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JaCorey Shepherd Named Finalist for Haier Ultimate Achievement Award



Eight student-athletes who have been recognized this year for success beyond sports, including Kansas football's JaCorey Shepherd, are finalists for the inaugural Haier Ultimate Achievement Award . The award, which is presented to deserving student-athletes by Haier America and the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA), will be determined by an online vote through April 3rd at http://achieve.haieramerica.com.

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Nemaha County Conservation Annual Meeting & Awards Announced

Nemaha County Conservation District will host their annual meeting Thursday at the community building in Seneca. Election of two supervisors for the conservation district board will be held, with Mike Schmitz and Ken Kramer terms expiring. Kansas Bankers Association Soil Conservation Award will be presented to Cliff and Meridee Swart, with the Windbreak Award going to Carl and Ruth, Jim ...

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Nemaha County Conservation Award winners announced

The Nemaha County Conservation District has announced it’s conservation award winners for this year.  Winning the Kansas Bankers Association’s  Soil Conservation Award is Royce and Monica Becker and Eldo and Virginia Sylvester.  Don and Janice Kramer have received the Windbreak Award, Larry and Evelyn Heinen received the Grassland Award.  The Buffer Strip Award goes to Leroy and Gladys Deters, the ...

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Area Schools win Governor’s Award

Frankfort Elementary along with Frankfort, Centralia, and Baileyville B&B High Schools have been awarded the Governor’s Achievement Award.  42 elementary schools and 18 high schools were recognized this year.  It’s Frankfort Elementary and B&B’s 5th award and Frankfort High School and Centralia’s 6th award.  202 students were honored January 4th during the Centralia/Frankfort basketball games in Frankfort.

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BVTC to award scholarships to area graduating seniors

Blue Valley Tele-Communications, Home, KS, will award scholarships in the amount of $500 and $250 to graduating seniors in each of Blue Valley’s twelve telephone exchanges – Axtell, Beattie, Centralia, Home, Linn, Oketo, Onaga, Palmer, Summerfield, Vermillion, Westmoreland, and Wheaton. In addition, $250 scholarships are available for students in Marysville, Bremen, Frankfort, Blue Rapids, Waterville, Washington and Hanover. Applicants will ...

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Diller Odell Teacher up for award

Beth Roelfs, the Special Education and Title I Director at Diller-Odell Elementary School has been selected as one of five finalists for the 2013 Harlequin More Than Words Award.  The top 3 finalists will have $15,000 donated to the organization that they are involved in and support.  Roelfs has selected the Diller Community Foundation Endowment Fund as her choice if ...

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Summerfield Elementary Making National News

Summerfield Elementary School is making national news by working to support and improve the health of our children and community. Healthy items are being featured on their menus and physical education and activity emphasized. Summerfield elementary qualified for the gold award of distinction, which means they will win a monetary incentive of $2,000 and will also be presented a plaque ...

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Life Care Center of Seneca Among Best in the Country

 For the second year in a row Life Care Center of Seneca was named one of U.S. News and World Report Best Nursing Home. The award is based on the Care Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services. Both rate Life Care Center of Seneca a five-star facility. The rating is based on results of health inspections, staffing and quality measures. ...

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