Monthly Archives: May 2009

Volunteers Recognized At AMH

By Tammy Struebing, PR Dir. Antelope Memorial Hospital On Thursday, April 23rd, the 2nd Annual “Volunteer Tea” was held at Antelope Memorial Hospital. The volunteers...

Circle of Friends Discuss Leather Projects

The Circle of Friends 4-H Club met April 24th, at the Methodist Church in  Elgin.  There were 17 members present and also one guest....

St. Boniface Students Construct A Robot

The St. Boniface Kindergarten students are standing around the robot they constructed after reading and learning about machines in school.  They used trash and...

FFA Members Awarded Scholarships

The results of the 2009 National FFA Scholarship program were recently announced and three Elgin FFA members were recipients of scholarships.   This year approximately...

Syngenta Partners with Central Valley Ag Coop to Raise $5,000 For New FFA Program...

Syngenta Crop Protection and Central Valley Ag Coop raised more than $5,000 to support future leaders in agriculture.  The effort came through the FFA...

Pope John Prom Held Saturday

Tracey Eischeid and Josh Beckman were crowned Pope John 2009 Prom Royalty on Saturday evening, May 2. Coronation ceremonies took place in the Knights...

Boone County Health Center and Clinics Change Check-In Procedure

Patients will notice small but important changes the next time they check into either the hospital or one of BCHC clinics in Albion, Newman...

Pope John Competes at St. Edward Invite

The Pope John junior high track team competed last week at the St. Edward Junior High Meet.

Teaching Children to Save

Cornerstone Bank and the Wheeler Central 3rd grade class joined efforts to take part in National Teach Children to Save Day on April 21st,...

Crusaders Take Second At NVC Golf Tournament

EWING — The Niobrara Valley Conference golf tournament was held Tuesday, April 28, at Summerland Golf Course. Three strokes is all that separated the top...

Local Students Earn Recognition At UNL Honors Convocation

University of Nebraska-Lincoln undergraduate students were honored in conjunction with UNL’s All-University Honors Convocation April 26 at the Lied Center for Performing Arts, including...

Junior Crusaders Compete at Burwell Invitational Track Meet

Pope John athletes competed last week at the junior high track meet in Burwell. The girls team placed fifth while the boys team placed sixth.

Arbor Day Observed With Tree Planting

Plant a tree for Arbor Day.  The Elgin Public and St. Boniface Kindergarten students planted an October Glory maple tree in the Centennial Garden. ...

Crusaders Golf Team Places Eighth at Lakeview Invitational

Curtis Childers Places Sixth with an 80 COLUMBUS — Competing last week, the Pope John Crusaders golf team finished eighth out of 13 teams at the Lakeview...

EHS, PJ Athletes Win “Gold” at NVC Meet Saturday

The Eagles boys track team displays the plaque they received for finishing fourth at the NVC Track Meet held Saturday. Photo submitted

Death Notice – Kerkman

Theresa C. Kerkman, 102, formerly of Petersburg, died Monday, May 4, 2009 at the Wolf Memorial Good Samaritan Center in Albion. Funeral services are 10:30...

Death Notice – McKay

Lavaugne E. “Lou” McKay, 92 of Elgin, died Sunday, May 3, 2009 at the Boone County Health Center in Albion.   Funeral services are 1:30...

May is Vulnerable Adult Awareness Month

Last year there were over 10,000 reports of suspected abuse or neglect of a vulnerable adult in Nebraska, up from 7,000 reports in 2006. ...

Death Notice – Kerkman

Dean W. Kerkman, the son of William and Luella Kuester Kerkman was born December 31, 1943 at Tilden, Nebraska.  Funeral services were held May 1,...

Death Notice – Ollendick

Ruth Elizabeth Ollendick, 97, passed away Monday, April 27, 2009, at Faith Regional Medical Center in Norfolk, NE. Funeral services were held Friday, May 1,...