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Lexington man charged with illegal reentry
Jorge Domingo-Tomas, 51, of Lexington, was named in a federal indictment Thursday. He was charged with illegal reentry after deportation, which occurred on or about June 12, according to a press release from Kelly’s office.
'On The Hook' food truck visits Lexington
LEXINGTON — On the Hook, a fish and chips food truck, made a stop in Lexington on Thursday, June 21 from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. in the Family Dollar parking lot. The business specializes in wild Alaskan cod and sells “fish and chips.”
Case under investigation referred to the Dawson County Attorney’s Office for Grand Jury review
On Monday, June 18th, 2018 at approximately 1756 hours, law enforcement received a report of a man allegedly threatening another person with a firearm in the area of Hwy 30 near Overton, Nebraska. Deputies from the Dawson County Sheriff’s Office and Nebraska State Patrol responded to the area. A m
On release from jail, Cozad man charged in sex assault of child
Donald Aldridge, 25, of Cozad was charged Thursday in Dawson County Court with first-degree sexual assault of a child and faces a maximum of life in prison, according to court records.
Previvor takes big steps for health
Melissa BeDunnah of Lexington recently learned she has the BRCA2 genetic mutation inherited from her mother. She will have surgery this summer to reduce her risk of hearing the words “You have cancer.” Her decision is lovingly supported by her husband Sam BeDunnah, her parents Ron and Bea King, and
The Cancer Curve Ball vs. Relay Magic
Pam Ackerman has been a team captain for the cancer support group Relay team several times in the past 16 years. Some of last year’s team members were, from left to right: Cristy Thompson, North Platte; Bea King, Melissa BeDunnah, Ron King, Hailey Wagener, Christina Wagener, guest Caroline Vance, Pa
Police say suspect killed himself after chase
The case has been referred to was referred to South Central Area Law Enforcement Services, or SCALES. Investigators from the Lexington Police Department, Kearney Police Department and Buffalo County Sheriff’s Office were assigned and responded to the area to conduct the investigation.
Williams chooses life over cancer
Colon cancer survivor Susan Williams (center holding baby) loves spending time with her family including special gatherings at Jeffrey Lake. The family includes, left to right: Ainsley, Luke, Maddox, Julie and Jax Rickertsen; Matt and Susan Williams with baby Lila; Robert, Meredith, Reid and Joelle
Man leads police on chase in Dawson County then takes his own life; case now referred to Dawson County Attorney’s Office
On Monday, June 18, 2018 at approximately 5:56 p.m., law enforcement received a report of a man allegedly threatening another person with a firearm in the area of Hwy 30 near Overton. Deputies from the Dawson County Sheriff’s Office and Nebraska State Patrol responded to the area. A male suspect mat
Here's your guide to early Fourth of July celebrations in Hub Territory
“We have sponsors from St. Louis, Missouri, from St. Joe, Missouri, from all over that know us or have an affiliation with people we know and want to be part of it,” Cruise said.
Parade part of alumni weekend festivities
There were 14 entries to the parade this year. Honor classes present were 1948, 1968, 1978, 1998 and 2008. Other entries were the Lexington Lions Club, Lexington CASA, Biehl Cattle Company, Trius, Lexington Regional Health Center, Plum Creek Motors, Lexington Area Chamber of Commerce, Orthman Commun
Families Belong Together event to be held Sunday at Harmon Park
The event, Families Belong Together, was initiated earlier this month by Gladys Cox in Lexington, who proposed hosting events here and in Lexington, Grand Island and Hastings and found people to help coordinate them. Ashley Weets reached out to individuals in the Kearney Indivisible and Kearney Acti
State troopers seize nearly 300 pounds of marijuana in central Nebraska stop
Nebraska State Patrol troopers seized nearly 300 pounds of marijuana and arrested two men Wednesday after an Interstate 80 traffic stop near Kearney, an agency spokesman said.Just before 8:30 a.m., a trooper stopped an eastbound semitrailer for making an improper lane change, Cody Thomas of the Stat
After 31 years in Kearney, Sims open Shop EZ West at Johnson Lake
Buy NowDavid Sims, left, has owned and operated Sims Shop EZ for 31 years in Kearney. He recently opened Shop EZ West at Johnson Lake with his wife, Virginia; daughter, Morgan; and her husband, Matt. Morgan, right, often works one day on the weekend, and her 1-year-old son, Grant, will tag along.Ash
Alumni banquet offers feast of memories
The 127th Annual Lexington High School Banquet honored classes ending in ‘8’ with these speakers. Front row, left to right: Jeff Strohmyer, 1978; Becky Kugler, 1968; Rod Hock, 1958; Janet (George) Hibbs Jones, 1953; and Ed Darby, 1948. Back row: Kobe Lo, 2018; Roldofo DeAnda, 2008; Brad Carpenter, 1
Cozad arts festival Saturday encourages artists, just as Robert Henri did
The Robert Henri Arts Festival follows in the footsteps of the museum’s namesake by encouraging artists. “He was an incredible artist, very talented. I think it’s interesting how people were drawn to him,” said museum executive director Caroline Gaudreault. The free festival begins at 10 a.m. on Sat
Man accused of burglarizing Kearney home, leading police in high-speed chase now facing charges in Buffalo County
Christian M. Alvarez, 20, was charged last week in Buffalo County Court with felony robbery, burglary and possession of burglar’s tools, and criminal mischief and theft, both misdemeanors. He currently is being held in the Hall County Jail after leading Hall County law enforcement on a pursuit in we
Miniature horse among graduates of Hilltop Canine College’s dog obedience course
However, his most distinctive characteristic was being a 14-month-old, 120-pound miniature horse among the young dogs graduating from Hilltop Canine College’s eight-week basic dog obedience course. The classes were at Happy Tails Lodge northwest of Kearney.
Winners of the Nebraskaland Days parade announced
By JOB VIGIL firstname.lastname@example.org sec ago(…)The 2018 Nebraskaland Days on Parade award winners have been announced.The annual parade wound its way through downtown North Platte for the 50th yearon Saturday.Winners:» Kids Division — Guardians of Children Flat Rock» Sponsor — Great Western Bank» T
Dawson County Raceway Results – 6/17
Looking to outrun the storm were the competitors that challenged for top honors at Dawson County Raceway in Lexington, Nebraska on Sunday evening. Earning rave reviews for their performances were the feature winners that included Rece Vaught, Anthony Roth, Jacob Olmstead, Mike Nichols and Luke Wasso