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'Sounds of the Season' at CCC

COLUMBUS -- The Central Community College-Columbus music department will present the holiday concert "Sounds of the Season” at 3 p.m. Sunday in the Fine Arts Theater.

The performing groups will include the Central Community College choir and select ensemble Spectrum under the direction of Jeff Kitson and the CCC concert band and small student ensemble Hilltop Winds under the direction of Anthony Burnham. Also joining the concert will be the Lakeview High School band under the direction of Wade Howles.

The concert is not recommended for children under the age of 5. Admission is free, but freewill donations are welcome. Refreshments will follow the concert.

Celtic guitarist performing

ALBION -- The Albion Area Arts Council will present a concert by Denver-based Celtic guitarist Jerry Barlow at 3 p.m. Sunday at Zion Lutheran Church.

Admission is $15 for adults, $5 for students and free for arts council members.

For more information, call Paul or Lori at 402-395-6727.

Scrub, uniform sale at CCH

COLUMBUS -- Columbus Community Hospital volunteers will host a scrubs and uniforms sale from 8 a.m.-3 p.m. Monday in the conference center on the third floor of the hospital.

Payroll deduction will be available for CCH employees. Cash, check and debit/credit cards will also be accepted. Proceeds will benefit medical advancement efforts at Columbus Community Hospital.

Kids hurt in trolley crash

CLAY CENTER (AP) — Clay County sheriff's officials say six children were injured in a crash involving a holiday trolley at Clay Center.

Clay County Sheriff Jeff Franklin told television station KSNB that the crash occurred when the trolley hit an SUV just before 7 p.m. Wednesday at the Clay County Fairgrounds.

Franklin says the children were taken to a Hastings hospital by ambulances for treatment of broken bones, cuts and bruises. None of the injuries was believed to have been life-threatening.

The trolley is a 1940s model owned by the Clay County Historical Society.

Franklin say no citations have been issued in the crash.

Sergeant jailed in teen sex case

PAPILLION (AP) — An Air Force master sergeant accused of having sex with a 15-year-old girl has been given six months in Sarpy County Jail.

Court records say 41-year-old Jason Gibson, of La Vista, was sentenced Wednesday. He also must serve five years of probation. The records say he'd pleaded no contest to attempted sexual assault of a child.

Prosecutors say Gibson and a co-defendant, former Omaha youth pastor Klint Bitter, had contacted a third man, 19-year-old DeArch Stubblefield, to set up a meeting with the girl.

The records say Bitter has pleaded not guilty to child sexual assault and is scheduled to go on trial April 16. Stubblefield, a former Bellevue West football player, has pleaded guilty to attempted sex trafficking and other crimes and is scheduled to be sentenced Monday.


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