(Birthdays ~ 06/01/09)
The family Mary Vachuta Downing Schwerdt of McDonald, Kan., is requesting a card shower in honor of her 80th birthday. She was born June 5, 1929, in rural Rawlins County. Her children are the late Cheryl Wilkens, Doug Downing, the late Greg Downing and Jeanette Burkhalter. She has 10 grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren. Cards will reach her at HC 2 Box 62, McDonald KS 67745...
(Letter to the Editor ~ 06/01/09)
Dear Editor, As a child, I met Mrs. Mary Roach and her daughter, Kathleen. She told me what she remembered about growing up in the South in the Reconstruction Period after the Civil War. It was 1940. They were our neighbors in Denver. I visited her often and watched her roll out the dough for her delicious pies. She was in her 80s. Her mind was clear and concise. Her small radio was nearly always tuned to the daily news about World War II...
McCook's Candy Man, Alex Gochis
(Column ~ 06/01/09)
During the 1930s there were wonderful Greek restaurants in most of the hub cities across Nebraska. Norfolk and Fremont, in Northeast Nebraska, each had a "Greek" restaurant. As a child I always looked forward to a trip to Norfolk, because my family invariably stopped to have a sandwich and fountain treat at "Traynos" restaurant. ...
Rain gardens easy solution for too much runoff
(Editorial ~ 06/01/09)
Workshops will explain how to build one.
Battle continues in war against Multiple Sclerosis
(Local News ~ 06/01/09)
Same time. Same place. Same battle. Yet it must be done. Fortunately, for those afflicted with the debilitating and often unpredictable neurological disease Multiple Sclerosis, volunteers and supporters never say never and each year, faithfully support the ongoing battle...
New Tricks For Old Dogs
(Local News ~ 06/01/09)
Driftwood Feeders 4-H club members take older dogs through agility course
- CSO High School All-Stars play in Cambridge (High School Sports ~ 06/01/09)
Movie Review - Up
(Weekend Menu ~ 06/01/09)
Movie Review - Up Starring the voice talents of Ed Asner and Jordan Nagai. Rated PG for some peril and action. When it comes time to review a Pixar film such as Wall-E, Toy Story, or The Incredibles - I always think I should just skip it. There really isn't much I can say that people don't already feel towards Pixar films. ...
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