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Stacy Malone slowly recovering at home

Last week we reported on the brutal beating of Stacy (Stemper) Malone, a Nelson High School graduate. An intruder entered the Malone home at Kearney, beat Mrs. Malone and left her for dead. On Monday her father, Scott Stemper, shared the following...

 

Suspect to be arrained Friday in Webster County

A man accused of attempting to murder his mother is to be arranged Friday in Webster County Court. On Jan. 18, deputies with the Webster County Sheriff’s Office were called to a residence located at 940 Webster Street in Red Cloud. A white male,...

 

Another meeting to discuss future courthouse today

Nuckolls County residents will have another opportunity this evening (Thursday) to discuss the dilemma surrounding the Nuckolls County Courthouse. The old building if full of history but it has several costly problems that need to be addressed. Shoul...

 

SVFD responds to simultaneous fires

Monday afternoon, members of the Superior Volunteer Fire Department responded to two fires at nearly the same time. “Butch” Nondorf called his son, Scott - the fire chief, and reported smoke. Live embers from a burn pit at the Mertens residence a...

 
 By Randy Nielsen    News    February 29, 2024 

Preparation underway to reopen Simic skating rink

The Return of the Simic Recreational Center By The Simic roller skating rink was built in the 1980s by a group of volunteers led by Floyd Butler, Don Gunn and Roger Wilton who were financed by a...

 
 By Karyn Christy    News    February 29, 2024 

Superior school holds career fair

Superior High School held their first career fair in the gymnasium on Monday, Feb. 26, from 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. School administration proposes to make it an annual event. Several high school students... Full story

 

JC holds conservation district annual meeting at community center

The Jewell County Conservation District's annual meeting was held at the Mankato Community Center the evening of Feb. 21. Sherry Koster, district manager, welcomed the nearly 98 guests, then...

 
 By Teraesa Bruce    News    February 29, 2024 

Rehab or Rebuild

On Feb. 20, Nuckolls County Commissioners met with the public twice, once after the regular meeting and again in the evening, to answer questions concerning the rehab of the current building or the possibility of a new building. A handful of folks...

 

L-N students attend job fair at Superior

Superior High School hosted a job fair, Monday. Thirty-five vendors set up in the gymnasium from 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. Lawrence-Nelson and Red Cloud High Schools joined Superior students to see what... Full story

 

Superior FFA places at district CDE'S

Last Wednesday, members of the Superior FFA Chapter competed at district Career Development Events (CDE's), hosted at Central Community College in Hastings. The chapter took nine teams: ag science,... Full story

 

SVFD keep fire from crossing U.S. Highway 136 west

Monday afternoon, members of the Superior Volunteer Fire Department responded to a grass fire five miles north and two miles west of Superior along U.S. Highway 136 west. The department sent five truc...

 

Superior FFA participates in National FFA Week

As part of National FFA week, upper class Superior FFA Chapter members conducted the annual Greenhand ceremony Tuesday morning at a school assembly. To earn the degree the recipient must demonstrate a knowledge of the FFA Code of Ethic and the...

 

Brodstone receives 13th Top 100 award

Brodstone Healthcare has been recognized as a 2024 Top 100 Critical Access Hospital by The Chartis Center for Rural Health. Chartis’ annual Top 100 award program recognizes outstanding performance among the nation’s rural hospitals based on the...

 

Publishing rules change for county's delinquent taxes

This week’s issue of The Superior Express contains an offical notice delinquent property taxes within Nuckolls County. State law provides the tax list must be published in an official newspaper once in each of the first three weeks of February,...

 

2 incumbents beat deadline

The Nuckolls County Board of Commissioners met at the county courthouse in Nelson, Tuesday because of the Presidents’ Day holiday Monday. All three commissioners were present. Carrie Miller, county clerk, noted that James Flores had filed for...

 

Former Nelson resident beaten, left for dead

Stacy Malone, 37, a Nelson High School graduate and the daughter of former Nelson residents, Mr. and Mrs. Scott Stemper, nearly lost her life last Wednesday when an intruder broke into her home, assaulted her and attempted to strangle her before...

 

Rock Hills crowns Sweetheart queen and king

Friday, Rock Hills High School held its Sweetheart coronation. The candidates were Arielle Jacobs, Katlynn Clark and Adrianna Reyes. Arielle is the daughter of Andrew and Katy Jacobs. She is active...

 

Driving on the Jewell County Hospital paved drive

The paved drive through the Jewell County Hospital is not a through street. Although signage exists, many local people are using the hospital-clinic drive for a short cut. People are simply asked for safety reasons to respect that fact. If you are...

 

Rock Hills Scholars Bowl takes State

The Rock Hills scholars bowl team began this season motivated and determined to return to the State Championship Tournament to take care of some unfinished business. After finishing third in ‘22 and second in ‘23, the team set their sights on...

 

Railroad projects received funds for system repair

A Kyle Railroad project in Cloud County is among 17 short line railroad projects in Kansas to receive grants through the Kansas Department of Transportation’s Rail Service Improvement Program. Gov. Laura Kelly said nearly $16.5 million will go...

 

Yaremi Cruz, Jewell County Spelling Bee champion

The Jewell County Spelling Bee was held Wednesday, Feb. 7, at Rock Hills Junior-Senior High School. The champion was Yaremi Cruz and the runner-up was Catelyn Rothchild. The winner is eligible to...

 

Nelson Rubies celebrate Valentine's Day

Twenty-nine Rubies decked in red and white and in festive moods invaded a local café to celebrate their friendship on Valentine’s Day. Event planners, Terri Oltmans, Carol Eckles, Karen Harrington, Ruth Epley, Barb McCartney and Evie Olson...

 

L-N Class of 2029 hosts Toss for Cancer

Thank you to everyone who attended the Lawrence-Nelson versus Superior basketball games on Friday, Feb. 9, and participated in the fundraiser hosted by the Class of 2029 for the Nuckolls County...

 

Highway 81 detour route goes through Nuckolls Co. after Highway 5 fails

Community promoters sometimes wish Superior was located on a four-lane highway like Aurora or Belleville. To be on a four-lane might be okay but this week most agree routing four-lane traffic over...

 

Teachers, school board reach salary agreement

Monday evening, the Superior Board of Education unanimously approved the 2024-2025 negotiated agreement with the Superior Education Association. The base salary increased $800. Thus, a beginning first year teacher will start at $38,800 for a 185 day...

 

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