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2A THE SUPERIOR EXPRESS ' If i I I I Thursday, July 3,2003 II II II IIIII III Illl II I III e Selma Ferguson, Nuckolls County Clerk and Vicki Ensign, County Trea- surer completed a three-day workshop conducted at Kearney for Nebraska -ounty clerks, election commission- ers, registers of deeds and treasurers. The annual workshop, attended by ap- proximately 225 county officials and employees, is part of a continuing edu- uation and leadership development se- ries sponsored by the Nebraska Asso- uiation of County Officials. Brodstone Memorial Hospital has received memorial gifts in memory of Don Kronberg from Elaine Madsen, Verna Kirchhoff and Fred and Margie Alexander. Katie Chenell, Superior, a nursing student at Southeast Community Col- lege-Lincoln,is a memberofthedean's list for the spring 2003 quarter. Dennis Hatch has been re-elected as a member of the American Quarter Horse Association's board of direc- tors. Chosen during the 63rd Annual Convention held in Anaheim, Calif., directors were named to 13 standing committees to work directly with the five-person AQHA Executive Com- mittee to manage and guide the Association's business and activities. ~ere can be up to 150 elected direc- tors ut AQHA. Allocation of directors is based on American Quarter Horse population by state, province or coun- try. Supper guests of P, uth Korb May 31, were Cindy Svoboda, Lincoln, Neb, Don and Shelia Korb, Superior, Doris Morris, Nancy Lasater and fi- ance, John, McPherson. They helped Cindy celebrate her birthday. Charcth Owen and Alvina Hoops, Deshler, visited several days with their children, Bruce and Kay Garrels and fanfily, Wichita. Local students make UNL honor roll Students lh)m the area making the spring semester Dean's List or Honor roll at t !nivcrsity of Nebraska-Lincoln lisled. An asterisk alter a student's name denotes a 4. grade-point average. Anthony Fehr*, junior, Edgar; Maria Ostdiek*, senior, Lawrence; Erin UtechL freshman, Nelson; Leah Kastrup, junior, and Justin Petersen, senior, both from Ruskin; Ashley Dean*, freshman, and James Fenimore, freshman, both from Superior. Mary Beth Renz, Oklahoma City, will be playing in the AAU Division II basketball National tournament in Or- lando, Fla., next week. This is the third consecutive year she will be playing in this tournament. Her parents are Brian and Barbara Renz, Oklahoma City. Grandparents are Loren and Esther Renz. Ivan Dillon, Grand island, stayed the week with Mr. and Mrs. Vic Pedersen and visited relatives in Beloit and Burr Oak. Petty Officer Aaron B. Bodie, a member of the United States Coast Guard, currently assigned to the Coast Guard Air Station in Borinquen, Puerto Rico, was recently cited for superior performance on duty. He has been in the coast guard six years and will soon be moving to Mobile, Ala., where he will be assigned to a special task force dealing with oil and chemical spills. His mother is Phyllis Bodie, Miami, Fla., and his grandparents are Don and Harriet Cacek, Superior. Jennifer Thornton, Superior, has been named to the Hastings College Academic Dean's List for the spring semester. She is an elementary educa- tion major and the daughter of Paul and Cindy Thornton, Superior, and grand- daughter of Joyce Keith, Superior. Tammy Gehle, Hardy, and William Poe and Robert Theer, both of Lawrence, were among 60 persons who attended a custodial conference and school at Central Community College- Grand Island recently. Craig Barfknecht, Harvard, and Irene Barfknecht attended the 40th anniversary party for her sister, and brother-in-law, Ed and Dorothy Svendsen, Lincoln, Neb. Lee and Sara Martens Barfknecht and Alaina, Papil- Ion, also attended. Alaina accompa- nied her grandmother and uncle to Harvard and Superior for a few days visit. They attended church in Harvard Sunday where Bill Hasemeyer was the speaker. Don't confuse wealth with success. Thursday, July& 2003 The Supedor Express, ISSN 0740-0969, is published weekty by Sul:~c Publishing Company, Inc., 148 East Third Street. Superior, Nebraska 68978. Subscription rote is $ 20 per year in Nebraska. $21.26 in Kansas (Includes sales tax) and $28 per year elsewhere in the Ur~ted States: 50 cents per single copy. PerlodJcol class postage paid Of Superior, Net~Qska. and at od~tional mailing office POST MASTER:. Send ocldress change to: The Supedor Express, P,O. Box 408, Superior. NeLxaska 68978, , FEATURING: ....... :'~ ill i rr's rAa ....... NUCKOH, S COUNTY FAIR , sun y - My z3 - 16 ', ' Suprise party honors Korb on 90th birthday A surprise 90th birthday party hon- oring Ruth Korb was held at her home. Attending