By ANDREW SCRANTON — Scranton city officials Friday reluctantly began the process of moving forward following the sudden death two days before of Mayor Rodney Walker.
Staff reportA 26-year-old Sac County woman who told Jefferson police last month she awoke from an alleged abduction to find herself in a field near Greenewood Road with her hands bound behind her back with zip ties apparently made up the story to cover for a car crash. She’s now facing a series of charges.
Staff reportWith a new down-payment incentive, Region 12 Council of Governments has sweetened an already sweet deal for veterans living — or thinking about living — in Greene County.
Staff reportA former director of Jefferson Park and Rec has been tapped to strengthen the local presence of Habitat for Humanity of Boone and Greene Counties. Jeff Lamoureux, of Jefferson, was introduced Sunday at Habitat’s annual Nativity Festival as the two-county organization’s first associate director.
By REBECCA Jefferson has big expectations for tourism in the coming years.
Staff reportGRAND JUNCTION — Christmas came two weeks early Wednesday for the backers of a new community center in Grand Junction. Vision Iowa has awarded a $220,000 Community Attraction and Tourism (CAT) grant to Grand Junction for the construction of its new community center.


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Funeral Services for Walter Harrison, 90, of Jefferson was held 10:00 a.m. Dec. 18 at the First Presbyterian Church in Jefferson. Interment was at Lost Grove Cemetery, Lanyon.

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