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...and then the Louisville City Council said.. 


 On behalf of the BUILD organization, President Terri Scholting would like to thank Mayor Mueller, the City Council, the BUILD Presentation Committee Chair Kathy Copple and the whole Community for supporting the Louisville Holiday Lights Initiative!

We are GO for Launch!

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  Lion's Invited to a Big Orange Homecoming

There will be a lot of Orange in the Stands lets bring some purple and gold

Pillage the Village

  Bedroom Community issues a Bed Challenge as they Celebrate 125 Years

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Art From The Attic



  Studey Gets Louisville Gold at Yutan

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Scarecrows Among Us!!!

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Louisville Lights
Many of you volunteered, or purchased fireworks from the Louisville FireWorks Booth this year. You contributed to the Louisville Holiday Lights Project. Last Wednesday the City Council voted to approve the project and we are now moving forward! This project has been on the BUILD agenda for so many years, I loose count. Recent inspections determined that the lights are in such bad condition, they represent a hazard, and a solution needed to be found.
As it got later and later, It seemed highly unlikely that there would be lights for the Holidays and for the Ringing in the Season Festival.
All that changed, with the Approval of the City Council and the talents of Lumen Master Joel Jones focused on a long lasting, and beautiful solution. Joel, and Finishing Touches provided a bid for State of the Art LED lighting technology  rated at 10,000 hours continuous duty. Beautiful festive City Lights for a long, long time.
The Entire Lights Contract was awarded to Joel Jones, Finishing Touches, (a division of Unlimited Visions, LLC), and Joel  is excited about the project!
"I have always liked Decorating for Christmas, said Jones, I am happy to have this job!"
Joel, said. "If all goes well, we could be ready for Halloween, but definitely Thanksgiivng looks doable."
Kathy Copple, Chairs the important Presentation Committee that focuses on the way Louisville looks to our guests and  travelors. Cathy worked closely with Finishing Touches leading up to the City Council Vote.
Thanks to everyone that contributed to this effort!
Manley 125 Year Celebration

  “ Center of Memories ”
SEPTEMBER 20, 2008
Theme: “ 25 Years Later ”

Manley Celebrates 125 Years on September 20! - Join us for a full day of activities including: 5 K race, kick ball tournament, breakfast, BBQ, bed racing, beer garden and dancing.

    •  Pillage the Village" Bed Racing


    •  Saturday, September 20, 2008

    •  9:00 am-11:30 am in Manley, Nebraska
Registration and door prizes

Schedule of Events:

7:00-10:30 Pancake Feed- Town Building
Free Will Donation — All proceeds to the Leukemia and
Lymphoma Society
8:00 5K Fun Run/Walk - Park
Optional obstacles and fitness challenge Prizes
Shannon Josoff 402-669-3242
Register on www.omaharun.org
9:00-11:00 Poker Run – Get-A-Way Bar
9:00-11:30 Show and Shine Car/Truck Show-Registration and door prizes
9:00-10:00 Ladder Golf Registration - Park
$5.00 team Age groups Prizes awarde
10:00 Ladder Golf Tournament- Park
9:00 Co-ed Kickball Tournament – Ball Field
$75.00 Team fee

Limit to six teams Double elimination
Shannon Josoff 402-669-3242

11:00-2:00 Lunch served on School Grounds by Manley Fire Department
1:00 Entertainment - School

Lesley Todd Dancers, Morgan McAndrew, Jitterbrats, and more
1:30 Games Begin – All Ages – 3 yrs to 103 yrs
Children – Bicycle race (bring your own bike), sack race, shoe Kick, plus more

Adult – Shoe kick, Nail Driving, plus more

4:00-6:30 BBQ Supper – St. Patrick ' s Church

Advance tickets
6:00 Bed Race Registration – School House
Betty Meyer 402-234-5232
6:30 Bed Races on Cherry Street

6:00-12:00 Beer Garden – Get-A-Way Bar & Grill
8:00-12:00 Street Dance –
Herbie and the Hot Heads – Main Street

Other day activities: Barrel train for children, visit Crossroads Bible Church, and more

Visit the Village website for registrations and full information www.ManleyNE.com


Restroom facilities available

Bring your own lawn chairs

Centennial Chairman: Denise Swenson 402-677-2587

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Studey Runs For Gold at Yutan
  Junior Daniel Studey, Louisville High School’s veteran cross country runner, won the first race of his career, taking the gold at the Yutan Invitational held at Camp David.
Cass County Central's Heather Hauschild successfully steals second base against the Cardinals.
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Plan now to attend this great, fun, important Fundraiser:

An exciting fall evening of good golf, great food, glowball, good prizes, great raffles, and glowing blind bogeys.







Two-person Best Ball  

9 holes Golf, Dinner, 9 holes Glowball

$45.00 ea. plus $5.00 for glowball 

If you need a cart please call the course to reserve your cart as they are limited. Cost for cart is: $ 9.00 for daytime golf only

Questions please call Judy Stroy at 402-867-2471


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From the Editor
Tribe 234
You can call me: 2085

Community expresses itself in many ways

Generally there is support and there are responsibilities but always there is a sense of ownership; a sense of belonging. As In: I am part of this Community, I belong here. We all need some of that.

 The Community has a right to expect good behavior, and rewards good behavior with priviledges and support. If you mow your lawn, you get a reward. Your reward is Support which can be just a smile, or it can be volunteer firefighters and paramedics rescuing you from a drainage ditch when that tractor rolls on you. If you can't seem to behave, then you get to sit in the klink. and think about your behavior. That is Community.

It's a pretty good deal! Never knew about it, till I got down here. 

I was struck the other day by a passing comment; "Sure, give me a call, 2083!" Pretty obvious to us all what was meant, but I recognized later that there was a membership element to that comment. You had to be from here, for that comment, that invitation to be valid. You had to be a member of the 234 Tribe for that to work. Seems a small matter, but in this sprawling world of cell phones, and IP addresses, and international 22 digit dialing it just struck me as acknowledgment, recognition, and I felt good to be part of this small 234 Tribe. There is a kinship we have with with Manley , and Cedar Creek they are extended members of the Tribe.

Omaha? Lincoln? No Way! Sorry

As a Tribe, we are pretty nicely organized: Look at the Main Street Business windows, and you see: 234-HOME easy to remember if you want to get one. 234-FOOD the MSC is easy to remember if you are getting hungry. Wayne should check into 234-WOOD, and Jared maybe 234-BANK. Jeff should get 234-JEFF or 234-MILK Bob 234-CARS and Maureen 234-NAIL

WireBuilt is 234-2345 Just 234 twice

with an extra "5" stuck on the end for fun.

234-IRINA was too long

Having Fun and Heading to Oakland South of the River
Computer John