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Members of the Webber Wide Awake 4-H Club are (back row, from left) Kendra Tietjen, Tyler Marr, Haley Kussman, River Pavusa, (third row) Brent Kussman. Brice Kussman, Lacey Langer, Jill/an Worm, Jenna Langer, Elizabeth Quackenbush (second row) Lisa Boyles, Brett Boyles, Jennifer Jensen, (front) Lenden Worm, ,dalynn Quackenbush and Taran Zoltenko. to enter and see Aria' s Catholic Church. Esbon Kim was able to first hand see a water buffalo. Their crop is rice and the wa- Kim Davis has returned home from ter buffalo is their farm implement. a trip to the Philippines, where she had Rice is grown on a small acreage. Some accompanied her son, Blake, as he had of the rice is sold, but a good amount is traveled to bring his wife, Ana. to their taken to a rice mill for storage and as Jewell County farm home north of neededthey go to the mill to get some. Esbon. The young couple were mar- Rice is eaten at all meals, but Ana's ried Nov. 28. 2010, but it has taken this family hired someone to come m and long for all the necessary paper work to cook American food for the Davis' so be completed so that she could join they had food such as bacon and eggs. Blake here in the states. KimandBlake Kim said everyone speaks English on the first leg of their trip were two andall street advertising is in English. and a half hours late getting out of That was a help. They have Kentucky Kansas City. For some reason. Kim's Fried Chicken. McDonalds and other Bids for 2012 Trash Hauling luggage did not make the connection an fajledto make it onto, the plane in Deiroi,.flUggage didget t d ./ylani!! but late:.When k arrived, it  as brgaght to her at Alaminos City. It was trans- ported from Manilla by van and trans- similar U.S. businesses. They cook what we would expect them to have. bu{.some do ineluderice on their menus. Family and friends came in the night before the Davis' left as a going away get togeth'er and to say goodbye to Ana ferred for final delivery by bike with and her new American family. Ana side car; this being the main mode of and Blake celebrated their first wed- transportation in that country. When Kim and Blake arrived in the Philip- pines they were meet by Ana. her morn and dad, grandfather and two family members, Who came along in the rented van to assist Blake. While in Alaminos City, which is located in Pangasinan Province, the Davis' were taken to Lucup Beach, a resort area known for its 100 islands. There they stayed a day playing in the water, shopping and eating. Kim tried kalamari, better known to us as squid. They were able ding anniversary Nov. 28. After 21 years of driving back and forth to Jewell. that trip has come to an end for Irma Fogo. Don and Irma have sold their Jewell Grocery store to Kevin Thompson Kevin's mother. Donna, has worked for the Fogos' the entire 21 years they have had the store. That's not all. as she worked for the three previous owners, so she is very famil- iar with the business. Irma will fora wliile go to Jewdll as needed in an advisory capacity, but has told Kevin not to expgc(her on snowy days. She has made that trip almost daily since they bought the store all those years ago, so no doubt will notice a big change as she now will be mainly at the Esbon Grocery. Last week, I mentioned that Brett and Sha Callaway had enjoyed Thanks- giving with Brett' s family but that they had no change in their own family. This week I am happy to report that that has changed. Last Tuesday, Kelby Shane, a seven pound l0 ounce baby boy was born to Sha and Brett at the Mitchell County Health Center. Re- ports are that Kelby has a lot of blond hair. Jewell County grandparents are Janie and Burdette Callaway.'Kelby Is the l:5th grandchild for them. Great- grandmother is Ila Callawty, Mankato. New mother and baby are reported to be doing fine and were able to go to their home in Glen Elder Friday. Last Wednesday regular firearm season for white tail deer opened. Ei- ther sex is fair game. I do not know what the limit is but I for one hope every hunter gets that limit, as we have too many running our fields and roads. Right now it is als0 courting time for deer and they are on the run. So watch out as you are liable to see them on the move anytime of day. Sunday, Ione and Melvin Shipley met Ione's brother, Louis Andersen, and his wife, Della June, Minneapolis, at a restaurant in Beloit. The occasion HI I IIIII IIr Large or Small/ For All Your Printing Needs. Envelopes Flyers Sale Bills Stationary Invitations Programs Business Cards Announcements Carbonless Forms Computer Stationary Continuous Forms Graphic Design Brochures Superior Publishing Co. 148 E. 3rd Street Superior, 402-879,3.291 Neb. 68978 was to celebrate Louis's 80th birthday. Friends have received word that Albert Baker. Stratford, Texas. fell and broke a hip. and is hospitalized. Albert is also fighting heart problems. My latest report on Bill Peroutek is that he and Ida are enjoying their new apartment at Drury Place in Salina. An exceptionally special occasion was when their family all shared Thanks- giwng with them. They could have gone to a large room in the facility, but they chose to stay in their own apart- ment where they could enjoy a close family time together. There were 21 of them. Dinner and lots of visiting. The Esbon Lions Club met at the Village Cafe with a potluck supper Thursday night for their December meeil'ng. The speaier WaS A)' tJick. Belleville, who is the second vice- president of Kansas Lions. AI was born without sight and he told of how much the Lions programs had helped him through the years. As a child at the age of seven or eight, while attending a special school for the blind, he first became familiar with what the Lions Clubs were doing for the blind. As an adult he has been active in the organi- zation, having belonged to several clubs during the years. Wednesday we remembered Dec. 7. 