The Annual Wellfleet Fall Festival kicks off on Saturday, September 12.
Bring the family and friends down to have a good time! From seven in the morning until 11 will be a breakfast food booth that will be held by 4-H students to help as a fundraiser for their Washington trip.
The 8th annual Stock Dog Classic will begin at 9:00 a.m. For more information you can contact Eddie Merrit at 362-4384. The ‘gravel grinder’ bike race will also begin at 9 a.m.
The 5K/1 mile fun run will begin at 9:15 a.m. with a $10.00 entry fee.
A craft show will also be held in the community hall from 10:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m. There will be an open class photography contest at 10am with a five dollar entry fee.
Co-ed Sand Volleyball will also begin at 10:00 a.m. to register call Lisa Cluck at 520-3392. The Antique tractor pull will begin at 11:00 a.m. along with the Open Mic Entertainment.
The annual free will BBQ will begin at noon and is sponsored by the Wellfleet Community Club. Following the BBQ will be an ice cream social.
The parade will begin at 2:00 p.m. this year’s theme is “Welcome to the Dusty Trails”. No entry will be allowed after 1:45 p.m. for more information call Dennis Greenwood at 963-4486. There will also be kid games again this year following the parade including- water balloon sling shot , foot races, bike race, stik horse, goat penning and goat scramble.
Turtle races will begin at 3:00 so be prepared to bring your little ones turtle if they have one! Team sorting will also begin at 3:00 p.m.
Watermelon feed will start at 3:30 p.m. They will also have a poker run train/ATV Ride at 5:00 with a five dollar entry fee.
Other open events throughout the day are the pig raffle, Duck Race game and the beer garden will open at 1:00 p.m.
At 7:00 p.m. the Huskers vs. South Alabama will be playing on the big screen and the annual free dance will begin at 9:00 p.m. until 1:00 a.m.
The band that will be playing that evening will be Brett Alan and the CRB Band.
The Thirteenth Annual Arrowheads Classic was held last weekend. The winner of the Championship Flight was Dan Woodburn's team. Woodburn also hit a hole-in-one the first day winning $10,000! Pictured l-r: Josh Harm, Any Anders, Dan Woodburn and Brian Schimek.-Photo by Tori Willis.
Katrina Oaklund is shown above in the Eustis Pool Hall-Photo by Amber Hickert
After the the passing of same
sex marriage some courthouses
will no longer be participating in
According to the Nebraska
Judicial Ethics Committee
Opinion you will either do all
marriages or none.
Frontier County and Red
Willow County have both
chosen to no longer perform
marriage ceremonies. According
to Ron Werkmeister “You will
have to find a minsiter or a lay
person who is willing to do the
You will still be able to
get marriage licenses at either
county court, just no more
The Supreme Court had
ruled on Friday, June 26th that
states cannot ban same-sex
The United States is now the
21st country to legalize samesex
Married same-sex couples
will now have the same legal
rights and benefits as married
heterosexual couples and
will be recognized on official
documents such as birth and
“The US Supreme Court
ruled in a 5-4 decision on the
validity of same sex marriage
in cases that established rights
for same-sex couples in all
fifty states on June 26, 2015.
The Court held that under the
Fourteenth Amendment to the
United States Constitution,
States are required to license a
marriage between two people
of the same sex and recognize a
marriage between two people of
the same sex when the marriage
was lawfully performed in
another state.” Said NACO
Executive Director Larry Dix.
Frontier County Clerk Darla
Walthers stated “I was elected
to abide by the law and that is
what I will do when it comes
to issuing same sex marriage
Not a lot has changed to
apply for a marriage license, but
now instead of having Bride and
Groom only on your license it
will show as Groom/Party A and