Archive - Apr 2014
Area citizens were given the opportunity this week to learn more about their health on every level - and the best part was - it was all free!
For the second time, Adams Land & Cattle Company hosted a Community Health Fair in Broken Bow, and the Municipal Auditorium. This yearâ€™s event featured 25 vendors, ranging from insurance representatives to financial planning to health screenings and health foods.
ALCCâ€™s Stephanie Miller says the companyâ€™s wellness committee spends about four months planning and organizing the health fair.
The pick-up for the PTA Flower Sales will be this week at Arrow Seed in Broken Bow, with the following schedule:
Thursday & Friday, May 1 - 2; 7 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Saturday, May 3; 8 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Everyone is invited to the Community Health Fair Monday with much to offer:
â€˘ Stride Clinic by pearson Physical Therapy
â€˘ EKGs showing Heart Patterns by
the Nebraska Heart Institute
â€˘ The American Red Cross will be there, as well as
information on dentistry, massage therapy, weight loss,
sun safety and personal financing.
â€˘ Derma Scans will be provided and health screenings.
â€˘ There will be yoga demonstrations
â€˘ Blood pressure checks
Kids are invited to practice their softball and baseball skills from 3-6 p.m.
ARCADIA - - Many would agree that we live life with the knowledge that life as we know it can change at any moment. For Dr. Mary Neal, the day her life was forever changed was in January 1999 during a kayaking trip on the Fuy River in the remote Los Rios region in South America.
After dropping down a waterfall, her boat became lodged between another boat and rocks at the bottom of a waterfall, where she was hidden and pinned under torrents of water. The power of the water did not allow her an escape, though she tried to release herself from her boat.
Educating students on the impact of Nebraska agriculture is the focus of Ag Fest 2014 on Tuesday, April 29, at the Dawson County Fairgrounds in Lexington and Wednesday, April 30, at the Custer County Fairgrounds in Broken Bow.
The day-long events are designed for fourth and fifth grade students. Each will feature hands-on crop and livestock educational exhibits and three concurrent sessions.
The sessions will include â€śThe Miracle of Corn,â€ť â€śWow That Cow,â€ť and â€śThe H2O Show,â€ť according to Andrea Nisley, UN-L Extension Educator in Dawson County.
Last November history was made in rural Custer County, when a section of a 110-year-old sod house was â€śharvestedâ€ť for research. Last month a group of high school students from three Custer County high schools were given the unique opportunity to get their hands dirty, and get an up-close look at the historical research.
Zaydn Huntly Trew was born March 15, 2014, at Mary Lanning Hospital in Hastings. He weighed 9 pounds 1 ounce and was 21 inches long. Zaydn is the son of Holly Kramer and Harold Trew of Merna. Proud grandparents are Bev Trew and Steve Trew of Broken Bow, Karen and Mitch Kamla of Ogallala, and the late Jerry Kramer of Stapleton. Great-grandparents are Ann Seda and the late Louis Seda of Arnold, the late Gloria Bartak and the late Clyde Bartak of Broken Bow, and Charlotte Trew and the late Harold Trew of Minden.
Anna Lynn Zutavern and Nicholas Lee Killough were united in marriage Dec. 14, 2013, at the historical Minden Opera House in Minden with Pastor Paul Bauman as the officiant. It was a small and intimate wedding with the couplesâ€™ family and close friends. A reception followed the ceremony with hors dâ€™oeuvres, horse drawn carriage rides, a hot chocolate bar, and an elegant dinner.Â
After a courageous battle with cancer, David Jerome Smith â€śDaveâ€ť passed away peacefully at his home while surrounded by his two children and loving companion, Lori. Dave was preceded in death by his wife, Anne; brother, Dan; and parents, Dorothy Smith and John Smith.
Dave is survived by his children, Zachary David and Blair Catherine; grandchildren, David and Scott; and siblings, Cathy, Mike, Pat, Mark, Scott, Tom, Tim and Teri.
Ilene Hulinsky, age 77 of Broken Bow, died Friday April 18, 2014, at the Jennie Melham Medical Center in Broken Bow.
Memorial services were Wednesday, April 23, 2014, in Govier Brothers Mortuary in Broken Bow with Pastor Alan Petersen officiating. Memorials are suggested to the family.
Ilene L. Hulinsky was born Nov. 19, 1936, at Burwell, to Clarence and Daisy (Palmer) Gumb. She was married to Frank Hulinsky Nov. 23, 1954, at Burwell. The couple lived at Fort Hartsuff, near Burwell. They later moved to Gothenburg.