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Articles from the June 13, 2013 edition

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 By Cynthia Shroyer    News    June 13, 2013

New council members take oath in Burns

Monday night’s meeting of Burns Town Council started off with the swearing in of second-term mayor Judy Johnstone by town clerk Toni McNamar. Johnstone then proceeded to conduct the swearing in of... Full story

 
 By Submitted    Opinion    June 13, 2013

Letter to the editor

We are most appreciative of the Purple Heart article included in the May 30th Pine Bluffs Post. Our Son, Devin, is certainly worthy of the Medal. He took several direct hits in his role as EOD technician and displayed the courage that can be...

 

Strong pull of music and lyrics

Every once in awhile a song comes over the radio that simply blows your mind. So good is said song, that you scour the record stores, online or where ever else you get your music, just to find this...

 
 By Bill Sniffin    Opinion    June 13, 2013

Is this the future of family communication?

Communication may be even more vital among family members when you live in Wyoming, the lowest populated state in the country. But not every generation thinks of communication in the same way. Older...

 

Smocks to celebrate 50th anniversary

Friends and family of Don and Joyce Smock will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary at an open house in the Grover Park, Grover, Colo., from 2 to 5 p.m. on Saturday, June 22. Donald Smock and...

 

Evelyn Stephens

Evelyn Marie (Johnson) Stephens was born on a homestead near Dix, Neb., on February 24, 1917, to Lambert and Tensia (Bengtson) Johnson. The family moved to Wheatland in 1920. Evelyn graduated from Whe...

 

News Notes

Betty Nussbaum honored by Burns Masonic Lodge Longtime Burns resident Betty Nussbaum was honored as the “Citizen of the Year” by Burns Lodge No 41 A.F. & A.M. at an open house held June 1 at the Masonic Lodge in Burns. Betty was presented a plaq...

 

Police Report

Alarm 2 Ambulance 8 Animal Complaint 23 AOA Kimball County Sheriff 1 AOA Laramie County Sheriff 3 AOA Other 2 AOA WHP 3 Arrest-Warrant 1 Attempt to Locate 2 Civil Assist 4 Controlled Burn 16 Crash 6 Fire 1 Gas Drive off 1 Good Sam 3 Hit and Run 1...

 

School News

LCCC announces GED completers Laramie County Community College is proud to announce the 2012-2013 GED® completers, who completed their studies between May 2012 and May 2013. Those students who completed with distinction have a “*” by their...

 

Community Calendar

Friday, June 14 Senior Shape-Up This exercise program is designed to promote flexibility, muscle strength, coordination and general overall fitness. Takes place at the Pine Bluffs Fitness Center from...

 
 By Charlene Smith    News    June 13, 2013

Pine Bluffs council takes oath

The oath of office was read for the incumbents winning the recent election at the Pine Bluffs town council meeting Monday, June 3. Mayor Bill Shain, councilmen Alan Curtis and Mark Fornstrom accepted... Full story

 
 By Charlene Smith    News    June 13, 2013

Police department increases force

Pine Bluffs Police Department officially has three officers after Robert Armstrong was sworn in last Wednesday at the Pine Bluffs court room. Armstrong received the oath of office from Judge Moran...

 
 By Charlene Smith    News    June 13, 2013

New building not welcomed by neighbors

Albin resident Jim Sorensen expressed his dissatisfaction with the council approving a building permit for a shed in his neighborhood Thursday night at the Albin council meeting. Sorensen said his...

 

TeamMates Golf Scramble

On Saturday, June 29, TeamMates of Kimball will be sponsoring a four-person scramble at the Four Winds Golf Course in Kimball. Participating golfers will be furnished lunch at 12:30 p.m. and there...

 
 By Submitted    Sports    June 13, 2013

Area youth headed to National Junior High Finals Rodeo

Four area youth persevered through spring blizzards, getting up early before school and staying up late after to hone their skills, and the many miles of travel across Wyoming in their journey to qual...

 
 By Submitted    Sports    June 13, 2013

Jackson earns All-American trapshooting team position

Cole Jackson of Hillsdale has been selected to the 2013 sub-junior (ages 14 and under) All-American trapshooting team. The Amateur Trapshooting Association determines the teams. More than 100 years old, trapshooting is a competitive sport of...

 

Post play by play

State bowling winners The Wyoming state bowling tournament took place at the 2 Bar Bowl in Cheyenne recently. Bob McLees won the Senior Division age 70 to 74. John Melms won the Senior Division age 60 to 64. McLees and Melms will represent the state...

 
 By Charlene Smith    News    June 13, 2013

Commissioners consider the 'black letter of the law'

At their bi-monthly meeting June 4, the Laramie County Commissioners discussed adopting a bi-weekly pay schedule for all county employees including elected officials. County attorney Mark Voss...

 
 By Charlene Smith    News    June 13, 2013

Contract changes save dollars

After a quick vote by the trustees, board member Jeff Kirkbride took the helm at the Laramie County School District No. 2 board meeting Monday evening in Pine Bluffs due to the absence of chairwoman...

 
 By Charlene Smith    News    June 13, 2013

Four Neighbors pour out fun

Four Neighbors Day started early for some, as the Burns Volunteer Fire Department offered up a free pancake breakfast at their firehall Saturday morning. Shortly after 8 a.m., over 20 runners and walk...

 

Burns News

As usual, there is a lot happening at your library! Join us at the Burns Branch Library on Saturday, June 15, at 10 a.m. to watch a Superman movie. We will provide the popcorn and pop. Draw to win two passes to see the new Superman movie. Bring your...

 
 By Barb Cross    News    June 13, 2013

Banner News

Good morning to folks in Banner County and to our neighbors! Beautiful weather that we have been having, it has warmed right up. Nice rain we received this past Saturday but, it would have been a...

 

Albin News

The Albin Baptist Church hosted their vacation bible school this week. The hungry youngsters were well fed with Bible verses, songs, fun and of course food. Thanks to all the church members for...

 
 By Jamie Carpenter    News    June 13, 2013

Bushnell News

The village board will meet at 7 p.m. this Thursday, June 13. Family Night is Saturday, June 15. Bring a potluck dish to the community center to share with your neighbors. The Bushnell Community...

 
 By Carolyn Ragsdale    News    June 13, 2013

Hereford News

The Hereford Community Church held their annual yard sale, bake sale, and car wash last Saturday.  Because of the wind, everything was moved to the church basement. They would like to thank all...

 

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