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Couple surprises community during hay r(g,00k ride Two Superior residents surprised their church family and community Saturday afternoon, during an annual hay rack ride at Zoltenko Farms, when the hay rack ride turned into a wedding ceremony. Robert Rioh, 45, formerly of Southern California, got down on one knee to propose when the hay rack ride paused in the midst of a tree-lined pasture, as cows and people looked on. The bride, 43-year-old Kathy Yohe of rural Nebraska, and a long-time member of Church of Christ in Supe- rior, was excited earlier this fall when the pastor suggested an impromptu proposal and wedding. Pastor Jeff Collins told the couple a surprise wed- ding during the annual hay rack ride would be something that would be long remembered. As tractors pulling about 60 guests wound through fields and pastures, stopping in a remote spot, Rich got down on one knee, asking for Yohe' s hand in marriage, as her family and their surprised guests watched. "My parents had an idea that we would get married," said Yohe, "however, we were able to keep it a secret until the morning of the wedding." Yohe and Rich wanted to keep the wedding plans a secret; however, weather conditions mandated that they spill the beans because her parents otherwise might not have made it out that day. Her parents were both shocked and excited to learn Saturday morning of the plans for the day. About 5 p.m. Saturday Pastor Collins stood up and asked if Rich had a question. It was then that the public proposal began. Rich asked his bride- to-be if she would not only marry him, but marry him at that very moment. Yohe said yes to both questions, as they exchanged wedding vows and rings as their surprise guests laughed and Cried. The wedding ceremony was fol- lowed by the annual church potluck held at Zoltenko Farms, complete with hot chocolate and a roaring campfire with s'mores. "It was perfect," agreed the couple. "It was exactly what we I i Jenny's REESources By Jenny, UNL Extension i Last week Sally Mackenzie gave a phenomenal presentation with the title "Beyond GMOs to a More Honest Dialogue about Our Food." Regardless of how you feel about GMOs, this presentation provides great information and thought for future dis- cussion. It is long, but as I've shared the link, many have responded with how thankful they were they took the time to watch it. The archive may be viewed at: http://heaermannlectures." At 2:30 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 5 at The Cornhusker in Lincoln. U.S. Sec- retary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack will present "Rural America: New Mar- Lets, New Understanding, Unlimited Opportunity." The third annual Broadband Con- necting Nebraska Conference, coordi- nated by the AIM Institute, will be held on Oct. 16 and 17 at Younes Conven- tion Center in Kearney. The focus of the conference is to explore the poten- tial of broadband technologies to pro- mote economic and community growth for Nebraska. An agenda and registra- tion link can be found at http:// The conference breakout sessions highlight best practices in using high speed interact. Session themes include: marketing through broadband, data and information security and business man- agement through broadband. A gen- eral session on Thursday will explore what communities can do to attract broadband to their area. This general session will feature providers and com- munity members. A youth track session will befea- ' tured this year. The session will feature three interactive sessions for students to explore IT careers, 3-D animation and GIS/GPS technologies. Strengthen the Home- Strengthen the Family Marriage on the Rock A Bible -based DVD Series Sunday nights  5 p.m. (NO night church on the 4th and 5th Sunday of the month) Foundation of marriage Financial intimacy How to disarm destructive behaviors Remarriage ...... And More Children" Church and Nursery Available Living Faith Fellowship Church Mr. and Mrs. Rich wanted.., our friends and family in a relaxed and fun atmosphere, without the pressure and expense