Archive - Aug 30, 2013
John Richmond Lee was born Oct. 27, 1944, in Valentine, to Marion and Margaret Richmond Lee. He passed away Aug. 17, 2013, at Bryan LGH Hospital in Lincoln.
John attended grade school at Brownlee and later graduated from Valentine High School. September 26, 1964, John married Kay Anderson in Hastings. To this union three children were born.
John was a lifelong rancher in Cherry County; he loved the outdoors, and was an avid artifact hunter and a wonderful husband, father and grandfather.
Kenneth D. Kingston passed peacefully in the early morning of Aug. 22, 2013, in Omaha.
Ken, a longtime resident of Columbus, will be eternally remembered for his kind, encouraging words and love for family. He had great pride in each of his five grandchildren. He also shared a strong passion for baseball and the Huskers.
Born in Pender to Ernest and Faye Kingston, Ken served in the US Army during WW II. Wounded, he was decorated with the Purple Heart and the Bronze Star for military heroism and achievement.
Maxine Illingworth, age 96 of Broken Bow, died Aug. 25, 2013, at her home. Funeral services were Wednesday, Aug. 28, at Govier Brothers Mortuary with the Rev. Todd Karges and Chaplain Steve Shanno officiating. Interment was in the West Union Cemetery. Govier Brothers Mortuary of Broken Bow was in charge of arrangements.
Glen Wayne Alspaugh, age 80, loved God, family and writing poetry. Glen passed from this life June 19, 2013, at his home with his wife by his side, as a result of a brave battle with cancer.
Glen was born to Lewis and Frances (Varana) Alspaugh May 22, 1933, at the home of his grandparents at Cumro. Glen spent his childhood with his parents and siblings in Custer County on a farm near Callaway. His family moved to Broken Bow in 1941 and spent the World War II years in Broken Bow attending school there.
Claude Wayne Allbright, 83, of Lexington, died Thursday, Aug. 22, 2013,
at the Good Samaritan Hospital in Kearney.
Claude was born June 28, 1930, near Anselmo, in the Keota Community, to Alpha Morgan and Violet May (Deal) Allbright. Keota is where Claude attended school for eight years. In 1943, the family moved to a place east of Broken Bow. Claude finished the 8th grade there at the Dutchman Valley School.
Many people view Labor Day as the end of summer and their last chance to travel, hit the beach and fire up the grill. The American Red Cross offers safety tips to help everyone have a safe and enjoyable holiday.
â€śWhile many people will spend the Labor Day weekend traveling and spending time with family and friends, no one should take a vacation from safety,â€ť said Tina Labellarte, Region CEO. â€śItâ€™s still important that people work to remain vigilant on the road, near the water and at cookouts.â€ť
People should follow these safety tips:
Tips for Safe Travel
The criminal case against Tyler C. Bain has hit yet another glitch. Bain appeared in Custer County District Court Aug. 22, with his attorney, Steven Potter, for a hearing on a motion to withdraw filed by the State.
The prosecution of the case was turned over to the Stateâ€™s Attorney Generalâ€™s Office when Steven Bowers was appointed Custer County Attorney. Prior to that appointment, Bowers served as a public defender, and had represented Bain in this case. Due to a conflict of interest the Custer County Attorneyâ€™s office removed themselves from the prosecution.
CALLAWAY - - In late summer, kites fill the sky and crowds fill the community of Callaway during the Annual Callaway Kite Flight Labor Day weekend, Sept. 7-8. This event, sanctioned by the American Kite Association, brings guests from across the country and overseas to fly, display and watch kites of all colors, shapes and sizes.
Oâ€™Neill Aug. 25
2. Rowdy Moon- 68
3. Shaina Simonson- 17.894
6. Jayde Atkins- 18.104
30. Darci Oâ€™Neel- 19.126
32. Jacey Jensen- 19.501
36. Amber Ross- 19.627
38. Hannah Smith- 20.441
48. Kerri DeGroff- 40.441
6. Shaina Simonson- 3.810
15. Clancy Hesseltine- 5.86
1. Colter Glendy- 73
2. Jayde Atkins- 72
9. Jill Oatman- 9.2
10. Shelby Spanel- 9.22
Kearney Catholic Invite team results
1. Grand Island Central Catholic- 395
2. Gothenburg- 422
3. Kearney Catholic- 446
4. Doniphan-Trumbull- 452
5. Arcadia/Loup City- 475
6. Cozad- 494
7. Hastings St. Cecilia- 504
8. Kearney Catholic Green- 526
Kenzie Maschka- 116
Hannah Jacabowski (14th)- 109
Kenzie Hostetler- 124
4. Taylor Carkoski- 126