Thirty days hath September,
April, June and November.
February has twenty-eight alone,
Yet all the rest have thirty-one,
Except in Leap Year, that's the time -
When February's Days are twenty-nine.
WELCOME TO A NEW BEGINNING!
The Conestoga Cougar Marching Band performed at the Nebraska State Fair on August 28, 2010, under the direction of Conestoga Music Director, Dwight Rose.
The members, consisting of 8 -12th graders, have been practicing their marching skills for a while and proved what hard work is made of.
Also performing along with the band, is the newly-formed "Cougar Corps" flag team. The girls started practicing during the summer, and gave up a lot of their time to prepare for this occasion.
(Photos contributed by D. Rose)
(Reminder - The Conestoga Music Department continues to collect Box Tops for Education, so please cut the little pink rectangles from packages and send them to the high school. Thank you!)
SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 12
Grandma and Grandpa, tell me a story
and snuggle me with your love.
When I'm in your arms, the world seems small
and we're blessed by the heavens above.
SEPT 13 @ HOME vs YUTAN - 5PM
SEPT 14 @ HOME vs AUBURN - 5PM
SEPT 16 @ HOME (CASS COUNTY CENTRAL) - 5PM
SEPT 20 @ NEBRASKA CITY - 5PM
SEPT 23 @ WAHOO - 5PM
SEPT 11 @ FALLS CITY INVITATIONAL - 9AM
SEPT 13 @ HOME vs YUTAN - 6:30
SEPT 14 @ HOME vs AUBURN - 6:30
SEPT 16 @ HOME v CASS COUNTY CENTRAL - 6:30
SEPT 18 @ PLATTSMOUTH INVITATIONAL - 9AM
SEPT 20 @ NEBRASKA CITY - 6:30
SEPT 23 @ WAHOO - 6:30
SEPT 25 @ YUTAN, ECNC TOURNEY - 10AM
SEPT 27 @ DC WEST, VALLEY TRI - 4:30
OCT 4 @ GRETNA TRI - 4:30
MIDDLE SCHOOL VOLLEYBALL
SEPT 14 @ WEEPING WATER - 5:30
SEPT 16 @ HOME vs SYRACUSE - 4:30
SEPT 20 @ ELMWOOD-MURDOCK - 4:30
SEPT 25 @ FORT CALHOUN TOURNEY (A) - 9AM
@ PLATTSMOUTH (B/C) - 9AM
SEPT 28 @ AUBURN - 4:30
OCT 4 @ HOME vs LOUISVILLE - 4:30
OCT 5 @ HOME vs ELMWOOD-MURDOCK - 4:30
OCT 11 @ ASHLAND-GREENWOOD - 4:30
SEPT 16 @ WEEPING WATER - 5:30
SEPT 18 @ CONESTOGA INVITATIONAL - 9AM
SEPT 20 @ HOME vs SYRACUSE - 6PM
SEPT 27 @ PLATTEVIEW TRI - 5PM
SEPT 28 @ HOME vs MALCOLM - 5PM
SEPT 30 @ HOME vs YUTAN - 5:30
OCT 4 @ HOME vs LOUISVILLE - 5:00
OCT 7 @ HOME vs EAST BUTLER - 5:30
OCT 9 @ JCC INVITATIONAL - 9AM
OCT 19 @ FORT CALHOUN - 5PM
OCT 22 @ HOME vs ASHLAND-GREENWOOD - 5PM
OCT 26 @ AUBURN - 5PM
SEPT 11 @ SYRACUSE TOURNEY - 8:30AM
SEPT 16 @ WEEPING WATER - 6:30 PM
SEPT 20 @ HOME vs SYRACUSE - 7PM
SEPT 27 @ PLATTEVIEW TRI - 5PM
SEPT 28 @ HOME vs MALCOLM - 6PM
SEPT 30 @ HOME vs YUTAN - 6:30
OCT 4 @ HOME vs LOUISVILLE - 6PM
OCT 7 @ HOME vs EAST BUTLER - 6:30
OCT 11 @ TEKAMAH-HERMAN TRI - 5PM
OCT 12 @ LOUISCILLE TRI - 5PM
OCT 19 @ FORT CALHOUN - 6PM
OCT 22 @ HOME vs ASHLAND-GREENWOOD - 6PM
OCT 23 @ WEEPING WATER INVITATIONAL - 9AM
OCT 26 @ AUBURN - 6PM
SEPT 9-11 @ MALCOLM INVITATIONAL - TBA
SEPT 16 @ WEEPING WATER - 7:30
SEPT 21 @ BENNINGTON TRI - 5:30
SEPT 28 @ HOME vs MALCOLM 7PM
SEPT 30 @ HOME vs YUTAN - 7:30
OCT 2 @ HOME, BIG CAT INVITATIONAL - 9AM
OCT 7 @ HOME vs EAST BUTLER - 7:30 PM
OCT 12 @ LOUISVILLE TRI - 5PM
OCT 14 ECNC TOURNEY TBA - 5PM
OCT 16 ECNC TOURNAMENT SECC - 10AM
OCT 19 @ FORT CALHOUN - 7PM
OCT 22 @ HOME vs ASHLAND-GREENWOOD - 7PM
OCT 26 @ AUBURN - 7PM
MIDDLE SCHOOL FOOTBALL
SEPT 20 @ ELMWOOD-MURDOCK - 4:30
SEPT 28 @ SYRACUSE - 4:30
OCT 5 @ HOME vs YUTAN - 5PM
OCT 12 @ HOME vs LINCOLN LUTHERAN - 5:30
SEPT 13 @ LINCOLN CHRISTIAN - TBA
SEPT 20 @ HOME vs AUBURN - 6PM
SEPT 27 @ LINCOLN LUTHERAN - 4:30
OCT 4 @ LOUISVILLE - 6PM
OCT 11 @ HOME vs FALLS CITY - 6PM
SEPT 10 @ LOUISVILLE - 7PM
SEPT 17 @ LOGAN VIEW - 7PM
SEPT 24 @ HOME vs PLATTEVIEW - 7PM
OCT 1 @ HOME vs AUBURN - 7PM (HOMECOMING)
OCT 8 @ FALLS CITY - 7PM
OCT 15 @ HOME vs DC WEST - 7PM
OCT 21 @ SYRACUSE - 7PM
52nd Annual Brownville Fall Flea Market
Admission is Free!
