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Calendar of Events Gary and Pamela Walton, Supe- ' rior, and Steve and Joan Heneger, Omaha, ahnounce the engagement of their children, Kaela Joy Petersen and Jeremy Joe Heneger. The bride-to-be is a graduate of Superior High School. She received an associate of arts degree from Central Community College, Hastings. She is currently pursuing a degree in elemen- tary education at Hastings (~ollege. Kaela is employed by Mama Rosey's Restaurant, Hastings. The bridegroom is a graduate of Weeping Water High School. He re- ceived his bachelor's degree in educa- tion from Hastings College, and is a secondary English teacher at Clay Cen- ter public schools. A June 21 wedding is planned at the First Presbyterian Church, Hastings. n, Heneger Johnson returns rnber those from deployment serve in the Navy Airman Steven Johnson, son d forces of Debra K. and Gust E. Samuelson, Courtland, recently returned from his ne ~ ~KCMDanny Joe Cemy joinedthe deployment to the Arabian Gulf alter NavyonAug. 21, more than 100 consecutive days in 1975. He at- tended boot camp at Great Lakes, I11., andre Store- keeper'A' school at Meridan, Miss. Slationed at Kedina AFB, Okinawa, Japan from February 1976 to August 1979, at NAS support of Operations Enduring Free- dom while assigned to the aircraft carrier USS Kitty Hawk, forward de- ployed to Yokosuka, Japan. Johnson's ship launched more than 3,000 sorties and expended 900,000 pounds of ordnance in support of Op- eration Iraqi Freedom. Johnson joined the Navy in March 2001. ,tember 1979 to Webber, Watson earn toCecil Field,Jack- certification from November 1982to ~ralnmg Tuesday, May 20 at Meridan Miss., South Central SAFE Kids Chapter ;r 1985 to September members are committed to keeping ItcrpriseCVN-65 from families and children sale as well as to August 1992; to providingupdatedededucation.Atthe from August 1992 Nebraska SAFE KIDS Child Passen- t6 USS America CV- ger Update and "Training the Trainer" ;tuber 1995 to August workshop in Kearney on May 8 and 9, George Washington Leigh Ann Webber, Superior, repre- ~ugust 1996 to March senting Early Head Start attended the AFB Oklahoma law enforcement training curriculum. i l 1999 to July 2002; to She is now trained to conduct a 4-hour nngton from August workshop for law enforcement per- Present duties are sonnel to assist them in identifying ˘ officer of aviation child passenger restraint misuse and providing aviation educational information they can use. )lus aircraft that Webber said "law enforcement ,.ployed. plays a vital role in educating public SKCM Storekeeper and monitoringcompliance in the state 40 sailers in child restraint laws. Statistics have ~mg. His wile is the proven the public is more receptive to education from law enforcement ver- sus other professional fields." ~.nthony Cerny began his Verlene Watson, Hardy, represent- 1999by enlisting ining Good Beginnings, attended the the United States workshopforhealthcareprovidersand Marine Corps. He received information that applies to attended boot issues related to health care. She said, camp in San Di- "Health care institutions play a key ego, Calif. At role in promoting safety to reduce the Camp Johnson, number of unintentional injuries to NorthCarolinahe childr.en and families. "Train the was trained as a Trainer" for Health Care provided landing support Watson with information for health specialist.Simply care providers in educating patients put, Todd was and ways to promote the correct use of trained on how to child passenger restraints• This infor- d unload aircraft such motion will be available to train health ~elicopter which is a care staff. transportation for the Webber and Watson are also certi- He learned how to do fled to providing a 4-hour training on as well as the beach. He becoming a child passenger seat advo- load and unload ships cote for anyone interested in ensuring the safety of young children. June 2001 he Atthe technician update on May 9, mpaniedduty some of the key information was one: Japan. It was during The New latchinstailation forcarseats; e Was promoted to lance instillation tips that doesn't require at !o see exciting ports brute force but uses leverage for an wo.ji.ma and Korea. He effective fit; car seat recalls; new seats v~sn Australia. From available that could assist in fitting a to serve out his child with special needs; risks and ben- mpLejcune, efits of using "after market" products; Force Services and school bus safety recommenda- transportation support tion forchild restraints. The local chapter of AARP will meet at 7:30 p.m. at the Vestey Center. Tuesday, May 20 Nuckolls County Retired School Personnel will meet at the Nuckolls County Museum at 10 a.m, You're Invited 50th Anniversary Card Shower A card shower is requested for Ken- neth and Donna Hansen, on their 50th wedding anniversary, May 24. Cards may be sent to them at: P. O. Box 14, Ruskin, Neb. 68974. ~ 20- i c III I 4-H News "Where did your parents meet," was the roll call for the May 5 meeting: Roll was answered by 189 members and two leader.