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Archive - Feb 23, 2012

Adrian Matthias Fama

February 23, 2012

Alvin and Rachel Fama are proud to announce the birth of their son, Adrian Matthias Fama, born Jan. 23, 2012 at 4:35 p.m. He weighed 7 pounds 2 ounces and was 20 1/2 inches long. His two older sisters, AnnaBeth and Julia, were excited to finally welcome him home. Grandparents are Felix, Jr. and Corazon Fama of the Philippines, and David and Debi White of Sargent.

Mr. & Mrs. Travis Porter

February 23, 2012

Lyndsey Leigh Foster and Travis Scott Porter were united in marriage, Aug. 13, 2011, at St. Anselm's Catholic Church in Anselmo, with Father Jim Hunt officiating.
The bride is the daughter of Julie Foster of Broken Bow, and the late Kevin Foster, and the granddaughter of Kaye Carr, Springview.
The groom is the son of Mark and Carole Porter of Merna, and the grandson of Dorothy Porter, Broken Bow.

Mr. & Mrs. Preston Foster

February 23, 2012

Tara Marie Weaver and Preston Jerod Foster were married, July 9, 2011, at the First United Methodist Church in North Platte. Dr. Douglas Delp officiated the wedding ceremony.
The bride is the daughter of Jack and Theresa Weaver of North Platte. The groom is the son of Julie Foster, Broken Bow, and the late Kevin Foster. The bride's grandparents include Dean and Helen Weaver of Stamford, and Mary Dow of North Platte. Kaye Carr, Springview, is the grandmother of the groom.

Mae McDonald, 72

February 23, 2012

Mae LaVonne and her twin, Kay Lorene, were born Jan. 22, 1940, to Edgar and A. Doris Slingsby in a little house near Westerville. In the fall of that year, the family moved to California and returned back to Nebraska when Mae was five.
She attended grade school at the Knight country school outside of Westerville. She spent her first two high school years in Ansley where she was a cheerleader and the last two years in Arcadia where she was a band majorette. This is where she met her future husband Joe McDonald. To this union four children were born: Tammy, Michael, Douglas and Laurie.

Ruth Bolen, 88

February 23, 2012

Ruth Marie (Bowley) Bolen departed from this earth, her family and friends to join the Lord, her husband, John L. Bolen, (Aug. 11, 2003), son, Charles, a great-great grandson, parents John and Myrtle (Amsberry) Bowley, sisters Florence (Morgan), Sarah (Dutton), LaVonne, Ruby (Chrisp), and Katherine (Geiser).

Forest "Jim" Fagan, 84

February 23, 2012

Forest C. "Jim" Fagan, 84, of Anselmo, passed away Feb. 18, 2012 at Callaway.
Jim was born October 1, 1927, in Denver, Colo., to Ellen (Teahon) and John Fagan. He attended rural schools in the Anselmo area and in 1945 he graduated from Anselmo High school. After high school, Jim enlisted in the U.S. Army.

Shirley Hickman, 89

February 23, 2012

Matthew 5:4 "Blessed are they that moum: for they shall be comforted." (KJV)
Shirley June Rama was born June 6, 1922, in Merna, to Clarence Eugene Rama and Wilma Loy (Taylor) Rama. She attended country school and graduated from Merna High School in 1939.

Arvid Smith, 86

February 23, 2012

Arvid William Smith, age 86 of Thedford, died Feb. !4, 2012, at the Good Samaritan Hospital in Kearney. Funeral services will be Monday Feb. 2012, at 10 a.m. at the Bethel Assembly of God Church with Pastor Ron Master officiating. Interment will be in Hillcrest Cemetery with full Military Honors by American Legion 230 and Thedford VFW 2023. Visitation will be from 2 to 8 p.m. Sunday, with the family receiving friends from 3 to 5 PM at the church. Memorials are suggested to Hillcrest Cemetery Fund or the donor’s choice.

BBPD seize drugs, lots of cash

February 23, 2012

Broken Bow Police Officers seized drugs, paraphernalia and more than $100,000 in cash late Monday night after apprehending two men for leaving the scene of a hit-and-run accident.

Police Chief Steve Scott said the two men were en route to California by plane when inclement weather conditions forced them to land at the Broken Bow Airport Sunday night. The men borrowed an airport courtesy car and stayed at a local motel.

“It appears that their flight plan was round-trip from California to Chicago and they were on their way back to California when they landed in Broken Bow,” Scott said.

School board makes offer on property

February 23, 2012

The Broken Bow Board of Education adjourned into closed session Monday evening, and when they returned the board voted on and approved a motion to make a purchase offer on a piece of property.

The offer of $13,000 was made on a property located just east of the practice field. A small house currently sits on the property, which is in the middle of the block. According to board president Michelle Zlomke, the intent for the property is to remove the house and convert the area for parking.

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