Monthly Archives: December 2008

Shabram Death Notice

LeRoy Shabram, 61, of Neligh passed away Sunday, December 14 at his home.  Services were held Friday, December 19, 2008.

Winners Announced in Elgin Christmas Lighting Contest

The Elgin Chamber of Commerce/Community Club announced winners in the 2008 Lighting Contest.  First Place "Best Overall Lighting" was Lisa & Don Polson, Jr....

Classifieds — Week of Dec. 29th

WHERE TO EAT: SERVING EITHER Rib Steak or Prime Rib every Monday 6 pm – 9 pm. $10.95. Knotty Pine, 402-386-5488, Petersburg, NE. 1tfc   HELP WANTED:...

Sports Scoreboard

Wrestling   ELGIN - Postponed two days because of a snowstorm, the Pope John Wrestling Invitation was held Monday afternoon. Plainview won the team title with...

Kerkman, Cakebread, Martin & Kallhoff Celebrating Milestones

The family of Louis Kerkman is requesting a card shower for his 80th birthday to be observed on January 1, 2009.   Cards will reach him...

Niewohner Brothers Honors Long-time Employees At Christmas Party

Niewohner Brothers held their annual Christmas party on Saturday, Dec. 6, at the Albion Country Club. They recognized three employees that have been with...

Former Pierce Co. Assessor Looking At Antelope County

In the wake of a recall election where County Assessor Julie Harrison was removed from office by a more than two-to-one margin, the County...

Knights Sponsoring Free Throw Contest This Sunday

The local chapter of the Knights of Columbus will be sponsoring their annual KC Free Throw Contest this  Sunday afternoon, Jan. 4, at St....

Vehicle Damages Retaining Wall, Railing At EHS

  Sometime between midnight and 6 a.m. Friday a retaining wall at Elgin Public Schools was damaged in an automobile accident.  Elgin Police Chief Bob...

Antelope Memorial Hospital Awards Employees

Employees of Antelope Memorial Hospital were recognized for years of service and the Caring Kind Award at the AMH Christmas party held Saturday, December...

Baum In Finals Of World Livestock Auctioneer Championship

The Livestock Marketing Association’s (LMA) fourth and last quarterfinal qualifying contest for next summer’s World Livestock Auctioneer Championship (WLAC) was held December 2 at...

Batenhorst Baby Daughter Welcomed

Dan and Nikki Batenhorst of LaVista are the parents of a daughter Audrey Elizabeth. She was born Monday, December 8 weighing nine pounds three...

Melvin Salber Death Notice

Melvin B. Salber, 77, passed away on Tuesday, Dec. 9, 2008, at Faith Regional Medical Center in Norfolk, NE. Funeral services were held Friday, December...

Residents Need To Heed City Snow Parking, Cleaning Policies

All Elgin residents are reminded to remove their vehicles from the streets when it snows, so the City can clean the streets  properly. Also,...

More Donations Made To Community Endowment Fund

Donations received in the past week came from Amy Moser of Lincoln, Leon F. Holtman of White Salmon, WA, James D. Ponton of Reno,...

Items Being Collected For Families In Need

The Elgin Chamber of Commerce/Community Club, with the help of the Neligh office of the Department of Health & Human Services, will be working...

Christmas Lighting To Be Judged Thursday Night

The Elgin Christmas Lighting Contest will be held once again this year. Judges will be looking at three categories with a first and second...

Search For New Superintendent Begins

Having interviewed once, been hired and had his contract extended twice, District #18 Interim Superintendent Lee Hall will likely have to interview for his...