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Northern Kentucky Straight Shooters
Volume 23 Issue 1                                                                                     January/February 2020  
Meeting, Trap Shoot, Open Range and Swap Meet
Sunday, January 12  
Sunday, February 9  
Meeting, swap meet, trap shoot, and open range will be
Sunday, January 12th and Sunday, February 9th, beginning at 1 p.m. with a pot luck lunch. 
Please bring your favorite foods to share and the club will provide drinks.  
We will have our swap table available for anyone who has something that they would like to sell. 
Immediately following the meeting, at approximately 2 p.m. we have the open range available to anyone, members
and non-members wanting to shoot handguns or rifles—rain or shine!! 
The cost is $1.00 for members and $5.00 for non-members.  
Trap shooting is also available and the prices for trap are 
$8.00 for members, $6.00 for spouse or associate member, and $5.00 for kids under 15; and $10.00 for non-members.  
Eye and ear protection is required. 
Open Range
Sunday Open Range  
January 5 & February 2, 12-5 pm 
January 12 & February 9, 2-5 pm 
The range will be open Sunday, January 5 and Sunday February 2 from 12 – 5 pm 
(Weather permitting—over 40 degrees and not raining or snow on the ground.) 
The range will also be open Sunday, January 12 and Sunday, February 9 immediately following the meeting.
Cost is $1 for NKSSA members and $5 for non-members.  

 Tuesday Open Range 
The Tuesday open range will continue every Tuesday from noon-4 p.m., weather permitting.
Generally, this means over 45 degrees and not raining or snow on the ground.
If in doubt, you can call 859-866-2592 to see if the range will be open.
Cost is $1 for members and $5 for non members to shoot all day. 
Practical Pistol 
IDPA Match 
Saturday, January 4       9 -2 pm 
Saturday, February 1       9 -2 pm 

Contact: or 859-445-2245 

Steel Challenge  
Saturday, January 25       9 am - noon
Saturday, February 29       9 am - noon
For more information contact: or 859-653-5163. 

Conservation Camp 
We will be sending one lucky child to conservation camp. 
The child must be a child or grandchild of a member. 
Camp is open to all Kentucky students who are in grades 4-6 and NOT older than 13.  
Campers are transported to camp by bus on Monday morning and return home on Friday afternoon. 
Campers are picked up Monday and dropped off Friday at a predetermined location in their home or adjacent county. Transportation is arranged by KDFWR personnel through local school districts or by charter bus service. 
The camp fee includes transportation costs.  
For more info about the camp: 
To nominate a child, send an e-mail to, or call 859-240-9057. Deadline is March 15 
Five Stand 
Sundays, January 5 & 19

Weather permitting—over 45 degrees and not raining. 
Cost is $4 for members and $6 for non-members. 
Contact 859-866-2592 or to see if the event will be open. 
NRA Memberships 
At Special Prices 
NRA memberships, new and renewal, are again available at a special price through our club.  
The club also gets a $5.00 bonus for each membership.
You must use a special application to get the discounts.
Please contact JD at 859-866-2592 or 
Renewal Time 
All memberships expired on 12/31/19.
Renewal information and a copy of the hold harmless agreement was sent to every member.
If you have not received your renewal information, please contact Penny at (859) 240-9057 or  
When we receive your dues and signed hold harmless agreement, you will be issued a membership card.
Please bring your membership card to you to all of the events, as this will show that you have already received a copy of the rules 
and have signed the hold harmless agreement. 
If you have already sent in your dues, you can pick up your card at the January meeting.
If you do not attend the meeting, your card will be mailed.  
2020 Events 
We have many different events that we sponsor throughout the year
and the best way to find out about them is to come out to the range and see what is going on.
Enclosed or attached is a list of our approved dates.
Keep in mind all dates are subject to change so it is always best to check each month’s newsletter
as well as our Facebook page and our web site:
You can also call or e-mail the person listed as range officer. 
Updates and Newsletter 
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please click on the following link for updates and event cancellations and the monthly newsletter.
If you get an error message stating that you are already signed up—you do not need to do anything else. 
Once you unsubscribe, we cannot add your name back to the list. 

Facebook Page
Be sure to like us on face book so that you will receive all of the up to date information
as far as additional range dates and changes:  
Northern KY Straight Shooters Association  

NRA Instructor Course
We will be hosting a course to train NRA Instructors.
NRA instructors are certified to run an of our events.
Preregistration is required.

Contact Paul at or 859-307-9380. 
Reloading Seminar 
On February 9, immediately following our meeting we will be hosting our annual reloading seminar.
We will have discussions and demonstrations on reloading by some of our experienced members. 
We would like to thank the following sponsors who supported our events in 2019.
Please support our sponsors!! 
Sterling Materials  
Verona 859-567-7300 
Art’s Rental Equipment  
Dry Ridge 859-823-2787 
Archie Coldiron Excavating  
JJ Parker 859-466-0456 
Gold Star Chili--Crittenden 
Crittenden Auto Mart 
Bobby Shell 859-428-0111 
KOI Auto Parts--Crittenden 
Marshall Dry Ridge Polaris 
Mark Smith 
La Rosa's™ Dry Ridge 
Pistol Annie's™ Nail Salon 
Dry Ridge—Kathy 
"OB Nails”Dry Ridge 
Walmart Dry Ridge 
Cracker Barrel, Dry Ridge 
Modern Nails, Crittenden 
"The Avon Shoppe”Dry Ridge 
Skyline Chili, Dry Ridge 
Sweet Serenity Massage & Salt Therapy  
Florence, 859-371-SALT 
"Total Care Pharmacy”Crittenden 
"Great Clips”Dry Ridge 
A Hodge Towing & Recovery 
Crittenden 859-428-9202 
Quick Cash Pawn Shop--Florence 
"Mark's™ Guns"--Florence 
Grant County Drugs

Classified ads are free for members, space permitting.
If you would like to place a classified ad or continue your ad in our newsletter, 
please contact 859-240-9057or  

"Damsel in Defense"
Concealment purses 
Pepper sprays, stun guns 
Security on the go 
Sara Goodman, 
Independent Damsel Pro 

 Bobcat work and Light Hauling 
Call Bob: 8598-444-9206 

Senator John Schickel 
11th District 
502-564-8100 Ext 617 

Happy New Year!! 
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