Holdrege, NEdawsoncountyjournal.com

Prairie Museum Adds Gift from Phelps Memorial

HOLDREGE – The Nebraska Prairie Museum’s Don O. Lindgren Genealogy library recently received a gift from Phelps Memorial Health Center and MIG, ILL: Vicki Westcott, Shane Westcott, Ted Titus and Don Freitag. Two sets of rolling file shelving from Phelps Memorial Health Center and one set from the former Phelps...
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Sports Room at Holdrege’s Nebraska Prairie Museum sees improvements

HOLDREGE — The Nebraska Prairie Museum’s Sports Room recently has been revamped. The Sports Room features graphics, stories, photographs and equipment from many sports, athletes and other individuals whose talents represent Phelps County. At the top of the Sports Room stairs, a large football graphic of Holdrege High School’s 1959...
Atlanta, NEHastings Tribune

New HBO late-night host Sam Jay explains how Atlanta shaped her life

ATLANTA — Sam Jay considers her years in Atlanta as crucial in her development. The newest late-night talk show host on HBO, with her weekly show “Pause With Sam Jay,” Jay grew up in Boston but wanted to get out. She landed at Clark Atlanta University, but couldn’t afford it. So she attended a small community college at Phipps Plaza instead. “You had to go inside the Lord & Taylor down an escalator,” she said. “It was crazy.”
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Holdrege, NEruralradio.com

Merry-Go-Round at Prairie Museum Fixed Back in Shape

HOLDREGE – After several years of spinning kids around and around, the Nebraska Prairie Museum’s merry-go-round was showing its age and just gave out. Volunteer Mike Layton stepped up to make the necessary repairs and spent numerous hours rebuilding every piece of metal and wood to make sure it not only spins easy, but is safe for kids to play on. Thanks to Mike, the merry-go-round will be spinning for years to come.
Phelps County, NEKearney Hub

Dolly Parton's Imagination Library comes to Phelps County

HOLDREGE — Phelps County Community Foundation Executive Director Kara Faber hopes to foster a love of reading in the county’s youngest residents. PCCF has partnered with the Dollywood Foundation to bring Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library to Phelps County. “This was all formed by Dolly Parton. Dolly Parton had this idea...
Cozad, NEGrand Island Independent

Crane River to perform Cinderella in downtown Cozad

COZAD — Crane River Theater will hold a free hands-on sneak peek of its summer performance of “Cinderella” in downtown Cozad 1-2 p.m. June 10. Sponsored by Wilson Public Library, the performance will take place on the green space at the northeast corner of Eighth and F streets. If it rains, it will be moved to the library at 910 Meridian Ave.
Cozad, NEKearney Hub

Robert Henri Museum's Artist in Residence work makes her feel alive

COZAD — Cait Irwin’s relationship with art feels complicated on some levels — but also natural and joyful on others. “I just finished a job creating a mural,” she said from her home in Council Bluffs, Iowa. “I get paid pretty well for that work. As I was working on it, somebody said to me, ‘Too bad you can’t make a living as an artist.’ Well, what am I doing right now?”