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West Nile positive mosquitoes collected in Webster County The South Heartland Dislrict Health Department (SHDHD) reported mos- quitoes collected in Webster County have tested positive for West Nile vi- rus. The mosquitoes were trapped by South Heartland staffon June 25. These are the first south central Nebraska mosquitoes to test positive for West Nile virus in 2013. They were col- lected from within the city limits in Red Cloud. Health director Michele Bever re- minds people that infected mosquitoes can pass the West Nile virus to humans and other animals including birds and horses. '`There have not yet been any laboratory-confirmed cases of West Nile infedtion reported in humans in NebraskSthis season. However, know- ing that we have positive mosquitoes here in our area is a reminder to take precautions that will reduce your chances of mosquito bites." SHDHD submits mosquitoes for testing from 10-12 sites in Adams and Webster Counties. "Mosquitoes be- come infected with West Nile virus by biting infected birds," said Bever. "In addition to monitoring West Nile virus in mosquitoes, the health department tracks the number of human cases con- firmed with West Nile infection and submits dead birds for testing." So far in 2013, no dead birds submitted from Adams, Clay, Nuckolls or Webster counties have tested positive for West Nile virus. Symptoms of West Nile Virus in- fection can range from mild to severe. While 80 percent of people who are infected with West Nile Virus don't show any symptoms at all, there is no way to know in advance whether you will develop mild symptoms or a more serious, life altering, or even fatal case of the illness. About 20 percent of people who become infected experience mild ill- ness with symptoms such as fever, headache, and rash. Approximately one in every 150 people infected with West Nile virus'will experience more serious symptoms such as high fever, neck stiffness, disorientation, muscle weakness, coma, numbness or paraly- sis. West Nile infection can be fatal. Previously, the highest number of human cases in the South Heartland District (Adams, Clay, Nuckolls, Webster counties) was in the 2003 season, when 179 laboratory-con- ., firmed cases of West Nile infection were reported. Desiree Rinne, health educator for South Heartland, reminds people to practice the "Four Ds" for protection against West Nile infection: • Dusk to dawn - stay inside when mosquitoes are most active. • Dress to protect- by wearing long sleeves and pants when mosquitoes are active. • DEET - Use an approved mos- quito-repellent, such as one containing DEET. • Drainstanding water around your property to discourage mosquitoes from breeding. HOURS: Wednesday and Friday 1:30-5:30 p.m. T 'ursday, 3-7 p.m. Saturday 10 a.m.-2 p.m. II By Ivalee Jacobitz Hogue, Warneking Will hold August wedding in Kearney Judy Schroer visited Peggy Cassell last Wednesday afternoon. Saturday, Mr. and Mrs. Wayne Hoelting and family were supper guests of Peggy and Don. Muriel Follmer played cards and attended the birthday party at the Se- nior Center last Tuesday. Thursday, Muriel, Selma Ferguson and LaVera Meyer were coffee guests of Trish Rasmussen. Brenda Awsiukiewicz of Omaha came Friday for the weekend. Supper guests in the Muriel Follmer home were Lacey Follmer of Grand Island, Kelsey of Lincoln, Mr. and Mrs. Den- nis Follmer and Betty Adamson. Brenda Awsiukiewicz met classmates Laura Karmazin, Sally Drudik, Pare Wehrman and Jeanette Wolfe at the coffee shop Saturday for visiting and refreshments. Les and Carol Warneking of Supe- Joining Muriel and Brenda for sup- rior are pleased to announce the en- per Saturday were Mr. and Mrs. Gary gaeement and uncomin~ marriaee of Follmer, Evie Olsen, Kathy Follmer, ~tr daughter, Jennifer ~knn, to Rya~~ Mr. arid Mrs. Jason Follmer and faro- Edward Hogue, son of Carolyn Hogue ily. Brenda returned home Sunday. ofFallsCity, and Ed and Donna Hogue Mr. and Mrs. Nathan Follmer and of Upton, Wyo. family of Lincoln, Neb., called on Jennifer attended Superior High Muriel Sunday on their way home from School. She is a graduate of Hastings the lake. College with a bachelor's degree in Marlys MeClure visited