2022-06-16

Debate swirls around Hickman roundabout as plans continue


HICKMAN – Beginning July 5, the intersection of 68th Street and Hickman Road is expected to close for construction on a roundabout. The roundabout project currently includes the roundabout plus a trail underpass being constructed just north of Prairie View Lane. Due to contractors’ schedules, the project was pushed back to the July start date. “We ideally would have liked […]

Community Players celebrates anniversaries with special performance set for June 25

BEATRICE – Community Players returns to Cyanide Gulch, the fourteenth wildest town in all the West with a one-night special anniversary event Saturday, June 25 at 7:30 p.m. The box office, located at 412 Ella Street Beatrice, is open weekdays from noon to 5 p.m. and two hours prior to performances. Reservations can also be made by calling (402) 228-1801 […]

Palmyra provides fun line-up of events during annual ‘Picnic’


PALMYRA – Surrounding communities came together June 10-12 for Palmyra’s annual Old Settlers Picnic. The weekend kicked off Friday evening with community garage sales, dinner and desserts in the park, followed by Bingo. The night wrapped up with a firework display at the park Friday. Saturday, June 11, was filled with many games and activities for family and friends to […]

Walk-in Vaccination Clinics at elementary schools to continue through June

LANCASTER COUNTY – The Lincoln-Lancaster County Health Department will continue to host walk-in COVID-19 vaccination clinics at local elementary schools throughout June. All clinics will offer first and second doses for age 5 and older, first booster doses for age 5 and older, and second booster doses for those age 50 and older and those age 12 and older with […]

Adams Juniors fall on road to begin American Legion season


ADAMS – The Adams Hellcats opened the 2022 American Legion baseball season playing five games in four days against the likes of Tri Country, Malcolm and Tecumseh. The Hellcats, who are a very young squad, struggled to begin the campaign as Adams dropped all five games to begin the year. On Tuesday, June 7, the Hellcats dropped a doubleheader to […]

Northwest Missouri State University announces spring 2022 honor rolls

MARYVILLE, Mo. – The Office of the Registrar at Northwest Missouri State University announced students named to the Academic or President’s honor rolls at the end of the 2022 spring semester. Students from this area include Meghan A. Essink of Adams and Skylar Pieper of Roca, both on President’s honor rolls. To be included on the Academic Honor Roll a […]

IRS Free File, other resources available until Oct. 17 for taxes

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The IRS reminds taxpayers who have not yet filed their 2021 tax return, they should file a complete and accurate return electronically when they are ready rather than wait until the Oct. 17 extension deadline. Taxpayers who owe tax – including those who did not request an extension – and have yet to file a 2021 tax […]

Bennet-Palmyra Juniors notch first victory of season, end five-game skid


SYRACUSE – After a slow start to the 2022 American Legion baseball season, the Bennet-Palmyra Juniors picked up their first win of the season over Syracuse by a score of 9-6. With this, the Panthers snapped their dreaded five-game losing streak to begin the campaign and get in the win column. Early on, Syracuse scored four runs in the first […]

Waverly junior high track and field team sets records throughout spring season


WAVERLY – This spring, the Waverly High School Track and Field team weren’t the only ones representing District 145 on the track, as the Vikings’ Junior High Track team put together one of best seasons in program history. “This season probably showed the most resiliency I’ve seen since being the head coach here at the middle school,” Waverly head coach […]

Titans take first place in Kansas State Tournament


MANHATTAN, Kan. – After defeating Waverly Empire Netting and Fence last week, the Hickman Post 105 Seniors traveled south of Nebraska to play in the Kansas State Midwest Elite Tournament, which took place at the Kansas State University baseball field. After playing five games, the Titans took down Sioux Falls Red by a score of 7-1 to take home the […]