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Ouster proceedings sought against 3 Rural Water District No. 1 officials

by Clarke Davis There’s trouble on the Jefferson County Rural Water District No. 1 board and one member believes ousting three members will help solve the problem. Member Mike Carmona has called a special meeting for 7 p.m. Thursday, May 19, at the United Methodist Church in Meriden during which he intends to call for […]

May 17th, 2011 | Posted in Government | Read More »

Courthouse records: May 12, 2011

Courthouse records for the week of May 12, 2011.

May 16th, 2011 | Posted in County News,Courthouse Records | Read More »

Valley Falls City Council criticized for taking high trash hauling bid

City hall is taking some heat after the Valley Falls City Council accepted the high bidder to haul trash last month, jumping the monthly fee $2.75 a household.

May 16th, 2011 | Posted in Government,Municipalities,Valley Falls | Read More »

County won’t block Meriden club opening while federal case is being heard

Jefferson County Commissioners will not block the plans by business owner Zach Snyder to open a restaurant and bar just outside of Meriden on K-4 Highway.

May 16th, 2011 | Posted in County,County Commission,Government | Read More »

Playing in the rain

Members of the Oskaloosa and Valley Falls baseball teams worked together to drag a large tarp across the infield at Community America Ballpark in Kansas City May 5 before a heavy storm arrived. The game was rescheduled from last month and again had to be rescheduled. The game was eventually played on Mother’s Day. Valley […]

May 15th, 2011 | Posted in Sports,The Independent | Read More »

Plans for new ambulance station in Meriden move forward

by Dennis Sharkey Commissioners gave the go ahead to construct a new ambulance sub-station in Meriden. Ambulance Director James Tweed was given permission to begin developing plans for the substation. Once plans are approved Tweed will be given the green light to let bids for construction. Earlier this year commissioners bought a building from Rock […]

May 15th, 2011 | Posted in County,County Commission,Government | Read More »

McLouth recommends residents check gas connectors

by Dennis Sharkey A recent call to the McLouth City Hall has led to a warning from Fire Chief Carl Chalfant. Earlier this year a resident of McLouth called city hall when they smelled the odor of gas in their home. Tragedy was adverted at the home but Chalfant said the situation could have been […]

May 15th, 2011 | Posted in Government,McLouth,Municipalities | Read More »

Cabela’s announces “Wanna Go Fishing for Millions? promotion

Tagged fish worth big bucks   SIDNEY, Neb. — Get out your shiny lures and round up some night crawlers. Cabela’s, along with the Outdoor Channel — Wanna Go Fishing TV — and supporting sponsors have announced “Wanna Go Fishing for Millions?”, a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to win millions of dollars in cash and prizes by […]

May 15th, 2011 | Posted in Outdoors,Sports | Read More »

Jenkins to host Government Contracting Fair May 18

Congresswoman Lynn Jenkins is hosting a Government Contracting Fair in Topeka Wednesday, May 18.

May 15th, 2011 | Posted in County News | Read More »

Foods that improve your looks

If we are what we eat, then it may be a good idea to take inventory of the foods the average person consumes on a daily basis.

May 15th, 2011 | Posted in Women Today | Read More »

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