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February 21st, 2014
Washington, D.C.- Congressman Adrian Smith (R-NE) is encouraging high
school students in Nebraska's Third District to submit their artwork for
the 2014 Congressional Art Competition by March 2, 2014.
"The Congressional Art Competition is a great opportunity for Third
District students to share their talent," said Smith. "I hope we will be
able to build upon the success of previous years and continue to showcase
outstanding works of art in our congressional offices and in the U.S.
The Nebraska Art Teachers Association is working with Smith to coordinate
The Championship Round 1 and Quarter Finals for Class D are complete. For Brinnon Schukei (Sandhills/Thedford) and his fans it was a special day â€“ during the first round he hit his 100th career win and a section of the upper balcony wearing the distinctive Sandhills/Thedford green erupted with signs congratulating Brinnon on his accomplishments.
The results of the first two sets of matches for the Class D grapplers organized by weight class are as follows:
Round 1 and the quarter finals for Classes B & C in the books for the 2014 State High School Wrestling finals in Omaha. Classes A & D start around 4:30 this afternoon. Those who lost in the first round, or in the quarterfinals will have an opportunity to wrestle back tomorrow. Here are the results as they stand, organized by weight class. Don't miss next Thursday's Chief for complete results and photos of all of our state qualifiers.
106 - Championship Round 1 - Preston Jurgens (Beatrice) 33-5 won by fall over Clayton Glendy (Broken Bow) 24-13 (Fall 1:57)
Broken Bow Jr. & Sr. High School has the opportunity to bring in a speaker to educate our students on the importance of digital citizenship. Karen Haase from Harding & Shultz will will give her presentation to 6th-12th grade students, BBPS staff, and to parents on Wednesday, February 19th. Parents and guardians are invited to attend her presentation from 6-7:00PM in the Jr. High Auditorium on Wednesday evening.
Almost 24 hours after being handed the case for deliberation, the jury in the trial of Tyler C. Bain, 31, returned a verdict Friday afternoon of guilty on four of the five charges against him. The verdict was read at about 2:35 p.m. today (Friday) as follows:
Count 1, 1st degree sexual assault - Guilty
Count 2, 2nd degree assault - Guilty
Count 3, terroristic threats - Guilty
Count 4 - dismissed prior to trial
Count 5, use of a weapon to commit a felony - Not Guilty
Count 6, kidnapping - Guilty
The jury trial for Tyler C. Bain, 31, finally began this week, with jury selection starting Monday morning. It was standing room only as around 70 potential jurors crowded into the Custer County District courtroom. By 12:30 p.m., the jury of nine women and three men, with both a male and female alternate, had been selected. When court reconvened after lunch, each attorney gave their opening statement to the jury.
The Custer County Board of Supervisors will meet Tuesday, Feb. 11 at 9:00 a.m. in the Supervisors room in the Courthouse.
9:00 a.m. Min/mail/committee reports
9:10 a.m. Disc/dec - Middle of month claims
9:30 a.m. Bd. of Equal: Tax List corrections, over, under, omitted properties
Disc/dec - January monthly fee reports
Disc/dec - D. Wilson, Auditor-Mgt. Representation letter for 2013
The Broken Bow City Council will hold their regular meeting Tuesday, Feb. 11, beginning at noon on the second floor of City Hall. The agenda for the meeting is as follows:
AGENDA - CITY COUNCIL MEETING
CITY OF BROKEN BOW
TUESDAY â€“ FEBRUARY 11, 2014
Open meeting as 12:00 Noon
Announcement of Posting of the Open Meeting Laws Act
Approval of Consent Agenda
Minutes â€“ January 14, 2014 Regular Council Meeting
Minutes â€“ January 13, 2014 Special Council Meeting
The National Corn Growers Association thanked President Obama for signing the Agricultural Act of 2014 today. The farm bill passed the House on January 29 and the Senate on February 4.
LOUP CITY - - While most children her age were getting up bright and early Dec. 25, excited to open their Christmas presents, little Aubree Carlsen was about to receive a totally different kind of gift - a gift that doctors hoped would save her life.
Aubree, the 2-year-old daughter of Chris and Kayla Carlsen of Loup City, was diagnosed with acute lymphocytic leukemia Dec. 24, 2013, and started her first round of chemotherapy on Christmas Day at Childrenâ€™s Hospital in Omaha.