June 8, 2001
Louisville Daz 2001
Well, it was a touch cooler then we might have wished, but Louisville Daz was a wonderful celebration again this year. The surprise Grand Marshal of the Parade was none other than Jeff of Jeff's Jack and Jill grocery on main street.
Our intrepid photo journalist elf captured some of the look of the celebration and it is available here:
Although our valiant
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softball team was very well coached and displayed great team spirit, they placed 4th in the tournament. Our local Fireman Team took first place, with the Transwood team in second and the East Jaycees team placing third.
The horseshoe tournament was won by Terry Hiatt of Omaha ranking top in singles. The doubles were taken by Terry Hiatt and his wife Dianne.
Second place was taken by the team of Clarence Brandes and Mark Tilton.
Boy Scouts Troop 353
Louisville's Troop 353 marched proudly in the Louisville Daz parade, check out their other activities including the recent Pine Wood Derby Results!
Treasures in Louisville!
Don't forget that tomorrow is the Annual Community Garage Sale!
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Louisville Area Jaycees will be holding their 2nd annual Community Garage Sales tomorrow.
Maps will be available at the end of main street.
If you have any questions you can contact Teresa at 234-6355 or Michele at 234-2826.
A Message from Brett
How many times have we heard the teens complain that there is nothing to do?
We have an opportunity to correct that, What is it? Ventures - a program for 14-20 yrs old youth, who have completed the 8th grade or above, male and female.
They run the program, they elect officers and let their imagination run. This program is run through the Boy Scouts of America, but once again is open for both boys and girls.
The program is a combination of community service, leadership training and High adventure. This is supervised by adults, but run by the teens.
What can they do: Rappel, Mountain climb, Scuba dive, Canoe, river rafting, go to the Olympics, and much more. They can and are encouraged to get involved in the community, help the elderly, participate with Habitat for Humanity, and more. Some of this sounds expensive, but through the program a lot of it doesn't have to be, plus the youth are also responsible for finding ways to raise money to reduce the costs.
How can this start? Myself, Brett Drake and Teri Metzger are currently working on getting it started. We need an idea of who is interested in participating.
So if you are in this age group and would like to get more information, or you have kids in this age group and are interested, click here and send me an email, with your name and number, we will be getting things ready soon, but we need the youth to get involved so we can start it, we are also needing adults who would be willing to help supervise the program.
LET'S DO SOMETHING TO GIVE THE YOUTH SOMETHING CONSTRUCTIVE TO DO IN LOUISVILLE.
Future Louisville Jaycees Activities:
On Saturday June 23 the Louisville Area Jaycees will be having their 3rd Annual Poker Run. Registration is 11:00a.m - 12:30pm at the Good Times Bar in Louisville. $10.00 donation per hand. All proceeds go to Make a wish Foundation; Louisville Youth; Volunteer Fire Dept., and Legion Ball.
The ride this year is over 100 miles in Iowa HELMET FREE! Total run is 147 miles. Cash prizes will be awarded for 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place, also we will be having a 50/50 cash raffle and door prizes. The band that will be playing after the run is Herbie and the Hot Heads. For more information contact Angie at 234-5392 or Jeneane at
Sunday July 1, we are holding our 3rd Annual Texas Golf Scramble. Tee off time is 8:30am at Grandpas Woods in Elmwood, Ne. This is a beautiful Par 3 walking course, so bring your pull carts. Prizes such as a free set of Golf clubs for a hole in one (greater than 150 yards), and much more. Flag prizes will be awarded along with cash prizes. Registration is $32.00 a team (2 person team). You can mail in your registration to Louisville Area Jaycees P.O. Box 647 Louisville, Ne. 68037 or contact Charlie Denson at 234-6355 for further information.
All drinks must be purchased at the clubhouse please!!!
2001 Football Defense Clinic
Take advantage of this special football clinic being hosted on June 16th by the Louisville Youth Football Program.
Ash Grove Retirees Dinner Reminder!
The covered dish retiree dinner will be held at noon on Friday, June 15 at the Louisville Senior Center. Retirees, widows and spouses are urged to attend the dinner.
Mary Tieten will tell us about Ash Grove insurance changes.
Amy Forss will be telling us about the history of Ash Grove from 1926-1955.
(Amy wrote this history for her master's degree from UN-O where she graduated in December 2000.)
Bring a covered dish, your plate,silverware along with a cup or glass. Drinks will be provided.
We encourage you to continue bringing Ash Grove photos and mementos for everyone to see.
Plan now to be there on June 15!
If you have any questions contact Hank Mueller at 234-7135.
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What the Cat Saw...
Hi Hardware Cat Fans!
Well, I had my concerns when Maureen and Larry decided to let those Boy Scouts use our corner lot for a Louisville Daz barbeque stand. I mean, I know it is a great cause and all, and this is the best corner in Louisville for traffic, but all those people munching on barbequed hot dogs and cheese burgers, .. they are gonna scare all the mice away!
Well it turned out pretty well and I have to say that it was a lot of fun watching the parade and sniffing all that tasty food cooking on the corner. I guess it was a good idea after-all everybody seamed to have a great time, and those two never listen to my advice anyway! Meow!
Having fun, and Sniffin those Burgers south of the river....
Hank the Hardware Cat
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