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  • Hornets rout Tigers at home, 40-7

    Jimmie Earls, Pine Bluffs Post Editor|Sep 8, 2016

    Bigger doesn't always mean better and the Pine Bluffs Hornets proved that last Friday night at home hosting the Mitchell Tigers from neighboring Nebraska. The Hornets put the hurt on the Tigers early and never looked back, cruising to a 40-7 victory to start the season. "Friday night was a good night for the kids," said head coach Will Gray. "Mitchell was much bigger than us and is a very good football team. The kids competed and were physical on both sides of the ball." Pine got on the board...

  • If you meet a living legend, you better get to know him

    Bill Sniffin|Sep 8, 2016

    An old grizzled editor told me 50 years ago that during my career I should always to be on the lookout for real life heroes. “If you are lucky, you might get to know at least one in your life. If so, spend time with them. You will never regret it,” I was told. During my 46 years in Wyoming, I have known many great men and women around the state who achieved national and international stature. Here in my hometown, despite being a small town full of big characters, two men stand tall as I loo...

  • Our View

    Sep 8, 2016

    Beginning with the Oct. 6, 2016, paper, the Pine Bluffs Post will no longer be printed as a tab format newspaper. It will, instead, be printed in the traditional broadsheet style. What does this mean? Your paper will be much longer and more narrow than the pages you are currently used to. The reason for this change is because our printer is switching to a narrow sheet that would make the tab format look too small. We at The Pine Bluffs Post are excited for the change. While we have loved our format, we have been limited by it, too. The change...

  • Letter to the Editor

    Sep 8, 2016

    I am very thankful to reside in the small town of Pine Bluffs, Wyoming. The terrible hail storm in July was like the destruction of a Tornado with a million baseball bats. Our community plus the National Guard worked non stop to help clean up this peaceful town as quickly as possible. Neighbors helping neighbors along with youth groups that volunteered to help the elderly. Even some residents with snow plows helped clear a path through the banks of hail so street access was available to everyone and tons of water could flow more freely. Thanks...

  • Letter to the Editor

    Sep 8, 2016

    Pine Bluffs Coaching Staff, Your job as a coach is to help young men grow as individuals so that they can become better members of society. They are not there to boost your ego. As a coach, I’m sure you talk a lot to your players about respect. Is it respectful to another team, which is also made up of young impressionable men, to play the way you did? By keeping your starters in a game when the outcome is clearly in your favor shows a complete lack of class. Great educators do not teach in this manner. When other teams warn of the poor s...

  • Paul Dean Murdoch

    Sep 8, 2016

    Paul Dean Murdoch, 86, of Cheyenne, Wyoming, formerly of Carpenter, Wyoming, went home to be with the Lord on Tuesday, August 30, 2016, at the Davis Hospice Center. Paul was born May 21, 1930, in Elwood, Nebraska, a son of the late Charlie B. and Iva M. (tenBensel) Murdoch. Paul was drafted in the United States Army and served during the Korean War. Following his honorable discharge, he married Ardyce G. Soneson on January 4, 1959. The following year, the couple moved from the family farm in... Full story

  • Lady Broncs still reaching for wins

    Jimmie Earls, Pine Bluffs Post Editor|Sep 8, 2016

    September hasn't been kind to the Burns volleyball team. On Sept. 1, they lost 3-1 to Lingle (25-10, 25-13, 24-26, 25-17) and then the following day, they were swept by the Pine Bluffs Lady Hornets 3-0 (25-22, 25-22, 25-18). Individual stats for the Lingle match were: Shae Halls- 5 aces, 5 digs Isa Sanchez - 4 kills, 4 assists, 6 digs Ariana Cudney- 3 kills Katie Norris- 3 kills, 5 digs Madisyn Mirich- 2 kills Willow Martin- 3 kills, 7 assists, 8 digs Malli O'Neal- 11 digs Kylie Trembath- 6...

  • Hereford News

    Carolyn Ragsdale|Sep 8, 2016

    Some people from the 55 And Up Club traveled to Nunn, Colo. on Saturday, September 3, to visit the Nunn Museum. They found the museum very interesting with many items on display. Those attending were Leonard and Shirley Wiggin, Denny and Kathy Zitek, Bob Dunn, Marianna Rohn, Lola Nussbaum, Karel Smock and Carolyn Ragsdale. This week at the Hereford Community Church Karel Smock was celebrating her birthday. For the special Carolyn Ragsdale read about Getting Older. For the sermon topic Pastor...

  • How to use your smartphone to save time and money this back-to-school season

    StatePoint Media|Sep 8, 2016

    (StatePoint) Back-to-school season means more errands, more chores and more scheduled activities. It also means a dent in your wallet. But you can recapture some of your free time and save some money along the way by turning your smartphone or tablet into command central. Here are some smart smartphone strategies for families as they head back to school. - Say cheese: Be sure to capture all those toothy grins on camera! It doesn't take much effort to go beyond posting your first day of school...

