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February 20th, 2013

Doris Bayne, 87

February 20, 2013

Doris H. (Helen) Bayne, age 87, passed away at her home in Broken Bow Feb. 15, 2013 with family at her bedside.
Doris was born to Harry and Eva (Towers) Cohn in their home south of Maxwell Nov. 28, 1925. After getting most of her school education in the Maxwell area schools she moved to North Platte for her senior year and graduated from North Platte High School in 1943. She worked at W. J. O'Connor Dime store until she married Harold Bayne.
Shortly after marrying they moved to Hazard, the first of several moves to various towns in Nebraska before finally settling in Broken Bow.

February 19th

Mistreated livestock could be seized, owners could pay

February 19, 2013

LINCOLN – Law enforcement officers could seize mistreated livestock with a veterinarian’s recommendation if an Agriculture Committee bill is passed.
Rick Leonard, the committee’s research analyst, presented the bill (LB423) at a hearing Tuesday. Six people testified in support of the bill, and one testified against it. The committee also received a letter of support from the Humane Society of the United States.

June Mehal, 90

February 19, 2013

June Mehal, 90, of Pompano Beach, Fla., passed away Feb. 2, 2013, in Bradenton, Fla, where she had been a resident for the past year at the Summerfield Assisted Living Home.

February 16th

Final State Wrestling results

February 17, 2013

Anselmo-Merna:

D160 - Jake Wells (37-1) placed 3rd and scored 20.00 team points.
Champ. Round 1 - Jake Wells (Anselmo-Merna) 37-1 won by pin over Jackson Carpenter (Morrill) 9-31 (Pin 0:20)
Quarterfinal - Austin Ruskamp (Freeman) 45-2 won by pin over Jake Wells (Anselmo-Merna) 37-1 (Pin 3:43)
Cons. Round 2 - Jake Wells (Anselmo-Merna) 37-1 won by pin over Zachary Blake (Sutherland) 24-19 (Pin 1:38)
Cons. Round 3 - Jake Wells (Anselmo-Merna) 37-1 won by decision over Tyson Bolling (Plainview) 14-4 (Dec 4-2)

February 15th

Area boys basketball friday scoreboard

February 16, 2013

Arcadia 49 Axtell 42
Minden 65 Broken Bow 47
Mullen 54 Twin Loup 36
Sandhills/Thedford 61 Brady 36
South Loup 51 S-E-M 46

Anselmo-Merna vs Ainsworth score not available as of this posting

Class D State Wrestling recap through Friday

February 16, 2013

Anselmo-Merna:

D160 - Jake Wells (35-1) placed 6th and scored 11.00 team points.
Champ. Round 1 - Jake Wells (Anselmo-Merna) 35-1 won by pin over Jackson Carpenter (Morrill) 9-31 (Pin 0:20)
Quarterfinal - Austin Ruskamp (Freeman) 44-2 won by pin over Jake Wells (Anselmo-Merna) 35-1 (Pin 3:43)
Cons. Round 2 - Jake Wells (Anselmo-Merna) 35-1 won by pin over Zachary Blake (Sutherland) 24-19 (Pin 1:38)
Cons. Round 3 - Jake Wells (Anselmo-Merna) 35-1 won by decision over Tyson Bolling (Plainview) 14-4 (Dec 4-2)

Class C state wrestling recap

February 16, 2013

C120 - Justin Miller (28-10) place is unknown and scored 0.00 team points.
Champ. Round 1 - Jon Marvin (O`Neill) 36-12 won by decision over Justin Miller (Sargent/Burwell) 28-10 (Dec 7-1)
Cons. Round 1 - Michael Varela (David City) 25-20 won by decision over Justin Miller (Sargent/Burwell) 28-10 (Dec 6-1)

C132 - Evan Gideon (38-6) placed 6th and scored 10.50 team points.
Champ. Round 1 - Evan Gideon (Sargent/Burwell) 38-6 won by tech fall over Dalton Smith (Gibbon) 33-15 (TF 17-2)

Wreatling Updats - Class C

February 15, 2013

2013 NSAA Championships Results for Sargent/Burwell

C120 - Justin Miller (28-10)
Champ. Round 1 - Jon Marvin (O`Neill) 35-12 won by decision over Justin Miller (Sargent/Burwell) 28-10 (Dec 7-1); Cons. Round 1 - Michael Varela (David City) 25-20 won by decision over Justin Miller (Sargent/Burwell) 28-10 (Dec 6-1)

C132 - Evan Gideon (37-6)

BREAKING NEWS: Shooting in Halsey - NSP asks for public's help

February 15, 2013

Sometime between 10:30 P.M. and 10:45 P.M., Thursday, Feb. 14, the Frontier Inn located in Halsey sustained damage from gunshots. At the time the shots were fired the building was occupied but no one was injured. The Nebraska State Patrol is seeking any information from the public that might lead to the arrest of the person or persons involved in this incident. If you have any information regarding this matter please contact the Nebraska State Patrol office in North Platte at (308) 535-8047.

State Wrestling competition continues in Omaha

February 15, 2013

It was a rough morning for the area Class D wrestlers. Of the 10 wrestlers who entered into the consolation round , only one survived the morning to move to the next step at the State Wrestling finals from the Century Link Center in Omaha. All were hard fought rounds. Each of these athletes gave their all resulting in a number of heartbreakers. Competition at this level is tough.

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