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KBRB CLASSIFIEDS

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HELP WANTED:

 

* Help Wanted: Ainsworth Flowers and Gifts is looking for part time, after school help. Must be at least 15 years old.  If you like to work with people in a fun atmosphere, this might be the perfect after school job for you. To apply stop in at Ainsworth Flowers and Gifts on Main Street in Ainsworth and visit with Christyna or Deann or if you have any questions call 387-1555

* Help Wanted: The City of Ainsworth has an immediate opening for a part-time street sweeper operator. This position will work under the streets foreman and will be responsible for operation and maintenance of the street sweeper. Experience operating heavy machinery is helpful.  Applicants must have a high school diploma or GED and a valid drive’s license. Applications are available in the City Clerk’s Office at 606 East Forth Street or by calling 387-2494. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. The successful candidate will be subject to drug and alcohol screening. The city of Ainsworth is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

* Help Wanted: The Rock County Sheriff Department is now accepting applications for Deputy Sheriff. Nebraska Law enforcement certificate is preferred but not mandatory. Applicant must be at least 21 years old, possess a high school diploma or GED, have a valid drivers license, have no felony’s or serious misdemeanor convictions. Benefits are available that include health insurance, retirement plan and vacation. Stop in at the Rock County Sheriffs office, 400 State Street in Bassett to pick up your application or call 684-3811

* The city of Ainsworth has an immediate opening for a part-time street sweeper operator. This position will work under the streets foreman and will be responsible for operation and maintenance of the street sweeper. Experience operating heavy machinery is helpful. Applicants must have a high school diploma or GED and a valid driver’s license. Applications are available in the City Clerk’s Office at 606 E. Fourth St. or by calling 402-387-2494. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. The successful candidate will be subject to drug and alcohol screening. The city of Ainsworth is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

* The Nebraska Department of Transportation is accepting applications for an auto-diesel mechanic in Ainsworth. For a full job description, visit the web at www.statejobs.nebraska.gov or the NDOT Ainsworth yard at 736 E. Fourth St. State applications are required. Applicants are required to apply online at www.statejobs.nebraska.gov. The starting wage for the position is $18.32 per hour. The Nebraska Department of Transportation is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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FOR SALE: 

* For Sale: 4 – 8 week old puppies. Kelpie border collie/English shepperd/blue heeler cross. There are 3 males and 1 female. They have had their 1st shots. Are weaned and eating solid food. Call 966-2169. They can send pictures. Arrangements can also be made for delivery.

* For Sale: a 6’8” x 20’ stock trailer – has a good floor. Same party also has a 3 point bale mover and an old 6’ - 3 point blade for sale. Please call 382-3310 after 5 p.m.

* For Sale: queen size wave less water bed with frame and homemade pedestal.  Asking only $400. Call 382-8657 in the evenings after 5 to set up a time to view.

FOR RENT:

* The Bassett Housing Authority provides affordable, safe housing to qualifying families and individuals.  They offer spacious family units as well as 1 bedroom apartments all furnished with stove, refrigerator, washer and dryer.  Utilities paid, snow removal, lawn care and maintenance included.  Income guidelines do apply.  To be put on the list as units become available or for more information call The Bassett Housing Authority at 684-3329.  Their party room is available to the public for rent, very reasonable at just $15.  So if you need a convenient venue to hold a meeting or a party call The Bassett Housing Authority to reserve the date for their party room.  Again that number is 684-3329.  Deb is in the office Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays.  If no answer, please leave a message and she will get back to you.

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GARAGE SALES & AUCTIONS:

* Keys Canning and Crafts will be on the Bargain Buyway this Friday and Saturday from 8 a.m. until 5 p.m. at the Connection on Main Street in Ainsworth. 50+ different homemade jams and jellies including chokecherry, elderberry, various jalapeno jellies, carrot cake jam, Mountain Dew, Code Red, Dr. Pepper, even some no sugar/low sugar varieties. 50+ assorted denim hotpads great to have on hand for gifts and mail easily. Seasonal western, chicken and many novelty prints Tomato plants – roma and slicer varieties almost ready and sleeveless kimonos – one size fits all! First come, best choice.

* Brudigan Garage Sale this Friday and Saturday from 8 a.m. until 6 p.m. and on Sunday from 9 a.m. until 4 p.m. at 457 W. Court. The Brudigans are cleaning house and garage – you name it, they’ve got it! AM/FM radios, cassette recorders, antiques, electronic components, computer accessories, CD and cassette music, radio tubes, vinyl records, electronic test equipment, vintage ham radio, kitchen items, bedding, décor, books, picture frames, some furniture, fabric and sewing supplies, vintage dresser scarves, doilies and tablecloths, bicycle and more!

* 5 Family garage Sale and moving sale this Friday from 7 a.m. until 7 p.m. and Saturday from 7 a.m. until 5 p.m. at the Weichmans, 405 East 2nd Street in Ainsworth.  Antiques including antique trunks, an antique metal doll house and an antique Toledo cooker. Other items include a full size brass bed frame, collectibles, pictures, wicker furniture, bedding sets, antique metal doll house, household items, holiday décor, books, lawn sweeper, silk flowers, jewelry, blue peanut jar, kerosene lamps, picture frames, old jars and many other treasures – a sale you won’t want to miss!

