Media Releases

Media Releases

November 15, 2018
Douglas County will celebrate their 19th consecutive year participating in National Adoption Day on Saturday, November 17, from 8:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. at the Douglas-Omaha Civic Center, 1819 Farnam Street, Omaha, Nebraska, 68183. The event begins with a guest speaker at the 8:30 a.m. press conference with adoptions of 38 children of all ages to follow. The event is hosted by Judge Elizabeth Crknovich. There will be entertainment (balloon artist, face painting, magician, etc.), gifts for all...Read more
November 15, 2018
Scottsbluff will celebrate National Adoption Day on Saturday, December 8 from 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. at Planet Bounce in the Monument Mall, 2302 Frontage Road, Suite 30, Scottsbluff, Nebraska, 69361, just after National Adoption Awareness Month. The event is hosted by Judge James Worden and Judge Kris Mickey and will include entertainment and activities like bounce houses and carnival games for children that have been adopted in Scotts Bluff, Box Butte, Morrill, Sheridan, Kimball, and Cheyenne...Read more
November 15, 2018
LINCOLN – Andrew C. Butler, Hastings; Ryan C. Carson, Gibbon; Aaron M. Bishop, David B. Brinegar, and Jeffrey P. Ensz, all of Kearney, have submitted applications for appointment as District Judge in the 9th Judicial District consisting of Buffalo and Hall counties. The primary office location of this vacancy will be Kearney, Buffalo County, Nebraska, but in order to provide maximum service to all areas of the judicial district, the judge who fills the declared vacancy will be required to sit...Read more
November 14, 2018
On December 11, 2018, at 10 a.m., central time, the Judicial Resources Commission will hold its annual meeting pursuant to Neb. Rev. Stat. § 24-1205 to determine whether (1) a new judgeship is appropriate in any judicial district or a reduction in judgeships is appropriate in any judicial district, or (2) the judicial district boundaries or the number of judicial districts should be changed for the district or county courts. The Commission shall also examine current caseload statistics and make...Read more
November 8, 2018
Norfolk will celebrate National Adoption Day on Saturday, November 17 from 3:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. at the Norfolk YMCA, 301 W. Benjamin Avenue, Norfolk, Nebraska, 68701, by invitation only. The event is hosted by Judge Ross Stoffer and will include entertainment and activities (jump house, swimming, laser tag, balloon animals, crafts, meal and short program) for children that have been adopted in Madison, Pierce, Antelope, Cedar, Wayne, Cuming, Stanton and Knox counties over the past year and...Read more
November 8, 2018
Grand Island will celebrate National Adoption Day on Saturday, November 17 from 11:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. at E-Free Church, 2609 Blaine Street, Grand Island, Nebraska. The event is hosted by Judge Al Corey and celebrates 27 adoptions that occurred over the past year in Hall County. It will include carnival-themed entertainment and activities for children and their forever families. This annual one-day event has made the dreams of thousands of children come true by working with policymakers,...Read more
November 8, 2018
Hastings will celebrate National Adoption Day on Saturday, November 17 from 9:45 a.m. to 10:30 a.m.at the Adams County Courthouse, Courtroom A, 4th and Denver Streets, Hastings, Nebraska. The event is hosted by Judge Michael Burns and will include adoptions, carnival-themed entertainment and activities (food - cake and ice Cream, magic show, balloon making, singing) for children having their adoptions finalized and those that have been adopted in Adams, Clay, Fillmore, Franklin, Harlan, Kearney...Read more
November 8, 2018
Kearney will celebrate National Adoption Day on Saturday, November 17 from 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at the First United Methodist Church, 4500 Linden Drive, Kearney, Nebraska 68847. The event is hosted by Judge Gerald Jorgensen and Judge John Rademacher and will include entertainment and activities (games, photo booth, cake walk, prizes, and food) for children that have been adopted in Buffalo County over the past year and their forever families. This annual one-day event has made the dreams of...Read more
November 6, 2018
The Administrative Office of Probation publically released their 2017-2018 Report on Adult Community Corrections Programs, Facilities, Tools, Services, and Supervision. The report, based on fiscal year numbers, is submitted to the Nebraska Crime Commission on an annual basis. As outlined throughout the report, the positive impact Probation made on community safety continued to be apparent during FY 2018. Now that Probation’s efforts in adult Justice Reinvestment (JRI) efforts have begun to take...Read more
November 1, 2018
North Platte will celebrate National Adoption Day on Saturday, November 3, from 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM at Wild Bills Wings and Bowling, 1100 South Jeffers St, North Platte, NE 69101. The event, hosted by Judge Michael Piccolo, will include entertainment and activities (snacks, bowling, laser tag, arcade games and prizes) for children who have been adopted into their forever families over the past year in Lincoln, Dawson, Chase, Keith, Logan, Frontier, Thomas, Valley, McPherson, Red Willow,...Read more

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