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The Wayne area was hit with high winds Tuesday night that caused considerable tree damage, the loss of power and resulted in the city of Wayne receiving .62 inches of rain.Trees limbs were down throughout the area, including a large tree that fell on the roof of Johnnie Byrd Brewing Company on...
Policies dealing with administration, business, personnel, students and instruction were all approved during Monday's meeting of the Wayne Community School's Board of Education.The district is currently updating all of its policies based on suggestions from the Perry Law Firm.A committee has been...
Mike Holton, City Administrator for Plainview, discussed his background in management and his familiarity with Wayne during the public interviews last week.
Three finalists for the City Administrator position met members of the community during a public interview session on Monday in the meeting room at the fire hall. Mike Holton, of Plainview, held the first slot at 12:30. Holton is familiar with Wayne thanks to all four of his children attending...
At approximately 9:43 p.m. Thursday evening the Wayne 911 Communication Center received a call to 401 Main Street in the city of Wayne for a seriously injured fall victim.A Providence Medical Center ambulance was dispatched.  A responding Wayne Police Officer arrived on scene and located a male...
Bill and Betty Reeg of Arnie's Ford made the first non-board member contribution to the Wayne Area Legacy Fund. The presentation of a $25,000 check was made during Friday's Chamber Coffee, hosted by the Legacy Fund. Bill Dickey, Legacy Fund Chair, spoke during the event and explained the process of...
The Wayne City Council is one member short following the resignation of Ward 1 representative Nick Muir.Muir submitted his letter of resignation to Mayor Ken Chamberlain during Tuesday's meeting of the city council.Muir and his family are staying in Wayne, but are moving out of Ward 1 and therefore...
In Tuesday's meeting of the Wayne County Board of Commissioners, discussions centered on engineered materials needed for two County Bridge Match Program (CBMP) projects and the purchase of a new semi trailer for one of the districts.  While the discussion was tabled at the last meeting regarding...
Jolene Lichty, a cancer survivor from O'Neill, was the featured speaker at this year's Wayne County Relay For Life.The event was held Thursday evening on the campus of Wayne State College.Lichty shared her cancer story and said since her diagnosis has used the word FAITH to define her life.The "F"...
Representative of the Providence Medical Center Foundation Board, Wayne Rural Fire Board and Wayne City Council, along with PMC staff and members of the Wayne Volunteer Fire Department gathered Tuesday night to discuss ambulance service to the Wayne community.
Three entities - the city of Wayne, the Wayne Rural Fire Board and Providence Medical Center (PMC) - sat down Tuesday night to discuss how to pay for ambulance service for the community. Earlier this year PMC sent notice to the city that if additional funding is not provided to the hospital for the...
 Memorial Day programs are being held throughout the area to honor and thank those who have served our country in the military throughout its history.  In Wayne, a ceremony was held at Veterans Memorial Park Cemetery. It featured an invocation by Pastor Bill Koeber, an address by Master Sgt....

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