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Articles from the May 26, 2022 edition

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Country Roads

Will the peonies be ready for Memorial Day? That is the question asked at this time every year. My mother, mother-in-law and grandmothers always looked forward to seeing the lovely peony flowers out in their soft and bright pink colors every...

 
 By Bill Blauvelt    Columns    May 26, 2022

Editor's Notebook

As Superior residents prepare for the 31st Victorian Festival honoring Evelyn Brodstone, one of the community’s most accomplished residents, many current resident find it hard to envision what life was like in Superior more than a century ago. The...

 

Ask a Pastor Column

Q: The Bible says we are saved in our spirit, doesn’t that mean that God doesn’t care what I do with my body?  A:  Hmm, not so much! You see, there are two errors that we can make when it comes to God’s perspective of our daily life. The...

 
 By Allen Ostdiek    Columns    May 26, 2022

Puffs

Memories . . . I spent a considerable number of years volunteering as an EMT for the community of Lawrence and I like to recall memories from those years. They come up at the strangest times and places, and they are both good and bad. However, last...

 
 By Teraesa Bruce    Columns    May 26, 2022

Love my crazy Life

I found a book and remember now why I don’t read so much anymore. I get so caught up in them that the time gets away from me. Last night, I thought I would just read for an hour and go to bed. Two nights in a row, bedtime has come and went without...

 

Memorial Day services to honor veterans at area cemeteries

Special events are being planned thoroughout the area to mark the annual observance of Memorial Day. In prepation for the big day the Nelson American Legion family scheduled cemetery clean-up and small flag placement for 5:30 Monday with an...

 

Travis , Erica Kennyreceive 2022 Entrepreneur Award

Travis and Erica Kenny will be honored Saturday as the 2022 recipients of the Superior 3000 Foundation Entrepreneur of the Year award. Travis and Erica Kenny have owned Kenny's Lumber & Farm Supply, Inc., in downtown Superior since March of...

 

Nuckolls Electronics recycling collection at Nelson June 1

Got an old cell phone, computer or television you would like to be rid of? Nuckolls County residents will have an opportunity to do just that when an electronic recycling event is held at the county roads department shop from 8 a.m. to 12 noon. on...

 
 By Kerma Crouse    News    May 26, 2022

Something New in Jewell

Something new is coming to Jewell this Memorial Weekend – the Jewell Farmer's Market. On Saturday there will be a Grand Opening Celebration for the market. The ribbon cutting will be at 8:45 a.m., Saturday, in front of the arch at Jewell's Maag Par...

 

Work has begun on the first Montana Meadows' villa

Ground has been broken and work started on a new Superior housing development known as Montana Meadows. If all goes as planned five single family homes known as villas will be constructed along the east side of Montana Street south of Fifteenth...

 

Opportunities ahead for the Auditorium

A partnership between Brodstone Healthcare that began this year included walking and a morning ”bootcamp” exercise program, and is now on the verge of expanding. Although the details are not yet available, Brodstone Healthcare and the Auditorium...

 

Public may attend Superior recreation Workshop on June 1

Superior residents are invited to attend the Park and Recreation Design Open House from 4 to 6 p.m., on Wednesday, June 1. Design professionals will be in action, creating concepts for the park and recreation facilities in Superior. Residents are inv...

 

Ost honored for 25 years of teaching

Nikki Ost, kindergarten teacher at Rock Hills Elementary, was honored with a certificate from the University of Kansas for 25 years of teaching youth.  Mrs. Ost graduated from Barton County Community College in 1994 with an associates of art...

 

John and Karen Ross named Grand Marshalls of Mankato's 150th parade

It all started on a Saturday night in Mankato, Kansas, in August 1958. Two girls in a Jeep, one girl got out and a guy from Lovewell got in and that was the start of a 64 year romance. Two years later they were married. They have lived most of 62...

 

JC 4-H helps with spring clean up project for LTC residents

4-H activates youth in the community by teaching young people how to team up to get things done. Collaborative community service was at work for a big spring cleanup of the recreational walking trail...

 

Parade honors Alethia Loomis

Alethia Rannebeck Loomis grew up on a farm in Smith County and caught the "bus" (a box with three rows of bench seats mounted on a Ford chassis) to Athens High School close to Ionia. Upon graduation and normal school training, she became the teacher...

 

Mortal but Unconquerable: Memorializing Our Fallen Heroes

On Memorial Day, we honor men and women who made the ultimate sacrifice in military service to our nation. Time and again throughout our Republic’s history, courageous Americans have ventured into harm’s way to protect the freedoms we hold dear....

 

A message For the times . . .

If this picture was printed in color, the viewer could see 970 little blue and pink flags, each representing a baby killed via abortions in the average 8-hour work day of many people. The display is...

 
 By Jewell Magney    News    May 26, 2022

Memorial Day

I heard someone say, "What is this holiday called Memorial Day?" I slowly looked up and said it is not a holiday; it is a day to honor and respect those gone before. The GI lost in the line of duty, the man who fought and was lucky to be alive, but...

 

Alumni Golf Event helps Community Building Fund Raising

A person may need to be of a certain age to remember, but a remnant of the "Carol Burnett" TV shows arrived at the L-N Alumni Golf Tournament supper and dance last Saturday in Lawrence. Tim Conway...

 

Goodwill Donation Drive will be in Lawrence June 1-8

Goodwill Industries of Greater Nebraska will have a Donation Drive in Lawrence. The trailer will be parked on Main Street after noon on June 1 and will be there until June 8 unless it is full before that. Goodwill will take home or garage wares that...

 

Paul Edwards

Paul Edwards, 92, died May 18 at Superior. His funeral will be at 11 a.m., Saturday, June 4, at Megrue-Price Funeral Home, Superior. Burial with military honors will be in Hardy Cemetery, Hardy....

 

Esther Headrick

Esther Headrick, 92, died Jan. 2, at Superior. A graveside service will be held at 10:30 a.m., Monday at Olive Hill Cemetery, rural Jewell County, Kan. Megrue-Price Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements....

 

Jon Stratman

Jon K. Stratman was born Oct. 21, 1955, in Superior Neb., to Dale and Bernice (Swihart) Stratman. He died May 13, 2022, in his home at Columbia, Tenn., from his battle with cancer. Jon grew up in the...

 

Superior track teams shine at state: girls in third, boys eighth

The Superior High School boys and girls track teams put on a show for their fans at the state track and field meet at Harry A. Burke High School, Omaha, Friday and Saturday. The Wildcats girls,...

 

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