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Articles from the August 4, 2022 edition

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Country Roads

As Elvis Presley sang in one of his hit songs, “I’m All Shook Up,” that is how many of us in northern Jewell County and southern Nuckols County felt a little over a week ago. A rare event happened on July 17, a peaceful Sunday, when an...

 

Editor's Notebook

I remember when a co-worker brought her pre-school age son with her to work. The youngster was struggling with the concept of time. When he wanted something, he wanted it now. It was hard for him to wait and I quickly tired of telling him repeatedly...

 

Puffs

Don’t worry . . . Be happy . . . Don’t know why it took me so long to remember that song. I think it came about in the 1990s. I hope those of you who are of age can remember it. With the melody, it was popular and I think successful. The first...

 

Love my crazy life

I have such great neighbors. I had a pile of tree limbs sitting out by the road. It seemed every chance we had to haul them off, it would rain, and we were unable to. One day, after work, I looked out, and the pile was gone. I asked Jacob if he had...

 

Will re-enact 1864 Oregon Trail attacks

Since the Nebraska Centennial was observed in 1967, members of the northeastern Nuckolls County Community of Oak have enlisted the aid of friends and neighbors and tried to preserve and share the...

 

Fall sports practices beginning at SHS

The weather may not have an autumnal feel but there is football in the air. The 2022 edition of the Superior Wildcats opened practice Monday at the fiIeld at the Wildcat Community Track. Hotter than n...

 

L-N may withdraw from unified district

In keeping with the district’s standard procedure, notice has been published this week telling of a South Central Unified School District Board meeting scheduled for Wednesday. Notice of school board meeting often generate little interest....

 

Superior shops planning to hold Sidewalk Bazaar

In keeping with an early August tradition began in the 1950s, several Superior businesses will be holding Sidewalk Sales on Saturday. Their advertisements are available on Page 3 of this newspaper issue. The following Saturday will be Superior’s...

 

Bev Czirr has been Superior's public pool lady for 40 years

For generations of Superior Municipal Pool users, Beverly Czirr is the pool lady, a Nuckolls county mermaid. Czirr, who is passionate about teaching youngsters to swim, witnessed her three-year old sister swept away in flood waters and drown. Czirr,...

 

Jail Demolition set to begin next week

The Nuckolls County Board of Commissioners met at the county courthouse at Nelson Monday. The county road department reported they had taken delivery of a new John Deere 772G road maintainer. The road department yard is the site for the tire...

 

JC voters made their way to the polls Tuesday

Compiled from Kansas Reflector stories Jewell County voters and their counterparts from across the state made their way to the polling places on Tuesday to cast their primary ballots. Though considered an off year election as it did not include a...

 

Katie Sawyer visited Jewell County

Katie Sawyer who ran for lieutenant governor of Kansas was at Possibilities on Thursday. She explained the lieutenant governor and the governor are on the same ballot, so if you voted for Derek Schmidt, you also voted for her. Sawyer was introduced...

 

Superior Volunteer Fire Department and the Hardy Volunteer Fire Department were called out

Early one morning this week, members of both the Superior Volunteer Fire Department and the Hardy Volunteer Fire Department were called to the former Brown residence immediately south of Webber. The...

 

Pawn shop for the rich opens in Hesston

Kansas welcomed a pawn shop for the rich in exchange for a promise of rural development As Brad Heppner faces allegations of fraud and the SEC investigates his former business, legislators still support his new endeavor By Sherman Smith Kansas...

 

More volunteers needed for the theater

The Jewell County Cinema, Inc., (JCCI) Board met July 25. The meeting was held by ZOOM and in person at the Mankato Christian Church. Thadd Hinkle called the meeting to order. Members present were Thadd Hinkle, Phyllis Christie, Janis McDill, Lisa...

 

Department heads meet with county commissioners

The Jewell County Commissioners met last Monday. Steve Greene, Brent Beck, and Keith Roe were present. The following were present for office head meeting Anna Porter, county appraiser; Nora Rhoades, Post Rock extension district director; Chris...

 

Standings remain the same for ECCC couples golf

What an absolutely beautiful Friday evening in Nelson for the Couples Summer Golf League!   The play format for Friday was to have everyone teeing off from the women’s tee boxes. Craig German and Cindy Hewitt came in with a 4 under par round (a...

 

Doupnik is Brodstone Healthcare Employee of the 3rd Quarter

Brodstone Healthcare announced the recipient of the Employee of the 3rd Quarter. Paige Doupnik received the honor in recognition of her dedication and attention to detail as a medical lab technician at Brodstone Healthcare. The employee of the...

 

Hadley Ostdiek crowned 2022 Webster County Rodeo Princess

Hadley Ostdiek of Nelson was crowned the 2022 Webster County Rodeo Princess on July 21 in Bladen. She will be an eighth grader at Lawrence Nelson this school year. She is active in volleyball, basketball, track, FFA, class president, STUCCO,...

 

Mary Ann Lane

Mary Ann Lane, 78 of Lincoln, Neb., formerly of Blue Hill, died Thursday, July 14, 2022, at Tabitha Journey House in Lincoln, Neb. Her funeral was held at 11 a.m., on Tuesday, July 19, at St. Paul...

 

Allan Bartley

Allan L. Bartley, 82, of Formoso, died July 27. A private family service will be held at a later date. Melby Mortuary is in charge of arrangements....

 

Terry Beale

Terry Beale, 66, long time resident of Woodson, Texas, died Wednesday, July 20, 2022, in Woodson. Terry was born Sept. 30, 1955, in Red Cloud, Neb., to Jay Beale and Barbara Carpenter Beale. As a...

 

Kerri A. Blake

Kerri Ann (Schumock) Blake was born to Vincent and Pearl (Kozitka) Schumock on April 5, 1972, in Stockton, Calif. Following high school graduation, Kerri attended Cloud County Community College....

 

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