Friday Night Lights

It's early October, the middle of the high school football season, and high school stadiums around the state are filled with fans on friday night. Smaller schools, like those in western Nebraska, may not play in stadiums per se, but on all-purpose fields with movable bleachers that fill up quickly with faithful fans. The popularity of the sport … Continue reading Friday Night Lights

Cattle Brands

Branding cattle is still alive and well in western Nebraska.  Just outside the bank in Merriman, Nebraska, is a large sign that identifies all the brands used in the Nebraska Sand Hills in 1964.  Below each brand is the name of its owner. I saw many of these brands during my wanderings through Cherry County, … Continue reading Cattle Brands