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Good morning! I hope everyone is enjoying the beautiful weather, if not a little on the hot side sometimes. I surely would rather hear complaints about the heat instead of complaints about the cold! Can you believe that it is July already? Too darn hot to be working outside unless you can get out there early in the morning. I need to clean out two chicken houses. So far the weather and my time have not cooperated.

I suppose that most of you have made some sort of plan for the 4th of July celebration. We have kinda-sorta. Do you know that feeling? It will depend on several situations and the fact that we all work the day before and after sure makes a big difference. I am pretty sure that there are celebrations everywhere, but for the life of me I could not find any information to pass on to you. I know LaGrange has fireworks on the 3rd and Bridgeport will have two nights of rodeo and fireworks that begin at 7:30 p.m. So all I can say is enjoy your day/evening and remember to thank our military for their part in keeping us free.

Here on the home front there will be a Baby Shower at the Harrisburg Community Church on Thursday, July 29th, TODAY from 9-11 a.m. for Carissa Marler. Baby girl is on her way!

Birthdays here this week include: Jayden Marx, Jerry Morris, Thea Mae Carlson, Bronson Smith, Rowdy Baker, Brady Jones, Tawanna Ansley, Jamie Farro, Mason Fulk, Kraig Baker, Tammy Brown, Benjamin Andrew McGowan, and Russ McKeehan. Happy Happy Birthday.

Anniversary congratulations go out to Mr. & Mrs.’ Todd May, Steve Lease, Eric Zimmerman, Brett Cooper, and Russ McKeehan.

Down south, in Kimball, the Goodhand Theater will be showing Beauty and the Beast beginning on Friday, June 30th and running through Sunday, July 2nd. The movie will begin at 7 p.m. on the first two nights and at 2 p.m. on the third. Also, on Saturday July 1st there will be a 5K Walk/Run, which is the equivalent of 3.1 miles out at the Oliver Reservoir.

There will also be a mile walk/run for kids and those aged 10 and under will be free. There will also be kayak races and you must bring your own kayak. Plan on some water balloon fights also. For more information: 308-249-4852. All proceeds will go to our Veterans to help with their needs.

Another 5K Run will take place as the 3rd Annual Bookin’ It For the Library Walk/Duathon begins with registration at 7 a.m. on Monday, July 3rd at the Kimball Public library. The Duathlon will begin at 7:45 a.m. and the walk at 8 a.m. Form to fill out are available at http://www.kimballpubliclibrary.org.

Up north, the Midwest Theater summer movie series continues for the kids,(no age limit here!) on Thursday, June 29th Today! at 9 a.m. and at 1:30 p.m, The movie is The Indian in the Cupboard and is rated PG.

I am having a hard time finding other movie listings for the Midwest also. The Western Nebraska Arts Center will host the 2017 President’s Show Opening Reception on June 29th. The doors will be open at 106 E 18th Street from 5-7 p.m. The theme this year is “GOLD” to commemorate WNAC’S Golden Anniversary. Live music will be on hand by Isaac, Mr. Piano and the Brute as well as refreshments. Everyone is welcome and the event is Free.

Fort Robinson will have their weekly rodeo on Thursday, July 29th and the Post Playhouse will host the opening night of Chicago on June 30th at 8 p.m. A second performance will be on Saturday, July 1st at 2 p.m. Mamma Mia will play on the 2nd and 4th of July at 8 p.m. and Shrek will be performed on Wednesday, July 5th. Ticket information can be obtained by calling 308-665-1976. There is also a Wildlife Art Show at Fort Robinson starting on Saturday, July 1st and running through the 4th.

So folks, there you go. Have a great, safe holiday week and take care until next time. Reach me at 436-7152, 641-1335, and [email protected] Barb Cross (Mrs. Rod ).

 

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