University of Texas freshman Jaxson Hayes (10) sets a screen on Iowa State’s Nick Weiler-Babb during a Feb. 2 game in Ames. Hayes, a projected top 20 pick in this summer’s NBA draft, is the son of Jefferson-Scranton six-on-six legend, Kristi (Kinne) Hayes.   BRANDON HURLEY | JEFFERSON HERALD
By BRANDON HURLEY Sports Editor  sports@beeherald.com @BrandonJHurley -------- Jaxson Hayes wasn’t used to having his toughness questioned, let alone by his mom. 
It’s a sunshine day: Mike Hill, of Jefferson, recently sold his 1969 Plymouth Satellite station wagon (pictured below) to reality TV star and classic car enthusiast Richard Rawlings. The purchase will allow Rawlings to make a “modern-day ‘Brady Bunch’ car” for a TV project and will enable Hill to keep his late uncle-in-law’s cherished hot rod, Dirty Red, in the family. The ’57 Bel Air had been a labor of love for his uncle, Tom Winger, and was at risk of being sold following a slow year for the family’s hai
By ANDREW MCGINN a.mcginn@beeherald.com The Guy Fieri of hot rods, TV star Richard Rawlings has 2.8 million followers on Facebook — roughly 2 million of which live in Greene County.
Clare Hunter (center), pictured with daughter Joanna and her partner, Billy Sammons. ANDREW McGINN | JEFFERSON HERALD
By ANDREW MCGINN a.mcginn@beeherald.com CHURDAN — Clare Hunter looked so sharp, so natural and just so at ease Friday in his olive-drab wool Army jacket and khaki mohair tie that it took a good long while before you realized he had paired it with sweatpants and velcro shoes.
Brothers Robert (left) and Wayne Kafer hold up the diecast model of their late dad’s truck that will hold his ashes. Bill Kafer, who died on Jan. 27, spent a lifetime in and around trucks, but his favorite was the silver, 1978 Freightliner cab-over with green and white stripes. ANDREW McGINN | JEFFERSON HERALD
By ANDREW MCGINN a.mcginn@beeherald.com There’s one photo of Bill Kafer that pretty much sums up an entire era. The cowboy hat on his head says “East Bound and Down.” An extended middle finger shouts “Take This Job and Shove It.”
By RICK MORAIN For The Jefferson Herald The Greene County board of supervisors on Monday approved a three-year collective bargaining contract reached in negotiations between the county and AFSCME Iowa Council 61, the union representing county sheriff’s office employees.
Staff report A longtime Jefferson city councilman is off the hook after Greene County Attorney Thomas Laehn dismissed the extortion charge against him Monday. Larry Teeples, 77, could have faced five years in prison for the felony. The charge was dropped just days after Teeples resigned from the council.
University of Texas freshman Jaxson Hayes (10) sets a screen on Iowa State’s Nick Weiler-Babb during a Feb. 2 game in Ames. Hayes, a projected top 20 pick in this summer’s NBA draft, is the son of Jefferson-Scranton six-on-six legend, Kristi (Kinne) Hayes.   BRANDON HURLEY | JEFFERSON HERALD
It’s a sunshine day: Mike Hill, of Jefferson, recently sold his 1969 Plymouth Satellite station wagon (pictured below) to reality TV star and classic car enthusiast Richard Rawlings. The purchase will allow Rawlings to make a “modern-day ‘Brady Bunch’ car” for a TV project and will enable Hill to keep his late uncle-in-law’s cherished hot rod, Dirty Red, in the family. The ’57 Bel Air had been a labor of love for his uncle, Tom Winger, and was at risk of being sold following a slow year for the family’s hai
Clare Hunter (center), pictured with daughter Joanna and her partner, Billy Sammons. ANDREW McGINN | JEFFERSON HERALD
Brothers Robert (left) and Wayne Kafer hold up the diecast model of their late dad’s truck that will hold his ashes. Bill Kafer, who died on Jan. 27, spent a lifetime in and around trucks, but his favorite was the silver, 1978 Freightliner cab-over with green and white stripes. ANDREW McGINN | JEFFERSON HERALD

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University of Texas freshman Jaxson Hayes (10) sets a screen on Iowa State’s Nick Weiler-Babb during a Feb. 2 game in Ames. Hayes, a projected top 20 pick in this summer’s NBA draft, is the son of Jefferson-Scranton six-on-six legend, Kristi (Kinne) Hayes.   BRANDON HURLEY | JEFFERSON HERALD

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Richard Ambrose was born on July 8, 1953 in Scranton, Iowa. Richard passed away on Wednesday, March 13, 2019 at the age of 65, after a courageous three year battle with cancer.

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