1941 for its infamy and effect it had on all of us, who were of an age to remember the day and the disaster it brought to our lives and our world as i Sentricon Colony Elimination System .,..,. "EST CONTROL v we knew it. Hoping to catch our entire fleet in port, the Japanese commander struck on a Sunday, the day we would be most vulnerable. Thank goodness all of our ships were not in port. The attack, which was from the air, started at 0600 hours and continued in waves for probably three hours with the tar- gets being Pearl Harbor, Hickam, Kencoke and Ewa air fields: 2,403 lives were lost and 1,178 wounded. Three battleships were completely lost. They were the Arizona, Oklahoma and Utah. Many sailors were entombed in the ships and their bodies never recov- ered. At least two destroyers were sunk plus other ships that could not be re- paired. Some were used for repairing others. One-hundred-ninety-nine air- craft were destroyed, part of those were Navy and part Army Air Corps. Sunday, Mark Broeckelman went to Bogota, Columbia, South America, to visit his wife, Sandra. Paper work continues to hold up her moving to the states. Monday Burdette and Ianie Callaway made the trip to Salina to visit Bill and Ida Peroutek. Ione and Melvin Shipley were in Beloit where Melvin was keeping a doctor' s appointment. I Burr Oaky Glermys Barnes m Robin Baby received word from her daughter, Erin Hoffmeyer Zulkoski, that one of Erin's stories had been selected for inclusion in a book titled "Lost Children: A Charity Anthology." What began as a flash fiction challenge when Fiona Johnson and Thomas Pluck donated five dollars to PROTECT and five pounds to Children 1st for every story at Ron Earl Phillilps Flash Fic- tion Friday is now a book of the 30 best stories. Each story is no longer than 700 words. According to one review "stories in the anthology are disturb- ing, thought provoking, and will make you angry enough to hopefully do something about the abusive treatment received by far too many of the young and vulnerable in our world today." All proceeds from the purchase of the book go to benefit the two charities. The book is availableon Amazon.corn Gary, Penny and Aaron Turner were in charge of the Advent service at the Christian Church on Sunday. Pastor Richard Cox's message was entitled "Our Comfort is the Glory of God." His selected scripture reading was Isaiah 40:1-11. Answers to our adver- sities happen in God's time, not ours. He is always with us even though the answer may not come when we think it should. We can be certain that the Glory of God will be seen by all the world. All lives are precious to God and he wants everyone to spend eter- nity with Him in heaven,. We should beqifting up our voices, spreading the good word, "Fear not..behold your God." Cliff artd Glenny Barnes attended w61"sfiig)ice 6fi S tinday at the Con- gregatlotll Bble Church m Red Cloud. During the service their grandson. Kasev Ord. on leave after completing his Marine boot camp training, was recognized by the minister and was lifted up in prayer for the continued safety of his service to our country. After service the Barnes' joined Steffen B ames of Hastings,Diana, Jeff, Kasey, Keller, Patsy, Olivia and Thomas Ord of Guide Rock, for lunch at a Red Cloud restaurant. On Sunday Walt and Peggy Wil- son. Bob Hines, Cheryl Hillman. Cody, Renita and Bella Volker. Brenda Eakins. Tessa and Max McMains and Cliff and Glenny Barnes gathered at Pest Control & Lawn Service SERVING THIS AREA FOR OVER 50 YEARS! Insect-Rodent Control Monthly - Bi-Monthly & Seasonal ServicesAvailable 109 West 5th, Concord ia, Kan. 785-243-2554 * 1-800-748-8184 i i| i Deer Hunters Your trophy deserves the attention of '2001" World Champ/on Taxidermist Todd Kranau and Masterpiece Taxidermy "Check out our wildlife a/tistry at the Hock Hills High Gchool" Studio located in Blue Hill, Neb. Phone: 402-756-2550 Satellite office located near Burr Oak Phone: 402-469-0766 Thursday, December 8, 2011 the Gazebo Park to set up and decorate the Christmas tree, put up other deco- rations and lights and prepare for the 6 p.m. Christmas tree lighting. During the lighting ceremony members of the Junior American Legion Auxiliary pro- vided song books and sang carols at the Gazebo Park. Later those who wished could join the girls on a caroling trip around town. Cody Volker accompa- nied by Nate McMains drove a pickup pulling a trailer to take the carolers to the homes of several elderly people. Hay bales on the trailer and several heavy blankets provided a more com- fortable ride on a chilly evening. Fol- lowing the caroling, the group