Parn Riley biologyandtheUniversityofNebraska last Wednesday. Friday, she went to Medical Center in Omaha with a doe- visit Mr. and Mrs. Mike Honeycutt, to tor of pharmacy degree. She is em- see their granddaughter. ployed as a pharmacist at Holcomb Saturday, Marlys attended a bridal Pharmacy in Broken Bow. shower hosted by Kayla Baumbach Ryan attended Dawson-Verdon and Stephanie Jacobitz for Sylvia High School. He is a graduate of Peru Grijalva, who will marry Heath Korb State College with a bachelor's degree, in December. in education and Donne College with a Mr. and Mrs. Nick Jacobitz, Elij all, master's degree in educational leader- andlvaleeJacobitzwere Sunday guests ship. He is employed as the assistant of Mr. and Mrs. Josh Jacobitz and secondary principal and activities di- Natalie. Nick and Melissa remained rector for Broken Bow Public Schools. overnight. An Aug. 10, 2013 wedding is Evan and Emily Jacobitz visited planned at Holy Cross Lutheran Church last Monday with Ivalee Jacobitz. Last in Kearney. Tuesday aftemoon Mrs. John Jensen was a guest of Ivalee for watermelon. .... ~ Saturday night Donna and Ivalee at- tended the big band performance in E-Subscription Rates Red Cloud. Donna's sister, Connie Lane of FREE to current subscribers Oregon, and three children and niece $5 a j/ear for nonsubscribers Malissa McCartney of North Carolina came July 14 for several days and ~ [~~ nights with Donna and husband, John Jensen. Phone: 402-879-3291 Jeanette Wolfe stopped to visit tee@superiorne.com Ivalee and brought fresh garden treats PO Box 408, Superior, Neb., 68978 Saturday while in Nelson The families of Loren and LaVern & Janice Bohling wish to honor their parents for their birthdays with a card shower. Send cards and letters to their homes or call to wish them a Happy Birthday in-person Loren Bohling LaVern & Ja'nice'Bohling 183 Rd 5500 944 Birch Rd Chester, NE 68327 Byron, NE 68325 785-237-8675 il mpe Nifty-Thrifty Shop 410 1/2 N Central • Superior. Neb. The Express Policy The Express will publish en- gagement announcements, wed- ding photographs and accompa- nying information without charge. Wedding pictures should be pub- lished soon after the marriage cer- emony Dates will be omitted if more than six weeks after the wed- ding. Although The Express does not charge for publishing thepictures and stories, they reserve the right to give space preference to couples who purchase their wedding invi- tations, programs and other sup- plies from The Express. Anniversary pictures are pub- lished with a report after the obser- vance. Pictures may be included in an invitation display ad near the bottom of the page. There is a 15-cent per word charge for inclu- sion in the "You're Invited" col- umn on page 3. Information received in writ- ing by 4 p.m., Monday, ]s given preference for inclusion in that week's paper. The Express reserves the right to edit and condense all copy submitted. m On Wilt be 100 On Thursday, Aug.29 Celebrate with us at an Open House Sunday, July 28 from 2-4 p.m. St. Joseph's Catholic Church (southwest entrance) Cards may be sent to 1710 N. Idaho #303 Superior, NE 68978 Richard J. [] OUr D.D.S. Creating Exceptional Smiles Taking Appointments Friday and Saturday for Dr. Richard Mazour New patients welcome Crowns and Bridges Dentistry for the entire family Partials and Dentures Tooth colored fillings Root Canal Treatment Extractions Combining Cosmetics and Necess!ty No Charge/or Consultations 235 East 4th St. * Superior, Ne 158978 (402) 879-3192 www.mazourdental.¢om ACCEPTING VISA MASTERCARD DISCOVER CARE CREDIT Superior Lions Club Peach and Pear rundraiser Orders due by Friday, July 26--Last week to Order Pick up date will be mid-August or when peaches are ready Proceeds go to community projects Pears Peaches (New this year) *33 per 20-lb. Lug s33 per 36-Ib, Lug To order or for moreinformation contact any Superior Lions Club Member: , Vicki and Jim Petrie, 402-879-3896 or 402-879-5767 Dan and Terry Scott, 402-879-3925 or 402-879-3501 Dannie and Phyllis Dey, 402-879-4957 I Campbell, Brazil Couple plans July 20, wedding ceremony Kaitlin Campbell and Matthew Bra- zil, both of Lincoln, Neb., will be united • in marriage Saturday at Trinity Lutheran Church in Grand