Ballpark Cleanup Started... Crofton baseball youth, coaches, parents, and supporters worked to do spring cleanup and field and landscape maintenance this past Sunday, April 11 at the Crofton Baseball Park in preparation for their upcoming seasons. Another volunteer day cleanup has been rescheduled to April 24 at 1 p.m. all are welcome.
Benefits to help Thoene family Carla Mueller, owner of 9th Street Clothing in Yankton, S.D. is putting her talents and business to work to help the family of her nephew, Kendall Then. To read all about the upcoming benefit, pick up the latest edition of the Crofton Journal.
Crofton artists bring home "Best of Show" Several art students attended the Mid-States Conference Art Show on Friday, April 9 at the Sunset Plaza in Norfolk. Pick up the latest edition of the Crofton Journal for the full story and to find out who won ribbons.
Named to All-State list... Crofton Warrior and Lady Warrior student athletes were named to the Nebraska School Activities Association's Academic All-State Awards for the winter season.
Crofton Squad named Heroes... The Crofton Rescue Squad was the recipient of the Modern Woodmen's Hometown Heroes Award on Tuesday, March 30. Business representative Tammy Matuska presented the squad with a check for $100 to be donated to a charity or nonprofit as well as $100 for use by the squad. The squad voted to donate to the American Legion elevator project. The donation to the squad will be used toward another defibrillator at a public place in Crofton.
Fuelberth, Steffen share faith in FOCUS ministry A pair of young men from St. Joseph's Catholic Church in Constance are doing more than completing their college degrees. They are both finding creative ways to share their faith with other college students. To read all about FOCUS ministry, pick up the latest edition of the Crofton Journal.
Candy run well attended... The Crofton Community Club Easter Candy Run was held on Saturday, April 3 at Crofton's North Park. Kids took off to search for colorful treasures in hopes of winning prizes.
Eric Kloster named "Officer of the Year" Nebraska State Patrol Trooper Eric Kloster of Crofton was the 2021 recipient of the American Legion Post 84 Law Enforcement Officer of the Year award. Pick up the latest edition of the Crofton Journal for the full story.
"Students of term" need at school Crofton Community Schools recently released the third-term "Student of the Term" awards to a junior high and senior high student. This term's winners were: High School: Ethan Tramp Junior High School: Wyatt Tramp Pick up the latest edition of the Crofton Journal to read all about the award and the other students who were nominated.
Council approves pool refurbishment plan The Crofton City Council voted to open the current Crofton pool by Memorial Day of this year for the summer season, and also approved an estimate of costs for the refurbishment of the pool, starting a new direction for the future of the swimming pool in the community. For the full story, including other business the council discussed, pick up the latest edition of the Crofton Journal.
Lakeview Course opens for season The Crofton Lakeview Golf Course officially opened for the season on March 24. Manager Luke DeBlauw reports that the course will be open as long as temperatures for the day are at least 50 degrees. For the full story, pick up the latest edition of the Crofton Journal.
Engagement: Banaszak-Riesberg Dale and Karen Riesberg of Crofton, have announced the engagement of their daughter, Dani Riesberg, to Nick Banaszak, son of Tim and Kim Banaszak of Chicago, Ill. To read all about the bride and groom, pick up the latest edition of the Crofton Journal.
Crofton Warriors hold "Tropical Breeze" Prom By: Roy Knapp, CCS Journalism Crofton High School hosted their Prom on March 26. The Crofton students, and their guests, fancied up to attend the festivities themed, "Tropical Breeze." Pick up the latest edition of the Crofton Journal to read all about the "Tropical Breeze" Prom.
Crofton High School holds National Honor Society Induction By: Paul Konechne, CCS Journalism Crofton High School held their National Honor Society induction ceremony on March 23, 2021 at the high school. There were 31 new members inducted into the National Honor Society. For the full story, pick up the latest edition of the Crofton Journal.
Community Bible announces new pastor, new name After a hiatus of several months without a pastor, the Community Bible Church as a new name with a new leader, Reverend Jeff Mueller. To read all about the new pastor, pick up the latest edition of the Crofton Journal.
Fundraiser features "Pi Day..." Frannie Guenther picks up a pie that he ordered from the Crofton Senior Center for their belated "Pi Day" fundraiser. Pictured with Frannie are volunteers Janet Lammers, Pat Wakeley, Nancy Schieffer, and manager Mary Sawatzke. The center sold 78 pies baked by 27 individuals. The center has planned to reopen for in house meals on April 19.
Five youth to Free Throw state... Crofton students recently competed in the regional Knights of Columbus Free Throw contest on March 7th in Wayne. Five youth are advancing to State in Grand Island on April 10.
Warrior Band members perform at All-State Crofton Warrior Band students participated in Class C All-State Band on Saturday, March 20.
Livewires start new year, enroll now Submitted by: Reporter Elizabeth Wortmann The Lucky Livewires 4-H Club of Crofton has kicked off another year of activities with the first meeting of the season on March 21. The full story can be found in the latest edition of the Crofton Journal, available now.
Future of Warrior mascot? Nebraska Committee recommends changes to most levels... What will be the future of the Crofton Warrior, the Native American mascot of Crofton Community Schools? For details on this matter, pick up the latest edition of the Crofton Journal.