• New stylist joins The Hair Corner

    RED OAK — A new stylist has joined The Hair Corner. Kristi Laughlin, 19, of Red Oak, began working at the salon on Monday, Nov. 17. She is a 2007 graduate of Red Oak High School and a 2008 graduate of EQ school of Hair Design in Council Bluffs. Laughlin’s parents are Jim and Kim Laughlin of Red Oak. She will be working from 8 a.m. to close on Mondays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays. Laughlin is available for hair cuts, perms, color and pedicures.

  • Orscheln opens new Red Oak store

    REDee^OAK — Orscheln Farm and Home Supply has more than doubled the size of its local store. The company officially opened its new $1.3 million building on Sunday,ee^Nov.

  • Brown opens shadowbox franchise on Internet

    HENDERSON — A local woman has joined Products for Good as a sales representative marketing shadow boxes. Susan Brown, 45, of Henderson started her Internet franchise selling shadow boxes containing mint-condition Iraqi coins surrounded by U.S. military memorabilia last month. “It’s a way I can give back for all the things they (U.S.

  • Houston wins contest

    STANTON — The Montgomery County Farm Bureau recently hosted a safety poster contest for third-grade students in Terri Vennerberg’s  classroom.  Children were asked to create a poster that taught a safety lesson on the farm or at home.   The class studied safety during this time and also heard a presentation by Montgomery County Extension Director Bill Drey.  There were 15 posters judged by members of the Farm Bureau women’s  committee. Awards were presented  Oct.