Archive for August, 2015

Hershey Fall Festival

Lots of fun is in store with the annual Hershey Fall Festival coming up on Saturday, August 29.

Steve Smith Memorial Trap Shoot

Test your skill at the Steve Smith Memorial Trap Shoot at the Sutherland Lions Club Trap Range on Saturday, August 29. The Trap Range is located east of Sutherland on Highway 30, then south on O’Fallon Road pas the Union Pacific Railroad Tracks. Signup will start at 9:30 a.m. 75 Singles – $15 75 Handicaps […]

Fort McPherson National Cemetery “Spirit of 45” Celebration

Fort McPherson will celebrate the 75th anniversary of the end of WWII with the “Spirit of ’45” event, featuring the Sweet Adeline Chorus, a proclamation by North Platte Mayor Dwight Livingston and laying of wreaths. The ceremony will begin at 10 a.m. on Sunday, Aug. 16, at Fort McPherson at the main flag pole and […]

Maxwell Heritage Days 2015

For some of the best in small town celebrations, don’t miss the Maxwell, Nebraska Heritage Days 2015, celebrating our Trails and Rails heritage. The fun starts on Friday, August 14 with a car and bike show at 5pm, followed by the CRB Band and a beer garden. Saturday you can show off your fitness with […]

Buffalo Bill Ranch 50th Anniversary

Buffalo Bill Ranch State Historical Park (SHP) located in North Platte will have a celebration on August 22, 2015 for the park’s 50th anniversary. Visitors viewing William Cody’s mansion and Scout’s Rest Ranch barn will have an excellent experience with blacksmith demonstrations by a relative of Buffalo Bill Cody, living history events and character reenactments […]

Last Blast of Summer

Presented by Keith’s Body Shop At no charge to kids: *Pool Beginning at 4:00pm for the kids *Unlimited Cody Park rides start at 5:00pm for the kids *1 ice cream cone for the kids *Free hotdogs beginning at 5:00pm provided by Nebraskaland National Bank for everyone! *Fun Jumpz *Vendor Booths with kid friendly activities *Prizes, […]

Playhouse Auditions

Auditions for the first play of the season at the North Platte Community Playhouse will be held August 10 and 11 at 7:00 p.m. “She Stoops To Conquer” by Oliver Goldsmith includes a cast of eight men and four women. There are parts for both older and younger actors and actresses. Those desiring to audition […]

Monster Trucks, Grain Bins & Goodbyes

Well, happy August everybody! If August goes as fast as July did, it will be football season in no time! This past week has been a whirlwind. It was the start of the ‘lasts’ for me as tomorrow (8/5/15) will be my last day of my internship before I head back to Iowa to finish […]

Sutherland Oregon Trail Golf Club Junior Golf

All area junior golfers, 18 and under are invited to participate in this 4-person scramble tournament at Sutherland’s Oregon Trail Golf Course. There is a 9:00am Shotgun Start with registration at 8:30am. Breakfast rolls/donuts will be served. The cost is $40 per team – 18 holes, teams will be flighted by front nine scores. All […]