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Archive - 2013

December 23rd

December 24, 2013: Today in Central Nebraska, Happy Holidays!

December 23, 2013

Scheduled Today:

School Events:
* No School. Have a very Merry Christmas Eve!

Community Events:
* Mid-Plains Community College Winterin Course Session continues
* Broken Bow Courthouse to close at 1:00pm today
* Berean Church Church Christmas Eve Service at 6:00pm
* Callaway United Methodist Church Service starting at 7:45pm

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

Today's Public Meetings & Conferences:

December 20th

December 23, 2013: Today in Central Nebraska

December 20, 2013

Scheduled Today:

School Events:
* No School- Christmas Break

Community Events:
* Mid-Plains Community College Winterin Course Session continues

For more information on the above events, check out the calender 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.

December 22, 2013: Today in Central Nebraska

December 20, 2013

Schedule Today:

School Events:
* No events scheduled today

Community Events:
* Mid-Plains Community College Winterin Course Session continues
* Broken Bow E-Free Church pageant showing at 10:45am and 4pm
* Community Sing-a-long in Sargent starting at 1pm
* Open-House at Trotter's Whoa and Go in Sargent also starting at 1pm
* Christmas events in Sargent continues

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

Today's Public Meetings & Conferences:

* No meetings scheduled today

December 21, 2013: Today in Central Nebraska

December 20, 2013

Scheduled Today:

School Events:
* No local events scheduled today

Community Events:
* Mid-Plains Community College Winterin Course Session continues
* Santa to Visit Comstock Community Center at 2pm
* Broken Bow Fireman's Ball starting at 9:00pm at the One Box Convention Center

For more information on the above events, check out the calender 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.

December 17th

Fatal crash near Sumner Saturday

December 17, 2013

SUMNER(AP) — A 79-year-old Eddyville man has died after a rollover crash near Sumner in central Nebraska.

Dawson County Sheriff Gary Reiber (RYE'-bur) says the accident occurred a little before 2:15 p.m. Saturday on Nebraska Highway 40.

Reiber says a car driven by Duane Pflaster (FLAS'-tur) ran off the highway, struck an embankment and rolled. The sheriff says Pflaster was taken to a Kearney hospital, where he died later Saturday.

December 16th

December 20, 2013: Today in Central Nebraska

December 16, 2013

Scheduled Today:

School Events:
* NO SCHOOL- Christmas Vacation
* Junior Varsity girls and boys Basketball vs. Ainsworth in Broken Bow starting at 4:30pm
* Dance Camp for grades K-8 in Broken Bow
* Varsity Girls Basketball vs. Ainsworth at Broken Bow starting at 6pm
* Varsity Boys Basketball vs. Ainsworth at Broken Bow starting at 7:45pm

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

Today's Public Meetings & Conferences:

* No meetings scheduled today

December 19, 2013: Today in Central Nebraska

December 16, 2013

Scheduled Today:

School Events:
* End of 1st Semester
* Holiday Notes Concert at the One Box Convention Center in Broken Bow at 6:30pm

Community Events:
* Mid-Plains Community College Winterin Course Sessions continues
* Ne State Bank Open House- Broken Bow Main Branch starting at 9am
* Christmas events in the Sargent community continue throughout the week

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

Today's Public Meetings & Conferences:

December 18, 2013: Today in Central Nebraska

December 16, 2013

Scheduled Today:

School Events:
* No events scheduled today

Community Events:
* Mid-Plains Community College Winterin Course Sessions starting Dec. 16th through Jan. 10th at several Community College locations
* Blood Drive in Broken Bow at the Elk's Lodge starting at 8:30am
* Holiday Open House at Varney Health Mart in Broken Bow starting at 9am
* Heritage Bank Open House in Broken Bow is having an open house from 9am till 4 pm
* NE State Banks Merna Branch to host an Open House starting at 9am

December 17, 2013: Today in Central Nebraska

December 16, 2013

Scheduled Today:

School Events:
* 6:00pm Speech Rally Night at the High School Cafeteria
* 7th and 8th grade Girls Basketball vs. Gothenburg at Broken Bow at 6pm

Community Events:
* Final Day for the Giving Box at Prairie EyeCare Center
* Christmas in Sargent Events starting today
* CEDC Featured at Tuesday Rotary at the Prairie Pioneer Center at 12 noon
* Mid-Plains Community Collage Winterin Course Session from now till January 10th
* Broken Bow Wrestling registration from 6:30pm until 7:30pm at the Middle School auditorium for ages Pre-K - 8th grade

December 13th

State Board of Education selects states new education commissioner

December 13, 2013

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A Nebraskan who helps coordinate services for students, teachers and school districts was chosen Thursday as the state's new education commissioner.

Dr. Moon, Broken Bow's former Superintendent, was a finalist for the position.

The State Board of Education announced it had unanimously chosen Matthew Blomstedt, of Central City, for the job out of four finalists. Blomstedt will replace Roger Breed, who retired earlier this year.

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