  • Cross country results from Gering Invite

    Jimmie Earls, Pine Bluffs Post Editor|Sep 8, 2016

    The Pine Bluffs/Burns cross country team competed Sept. 2 in Gering, Neb. Here is a breakdown of how each participant finished. Girls Athlete Place Results 5,000 Meter Run 24:49.75 SB Brittani Wilson 14th JV Girls 24:56.02 SB Kelsey Faircloth 61st Varsity Girls 25:01.08 SB Emily Keiter 62nd Varsity Girls 26:46.22 SB Grace Keiter 80th Varsity Girls 27:00.94 SB Hallie Christofferson 81st Varsity Girls 27:05.27 SB Kristen Lounsboury 32nd JV Girls 27:09.69 Sarah Love 83rd Varsity Girls 27:25.91 SB Meghan Murphy 84th Varsity Girls 27:26.24 SB...

  • Delta Club hangs barn quilt

    Submitted|Sep 8, 2016

    The Delta Club met at the Palm's metal outbuilding on Thursday August 18th, 2016. Hostess was Joy Barnes. In attendance were Pat Palm, Vernita Anderson, Marcel Harrell, Elaine Whitley, Dorothy Seymour and Martha Cannon showed up late. We spent the morning painting a 8X8 quilt block to be hung on the side of the Quonset. Ladies returned numerous times to work on this project. Hours and hours later with the help of Pat's husband Chuck, their hired man Randy and numerous neighbors, the block was...

  • Looking Back

    Sep 8, 2016

    1 Years Ago September 7, 1916 CONSTIPATION THE FATHER OF MANY ILLS Of the numerous ills that affect humanity a large share start with constipation. Keep your bowels regular and they may may be avoided. When a laxative is needed take Chemberlain’s tablets. They not only move the bowels but improve the appetite and strengthen the digestion. Obtainable everywhere. RID YOUR CHILD OF WORMS Thousands of children have worms that sap their vitality and make them listless and irritable. Kickapoo Worm Killer kills and removes the worms and has a t...

  • More people fishing in Wyoming

    Wyoming Game and Fish Dept|Sep 8, 2016

    More people are buying fishing licenses in Wyoming according to recent Wyoming Game and Fish Department data. The increase of 6% in sales last year represents a growing interest in fishing as well as further budget stabilization for Game and Fish. The steady increase in license sales reflects a total of over $7 million of annual sales in 2015. Sales of all types of fishing licenses increased in 2015, with the biggest increases in nonresident license buyers. Resident license sales also...

  • New rules on scouting for game animals with aircraft

    Wyoming Game and Fish Dept|Sep 8, 2016

    With the evenings getting cooler in Wyoming, many hunters are turning their attention to scouting for the fall hunting seasons. The Wyoming Game and Fish Department is reminding hunters that it is illegal to use aircraft to do their scouting or aid in taking game animals from August 1-January 31. Previously, hunters were only required to wait for a 24-hour period before hunting game animals that had been located with an aircraft. The current regulation, revised earlier this year as a result of considerable public input, now reads: No person...

  • What to know about your gut health

    StatePoint Media|Sep 8, 2016

    (StatePoint) Your gut health affects more than just how your stomach feels. Recent scientific breakthroughs have uncovered links between the state of the gut microbiome and a range of human health issues such as obesity, diabetes, gastrointestinal disease, cardiovascular disease, immune system disorders, asthma and even cancer and its treatment. Experts say that understanding the gut microbiome may change how these diseases are diagnosed and treated. Additionally, specific microbes have been...

  • What to keep in mind when updating home flooring

    StatePoint Media|Sep 8, 2016

    (StatePoint) Updating your home flooring? From durability to style to color, there are many things to consider -- and you'll want to be sure these elements match your family's lifestyle. Here are five great questions to ask yourself before you begin the remodel process. - How do you want the space to feel? Do you want the room to feel calming, fun, classic, dramatic or rustic? When you start to play with adjectives, you may realize you already have a direction in mind. For a calm look, choose a...

  • Make homeownership affordable for your family

    StatePoint Media|Sep 8, 2016

    (StatePoint) If homeownership feels like it’s beyond your reach, don’t throw in the towel just yet on the American dream. In the face of an ever-widening housing affordability gap, there are options you may not have considered, say experts. “Manufactured homes are commonly available at lower monthly payments than what it costs to rent, providing an affordable path to homeownership for millions of Americans,” says Richard Jennison, president and CEO of the Manufactured Housing Institute (MHI). Indeed, nationwide, there are 8.6 million manufactur...