Archive - Oct 2013
Charles K. â€śSmokeyâ€ť West, 83 of Kearney, died Tuesday, Oct. 8, 2013, at his home. Funeral services were Friday, Oct. 11, 2013, at Horner Lieske McBride & Kuhl Funeral and Cremat-ion Services in Kearney with the Rev. Dean Pofahl officiating. Burial was at the Pleasanton Cemetery. Memorials are suggested to AseraCare Hospice or to the family to be designated at a later date. A message of condolence, tribute or memory can be left at www.hlmkfuneral.com. Horner Lieske McBride & Kuhl Funeral and Cremat-ion Services in Kearney are in charge of arrangements.
Columbus, Neb. â€“ The Nebraska Public Power District plans to issue approximately $140 million of fixed-rate, tax-exempt bonds on October 29, 2013. The bond sale will include an order period for retail and institutional investors.
Proceeds from the bond sale will be used to refund a portion of the outstanding General Revenue Bonds. The proceeds will also be used to pay financing costs.
It is currently anticipated that the bonds will be issued in $5,000 denominations or any integral multiple thereof.
*FFA National Convention in Louisville, KY
*Nothing at this time
For more information on the above events, check out the calendar found on the homepage of this website.
Today's Public Meetings and Conferences:
*There are no Public Meetings today, however check back with us tomorrow for more public meeting information.
For more information on the above meetings, check out the Public Notice section of the Custer County Chief.
Halsey â€“ The Bessey Ranger District campgrounds near Halsey have all been reopened for use as of Thursday. Because of the colder temperatures, the water to the showers and campsites at the main campground has been shut off to protect the system from freezing.
Ansley-Litchfield completed the 3-0 sweep of Twin Loup in the LVC Tournament final saturday, winning the tournament for the second straight season.
For full coverage, see the next edition of the Custer County Chief.
Loomis 28 Anselmo Merna 26
Bertrand 55 S-E-M 8
Broken Bow 26, O'Neill 14
Mullen 76 Creek Valley 14
Sandhills/Thedford 78 South Platte 6
Arcadia 48 Minatare 14
Palmer 41 South Loup 16
Twin Loup 32 Ansley-Litchfield 0
Broken Bow used a second half surge to beat O'Neill 26-14 Friday night.
The Indians got two touchdowns from Jeremy Christner and two from Zac Jones. Jones had a 33-yard touchdown run late in the game negated by a holding penalty.
The win gives coach Mike Garner his 7th district title and the 5th in 6th years.
For full coverage, check out the next edition of the Custer County Chief.
Editors Note: The following story is Part two of a three-part series called Turning the Tide. The Custer County Chief will go inside sports programs with young coaches who are changing the culture. This week, the Chief focuses on S-E-M volleyball coach Adam Kuntz.
Adam Kuntz has loved the game of volleyball ever since he can remember.
Being the son of a single-mother volleyball coach (up until age five) can have that effect on someone.
Issue: Supervisors and Nebraska Department of Roads at impasse.
Help Requested: Custer County Corn Growers launch petition
asking for the publicâ€™s help to bring about the needed change.
Hereâ€™s How: To sign the petition look at the top right hand corner of this website (www.custercountychief.com) and click on Hot Topics.
The Story: Thereâ€™s a railroad crossing in Custer County that is a tragedy waiting to happen. If you ask the local corn growers, it isnâ€™t a matter of if, it is a matter of when.
8. Adam Christen- Anselmo-Merna- (18:29.30)
26. Cody Kamphaus- Twin Loup- 20:03.80
33. Ryan Boyd- Anselmo-Merna- 20:43.10
51. Zechariah Cote- Arcadia-Loup City- 22:01
52. Joe Davis- Arcadia-Loup City- 22:02.00
56. Brayden Kiser- Arcadia- Loup City- 22:59.60
59. Cody Buesing- Sandhills/Thedford- 24:28.80
4. Libbie Cramer- Anselmo-Merna- 6:52.1
15. Clancy Hesseltine- Sandhills/Thedford- 22:56.00
17. Makayla Rinestine- Sandhills/Thedford- 23:21.70
35. Delaney Gibbens- Twin Loup- 25:05.70
43. Keesha Albrecht- Sandhills/Thedford- 26:00.80