Playing tennis and juggling the city budget
(Letter to the Editor ~ 08/27/05)
By DICK TRAIL McCook At the last City Council meeting Mr. School Board President, Greg Larson, asked the city to kick in $75,000, out of the city's new budget, to help refurbish and build new tennis courts. It was presented as a bargain as the project would cost multi-$100,000s, so by sharing in the cost, the public would have use of the courts except when the school had them reserved...
Relax; McCook is safe again
(Column ~ 08/27/05)
Thanks to the fine undercover work of the Nebraska Highway Patrol, McCook is once again a wonderful place to live and raise your kids. Those degenerate slot machine players have had their addictions impounded and those evil bar owners face stiff financial penalties and even the potential loss of their liquor licenses...
Strong words on strong writing skills
(Editorial ~ 08/27/05)
In these days of computers and cell phones, you might think the written word is becoming less important. You would be wrong. That's the message from Gene Budig, a 1957 McCook High School graduate who went on to be chancellor of the University of Kansas and president of baseball's American League...
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