Maxwell News

Staff Writer
Tri-County Times

Old Settler’s is coming up!

The committee asked me to get some information out there. As always, we don’t have enough space to print the entire schedule, so you can get all the information from the website at www.oldsettlers.com

There are also online registration forms for a few events there as well. Don’t forget to register for the parade, starting at 9 a.m. and ending at 10 a.m., location is the school bus barn. The parade start time has been pushed back to 10:30 a.m. this year. Advance ride ticket sales will continue until July 31, and they can be purchased at Main Street Floral during normal business hours, along with the raffle tickets. But don’t worry, raffle tickets will continue being sold almost until right up to the raffle drawing time, Sunday at 1 p.m.

Friday nights band will be Neil Hewitt and the Saturday night band will be Sneaky Pete.

The Royalty this year includes: Princess, Jayden Peters; Prince, Carson Myers; King and Queen, Randy and Julie Pritchard; Grand Marshal, Ray “Bubba” Sorensen II, who is the artist of all the Iowa Freedom Rocks and will be painting the Story County Freedom Rock in 2015.

Bill Riley Talent Search

Kids invited to compete in show on Aug. 2

The Bill Riley Talent Search and statewide presenting sponsor HyVee are excited to announce a local show in Maxwell. It will be held as part of the Old Settlers Celebration at 1 p.m. on Aug. 2. The show is open to the public. The Bill Riley Talent Search offers an opportunity to help young Iowans experience the excitement and dedication necessary to help them succeed in lifeas well as on stage. The goal is to promote self esteem, self discipline and self con?dence through participation in the performing arts. Young Iowans are invited to register to compete in the Sprout Division (ages 2-12) and Senior Division (ages 13-21) by contacting Tawnia Leslie at 515-450-1248.

The winning act from each division will qualify to compete at the Iowa State Fair in Des Moines, Aug. 7-17, with prize money at the Iowa State Fair championship totaling over $17,000. For more information about all of the local shows and contestant rules, please visit www.iowastatefair.org/competition/bill-riley-talent-search.