Condolences to the many family and friends of Shirley Stubbendick. You may remember her as the teacher and librarian with the big smile at Unadilla Grade School. Her memorial service will be held Saturday, February 29, 10:30 a.m., at North Branch Lutheran Church, rural Avoca, NE.
Sunday afternoon, February 16, a joint meeting of Otoe County Legion Posts and their Auxiliaries was held at the Unadilla Community Center and was hosted by Massie-Richards Post #100 and Auxiliary of Syracuse. Posts from Syracuse, Palmyra and Talmage were represented.
Ed Reed, Jenice Bates & Lois Johnson perform joint memorial service
A joint memorial service was held for the deceased members: Syracuse Legion: Donald Carey, Norman Cloyed, Glen Davidson, Wilbur DeGolyer, John Goering, Ervin Panko, Robert Ruhge, Ernest Schmucker, Ray Schroeder, Ronald Wenninghoff; Syracuse Auxiliary: Melva Holscher, Lois Wellman; Talmage Auxiliary: Marijo Highland; Palmyra Auxiliary: Gloria Hall, Sharon Baker; Nebr. City Auxiliary: Helen Ashbaugh, Betty Braye, Irma Kreifels, Marie Pennise, Judith Stowe, and Jean Thayer.
Chad Miller, Otoe County Veterans Service Officer, gave a report on the two vans purchased for transporting veterans to the VA, doctor's appointments and other uses. His office is open Monday-Friday, 8-4, with in home visits scheduled for Mondays and Fridays. Miller's office phone is 402-873-9540.
Then the Legion and Auxiliary separated to conduct their business meetings. Highlights of the past year were given and new officers were elected.
Ed Reed will be the new County Commander and Bob Wilhelm will continue as County Secretary-Treasurer.
Jenice Bates, Carol Fisher, Barb Wilhelm
The new Auxiliary Presdient is Barb Wilhelm, Vice-President, Carol Fisher and Secretary-Treasurer, Jenice Bates.
District 12 Auxiliary President, Kathy Day, was also present. Cookies and refreshments were served afterwards.
Congratulations to Burton and Barrett Brandt, who both qualified to go to State Wrestling.
Burton took first place at District in his division.
Barrett took fourth place at District in his division.
Welcome to new rural residents Brent & Saranne Vogt and their son Otto!
BIRTHDAYS & ANNIVERSARIES
2-20 Babette McWilliams, Caroline Hinrichsen, Lincoln Stoner
2-21 Dwight Kastens, Queen Jan Moore, Charlee Luff, Matt & Suzie Doeden
2-23 Jason Schomerus
2-24 Lillie Callaway Rockenbach, Marcia Bryan
2-25 Gaylin Emerson, Seth Bayliss
NEWS FROM 100 YEARS AGO
Friday, 2-20-1920, The Otoe Union:
Unadilla basketball season was over with a record 12 wins and 2 losses. Top 5 players were Darner, Gardner, Dean, Lincoln and Luff. (Sorry, no first names were listed.) Omar Pickerill was moving to Burlington, Colorado. Sanford Burke, grandson of I.S. Darling, died at the military school in Kearney and was buried in the Unadilla Cemetery. He was just 14 years old.
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Bring the family for a fun night of LIVE entertainment! Come to dance or just sit back and enjoy the music!
Saturday, February 22, 7:30 pm ~ Alex Vanderbeek & Friends
Only $4 admission to shows for those over 13 years old. Younger kids admitted FREE!
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'2nd SUNDAY JAM SESSION':
Sunday, March 8, 1 PM!
We jam the 2nd Sunday of each month, at 1:00, except in May when it's the 3rd Sunday.
Beginners are always welcome! Bring your instrument and a snack to share. Jam Sessions are FREE!
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2020 SPECIAL EVENTS
"Broadway Lip Sync Battle" Feb. 29 at 7:00 p.m.
"An Evening with Kaylyn Sahs" March 28 at 7:00 p.m.
NEBRASKA FOOTBALL 2020
4-18-2020 Spring Game
9-5-2020 Nebraska vs Purdue
9-12-2020 Nebraska vs Central Michigan
9-19-2020 Nebraska vs South Dakota State
9-26-2020 Nebraska vs Cincinnati
10-3-2020 Northwestern vs Nebraska
10-10-2020 Nebrasla vs Illinois
10-24-2020 Rutgers vs Nebraska
10-31-2020 Ohio State vs Nebraska
11-7-2020 Nebraska vs Penn State
11-14-2020 Iowa vs Nebraska
11-21-2020 Wisconsin vs Nebraska
11-27-2020 Nebraska vs Minnesota
Old photos shared by the Berdean West family
1978 Ball Team
Back Left: Kevin Rohlfs, Keith McWilliams, Coach Brett Lucas
Middle Left: J.R. Ramold, ---?, Tom Block, Dave McWilliams, Allen Eisenhauer
Front Left: Dave Smith, Jeff Wyatt, Jeff Bartling
(Thanks Shelly Block!)
Inside Horstman's Store on the "Liar's Bench"
Elsie Mannschreck paying for groceries in West's Store. Although it says "F. Isaacs in window", we believe it is Glen Wallen.
Fritz Brummer, Cap Schmidt, Dale Mannschreck, Larry Dale Baier in front of West's Grocery
Deb Dankleff, Berdean West, baby, ?
Keith Kimbell, Tim West, Greg Dankleff, Berdean West
Greg Dankleff, Deb Dankleff Whitehead, baby, Berdean West, Nola West Herman