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Lion Ken Miller Receives Prestigious Melvin Jones Award

WHS Seeks Dayton Baseball Combine

WAITSBURG – At the June 8 Waitsburg School Board meeting, Waitsburg Athletic Director Stephanie Wooderchak received approval to pursue discussions about possible high school baseball, and middle...

Dayton Historic Districts Get Thumbs Down

DAYTON—Last week the City of Dayton Historic Preservation Commission tallied the final advisory vote from property owners in the South Side and Washington Street Historic Districts. The outcome of...

Dayton Adopts Transportation Improvement Program

DAYTON—The Dayton City Council adopted a six-year Transportation Improvement Program for 2017 through 2022 at last week’s council meeting. Some of the projects slated for the 2017-2022 cycle...

Lion Ken Miller Receives Prestigious Melvin Jones Award

WAITSBURG – Waitsburg Lions Ken Miller and Brian Richards were selected as recipients of the Melvin Jones award and Lion of the Year, respectively, at the club's annual year-end ceremony on May 31. ...

Waitsburg City Council Update

Board members KC Kuykendall, Marty Dunn, Kevin House, Karl Newell, Kate Hockersmith and Mayor Walt Gobel were all present. -Community Input: Citizen Delores Nettles complained about the number of wrecked cars parked on Bruce Street. Citizen Carl...

How Much Sleep Do Kids and Teens Really Need? New Recommendations From Experts

Anyone who has ever watched children get on a school bus before the sun is up in the morning or teens walk into their first class clutching a jug of coffee knows that too many young people aren’t getting enough sleep. In fact, experts say that...

Ken Graham: FROM THE PUBLISHER

During the first half of this month I got to take my first real vacation from being publisher of The Times. I traveled to Virginia to attend a reunion of my mother’s extended family (and sit on the ...

Republicans Should Worry About Losing the House

Republicans need to start worrying about losing their majority in the House of Representatives. Republicans accept the conventional wisdom that Hillary Clinton is favored to win the presidency, and they know that her election would probably end...

Support Wilson for Congress

Dear Editor, As a lifelong Republican, I reject Donald Trump and what he stands for: racism, xenophobia, nativism, and contempt for women, the disabled and other groups. Rather than adhere to our party’s conservative principles and state a clear...

Son's Experience is Extensive

Dear Editor, I have known Randal Son for several years. Just recently I have become aware of the depth and breadth of his experience as he campaigns for County Commissioner District 2. He has had formal training and then applied it professionally...

Free Family Fun Day

WAITSBURG – Just Another Chance Ranch is kicking of their summer youth mentor program, Hands-On-Horses, with a Family Fun Day from 4-7 p.m. on Sat. June 25. The ranch is located at 14224 E. Highway 12, halfway between Dixie and Waitsburg. The...

Celebrating 40 years!

Glen and Adelle Smith were married on June 19, 1976 at the Christian Church in Waitsburg. Since then they have enjoyed living in Waitsburg with annual trips taking them to Priest Lake, Mexico, and...

Teeny McMunn: My Recipe Box

I confess I like to read recipes like some like to read a good book. If I find what I think is a good recipe, I can hardly wait to try it. Then I either “delete it” so as not to make the same mistake and bake it again, or “repeat it” with...

Pioneer Portraits - June 23, 2016

Ten Years Ago June 29, 2016 The Waitsburg Lions Club honored members at its recent year-ending gathering at the DRS grounds, with spouses as special guests. Outgoing president Marty Dunn presented Bill Thompson, with a Rubber Chicken Award, “for...

Birthdays - Week of June 23

June 24: Kathleen Seaton, Donna Surry, Rod Bailey, Fritz Zuger, Suzanne Stonecipher-Sollars and Darien Hulce. June 25: Randy Pearson, Pat Allmon, Dan Estes, Margaret Monfort Shultz and Craig Adams. June 26: Ava Jean Gagnon, Judy Mulhair, Michelle...

Waitsburg School Breakfast/Lunch

Summer Meal Program Breakfast 8-8:30 a.m. Lunch 11:30-12 p.m. All children 18 & under receive meals free of...

 
 
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