Motorcade to welcome 9/11 Never Forget exhibit

All area veterans and motorcyclists are invited to be part of a motorcade that will escort the 9/11 Never Forget mobile exhibit to Jefferson Friday, June 30.

The motorcade will form at 11 am at the parking lot at Shopko/Hy-Vee in Perry. The planned departure time is noon. The motorcade will travel west on Highway 144 and north on Highway 4 through Jefferson to Wild Rose Casino. Continue reading Motorcade to welcome 9/11 Never Forget exhibit

New Heart of Iowa HabiTour promotes cycling fun

Organizers of the inaugural Heart of Iowa HabiTour are mixing one part exercise with two parts fun and a pinch of great support as they plan a new fundraising event by Heart of Iowa Habitat for Humanity.

With route length choices of 30, 50 or 100 miles ridden entirely on the safe and gently rolling Raccoon River Valley Trail, the Heart of Iowa HabiTour will start and end in Jefferson on Saturday, Aug. 26. Continue reading New Heart of Iowa HabiTour promotes cycling fun

May Bucket Fillers told

May Bucket Fillers

Greene County Elementary School recognized exemplary behavior all school year by designating “Bucket Fillers” each month. Bucket Fillers are students who demonstrate “bucket filling” behaviors, spreading love and kindness almost all the time.

May Bucket Fillers are (from left) Kiera Cummings, Trinity Hart, Owen Frederick, Moses Brown and Cody Taggart with Lori Subbert, manager of the Jefferson Hy-Vee store. Bucket Filler Jerzie Hopkins is not pictured.

Hy-Vee sponsors the Bucket Filler program at the school.

Time for softball

Registrations are due Thursday, July 6, for the Jefferson park and recreation department’s adult co-ed slow pitch softball league.

Games will be played Tuesdays and Thursdays, July 11 through Aug. 24, on the east city field in Jefferson. The schedule will be created to avoid team conflicts. Continue reading Time for softball

Yard of the Month to Cheslers

Jefferson Garden Club has awarded June Yard of the Month honors to Roger and Teresa Chesler. The Cheslers’ home at 1202 W. Lincoln Way is nestled in a scenic wooded area. Standing in their yard gives a beautiful view in any direction. Large stately oak trees are plentiful and there are  pine and apple trees as well. Further from the house a creek runs through their property. Continue reading Yard of the Month to Cheslers

NEW Cooperative donates to Greene Co 4-H

The NEW Cooperative Foundation has again shown its commitment to supporting local 4-H programs by donating $43,545 to area 4-H groups. The money is donated for half of each youth 4-H member’s dues in NEW Cooperative trade area, which includes Greene, Webster, Calhoun, Carroll, Franklin, Sac, Pocahontas, Humboldt, Hamilton, Kossuth, Cherokee, Plymouth, Monona and Woodbury counties. Continue reading NEW Cooperative donates to Greene Co 4-H