Archive - Oct 2013
Royle Dee Hazen, age 68, of Stromsburg, formerly of Milburn, passed away Friday, Aug. 23, 2013, after a long and courageous battle with cancer.
Henry George Duerkson, 84, of Broken Bow died Friday, Oct. 4, 2013, at the Golden Living Center in Broken Bow.
A Celebration of Life Service will be at 11 a.m. Thursday, Oct. 10, at the Mason City First Baptist Church with Pastor Roger McDermott officiating. There will be no visitation and the inurnment will be at a later date.
Henry was born Feb. 2, 1929, in Newton, Kan., to Henry B. and Lizzy (Geddert) Duerkson.
He was joined in Christian marriage to Dorothy Ann Adams Aug. 3, 1957, at Oakland Park Baptist Church in Kansas City, Kan.
Delbert James Jacobsen, 76, of Norwich, NY, formerly of Sargent, went home to be with his Savior Oct. 3, 2013, after a prolonged illness. At the time of his death, he was surrounded by his loving family.
Del was born in Minden, April 7, 1937, to Glenn and Iris Jacobsen. He graduated from Minden High School in 1955.
Lena Elvina (Bradley) Bratton was born July 3, 1924, in Dothan, Huston County, Ala., to Carrie (Richardson) and Perry Bradley. Lena died Oct. 2, 2013, in Broken Bow.
Carrie and Perry had three children; Lena, Robert and Marion. When Lena was about 11-years-old, her daddy passed away. She had to quit school to care for her brother and sister so Carrie could work to feed the family.
Carrie met and married Henry Edgar and Lena gained two sisters, June and Jean Edgar. Also to this union, she eventually gained step-brothers Stewart, Charles, Johnny and Ballard.
Broken Bow 48 Ord 0
Twin Loup 54 Loup City 6
Bertrand 28 Anselmo-Merna 20
Eustis Farnam 44 S-E-M 6
Arcadia 42 St. Edward 12
Palmer 53 Ansley-Litchfield 22
Sandhills/Thedford 94 Creek Valley 16
Mullen, South Loup on bye weeks.
Bertrand def. Anselmo-Merna, 25-9, 25-11, 25-11 (3-0)
Twin Loup wasted no time in getting back on the winning track Friday night as they cruised to a 54-6 victory over Loup City.
Chett Hinton scored the first two touchdowns of the game before quarterback Jack Gibbens connected with Dexter Griebel on two consecutive drives for touchdown passes, putting the Wolves ahead by four scores.
Gibbens took it in himself from three-yards out in the third quarter before coach Mike Kozeal gave the backups some playing time.
Editors Note: The following story is Part one of a three-part series called Turning the Tide. Over the next few weeks, the Custer County Chief will go inside sports programs with young coaches that are changing the culture. This week, the Chief focuses on Broken Bow volleyball coach Skylar Rohde.
There are certain people who have an opportunity to leave a legacy.
Broken Bow volleyball coach Skylar Rohde has been shaping hers since she was in third grade.
Ansley-Litchfield def. Wilcox-Hildreth, 25-15, 25-18, 25-16 (3-0)
Cedar Valley def. Twin Loup (Sargent/Loup County), 25-23, 25-22 (2-0)
Minden def. Broken Bow, 25-11, 23-25, 25-13 (2-1)
Ogallala def. Broken Bow, 25-13, 25-12 (2-0)
Ord def. Arcadia-Loup City, 25-11, 25-9 (2-0)
Sandhills/Thedford def. South Loup, 25-19, 25-11 (2-0)
Columbus, Neb. â€“ Nebraska Public Power District is warning customers of a phone scam spreading across the country in an attempt to defraud customers of electric utilities.
Nebraska State Bank & Trust Company donated their former bank building in Oconto to The Village of Oconto Friday, October 4, 2013. At this time, the village plans to rent the building as office space for local businesses. Pictured from left are Stuart Fox, President for Nebraska State Bank & Trust Co, Jim Rempe, Chairman of the Oconto Village Board and Karen Dockweiler, Oconto Village Board Member and Receptionist for Nebraska State Bank & Trust Co.