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  • Page gears up for community celebration

    Joni Isom, Holt County Independent|Jul 3, 2024

    r Saturday, July 13 with a full slate of activities. Festivities will begin at 9 a.m. with the Frederick Cronk Memorial Trap Shoot. At 11 a.m., wander over to the volleyball court for the kid's sand dig. Or head to the Page Fire Hall for grilled burgers and hotdogs. They will be served until 1 p.m. While at the fire hall, check out the craft and vendor fair which will run from noon until 3 p.m. More information is available by calling Kathy at 402-338-5966. Noon will also bring the pingpong ball...

  • Battle of the best soups planned in Page

    Joni Isom, Holt County Indpendent|Jan 18, 2024

    The Page Community Day Club is hosting a soup cook-off on Sunday, Feb. 4 at the new firehall. All funds raised will go toward events scheduled during Page Community Day, which will be Saturday, July 20. Contestants are invited to cook a roaster full of their best soup recipe to be entered in the contest. The soup will be the entry fee. Judging will begin at 4:30 p.m., and doors will be open to the public from 5 to 7 p.m. Prizes will be awarded to the top three entrants. Cost for individuals 13...

  • Page Community Day offers events for all ages

    Joni Isom, Holt County Independent|Jul 20, 2023

    Page residents will celebrate Community Day on Saturday, July 29, with a full slate of activities planned for the whole family The day will start at 9 a.m., with the Frederick Cronk Memorial Trap Shoot on the south edge of Page. Follow the signs to the location. At 11 a.m., the kids' sand dig will begin behind the Kountry Korner Cafe. At the same time, burgers and other tasty items will be served in Lamason's Park. Serving will continue through 2 p.m. Free watermelon will be offered in...

  • Page home total loss following early Tuesday morning blaze

    Joni Isom, Holt County Indpendent|Jun 30, 2022

    An early morning fire has left three Page people homeless. The fire was called into the Boyd-Holt 911 Dispatch Center at 5:30 a.m., Tuesday, June 28. Page and O'Neill fire departments responding. Callers to the dispatch center reported two people were out of the house, with possibly one person still inside. The Page Fire Department cleared the residence to make sure the structure was empty. O'Neill Fire Department arrived on scene around 6 a.m., and set up support, bringing manpower and...

  • Pavel Auction sells Page Fire vehicle

    Joni Isom, Holt Independent|Jun 16, 2022

    Brant Pavel was at the Page Fire Department meeting Monday night to present the department with a check from the recent sale of a 1980 Ford Bronco from the department. The Bronco had originally been purchased as a first-response vehicle. The intention was for the fire chief to take that vehicle to the scene of a fire or accident immediately to report back to the department what was needed as more people arrived. That worked well for a while. For the past 15 or more years however, the fire chief...