ELLINWOOD - "Bring Up the Bodies" by Hilary Mantel. This international bestseller explores one of the most mystifying and frightening episodes in English history: the downfall of Anne Boleyn. King Henry VIII is disenchanted with the audacious Boleyn. She has failed to give him a son, and she has alienated his friends and the noble families. Over a few terrifying weeks, Anne is ensnared in a web of conspiracy, and her fate is sealed - but without a fight.
I'm worried about my country. I'm worried about a country that cares more about how much air was in a football than they do about the leader of the U.S. Senate lying about Mitt Romney on the Senate floor. Harry Reid said he had "inside information" that Mr. Romney had not been paying his taxes. Turned out to be a lie but Reid only shrugged and offered, "Romney didn't win did he?"
OSBORNE - Kenneth G. "Shorty" Hackerott, formally of Pawnee Rock, died on Feb. 28, 2015, at Parkview Care Center in Osborne. Born on July 17, 1936, in Rooks County, he was the son of Otto R. Hackerott and Belle (Mitchell) Hackerott. He loved books, old cars, trucks and tractors and enjoyed the 3-I shows.