Local News

A special event was hosted to show appreciation to local and area law enforcement recently. Pictured above are members of Bright Horizons, District 8 Probation Office, Holt County Veteran Services Office, Holt County Attorney's Office, O'Neill Police Department, Holt County Sheriff's Department, Boyd County Sheriff's Department and Nebraska State Patrol. Photo by Amanda Sindelar
Local, Area Law Enforcement Thanked

By Amanda Sindelar Holt County Independent A law enforcement appreciation event was hosted last Thursday at the Holt County Annex in O’Neill. Several volunteers from the District 8 Probation office, Bright Horizons, Holt County Veterans Service Office

KBRX Area Rainfall Reports, Thursday Morning

Rain has been falling in the KBRX area Wednesday and Thursday morning (October 19 & 20).  Here are reports we’ve received: KBRX Studios in O’Neill .15″ 5 miles east of Spencer .29″ Pastor Grant in downtown Spencer

National News

Columnist George Will leaves GOP because of Trump

Conservative columnist George Will has left the Republican Party, thanks to the impending nomination of Donald Trump.  The writer for the Washington Post confirmed that he had officially changed his voter registration from the GOP to “unaffiliated” because of Trump. George


Sports Scores (Thursday, October 20th)

Football CWCE def. O/C, 52-28 Plainview def. Hartington-Newcastle, 50-44 Creighton def. Laurel-Concord-Coleridge, 72-8 Bloomfield def. Stuart, 62-32 St. Mary’s def. Osmond, 30-28 West Holt def. Ainsworth, 51-24 Volleyball CWC def. Clearwater/ Orchard, 25-14, 25-11, 25-13 Bloomfield Triangular