How do area schools rank entering '18-19?
(High School Sports ~ 08/03/18)
LINCOLN, Neb. — While high school football classes have realigned in Nebraska starting 2018-19, most other sports won’t change much as the new school year begins. A look at where area schools rank in classifications of all other sports. Volleyball Class B...
Larry George Graff
(Obituary ~ 08/03/18)
Larry George Graff March 2, 1943 - July 5, 2018 WINDSOR, Colo. — Larry George Graff, 75, of Windsor, passed away on July 5, 2018, after a courageous battle with cancer. Larry was born March 2, 1943, in McCook, Neb., to George and O'Linda (Kautz) Graff (now deceased) and had one sister, Barbara (also deceased.) He served in the U.S. ...
Victor Perkins Polston
(Obituary ~ 08/03/18)
Victor Perkins Polston Jan. 29, 1937 - Aug. 2, 2018 ARAPAHOE, Neb. — Victor Perkins Polston, 81, of Arapahoe, died on Thursday (Aug. 2, 2018), at Cambridge Memorial Hospital, Cambridge, Neb. He was born on Jan. 29, 1937 in Walteria, Calif., to James Sylvester and Gertrude (Heman) Polston. He married Shirley Ann Lostlen on Nov. 25, 1953, at Community Methodist Church in Walteria...
Fathead about to get his 'fools ball' fix
(Community Sports ~ 08/03/18)
My first football head injury likely occurred around age six, when many expect all those Rumblin’ Bumblin’ mental problems began. The massive pumpkin atop my shoulders was already full of valuable information from Star Trek re-runs and Price is Right. Who else already knew what organism meant thanks to the late great Leonard Mr. Spock Nimoy?...
Frost-y August starts to heat up
(College Sports ~ 08/03/18)
LINCOLN, Neb. About once a week, Tom Osborne will visit the football coaching offices on the north end of Memorial Stadium. The legendary former Nebraska coach will check on his former prized pupil, Scott Frost. Truth is, Frost would enjoy having Osborne around more often – and who wouldn’t value such a treasured resource? – but true to form, the retired 81-year-old doesn’t want to overstep his boundaries or become a nuisance...
38 years and 7 months later
(Local News ~ 08/03/18)
McCOOK, Neb. — After having walked probably millions of miles — "too many to figure" — McCook letter carrier Steve Post has retired after 38 years and 7 months with a certificate for "a career of commendable service." Post said he started as a carrier/clerk in the "old post office on Norris Avenue" in December of 1979. He was a letter carrier, clerk … he walked, he drove. "I did what was needed," he said, including unloading trucks at 2 in the morning...
- Gary Dean Malone (Obituary ~ 08/03/18)
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