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Police Launch Investigation After School Bomb Threat

DAWSON COUNTY -- NE Some schools in Western Nebraska are still on lockdown after a bomb threat from early Thursday morning. The Cozad and Lexington police departments and they say they're handling the instance very seriously. According to police ...

Officers nab Nebraska armed robbery suspect at Toledo motel

A tip from Lexington, Neb. police led to the apprehension of a suspect in Toledo they wanted in Nebraska for armed robbery and burglary. Toledo Police Chief Bob Kendall, officer Andrea Young and Tama Police officer Barnette Curry went to the Designer Inn ...

Around Town

Those who cannot attend may send cards to the Prasches at 43471 Rd 762, Lexington, NE 68850. The family of Dixie Dreher invites you to help celebrate her 80th birthday with an Open House on Saturday, June 13 from 2:00-5:00 p.m. at the Gosper County Senior ...

Terry W. Self

Terry and Connie were blessed with two boys Michael and Brian. The Self family spent years in Michigan and Texas before settling in Lexington, Nebraska, where they lived until eventually returning to Gering.

Mass of Christian Burial for Elizabeth L. “Betty” Lovitt, age 87, of Oconto

Mass of Christian Burial for Elizabeth L. “Betty” Lovitt, age 87, of Oconto will be held Tuesday, May 26, 2015, at 11:00 a.m. at St. Ann’s Catholic Church in Lexington, Nebraska. Visitation will be Monday, May 25, 2015, from 5-7 p.m. with Rosary to ...

June sentencing scheduled for man convicted for exchange of gunshots with police in Nebraska

LEXINGTON, Nebraska — A June sentencing has been scheduled for a 26-year-old man convicted for an exchange of gunshots with Lexington police. The Kearney Hub reports (http://bit.ly/1R6dNyu) that Jose Covarrubias pleaded no contest and was convicted on ...

Keith Sanderson Finishes Sixth at 2015 World Cup USA

In Women’s Air Pistol, 2012 Olympian Sandra Uptagrafft (Phenix City, Alabama) was the highest finisher for the U.S. in 36th place with a score of 378 and Courtney Anthony (Lexington, Nebraska) finished in 72nd place with a score of 369. Antoaneta Boneva ...

Manhunt Underway After Holdrege Shooting Leaves One in Serious Condition

around 11 p.m. Thursday. Officers confirmed 34-year-old Donald F. Handy III of Lexington, Nebraska had been shot. Handy was transported to Phelps Memorial Health Center and a short time later was flown to Good Samaritan Hospital in Kearney where he ...

Orthman Manufacturing Expands In Lexington, Nebraska, With Plans To Hire 100 Workers

Orthman Manufacturing Inc., a firm that produces heavy duty ...
manufacturing facility on 28 acres in southeast Lexington, Nebraska, where it expects to hire 100 additional employees. Orthman President John McCoy cited agreements with the state of Nebraska ...

Mother, Son Killed in Lexington, Nebraska House Fire

LEXINGTON, Neb. (AP) -- A portable space heater sparked a house fire that killed a mother and her son, authorities said Wednesday. The woman's husband and another son escaped the blaze at 9:45 a.m. CST Tuesday but remained hospitalized with smoke and burn ...

Single Family Residential for $84,000 in Lexington, TN

Single Family Residential for $84,000 in Lexington, TN. Click here for more info, map and virtual tour

Time Warner Cable to offer enhanced DVR in Lexington, other regional markets

Time Warner Cable will offer its Enhanced DVR system in Lexington and other area markets to combat DirecTV's Genie DVR and Dish Network's Hopper DVR system.Click to Continue »

Replacement Flag Rises In Lexington

A replacement flag was raised May 20th, at the Lexington Memorial Battle Flag #3 - Visitor's Center site, thanks to our "Guardians of the flags"! Last weekend, sometime late Saturday evening or ea…

Item #6. Fish & Chips in London.

Looking back, I wish I had added more items to this list that involved eating food. Who doesn’t love eating really good food? It’s so much easier to accomplish than say, running a marathon or even cl…

Southern Md. Police Beat: cops say armed robber approached a victim in the California Walmart parking lot

NEW!  ENTER READER POLL ON CRIME IN ST. MARY’S COUNTY 5-18-15 Burglary – Unknown suspect(s) entered a residence on Sue Drive in Lexington Park, and stole property. CASE #28738-15 5-18-15 Theft – Unk…

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Small plane crashes into pond in Lexington County

LEXINGTON, S.C. (AP) — A small private plane has crashed into a pond in Lexington County after taking off from the Columbia Metropolitan Airport. Local media outlets report the single-engine plane cr…

Another Property Sold in Lexington, MA

Lexington, MA: This Condo in Lexington, MA recently sold for $800,000. This is a Townhouse style home and features 5 total rooms, 4 full baths, 1 half bath, 3 bedrooms, 0.07 acres, and was sold by …

Elementary Students In Lexington Support Classmate With Cancer

http://media.boston.cbslo cal.com/CBSBOS_2005201518 310200000AA.mp4 LEXINGTON (CBS) – Students at the Bridge Elementary School in Lexington are doing all they can to support a classmate battli…

The Pie Seller, The Drunk, and The Lady: Heroes of the 1833 Cholera Epidemic in Lexington, Kentucky

The Kentucky Historical Society Presents  The Pie Seller, The Drunk, and The Lady: Heroes of the 1833 Cholera Epidemic in Lexington, Kentucky During the 19th century, cholera raged through the Unit…


Domestic violence in LEXINGTON NEBRASKA

Does your partner ever….

