Honoring the 8 school kids and 2 teachers in Santa Fe, Texas....
Free ride for mammogram appointments
The Sarpy/Cass Health Department offers free transportation assistance to women with a mammogram appointment. The service includes home pick up, hospital/clinic drop off, and return home drop off. Eligibility includes women aged 40-75 years living in Sarpy or Cass counties. Please call the Health Department at 402-537-6968 for more information.
NOTICE OF MEETING
VILLAGE OF ALVO
BOARD OF TRUSTEES
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that a meeting of the Chairperson and Village Board of the Village of Alvo, Nebraska will be held at 7:30 p.m. on Tuesday, June 4th, 2018, at 135 Main Street, Alvo, NE which meeting is open to the public. An agenda for said meeting, kept continuously current, is available for public inspection at the office of the Village Clerk at City Hall. Except for items of an emergency nature, the agenda shall not be enlarged later than twenty-four hours prior to the scheduled commencement of the meeting.
New Village mailing and email addresses
Village of Alvo
PO Box 211, Elmwood, NE 68349 or
135 Main Street, Alvo, NE 68304
Click HERE to download an Adobe page of 4 entry forms.
Click on MAP for the NDOT detour map.
N-63 Alvo North Project is Progressing
NOTICE - Monday, May 14th, grinding started on NE 63 from Bluff to 1/2 mile north of Mill. So the entire six miles of the highway will be really closed.
The construction will start at the north edge of Alvo and continue north to Bluff Road, then from Bluff north to Church Road. The proposed work schedule is 10 hour days, 6 days a week. Access to the Alvo Cemetery will be provided as needed for maintenance and funerals. Copies of the construction schedule are available at the Village Office along with business cards for Casey Wisness, project manager. His phone number is 712-898-1787.
Nebraska Department of Transportation Detour Map
According to the map, the intersection of 63 and Church Road will be closed - but actually, Church and NE 63 intersection is open.
The second phase will begin Monday, March 19th, 2018. During this phase, N-63 will be closed to traffic from Reference Post 4+20 to Reference Post 9+68. A detour will be marked for through traffic for this phase. During the construction, a temporary access road will be provided for the Alvo Cemetery.
Knife River Construction is the primary contractor and Casey Wisness is the project manager. His phone number is 712-898-1787.
The project is anticipated to be completed by November 2018.
The Department’s project manager for this project is Jesse De Los Santos of Lincoln. Motorists are reminded to drive cautiously through construction work zones.
This notice is directed toward those who flushed their shop towels, baby wipes and other non-degradable items down their toilets - the Village replaced two pumps at the sewage lagoon to the tune of $10,000 for the pumps and $6,000 for installation.
Rural Fire Board meeting dates are scheduled for the second Tuesday of each month for 2018. Next meeting is Jun 12th at 7:00 at the Alvo Fire and Rescue Station, 135 Main Street, Alvo.
Even with the rain, moisture levels in south central and southeast counties are getting drier - 55 counties are at normal moisture levels; 13 are normal to abnormally dry; 18 are abnormally dry, 7 are abnormally dry to moderate drought. There are no severe drought conditions anywhere in our state - YET!
Nationally, Arkansas, Connecticut, Delaware, Hawaii, Indiana, Kentucky, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Tennessee, Vermont, West Virginia and Puerto Rico have normal moisture levels. Things are better in the Northeast and Midwest.
Living in Puerto Rico still is hard.
Click on the map for the Drought Monitor web site
Want to be a drought reporter? Click HERE
Just a month plus to summer...
Full moon May 29th at 09:19 CDT
Click on this animated moon for what it looks like now.
Moon data from the US Naval Observatory.
May 23rd, 1934 - American outlaws Bonnie and Clyde - are killed by police in an ambush near Sailes, Louisiana
Click on the picture for the FBI account
“Never go crooked. It's for the love of a man that I'm gonna have to die. I don't know when, but it can't be long." - Bonnie Parker
"No man but the undertaker will ever get me, if officers ever cripple me to where I see they will
take me alive, I'll take my own life." - Clyde Barrow
May 24th, 1930 - Amy Johnson becomes the 1st woman to fly solo from England to Australia
Click HERE for the University of Sheffield history
“Had I been a man I might have explored the Poles or climbed Mount Everest, but as it was my spirit found outlet in the air. . ." - Amy Johnson
May 25th, 2012 - A SpaceX Dragon becomes the first commercial spacecraft to dock at the International Space Station
Click on the photo for the Dragon web page - very cool!
"Some people don't like change, but you need to embrace change if the alternative is disaster," - Elon Musk
May 26th, 2017 - Taliesin Myrddin Namkai-Meche and Ricky John Best killed, Micah David-Cole Fletcher injured defending Muslim teenager in Portland, Oregon
Click on the picture for the CBS article
"I hope everyone I stabbed died." - Jeremy Christian
May 27th, 1940 - British and Allied forces begin the evacuation of Dunkirk (Operation Dynamo) during WWII
Click on the picture for The Guardian history
“The sea from Dunkirk to Dover during these days of the evacuation looked like any coastal road in England on a bank holiday. It was solid with shipping.” – Douglas Bader
May 28th, 2018 - Memorial Day
"Patriotism is supporting your country all the time, and your government when it deserves it." – Mark Twain
May 29th, 1886 - American chemist John Pemberton begins to advertise Coca-Cola
Click on the picture for his unhappy story
Memorial Day cartoons from:
Greg & Mort Walker
Get up and go to a cemetery and look for the veterans' final resting places... and think.
Supported in part by Cass County Tourism. (Click on the logo to go to the web site)