Tree and shrub sale a success

Fifty-six individuals and families put in orders at this year’s South Douglas Conservation District tree and shrub sale. Pickup was held April 7 at the NCW Fairgrounds.
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Waterville Players show upcoming

A group of children and adults are working hard each week to prepare this year’s Waterville Players variety show to be held April 27-28 at the NCW Fairgrounds.
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BlackHawk will appear at this year’s NCW Fair

The 2018 NCW Fair will feature BlackHawk as the headlining group for the grandstand show Aug. 24. The contract was announced at the April 12 regular fair board meeting. 
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Students learn healthy ways

Students in first through fourth grades at Waterville Elementary School are learning about good nutrition and the benefits of a healthy lifestyle.
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Athletes, cheerleaders honored at junior high sports awards banquet

The Waterville/Mansfield junior high sports awards banquet was held April 12 in Mansfield.
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Douglas County Sheriff’s Report

Incidents reported April 8-12
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Busy week for the Shockers

The Shocker baseball and softball teams saw action at home and on the road last week. They hosted Bridgeport April 10 and then traveled to Oroville April 13.
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Our Past | 1966: Waterville girls receive honors for Camp Fire work

Selected by Karen Larsen Ronda (Daling) Cordill, who is now a resident of Cheney, was highlighted in this article about the Camp Fire Grand Council Fire published in the April 21, 1966 edition of The Waterville Empire-Press. Cordill said she remembers the annual event as being a special ceremony of culmination after a year of hard work. “You really wanted to show the best of you,” Cordill...
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Leadership Day at Waterville

Waterville School held its Leadership and Learning Day on March 30. The annual event celebrates the unique strengths of each student.
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Optimism for winter wheat crop

Wheat farmers are getting ready to start working in the fields. The wheat seems pretty green and there's a feeling of encouragement among farmers.
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