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Archive - 2011

January 14th

Frances Trotter, 67

January 14, 2011

Frances Trotter, age 67 of Broken Bow, died Dec. 30, 2010, at the Custer Care Center #2 in Broken Bow.
Memorial services were Jan. 4, 2011, at Govier Brothers Mortuary in Broken Bow with Frances’ cousin, Steve Finney officiating. Burial was in the Broken Bow Cemetery with Govier Brothers Mortuary of Broken Bow in charge of the arrangements.
Frances Arlene Trotter was born April 11, 1943, at Broken Bow, to Herman and Ruby (Smith) Trotter. She was the second of six children.

Margery "Viola" Layher, 95

January 14, 2011

Margery “Viola” Layher was born in Wolbach Dec. 21, 1915, to Edwin and Sarah Edith Layher. She lived in Greeley and Valley counties until 1929 when she moved to Broken Bow. She graduated from Broken Bow High School in 1933.
Viola was a school teacher for a few years after high school, then went to work for Bow Bakery decorating cakes. She then went to work for the Custer County Highway Department for 25 years as the office manager.
One of the bookkeeping systems Viola set up was used statewide. She was a wonderful seamstress and loved her God and family with all her heart.

Russell E. Moseley, 88

January 14, 2011

Russell E. Moseley, age 88, of the Grand Island Veterans Home, formerly of Broken Bow, died Friday Jan. 7, 2011, at the Grand Island Veterans Home.
Funeral services were Jan. 11, 2011 at the United Methodist Church in Broken Bow with the Rev. Todd Karges officiating. Interment was at the Lone Tree Cemetery with Military Honors. Memorials are suggested to the United Methodist Church or the Grand Island Veterans Home. Govier Brothers Mortuary of Broken Bow was in charge of arrangements.

Lois I. Hood, 80

January 14, 2011

Lois Irene Hood, 80 of Kearney, died Thursday, Jan. 6, 2011, at Cambridge Court Assisted Living. She was born March 21, 1930, at Broken Bow, to Elmer and Evelyn (Moody) McCaslin. Lois attended school in Broken Bow.
Lois was united in marriage to George Curtis in 1951, in Broken Bow. Six children were blessed to this union; Clyde, Kenneth, Keith, Dawn, Laura and Pam. She was then united in marriage to Herman Hood July 5, 1967, in Broken Bow. He died April 15, 1970.

Ruth Y. Magoon, 76

January 14, 2011

Ruth Yvonne Magoon, 76, of Lexington, died Sunday, Jan. 9, 2011, at Good Samaritan Hospital in Kearney.
Ruth was born March 14, 1934, at Oconto, to Clifford A. and Leota L. (Flint) Martin. She was a 1951 graduate of Oconto High School and attended Kearney State Teacher’s College where she received her teaching degree. She taught for one year at Park Valley School.

Margaret H. Daggett, 99

January 14, 2011

Margaret H. Daggett, 99, of Kearney died Sunday, Jan. 2, 2011, at Mother Hull Home. Funeral services will be Saturday, Jan. 15, 2011, at 2 p.m. at Faith United Methodist Church with the Rev. Michelle Reed officiating. Interment will be in Rose Hill Cemetery in Callaway at 10:30 Saturday, Jan. 15. The Rev. Roger Gillming will officiate at graveside. There will be no visitation.

Custer County Chief Area High School Scoreboard

January 14, 2011

Tuesday (01/11/2011)
GIRLS
North Platte St. Patrick's 49, Mullen 33
BOYS
North Platte St. Patrick's 52, Mullen 44

Thursday (01/13/2011)
GIRLS
Ansley 58, Sargent 39
North Loup-Scotia 42, Arcadia 35
Sumner-Eddyville-Miller 56, Litchfield 37
BOYS
Arcadia 39, North Loup-Scotia 25
Litchfield 50, Sumner-Eddyville-Miller 49
Sargent 49, Ansley 26

January 13th

Indians edge Dusters for second win

January 13, 2011

BROKEN BOW -- The Broken Bow Indians put a halt to their 8-game losing streak by defeating the Holdrege Dusters 48-45 for their second win of the season.

January 12th

Coyotes, Lady Warriors win tourney titles

January 12, 2011

TAYLOR -- The Anselmo-Merna boys and Ansley girls basketball teams captured the tournament championships at the Loup County Post Holiday Tournament last weekend.
The Anselmo-Merna Coyotes began the new year with two wins, the first for the Coyotes this season.
In the first round, the Coyotes upset the favored Sargent Bulldogs 50-40.
After an even first quarter, the Coyotes dominated the second and third quarters outscoring the Bulldogs 33-11. The Bulldogs rallied in the fourth quarter scoring 17 points to the Coyotes’ 6 but were unable to close on Anselmo-Merna’s lead.

January 11th

Rick Maas heads to ‘semi retirement’

January 11, 2011

This year marks Rick Maas’s 30th year working for Mead Lumber and he plans to go from full-time to staying on part-time.
“I’m kind of cutting back,” is how Rick phrased his semi-retirement. By this he means he’ll be stepping down as manager and will refocus his time toward sales and working with contractors. He still plans to work an average of four days a week, down from seven, as was sometimes necessary in the past.