Cherry County Relay for Life June 7th
Wednesday, 04 June 2014 07:31
The American Cancer Society and the Cherry County Relay for Life kicks off their annual event with a survivor's breakfast on Saturday, June 7th at 8:00 am until 10:00 am at the Valentine High School's track. A free will offering hamburger feed hosted by the Lions Club will begin at 5:00 pm. The opening ceremonies are scheduled for 6:30 pm with lots of entertainment planned throughout the night, including Zumba, dance performances, a cake walk and a live auction. The event continues until 1:00 am on Sunday, June 8th, with the final lap to "We are the Champions" by Queen.
Fatal One Vehicle Accident
Tuesday, 03 June 2014 14:30
According to Cherry County Attorney Eric Scott, a fatal one-vehicle rollover accident that occurred earlier today, June 3rd, 2014, has claimed the life of a Hastings, Nebraska man. 51 year old Barry Albers was killed when the vehicle he was driving rolled approximately 14 miles southeast of Valentine on Highway 20 near the Arabia Ranch.
An investigation into the accident by the Cherry County Sheriff's Department indicated that the accident was weather related.