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Thursday, 20 October 2011 15:04

10 years ago this week

Oct. 25, 2001

Heritage of Wauneta was one of 38 facilities out of 24,000 nursing homes nationwide to be named recipient of the National Quality Care Award. The award was presented at the annual convention of the American Health Care Association held in Boston. Barry Emerson, administrator, was present to accept the award.

Trinity Lutheran Church in Palisade will celebrate 75 years during special services Sunday. The church was organized Oct. 3, 1926. Twenty-three pastors have served the church, the most recent, Rev. Jim Lucas, Rev. Tim Neumann and current pastor Rev. Greg Stuckwisch.

Marlin and Lois Wine celebrated their 50th anniversary in Kansas City over the weekend with family members. They were houseguests of Marlene and George WineChase. David Wine, Jenny and Tiffany and Elvin and Katie Frantz of Topeka, Peggy Frantz and Joyce Heinlein visited during the weekend.

Doris Ough and niece Jackie Chase of North Platte went to Kearney where they attended the 125th year of Stone School where Doris spent the first five years in school until the family moved into Kearney.

Sunday guests of Bob and Willa McBride were Jarmo Grundsten and daughter Ericka of Noormarkku, Finland. He was an exchange student in Culbertson.

Reinhold and Edith Gloy went to Grant Thursday where Edith and Laura Uehling visited Anna Engle at Golden Ours on her 100th birthday and Reinhold visited his brother, Harold.

No precip. High: 83° on Oct. 17; low: 31° on Oct. 15.

25 years ago this week

October 23, 1986

Dave Eberhardt and Sammi Martin were crowned WHS homecoming royalty during halftime of the Wauneta/Beaver City football game. First attendants were Kelly Kitt and Joni Travis; second attendants were Brad Yost and Lynnette Lawson.

Taking cake Tuesday to Heritage to help Beth Harchelroad celebrate her birthday were June McCallum, Ann Rueter, Dorothy Baumfalk, Elsie Counce, Ruby Jones and Ruby Anderson. Bernice Hohl of the home also joined them.

Mr. and Mrs. Bob McBride, Bob, Marci and Nikki and Mrs. Lola McBride enplaned from Kansas City to Harlingen, Texas, and then by bus to the Garcia home where they were guests at the wedding of Tere Garcia Castro and Jose Ramon Gonzales. Tere attended Wauneta High School as an exchange student living, with her American parents, Bob and Willa, and family.

Mr. and Mrs. Jay Martin of Broomfield, Colo, spent the weekend with his sister, Ruby Jones, coming to attend homecoming festivities and to escort his granddaughter at the crowning of the royalty.

Weekend guests of Mabel Kohne and David Bird were Mr. and Mrs. Tim Hans and Wyatt of Seward, Mrs. Ronnie Keith, Ryan, Andy and Amanda of Alton, Kan., Mrs. Tracey Mesecher and Mrs. Dianna Miller and Amie of Burlington, Colo. They enjoyed a special birthday celebration for Amanda and Wyatt.

Mr. and Mrs. Herb Busking were Sunday supper guests of Mr. and Mrs. Vearl McBride.

50 years ago this week

Oct. 26, 1961

Printing of the 75th anniversary edition: 1,800 copies (1,000+ lbs. paper), 44 pages, 189 pictures, planning over a year ago, machine composition began five months ago and actual printing required a lapse time of two months.

Jo Webber and Gary Gibbons were crowned homecoming royalty. Queen’s attendants were Jaunetta Sailors and Marcia Rueter with Dennis Egle and Wesley Myers, king’s attendants.

Visitors of Mrs. Doris Bartels on her birthday Wednesday evening were Mr. and Mrs. Gus Bartels and family and Mr. and Mrs. Otto Bartels.

Esther Egle was hostess to a coffee Thursday afternoon in honor of Mrs. Dick Hahn and son of Salmon, Id. Guests were Tillie Romine, Audra Romine, Charlene Kitt, Faye Rueter, Lola Hardy and Mary Richards.

Weekend guests in the home of Mr. and Mrs. Cecil Rowley Jr. and family were Mr. and Mrs. Jay Ruppert and Mr. and Mrs. Gary Trosper, all of McCook.

75 years ago this week

October 14, 1936

In the afternoon and early evening last Wednesday, Wauneta was officially ushered into the political campaign when sound trucks brought speakers from both the Roosevelt and Landon forces. Both were favored with fair sized audiences who were courteous and listened to both addresses.

The new Red and White Store south of the tracks is having a brand new front put in along with extensive improvements on the inside.

Clyde Brown, Mr. and Mrs. Lee Trowbridge, Mrs. Jennie Flory, Pauline Flory and Glen Wine attended the Brethren conference in Kearney the last of the week.

Mr. and Mrs. Lloyd Collins and Reta Rae of Imperial spent Sunday at Mrs. Collins parental home, the Walter Penningtons.

Local markets: eggs-.20-.24; cream-.26; hens-.11-.12; springs-.11-.12; wheat-1.03; corn-1.00; barley-.50.

100 years ago this week

October 26, 1911

The farmers are putting out lots of wheat.

The Watkins man took dinner at the Ashby Morrisons Friday.

E. Hanna visited Sunday at C. Fannings. Clarence has put down a new well as his other one caved in.

Walter Wheeler has been having trouble with his well as it caved in. John Kitt is helping to try and fix it.