Pate, Scheider engagement
(Engagement ~ 05/05/08)
Julie Pate formerly of McCook, of Omaha and Kip Schneider of Omaha announce their engagement and upcoming wedding. Parents of the couple are Phil and Mary Pate of McCook and Al and Kathy Schneider of Ashland. Grandparents are Lorraine Schneider of Elwood and Stanley Knudsen of Lexington...
(Births ~ 05/05/08)
Matthew and Crystal Ladd of McCook announce the birth of the their son, John Matthew Ladd, on March 31, 2008, at Tri Valley Hospital in Cambridge. He weighed 10 pounds, 5 ounces and was 22 inches long. He has a two-year old brother, Noah Jacob Ladd...
(Birthdays ~ 05/05/08)
The family of Arvene Myers is requesting a card show in honor of his 90th birthday May 6. Cards of congratulations will reach him at 912 West 10th, McCook, NE 69001
(Births ~ 05/05/08)
Joe and Heather Reiners of Tarpon Springs, Fla., announce the birth of a daughter, Ava Rose, born April 8, 2008. She weighed 7 pounds, 8 ounces and was 20 inches long. She has a sister, Grace, who is two. Grandparents are Lois and Don Reiners of Indianola and Donna and Steve Brownell of Moab, Utah. Howard Roth of Indianola is her great-grandfather...
(Anniversary ~ 05/05/08)
The family of John and Dorothy Corder are hosting an open house in honor of the couple's 60th wedding anniversary, Sunday, May 4, 2-5 p.m., at the Heritage Senior Center in McCook. They were married on May 2, 1948. Their children are Diana and husband, Charlie Gull of McCook and Jim Corder of Alameda, Calif. They have two granddaughters and five great-grandchildren. Cards of congratulations will reach them at 112 S. Eighth, McCook, NE 69001...
Mom: Take good care of yourself first
(Editorial ~ 05/05/08)
It's that time of year when many of us are trying to figure out what to do for our mothers on Mother's Day. Whether it's taking her out to dinner or doing something special, we hope all of us will make a special effort to honor mom this Sunday -- and every other day of the year...
Sally Cunningham, attorney at law
(Column ~ 05/05/08)
In 2008 the United States has a black woman as Secretary of State, one of the highest offices in the land. There is a chance that our next president will be a woman. No longer is it unusual to see women business owners, entrepreneurs, and politicians in our country. ...
Bison girls tennis team places second at GNAC
(High School Sports ~ 05/05/08)
Melissa Lyster, Amy Lester capture No. 1 doubles title HASTINGS -- The McCook High School girls tennis team placed second at the Greater Nebraska Athletic Conference tournament Saturday at Hastings. The Bison posted their third straight runnerup finish at the GNAC tournament...
Helen E. Meyers
(Obituary ~ 05/05/08)
March 13, 1907 -- May 3, 2008 Helen E. Meyers died Saturday, May 3, 2008, at Hillcrest Nursing Home in McCook. She was born March 13, 1907, to George Washington and Ida (Hauxwell) Loomis in Haigler. She graduated from McCook High School in 1924. Helen married Hugh Meyers in McCook on May 1, 1935. To this union two children were born, Marilyn and Kent. She taught rural school for 11 years. She enjoyed gardening, flowers, cooking and her kittens...
Grads reminded that each decision has consequences
(Local News ~ 05/05/08)
"Every decision has consequences." The Rev. Bruce Lester, pastor at McCook Evangelical Free Church, reiterated that point throughout his brief remarks Sunday evening during his Baccalaureate address at First Baptist Church. Lester illustrated the point using the example of the painting "The Last Supper" by Leonardo DaVinci...
Oberlin family showing gratitude by gardening in Greensburg
(Features ~ 05/05/08)
OBERLIN -- Members of an Oberlin family who know first-hand what it's like to lose their home and all their belongings want to pass on the spirit of generosity that their friends and neighbors exhibited after a fire destroyed everything they owned and left them homeless...
Movie Review - Iron Man
(Weekend Menu ~ 05/05/08)
Movie Review - Iron Man Starring Robert Downey Jr., Gwyneth Paltrow, Terrance Howard, and Jeff Bridges. Rated PG-13 for intense sequences of sci-fi violence and brief suggestive content. Run time of 126 minutes. "IT WAS INTENSE!" was the first words uttered by Brady Dame after watching Iron Man. ...
- Marilyn D. Martin (Obituary ~ 05/05/08)
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