Maxine E. (Leafdale) Downer
(Obituary ~ 03/31/04)
July 10, 1927-March 29, 2004 BARTLEY -- Maxine E. (Leafdale) Downer, 76, died Monday (March 29, 2004) at her home north of Bartley. She was born July 10, 1927, in Kimball to George and Minnie (Larson) Leafdale. She graduated from Banner County High School in Harrisburg in 1944...
(Births ~ 03/31/04)
DeWITT, Iowa -- Ben and Melissa Wright of DeWitt, Iowa, announce the birth of their twin sons, John Bradley and George Juno, March 26, 2004. Grandparents are Mr. and Mrs. Brad Korell of Lincoln. Great-grandparents are Faye and Delmere Thomas of McCook, the late Frank Korell and Mr. and Mrs. George Butherus of Culbertson...
Parched dreams -- Water problems hit home for retired couple from California
(Local News ~ 03/31/04)
It started as a dream for the Parsons -- retiring from the hustle and bustle of their lifelong home in the Sacramento Valley of California to the quiet, laid-back life of Southwest Nebraska. But the dream quickly turned into a nightmare of sorts. For Coletta, coming to McCook was like going home to the small town in Oklahoma where she was born. For Buck it was a homecoming. He was born in McCook in 1939...
Publication proves Bison spirit rolls on
(Editorial ~ 03/31/04)
A newsletter keeps scattered graduates connection.
(Letter to the Editor ~ 03/31/04)
**Dear Editor, Last Friday evening, my husband, Dean, and I attended a performance of "Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat" at the Fox Theater in McCook. We really didn't know what to expect as it seemed like a big project to put on in a smaller community. ...
Elvis has left the building
(Column ~ 03/31/04)
It must have seemed innocent enough; in fact, an act of generosity and love inspired the whole of it. I was intrigued to learn how Elvis Presley was discovered when news broke of the death of the man responsible for that discovery. Apparently, Elvis went into one of those "do-your-own-record" recording studios, inquiring about the cost of making a recording of gospel songs for his mom for a birthday present. The price? $5. The rest? History...
(Other Sports ~ 03/31/04)
Tyler Hughes, an Indianola native, lands a punch against Omaha's Damone Wright during the Tri-City Arena Boxing Night main event Saturday in Kearney. The boxers were competing in the light heavyweight division. Hughes decisioned Wright to win the Nebraska title in the weight class...
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