Bridgeport News-Blade


“So, have you been out to the Fair yet?”

Bayler Sterkel (left) and Cade Loomis visit before they compete in the Panhandle Ranch Horse Competition held on Saturday, July 26th during opening day of the Morrill County Fair.

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Most people living in the United States do not understand what extreme poverty is and what it can cause people to do that are living in such situations. Andrew Schindler, member of the Tiny Hands International nonprofit organization based out of Lincoln, Nebraska, visited with Bridgeport community members during his presentation on Thursday, July 24th at the Bridgeport Public Library.

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Greek Festival 2014

The 88th annual Greek Festival will be held at Prairie Winds Community Center in Bridgeport, NE on Saturday and Sunday, August 9-10, 2014. The event is sponsored by the Assumption Greek Orthodox Church.

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Local youth compete in State Games

Four junior tennis players competed at the Cornhusker State Games in Lincoln last week. All are members of the PWCC Tennis Club and were attending the 30th annual games in Lincoln. They played in the Girls 12s (twelve and younger), Girls 14s, and Boys 12s in singles. The event drew 145 of the best juniors from around the state of Nebraska and the competition was stiff.

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4-H shooters demonstrate marksmanship

The 4-H Shooting Sports kicked off the 2014 Morrill County Fair this weekend as over 25 junior, intermediate and seniors took to the range on Saturday, July 25th and Sunday, July 26th to test their marksmanship in archery, BB guns, air rifle, .22 caliber rifles and trap shooting.

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