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There were usually 45-50 workers that would work on the farm on a daily basis. What shipments did or did not come in determined who would show up.  (Courtesy photo)

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One of the main goals for the Holmans’ trip was to install a drip line irrigation system. A water tower, the main water source, is located on the farm. Pictured with Nate, at left, is one of the World Hope International ag workers Bimba and Holman’s driver William Conteh. (Courtesy photo)

Holmans plant pineapples, bring hope

 Nate and Cynthia Holman were busy this winter.

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Andre Rodriguez serves Matthew Musgrove some of his spicy homemade chili. There were 17 contestants at this year’s event. (Johnson Publications photo)

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This year’s People’s Choice, far left, was the Imperial Manor Parkview Heights entry. Pictured, from left, are Chris Lee, third place winner; Leann Weiss and daughter Alyssa Weiss, who placed first; and Rex Messersmith, who received second. Messersmith also provided the water for the event. (Johnson Publications photo)

Chili Cook-off a ‘hot’ hit

    The sixth annual Chamber of Commerce Chili Cook-off was a hot event to be at last Thursday.



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PO Box 727

Imperial, NE 69033