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October 4th

Broken Bow dominates St. Paul in Homecoming Victory

October 4, 2013

Broken Bow (3-2) put the game away early Friday night as they cruised to a 59-0 victory over St. Paul (0-5) on homecoming night.

It didn't take long for the Indians to show their dominance as Zac Jones, who would later be nominated Homecoming King, broke through the St. Paul defense for a 44-yard touchdown run just over two minutes into the game, giving Broken Bow a 7-0 lead.

After forcing a three and out, Jeremy Christner did most of the work on the next drive, punching it in from two yards out and putting Bow up 14-0 with 4:36 left in the first.

Shutdown jeopardizes nutrition program for poor

October 4, 2013

ALLENTOWN, Pa. (AP) — Jacob Quick is a fat and happy 4-month-old with a big and expensive appetite. Like millions of other poor women, Jacob's mother relies on the federal Women, Infants and Children program to pay for infant formula — aid that is now jeopardized by the government shutdown.

Pennsylvania and other states say they can operate WIC at least through the end of October, easing fears among officials that it would run out of money within days. But advocates and others worry what will happen if the shutdown drags on beyond that.

It's Homecoming night in Bow!

October 4, 2013

It’s Homecoming Week in Broken Bow - and with that Broken Bow High School has announced this year’s candidates for Homecoming king and queen. They are, from left: Zac Jones and Hannah Evans - representing choir; Marcus Miller and Jill Oatman - representing B-Club; Jordan Lemburg and Jessica Schaaf - representing band; Evan Rose and Ashley Kirkpatrick - representing career and tech; Jaden Garey and Julia Loy - representing the faculty; Jeremy Christner and Morgan Hueftle - representing the senior class; and Austin Rose and Emmalea Rice - representing fine arts.

Illini big test for Huskers' struggling defense

October 4, 2013

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — What once looked like a cushy October schedule for Nebraska might have become more of a challenge.

The way the Cornhuskers' defense has performed through four games surely has Illinois thinking it could steal a win at Memorial Stadium on Saturday and end its 14-game Big Ten losing streak.

Broken Bow touts 4-year-old national champion

October 4, 2013

When the Jonas family returned from their trip to the corn palace in Mitchell, South Dakota, their daughter Anya had brought back plenty of hardware.
The 4-year-old from Broken Bow held the trophy for the National Pedal Pull Championship for her age group.

Anya’s “Grandpa Ken”, as they call him, is involved in tractor pulls and the family felt Anya might have the right qualities to be successful at it.

Football games moved due to weather, scheduling conflicts

October 4, 2013

The Sandhills/Thedford football game against Garden County scheduled for 7 p.m. tonight in Thedford has been moved up to 4 p.m. due to weather concerns. Also, below is a statement from Mullen High School Principal Mike Kvanvig about their homecoming changes:

October 3rd

Centura Golf Invite (Arcadia-Loup City)

October 4, 2013

Centura Invite resluts for Arcadia/Loup City

Arcadia/Loup City Girls Golf

7th Place, Hannah Jakabowski; 106
10th Place, Kenzie Maschka; 110
13th Place, Taylor Carkoski; 111
14th Place, Kenzie Hostetler; 112

Team Scores
1
Adams Central
417
2
Arcadia/Loup City
439
3
Centura
479
4
Doniphan/Trumbull
444
5
Gibbon
0
6
Fullerton
476
7
Kearney Catholic
443

Oct. 3 Volleyball Scoreboard

October 4, 2013

Twin Loup (Sargent/Loup County) def. South Loup, 25-19, 25-18 (2-0)
Twin Loup (Sargent/Loup County) def. Spalding/Spalding Academy, 25-19, 25-21 (2-0)

Holdrege def. Broken Bow, 25-16, 25-22, 22-25, 25-13 (3-1)

Ellen Datus, 65

October 3, 2013

After a courageous battle with cancer, Ellen Lois Datus, age 65, passed away in Broken Bow, the evening of Tuesday, Oct. 1. She was surrounded by her husband, Edwin, and daughters Michelle, Melinda and Stephanie.
Born in 1948 in Chambers, to Chloe Ellen McKay Harley and Duane McKay, Ellen was drawn to a life of service to others. Her biggest calling was taking care of people, especially her family. At home, she was a selfless, loyal and loving wife, mother of three, step-mother of five and grandmother of 15.

Claudia K. Bestol, 75

October 3, 2013

Claudia Kay Bestol, age 75 of Purdum, died Wednesday, Oct. 2, 2013, at her home in Purdum fighting cancer. Memorial funeral services will be held Monday, Oct. 7, 2013, at the United Church of Christ in Purdum at 10 a.m. with Pastor Diana K. Jahn officiating. Inurnment in the Purdum Cemetery will be at a later date.

Claudia Bestol is survived by her husband, Earl Bestol of Purdum; a son, Wayne (Joyce) Bestol of Minden; two daughters, Kay Lynn Bestol of Cheyenne, Wyo., and Brenda (Dave) Masek of Purdum; three grandchildren, two great-grandsons, and a brother, Bob Knag of Alliance.

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