June 23rd, 2015
Pictures from our unclaimed photographs basket. If you know who these belong to, call them to see if they would like to stop in our office to get them.
The picture on the left has the name Shirley Kelley written on it. Names appearing on the back of the picture in the right hand column from top: Reggie Ripp, Hannah Evans and Bob and Nancy Harrold.
If you have a picture that you have dropped off and never picked up, stop by the office to look through our unclaimed basket.
We are open Monday-Friday 8AM-5PM
An important shift is occurring with credit card payment technology that might impact your business -- and the U.S. Small Business Administration is offering a webinar to help business oweners navigate the upcoming transition from magnetic stripe to chip card technology (also known as "EMV" - for Europay, MasterCard, & Visa). The chip-based cards used in EMV are considered to be an improvement over commonly used cards with magnetic stripes when it comes to fraud prevention.
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) â Many preseason prognosticators believed Vanderbilt and Virginia had what it took to reach the College World Series finals again.
That the defending champion Commodores (50-19) returned is testament to their dominant pitching and the steady effort of a veteran group that got every opponent's best shot.
That the Cavaliers (42-23) ended up here is nothing short of a surprise given all the obstacles they had to overcome along the way.
The best-of-three finals start Monday night at TD Ameritrade Park
Tuesday the Broken Bow City Council has a meeting at noon.
Thursday is the Valley County Health Fair.
Friday is the kickoff to Big Sky Jubilee and the Callaway Pioneer Picnic.
See our calendar of events for more information on the Health Fair, Big Sky Jubilee and the Callaway Pioneer Picnic.
LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) â Gov. Pete Ricketts will hit the road with fellow bicyclists for part of this year's Tour de Nebraska ride.
The governor is scheduled to ride out of Burwell in central Nebraska on Saturday morning. Ricketts is an avid biker, and awakens early most mornings to ride trails in Omaha or Lincoln.
This year's tour began on Wednesday in Ravenna runs through Sunday. The 292-mile loop runs through St. Paul, Ord, Burwell and Broken Bow before finishing back in Ravenna.
The Freeze, an Oklahoma softball team composed of 4 and 5-year-olds, is gaining national attention for playing ball in their Elsa gowns.
VIK (Very Important Kids) Day is Saturday at Victoria Springs State Recreation Area. See our calendar of events for more information.
Tour de Nebraska will pass through Broken Bow Saturday.
Sunday is Father's Day. Also on Sunday there is NBHA Barrel Racing.
Check out our calendar of events to see what events are happening around you.
Irvin W. Spangler, 80, of Callaway, passed away Monday, June 8, 2015, at Golden LivingCenter in Broken Bow.
Irvin was born Oct. 29, 1934, in Callaway, to Wilson and Clara (Miller) Spangler.
Irvin attended school at Callaway where he graduated with the class of 1952. He then went on to further his education at Milford Technical College, where he studied auto body repair. Upon completion at Milford, he returned to Callaway where he farmed on the home place.Â
He was united in marriage to Gladys Lichtenberger Sept. 8, 1961, in Kearney.Â
William J. âBillâ Eastwood, 91, of Anselmo, died Sunday, June 14, 2015, at Tiffany Square Care Center. Mr. Eastwoodâs wishes were to be cremated and no services are planned. Curran Funeral Chapel is assisting the family.
Bill was born May 17, 1924, at Stapleton. He was the son of William John and Ida Mae (Gorsuch) Eastwood.
Marie Kastens, age 87, of Merna, passed away Friday June 12, 2015, at Heritage Hall Care Center in Broken Bow.
Funeral Services were Wednesday, June 17, 2015, at the United Methodist Church in Broken Bow with Minister Kathy Salts and Millie Winkler officiating.
Burial will be in the Merna Cemetery.
Govier Brothers in Broken Bow was in charge of arrangements.
Alice Marie Hirsch was born Feb. 14, 1928, to Fred âFritzâ and Alice (Michele) Hirsch of rural Merna. Marie attended a rural country school and graduated from Merna High School in 1946.