Do you have internet service through Zito Media (formerly
Galaxy Cable)? Are you having trouble connecting or getting
kicked offline? Several residents report this problem. If you're
one of them, please call customer service at 800-365-6988
and impress upon the agent that they need to report your
name and address (probably account number also) to
Nick the night manager. The more people that call in
the better. You may have good TV reception but your internet
uses a different signal. Please call!
May is National Bike Month - get yours out and
dust it off!
Please note the Village Office will be closed this
Friday for Arbor Day. How many trees will you plant?
The redbud trees are beautiful this year! This one is on the
corner by the postoffice. Thanks for the photo Bob Brandt.
The most popular baby names in 1916 were: Mary, Helen,
Dorothy, John, William, and James. That didn't change until
1920 to Mary, Dorothy, Helen, John, William, and Robert.
What you can do to prevent cross connections and keep
your drinking water safe: Check your faucets to be sure that
all faucet endpoints are above the flood level of the sink, tub,
basin, or other apparatus they supply.
NOTICE OF MEETING
BOARD OF TRUSTEES
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the Chairman and Board of Trustees of the Village of Unadilla, Nebraska will meet in a publicly convened session on Wednesday, May 11, 2016 at 7:30 P.M., at the Village Library, 770 G Street, Unadilla, Nebraska 68454. The agenda of subjects to be considered at said meeting is kept continuously current and available for public inspection at the Village Office. The agenda for this meeting includes:
- New application of retail liquor license for Nitty Gritty Gas & Thrift LLC, 625 9th Street, Unadilla, NE, class D: Beer, Wine & Distilled Spirits, Off Sale Only
Except for items of an emergency nature, the agenda shall not be enlarged later than twenty-four hours before the scheduled commencement of the meeting. Any persons needing special accommodations should contact the Village Office at least five days prior to the meeting date.
Corinne K Zahn
Village Clerk – Treas
BIRTHDAYS & ANNIVERSARIES
4-28 Maya Baker
4-29 Justin McWilliams, Keith Kimbell
5-1 Jaimie & Zachary Woods
NEWS FROM 100 YEARS AGO
Friday, 4-28-1916, The Otoe Union:
"Wanted: 50,ooo farm hands on the farms of Western Canada
to replace the young farmers who have enlisted for the war.
There is no danger or possibility of conscription. No passports
are necessary to enter Canada." Prof. Wilkins spent Sunday
at Minersville. "Nobby Up-to-date Spring Hats for Men and
Boys; Also Tennis Slippers and White Oxfords for Ladies and
Misses, W.F. Hair. Remember Unadilla and the Store
on the Corner."
NEWS FROM OUR NEIGHBORS
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Free fiddle and Harmonica workshops will take place on Saturday, May 28, at the National Homestead Monument in Beatrice, Nebraska. At 10 AM, there will be a FREE fiddle workshop led by championship fiddler Deborah Greenblatt. At 11:00 AM, there will be a FREE harmonica workshop led by multi-instrumentalist, David Seay. haronicas will be available for purchase. Greenblatt & Seay are Master Artists with the Nebraska Arts Council, and participants in the Humanities Nebraska Speakers Bureau. These FREE workshops are part of a full day of fun and free activities during the Tallgrass Prairie Fiddle Festival, formerly known as the Monumental Fiddle Championship.
Starting at 12 Noon, musicians will be competing for a record $3,350 at this year's Tallgrass Prairie Fiddle Festival! Music fans will be able to listen to and watch musicians; fiddlers and acoustic bands, as they compete at this year's music festival. The money will be spread over four categories: The Legends Division for the previous winners, Senior and Junior Divisions, and the Acoustic Band Category.
MOTHER'S DAY CONCERT
Greenblatt & Seay's Schoolhouse Performance Series on Sunday, May 8, at 2:30 PM, features Greenblatt & Seay in "The Feminist Manifesto". Through the songs and writings of heroic women (and some liberated men) through the centuries, issues of civil rights and stereotypes will be explored. Greenblatt & Seay sing and play a variety of instruments, including dulcimer, violin, guitar, harmonica, etc.
The concert will be downstairs, followed by light refreshments, and a chance to chat and jam with the performers.
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.
OTOE COUNTY MUSEUM OF MEMORIES
Opening Sunday, May 1, 2016
Many new displays & improvements
THE LOFTE THEATER 2016 SEASON
"Leading Ladies" June 3 - 12
"The Music Man" July 22 - August 7
"The Red Velvet Cake War" September 9 - 18
"Funny Money" October 15 - 30
"Twas the Night Before Christmas" December 3 - 18
OTOE COUNTY FAIR
JULY 28 - 31, 2016
HERITAGE NEEDLEWORK GUILD
OF NEBRASKA CITY, NE
2016 QUILT SHOW
September 16, 17, & 18
Bethel United Church, 2400 Central Avenue, (West End)
NEBRASKA FOOTBALL 2016
4-16 Spring/Red-White Game
9-3 Fresno State @NE
9-10 Wyoming @NE
9-17 Oregon @NE
9-24 Northwestern @Evanston
10-1 Illinois @NE
10-15 Indiana @Bloomington
10-22 Purdue @NE
10-29 Wisconsin @Madison
11-5 Ohio State @Columbus
11-12 Minnesota @NE
11-19 Maryland @NE
11-25 Iowa @Iowa City
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