by Dennis Sharkey Congresswoman Lynn Jenkins will head back to Washington, D.C., next month with a sack of concerns after a stop in Oskaloosa last week. About 40 people stood and sat elbow to elbow in the Oskaloosa Public Library conference room last Friday to hear from their elected representative to Congress and to voice [...]
A Sarcoxie township man was sentenced to prison last week for shooting his half-brother.
Story and photos by Carolyn Kaberline When Shane Hill of Perry was asked to write an essay about a father figure in his life, he had no trouble coming up with a subject: the man who adopted him almost three years ago, Thomas Hill. That essay led to Thomas being named the 2011 Kansas City [...]
An open house Aug. 31 at the Jefferson County Conservation District office will be held to honor Jim Marietta, district conservationist, who is retiring after 28 years.
Sept. 1 is the application closing date for certain crops under the Noninsured Crop Disaster Assistance Program.
Betty Lou Anderson, 83, Meriden, died Aug. 21, 2011, at the Village Villa Nursing Center in Nortonville.
Melville W. Gray, 85, died at Lawrence Memorial Hospital Aug. 20, 2011, after a brief illness.
Georgia L. Pryor, 69, Meriden, died Aug. 19, 2011, at St. Francis Medical Center in Topeka.
Hubert A. Kimberlin, 95, McLouth, died Aug. 17, 2011, at the F.W. Huston Senior Living Center, Winchester.
Margaret Lorraine Hendrix, 90, rural Oskaloosa, died Aug. 12, 2011, at her home.