Thumper is a black rabbit that escaped from his cage at Jodi Slonecker’s house a couple of years ago, but still wanders around the neighborhood and has made friends with some of the residents and their pets, including one neighbor’s cat. (Photo courtesy Jodi Slonecker) Shortly after her family survived the Pilger tornado three years […]
Archive | June, 2017
Deb Harm has been selling T-shirts at the College World Series for the last 10 years and has a ton of great memories, including the one summer when her daughter, Cassie, came along to help out and they got to enjoy a TCU game together. (Photo courtesy Deb Harm) What do YOU do on your […]
A special edition of Voice of Wayne America this week, as Mike sits down with New York Times bestselling author Robert Tremblay, who was in Wayne this past week to talk about his book “Twenty-Seconds: A True Account Of Survival & Hope.” It’s an interview you don’t want to miss.
Andrea Cooper talks with the younger members of the Wayne Dolphins Swim Team prior to a recent early-morning practice. The 80-member swim team gets up early to get their workouts in to prepare them for competition during the summer. (Photo copyright Mikey C Productions) The sounds of young people splashing in the water isn’t your […]
Pictured at the first Glass Recycling Summit in Kansas City, Mo., are (from left) John McDonald, founder of Boulevard Brewing Co.; Brian Pugh, Waste Reduction Coordinator for City of Fayetteville, Ark.; Sandy Brown, Chair of the Wayne Green Team; and Mike Utz, President of Ripple Glass. (Contributed photo) The City of Wayne Green Team participated […]
The City of Wayne has a new city administrator, as Wes Blecke was approved by the Wayne City Council as the new City Administrator, replacing the retiring Lowell Johnson. Mike sits down with Wes to talk about how his years working as a city administrator in Ashland and as executive director of Wayne Area Economic […]
The Wayne Public Library is a busy place during the summer, as the Summer Reading Program is happening for both youth and adults. Mike sits down with Julie Osnes, youth services librarian; and Rita McLean, adult services librarian; to talk about the respective summer programs for readers of all ages in Wayne America.
Lily Gubbels helps out Hilda Pearson create a fruit salsa while Sophia Spiker waits her turn at a recent cooking class for kids at Wayne Public Library. Kids in the cooking class learned about the importance of incorporating all the food groups in their meal plans and spent the week making tacos, breakfast burritos, goulash […]
Some of the band members in this photo taken from the Wayne Community Schools website may very well be part of the Alumni Band that will perform during the Wayne Chicken Show parade on Saturday, July 8. (Courtesy photo) Members the Wayne High School alumni who were band members are being invited once again to […]
Eleven Wayne High students recently returned from a week-long educational opportunity as part of the Close-Up program. Pictured are (from left) Nate Burrows, Sean Hochstein, Jaci Torres, Ky Kenny, Maddy Stenka, Kylie Hammer, Jamie Gamble, Beau Bowers, Ryan Jaixen, Mason Lee and Brennen O’Reilly. (Contributed photo) Every summer, a group of incoming seniors from Wayne […]