By Marj Oleske
“The Way We Were,” starring Barbra Streisand and Robert Redford was playing at the Inland Theatre. BCHS Homecoming was just around the corner. Kathy Krotz, of Rushville, Neb., was the young bride of Bill Kocourek. The year was 1974.
September 16, 1974 was the first day of work for Kathy Kocourek, who was the first secretary for Lacreek Electric’s manager, Vern Jutila.