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Wind Energy Meeting July 19th

Notice is hereby given that on July 19th at 4 pm CT in the Cherry County Court Room in Valentine, NE, the Cherry County Planning Commission will hold a special meeting. A public hearing will be convened at 4:30 pm CT for a Conditional Use application authorized under Article 10 of the Cherry County Zoning Regulations to consider the installation of a Wind Energy Conversion System. Site location is on file and can be viewed in the Cherry County zoning office and Cherry Country Clerks Office. Said Conditional Use application has been filed by BSH Kilgore LLC.

Interested parties are invited to attend this Public Hearing at which time you will have an opportunity to be heard regarding the proposed Conditional Use. Speaking will be limited to 10 minutes each. Written testimony will also be accepted at any time up to and including the Public Hearing. Please mail to: Cherry County Zoning, 365 N Main St. Suite #8A, Valentine, NE 69201.


Demolition Derby Results

Here are the results from the demolition derby on July 4th:

Main Event Weld:

1. Matthew Jones

2. Justin Hand

3. Jerry Jones

4. Justin Olson


Mad Dog - Matthew Jones


Stock Event:

1. Jeremy Jones

2. Willie Kackmeister

3. Jerod Swanson



Lions Club Annual 4th of July Parade winners

Congratulations to the  Lions Club Annual 4th of July Parade winners:

1st place:  American Legion Family ($100 Chamber Bucks winner)

2nd place:  Don and Ginny Nelsen "Let Freedom Ring" float ($50 Chamber Bucks winner)

3rd place:  Cindy Monroe Family Float ($25 Chamber Bucks winner)


Cherry County Law Enforcement Seeks Assistance

Cherry County Law Enforcement authorities are requesting the assistance of the public in locating Jack W. Flynn, age 38 of Valentine, Nebraska. Flynn has outstanding warrants for his arrest. Flynn has fled from authorities on multiple occasions in recent weeks. Do not attempt to apprehend this suspect yourself. If you have knowledge of the whereabouts of Jack Flynn please contact the Cherry County Sheriff's Office at 402-376-1890.


Miss Rodeo Cherry County Entries Open

Entries are now being taken for Miss Rodeo Cherry County. The contest this year will be held on August 10th and 11th. Contestants must be between the ages of 14-20 as of January 2016. They will be competing for over a thousand dollars worth of prizes. The Horsemanship Contest will be held August 10th at 7 pm at the Cherry County Fairgrounds. Modeling and Speeches will be held August 11th. The topics of this year's speech are "Cherry County - Jewel of the Sandhills" or "Legends of Rodeo". The Speeches, Modeling and Horsemanship are open to the public.

Entries are due by August 1st and must be received by then. The new Queen will be crowned on August 11th after the parade at the fairgrounds. For more information, call Barb Harms: 402-376-3069, Jenny Reece: 402-376-5483, Erin Miller: 701-523-2884 or Judy Reece: 402-376-1879.



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