The top three place winners of each patriotic essay division will represent Chase County at the district level. Standing back, from left, are VFW Post 4688 Commander Eldon Kuntzelman and Voice of Democracy essay winners Halle Fiedler, first place, Matalie Wallin, second, Brice Vitosh, third and Auxiliary President Sue Moore. The Patriot’s Pen winners, seated front from left, are Kade Anderson, first place, Raissa Nevarez, second place, and Ashley Fregoso, third. (Johnson Publications photo)

Fourth grade students, who were among K-6 CCS students who took part in the Jump Rope and Hoops for Heart events in the 2017-18 school year at Chase County Schools, include, back from left, Spencer Kelley, James Bomba, Dominic Harris, Caleb Stamm, Cord Nichols, Kyson Vogt, Westen Manley, Ryan Taylor, Lleyton McDaniel, Alexa Alarcon Ortega, Yosgart Moreno, Kara Baird, Alyssa Schilke, front from left, Abigail Klooz, Kylee Rowley, P. E. teacher Jodie Schuller, Aria McNair, Lukas Fries, Kate Colson, Jeilyn Dominguez Chaves and Alondra Vega Luna. (Johnson Publications photo)

Local News

    The Cattlemen’s Ball of Nebraska is coming to southwest Nebraska, June 7-8, 2019, along the Frenchman Creek near Enders Reservoir.

Artist Armando Villarreal removes some of the masking applied to one of the many helmets he painted for the special uniforms being worn Saturday by Mississippi State. (Johnson Publications photos)

    While Armando Villarreal is a big Husker fan, another football game Saturday will grab some of his attention.

The top three place winners of each patriotic essay division will represent Chase County at the district level. Standing back, from left, are VFW Post 4688 Commander Eldon Kuntzelman and Voice of Democracy essay winners Halle Fiedler, first place, Matalie Wallin, second, Brice Vitosh, third and Auxiliary President Sue Moore. The Patriot’s Pen winners, seated front from left, are Kade Anderson, first place, Raissa Nevarez, second place, and Ashley Fregoso, third. (Johnson Publications photo)

    Every year the VFW Post 4688 hosts a Veterans Day dinner to honor local veterans both living and gone.

Opinion

The 106th Nebraska Legislature will have 12 freshmen, 10 elected (eight with no incumbent running) and two to be appointed by Governor Pete Ricketts to replace incumbents who were elected to new po

The election is over. The results are well known. Let’s move on.
You may feel like you “won” or “lost,” depending on whether the people you voted for were elected. Try to get over that.

Honestly.

Sports

Basketball and wresting practices are underway for the three high school teams at Chase County Schools.

Fourth grade students, who were among K-6 CCS students who took part in the Jump Rope and Hoops for Heart events in the 2017-18 school year at Chase County Schools, include, back from left, Spencer Kelley, James Bomba, Dominic Harris, Caleb Stamm, Cord Nichols, Kyson Vogt, Westen Manley, Ryan Taylor, Lleyton McDaniel, Alexa Alarcon Ortega, Yosgart Moreno, Kara Baird, Alyssa Schilke, front from left, Abigail Klooz, Kylee Rowley, P. E. teacher Jodie Schuller, Aria McNair, Lukas Fries, Kate Colson, Jeilyn Dominguez Chaves and Alondra Vega Luna. (Johnson Publications photo)

    Chase County Schools Elementary Physical Education teacher Jodie Schuller started raising money for Jump Rope for Heart back in the mid-90s.

Karen Edwards of Imperial bagged this 6 x 8 mule deer during the firearm season. It had a 25 1/2-inch span. (Photo courtesy of Laker’s Bait and Tackle)

    Check-in stations in Chase County have seen fewer deer this season as compared to 2017, according to Angie West with Wauneta Crossroads and Ron Schoenberger with Laker’s Bait and Tackle.

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