This is a busy week and I have lots of things to share:
This first piece was in my email and I really appreciate the Cass County Extension office reaching out to the editors to share this information, it is so relevant right now.

The recent warm weather seems to have brought out many insects. The Cass County Extension office located on the fairgrounds north of Weeping Water has received numerous calls requesting information on how to control these pests. Examples include: Asian Lady Bird Beetles, Millipedes and Box Elder Bugs. We have posted University of Nebraska publications on our website that should answer questions about the pests. For those without internet access, please call the Extension office at 402-267-2205 for help.   Their website address is

While eating tacos last week from the VFW, there was a notice for a Craft Fair being held there on Saturday, October 24th, from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.  Please call 297-1859 or 402-731-7341 for more information!

The Church of the Holy Spirit is holding their Rummage Sale starting Wednesday, October 21, Thursday, October 22nd, and Friday, October 23rd.  Hours are 8:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. on Wednesday and Thursday, 8:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. on Friday.  Fill your bag at the bag sale starting at 4:00 p.m. on Thursday. 

Don’t Forget Round Up at the Roundabout this Saturday, the 24th starting at 10:00 a.m. There will be inflatables for the kids and many other activities.  This is the 3rd year for this new tradition and it keeps getting better!

Also in my email was the next piece about a Semi Truck coming to the First Christian Church in Louisville from Feed the Children.This is a semi load of food and hygiene products to the First Christian Church on Thursday, October 29, from 10 AM - ??? If you have a need, please send your name. address, phone number and if you need delivery to Pastor Stander , 9096 358th St., Murdock, NE. 68407 ASAP. There are no strings attached, just show up or we will deliver to those who are unable to drive or have health issues.

The Friends of the Plattsmouth Public Library will be spending the entire week of October 18-24, 2009, celebrating National Friends of Libraries Week.  That week will also mark the kick-off for their annual membership drive.  The Friends of the Plattsmouth Public Library is a non-profit, all-volunteer organization whose support helps the Library to provide the services that make it such a central part of the Plattsmouth community. For more information, stop by the library and pick up a Friends of the Plattsmouth Public Library brochure or contact Diane Berlett at 402-298-8484 to find out how to become a Friend of the Plattsmouth Public Library.


The pictures attached this week are from the Ellen Klages visit at the Middle School. This is Ellen with Elementary School Principal, Claude Michel.  Thank you to the schools for the help with this worthwhile visit!


The last set of pictures is from the Presbyterian Church’s 110th Annual Chicken Pie Supper.




There were over 600 dinners served in the dining room and takeout orders!  And there is nothing better than homemade church food!

And don’t forget the performances of Our Town at the library this Thursday, Friday, Saturday, and Sunday, October 22-October 25th.  Showtimes are 7:30 p.m. except for Sunday which is 1:30 p.m.  All shows are free but a goodwill donation would be appreciated!

The last pictures are courtesy of Evis Zamora and show the elegant wedding reception with dancing at the library last Saturday for the Big Read program.




See everyone next week and thanks for all the contributions!


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