The Bridgeport Public Library was the happy recipient of a Thrivent Action Team grant worth $250.00, to support the library’s Non- Fiction Book Club. The books purchased with that money will be used to start a lending library for other libraries within the Nebraska Panhandle’s Library Consortium. Six copies of each of the six book titles were purchased, along with clear totes to keep the books together in. Five copies will be available to share with other libraries in Nebraska and the sixth copy will stay at Bridgeport for local patrons.
Gov. Ricketts, Dept. of Agriculture launch new branding program for products grown & made in Nebraska
LINCOLN – Monday morning, Governor Pete Ricketts and Nebraska Department of Agriculture (NDA) Director Steve Wellman announced a new branding program to promote agricultural products grown, raised, and made in Nebraska. The program, “Nebraska Straight from the Good Life,” will launch with a catalog featuring Nebraska companies and the ag products they export.
The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Farmers to Families Food Box Program, which has been serving the residents of Morrill County on Tuesdays for the past six weeks through the Bridgeport Food Pantry, has wrapped up Phase II of its program. A response to the COVID-10 pandemic, the USDA has distributed over 50 million food boxes across the United States in phases one and two, with Morrill County receiving 200 boxes during the second phase of the program.
As we approach Labor Day weekend, law enforcement in Morrill County is participating in the Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over enforcement campaign. During the holiday weekend, law enforcement will work to put an end to drunk driving. In support of law enforcement’s dedication to protecting the lives of residents in their communities, you’ll see increased enforcement on the roads with zero tolerance for those who drive impaired.
BRIDGEPORT—Subway Restaurants of Bridgeport is pleased to announce that Olivia Freeze has been awarded a $2500 Fresh Start Scholarship. The Fresh Start scholarship provides financial help to Subway restaurant employees continuing their education at a college, university, or a vocational-technical school. The program is funded by the Frederick A. DeLuca Foundation, Inc.