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Volume 28    Issue 5/6                           May/June 2022
The NKSSA Gazette



Meeting, Trap & Open Range

Sunday, May 8

Sunday, June 12

We will start at 1 pm with a potluck lunch.  
Immediately following the meeting, weather permitting, at approximately 2 p.m. we have the open range available to anyone, members and non-members wanting to shoot handguns or rifles.
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.

We will have a swap table at every meeting, so bring any shooting related items you would like to sell.


We will have a short “fix up” day on Sunday, May 1, 5 pm immediately following the open range.
We have to “fix up” a couple of our berms.


Handicapped Kids Fishing Derby

May 14, Campbell County Fish and Game.  While we always donate to the event, Volunteers are needed to help the kids. Fishing starts at 9 am. If you can spare a little time that day, all help will be greatly appreciated.


Open Range

Cost is $1 per member and $5 for non-members.  Eye and Ear protection is required.

Tuesday Open Range

Every Tuesday, 12-4

Weather permitting

(over 45 degrees and not raining.)



Sunday Open Range

May 1 & June 5,   Noon-5 pm

Weather permitting—over 40 degrees and not raining



May 8 & June 12    2-5 pm



Monday Open Range

May 9 & 23,   June 13 & 27   4 pm – dark


May 2 & 16,   June 6 & 20   4-dark



Wednesday Open Range

May 11 & 25.   June 8 & 22

11 am- 4 pm



Thursday Open Range

May 5 & 19,   June 2 & 16

4 pm – 8 pm




Sundays,   May 8 & June 12

2-5 pm (immediately following meeting)


Every Thursday,  6-9 pm

Weather permitting

Over 32 degrees and not raining



Five Stand

May 1, 15, 29; June 5, 19

12-4 pm

Weather permitting—over 45 degrees and not raining



Practical Rifle

May 15, Noon-5pm



3 Position Rifle

Monday, May 30, 9 am-noon


Practical Pistol

IDPA     May 7 & June 4

9-1 pm



SCSA    May 28 & June 25

9 am - noon





May 21     9 am – 2 pm

June 18   9 am – 1 pm



Practical Pistol Practice

May 11 & June 8 —6 pm-dark



Sundays: May 29 & June 26    12-5 pm

Saturday, May 14    noon-5

Saturday, June 18   2 pm-6 pm


Practice days:

May 13 & June 17   11-2

May 28 & June 25  2pm-5pm

Weather permitting



Ladies Day—May 22

Our 22nd Annual Ladies Day will be held on Sunday, May 22, starting with lunch at 1 p.m.
After lunch we will have the range open for trap, rifle, pistol and muzzleloading for the ladies only.

We will have qualified instructors at each event.

Best of all the cost is FREE.  Invite your family, friends and neighbors.

This event will be limited to 50 ladies and Pre-registration is required by May15!


Ladies Day Bucket Raffle

This year we will have a “bucket” raffle at our ladies day event.
Tickets will be $1 each, 6 for $5 or 20 for $10.
You will be able to put your tickets in whichever “bucket” is designated for the prize you want to win.
This will help defray some of our expenses.


Ladies Day Bucket Raffle items  
If you have something that you would like to donate, please bring it to ladies day or contact 859-240-9057.


Ladies Day Helpers are needed. If you can help out at the trap or rifle and pistol range, please contact Penny as soon as possible.  You do not have to be a certified instructor to help out.



June 11

The annual League of Kentucky Sportsmen Youthfest is Saturday, June 11.  We will be helping on the rifle range. Volunteers are needed for the range and also for registration, lunch, etc.  If you can spare any time that day, please contact Josh at (859)538-3118 or

Or just show up. Registration information will be available on our website as soon as it is available.


4-H Volunteers Coaches needed

The Boone County 4-H Sharpshooters has grown from just 13 kids when the group was started by Denny & Phyllis Hoeben to over 300 registered kids.  Volunteers are needed to help out on range day. No specific times are required, however you must complete the 4-H training program. For more information or to get an application, contact:


Shotgun Instructor Class

June 25 & 26.

Preregistration required


or 859-297-9380




1—5 stand 12-4

1—open range 12-5

2—open range 4-8

3—open range 12-4

5—open range 4-8

5—trap 6-9

7—IDPA  9-1

8—meeting 1 pm

8—trap 2-5

8—open range 2-5

9—open range 4-8

10—open range 12-4

11—open range 11-4

11—Practical pistol pract 6-9

12—trap 6-9

13—silhouette pract. 11-2

14—silhouette 12-5

15—5 stand 12-4

15—practical rifle 12-5

16—open range 4-8

17—open range 12-4

19—open range 4-8

19—trap   6-9

21—SCSA 2 9-2

22—Ladies Day 12-5

23—open range 4-8

24—open range 12-4

25—open range 11-4

26—trap 4-9

28—SCSA 9-12

28—Silhouette pract. 2-5

29—silhouette match 12-5

29—5 stand 12-4

30—3 position rifle 9-12

31—open range 12-4



2—trap 4-9

2—open range 4-8

4—IDPA 9-2

5—open range 12-5

5—five stand 12-4

6—open range 4-8

7—open range12-4

8—open range 11-4

8—practical pistol pract 6-9

9—trap 6-9 pm


12—Meeting 1 pm

12—open range 2-5

12—trap 2-5

13—open range 4-8

14—open range 12-4

16—open range 4-8

16—trap 6-9

17—silhouette pract 11-2

18—SCSA  2 9-1

18—silhouette 2-6

19—5 stand 12-4

20—open range 4-8

21—open range 12-4

22—open range 11-4

23—trap 6-9

25—SCSA 9-noon

25—silhouette practice 2-5

25—NRA Shotgun Inst class

26—silhouette match 12-5

26—NRA Shotgun Inst Class

27—open range 4-8

28—open range 12-4

30—trap 6-9



All events are weather permitting:

Open range Sundays: over 40 degrees and not raining.

Open range weekdays:  over 45 degrees and not raining.    Trap: over 32 degrees and not raining.

5 stand: over   45 degrees and not raining. Practical Rifle:  over 32 degrees and not raining.




Free for members.  If you have items to sell, looking for a specific item to buy or have a business, contact or call or text 859-240-9057 if you would like to put an ad in the newsletter.



Bobcat work & Light Hauling


(859)  444-9206



Parker HVAC

JJ Parker



Senator John Schickel

11th District

502-564-8100 Ext 57948

Capitol Annex Room 209

702 Capitol Ave

Frankfort, KY  40601


Continuous Improvement Coaching and Consulting

Fred Miller

CI Foundations LLC

859-638 -6415


Simply Happy Wreaths

Michelle Poynter

859-250-4209 (text only)



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