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Clark County News

March 9, 1944


Another party


Another party for high school students was sponsored Friday evening at the Legion Hall by the American Legion Auxiliary, the committee in charge being Mrs. Elmer Counsell, Mrs. James Cummings and Mrs. Floyd Casler. The music for the dancing was furnished by a group of high school students forming a swing band. They were directed by Miss Virginia Scholtz, who played the piano. This event will be repeated again next Friday.


Mrs. Cummings wishes it understood that these parties are intended for all young people of high school age, whether or not they may be pupils in high school.




A good herd


Earl B. Robinson of Mondovi has recently had his herd inspected and classified for type, the Holstein- Friesian association has announced. Two of Mr. Robinson’s animals were classified as “very good,” this being the second highest possible score, and five were classified “good plus,” this being the third highest.




Dells Dam Dandies


The Dells Dam Dandies, 4-H club, met at the Roy Harwick home March 4. Visitors were Mrs. Norman White, Mrs. Madsen and John Mattson. The next meeting will be held at the Ladd Holub home April 1. Mrs. Harry A. Anderson is the leader; Charles Harwick, reporter.




Christmas Seals bring $279.92 in Neillsville


The sale of Christmas seals in Neillsville amounted to $279.92, according to an acknowledgment which D.E. Peters has for remittance made to the Wisconsin Anti-Tuberculosis association.




March 11, 1954


4-H Drama Festival at Withee, Loyal


One-act plays scheduled for presentation Friday and Saturday


4-H clubs from all over Clark County will compete in the annual drama festival of one-act plays this weekend. The first part of the contest will be held at Withee High School on Friday evening, beginning at 8 p.m. The plays that will be given are, “A Good Egg,” presented by the Parks Happy 13 4-H, “Lemon Pie for Andy,” by Happy Workers 4-H, and “Buddy Answers an Ad,” by Friendly 4-H.


On Saturday afternoon the contest will continue at Loyal, starting at 1 p.m., with the plays “Henry’s Mail Order Wife,” by the Atwood Braves 4-H; “not Quite Such a Goose,” by the Braun 4-H; “His First Shoes,” by the Dandy Lyons 4-H; “Pig of My Heart,” by the Running Brook Beavers 4-H; “Spirits on Parade,” by St. Hedwigs 4-H; and the Chili 4-H will present one of several plays which they had presented in their home community last week.


In the evening, four more plays will be presented; “Willie Wildcat,” by the Thorp 4-H; “The New Hired Hand,” by the Badger Cubs 4-H; “Henpecked,” by the Twin Oaks 4-H; and “The Sky is the Limit,” by the Eaton Center 4-H.


These are all one-act plays that last between 15 and 35 minutes. They are competing for either blue, red or white ribbons. One of the outstanding plays will be nominated to go on to the district 4-H music and drama festival to be held at Fairchild high school, March 27.


Last year there were only seven plays competing in the contest, compared to 14 entered this year. The public is invited to attend.




Kill wildcat


Mike Krultz, Jr., County Clerk, reports the following bounties claimed for a week: Walter Hansen, Granton, Rt. 3, one red fox killed February 20 in the town of Sherwood; Maurice Meredith, Neillsville, Rt. 3, one red fox killed in the town of Grant, February 23; Charles Suda, Greenwood, Rt. 3, one red fox and one wildcat killed February 22 and 23 in the towns of Longwood and Mead; Peter Anderegg, Granton, Rt. 1, one red fox killed February 23 in the town of Fremont; Edward Harycki, Thorp, three red fox killed February 22 in the town of Worden; and Ray Miller, Unity, Rt. 1, five red fox killed in the town of Colby February 22 and 25.




March 14, 1974


Grants of $79,200 for sewage plants of area, says Obey


Congressman David Obey has announced approval by the Environment Protection Agency of sewage plant construction grants totaling $79,200 for four Central Wisconsin communities. The funds are “reimbursable” grants for sewage treatment plants which are already under construction, or on which construction has been completed, as in the case of Neillsville.


Communities which will receive the grants and the amounts are as follows: Marathon city, $2,100; Thorp, $36,800; Neillsville, $30,800; and Owen, $9,500.




Local store names Miller as manager; Larson is assistant


The president of the Farmer’s Store Company, Albert H. Pritchard, announced today that Glenn Miller has been named general store manager of the F.S. Shopping Center in Neillsville.


Miller replaces Alf Larson, who asked that he be relieved of some of his responsibilities and accepted the position of assistant store manager at the Neillsville store.


Miller, 25, is a native of Minneapolis with a professional background, including manager training with Holiday and K-Mart prior to joining the Farmer Store Company in the summer of 1973.


