Weeping Water Nebraska

Tory Lamkins and Michael Stackpole

Congratulations to Tory Lamkins and Michael Stackpole, recipients of the 2018 scholarship from the Weeping Water Whiz Kidz 4-H Club, led by Reneé Thakur.  Each recipient will receive a $350.00 scholarship.  Recipients of this scholarship must be a senior who is a Cass County resident and who has actively participated in Cass County 4-H program at least, but not limited to, two of his/her high school years.  Tory Lamkins, from Union, NE plans to attend the College of Saint Mary, perusing a degree in business.  Michael Stackpole, from Murdock, NE plans to attend University of Nebraska–Lincoln, perusing a degree in accounting in the business honors program.   


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2018 Fair Special Contests2

2018 Special Quilt Block rules


At the Lofte Theatre

Opening Soon Miracle Worker


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Lofte Community Theatre to Hold Auditions for Musical, Oliver!

Manley, Neb., May 21, 2018 -- The Lofte Community Theatre, located in Manley, NE, just 25 minutes south of Omaha, will hold auditions for Lionel Bart’s classic musical, Oliver!, June 3rd, 4th, and 5th at 7 pm. Auditions will take place at the theatre.

Lofte Community Theatre Executive Artistic Director, says “Oliver! Is one of those classic musicals that leaves you humming the entire score as you leave the theatre .” Set in Dickensian London, and based on Charles Dickens’ classic story, Oliver Twist, the musical version of the story is packed with hit after hit from the musical theatre canon.

Oliver!, will be directed by Colbert, choreographed by Lofte veteran, Noelle Bohaty and musical direction is under the baton of Betty Colbert. This trio has been working together for several summers to bring the musicals to life at The Lofte. They will be casting for a minimum of 21 roles who can act, sing, and dance. Additionally, there are several ensemble roles available.

Those interested in auditioning should come with a prepared song. The song should a maximum of one minute. An accompanist will be provided. There will be cold readings from the script. Those auditioning should wear comfortable shoes and clothing and be prepared to learn a short routine for the dance portion of the audition. Finally, please bring a complete list of conflicts during the rehearsal period. There are great roles for men and women ages 8 and up.

For a full listing of available roles, visit  www.Lofte.org and click on “Get Involved”. Then select “Auditions” and scroll down to Oliver!.

For questions regarding auditions contact the Lofte Community Theatre at 402-234-2553, email director Kevin Colbert at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., or visit The Lofte Community Theatre’s website at www.Lofte.org and click on “Get Involved”.

About The Lofte Community Theatre: The Lofte Community Theatre is located in Manley Nebraska, approximately 25 minutes south of Omaha. The theatre, a new post-and-beam style

performing arts facility can seat approximately 330 patrons for each performance. Actors and audience members enjoy a beautiful climate-controlled venue year around.



Muffin Magic Workshop 2018

Tractor Safety Flier 2018



The City recently passed a new nuisance ordinance.  Citizens who let the grass grow on their property in excess of 12 inches in height can have fees assessed against the property.  Please make every effort to keep your yard mowed.

Every dog and cat inside the city limits is required to be licensed.  Pet licenses are due May 1, 2018.  The cost is $8 and you must have proof of rabies vaccine.  Citations will be issued to all citizens who fail to comply with licensing requirements. Office hours are 8am – 4pm.  Please call the city office at 402-267-5152 to make other arrangements if you cannot make it to the office during normal business hours.

If you own chickens inside the city limits you must file a written application with the City.  There is a maximum of four (4) chickens per property and they must be kept securely enclosed in a pen at all times.  Cost is $25 and if you are first time applicants, you will need to get a miscellaneous building permit for your pen.

All ATVs, UTVs and golf carts must be registered with the city.  Stickers are good from January – December of the current year.  Cost is $25 and you must have a valid driver’s license and proof of insurance in order to operate your vehicle on the city streets.  Any person found to be in violation can be fined $100 for the first offense.               

The City appreciates everyone’s cooperation with these ordinances.





Cass County, NE residents may bring any electronics and small appliances for recycling or refurbishing to Elmwood NE from 9 am - Noon on Saturday, June 2nd.

Cross Electronics Recycling will be asisting KCCB with the event which is open to all Cass County residents.

Materials accepted include computers, monitors, televisions, printers, key boards and mice, cell phones, small appliances such as vacuum cleaners, power tools and anything with a cord or battery. Large appliances and metals will be collected by a local recycler.


The following will have a recycling disposal fee:

alkaline batteries, $1.50/pound
microwave ovens, $20
televisions and CRT items, $20 up to 20-inch, $30 up to 30-n, $40 up to 40-inch, $50 up to 50-inch and so forth.

All other items will be accepted at no cost.

The collections are open to Cass County residents only. NO commercial quantities.

This event is made possible by Cass County, the Village of Elmwood, Cross Electronic Recycling and KCCB.


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2018 05 02 WW Memory Lane Museum

2018 04 25 WW Memory Lane actors wanted


2018 05 23 MCC CRAFTERS




Immediate Job Openings at The Nebraska Masonic Home

Our Assisted Living/Nursing Care Facility
seeks caring, devoted individuals.
We have competitive wages, excellent benefits
& a superior working environment.
FT CNA’s, 2 pm – 10 pm
Summer Only Lawn Workers, M-F 8-4:30
Weekends Only CNA’s, All Shifts
PT Maintenance Workers 4 pm-12:30 am & 12:30 am to 8 am
FREE medical, dental & vision coverage
for Full Time employees.
We also offer PayFlex; 401K Plan; &
Educational Assistance.
or call (402) 296-7330 for more information.
www.thenebraskamasonichome.org for an application – then hand deliver or mail.
Must pass pre-employment physical, drug test, and background checks.




Alumni Ad Sign
For alumni information, call Roger, 402-234-6775 or Barb, 402-639-0850.


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PL Bingo April June


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