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Articles from the May 23, 2013 edition

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 By Charlene Smith    News    May 23, 2013

Graduates' commence their journeys

On a windy spring day, 25 soon to be alumni of Pine Bluffs high stood over the future and their past as they readied themselves with their selected candle bearers. Some of the selected were too young...

 
 By Charlene Smith    News    May 23, 2013

Grateful graduates at Burns

Inside the Burns high library sat 31 expectant graduates with an individual they chose to escort them down the isle to their future. As they readied themselves for the crowded gym, some took the time...

 

John J. Curless

A funeral service for John J. “Jack” Curless, Sr., 90, was held Saturday, May 18, 2013, at 3:30 p.m. at the All Saints Episcopal Church in Wheatland, with Reverend Ray Grieb officiating. Interment followed the service in the Wheatland Cemetery...

 

News Notes

The Grover Marketplace in Grover, Colo., will open June 8 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the Grover city park by the water tower. The marketplace will also be open July 13, and Aug. 10. The marketplace will feature: handmade treasures, tasty treats,...

 

School News

Local students selected for Summer High School Institute at UW An opportunity to achieve intellectual and personal growth for 85 talented sophomores throughout the state will be presented in the 29th...

 

Birth Announcements

A baby girl was born to Courtney Steege and Jeff Skelton of Cheyenne. Natalie Marie Skelton was born Friday, May 10 at Cheyenne Regional Medical Center....

 

Engagement

Jim and Jenny Pratt of Pine Bluffs are pleased to announce the engagement and upcoming marriage of their daughter Megan Pratt to James Findlow of Basingstoke, England. Findlow is the the son of...

 

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...

 
 By Charlene Smith    News    May 23, 2013

Pal's changes hands; RV park gains building

David and Kara Acton of Burns asked the council to approve the transfer of the liquor license from Pal’s Pub to them Monday evening at the Pine Bluffs council meeting. The Actons have purchased the... Full story

 

Correction

In last weeks issue of the Pine Bluffs Post we had the wrong day in the Buster and Sylvia Childers’s 50th anniversary ad. The ad should have said Sunday, May 26th not Saturday we apologize for any...

 
 By Cynthia Shroyer    News    May 23, 2013

Crash landing

Late Wednesday morning, May 15, tones went out calling the Pine Bluffs Fire Department and ambulance crews and Laramie County Sheriff’s Department to the site of a plane crash 1.5 miles west of the...

 
 By Cynthia Shroyer    Sports    May 23, 2013

Burns girls win state, Wilcoxson takes first in four events

It was Burns High School’s year at the 2A state track and field meet, held last weekend in Casper. The Burns girls won the division with 98 points. Field event star Shana Wilcoxson finished her... Full story

 
 By Cynthia Shroyer    Sports    May 23, 2013

Pine Bluffs Hornets have tough time at state

The Pine Bluffs Hornets worked their way through a growing season in track this year. Hampered by weather and the lack of meets to compete in, both the boys and girls teams placed twelfth at the...

 
 By Charlene Smith    News    May 23, 2013

School board builds support

House Representative John Eklund, R-District 10, spoke to the Laramie County School Board No. 2 as they met last Monday evening about the information he had on the Pine Bluffs Elementary School being...

 

Bowling Results

Tuesday Mixed 1. Killer B’s 38 2. Spare Room 38 3. Beth’s Team 35 Women’s Highs Handicap game: Lorna Bruns 243 Handicap series: Lorna Bruns 686 Scratch game: Lorna Bruns 190 Scratch series: Lorna Bruns 527 Men’s Highs Handicap game: Keil...

 
 By Cynthia Shroyer    News    May 23, 2013

Community kitchen on tap in Burns

The Burns Town Council discussed construction of a community kitchen at the Burns-Plex at its May 13, meeting. Jessica Loyd brought the issue up as part of her plan to start a daycare center in the...

 
 By Charlene Smith    News    May 23, 2013

Senior center balances service and grant requirements

Pine Bluffs Senior Center director Angie Robertson discussed her plans to enhance the attraction of membership to those non-members using the services of the center at the monthly board meeting...

 
 By Jamie Carpenter    News    May 23, 2013

Bushnell News

The village board will hold a special meeting May 23, at noon to discuss the Nebraska Department of Roads ADA requirements, the possibility of spraying for pine beetles in the cemetery again this...

 
 By Barb Cross    News    May 23, 2013

Banner News

Good morning Banner County! If I remember correctly, May came in pretty much like a lion, looks like she may be going out like one too! We have been fortunate enough to have some rain now and then,...

 

Burns News

Please feel free to call, 547-2249; e-mail, burns@LCLSonline.org or just stop by with your news and information....

 
 By Charlene Smith    News    May 23, 2013

Memorial Day menu "serves" taste

Whether Memorial Day weekend finds you cleaning off the graves of loved ones, honoring our fallen military heroes, or possibly appreciating the great outdoors, the stomach will need to be remembered....

 

Albin News

With all this cool rain and warm days, we could be fooled into thinking our drought days are behind us. I just wish the rain would not help the dandelions and the sun would scorch them into green...

 

Looking Back

100 years ago Cheyenne, Wyo.,- When Henry Johnson, a ranchman residing near Bucknum, Wyo., hospitably invited Frank Connors and John Williston to come in and have dinner, he did not realize that the...

 

Learning HOW to live for God

We hear often in Christian circles people saying, “I just don’t know how to live for God. I don’t know what He wants.” We constantly wonder to ourselves and aloud just what the will of God is...

 
 By Mark Watson    News    May 23, 2013

No-till notes - Brown Revolution, part 4

No one really knows how far this Brown Revolution can take modern agriculture in this soil health initiative. The last time our soils were really in top soil health was before the prairies were...

 

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