Current Community Events

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KBRB COMMUNITY EVENTS
WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 19, 2022

Program reminder: University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension Service report airs on KBRB’s Open Line program at approximately 9:35 a.m.

Events                                   

* Driver’s license exams given in the Cherry County Courthouse at Valentine from 9 a.m. until noon and from 1 until 4 p.m.

* Library Hours: Rock County: 10 a.m. until 6:30 p.m. Keya Paha County: 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. Ainsworth: 1 until 5 p.m.

* Long Pine Heritage Society meeting, 10 a.m.

* Ainsworth Assembly of God Church: Adult Bible study, 10 a.m. Children’s Bible club, 3:30 p.m.

* Ainsworth Senior Center: Exercise class, 10:30 a.m. Chicken Foot, 1 p.m.

* Atkinson-Stuart Food Pantry open from 11 a.m. until 1 p.m. at 108 W. State St. in Atkinson.

* Ainsworth High School band harmony bridge, 1 p.m.

* Ainsworth Church of the Nazarene: Excavators Club, 3:30 p.m. Teens meet at 6:30 p.m. in The Connection. Prayer and praise service, 7 p.m.

* Ainsworth United Methodist Church:  Kids Zone, cancelled, Pre-Teen Youth Group, cancelled, Junior High and Senior High UMYF, 7 p.m.

* Brown County Farm Bureau membership meeting, 5:30 p.m.

* Ainsworth Does meeting, 7:30 p.m. in the Elks Lodge.

KBRB COMMUNITY EVENTS
THURSDAY, JANUARY 20, 2022

Program reminders: Springview area news airs at 9:35 a.m. The Ainsworth Library Report airs at approximately 9:47 a.m. on KBRB’s Open Line program. Ainsworth girls and boys basketball at North Central airs at 6 p.m. on AM 1400, FM 106.3 and the web. West Holt girls and boys basketball at Boyd County airs at 6:15 p.m. on FM 92.7 and the web.

Events

* Driver’s license exams are given in the Blaine County Courthouse at Brewster from 8:15 a.m. until noon and from 12:30 until 1:45 p.m.

* Library Hours: Rock County: 10 a.m. until 5:30 p.m. Ainsworth: 11 a.m. until 5 p.m.

* Century Lumber will be closed from 10 a.m. until noon to allow employees to attend a funeral service.

* Ainsworth Senior Center: Cribbage, 1 p.m.

* Niobrara Council meeting, 1:30 p.m. in The Peppermill at Valentine.

* Long Pine Chamber of Commerce meeting, 6 p.m. in the Quilts and Crafts store.
* Bassett United Methodist Women’s meeting, 6:30 p.m.

* Alcoholics Anonymous meeting, 8 p.m. in the St. Peter Lutheran Church at Bassett.

Sports

* Ainsworth JV and varsity girls and boys basketball at North Central, 4 p.m. at Rock County. The JV teams will play three quarters. The varsity games are scheduled for 6 and 7:45 p.m.

* West Holt JV and varsity girls and boys basketball at Boyd County, 4 p.m. The varsity games are scheduled for 6:15 and 8 p.m.

* West Holt junior high boys basketball hosts Summerland, 4:30 p.m.

* North Central and West Holt wrestling at the Niobrara Valley Conference Meet, 5 p.m. at Summerland.

* Stuart JV and varsity girls and boys basketball at Valentine, 4:30 p.m. The varsity games are scheduled for 6 and 7:45 p.m.

KBRB COMMUNITY EVENTS
FRIDAY, JANUARY 21, 2022

Program reminders: North Central girls and boys basketball at Anselmo-Merna airs at 6 p.m. on AM 1400, FM 106.3 and the web. Stuart girls and boys basketball vs. Santee airs at 6 p.m. on FM 92.7 and the web.

Events

* Promise Keepers Bible study, 6:30 a.m. in the D&B Cafe at Ainsworth.

