A burst of fireworks fills the sky Saturday night in West Point. It was just one of many in the nearly 30-minute show that capped the 4th of July in town. The annual show is organized by the West Point Volunteer Fire Department, which gets help from several volunteers.
Drew Wimer, a member of West Point Rescue for five years, is this year’s West Point EMT of the Year. The award was presented last week.
The City of West Point’s newest subdivision was approved last night (Tuesday) when the city council met for its regular monthly meeting.
It’s graduation day – finally – for Guardian Angels Central Catholic’s Class of 2020. This year’s ceremony will take place Sunday, July 12, beginning at 2:15 p.m. at the Nielsen Community Center.
The 21st annual Cream of the Crop dairy show will be held this Saturday, July 11, at the Cuming County Fairgrounds in West Point.
An early deficit didn’t faze West Point. Rather, the Legion Senior baseball team plated five late-game runs en route to a 6-4 win over Pender Thursday at Anderson Field.
West Point’s Reese Schlecht winds and delivers to home plate during last week’s home opener against Wakefield in Junior baseball action at Anderson Field.
Abby Kreikemeier pitches for the West Point softball team Thursday at Timmermann Park.
Busy and bizarre may be the perfect way to describe life right now for Indian Trails Country Club Golf Pro Adam Person right now.
Several contributors helped in funding a new scoreboard at Neligh Park’s Anderson Field. Among them was their largest donor, CharterWest Bank in West Point. The new scoreboard, which is positioned in right field, replaces an 18-year old scoreboard.
The Wisner River Park will be quieter than most years in August following a vote to table a request to hold the annual Thunder by the River event. The council cited COVID-19 concerns as the reason for the denial of the request by the Thunder by the River organization to use the park Aug. 21 …
The Stanton County Sheriff’s Office arrested a fugitive after he was found hiding at a residence southeast of Stanton on Sunday. Derrick Haywood was arrested on a warrant for burglary, possession of burglar tools and criminal trespass in connection with an October 2019 break-in at the Pilger…
It was 10 years ago in June when high rains created flooding along the Elkhorn River to such an extent that the water washed out the south approach to the river bridge south of Beemer.
Schools in Cuming County will have more help in following up on students who have attendance issues after action taken June 24 by the Cuming County Board of Supervisors during its regular monthly meeting.
During his update to the Cuming County Board of Supervisors last week, Cuming County Economic Development (CCED) Executive Director David Branch gave a wrap-up to the recent “Give, Get, Grow Cuming County” promotion.
Talk about lighting up the sky. And lighting up the mood of hundreds of people at the same time. That’s what the West Point Volunteer Fire Department and some other volunteers did Saturday night with another of their impressive fireworks shows.
Fireworks are in no short supply in West Point again this summer. And even though I’m in that old geezer era, I really don’t have a problem with that.
Two months ago, Nebraskans cast nearly 400,000 mail-in votes, helping set a primary record for voting. When all was said and done, 471,000 voters cast ballots in the election, easily eclipsing the previous record of 413,015 voters set during the 1972 primary.
In just 10 days, another effort appreciated by many will light up the sky. It’s the annual West Point 4th of July fireworks show. Yes, the show is happening even though some other events we’ve grown accustomed to won’t take place that day.
We welcome news that some of the directed health measures have been relaxed and businesses are able to provide customers a bit more elbow room. Still, we need to keep in mind that social distancing is important and will be with us for quite some time.
- Plans announced for Cuming County Fair
- Sheryl Wortman
- Two-vehicle accident sends three to hospital
- Seniors erase deficit
- Arrest made in Pilger theft
- Joyce Luebbert
- No August Thunder at Wisner River Park
- Dairy show is Saturday
- Fireworks fill West Point’s skies
- Wilderness Ridge subdivsion gains city council approval
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