Churches
Events
Organizations
School
Utilities
Emergency
Medical
Library
Cemetery
Post Office
ISP
Parks
Village Office

Potter Statistics
Nebraska Tourism
  Potter's vital statistics
INFORMATION suggests new households are moving into town for the following reasons:
  • Attraction of regional jobs, particularly in Sidney,
           which is only a 20  minute commute.
  • Community appearance and size.
  • Superior school system ~  Potter-Dix Public School.
  • Sense of community and friendliness.
  • Affordable housing.
                   
    During the 1980's, Potter staked out a claim as a unique community in the Panhandle area. Potter's population grew, largely as a result of attracting both younger families and senior households. This trend toward positive migration and growth is a strong foundation for future development. A high degree of community pride and activism has helped secure the town's role as an excellent living environment.

You know you're in a small town when . . . .

   .. your area code is as large as the population.
   .. children are our most important commodity.
   .. you hear a dog barking and you know whose it is.
   .. you get a wrong number and talk for 15 minutes anyway.
   .. the main street really is.
   .. the talk over the backyard fence isn't always gossip!
   .. Sundays are what Sundays should be.
   .. the only time you need to lock your car is during zucchini season.
   .. you can't walk for exercise, because everyone who drives by offers you a ride.

 

General Information

Cemetery,  Potter Rural
     1 mile south of Potter    contact: Hal Enevoldsen

Emergency:    
  check the page Potter Volunteer Fire Department
     The Potter Volunteer Fire Department 
                meets the
1st Thursday of  each month
     The Potter Volunteer Fire Department  Board of Trustees
                meets the
1st Saturday
of each month
                                                                                               
             Fire Whistle Codes:  
             1 minute blast - pause- repeat - Civil Defense Emergency (tornado etc.)
      Volunteer Fire Department           911       
      Volunteer Rescue Unit                  911                                       
      Cheyenne County Sheriff              911                                                                
      Nebraska State Patrol                 1-800-525-5555

Fire Hall

Available for Rental   Contact Jim Frei 308-879-4550
Meetings, receptions, classes, etc..

Hospital:
    Memorial Hospital, Sidney .....................1-308-254-5825
    Kimball County Hospital, Kimball ..........1-308-235-3621
    Poison Control Center.............................1-800-955-9119

Library:   879-4345
    Wednesday 9 am - noon & 1pm-5pm
    Saturday 9 am - noon
            children's reading programs  -  outdoor reading garden  -  copy machine

Legion Hall
Available for rent for events and functions.
Contact: Jerry Steele

Museums:     
Potter Historical Museum - Sherman Street,
Potter Depot Museum - Front Street,
  Call any number listed in museum window.

Parks & Recreation
American Legion Park - Front Street between Rose and Locust. 
     Playground, restrooms, tables, grills and horseshoe pit.
Sand Volleyball Court - Downtown on Sherman Street
Prairie Pine Golf Course - 308-879-4469   7 holes - cart rentals - concessions. 
                 Memberships available.
Reading Garden -  downtown between library and senior citizens center
Railroad Park - Front Street downtown between Chestnut and Elm.

Recycling, Potter-Dix
Self-serve recycle bin located east of the fire hall.

Youth Center, Potter
For youth activities and available for rent for other functions.
Contact: Vicki Hilpert

U.S. Post Office
Zip code 69156
Monday through Friday 7 am - 11:45 am and 1 p.m. -4 p.m.: Saturday 7 am-9:30 am

Web Page
http://www.potterne.com

Village Office:     879-4332

  • Tues, Wed, Thur from 8 am � Noon
    Clerk: Melissa Waggoner    Maintenance: Jay Rundell       Mayor: Casey Smith
  • Landfill for grass & leaves. Located north town  (plastic bags must be taken home for disposal)
    Monday & Wednesday 5 p.m. - 7pm, Saturday 2pm-6pm. 
  • Dog Leash Laws in effect 24 hours a day, year round.  Tags on sale & delinquent April 30 each year.
      Fees -$2.00 for each male dog & spayed female dog.  $3.00 for each unspayed female dog.