* Driver’s license exams are given in the Brown County Courthouse at Ainsworth from 8 a.m. until noon and from 1 until 4:45 p.m.

* Library Hours: Rock County: 10 a.m. until 5:30 p.m. Ainsworth: 11 a.m. until 5 p.m. Keya Paha County: 1 until 5 p.m.

* North Central Community Care Partnership and Substance Abuse Prevention Coalition annual meeting, 10 a.m. in the North Central District Health Department office at O’Neill.

* Lunch is served in The Connection on Main Street from 11:30 a.m. until 1 p.m. for a freewill donation.

* Ainsworth Senior Center: Bridge, 1 p.m.

* Holt County Spelling Bee, 1 p.m. in O’Neill Elementary.

* The Grand Theater in Ainsworth is showing “Spider-Man: No Way Home” at 7 p.m.

Sports

* Ainsworth girls wrestling at the Lexington Invitational, 3 p.m.

* North Central JV and varsity girls and boys basketball at Anselmo-Merna, 4:30 p.m. at Merna. The varsity games are scheduled for 6 and 7:45 p.m.

* West Holt JV and varsity girls and boys basketball hosts Elgin/Elgin Pope John, 4:30 p.m. The varsity games are scheduled for 6:15 and 8 p.m.

* Stuart varsity girls and boys basketball hosts Santee, 6 and 7:45 p.m.

KBRB COMMUNITY EVENTS
SATURDAY, JANUARY 22, 2022

Program reminders: Ainsworth girls and boys basketball at Ogallala airs at 3:30 p.m. on FM 92.7 and the web. Husker men’s basketball at Ohio State airs at 12:15 p.m. on AM 1400 and FM 106.3.

Events

* Ainsworth speech at the Broken Bow Invitational, 8 a.m.

* Rock County, Stuart and West Holt speech at the Summerland Invitational, 8 a.m.

* The Old Feed Store Art Center is open from 9 a.m. until noon at Bassett.

* Library Hours: Rock County: 9 a.m. until noon. Ainsworth: 1 until 5 p.m.

* Ainsworth Senior Center afternoon cards, 1 p.m.

* The Ainsworth Area Chamber of Commerce has cancelled its annual meeting due to increased COVID cases and other illness in the community and will hold a virtual meeting at a later date.

* Ainsworth St. Pius X Catholic Church: Mass, 6:15 p.m.

* The Grand Theater in Ainsworth is showing “Spider-Man: No Way Home” at 7 p.m.

* Alcoholics Anonymous meeting, 8 p.m. in the Pine Valley Resort.

Sports

* Ainsworth, North Central and Stuart junior high boys basketball at the West Holt Tournament, 9 a.m.

* North Central JV girls and boys basketball at the Niobrara-Verdigre Tournament, 10 a.m. at Niobrara.

* North Central and West Holt wrestling at the Neligh-Oakdale Invitational, 10 a.m.

* Ainsworth wrestling at the Mullen Invitational, 10:30 a.m.

* Ainsworth JV and varsity girls and boys basketball at Ogallala, 2 p.m. CST. The varsity games are scheduled for 3:30 and 5:15 p.m.

KBRB COMMUNITY EVENTS
SUNDAY, JANUARY 23, 2022

Program reminder: Husker women’s basketball at Illinois airs at 1:45 p.m. on AM 1400 and FM 106.3.

Church services

Ainsworth

* Ainsworth United Methodist Church: Early worship 8 a.m. Worship 10:30 a.m., also broadcast on KBRB AM 1400 and on the Web at www.kbrb.net.  

* Ainsworth Zion Lutheran Church: Worship, 3 p.m.

* Ainsworth Assembly of God Church: Fellowship breakfast, 9 a.m. Sunday school, 9:30 a.m. Worship, 10:30 a.m. Evening worship, 7 p.m.

* Ainsworth Nazarene Church: Sunday school, 9:45 a.m. Worship, 10:45 a.m.

