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Volunteers needed for tax preparation

WAHOO - Community Action Partnership of Lancaster and Saunders Counties is looking for volunteers to assist with its tax preparation program. The tax preparation program provides income tax preparing and filing services for low-to-moderate income individuals and families at no cost. The target audie

WAHOO-ASHLAND-WAVERLY.COM - 2017-11-17 20:49:00

Thege gets marker at cemetery near Prague

PRAGUE - The family of WWII Veteran Edward O. Thege now has a permanent place in Saunders County to pay respects to the man who gave his life fighting in the Philippines in 1944. Thege was a staff sergeant in the U. S. Army Air Forces and died Nov. 13, 1944 from wounds suffered in action the week pr

WAHOO-ASHLAND-WAVERLY.COM - 2017-11-17 06:45:00

The Good Folks of Lennox Valley

Like many small towns, Lennox Valley marked seasons of the year with special events. The county fair marked the end of summer in my hometown, while the annual turkey shoot served as a reminder that winter chills would soon fill the air. Thanksgiving was traditionally a quiet day for Valley residents


Board of Supervisors Meeting Notice

NOTICE OF MEETING Board of Supervisors Notice is hereby given that the Saunders County Board of Supervisors will meet at 9:00 a.m., Tuesday, November 21, 2017 in the OLD DISTRICT COURTROOM, 3rd Floor of Courthouse, 433 N. Chestnut Street, Wahoo, NE, which meeting will be open to the attendance of th

WAHOO-ASHLAND-WAVERLY.COM - 2017-11-16 14:00:00

Flashing signs added to Chestnut plans

WAHOO - The plans for the intersection of Chestnut and Fifth Streets will be adjusted and a flashing beacon will be added for the pedestrian crosswalk. Just two weeks after deciding that a traffic light was no longer wanted at that intersection, the Wahoo City Council and Mayor took up the discussio

WAHOO-ASHLAND-WAVERLY.COM - 2017-11-16 07:00:00

New bank design unveiled at groundbreaking

WAHOO - In just under a year since a fire destroyed the two-story building in downtown Wahoo, Wahoo State Bank unveiled the future of its downtown presence at a groundbreaking Tuesday. Bank President Greg Hohl said there was a momentary thought about moving to a new location and building a new bank


VFW kicks off 55th annual drive

WAHOO - Once again preparations are beginning for the annual VFW Christmas drive. Drive Coordinators Lorraine Syverson and Jason and Michelle Libal are anxiously awaiting the Dec. 23 delivery of toys and food to those who need a little helping hand this holiday season. This is the 55th year for the


Former clerk pleads 'not guilty'

PLATTSMOUTH - A Waverly woman charged with embezzling funds pleaded not guilty during an arraignment hearing Monday morning in Cass County District Court, according to the Cass County Attorney's office. Ginger Neuhart appeared in court on charges related to alleged embezzlement of funds from the Vil

WAHOO-ASHLAND-WAVERLY.COM - 2017-11-16 12:15:00

Bartow internal investigation clears police officers of excessive force

BARTOW - Three Bartow police officers didn't use excessive force or exceed their authority during a July 5 arrest that resulted in a police K-9 biting the suspect, according to an internal investigation. Police Chief Joe Hall has determined that officers Michelle Smith, Jordan March and Michael Benn

THE LEDGER - 2017-11-17 22:12:14

Gadget Daddy: Buying an iPhone X? Buy the protection too

That OLED screen on the new $1,000 Apple iPhone X is something to behold. Until it hits the pavement. Two companies had different viewpoints on the same screen this week. The good: Displaymate, which does exhaustive evaluations of monitors, smartphones and watch screens, designated the iPhone X disp

THE LEDGER - 2017-11-17 17:58:57

'There's a world out there'

About 60 local business people gathered Friday morning at Polk State College to discuss the benefits of exporting for local companies not yet participating in international markets. LAKELAND - About 60 local business people gathered Friday morning at Polk State College to discuss the benefits of exp

THE LEDGER - 2017-11-18 02:23:57

Lakeland commissioners review Munn Park multi-monument draft resolution

LAKELAND - Commissioners reviewed a draft resolution today that would keep the Confederate statue in Munn Park and authorize the city staff to produce a new master plan for the city's center square. The resolution would require this master plan to preserve the Confederate Monument in Munn Park, erec

THE LEDGER - 2017-11-17 15:52:09

Letter: Recycling is good for the environment

It is understandable that recycling in times of economic growth and high commodity costs may bring higher profits. Yet, isn't a main goal of recycling to help our environment by eliminating enormous amounts of waste from burdening our ever-increasing landfills? The deletion of glass and most plasti

THE LEDGER - 2017-11-17 05:01:00

Polk debris drop off sites open this weekend

LAKELAND - Two sites are open this weekend where residents can drop off vegetative debris from Hurricane Irma. Hours are 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. through Monday. The locations are 5901 Strickland Ave. in Lakeland, on the west side of the road at the ball park, and Mount Tabor Road and North Galloway Road i

THE LEDGER - 2017-11-18 00:20:39

Another Viewpoint: EPA nominee should scare us all

Some of President Donald Trump's appointments to federal office have been, to put it mildly, a bit out there. There was Sam Clovis, the Iowa talk-radio host appointed to be chief science adviser to the Department of Agriculture -- even though he had no training or background in science or agricultu

THE LEDGER - 2017-11-17 05:01:00

School administrator convicted of failing to report abuse gets a new trial

BARTOW - Courtney Stanley, the former school administrator convicted of failing to report accusations that a bus driver was molesting young students, will have another day in court. Circuit Judge Wayne Durden set aside Stanley's guilty verdict Thursday, thereby granting him a new trial, because ther

THE LEDGER - 2017-11-17 03:27:00

Here's how Keller plans to make North Tarrant Parkway safer

To reduce the number of crashes along a treacherous part of North Tarrant Parkway, Keller officials are proposing to lower the speed limit and add traction to the road's surface. Councilman Ed Speakmon, City Manager Mark Hafner, Police Chief Michael Wilson and Public Works Director Alonzo Linan rec

FORT WORTH STAR-TELEGRAM - 2017-11-17 18:26:00

Disney Wish Comes True for Keller Girl, 8

A little girl from Keller got a double dose of goodness last week. Henley Thomas celebrated her eighth birthday before finding out her wish to go to Disney World had been granted. The nonprofit A Wish With Wings came through with the all-expenses-paid trip. The Fort Worth agency grants wishes for ch

NBC DALLAS-FORT WORTH - 2017-11-16 15:44:36

No charges against Corpus Christi officer in fatal shooting

A South Texas police officer will not face criminal charges in the fatal shooting of a 55-year-old driver during a struggle following a traffic stop. A Nueces (nyoo-AY'-sis) County grand jury Thursday declined to indict Corpus Christi police Officer Jose Hasette. Investigators say Hasette on Oct. 19

FORT WORTH STAR-TELEGRAM - 2017-11-17 21:04:00

Police fatally shoot suspect after gunfire erupts from car

Los Angeles authorities say a suspect in a possibly stolen car was fatally shot by police after someone in the vehicle opened fire on an officer's cruiser during a chase. Police say no officers were injured in the shooting Wednesday afternoon in the San Fernando Valley. Officer Tony Im says the woun

FORT WORTH STAR-TELEGRAM - 2017-11-16 13:34:00