May 8, 2012
Nebraska Department of Environmental Quality is starting a series of information meetings in towns along the proposed new route of the Keystone XL oil pipeline.
The first meeting will be tonight, Wednesday, May 9, from 4 to 7 p.m. at the O’Neill Community Center.
A meeting will be held in Albion next Wednesday, May 16, from 4 to 7 p.m. at the Boone County Event Center.
Other meetings are scheduled Thursday, May 10, 4-7 p.m. at Neligh-Oakdale High School in Neligh, and Thursday, May 17, 4-7 p.m. at the Central City Community Room, Central City.
May 1, 2012
The third grade students from all four Boone County Schools participated in Progressive Agriculture Farm Safety Day on April 24 at the Boone County Fairgrounds, ccording to Lori Noble, Boone County coordinator.
Demonstrations were presented on electrical and fire safety, lawn mower safety, railroad safety, bicycle and ATV safety, and much more.
April 17, 2012
The production will raise funds for the Petersburg Q-125 celebration coming up June 29-30 and July 1 in Petersburg. Doors will open one hour before the performances.
April 17, 2012
Boone County Health Center will be offering a series of “Mom Talk” sessions for new mothers and mothers-to-be starting May 1.
Discussions will cover topics ranging from breast feeding and nutrition to all the various joys and frustrations of motherhood.
Sessions will be held on the first Tuesday, every other month. Dates planned so far are May 1, July 3, Sept. 4 and Nov. 6.
Contact BCHC staff members Doreen Johnston, RN, Judy Hoppe, RN, or Clarissa Stuhr, RN, for more information.
April 10, 2012
Tonic Sol-Fa, the award-winning a cappella singing group, will perform at the Boone Central High School Gym in Albion on Sunday evening, April 29.
The 7 p.m. perormance is sponsored by the Albion Area Arts Council.
April 3, 2012
Lily is a Boone Central Public School eighth grader who recently underwent liver transplant surgery.
Middle School students and teachers sponsored both events, and they are holding two additional in-school events — a raffle and a “Kiss-the-Pig” contest — during April.
Lily is now at home and planning to return to school soon.
March 27, 2012
Two benefit events are coming up this week for Lily Johnson, a Boone Central eighth grader who recently underwent liver transplant surgery.
Boone Central Middle School students will be sponsoring a car wash on Friday, March 30, from 1 to 3 p.m. in the Boone Central High School bus parking lot. Free will donations will be taken, and proceeds will be used to help defray medical costs for Lily.
On Saturday, March 31, a benefit garage/bake sale will be held from 8 a.m. to 12 noon at the Casey Building on the Boone County Fairgrounds. Proceeds from this event, along with free will donations given there, will also help with Lily’s medical costs.
March 27, 2012
Albion Chamber of Commerce has scheduled its annual Easter Egg Hunt for Saturday, March 31, at Good Samaritan Estates – Albion.
Registration will begin at 9:30 a.m., with the hunt to follow at 10 a.m.
The hunt will be conducted in similar fashion to past years, with youngsters divided into age groups and hunting in separate areas. Contact Jill Anding, 402-395-6012, for more information.