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S&W Welding still going strong after 30 years
Manufacturing Boot Camp’s goal is to find, train employees
Klitz: Trip to Korean War Memorial ‘super,’ but reception at Omaha made it special
Crowning moment
Always at your side
S&W Welding still going strong after 30 years Wes Schulzkump, left, and Hal Wagner stand beside one of the staples of their S&W Welding business, the Blow Hard Bunk Cleaner. Right at 50 of them are sold each year. The West Point business is marking its 30th year. See more here: S&W
Manufacturing Boot Camp’s goal is to find, train employees Clarence Schmitt had a passion for helping others succeed in school and business. And his desire to help others better their lives  by furthering their education lives on after his death in 2012.
Schmitt’s son, John, helped introduce the Manufacturing Boot Camp last week at a meeting Thursday night at the Nielsen Community Center, West Point, where the classes will meet.
Klitz: Trip to Korean War Memorial ‘super,’ but reception at Omaha made it special Francis Klitz had been to the Korean War Memorial a few years ago while visiting relatives on the East Coast.
He wasn’t going to pass up a second chance, especially when it meant traveling with a few hundred other veterans of that war.
Crowning moment In a program showered with tradition, Guardian Angels Central Catholic elevated to a level never before reached as they captured the Class C-2 state speech title.
The championship, which was captured Friday at the University of Nebraska-Kearney, marks GACC’s first-ever state title in speech.
Always at your side Tradition runs deep for the West Point-Beemer wrestling program. The backbone of that tradition is consistency.
And it’s guys like Jason Redmond who provide that rock-solid foundation thanks to a ton of hard work and dedication.

Abigail Hughes - April 04, 2012

Funeral services for Abigail E. Hughes, age 15, of West Point, will be on Thursday, April 5, 2012, at 2 p.m. at the Nielsen Community Center in West Point. Visitation will be from 3-8 p.m. Wednesday, April 4, 2012 at Minnick Funeral Home in West Point and will continue from noon until the time of the service on Thursday at the Nielsen Community Center. Interment will be on Saturday, April 7, 2012, in the Byrd’s Prairie Cemetery in Coal Co., Okla.
Abbie passed away on Sunday, April 1, 2012, at the University of Nebraska Medical Center in Omaha.
Survivors include her parents, Dan and Jlynn Hughes of West Point; grandparents, Trudy Boland of West Point, Macon Hughes of Ada, Okla.; brother, Aaron Hughes of West Point; sisters, her identical twin Annie Hughes of West Point and Arielle Hughes of West Point; half-sister, Angie and husband Mikeal Walker of Norman, Okla., and their children Baylee and son Evan Ryan; aunts and uncles Pat Hughes of Guthrie, Okla., Rena Hughes of Las Vegas, Nev., Jeff Keesling of Sylvia, Kan., Tammy Moss of Moore, Okla., and Karla Cruz of Hutchinson, Kan.
Minnick Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

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