Lisbon Lions varsity wrestling coach Brad Smith talked about his team’s chance at success in the approaching season, and didn’t sound the least intimidated.

Larry and Kathy Pisarik are celebrating their 50th wedding anniversary. Lawrence Pisarik, of Mount Vernon, and Kathreen Rilett, of Poplar Grove, Ill., and Mount Vernon, were married Aug. 18, 1971 at Sts. Peter & Paul’s Church in Solon.

Danny (Dan) Lee McNeal, 72, of Mount Vernon, passed away peacefully in the arms of his beloved wife and children Nov. 13, 2021, at the Ed and Joan Hemphill Hospice Inpatient Unit at St. Luke’s Hospital in Cedar Rapids.