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Wednesday, 28 November 2012 21:28

10 years ago this week

Nov. 28, 2002

Freedoms Foundation at Valley Forge scholarships were awarded: 80% scholarships going to Jed German and Ryan Stromberger, both of CCHS. Abby Barger of Wauneta-Palisade is the alternate. Katie Padilla and Sheridan Wright, both of Wauneta-Palisade, were among eight others who had applied and were offered 25% scholarships.

Marvin and Mary Emma Maris and grandson, Kelly Hlavka of Gregory, S.D., accompanied their granddaughter-in-law and little daughter, Kelsey, to Schweinfurt, Germany, where they met Robbie Hlavka who flew in from a tour of duty in Kosovo. Robbie, Jodi and Kelsey will be living in Germany until next June. While in Germany they did some sightseeing.

Kris Polly of Alexandria, Va., spent Saturday to Tuesday with Karl and Judy Polly after attending a meeting in Farwell on Friday. The Kip Polly family were Saturday dinner guests. They joined Eunice Bodeman for church on Sunday and attended the dinner at the Legion Hall.

Sunday dinner guests of Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Barger were Mr. J. W. Stevens, Mr. and Mrs. Tim Stevens and Mr. and Mrs.Andy Jergian and boys to help celebrate the 90th birthday of Mr. J. W. Stevens.

Tim and Cindy McKillip hosted 30 family guests for an early Thanksgiving celebration over the weekend.

No precip. High for the week: 64° - Nov. 13; low: 19° - Nov. 15.

25 years ago this week

November 26, 1987

There were 102 people served at the Wauneta Senior Center Citizens dinner at the Legion Hall Wednesday.

Leland and Glendene DeHart returned Nov. 16 after spending several weeks travelling through Oklahoma and the Ozarks, then on to Florida, visiting his cousin Frances Whitzell and daughter Pat and Wilbur and Mildred Tuchscher. While there they attended a reunion of Leland’s B-24 crew at Florida Island, Cape Hayes.

Kay Lorance and Denise Lucas were honored as October and November staff members of the month at Heritage of Wauneta.

Mr. and Mrs. Lloyd Ough spent a week at St. Paul, Minn., to visit their son, Rod. they also attended a Viking game in the Metro Dome.

Myra Grimm, Bev Maris, Pat Kitt and Erma Newman attended the Freedoms Foundation’s Christmas House event at Imperial Friday.

Junior Jolene Gordon participated in the All-State Choir at Aurora Nov. 19-21. She joined 450 all-state chorus members in a concert on Saturday and the group joined the all-state band and orchestra in the “Battle Hymn of the Republic.”

Six Wauneta athletes were named to the GPAC All-Conference teams including Teresa DeWester, first team volleyball; Kirsten Nordhausen, second team volleyball and football on offense: Brian Yost, guard; Rod Haarberg, kicker; on defense: David Bird, end; Brian Yost, linebacker and Jay Bartels, honorable mention.

Precip for the week: .59 of an inch; for 1987: 19.13 inches.

Grain markets: wheat-2.46/bu.; corn-1.62/bu.; milo-2.30/cwt; soybeans-5.15/bu.

50 years ago this week

Nov. 29, 1962

The Wauneta Commercial Club is sponsoring a contest to elect a Grade School King and Queen to reign during the holiday season. Customers receive one vote for every dime spent in participating stores. Grades elected their own candidates. They are: kindergarten: Loren Kanost and Anita Kuntz; first grade: Ricky Einspahr and Denise Krausnick; second grade: John Skelton and Marlene Wine; third: Gene Skelton and Paula Kitt; fourth: Kirby Kitt and Melody Sandman; fifth: Kevin Prior and Cheryl Hettinger; sixth: Melvin Legg and Jackie Sandman; seventh: Keith Kitt and Kathleen Bartels; eighth: Raymond Redden and Vonna Moody.

Clara Trembly was honored on her 85th birthday Thanksgiving day when 51 family members gathered at the Legion Hall. Eight daughters were among those present.

Last Friday night the families of the Shiloh Community gave a surprise party and welcomed Mr. and Mrs. Dick Thompson and family to the community.

The Kitt family held their Thanksgiving dinner at the Issac Walton League cabin near Enders Lake with 62 Kitt family members and two guests: Mrs. Edith Lorance and Mrs. Margaret Polly.

Mrs. Lizzie Busking and Bill were Thanksgiving guests of Mr. and Mrs. John Doetker. Mr. and Mrs. Marlin Fortkamp and boys were also guests.

75 years ago this week

December 1, 1937

Mr. and Mrs. Chester Stock and family, Mr. and Mrs. John Kerns and Jack, Mr. and Mrs. Cleo Hixon, Mr. and Mrs. Lowell Browning, Mr. and Mrs. Bert Lorance, Mr. and Mrs. Clarence Sandman, Mr. and Mrs. Harlan Stock and Omar Colson were Thanksgiving dinner guests of Mr. and Mrs. St. Clair Stock.

Mrs. Kate Prior and family were Thanksgiving dinner guests of Mr. and Mrs. George Arnold.

Mrs. Christine Hartzer had as her Thanksgiving dinner guests Mr. and Mrs. Frank Taylor and family, Mr. and Mrs. Lee Hartzer, Mrs. Peter Peterson, Mrs. A. Jorgensen of Benkelman and Mrs. Blanche Greer.

The lady members of the faculty were entertained at a turkey dinner at the Leo Crowell home Tuesday evening with Miss Beryle Crowell as hostess.

Mr. and Mrs. Blaine Applegarth and Miss Dorothy Sturtevant returned home Monday from Thorenburg, Iowa, where they spent the last two weeks with their sister, Mrs. V. C. Hickman and Rev. Hickman.

Local Markets: cream-.34; eggs-.20; h. hens-.13-.14; l. hens-.10-.11; wheat-.75; corn-.60.

100 years ago this week

November 28, 1912

Who said Wauneta was dead or behind times? All that it lacks is a good Commercial Club and a good band.

The Culbertson ditch company is thinking of building that big reservoir above Wauneta.

They are hauling the brick for the new vault in the new bank.

Mrs. Roy Pence and son went to Lincoln Tuesday for a short visit with friends and relatives.