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Cowboy Trail in News Again

The Nebraska Tourism Commission and the Nebraska Game and Parks Commission invite the public to attend one of six upcoming public information sessions discussing the master plan for the Cowboy Recreation and Nature Trail. Staff from both commissions will make short presentations at the beginning of each session and then there will be time for public comment.

Nebraska Tourism Commission Eco Tourism Consultant, Alex Duryea, will present information on the economic impact of improving the trail system

To date, 195 miles of the trail have been completed between Valentine and Norfolk. The Cowboy Trail will be the longest rails to trails conversion in the nation after all 321 miles are converted. The Nebraska Game and Parks Commission has operated and maintained the trail since 1994.

There will be two public meetings held in the KVSH area concerning this topic.

Tuesday, 12/8, 7:00 pm

Elks Club

Ainsworth, NE

Wednesday, 12/16, 7:00 pm

Niobrara National Scenic River Visitor Center
W. Highway 20
Valentine, Nebraska

 

The Pigskin Prediction Winners

THE FINAL NUMBERS ARE IN FOR THE KVSH COLLEGE FOOTBALL PREDICTION CONTEST......FIRST OF ALL THE WINNERS FOR THE WEEK OF NOVEMBER 21ST.....MISSING JUST ONE GAME...THE WINNERS WERE WARREN JACKSON-FIRST.....AND ROBIN ROTH IN SECOND......FOR LAST SATURDAY' S GAMES THERE WERE A DOZEN PERFECT CARDS....FIRST PLACE WENT TO MIKE POLAK OF NORFOLK AND SECOND PLACE...STEVE ISOM OF VALENTINE......

FOR THE OVERALL WINNERS....DONA VALENTINE LED FROM START TO FINISH AND TOPPED ALL OTHERS BY FOUR GAMES......WITH 125 CORRECT PICKS FOR THE SEASON, AN 80 % RATE.

A THREE WAY TIE AT 121 FOR SECOND WENT TO ROD GIERAU, WARREN JACKSON AND DUSTIN MCCORMICK.....THEY WILL SHARE SECOND PLACE MONEY RECEIVING 25 DOLLARS EACH.

THOSE JUST OUT OF THE MONEY INCLUDED KIM JEFFERS AT 120.....SHELLY ROLFE AT 119....GREG COLEMAN, AL WALKLING AND JEREAN WALKLING AT 118....AND GARY COLEMAN, RICK BENNETT, MARILYN ROBERTSON, AND BILL SCHELL AT 117.

 

Heart of Christmas Celebration Results

The Parade of Lights Winners


1st Place: Yak Pines - Mary Mercure - Brewer’s Canoers

2nd Place: Huskerland Communications - Sandoz Family
3rd Place: Tie between Nails by Becky and Cherry Co. Ag Society/4th of July Derby

The People’s Choice Christmas Tree Contest Winners

1st Place: The Red Dress Event– hosted by Nelson Furniture

2nd Place: P.E.O. Tree of Discovery– hosted by Valentine Public Library
The People’s Choice Christmas Tree Contest Punch Card Winner: Brennann Jackson
Parade and People’s Choice Tree Contest Prizes can be picked up at Country Pride Coop 272 N. Main St.

Art Show Winners

Hedda Matheson won a work by Char Hersman

Pat Schemmer won a work by Hedda Matheson
Ann Rosfeld won a work by Janette Duffield
Janine Holmes won a work by Joan Swim
Preston Kelly won a work by Nancy Blumenstock
Ivanna Purdy won a work by Pat Schemmer
Mark Lindvall won a work by Dave Dorsey

Quilt Show Drawing/Quilt Raffle Winners

Kay Sandoz won the Gift Certificate from Country Fabrics

Carol Luther won $25 in Chamber Bucks

The Christmas Quilt Raffle Winner was Duane Gudgel

   

Over $2000 Raised For Borders Without Boundaries

 

Butler Veterinary Clinic in Valentine hosted a “Dog Wash” fundraiser for Borders Without Boundaries pet rescue on Tuesday (11/25). Between 7:45am and 8pm, Butler Vet Clinic staff and Borders Without Boundaries volunteers washed 51 dogs in exchange for a free-will donation. At the day's end, $2,132 was raised, and 45 pounds of food was donated to the rescue group to help their effort continue in the Valentine area. Borders Without Boundaries and Butler Vet Clinic would like to thank everyone who donated their time and money for the event.

 

Valentine Police Department Seeking Information

The Valentine Police Department is seeking any information pertaining to a hit and run accident that occurred Monday, November 2015 involving a van. The accident occurred on 5th and Ray Street right as school was letting out. If you witnessed this accident or have any information, please call 402-376-3055. Any information is greatly appreciated.

   

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