~. Erin Hoops led the meeting as presi- dent. Leader's report was given b~, Shelley Kuhhnann. She explained the new awards program the club will have and how it will work. It will be up to the project leaders to let everyone know of important dates pertaining to their projects. It is hoped this will speed meetings along. She asked for input by voting on the change of date for the round robin event and voting Ibr the club to invite an exchange meeting. Results will be given at next month's meeting. In new business it was decided to pay one-half of the price of the first time camper's tee to Rock Springs. Shaylynn Mercy led in the song, "'Star Spangled Banner." Erin Hoops led recreation. Happy birthday was sung to Lexia Aurand and Drew Hoops. Cooking meeting was held at Re- public United Methodist Church. Par- ticipants brought their favorite pizza topping and drink, the rest was pro- vided. The hosts Ik~r June's meeting will be the project committee. el' 2001 he was named L'aner lbr his battalion. Fie was promoted ' he is serving in as part of Iraqi Free- ~loyed since Feb. to re-enlist in year term. He is mar- have asix year old they expect an- He is the & BODYWORK massage ~lling L.M.T. by the family of 0 years of coacning May 25 I˘ Seniors Families Memories for now... and years fro!n nora Gladys Tietjen Route I Box 90402-236-8729 Chester, Neb. ByTon, Neb. Morris, Reader marry in Fort Wayne, Ind. Nancy Jean Morris and Jackie Lee Reader Jr. were married March 8.They are living in Fort Wayne, Ind. Nancy is a graduate of Superior High School. Her parents are the. late Leon !~lorris and Marjorie Morris. attend, 59 68961 Guide Rock Cemetery Association meets The Guide Rock Cemetery Asso- ciation met May 5 at the Community Hall with Don Schiermeyer, Gorden Schiermeyer, Keith Hartman, Bill Wernecke, Bud Fisher and Bob Shaw, present. President Brad Fisher opened the meeting• Price of graves will remain at $100 per grave. President to contact Bonnie Ohmstede about the plot board., Pam Frank has offered but can't do it until after Memorial Day, subject to resetting leaning stones. Will contact insurance company about insurance in case of damage, both subjects to be discussed later. Date to pick up flowers after Me- morial Day so caretaker can mow is June 10. The caretaker's wages will be increased by $1.00 per hour. Bill Wernecke to contact Owen Konzack about pump. President Fisher to con- tact Clifford Vogler about the west fence. The year 2003 started with a balance of $4,394.18. Repubhc" County hlres economic development head Jenny Ahlvers, Lindsborg, has be- gun work as the Republic County eco- nomic development director. A native of Glen Elder, she is a 2002 graduate of Bethany College. Republic County and the City of Belleville each fund one hall" of the development office's $59,000 annual operations budget. Ahlvers will be paid $27,000 per year. This newspaper available on the internet at http//www.superiorne.com Students of the Month at Superior elementary school for the month of March are (back row, from left) Stacia Gebers, J.J. Hoins, Craig Guilkey, Tanner Miller and Doug Hoins, principal, (front row) Kayla Hiatt, Heidi Wilt, Ty Rempe and Zach Dressman. i , i Doshlor Public Schools and Hornbostel, Inc. is seeking individuals to provide school bus transportation for 2003-2004 school year. /f /nterested Contact Larry Wilbeck, 402-365-7272 or Marv Baden, 402-365-4394 I I ongratulations MEMBERSHIP SPECIAL 3 MONTHS FOR Shannon McCord jtal I'il:n.e 308 N Central Ave. Superior, Neb. 402.879-3031 Mom would have wanted us to thank the community for letting her be involved in it for so many years, in so many ways. For the cards, letters, memorials and flowers we received when she left this world, all of you paid her a great tribute and final thank you, for which she and her family are very grateful. A special thank you to all who visited, sent cards and flowers, prayed, and helped with her care during her final days. We are also very grateful to the community for their words of kindness and encouragetnent and good deeds at the time Of her funeral and during the weeks since. The Family of Blanche Statz Paul'and Mary Statz, Stephan and Nik Fogle, Travis, Sean and Tess We are now accepting appointments for I 10-50 Washinton, Superior, Neb. Thursday, May 15, 2003 THE SUPERIOR EXPRESS 3A During, Play Day, last Friday at the Superior High School track, North Ward stttdents strike a pose With their unofficial mascot, a golden retriever puppy named "Zoe," owned by the Betka Family. Play Day, organized by physical education instructor, Terry Preifert, gave third through sixth grade students an opportunity to learn skills and compete in track and field events, such as the 100 meter dash, long jump and sitting shot put. (Back, from left.) Kristina Carter Kirsten Studer, Jeanell