Eryline Leona Nichols
(Obituary ~ 05/25/05)
(May 19, 1910 - May 23, 2005) OBERLIN -- Eryline Leona Nichols, 95, died Monday (May 23, 2005), at Decatur County Samaritan Center in Oberlin. She was born May 19, 1910 in Oberlin to Charles Robinson and Elizabeth Hauptman. She graduated from Decatur Community High School in 1928, and resided in Oberlin...
World is round
(Letter to the Editor ~ 05/25/05)
**Dear Editor, When people tell the tale of Noah's Ark, they seldom mention the millions of bloated corpses floating in the water around the ship as the "hero" of the story ignores all the drowning people, including millions of pregnant women and their unborn children ["Real problem" (http://www.mccook gazette.com/story/1097516.html)]...
Looking forward to a bleak forecast
(Column ~ 05/25/05)
I have to admit to getting a bit of chuckle as I read unexpected naivete emerging in a recent column in the weekend edition of the Gazette. The column dealt with United Airlines reneging on its employees' pension plans and the columnist was incensed by the lack of trust and loyalty exhibited by the mega-corporation, and rightfully so...
City, county still need to work together
(Editorial ~ 05/25/05)
Wouldn't it be nice if things were as simple as they appear on the surface? Take the jail and public safety needs of McCook and Red Willow County, for example. During the past several weeks, citizens have learned Red Willow County needs a jail. They have also learned that the city's public safety center is located in a hazardous location, and needs to be moved...
Keeping tradition on track
(Local News ~ 05/25/05)
Cole Leach, left, and Riley Loop run in the first grade three-legged race at the first- and second-grade track meet Tuesday at the McCook High School track. Grade school track meets are traditionally one of the final activities of the school year.
Late-inning push not enough for McCook Legion Midgets
(Community Sports ~ 05/25/05)
The McCook Midgets American Legion baseball team rallied in the bottom of the seventh inning as it rained to try to overcome a 10-run deficit, but fell a little short in their effort. The Overton Juniors defeated McCook 12-9 in front of their home crowd under stormy conditions as steady showers let loose in the McCook area...
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