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April 18th, 2014
On August 8, 2013 the 2nd annual Loup 2 Loup (L2L) Open Road Race asked its surrounding communities to help with the race that runs the 12 miles between Halsey and Purdum and back again. Just like the year before they came forward to help in so many ways. Some gave their time selling T-shirts and cooking breakfast while others sat along the course and kept watch on the road to keep the drivers safe.
Christopher M. Lightford, 23, was sentenced in Custer County District Court Thursday, April 17, and this time Judge Karin Noakes did not go easy on him.
Lightford was found guilty of one count of theft by taking, and was on probation for the same charge at the time of his arrest. In August 2013, he was ordered to serve 1 year supervised probation and make restitution of $2,680. However, just a year later he was back in jail for the same offense.
LINCOLN - Early voters will be the first in Nebraska to note changes affecting this year's primary ballots, says Secretary of State John Gale. Most notably, some partisan races will not appear, based on passage of LB 56 in the current legislative session.
The Custer County Board of Supervisors will meet on Tuesday, at 9:00 a.m. on April 15, 2014, in the Supervisors room in the Courthouse.
9:00 a.m. Min/mail/committee reports
9:10 a.m. Disc/dec - Middle of month claims
9:40 a.m. Bd. of Equal: Tax List corrections, over, under, omitted properties
Bd. of Equal: Co. Treas. Bryant present the 2014 Public Tax Sale Certifications
Disc/dec - March monthly fee reports
LINCOLN -- April 10 was a busy day at the State Capitol as
lawmakers passed bills that would create a water sustainability
fund, allow same-day voting and reduce the recidivism rate of offenders
released from prison, among other things.
LB565, introduced by Sen. John Nelson of Omaha was one of those passed this week. The bill will create new procedures for registering to vote
and casting an early ballot on the same day. Early ballots will be placed in an envelope with the voter's name and address and kept securely for counting. It cannot be counted if an
Springâ€™s the time when grannies always rallied their whole family for wholesale cleanup and fix-up down on the farm.
The age-old spring cleaning and fix-up tradition has fostered Earth Day, Arbor Day and now itâ€™s whole communities rallying forces around a general â€śpound out the rugsâ€ť activity.
Community-wide cleanup day is April 12 in Broken Bow and the â€śgrannyâ€ť who is figuratively wielding the rug beater is Donnis Bullock, Broken Bow Chamber Executive.
If you have driven by a large, beautiful, adobe-style building on the interstate at the Lincoln 27th Street exit, you've probably wondered what it was. It is the Kuck Motor-sport Collection. Gary and Susan Kuck, along with their son, Scott, have more than 35 years of collecting antique classic muscle cars and race cars, dating from 1906 to the present which they display in this beautiful building.
Travis Marcus, 30, appeared in Custer County District Court April 3 for arraignment on two counts. Marcus is charged in count 1 with criminal attempt - 2nd degree sexual assault of a child, and count 2, child abuse.
The Broken Bow City Council will meet Tuesday, April 8, for a regularly scheduled meeting in City Hall. The agenda for the meeting is as follows:
CITY COUNCIL MEETING
CITY OF BROKEN BOW
TUESDAY â€“ APRIL 8, 2014
Open meeting as 12:00 Noon
Announcement of Posting of the Open Meeting Laws Act
Approval of Consent Agenda
Minutes â€“ March 25, 2014 Council Meeting
Claims â€“ April 8, 2014 Regular Council Meeting
Approval of Broken Bow Fire Department Officers effective April 8, 2014
Indian Hills Meadows LLC and Midwest Housing Initiatives are pleased to join for the ground breaking of Indian Hills Meadows, a new subdivision in Broken Bow, NE on Tuesday, April 8 at 2 p.m. at 17th & Cherokee Lane in Broken Bow. The public is invited to attend.
â€śIndian Hills Meadows was made possible through a strong local commitment to workforce housing,â€ť said Paula Rhian, Development Director for Excel Development Group which is developing the project.