Patrol seizes gambling machines
(Local News ~ 08/24/05)
NORTH PLATTE -- The Nebraska State Patrol confiscated 35 allegedly illegal gambling machines and about $2,900 in cash from seven businesses and one club in McCook, Indianola, Wauneta and Holdrege during simultaneous raids Tuesday afternoon. Patrol Investigator Cheri Wilson said this morning these are the first raids of gambling devices in Nebraska about 10 years...
Some things are etched in stone
(Column ~ 08/24/05)
Sidewalk psychology 101 meets, frequently, on the west side of the Gazette when two or more people of close generations share common experiences and habits. As we stood musing one day a co-worker dashed out the door, explaining that she was on her way to take her daughter to junior high orientation. This announcement took each of us back at least two decades, if not three, to our own years in junior high...
Quilts are back
(Letter to the Editor ~ 08/24/05)
**Dear Editor, In recent years, the George Norris Home has hosted quilt shows. Continuing with this tradition, quilts will be on display during the month of September during regular open hours of 1 to 5 p.m. on Wednesdays and Thursday's, 8:30 to 5:30 p.m. on Fridays and 9 to 1 p.m. on Saturday mornings...
Seat project will improve city auditorium
(Editorial ~ 08/24/05)
Have you ever sat on a backless, hard-board bleacher during a two-hour show? If you have been seated in the balcony at the McCook Memorial Auditorium you know how it feels, because the board bleachers have been in use throughout the seven decades the auditorium has been in existence...
And another thing ...
(Local News ~ 08/24/05)
Tracy Adams, first grade teacher at St. Pat's, talks to her students about appropriate ways of behaving in class, during the first day of school. Today, students will go half a day, including lunch, with Thursday being the first full day of school. St. Pat's has 124 students registered this year...
Mary J. Puelz
(Obituary ~ 08/24/05)
Jan. 5, 1909--Aug. 22, 2005 HAYS, Kan. -- Mary J. Puelz, 96, died Monday (Aug. 22, 2005) at the St. John's Rest Home in Hays, Kan. She was born Jan. 5, 1909, to Pierre and Ella (Yates) Macfee in Oberlin, Kan. She attended school in Danbury, McCook and Wilsonville before graduating from Herndon High School in Herndon, Kan...
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