Rick Santorum
Staff report One down, 15 to go. Following Thursday’s visit from former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee, former Pennsylvania Sen. Rick Santorum will be the next Republican presidential candidate — from a field of 16 — to make a campaign stop in Jefferson.
Jefferson’s Parker Willis (right), who graduated in May from Greene County High School, is a member of Green Death, a Des Moines band tapped to play Slipknot’s Knotfest in the fall.
By ANDREW MCGINNa.mcginn@beeherald.com Last October, Parker Willis was in rehearsals with his classmates at Greene County High School for their production of “The Music Man.” Willis had the starring role of con man Professor Harold Hill.
Special to The Jefferson Herald The Greene County Historical Society is going to help fans of girls’ high school basketball here do some time travel with its program on Aug. 7 at the United Methodist Church in Grand Junction.
Steve Haupert
By ANDREW MCGINNa.mcginn@beeherald.com The Greene County Jail is clean and well-managed but outdated, the county board of supervisors was told this week.
Bob Ausberger, of Jefferson, holds an old sign last week that he said would have marked the spot of a fatal crash on the Lincoln Highway. Ausberger is standing in front of a shed on the property of Randy Monthei, who recently uncovered a hand-painted sign advertising Portage Tires to travelers a century ago on the highway.
By ANDREW MCGINNa.mcginn@beeherald.com If it’s possible for a man in his mid-70s to geek out, the discovery this year of a so-called ghost sign on the Lincoln Highway west of Jefferson is it for Bob Ausberger.
Staff reportWith more than a dozen Republicans alone in the 2016 presidential race, it was only a matter of time before the candidates started finding their way to Greene County.
Rick Santorum
Jefferson’s Parker Willis (right), who graduated in May from Greene County High School, is a member of Green Death, a Des Moines band tapped to play Slipknot’s Knotfest in the fall.
Steve Haupert
Bob Ausberger, of Jefferson, holds an old sign last week that he said would have marked the spot of a fatal crash on the Lincoln Highway. Ausberger is standing in front of a shed on the property of Randy Monthei, who recently uncovered a hand-painted sign advertising Portage Tires to travelers a century ago on the highway.

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