Rancher and restaurant owner Jim Jenkins announced today that he would not seek an independent bid for the United States Senate seat being vacated by Ben Nelson.
Each year the Nebraska Aviation Trades Association presents its most distinguished award, Airman of the Year, to one of its members who has shown outstanding dedication and support to the agricultural aviation industry.
The 2011 Airman of the Year award, was given to Casey Williams of Arrow Aviation in Broken Bow. Casey is the 3rd generation of his family to receive this prestigious award.
The award was presented recently at the Nebraska Aviation Trades Association (NATA) 2012 annual convention in Grand Island.
For more on this story, see this week's Custer County Chief.
Ansley, Litchfield, Mullen and Sandhills/Thedford girls basketball teams will be competing for the district championship Friday night and a chance to play in the state tournament is on the line.
Ansley vs. Wauneta/Palisade at Hershey High School
Mullen vs. Wynot at Bassett High School
Sandhills/Thedford vs. Sutherland at North Platte St. Pat's High School
Litchfield vs. Giltner at Minden High School
All games start at 7 p.m. (6 p.m. Mountain)