* Leanne Franklin Bargain Buyway: Garage Sale this Friday, Saturday and Sunday from 8 a.m. until 6 p.m. all 3 days at the Rock County Fairgrounds – in the 4-H building. Homemade baked goods, cotton candy, home décor, antiques, furniture, assorted sizes of clothing, lots of baby clothes, collector cast iron skillets, lots and lots of goodies. A lunch stand will be available too so don’t miss it this Friday, Saturday and Sunday, 8 a.m. until 6 p.m. at the Rock County Fairgrounds.

* Bargain Buyway: Heidi Lauer is going to Bake your Day on the Bargain Buyway! Heidi will be at the connection on Friday and Saturday from 8 a.m. until 5 p.m. with homemade breads, cinnamon rolls, cookies, jams and jellies and of course – CHUBBIES too. Make sure to swing on into The Connection this Friday and Saturday for Heidi Lauer’s delicious home baked goods!

MISC:

* Amplify Boost your impact! The Ainsworth FFA Chapter Banquet is coming up Monday, April 23, beginning at 6:30 p.m. Parents, members, guests – the public is invited to come help support the Ainsworth FFA Chapter and celebrate a great year. Not only will they be serving up a delicious roast beef and pulled pork supper with all the trimmings, they will be recognizing member achievements and awards will be given. The Ainsworth FFA Chapter has made a sincere effort to make this a special and honorable event at no cost to those attending. They look forward to seeing you on Monday, April 23 at 6:30 p.m. at the Ainsworth School Gym.

* Come celebrate our student athletes, coaches, cheerleaders and pom squad members this Tuesday evening, April 24, at the All Sports Tailgate Party in McAndrew Gymnasium sponsored by the Ainsworth Lion’s Club. They’ll be serving burgers, beans, chips and dessert beginning at 6 p.m. with athletic awards to follow. Pre-Sale Tickets are available now at KBRB Radio for just $10. Tickets will ALSO be available at the door. Come show your support for the Bulldogs! Don’t miss the all sports tailgate party.

* Come to the Celebration! The family of Bernice Fiala, aka Grandma “B” are excited to invite you to a 90th Birthday Open House on Wednesday, April 25 from 4 until 7 p.m. at the Elks in Ainsworth. Enjoy fellowship, dinner and of course Birthday Cake too! Everyone is welcome, your presence is gift enough. Come help Bernice Fiala celebrate her 90th birthday Wednesday, 4 until 7 p.m. at the Ainsworth Elks.

* Save the date for the Forever Blue and Gold Banquet and Hired Hand Auction. The Rock County FFA Chapter would like to cordially invite you to attend their annual Banquet and Auction coming up Friday, April 27 beginning at 6 p.m. at the Bassett High School gym. A meal will be served and the auction will take place throughout the banquet. There’s 52 FFA members ready and willing to go to work for you. They will also be selling flowers and vegetables from the greenhouse. Get your tickets in advance through any Rock Co. FFA member for just $10. Tickets will also be available at the door. Thank you for your support of the Rock County FFA.

* 3 days packed FULL of treasure hunting right here in Brown County on the Bargain Buyway this Friday, April 27 thru Sunday, April 29. Vendors, garage sales, yard sales, concessions, specials at participating local businesses. Local residents and out of town guests, make sure to register at Viaero Friday and Saturday from 8 a.m. until 4 p.m. for your chance to win a cash prize and get your free windmill shot and goodie bag. Don’t miss Bargain Buyway Shopping in Brown County. Guidebooks are available for purchase at Viaero, Ampride and Roadrunner.

* As they prepare for the 2018 golf season, the Bassett Country Club is holding their Clean UP Day on Sunday, April 29 beginning at 1 p.m. Bring your rakes, shovels, clippers, chain saws and work gloves – come join your fellow members to clean up the course! After working hard you’re sure to need sustenance! Sloppy joes, salad, chips and dessert will be served following. This Sunday is Clean up day at the Bassett Country Club. Work starts at 1 p.m.

* Pizza Party for a cause – where else but at the Pizza Place in Bassett this Sunday, April 29. The Sears Family Adoption fundraiser starts at 2 in the afternoon and will run through supper hours – even late! Until you stop coming.  It’s All you can eat pizza by free will donation. Fountain pop will be available for purchase. Proceeds will help “The Sears Family’s Red thread journey to China” you can follow their journey on Facebook! If you can't come to the feed donations can be made on their youcaring.com account https://www.youcaring.com/brandonsearssharissasears-1082211. Brandon and Sharissa would like to thank Bernice at the Pizza Place along with everyone else who has helped them along the way. They hope to see you Sunday at the Pizza Place in Bassett.

