Linda Metzer is a typical proud grandmother – cheering from the sidelines at sports and 4-H events, providing advice when it’s asked for and giving an abundance of hugs.
An unusually warm and dry spring continues to haunt local hay and cattle producers, with hay fields yielding lower tonnage per acre and rangeland showing signs of stress.
The Kick Em Up Cans barrel race held on July 3-4 hosted barrel racers from around the state for the two day event. Friday evening's races ran late into Saturday morning and on July 4th racers were able to dodge most of the rain and race through the afternoon. There were more 100 entries in t…
The annual Habitat for Humanity sale was hosted at the Johnson County Fairgrounds July 2-5. The sale filled four different buildings: one with home goods and furniture, one with outdoors and sporting equipment, one kids building, and one clothing building. The revenue from the sales will go …
Versatility is a common quality among employees of small school districts, and it’s not unusual to see a teacher or administrator juggling multiple responsibilities.
What makes special education so special? Well, in Johnson County, at least part of that exceptionalism can be traced to Shelley Armstrong, who will be retiring this spring.
Teacher retirements are always sad in the Johnson County School District, but it takes a very special teacher to bring a school board member to tears with their retirement announcement.
The classroom will have a whiteboard and tables and seating, but grass will serve as the carpet. The only light will come from the sun.
Buffalo's 14U Pride softball team hosted Gillette for a double header on Wednesday, June 17 at home in Buffalo. Taylin Hatch kicked off the game for Buffalo as the starting pitcher against the Blue Jays.
Early in the season, when it wasn’t even clear there would be a fastpitch softball season, the parents of the Buffalo Pride 14 and under team decided the best course of action would be to play games close to home and avoid larger tournaments. Instead, the team plays a doubleheader or round r…
On Thursday night, my friend Tracey and I hastily assembled plans for a Friday morning hike. Owing to work and other obligations, I was looking for something close to town, and I’d been intending to do the Firebox Park trail for some time now. So, it was decided.
The Junior Bulls baseball team put on a clinic in batting and pitching last week, downing two Gillette teams.