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.
Last GAR vet honored in ceremony, June 12 The Sons of Union Veterans of the Civil War, Department of Nebraska and Dakotas visited the area over the last few weeks to do some special presentations of a "Last Soldier Ceremony" to honor the last Union soldier in each of Nebraska's 93 counties. The full story can be found in the latest edition of the Plainview News, available now.
Boyer, Mosel honored by NSWCA Plainview Wrestling coaches and teammates gathered to celebrate the induction of Dean Boyer into the Nebraska Scholastic Wrestling Coaches Hall of Fame, and also to cheer on teammate Keagan Mosel as a competitor in the All-Star Red-Blue duals held in Grand Island. Members attended a banquet, and wrestlers helped with a service project as well.
200-plus attend 15th Hotrod car show The Highway 20 Hotrod Association brought more than 200 registrants and vehicles for last weekend's festivities, car show, and the FFA vendor show in downtown Plainview. To read who received awards, pick up the latest edition of the Plainview News.
Run, bike, swim... for fun! The Plainview Public Library Foundation and Plainview Pool Board’s annual triathalon was well attended during the Klown Festival with numerous participants swimming, running and biking in the event. Adult team winners were: Keagan Mosel, Jordan Mosel and Kyler Mosel, first-place, with a time of 20:41; and second-place went to Katherine and Kirk Brozek and Ella White with a time of 21:57.
Anderson awarded All American in shot put Jordyn Anderson, daughter of Deon and Christy Anderson of Plainview, marked her name into the history books at Concordia University at the end of May, with a throw in the shot put that awarded her an All-American placement. Pick up the latest edition of the Plainview News for the full story.
State Patrol makes meth bust in town on June 3 Investigators with the Nebraska State Patrol arrested two people during an investigation on June 3. To find out where the investigators executed a search warrant, pick up the latest edition of the Plainview News.
Plainview man killed in suspected hit and run The Pierce County Attorney's Office issued a press release on Monday afternoon concerning a hit and run that resulted in the death of a local Plainview man, former Methodist Church Pastor Kola Akinnigbagbe. The full release can be found in this week's edition of the Plainview News, available now.
A late-night (early morning?) computer crash has delayed the delivery of the Plainview News to the printers. It will probably be delivered Thursday this week! Sorry for the delay!
Army Band to perform locally The 43rd Army Band of the Nebraska National Guard will be performing seven concerts as part of their two week Annual Training concert tour from June 10-17. To find out when the concert is, including what other towns the Army Band will be visiting, pick up the latest edition of the Plainview News.
Nurses receive pins/diplomas at Northeast Community College Associate degree nursing and practical nursing students were recognized during a special ceremony at Northeast Community College. Jordyn Anderson received the Associate Degree Nursing pin and diploma. Rebekah Beltz, Devin Ehrenberg, and Kylee Jipp received the Practical Nursing pin and diploma. To find out more about the ceremony, pick up the latest edition of the Plainview News.
The Plainview News is live at the 2021 All-Class Reunion, Saturday, June 5, 2021! https://youtu.be/kASfsduo5Uw
Sgt. Doerr served as Memorial Day Speaker Plainview's American Legion Post #148 hosted the 2021 Memorial Day ceremony in the Pirate Auditorium at Plainview Public Schools. Pick up the latest edition of the Plainview News to read about the ceremony. Plus, the full list of vets buried in the Plainview cemetery.