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Articles from the December 30, 2021 edition

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Editor's Notebook

Last week’s issue of this newspaper had so many Letters to Santa Claus that we had to save some for this week, Those letters contained requests for a number of toys I had never heard of but I don’t remember anyone asking for a new mobility aid I...

 

Country Roads

Growing up and living on a farm for most of my life, I’ve learned to have hope. I was raised with hope. A farmer and his wife are the eternal optimists most of the time. They work and prepare the farmland, plant the seed, and trust and have hope ra...

 

Happy new year in Superior

My parents always spent New Year’s Eve with the couple’s club that got together to play bridge once a month. They scheduled the January session for New Year’s Eve. This left me home by myself, although when I was younger Aunt Lena came to stay...

 

Ask a Pastor Column

Presenting biblical answers to tough questions Q: I don’t hear much about Jesus’ siblings, did they grow up together? How did they feel about Jesus? A:  It’s true that Jesus’ siblings are somewhat difficult to spot in Scripture (see Matthew...

 

Puffs

The following was written by an author unknown to me. I pass it along at the end of the year, just for something to think about. “Men, like nations, think they’re eternal. What man in his 20s or 30s doesn’t believe, at least subconsciously,...

 

Love My Crazy Life

First off, I need to apologize. A couple of weeks ago, my column was a repeat of the week before, which caused some disappointment for those of you who read it. Last week it was overlooked, or there simply wasn’t room in the paper for it, so it...

 

Nuckolls County stock dogs are 2021 state fair winners

Jetensky's J Crazy J Stockdogs are 2021 State Fair winners Depending on who you ask, the definition of luck can be described two ways. It could be success or failure brought by chance, or it could be...

 

Guide Rock fire assistance

Wildfires scorched more than 400,000 acres of North Central Kansas in mid-December as a fierce wind storm roared through the area. Houses and outbuildings were destroyed, pasture and crop land scorche...

 

OxBow Motel will close Friday night

With the arrival of the new year, travellers will have fewer places to stay when visiting Nuckolls County and Nelson will have one less business. Located on the hill overlooking Nelson, the OxBow Motel is slated to close at 11:59 Friday night. With t...

 

SMART New Year's Resolutions maybe keepers and helpful

Ever made a New Year’s Resolution? Ever kept one past January 31? If you have, celebrate! Many resolutions don’t make it that long and many more aren’t the permanent change the resolvers sought. How can we make a resolution and keep it? One...

 

Lincoln church stays loyal to legacy

Flatwater Free Press On a shirt-sleeve Sunday in December, worshippers climb the steps of the tall church in the lowlands of Lincoln. Friedens Evangelical Lutheran gleams in the sun. The onion dome of its steeple matches the sky, blue as a robin’s...

 

Joe Theer 45 years of Volunteer Service to Fire Dept. ends

The Lawrence Fire and Rescue Service annually hosts a dinner and recognition event in December for its past and present members. In December, the group recognized the 45 years of service volunteered...

 

Stop Overdose Nebraska program now available

The Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services Division of Behavioral Health, the Nebraska Pharmacists Association and Behavioral Health Region Systems are offering a Statewide Narcan Program that distributes free Narcan nasal spray kits in...

 

Make it happen in 2022

New year's resolutions are big for many people. I don't understand it, but the new year does seem like a good excuse for a fresh start. I often wonder how many of those well-intended resolutions...

 

Marvin Bockholdt

Marvin L. "Buck" Bockholdt, the son of Louis and Clara (Becker) Bockholdt, was born on Oct. 4, 1933, at Beatrice, Neb. He died Dec. 16, at the Brod- stone Memorial Hospital at Superior, at the age of...

 

Jo Ann Eggers

Jo Ann Johnson Eggers died Saturday, Dec. 11, in Marysville, Kan., after a courageous battle with Alzheimer's Disease. She will be missed beyond measure. Jo Ann is survived by her loving children,...

 

Victoria Fleming

Victoria Evelyn Fleming, the daughter of Dannie Fleming and Heidi Hopper, was born Nov. 25, 2005, in Redding, Calif. She died Dec. 12, as a result of an automobile accident at the age of 16 years....

 

Marilyn Lautenschlager

Marilyn Jane Lautenschlager, 89, the daughter of Lawrence and Ellen Jane (Wilcox) Moore was born Oct. 17, 1932, at Norfolk. She died Tuesday, Dec. 21, at her home in Hastings. Survivors include: Becky Osborne of Excelsor Springs, Mo; Kim Croston of...

 

Jerald Killen

Jerald “Jerry” Dean Killen, 88, of Salina, died Dec. 21, at Country Place, Chanute, Kan. Jerry was born to Kenneth and Clara Killen on Sept. 19, 1933, in Courtland. He was united in marriage to Bobbie J. Mitchell July 1, 1958. Jerry was a US...

 

Betty Sybert

Betty June (Thomas) Sybert, 93, of Savannah, Mo., died Dec. 24, after 36 years of fighting and beating five different cancers. Betty was born on June 22, 1928, to Nora and Rex Thomas. Betty was a memb...

 

Dave Larkey

Dave Larkey, 77, of Guide Rock, died Saturday at his home in Guide Rock. Funeral arrangements were pending on Monday with the Williams Funeral Home at Red Cloud....

 

Orren Bronson

Orren William Bronson, 68, Hays, Kan., resident, died on Dec. 14, in Osborne, Kan. He was born July 4, 1953, in Smith Center, to Warren S. and Alma (Emme) Ford Bronson. He was raised on the family farm north of Kensington. He attended all 12 years...

 

Blood Mobile will be back Jan. 13

The Red Cross Blood Mobile will be coming back to Nelson in two weeks. If you missed the recent drives in Lawrence and Superior, and haven’t donated since Nov. 18, you are eligible again to donate when the Red Cross comes to Nelson on Thursday,...

 

Ernest Blau

Funeral arrangements are pending at the Megrue-Price Funeral Home for Ernest Blau, 74, of Davenport. He was born March 19, 1947 and died Dec. 25....

 

L-N girls basketball

L-N girls basketball The Lawrence-Nelson girls basketball team losing streak ran to five games with their 55-22 loss to the Shelton Bulldogs at Nelson last Tuesday. The Raiders competed at the Hershey Holiday Tournament at Hershey Tuesday and...

 

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