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Supreme Court rules on Esch appeal

April 23, 2014

February 12, 2013, a jury in Custer County District Court found Trent R. Esch guilty of felony criminal mischief, and use of a deadly weapon to commit felony criminal mischief. His attorney, David Jorgensen, immediately went to work building his case for an appeal.
In mid November, 2013, the Nebraska Supreme Court handed down its decision, and last week a part of that original decision came back to the District Court.
The Supreme Court found the district court had erred in four areas:
(1) failing to sustain Appellant’s motion to dismiss or in the alternative motion for directed verdict

April 23, 2014: Today in Central Nebraska

April 23, 2014

Scheduled Today:

School Events:
* Kindergarten Round-Up at North Park School

Community Events:
* Prairie & Pressey Promenaders at the Ansley Community Building from 7-9pm
* BBHS Pre-Contest Concert in the Junior High Auditorium at 7pm

For more information on the above events, check out the calendar found on the homepage of this website.

Today's Public Meetings & Conferences:
* No meetings scheduled today

For more information on the above meetings, check out the Public Notice section of the Custer County Chief.

April 22, 2014: Today in Central Nebraska

April 22, 2014

Scheduled Today:

School Events:
* 7th and 8th grade Track Broken Bow Invite at 4:00pm
* High School Pre-contest Concert in the High School Gym at 7:00pm

Community Events:
* No Events scheduled today

For more information on the above events, check out the calendar found on the homepage of this website.

Today's Public Meetings & Conferences:
* Meeting of the Mayor and the council of the City of Broken Bow at 12 noon in the Council Chambers

For more information on the above meetings, check out the Public Notice section of the Custer County Chief.

City Council to meet - Council member will resign

April 21, 2014

The Broken Bow City Council will meet tomorrow (Tuesday) with several items on the agenda. The full agenda for the meeting is as follows:

AGENDA - CITY COUNCIL MEETING
CITY OF BROKEN BOW
TUESDAY – APRIL 22, 2014

Open meeting as 12:00 Noon
Roll Call
Announcement of Posting of the Open Meeting Laws Act
Approval of Consent Agenda
Minutes – April 8, 2014 Council Meeting
Claims – April 22, 2014 Regular Council Meeting

BBPS School Board to approve teacher resignations & new contracts

April 21, 2014

The Broken Bow Board of Education will meet this afternoon at 5 p.m. for a work session, with the only agenda item being executive session to discuss boardsmanship and receive legal advice.

April 21, 2014: Today in Central Nebraska

April 21, 2014

Scheduled Today:

School Events:
* No school today. Easter Break!

Community Events:
* 2014 One Box Youth Shooting program continues at 6:30pm

For more information on the above events, check out the calendar found on the homepage of this website.

Today's Public Meetings & Conferences:
* No meetings scheduled today

For more information on the above meetings, check out the Public Notice section of the Custer County Chief.

April 20, 2014: Today in Central Nebraska: Happy Easter!

April 20, 2014

Scheduled Today:

School Events:
* No events scheduled today

Community Events:
* Free Movie Matinee at 2pm at the Tiffany Theater in Broken Bow

For more information on the above events, check out the calendar found on the homepage of this website.

Today's Public Meetings & Conferences:
* No meetings scheduled today

For more information on the above meetings, check out the Public Notice section of the Custer County Chief.

Special Easter Services

April 18, 2014

The following area churches have submitted service information for special services being conducted at their churches during Holy Week.

Broken Bow First Baptist Church: Easter Sunday - 8 a.m. Early Easter Worship, 8:30 a.m. breakfast; 9:30: Bible School for all ages, 10:45: We Worship!

Miller Christian Church: Easter Sunrise Service, will leave the church to go to the cross at 6:45 a.m. A carry-in breakfast will follow the service, with church service at 8:15 a.m. Everyone is welcome to attend.

Loup 2 Loup road race gives back

April 18, 2014

On August 8, 2013 the 2nd annual Loup 2 Loup (L2L) Open Road Race asked its surrounding communities to help with the race that runs the 12 miles between Halsey and Purdum and back again. Just like the year before they came forward to help in so many ways. Some gave their time selling T-shirts and cooking breakfast while others sat along the course and kept watch on the road to keep the drivers safe.

April 18, 2014: Today in Central Nebraska

April 18, 2014

Scheduled Today:

School Events:
* No School! Easter Break!

Community Events:
* Easter Egg Hunt at the Broken Bow Municipal Building starting at 1:30pm

For more information on the above events, check out the calendar found on the homepage of this website.

Today's Public Meetings & Conferences:
* No meetings scheduled today

For more information on the above meetings, check out the Public Notice section of the Custer County Chief.

Lightford sentenced to prison

April 17, 2014

Christopher M. Lightford, 23, was sentenced in Custer County District Court Thursday, April 17, and this time Judge Karin Noakes did not go easy on him.
Lightford was found guilty of one count of theft by taking, and was on probation for the same charge at the time of his arrest. In August 2013, he was ordered to serve 1 year supervised probation and make restitution of $2,680. However, just a year later he was back in jail for the same offense.

Early Nebraska voters first to see changes affecting primary ballots

April 17, 2014

LINCOLN - Early voters will be the first in Nebraska to note changes affecting this year's primary ballots, says Secretary of State John Gale. Most notably, some partisan races will not appear, based on passage of LB 56 in the current legislative session.

April 17, 2014: Today in Central Nebraska

April 17, 2014

Scheduled Today:

School Events:
* Early out today! 2:00pm

Community Events:
* Goodwill Donation Trailer will be at Schmick's Market from 8am-5pm

For more information on the above events, check out the calendar found on the homepage of this website.

Today's Public Meetings & Conferences:
* No meetings scheduled today

For more information on the above meetings, check out the Public Notice section of the Custer County Chief.

April 16, 2014: Today in Central Nebraska

April 16, 2014

Scheduled Today:

School Events:
* No events scheduled today

Community Events:
* Goodwill Donation Trailer will be at Schmick's Market from 8am-5pm
* Sermons A-La-Carte continues at the United Methodist Church

For more information on the above events, check out the calendar found on the homepage of this website.

Today's Public Meetings & Conferences:
* No meetings scheduled today

For more information on the above meetings, check out the Public Notice section of the Custer County Chief.

Supervisors to open and award bids today

April 15, 2014

The Custer County Board of Supervisors will meet on Tuesday, at 9:00 a.m. on April 15, 2014, in the Supervisors room in the Courthouse.

AGENDA:

9:00 a.m. Min/mail/committee reports

9:10 a.m. Disc/dec - Middle of month claims

9:40 a.m. Bd. of Equal: Tax List corrections, over, under, omitted properties

Bd. of Equal: Co. Treas. Bryant present the 2014 Public Tax Sale Certifications

Disc/dec - March monthly fee reports

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