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December 14th

Church plans Christmas pageant

December 14, 2012

The Broken Bow First Baptist Church invites everyone to attend a special Christmas Pageant, Sunday, Dec. 16, at 7 p.m. The church is located at 1002 South E Street in Broken Bow. Refreshments will be served following the program.

Bird House sales yield class field trip money

December 14, 2012

The Custer Elementary gymnasium was a fitting scene Dec. 5 for the upcoming holiday season. The gym housed a large group of 4th grade students making birdhouses in order to raise money for an upcoming field trip to Henry Doorly Zoo in Omaha.
With all the hammering and woodworking going on, it wasn’t much less than shop chocked full of Santa’s elves.
The birdhouse building project is a long-standing Custer Elementary School tradition that is headed by Jim Hartman, who is in his 36th year of teaching.

December 11th

Final approval of playground agreement on today's agenda

December 11, 2012

Final approval of the agreement between the city and school for the Custer Elementary playground equipment is one of the items on the agenda for today's City Council meeting in Broken Bow. The complete agenda for the noon meeting is as follows:

AGENDA - -CITY COUNCIL MEETING
CITY OF BROKEN BOW
TUESDAY – DECEMBER 11, 2012

Open meeting at 12:00 Noon

Roll Call

Announcement of Posting of the Open Meeting Laws Act

Approval of Consent Agenda
Minutes – November 27, 2012 Council Meeting

December 10th

Ansley School is tops in the state

December 10, 2012

ANSLEY - - Proudly displayed above the main entrance to Ansley Public Schools, is the slogan "Enter here to grow in wisdom." It is a philosophy the staff and administration of the school take very seriously - and last week they discovered just how much that commitment has paid off.

December 9th

UPDATE: Custer Foundation 'Puts on the Ritz'

December 9, 2012

Official numbers aren't in, but if the bids are an indication, the Custer County Foundation's annual dinner Saturday (Dec. 8) was a huge success. Early estimates top last years earnings of $65,000 by over $10,000. The Municipal Building in Broken Bow played host, with those present there to support of the work the Foundation.

December 8th

Scheer splits second-round win at NFR

December 8, 2012

 

LAS VEGAS – He’s back.

Cort Scheer proved it quite well Friday night during the second go-round of the Wrangler National Finals Rodeo, scoring an 84.5-point ride on Three Hills Rodeo’s Big Jet to share the round win with Jake Wright and Wade Sundell. It’s the second go-round victory in his second qualification to ProRodeo’s grand finale, and it was nice to collect the $14,527 paycheck this early in the NFR.

Decorate with green rather than gold

December 8, 2012

 

Editor's Note: Thank you to the Institute of Agriculture Research from the University of Nebraska for the following article.

By Karma Larsen, Nebraska National Forest and Dan Moser IANR

 "For in the true nature of things, if we rightly consider, every green tree is far more glorious than if it were made of gold and silver." Martin Luther

December 7th

Drought costs Nebraska corn crop nearly a quarter billion dollars

December 7, 2012

This past summer, the heat arrived and the rain went away. All of Nebraska and about two-thirds of the United States was left in a crippling drought. The drought caused corn, Nebraska’s biggest cash-crop, to take a serious hit. Despite higher prices, the Nebraska Corn Board’s latest estimates are that Nebraska’s corn crop will be worth about $240 million less this year than last year’s.

V-Bar & Plammers, a Christmas hit

December 7, 2012

Rope a

Christmas Hit

 

Plammers & Saddle Plammers

November 29th

Ord murder trial relocated to St. Paul

November 29, 2012

ORD - - The trial of a former Ord man accused in the 1989 murder of Cathy Beard will proceed as scheduled - just not in Valley County. District Judge Karin Noakes sustained a motion by the defense for a change of venue, relocating the trial from Ord, the county seat of Valley County, to St. Paul, the county seat of Howard County.

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