Thursday, September 30, 2010

October Brthdays

October 1 -- Jayden Hamel, Robert Long, & Joan Classen.
October 2 -- Joseph Bell & Sharon McShane .
October 3-- Jessica Kort & Kristina Hubl.
October 4-- Roy Faimon, Chad Parr, Tim Gilbert, Robert A. Piel & Kristine Barnhill
October 5--Gene Falgoine, Elizabeth Buschow , & Deborah S. Skrdlant
October 6 -- Doyle Krueger, Barbara Krueger, Dean Buschow, Todd Whipple, & Dora Danehey
October 7-- Riley Skrdlant, Ron Karmazine & Selma “Sammy” Krueger
October 8 -- Kim Henderson, Brandi Higer & Danielle Schmidt
October 9 -- Carissa Krueger Cox, Janette Hoffman
October 10 -- Adolph Niemeyer & Brandi Mohlman.
October 11 -- Jennifer Stertz, & Chris Marcello.
October 12 -- Thong DetAksone, Paul Zimmerman, Kathy Seeman , & Todd Kranau
October 13 -- Julie Zimmerman, Julie Gibert, Jessica Kort, & Alice Koertner
October 14 -- Dara Kort, Everett Underwood & Greg Brenn
October 15 -- Ida Krueger, Roxanne Wademan, & Helen Koertner
October 16 -- Savanna Alber , Neil Kort, Aric Robinson, Natalie Schulenburg Schunk & Chris Meyer
October 17 -- Agnes Karr, Keri Toepfer, & Godfrey Strausburg
October 18 -- Julie Classen Howard, Pam Rose & Wilma Schulz.
October 19 -- Steve Krueger, Ken Kort, George Mazour, Chad Duval, & Robert Carper
October 20 -- Louis Goding.
October 21 -- Roger Hoffman & Joe Marcello
October 22 -- Lyle Bostock, Susan Johnson, Jerry Welke, & Riley Schultz
October 23 -- Leann Worley, , Kim Higer, Tom Van Boening, Jeff Wells, & Stuart Kerr
October 24 -- Steve Hubl,
October 25 -- Kathleen Bauchman, Paul Krueger & Rosaleen Gianokas
October 26 -- Larry Krueger, Lisa Hubl, Wilmer Wells, & Charles Hewett, Jr.
October 27 -- Amy Overy & Connie Mohlman
October 28 -- Jeremy Kort, & Roger Koertner.
October 29 -- Alan Meyer & Brad Hargis
October 30-- Mark Siebrass, Harvey Scheiding, Pam Johnson, & Wilma Frazier
October 31 -- James Meyer, Dorthey Meyer, Stephanie Frasier & Rhonda Brewster.
October 31 Parker Trumble

Monday, September 20, 2010

Orville M. Meyer

Blue Hill resident Orville M. Meyer, 83, died Sunday September 19, 2010 at Mary Lanning Memorial Hospital in Hastings. Services are 10:30 a.m. at Wanda Zion Lutheran Church in rural Juniata with the Rev. Harold King officiating. Burial with military rites by A.L. Shirley Post #176 of Blue Hill will be at Trinity Lutheran Cemetery at Blue Hill. Visitation is 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. Friday at Merten-Butler Mortuary n Blue Hill and one hour prior to services Saturday at the church. Memorials may be given to Wanda Zion Lutheran Church or to the family. Orville was born on March 3, 1927, to Edward and Anna (Sommerfeld) Meyer in Blue Hill, Nebraska. He attended Trinity Lutheran Parochial school. He served n the army during WWII from August 7, 1945 to January 21, 1947. He then returned to the family farm. He married Barbara Jean Parratt on June 6, 1959. He farmed his entire life and he and Barbara moved into Blue Hill from the farm in 1983. She died on Oct 10, 1989. He then married Leonette (Jacobitz) Koblela on July 28, 1990. She died on January 3, 2007. he had been a member of Trinity Lutheran Church, Blue Hill, Nebraska, and was currently a member of Wanda Zion Lutheran Church, Juniata Nebraska. He was also a member of A.L. Shirley Post #176, Blue Hill, Nebraska. In addition to his children and grandchildren, one of the greatest joys in his life was making music. He played in many jam sessions at various places throughout the region providing entertainment. He has earned many trophies as well as being invited to play on the TV show "Nebraska's Good Life". As much as he enjoyed his earthly life he didn't neglect his spiritual life. Anyone who knew Orville could attest to his strong faith. He is survived by two sons, Martin Lee Meyer and his wife Marilyn of Hastings, Nebraska. Lavern Dale Meyer and his wife Bernice of Blue Hill, Nebraska; two sisters, Edna Burge of Campbell, Nebraska and Elva June Jacobitz of Blue Hill, Nebraska; four grandchildren, David Meyer of Chester, Nebraska, Kelli Meyer of Blue Hill, Nebraska, TaDawn Meyer of Sutton, Nebraska; four great-grandsons. He was preceded in death by his parents; both wives, two brothers, Gerhardt and Herbert Meyer; two sisters, Anita Potts, and Delores Meyer.

