Information Wanted for Poached Bull Elk
Wednesday, 19 November 2014 08:48
Conservation officers are seeking information in the investigation of the illegal killing and abandonment of a bull elk in northwestern Nebraska during the opening weekend of firearm deer season.
The elk was found dead west of Crawford on the Peterson Wildlife Management Area, a 2,460-acre property managed by the Nebraska Game and Parks Commission for public hunting. Firearm deer season began Saturday, Nov. 15. Elk are currently out of season.
Anyone with information that leads to the prosecution of the violators may be eligible for a reward. All tips may remain anonymous.
Conservation Officer Dan Kling said any information, regardless of how small, may be significant to the case. He may be reached at 308-430-0572. People with information also may contact the Nebraska Wildlife Crimestoppers hotline at 800-742-7627.
House Fire in Thedford Claims Life
Tuesday, 18 November 2014 08:27
Thedford - Sunday a.m. a house fire east of Thedford claimed the life of 95 year old , Arlyne 'Beanie' Werner. A trucker driving by at approx. 6:30, called the fire in. The first responders got her out, but Werner had succumbed to smoke inhalation.
The fire appeared to have started on the east edge of the home, Werner's bedroom was on the west. They found her still in her bed.
The community is shocked as well as the Thedford United Church of Christ as this is the 3rd loss of members from the congregation in 3 weeks. 100 year old Alfred Goehring, 84 year old Lenore Holt celebration of life services were back to back on November 7th and 8th. "We just had played cards with her on Friday," a fellow card loving friend stated. Services are pending.