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JUNE 11-13

5:00 – 9:00p.m.    BBQ Dinner     Fairgrounds
5:00 – 10:00p.m.   Bugeater Flea Market    Fairgrounds
5:00 – 7:00p.m.    Live Music     Fairgrounds
5:00 -  9:30p.m.    Beer Garden     Fairgrounds
6:00 – 9:00p.m.    Mark Vyhildal Polka Combo   Fairgrounds
6:00p.m. – Close   Stack’s Sand Volleyball Tourney   Stack’s Bar
6:00p.m. – Close   Hazy’s Shuffleboard Tournament  Hazy’s Bar
7:00p.m.     Nebraska State Championship BBQ Contest Fairgrounds
7:00 - 12:30 am.   Live Music, 70’s & 80’s    Dew Drop Bar
10:00p.m.    City of Springfield Fireworks   Fairgrounds
7:00 -11:00a.m.    SYAA Pancake Feed    Fairgrounds
8:00a.m.     Springfield Days 5K Fun Run/Walk  Fairgrounds
8:00a.m. -4:00p.m.    Bugeater Flea Market    Fairgrounds
8:00a.m.       NE State Championship BBQ Contest  Fairgrounds
     (awards announced at 2:30p.m.)
10:00a.m. -4:00p.m.   Springfield ArtWorks “Art on Main”  Main Street
10:00a.m.    New York Life Ins. Face Painting Fun  Main Street
 10:00a.m.    Springfield Days Kiddy Parade 
Begins @United Methodist Church   Main Street
10:30a.m.    Springfield Days Grand Parade
      Begins @St. Joseph Church    Main Street
Grand Marshall: Howard McBride
Springfield’s Oldest Citizen
Bubble Gum, Ice Cream Eating,
 & Hula Hoop Contests    Springfield Drug
Farm Bureau, CCR Auto Body & Rosser Lawn Care
First annual Poker Run “What Ya Brung”
And Show & Shine    2nd & Main St.
Friends of the Library Duck Drop Race  Main Street
Noon – 1:30p.m.   United Methodist Church Cake Walk  Fairgrounds
Noon – 2:00p.m.   Decadent Dessert Contest   Fairgrounds
Noon – 10:00p.m.   Rib Fest Contest Dinner    Fairgrounds
1:00p.m. -4:00p.m.   Springfield Days Kids Zone Activities  Fairgrounds
2:00p.m. - 4:00p.m.   United Methodist Church Antique Show & Tell Fairgrounds
5:00p.m. – 12:30a.m.   Beer Garden Opens    Fairgrounds
5:00p.m.    Soaring Wings Winery Wine Tasting  Fairgrounds
 5:00p.m.    Poker Run returns /Show & Shine  2nd & Main St.
7:30p.m.    Sarpy County Ag Society
               Demolition Derby    Fairgrounds
9:00p.m.– 12:30a.m.   Barn Dance     Fairgrounds
     Featuring Mason County Band
800a.m. – 4:00p.m.   Bugeater Flea Market    Fairgrounds
9:00 – 3:00pm     Platte Valley Farm Toy Show   Fairgrounds
    *This agenda is subject to change*
For more info:
Supported by:

Bugeater Flea Market and Craft Fair
Vendors are wanted for this year’s Bugeater Flea Market during Springfield Days June 11, 12, 13.  If you would like to be a vendor, please visit www.bugeaterfleamarket.com, e-mail [email protected] This e-mail address is being protected from spam bots, you need JavaScript enabled to view it [email protected] This e-mail address is being protected from spam bots, you need JavaScript enabled to view it   or call Steve and Jill at 935-7917.  Inside spaces are only $35, outside are $25.  

First Annual Poker Run What Ya Brung

Show & Shine

sponsored by

Farm Bureau, CCR Auto Body and Rosser Lawn Care

email:  [email protected] This e-mail address is being protected from spam bots, you need JavaScript enabled to view it





After The Parade On Main Street


$3 EACH OR 2 FOR $5

Grand Prize!! iTouch, 32g 

plus many other prizes to be awarded!

Purchase Your Winning Duck Number at

The Library or Springfield Drug







Fairgrounds Arena

Sponsored by the SarpyCounty Ag Society


 Demolition Derby 










 FRIDAY, JUNE 11TH, 5:00 - 9:00 P.M.


$7.00/ADULT -$5.00/ 12 & UNDER

$20.00/FAMILY OF 4 -$25.00/FAMILY OF 4+









If you're a business owner and would like to

donate items for the 75 bags for the 

Last Hot Sunday In July, 

please talk to Dee Arias or Nancy Mcmanis

or call the Louisville City Office!


Thanks for your help!





 L O U I S V I L L E


Public Library



has available... 

