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Articles from the September 29, 2016 edition

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  • Cowbelles corral fourth-graders for Ag Expo

    Submitted|Sep 29, 2016

    The Laramie County Cowbelles hosted their annual Ag Expo September 13 and 14 with over 1,000 fourth-graders from Laramie County in attendance at the Archer Complex in Cheyenne. With booths ranging from water conservation to honey bees to learning to rope, the fourth-graders learned about a wide range of agriculture. They also learned about milking cows, stages of wheat from seed to flour, animal byproducts and the amount of sugar in various foods. Also included was an animal exhibit where the...

  • Economy taking its toll on businesses that have long been state landmarks

    Bill Sniffin|Sep 29, 2016

    Owning and taking care of horses is obviously one of the great joys for a lot of Wyoming people. To me, I like to ride them, but have never had the urge to own one. Imagine my surprise back in the 1970s, when one of my former business partners (and my boss) Bruce Kennedy asked me to spend a week at his Greybull house, looking after his property and mainly, babysitting his prize horses. I also helped to manage our newspapers in Greybull and Cody, but most of my memories are about taking care of...

  • New alert system to help Southeast Wyoming families find missing seniors with Alzheimer's

    Submitted|Sep 29, 2016

    One of the worst scenarios for families caring for someone living with Alzheimer’s disease is a loved one wandering or getting lost. It causes immediate panic and concern, and unfortunately happens all too often. In fact, nearly 50 percent of some of these family members have experienced a loved one with Alzheimer’s wandering or getting lost, according to a new survey conducted by Home Instead, Inc., franchisor of the Home Instead Senior Care® network. Of those, nearly one in five called the police for assistance. To help families keep their lo...

  • Community Calendar

    Sep 29, 2016

    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 which may be included in the calendar are church events, club meetings, and school events. If your club will not be meeting or has a change, please contact us so we can update the calendar with the correct information as soon as possible. Items should be received on Monday at 5 p.m., one week prior to...

  • Broncs fall at home; Hornets blanked on the road

    Jimmie Earls, Pine Bluffs Post Editor|Sep 29, 2016

    It was a tough Friday for area high school footballers as both Burns and Pine Bluffs lost to undefeated teams. Pine Bluffs vs. Upton-Sundance The #3 Hornets were on the road to Upton-Sundance to face the #1 undefeated Bobcats. Pine Bluffs went in with a 3-0 record, averaging 50 points per game while holding their opponents to just under 2.5 ppg. But the Bobcats proved to much, sending the Hornets home with a 39-0 loss, their first defeat of the season. "At times we played physical and did our...

  • Local volleyball is in high gear

    Jimmie Earls, Pine Bluffs Post Editor|Sep 29, 2016

    The Pine Bluffs Lady Hornets suffered a couple setbacks with back-to-back losses to Kimball and Southeast on Sept. 15 and 16. "It was a tough week of competition however our hardest opponent was ourselves," said coach Lisa Gilbert. "Our unforced errors killed us at crucial times. I did see a lot of good things happening.We will focus more on pressure situations in practice to help cut down on unforced errors." Stat Leaders Kammie Ragsdale-31 kills, 1 stuff block, 9 digs Kayla Thurin-20 kills, 9...

  • Looking Back

    Sep 29, 2016

    1 Years Ago September 28, 2016 EGBERT HAPPENINGS Miss Lena Hesse was visiting at the Farnsworth home Saturday. Mrs. Genevieve Harper departed for her new home at Polk Ned. Sunday evening. Egbert ball team is glad to announce that it gloriously defeated the Bluffs Sunday. Dr. C.Y. Beard and wife and A. M. Arbogast were visiting the Sutton family Sunday afternoon. The latter if from Thornwood W. Va. And is an old time friend of the Suttons. LOCAL AND PERSONAL Just received at the milliner store a new line of outing gowns and under shirts. Call...

  • Banner County News

    Barb Cross|Sep 29, 2016

    Good morning to you all! It is now officially fall, although mother nature has been telling us that for quite some time. This past weekend was pretty nice and would have been perfect if not for the wind. I am assuming that Farmer’s Day in Kimball was well-attended. We only made it to the demolition derby and if judging by the amount of people there, it was great. The stands at the fairgrounds were packed. All of the stands. We had another commitment at 5 p.m. so we left a little bit early. At t...

  • Hereford News

    Carolyn Ragsdale|Sep 29, 2016

    The 55 And Up Club will hold their monthly potluck luncheon on Friday, October 14, at 12 noon at the Friendship Alliance North Church in Grover. Everyone 55 and over are welcome to attend. Come and join in the fun with your friends and family. There will be a door prize! Cynthia Shaler will be giving a presentation on her trip to China. This week at the Hereford Community Church Thomas Reifschneider was celebrating his birthday. For the special Steve Hauer sang “You Will Always Be A Child In M...

  • Albin News

    Charlene Smith|Sep 29, 2016

    If you have lived with any blessings at all, you have experienced a few of those fall days that seem to be gems sparkling in the fabric of the blanket of cold weather. Those days when the blue of the sky only pales in beauty to the last fresh green of the leaves before they change to the golden brown and bright orange of sleep. And the tall northern pines seem to stretch their needles to the sky and blend their evergreen with the late year bright blue. Take a walk on one of those days and every...

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