INDEPENDENCE – On June 3, the Buchanan County Health Center Auxiliary held its annual scholarship presentation at First Presbyterian Church in Independence. Each year, the BCHC Auxiliary awards scholarships in the amount of $1,000 to graduating seniors from the East Buchanan, Independence, a…

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DENVER – The Jesup J-Hawk baseball team traveled to Denver to take on the Cyclones (7-12) in an NICL-East doubleheader, and came away with a sweep, winning 15-1 and 13-7, respectively. The J-Hawks are on a 7-game winning streak.

For the first time since 2004, the Iowa High School Athletic Association’s summer baseball championships will be conducted at two separate sites, with Carroll’s Merchants Park and the University of Iowa’s Duane Banks Field serving as hosts.

WINTHROP – A big 5-run first inning by the Marquette Catholic Mohawks propelled them to a 15-4 win over the East Buchanan Buccaneers on Monday night.

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Last week marked the 13th anniversary of the Iowa flood of 2008. During this disaster, I was a journalist at KCRG-TV 9 in Cedar Rapids, and I’ll never forget what it was like to cover the flood and its devastating aftermath.

INDEPENDENCE – The deadline for submitting letters to the editor of the Independence Bulletin Journal is Thursday at 5 p.m. for inclusion in Saturday’s edition. Letters normally run only in the Saturday edition. All letters should be signed and have a telephone number for verification. No on…

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