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Articles from the December 20, 2012 edition

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Building sweetness at the library

Merina Theobald puts the finishing touches on her gingerbread house cookie at the Pine Bluffs Branch Library. Over 40 children and adults frosted, candied, and tasted their way through building...

 

Let the light shine

The Pine Bluffs Recreation Department will sponsor the 8th Annual Christmas Light Decoration Contest with the judging to take place Thursday, Dec. 20, through Sunday, Dec. 23, from 5 to 8 p.m. The contest is for residents living within the town...

 

The winter freeze begins

The winter solstice begins tomorrow. For our part of the world, it marks the beginning of freezing precipitation and cold temperatures to put most of the growing and living things in hibernation. But...

 

Where do we stand?

No matter where you were this weekend, you couldn’t escape the news: Two Police Officers Killed in Topeka; One Killed Outside Theater in San Antonio; Man Fires 50 Shots at Sacramento Mall; Man Goes on Stabbing Spree in China; Gunman Kills 26 in...

 

Shirley Martin

Shirley Jean Martin, 78, of Burns, died Dec. 13, 2012, at the Medical Center of the Rockies in Loveland, Colo. Jean was born at Red Top Station, Colo., Nov. 12, 1934, to W.R. and Julia Edwards. She...

 

Holiday church services

Hillsdale United Methodist Church Christmas Service and children’s program Sunday, Dec. 23 at 10 a.m. with fellowship afterwards Christmas Eve candlelight and carols Monday, Dec. 24 at 7 p.m. Albin Baptist Church Julotta Christmas Service 6:30...

 

Birth - Smith

Smith Casey and Heidi Smith of Cheyenne would like to announce the birth of their son, Jacob Kahleh Smith on Nov. 29. Jacob weighed 5 pounds 9 ounces. He is the first child of the Smith’s. His grandparents are Gary and Lorraine Smith of Carpenter...

 

News Notes

Low-Income Energy Assistance Program (LIEAP) accepting The Wyoming Low-Income Energy Assistance Program (LIEAP) is accepting applications through midnight Feb. 28, 2013. Don’t wait until that big cold spell arrives. Don’t wait until those...

 

Court Report

Police Report: November 2012 Wednesday, November 7 Received a report of harassment. Insufficient funds check was submitted. Friday, November 9 Received a report of harassment. Investigated an accident. Insufficient funds check was submitted....

 

Community Calendar

Thursday, December 20 Fun for Kids Fun for Kids — Librarian’s Favorites will be presented for preschoolers at the Pine Bluffs Branch Library at 10 a.m. Serenity Al-anon Pine Bluffs Serenity Al-Anon meets Thursdays at 7 p.m. at United Methodist Ch...

 

Cooking up ideas for the lunch program

The Albin town council revisited the ongoing discussion about improving the lunch program. Councilwoman Jerrie Gehrman said the program was $7,000 into the budget of $13,000 for the year which ends...

 

Senior Center talks turkey

Pine Bluffs Senior Center director Angie Robertson said only four board members attended the December meeting Monday morning. “They approved the bills and talked about the thanksgiving dinner,” sa...

 

Town of Pine Bluffs awards organizations

Mayor Bill Shain welcomed Ag teacher Brian Cox and two FFA members as well as music teacher Andrew Davis to the council meeting Monday night. Shain said he was honored at the level of participation...

 

Athlete of the Week: Burns Broncs

The big man in the middle for Burns, as introduced Saturday afternoon at the basketball game against Lusk, is none other than 6’3” Travis Romsa. Travis is a solid rebounder and bucket visitor for...

 

A rootin’ tootin’ holiday musical at Burns elementary

After musical selections by the fifth and sixth grade bands, a beautiful singing ensemble of sixth grade girls, and the xylophone band, the Burns Elementary School third through sixth graders turned...

 

Christmas from the bottom of the earth to the African dessert

Similar to our visit to Australia, Antarctica and Africa experience their summertime over the Christmas holiday. But it’s still cold in Antarctica, the summertime in Africa is anything but chilly....

 
 By Mark Watson    News    December 20, 2012

No-till notes — cover crops

In the past couple of articles I’ve talked about how we have added diversity into our cropping rotations to diversify markets and improve soil health. We have added field peas into our dry land crop...

 

Lady Broncs move to 7-1

The braids are back. It’s a trademark of the Burns Lady Broncs basketball team, the starting five heads of hair tightly woven together. The links of locks, perhaps, keep the team together. The braid...

 

Perfection for Lady Coyotes

The Lady Coyotes continued their winning ways last weekend as they hosted Peetz for their first league game and won 52-40, then set their sights on Arickaree on Saturday. The Lady Coyotes posted...

 

Pohlman wins championship match at Bison Bonanza

TJ Pohlman won his weight division at the Bison Bonanza tourney at South high in Cheyenne. Pohlman pinned Glenrock’s Tanner Kelly in 4:24 to win the 113-lb. title. Two other Burns/Pine Bluffs...

 

Pine Bluffs Hornets move to 6-2 on the season

With victories over Lingle and Saratoga, the Pine Bluffs Hornets move to 6-2 on the season. The Hornets traveled to Lingle Friday where they posted a 46-39 victory. At the Hornets’ Nest Saturday,...

 

Lady Hornets split weekend contests

The Pine Bluffs Lady Hornets lost a close contest Friday to their host the Lingle Lady Doggers, 45-44, then hosted the Saratoga Lady Panthers and sent them packing on the losing end of a 44-38 game....

 

Burns Broncs drop two, even 4-4 on the season

It was a tough weekend for the Burns Broncs. On Friday on the road, Burns suffered a 47-36 defeat at the hands of Glenrock. At home on Saturday, the Broncs recorded another loss, that one to Lusk by...

 

Pawnee Coyotes record two victories

The Pawnee Coyotes scored resounding victories at home this weekend, topping Peetz 64-50 and Arickaree 71-43. With the wins the Coyotes improve to 3-2 on the campaign. In Fridays contest with Peetz...

 

Bowling results

Monday Women 1. Designs West 343 2. Coyote Sanitation 270 3. Conoco 263 Highs Handicap game: Carol Bradley 243 Handicap series: Thea Curless 669 Scratch game: Jesi Zitek 220 Scratch series: Jesi Zitek 590 Tuesday Mixed 1. Spare Room 45 2. Killer B...

 

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