During the Travis Newcombe Magic Like You Have Never Seen magic show, Newcombe was able to spell out on this rolled up banner the title of the show someone from the audience had written down on a piece of paper and thrown into a cup with several other movie names. This movie title had been chosen by this young man (to the left) and was not shown to Travis. When they unrolled the banner, some how, Travis successfully had written The Breakfast Club title down correctly.
Brown County Hospital Board of Trustees Chairman Mike Kreycik submitted a letter of resignation during the Hospital Board’s January 18th meeting. Following an executive session, Kreycik submitted his resignation letter to the board, citing the way a recent personnel issue was handled by hospital management as the reason for his resignation.
Valentine Midland News
In coordination with the 15th annual Heart City Bull Bash, the Niobrara Council will be hosting a Firewise® Open House during the week of February 8-12, 2016, 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. with a culminating event during the Bull Bash on Saturday, February 13, 2016 from 11:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. Did you know that a portion of the Valentine area is a registered Firewise® Community? The Firewise ® program provides communities with solutions for safety and ways in which homeowners in the community can take action and individual responsibility to prepare their homes and reduce the possibility of a wildfire.
The Valentine Police Department issued their annual report in the early part of January and shared their desired goals: To reduce crime; to reduce the fear of crime, to reduce drug\alcohol and related crimes and behaviors; to build and maintain effective community partnerships. Chief Dana Miller said in her report, “The past year has been a year of stability. All officer staffing and the administrative assistant position have had no changes. It showed a marked decrease in calls for service, however, despite the lower call volume, crimes involving theft of property and drug offenses increased. These types of crimes take officers from proactive\ preventative patrols, leaving them with longer process of investigating crime scenes, collecting and processing evidence, and preparing documentation for prosecution.”
The last commercial business in Herrick, a town of 100 people, is the pool hall. Bernie’s Inn shares Herrick’s main intersection with the American Legion post home and the U.S. post office. Marilyn Baxa, the owner of Bernie’s Inn, turned 80 last month and celebrated her birthday at the pool hall. She and her late husband Bernard bought the business 43 years ago.
Licensed cosmetologist Rose Frank has opened The Studio in Gregory. The grand opening and ribbon cutting for the hair and tanning salon will be held Friday, February 5th from 12:00-3:00 p.m. and will include food, drinks and prizes.