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Dressed as a gumball machine, Aubrie Ramirez gets candy handed out by Charlotte Rundback (left) and JoAnn Ward during the Halloween parade in downtown Palisade Oct. 31. Waiting their turn for goodies are Allison Brown and Emery Sutherland.

Shelby Brennan | Johnson Publications

 

Music teacher Sara Behrends puts Wauneta-Palisade fifth-graders through their paces on the ukuleles during the elementary school’s Fall Concert Nov. 5. Pre-K and kindergarten students did three songs with their teacher Kristy Vapenik, kindergarten and first grade did a small play about a baby beluga whale and grades two through four did a Disney musical.

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The attacking duo of Haylee Sandman (2) and Michaela Dukes (3) helped paced the volleyball’s offense. The pair, along with Payton Yearous (11), will be returning starters next season.

Local News

While half its residents are on Medicaid, the statewide vote to expand Medicaid services could be a decidedly mixed bag for Wauneta Care and Therapy Center.

Randall Riley doesn’t live in Wauneta, but not only is a piece of his heart here, so is a piece of his wallet.

The Wauneta Chamber of Commerce will hold its annual Soup Cook-Off Nov. 26.
    The event will be at 5 p.m. at the Community Center.

Sports

Wauneta-Palisade graduate Faith Simpson, a freshman volleyball player at McCook Community College has been named to the all-Region IX volleyball team and was also named as the south division’s “Fre

Check-in stations in Chase County have seen fewer deer this season as compared to 2017, according to Angie West with Wauneta Crossroads and Ron Schoenberger with Laker’s Bait and Tackle.

Three seniors and two juniors on the Wauneta-Palisade football team have been honored on the D2-9 All-District football team.

Ag & Business

State Sen. Dan Hughes was overwhelmed with the support he received during last week’s general election.

Ag producers in Frontier, Furnas, Harlan, Hayes, Hitchcock, and Red Willow counties are eligible to receive $61.20 per acre assistance for planting multispecies cover crops.

    Changes have been made to the schedule for the Western Cattle Trail Roundup this weekend. All events will now be free to the public.

School

Shelby Brennan

The Palisade Attendance Center held its Veterans Day program Monday. Above, Brittany Barnard (left) and LiLeigh Littrel speak during the fifth-grade skit.

Shelby Brennan | Johnson Publications

 

Dressed as a gumball machine, Aubrie Ramirez gets candy handed out by Charlotte Rundback (left) and JoAnn Ward during the Halloween parade in downtown Palisade Oct. 31. Waiting their turn for goodies are Allison Brown and Emery Sutherland.

Shelby Brennan | Johnson Publications

 

Music teacher Sara Behrends puts Wauneta-Palisade fifth-graders through their paces on the ukuleles during the elementary school’s Fall Concert Nov. 5. Pre-K and kindergarten students did three songs with their teacher Kristy Vapenik, kindergarten and first grade did a small play about a baby beluga whale and grades two through four did a Disney musical.

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