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Archive - Jan 10, 2014

Margaret Brass, 95

January 10, 2014

Margaret Adelia (Smith) Brass, age 95, of Lexington, died Saturday, Dec. 28, 2013, at the Plum Creek Health-care Community.
Marge, as she was known, was born Feb. 17, 1918, in Sargent, to Albert and Adelia (Sullivan) Smith. She graduated from Sargent High school in 1935. She attended Kearney State College to obtain a teaching certificate and taught at Round Valley rural school near Sargent.
She was married to Loren Brass Sept. 22, 1938, in Sargent. To this marriage were born William Loren Brass, Robert Garold Brass, Trudy Ann Brass and Thomas Anthony Brass.

Dorothy Adams, 85

January 10, 2014

Dorothy Adams, age 85, of Mason City, died Tuesday, Dec. 31, 2013, at the Good Samaritan Hospital in Kearney.
Funeral services were Monday, Jan. 6, 2014, at the Baptist Church in Mason City with the Rev. Bill Ragan officiating. Burial was in the Mason City Cemetery with Govier Brothers Mortuary in Broken Bow in charge of arrangements.
Dorothy Adams was born March 22, 1928, near Mason City, to James and Olive (Crosley) Schall. She attended Basin School and graduated from Mason City High School in 1946. She was married to Glenn W. Adams Feb. 8, 1948, in Broken Bow.

Billy B. Day, 86

January 10, 2014

Billy B. Day 86, of Loup City, died Monday, Dec. 30, 2013 at St. John's Good Samaritan Society in Kearney. Funeral services were Friday, Jan. 3, 2014, at St. Josaphat's Catholic Church in Loup City with J.H. Schroeder, Doug DeNeui and Darrell Holzinger officiating. Burial was at the Evergreen Cemetery in Loup City with military honors by the Loup City American Legion Post 48. Higgins Funeral Home
in Loup City was in charge of arrangements. Memor-ials are suggested to the

Mora Jo Sanders, 91

January 10, 2014

Mora Jo McIntyre-Sanders, 91, went to be with the Lord on Christmas Day, Dec. 25, 2013.
Anyone who knew Jo would share a memory - her smile and her laugh. Jo’s smile was beautiful and her laughter frequent.
Jo was born on a ranch in South Dakota to Loleta and Garland McIntyre in 1922. Two years later, she was joined by a brother, Bob. She loved her family dearly and for a lifetime.

Dorothy Wilson, 94

January 10, 2014

Dorothy Wilson, 94, of Topeka, Kan., passed away Jan. 1, 2014, at McCrite Plaza Retirement Community. She was born Sept. 1, 1919, to Clarence M. and Ruth (Jarvis) Thompson in a sod house on her grandparent’s homestead south of Brewster.
Eight of her growing-up years were spent on what is now known as Pressey Park, south of Broken Bow.
She attended grades 7-9 in Broken Bow, and 10-12 in Oconto. After graduating from Oconto High School in 1936, she attended Kearney State Teachers College.

Arthur Grint, 91

January 10, 2014

Arthur Howard Grint, son of Harold A. and Helen (Finley) Grint, was born Jan. 21, 1922, in Sargent. He died Dec. 21, 2013, in Cerritos, Calif., at the age of 91 years 11 months.

City Council calls special meeting - possible litigation to be discussed

January 10, 2014

The Broken Bow City Council has called a special meeting for today (Monday) at 2:30 p.m. Only one item is listed on the agenda, with the council planning to go into closed session for the purpose of discussion of possible litigation on an employment contract.

The regular meeting of the Broken Bow City Council will be Tuesday, Jan. 14, at noon in City Hall. One of the items listed on that agenda is the renewal or non renewal of the City Administrator's contract. Other items on Tuesday's agenda include:

January 13, 2014: Today in Central Nebraska

January 10, 2014

Scheduled Today:

School Events:
* FFA Soup Supper at the Broken Bow High School cafeteria at 5:00pm
* FFA Labor Auction following the soup supper at 7:30pm

Community Events:
* No events

For more information on the above events, check out the calendar found on the homepage of this website.

Today's Public Meetings & Conferences:
* Directors of the Middle Loup Public Power District will hold their meeting at the District's Office in Arcadia at 7:30pm

For more information on the above meetings, check out the Public Notice section of the Custer County Chief.

January 12, 2014 - Today in Central Nebraska

January 10, 2014

School Events:
* No events today. Enjoy your Sunday!

Community Events:
* Litchfield Community Club pancake brunch at the Community Center starting at 11am until 2pm

For more information on the above events, check out the calendar from the homepage of this site.

Today's Public Meetings & Conferences:
* No meetings scheduled for today

For more information on the above meetings, check out the Public Notice section of the Custer County Chief.

PSC reminds customers of cold weather rule

January 10, 2014

LINCOLN – In light of recent weather, the Nebraska Public Service Commission is reminding customers about its cold weather rule, which applies to the state’s three investor-owned natural gas utilities - SourceGas, Black Hills, and NorthWestern. From November 1 through March 31, these natural gas utilities must give customers an additional 30 days to pay their bills prior to disconnection for non-payment.

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