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News

Wesley “Wes” Allen Sovers

Wesley “Wes” Allen Sovers, 65, of Solon, died Wednesday, Jan. 14, 2009 at Bickford Cottage in Iowa City after a lengthy illness. Funeral mass was held Monday, Jan. 19, 2009 at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Solon, with Fr. David Wilkening presiding. Burial followed in St. Mary’s Cemetery. Visitation was held 3 to 7 p.m. Sunday with a Knights of Columbus rosary at 4 p.m. and a vigil at 7 p.m. at St. Mary’s Catholic Church. Full military rites were conducted by the Solon American Legion Stinocher Post 460. Brosh Chapel in Solon is in charge of arrangements.

Ronald Lathrop

Ronald Lathrop, 66, of Lone Tree, died Monday, Jan. 5, 2009 at the University of Iowa Hospital. Per Ronald’s wishes there will be no visitation or funeral services. In lieu of flowers, a memorial fund has been established at the funeral home in memory of Ronald. Sympathy notes may be left for the Lathrop family at www.lewisfuneralhomes.com. The Sorden-Lewis Home for Funeral and Cremation Services of Lone Tree is handling the arrangements for Ron and his family.

Ina N. Copeland

Ina N. Copeland, 99, formerly of North Liberty, died Friday, Jan. 2, 2009, at Honey Creek Cottage in Swisher.
Memorial services will be held at a later date. Memorial donations can be made in her memory to the Alzheimer’s Association. Online condolences may be sent for her family through the web at www.gayandciha.com.
Her family includes a son and his wife, Frank and Audrey Copeland of Afton, Minn., five grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Virgil S. Copeland.

Johnson County Compensation Commission vacancy

IOWA CITY– The Johnson County Board of Supervisors announces vacancies on the Johnson County Compensation Commission. These terms will begin immediately and expires Dec. 31, 2009.
Duties include assessment of damage to all property taken by the applicant and located in the county. No member of the Compensation Commission selected shall possess any interest in the proceeding which would cause such person to render a biased decision.

Kirkwood to host Children's Miracle Dance Marathon

IOWA CITY– Each year, nearly 80 American schools participate in Dance Marathon across the country in support of the Children’s Miracle Network. Now the Kirkwood Community College Iowa City Campus is getting in on the fun and the fund-raising.
“The community gives so much to the college in terms of support. To show our appreciation we like to give back in turn. Dance Marathon is a wonderful fund-raising event in which our students and their families can participate and have lots of fun doing so,” said Kirkwood faculty member Connie Marberry.

Joint Communications Center receives second grant

IOWA CITY– The announcement of a second grant award for the new Johnson County Joint Communications Center in Iowa City should help to ease the construction costs of the new building and county wide interoperable communications system.
In November 2008, the Johnson County Emergency Management Agency was awarded $1,927,882 from the federal Public Safety Interoperable Communications Grant.
Funding from this grant will be used toward the new countywide joint emergency communications center and interoperable radio system.