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School safety, marijuana and budget highlight 27th annual Legislative Forum

The lecture room at Gardner Hall was near capacity Friday morning for the 27th annual Wayne Area Chamber Legislative Forum. Students from Wayne, Wakefield, Winside and Ponca schools listened in on the forum, which featured five members of the Nebraska Legislature. (Photo by Michael Carnes) It was almost standing-room only in Wayne State College‚Äôs Gardner […]

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After 27 years, Williams ready to enjoy the Wayne County Fair in new way

John Williams sprays kerosene on the unserviceable flags that were part of the opening ceremonies for the 95th annual Wayne County Fair. After 27 years on the fair board and watching the fair grow over the years, Williams said it is time to step down as a board member. (Photo copyright Mikey C Productions) During […]

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More than a century of experience for three Wayne County election helpers

Almost three-fourths of registered voters in Wayne County cast their ballots Tuesday during the general election, and a good number of them saw some faces who are very familiar around election time. Dee Rebensdorf of Wayne, JoAnn Owens of Carroll and Bill Burris of Winside have a combined 120 years of experience in assisting Wayne […]

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