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Dress right for an active lifestyle

Now more than ever people are being urged to get up off the couch and start getting active. The National Center for Health Statistics offers that 60 percent of American women are overweight and over one-third of adult women are obese. Exercise and a healthy diet are essential to maintaining optimal health. Getting active is […]

April 30th, 2011 | Posted in Women Today | Read More »

Town Crier: Time is right for recycling program

by Clarke Davis The first Earth Day was observed 41 years ago and we are just now having a serious discussion in this town about a recycling program. Back then, emerging from the Age of Aquarius, there were rivers and lakes so full of chemicals and sludge they could no longer sustain life. Smog in […]

April 30th, 2011 | Posted in Columns,Town Crier | Read More »

FD No. 11 cancels meeting dealing with paramedic

The special meeting of Fire District No. 11 board that was supposed to be held Tuesday night was cancelled.

April 30th, 2011 | Posted in County,Government,Valley Falls | Read More »

Outdoor Kansas for Kids Days connect youth with outdoors

Kansas Wildscape, Wildlife and Parks events held statewide throughout summer   LAWRENCE — The Kansas Wildscape Foundation works closely with the Kansas Department of Wildlife and Parks on a number of programs, but Outdoor Kansas for Kids may do more than any other to help promote the department’s mission “to instill an understanding of our […]

April 30th, 2011 | Posted in Featured | Read More »

The race is on at Easter celebrations in Valley Falls and Oskaloosa

Oskaloosa first-grader Evan Shupe broke away from the pack Saturday morning at Old Jefferson Town for the annual Oskaloosa Lion’s Club Easter Egg hunt. Hundreds of local children collected the eggs filled with candy and money prizes. Photo by Dennis Sharkey It doesn’t take the older children long to clean the city park of 4,000 […]

April 29th, 2011 | Posted in Featured | Read More »

Maundy Thursday tradition continues at Valley Falls church

“The Living Scene”—a depiction of Leonardo Da Vinci’s painting of “The Last Supper”—was the unique feature of Maundy Thursday services at the United Methodist Church in Valley Falls. The tradition began in 1955 and has involved more than 70 participants over the years. The Vindicator last featured “The Living Scene” in March 2005 when the […]

April 29th, 2011 | Posted in The Vindicator | Read More »

Smoke alarm alerts neighbor of fire in Valley Falls

The District 11 fire department was called to the upstairs apartment of Jason Sears and Misty Eaton at 407 1/2 Broadway in Valley Falls about 9 p.m. April 20.

April 29th, 2011 | Posted in County News | Read More »

‘Time for Tea’ party at Valley Falls United Methodist Church

The Valley Falls Recreation Commission is sponsoring “A Time for Tea” party.

April 29th, 2011 | Posted in County News | Read More »

Dragon thinclads compete at Effingham

Dragon Alex Nottingham reaches for the baton from Dalton Sayers in the 4x100m relay at ACCHS track meet April 12. The team placed second. Story by Davis Publications Inc. Photos by Seth Coooper The Valley Falls boys’ track team finished eight among 14 competing at Atchison County Community High School, Effingham, April 12. The girls […]

April 29th, 2011 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Lecompton students raise $800 for Japanese earthquake victims

It began with a discussion in Lisa Scrimsher’s second grade class at Lecompton Elementary school and ended up with a school-wide fundraiser that raised more than $800 to help the children in Japan affected by the earthquake and tsunami.

April 29th, 2011 | Posted in Featured,The Vindicator | Read More »

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