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Fast to represent county seniors in special Legislature

Kirk Fast, Ozawkie, will participate in the 28th annual Kansas Silver-Haired Legislature as a delegate from Jefferson County. The organization, established by the Kansas Legislature, consists of individuals aged 60 and older elected by their peers to develop bills and resolutions that are of interest to Kansas seniors and their families. The Session will be […]

September 24th, 2010 | Posted in County News,Government,State | Read More »

Jeff West school board seeks citizens for planning committee

The Jefferson West Board of Education will hire a local firm to provide architectural plans and building costs for a complex to replace the bus barn and storage Quonset. Superintendent Scott Myers said the board wants a firm that can put together some general concepts and then determine the most economical type of structure to […]

September 24th, 2010 | Posted in Jefferson West School District,Schools | Read More »

Pasture Field Day set for October 2 at Long’s ranch

Oren Long and his wife, Vera, Valley Falls, will host a pasture and grazing management field day from 1 to 6 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 2. The field day will include a pasture walk, hay wagon pasture tour, and grazing related education. Oren and his grandson own and operate a 50-cow herd on 180 acres of […]

September 24th, 2010 | Posted in The Vindicator | Read More »

Perry’s smallest park in America honors Clyde Tryon

Clyde and Retha Tryon’s son, Denny Tryon, Ozawkie, is seen with the monument. The oak is in the background. Story and photos by Carolyn Kaberline It’s been said that every person has a story to tell, and if the same is true for trees, there’s an oak in Perry with a lot of tales to […]

September 24th, 2010 | Posted in Featured,Perry | Read More »

Barbara Hargis

Barbara Jean Boyd Hargis, 55, Oskaloosa, died Sept. 15, 2010, at her home after battling cancer since 2007. She was born Nov. 5, 1954, at Anoka, Minn., the daughter of Virgil LeRoy and Frances Kraska Lindholt. She was a 1972 graduate of Hoyt Lakes (Minn.) High School and she attended the Minnestoa School of Business. […]

September 24th, 2010 | Posted in Obituaries | Read More »

James DePoy

James Arthur DePoy was born December 21, 1910, at the family home near Cawker City, KS, to James Newton and Edith Ann Stedman DePoy. He was the third of nine children. He died September 18, 2010, three months short of his 100th birthday. Jim graduated from Cawker City High School in 1930. Over the years, […]

September 24th, 2010 | Posted in Obituaries | Read More »

Grasshopper Falls Day photo gallery

A photo gallery featuring many of the events from this year’s Grasshopper Falls Day. Use the arrows in the lower right to navigate through the slide show.

September 19th, 2010 | Posted in Featured | Read More »

The View From Rural Route #8

A friend found in a file the bottom one-third of a daily afternoon newspaper that featured a photo of corn being planted on her family’s land in April in the Kaw Valley in 1980. The exact date was nowhere to be found in the clip, but there was a reference to a Monday as if […]

September 19th, 2010 | Posted in Columns,Rural Route #8 | Read More »

Courthouse records: Sept. 16, 2010

District court— Traffic: 65 mph zone— Nathaniel L. Burnett, Atchison, 83 mph and driving while suspended, $253.50 and 90 days in jail; Therese Kenkel, Ozawkie, 76 mph, $144.50. 45 mph zone— Gary D. Patterson, Cummings, 71 mph, $252.50. Other traffic violations— Bradley E. Tollefson, Silver Lake, reckless driving, refusal to submit to breath test, DUI, […]

September 19th, 2010 | Posted in County News,Courthouse Records | Read More »

Next generation 911 has some concerns

by Dennis Sharkey County 911 Dispatch Director Susan Newell is working at moving the county toward the next generation of 911 capabilties, however, she’s not excited. Moving toward the next generation of technology involves intergrating today’s cell phone capabilties with 911 dispatch centers. “The generation that we’ve raised coming up just loves, loves, loves their […]

September 19th, 2010 | Posted in County,County Commission,Government | Read More »

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