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Totally Smoked

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C.B. Snider, of Totally Smoked BBQ, checks a pan of ribs Saturday at the Bonham Theatre Project Blues Festival fund raiser in downtown Fairbury.

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Boy Scouts travel to Nebraska National Guard Aviation Facility

Scouts with Pack 303 and their families traveled to Grand Island for a tour of the Nebraska National Guard Aviation Facility. This facility contains the CH-47F Chinooks, and UH-72 Lakotas. They were Able to climb inside the aircraft and see what it might be like to fly in one. Assisting with the tour were CW2 Justin Chadwick, SSG Burton Vculek and SPC John Bartel.

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Plymouth News -- Angie Zulauf

Neumann Graduates

Brianna Neumann, granddaughter of Marvin and Gladys Yost, graduated from Truman State University in Kirksvill, MO Staurday, Dec. 14, 2013. She is the daughter of Wade and Renee Neumann of Eureka, MO.

She graduated magna com laude and received a Bachelor of Science degree in Exercise Science and a minor in Business. She plans to continuer her education in Food Science or Nutrition.

Local News

The Plymouth Silver Circle met Jan. 21st with 10 present. It was decided to eat lunch at 12:30 p.m. at Goobs on Feb. 4th before playing cards. Ten point call for your partner pitch was played with Alverta Wells having the high score and Darlene Rehm was second high. Elaine Schroeder served dessert in honor of her birthday.

Vernon and June Weichel attended the open house for Frank Kosmaceks 90th birthday Jan. 25th at the Berkeley Family Center in Fairbury.

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Plymouth Cloverleaf 4-H Club Jan. 26, 2014

The Plymouth Cloverleaf Club held a meeting Jan. 26, 2014 at 2:00 p.m. at the Plymouth Community Center. The meeting was called to order by President Megann Freese. A demonstration was done by Megann Freese.

Old Business included a thank you to everyone who donated cookies for the Bloodmobile in December. Our club collected 717 pounds of food for the food bank in December. Thank you to the members and Sara Bortulin for making Valentine centerpieces for the Legion Auxiliary.

New Business started with election of officers, they are President, Megann Freese, Vice President Hannah Strein, Secretary Madelyn Plitzuweit, Treasurer Madison Freese, News Reporter Brevin Damrow, Historian Grace Plitzuweit, Recreational Officer Anna Schmidt, Environmental Officer Andrea Bortulin, Health/Safety Officer Trevor Hueske, Flag Bearer - Kenzie Strein. Club Leader Ann Freese installed the new officers.

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Ahl Named to Clarkson College Deans List

Ahl Named to

Clarkson College Deans List

Omaha, Neb. Jan. 27, 2014: Clarkson College is please to announce Shalyse M. Ahl was named to the fall 2013 deans list.

Ahl is pursuing a Bachelor of Science degree in Nursing. She is a Student Ambassador. She is the daughter of Dennis and Janet Ahl.

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Social News

General Squires VFW Aux 3113

The Aux came to order at 7:00pm with President Joyce presiding. Guard Susan closed the door and conductress Marge checked 10 members cards. Chaplain Linda gave opening prayer. Patriotic Instructor LaDonna gave patriotic instructing. We all said the Pledge to the Flag.

President Joyce opened the meeting. Secretary Zona read the previous minutes and they were approved. Treasurer Cynthia gave the treasurers report and it will be put on file.

President Joyce read the General orders #3. Correspondence was read by Zona, the Patriot from Dept. Midwinter Conference will be Feb. 14 and 15 at the Holiday Inn in downtown Lincoln. Friday, Feb. 14 will be Legislative Day. District 6 meeting will be Feb. 23 at the Beatrice Veterans Club and starts at 1:00pm.

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Diller News

Diller News

Merry Moderns

The Merry Moderns met on Wednesday, Jan. 8, 2014 at Diller Community Building with Senior Diners. After lunch, Jane called the meeting to order with light members present. Judy gave two readings. Jane presented an interesting look back at the clubs 61 year history. The club began in 1953 with four charter members Irene Pretzer, Sue Steffen, Cathy Garrels, and Frieda Fasnacht. The club flourished and is still a part of the community today.

Robbyn read a thank you from the Hope Crisis for the Christmas donation.

During the afternoon, members enjoyed a show and tell sharing the varioius crafts and projects they enjoy making. Then party favors were assembled by the group for Diller-Odell Seniors card party in February.

A tasty lunch was served by Phyllis.

Diller Seniors

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Narka News

SSG Rex A. Shoemaker, son of Frank & Lynette Shoemaker, Marysville and stationed at Fr. Carson, Colorado has been presented a Steel de Fleury medal of honor. It is given by the Corps of Engineers to honor those individuals who have provided outstanding and significant contributions to Army Engineering. SSG Shoemaker and wife Kaitlyn, and children, Aaron and Mashea live in Fountain, Colorado. Rexs grandparents are Marvin and Donna Shoemaker.

The de Fleury medal is an award of the Army Engineer Association and was named in honor of Francois-Louis Teissedre de Fleury, a French engineer in the U.S. Continental Army during the Revolutionary War.

Bill and Lorene Holloway were in Salina Monday for the memorial service of Warren Merrill at the Sunrise Presbyterian Church. Warren attended High School in Narka. He was married to Rose Marie Graham of Narka in 1961. Following cremation, there will be an interment at the Mahaska cemetery in the Spring.

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Hergott birth

HERGOTT Brandon and Erin Hergott of Lincoln are proud to announce the birth of their baby boy, Sullivan Joseph Hergott, born Jan. 16, 2014 at St. Elizabeth Hospital in Lincoln, weighing at 8 pounds 7 ounces and was 21 inches long. Grandparents are Susan and Bill Hergott and Kerry McManigal of Lincoln. Baby Sullivan was welcomed by big brothers, Elijah, age 11 and Carter, 16 months.

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80th Birthday Card Shower James Williams

80th Birthday Card Shower

James Williams will be 80 on February 5th. Help Jim celebrate his special day by sending a birthday wish to 70725 561st Ave. Fairbury, Neb. 68352

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