* Ainsworth Parkside Berean Church: Sunday school, 10 a.m. Worship, 11 a.m.

* Ainsworth Evangelical Free Church: Worship, 10 a.m. Children’s classes, 10 a.m. Guest speakers Lanny and Marilyn Johnson with the Alpha Omega Institute, 7 p.m. at 87804 Bumblebee Road.

* Ainsworth St. Pius X Catholic Church: Mass, 10:30 a.m.

* Ainsworth Congregational Church: Worship, 11 a.m.

Atkinson

* St. John’s Lutheran Church worship, 9 a.m. Sunday school and fellowship, 10 a.m.

Bassett

* Bassett Holy Cross Catholic Church: Mass, 8:30 a.m.

* Bassett United Methodist Church: Worship, 9:15 a.m.

* Emmanuel Community Church of Bassett: Sunday school, 9:30 a.m. Worship, 10:30 a.m.

* Bassett Assembly of God Church: Worship, 5:30 p.m.

* Bassett St. Peter Lutheran Church: Sunday school and fellowship, 10 a.m. Worship, 11 a.m.

* Bassett St. Mary Episcopal Church: Worship, 10 a.m.

* Sybrant Community Church southeast of Bassett: Sunday school, 10 a.m. Worship and children’s church, 11 a.m.

Brewster

* St. John’s Lutheran Church near Brewster: Worship, 2 p.m. Sunday school, 3 p.m.

Burton

* Burton Assembly of God Church morning service airs at 8 a.m. on KBRB FM 92.7.

Johnstown

* Johnstown United Methodist Church: Worship, 9:15 a.m.

Long Pine

* Faith Christian Fellowship Church: Worship, 10:30 a.m.

Springview

* Springview United Methodist Church:  Sunday school, 10 a.m., Worship, 11 a.m.

* New Hope Community Church: Sunday school, 10 a.m. Worship, 11 a.m.

KBRB will provide updated information regarding all church services in the area. In an effort to provide current and correct information, mail any updated information to KBRB at P.O. Box 285, Ainsworth, NE 69210.

Other events

* Stuart Bronco Building for the Future meeting, 3 p.m. in the gym.

* The Grand Theater in Ainsworth is showing “Spider-Man: No Way Home” at 4 p.m.

* Newport Volunteer Fire Department freewill donation pancake dinner, 5 p.m. until gone in the fire hall.

KBRB COMMUNITY EVENTS
MONDAY, JANUARY 24, 2022

Program reminders: The Rock County Library Report airs on Open Line at 9:35 a.m. Ainsworth girls vs. McCook at 4:30 p.m. followed by the Ainsworth boys vs. Valentine in the Opening round of the Southwest Conference Basketball Tournament airs on KBRB FM 92.7 and the web.

Events

* Driver’s license exams are given in the Boyd County Courthouse at Butte from 8:45 a.m. until noon and from 12:30 until 2 p.m.

* Library Hours: Rock County: 10 a.m. until 5:30 p.m. Ainsworth: 11 a.m. until 5 p.m.

* Ainsworth Senior Center: Pitch party, 1 p.m.

* Ainsworth Elks Lodge meeting, 8 p.m.

Sports

* West Holt junior high boys basketball hosts Boyd County, 4:30 p.m.

* Southwest Conference Basketball Tournament opening round:
Girls: No. 4 Ainsworth hosts No. 5 McCook, 4:30 p.m. No. 1 Broken Bow hosts No. 8 Valentine, 6 p.m. No. 3 Minden hosts No. 6 Ogallala, 5 p.m. No. 2 Gothenburg hosts No. 7 Cozad, 6 p.m.
Boys: No. 1 Ainsworth hosts No. 8 Valentine, 6 p.m. No. 4 Minden hosts No. 5 Cozad, 7 p.m. No. 3 McCook hosts No. 6 Gothenburg, 6 p.m. No. 2 Ogallala hosts No. 7 Broken Bow, 6 p.m. 

