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Tuesday, February 20, 2018
  • Candidate for governor meets with Women for Kansas

    A special meeting with the Women for Kansas, a bipartisan women's group, was held at Ane Mae's Saturday to meet with Jim Ward, democratic candidate for governor. Ward expressed his desire to use his experience as the Democratic leader in the Kansas House of Representatives to deliver on his good ideas for Kansas. "I have an insider's knowledge with an outsider's demand for change," stated Ward.

  • Jefferson School becomes a Living Wax Museum

    Just push the button and you will hear the story of a famous Kansan.

    Thursday for one hour, Jefferson School was transformed into a Living Wax Museum as the fourth grade students became a famous Kansan of their choice. "The students researched a famous Kansan for the past week and Thursday was the culmination of  their week of research on why these people were famous.

  • New artists to be featured at Eclectix Art Gallery Remix event

    Eclectix Art Gallery, 311 N. Penn Ave, Independence, is hosting an event which offers the community a chance to get to know the newest artists/members at the gallery. Each quarter three artists will be featured at the gallery with a special opening event.

  • A league of their own

    In a previous article, Rusty Arnold, Independence superintendent of schools, informed the school board the school district is working with other area school districts to form a Middle School League for athletic and academic contests. After several years of discussion between seven school districts, Arnold indicated he has been in contact with five school superintendents who have indicated their willingness to participate in a league.

  • Kansas Senate mulls Senate Bill 405 regarding poultry production

    While Montgomery County investigates all that is involved with poultry production, the Kansas Senate is working on Senate Bill 405, which would potentially provide relief to farmers who wanted to raise chickens for a poultry processing facility by decreasing the necessary setback requirements for building barns to raise the chickens.

  • County hears update on Court House renovation 

    The Montgomery County Public Works department continues to make progress on going out for bids to renovate the court house after the water line break Jan. 6 that flooded the building. Robert Bever, Public Works coordinator, informed the commissioners at their regular meeting Monday all the lighting on the first and second floor was completed and they were beginning work on the basement while work on the phone lines was underway.

  • ICC board of trustees learns of new software program

    The February meeting of the Independence Community College board of trustees was held Thursday evening in the Cessna Learning Center on the ICC campus where the board heard from Compliance officer and Title IX coordinator Jessica Morgan-Tate, who gave an overview of Maxient, the software program which the college track reported incidents.

  • Students get dental exams

    Wednesday was dental exam day at Jefferson and Eisenhower Schools as local dentists donated their time to examine all of the students in each school. For more than 30 years the schools have held a yearly dental exam time when students had their teeth examined and recorded for their parents or guardians to be aware of what  the dentists have discovered.

    
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  • Candidate for governor meets with Women for Kansas
    2/18/2018

    A special meeting with the Women for Kansas, a bipartisan women's group, was held at Ane Mae's Saturday to meet with Jim Ward, democratic candidate for governor. Ward expressed his desire to use his experience as the Democratic leader in the Kansas House of Representatives to deliver on his good ideas for Kansas. "I have an insider's knowledge with an outsider's demand for change," stated Ward.

  • Jefferson School becomes a Living Wax Museum
    2/17/2018

    Just push the button and you will hear the story of a famous Kansan.

    Thursday for one hour, Jefferson School was transformed into a Living Wax Museum as the fourth grade students became a famous Kansan of their choice. "The students researched a famous Kansan for the past week and Thursday was the culmination of  their week of research on why these people were famous.

  • New artists to be featured at Eclectix Art Gallery Remix event
    2/17/2018

    Eclectix Art Gallery, 311 N. Penn Ave, Independence, is hosting an event which offers the community a chance to get to know the newest artists/members at the gallery. Each quarter three artists will be featured at the gallery with a special opening event.

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