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2A THE SUPERIOR EXPRESS Thursday, May 16, 2002 I I li iJ i I li iii 00rea Happenin;00s mill I I I  I I I I ,""'1 I Il,I I I Adam Delka, son of Mr. and Mrs. Kim Delka, Superior, was mmmg Aus- tin College students houoed at Ihe college's annual Student Affairs Leadership Banquet. Matthew Pedersen, son of Dan and Nancy Dab Pedersen, Benedict, vis- ited his grandparents, Bonnie and Lars Pedersen, several days last week. On Sunday they were joined by David Pedersen, Shane and Amber for a cafe dinner. Later all attended the gradua- tion services at Minden High School and the open house at the home of Roy John and Karen Nelson, honoring their son, Lucas. Kendra Leigh Bargen, the daughter of Vic and Marilyn Bargen, Superior, was initiated into the Society for Col- legiate Journalists at Hastings College. The Society for Collegiate Journalists is a national honorary which recog- nizes the efforts and achievements of collegiate journalists. Bargen is com- pleting her sophomore year at Hast- ings College. She is majoring in media production with an emphasis in Public Relations and Advertising. am! Is a member of the Has6, i't)th gc Col- legian newspap :m Bruce and Kay Carrels. Shawna, Nick and Bruce, Wichita, and Cltarith Owen visited Bill Owen at the Good Samaritan Center. Kendra Bargen, ,a sophomore at Hastings College, received the Mabel Gray Newburn Communication schol- arship during Honors Conw)cation May 10. The two-year scholarship recog- nizes sophomore females majoring in a communication related field. Bargen was also recognized with an Honorary Superior Scholarship for having a 3.7- 4.0 grade point average. She is the daughter of Vic and Marilyn Bargen, Superior. Army National, Guard Pvt. Aaro Renz has graduated from basic comba training at Fort Jackson, Columbus S.C. Renz is the son of Lori and Bruc, Renz, Superior and a 1999 graduate o Superior High School. Harold and Irene Cherry visited her dad, Bill Owen, at the Good Samaritan Center. Florence Bargcn visited Mr. and Mrs. Gary Bargen. tJncotu, Neb., Thursday and Friday and attended a University of Nebraska baseball game. Saturday she went to Columbus, Neb., and was a guest in the home of Mr. and Mrs. Denny Bargen, Jeff, Ryan and Derk. Debra Smalley and Deon Smalley, Salina, and Cecil and Audrey Smalley, Donnie and Betty Kay, Wichita, were Sunday guests of their mother, DeVee SmaUey. Mrs. Larry (Dorcas) Judy was hen- ored at a surprise dinner at the home of Brian, Kim and Kambree Judy, Sun- day. She recently received her master of science degree in nursing at the U,iversity of Nbraska Medical Cen- ter, Omaha. Present were Larry Judy, Renae and Lori, Marietta Free, Mr. and Mrs. Doyle Christenscn and family, Mr. and Mrs. Randy Christensen and family, Norfolk, Rogene Renz, Joni, Jock and Jed, Clay Cochran, Trevor Duensing, Mr. and Mrs. Robert Hea- . !ey, Kearney, Arden Christensen, Hast- mgs, and.Charlotte Christensen. Join- ing in the afternoon for an open house were Richard and Karen Hansen, Omaha, Mike and Pam Bauer and fam- ily, Nelson, Roger and Marilyn Kastrup, Denny and Lorene Lanham, Larry and Judy Mikkelscn, Ed and Brenda School Les and Joetta Brandt, Marvin and Virginia Lewis and Cindy Bates. Each student at South Ward is gven the chance to compare the weight difference between the previous and new bunker gear. Pictured above are (from left) Rick Hiatt, Tori Hatzenbuehler and Sidney Price. II I I lll Illll Illl CRESTTheatre Friday, May 17 to Monday, May 20 . CREST' Video Center Friday, Saturday, Sunday 5-10 p.m. Monday 6:30-9:30 p.n Ivin Cinema & Video Cca!er. gtI){'1o, 102 879 7/3V.) C,}174 i , for lc,v,. ,rod hm;: II Cinema I. 7:30 p.m. III I ill I I I ij IIIII i iiii i i Cinema II - 7:30 p.m. THE ROOKIE 0'., D E N N I S ,Q U A I D r II III 11 I llI II I I I I I iil ii i II i i ] i iilli ilii i i I Step Right CENTENNIAL LUTHERAN CHURCH-MS VACATION BIBLE SCHOOL June 3rd.7th 8:30 a.m. - Noon Ladies and gentlemen, boys and girls. Step right UP! Oh, don't delay! Come into the BIG TOP today! Godzwerkus Circus School, where children wlll learn that God works In us to aompllsh ., ,_. Hls purposes In the worldl Call 402-897-3137 For more information =r' iiii i ii i i i i i iii ii i i Area students get degrees from UNL Several graduates from this area were among the approximately 1,950 students who received degrees from University of Nebraska-Lincoln at commencement Sunday at the Bob Devaney Sports Center. Graduates from Superior and sur- rounding communities are listed: Superior: Nathan Bouray, bachelor of arts