In Loving Memory of Mr. Marvin Louis Whitfield

In Loving Memory of Mr. Marvin Louis Whitfield

Our family is profoundly disheartened to announce that our brother and uncle, Marvin L. Whitfield, left us to rest in peace on Monday, September 20, 2021, at the age 65 in Houston, TX. He was born on December 31, 1955, to the late Roy and Thelma Whitfield. The second youngest of three brothers and two […]

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 An automatic tax credit may change your refund amount

An automatic tax credit may change your refund amount

Terence ‘Bud’ Crawford has landed the biggest fight of his career, scheduled to occur this Fall. The Omaha-native is set to face Shawn ‘Showtime’ Porter in Las Vegas on November 20, after lengthy negotiations were finally brought to a close. The WBO welterweight title will be on the line; a belt Crawford has had around […]

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 Omaha’s Terence Crawford Lands His Big Fight

Omaha’s Terence Crawford Lands His Big Fight

Terence ‘Bud’ Crawford has landed the biggest fight of his career, scheduled to occur this Fall. The Omaha-native is set to face Shawn ‘Showtime’ Porter in Las Vegas on November 20, after lengthy negotiations were finally brought to a close. The WBO welterweight title will be on the line; a belt Crawford has had around […]

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 Basketball State of Mind?

Basketball State of Mind?

by Roy Nelson Jr. With the recent exposure and success of some of Omaha’s brightest stars on the hardwood, it seems that Nebraska may be on the verge of becoming a basketball goldmine to be reckoned with in the nation. With players like Hunter Sallis, Saint Thomas, and Chucky Hepburn receiving national recognition, as well […]

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 The Breath of Life

The Breath of Life

By Velma J. Sanders “And the LORD God formed man of the dust of the ground, and breathed into his nostrils the breath of life; and man became a living soul.”   The breath of life is life that God has imparted to every human being. It is that which activates man and gives to […]

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 Publisher’s Pen

Publisher’s Pen

Shots/vaccinations, masks, social distance, and hand washing is all a result of COVID-19 and life goes on.  There are many nationally recognized persons who were born in Omaha.  Malcolm Little/Malcom X is one of those people.  In the top right corner in the area backed by the Black Lives Matter matting is a sign that […]

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 The Broadway League hires Gennean Scott as Director

The Broadway League hires Gennean Scott as Director

The Broadway League Hires Gennean Scott as Director of Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion The Broadway League is pleased to announce that after an extensive nationwide search conducted by Arts Consulting Group, Gennean Scott will join the trade organization as the first Director of Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion. She will officially start on July 6, 2021. Ms. Scott […]

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 Happy 99th Birthday Bennie Jones

Happy 99th Birthday Bennie Jones

Family of the Week: The Jones Family Happy 99th Birthday Bennie Jones April is a significant month on many fronts. On Saturday, April 17, 2021, Bennie Jones Sr, celebrated 99 years of life. He’s was recognized with a Drive by and Honk Happy Birthday Parade.  A month prior to the parade, he answered 99 “Happy […]

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 Judge Tressa M. Alioth appointed

Judge Tressa M. Alioth appointed

Governor Pete Ricketts appointed Tressa M. Alioth of Bennington as District Court Judge in the Fourth Judicial District (Douglas County).  Alioth, 47, has worked as deputy county attorney in the Douglas County Attorney’s Office since 1998.  Her most recent responsibilities with the office have included serving as lead prosecutor in felony trials and supervising a […]

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