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Thu
08
Nov
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Harris is Deputy Clerk at City Hall

By Ann Wickett

 

Dina Harris was recently promoted to Deputy Clerk at Tecumseh City Hall. She worked the previous 2 ½ years as utilities secretary. “I’m glad City Clerk Lisa Beethe the Board of Public Works and City Council had confidence that I was capable of doing the job,” said Dina. She attended Texas A & M with a major in business management and a minor in accounting. She is currently attending Western Governor’s University to finish her degree. She previously worked at Dell Financial Services in Texas for seven years. As the new deputy clerk,

Harris is in the process of getting her notary certification. Her main duties will involve working with budget figures, balancing the city and utility accounts, waiting on customers, working with the Nebraska Department of Roads, and dealing with Nebraska Health and Human Services regarding the city of Tecumseh’s portion of utility assistance.

 

Thu
01
Nov
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What are JCC Patrons Thinking About the Future?

By Ann Wickett

I’m happy to see so many people interested in the future of Johnson County Central Schools,” said Dr. Galen Boldt to kick off an informational meeting held in JCC’s high school gymnasium on October 25. The purpose of the meeting was to find out what the patrons are thinking concerning the future of Johnson County Central Schools.

Dr. Boldt said that when the JCC Board of Education hired him as an interim superintendent in July, it was a two year window to think about the future and engage not only the patrons of JCC School district, but possibly other neighboring school districts to see what they were thinking. “I’m very excited to be here and anxious to see where things lead,” Dr. Boldt said.

 

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Thu
01
Nov
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Lincoln Woman to Open Bistro and Art Studio in Tecumseh

By Ann Wickett

A new bistro and art studio will open soon on the south side of Clay Street in Tecumseh under the ownership of Frankie Teresa (Terri) Wymore. The Grand Opening on Thursday, November 1 is by invitation only. On Friday, November 2, a public opening will be held.

Wymore felt there was a need for a coffee house in Tecumseh. This will be a family friendly atmosphere where a variety of coffee and light pastries will be served. Business hours will be 7 a.m. to 8 p.m., seven days a week. She’s looking to hire two to three employees.

 

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Thu
01
Nov
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Tecumseh’s First Baptist Church is Regional Drop-off Center for Christmas Shoebox Collection

By Ann Wickett

The First Baptist Church of Tecumseh will be the regional dropoff location for the 2018 Christmas Shoe Box gift distribution for children around the world. The Operation Christmas Child shoebox gift distribution is a program sponsored by Samaritan’s Purse, an organization established by Franklin Graham and headquartered in Boone, NC. Many boys and girls who receive shoebox gifts also participate in a follow-up discipleship program, The Greatest Journey, which teaches them how to faithfully follow Jesus Christ and share him with others.

National Collection Week is November 12-19. This year’s theme is “Pack 25 more” shoeboxes in observance of the 25th anniversary of the Christmas Shoebox collection.

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Thu
01
Nov
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Benefit for Tracy Kimball in Elk Creek November 11

By Ann Wickett

Friends of Team Tracy are hosting a benefit soup luncheon for Tracy Kimball of Elk Creek who is undergoing treatment for Stage 3 Breast Cancer. The soup luncheon will be held at the Elk Creek Fire Hall from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Sunday, November 11.

A 20-member committee has been working diligently for the past three months to organize this benefit and gather donated items for a silent auction and live auction to be held during the event. Some of these donated items include gift baskets, Nebraska football and basketball tickets, a homemade metal bench, corn seed and much, much more.

 

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Thu
25
Oct
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Brandon Badertscher

Brandon Badertscher came down from Omaha to assist his dad, Royce Badertscher in harvesting some soybeans on Sunday afternoon and evening. Badertscher was harvesting crops on his own place, but it was too muddy, so he decided to harvest these soybeans in a field nearby.

 

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Thu
25
Oct
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County Central’s 2018

Johnson County Central’s 2018 Homecoming Royalty: King Diego Reyes and Queen Sarai Ares were crowned during a coronation ceremony following JCC’s victorious football game against Syracuse on Friday night. In the front are Crownbearers Desiree Suppes, the daughter of Collin Anderson and Allison Glantz of Tecumseh, and Ian Robeson, son of Jeff and Beckie Robeson of Table Rock.

 

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Thu
25
Oct
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Othmer Promoted Healthy Lifestyle at JCH

By Ann Wickett

 

The most rewarding thing in cardiac rehab is helping the patients get better and reach their full potential of health,” said Delores Othmer. On Friday, October 12, Othmer hung up her stethoscope and closed the files of her cardiac rehabilitation patients as she officially retired. Othmer had been employed with the Johnson County Hospital since May of 1976. She spent almost 42 years there as a nurse, with the last 21 the director of the Cardiac Rehabilitation program.

Thu
18
Oct
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Patrons of JCC Schools: Come Share Your Views at Meeting

By Ann Wickett

“I hope everyone finds time to attend one meeting and voice their thoughts,” said Dr. Galen Boldt, interim superintendent at Johnson County Central Schools. As interim superintendent for school years, 2018-2019 and 2019-2020, Dr. Galen Boldt wants to know what the patrons think about Johnson County Central Schools.

Several community informational meetings have been set up in the communities of Tecumseh, Cook, Elk Creek, and Talmage. At these meetings, Dr. Boldt plans to ask the attendees questions about their views and concerns on JCC Schools.

“Then I plan to sit back and listen to the people’s thoughts,” Dr. Boldt said. ( Look for an advertisement on page 2, for the times and dates of these informational meetings).

 

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Thu
18
Oct
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JCC Homecoming Parade & Pep Rally Oct. 18

Johnson County Central Schools will celebrate Homecoming Spirit Week, October 15th - 18th. The school-wide parade and pep rally will be held on Thursday, October 18th. (There is no school on Friday, October 19th.)

Candidates for the 2018 Homecoming Queen are: Sarai Ares, Haley Beethe, Lexi Graham. Nadia Klein, Corral McClintock.

JCC Homecoming King candidates include Josh Bailey, Connor Bartels, Tyler Bartels, Diego Reyes, and Simon Rother.

 

 

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