* The Civilian Active Shooter Training, presented by the Nebraska State Patrol that was scheduled for April 13 at the Bassett United Methodist Church has been rescheduled to Friday, May 4. More details will be available closer to the training. We just wanted to be able to give you a date so you could mark the calendar. Again the Active Shooter Training will be held Friday, May 4 from 6 until 8 p.m.at the Bassett United Methodist Church.

* The Ainsworth Art Guild is proud to present the 2018 Annual Spring Show where you can view paintings, photography, drawings, mixed media and sculpture ALL from experienced and talented members of the Ainsworth Art Guild. Make sure to vote! 1 piece will be awarded “Best in Show’ and 7 others will be going on to the state show in Scottsbluff. This event is FREE to the public and available for viewing April 14 through the 28 at the Ainsworth Public Library during regular business hours. An “art filled” gift basket will be given as a door prize at the close of the show so make sure to register by signing the guest book. The Ainsworth Art Guild is a fun group that meets once a month and is always happy to welcome new members. This is an awesome opportunity to gather with your community, explore and enjoy all types of art brought to you by our very own … Ainsworth Art Guild.

* Saddle up for a great afternoon of music and fun as Joan Wells and Kris Simon present “Up the Nebraska Cattle Trail and songs of the West” this Friday at 2:30 p.m. at the Sandhills Care Center. Joan and Kris will tell about the cattle drives and the origin of western music while singing the songs of the early day cowboys. Everyone is welcome to come take in this fun filled event. This presentation is made possible by Humanities Nebraska, the Nebraska Cultural Endowment and the Sandhills Care Center as part of the HN Speakers Bureau.

* Everyone is welcome to the Northern Nebraska Special Youth Challenge 7th Annual Spring turkey Hunt Banquet Friday, May 4 at 6 p.m. at the Rock County High School so save the date! Come enjoy a great meal, meet the SYC team, hunters and their families. The evening meal will be catered by Men4Men.  Guest speaker will be Ben Greenfield. SYC is a Christ centered ministry that provides no cost outdoor events for youth with special challenges. So come see what it’s all about. For more information visit SYC of Northern Nebraska on Facebook or call 832-5979.

* 3 days packed FULL of treasure hunting right here in Brown County on the Bargain Buyway April 27 through the 29. Vendors, garage sales, yard sales, concessions, specials at participating local businesses. Local residents and out of town guests, make sure to register at Viaero Friday, April 27 and Saturday, April 28 from 8 a.m. until 4 p.m. for your chance to win a cash prize and get your free windmill shot and goodie bag. Antiques, homemade goods, thrifty bargains, curiosities of all kinds! Get ready to shop til you drop because every vendor is bringing their very best. Don’t miss Bargain Buyway Shopping in Brown County. Guidebooks are NOW available for purchase at Viaero, Ampride and Roadrunner in Ainsworth.

* The BKR Extension invites you to Campfire Cooking - Atkinson Mill-Race Park - Saturday, April 28, 2018.  Focus Group: all youth ages 5 through 19 (you do NOT need to be a 4-H member to attend).  This will fulfill 4-H exhibit skills for:  cooking projects 101, 201, 301 and 401.  Adults are welcome to stay with the kiddos to assist and see what they are learning.  Cost is just $10 per person eating.  Cooking will be at 3 p.m.  Eating at 5 p.m.

* Calling ALL exhibitors and vendors…you can be a part of the largest ranch oriented trade show in the United States! The 29th annual Sandhills Ranch Expo in Bassett, Nebraska  June 20 and 21! The Expo pulls in thousands of attendees with it’s unmatched variety of vendors, exhibits and entertainment! No matter what you sell – the Sandhills Ranch Expo is a great opportunity for anyone….so let’s set up shop shall we? Visit www.sandhillsranchexpo.com or call 684-2320.

* The Old Feed Store Art Center at 104 Clark Street in Bassett is open Monday evenings from 4 until 7 p.m.; Wednesdays from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m.; Friday evenings from 4 until 7 p.m.; and on Saturdays from 9 a.m. until noon.  Make sure to keep watch on their Facebook page and stay tuned for new and exciting happenings.

* Looking for local talent volunteers: The Activities Department at the Sandhills Care Center is looking for entertainment for Friday afternoons. This could include but is not limited to one-man bands, groups that play instruments, singers, piano players, etc. Any volunteers that would be willing to provide entertainment to the residents. If you or someone you know may be interested, please call Macey at 387-1294. As always – if you have a special talent, are a member of an organization or would just like to spend some time volunteering please contact Macey in activities to get something set up!

LOST & FOUND: 

* Missing: a brand new generator – still in box was taken from 5 miles west of Ainsworth. No questions will be asked if returned. If you have any information please call 308-645-7317.

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NEW ARRIVAL: 

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CARD SHOWER:

* Card Shower Request for Brendon Coutts who will be celebrating his 33rd birthday on April 23 – as Brendon is deployed it could take several weeks for cards to reach him. Please send to: Diette Glen, 428 E. Eighth St., Ainsworth, NE 69210. Attn: Brendon Coutts. (Diette will send them all together as each letter/card has to go to the post office and a customs form has to be filled out. This way she can send them all out in box/envelope. )

 


 

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