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NICHOLSON

Eric and Ashley (Harre) Nicholson of Fairbury are parents of a baby boy, Killian Blaze Nicholson, born Feb. 25, 2011 at Jefferson Community Health Center in Fairbury, weighing 7 pounds and 10½ ounces. He was welcomed home by a brother, Adrian and sisters, Haylee and Scarlett. Grandparents are Alan J. Harre of Milford, Jolene I. Franzen, Dave and Betty Nicholson, all of Fairbury and Cyndi Snyder of Raceland, La. Great-grandparents are Carl and Dee Waltke of Fairbury.

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DREES

David and Brooke Drees of Norfolk, Neb. are proud to announce the birth of their son, Beckett David Drees, born Feb. 8, 2011, he weighed 8 pounds and was 20½ inches long. He was welcomed home by a sister, Cambrie, 14 months. Grandparents are Galen and Sondra Drees and Rod and Julie Jonson. Great-grandparents are Pat and Dale Koehler, Bud Jonson and Arvis Porath. Great-great-grandmother is Esther Buske.

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KREBS

Jessi and Mandi Krebs of Bellevue, Neb., would like to announce the birth of their daughter, Ella Shay Krebs, born Feb. 26, 2011 at Midlands Hospital in Papillion, weighing 7 pounds and 7 ounces. Grandparents are Bob and Vicki Frerking of Beatrice, Steve and Faith Jones of Adams, Jim and Susan Krebs of Denver, Colo. and Bill and Jo Gallan of Lutz, Fla. Great-grandparents are Leona Krebs of Denver and Angie Zulauf of Plymouth.

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Belated Christmas Reunion Held

The family of the late Edwin and Rosa Schroeder gathered at the Plymouth Community Center on Feb. 12 for their annual belated Christmas reunion. Hosts for the reunion was the Allen Schroeder family.

Those attending were Tom Schroeder, Jacob and Mallory of Manhattan, Kan., John and Lynne Costin, Will and Martha, of Lincoln, Gail and Sharon Schroeder of Hebron, Katie Schroeder of Wilber, Randy and Amy Thimm, Alex and Marcus of Roca, Jim and Jeanette Schroeder, Gina Schroeder, Wayne and Elaine Schroeder, Marilyn Freese, and Tim Schroeder, all of Beatrice, Steve and Stacey Freese and Grant, Jay Schroeder, Tresa Worster, Lukas and Faith, Cari Schroeder, Ethan Schroeder, Rachel Wilkens and Allen and Elaine Schroeder, all of Plymouth.

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Spring Workshop To Be Held In Beatrice

The Jansen Trinity Ladies Aid and Lutheran Women's Missionary League met March 1, with eight members present.

The Bible study "Taking A Stand To Kneel" was led by Pastor Ostrgen

The business meeting was called to order. A thank you was received from the Lutheran braille workers. The Beatrice Zone Spring Workshop will be April 2 at St. Paul's in Beatrice.

Doris Ruhnke read a reading taken from the Quarterly "Grandma's Blog" for Christian Life.

The meeting closed with the Lord's Prayer.

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Lenten Luncheons Begins March 16

Ten members of Disciples' Women of First Christian Church and Pastor Ron met at the Fellowship Hall of the Church for an afternoon meeting March 2. Joan McKenzie was hostess.

Ruth Schmidt presented the lesson "Children Front and Center" telling of children in Africa.

Ash Wednesday services will be at Zion UCC on March 9 for a joint service. The Lenten Luncheon, March 30, at the church was discussed. Lenten Luncheons will begin March 16 at the Methodist Church.

The next meeting will be 6 at the church with Marlene Houtwed hostess.

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Plymouth News--Angie Zulauf

Stan and Mary Hueske returned recently from their motor trip to visit relatives. Their first stop was in Grand Junction, Colo., to visit Rod and Nina Hueske. They traveled to Phoenix, Ariz., where they visited daughters and families, Matt and Sherry Murphy and family and Lee and Annette Morrell and family. Another stop in Arizona was at Lake Havasu where they visited Mary's sister, Bill and Glenda Janney. They then went to Austin, Texas, where they visited Gary and Nann Overbeck. En route home they stopped to visit Delbert and Carol Hueske in Mound Ridge, Kan.

Catherine Jurgens, daughter of Alan and Tracy Jurgens of Plymouth has been named to the highest honors (GPA of 3.75 or higher) at Nebraska Evangelical Lutheran High School in Waco, Neb.

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Sleeping Beauty-A Rock'n Roll Fable For The Ages This Is Definitely No Sleeper!

On Friday, March 25, and Saturday March 26 at the Tri County High School Auditorium, watch as a young princess is put under the spell of a jealous old woman-a spell that puts her to sleep for 500 years! Join the Missoula Children's Theatre and over 50 students from second to eighth grades from Tri County in an original musical production of Sleeping Beauty.

This production is part of the Missoula Children's Theatre's unique international touring project and is presented locally by the Tri County PTO, The Hevelone Foundation and Norris Public Power Operation Round-Up.

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Narka News-- Estel Edwards

Ten Pieces were guests of Rep County Long Term Care, singing a program of gospel music for their annual Valentine party. Performing were: Charles Joy, Pam Gallion, Jan Thomas, Marvin and Donna Shoemaker, Loren and Sharon Mach and Charlene Nevitt.

Valentine's Day was celebrated at the Belleville Health Care Center with music by 'The Reruns', Walter Molzahn, Larry Stephens, and Melvin Edwards, performing Valentine songs following the romance of a young couple through meeting courtship and life ever after followed by refreshments of valentine cupcakes. Bill and Lorene Holloway of Narka joined the fun as guests of their parents, Vearl Holloway and Leona Joy.

Randall Stinemetz stopped by on Feb. 17, on his way back to Iowa to visit Dick and Barb Lachman. The three enjoyed lunch in Fairbury. On the Feb. 18, Mary and Elmer Stinemetz of Hanston stopped at the Lachman's for the night on their way to Iowa.

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Blood Profiles To Be Offered At JCHC

Complete blood profiles will be offered by Jefferson Community Health Center on Friday, March 25.

Blood profiles will be offered on Friday, March 25, from 6 a.m. to 10 a.m. in the Southwing Education Room at Jefferson Community Health Center, 2200 H St. The complete blood profile will cost $45. The screening will be offered by appointment only. Fasting is required prior to the blood screening. Confidential reports will be available at the Jefferson County Home and Garden Show at the Jefferson County Fairgrounds on Saturday, March 26.

The complete blood profile includes:

• Comprehensive Metabolic Profile and Lipid Profile - This group of tests tells about heart, liver, kidney and sugar levels in the blood. The cholesterol is fractionated into low- and high-density levels, and gives the person's coronary heart disease risk.

T4 -- Basic screen for thyroid function.

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