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Articles from the August 22, 2013 edition

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 By Charlene Smith    News    August 22, 2013

It's good to touch the green, green grass of home

Mixed in the air along with the laughter and scent of grilled hamburgers was a feeling of hometown at the City Park grand opening Sunday afternoon. About 100 people enjoyed the festivities sponsored...

 

Measuring driving distances by the number of beers it takes to get there

Newcomers might find this hard to believe, but a common form of measurement a few decades ago, when it came to traveling Wyoming’s long distances, was: “How many beers does it take to get...

 

Letter to the editor

Dear Editor, The August 15 issue of the Pine Bluffs Post contained an article on the school board meeting of August 12 in Burns. In that article, the writer stated that the conversation regarding the...

 

Thought for the week

Success is the doing, not the getting; in the trying, not the triumph. Success is a personal standard, reaching for the highest that is in us, becoming all that we can be. If we do our best, we are a...

 

Correction

In last weeks edition the article titled, “County Commissioners give go-ahead to new clinic” had an error. The Cheyenne Regional Medical Center is committing $50,000 and Cheyenne Regional Medical...

 

Irene K. Hones

Irene K. Hones, 90, life-long resident of Cheyenne was carried to heaven in the arms of the angels on Aug.7, 2013. She was born Sept. 28, 1922, to James and Elizabeth (O’Leary) Finnerty. After graduating from St. Mary’s High School in 1940,...

 

Joel Lee "Jodi" Howton

Joel Lee “Jodi” Howton, 63, of Gering, died Sunday, Aug. 18, 2013. in her home. Jodi was born April 19, 1950, in Pine Bluffs, to Howard and Bernice Floy. She graduated from Sheridan High School....

 
 By Charlene Smith    News    August 22, 2013

Out with the old ... in with the new

Thanks to Cheyenne Light Fuel and Power, the Pine Bluffs Senior Center members and friends will be walking on new carpet purchased and installed by Kaiser Corp Floor Covering & Tile Company. “I was...

 

Birth Announcements

Teya and Christopher Roedocker are pleased to announce the birth of their son, Grant Adrian Roedocker, on July 28, 2013 at 9:45 a.m. at Cheyenne Regional Medical Center....

 

News Notes

Basic pistol course offered Pine Bluffs Sportsman’s Club will sponsor an NRA Basic Pistol Shooting Course on Sept. 21, from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Pine Bluffs Shooting Range, Muddy Creek Road. There will be male and female instructors. Ladies and...

 

Marquardts celebrate 60th anniversary

John Marquardt and Roberta Johnson were married Aug. 30, 1953, at the Pine Bluffs United Methodist Church. They celebrated their 60 years of marriage during Trail Days when their entire family was in...

 

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...

 
 By Charlene Smith    News    August 22, 2013

Pine Bluffs council dispatches verbal commitment

Laramie County Combined Communications director Glen Crumpton spoke at the Pine Bluffs council Monday evening about the possible Memorandum of Understanding between Pine Bluffs and the center to... Full story

 

Celebrating Bushnell

The village of Bushnell was the place to be Saturday as residents and visitors celebrated Bushnell day with a parade, vendors, food, fun, music from the Green Valley Homesteaders and the installation...

 
 By Charlene Smith    News    August 22, 2013

What you can't eat won't kill you

Have you ever been “advised” or scolded about eating or drinking something you “shouldn’t?” Until a week ago, I was as free and willing with my intake of food as a dam door opening up after...

 

Bushnell News

Thanks to everyone who came to our Bushnell Day celebration this year! Also, a big thank you to our volunteers, to the Calvary United Methodist Church for putting on a wonderful lunch and pie social,...

 
 By Barb Cross    News    August 22, 2013

Banner News

Good morning Banner County! Hooray, school has started once again and 2013-2114 is off to a grand start. Buses were seen all over the county as excited students, teachers, and parents awaited their...

 

Hereford News

For the special this week at the Hereford Community Church Karel Smock read “So God Made A Farmer.”  Pastor Opdycke gave a brief report on her trip to Ohio. Then Ashley Turner gave a slide...

 
 By Charlene Smith    News    August 22, 2013

Diggin' into some history

Mix together some ice cream with all the toppings, a Percheron horse named Mick with a trailer, and the Texas Trail Museum, you get an enjoyable end to the Laramie County Library summer reading...

 
 By Submitted    Sports    August 22, 2013

Matthews prevails against all adversaries

Cheyenne Matthews was not just racing against the top women’s class contenders last Sunday, she was also pitted against Mother Nature. The latest race day, held at the Archer Complex in Cheyenne,...

 

Looking Back

100 years ago Everybody is eating roasting ears. There is good money in hogs and every farmer should have a few. Albin Anderson says he has the best crops in his neighborhood, and from the looks of...

 
 By Mark Watson    News    August 22, 2013

No Till Notes - cover crops, part 4

I’ve been writing about my limited experience with cover crops grazed for forage and planted back to a cash crop. It may be in today’s modern production agriculture we need to adopt the same... Full story

 

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