Articles from the April 20, 2017 edition

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 News    April 20, 2017 
 By Tonia Copeland    News    April 20, 2017 

Kimball's walking trail concept gains momentum

With support building for the project and a partnership between the City of Kimball and Kimball County, it appears that the long-awaited local walking trail may become a reality, though City Administrator Dan Dean said it really is still more of an...

 By Tonia Copeland    News    April 20, 2017 

Energy cooperative eyeing broadband market

Kimball County Commissioners heard a request from County Tourism Director Jo Caskey, regarding broadband service and not only subsequently approved pre-enrollment for the High Point Welcome Center but will also consider the same for other Kimball...

 By Tonia Copeland    News    April 20, 2017 

KMA sponsors Law Enforcement Appreciation

The Kimball Ministerial Association is often called on to assist in times of crisis. Often these volunteers are asked to help families in need of food or shelter and they often work with law...

 By Tonia Copeland    News    April 20, 2017 

Pets running at large are at increased risks

Pets running at large are at a higher risk, and locals are asked to leash, kennel or keep a closer eye on them when they are outdoors. Danger to pets are around every corner, from dogs at large and unvaccinated feral cats to vehicles on the highways...

 Obituaries    April 20, 2017 

Arlene E. (Bogle) Blair

Arlene Edith (Bogle) Blair was born during a blizzard on March 14, 1923, in a farmhouse on the land her father had homesteaded in western Nebraska near Bushnell. She was two months premature and was e...

 Obituaries    April 20, 2017 

James E. Colson

James E. Colson, 79, of Kimball, went to be with the Lord on Sunday, April 16, 2017.Graveside services will be held at 9:00 a.m. on Friday, April 21, 2017 at the Kimball Cemetery. Memorial services...

 Obituaries    April 20, 2017 

James F. (Taz) Martin

James "Taz" F. Martin, 59, of Kimball passed away on April 14, 2017 at Davis Hospice Center in Cheyenne. He was born April 28, 1957 in Boulder, CO to Donald and Joan Martin. He was a machinist and fab...

 Obituaries    April 20, 2017 

Donna J. Cantrell

Donna Jean Cantrell, age 80, of Callaway, died Sunday, Easter morning, April 16, 2017, at Callaway Good Life Center. Donna was born on November 24, 1936, near Callaway, Nebraska to George E. and...

 Obituaries    April 20, 2017 

Jacqueline "Jackie" Brown

Jacqueline "Jackie" Brown, 82, of Kimball, died at Kimball County Manor on Thursday, April 13, 2017. Funeral services will be held at 10:00 a.m. on Saturday, April 22, 2017 at the Cantrell Funeral...

 By Larry Nelson    News    April 20, 2017 

Veterans History Project

The Veterans History Project of the Library of Congress collects, preserves, and makes accessible the personal accounts of American war veterans so that future generations may hear directly from veterans and better understand the realities of war....

 By Tom Southard    Sports    April 20, 2017 

Brady Kilgore sets school record at WTC track meet

Brady Kilgore won the Western Trails Conference 110 meter hurdle race this past Thursday at Mitchell with a career best time of 14.59 seconds and in so doing, improved a 31-year-old Kimball High...

 By Tom Southard    Sports    April 20, 2017 

Kimball golf team picks up two wins

The Kimball High boy's golf team picked up two wins this past week and have opened up the season just the way coach Chad Wise predicted they would. After the Bayard Tournament was cancelled due to...

 By Desyree Nelson    Sports    April 20, 2017 

Kimball Junior High girls win the Potter-Dix meet, boys named runner-up

The Kimball junior high girls won the Potter-Dix junior high track meet, held on Wednesday, April 12, at the Kimball High School. The Kimball girls won the meet with a whopping 183 points, 71 points...

 By Tom Southard    Sports    April 20, 2017 

Jock Talk

Spring sports is really bringing out some outstanding efforts by the Kimball High tracksters and boys golfers. Just this past week sophomore Brady Kilgore broke a 31-year-old Kimball High record when he won the 110 meter high hurdles at the Western...

 News    April 20, 2017 
 By Tom Southard    News    April 20, 2017 

Reader sisters raise money for the Team Ashtyn Foundation

Tory and Jennifer Schwartz, along with their daughter Ashtyn, made a trip to Kimball recently to accept a check for $2,597 that Kimball High students, Alex and Kate Reader had raised to contribute to...

 Classifieds    April 20, 2017