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Creating green space

The addition of green space will become a reality in future housing developments in West Liberty, the city council hosting a public hearing of a new “parks set aide” ordinance on Tuesday, Sept. …


Game off, game on thanks to new activities director

First year athletic director Adam Loria was thrown into a near impossible situation – navigate through your first year as full time Activities Director with the ever-looming threat of the COVID-19 …


Grief over Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg and dread for what comes next

Bereft. That’s the only word I can think of that fits how I felt at the news of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s death.

Family News

Obit: Virginia Struck

Virginia Louise Struck, 92, formerly of Atalissa, died Thursday, Sept. 17, 2020 at the Simpson Memorial Home in West Liberty. Graveside service will be held at 1 p.m. on Friday, Sept. 25, at the …

  • Obit: Curtis Newcomb

    Curtis Charles Newcomb, 56, of West Liberty died Saturday March 2, 2020 at his home. A celebration of …

  • Obit: Robert Little Jr.

    Robert Little, Jr., 89, died Saturday, Sept. 12, 2029 at the Bird House, Hospice Home of Johnson County. …

  • Obit: LaMar Gene Miller

    The thing is…” on Saturday, Sept. 12, 2020, LaMar Gene Miller of West Liberty was unexpectedly called …

  • Obit: Peggy Lynn Akers

    Peggy Lynn Akers, 69, of Nichols, died Wednesday, Sept. 9, 2020 at her home surrounded by her family. …

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