More than 200 vendors from 7 states with antiques, primitives, crafts,
flowers, jewelry, collectibles and food.
HAPPY 50th ANNIVERSARY, MOM and DAD!
With love from your kids,
Dan, Nadine, and Gary
at PO Box 23, Murray, NE 68409
just give them a call at 402-235-2159.
A Sightreading Workshop is scheduled for Saturday, October 2, 2010,
from 1 PM - 3 PM in the Old Avoca Schoolhouse, in picturesque Avoca,
This will be a wonderful opportunity to play with other music students, and
sightread music that you've never seen before, and don't have to ever see again.
During the workshop, musicians will be discussing how to negotiate new
compositions with minimum stress, and maximum music. The beauty of
this workshop is that all you have to do is show up!
There is no preparation necessary, although pre-registration
is required, and there is a $20.00 fee.
For more information, call 402-275-3221,
or e-mail email@example.com.
Greenblatt & Seay proudly announce
FOURTEENTH ANNUAL SCHOOLHOUSE FIDDLING BEE
This historical, hysterical event will take place on Sunday, October 10, at 2:30 PM,
in the auditorium of the Old Avoca, Nebraska Schoolhouse.
Registration for contestants starts at 1:30 PM the day of the FIDDLING BEE.
Admission is $5.00 for adults and $1.00 for children. Fiddlers and their back-ups are admitted for free.
OTOE COUNTY GENEALOGICAL SOCIETY MEETING
OCGS will host its September meeting at 7:00pm on September 9th at the Morton-James Public Library at 923 First Corso in Nebraska City.
Lincoln Family History Center director, Tina Wells, will give a presentation on 'Resources from Family Search'. This presentation will cover how to utilize the Family History Center's resources from not only the FHC's facilities, but from your home computer as well.
Don't miss it!
Nebraska City, NE
Craft shows, museum tours, reenactments, quilt show, classic car show, enormous parade, AppleJam Fest with live music and children's activities, Arbor Day Farm and Tree Adventure festivities.
The CASS COUNTY GOING GREEN recycle trailer will be located in the
southwest corner of the Murray Rural Fire Dept.'s parking lot the following dates:
September 4 - 10
September 25 - October 1
October 15 - 22
November 6 - 12
November 27 - December 3
December 18 - 24
(The Waste Management recycle bins located behind Town Hall are for
Murray residents only, although Murray residents may also use the
Cass County Recycle Trailer.)
HOW to SUBMIT ARTICLES for this NEWSLETTER...
Event announcements and advertising can be an enormous expense when
you're wanting or needing to get the word out. If you've checked into regular
newspaper pricing lately for such items, you'll know what I'm talking about. So
why spend your hard-earned money, when you can accomplish the same thing
right here - FREE - on your local news website?
Below is a list of categories that will cost you absolutely nothing, except the
time to submit it, (which you'd have to do with a regular newspaper anyway):
Wedding / Engagement Announcements and Photos
Letters to the Editor
Cards of Thanks
and So Much More.
That's right! These are all items that can appear FREE of CHARGE
in each Wednesday's Murray Newsletter and/or Calendar!
All YOU have to do is send the information to us - it's that simple!
Deadline for submissions to each week's Wednesday Newsletter is
NO LATER THAN NOON on the prior MONDAY and it's so easy to submit
1.) You may call your information to 402-235-2926,
Leave a voice mail with your name phone number.
2.) Email your story to Editor@MurrayNebraska.com
NO 'zip' files, please, and send photos and announcement fliers in .JPG format and
no larger than 340 x 480 pixels.
3.) Send items via the U.S. postal service to:
201 N How Ave, Murray, NE, 68409-8403.
(When mailing items you'd like to get back, please enclose a self-addressed,
Remember to include 'who, what, when, where and why', along with any other
helpful details, such as a contact person and phone.
Thanks for helping to keep YOUR Murray Newsletter fresh and up-to-date!
SUBSCRIBE to the MURRAY NEWSLETTER...
We're glad you're enjoying reading the FREE Murray Newsletter!
Would you like to automatically receive it every week?
At the top of the 'Home' page, just slide your mouse over the 'WHAT'S NEW' tab.
When the drop-down menu appears with 'NEWSLETTER', slide the mouse to
the right to 'SUBSCRIBE to NEWSLETTER', then fill in your e-address.
It's absolutely FREE and no need to worry...we won't sell or distribute your
address to anyone!
Community Sustaining Sponsors 2010