Dr. Jamie Isom retired after 28 years with Valentine Schools. Jamie and her husband Steve and family moved to Valentine in 1991. Prior to joining Valentine Schools, Jamie taught in Osmond, Madrid, Hayes Center and Wallace all in Nebraska.
Recently a local family was recognized as having three generations of American Legion members. The first generation member, Dick Schmitz, was in the Air Force during the Korean War, 1950-1953, and was recently recognized for 60 years in the American Legion. Stationed at Sanford Air Force Base in Geneva, NY, Schmitz was a cook at a training base. His family claims he is an excellent chef, so the men there must have eaten well. Schmitz is now living in the nursing home in Platte.
Gregory businessman Harlan Opperman is the honorary fireworks launcher for this year’s Fourth of July festivities.
As owners of the Gregory/Dallas Chamber of Commerce’s business of the year, Bryan and Angel Nelson have been named this year’s parade marshalls for the July 4th parade.
Berens Agency is currently undergoing a few changes as Vince Berens’s daughter and son-in-law Sandy and Greg Smith join him in the real estate business.