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May 19th, 2015

Glendy fills vacant Broken Bow School Board seat

May 19, 2015

The Broken Bow School Board tapped David Glendy Monday evening to fill a seat vacated by the resignation of Michelle Zlomke. Following a split 3-2 vote, Glendy signed his oath of office and took his seat at the table. Details follow in this week's Custer County Chief.

Broken Bow Library unveils new video

May 19, 2015

The city of Broken Bow is pleased to announce that the Broken Bow Library capital campaign video is complete. The Library staff, board, and steering committee worked with Mitch Hunt with Huntrex, LLC to produce this remarkable video. Click on the attached video to see more about the Broken Bow Public Library. https://youtu.be/j3KpIhw6to8

To learn more about the Broken Bow Library Expansion, please contact Joan at (308) 872-2927 or email at bbpl@kdsi.net

May 18th

Wrestler who lost his leg after car crash hopes to recover

May 18, 2015

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — The Nebraska high school wrestling champion who lost his left leg after a car accident this spring is looking forward to his recovery and attending the University of Wyoming in the fall.

But first Doyle Trout graduated from Centennial High School Saturday afternoon and received a standing ovation as he received his diploma.

The four-time Nebraska state champion told the Lincoln Journal Star (http://bit.ly/1QUrhgG ) he's been overwhelmed by all the support he has received since the April 5 accident and hasn't even had time to read all the letters.

2 Marines with Nebraska ties die in Nepal helicopter crash

May 18, 2015

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Two U.S. Marines with Nebraska ties were among the six Marines and two Nepalese soldiers killed last week in a helicopter crash in Nepal. On Sunday, the Defense Department identified all the Marines killed in Tuesday's crash.

One of the pilots, Capt. Dustin Lukasiewicz, grew up in Wilcox, Nebraska, before joining the Marines.

Lance Cpl. Jacob A. Hug was working as a videographer onboard the flight delivering supplies to earthquake victims. Hug is an Arizona native, but several of his family members live in Council Bluffs, Iowa, and Omaha, Nebraska.

Nebraska to open 2017 football season against Arkansas St.

May 18, 2015

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska will open the 2017 football season against Arkansas State in Lincoln.

The Nebraska athletic department announced Monday that the Red Wolves would visit Memorial Stadium on Sept. 2. The game will be the third between the schools. Nebraska won 38-9 in 2009 and 42-13 in 2012.

The addition of Arkansas State completes Nebraska's 2017 schedule. The Cornhuskers' non-conference schedule also includes a game at Oregon and a matchup with Northern Illinois in Lincoln.

May 9th

Second arrest made in case of slain mother, missing son

May 9, 2015

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Omaha authorities say they've made a second arrest in a homicide case involving a woman who was found dead after her baby was discovered alive in a trash container. The search continues for her missing 5-year-old son.

Omaha police say they've charged 24-year-old Gabriela Guevara as an accessory to homicide.

May 8th

FDA unaware of listeria in Blue Bell plant before outbreak

May 8, 2015

WASHINGTON (AP) — Federal health officials said Friday that they were never told of repeated findings of listeria at a Blue Bell Creameries facility before an outbreak linked to the ice cream turned deadly.

Results of a Food and Drug Administration investigation released this week showed the company had found 17 positive samples of listeria on surfaces and floors in its Oklahoma plant dating back to 2013. The FDA said Friday that it "was not aware of these findings" before doing its own inspection this year.

Police: Man admits role in mom's death; 5-year-old missing

May 8, 2015

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A man walked into an Omaha jail and told staffers that he was involved in his mother's death, police said Friday as officers searched a river and its banks for the woman's missing 5-year-old son.

Agritourism promotion bill advances in Legislature

May 8, 2015

LINCOLN--Thursday, May 7 brought long awaited hope for supporters of the
Nebraska Agritourism Promotion Act.
The bill, LB 329, introduced by Sen. Ken Schilz of Ogallala, aims to
encourage people to let others on their land for argitourism purposes and
would limit landowner liability.

After being on the agenda for two weeks, the bill advanced in the
Legislature on a 33-1 vote.

Under the bill, a landowner wouldn't be held liable under certain
situations involving injury or death due to inherent risks, such as
stepping in a hole made by prairie dogs.

Police: Brother of infant found in dumpster still missing

May 8, 2015

LA VISTA, Neb. (AP) — Authorities say they have not found the 5-year-old son of a woman whose body was found in southeast Omaha and whose infant brother was found alive in a dumpster near a suburban Omaha apartment complex.

Omaha police Lt. Darci Tierney said Friday that officers are still looking for Josue Ramirez-Marinero, who was the subject of an Amber alert issued Thursday. The vehicle he was believed to be traveling in was found Thursday afternoon in Omaha.

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