Glendola A. Evans
(Obituary ~ 10/22/03)
WICHITA, Kan. -- Glendola A. Evans, 78, formerly of Hayes Center, died Sunday (Oct.19, 2003) at Harry Hynes Memorial Hospital in Wichita, Kan. She was born Aug. 8, 1925, to Glen Harold and Wreatha Mae (Wilson) Scott in Hayes County. On Sept. 14, 1942, she married Raymond Rodger Evans in Champion, Ill. She was employed as an administration assistant in programming planning and controlling (PPC) for Boeing. She retired from Boeing in 1983, after working more than forty years with them...
Freedom Flight ready to launch
(Local News ~ 10/22/03)
If you've never seen a hot air balloon launch into the early morning skies, this weekend will provide an excellent opportunity to enjoy the spectacular site. Nine balloons are scheduled to arrive in McCook on Friday night for the third annual Freedom Flight Balloon Festival...
Grant writing program helps towns compete
(Editorial ~ 10/22/03)
In America in the early years of the 21st Century, competition for grant funding has reached skilled and sophisticated levels. Because of that, specialists from big city agencies most often come out the winners, filling out applications expertly and meeting all deadlines with ease...
Sibling memories do matter
(Column ~ 10/22/03)
A Sunday afternoon in late spring, a beautiful day by anyone's standard, found the original Cribbs Clan, along with their spouses and children, gathered on the back porch of our new house for the first time. Hot dogs, hamburgers, my Mom's recipe for potato salad and chocolate birthday cake made up the menu for the day. New cousins met for the first time and the promise of another, due sometime in January to Lisa and Aubrey, was celebrated by all...
RV takes pair from McCook varsity spikers
(High School Sports ~ 10/22/03)
INDIANOLA -- Republican Valley defeated the McCook varsity volleyball team in two sets Tuesday night, 15-2, 15-9. The Mustangs jumped out a 5-0 lead in the first match before McCook called a timeout and R.V. came back from a 2-9 deficit to win the second set and the match...
McCook YMCA Devil Ray swim team opens season at Grand Island meet
(Community Sports ~ 10/22/03)
KEARNEY -- The McCook YMCA Devil Rays swim team brought home several first place finishes from their first meet of the season Saturday in Grand Island. Teams included McCook, Grand Island, Hastings and Kearney. "Competition was tough as many events ahd finishing touches within tenths of a second," said Devil Ray coach Tracy Flaska. "It was a very good meet for the swimmers. I was pleased with everyone's performance."...
Justin Coleman's NCAA II passing record could fall soon
(College Sports ~ 10/22/03)
Fort Lewis' Andrew Webb closing in on 'Kearney Kannon'
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