Ainsworth Star Journal
High winds wake up city residents early Saturday morning

High winds wake up city residents early Saturday morning

Gregory residents were awakened in the wee hours of Saturday morning, June 20 by high winds. One mile read more

July 6-11 Cherry County Relay for Life has painted the town PURPLE

July 6-11 Cherry County Relay for Life has painted the town PURPLE

by Jan Reikofski Cherry County Relay for Life invites everyone to join together for the: Purpose read more

Great Turnout for the Car and Motorcycle Show and the Burger and Fries Feed

Great Turnout for the Car and Motorcycle Show and the Burger and Fries Feed

Winners for the Annual Does sponsored Car and Motorcycle Show were: Cars - 1st Place, Daniel Hladky read more

Twenty-Six Kids Decorate Their Own Bikes For Chance To Win A New One

Twenty-Six Kids Decorate Their Own Bikes For Chance To Win A New One

Ainsworth Volunteer Fire Department sponsored a Bike Decorating Contest during the Ainsworth Alumni Parade. read more

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Fourth of July Promises Fun for the Whole Family This Year

There’s no reason to stay at home alone this Fourth of July - with the celebration falling on the weekend this year, you have several options for joining in celebration with the whole community.

Celebrating Fourth of July By The Numbers

When a holiday is steeped in history and tradition like the Fourth of July, there’s no shortage of fun facts and interesting trivia to make your celebration of America’s Independence even more meaningful.

SAF donates to VPD for bodycams

Policing in 2015 has seen tremendous change. Highly publicized officer involved shootings across the nation have forced agencies into seeking ways to “show” the public what is happening in “real time.” This National trend has accelerated the need for body worn cameras. Body worn cameras have reportedly reduced the number of use of force incidents within departments as well as dramatically reduced citizen complaints. This is largely due to both officers and citizens “behaving appropriately.”

Map for new venue of annual Relay for Life

Cancer is not kids stuff! With a new venue for the Relay for Life, Danielle has drawn a map of the area where people can park, where the meal will be served, restrooms, and team camps for those who will be attending.

Uncertain funding dictates staffing ups and downs

A number of changes at the Gregory Elementary School were approved at the June 9, 2015 meeting of the Gregory School Board. Following that meeting, Superintendent Sara Klein was asked to summarize the changes in staffing and the resulting general fund expenditures in the school district during the past five to seven years. Three elementary teachers hired with opt out funding.

Highway superintendent vacancy advertised

The regular meeting of the Gregory County Commission was held Tuesday, June 16, 2015. Commissioners Darrell Bentz, Lance Matucha, Jessy Biggins, Jeff Johnson and Myron Johnson were present.



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