• International Holiday Festival comes to All Cultures Equal this Saturday.
The first ever International Holiday Festival at All Cultures Equal will be Saturday,December 14 at the ACE Center,1440 East Second Street from 4:00 until 7:00 p.m. The event will feature samples of ethnic holiday treats representing countries from around the globe. There will be Christmas music from a variety of countries, games for children and more. Admission is free for everyone. If you would like more information please call ACE director Janet Toering at 515-450-2973.
• Hamilton County Compensation Board to meet Friday.
The Hamilton County Compensation Board will meet Friday afternoon at 1:00 in the supervisors board room. The board will discuss setting the salaries of elected county officials for the 2014-15 fiscal year beginning next July 1 plus other matters that may come before the board.
• Stratford motorist escapes injury in one car crash Sunday.
A one car accident one mile northwest of Stratford on Bellville Road was investigated Sunday by the Hamilton Conty Sheriff's Department. Reportedly a 1996 Lincoln Town car driven by Larry Davis of Stratford lost control of the car due to the snow and ice covered roadway. The car spun around, entering the east ditch, striking an embankment where it came to rest. Davis escaped injury in the Sunday accident. Investigating deputy Scott McConnell estimated the damage to the Davis car at $2500.
• Holiday Lighted Drive begins this Wednesday,December 11.
• Guys Night Out set for this Friday,December 13.