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Beatrice man arrested for sexual assault

A Beatrice man was arrested for sexual assault after police say he had sex with a 13-year-old girl.Marshal P. Oden, 25, was arrested Thursday after police contacted the victim while investigating a juvenile runaway report.Just after 6:30 a.m. police questioned the victim about where she had been tha

BEATRICE DAILY SUN - 2018-06-22 15:16:00

Early Tuesday Morning Drug Bust In Fairbury

During the search, officers found items of drug paraphernalia, as well as illegal narcotics suspected to be Methamphetamine. The Jefferson County Sheriff’s Department then took Douglas Beu age 49 of Fairbury into custody. Beu is charged with alleged possession of a Controlled Substance and Distr


Jail given in burglary case

A Beatrice man who stole copper and other items from a building was sentenced to jail followed by probation.Charles E. Fisher, 53, appeared in Gage County District Court Thursday where he was sentenced to serve 90 days in jail followed by two years of probation for charges of attempted burglary, pos

BEATRICE DAILY SUN - 2018-06-21 19:46:00

County Board addresses Beatrice 6 concerns

The six people convicted and later cleared of killing Helen Wilson in 1985: (from top left) Joseph White, Tom Winslow, JoAnn Taylor, Deb Shelden, James Dean and Kathy Gonzalez.


Attempted Sexual Assault of Minor, Lands Beatrice Man in Prison

Beatrice Police last September were called to investigate a possible sexual assault of a 15-year-old, where the victim had been taken to Beatrice Community Hospital, for an exam. Authorities learned that the boy had gone to Haynes North 9thStreet home, to “hang out” and had been drinking prior to a


39th Homestead Days Underway, in Beatrice

A lot of activities again focus on Charles Park this year. Saturday morning, a ten-k, five-k race and one-mile run will be held at Chautauqua Park, with registration beginning at six-thirty a.m. Friday night, there’s a cycling tour along The Chief Standing Bear Trail.

KWBE.COM - 2018-06-21 00:00:00

Theft of Copper From Vacant Beatrice Building, Lands Man in Jail, on Probation

Charles Fisher was sentenced in Gage County District Court to 90-days in county jail, and two years on probation, after being convicted of attempted burglary, being a felon in possession of a weapon, and obstructing police. The weapon was a small knife which the judge suspected was being used as a

KWBE.COM - 2018-06-21 00:00:00

Memory lane brings joy: McLain to share vintage gowns to CountryHouse for Wedding Day Celebration

Susan McLain will let guests touch the historic wedding gowns she brings to the Wedding Day Celebration at CountryHouse Residence June 29. McLain, of Beatrice, will talk about wedding attire from Victorian times through the 1970s. The public is invited.Courtesy, Susan McLain

KEARNEY HUB - 2018-06-21 15:50:00

Aubrey Trail waives preliminary hearing, will stand trial in Sydney Loofe's death

WILBER, Neb. —Aubrey Trail will stand trial in connection with the death of Sydney Loofe.Trail appeared in person Tuesday morning in Saline County Court in Wilber and waived his right to a preliminary hearing. The case will be bound over to Saline County District Court.Trail has been charged withfir


All-women airplane race makes a stop in Beatrice

For many, summer vacation is synonymous with road-tripping across the country or spending time outdoors with family and friends.But for Nancy Rohr, summer vacation means taking to the skies.Rohr is one of the over 100 women pilots competing in the 42nd annual Air Race Classic, which began Tuesday mo


Appeals court grants new sentencing hearings for DC sniper

FILE - In this Oct. 26, 2004, file photo, Lee Boyd Malvo enters a courtroom in the Spotsylvania, Va., Circuit Court. Malvo, a sniper serving life in prison for terrorizing the Washington, D.C., region as a teenager must get new sentencing hearings in Virginia, a federal appeals court ruled Thursday,

GRAND ISLAND INDEPENDENT - 2018-06-21 17:43:49

Friends of missing Beatrice man say they won't stop searching

LINCOLN, Neb. -It has been three weeks since anyone has seen or heard from 37-year-old Edward Parker. He was last seen in Beatrice on June 1. Beatrice Police Chief Bruce Lang said the longer it takes to find him, the worse the situation for police."It isn't uncommon for adults to run away from home,


Bass hunters probe Oxbow Trail

The lake, located 1.5 miles east of Ulysses, is the property of the Upper Big Blue Natural Resources District headquartered in York.


Man arrested for drug possession in Beatrice park

The officer shouted to show their hands, and Gage County Court documents state Beck reached into his short pockets and pulled out hypodermic needles and threw them on the river, then bent down, grabbed an aluminum can and threw that in the river. He also allegedly threw a small baggie in the river w


Beatrice home damaged by fire

“They did a good job getting up the attic to stop the spread,” Daake said. “Attic holes aren’t designed for people anyway, and then you got turnout gear and air packs on. We have special tools to pull a ceiling down and attack from underneath. If you cut a hole in the roof, you’re going down a chimn


Shipping Containers Addressed in Proposed Beatrice Ordinance

Although no action was taken, the Beatrice City Council did give final approval to other ordinance revisions. Those changes restrict swimming pools of greater than two feet depth in front yards, or street side yards. Another change would allow restaurant drive-throughs in Limited Commercial Distri


Council approves disorderly residence ordinance

The Beatrice City Council approved an ordinance Monday that allows police to potentially ticket owners of rowdy rental homes in town.The ordinance related to disorderly rental homes was previously met with resistance from some homeowners, prompting the council to delay action from its May 21 meeting


Suspect arrested for vehicle theft

A Beatrice man was arrested Sunday after reports he was driving a stolen vehicle in town.Rhory Ivy, 35, was arrested for possession of a stolen motor vehicle after a Beatrice police officer was dispatched to the area of Fifth and Garfield streets for reports that a stolen vehicle was at the intersec


In Gage County, many remain unconvinced that Beatrice Six were innocent

The Beatrice Six, top row, from left: Tom Winslow, Ada JoAnn Taylor, Debra Shelden. Bottom row, from left: Kathy Gonzalez, James Dean and Joseph E. White.


UPDATE: House Fire Causes $30,000 Loss

The last fire units cleared the scene at about 10:55, Saturday night. The home was the former location of the Beatrice YWCA and later was used as a teen gathering place, prior to becoming a residence.