April 27th, 2012
Late in the day April 26th, the U.S. Department of Labor withdrew proposed regulations of Child Labor in Agriculture. Nebraska Cattlemen submitted comments in opposition to the proposed regulations last fall when they were first introduced. These comments were among thousands that the Department of Labor received.
WEISSERT -- John Richards of Nebraska Public Power District presented NPPDâ€™s approach to wind development to the Weissert Grange community April 20. John is an engineer of renewable energy development. His goal through his presentation was to educate Weissertâ€™s citizens on the many benefits of wind generated power.
Wayne Edward Catlett was born at Ansley, July 31, 1925, the youngest child of William and Esther (Hanson) Catlett. He attended school at Broken Bow and Tappan Valley.
Ruth E. Crone, age 85 of Callaway formerly of Merna, died April 26, 2012, at the Callaway Good Samaritan Center. Graveside funeral services will be Monday, April 30, 2012, at 2 p.m. at the Grandview Cemetery at Anselmo with the Rev. D.R. Nelson officiating. Visitation will be Sunday from 1 - 7 p.m. with family greeting friends from 5 - 7 p.m. at Govier Brothers Mortuary. Interment will be at the Grandview Cemetery.
Donna Jeanette Eggleston, age 95 of Omaha, formerly of Ansley, died April 24, 2012, at Brookstone Meadows in Omaha where she has lived the past three
years. She was born Dec. 5, 1916, in Washington, Iowa, to Arthur and Monica (Shelby) Carpenter. She grew up in Comstock, and spent most of her life in Ansley on her husband's family farm.
She was preceded in death by husband Clarence Eggleston; grandson Reed Eggleston; brothers, Charles, Arthur, Walter and Harry Carpenter; sisters, Virginia Pierce, Elizabeth Carpenter and Ruth Tisher.
WASHINGTON - By just two votes more than the minimum required, the U.S. Senate Wednesday passed S 1789, the bipartisan 21st Century Postal Act, 62 to 37. NNA (National Newspaper Association) President Reed Anfinson, publisher of the Swift County Monitor-News in Benson, Minn., hailed the Senate's vote as a critical step toward restoring the U.S. Postal Service to soundness.
Charles and Amee (Wonch) Hall of McCook, proudly announce the birth of a baby girl. Livia Lee Hall was born March 29, 2012, at Tri Valley Hospital in Cambridge. She weighed 7 pounds 14 ounces and was 20 inches long. Proud grandparents are Rodney Wonch, and Jody and Ken Slingsby, all of Ansley, Lyman Hall of Culbertson, and Liz Moffett of Trout, La.. Great-grandparents are Maxine Wonch, and Gale and Judy Moody.
Melissa Dawn Fellows and Kenneth James Crawford are pleased to announce their engagement and upcoming marriage. The bride-to-be is currently employed as a CNA/ER tech at Jennie Melham Medical Center in Broken Bow.
The prospective groom is employed as frozen food manager at Grocery Kart in Broken Bow.
The couple plans to be married May 26, 2012, in a 4 p.m. ceremony in the Broken Bow City Square Park. Pastor Mike Wheatly will officiate.
Flower girl for the wedding will be Kaytee Crawford, and ring bearers will be Zakary and Shaun Crawford, all children of the groom.
Bradley Ray Hendrickson, age 41 of Broken Bow, died Friday, April 20, 2012, at his home.
Brad was born Jan. 28, 1971, in Broken Bow to Ted and Mary (Trotter) Hendrickson. He attended Broken Bow schools, graduating in 1989.
After graduation he was employed at Becton-Dickinson until he moved to Phoenix, Ariz., where he worked for Revlon Company. Upon his return to Broken Bow in 1996, he went back to B-D, and worked there until he had to leave for health issues.
Evelyn Patterson, 88, longtime Ogallala resident, died Friday, April 20, 2012, in Golden Ours Convalescent Home in Grant.
Evelyn F. Patterson was born March 12, 1924 in Ansley, the daughter of Thomas and Florence (Armour) Price. She attended school in Ansley until her junior year when she and her family moved to Ogallala. She graduated in 1942.
November 7, 1942, Evelyn married Douglas Patterson at Grand Island. The couple lived in Ansley and Lexington before they moved to Ogallala in 1956.