The Nebraska Patriot Guard Riders rumbled through the Panhandle on Thursday, May 12, as they escorted 14 Vietnam veterans, who are taking an Honor Flight to Washington, D.C. This was the 13th Veterans Memorial Flight from the northern Panhandle of Nebraska to travel to D.C. and the first pos…
Wearing their red cap and gowns, 19 preschoolers received their preschool diplomas on Tuesday, May 10, in the gym.
The Hemingford Community Foundation is excited to issue grants to support the Hemingford American Legion, Hemingford Girls Wrestling, and Hemingford Spudpickers Baseball and Softball. Each will receive $250 to support their identified projects.
Winston Churchill said, “We make a living by what we get, but we make a life by what we give.”
Fourth Quarter Outstanding 7-12th Grade Teachers were announced for Hemingford Public Schools. Selected were: Todd Westover-, Gordon Karney-Agricultural Education, and Kelly Horn-Resource.
The Hemingford High School Graduating Class of 2022 walked into the Hemingford gym as high school students one last time on the afternoon of Saturday, May 7. Proud parents, family, and friends were all seated inside and anxious to cheer for their favorite Bobcat.
Keri Votruba’s son and daughter-in-law, Lloyd and Micki Votruba have awarded a $2,000 scholarship to Ethan Specht and alternate to Daren McConville, both will soon be graduates of the 2022 class at Hemingford High School. This scholarship amounts to $1,000 per year for two years.
The Hemingford Kindergarten Classes of Ammie Frost and Kerri Heusman planted filled time capsules that were placed in the ground next to trees that they planted for each of the classrooms at the Box Butte County Fairgrounds. The two trees were part of the 25 trees donated to the Village of H…
“It is that time of the year when school gives way to all sorts of outdoor activities and the second Blood Drive in 2022,” said Hemingford Volunteer Fire Department EMT Barb Keegan.
The Girls on the Run (GOTR) group completed their community service project for the season by picking up trash at the Hemingford Park and around the Box Butte County Fairgrounds on Monday, May 2. They wrapped up their season on Thursday, May 5, after school with a run around the community.
Snow-Redfern Foundation is honored to announce that eight high school seniors have been selected as scholarship recipients for the Snow-Redfern Foundation managed scholarship funds.
Hemingford Public School students were among groups from a handful of Panhandle schools to take to the streets during Walk, Bike & Roll to School Day on Wednesday, May 4.
The Hemingford High School Prom was held on Saturday, April 30 in the Multipurpose Hall at the Box Butte County Fairgrounds. The theme this year was Ancient Greece. Nearly 90 students enjoyed a “Heavenly Night with the Greek Gods!” The hall was decorated with columns, greenery, flowers and l…
Teacher Appreciation Week began on Monday, May 2, and was celebrated throughout the week. Donations for baskets were collected at Mobius Communications the week beforehand and delivered to both the teachers' work and break rooms at the school on Monday.
Box Butte General Hospital and the Box Butte Health Foundation announced the recipients of the BBGH/BBHF Scholarships. The Educational Scholarships offer recipients the opportunity to advance their education in a healthcare career. Congratulations to the students; keep doing great things.
Mobius Communications/Hemingford Cooperative Telephone Company has again sponsored computer sleeves for Hemingford Public Schools. The computer sleeves are given to Hemingford High Freshmen at the beginning of each school year for use with their school computer. Students are allowed to keep …
Grow Your Spark at the 2022 4-H Wilderness Wonders Camp! On May 26, youth in grades 3rd through 5th will be grow a spark with plant science, expressive arts, STEM, and more activities! This camp will be held from 9 a.m. until 5 p.m. at Camp Norwesca. The camp is limited to 40 campers.
4-H members care about the community and want to give back to the county that has given them so much. April is volunteer month; 4-H members in the Panhandle have created a community service challenge to volunteer 1,000 hours during the month of April. Box Butte County youth met on April 22 a…
The Hemingford Chamber of Commerce honored Pat’s Creative with the Legacy Award for 2022 on Monday, April 25.
Hemingford elementary students participated with over 120 Box Butte County second grade students in the Agsplosion Festival last week where they had the chance to experience hands-on education about Nebraska agriculture. Students from Alliance were able to join in on the fun.
To thank Hemingford Public School teachers, parents would like to ask for the public's help in donating goodies. Teacher Appreciation Week begins on Monday, May 2.
The American Legion Post 9 Auxiliary is proud to announce that Hemingford High School students Catherine Bryner and Arielle Lawrence have been selected to attend the American Legion Auxiliary Cornhuskers Girls State at the campus of the University of Nebraska in Lincoln on June 5 through 11.