Murdock News March 21, 2018
Murdock Nebraska News
It's time once again for the JOY OF MUSIC!!!
You don't want to miss this, local talent from Murdock, Elmwood, Ashland and the surrounding area share their singing, musical and comedic skills at a FREE performance. Dan Murdoch is the emcee and his jokes never fail to bring a laugh or is that a "moan". He is definitely the king of bad jokes.
JOY OF MUSIC - Sunday, April 8th at 6 pm Come enjoy a variety of music from our community at the Murdock United Methodist Church, 220 Kansas ST, Murdock, NE
The Great Plains United Methodist Women Spring Mission trip to the Midwest Mission Distribution Center (MMDC) has room for other women.
This trip is April 16-20, 2018. Carpool with others and leave Monday, April 16 about 7:30 am. Work 3 days in the warehouse or sewing room. There is a variety of work available that anyone can do. Arrive home about 5:30 pm Friday, April 20. Kelli Brewer is going.
MMDC is near Springfield, IL. It is a disaster relief facility where different kits (cleaning, health, school) are made to help victims during disasters. Anyone is welcome - there’s always great fellowship.
Worship Time: 9:30 am Sunday
Children's Sunday School: 9:55-10:30
(dismissed from worship following the "Children's Chat")
St Paul Methodist Church
Our Lenten Study for the next six weeks.
Weeks One and Two are at St Paul Elmwood United Methodist Church
Weeks five and six are at Murdock Ebenezer United Methodist Church
March 21: "Activate the Power of Prayer"
March 28: "Activate Health and Healing"
Lenten Evening Prayer Services
The theme is the Sweet Salvational Swap!
Wednesday, February 21 at 7:00 pm
Wednesday, February 21 at 7:00 pm
Maundy Thursday Divine Service March 29 at 7:00 pm
Good Friday Service March 30 at 7:00 pm
Easter Morning Sunrise Joint Service at Immanuel, Louisville,
April 1st at 7:00 am
Festive Easter Divine Service at Trinity, Murdock, April 1 at 10:30 am
Men's Bible Study
Monday, March 26th at 6:30 pm. We will begin the study of 1 & 2 Samuel. Please invite a friend. All are welcome!
Ladies Bible Study
Sunday, March 25th at 6:00 pm. We will continue the study of the Old Testament book of Genesis.
Join us Every Sunday
9:15 Sunday School & Bible Class
10:30 am Divine Service
Listen to the weekly sermon anytime at Pastor Brent Kuhlman's Blog
Murdock Volunteer Fire Department Annual Pancake Feed
April 8th from 8:00 to 1:00 pm
Come join us for eggs, sausage and pancakes
One more prom is in the books and the kids had a great time!! parents and kids gathered at the high school for the traditional photos and walk down the Red Carpet where they then boarded buses to prom and after prom.The Senior and Junior Class in all their finery.
Elmwood-Murdock Junior Class Prom 2018
Elmwood-Murdock Senior Class Prom 2018
Post Prom was held at the YMCA and the kids were able to enjoy gaming, climbing walls, and bubble soccer. I even saw some kids in church the next morning. Good for them!!
Thank you to all the parents, businesses and community support that made this a safe and enjoyable high school experience
Click on the Image above or the 2018 Athletic Banquet invite link for a printable PDF version
This week our Student of the Week Winner is Payton Frahm. He is a senior at Elmwood MurdockHigh School. His activities include football, speech, FBLA, and basketball.He is the son of Doug and Kathy Frahm.
He was nominated for these reasons:
- He is very polite and willing to help anyone who needs it
- He is an extremely hard worker
- He has always done well academically and athletically
- He is a person I greatly trust and admire
Witte Physical Therapy in Louisville is now offering…
Call Us at
30 minutes: $30
60 minutes: $45
There is a wealth of information on the new Elmwood-Murdock website. It is updated on a daily basis by various teachers and department heads.
