News

Adair (Moffett) Reese, a graduate from Shelton High School with the class of 1989, was accorded the title of Mrs. Nebraska at the state contest held in Omaha Saturday, April 6.

The Gibbon Board of Education met for its regular monthly meeting on Monday, April 8, and discussed cement work that is needed on the east side of the commons doors and transitioning from using key

When Deb Schroeder talks to high schoolers about careers in information technology, she tells them they’ll likely be training for jobs that don’t exist yet – that’s how quickly the industry changes

Guests who were on the agenda but were unable to attend the regular monthly meeting of the Shelton Village Board of Trustees when it met on Thursday, April 11, pared the meeting down to more routin

Sports

“Cole had a great day for us,” said Coach Kuecker after Arnett carded the leading score, a 40, at a triangular golf meet that included teams from Doniphan-Trumbull and Hastings St.

The 2019 Shelton Athletic Hall of Fame class features two of Shelton’s finest track and field athletes in school history and the only team to win a state championship other than the 1918 and 1919 b

In what has been an early-season battle with Mother Nature, Wood River’s Eagle golfers prevailed by playing in three outings last week.

Ry Cheney won the 400 and ran with all three of Shelton’s second-place relays at the Grand Island Central Catholic invitational track meet Friday, March 29.

Lifestyle

I would like to thank the community of Shelton for supporting our local American Red Cross blood drives this year. Our small community is saving lives all over the country!

Fred and Kay Reed, of Gibbon, will be celebrating their 60th wedding anniversary on Friday, April 19, 2019.

Marian Hensley is celebrating her 85th birthday on April 16. Her family is honoring her with a card shower to celebrate the occasion.

The family of Marvin Rickert is requesting a card shower in honor of his 80th birthday on April 6. Cards can be sent to PO Box 386, Wood River NE 68883.

Obituaries

Carl W. Moffett, age 90, of Gibbon, died Sunday, April 14, 2019, at the Valley County Hospital in Ord.

Joyce J. Bruner, age 77, of Minden, died Monday, April 8, 2019, at her home.

Peggy J. Racek, age 88, of Grand Island, formerly of Wood River, died April 5, 2019, at Bickford Assisted Living in Grand Island.

Dale S. Albright, age 71, of Kearney, passed away on Monday, April 1, 2019, at CHI Good Samaritan Hospital in Kearney. A private family graveside will be held at a later date.

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