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Good morning Banner County!

Well after a few days of ole man winter this past week, it is looking pretty good out there right now. The track meet scheduled for last Saturday was re-scheduled for this Monday, due to the weather of course and my tulips survived as far as I can tell. So for the students this week let us hope the weather stays nice because they are busy as usual beginning with their annual clean-up day on Wednesday, May 3rd.

Beware of the younger ones out and about here in town. Thursday, May 4 at 6:30 p.m. the kindergarten - 12th grade Spring Concert will be held in the big gym. Everyone is invited, and promised some pretty good entertainment.

Many grades are going on field trips and special outings this time of the year and here at Banner County School the kids in pre-school -6th grade always enjoy Farm Safety Day as well. This year it is scheduled for Tuesday, May 9th. Be expecting to be informed when they arrive back home, especially if they catch you doing something not Exactly as it was shown to them!!

The graduating class of 2017 will walk the halls as students for the last day on Wednesday, May 10. They will return for graduation on Saturday, May 13th at 3 p.m.

The high school district track meet will be at Chappell on Wednesday, May 10th.

Birthdays this week include:Charline Brown, Ryan May, Chet Cochran, Gregg Wurdeman, Casey Adrain, Carissa Marler, Wyatt Lind, Connor Cochran, Jeri Revelle, Jacob Knaub, Tom Gifford, Hallie Cochran and Luke Gifford. Happy Birthday!

Anniversary couple of the week is Mr. & Mrs.’ Carl Gillbert. Congratulations!

The Goodhand Theater in Kimball will be showing the movie ‘Secretariat‘ May 5-7. Show times are at 7 p.m. Friday and Saturday with a matinee on Sunday beginning at 2 p.m. Also, on Saturday the 6th they are hosting a Kentucky Derby Party for those 21 years of age and older. Id is required.

On Friday, May 5th there will be a benefit for the Ryan Hinton family at the Beer & Loathing Bar & grill. Walking tacos will be on sale, plus a sombrero contest and live music.

On Sunday, May 7th Appreciation Day Law Enforcement will be hosted by and at the Trinity United Methodist Church. They are located at 305 E 4th street and will be on site from 3-5 p.m.

Heading up north, the Midwest Theater will be busy again this week. Monday, May 4th, at 5 p.m. The Violin Sprouts will perform in concert. This is free and open to the public. These young performers are all four and five years of age and have not entered into school as of yet. I have to say that I have a great-nephew who is just a couple of years older then these guys who has been playing violin for a few years now. He began while his dad was stationed in Germany and has recently returned with his parents here to the valley. Still practicing the violin.

Also, May 4th at 7 p.m. the Scottsbluff Public Schools Orchestra Concert will perform at the Midwest. These musicians consist of 5th grade, middle school and high school students and will play music compatible to their concert theme “Around the World in 80 Minutes.”

Friday May 5th The Artist’s Garden: American Impressionism will be presented at the Midwest at 7:30 p.m. WNA and Midwest.

The last concert for the week will be The U.S. Navy Band Sea Chanters who will perform at 7 p.m. on Saturday, May 6th. This concert is Free with tickets which are available ONLY at the Star Herald.

Well, at least for this week there is definitely Music In The Air!! Contact me at [email protected], 641-1335, or 436-1752. Have a great week and take care until next time! Barb Cross (Mrs. Rod).

p.s. special “hello” to s & s!


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