Santa a hit at Wauneta, Palisade Christmas celebrations

Santa a hit at Wauneta, Palisade Christmas celebrations

Left, LiLeigh Littrel didn’t want to sit on Santa’s lap at Wauneta’s Santa Saturday, but that didn’t stop her from stretching up to tell him her Christmas wishes. Right, Austyn Wickizer sits on Santa’s lap to share her Christmas list as Mrs. Claus listens at Palisade’s Old Fashioned Christmas last Saturday. (Sheri Hink-Wagner | The Wauneta Breeze)   By Sheri Hink-Wagner The Wauneta Breeze Wauneta and Palisade were bustling with Christmas fun last Saturday, Dec. 13 ...

Saturday will be bustling with Christmas activities as Wauneta and Palisade hold annual celebrations

Saturday will be bustling with Christmas activities as Wauneta and Palisade hold annual celebrations

  Santa Saturday kicks off early again this year with a 10 a.m. movie, drawing around noon By Sheri Hink-Wagner The Wauneta Breeze   Christmas is just two weeks away and this Saturday will provide two local opportunities to celebrate the season or get in the Christmas spirit. Wauneta and Palisade will host their annual Christmas celebrations this Saturday, Dec. 13.     Santa Saturday Wauneta’s Santa Saturday will kick off at 10 a.m. MT/11 a.m. CT ...

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Broncos wrestlers gaining experience, improving

Broncos wrestlers gaining experience, improving

Gage Crowell, above, and Cody Barrett picked up wins at the Southern Valley Invitational. Barrett placed fifth in the 182- pound bracket. (Courtesy photo)   By Diane Stamm The Wauneta Breeze...

Cambridge tops WP girls’ and boys’ basketball teams

Cambridge tops WP girls’ and boys’ basketball teams

Chris Carl (22) and Brody Nordhausen (13) fight for a loose ball during Friday’s game. (Diane Stamm | The Wauneta Breeze)   By Diane Stamm The Wauneta Breeze The visitors from Cambridge...

WP girls’ basketball team splits opening games

Lesley Towery pulls down a rebound in front of Brady’s Josie Palmer. (Diane Stamm | The Wauneta Breeze)   By Diane Stamm The Wauneta Breeze The Wauneta-Palisade girls’ basketball...

Broncos fall to Wallace and Brady to start season

Chris Carl drives the sideline around a Brady player. (Diane Stamm | The Wauneta Breeze)   By Diane Stamm The Wauneta Breeze   The Wauneta-Palisade boys’ basketball team dropped games...

WP wrestlers open season at Elwood meet

By Diane Stamm The Wauneta Breeze Four Wauneta-Palisade wrestlers took part in the Elwood Invitational Friday, Dec. 5. Freshman Colton Barrett was the Broncos’ top finisher. Barrett went...

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Trenton man charged with first degree murder in Wright case

Trenton man charged with first degree murder in Wright case

By Sheri Hink-Wagner The Wauneta Breeze Twenty-two year old John R. Leahy III of Trenton has been charged with first degree murder for killing 18-year-old Austin  J. Wright. Wright’s...

Sinner to serve another stint as Village chairman, village board comes to a decision on alley access

By Sheri Hink-Wagner The Wauneta Breeze   The Wauneta Village Board elected Lloyd Sinner as chairman for another year during the board’s regular December meeting, Tuesday, Dec. 9. Sinner was...

Chase County’s equipment in good repair

Diane Stamm The Wauneta Breeze   Commissioners  Chuck Vette and Jodi Thompson met Dec. 9 for the first Chase County Commissioners meeting of the month.   County equipment inspections Rick...

Public invited to Christmas dinner

By Carolyn Lee The Imperial Republican Christmas will be celebrated with a dinner in Imperial Dec. 25, thanks to the Southwest Nebraska Ministerial Association. Everyone is invited to join...

Sheriff’s Department armed with new alcohol breath testers

Deputy Spencer Rowley readies one of the new alcohol breath testing units for use. (Imperial Republican Photo)   By Carolyn Lee The Imperial Republican   All four members of the Chase County...

Santa a hit at Wauneta, Palisade Christmas celebrations

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Saturday will be bustling with Christmas activities as Wauneta and Palisade hold annual celebrations

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College spring course schedule released

By Carolyn Lee The Imperial Republican   The snow blew earlier this week, the “Winterim” classes are underway at Mid-Plains Community College (MPCC), and the Imperial Extended Campus has announced...

School purchases new vehicle, discusses communication

By Sheri Hink-Wagner The Wauneta Breeze The Wauneta-Palisade School board met Monday, Dec. 8 for their regular December meeting. The noon meeting included action items to excuse absent board...

Giving of her talents to area communities

By Carolyn Lee The Imperial Republican   She considers herself lucky. After spending years living and studying in Mexico, Belgium and Spain, and then traveling around the world for a shoe manufacturing...

WP One-Act Play misses State berth by five seconds

Sydnee Harchelroad (top), (l to r) Leiauna Alberts, Cameo Rector and Paul Behrends received Outstanding Actor/Actress awards at Districts Wednesday, Dec. 3. Along with Christi Christner and Tyler Davis,...

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Farm Bill meeting in Imperial last Friday draws full house

By Russ Pankonin The Imperial Republican   Area farmers packed the St. Patrick’s parish hall in Imperial Friday, Dec. 12 to learn more specifics about the 2014 Farm Bill passed this year. ...

Farm Bill info meeting coming to Imperial Friday

New farm legislation signed into law in February made changes to farm income support programs that area producers will want to learn about. Area farmers will have that chance this Friday when the...