Arthur Craig, Michael Dux and Martin Yost, Jefferson County Commissioners, completed a three-day workshop conducted Feb. 8-10, by the Nebraska Association of County Officials. The workshop addressed some of the more significant proposals currently being considered by the Nebraska Legislature and other topics pertaining to responsibilities and duties of county boards.
Donald Uher of Daykin and Jeffry Hays and Diane Wellsandt, both of Diller attended the 27th annual Nebraska Emergency Medical Services Association (NEMSA) Winter Conference on Emergency Care, Jan. 14-15 in Kearney. The event was sponsored by NEMSA, Central Community College and the Nebraska Health and Human Services Emergency Medical Services Program. Classes were offered on autism, disaster triage, EKG interpretation, hoarding, severe traumatic brain injury management, and trauma assessment.
Adrian and Deeann Byrd of Lincoln would like to announce the birth of their son, Skyler Ron Byrd, born Feb. 10, 2012. He is welcomed home by a sister, Kayla, 7½ and a brother, Ty, 5. Grandparents are Myron and Marion Schwisow and Nancy Byrd.
The Alzheimer's Caregivers Support Group will meet on Monday, Feb. 27, at 6 p.m. in the Solarium Conference Room at Jefferson Community Health Center.
The program will be a DVD, "Caregivers," about caring for people in different stages of Alzheimer's Disease. We will be watching Part 2. The program is designed so segments can be watched individually.
A support group is a gathering of people with common problems, needs and interests which allows them to share their feelings, thoughts and experiences in a combined effort to survive the shared problems. It may include family members, caregivers, friends and other individuals interested in sharing information and giving and receiving support.
Those who have been diagnosed with Alzheimer's Disease themselves are also welcome to attend the meetings.
Dale and Teresa Seidel of Burwell and Scott and Marilyn Hein of Fairbury would like to announce the engagement and upcoming wedding of their children, Sara Lynn Seidel and Trevor Marshall Hein.
Grandparents of the couple are Joan Sheets of Sargent, Norris and Shirley Jean Schoen of Fairbury.
Seidel is a 2002 graduate of Burwell High School and a 2007 graduate of Peru State College with a bachelor's of business administration. She is currently employed with USDA Rural Development in Lincoln.
Hein is a 2001 graduate of Fairbury High School. He is currently employed with Lester Electrical.
The couple is planning an April 14 wedding at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Burwell.
The Narka Reruns, Walter Molzahn, Larry Stephens, and Melvin Edwards, shared valentine music with the residents and their families on Feb. 12, as part of their Valentine party.
Several from the Narka area joined the Munden community for a delicious pork chop supper sponsored by the Zion Evangelical Church at the Community Hall. The diners were treated to Barber Shop Music by "What A Discovery", Paul Chop of Munden, Mike Linden and Patrick Seiben of Concordia, and Harry Tepon from Salina along with a message from the church and thank you gifts to special helpers of the church from Karen Johnson.
It was a musical weekend around this area. On Feb. 17, in Cuba, the Salt Creek Playboys entertained many from the area with good country music and dancing. Following by Doodly Squat from Lincoln, Neb. Doodly Squat entertained the crowd with great music to listen to and dance.