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The Kearney Area Solid Waste Agency Landfill will accept tires free of charge from residents of Buffalo County September 8 through 24.

Everyone knows that Nebraska’s property taxes are high. It seems we read something critical about it on a daily basis. At one time, Nebraska was ranked No.

In a meeting shortened by three reports being unable to be presented due to those presenting them being otherwise engaged, the Gibbon City Council moved to approve both a preliminary and final plat

Shelton’s Cornerstone Bank treated their customers to a free meal and gifts last Friday night at the Shelton park, under the pavilion. The annual picnic was well attended once again.

Sports

The long trip to Hershey to play football ended on a happy note for the Centurions as they came home Friday, September 14, with a 43-20 win over the Hershey Panthers.

Members of the Gibbon High football team paid tribute to members of the United States Armed Forces, police and first responders by carrying their flags onto the field Friday night, POW/MIA Night, b

Announced as queen and king for the 2018 homecoming festivities were Anna Palmer, daughter of Rich and Deanna Palmer, and Jackson Oberg, son of Jeff and Shilo Oberg.

Wood River freshman Cayleb Stewart goes high in the air to snare this pass for the Eagles in the win over Southern Valley last Friday night.

The Eagles from Southern Valley (Oxford) visited Wood River Friday, September 7, and went home licking their wounds after losing to the home Eagles 53-20.

Lifestyle

Alex Thallas and Brandon Wallace, both of Omaha, are planning an October 6 wedding at the University of Nebraska-Omaha Thompson Center in Omaha.

The Village of Cairo is establishing a Veterans Memorial Park to honor those who have served in our military forces.

The Wood River Elementary second graders were presented with a check from the Wood River Community Centennial Foundation for their visit to the Nebraska State Fair next week.

The annual FunFest Parade featured plenty of smiles, waves, candy and dancing

 

Obituaries

Jennifer Koehler, age 44, of Lincoln, died Thursday, September 13, 2018, at the University of Nebraska Medical Center in Omaha surrounded by all of her family.

Richard L. Burr, age 72, of Kearney, died Saturday, September 15, 2018, at Good Samaritan Hospital in Kearney with his family by his side after a courageous battle with cancer.

Gloria Ruiz Britt, age 57, of Olathe, Kansas, died on Wednesday, August 29, 2018, at Olathe Hospice House. Services were held Saturday, September 8, at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Shelton.

Edna Violet Maixner, age 86, of Cairo, died September 8, 2018, at Lincoln Heart Hospital. Funeral services will be today (Thursday) at 10:30 a.m.

The Shelton Clipper

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