October 20th, 2012
Area high school football playoff matchups: #9 Anselmo-Merna @ #8 Leyton. #10 Mullen @ #7 Spalding. # 12 South Loup @ #7 Arapahoe. #11 Gibbon @ #6 Broken Bow. All games start Thursday.
Broken Bow 42, Ainsworth 14
South Loup 51, Twin Loup 20
Mullen 70, South Platte 14
With wins over Loomis and Pleasanton, both 2-0 wins, coach Pat Hoblyn earned win number 600 and 601. Ansley-Litchfield moves to 25-1 on the season. For more coverage, check out the next edition of the Custer County Chief.
Broken Bow is moving on to the playoffs and will host their first round match following a 42-14 win over Ainsworth Friday night. The Indians lead 40-0 at the half. For more information, check out the next edition of the Custer County Chief.
Fort Hartsuff State Historic Park, in conjunction with the Grand Army of the Frontier (GAF) will present, â€śThe Timeline of American Military Firearms 1860-1990â€ť Oct. 20-21, 2012.
Wind gusts over 60 mph literally blew the roof off a building in downtown Broken Bow Thursday afternoon. The building, on South D Street, houses Borders Law Office and the former site of Heritage Bank. Crews battled the strong winds to repair the roof and retrieve pieces of the blown off roof from neighboring buildings.
Loomis 30, S-E-M 22
Anselmo-Merna 46, Elwood 0
Loup City 44, Ansley-Litchfield 20
Mullen vs. South Platte was postponed until 7:00 Central Time tonight due to weather conditions
The Custer County Chapter of Pheasants Forever (PF) will host its 17th annual banquet on opening pheasant hunting weekend Oct. 26 at Huckleberryâ€™s Hideout in Broken Bow. The public is invited, as you do not need be a PF member to attend this event. Doors open at 5:30 pm with a BBQ brisket buffet dinner starting at 7 p.m. and a fundraising auction to follow. Along with a live and silent auction, the chapter will be conducting raffles for adults and kids of all ages on the night of the banquet.
Broken Bow - Custer County - you have some serious bragging rights.
October 16 Edison Mission Energy dedicated a 50-turbine wind farm, and city and county leaders joined energy developers from across the U.S. sitting front and center. Land owners filled in on the flanks.
The $145 million project know as Broken Bow LLC is located approximately three miles northeast of the city. The project, operated by Edison Mission Energy (EME) is capable of generating up to 80 megawatts of electricity, enough energy to meet the needs of about 25,000 homes in Nebraska.
Tackling childhood obesity, providing more nutritious meals for children - these are what you might call â€śhot buttonâ€ť topics right now. However, some caretakers of our youngest children are now trying to figure out how to provide those nutritious meals on less money.
Several Broken Bow in-home day care providers received letters from the food program a couple of weeks ago, informing them that the reimbursement they receive for the meals and snacks they provide is being cut - drastically cut.