were Arid and Gayna Schoenrock, Hastings, Cindy Svoboda, Lincoln, Neb., Derick and Shanna Kennedy, Austin, Zachery, Chelsea and Marranda, Wichita, Ken and Whitney Wombacker,Gretna, Don and Shelia Korb, Doug and Tammi Korb, Madi- , son and Heath, Jeff Korb, Melissa Roesti, Britney, Ashley and Jarret, Billy and Casie Hiatt, Cole, Hanna and Korbbie and Doug Hiatt, all of Supe- rior. Williams receives leadership award Belle Williams, English and jour- nalism teacher at Gibbon, Neb., re- ceived the Ike Friedman Teacher Leadership Award during a luncheon at Offut Air Base in May. Williams, daugh- ter of Charles and Gertrud Heller, Guide, Rock, re- ceived the award for partnering a new English program within her school and working to de- velop and implement the reading pro- grams which are improving student comprehension at the junior and senior high levels. The award recognizes teachers in Nebraska and Western Iowa for "vi- sion and creativity in motivating stu- dents and peers to meet educational challenges while accepting greater re- sponsibility." The Superior Ambassadors of the Superior Chamber of Commeme recently presented the Community Improvement Award to Pamida for improvements to their store and the addition of their new pharmacy. Attendingthe presentation are (from left) John Price Jr., Ambassadors president, Larry Lunzer, store manager, Charlotte Signer,.pharmacy technician and Rodney Deuel, pharmacist. Births Kurt and Rhonda Wenske are par- ents of a daughter, Hannah Jade, born June 19 at Mary Lanning Memorial Hospital, Hastings. She weighed seven pounds, 10 ounces and is 20 inches long. She has a sister, Paige, 9, and a brother, Logan, 6. Grandparents are Paul and Janet Soucie, Deweese, and Gene and Diane Wenske, Glenvil. Great-grafidparents are Dean Illingworth, Fairfield, Lorna Hinrichs, Hastings, and Darrel and Vivian Soucie, Kiowa, Kan. Recyling Day, July 12 Recycling day hosted by the Supe- rior FFA Chapter will be Saturday, July 12, from 8 a.m. to noon. The location will be the Superior High School south parking lot. Members will be accepting aluminum and news- print. Funds received will be used for community projects. Lyndsay, Katelyn, Ashlyn and Rob- ert and Alaina Brown announce the birth of Jordan Marshall Brown on June 25. He weighed 8 pounds, 2 ounces and was 211/2 inches long. Grandpar- ents are Bentley and Karen Parker, Republic, and Bob and Vivian Brown, Hardy. Great-grandmother is Carolyn Anderson, Republic. LIFE, Inc. receives matching g ant to aid Velma Walker On June 6, Esther Martin presented tially sponsored by the Little Blue N.R.D. to the Rev. Arthur Taylor an $800 The members attended sessions on donation from Thrivent Financial for the importance of native rangelands to Lutherans to help pay for Velma the Nebraska economy, erosion con- Walker's medical expenses. Walker , trol, grazing value and wildlife habitat. was recently diagnosed with colon can- cer. Taylor is the president of L.I.F.E., The students worked on plant identifi- Inc. of Superior. The organization pro- cation, calculation of animal grazing rates, evaluating range sites and condi- meted a benefit April 10. tions and determining the degree of This donation is matching dollars for that fund raiser. "The benefit ex- pressed a cooperative spirit with an all out community effort," said Martin. Walker had taken radiation and kemo therapy before the benefit and has since gone through extensive sur- gery to remove the remaining tumor. She is recovering at her home in Superior, but wasn't feeling up to be- ing involved in a picture. L.I.F.E. presented her with the check, later in the day. "It has helped me greatly," Walker said, "because it lets me know the community really cares about me and has shown concern Rempe, Smith, Gillilan attend coqference Three Superior FFA members at-' tended the 40th Annual Nebraska Range Conference at the Nebraska National Forestry near Halsey, Neb. June 16-21. The conference was held at the State 4-H Center and was hosted by the Nebraska Society for Range Management organization. Fifty-six high school youth from across the state were in attendance. Sam Rempe and Mike Smith, sophomores, were fully sponsored by the Lower Republican N.R.D. Scan Gillilan, junior, was par- use of a range site. They had the oppor- tunity to visit Nebraska Sandhill's ranches. Recreation opportunities in- cluded canoeing, swimming, a steak cookout, a ranch rodeo and numerous competitions. The students were di- vided into sponsoring area ranch groups forstudy and recreation. Rempe's ranch group won the overall week's compe- tition. The 2003 Area Youth Range contest is Sept. 18 near