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Several school districts in Iowa, including Nishnabotna, Essex, Exira and Shenandoah, will start classes two hours later this morning, according to Iowa's school alerts website. Essex will start classes at at 10:15 Friday. Buses will run two hours behind in Shenandoah, and no morning breakfast will be served.
Due to the wet and cold weather forecast, the memorial service today marking the 50th anniversary of the assassination of President John F. Kennedy will be held at Dundee Presbyterian Church, at Happy Hollow Boulevard and Underwood Avenue. -The service was originally set for Memorial Park. -The service will start and noon and include local speakers, a benediction and taps.
Due to inclement weather, OPS's high school information night was canceled Thursday night. The event was to take place at Alice Buffett Middle School. A makeup date will be established --- and an advisory about the new date will be sent out to the news media as soon as possible.