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Archive - Feb 2011

February 3rd

Emily Jacobsen, 80

February 3, 2011

Emily A. Jacobsen, age 80 of Merna, died Jan. 25, 2011, at the Custer Care Center at Broken Bow. Memorial services were Saturday, Jan. 29, at the Evangelical Free Church in Broken Bow with the Rev. Scott Harvey, Rev. Jim Bull and Rev. Dougg Custer officiating. Inurnment was in the Merna Cemetery with Govier Brothers Mortuary of Broken Bow in charge of arrangements.

Motivational author visits A/M school

February 3, 2011

Written by Mike Davis, Superintendent,
Anselmo-Merna Schools

MK Mueller gave an inspirational USembly to the students in grades 7 through 12 at Anselmo-Merna High School Jan. 25, 2011. US stands for Unlimited Solutions.
She covered the first three high ways out of her 8-to- Great curriculum and kept the students involved throughout the our and a half presentation.

Kids Count Part 1: Families in crisis have new hope

February 3, 2011

An 8-year-old girl with a history of aggressive behavior is having “an episode” at home. She has just returned from a week-long hospital stay after making suicidal threats. Her mother is scared.

Extreme cold blasts Nebraska

February 3, 2011

The extreme cold has a way of pushing equipment to its limits. Power lines are no exception.
Monday evening the power went out near First and N Street in Broken Bow due to a connector problem. Most businesses were running on half power Tuesday morning as utility workers repaired the lines.
According to the utility department, residential homes turned cold so that the power pull it took to heat them back up blew a fuse.
A second power outage for the day was on South H. A line broke due to a stressed area, once again due to the cold.

Mason City woman honored by NWS

February 3, 2011

MASON CITY -- Joan Cox, the long-time Cooperative Weather Observer from Mason City, was presented with a 25-Year Length-of-Service Award and 25-Year Pin, during a ceremony honoring her meritorious service. The awards were presented by Meteorologist in Charge Brian Hirsch, from the National Weather Service in North Platte, and Observing Program Leader Steve Carmel.

February 2nd

FKC Scoreboard

February 2, 2011

Saturday (2/5/2011)
FORT KEARNY CONFERENCE TOURNMENT
GIRLS CHAMPIONSHIP
Amherst 40, Wilcox-Hildreth 33
GIRLS CONSOLATION
Elm Creek 38, Eustis-Farnam 28
BOYS CHAMPIONSHIP
Pleasanton 63, Overton 58
BOYS CONSOLATION
Eustis-Farnam 56, Loomis 34

Friday (2/4/2011)
BOYS
FORT KEARNY CONFERENCE TOURNAMENT
Overton 50, Eustis-Farnam 46 (OT)
Pleasanton 68, Loomis 47

Thursday (2/3/2011)
GIRLS
FORT KEARNY CONFERENCE TOURNAMENT
Amherst 61, Elm Creek 51
Wilcox-Hildreth 36, Eustis-Farnam 30

Wednesday (2/2/2011)
BOYS
FORT KEARNY CONFERENCE TOURNAMENT
Pleasanton 61, Elwood 23

LVC Scoreboard

February 2, 2011

Friday (2/4/2011)
LOUP VALLEY CONFERENCE TOURNAMENT
GIRLS CHAMPIONSHIP
Mullen 53, Ansley 52
GIRLS CONSOLATION
Sandhills/Thedford 45, Sargent 31
BOYS CHAMPIONSHIP
Litchfield 53, Mullen 45
BOYS CONSOLATION
Sandhills/Thedford 71, South Loup 54

Thursday (2/3/2011)
GIRLS
LOUP VALLEY CONFERENCE TOURNAMENT
Ansley 54, Sargent 19
Mullen 46, Sandhills/Thedford 36

Thursday (2/3/2011)
BOYS
LOUP VALLEY CONFERENCE TOURNAMENT
Mullen 62, Sandhills/Thedford 42
Litchfield 52, South Loup 36

Wednesday (2/2/2011)
BOYS
LOUP VALLEY CONFERENCE TOURNAMENT
Mullen 64, Loup County 27

Moon will shine over Bow another year

February 2, 2011

It became official Jan. 27, 2011 - Dr. Virginia Moon will serve as Broken Bow’s Superintendent of Schools another year.
In November, the Broken Bow Board of Education approved an agreement with the Nebraska Association of School Boards to facilitate a superintendent search process for a position that would begin July 1, 2011. The superintendent position is currently filled by interim superintendent, Dr. Moon, whose contract ends June 30, 2011.

January 31st

LVC Tournment begins tonight

February 1, 2011

The Loup Valley Conference basketball tournaments begin tonight. In Merna, the South Loup Lady Bobcats meet the Litchfield Lady Trojans at 6 p.m. Following that game the Ansley Warriors will play the Loup County Wildcats in boys action.
Tuesday night at Ansley, the Anselmo-Merna Lady Coyotes play the Sargent Lady Bulldogs at 6 p.m. followed by the South Loup/Litchfield girls winner facing off against the top seed Ansley Lady Warriors at 7:30 p.m.