Rock Port students, staff endure construction 'new normals'
(Rock Port) -- Construction work continues unabated in the Rock Port R-2 School District. Back in April, voters approved a $6.5 million bond issue for numerous facility upgrades. Speaking on KMA's "Morning Line" program Friday morning, Rock Port R-2 Superintendent Dr. Rex Bollinger says contractors recently poured the slab for a new facility replacing the former dome structure demolished last summer. Bollinger says the district now awaits steel studs for walls to be erected. One recent setback involves some construction-related damage to the high school gym floor.
R. Gary Burke, 81, Rock Port, Missouri
Location: First Christian Church, Rock Port. Visitation Location: There is no scheduled family visitation. Memorials: First Christian Church, Rock Port or English Grove Cemetery, Fairfax, Missouri. Funeral Home: Minter Funeral Chapel, Rock Port.
Three caught with meth, marijuana at southeast Nebraska home, authorities say
LINCOLN, Neb. (KLKN) – Three people were arrested Thursday after authorities found drugs inside a southeast Nebraska home, authorities say. The Richardson County Sheriff’s Office said deputies served a search warrant at a home in Falls City around noon. Inside, deputies found meth, marijuana, various pills and drug...
The gas price fluctuate between $2.88 and $3.09 in Rock Port as of 2023-12-01. Find the cheapest station near you.
Photo from Unsplash and unrelated to the city. For most people, it is a constant necessity of life to manage gas prices. The national average price for a gallon of regular-grade gas on Friday is $3.248, a week ago the price is $3.265 , according to AAA.
Fremont County Arrest Report
(Sidney) The Fremont County Sheriff’s Office released its latest arrest report from November 16 to November 29. On 11/16/2023, deputies arrested Mathew Stuart Lamkins, age 18, of Tabor, Iowa for Contributing to the Delinquency of a Minor. He was released on his recognizance. On 11/17/2023, deputies arrested Jacob Juan...
Reviving the Soul of the City: The Renaissance of America's Historic Downtowns
America's historic downtowns are the heartbeat of their cities, offering a living narrative of the nation's cultural and architectural evolution. From the cobblestone alleys of Boston's Beacon Hill to the vibrant hues of New Orleans' French Quarter, these districts encapsulate the local history and culture in their centuries-old facades. Charleston's Historic Downtown and San Diego's Gaslamp Quarter exemplify the successful blend of heritage preservation with modern vitality, providing a diverse array of art, music, cuisine, and shopping, all encased in the unique charm of their historical settings.
Shen pregnancy center project nears finish line
(Shenandoah) -- Officials with Shenandoah's new pregnancy and resource center are planning a late-January opening. Finishing touches remain for the new building located at the corner of 300 North Sycamore Street and 505 West Valley Avenue. Shenandoah's City Council sold the parcel to SPARC last year for $100. After several months of work, SPARC Spokesperson Kathy Langley says the project is nearing completion.
Peru State Gets Back in the Win Column With Strong Shooting Against Grand View
PERU, NE - The Peru State men's basketball team defeated the Grand View Vikings 104-87 at home in the AWAC on November 29. The Bobcats are now 7-1 overall and 3-1 in the Heart of America Conference. The Bobcats had a hot start in the first half with a layup...
UPDATE: Local agencies answer Shen nursing home evacuation call
(Shenandoah) -- Numerous local agencies responded to a carbon monoxide leak at a Shenandoah nursing facility Thursday morning. Shortly after 9 a.m., Shenandoah's Fire Department and Shenandoah EMS responded to Accura HealthCare of Shenandoah at 1203 South Elm Street for a reported carbon monoxide leak within the facility. Upon first responders' arrival, nursing home staff were in the process of evacuating residents per protocol. Firefighters entered the building and discovered high levels of carbon monoxide within the structure and confirmed a full evacuation was necessary.
Pioneers seek dual success, individual state qualifiers
Nebraska City Boys WrestlingFront row from left are Markus Nelson, Brock Weddle, Boston Harker, Tony Hartman, Grayson Vesely, Oscar Gonzalez, Jimmy Xon Velasquez; second row: Dominick Sterling, Trevor Flash, Carter Maybee, Lane Hobbs, Alex Peter, Jackson Barr, Harper Weldon, Ezekiel Martinez, Aden Nadeau; third row: Malikye Dovel, Daxx Bender, Drew Weddle, Jackson Kreifel, Gabe Hartman, Dawson Thorne, Jayden Adams and Pedro Bonilla. Not pictured are Isaac Bruggeman, Chris Moyer, Dane Lyons, Alex Christensen, and Bob York. Photo by Kirt Manion.
