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Archive - Jun 2011

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June 30th

Kathleen Campbell, 86

June 30, 2011

Kathleen “Kitty” Frances Campbell, 86, died May 7, 2011, in Flagstaff, Ariz., with family members at her side. She was born in 1924, in Pawhuska, Okla.

Helen Nelson, 85

June 30, 2011

Helen Nelson, age 85 of Broken Bow, died Thursday June 23, 2011, at Jennie M. Melham Memorial Medical Center in Broken Bow.
Funeral services were Tuesday, June 28, at Govier Brothers Mortuary in Broken Bow. Burial was in the Broken Bow Cemetery with Govier Brothers Mortuary of Broken Bow in charge of the arrangements.
Helen Louise Nelson, daughter of James and Alvena (Peterson) Erazim of Hazard, Nebraska was born April 1, 1926, at the family home in Hazard, where she was raised. She attended the Hazard Methodist Church and Sunday School.

June 29th

Destination Hastings; goal Wyoming

June 29, 2011

HASTINGS-- It was the last chance for cowboys and cowgirls to boost their points in an attempt to qualify for the national rodeo competition. There was unquestionably some local flavor at the 2011 Nebraska High School rodeo finals last week in Hastings.
Dunning’s Tylee Coffman was the breakaway roping champion and Kadi McFadden, also of Dunning, placed third.
Goat Tying saw Mardee Sierks of Brewster win the buckle. Mullen’s Jincy Osborne finished third.
Oconto’s Logan Glendy continued his dominance in bareback riding as he captured the buckle.

Bow beats Ainsworth; falls to Ogallala

June 29, 2011

BROKEN BOW--The Broken Bow Senior baseball team was in action over the weekend. Broken Bow welcomed Ogallala to Paul Brown Field this past Sunday.Ogallala scored first, pushing across two runs in the first inning. Broken Bow was held scoreless in the first inning and neither squad could muster any offense in the second inning. Ogallala opened things up in the third inning, scoring five times, making the score 7-0. Bow was able to get on the scoreboard with two runs in the third inning, making the score 7-2 after three innings of play.

June 23rd

Cameron K. Hall, 95

June 23, 2011

Cameron K. Hall, age 95 of Arnold, died June 18, 2011, at his home. Memorial services will be Thursday June 23, 2011, at the Baptist Church in Arnold with the Rev. Irving Jennings, and Frank Scott officiating.
Memorials are suggested to Arnold Baptist Church Ladies or the Gandy Community Bible Church Building Project. Govier Brothers Mortuary in Broken Bow is in charge of arrangements.

Rural Post Offices in danger of closure

June 23, 2011

Many of Nebraska’s rural Post Offices are in jeopordy - and the communities those Post Offices serve are fighting back.
The U.S. Postal Service is currently conducting studies on the state’s smaller and rural Post Offices to determine the fate of those offices. The Postal Service is calling it “Delivery Unit Optimization”, but community members are calling it absurd.

43rd Army Band to perform FREE concert in Square

June 23, 2011

The 43rd Army Band of the Nebraska National Guard will be performing at the Town Square in Broken Bow, Sunday, June 26, 2011 at 2 p.m. The 43rd Army Band’s concert will include patriotic selections, marches and popular music performed by the 55 member Concert Band.
This concert also includes performances by the jazz band and the rock combo. This concert is free and open to the public – no admission ticket is required. In case of inclement weather, the concert will be moved to the Broken Bow High School gym.

“New blood” for Broken Bow Alumni Association

June 23, 2011

• FRIDAY NIGHT KICK-OFF, JULY 1, 4-7 P.M. - wine & cheese; beer & pretzels at BROKEN BOW MUNICIPAL BUILDING

It is that time of year again when many individuals look forward to going back to their home towns and reconnecting with old friends and classmates - class reunion time. For alumni of Broken Bow High School that time has long been the July 4th weekend; and while the date hasn't changed, the event's organizers have.

New professional building breaks ground in Broken Bow

June 23, 2011

Monday was a special day for Chris Pearson and members of his family - the day it was announced his family’s legacy will live on.
Ground was broken on the west edge of Broken Bow in a noon ceremony Monday for the new Lomax Professional Building. The building was designed by Chris, initially to provide office space for his wife, Becky.
Becky is the owner/operator of Pearson Physical Therapy, PC in Broken Bow. Her office is temporarily located in Deb Bryner’s former embroidery shop on 9th Avenue, pending completion of the new building.

Historical quilt comes home

June 23, 2011

MERNA - - A piece of history has returned home to Custer County, in the form of a hand-made block quilt. The story of the quilt and its travels are nothing short of amazing.
Some of the details remain a mystery, but for residents of Merna the important details are all there.
On the quilt are stitched many familiar names in our area, some of whom still have family members living here. For them the quilt is like a family heirloom - more like a community heirloom if you will. And it was one woman’s curiosity and generosity that brought that heirloom back where it belonged.

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