Cherrie Beam-Callaway will present a program in two presentations this weekend on the historical, fact-based accounts of an Irish immigrant settling in Nebraska.
Javier Leon, above, former Rotary exchange student from Mexico, passed through Imperial on a motorcycle journey across the country. He and two friends stopped in Imperial to visit Bill Mollring, below, whose family hosted him in the mid 1970s. He brought a Los Mochis, Mexico Rotary flag to share with the local club. (Johnson Publication and Courtesy photos)
Tuesday brought a surprise to Bill Mollring when Javier “Topo” Leon stepped back into his life.
Chase County residents are invited to participate in the Torch Run this weekend.
Classic vehicles lined up here on the student parking lot area at Chase County Schools as others were parked in the teacher’s lot along East 9th Street. (Johnson Publications photo)
An NRCA member directs traffic rather noticeably in the teacher’s parking lot as the cars and pickups rolled into town Sunday morning. (Johnson Publications photo)
One of the more attention-getting vehicles was “Frankenstein,” originally a 1950 Chevy 3100 that’s had parts from four other Chevys incorporated into it by owner Jerry Huebner of Grand Island. (Johnson Publications photo)
There’s one thing very obvious with members of the Nebraska Rod & Custom Association (NRCA)—they love their vehicles.
Thunderstorms took a break Monday long enough for the Memorial Day ceremony at Mount Hope Cemetery. Representatives of Andrew Kinder VFW Post #4688 presented the colors to open the ceremony.