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Saturday 02/28/2015
Who doesn't hug a baby goat?

Monday was McCool FFA’s meet the animals day, just one beneficiary of which was Jessi Webster, shown here cuddling a baby Boer goat.

Wonderline

The following questions were asked recently on the Wonderline:

Teacher Feature: Kathy Stern

This week’s featured teacher is Kathy Stern, a math teacher at Nebraska Lutheran High School.

Elks Club helps out Blue Valley Community Action

The Elks Club recently presented a $1,000 check to Blue Valley Community Action, to assist in the rebuilding of the center.

Habitual criminal allegations filed

YORK – One new drug-related charge has been filed against a former-York man, which is accompanied by legal allegations of habitual criminal status.

York College Mini Cheer Clinic

Sixteen little ladies joined the York College cheerleaders recently for the college’s annual cheer clinic.

Cyclonaire president to retire

YORK – Longtime president of the Cyclonaire Corporation, Jerry Elfring, has announced his retirement.

Transporting foods present unique challenges

Traveling with food can be a delicate issue.

For the Record

York Police Department

Applications being taken for YGH scholarships

YORK — York General Hospital (YGH) is pleased to announce that the Hospital will once again sponsor healthcare scholarships for local high school and college students.

Annie Jeffrey Health Fair offers Spring ‘Tune Up’

Every year as spring approaches, area farmers begin gearing up by having their farm machinery inspected before planting season gets into “full swing.” 

School Lunch Menus

>> CENTENNIAL

Saturday 02/28/2015
Permanent Record

County Court

Overview

NU vs. K-State Volleyball

Support Groups

>> Alzheimer’s Support Group - is a support group for those seeking emotional support and education. Meetings take place at 4 p.m. the second Tuesday of each month with the exception of May and December in the Great Room of the York General Hearthstone.

Health Calendar

MONDAY 3/2

Community Calendar

Feb. 26-28

Friday 02/27/2015
York County landowners win injunction to halt eminent domain

YORK — District Court Judge Mary Gilbride has granted York County landowners’ motion for a temporary injunction to halt TransCanada's use of eminent domain for the proposed Keystone XL pipeline.

Sex offender registration issue in court

YORK – A 23-year-old man, whose address is currently classified as the York County Jail in court documents, has been bound over to York County District Court.

Commissioners to have light agenda

YORK – It appears the York County Commissioners will have a light agenda when they convene on Tuesday morning, March 3.

A Paws for Pets

This “Sweet 16” story was written by one of our loyal and dedicated volunteers, Mona Peterson:

For the Record

York Police Department

Club Briefs

Bolton Post #19 American Legion Auxiliary

Church Calendar

ARBOR DRIVE

Overview

Blue Valley now taking clothes

Church Briefs

New Heights Assembly hosting “Love & Respect, Marriage Seminar” Feb. 27-28

Community Calendar

Feb. 26-28

Thursday 02/26/2015
'Rhinoceros' is a milestone

YORK -- The York College Theatre Department will present Eugene Ionescu’s Rhinoceros this Thursday through Sunday, Feb. 26-March 1. The production has a special significance for Director John Baker as it is the 100th play he has directed.

One-hundred shows later...

YORK — For director John Baker, “Rhinoceros” isn’t just another show. The opening of this production on the York College stage marks a significant milestone in the seasoned director’s life — it’s the 100th show he’s directed over the course of his career.

Local case postponed for federal sentencing

YORK – Sentencing in a local drug-related case has been postponed as the defendant is to be sentenced in federal court on Friday.

Board might comment on bill

YORK – A bill that would create a state bridge commission overseen by a program manager has prompted some conversation among the county commissioners – and they might offer their opinion before an upcoming legislative hearing.

High Plains art students recognized

POLK – Three students from High Plains Community School were recently recognized as Scholastic Art Award winners for the state of Nebraska.

Healthy snacks or should we say ‘the Mini-Meal?’

YORK - Snack foods are a big business these days. Most of us have at least one snack a day.

March Madness...

During March we will be offering quite a few technology related classes.

For the Record

York Police Department

Concordia’s premier instrumental ensemble on tour

SEWARD — The University Symphonic Band from Concordia University, Nebraska will perform at churches and schools throughout Texas, Oklahoma and Kansas during its annual tour. The band will perform March 5-14 on tour and at St. John Lutheran Church in its hometown of Seward, Nebraska, on March 22.

Community Calendar

Feb. 24 - 25

Overview

NU vs. K-State volleyball tickets

Wednesday 02/25/2015
Obama vetoes Keystone XL pipeline bill

WASHINGTON (AP) — Defying the Republican-run Congress, President Barack Obama rejected a bill Tuesday to approve construction of the Keystone XL oil pipeline, wielding his veto power for only the third time in his presidency.

Clinician lauds YHS instrumental talent

YORK – “You should be proud of these students,” Dr. Randy Neuharth repeatedly told his York audience.

Farmers take a hit... again

YORK – A state aid to education formula that districts outside Nebraska’s metro areas have found to be horribly flawed has dug its talons into York Public Schools … again.

Not guilty plea entered in threat case

YORK – A 39-year-old Waco man has pleaded not guilty to a charge of making terroristic threats.

County looks at motorgrader upgrades

YORK – When graders “drink oil,” as said by York County Highway Superintendent Harvey Keim, something obviously needs to be done within the fleet.

Pinewood Derby time

EXETER — Once a year Cub Scouts all over the nation are absorbed in the process of making a pinewood derby car.  

Henderson Home Show is Saturday

HENDERSON -- The Henderson Home Show is this Saturday, and if you aren’t planning to attend the show on Saturday, Feb. 28, you should change your plans and get ready for the biggest Henderson Home Show in the last five years.   

School News

Centennial

2014-2015 Second Quarter Honor Roll

St. Joseph  Catholic School — 2014-15  Second Quarter

Huber named to Bryan President’s List

LINCOLN – Bryan College of Health Sciences announces the President’s and Dean’s List for the Fall 2014 term.

Overview

YMS Honor Band Day

Community Calendar

Feb. 24 - 25

For the Record

York Police Department

UNMC announces dean’s list for fall 2014 semester

The University of Nebraska Medical Center has announced its fall 2014 dean’s list for students enrolled in its nursing, dentistry, pharmacy, radiography, clinical laboratory science and nuclear medicine technology programs.

Tuesday 02/24/2015
Police: Bomb threat suspect admitted to making post

YORK – Investigators say Ryan Boyer, 18, of York, has admitted to making the perceived bomb threat against York High School.

Home & Garden Show

Karaline Brekke of York gets a little help from her grandma, Geneva resident Carol Hendrych, to fill out an entry blank at this year’s York Home & Garden Show.

Jensen sells York radio stations

YORK – Mark Jensen, longtime radio broadcaster and local radio station owner, announced Monday the sale of York radio stations AM 1370 KAWL and Mix 105 KYMX.

Clerks await court decision on same sex marriage

YORK – Many people are waiting to see how U.S. District Judge Joseph Bataillon will rule regarding same sex marriage in Nebraska.

Sentencing postponed in drug case

YORK – A 19-year-old Waco man’s sentencing has been postponed in a case involving threats and methamphetamine possession.

Business Beat

Effective Wednesday, February 18, North Loup Valley Bank and North Loup Valley Insurance Agency Inc. were merged into Cornerstone Bank and Cornerstone Insurance Group respectively.  

For the Record

York Police Department

YCDC Lunch & Learn planned

Coming events

Overview

Henderson Home Show

Community Calendar

Feb. 24 - 25

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