Cozad Avenue Of Flags Is Increased By Eleven

Eleven new names were added to the Cozad Avenue of Flags at Veteran’s Memorial Park on Memorial Day.  New flags were flown for C. Wayne Hoffman, Jerald D. Olds, Johnny M. Rangel, Robert M. Matz, Dean E. Matthews, Frank R. Springer, Rolland Hood, Edwin A. Schmeeckle, John W. Zgud, Sr., James R. Cover and Richard F. Peterson.
These 11 names plus Raymond E. Marshall and Wallace J. Hannappel were etched into the Monument at the park.
Sgt. John Grinde, Senior Vice Commander of VFW Post #890 served as Master of Ceremonies for the service.
Members of Cozad Boy Scout Troop #189 presented the flags.
Ashton Dugan stirred up pride in those in attendance with her rendition of the National Anthem.
Elder Thomas Bond, Primitive Baptist Church, delivered the opening and closing prayers.
Judy Andres laid the memorial wreath on behalf of Ladies Auxiliary VFW Post #890.
Keynote speaker was Steve Zerr, the Dawson County Veterans Service Officer.
Kennedy Berreckman and Ashton Dugan performed patriotic selections to enhance the service.
The final salute was presented by the Cozad Honor Guard with Taps performed by Troi Arnold.

GBurg Fire Department Set To Host Annual Ball

Enjoying the moment with friends and family is the formula for an enjoyable time at the 40th Annual Gothenburg Volunteer Fire Department’s Fireman’s Ball that will be held on Saturday, June 6th.
Providing the entertainment for the Ball will be ‘Dustin Evans & Goodtimes’ band in downtown Gothenburg at the Gothenburg Fire Hall. Gates and food will be open from 6 p.m.-9 p.m. or until gone.
All individuals are encouraged to attend. You may purchase advance tickets for $15 or from any Gothenburg fireman. At the gate, admission will be $20. Minors welcome.

Car & Motorcycle Swap Meet & Flea Market To Be Held In Cozad

The Cozad Grand Generation Center will be hosting a Car & Motorcycle Swap Meet and Flea Market on Saturday, June 6th, 2015.
No admission will be charged for the event which will be held rain or shine from 8 a.m.-4 p.m.  Food will be available for purchase.
Vendors may set up beginning at 6 a.m. the morning of the meet on a first come – first served basis. Booths are $10 for a 10 X 15 space.
The Center is located at 410 W. 9th Street in Cozad.
For additional information please call Cozad Grand Generation Center Director Tamie Thurn at 308-784-2747.

Cozad Citywide Garage Sales Set For June 6th

A citywide garage/yard sale is planned in Cozad for June 6th.
Locations for sales are being coordinated with advertisements, which are published in next week’s  Tri-City TRIBUNE.
Times of neighborhood sales will be optional for the vendors involved.
A map of the sale locations will also be published in the TRIBUNE.

Reigning as queen:

REIGNING AS QUEEN of the sand pit was Lady Swede Senior Tiani Reeves as she claimed the Nebraska All-Class Gold Medals in the long (18’1.75”) and triple (38’7.75”) jumps.

Casey Donahew Band To Highlight Eustis Festival

The Casey Donahew Band is hoping that the second time is the charm, as they will highlight the 2015 Wurst Tag celebration that will be held on June 13th in Eustis.
The Casey Donahew Band is one of the most popular bands in Red Dirt Country music and they are bringing their talents to the Sausage Capitol of Nebraska this upcoming summer. Opening up for the Donahew band will be JB and the Moonshine Band. Tickets will be available for purchase on March 1st.
Many of the traditional events that are held each year during the Wurst Tag celebration are in the planning stages and the details are being worked out currently by the Wurst Tag Committee for the upcoming event.

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