Nelson neighbors helping neighbors
October 29, 2020
Neighbors helping neighbors is what rural community is all about. After an accident left Barry Melvin of Nelson hospitalized on Sept. 8 - right before fall harvest - friends, family and neighbors did just that. They rallied together to run equipment, prepare meals and offer personal support, finishing harvest over the last few weeks. Others pitched in to wean and work the calves from Barry's beef herd.
Barry sustained a broken neck and nerve damage when a semi ran a stop sign and his the pickup he was in. He was in Grand Island hospital for a month. Barry has been able to return home."I a...