returned to the Gazebo Park where hot choco- late coffee, hot apple cider and cook- ies were available. Walt Wilson and Nate McMains provided fire pits which were kept burning until everyone left for their homes. This was the first year for the Christmas 'tree lighting event. Nate, Tessa, Mason and Max McMains attended the first Christmas tree lighting at the Gazebo Park in Burr Oak on Sunday. Gathering around the fire. watching as the lights were turned on, singing Christmas carols at the park, then riding around town caroling before returning to the park for hot chocolate and cookies. Nick, Kelley, Raef and Raegan Bunting of Billings, Mont., arrived at the home of Cheryl Hillman on Sun- day. While Nick has a three day job assignment at McCook. Kelley and the children will stay at Cheryl's and also visit other family members. Monday evening Cliff and Glenny Barnes, Jess/ca Barnes, Brynlee Man- ning, Cheryl Hillman, Walt afd Peggy Wilson and Nick. Kelley, Raef and Raegan Bunting attended a welcome home party for Kasey Ord at the bowl- ing alley in Red Cloud. Community club meets in Burr Oak Thursday, the community club met at the Burr Oak CommunityCenter for their monthly meeting. In the absence of Gloria Schlaefli, club president. Peggy Wilson. vice-pres-ident,called the meeting to order. Glennys Barnes read the minutes which were approved with one change. Prizes for the Christ- mas decorating contest will be $50 for first place, $30 for second place (not $35) and $20 for third place. Cheryl Hillman gave a treasurer's report. There is a balance of $1,374.45 in the account after paying for paint to refurbish Christmas cutout decorations, pmno tuning and drinks for the Veterans Day supper. It was decided to extend the cut off date for registering for the Christmas decorating contest until the day of the judging, which will be Dec. 16. Bob Hines aereed to help with the judging. THE SUPERIOR EXPRESS 56 Discussion was helcl on the tree light- rag. The community club was 'asked, and agreed, to furnish cups, drinks, cookies, and napkins for the Commu- nity Christmas drawing and Santa visit which will be held Dec. 17. Peggy Wilson reported that at a meeting of the local merchants it was decided to just have drawings f oi" gift certificates, hams and turkeys; with a one gift per family limitl A small gift and bag of candy willbe aVailable for each child who comes to sit on Santa' s lap and have a picture taken withiliirn. This will be a change from previous years. Discussion was held On a possible fund raiser to provide money for add- ing to the Christmas decorati0ns at the Gazebo Park for next tear. It was de- cided tohave a panCake-sausage feed Jan. 22. Members of the community: club will be contacting people to ob- tain help with the cooking and tolpro- vide griddles to cook the pancakes. ' There will be more discussion ori this at the January meeting. The meeting was .adjourned and those present helped pat up Christmas decorations at the community center. ; Attending and decorating were CherYl Hillman, Bob Hines, Peggy Wilson, Brenda Eakins, Cliff and Glenny ' Barnes. Dlspatcn y Richard Verhage i Greeters for Sunday worship':ser- vice were Rich and Marsha Verhage, Randy and Jan Vander'Riet. Beth Christian and children lit the Advent candle Sunday, morning. Passage Sunday .morning was Colossians 1:1-8, 28-29. Theme Sun- day morning was "Jesus our good " news." Passage Sunday evening was : Colossians 1:9-17. Theme Sunday o evening was "Jesus our King." (last week) Greeters for the Sunday worship service at the Dispatch Church Were Dennis and Mary Rotman. Greeters Sunday evening were Merle and Rose Nyhoff. Passage Sunday morning was Matt 25:31-46, Theme Sunday'mornmg was "Standing for the KirlgdomY " ) Sunday evening was a c0mmunity Thanksgiving service With the Downs Churches. Those taling part in" ser- vices were Pastors'Ge0rge Henry, Maureen Appenfeller, PJstor Pat and Father McCarthy. Passage sunday evening was Luke 17:11219. Theme was "True Celebrating." " ' Happy birthday to J[m Schlatter, Nov. 20: Pastor Pat. Steffen Keeps and Tarren Valeka. Nov.'25. Happy anniversary Greg and Kathy Skore. Nov. 20. The Jewel, County Commissioners  ......... :':i will take sealed bids for "=  .... I TRASH HAULING " r   for weekly pickup at the Jewell County Courthouse. I Hauler will provide one dumpster at the Jewell county Courthouse/ Bids will be opened Tuesday, Dec. 27 in the Jewell County Commissioners office. All bids must be submitted in sealed envelope marked "trash hauling bid" by 4:30 p.m. on Friday, Dee. 23 to the Jewell County Commissioners, C/O Jewell County Clerk, 307 N. Commercial Ste 5, Mankato, KS 66956. SA E LE- SAL EVERY.thing on Sale EVERY = Mattress and Foundation EVERY = sofa -- sofa Sleeper EVERY = Loveseat EVERY = Sofa and Loveseat with Recliner EVERY = Lane Recliner Rocker Wall-A-Way EVERY = Med-LiffLRecliner's EVERY = Refrigerator EVERY = Stove EVERY = Washer- Dryer EVERY = Big Screen and Small HD TV's EVERY = Douglas Dining Sets EVERY = Hutch andDining Sets EVERY = Nordic Hot Tubs and Spas EVERY = Item on Sale--Trade in allowance offered and accepted SOME = One of a Kind- Scratched Dents -- Odds and Ends/ Dick's Furniture & ApplianceS i  Downtown Mankato, Kan. 785-378-3123 i i ? ih'  ,,,