Hit 'delete' key on Mars hoax
(Column ~ 07/27/11)
It's coming!! I know it is coming, I have this sense of foreboding right down to my very socks. It is coming, because it has come before. It has come and worked its dastardly work and then gone away, but it is coming back to do it all over again. It comes back at this time of the year. It is like a continuing, haunting presence that is lurking just out of sight, waiting for the right moment to show up again...
Animal shelter pets, hurting vets match made in heaven
(Editorial ~ 07/27/11)
It seems like a match made in heaven. As Marine Sgt. Jimmy Childers told CBS recently, "18 veterans ... commit suicide every day in this country, and one animal is put to sleep every eight seconds." The report opened with the story of Dave Sharpe, who came back from Saudi Arabia and Pakistan with severe post-traumatic stress disorder, and was about to end his life when his six-month old pit bull, Cheyenne, intervened...
McCook, Broken Bow rematch for Area 6 Seniors tourney title
(High School Sports ~ 07/27/11)
GOTHENBURG, Nebraska -- The McCook National Bank Seniors will try to cap an amazing week with one more win Wednesday, July 27, in the Class B Area 6 Seniors Legion Baseball Tournament. McCook has won three straight games to advance to the finals of the Area 6 Tournament. ...
Gerald Eldred 'Bud' Beat
(Obituary ~ 07/27/11)
Dec. 31, 1916-July 22, 2011 GOODING, Idaho -- Gerald Eldred "Bud" Beat, 94, died Friday (July 22, 2011) at Bennet Hills Care Home in Gooding, Idaho. He was born Dec. 31, 1916, to James Elihu and Martha Rachel Bebb Beat in Erina, Nebraska. He lived with his parents and brother in Garfield County, Nebraska until 1921, when they moved to a farm northeast of Beaver City, Nebraska...
Evert E. Mosher
(Obituary ~ 07/27/11)
March 7, 1919-July 26, 2011 McCOOK, Nebraska -- Evert Edwin "Mo" Mosher, 92, passed away Tuesday, July 26, 2011, at Community Hospital in McCook, Nebraska. He was born Marhc 7, 1919, in Eads, Colorado, the son of the late Jake and Flossie (Joy) Mosher. In 1929, the family moved to Lanesboro, Iowa, where he continued his education...
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