Manley owes its existence to the Missouri Pacific Railroad, which built its main line from Atchison, KS, to Omaha in 1881-82. This line traversed Cass County south-to-north coming through Avoca, Weeping Water, Manley, and on to Louisville.
Lofte Community Theatre Joined Nebraska Barn Quilt Tour
Members of the Major Isaac Sadler – La Belle Vue Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution presented a block quilt to the Lofte Community Theatre’s Board of Directors on Sept. 16. The Lofte will be one of only 27 sites across Nebraska that will be part of a statewide barn quilt tour.