Candidates Set For May 13th Primary
Tuesday, 04 March 2014 13:47
THINGS ARE SET FOR THE MAY 13TH PRIMARY WITH THE CLOSING OF THE DATE TO FILE AS A CANDIDATE YESTERDAY. THE CHERRY COUNTY COMMISSIONERS RACE WILL HAVE SIX REPUBLICAN CANDIDATES VYING FOR TWO POSITIONS....JIM VANWINKLE IS AN INCUMBENT WITH FIVE CHALLENGERS....TANYA STORER, MARTIN DENAEYER, SHANE DANIELS, JAMES B. WARD AND RUTH HOBBS.
THE VALENTINE COMMUNITY SCHOOLS BOARD HAS THREE OPENINGS WITH INCUMBENTS BEING SUSIE BEEL AND WILL FISCHER...ALSO FILING ARE KURT ARGANBRIGHT, GREG GASS AND JERRY REYNOLDSON....ALL FIVE CANDIDATES WILL MOVE TO THE GENERAL ELECTION.
FIVE PEOPLE ARE RUNNING FOR TWO OPENINGS ON THE VALENTINE CITY COUNCIL....ONE WILL BE ELIMINATED IN THE PRIMARY WITH FOUR MOVING TO THE GENERAL ELECTION.....CANDIDATES ARE KEVIN PETIGREW, NEAL WESCOTT, T.C. COLVIN, DAVE DENT, AND WALLY BALLIET.
THE ONLY OTHER CONTESTED RACE THAT WILL BE DECIDED IN THE PRIMARY WILL BE FOR CLERK OF THE DISTRICT COURT BETWEEN LORANA EGGERT AND KATHY HAMMOND.
SAF Banquet a Success Despite Cold Snap
Monday, 03 March 2014 09:51
Despite bitter cold temperatures and 4 inches of new snow on the ground, about 260 people attended the annual Sandhills Area Foundation dinner and auction this past Saturday evening at the 4-H building in Valentine. According to preliminary numbers the auction raised about $28,000 dollars and the Kubota tractor raffle brought in around $12,000. All 550 tickets for the tractor were sold and Sharon Brown of Valentine won the tractor. The meal was catered by the Peppermill Restaurant in Valentine