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Articles from the October 4, 2018 edition

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 By Tonia Copeland    News    October 4, 2018

Jury duty - right and responsibility

Editor’s note: This is the first of two stories planned regarding jury duty. Please see next week’s Western Nebraska Observer for more information. Let’s talk fundamental rights. One right guaranteed to Americans is the right to a trial by...

 
 By Tonia Copeland    News    October 4, 2018

New activities and old favorites renewed at 2018 Farmer's Day

Farmer's Day 2018 had many new activities to enjoy along with several familiar festivities, but one thing was missed by many – the car show. According to committee member Assunta Nelson, the longtim...

 
 By Tonia Copeland    News    October 4, 2018

2018 Farmer's Day Dignitaries

Each year the Farmer's Day committee seeks nominations for stand-out citizens in three categories: Outstanding Farmer/Rancher, Outstanding Homemaker and the Grand Marshal. This year they culled the...

 
 By Tonia Copeland    News    October 4, 2018

Demo Derby a Farmer's Day highlight for many

The Farmer's Day Demolition Derby was another exciting show for spectators on Saturday evening, with one car getting turned on its side and another ablaze, it was maybe a little too exciting for...

 
 By Tonia Copeland    News    October 4, 2018

Fun Run kicks off Farmer's Day Fun

Results are in for the 2018 Farmer's Day Fun Run. Those running the five mile were few, and led by Bryant Knigge with a time of 33:16. Many readers will remember Bryant from his days at Kimball Public...

 
 By Tonia Copeland    News    October 4, 2018

Bob Quick's Journey led him straight into Kimball, and straight into a fun student initiation

Bob Quick isn't afraid to live, in 14 years he was been dead twice, once for 3.5 minutes and once for 22 minutes. Bob has had 27 heart procedures, 19 stents and now has an ICD in his chest that...

 

Alta "Toots" Maxted

Alta Elizabeth "Toots" Maxted, age 89, of Washington, died Friday, September 28, 2018, quietly in her sleep. Alta was born May 14, 1929, in Kimball, Nebraska to Truman Orison (T.O.) and Effie Mae...

 

Letter to the Editor

The Farmer’s Day Committee would like to thank everyone who contributed, volunteered, participated and enjoyed all the events last weekend. We hope everyone liked having more events downtown and the gorgeous weather this year! Without the City’s...

 
 By Tom Southard    Sports    October 4, 2018

Longhorns get Homecoming win over Perkins County 60-42

On a very cold Friday afternoon, the Kimball High Longhorn Football Team secured their 2nd win of the season defeating visiting Perkins County 60-42 in a high scoring contest. The contest was a rare...

 
 By Dakota Kuhns    Sports    October 4, 2018

Lady Coyotes hold off the Storm in a 3-1 win

Potter-Dix Lady Coyotes rolled on to one more W this past Friday in their Homecoming match with Creek Valley taking them to 7-7 this season. In the four set match the Lady Coyotes came strong and...

 
 By Tom Southard    Sports    October 4, 2018

Payton Wise... State Qualifier

Kimball High's Payton Wise is headed to the Nebraska Girl's Class C State Golf Tournament! In her first year of High School golf, the talented young freshman, finished in 3rd place in the individual...

 
 By Staff Report    Sports    October 4, 2018

Lady Horns fall to Pine Bluffs in 3 sets

The Kimball Lady Horns fell to Pine Bluffs last Thursday, Sept. 27 in their away game just across state lines. In three sets the Hornets were able to close out the match, taking the first set win...

 
 By Tom Southard    Sports    October 4, 2018

Jock Talk

Payton Wise is our headline story of the week. Congrats young lady for your third place finish at the District Golf Tournament. What an accomplishment as a freshman in your first season of high school golf to qualify for the upcoming state...

 
 By Dakota Kuhns    Sports    October 4, 2018

Potter-Dix falls to Creek Valley

Potter-Dix suffered their first district loss last Friday, Oct. 4 to Creek Valley, 64-27. The Coyotes were able to get some points on the board in the first quarter of the 2018 Homecoming game but the Storm were also able to put some points up...

 

Kimball runners keep improving their times

Kimball's Cross County team ran the course in Gothenburg on Thursday, Sept. 27 with nearly all the Longhorns showing improvement, once again, on their times. Perhaps the standout at Gothenburg was...

 

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