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2A THE SUPERIOR EXPRESS Thursday, August 12, 2010 I II Area Happenings i iii ' , ,,, The next recycling day hosted by the Superior Agricultural Education Department will be from 8 a.m. to noon Saturday, Aug. 21. in the Supe- -riot High School south parking lot. Members will be accepting aluminmn and newsprint for recyclifig. Bill Miller, a gospel pianist from Norfolk, will present a concert starting at 7"p.m. Sunday evening at the Supe- rior Church of Christ. The concert wi,ll include hymns for all ages of listeners. He has taught music on the college level and traveled with a number of college music groups. He has also trav- eled the Midwest as the accompanist for gospel quartets. Two activities of special interest to senior citizens are scheduled for Supe- rior. The monthly toenail clipping clinic will be held from 2 to 3 p.m. Wednes- day at the Vestey Center, A legal aid visit has been scheduled for Sept. I at the Vestcy. The Nuckolls County Se- nior Services office Js coordinating both events. Grandmas on the Go presented a program this week at the Vestey Cen- tel The members include Betty Schirmer. 83. from Kenesaw. She plays the upright bass. auto harp and does vocals In addition she is a vohmteer teacher in the kindergarten and first grade class, plays with two ot her bands and has v.ritten and published a book. Teressa Franklen, Wood River. has an antique shop, plays a musical saw and stags. Karol Cavanaugh plays a 12, string gtutar and sings, Jeanette Schmidt plays a hammered dulcimer and mandolin, and Peg Vansant plays a hammered dulcimer. The Express Policy The Express will publish en- clgagement announcemertts, wed- ing photographs and accompa- nying informa don 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- dinkithough-- The Express does not charge for publishing the pictures 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 i n an invitation display ad near the bottom of the 'page. There is a 15-cent per word charge for !nclu- sion in the "You're Invited col- umn on page 3. Information received in Writ- ing by 4 p.m., Monday, isgiven preference for inclusion in that week's paper. The Express reserves the right to edit and condense all copy submitted. - ii i i i m .. ' The Red Cross BloOdmobile will vist the Nelson City Auditorium ffdm 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Wednesday and the Lawrence Legion Hall on Friday, Aug. 20. from noon until 6 p.m Sally Uhrmacher and Carol Eckles are sched- uling Nelson appointments. At Lawrence Maureen Menke and Sharon Pallas are booking the appointments. Mr. and Mrs. Travis Thieme.Nicho- las. Cameron and Laken. of Channahon. Ill. have been guests of their grandmother and great-grand- mother, Margaret Simonsen of the Su- perior Manor. Joining them on Satur- day and Sunday evening for dinner were Bruce and Linda Ful lerton. Jared and Rebecca Fullerton. Sophia, Becky Fullerton and Jason Poppe, Kyalin and Bryler. all of Superior. who are all relatives of Travis and his family. Arlet Schiermeyer of Superior and her daughte{'. Diane Schiermeyer of Chanute: drove to Kankakee. Ill.. last week'to discover more information about their ancestral heritage. They located the address where Dorothea Peterson, Arlet's great-grandmother. lived after she immigrateddmm Den- mark. They also visited with a number ol' distant cousins still living in that area. On the way tolllinois, they toured the Dani ,h Immigrant Museum in Elk Horn. Iowa. The annual swimming party spon- sored by Lhe DARE program will be held from 6:30 to 8:30 Friday evening at the Sugcrior Municipal Pool. Kin- dergarten through high school students are invited. Its about time for school to start. For both the Lawrence-Nelson and Superior districts, the first da) of classes will be Wednesday. Superior expects slight increase in school enrollment Continued frol Page I A a wind energy grant. The re01ution to apply for a wind energy grant generated considerable discussion. The total cost of the project s approximately $19.000. Up front, the local district must contribute $1.500. If the grant is funded a 45 foot wind turbine would be constructed near the school The wind turbine would produce minimal energy. "Probabl) only enough to power a computer," Supt Isom said However, it should allow students to acquire an under- ,-,tanding of wind resource assessmem and skills tO process wind dam: an understanding of basic aerodynamics, understanding the basic operation of wind generators, understanding of grid connection issues, understanding of siting tssues and an introduction to wind energy economics and public policy. The board