Listing interests in such diverse areas as antique car restoring, fishing and photography, Miller is expected to move to the Neillsville area soon.


Miller and his wife, Kathy, are the parents of one son, Brian.



Glenn Miller




Service Notes


Airman Guy R. Thomas, son of Mr. and Mrs. George Thomas of Abbotsford, has graduated at Sheppard AFB, Tex., from the air force pavements maintenance specialist course conducted by the air training command.


The airman, who learned to maintain aircraft runways, roads, parking area, and railroad tracks, has been assigned to Kincheloe AFB, Mi., for duty with a unit of the Strategic Air command. Airman Thomas attended Abbotsford High School.





Badger Girls State bound are Mabel Benson and Cindy Kunze, alternate. The girls were selected to attend the event through sponsorship by the local American Legion Post and other service organizations. The event allows the girls to learn about government and politics in a formal style. Mabel is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Ralph Benson, while Cindy is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Robert Kunze. Both are juniors. (Press photo Mar. 14, 1974)




Participants in the Intermediate Division of the 4-H speaking contest, held last week in Greenwood. First row (left to right): Sheila Steiner, Romadka; Lynn Goetz, Busy Three; Barbara Bell, Happy Valley; Kathy Zepaltas, Greenwood Satellites; Harry Burkhalter, Kids 26 Road; Darlene York, Parks Happy 13. Back row: Nancy Spiegel, Busy Three; Pamela Suda, Willard; Kelly Shecklman, Jolly Workers; Lorena Kurz, Kids 26 Road; Cheri Diers, Happy Hustlers; Mavis Burkhalter, Kids 26 Road; and Tom Lindner, Loyal Lads & Lassies. (Press photo Mar. 14, 1974)




March 16, 1994


Marriage Licenses


Following have applied for a marriage license with the office of the Clark County Clerk:


Robert B. De Caire and Lisa R. Bergerson, Town of Reseburg. No date or place of wedding was listed.


Joseph S. Hershberger, Town of Green Grove, and Lydia J. Hershberger, Town of Loyal, at Town of Loyal March 24.


Gregory P. Matson, Town of Longwood, and Consuelo M. Copeland, Town of Weston, at Town of Seif March 19.




Pesticide training sessions slated


Two private pesticide applicator training sessions will be held in March. The meetings will begin at 9:30 a.m. and end approximately 2:30 p.m., with a recess for lunch.

Training sessions are March 17 -VFW Hall, Colby. March 23 - Clark County Health Care Center, Staff Meeting Room, Owen.


Interested farmers should pick up their material prior to the session. Manuals and study guides are available at the UW-Extension Office, P.O. Box 68, Neillsville, WI 54456 and the fee is $20.




MS survey planned


Area residents with multiple sclerosis can take part in a new 1-800 hotline survey sponsored by the Multiple Sclerosis Association of America.


By dialing 1-800-860- 7922, participants can leave a one-minute message to describe new services or ideas MSAA can add to its list of patient care programs. Officials indicated the survey will run until mid-April, and anyone with the disease is welcomed to respond.


“The focus of MSAA is to bring immediate care and relief to those with MS,” said MSAA President John Hodson, Sr., “This survey is an excellent way of achieving this goal by reaching out to MS patients from coast to coast and getting a direct pulse on their needs. Once we tally the results, we’ll work on implementing many of the most popular requests.”




Salvation Army on alert


In view of potential flood situations throughout Wisconsin this spring, the Salvation Army has alerted its disaster teams throughout the state to be in a state of readiness.


After significant coordination with the Salvation Army’s own disaster personnel and several Emergency Government and Sheriff’s Departments throughout the state, it appears that Wisconsin will not face any significant flooding this year. We are grateful; however, the Salvation Army remains on alert and ready to respond should any situations throughout the state develop.


The Salvation Army wishes to serve those in need at the time and point of their need, which would include responding to any disaster.





M-Y-O-P-I-A wins spelling bee! Winners of the Spelling Bee at the Neillsville Middle School are shown above from left to right: 1st place winner - Brooke Domaszek, 8th grade, the daughter of Wally and Terri Domaszek; 2nd place - Sarah Hanuszczak, 8th grade, the daughter of Andrea Olson and Ostap Hanuszczak; and Kiira Inderberg who placed third, daughter of Trygve and Cathy Inderberg. Domaszek won by correctly spelling the word “myopia,” which means nearsighted. Domaszek will now go on to the CESA competition in Fall Creek on March 22. Hanuszczak will accompany her as an alternate. Winners of the CESA competition will go to the state competition in Madison on April 16. (Press photo Mar. 16, 1994)




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