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Country Roads

Though mothers are thought of and remembered all year through, Mother’s Day is a special time to be thinking of her. Though my mother and both of my mother-in-laws, whom I had been blessed, are no longer with us, their love and devotion to their...

 

Editor's Notebook

What do I write about this week? When Saturday’s New York Times arrived in my mail box on Monday morning, I thought I might have an idea. I struggled the rest of Monday and part of Tuesday trying to get the words to flow but they never came. That...

 
 By Allen Ostdiek    Columns    May 6, 2021

Puffs

I have a sister-in-law from Chicago who expressed her surprise at the length, depth, and extent Nebraskans discuss current weather conditions. On one of her first visits to the Lawrence area she was blessed with a rain. After being out and visiting...

 
 News    May 6, 2021

Volunteers contribute $55,000 to hospital

Nifty Thrifty made a generous donation of $55,000 to the Brodstone Memorial Hospital Foundation in August of 2020. The Brodstone Memorial Hospital Foundation recently used these funds to purchase new surgical equipment for the hospital. This...

 
 News    May 6, 2021

Nuckolls Co. goes 14 days without a new COVID case

Monday night, Michele Bever, South Heartland District Health Department (SHDHD) director, reported 24 lab-confirmed COVID-19 cases in the prior seven days (April 27-May 3), bringing the cumulative number of cases in the four-county health district to...

 
 News    May 6, 2021

Look up when entering high school art room

It has become a tradition for the senior class members of Melody Rempe’s art classes at Superior High School to paint a class ceiling panel. If one cranes their neck upward as they walk the corridor leading to the art classroom, they are greeted...

 
 News    May 6, 2021

Superior planning to hold Victorian festival

With Memorial Day weekend approaching, it’s time to look forward to Superior’s Lady Vestey Victorian festival. The annual event was cancelled last year because of the COVID-19 pandemic. The event returns this year. Area residents and businesses...

 
 News    May 6, 2021

Nuckolls Co. seniors graduate Saturday

Superior High School will graduate its 134th class Saturday, in the high school gymnasium. The ceremony for the 25 seniors is scheduled to begin at 2 p.m. Each graduate is allowed to have 10 guests in attendance. Masks are mandatory. The Superior...

 
 News    May 6, 2021

Board pondering salary raises for county employees

The Nuckolls County Board of Commissioners met for their regularly scheduled meeting, Monday, at the county courthouse in Nelson. All three commissioners were present. The board worked through a light agenda. Jim Bolte, road department foreman,...

 
 News    May 6, 2021

Yard of the Month

Nominations for the Yard of the Month award must be received at the Superior Chamber of Commerce office by Monday. Nominations can be made by calling or emailing the Chamber office. The e mail address is [email protected]

 
 News    May 6, 2021

November date set for Brodstone Gala

Brodstone Memorial Hospital Foundation revealed plans for the fourth annual Harvest Moon Gala this week. The in-person event will be held on Saturday, Nov. 13, at the Superior Auditorium. In 2020, because of COVID-19 restrictions, the event was held...

 
 By Gloria Schlaefli    News    May 6, 2021

Sunflowers are popping up in Burr Oak

Sunflowers are popping up everywhere in Burr Oak these days. In fact there are 150, one of a kind, primitive art created sunflowers up and down the main street of Burr Oak. All the sunflowers were...

 
 News    May 6, 2021

Jensen has been playing guitar since age 9

Tom Jensen acquired an abiding love of music as a young child growing up in Oak and Nelson. He was raised in a home which was filled with music. His mother was an accomplished pianist with a liking...

 
 News    May 6, 2021

RHHS graduation Saturday

The Rock Hills High School Class of 2021 have their graduation ceremony, Saturday, at 2 p.m., in the high school gymnasium. Masks are requested but not required. Senior Day is Friday. The seniors take this opportunity to announce their postgraduate...

 
 News    May 6, 2021

Man charged after Jewell stabbing

At 1:19 Saturday morning officers with the Jewell County Sheriff’s Office responded to a 911 call telling of a stabbing victim in Jewell. Officers arrived in Jewell to find a man with a single knife wound to his chest. The victim was transported...

 

Ask a Pastor Column

Presenting Biblical answers to tough questions Q: Why would a good God allow demons to exist? A: Let me begin with some background. For those who don’t know, the Bible tells us that there are a multitude of spiritual beings called angels who...

 
 News    May 6, 2021

Former Formoso resident will portray Marion Sloan Russell

Five times Marion traveled the Santa Fe Trail before age 21. Marion Sloan Russell enjoyed telling about her adventures on the Santa Fe Trail with her mother and brother. Along the trail she is known as "Maid Marion" as her first trip began as a...

 
 By Kerma Crouse    History    May 6, 2021

A prominent JC landmark

Mount Carmel, located on and around the intersection of 60 Road and E Road in Erving Township, is a prominent landmark in the area. Erving Township is the southwestern most township in Jewell County....

 
 News    May 6, 2021

JC Commissioners finalize April business

The Jewell County commissioners met last Monday with commissioners Brent Beck, Steve Greene and Keith Roe and Carla J. Waugh, county clerk present. The following were present for the office head meeting: Nora Rhoades, Post Rock Extension director;...

 
 News    May 6, 2021

Jewell County Cinema, Inc. discusses insurance

Last Monday the Jewell County Cinema, Inc. Board met via Zoom and in person. Those in attendance were Thadd Hinkle, Lisa Goodheart, Phyllis Christie, Janis McDill and Sarah Ortman. Trevor Elkins was a guest. Janis McDill said they have credit from...

 

Emma Epley sets new school record in hurdles

Another Track Meet . . . another School Record . . . As we mentioned last week, those records are made to be broken, and that is what Emma Epley did Saturday at the Twin Valley Conference Track Meet...

 
 News    May 6, 2021

Pope Francis appoints new Bishop for Colorado Springs; has ties to local area

Colorado Springs, Colo: Pope Francis named Father James Golka, a priest of the Diocese of Grand Island, Neb., as the third Bishop of Colorado Springs on last Friday. Bishop-elect Golka has served as...

 
 By Alayna Ham    News    May 6, 2021

L-N students participate in the community cleanup

After everything getting cut short in 2020, we were thrilled to be able to do Community Cleanup Day this year! Our staff and students split into groups to tackle projects throughout Lawrence and Nelso...

 
 News    May 6, 2021

Graduation Saturday at L-N High School

Lawrence-Nelson commencement exercises are at 4 p.m., Saturday in the gymnasium at Nelson. Seniors and junior ushersand greeters should arrive no later than 3 p.m., for group photos and meet in the library. The doors will be open to the public at 3...

 

L-N track at meet in Red Cloud

The Lawrence-Nelson High School boys and girls track and field teams competed at the Twin Valley Conference meet staged at Red Cloud High School Saturday. The boys team finished in third place, with 60.33 points in the nine team field. The girls...

 

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