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Donate Blood in Tecumseh on January 2

Healthy individuals are needed every day to maintain an adequate blood supply for patients in need. Once a donor has made the commitment to give blood, it is important to take a few simple steps to prepare and help ensure a good donation experience.

The American Red Cross recommends getting a good night’s sleep, drinking an extra 16 ounces of water, eating iron-rich foods to maintain a healthy iron level and consuming a low-fat meal before donating.

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Cheerleading Program Recommended at Sterling Schools

Kaylee Lafferty of Sterling gave a presentation on having a cheerleading program at Sterling Public Schools to kick off the Sterling Board of Education meeting on Monday, December 16.

According to Lafferty, having a cheerleading program would give more opportunities, build more Sterling School pride, and allow more recognition of the school’s activities and athletics. Lafferty talked about the impact cheerleaders could have on Sterling Public Schools. Cheerleaders would be positive role models for younger kids. There would be increased community outreach, and having cheerleaders would increase Jet Pride. Cheerleaders would provide representation as well as being a support group for the Sterling Boosters. The Cheerleaders would be responsible for hosting pep rallies, cheer clinics and other activities. Cheerleading is a way for girls who are not active in sports to keep active and in condition.

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JCC Board Considers Community Initiative to Improve Child Care

Sue Borcher and Lisa Othmer opened the December 11 meeting of the Johnson County Central Schools’ Board of Education with a presentation on a Community Initiative to Improve Child Care. According to Borcher, the Tecumseh community does not have enough facilities to provide child care for children under 3 years old.

“We want to work with the school, the hospital and other agencies within the community to find out what will work best for the community,” said Borcher.

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JCC had “Giving Trees”

JCC had “Giving Trees”

This Giving Tree was displayed in the entryway of Johnson County Central Elementary School in Tecumseh. Similar trees were displayed at the high school and at the middle school in Cook. Each ornament on the tree listed a request from a JCC teacher for items to use in their classrooms. 

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Sterling P.O. to be Renovated

The Sterling Post Office will once again be moved into the existing building on the south side of Broadway Street, said Dawn Bayer, manager of post office operations, before approximately 20 Sterling residents at a meeting in the cafeteria of Sterling Public Schools on December 17.

According to Bayer, the owner of the building and the U.S. Postal Service will be working together to renovate the building so it can once again be utilized as the Sterling Post Office.

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Entertainers with Family Ties to Tecumseh Reunite for Holiday Show

If you are looking for a way to celebrate New Year’s Eve featuring a variety of non-stop music. Then come to the First Avenue Event Center in Lincoln on Tuesday, December 31st. You will see a top notch variety show from two top entertainers, Bill Chrastil and Tyler Hunter who have family ties to Tecumseh.

“I’m excited, I haven’t done a show with Bill for a long time,” said Tyler, a Lincoln, Nebraska native who has ties to Johnson County. Tyler’s great great grandfather, Bert Shew, grew up in Crab Orchard and once owned a cafe on the west side of the square in Tecumseh.

Bill Chrastil remembers watching Elvis on TV and in the movies. Chrastil’s mom, Alyce, and her sisters enjoyed singing country western music in their living room and Bill played the guitar for them. His father, Warren Chrastil, was a police officer with the Lincoln Police Department who served as Elvis’ security guard during his performance in Lincoln.

 

 

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THE LIVING NATIVITY

THE LIVING NATIVITY

was presented Sunday afternoon, December 8 at Hopewell United Methodist Church, rural Sterling. Presenters were, from the left: Javieyre Mayhew, Ruby Hindera, Grace Van Engen, Jese Salberg, Harper Lu (Baby Jesus), Sam Salberg, Jauson Schriner, Patrick Hundley, Jase Wiese (off set), Sue Unvert (mostly hidden), Megan Unvert, Marcy Van Engen (standing tall), and Brie Salberg.

 

 

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Sterling Village Board Approves Locust Street Bridge Project for 2020

Emily Bausch, an economic developer with Olsson Associates, met with members of the Village Board of Sterling on Tuesday night, December 10 to review a bridge project that will be completed through Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) disaster relief funds, as well as Sterling’s One and Six Year Street Plan for the 2020 fiscal year. Olsson Associates is the Village Engineer and Street Superintendent. Olsson Associates will also serve as the Design Engineer for the Locust Street bridge replacement project.

The bridge project is located on Locust Street just east of Lincoln Street. The Village is engaged with FEMA and has completed a damage assessment. The project is currently under contract for design. The design contract is anticipated to be completed in June of 2020.

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Four-County Juvenile Justice System was Awarded $72,220 Grant

Laura Osborne, a representative of the Four-County Juvenile Justice System, met with the Johnson County Commissioners on Tuesday, December 10 to inform them of a $72,220 grant that has been awarded to this organization. Johnson County, as well as Richardson, Nemaha and Pawnee Counties, will provide additional funds in the amount $8,025.

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Santa Visits

Santa Claus will visit several area towns on December 14.

In Johnson, the Chamber of Commerce is sponsoring Santa Claus at the Johnson Fire Hall from 10 a.m. to noon.

Talmage expects Santa to arrive at the Talmage Community Building at 10 a.m.

 

 

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