unanimously approved applying for the gram. However some questioned the long term conmJlmenl related to repmr and liability. CREST THEATRE &VIDEO MOVIE SHOWTIMES: VIDEO HOURS: Friday, Saturday & Sunday Friday and Saturday: 5 to 10 p.m. Aug. 13, 14, 15,7:30 p.m. 9 p.m. Salt Running time: 1 hour 49 mintltes Accused of being a Russian spy, Evelyn Sail goes on the run using all her skills as a covert operative to stay one step ahead of the CIA. Starring Angelina Jolie. Liev Schreiber, Chiwetel Ejiofor and Andre Braugher. Despicable Me Running time: 1 hours 35 minutes A master villain planning the world's biggest, heist has just met his greatest challenge: three little girls name Marge; Edith and Agnes. Starring Steve Carell, Jason Segel. Russell Brand, Elsie Fisher and Ken Jeong. COMING "AUGUST 20: DISNEY(S THE SORCERER'S APPRENTICE I ISSN 0740-0969 Superior Express .Periodical Postage.Paid at Superior, Neb. 68978 Bill Blauvelt ................................. Publisher Subscription Rates, payable in advance: One year in Nebrask a ......... :. .............. $24.00 One yearin Kansas.:. .......... : ................ $25.50 (Includes sales tax of area where being delivered) Elsewhere in United States ................. $35.00 To Our Readers We welcome the submission of information and pictures for publication ha this newspaper. Please submR only informati..:n and pictures for which you have the right to permit the newspaper to use and publish. All submissions require the name mad address of the person submitting. All' photographs submitted-to the newspaper may be published, used and distributed in print of electronic editions of the newspaper. Thank you for your cooperation. Published every Thursday by Superior Publishing Company, Inc. 148 East Third Street. PO Box 408, Superior, Nebraska 68978 E-mail: tse@supenrne'em Selected portions of the newspaper available on the web at su peciorne cqLn Postmaster: Send addre, ss charzges zo: The Superior Express PO Box 408, Superior, Nebraska 68978 Telephone: 402-879-3291 FAX: 402-879-3463 CCC learning centers open for fall Classes The learnmg centers are operated by Central Community College- Hastings for individuals who want to continue their education close to home, Students complete the courses on an individualized basis th rough the use of books, study packets, videotapes, CDs and other technology. Learning center managers provide any needed assis- tance and serve as contacts with the CCC faculty. Courses will be available in 34 pro- gram areas through the learning cen- ters during the fall semester, which begins Aug. 23. For more information about specific courses, contact the learning center maMger or visit the CCC Web site at www learningcenter. At Lawrence, regstratlon may be completed by contacting Linda Kohmetscher. The learning center will be open from 7 to 9 p.m. on Mondays in the Lawrence-Nelson Elementary School Library At Nelson. registration may be com- pleted by contacting Debbra Tmudt. The learning center will be ()pen from 7 to 10 p.m on Wednesdays in the Lawrence-Nelson High School Li- brary. At Red Cloud. registration may be completed by contacting Joan Reznicek. The learning center will be open from 4 to 7 p.m. on Wednesdays in the Red Cloud Elementary School office. At Superior, registration may be completed by contacting Cindy Thornton. The learning center will be open from 6 to 9 p.m. on Mondays and Vickie Shuck watch minnow races Three generations of the Arlyce Cox (middle. standing) family have served in the U.S. Army: (left) as son. David Cox. Belleville: a grand-son. Nick Cox, Fairbanks. Alaska: and a grandaughter. Missy Nielsen, Superior. Arlyce Cox, is formerly from the Superior area. Scott and Austin Nondorf (back to camera), Garrett Uecker, Kenny Garst, John Uecker, Catera and Malraca Nondorf at Lovewell Marina, part of the Lovewell ake Fun Day activities. Saturday. Free Saturday, Aug, 14 This event 4-7 p.m,: Nelson Swimming Pool sponsored 8-t 1:30 p,m,: Hiatt's Trucking aSci'p (across from Velvet Rose on Hwy. 14) Special Guest: Ricky Simmons Former Husker & professional football player. Come meet him and hear his story! Call Cindy with questions, 402-879-5959 _ _--- =l i I' Vestey Senior Meals Program iiiii August 16 through August 20 Monday: Swiss steak, baked po- tato. steamed cabbage, 7-Up salad, apple nut muffin, watermelon. Tuesday: Roasted turkey, glazed sweet potatoes, broccoli, cranberry" sauce, wheat bread, pumpkin bar. Wednesday: Roast. beef. potatoes and gravy, carrots, creamy cucumbers, Watergate salad, dinner roll. cake and ice cream. Thursday: Baked pork steak,boiled buttered potatoes, tomato/zucchini cas- serole, mandarin