Monthly Archives: May 2009

Pope John Places Sixth at Hwy 20 Golf Tourney

BASSETT — Pope John finished sixth at the Highway 20 Golf Invitational held on May 11.

Eagles, Crusaders Qualify for State Track Meet

ALBION — A large contingent of athletes will be representing Elgin and Pope John Central Catholic at the state track & field championships this...

Death of Jeanne Stehly Sloan Noted

Helen Schmitt of Wisner was recently informed of a death that may be of interest to fellow readers. Jeanne Stehly Sloan died peacefully in...

Hwy 14 Assoc. Meets in Nelson

Allan Sole, owner of Al’s Hardware of Nelson, was on hand at the Highway 14 Association Inc. meeting held at The Old Book Coffee...

Death Notices – Hopkins, Arehart and Salber

Funeral services for Bonnie Jean Hopkins, of Lincoln, will be held Saturday, May 23, 2009, at 10:30 a.m. at the United Church of Christ...

Memorial Day Luncheon Set

The American Legion Auxiliary and VFW Auxiliary will be hosting a lunch at the KC Hall on Memorial Day following the Memorial Day services....

Auxiliary to Place Poppies on Members’ Graves Friday

The American Legion Auxiliary, Elgin Unit 229 will be putting poppies on the graves of deceased members on Friday, May 22 at 6:00 PM....

Principal, Two Teachers at EPS Let Out of Contracts

Fishers Headed to Ravenna; Simpsons Returning to Burwell Elgin Public Schools will be looking for two new teachers and an administrator in the coming weeks following...

New Arrivals – Sackschewsky

Twin daughters were born to David and Julie (Kuester) Sackschewsky. Alexa Rose (5 pounds, 14 ounces) and Britton Ruth (five pounds, six ounces) were born...

Pope John Track Team Competes at LHF Invitational

Pope John athletes brought home medals after competing at the Lindsay Holy Family Invite held at Battle Creek last week.

Eagle Boys Fourth, Girls Eighth at St. Edward

ALBION — Elgin was among 15 teams to compete Wednesday, May 6, at the St. Edward Invitational held at Boone Central High School.

New Arrivals – Lichtblau

Damon and Carrie Lichtblau of Lake City, Minn., are the parents of a baby girl, Abigail Beverly, seven pounds and 20 inches long. She...

Vacation Bible School Dates Set

Grace Lutheran, Neligh, invites everyone to an ocean-themed Vacation Bible School (VBS) on May 26-30. Beginning Tuesday, kids from prekindergarten through eighth grade are invited...

AMR Coming to ERPPD Customers

  Elkhorn Rural Public Power District is launching a two-year project that will bring automated meter reading (AMR) to district customers.

Auxiliary Awards Scholarship

The American Legion Auxiliary, Elgin Unit 229 has announced the recipients of the Nan Lehr $200 Scholarships.

Elgin High School Results For ESU #8 Art Show

The EHS Art students entered work in the annual ESU #8 Invitational Spring Art show at Neligh. They earned 24 ribbons that included five...

Oakdale Cemetery Cleanup Day

Cleanup day at the Oakdale Cemetery will be held Saturday, May 16. The rain date will be Monday, May 18.

Death Notices – McKay & Kerkman

Lavaugne Ellen McKay, daughter of Leslie Clifford and Sylvia Pearl (Evans) Wheeler, was born December 20, 1916 near Spalding, NE. Funeral services were held Thursday,...

Legion Auxiliary Meeting Set

The American Legion Auxiliary, Elgin Unit 229 will met Tuesday, May 19 at 7:30 pm at the home of Marjorie Beeson.  Plans for Poppy...

Scholarship to Eischeid

Melissa Eischeid, a student at the University of Nebraska- Lincoln, was recently awarded the Gordon F. Culver Scholarship for $500.  This scholarship is awarded...