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Latest Events

Thu Apr 27 @05:00 - 07:00PM
Library Open
Fri Apr 28
Arbor Day
Fri Apr 28
Gym - Blue Bird Convention
Fri Apr 28 @06:30 - 10:00PM
Ball Park - Unadilla Fastpitch Practice Game
Sat Apr 29
Gym - Blue Bird Convention
Sat Apr 29 @09:00 - 11:00AM
Library Open
Sun Apr 30 @01:00 - 10:00PM
Grandpa's Woods - Unadilla Fast Pitch Team Fundraiser
Mon May 01
Vietnam Veterans Honor Flight to Washington D.C.
Mon May 01 @08:00 - 05:00PM
SDA No School
Tue May 02 @06:00 - 07:30PM
Ball Park - Deb Moss

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Newsletter 4-26-2017

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How many trees will you plant this Arbor Day?




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Congratulations to Bruce & Karen Hassler on the engagement

of their daughter Hannah to Justin Walden. A September 2017

wedding is planned.




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Continued get well wishes to Randy Steinkuhler, Gerry Davis,

and Bruce Hassler.




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My sister Mary and I had a "research trip" to Bedford and

Clarinda, Iowa, last Friday. We saw some wonderful old

courthouses and other buildings, the Taylor County Museum

at Bedford is just awesome, walked a few cemeteries, and met

lots of wonderful and helpful people. But, we did not find the

information we were looking for. I guess another road trip it is!




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May is National Bike Month - get yours out

and dust it off!





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Seven members of the Otoe County Genealogical Society met

Saturday, April 22, at the Otoe County Museum of Memories

in Syracuse. A lengthy business meeting was held and then the

fun part: touring the museum and parsonage. Time did not allow

for the Kramer Building or the Garage. If you haven't been there

in awhile, we urge you to visit on a Sunday afternoon beginning

May 7. The Society received some research requests, so Sunday

Bob and I traveled to Paul, Nebraska, looking for the old home

of August & Mary Ann Mitzner. It had been torn down. Then

we went to Nebraska City and checked out the overpass project,

which is coming right along, and how could we not stop and

check out the new Tractor Supply Store in the old Alco

Building? It was a great afternoon with weather to match!





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Don't forget the fastpitch fundraiser this coming Sunday 

at Grandpa's Woods!




BIRTHDAYS & ANNIVERSARIES

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4-27   Michael & Becky West

4-29   Justin McWilliams, Keith Kimbell, Jimmie Cox

5-1   Zachary & Jaimie Woods


 

 

NEWS FROM 100 YEARS AGO

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Friday, 4-27-1917, The Otoe Union:

William Drager was building a new farm home. "A bunch of

horse traders were in town Wednesday doing everybody they

could." Ray Bryant purchased a Percheron stallion. Wilkens &

Keithley, of Syracuse, would begin publishing The Otoe Union.

Lloyd A. Wilson, North Russell, and Ruth F. Hensley, Berlin,

were married in Nebraska City.




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NEWS FROM OUR NEIGHBORS

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GREENBLATT & SEAY SONGBOOK

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Multi-instrumentalists, Greenblatt & Seay, will be sharing their original tunes and stories on Sunday, May 14, at 2:30 PM, in the Old Avoca, Nebraska Schoolhouse. This concert celebrates over 30 years of musical experiences inspired by their children, their students, and their Schoolhouse home/studio/sanctuary.  Light-hearted vocals will blend with the supportive textures of fiddle, harmonica, guitar, nyckelharpa, mandolin, etc.

Greenblatt & Seay have been playing beautiful music together since the night they met.  Both are now Master Artists with the Nebraska Arts Council's Artist-in-the-Schools program, and participate in Humanities Nebraska's Speakers Bureau.

The concert will be downstairs, and  followed by light refreshments, and a chance to chat and even jam with Greenblatt & Seay.

Avoca is in southern Cass County, Nebraska, on the 13 C Spur,  one mile south of Highway 34.

Admission is $10.00 for adults, $5.00 for students and senior citizens, and $1.00 for children. Seating is limited.For more information, write to  Greenblatt & Seay, The Old Schoolhouse, P.O. Box 671, Avoca, Nebraska, 68307, or call 402-275-3221, or e-mail them at  This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

The historic Old Avoca Schoolhouse was built in 1925, and has been the home of the Schoolhouse Performance Series since 1990.  Music lessons, workshops, fiddle camps, and field trips are offered by Schoolhouse residents, Greenblatt & Seay, and are available by appointment.





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SUNDAY, APRIL 30

10 A.M. - 2 P.M.

THE FOX CENTER, 424 CENTRAL AVENUE, NEBRASKA CITY





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Flea Market & Swap Meet

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2017 SCHEDULE

4-15   Red/White Game

9-2   Arkansas State @NE

9-9   Oregon

9-16   Northern Illinois @NE

9-23   Rutgers @NE

9-30   Illinois

10-7   Wisconsin @NE

10-14   Ohio State @NE

10-28   Purdue

11-4   Northwestern @NE

11-11   Minnesota

1-18   Penn State

11-24   Iowa @NE




 
Jim Russell photo collection

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Ed Russell as a teenager



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Pearl (Pell) Russell as a teenager



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Ed & Pearl Russell wedding photo

12-24-1903



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Farm home of Ed & Pearl Russell

one mile west of Unadilla

Built in 1903 before their marriage

(now the home of Gary & Kathryn Ganger)



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Ed, Pearl, & Kenneth Russell



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Grandsons of Pearl & Ed Russell

Left: David, Terry, Jim

1961



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Nelle (Pell) Bose, John Pell, Pearl (Pell) Russell

Mother Amy Pell, sitting



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Elevator and Depot (far right)

Arrow shows Russell & Schreiner Hardware Store

that burned in the 1911 fire



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The Depot in the 1908 flood



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Looking north from the Bank



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Methodist Church after remodel in 1913

Building committee: Ed Russell, Armead Botsford,

J.E. Bassett, Rev. Keiser



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Ruins of the old "Roller Mills" building & dam

South of Unadilla