by Carolyn Kaberline When people don’t interact with others of different races and cultures, it’s easy for them to hang on to stereotypes, said Joseph Johnson, Shawnee County District court judge, as he spoke to an all-school assembly at Perry-Lecompton High School in honor of Black History month. He also stressed the importance of education, [...]
The legislative session is loaded by far more issues than any time in the past decade, Sen. Tom Holland told a gathering in Valley Falls.
Keeping ahead of the curve and making Jefferson West the best school district it can be are reasons Tonya Holthaus has spent the past year serving on a bond committee with her neighbors.
A rezoning request and a variance paving the way for a Dollar General store at Valley Falls sailed through the city Planning and Zoning Commission in less than 30 minutes Feb. 7.
Courthouse records for the week of Feb. 16, 2012
The Jefferson County Chapter of the National Association of Active and Retired Federal Employees met Jan. 17 with 15 members and guests present.
Members of the Lawrence and Perry Modern Woodmen of America chapter are planning a fundraiser for the Williamstown Volunteer Fire Department March 24 at the station.
Raymond Strawn, 93, died Feb. 11, 2012, in Vancouver, Wash.
Harold Seth Allen, 86, Valley Falls, KS, died Wed., Feb. 8, 2012, at Linnwood Park, Meriden, KS.
Charles E. Layton, 81, Tonganoxie, died Feb. 8, 2012, at St. Luke’s Hospital, Kansas City, Mo.