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As a youngster I disliked wearing jeans, I much preferred overalls but apparently overalls for youngsters were falling out of favor. The J.C. Penney store quit offering overalls in the smaller sizes I needed and I bought the last two pair the Troudt...

 

Country Roads

I’ve heard couples say, my children are so noisy and cause so much ruckus at church on Sunday that we don’t think we should come until they get a little older and behave better. I try to assure those couples their children may be a little noisy b...

 

Puffs

This time of the year it seems that I read a lot more about children. Especially, about unborn children and it’s usually because so many people commemorate the date of Jan. 22, 1973, with sorrow and prayer and hope. That was the date the U. S. Supr...

 

Nuckolls County is district's highest COVID positivity

South Heartland District Health Department (SHDHD) officials are expecting to receive 800 ‘first doses’ of Moderna vaccine this week. Michele Bever, the department’s executive director, said the allotment was 200 more doses than the prior...

 

Sandy Borden stepping down as Brodstone Hospital CFO

Brodstone Memorial Hospital has a new chief financial officer (CFO), Cathy Wolff. Wolff comes to Brodstone with nearly 34 years of financial experience in healthcare. She earned her bachelor's in...

 

Planning underway for Superior's 2021 Victorian festival

Planning has optimisically begun for Superior’s next Victorian Festival which hopefully will be held Memorial Weekend. As last year’s festival was among the pandemic shutdown casulaties, much of last year’s schedule has been advanced to this...

 

Superior Chamber Office relocates

With the arrival of February, the Superior Chamber of Commerce has a new office location. The chamber and the Superior 3000 Foundation will be sharing space in the building at 430 Central which last housed the Marlan Watson accounting office. With...

 

Contractor will overlay failing Edgar spur

The Nuckolls County Board of Commissioners met for their regularly scheduled meeting at the county courthouse in Nelson Monday. All three commissioners were present. The board was presented with a light agenda to work through. Jeff Wagner, the...

 
 By Kerma Crouse    News    February 4, 2021

Two local Jewell County writers celebrated Kansas Day together 60 years ago at Sweet Home School

There did not seem to be many articles or comments about the 160th Birthday of the State of Kansas which was observed on Jan. 29, 2021. However, on Facebook, a photo surfaced showing students from Jew...

 

Wed more than 60 years ago, Cliff and Glenny Barnes craft together in Burr Oak

It could be said that a couple that crafts together, stays together. Cliff and Glenny Barnes, having been married for 61 years and fit that statement. The living room in their Burr Oak home is their...

 

Three juveniles charged in burglary

3 juveniles charged as Jewell Co. burglary investigation continues Last Nov. 14 the Jewell County Sheriff’s Office began investigating a burglary in Mankato where seven firearms were reported as stolen. Since the initial report, there have been fou...

 

$8 million JC Hospital project officially complete

The $8 million dollar USDA approved project for the Jewell County Hospital was officially completed at the end of December. The community hospital now has an entirely new rural health clinic and physical therapy building. A new overhang allows for...

 

Windscheffel to retire June 1

Tammy Windscheffel will retire from her position as a nurse practitioner at Smith County Family Practice this spring. She will continue working full-time through the end of March and work part-time...

 

Rock Hills team wins regional title

Rock Hills High School Scholars Bowl Team entered regional competition at Lincoln Kansas, Monday afternoon.  The Grizzlies had an excellent meet with all five team members scoring well.  Rock Hills...

 

Lawrence-Nelson Dance Team has seen great success

The newly formed Lawrence-Nelson Dance Team has seen great success so far this year. They have performed twice for the L-N basketball crowd. Their first performance on Dec. 18, was to the school's...

 

Wyatt Brockman earns area recognition for 4H

(Editor's Note: Annually the Hastings newspaper selects an Outstanding 4-H'er from south central Nebraska for recognition. Last week the published the information and Wyatt Brockman from Lawrence...

 

L-N Boys win 2 on home court; defeat Blue Hill, Silver Lake

The Raider’s boys team played two games on their home court last week and won both as they prepared for the Twin Valley Conference Tournament being played this week. Logan Menke recorded a season high in scoring against Blue Hill and Krayton...

 

Raiders capture wins in conference tourney

There’s that old saying: “What a difference a day can make . . .” For the L-N Raider Basketball Team you might note that it’s not a day, but maybe 17 days or so. The Twin Valley Conference Tournament (TVC) is now in full swing and for the #6...

 

SHS girls take tough loss against Auburn

The Superior High School girls basketball team hosted Class C-1 powerhouse Auburn at the high school gymnasium Friday. Though the Wildcats stayed close throughout the game they were unable to overtake the Bulldogs in the 36-32 loss. Superior opened...

 

SHS wrestlers finish 7th at conference

The Superior High School wrestling team competed at the Southern Nebraska Conference Tournament Friday. The Wildcats finished in seventh place with 56 points. Other teams participating were Milford, David City, Fillmore Central, Thayer Central,...

 

SCUD#5 wrestling

The South Central Unified District 5 Red Raider wrestlers competed at the Southern Nebraska Conference Tournament held at Wilber-Clatonia High School, Friday. Lawrence-Nelson wrestlers Nathan Elledge and Rocky Miller competed at the event. Elledge...

 

Rock Hills wrestling

The Beloit Trojans competed at the Hoisington Cardinal Classic at Hoisington, Friday. Three Rock Hills wrestlers, who compete as part of a cooperative program with Beloit, took part. Coe Nielson took second place in the 106 pound weight bracket. He...

 

RHHS boys split a pair of games

The Rock Hills High School boys basketball team downed the Red Cloud Warriors, 44-31, at Mankato Thursday at Mankato. The Natoma Tigers handed the Grizzlies a 58-48 loss at Mankato Monday. Rock Hills visited Sylvan-Lucas Tuesday with game results...

 

RHHS girls winning streak at six games

Once the Rock Hills High School girls basketball team learned how to win, they have been unstoppable. The team recorded two more wins to extend their streak to six games and a 6-1 record for the season. The Grizzlies topped the Red Cloud Warriors,...

 

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