Archive - Dec 22, 2010
Gwendolyn Lee Hollibaugh and Kevin John Kugler, both of Broken Bow, were united in marrriage Oct. 8, 2010. Parents of the couple are Gary and LeeAnn Govier of Eddyville, and Wilmadeen Cramer of Aurora and the late Wyvern Kugler. Attendants were Julie Klinkman and Tom Myers, both of Broken Bow. A wedding reception and Husker tailgate party was held at the Tiffany Theater in Broken Bow Nov. 20, where family and friends enjoyed the Husker game on the Big Screen.
Jessica Blackburn and Andrew Swanson were united in marriage June 19, 2010, at St. Pauls Lutheran Church in Broken Bow. Pastor Roger Quandt officiated the evening service. Music was provided by Eva Quandt.
Bridesmaids were Sheena Lewandowski of North Platte, friend of the bride; Jessica Tryon of Marysville, Kan., cousin of the bride; and Sarah Keefe of Broken Bow, friend of the bride.
Groomsmen were Travis Swanson of Killeen, Texas, brother of the groom; Marcus Blackburn of Broken Bow, brother of the bride; and Jay Holmes Jr. of Kearney, friend of the groom.
Nineteen-year-old Skyler J. Linn was sentenced in Custer County District Court Dec. 16, to 12-15 months in the Nebraska Department of Corrections. The sentence was part of a plea agreement Linn and his attorney reached with the State.
Linn was arraigned in Custer County Court Dec. 6, and was charged with three counts of burglary and one count of possession of a stolen firearm. All are Class III felonies. The burglaries involved Broken Bow businesses, including Garrett Tire, Farritor Auto Parts and Clark Dental.
Finances and personnel were the key issues discussed at the Monday meeting of the Broken Bow Board of Education.
The Board voted unanimously to approve the resignation of Dave Pruden, BBHS business teacher and head girls basketball coach, effective Dec. 20, 2010. Interim superintendent Dr. Virginia Moon declined to comment on the circumstances that led to Pruden's resignation.
Michael Chipps, president of Mid Plains Community College, was among those who braved the cold Monday morning to check out the progress of the new Custer Campus in Broken Bow. MPCC is one of the colleges who will be leasing space and providing classes at the campus when it opens in the Fall of 2011.
The college campus is the result of a large fundraising effort in Custer County and the surrounding area. The majority of the funds being used to build the college came from individual donors and businesses in the area, through the efforts of the Custer Economic Development Corporation.
Last week the M. Eighmy Foundation presented a generous donation to the Custer County Historical Society. This gesture was one of the foremost contributions to a fund drive that began a few weeks ago, to raise money toward improving the museum.