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Audrey 'Marilyn' Poole Kent  Scottsbluff Star Herald

Audrey “Marilyn” Poole Kent, known by her middle name, went to be with her Lord December 20, 2018, at the age of 91. She was a long time resident of.



Morrill among districts rated as ‘needs improvement’ as state releases AQuESTT results  Scottsbluff Star Herald

SCOTTSBLUFF — The Nebraska Department of Education released a statewide report card for schools Friday, Dec. 21. Area schools received ratings across ...



SHS holds pep rally for football team heading to state  Scottsbluff Star Herald

Eighteen years in the making was cause for celebration Monday morning at Scottsbluff High School as students and faculty showed their Bearcats pride.



Scottsbluff beats York to reach Class B title game  Scottsbluff Star Herald

For the first time since 2000, the Scottsbluff High School football team will play for the Class B state championship after knocking off defending champion York ...



Scottsbluff High school unveils second phase of high school renovation  Scottsbluff Star Herald

SCOTTSBLUFF — Scottsbluff school officials welcomed the public to the grand opening of the Phase II renovation of the high school building on 27th Street.



SBPS School Board approves ReConnect credit increase  Scottsbluff Star Herald

During the Scottsbluff Public Schools Board of Education's Tuesday meeting, high school principal Mike Halley presented proposed changes to the ReConnect ...



Scottsbluff Public Schools offers new resources for 2018-19 academic year  Scottsbluff Star Herald

With the first day of school less than a week away for Scottsbluff Public Schools, faculty are organizing their classrooms and gearing up to use their new ...



SHS hosts 36th annual Old West Weekend ChoirFest Saturday  Scottsbluff Star Herald

SCOTTSBLUFF — The Scottsbluff High School Vocal Department will host the 36th annual Old West Weekend ChoirFest Saturday, Nov. 3. The all-day event will ...



Police: Nothing suspicious found after resident reports 'possible gunshots'  Scottsbluff Star Herald

Police investigated a report of a possible shooting Monday that resulted in local schools being on lockdown for a short period.Sgt. Phil Eckerberg told the ...



Local schools compete at Nebraska Math Day  Scottsbluff Star Herald

Local schools traveled to Lincoln on Thursday, Nov. 15, to compete at the 29th Nebraska Math Day. Scottsbluff and Gering math teams were among the 97 ...



Area schools compete at CSU Math Day, SHS team finishes runner-up  Scottsbluff Star Herald

FORT COLLINS — Scottsbluff and Gering high school math club students traveled to Fort Collins, Colorado, on Thursday, Nov. 1, to compete in the Colorado ...



Students explore higher-education options at WNCC college fair  Scottsbluff Star Herald

SCOTTSBLUFF — Area high school seniors and juniors converged on the Western Nebraska Community College Scottsbluff campus on Monday for an ...



SHS Yearbook wins Cornhusker Award  Scottsbluff Star Herald

SCOTTSBLUFF — The Scottsbluff High School yearbook program brought home top honors from the Nebraska High School Press Association's Fall Convention ...



Different season, same high expectations for Scottsbluff football team  Scottsbluff Star Herald

While this fall's schedule might look a little different following the state's most recent reclassification, the high expectations for the Scottsbluff High School football ...



Kiwanis recognizes Scottsbluff teacher, Gary Largo for 40 years leading SHS Key Club  Scottsbluff Star Herald

An award ceremony on Wednesday featured featured special recognition of history teacher and Key Club faculty adviser Gary Largo. Largo has served as the ...



Scottsbluff High School Freemasons place cornerstone in ceremony that dates back to George Washington  Scottsbluff Star Herald

In keeping with a centuries-old tradition, the Freemasons of Nebraska laid a cornerstone at the Scottsbluff High School Saturday afternoon.Freemasons traveled ...



Bringing together fathers, daughters: SHS Cheer Squad hosts Father-Daughter Ball  Scottsbluff Star Herald

SCOTTSBLUFF — Scottsbluff High School's Cheer Squad is hosting the second annual Father-Daughter Ball on Saturday, Oct. 20, from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. in the ...



High school bands march down Broadway as part of annual competition  Scottsbluff Star Herald

Music rang through the Scottsbluff business district as high school and middle school marching bands performed in the 35th annual Old West Weekend parade ...



New Bluffs Middle School principal supports teachers, students  Scottsbluff Star Herald

SCOTTSBLUFF — Intuitive and a natural leader are some of the qualities of Bluffs Middle School's new assistant principal.



Scottsbluff school board votes down inclusive playground proposal  Scottsbluff Star Herald

Elena Garcia was recognized for being honored this summer with the 2018 Christa McAuliffe Prize for Courage and Excellence in Education. She received a ...



