Children’s store opens up in Arapahoe

DSC_0009Arapahoe is experiencing a bit of a boom in new businesses, which is a wonderful sign of growth for the community and local economy.  One of the newest businesses in town to open is The Littlest Things, owned and operated by Jamie North, in the little green house across the street from Warner Beef and Warner Real Estate.  The Littlest Things is a children’s clothing store, with a variety of clothes for boys and girls from birth up to size 14.


McBrides to lead annual Holbrook Days parade

DSC_0099The annual Holbrook Days weekend kicks off this Friday with the traditional events. Ida Mae and Jim McBride have been chosen as grand marshals of the Saturday evening parade, which begins at 7 p.m.
The McBride’s have lived in Holbrook for 17 years. Ida Mae grew up in Arapahoe and graduated from Arapahoe High School in 1952. Jim grew up in Indianola and graduated in 1953. They met in McCook and married in 1993. Ida Mae wanted to move back to the area to be closer to her children and she wanted to retire in a small town so they chose Holbrook for the small town atmosphere and houses were more affordable.


Huxoll, Bye retire from C.A. Mues Good Samaritan

DSC_0002Jeanette Huxoll and Alicia Bye were honored on Friday at a retirement party at C.A. Mues Good Samaritan Society in Arapahoe. Huxoll started working for Good Samaritan in 1988 and worked in the kitchen for 25 years, was activity coordinator and worked at Prairie Pines during her 28 years of employment. Bye has worked at the Good Samaritan for 17 years starting in October of 1999 and has worked in the kitchen, coordinated activities, worked at Assisted Living and Prairie Pines for 10 years.

Kapperman withdraws resignation

After announcing his resignation, effective at the end of July, Sheriff Kurt Kapperman has submitted his withdrawal to the Furnas County Commissioners, and they have accepted his request, allowing him to complete his term. In his statement, Kapperman said, “After giving a lot of thought of my decision to step down, I realized that stepping down as Furnas County sheriff would be a huge mistake. After careful consideration I submitted to the Furnas County commissioners my wish to withdraw my resignation.

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