Four empty Union Pacific rail cars derail near Sidney rail yard
SIDNEY -- Union Pacific crews were busy today cleaning up after a four-car derailment near the Union Pacific yard in Sidney. The derailment started at about 7:30 a.m. today. All four cars were reported empty at the time of the derailment. No injuries occurred during the incident. UP crews were still at the scene near 8th Avenue and Illinois Street at 4 p.m.
Murray man killed in weather-related crash
SIDNEY, IOWA – The Fremont County Sheriff’s Office reports multiple accidents Saturday afternoon into the night, including a fatality. A sheriff’s office press release says deputies were called to a one-vehicle accident east of Thurman about an hour before sunset. David Hanser, 46, of Murray was driving...
Aquaculture newest commodity in Nebraska City
Something seems fishy about the farm south of Nebraska City in Otoe County. There’s been a lot of activity there the past two and a half years, and at night you can see a mysterious glow. Now delivery trucks go in out and of the driveway regularly. This hub...
First snow of the season
Atchison County received its first snowfall of the season on Saturday. Many said it wouldn’t stick, but Mother Nature decided otherwise.
Southeast Nebraska sheriff talks 911 concerns
Another 911 issue in less than three months in Nemaha County and other southeast Nebraska 911 centers has the Nemaha County Sheriff concerned.
Haunting Echoes: Brownsville's Ghostly Legacy and Historical Mystique
Brownsville, Texas, a city steeped in history, carries a mystique that transcends the ordinary, where ghostly whispers and historical significance intertwine. The spectral presence felt at the Captain Bailey Museum and the Hutchison House is just the tip of the iceberg. Phantom footsteps and mysterious figures are part of the town's allure, making places like the University of Texas Rio Grande Valley (UTRGV) campus hotspots for those seeking encounters with the beyond. Brownsville's charm is amplified by these unexplained phenomena, inviting the curious to explore its ghostly legacy.
Inspiring Pioneers look to continue positive energy
Nebraska City Girls BasketballFront row, from left are Kelsie Shea, Amiya Ellis, Clarisa Caraza, Payton Harrah, Alma Widen; second row: Hanna Marth, Makensie Briley, Hailey Balquier, Tarryn Godsey, Jeslene Polanco, Malayna Madsen, and Adisen Stukenholtz, student manager. Not pictured are Isabelle Johnson, Kiley Vodicka, Lexi Brown, student manager; and Addison Ferguson, student manager. Photo by Kirt Manion.
Old Time Notes – Atchison County Mail
• Mrs. Henry Barger of New Hope district north of Rock Port suffered severe cuts to her throat Thanksgiving evening when she fainted and fell into a bookcase with a glass front. The broken glass cut her neck and she lost a lot of blood. • Mr. and Mrs. John...
Suspects nabbed in Fremont County drug busts
(Sidney) -- Fremont County authorities are reporting a pair of unrelated drug busts over the past week. The Fremont County Sheriff's Office says 37-year-old Stephanie May McNutt of Council Bluffs was arrested for possession of methamphetamine, possession of fentanyl, possession of marijuana, possession of drug paraphernalia, bringing contraband into a correctional facility, a drug tax stamp violation and providing false identification information to law enforcement. The arrest stems from an incident last Friday, in which the suspect was found walking in the 2200 block of Highway 2 shortly after 6 p.m. Deputies made contract with the woman, who allegedly provided a false name. McNutt was later found in possession of approximately 7 grams of meth and a small bag of a substance testing positive for fentanyl.
Unyielding Spirit and Strategic Coordination: Key Drivers in Craig, Missouri's Recovery from the 2011 Flood
In 2011, the small town of Craig, Missouri faced a test of resilience when the Missouri River floodwaters ravaged the area, leaving a path of destruction in their wake. The local community, with the Drewes family at the forefront, fought valiantly to safeguard their livelihoods—crops, livestock, and heritage. This battle against nature's fury was emblematic of the town's unity and the steadfast commitment of its residents to overcome adversity.