* North Central junior high boys basketball hosts Burwell, 6 p.m. at Rock County.

KBRB COMMUNITY EVENTS
TUESDAY, JANUARY 25, 2022

Program reminders: Ainsworth Community Schools personnel are guests on KBRB’s Open Line program at approximately 9:35 a.m. West Holt girls and boys basketball at Neligh-Oakdale airs at 6:15 p.m. on FM 92.7 and the web. Husker men’s basketball vs. Wisconsin airs at 7 p.m. on AM 1400 and FM 106.3.

Events       

* New Song Ladies community Bible study, 8 a.m. in The Connection on Main Street.

* Driver’s license exams are given in the Cherry County Courthouse at Valentine from 9 a.m. until noon and from 1 until 4 p.m.

* Ainsworth Zion Lutheran Church: Home Bible study, 9:30 a.m.

* Cherry County Commissioners meeting, 10 a.m. in the courthouse at Valentine.

* Keya Paha County Commissioners meeting, 10 a.m. in the courthouse at Springview.

* Library Hours: Rock County, 10 a.m. until 5:30 p.m. Ainsworth: 11 a.m. until 7 p.m. Keya Paha County: 1 until 5 p.m.

* Ainsworth Senior Center: Pinochle party, 1 p.m.

* Ainsworth Community Schools PBIS family engagement night, 6 p.m.
* Ainsworth American Legion, Legion Auxiliary and Sons of the American Legion meeting, 7:30 p.m.

* Alcoholics Anonymous meeting, 8 p.m. in the Pine Valley Resort.

Sports

* West Holt JV and varsity girls and boys basketball at Neligh-Oakdale, 4 p.m. The varsity games are scheduled for 6:15 and 8 p.m.

* West Holt junior high boys basketball hosts Stuart, 6 p.m.

* North Central wrestling at the Summerland Duals Meet, 7 p.m.

KBRB COMMUNITY EVENTS
WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 26, 2022

Program reminder: University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension Service report airs on KBRB’s Open Line program at approximately 9:35 a.m.

Events

* Driver’s license exams are given in the Cherry County Courthouse at Valentine from 9 a.m. until noon and from 1 until 4 p.m.

* There is a 10 a.m. late start at West Holt Public Schools today.

* Library Hours: Rock County: 10 a.m. until 6:30 p.m. Keya Paha County: 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. Ainsworth: 1 until 5 p.m.

* Ainsworth Assembly of God Church: Adult Bible study, 10 a.m. Children’s Bible club, 3:30 p.m.

* The Ainsworth first through eight grade written spelling contest is being held today in classrooms.

* Ainsworth Senior Center: Exercise class, 10:30 a.m. Chicken Foot, 1 p.m.

* Ainsworth Church of the Nazarene: Excavators Club, 3:30 p.m. Teens meet at 6:30 p.m. in The Connection. Prayer and praise service, 7 p.m.

* Ainsworth United Methodist Church:  Kids Zone, 3:30 p.m. Pre-Teen Youth Group, 3:45 p.m. Junior High and Senior High UMYF, 7 p.m.

* Rock County Library Board meeting, 6 p.m.

* Brown County Arts Council meeting, 6:15 p.m. in the Union Bank meeting room.

KBRB COMMUNITY EVENTS
THURSDAY, JANUARY 27, 2022

Program reminders: Springview area news airs at 9:35 a.m. The Ainsworth Library Report airs at approximately 9:47 a.m. on KBRB’s Open Line program. Stuart girls and boys basketball at O’Neill St. Mary’s airs at 6:30 p.m. on FM 92.7 and the web. Possible Southwest Conference Tournament consolation round. Possible Husker women’s basketball vs. Wisconsin airs at 6:45 p.m. on AM 1400 and FM 106.3 if no Southwest Conference basketball.

