Horizon Bank celebrates Latimer’s 30th year

WAVERLY – The year was 1991 when Janet Latimer accepted the opportunity to lead Horizon Bank, then known as Lancaster County Bank in Waverly. A graduate of both George Mason University and the Graduate School of Banking at the University of Wisconsin, Janet began her banking career with Union Bank and Trust in 1978. In 1991, Janet joined the banking […]

Meyer, Schawang represent Titans, Vikings in Shrine Bowl

KEARNEY – The 63rd annual Shrine Game last Saturday saw the North team defeat the South by the score of 10-3 in a defensive battle. The yearly summer football game is held at Ron and Carol Cope Stadium Foster Field on the campus of the University of Nebraska-Kearney. The North team scored early on a two-yard touchdown run by Dexter […]

Titans top Vikes behind five-run burst in the fifth

HICKMAN – The Hickman American Legion Post 105 Seniors fell behind early against Waverly Empire Netting and Fence Seniors but came back to win 6-3 last Tuesday at Buchanan Field in Hickman. Waverly jumped out to an early 2-0 lead in the top of the second due to a passed ball and a groundout. Hickman first got on the board […]

Skid steer stolen from rural Hickman residence

HICKMAN – A residential burglary from a rural Hickman acreage is being investigated by LSO. The theft of a 2017 Bobcat skid steer, valued $20,000, from 2801 Stagecoach Road occurred between June 4 and 5.

Norris tennis players named to NCA All-State teams

FIRTH – On Monday, the Nebraska Coaches Association announced the Girls All-State selections for the 2021 season. In Class B, Omaha Duchesne’s Meena Satpathy was named First-Team captain for the 2021 season. Satpathy only dropped one game in the entire state tournament and dominated in the championship match with a 6-0, 6-0 win. Along with Satpathy from Omaha Duchesne were […]

Use caution when spraying herbicides to reduce potential for drift

VOICE NEWS REGION – Each spring there is potential for challenges in getting herbicides applied in a timely matter for good weed control. With good precipitation weeds will take off if they have not been treated yet. High winds will slow the opportunity to treat fields safely in a timely manner. With the warmer weather, weeds will be exploding. It […]

Pickin’ for a Living

Walton driver fails to yield at curve

WALTON – On Friday morning A Walton man driving a 2013 Volkswagen Touare was westbound on A Street and a Lincoln man driving a 2005 Ford SRW was southbound on South 120 Street. A Street is controlled by a stop sign for westbound traffic and 120th Street has no traffic controls around the curve onto the paved segment of A […]

Painting a life you love

Allen uses art skills in various ways

Joan (Rhoten) Allen, of Beatrice, has endured many ups and downs in her 83 years, but has trusted God through it all. “As the years go by, the more and more I realize how much he does love us and we depend on Him,” Joan said. Joan was born in 1938 in Unadilla as the first of four children. She […]

Eggleston donates to Hickman Foundation

HICKMAN – The Hickman Area Community Foundation Fund partnered with Sherri Eggleston of Sherri Eggleston Photography to take youth sports pictures. Parents and families could purchase various collectible items that included both individual and team pictures. Pictures are currently being delivered to the families through their team coaches. Eggleston presented a donation of $1,551.06 to the HACFF on June 3. […]