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Mr. Ed Kasl was selected "Superintendent of the Year" for Region 6
Mr. Ed Kasl, Superintendent of Louisville Public Schools, received a great honor last week during Metro Area Superintendent's meeting which was held May 18. Mr. Kasl has been superintendent at Louisville for over 20+ years. He became superintendent on July 1, 1990 and is currently still here.
What a fantastic honor for him! He is one of the reasons our school system has been such a success in the metro area. He is very proud of the school and the fact that so many option in just to go to school here in our community. He's a silent hero in our community.
Congratulations, Mr. Ed Kasl!
Louisville 6/20 is a united non-profit organization dedicated to helping the 6 victims of the June 20, 2009 accident in South Bend, NE. This organization is committed to helping the victims and their families deal with the mounting financial and emotional burdens as a result of this tragic accident through local fundraisers, benefits and donations.
EAGLE COMMUNITY GARAGE SALES
SATURDAY - SUNDAY
JUNE 5-6, 2010
First Christian Church 2010 Concert Series
Wess Adams from Nashville TN
June 6 - Sunday @ 1PM
Potluck with burgers/hotdog available @ Noon
Free Admission w/ Love offering taken
Weeping Water First Christian Church 2010 Concert Series continues with an afternoon concert on June 6, Sunday at 1PM featuring Song Garden's Garden Creek Label Recording Artist Wess Adams. Relevant, relational, real music that’s easy listening, pleasing to the ear, with clear lyric that challenges human values & goals. Our Purpose is to direct the audience to Focus on Our Creator, His Purpose. We are growing Purpose-Full Posse Members, to “Round-Up the Strays Before the Last Days”! Our Theme is Cowboy & Western, our musical style is reminiscent of Gene Autry, Eddy Arnold & Danny Gaither mixing retro in an up-to-date style that is current in Southern Gospel. In-other-words REAL, content specific lyric proclaiming Eternal Truths that challenge passive understanding calling for Purpose-Full Surrender of self and commitment in Faith Trusting wholly in Jesus. The Legendary , Ben Speer, recognized Wess' abilities, placing him on staff for Ben Speer's Stamps/Baxter School of Music in Nashville, TN. Wess Adams is from Nashville TN area. The concert iwill be after a Potluck at noon with burgers/hotdogs availale.Free admission and will be located at the First Christian Church, 306 W. H St. with a love offering taken for the ministry. For more information contact 402-269-5508 .
"Heaven Can Wait" Kicks Off Lofte's 34th Season
The Lofte Community Theatre will begin its
34th season with Harry Segall's classic, "Heaven Can Wait." It is the
story of a loveable prize-fighter, Joe Pendleton whom is snatched into
the afterlife before his time. In an effort to rectify the situation, his guardian
angel returns Joe to earth in the body of an elderly millionaire.
"Heaven Can Wait" has all of the ingredients of a lighthearted comedy
while also asking important questions about life and true love.
The original stage play "Heaven Can Wait" has been made into several
movie versions over the years. The most well-known was the 1978 film
starring Warren Beatty and Julie Christie. The original movie, 1941's
"Here Comes Mr. Jordan" received two Academy Awards for Original
Story and Best Screenplay.
Directed by Kevin Colbert, the production stars Jamion Biesterfeld of
Louisville in the starring role of Joe Pendleton. His well-meaning heavenly
guide is played by Bob Pinkerton of Weeping Water. Other cast members
include Theresa Massoth and Mark Sievering of Murray; Mark Sheldon,
Tim Sorensen and Jeff Johnston of Elmwood; Anna and Levi Stroebel and
Silvia Conley of Omaha; Melinda Mead and David Willingham of Plattsmouth
and Hope and Dave Hibler of Manley.
The production runs May 28-30, June 4-6 and 10-13. Tickets are $16 and
can be purchased by calling the Lofte Box Office at (402) 234-2553 or online
at www.Lofte.com. Please note that season tickets for all five of the Lofte's
stage productions can still be purchased for $60 through June 13.
Easy and Elegant
The remodeled HAVENMAKER’S Place offers a spectacular location to host your next special event. The elegant assembly hall occupies the 2nd floor of the historic brick building at the corner of 2nd and Main. The Main Hall features wood floors with a small stage at the East end. Your guests will never forget their experience at this unique venue!
Intimate, open and elegant rooms will set the stage for a time to remember. The historic building located on Louisville’s main street, was built in the 1890s and renovated in 2009. Several lighting options can make the atmosphere suit your mood.
The Main Hall comfortably accommodates up to 75 guests. The Main Hall features a 12 foot ceiling with many windows that flood the room with natural light and lovely views of downtown Louisville.
The Welcome Room serves as a graceful entrance and has a mini kitchen for simple food preparation. It features a refrigerator, microwave and sink. Reasonable rates and friendly staff make this an ideal spot!
The room works well for 75 or less guests. There is a dance floor, stage and small warming kitchen. There is ample free parking. Some tables and chairs are available for use.
Includes: Rental of the Ballroom for the day (including guest set up time and clean up) $100.00
Includes: Usage of the Main Hall by the hour - perfect for pampered chef parties, scrap booking, showers and small events. $25.00/hour with two hour minimum
On Sunday, June 20th, the Plattsmouth Main Street Association is sponsoring an “Old Fashioned Father’s Day in the Park” at Rhylander park in Plattsmouth. As you can see from the attached flyer, the featured event will be an old-time base ball game. As a result we are recruiting players for our local team, “The Cass County Railroad Ruffians” and we invite you to choose a member of your organization as your representative on the team.
