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MARCH 9TH THROUGH THE 23RD


The Atkinson Public Library's Annual Art Show, featuring work done by area kindergarten through 8th grade students, will be on display at the library through March 23rd.  Stop and view the local talent.

Every Friday through Lent


The O'Neill Knights of Columbus will be holding a Fish Fry on Friday evenings. Starting at 5:30 and serving till 7:30 at the KC Hall in West O'Neill.  Adults $8 Kids $5 and kids 5 and under eat free.  Come enjoy a great meal every Friday night during lent.

WEDNESDAY, MARCH 4TH


There will be an American Red Cross Bloodmobile on Wednesday, March 4 at the Ewing High School at 416 North Spruce Street in Ewing.  It will run from 9:30 am to 3:30 pm.  To learn more about donating blood and to schedule an appointment, download the Red Cross Blood Donor App, visit redcrossblood.org or call 1-800-RED CROSS

Sharon Spencer will not be in the Avera Medical Clinic in Chambers on March 4.

There will be an Eagles meeting Wednesday, March 4th at 7:30 p.m. at the Aerie.

The O'Neill American Legion Auxillary will be meeting Wednesday afternoon at 2 p.m. in the Holt County Annex.

The O'Neill FFA Booster Club will meet Wednesday, March 4, at 7:00 pm in the Ag Room at at O'Neill Public HIgh Schoo.  Parents, alumni and community members are encouraged to attend.

 

THURSDAY, MARCH 5TH


There will be an open meeting for the Golden Township Meeting on Thursday, March 5, 2015 at 7:00 pm at the home of Gloria Montgomery, located at 85905 510th Ave.  This meeting is open to all Golden Township residents including the north side of the North Street in Ewing.  New board members are needed to attend for particular input. Please plan on attending.

FRIDAY MARCH 6TH


Avera Medical Clinic in Spencer will be closed on Friday, March 6.

The Neligh American Legion Post 172 Fish Fry will be held Friday, March 6th from 5 to 8 p.m. at the Legion Club, 115 W 3rd Street, Neligh.  To go orders are available.  Menu: Fish, Cheesy Hashbrowns, Beans, Dinner rolls, Dessert **Grilled Cheese Available**  Cost is adults $8 children under 10 are $4.

There will be an all you can eat community fish fry at the Chambers Community Center on Friday, March 6 from 6 to 8 pm.  Cost is Adults $15, Over 65 $10 and kids under 10 free.

The Wheeler County Courthouse will be closed on Friday, March 6th due to a lengthy power outage planned by the electric company.  They will reopen with regular business hours on Monday, March 9th.

The Atkinson Knights of Columbus will have a Fish Fry on Friday, March 6th from 5 to 8 p.m. at the KC Hall in Atkinson.  Everyone is welcome.

SUNDAY, MARCH 8TH


The Clearwater Methodist Church is having a soup/sandwich supper on Sunday, March 8th, at the Legion Hall in Clearwater from 11:30 a.m. - 7 p.m. free will donation.

There will be a Cribbage Tournament on Sunday, March 8th at 1:30 p.m. at the Central Bar in Stuart.  Entry fee is $5.  Everyone is welcome

MONDAY, MARCH 9TH


There will be an American Red Cross Blood Drive on Monday, March 9  at the Wheeler Central High School in Bartlett.  It will run from 9:30 am to 2:30 pm. To learn more about donating blood and to schedule an appointment, download the Red Cross Blood Donor App, visit redcrossblood.org or call 1-800-RED CROSS

The Books are Fun display will be at the Atkinson Library through Monday, March 9th  Stop by to shop for books and gifts at amazing prices.

THURSDAY MARCH 12TH


There will be a Bake Sale in support of the Holt County Animal Shelter at Torpin's Rodeo Market on Thursday, March 12th from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.

FRIDAY MARCH 13TH


The Outlaw Trail Scenic Byway meeting will be held Friday, March 13, 2015, at the Lynch Niobrara Valley Retreat Center. Committees meet at 10:00 AM. Business meeting at 1:00 PM. 

SUNDAY MARCH 15TH


St. Boniface Church in Elgin will be hosting it's Annual Spring Benefit Auction on Sunday, March 15th at 11:30 a.m.  This will be held in and around the St. Boniface Auditorium.  Also the St. Boniface School 1908 Cornerstone "time capsule" will be opened at 12:30 p.m.  A lunch stand will be available.

