Male letterwinners for this school year include (front row, left to right) Evan Nordhausen, Ben Anderjaska, Tucker Boos, George Lee, Duncan Rector, Austen Rozelle, Cash Yearous, Dalton Harchelroad, Joel Maris, (back row, left to right) Dennis Cavanaugh, Willis Christner, Caid Doetker, Luke Blackman, Lake Reikofski, Paxton Gleason, Gunner Goings and Braxton McKinney.

Saturday, May 12 was a special day for 15 individuals. Wauneta-Palisade Schools’ Class of 2018, front row from left, Haylee Dike, Reagan Skow, Lanee Nordhausen, Natalie Ramirez, Alejandra Almanza, Jayden Ingold, Kenna Blackman, back row from left, Cash Yearous, Matthew Knotts, Ashley Knotts, Destiny Beacham, Faith Simpson, Hayley Kirk, Sean McKay and Willis Christner graduated high school. Not pictured is Colton Barrett who is currently serving in the United States Air Force.

The eighth grade students that are going on to ninth grade in the 2018-2019 school year include, front row from left, Colby Hoskovec, Kelsey Allen, Katlynn Parrish, Emily Stehno, Alexa Sandman, Olivia Behrends, Ruel Malcolm, Allen Ramirez, Grant Walker, back row from left, Cole Hamilton, Cody Holmes, Trace Bley, Wyatt Muths, Dexter Smith, Laiden Lawler and Garrett Hanna. See page two for a recap of Honors Night.

Members of the Wauneta-Palisade girls’ junior high track team are (front row, left to right) coach RanDee Littrel, Katlynn Parish, Sydney Acton, Cali Cox, Halle Bardsley, Chloe Stehno, Alexa Sandman, (back row, left to right) Olivia Behrends, Jillian Martinez, Diane Martinez, Angyelina Keenan, Peyton Vrbas and coach Dave Kuhlen.

Local News

Monday morning, May 28, will be filled with Memorial Day services honoring lost loved ones and those who have served our country in the armed forces.

Irrigators in the Upper Republican Natural Resources district apparently have no issues with the latest rules adopted by the board.

Memorial Day weekend is always a busy one for people.

Sports

Faith Simpson celebrates her Class D discus championship Friday morning with coaches Shelby Cox (left), Dawn Doetker and dad James Simpson. F. Simpson also placed second in shot put.

Faith Simpson stood on the winners’ platform Saturday afternoon and accepted her first-place medal in Class D discus. Simpson’s throw of 129’11” was nearly two feet farther than second place.

    Wauneta-Palisade senior Faith Simpson kept WP’s gold medal streak alive at the state track meet.

Male letterwinners for this school year include (front row, left to right) Evan Nordhausen, Ben Anderjaska, Tucker Boos, George Lee, Duncan Rector, Austen Rozelle, Cash Yearous, Dalton Harchelroad, Joel Maris, (back row, left to right) Dennis Cavanaugh, Willis Christner, Caid Doetker, Luke Blackman, Lake Reikofski, Paxton Gleason, Gunner Goings and Braxton McKinney.

Ag & Business

Several important bills were passed or advanced this week, including the heavily debated bill regarding federal Title X funding in the state budget.

Celebrate National Public Health Week, April 1-7 with Southwest Nebraska Public Health Department (SWNPHD).  Join the SWNPHD staff and board members in promoting healthy lifestyles and behaviors to

Farm Credit Services of America (FCSAmerica) announced last week eligible customer-owners will receive checks this month totaling $1,683,000—their share of the financial cooperative’s $200 million

School

The annual Wauneta/Wauneta-Palisade High School Alumni Banquet is set for this Saturday, May 26.

Saturday, May 12 was a special day for 15 individuals. Wauneta-Palisade Schools’ Class of 2018, front row from left, Haylee Dike, Reagan Skow, Lanee Nordhausen, Natalie Ramirez, Alejandra Almanza, Jayden Ingold, Kenna Blackman, back row from left, Cash Yearous, Matthew Knotts, Ashley Knotts, Destiny Beacham, Faith Simpson, Hayley Kirk, Sean McKay and Willis Christner graduated high school. Not pictured is Colton Barrett who is currently serving in the United States Air Force.

May 12, 2018 marked both an end and beginning for Wauneta-Palisade Schools’ class of 2018.

The eighth grade students that are going on to ninth grade in the 2018-2019 school year include, front row from left, Colby Hoskovec, Kelsey Allen, Katlynn Parrish, Emily Stehno, Alexa Sandman, Olivia Behrends, Ruel Malcolm, Allen Ramirez, Grant Walker, back row from left, Cole Hamilton, Cody Holmes, Trace Bley, Wyatt Muths, Dexter Smith, Laiden Lawler and Garrett Hanna. See page two for a recap of Honors Night.

Wauneta-Palisade Schools’ board met for its regular meeting, May 14 at the Wauneta Attendance Center.

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