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JCN conducting survey for baseball, softball

by Dennis Sharkey An effort is under way to find out if JCN USD 339 residents want a baseball or softball team for students. The district is currently conducting a survey of patrons to gauge the interest in the high school fielding a team. Superintendent Dr. Tim Marshall said it’s a topic that has been […]

October 28th, 2010 | Posted in County News,Jefferson County North School District,Schools | Read More »

Needhams offer to kickstart housing stock in Valley Falls

by Clarke Davis The Valley Falls City Council was visited by local residents Les and Julia Needham last Wednesday night, who told officials they were interested in building houses in the Barnes Addition. They expressed interest in five lots starting at 19th and Frazier streets and running north along the east side of Frazier. The […]

October 28th, 2010 | Posted in Featured,Government,Municipalities,Valley Falls | Read More »

7 Tips for Good Hair

Shiny, lustrous and thick hair is desired by so many women. Far too often, however, this isn’t the type of hair DNA has dealt. But you can use the wide array of products and hair care tips available to achieve the best head of hair you can put forward. 1. Change your diet: A protein-rich […]

October 28th, 2010 | Posted in Women Today | Read More »

Jefferson County has been hit hard by mortgage crisis

by Dennis Sharkey Home foreclosures and the mortgage industry meltdown have considerably helped contribute to the nation’s economic downturn and high unemployment. Jefferson County and the state have fared better than some areas of the country but the problem is still evident at home. In 2009, 116 foreclosures were filed in the Jefferson County Circuit […]

October 26th, 2010 | Posted in Business,County News,Featured | Read More »

The View From Rural Route #8

My long time friend who has farmed all his life and is known for his even manner, suddenly let himself go the other day in frustration over the fact that the nearby giant grain company was telling farmers it would not accept grain for storage. It was harvest, and unless you were a farmer willing […]

October 25th, 2010 | Posted in Columns,Rural Route #8 | Read More »

Route 92 Quick Shop and Bait opens

Route 92 Quick Shop and Bait, formerly known as Metzger’s Bear Essentials, held their official grand opening on Saturday with games and free hot dogs. Owner Jeannine Williams, holding the scissors, was joined by her staff from left, Kyra Coffman, Aaron Coffman (clown), Caitlin Faulconer, David Williams, Margaret Pritchard, Chelsey Dome, Dotti Harris, Sandy Coffman, […]

October 25th, 2010 | Posted in Business,County News | Read More »

Courthouse records: Oct. 21, 2010

District court— Traffic: 55 mph zone— Raymond F. Schober Jr., Topeka, 72 mph, fines plus costs $180.50. Other traffic violations— Michael E. Meier, Topeka, transporting an open container, improper driving on a laned roadway, unsafe turning or stopping, $243.50. Wildlife and parks— Martin L. McQueen, Kansas City, operating a vehicle on a closed road, $147.50; […]

October 25th, 2010 | Posted in County News,Courthouse Records | Read More »

Scout camp looks to build private access road

by Dennis Sharkey A Boy Scout campground near 86th Street and Kingman Road may have dust control restrictions removed from their plan. Commissioners unanimously approved removing three conditions from their 2003 approved plan that requires them to spread calcium along three roadways to control dust. The three conditions were added along with the approved plan. […]

October 24th, 2010 | Posted in County,County Commission,County News,Government | Read More »

McLouth schools looking for new superintendent

McLouth USD 342 once again has a help wanted sign in the window. Last Monday night the board unanimously approved the appointment of Dean Wolfe to fill position three that was vacated by former Board President Dan Evans. Evans resigned in May. Wolfe will serve the remaining time of Evans term that expires next June. […]

October 23rd, 2010 | Posted in County News,McLouth School District,Schools | Read More »

Ape Escape! Loose Chimp Smashes Up Kansas City, Mo. Cop Car

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