News

The Wood River Rural High Class of 2019 turned their tassels at commencement ceremonies held at the school on Sunday, May 19.

Memorial Day services will be held across Clipper Country on Monday, May 27, “remembering all who served.”

The 107th Shelton Alumni Banquet will be held this Saturday, May 25, at the Shelton High School. Social hour will begin at 5:00 p.m., followed by the banquet at 6:00 p.m.

At the recent meeting of the Wood River Community Centennial Foundation, Jeni Maloney, representing the Wood River Fire and Rescue Department presented the board with a plaque in recognition of the

Sports

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.

At the Class D-5 district track meet at Broken Bow Friday, May 10, Shelton’s Bulldogs captured the championship of the 11- team meet by a mere two points over Ansley-Litchfield, 114-112.

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

Lifestyle

Lyle and Betty Stearley are celebrating their 70th wedding anniversary. They were married on May 28, 1949, in Kearney. The Stearleys have lived their entire lives in Shelton.

In honor of Melvin and Sandy Solomon’s 50th anniversary, an open house for family and friends will be held on Sunday, June 9, at the Shelton Community Room in Shelton from 2:00 to 4:00 p.m.

Obituaries

Patricia “Pat” R. Peters, age 86, formerly of Gibbon, died Tuesday, May 14, 2019, at Saint Luke’s Good Samaritan Society in Kearney.

Lenard A. Pedersen, age 90, of Kearney, passed away on Tuesday, April 30, 2019, at CHI Health-Good Samaritan Hospital in Kearney.

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