I grew up reciting the Pledge of Allegiance with my hand over my heart and singing America with my classmates at the start of every school day.

Due to the upcoming Thanksgiving holiday, the deadline for the November 22 issue of the Clipper will be tomorrow (Friday) at noon.

Wood River Vision 20/20 will be hosting the Sip and Soar event this Friday, November 16, to educate the community about the proposed Stick Creek Kids Child Development Center.

Veterans Day programs were held in the past week across Clipper Country at Gibbon, Shelton, Centura and Wood River (above) High Schools to honor veterans for their service and sacrifice.


Shelton High freshman and 4-H member Jaylea Pope had a very busy summer of 2018, taking part in several 4-H based events during that time.

Each year, FFA members from across the nation travel to Indianapolis, Indiana, for the National FFA Convention.

On October 17, eight students from Gibbon High School traveled to the Hall County Courthouse to participate in their first ever mock trial competition against Grand Island Northwest.

“Our goal coming into the state meet for both teams was to finish in the top five team standings,” said Gibbon Head Cross Country Coach Leon Stall of the Gibbon boys and girls teams who competed in


Verna Dibbern will be celebrating her 80th birthday on Monday, November 26.

Larry and Karen Lacey, of Rock Springs, Wyoming, will be celebrating their 50th wedding anniversary. They were married November 30, 1968, in Gibbon.

Patriotic songs by the Shelton junior/senior high choir, junior/ senior high band and special presentations by Lori Glenn’s kindergartners and Shelton Cub Scout Pack 142, highlighted the Veterans D

Students and staff at Wood River Rural High School paid tribute to area veterans with a Veterans Day program on Monday morning, November 12.


Fern E. Cyboron, age 89, of Grand Island, passed away Saturday, November 10, 2018, at Tiffany Square Care Center in Grand Island. Mass of Christian Burial will be tomorrow (Friday) at 10:30 a.m.

Ronald Ray Wilcoxson, age 59, of Kearney, passed away Saturday, November 3, at Kearney Regional Hospital.

Marland G. Thomas, age 71, of Kearney, died Saturday, November 3, 2018, at Mt. Carmel Home in Kearney.

Ryan G. Roper, age 40, of Kearney, passed away October 23, at CHI Hospital in Kearney. He was surrounded by family and friends. A gathering will be held from 4:00 to 11:00 p.m.

The Shelton Clipper

P.O. Box 640
Shelton, NE 68876