Mark the date. Or not.
(Column ~ 06/23/10)
Mark this date on your calendar: May 21, 2011. On second thought, don't. There really isn't any point. You see, according to yet another postcard to cross my desk here at the McCook Daily Gazette, that is the date of the oft-promised rapture of the church and the beginning of the Great Tribulation...
Drug courts offer sensible alternative to prison
(Editorial ~ 06/23/10)
Colorado and California have loosened their drug laws in the name of "medical marijuana," and the issue is poised to come up in Nebraska as well. Few of us would advocate expanded availability of mind-altering drugs, but there's a good argument that too much law enforcement effort and court time is spent dealing, ineffectively, with drug violations...
Details of pharmacy contract released
(Local News ~ 06/23/10)
McCOOK, Nebraska --While local business interests continue to preach the importance of shopping locally, the county owned Hillcrest Nursing Home of McCook is being criticized for its contract with an Omaha pharmacy. Jim Hall, Chairman of the Hillcrest Nursing Home board of directors, announced at April's meeting that the county attorney was reviewing the contract between Hillcrest and Heartland Pharmacy Care of Omaha to determine its exclusivity and whether or not other pharmacies could service the facility.. ...
Barrel racer qualifies for nationals
(High School Sports ~ 06/23/10)
BROKEN BOW, Nebraska -- A rural Bartley cowgirl and her barrel-racing horse won the Nebraska Barrel Horse Association youth 4-D division state championship in Broken Bow June 18, 19 and 20, and earned the right to compete in the National Barrel Horse Association world championship in Perry, Georgia, at the end of July...
McCook musical stars pay tribute to long-time mentor
(Features ~ 06/23/10)
McCOOK, Nebraska -- Friends and fans of Marie Coffey filled the first floor of the Fox Theatre Tuesday night for a 90th birthday tribute to the beloved pianist, director and accompanist. It was a fun and festive evening from start to finish. The night's delight started with Marie's entrance. The already large crowd of well-wishers rose to their feet to give her a standing ovation...
Marcia Butler Brasher
(Obituary ~ 06/23/10)
March 17, 1951-June 22, 2010 KENNEWICK, Washington --Marcia Butler Brasher, 59, died on Tuesday (June 22, 2010) at her home. She was born, March 17, 1951, the oldest daughter to Donna Butler and the late Gerald Butler. Condolences can be sent to 1710 W. 23rd Place, Kennewick, Washington, 99337...
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