Work to Begin on N-63 Alvo North Realignment
March 15, 2018 (Lincoln, Neb.) — Weather permitting, work is scheduled to continue the week of March 19 on N-63, between Alvo and I-80, according to the Nebraska Department of Transportation.
Knife River, LLC of Sioux City, Iowa has the $11,758,926 contract. Work will include realignment of N‑63, culverts and box culverts, and wetland mitigation. This will be the second of two phases of work.
During this phase, N-63 will be closed to traffic from Reference Post 4+20 (Alvo) to Reference Post 9+68 (Church Road). A marked detour will be in place along I-80 to N-66 to N-50 to US-34 for southbound traffic and along US-34 to N-50 to N-66 to I-80 for northbound traffic. This portion of the project is anticipated to be completed in November 2018.
The Department’s project manager is Jesse De Los Santos of Lincoln. Motorists are reminded to drive cautiously through work zones and along detours.
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Church Times of Service, dinners, meetings, Bible study
Baseball sign updates
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Business special events or Open Houses
4-H meeting dates (photos from meetings)
School Accomplishments (high school, college)
Holiday Events & photos (Valentines Day, St Patricks Day, Easter)
Welcome to a new section of the Elmwood and Murdock weekly news. Senator Rob Clements will be submitting a regular summary of what is happening in the Nebraska Unicameral. If you ever wanted to know how Nebraska is run, how decisions are made he is the one to ask.
The Sarpy/Cass Health Department offers free transportation assistance to women with a mammogram appointment. The service includes home pick up, hospital/clinic drop off, and return home drop off. Eligibility includes women aged 40-75 years living in Sarpy or Cass counties. Please call the Health Department at 402-537-6968 for more information.
Country Musc Theatre - Louisville
** SUNDAY, March 25, 2:00 pm - FREE ADMISSION! Gospel Show
March 31 - Kathy Dovel & Friends
*** 2 PM SHOW! April 7 - Cornhusker Jammers Show, (NOT a jam session)
April 14 - Jeanette Hill & August Moon Band
April 28 - Rayne Magill & Friends
May 12 - Down Home Band, Fred & Dorothy Techau & Friends
May 26 - Bill Hill & Fine Wine Band
June 9 - Alex Vanderbeck & Friends
June 23 - Al Kelley & Reilly Creek Band
July 7 - Kenny Briton & Friends
July 21 - Rodger Roberts & Friends
August 4 - Irish Donahoo & Friends
August 18 - Terry Hovey & Friends
September 1 - Steve Jensen & Friends
September 15 - Larry Hanson & Friends
September 29 - Fred Larson &Friends
October 13 - FREE ADMISSION! CCMT Anniversary Show!
October 27 - Frank Bigelow & Friends
November 10 - Warren Brewer & Friends
November 24 - Josh Krohn & Dirty River Ramblers
December 8 - Christmas Show,
(Young musicians, up to 16 years old will be entertaining!)
** 7 PM, Monday, December 31, New Year's Eve Party!
Looking for something to do with the kids during the winter. We have a wonderful "playground" right in our own backyard with Mahoney state park offering ice skating, ice fishing, and indoor birthday parties at the playground. So if your kids are getting cabin fever let them run off some energy in the ball pits and climbing wall and not your furniture.
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Nebraska Newspapers, Beginning Sunday
Lincoln, Neb. (February 27, 2018) – The 2018 Unclaimed Property Annual Report will be published in 16 Nebraska newspapers in the coming weeks, as required by state law, beginning March 4 in the Omaha World-Herald and the Scottsbluff Star-Herald, Nebraska State Treasurer Don Stenberg said today.
Stenberg said the 40-page tabloid includes 30,865 names that were turned over to the Treasurer’s Office in 2017. The pages of names include individuals, businesses, organizations, institutions, schools and colleges, and governmental entities.
