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Articles from the August 25, 2022 edition

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Country Roads

Though today’s times call for fast food, hundreds of channels offered on the large screen television, loads of entertainment and the latest in technology. There are times when we realize how lucky we were growing up. I remember when the only dogs w...

 

Editor's Notebook

When I was growing up, I’m glad I didn’t know the health risks associated with mice. Unlike some of my playmates who were afraid of mice, I wanted to demonstrate my manliness. I liked to think of myself as a “big boy.” If I found a snake, I...

 

Apple Pie

My mother had gone to her mother’s for a month-long visit, leaving my father, brother and myself alone to fend for ourselves. I was in charge of the kitchen and all the meal preparation, well at least dinner. I had recently started dating the man...

 

Ask a Pastor Column

Presenting biblical answers to tough questions Q: How should I pray about my cancer as a Christian? A: Let’s start by asking what we want out of our prayer. Is there a specific outcome to your situation that you want (i.e. healing from cancer)? Are...

 

Puffs

I’m not sure this first story should be printed, but I haven’t seen an event quite like this before, so please excuse me for passing this on. Nancy and I had a good laugh last week on our annual visit to the Veterans Clinic in Grand Island. No,...

 

Superior elementary pupils having an ocean adventure this year

Summer may be over but students at Superior Elementary School will just keep swimming all through this school year. Principal Jodi Fierstein introduced the theme "Just Keep Swimming" to the...

 

SHS preparing for homecoming

Members of the Superior High School Student Council have an array of activities scheduled to build spirit and involvement in homecoming. Royal court candidates will be announced Monday at 3 p.m. at a school pep rally. Each day has a theme with class...

 

Newspaper prices will change Sept. 1

One of the goals of the owners of this newspaper has long been to keep prices affordable but the day has come when prices must be adjusted. Prices of some supply items used in the production of the paper have nearly doubled since the pandemic...

 

Fairfield residents celebrate community's 1872 founding

Saturday the community of Fairfield became the latest community located along the Union Pacific Railroad line that clips Nuckolls County to celebrate the 150th anniversary of its founding. That railroad line has been nicknamed the ABC line as names...

 

So you thought noting happens in a small town

Those who think nothing ever happens in a small town should have been riding with an Express reporter shortly after lunch on Tuesday. It seemed there was activity everywhere. The Eighth Street sidewalk project is continuing. The old sidewalk had...

 

Suspected drug dealer arrested

The Nuckolls County Sheriff’s office reported this week that a month-long investigation with the assistance of the Trident Drug Force had led to the arrest of a longtime Superior resident. The officers obtained and served a search warrant on a...

 

Superior council approves change for sandblasting

The Superior City Council met briefly Monday evening and removed an obstacle that has been blocking a business expansion. The council passed on the third and final reading an ordinance change that will allow the operation of sandblasting businesses i...

 

Mankato sale barn in business for 93 years and going strong

Since 1929, a livestock sale barn has been located on the north edge of Mankato. The original barn has been replaced with the modern sale barn, office and pens of Mankato Livestock Inc. At a recent...

 

Funding Available for Producers within the Milford Lake Watershed

The Jewell County Conservation District office learned on Tuesday afternoon of a federal assistance program which may be of interest to land owners in some parts of the county. Milford Lake Watershed Partners, in conjunction with the Milford Lake...

 

Blood analyzer received in Jewell County

The Jewell County commissioners Steve Greene, Brent Beck and Keith Roe met Aug. 15. Carla J. Waugh, county clerk, was present for the meeting. Keith Roe was appointed voting delegate for the KWORCC Annual Meeting with Beck as the alternate voting...

 

Commissioners meet as Board of County Canvassers

The Jewell County Commissioners, Steve Greene, and Brent Beck, met on Aug. 8, as the Board of County Canvassers. The meeting was opened to canvass the ballots from the Aug. 2, 2022 Primary Election. Carla J. Waugh, Jewell County clerk-election...

 

JC Commissioners Proceedings

The Jewell County commissioners met Aug. 8. Commissioners Steve Greene and Beck were present. Carla Waugh, county clerk, was present for the meeting. Shannon Meier, ambulance director, reviewed the billing and activity reports. The commissioners...

 

Jewell County Conservation District Tour Sept. 7

The Jewell County Conservation District conservation tour will be Wednesday, Sept. 7. At 1 p.m., the bus will be leaving the Jewell City Park. Participants can ride on the bus or follow in their own vehicle. There will be more than $2,000 in door...

 

Guardrail work begins Monday in Republic County

Monday the Kansas Department of Transportation will begin a guardrail project on U.S. 81 at various locations between K-148 and the Nebraska-Kansas state line in Republic County. Traffic will be reduced to one lane at the location where the...

 

Resurfacing on K-148 in Republic and Jewell counties begins Tuesday

On Tuesday, the Kansas Department of Transportation began a chip seal on approximately 22 miles of K-148. Work on K-148 began at the K-148/K-28 junction and will continue east to the K-148/U.S. 81 junction. Flaggers and a pilot car will direct one...

 

Law enforcement on lookout for impaired drivers Labor Day

While looking ahead to the Labor Day weekend, Kansas law enforcement officials will be looking for impaired drivers in preparation for its combined annual, “Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over” and “If You Feel Different, You Drive Different...

 

In person WIC clinics returning

Community Action Partnership has announced the September and October dates for WIC program participants’ clinics in Webster, Nuckolls and Clay counties. WIC program participants may again meet in person staff members. Clinics will be held in...

 

Porter Reunion

Fifty-one descendants of Alley and Wilford Riley Porter joined together for a picnic at the Nelson Park, Sunday, Aug. 16. They had a cooperative dinner and reminisced with many stories of the second generation. They were Owen Pierce Porter (1898 -...

 

Lovewell State Park Campground Christmas Results

Lovewell State Park hosted its annual Campground Christmas event on August 13. This year nine campsites participated, and all entries were competitive for the top three prizes. Judges voted the Emma Bruns family of Fairmont as the first place winner...

 

Red Cross Blood Mobile coming to Nelson on Sept. 9

The Red Cross Blood Mobile will be coming to Nelson on Friday, Sept. 9. First timers are always needed.  You’re never too old to start your journey. To check your eligibility because of travel or health questions call the Red Cross at...

 

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