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Eva Oliver Crowned Miss Rodeo Cherry County 2014

Bailey Dexter, Miss Rodeo Cherry County 2013, passed her Queen's crown over to Eva Oliver, the 16 year old daughter of Chuck and Stacie Oliver of Merriman, NE on Thursday evening following the parade. Rylee Buer, the 18 year old daughter of James and Lisa Buer of Valentine, NE, was first runner up. Friday, August 7th, the Queen will be appearing at the Rodeo Grand Entry/Event Flags at 7 pm. On Saturday, August 9th, there will be a breakfast with the Queen Committee at 8 am, and the Queen will again attend the Rodeo that night at 7 pm.

 

 

Cherry County Fair Parade Results

The results from the 2014 Parade are as follows:

-Antiques: 1. Farmall Tractor, Stiefel Family

-Youth: 1. Town & Country 4-H; 2. Valentine Badger Volleyball; 3. Cub Scouts Troop #288

-Horse: 1. Lady Wranglers; 2. Tinant Granddaughters Wagon; 3. Tinant Ranch

-Club/Organizations: 1. Valentine Area Arts Council; 2. Valentine Seventh Day Adventist; 3. Small Wonders Preschool Grace Lutheran Church

-Commercial: 1. Bank of the West; 2. Union Bank; 3. Security First Bank

 

Women's Archery Class Offered

 

THE NIOBRARA COUNCIL WILL BE HOSTING A WOMEN'S ARCHERY CLINIC ON AUGUST 12TH. TWO SESSIONS HELD, FIRST FROM 2-4PM FOR 10-15 YEAR OLDS, AND THEN FROM 6-8PM FOR WOMEN AGE 16 AND UP. THE ARCHERY CLINICS WILL BE HELD AT THE ZION LUTHERAN CHURCH OUTDOOR CLASSROOM AT 224 NORTH GOVERNMENT STREET. REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED. CONTACT WENDY AT THE NIOBRARA COUNCIL FOR MORE INFORMATION. 402-376-2793. THE CLINIC IS FREE OF CHARGE, AND ALL EQUIPMENT IS PROVIDED. PLEASE WEAR STURDY SHOES TO THE CLINIC.

   

Cyberbullying Presentation August 28th

Karen Haase, a lawyer based in Lincoln, will be presenting on cyberbullying, sexting, and internet safety among other topics on August 28th in Valentine.

Karen Haase practices exclusively in the area of education law. She will use humor, statistics, summaries of real-life cases, and discuss criminal consequences attached to the inappropriate use of social media
> Presentations will be held in Valentine on the 28th at 8:30am for grades 6 through 8 at the middle school and 10am at the high school. Contact the Valentine Community Schools for more information about this presentation.

 

Congressional Caseworker to Visit Valentine

Constituents of Third District Congressman Adrian Smith who need assistance dealing with a federal agency are invited to attend a “Caseworker in Your Community” event in Valentine on Wednesday, August 20, 2014.

“Caseworker in Your Community” is an opportunity for constituents to meet directly with one of Smith’s congressional caseworkers.  Caseworkers may be able to assist constituents who are having problems dealing with a federal agency such as the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs, Social Security, Medicare, passports and visas through the U.S. Department of State, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services, or the Internal Revenue Service.

“Caseworker in Your Community” will be held on Wednesday, August 20, at the following time and location:

·      10:00 – 11:30 a.m. (CT); Valentine Public Library, 324 North Main Street, Valentine, Nebraska.

For additional information or to schedule a private appointment, contact Congressman Smith’s Grand Island office at (308) 384-3900.

   

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