News

Buck’s Night!

Wood River Schools honored Buck and Sue Jackson between the boys and girls basketball games last Saturday night.

Extrication (def): The process of freeing someone from a vehicle/machinery as safely and quickly as possible.

As an annual procedure for the January Shelton Board of Education meeting, officers were elected and members were appointed to various committees. Such was the case at the January 13 meeting.

There was no change in officers when the Gibbon Board of Education met for its regular monthly meeting, the first of the new year, on Monday, January 13.

Sports

Eagle wrestlers win Palmer Invite

Claiming four champions, the Wood River Eagle wrestling team also claimed the title at the Palmer Invite last Saturday, January 18. Ten of the Eagles medaled in the top four at the meet.

Centura ladies post win over Shelton

On their home floor Thursday, January 16, the Lady Centurions managed a 32-point win over the visiting Shelton Lady Bulldogs with a final tally of 54-22.

Andres Aguilar

With three champions and seven other wrestlers placing in the top six, Gibbon piled up the team points to place third in the team race at the Franklin Invite last Saturday, January 11.

Johnna Willoughby

Arcadia/Loup City’s Lady Rebels came to Wood River Thursday, January 9, and went home with a 51-47 win.

Lifestyle

Betty Stearley

The family of Betty Stearley would like you to join them in a card shower. Betty will be 90 on Monday, January 13.

The family of Alberta (Nielsen) Grayek is requesting a card shower for her 90th birthday on January 14. Gibbon was home to Alberta for most of her adult life.

Alberta Grayek

The family of Alberta (Nielsen) Grayek is requesting a card shower for her 90th birthday on January 14. Gibbon was home to Alberta for most of her adult life.

The family of James and Candice Warrington are hosting an open house in honor of the couple’s 50th wedding anniversary.

Obituaries

Catherine Miller

Catherine Miller, age 86, of Wood River, died Saturday, January 18, 2020, at CHI St. Francis in Grand Island.

Marilyn M. Smyth

Marilyn M. Smyth, age 88, of Kearney, formerly of Gibbon, died Thursday, January 16, at Brookestone Gardens in Kearney.

William Foster

William E. Foster, age 86, of Gibbon, passed away Wednesday, January 8, 2020, at CHI Good Samaritan Hospital in Kearney. Funeral services were held Saturday, January 11, at St.

James Saalfeld

James Saalfeld, age 70, of Gibbon, passed away Tuesday, January 7, at his home. Funeral services were held Monday, January 13, at O’Brien Straatmann Redinger Funeral Home in Kearney.

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