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25
May
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End of 7th Year...

by Tory Duncan
 
Sometimes we all think about how time flies...as the old adage goes...”Time flies when you’re having fun.” This issue of the Clay County News marks the 364th (some odd) issue that I’ve had a hand in producing. I really and truly do find it really hard to believe that I’ve been in Clay County for seven full years now.
 
Wed
18
May
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Man of His Word...

by Tory Duncan

You’ll notice on page 1C this week, a little story regarding a man, who on Saturday, graduated, in his own words, with his kids. Brent Williamson, the principal, the leader and the friend to many, told the graduating class of 2016 at Harvard High School, in so many words, that after 53 years in some area of education...“I feel as if I’m finally graduating today, as well.”
 
Wed
18
May
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Looked Up To...

by Ashley Swanson

Friday, I was privy to a senior walk at Harvard. A little after 9:15 a.m., elementary students lined the hall and waited for the soon-to-be Harvard graduates to walk down the hall. They were excited, to say the least, even more so when the teachers told them they could give the seniors high fives, wish them luck and clap for them.
 
Wed
11
May
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The Column About Everything

By Ashley Swanson

There’s so much going on, it seems almost impossible to focus on just one thing. First off, it’s Nursing Home Week and Older Americans Month, and I have had the pleasure to spend time at a couple of my favorite places—Sutton Community Home and Harvard Rest Haven.

 

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Wed
11
May
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How Time Flies...

By Tory Duncan

Well the obvious thing you will see in this week’s issue of the Clay County News is that it is graduation for all three high schools in the county this weekend. It’s always a fun celebration bringing to a close the elementary, junior high and high school years for graduating classes each year.

 

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Wed
04
May
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The May Rat Race...

by Tory Duncan
 
And so it begins.... Mother Nature slowed down the start of the May Rat Race this year, letting loose of some much needed moisture over the weekend and end of last week, but the timing really STUNK!!! Just sayin’!!! You can plan, get your schedule all set in stone and then BOOM, it’s all out the window.
 
Wed
04
May
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What is Happiness?

by Ashley Swanson
 
Happiness is this little feeling we all get when something unexpectedly touches our hearts. It wells up inside you until it can no longer hold itself in, and then bursts across your face in the widest of smiles. Happiness is waking up to a note or text message with a paragraph of words that just makes you want to jump out of bed and jump for joy.
 
Wed
27
Apr
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Different Perspective

by Ashley Swanson
 
Friday night’s keynote speaker during the annual Nebraska Press Association Convention, this year in Kearney, was a World War II veteran. In June of 1944, 19-year-old Morley Piper was climbing down a rickety rope ladder into a higgins boat just 10 miles off the shore of Omaha Beach.
 

 

Wed
27
Apr
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Memories Abound...

by Tory Duncan
 
Each year, when members of the Nebraska Press Association and Nebraska Press Advertising Service gather for conference time, I always find myself perhaps learning more from my peers and other leaders of this business we call the newspaper business. Of course, we attend to soak in new ideas and information from sessions, as well as from other people in the business. But by in large, the true gathering is to recharge the batteries through conversations and ideas shared, while standing in a group of news people or just having a one-on-one conversation.
 
Wed
20
Apr
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Dancing & Music

by Ashley Swanson
 
This past weekend was filled with dancing and music—my favorite kind of weekends. Friday evening, I watched as the Deshler choir kids put on their musical, “The Little Mermaid;” my cousins were involved in it.
 

 

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