basketball5th-6th grade youth basketball registration deadline is this Friday, October 24.

love incSHELDON, IOWA- Love INC is going to be hosting a job readiness and personal presentation workshop on Thursday, October 30, 2014. Are you leaving a good IMPRESSion? Join Love INC for a 1-night event on how to IMPRESS others with what God gave you. Local resources will show how to find affordable clothing by bringing in clothing samples. Local employers will also be available for questions and feedback. Free child care will be provided. Please call the Love INC office at 324-9707 to reserve your spot. RSVP deadline is Tuesday, October 28, 2014.

Orab-LogoSave the date! The 2015 Orab Sheldon Community Schools Reunion will be Friday July 3rd, 2015 and Saturday July 4th, 2015.

For more information go to or like them of Facebook, just look for Sheldon Orab 2015 All School Reunion.

2-year-old Parker Lloyd, son of Tyler and Maggie Lloyd, will have a benefit dinner on Tuesday, October 28th, from 4:30 pm to 7:30 pm at the Sheldon United Methodist Church Fellowship Hall. They will be serving spaghetti and fettuccine alfredo, with salad, bread, and bars.

All proceeds and free will donations will go to Parker’s treatment and offset medical costs.

He will be having a bone marrow operation, and will be quarantined for 30 days, and will be in the hospital for 100 days.

!cid_8B92E8D09A9144649B0DAD757BC9C893@Trei1PCPlans are underway for ST. MARY’S ANNUAL FALL DINNER.
It will be held on Sunday, October 26th at the Ashton Legion Community Center.  Serving will be from 10:30 AM to 1:00 PM.  It will be a catered broasted chicken dinner with homemade pies and desserts.
A raffle will also be held. Proceeds will go to different charitable projects. Please come and join us!

Lord's Acre Day ArcherArcher United Methodist Church Celebrates their 64th Annual Lord’s Acre Day on Saturday, October 25, 2014 and their Quasquicentennial on Sunday, October 26th, 2014.

Lord’s Acre Day is a celebration of the harvest season, originally a day when area farmers would donate an acre’s worth of grain to the church; Lord’s Acre Day continues to be a cornerstone of Archer United Methodist’s annual fund raising.

Lord’s Acre Day 2014 is being held at the Archer United Methodist Church in Archer, Iowa on Saturday, October 25th.

This year’s theme is “Rejoice! 125 Years.”  The service of thanks starts at 10:00 AM, with the bazaar, silent auction, and children’s fishing pond at 11:00 AM.  Lunch is served from 11:00 to 1:00, with a free-will offering.   Enjoy creamed chicken or tavern sandwiches, baked beans, homemade pie, and beverages.

This year is extra special, because The Archer United Methodist Church has another reason to celebrate!  The Archer United Methodist Church is proud to announce the 125th anniversary of its founding with the theme of “Rejoice! 125 Years.”

On Sunday, October 26, there will be a special service of memories at 10:30 with past members and pastors also present.  A catered dinner will follow at 12:00.  Come share this special time with us and reminisce with old friends and make some new.

The Archer United Methodist Church invites everyone, young and old, to join them in these days of fun and fellowship.

soupSt. Cecelia’s Catholic Church Soup & Pie Supper will be on Thursday, October 30, 2014 at 310 East Fourth Street, Sanborn.

Serving will be from 4:30 pm to 7:00 pm, and a free will offering will be taken.



Benefit for Karla Robinet (Former Sheldon Librarian)
Pampered Chef Open House
Iowa State Bank Conference Room
Sheldon Iowa
Thursday October 30
Proceeds from Open House will help Karla with medical expenses and Relay For Life as she fights cancer. If unable to attend and interested in placing an order call Sheryl at 1-712-723-5270 or Tricia at 1-712-539-8336 or online at