Ogallala, Nebraska, native and country western singer Lexi Larsen will be entertaining in the beer garden at the Phillips County Fairgrounds Saturday, July 28, at approximately 9:30 p.m., following the Bulls Gone Wild! show. She will also be available for a meet and greet at the Holyoke Viaero Wireless store from noon-2 p.m. Saturday.

In the distance, an old barn serves as a chapel. A Quonset has been transformed into a gym, with offices and a game room housed there as well. The multipurpose building currently under construction, however, has been custom-built specifically for Camp Machasay’s purposes and will be front and center at the July 21 open house. — Johnson Publications

Roslynne Doorn practices shooting during a two-day camp put on by Phillips County 4-H, with assistance from Colorado Parks and Wildlife. Campers built miniature rockets, made quilts with residents of Holyoke’s Carriage House, painted rocks and learned about the water cycle. — Johnson Publications

Cast members for Phillips County Players next production, “No Body Like Jimmy,” scheduled Aug. 3-5, are pictured from left, front row, Maury Kramer, Dillan Tharp and Chris Colglazier; and back row, Steve Young, Janel Wailes, Kathleen Fowler, John Sagehorn, Andrea Dunn and Zander Salyers. Not pictured are cast members Dolly Smith and Jerry Brandt. The show will be on stage in the Biesemeier Room at the Phillips County Event Center. — Johnson Publications

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Ogallala, Nebraska, native and country western singer Lexi Larsen will be entertaining in the beer garden at the Phillips County Fairgrounds Saturday, July 28, at approximately 9:30 p.m., following the Bulls Gone Wild! show. She will also be available for a meet and greet at the Holyoke Viaero Wireless store from noon-2 p.m. Saturday.

    Four nights in a row of crowd-pleasing events, plus livestock shows, exhibits from a wide variety of interests, a parade, good food and fun for all ages will highlight the Small Town Showdown a

In the distance, an old barn serves as a chapel. A Quonset has been transformed into a gym, with offices and a game room housed there as well. The multipurpose building currently under construction, however, has been custom-built specifically for Camp Machasay’s purposes and will be front and center at the July 21 open house. — Johnson Publications

    “It’s His camp.”

June 17, 1900 — October 3, 1900
To Charles Peter and Ida Wishart, those dates marked the final months of their nine-year courtship.

Sports

Ben Kafka and Dustin Davis, pictured from left, cheer on The Big LaMousekee during a heat race at the Dragon Booster Club mouse races. — Johnson Publications

    The chips were down and the mice were scampering at the Dragon Booster Club mouse races Friday, July 13, which benefitted Holyoke JR/SR High School athletics.

Cody Maloney takes a swing in the July 16 junior golf tourney. — Johnson Publications

    This summer, the City recreation department teamed up with golf instructor Brent Vasa to offer golf clinics for local youth.

Croquet was introduced to America in the late 1800s, and has since become one of the country’s favorite backyard games.

    Summer is here, which means it’s time to get outdoors, spend time with the family and bond over low-stakes backyard games like croquet, horseshoes and darts.

Ag & Business

    Science and spirituality. Fiction and real life. Past and present.

    Colorado’s millet producers will decide whether funds for marketing and research will be raised through a check-off program. Producers will cast ballots in August.

    Colorado State University Extension pheromone trap-based monitoring is showing the emergence of the western bean cutworm moth in northeastern Colorado.

School

    The Great Schools, Thriving Communities campaign delivered more than 170,000 signatures to the office of Colorado Secretary of State Wayne Williams on Wednesday, July 11, to conclude the signat

    Alyssa Killin graduated with a Bachelor of Business Administration in accounting from the Hankamer School of Business at Baylor University. She also earned a minor in criminal justice.

    Shaylee Krueger graduated from Hastings College in Hastings, Nebraska, on May 19. She earned a bachelor’s degree in sociology.

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