Crofton is a close-nit community full of citizens who stick together for each other, that's why there's now a neighborhood watch going on to put a stop to break-ins. You'll want to keep up to date with the community and participate in standing together. One way you can do this is by signing up to the Crofton Journal! For only $20 you can purchase an annual e-edition, or if you're already subscribed, simply pay an extra $5! If you're out of State but still want news about Crofton, you can get a free e-edition. Interested? Then head over to CroftonJournal.com and get your subscription now.
8 days ago, Staff
Neighborhood Watch
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9 days ago, Staff
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13 days ago, Staff
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The Stinger Softball season has begun, with 50 girls playing on five teams starting with the T’s, 10’s, 12’s, 14’s and 18’s. The Stingers have played two weeks of games already, gaining in experience with every event. For more sports news, pick up a copy of the Crofton Journal!
14 days ago, Staff
Ashley Parks, a Stinger’s 18-and-Under team member, during recent action.
Harley Stark is a pitcher for the Stinger’s 18-and-Under Team.
The season has is now underway for the Tri-County Titans, and other teams are already full swing! You'll want to keep up with all the sports news, to do so, consider visiting CroftonJournal.com and signing up to get your trusted news. For only $20 you can purchase an annual e-edition, or if you're already subscribed, simply pay an extra $5! If you're out of State but still want news about Crofton, you can get a free e-edition.
15 days ago, Staff
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The new American Legion Baseball Team, the Tri-County Titans, includes, from the left, Coach Jeff Shabram, Isaac Pavlik, William Drobny, Dontae Justo, Wyatt Shabram,  Landon McAllister, Make Schroeder, Joseph Pavelka, Connor Thomson, Kaiden Bauer, Dane Miller, Keenan McAllister and Coach Harry Pavlik, Courtesy photo
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16 days ago, Staff
A new stop sign has been placed at the previously dangerous layout of the four-way has always been a persistent reminder for the community of Crofton. For more details and news like this, don't forget to visit CroftonJournal.com and pay for your subscription.
17 days ago, Staff
Stop Sign installed
Volunteers turned out in force last week to help set up the flags for the 2022 Memorial Day services in Crofton’s South Park. Services were held Monday, May 30 at the area cemeteries and in Crofton’s city auditorium. To learn more, pick up your copy of the Crofton Journal today.
20 days ago, Staff
Volunteers help with flags...
Volunteers help with flags...
Crofton will be having a busy month, as you can see by looking at the Community Calendar! The Crofton Journal makes a special effort to give you the news when you need it, and by signing up you can learn more about all these events. For only $20 you can purchase an annual e-edition, or if you're already subscribed, simply pay an extra $5! If you're out of State but still want news about Crofton, you can get a free e-edition. Interested? Then head over to CroftonJournal.com and get your subscription now.
20 days ago, Staff
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Four Crofton youth were invited to play in the North Central Nebraska All-Star Basketball game on Friday, May 27 in O’Neill. Roy Knapp played for the men’s White team, and he had 18 points with six three-point goals in the team’s 95-89 win. Alexis Folkers was on the women’s Blue Team, and Jayden Jordan and Ella Wragge competed for the White team. The Blue Team won the women’s competition, 78-63. For more news on sport competitions or events, don't forget to visit the CroftonJournal.com!
22 days ago, Staff
White team during event
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23 days ago, Staff
Crofton Elementary held it's year-end awards, including awards like "1,000,000 Words Read", "Presidential Academic Achievement Award", and "Perfect Perfect Perfect Perfect Attendance". If you want to learn more, you'll want to check out the latest edition of the Crofton Journal.
27 days ago, Staff
Pictured are Crofton Elementary Students, Dylan Doyle, Seeley Thunker, Blake Connot, Breckin Jansen, Easton Schendt,  Isaac Steffen, Preston Foxhoven, and Alex Potts. All of these students read over 1,000,000 words during the 2021 -  2022 school year.
Aaron Leader, Levi Kolterman, and Maci Kolterman were absolute Warriors during the 2021 - 2022 school year! These  Crofton Elementary students never missed a day, an hour, a minute, or even a second of the entire school year.
Pictured are Preston Foxhoven, Alex Potts, and Reece Schmidt, Crofton Elementary School 6th graders, who have earned  the Presidential Academic Achievement Award. The President’s education awards program recognizes student achievement,  hard work, and academic success in the classroom. To be eligible for the President’s Award for Educational Excellence  students must earn a grade point average of 90 or higher throughout their 4th, 5th, and 6th grade school  years. Students must also score in the 90th percentile on the State Reading or State Math test during their 6th grade  year.
The Knox County Fair Board gave a certificate for one free wristband, for the rides at the Knox County Fair this coming  August, to each student that met the Fair Board’s Accelerated Reader reading goals. The wristband is a $25.00 value.  Pictured, with their certificates, are the Crofton Elementary students, who met the Fair Board’s reading goals. Also pictured  is Pat Lange, Knox County Fair Board Member, who handed the certificates to each student.
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28 days ago, Staff
Alex Potts takes a pitch at bat for the Crofton 12U baseball team in a home game last Wednesday night, May 18, against Hartington Red. The Crofton boys (1-1), took a home loss last week, 12-5, but defeated Wynot away earlier in the week. The local boys are in action again this Wednesday, May 25, in Hartington against the Hartington Navy team. To keep up with Crofton's latest happenings, pick up your copy of the Crofton Journal or sign up online for our e-edition!
29 days ago, Staff
12u Crofton Baseball
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29 days ago, Staff
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30 days ago, Staff
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A group of Crofton Choir students kicked off Day 2 of the NSAA State Track Championships with the National Anthem. State track took place at Burke Stadium, Burke High School, in Omaha last weekend. For more details, pick up your copy of the Crofton Journal or sign up online!
about 1 month ago, Staff
The group consisted of Araya Nielsen, Rori Schmidt, Jack Schieffer, Rowdy Hegge, Jeffrey Birger, Karley Schieffer, and Elizabeth Wortmann.
Crofton is such a busy community, it can be hard to keep up! Just take a look at the Community Calendar and see it for yourself! To stay updated on all the latest news and events, you'll want to sign up for your edition of the Crofton Journal. You can do so by for only $40 per year (or $20 if you'd rather just get our e-edition). For more details on pricing for yearly subscriptions, visit CroftonJournal.com.
about 1 month ago, Staff
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Crofton Community School’s Senior Mayson Ostermeyer signed with Concordia University to continue his track career at the college when he attends this year. Ostermeyer said “I’m excited to go be part of the program and team Jason has built. When I went to visit, I felt really good. It was a good environment.” For more details and news like this, sign up for your copy of the Crofton Journal or get our e-edition by visiting CroftonJournal.com!
about 1 month ago, Staff
Those that were pictured for his signing day  were, back row (l to r): Concordia Pole Vault Coach Jason Berry and Crofton Track Coach Mickey Doerr; and front row:  Johnnie Ostermeyer, Mayson Ostermeyer, Robyn Ostermeyer and Addyson Ostermeyer.
Crofton held a special city Council meeting on May 16th, and you'll want to take a look and watch all that was discussed! To do so, visit: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0g500d0oawE, and don't forget to SUBSCRIBE and SHARE the video with others who may be interested!
about 1 month ago, Staff
Crofton City Council Meeting, May 16th, 2022