Fairbury. Gebers wins $50 in NVMA poster contest Stacia Gebers, daughter of Dave for my financial situation." and Sherry Gebers, Nora, was picked There are 32 churches in Clay, as the winner of the Nebraska Veteri- Nuckolls, Fillmore and Thayer coun- naryMedicalAssociationandtheAux- ties who participate in the Lutheran iliarytothe American VeterinaryMedi- organization. This is the first donation ca/Association for District #5 which sincethegroupreorganizedfromAAL covered 16 counties in the area. -Lutheran Brotherhood, according to Gebers won a $50 savings bond. Martin. "This is a great community to She is the science student of Don live in," said Taylor, "where :people Wassom, Northward Elementary. Above, Esther Martin presents an $800 donation ffbdn Thrivent Financial co-operate in this,kJ d ofeffortand we ' ;,a were proud, as an organization, to be " Beware of those who know all the for Lutherans to Rev. Arthur Taylor. The $800 will be applied toward Velma involved in the benefit." answers. Walker's medical RICHARD'S AMUSEMBNTS, INC. ADVANCE SALE TICKETS AVAILABLE AT LOCAL MERCHANTS - Banks anb G~ce~y Sro~s 30 TICKETS FOR ~lO (ALL RIDES TAKE MORE THAN I TICI~T) i': [FOR EVERy ~HEET PURCHASED. RECF.WE A O.IA~E TO WIN A blEW B1KEi r RIDES iNCLUDE: MERRY GO ROUND, HAMF'-dgN CARS, DRAGON WAGON,/UNGLE SOUNCE, EtEmAms, PUN HOUSE, SIZZLER, OCTOPUS AND ROCKa0-PLAHE. ALSO, MANY GAMES OF CHANCE AND REFRESHMENffS!!I ...... YOU ^r .... I IIII II I11111111 | I C RE ST Theatre CREST l:rirlov _hdv A Video Center -'" "-: Video Hours mrougn Fdday and Saturday: 5-10 p.m. Thursday, July 10 Sunday: 5- 9:3O p.m. r -', Monday - Thursday: 6:30-9:30 p.m. Ne|sOlql =--- Communi Club Ty Clip and Save ....... COWMmAr I PICTURESI JLJ Rides for Senior Citizens Are Available Monday through Friday SENIOR SERVICES. 25 per ride or buy a fare card for 25 rides $5.00 for persons of any age. Monday .............................. 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Tuesday .............................. 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Wednesday ................ ........ 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Thursday ............................ 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Friday ................................. 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Phone 402-879-4679 for reservations .... 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Sanndd , .lul 1= Registra don 10 am. - tawt 1 - End 6 ,Cost : *10 per pm.aon - meal 70 Free "l-Shirts to Earliest Entrants CashPrizes : 1=-*100 -sS0 Trophies aM prizes will be award kf 1% 11=4, m/ J=t el how Annmmc 6 p.m. 4 rail. w.t mi I mile south of Red Clo=1 For more details call : Randall Heblnl[ 401-746- 74B Red Cloud Clutm j 40tb748 2SS Suvul at Start Line, I,D, req ed for alcoholic buuMea RULES: 8'aM 10' round only, must b, ve life jacket= of 4 people W ta , mm I ve baili ded e two mm of l olmUi t=k: ! 1 stidm or ou d mk not re pouible for aeddemts July Up: 12:30 p.m. Time: p.m. American :f you have any questions, contact Tanya Schnitker at 402-225-2174 Saturday, July 5 126 E. 2nd Street Superior, Neb. (in frqnt of Superior Bowl) Minors allowed Beer Garden opens at 7 p.m. -ID required Dance sponsored by Superior Volunteer Fire Department Proceeds go for equipment Not responsible for accidents Vestey Senior Meals Pro Monday, July potato casserole, dessert. Tuesday, July $ , salad, fruit. Wednesday, Ji ions or roast with gravy, hominy, cream. Thursday, July biscuits, cobbler Friday, July 11: potato, broccoli, Saturday, July 12, French toast with sage, eggs, Navy Seaman SOIl, recently to the Arabian Gulf 100 consecudve Operations Enduring Iraqi Freedom the guided Cowpens, for Arabian siles during mander, Cowpens movements of more from approximately 1 aircraft carriers. USS computer tem is the heart ing capability. ] erful radar that detect, track and fire on: targets at a time. Ferguson is a 20oz Lawrence-Nelson School and joined 2002. SHS students in tractor Four High School classes competed tractor driving con sity of Nebraska's day. The contest was 4-H high school Mechanical and Department Participating School students Rempe, Zach Rogers. a written exam, and back and a were administered a; est for Superior effort. The ne [t t for area youth will iy oils County Fair c test has three a rior FFA will !1 the trap shoot This activity will good to have . uvt,er to per!0rm.. " I HOURS I Wednesday and I 1:30-5:30 p.m. J Thursday, 4-8 p.n . I Saturday I 20 a'm''2 p'rn' L 410 1/2 N Central HEARS Signi~ from million transistors ~ chip smaller than a This processing hearing impaired aS MondaY, 1-5 453