Ganshert retires from Air Force after 24 years

The 357th hangar, Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, Tuscon, Ariz. was the setting for the retirement ceremony for Master Sergeant Eric W. Ganshert on June 16, 2017. An A-10 (warthog) served as a backdrop. Retired Major Christoper Ganshert (his brother) conducted the ceremony. MSGT Ganshert served in the USAF for 24 years being stationed at Lakeland AFB, Texas, Sheppard AFB, Texas, Cannon AFB, N.M., Eielson AFB, Alaska, Pope AFB, N.C., Osan AB, Korea and Davis-Monthan AFB, Ariz. During his career he

Read more...

Rushville teen returns home after rollover accident

By Lauren Brant

On Sunday, June 18 family and friends learned that Faith and Jayla Brehmer of Rushville were in a single vehicle rollover accident and Faith was taken to the hospital with life-threatening injuries. The sisters were traveling to Angostura Lake, south of Hot Springs, S.D.

According to the South Dakota Highway Patrol, the accident occurred on Sunday at 12:15 p.m. on U.S. Highway 18 at mile marker 57, five miles north of Oelrichs, S.D. They were in a 2005 Hummer H2 traveling

Read more...

Nebraska Baseball Academy Held In Rushville

By Berklie Haag

On Monday, June 26, a beautiful day to play ball, the Nebraska Baseball Academy traveled to the Historic Modisett Ball Park in Rushville to host a one day camp. 

Six members of the University of Nebraska-Lincoln Husker Baseball Team, both players and coaching staff, helped teach and perfect all areas of baseball to 67 youth from Sheridan County and surrounding areas. Kids, ranging in age from 7-18 years old, traveled from all around to participate in the camp. Various

Read more...

Community unites to Keep the Faith

By Lauren Brant

Mikaylee Campbell talked to her mom about Faith and Jayla Brehmer’s vehicle accident that resulted in Faith being hospitalized. Jayla sustained minor injuries, but Faith remains in the hospital after she was ejected from the vehicle.

To support Faith’s recovery, 7-year-old Mikaylee Campbell told her mother, Kim Turnbull-Campbell, she wanted to have a lemonade stand for Faith. She told her mom she would use her money to buy the lemonade. “She took it to the

Read more...

Commissioners appoint Tina Skinner as County Assessor

By Lauren Brant

The County Commissioners held a regular meeting on Monday, June 19 at 9 a.m. in the county courthouse. All members were present.

The board moved to accept the agenda and June 12 minutes as presented. Chairman Jack Andersen abstained from voting on the minutes due to his absence.

There was a discussion about the upcoming protest hearings. The county has currently received around twenty protest forms. Attached to the form is a note for Sheridan County taxpayers to schedule

Read more...

District Court: Two Two sentenced to 34 to 44 years for child abuse

By Lauren Brant

District Court was held on Tuesday, May 16 at 9:15 a.m. at the Sheridan County Courthouse in Rushville, Neb., with Judge Travis O’Gorman presiding.

The case of Logan Lundahl, et. al versus Lilia Chavarin et. al was set for a motion for default judgment. J.P. Morgan Chase Bank was present to ask the court to dismiss charges against his clients because Chavarin has filing restrictions in other courts. Chavarin filed a motion for default judgment on two defendants who did

Read more...

Fireworks: Celebrate By Making A Bang - Safely

By Berklie Haag

With Independence Day fast approaching, adults and children are overwhelmed with anticipation of celebration and fireworks. Even with the excitement of July 4, people need to be safe and responsible with their firework use. 

June 24 is the day that the state of Nebraska issues as the day that firework sales may begin. The City of Gordon allows fireworks to be sold from June 25 to July 4. Fireworks may be discharged between 8 a.m. and 10 p.m. from June 25 to July 3 and

Read more...

Gordon Theater moves forward with purchases following big fundraising weekend

By Jordan Huether

It has been a big week for the Gordon Movie Theater. On Thursday and Friday of last week, the Albany 4-H club held a yard sale fundraiser to help the theater purchase seats, raising $632 for the cause. Then, Open Range Beef helped put on a meat sale and hamburger feed at the theater Saturday which raised another $9,400, putting the total for the week over $10,000.

A long line had already formed at the meat sale before the meat had even arrived at the scene. By noon, only two

Read more...

Memorial Day Services remember fallen soldiers

By Lauren Brant

The sun beamed down on all Sheridan County cemeteries for the Memorial Day services on Monday, May 30. People arrived early to place flowers and American flags on graves of loved ones who lost their lives serving our country.

The American Legion Post #161, #34, and #239 honored fallen service men and women with the presentation of the nation’s colors and firing three volleys. 

Master Sgt. Carl Dehling of the Army National Guard in Chadron was the guest speaker for

Read more...
Subscribe to this RSS feed