By BRANDON HURLEY Sports Editor sports@beeherald.com The Greene County softball team is hitting their stride at the perfect time as the season nears its end, having won six of their last eight games. 
By Brandon Hurley Sports Editor  sports@beeherald.com  
Shane Olson stands in 2014 next to one of his decorative planters in progress at his shop near Churdan. After two deployments to Iraq, "I kind of just like it in the middle of nowhere," he told The Jefferson Herald then. Olson is accused of firing on a semi truck June 17 with a rifle. HERALD FILE PHOTO
By ANDREW McGINNa.mcginn@beeherald.com CHURDAN — A former candidate for county supervisor and a veteran of two deployments to Iraq is accused of waging a one-man war on jake brakes near his rural home.
Debris covers the floor at Pizza Ranch in Jefferson following a fire in January. HERALD FILE PHOTO
By JARED STRONGj.strong@carrollspaper.com Police officers obtained the text messages and cellphone location data of the owners of Pizza Ranch in Jefferson to link one of them to the restaurant’s arson in January, according to newly available search warrant documents.
By BRANDON HURLEY sports@beeherald.com   Greene County senior Reid Lamoureux has never strayed too far from the fundamentals. It’s what has helped him reach the mark of Class 3A’s best hitter through 17 games, collecting 29 hits and a .604 average. 
A pinwheel was left last week at the Rippey School Memorial in memory of Keith Devilbiss, the volunteer mason who recently completed the memorial. Devilbiss, 77, was killed June 15 when his ATV collided with a pickup truck in Rippey. ANDREW McGINN | JEFFERSON HERALD
By ANDREW MCGINNa.mcginn@beeherald.com RIPPEY — Brick by brick, 77-year-old Keith Devilbiss gave his time freely to erect a memorial to a school that’s now gone but hardly forgotten.
Shane Olson stands in 2014 next to one of his decorative planters in progress at his shop near Churdan. After two deployments to Iraq, "I kind of just like it in the middle of nowhere," he told The Jefferson Herald then. Olson is accused of firing on a semi truck June 17 with a rifle. HERALD FILE PHOTO
Debris covers the floor at Pizza Ranch in Jefferson following a fire in January. HERALD FILE PHOTO
A pinwheel was left last week at the Rippey School Memorial in memory of Keith Devilbiss, the volunteer mason who recently completed the memorial. Devilbiss, 77, was killed June 15 when his ATV collided with a pickup truck in Rippey. ANDREW McGINN | JEFFERSON HERALD

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Richard “Dick” St. Clair, 68, died Tuesday, June 28, 2016 at the Greene County Medical Center where he was receiving care from Hospice of Central Iowa.

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