“I want to emphasize the tabloid contains only new properties turned over to the Treasurer’s Office in 2017 by banks, insurance companies, and other holders and is only a small portion of the total 350,000 names in the Treasurer’s unclaimed property database,” Stenberg said. “By law, we are required to publish these names in newspapers across the state and to send follow-up letters to the last known addresses of the owners. These efforts, along with our outreach booth at the Nebraska State Fair, account for the largest number of filed and approved claims each year.”
In 2017, the Unclaimed Property Division of the Treasurer’s Office returned more than $15.3 million to owners, the second largest amount returned in one year in the history of the program. In 2016, the Treasurer’s Office returned $16.3 million to owners, setting a record for the program. In 2017, a total of 16,748 claims were paid for an average of $914 a claim.
“As in the past, this year’s tabloid features stories of five families and one organization that received unclaimed property from the Treasurer’s Office last year. We thank the people for sharing their stories, which encourages others to contact our office and to realize that the process is pretty simple and the rewards can be great,” Stenberg said.
Stenberg also praised his staff. “I appreciate the staff’s continued hard work and diligence in locating hard-to-find owners who are oftentimes scattered across the United States and abroad and the staff’s friendly assistance to people who visit our office. Many times, the owner information we receive is out-of-date or inaccurate, and we depend on a variety of research tools and contacts to find and document proper owners,” he said.
“As more Nebraska companies engage in global business and as more international students attend Nebraska colleges and sometimes relocate here for a while, the unclaimed property staff is now searching for owners not only from across the United States but also internationally,” Stenberg said. In 2017, the Treasurer’s Office paid claims to owners throughout the United States as well as in the United Kingdom, Gambia, Japan, France, Australia, Germany, and Switzerland.
Other interesting facts from 2017 include the following:
- The largest claim paid was $341,364 to an Omaha estate.
- Seventeen claims paid in 2017 exceeded $100,000 each; 28 claims ranged between $50,000 and $99,999,
- The most voluminous claim paid totaled 35 pages and included 231 properties for a descendant of a Nemaha County pioneer family.
- Among the owners claiming property in 2017 was television personality Dick Cavett, who received $682 from his parents’ estate.
- Altogether, the Treasurer’s Office is holding more than $170 million in unclaimed funds for more than 350,000 owners.
- There is never a charge for searching or filing a claim with the Treasurer’s Unclaimed Property Division.
Stenberg reminded owners that they may search for unclaimed property online attreasurer.nebraska.gov. In instances in which property is $500 or less, owners may file claims online through the Treasurer’s website. Common forms of unclaimed property are uncashed paychecks, refunds, rental deposits, utility deposits, stocks, dividends, insurance payments, savings bonds, matured CDs, and lost IRAs.
The 2018 tabloid will be published in the following newspapers on the following dates:
March 30 – Holdrege Citizen, McCook Gazette, and Sidney Sun-Telegraph
March 31 – Alliance Times-Herald, Hastings Tribune, and Kearney Hub
April 1 – Grand Island Independent and North Platte Telegraph
Ways to search for unclaimed property and file claims include the following:
- Check the Nebraska State Treasurer’s website at treasurer.nebraska.gov. Type a name in the search box on the home page or click on the Unclaimed Property tab at the top of the page.
- For an amount less than $500, an owner may file a claim online through the website, with the required information.
- For an amount greater than $500, an owner may complete the claim form found on the website and in the tabloid and mail to the State Treasurer’s Office, Unclaimed Property Division, 809 P St., Lincoln, NE 68508-1390. The form must be notarized.
- Call the Unclaimed Property Division at 1-877-572-9688 toll-free outside of Lincoln or 402-471-8497 in Lincoln. Calls are taken 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., CT, weekdays.
- Visit the Unclaimed Property office at 809 P Street in Lincoln or in the Treasurer’s Office in Suite 2005 of the State Capitol. Hours at both locations are 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday through Friday. An owner should bring a driver’s license and Social Security card.
- If filing on behalf of a deceased family member for an amount greater than $500, the owner must provide documentation to establish legal authority to file the claim including a will, death certificate, obituary notice, and personal representative documents.
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