Home » The Independent You are browsing entries filed in “The Independent”

Lady Bears remain undefeated

Oskaloosa sophomore Rachel Harding runs the bases against McLouth.

The Oskaloosa Lady Bears high school varsity softball team continued to extend their perfect season with another six wins last week.

May 9th, 2013 | Posted in Featured,Oskaloosa School District,Sports,The Independent | Read More »

JCN boys, girls lead county thinclads at JW meet

Photo by Seth Cooper Valley Falls’ Tamara Drinkard finishes third in the high jump. Photo by Seth Cooper

JCN boys, girls lead county thinclads at JW meet

May 1st, 2013 | Posted in Featured,Jefferson County North School District,Jefferson West School District,Oskaloosa School District,Sports,The Independent,The Vindicator,Valley Falls School District | Read More »

Park open to campers as season arrives

Perry Lake Manager Ken Wade

The Corps of Engineers has taken advantage of the low water mark on Perry Lake and retrieved several tons of sand that had eroded off the swimming beach over the years.

May 1st, 2013 | Posted in Featured,The Independent,The Vindicator | Read More »

High fives at Patriots’ Day Parade

A member of the Abdallah Shriners gets a high five from a young lady watching the Patriots' Day Parade on Saturday afternoon in McLouth. Photos by Dennis Sharkey

A member of the Abdallah Shriners gets a high five from a young lady watching the Patriots’ Day Parade in McLouth.

April 28th, 2013 | Posted in Featured,The Independent | Read More »

KDOT forces county to shut down two bridges

Photo by Dennis Sharkey The old U.S. 24 Highway bridge over the Delaware River in Perry was shut down over the weekend permanently due to major damage to the bridge’s underlying support system.

The Kansas Department of Transportation has permanently shut down two bridges in the county after inspections over the weekend revealed major structural damage.

April 28th, 2013 | Posted in Featured,The Independent,The Vindicator | Read More »

Flea market helps support charity for Jeff County

Jason and Alberta Dover

A Jefferson County family is using an idea to raise money to help those in need.

April 16th, 2013 | Posted in Featured,The Independent | Read More »

Bookstore offers great deals for bookworms

bookstore1

The Friends of the Oskaloosa Library, or FOOLS, have opened a bookstore just off the Oskaloosa Square.

April 16th, 2013 | Posted in Business,Featured,The Independent | Read More »

New restaurant offers more choices for Oskaloosa

ForkandCork

A few months ago Oskaloosa was filled with void on choices for residents to dine out. The void has been filled.

April 16th, 2013 | Posted in Business,Featured,The Independent | Read More »

Pastor helps revive old spirit of church

Melinda Harwood

It’s been decades since the old Edmonds Chapel at Old Jefferson Town has hosted community events but thanks to recent renovations the old church is ready for business again.

April 16th, 2013 | Posted in The Independent | Read More »

“Dummy” Taylor to be honored by Oskaloosa

DummyTaylor

This year’s installment of the Oskaloosa Old Settlers’ Reunion will highlight famous locals including former Major League Baseball pitcher Luther Haden “Dummy” Taylor.

April 15th, 2013 | Posted in Featured,The Independent | Read More »

Recently Commented