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September 25th, 2012

Shane J. Peck, 41

September 25, 2012

Shane John Peck was born Nov. 5, 1970, at Offutt Air Force Base in Omaha and went to be with the Lord Sept. 19, 2012, at the age of 41, at peace, and set free.
At a young age Shane trusted Christ as his Savior. He was active in his Sonlife youth group, and had fond memories of their mission trips.
Shane spent three years in Seattle and loved that area and in many ways called it home.
Shane loved kids and working in Bible school.

Nancy Vohland, 74

September 25, 2012

Nancy Vohland, age 74 of Broken Bow, died Saturday, Sept. 22, 2012, at her home in Broken Bow.
A memorial service for Nancy will be Saturday, Sept. 29, 2012, at 11 a.m. at the Presbyterian Church in Broken Bow with the Rev. Sharon Ruzicka officiating. A registry book may be signed at Govier Brothers Mortuary in Broken Bow. Memorials are suggested to the Presbyterian Church Memorial Fund.
Nancy Lee Vohland was born Dec. 19, 1937, to CA and Doris (Traphagan) Owen. Nancy grew up in Broken Bow and graduated from Broken Bow High School in 1955. She attended Hastings College.

Callie McClendon, 85

September 25, 2012

Callie L. McClendon, 85 years of age, of rural Elwood, passed away Wednesday, Sept. 19, 2012, at the Phelps Memorial Health Center in Holdrege.
Callie was born Aug. 25, 1927, in Oconto, the eldest of six children born to Henry Raymond and Helen Elizabeth “Nellie” (Newhouse) Martin. She received her education at Callaway, graduating from Callaway High School with the class of 1945.
In 1952, Callie moved to Indiana. She was employed by Metro Glass for more than 20 years.

Dean "Bud" Wood, 81

September 25, 2012

September 18, 2012, Dean (Bud) E Wood mounted his horse one last time and rode off into greener pastures.
Bud rode into this life May 7, 1931, in Custer County. Born to Ruth E (Summers) and Leo R Wood, he spent his childhood on the family ranch north of Sumner Ne attending grade school at Mt Olive as it was then known. He and his sister Dona spent many happy hours horseback on the lower meadow. As the 3rd generation to reside on the home place he quickly developed a life long love for the land and the cattle they raised on it.

New foster care panel turns focus to kids

September 25, 2012

LINCOLN -- The Foster Care Review Office is looking to turn its focus back to the children it serves after six child welfare laws were passed last spring, changing Nebraska's child welfare system.
Sen. Bob Krist of Omaha paid a visit during the foster care advisory committee’s meeting Sept. 19. He said internal problems with the committee took precedence over the needs of the children before the last legislative session.

September 24th

G.I. train fatality identified as BBHS grad

September 24, 2012

A former Broken Bow man has died after being hit by a train Sept. 19, in Grand Island.

Shane Peck, age 41 of Grand Island, formerly of Broken Bow, was pronounced dead at the scene, after the Grand Island Police Department were called to the Broadwell Street crossing at 5:17 p.m.

Peck was a 1989 graduate of Broken Bow High School.

September 21st

High School Football Scoreboard

September 21, 2012

Valentine 34 Broken Bow 7

Anselmo-Merna 70 S-E-M 6

Mullen 44 Sandhills/Thedford 16

Ansley-Litchfield 70 Alma 46

Twin Loup falls to Palmer in back and forth battle

September 21, 2012

Twin Loup and Palmer faced off for the first time ever Friday night and Palmer came up with the 39-38 victory. Stats and details will be provided in the Sept. 27 edition of the Custer County Chief. Video highlights will be available within the next couple days as well.

Numbers show more Nebr. kids uninsured

September 21, 2012

The U.S. Census Bureau released new state data today on the number of Nebraska children living in poverty and the number of children who lack health insurance. The data show both good news and bad news for Nebraska kids.

September 20th

Broken Bow volleyball beats Ravenna in straight sets, win streak at three

September 20, 2012

Broken Bow picked up its third straight victory Thursday night with a 3-0 (25-15, 25-11, 25-15) win over Ravenna Thursday night. It was their second straight victory over Ravenna this week after downing them 2-1 in the previous matchup.

The Indians took control right away and didn't let up, particularly in the second set. Broken Bow jumped out to a 12-2 lead before siding out.

Playing together as a team and with unity has been a big key to the success as of late.

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