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Black History Month | Lesson on stereotypes

Judge Joseph Johnson

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, […]

February 22nd, 2012 | Posted in Featured,Perry School District,Schools,The Vindicator | Read More »

Senator Holland brings state issues to Valley Falls

Sen. Tom Holland

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.

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

Jeff West bond committee: Keeping an attractive ‘front porch’

USD 340 bond committee chairwoman Tonya Holthaus

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.

February 22nd, 2012 | Posted in County News | Read More »

Valley Falls approves rezoning for Dollar General

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.

February 21st, 2012 | Posted in Government,Municipalities,Valley Falls | Read More »

Courthouse news: Feb. 16, 2012

Courthouse records for the week of Feb. 16, 2012

February 21st, 2012 | Posted in County News,Courthouse Records | Read More »

NARFE chapter plans for Salina convention

The Jefferson County Chapter of the National Association of Active and Retired Federal Employees met Jan. 17 with 15 members and guests present.

February 19th, 2012 | Posted in County News | Read More »

Woodmen plan benefit for Williamstown fire department

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.

February 18th, 2012 | Posted in County News | Read More »

Raymond Strawn

Raymond Strawn, 93, died Feb. 11, 2012, in Vancouver, Wash.

February 17th, 2012 | Posted in Obituaries | Read More »

Harold Seth Allen

Harold Seth Allen

Harold Seth Allen, 86, Valley Falls, KS, died Wed., Feb. 8, 2012, at Linnwood Park, Meriden, KS.

February 17th, 2012 | Posted in Obituaries | Read More »

Charles Layton

Charles E. Layton, 81, Tonganoxie, died Feb. 8, 2012, at St. Luke’s Hospital, Kansas City, Mo.

February 17th, 2012 | Posted in Obituaries | Read More »

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