After pulling down an offensive rebound, senior Jack Bauerle gets a fall-away jumper off over Ogallala’s Adam Kroeger (31) and Cameron Raffaeli (32), to tie the game in regulation 57-57. Bauerle finished with 13 and scored 14 against Sidney Friday. (Johnson Publications photo)

Local News

The 2018 Chase County Historical Society calendar focuses on ranches and farmsteads. Officers of the society believe it can make a timeless Christmas gift. (Illustration by Johnson Publications)

    It’s less than two weeks until Christmas, and you still have some gifts to buy.
    Why not consider a gift of history, specifically Chase County history?

    The Imperial community will rally once again to help one of their own with a benefit supper for the Shawn Ritchie family Friday night.

Fifteen residents at Imperial Manor and Parkview/Heights will be the recipients of handmade walker bags made and donated by the Crazy Quilt Guild.

Opinion

“My fellow Americans, our long national nightmare is over.”—Gerald Ford, Aug. 9, 1974

With a shorter than normal football season—sorry Huskers, a four-win season won’t get you a bowl game—that awkward time between football and the Nebraska Legislature convening is a lot longer this

In spite of it all, and most of all in spite of ourselves, we have a lot for which to be thankful this year.

Sports

After pulling down an offensive rebound, senior Jack Bauerle gets a fall-away jumper off over Ogallala’s Adam Kroeger (31) and Cameron Raffaeli (32), to tie the game in regulation 57-57. Bauerle finished with 13 and scored 14 against Sidney Friday. (Johnson Publications photo)

    Missed free throws proved costly in the Chase County Longhorn’s 72-74 double overtime loss to the Ogallala Inidans here Saturday.

Pursued by an Ogallala defender, Lauren Gockley drives to the basket Saturday night. She was in double figures for Chase County in the win against the Lady Indians. (Johnson Publications photo)

    Chase County suffered its first loss of the season to Sidney Friday, but responded the next night to defeat Ogallala by an 11-point margin in girls’ action.

Competitive high school bowling in the state of Nebraska could come to an end unless the Nebraska School Activities Association (NSAA) takes it on as a sanctioned sport.

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