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UPCOMING BIRTHDAYS



•   Charles C. Province  5/19
•   Jean M. Gies (Wengert)  5/20
•   Jerry D. Gies  5/20
•   Ray Hutton  5/20
•   Lionel (Ted) Vosta  5/21
•   Glenda M. Jenkins (Mahagan)  5/23
•   David R. Wicken  5/23
•   Bonita M. Hiatt (Montanez)  5/24
•   Bruce M. Jacobs  5/25
•   June Fritsch (Baldwin)  5/29
•   Nancy K. Mourer (Thomas)  5/29
•   Glenda M. Payne (Clark)  5/30
•   James R. Johnson  6/3
•   Wayne H. Schwindt  6/6
•   Marvin J. Louthan  6/7
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PROFILE UPDATES


•   Karen J. Dahlstrom (Everett)  5/16
•   Dianne M. Bostic  5/16
•   M. Charleen Spencer (Presley)  4/30
•   Raymond (Dewey) Larson  4/14
•   Todd Hoover (Hoover)  3/10
•   Marylin J. Gudeker (Griewe)  2/2
•   Joan D. Rockwell (Brannigan)  12/28
•   Sharon Kay Potts (Buskirk)  12/7
•   Nancy E. Huff (Green)  11/30
•   Nancy E. Stark  11/11
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ANNOUNCEMENTS

Welcome to the Official LHS Class of 1961 Website

Since 2009 - over 182,800 Site Visits

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Sadly we report the death of Carolyn G. Condon Walden on April 30, 2021. Our sincere sympathies go to her family and special friends. Click here for more details on her "In Memory" page.

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Finally after 25 years of planning and raising finances, 11 miles of construction is underway on the new South Bypass from Highway 2 on the east to Highway 77 on the west. Click here for LJS article and click here for project flyover video on YouTube supplied by State Highway Department.

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Scroll down to see slide show of LHS Picnic in the Park

May 6, 2021 Antelope Park.

Classmates (21) were happy to get out and see "old" friends!

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April 23, 2021, Sunken Gardens Tulip Display

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Jon Farrar, well known writer and photographer and husband of classmate Michele Angle Farrar, died March 30, 2021. Sincere condolences from the LHS Class of 1961 are sent to Michele and her family.  An obituary and photo are posted on the "News and Concerns" page. Click Here. We thank Diana Perrin Ward for passing this news on to us. She worked with Michele at the Nebraska Game and Parks Commission.

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 Oscar Best Picture Filmed in Nebraska

Oscar Best Picture, Nomadland was filmed partially in Scottsbluff at the Midwest Theater and the Western Sugar Cooperative, a sugar beet plant. The Oscar Best Director Chloe Zhao made two earlier films in Nebraska, both shown in Lincoln. Click here for the LJS story and photos.

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Plans Unveiled for Old Gold's Department Store at 12th and "O"

Click here for article.

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Despite cold weather, LHS Jr. Dajaz DeFrand set 4th fastest state time in 200 meters at the Harold Scott Invitational Track Meet.

Click here for the 4/23/21 LJS coverage of meet.

Click here for first LJS story posted about her.

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Offutt Air Force Base's 55th Wing joins Nebraska Air National Guard at Lincoln Air Force Base due to 150 million runway construction project.  

Click here for LJS article.

The Lincoln Air Force Base was established in 1952 to host nuclear bomber and intercontinental ballistic units. Many classmates who attended LHS lived at the base during that time. Click here for a link to the LAFB Museum website on our "Honor Our Veterans" Page.

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Adriana Miller, LHS grad, earns Fulbright to teach in Taiwan.

Click here for the story in Nebraska Today.

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Robber's Cave ... The Movie!

Robber's Cave is the subject of a new documentary film

with Dick Cavett as the narrator.

Tennesee director picks the cave as his next project.

Click here for the LJS story and photos.

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LHS Gathering News

Please Join Us - Always Room for More!

2021 DINNER SCHEDULE RESUMES!

Always first Thursday at 5 pm. 

Slideshow from May 6 Picnic in Antelope Park

June 3 - TBA

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DINNER GROUPS BELOW STILL ON HOLD

Guys Dinner 2nd Wed., odd numbered months, 6 pm, Mulligan's, 56th & Old Cheney

Girls Dinner 3rd Thurs. every month, 5:30 Valentino's, 35th and Holdrege.

Please notify Shiela Thomas Alemzadeh to let her know you are coming!

See photos of all LHS Gatherings in "Photo Gallery" (left tab), under "Classmate Gatherings" 

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We’d like your help to update our classmate contact information prior to our 60th reunion.

PLEASE pass along addresses, emails, cell phones, land lines and health status regarding our LHS classmates.  Any phone calls you would like us to make, we will do gladly.  

It has always been the goal to compile a complete class list.  All LHS students who attended LHS for part or all of the years of fall 1958 through spring 1961.  This list appears on this website under “Classmate Profiles”.  For most we have their address.  But never sure if we’re current.  So please, pass along what you know.  Any name with no symbol following it, is a classmate who has not joined the website.

Future LHS Class of 1961 Reunion plans will be sent via U.S. Mail to everyone for whom we have an address. The LHS Class of 1961 website may be accessed by any classmate with an email address.  To join the website click on your name under "Classmate Profiles" and follow the directions.  Much more class information is available and shared regularly on the website for those who would like to use it.  

Click "Contact Us" - on the right, top of page.

Thank you!

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Historic 1920 Photo of LHS