Henrietta "Hattie" Thompson
(Obituary ~ 12/14/06)
March 4, 1910 - Dec. 11, 2006 SUTHERLAND -- Henrietta Elaine Osmera (Hattie) Thompson 96, died Monday (Dec. 11, 2006) at Sutherland Care Center. She was born March 4, 1910, to Ludvick and Frances (Ondrak) Osmera in the Elmer community of Hayes County and was the last child of a family whom homesteaded in the Wauneta area in 1893. ...
The Christmas hints you didn't get
(Column ~ 12/14/06)
With Christmas just 11 days away, people keep asking me if I've got all my Christmas shopping done. To be honest, I haven't even started. Just like every year, I plan to put it off until Christmas Eve. I never have trouble shopping any other time of the year. I go out, I buy what I want, what I think I need and whatever someone in the household thinks they can't live without...
Iranian conference is no match for high school project
(Editorial ~ 12/14/06)
One of the media's most important functions is cutting through the fog of misused verbiage to find the truth and distributing it to as many people as possible. With more media outlets than ever, it's amazing that the Big Lie continues to survive. Or perhaps it's because of the mass distribution of lies made possible by the Internet and other electronic media...
With the wind
(Local News ~ 12/14/06)
A snow-packed trail leads to a tired building leaning with the north wind south of Palisade. Despite record-setting temperatures expected today and Friday, the forecast also includes a chance of snow in time for a white Christmas. Too much snow, and the building might be doing more than droop...
Trucker's trial set for March
(Local News ~ 12/14/06)
TRENTON -- The case of the Arkansas truck driver charged with motor vehicle homicide in the death of a Champion man will go before a jury Wednesday and Thursday, March 28 and 29, at 9 a.m. each day, in Hitchcock County District Court in Trenton. James Watt II, 50, of Everton, Ark., pleaded "not guilty" during his arraignment Wednesday morning before District Judge David Urbom...
World champion trick shot pool artist coming to McCook
(Community Sports ~ 12/14/06)
Western Nebraska APA Pool League players will be treated to an exhibition this weekend with one of the best trick shot artists in the world. Tom "Dr. Cue" Rossman will appear in McCook during the APA Christmas Party at the Republican River Valley Event Center this Saturday...
- McCook JH wrestlers compete at Southwest (High School Sports ~ 12/14/06)
Eustis-Farnam boys squad falls to Bertrand
(High School Sports ~ 12/14/06)
EUSTIS -- Eustis-Farnam's boys came up short against Bertrand Tuesday 54-38. "We played a good defensive game and attacked the Bertrand press in the first half," said Knights' coach Bobby Johnson. "Our game plan was to shut down the two big guys and we accomplished that. A low shooting percentage for the game 30 percent and turnovers on passes in the third quarter were key factors."...
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