The Ainsworth Community Pool opening on Monday signified the start of summer for kids across town as they made their way to East City Park. To prepare for the summer, pool staff met on Thursday to clean everything and get things set up with certification and training being that night.
This summer Kirsten Gilliland, daughter of Travis and Stacey Gilliland, will be interning at the Ainsworth Star-Journal. As part of her internship she will edit content, write stories and take pictures as well as participate in other aspects of the newspaper business.
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Cody-Kilgore held their commencement exercises Saturday, May, 21, 2016 at 4:00 MDT. The Class of 2016 chose the following... Flower Presentation Song: My Wish for You, by Rascal Flatts
Valentine Police Chief Dana Miller and Officer Brandon Ormesher are pleased to be driving their new 2016 Ford Police Interceptor sedan and SUV. Both vehicles are all-wheel drive and will bring their fleet up to five vehicles with the oldest being an 2010. The vehicles have reflective silver to protect the officers and the offender in the darkness.
The regular meeting of the Gregory County Commission was held Tuesday, May 17, 2016. Commissioners Darrell Bentz, Jessy Biggins, Jeff Johnson, Lance Matucha and Myron Johnson were present. Greg Henderson, the executive director for Planning and Development District III, gave the annual Gregory County performance report. Since Gregory County joined District III in 1973, it has paid $318,615 in dues and received $18,113,102 in financial assistance. The ratio was $57.00 in assistance for $1.00 in dues.
The Gregory City Council met on Monday, May 23, 2016. Surplus of the city-owned lot at 1109 Felton Avenue The city purchased the lot and a half at 1109 Felton Avenue from the county for $2,800. The city crew spent over $2,000 to clear the site. The council considered that the unimproved lots without sewer and water at Duling addition are $3,500. They sold the Mark Fiebelkorn lot by the auditorium for $3,500.