Prof: Mental health services lacking in Nebraska

A longtime psychologist says Nebraska has dismantled important mental health services over the last decade, effectively turning jails and prisons into the state's biggest treatment centers. University of Nebraska-Lincoln psychologist William Spaulding told a legislative committee Tuesday that a ...

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Prof: Mental health services lacking in Nebraska

A longtime psychologist says Nebraska has dismantled important mental health services over the last decade, effectively turning jails and prisons into the state's biggest treatment centers. University of Nebraska-Lincoln psychologist William Spaulding told a legislative committee Tuesday that a ...

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Former panhandle hospital administrator sentenced to prison

A former panhandle hospital administrator has been sentenced to three years in federal prison for his guilty plea in August to possession of child pornography. Federal Judge Richard Kopf sentenced Jim Parks Tuesday, noting after his prison term it will be followed by 5 years supervised release wi...

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Harms recognized by Health Center Assocation of Nebraska

Senator John Harms was recognized Tuesday by the Health Center Association of Nebraska (HCAN) as a Health Center Advocate of the Year. Nancy Thompson, HCAN CEO said “Senator Harm’s efforts in the last Nebraska legislative session expanded funding for Nebraska’s seven Federally Qualified Hea...

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Governor-elect tabs top advisors

Nebraska Gov.-elect Pete Ricketts has named his top budget and policy advisers. Ricketts announced Tuesday that he will retain Gerry Oligmueller as the state budget administrator and Lauren Kintner as his policy director and general counsel. Oligmueller has served as budget administrator since...

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Bayard Firefighters respond to 3rd stucture fire since August

The Bayard Fire Department was called to a structure fire at a home belonging to Pat and Emery Sherfey on County Road 106 on the west edge of Bayard at 2:47 am Tuesday morning. A release from the Bayard Volunteer Fire Department says upon arrival, smoke was observed coming from the attic and flam...

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Community Calendar

Nov
25
Tue
all-day Pets for Vets
Pets for Vets
Nov 25 all-day
The Panhandle Humane Society (PHS) is offering half price adoption of their shelter dogs for those who have served in the armed forces as a way of saying Thank You throughout the month of November,[...]
Nov
27
Thu
all-day Flock Family Benefit Fund
Flock Family Benefit Fund
Nov 27 all-day
A medical expense benefit fund for the Monty and Nancy Flock family has been established at Platte Valley Banks in Scottsbluff, Torrington and Morrill.  Checks can be made to the Flock Family Benefit Fund.  Nancy[...]
11:00 am Thanksgiving In The Valley
Thanksgiving In The Valley
Nov 27 @ 11:00 am
KNEB Presents the 31st Annual Thanksgiving In The Valley Dinner, and you’re invited. The free dinner with turkey, dressing, and all the trimmings will be served on Thanksgiving Day, November 27th, from 11 until 1[...]
Nov
28
Fri
all-day Pets for Vets
Pets for Vets
Nov 28 all-day
The Panhandle Humane Society (PHS) is offering half price adoption of their shelter dogs for those who have served in the armed forces as a way of saying Thank You throughout the month of November,[...]
all-day YMCA Rookies & Youth Basketball ... @ Scottsbluff YMCA
YMCA Rookies & Youth Basketball ... @ Scottsbluff YMCA
Nov 28 all-day
Just a reminder that Rookies and Youth basketball registration is going on now!  This fun and exciting program is open to all boys and girls in 1st – 6th grade.  Practice begins December 6th with[...]
7:00 pm “The Book of Life”
“The Book of Life”
Nov 28 @ 7:00 pm – Dec 3 @ 1:30 pm
The Historic Midwest Theater announces the film “The Book of Life” will show November 28-30 Movie Synopsis: This film is a vibrant fantasy-adventure, tells the legend of Manolo, a conflicted hero and dreamer who sets[...]

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