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7th inning rally propels Spirit past Loup City

June 28, 2012

The Spirit had been in close games before during this season. None of them went as planned.

In their final game of the season at Tomahawk Park, a seventh-inning rally changed all that.

Broken Bow trailed 7-3 entering the final inning and then put their bats to work. Timely hitting by Tressa Ripp, Karly Boje and Jasmyn Brooks helped seal the 8-7 comeback victory for the Spirit.

The game ended on an RBI single from Brooks.

For complete coverage of this game, check out the July 5 edition of the Custer County Chief.

Broken Bow baseball locks up West Division

June 28, 2012

A two-RBI single by Jake McCormick followed up by an RBI single from Michael Coleman helped Broken Bow secure the West division title Wednesday night.

Broken Bow held off Holdredge for a 9-4 victory. The victory helped them stay undefeated in league play this season. Their overall record stands at 13-2.

While the winning streak for Broken Bow stands at seven games, coach Jerry Pomplun would like to see some more improvements out of the team, particularly on the offensive side.

Three area communities plans special July 4th celebrations

June 28, 2012

STAPLETON - - The county seat of Logan County, the small community of Stapleton is surrounded by farms and ranches. It is a quiet little town west of Arnold, but next week the noise level will likely raise as the community celebrates its Centennial.

Tragedy Remembered: Haumman sisters depicted in sculpture

June 28, 2012

THEDFORD - - Thedford area sculptor Linda Egle has had the personal goal of creating the lost Haumann girls in bronze for at least 15 years. Linda learned of the girl’s ordeal and she promised herself that some day she would sculpture those two.

Shirley Vincent, 79

June 28, 2012

Shirley Ann Vincent, 79 of Sargent, died Thursday June 21, 2012 at the Golden Living Center in Broken Bow. Services were Monday, June 25, at the Rhoad Funeral Chapel in Sargent, with the Rev. Don Schauda officiating. Burial was at the Mt. Hope Cemetery in Sargent.
Shirley Ann Vincent was born to Willard and Eva (Love) Hurlbert Nov. 10, 1935, at Burwell, and passed away June 21, 2012. at the Golden Living Center in Broken Bow. She lived her childhood in the Taylor/Kent area and also in the Mason City area.

Anna Marie Jahn, 57

June 28, 2012

Anna Marie Jahn, age 57, presently of North Platte, died Saturday morning June 23, 2012, at 7:21 a.m., at the Great Plains Regional Medical Center, as the result of a severe fall and stroke.
Anna Marie was born July 12, 1954, in Kansas City, Mo., to Keith and Alyce Mary (Boyd) Jahn and she was the only child of this union. In 1963, the family moved back to Falls City to take over the family trucking business, Jahn Livestock Transportation, which later became Jahn Transportation.

Alice Florene Gould, 89

June 28, 2012

Florene Gould, 89, of Arcadia passed away Sunday, June 24, 2012, at the Rose Lane Home in Loup City.
A Celebration of her life was Wednesday, June 27, 2012, at the Ord Memorial Chapel. Florene’s granddaughter, Chaplin Trish Redding officiated. Burial was in the Arcadia City Cemetery. Memorials are suggested to Rose Lane Home or Asera Care Hospice. Ord Memorial Chapel is in charge of arrangements.