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January 10th

January 13, 2014: Today in Central Nebraska

January 10, 2014

Scheduled Today:

School Events:
* FFA Soup Supper at the Broken Bow High School cafeteria at 5:00pm
* FFA Labor Auction following the soup supper at 7:30pm

Community Events:
* No events

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

Today's Public Meetings & Conferences:
* Directors of the Middle Loup Public Power District will hold their meeting at the District's Office in Arcadia at 7:30pm

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

January 12, 2014 - Today in Central Nebraska

January 10, 2014

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

Community Events:
* Litchfield Community Club pancake brunch at the Community Center starting at 11am until 2pm

For more information on the above events, check out the calendar from the homepage of this site.

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.

PSC reminds customers of cold weather rule

January 10, 2014

LINCOLN – In light of recent weather, the Nebraska Public Service Commission is reminding customers about its cold weather rule, which applies to the state’s three investor-owned natural gas utilities - SourceGas, Black Hills, and NorthWestern. From November 1 through March 31, these natural gas utilities must give customers an additional 30 days to pay their bills prior to disconnection for non-payment.

Nominations for American History Teacher of the Year

January 10, 2014

The Nebraska Department of Education is seeking nominations for the 2014 Nebraska American History Teacher of the Year.

The Nebraska State History Teacher of the Year will receive a check for $1,000, historical teaching materials and will be eligible for the National History Teacher of the Year Award, which includes a $10,000 award.

All nominations must be submitted by Feb. 1 on the Gilder Lehrman website at: http://www.gilderlehrman.org/programs-exhibitions/national-history-teach...

January 9th

Have a Heart campaign announced

January 9, 2014

Leadership Custer County is asking everyone to ‘Have a Heart’ this winter and enter their ‘Food Bank Challenge.’

Leadership Custer County teams (originated by the Custer Economic Development Corporation) have been researching the needs in our respective communities and have found that the area Food Pantries need our help.

Team members Jami Anderson, Pete Cunning ham, Jim Morgan, Tim Loy and Todd Jonas talked about the reasons behind the push at this time.

Seventh, eighth graders invited to enter the 2014 `Why I Want to Go to College’ writing contest

January 9, 2014

The 12th annual “Why I Want to Go to College” writing contest for seventh and eighth graders was announced today by Nebraska State Treasurer Don Stenberg. The contest, open to students in Nebraska and across the United States, is sponsored by the Nebraska State Treasurer’s Office and the Omaha Storm Chasers.

A total of $14,000 in College Savings Accounts will be awarded as prizes.

Tragedy in Burwell

January 9, 2014

BURWELL, Neb. (AP) — The Nebraska State Patrol says it's leading the investigation into the deaths of a Burwell man and his daughter.
The patrol said Wednesday that the deaths of 31-year-old Christopher Melling and his daughter, Aimee, are being investigated as a murder-suicide. Aimee would have been 3 later this month.

The bodies were found Tuesday afternoon after officers were sent to the Burwell house to check on the residents. Neighbors had reported their concerns after seeing no activity at the home.

A firearm was found at the scene. Autopsies were ordered.

January 8th

'In Remembrance' tribute to loved ones

January 8, 2014

The deadline has been extended - so hurry and get your tribute information submitted for this very special “in loving memory” section to be published Jan. 23. The section will feature excerpts from all obituaries which have appeared in the Chief in 2013, as well as loving tributes to those who have gone before us - no matter how long ago or how recent. Photos of your loved one may be included, along with the wording you choose. Prices vary according to size; you may choose from 1/8 page, 1/4 page, 1/2 page or a full page tribute.

January 6th

January 14, 2014: Today in Central Nebraska

January 6, 2014

Scheduled Today:

School Events:
* Junior Varsity Girls & Boys Basketball against Wood River at 4:30pm
* Varsity Girls Basketball vs. Wood River at 6:00pm
* Varsity Boys Basketball vs. Wood River at 7:45pm

Community Events:
* Board Equalization to Meet at the Board Room of the Courthouse

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

Today's Public Meetings & Conferences:
* Regular meeting of Board of Supervisors of Custer County at 9:00am in the Supervisors Room of the Courthouse

January 11, 2014: Today in Central Nebraska

January 6, 2014

Scheduled Today:

School Events:
* Junior Varsity Girls/Boys Basketball vs Gibbon at 4:30pm
* Varsity Girls Basketball vs. Gibbon at 6:00pm
* Varsity Boys Basketball vs. Gibbon at 7:45pm
* Elementary Cheer Camp grades K-6

Community Events:
* Miller Dances of January at the Community Hall starting at 7:00pm

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

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