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Julie Frisbie

Julie G. Frisbie, 65, Grantville, died Tues., Feb. 13, 2012, at Midland Hospice House, Topeka.

February 24th, 2012 | Posted in Obituaries | Read More »

Federal law could require McLouth city employees to work more hours

by Dennis Sharkey Legislation that is being considered at the federal level may require more on-call hours for McLouth city employees. City Administrator Carl Chalfant told the council at their last meeting that the city may be required to have an employee on-call 24 hours a day, seven days a week. Chalfant said the requirements […]

February 24th, 2012 | Posted in Government,McLouth,Municipalities | Read More »

Student from Ozawkie presents at biomedical research symposium

Jayme Barnes, Ozawkie, was one of 11 Washburn University students who presented results of research at the recent Kansas IDeA Network of Biomedical Research Excellence Symposium in Kansas City, Mo.

February 24th, 2012 | Posted in County News | Read More »

Mestagh joins United Country real estate agency

United Country Heart of America Real Estate and Auction has a new realtor.

February 23rd, 2012 | Posted in County News | Read More »

County commissioners split vote on road grader purchase

Jefferson County Commissioners were split on Monday whether or not to make a purchase of two new road graders.

February 23rd, 2012 | Posted in County,County Commission,Government | Read More »

Perry woman remembers husband by helping travelers

Sue Rath

by Dennis Sharkey When travelers are heading north on Ferguson Road looking for the Ozawkie Cemetery they shouldn’t have any problems finding it. Sue Rath, Perry, got a call recently from a friend who was confused about where the Ozawkie Cemetery is located. Until last week there was no sign to tell northbound travelers which […]

February 23rd, 2012 | Posted in Featured,The Independent | Read More »

Martha Ann Harper

Memorial services for Martha Ann Harper, 79, Lawrence, will be at 1 p.m. Friday, Feb. 24, at Rumsey-Yost Funeral Home in Lawrence.

February 22nd, 2012 | Posted in Obituaries | Read More »

McLouth, water well owner at impasse over lease

by Dennis Sharkey The city of McLouth is still at a stalemate with a landowner and a new lease for a city water well. Barbara Peterson approached the city last fall seeking a new lease for a water well that is located on her land just north of the city. Peterson approached the city with […]

February 22nd, 2012 | Posted in Government,McLouth,Municipalities | Read More »

Richard Jeffries Sr.

Richard Jeffries Sr.

Richard Daniel “Rick” Jeffries, Sr, 62, Valley Falls, passed away Monday, Feb. 13, 2012, at his home.

February 22nd, 2012 | Posted in Obituaries | Read More »

Delaware Valley League to be disbanded after 31 years

Valley Falls Dragons Blake Burns

by Clarke Davis The Delaware Valley League, which consists of 14 schools that compete in athletics, is about to be broken up. The push is coming from the Oskaloosa district. Douglas Beisel, the high school principal, gave league schools notice recently that USD 341 would discontinue its membership from the 31-year-old DVL effective at the […]

February 22nd, 2012 | Posted in Featured,Sports | Read More »

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