Former Nelson resident beaten, left for dead

Stacy Malone, 37, a Nelson High School graduate and the daughter of former Nelson residents, Mr. and Mrs. Scott Stemper, nearly lost her life last Wednesday when an intruder broke into her home, assaulted her and attempted to strangle her before...

SVFD keep fire from crossing U.S. Highway 136 west

Monday afternoon, members of the Superior Volunteer Fire Department responded to a grass fire five miles north and two miles west of Superior along U.S. Highway 136 west. The department sent five...

2 incumbents beat deadline

The Nuckolls County Board of Commissioners met at the county courthouse in Nelson, Tuesday because of the Presidents’ Day holiday Monday. All three commissioners were present. Carrie Miller, county clerk, noted that James Flores had filed for...

Brodstone receives 13th Top 100 award

Brodstone Healthcare has been recognized as a 2024 Top 100 Critical Access Hospital by The Chartis Center for Rural Health. Chartis’ annual Top 100 award program recognizes outstanding performance among the nation’s rural hospitals based on the...

Publishing rules change for county's delinquent taxes

This week’s issue of The Superior Express contains an offical notice delinquent property taxes within Nuckolls County. State law provides the tax list must be published in an official newspaper once in each of the first three weeks of February,...

Rock Hills crowns Sweetheart queen and king

Friday, Rock Hills High School held its Sweetheart coronation. The candidates were Arielle Jacobs, Katlynn Clark and Adrianna Reyes. Arielle is the daughter of Andrew and Katy Jacobs. She is active...

Nelson Rubies celebrate Valentine's Day

Twenty-nine Rubies decked in red and white and in festive moods invaded a local café to celebrate their friendship on Valentine’s Day. Event planners, Terri Oltmans, Carol Eckles, Karen Harrington, Ruth Epley, Barb McCartney and Evie Olson...

Superior FFA participates in National FFA Week

As part of National FFA week, upper class Superior FFA Chapter members conducted the annual Greenhand ceremony Tuesday morning at a school assembly. To earn the degree the recipient must demonstrate a knowledge of the FFA Code of Ethic and the...

Yaremi Cruz, Jewell County Spelling Bee champion

The Jewell County Spelling Bee was held Wednesday, Feb. 7, at Rock Hills Junior-Senior High School. The champion was Yaremi Cruz and the runner-up was Catelyn Rothchild. The winner is eligible to...

Driving on the Jewell County Hospital paved drive

The paved drive through the Jewell County Hospital is not a through street. Although signage exists, many local people are using the hospital-clinic drive for a short cut. People are simply asked for safety reasons to respect that fact. If you are...

Red Neck Miniature Golf Fundraiser

The 12th Red Neck Miniature Golf Tournament was held on Sunday in and around Deweese. Sixty-five teams participated on the beautiful February Sunday; with numerous others stopping by to bring...

Lady Raiders are Sub-District champions

No. 3 to No. 1 . . . An impressive trip . . . In Class D-2 Girls' Basketball there are close to 60 schools enjoying the sport from December to February. Right now, that number is down to 16 teams...

One point denies Raiders win in final regular season game

The 22nd game of the regular season and one points decides the outcome of the game. The Raiders traveled to Deshler for the game and ended up on the lower end of a 38-39 score. L-N showed a marked...

Rock Hills girls win five head for sub-state

The Rock Hills High School girls basketball team took a five game winning streak into Tuesday's final regular season contest contest against Osborne at Mankato with results unavailable at press...

SHS girls reach C-2 district finals

It took their wildcard points to secure a place in the Class C-2 district finals for the Superior High School girls basketball team after they lost their sub-district final match to Thayer Central....

SHS wrestling at state championship

The Superior High School wrestling teams had three members compete at the state championship meet held at Omaha's CHI Center, Thursday through Saturday. Holden McDonald earned six team points in the...

Raiders No. 1 Seed in Sub-District tourney

The end of the Class D-2 high school basketball season is quickly drawing to a close. The sure sign is the beginning of the sub-district tournament games. For this season, L-N is in district D2-2 and the Raiders are the number one seed in addition...

L-N girls earn way into district finals

The Lawrence-Nelson High School girls basketball team proved they belong despite their season record. The Raiders made easy work of their sub-district bracket. They edged out Palmer at host school Heartland Lutheran’s court in Grand Island last...

