Former nursing home to add learning and laughter with renovations
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“Coronavirus Cruise Nights” to be held in Shelton and Wood River Saturday


Former nursing home to add learning and laughter with renovations

With the nation at a standstill, planning for the new child center facility in Wood River continues.

Wood River Methodist Church to host blood drive

The Wood River Methodist Church is scheduled to host a bloodmobile on Tuesday, April 14, from 12:00 noon to 6:00 p.m.

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Musicians from Clipper Country were among those recently named to the LouPlatte All-Conference Band.


The track, boys golf and boys and girls soccer season are all poised to get underway across Clipper Country in the coming weeks.

Shelton Junior High Quiz Bowl team hosts home meet

Ten teams, including the team from Shelton, competed in the Shelton Junior High Quiz Bowl held at the school on Wednesday, March 4.

Gibbon speech team members continue amassing medals at conference, Centura

The Gibbon speech team journeyed to the LouPlatte Conference meet on February 19 at Ord. The team placed fourth overall with one conference champion and several members earning medals.

Shelton speech team fourth at TVC

The Shelton speech team traveled to Lawrence-Nelson on Wednesday, February 26, for the annual Twin Valley Conference meet, where they placed fourth as a team, overall.


Reeders to celebrate 40th anniversary

In honor of Brian and Jo Reeder’s 40th wedding anniversary on April 9, a card shower has been requested. Cards can be sent to 612 “C” Street, Shelton NE 68876.


Easter Sunrise Service to be held on Randall’s Hill

Bethel United Methodist Church is planning an Easter Sunrise Service this Sunday. The site of service is planned for “Randall’s Hill,” beginning at 6:40 a.m. on Easter Sunday.

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About 632 students from 24 high schools, including Shelton, participated in ACTIONS Day on March 11 at Central Community College-Hastings.


George Howard Widdowson

George Howard Widdowson, age 92, of Shelton, died March 31, 2020, in Kearney. Due to COVID-19 a celebration of life with military honors will be held at a later date.

Betty L. Stearley

Betty L. Stearley, age 90, of Grand Island, formerly of Shelton, died Thursday, April 2, 2020, at Heritage at Sagewood in Grand Island.

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Reynalda Soto, age 84, formerly of Wood River, passed away on Saturday, March 28, 2020, at York General Hearthstone in York.

Dale Eatherton

Dale Eatherton, age 94, of Gibbon, died Monday, March 23, 2020, at his home in Gibbon.

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