Island. Parents of the future bride are Brett and Tami Campbell of Grand Island. The future bridegroom is the son of Gregg and Deb Brazil of Superior. Kaitlin graduated in 2007 from Grand Island Senior High School. In 2011, she graduated from Nebraska Wesleyan University with a bachelor of arts degree in psychology. Kaitlin is employed by the State of Nebraska as a children and family services special- ist. Matt graduated from Superior High School in 2006. In 2010, he graduated from the University of Nebraska-Lin- coln with a bachelor of science degree in finance. Matt is employed as a com- mercial loan specialist with Nebraska Bank of Commerce. Doing for people what they can and ought to do for themselves is a danger- ous experiment. In the last analysis, the welfare of the workers depends up- on their own initiative. Whatever is done under the guise of philanthropy or social morality which in any way lessens initiative is the greatest crime that can be committed against the toil- ers. Let social busybodies and profes- sional "public morals experts" in their fads reflect upon the perils they rashly invite under this pretense of social welfare. Dorris Clark, secretary, and Elaine Madsen, treasurer, gave their reports. LaMira Mueller lead a devotion before the Mites of Mission offering. There was sewing at the church yesterday and games at the Good Sa- maritan Center, July 25. The birthday song was sung to Carolyn Jensen and the anniversary song to Heather Dahl. Hostesses were Karen Christiancy and LaMira Mueller. The next meeting will be at 1:30 p.m., Aug. 14. Thursday, July 18 20~3 THE SUPERIOR EXPRESS 3A LWML members Mike and Ruth Pearce, Danny and gather for meeting Olive Hill Linda Jackson were supper guests of Paul and Linda Hutchinson. Lutheran Women' s Missionary By Rosemary Hasemeyer Loma Wilton ~vas asupper guest of League met last Wednesday at Cen- tennial Lutheran Church. Carolyn Hymns sung during the Olive Hill TerrYsuperiorandcafeJaniCein observanceMCCutche°nofLoma'at as Meyer and Jony Dahl gave a report on Church Sunday school hour and wor- birthday. the Lutheran Women's Missionary ship service were"Day by Day," "Till Kennedy, Kerrigan and Kannon League convention they attended in the Storm Passes By," "I gm Thine O Cool, York, Skylar and Teagan Cool, Pittsburg, Pa. Lord.""SpiritoftheLivingGod."'Tne Spperior, were Tuesday through Sat- The business meeting was con- Bond of Love" and "Family of God" t day houseguests of their grand- ducted by Carolyn Meyer, president, with GloriaSchaefli accompanyingthe Roll call was answered by 10members congregation on the piano. Beverly mother, Twila Cool. Twila went to and one guest telling what they liked Frost was song leader. Pastor Davi l Clay Center, Neb., last Tuesday and best about the county fair. Watters brought the children's story picked up Kennedy, Kerrigan and Kannon. Their mother, Michele, and message. Special music was by the brought them to Clay Center and met Nora By Helen Gebers II I Mary Ann Meyer and Helen Gebers attended a card party at the home of Lars and Bonnie Pedersen near Supe- rior Wednesday evening. Marvin and Virginia Lewis attended a card party at the Nelson Community Center Tuesday afternoon. Thursday afternoon they attended the funeral for Marietta Stenson at Centennial Lutheran Church in Superior. Last Saturday afternoon Rhonda Vork visited Melba Lynch. Wednes- day Melba accompanied Soren and Rhea Thomsen to Hastings. Theresa Kulek accompanied them for lunch. Roger and Sue Williams, Lance Williams and Tyler Williams of Ohiowa attended the wedding of a rela- tive in Jeffersen, Colo., during the weekend. Clay and JacksonWilliams attended swimming lessons at the Nelson swim- ming pool last week. Diane Gebers attended a bridal shower for Stacey Smith at St. Peters Lutheran Church in Davenport S un- day afternoon. Readers of this newspaper are in- vited to share their stories and pictures on the The Superior Express Facebook page. i Medical Benefit for Harold Kramp uly 21 4 to 7 p.m. Centennial Lutheran Church 9th and Dakota Street o Superior, Neb. Hamburgers, Hot Dogs, Beans, Chips and Desserts. Free Will Offering. Supplemental funding provided by ivent Financial for Lutherans, Mid-South Nebrasl