Arapahoe, NENebraskaTV

Arapahoe Pastor retiring after 13 years

ARAPAHOE, Neb. — Becky Sadler said she knew when she was eight years old that she wanted to be a pastor. She said she was destined to lead the first methodist church in Arapahoe. “I told God that I was going to need a clear sign because I wasn’t sure...
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Holdrege, NEdawsoncountyjournal.com

PCCF Pearson Grant Applications Open July 1

HOLDREGE – Grant applications for the Roy W. and Mary L. Pearson Charitable Fund are currently being accepted and are due to the Phelps County Community Foundation no later than July 1, 2021. Organizations eligible to apply for funding through the Roy and Mary Pearson Charitable Fund must be in...
Lexington, NELexington Clipper-Herald

Dawson Area Leadership to honor 12 youth graduates

LEXINGTON — On June 9, 2021, Dawson Area Development’s Dawson Area Youth Leadership program will host a ceremony in Lexington at the Majestic Theatre to honor 12 youth for their successful completion of the program’s coursework and other requirements. This is the second class of the Dawson Area Youth Leadership...
Beaver City, NEMcCook Daily Gazette

Fults anniversary

The family of K. Dale and Twila Fults of Beaver City, Neb., is requesting a card shower in honor of the couple’s 70th wedding anniversary on Wednesday, June 16, 2021. They were married in 1951 at the Methodist Church in Hendley, Neb. Their family includes children, Kendall (Allison) Fults of Lower Lake, Calif., Karla (Dr. Cecil) Lamberton of Napa, Calif., Bradley Fults of Bridgeport, Neb., and David Fults of Encinitas, Calif.; 8 grandchildren and 17 great-grandchildren. Cards of congratulations will reach them at c/o Beaver City Manor, 905 Floyd St., Beaver City, NE 68926.
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Lexington, NELexington Clipper-Herald

Tyson Foods awards grant to Food Bank for the Heartland to support hunger relief in Lexington

SPRINGDALE, Ark. — Tyson Foods is providing Food Bank for the Heartland $36,120 to support hunger relief in the Lexington area, the company announced today. This grant will directly benefit Food Bank for the Heartland’s mobile pantry that works to provide food to those in need in the local community. Middle school students from Lexington Public School volunteer to help with the distribution, offering them the opportunity to become leaders in the community.
Georgia StateHastings Tribune

Conservatives revolt against critical race theory in Georgia schools

ATLANTA — On a Sunday afternoon in May, dozens of people crowded into a country club in a Cherokee County golf course community to strategize for an upcoming school board meeting. The topic? Critical race theory. Once an academic abstraction discussed in college classrooms, it’s now a flashpoint for conservatives...
Orleans, NEfoxnebraska.com

Guide to the Good Life: Orleans Cemetery Flags Wave as a Tribute to Veterans

Orleans, NEB - The weather cooperated today so cemeteries everywhere across the area were able to be decorated for the holiday. Click the video to go to the beautiful Orleans, Nebraska Cemetery for this segment of Guide to the Good Life. I recorded various shots of the flowers growing next to many of the headstones and the hundreds of flags that were put up on display to honor those who have served our country.
Johnson Lake, NEKearney Hub

Chapel of the Lake starting their 58th year of services at Johnson Lake

JOHNSON LAKE — For the past 57 years, the Chapel of the Lake has been hosting services during the summer for those living or visiting Johnson Lake. In the summer of 1962, lake residents had the idea of a church to service the people who came to Johnson Lake for recreational activities. Fourteen people gathered at a cabin on Sandy Point one Sunday morning for an informal service, presided over by a Methodist preacher, Rev. Orlando Lee, in a rocking chair.
Johnson Lake, NELexington Clipper-Herald

Chapel of the Lake set to host services through the summer for their 58th year

JOHNSON LAKE — For the past 57 years, the Chapel of the Lake has been hosting services during the summer for those living at or visit Johnson Lake. In the summer of 1962, lake residents had the idea of a church to service the people who came to Johnson Lake for recreational activities. Fourteen people gathered at a cabin on Sandy Point one Sunday morning for an informal service, presided over by a Methodist preacher, Rev. Orlando Lee, in a rocking chair.
Lexington, NEruralradio.com

Dawson Co area Memorial Day events

LEXINGTON – Grave flags will be placed starting Friday, May 28 at Evergreen and St. Ann’s cemeteries. Greenwood flags will be placed Saturday, May 29. Ceremony is set for 10 a.m. at Greenwood Cemetery on Monday, 31, 2021. Speakers will Lexington High School’s Malinda Lo, VFW Post 5136 commander Jared Woody, VFW Auxiliary president Susan Nichols, American Legion Post 111 commander David Trembly, Legion Auxiliary president Donna Hatfield. Members of the Lexington Honor Guard will provide the gun salute with National Honor Society band members playing the National Anthem and Taps.
Atlanta, NEHastings Tribune

Last summer’s protests spark increase in Black activism in Atlanta

ATLANTA — A year ago, Hannah Joy Gebresilassie watched on television as a sea of people took to the streets of Atlanta to protest racial injustice and police brutality. What many in the country remember about the evening of May 29, 2020 is this: An initially peaceful demonstration morphed into chaos and destruction as storefronts were destroyed and police cars were set fire.
Lexington, NELexington Clipper-Herald

Local area Memorial Day events

Lexington – Grave flags will be placed starting Friday, May 28 at Evergreen and St. Ann’s cemeteries. Greenwood flags will be placed Saturday, May 29. Ceremony is set for 10 a.m. at Greenwood Cemetery on Monday, 31, 2021. Speakers will Lexington High School’s Malinda LoVFW Post 5136 commander Jared Woody, VFW Auxiliary president Susan Nichols, American Legion Post 111 commander David Trembly, Legion Auxiliary president Donna Hatfield. Members of the Lexington Honor Guard will provide the gun salute with National Honor Society band members playing the National Anthem and Taps. In case of inclement weather, the ceremony will be moved to Heartland Museum.
Axtell, NEKearney Hub

Kearney area communities planning Memorial Day festivities

AXTELL — Memorial Day services and celebrations will take place this weekend after a year of going without or having smaller ceremonies. The community of Axtell will hold its annual Memorial Day celebration and has added more events to the schedule this year, said Axtell City Clerk Vicki Nelson. “It’s...