No charges planned in death, neglect of cattle
(Local News ~ 04/02/08)
Red Willow County will not press charges against the Indianola-area farmer-rancher who starved to death 111 cattle and fed and watered poorly 143 others. A statement released this morning by Sheriff Gene Mahon and County Attorney Paul Wood indicates that the farmer-rancher sold the live cattle and disposed of the dead cattle, "in exchange for no criminal prosecution."...
Grand Island State Fair is a great idea
(Editorial ~ 04/02/08)
The plan to move the State Fair from Lincoln to Grand Island is a win-win situation for the University of Nebraska and Grand Island -- plus an especially big win for outstate Nebraska. The problem is relatively simple; the property is much more valuable to the University of Nebraska for its research park than it is for the relatively limited use as State Fair Park...
Running to or running from?
(Column ~ 04/02/08)
When I was very young, we lived in Mesquite, Texas. Mom was understandably overwhelmed with three children under the age of 4, far from home and help since she and Dad had struck out on their own, leaving the home folks behind in Iowa. I don't know what drew them south, probably Dad's health, which was precarious from birth. ...
Naomi L. Carter
(Obituary ~ 04/02/08)
Dec. 28, 1921 - April 1, 2008 JENNINGS, Kan. -- Naomi L. Carter, 86, died Tuesday (April 1, 2008) at Cedar Living Center in Oberlin. She was born Dec. 28, 1921, at Plainville, Kan., to the Rev. Arthur and Laura (Lewis) Carlton. She grew up in Beloit, Norton and Goodland, Kan. She graduated from Goodland High School. She attended Fort Hays State University and graduated with a Bachelor of Science in education...
Records tumble at DCSHS Invitational
(High School Sports ~ 04/02/08)
BENKELMAN -- Blair Dixon of Wauneta-Palisade and Layne McConville of Southwest rewrote the record books at the Dundy County-Stratton Invitational Track and Field meet Tuesday in Benkelman.
Jesse L. Carbaugh
(Obituary ~ 04/02/08)
Jan. 8, 1920 - March 31, 2008 COZAD -- Jesse L. Carbaugh, 88, formerly of Elwood, died Monday (March 31, 2008) at Tri-County Hospital in Lexington. He was born Jan. 8, 1920, in Gosper County to Johnnie and Daisy (Morgan) Carbaugh. He attended rural Gosper County schools before attending Elwood High school and graduated in 1939. He continued his education at the University of Nebraska at Lincoln and later graduated from Lincoln School of Commerce...
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