Pastor Robby Clay of the Imperial Bible Church is already receiving canned food for the Hurricane Harvey food drive. Area residents can drop off food at his church, as well as two other Imperial locations at the Imperial Berean Church and Harchelroad Motors. (Johnson Publications photo)

Michelle Pursley, left, and Tami Bartels are registered nurses and certified chemotherapy/bio-therapy nurses. They are seen here standing beside the new Biological Safety Cabinet inside the hospital’s new chemotherapy services area. (Johnson Publications photo)

Evan Fisher gets through a hole in the Gothenburg Swedes on this first-half carry Friday. Fisher scored the Longhorns lone touchdown on a reception from quarterback Caleb Weiss. (Photo courtesy of Kelly Ninas, Cozad Tri-City Trib)

Four members of the Ed Weir family appear on the big screen in Memorial Stadium Saturday during the jersey retirement ceremony of Weir and seven other Nebraska football greats. Family members, from right, included grandchildren Cathy Renk, Peru, Ill.; Julie Gockley, Imperial; Ed Weir III, Columbus; and Tad Weir, Imperial. (Photo courtesy of GWYNETH ROBERTS, Lincoln Journal Star)
 

Local News

Pastor Robby Clay of the Imperial Bible Church is already receiving canned food for the Hurricane Harvey food drive. Area residents can drop off food at his church, as well as two other Imperial locations at the Imperial Berean Church and Harchelroad Motors. (Johnson Publications photo)

As Houston continues to grapple with Hurricane Harvey’s aftermath, local communities are coming together to help with relief efforts.

There are already 200 appointments made for blood draws in Imperial and Wauneta as part of Chase County Community Hospital’s efforts to promote good health this month during its fall health fair ev

Michelle Pursley, left, and Tami Bartels are registered nurses and certified chemotherapy/bio-therapy nurses. They are seen here standing beside the new Biological Safety Cabinet inside the hospital’s new chemotherapy services area. (Johnson Publications photo)

    Chase County Hospital has been providing quality chemotherapy services to patients for at least 20 years.

Opinion

A much-anticipated and long-overdue lawsuit against the Nebraska Prison System has been filed in U.S. District Court by the American Civil Liberties Union. The simple facts—the prisons are:

Venezuela is a woeful reminder that no country is so rich that it can’t be driven into the ground by revolutionary socialism.

You couldn’t pay me to live there. Or, could you?

Sports

Longhorn runners, from left, Macy Coleman, Brooklyn Christensen and Lindsey Mendenhall pace themselves together during last week’s Longhorn invitational. (Johnson Publications photo)

Chase County’s girls cross country team just missed their second win in as many starts last week, finishing behind North Platte after a tiebreaker in the Chase County Invitational last Thursday at

Adelaide Maxwell, left, and Sophie Spady successfully block this hard-hit ball from Yuma, Colo., in action last week on the Chase County court. (Johnson Publications photo)

    Chase County ran into a tough volleyball opponent when they hosted Yuma, Colo., last week, finding out why the Lady Indians were last year’s state runners-up in Colorado.

    In seven varsity softball games last week, the Lady Longhorns found it difficult to pick up a win.

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