Ainsworth Star Journal
A tribute to the Cowboy was the theme for 2014 Old Settlers Reunion

A tribute to the Cowboy was the theme for 2014 Old Settlers Reunion

by Patty Frauen Barstow Cowboy, the name can mean many things to many people but none will argue the read more

Reis is the new Gregory County deputy treasurer

Reis is the new Gregory County deputy treasurer

Jessica Reis is the new deputy treasurer for Gregory County. She is originally from Plankinton. Reis read more

Johnson Family Honored for Multi-Generational Support of Brown County Fair in Johnstown

Johnson Family Honored for Multi-Generational Support of Brown County Fair in Johnstown

Four generations of Johnsons have been dedicated volunteers at the Brown County Fair and were honored read more

Bulldogs Fall to Ravenna, 27 to 8

Bulldogs Fall to Ravenna, 27 to 8

The Ainsworth Bulldogs lost to the Ravenna Blue Jays, 8 to 27 on Friday, September 12th. The Bulldogs read more

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Ainsworth Care Center Welcomes New Administrator, Mirya Hallock

By Janelle Keller.

The Ainsworth Care Center has a new hand at the helm as of September 8th. Mirya Hallock will now be heading up the facility as the new Long Term Care Administrator. She graduated in December of 2013 with her Masters of Science Degree in Health Service Administration from the University of South Dakota. Previously, she was employed at the Rock County Hospital in the lab department, where she utilized her Bachelor’s of Science degree in Lab Technology.

Gambill Finishes Successful Nebraska State Rodeo Association Season with Top Honors

By Janelle Keller.

Lane Gambill of Johnstown has had a very exciting couple of weeks. On Sunday, August 31st, he won the Ultimate Bullriding Tour at the Brown County Fair and Rodeo. The next weekend, September 6th and 7th, Gambill walked away with first place at the Nebraska Finals Rodeo in North Platte as the top bullrider in the state association. “It was a pretty good week,” he said with a laugh. Quite an understatement from the 21-year-old cowboy who was the only one of the top 10 bullriders in the state to have a qualifying ride in the first round of the Nebraska Finals Rodeo.

4 Seasons Furniture holds Ribbon Cutting

Four Seasons Furniture has a new look and a new home. While they’ve been around for many years, owned by Darrel and Iris Smith, they’ve moved to 210 N. Main Street. They have all the furnishings you need to make your house a home including the following brand names: Ashley and Benchcraft furniture, and for a comfortable night’s sleep  Ashley Restonic and Spring Air Mattresses

Niobrara Council and Nebraska Historical Society team up for interesting history lessons

You can learn more about the mural that is inside the old post office located at 348 North Main Street when Bob Puschendorf will share a presentation Special Delivery.

Fabio Stocker is German exchange student

Fabio Stocker, age 16, is a German foreign exchange student attending Gregory High School. His hosts are the Dave and Kristen Campbell family. Fabio’s home is near Schopfheim, Germany a city of about 20,000 residents. He lives only a few minutes away from there in the smaller town of Wiechs.

Grant received for Grandview Addition Phase I costs

The Gregory City Council met on Monday, September 15, 2014. Council president Tim Mills chaired the meeting in Mayor Maurie Schlaht’s absence. The other council members present were Seymour Studenberg, Blane Bartling, Shana Flakus and Stacey Boes. Chad Peck was absent. Police chief Steve McDowell, city librarian Diane Althoff and finance officer Al Cerny were present.



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