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Solution for Northwind Drive road project delay is possible

by Dennis Sharkey Residents of the Northwind subdivision in the county’s southeast corner may have a solution to their road project by the time this story is published. “Hopefully by Tuesday we’ll have some kind of game plan,” said Road and Bridge Director Francis Hubbard to commissioners on Monday. An engineer hired by the county […]

November 14th, 2010 | Posted in County,County Commission,Government | Read More »

Oskaloosa Bears rolled in Pittsburg

by Dennis Sharkey The Oskaloosa Bears bowed out of the playoffs early by getting thumped 40-6 by top seed St. Mary’s Colgan-Pittsburg. The final score is not indicative of how the game played out and the Bears had a chance to take a lead as the second quarter wound down. The Bears trailed only 7-6 […]

November 14th, 2010 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Perry-Lecompton students get to cast ballots in state, national election

Amanda Wyninger, Perry, turns in her ballot as Josh Kampher, Perry, begins his turn in the 2010 Kids Voting Kansas elections held at the Perry Community Center. Students K-12 were encouraged to make their voices heard by participating in the voting process, held alongside the regular polls. Volunteers Dennis Knudson and Roy Seeton, of Masonic […]

November 14th, 2010 | Posted in County News,Featured | Read More »

‘Sound of Music’ coming to Perry-Lecompton High School

by Carolyn Kaberline The halls of Perry-Lecompton High School will be filled with the “Sound of Music” as the Rodgers and Hammerstein musical of the same name will be presented this Thursday, Friday, and Saturday, November 11 through 13 in the PLHS Theatre. The musical, which is based on a true story, tells of Maria, […]

November 14th, 2010 | Posted in County News,Perry School District,Schools | Read More »

Oskaloosa 2A volleyball champs on parade

Oskaloosa elementary school students waved red and blue balloons as they waited for the Oskaloosa girls volleyball team to pass them on a fire truck during a parade to honor the team for winning the Kansas Class 2A state championship. The Oskaloosa girls volleyball team caught a ride on an Oskaloosa Fire Department truck last […]

November 14th, 2010 | Posted in County News,Featured,The Independent | Read More »

Walbridges honored as 4-H Family of the Year

Doug and Sandy Walbridge and their children, Marc and Katie, were honored Saturday night as the Jefferson County 4-H Family of the Year. At left are Arleta and Bill Manville, who made the presentation. Photo by Rachelle Feldkamp by Clarke Davis The Doug and Sandy Walbridge family, McLouth, was honored Saturday night with the Family […]

November 14th, 2010 | Posted in Featured,The Independent | Read More »

Special meeting plans housing development in Valley Falls

by Clarke Davis Exploring ways to bring utilities to the Barnes Subdivision and how to finance it will be the only agenda item for a special meeting of the Valley Falls City Council at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 16. Mayor Charles Stutesman and the council believe they need to dedicate an entire meeting to that […]

November 14th, 2010 | Posted in County News,Government,Municipalities,Valley Falls | Read More »

Repairing a 90-year-old street

Utilities superintendent Daryl Courter, left, Jeff Church, and Paul Burghart spent three days this week laying brick in an effort to restore a part of Broadway west of the Elm Street intersection. Church carried brick to Courter and Burghart as they laid the bricks on newly poured concrete and sand. They ran a line in […]

November 13th, 2010 | Posted in County News,Featured,The Vindicator | Read More »

Dragons end football season in regional play

Dragon quarterback Alex Lederer and a number of receivers kept the ball in the air for a winning season. Photo by Brad Roudybush by Clarke Davis The Valley Falls Dragon football team ended its season Friday night in regional play losing to Olpe, 35-6. The Dragons started the season off rough, losing three of their […]

November 13th, 2010 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Alvin King

Alvin Ray King, 68, Oskaloosa, died Nov. 8, 2010, at the Hickory Pointe Care Center in Oskaloosa. He was born March 11, 1942, in rural Ozawkie, the son of Everett and Lilly May Myers King Sr. He worked many years as a laborer. He worked with his dad in his blacksmith shop in old Ozawkie […]

November 12th, 2010 | Posted in Obituaries | Read More »

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