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Jeff Schelkopf, second from left, and Cole Schelkopf, talk with Petr Jezek of the Czech Republic Embassy in Washington D.C., while Deb Polacek, a former educator at Harvard Public Schools, far left, looks on as Jezek and the Polacek family tour Blue Valley Aquaculture, northwest of Sutton on Monday, April 15.

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Now Petr Jezek can say he’s been to Nebraska. An attaché of the Embassy of the Czech Republic in Washington, D.C., Jezek toured Blue Valley Aquaculture near Sutton and the U.S. Meat... + continue reading

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Jarvis Smith shoots at one of 100 targets during regular season conference action at the Crooked Creek Gun Club near Stockham. Smith was 82-100 overall on the day.

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TORY DUNCAN | CLAY COUNTY NEWS

Colby Peterson, Sutton’s top shooter this past Saturday, takes aim at a target during the Sutton Seniors’ 16-yard shoot. Peterson was a solid 91-100 overall. Looking on as Peterson shoots is Tara Overturf, left, and Andrew Wochner, who was the number two shooter for the Sutton Trap team last week.

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Vance Smith, the Sutton Juniors top shooter last Saturday, along with Stevie Wiseman stand in line to take their shots at targets during Saturday’s conference shoot at Crooked Creek. Smith led the Sutton squad, hitting on 46 of 50 shots and was runner-up overall in the junior male division.

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Mother Nature finally provided shooters at the Crooked Creek Gun Club to shoot in warm and dry conditions. For the Sutton trap team, the weather proved to aid in a strong outing as the team heads... + continue reading

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Members of the Clay Center and Sutton Fire Departments dowse the flames of a tractor fire Tuesday, April 16, just south of the intersection of Highways 6 and 14.

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Clay Center and Sutton and Volunteer Fire Departments responded to a tractor fire and vehicle accident Tuesday, April 16, just south of Highway 6 Highway 14 North. Sutton Fire Chief John Schurman... + continue reading
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The Clay County Veterans Services Office is seeking better ways of connecting with younger veterans. Mike Irons, Clay County’s Veterans Services officer, requested financial backing for... + continue reading

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After about 10 hours of hearing witness testimonies and deliberating, the Harvard School Board voted 4-2 to terminate Jermaine Guinyard’s contract, effective at the close of the 2018-19 school... + continue reading

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In light of a recent drug find in Glenvil, which took place Wednesday, April 17, Clay County Sheriff Jeff Franklin, like his law enforcement counterparts throughout the county and area, notes that Clay County has seen an upswing in drug-related cases and issues. “It’s become as bad as I’ve ever seen in all my years as a law... + continue reading

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Lillian and Bruce Larsen swing dance during the HART Legacy event Saturday, April 13, at the Clay County Fairgrounds. The event, Boots and Blue Jeans Ball, featured a prime rib meal, silent auction, wine pull, kids area, and dancing. Lillian was named the winner of the best boots with her white, sparkling pair.   To read more please log... + continue reading

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After about 10 hours of hearing witness testimonies and deliberating, the Harvard School Board voted 4-2 to terminate Jermaine Guinyard’s contract, effective at the close of the 2018-19 school year. Guinyard, Harvard Public School’s current physical education teacher, was terminated on the grounds of unprofessionalism toward... + continue reading

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Sutton senior Megan Fehr was selected to serve as a Nebraska State FFA officer for the upcoming year during the 91st Nebraska FFA State Convention April 3-5 in Lincoln.

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Sutton High School senior Megan Fehr, the daughter of Bruce and Karla Fehr, was named a 2019-20 Nebraska State FFA officer during the 91st annual Nebraska FFA State Convention, held in Lincoln, April 3-5. Fehr is the first state officer from Sutton since 2007, when then senior Matt McElfresh served as an officer. Each year seven students... + continue reading

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TORY DUNCAN | CLAY COUNTY NEWS

Jarvis Smith shoots at one of 100 targets during regular season conference action at the Crooked Creek Gun Club near Stockham. Smith was 82-100 overall on the day.

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TORY DUNCAN | CLAY COUNTY NEWS

Colby Peterson, Sutton’s top shooter this past Saturday, takes aim at a target during the Sutton Seniors’ 16-yard shoot. Peterson was a solid 91-100 overall. Looking on as Peterson shoots is Tara Overturf, left, and Andrew Wochner, who was the number two shooter for the Sutton Trap team last week.

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TORY DUNCAN | CLAY COUNTY NEWS

Vance Smith, the Sutton Juniors top shooter last Saturday, along with Stevie Wiseman stand in line to take their shots at targets during Saturday’s conference shoot at Crooked Creek. Smith led the Sutton squad, hitting on 46 of 50 shots and was runner-up overall in the junior male division.

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Mother Nature finally provided shooters at the Crooked Creek Gun Club to shoot in warm and dry conditions. For the Sutton trap team, the weather proved to aid in a strong outing as the team heads... + continue reading

TORY DUNCAN | CLAY COUNTY NEWS

Freshman Caitlin Rempe earned first place honors in the triple jump and was the silver medalist in the long jump April 9, in action at the Heartland Invite in Henderson.

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BULL There’s and old saying/ quick phrase out there that goes....“Whoa Nellie.” I can’t remember who started that, but it’s a fitting start to this week’s Bull... + continue reading

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Clay County 4-H held a Youth for the Quality Care of Animals training on April 22 at the fairgrounds. Rachel Adams of Fillmore County Extension, at the left, was the presenter. The training is required for all 4-H members who will be showing livestock, aside from horses and pets, at the county fair this summer. Pictured here, Ethan Shaw, left, and Christian Shaw sift through flour to uncover potential hazards (candy bards) in animal bedding (flour).

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Damaris Rodrigez builds an edible model of a brain cell using a cookie, frosting, sprinkles and licorice during the “Messing with the Message” afterschool 4-H event at Harvard.

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RITA BRHEL | CLAY COUNTY NEWS

On April 22, Clay County 4-H hosted a Soil Science workshop at the fairgrounds, with Brandy VanDeWalle as the presenter. During the event, 4-H’ers learned about soil identification (adding water to dirt on hands to feel consistency and passing around cups/bags of different types of soil, whole group) and soil dissection (making a test tube of water and soil, which allowed the soil parts to settle out over time). Pictured here, Harper Lange, foreground, and Chase Batterman, background, test soil identification.

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RITA BRHEL | CLAY COUNTY NEWS

Clay County Extension hosted a Clover Kid safety workshop on April 18 at the Fairgrounds for children ages 5-7. Brandy VanDeWalle served as the presenter. Activities included practicing dialing their home phone number, learning their home phone number/address/parents’ names, and making a first aid kit. Here, Cheryl Meyer helps Lovaeh Meyer with an activity.

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Lilly Griess, background, laughs as Eli Ladehoff hits the balloon during an activity where students played a combination of the telephone game and keeping the balloon from hitting the floor while hitting it back and forth, which stimulated how difficult it is for the brain to send messages in body when impaired, during the “Messing with the Message” 4-H afterschool program at Sutton.

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Above, Alley explains the mapping for the city park to Brhel, left, and Skalka, during the afterschool activity.

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