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 [...]
Courthouse records for the week of May 12, 2011.
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.
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.
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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Congresswoman Lynn Jenkins is hosting a Government Contracting Fair in Topeka Wednesday, May 18.
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.