Lady Raiders to play in District Playoff

The sub-district wins earned the Lady Raiders the right to move on in the Class-D-2 Playoffs. However, while they knocked off the number one and two teams in the sub-district, they are matched up...

SHS boys at sub-district

Th Superior High School boys basketball team closed out their regular season schedule with a 64-33 loss to Sutton at Superior Friday. The loss left the Wildcats with a 1-21 regular season record....

Computers

When I was in college, I had to take a course in computer programming as a requirement for my major. This would have been fine if the course was in “Basic” language, but the preferred language for mathematics was “Fortran IV.” Back then,...

Editor's Notebook

Ruth Bailey, a UNL student journalist associated with the Nebraska News Service reported this week “Dozens of Nebraskans lined the rows and walls of Room 1525 at the Nebraska Capitol, waiting to testify during the education committee hearing last...

Wing Windows

Before cars were air conditioned, during hot weather, drivers and passengers suffered from the heat. We had a 1938 Ford that had a “nose vent” that was located at the back of the hood and the cover could be raised and lowered to get air flow...

Country Roads

No mail Monday. No banks open Monday. It was Presidents’ Day! I can remember when President George Washington and President Abraham Lincoln each had their birthdays observed this month. Then they were lumped together to create Presidents’ Day....

Love my crazy life

Monday was such a nice day that I walked down to the office to check the drop box instead of driving. I’m not loving my crazy life here lately. I’ve been gloomy and negative so often that George has started calling me Eeyore, you know the...

Puffs

Alexei Navalny. Oswaldo Paya. Two names that many of us sheltered here in southcentral Nebraska may have never heard of, or just briefly on a national news broadcast. Maybe that’s not all bad, but it does limit our understanding of a conflict...

Ask a Pastor Column

Q:Why would God let this pandemic kill so many people? This is an important question and one that I want to handle with particular care and sensitivity. Probably the best way to do so is to encourage those seeking the answer to this question to...

The Bell of Sacred Heart Parish

That's correct . . . bell . . . (singular) Yes, the Sacred Heart parish church has two bell towers but only one tower has been used over these past 100 years. Little attention has been given to the...

New pastor for 3 Catholic parishes

The end of January saw changes for the three Catholic parishes in northern Nuckolls County and parts of Clay, Webster and Adams counties. Sacred Heart and St. Stephens, Lawrence, and Our Lady of the...

Dale Delka

Dale Leroy Delka was born on a fence post and hatched in Red Cloud, Nebraska, Feb. 14, 1947. Son of Harold and Olive Delka, Dale was the seventh son and one of 11 children, raised in an honest...

Elaine Daubert

Elaine Ruth (Boyles) Daubert, 62, wife of Edward Daniel Daubert, died Feb. 12, 2024, at Jupiter Medical center Hospice in Jupiter, Florida. Elaine died from complications of pancreatic cancer....

Roger Reiter

Roger Joseph Reiter, 66, of Jewell, Kansas, died Tuesday, Feb. 13, 2024, at the University of Kansas Health Systems, Kansas City, Kansas. Roger was born in Beloit, Kansas, on Oct. 23, 1957, to...

David Wilton

David L. Wilton, 65, of Grand Island, died Thursday, Feb. 15, 2024. His funeral was at 10:30 a.m., Wednesday, Feb. 21, at Trinity Lutheran Church. The Rev. Adam Snoberger officiated. Burial was in...

Jean Crouse

Jean Crouse, daughter of Clay Davenport and Lela (Hazen) Davenport, was born at home in Chester, Nebraska, on April 12, 1935, along with twin sister, Joan. Jean died at the age of 88 on Jan. 29,...

Joyce Caylor

Joyce Marie (Wakefield) Caylor was a wonderful mother, grandmother, great grandmother, though most called her Uma. Joyce had a heart for others and was always trying to help people. Joyce Marie Caylor, 79, Olathe, Kansas, died of kidney failure on...

Wildlife official advises: Protect poultry flocks, do not touch sick water fowl

White geese call to one another continually as they move into the local corn fields to feed and back to Lovewell Lake to rest and roost. For local residents, they announce spring is close. Planting...

NWS reports on 2023 precipitation

Although not as severely dry as the previous year, 2023 was another overall-drier-than-normal year for most of the 30 counties served by the National Weather Service office at Hastings. The weather service has reported about 75 perecent of the...

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