Wednesday, December 19, 2018
  • It is Unique.

    It is Unique.

    It is one of a kind. No other community in the United States is known by the name "ALVO". Early settlers had come to this area as early as 1869, they had established post-offices, school district and towns. The railroad was the main means of transportation , so towns were established along it's lines.

    Alvo reportedly received its name from the first child born after the community began to form around the depot. Her name was Alvo and she was the daughter of the railroad's master.

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alvo news, november 22nd, 2017

NOVEMBER

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Public Notices  

NOTICE OF MEETING

VILLAGE OF ALVO

BOARD OF TRUSTEES

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that a meeting of the Chairperson and Village Board of the Village of Alvo, Nebraska will be held at 7:30 p.m. on Tuesday, December 5, 2017, at 135 Main Street, Alvo, NE which meeting is open to the public.  An agenda for said meeting, kept continuously current, is available for public inspection at the office of the Village Clerk at City Hall.  Except for items of an emergency nature, the agenda shall not be enlarged later than twenty-four hours prior to the scheduled commencement of the meeting.

Connie Carlton

Village Clerk

 

 

 

Rural Fire Board meeting postponed AGAIN from November 16th.

Eagle - Alvo Rural Fire Board meeting, TBA at the Eagle Fire & Rescue Station, 705 South First Street in Eagle.

 

 

 

Nothing showing right now, but it's not over (usual season is from June 1st to November 30th) til it's over, so click on the logo below for the National Hurricane Center.

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On Sept. 25 at 2:12 a.m. EDT (0612 UTC) the VIIRS instrument aboard NASA-NOAA's Suomi NPP satellite provided this infrared image of Hurricane Maria. Coldest cloud tops (red) and strongest storms were in the southeastern quadrant. Credit: NOAA/NASA Goddard Rapid Response Team

Read more at: https://phys.org/news/2017-09-nasa-noaa-suomi-npp-satellite-hurricane.html#jCp

Want to advertise your garage or yard sale for FREE?!?

Click on the sign below.

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This will take you to the online form to register your individual or community sales.

Thanks, John

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Thanks to Karen for the Nebraska State flag - it will fly until March 1st, 2018 to celebrate Nebraska 150.

         

Better! - 86 counties have normal moisture; 2 are normal to abnormally dry, 1 is abnormally dry to moderate drought, 4 range from normal to moderate drought with abnormally dry areas as well.There are no severe drought conditions anywhere in our state. However - the southwest panhandle is facing long term abnormally dry to moderate drought conditions, meaning the dry spell lasts more than six months. Nationally only 9 states (Michigan, Kentucky, Connecticut, Rhode Island, New York, New Jersey, Delaware, West Virginia and Alaska - and the territory of Puerto Rico) have normal moisture levels. Puerto Rico still has very little electricity and clean drinking water. Click on the image to see how Nebraska compares to other states.

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Daylight hours

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New moon on Sunday, November 26th at 11:03 AM CST

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Click on this animated moon for what it looks like now.

Moon data from the US Naval Observatory.

 

Like to have something upbeat, but this is America.....

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Thank you, Robert Ariail

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  Thanks, Michael Ramirez

  

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Nov 22nd, 1963 - President Kennedy killed in Dallas, TX.

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 Click on the picture for the NBC story and videos about the JFK document release

Click HERE for the Mary Ferrel Foundation list of officials' quotes about the assassination.

 

Nov 23rd, 1963 - LBJ proclaims Nov 25 a day of national mourning for JFK

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Thank you, Patrick Oliphant

"Our most basic common link is that we all inhabit this planet. We all breathe the same air. We all cherish our children's future. And we are all mortal." - John F Kennedy

"As we express our gratitude, we must never forget that the highest appreciation is not to utter words, but to live by them." - JFK Thanksgiving Day Proclamation, 1963

    

Nov 24th, 1963- Lee Harvey Oswald shot by Jack Ruby

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Click on the picture for the LA Times 'Little green book' story

"We enjoy the comfort of opinion without the discomfort of thought." - JFK, 1962     

 

Nov 25th, 1963 - JFK laid to rest at Arlington National Cemetery

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Jacqueline is buried next to him

"Forgive your enemies, but never forget their names." - JFK

  

Nov 26th, 1963 - Explorer 18 spacecraft launched by NASA

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 Click the image for NASA's page on Explorer 18

"We choose to go to the Moon in this decade and do the other things, not because they are easy, but because they are hard; because that goal will serve to organize and measure the best of our energies and skills, because that challenge is one that we are willing to accept, one we are unwilling to postpone, and one we intend to win, and the others, too." - JFK at Rice University, September 12th, 1962.

 

Nov 27th, 2013 - "Frozen", the highest-grossing animated film of all time, starring Idina Menzel and Kristen Bell, is released

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Click on image for Disney's site

“At some point, I remember saying, ‘Man, how cool would it be if one day I could grow up and do that?'”- Josh Gad about watching Disney animated films as a kid

  

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Thanks, Glenn McCoy

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Thanks, Tom Stiglich

      

 CCTour

Supported in part by Cass County Tourism. (Click on the logo to go to the web site)

 

 Village of Alvo Clerk's Office

Open Saturdays from 08:00 to 12:00

Enter through the north door.

135 Main Street, Alvo, NE 68304

402-781-9201 phone and fax

 

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