Celebrating the West Team’s 6-0 win after the game Saturday were, from left, volunteer Chase County coach Kale Gockley, head Longhorn coach Dan Lenners, players Evan Fisher, Parker Dillan, Scott Wheeler, Kadin Vrbas, and assistant Longhorn coaches Todd Westover and Jeff Gleisberg. (Photo courtesy of Heidi Wheeler)

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While many items on the schedule for Smokin’ on Broadway are repeats from years prior, there are also some additions and changes coming up for the event on Saturday, June 22.

This group posed with a northern water snake during S.C.O.R.E. camp Monday. From left is Cambell Kline, her mom and camp co-coordinator Charlesa Kline, Professor Dennis Ferraro, presenter and herpetologist with snake from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, co-coordinator Kim Spady and her nephew, Will Ahlers. (Johnson Publications photo)

    Monday morning, 90 students grades 5 and 6 climbed on board a bus and headed to their first S.C.O.R.E. camp destinations.  

Grade 1-6 youths are immersed in the world of science this week during S.C.O.R.E. camps.


Tax reform in Nebraska. Has the improbable become impossible?

Blizzards on one end of the state, floods on the other. Nebraska, now more than ever, it’s not for everyone!

As the world struggles to sort out fake news and understand the not-so-civil discourse, I turn to the Nebraska Legislature.


He’s out! C. Schultz of Elwood-Eustis is sent back to the dugout after he’s tagged out by Imperial third baseman Emmitt Zuege. (Johnson Publications photo)

    Imperial’s seniors finished with a 2-1 showing the past week, winnings two at home Sunday against Elwood-Eustis, while dropping one at Cozad June 5.

    Still undefeated at 10-0, Imperial’s juniors won the Holdrege baseball tournament Saturday in a week that included five games over four days.

Braden Space, a 2019 Chase County Schools graduate, was one of the five starters for the Black Team in Saturday’s North Platte Community College All-Star Basketball Game in North Platte.

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