The annual Easter Egg Hunt will be held Saturday, March 26 in Bartlett. Registration will be from 1:30-2 p.m. Divisions will be: 0-4 years, five years to Kindergarten, 1st and 2nd graders and 3rd and 4th graders.
The event is sponsored by Bibs and Boots Cafe, Cornerstone Bank, Hoffman Trucking and Wheeler County FCE.
Plans continue to be formulated for Elgin’s annual Wild Game Feed.
This year it will be on a Thursday (March 17) at Boomerangs.
Those attending can expect a variety of dishes prepared by local cooks.
This year, plans are for pheasant, duck, rabbit, quail, venison, wild hog, elk and many other dishes.
There is no charge to attend and enjoy the food.
If you would like to bring a wild (or tame) dish, salad, dessert or casserole, contact organizers Phil Kluthe (402-843-5538) or Jerry Mundorf (402-843-8089).
The date for the annual Elgin Community Club Easter Egg Hunt is rapidly approaching! The egg hunt will be held Saturday, March 19, at Elgin City Park, beginning at 11 a.m. Be sure to come early to register.
Should conditions force the egg hunt to move indoors, it will be held in the Elgin Public School “old” gym.
Make plans to attend this annual event.
Donations to the Elgin Area Community Foundation annual scholarship drive continue to come in.
New donations were received last week from The Elgin Bargain Box, Allan & Doris Kluthe, Tony & Nicole Levander, Gene & Mary Jane Boes and from Dennis & Priscilla Blair.
This year, as in years past, the Elgin Area Community Foundation, who oversees the fund drive, will be able to get matching funds for all funds raised before April 30. The match is given by the Col. Barney Oldfield and Vada Kinman Trust.
Persons wishing to contribute to the scholarship fund can send their donations to Elgin Scholarship Drive c/o Elgin Area Community Foundation, P.O. Box 345, Elgin, NE 69636-0345.
March 4, 2016 by lmorgan · Comments Off
Pope John finished second and Elgin High School took third at the Niobrara Valley Conference - East Speech competition held Monday at Niobrara.
Clearwater/Orchard won the competition with 311 points, Pope John was second with 236 followed by Elgin High with 211, Verdigre finished fourth with 191 points and Ewing had 140 points.
Results for Pope John were:
First place — Marie Meis, informative speaking; Marie Meis, persuasive speaking
Third place — Brody Hupp, extemporaneous speaking; Scott Moser, entertainment speaking
Fourth place — Karissa Dicke, informative speaking; Emily Seier, Erin Beckman, Nicki Payne, Shantel Preister and Sydney Kerkman, oral interpretation of drama; Karissa Dicke, persuasive speaking
Fifth place — Brianna Hupp, oral interpretation of poetry; Nicki Payne, extemporaneous speaking
Sixth place — Lexie Heithoff, Lizzie Mlnarik, Maria Bartak, Terri Seier and Whitney Walker, oral interpretation of drama
Superior — Scott Moser and Brody Hupp, duet acting; Maddie Dilly, entertainment; Wenting Yu, poetry
Excellent — Brianna Hupp, humorous prose; Lauren Seier and Maddie Schrage, duet acting; Maddie Dilly, serious prose
Elgin High School
Results for Elgin High School were:
First place — Alois Warner and Kenny Bush, duet acting; Alois Warner, Kenny Bush, Taya Voborny and Zoey Bergman, oral interpretation of drama
Second place — Leslie Linares, entertainment speaking
Third place — Dylan Widger, Kira Widger, Leslie Linares, Lydia Behnk and Morgan Carpenter, oral interpretation of drama
Fourth place — Dylan Widger, oral interpretation of poetry
Sixth place — Katie Polk, oral interpretation of serious prose; Lydia Behnk, oral interpretation of humorous prose; Taya Voborny and Zoey Bergman, duet acting; Katie Polk, persuasive speaking
For the complete story, see the print edition of The Elgin Review