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  • Let's get fired up for the WHS Cheer Team

    Chasity Paddock, The Times|Sep 21, 2023

    People think cheer is just about pom-poms and bows; actually, it's about working as a team to be loud and in unison. We try to keep the crowds energized and pumped up for the boys playing football through the long games. I joined the DW Cheer Team in my sophomore year of high school and am continuing this year. Now that the athletic combine with Dayton has ended, we are back to being the WHS Cheer Team and have seven cheerleaders on our team. The cheer coach is Mrs. Vickie Hamann.Why do I love b...

  • I am a Bluegrass kid

    Chasity Paddock, The Times|Aug 31, 2023

    WAITSBURG - One of my favorite after-school extracurricular activities is going to Bluegrass Kids; I have been a member for about six years. Bluegrass Kids is a fun program for kids and teens to learn how to play guitar, mandolin, banjo, cello, standing base, and fiddle. My mentor and good friend Kate Hockersmith created the program, which she offers to kids for free. The free program meets at the new Touchet Valley Acoustic Music Program (TVAMP) building at 141 Main Street in Waitsburg....