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 By Barb Cross    News    March 19, 2020

Banner County Notes: Our Different World

Good morning! Are we not living in quite a different world at this minute then we were at this time last week? Yes, I am referring to the COVID-19 virus and the effects that it is having on all of us in one way or another. When this all started in...

 
 By Barb Cross    News    March 12, 2020

Banner County Notes: Friday The 13th, Full Moon & Makeup Snow Day All At Once

Good morning, Banner County. Spring is in the air and snow is on the ground, skifts anyway. I hope that is all we get and will be exchanging the snow for rain. This past Sunday evening it rained pretty hard for a while there. My little dog Norman...

 
 By Barb Cross    News    March 5, 2020

Banner County Notes: March Is On Track In Harrisburg

Good morning, Banner County! Here we are in the first week of March and track practice is upon us. Watch out for those kids out running here and there. They usually are pretty good about wearing a safety vest, but it doesn’t hurt to be extra...

 
 By Barb Cross    News    February 27, 2020

You Can Kiss It Goodbye

Good morning Banner County, and here we are kissing the month of February goodbye. We even have an extra day and it still is short and has gone by pretty fast. It is still yet to be seen as to whether March will bring us kite flying weather or high...

 
 By Barb Cross    News    February 20, 2020

Community Basketball & Supper Set In Banner

Good morning Banner County, friends near and far. This past week many folks celebrated Valentines Day, 4-H had beef weigh-in, and most schools had a day (or two) off for Presidents Day. Pretty busy weekend. This up coming week however seems a lot...

 
 By Barb Cross    News    February 13, 2020

Gabriel Temple Wins Banner Spelling And Geography Bees

Hello everyone and Happy Valentine’s Day! It is tomorrow and what it means to me at this moment is … Well..we are almost half way through February, and how did that happen, Cupid?? Seriously, I do wish you all a special day, at least a nice one....

 
 By Barb Cross    News    February 6, 2020

Banner County School Board Seats Up For Election

Good morning everyone this first week of February 2020. Wow, did this ever sneak up on me. I totally did not realize the date and forgot to mention ol’ Phil and his weather prediction for the next six weeks. I did see where he claimed six more...

 
 By Barb Cross    News    January 30, 2020

Times Just Keeps Flying And I Don't Get It

Well, here we go again. This is the final week of January 2020. Time just keeps on flying and I don't get it. I am not having that much fun. On top of that, it has felt more like spring and I would...

 
 By Barb Cross    News    January 23, 2020

Destroyed Building Once A Blacksmith Shop

Good morning Banner County, friends near and far. Beautiful out there this morning, blue and calm. No smell of smoke in the air, unlike one day this past week when the fire department was called to douse a fire which totally destroyed a storage...

 
 By Barb Cross    News    January 16, 2020

A Beautiful Day In The Neighborhood

Good morning on a beautiful day in the neighborhood! No wind, no snow, no complaints! A few events in the valley this week. Beginning tomorrow, Friday January 17, there will be another Farm Bill Education meeting out at the Panhandle Research and...

 
 By Barb Cross    News    January 9, 2020

Geography Bee On The Map In Banner

Good morning, welcome January! This week we are talking about events scheduled up until next Wednesday, which is January 15 already! My, oh my. Hard to believe. So backing up just a bit. This Saturday, January the 11th, the Banner County Wildcat...

 
 By Barb Cross    News    January 2, 2020

Pretty Slow In Banner

Here we are, January, 2, 2020. Only thing better will be 2-2-2020, haha. Time sure is flying! So, did you make a New Year’s resolution? I kinda sorta did. Since time seems to be flying by, I don’t see the point in making that diet resolution, so...

 
 By Barb Cross    News    December 26, 2019

The Year 2020: Another Chance For Us All To Grow

Good morning Banner County and friends near and far. Here is – assuming that you’re making it through the Christmas season and are looking toward New Year’s Eve and are ready for the New Year – another chance to grow. As you know, the kids...

 
 By Barb Cross    News    December 19, 2019

Worth Saying More Than Once: Merry Christmas

Good Morning, Banner County! Here we are and one week from today Christmas will be over and there will be less than one week left in the year 2019. Just cannot believe it. Time is sure flying and I know for a fact I am not having that much fun! This...

 
 By Barb Cross    News    December 12, 2019

Yes, Winter Has Arrived In Banner County

Good morning Banner County, friends near and far. Winter has arrived. Our family took a little road trip this past weekend and I was surprised to see so many pheasants. In several different places and counties. My dad loved to hunt and he would have...

 
 By Barb Cross    News    December 5, 2019

After Two Days Without Power, Banner Awaits Santa

Good morning Banner County! Here is hoping that everyone had a wonderful Thanksgiving, especially since the aftermath was not what any of us wanted. And I do not mean the extra pounds! The blizzard...

 
 By Barb Cross    News    November 28, 2019

The Big Man Coming To Banner School For Breakfast Dec. 7

Good morning, Banner County friends near and far. As I write this, we are awaiting a predicted snowstorm. I am quite happy to keep on waiting. It would be great if all of you that are traveling for...

 
 By Barb Cross    News    November 21, 2019

Date Set For Santa Breakfast In Banner County

Good morning Banner County! I see corn harvest is still under way for some of us, finished for others. Spring weather out here today, breezy and mild. And we are toward the end of November and looking toward Thanksgiving! I hope this great weather ho...

 
 By Barb Cross    News    November 14, 2019

One-Act Play And Dinner This Friday At Banner County School

Good morning Banner County, friends near and far. A chilly one it has been at that. Thankful for the bit of snow; any moisture is welcome right now even though corn harvest is yet to be finished. Banner County School has been bursting with activity...

 
 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!...

 

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