Doug Peterson has been a part of West Point’s Last Fling ’til Spring Car Show since its inception 30 years ago, and Sunday it was reinforced to him what a gem of an event it has become.
West Point-Beemer H.S. crowned Aisha Montenegro as its Homecoming queen and Jesus Ramirez as king Saturday night.
Celebrating a half century in business, it’s safe to say operating a grocery store runs in the Graybeal family, whose members acknowledged their 50th anniversary at a Friday’s Chamber of Commerce coffee.
Cuming County Economic Development, Inc. (CCED) is once again preparing a Cuming County housing study, with the guidance of a County Housing Steering Committee.
The fiscal year 2020 budget for the Lower Elkhorn Natural Resources District (LENRD) calls for a slight increase in the property tax levy.
Whether he used his arm or his legs, Columbus Scotus quarterback Tyler Palmer made life tough for the West Point-Beemer defense.
Special teams weren’t very special for Guardian Angels Central Catholic in their 40-6 loss to Howells-Dodge Friday night at Beemer.
The expectation was ‘big things’ from West Point-Beemer’s Brandon Mitzel heading into the 2019 season. And the Cadet junior didn’t disappoint.
West Point-Beemer may be young, but that youth is hidden quite well, especially during their home golf tournament Friday at Indian Trails.
Wahoo stole the show during the Cuming County Fair baseball tournament championship game in what was a one-sided game.
Members of the Wisner-Pilger communities got a chance Friday night to celebrate with the Wisner-Pilger FFA students on successful corn, soybean and alfalfa crops. The annual test plot night featured a hot dog/hamburger meal, followed by treks to the two separate fields of crops.
The story for the many of attendees at last Tuesday’s Nebraska Department of Transportation (NDOT) informative meeting on the US-275, Norfolk to Wisner project was a similar one- all is based on available funding.
A Board of Education meeting was held at Wisner-Pilger school last Tuesday which both set a budget and established the schools property tax request for the 2019-2020 year.
The Wisner City Council gave direction last Tuesday to have an ordinance drawn up that would annex in a parcel of land, to be used for the proposed new water well.
S & L Pole Testing will be performing utility pole tests starting the week of Sept. 9. They will be working in the Bismark township in Cuming County in the CCPPD service area.
Maybe it was just the heat. Or the humidity. Or both. Or maybe it was just me not being 33 years old anymore. Whatever it was, Sunday’s 30th annual Last Fling ’til Spring Car Show felt like the steamiest Last Fling I can remember.
It took a bit of restraint not to comment on the news reports about West Point’s water issue that were aired on WOWT the past couple of weeks. But after seeing the one that aired after last week’s West Point City Council meeting, we feel we have to provide some clarifications.
A recommendation from the State Department of Health and Human Services last week that West Point residents are advised to drink bottled or filtered water raised the level of frustration of both city officials and local residents who have been dealing with the water issue for more than a year.
This week I have some space to address a couple of questions that came my way the past few months. One was about local government meetings and why I wasn’t asking any questions.
It’s that time of year when the various taxing entities hold their required public hearings on their new budgets and tax requests.
- 30th annual Last Fling ’til Spring Car Show a ‘legend’
- West Point-Beemer Homecoming court
- Graybeal’s Foods mark 50 years in business
- Bluejays get buried
- Brent Tomasek
- Shamrocks roll
- Audra Lu Jackson-Lebs
- Paul Uher
- All smiles for Stratman family at State Fair
- Expressway project carries with it same old concern- funding availability
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