in arts and sciences; Darcie Christensen, bachelorofscience in edu- cation; Jaralyn Fuerhoff, bachelor of science in education; Amanda Siebecker, bachelor of arts in arts and sciences; Amy Wilson, bachelor of science in education. Chester: Jeremy Heitmann, bach- elor of science in agricultural sciences. Davenport: Jessica Folkerts, (UNMC), bachelor of science in nurs- ing. Deshler: Brett Meyer, bachelor of science in arts and science (with high- est distinction, University Honors Pro- gram). Guide Rock: Stacie Petsch, bach- elor of science in education. Lawrence: Sue Ellen Ostrander, bachelor of arts in arts and science. Lynne Crowe, former Superior resi- dent, received a bachelor's degree in business administration. Christensen recipient of Van Hoy scholarship Marti Christensen, Superior, has been awarded a Van Hoy Scholaship to attend Doane College. This award, named, named after the late James H. Van Hoy, board of trustee member and Florida businessman, is valued at $14,000 over four years. Students see results of their efforts First and second graders at South Ward School learned first-hand what a difference tbeircollective efforts could make. This year, the six and seven-year olds made patriotic buttons and pins and sold them at North Ward School for a total of $200. They donated their earnings to the Superior Volunteer Fire Department to to be applied to- ward the cost of new bunker gear for the firefighters. Tuesday, three representatives from the fire department visited the students at their school to show them the new bunker gear and thank them for their contribution. Rick Hiatt, Steve Martin and Terry Lemke demonstrated how the new gear is worn and then stored while not in use. The new gear, costing $ I, 150 per firefightr,,was fllodenot only by the students' efforts balsO by three years of fundralsers held'by the fire department. They have sponsored dances, hosted pancake feeds and sold ickle cards and raffle tickets. The !,150 does not include the cost of gloves and No Max, the protective head gear resembling a ski mask, worn under the helmet. These items were provided by funds from the fire department's auxiliary organization. The new gear, rated for tempera- tures of up to 1,200 degrees and weigh- ing considerably less than the gear it replaces, will increase the firefighter's ability to manuever in and withstand the intense heat of a fire for a longer period of time. ill it il IIJ i We Carry Office Supplies Superior Publishing Co. 402.879-3292 Wedding May 17 '# Megan Vogee & Tyler Mitchell Wedding June I ' Michele Decker & David Durr Wedding June 1 11 r Gabriel Garrison & Jason Bargen Wedding June 8 t' Julie Fuller & Joe Price Wedding June 15 ' Kara Thomson & Aaron Wells Wedding July 13 Lisa Rumsley & Matt Streit Wedding July 27 t r Teresa Harrison & Troy Scott A//Brides aro Welcome TO Register At 324 N, Central Ave Superlor, Neb. 68978 IBI 402-879-4586 Superior High School seniors clapped during commencement exercises Saturday afternoon at the Superior High School gymnasium. All activitiesl to proceed according to plan except for a few minutes when the microphone did not work just prior to the salutatorian address given by Headrick receives Eisehower scholarship Births Christina Headrick, Superior, has been awarded the Eisenhower Schol- arship from Kansas Wesleyan Univer- sity and a theatre and music award. The KWU Eisenhower Scholarship awards $5,000 per year ($3,000 for non residence hall students) to high school seniors and transfer students with a GPA of at least 3.500 and ACT composite score of 22 or SAT score of 1030. These awards are renewable with a maintained GPA of 3.250. KWU awards are need-based for students who show outstanding ability in academic departments of athletics. Headrick is a 2002 graduate from Superior High School. She was presi- dent of FFA, a Thespian Officer, a member of the band and a cheerleader. She also qualified for state golf. Headrick is the daughter of Steve and Jane Headrick, Superior. Hospital expansion The Mitchell County Hospital Board has been granted permission to issue up to $8 million in revenue bonds to finance an expansion of the hospital. The money will be used to build and equip a new surgical wing and to refur- bish other areas of the hospital. i Erik and Mary Meyer, Superior, are parents of a daughter born May I at Mary Lanning Hospital, Hastings. She weighed 5 pounds 12 ounces and has been named Mikaela Marie. She has a sister, Cheryl, 11, to welcome her. Grandparents are Ron and Garnet Meyer, Hastings. Marvin and Kim Cochrane, Ft. Walton