June 17th, 2015
Entries are now being taken for Miss Rodeo Cherry County. The contest this year will be held on August 5th and 6th. Contestants must be between the ages of 14-20 as of January 1, 2015 and will be competing for over a thousand dollars worth of prizes.
The Horsemanship Contest will be held on August 5 at 7 p.m. at the the fairgrounds. The modeling and speeches will be held on August 6 at 1:30 p.m. The topics of this year's speeches are: "Cherry County - Jewel Of The Sandhills" or "Legends of Rodeo". Speeches, modeling and horsemanship are open to the public.
These pictures are in The Custer County Chief's unclaimed photographs basket. If you know who these belong to, call them to see if they would like to come and get them in our office.
The top middle picture has Chelsea Smith written on the back and the bottom picture has Trent Esch written on it.
If you have a picture that you have dropped off and never picked up, stop by the office to look through our unclaimed basket.
We are open Monday-Friday 8AM-5PM
The Broken Bow School Board will have a meeting Monday at 5:30 p.m.
Tour de Nebraska will be going through Broken Bow Saturday.
Sunday is Father's Day. Also on Sunday there is NBHA Barrel Racing.
The Custer County Historical Museum is hosting a pie and ice cream social Friday from 5-7 p.m. Come join them at the museum. There will be live music.
VIDEO: World's first 'Comic-Con for cat people' takes LA by storm
Thousands of people turned out for the very first edition of CatCon Los Angeles. Attendees donned cat ears, lined up to shake paws with celebrity felines, and fawned over cat-centric arts, crafts and products.
Loup County Sheriff's Department has announced that a 72 year old Ulysses man drowned at the Calamus Reservoir at approximately 5:30 p.m. Thursday, June 11. A witness reported that the man had fallen from his boat while getting onto the boat dock at Valley View boat ramp. The witness made contact with the man and was going to get his boat to help retrieve the vessel that had drifted away, but when he returned the man was swimming out towards the boat. The witness stated he knew the man was having trouble and tried to reach him with a long pole.
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) â€” Fans at the College World Series are encouraged to text guest services staff at TD Ameritrade Park if they encounter problems near their seats.
For assistance, fans should send a text to 69050. Type "CWS" and, after a space, state the issue and seat location.
Examples of problems guest services want to know about are impaired fans, altercations and abusive language.
Metropolitan Entertainment and Convention Authority President and CEO Roger Dixon said the text system has been tested at several events at the adjacent CenturyLink Center and has proved to be helpful.
Patrick Sharp comments following the Blackhawks' Game 4 win
Callaway Community Wide Garage Sales will be Friday and Saturday.
Saturday morning at 9 a.m. is the 4-H rabbit show. Also on Saturday, The Nebraska Sandhills Cowboy Hall of Fame will be in Valentine.
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) â€” Nebraska coach Mike Riley says linebacker David Santos and two other players won't return to the Cornhuskers.
Santos had major knee surgery after starting eight games last season and 19 in his career. Riley didn't say in a statement Thursday why Santos wouldn't be back for his senior season.
Riley also says that safety LeRoy Alexander and receiver Jariah Tolbert will transfer.
Alexander was suspended for the entire 2014 season for an undisclosed reason. Tolbert was charged with marijuana possession in June 2014 and again this past April.