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Bradshaw man sentenced to jail, probation for felony perjury

YORK – Rodney G. Will, 56, of Bradshaw has been sent to jail and ordered to probation in a case where he was initially charged with nine counts of felony perjury. According to court documents, Will was questioned during a preliminary hearing in York County Court back on June 17, 2021. During his testimony during that preliminary hearing, he was asked about the details of deputies being at his residence.
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Woman sentenced to prison for having large amount of methamphetamine

YORK – A 48-year-old Lincoln woman (whose address has also been listed as Lexington in court documents) has been sentenced to prison time in York County District Court in a case involving her possession of a very large amount of methamphetamine. Marlene Browning earlier pleaded guilty to attempt of...
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York woman sentenced to probation for failure to comply as sex offender

YORK – Tambra Patz, 53, of York, was sentenced this week in a case involving her non-compliance as a registered sex offender. Investigators said she failed to provide required information to local authorities, as she is legally bound to do so as a lifetime registrant in the state of Nebraska.
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Heartland holds sixth annual Academic Letter of Intent Day

HENDERSON -- Most of us are familiar with the athletic National Letter of Intent ceremonies held in the spring in high schools across the country. Heartland Community Schools has now added an Academic Letter of Intent ceremony for those students that also excel in the classroom. The only criteria for recognition is for the student to accept a scholarship from the college they will attend that is specifically awarded for academic achievement.
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Letter to the editor: York County resident weighs in on use of ARPA funds

In my opinion, the decision process on the distribution of the $2.6 million in federal ARPA funds gives our county commissioners the opportunity to demonstrate how important financial oversight is when dealing with this windfall. Federal oversight appears to have been lacking with the distribution of PPP funds. Federal stimulus...
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Plea agreement reached in firearm, cocaine case

YORK – A plea agreement has been reached in a case where a 23-year-old California man was charged with six felony counts in York County District Court, related to illegal firearms and drugs, including cocaine. The case began when York County Sheriff’s deputies were conducting a traffic stop along...
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County will save $5,000 on electricity due to York solar share

YORK – The county will be saving about $5,000 a year on electricity thanks to the city sharing its solar shares after a small solar field was built on landfill land. Seventeen acres of unused space in the southeast corner of the landfill is now covered with solar generation panels.
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Grand Island Independent

York man pleads no contest in cocaine possession case

YORK – Daniel Davis Jr., 30, of York, has pleaded no contest in a case involving cocaine possession. This case against Davis began when a traffic stop was initiated in York, on North Lincoln Avenue, as the deputy alleges Davis was speeding. During the traffic stop, according to court...
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Plea agreement reached in drug, failure to appear case

YORK – Last October, a bench warrant was issued for the arrest of Edith Hernandez, 31, of Long Beach, Calif., who failed to show up for arraignment on a charge of drug possession after a traffic stop in York County. She was eventually taken into custody and this past week, she pleaded no contest to drug possession.
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Grand Island Independent

YCDC’s 17 County Leadership Program soon to start second class

YORK -- In 2020 and 2021, York County Development Corporation (YCDC) organized the 17 County Leadership Program with the help of Cultivate Rural Leaders. The program has since transitioned to being run by Dr. Shannon Leinen, professor of York College’s Master of Arts in Organizational and Global Leadership program. Up to 17 leaders will be selected for the 2022 program, which will run through October 2022. Applications will be due June 30.
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Commissioners open bids for bridge by Sacks Lake

YORK – A million-dollar bridge will soon be going in on Road O, between Road M550 and Road M450, near Sacks Lake in York County. The York County Commissioners took bids for the project this week. This bridge is included in the county’s one-year road program and is part...
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YPD investigating attempted bank robbery at Cornerstone North

YORK – The York Police Department is currently investigating an attempted bank robbery which occurred Thursday, May 19, at approximately 4:56 p.m. Police say the situation happened at the north branch of Cornerstone Bank, located at 1730 North Lincoln Avenue. “The suspect entered the building at approximately 4:56 p.m.,...
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York County Crime Stoppers: police investigating attempted bank robbery

YORK, Neb. — Police are investigating after a man attempted to rob a bank Thursday afternoon in York, according to York County Crime Stoppers. They said a man was seen on surveillance video entering Cornerstone Bank North, 1730 North Lincoln Avenue, just before 5 p.m. and left the property with an undisclosed amount of money.
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