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Paint Your World Purple Through Relay For Life

How are you going to Paint Your World Purple? The number of days until Clay County’s Relay For Life are quickly counting down, with the Relay set for Friday, June 3. This year’s theme, “Paint Your World Purple,” challenges people to ask themselves how are they going to fight back against cancer.
 
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Youth, Recreation Key Goals of Sutton VIP

Through the process of developing the City of Sutton’s Vision Implementation Plan (VIP), key ingredients outside of the two leading elements, economic development and the housing study, included numerous discussions centered around the enhancement of youth activities and the improvement of recreational options within the City of Sutton. During town hall meetings, held Oct. 28, 2015, meetings with students, residents and business leaders alike, put a strong focus on how to enhance youth activities in Sutton.
 
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SCUD Unified Agreement Discussion Lingers

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Coming to a decision to reunify Sandy Creek and Lawrence-Nelson’s Unified School District Agreement has not come without its late night discussions and opposing views. Sandy Creek Superintendent, Randy Gilson, suggested the South Central Unified School District approve the unified agreement at the next meeting on Monday, May 16, at Sandy Creek. If approved, the agreement will go into affect for the next eight years.
 
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DeVries Teaches the Honey Bee Challenge

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When a 4-H leader told Sandy Creek freshman Chase DeVries about the Honey Bee Challenge, he decided to apply. DeVries is the only student giving the presentation in Clay County. Once he was accepted, he received training on the challenge. He then trained some of his fellow classmates so they could help him with the presentation. DeVries is to reach out to and teach 60 kids, and so far, he has presented to about 40.
 
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County Board Hears Monthly Department Reports

Highway Superintendent Tom Roemmich reported that he has been in contact with Ed Ferguson with the BNSF Railroad in regard to the bridge a mile west of Sutton. The railroad is in the process of having something done with the bridge; possibly having it removed completely. Roemmich also brought up a resolution to install a stop sign on the north and south sides of the Road 318 and Road W intersections. This was approved by the board.
 
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Sandy Creek Journalism is State Runner-Up

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Eight points separated Gering High School and Sandy Creek during the 2016 Nebraska State High School Journalism Championship held at Northeast Community College in Norfolk on Monday, April 25, as Gering earned the Class B state title, while Sandy Creek placed second. Sandy Creek’s McKensi Uecker and Hope Svoboda were also named state champions in Editorial Writing and Photo Illustration, respectively.
 
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Housing is Strong Focus of Sutton Plans

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This is the second in a series of stories that relate to the recently adopted Vision Implementation Plan by the Sutton City Council. This week’s focus turns to the plan moving forward with a housing study that was part of the planning process within the VIP study. With the leading focus of the newly adopted Vision Implementation plan, approved by the Sutton Council during their April 11 meeting on economic development and shared in the April 20 issue of the Clay County News, members of the VIP steering committee, residents and business owners alike, along with the Sutton City Council, put another very strong focus on their second goal of the plan to develop additional housing opportunities to help with the economic and community growth in the near and distant future.
 
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Construction of SC Concession, Track Buildings Underway.

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Construction has begun on the new concession and bathroom at Sandy Creek Elementary and High School. The concessions were previously sold out of the shop class room, proving to be a big inconvenience for the shop class kids. If the students were in the middle of a welding project, they would have to completely stop the project and put everything away.

 

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Key Ingredient in Moving Sutton Forward

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The roadmap has been set for the Sutton community to put a newly developed strategic plan in forward motion, following the final approval of the Vision Implementation Plan (VIP) by council members of the Sutton City Council, April 11.

 

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Clay Center American Legion Hosts Recognition Meeting

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L. Wayne Johnson of Clay Center and Ken Griess of Sutton, Vietnam veterans, were selected from Clay County to be among 500 veterans to take part in the Vietnam Combat Veterans Flight on Monday, June 6.
 

 

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