Big Barrel Vs. Delaware Junction: ‘They’re At War’

Ding, ding, ding! Let the Kent County nation music celebration battle begin.The group behind

Dovers Firefly Music Festival revealed Thursday it is entering the nation video game. It unveiled the Huge Barrel NationC and w Festival a day before tickets went on sale for the Delaware Junction country music festival in Harrington. Information for that celebration were announced last week.On top of that, Big Barrel put its tickets on sale Thursday

simply hours after its announcement with $99 three-day passes, $100 less expensive than Delaware Junctions $199. Junes Big Barrel is backed by performance gigantic AEG and Firefly developers Chicago-based Red Frog Events. Augusts Delaware Junction is moneyed and organized by live home entertainment leader Live Nation and Dewey Beachs Freeway One Group, headed by Alex Pires.The cutting edge are now clear: two of the greatest occasion promoters on the planet, in addition to their deep pockets, will fightdefend nation music festival supremacy this summer season with Kent County as their arena.STORY: Firefly announces new 3-day Big Barrel country fest STORY: Dueling country celebrations bring headliners to Delaware STORY: Jason Aldean tops Harringtons 3-day Delaware Junction And they will certainly bring major acts like Carrie Underwood, Toby Keith, Merle Haggard and Jason Aldean with them.Country music fans are

unexpectedly facing an avalanche of country super stars pertaining to Delaware

after years of having primarily just the Delaware State Fair hosting massive nation concerts.Absolutely, theyre at war, said Bob Lefsetz, long time music industry expert and critic who has published his popular The Lefsetz Letter column for 25 years. There can be a lot of revenue in festivals and all of the business, whether its Live Country, AEG or SFX Entertainment, are territorially attempting to stake out their claim.For nation fans like Ashley Figat, 24, of Camden, Kent Countys over night improvement into a music festival capital of sorts is difficult to believe. The Dover-area native, who states she will most likely attend both festivals with her sweetheart, indicate Firefly as the turning point after years of wishing for prominent acts to come to Dover.

Casper Leisure Center Closed For Yearly Maintenance

The Casper Entertainment Center will be closed until Nov. 29. Throughout this time, the fitness center floor will be refinished to enhance consumer experience. The gym, weight and fitness locations, indoor park, and locker rooms will be closed throughout this time. Leisure Center classes will be held as scheduled in numerous other spaces within the facility. The Aquatic Center and Ice Field will be running under their routine schedules throughout this time. All Recreation Department facilities will certainly be closed Thursday, Nov. 27 for the Thanksgiving holiday.To assistance fulfill

entertainment requirements, customers having a Casper Leisure pass will certainly be permitted to utilize other Casper Recreational facilities, including the Aquatic Center, throughout the shutdown duration. Patrons will also be permitted to make use of the facilities at the YMCA throughout any of the shutdown times. The Entertainment Center will resume Sunday, Nov. 30 for routine hours. Customers might call the Leisure Center at 235-8383 for any questions about the planned shutdown.The Entertainment Center lobby will stay open throughout the shutdown duration to accommodate center customers and those wishing to register for passes and classes. Recreation Center lobby hours during this time will be as follows: 6 am to 8 pm Nov. 26; 6 am to 6 pm Nov. 28; and 8 am to 6 pm Nov. 29. Regular lobby hours will resume on Sunday, Nov. 30. Patrons might likewise sign up online for activities at certain details about the City of Casper entertainment programs or facilities, call the Casper Entertainment and Aquatic Center at 235-8383 or go to

Money Still Left Unclaimed In Oregon

Oregonians have $472,000,000 in unclaimed money

If the news hadnt reported that, I would have no methodno chance to understand, said Carl Springer. The Beaverton man got a look for $76.

It was a great supper out basically, he said.After a KGW

examination in August, the state received 4,325 claims for unclaimed property totaling more than $1.7 million. ManyThe majority of the claims were submitted online.Many of our questions originated from people who saw something on Facebook, said Julie Curtis, representative for Oregon Department of State Lands.The state of Oregon is holding$

472 million dollars in unclaimed home. Typically, the cashthe cash concerns the state due to the fact that businesses cant discover the owner for one factor or another.A random search on the streets of downtown Portland found several rightful owners.Wow! said loudly Richard McDaniel. After browsing the state database, we discovered the Portland guy had just under$50 coming his way. I would have never known. They might have called me.Many cash-strapped cities and state firms have countless dollars waiting to be declared.

Several charities also have unclaimed funds.To search the database, click right hereclick on this link.