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  Volume 48   Issue 7/8                                                 July/August 2024  
Meeting, Trap & Open Range
Sunday, July 14
Sunday, August 11
We will start at 1 pm with a pot luck lunch.
Immediately following the meeting, weather permitting, at approximately 2 p.m. we have the rifle/pistol and trap ranges open.
We will have a swap table at every meeting.

Ladies Day
Thirty lades had a fun day of food, fellowship and firearms!
Thanks to the NKSSA men who volunteered to make this a great day for the ladies.

5th District Fair
The annual 5th District Sportsman’s fair will be on Sunday, August 4.
We will be entering at least 4 men’s and 1 women’s trap teams.   
There will also be muzzleloading events available on Sunday and a youth squirrel rifle shoot on Saturday.
Full Schedule will be available on our web site soon.
Trap teams are listed on our website.
If you have signed up for a team, you will be contacted in late July to confirm.
We will have our trap building open (with fans) so even if you are not shooting, come on out and root for our teams.
Bring a snack to share—we will have coneys for lunch.

NRA Memberships
Visit our website to Join or Renew your NRA membership.
You will get a reduced rate, a free hat and the club will get $5 back from each new membership or renewal.
Support 2 great causes at the same time.

Open Range
Cost is $1 per member and $5 for non-members.
Eye and Ear protection is required.
Saturday Open Range
July 6 & August 3  10am – 2pm
Weather permitting—over 40 degrees and not raining
Sunday Open Range
July 7,   1-5pm  
Weather permitting—over 40 degrees and not raining
July 14  & August 11   2-5pm
Monday Open Range
Every Monday   4pm – 8pm
Tuesday Open Range
Every Tuesday, 12-4  
Weather permitting
(over 45 degrees and not raining.)  
Wednesday Open Range
July 10 & 24, August 14 & 28    11 am- 4 pm
Thursday Open Range
July 4 & 18 August 1 & 15     4 pm – 8 pm

Every Thursday,  6-9 pm
Sundays, July 14th & August 11   2-5pm (immediately following meeting)
AND in JULY, 7th & 21st along with 5-Stand
Weather permitting
Over 45 degrees and not raining
Contact: or

Five Stand  
July 7 & 21, August 18,  12-4pm
Weather permitting—over 45 degrees and not raining

Practical Rifle
July 21, August 18,  Noon-5pm

3 Position Rifle
Thursday, July 4, 9am-noon

Practical Pistol  
No match in July
August 24  9am - noon
July 20  & August 17  9am – 2pm
SCSA 3---NEW!!
Mondays, July 1 & August 5   10am- 3pm
Practical Pistol Practice
July 10 & August 14   6pm-dark
Practical Pistol Practice 2
July 24 & August 28  6pm-dark

July 28 match is cancelled due to Internationals in Anderson Co.
Sunday: August 25  12-5pm
Saturdays, July 13 & August 10    12-5pm
Practice days
Fridays, July 12 & August 9  11-2
Saturday August 24  2pm-5pm
Weather permitting

Civilian Marksmanship
We are affiliated with the CMP.
To place an order, you will need a copy of your membership card and our code.
Call or text: 859-240-9057 or email:

Whistler’s Day
Saturday, July 27  8am – 1pm
Registration 8-10 am
Free Event for all children 16 & under which includes: • Shotgun Stations • .22 Rifle Target Station • .22 Pistol Station • Archery Station • Crossbow Station • 3D Archery Station • Sling Shots • Fishing • Demonstrations PLUS FREE LUNCH, FREE YOUTH MEMBERSHIPS, & PRIZES INCLUDING GUNS!
This is a special event put on by Quail Forever for all youth.
They are looking for volunteers to help on the rifle range.
You do not have to be a certified RSO to help.
Please contact Mike at 859-393-0605 if you will be able to help.

Hunter Education Class
Saturday, August 17
Preregistration is required.
Contact for more information.

September 21
Volunteers will be needed.

RSO Class
Saturday, August 24
Basic NRA Range Safety Officer certification class.
Visit our website for registration information or contact:

NRA First Steps Rifle Course
Saturday, August 31
This short NRA course is designed for anyone who would like to learn more about shooting their rifles safely.
For more information contact Paul at
Link to registration is on our website:

Old Geezers Trap Shoot
We had a great turnout at our June event.   Thanks to Tem for our delicious lunch!!

2nd Wednesday every month   11:00am - 2:00pm
$4 per round and lunch is free
July 10—Campbell Co Fish  & Game
August 14—Bob White Club
Full schedule available on our website

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

In Sympathy
Please keep Bob Gray and family in your thoughts and prayers on the loss of his wife.

1—SCSA 3 10-3
1—open range 4-8
2—open range 12-4
4—3 po rifle 9-12
4—open range 4-8
4—trap 6-9
6—open range 10-2
7—open range 1-5
7—5 stand 12-4
8—open range 4-8
9—open range 12-4
10—open range 11-4
10—pract pistol pract 6-9
11—trap 6-9
12—silhouette practice 11-2
13—silhouette match 12-5
14—meeting 1 pm
14—open range 2-5
14—trap 2-5
15—open range 4-8
16—open range 12-4
18—open range 4-8
18—trap 6-9
20—SCSA 2 9 – 2
21—precision rf rifle 12-5
21—5 stand 12-4
22—open range 4-8
23—open range 12-4
24—open range 11-4
24—pract. Pistol pract 6-9
25—trap 6-9
27—Whistler’s day 8-2
29—open range 4-8
30—open range 12-4
1—open range 4-8
1—trap 6-9
3—Open Range 10-2
3—squirrel rifle 2-5
4—5th Dist Fair trap 10-5
5—SCSA 3 9-3
5—open range 4-8
6—open range 12-4
8—trap 6-9
9—silhouette pract 11-2
10—silhouette match12-5
11—meeting 1 pm
11—trap 2-5
11—open range 2-5
12—open range 4-8
13—open range 12-4
14—open range 11-4
14—pract pistol pract 6-9
15—open range 4-8
15—trap 6-9
17—Hunter ed Class 9-5
17—SCSA 2 9-2
18—5 stand 12-4
18—precision rf rifle 12-5
19—open range 4-8
20—open range 12-4
22—trap 6-9
24—RSO class 9-5
24—SCSA 9-noon
24—Silhouette practice 2-5
25—silhouette match 12-5
26—open range 4-8
27—open range 12-4
28—open range 11-4
28—pract.pistol pract 6-9
29—trap 6-9
31—NRA Rifle Course 10-5
Free for members.
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contact or call or text 859-240-9057 if you would like to put an ad in the newsletter.

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