Sunday, May 28, 2017

News Roundup: Memorial Day Services At 10 A.M. Monday At Dorchester Cemetery

Memorial Day Services at Dorchester Cemetery 10 A.M., Pleasant Hill 11 A.M.:  On Memorial Day, do not forget the reason behind the holiday. The Dorchester American Legion's Veterans Memorial Day program is a tradition in our area we are proud to honor.  It is a heartfelt tribute to our fallen military heroes -- past and present -- who sacrificed their lives for freedom and to protect our country.  The Dorchester Legion's ceremonies will be held Monday, May 29 -- 10 a.m. at the Dorchester Cemetery, followed by an 11 a.m. service at the Pleasant Hill Cemetery.  Ceremonies will be conducted by Dorchester Legion Post 264.  Lunch follows services at Dorchester Legion Hall.

DHS Alumni Association Scholarships Go To Velder, Ruiz:  The Times has learned that Bailey Velder and Maru Ruiz, both members of the DHS Class of 2017, were the winners of $500 scholarships provided by the Dorchester Alumni Association at Saturday's banquet held at the DHS gymnasium. The scholarship money was made available through the generous donations of DHS alumni.  To see the DHS Alumni Association's Facebook page, click here.

Jacee Weber, Brittney Zoubek Named 'Class Acts' by Lincoln Newspaper: 2017 graduates Jacee Weber and Brittney Jean Zoubek have been named 'Class Acts' by the Lincoln Journal Star.  The newspaper noted that among Weber's honors were National Honor Society; NCPA Academic All-State, 2015-17; KLKN Runza Student Athlete of the Month; 2016 State Track Triple Jump; and Student Council president  Weber is headed to Wayne State College to study biology (pre-med).  Zoubek's honors include DHS honor roll, all semesters; State Journalism medalist, five times; 4.0 GPA; Youth sports coach; and Academic All-State Basketball.  She is going to Southeast Community College for business administration.

Friend Newspaper Runs Story on Dorchester's June 3 Concert:  Dorchester will hold a major street dance this coming Saturday, June 3 -- and the Friend Sentinel has published a story on it.  As the paper writes, "Platinum-selling country artist Jerrod Niemann is bringing his live show to City Slickers Country Nights Street Party in Dorchester at City Slicker’s Bar and Grill, 703 Washington Ave., Saturday, June 3, at 7 p.m." Click here to read the story.

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