Local firefighters last week got to hack away at a house slated for demolition. Firefighters on July 16 used the dilapidated house at 507 S. Locust St. in Jefferson to get in a few hours of training with axes and saws.
By MAKAYLA TENDALLm.tendall@beeherald.com Jefferson residents won’t exactly be able to walk into their backyard and grab a freshly laid chicken egg after all.
Nancy Timmons, of Grand Junction, is among the longest-serving court reporters in Iowa. She’s used the same stenotype machine for more than 40 years.
By ANDREW MCGINNa.mcginn@beeherald.com With no plans to retire even after 40 years as a court reporter, Nancy Timmons remains at the ready to transcribe the trial of the century.
K-9 Leo rests after practicing bite-work with Chief Deputy Sheriff Jack Williams, his handler, and Deputy Sheriff Dave Kersey. Leo joined the Greene County Sheriff’s Office in January.
By MAKAYLA TENDALLm.tendall@beeherald.com If you’re hiding drugs in your car and aren’t cooperating with the Greene County Sheriff’s Office, here’s some advice — stay calm or keep your eyes at waist level and watch for an angry German shepherd.
Greene County farmer and landowner Kim Rueter lets go of a balloon Thursday during the groundbreaking ceremony for the $40 million Wild Rose Jefferson casino on what had been his ground. It was Rueter who first pitched the idea of a casino in Greene County.
By ANDREW McGINNa.mcginn@beeherald.com The Town and Country Band was still playing “Big Spender” Thursday afternoon underneath a tent as plumes of diesel smoke rose from the heavy machinery at the northwest corner of Highways 30 and 4.
Rich Osborne created a mix of Guatemalan, Mexican and Brazilian coffee beans that has been popular with customers at his local coffeeshop. Known as the Bell Tower Blend, Osborne will donate $2 of every bag sold to the Bell Tower Foundation to enhance the Bell Tower.
By MAKAYLA TENDALLm.tendall@beeherald.com The chimes of the Bell Tower are as consistent in the morning routines of many Jefferson residents as their cups of coffee.
Nancy Timmons, of Grand Junction, is among the longest-serving court reporters in Iowa. She’s used the same stenotype machine for more than 40 years.
K-9 Leo rests after practicing bite-work with Chief Deputy Sheriff Jack Williams, his handler, and Deputy Sheriff Dave Kersey. Leo joined the Greene County Sheriff’s Office in January.
Greene County farmer and landowner Kim Rueter lets go of a balloon Thursday during the groundbreaking ceremony for the $40 million Wild Rose Jefferson casino on what had been his ground. It was Rueter who first pitched the idea of a casino in Greene County.
Rich Osborne created a mix of Guatemalan, Mexican and Brazilian coffee beans that has been popular with customers at his local coffeeshop. Known as the Bell Tower Blend, Osborne will donate $2 of every bag sold to the Bell Tower Foundation to enhance the Bell Tower.

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A service for Velda Josephine DeMoss was held 3:00 p.m., July 18, at the Rippey United Methodist Church. Visitation was held after 1:00 p.m. with family present 5-7 p.m. on July 18, at the church.

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