This will be a game of light-hearted fun and friendly competition. The rules of 1860 are a much less strenuous game than modern baseball and 9 innings will last less than 2 hours. In fact, the pitcher throws underhand and is encouraged to throw the ball where the batter requests it to be thrown. Also, it is an “out” if the ball is caught without having touched the ground OR after one bounce. So, as you can see, this game will move along quite quickly. I have seen the Wichita team play. They play for fun and love to “razz” each other and the opposing team. They told me that they win about 50% of their games.
This will require no financial contribution on the part of your organization. Our only hope is that you will bring your families out to enjoy the day and share in the fun and relaxation of a simpler era.
Please let us know by May 27th if you do or do not have have someone who is interested in playing on the Cass County Railroad Ruffians base ball team for this event.
Jan Sandoz, Day in the Park Event Coordinator
Plattsmouth Main Street Association
Master Gardener Available at Cass County Extension
Make plans now to visit the Cass County Extension office,
wants to let everyone know we are looking for medical volunteers
who can share 4-6 hours of their time and expertise during the month
There are a variety of sports available, mostly in the Lincoln area
but a few in Omaha too. The easiest way to sign up is to visit
www.cornhuskerstategames.com, click on The 2010 Games, then Medical
You are also welcome to email her at [email protected]
or call her at 402-301-4639 if you'd like more information.
The only requirement is that you are certified in CPR and be
comfortable providing basic first aid.
I'd like to encourage anyone and everyone to be part of the 26th
annual Cornhusker State Games. It is a great event and offers
something for everyone. A great, nearby sport offered is WalkOmaha. It
is a family friendly walk that has a 1 mile, 5K and 10K course. You
can get more information at www.cornhuskerstategames.com. Details are
listed under the sport Volkswalk.
I'm partial to WalkOmaha because I'm the sport director, so feel free
to email or call with any questions!
Time: 7:00 PM to 7:00 AM
Place: Plattsmouth High School Football Field Track
There will be music and games for even the smallest – a bounce house too!
Bring your tents and sleeping bags and camp out with us under the stars! A night you’re sure to remember.
For additional information: www.relayforlife.org/casscone or 402-393-5801
Thank you from the bottom of our hearts …….. Your 2010 Relay Committee
Garage Sale – Friday, June 4 & Saturday, June 5 from 8:00 to 4:00 on both days at 13412 S. 31st Circle, Bellevue. Sponsored by Thundering Herd.
Rock-n-Race for a Cure – Saturday, June 5 at Rolling Thunder Drag Strip. Admission $10. Gates open at 1:00 p.m. Sponsored by LD’s Warriors.
Blackjack Run – Saturday, June 19, starting at Plattsmouth Keno. Sign up from 11:30 to 1:30. Motorcycles and classic cars welcome. Cost is $10/hand. Sponsored by Carol’s Crusaders.
Recycling Open House
Cass County Recycling Schedule
Thanks to the Murray Newsletter for this information...
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I’m sure many of you had the opportunity to observe Memorial Day over the long, beautiful weekend. What an appropriate time to recognize the efforts and lives of our American soldiers, both past and present. Perhaps you also seized a few moments to spend at a cemetery near a loved one’s graveside or think about those who have passed before us. You might have even attended a Memorial Service or flown your flag proudly in the slight breeze. As I walked around the cemetery where my loved ones are buried, I was lost deep in thought as I considered the rich history that existed before my time…names and dates etched in stones decorated with flowers, wreaths and beautiful red, white and blue flags. I scratched out a few of my own thoughts, but, to be frank, nothing is quite ready for publication. Instead, I turned to the words of Howard Schnauber who wrote this beautiful poem entitled “I AM THE FLAG OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA.” Read and relish the rich words, so powerful and poignant…Happy Memorial Day, everyone.
I AM THE FLAG OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA
By Howard Schnauber
I am the flag of the United States of America.
My name is "Old Glory".
I fly atop the world's tallest buildings.
I stand watch in America's halls of justice.
I fly majestically over institutions of learning.
I stand guard with power in the world.
Look up and see me.
I stand for peace, honor, truth and justice.
I stand for freedom.
I am confident.
I am arrogant.
I am proud.
When I am flown with my fellow banners,
My head is a little higher,
My colors a little truer.
I bow to no one!
I am recognized all over the world.
I am worshipped -- I am saluted.
I am loved -- I am revered.
I am respected -- and I am feared.
I have fought in every battle of every war
for more then 200 years.
I was flown at Valley Forge, Gettysburg,
Shiloh and Appomattox.
I was there at San Juan Hill,
the trenches of France,
in the Argonne Forest, Anzio, Rome
and the beaches of Normandy, Guam,
Okinawa, Korea, and Vietnam.
I was there. I led my troops.
I was dirty, battle-weary and tired,
but my soldiers cheered me
And I was proud.
I have been burned, torn and trampled
on the streets of countries I have helped set free.
It does not hurt, for I am invincible.
I have been soiled upon, burned, torn
and trampled on the streets of my country.
And when it's by those whom I've served in battle -- it hurts.
But I shall overcome -- for I am strong.
I have slipped the bonds of Earth
and stood watch over the uncharted frontiers of space
from my vantage point on the moon.
I have borne silent witness
to all of America's finest hours.
But my finest hours are yet to come.
When I am torn into strips
and used as bandages
for my wounded comrades on the battlefield,
When I am flown at half-mast to honor my soldier,
Or when I lie in the trembling arms
of a grieving parent at the grave of their fallen son or daughter,
I am proud.
MY NAME IS "OLD GLORY".
LONG MAY I WAVE.
DEAR GOD IN HEAVEN,
LONG MAY I WAVE.
Your Louisville Editor,
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