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Giving Circle members Mary Wilson, left, and Angie Paisley show the crocheted bedspread made by Wilson’s mother Cathy Weber, center, that will be raffled off by the organization. (Johnson Publications photo)

Giving Circle is raising funds with bedspread, pillow raffle

    While at the Longhorn basketball games today (Thursday), be sure to purchase a raffle ticket.
    The Giving Circle will be selling tickets to win a hand-made, crocheted bedspread.

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.

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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