Scottsbluff High School students stage protest in honor of school shooting victims  Scottsbluff Star Herald

At 10 a.m. on Wednesday, a group of Scottsbluff High School students gathered at the sidewalk on 27th Street in front of the school. Some carried signs, others ...



York a familiar playoff obstacle for Scottsbluff  Scottsbluff Star Herald

Over the course of the last seven years, the Scottsbluff High School football team hasn't faced an opponent in the postseason more than the York Dukes.



PHOTOS: Scottsbluff High School Freemasons place cornerstone in ceremony that dates back to George Washington.  Scottsbluff Star Herald

Scottsbluff High School Freemasons place cornerstone in ceremony that dates back to George Washington. In keeping with a centuries-old tradition, the ...



Bearcats fall to Skutt in final, end remarkable season 12-1  Scottsbluff Star Herald

LINCOLN — The historic and record-breaking season of the Scottsbluff High School football team concluded with a runner-up finish to Omaha Skutt Catholic in ...



New mentorship program, 'Link Crew,' offered at Scottsbluff High School  Scottsbluff Star Herald

Freshman and upper classmen are being linked together in Scottsbluff High School's new Link Crew program, which will began its inaugural year on Thursday.



Scottsbluff basketball teams roll past Natrona  Scottsbluff Star Herald

Yara Garcia and Aubry Krentz combined for 34 points to lead the Scottsbluff girls basketball team to a 60-45 win over the Casper Natrona Fillies on Saturday ...



Fremont Motors and local community to raise as much as $6000 for the Scottsbluff High School DECA Program  Scottsbluff Star Herald

SCOTTSBLUFF — Across the United States, there are vital arts, academic, career education and sports programs that are being cut annually due to growing ...



Sterling boys top Scottsbluff in Western Conference final  Scottsbluff Star Herald

The Sterling boys basketball team won its second straight Western Conference Tournament championship with a 65-38 victory over Scottsbluff in the title game ...



Kimball High School performs ‘The Greatest Show’  Scottsbluff Star Herald

High school singers from across the Panhandle and the Colorado Front Range were in Scottsbluff Saturday for the 36th annual Old West ChoirFest.Appearing ...



WNCC performing arts showcases holiday tunes with 'A Very Valley Christmas'  Scottsbluff Star Herald

SCOTTSBLUFF — Western Nebraska Community College's "A Very Valley Christmas" returns to the area to showcase a variety of holiday tunes.



Scottsbluff man stars in‘Rock of Ages’ on national tour  Scottsbluff Star Herald

SCOTTSBLUFF — Growing up in Scottsbluff, Sam Harvey was involved in a variety of school activities, but he always had a dream of being a rock star.



Scottsbluff High School selects Second Air Force Junior R.O.T.C. instructor  Scottsbluff Star Herald

SCOTTSBLUFF - Scottsbluff High School announced recently that Lt. Col. (Retired) Jeffrey M. Johnson will join the SHS staff as Air Force Junior Reserve Officer ...



Scottsbluff's Nelson officially is a Husker  Scottsbluff Star Herald

For as long as he can remember, Garrett Nelson has wanted to be a Nebraska Cornhusker.



Greg Benner returns to lend his expertise to school district  Scottsbluff Star Herald

Greg Benner is a familiar face in Scottsbluff and he is making a return trip on Aug. 8 to speak about building a trauma informed community.Benner is returning to ...



Zombie Apocalypse: SHS Thespians hold escape room fundraiser  Scottsbluff Star Herald

SCOTTSBLUFF — Solve the challenges and save the world from zombies. Can you and your team save the world from the zombie apocalypse? Scottsbluff High ...



Unbeaten Bearcats eager to face another former foe on gridiron  Scottsbluff Star Herald

For the second time this season, the Scottsbluff High School football team will face a former opponent that's been missing from the schedule for many years.



Math students test their knowledge, finish 2nd at Doane triMATHlon  Scottsbluff Star Herald

SCOTTSBLUFF — Scottsbluff High School students competed in the Doane University triMATHlon competition, which includes math materials taught prior to ...



Scottsbluff shuts down Lexington, improves to 7-0  Scottsbluff Star Herald

LEXINGTON — Another dominating defensive effort powered the Scottsbluff High School football team to a 34-7 win over Lexington on Friday night in Lexington.



Scottsbluff High School Phase II renovations near completion  Scottsbluff Star Herald

Gering and Scottsbluff High Schools are both in the process of renovations to their respective campuses. We look at Scottsbluff High School's remodel and you ...



