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Work on historic PBHS honored

Representing members of the class of 1966, Leola Brown, left, Janice Woodhouse, and Linda Talkington, recently surprised their former high school classmate, Jack Hockersmith, right, at a meeting of... Full story

 

City Park Project moves forward

At their bi-monthly meeting Monday evening, the Pine Bluffs council took another step closer to starting the working on City Park. Engineer Scott Larsen presented the council with the contract for...

 

Where has common decency gone?

I have to wonder what has happened, in this day and age, to drive the common decencies and respect that our parents taught us, away. It seems to be commonplace now to go to a grocery store and cut...

 
 By Submitted    Opinion    February 7, 2013

Letter to the editor

Do you love your dogs? A lot of people do. Many of you probably care for your animals as extended members of your families. As such you don't want anything bad to happen to them and will take them to the vet if they need special care. My wife and I...

 

Conspiracy in delays

Statistics showed that San Francisco would win the 47th Super Bowl. I told my youngest son, as soon as the flip of the coin, you can listen to the commentators dispensing statistics. “The winner of... Full story

 

Frances R. Holgerson

Frances R. Holgerson, 97, of Albin passed away Jan. 25, 2013, at Life Care Center in Cheyenne. She was born Nov. 14, 1915, at the family homestead in Albin. Mrs. Holgerson was a farm wife and mother....

 

Elmer W. Keslar

Elmer W. Keslar, 95, of Cheyenne died Feb. 2, 2013, at Kindred Transitional Care in Cheyenne. Mr. Keslar was born Oct. 17, 1917, in Hillsdale, the son of Elias and Miriam (Bundy) Keslar. Elmer was a...

 

School News

Burns Junior Senior High School Honor Roll Second quarter honor roll Student of the quarter was senior Michelle Johnson. All A’s Seventh grade - Reese Burnett Eighth grade - Kelsey Faircloth, Meghan Murphy, Morgan Griess, Katie Norris, Mallory Icke...

 

Community Calendar

Items for possible inclusion in the weekly community calendar should be typewritten or legibly printed. All submissions should include the name and daytime telephone number of the person submitting the information in case questions arise. Items... Full story

 

Oakes resigns from Burns council

Burns Town Council member Phil Oakes submitted his resignation from council Monday, Jan. 28, citing work demands in the coming year will preclude his attendance at council meetings. This is Oakes seco...

 
 By Submitted    News    February 7, 2013

Kimball Hospital Foundation Bowling Tournament set

The signup period is under way for the Kimball Hospital Foundation’s 17th Annual Bowling Tournament, set to begin Friday, Feb. 15, at the Kim Bowl. Up to $1,000 in prize money is up for grabs for bowling a perfect game in the 9-pin no-tap tournamen...

 

Romsa double-doubles in Burns Bronc wins

Travis Romsa led the charge Friday and Saturday as he aided the Burns Broncs to victory over Southeast and Potter-Dix. Romsa put 16 points on the board for the Broncs on Friday in the team’s 52-29... Full story

 

Coyotes top Peetz

A win over Peetz on Saturday left the Pawnee Coyotes with one proud coach after a loss to Fleming the night before. Friday’s score was hard-fought 69-55 loss. On Saturday, the Coyotes played their...

 

Hornets bring home win over Panthers

The Pine Bluffs Hornets headed over the summit Friday for a game against the Saratoga Panthers and came home with a 59-51 victory. On Saturday, they found themselves on the road again, this time...

 

Lady Hornets earn two ‘V’s

The Pine Bluffs Lady Hornets took to the road last weekend, first heading west to Saratoga, then west to Leyton. The travel time was well worth their efforts, as they brought home two victories. On...

 

Burns Lady Broncs drop conference game to Southeast

The Burns Lady Broncs dropped a tough conference game to Southeast Friday, before going head-to-head Saturday with non-conference foe Potter-Dix and a decisive victory. Both games were played on the...

 

Lady Coyotes suffer first loss, sit at 11-1

Pawnee Lady Coyotes traveled to Sterling to play against Fleming at NJC in a league game Friday, lost 38-48. On Saturday, the Pawnee traveled to Peetz for another league game against the Bulldogs and...

 

Bowling Results

Monday Women 1. Pine Bowl 85 2. Texas Trail Market 68.5 3. Conoco 67 Highs Handicap game: Amanda Mullins 268 Handicap series: Amy Zitek 654 Scratch game: Amanda Mullins 235 Scratch series: Jesi Zitek 581 Tuesday Mixed 1. Beth’s Team 12 2. Killer...

 

Hereford News

At the Hereford Community Church this week Leonard Wiggin read a story called “Options.” The sermon topic was “Human Nature.” We are all born with a sin nature. Jesus came as a human to shed...

 

Albin News

All is quiet on the home front. Snow seems to fall almost every night making the town look like a ski resort. Many houses have for sale signs up and we still have our lonely little Country Hair...

 
 By Barb Cross    News    February 7, 2013

Banner News

Who believes that underground chipmunk Punxsutawney Phil anyway? Little snow here this past week and looking like warmer weather for at least a few days. Rain would be nice. This past weekend I had a...

 

Bushnell News

The Bushnell Lions Club is having a pancake feed Saturday, Feb. 9. Stop in from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. or 5 to 7 p.m. for orange juice, pancakes, and sausage. $5 for adults, children 5 and under are free....

 
 By Submitted    News    February 7, 2013

LCCC honor rolls and graduates announced

Laramie County Community College is proud to announce those students earning a place on the president’s and vice president’s honor rolls and graduates list for the fall semester of the 2012 academic school year. Students earning president’s...

 

Looking Back

100 years ago Geo. Cook. (sic) purchased a fine big stallion one day last week. He may well feel proud of his purchase. Frank Paulin has dug a well and erected a windmill over it in the past week....

 

All you need is (God’s) love

I asked a friend what I should do my column on this week. Immediately the answer came — love. I groaned. Love? Really? Then the reminder that Valentines Day is rapidly approaching making the topic...

 

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