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Make the call…

Young Cashton Rausch (Erika and Chad) and his opponent both looked like they were waiting for the referee to make the call for the pin during AAU wrestling action on Sunday. It was a big weekend of wrestling in Gettysburg, with 19 teams in town for the Battler Invitational wrestling tourney on Saturday, and more than 200 kids coming to […]

One act…

Students at GHS presented the one-act play “Twelve Angry Teachers” on Monday night at the school gym. The dramatic performance will be presented at the regional contest in Timber Lake on Jan. 16. The cast and crew posed for a photo following the performance on Jan. 7. Standing are (l to r) Shaelyn Schatz (Sheila Schatz/Mark Schatz), Caitlin Kenny (Mandy […]

End of an era…

As the calendar changes to the new year and the Potter County commissioners meet in January, it will be the first time since the late 1980s that a Williams or Worth will not be seated on the board. Bruce Williams was first elected in the 1986 election to represent his district, and Delvin Worth followed in the election of 1988. […]

Ring in the new…

Baby New Year is set to welcome 2019 with celebrations all across the world next week! Our “Baby New Year” is portrayed by Sam William Lemler, who is one of Gettysburg’s newest residents. He is the son of Hope and Devyn Lemler, born Wednesday, Nov. 7, 2018 at 7:30 a.m., weighing in at 8 pounds 3 ounces and measuring 21.75 […]

Almost perfect…

The Potter County Battlers started a perfect season for the first three games. In a fun game against the Northwestern Wildcats on Friday, Dec. 14, the team had a win by a score of 67-51. That changed on Monday, when both the Battlers and Lady Battlers lost in a road game to their opponents in Warner. Cole Nafziger (Deb and […]

Everyone and his dog visited Santa…

The Potter County Library in Gettysburg hosted the holiday’s biggest celebrity on Saturday, Dec. 8. Santa Claus and his elf, along with one of his “reindeer” visited the library to greet good girls and boys and listen to their wish lists. Around 40 kids and 60 adults stopped by the library, where they were also treated to goodies from the […]

Holiday hymns…

Pastor Jeff Adel from the United Methodist Church in Gettysburg played the piano and sang some songs as part of the Christmas Tree Extravaganza on Sunday, Dec. 2. He sang songs from a hymnal that belonged to his grandfather, Joseph Nadenicek, a Presbyterian minister who died on New Year’s Day,  1929.  It was published by The Presbyterian Board of Publication […]

School sign up…

The crew from Logan Electric put up the new electronic sign in front of the Gettysburg School on Monday. The sign was made possible through approximate donations of $8000 from the Gettysburg Rotary, $16,000 from the Maas Foundation, $7000 from the DJ Fischer Foundation, and $4000 from the Gettysburg Community Foundation. A tweak will be made to a misspelling on […]

Talking turkey…

Kindergarten students in Mrs. Crissy Bieber’s class are getting ready for Thanksgiving by making turkey puppets. The gobblers were made as friends for Tom the Turkey, who hides out in their classroom each year to avoid becoming anyone’s Thanksgiving dinner.  The students pictured are (back row, l to r) Rowan Brown (Joey and Reece), Kea Cronin (Deb and Justin), Thomas […]

Snow Queens…

Snow queens were selected from the ladies of the senior and freshman classes at GHS during the annual Snow Queen Pageant sponsored by the GHS Student Council at the school gym on Saturday, Nov. 10. Pictured from left are second runner up Kinsey Schuchhardt (Aimee and Dusty Wager, Adam Schuchhardt), first runner up Dakota Goebel (Kenny and Theresa), Junior Miss […]


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