News

Thunderstorms dumped three to six inches of rain across south central Nebraska on Monday and Tuesday, July 8 and 9, which inundated large areas of Kearney and small communities in the western part

Members of the Wood River FFA group made a big splash at the 2019 Hall County Fair, coming home with a variety of trophies and ribbons from the animal shows and exhibits.

The Shelton Clipper would love to print pictures taken at the various county fairs this summer of 4-H members and their projects, animals entered in the fair, etc.!

The Lincoln Highway Festival and Car Show returns to the bricks in Shelton on Sunday, July 28.

Sports

Wood River, DCB, and Shelton/Gibbon were the final three of the five teams of the Class C Legion Juniors District Six Tournament staged at Gibbon last week.

The Gibbon Red Kid Pitch baseball team placed second in a recent tournament which finished up on June 28.

The DCB Seniors turned a hectic schedule of five games in nine days into a favorable experience by winning four of those outings, one of which was a 10-inning marathon.

Lifestyle

U.S. Air Force Airman Madeline E. Wheeler graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas.

The engagement of Brook Boucher and Tannor Mroczek is being announced by the couples’ parents, Aub and Lisa Boucher, of Wood River, and Gary and Deb Mroczek, of Gothenburg.

The Shelton United Methodist Church will be celebrating 50 years in the current church building this Sunday, June 30. In November, 1967, the church building was destroyed by fire.

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.

Obituaries

Elmer Lee Schroer, of Gibbon, age 81, died Friday, July 12, 2019, at the Bethany Home in Minden.

Lawrence Owen Rolofson, Jr., 93, of Cairo, died Thursday, July 11, 2019, at Brookefield Park in St. Paul.

Nancy Jo Bolin, age 81, of Gibbon, died Tuesday, July 9, 2019, at Kearney Regional Medical Center.

Josefina Avina Corona, age 63, of Gibbon, passed away Monday, July 8, 2019, at CHI Good Samaritan Hospital in Kearney.

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