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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

The Wauneta Chamber of Commerce’s Christmas Kick-Off will begin Nov. 26 with the group’s annual soup cook-off.
    The event will be from 5 to 7 p.m. MT at the Community Center.

Chase County Commissioners Dave Hogsett, Dennis Kunnemann and Chuck Vette urged VFW members to move forward with their plans for a memorial at the Nov. 13 commissioners’ meeting.

10 years ago this week
November 20, 2008

    Ron Kitt stopped by to visit his grandmother, Erma Kitt on Tuesday.

Sports

Tommy Bley

    Hunters around Wauneta have continued to have success this hunting season. As of Tuesday, 310 deer have been checked in at Wauneta Crossroads.

Diane Stamm | Johnson Publications

Returning letterwinners for the Wauneta-Palisade basketball teams are (front row, left to right) Michaela Dukes, Dakota Ingold, Monique Gooden, Haylee Sandman, (middle row, left to right) Braxton McKinney, Tucker Boos, Dalton Harchelroad, George Lee, Joel Maris, Ty Duvel, (back row, left to right) Paxton Gleason, Caid Doetker, Dennis Cavanaugh, Duncan Rector, Ben Anderjaska and Lake Reikofski.

The Wauneta-Palisade basketball teams will travel to Ogallala Saturday for an NSAA Jamboree game.
    Both teams are looking to build on last season’s successes.

Seven athletes have reported for this wrestling season at Wauneta-Palisade.

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

Wauneta’s Board of Trustees Tuesday made it a bit less convenient to park near the high school football field on game days.

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.

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