Jurgensmeier. (Front) Danielle Warneking, Megan May, Jett Mickelsen, Lyndsie Paddock Susannah Headrick, Kayla Klatt. Meanwh'le, b k t th h t ac a e ranG The fairy tales ˘)t' my childhood led me to believe love The princess, who has become and marriage would bc like a spark, spreading into a long her wicked stepmother replies, glowing fire. "That's your job. Besides, we live Ourcourtship, more like a trick birthday candle. You in the country now. What's the try to blow it out. It just keeps igniting. And, our point'?" ~ .... marriage'? A simple ceremony with a piece of paper to ' Amlmixingupmyfairytales? ~-~ tell us what we aheady suspected. We were stuck Seeking reassurance that ~ i together, prince charming was still alive and well, I once gave my "Nodad, y, tmdonotneedtobringtheshotgun! Ireally frog, I mean my husband, a test. in the essence of am getting married this time." preserving marriages across the globe, I discourage any After high school graduation, 1 set OUt from my small woman from trying this. town for the big city of Denver. There, I would conquer I told him to close his eyes. (Can frogs close their the world, eyes'?) Anyway, telling him to close his eyes, he was to Though not part of the plan, my conquest led me to imagine himself walking (or hopping) down a long become a petroleum export technician. I pumped gas for country road. Someone was walking next to him. I asked minimum wage at a full service gas station. My name, him to tell me the first person that came to his mind. In sewn over the pocket of my bright red shirt, let everyone theory, this person would be the love of his life. know who I was. His reply, "Wynona Ryder!" Women, who came to have their cars filled with gas, "Wrong answer!" would marvel at my ability to check their oil and put air "Well, you told me to say the first person I thought in their tires. One woman asked me ill went to school to of!" learn this. Trying to look more like the woman of his dreams, 1 I smiled and politely told her, "No." resisting an once dyed my hair black. A much closer resemblance to internal urge to smack her over the head with her own Liberate or Elvis, he assured me he liked my black hair. dipstick. Nobody else did, My more recent attempt being a very I A man came one day to deliver an auto part to our short haircut. He tells me I have managed to make his mechanics. Helingered,talkingto me. Soyoung, andyet morning hair look good on me. so bitter, I decided all men fell into one of several "Is this his idea of a compliment?" unpleasant categories. His only attempt to be more like the man of my I asked him if he was married. He told me, "No." dreams, is his annoying habit of hiding behind doors or I I replied, "Nobody would probably marry you any- around corners and jumping out at me as 1 wzIlk by. i way." Laughing each time he scares me. Apparently he found sharp-tongued, cynical sarcasm Stephen King, the master of hom)r fiction, is'the man attractive, of my dreams• He called me later at work to apologize for getting me Yes, I know what you are thinking, "Stephen King'?" in trouble with my boss, having talked so long. He had Yes, I know he is married. I apologize to Mrs. King. a date for his birthday, but asked if l would go out with Alter all, there have been many nights when it was his him afterwards. What was I thinking? I agreed, not sure face I saw before I closed my eyes to sleep. Reading! 1 I I liked the idea of being the "runner up" for his evening• was reading his book• His other date did not appreciate him rushing her home. In writing this article tbr my column, my husband told " We drove around and talked. He told me he never me, "You cannot write about the Wynona Ryder inci- kisses on the first date• It sounded so ~˘weet. Silly me. dent." What a line! "Yes, I can." He tells me now, "Well, you felt tbr it didn't you'? .... No, you can't, It was years ago. Why do you ,Again, not part of the plan, marital bliss eventually remember these things?" followed. Please! The only reason fairy tales end with And, Meanwhile, back at the ranch. Not so long ago, "happily ever after" is because they do not want to scare my husband and 1 were walking down our long country children, road. Did hc notice? Wynona Ryder was nowhere in It's time someone told the truth, sight! Prince charming turns back into a frog as he asks the princess lbr the hundredth time, "Why didn't you clean ' -Tonya R. Paddock and wash the family coach while you weze in the vil- lage'?" Jon, You're still the one I see beside Happy Anniversary, May 18th! IL Ill I Ill I • II I IIIIII Nuckolls County Senior Services 2-4 p.m. Vestey Center Superior, Neb. You can find us in the very south room Love, Tonya T~OO0 Back at the Ranch! Enjoy a trip back to I An eight-course meal with five entertainmentH/ 7to 10 p.m. at the V.F.W. Club 1 18 S. Central, Superior, Neb. Program presented by Aunt Emma's of Sutton, Neb. Tickets - each 354 N. Commercial Superior, Neb. 402-879-3419 i