Weeping Water Nebraska


This is an open invitation to you, your children, or to your group's organization to be a part of this year's FREEDOM FESTIVAL parade on July 4th in Murray!

Drive your go-cart, antique tractor, motorcycle, new or classic car, or ride your new bike or even a unicycle.  If you want to walk on stilts as 'Uncle Sam', do cartwheels down the parade route, show off your martial arts skills, or bring your uniformed baseball, softball or soccer team, come on over to Murray and get in line for the parade.  Get your friends at youth or church group to help decorate a truck or flatbed, then pile on the float and get in line!  

NO pre-registration required, just show up and get in line.  There is no cost to participate.  Parade line-up begins at 6 p.m. with emergency vehicles, (police, fire and rescue), starting at Railroad Avenue, south of Young street.  All other entries are to line up at the east parking lot of Conestoga Elementary School, 104 East High Street, Murray, NE.  From the school, entrants will go one block east, to the grain elevator, falling in behind the emergency vehicles, turning west on Young Street and ending at Young Memorial Park.  The route is about 8-9 blocks long.

Any questions, please feel free to contact parade coordinator, Geo at  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or 402 679 5879.

Hope to see you in the parade!


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CASA Recruiting Advocates

Cass Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA) is currently recruiting CASA advocates to speak up for the best interest of abused and neglected children in Cass County.  The next training session is scheduled to begin July 24 and will run for five weeks.  The training consists of 15 hours of online training and 15 hours of in-person training.  We are also seeking male volunteers for this class as over 60% of our CASA children are males.  If you are interested, please contact Debbie Green at (402) 296-9521; email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or if you would like to learn more information about our program, please visit www.casscasa.org


NEASTA Fiddle Tune Composition Contest Results

2016 Results Press Release:

Entries for the 14th Annual Nebraska American String Teachers Fiddle Tune Composition Contest were received from Colorado (Aurora, Louisville, Monument), Maryland (Accokeek), Nebraska (Bellevue, Lincoln), Ohio (Bowling Green), Virginia (Arlington), Washington (Olympia), Wyoming (Cheyenne), Canada (Dartmouth, Nova Scotia)

The results are as follows:

First Place:                       Olive the Dog,  by Steve Scott, Cheyenne, WY

Second Place:           Hard Frost,  by Steve Scott, Cheyenne, WY

Third Place:            Lament for Kelley and Sam, by Steve Lehr, Bellevue, NE

Best Viola Tune:        Olive the Dog,  by Steve Scott, Cheyenne, WY

The winning tunes will be printed in up-coming issues of Stringing Along, our Nebraska ASTA newsletter.  For more information about subscribing to Stringing Along, contact Mindy Hunke at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..  The Best Viola Tune will be made available on the American Viola Society website as part of their American Viola Project at http://americanviolasociety.org/resources/scores/american-viola-project/.

For information about next year's Nebraska ASTA Fiddle Tune Composition contest, contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..


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The Weeping Water City Pool will open Monday, May 30, 2016

Hours of Operation:  Everyday 1-6 PM

Tuesday & Thursday (fitness swim 6-7 for 18 and older)

Prices:  Family Pass - $140

Single Pass - $90

10 card Punch - $35

Single Pass - $4

Family Pass is for immediate family members.  Pass includes 2 parents and up to 5 children under 18 years of age living at home.  Additional family members $20 per child.

Nanny Pass can be added onto a family pass for $40 (this only be useable when coming with paying family)

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