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May 20th, 2015

George Ernst Sanders, 79

May 20, 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 Varney, 85

May 20, 2015

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)
Ovitz.

Grace’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 Tom’s father and grandfather in the banking and insurance business.

North Park Perfect Attendence Awards

May 20, 2015

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

Friday May 22 is the deadline for May 28 issue of the Custer County Chief

May 20, 2015

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.

May 19th

Area State Golf Qualifiers

May 19, 2015

Broken Bow- Austin Reynolds
Mullen- John Opela
Sandhills/Thedford- Jacey Nutter
South Loup- Trevor Halstead

Area State Track Qualifiers

May 19, 2015

Anselmo-Merna:
Elizabeth Cramer, Tami Myers, Colin Lambertson, Troy Gilligan and Boys 4x800m relay team
Ansley/Litchfield:
Kayla Reynolds, Shawna Paitz, Courtney Bailey, Girls 4x100m relay team, Michael Shoemaker, Landon Rohde, Austin Johnson, Trevor Scott and Boys 4x100m relay team
Arcadia/Loup City:
Addison Henry, Jessica Eurek, Girls 4x400m relay team, Girls 4x800m relay team and Nolan Baker
Broken Bow:
Jasmyn Brooks, Shelbee Leuburg, Girls 4x800m relay team, Dylan Reynolds, Travis Kleeb, Austin French and boys 4x400m relay team
Mullen:

Glendy fills vacant Broken Bow School Board seat

May 19, 2015

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.

Broken Bow Library unveils new video

May 19, 2015

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 bbpl@kdsi.net

May 18th

Wrestler who lost his leg after car crash hopes to recover

May 18, 2015

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — 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.

2 Marines with Nebraska ties die in Nepal helicopter crash

May 18, 2015

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — 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.

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