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Archive - Oct 2012

Broken Bow, Anselmo-Merna football seasons come to an end with playoff losses

October 31, 2012

Broken Bow ran into a buzz saw in Kearney Catholic, dropping the game 41-0, ending their season record at 7-3. Anselmo-Merna also saw their season come to an end with a 46-6 loss to Giltner Wednesday night. Giltner scored 90 points in their opening round playoff game. For more information, check out the next edition of the Custer County Chief

October 30th

Community Health Fair

October 30, 2012

Make plans to attend a Community Health Fair Oct. 30, from 3:30-7:30 p.m. at Mid Plains Community College in Broken Bow. The evening will focus on health issues prevalent in today’s lifestyles.
Health Fair chair Kathy Hillje said she is excited about what is being offered.
“(The event) is not just focused on general health, but on all aspects of what constitutes a healthy lifestyle.”

October 26th

Volleyball: Broken Bow takes out Centura to end regular season

October 27, 2012

Broken Bow ended it's regular season with a 3-2 (25-21, 14-25, 13-25, 25-17, 15-12) over Centura. For more details, check out the next edition of the Custer County Chief.

October 25th

Volleyball: Class C and D Subdistrict Pairings

October 25, 2012

All games are Oct. 29
Class C1-10 at Burwell

The first matchup in the bracket is #4 Ainsworth vs. #5 0"Neill. The winner will advance to face #1 Ord. The winner of that game will get the winner of #3 Broken Bow vs. #2 Valentine (6:15 p.m.) .

Class C2-10 at Grand Island Central Catholic

#4 Doniphan-Trumbull vs. #5 Ravenna; winner will get #1 Wood River. #2 Arcadia Loup City will take on #3 Centura (6:00 p.m.)

Class D1-8 at Broken Bow

Playoff football scoreboard

October 25, 2012

Mullen 24, Spalding 27

Broken Bow 14, Gibbon 10

Anselmo-Merna 42, Leyton 0

South Loup 13, Arapahoe 44

Arcadia will take on Silver Lake tomorrow at 6:00 p.m. in Bladen

Broken Bow pulls out a win against Gibbon, advances to second round of playoffs

October 25, 2012

Broken Bow pulled out a dramatic win over Gibbon Thursday night to advance to the next round of the class C1 state playoffs. Broken Bow trailed 10-6 with just under five minutes left in the game and were stopped on a 4th down. The very next play, Gibbon snapped the ball over the head of the quarterback into the back of the end zone, resulting in a safety, cutting the score to 10-8. On the next possession, Marcus Miller hooked up with Hunter Campbell for the second time on the night, giving Broken Bow a 16-10 lead.

Sheriff issues scam warning

October 25, 2012

From Dan Osmond - Custer County Sheriff

The Custer County Sheriff’s Office receives reports of phone or email scams on a weekly basis. These types of crimes cost people thousands of dollars and are very difficult to trace. The phone calls or emails are originated in foreign countries making the recovery of money almost impossible. The best way to protect yourself from these crimes is to learn what to watch for and understand what is a legitimate call or email and what isn’t. I have put together a few things that will help you identify a scam.

William "Randy" Borders, 63

October 25, 2012

William Randall Borders, 63 of Cody, Wyo., formerly of Broken Bow, passed away Oct. 7, 2012, at his home.
A memorial service was Oct. 11, 2012, at the Ballard Funeral Home in Cody, Wyo. Memorials are suggested to his family.
Randy R. Borders, son of William Rainey Borders and Ruth (Austin) Borders, was born Feb. 7, 1949, in Albion. He was a graduate of Broken Bow High School, class of 1968.

Jerry Norris, 73

October 25, 2012

Jerry Duane Norris was born Aug. 28, 1939, in Brewster. He was the second child born to Dan and Mary Cuplin Norris.
Jerry spent his early childhood in Brewster and attended elementary school there. When Jerry was a teenager his family moved to California. He graduated from John Marshall High School in 1958.
During this time he worked with his father in the family owned machine shop. He attended two years at LA Community College and studied engineering. Jerry decided that his true calling was becoming a tool and die maker, so he went back to working in the machine shop.

Colleen Geiser, 80

October 25, 2012

Colleen Yvonne (Wilson) Geiser was born July 31, 1932, in Berwyn, to Tom and Anna (Roessler) Wilson. Her family headed west to Oregon during the Great Depression, but had to settle in Idaho when they ran out of money.