* 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,
* 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
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
* 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!
* 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
* 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
* 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
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
* 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
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.