Larry Gerlt, VFW State Commander for Nebraska, has been visiting local VFW posts around the state to speak with members on the latest topics concerning Nebraska veterans.
As a Nebraska state trooper for 26 years, including 18 as an undercover drug officer, Ogallala’s Bill Redinger has pretty much seen it all.
Two families lost all their possessions in a fire that destroyed two mobile homes in Benkelman early Tuesday morning.
Winning the top three places at the annual Chamber Chili Cookoff were, from left, Luis Rodriguez, second, and also the People’s Choice winner; sisters Jasmine and Keylee Johnson, first; and Andre Rodriguez, third. Contest coordinator Jack Schieder said this year was the first time one of the place winners was also the People’s Choice winner. (Johnson Publications photo)
Tasters enjoyed both spicy and mild concoctions at the sixth annual Chili Cookoff, sponsored last Thursday by the Imperial Chamber of Commerce.
Hanging Horseshoe Brewing Co. and Broken Arrow Cellars are hosting a “Mini Masters” community-involved 9-hole Putt Putt golf tournament this Saturday.