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Jeff West school board sends $3.6 million bond issue to voters

Jefferson West bond issue

Members of the Jefferson West Board of Education unanimously voted to submit a $3.6 million bond issue to USD 340 voters when they met Sunday night.

January 31st, 2012 | Posted in County News,Featured,Jefferson West School District,Schools | Read More »

New pumps ordered for Valley Falls lagoon system built in 1950’s

Valley Falls Utilities Superintendent Daryl Courter at the city's lagoon system.

It was late in 1957 when Valley Falls completed construction on a new lagoon sewer system featuring four nine-acre ponds.

January 31st, 2012 | Posted in Featured,Government,Municipalities,The Vindicator,Valley Falls | Read More »

A family full of drama

High school theater directors Shawn and Jennifer Morgan-Beuchat.

Shawn and Jennifer are not Shakespearean characters, but their lives revolve around the curtain and the stage that brought them together 10 years ago.

January 30th, 2012 | Posted in Featured,Jefferson County North School District,Jefferson West School District,Schools,The Vindicator | Read More »

Dollar General council topic, zoning hearings Feb. 7

The Valley Falls City Council approved a rule exception to the city’s zoning laws requiring less survey work on property that sits next to land where developers plan to build a Dollar General store when it met Jan. 18.

January 30th, 2012 | Posted in Government,Municipalities,Valley Falls | Read More »

Courthouse records: Jan. 26, 2012

Courthouse records for the week of Jan. 26, 2012.

January 30th, 2012 | Posted in County News,Courthouse Records | Read More »

Injury accident near Perry-Lecompton High School

Injury accident near Perry-Lecompton High School

A tow truck driver works to clear a wrecked vehicle out of the east ditch on Lecompton Road near 17th Street and just blocks from Perry-Lecompton High School around 11:30 a.m. on Monday, Jan. 23. Photo by Dennis Sharkey

January 29th, 2012 | Posted in County News | Read More »

Quick response by Oskaloosa township firefighters saves house

Oskaloosa fire

Firemen from the Oskaloosa township and surrounding districts worked quickly on Monday afternoon to contain a fire to the garage of a residence at 717 S. Union St. in Oskaloosa.

January 29th, 2012 | Posted in County News,Featured | Read More »

One vehicle accident claims life

fatal accident

fatal accidentEmergency workers sifted through the pieces of wreckage just minutes after a Jeep carrying one person rolled several times and ejected the driver, Donald G. VanDyke, 54, Perry, on Wednesday, Jan. 18, around 7:15 p.m.

January 29th, 2012 | Posted in County News,Featured,The Independent | Read More »

Bleeding Kansas Series resumes in Lecompton

The Kansas Historical Society has announced that Constitution Hall State Historic Site in Lecompton will once again present its Bleeding Kansas series.

January 29th, 2012 | Posted in County News | Read More »

Doris Woodard

Doris June Smith Woodard, 74, died Jan. 17, 2012, at her home.

January 29th, 2012 | Posted in Obituaries | Read More »

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