Ainsworth Star Journal
Ainsworth Ministerial Food Pantry Alive and Well This Holiday Season

Ainsworth Ministerial Food Pantry Alive and Well This Holiday Season

By Rev. Georg Williams Between a rock and a hard place! In the unexpected events of life, sometimes read more

EWC names new High Point Members

EWC names new High Point Members

Eastern Wyoming College Lancer Rodeo, Torrington, WY, adds additional members to the High Point Club. The read more

Christmas tree lighting/Mid-Winter Fair kicks off holiday season

Christmas tree lighting/Mid-Winter Fair kicks off holiday season

Mayor Maurie Schlaht will light the city’s Christmas tree at 7:00 p.m. on Tuesday, December 2nd to read more

Shop hometown for the holidays!!!

Shop hometown for the holidays!!!

by Laura Vroman The weather outside frightful? Not compared to Buffalo, NY, who had over seven feet read more

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Going Out of Business Sign Goes Up On Alco Store

A Going Out of Business sign was put up on the Ainsworth Alco Store on Friday afternoon, November 21st. The Ainsworth location is one of 12 stores in Nebraska and 198 stores nationwide that will close its doors. Ainsworth Alco Store Manager Amber Vonheeder was unable to respond to questions due to company policy.

Local Volunteers Collect Shoeboxes to Send Around the World for Operation Christmas Child

By Janelle Keller

Sunday, November 16th was an exciting day for Konny Saner and Clisty Taylor. It was collection day for Operation Christmas Child, when shoeboxes packed with gifts were gathered into one place before being sent out into the world. Many boxes joined them on the stage at Ainsworth E-Free Church, each one representing a single child somewhere in the world receiving what could possibly be their only Christmas gift for the year.

Time to Fill and Empty Stocking and Share the Gift of Reading!

Leo Brinda Post 90 and the Sons of the American Legion in Valentine are sponsoring the annual Fill An Empty Stocking and Share the Gift of Reading projects. Parents and guardians who wish to sign up their children need to fill out the forms at Union Bank & Trust on Highway 20 in Valentine, on or before, December 15, 2014.

Public comments sought for Community Wildfire Plan Update

by Sandy Benson

The draft North Central Nebraska Community Wildfire Protection Plan (CWPP) for the counties of Boyd, Brown, Cherry, Holt, Keya Paha, and Rock is ready for public review. Public meetings are scheduled during the first week of December to answer questions and accept comments.

Wear’nWares bursting at the seams, starts building fund campaign

Five years ago, Fr. Lyle Martin set up a thrift store and food bank called Wear’nWares. He set up three thrift store/food bank operations before he came to Gregory, so he had plenty of experience.

New deputy sheriff hired for Gregory County

The regular meeting of the Gregory County Board of Commissioners was held Tuesday, November 18, 2014. Commissioners Gordon Miner, Darrell Bentz, Lance Matucha and Dennis Vedral were present. Robert Sperl, Sr. was absent. Eric VanDerLinden was hired to fill the deputy sheriff position effective December 3, 2014. There were 20 applicants.



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