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Dragons’ bats power past Bears

Story and photo by Dennis Sharkey The Valley Falls Dragons used their power to blast past the Oskaloosa Bears Monday night in Oskaloosa 9-4. The Dragons trailed the Bears 4-2 after two innings and had two on with no outs in the top of the third inning with Ben Cook at the plate. Cook crushed […]

April 26th, 2011 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Gonzalez says lawmaker’s remarks helped derail reform

Some remarks made by a southeastern Kansas state representative last month are being blamed for the legislature’s inability to move legislation involving immigration reform forward.

April 26th, 2011 | Posted in County News,Government,State | Read More »

Kobach takes victory lap for Republicans at breakfast forum

After only three months on the job, Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach is taking a victory lap for Republicans.

April 26th, 2011 | Posted in County News,The Independent | Read More »

Jefferson County ranks among bottom third for health indicators

Jefferson County is ranked in the bottom third of health rankings across the state according to a recently released study by the Robert Wood Foundation and the University of Wisconsin’s Public Health Institute.

April 26th, 2011 | Posted in County,County Commission,County News,Government | Read More »

Courthouse records: April 21, 2011

Courthouse records for the week of April 21, 2011

April 25th, 2011 | Posted in County News,Courthouse Records | Read More »

Valley Falls USD 338 school board lets sports contracts

The Valley Falls school board approved coaching contracts for the next school term and purchased athletic equipment with it met in regular session April 11.

April 25th, 2011 | Posted in Schools,Valley Falls School District | Read More »

Nonresident member is Fire District No. 11 board issue

Acquiring someone to conduct a financial audit and seating a nonresident on the board was the primary business before the Jefferson County Fire District 11 board April 12.

April 25th, 2011 | Posted in Government | Read More »

Dragons extend wins with victories over Maur Hill, Riverside

The Valley Falls baseball team extended its season record to 6-2 last week beating Maur Hill in a doubleheader and splitting with Riverside, formerly Doniphan County.

April 23rd, 2011 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Two Jefferson County high schools offering summer theatre camps

Jefferson West and Jefferson County North theatre departments will again offer a summer theater camp at their respective schools. JCN’s camp will run from June 6 to 10 with morning camp from 9 a.m. to noon for kindergarten through fourth-grade. Fifth- through eighth- grade will be held from 1 to 4 p.m. The camp will […]

April 23rd, 2011 | Posted in Featured,Jefferson County North School District,Jefferson West School District,Schools | Read More »

Valley Falls couple finds ancestors were neighbors in late 1700s

Frank and Edith Shrimplin discovered in researching their history that their families five generations back resided in the same county in Pennsylvania during the Washington presidency. Frank is holding a framed copy of the “taxable inhabitants” of the county listing their ancestors. Story and photo by Clarke Davis In 1793 there was a man by […]

April 23rd, 2011 | Posted in Featured,The Vindicator | Read More »

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