Bob and Madeline Burnell celebrated 72 years of marriage last week. When asked if their marriage has ever hit any rough patches over the course of more than seven decades, Bob quipped, “Nothing we can’t holler out.” ANDREW McGINN | JEFFERSON HERALD PHOTOS
By ANDREW MCGINNa.mcginn@beeherald.com The interview was just about to get underway when Madeline Burnell’s cellphone went off. Husband Bob was still up and around getting the coffee, so she saw no harm in answering. It turned out to be another call about student loans.
Jan Scharingson, a former East Greene English teacher of more than 30 years, has become the school’s unofficial archivist, collecting more than 100 trophies and 300 uniforms from over the years.  BRANDON HURLEY | JEFFERSON HERALD
By BRANDON HURLEYb.hurley@beeherald.com GRAND JUNCTION — A green chicken once signified the commencement of one of the county’s fiercest rivalries.
Crouching tiger, hidden speeding ticket: Officer Cody Smith has been keeping the streets of Jefferson safe since his hire in October by the local police department. No one on the force knew until just days ago that Smith had been a national taekwondo champion in college. ANDREW McGINN | JEFFERSON HERALD
By ANDREW MCGINNa.mcginn@beeherald.com Along with his patrolman’s badge, Cody Smith was issued a .40-caliber Glock 22 with a 15-round magazine and a Taser. He can carry pepper spray and a retractable tactical baton if he wishes. He also has access to an AR-15.
Mark Lane, vice president of operations at AAI in Jefferson, gives Gov. Kim Reynolds a tour of the production facility. DOUGLAS BURNS | JEFFERSON HERALD
By DOUGLAS BURNSd.burns@carrollspaper.com
Crystal Conroy
By JARED STRONGj.strong@carrollspaper.com A 54-year-old former Scranton woman was arrested last week for allegedly using a Jefferson law firm’s credit cards to buy hundreds of items for herself over the course of nearly two years.
“I’m not happy in suburbia. I just didn’t fit in,” says Roy Burgess, who, at the age of 70, has returned home to Jefferson. A self-taught pastel painter who’s blind in one eye, Burgess has always been held at arm’s length by the art world, making his affinity for outsiders one that’s deeply personal. Here in his hometown, he plans to make his final stand. ANDREW McGINN | JEFFERSON HERALD
By ANDREW MCGINNa.mcginn@beeherald.com It’s probably not often that a painting can sober up a homeless drunk.
Bob and Madeline Burnell celebrated 72 years of marriage last week. When asked if their marriage has ever hit any rough patches over the course of more than seven decades, Bob quipped, “Nothing we can’t holler out.” ANDREW McGINN | JEFFERSON HERALD PHOTOS
Jan Scharingson, a former East Greene English teacher of more than 30 years, has become the school’s unofficial archivist, collecting more than 100 trophies and 300 uniforms from over the years.  BRANDON HURLEY | JEFFERSON HERALD
Crouching tiger, hidden speeding ticket: Officer Cody Smith has been keeping the streets of Jefferson safe since his hire in October by the local police department. No one on the force knew until just days ago that Smith had been a national taekwondo champion in college. ANDREW McGINN | JEFFERSON HERALD
Mark Lane, vice president of operations at AAI in Jefferson, gives Gov. Kim Reynolds a tour of the production facility. DOUGLAS BURNS | JEFFERSON HERALD
Crystal Conroy
“I’m not happy in suburbia. I just didn’t fit in,” says Roy Burgess, who, at the age of 70, has returned home to Jefferson. A self-taught pastel painter who’s blind in one eye, Burgess has always been held at arm’s length by the art world, making his affinity for outsiders one that’s deeply personal. Here in his hometown, he plans to make his final stand. ANDREW McGINN | JEFFERSON HERALD

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