The TeamMates program at Chase County Schools ended the school year last Thursday with a final gathering of mentors and mentees who met during 2017-18. At left, mentor Ann Miller enjoys some ice cream with her mentee, Jordan. (Courtesy photo)

TeamMates board member Jason Tuller, right, and program co-coordinator Trent Herbert were kept busy dishing up the ice cream treats and TeamMates participants go through the line. (Courtesy photo)

TeamMates concludes year with ice cream, thanks

    TeamMates at Chase County Schools wraps up each school year with an ice cream social to give the mentors and mentees a chance to meet in a group setting.  

Deb Hayes instructs Kevin Weiss on how to apply a splint on a patient with a compound fracture of the forearm. Spencer Kelley, left, observes the procedure while waiting for his turn to be the “victim.” Hayes is shown in back, Gavin Wisnieski is the patient with Weiss as the “first responder.” (Johnson Publications photo)

Dylan Davis, left, challenges the new LUCAS chest compression system in keeping up with manual CPR compressions for a specified length of time. EMT Shawna Bigham looks on as exhaustion begins to show on Davis’ face. (Johnson Publications photo)

EMS Open House bustles with activity

    The Imperial Emergency Medical Services (EMS) volunteers hosted their annual open house last Thursday in recognition of this week’s National EMS Week.

A representative with Stryker demonstrates ambulance cots for (left to right) Chase County Clerk Debbie Clark, Imperial EMS’s Deb Hayes (back to camera), commissioners Chuck Vette, Dave Hogsett and Don Weiss, Jr. during the April 10 commissioners’ meeting. (Johnson Publications photo)

Ambulances to get upgrade on cots

    The Wauneta and Imperial ambulances will be seeing upgrades in their cots. Chase County Commissioners Dave Hogsett, Chuck Vette and Don Weiss, Jr.


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