Welcome back, old friend
(Column ~ 09/03/14)
Met an old friend this morning, one of my oldest friends in fact. I couldn't sleep because of a head cold so I decided to get up. Out our balcony window I saw Orion, the Hunter hanging high above the south eastern horizon. Haven't seen him since last May...
Trees hold special place in hearts of Nebraskans
(Editorial ~ 09/03/14)
Nebraska's new marketing slogan, "Visit Nebraska. Visit Nice" has met with some negative reviews, both from Nebraskans who prefer "The Good Life" and from Minnesotans who have long claimed "Minnesota Nice" as their own. But it is true that Nebraskans do tend to be nice, thanks to their neighborly heritage and to the simple fact that there just aren't that many of us, especially places that aren't Lincoln or Omaha...
St. Alban's plans social, ALS challenge
(Local News ~ 09/03/14)
McCOOK, Neb. -- The Brotherhood of St. Androw, affiliated with St. Alban's Episcopal Church, plans its annual ice cream social from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Sunday at the church, 108 West F in McCook. In conjunction with the event, the church plan an ALS Ice Bucket Challenge...
Marie Coffey to be honored for ministry
(Local News ~ 09/03/14)
McCOOK, Neb. -- The public is invited to a special service honoring the long-time music ministry of Marie Coffey, on Sunday, Sept. 14, at the 10:30 a.m. service at United Memorial Methodist Church in McCook. A pot-luck dinner will follow the service and the public is invited to bring memories of Coffey's 60-plus years of providing music to musicals and other theater performances in the area...
Splash for cash
(Community News ~ 09/03/14)
Manager Kevin Cox and employees of the KFC, Taco Bell and Pizza Hut accept the Ice Bucket Challenge Saturday, taking KFC up on an offer to donate an additional $100, up to $10,000, for each participant using a KFC Bucket for the ALS challenge. Members of the public can request a KFC bucket for the challenge and if the challenge is recorded and posted on KFC's Facebook or Twitter account, KFC will donate $100. Check out the video at http://youtu.be/RmMBDbB_cl0...
(Birthdays ~ 09/03/14)
85th birthday Raymond Haag of Bartley, Nebraska, will celebrate his 85th birthday Sept. 4. He was born at St. Catherine's Hospital in McCook to Leo and Bertha Haag. He has lived his entire life in Red Willow County with the exception of two years, when he served in the United States Army. ...
Freda Dee Marble
(Obituary ~ 09/03/14)
Freda Dee Marble Aug. 6, 1939 - Sept. 1, 2014 BEAVER CITY, Neb. -- Freda Dee Marble, 75, passed away Monday, Sept. 1, 2014 at her home in Oxford, Nebraska. She was born Aug. 6, 1939, in Oxford, Nebraska, to Cecil and Fayetta (Henry) Hall. She graduated from Oxford High School in 1957. ...
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