Ted W. Pierce
(Obituary ~ 02/09/06)
Feb. 17, 1929--Feb. 8, 2006 STRATTON -- Ted W. Pierce, 76, died Wednesday (Feb. 8, 2006) at the Good Samaritan Hospital in Kearney. He was born Feb. 17, 1929, to Charles E. and Lucy Belle (Cushing) Pierce in Stratton. He graduated from high school in Curtis in 1946...
Hergert task force in quandry
(Local News ~ 02/09/06)
The legislative task force appointed to look into the possible impeachment of University of Nebraska Regent Dave Hergert is in a quandary because of a ruling by a Lancaster County District Judge vacating an order to convene a grand jury. Sen. Tom Baker, a member of the task force, said during his weekly call to the McCook Chamber of Commerce Legislative Committee this morning, that Lancaster County District Judge Steven Burns' ruling has thrown the task force a "complete curve."...
Just don't know what's gotten into him
(Column ~ 02/09/06)
I'm not exactly sure what's gotten into Brad lately. I came home from work the other day to find him cleaning my kitchen. He decided one night he wanted steak and shrimp for dinner. He actually went outside and grilled the steak. He knew I was busy trying to get the Gazette's "Progress" edition together so he made me a dinner of Hamburger Helper and dinner rolls...
Nebraskans need to be safe at home
(Editorial ~ 02/09/06)
There's no free lunch, especially when it comes to national defense. That seems to be a lesson the United States is slow in learning. Witness the rapid reduction in military forces following World War II -- it wasn't long before we were scrambling to find an effective force to counter communist aggression in Korea...
Warm hearts, warm heads -- Prospect of losing hair spawned Girl Scout's hat project
(Features ~ 02/09/06)
BENKELMAN -- Chelsea Tecker can't even imagine what it would be like without her hair. It's blond, and very long -- and it helps keep her warm when the north winds cool the Golden Plains in the winter time. It's because of Nebraska's notoriously cold and windy winters, and the memory of the possibility of losing her hair 6 1/2 years ago, that Chelsea sponsored a "hat day" Jan. 7 and 8, and is donating about 150 knitted and crocheted stocking caps...
McCook Chiefs play at Oakley
(Community Sports ~ 02/09/06)
OAKLEY, Kan. -- The McCook Chiefs homeschool basketball teams traveled to Oakley, Kan., last Saturday for a triangular. The McCook boys defeated Syracuse 56-40 and Liberal 102-54. The girls lost to Heartland Christian School 39-11 and defeated Liberal 48-32...
- MCC sports shorts (College Sports ~ 02/09/06)
- Kiane Alberts to play volleyball at North Platte CC (College Sports ~ 02/09/06)
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