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‘Billy Bob’s’ building comes down

Demolition work begins at Billy Bob's.The building that once housed the restaurant and bar known as Billy Bob’s came crashing down along Main Street in downtown Albion on Thursday, May 21.
The structure has been designated for demolition since last August, when it was purchased by the Albion Economic Development Corp.
Bygland Dirt Contracting had reduced the building to a pile of rubble by Thursday evening, and much of the clean-up work had been completed before rain showers slowed progress on Friday afternoon.
Details and more photos in the May 27 Albion News Print and E-Editions.

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Communities look ahead to Memorial Day ceremonies

Memorial DayMemorial Day ceremonies will be held next Monday, May 25, in both Albion and Petersburg.
Petersburg services are set for 8:45 a.m. at the American Legion Club.
Albion’s ceremonies will include a 10 a.m. worship service at Zion Lutheran Church, followed at about 11 a.m. by an outdoor ceremony on the courthouse grounds, weather permitting.
Guest speaker will be Retired U.S. Air Force Lt. Col. Clyde Stuhr of Petersburg.
Details in the May 20 Albion News and Petersburg Press Print and E-Editions.

Business

Clean-up days bring big response

Clean-Up Days in AlbionLocal residents and business owners filled more than 10 large dumpsters during Albion’s annual Clean-Up Days on Monday and Tuesday, May 18-19.
A wide variety of materials were dropped up at dumpsters behind city hall, and city staff assisted with the unloading.

Sports

Lady Cards win B4 District – BC/NG qualifies 17 for state track/field

17 Cardinals on way to state track/fieldThere were two new Boone Central records set.
Athletes turned in a whopping 27 season-best marks.
Seventeen Cardinals qualified for the 2015 Nebraska State Track and Field Championships.
A second consecutive girls district title won.
All in all, a banner day for Boone Central/Newman Grove at the B4 District track and field meet in Pierce. Read more »

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