Guthrie Center Times

Jim Flanery, who was raised in Guthrie Center, has been head women's basketball coach at Creighton for the last 16 years. Flanery has guided the Bluejays to the postseason 13 times, including each of the past 10 seasons, and has recorded nine 20-win seasons. Photo courtesy Steven Branscombe
Jim Flanery stumbled into a coaching opportunity and never looked back.  The sideline general for the Creighton women’s basketball team earned his 300th career win when the Bluejays posted a 69-54 win over No. 18-ranked Villanova in December.  Flanery, who grew up in Guthrie Center, the son of Jim...
A rainbow-colored path wound through the First Christian Church Fellowship Hall in Guthrie Center, leading followers Saturday in a life-size game of Candy Land.   The spectacularly sweet event presented by Main Street Guthrie Center and the Guthrie Center Chamber of Commerce, was fun for the whole...
The First Christian Church and Presbyterian Church of Guthrie Center held their 40th Live Nativity performance on Sunday, December 17 at the Guthrie Livestock Auction barn in Guthrie Center. Pastor Dennis James, who shared the service, reminded guests that the birth of the child can bring peace to all that will receive Him into their lives.
The Christmas story came alive Sunday afternoon at the Guthrie Livestock Auction barn in Guthrie Center. The annual live nativity performance, sponsored by the First Christian Church and Presbyterian Church in Guthrie Center took place for the 40th straight year. Each holiday season the churches...
This Saturday, December 16, Guthrie Center community members will have the opportunity to play life-size Candy Land, visit Santa and his reindeer and make crafts at Christmas in Candy Land, presented by Main Street Guthrie Center and the Guthrie Center Chamber of Commerce.  The event will take...
Dave and Marlene Lake celebrated 25 years of business at their restaurant, Cabbage Rose, on December 1.
Since first opening their restaurant, Cabbage Rose, on December 1, 1992, Dave and Marlene Lake have strived to provide delicious entrees and excellent customer service to the Guthrie Center community. This month, the Lakes are celebrating 25 years of business at the restaurant.  Although the...
ACGC's Caden Wardyn is the leading scorer returning from last season as the senior guard averaged 7.1 points and made a team-best 16 three-pointers a year ago.
Entering their second year as the ACGC boys basketball program, head coach Jake Mohling and team eye a winning season.  The Chargers finished 3-20 last year, but return six letterwinners, including five seniors this season.  Seniors Justin Plowman, Quenton Spack, Collin Stowe, Caden Wardyn and...
ACGC's Madison Berger returns for the Chargers after averaging 8.6 points per game last season.
The ACGC girls basketball program has strong numbers entering the 2017-18 season. Thirty-five girls will make up the roster for head coach Aaron Dose, who is assisted by Dan Baker. The Chargers are coming off a 4-18 record a year ago.  Of the 35 girls out this winter, five are seniors, eight...
The Conley family (from left) Colten (1), Lindsay, Rob, and Dylan (3) pose for a photo before Rob's deployment overseas in October. Conley, a member of the 133rd Test Squadron is expected to be deployed between six and eight months. Part of their mission is ground radar.
Two active little boys greet visitors inside the front door of Rob and Lindsay Conley’s home in Carroll. Dylan, 3, wants to wrestle. Colten, 1, wants his favorite book to read. Lindsay, who teaches fifth grade at Carroll Middle School and coaches Carroll’s eighth-grade girls basketball team,...
ACGC freshman Audrey Stowe rehearses her role as Dorothy for the school’s production of “The Wizard of Oz”, including the part where she slaps her older brother Collin Stowe, who plays the Cowardly Lion.  “It’s funny,” Stowe said, admitting the support of her older brother beside her on stage has...
Lauryn Embleton of AC/GC runs ahead of Hannah Booth of Ogden during the West Central Activities Conference cross country meet in Panora on Thursday. Embleton finished sixth overall for the Chargers with a time of 21:46.
The ACGC cross country teams turned in strong performances and finished among the top at the West Central Activities Conference meet at Panorama West golf course in Panora on  Thursday, October 12.Five Chargers earned all-conference honors, including Kate Crawford, Emma Swanson and Lauryn Embleton...


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