Welcome to Pleasantville

Located just 25 miles southeast of Des Moines in central Marion County, Iowa, Pleasantville offers a a small-town feel with large town amenities.

With the variety of services, businesses, restaurants and more in Pleasantville, we encourage you to visit and take a look around to see what our community offers!

Featured Business

Life is full of opportunities to show someone we love them. One such opportunity is the funeral or memorial service.

At Bertrand Funeral Homes, they have years of experience caring for families, from all walks of life. Families trust Bertrand Funeral Homes's because of their reputation of quality and sincerity.

For more information about the services they provide, stop by their offices in Knoxville or Pleasantville, visit their web site at www.bertrandfuneralhomes.com/, or for immediate needs contact them by phone at (515) 842-3217.

Pleasantville City-wide Garage Sales

Pleasantville city wide garage sales will be June 12 - 14, 2015. Submit your garage sale information to the Marion County News by June 2nd to be included in the listing.

Cost is $3.00 for 20 words (address and dates do not count in the 20 words). Send to PO Box 561, or drop off at the Marion County News office. Please include name and phone number, in case there are questions.

This event is sponsored by the Marion County News. Download the submission form here, or for more information contact Deann Borgerson at dab@dwx.com.

5th Annual Pleasantville Pig Out

Make plans to attend the 5th annual Pleasantville Pig Out. This year, events take place on Friday, June 5th at the Pleasantville Sports Complex, and on Saturday, June 6th in downtown Pleasantville.

On Friday, you won't want to miss the free meal that begins at 5:30 p.m. Other activities include a beer garden, music, inflatables, and new this year, a greased pig contest for kids ages 4 - 12.

On Saturday, enjoy a car show, BBQ contest & sampling, baking contest, and kids activities from 11:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. Gates open at 10:00 a.m. and sampling begins at noon, with a free-will donation.

For for more information, visit the Pig Out Facebook Page.

Checkerboard's 40th Anniversary Celebration

Join the staff of Checkerboard Restaurant in celebrating their 40th anniversary with a magician and street dance beginning at 5:00 p.m. on Saturday, July 18th.

The magician begins at 5:00 p.m. and the street dance featuring Andy Anderson & The Party Party Band begins at 7:00 p.m. in downtown Pleasantville

For for more information, download the flyer, stop by the restaurant, or contact Rhonda Zimmerman at (515) 848-3742.