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Alzheimer’s diagnosis spawns support group

Fran Headley raised three daughters in Olde Towne Bellevue, her husband, Jay, died in May of 2000, and she now resides with her second daughter, Diane Sellers, in Papillion.

That is reality, provable by deeds and records stored with the Sarpy County Assessor and the Register of Deeds, by birth and death certificates, photos, obituaries and the testimony of friends and family.

But none of that matters to Fran, who in 2009 was diagnosed as entering the Twilight Zone of Alzheimer’s Disease.

NRD, river residents talking money

About a dozen people who own property along the Missouri River emerged from a meeting Aug. 12 feeling lowballed.

Ebola won’t stop Bellevue woman from aiding Liberia

Her mom seems a little uneasy about it, but Rebecca Monnier insists she will fulfill her two-year Peace Corps commitment to the Ebola-wracked West African nation of Liberia.

She was there for six weeks, from June 14 to Aug. 2, before flying back to the United States with 47 other Peace Corps volunteers after the current Ebola outbreak began to gather momentum.

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