Beach, Fla., and Delbert and Joyce Timmerman, Ruskin. Republic County school district cuts 2 teacher positions Republic County USD 427 has cut two elementary teaching positions as the districts adjusts to a $100,000 re- duction in state aid. A dedlining enroll- ment has been given as the reason for the state aid reduction. Only two half-day section of kin- dergarten and two sections of first grade will be offered next year. Elimination of the two teachers will save the dis- trict about $50,000. While elementary enrollment for the BeUeville district is declining, next year the high school is expected to have its highest enrollment in 15 years. Bargen announces two recruits Bob Bargen, Morningside College head men's basketball coach, has an- nounced the names of two high school recruits who have made commitments to attend Morningside College this fall and compete for the Mustangs. The recruits are Ryan Schmidt, a 6- 3 guard from Arlington and Trent Siebecker, a 6-3 guard from Superior. Siebecker is a senior at Superior School, where he averaged 18.0 points, 3.5 rebounds, 3.1 assists and 1.3 steals per game this past season to earn honorable mention Class C-1 all- state honors from the Omaha World- Herald. Siebecker led Superior in scoring, assists and steals as a senior and was the team's third leading rebounder. Siebecker, a long range shooting spe- cialist, also led the team in 3-point field goals and in free throw percent- age. He made 55 of 162 3-point field goal attempts for 34.0-.percent and 64 of 84 free throw attempts for 76.2 percent. Siebecker made 138 of 356 overall field goal attempts for 38.8 percent. Siebecker also earned honorable mention Class C- 1 all-state honors from the Omaha World-Herald following his Vestey Senior Meals Pro Sunday, May potatoes with beans, Jeli-O salad, Monday, May 20: Hot wich with mashed potatoes, I fruit. Tuesday, May 21: RoaSt i cookie. Wednesday, May 21 casserole, green beans, cake dessert. Thursday, May 23: mashed potatoes with cole slaw, ice cream. Friday,Ma kraut, oven fried JelI-O with banana Saturday, May Vestey Festival. Organ grinder to Festival A featured attraction at Lady Vestey Festival Marconi, a modem day Marconi will stroll the Saturday while playing organ. At the turn of the organ grinders were communities applying trade at fairs and "We thought the would be a natural fit with theme," said Sherry Shaner. Yesterday, Today, and future. Mr. Marconi recapture a bit of the music." A participant in will also walk the and children's section Queen Victoria's by Beth and Steve Secular House. Superior kindgarten students visited the Superior Good Samaritan Center on Kindergarten Day. The day recognizes the importance of play, games and creative self-activity in a young child's education. The day is observed on the birth anniversary of Friedric Froebel, who established the first kindergarten in Germany in 1837. Froebel's ideas were brought to the U.S., and in 1873, the first kindergarten in a public school was started in St. Louis. Above Tyler Murray (left) and Shawnee Schoenrock play hot potato with Mac Anderseh at the Good Samaritan Center. Residents pictured Ill I II FREESK/ITIN/J in the background are Ruby Ebsen (left) and Rose Fintel. ro F 1day, May 17 7:30- 9:30 p.m. EVERYONE WELCOME/ II I We letter Trucks Superior Publishing Co. 402.879-3292 I I II I IIII II _ I II lltSimic Recreation Center Ill 518 E. 4th Street .Superior, Neb. * 402-879-484 J I "i Mary Nelson Housekeeping Supervisor Center "I like to get close to the resi- dents because they are special to me. I especially like to serve lunch on Tuesdays and chit- chat with them." Mary has worked at Good Samaritan for four years. Purcell Valley View The Valley View Club at the home of Phyllis members and one Boyles, were present. , A short quiz on Mother S the program. Bonnie guess box, a package Lunch was served. will be June 13 at Breakfast will be at 7:30 .. " The first President to h.o, line pilot's license was r3wtl', Eisenhower. The family of Harold A. requests a Card Shower in 8Oth Bidhday Tuesday, May Cards may be sent to." c/o Brodstone Memorial Nuckolls 520 E. 10th Superior, Neb. enter Stage ANNUAL DANCE RECITA Sunday, May 19 1:30 p.m. . Thayer Central School stage High Hebron, Neb. Theme: "World Tour" la', Performed by students from Hebron, Fairbury, Bruning, De /"', Davenport, Chester and Superior. i  i | Show Highlight: A dance in memory of Alicia Rippe performed by ..,all [/Local students performing are Jett Mlckelsen, Alison tlawley and MI under t I.  Open to Public. Admission-Adults $3, Children 12 and