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10 area churches deliver the goods to Alpha Christian Children’s Home

Alpha Group 2017

  by Ken Locke Alpha Christian Children’s Home, Perry, was the recipient of over 5,550 items—primarily canned goods—from 10 Jefferson County churches March 25. The drive also raises funds to help pay other expenses of the home, which came to $6,855.59 this year. This is the fifth year for the project and the number of […]

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Perry agency expands with addition of agents

Angie Gantz A G Insurance

  by Clarke Davis Angie Gantz of A G Insurance is announcing the addition of three new agents at the Perry office. The licensed agents have been associated with Tozier Parkway Housh Jones, an Overland Park agency, now closed with the retirement of its owners. Gantz herself was once affiliated with this agency prior to […]

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Ponds are classrooms for ESU students

Justin Abel

  by Clarke Davis Emporia State University students Justin Abel and Collin Kile spent the greater part of last Wednesday measuring the amount of sediment in a farm pond southeast of Winchester as part of Kile’s studies. The two have teamed up to assist each other in their projects. While both are Earth science students, […]

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If it’s horses, Tossie’s there front and center

Tossie Kirkham on Checks

  by Frank J. Buchman “I’m at a horsemanship clinic, just got on my horse. The barrel horse banquet is tonight, and a trail ride tomorrow.” That’s the life of Tossie Kirkham. Going lickety split, chatting, right in the middle of everything horses. Finally, a jiffy calming: “I’m always anxious to talk about horses, been […]

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Jefferson County newspapers now printed at central plant

Corey Davis

  The most noticeable change readers should see in the county newspapers this week is the size. The papers are now being printed at a central plant and the publishers must conform to the new mechanical dimensions. The papers in recent years have been printed at the Valley Falls plant Tuesday and distributed Wednesday to […]

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