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Murdock News August 15, 2018

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 Murdock Clean-up Day is Saturday, August 25th in the morning.
More details to follow in next week’s newsletter.

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Our goal is to provide smiles to those who live here or who pass through downtown Murdock through a variety of events. It is hoped that all past events like the scarecrows, Christmas in Murdock decorations, spring flowers, etc. will continue.

Thank-you and much appreciation to all who helped and continue to help in big ways and in little ways

Cass County Fair

What a great Fair! A great time to catch up with old friends and meet new ones. I don't know about you, but it took me an hour and a half to walk from the Open Class building to the Figure 8 races at the "pits". Around every corner was a friend I haven't talked to since the last fair. 

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It was even a chance to meet new people and make new friends. Norina is one of the newest Elmwood-Murdock  High School exchange students from Japan. The Philson family is her host family. Noah and Micah made sure to give Norina the experience of the Fair parade on Saturday night and some true Nebraska sweet corn. 

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Stayed tuned soon for a highlight on each one of our exchange students in the weeks to come.

Several community members won ribbons in both the Open and 4-H class. It was a great place to see friends you only see one time a year. Here are just a few photos of the local winners and their creations. 

casscountyfair 2018cI love looking at all the entries and learning about the talents Murdock friends have that I didn't even know existed. Wow Linda, you are quite the artist!

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Congratulations to everyone who won and participated. Without all the entries there would be nothing to see. Murdock is full of creative people. 

In addition, you earn money for every ribbon you receive. Keep a copy of the Cass County Fair book handy and when you feel crafty pick something from a fair category then every month you will have 12 new projects to enter. Get the kids involved and they might even earn enough to pay for their Midway ride tickets.

August 19th is the "Sundae" School Kick-OFF with Ice Cream Sundays for everyone during Sunday School.

All are welcome!

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9:15 Sunday School & Bible Class

10:30 am Divine Service  

Listen to the weekly sermon anytime at Pastor Brent Kuhlman's Blog  


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School is starting this week!!

Can you believe the summer is over and fall is here?

Please feel free to send me photos of the first day of school, cheer camp, new teacher announcements, photos from football games etc. Feel free to share club news, sporting events, and other school activities.

The Elmwood-Murdock marching band, flag squad and Spirit Squad performed at the Cass County Fair

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Send your alumni news to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. and let's recognize the achievements of our alumni. 


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There is a wealth of information on the new Elmwood-Murdock website. It is updated on a daily basis by various teachers and department heads. 

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Worship Time: 9:30 am Sunday

Children's Sunday School: 9:55-10:30

PH 402 867-3191 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

(dismissed from worship following the "Children's Chat")

 EMMA Merchants Association Meeting 
Please join us for our next meeting on Monday, August 20th at 7:00 p.m. at the Elmwood Community Center.

Meeting agenda is below. All Elmwood and Murdock businesses are invited to attend. 

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 Area News

Benefit for Lauren Platt
September 7, 6:30 - 1:00 am
Quonset Bar and Grill
Elmwood NE

Darin Platts wife Lauren has been battling illness for a long time now. Several months ago she was FINALLY diagnosed with Chronic Lyme Disease after years of hospital stays, treatments, specialists, and emergency room visits.

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Currently, shes lost half of her vision and use a walker. She has almost lost her life once already resulting in a lengthy hospital stay. They are aiming to send her to the Hansa Center in Wichita, KS for alternative treatment. The only problem is that the 3 wk program is very expensive and with all of the other medical bills, medication, and trips out state for Lyme literate doctors, they are unable to send her at this time.

As a mother of a young son and wife to a husband, she fights for her life every day for her family.

There will be a free will donation for pulled pork sandwiches, beans and a bag of chips. Also, a silent auction will also take place with karaoke following. If your able to make it all proceeds will go directly to Darin and Lauren to help out with all of the medical expenses they will incur through this tough time. Let's all show our support for a great friend and family.

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 The Rev. Pastor Dianna Clark, from Iowa, will be in Elmwood Christian Church August 19th to meet folks. Church people will be bringing in a pot-luck luncheon meal after the 10 AM service. Dianna will be preaching her first sermon here on August 26th. Whoever you are and where ever you are on life’s journey you are welcome at this event.

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 Elmwood Park 

The Farmer's Market will be open from June to October and anyone is welcome to participate.

There is no sign-up sheet or a fee...just show up and set up and sell your items.

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August 18 - Terry Hovey & Friends

September 1 - Steve Jensen & Friends

September 15 - Larry Hanson & Friends

September 29 - Fred Larson &Friends

October 13 - FREE ADMISSION! CCMT Anniversary Show!
October 27 - Frank Bigelow & Friends

November 10 - Warren Brewer & Friends

November 24 - Josh Krohn & Dirty River Ramblers

December 8 - Christmas Show,

(Young musicians, up to 16 years old will be entertaining!)

** 7 PM, Monday, December 31, New Year's Eve Party!


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