Community

General Information

Wymore is located in Gage County in Southeast Nebraska.  Served by US Highway 77, Wymore is 52 miles south of Lincoln, 114 miles southeast of Omaha, and 167 miles north of Kansas City.  Wymore is 1,227 feet above sea level with a population of 1,656.

Wymore lies in the fertile valley of the Big Blue River, and the terrain in the area is level to gently rolling.  The majority of soil types in the area are silty clay with good surface drainage.  The basic economic activities consist of farming, retail sales and small manufacturing.

Wymore is a second class city with a mayor - council form of government.  Wymore has two wards and the term of office for both the mayor and the council is four years.

Current government for Wymore:

Mayor - Milton Pike Council President - Sue Sapp
Council Member - Roy”Max” Allen Council Member - Curt Oblinger
Council Member - Keith Ottersberg City Clerk- Carol Maxson
City Treasurer- Amy Mason City Superintendent- Randolph Cole
City Attorney- Andrew Carothers Police Chief - Jay Welch

Utilities in Wymore are provided by Black Hills Energy; lights and water are provided by city operated and owned departments.

Current government for Blue Springs:

Mayor - Lonnie Meyer Council Member - Glenn Mewes
Council Member - Gary Neumann Council Member - Gene Reedy
Council Member - Tom Wolf City Clerk- Katherine Roche

Council Meetings

September 20, 2017 Agenda

The City of Wymore is accepting applications for full time temporary help. Must be at least 18 years of age and have a valid Nebraska's operator's license. Experience in the use of commercial grade mowing equipment a plus. Applications and Job Description may be picked up at the City Office at 115 West E St, Wymore, NE. 402-645-3377 Position open until filled. Equal Opportunity Employer

Services

Wymore Emergency Medical Services ~ 118 East D Street ~ Wymore
Email:  WymoreEMS@gmail.com
Emergency Phone:  911

Wymore Public Library ~ 118 West F Street ~ (402) 645-3787
Information
Email:  wymorelibrary@hotmail.com
Librarian:  Janet Roberts

Wymore Volunteer Fire & Rescue Department ~ 118 East D ~ (402) 645-9907
Information
Email:
  wymorefirechief@gmail.com
Emergency Phone:
  911 or 645-3311
Fax:  (402) 645-3483

Blue Springs Fire Department ~ 308 E Broad Street ~ (402) 645-8290
Information

Wymore Police Department ~ 302 S 6th Street ~ (402) 645-3315 or 911
Information
Email:
  wymorepd@diodecom.net

Wymore City Office ~ 115 West E ~ (402) 645-3377
Information
Email:
  wymcityoffice@diodecom.net
Fax:  (402) 645-8079

 

Organizations

Wymore hosts a number of civic organizations dedicated to preserving Wymore's history and moving Wymore ahead for future generations.

American Legion Anderson Post #25 ~ 815 West D Street ~ Donald Jenkins, Commander, Donald Jurgens, Adjutant ~ (402) 645-3895. Post meetings are the 2nd Wednesday of the month at 7:30 p.m.
Other parts of the Anderson Post #25 include:
Sons of the American Legion - Commander Ed McClure IV,
American Legion Auxiliary - President Norma Cox,
Thursday night Bingo

Riverview Jr. Stockmen 4-H Club & Clover Kids
We are a club consisting of members from the Wymore, Odell, and Beatrice Area.  Our focus is on livestock projects in addition to various Community Service projects. 
Contacts/Leaders:       Scott & Denielle Trauernicht 402-239-6767
                                 Jeff & Andrea Humphreys 402-520-2836

Wymore Senior Center ~ 815 West D Street ~ (402) 645-3525
Manager - Lois Milburn
Senior Center serves noon meals for seniors on Monday through Friday except on holidays. They also have different activities everyday after lunch. Senior Center also provides Meals on Wheels program.

Great Plains Welsh Heritage Center (GPWHP) ~ 307 S 7th Street
Contact person - Berwyn Jones, 6220 Andrew Court, Lincoln, NE or
Local contact - Janey Rudder, 123 West D Street, Wymore, NE ~ Phone: (402) 645-3186

Southern Gage Community Pride Group (SGCPG)
President
- Rhonda Brownawell
Vice President - Pat Brownawell
Secretary - Lisa Hosfelt
Treasurer - Connie Smith
Historian - Pat Brownawell
They hold several community events throughout the year including an Easter Egg Hunt, Yard of the Week, Sam Wymore Days, City Wide Garage Sales, Teacher's Banquet, Health Fair, Cooking Show, Holiday Appreciation Night/Treasure Hunt, Tour of Holiday Homes, Community Bucks, Ribbon Cuttings, Community Coffees, Flag Displays, Farmer's Market, National Night Out, and Annual Raffle.

Schools

Southern Public School System, District #1, consists of grades K-12.  The District is made up of students that are located in Wymore, Blue Springs, Holmesville, Barneston, Liberty and surrounding rural area.
Superintendent - Gene Haddix

Southern Elementary School ~ 312 W 2nd Street, Blue Springs, NE ~ Phone:  (402) 645-3359
Grades K-6
Principal - Jerry Rempe

Southern High School ~ 115 S 11th Street, Wymore, NE ~ Phone:  (402) 645-3326
Grades 7-12
Principal - Jeff Murphy

Head Start Preschool ~ 517 North 12th Street, Wymore, NE ~ Phone:  (402) 645-3441
Supervisor - Joyce Smith

Recreation

Wymore Country Club ~ 1700 West D Street
Phone:  (402) 645-9904
Golfing

Wymore American Legion Baseball ~ Baseball program for those 19 years old and younger.
Contact:  Dan Yockel at (402) 239-5740

Arbor State Park
6 camping sites with electrical hookups
Facilities - Baseball and football fields, horse arena, skate park, playground equipment, picnic areas, park house, basketball courts, and new aquatic center

McCandless Park
Facilities - Basketball court, playground equipment, picnic tables, and baseball diamond

Blue Springs Sports Complex
Blue Springs Sports Complex is located in Blue Springs and owned by Wymore.
Facilities - 3 softball diamonds

Burlington Park
Located in downtown Wymore.  Restored train depot; open Memorial Weekend, Sam Wymore Days and by appointment.

Party Rentals

Contact Lila Allen at 402-645-3989 for infortmation about renting either facility.

Park House Rental in Wymore
$75 rent and $75 deposit
There are 5 tables to use with chairs. There are 6 picnic tables in a screened-in room.

Community Center in Wymore
Big room and Kitchen $175
Big room dimensions 50 x 54 (3,132 sq ft)
Kitchen dimensions 21 x 39 (819 sq ft)
Sales $275
Prior Day Setup $40
Day After $40

There are 51 tables and 290 chairs


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