Thursday, July 2, 2020

Throwback Thursday Week of June 29

Exeter Boy Scouts who are members of Troop 390 out of Cordova spent a week in June at Boy Scout Camp, Cornhusker Camp, near Humboldt, Nebraska. While they were there they enjoyed swimming, canoeing, archery, cooking and more while sleeping in their tents and learning with many other scouts who were there for the week. Attending were Kirby Soukup, Cody Soukup, Jack Dinneen and Elliot Erdkamp.

The Exeter girls 10 and under team, coached by Mark and Jane Beethe, took 3rd place at a tournament last weekend. The girls 14 and under team also took second place at the Friend Tournament.

Exeter Cub Scout Pack 218 held a pack campout at Lone Star, south of Milligan. This was a combined event with the Friend pack. The weather, although hot, was beautiful Friday night. After supper together the scouts practiced skits and then for their campfire they sang songs and performed several skits. In June several of the cub scouts also attended Day Camp in Walton, Nebraska at the Outdoor Education Center.

The Village of Exeter recently purchased a new loader. The subject of a new loader was broached this spring after the bad weather the area experienced this last winter. The Village had a loaner loader over the winter because of a manufacturing issue to replace a broken window in their current loader. The loader is a Caterpillar 924H. The total for the loader came to $116,150 and the village used the $21, 751 from the sale of the old loader and $15,000 from sales tax funds to help pay for the purchase. The village borrowed the $79,000 to make up the total cost of the loader.

Residents of Fillmore County have been given the opportunity to voice their opinion at the polls on August 10th on a new hospital in Geneva.

The Exeter Care Center had some special visitors. Four cars, all of which compete in the Cruiser category at local racetracks, paid a visit to the care center in preparation for the residents visit to Junction Motor Speedway in McCool Thursday evening.
The drivers which included Brian Petro and Clayton Lewis in # 71, Bill Lewis and Jim Lewis in # 11, Greg Ekeler and John Miller in #42 and Brent Kassik and John Miller in #59 brought their cars out to show the residents.

Kovanda, Glenn E,  age 90 of Milligan, Nebraska died in Geneva on Friday July 2, 2010.

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