November is National Hospice and Palliative Care month and Jefferson County is spreading awareness about the services they offer.
According to the national Hospice and Palliative Care Organization, more than 1.58 million people receive care from hospice palliative care providers in the United States.
The Jefferson County 4-H Achievement Banquet was held Nov. 9 in Meriden with 4-H Council President Marisa Hooper presiding over the ceremonies.
The banquet is sponsored by the Jefferson County Bankers Association and the 4-H Council.
Major John Tucker of the National Guard spoke at Jefferson County North High School Monday afternoon as a part of their Veterans Day Celebration.
Council members for the city of Oskaloosa voted to approve a contract for architectural services for a new city hall.
The Mike and Brenda McNary family was honored as the Family of the Year Saturday night at the Jefferson County 4-H Achievement Banquet.
The Valley Falls Pharmacy sold last week and new owners and pharmacists John and Sue Kollhoff are now filling prescriptions.
The annual Veterans Day observance at Valley Falls Monday was marked by a special recognition for those veterans who served during World War II.
Jefferson County North fell just short of claiming the 2A state volleyball championship Saturday evening. The Chargers fell in two sets to Hillsboro High School, claiming a second place finish.
The county commission, along with several members of the community, had a lengthy discussion with representatives from Century Link to discuss Internet opportunities in Jefferson County.
Broadway Street in Valley Falls was lined with vans, car trunks, and pickups with people handing out candy to “trick or treaters” last Thursday evening.