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October 25th, 2012

Playoff football scoreboard

October 25, 2012

Mullen 24, Spalding 27

Broken Bow 14, Gibbon 10

Anselmo-Merna 42, Leyton 0

South Loup 13, Arapahoe 44

Arcadia will take on Silver Lake tomorrow at 6:00 p.m. in Bladen

Broken Bow pulls out a win against Gibbon, advances to second round of playoffs

October 25, 2012

Broken Bow pulled out a dramatic win over Gibbon Thursday night to advance to the next round of the class C1 state playoffs. Broken Bow trailed 10-6 with just under five minutes left in the game and were stopped on a 4th down. The very next play, Gibbon snapped the ball over the head of the quarterback into the back of the end zone, resulting in a safety, cutting the score to 10-8. On the next possession, Marcus Miller hooked up with Hunter Campbell for the second time on the night, giving Broken Bow a 16-10 lead.

Sheriff issues scam warning

October 25, 2012

From Dan Osmond - Custer County Sheriff

The Custer County Sheriff’s Office receives reports of phone or email scams on a weekly basis. These types of crimes cost people thousands of dollars and are very difficult to trace. The phone calls or emails are originated in foreign countries making the recovery of money almost impossible. The best way to protect yourself from these crimes is to learn what to watch for and understand what is a legitimate call or email and what isn’t. I have put together a few things that will help you identify a scam.

Kylie Talacko & Jesse Kulp

October 25, 2012

Scott and Yolonda Spanel, of Broken Bow, are excited to announce the engagement and approaching wedding of their son, Jesse Kulp, to Kylie Talacko. Jesse is also the son of Jeff Kulp of Arnold. Kylie is the daughter of Ron and Terri Talacko of Omaha.
Their wedding is set for November 8th on the beaches of Dreams Resort in Riviera Maya, Mexico with the presence of many close family and friends.

William "Randy" Borders, 63

October 25, 2012

William Randall Borders, 63 of Cody, Wyo., formerly of Broken Bow, passed away Oct. 7, 2012, at his home.
A memorial service was Oct. 11, 2012, at the Ballard Funeral Home in Cody, Wyo. Memorials are suggested to his family.
Randy R. Borders, son of William Rainey Borders and Ruth (Austin) Borders, was born Feb. 7, 1949, in Albion. He was a graduate of Broken Bow High School, class of 1968.

Jerry Norris, 73

October 25, 2012

Jerry Duane Norris was born Aug. 28, 1939, in Brewster. He was the second child born to Dan and Mary Cuplin Norris.
Jerry spent his early childhood in Brewster and attended elementary school there. When Jerry was a teenager his family moved to California. He graduated from John Marshall High School in 1958.
During this time he worked with his father in the family owned machine shop. He attended two years at LA Community College and studied engineering. Jerry decided that his true calling was becoming a tool and die maker, so he went back to working in the machine shop.

Colleen Geiser, 80

October 25, 2012

Colleen Yvonne (Wilson) Geiser was born July 31, 1932, in Berwyn, to Tom and Anna (Roessler) Wilson. Her family headed west to Oregon during the Great Depression, but had to settle in Idaho when they ran out of money.

Alverta Cooper, 96

October 25, 2012

Alverta (Wegener) Cooper passed away Oct. 16, 2012, at her home in Lincoln at age 96. She was born Oct. 1, 1916, in Cedar Creek, to Edward and Anna (Duryea) Wegener. The family moved to property near Merna when she was two, and she attended school (K-12) in Merna, graduating in 1934. Upon graduation she began teaching in rural schools in central Nebraska.

Mona West, 78

October 25, 2012

Mona M. West, 78, of Kearney, died Oct. 12, 2012, at the Good Samaritan Hospital in Kearney. Funeral services were Wednesday, October 17, 2012, at 10:30 am at the Horner Lieske McBride & Kuhl Funeral and Cremation Services in Kearney with Dean Pofahl officiating.
Burial was in the Pleasanton Cemetery with visitation preceeding on Tuesday, Oct. 16, 2012, at the Horner Lieske McBride & Kuhl Funeral and Cremation Services in Kearney. Memorials are suggested to the family to be designated later. Visit" to leave a message of condolence, tribute or memory.

Jacqueline Bristowe, 85

October 25, 2012

Jacqueline Carothers Bristowe, 85, of Stockton, Calif., passed away peacefully on Oct. 6, 2012.
She was born in Broken Bow, Nebraska, on July 10, 1927, to Dr. Paul Henry Jacob Carothers and Maybelle (Chase) Carothers. Jackie attended local schools and left home to attend the University of Nebraska in 1945.

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