Katrina Oaklund is shown above in the Eustis Pool Hall-Photo by Amber Hickert
The Thirteenth Annual Arrowheads Classic was held last weekend. The winner of the Championship Flight was Dan Woodburn's team. Woodburn also hit a hole-in-one the first day winning $10,000! Pictured l-r: Josh Harm, Any Anders, Dan Woodburn and Brian Schimek.-Photo by Tori Willis.
After the the passing of same
sex marriage some courthouses
will no longer be participating in
According to the Nebraska
Judicial Ethics Committee
Opinion you will either do all
marriages or none.
Frontier County and Red
Willow County have both
chosen to no longer perform
marriage ceremonies. According
to Ron Werkmeister “You will
have to find a minsiter or a lay
person who is willing to do the
You will still be able to
get marriage licenses at either
county court, just no more
The Supreme Court had
ruled on Friday, June 26th that
states cannot ban same-sex
The United States is now the
21st country to legalize samesex
Married same-sex couples
will now have the same legal
rights and benefits as married
heterosexual couples and
will be recognized on official
documents such as birth and
“The US Supreme Court
ruled in a 5-4 decision on the
validity of same sex marriage
in cases that established rights
for same-sex couples in all
fifty states on June 26, 2015.
The Court held that under the
Fourteenth Amendment to the
United States Constitution,
States are required to license a
marriage between two people
of the same sex and recognize a
marriage between two people of
the same sex when the marriage
was lawfully performed in
another state.” Said NACO
Executive Director Larry Dix.
Frontier County Clerk Darla
Walthers stated “I was elected
to abide by the law and that is
what I will do when it comes
to issuing same sex marriage
Not a lot has changed to
apply for a marriage license, but
now instead of having Bride and
Groom only on your license it
will show as Groom/Party A and
The Frontier County Deputies stayed busy over the fourth of July weekend.
On Friday July 4th Deputies responded to a call that dispatch received from a resident in Eustis at 2:50 p.m.
The call asked for an ambulance and an officer for an alleged fight that had taken place between two family members.
According to the Frontier County Sheriff’s Department “The Eustis Ambulance was called and transported a male subject to the Cozad Hospital. This subject was then flown by helicopter to a Kearney Hospital.”
Farnam Ambulance was called to transport a second male subject from Eustis to the hospital a short time later. This subject was later released from Cozad Hospital and transported to the Frontier County Jail and arrested for 1st degree assault. Bond is set at 10% of $50,000.00 dollars.
Names will be released at a later date.
The following day, July the 5th there was a one vehicle roll over accident. “One subject was thrown from the vehicle.” Said Sheriff Dan Rupp.
The accident occurred north of Moorefield on the Brady/Moorefield road just North of Lincoln/Frontier County line.
Curtis and Maywood ambulances and Curtis Fire was dispatched along with two Frontier County Deputies and Midwest MedAir helicopter from North Platte.
Lincoln County also dispatched a deputy to the scene. One subject was flown to North Platte hospital.
Names of this accident will be released at a later date.
The 129th year of the Frontier County Fair is to kick off starting Thursday, July 16th and will continue through Sunday July 19th.
On Thursday the events will start off with the Small Animal Show and Clover Kid Pet Show starting at 3:00 p.m., That evening they will have the Team Penning Calcutta at 6:30 p.m. with free admission. For more information you can contact 367-7127. They will also have a Stage Hypnotist starting st 7:30 p.m..
Friday the 4-H Livestock Show will begin at 8:00 a.m.. The annual Demo Derby will begin at 7:30 p.m. for rules and regulations you can call 367-5543.
On Saturday they will have the 5K Run/Walk at 8:00 a.m. and the 4-H Horseshow starting at 8am.
At 2:00 p.m. the 4-H Livestock sale will begin. For the evening make sure to bring your family down for the free BBQ from 6:00 p.m.-7:30 p.m.. Following the BBQ will be a free watermelon feed and beer garden starting at 6:00 p.m.
Blackhawk will feature this years concerts with famous hits including: Goodbye says it all, Every once in a while, I’m not strong enough to say no. Following Blackhawk will be the James Lee Band from 9:30 p.m. - 1:00 a.m.
Sunday will be the NSRA Rodeo beginning at 7:30 p.m. Also will be the Cowboy Church Service that morning at 10:30am and the Walking Dog Trail at 11am.
Make sure to bring your family for a fun filled