Local & Area

330,000 Gallons of Fun

Approximately 300 visitors have been enjoying the new Sabetha Aquatic Center each day since it opened on May 27, according to Manager Loretta Buser. This is about 10 times more…

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Sam Steiner installed as KFDA president

Sam Steiner of Junction City was recently installed as president of the Kansas Funeral Directors Association (KFDA) at the Annual Meeting of the KFDA which was held during the KFDA…

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Sabetha Pizza Hut: Chera Hill is named Manager of the Year

Chera Hill,manager of the Sabetha Pizza Hut, left, was named manager of the year for 2016 for Restaurant Services, Inc. Hill competed against 34 Pizza Huts within the company and... Read More

Sales tax receipts increase in Nemaha

Sabetha’s sales tax receipt revenues have fallen short of last year’s earnings for the first time in nine months. This is according to the May County/City Local Sales Tax Distribution…

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Progress is made for future Bern Firehouse

Since the pre-application was accepted in March 2017, the Bern Firehouse committee has been working to meet the deadline of Thursday, June 15, for submitting the final application of the…

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Morrill High School Distinguished Alumni: Russell Jenkins

Submitted Russell Jenkins graduated from Morrill High School in 1960. After spending a year in each of these colleges – Lincoln, Highland and Emporia, he decided that he wanted to…

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Morrill High School Alumni Banquet

Submitted by John Lehman, Secretary The 89th annual Morrill High School Alumni Banquet was held Sunday, May 28. The Morrill Community Building was the location for all Tiger Alums to…

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Oneida High School Alumni Banquet

Submitted by Rex Russell Secretary The 97th annual meeting of the Oneida High School Alumni association was held on Sunday, May 28, at the Oneida Community Center. Registration began at…

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KHP personnel assisted 1,090 motorists over the holiday reporting period

The Kansas Highway Patrol is releasing data from its Memorial Day Weekend holiday activity. The reporting period for the holiday weekend ran from 6 p.m. Friday, May 26, through 11:59…

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Ranchland Trust of Kansas launches sixth annual photo contest

The Ranchland Trust of Kansas (RTK) invites professional and amateur photographers to submit photographs for its sixth annual photo contest to showcase the natural beauty of ranching and grazing lands…

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BCGS program to feature Hiawatha native

Submitted by Greg Newlin The public is invited to the Brown County Genealogical Society’s free-to-the-public program given by Hiawatha native Richard Schilling at 7 p.m. Thursday, June 15. Schilling will…

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Symbols of Sacrifice

Area residents were out Monday, May 29, to show respect and honor for those soldiers who have fallen in the line of duty for the United States of America. At…

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Dedications held for Bestwick, Fairview memorials

Representative Randy Garber introduces Senator Pat Roberts, the guest speaker at the Sergeant Major Wilbur Bestwick Memorial Dedication held on Saturday, May 27, at Somerset Park in Sabetha. Senator Pat... Read More

Reavis-Ashley D.A.R.

Submitted by Ann Smith Reavis-Ashley chapter of D.A.R. met at 11 a.m. Friday, May 12, at St. Paul’s Lutheran Church in Falls City, Neb. Members prepared for the honoring of…

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Five Shump brothers served at same time in World War II

With five sons serving at the same time in World War II, a Nemaha County mother provided inspiration for the sacrifices being made on the home front almost seventy years…

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