14th Annual Car Show brought sunshine and 48 really cool rides to Main Street - here are just a few.
Little Free Library Group update - Jeff McCabe offered to build Alvo's Little Free Library. If you are willing to contribute contact one of these women. If we forgot to invite you to the kickoff meeting, we apologize.
To learn more about Little Free Libraries, use the link below.
Main Street is changing - Ryan Anderson started construction on his multipurpose building on the southeast corner of 2nd and Main (140 Main Street). New pictures each week -
August 12th & 13th are the best nights to see the Perseid Meteor Shower this year since we are in the new moon time. Click HERE for US Naval Observatory or HERE for EarthSky or HERE for Space.com for details on when and how to watch.
Daylight hours and moon phase - New moon Friday, August 14th at 09:53 AM (Not likely to see this one)
|Date||Sunrise||Sunset||Sun hours||Days until Fall|
|Wednesday, August 12, 2015||06:32 AM||08:28 PM||13:56||42|
|Thursday, August 13, 2015||06:33 AM||08:27 PM||13:54||41|
|Friday, August 14, 2015||06:34 AM||08:25 PM||13:51||40|
|Saturday, August 15, 2015||06:35 AM||08:24 PM||13:50||39|
|Sunday, August 16, 2015||06:36 AM||08:23 PM||13:48||38|
|Monday, August 17, 2015||06:37 AM||08:21 PM||13:46||37|
|Tuesday, August 18, 2015||06:38 AM||08:20 PM||13:44||36|
New Feature - a Community Calendar
Recycling pickups are on the first and third Tuesdays of each month. Remember to not include the non-recyclable material listed on the sheet that came with your green tote.
Not so bad news - Nebraska's abnormally dry area is the same as for last week. I know it's hard to accept, but the rest of the summer could become very dry. We STILL need to conserve water as we move into the hotter, drier months.
Nebraska is much better off than a lot of other states - Click here to see
Events during this week in history - with a little humor thrown in.
August 12th, 1993 - President Clinton lifted the ban on rehiring air traffic controllers that had been fired for going on strike in 1981.
August 12th is Middle Child's Day.
August 13h, 1990 - Iraq transferred $3-4 billion in bullion, currency, and other goods seized from Kuwait to Baghdad..
August 13th is Left Hander's Day.
August 14th, 1973 - The US bombing of Cambodia ended. The halt marked the official end to 12 years of combat in Indochina.
August 14th is National Creamsicle Day.
August 15th, 1945 - The Allies proclaimed V-J Day a day after Japan agreed to surrender unconditionally.
August 16th, 1999 - In Russia, Vladimir V. Putin was confirmed as prime minister by the lower house of parliament. This hasn't turned out so well lately.
August 16th is National Tell a Joke Day.
August 17th, 1998 - President Bill "I did not have sex with that woman." Clinton admitted to having an improper relationship with Monica Lewinsky, a White House intern.
August 17th is National Thrift Shop Day.
"The supreme art of war is to subdue the enemy without fighting." - Sun Tzu
"Service to others is the rent you pay for your room here on earth." - Muhammad Ali
"Intelligence is the ability to adapt to change." - Stephen Hawking
Supported in part by Cass County Tourism
"You don't need to be straight to fight and die for your country. You just need to shoot straight." - Barry Goldwater
"When you're born you get a ticket to the freak show. When you're born in America you get a front row seat." - George Carlin
A wallet was found at the Murray Freedom Festival held July 4th. Call 402-679-7724 and give an accurate description to claim it. Please leave a message with your name and contact information.