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Editor's Notebook

When Highway 14’s concrete bridge over the Republican River, fell into the river, the State of Nebraska chose to replace it with a smaller bridge. The replacement was said to be temporary as it would be replaced when funding became available to...

 

Country Roads

We lost a great Kansan and American yesterday, Senator Bob Dole. Born in Russell, Kan., Dole was six years old when the stock market crashed and he grew up in the depression years. In his book, One Soldier’s Story, he told about those hard times...

 

Ask a Pastor Column

Presenting Biblical answers to tough questions. Q: Does the pandemic mean we are in the end times? A:  Nope; it actually means the exact opposite! The reason I can state this with such confidence is because Christ offered His disciples a clear...

 

Puffs

Little Things . . . So often they go un-noticed by so many folks. It makes sense because we humans can’t be everywhere to notice them. I’m proud to see all the small towns across Nebraska that have put up Christmas decorations. They most all do...

 

Christmas program fills museum church

The annual Christmas Program sponsored by the Nuckolls County Historical Society was held at 2 p.m. Sunday afternoon in the museum church. The church was nearly full when Marlin Meyer rang the bell...

 

Christmas in the barn returns to the Worm farm near Webber

Christmas is returning to the Mike and Deb Worm Farm located one-half mile east and three-fourths of a mile south of the Webber Cemetery at 2529 260 Road. The reading of the Christmas Story will be presented with live animals at 2 and 7 p.m. this...

 

Once Upon a Christmas

Miles Ritter, 15 months, does not like Santa during the "Once Upon a Christmas" event in downtown Superior, Friday evening. His response is common. In fact, Mrs. Claus said, "That is why I visit...

 

Superior Council confirms 6th member: clears way for new Kottmeyer business

The third time was the charm. After postponing two previous Superior City Council meetings because of a lack of a quorum (thank you, COVID-19), the make-up meeting was held in two parts. Last Monday...

 

Ken Rempe takes seat as county commissioner

The Nuckolls County Board of Commissioners met at the county courthouse in Nelson Monday. Kenny Rempe attended his first meeting after being sworn in to serve the remainder of James Keifer's term. Keifer died in November. Rempe represents District...

 

Commissioners hear reports from department directors

The Jewell County commissioners met Nov. 29, with commissioners Brent Beck, Steve Greene and Keith Roe present. Carla J. Waugh, county clerk attended the meeting. The following were present for office head meeting: Alexandria Carabajal, county...

 

A Christmas Carol comes to Rock Hills High School

The Rock Hills High School theater department will be performing Charles Dickens's A Christmas Carol at 7:30 p.m., Friday, and at 2 p.m.,Sunday. In this adaptation of the classic Christmas tale,...

 

Commissioners approve supplemental trust indenture

The Jewell County Commissioners met Nov. 22, with commissioners Brent Beck, Steve Greene and Keith Roe and Carla J. Waugh, county clerk, present for the meeting. A resolution authorizing and approving a supplemental trust indenture by and among the c...

 

80th Anniversary of the bombing of Pearl Harbor

December 7, 1941, was a long time ago – 80 years to be exact. Hopefully President Franklin Delano Roosevelt's words still ring true. "Yesterday, December 7, 1941-a date which will live in...

 

Movie will play on Christmas Eve and Christmas Day

The Jewell County Cinema Board met on Nov. 28. The meeting was held by ZOOM and in person. Thad Hinkle, Lisa Goodheart (ZOOM), Sarah Ortman, Phyllis Christie, Janis McDill, Chris Klos and Virgil Jones were present. The October meeting minutes were...

 

Jewell Christmas Sampler coming

The Jewell Christmas Sampler is coming to Jewell on Friday, Dec. 17, at the Jewell Community Center. The Sampler starts at 5:30 p.m. Enjoy samplers of homemade candies, soups, sweet and savory treats, holiday drinks and more. Santa will then be...

 

2022 Kansas State Park reservations launch Dec. 16

Kansas Department of Wildlife and Parks, Lovewell State Park office will start offering online campsite reservations for the 2022 season at 12 noon on Thursday, Dec. 16, through Reserve America.com, kshuntfishcamp.com, or in person at the Lovewell...

 
 By eraesa Bruce    News    December 9, 2021

The Oxbow Motel to close at midnight on New Years Eve

The Oxbow Motel has been around a long time. Many of us can not remember a time when it wasn't the first thing greeting people upon entering the city limits of Nelson from the north. As with all good...

 

Give the Gift of COVID-Safe Holidays!

By Michele Bever SHDHD executive director Wow – it’s the beginning of December 2021 already and the health department has been focused on the COVID-19 pandemic for nearly two years. By the middle of this month, it will be one year since the...

 

Lawrence Legion hosts Christmas dinner and social

After missing for several years, the American Legion, The American Legion Auxiliary and The Sons of the American Legion got together for a Christmas dinner and evening of visiting last Thursday evening. About 30 people enjoyed a Christmas dinner and...

 

Auditorium was packed for Annual Winter bazaar

For many years, Dawn Myers has organized Nelson Annual Winter Bazaar. The event began as a fund raiser while Myers was a member of the Community Club. Even through she is no longer a Community Club...

 

Corey Scott

Corey Lee Scott, 46, of Ashland, Neb., died Thursday, Dec. 2, at Lakeside Hospital in Omaha. He was born April 21, 1975 in Heidelberg, Germany to Daniel and Terry (Thompson) Scott. Corey graduated...

 

Fern Austin

Fern J. Austin, 74, an Edgar resident, died Friday. Fern’s death was the result of Chronic Kidney Disease which she fought bravely for more than four years. Fern was born Nov. 4, 1947, in Cozad, Neb., to Floyd and Dorothea Murray. Following her...

 

SHS girls basketball team opens season

It was not the season opener the Superior High School girls basketball team was looking, Thursday. They fell to the Sutton Fillies 53-47 at Sutton. They roared back with a 62-7 trouncing of Republic County at Superior, Saturday. The Wildcats held a...

 

SHS wrestling kicks off season

The Superior High School wrestling team opened the season with a quadrangular meet at Daykin, hosted by Meridian, Friday. Match results were unavailable at press time. The Wildcats took third place,...

 

SHS boys basketball drops opener

It was a heartbreaking season opener for the Superior High School boys basketball team and new head coach Trent Siebecker, as they fell to Republic County, 41-38, at Superior, Saturday. The Fairbury Jeffs visited Superior, Tuesday, with game results...

 

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