Ralph Brooks and the Harris boys
(Column ~ 06/23/08)
In 1958, Ralph Brooks, Superintendent of the McCook School system, as well as the President of McCook Junior College launched his bid for Governor of the State of Nebraska. The prospect of a successful Brook's campaign was said to be somewhere between slim and none. ...
(Letter to the Editor ~ 06/23/08)
As the cost of gasoline skyrockets, so does the price of fireworks. We Americans should be thankful we can afford the finest, even though they are often made in Japan. Yet there are many little Iraqi children who will not be able to celebrate their democratization by setting off little bombs. Why? Because their family cannot afford it. Please send any money you have left from your economic stimulus check to the new democratic government of the recently bombed Red, White and Blue Zone of Baghdad...
Adjusted taxes to boost fuel prices even higher
(Editorial ~ 06/23/08)
If the reality of $4-plus gasoline hasn't sunk in yet, just wait a few days. That's when we'll begin paying an additional 3 cents per gallon -- actually a half-cent lower than had been expected -- in state fuel taxes. That means, until the end of the year, we'll pay 26 cents per gallon in Nebraska to keep our roads in good repair...
Brandon Crick claims state match play championship
(College Sports ~ 06/23/08)
NEBRASKA CITY -- McCook's Brandon Crick won the Nebrasak state match play championship Saturday at ArborLinks, defeating Josh Reinertson of Gibbon 5 and 4 in the tournament's 36-hole final Friday. Crick, who transferred to the University of Nebraska from Gonzaga University in Spokane, Wash., also won the Nebraska Amateur last July...
(Birthdays ~ 06/23/08)
Camilla Orvis will celebrate her 90th birthday on June 27, 2008. Cards of congratulations will reach her at 806 Norris Ave., McCook NE 69001.
Movie Review - Get Smart
(Weekend Menu ~ 06/23/08)
Movie Review - Get Smart Starring Steve Carell, Anne Hathaway, Dwayne Johnson and Alan Arkin. Rated PG-13 for some rude humor, action violence, and language. Running time of 1 hour and 50 minutes. Get Smart is a remake or rather a new take on the television series of the same name. ...
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