Among some, 82-year-old Raymond Riley of Winchester will always be remembered as “that guy,” the man who cast the deciding vote to close the high schools in Winchester and Nortonville so they could be replaced by what was eventually to become known as Jefferson County North High School.
Former Tonganoxie resident Bill Allen, who has been laying floors for the past 30 years, went into business for himself last week when Floors -N- More opened in Oskaloosa, filling the vacant space most recently occupied by a NAPA auto parts store.
The Jefferson West softball team captured the state championship title at Hummer Sports Complex in Topeka Monday morning defeating Rock Creek High School in the eighth inning, 2-1.
Leeta Dolsky ended a 32-year career Friday delivering mail for the U.S. Postal Service.
Current and former Jefferson County residents planning to be in downtown Oskaloosa June 25-27 for this year’s Old Settlers’ Festival may want to drive just a little further to check out the “doin’s” at Old Jefferson Town.
Competing at home on their new track, the Chargers of Jefferson County North High School finished first in both the boys’ and girls’ divisions at the Northeast Kansas League track meet May 14 in Winchester.
Friends of Hospice of Jefferson County lost a good friend last Thursday when Carole Hendrix, a longtime member of the organization’s board, died at St. Francis Hospital in Topeka
Lecompton, the once Territorial Capital of Kansas in 1855, may have already been known for its historical sites, but that didn’t stop the fourth-graders in Sandy Gantz’s class from going one step further and bringing the quiet little town into the big virtual world.
Memorial Day weekend opens the gate to the Perry Lake visitation season welcoming 600,000 to 800,000 people to Jefferson County in the days leading up to Labor Day.
They sure know their horses at McLouth High School.