JPRD tells March programs

The Jefferson park and recreation department is taking registrations for several March programs.

The annual Mother Son Date Night, the boys’ answer to the Daddy Daughter Dance, will be held Friday, March 9, from 6 to 8:30 pm at the Greene County Community Center. The evening allows mothers, grandmothers or mother figures an opportunity to have fun with boys who are close to their heart. The event includes pizza, bingo, and a variety of games. The event is planned for boys in Pre-K through fifth grade. Continue reading JPRD tells March programs

Guess joins occupational medicine clinic at medical center

Rochelle Guess,ARNP

Longtime Jefferson resident Rochelle Guess, ARNP, will  join Greene County Medical Center’s occupational medicine clinic on March 5.

Occupational medicine serves employers and their employees through tests and screenings; on-site education and safety management; employee immunizations; workers compensation injury care; and overall workplace health improvement recommendations. Continue reading Guess joins occupational medicine clinic at medical center

Fake phone numbers can be a real problem

Staff at Jefferson Telecom reports receiving numerous phone calls from customers about phone scams recently. The Jefferson police department’s daily report verifies that, as there have been several reports of attempted phone scams.  One Jefferson business lost $1,400 to a scammer claiming to be Alliant Energy and threatening to disconnect the restaurant’s utilities if alleged past due amounts weren’t paid within an hour. Continue reading Fake phone numbers can be a real problem

Greene Co HS students meet Bernie Sanders

Bernie Sanders with Greene County HS musicians

Greene County High School musicians had an opportunity to learn about jazz from Rosana Eckert, an internationally acclaimed jazz vocalist and educator from the University of Northern Texas on Friday at Kirkwood Community College’s jazz festival.

Some of them years from now may remember the concert they attended in the evening. They’ll all remember who they met and talked with in the hallway at Kirkwood’s Iowa Hall. The 20 or so students in the jazz choir and the accompanying band met 2016 presidential candidate Bernie Sanders. Continue reading Greene Co HS students meet Bernie Sanders

Townships set budget hearings

Townships have set their budget public hearings as follows:

• Junction – Monday, March 5, at 1 pm, courthouse board room in Jefferson. Clerk Jackie Gannon.
• Franklin – Monday, March 5, at 2 pm in the courthouse board room in Jefferson. Clerk Carla Offenburger
• Greenbrier – Monday, March, 6 at 9 am in the courthouse board room in Jefferson. Clerk JoAnne Schnebly

New date for FFA pancake breakfast

The FFA pancake breakfast scheduled for Feb. 23 has been rescheduled for Friday, March 2, from 7 to 8:30 am at the Ram Restaurant at Greene County High School.

FFA members will serve pancakes, scrambled eggs, sausage and beverages.

The community is welcome. Free will donations will be accepted.