KNEB News Extra - July 29, 2016

July 29, 2016

Midwest Theater Executive Director Billy Estes joins Kevin Mooney on KNEB's News Extra Friday morning.

Billy makes the announcement of the exciting shows coming up in the Performing Arts Series.

He also discusses season tickets, the upcoming closure for 3 weeks for the lighting update, and family shows at the historic theater.

For tickets or information, contact the theater at 308-632-4311.


KNEB News Extra- July 28, 2016

July 28, 2016

Old West Balloon Fest Co-Chairs Brenda Leisy and Tom Horne join Dennis Ernest on KNEB's News Extra program Thursday morning.

They are on the program to talk about progress for this year's festival, including their newly redesigned website at oldwestballoonfest.com.

For information, contact Brenda at 308-633-1808 or Becky Horne at 308-641-2279.



KNEB News Extra - July 27, 2016

July 27, 2016

Scottsbluff Police Captain Tony Straub joins Kevin Mooney on KNEB's News Extra program Wednesday morning.

Captain Straub is on to talk about the 19th annual National Night Out celebration in downtown Scottsbluff.  It will be held next Tuesday, August 2nd from 6 to 8 p.m.

Full details are available at: http://www.scottsbluff.org/departments/police_and_emergency_management/national_nite_out.php


KNEB News Extra - July 26, 2016

July 26, 2016

Goshen County Fair Board member Mike McNamee joins Kevin Mooney on KNEB's News Extra program Tuesday morning.

Mike is on the program to promote all of the various activities associated with the 2016 Goshen County Fair, July 21st through July 30th.


KNEB News Extra - July 25, 2016

July 25, 2016

Phil Brooker and Robert Thomason join Kevin Mooney on KNEB's News Extra program Monday morning.

They are on the program to promote the Charity Par 3 Tournament presented by Ideal benefiting Festival of Hope.

For details, contact Monument Shadows Golf Course at 308-635-2277.

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KNEB News Extra - July 21, 2016

July 21, 2016

Kolene Woodward and Brad Van Pelt join Kevin Mooney on KNEB's News Extra program Thursday morning.

The are on the program to promote the special appearance of Kris 'Tanto' Paronto, a survivor of the September 11, 2012 attack in Benghazi, Libya.

The event will be held at the Gering Civic Center on Thursday, July 28th.

Tickets available at Neil Smith State Farm Insurance, J.C. Motorsports, Van Pelt Fencing, and First State Bank in Torrington.



KNEB News Extra - July 20, 2016

July 20, 2016

United Way of Western Nebraska board member and special events co-chair Trinity Burgner joins Kevin Mooney on KNEB's News Extra program Wednesday morning.

Trinity is on the program to remind folks to get their ducks purchased for the July 30th Rubber Duck Dash. 30 prizes including the top prize 2016 Chevy Camaro donated by Team Auto Center and the second place prize of a Honda side-by-side UTV donated by Sandberg Honda and 28 other great prizes.

Also, a reminder that the "Quackers and Cheese" Business After Hours for event sponsors will be held next Thursday at Team Auto Center.

KNEB News Extra - July 18, 2016

July 18, 2016

Shane Talkington joins Kevin Mooney on KNEB's News Extra program Monday morning.

Shane is on the program to talk about a couple of fun events you can still sign up for on August 2nd at the Scotts Bluff County Fair.

The Lawn Mower Races sponsored by the Scottsbluff FFA Alumni will be held at 7:30 p.m. Admission is $8, five and under free.

Entry fee is $15 per mower. For information, call Dallas Todd at 641-5783.

Held between the heats of the lawn mower races, there will be a 1 ton Tug of War for the first 16 teams registered and paid by July 31st will compete.

100% payback, 60/40 split for 1st & 2nd. Entry fee is $50 per team.

Official weigh-in will be between 5 to 6:30 p.m.
Maximum weight capacity per team 1,000 lbs.

For pre-registration call Shane Talkington at 631-5609.

KNEB News Extra - July 15, 2016

July 15, 2016

Mike Moravec and Corina Saldivar join Kevin Mooney on KNEB's News Extra program Friday morning.

They are on the program to talk about the Carpenter Center 20th Anniversary Celebration tomorrow (Saturday, July 16th) from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Activities planned include a 70' waterslide, bounce house, kids games, hotdogs, tumbling demonstrations (9 to noon), pickleball demonstrations (noon to 3 p.m.), 3 on 3 basketball, free throw contests, 3 point contests, and tours.


KNEB News Extra - July 13, 2016

July 13, 2016

North Platte Natural Resources District General Manager John Berge joins Steve Kjos on KNEB's News Extra program Wednesday morning.

John is on the program to talk about water sustainability efforts and about the NRD budget.

For information or details, contact the North Platte Natural Resources District at 632-2749 or go to npnrd.org.