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Meriden youth who ‘aimed high’ headed for West Point

Story and photo by Clarke Davis Daniel Sayles was 15 and just beginning his sophomore year in high school when he made the most important decision so far in his life. He wanted to attend college at West Point. He told his mother who said something to the effect, “You’re aiming pretty high!” The family […]

June 5th, 2011 | Posted in Featured,The Vindicator | Read More »

Lady Bulldogs make early exit from state tournament

McLouth senior Kaitlyn Sparks laid out for a sinking line drive to centerfield in the top of the second inning of the Lady Bulldogs quarterfinal extra inning loss to Larned last Friday in Manhattan. Story and photo by Dennis Sharkey The McLouth Lady Bulldogs rallied late to tie the game but fell in the 10th […]

June 5th, 2011 | Posted in Sports,The Independent | Read More »

Dragons’ trip to state cut short by Mound City

Story and photo by Clarke Davis The Valley Falls girls’ softball team was the first one on the scoreboard Friday night in its debut game at the 2-1A state tournament, but one second-inning point was insufficient. Dragon Marley Boldra pitched a shutout until the fifth inning when Mound City-Jayhawk Linn broke loose and scored three […]

June 5th, 2011 | Posted in Featured,Sports | Read More »

Remembering those who sacrificed their lives

Korean War Marine veteran James Clulo joined other members of the Grahem-Herbers Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 3084 in putting flags by grave markers of all veterans in the Valley Falls Cemetery early Saturday.

June 5th, 2011 | Posted in Featured | Read More »

Informational meeting concerns FSA election

The Jefferson, Leavenworth, and Wyandotte County Farm Service Agency will hold a public meeting at 8 a.m. June 7 in the conference room at the Oskaloosa Service Center.

June 5th, 2011 | Posted in County News | Read More »

‘Baking with Friends’ receives Benjamin Franklin Award

“Baking with Friends” was named winner in the 23rd annual Benjamin Franklin Awards from IBPA, the Independent Book Publishers Association, in recognition of excellence in independent publishing.

June 3rd, 2011 | Posted in County News | Read More »

Pickerell named president and CEO of Meals on Wheels

Heidi Pickerell, Valley Falls, joined Meals on Wheels of Shawnee and Jefferson Counties May 7 as president and CEO.

June 3rd, 2011 | Posted in County News | Read More »

Lucille Mary Smith

Mayetta—Lucille Mary Smith, 78, of Mayetta, KS lost her courageous battle against pancreatic cancer on Friday, May 27, 2011.

June 3rd, 2011 | Posted in Obituaries | Read More »

Helen Fern Welborn

Helen Fern Welborn, 93, Lee’s Summit, Mo., died May 28, 2011.

June 3rd, 2011 | Posted in Obituaries | Read More »

Jessimai Strange

Jessimai Strange passed away May 25, 2011, from colon cancer.

June 3rd, 2011 | Posted in Obituaries | Read More »

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