Are more restrictions on marriage really needed?
(Editorial ~ 03/21/07)
It's easy to see where Sen. Mark Christensen is coming from. According to the latest data, there were 12,315 marriages in Nebraska in 2005, and 5,975 divorces. That's about on track with the rest of the United States, but it's still not something to be proud of...
Dealing with phantom chains
(Column ~ 03/21/07)
I first heard about the phantom pain phenomenon many years ago when I worked as a nurse's aide in a long-term care center. This was back in the day when all nurse's aide training was done on the job. The only job requirement was a strong back and a tender heart. Back then, I had both. Today, not so much...
Planter returns to Norris House
(Features ~ 03/21/07)
A planter donated years ago by the wife of Sen.George Norris has made its way back to the Norris house. JP and Deb Wallace of McCook purchased the vintage Sanfordware planter for $10 at an auction last month conducted by Dennis Youngs. Youngs was instrumental in returning the planter to the house, the Wallace's said, although at first the auctioneer had no idea where it came from...
Imperial artist wins fifth Nebraska Habitat Stamp contest
(Local News ~ 03/21/07)
LINCOLN -- A painting of two wood ducks by Armando Villarreal of Imperial has been chosen as the winner of the 30th annual Nebraska Habitat Stamp Art Contest. The Nebraska Game and Parks Commissioners chose Villarreal's painting from 26 entries in the adult division of the contest. This is the fifth time he has won the contest making him the most frequent winner in the contest's history...
Betty L. Hendrix
(Obituary ~ 03/21/07)
Dec. 31, 1924 - March 18, 2007 DENVER, Colo. -- Long time McCook and Trenton resident, Betty L. Hendrix, died on March 18, 2007, in Denver, Colo. She was 82. ? Betty was born Betty Lee Parker in Wilsonville on Dec. 31, 1924, and graduated from Wilsonville High School. She majored in business at the University of Nebraska where she was a member of the Sigma Kappa sorority. Betty participated in a number of activities and was active in the Eastern Star and several bridge clubs...
Danny R. Sines
(Obituary ~ 03/21/07)
Sept. 23, 1950 - March 18, 2007 Danny R. Sines, 56, of McCook, died Sunday (March 18, 2007) at Community Hospital in McCook. He was born in McCook to Virgil E. and Edith (Dawson) Sines on Sept. 23, 1950. He graduated from McCook High School in 1969. ...
(Anniversary ~ 03/21/07)
The family of Rick and Lulu Mae Carter is requesting a card shower in honor of the couple's 45th wedding anniversary March 25. Cards of congratulations will reach them at RR1 Box 140, McCook, NE 69001.
Bison girls tennis team opens season with two victories
(High School Sports ~ 03/21/07)
LEXINGTON -- The McCook High School girls tennis team opened the 2007 spring season Tuesday at Lexington with a 9-0 sweep of Hershey and an 8-1 win over the host school. McCook will host North Platte at 4 p.m. Thursday at the Bison/Elks Courts. McCook 9, Hershey 0...
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