Media Releases

Media Releases

November 1, 2016
MEDIA OPPORTUNITY: National Adoption Day – Saturday, November 19, 2016 Kearney/Buffalo County Celebration: Host Judge: Judge Gerald Jorgensen Celebration: Saturday, November 19, 2016 1:00 - 4:00 PM World Theatre 2318 Central Avenue Kearney, Nebraska The Department of Health and Human Services in Kearney will be celebrating 28 adoptions by 17 families this year. The National Adoption day celebration in Kearney will be held on November 19, 20416 at the Kearney World Theater. There will be a movie...Read more
November 1, 2016
MEDIA OPPORTUNITY: National Adoption Day – Saturday, November 19, 2016 (In order to increase awareness of the need for foster care adoptions in Nebraska, broadcast and still cameras will be allowed during select adoption hearings where adoptive parents have signed a waiver. Please check with Sue Rutt for participating families.) Hastings/Adams County Celebration: Host Judge: Judge Michael Burns Celebration: Saturday, November 19, 2016 10:00 AM: Adoption Hearings Adams County Courthouse 500 West...Read more
November 1, 2016
National Adoption Day – Saturday, November 19, 2016 (In order to increase awareness of the need for foster care adoptions in Nebraska, broadcast and still cameras will be allowed during select adoption hearings where adoptive parents have signed a waiver. Please check with Ann Wood for participating families.) Grand Island/Hall County Celebration: Host Judge: Judge Phillip Martin Celebration: Saturday, November 19, 2016 10:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m. Evangelical Free Church 2609 S. Blaine Street Grand...Read more
November 1, 2016
MEDIA OPPORTUNITY: National Adoption Day – Saturday, December 10, 2016 (In order to increase awareness of the need for foster care adoptions in Nebraska, broadcast and still cameras will be allowed during select adoption hearings where adoptive parents have signed a waiver. Please check with Rickie Wynne for participating families.) Scottsbluff/Gering; Scotts Bluff County Celebration: Host Judges: Judge James Worden and Judge Kris Mickey Celebration: Saturday, December 10, 2016 11:00 AM to 2:00...Read more
November 1, 2016
MEDIA OPPORTUNITY: National Adoption Day – Saturday, November 19, 2016 (In order to increase awareness of the need for foster care adoptions in Nebraska, broadcast and still cameras will be allowed during select adoption hearings where adoptive parents have signed a waiver. Please check with Erendida Lopez for participating families.) Omaha/Douglas County Celebration: Host Judge: Judge Wadie Thomas, Jr. Press Conference: 8:30 AM to 9:00 AM, 2nd floor Legislative Chamber, City-County Building...Read more
November 1, 2016
MEDIA OPPORTUNITY: National Adoption Day – Saturday, November 19, 2016 (In order to increase awareness of the need for foster care adoptions in Nebraska, broadcast and still cameras will be allowed during select adoption hearings where adoptive parents have signed a waiver. Please check with Amanda Leighton for participating families.) North Platte/Lincoln County Celebration: Host Judge: Judge Michael Piccolo Celebration: Saturday, November 19, 2016 11:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. Our Redeemer Lutheran...Read more
November 1, 2016
MEDIA OPPORTUNITY: National Adoption Day – Saturday, November 19, 2016 Lincoln/Lancaster County Celebration: Host Judge: Judge Ross Stoffer Celebration: Saturday, November 19, 2016 3:00 – 6:00 PM (meal at 5:00) Norfolk YMCA 301 W. Benjamin Avenue Norfolk, NE 7th Annual Adoption Day – Adoption Day festivities will be held at the YMCA in Norfolk, NE. There will be a meal provided, as well as door prizes and several activities. The event is sponsored by Health and Human Services, 7th Judicial...Read more
October 28, 2016
The Nebraska Supreme Court’s 2016 Distinguished Judge awards were presented to Judge Russell Harford and Judge Roger Heideman during the Annual Judicial Awards Dinner on October 27, 2016. The Distinguished Judge for Service to the Community award is presented annually to a judge who has distinguished himself or herself through performance of service to the community on a volunteer or professional level. The 2016 community service award was presented to Russell W. Harford, Judge of the County...Read more
October 20, 2016
LINCOLN – David K. Arterburn, Papillion; John P. Hascall, Omaha; and PaTricia A. Freeman, Papillion, have submitted applications for appointment as Court of Appeals Judge in the 4th Judicial District consisting of portions of Douglas and Sarpy counties. The vacancy is due to the retirement of Judge John F. Irwin effective November 1, 2016. The public hearing of the Judicial Nominating Commission will be held in the Sarpy County Boardroom, 1210 Golden Gate Drive (2nd floor, east side of...Read more
October 19, 2016
Chief Justice of the Nebraska Supreme Court, Mike Heavican, presented 12 Employee Recognition Awards to individuals and team members on September 30, 2016, during the Nebraska Supreme Court’s eighth annual recognition event. The Employee Recognition Committee selected 10 individuals and 1 team from the nominations submitted for the Employee Recognition Awards. Candidates for the awards were chosen and nominated by their supervisors and colleagues in the courts and probation offices where they...Read more

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