Saturday, September 18, 2010

Blue Hill wins over Thayer Central

Blue Hill brought home a win Friday night. The Bobcats traveled to Hebron to defeat Thayer Central by a score of 19-6. The Blue Hill team was led by Jared Krueger with 145 yards rushing on 18 carries and one touch down. Kyle Mans also scored with Matt Thramer kicking for the extra point. The third Blue Hill score was a pass interception return by Derek Poe.

3 Mugggs Cafe Now Open

Residents once again have a place to go to buy a meal in the city of Blue Hill. Opened on Blue Hill's main street in the building recently vacated by Klancy's Cafe, 3 Mugggs is serving meals. The business's web site lists the hours and a menu for the Cafe. As of now the hours are 11 a.m. til 2 p.m for a Sunday Lunch (Special only). Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday they serve lunch from 11 a.m. to 2.p.m. and an evening meal from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. Thursday they are closed and Friday & Saturday they serve breakfast and lunch from 7 a.m. to 2 p.m. 3 Mugggs Cafe is located at 534 W. Gage Street. Telephone number is (402) 756-3336

update.  This business is now closed.   May 2011

The Ten Most Important things

Love, that special feeling that makes you feel all warm and wonderful.
Respect, treating others as well as you would like to be treated.
Appreciation, To be greatful for all the wonderful things life has to offer.
Happiness, the full enjoyment of each moment. A smiling face.
Forgiveness, the ability to let things be without anger.
Sharing, the joy of giving without thought of receiving.
Honesty, the quality of always telling the truth.
Integrity, the purity of always doing what's right, no matter what.
Compassion, the essense of feeling anothers pain, while easing their hurt.
Peace, the reward for living the Ten Most Important Things.

Wednesday, September 15, 2010

Blue Hill girls overcome by Hastings St. Cecilia

In four sets the Blue Hill Lady Bobcats slipped behind the St. Cecilia team to lose the match Tuesday evening. The Bobcats had an good start with a win, 23 to 25, in the first set. They continued to play strong but slipped behind with errors to fall in the second by a 26-24 score. The third set ended with 25 - 11 win for St. Cecilia and the final ended at 25 to 15. (Kills, aces, blocks) Markie Coffey 8-1-0,Meggie Coffey 1-1-0, Jordyn Atwater 12-0-1,Lauren Reiman 10-0-0, Maci Coffey 3-0-3,Rachel Reiman 1-0-1, Morgan Ockinga 0-2-0, Team 35-4-5. Assists Meggie Coffey 26, April Faimon 1, Jordyn Atwater 1. Blue Hill 4-4 St Cecilia 5-2

Monday, September 13, 2010

Blue Hill Students at Husker Harvest days

A number of Blue Hill residents went to Husker Harvest Days in Grand Island to take advantage of the oppertunity to learn more about the newest and best inovations in agriculture. Wednesday the event was held up for a couple of hours. Visitors were not permitted on the grounds until 10 a.m, a two hour delay to allow exhibits to clean up the damage caused by overnight winds at the site. After clean up the event proceeded as usual with all kinds of exhibits available, from registered polled hereford cattle to harvesting equipment to seed corn dealers to television service providers. After the winds and rain in the early morning hours the day was warm and humid but the crowds at the event were not diminished.

Friday, September 10, 2010

Blue Hill vs. Hastings St. Cecilia

The Bobcats(ranked #7) fell to the Blue Hawks (ranked #1) in the "Game of the Week." Blue Hill junior Kyle Mans stepped in to fill the quarterback spot as last weeks starting quarterback, Derek Poe was sidelined with a pulled ham string. St. Cecilia put the first points on the score board with 71 yard drive and a score by quarterback Phil Hamburger with a quarter back sneak. The PAT failed making the score 6 - 0. The first period ended with a score of 6-0. In the first play after the beginning of the second quarter the ball carrier was absolutely smashed by Blue Hill sophomore Garrett Sharp. St. Cecilia made another touch down driving 78 yards with a little over 9 minutes left in the first half. Hamburger pitched off to Cody Jackson to earn the two points and bring the score to 14-0. Blue Hill's drive was unsuccessful and they were forced to punt again. Matt Thramer punted. Again the Blue Hawks drove down for another touch down as Hamburger fell forward over the line. The kick was good making the score 21-0. Blue Hill kicked off to St. Cecilia to begin the second half. After an 85 yard drive Blake Brouillette made a touch down on a 33 yard fun, on a drive that was unlike the others, two quick strikes and then into the end zone. The kick for the extra point was good. The score was 28-0. The Bobcats were unable to stop the larger Blue Hawk team from scoring on each possession. Cody Jackson got a 2nd touchdown on a two yard run. Kissinger kicked for the PAT. At the end of the third quarter the score was 35-0. Blue tried to come back, with a passing game as Mans threw a 10 yard reception to Faimon followed by a pitch to Kort that didn't make it, then a completed pass to Kort for a first down . Jared Krueger then caught the ball for another three or four yards. Mans fired down field to Brock Kumke but the ball was picked off by Hamburger who jumped in front of Kumke for the first turn over of the game. After another 69 yard Hamburger went in for his third touch down of the evening. The kick was good and the score was 42-0

