With a storm moving into the area last Friday at the Chase County Fair, The Rude Band, opener for Hairball shown at top, played for approximately 15 minutes before a short break.
With ropes ready, the Imperial Auction Market Team 1 heads down the arena in the first event of the Chase County Fair Ranch Rodeo Aug. 13. Team members are, from left, Preston Smith, Casey Donohue, Josh Fanning and Tim Yrkowski. The team finished second in the event and second overall. (Johnson Publications photo)
An early evening rain shower didn’t spoil the fun at the Chase County Fair Ranch Rodeo Aug. 13.
The Chase County horseshoe pitching tournament team winners were Kody Weiss, left, and Alexis Tropf, first place; Jeff Lempke and Ryan Baker, second place and Cathy Schilke and Ronee Kruger winning third place. Baker was also awarded the Tom Hayes Memorial Trophy for highest individual points. (Johnson Publications photo)
The open class horseshoe pitching tournament team winners were, from left, Dave Cooper, Burlington, Colorado and Paula Norman of Cope, Colorado, first place; Justin Hughes of Ogallala and Steve Nein of Ovid, Colorado, second place and Bryant and Brandon Schoenthal of Wray, Colorado, taking third. (Johnson Publications photo)
The Chase County Fair’s (CCF) open and county horseshoe pitching tournaments continue to be ever-popular competitions each year.
Placed teams from the fair’s cornhole tournament included, back from left, first place team Aaron Troxell and Randy Roesener, second place team Zac Miller and Jeff Lempke, front from left, third place team Kerry Shinn and Wade Courter and fourth place team Joe Quintana and Kim White. (Johnson Publications photo)
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Imperial residents Aaron Troxell and Randy Roesener took first place in the Chase Count Fair’s annual cornhole tournament.
The Chase County Veterans Memorial construction will be delayed temporarily due to recent injuries sustained in an accident by Imperial Contracting owner Ryan Greene, who is working on the proj