First Aid Kit for Grieving Hearts

Ted E. Bear Hollow – a center for grieving children and teens

Midlands Community Foundation and Ted E. Bear Hollow

Some of the book titles include: 

Straight Talk about Death for Teenagers
When a Loved One Dies
Facing Change
Where Death Walks In
Healing Your Griving Heart For Teens
Teen Grief Relief
Help for the Hard Times
Beanie Baby

I Know I Made It Happen
Lilacs for Grandma
Since My Brother Died
A Complete Book about Death for Kids
Children Grieve Too
Lost and Found
The Healing Tree
A Bunch of Balloons
Finding Grandpa Everywhere
I Heard Your Mommy Died
I heard Your Daddy Died
The Saddest Time
When Someone Dies
What Does That Mean?








Lunch Specials for June 7th - 11th

Mon. 6/7: Salisbury Steak

Tues. 6/8: Hot Turkey Dinner, Soup: Vegetable

Wed. 6/9: Meatloaf Dinner, Soup; Chicken & Noodle

Thurs 6/10: Taco Platter, Soup: Nacho Cheese

Fri. 6/11: Chicken or Tuna Salad Wrap, Soup: French Onion

Have a Great Week!






New & Used Car Lot Attendant

Copple Chevrolet -  GMC


Is looking for a dependable, self motivated individual to maintain the appearance of our new & used car inventories. 

The individual would be responsible for keeping the vehicles clean inside and out, properly displaying vehicles in three lots, maintaining the surrounding areas & other miscellaneous tasks. 


Must have a clean driving record. Please E-Mail your response to:

[email protected] or [email protected]





O P E N   H O U S E!!


June 18, 2010


4:00-8:00 p.m.

Havenmaker’s Place is a new rental facility located on historic Louisville’s Main Street.

Small gatherings of 100 or less are its specialty, as it is so affordable.


For the open house, we would like to create a trade show

atmosphere and feature some of the best local service providers.

We would like to extend an invitation for you to participate

in the trade show/open house of Havenmaker’s Place

Event Facility June 18th, 2010.

Come, set up your table, share samples of your products, literature,

give always and network with business and local people.

We expect a fun evening of networking. This event will be promoted

in the Plattsmouth Journal, Cassogram, flier distribution and many social based internet sites.



FRIDAY JUNE 18TH 4:00 P.M. - 8:00 P.M.


* 129 Main Street-please enter on South side of building where red carpet

will be.

* Set up 2:00-3:30.

* Starts at 4:00 p.m.

* Tear down 8:00 p.m.

* Havenmaker’s Place will provide electricity, music, marketing and

Printed invitations for your location.

* Participants please provide table, table décor, etc…


Share, explore, discuss and enjoy the company of business owners, as well as our friends and neighbors!

RSVP to Jeanne Anderson 402-669-2679 or Email at

[email protected] 










  Entries for the Eighth Annual  Nebraska American String

Teachers Fiddle Tune Composition Contest were received from Arkansas, Arizona, California, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Massachusetts, Minnesota, New York, North Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia, Canada, and Nebraska (Bellevue, Lincoln, Seward, Wahoo).

The results are as follows:

First Place:    "The Flowering Bush", Mike Casey, Oak Park, IL

Second Place: "Harker's Crossing", Kelsey Wells, Murfreesboro, TN

& "Mowin' the Lawn (in my Hundred Dollar Shoes)", Nissa de la Torre, Lincoln, NE

Third Place: "FiddleLinReel", Lin O'Brien, Lincoln, NE, 68510

The winning tunes will be printed in up-coming issues of Stringing Along, our Nebraska ASTA newletter.  For more information about subscribing to Stringing Along, contact the Editor, Mindy Hunke at [email protected].  For information on next year's Nebraska ASTA Fiddle Tune Composition Contest, contact [email protected].






















Save the Date!
July 24th, 2010
the day before the exciting Last Hot Sunday Louisville car show 
2nd Annual 6/20 Poker Run & Street Dance! 
Poker Run to start at Nebraska Brewing Company
and end at Good Times with Family Street Dance and Beer Garden!
There will be food, live music, raffles, silent auction and a whole lot of fun!  The 6/20 Fund Committee is currently looking for volunteers for this community event.   If you know of anyone else who is interested in helping and should be on the email distribution list, please let us know.  We are a united group of volunteers and welcome ALL who would like to help!!  Please email [email protected] This e-mail address is being protected from spam bots, you need JavaScript enabled to view it if you are interested in volunteering.
Additionally, the 2nd Annual Carpetball Tournament is being planned for August - more details coming soon!
Check us out on Facebook:   “LOUISVILLE 6/20”

Mission Statement 

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.

2010 Focus
Last year the money raised was split between all 6 victims.  This year we have decided to individualize our goal with all funds being directed toward Margo Marino and her continued improvement both physically and emotionally.  Next year we will reevaluate our goal based on the response and success of this year's events as well as the current needs of the families.