High West Energy
Main office: Pine Bluffs, Wyoming.
Call 888-834-1657 or 307-245-3261 for more information Payment drop box located at Potter HWE office
Deposit or letter from previous utilities company required to open accounts.
Web � www.highwestenergy.com  E-mail � info@highwestenergy.com

Kinder Morgan
Scottsbluff 1-800-563-0012  -  24 hr. answering service.   Service man in Potter on Wednesdays.

TV Cable Service
Dalton Telephone    www.daltontel.net  866-542-6779
CenturyLinkDeals.com, an authorized dealer for CenturyLink.

Telephone Service
Embarq Telephone
CenturyLinkDeals.com, an authorized dealer for CenturyLink.

ISP -  Internet Service Providers

  • Dalton Telephone  high speed Cable Broadband (village only)  866-542-6779
  • Embarq- high speed DSL (village only)
  • CenturyLinkDeals.com, an authorized dealer for CenturyLink.
  • Action Communication - 1-800-558-7836  or 308-632-7836 
    dial-up & highspeed for village & rural. 
    Call for wireless coverage
    and pricing.  Located at:  1524 Broadway, Scottsbluff, NE.

Rural providers: Call for current pricing since it varies.

Action Communication - 1-800-558-7836  or 308-632-7836 
VistaBeam   888 251-0920
WildBlue    877-566-9965 
TelecomWest  308-762-4072

  Churches

Prairie West Church
Church Office,  904 Sheridan  308-879-4583
Sunday Church Service : Winter: 10:30 am Summer months 9:00 am
    Communion: First Sunday and festivals
Women of the ELCA: First Thursday of each month.
Bible Study: First Thursday
United Methodist Women: Second Wednesday 2 p.m.
Evening Group: Third Thursday
Service Group: First Thursday 1:30 p.m.

St.Pauls Lutheran Church: Missouri Synod  4450 Rd 89    308-879-4437
Pastor Ted Bourrett    Residence 308-879-4532
    Located: 7 miles north on oil road number 76,
                    6 miles east on road 46,and 1/2 mile south on road 89
Sunday Church Service: 9am
Sunday School: 10 am
Weekday classes: Wednesday 4:15 p.m. (rides available)
Lutheran Women's Missionary League (LWML): Second Wednesday 7:30 p.m.
Lutheran Laymen's League (LLL): First Wednesday 7:30 p.m.
Lutheran Youth Fellowship (LYF): 4th Sunday 12:30 p.m..

Potter-Dix Public School
http://www.pdcoyotes.com

  • Potter Site ~  Jr High & Sr High School
    303 Walnut, POB #189, Potter, NE 69156
     308-879-4434 or 4391

  • Dix Site ~ Elementary
    POB 149, Dix NE  308-682-5231

    Information package available at either school office. 
    Please call or come to the school for any additional information.
    Both sites  Office hours during school year 8am-4pm. 
    Summer office hours 9am-noon. (except during lunch)

Events

  • "Mellerdrama"   Usually in June.
  • Potter Days: Annually - Friday and Saturday of Labor Day week
 
 

Organizations

American Legion Potter Pioneers FCE Club
American Legion Auxiliary  Potter Volunteer Fire Department      
Beta Sigma Phi Sorority       Potter Senior Citizens                 
Brownie Scouts                   Potter Trap Club                        
Girl Scouts                          Potter Women's Club                  
4-H clubs                            Social Neighbors Club                
Jolly Neighbors                    Daughters of the Union Veterans
Lions Club                           Pep Band                                  
Booster Club                       Potter Historical Foundation               
Past Matrons O.E.S St.Paul's LLL
  Prairie West Youth Group St.Paul's LWML
Potter-Dix Booster Club St.Paul's Lutheran Youth Fellowship

Potter Community Improvement
Everyone Welcome,  meeting open to anyone
Every month on the first Thursday @ Bags,  12:00 noon

Strategy Committee Beautification Committee
Housing  Committee Coyote Caller Committee
Recreation Committee Welcoming Committee
Small Business Committee Industry & Tourism Committee
Web Page Committee


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