City council to revisit closing Wilson railroad crossing

The Jefferson city council will revisit railroad quiet zones at one of its March meetings, with discussion centered on closing the Wilson crossing.

Quiet zones through Jefferson has been talked about for several years. Last July the council heard comments from many residents on the subject, with more in favor of making changes needed so train engineers don’t have to sound their horns as they go through Jefferson. Continue reading City council to revisit closing Wilson railroad crossing

City seeking input on improvements to E. Lincoln Way entry

All those who have an interest in the east entry into Jefferson on E. Lincoln Way are encouraged to attend one of three meetings slated for Wednesday, March 8.

Representatives of Bolton & Menk will show preliminary concepts and collect input from stakeholders on enhancing the corridor before they prepare a final plan for presentation at an open house in late March or early April. Continue reading City seeking input on improvements to E. Lincoln Way entry

Dinner and a show next weekend

Emily Heupel as Pinocchio, Jack Schilling as Shrek, Michael Kennedy as Donkey, and Kenna Marquardt as Princess Fiona

“Shrek the Musical,” with fundraising dinners Friday and Saturday

Tickets for the Greene County High School production of “Shrek the Musical” are available now at the school office, Home State Bank, and Peoples Trust & Savings Bank in Jefferson.

Show times are Friday, March 3, and Saturday, March 4, at 7:30 pm, and Sunday, March 5, at 2 pm at the school auditorium. Continue reading Dinner and a show next weekend

Two candidates in school election

Two candidates will face off for the seat vacated by Ashley Johnston on the Greene County Schools board of education.

Steve Fisher of rural Jefferson and Matt Wetrich of Jefferson filed nominating papers for the special election March 14. The winner will serve the remainder of Johnston’s term, which expires in September 2019.

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