Arens opens office in downtown Crofton
Dam Racers from near and far gathered for a picture at the end of the 2022 Crofton Dam Race in downtown Crofton this past Saturday.
Members of Crofton Rescue participating in SIM-NE Training Crofton Rescue participants in SIM-NE. Front row: Janna Foxhoven,  Jodi Schultz and Cammie Wavrunek; and back row: Wendy Zimmerman, Katie Tramp, Vonda Lange, Maggie Carter,  Daryl Ausdemore, Tyler Wulf, Jason Wavrunek and Steve Kuehler.
The 2022 Crofton Seniors baseball team competed in the Area Tournament this past week with games starting on July 22 with a win over Neligh, July 23 with a loss  to PWG, July 24 with a win over Ord and a July 25 second loss to PWG, knocking the local team out of the tournament. Those at the Area Tournament included, front  row (l to r): Coach John Knapp, Colin Wieseler, Ethan Tramp, Simon McFarland, William Poppe, Nolan Babcock, Zac Tramp, Jake Hochstein and Coach Tyler Potts, and  back row: Coach Jason Babcock, Carson Wieseler, Zack Foxhoven, Tucker Goeden, Nate Stevens, Braxston Foxhoven, Austin Guenther, zach Berger, Roy Knapp and  Coach Dan McFarland. Photos provided by Brooklyn Guenther; and Sean Anderson, Journal staff.
Dam Race event  coming this weekend
Community Foundation Seeking Survey Input
A Sioux City batter takes a called third strike in the top of the fifth inning in Crofton last Friday night, July 15. 
The 2022 10U Crofton girls softball team included, back row (l to r): Coach Scott Morrison, Laura Morrison, Alondra Lopez-Barrios, Jayden Tramp, Skylar Sejnoha, Zoey Wieseler, Lauren Connot, Grace Morrison, Coach Jamie Tramp, and Coach Angie Connot; and front row (l to r): Maci Kolterman, Layla Foxhoven, Berkley Hames, Ava Pautler, Hadley Becker, and Paige Nohr.
Field DayHheld at Steffen Farm
The Juniors shake hands with Hartington after their hard fought win Saturday night. 
They are as follow in the photo: Mrs. Ginger Schieffer, Lauren Loecker, Katie Neuharth, Sophia Wortmann. All three girls will be freshmen at Crofton Community Schools in the fall. They started their National History Day project in October of 2021 and advanced from the local, regional, and state levels to participate in nationals.
Tony Arens was Master of Ceremonies
The Shop on 2nd Opens Downtown
Ben Hegge was on the mound for the Bluejays in the early innings of Sunday night's big Independence weekend game against Wynot.
Crofton Legion Juniors hold a meeting on the mound during a timeout in the seventh inning in Scribner last Wednesday night, June 22 against Hooper-Scribner. The Juniors wanted to get their strategy right as they held onto an 8-7 lead at the time. They did just that and finished for the away win.
Crofton Mayor, Sharol Lawhead, welcoming Crofton’s new police officer, John Carter.
Crofton's Annual Dam Race
18U Crofton Softball Team
Louise Harlan, new Director of Cottonwood Villa in Crofton
Tatum Olson