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October 16th, 2014

Lester Elliot Baller, 101

October 16, 2014

Lester Elliot Baller, a resident of Heritage Hall for the last five years, passed away Oct. 10, 2014, at Heritage Hall. Lester celebrated his 101st birthday Aug. 12, 2014.

Lester was born on Aug. 12, 1913, to Frank and Ethel “Lizzy” (Elliot) Baller in York County, near McCool Junction. Lester had one brother and one sister. He grew up in the Callaway and Broken Bow area.

Lester was united in marriage to Helen Glendy June 1, 1935. To this union three children were born: a son, Lesley; and two daughters, Anita Kay and Rita Joy.

Joseph J. Knott, 87

October 16, 2014

Joseph J. Knott, 87 of Albion, passed away Wednesday, Oct. 8, 2014 at the Wolf Memorial Good Samaritan Home in Albion.

Funeral services were Saturday, Oct. 11, 2014, at the United Methodist Church in Albion, with the Rev. K.F. Kaleuati officiating. Interment followed at Rose Hill Cemetery in Albion, with military rites conducted by American Legion Post 162 and VFW Post 736 of Albion.

Levander Funeral Home of Albion is in charge of arrangements.

Memorials are suggested to the family’s choice.

Dolores M. Gilmore, 79

October 16, 2014

Dolores Maxine Mason was born Aug. 18, 1935 to Vada Beryl Stirrat and Fred Floyd Mason.

Dolores was the third child of 13. Dolores lived in several towns before the family settled in Callaway when she was 14.

Dolores stayed with an aunt in Pawnee City through high school and graduated in 1953. After graduation she was employed as a Lab Tech by Doctors Anderson and Stewart.

While in Pawnee City she met her husband, they were married in 1954, they were later divorced.

To this union five sons were born, Fred LeRoy, Paul Otis, Dale Wayne, Joel Glen and Kurt Alan.

James Joseph Grady, 70

October 16, 2014

Sutton, resident James Joseph Grady, 70, passed away Friday, Oct. 10, 2014, at Fairview Manor in Fairmont.

Memorial services were Wednesday, Oct. 15, 2014, at Sutton Memorial Chapel in Sutton, with the Rev. Martha Nordt officiating.

Memorial contributions may be directed to the Stanton, Rescue Squad or the donor’s choice.

Condolences may be left at www.suttonmemorial.com

Arlene L. Dew, 83

October 16, 2014

Arlene Dew departed this earth for her Heavenly Home Oct. 9. 2014, at the age of 83.

She received loving care at the Life Care Center of Cheyenne, Wyo., during the waning years of her life.

Born in Valentine, Arlene was the eldest daughter of George and Mildred Schmidt.

She grew up with her parents and five siblings on a farm in rural South Dakota She graduated from Winner High School in South Dakota in 1949. After graduation, Arlene was employed by the Cherry County Treasurer’s Office in Valentine.

Her favorite sports were baseball and football. Arlene

October 15th

NFL star, former Husker, turns down plea bargain

October 15, 2014

AMOUNT HOLLY, N.J. (AP) — A former NFL star and his mother will go to trial next year in a mortgage fraud case after they turned down plea deals that called for state prison terms.

Irving Fryar and Allene McGhee rejected the deals Tuesday during a state Superior Court hearing. They're charged with conspiring to steal money through a mortgage scam run by William Barksdale, who has been sentenced to 20 months in federal prison.

Their trial is scheduled to start Feb. 3.

Volleyball scoreS

October 15, 2014

LADY INDIANS TOP AINSWORTH OCTOBER 14, three out of four sets

VOLLEYBALL
Allen def. Whiting, Iowa, 23-25, 25-12, 25-14, 25-9
Aquinas def. Lincoln Lutheran, 25-15, 25-9, 21-25, 25-15
Beatrice def. Ralston, 25-19, 25-19, 25-22
Bellevue East def. Omaha North, 25-16, 25-23, 26-24
Bellevue West def. Omaha Westside, 25-22, 25-16, 15-25, 21-25, 15-11
Blue Hill def. Lawrence-Nelson, 25-17, 27-25, 25-22
Boone Central/Newman Grove def. Fullerton, 25-17, 25-18, 25-19
Broken Bow def. Ainsworth, 19-25, 26-24, 25-17, 25-15
Cambridge def. Hitchcock County, 25-12, 25-22, 25-15

Lock Your Vehicle

October 15, 2014

Following a string of thefts over the past weekend, Broken Bow Police Department is warning local residents to lock their vehicles.

Chief Steve Scott reports that an arrest has been made in connection with those thefts, which involved unlocked vehicles in driveways and on streets. Wallets, cash, credit cards, cell phones and personal items were
reported stolen.

“To protect your belongings, it’s best not to leave personal items in your vehicles,” Chief Scott said. “And we’re asking that you keep your vehicles locked.”

October 14th

How plasma transfusions, antibodies fight Ebola

October 14, 2014

A Dallas nurse being treated for Ebola has received a plasma transfusion from a doctor who beat his own infection with the deadly virus after getting a similar treatment. The reason: Antibodies in the blood of a survivor may help a patient fight off the germ.

Dr. Kent Brantly went to Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital in Dallas on Sunday to donate the plasma to nurse Nina Pham. Brantly got Ebola while caring for patients in Africa, and received plasma from a 14-year-old boy who recovered under his care there.

Westerkamp leading Nebraska's receivers with style

October 14, 2014

ALINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — It's a good thing for Nebraska that Jordan Westerkamp ultimately chose football over ice cream.

The little boy who grew up to become the Cornhuskers' mustachioed master of the circus catch wasn't sure the sport was for him when he showed up at a suburban Chicago park for the first practice with his third-grade team.

The kids were in the middle of a drill when Jordan went to the sideline feigning illness. In reality, he couldn't resist the siren song of the ice cream truck rolling by on a 98-degree afternoon.

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