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October 25th

Register to VOTE!

October 25, 2012

The Custer County Clerk’s office will be open until 6 p.m. Oct. 26 for the purpose of receiving new voter registrations or changes to existing voter registrations for the upcoming General Election. For more information contact Constance Gracey, Custer County Clerk.

Ansley dedicates business building

October 25, 2012

The Ansley Economic Development Corporation cut the ribbon Oct. 17 on their largest project to date: The restoration of the Hawk Building on the west side of Main Street. The former American Legion club now houses five fully functional, newly renovated offices.
“The concept of this project was for it to be a business incubator.” Said Jeremy Shiers, Chairman of the Economic Development Corporation. The goal is to entice business to come and operate in Ansley, Nebraska.

City Council says yes to playground, with stipulations

October 25, 2012

The Broken Bow City Council met in in open session Oct. 23 to discuss several topics, including community branding, and the playground equipment located at Custer School.

October 24th

Wilder charged with felony child abuse

October 24, 2012

SARGENT - - Felony child abuse charges have been filed in both Buffalo County and Custer County against a Sargent woman, following a crash that resulted in the death of two people..
Amanda M. Wilder, 28 of Sargent, has been charged with two counts of felony child abuse in Buffalo County, and one count of felony child abuse in Custer County. The charges are the result of an accident Aug. 22 near Miller, in which the pickup truck Wilder was driving rolled and killed 11-year-old Destani Wilder and 24-year-old Rebecca Veeder of Sargent.

Grain spill closes Hwy 2

October 24, 2012

City crews worked to clean up a grain spill on East Highway 2, in front of Pump & Pantry in Broken Bow, Monday. The spill happened shortly after noon. The Broken Bow Police Department reports that the truck hauling the grain by-product was forced to make a sudden stop, spilling the grain. The highway was closed for about two hours, and traffic diverted around Memorial Drive, while crews cleaned up the spill.
Photo by Nate Williams

October 22nd

Special program comes to BB Wednesday

October 22, 2012

Friday, Sept. 9, 2011, the lives of Alexis Calfee and Chris Olberg were abruptly ended. A drunk driver struck Chris's motorcycle while driving on the wrong side of the road, instantly killing the young couple outside of Emerson, Neb.

The alexis PROJECT is a non-profit organization devoted to carrying on the legacy of Alexis and Chris though education and community outreach about the dangers of drunk driving.

October 20th

Football: Football playoff matchups

October 20, 2012

Area high school football playoff matchups: #9 Anselmo-Merna @ #8 Leyton. #10 Mullen @ #7 Spalding. # 12 South Loup @ #7 Arapahoe. #11 Gibbon @ #6 Broken Bow. All games start Thursday.

October 19th

Friday Football Scoreboard

October 19, 2012

Broken Bow 42, Ainsworth 14

South Loup 51, Twin Loup 20

Mullen 70, South Platte 14

Ansley-Litchfield's Pat Hoblyn gets win number 600, 601

October 19, 2012

With wins over Loomis and Pleasanton, both 2-0 wins, coach Pat Hoblyn earned win number 600 and 601. Ansley-Litchfield moves to 25-1 on the season. For more coverage, check out the next edition of the Custer County Chief.

Football: Broken Bow crowned district champs after beating Ainsworth

October 19, 2012

Broken Bow is moving on to the playoffs and will host their first round match following a 42-14 win over Ainsworth Friday night. The Indians lead 40-0 at the half. For more information, check out the next edition of the Custer County Chief.

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