Fillmore County, NE

Lincoln, NEYork News-Times

Fillmore County inmate missing from community correctional facility

LINCOLN – Authorities have been notified about an inmate missing from the Community Corrections Center – Lincoln (CCC-L). Mia Montes left her place of employment in the community on Monday, but she did not return to the facility. The electronic monitoring device she was wearing had been removed and was later found on the side of the road.
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Jefferson County, NEfairburyjournalnews.com

Upcoming COVID-19 Vaccine Clinics

COVID-19 Vaccinations are continuing throughout Nebraska, including in the Public Health Solutions (PHS) district, which includes Jefferson, Thayer, Gage, Saline and Fillmore counties. PHS will hold a vaccination clinic in Jefferson County at the Fairgrounds in Fairbury on Thursday, May 20, from noon to 6 p.m. Another clinic will be held in Fillmore County at the Fairgrounds in Geneva on Thursday, June 3, from noon to 6 p.m. Walk-in are welcome at both.
Nebraska Statedoniphanherald.com

Nebraska man sentenced in connection with marijuana-growing operation

A Fillmore County man who triggered a social media storm last fall after driving around Lincoln with a racist message on his pickup truck was sentenced to prison Tuesday for attempted manufacture of a controlled substance while in possession of a firearm. Fillmore County District Judge Vicky Johnson sentenced Austin...
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York County, NEYork News-Times

Aaron Ogren again asks to leave prison, answer is no

YORK – Aaron Ogren, 32 -- formerly of Exeter, who was sentenced earlier this year in Fillmore County to a 15-20-year term for letting more than 200 head of cattle die and selling livestock he didn’t own – was also sentenced in York County District Court to a term of 2-3 years a few weeks ago on a related charge of theft.
Fillmore County, NEYork News-Times

Man sentenced for stealing from elderly mother in Fillmore County

GENEVA -- Nebraska Attorney General Doug Peterson announced this week that a North Platte man was sentenced to the Nebraska Department of Corrections after pleading no contest to stealing more than $10,000 from his mother. Billy Phillips, 50, was sentenced to 18 months in prison after appearing before Judge Vicki Johnson in Fillmore County District Court and was immediately taken into custody.
North Platte, NENorth Platte Telegraph

North Platte man sentenced for stealing his mother's money

A North Platte man has been sentenced to state prison after pleading no contest to stealing more than $10,000 from his mother. Billy Phillips, 50, was sentenced to 18 months after appearing before Judge Vicki Johnson in Fillmore County District Court and was immediately taken into custody, according to a press release from Nebraska Attorney General Doug Peterson’s office.
North Platte, NEkgfw.com

North Platte man sentenced after stealing from mother

GENEVA, Neb. (PRESS RELEASE) – Nebraska Attorney General Doug Peterson announced today that a North Platte man was sentenced to the Nebraska Department of Corrections after pleading no contest to stealing more than $10,000 from his mother. Billy Phillips, 50, was sentenced to 18 months after appearing before Judge Vicki Johnson in Fillmore County District Court and was immediately taken into custody.
York County, NEYork News-Times

Aaron Ogren sentenced to 2-3 years in prison in cattle theft case

YORK – Aaron Ogren, 32 -- formerly of Exeter, who was sentenced early this year in Fillmore County to a 15-20-year term for letting more than 200 head of cattle die and selling livestock that he didn’t own – was sentenced to a term of 2-3 years in York County District Court Monday morning on a related charge of theft.
Exeter, NEthenebraskasignal.com

Joint School Board Meeting to be March 30

The Fillmore Central School Board approved two new teaching contracts; accepted the resignation of FC Middle School Principal Steve Adkisson at the end of this school year and purchased a new school bus at its March 15 regularly-scheduled meeting. The school board also discussed briefly the upcoming Tuesday, March 30, joint meeting with the Exeter-Milligan School Board.
Geneva, NEthenebraskasignal.com

Key to the City

Geneva Mayor Eric Kamler presented a Key to the City to the staff at Fillmore Central and delivered a Proclamation that recognized Public Schools Week. The Proclamation read in part, “We the City of Geneva thank the entire Fillmore Central Public School Team for their contributions to our youth and community and commend each of them for their dedication and service to the City of Geneva and Fillmore County.”
Fillmore County, NEthenebraskasignal.com

477 get COVID-19 vaccination on Saturday

A total of 477 area residents were vaccinated on Saturday. This vaccination clinic held on Saturday, March 6, was the second group of COVID-19 vaccinations administered at the county fairgrounds. Previously, the Fillmore County Medical Center (FCMC) and Fillmore County Hospital (FCH) had been conducting vaccinations in the clinic and hospital. When Weaver Pharmacy started getting vaccine through a separate federal retail pharmacy program, the decision was made to use the Ag/Exhibition Hall at the Fillmore County Fairgrounds in Geneva.
Fillmore County, NEthenebraskasignal.com

FCH Top 100 in nation

On March 4, the Chartis Center for Rural Health released its annual list of the Top 100 Critical Access Hospitals in the United States. Fillmore County Hospital (FCH) made the list. This is the same group that recognized FCH as a Top 20 hospital for its quality of care in 2019. The criteria for being an overall Top 100 hospital are based on the Hospital Strength Index and spans multiple areas: market share, quality of care, patient outcomes, patient satisfaction, cost, charge, and financial efficiency.