MHS scholars depart for study trip to Bahamas
(Local News ~ 07/24/08)
Eighteen McCook High School students began the adventure of a lifetime Wednesday morning as they gathered to leave for a trip to the island of Eleuthera in the Bahamas. The trip is the culmination of over a year of hard work and fund-raising efforts performed by the NORE Science Club...
Joy 'J.W.' Stevens
(Obituary ~ 07/24/08)
Nov. 23, 1912-July 23, 2008 Joy Wilson "J.W." Stevens died Wednesday, July 23, 2008, at his home in McCook. He was 95 years old. Joy was born on Nov. 23, 1912, in North Platte to Roy T. and Mary A. (Titus) Stevens. He graduated from McCook High School in 1930...
Detector dog: Spaniel, poodle mix will help keep Palisade teen safe from deadly reactions to peanuts, nuts and seeds
(Features ~ 07/24/08)
PALISADE -- Jasmine Lawless won't be able to take her new dog to soccer games because Stuie will surely want to join in the fun. That's because Stuie's reward for detecting the nuts, peanuts and seeds that threaten Jasmine's life is to play no-holds-barred and 90-miles-an-hour with a soccer ball...
Cyclist rides across the country to battle canine cancer
(Features ~ 07/24/08)
Ted Schneck carries a creased photograph in a clear plastic sleeve on the handlebars of his bicycle. The image is the gentle expression of his golden-maned dog, Marty, whose nearly 17-month fight against cancer ended less than a year ago...
- MCCOOK NATIONAL BANK District B-6 in Lexington (High School Sports ~ 07/24/08)
Right to repair
(Letter to the Editor ~ 07/24/08)
Skyrocketing fuel prices have impacted the cost of owning and operating a vehicle, and as the cost of vehicle ownership soars, the need for Right to Repair legislation has become more critical in order to protect consumers from the added costs that would be created by a vehicle repair monopoly...
Guess you just had to be there
(Column ~ 07/24/08)
I guess you could put this one in the "You had to be there to see it" file. Late last week there was a transient phenomenon in the evening sky, it is called a sun dog, or parhelion, which means along side the sun and it lasted only about 15 minutes...
Preservation effort worth pursuing
(Editorial ~ 07/24/08)
Can you imagine building some of the downtown McCook buildings today? The Keystone Hotel, the former Lincoln Land Office (the oldest building on Norris Avenue), the refurbished Fox Theatre -- even the paving bricks would be impossible to duplicate today, thanks to the ever-inflating price of labor and materials...
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