126. Nicholas Sparks Richard Shotwell Jan 6, 2017 (…) Facebook Twitter Email Print Save 126. Nicholas Sparks1965- AuthorBorn in Omaha, Sparks has become one of the world's most-beloved storytellers, with many of his best-selling, tear-jerking novels adapted for the big screen, including "The Notebook," "Dear John" and "Safe Haven." Richard Shotwell As featured on +150 150 Notable Nebraskans to celebrate Statehood Day The Lincoln Journal Star counted down 150 Notable Nebraskans to celebrate the state’s sesqui… Facebook Twitter Email Print Save Most Popular CCC softball all-stars take the field Renee Neeley Andrea Hanson Rosemary Preister 1 killed, 1 injured in rollover crash in northeast Nebraska APpromotionspotlight Got a favorite travel photo? You could win $1,000 in our 2017 Destinations Photo Contest! Enter here! Vacation photographs often capture a perfect moment in a favorite place. promotionspotlight Compete for $1 million in our March Fever Basketball Contest! And even if your bracket gets busted, you can start over in the round of 16, and in the round of 4!