Observations all along the line - Kimball & the Southern Panhandle First

Living In The 'Gone Baby Gone' Category

Banner County

Good morning, sure has heated up around these parts. We seem to be having June and July in August, which fits pretty well into the “Gone Baby Gone” category.

Hard to believe September is just around the corner.

Summer street markets are still going and some peaches are starting to show up. The 18th Street Market and the one in Morrill are open on Saturday mornings from 8 to 11 a.m. for Scottsbluff and until 2 p.m. in Morrill.

The Gering Public Library will host the Chess Club tonight, August 24th, from 6:30-8 p.m.and they are having the final session in European Wines 101 – this one on wines from Portugal. This will be on Monday the 28th at 6 p.m. and more information is available at 436-7433.

The Leid Library in Scottsbluff is beginning some adult reading programs which will run August 28 to October 14. Registration is on the 28th at 9 a.m. for the “All Together Now ... Reading Bingo!” program, which will include several events and prizes.

There will be a FREE “Back to School Pool Night” at the Trails West YMCA Camp on Saturday, August 26th from 6-8 p.m. Everyone is welcome.

The SkyView Drive-In is still open and movies to be shown include a Semi-Annual 1950s Sci-Fi double feature on Friday, August 25 with “Attack of the 50 Foot Woman” and “The Beast from 20,000 Fathoms.” Show time is 8:10 p.m.

The showtime on the 26th for “Pee-Wee’s Big Adventure” also is 8:10 p.m., but on Wednesday, August 30th, movie time will be 8:30 p.m. and the movie will be “Army of Darkness” commemorating the 30th anniversary of this one.

Meanwhile, at the Midwest, from August 25-27 “Barbie” will be shown.

There will be a Layoff Service Orientation between 12:30 and 3:30 p.m. on Wednesday the 30th at the Harms Center. Help and services will be offered.

School has started at Banner County School, but the website is under construction and has limited information available.

Well, stay cool and have a great week. Take care until the next time, Barb Cross at 436-7152.