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

Chase County Treasurer Cynthia Schoenberger held off challenger Penny Strand by a mere 25 votes while Jacci Brown defeated Commissioner Dave Hogsett in the District 2 race in the primary election h

The Chase County Community Hospital (CCCH) will welcome a new doctor this summer.
    Liz Hatz has a projected start date of June 25.

The Wauneta and Imperial ambulances will be seeing upgrades in their cots. Chase County Commissioners Dave Hogsett, Chuck Vette and Don Weiss, Jr.

Sports

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.

Sarah Christensen clears a hurdle in the 300-meter hurdles

The Wauneta-Palisade girls’ track team will be sending three athletes to this week’s state track meet.
    Senior Faith Simpson shook off an ankle injury to win the shot put and discus.

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Members of Wauneta-Palisade’s district runner-up boys’ team are (front row, left to right) Duncan Rector, Dalton Harchelroad, Ben Anderjaska, Braxton McKinney, (standing, left to right) Austen Rozelle, Gunner Goings, Joel Maris, Lake Reikofski, Dennis Cavanaugh, Paxton Gleason, Cash Yearous, Tucker Boos, Willis Christner, George Lee and Caid Doetker.

The Wauneta-Palisade boys’ track team kept its fans on the edge of their seats Wednesday, May 9.

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

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.

Wauneta-Palisade Schools had its annual honors night celebrating student’s academic achievements throughout the school year.

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