Louisville 6/20










at the School Ball Field this summer! 
There will be a full concessions stand available at the school field this summer!  
Available items include:  pop, candy, water, sports drinks, popcorn, peanuts, nachos, super nachos, hot dogs, and burgers. 

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!

Building Features

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.

Event Packages

Level 1: Day Package

Includes: Rental of the Ballroom for  the day (including guest set up time and clean up) $100.00

Level 2: Hourly Package

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

Friends of Plattsmouth Main Street:
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
[email protected]

Here is the link to the "Summer workshops" page of our website.  Feel free to publicize any and all of the events.  They are open to youth who are not enrolled in 4-H as well as 4-H members. 





         2010  Relay For Life Of Cass County
Please join us for twelve hours of activity when we walk the track to honor those we have lost to Cancer and celebrate the lives of those who are surviving. This is the 15th year of the Relay For Life of Cass County and the 26th Anniversary of the American Cancer Society’s Relay For Life. It is a wonderful event that a lot of thought and hard work is put into by the ACS staff and a small volunteer committee. There is nothing in the world that would give us more satisfaction than having every one of you (adults, children, family and friends) join us to Celebrate, Remember, Fight Back and bring us all Hope for a better, brighter day.
Date:  Saturday, June 26, 2010

Time: 7:00 PM to 7:00 AM

Place: Plattsmouth High School Football Field Track
Rain or Shine – if necessary the walk will be moved into the high school
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        
Upcoming 2010 ACS Cass County Relay For Life Fund Raisers

  Craft Booth – Friday, June 11; Saturday, June 12; & Sunday, June 13 at Springfield Days (Friday 5:00 to 10:00, Saturday & Sunday 8:00 to 4:00). Sponsored by Thundering Herd.

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.

Otoe County Genealogical Society's 
May 2010 information
"The Otoe County Genealogical Society will host its June 10th meeting at the Otoe County Museum of Memories at 366 Poplar Street in Syracuse, Nebraska, at 7:00 pm.  The society will have a short meeting, and will then be sorting and cataloging hundreds of 150 year-old criminal and civil case files from the Otoe County District Courthouse and establishing a searchable database for future research.  The museum’s genealogical reference area will also be open to anyone who wishes to research his or her family history."
Curtis Wolbert
President/Otoe County Genealogical Society



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Cass County Recycling Schedule




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Dear Louisvillians,

    June is in full-swing and with it comes the higher temperatures and the muggy, humid afternoons after morning rains.  What do you do in the summertime?  Is this a more or less relaxing time of the year for you?  Do you go on vacations?  Do you try to tackle those unfinished projects lurking in your basement?   Perhaps you spend time outdoors with your garden or grill.   Maybe you’re busy attending summer camps and sports activities.  In thinking about all of our summer plans, I was thinking about all of the local events and activities that you might attend.  Here’s some advice for your summer plans, though I’m sure you could add to the list as well.  These are simply suggestions…enjoy your summer! 

1.    Attend the local town celebrations.  It’s a well-known fact that there are town and village celebrations taking place all over Nebraska on any given day and/or weekend.  Some of these are quite creative and boast many different traditions and fanfare.  In fact, five miles down the road, Springfield, NE is celebrating this weekend.  Perhaps some of you know of other celebrations taking place in our area.  If so, feel free to e-mail so I can include the details for our readers. 

2.    Go to your local library and check out a book…or an audiobook…or a video!  Here in Louisville, there are summer reading programs taking place for the children, and there are many books available for check-out for all ages.  Read to your child.  Read to your parent.  Read a book that a friend has recommended to you.  Or, simply pick a book up off the shelf that strikes your fancy.  Slow down and relish the story that’s unfolding beneath your fingertips. 

3.    Enjoy nature.  That’s a fairly broad statement, and it’s intended to be that way.  I think that  our beautiful area boasts so many picturesque landscapes and scenes just waiting to be photographed, written about, enjoyed, and talked about.  Visit the state parks in our area.  Take a walk around town and venture down an unknown road or path.  Go fishing.  Take a hike.  Go for a bike ride.  Attend a ball game in the evening.  There are no limits to enjoying the outdoors during the summertime.  Take advantage of the warmer temperatures and enjoy! 


Have a wonderful week, Louisvillians!




Your Louisville Editor,


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P.S.  In preparation for next week's newsletter, I am asking for volunteers to respond to the following prompt:  "My dad is the BEST because..."  Please e-mail me your brief statements, including whatever you feel most compelled to write about.  Include your name and your dad's (if you wish) or you may remain anonymous.  I would like to include some of the samples to celebrate Father's Day.  Thanks so much!  :)





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