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May 12th, 2014

May 12, 2014: Today in Central Nebraska

May 12, 2014

Scheduled Today:

School Events:
* Kindergarten track meet starting at 11:30am
* Fine Arts Program in the High School Gym at 7pm

Community Events:
* No events scheduled for 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 planned for today

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

May 11th

May 11, 2014: Today in Central Nebraska Happy Mother's Day!

May 11, 2014

Scheduled Today:

School Events:
* No events scheduled for today

Community Events:
* Mother's Day Buffets happening all over Broken Bow during the day and evening hours as well.

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.

May 10th

May 10, 2014: Today in Central Nebraska

May 10, 2014

Scheduled Today:

School Events:
* Broken Bow Graduation at 2:00pm

Community Events:
* Night at the Museum starts at the Boneyard Museum in Broken Bow 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.

May 9th

May 8 accident claims life of Callaway man

May 9, 2014

An accident on the Callaway road, two miles west of Broken Thursday afternoon resulted in a fatality. According to the Nebraska State Patrol, Marvin Stivers, 77, of Callaway died as a result of the accident. Stivers was driving east on the Callaway road when Arlen Burnett, 59, of Broken Bow pulled out of a private drive colliding with the rear end of the truck driven by Stivers, causing Stivers’ truck to roll. Seat belts were not in use in either vehicle. Stivers was thrown from his truck as it rolled.

May 9, 2014: Today in Central Nebraska

May 9, 2014

Scheduled Today:

School Events:
* Junior High Award Celebration at the Junior High Auditorium starting at 8:20am

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:
* No meetings scheduled for today

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

May 8th

Hill arraigned in murder of toddler

May 8, 2014

Nearly six months after the suspicious death of a 20-month-old toddler in Broken Bow, the first of two women charged with the child’s death appeared in Custer County Court Monday.
Diane Hill, appeared for arraignment Monday afternoon, with her attorney, Richard Calkins of Alma. Hill is charged with 2nd degree murder and child abuse resulting in the death of a child. Both charges are Class IB felonies, and carry a minimum penalty of 20 years in prison and a maximum of life in prison.

May 8, 2014: Today in Central Nebraska

May 8, 2014

Scheduled Today:

School Events:
* LVC Track meet at Broken Bow

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:
* No meetings scheduled today

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

May 7th

May 7, 2014: Today in Central Nebraska

May 7, 2014

Scheduled Today:

School Events:
* Baccalaureate at the Junior High Auditorium starting at 7pm

Community Events:
* Broken Bow Blood Drive at the Elk's Lodge from 8:30am until 2:30pm
* Broken Bow Cosmos Swim Team Parent Meeting at 5:30 at the Berean Church 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.

May 6th

Remains found on Custer County farm assessed

May 6, 2014

ARNOLD, Neb. (AP) — Officials say remains found on a farm near the central Nebraska town of Arnold likely are those of an American Indian who died between 1820 and 1870.

The skull, mandible and partial skeleton were found in October. Officials from the Nebraska State Historical Society, aided by university researchers, determined the remains were those of a man older than 40. The experts were unable to determine the cause of his death or to which tribe he may have belonged.

The Nebraska Commission on Indian Affairs will oversee the reburial.

May 5th

Officers investigate shooting of Loup City woman

May 5, 2014

LOUP CITY, Neb. (AP) — Officers are investigating the shooting of a woman at her home in Loup City.

The Sherman County Sheriff's Office says deputies responded to a call a little after 10 p.m. Wednesday, April 30. Sandra Hill told deputies that her husband, Michael, had fallen asleep with a handgun on his chest. She says the gun accidentally went off when she tried to awaken him, and the bullet struck one of her hips.

She was taken to Good Samaritan Hospital in Kearney.

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