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Thursday, 02 September 2010 15:06

10 years ago this week

Aug. 31, 2000

Teachers and students returned to the classrooms on Aug. 22 with the daily schedule being shortened to 1:10 p.m. due to the high temperatures. Enrollment of K thru 12 totalled 304, last year’s was 317 and 1998 there were 313. Largest class is the freshmen class with 31, the smallest is the kindergarten class with 19. New teachers are Melissa Duvel and Tamara Klock.

John and Elizabeth Bornman of Champion spent a couple of days with Joan and Wayne Daniel while waiting to move into their new house.

Roger and Sylvia Hanousek, Don and Ryan spent the weekend with Ruby Ham. Bill and Linda Ham and Kenny and Diana Ham joined them Saturday evening for a birthday supper for Kenny when Kenny and Diana were called home as the cows were out. When they arrived home the yard was full of cars and people for a surprise picnic to celebrate Kenny’s 40th birthday.

Ron and Jean Wach, Gary and Ricky Wach and family of Farnam and Jerod and Tammy Wach and boys of Ogallala attended a candlelight dinner at the Premier Estate in North Platte as guests of Anna Mae Wach.

BWTelcom purchased $3,000 worth of tickets to the Chateau Theatre to use as appreciation gifts to customers.

Brian and Michelle Harchelroad and family, Gene and Wilva Harchelroad and Dillon Harchelroad went to Arapahoe Sunday and attended the Methodist church service and dinner following, helping Bill and Sandra Williamson observe their 50th anniversary.

Precip for the week: .09 of an inch; for 2000: 8.69 inches. High for the week: 101° on Aug. 25; low: 60° on Aug. 22.

25 years ago this week

September 5, 1985

First day of school was Aug. 26. Enrollment fell by 21 students to 242 students with 165 in grades K-8 and 77 in high school.

Wednesday to Saturday was the grand opening for the Like New Shop in the Wearhouse store. The shop will carry used clothes on consignment, according to store owner Ida Bartels, enabling people to purchase good clothes at a reduced price and provide a place for people to sell clothes they no longer need.

Nellie Haarberg of Turlock, Calif., and Lucille and Ralph Burtis of Tracy, Calif., are visiting relatives and friends. A coffee was held for Nellie and Lucille by sister June Cox with 30 friends attending. Nellie also spent a few days with sister Irene and Joe Gerih.

Debra Stock returned to Kearney after visiting parents, Bill and Bernice Stock. All had visited Karen and Doug Satchell and boys at Bozeman, Mont., and spent time in Yellowstone and the Black Hills.

Jim Oliver of Ontario, Calif., son of Grace Oliver, is a regular participant in the Police Olympics in the pistol and skeet competitions and recently won a silver medal in the World Games.

Elvira Mullanix, Charlene Pursley, Hilda Nordhausen, Donna Gockley, Taya and Stacey went to Lincoln over the weekend, visiting Julie and Greg Stahr and attending the State Fair. Taya had a dress on exhibit, having won the honor through her 4-H clothing project in Dundy County.

August precip: 1.0 inches; for 1985: 10.99 inches.

Grain Markets: wheat-2.58/bu.; corn-2.45/bu.; milo-3.65/cwt; soybeans-4.62/bu.

50 years ago this week

September 1, 1960

Marshall Elby Ungles plans to enforce regulations concerning use of school driving permits. No “joy riding” is permitted and students caught will be subject to loss of the permit.

Mr. and Mrs. Leonard Gauger and family, Mr. and Mrs. Harlan Stock and girls, Mr. and Mrs. Harold Maris and boys, and Larry, Bobby and Davey Forch enjoyed a hamburger fry at Enders Lake Sunday evening.

Mrs. Martha Teply was guest of honor at a birthday dinner in her home Sunday. Attending guests were Mr. and Mrs. Wayne Johnson and family of Hayes Center and Mr. and Mrs. Frank Fanning and family.

Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Bush entertained Saturday evening at supper for Mr. and Mrs. Don Stroh and boys of Bedord, Ore., Mrs. Zumhingst of Frankfurt, Germany, mother of Mrs. Hugo Mohr, Gus Mohr, and Mr. and Mrs. Hugo Mohr and sons.

Mr. and Mrs. George Innes and Mrs. Mary Innes of Lon Marada, Calif., Mrs. W. G. Briggs of Omaha and Jim Carlson of the Naval Hospital Corp at Long Beach arrived Saturday and are houseguests of Dr. and Mrs. C. Rob’t. Carlson.

75 years ago this week

August 29, 1935

School to open Sept. 2, from 8:40 to 12 and 1 to 3 o’clock.

Rev. C. Harold Ripper and family of Winfield, Kan., visited at the Walter Wheeler home Tuesday and Wednesday. Miss Marvel who had been visiting in Kansas and eastern Nebraska returned with them.

The Girl Scouts, chaperoned by Beatrice Lewis, picnicked at Stony Point Friday afternoon.

“Tip” Ward is greeting friends and making a short visit with relatives in Wauneta.He is stationed at the Veterans Conservation Camp at Columbus.

Wiley Green of North Platte spent the weekend with parents Mr. and Mrs. J. W. Green.

Local Markets: cream-.20; eggs-.18; springs-.15; hens-.14; wheat-.88.

100 years ago this week

September 1, 1910

Frank Lapour sold his fine half section of land for $40 per acre. He expects to leave shortly to hunt up a location.

Lee Kitt took dinner with the Humphrey’s boys Sunday. They attended the baptizing in the afternoon.

Homer Grosbach has gone to Denver to work at his trade.

Our teachers are Horace Bixler, as principal, Miss Cox as intermediate, Miss Nellie Dick, primary.

Chase County Fair, Sept. 15, 16 and 17th. The train will be held at Imperial the last two days until 5 o’clock.