Harlan Police Officer Bill McDaniel keeps alert as his team searches for victims.
    HARLAN -- On Wednesday evening, Sept. 14, responders throughout Shelby County assisted in a full scale emergency exercise at the Harlan Community School District.  
	Homecoming king and queen candidates have been selected and include front L to R – Sadie Schultes, Rachel Walker, Malaina Leader and Maggie Rasmussen.  Back L to R – Cole Bruns, Chris Paulsen, Gage Lauritsen and Tyson Patridge.
    ELK HORN – It’s Homecoming week, and the Exira, Elk Horn and Kimballton communities are celebrating with the Exira-EHK School District under the theme Box Office Blitz.
Harlan Walk to End Alzheimer’s
disease set for Saturday, Sept. 24
    HARLAN – The 2016 Harlan Walk to End Alzheimer’s fundraiser will be held Saturday, Sept. 24 at Pioneer Park.    Registration begins at 9 a.m. with the two-mile walk starting at 10 a.m.
	Homecoming king and queen candidates have been selected, and include (pictured at left):  Front L to R --  Cydney Anderson, Jaycie Schueman, Ashtyn Danker, Cassidy Espeseth and Anna Bauer.  Back L to R -- Rhett Welsh, Joel Becerra, Dawson Martin, Preslyn Grobe and Anthony Cordes. Photo by Kim Wegener
    AVOCA – The AHSTW school community has had a special homecoming week this week under the theme “There’s No Place Like HOMEcoming!,” culminating with tonight’s football contest featuring the Vikings taking on Adair-Casey/Guthrie Center.
Becca Stein has been working on painting the mural on the large fence along Main Street in Portsmouth.  The mural is a welcome addition to the community.  (Photo by Sarah Muller)
    PORTSMOUTH -- A mural is in the process of being painted on the large fence along Main Street in Portsmouth.
The traditional show takes place on Saturday and Sunday, September 17-18 at the Greenridge site, one mile south, one mile west and another 1 1/2 miles south of Irwin.
    IRWIN -- The annual Greenridge Steam and Gas Antique Show will celebrate its 40th year when events kick off this weekend at the Greenridge site southwest of Irwin.
Harlan Police Officer Bill McDaniel keeps alert as his team searches for victims.
	Homecoming king and queen candidates have been selected and include front L to R – Sadie Schultes, Rachel Walker, Malaina Leader and Maggie Rasmussen.  Back L to R – Cole Bruns, Chris Paulsen, Gage Lauritsen and Tyson Patridge.
Harlan Walk to End Alzheimer’s
disease set for Saturday, Sept. 24
	Homecoming king and queen candidates have been selected, and include (pictured at left):  Front L to R --  Cydney Anderson, Jaycie Schueman, Ashtyn Danker, Cassidy Espeseth and Anna Bauer.  Back L to R -- Rhett Welsh, Joel Becerra, Dawson Martin, Preslyn Grobe and Anthony Cordes. Photo by Kim Wegener
Becca Stein has been working on painting the mural on the large fence along Main Street in Portsmouth.  The mural is a welcome addition to the community.  (Photo by Sarah Muller)
The traditional show takes place on Saturday and Sunday, September 17-18 at the Greenridge site, one mile south, one mile west and another 1 1/2 miles south of Irwin.
Harlan Police Officer Bill McDaniel keeps alert as his team searches for victims.
    HARLAN -- On Wednesday evening, Sept. 14, responders throughout Shelby County assisted in a full scale emergency exercise at the Harlan Community School District.      Shelby County Emergency Management / 911, Shelby County Sheriff’s Office, Shelby County Public Health, Shelby County Behavioral...
	Homecoming king and queen candidates have been selected and include front L to R – Sadie Schultes, Rachel Walker, Malaina Leader and Maggie Rasmussen.  Back L to R – Cole Bruns, Chris Paulsen, Gage Lauritsen and Tyson Patridge.
    ELK HORN – It’s Homecoming week, and the Exira, Elk Horn and Kimballton communities are celebrating with the Exira-EHK School District under the theme Box Office Blitz.    Homecoming king and queen candidates have been selected and include front L to R – Sadie Schultes, Rachel Walker, Malaina...
Harlan Walk to End Alzheimer’s
disease set for Saturday, Sept. 24
    HARLAN – The 2016 Harlan Walk to End Alzheimer’s fundraiser will be held Saturday, Sept. 24 at Pioneer Park.    Registration begins at 9 a.m. with the two-mile walk starting at 10 a.m.    All funds raised through the walk further the care, support and research efforts of the Alzheimer’s...
