A late thank you to All Fund Drive contributors Perry & Jessica Stoner.
The Unadilla Area Fund met Tuesday morning, February 19, at the Community
Library to discuss Groundhog Day. Present: Corinne Zahn, Peggy Leefers, Sue
Saathoff, Glenda Willnerd, Bob Brandt and Barb Wilhelm. Everyone agreed we
had a great turnout despite the weather. Next meeting will be May14 at 10 a.m.
Spencer Bridgmon, Burton Brandt
Congratulations to Burton Brandt and Spencer Bridgmon for placing at the
State Wrestling Meet. Burton was 5th in 170# and Spencer was 6th in 113#.
Other qualifiers were Jace Goebel, 106#, Jeremy Marrero, 182#, and Zachary
Left: Burton Brandt
Condolences to the many family and friends of Ramona Henry Buttercase who
recently passed away. Ramona and her brother, Everett Baker, were a musical
duo that you could listen to for hours. They have left us with beautiful memories,
and what better legacy to leave.
Sunday afternoon, February 17, a joint meeting of Otoe County Legion Posts
and their Auxiliaries was held at Beautiful Savior Lutheran Church at Palmyra,
and was hosted by Post #195 and Auxiliary, of Palmyra. Posts and Units from
Nebr. City, Palmyra, Syracuse and Talmage were present. A joint memorial
service was held for deceased members and then Legion and Auxiliary members
separated to conduct business. The 100th anniversary of both organizations
was acknowledged and celebrations plans were discussed. District 12 Commander,
Bonnie Brewer, and District 12 President, Judy Schwab, were both in attendance.
Cookies and refreshments were served afterwards.
Performing the memorial service for deceased members: Allen Jones,
Wilma Halvorsen, & Jan Jones, Palmyra Post #195
Save The Date! The Library is once again hosting a painting class. You choose - paint
a gourd, paint on canvas, or paint a barn quilt. For more info or to register,
stop in to the library!
Don't have anyone on the get well list - so yay!
BIRTHDAYS & ANNIVERSARIES
2-20 Babette McWilliams, Caroline Hinrichsen, Lincoln Stoner
2-21 Dean Achen, Dwight Kastens, 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, 2-21-1919, The Otoe Union:
W.H. Rorabeck was selling his milk cows and E.S. Carper was selling his
harness shop. Admission to the motion picture shows, held at the Town Hall,
were 20 cents for adults and 10 cents for children, war tax included in the price.
The "big wolf hunt" captured 4 wolves (were these coyotes?); about 275 men
participated and covered 4 sections of land southeast of Unadilla.
The United Methodist Church will celebrate its 125th anniversary on
Sunday, March 10, 2019, at 10:15, followed by a potluck dinner. If you
would like to share you memories, photos, etc., please send them to:
Gera Stilwell, PO Box 101, Unadilla, 68454.
NEWS FROM OUR NEIGHBORS
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OTOE COUNTY PHEASANTS FOREVER BANQUET 2019
March 30 5 - 11 p.m.
Kimmel Ag Expo Center
CORNHUSKER COUNTRY MUSIC THEATER
(a NONPROFIT ORGANIZATION)
2019 WINTER-SPRING SHOW SCHEDULE:
March 2 - Rayne Magill & Plum Tuckered
March 16 - Elaine Behrends & Friends
March 30 - Jeanette Hill & August Moon Band
April 13 - Al Kelley & Reilly Creek Band
April 27 - Rick Stephens & Friends
NEBRASKA FOOTBALL 2019
More Photos from the Brandt Family
1975: Retirement party for Ruby & K.C. Stoner, owners of
The Blackbird Grocery Store (also known as Stoner's Store).
1975: Hank Hahne with Ruby & K.C. Hank was a long-time employee.
1975: Gene West, new owner of the store and K.C.
Taken at Mary Callaways for her birthday
From Left: Mae Stoner, Marie Reitsch, Fern Lutjemeyer, Florence Hussey,
Inist Callaway, Iva Isaacs, Wretha Isaacs, Evelyn McCormick, Fern Wall,
Catherine Boettcher, Elizabeth Holscher, Millie Schultz, Julia Luff,
Anna Gray, Mary Callaway (with apron on).
Christian Church Basement
Left: Ramona Henry, Janice Crownover, Betty Baker, Verda Fentiman,
Helen Luff, Mrs.____ Parnell, Phyllis Pickerill
Christian Church Kitchen
Left: Phyllis Pickerill, Mrs.___ Parnell, ___, Ramona Henry, Jean Lucas