Twelve 5th & 6th grade Exeter-Milligan band students participated in the Bruning-Davenport band contest on Saturday, March 19. Students receiving "1" ratings (superior) were Ashley
Benorden, clarinet solo; Trystan Brandt, trumpet solo; Hannah Horne, piano solo; Samantha Horne, French horn solo & piano solo; Lucy Murphy, alto sax solo; Patrick Murphy, trombone solo & piano solo; Haylee Sheffield, French horn solo & piano solo and Ella Wilkins, flute solo. Students receiving "1-" ratings were Vicki Androyna, alto sax solo and Tara Mueller, flute solo. Students receiving "2+" (excellent) ratings were Hannah Horne, alto sax solo and the clarinet duet made up of Janey Erdkamp and Kaitlyn Vavra. Ella WIlkins received a "2" rating on her piano solo.
It was all about recycling on Tuesday evening as Exeter-Milligan elementary students educated their audience about going green.
Their "Get Goin' Green" program directed by Mrs. Angie Murphy shared about recycling and each person's responsibility in caring for the earth.
For the 69th year in a row the Exeter Feeders and Breeders held their annual banquet. This year the event was held on Saturday evening at the Milligan Auditorium.
Each year the Feeders and Breeders honors an individual who has made a significant contribution to the agriculture community.
This year Alan Songster of rural Exeter was honored. Songster has been involved in agriculture and working cattle since his childhood and is now working with the next generation of his family in their farming operation.
During his acceptance speech Songster recognized the support of his wife Noreen, who shared the stage with him, along with that of his three children and their spouses and families.
Senior Heather Pribyl was chosen as a First Team All State honoree in
the Class D-1 Omaha World Herald selections.
Freshman Nolan White and Senior Zach Jensen were both chosen for honorable mentions in the Omaha World-Herald Class D-1 team.
Sunday afternoon Exeter Pack 218 crossed over three boys from Cub Scouts to Boy Scouts at the Exeter American Legion.
Eric Olsen, Joey Bartu and Travis Gilliam all achieved the highest award in Cub Scouts, the arrow of light, and were ready to enter Boy Scouts.
The Fillmore County Hospital project is nearing completion and scheduled to open on May 1, 2012.
Virginia Louise Krasser died March 31, 2011. She was born January 29, 1926 at Guthrie County, Iowa.