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 By Kerma Crouse    History    May 28, 2020

Jewell County's first high school commencement held in 1887

This issue of the Jewell County Record is generally full of the news of graduations, alumni events and Memorial Day ceremonies. This year it is not the case. In honor of graduates, commencements, alumni and Jewell’s Sesquicentennial here is an...

 

Lightning protection scam targets Jewell County residents

The Jewell County Sheriff’s office is investigating an apparent scam in the county. A group of three to five men from Nebraska appear to be targeting elderly residents in Jewell County claiming to be “Lightning Protection Specialists” out of...

 

35th Kansas 8 Man All Star games cancelled at Beloit

The 35th Annual Kansas 8 Man All Star Football games scheduled for Saturday, June 13, have been cancelled. Rock Hills High School was to have two participants- Rylee Whelchel and Colby Hamel. Rylee Whelchel, Mankato, was selected for the Division II...

 
 By Lyndell Hanson    News    May 28, 2020

Flags were not held hostage in Mankato

Because of the Coronavirus, Mankato Patriots were not held hostage. The city employees of Mankato displayed the Stars and stripes on Commercial Street. The women of the VFW Auxiliary Post 7830 and the Jewell County 4-H Club placed smaller flags at...

 

Jewell County candidates who have filed

The following are the most recent candidates who have filed for office: Brent Beck, Republican, County Commissioners, District 3 Nate Foster, Republican, Ionia Township Trustee Keith Roe, Republican, Center Township Precinct Committeeman Fred...

 

May 31 final date for commodity loans on 2019 crops

May 31 is the final date for producers to request a loan or loan deficiency payment (LDP) on 2019 feed grain crops. Because May 31 falls on a non-workday, the deadline is June 1. The feed grain crops eligible for loan include corn, dry peas, grain...

 

JC Lockdown rules relax, move to phase 2

Governor Kelly’s Executive Order No. 20-34 implementing Phase 2 of “Ad Astra: A Plan to Reopen KANSAS” became effective Friday morning at 12 a.m. This order increases the mass gathering limit to 15. The highlights of the changes from Phase 1.5...

 
 By Kerma Crouse    News    May 28, 2020

NCYC will hold Virtual Day Camp

The annual North Central Youth Camp will be held this year. It will have the same director and many of the same leaders but a new format. The camp will be virtual! The virtual camp will be held on June 13 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Campers will be those...

 

A silhoutte of a soldier kneeling at prayer

A silhoutte of a soldier kneeling at prayer with his rifle upright, marks the grave of Perry A. Lamb at the Esbon Cemetery. Lamb died 1918 while serving in World War. I....

 

Highland Cemetery

On Saturday Edward and Neva Lewis, McPherson, tended to the graves of relatives resting at Highland Cemetery north of Esbon....

 

A silhoutte of a soldier kneeling at prayer

A silhoutte of a soldier kneeling at prayer with his rifle upright, marks the grave of Perry A. Lamb at the Esbon Cemetery. Lamb died 1918 while serving in World War. I....

 

Webber Cemetery

Webber Cemetery flew flags for Memorial Day at grave sites....

 

Storm Clouds Saturday night

On the way home from my parents’ house Saturday night, this cloud caught my eye. Photo by Carrie Vanmeter....

 

Country Roads

As people prepared for their Memorial Weekend cook outs shopping for steaks, ground beef and ribs to BBQ, they found out beef was either in short supply or had almost doubled in price. Some shoppers found the meat shelves almost empty and asked the...

 
 By Bill Blauvelt    Columns    May 28, 2020

Editor's Notebook

Amazing the way some things grow and others shrink. While preparing copy for this week’s Nuckolls County Locomotive-Gazette, I read about the sale of the Mt. Clare pool hall. It’s been a long time since there were enough people in the Mt. Clare...

 

6 complete chemotherapy training

Six registered nurses are now certified in chemotherapy administration at Brodstone Memorial Hospital. They are Valerie Woerner, Becky Scott, Whitni Rust, Lana Thayer, Kori Field and Kendra Lipker....

 

Clay County residents are to take temperatures twice daily

South Heartland District Health Department (SHDHD) is asking all Clay County residents to daily self-monitor for COVID-19, which includes taking a person’s temperature twice a day. A public testing clinic has been scheduled for Clay Center on Wedne...

 

Gov. Pete Ricketts extends license expiration dates

On Tuesday, Gov. Pete Ricketts announced an executive order waiving the requirement for older Nebraskans to renew their driver’s licenses in-person. Normally, Nebraskans age 72 or older must appear in-person to renew a license. However, the...

 

Million dollar rain soaks local area, some areas receive a toad strangler

This year the COVID pandemic brought many changes to the Memorial Day Weekend schedule we were accustomed to. There were some family gatherings but not as many as in past years. Superior and the surrounding communities were strangely quiet...

 

Little Blue River sent flood waters downstream over the weekend

Heavy rains west of Nuckolls County on the Little Blue River sent flood waters downstream over the weekend. Above, Jim Bolte, Nuckolls County Road Department superintendent, watches for the Shuck...

 

Oxbow Hotel Flags

1,020 U.S. Flags caught the attention of those who drove by the Oxbow Hotel in Nelson over the weekend. Each flag represents a U.S. veteran buried in a Nuckolls County cemetery....

 

Multi-mini-tornadoes were reported in Northeastern part of Nuckolls County

Several land spout cloud (similer to a mini-tornado) were observed in Nuckolls County area Sunday evening. One reached the ground east of Sedan elevator, and over turned Union Pacific railroad cars...

 

Karen McIntyre

Karen F. Thompson McIntyre was born Feb. 6, 1939, in Lakin, Kan., to Leonard and Kathryn (Davis) Thompson. She died May 19, 2020. Karen grew up on the family farm at Ulysses, Kan., and also lived in...

 

Marcella Ost

Marcella Joy (Matousek) Ost, 92, was born July 16, 1927, on the family farm near Esbon, Kan., to John and Hattie (Hajny) Matousek. She died Friday, May 22, 2020, at Hilltop Lodge Nursing Home at...

 

Judy Mauler

Judy Ann Mauler, daughter of Glenn L. and Dora M. (Knigge) Hiatt, was born Nov. 18, 1948, at Superior. She died May 14, at the Franklin Care Home, Franklin, Neb. She was raised in the Superior community and attended the public schools. Judy had...

 

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