Weeping Water Nebraska

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BE SURE AND COME OUT TO THE FOOTBALL GAME ON THURSDAY, OCTOBER 18, 2012 AND SUPPORT THE INDIANS IN THEIR GAME AGAINST THE LOUISVILLE LIONS.

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ANYONE WHO OWNS OR OPERATES A UTV IN THE CITY LIMITS OF WEEPING WATER MUST REGISTER IT AT THE CITY OFFICE BY NOVEMBER 1ST.

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THE NEBRASKA GAME & PARKS COMMISSION WILL BE STOCKING 1500 RAINBOW TROUT IN THE WEEPING WATER CITY LAKES THIS WEEK.

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HELP WANTED

  THE CITY OF WEEPING WATER IS ACCEPTING RESUMES FROM APPLICANTS  UNTIL OCTOBER 26, 2012 FOR A FULL TIME MAINTENANCE SUPERINTENDENT.  FOR COMPLETE JOB DESCRIPTION, CONTACT CITY CLERK, BOX 329, WEEPING WATER, NE 68463  (402) 267-5152.  SALARY BASED ON EXPERIENCE. EOE

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BE SURE AND CHECK OUT THE SCENIC WEEPING WATER VALLEY ASSOC WEBSITE www.VisitTheValley.org FOR THE RULES AND ALL THE DETAILS FOR PLAYING "BLACKOUT BOOGO".

GO AND GET SPOOKED IN THE VALLEY!

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Steak Dinners

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Fish Fry

NOVEMBER IS A TIME TO GIVE THANKS, AND WE ARE REMINDED ON NOVEMBER 11TH, VETERANS DAY, OF THE IMPORTANCE OF GIVING THANKS TO THOSE WHO SERVE OUR COUNTRY.  THE AMERICAN RED CROSS SUPPORTS MILITARY PERSONNEL IN MANY WAYS, INCLUDING PROVIDING BLOOD PRODUCTS FOR VETERANS THROUGH PARTNERSHIPS WITH MANY DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS MEDICAL CENTER.

UPCOMING BLOOD DONATION OPPORTUNITIES IN CASS COUNTY ARE:

NOVEMBER 5TH FROM 2:30-7:00PM AT ELMWOOD-MURDOCK HIGH SCHOOL, 300 WYOMING, MURDOCK NE

NOVEMBER 5TH FROM 1-6:30PM AT WEEPING WATER HIGH SCHOOL, 204 WEST O ST, WEEPING WATER NE

NOVEMBER 12TH FROM 10AM-4PM AT JEFF HENRY CHEVROLET, 302 FULTON AVE, PLATTSMOUTH NE

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VOTER REGISTRATION DEADLINES FAST APPROACHING

DEADLINES ARE FAST APPROACHING FOR NEBRASKA CITIZENS WHO WANT TO REGISTER TO VOTE IN THE NOVEMBER 6TH GENERAL ELECTION.

MAIL-IN VOTER REGISTRATIONS MUST BE POSTMARKED BY OCTOBER 19TH.  REGISTRATIONS CLOSE AT MOTOR VEHICLE OFFICES AND STATE AGENCIES ON OCTOBER 19TH.

IN-PERSON VOTER REGISTRATION AT COUNTY ELECTION OFFICES ENDS AT 6PM OCTOBER 26TH.

PEOPLE ARE REMINDED TO UPDATE THEIR VOTER REGISTRATION IF THEY HAVE MOVED WITHIN A COUNTY, SINCE THIS WILL SAVE THEM TIME WHEN THEY GO TO THE POLLS.

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TAKE TWO COMPANY VICE PRESIDENTS AND PUT THEM ON A NICE LEISURELY GOLF WEEKEND.  SPRINKLE IN THEIR WIVES WHO ARE OUT OF TOWN ON A SHOPPING EXCURSION.  COMBINE WITH A NEW BOSS WHO INSISTS ON MEETING THE SPOUSES, ADD A HEAPING HANDFUL OF MISUNDERSTANDING, DESPERATION AND TOP OFF WITH A MAN IN A DRESS.  THE RESULT IS THE HILARIOUS SHOW, "WHOSE WIVES ARE THEY ANYWAY" OPENING AT THE LOFTE COMMUNITY THEATRE IN MANLEY ON SATURDAY, OCTOBER 20.

