Aurora Dairy President Scott McGinty, left, and Dr. Juan Velez, Aurora Dairy’s director of ag operations, responded to questions submitted from the crowd. Last week’s meeting drew more than 120 people. (Johnson Publications photo)

Eli Hinojosa used his bull-rush double leg takedown on Tripp Nicholson of Hershey to set up a pin at the 2:49 mark in his fourth match of the day. That set up a rematch with Ryan Christensen of Ogallala in the finals. Hinojosa took just 21 seconds for that pin to take first place in the 220 pound class and keep his perfect record intact. (Johnson Publications photo)

Youths finishing first, second and third at the Super Shooters contest included, front from left, Mia Fries, Elizabeth Hanna, Karlee Anderson, Lucy Spady, Knox Paisley, Destry Oxford, Zane Mays, Easton Fries, back from left, Olivia Spady, Lukas Fries, Tristan Jablonski, Colin O’Neil, Zak Anderson, Haven Hauxwell and Brice Vitosh. (Johnson Publications photo)

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Aurora Dairy President Scott McGinty, left, and Dr. Juan Velez, Aurora Dairy’s director of ag operations, responded to questions submitted from the crowd. Last week’s meeting drew more than 120 people. (Johnson Publications photo)

    More than 120 attended an information meeting on livestock expansion in Chase County Friday, Jan. 12. Sen. Dan Hughes of Venango organized the meeting held at the fairgrounds.

TeamMates chapters in Nebraska communities are being recognized in January as National Mentoring Month is celebrated.

    A new candidate is seeking a position on the board of Chase County Commissioners.

Opinion

Talk the talk, walk the walk.

You can’t have it both ways. Our parents told us that. We learned it from sometimes painful experience. Yet, we often forget and think maybe this time it will be different.

While you were busy complaining about the President and Congress and concerning yourself with election results in Alabama and hurricane cleanup in Puerto Rico, here’s what was happening in your bac

Sports

Eli Hinojosa used his bull-rush double leg takedown on Tripp Nicholson of Hershey to set up a pin at the 2:49 mark in his fourth match of the day. That set up a rematch with Ryan Christensen of Ogallala in the finals. Hinojosa took just 21 seconds for that pin to take first place in the 220 pound class and keep his perfect record intact. (Johnson Publications photo)

    Chase County wrestlers started the morning a little sluggish but came on strong later in the day to finish in fifth place at their home invitational.

Sophie Spady, who has earned a starting position in recent weeks, looks for some teammates to pass off the ball Friday night as she’s guarded by a Gothenburg defender. (Johnson Publications photo)

    Chalk up a trio of wins for the Chase County girls’ varsity basketball team last week with victories over So. Valley, Perkins County and Gothenburg.

First and second place winners at Sunday’s free throw contest were, front from left, Elizabeth Hanna, Lukas Fries, Karlee Anderson, Haven Hauxwell, Jason Nelson, Kade Anderson, Lucy Spady, back from left, Brextin Moreno, Olivia Spady, Tristan Jablonski,  Evan Tomky, Easton Fries, Brice Vitosh and Colin O’Neil. (Johnson Publications photo)

    Eight area youths are moving on to districts in the Knights of Columbus free throw shooting contest.

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