Thursdays High School Baseball Softball Roundup
Baseball GREENWOOD 8, PRESIDIO 7: At Monahans, The Rangers hung around and dug out a win over Presidio at the Monahans Sandhills Tournament on Thursday.
Latest storm not a direct hit, adds to local misery
A quick-moving winter storm dumped up to a foot of snow on portions of western Nebraska and the Sandhills Friday night and Saturday and in typical Nebraska weather fashion, brought thunder, lightning, rain and hail to points east, including Dawson County.
Home Show features five R’s
NORTH PLATTE - Remodel, restore, rejuvenate and redecorate: Those four R’s are part of every homeowner’s vocabulary at one time or another. North Platte’s annual Home Sweet Home Show is adding yet another R this year — Return.
The Seven Wonders of Nebraska are wonderful to see
This is not a test. No cash prizes will be given. There are no right or wrong answers. But since a new Seven Wonders of the World list is in the works, why not award some accolades of our own?
Joe Duggan: Too many wonders in state, so here’s seven wondrous categories
Just seven? C’mon, listing 70 wonders of Nebraska would be easier. Fine, 700 could take some time, but it still would have been more possible than limiting the list to seven.
School officials address low graduation rate
According to a new state study, Hoke County has one of the lowest graduation rates. The report shows only 47 percent of high school students graduate within four years.
Taws Wins Scouts Distinguished Citizen Award
Hundreds gathered last Friday night to congratulate Ted Taws of Pinehurst for being named the 2007 Distinguished Citizen by the Moore County District of the Occoneechee Council of Boy Scouts of America.
Today In Nebraska
1855 - Brownville was incorporated. 1867 - Nebraska was admitted to the Union as the 37th state.
Excitement builds for celebrations of the arrival of 600,000 sandhills
GIBBON — Brad Mellema is excited to experience his first spring migration of sandhill cranes as director of the National Audubon Society’s Rowe Sanctuary southwest of Gibbon.
NC graduation rate is 68 percent
Slightly more than two-thirds of North Carolina ninth-graders earn a high-school diploma within four years, according to new graduation rate data released Wednesday.