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Ida Mae Driscoll

Ida Mae Baumgart Driscoll, 92, Lawrence, died Oct. 6, 2011, at Pioneer Ridge Retirement Community.

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Ted Duncanson

Ted Duncanson, 92, Tonganoxie, died Oct. 7, 2011, at Hickory Pointe Care and Rehabilitation Center, Oskaloosa.

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Zenith Blakey

Zenith Edward Blakey, 88, McLouth, died Oct. 3, 2011, at his home.

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New computer repair business opens in Jefferson County

Local businessman Adam Schafer hopes to spend less time in his car and more time serving customers.

October 12th, 2011 | Posted in County News | Read More »

The (robot) doctor is in

Physician William S. Greiner

F.W. Huston Medical Center in Winchester has a new doctor but not what patients are typically used to because this doctor is a robot.

October 11th, 2011 | Posted in Featured,The Independent | Read More »

Valley Falls beautician opens new hair salon on Broadway

Melissa McAfee

by Clarke Davis Melissa McAfee has opened a new hair salon on Broadway in Valley Falls. Hot Headz Salon will offer both men’s and women’s haircuts and styling along with nail care and tanning. The salon owner will rent space to Krista Boldra, Valley Falls, who will practice a couple days a week and do […]

October 11th, 2011 | Posted in Business,Featured | Read More »

Educators struggle to reach at-risk families before kindergarten

Early childhood development experts say forming positive brain development needs to start as early as possible but different forces at work make it difficult to reach at-risk children.

October 11th, 2011 | Posted in County News | Read More »

Mock accident with a message at Jefferson West High School

mock accident

Jefferson West sophomores Emalee McClurg and Alex Thornburgh coordinated a mock accident at their high school Monday afternoon with one message: Don’t text while driving.

October 10th, 2011 | Posted in Featured,The Vindicator | Read More »

Courthouse records: Oct. 6, 2011

Courthouse records for the week of Oct. 6, 2011.

October 10th, 2011 | Posted in County News,Courthouse Records | Read More »

Week 5 high school football roundup

JCN player Sam Gerety

by Dennis Sharkey The McLouth Bulldogs’ defense got four turnovers, including a fumble recovered for a touchdown by T.J. Crowell, and handed the Jefferson County North Chargers a 41-6 loss at home. The Bulldogs got started quickly with Shawn Dailey’s 45-yard run to the JCN 15 yard line. Dailey scored five plays later and McLouth […]

October 7th, 2011 | Posted in Featured,Sports | Read More »

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