Skip to main content

Archive - 2013

October 18th

Dangerous rail crossing needs redone

October 18, 2013

Issue: Supervisors and Nebraska Department of Roads at impasse.

Help Requested: Custer County Corn Growers launch petition
asking for the public’s help to bring about the needed change.

Here’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: There’s a railroad crossing in Custer County that is a tragedy waiting to happen. If you ask the local corn growers, it isn’t a matter of if, it is a matter of when.

October 17th

District D4 Cross County Results

October 18, 2013

Boys Results
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

Girls Results
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

Oct. 17 Volleyball Scoreboard

October 18, 2013

Twin Loup defeats Sandhills/Thedford 3-0 (25-20, 25-12, 25-23)
S-E-M defeats Elm Creek 2-1 (25-21, 18-25, 26-24) (Take 3rd place in FKC Tourney)
Broken Bow defeats Shelton 3-0 (25-13, 25-13, 25-14)

Broken Bow Volleyball defeats Shelton

October 18, 2013

Broken Bow earned its 10th win of the season Thursday night, defeating Shelton 3-0 (25-14, 25-14, 25-13).

Krisha Scott and Julia Loy powered the offense with nine and eight kills respectively while the Indians got five from Jasmyn Brooks and four from Alexis Neely. Layna Garey and Rachel Gaston put in the digging work with 15 and 12 respectively. Morgan Hueftle kept things moving with 15 assists while Garey provided nine of her own.

The Indians next match will come at their home invite Oct. 22.

October 14th

Royle Hazen, 68

October 14, 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 Duerkson, 84

October 14, 2013

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 Jacobsen, 76

October 14, 2013

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 Bratton, 89

October 14, 2013

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.

October 11th

Oct. 11 Sports Scoreboard

October 11, 2013

Football Scoreboard:

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.

Volleyball Scoreboard:
Bertrand def. Anselmo-Merna, 25-9, 25-11, 25-11 (3-0)

Twin Loup Football routs Loup City

October 11, 2013

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.

Hey Husker Fans ... subscribe to, or extend your subscription to the Custer County Chief by Aug. 27...
LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Big Ten volleyball coaches pick Nebraska to finish second in the conference...
VIDEO: First Nebraska football practice of the year The Nebraska Cornhuskers had their first...