News

The family owned and operated Wood River Golf Course is now open for business, as is the club house and restaurant at 11937 West Holling Road south east of Wood River.

Due to the Fourth of July holiday on Thursday, July 4, the Clipper office in Shelton will be closed.

“Bold Stripes, Bright Stars, Brave Hearts” will be the theme for the 2019 Independence Day celebration on Thursday, July 4, in Shelton.

George “Flag Man” Widdowson, of Shelton, was recently awarded a certificate of award from the National Society of the Daughters of the American Revolution for “Proper use, correct display and patri

Sports

Grant Myers, of Cairo, recently competed at the NCAA Division II Outdoor Track and Field Championships in the pole vault in Kingsville, Texas.

Camden Thompson pitched a complete game at home Tuesday, June 4, striking out 16 of the 25 Ravenna batters he faced, and Luis Trejo got two of the team’s three hits, one of which drove in a run, in

Two female athletes and a female team were the latest inductees into the Shelton Athletic Hall of Fame.

The Shelton/Gibbon and Wood River Legion teams met up Sunday night for an early season battle at the Gibbon field in Davis Park.

Lifestyle

The family of Larry and Beverly Nagorski are requesting a card shower in honor of the couple’s 50th wedding anniversary. They were married June 20, 1969, in Arcadia.

Grant and Lexie (Brandt) Wiseman of Shelton would like to announce the birth of their son, Asher Jim, on April 16. He weighed 7 pounds, 5 ounces and was 20.5 inches long.

Jack and Kayla (Brandt) Abel, of Lincoln, would like to announce the birth of their son, George Murphy, on April 6. He weighed 7 pounds, 8 ounces and was 21 inches long.

Phil and Kristen (Thernes) Brandt, of Shelton, would like to announce the birth of their daughter Monroe Lynn, on January 6. She weighed 4 pounds, 13 ounces and was 17.5 inches long.

Obituaries

Bradly L. Dimmitt, age 59, of Kearney, passed away on Saturday, June 15, 2019, at UNMC in Omaha. Funeral services will be 10:30 a.m. today (Thursday) at Holy Cross Lutheran Church in Kearney.

Elmer Bilslend, age 68, of Tecumseh, died June 11, 2019, at Belle Terrace in Tecumseh. Memorial service will be 1:00 p.m. today (Thursday) at First United Methodist Church in Wood River.

Gwendolyn Diane Bilslend, age 63, died February 20, 2019, in Omaha, following a courageous journey with cancer. She was born in Lincoln on July 6, 1955, and was a long-time resident of Shelton.

Sharyl Kimminau, age 76, of Wood River, died Saturday, June 1, at Nebraska Medicine in Omaha. Memorial service was held Thursday, June 6, at the Apfel Funeral Home in Wood River.

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