Archive - 2013
The National Weather Service in North Platte is issuing a wind chill warning for Wednesday night into Thursday morning. Much colder air arrives tonight where the combination of winds and cold temperatures will drive wind chill values to subzero readings. The coldest air will be across the northwest with wind chill values falling to 20 below to 35 below zero in parts of western and north central Nebraska. Anyone who will be out and about, or traveling, is urged to take necessary precautions.
Memorial funeral services for Marvin L. Amos, age 74, of Broken Bow, were Friday, Nov. 29, 2013, at 3 p.m., at the Rhoad Funeral Chapel in Sargent with the Rev. Marvin Bauer officiating. Inurnment was in the Dry Valley Cemetery south of Sargent. Rhoad Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
Marvin was born Jan. 9, 1939, to Otto and Florence Edna (Oliver) Amos near Comstock. Marvin grew up in the Dry Valley area where his family farmed. He attended the one room school in Dry Valley and continued his education in Sargent Public Schools.
Nancy Ellen Glick, 63, of rural Angola, Ind., passed away peacefully Friday, Nov. 29, 2013, at 5:35 a.m.. She was born in Anselmo, Jan. 9, 1950, to Richard and Frances McCormick.
She graduated from Anselmo-Merna High School May 27, 1969.
Betty L. Fowler, 77 of Arcadia, passed away Saturday, Nov. 23, 2013, at the St. Francis Medical Center in Grand Island.
Ms. Fowlerâ€™s wishes were to be cremated. A Celebration of Life was Monday, Dec. 2, 2013, at the Arcadia United Methodist Church. The Rev. Dr. Jeff D. Hale and Pastor Marty Robbins officiated. Memorials are suggested to the Arcadia Fire and Rescue Department. Ord Memorial Chapel was in charge of arrangements.
Louie Bert Murray, age 79, died Nov. 23, 2013, at Holyoke, Colo.
Louie Bert Murray was born May 23, 1934, in North Platte, the third child of Edward and Lucy Murray. At one week of age, Louie and his family moved to the family ranch in southern Cherry County. Louie began school at the Mullen Grade School in 1939.
Arlin D Wiemer was born in York, Nov. 1, 1935, to Martin F and Sophia (Zwiebel) Wiemer and died Thursday, Nov. 21, 2013. The family lived on a farm at Waco.
He was baptized and confirmed at St Johnâ€™s Lutheran Church. He graduated from Waco High School and continued his education in Grand Island and Lincoln, to become a Certified Public Account-ant. Arlin enjoyed fishing, hunting traveling, putzing around in his shed and family activities.
*CEDC Featured at Tuesday Rotary at the Prairie Pioneer Center in Broken
Bow starting at noon
*Giving Box for donations at Prairie EyeCare Center in Broken Bow from now till Dec. 17th
*Fox Seasonal Farms Open Christmas House from 4pm-7pm in Broken Bow
For more information on the above events, check out the calender found on the homepage of this website.
Today's Public Meetings & Conferences:
*There are no meetings scheduled for today
* No events scheduled today
* Church to host Nativity Display in Broken Bow
* Christmas Walk in Callaway
* Giving Box continues through Dec. 17th
* 22 Annual Pancake Feed at the Broken Bow Municipal Building from 5pm-7pm
* Benefit Soup Supper for Loyal & Barb Reinhard from 5-7:30pm at the United Methodist Church Fellowship Hall
* Christmas events in Callaway starting at 3pm and continuing until 9pm all
* Callaway Volunteer Fire Dept. hosting event at the fire hall from 5:30pm-8:30pm
The Miss Rodeo America competition kicks off in Las Vegas Dec. 2, and Custer County's very own, Miss Rodeo Nebraska Samantha Chytka of Broken Bow is there competing. The competition ends with the coronation of the new Miss Rodeo America Dec. 9.
Emails of support may be sent to Sam at Sam Chytka, Miss Rodeo Nebraska at email@example.com. You must mention Miss Rodeo Nebraska in the subject line. All emails will be read by the committee prior to giving them to the contestants.
You can also follow the pageant on the Miss Rodeo America Facebook page.
Light of Christ Nativity display kicks off Christmas Season.