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Texas woman arrested for shipping illegal drugs

A Texas woman is sitting in Jefferson County Jail after allegedly mailing hallucinogenic mushrooms to an Ozawkie address.

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

Prairie Quilters invite quilt owners to show

The Kansas Prairie Quilters invite everyone to enter a beloved quilt in its show Friday and Saturday, June 22-23, at the Oskaloosa Presbyterian Church, 105 Jefferson Street.

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

JCN grad brings helicopter pad to county hospital

Holly Bodenheimer poses inside the LifeStar helicopter as it sits on a new parking pad.

Former Jefferson County North student and Winchester firefighter Holly Bodenheimer, 19, presented her senior project in a ceremony at the F.W. Huston Medical Center June 8.

June 19th, 2012 | Posted in Featured,Jefferson County North School District,Schools,The Independent | Read More »

Statewide campaign aims to stop aquatic hitchhikers

The Kansas Department of Wildlife, Parks and Tourism recently launched a statewide campaign, Stop Aquatic Hitchhikers, to educate Kansans about the environmental and economic threats that aquatic nuisance species such as zebra mussels and Asian carp pose to the state’s aquatic resources.Aquatic nuisance species are animals and plants not native to Kansas that can threaten […]

June 19th, 2012 | Posted in Featured,Media,Outdoors,Sports | Read More »

Jefferson County remains in 47th House district

Jefferson County — all of it — remains in the 47th House district following court redistricting in Kansas.

June 19th, 2012 | Posted in Government,State | Read More »

Restored 1939 Ford pickup

Don Tvrdik and his 1939 Ford half-ton pickup

Photo by Clarke Davis Don Tvrdik brought his 1939 Ford half-ton pickup to town for the monthly car and bike show sponsored by Flamingo Too Sunday. Don and his wife, Kathy, moved to their rural Valley Falls home earlier this year. He has been restoring the truck for the past 12 years. The front license […]

June 19th, 2012 | Posted in The Vindicator | Read More »

Speed limit reduction request goes to KDOT secretary

Valley Falls city officials have met personally with the Secretary of Transportation in an effort to slow the K-4 highway traffic through the city.

June 19th, 2012 | Posted in Government,Municipalities,Valley Falls | Read More »

Meals on Wheels headed to Heartland track for fundraiser

The organization that races to the homebound in Shawnee and Jefferson counties every day with a hot meal is taking over Heartland Park Topeka Drag Strip Friday, June 22.

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

Courthouse records: June 14, 2012

Courthouse records for the week of June 14, 2012.

June 19th, 2012 | Posted in County News,Courthouse Records | Read More »

Jean Miller

Jean Elizabeth Riddle Miller, 86, died May 13, 2012, in Topeka.

June 19th, 2012 | Posted in Obituaries | Read More »

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