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Harrington now barbering at Eveyln’s

Geri Harrington

  by Clarke Davis Geri Harrington is now barbering two days a week in her hometown of Valley Falls. She will be at Evelyn’s Hair & Tanning Tuesdays and Fridays. Being a barber is a late-in-life decision for Harrington who was married to a barber. She was a homemaker while raising four children for 12 […]

April 13th, 2016 | Posted in Featured,The Vindicator,Valley Falls | Read More »

The same hospitality, good food

Patricia and Mike Miller--The Barn

  by Clarke Davis It’s spring at The Barn Bed and Breakfast Inn and a few changes are taking place. Those artificial flowers have been tossed and replaced by real ones, the waterfall and gurgling brook have been renewed, and the giant lawn mower has been made ready. “I’m having that old trash container boxed […]

April 7th, 2016 | Posted in Featured,The Vindicator,Valley Falls | Read More »

End of an era

Stewart Hardware

Stewart Hardware has been reducing inventory in recent weeks selling out at 50 cents on the dollar. The store will close soon and auction dates have been scheduled for November.

October 7th, 2015 | Posted in Featured,The Vindicator,Valley Falls | Read More »

Perfect score for District 11 Ambulance receives Outstanding Inspection Certificate

John Shipley

The Kansas Board of Emergency Medical Services has presented the Outstanding Inspection Certificate to Fire District No. 11 EMS at Valley Falls.

October 7th, 2015 | Posted in Featured,Valley Falls | Read More »

Sunset Haven’s 40th celebrated

Sunset Haven 40th

A small group gathered Sunday afternoon to celebrate the 40th anniversary of the public housing complex known as Sunset Haven in Valley Falls.

July 29th, 2015 | Posted in Featured,Valley Falls | Read More »

Drought conditions worsen as temperatures stay near triple digits

heat wave

It’s been a hot and dry spring and summer. Crops are severely damaged and grass for cattle is in short supply. It began with a winter that brought one 2-inch snow and started to warm early. April 2 was a 90-degree day and there was a string of 80s in March. Temperatures in the 90s […]

August 2nd, 2012 | Posted in Valley Falls | Read More »

4-Her’s get ready as fair time approaches in Jefferson County

Siblings Sammi, Dallas, and Colby Clark, Valley Falls, smile with their dairy goat, Princess Sophia. Dallas will be showing Miss Sophia at the upcoming 4-H fair.

The Clark family, Valley Falls, keeps busy with the many 4-H projects their children are involved with.

August 2nd, 2012 | Posted in Valley Falls | Read More »

Valley Falls City Hall construction expected to exceed cost limit

Projected cost overruns on the new city office at Valley Falls has the mayor and council wondering if they will be moving into an unfinished building.

July 23rd, 2012 | Posted in Government,Municipalities,Valley Falls | Read More »

Fire hydrant problems continue to be discussed in Valley Falls

Another discussion about fire hydrants topped the Valley Falls City Council agenda

by Clarke Davis Another discussion about fire hydrants topped the Valley Falls City Council agenda June 20. Visitors included Fire District 11 board Chairman Jason Nellis, member Bill Klenklen and Fire Chief John Gordon. They wanted an update on the progress toward getting a fire hydrant in the industrial tract on the south edge of […]

July 3rd, 2012 | Posted in Government,Municipalities,Valley Falls | Read More »

Valley Falls officers to be armed with Tasers

Police department requests for Tasers and backseat cages for the patrol cars were center stage when the Valley Falls City Council met June 6.

June 21st, 2012 | Posted in Government,Municipalities,Valley Falls | Read More »

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