Archive for November, 2011

Lovilia City Election Results

Saturday, November 12th, 2011

Mayor Pat Gilbert reelected. Three council members elected. Reelected are Bob Beary and Scot Hugen. New member is Karrie Hutchinson. We appreciate these Lovilia residents giving their time and talents to serve the community.

Nikki Gilbert and Jake Force Marry

Nikki Gilbert and Jake Force recently married and will be living in Norwalk, Iowa. Nikki is the daughter of Angie Gilbert McCombs and stepdaughter of Mitch McCombs. Granddaughter of Bonnie and the late George Gilbert. Jake is the son of Danny Force. Jake’s grandparents are Mr. and Mrs. Jack Force.  Best wishes to you newlyweds.

Tom Romanco Hospitalized

Tom Romanco had total hip replacement surgery last week and then suffered a heart attack.  He was taken back into surgery and received four heart bypasses.  We have him and his family in our thoughts and prayers.

Lovilia House Destroyed by Fire

The house at the north end of the Lovilia baseball diamond caught fire a few days ago and is now not liveable.  The residents were the Yates family who are now living out of town.  Lovilia firemen fought the blaze and were aided by the Albia fire dept.

Lovilia Has Connection with 2011 World Series

World Series player has family roots in Lovilia.  Texas Rangers pitcher, Derek Halland, is the grandson of Walter Henderson.  Walter graduated from Lovilia High School in the class of 1950.  Derek’s great aunt is Betty Henderson Baker.  That is exciting to know! Yahoo!  Congratulations to Derek for his and his team’s successful year.

Go to Chili Supper Nov. 15 and Support Local 4-H Club

Local 4-H club will be serving a chili supper this November 15, Tuesday, starting at 5pm.  It will be at the Lovilia Community Building.  Free will offering is the cost.  Go get a great meal and support the kids club work!