Hayes Ray Hill

A son, Hayes Ray Hill, was born on April 11, 2022, at 2:51 am, at Gothenburg Health, to Kylee Odenbach and Trent Hill. Hayes weighed 9 lbs, 9 oz, and was 20 inches long. His grandparents are Larry and Glenna Hill of Akron, Colorado and Chet and Carey Odenbach of Taylor, Nebraska. Great-grandparents are Corrine McEntee of Ogallala, Nebraska and Lee and Sandra Odenbach of Brewster, Nebraska.

Historical Happenings

The following passages come from copies of previous publications of the Gothenburg Times, they have been summarized by Aliyah O’Keefe. Each passage has its source and is cited at the end of the passages.

Palm Sunday at the Crossings

The Crossing Fellowship held a special Palm Sunday service on Sunday, April 10. The kids from their children’s programs waved palm branches through the sanctuary and participated in a song. Pictured here is the Crossing’s children’s program. (Photo by, Ashley Mohler)

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HOLDREGE – Children and families are invited to the YMCA at Gothenburg Health, the Don Sjogren Community YMCA in Holdrege and the Orthman Community YMCA in Lexington for FREE Healthy Kids Day® events in April.


Shiloh Arlette Phelps

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In all kinds of weather and communities, Nebraskans have come to depend on natural gas, whether it’s cooking meals on a natural gas range or backyard grill to keeping our homes warm in the bitter cold of winter and water piping-hot for a steamy shower. This is thanks in part to the natural gas utility workers who keep natural gas safely flowing – no matter the weather or time of day. It’s because of this focus on safety and dedication to customer service that National Natural Gas Utility Workers’ Day is observed on March 18 each year.

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The Farnam Community Carnival will be held Saturday, March 19, 2022 at the Farnam School Building. Soup, sandwiches and pie will be served starting at 5:30 p.m. Games will be from 6:30 to 10:00 p.m. All are invited to come for an evening of food and fun for Bingo, Games, Prizes and Drawings.