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  • Softball team picks up double win at Holyoke

    By Jan Schultz The Imperial Republican A trip to Holyoke, Colo., last week resulted in the first wins for Chase County’s varsity softball team. The Lady Longhorns defeated the Lady Dragons in both games, one ending after five innings due to the run-ru...
  • Recent recruit completes basics

    Army Pfc. Rachelle Carmin has graduated from basic combat training at Fort Jackson in Columbia, S.C. During the nine weeks of training, the soldier studied the Army mission, history, tradition and core values and physical fitness. She also received instr...
  • MCC play recalls 9/11, honors firefighters

    Few events in our lifetime will resonate like the events that transpired on Sept. 11, 2011 in New York. McCook Fire Chief Marc Harpham worked full-time for the city of McCook Fire Department. His shift at the fire station just ended at 8 a.m. and he was...
  • Benefit luncheon Sunday for Wauneta’s Dana Cayer, family

    By Sheri Hink-Wagner The Wauneta Breeze Friends of Dana Cayer and his family are holding a soup luncheon fundraiser this Sunday from 11 a.m. until 1 p.m.  in Wauneta. Funds raised will help the family offset medical bills and travel expenses. Cayer suf...
  • Sixth grader wins division at State Fair’s Galaxy of Stars

    By Jan Schultz The Imperial Republican Sixth grader Morayah Cupp won her division (Comets, age 12 and under) at the Galaxy of Stars Talent Search held at the Nebraska State Fair. The young singer had advanced after winning her division at local contests...
  • Nebraska Shooters returning this month for additional handgun classes in Imperial

    A weekend of handgun certification classes is planned Sept. 19-21 when personnel from Nebraska Shooters return to Imperial. Three separate classes are scheduled at this time, starting Friday night, Sept. 19. Chris Tomky of Lamar, who helps coordinate the ...
  • Donate blood Sept. 10, help sickle cell patients

    Observe National Sickle Cell Awareness Month this September by donating blood at the American Red Cross Bloodmobile in Imperial. The bloodmobile will be held Wednesday, Sept. 10, from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Imperial Bible Church, 800 W. 11th St. Sickle Cell ...
  • Imperial Theatre’s volunteer response is much improved

    By Jan Schultz The Imperial Republican Two months ago, members of Imperial’s theatre board issued a warning that the future of the city-owned Imperial Theatre could be in jeopardy. Recruitment of volunteers to take tickets and run the theatre’s conc...
  • Efforts continue on landing restaurant

    By Russ Pankonin The Imperial Republican People interested in seeing a new restaurant in Imperial gathered last Thursday to discuss progress on their efforts. Dave Fulton, president of First Bank & Trust in Imperial, led the discussion, which inclu...
  • Bean harvest finally underway

    By Russ Pankonin The Imperial Republican With the tardiness of this year’s wheat harvest, edible bean producers can’t be totally shocked that this year’s bean harvest is several weeks behind schedule. On Tuesday, Trinidad Benham received its fi...
  • NeSA test scores out

    By Carolyn Lee The Imperial Republican Nebraska State Accountability (NeSA) test scores for spring 2014 were released by the Nebraska Department of Education last week. Statewide, nearly three out of every four public school students met state standards...
  • McCook native new family consumer science teacher

    By Carolyn Lee The Imperial Republican Chelsie Clapp is excited about her first teaching job as Family Consumer Science teacher at Chase County Schools (CCS). She notes that she has “big shoes to fill,” following longtime teacher Cathy Hanna, who ...
  • Burpo recounts trip to Middle East

    By Diane Stamm The Wauneta Breeze With a three-day cease fire happening from the time his plane landed to when it took off again, Rev. Todd Burpo of Imperial is now even more sure that God still loves Israel. Burpo was part of a 51-person delegation spo...
  • Color Me Courageous registrations continue; sign up by Sept. 6 for t-shirt

    By Diane Stamm The Wauneta Breeze Organizers from the Nebraska Kids TRUTH Campaign are encouraging runners and walkers to get their entries in for the upcoming Imperial Color Me Courageous run. The event will be held Saturday, Sept. 27, in Campbell Park...
  • New Extension Educator has roots in Serbia

    By Tim Linscott The Grant Tribune Sentinel Strahinja Stepanovic is the new area University of Nebraska Extension Educator. A native of Serbia, Stepanovic will be working in Chase, Perkins and Dundy Counties in adult education. An agronomist, Stepanovic...
  • Cinema scene

    “Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles” (PG-13)—From their home in the storm sewers of Manhattan, four Ninjitsu-trained turtles, Leonardo, Raphael, Michelangelo and Donatello and their sensei, Master Splinter, battle evil. The movie stars Megan Fox, Will Arn...
  • Grant readies for car auction that could draw thousands

    By Tim Linscott The Grant Tribune Sentinel After much planning and preparing, the Bullock auto auction in Grant arrives this Saturday. Two hundred collector cars, parts and other pieces of heritage are expected to be auctioned at Saturday’s sale, just...
  • Theatre volunteer turnout encouraging; don’t stop now

    By Jan Schultz, The Imperial Republican News Editor It’s certainly been encouraging to see the flock of volunteers offering to work a night or two at the Imperial Theatre. As many of you know, the theatre board was facing some decisions this summer, as...
  • Longhorns allow just one touchdown

    By Russ Pankonin The Imperial Republican This year’s Chase County Longhorn football team gave up just one touchdown in their season opener here Friday, en route to a 40-7 win over the Minden Whippets. Head Coach Dan Lenners felt good about the win a...
  • Volleyball season opens Thursday; team returns to 5-1 offense

    By Jan Schultz The Imperial Republican When the Lady Longhorn volleyball team takes to the court tonight (Thursday) for its varsity opener, fans will see a return to the 5-1 offense. Last year, Chase County used a combination of two setters, but will ...