Events

* Driver’s license exams are given in the Rock County Courthouse at Bassett from 9:30 a.m. until noon and from 1 until 4:30 p.m.

* Library Hours: Rock County: 10 a.m. until 5:30 p.m. Ainsworth: 11 a.m. until 5 p.m.

* Ainsworth Senior Center: Cribbage, 1 p.m.

* Brown County Hospital Board of Trustees special meeting, 3:45 p.m. regarding workforce.

* Sandhills Discovery Foundation Board meeting, 4 p.m. in the Ainsworth Public Library.

* Rock County Booster Club winter activity dinner, 6:30 p.m.

* Alcoholics Anonymous meeting, 8 p.m. in the St. Peter Lutheran Church at Bassett.

Sports

* Southwest Conference Basketball Tournament consolation round, times and matchups TBA.

* Ainsworth junior high boys basketball at Valentine, 4:30 p.m.

* West Holt JV and varsity girls and boys basketball hosts O’Neill, 4:45 p.m. The varsity games are scheduled for 6:15 and 8 p.m.

* Stuart varsity girls and boys basketball at O’Neill St. Mary’s, 6:30 and 8 p.m.

KBRB COMMUNITY EVENTS
FRIDAY, JANUARY 28, 2022

Program reminders: Ainsworth and North Central wrestling quadrangular airs at 6 p.m. on FM 92.7 and the web. Possible Southwest Conference Basketball Tournament semifinals on AM 1400, FM 106.3 and the web.

Events

* Promise Keepers Bible study, 6:30 a.m. in the D&B Cafe at Ainsworth.

* Driver’s license exams are given in the Brown County Courthouse at Ainsworth from 8 a.m. until noon and from 1 until 4:45 p.m.

* Library Hours: Rock County: 10 a.m. until 5:30 p.m. Ainsworth: 11 a.m. until 5 p.m. Keya Paha County: 1 until 5 p.m.

* Lunch is served in The Connection on Main Street from 11:30 a.m. until 1 p.m. for a freewill donation.

* Ainsworth Community Schools Oral Spelling Bee, 12:45 p.m. in the Learning Center.

* Ainsworth Senior Center: Bridge, 1 p.m.

* Brown County Hospital Board of Trustees special meeting, 3:45 p.m. regarding workforce.

* The Grand Theater in Ainsworth is showing “Sing 2” at 7 p.m.

Sports

* Southwest Conference Basketball Tournament semifinals, matchups and times TBA.

* Ainsworth wrestling hosts a quadrangular, 6 p.m. in McAndrew Gymnasium. North Central is among the teams competing.

KBRB COMMUNITY EVENTS
SATURDAY, JANUARY 29, 2022

Program reminders: Opening round of the Niobrara Valley Conference Basketball Tournament airs on FM 92.7 and the web, times and matchups TBA. Possible Southwest Conference Basketball Tournament championship games on AM 1400, FM 106.3 and the web. Possible Husker men’s basketball vs. Rutgers at 4:30 p.m. on AM 1400 and FM 106.3 if no Southwest Conference Tournament basketball.

Events

* The Old Feed Store Art Center is open from 9 a.m. until noon at Bassett.

* Library Hours: Rock County: 9 a.m. until noon. Ainsworth: 1 until 5 p.m.

* Ainsworth speech at the Gordon-Rushville Invitational, 9:30 a.m.

* Stuart and West Holt speech at the Ord Invitational.

* Ainsworth Senior Center afternoon cards, 1 p.m.

* Ainsworth St. Pius X Catholic Church: Mass, 6:15 p.m.

* The Grand Theater in Ainsworth is showing “Sing 2” at 7 p.m.

* Alcoholics Anonymous meeting, 8 p.m. in the Pine Valley Resort.

Sports

* North Central junior high boys basketball at the Colome, S.D., Tournament, 9 a.m.

* West Holt wrestling at the Plainview Invitational, 9:30 a.m.

