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 [...]
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.
After only three months on the job, Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach is taking a victory lap for Republicans.
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.
Courthouse records for the week of April 21, 2011
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.
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.
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.
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 [...]
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 [...]