Teen struck by car expected to be released from hospital today
(Local News ~ 08/31/05)
A McCook teenager who was injured in an accident on the second day of school was expected to be released from Community Hospital today, according to a relative. Jose G. Martinez, 16, suffered a fractured wrist, abrasions, and a laceration that needed six stitches in an accident at West Sixth and J Street at 7:59 a.m. Tuesday...
Josephine G. Ramos
(Obituary ~ 08/31/05)
Sept. 14, 1919--Aug. 29, 2005 Josephine G. Ramos, 85, died Monday (Aug. 29, 2005) at her home in McCook. She was born Sept. 14, 1919, in Corpus Christi, Texas, to Miguel and Paula (Castillo) Guerrero. She grew up in Corpus Christi and married Guadalupe Ramos on March 28, 1946. To this union four children were born...
Drivers watch fuel prices climb
(Local News ~ 08/31/05)
By Connie Jo Discoe Regional Editor A McCook convenience store operator watched and listened to a man yelling and cussing Tuesday at the gas pump as he pumped gas at $2.68 a gallon. At the cash register inside, he complained bitterly about sky-high gasoline prices...
Work Ethic Camp makes a difference
(Editorial ~ 08/31/05)
As early as next week, the Nebraska Work Ethic Camp in McCook could record its 1,000th admission. The camp stood at 971 admissions at the end of July, and by a week ago that total had risen to 990. Within days -- possibly on Monday -- the total will top 1,000...
Back to school and other things
(Column ~ 08/31/05)
I have but a dim memory of my first day of school. I went straight to first grade; kindergarten not yet as popular as it is now. Too many new things were going on in my world at once, so it all gets kind of jumbled together. It was 1962 and we had just moved from Mesquite, Texas to Aurora, Colo., via a month long stay at the farm in Albion, Iowa. ...
Varsity softball goes 6-0 at Cozad
(High School Sports ~ 08/31/05)
COZAD -- The Lady Bison Varsity improved their record to 6-0 with a 4-1 win over the Cozad Haymakers. "We had a hard time getting started offensively, but got it going later in the game," Coach Dale Lortz said. Unlike the Holdrege tournament where McCook scored early in each game the Lady Bison did not score until the top of the third inning when Marissa Wallace scored on a throwing error of a ground ball hit by Austin Wilson...
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