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Wednesday, 13 February 2013 21:23

10 years ago this week

Feb. 13, 2003

The Wauneta Senior Center received a USDA Community Facilities Grant of $44,000 to be used to help complete their $126,000 building/extension renovation. Approximately $61,000 has been spent towards the renovation with another $21,000 needed to complete the expansion to the south.

The Wauneta Public Library is the recipient of two Gateway E series computers, due to a grant from the Gates Learning Foundation. The computers are for public access only and must be hooked up to the internet.

Dan and Jackie Kennedy attended the deployment ceremony for the National Guard Unit from North Platte Sunday. Granddaughter Sgt. Christy Kennedy is a member of the unit.

Patricia Hackert attended the confirmation of her grandson, Stephen Hackert, son of Mark and Jane Hackert, Jan. 25 at St. Benedict’s Cathedral in Evansville, Ind.

Alta Keating hosted a birthday party at the Pioneer Cafe Thursday in honor of Dora Malone. Guests included Judy Malone, Charlotte Rundback, Frieda Bush, Leola Alberts, Zora Sailors and Dorothy Geihsler.

Dennis Gockley spent Saturday and Sunday in Greeley, Colo., with his mother, Leona Gockley. Donna Gockley and Charlene Pursley spent the weekend in Omaha with Teresa Pursley and family. They also visited Becky and Steve Erickson and family.

Chuck and Betty Vette recently spent a week in Fort Wayne, Ind., with his mother, Mary Vette, and sister Barbara and Doug McCoy and family.

Precip for the week: .37 of an inch. High was 37° on Feb. 5; low of 1° on Feb. 6.

25 years ago this week

February 11, 1988

Scouts Robert Engel and Steven Todd earned their God & Family award for scouting, presented at the Sunday worship service at the Methodist Church. Rev. Randy Smith served as the ministerial counselor.

Virginia Gauger hosted a coffee Monday morning honoring Margie Kitt’s Feb. 7 birthday. Guests were Lola Alsbury, Erma Kitt, Dorothy Baumfalk, Mabel Dicke and Bev Maris.

The family of Forest Hanna met at the Steak Out the evening of Feb. 2 in honor of his birthday. Present were Robert and Marj Hanna, Mike Hanna, Charles and Bonnie Hanna and Forest and Faye Hanna.

Mr. and Mrs. Robert Troudt hosted the Garfield Couples Valentine night out Tuesday evening with party bridge the evening’s entertainment.

Mr. and Mrs. Lynn Haarberg and Teresa, Mr. and Mrs. Richard Greeley and Mr. and Mrs. Henry Petr enjoyed supper together at the Steak Out Wednesday last week.

Edith and Reinhold Gloy and Paul and Elnora Kitt went to McCook Tuesday evening where the men attended barbershop chorus practice and the ladies the Homemakers School.

Mr. and Mrs. Marlin Wine attended a C.R.O.P. Walk planning meeting at the Imperial Methodist Church Thursday evening.

Precip for the week: .09 of an inch; for 1988: .91 of an inch.

Grain Markets: wheat-2.79/bu.; corn-1.77/bu.; milo-2.53/cwt.; soybeans-5.45/bu.

50 years ago this week

Feb.14, 1963

Den Mothers were recognized at the Blue and Gold Banquet, including June Skelton, Donnaline Kitt, Anita Hettinger, Dorothy Steckman, Sharon Walgren and Shirley Fanning. Club leaders included Dwight Hoff, pack chairman; Marlin Wine and Cecil Steckman, committeemen; Duane Burham, assistant cub master; Neil Kitt, cub master and Wayne Salyer, institutional representative.

Linda Springer has accepted employment in Washington D.C., where she will serve as a clerk-typist for the Navy Department.

Lee O’Neil of Gardenia, Calif., was a dinner guest of Mr. and Mrs. Bernard O’Neil and Carol Sue Monday evening.

Mrs. Minnie Olmsted of Hot Springs, Ark., is a houseguest of her daughter and family, Mrs. Edwin Kanost.

Mr. and Mrs. Roland Reed and family of Denver were weekend guests of Mrs. Nellie DeHart.

75 years ago this week

February 16, 1938

Mr. and Mrs. Frank McCallum celebrated their 49th wedding anniversary Sunday. Mrs. Barney Hofer and Mrs. Ethel McFadden of McCook and the D.C. Harvey family were luncheon guests.

Mesdames Edith Krausnick, Frank Ochs, A. Engel, Jas. Gosney, Jas. Burham and Roy Polly were guests at an all day quilting party at the home of Mrs. Albert Krausnick Wednesday.

Mr. William Dudek Sr. was very happy last Friday when his children arrived in the evening to help him celebrate his 74th birthday. The evening was spent playing cards with cake and ice cream served.

Bert Maxfield and family, Cloid Lorance and family and H. E. Dailey and wife spent Sunday at the Mrs. I. L. Burk home.

Local Markets: wheat-.79; corn-.55-.58; Barley-.40; eggs-.11-.12; cream-.23-.24; hens-.12-.13.

100 years ago this week

February 13, 1913

NOTICE is hereby given that you must not throw your ashes in the street. H. H. Grosbach, Mayor.

Mrs. Jasper Skelton visited with her grandmother Kanost Sunday.

The corn shellers were at C. E. Harts Mon. and Tues.

Leonora Moody visited with Helen Skelton on Sunday in the afternoon.

Truman Kitt and family returned home on Tuesday from their visit in Iowa and other points.

Frank Wiley and wife, J. W. Green and family of Wauneta were visitors at C. L. Parker’s Sunday afternoon.