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February 3rd, 2011

Kids Count Part 1: Families in crisis have new hope

February 3, 2011

An 8-year-old girl with a history of aggressive behavior is having “an episode” at home. She has just returned from a week-long hospital stay after making suicidal threats. Her mother is scared.

Extreme cold blasts Nebraska

February 3, 2011

The extreme cold has a way of pushing equipment to its limits. Power lines are no exception.
Monday evening the power went out near First and N Street in Broken Bow due to a connector problem. Most businesses were running on half power Tuesday morning as utility workers repaired the lines.
According to the utility department, residential homes turned cold so that the power pull it took to heat them back up blew a fuse.
A second power outage for the day was on South H. A line broke due to a stressed area, once again due to the cold.

Mason City woman honored by NWS

February 3, 2011

MASON CITY -- Joan Cox, the long-time Cooperative Weather Observer from Mason City, was presented with a 25-Year Length-of-Service Award and 25-Year Pin, during a ceremony honoring her meritorious service. The awards were presented by Meteorologist in Charge Brian Hirsch, from the National Weather Service in North Platte, and Observing Program Leader Steve Carmel.

February 2nd

FKC Scoreboard

February 2, 2011

Saturday (2/5/2011)
FORT KEARNY CONFERENCE TOURNMENT
GIRLS CHAMPIONSHIP
Amherst 40, Wilcox-Hildreth 33
GIRLS CONSOLATION
Elm Creek 38, Eustis-Farnam 28
BOYS CHAMPIONSHIP
Pleasanton 63, Overton 58
BOYS CONSOLATION
Eustis-Farnam 56, Loomis 34

Friday (2/4/2011)
BOYS
FORT KEARNY CONFERENCE TOURNAMENT
Overton 50, Eustis-Farnam 46 (OT)
Pleasanton 68, Loomis 47

Thursday (2/3/2011)
GIRLS
FORT KEARNY CONFERENCE TOURNAMENT
Amherst 61, Elm Creek 51
Wilcox-Hildreth 36, Eustis-Farnam 30

Wednesday (2/2/2011)
BOYS
FORT KEARNY CONFERENCE TOURNAMENT
Pleasanton 61, Elwood 23

LVC Scoreboard

February 2, 2011

Friday (2/4/2011)
LOUP VALLEY CONFERENCE TOURNAMENT
GIRLS CHAMPIONSHIP
Mullen 53, Ansley 52
GIRLS CONSOLATION
Sandhills/Thedford 45, Sargent 31
BOYS CHAMPIONSHIP
Litchfield 53, Mullen 45
BOYS CONSOLATION
Sandhills/Thedford 71, South Loup 54

Thursday (2/3/2011)
GIRLS
LOUP VALLEY CONFERENCE TOURNAMENT
Ansley 54, Sargent 19
Mullen 46, Sandhills/Thedford 36

Thursday (2/3/2011)
BOYS
LOUP VALLEY CONFERENCE TOURNAMENT
Mullen 62, Sandhills/Thedford 42
Litchfield 52, South Loup 36

Wednesday (2/2/2011)
BOYS
LOUP VALLEY CONFERENCE TOURNAMENT
Mullen 64, Loup County 27

Moon will shine over Bow another year

February 2, 2011

It became official Jan. 27, 2011 - Dr. Virginia Moon will serve as Broken Bow’s Superintendent of Schools another year.
In November, the Broken Bow Board of Education approved an agreement with the Nebraska Association of School Boards to facilitate a superintendent search process for a position that would begin July 1, 2011. The superintendent position is currently filled by interim superintendent, Dr. Moon, whose contract ends June 30, 2011.

January 31st

LVC Tournment begins tonight

February 1, 2011

The Loup Valley Conference basketball tournaments begin tonight. In Merna, the South Loup Lady Bobcats meet the Litchfield Lady Trojans at 6 p.m. Following that game the Ansley Warriors will play the Loup County Wildcats in boys action.
Tuesday night at Ansley, the Anselmo-Merna Lady Coyotes play the Sargent Lady Bulldogs at 6 p.m. followed by the South Loup/Litchfield girls winner facing off against the top seed Ansley Lady Warriors at 7:30 p.m.

Custer County Chief Area High School Scoreboard

January 31, 2011

Thursday (02/10/2011)
GIRLS
Mullen 51, Hyannis 31
Sandhills/Thedford 48, Arthur County 14

BOYS
Mullen 69, Hyannis 38
Sandhills/Thedford 74, Arthur County 61

Friday (02/11/2011)
GIRLS
Ansley 44, South Loup 22
Arcadia 51, Elba 29
Cody-Kilgore 41, Sandhills/Thedford 37
Cozad 28, Broken Bow 17
Litchfield 48, Anselmo-Merna 44 OT
Sargent 67, North Loup-Scotia 60 OT
SEM 43, Overton 24

BOYS
Arcadia 53, Elba 9
Broken Bow 60, Cozad 51
Litchfield 45, Anselmo-Merna 43
Overton 64, SEM 39
Sandhills/Thedford 53, Cody-Kilgore 44
Sargent 42, North Loup-Scotia 32

January 28th

Custer County Chief Area High School Scoreboard

January 28, 2011

Thursday (01/27/2011)
GIRLS--
Ansley 25, North Central 20
Pleasanton 36, South Loup 32
Sumner-Eddyville-Miller 49, Amherst 48

SOUTHWEST CONFERENCE TOURNAMENT
Cozad 44, Broken Bow 27
Minden 76, Gothenburg 22

SANDHILLS CONFERENCE TOURNAMENT
Brady 51, Sandhills/Thedford 36
Mullen 48, Cody-Kilgore 42

BOYS--
North Central 41, Ansley 37
Pleasanton 66, South Loup 52
Sumner-Eddyville-Miller 54, Amherst 30

SANDHILLS CONFERENCE TOURNAMENT
Mullen 61, Cody-Kilgore 59
Sandhills/Thedford 61, Brady 49

January 27th

Julie Phelps, 52

January 27, 2011

Julie Ann Phelps was born Aug. 21, 1958, in Idaho Falls, Idaho, to Charles and Doris Goodner. Her family moved from Idaho back to Nebraska, living in various cities until 1972, when they made Merna their permanent home.
She graduated from Anselmo-Merna High School in 1977, and was wed in that same year. Julie proceeded to have four children over the next eight years.
After divorcing in 1990, Julie was remarried to Irvin Phelps in 1994. The family lived for a short time in Anselmo, then moved to the Phelps’ family farm just North of Anselmo.

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