July 26th, 2012
Just this past week, Penn Stateâ€™s students and faculty alike watched as the empire that longtime football coach Joe Paterno and his staff spent decades building, crumble in front of their eyes in a matter of days.
What happened at Penn Sate and with long time assistant coach Jerry Sandusky has been well documented.
No punishment that any governing body could muster would do the victims justice, at least not deep down.
What happened in Happy Valley is unlike anything that has ever swept the college athletic landscape.
Jennie Marie Kuta and Dirk Jacoby Franzen are pleased to announce their engagement and upcoming wedding.
Parents of the bride-to-be are Hunter and Pam Goldsby of Berwyn, and John and Barb Kuta of Loup City.
Parents of the future groom are Jason and Cindy Gates of Broken Bow, and the late Wayne Franzen.
The couple are planning a Sept. 22, 2012 outdoor wedding with reception following at the Broken Bow Armory.
The couple both graduated from Broken Bow High School in 2006.
Amy Marie Seda and Brandon Lane Nansel, both of Arnold, have planned a Sept. 15, 2012, wedding at the United Methodist Church in Arnold.
Amy is the daughter of Roger and Sue Seda of Anselmo. She is a 2003 graduate of Anselmo-Merna High School and a 2005 graduate of North Platte Community College with an associates degree in business management. Amy is employed by Twin Rivers Urgent Care in North Platte.
William John Wehling, age 65 of Broken Bow, passed away Saturday, July 21, 2012, at his home in Broken Bow.
A celebration of Bill's life was Tuesday, July 24, at the St. Joseph's Catholic Church in Broken Bow with Father Jim Hunt officiating. Burial was in the Broken Bow Cemetery with military honors. Govier Brothers Mortuary of Broken Bow was in charge of arrangements. Memorials are suggested to the UNMC Epply Cancer Center for Research.
B. Erma (Estes) Willenberg was born March 11,1917 near Dunning, to Elmer and Loretta (Rice) Estes and passed away July 19, 2012, at the age of 95 years, 4 months, and 1 days.
ln 1921 Erma's family moved to the Gates community and then in 1923 they moved to the Lillian community. Erma attended school at Lillian and Gates, graduating from Gates High School in 1935.
The Custer County Board of Supervisors Tuesday unanimously voted to approve a conditional use permit to CPI for a new grain storage facility south of Arnold.
Dan Olson of Hastings, representing CPI, presented his request to the board at Tuesday mornings meeting. The co-ops in Arnold and Anselmo both recently merged with CPI, and Olson says the company is looking for ways to improve the facilities in this area.
The display in Troy Walzâ€™s office contains Cavalry equipment from the late 1800â€™s all the way up to the 1940s.
Walz grew up on a ranch, and developed an interest in horses from a very early age.
â€śWhen I grew up a little, I got into reading about horses but then I saw some of the pictures of the different equipment and I realized that I had no idea what they were. Thatâ€™s when I started to research into the equipmentâ€™s time frames and uses,â€ť explained Walz.
Did you ever wonder where all of the doors in Tiffany Theatre lead to? Well, it turns out that a good majority of them are supply closets, however, behind the screens of Tiffany Theatre are some pretty amazing things.
UPDATE: The Custer County Chief has learned that Brett Kramer died Sunday, July 29, as the result of injuries sustained in an accident south of Broken Bow July 23. His obituary appears on the obituary page of this site.
A two-vehicle accident Monday afternoon, July 23, injured a 21-year-old Litchfield man.
The Broken Bow City Council has decided the time has finally come to sell a piece of city property adjacent to the South 5th ball field. Council president Scott Spanel says the sale of the property has been discussed for several years.