of planning a wedding." It was a hay rack ride no one will ever forget. The couple will reside in Superior, with their two children, Seara and Cambree. Jackson hosts Bakers Dozen Club meeting The Bakers Dozen Club met last Tuesday in the Superior Good Samari- tan Center' s Sunshine Room with eight members present. Evelyn Jackson was the hostess. President Elaine Guilkey called the meeting to order. She reported a baby quilt had been donated to the Hope Pregnancy Center. One of the remain- ing quilts will be donated to Mary Applegate to use in her room at the Good Samaritan Center. For roll call, each member took an antique and told about how it had been important in their lives. Elaine Guilkey will be he hostess for the Nov. 5, meeting. Superior Bowl League Standings Men's leagues Results-Week 4 of 26 09/30/2013 Industrial Leasue Won Lost Pct Trucking 15 1 93.8 Brazil Construction 14 2 87.3 Dbl G Cattle 10 6 62.5 Lovewell Marina 4 12 25 Superior Insurance 1 11 8.3 Season: High scratch game: Phil Simonsen 201, Ben Bargen 190, Dave Fullerton 188. High scratch series: Phil Simonsen 518, Dave Fullerton 51 l, Wayne Thomas 484. Women's leagues-First half Results of Week 6 of 30 010/03/2013 Classical Leaque Won Lost Pct Ortman Insurance 19 5 79.2 Tuckers 17 7 70.8 Ideal 11 13 45.8 Blind 0 0 0 Season: High scratch game: Jill Bauer 202, Cindy Meyer 197, Mel goltenko 192. High scratch series: Jill Bauer 507, Mel Zoltenko 479, Cindy Meyer 469, Linda Tucker 469. Results of Week 6 of 30 10/202/2013 Hairpin League Won Lost Pct Central National Bank 15 9 62.5 Delka's Garage 14 10 58.3 Scott's TV 13 11 54.2 SU(HHrior Bowl 12 12 50 9 15 37.5 LovewelIMarina 9 15 37.5 Season: High scratch game: Jan Ehlers 201, Lexi Saathoff 195, Tracy Gunn 188, Jennifer Jensen. High scratch series: Lexi Saathoff 517, Jan Ehlers 491, Mary Sawyer 471. Oak Creek Crafts Fall Woods  40% Off FRONT PORCH ANTIQUES 132 E. 3rd, Superior, Neb. 402-879-5567 Sodbusters camp at Hebron Park The Republican Valley Sodhnsters held their Sept. 20 to 22 campout at the Hebron City Park with Shirley Rippe and Bennie Smith hosting the event. Campers enjoyed beautiful weather for the weekend and got in much visiting. Friday evening started with a cook-out with each camper supplying their own meat for the grill and an accompanying dish to share followed by a relaxing evening catching up on the activities of the group. Saturday morning began with pan- cakes, sausages and scrambled eggs prepared by the hosts. Some members spent their morning relaxing and visit- ing while others ran errands. In the evening the group shared a pot luck supper with more food than they could possibly eat. Supper was followed by a business meeting and a reminder the new year would be planned and offic- ers would elected at the October meet- ing. It was reported that 7 recreational vehicles and 13 campers were present for the Retirees Campout. The remain- der of the evening was spent playing cards. Sunday morning the group had cof- fee and rolls at camp before attending the worship service at Grace Lutheran Church. At lunch time they feasted on the leftovers from the Saturday pot luck before packing up to go home. The next meeting will be held at the Nuckolls County fairgrounds Oct. 18 to 20 where a building will be available for use on a chilly October evening. Members with names staring with S to Z are to bring sandwiches or a desert. New campers are always welcome to httend one of the Republican Valley Sodbusters' campouts. Thu'rsday, October 10, 2013 THE SUPERIOR EXPRESS 3A The Superior High School band marched in the Harvest of Harmony parade in Grand Island Saturday. The band is under the direction of Allison Bradv. Chamber Ambassadors presented a Clear Dollar of Profit to Hanel Veterinary Clinic, P.A- Professional Association. Pictured (from left) Larry Brittenham, John Price, Jr., Camie Kroeger, Dr. Eric Harms, Dr. Clem Neely, Dr. Brock Hanel (owner), Dr. Jim Jochim, Valerie Mickelsen and Matt Blum. We Print Caps 1,2,3or4 colors of ink The choice is yours Many styles to choose from Superior Ptablishing Co. 148 East Third, Superior, Nob. 402-879-3291 I f Breastfeeding Class Saturday, Oct. 26, 10 am to noon 1050 Washington Superior, Nob. To register for the class, please email Jen Bruns at jbruns @ Or call Brodstone Memorial Hospital 402-879-3281 Future classes will be listed on the monthly calendar posted in the Express Breastfeeding Support Group 1050 Washington Superior, Neb. 1st Tuesday of each month at 7 p.m. 3rd Thursday of each month at 10 a.m. 315 N. Central Ave., Superior, Neb. Call Brodstone Memorial Hospital 402-879,3281 j . 