    COUNTY – The Shelby County Board of Supervisors has received a petition requesting proper maintenance of the Slates Cemetery in Douglas Township.    Sixty-eight signatures were on the petition presented to the supervisors this fall.      The petition states, “We the undersigned, descendants of...
    HARLAN – The Harlan Community Schools’ preparation for serving ESL (English as a Second Language) students continues this school year with the hiring of a new ESL teacher and ratification by the district’s school board of a Lau Plan to serve English Language learners.    Ana Lucia Gil has...
	Homecoming king and queen candidates have been selected, and include (pictured at left):  Front L to R --  Cydney Anderson, Jaycie Schueman, Ashtyn Danker, Cassidy Espeseth and Anna Bauer.  Back L to R -- Rhett Welsh, Joel Becerra, Dawson Martin, Preslyn Grobe and Anthony Cordes. Photo by Kim Wegener
    AVOCA – The AHSTW school community has had a special homecoming week this week under the theme “There’s No Place Like HOMEcoming!,” culminating with tonight’s football contest featuring the Vikings taking on Adair-Casey/Guthrie Center.    Homecoming king and queen candidates have been selected...
Becca Stein has been working on painting the mural on the large fence along Main Street in Portsmouth.  The mural is a welcome addition to the community.  (Photo by Sarah Muller)
    PORTSMOUTH -- A mural is in the process of being painted on the large fence along Main Street in Portsmouth.    “The fence was looking plain for years,” said Connie Juhl, community member. “We are just trying to clean up the city a little bit.”    About a year ago Juhl and Laura Anderson, city...
HCHS QB Deren Schmitz’s fourth-down pass went high allowing Glenwood it's second win in 47 games allowing the Rams to defeat HCHS 49-41, pushing HCHS's record to 1-3 and 0-2 in District 7, while the Rams imrpoved to 3-1  and 1-1. Read the World Herald's Kevin White's game recap at http://www.omaha....
The traditional show takes place on Saturday and Sunday, September 17-18 at the Greenridge site, one mile south, one mile west and another 1 1/2 miles south of Irwin.
    IRWIN -- The annual Greenridge Steam and Gas Antique Show will celebrate its 40th year when events kick off this weekend at the Greenridge site southwest of Irwin.    This year will highlight a number of special displays including a Birds of Prey presentation, and the show will host the...
    COUNTY -- Shelby County will pay $25 each for beaver tails from November 5-April 15 as part of an ongoing effort to minimize the damage the critters cause to roadways and structures throughout the county.    The county’s board of supervisors re-authorized the bounty this month, with a total...
Austin Owen of Harlan Community Intermediate School. (Photo by Kim Wegener)
SHELBY -- Austin Owen of Harlan Community Intermediate School plays an old-fashioned yard game called roll the wheel at Carstens Farm Days Friday, Sept. 9.  Approximate 350 kids from AHSTW, HCS, Underwood, Tri-Center, Shelby County Catholic School, Mindful Learning School and Home School Students...
Homecoming candidates include front, from left: Kira Barry, Alexis Karsten, Rylie Muhlbauer, Jenna Mullen, Aly Stadtlander and Katarina Willenborg.
	Back:  Hunter Behrens, Trey Boyle, Jon Brandt, Cody Chapman, Coltan Lesle and Ben Wegner. (Photo by Kim Wegener)
    MANNING -- Homecoming Week 2016 has begun at IKM-Manning with a week of spirit days and preparations will culminate with the pep rally, parade, and big game on Friday, September 16.

Sports

HCHS tight end Josh Cheek (25) reaches out to snare a diving 13-yard touchdown catch during Friday night’s first half at Creston.

 CRESTON -- At some point in time Friday night, football’s inventor of the form tackle stopped rolling over in his grave, curled up in the fetal position and covered his eyes.

Family Living

Georgia and Ed Morey
    BENTONVILLE, AR -- Former Harlan residents Ed and Georgia Morey of Bentonville will observe their 60th wedding anniversary on September 22. They plan to celebrate with a family...

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