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  • Multimedia Memories

    About a year ago, Gary Cochran had an idea.

    Cochran's 97-year-old grandmother had just passed away and his children, ages 2 and 4 at the time, didn’t really know their great-grandmother or really who she was from looking at old photos.

  • Preserving Our Past

    It’s a project that’s been talked about off and on for two decades in Glenwood.

    An interpretive center that would compliment the Glenwood American Indian Earth lodge and serve as a tourist attraction for visitors interested in learning about the unique archeological history of the Loess Hills and the ancestral Plains Indians who once inhabited the region.

    “The long-term goal is to establish an interpretive center where people can learn about the Glenwood Culture,” Mills County Conservation Board member Wayne Phipps said during a recent interview.

  • Preserving Our Past

    It’s a project that’s been talked about off and on for two decades in Glenwood.

    An interpretive center that would compliment the Glenwood American Indian Earth lodge and serve as a tourist attraction for visitors interested in learning about the unique archeological history of the Loess Hills and the ancestral Plains Indians who once inhabited the region.

    “The long-term goal is to establish an interpretive center where people can learn about the Glenwood Culture,” Mills County Conservation Board member Wayne Phipps said during a recent interview.

  • Still Unsolved One Year Later

    CeCe Spotts still can’t bring herself to drive by the scene.

    Just an anonymous piece of concrete and gravel along northbound Interstate 29, not far from the 43 mile marker to most, to Spotts it’s where she lost her father.

    Joseph Spotts was killed by a hit-and-run driver on June 1, 2008, while helping a friend who had run out of gas.

    “I just don’t like driving on the interstate,” said Spotts, 22.

  • Still Unsolved One Year Later

    CeCe Spotts still can’t bring herself to drive by the scene.

    Just an anonymous piece of concrete and gravel along northbound Interstate 29, not far from the 43 mile marker to most, to Spotts it’s where she lost her father.

    Joseph Spotts was killed by a hit-and-run driver on June 1, 2008, while helping a friend who had run out of gas.

    “I just don’t like driving on the interstate,” said Spotts, 22.

  • Nightwing Returning To Amphitheater

    A popular band from Offutt Air Force Base returns to the Davies Amphitheater Sunday evening for a free concert.

    Night Wing is the country/rock showcase group of the United States Air Force Heartland of America Band stationed at Offutt Air Force Base in Bellevue. Night Wing honorably represents more than 329,000 Air Force professionals around the world who diligently watch over the skies protecting and defending all those who cherish freedom.

  • Nightwing Returning To Amphitheater

    A popular band from Offutt Air Force Base returns to the Davies Amphitheater Sunday evening for a free concert.

    Night Wing is the country/rock showcase group of the United States Air Force Heartland of America Band stationed at Offutt Air Force Base in Bellevue. Night Wing honorably represents more than 329,000 Air Force professionals around the world who diligently watch over the skies protecting and defending all those who cherish freedom.

  • Alcohol possibly a factor in Thurman death

    THURMAN - Medical and law enforcement authorities in Fremont County believe alcohol may have contributed to the death of a 32-year-old man found dead Sunday morning inside a camper trailer.

    Thurman Rescue and the Fremont County Sheriff’s Office responded around 10 a.m. to a report of an unresponsive male at 702 Filmore St. Rescue personnel discovered Thomas Jazon Smith dead inside a camper parked on the property.

  • Alcohol possibly a factor in Thurman death

    THURMAN - Medical and law enforcement authorities in Fremont County believe alcohol may have contributed to the death of a 32-year-old man found dead Sunday morning inside a camper trailer.

    Thurman Rescue and the Fremont County Sheriff’s Office responded around 10 a.m. to a report of an unresponsive male at 702 Filmore St. Rescue personnel discovered Thomas Jazon Smith dead inside a camper parked on the property.

  • Ambassadors share common bond

    The ambassadors for the 2009 Mills County Relay For Life share a common bond.

    Vicki Bird, Marcia Keith and Sid Williams have found out first-hand how formidable of a foe cancer can be. They are all at different stages of overcoming a disease that claims over 500,000 lives every year. Latest statistics show that one out of every four Americans will be diagnosed with cancer sometime during their lifetime.

    “When you see the survivors at the Relay For Life, it reminds you of how many people have been affected,” Bird said.