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Murray Newsletter - April 15, 2009

CONESTOGA  Jr/Sr Prom will take place this

Saturday, April 18th!


Three Conestoga DI (Destination Imagination) Teams
recently qualified to go to
Global Competition in Knoxville, TN!
To help fund their travel expenses, they're planning to a
plant sale, concessions stand and yard sale during

Murray Community Garage Sales

Friday and Saturday

May 1 & 2

8:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.

Just swing by Tyson Park for some refreshments on Friday or Saturday
and while you're there enjoying your treats, snoop around...
you might also find a treasure at their yard sale!

Then, stop by the Elementary School at 104 East High Street
for some beautiful plants for your garden or yard.
There will be a large assortment of
annuals, perennials, hanging baskets and vegetables
to choose from and with
Mother's Day the following weekend,
this would be a perfect opportunity to find something special for
Mom, Grandma or a favorite aunt or friend!

Let's all pull together to help get the kids to Knoxville!!

 


 

NEHAWKA – CONESTOGA

96th ANNUAL

ALUMNI BANQUET/GOLF TOURNAMENT

May 23, 2009

Lake Ridge Golf Course

(located 1 ¼ miles east of Hwy 75 off Murray Road, south side of Beaver Lake)

HONORED CLASSES: 2009, 1999, 1989, 1979, 1969, 1959, 1949, 1939

GOLF TOURNAMENT

1:00 – 6:00 (shot-gun start)

18 Hole 4-Person Scramble

Open to first 72 Golfers or 18 Teams

* We can assist with pairing up people to make a team*

Cost includes golf, cart, prizes and sack lunch

Cost: $42/player

BANQUET

6:30 - ???

The banquet will be hosted at Fairways Restaurant, Lake Ridge Golf Course, located inside the clubhouse. A buffet-style dinner will be provided including drinks (ice tea, coffee and water). All other drinks i.e. soda and alcohol can be purchased.

Cost: $15/person or $28/couple

PLEASE RSVP by MAY 8th to:

James Hoshor: jhoshor@gurualliance.com

Ed Behrns: ELB0920@hotmail.com

 

 


 

 

VILLAGE CLEAN-UP DAYS

MAY 30-31, 2009

8 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Drop-off location is southeast of Murray Repair,

(Follow South St., turn right), at the old sewer plant, which is fenced-in.)

FREE to MURRAY VILLAGE RESIDENTS ONLY

PROOF of RESIDENCE will be CHECKED by Village Personnel, so bring a current water bill statement.

(Non-resident items will NOT be accepted.)

Items accepted:

TREE LIMBS

YARD WASTE

Other items, except for those listed below:

Items NOT accepted:

TIRES

PAINT

HOUSEHOLD HAZARDOUS WASTES

AUTOMOTIVE OIL

CONCRETE

Call Village Clerk for more details, 235-2119

 

 


Lofte to Feature Branson Show

The Lofte Community Theatre in Manley announces that it will showcase "Branson on the Road" on Saturday, April 18th at 7:30pm and Sunday, April 19th at 2:00pm.

Fronted by Debbie Horton of Branson, Missouri, the group presents a full concert of bluegrass, gospel and country-western songs. Musicians Donnie Wright and Brian Capps add not only musical talent, but corn-ball humor to the act that is sure to please many classic country fans.

Tickets for the show are $20 and can be purchased by calling the Lofte ticket office at (402) 234-2553 or ordered on-line at www.BransonOnTheRoad.com. As a special tribute on Saturday night, the group is donating a portion of Saturday's ticket sales directly to the Lofte which is a non-profit organization.

 

 


 

MOTHER'S LIL ANGELS RELAY for LIFE

will be selling MEAT TRAYS during the month

of May for graduations or your other Spring events.

ALL PROCEEDS TAX DEDUCTIBLE and will BENEFIT

the AMERICAN CANCER SOCIETY!

Each tray will consist of 3 POUNDS EACH of

SLICED ROAST BEEF, TURKEY and HAM

for a TOTAL of 9 POUNDS of MEAT!

Cost is $30 per tray and must be ordered in advance. (What a deal!)

Order by calling either

Jen Fitch, 402-873-8443

OR

Angie Ellis, 402-873-8426

CALL and ORDER EARLY!

(Meat is provided by Cargill Meat Solutions in Nebraska City.)

 

 


NOTE from the POST OFFICE:

 

Starting May 11, it will cost you another 2 cents to send a first class letter.Stamps for 1-ounce letters will jump in price from 42 cents to 44 cents. Prices for other types and sizes of mail will change also.

However, there is a bit of good news for people who plan ahead when buying stamps:
Customers can use their FOREVER STAMPS, regardless of when they were purchased, to mail 1-ounce letters after the price change, without the need for additional postage.

You can still purchase FOREVER STAMPS at the post office.

Check it out at www.usps.gov

 


 

Murray Community Garage Sales

Friday and Saturday

May 1 - 2, 2009

Tell your friends and neighbors!

Your club or organization is welcome to join in!

You can pick up a form at Murray State Bank or Post Office

OR

Write the information below on a plain piece of paper

OR

Copy and print form below

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Name: ______________________________________________

Sale Location: _______________________________________

Phone number: _______________________________________

Email: ______________________________________________

This sale will be on: Friday or Saturday (Check one or both)

If space allows, please list the following items of special interest on the maps:

1. ________________________________

2. ________________________________

3. ________________________________

Return completed form with $18 payment by APRIL 19th to:

Pat Zeigler

201 N How Ave

Murray, NE 68409

235-2926

Your portion of the payment helps to buy ads in 15 area newspapers, online, supplies for fliers

and signs and to have your sale location noted on the map.

Thanks!

 

 

 


 

 

PUTT for a CAR

during

MURRAY COMMUNITY GARAGE SALES!

SATURDAY, MAY 2, 2009

2 HOURS ONLY

8 - 10 a.m.

MURRAY BUILDING & SUPPLY

MURRAY, NE

FREE & OPEN to the PUBLIC!

PRIZES, FUN, and LIVE, ON-AIR BROADCAST!

KNCY RADIO and MURRAY BUILDING and SUPPLY

are sponsoring a golf putting contest

for licensed drivers to qualify for a

chance to win a

PT CRUISER!

You'll have two chances to make your putt.

Qualifiers will then attend a 'putt-off' on

July 1st

at Timber Creek Golf Course

for their

chance to win a

2001 PT CRUISER!

(If you are interested in having a 'putt' at your business, please call Vicki,
402-677-4833 for more information.)

 


 

PET VACCINATION CLINIC

Murray Town Hall

Saturday, May 2, 2009

9:00 - 11:00 a.m.

Village personnel will issue pet licenses at that time.

For more information, contact:

Village Clerk, 235-2119

or

Plattsmouth Animal Hospital, 296-2179

 


 

 

FIDDLING CONTEST WORKSHOP

Saturday, May 16, 2009

1 p.m. - 3 p.m.

Old Avoca Schoolhouse

Avoca, Nebraska

Any age or experience level of fiddlers, violinists or violists encouraged to enroll

Pre-registration Required

Enrollment Limited

$20.00 per fiddler

Deborah Greenblatt, championship fiddler and fiddle book author, will explain some of the rules (if any) that fiddlers are likely to see. Tune choices and performance customs will be discussed, as well. This workshop should be helpful for those wanting to learn some of the do's and dont's when playing in a fiddle contest, and particularly for those planning to enter the

Monumental Fiddling Championship

in Beatrice on

Saturday, May 23.

Call 402-275-3221 or e-mail debby@greenblattandseay.com

Now, stop fiddling around and enroll today!

 

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