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Twin Cinema & Video Center. Superior, 402-879-3819 Call 24rhours for shows ar, d times 1 { 2A THE SUPERIOR EXPRESS iii Thumday, Janua~ 23,2003 Aaron Giger, Guide Rock, oft elect tronic technology student at North Central Kansas Technical College, Beloit, made the honorable mention lists for the fall semester. Honorable ntention students achieved a 3-0-3.79 grade point average. Olivia Hinz, Ruskin, ~, ~, ~ +,++ , ,+i the academic transfer program at South- east Community College-Lincoln, is a m,:mber of the Dean's List for the fall quarter. Little Blue appoints two new directors The Little Blue Natural Resources District Board of Directors appointed two new directors at their Jan. 14 meet- ing, The two vacancies were created when no one filed for the positions during theNovember election. In Sub-district 3, Jason Reiners, Hastings, was appointed. He farms with his father north of Hastings. He is a graduate of UNL with an associate degree in agriculture. In Sib-district 4, Duane Schliep, Clay Center, was appointed. He farmed in Clay County for more dmn 411 vca*~. In other business the board ci.: :l = t new officers for the 2003 year d +c ~ ~, ~. Charles Rain forth, chairman, Hasiing, , Rich Kahman, Fairfield, vice chair- man; Jon Lichti, secretary, Shickley; Tim Pohlmann, treasurer, Deshler; John Taylor, NARD representative, Clay Center and Charles Shultz, alter- hale NARD representative, Fai,b,,,v, Local retail sales stronger than state Nuckolls County bucked a state- wide trend and posted strong retail sales growth numbers in October. State- wide sales were nearly flat with only a 0. I percent growth. However, sales that month were up 1.8 percent m Nuckolls County and 6.6 percent in Superior. Neighboring counties didn't do nearly as well. Webster county sales were down 0.3 percent+ Thayer County sales were 6.6 percent the ,, u:u" earlier pace. Sales + ~wn 9.6 percent in Clay County. ~uckolls County the value of ,otor vehicles registered was below the year earlier level but the drop was less than the state average. Statewide the value of the motor vehicles regis- tered during October was down 14.7 Merlyn Andersen, Manhattan, vis- ited Mildred Jensen and Esther Schlamann Monday morning. Ashley Thntnpson has been named to the dean's, houor roll at Nebraska (~,llc;e ~f ']'c~htm:al Agriculture, ( i, ~i~ A'Jtlcy i', lhe dau?htc t'~ ~tc',c ,lilt! t{oX~.ll,llC liR)lnpso,l, ().tL David, Shane and Amber Pedersen, Hardy, Lars and Bonnie Pedersen, Superior, and John Dob, Lincoln, Neb., were guests of Dan, Nancy and Mat- thew Pedersen. Benedict. on Satnrdav to help cell ra! : c, ' !+ ! day. Navy Petty Officer 1st Class Michael Wicks, a 1972 graduate of Deshler High School, recently was pro- meted to his current rank while serving at Naval hospital, Corpus Christi, Texas. Extension News By Terry Hejny, Nuckolls County Extension Education (iorn, soybean workshop is Jan. 29 A 2003 Corn, Soybean Production \\~rkshop is Wednesday, Jan. 29 at ,',~d~m~:, County Fairgrounds, Hastings. The workshop begins at 9 a.m. and conclude at 3 p.m. The workshop will consist of these production topics: Reducing Risk and Improving Yields by Better Variety and Hybrid Selection Irrigation Management - Crop Needs and Timing, Limited Water, Pivot Comer Management Pluses and Minuses of Combined Seed and Crop Protection Programs Doing the Right Things and Doing Things Right in the Corn, Soybean Rotation Nutrient Management - Reducing Groundwater Nitrates, Getting Maxi- mum Benefit from Fertilizer Dollars, Low pH and Liming Making No-Till Systems Work in Corn, Soybean Rotations Current Insect Pest Situations in Corn and Soybeans There is a registration fee which includes the noon meal, refreshments and printed seminar materials. Please pre-register by Friday by contacting Ron Seymour at 402-461-7209. percent. Nuckolls County registrations dropped 8.2 percent. Webster County Davenport Senior regist!ations were off 42.9 percent. C~er Menu ..... ~ Thayer County declinSd 35.8 percent. " Clay County declined 42.4 percent. ........ This year Nuck6lls County'busi- nesses reported retail sales in October of $2,254,322. The Supenor portion was $1,438,321. Clay County sales were $1,731,624. Webster County sales were $ 1,227,169. Thayer County sales were $ 1,698,735. Motor vehicles valued at $655,645 were registered in Nuckolls County. Webster County owners registered vehicles valued at $500,837. Thayer County registrations were valued at $678.188. Chtv County registrations were $751.233. Monday, Jan. 27: Hamburger-bun, breaded tomatoes, tater triangles, apri- cots. Tuesday, Jan. 28: Oven fried chicken, mashed potatoes-gravy, green beans, roll, birthday cake. Wednesday, Jan. 29: Vegetable beef soup, cheese sandwich, pineapple juice, brownie sundae. Thursday, Jan. 30: Sweet barbecue chicken, potatoes supreme, cole slaw, peaches. Friday, Jan. 31: Fish sandwich, pea salad, French fries, cookie. Two Nuckolls County residents are member of the Peru Stab3 College Dean',; list for the fall sen,,',wr. They are Di,;; Cassell, Nelson, aut Jeffi'ey Ely, Sup,:ti ,r Cassell achieved a straight A age. Deshle receives tree planting grant lhe Nebraska Statewide Arbore- tum has awarded Deshler's Meadow- lark Heights Assisted Living develop- ment $5,000 to assist with outdoor devet +pments at the new facility. (h,~ ~ ,l,ed twenty applicants re- quested $1.5 million from the state- wide program. However, only $300,000 was available and only 42 projects were tunded. Cut fence leads to prison sentence A Thayer County resident. Robert Huber. 52, has been sentenced to two years m prison for cutting down his neighbor's fence. The Hebron Journal-Register re- ported a Thayer County jury found Huber guilty of felony criminal mis- chief. The sentence, which has no mini- mum means Huber was immediately eligible for parole and could serve as little as 90 days. Dan Werner, Thayer County attor- ney, said the criminal mischief offense stemmed from a long history involv- ing a property dispute between Huber and his neighbor. Rosemont house moved again The house which served 52 years as the Calvary Lutheran Church parson- age at Rosemont recently was moved to the l'arnl of the Jim Kirchner family. The house was originally built be-. tween 1907 and 1912 to serve as the parsonage for the Zion Lutheran Church located southwest of Lawrence. In 1950 the Salem Lutheran Church located between Rosemont and Cowles and the Zion Church united. The Sa- lem church building and the Zion par- sonage were moved to Rosemont to serve the new organization. In recent years the Calvary parish has not had a resident pastor and the decision was made to sell the parson- age. Jim and Jackie Kirchner bought tile house to use as a replacement for the mobile home their family was out- growing,, , ~ : :+ Off Dec. 9 a asS ml ed to move the structure fi'rm Rost ar0 't to the Kirchner farm only two miles or so from where it was originally located. Moving day was cold and breezy but all was going well according to the Lawrence Locomotive until the house was approaching Highway 78. The tow- tractor lost traction as it tried to pull the 50-ton house up an incline toward the highway. A second tractor and then a third tractor was attached but still noth- ing happened. It took four tractors be- fore sufficient traction was obtain to set the house moving again 148 E. Third Superior, Neb. 402.879-3291 11 t E. Main Mankato, Ran. 785.378-3191 Departing from The Newspaper Depot "Express" your love to a special child by placing his or her photograph in The Valentine Express! Deadline to Board The Valentine Express 51 To Get Aboard The Valentine Express: Send or deliver a cute photograph of your child to either The Superior Express or Jewell County Record offices (we promise to return it unharmed) Include with picture name and age of child, name and address of parents and name and address of grandparents costis ONt.Y $7 Hurry Now! The Last Day is Friday, Feb. 7 The Superior Elks Lodge "Hoop Shoot" free throw contest winners for 2003 are (back row, from left) Don Anderson, Elks Lodge representative, (middle row) Zane Hesting, White Rock; Alex Thayer, Superior; Lucas Nutsch, Belleville; (front row) Hannah Bums, Superior; Sam Price, Superior; and Tiffany Herbek, Deshler. Elks Lodge hosts annual hoop shoot By Nebraska Representative Ed Schrock The Legislature is beginning to get down to tile obviot, s and important business of dealing with the state's financial troubles alter presentatign of the governor's budget recommenda- tions this week. I consider the . governor's proposals only a starting point. Realistically, the cuts to K-12 and higher education are drastic. With- out consideration of some revenue al- machines