402-879-381 , , Nuckolls County Courthouse willbe closed Monday, Oct. 14 in observance of Columbus Day 1 Now is a good time to dvide garden perennial plants Garden perennials, such as purple coneflower, tall sedum and garden phlox add color and beauty to any landscape. To keep perennial plants healthy, gardeners should divide them every three to five years, and ,with winter just around the comer, now is a good time to get started, said Sarah Browning, a University of Nebraska- Lincoln extension educator. "We usually have cooler, moder- ate temperatures in the fall with good rain and several months of growing time for root development before win- ter," Browning said. Plant roots continue to grow until the ground temperature is below 40 degrees. Homeowners may have noticed dead sections in the middle of their perennials, along with decreased blooming, which are common indica- tors that a plant needs to be divided. To divide plants, the preferred method is to dig up the plant and then cut the original crown intosections, Browning said. Make sure each sec- tion has at least one growing shoot. Bigger divisions result in faster plant recovery and blooming. "You are trying to keep it in more of a young, juvenile state so that it is actively growing," Browning said. "The crown will get bigger and bigger every year." Take care to prevent plant roots from drying out during the digging and dividing process, and water plants im- mediately after transplanting. After that, new plants need to be watered at least once a week for 3 to 4 weeks. "Perennials need to stay well wa- tered while they are trying to get rees- tablished," Browning said. Finally, apply a2 to 3 inch layer of Wood chip mulch to hold moisture in "When you are dividing a peren- the soil and keep plant roots cool. nial' the gal is t remve anY ld' dead r _ J sections of the plant crown and divide Office Supplies it into several new divisions that you Superior Publishing Co. can replant in the garden," Browning . 148 E. Third St. ,i.iI. i ,:f i'Li;.',r., " i ,,," .... ...... "  Superior 402-879-3291 > e'- Full Service Yarn & Gift Shop Hours: Tuesday, Wednesday & Friday: 10 ram, to S p.m. . [ ,Thursday: 10 8 p,m.. Saturday: 10 a.m.- 2 p.m, I : CLOSED SUNDAY & MONDAY 336 N.Central, Superior, Neb. =., 402-879-0151 j Saturday, Oct. 19,i[ '" [' .... "90th B " "ay Superior ...i', .... .: .... l" " l ,] Hardwa:f C L.ta., . Superior, Nell..--402-879-41!9 ) A card Shower is requested for 250 N. Central Ave.,, dist Church ' Sarah (Schott) HarveYTuesday, 0ct.15 Annual Harvest FestiVal:?-;.. Sunday, Oct. 27 ~ 5:30t0'7:30 p,m. Republic Community Center ., Flee I/{1 Republic,Ka n. Oo,tatio HANDICAP ACCESSIBI, E '' : Serving: , . X Smoked Pork Chops Cheesy potatoes Salad bar .q] Roll. Pie. Coffee and Tea , ! Country Store opens at 4.30,; ..... .., : ' ./! which includes a silent auction ....... Saturday, Oct. 26 00llk Prizes for Best Costume 1"11[ "= Live Band:.' One Eyed Willie,& the Boys 9 p.m.- 1.,a.m., S u peri or VFW :: '. 118 South Central. Superior :,: Neb: I HOURS:  ] We,'tnesday and Friday 1:30-5:30 p.m. "'"';: T:ursday, 3-7 p.m. Saturday 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Nifty'Thrifty !] Shop 41012 N Central Superior, Neb. Cards may be sent to her at: i :'1 710 Idaho St. Rm. #408 i Superior, NE 68978 -- I v v -- v v Time for the party and you're invited to join us! Cash in with our . tl?,, birthday CD special during October. : Please Join us for Cake on llllamdlllmaJll Friday, October 18 th 11 E, gfll 41 I N. National Street, Superior . National Bank Men or L e Member FDIC eyfi fi I "1 tl A