Week of June 19, 2024

Rodeo: Saturday Night Sounds

Faith King, Publisher

Nebraska native Luke Mills has been involved in the music industry for a quarter of a century. Since 1999, Mills has performed across the United States, with multiple songs becoming hits. He has toured with some of the biggest names in the industry but always stays true to his unique performing style. Mills was born and raised in Holdrege, a city with fewer than 10,000 people. While most artists hail from larger areas, such as Nashville or New York, Mills spent his life in the small Nebraska...

Mutton busting signup set for Monday

LuAnn Schindler, Publisher

Call-ins for mutton busting for the 56th annual Clearwater Rodeo will be Monday, June 24, from 6 to 7 p.m. To enter, call Elly Herley at 402-640-9738. Text messages will not be accepted. Participants must be 3 to 7 years of age. Each night, 15 spots will be reserved for call-ins. The remaining 10 spots will go to walk-in participants who register the night of the rodeo. Organizers suggest individuals wanting to register the evening of the rodeo should arrive early. Mutton busting will begin at...

Valentine stifles Titans

SUBMITTED ARTICLE A very short-handed Tri-County junior and senior squad made the trip to Valentine Thursday, June 13, for a double-header. Both Titan squads came home with a loss. The junior Titans got on the board first with a run in the first inning by Landon Nelson, off an Isaac Pavlik RBI. Levi Hoferer started the game on the mound, holding the potent Valentine bats scoreless for the first two innings, but then the floodgates opened as Valentine would go on to score 16 unanswered runs to...

-Isms: Views on life in rural America

LuAnn Schindler, Publisher

Another Father’s Day is nearing an end. How have we spent it? With the exception of a two-hour lunch date, the “Yellowstone” Father’s Day marathon has been playing. And, just like the “Yellowstone” Mother’s Day marathon and the Memorial Day marathon and any other excuse needed to air 72 hours of the popular TV show, John Dutton’s family’s woes have provided background noise. Thank goodness it has a solid soundtrack to sing along with while I work on the paper and fiddle with household chores. It’s not like we haven’t...

  • PROCEEDINGS ANTELOPE COUNTY BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS

    PROCEEDINGS ANTELOPE COUNTY BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS Neligh, Nebraska June 11, 2024 Chairman opened the meeting. Notice of meeting published as required by statute. Approved agenda. Cancelled action on radio replacement. Approved minutes of the 6-4-2024 BOC meeting. Called for public comment. Approved payroll. Approved vendor claims. General: A RIFKIN CO ex 89.88; AMAZON CAPITAL SVCS ex 110.98; AMERITAS LIFE INS CORP ex 21,513.58; ANTELOPE CO COURT ex 34.00; ANTELOPE CO SHERIFF ex 18.70; APPEARA ex 35.31; APPLIED CONN TECH ex 5,060.85; BLACK...

  • NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING - ROAD CLOSURE

    NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING - ROAD CLOSURE ANTELOPE COUNTY, NEBRASKA WHEREAS, the Antelope County Board of Commissioners received a petition to consider the vacation or abandonment of 842nd Road between 531st and 532nd Avenue. The road is located between Sections 22 and 27, Township 24 North, Range 5 West of the 6th Principal Meridian, Antelope County Nebraska. WHEREAS, a written report of the use of the road has been completed by the highway superintendent and is filed with the county clerk NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, by the Board of...

  • PROCEEDINGS VILLAGE OF CLEARWATER BOARD OF TRUSTEES

    PROCEEDINGS VILLAGE OF CLEARWATER BOARD OF TRUSTEES June 10, 2024 The Board of Trustees of the Village of Clearwater met for a regular meeting Monday, June 10, at 7 p.m., in the fire hall meeting room. Meeting opened at 7 p.m. Notice of meeting was given in advance by publication in Summerland Advocate-Messenger, was posted at US Post Office in Clearwater, Clearwater Market and Cornerstone Bank-Clearwater and was given to board members prior to meeting. Public was informed of location of Open Meeting Act poster. Present: Kelly Kerkman, Marsha...

  • NOTICE TO BIDDERS Sidewalk Repairs - Antelope County Courthouse

    NOTICE TO BIDDERS Sidewalk Repairs - Antelope County Courthouse The Antelope County Board of Commissioners will accept sealed bids for sidewalk replacement of multiple sections around the Antelope County Courthouse, which is located at 501 M Street, Neligh. Bids will be accepted until 9:30 a.m., on July 2, 2024, and shall be submitted in a sealed envelope with the wording “Bid for Sidewalk Repairs” in the lower left-hand corner. Bids may be addressed to the Antelope County Clerk, 501 Main Street, PO Box 26, Neligh, NE 68756-0026 or...

  • APPROVED BILLS VILLAGE OF CLEARWATER

    APPROVED BILLS VILLAGE OF CLEARWATER General Checking Sanne Service, LLC, sup, 160.32; Bomgaars, sup, 99.63; CORE Development, dues, 320.00; Miller & Associates, srv, 487.50; Professional Tax Services, srv, 60.00; Carhart Lumber, sup, 3,313.25; Intuit QuickBooks, sub, 694.43; Fry Brothers Fertilizer & Chemical, sup, 241.48; Eakes Office Solutions, sup, 128.16; Farmers Pride, sup, 50.00; ERPPD, util, 1,307.36; Precision IT, srv, 702.00; Neligh Auto & Machine, sup, 116.13; NNTC, util, 162.98; Clearwater Market, sup, 6.39; Western Oil II, LLC,...

  • NOTICE TO All Antelope County Landowners

    NOTICE TO All Antelope County Landowners Referencing Nebraska State Statutes 39-301, 39-302, 39-1811, 39-1812, and 39-1813 You are informed that the Antelope County Board of Commissioners adopted the following resolution at their April 13th, 2021, board meeting: WHEREAS, in 2008 the Antelope County Board of Supervisors passed a resolution regarding obstructions in Antelope County Road rights of way, it is the Antelope County Board of Commissioners intention to update said resolution; and WHEREAS the Antelope County Board of Commissioners has...

  • ORDINANCE 2024-4 VILLAGE OF CLEARWATER

    ORDINANCE 2024-4 VILLAGE OF CLEARWATER AN ORDINANCE OF THE VILLAGE OF CLEARWATER, NEBRASKA, RELATING TO LIQUOR REGULATIONS INCLUDING HOURS OF SALE; TO REPEAL ORDINANCES OR PARTS OF ORDINANCES IN CONFLICT HEREWITH; TO PROVIDE WHEN THIS ORDINANCE SHALL BE IN FULL FORCE AND EFFECT; AND TO PROVIDE FOR THE PUBLICATION OF THIS ORDINANCE IN PAMPHLET FORM. BE IT ORDAINED BY THE CHAIRPERSON AND BOARD OF TRUSTEES OF THE VILLAGE OF CLEARWATER, NEBRASKA: SECTION 1. It shall be unlawful for any licensed person or persons or their agents to sell at retail...

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