A few years ago, 2008, West Point Community Theatre members were meeting in the party room at Pizza Ranch. They had a problem. They needed one more actor to fill the cast for the West Point melodrama. Just one more actor.
The annual Veterans Day program in West Point will take place Monday, Nov. 11, beginning at 9:30 a.m. at West Point-Beemer H.S. This year’s guest speaker will be Master Sergeant Anthony J. Modlin of Omaha.
Witches’ brew is in the cauldron, and the Hide-away Grill in West Point will be serving it Monday, Oct. 21, for the “Witches’ Night Out,” a fundraiser for Relay For Life of the Cuming County Area. The fun begins at 6 p.m.
Casey Doernemann and Elizabeth Karnopp were crowned Guardian Angels Central Catholic’s 2019 Homecoming king and queen Friday night. The coronation was followed by a dance, which closed out a week of activities for GACC.
Donna Meyer, an event planner with Faith Ambassadors Lutheran Parish (a five-site parish that shares clergy), wanted to host a fun and informative evening focused on cancer awareness.
It’s a late summer evening with a chilling breeze, the full moon peeks past the distant trees as the sun starts to set and for the first time at St. Michael’s Cemetery, five spirits have risen from their graves.
Eagle Distributing has donated several pallets of water that were available to West Point residents. There have also been calls from other businesses, individuals, and organizations who would like to donate water to West Point for its residents.
By way of a payloader, a skid loader, and an entire family’s effort, West Point’s Wilderness Park will soon have a new feature – the historic Rattlesnake Creek Bridge – that carried vehicles and farm machinery over Logan Creek, west of Bancroft.
Work on the West Point Trails & Pathway project progressed last week when workers for A&R Construction Co. completed the 8-foot wide concrete path that winds down into the shelter area at Wilderness Park.
Harry Knobbe’s world changed in less than a second. On April 17 things looked grim after a 1,700-pound round hay bale crashed into his back after falling 12 feet from a semi-trailer.
The Cuming County Extension staff took time during this year’s Cuming County Fair to publicly present Ina Glaubius with the Nebraska 4-H Lifetime Volunteer of the Year Award she received in May.
Everyone is invited to attend the tenth anniversary celebration of Rev. Judith Johnson’s ordination to the Ministry of Word and Sacrament in the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA), and the 13th anniversary of her ministry partnership with Elim and St. Paul’s Lutheran Churches, bot…
Mitchell Lierman of West Point capped off a successful high school journalism career with a third place finish in journalism at the National Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA) Conference held recently in San Antonio.
Father Matt Niggemeyer arrived in West Point less than a month ago, and already, he can tell there is something special about this community.
Cuming County 4-H members had another successful year exhibiting their livestock at the 89th annual Fremont 4-H Expo held July 11-13 at Christensen Field in Fremont, according to Extension Assistant Melissa Nordboe and Extension Educator Larry Howard.
A group of young people from all over the country came to West Point last week to help with two projects lined up through the office Rebuilding Together Platte Valley East.
Bill Stokely spends a lot of his free time on his patio or porch in the family’s West Point backyard, and never thought that would be something that may make him sick.
For Dale and Keith Doerneman, brothers and business partners of Native 32 Winery near West Point, it has always been about the berries. Aronia berries.
A local high school graduate and current college student, Leigh Jahnke, will be competing on NBC’s hit show, “American Ninja Warrior.” Jahnke was recently taped at the Oklahoma City location and the episode she is on will air Monday, June 17, at 7 p.m.
When STEAM Lab instructor Bob Ernesti approached Guardian Angels Central Catholic junior Sam Hilbers about creating a prosthetic arm, little did Hilbers know what an undertaking it would be.
Baylor Brockmann took part in Saturday’s EMS Superhero Fun Run/Walk in West Point. The event encouraged runners and walkers to dress as their favorite superhero.
A local high school graduate and current college student, Leigh Jahnke, will be competing on NBC’s hit show, “American Ninja Warrior.” Jahnke was recently taped at the Oklahoma City location and the episode she is on will air Wednesday, June 12.
For parents looking to bolster their children’s reading habits while school is out, John A. Stahl Library in West Point is again offering a free summer reading program.
The Pumpkin Patch and Corn Maze at Camp Fontanelle has set the theme for the 2019 corn maze design. It is #Nebraska-Strong– a salute to first-responders.
Edwina Nissen of Wisner tears up when she talks about the medical emergency in 2009 which led to her daughter Megan being transported from Norfolk to Omaha in a helicopter.
As families across Nebraska and Iowa continue to reel from the catastrophic flooding, many find themselves in the unfamiliar position of seeking emergency assistance as the long process of cleaning and rebuilding begins.
West Point became home for a day for about a dozen scholars from Pakistan who are part of this year’s University of Nebraska-Omaha and Pakistan Universities Academic Linkages Project.
In its annual spring musical, the West Point Community Theatre recreated the classic movie and musical production, “Chitty Chitty Bang Bang,” which is the story of two siblings, Jemima and Jeremy Potts, who persuade their father to buy an old Grand Prix race car that won most races it entered.