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Holland says Brownback does not want to share plans

by Dennis Sharkey Kansas state senator and Democratic candidate for governor says he has a plan for Kansas and wants to share the details. He says his opponent U.S. Sen. Sam Brownback does not. Holland made a stop in Jefferson County last week to share some of the details of his plans for Kansas if […]

October 31st, 2010 | Posted in County News,Government,State | Read More »

Day dedicated to division at Perry-Lecompton Middle School

Fifth graders Shelby Hetherington, Conor Hendrickson, Spencer Archer, Domineq Kalinichenko and Kyleigh Leslie use duck manipulatives to solve a division problem while Karla Meyer looks on at Perry-Lecompton Middle School. Story and photos by Carolyn Kaberline There were games, snacks throughout the day and pizza for lunch, but there was also a lot of learning […]

October 31st, 2010 | Posted in County News,Perry School District,Schools,The Vindicator | Read More »

Oskaloosa defeats Oberlin for Class 2A state volleyball title

Oskaloosa defeated Oberlin to win the Class 2A state volleyball championship Saturday night. Above, members of the Oskaloosa girls’ volleyball team celebrated Oct. 23 at Immaculata High School after upsetting top seed Burlingame in the finals of the Class 2A substate tournament in Leavenworth.   Photos by Monty Davis After being defeated in the first set, Oskaloosa […]

October 30th, 2010 | Posted in Sports,The Independent | Read More »

Miller revives talent from younger days to beomce the Piano Man

by Clarke Davis Matt Miller is at home on the ivories. He’s a piano playing man just waiting for his next gig. From classical Beethoven to rock ‘n’ roll and ragtime, Miller can be just as diverse as his audience. A Valley Falls native now living in Oskaloosa, Miller began devoting more time to music […]

October 30th, 2010 | Posted in Featured,The Independent | Read More »

Lady Chargers fall in sub state final

JCN senior Kelsey Deviney spikes the ball past twi McLouth Lady Bulldog defenders in Saturday’s first round class 3A substate tournament win over McLouth. Story and photo by Dennis Sharkey The JCN Lady Chargers Volleyball team’s run at the state tournament fell short in the class 3A sub-state finals Saturday on their home court. The […]

October 29th, 2010 | Posted in County News,Sports | Read More »

McLouth city council wants to talk water rates

by Dennis Sharkey The McLouth City Administrator Carl Chalfant wants the City Council to have a talk with residents about water rates. Chalfant threw the issue on the table at the Tuesday, Oct. 19, meeting and outlined why the discussion needs to happen soon. Chalfant asked the council to consider a series of public meetings […]

October 29th, 2010 | Posted in McLouth,Municipalities | Read More »

James Eberly Macomber

James Eberly Macomber, 76, Atchison, formerly of Winchester, died Oct. 23, 2010, at the Atchison Hospital. He was born June 10, 1934, in Atchison, the son of the late E.O. and Edna Eberly Macomber. He graduated from Atchison High School in 1952 and married his high school sweetheart, Norma Reppert, Jan. 31, 1954, at the […]

October 29th, 2010 | Posted in Obituaries | Read More »

Rachel Sara Rees

Rachel Sara Rees, 91, died Oct. 22, 2010, at Homestead Assisted Living in Topeka. She was born Jan. 28, 1919 in Burns, to Ernest and Rosa Whetherholt Sayre. She attended Pleasant Valley Rural School and graduated from Cedar Point High School in 1936. She was the granddaughter of a Free-Methodist minister and daughter of a […]

October 29th, 2010 | Posted in Obituaries | Read More »

Judy Householder

Judy Irene Annis Householder, 70, Perry, died Oct. 20, 2010, at the Midland Hospice House in Topeka. She was born Oct. 21, 1939, at Lawrence, the daughter of Thomas Newton and Verna Mae Sumner Annis. She was a 1957 graduate of Perry Rural High School. She worked as a switchboard receptionist for the Williams Equipment […]

October 29th, 2010 | Posted in Obituaries | Read More »

McLouth officials scurrying to meet grant deadline for community center

by Dennis Sharkey Community officials in McLouth are almost to the finish line, but one hurdle remains in submitting a grant for a new community center building. Last Tuesday, Oct. 19, the McLouth City Council approved three documents crucial to the process. However, one very important document is still missing and some concerning questions have […]

October 29th, 2010 | Posted in Government,McLouth,Municipalities | Read More »

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