Cruz Memorial Basketball Tournament at Trenton April 16
(High School Sports ~ 04/05/11)
TRENTON, Nebraska -- The memory of a former Hitchcock County High School standout athlete will be honored in a special youth basketball tournament later this month. The inaugural Zach Cruz Memorial 3-on-3 Basketball Tournament is scheduled Saturday, April 16, at the Hitchcock County High School gym in Trenton. Cruz, a standout football, basketball and track and field athlete for Hitchcock County, lost his life in an automobile accident last year...
A sight to be treasured
(Column ~ 04/05/11)
A few years ago (it was 1957) I was flying training missions in the back end of a T-29. We flew out of Denver and my fellow cadets and I were learning to be Air Force navigators. GPS was far in the future so we were learning to find our position by shooting the stars with a sextant much as mariners since before the time of Columbus did. ...
Legal development puts Nebraska's water resolve to test
(Editorial ~ 04/05/11)
Stress exposes weaknesses in any system, and we are all experiencing that truth as the economy struggles to recover from the "Great Recession" resulting from the sub-prime lending fiasco. In the Plains, water is money, and a shortage thereof exposes weaknesses in the water system, especially Nebraska's relationship with Kansas over the Republican River...
Bartley woman to compete in 2011 Ms. Wheelchair Pageant
(Features ~ 04/05/11)
BARTLEY, Nebraska -- Julie Ellis of rural Bartley, Nebraska, says it drives her nuts when someone whines, "I can't .... " "The words 'I can't' aren't even in my vocabulary. Never say 'I can't.' Anything is possible," Julie says, and that's what she plans to tell judges when she competes in the 2011 Ms. Wheelchair Nebraska pageant April 9 at the Nebraska Nature Center in Alda...
Lot revised for planned EDC donation
(Local News ~ 04/05/11)
McCOOK, Nebraska -- A city-owned lot will have its property lines adjusted so part of it can be sold to a neighbor before the rest is donated to the McCook Economic Development Corp. That action came after neighbor Bill Matson told councillors Monday that he was interested in buying the lot to expand his home...
Elsie L. Goodnight
(Obituary ~ 04/05/11)
Sept. 5, 1917-April 4, 2011 OBERLIN, Kansas -- Elsie L. Goodnight, 89, died Monday, April 4, 2011, at Cedar Living Center in Oberlin. She was born Sept. 5, 1917, in Decatur County, Kansas to Edward and Lilly Grace (Davis) Pavlicek. She was raised on a farm in Decatur County and graduated from Decatur Community High School in 1938...
Agnes G. Pruitt
(Obituary ~ 04/05/11)
Aug. 4, 1907-April 4, 2011 NORCATUR, Kansas -- Agnes G. Pruitt, 94, died Monday, April 4, 2011, at Cedar Living Center in Oberlin, Kansas. She was born Aug. 4, 1907, in Norcatur to Andrew and Leota (Shirley) Johnson. She was raised in Norcatur and graduated from Norcatur High School in 1933...
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