WRITTEN BY THE CHAMPION OF AMERICAN FARCE, MICHAEL PARKER AND DIRECTED BY AND STARRING LOFTE DIRECTOR, KEVIN COLBERT, "WHOSE WIVES," IS A PG-13 STORY OF TWO MEN DESPERATELY TRYING TO IMPRESS THEIR NEW FEMALE BOSS.  STARRING AS THE HAPLESS "FRIEND TO THE END" IS LINCOLN RADIO PERSONALITY AND LOFTE VETERAN, MICK KOVAR.  PLAYING THE INTIMIDATING NEW BOSS IS MELINDA MEAD OF PLATTSMOUTH.  ROUNDING OUT THE CAST IS BRENNA JEAN THOMPSON OF LINCOLN, SHARI HOELKER OF OMAHA, ROLAND KELLEY OF RURAL OTOE, TONI SANTEE OF PLATTSMOUTH AND REV DR RENAE KOEHLER OF FIRTH.

THE PLAY RUNS OCTOBER 20, 21, 26-28 AND NOVEMBER 1-4.  TICKETS ARE $17 EACH.  CURTAIN TIMES ARE 7:30PM THURSDAY THROUGH SATURDAY.  ALL SUNDAY PERFORMACES ARE 2PM MATINEES.  RESERVATIONS FOR TICKETS CAN BE MADE BY CALLING THE LOFTE BOX OFFICE AT 402-234-2553.

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AUDITIONS FOR "LEON'S" AT THE LOFTE COMMUNITY THEATRE

ONE OF THE LOFTE'S MOST-LOVED SHOWS IS COMING BACK FOR CHRISTMAS.  THE ORIGINAL SCRIPT AND SCORE OF "CHRISTMAS AT LEON'S" WAS WRITTEN BY LINCOLN RADIO PERSONALITY MICK KOVAR AND LOFTE THEATRE ARTISTIC DIRECTOR KEVIN COLBERT.  ORIGINALLY STAGED IN 2010, THE WORLD PREMIERE OF "CHRISTMAS AT LEON'S" MET WITH THUNDEROUS APPLAUSE AND HUGE AUDIENCES FOR THE ENTIRE RUN.

THE OPENING SCENES OF "LEON'S" FIND A BUS FULL OF HOLIDAY TRAVELERS WHOM ARE STRANDED IN A BLIZZARD AT A STRANGE CAFE IN THE MIDDLE OF NEBRASKA.  EACH CHARACTER IS STRUGGLING WITH THEIR OWN PERSONAL ISSUES, BUT WITH SOME ANGELIC HELP, SOON ALL FIND THE TRUE MEANING OF CHRISTMAS.  "LEON'S" HAS TOUCHING SONGS AND AN HONEST MIDWESTERN FEEL SO OFTEN MISSING FROM MODERN SCRIPTS.

THIS IS AN OPEN AUDTION FOR ALL ROLES.  DIRECTOR KEVIN COLBERT ENCOURAGES EVERYONE WHO IS INTERESTED IN THIS PRODUCTION TO PLEASE COME TO AUDITIONS ON MONDAY, OCTOBER 22 OR TUESDAY, OCTOBER 23 AT 7PM.  PLEASE BRING A SHORT, PREPARED SONG OF NO MORE THAN ONE MINUTE IN LENGTH.  THE REST OF THE AUDTION WILL CONSIST OF COLD READINGS FROM THE SCRIPT.

REHEARSALS WILL BEGIN IN NOVEMBER AND PRODUCTION DATES ARE DECEMBER 1, 2, 6-9 & 13-16.  THOSE WITH QUESTIONS SHOULD CONTACT KEVIN COLBERT AT This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. OR CALL 402-234-2553.

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Joel Meisinger

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THE SIXTEENTH ANNUAL SCHOOLHOUSE FIDDLING BEE IN AVOCA NEBRASKA WAS ENJOYED BY A FULL HOUSE ON SUNDAY AFTERNOON, OCTOBER 14, IN THE OLD AVOCA SCHOOLHOUSE.

MUSICIANS FROM BELLEVUE, BENNINGTON, LINCOLN, OMAHA, AND ORD, COMPETED AND JAMMED WITH THEIR FIDDLES, GUITARS, AND RECORDERS, FOR CASH MONEY AND PRIZES.  THE JUDGES HAD A DIFFICULT JOB, BUT MANAGED TO MAKE WONDERFUL DECISIONS.  THE JUDGES WERE JIM DURDIN, FROM CLARINDA, IOWA, AND ALANA HUX, FROM LINCOLN NEBRASKA.

