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Elk Creek Men’s Club Curling Tournament

The Elk Creek Men’s Club Curling Tournament was held on February 9, 2019 on Arlin Beethe’s pond with 7 men’s teams and 9 mixed teams.

The winner in the Mixed Division was the team of Chris Kennally, Alyce Roen, Courtney Kennally and Richard Kennally. Second place was won by Libby Little, Kim Beethe, Becky Plager, and Cheryl Doty.

The Men’s Division was won by Steve Conradt, Brandon McCoy, Ben Goracke and Jason Turnbull.

In second place were Cole Beethe, Shawn Krienhop, Codey Tassler, and Josh Crane.

 

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Sterling Board of Education Renews Principal Harrington’s Contract

The Sterling Board of Education approved the renewal of Principal Scott Harrington’s contract with a salary of $85,176 for the 2019-2020 school year during their regular board meeting on February 18.

The school calendar for the 2019-2020 school year was approved as presented.

The board reviewed upcoming dates including the Community Engagement Meeting to be held on March 4 from 7:00-8:30 p.m.

Thu
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Two JCC Teachers Receive Citizenship Education Award

Emily Fricke and Tom Doran, music instructors at Johnson County Central Schools, were named local and District 13 award recipients of the Smart/Maher VFW National Citizenship Education Teacher awards for the 9-12 School Teacher of the Year program. The nominations for Fricke and Doran advance to competition at the state and national level.

 

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Questions & Concerns Welcomed at Hwy 50 Project Meeting

Maps and charts and cross section schematics gave interested members of the public some idea of the work planned for Highway 50 a couple years down the road. Although work wouldn’t begin until Spring 2021 or later, the Nebraska Department of Transportation (NDOT) planned the open house style meeting now so plans could be changed to accommodate the community’s needs.

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Thu
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Edens Celebrated 65th Anniversary on Valentine’s Day

Lavern (Mike) and Gayleen Eden celebrated their 65th wedding anniversary on Valentine’s Day, February 14. They received flowers from their children and celebrated with a family supper on Saturday night.

The Edens were married at the Grace Lutheran Church in Cook on Sunday, evening February 14 in 1954. The temperatures outside was 70 degrees. “The next day it was snowing out,” Mike said. The reception was held in the church basement with approximately 125 people in attendance. Gayleen’s sister Joan Staack of Cook, was her maid of honor. Mike’s best man was Ray Caspers of Auburn. The Eden’s honeymoon consisted of traveling to Iowa to visit relatives. Today, Gayleen who is a wonderful cook, still has her cast-iron skillet her grandpa Riensche gave her as a wedding gift.

Thu
21
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Vesta woman loses life in house fire

A woman tragically lost her life in a house fire that occurred in the Vesta community during the early morning hours of Sunday, February 17. The house was totally engulfed in flames when firefighters from the Tecumseh Fire District arrived on the scene about 5:18 a.m. The house was considered a total loss.

According to Alyssa Sanders, media spokeswoman with the Nebraska State Fire Marshal’s Office, Carolyn Werman, age 63, the resident of the home located at 61280 726.55 in Vesta died as a result of smoke inhalation in addition to burns. Sanders also reported that the cause of the fire is still undetermined.

Thu
21
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Street improvements scheduled in Sterling

The Sterling Village Board set its one and six year street plan during its February 12th meeting. The street plan includes Depot Street as the primary street improvement because of the heavy truck traffic. Street improvements for sections of Broadway Street and Main Street will also be improved. A general street maintenance will be conducted on the south section of Lincoln Street from Broadway to Locust Street.

The board also approved the engineering studies necessary for the Sterling Community Center project.

 

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Seward County Deputy Arrested

 Investigators with the Nebraska State Patrol (NSP) have arrested a Seward County Sheriff’s Deputy for first degree sexual assault following an investigation that began in November 2018.

On Friday, February 15, NSP Investigators arrested Nicholas Bridgmon, 30, of Pleasant Dale in connection with a sexual assault that occurred in 2007 outside Cook, Nebraska.

Through the course of the investigation, NSP has developed information that there may be additional victims as well. The investigation is ongoing.

 

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Koch Begins Inspecting JCC Facilities for Future Planning

Russ Koch of Fremont has 20 years of “in the trenches” experience serving as a facilities consultant. He is currently inspecting the JCC Schools facilities at Cook and Tecumseh to find the good, the bad and the ugly issues that must be addressed in order to meet the needs of the school district and the community.

 

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Future of JCC School, Progress Report were Topics at Public Meeting

Johnson County Central Schools hosted an informational meeting to give a report on the progress in talks about the future of JCC Schools on February 6 in the high school gym.

According to Dr. Galen Boldt, interim superintendent, no decisions have been made as facts are still being gathered concerning the three facilities of JCC Schools. Dr. Boldt also reported that he sent letters out to eight surrounding schools but Pawnee City Schools was the only one that welcomed the opportunity for future communication.

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