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This headstone was recently installed for Civil War veteran George W. Poor at Green Lawn Cemetery in Lamar following an extensive search by family members to locate his burial site. (Johnson Publications photo)

Family locates Civil War veteran’s gravesite

    George W. Poor was born in Madison County, Indiana in 1845 and was a soldier in the Civil War.
    Poor’s great-great-granddaughter, Cindy Lafferty, lives in Kansas City, Missouri.

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Sister Rochelle Kerkhof, left, and Sister Monica Mary DeQuardo live in Imperial, and are helping with parish outreach and religious education in eight other communities in southwest Nebraska. (Johnson Publications photo)

Sisters helping expand Catholic parish outreach in area

    A pair of Catholic sisters who are living in Imperial but serving nine parishes in southwest Nebraska admit to getting some second looks at times.



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