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February 1st, 2013

Knights, Lady Broncos win LVC crowns

February 2, 2013

The Sandhills/Thedford boys basketball team and Mullen girls team, cut down the nets once again, becoming the 2013 LVC champions. Sandhills/Thedford won 54-39 and the Mullen girls won 42-31. Ansley-Litchfield took 3rd place for the girls side and South Loup beat Anselmo-Merna for 3rd place on the boys side

Siblings show flaw in Nebraska foster care system

February 1, 2013

LINCOLN – Two siblings from the Scottsbluff area spent much of their youth in the Nebraska foster care system, but had different lives.
Sarah Peters, 22, left the foster care system at 16 when a couple became her guardian. She lost their support at 19 because they adopted a baby, and she was no longer eligible for state  medical assistance. She had to drop out of pre-med school because of a $10,000 hospital bill.

LVC Basketball Tournament Semi- Finals Scoreboard

February 1, 2013

Girls scoreboard:

Mullen 46 Twin Loup 32
Sandhills/Thedford 52 Ansley-Litchfield 49

Boys Scoreboard:

Mullen 47 South Loup 40
Sandhills/Thedford 63 Anselmo-Merna 39

Boys Championship matchup: Sandhills/Thedford vs. Mullen
Girls Championship matchup: Sandhills/Thedford vs. Mullen

Boys 3rd place game: South Loup vs. Anselmo-Merna
Girls 3rd Place game: Twin Loup vs. Ansley-Litchfield.

Debates loom over 2nd amendment

February 1, 2013

•Local instructors say education, not restrictions, is key

As debates over proposed gun control laws continue to be waged on the national, state and local levels, a lively discussion over gun and ammunition control legislation took place during a Judiciary Committee hearing of the Nebraska Legislature just last week.
Among the bills discussed was LB50, introduced by Sen. Brad Ashford of Omaha. The bill would hold gun owners civilly liable for damages resulting from the unreasonable placement of a firearm where a minor or mentally handicapped individual could get it.

January 31st

Two hospitalized following head-on

January 31, 2013

MERNA -- Authorities aren’t exactly for sure what caused the head-on collision on State Highway 2 south of Merna Tuesday morning.
Ambulances and rescue crews from Merna and Broken Bow responded to the 8 a.m. call and the drivers of each vehicle were transported from the scene. Life Flight was called back due to the weather.

January 27th

Video Highlight of ST vs Mullen boys SHC championship game

January 27, 2013

check out the video highlights from the SHC boys championship game

January 26th

ST boys, Mullen girls claim SHC Titles

January 26, 2013

The Sandhills/Thedford boys basketball team and Mullen girls basketball team became Sandhills Conference Champions Friday night with ST edging Mullen in the boys contest 44-41 while Mullen took out Brady 50-31.

Other Area Scores:

Girls Scores
Ansley-Litchfield 63 Arcadia 30
South Loup 56 Pleasanton 38

Boys Scores

Ainsworth 75 Broken Bow 42
Ansley-Litchfield 64 Arcadia 50
South Loup 58 Pleasanton 47

January 24th

Mullen, Sandhills/Thedford boys advance to Sandhills Conference Championship

January 24, 2013

Mullen and Sandhills/Thedford both saw their boys teams advance to the Sandhills Conference Tournament final with a 58-34 victory over SMC and a 62-37 win over Brady respectively. The Knights will play the Broncos Friday night at 6:30.

Other Area Scores:

Girls Scores
ENLS 41 Anselmo-Merna 24
Loup City 42 Twin Loup 29
Mullen 43 Sandhills/Thedford 27
S-E-M 36 Amherst 32

Boys Scores
Amherst 66 S-E-M 26
Anselmo- Merna 52 ENLS 32
Cedar Valley 40 Arcadia 28
Loup City 57 Twin Loup 26
Cedar Valley 65 Arcadia 27

Happy anniversary Mr. & Mrs. Vannice

January 24, 2013

Duane and Eugenia Vannice celebrated their 71st wedding anniversary Jan. 9. The couple, formerly from Halsey where Duane was postmaster for almost 30 years and Jean was an elementary education teacher, moved to Lincoln in 2007. Cards of best wishes can be sent to them at: Gateway Senior Living, 225 N. 56th St., Apt. 217, Lincoln, NE 68504.

Sweet new business opens in Bow

January 24, 2013

Valentine’s Day is just around the corner, and if you’re looking for a sweet gift for your sweetie Broken Bow’s newest business has the solution.
Simply Sweet, located in the Arrow Mini Mall on Highway 2 in Broken Bow, opened for business Tuesday. The store features craft and gift items, along with the star of the store - chocolate!
Michele Staggs is the owner and operator of Simply Sweet. She and her husband, Ed, moved to Broken Bow in July 2012, living the previous two years in Denver.