Articles written by Karyn Christy

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Store observing anniversary

A local market is turning 75 and still looks so young! The owners of Ideal Market will soon celebrate their store's 75th anniversary. Three generations, grandfather Russell McCord, father Larry McCord...

 

For Christians, Holy Week services climax on Easter

Holy Week commemorates events from more than 2,000 years ago, which still herald the good news today. It is the reason behind the sacrifice of Jesus’ life that makes it good. The Easter holiday is how it is observed. Several churches will be c...

 
 By Karyn Christy    Features    March 11, 2024 

Ministers bring Todd Becker Story to Superior Wednesday evening

Todd Becker, was a senior at Kearney High School, playing football with dreams of being a professional player, yet the partying side got the best of him. Tragically, an alcohol-related automobile accident claimed his life in February 2005. Keith,...

 

Scammers striking local residents

It can be fun to dress up and pretend to be someone else for Halloween, a costume party or for Vestey days. However, being taken by a person cloaking themselves behind a mask of impostership is anything but amusing, it is offensive and criminal....

 

Superior school holds career fair

Superior High School held their first career fair in the gymnasium on Monday, Feb. 26, from 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. School administration proposes to make it an annual event. Several high school students...

 

Two hearts on fire

It was a warm sunny day when Camie drove up to the Petro Plus gasoline station pumps at the north location in Superior to get some gasoline for her car. Before she could get out, Todd Kroeger, the attendant and a local firefighter, darted towards her...

 

Wendell and Carol Lowery Love Story

“We went to see a western movie in Deshler for our first date. After the movie I reached down and gave her a big fat kiss and she didn’t slap my face!” laughed Wendell Lowery as he began to share his courtship with Carol. The attraction was allur...

 

Love Endures, grows through the decades for area residents

"The longer you're married the more you love. The other person knows all your weaknesses and still chooses to value you," said Dave Johnson. This is not looking through rose color glasses, but from many years of being together, Dave and Deb learned...

 
 By Karyn Christy    News    February 8, 2024

The courthouse dilemma: Build new or repair old

Approximately 20 people representating Nuckolls County areas of Nelson, Lawrence, Oak and Superior, met with the three commissioners, Jerry Grove, Timothy Zikmund, and David Mussmann, and county employees Susan Rogers, assessor, Carry Miller, county...

 

After 30 years of post office employment Missy Hayes makes her last mail delivery

Whether it is being a postal carrier or a post office clerk, the postal system is a great place to meet people. "I have shared in so many people's lives. I have cried and laughed with them," said Missy Hayes. Jan. 8, marked Missy's 30th anniversary o...

 

For those with a sweet tooth, Sandy Tietjen opens shop

The moment the doors are opened to the shoppe, one can breathe in the heavenly aroma of cinnamon rolls. Packaged in clear containers are individual sizes and pans with four jumbo cinnamon rolls. All looking too good to eat with the cinnamon peering t...

 

New owner for Burger Barn

It has its own niche. It's iconic. It has been a favorite place to go to for decades. Townsfolk and those vacationing in the area stop by on their way to or from Lovewell Lake. Many have frequented...

 
 By Karyn Christy    News    November 2, 2023

Two art students surprise with award at special assembly

Lawrence-Nelson high school gym bleachers were filled with students for an unscheduled assembly Monday morning. It was a surprise even to the two girls it was dedicated to. It was their artwork that...

 
 By Karyn Christy    News    May 4, 2023

Elementary reading scores improve

Teaching reading and spelling based on the latest evidenced-based brain research has become widely accepted and practiced in elementary schools. Twenty-three states including Nebraska are using Language Essentials for Teachers of Reading and Spelling...

 

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