Badura Card Shower The family of Claude and Nancy (Johnson) Badura has requested a card shower in honor of the couple’s 50th wedding anniversary on August 7. Nancy Badura was a 1969 graduate of Plainview High School, and is the daughter of the late Omar and Arlene Johnson. Cards will reach them at 2811 Country Club Lane, Kearney, NE 68845.
12u baseball team has successful season The Plainview Pirate 12-and-under boys baseball team competed in a variety of games this past season, with the team finishing up their year with a second-place finish in the league tournament. Pick up the latest edition of the Plainview News to read all about the season.
12u Pirates take second in league tourney Plainview took on Neligh in game one of the league tourney on July 7 and came out with a victory score. By defeating Neligh, Plainview moved on to take on top seed O'Neill in the second round of the tourney. To find out how Plainview did against O'Neill, in addition to the other games played, pick up the latest edition of the Plainview News.
Volleyball camp held More than 30 girls in grades first through sixth attended volleyball camp on July 14 & 15 at Plainview High School. Pick up the latest edition of the Plainview News to read the full story.
Legion sells Club to Mary's Restaurant In December of 2011, the old Mary's Restaurant location closed their doors. Fast forward a few years and on May 27, 2021, Plainview's American Legion Post 148 building was sold to Mary's owners Scott Born and Jody Stone. To read all about the sale, including the construction process, pick up the latest edition of the Plainview News.
Researchers find kissing bugs in Nebraska, warn of health risks By: Hanna Christensen, Nebraska News Service Nebraska researchers found kissing bugs in Richardson County last summer, and want residents to be aware of the health risks they pose. Pick up the latest edition of the Plainview News to read all about kissing bugs and their health risks.
Softball 14U plays three games at State tourney The Plainview 14-and-under girls softball team launched a state berth last week, traveling to Hastings for the 14u girls' State Championship tournament. To find out how the girls competed, and for more photos, pick up the latest edition of the Plainview News.
Volleyball camp held... Plainview and Osmond High Schools participated in a skills camp put on by the University of Nebraska at Kearney's assistant coach, Steph Brand, in Plainview. On July 8, 30 athletes worked on volleyball skills, competed, and had fun over five hours of camp time.
Many attend wildlife event... The Plainview Library was host to 'Wildlife Encounter,' inviting youth of all ages to come and experience a number of animals with "hands-on" experience.
Pierce County Fair adds bullfighting event Submitted Article Plans have been made for the 2021 Pierce County Fair, July 28th thru August 1. Pick up the latest edition of the Plainview News to learn more about the added event, in addition to a list of fair events.
Plainview baseball at Stanton...
Two holes-in-one made Rich Meuret aced the 2nd Hole with father Dick Meuret as a witness. The other 'Ace' Golfer wished to stay anonymous. Pick up the latest edition of the Plainview News for the latest news from the Country Club.
Interns nearing halfway point to community work Submitted Article Hey there! It's the Pierce County Economic Development crew, Benjamin, Brianna, and Lillian. Wow! It has been a whirlwind of summer thus far. We can't believe July is here and our time in Pierce is so close to nearing an end. Pick up the latest edition of the Plainview News to read about their time in Pierce County thus far.
Sauser sworn into State Patrol The Nebraska State Patrol (NSP) has sworn in a new class of troopers ready to begin their career serving Nebraska, including Taylor Sauser of Plainview. To read all about the ceremony, pick up the latest edition of the Plainview News.
Broken valve fills Band Shell park with water What started as a broken valve leak, soon led to a flood that covered most of the south end of the Band Shell Park before city workers could completely seal the water. Pick up the latest edition of the Plainview News for the full story.
FFA talks crop insurance Frontier Insurance recently took the Plainview FFA kids out for pizza and crop insurance. They went over how drones are used to take stand counts. The kids divided into groups and learned how to do their own stand counts using the “good ole tape measures,” staged the plants and did some replant calculations.
Hodson ready to start year as Plainview Elementary principal Starting July 1, 2021, Jen Hodson will take on a new role as Plainview Elementary School's newest principal. For the full story, including what Hodson plans to accomplish her first year, pick up the latest edition of the Plainview News.
New Interns to help with PCED business growth Working in pairs or trios, 35 University of Nebraska-Lincoln students will take part in the Rural Fellowship program while living and working across 17 communities across the state. Benjamin, Brianna, and Lilian will be joining Pierce County Economic Development for the summer. Pick up the latest edition of the Plainview News for the full story.
Hallock new to Plainview Police Department Officer Kristy Hallock has been working in law enforcement for about eight years, is Plainview's newest part-time police officer, and could, upon recent recollection, be Plainview's first female officer to serve the department. Pick up the latest edition of the Plainview News for the full story.
Alexander Card Shower The family of Leland and Janice Alexander has requested a card shower in honor of the couple’s 70th wedding anniversary, on June 28, 2021. The Alexanders were married on June 28, 1951 at the Congregational Church in Plainview. Cards and well-wishes will reach them at P.O. Box 485, Plainview, NE 68769.