in every bar and bowling alley. This outcome would be harmful to a more strategic approch necessary to compete for gambling dollars. I will ask the General Affairs Com- mittee to kill nty gaulhling bill after a hearing. Nevertheless, 1 want its key element, allowing slots at existing horse racetracks, to advance attached to an- other bill. Nebraska race tracks are ternatives other than the proposed hike important to our traditions and sup- in cigarette taxes, we can only mull portive of an agricultural economy. over the negative consequences for Barely surviviqg now, racetracks in local property taxes with reduced state Grand Island, Colunlbtls, South Sioux aidtoK-12education. Ihavelesssym-City, Lmcohl. and Omaha will die if pathy for University of Nebraska cuts, they are not allowed to compete for considering their management of pre- gambling entertainment dollars. vious cuts, choosing to eliminate the I am not sure there are 3() voles for research andextension program atClay any constitutional amendment on gain- Center. While pursuing alternatives to bling. I am not even sure of nty vote the Clay Center cuts, I became con- becausewehaveyettoseethequestion vinced we need to address the adequatelyandultintatelydefincd. Bt,t University's priorities, so they adhere I am sure, if a constitutiomd amend- to their mission as a land grant college, ment passes the legislature to be put on I have introduced !a constitutional the ballot, it will be a better alternative amendment on gambling. It is dh'e+of than having the question defined by three on the table now. I think r;g 'd paid petitioners, l would easil? say no to face theissue because 37 otherstates to any gambling propositions were it already allow slots and casino gain- ,lot lorthe economic realities imposed bling. All of our border states except by other states. I voted no in the last Wyoming allow it. Wc are forced to round on gambling m htst year's ses- consider)hat economic impact. It's not sion and I am prepared to wait again to just casino revenue at stake, but all the decide. assoctated economy for conventions, If you have comnlents or questions entertainment, lood, and gasoline. Ca-" about these matters or any other issues. sines in our area have become enter- please contact me in Lincoln by phone tainmentdestinations, creating an eco- at (402)+471-2732. via e-mail at nomic outflow we can't afford. If the "'" last gambling petition drive had not, or at The Superior Elks Lodge held the 2003 "Hoop Shoot" free throw contest at the Superior high school. The first step of the contest was held at I 1 . ~ ~chools duringDecem- ber au, ' A total of 494 boys and girls pa~,. pared with the winners of the local school contest advancing to the hoop shoot contest in Superior. The winners of the Superior contest qualify for the Elks district contest, where the winners advance to the state, regional, and national contests if they quality. The top three shooters of each age group at the Superior contest received medals. The top shooter of each age group will compete at the district "hoop shoot" contest scheduled at Hastings High School. Those receiving medals were Girls " 8-9: 1. Tiffany Herbek, Deshler; 2. Hunter Bailey, Red Cloud; 3. Blair McMillan, JewrelI-Randail. Boys 8-9: 1. Lucas Nutsch, Belleville; 2. Dakota Delka, Red Cloud; 3. Zachary Duffy, Guide Rock. Girls 10-11: 1. Sam Price, Superior; 2. Tanya Dahl, Pike Valley; 3. Hanna Bailey, Red Cloud. Boys 10- 11: 1. Alex Thayer, Superior; 2. Tyler Jensen, Pike Valley; 3. Riley Konen, Guide Rock. Girls: 12-13, 1. Hannah Bums, Superior; 2. Anna Eberly, Red Cloud; 3. Cassie Stafford, JewelI-Ran- dall. Boys 12-13: 2. Zane Hesting, White Rock; 2. Cooper Wilson, Jew- ell-Randall; 3. Gavin Colson, Man- kate. The first contest began as a local Vestey Senior Meals Program Monday, Jan. 27: Lasagna' lic bread, tossed salad, corn, Tuesday, Jan. 28: Fried mashed potatoes with O salad, ice cream. Wednesday, Jan. 29: Chili crackers, cheese sticks, apple peach dessert. Thursday, Jan. 30: Beef rice, cheese broccoli, kidne fruit. Friday,Jan. 3 I: Salmon potatoes, peas, orange cheese cake dessert. Saturday, Feb. 1, 11 Sausage gravy and biscuits, breakfast casserole with and juice. Births Dr. i the arrival of Aric Jerard Jan. 15. He weighed 9 ounces and is 19 1/2 inches welcomed home by Aaron and Adin. Clyde Waddle, Superior. and Mrs. Lynn