George the Patriot
(Opinion ~ 02/18/04)
There has been a lot of talk lately about whether Bush missed any National Guard meetings in Alabama. Only one guy can place him there, and he is suspect. Who cares? George's dad was a senator or head of the CIA at the time, and could have pulled a few strings and gotten him an honorable discharge. ...
Flu-ridden Butler makes NP feel sick
(College Sports ~ 02/18/04)
MCC men,women sweep Knights Brandon Butler played center for the McCook Community College men's basketball team during the Indians' 90-84 victory over North Platte on Tuesday night at True Hall gym. Butler also played sick as he had come down with the flu...
Cambridge, So. Valley girls reach Class C2-11 final
(High School Sports ~ 02/18/04)
The final pairings for girls sub-district basketball in Class C and D were finalized after several area games Tuesday with the championships planned for Thursday. Cambridge will face Southern Valley in the Girls C2-11 sub-district final with wins over Sutherland and North Platte St. Pats, respectively...
Ten incumbents file for re-election
(Local News ~ 02/18/04)
Ten incumbents met the 5 p.m. deadline Tuesday for the 2004 election. Both Dennis Stritt and Michael Harris have filed for seats on the Indianola City Council. Ron Soden and Mike Gonzales have filed for re-election to the McCook School District No. 17 Board of Education. Jack Clark did not meet the filing deadline...
- Inter-High Day (Local News ~ 02/18/04)
Tyson ruling may take years to affect market
(Editorial ~ 02/18/04)
How big is the verdict against Tyson Fresh Meats Inc., the nation's largest beef packer? Potentially, mighty big, perhaps even more far-reaching than the $1.28 billion amount of the damages awarded to cattlemen Tuesday by a federal court jury in Alabama. But it could take years to find out for sure...
(Letter to the Editor ~ 02/18/04)
**Dear Editor, Two weeks ago, a call came at 1503 over the air, concerning a fire. I was notified my home was on fire and rushed to the scene. My two sons were still in school. I stood by in disbelief and grief as I watched our home being destroyed...
Is WD-40 enough?
(Column ~ 02/18/04)
When we first married, we lived in a garden level apartment that didn't allow pets, at least no cats or dogs. Having both had pets since childhood, we went instead to the pet store at Cinderella City and acquired two hamsters. Danny had a hamster as a youngster, Chipper by name, and he had often reminisced at the comfort he found in having a little creature all his own to tend to...
Denly J. Thompson
(Obituary ~ 02/18/04)
Feb. 23, 1920-Feb. 17, 2004
(Birthdays ~ 02/18/04)
TRENTON -- The family of Pauline Jones of Trenton is hosting a card shower in honor of her 94th birthday, Feb. 22. Cards of congratulations will reach her at PO Box 372, Trenton, NE 69044.
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