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Clifford Jeffrey Wise A Veteran's Story

Clifford Jeffrey "CJ" Wise was born in Cheyenne, Wyoming in 1979, but spent all of his young years in Pine Bluffs, Wyoming. The son of John and Diane Wise, CJ followed in his dad's boots and joined...

 
 By Penny Merryfield    News    July 26, 2018

Andrew John Bremer A Veteran's Story

Coming from a six generation military family, and a third generation United States Navy family, Andrew John Bremer was destined to follow in a uniform. Bremer was born in Hemingford, Nebraska in...

 
 By Penny Merryfield    News    July 19, 2018

Honoring our Veterans-Honor Guard

Honoring our military veterans is done in many ways, and shown in many different forms. Flags, ribbons, patches and stickers display a form of thank you, pride in and a legion to our veterans. Yet...

 
 By Penny Merryfield    News    July 12, 2018

Farmers Markets still going strong

Growing our own food, raising our own meat animals and poulty has been around for hundreds of years. The general population relies on the farmers and ranchers to supply the food we eat. With this...

 
 By Penny Merryfield    News    July 12, 2018

Honoring our Veterans

Honoring our military veterans is done in many ways, and shown in many different forms. Flags, ribbons, patches and stickers display a form of thank you, pride in and a legion to our veterans. This...

 

Zitek brothers take First Place in their division at the Panhandle Junior Golf Tour

Tristen and Tayten Zitek love sports. Particularly bowling and golf. These local Pine Bluffs boys have competed throughout the panhandle area and even ventured to shows and expos to learn more about...

 
 By Penny Merryfield    News    July 5, 2018

Nina Radcliffe A Veteran's Story

Born into a military family, Nina Radcliffe was bound to be in the military. She was born in 1980 at Francis E. Warren Air Force Base, Cheyenne, Wyoming. Although she was born to Chuck Radcliffe, reti...

 
 By Penny Merryfield    News    June 28, 2018

Georgia Smith A Veteran's Story

Born in 1963, in the state of Utah, Georgia Smith nee Grover experienced lots of travel across the Unitied States until landing in Pine Bluffs, Wyoming. Smith moved to California as a child and...

 
 By Penny Merryfield    News    June 21, 2018

4-H, Cowboys and steers- a family tradition

4-H is a household word in Jim McGinnis house in Bushnell, Nebraska. "For as long as I can remember, I was a member in 4-H." said Jim McGinnis. "My grandpa, and numerous uncles were all in 4-H so it...

 
 By Penny Merryfield    News    June 21, 2018

Soldier and PTSD

June is National PTSD Awareness month and while it is not always military related, many of our Veterans suffer from it. According to Military.com: 'Post-traumatic Stress Disorder can occur following a life-threatening event like military combat,...

 
 By Penny Merryfield    News    June 14, 2018

Father Soldier A Daughter's Story

You watch him come down the hall, his uniform all intact, neat and sharp. He pats you on the head or gives you a playful swat on the backside, before he heads over to mom, to say goodbye. Sometimes,...

 
 By Penny Merryfield    News    June 7, 2018

Noah Thomas A Veteran's Story

Noah Thomas was born in Colorado in March of 1981 and raised in the country by a strong mother and father. His father was a former Army Sergeant who retired as a Chief Master Sergeant in the Air...

 
 By Penny Merryfield    News    May 24, 2018

An Unknown Soldier A Veteran's Story

My service goes back, way back to the Battle of Bunker Hill. I was in the (Continental)Army (formed June 14, 1775) with a rank of field officer and my rank could be seen on my hat with a pink or red cockade. I was a captain. Serving under General...

 
 By Penny Merryfield    News    May 17, 2018

James A. Merryfield II A Veteran's Story

James Merryfield "Jim" was born in Souix City, Iowa on August 8 1958. His father was an insurance salesman so they traveled a bit while he was young. Merryfield ended up in the bay area of...

 
 By Penny Merryfield    News    May 10, 2018

Beverly J. Webb A Veteran's Story

Getting an education while seeing the world was the dream of high school graduate Beverly Jean Webb. Webb had experienced moving and traveling at a young age. She was born in Los Angeles, California...

 
 By Penny Merryfield    News    May 3, 2018

David J. Parshall A Veteran's Story

David J. Parshall entered the world on June 9, 1956 in Denver, Colorado. He would grow up in the area and stay there attending Air Academy High School through his junior year. His family would move...

 
 By Penny Merryfield    News    May 3, 2018

Pack 109 Takes Pack of the Year

It has been nearly a year for the re-established Pine Bluffs Cub Scout Pack 109 to be up and running. The newly reformed pack started out with approximately 12 members and have grown to 15 members...

 

Denton R. Dudrey A Veteran's Story

Denton "Den" R. Dudrey, is a Wyoming native, born and raised, with a strong family history in the military. He was born in Sheridan, and lived all of his childhood years there until graduating from Sh...

 

National Small Business Week

Small businesses are not just your mom and pop stores, cafes, service stations of the past. There are the meat and potatoes of every small town across American. In our town and surrounding communities, we have many business, old and new that are...

 

Kevin F. Borquez A Veteran's Story

Kevin F. Borquez takes pride in his family heritage...as well as his family's military background. It is with this deep respect for his dad, his uncles, and cousins and their time in the military...

 

Jeffrey C. Stottlemyer A Veteran's Story

Traveling was not a new concept to Jeffrey Clay Stottlemyer. Born in Hampton, Iowa in November of 1965. He is the son of a minister, and his father's work took him many places in his young life. The...

 

Burns/Carpenter Taco Bingo

Annually, every April, the Burns/Carpenter elementary schools hold a bingo as a major fund raiser for the schools. This was the 31st year, and the turn out from the public, parents and friends came...

 
 By Penny Merryfield    News    April 5, 2018

Frank V. Perez A Veteran's Story

Frank V. Perez is a native to Eastern Wyoming. He was born in Albin on August 3, 1944. "My birth fame is that Doc Morris drove all the way out to our house just to deliver me!" stated Perez. Perez gre...

 

Melvin E. Waterman A Veteran's Story

Melvin E. Waterman was born December 24, 1945 in Stronghurst, Illinois. He is one of ten children. Of the six boys, he is the only one to have served in the U. S. Navy. Two brothers, however, have...

 

Frank Smith Bowls Perfect 300

Achieving the perfect game is thrilling, and intense at the same time. This was true for Frank Smith of Pine Bluffs recently. Smith who bowls on the Tuesday Men's league at Pine Bowl on the team...

 

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