CONGRATULATIONS TO 2013 HOMECOMING KING & QUEEN
DYLAN SMITH AND AMANDA SAHULKA
Nebraska Game and Parks will be stocking the city lakes today with 1500 trout
GO GET SPOOKED IN THE VALLEY
"Get Spooked in the Valley" Cemetery Scavenger Hunt. October 12-November 2, 2013. Hosted by the Scenic Weeping Water Valley Association (www.VisittheValley.org).
Stop in to any participating Scenic Weeping Water Valley Association member business (see website for list of locations) to pick up a clue sheet and "BooGo" (think 'Bingo') card. Visit local cemeteries and businesses to fill out your card between October 12 and November 2. All completed cards turned in by the November 2 deadline will receive a free "I Got Spooked in the Valley" t-shirt and be entered into a drawing for gift certificates worth up to $200. All businesses and cemeteries are located in the southern part of Cass County.
Senior Citizen Meals at the Hopper Community Center
101 W Eldora Avenue Suite 3
start serving at 11am
contact Ruth Vogt at 402-267-5303
to reserve a meal or schedule a delivery
October 16, 2013
bean soup w/ham
cheese spread sandwich on croissant
October 18, 2013
hash brown casserole
October 21, 2013
mash potatoes & gravy
country blend veggies
October 23, 2013
mash pototaoes & gravy
The Seventeenth Annual Schoolhouse Fiddling Bee in Avoca, Nebraska, was enjoyed by a full house on Sunday afternoon, October 13, in The Old Avoca Schoolhouse.
Musicians from Avoca, Bellevue, Bennington, Lincoln, Omaha, Ord, Seward, competed and jammed with their upright basses, fiddles, guitars, and voices, for cash money and prizes. The judges had a difficult job, but managed to make wonderful decisions. The judges were Kylie Rezac, from Lincoln, and Don Bochnicek, from Omaha.
In the Open Division, each fiddler had to play a hoedown, a waltz, and a tune of choice. The winners were:
First Place - Mike Oneel, from Ord
Second Place - Devin Cartwright, from Bennington
Third Place - Dottie Ladman, from Lincoln
In the Singing Division, each fiddler has to play and sing a tune at the same time. The winner was Ella Moll, from Seward.
In the Fee Fi Faux Division, each musician had to play a fiddle tune on an instrument that is not a fiddle. The winner as Isaac Bonner, upright bass player, from Omaha.
In the Twin Fiddling Division, two fiddlers had to play a tune together, with one of them playing the melody, and the other playing the harmony. The winners were Lilli Summerlin, from Auburn, and Sharon Roberts-Yuen from Lincoln.
Next year, the 18th Annual Schoolhouse Fiddling Bee will be held on Sunday, October 12, 2014.