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Articles from the December 11, 2014 edition

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 By Allie Hurley    News    December 11, 2014

Project Giving inspires elementary school

A simple act of kindness goes a long way for students at Burns Elementary School who have been working on Project Giving. The elementary students are reading "The Giving Tree" by Shel Silverstein....

 
 By Dawn Graves    News    December 11, 2014

Two key employees resign from Laramie County School District 2

Two administrators within Laramie County School District 2 gave notices of intent to leave their positions at Monday night’s school board meeting in Carpenter. Brent Bacon, Director of Special Services within Laramie County School District 2 gave...

 

Books, jerky, pottery and other ideas for Wyoming-oriented Christmas gifts

Retiring Secretary of State Max Maxfield thinks copies of the new Wyoming commemorative coin would make a great Christmas gift. Wyoming celebrates its 125th anniversary next year and the coin will be...

 
 By Submitted    News    December 11, 2014

Pine Bluffs High School gives back to the community with 'Buddy Bucks'

It is the holiday season again, and that means that many families will go without presents under their Christmas trees. The Pine Bluffs Junior/Senior High School Student Council has decided that this cannot happen in our small community. The Student...

 

Community Calendar

Thursday, Dec. 11, 2014 Pine Bluffs Elementary Christmas Program 6:30-7:30 p.m. Carpenter Elementary Christmas Concert 6:30-7:30 p.m.  Friday, Dec. 12, 2014 Early Release High School Basketball Pine Bluffs vs. Burns Winter Classic at Burns Cheyenne...

 
 By Allie Hurley    News    December 11, 2014

Town Council approves grant applications for Veteran's Memorial

Pine Bluffs Town Council has approved submitting a $123,935 Grant Application to the Wyoming Business Council as partial funding for the Veterans Memorial and Contingency and Development Agreement. During the town meeting Tuesday, Dec. 2, Anja...

 
 By Submitted    News    December 11, 2014

Young hunters attend annual pheasant hunt

The High Plains Chapter of Pheasants Forever had another successful year with their youth pheasant hunt. Twenty three young hunters - members of the Texas Trail Ringnecks, student division of...

 
 By Allie Hurley    News    December 11, 2014

Spreading cheer

Burns Elementary School's first and second graders spread precious Christmas cheer with songs and poems at the Christmas Concert Monday night at Burns Elementary....

 
 By Ron Horn    Opinion    December 11, 2014

Programs Provide Needed Information For Your Benefit

With Thanksgiving just past and Christmas rapidly approaching, this is an appropriated time to be thankful for the gift of the natural resources that provide for our livelihood, enjoyment and very survival. Nebraska is all too often considered a...

 
 By Dawn Graves    News    December 11, 2014

Save the last dance...

Andrea and Karl Sontag of Cheyenne do some fancy steppin' at the final Social Dance held at the Historic High School gym on Sunday. Due to dwindling attendance and the upcoming use of the school by...

 

Save the last dance...

Jasmin Becerra of Pine Bluffs enjoys a dance with Emil Weyerts of Gurley, Nebraska....

 
 By Dawn Graves    News    December 11, 2014

Save the last dance...

Dalton Fuller provides the tunes for the evening....

 

Banner County News

Good morning to all in and around Banner County! The wind is blowing itself out this morning, and I am thankful for that. It does not look like December out there either, with no snow on the ground. I am OK with that also, until about December 24th....

 

Albin News

Chestnuts are not the only thing roasting on an open fire. The men in red, and not the one carrying the sack of toys, have been very busy this past week with range fires in the area. Three of them were over 100 acres. This week, Jack Frost must be...

 

Hereford News

At the Hereford Community Church this week, Steve and Jan Hauer lit the second Advent candle. For the special, Carol Opdycke read “Eight Gifts That Don’t Cost A Cent.” The sermon topic was “Celebration.” Christmas, which is celebrated...

 

Looking Back

100 years ago December 11, 1914 New York, Dec. 5. - The largest single contract probably ever signed in the United States for the purchase of horses was made in this city today on account of the European war. It calls for the delivery within a short...

 

Coyotes successfully open basketball season

The Pawnee Coyotes began their first week of basketball games with a home game, then hit the road for a tournament. On Tuesday, Dec. 2, the Pawnee Coyotes declared victory in their first game of the...

 

Winter Sports Preview

This will be head coach Tim Brunelle's ninth season coaching the Pawnee Coyotes. His assistant coach is Dean Smock. Last year's record was 2-18. Pawnee Coyote seniors to watch are Jaydee Johnston and...

 

Winter Sports Preview

Megan Malcom, along with assistant coach Janelle Robinson, will be coaching the Pawnee Lady Coyotes this season. "The Coyotes are looking for strong leadership from their returning seniors, while...

 

Winter Sports Preview

Head coach Will Gray will be starting his third year with the Pine Bluffs Jr./Sr. High School Hornets basketball team. The Hornets went 17-12 last year. They finished second in the southeast area and...

 

Winter Sports Preview

Lindsey Forbes, along with Dale Gilbert, will be returning to coach the Pine Bluffs Lady Hornets. This will be Forbes' third year as head coach and Gilbert's seventh as an assistant. Last year, the...

 

Winter Sports Preview

This will be Sean Patterson's fourth year as head coach and Marv Mirich's third year as assistant coach of the Burns Broncs basketball team. Burns Broncs' last year's record was 15-13. Last year, the...

 

Winter Sports Preview

Head coach Barry Ward will be going into his 12th year of coaching the Lady Broncs basketball team, which posted a 16-8 record last year and finished second in the region. Returning to the court are...

 

Winter Sports Preview

Dan Clayson will be going into his fourth year of coaching Pine Bluffs and Burns wrestling, with help from Shane Howe and Brittany Mitchell. Last year, the team finished first at conference and...

 
 By Mark Watson    News    December 11, 2014

No-Till Notes 'Weed control'

Last week I had a producer call to visit about weed control in continuous no-till crop production systems.  The conversation started with what herbicides we use to produce our crops.  I explained...

 

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