Scottsbluff school launches trade apprenticeship program  NTV

Scottsbluff students are getting a leg up in the workforce, thanks to a partnership that will bring an apprenticeship program to the high school.Scottsbluff Public ...



Unbeaten Bearcats to host Ralston in first round of state playoffs  Scottsbluff Star Herald

After completing an undefeated regular season with an impressive win over McCook on Friday night, the Scottsbluff High School football team was awarded with ...



Alliance volleyball team finishes second in Twin City Invite  Scottsbluff Star Herald

The Alliance volleyball team finished the Twin City Invitational with a runner-up finish on Saturday at Scottsbluff High School.



Gering’s One Act Play earns runner-up finish in Western Conference competition; 3 Gering students receive special recognition  Scottsbluff Star Herald

The first-ever Western Conference One Act Play competition was a successful one for Gering High School.



WNCC music instructor to conduct U.S. Marine Band performance  Scottsbluff Star Herald

Western Nebraska Community College's Nathaniel Johnson will take the stage on Friday, Oct. 5 to guest conduct a number during the Marine Band performance ...



Scottsbluff High School graduation rates increase, over 90 percent for second year  Scottsbluff Star Herald

Graduation rates at Scottsbluff High School are steadily increasing and have been above the state average of 89.11 percent for two years in a row.The 90.74 ...



Child found alone in van at Nebraska daycare  KSNB Local 4

Unaccounted for child found alone in van at local daycare. A couple says their child was forgotten by a staff member of Play Learn Grow Daycare.



Scottsbluff High School preparing for 'Into the Woods' musical  Scottsbluff Star Herald

Scottsbluff High School's music department is getting ready to put on “Into the Woods,” the musical by Stephen Sondheim and James Lapine.Director Brad ...



SHS graduates over 220 seniors; Graduates part of first class to adhere to new grading system  Scottsbluff Star Herald

Another wave of Scottsbluff graduates has crossed the stage and received their diplomas, capping off the end of their high school career.Over 220 seniors at ...



SBPS hosts media luncheon  Scottsbluff Star Herald

SCOTTSBLUFF — During Scottsbluff Public Schools' media luncheon on Monday, Aug. 13, SBPS staff highlighted five new services and programs that will be ...



U.S. Marine Band celebrates 100th tour, to perform in Scottsbluff Oct. 5  Scottsbluff Star Herald

The President's Own” United States Marine Band is America's oldest continuously active professional musical organization and they are coming to Scottsbluff on ...



Bearcats marching band prepares for competitions  Scottsbluff Star Herald

SCOTTSBLUFF — While the first bell doesn't ring until 7:45 a.m., students in marching band arrive at Scottsbluff High School before 7 a.m. for rehearsal.



Offensive power surge helps Scottsbluff softball team continue strong start  Scottsbluff Star Herald

LEXINGTON — The impressive start to the new season by the Scottsbluff High School softball team continued during the Lexington Invitational on Saturday in ...



Scottsbluff High students join nationwide walkout over Parkland violence  1011now

SCOTTSBLUFF, Neb. (KNEP) - A number of high school students in Scottsbluff joined in the nationwide student walkout against violence in the wake of the ...



Gering basketball teams aiming high under new head coaches  Scottsbluff Star Herald

Under the direction of new head coaches, the Gering High School girls and boys basketball teams are both entering the season with plenty of high hopes.



PHOTOS: SHS graduation 2018 | Local News  Scottsbluff Star Herald

Another wave of Scottsbluff graduates has crossed the stage and received their diplomas, capping off the end of their high school career. Over 220 seniors at ...



Stodola eager to lead Scottsbluff wrestling program  Scottsbluff Star Herald

Dustin Stodola will be returning to the Panhandle as the next Scottsbluff High School head wrestling coach.



SHS teacher recognized with Christa McAuliffe Prize  Scottsbluff Star Herald

SCOTTSBLUFF — Elena Garcia, an English and theater teacher at Scottsbluff High School, was recognized this summer for her work with the Christa McAuliffe ...



Oregon Trail Community Foundation bringing Rachel's Challenge, program inspired by Columbine High School victim, to area schools  Scottsbluff Star Herald

SCOTTSBLUFF — The Oregon Trail Community Foundation is reaching out to local school districts to help schools and communities create a more ...



Public Record — Nov. 4 | Local News Briefs  Scottsbluff Star Herald

Scottsbluff Police Department. Sept. 19. Police investigated a child abuse report. No citations or arrests were made. Police investigated a report of child abuse ...



For Mario Chavez, it’s all about helping kids  Scottsbluff Star Herald

When Mario Chavez graduated from Scottsbluff High School in 2000, he knew he wanted to pick a career that would impact kids in a positive manner.



