News

Plans for Gibbon’s 2019 Independence Day celebration are in place and will be presented this year with the theme “Gibbon Strong” and this year’s grand marshals will be Bill and Deloris Foster.

Long-time Gibbon residents Bill and Deloris Foster will serve as the Grand Marshals for the year’s Gibbon Independence Day Parade on Thursday, July 4.

Members of the Good Samaritan Hospital Air Care helicopter crew out of Kearney made a special landing at Shelton Saturday morning.

Shelton’s Bob Runyan was recently named Complete Music Service’s (CMS) “International Staff Member of the Year” as voted on by a selection committee comprised of Complete Music Service’s franchise

Sports

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.

The Lady Eagles placed in four events at the state track meet staged at Burke High’s stadium in Omaha Friday and Saturday, May 17 and 18, two of which were relay events.

Lifestyle

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.

K.C. and Shari Woodman, of Kenesaw, are proud to announce the engagement and upcoming wedding of their daughter, Amy Woodman, to Brent Penny, son of Allen and Kim Penny, of Wilcox, and C.J.

Obituaries

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.

Robert Thomsen, age 94, of Kearney, formerly of Gibbon, died May 8, 2019.

Joan E. Gibbons Williams, age 93, formerly of Gibbon, died Monday, May 20, 2019, in Tucson, Arizona. A Mass of Christian Burial was held Friday, May 31, at St. James Catholic Church in Kearney.

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