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December 7th

Girls Basketball Scoreboard Dec. 7

December 8, 2012

Sandhills/Thedford 42, Ansley-Litchfield 36
South Loup 38, SMC 35
Stuart 50, Twin Loup 36
S-E-M 42, Elm Creek 31

The Broken Bow vs. Minden score was not yet reported to the NSAA. Check back later for that score as well as full details in the next edition of the Custer County Chief.

Drought costs Nebraska corn crop nearly a quarter billion dollars

December 7, 2012

This past summer, the heat arrived and the rain went away. All of Nebraska and about two-thirds of the United States was left in a crippling drought. The drought caused corn, Nebraska’s biggest cash-crop, to take a serious hit. Despite higher prices, the Nebraska Corn Board’s latest estimates are that Nebraska’s corn crop will be worth about $240 million less this year than last year’s.

V-Bar & Plammers, a Christmas hit

December 7, 2012

Rope a

Christmas Hit


Plammers & Saddle Plammers

November 29th

Girls Basketball Scoreboard

November 30, 2012

CWC 64 Arcadia 34
Loomis 46 S-E-M 29
Loup City 46 Anselmo-Merna 39
Mullen 30 SMC 17
Sutherland 55 Broken Bow 32

Boys Basketball Scoreboard

November 30, 2012

Broken Bow 62 Sutherland 37
Burwell 70 Sandhills/Thedford 43
Loomis 40 S-E-M 33
CWC 40 Arcadia 22
Loup City 60 Anselmo-Merna 31
Mullen 57 SMC 42

Girls Basketball: S-E-M falls to Loomis

November 30, 2012

Sumner-Eddyville Miller opened its season against the Wolves from Loomis. The Wolves came away with the 46-29 victory. See the full story in the next edition of the Custer County Chief.

Boys Basketball: Arcadia falls to Chambers-Wheeler Central in season opener

November 30, 2012

Arcadia opened its basketball season Thursday night against Chambers Wheeler-Central. The Huskies held a 14-12 lead at halftime, but the Renegades opened up the second half on an 8-2 run and didn't look back, taking the game 40-22. See the full story in the next Custer County Chief.

Ord murder trial relocated to St. Paul

November 29, 2012

ORD - - The trial of a former Ord man accused in the 1989 murder of Cathy Beard will proceed as scheduled - just not in Valley County. District Judge Karin Noakes sustained a motion by the defense for a change of venue, relocating the trial from Ord, the county seat of Valley County, to St. Paul, the county seat of Howard County.

Playground will stay

November 29, 2012

In a unanimous decision, the Broken Bow City Council Tuesday authorized City Attorney Jason White to draw up an agreement between the city and Broken Bow Public Schools for the playground equipment at Custer School to stay put.

Local EMT makes a difference in N.Y.

November 29, 2012

ARCADIA - - There are some area residents that are stepping up to help those effected by Hurricane Sandy.
Terina Trotter-Wortman is one of the those people from around the area that has dedicated her time and effort to come to the rescue of the thousands of people who’s lives were left in ruins due to the catastrophic disaster that left many on the Northeastern Seaboard without electricity, homes, and some escaping with just what they could carry or what they were wearing.

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