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THIS WEEK'S BRIEFS: Chase County Veterans; Evan family benefit; Co-op Oil Annual Meeting PDF Print E-mail
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Friday, 16 September 2011 22:25

Videos of county veterans to be included in CCS Nov. 11 program

U.S. military veterans now living in Chase County are being invited to have a part in this year’s Veteran’s Day program at Chase County Schools. The program is being coordinated by the school’s Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA) chapter and will be presented Friday, Nov. 11.

FBLA sponsor Sandy O’Neil said they are planning to conduct taped interviews with all veterans interested in doing so. Those tapings will be included in a video that will be part of the Veterans Day program. Contact FBLA sponsor O’Neil to make arrangements for the video-taping at 308-882-4304 or contact her by email at: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it


Hayes Center benefit planned for Evans family

Friends and neighbors of Terri and Darrell Evans are planning a benefit dinner and auction for Sunday, Sept. 25, in Hayes Center to assist the Evans family.

Terri Evans has been dealing with cancer and money from this fundraiser will help the family with medical and living expenses.

The barbecue dinner will include roast beef sandwiches, beans and pie served at the Hayes Center Ag Building at the Hayes County Fairgrounds from 4 to 6 p.m. MT/5 to 7 p.m. CT. A freewill contribution will be accepted for the meal with a benefit auction to follow. Funds raised will be supplemented by Thrivent Financial for Lutherans.

For more information or to donate food or items for the auction contact Jennifer Fortkamp at 308-737-1083.


No school at WP on

Sept. 26 & 27

School kids at Wauneta-Palisade Schools will enjoy a four-day weekend at the end of September as teachers take part in training Monday and Tuesday, Sept. 26 and 27. Classes will resume as usual at WP on Wednesday, Sept. 28.


Co-op Oil annual

meeting set for Sept. 24

Wauneta Cooperative Oil Company with locations in Palisade and Wauneta will host their annual meeting later this month. The event will be held Saturday, Sept. 24, at the American Legion Hall in Wauneta. The pork chop supper will begin at 6:30 p.m. MT/7:30 p.m. CT with the co-op’s business meeting to follow.


Hayes County voters say no to tax increase

In a special town hall election earlier this month Hayes County voters said no to an attempt by county commissioners to exceed the growth rate by an additional 5 percent.

The measure failed 129 to 27, according to a report published in the Hayes Center Times Republican.


‘Bras for a Cause’ to lift cancer awareness

Chase County Community Hospital is launching a new cancer awareness campaign dubbed “Bras for a Cause.”

They are asking area community members to help boost cancer awareness by “blinging out” a bra in a decorating contest. Entries of blinged out bras along with a free-will donation in lieu of an entry fee will be accepted through Monday, Sept. 26. They can be dropped off at the radiology department at Chase County Community Hospital in Imperial. Entry forms are available online at

For more information or to request an entry form and set of rules contact the Chase County Community Hospital in Imperial at 308-882-7306.


Wauneta municipal water advisory

Notices went out to Wauneta’s municipal water customers noting that trace amounts of coliform slightly above the allowable limit were found in recent water samples. These microbes do not pose a general threat and boiling is not required. Infants and people with severely compromised immune systems may be at an increased risk and should consult with their healthcare providers.

Last Updated on Friday, 16 September 2011 22:28