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4-H achievements recognized

Photos by Bridget Weishaar Brenda Lloyd, left, is presented a 15-year leadership award by Annabelle Vaught for her help with the clothing and swine projects in the Prosperity 4-H Club. She is also a sponsor for the exchange trips. Other leaders recognized were Pat Winsor, 15 years, and Dan Courtney, 25 years. Annabelle is this year’s 4-H princess.

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.

November 21st, 2013 | Posted in County News,Featured | Read More »

McNary family honored at 4-H banquet

Mike McNary and his daughter, Jennifer, accept the plaque and gifts on behalf of their family after being cited as the Family of the Year. Photo by Bridget Weishaar

The Mike and Brenda McNary family was honored as the Family of the Year Saturday night at the Jefferson County 4-H Achievement Banquet.

November 14th, 2013 | Posted in County News,Featured | Read More »

Greene retires from sheriff’s office

Detective Jerry Greene retired from the Jefferson County sheriff's office last week. He served the office for over 30 years. Greene plans to continue working for the sheriff part-time in the future.Photo by Jared Speckman

Jerry Greene, longtime detective with the Jefferson County Sheriff’s office, retired last week after 30 years of service.

November 1st, 2013 | Posted in County News,Featured | Read More »

Taste of Elegance reaches new heights

Angie and Jerry Heinen browse the silent auction items at the Taste of Elegance fundraiser Saturday evening. Photo by Jared Speckman

A Taste of Elegance once again boasted its best number ever after a successful fundraiser last Saturday night at Perry-Lecompton High School.

October 24th, 2013 | Posted in County News,Featured | Read More »

Pickup plows through clinic wall

The Dodge pickup came to rest inside an exam room in the Cotton O’Neil Clinic next to where nurses draw blood samples. Photos by Clarke Davis

A pickup truck busted through the brick wall of the Cotton-O’Neil Medical Clinic at Meriden just after noon on Friday and came to rest inside an exam room.

October 24th, 2013 | Posted in County News,Featured | Read More »

National exposure brings aid to last link to Dr. Tiller

Ann Kristin Neuhaus, photo by Clarke Davis

Ann Kristin Neuhaus has lost her license to practice medicine, but she is still engaged in the work of making people healthy on the community level.

October 17th, 2013 | Posted in County News,Featured | Read More »

Book fills void in WWII history

Pete Goebel circa 1943

Paul Goebel has filled a void in the history of World War II, telling the story of his father’s experience with a small book titled “The 224th Anti-Aircraft Artillery Searchlight Battalion.”

October 3rd, 2013 | Posted in County News,Featured | Read More »

Threshing Bee returns

Bill Robinson

Bill Robinson loads hay into the grain separator at the McLouth Threshing Bee Friday afternoon.

September 26th, 2013 | Posted in County News,Featured | Read More »

Jefferson County royalty

New Jefferson County 4-H Fair royalty was crowned Aug. 6 during fair activities.

September 3rd, 2013 | Posted in County News,Uncategorized | Read More »

Boehr learning the ropes from Rider

Photo by Clarke Davis Medical student Nathan Boehr has been serving a rotation with Dr. James Rider, Valley Falls, during August. “The experience has been great, but the hours are long,” Boehr said.

Nathan Boehr is getting his first experience in delivering rural family medical care. The medical student is serving a rotation with Dr. James Rider during the month of August.

August 26th, 2013 | Posted in County News,Featured,Uncategorized | Read More »

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