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April 11th, 2014

City-wide cleanup set for Saturday

April 11, 2014

Spring’s the time when grannies always rallied their whole family for wholesale cleanup and fix-up down on the farm.
The age-old spring cleaning and fix-up tradition has fostered Earth Day, Arbor Day and now it’s whole communities rallying forces around a general “pound out the rugs” activity.

Community-wide cleanup day is April 12 in Broken Bow and the “granny” who is figuratively wielding the rug beater is Donnis Bullock, Broken Bow Chamber Executive.

April 11, 2014: Today in Central Nebraska

April 11, 2014

Scheduled Today:

School Events:
* Early out - 2pm dismissal
* High School Track Invite in Broken Bow starting at 2:30

Community Events:
* 2014 Knights of Columbus Fish Fries in Ansley at the Community Center from 5:30pm-7pm

For more information on the above events, check out the calendar found on the homepage of this website.

Today's Public Meetings & Conferences:
* No meetings scheduled today

For more information on the above meetings, check out the Public Notice section of the Custer County Chief.

April 10th

MULLEN: Track skills tested in Arnold

April 10, 2014

ARNOLD -- Anselmo-Merna, Mullen, Sandhills/Thedford and Twin Loup all participated in the Mullen Invite at Arnold April 5.
Results follow starting with the girls.

Girls Results

The teams scores were 1st-Mullen-161 pts.; 2nd-Anselmo-Merna-126 pts.; 3rd-Twin Loup-107 pts. and 4th-Sandhills/Thedford-76 pts.

100 M: 1st-Jessica Lovitt, Mullen-13.3; 2nd-Whitney Steckel, Twin Loup-13.9; 3rd-Emily Vinton, Mullen-14.1; 4th-Tristan Kirwan-14.1+; 5th-Brathe Myers, Anselmo-Merna-14.8; 6th-Lindsey Burnett, Anselmo-Merna-15.0

Donate Life Month: In memory of 'Moose'

April 10, 2014

If you have driven by a large, beautiful, adobe-style building on the interstate at the Lincoln 27th Street exit, you've probably wondered what it was. It is the Kuck Motor-sport Collection. Gary and Susan Kuck, along with their son, Scott, have more than 35 years of collecting antique classic muscle cars and race cars, dating from 1906 to the present which they display in this beautiful building.

Lloyd Hammond, 73

April 10, 2014

Lloyd Hammond, age 73 of Broken Bow, died Wednesday, April 2, 2014, at the Heritage Hall Nursing Home in Broken Bow.
Funeral services were Sunday, April 6, 2014, in Govier Brothers Mortuary in Broken Bow with Hospice Chaplain Peggy Michael-Rush officiating. Burial was in the Merna Cemetery with Military Honors. Memorials to be established for Asera Care Hospice or the Heritage Hall Nursing Home. Govier Brothers Mortuary of Broken Bow was in charge of arrangements.

Max Mattox, 86

April 10, 2014

Max Earl Mattox was born Jan. 30, 1928, in Broken Bow to William and Virginia (Apperson) Mattox. He passed away April 2, 2014, at the age of 86.
Max was a man who dearly loved his family and his Lord. His children and grandchildren could tell you stories for hours of things he has done with them and to them.

Betty Lenore Craig, 91

April 10, 2014

(Betty) Lenore Craig died March 14, 2014, in San Antonio, Texas, following a short illness. Funeral services were held at John Calvin Presbyterian Church March 18, and interment will be in Marble Falls, Texas. She was 91.
Betty Lenore Fisher was born in 1922, to Betty (Ostrand) and Leander Charles Fisher near Mason City. Later her family moved to Broken Bow, where she graduated high school. She attended Kearney State Teachers College and taught school for three years. 

Hazel Goings, 94

April 10, 2014

Funeral Services for Hazel I. Goings were conducted at the Nelson-Bauer Funeral Home in Holdrege, Wednesday, April 9, 2014, with Pastor Linda Knipping-Potts officiating. Interment followed in the Prairie Home Cemetery.
Hazel Irene Goings, 94 years of age, of Bertrand, formerly of Holdrege, passed away Sunday, April 6, 2014, at the Phelps Memorial Health Center in Holdrege.

April 10, 2014: Today in Central Nebraska

April 10, 2014

Scheduled Today:

School Events:
* 7th and 8th grade Track Triangular in Broken Bow at 5:00 pm

Community Events:
* DMV Offices Closed
* Spring JMMMMC Hospital Rummage Sale starts today at the Broken Bow Municipal Building from 9am-8pm

For more information on the above events, check out the calendar found on the homepage of this website.

Today's Public Meetings & Conferences:
* Annual LEPC meeting will begin at 10am at the Broken Bow Fire Hall
* Board of Directors of the Upper Loup Natural Resources Distric will meet at 7:00pm at the District Office in Thedford

April 9th

Prior offender arraigned for sexual assault

April 9, 2014

Travis Marcus, 30, appeared in Custer County District Court April 3 for arraignment on two counts. Marcus is charged in count 1 with criminal attempt - 2nd degree sexual assault of a child, and count 2, child abuse.

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