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THIS WEEK'S BRIEFS: Breeze to print early & close for Thanksgiving; New fee for 3D glasses at theatre PDF Print E-mail
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Tuesday, 22 November 2011 17:53

Theatre to initiate fee for 3D glasses this weekend

If you want to see “The Three Musketeers” in 3D this weekend, you will need to bring an extra dollar.

Starting this week the Chateau Theatre will start charging $1 per pair of glasses for 3D glasses when 3D movies are shown.

This will help cover the cost of sanitizing the glasses between uses as well as replacing the glasses when the time comes.


Wauneta Breeze printing early next week

Due to the Thanksgiving Day holiday next Thursday, Nov. 24, the Breeze print schedule and copy deadlines are bumping up one day.

The Breeze will go to print next week on Tuesday, Nov. 22, with deadline for ads and news items moving to noon on Monday, Nov. 21.

The Breeze office will be closed Wednesday through Sunday, Nov. 23 - Nov. 27, with regular hours resuming on Monday, Nov. 28.


Pancake feed, bingo on tap Thursday at Sr. Center

An evening of good food and bingo fun are in the works at the Wauneta Senior Center tonight (Thursday).Pancakes, sausage and eggs will be served from 5 to 7 p.m. MT, with a freewill offering taken. Bingo will follow.


Thanksgiving Day treats on Nebraska Public Radio

Carve out some time on Thanksgiving, Thursday, Nov. 24, to enjoy two enticing specials with all the trimmings on NET Radio.

From 9 to 11 a.m. MT, “The Splendid Table” host Lynn Rosetto Kasper will offer a feast for the ears on “The Splendid Table’s Turkey Confidential” as she answers live call-in questions about everything from thawing to stuffing to serving.

The show will also feature chef and cookbook author Jacques Pepin, “A Prairie Home Companion” host Garrison Keillor, food-travel writers Jane and Michael Stern and Ruth Reichl, former editor of “Gourmet Magazine.”

Later in the afternoon listeners can relax with “A broadcast of “Gratitude, Gravy & Garrison,” from 1 to 2 p.m. CT. Garrison Keillor will join the 125-member Vocal Essence Chorus and Ensemble Singers for the perfect mixture of music, memories and monologue.


State Patrol says buckle up for the holidays

Troopers with the Nebraska State Patrol will join their law enforcement counterparts from across the nation in a Thanksgiving holiday campaign designed to save lives by enforcing seat belt usage.

Monday, Nov. 21, through Sunday, Nov. 27, troopers and communication specialists will put in extra hours as part of the “Click It or Ticket” enforcement campaign.

“There are consequences to be paid when you don’t wear your seat belt,” said Colonel David Sankey, Superintendent of the Nebraska State Patrol. “You may end up with a citation or warning, or you could be injured or even killed in a motor vehicle crash. The Patrol hopes to prevent the latter by getting motorists to buckle-up.”

During the “Click It or Ticket” enforcement period, troopers will concentrate on reducing crash causing behaviors such as speeding, following too closely, impaired or distracted driving and failure to buckle-up.”

Statistics from the NOHS show motor vehicle crashes remain the leading cause of death for people between 5 and 34 years of age. Seat belts reduce the likelihood of injury or death in a crash by up to 50 percent.


Party affiliation change deadline in December

Candidates for partisan races who intend to change party affiliation have until Dec. 1 to do so. According to information posted by the Chase County Clerk’s office, in order to meet the requirements of filing as a partisan candidate, a person must be a registered voter of that political party prior to the first Friday in December. Any change after Dec. 2 will not meet requirements.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 22 November 2011 17:55