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June 12th, 2015
Loup County Sheriff's Department has announced that a 72 year old Ulysses man drowned at the Calamus Reservoir at approximately 5:30 p.m. Thursday, June 11. A witness reported that the man had fallen from his boat while getting onto the boat dock at Valley View boat ramp. The witness made contact with the man and was going to get his boat to help retrieve the vessel that had drifted away, but when he returned the man was swimming out towards the boat. The witness stated he knew the man was having trouble and tried to reach him with a long pole.
Callaway Community Wide Garage Sales will be Friday and Saturday.
Saturday morning at 9 a.m. is the 4-H rabbit show. Also on Saturday, The Nebraska Sandhills Cowboy Hall of Fame will be in Valentine.
Here is a copy of the front page of the Monday June 10, 1985 issue of the Custer County Chief.
The two people on the bicycle built for two are Art Kieborz and his wife.
Dee Adams is in the bottom picture.
LINCOLN, Neb. (June 9, 2015) â€” More than 7,000 athletes have registered for the 2015 State Games of America (SGA), including national qualifiers from 46 states and host-state entries from 190 different Nebraska communities.
Top five states include Nebraska (4,205), Iowa (302), Kansas (270), Texas (254) and Wisconsin (158). Four states yet to be represented include Hawaii, Maine, Vermont and West Virginia.
The largest five sports thus far include Track & Field (638), Soccer (630), Swimming (473), Figure Skating (451) and Basketball (427).
These 4-H pictures are in The Custer County Chief's unclaimed photographs basket. If you know the people in the above pictures, call them to see if they would like to come and get them in our office.
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
The Goodwill Donation trailer will be in Broken Bow at the Schmicks parking lot.
Tuesday the Broken Bow City Council will meet at noon.
Friday there will be a Pie and Ice Cream Social at the Custer County Museum from 5-7 PM.
This weekend is City Wide Garage Sales in Arnold and Broken Bow.
Saturday is the NE Jr Hereford Show and CHAN in Broken Bow.
The Muddy Creek Celebration in Ansley starts this Saturday with wine tasting and sand volleyball tournament. Check out our calendar of events for more on The Muddy Creek Celebration and things happening around our area.
In the Thursday, June 8, 1944 issue of the Custer County Chief, the front page headline was the "Allies Invade Nazi-Held Northern Coast of France."
The other picture is an ad that was in the same paper for war bonds and how much the county and each town were to raise towards the war effort. In order to do so businesses in all towns in Custer County, except banks, were to close on June 13, 1944.
LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) â€” A dozen individual health insurance plans in Nebraska are proposing double-digit premium increases for next year, citing higher medical and prescription drug costs and greater use of services.
The proposed hikes would apply to individual plans sold on the federal health insurance exchange as well as individual coverage sold through brokers and agents.
Unclaimed Photographs are pictures that have been dropped off at the office to be used in the paper and never picked up. The wedding picture above has Jeanette Birnie written on the back. The baby picture has Brek Tosaya and Bev Patterson written on the back.
If you know the people in the above pictures, call them to see if they would like to come and get it in our office. 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