In addition to being the team’s leader on kills, Allison Owings was also active on defense last Thursday against Holyoke, Colo. Here she picks up one of her 14 digs in the match. (Johnson Publications photo)

Cross Country Coach Carl Zuege gives his girls the thumbs-up just prior to starting the race at the McCook Invitational last week. The girls finished sixth in a stacked field.  (Johnson Publications photo)

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)

Local News

Regan Gittlein, second from left, visits with Jim Lee of rural Elsie prior to the start of the auction as Regan’s brother Brady has a few words with Rex Prior. (Johnson Publications photo)

    “Overwhelming” is how Amy Gittlein described Saturday night’s benefit for her son and family that drew 350 people to the fairgrounds.

    County Attorney Arlan Wine doesn’t believe entering a police vehicle to view a police laptop computer should warrant more than a possible scolding.

    After several months of contemplation, Chase County Commissioners Dave Hogsett, Chuck Vette and Don Weiss, Jr.

Opinion

Donald Trump is the first president in U.S. history to have been baited into undermining his own negotiating position by negative TV coverage.

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.

Sports

Kadin Vrbas scores from 40 yards out on the first play of a drive that put the Longhorns up 26-0 with 10:21 left in the second quarter. (Johnson Publications photo)

    The Longhorns of Chase County stampeded the winless Longhorns of Kimball Friday night, rolling to a 39-0 victory.

In addition to being the team’s leader on kills, Allison Owings was also active on defense last Thursday against Holyoke, Colo. Here she picks up one of her 14 digs in the match. (Johnson Publications photo)

    Chase County’s varsity team turned in a 2-2 record in volleyball action last week from a single match in Holyoke, Colo., and
Saturday’s McCook Invitational Tournament.

Cross Country Coach Carl Zuege gives his girls the thumbs-up just prior to starting the race at the McCook Invitational last week. The girls finished sixth in a stacked field.  (Johnson Publications photo)

Chase County’s cross country runners competed in one of their toughest fields to date at the McCook meet last week.

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