Gering varsity volleyball team wins four matches in Twin City Invite  Scottsbluff Star Herald

The Gering High School varsity volleyball team played six matches in the Twin City Invite this weekend, and the Bulldogs came out on top in four of them.



Scottsbluff High School graduates 177  Scottsbluff Star Herald

SCOTTSBLUFF — Sunday was the big day for 177 members of Scottsbluff High School's Class of 2017. The new graduates left field atBearcat Stadium with ...



Mitchell girls repeat as Western Conference Tournament champs  Scottsbluff Star Herald

For the second straight year, the Mitchell girls basketball team reigned supreme as Western Conference Tournament champions.



Group proposes aquatic and events center, say it would be an economic driver for the region  Scottsbluff Star Herald

SCOTTSBLUFF — About 40 acres of land along the North Platte River might become the site of a new aquatic and events center.



Public Record — Nov. 17 | Local News Briefs  Scottsbluff Star Herald

Gering Police Department. Oct. 1. Police investigated a child abuse and neglect intake. Police investigated a report of a protection order violation. An arrest or ...



David P. Broderick  Scottsbluff Star Herald

David Patrick Broderick, 35, of Scottsbluff, passed away at his home in his sleep due to natural causes and a broken heart on Friday, July 13, 2018. A Mass of.



Public Record — May 25 | Local News Briefs  Scottsbluff Star Herald

Scottsbluff Police Department. April 14. Tracey Lee Idleman, 29, of Terrytown, was arrested on a Pennington County, South Dakota, warrant.



Annual kitchen tour highlights remodels, fundraises for library  Scottsbluff Star Herald

SCOTTSBLUFF — Local residents will have an opportunity to tour local kitchens this Saturday during the fifth annual “At Home on the Range” tour.



Michael Norman Broderick  Scottsbluff Star Herald

Michael Norman Broderick, 35, of Scottsbluff, passed away unexpectedly of an undiagnosed coronary artery disease on Wednesday, July 11, 2018, at Regional ...



Walls coming down at Scottsbluff High School construction site  Scottsbluff Star Herald

Joists were being bent and walls were crumbling down on Jan. 31 as machinery took down the old Scottsbluff High School.



Future Husker Garrett Nelson stands out one final time for Bearcats  Scottsbluff Star Herald

LINCOLN — Before every football game, Scottsbluff High School senior defensive end Garrett Nelson wraps his wrists tight with athletic tape.



Student says her experiences in Scottsbluff shaped a passion for social justice  Scottsbluff Star Herald

While canvassing for Barack Obama's 2008 presidential campaign, Karen Orona's awareness of social injustices onset her passion for social change. Currently ...



Public Record — Dec. 7 | Local News Briefs  Scottsbluff Star Herald

Scottsbluff Police Department. Nov. 1. 5:56 p.m. — Police investigated a collision in the 800 block of Fifth Avenue. Brittain Reinmuth, 32, was arrested on a ...



Area Christmas Parades Moved Up to Welcome US Capitol Tree  KSNB Local 4

SCOTTSBLUFF, Neb. - (KNEP) - The U.S. Capitol Christmas tree will make a stop this year in Scottsbluff with both Gering and Scottsbluff holiday festivities ...



‘This day has been awesome’: Gering softball team registers exciting wins on first day of district tournament  Scottsbluff Star Herald

Opening day of the Class B, District 6 softball tournament was a memorable one for Gering High School.



JoEllen 'Joey' A Benavidez | Obituaries  Scottsbluff Star Herald

JoEllen “Joey” A Benavidez, 47, of Scottsbluff, Nebraska passed away on Friday, August 10, 2018 in Rapid City, South Dakota after taking her final ride to ...



Public Record -- Oct. 3 | Local News Briefs  Scottsbluff Star Herald

Scottsbluff Police Department. Sept. 6. Andrea Mitchell, 33, of Bridgeport; Danielle Butler, 22, of Scottsbluff; and Joseph DeCoste, 32, of Scottsbluff, were ...



Scottsbluff Police: Social media threat mentioning 'SHS' deemed not credible  1011now

SCOTTSBLUFF, Neb. (by Release) - Authorities say a viral social media post making threats to a school 'SHS' has been investigated and deemed to be without ...



Scottsbluff edges Bridgeport in five-set thriller  Scottsbluff Star Herald

The Scottsbluff volleyball team rallied to edge Bridgeport in five sets on Tuesday night at Scottsbluff High School.



Kenneth Edward Hall  Scottsbluff Star Herald

Kenneth Edward Hall, 87, of Scottsbluff, passed away at Heritage Estates on Wednesday, July 11, 2018. At his request, cremation has taken place and there will ...



