News Briefs

Kids Fishing Day June 1 in Basin
Join the Town of Basin and the Basin Area Chamber at the town’s fishing pond on June 1 at 8 a.m. This event marks the kick-off of Saturday’s Lilac Days schedule.
Free kids fishing poles will be available from North Platte Walleyes Unlimited. Three fishing boxes will go to the children who catch the biggest fish of different species.
The fishing pond is located behind the schools in Basin and can be accessed from A Street.

No June 2 worship services at Grace, Zion Lutheran churches
Grace Lutheran Church in Greybull and Zion Lutheran Church in Emblem will not have their regular services on Sunday, June 2.
Instead, the congregations ask their members to attend Saint John’s Lutheran Church in Lovell. At 9:15 am., Pastor Tim Rossow will give a presentation about Luther Classical College in Casper. Worship will be at 10:30 a.m., followed by a meeting with the three congregations to arrange pastoral care during the vacancy at Grace and Zion.

Weston family welcomes Cora
Cody and Sara Weston of Otto have announced the birth of a daughter, Cora Janellen, at 4:29 p.m. May 9 at Powell Valley Healthcare.  She weighed 6 pounds, 12 ounces and measured 19 inches.
Cora has two siblings, James Tyler, 7, and Peter Ray, 2.

Shell Cowboy Church to host VBS, soccer camp next week
The Shell Cowboy Church has announced plans for Vacation Bible School and soccer camp activities next week in Greybull.  The dates are Tuesday, May 28 through Thursday, May 30.
The soccer camp runs from 8:30 to 11:30 a.m. all three days at Greybull Elementary School. For more info, contact Pastor James Scott, 307-431-0725.
VBS, featuring games and activities for kids ages 3 through 12, will follow on those same days from 5 to 8 p.m. at the Herb Asp Community Center.  Supper will be provided from 5 to 5:30 p.m. For more info, contact Rebecca Scott, 307-431-9320.

Annual Kane bus tour scheduled for June 1

Lovell-Kane Area Museum board president Karen Spragg has announced that the annual Kane bus tour will be held Saturday, June 1.
The tour will include tours of the old Kane townsite, the ML Ranch, John Blue’s rock cabin and the Kane Cemetery, where they will do some grave dowsing.
As the bus travels from site to site, stories about the pioneers will be shared.
The bus will leave the museum, 354 Oregon in Lovell, at 9 a.m. Those attending are asked to bring a lunch, wear walking shoes and bring a jacket in case of bad weather. Water will be furnished.