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Saturday, 27 August 2011 01:34

MCC computer class to be held in Palisade

A user- friendly computer class for beginners is set for three Thursdays in September in Palisade.

The classes will focus on the basic understanding of computers and computer language in joining the technology of the 21st century.

Students will gain the confidence to understand basics and take home useful skills like using the task bar, creating folders for saving, sending, and receiving email.

The class runs three Thursdays in September, starting Sept. 15 and will be held at Wireless INet (the former Valley Pro building, 203 South Main Street in Palisade) from 1-3:30 p.m. CT each day.

Cost is $69 per person and computers will be furnished.

Class size is limited so registration is required no later than Sept. 12.

You can register by phone with the Center for Enterprise, 308-345-8122; in person at the Center for Enterprise office in McMillen Hall on the MCC campus, 1205 E. Third, McCook; on the web at; or by email at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .


Sr. Center fundraisers Thursday, Sunday

The Wauneta Senior Center has a pair of fundraising meals planned for this week.

Tonight (Thursday) they will host a pancake, sausage and egg supper from 5 to 7 p.m. MT with the public welcome to attend. A freewill offering will be taken.

On Sunday, Aug. 28, the Senior Center will serve a roast beef and baked ham dinner from 11 a.m to 1 p.m. MT.

Cost of the meal is $8 for adults and $4 for children under 10.


No Grand Duke Alexis Rendezvous this fall

Organizers of Hayes County’s annual Grand Duke Alexis Rendezvous have announced there will not be a rendezvous this fall.

Members of the Hayes Center Lions Club voted to cancel this year’s event after hosting it for the previous 10 years.

Organizers cited a lack of volunteers to help make the multiple-day-long extravaganza possible.

Lion’s Club members say they hope that area residents will come forward and volunteer so the rendezvous can be held in future years.

Organizers also noted that the Nebraska Game and Parks Commission removed many of the trees in the area this summer which had provided shade for rendezvous participants and exhibitors.

According to a news account in the McCook Daily Gazette, in early August, the NG&P started cutting down thick stands of trees that line the lake at Camp Hayes, the site of the rendezvous recreational campsite. The tree-cutting measure was said to be an attempt to control invasive stands of cedars, Russian olives, fall olives and Siberian elms and replace them with native species such as cottonwoods, choke cherries and native grasses.


Craft fair planned in Wauneta on Saturday

A craft fair will be held this Saturday, Aug. 27, at the Wauneta American Legion from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. MT.


Special 4-H section coming up Sept. 1

Watch for Johnson Publications’ 4-H and open class special section to be included in the Sept. 1 issue of The Wauneta Breeze and Imperial Republican. Full coverage of 4-H events and open class results will be included.


FVC annual meeting Saturday in Imperial

Frenchman Valley Co-op will hold their annual stockholders meeting this Saturday, Aug. 27, at the Chase County High School in Imperial.

The appreciation dinner will be served at 5:30 p. m. MT/6:30 p.m. CT followed by the annual meeting and a presentation by motivational speaker Ron “Gus” Gustafson.

If you would like to attend you are asked to RSVP at 882-3200 or online at

Last Updated on Saturday, 27 August 2011 01:37