Brenda Thayer of Champion earned  Grand Champion and the $100 award for her photo, above, titled “Champion Mill” in the hospital/clinic’s “Images of Nebraska” photo contest. (Courtesy photo)

Brenda Thayer repeats as eighth annual ‘Images of Nebraska’ photo contest winner

    The eighth annual “Images of Nebraska” photo contest sponsored by the Chase County Hospital Foundation was deemed a successful event, according to Steve Lewis, director of the Foundation.

Along East 9th Street, a crosswalk with sign cautions drivers in front of the Chase County School building. (Johnson Publications photo)

Drivers along East 9th Street near the school need to be aware the speed limit is 15 mph. Signs in several blocks approaching the school are visible. (Johnson Publications photo)

Drivers need to keep safety in mind as school nears

 Another year of classes at Chase County Schools (CCS)start Wednesday, Aug. 23, and motorists are urged to drive carefully and always be watchful of children on the street.

Mark Bottom,(left), instructs Grayson Owens on how to air up his bike tire (Johnson Publications photo).

Sgt. Chad Ostmeyer presents Grayson and Scarlet Thayer with “safety citations.” (Johnson Publications photo)

Under Mark Bottom’s instruction, Scarlet Thayer maneuvers her bicycle through the obstacle course at the safety class Saturday. (Johnson Publications photo)

Mark Bottom gives bicycle safety class as part of ‘Pedal for Pat’ benefit

    Mark Bottom of Imperial is preparing to “Pedal for Pat” on the 1,098-mile ride as one of the Summitt Cyclists. The 12-day trek is scheduled Oct. 17-28, starting in Knoxville, Tenn.

Sandi Olson is biking from her home in Salt Lake City, Utah to New York on a memorial ride for her late husband who just passed away from pancreatic cancer (Johnson Publications Photo)

Sixty-eight year old cyclist’s journey passes through Wauneta during 2,000 mile trip

The many thunderstorms in the area have not only brought in much needed moisture, but have also caused some damage to dirt roads and, for a while, caused highway 6 to be a somewhat treacherous road


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