oranges, wheat bead. Friday: Grilled cheeseburger, let, tuce. tomato, onion, pickles, potato salad, baked beans, frozen fruit salad. L I I School Menus ' Superior School Menu Aug. 18 through Aug. 20 Superior Elementary Wednesday: Ham and cheese with bun. baked chips, peach cups, veggies and dip, pudding. Thursday: Hot clog, baked beans. "iears sherbet pop. Friday: Crispito, green beans, maca- roni,and cheese, watermelon. Superior High School Wednesday: Ham and cheese with bun or turkey and cheese with bun. baked chips, pudding. Thursday: Hot dog with bun or bar- becue pork with bun. baked beans. sherbet pop. Friday: Crispito or hot pocket, green beans, macaroni and cheese. Superior women participate in WELCA opp Teresa Christensen and Susan Watson. both from Superior. were among 31 women from across Ne- braska who participated in a Women of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in American Saved to Serve Opportunity at Carol Joy Hulling Camp near Ashland. The women helped "deep clean" the camp to prepare for the retreat season al"ter the summer camping sea- son closed Friday, Christensen and Watson worked with fourother women scrubbing bunk beds and .nattresses, andwashi ng windows, walls and floors in 10 bunk houses located in the ranch area of the camp. A high light of the weekend servi ng retreat for the women was attending a quilt auction held annually at the camp. This year more than 385 donated quilts were auctioned off-and more than $80,000 was raised to benefit the camp and center. During a breal in the quilt auction. a delegation from Lutheran World Relief headquarters in Baltimore, Md,, participated in the blessing of 37,000 health kits .cq0si.sting of a towel, wasli cloth, soap. toothbrush, comb nail clip- per and band aids. During the summer, campers as- sembled 32.000 of the health kits as a serving component of their camp ex- perience. These kits are being sent to Haiti to help individuals maintain per- serial hygiene in the aftermath of the earthquake there. The remaining 5.000 were broughl to the quilt auction from ELCA COla- gregations across Nebraska and are to be used in a new health program to fight malaria. John Nunes, president of Lutheran World RelM', expressed his gratitude /br the partnership tbr Carol Joy Hulling Camp andthc people of Nebraska l:or the unprecedented gift of so many health kits. He indicated that in a typi- cal year about 110,000 health kits are HOURS: Wednesday and Friday ,'. 00:3o-5:3o p m Thursday, 3-7 p.m. i/" Saturday 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Nifty-Thrifty Shop 410 1/2 N Centrai Su0eri0r. Neb. Starke I%ouncl Barn Presents Barnfest 201() Saturday, August 21, 2010 Admission S10.00 Adult S5 Child under 12 * Gates Open at 10:00 a.m. Schedule of Events 10:00 - Floriani Corn & Butter Churning - free samples while they lastl 11:00 - How (andwhy) to UseOrganic'Methods in Your Garden, a discussion with Cheryl Long, editor in chief of "Mother Earth News" magazine: 11:00 - Guided tours of the barn :,)te') 12:00 - Tractor pull begins ( N ties 1:00 - Cider pressing 2:00 - Kentucky Rye Band - Mulekickiff toe tappin' bluegrass 3:00 - Just for kids - kites, cats cradle, willow whistles 4:00 - How (and why) to Use Organic Methods in Your Garden 4:00 - Guided tours of the barn 5:00 - Supper on the farm - pulled pork or.beef brisket with all the trimmings, cooked at the site! donated from all locatioqs. Another highlight of the weekend was a series of devotions led by Parish Miniswy Associate Shirlc) Daire, Ahna. Dairc encouraged participanls {o expand lheir view of sacred spaces to inchtde their work environment., to use daily activi- ties such as combing ones hair as re- minders to pray and to use objects such as prayer beads to help increase mental focus during prayer times. The group completed the weekend activities by attending a worship se]'vice together at American Lutheran Church in Ashland and had a brunch tlere. TOENAIL CLIPPING CLINIC FOR THOSE 60+ WEDNESDAY, AUG. 18 2 p.m.. 3 p.m. Vestey Center , Superior, Neb. For information, call 402-879-4691 Sponsored by Nuckolls County Senior Services and Brodstone Home Health DEWEESE FALL FESTIVAL Saturday and Sunday, Aug. 14 and 15 Saturday, Aug. 14 Antique Tractor Pull Pulling starts at 11:00 a.m. Details, Dave Babcock (308) 380-3104 Sunday, Aug. 15 Demolition Derby @ 2 p.m. Details Call Jim Hansen {402) 984-5960 ATTENTION DRIVERS 12:00 p.m. Check-In Nebraska Unified Rules * Fisher & Hansen Officiating 1 Pickup With Trailer Per Car In Pits Expanded Pit Area Hard Luck Winners Adrances To Championship Payout To All Finalists *"t Place Car Demo - $1,000 Bands In Town Both Nights