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Zona was also thrilled to have her only granddaughter Christy attend her birthday party at the New Horizons Care Center along with her two great-grandchildren, Toni and Anthony.
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Zona Bird is 100 years young

New Horizons Care Center resident Zona Bird turned 100 years old this week and celebrated with friends and family at a party that was held in her honor on Saturday at the care center. “If I have to be 100, […]

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Jerry Anderson poses in front of the bell tower at the Lovell Elementary School, the final school he taught at during his 18-year career.
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Anderson missing working with special ed kids

[caption id="attachment_6706" align="alignright" width="290"] Jerry Anderson poses in front of the bell tower at the Lovell Elementary School, the final school he taught at during his 18-year

Museum board members Rich Fink and Karen Spragg have some good-natured fun at the museum fundraiser while announcing winners of the silent auction items on Saturday, Aug. 17, at the Lovell Community Center. 
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Fundraiser nets more than $10K for Lovell-Kane Area Museum

[caption id="attachment_6696" align="alignright" width="326"] Museum board members Rich Fink and Karen Spragg have some good-natured fun at the museum fundraiser while announcing winners of the silent auction

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Jan Ellis: Kids ‘stole her heart’ in School District 2 while she boosted life skills for 28 years

[caption id="attachment_6695" align="alignright" width="229"] Jan Ellis[/caption] It’s not often that a person can say with utter sincerity, “I loved every minute of it,” after 28 years in a

These Shores of Safety members Jacob Price, Koty Johnson, RJ Flores and Kenny Grant performed at the Oasis Aug. 3. Not pictured is Aaron Flores.

Local metal band shares a positive message and loves making music

Looking for a band that will “rock your socks off?” Well, local metal band These Shores of Safety loves making music and sharing a positive message with its

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Relay raises more than $38K to fight cancer

More than 400 candle-lit luminarias, 10 teams of dedicated fundraisers and countless volunteers helped raise $38,758 to benefit the American Cancer Society at the sixth annual Relay

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Disturbed by what I saw

I thought I was open-minded. Raised by my open and well-educated mother and father, and having traveled fairly widely and having known a lot of different kinds of

Lovell High School sophomore Curtis Purcell caught a record-breaking Sunfish in Lovell Lake on July 9, at around 7 p.m. while fishing with his father. He thought about throwing it back but kept it because it swallowed the hook.
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Young fisherman breaks record with catch

Fifteen-year-old Curtis Purcell has one heck of a fish story to tell after finding out that a Green Sunfish he came close to throwing back into a lake

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Pioneer Day Citizens Emeritus Nick and Joan Welch

Nick and Joan Welch have been named the citizens emeritus for the 2013 Cowley Pioneer Day celebration. Here is an edited version of the Pioneer Book article in

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Pioneer Day Grand Marshals, Larry and Betty Leonhardt

The Leonhardt family began in Gering, Neb., as Larry Leonhardt was born to Henry and Viola Leonhardt on Oct. 24, 1934. Larry was the first of four children