The Unadilla Area Fund met Tuesday, 7-15, at the
Community Center Library. Those attending were Bob Brandt,
Peggy Leefers, Larry Larson, Barb Wilhelm, Maureen
Vogt, and Corinne Zahn. The BBQ items were reviewed and
suggestions noted for next year. Dan Masters has agreed
to do the BBQ again in 2015. Corinne reported the estimates
were in for replacing the roofs on the gym and the
Community Center and they were approximately $46,000.
The members voted unanimously to give the Village
$10,000 for the roof repairs. The next meeting will be
Condolences to the family and friends
of Dale Wallen.
Bob Wilhelm would like to remind everyone to stop by the
Bingo stand in the air conditioned Fair Center during the
County Fair. The proceeds help fund local youth programs.
It's always lots of fun!
Several members of Legion Post #100 worked at the
baseball tournament last weekend.
Flags at the Legion ballfield in Syracuse
(photo contributed by Bob Wilhelm)
BIRTHDAYS & ANNIVERSARIES
7-24 Dan Crownover, Linda Kastens
7-26 Deb McGowan, Lee Clark
7-28 Tristan Lindsey, Judy Luff Vampola
7-29 Travis & Tonya Johnson
NEWS FROM 100 YEARS AGO
Friday, 7-24-1914, The Otoe Union:
"William Halbasch reports 66 bushels of oats per acre."
"The steel bridge one mile west of town has been
completed....The bridge men are now putting a steel
bridge across the same stream near the Douglas farm
between here and Palmyra." Four wagons of
"gypsies" passing through town caused a lot
NEWS FROM OUR NEIGHBORS
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OTOE COUNTY FAIR
AUGUST 10 -14, 2014
The Old Avoca Schoolhouse, in Avoca, Nebraska, is offering a TWIN FIDDLING WORKSHOP, on Saturday, August 2, from 10 AM - 12 Noon, in the Old Avoca Schoolhouse. This workshop, led by championship fiddler and author, Deborah Greenblatt, is perfect for fiddlers who want to learn to play duets with other fiddlers. Students of all ages will learn how to construct their own harmony parts by ear, and by writing the notes down in standard notation. Tunes will range in difficulty from easy to intermediate. Fiddle tunes from many traditions will be explored, including Irish, Swedish, Klezmer, Cajun, Scottish, etc.
Enrollment is limited to 10 fiddlers, and pre-registration is required. To sign up, or to ask questions, e-mail
ARE YOU READY FOR SOME FOOTBALL?
8-30 Nebraska vs Florida Atlantic
9-6 Nebraska vs McNeese State
9-13 Fresno State vs Nebraska (9:30 pm CT/CBS)
9-20 Nebraska vs Miami Fla (7:00 pm CT/ABC/ESPN
9-27 Nebraska vs Illinois (Homecoming)
(8:00 pm CT/BTN)
10-4 Michigan State vs Nebraska (7:00 pm CT/ABC/ESPN)
10-18 Northwestern vs Nebraska (6:30 pm CT/BTN)
10-25 Nebraska vs Rutgers
11-1 Nebraska vs Purdue
11-15 Wisconsin vs Nebraska
11-22 Nebraska vs Minnesota
11-28 Iowa vs Nebraska
12-6 Big Ten Championship
@Lucas Oil Stadium, Indianapolis
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