Home » May 31st, 2011 Entries posted on “May, 2011”

Commissioners move forward with new zoning regulations

Commissioners approved new county zoning and code regulations that pertain to adult entertainment businesses.

May 31st, 2011 | Posted in County,County Commission,Government | Read More »

Residents question the need for attorney at Oskaloosa city meetings

by Dennis Sharkey Oskaloosa Mayor Mike Boyd said last week that many residents are expressing concerns about attorneys Mike and Jan Hayes at city council meetings. Boyd brougt the issue up before the council approved a new contract with Hayes & Hayes for attorney services. The contract pays the firm $6,000 a year for 10 […]

May 31st, 2011 | Posted in Government,Municipalities,Valley Falls | Read More »

Some Oskaloosa residents urging city to begin work on pool

With a lot of unknowns surrounding the condition of the Oskaloosa city pool, some residents are getting restless perceiving a lack of motivation to get moving.

May 31st, 2011 | Posted in Featured,Government,Municipalities,Oskaloosa | Read More »

Courthouse records: May 26, 2011

Courthouse records from the week of May 26, 2011

May 31st, 2011 | Posted in County News,Courthouse Records | Read More »

Bigham retains chair following RWD ouster meeting in Meriden

Rod Bigham remains chairman of the board of Jefferson County Rural Water District No. 1, Meriden.

May 31st, 2011 | Posted in Government | Read More »

Linn Street next big project for city of Valley Falls

by Clarke Davis Rebuilding Linn Street from Highway K-16 to 19th Street will be such a big expense, Valley Falls Mayor Charles Stutesman worries that the rest of the streets will fall into decline because of it. As three council members pondered letting street bids for this year at the May 18 meeting, the mayor […]

May 31st, 2011 | Posted in Government,Municipalities,Valley Falls | Read More »

Arnold works to piece together buried ancestors past

Stephen Arnold has been back to work restoring tombstones in the Ozawkie Cemetery.

May 31st, 2011 | Posted in County News,The Vindicator | Read More »

Valley Falls native honored by Emporia State for life’s work

Valley Falls native Dr. Robert Lonard, a research professor at the University of Texas, was honored recently by Emporia State University naming him a “Distinguished Botanist” for his life’s work.

May 31st, 2011 | Posted in County News | Read More »

Edith Wilson

Edith Iona Wilson, 91, Lawrence, died May 17, 2011 at her home.

May 31st, 2011 | Posted in Obituaries | Read More »

Fannie Botts

Fannie Lou Botts, 79, Tonganoxie, formerly of Kansas City, died Saturday May 21, 2011, at the Tonganoxie Nursing Center.

May 31st, 2011 | Posted in Obituaries | Read More »

Recently Commented