January 24th, 2013
Karen Louise Wilcox, nÃ©e Nielsen, 69, of Virginia Beach, Virg., passed away peacefully Jan. 17, 2013, at Sentara Virginia Beach General Hospital. The cause of death was complications from a stroke.
Karen was born Jan. 19, 1943, in Aurora, to Emma Louise Nielsen and Oscar Frick Nielsen. As a child, Karen loved playing piano and organ, cooking, and fishing, and was an active member of the 4-H Club and Rainbow for Girls.
LINCOLN â A lively discussion over gun and ammunition control legislation took place during a Judiciary Committee hearing of the Nebraska Legislature on Jan 23.â¨Â Among the bills discussed was LB50, introduced by Sen. Brad Ashford of Omaha. The bill would hold gun owners civilly liable for damages resulting from the unreasonable placement of a firearm where a minor or mentally handicapped individual could get it.â¨Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â
Lindsy Siegel- 18 points
Taylor Pickar- 12 points
Shawna Paitz- 7 points
Alivia Wardyn- 7 points
Kayla Reynolds- 4 points
Kaitlin Kratzer- 3 points
A-L 51 ENLS- 43
Twin Loup 53 SEM 35
Ryan Mosier- 18 points
Jack Gibbens- 14 points 13 rebounds 5 steals
Brayden Davis- 12 points
Zeb Stefka- 4 points 8 assists
Dylan Strohl-Yeomans- 3 points, 11 rebounds
Clancy Dockweiler- 2 points
Angel Boteo- 18 points
Joe Harshbarger 13 points
Stetson Dittmar- 4 points
Dalton Nichols- 4 points
LINCOLN âNebraska senators introduced more than 80 bills Tuesday, Jan. 22, the ninth day of the 103rd legislative session. The 10-day session of introducing bills will end Wednesday, Jan. 23. Here are some of the dayâs highlights.â¨â¨
LB 403: If passed, this bill introduced by Sen. Les Seiler of Hastings would prohibit the sale of novelty lighters in Nebraska. Novelty lighters are defined as nondisposable lighters made to resemble a cartoon character, gun, toy, etc., has flashing lights, plays music or has multiple buttons. Â â¨â¨
LINCOLN â State income taxes â both individual and corporate â would be eliminated under a new tax plan outlined by Gov. Dave Heineman on Jan. 18. To make up for lost income tax revenue, the plan would end sales tax exemptions on products from agricultural machinery and chemicals to medicine and medical equipment.
LINCOLN - Nebraska lawmakers introduced more than 246 legislative bills by the end of second week of the legislative session, Jan. 17, totaling 401 bills. The lawmakers have until next Thursday to introduce bills. Here are some of the weekâs highlights.
â¨LB171: Sponsored by Sen. Dave Bloomfield of Hoskins, this bill would expedite the concealed handgun permit process â from 45 days to five days â for applicants who are victims of domestic violence.â¨â¨
Boys Basketball Scoreboard:
Valentine 62 Broken Bow 59
CWC 47 Twin Loup 43
Eustis Farnam 76 S-E-M 36
Eustis-Farnam 41 S-E-M 37
CWC 63 Twin Loup 39
Broken Bow vs Valentine score not in yet
Gothenburg 55 Broken Bow 39
Mullen 47 Twin Loup 37
Anselmo-Merna vs North Central score not in yet
Gothenburg 38 Broken Bow 30
Anselmo-Merna 23 North Central 20
Mullen vs Twin Loup score not in yet
Broken Bowâs new City Administrator David Varley and his wife Joanne, were formally welcomed to Broken Bow Monday with a meet and greet at the City Municipal Building.
Both said they are excited to be here, and already feel that Broken Bow is home, the same feeling they got as they walked around the community when they visited for interviews prior to the end of the year.
âWe had no qualms about the move,â said Joanne.
âWe were first intrigued by the name,â said David. âIt sounded like a great community with an interesting history.â