TUESDAY MARCH 17TH


The Atkinson Public Library Board will meet at 5:30 p.m. followed by the Atkinson Friends Annual Membership meeting at 7 p.m. at the library meeting room.  All members are encouraged to attend.

THURSDAY MARCH 19TH & SATURDAY MARCH 21ST


O'Neill Recreational Softball/Baseball Registration will be held 2 days only!  Thursday, March 19th from 5 to 8 p.m. and Saturday, March 21st from 9 a.m. to noon at the O'Neill Public Library.  Girls T-Ball through 18 and under leagues (must be age 6 by January 2015) $25. Boys T-Ball through Pony Leagues (must be 6 by January 2015) $25 and Itty Bitty T-Ball is free and you must be age 4 by January 2015.  Any questions please call Chuck Price 402-336-4718 or 402-340-0494 or Shad Thompson 402-340-1242.  There will be no late registrations and please DO NOT CALL the library.

FRIDAY MARCH 20TH


There will be an all you can eat community fish fry at the Chambers Community Center on Friday, March 20 from 6 to 8 pm.  Cost is Adults $15, Over 65 $10 and kids under 10 free.

SATURDAY MARCH 21ST


Annual Lynch Smorgasbord will be held Saturday, March 21st in Lynch at the Community Hall from 5 to 7:30 p.m.  Cost is adults $7 K-6th $4 and preschool and under are free.  Proceeds go to the upkeep of the hall.

There will be a Cancer Benefit for Jolene Moser on Saturday, March 21 from 5 to 8 pm at the 4-H Building at the Antelope County Fairgrounds in Neligh.  There will be a pulled pork sandwich supper, live auction at 7 pm, silent auction and a Husker quilt raffle.  If you have any items you would like to donate to the auction contact Stacey Mitchell at 402-776-2433 or Merry Sprout at 402-843-8043.  This benefit is sponsored by friends of Jolene & Thrivent Financial.

The St. Peter Lutheran Church Spring Supper in Orchard will be held Saturday, March 21st from 5 to 7:30 p.m. Cost is $10 for adults, kids ages 5-12 are $5 and under 4 are free.  They will be serving Windsor Loin, Hash Brown Casserole, Green Beans, Buns, Salad Bar, Dessert Bar and drinks.  Tickets can be purchased from any congregation member or at the door.  There will also be a quilt drawing with the tickets.
 

SATURDAY MARCH 28TH & SUNDAY MARCH 29TH


"Would you like to watch the magical movement of hot iron or maybe hear the ring of an anvil?"  The Prairie Blacksmith Club is hosting it's 3rd Annual Blacksmithing Weekend in O'Neill on Saturday, March 28th and Sunday, March 29th at the residence of Irvan Wayman (48926 8772nd Road, O'Neill).  It will start at 9 a.m. and end at 2 p.m. each day.  Come and see what blacksmiths are making today with this age old process.

MONDAY MARCH 30TH


There will be an American Red Cross Blood Drive on Monday, March 30  from Noon to 6 pm at the Knights of Columbus Hall in west O'Neill. To donate go online at www.redcrossblood.org or call 1-800-733-2767.

TUESDAY, MARCH 31


There will be an American Red Cross Blood Drive on Tuesday, March 31 from 10:30 am  to 3;30 pm at the Knights of Columbus Hall in west O'Neill. To donate go online at www.redcrossblood.org or call 1-800-733-2767.

FRIDAY APRIL 3RD


There will be an all you can eat community fish fry at the Chambers Community Center on Friday, April 3 from 6 to 8 pm.  Cost is Adults $15, Over 65 $10 and kids under 10 free.

Atkinson Head Start 2015/2016 School Year


The Atkinson Head Start Center is taking applications for the 2015/2016 school year.  Clients must bring copy of income verification documents (most current income tax form, or a year's worth of paycheck stubs etc.) to attach to the completed application form.
Children must be 3-4 years old to be eligible.  Children with disabilities are also encouraged to apply.  It is not necessary for children to be present for the application process.
Your cooperation in coming to the Head Start Center to put in your application will be appreciated.  For more information call the Head Start Staff at 402-925-2058 or stop in at 406 East 2nd Street Monday through Thursday 7 a.m. to 5 p.m.  Head Start is a comprehensive child development program sponsored by Central Nebraska Community Services, Loup City, NE.
   
Call KBRX at (402) 336-1612