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THURSDAY SEPTEMBER 3RD


St. Mary's School in O'Neill will dismiss at 1 pm Thursday due to the heat .

Stuart American Legion and Auxiliary Meeting scheduled for tonight has been postponed until Thursday, September 10th at the same time. 


Boy Scout Troop 245 Potluck Kickoff Meeting will be Thursday, September 3rd from 6 to 8 p.m. at the United Methodist Church in O'Neill for all existing Scouts and families as well as new scout sign up. Please bing a dish for the potluck.  If you have any questions please call Lenny at 402-336-1622 or 402-340-7716.

The City of O'Neill will be spraying for mosquitos tonight.

FRIDAY SEPTEMBER 4TH


The Lynch and Butte Medical Clinics will be closed Friday, September 4th in the morning due to a funeral.  They will open for the afternoon at 1 p.m.

The Village of Royal will be working on their water lines on Friday, September 4th.  The water will be turned off and on at various times during the work.  Thank you for your patience.

SATURDAY SEPTEMBER 5TH & SUNDAY SEPTEMBER 6TH


The Nebraska State Horseshoe Tournament will be held in O'Neill's Carney Park Saturday, September 5th & Sunday, September 6th.  Starting at 1 p.m. Saturday there will be over 90 pitchers from all over Nebraska with 13 class championships.  Marcus Thompson from North Platte is the top seed in the overall championship class and he finished 14th in the world championship at 61% ringers. Everyone is welcome to come and watch and there is no admission fee. 

SATURDAY SEPTEMBER 5TH


Something Special by Marilyn's in Atkinson will be closed on Saturday, September 5th due to a family reunion.  They will also be closed on Monday, September 7th due to the Labor Day Holiday.

There will be an 80th Birthday Open House for Norma DeKay-Moreland on Saturday, September 5th from 2 to 4 p.m. at Victory Road A/G Church in Norfolk.  Everyone is invited to attend and help make this birthday special for Norma. 

SUNDAY SEPTEMBER 6TH


Green Gables will be closed on Sunday, September 6th due to the Labor Day Holiday.

Immanuel Lutheran Church of Atkinson will have their Worship Services on Sunday, September 6th at 10:45 a.m. with Pastor Kraus giving the message.

SUNDAY SEPTEMBER 6TH & MONDAY SEPTEMBER 7TH


Rough Riders Labor Day Trail Ride Sunday, September 6th at 1 p.m. and Monday, September 7th at 9 a.m. in Verdel, NE. Everyone is welcome.  There will be a dance Sunday night from 9 to 1 with music by DeLynn and supper will be 5 to 9:30 p.m. with Monday breakfast from 7-10 a.m. all for a free will donation

MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 7TH LABOR DAY


Something Special by Marilyn's in Atkinson will be closed Monday, September 7th due to the Labor Day Holiday.

The City of O'Neill Landfill & Recycling Center will be closed on Monday, September 7th due to the Labor Day holiday.  Trash pickup scheduled for Monday will be done on Tuesday, September 8th.

TUESDAY SEPTEMBER 8


The JV football game originally scheduled between St. Mary's and CWC has been cancelled.

WEDNESDAY SEPTEMBER 9TH


Stuart Community Church will be kicking off their church school on Wednesday, September 9th, starting with a meal at 6 p.m.  Everyone is welcome. We encourage parents to come and eat with their children.  Registration will be done at this time.  Call Linda at 402-340-2273 or Judy 402-340-2662 with any questions

The Neligh Library Presents "Time Travels Through the American West"  This will be held Wednesday, September 9th at 7 p.m. at the Neligh Public Library and is open to the public.  Please consider this your invitation.

THURSDAY SEPTEMBER 10TH


Notice change of date for the Atkinson/Stuart Food Pantry, that will be held Thursday, September 10th in Atkinson from 2 to 5 p.m. and Stuart from 3 to 4:30 p.m. due to the Labor Day Holiday.  Please bring your bags, call Linda with questions at 402-340-2273

SATURDAY SEPTEMBER 12TH


A firearm hunter education course will be offered by Nebraska Game and Parks Commission volunteer instructors in Bassett on Saturday, September 12th from 8 to 4 p.m. and continues on Sunday, September 13th from 1 to 4 p.m.  Saturday's class will be at the Bassett Legion Club at 201 Buchanan Street and Sunday's class will be at the Sandhills Rod and Gun Club in Ainsworth.  The lunch will be provided  on Saturday.  Students must pre-register by September 10th at HuntSafeNebraska.Org, ourdoornebraska.org or by calling the Nebraska Game and Parks office in Bassett at 402-684-2921. Please print off and complete the parental release form to bring with you to the first day of class.  Instructor would like you to pick up a manual at the Nebraska Game and Parks office in Bassett prior to class.  In Nebraska, hunters age 12 to 29 must have on their person proof of successful completion of firearm hunter education while hunting with a firearm. 