Bobcats Vs. Blue Hawks

Many Blue Hill fans disagree with Five out of five prognosticators who predicted that St. Cecilia will defeat Blue Hill in the Friday night matchup. The highly anticipated game will be broadcast on KLIQ 94.5 radio at 7 p.m. Last year St. Cecilia went 13-0 and won the Class c-1 championship. Blue Hill was 9-1 and lost in the second round of the Class c-2 playoffs. Last week the Blue Hawks defeated Kearney Catholic decisively with a 42-0 score while Blue will squeezed past Sutton 15-14. The two teams have not met on the gridiron since 1996, fourteen years ago. The Blue Hill team and coach are used to preasure having reached the state championship game three times in the last five years. Blue Hill fans are confident that their team, coached by Scott Porter and led by quarterback Derek Poe are out to prove the prognosticators wrong and bring home a win for the Bobcats.

Girls Softball season at 3-5.

Coach Jeff Williams girls fell to 3 -5 with a 11- 6 loss to Adams Central Tuesday evening. The first inning was scoreless but the Patriots had five runs in the bottom of the second. Blue Hill came back in the top of the fourth. Kirsten drury had a two run single, followed by Sara Alber driving in another. In the top of the fifth Alber had a double . But the Patriots had five runs in the bottom of the fifth to stretch its lead to 11-4.

Volleyball team takes three

The Blue Hill Girls Volleyball team defeated Silver Lake 25-20, 25-20, 25-13, Tuesday. Blue Hill player in the stats are Markie Coffey 1-1-0, Meggie Coffey 2-5-0, Alissa Overy 11-0-1, Morgan Ockinga 0-2-0, Jordyn Atwater 7-1-0. Lauren Reimen 6-0-0, Maci Coffey, 1-1-1, Team 28-10-2. Assists Meggie Coffey 20, Lauren reiman 1, Maci Coffey 4.

Saturday, September 4, 2010

Bobcats squeak by Mustangs in Season Opener.

The Blue Hill Bobcats traveled to Sutton to begin their gridiron season. They managed to pull off a 15 to 14 win keeping the game exciting to the last minute. Next week they have their work cut out for them as they host Hastings St. Cecilia who defeated Kearney Catholic in a very decisive 42 to 0 game friday evening at Duncan field in Hastings.

Thursday, September 2, 2010

Blue Hill in the News

Despite what anyone may think Blue Hill does manage to get some publicity. Front page stories in the Hastings Tribune the last two days have included stories about Blue Hill residents. In the Wednesday September 1, 2010 an article titled" Weight-loss challenge has participants talking smack" tell how Blue Hill, juniata and Kenesaw have organized a weight loss challenge. The story tells us that so far 30 people in Juniata, 36 in Kenesaw and 32 from Blue Hill are participating. The weigh-in occur each week on the local grain elevator scales. The challenge is scheduled to conclude May 31, 2011. Thursday Sept. 2 edition of the Hastings Tribune has a Story entitled Mural with a Message, Blue Hill Artists work brightens way to speach Therapy Clinic. The story is about Blue Hill art teacher Christine Brown who has painted murals in the Masonic Center near the Rite Care Clinic, a speech therapy clinic for children. For more on both of these stories see the Hastings Tribune.

Wednesday, September 1, 2010

September Birthdays 2010

September 1 Rick Hubl September 1 Mildred Siebrass September 1 LaRae Schunk September 2 Susan Danehey September 3 Zeb Webber September 3 Michael Reiman September 3 Oma Tuck September 3 Nancy Kort September 3 James Johnson September 4 Dale Harrifeld September 5 Allyn Judd September 6 Paul Stoner September 7 Pam Schwab September 9 Alan Schmidt September 13 Keith Piel September 14 Alice Corner September 14 Valarie Gray September 14 Wilson Alber September 15 LaDonna Jesske September 15 Justin Curtis September 17 Keith Kort September 17 Connie Lienemann September 18 Allyssa Willicot September 19 Jeff Mohlman September 20 Cindy VanBoening September 23 Afton Hubl September 23 Ashley Olsen September 24 Audrey Piel September 25 Marilyn Skarin September 27 Shirley Barton September 28 Pam Karr September 29 Brandon Meyer