* Ainsworth Wrestling Invitational, 10 a.m. in McAndrew Gymnasium. North Central is among the teams competing.

* Ainsworth junior high boys basketball at the Valentine Tournament, 10 a.m.

* Southwest Conference Basketball Tournament third-place and championship games, times and matchups TBA.

* Niobrara Valley Conference Basketball Tournament opening round, matchups and times TBA.

KBRB COMMUNITY EVENTS
SUNDAY, JANUARY 30, 2022

Program reminder: Husker women’s basketball vs. Purdue airs at 1:45 p.m. on AM 1400 and FM 106.3.

Church services

Ainsworth

* Ainsworth United Methodist Church: Early worship 8 a.m. Worship 10:30 a.m., also broadcast on KBRB AM 1400 and on the Web at www.kbrb.net.  

* Ainsworth Zion Lutheran Church: Worship, 3 p.m.

* Ainsworth Assembly of God Church: Fellowship breakfast, 9 a.m. Sunday school, 9:30 a.m. Worship, 10:30 a.m. Evening worship, 7 p.m.

* Ainsworth Nazarene Church: Sunday school, 9:45 a.m. Worship, 10:45 a.m. Potluck, noon.

* Ainsworth Parkside Berean Church: Sunday school, 10 a.m. Worship, 11 a.m.

* Ainsworth Evangelical Free Church: Worship, 10 a.m. Children’s classes, 10 a.m.

* Ainsworth St. Pius X Catholic Church: Mass, 10:30 a.m.

* Ainsworth Congregational Church: Worship, 11 a.m.

Atkinson

* St. John’s Lutheran Church worship, 9 a.m. Sunday school and fellowship, 10 a.m.

Bassett

* Bassett Holy Cross Catholic Church: Mass, 8:30 a.m.

* Bassett United Methodist Church: Worship, 9:15 a.m.

* Emmanuel Community Church of Bassett: Sunday school, 9:30 a.m. Worship, 10:30 a.m.

* Bassett Assembly of God Church: Worship, 5:30 p.m.

* Bassett St. Peter Lutheran Church: Sunday school and fellowship, 10 a.m. Worship, 11 a.m.

* Bassett St. Mary Episcopal Church: Worship, 10 a.m.

* Sybrant Community Church southeast of Bassett: Sunday school, 10 a.m. Worship and children’s church, 11 a.m.

Brewster

* St. John’s Lutheran Church near Brewster: Worship, 2 p.m. Sunday school, 3 p.m.

Burton

* Burton Assembly of God Church morning service airs at 8 a.m. on KBRB FM 92.7.

Johnstown

* Johnstown United Methodist Church: Worship, 9:15 a.m.

Long Pine

* Faith Christian Fellowship Church: Worship, 10:30 a.m.

Springview

* Springview United Methodist Church:  Sunday school, 10 a.m., Worship, 11 a.m.

* New Hope Community Church: Sunday school, 10 a.m. Worship, 11 a.m.

KBRB will provide updated information regarding all church services in the area. In an effort to provide current and correct information, mail any updated information to KBRB at P.O. Box 285, Ainsworth, NE 69210.

Other events

* The Grand Theater in Ainsworth is showing “Sing 2” at 4 p.m.

KBRB COMMUNITY EVENTS
MONDAY, JANUARY 31, 2022

Program reminders: The Rock County Library Report airs on Open Line at 9:35 a.m. Niobrara Valley Conference Boys Basketball Tournament quarterfinals, times and matchups TBA.

Events

* Library Hours: Rock County: 10 a.m. until 5:30 p.m. Ainsworth: 11 a.m. until 5 p.m.

* Ainsworth Senior Center: Pitch party, 1 p.m.

Sports

* Ainsworth reserve girls and boys basketball at Winner, S.D., 6 p.m.

* Ainsworth junior high boys basketball hosts North Central, 6 p.m.

* Niobrara Valley Conference Boys Basketball Tournament quarterfinals, times and matchups TBA.