Daylight Savings Time begins Sunday, March 9.Don't forget to set your clocks ahead before you go to bed Saturday night.
Condolences to the many friends and family of Gene Watermeier, who passed away Saturday, March 1.
The Scott Hitzemann family were weekend visitors at the home of Bob & Barb Wilhelm.
A large crowd attended the funeral of former resident, Jeanne Peaarson, Thursday, February 27. Such a musical family, and many of them shared special songs and stories. She will be at rest in the Unadilla Cemetery.
The bitter cold weather and the threat of snow diminished the turn out for many events held over the weekend. This isn't what you promised us Unadilla Bill!
March is Women's History Month. Do you know the history of the women in your life?
The former home of David & Jeanne Pearson has been demolished. This photo was when Frederick Lucas lived there (it is part of the collection showcased in the book by Norman Rodaway.)
NOTICE OF MEETING
UNADILLA VILLAGE BOARD OF TRUSTEES
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the Chairman and Board of Trustees of the Village of Unadilla, Nebraska, will meet in a publicly convened session on Wednesday, March 12, 2014, at at the Village Library, 770 G Street, Unadilla, Nebraska. The agenda of subjects to be considered at said meeting is kept continuously current and available for public inspection at the Village Office.
1. Rip/rap for sewer pond
2. Unadilla Day Activities, June 28, 2014
3. Unadilla Clean Up Day
4. Water Readout and meter replacement
Except for items of an emergency nature, the agenda shall not be enlarged later than twenty-four hours before the scheduled commencement of the meeting. Any persons needing special accommodations should contact the Village Office at least five days prior to the meeting date.
Corinne K. Zahn, Village Clerk
I certify that the above notice of meeting was posted by me in the three following public places within the Village: Countryside Bank, Post Office, and Community Center message board on 3-3-2014, posted on www.UnadillaNebraska.com on 3-5-2013, and not published in the Syracuse Journal-Democrat
Corinne K. Zahn, Village Clerk
BIRTHDAYS & ANNIVERSARIES
3-6 Ralph Maloy, Hannah Crownover
3-7 Ken Nolting
3-8 John & Karen Schwartman
3-9 Jenny Lewis Schmidt, Shelly Block
3-12 Ron & Lori Vodicka
NEWS FROM 100 YEARS AGO
Friday, 3-6-1914, The Otoe Union:
William C. Bassett and William D. Groesbeck both died. Ida Botsford was working at a millinery store in Syracuse. Louie Few won the boy's auto in the cracker contest at W.F. Hair's store. Harry J. Stutt, cashier at the Bank of Unadilla, and Ruby E. Dorman, daughter of Charles Dorman, were married in Colorado Springs, CO. Henry A. Goering, Unadilla, and Laura E. French, Burr, were married in Lincoln.
NEWS FROM OUR NEIGHBORS
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Ashland, NE [February 28, 2014] - KBC Productions will open the comedy production, ‘Self-Help,’ on March 8th at the Kountze Theater in Mahoney State Park. Written by Norm Foster, ‘Self-Help,’ tells of Hal and Cindy Savage who reinvent themselves as self-help gurus and relationship experts. When their own marriage starts to take a nosedive and they find a dead man in their study, their professional status hangs in the balance. This is an adult farce with hilarious situations. Director Kevin Colbert suggests a PG-13 rating.
Kevin Colbert also stars in this production along with Brandy Palatas of Papillion as his wife. Stacy White and Shari Hoelker of Omaha, Jim Knierim of Louisville and Harold Scott of Lincoln round out the cast. Performance dates are March 8, 9, 14-16, 21-23, 28-30, April 4-6, 11-13, 18 and 19. Curtain times are Fridays and Saturdays at 7:30pm. Sunday performances are 2pm matinees.
Mahoney State Park is located off the interstate on exit 426. Tickets are $10 for adults and $8 for children under 12. While some tickets are available at the door, you can call to reserve your tickets at (402) 944-2523 ext 7122. A valid park entry permit is required.
Pictured on Attachment: Front- Brandy Palatas and Kevin Colbert. Center- Harold Scott, Shari Hoelker and Jim Knierim. Back- Stacy White.
‘Pilgrim Classic Country’ Concert at Lofte Community Theatre
The Lofte Community Theatre announces that the four-piece band, ‘Pilgrim Classic Country’ will take the stage on Sunday, March 9 at 2pm. ‘Pilgrim’ is a country band based out of Kearney that performs old country music including Jimmie Rodgers, Hank Williams and the Sons of the Pioneers. The concert covers a large number of songs from the classic country era of the 50s and 60s with an authentic country sound. This event will provide a family-friendly afternoon of country music that will have your toes tapping.
While some tickets will be available for sale at the door, advance reservations can be made by calling the Lofte at (402) 234-2553 or purchased online at www.Lofte.com. All seats are $20.
The Lofte is located near the intersection of Hwy 50 and Hwy 1 just east of the town of Manley.
Nyckelharpa Concerto Premieres in Nebraska
On Sunday, April 13, at 3 PM, the Hastings Symphony will be performing a world premiere: the world's first concerto for nyckelharpa and orchestra. The piece is composed by Dr. Christopher Stanichar, and will be performed by multi-instrumentalist, Deborah Greenblatt. The piece is in three movements, each one reflecting a story by Hans Christian Anderson: "The Brave Tin Soldier", "The Ugly Duckling", and "The Emperor's New Clothes".
The nyckelharpa is the official fiddle of Sweden. The instrument has 16 strings in all. There are 3 melody strings, manipulated by keys, one droning string, and 12 strings that vibrate sympathetically.
For more information about the nyckelharpa, contact the American Nyckelharpa Association (www.nyckelhapra.org/).