CCCH CEO Steve Lewis talks to town hall attendees about the potential new hospital. (Johnson Publications photo)

Val Williams of Adolfson and Peterson construction, right, and Katherine DiPietro of Davis Partnerships Architects explain deficiencies in the old hospital building at a town hall meeting. (Johnson Publications photo)

This map shows the layout of the potential new hospital. (Courtesy graphic)

Crowd gathers to hear about new hospital plans

    When Chase County Community Hospital (CCCH) CEO Steve Lewis was in college, he asked his father, also a hospital CEO, how they could save rural hospitals.

Saturday was the grand opening celebration for the Imperial Skatepark. The ribbon cutting ceremony shows members of Team Hot Wheels, some of the crew from Artisan Skateparks and Charlesa Kline, City Council President, holding the ribbon as Trevin Moreno cuts it in two, officially opening the new skatepark. (Johnson Publications photo)

Artisan Skateparks’ crew chief, Durand Deasley, speaks to the crowd and members of Team Hot Wheels at the skatepark grand opening. (Johnson Publications photo)

Skatepark grand opening celebrated

    The long-anticipated opening of the Imperial Skatepark finally materialized last Saturday at its Campbell Park location.

Pastor Phil Harris, left, Wesleyan interim minister, installed the new Crossroads Wesleyan Church minister, Pastor Alex Gebert, last Sunday before Pastor Harris and his wife, Betty Lou, said their goodbyes to the church congregation. The Harris’ left the following day to return to their home in Colorado Springs, Colorado. (Johnson Publications photo)

Pastor Alex Gebert has been installed as the new Crossroads Wesleyan Church Minister. He and his wife, Katie, are expecting their first child later this month. They moved to Imperial from Wilmore, Kentucky, where he recently graduated with a Masters in Divinity from Asbury Theological Seminary. (Johnson Publications photo)

Crossroads Wesleyan Church welcomes new pastor, family

    Parishioners at Crossroads Wesleyan Church (CWC) welcomed a new pastor and his wife, and said goodbye to a well-loved interim pastor and his wife.


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