Expanded role for WEC new hope for prisoners
(Editorial ~ 10/07/06)
First McCook felt cheated out of the new state prison we felt we had earned, fair and square. Then we landed the Work Ethic Camp, only to have enemies in the Legislature, Sen. Jon Synowiecki of Omaha among them, tried to close it down. But now a proposal is afoot to make McCook's facility an integral part of the Nebraska Department of Corrections rehabilitation effort...
Victim released from hospital, still suffers from injuries
(Local News ~ 10/07/06)
A McCook man who was attacked with a baseball bat and suffered severe head injuries has been released from the hospital, relatives said. Darren Peters, 41, was allegedly assaulted Sept. 19 by Brandon Carlock, 20, and Eric Pittman, 19, both of McCook...
Top-rated McCook routs Lexington
(High School Sports ~ 10/07/06)
Bison, 6-0, play at Cozad next week The big scoring play was McCook's biggest weapon in Friday night's 48-14 rout against Lexington Friday night at Weiland Field. McCook, ranked No. 1 in Nebraska Class B, improved to 6-0. Lexington dropped to 3-3. "I thought we played a really good game," said Bison head football coach Jeff Gross. "After we got settled down, we played well defensively. I was pleased offensively."...
No party has a lock on morals
(Column ~ 10/07/06)
It's always amazing how we react differently to things when the shoe is on the other foot. Everyone remembers the Republican Party's "outrage" over the Bill Clinton/Monica Lewinsky sex scandal that led to him being impeached by the Republican-led House of Representatives...
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