IN THE OPEN DIVISION, EACH FIDDLER HAD TO PLAY A HOEDOWN, A WALTZ, AND TUNE OF CHOICE.  THE WINNERS WERE:

FIRST PLACE - ZACHARY BROM, FROM OMAHA

SECOND PLACE - MIKE ONEEL, FROM ORD

THIRD PLACE - FIALA PETERS, FROM OMAHA

IN THE SINGING DIVISION, EACH FIDDLER HAD TO PLAY AND SING A TUNE AT THE SAME TIME.  THE WINNER WAS DEVIN CARTWRIGHT, WHO WAS ACCOMPANIED ON THE GUITAR BY HIS GRANDMOTHER, DEBORAH MOSIER.

IN THE FEE FI FAUX DIVISION, EACH MUSICIAN HAD TO PLAY A FIDDLE TUNE ON AN INSTRUMENT THAT IS NOT A FIDDLE.  THE WINNER WAS SHARON ROBERTS-YUEN, FROM LINCOLN, WHO PLAYED IRISH WASHERWOMAN ON THE BASS RECORDER, THE ALTO RECORDER, AND THE SOPRANINO RECORDER.

IN THE HOCUS POCUS DIVISION, THE FIDDLER HAD TO PLAY A TUNE USING CROSS-TUNING, SOUND EFFECTS, DANCING, ETC. THE WINNER WAS HANNILLA VANKIRK, FROM OMAHA, WHO PLAYED A FIDDLE TUNE WHILE STANDING ON ONE FOOT.

NEXT YEAR, THE 17TH ANNUAL SCHOOLHOUSE FIDDLING BEE WILL BE HELD ON SUNDAY, OCTOBER 13, 2013.

FOR MORE INFORMATION, CONTACT This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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HARMONICA WORKSHOP IN THE OLD AVOCA NEBRASKA SCHOOLHOUSE

DAVID SEAY, MASTER ARTIST WITH THE NEBRASKA ARTS COUNCIL, WILL BE PRESENTING A HARMONICA WORKSHOP ON SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 11, AT 2:30PM IN THE OLD AVOCA, NEBRASKA SCHOOLHOUSE.  EACH PAID ADMISSION INCLUDES A FREE HARMONICA FOR THOSE 6 YEARS OLD OR OLDER.  THE WORKSHOP WILL INCLUDE AN INTRODUCTION TO THE 10 HOLE DIATONIC HARMONICA IN THE KEY OF C MAJOR.

THE CONCERT WILL BE DOWNSTAIRS IN THE OLD AVOCA SCHOOLHOUSE, AND FOLLOWED BY LIGHT REFRESHMENTS, AND A JAM SESSION WITH THE PERFORMERS.  AVOCA IS IN SOUTHERN CASS COUNTY, NEBRASKA ON THE 13 C SPUR, ONE MILE SOUTH OF HIGHWAY 34.  ADMISSION IS $10 FOR ADULTS, $5 FOR STUDENTS AND SENIOR CITIZENS, AND $1 FOR CHILDREN.  SEATING IS LIMITED.

FOR MORE INFORMATION, WRITE TO GREENBLATT & SEAY, THE OLD SCHOOLHOUSE, PO BOX  671, AVOCA NEBRASKA 68307, OR CALL 402-275-3221, OR EMAIL THEM AT This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

THE HISTORIC OLD AVOCA SCHOOLHOUSE WAS BUILT IN 1925, AND HAS BEEN THE HOME OF THE SCHOOLHOUSE PERFORMANCE SERIES SINCE 1990.  MUSIC LESSONS, WORKSHOPS, FIDDLE CAMPS, AND FIELD TRIPS ARE OFFERED BY SCHOOLHOUSE RESIDENTS, GREENBLATT & SEAY, AND ARE AVAILABLE BY APPOINTMENT.

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 SENIOR CITIZEN MEALS AT THE COMMUNITY CENTER

101 W ELDORA AVE  SUITE 3

START SERVING AT 11AM

CONTACT RUTH VOGT 402-267-5303 TO RESERVE A MEAL

OR SCHDULE A DELIVERY

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