Answering a cyber challenge
(Column ~ 11/09/05)
It's National Friendship Week. Not really. At least, I don't think it is. With the advent of the Internet, National Friendship Week is year-round, with any number of cutesy poems, animated cartoons and heart-rending stories circulating cyberspace, all closing with the admonition to celebrate this special week by forwarding the message to say, at least, 10 friends...
(Obituary ~ 11/09/05)
Aug. 1, 1916--Oct. 29, 2005 BULLHEAD CITY, Ariz. -- Doris Burham, 89, died Saturday (Oct. 29, 2005). She was born Aug. 1, 1916, in Bladen to Ora Banks and Margaret McHale. She married Don Burham in 1936 in McCook. She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband; three brothers; one sister; and one great-grandchild...
(Birthdays ~ 11/09/05)
The family of June Martens is requesting a card shower in honor of her 90th birthday. She was born Nov. 10, 1915. Cards of congratulations will reach her at Hidden Pines Assisted Living, 309 W. Seventh, Apt. 10, McCook, NE 69001.
Coroner rules no foul play in death
(Local News ~ 11/09/05)
There was no foul play involved in the death of a former Red Willow County Attorney, according to a special coroner. The coroner, attorney Pete Burger, made his determination after reviewing information from the investigation surrounding the Sunday death of Dal Wood in Wood's home...
West Ward sale won't stop jail study
(Editorial ~ 11/09/05)
Despite his disappointment in losing the West Ward site as a possible location for a jail and safety center, Reuben Hoff Jr. said the jail study is going ahead full steam, with up to five potential sites still under consideration. "We'll be back," Hoff promised in a light-hearted reference to the term popularized by California Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger...
Cambridge voters approve sales tax
(Local News ~ 11/09/05)
CAMBRIDGE -- Cambridge residents approved the creation of a 1 percent sales tax, an economic development program and water fund at a special election Tuesday. The vote to approve the sales and use tax passed 133 to 130. The establishment of an "Economic Development and Water Fund Support Program" passed 135 to 128...
Four area volleyball teams start state tournament play Friday
(High School Sports ~ 11/09/05)
LINCOLN -- Four area volleyball teams will open state tournament play Friday morning. Wauneta-Palisade, the Class D1-6 district champions, and Cambridge, the district runnerups, are competing at the Class D-1 state tournament. Wauneta-Palisade (16-7) plays Freeman (28-3) at 11 a.m. Friday at Pershing Auditorium in Lincoln. Cambridge (17-8) plays Cross County (20-4) at 2:30 p.m...
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