Monthly Archives: January 2009

Evening With Friends A Success

 The event was a sellout and attendees proved to be generous for the annual "Evening With Friends" fundraiser for Pope John XXIII Central Catholic...

Kesters Welcome Baby Daughter

Dana and Candice Kester of Clearwater welcomed a daughter, Abryelle Rose, on Sunday, January 11, 2009.  She joins two siblings, Aislynn, 2, and Shaylie,...

Louis Kerkman, Doris Rieck Death Notices

Louis Kerkman, 80, of Elgin passed away on Sunday, January 25, 2009.  Services were held on Thursday, Jan. 29 at 10:30 am at St....

Tentative Dates Discussed For Vetch Days 2009

The Elgin Chamber of Commerce/Community Club met last Monday with Vetch Days on their minds.  With the majority of the group's members wanting a...

Classifieds – Jan. 28, 2009

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

Basketball Girls ELGIN — There’s a saying in sports that defense wins championships. If that’s true, then good things are going to happen to the Pope...

“Evening With Friends” This Sunday Evening

This Sunday’s ‘Evening With Friends’ social extravaganza is “sold out!” No tickets remain for the gala event held annually to raise funds to help support...

District 18 To Hold Special Meeting

As part of the process of hiring a new superintendent, the District #18 Board of Education will hold a special meeting on Tuesday, Jan....

Optimism, Concerns Shown In Business Climate Survey

Members of the Antelope County Resource Center Board of Directors were treated to a preview of a yet-to-be released report outlining the business climate...

Tom Pelster Receives Hero Award

Tom Pelster of Petersburg received the Hero Award presented by the Nebraska Funeral Directors Association for his heroic actions during a July 2007 accident...

Classifieds – Jan. 21, 2009

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:...

Snow, High Winds Create “Whiteout” In Elgin Area

Light snow and winds gusting more than 40 mph caused schools and businesses to close early on Monday.  To make matters worse, residents woke...

Millers Parents Of New Year’s Baby At BCHC

Bethany and Brandon Miller of Elgin are parents of the New Years baby at Boone County Health Center. Their daughter, Gemma Johanna Miller, was...

Sports Scoreboard

Wrestling ELGIN -  Twelve teams competed at the Elgin Invitational held last Tuesday.  Pope John finished 4th with 125 points.  Elgin finished 8th with 60 points. For...

Sports Scoreboard

Wrestling Pope John wrestlers participated in four duals at a tournament in Pierce.  Pierce 36, Pope John 28 Pope John 39, Laurel-Concord 12 Pope John 36, Wakefield 36 Wisner-Pilger...

Thiele, Reicks Death Notices

Jerome Thiele, 50, passed away December 30, 2008 in Jefferson City, MO.  Services were held on Monday, January 5 at St. Theresa's Catholic Church...

“Evening With Friends” To Be Held Sunday, January 25th

Sunday, January 25 will feature fun, entertainment and fundraising during the annual "Evening With Friends" extravaganza to be held at the Knights of Columbus...

Elgin Public School To Begin Superintendent Search

School board members and administrators met with a representative from the Nebraska Association of School Boards to discuss details in searching for a possible...

Tracy Byrd To Headline At 2009 Antelope County Fair

Country music star Tracy Byrd has been signed to perform on Friday, July 31 at the 2009 Antelope County Fair.  Byrd will take the...