SVFD holds practice burn Saturday morning
Fair Time
Gibbon Riverside Cemetery Board improves fencing, seeks funding for new directory
Beautiful summer days greet Wood River City-Wide Garage Sales
Shelton High holds commencement ceremonies for 2020 graduates
Centura hosts 2020 graduation ceremony Saturday morning

News

SVFD holds practice burn Saturday morning

Members of the Shelton Volunteer Fire Department honed their fire fighting skills during a practice burn on the corner of Third and F Streets in Shelton on Saturday, August 8.

The Central Platte Natural Resources District (CPNRD) is partnering with the Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) to hold a virtual public meeting regarding the Lower Wood River Watershed

Annual GVFD BBQ Cookoff provides summer food, entertainment

In a year that has seen almost all events cancelled, the Sixth Annual Gibbon Volunteer Fire Department Cookoff and Dance was a welcome and entertaining event.

 

 

Fair Time

Arabella Rolfsmeyer showed her champion ram, which is a babydoll sheep, and a purple ribbon winning market lamb (above) at the recent Buffalo County Fair in Kearney.

Youth

Shelton High holds commencement ceremonies for 2020 graduates

Masked Shelton High graduates turn their tassels in ceremonies held on Saturday, August 1, due to the coronavirus pandemic.

 

Centura hosts 2020 graduation ceremony Saturday morning

A sign of the times … Centura’s graduates observed the six-foot rule for their commencement.

Commencement ceremony for Shelton High School Class of 2020 is Saturday

Graduation ceremonies are scheduled for the Shelton High Class of 2020 this Saturday, August 1, at 3:00 p.m. in the Shelton High gymnasium.

Centura to hold graduation ceremony Saturday morning

Graduation ceremonies for the Centura High Class of 2020 will be held at 10:00 a.m. this Saturday, August 1, in the Centura gymnasium.

Lifestyle

McCulla to celebrate 100th

The family of Cleo McCulla is requesting a card shower in honor of her 100th birthday on August 22. Cards can be sent to: PO Box 548, Shelton NE 68876.

 

Card shower, drive-by to honor 50th

A card shower has been requested in honor of Rod and Pearl Johnson’s 50th wedding anniversary. Rod Johnson and Pearl Dethlefs were married on August 1, 1970.

The family of Patricia “Pat” O’Brien is requesting a card shower in honor of her 75th birthday on July 24. Cards can be sent to PO Box 250, Shelton, NE 68876.

Card shower to honor Halkyard

To celebrate her 89th birthday on July 17, please shower Myrtle Halkyard with birthday cards at 10850 Gibbon Road, Gibbon, NE 68840.

 

Obituaries

Ronald A. Kohles was born May 5, 1934, and passed away August 3, 2020.

John P. O’Brien

John “Johnny” P. O’Brien, age 77, of Shelton, passed away Tuesday, August 4, 2020, at his home. A funeral mass will be held at 9:30 a.m.

Kenneth C. “K.C.” Munsinger

Kenneth C. “K.C.” Munsinger, age 96, of Cairo, died Wednesday, July 22, 2020, at the Good Samaritan Society in Ravenna.

William “Bill” Bishop

William “Bill” Bishop, age 61, of Gibbon, passed away Friday, April 10, 2020, at Kearney Regional Medical Center in Kearney.

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