January 20th, 2011
Elva May Vanek, age 85, of Sargent, died Jan. 7, 2011, at the Good Samaritan Hospital in Kearney.
Funeral services were Jan. 12, 2011, at Govier Brothers Chapel in Broken Bow with the Rev. Mark Stones officiating. Burial will be at the West Lawn Memorial Cemetery and Mausoleum in Eugene, Ore.
Elva was born Feb. 27, 1925, in Sargent, to Noel and Minnie (Drapper) Amos. She attended school and graduated from Sargent High School in 1942.
Elva married Charles Vanek. Charles died in 1982. Elva enjoyed gardening, collecting dolls, and spending hours working in her yard.
Robert K. Masters, age 85, of Broken Bow died Jan. 15, 2011.
He was born March 13, 1925, near North Platte to W.C. and Sophia Masters. They moved to McPherson County, south of Tryon, when Robert was six-years-old.
He went to school and graduated from McPherson County High School in 1943. After graduating, he worked at the home ranch, for his mother.
He was a member of the I.O.O.F. Lodge in Tryon for 25 years.
In 1962, he married Lois Wilcox and they adopted three children, Michelle, Teresa and Mary.
Broken Bow needs more housing. A meeting Monday organized by the Central Nebraska Economic Development Corporation invited area contractors, bankers, developers and current landlords asked the attendees if they would be interested in working on the project to get the job done.
Three Broken Bow residents landed in jail Monday afternoon, after a search warrant turned up drugs at a private residence on North B. According to a press release from Broken Bow Police Chief Steve Scott, the Broken Bow Police Department served a search warrant at 1420 No. B Street at 4:15 p.m. where the three individuals were arrested on drug charges.
The Broken Bow School Board approved the purchase of a route bus Monday, bringing to completion a two-year transportation improvement project for the district.
At the boardâ€™s regular monthly meeting Monday, the decision was made to go forward with buying the 2006 International CE300 from Masterâ€™s Transportation for $58,650. The 32-passenger bus comes with two wheelchair positions.
Ansley 53, Litchfield 31
Litchfield 60, Ansley 31
Anselmo-Merna 48, Arcadia 36
Ansley 54, Axtell 43
Sargent 56, Sumner-Eddyville-Miller 40
Anselmo-Merna 45, Arcadia 40 (OT)
Sargent 57, Sumner-Eddyville-Miller 52
Wood River 50, Broken Bow 41
HYANNIS -- Sandhills/ Thedfordâ€™s Kadi McFadden lit up the scoreboard with 28 points Saturday night against Hyannis. The most astonishing number was not the points but the number of 3-point shots McFadden made. Of McFaddenâ€™s 28 points, 24 came from behind the 3-point arc. McFadden had the shooters touch that led to her making 8 of 11 3-point attempts, 1 of 2 2-point attempts and she was 2 of 2 from the free throw line. These numbers add up to a 73 percent overall shooting performance.
SUMNER -- The SEM Mustang wrestlers edged Class Aâ€™s Kearney JV team to win their home invite last Friday. The Mustangs scored 196.5 points to Kearney JVâ€™s 194. South Loup and Ansley/ Arcadia finished fifth and sixth respectively.
The Mustangs had five gold medal champions, Cale Eacker (135), John Frerichs (145), Calvin Frerichs (152), Trevan Claflin (160) and Zach Burden (171). The also received two second place medals, Collin Donahoo (189) and Austin Pierce (215).
Ansley/Arcadiaâ€™s Ryan Hircock won gold at 189 pounds while his brother, Stuart, finished second at 160 pounds.
Ansley 56, Spalding/Spalding Academy 41
Centura 66, Broken Bow 32
Maxwell 64, South Loup 38
Mullen 50, SMC 37
North Central 35, Loup County 26
Sandhills/Thedford 43, Anselmo-Merna 38
Broken Bow 39, Centura 33
Mullen 63, SMC 36
North Central 68, Loup County 35
Sandhills/Thedford 71, Anselmo-Merna 31
South Loup 49, Maxwell 46
Spalding/Spalding Academy 56, Ansley 26
Anselmo-Merna 52, Loup County 37
Brady 65, South Loup 22
Hershey 55, Broken Bow 26
Mullen 61, Arthur County 19
SUMNER -- The SEM Mustangs were were stunned by Axtell last Friday night losing 39-37. The Mustangs had a 20-15 lead at halftime but Axtell outscored them 13-7 in the third quarter to take the lead by one point. The Mustangs regained the lead early in the fourth quarter only to fall behind for good with five minutes left to play.
Dillan Line scored 23 points to lead the Mustangs. Also scoring for SEM were Lance English with 7 points, John Oâ€™Neill 2, Angel Boteo 2, Brandon Trampe 2 and Andrey Gallegos 1.