Flood of 1935 -- 'The water actually roared'
(Features ~ 06/24/06)
Artie Lebsack was 15 years old when he witnessed Nebraska's deadliest flood in 1935. "I remember the screaming of the cattle," he recalled. "I can still hear that sound in my ears." His sister, Clara Adams, was four at the time. Her most vivid memory was hurrying up the hill to a neighbors house with her mother as she pushed her younger brother in a baby buggy...
A controversial court decision
(Column ~ 06/24/06)
Last week, the "new" United States Supreme Court, with recently appointed conservative judges Alito and Roberts, overturned a centuries-old legal precedent that protected home privacy and the Fourth Amendment protection against unreasonable searches...
The sow and Aunt Agnes
(Letter to the Editor ~ 06/24/06)
I should apologize to the man who gave such pertinent information in response to my first letter bearing questions of great import. I've always been a trouble and worry to my betters. When a child, and abandoned by my parents to the care of an aunt and uncle (George & Agnes --you will have to figure which is whom), I was an ornery recalcitrant youth with little in the way of beaming gratitude for the care and learning offered me not only on Sunday but during meals and work each blessed day of the week.. ...
Travelers should use bargain fares
(Editorial ~ 06/24/06)
Now that Mesa Air Group Inc. and its subsidiary Air Midwest Inc., has received the nod to provide flights out of McCook Regional Airport, it's time to find out just how many people are willing to use them when they get the chance. Thursday, it was announced that the Nebraska Department of Transportation had chosen Mesa to provide two one-stop round trips each weekday and weekend to Omaha and Kansas City...
Police foil attempt to steal new car from dealer
(Local News ~ 06/24/06)
A man who allegedly slipped into a local car dealership and attempted to drive off in a new 2006 Mustang was foiled by McCook police. Joseph Shepherd, 18, of 310 E. Fifth, was arrested by police and arraigned Thurs-day in Red Willow County court. He remains in jail pending his preliminary hearing, set for July 13 at 3:30 p.m...
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