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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

April 15, 2014: Today in Central Nebraska

April 15, 2014

Scheduled Today:

School Events:
* No events scheduled today

Community Events:
* Goodwill Donation Truck 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.

Bills passed last week on water, voting and prison sentences

April 14, 2014

LINCOLN -- April 10 was a busy day at the State Capitol as
lawmakers passed bills that would create a water sustainability
fund, allow same-day voting and reduce the recidivism rate of offenders
released from prison, among other things.

LB565, introduced by Sen. John Nelson of Omaha was one of those passed this week. The bill will create new procedures for registering to vote
and casting an early ballot on the same day. Early ballots will be placed in an envelope with the voter's name and address and kept securely for counting. It cannot be counted if an

April 13, 2014: Today in Central Nebraska

April 13, 2014

Scheduled Today:

School Events:
* No school events today. Enjoy your Sunday!

Community Events:
* No Events today

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 12, 2014: Today in Central Nebraska

April 12, 2014

Scheduled Today:

School Events:
* ACT Test

Community Events:
* City Wide Clean Up in Broken Bow
* Boy Scout Potato Bar at the United Methodist Church from 5-8pm

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.

City-wide cleanup set for Saturday

April 11, 2014

Spring’s the time when grannies always rallied their whole family for wholesale cleanup and fix-up down on the farm.
The age-old spring cleaning and fix-up tradition has fostered Earth Day, Arbor Day and now it’s whole communities rallying forces around a general “pound out the rugs” activity.

Community-wide cleanup day is April 12 in Broken Bow and the “granny” who is figuratively wielding the rug beater is Donnis Bullock, Broken Bow Chamber Executive.

April 11, 2014: Today in Central Nebraska

April 11, 2014

Scheduled Today:

School Events:
* Early out - 2pm dismissal
* High School Track Invite in Broken Bow starting at 2:30

Community Events:
* 2014 Knights of Columbus Fish Fries in Ansley at the Community Center from 5:30pm-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.

Donate Life Month: In memory of 'Moose'

April 10, 2014

If you have driven by a large, beautiful, adobe-style building on the interstate at the Lincoln 27th Street exit, you've probably wondered what it was. It is the Kuck Motor-sport Collection. Gary and Susan Kuck, along with their son, Scott, have more than 35 years of collecting antique classic muscle cars and race cars, dating from 1906 to the present which they display in this beautiful building.

April 10, 2014: Today in Central Nebraska

April 10, 2014

Scheduled Today:

School Events:
* 7th and 8th grade Track Triangular in Broken Bow at 5:00 pm

Community Events:
* DMV Offices Closed
* Spring JMMMMC Hospital Rummage Sale starts today at the Broken Bow Municipal Building from 9am-8pm

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

Today's Public Meetings & Conferences:
* Annual LEPC meeting will begin at 10am at the Broken Bow Fire Hall
* Board of Directors of the Upper Loup Natural Resources Distric will meet at 7:00pm at the District Office in Thedford

Prior offender arraigned for sexual assault

April 9, 2014

Travis Marcus, 30, appeared in Custer County District Court April 3 for arraignment on two counts. Marcus is charged in count 1 with criminal attempt - 2nd degree sexual assault of a child, and count 2, child abuse.

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