February 13, 2020
Roger Kintigh is this week's burger night winner at Rip City Inn.
RFD 9 held their annual meeting at Rip City Inn there were around 25 who attended, starting with the meeting which was called to order by the vice president beginning with the treasurer’s report and the minutes from last meeting and the last annual meeting. Everyone was told about the Dane G. Hanson Grant that was received to resurface the building. It was approved to keep the officers the same for 2020. There will be a mutual aide meeting held on Wednesday in Red Cloud, Andy Ever said he would go. Betty brought up some upcoming training. It was voted to keep the offical paper as the Courtland Journal and the banks as the Astra bank and the Republic Coffee fund will remain at the New Century Bank. After the meeting adjourned, a meal of burgers, chips, beans and brownies was served. Two people brought other sides of corn and potatoes.
Following the meal, a lively game of Huckabuck at one table and Pitch at another table were enjoyed. Prizes were given out throughout the night.
At 6:30 p.m., Thursday night the coding club will meet at Rae Hobson Memorial Library.
Don't forget Rae Hobson Memorial Library story hour every Tuesday after school. Come for snack, books, games, and crafts.
The rotating book van has delivered books which include games and videos.
Dillon Bouray attended the Chiefs Super Bowl parade in Kansas City with friends.
Betty Bouray enjoyed a visit with her parents on Thursday afternoon.
News has been received that the Pawnee Museum will reopen on March 11 for the season.
The Troy Newman family hosted a most enthusiastic bunch of football fans on the evening of Sunday, Feb. 20. With seating arranged all around the TV, everyone found a spot to cheer on the Kansas City Chiefs to their first Super Bowl victory in 50 years! Beautiful 70 degree weather accommodated a football game of great proportions outside for all the kids that wanted to play long after it was dark, while the adults stayed close to the huge spread of delicious food items guests brought including fan favorites like potato skins, taco chili, jalapeno poppers, soft pretzel bites, sub sandwiches, an assortment of chips and dips, baked cranberry-brie cups, ham’n’cheese sliders and for dessert there were brownies, chocolate protein bites, a peanut butter sheet cake and an entire football stadium decorated sculpture of Rice Krispies and s’mores bars! Special guests were Doug, Erin, Andrew and Connor Garman, Carlene Hurtig, Jay, Jenny, Owen and Alyssa Russell, Lance, Marlene, Gideon and Noah Nelson, Caleb, Gayle, Drake and Hazel Mahin, Ethan, Lizzie, Hadley and Archer Mahin, Randy and Amy Erickson, Ruthie Sederlin, Karen Larson and Alex and Roma Volkov, Pete, Haley, Bridger and Ryder Gile and Brent, Lillian, Bentley, Braylon and Lyla Melby.
It was one of the best parties the Newmans have ever hosted, which no doubt was thanks to the people the Newmans have been honored to call their friends and have join them to celebrate that evening.