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May 13th, 2014

The unofficial count is in, Custer County says Sasse for Senator and McCoy for governor

May 13, 2014

The first wave of numbers have been counted, in Custer County the vote for Senator went as follows: Republicans, Clifton R. Johnson - 26; Shane Osborn - 459; Sid Dinsdale - 488; Ben Sasse - 1,283; Bart McLeay - 118. Democrats, Larry Marvin - 162 and Dave Domina - 213. No Libertarians were on the ballot for the primary.

In the Governor's race: Republicans, Tom Carlson - 122; Beau McCoy - 817; Jon Bruning - 587; Mike Foley - 332; Pete Ricketts - 463; and Bryan Slone - 49. Democrats, Chuck Hassebrook - 370. Libertarians, Mark G. Elworth Jr. - 1.

May 13, 2014: Today in Central Nebraska

May 13, 2014

Scheduled Today:

School Events:
* 1st grad through 4th grade track meet starting at 9:30am
* Spring Sports Program at the High School gym starting at 7pm

Community Events:
* Night at the Museum events continue starting 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:
* Mayor and council of the City of Broken Bow will meet at 12:00 noon in Council Chambers

May 12th

Nebraska National Guard to provide public safety support in storm areas

May 12, 2014

(Lincoln, Neb.) Gov. Dave Heineman today traveled to communities heavily hit by severe storms yesterday, including Beaver Crossing, Cordova and Sutton, to survey damage. The severe storms, including at least a dozen confirmed tornadoes, stretched approximately 90 miles, from west of Sutton to Omaha.

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.