Leibel, Council Iowa. School program at Corvallis, Ore., in 1946. Superior Jr-Sr. Hi This is its 31st year with more than 3 Lunch Menu million boys and girls expected to par- Jan. 27 through Jan. 2 ticipate in the 2003 contest. Monday: nuggets, au gratin potatoes, okie dokie bar. Kountry Quilts Tuesday: Super nachos burger deluxe, peas, salad Craft Guild meets late chip muffin. The Kountry Quilters Guild met Wednesday: Oven Jan. 16 with Valarie Bard, president, breaded pork steak, green presiding. There were 15 members bar, rolls with marganne. Thursday: Grilled cheese present. A progress report was given on the Rib with bun, baked beans, Guild's raffle quilt and several mem- apple crisp. bers brought projects they have com- Friday: Chicken sin pleted. A lesson on Prairie Points was salad bar, cookie. presented by Gerry Karmazin. Lunch Superior Elementary was served by Yvonne Campbell. Lunch Menu The next scheduled meeting will be Jan. 27 through Jan, Monday: Breaded Thursday, Feb. 20, at 7 p.m. augratin potatoes, 1/2 dokie bar. Tuesday: Nachos, fruit Cathy Betten has been retained as peas, chocolate chip muffin. the executive director of the Deshler Wednesday: Ovdn fried Housing Authority. She replaced green beans, pears, rolls Donna Dondlinger who resigned to fine. accept a position with the Nelson Hous- Thursday: Grilled ing Authority. Dondlinger held the beans, baby carrots, Deshler job for 14 years. Glenn crisp. Schiermeyer, Ruskin, the Deshler Friday:Chickenstri aulhority's custodian, peaches, cookie. i { failed for having too many subjects, home,74274KRoad.EImCreek.Neb. I wewould indeedbeintroublewithslot 68836, Phone 308-995-4665. I Wednesday and Friday, I :a0-5:30 p.m. + 2f I Thursday, 4-8 p.m. repair and maintenance of the [I { Saturday "(:L Superior elementary students chosen as Kiwanis Com~ Hall in Hardy,Neb. {[ { 10 a.m.-2 p.m. ,:, ,,,~ of December are (back row, from left) Kara Peterson, Tuma, Spencer Trapp and Sonja Romersheuser, Kiwanis re _=Contact: Paul Edwards [I (from row) Alison Hawley, Clint Beguin, Shalee Barry and Rhys .,d.d/,ll~.'Ttle$.~F~l).llVillageSend bidSof Hardyt: I11 '"Y .o.oxss II Please send "Birthday Wishes" i Hardy, Neb.68943 -dl I 4101/2 N Central . Superior, Neb. the "weatherman". CRESTTheotm Wayne will be 60 on Sunday, Jan. Friday, Jan. 24 Video Center ) His address isi ( Video Hours through I Friday - Sunday: 5-9:30 p.m. Wayne Eitzmann ' Monday, Jan. 27 _ _M.onday: 6:30-9:30 p.m. f\y 545 Barger Avenue eo Center. Superior, 02- 3819 C~ 24 hours f_, Cinema 1 - 7:30 p,m. Hebron, NE 68370 The Superior FFA Chapter has selected their Janu- ary member of the month. This month's recipient is Kassie Swanson. daughter of Bruce and Karen Tinkham of Superior. Kassie is a junior at Superior High School. Her SAE consists of working at Ideal Market in Supe- rior. Kassie pamcipated in the chapter's fruit and cheese sales. She is a member of the FFA Semor Parliamentary Procedure team which competed at districts. Kassie was interviewed on the weekly radio program. She was named by the Superior faculty as" Vocational Educa- tion Student of the Semester" and assisted in preparing the FFA honor roll. She is an Ag education honor roll student. She is currently enrolled in the Superior High School Ag education horticulture class. This junior serves as tile scholarship committee chairper- SOIl. Her hobbies include spending time with fi'icnds and playing volleyball. Kassie plans to conunue her education at a post-secondary school after graduation. Congratulations. Kassie!!! 355 N Central, Superior,,,,Neb. 402-879-3284 JANUARY TANNING 6mlS and 6ais, Buy ,,.., aaitstyling % .-"" For Appointment Ear piercing Call 402-879-3637 Hair removal .k Acrylic nails Open Monday through Saturday and Evenings * Pedicures 525 t 3rd St. Neb. * Memorial for Waldon Rathbun-90 Sincere thanks and appreciation to Superior Samaritan Center for loving care and perS consideration for 17 plus months and many ex sympathy and the gift of the Bible. To Brodstone Memorial Hospital and Dr. Leibel staff and nurses who cared for him. John professional service and use of funeral home. To Paul Albrecht and Vicar Brian l Centennial LWML and Valley View Circle for after committal. Nephews and friends who were pallbearers. neighbors and new friends for expressing attending his funeral. Superior rescue squad for trips to the hospital. Waldon's family ?