COURTESY PHOTOThe Bridgeport Bombers held their end of the summer celebration at Bowl Dog Lanes, trying out their luck in the sport of bowling. Instead of a ball flying through the air to hit a wooden bat, it was flying through the air to hit the slick wooden floor instead. The boys played several rounds, knocking down the pins like pros, ate supper, drank refreshments and had a generally relaxing time with their teammates and families before heading off to their own schools this fall.
The weather was hot and the ground parched when another set of travelers came through Morrill County this past weekend, their two hooved companions kicking up dust as they set off across the wide prairie in search of a place to make camp.
During the Nebraska Legislature’s second week back in session, senators advanced the state’s budget to final reading. Senators also attempted to bring new pieces of legislation to address pandemic-related issues like evictions and regulations for meatpacking workers.
Bryce Deaver, son of Terry and Michelle Deaver, is this year’s recipient of the Jim and Connie Scholarship. Deavor will receive this $4,000 award which is given to a graduating senior from Bridgeport High School who will be attending South Dakota School of Mines.
ALLO has expanded and so has the ALLO for Education Program. ALLO Communications, a Nelnet Company, will continue to support local schools with its ALLO for Education referral program. Over the program’s history, ALLO has contributed $200,000 in donations to schools in Alliance, Bridgeport, Gering, North Platte, Ogallala and Scottsbluff. ALLO’s future and growth means delivering GIG things to all their fiber communities. ALLO is excited to introduce this educational giving program to Lincoln, Hastings and Imperial Nebraska, as well as Fort Morgan and Breckenridge Colorado.