> Embarrass you with put-downs?

> Control what you do, who you see or talk to or where you go?

> Look at you or act in ways that scare you?

> Push you, slap you, choke you or hit you?

> Stop you from seeing your friends or family members?

> Control the money in the relationship? Take your money or Social Security check, make you ask for money or refuse to give you money?

> Make all of the decisions?

> Tell you that you’re a bad parent or threaten to take away your children?

> Prevent you from working or attending school?

> Act like the abuse is no big deal, deny the abuse or tell you it’s your own fault?

> Destroy your property or threaten to kill your pets?

> Intimidate you with guns, knives or other weapons?

> Attempt to force you to drop criminal charges?

> Threaten to commit suicide, or threaten to kill you?

If you answered ‘yes’ to even one of these questions, you may be in an unhealthy or abusive relationship. Don’t hesitate to chat or call to 1-800-799-SAFE if anything you read raises a red flag about your own relationship or that of someone you know.

For over 17 years, the National Domestic Violence Hotline has been the vital link to safety for women, men, children and families affected by domestic violence. With the help of our dedicated advocates and staff, we respond to calls 24/7, 365 days a year.

We provide confidential, one-on-one support to each caller and chatter, offering crisis intervention, options for next steps and direct connection to sources for immediate safety. Our database holds over 5,000 agencies and resources in communities all across the country. Bilingual advocates are on hand to speak with callers, and our Language Line offers translations in 170+ different languages.

The Hotline is an excellent source of help for concerned friends, family, co-workers and others seeking information and guidance on how to help someone they know. We work to educate communities all over through events, campaigns, and dynamic partnerships with companies ranging from The Avon Foundation to Verizon. Today, The Hotline is continuing to grow and explore new avenues of service.




The importance of local education funding in LEXINGTON NEBRASKA

Yesterday, President Obama spoke to the Council of the Great City Schools about the exceptional progress being made within local and state education levels. The work of our administrators and educators has been more impactful than ever, resulting in higher standardized test scores in some of the previously lowest-performing schools and increased resources for students.

In fact, more graduation caps are going airborne as high school students are graduating at the highest rate ever recorded, with the largest improvement among minority and low-income students.

See what President Obama had to say about what we must do to improve access to quality education in America: 

This funding is an investment in our nation's future that has been able to give the kind of education our children need and deserve to compete in the 21st century. 

President Obama hopes that the upcoming budget plan by the Republican House and Senate will reflect the priorities of educating every child. If their new budget maintains sequester-level funding of the past, we would actually be giving less federal support to America’s schools than we were back in 2000.

Most alarmingly, if their current proposal is not changed, over the next six years, billions of dollars would be cut in education funding. That means we'd be cutting the support given to America's most impoverished schools, the funding that has helped create the progress we're seeing today. 

"The notion that we would be going backwards instead of forwards in how we’re devoting resources to educating our kids makes absolutely no sense." 


People help people. Gods do not help people

HealthDay news image Organ transplants have saved more than two million years of life in the United States over a period of 25 years, new research shows.But fewer than half the people who needed a transplant in this period they received, according to a report in the online edition of the January 28 issue of the journalSurgery JAMA ."The critical shortage of donors continues to affect this field. Just 47.9 percent of patients on the waiting list during the 25 years of the study underwent a transplant. The need is increasing, and therefore the Organ donation should increase, "wrote Dr. Abbas Rana, Baylor College of Medicine in Houston, and colleagues. The researchers analyzed the medical records of more than 530,000 people receiving organ transplants between 1987 and 2012, and nearly 580,000 people who signed up for the waiting list but never received a transplant. In that period, transplants saved 2.2 million life years, with an average of just over four years saved for each person who received a transplant from a living body, the study authors noted in a news release from the journal . The number of years saved by type of organ transplant life were: kidney, 1.3 million years; liver, more than 460,000; heart, almost 270,000; lung, about 65,000: pancreas and kidney, nearly 80,000; pancreas, just under 15,000, and intestines, around 4,500. One expert noted the relevance of the findings. "This study highlights the importance of organ donation, and shows that solid organ transplants save lives. One organ donor can have an impact on up to 50 lives," said Dr. Kareem Abu-Elmagd, director of the Center for transplant at the Cleveland Clinic in Ohio. "The field of transplantation continues to seek ways to save more lives," said Abu-Elmagd. "For example, the program of ex vivo perfusion of organs of the Cleveland Clinic has been studying perfusion technology to better preserve organs donated." Powered by infusion, a machine pumps oxygen and nutrients to the donated enriched to prevent damage or deterioration of the body prior to transplant into a patient waiting, according to the Cleveland Clinic organ solution. Baylor researchers suggested a direct solution. "We call for greater support of transplantation and solid organ donation, valuable efforts have an impressive record of achievements and tremendous potential to do even more good for humanity in the future," concluded the authors. HealthDay, translated by HispaniCare

SOURCES: Kareem Abu-Elmagd, MD, Ph.D., director, Cleveland Clinic´s Transplant Center, Ohio; JAMA Surgery , news release, Jan. 28, 2015



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