Newsletter

The Plattsmouth Public Library had a cake decorating class for its popular Mentor With An Artist Program.  Among the students were Claire Uhe, Lizzie and Ellen Rice, and Gary Ryan.  Kari McCollum was the teacher and taught making roses, grass, and other decorations.  Not only was the class fun but the results were very tasty!  Every student had their own individual cake to decorate and eat. 

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Lizzie Rice with her finished cake!

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Gary Ryan with his “monster” cake.

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Ellen Rice hard at work on her creation.

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The next session of Mentor With An Artist will be with David Belitz on Saturday, September 6, from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.  David is a professional metal artist whose has been working in this medium for over 10 years. Class size is limited to 10 and students need to be at least 8 years old to participate. Please call Kirsten at 296-4154 for more information.  Visit David’s website at  www.davidbelitz.com to view some of his amazing works of art.

The Plattsmouth Chamber of Commerce has a new director as of August 21, 2008.  Lisa Davis will be taking over from Jeanene Wehrbein who retired on August 1, 2008.  Congratulations to Ms. Davis and welcome aboard!

The First United Methodist Church is holding a rummage sale Thursday, August 21 and Friday August 22 from 9:00 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. and Saturday, August 23, from 9:00 a.m. to Noon.  This is being held by the United Methodist Women and the church is located at 7th and Main Streets, Plattsmouth.

The CASA organization (Court Appointed Special Advocates) is holding their 1st Annual Golf Tournament on Saturday, August 23.  Sign in at 12:00 noon with your four person team scramble team.  $30 for Bay Hills members, $50 for non-members which includes golf cart, prizes, and dinner.  Please call 296-9520 to register your team or for more information.  Please support this worthwhile organization which represents those children who cannot speak for themselves.

Cool off at the Christ Lutheran Church’s annual Ice Social this Sunday, August 24, from 4:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.  Come sample the homemade ice cream and pies plus hot dogs, polish dogs, chips, fruit, and choice of coffee, tea, or lemonade.  There will be a bouncy castle to wear out the kids after the treats! The church is located on Hwy 66 at 84th Street.
 
USDA Rural Development Representative Judy James will be at the Plattsmouth Public Library from 9:00 am – 4:00 pm every Thursday as part of the 502 Direct Home Loan Program.  The purpose of the program is to provide low income people the opportunity to own, adequate, modest, decent, safe and sanitary homes in rural areas.  The loans are to acquire, build, rehabilitate, improve or relocate dwellings and provide adequate water and waste disposal systems.  Call Judy at 402-423-9683 Ext. 4 for more information or to setup and appointment.

The Plattsmouth Public Library is sponsoring a Pizza and Gaming Night on Saturday, August 23, from 5:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. in the auditorium.  The cost is $10.00 per person for all the gaming and pizza you can handle.  Games to be played include the library’s collection of games Halo-3, Call of Duty, Guitar Hero, Dance Dance Revolution, and Star Wars.  If a player would like to bring their own equipment to use, that is welcome and encouraged.

The Cass County King Korn Karnival is coming up on Thursday, September 11,  Friday, September 12, Saturday, September 13, and Sunday, September 14.  The entire schedule is posted on the Plattsmouth Chamber of Commerce website at www.plattsmouthchamber.com.   Among the activities are the traditional Koronation on Thursday night at 7:30 p.m. on Main Street and the Saturday night parade at 6:30 p.m. on Main Street.   More details to come as we get closer to the festivities.

4-Star Laundry and Linen at 1310 Chicago Avenue in Plattsmouth will be rebuilt after the fire that destroyed much of the building in July.  This is good news to the citizens of the Plattsmouth as well as the laundry’s commercial customers. 

Plattsmouth High School Class of 1978 is holding their 30 year reunion at the Plattsmouth Country Club on Saturday, September 13 (King Korn Karnival Weekend). If you have contact information on any of the classmates please call (402) 397-0280 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. so that an invitation can be sent to them.  So get out those waffle stompers and practice feathering your hair for the reunion.

The Lofte Community Theater in Manley, NE production of, “How the Other Half Loves” will be presented the first three weekends in September.  The play is a farce involving three husbands working at the same firm with complicated situations resulting from an affair between one husband and the wife of another.