National Farmers Market Week proclaimed

July 27, 2016 WASHINGTON, D.C. — Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack has signed a proclamation declaring Aug. 7-13 as “National Farmers Market Week.” This year marks the …

‘Left Behind’ author dies

July 27, 2016 The Rev. Tim LaHaye, a leader of the Christian fundamentalist movement and co-author of the best-selling “Left Behind” series of apocalyptic novels prophesying …

Traffic stop leads to woman’s arrest

July 26, 2016 A woman who turned in front of the police without her blinker was arrested on a drug-related charge, according to a report from the …

Clerk’s office to open later

July 26, 2016 The Independence County Clerk’s Office will open to the public at a later time this week as staff work to verify the signatures on …

BHS grad named National Merit scholar

July 26, 2016 Kate Sanders EVANSTON, Ill. — The National Merit Scholarship Corporation recently announced more than 800 additional winners of National Merit …