SHS teachers move into Freshman Academy  Scottsbluff Star Herald

Beginning Wednesday, Scottsbluff High School freshmen will be taking part in the school's new Freshman Academy.The academy seperates the freshmen from ...



Male falsely reports an accident later charged with assault  KSNB Local 4

SCOTTSBLUFF, Neb. - (KNEP) A 24-year-old reports his own crime to the police before fleeing and is later arrested on charges of assault. According to the ...



Abby Benson and Garrett Treffer  Scottsbluff Star Herald

Abby Benson, daughter of Joe and Jodi Benson of Scottsbluff is engaged to marry Garrett Treffer, son of Mike and Corlyus Treffer of Gering.



History-making grant awarded to Scottsbluff Public Schools  Scottsbluff Star Herald

Scottsbluff Public Schools has been awarded the single largest grant they have ever received for Career Academy programming at Scottsbluff High School.



Scottsbluff to open 2018 football season at North Platte  Scottsbluff Star Herald

An old rival and a newcomer highlight the Scottsbluff High School football team's schedule for the next two years.



Scottsbluff High School reaches high point in graduation rate  Scottsbluff Star Herald

Five years ago, Scottsbluff Public Schools had a four year cohort graduation rate of 73.85 percent. The 2016 graduation rate was 91.71 percent.



Woman abused as a student files suit against former golf coach, Scottsbluff school district, local country club  Scottsbluff Star Herald

A woman who alleges a former Scottsbluff golf coach sexually assaulted her has filed suit against the coach, as well as the Scottsbluff School District and the ...



Barbara L. Babcock  Scottsbluff Star Herald

Barbara L. Babcock, 89, of Scottsbluff died Wednesday, September 26, 2018 at Regional West Medical Center. Cremation has taken place and there will be no ...



Former Bearcat Dru Kuxhausen on pace to break 3-point record at WNCC  Scottsbluff Star Herald

Dru Kuxhausen has not lost his 3-point shooting touch from his days at Scottsbluff High School. In fact, his shooting touch is even hotter.



E. Wayne Swank and Olivia H. Swank  Scottsbluff Star Herald

Olivia H. Swank went to her heavenly home May 13, 2017. She was born near Hemingford, NE on Sept. 14, 1923 to Helen and Jacob Elsea. Her parents were ...



Scottsbluff man arrested for first degree forcible sexual assault  KSNB Local 4

SCOTTSBLUFF, Neb. (KNEP) - A 23-year-old Scottsbluff man has been arrested for the forcible sexual assault of a woman last month. Jacob Nerio-Sanchez is ...



Mary Lou Bacon  Scottsbluff Star Herald

Mary Lou Bacon, 78, of Scottsbluff, Nebraska, died at the Western Nebraska Veteran's home on November 21, 2018.



Teachers receive classroom grants from SBPS Foundation  Scottsbluff Star Herald

SCOTTSBLUFF — The Scottsbluff Public Schools Foundation completed the first round of its Classroom Grant Program and awarded three classroom grants.



Bluffs Middle School students learn about health during school fair  Scottsbluff Star Herald

SCOTTSBLUFF — Thursday afternoon brought excitement and new learning opportunities to Bluffs Middle School with a new health fair.



Lydia (Henkel) Schmall  Scottsbluff Star Herald

Lydia (Henkel) Schmall, 93, of Bayard, formerly of Scottsbluff, passed away on Sunday, November 25, 2018 at Chimney Rock Villa with her daughter by her side.



Scottsbluff drill team adds to tradition of excellence with 11th straight state title  Scottsbluff Star Herald

Finishing at the top has long been customary for the Scottsbluff High School drill team, and this year was no different during the Nebraska state cheer and dance ...



Practice for annual West Nebraska football game kicks off  Scottsbluff Star Herald

When Mitch McKibbin received his invitation to play in the West Nebraska All-Star Football Game, the recent Bayard High School graduate didn't hesitate in ...



Scottsbluff's McCracken named region's top boys basketball player  Scottsbluff Star Herald

After graduating two of the top players in the history of the Scottsbluff High School boys basketball program a year ago, the Bearcats needed a breakout ...



City approves sales tax for November ballot  Scottsbluff Star Herald

By a unanimous vote, members of the Scottsbluff City Council authorized an additional half-cent sales tax to be put to the voters in the Nov. 6 general election.



Gregg Brown  Scottsbluff Star Herald

Gregg Brown, 50, of Scottsbluff, NE passed away on July 11, 2018 near his favorite fishing spot at Lake Minatare. Services will be held on Saturday July 14th at ...



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