Vern Foje laughs as he gives blood recently at the Greene County Community Center. The longtime Jefferson resident has so far donated more than 44 gallons of blood.
By ANDREW MCGINNa.mcginn@beeherald.com When Vern Foje moved to Jefferson in 1963 and started participating in community blood drives, a gallon of gas cost 30 cents.
Ram freshman Nadia Fisher won the girls high jump competition at the Carroll Coed relays on April 15. Fisher set a new personal record jumping 5’ 1”.
By SUE RIEDERsports@beeherald.com
By ANDREW MCGINNa.mcginn@beeherald.com If you’ve ever wondered why Scranton Manufacturing named its line of New Way garbage trucks after species of venomous snakes, check out the video on YouTube of its rear-loading Cobra Magnum slowly digesting a Pontiac Grand Am.
A group of Greene County Medical Center personnel digs in and throws dirt April 3 at the groundbreaking ceremony for the center’s $22.5 million expansion and renovation.
By ANDREW MCGINNa.mcginn@beeherald.com When Rick Morain stepped up to the microphone last Thursday at the groundbreaking of the Greene County Medical Center’s $22.5 million expansion, he did so as co-chairman of the project’s capital campaign.
Senior Roman Phillips gets a good start on the 100 meter dash. Phillips set new meet records in the 100 and 200 meter dash events and anchored two winning relays at the Kip Janvrin Invitational in Panora on April 7.
By SUE RIEDERsports@beeherald.com
With an expansion project getting under way, a new route to the Greene County Medical Center emergency room went into effect Tuesday. The new route will have vehicles going to the ER off West Lincoln Way and around the west side of the medical center campus. Signage is being installed to signify the new route.
Vern Foje laughs as he gives blood recently at the Greene County Community Center. The longtime Jefferson resident has so far donated more than 44 gallons of blood.
Ram freshman Nadia Fisher won the girls high jump competition at the Carroll Coed relays on April 15. Fisher set a new personal record jumping 5’ 1”.
A group of Greene County Medical Center personnel digs in and throws dirt April 3 at the groundbreaking ceremony for the center’s $22.5 million expansion and renovation.
Senior Roman Phillips gets a good start on the 100 meter dash. Phillips set new meet records in the 100 and 200 meter dash events and anchored two winning relays at the Kip Janvrin Invitational in Panora on April 7.

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“I told my friend, ‘I’m going to walk across the country to change lives with this pole.’” For Armand Young, 49, of Charles Town, W.Va., that was in 2007.

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Helen Marie Coughennower (Hane, Stine) Durbin was born May 7, 1926 in Lake City. She was the daughter of Clarence Elmer Coughennower and Cora Elizabeth McCoy Coughennower.

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