A bit of history about Nebraska State Sales Tax. January 1984, Nebraska dropped sales tax on food. State sales tax
It’s been one year. I can’t wrap my mind around this whole thing. It still feels so surreal—people wearing masks
I’ve kicked around the idea of writing a series on local residents and how they’ve been affected by COVID for
By Nikki McKim This year the Richardson County Fair is doing things a little different. They’re doing a one day
Boy, am I missing plenty right now. What are you missing? I miss going to the movies. It may be
Silent films are criminally underrated. I know several people who won’t even give them the time of day. I confess
A couple of months ago, I was talking to a few of my friends about Norman Lloyd. It was November
Recently I received my child’s ESU4 health screening results in the mail. After reviewing the results and literature as it
What a shame we can’t even decorate outside for Fall without some careless person stealing your decorations. We had not
On. December 1, 1946, I walked in the door at 108 East 16th, said ‘hello’ shook hands all around and
Much as been written about Braniff International Flight #250 which crashed in Tony Schawang’s soybean field northeast of Falls City
It’s overdue time to toss a bouquet to the Auxiliary of Veterans of Foreign Wars Post l765. Auxiliary member Sherry
Over the weekend the metropolitan newspapers were filled with “what were you doing when you heard that President Kennedy had
The “Days of Yore” column a couple of weeks ago noted that several county men had been inducted into their
I know that I have mentioned this before. Helen Thomas, who died recently at the age of 92, was married
The recent death of Charles Schlicker ended one era of old Company B of the l34th Infantry, Nebraska National Guard.
Last Friday Oklahoma was inundated with another round of tornadoes. Through the weekend we learned of a mother and her child being sucked out of their car and killed as well as veteran storm researchers Tim Samaras, his son Paul and Carl Young. Every life lost is as valuable as the last but Tim Samaras was a face a lot of us came to know and respect.
Several weeks ago the Journal ran a photo/story about a dilapidated crate which Louie Fritz of Verdon had found when
Some bits and pieces. The May—June issue of “Nebraska Life” has an excellent feature story with the headline, “Broadcaster Lance
In the olden days, back when I was a kid, this would’ve been called “airing your dirty laundry.” In today’s age of sharing every detail of our lives on Facebook, most people would call it a status update. I prefer, however, to follow the lead of Good Morning America’s Robin Roberts, and call it, “Making My Mess My Message.” And since I had a really big mess, I also have a really big message.
The Sweet Sixteen Louisville-Duke basketball game in Indianapolis and the emotion which took over the arena when Louisville’s Kevin Ware
When you’re an old geezer like yours truly there aren’t all that many adrenaline rushes left. But I experienced one
This is some turning back the clock stuff. A couple of years back when Del and Shirley Bowers were living