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SCC Beatrice Practical Nursing Program Student Organization Receives Award

Southeast Community Colleges Beatrice Campus Student Licensed Practical Nurse Association recently was presented the Student Organization Impact Award by the Licensed Practical Nursing Association of Nebraska.

The award was presented at the Oct. 17 luncheon of the LPNAN Convention. Dominique Jones, Level 2 class president, and Tasha Traylor, Level I class treasurer, accepted the award.

The award goes to the student organization which has demonstrated commitment to its field of study, participation in community service projects, attendance at the state convention, fundraising and overall interaction between students in the program. This impact award recognizes the student nursing organization that has succeeded in strengthening the relationship between its program and community.

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Hebron/Thayer County Court Report

Hebron and Thayer County, Compiled Nov. 1

Marriage license

Cory Joe Voss, 25, of Bruning, and Samantha Blake Harl, 26, of Bruning; married Oct. 26 in Bruning.

Robert James Jackson, 23, of Enterprise, Kansas and Sara Marie Hintz, 21, of Enterprise, Kansas; married Oct. 26 at Grace Lutheran in Thayer County.

Real Estate

Oct. 24: Great Western Bank to Hergott Enterprises Inc.: Part of Lot 8 in Block 9, original town of Hebron.

Oct. 25: Kent M. Williamson and Jacqueline J. Williamson to Jerome S. Williamson: Lot 1, 2 and 3 in Block 1, original town of Belvidere; Thayer County, and the East 150-feet of the North 80-feet of Block 1, original town of Belvidere.

Oct. 28: Estate of Maxine Lois Reeves (Susan Keim and Jerry Keim; personal representatives) to William Clifford Reeves II: Lot 12 and Part of Lot 11 in Block 3, original town of Deshler.

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Foot Traffic PermittedOtherwise Park is Closed Until May

Lustrous shades of bold yellow and gold trees lining the roads winding through the quaint town of Alexandria in Thayer County, have delivered an almost magical peak fall season during the first week of November. Just around the towns northeast corner, about three miles to the east/northeast, emerges a brilliantly-hued wonderland of autumn foliage all dressed-up in its Nebraska best at the Alexandria State Recreation Area. The park, which has been emanating plentiful shades of yellow, gold, and burnt-orange colored trees, is welcoming walk-in visitors, although there are new restrictions prohibiting any drive-in traffic through Spring 2014.

A sign is posted just inside the entrance to the Alexandria State Recreation Area, stating, This park area is closed: September 16, 2013May 1, 2014. No vehicle access allowed. No services provided. Walk-in access only during this period.

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Jefferson County Art Guild News

Jefferson County Art Guild met Monday evening, Oct. 28 at the Art Guild Studio in downtown Fairbury. President, Lacey Searing presided at the meeting. Hosts for the evening were Betty Slagle and Twila Porter. 16 members answered roll call by telling what was our favorite food for Thanksgiving. Future plans include participating in Fairburys Parade of Christmas Trees in December at Wallys Hospitality Room and holding a Gift Wrapping workshop at the Studio on December 13 and 14, hours 5-8 p.m. On Friday and 9-12 on Saturday. Materials will be provided.

The Christmas ornaments created at last months meeting will be on sale at DECEMBERS FIRST FRIDAY EVENING. Guest artist for Monday was LaVeda Fry with a beautiful display of her tiny beaded art objects and pictures, hand-crocheted bookmarks and pincushions, harbanger-stitched items, and memorabilia pictures of patriotic themes (all created from tiny, tiny multi-colored beads).

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Social News

The Rock Creek Wranglers 4-H Horse Club

The Rock Creek Wranglers 4-H horse club met on Oct. 13, 2013. Horse practice and meeting was held.

Attendance was eight members, six visitors, and two leaders.

Members received pins for initiation. A ceremony was held for installing officers. The officers lit candles.

Demonstrations were preformed by Frederick Kujath, Erin Kujath, and Brianna Weers.

New business discussed was Christmas caroling for the assisted living.

Brianna Weers provided drinks. Erin Kujath provided snacks.

Meeting was adjourned. Next meeting is scheduled for Nov. 10, 2013. Reported by Karly McCord.

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Plymouth News -- Angie Zulauf

St. Pauls Ladies Aid of Plymouth met Oct. 31. The chosen opening hymn was A Mighty Fortress is Our God. Pastor Bortulin then gave the lesson on Reformation Review 101 and some Lutheran Theology.

President Marge Schmidt then called the meeting to order. The minutes of the previous meeting were read and approved. The treasurers reports were given. Happy Birthday was sung to Pastor Bortulin. Eleven members answered roll call. Pastor reported that Ella Nispel will be returning to her home on Monday, Nov. 4. The joint Reformation service will be held Nov. 3 at York at 4 p.m. Bring a covered dish to be shared at supper after the service. The Evangelism Committee is planning a food drive for Blue Valley to be held on Thanksgiving. He reported the St. Pauls students grades 4-8 had attended the Nebraska volleyball game Oct. 30 and had been shown on television several times. There being no further business. The meeting closed with prayer. Angie Zulauf was the hostess.

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Narka News

The Narka community extends greatest sympathy to Marvin and Donna Shoemaker as their great-grandson, Kyle Allen Shoemaker, infant son of SSG Rex and Kaitlyn Shoemaker of Fountain, Colo., died at birth on Oct. 28, 2013.

Betty Edwards celebrated her Nov. 4 birthday Saturday with Tim and Peggy Galloway of Beatrice and Michael, Kelsey, and Maddex Gaston of Kearney, joining her for lunch at her home. They joined other family members at the Narka Hall Saturday evening for a birthday supper. Also joining them were: Lisa Fikar and Steve and Aaron Seyfert of Wilber; Marge Lane and Larry Huffman of Fairbury; Courtney, Mercedes, and Davyn VanNortwick of Belleville; and Adam Allison of Mahaska. Melvin and Estel Edwards, Doug and Kitty Edwards, Jim, Kelley, Spencer, and Jared Edwards, Alberta Simmons, Mike and Vicky Holly, Rick, Amanda, and Samantha Simmons, and John Simmons, all of Narka.

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Rick and Phyllis Waltemath

Rick and Phyllis

Waltemath

The children and grandchildren of Rick and Phyllis (Fishell) Waltemath would like to honor them with a card shower for their 50th anniversary.

They were married November 14, 1963 at the First Methodist Church in Hastings, Neb.

Send greetings to 826 N Cedar, Hastings, NE 68901.

32p

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Mr. David K. and Marjorie J. (Krause) Wieland

Mr. David K. and Marjorie J. (Krause) Wieland were married Aug. 25, 1963 in Fairbury, Neb.

Their children, Teresa Howell and Henry Curtis Wieland are having a 50th Wedding Anniversary Surprise Dance for their parents on Nov. 16, 2013 at the Elks Lodge 525 G Street in Fairbury.

The Dance is from 7-11 p.m. All family and friends are invited to help make this special evening for the couple.

Your presence is your present.

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Robert Milius and Donna Fink

Robert Milius and Donna Fink were united in marriage at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Hebron, Neb. on Nov. 9, 1963. To them three children were born, Steven, Sandra, and Melinda.

Their children and families would like to honor them with a card shower for their 50th Anniversary.

Cards may be sent to 56105 719th Rd., Fairbury, NE 68352.

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