Front & Center

Updated 12:00 a.m., Sun March 29, 2015

Jeff Arey

New Saline County judge sees first year as ‘learning process’

Carol Rolf/Contributing Writer

Jeff Arey said he never intended to get into politics. But when he did, he did so in a big way. Arey, 52, served his hometown of Haskell as mayor for 16 years. As the newly elected Saline County judge, he hopes to serve in that capacity for the foreseeable future. “I never even thought about running for public office of any kind,” he said, noting that he was happy with life, working in the family business, Arey’s General Store, and rais... READ MORE

Margaret Sorrows: Bryant High School journalism adviser wins national award CAROL ROLF/CONTRIBUTING WRITER

Margaret Sorrows is still reeling from the recent news that the Journalism Education Association named her the 2014 H.L. Hall National Yearbook Adviser of the Year.