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Enrollment drops despite high test scores at USD 338

It was the highest of the highs and lowest of the lows when the Valley Falls school board met Sept. 10.

September 24th, 2012 | Posted in County News | Read More »

Herrig, Ledbetter are winners in Tuesday’s election

Sheriff Jeff Herrig

Unofficial election returns in Jefferson County Tuesday night had Wayne Ledbetter being elected county commissioner over Kyle Brown from the 2nd District and Sheriff Jeff Herrig easily defeating his challenger, David Christy, in the Republican primaries.

August 7th, 2012 | Posted in County News | Read More »

Courthouse records: July 26, 2012

Courthouse records for the week of July 26, 2012.

August 4th, 2012 | Posted in County News,Courthouse Records | Read More »

Rural Kansas Photography Contest seeking submissions

Kansas shutterbugs are called to submit their photos for a Rural Kansas Photography Contest, now taking online submissions through Sept. 17.

Kansas shutterbugs are called to submit their photos for a Rural Kansas Photography Contest, now taking online submissions through Sept. 17.

August 4th, 2012 | Posted in County News | Read More »

Kansas Lottery celebrates silver anniversary with record sales year

In a year already marked with much celebration, its 25th anniversary year, the Kansas Lottery has achieved a new record for sales. Sales of Lottery products in Fiscal Year 2012, which began July 1, 2011, and ended June 30, 2012, were nearly $244 million (unaudited). That’s up more than 4.6 percent from the previous year’s sales.

August 2nd, 2012 | Posted in County News | Read More »

Kansas AG Schmidt: Concealed Carry program at record pace

A record number of people applied for a Kansas license to carry a concealed firearm during the fiscal year that ended June 30, Kansas Attorney General Derek Schmidt announced last week.

August 2nd, 2012 | Posted in County News | Read More »

New librarian hired at Delaware Township in Valley Falls

Amy Lassiter, Ozawkie, has been hired to be the Delaware Township librarian at Valley Falls.

Amy Lassiter, Ozawkie, has been hired to be the Delaware Township librarian at Valley Falls.

August 2nd, 2012 | Posted in County News | Read More »

Two vie for 2nd District commission seat in Tuesday’s election

The Aug. 7 primary election in the 2nd District will determine which of two Republican candidates will be the next county commissioner.

August 2nd, 2012 | Posted in County,County Commission,County News,Government | Read More »

Baston works plea agreement with prosecutors

A man who is accused of at least one burglary and possibly linked to several others pleaded guilty last week and is facing four years in prison.

July 29th, 2012 | Posted in County News | Read More »

Oskaloosa woman accused of torturing child

Lori A. Courter

An Oskaloosa woman is currently being held in the Jefferson County Jail on charges that she allegedly tortured a child.

July 29th, 2012 | Posted in County News | Read More »

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