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Stories from Monday, September 23, 2013

NCTA plans open houses (09/23/13)
CURTIS, Nebraska -- Scholarship drawings, campus tours, lunch, and faculty and student dialogs will be among the offerings as high students "Discover Their Way at NCTA" during open house events this fall at the Curtis campus. The University of Nebraska-Nebraska College of Technical Agriculture (NCTA) opens its doors to potential students for public tours and discussions about college programs on Saturday, Oct. ...
Dog Days in the park (09/23/13)
Dogs of all shapes, sizes, breeds and mixes spent Saturday afternoon getting acquainted at the upper shelter house in Barnett Park. A fund-raiser for the McCook Humane Society, the event also drew hundreds of humans to check out the carnival games and the information booths set up by area vendors. ...
Clouds bring rain? (09/23/13)
Bev Powers took this shot on her phone earlier today, looking south on Road 380 toward the Perry Grain elevators. The McCook Gazette would love to showcase your weather photos. Readers can contribute to our daily weather page, subject to space and color availability, by emailing photos to editor2@ocsmccook.com or bringing them into the Gazette offices at West First and E Streets. ...
39th annual fall festival (09/23/13)
The redemption center at St. Patrick's Catholic Church drew a steady crowd of children cashing in tickets for prizes during the 39th Annual Fall Festival Sunday afternoon. Colton Stone tries to polish Jackie Hinze's nails at the face painting booth. The giant slide was busy throughout the afternoon, delighting scores of children...
Bison homecoming royalty (09/23/13)
Molly Sughroue and Vince Lyons were crowned McCook High School Homecoming Queen and King last Friday night at Weiland Field following McCook's 34-7 football victory over Gering. The McCook Homecoming royalty includes, front from left, crown bearer Grady Riemenschneider, flower girl Abby Schneider; back, second attendants Dylan Samway and Breanna Redl, King Vince Lyons, Queen Molly Sughroue, first attendants Caitlin Leitner and Chandler Wagner...
Walmart Chemical suspect in custody for mental health evaluation (09/23/13)
McCOOK, Nebraska -- Criminal charges will be forwarded to the Red Willow County attorney's office, after an older McCook man threw chlorine bleach and ammonia on the floor at the service counter in the Walmart store in McCook Sunday afternoon, sickening 9-10 people, three seriously enough to be taken to Community Hospital...
Theodore Roosevelt actor at Oberlin Gateway on Oct. 5 (09/23/13)
OBERLIN, Kansas -- Oberlin Arts and Humanities Commission presents Darrel Draper as Theodore Roosevelt, the Rough Rider President, on Saturday, Oct. 5, 7:30 p.m. at the Oberlin Gateway Center. Draper is a noted historian, actor, poet, as well as being a Navy Lt. Commander (Ret.), husband and father. His program will be costumed and will feature audience participation...
Dizzy Dollers Club will host workshop (09/23/13)
McCOOK,Nebraska -- Eight members of the Dizzy Dollers met with a lesson on "Occupation" dolls. Several various occupations were represented, including, engineer, gas station attendant, ballet dancer, baseball player, Army doll, Lionel train doll, baker, nurse, doctor and a nun...
Sen. George Norris and the Unicameral (09/23/13)
This week, on Friday. we will again honor McCook's most famous son, George Norris, with the Prayer Breakfast at McCook's Senior Center. This breakfast is always a key part of the annual Heritage Days Celebration. The event is sponsored by the George W. Norris Foundation, and serves as a reminder of some of the noteworthy things that Sen. Norris did for Nebraska and the nation. This seems like an appropriate time to take note of one of these achievements...
Jurascals (09/23/13)
Ramona Hornkohl (09/23/13)
Ramona Hornkohl Jan. 17, 1930 - Sept. 19, 2013 MARION, Nebraska -- Ramona Hornkohl, age 83, of Marion, died Thursday (Sept. 19, 2013), at Community Hospital in McCook. She was born on the family farm Jan. 17, 1930, near Norcatur, in Decatur County, Kansas. She attended grade school in Kanona and graduated from Oberlin High School. Ramona was employed by one of the Oberlin restaurants until she married Harold Hornkohl on May 9, 1953. To this union their son, Bob, was born in 1955...
Vesta Eldora (Ohlson) Premer (09/23/13)
Vesta Eldora (Ohlson) Premer Sept. 11, 1913 - Sept. 20, 2013 BARTLEY, Nebraska -- Vesta Eldora (Ohlson) Premer, age 100, departed this life on Sept. 20, 2013, at the Cambridge Manor in Cambridge. She was born north of Bartley on Sept. 11, 1913, to Benjamin Edward and Mable Ellen (Bede) Ohlson...
Thomas 'Tom' Gene DeBauche (09/23/13)
Thomas 'Tom' Gene DeBauche Sept. 22, 1939 - Sept. 21, 2013 INDIANOLA, Nebraska -- Thomas "Tom" Gene DeBauche passed away Sept. 21, 2013 in Lincoln, Nebraska. Tom was born on Sept. 22, 1939, to Russell Earl DeBauche and Hazel Marie Carrier at Whiting Iowa. He was the second of eight children. Tom attended and graduated high school from Onawa, Iowa in 1957...
Brad D. Ross (09/23/13)
Brad D. Ross April 2, 1969 - Sept. 20, 2013 CAMBRIDGE, Nebraska -- Brad D. Ross, age 44, died at the Cambridge Memorial Hospital on Sept. 20, 2013. He was born in Cambridge on April 2, 1969, to Michael and Judy (Vontz) Ross. Brad graduated from Bartley High School in 1987. He then attended McCook Community College for a year...
Albert E. White (09/23/13)
Albert E. White April 1, 1924 - Sept.19, 2013 McCOOK, Nebraska -- Albert E. White, age 89, passed away Thursday, Sept. 19, 2013, at Good Samaritan Hospital in Kearney, Nebraska. Albert was born in Wolfeboro, New Hampshire on April 1, 1924, to parents Joseph W. and Rena V. (Bowering) White. He was one of nine children. Albert graduated from Brewster Academy in Wolfeboro and then went on to attend Dickerson College in Pennsylvania...
Lawrence L. Kentfield (09/23/13)
Lawrence L. Kentfield May 28, 1929 - Sept. 20, 2013 BEAVER CITY, Nebraska -- Lawrence L. Kentfield, 84, of Beaver City, died Friday (Sept. 20, 2013), at Cambridge Memorial Hospital, Cambridge, Nebraska. He was born on May 28, 1929, at Beaver City, to Erwin B. and Gertrude E. (Manley) Kentfield...
Don't wait to celebrate Heritage Days (09/23/13)
The Heritage Days Parade that begins at 10 a.m. Saturday is the traditional high point of the annual celebration, but don't wait until then to get involved. And don't think that only traditional activities, as fun as they will be, are the only things to do this week. There are at least a couple of unique events that you'll want to take in in addition to the usual food, entertainment and celebrations...
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