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 By Barb Cross    News    October 31, 2019

Food Bank Coming To Harrisburg Nov, 4

Good morning Banner County and welcome to winter – and it is November already! I feel like this year has just flown. We have had one graduation in our family and one wedding, and they say good times make that time fly faster. Maybe so. Speaking of...

 
 By Barb Cross    News    October 24, 2019

Run Like The Wind, Deven!

Good morning! I hope you all are doing well and as Nebraskans we are known to deal with whatever season we are dealt with – on a daily basis and sometimes several seasons in one day! Yesterday it was winter, and this morning we have spring....

 
 By Barb Cross    News    October 17, 2019

Check It Out: Banner County Notes Filled With Events

Good morning Banner County, friends and neighbors! Today it is summer, but I think fall is in for tomorrow. Crazy weather we have been having ... I still have snow in a few places in my yard. I will take every nice day that comes my way from here on...

 
 By Barb Cross    News    October 10, 2019

The Beat Goes On In Banner As First Snowfall Approaches

Good morning Banner County, at least so far. As I write this, we are preparing for our first winter snow. Yuck. I am never ready, and won’t be until about Dec. 24. Too bad, too sad for me; here it comes anyway! Here are a few things going on that...

 
 By Barb Cross    News    October 3, 2019

It's A Banner Homecoming Week

Good morning! Fall is definitely in the air, right along with football. Here at Banner County School this is Homecoming week. Today is throwback Thursday and there is cross country at Bayard. Tomorrow, Friday, October 4th, they will begin banding...

 
 By Barb Cross    News    September 26, 2019

Busy, Busy Times In Banner And Beyond

Good morning! Here we are beginning the last week in September, unbelievable! And a busy time it is for sure. Today, September 26th the junior high football team will take on Guernsey at 2 p.m., home field. Come on out and support these young folks!...

 
 By Barb Cross    News    September 19, 2019

Banner School Groups Going On The Road

Good morning friends and neighbors near and far! Hope this beautiful fall weather has been just what you needed. Some of  you might have had a little more rain then necessary this past week, don’t know.  Just hoping that all is well on your end....

 
 By Barb Cross    News    September 12, 2019

It's Back To School Night At Banner County School

Good morning Banner County, and a beautiful one it is! We had rain here a few evenings ago and I am not sure if that was a help or a hindrance for those of you getting the corn fields ready. I have myself no corn, so I enjoyed the rain. Well,...

 
 By Barb Cross    News    September 5, 2019

Friday Night Lights Return To Banner County

Good morning, Banner County. Here is hoping that you have had a good week, Labor Day included! You know it has been quite awhile since we have seen the lights on at the school football field. This past Friday was that night, and although there...

 
 By Barb Cross    News    March 14, 2019

Banner County Notes

Good morning Banner County, and bahh hum bug to the snow. Wouldn’t ya know that our winter would wait until spring to show up! Now with the time change we also have one more hour of daylight to enjoy it instead of all of those evenings when it was...

 

Banner County News, Notes & Nonsense

With Valentine’s Day behind us and a few days off from school it sure has been nice to just enjoy being home. We (I) have under taken a re-modeling project that I am getting really tired of and will be glad to have completed. Hopefully that will...

 

Banner County News, Notes & Nonsense

Good morning Banner County, neighbors near and far. What a busy week last week was--Music students at Chadron, District FFA at Gordon, and District wrestling at Sutherland…Not to mention basketball. As these particular sports seasons are starting...

 

Banner County News, Notes & Nonsense

Who believes that underground chipmunk Punxsutawney Phil anyway? Little snow here this past week and looking like warmer weather for at least a few days. Rain would be nice. This past weekend I had a chance to finally visit for a few minutes with...

 

Banner County News, Notes & Nonsense

I hope everyone enjoyed the terrific warm weather that we had over the past week. Although we have had more average temperatures for the last several days, I think it will warm up again somewhat. My yard is full of tumble weeds. I have no use for...

 

Banner County News, Notes & Nonsense

Boy oh boy, has this month been a busy one! It seems like when school is in session we are all in perpetual motion, and believe me sometimes my personal motion is pretty s-l-o-w! The nicer weather has sure helped my attitude although I would dearly...

 

Banner County News, Notes & Nonsense

Greetings to all in Banner County, friends near and far. My wish for us all is a little more moisture, not quite such freezing temperatures. The snow with blowing winds caused an earlier school closure last Friday in at least two schools, including...

 

Banner County News, Notes & Nonsense

Several ladies joined in celebrating the arrival of our newest community member, Miss Sierra Sue Johnson with a baby shower held Sunday, December 30, at the Harrisburg Community Church. Mom Stacy allowed us to take turns holding this beautiful...

 

Banner County News, Notes & Nonsense

Hello out there in Banner County and to our friends and neighbors. We still have snow on the ground and is it ever a welcome sight--although we could do without these freezing temperatures! News is going in early this week and so I have very little...

 

Banner County News, Notes & Nonsense

As I sit down to write this last newsletter of 2012, I cannot help but remember when we on the brink of the new century, back in 1999. Some folks were pretty sure that the world was coming to an end. And most recently of course all of the hoopla...

 

Banner County News, Notes & Nonsense

Good Morning to each of you here in Banner County and to all of our friends and neighbors near and far. Here is hoping that you are all ready for the Christmas holiday. I am not completely, but I am getting closer. Guess that is a great thing since...

 

Banner County News, Notes & Nonsense

This past week has been pretty busy and aren’t they all this time of year? Students ended the week, some of them anyway by holding a 4-H meeting right after school in the cafeteria. Seven girls went over sewing machine mechanism recognition and...

 

Banner County News, Notes & Nonsense

With weather predications mostly in the 60 degree range this week it sure does not feel like December--which is fine by me, other than I really want some moisture. Sort of like wanting my cake and eating it too! I also still have a few things that...

 

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