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Thursday, November 16, 2006 – Alliance Times-Herald
Photos Courtesy of Steph’s Studio
RUBY ANNIVERSARY — Norma Brunkhardt was married to Howard Romick on Nov. 20,
1966, in Immanuel Lutheran Church at Alliance. They will celebrate their 40th anniversary with a
card shower hosted by their children, Lora and John Herian, Amy Nielson and Chris and Leslie
Romick and their families. Cards may be sent to the couple at 2550 CR 62, Alliance, NE 69301.
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CHILDREN FOR PEACE — Hemingford School had 33 entries in the Alliance Lions Club
Lions International Peace Poster Contest. Pictured from left, are Nicole Schekall, first place; Lions Club member Alan Danbom; Brady Horstman, second
place; Blake Hansen and Paige Phillips, honorable mention;
and art teacher Cindy Lanik. Lions Club International is sponsoring the contest to emphasize the importance of world peace
to young people everywhere. The posters were selected for
originality, artistic merit and portrayal of the contest theme, "Celebrate Peace." The first place posters at each level will advance
to district, multiple district and international rounds of competition. One grand prize winner and 23 merit award winners will be
selected. The grand prize includes a cash award of $2,500 plus
a trip for the winner and two family members to New York City,
for the awards ceremony at Lions Day with the United Nations.
The 23 merit award winners will each receive a certificate and a
cash award of $500.
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Laeger, Dahl Engagement
HEMINGFORD — Alice Laeger of Hemingford, is engaged to
marry Arne Dahl of Siloam Springs, Ark.
The couple is planning a Jan. 7, wedding at Gentry, Ark.,
and plan to reside at Siloam Springs.
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Mr. And Mrs. Nicholas Harpold
ALLIANCE — Tara Bastron, daughter of Tana and
Dan Fillis of Alliance and the
late Terry Bastron, was married to Nicholas Harpold, son
of Connie and Ivan Harpold of
Gering, on Sept. 2, in an
evening double ring service at
Church, with Rev. Doug
Griger officiating.
The bride was given in
marriage by her stepfather,
Dan Fillis, and her grandfathers Ron Meter and Alvin
Chadron, twin sister of the
bride, was the matron of honor.
Maslynn Yardley of Alliance, niece of the bride, was
the flower girl.
Cameron Harpold of
Scottsbluff, brother of the
groom, was the ring bearer.
Ivan Harpold, father of the
groom, served as best man.
Ushers were Gus Wilkinson, cousin of the bride, and
Jay Johnson, brother of the
Ron and Ruthe Meter,
grandfather and step-grandmother of the bride, attended
the guest book.
Jade Johnson, cousin of
the bride, and Becca Dobry,
friend of the couple were personal attendants.
Candle lighters were Kayla
and Tyler Harris, cousins of
the bride.
A dinner and dance reception at the Eagles followed the
ceremony, with Esther Bastron, grandmother of the
bride, Penny Benson, aunt of
the bride, and Kayla Harris,
cousin of the bride as servers.
The scripture reader was
Tiffany Naylor, cousin of the
Cynthia Horn was the organist and Deb Williams was
the soloist.
The bride is a 2001 graduate of Alliance High School
and holds a Bachelor of Science and Nursing degree from
the University of Nebraska
Medical Center. She works in
the surgical unit at Regional
West Medical Center at
The groom is a 1998 graduate of Scottsbluff High
School. He is employed as a
conductor for Union Pacific
Girl Scouts, Coming Events
OGALLALA — Guiding
Star Girl Scout Council
will host a Junior Jubilee at Bayard this
month focusing on
financial sensibility. Also in November, Guiding Star Girl
Scout Council will host its
annual dinner-theater trip to
Denver for a performance of
Girl Scouting provides a
wide variety of girl-planned
and centered activities from
those that occur in troop
meetings to many councilsponsored events and trips.
Spring events will soon be
announced. They will kick off
with a celebration of Girl
Scouting's 95th Anniversary
with a food drive service project at Girl Scout Nights at
Women's basketball games.
For information about
Girl Scouting opportunities, contact Guiding
Star Girl Scout Council, 1-800-458-4467;
email, [email protected] com; or visit,
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THEATER ARTS LESSONS — Junior Girl Scout Sarah
Schleicher of Alliance, second from left, applies a base coat of
make up to Davina Berg of Alliance, during Junior Jubilee's "Act It Out" at Mullen on Saturday, Nov. 4. Tory Vandremmilin of Curtis and Elena Reza of Alliance, far right, check out a storybook to find the traits of different characters in a workshop exploring stepping into a role. The daylong event was hosted by Guiding Star Girl Scout Council, with 41 girls and 13 adults from the Western
Nebraska communities of Alliance, Curtis, Gothenburg, Maxwell, North Platte, and Wallace attending. Margaret “Sooky” Marks of
Mullen served as the event's director, with ninth-graders Lauren Boyer, Kasey Brown, and Kelsey Porath helping to organize the
event as the project to complete their Girl Scout Silver Award. The theme of this Junior Jubilee focused on the theater arts and
earning the Junior Girl Scout Theater badge. Those attending from Alliance were Saige Benton, Davina Berg, April Garret, Bethany
Grant, Elena Reza, Sara Schleicher, Jaycie Sward, Olivia Vogel, Marti Schleicher and Dorothy Berg.
Today is Thursday, Nov.
16, the 320th day of 2006.
There are 45 days left in the
Today’s Highlight
In History:
Two hundred years ago, on
Nov. 16, 1806, Moses Cleaveland, the land surveyor for
whom the city of Cleveland is
named, died in Canterbury,
Conn., at age 52.
On This Date:
In 1776, British troops
captured Fort Washington
during the American Revolution.
In 1933, the United States
and the Soviet Union established diplomatic relations.
In 1959, the Rodgers and
Hammerstein musical ‘‘The
Sound of Music’’ opened on
Thought For Today:
‘‘Men are more apt to be
mistaken in their generaliza tions than in their particular
— Niccolo Machiavelli
Italian political philosopher
Today’s Birthdays:
Actor Clu Gulager is 78.
Blues musician Hubert Sumlin is 75. Journalist Elizabeth Drew is 71. Blues musician W.C. Clark is 67. Actor
Steve Railsback is 61. Actor
David Leisure is 56. Actress
Marg Helgenberger is 48.
Rock musician Mani is 44.
Keith Burns is 43. Tennis
player Zina Garrison is 43.
F o rmer baseball player
Dwight Gooden is 42. Jazz
singer Diana Krall is 42. Actor Harry Lennix is 42. Actress Lisa Bonet is 39. Actress Tammy Lauren is 38.
Rhythm-and-blues singer
Bryan Abrams is 37. Actress
Martha Plimpton is 36. Actress Maggie Gyllenhaal is
29. Pop singer Trevor Penick
is 27. Actress Kimberly J.
Brown is 22. Actor Noah
Gray-Cabey is 10.