St. John's Catholic Church Gun Show will be held Saturday, September 12th from 9 to 5 and Sunday, September 13th from 9 to 3 at St. John's Catholic Church Hall, rural Clearwater. from Ewing go 10 miles south on 508 Ave then 1 mile east.  Sunday Mass will be at 11 a.m. Admission is $3 per person, children under 12 are free with an adult.  Lunch will be available. For more information contact Ron Hoerle 402-336-7157 or 402-482-5652, Greg Bartak 402-340-3579 or Jim Funk at 402-340-6352

SUNDAY SEPTEMBER 13


The firearm hunter education course being offered in Bassett continues on Sunday, September 13th from 1 to 4 p.m.  Sunday's class will be at the Sandhills Rod and Gun Club in Ainsworth.

Day two of the St. John's Catholic Church Gun Show will be Sunday, September 13th from 9 to 3 at St. John's Catholic Church Hall, rural Clearwater. From Ewing go 10 miles south on 508 Ave then 1 mile east.  Sunday Mass will be at 11 a.m. Admission is $3 per person, children under 12 are free with an adult.  Lunch will be available. For more information contact Ron Hoerle 402-336-7157 or 402-482-5652, Greg Bartak 402-340-3579 or Jim Funk at 402-340-6352.

Boyd County Senior Center's 4th annual golf tournament fundraiser will be at the Butte Golf Course with an 11 am shotgun start. Flights and pin prizes will be offered for the 18 hole tournament. Men's, women's and co-ed teams will be accepted, but the field is only open for the first 27 teams that register, and there are a limited amount of carts available for rental. To sign up and book a golf cart, call Bonnie Spano at 402-589-1291. The cost is $35 per person and $140 per team, which includes a snack and a prime rib supper.

Willard and Marita Placek are having their 50th wedding anniversary celebration on Sunday, September 13th at the Lynch Community Hall from 2 to 5 p.m.  Please consider this your invitation

Immanuel Lutheran Church of Atkinson will have their Worship Services on Sunday, September 13th at 10:45 a.m. with Pastor Kraus giving the message.

TUESDAY SEPTEMBER 15TH


In observance of Child Passenger Safety Week, a car seat check up event will be held at the Wm. Krotter Co. Home Center parking lot, north side on Tuesday, September 15th from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.  There will be safety in and around the vehicle demonstrations as well. Appointments available but not necessary by call 402-336-5122

SATURDAY SEPTEMBER 19TH


In observance of Child Passenger Safety Week, a car seat check up event will be held at the West Holt High School on Saturday, September 19th from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.  Located in the garage on the East side of the school.  Appointments available but not required. Call 402-925-1977 fo ran appointment or more information and ask for Teresa

SUNDAY SEPTEMBER 20TH


Valentine Classic Motor Club will be having a fall cruise that will begin at 3 p.m. on Sunday, September 20th in the parking lot of the IGA in Valentine.  At 4 p.m. the cars will follow the cruise route through Valentine, (maps provided), and drive to Wood Lake to meet at the Cafe 

MONDAY SEPTEMBER 21ST


The Weigand Story, a living history presentation will be held at the VFW Hall in Creighton on Monday, September 21st at 7 p.m.  Meet Leonard & Theresa Weigand and hear their story. They will be serving bars and refreshments.  The public is invited to attend and it is sponsored by the Creighton Historical Center and Creighton Public Library.  

MONDAY SEPTEMBER 28


St. Mary's and Clearwater/Orchard have added a JV football game to the schedule. It will begin at 4 PM at the St. Mary's Practice Field.

MONDAY OCTOBER 5TH


Women of Cancer will meet Monday, October 5th from 7-8 p.m. at O'Neill Avera St. Anthony's Chemotherapy Room. Everyone is welcome as this is a support group for all cancer types. Sharing hope and help to other women in our area.  For more information call Terry at 402-340-0371

MONDAY DECEMBER 7TH


Women of Cancer will meet Monday, December 7th from 7-8 p.m. at O'Neill Avera St. Anthony's Chemotherapy Room. Everyone is welcome as this is a support group for all cancer types. Sharing hope and help to other women in our area.  For more information call Terry at 402-340-0371

MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 14TH


The O’Neill Public School Board of Education will hold it’s regular meeting at the School Administrative Offices, 410 East Benton, on Monday, September 14, 2015 at 7:30 p.m. The agenda is kept continuously current and may be reviewed at the same location.

MONDAY FEBRUARY 1ST


Women of Cancer will meet Monday, February 1st from 7-8 p.m. at O'Neill Avera St. Anthony's Chemotherapy Room. Everyone is welcome as this is a support group for all cancer types. Sharing hope and help to other women in our area.  For more information call Terry at 402-340-0371
   
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