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Delene Sherretts

Delene Ruth Sherretts, 80, Topeka, died Dec. 26, 2010. She was born Oct. 20, 1930, in Wakarusa, the daughter of Clarence and Faye Morris Redenbaugh. She resided in Meriden most of her life, before moving to Topeka in 1989. She was employed by the state of Kansas, retiring after 13 years. She was a 50-year […]

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Betty Beeler

A memorial Celebration of Life for Betty L. Beeler, 82, Grantville, was held at 11 a.m. Wednesday, Dec. 29 at the Grantville United Methodist Church. Inurnment will be at a later date at Grantville Cemetery. Mrs. Beeler died Dec. 23, 2010, at an Omaha hospital of a ruptured aortic aneurysm. She was born July 9, […]

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Merle Chalmers

Merle E. Chalmers, 81, Topeka, died Dec. 22, 2010. He was born Dec. 31, 1928, to Wilhelmina and Phillip Chalmers at Green. He graduated from Manhattan High School. He married Anna Hunt at Denison Sept. 1, 1957. He was employed and retired from the Kansas Army National Guard after 23 years. He was then employed […]

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Everett E. Boots

Everett E. Boots, 61, Meriden, died Wednesday, Dec. 22, 2010, at his home. He was born Sept. 23, 1949, in Manchester, Iowa, the son of Everett K. and Mary Ackers Boots. He attended Central City High School and later received his GED. He was drafted into the U.S. Army and proudly served his country in […]

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Wade Miller

Wade Miller, 86, Mayetta, died Tuesday, Dec. 21, 2010, at the Atchison Hospital Emergency Room. He was born on April 14, 1924, southeast of Oskaloosa, the son of Harvey E. and Sarah Elizabeth “Bessie” Black Miller. He attended Valley Falls High School and later received his GED in 1985. He served in the U.S. Navy […]

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Abbey Kearney scores her career 1,000th point

Abbey Kearney is shown in action against Kansas City Christian Dec. 17. The following Tuesday night, she scored two free throws to reach the 1,000-point career mark and then dropped the winning basket. Photos by Bradley Roudybush by Clarke Davis The last ball game before Christmas break was a special one for senior Abbey Kearney […]

December 31st, 2010 | Posted in Featured,Sports,The Vindicator | Read More »

Interviews for McLouth USD 342 superintendent will begin next month

by Dennis Sharkey Patrons of McLouth USD 342 could know who the next superintendent will be by February. Last month Superintendent Jean Rush submitted her resignation to board members after they decided in October to not renew her contract. At that time the board voted to hire the Kansas Association of School Boards to conduct […]

December 31st, 2010 | Posted in McLouth School District,Schools | Read More »

Rumors of expansion surround Delaware Valley

by Dennis Sharkey The last time the principals of the Delaware Valley League met the topic of expansion was on the table. McLouth High School Principal Mike Bogard said last week during a school board meeting that the idea of expansion was an unpopular topic among the principals, and if it were up to them […]

December 30th, 2010 | Posted in County News,Jefferson County North School District,Jefferson West School District,McLouth School District,Oskaloosa School District,Perry School District,Schools,Sports,Valley Falls School District | Read More »

Strip club takes center stage, lawsuit threatened if denied

First Amendment attorney Daniel Aaronson, left, and strip club owner Zach Snyder laugh during comments made by those opposing his proposed strip club near Meriden. Large crowd forces move to larger quarters; recessed hearing to resume Tuesday, Jan. 4 Story and photo by Dennis Sharkey A crowd of about 200 concerned Jefferson County residents filled […]

December 29th, 2010 | Posted in County,County Commission,Featured,Government | Read More »

County will replace third bridge along Ferguson Road

Jefferson County Commissioners on Monday approved a contract to begin design work on a bridge replacement on Ferguson Road between K-16 Hwy. and K-92 Hwy. The project is expected to begin sometime this spring and construction is expected to last about 60 days. This is the third and final bridge scheduled for a replacement along […]

December 28th, 2010 | Posted in County,County Commission,Government | Read More »

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