Archive - 2013
Dwain Verne Myers, one of three children of Loren Verne and Marjory Ruth (Clay) Myers, was born Feb. 27, 1939, in Sidney. He attended school in Potter, the West Coast, and Broken Bow, before graduating from Broken Bow High School in 1956.
After high school Dwain attended the University of Nebraska in Lincoln for a semester. He then transferred to Kearney State, where he earned his bachelors degree in education. While in school in Kearney Dwain joined the Nebraska National Guard. Later in life Dwain would obtain his masters in education and specialist in education at Kearney.
Andrew Peter Crawford Sr. of Minden, formerly of Axtell and Ansley, passed away March 6, 2013, at the Kearney County Health Systems in Minden. Funeral services were Saturday, March 9, 2013 at the First Baptist Church in Mason City, with the Rev. John Lewis officiating.
Burial was in the Mason City Cemetery with Military Honors. Memorials may be given to the charity of your choice. Govier Brothers Mortuary of Broken Bow was in charge of arrangements.
Jay. T. Evans, 87, formerly of Berwyn, died Feb. 28, 2013, at the Masonic Home in Plattsmouth. Memorial services were Thursday, March 7, 2013, at the Masonic Home in Plattsmouth. Roby Funeral Home of Plattsmouth was in charge of arrangements.
Jay Theodore Evans was born May 18, 1925, at Berwyn, to Otto Evans and Ruby (Knapp) Evans. He had one sister, Cleo (Evans) Allen, who preceded him in death.
He attended grade school and high school at Berwyn, and graduated from Berwyn High School. Jay spent most of his life farming and ranching on his property south of Berwyn.
Elvira K. Bolli, 98, of Arcadia, died Sunday, March 17, 2013, at the Valley View Living Center in Ord.
Services will be at 2:30 p.m. Thursday, March 21, at the United Methodist Church in Arcadia with the Rev. Dr. Jeff D. Hale officiating. Burial will be in the Lee Park Cemetery near Arcadia. Visitation will be one hour before time of service at the church. Peters Funeral Home of Loup City is in charge of the arrangements.
Mrs. Bolli was born July 14, 1914, at Taylor, the daughter of Charles and Minnie (Beals) Johnson.
MASON CITY - - The Mason City Volunteer Fire Department and Broken Bow Food Pantry will now be able to better serve the community thanks to the support of local farmer, Joan Zimmer, and Americaâ€™s Farmers Grow Communities.
The Hastings track meet that Broken Bow was scheduled to compete in at noon today has been cancelled. The North Platte. St. Patrick's Invite (South Loup) has been cancelled. The Stars Relays (Ansley-Litchfield) has been cancelled. Arcadia track had a schedule change from what was in your sports tab. Their first meet is now the South Loup invite April 5 in Arnold. The Wilcox Invite (Twin Loup) has been cancelled. The Hershey Invite (Mullen, Anselmo-Merna, Sandhills/Thedford) has also been cancelled. That means all track events for this weekend have been cancelled.
Aaron and Laura Brooker of Omaha proudly announce the birth of their son, Jonas Lee Brooker, born March 12, 2013, at the University of Nebraska Medical Center in Omaha.
Jonas weighed 8 pounds 10 ounces and was 21 inches long. He joins big brother Elias at home. Also wecoming Jonas home are his grandparents, Gary and Beth Cole of Merna, and Jim and Julie Brooker of Kearney.
Great-grandparents are Bill and Mary Hughes of Chappell.
Amanda Overy and Mike Smith proudly announce their engagement and approaching marriage, Wednesday, March 30, 2013, at the United Methodist Church in Broken Bow.
A reception will follow the ceremony at the Broken Bow Municipal Auditorium.
The bride to be is the daughter of Jeff and Michelle Overy of Hastings, and Nadean and Rod Wilkerson of Pauline, Neb.
The prospective groom is the son of Greg and Jodi Smith of Milburn.
Mike is the owner of Just-A-Wee in Milburn. Amanda works at McMeen Physical Therapy in Broken Bow.
The quest to get healthy affects many Americans, and with a new year generally comes renewed ambitions to lose weight. Becky Pearson and her staff at Pearson Physical Therapy in Broken Bow saw this as the perfect opportunity to lend a little incentive to area residentâ€™s weight loss goals.
Pearson says she and her staff began discussing hosting some type of weight loss challenge last fall. They decided January would be the ideal time to get the challenge underway.
There is a new face at the Custer County Fairgrounds, albeit a familiar one. Toby Kinderknecht officially began his duties as Custer County Fairgrounds Manager Monday, March 18.
While he has never actually lived in this area, Broken Bow is hardly new to Toby. Back in the 1980s he was a regular at the horse track here, working first as an assistant horse trainer and then head trainer.
Toby will be taking over for previous Fairgrounds Manager Leon Meyer, who announced his retirement in January.