Megan Durbin
Staff report It’s official: Greene County High School sophomore Megan Durbin can jump higher than the height of the average Swedish woman. Durbin won the high school girls high jump title Thursday afternoon at the Drake Relays in Des Moines.
Staff report A 16-year-old Greene County High School student was arrested and charged in juvenile court this week with misdemeanor simple-assault after police say he sprayed a teacher in the face with disinfectant.
David Williamson needs our memories of the Bell Tower to create an original poem to commemorate the tower’s 50th anniversary.
Staff report Maybe it was the night they dropped Super Balls off the top. Or maybe it was where your significant other popped the question. Maybe you just like hearing the Beatles’ greatest hits as interpreted by bells. (“Lady Madonna,” frankly, has never sounded better.)
Greene County Middle School students Mitchell Anthofer and Kyann Brown work on a project on one of seven new Lenovo Chromebooks donated to the school by actor Ashton Kutcher through DonorsChoose.org. MATTHEW REZAB | JEFFERSON HERALD
By MATTHEW REZABm.rezab@beeherald.com When first-year teacher Sydney White began receiving emails telling her that actor, producer and Iowa native Ashton Kutcher was paying for new Chromebooks in her classroom, she may have thought she was being Punk’d.
Jerry Kluver
By ANDREW MCGINNa.mcginn@beeherald.com Jerry Kluver was clearly in the wrong place at the wrong time this past December when a pickup truck veered off Interstate 80/35 in Des Moines and smashed into his own pickup on a side street below.
Mary Weaver
Staff report With her gentle power of persuasion and people skills — not to mention a true knack for being able to write grants on behalf of the city of Rippey — Mary Weaver, of rural Rippey, will receive this year’s Greene County Community Impact Award, organizers announced Friday.
Megan Durbin
David Williamson needs our memories of the Bell Tower to create an original poem to commemorate the tower’s 50th anniversary.
Greene County Middle School students Mitchell Anthofer and Kyann Brown work on a project on one of seven new Lenovo Chromebooks donated to the school by actor Ashton Kutcher through DonorsChoose.org. MATTHEW REZAB | JEFFERSON HERALD
Jerry Kluver
Mary Weaver

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Jeffrey Lynn Etherton, 56, of Jefferson died suddenly Wednesday, April 20, 2016.     

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