May 20th, 2015
George Ernst Sanders, age 79, of Ansley, died Tuesday May 12, 2015, at Saint Francis Hospital in Grand Island.
Funeral Services were Monday, May 18, in the First Baptist Church in Ansley, with the Rev. Michael Laing officiating. Burial was in the Ansley Cemetery with Military Honors.
George was born April 22, 1936 in Cincinnati, Ohio to Herbert Harvey and
Pauline Katheryn (Diehl) Sanders.
When George was nine-years-old his mother and he moved to San Antonio, Texas, where he attended San Antonio Schools. During the summer he would stay with his father in San Jose, Calif.
Grace Ann (Ovitz) Varney, 85, of Broken Bow, died May 13, 2015, at the Heritage Hall Nursing Home in Broken Bow.
She was born Sept. 21, 1929, in Whiting, Ind., to Frank and Lucile (Taylor)
Graceâ€™s early years were spent in Whiting, Ind., graduating from William Woods College in Fulton, Mo. She attended the University
of Nebraska at Lincoln where she met and married Thomas T. Varney III in
Lincoln Nov. 12, 1950.
To this marriage two sons were born. They
moved to Broken Bow shortly afterward, joining Tomâ€™s father and grandfather in the banking and insurance business.
North Park School in Broken Bow gave out perfect attendance awards for the 2014-2015 school year.
Pictured are Zakary Crawford, Shaun Crawford, Ty Royle, Kaytee Crawford, Cara Royle, Keelyn Shea, Maddie Diederichs, Noah Osmond, Tyson Neely, Coy Wardyn and Austin Fox
There is an early deadline for the May 28th issue of the Custer County Chief. The deadline to make it in this paper is Friday May 22 at noon.
The Chief office will be closed on Memorial Day Monday May 25.
Broken Bow- Austin Reynolds
Mullen- John Opela
Sandhills/Thedford- Jacey Nutter
South Loup- Trevor Halstead
Elizabeth Cramer, Tami Myers, Colin Lambertson, Troy Gilligan and Boys 4x800m relay team
Kayla Reynolds, Shawna Paitz, Courtney Bailey, Girls 4x100m relay team, Michael Shoemaker, Landon Rohde, Austin Johnson, Trevor Scott and Boys 4x100m relay team
Addison Henry, Jessica Eurek, Girls 4x400m relay team, Girls 4x800m relay team and Nolan Baker
Jasmyn Brooks, Shelbee Leuburg, Girls 4x800m relay team, Dylan Reynolds, Travis Kleeb, Austin French and boys 4x400m relay team
The Broken Bow School Board tapped David Glendy Monday evening to fill a seat vacated by the resignation of Michelle Zlomke. Following a split 3-2 vote, Glendy signed his oath of office and took his seat at the table. Details follow in this week's Custer County Chief.
The city of Broken Bow is pleased to announce that the Broken Bow Library capital campaign video is complete. The Library staff, board, and steering committee worked with Mitch Hunt with Huntrex, LLC to produce this remarkable video. Click on the attached video to see more about the Broken Bow Public Library. https://youtu.be/j3KpIhw6to8
To learn more about the Broken Bow Library Expansion, please contact Joan at (308) 872-2927 or email at firstname.lastname@example.org
LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) â€” The Nebraska high school wrestling champion who lost his left leg after a car accident this spring is looking forward to his recovery and attending the University of Wyoming in the fall.
But first Doyle Trout graduated from Centennial High School Saturday afternoon and received a standing ovation as he received his diploma.
The four-time Nebraska state champion told the Lincoln Journal Star (http://bit.ly/1QUrhgG ) he's been overwhelmed by all the support he has received since the April 5 accident and hasn't even had time to read all the letters.
LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) â€” Two U.S. Marines with Nebraska ties were among the six Marines and two Nepalese soldiers killed last week in a helicopter crash in Nepal. On Sunday, the Defense Department identified all the Marines killed in Tuesday's crash.
One of the pilots, Capt. Dustin Lukasiewicz, grew up in Wilcox, Nebraska, before joining the Marines.
Lance Cpl. Jacob A. Hug was working as a videographer onboard the flight delivering supplies to earthquake victims. Hug is an Arizona native, but several of his family members live in Council Bluffs, Iowa, and Omaha, Nebraska.