Dr. Robert Manley was an institution in Nebraska culture
(Editorial ~ 10/25/08)
"Beautiful Nebraska," "Little Old Sod Shanty on My Claim," and dozens of other songs were among Dr. Bob Manley's repertoire, now forever silent. Baby boomers of a certain age probably remember enjoying Dr. Manley's work as much for being able to watch television at school in those pre-VCR days as for the material he presented...
Pain and pleasure
(Column ~ 10/25/08)
A basic assumption of life is that people seek pleasure and try to avoid pain and, for the most part, this is true. A conundrum exists, however, in the way some people define these two experiences that appear to be at opposite ends of the spectrum. Because for some people, pain IS pleasure...
Teacher vs. Mom
(Column ~ 10/25/08)
Dear Mrs. Snyder, I am writing to let you know that your child has been scribbling on the desks in my classroom. This has been going on for some time and I'd like you to talk with him about it. Sincerely, I asked my child about his drawings and he said he didn't know why he did it. I think it's merely an artistic outlet. He must be bored...
McCook Bison girls place 7th at state cross country meet
(High School Sports ~ 10/25/08)
Tolliver, Sughroue 11th, 12th in Class B girls; McConville 9th in Class D girls KEARNEY -- The McCook High School girls cross country team placed seventh at the Nebraska Class B state meet Friday at Kearney. Bison freshman Emily Tolliver and sophomore Jessica Sughroue placed 11th and 12th and earned individual medals...
McCook CC volleyball team beats Trinidad
(College Sports ~ 10/25/08)
TRINIDAD, Colo. -- The McCook Community College volleyball team handed Trinidad State, Colo., a four-game loss Friday night. The MCC Indians won 25-21, 27-29, 25-21, 25-22. MCC plays Otero CC and Lamar CC today and hosts Colby CC Monday at 7 p.m. for Sophomore Night...
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