Allen Darell, manager-operator of the Nebraska Lions Foundation Mobile Screening Unit, gets the equipment ready for hearing tests on a pair of students Friday. (Johnson Publications photo)

Lions member Kelly Hammerlun uses the Welch Allyn Spot Vision Screener for a close up picture of the student’s eyes, as information on several facets of vision is gathered. (Johnson Publications photo)

Volunteers crucial to annual health checks

    School Nurse Angie Paisley said she couldn’t do it without them.

A presentation to NEST On-The-Farm photo drawing winners was held at the Stuhr Museum of the Prairie Pioneer exhibit at the Nebraska State Fair Saturday. On the left is Rachel Biar, director of NEST 529, and on the right in Nebraska State Treasurer Don Stenberg, Trustee of NEST 529. Youth winners included, top from left, Hayden Anibal of Bennington and Emerson Schoenfelder of Columbus; middle row, Charlie Jade Johnson of Champion; front from left, Everett Kegley of Elkhorn and Brandtley Christman of St. Edward.  Not pictured—Ellie Koasek of Western. (Courtesy photo)

CCS third grader among NEST contest winners

    A Chase County Schools third grader already has banked $1,000 toward her college education.


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