Battle of the Bands-"We Only Have One Volume" By: Abby Steffen, CCS Journalism The Crofton Warrior Band performed at the Battle of the Bands on Friday, January 29 at the high school gymnasium; due to Covid restrictions other bands were not able to come. For the full story and even more photos, pick up the latest edition of the Crofton Journal.
Pool Account now open... School counselor Bridget Schumacher accompanied the Crofton Elementary Student Council to Farmers & Merchants State Bank on Wednesday, January 27 to open an account to help finance a new swimming pool in Crofton. Students from grades kindergarten through grade six donated money from their own resources to open the account with $780.24.
Bringin' Back the Old: Lettermen Jackets By: Brittany Tramp, CCS Journalism A long lost tradition has been brought back into the light at Crofton High School. Lettermen jackets have made their reappearance for the first time in many years. To read all about the lettermen jackets, pick up the latest edition of the Crofton Journal.
Boys basketball continues to struggle By: Jada Schmidt, CCS Journalism The Warriors traveled to West Point on Saturday, January 30 to take on the Guardian Angel Central Catholic Bluejays. Pick up the latest edition of the Crofton Journal to find out how the Warriors did, including their game against Pierce.
Kloster worked security at 2021 Inauguration Crofton resident Eric Kloster is known to his friends and neighbors around town as the "Nebraska State Patrol guy." But, Master Sergeant Kloster took on a new role when his Air National Guard unit was summoned to Washington, D.C. to assist with security during the Presidential Inauguration on January 20. Pick up the latest edition of the Crofton Journal for the full story.
FCCLA youth show in virtual STAR By: Ashely Tramp, CCS Journalism The Crofton FCCLA Chapter submitted their 2021 STAR projects to be judged for District FCCLA. Crofton has five competitors in three events this year. To find out who competed in which events, pick up the latest edition of the Crofton Journal.
Wrestlers win Plainview Invite By: Wayne Bilka, CCS Journalism The Crofton-Bloomfield wrestling team competed in two meets on January 28 and 30. The first meet was the MidState Conference Tournament in Pierce. Crofton-Bloomfield took first at the Plainview Invite. For the full story, pick up the latest edition of the Crofton Journal.
Crofton Speech Team Off to a Hot Start By: Roy Knapp, CCS Journalism On Saturday, January 23, the Crofton High School Speech Team competed in their first meet of the season at Boone Central High School in Albion. Students competed in various events throughout the day and had many finalists. To find out how the students did in Albion and Hartington, pick up the latest edition of the Crofton Journal.
National Gamestop story has local twist and impact Frank Schnabel, who owns a salvage business north of Crofton, never imagined himself getting caught up in the middle of some notorious stock-selling chaos. Pick up the latest edition of the Crofton Journal to read the full story.
Unity supper to have online auction Plans are quickly falling into place for the 2021 St. Rose of Lima Unity Supper and Grand Auction. Although there won't be the theme-decorated hall for dining and socializing as in past years, the annual fundraiser for the St. Rose Catholic School expects to maneuver pandemic precautions for another successful event in February. For the full story, pick up the latest edition of the Crofton Journal.
St. Rose School hosts Catholic Schools Week activities St. Rose School in Crofton will celebrate Catholic education with hundreds of other catholic schools across the country this upcoming week, from January 30th through February 5th. To find out how the school will celebrate, pick up the latest edition of the Crofton Journal.
Hochstein marks 50 years as transplant recipient There are commemorations of notable anniversaries and observances of remarkable birthdays, but Marilyn Zurcher Hochstein will be celebrating a truly extraordinary anniversary on February 10 of 50 years with two kidney transplants. Pick up the latest edition of the Crofton Journal for the full story.
High winds overturn semi on Highway This overturned truck was a testament to the strong winds on Thursday and Friday, January 14-15. The incident occurred on US Hwy 81, 2 miles south of Hwy 12.
Meet your Warrior Journalists for 2021 To learn more about the Warrior Journalists, including four more students in the class, pick up the latest edition of the Crofton Journal.
Meet your Warrior Journalists for 2021 To learn more about the Warrior Journalists, including three more students in the class, pick up the latest edition of the Crofton Journal.
Crofton-Bloomfield season has full head of steam By: Wayne Bilka, CCS Journalism The Crofton-Bloomfield wrestling team competed in two home meets on January 12 and 14. The first meet was a dual against Elkhorn Valley and the first ranked team in class D, Plainview. To find out how the wrestlers did, pick up the latest edition of the Crofton Journal.
Crofton's Allen purchases Butcher Block The 2021 New Year marks new ownership for T&R Butcher Block in Fordyce, as of January 1, Jared "JT" Allen has purchased the meat processing business from Rich and Tricia Millage who have owned it since 1999. Pick up the latest edition of the Crofton Journal for the full story.
Sufficool: 80th Birthday The family of Karol Sufficool is requesting a card shower in honor of her 80th Birthday on Wednesday, January 27th. Greeting cards will reach her at: 1503 W. 2nd St., Crofton, NE 68730
Crofton’s 6th grade girls basketball, recently began play in the Wausa League, back row (l to r): Macy Baker, Elizabeth Deroos, Brooklyn Guenther, Armana Sprakel; and front row (l to r): Jenna Tramp, Jazzmyn Wieseler and Brooklyn Wiebelhaus. The girls are coached by Wendy Wieseler and Courtney Baker. The girls played Laurel winning 37-9 and playing Creighton winning 38-9. They will play three more weeks for the tournament.
What goes around comes around, all in a good way Since Main Street Treasures opened its doors in 2017, the dedicated staff of this thrift store have not only made significant contributions to local projects and deserving individuals and families, it has also donated hundreds of boxes of usable goods to the Orphan Grain Train. Pick up the Crofton Journal for the full story.