Gladys Eileen (Kyte) Fikan
(Obituary ~ 07/28/05)
Feb. 27, 1921-July 27, 2005 ATWOOD -- Gladys Eileen (Kyte) Fikan, 84, died Wednesday (July 27, 2005), at Rawlins County Health Center in Atwood. She was born Feb. 27, 1921, to Donald Lester and Lele May (Minor) Kyte on the family farm southeast of McDonald. She attended country school and graduated from McDonald High School in 1938...
Painting without a net
(Column ~ 07/28/05)
While the rest of the world is out enjoying the sand and the sun, Brad and I have been enjoying the pleasures of home improvement. Brad's boat has been sitting at the repair shop for the last two months and we've barely noticed it was gone. Last year at this time we had been camping nearly every weekend since Mother's Day. This year, Brad and Jer took the pickup out fishing and spent the night in it -- once...
Tell the story of today's West
(Letter to the Editor ~ 07/28/05)
By Deborah and Frank Popper Prairie Writers Circle Dear Steven Spielberg: Have we got a deal for you -- today's West! We watched your "Into the West." We had such hopes for what you could do with a six-part, 12-hour TV miniseries that took up much of TNT's weekend prime time this summer. But we have to admit we were disappointed that you went with the 19th century West...
Production gives talent time to shine
(Editorial ~ 07/28/05)
We're just finishing up the summer baseball season, summer McCook Football League finishes up tonight, and we'll barely have a chance to catch our breath before football and other fall sports begin. Yes, sports play an important part of life on the Golden Plains, but that doesn't mean you have to be a jock to find ways to excel...
Aluminum in them thar hills
(Local News ~ 07/28/05)
Bob Hall of Beaver City and "Beauregard" traverse the hills around Beaver City, getting some fresh air and exercise, and ridding the roads of close to 10,000 aluminum cans. "People are trying to cover the world with aluminum," Bob says. "I'm trying to uncover it." Bob and five-year-old rat terrier Beau head out in the early morning hours and average three miles a day. ...
Rosemary J. Colling
(Obituary ~ 07/28/05)
May 4, 1921-July 25, 2005 CASPER, Wyo. -- Rosemary J. Colling, 84, died Monday (July 25, 2005), at the Valley Care Center in Paradise Valley. She was born May 4, 1921, at Cambridge, to Thomas and Josephine (Houghnon) Jones. She graduated from Cambridge High School in 1938 and taught country school for six years...
Future bright for FCB Juniors
(Community Sports ~ 07/28/05)
Despite a 13-26 record for the First Central Bank American Legion Juniors during their 2005 tenure, head coach Steve Cochran feels like the team has the possibility for a stellar season next summer. "We had a really young team this year. I knew it was going to be a season of learning. We had hoped for a little more (qualifying for state), but every coach is going to hope for that," Cochran said...
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