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Lester Matthews Sr.

Lester Leroy Matthews Sr., 81, rural Perry, died Aug. 22, 2012, at his home.

August 28th, 2012 | Posted in Obituaries | Read More »

Gregory Rankin

Gregory Allen “Greg” Rankin, 63, Oskaloosa, died Aug. 17, 2012, from injuries in a motorcycle accident three miles south of Oskaloosa on U.S. Highway 59.

August 25th, 2012 | Posted in Obituaries | Read More »

Karsyn Hewitt

Karsyn Joe Hewitt was born at 3:25 a.m. July 29 at Lawrence Memorial Hospital to Justin T. Hewitt and Kaylien N. Hewitt and brother, Christian Hewitt, 3, Topeka.

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

Gene Meeker

Gene Arthur Meeker, 69, rural Oskaloosa, died Aug. 18, 2012, at the Windsor Place Assisted Living Center in Lawrence.

August 23rd, 2012 | Posted in Obituaries | Read More »

Photo gallery: Funny Faces Contest at the 4-H Fair

01 Cummings Henry

First place: Cummings Henry Second place: David Chase Third place: Barnett Wyatt Fourth place: Ross Annie   See some of the other participants: Related PostsThe last country school (Mar 31, 2014) Caring for lost souls: couple soon to complete Medina Cemetery restoration (Mar 31, 2014) Book tells story of Psychological Field Station (Feb 3, 2014) […]

August 13th, 2012 | Posted in Featured,Media | Read More »

Social security and women

Women tend to care for many people: spouses, children, and parents. Taking time away from the workplace to care for a newborn child or aging parent can have an impact on your future Social Security benefits.

by Norm Franker Social Security District Manager in Lawrence August 26 is known as Women’s Equality Day. On that date in 1920, the 19th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution was signed, giving women the right to vote. Social Security treats men and women equally. Men and women with identical earnings histories are treated exactly the […]

August 10th, 2012 | Posted in Women Today | Read More »

Herrig, Ledbetter are winners in Tuesday’s election

Sheriff Jeff Herrig

Unofficial election returns in Jefferson County Tuesday night had Wayne Ledbetter being elected county commissioner over Kyle Brown from the 2nd District and Sheriff Jeff Herrig easily defeating his challenger, David Christy, in the Republican primaries.

August 7th, 2012 | Posted in County News | Read More »

Martha Cook

Martha “JoAnn” Cook, 76, Perry, was found deceased at her home July 26, 2012.

August 6th, 2012 | Posted in Obituaries | Read More »

Richard Chmidling Jr.

Richard Leo Chmidling Jr., 52, died Aug. 3, 2012, at Country Care living facility in Easton after a battle with cancer.

August 6th, 2012 | Posted in Obituaries | Read More »

Joseph Prokop

Joseph A. Prokop, 75, Prairie Grove, Ark., previously of Meriden, died Aug. 3, 2012.

August 6th, 2012 | Posted in Obituaries | Read More »

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