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Articles from the August 6, 2020 edition

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Superior schools start 8-13

It’s almost time for school to start and school this year will be much different for the Superior students. While they will be meeting in the same buildings, the buildings have been rearranged and classroom assignments changed. The junior high is...

 

Langer receives first Lewis Scholarship

In 2020, Virginia Lewis's husband, Marvin, alongside their three children created a health care scholarship fund to honor Virginia's memory and legacy as a nurse. Virginia Lewis, became a licensed...

 

Ricketts extends Phase 3 pandemic order in SHDHD

South Heartland District Health Department (SHDHD) officials report new state-directed health measures (DHM) were issued by Nebraska to replace the current DHM which expired at midnight on July 31. The new DHM began at 12 a.m., Aug. 1. According to...

 

Saturday was graduation day for L-N Class of 2020

It's almost time for school to start and the final Nuckolls County high school graduation service was held Saturday in Nelson. The commencement exercise for the 2020 Lawrence-Nelson High School class...

 

County accepts delivery of a new tractor, mower

The Nuckolls county Board of Commissioners worked through a light agenda at Monday’s regularly scheduled meeting at the Nuckolls County Courthouse in Nelson. The county road department reported they had taken delivery of a new John Deere tractor...

 

Election results available

Kansas voters went to the polls Tuesday to mark their primary election ballots. As the votes were not counted prior to the printing of this paper, we are not able to include the results here, however, one the votes are tabulated we posted them on...

 

Rock Hills holds commencement

On Saturday, the Rock Hills High School graduating class of 2020 finally got to walk across the stage to receive their long awaited diplomas. With COVID-19 taking away so many activities the seniors...

 

Rock Hills School set to start August 27

Rock Hills School is making changes to adjust to the new school year because of COVID-19. School is set to start on Thursday, Aug. 27, but staff will be back on Monday, Aug. 10. Staff will be trained in technology and deliveries for both remote learn...

 

Meet Rex Boley, RH superintendent

Rex Boley, a first year superintendent, is the new superintendent for Rock Hills Schools. He was born and raised in a small town called Eskridge, Kan., where he graduated from Mission Valley High...

 

Council plans for Ute Theater to open Labor Day weekend

Jewell County Cinema, Inc. meet July 27. Members present  were Thadd Hinkle, Lisa Goodheart, Phyllis Christie, Chris and Jill Klos, Kristin Underwood and Janis McDill. Trevor Elkins was a guest. Janis McDill presented the treasurer’s report and sa...

 

Ninth case of COVID-19 identified in Jewell County

The Jewell County Health Department received notification confirming the ninth case of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Jewell County. The case involves a female who is maintaining in home isolation and is stable at this time. Jewell County Health...

 

Brodstone Hospital employees donate record amount

Brodstone Memorial Hospital employees donated a record 8, 950 pounds to the Nuckolls County Food Pantry through the Can-Care-A-Van on Monday. A little friendly competition helps make donations swell....

 

Temporary waiver for online hunter ed. still in place

With fall hunting seasons coming up, the Nebraska Game and Parks Commission reminds hunters of temporary hunter education changes from which they can benefit. Until further notice, online-only hunter education courses, without the hunt safe session...

 

Nuckolls County champion, reserve champion and state fair 4-H - FFA youth exhibits

*Designates the entry is eligible for the state fair. Citizenship Madelyn Laughlin - Public Adventure Scrapbook champion* trophy Photography Level 1 Emily Watts - Bird's or Bug's Eye View Display or...

 

Wyatts are the mixed couples league champions

The mixed couples summer golf league met in Nelson at the Elk Creek Country Club Friday evening for their final round of competition using the two-person scramble format. It was a beautiful "fall... Full story

 

Author visits Jewell

Rosie Eilert Bosse, now from Onaga, Kan., grew up on the Gallagher-Eilert family farm west of Jewell. She graduated from Jewell High School with the Class of 1974. Among other roles, she is now a...

 

Rock Hills prom picnic moved indoors

Even though the Rock Hills High School prom picnic had to be moved indoors, the junior and senior classes had a blast. Original plans were to hold the picnic in the park. There were games, snow...

 

Editor's Notebook

It’s been hard to find subjects for this week’s notebook entries. Most weeks when it comes time to write the piece to fill this space, I review what I have done in the past week and conversations I’ve had. Before his death eight years ago, a...

 

Country Roads

It’s time to start checking out the back seat of your car or pickup for those zucchinis and cucumbers left there by some willing giver. The vegetable gardens are bursting with produce just ripe for picking and those who have more than they can use...

 

My Crazy Life

Have you ever been to the circus and seen a juggler at work? They usually begin with two or three items, all thrown into the air and caught one after another. After a while, they add another item to the fun. I have seen a juggler juggling probably...

 

Connie Becker

Connie Marie Becker,79, the daughter of Julius and Hilda (Runge) Jensen, was born April 9, 1941, in Hardy, Neb. She died July 27, 2020, at her home in Superior. Connie attended Beech country school an... Full story

 

Harry Huge

Harry Arthur Huge, 82, of Charleston, S.C., husband of Reba Kinne Huge, died Monday, April 27, 2020. He was born Sept. 16, 1937, in Deshler, the son of the late Arthur Huge and Dorothy Vorderstrasse-... Full story

 

Marcella Ost

A memorial service for Marcella Joy Ost will be held at 10 a.m., Saturday, Aug. 8, 2020, at the Burr Oak United Methodist Church.... Full story

 

Roger McElroy

Roger Eugene McElroy, 79, died July 22, 2020. He was born on the family farm outside of Randall, to William Finley (Bill) and Mildred Marie Wallace McElroy on Sept. 27, 1940. Roger was preceded in... Full story

 

James Bower

James Verlyn Bower, 80, of Hebron formerly Edgar, was born May 27, 1940, in Omaha, to Oscar and Gladys (Miller) Bower. He died Monday, July 27, at Blue Valley Lutheran Nursing Home in Hebron. James... Full story

 

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