More lessons from the county fair
(Column ~ 08/02/06)
It seems this city girl will never learn all of the potential lessons at the county fairs. There simply isn't enough time. Three young farm boys accompanied their mom to work here at the Gazette recently and were full of 4-H enthusiasm for the hogs they had nurtured, groomed and fed for weeks on end in preparation for the big show last week...
Outsider's view offers wisdom for community
(Editorial ~ 08/02/06)
Vacation time is a great time of the year, and not just because we get to travel to new places and see new things. The real benefit begins when we return home. Being away gives us a perspective that we can't have when we're up close and personal with day-to-day issues...
(Local News ~ 08/02/06)
Betsy Anderjaska of rural Hayes Center competes in the trail class during the 4-H horse show at the Hayes County Fair in Hayes Center Tuesday. The trail class obstacle course included a bridge, a mail box and a gate. Horses and riders had to jump fallen logs and side-pass over logs. Competition started with halter and showmanship classes and ended with poles and barrels...
Philbert 'Dr. Phil' Stanley Harvanek
(Obituary ~ 08/02/06)
July 16, 1926-July 30, 2006 ATWOOD -- Philbert "Dr. Phil" Stanley Harvanek, 80, died Sunday (July 30, 2006) at St. Joseph's Hospital in Denver, Colo. He was born July 16, 1926, in Atwood, to Stanley and Rose (Heble) Harvanek. He served, with distinction, in the U.S. Navy during World War II on the USS Audubon during the Pacific campaign...
McCook summer tennis clinic set for Friday
(Community Sports ~ 08/02/06)
The McCook Tennis Association in conjunction with the Nebraska Tennis Association will be conducting a tennis clinic Friday for adults and children. John Lehmer, United States Professional Tennis, will be the instructor for the clinic. Clinic: Open to all ages. A beginner and intermediate clinic will be available...
MCC fundraising drive underway
(College Sports ~ 08/02/06)
The MCC Indians Boosters have kicked off the annual fundraising drive for McCook Community College sports. Anyone interested in helping promote MCC's sports programs is invited to send a contribution. The MCC Indians Boosters, Inc. is a non-profit organization formed in 1996 to support the growth and prosperity of McCook Community College through its sports programs...
Crick grabs lead at Neb Junior Amateur
(High School Sports ~ 08/02/06)
SCOTTSBLUFF -- McCook native Brandon Crick took a five-stroke lead after one round of the Nebraska Junior Amateur Championships on Tuesday at the Scottsbluff Country Club. Crick, a Gonzaga recruit, ripped through the par-72 course with a 5-under 67, leading seven players who shared second at even par 72...
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