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September 18th, 2012

Joyce Hendricks, 76

September 18, 2012

Joyce Elaine Hendricks, 76, of Callaway, passed away Friday, Aug. 31, 2012, at the Golden Living Center in Broken Bow.
She was born Dec. 20, 1935, at Oconto, to Fred and Elsie (Studley) Dittmar. Joyce graduated from Oconto High School with the class of 1953, and then furthered her education at Kearney State College where she studied to be a teacher. She taught rural school in Custer County for a couple years.
December 20, 1954, she married the love of her life, Richard Hendricks, in Oconto. Four children were blessed to this marriage; Mike, Judy, Dan and Dennis.

September 17th

Judge Schendt sworn in

September 17, 2012

Judge James Orr performed the swearing in ceremony for new 8th circuit County Judge Tami Schendt Friday afternoon. The ceremony took place in the District Courtroom of the Custer County Courthouse. A full room of friends, family members, law enforcement officers and fellow attorneys was on hand in support of Schendt during the event.

For more, see this week's Custer County Chief.

September 14th

High school Volleyball Scoreboard

September 15, 2012

Friday: Mullen 3, Anselmo-Merna 0 (25-17, 25-20, 25-16)

Thursday (9/13): Broken Bow 2, Lexington 0 (25-13, 25-8); Broken Bow 2, Ravenna 1 (23-25, 25-15, 25-19)

High school Football Scoreboard

September 15, 2012

Anselmo-Merna 34, Mullen 24

Ansley-Litchfield 60, North Central 20

Cozad 49, Broken Bow 7

Stapleton McPherson County 44, Sandhills/Thedford 0

Elm Creek 33, South Loup 22

Brady tops Lady Mustang volleyball

September 15, 2012

Brady topped the Lady Mustangs on the court tonight. Coach Cody Whipley thought tonight was their best game of the season, but Brady, a perennial strong contender took home the victory.

The scores read 16-25, 19-25, 25-19 and 17-25

Brady too much for SEM football

September 15, 2012

The Eagles of Brady proved to be too much for the Mustangs tonight, beating SEM 56-12 on a night where Brady seemed to be in a different class.

Brady used their speed an quickness to get past SEM defenders, who lack speed on the edges.

For further coverage, check out the Sept. 20 edition of the Custer County Chief.

Stanley Nordlund, 85

September 14, 2012

Stanley John Nordlund, age 85, went home to be with his Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ, Aug. 14, 2012, at the Rose Lane Home in Loup City.
A celebration of his life was Aug. 18, 2012 at the First Baptist Church in Loup City, with Pastor Del Unruh officiating. Burial was at Tallin Cemetery near Arnold.
Stanley was born April 1, 1927, to Axel and Mabel (Tallin) Nordlund at the family farm on Tallin Table. Mabel was told she had given birth to a baby girl and was then handed a precious little baby boy “April Fools”! He was the youngest of six children.

BBPD makes several arrests during national campaign

September 14, 2012

According to a press release issued by the Broken Bow Police Department, BBPD made two DUI arrests, assisted in three other stops that resulted in DUI arrests, issued 23 citations, issued 28 warnings and answered 150 total calls for service during the recent *You Drink, You Drive, You Lose" campaign.

Three officers worked 59.5 hours of overtime from Aug. 17 through Sept. 3 as part of the campaign funded through a Nebraska Office of Highway Safety qrant. Agencies from across the state participated in the campaign with the goal of getting intoxicated drivers off the road.

Volleyball: Spalding Academy gets the best of Anselmo-Merna.

September 14, 2012

Spalding Academy defeated the Coyotes of Anselmo-Merna last night in straight sets. The scores read 25-19, 25-13 and 25-17. With the loss, Anselmo-Merna's record dropped to 1-6 on the season. Janae Hostick was 10/10 on serves with one ace. Megan Max was 39/39 on sets with seven assists. Katie Kirkpatrick finished with five ace blocks while Hostick had seven kills and 10 digs.

September 13th

South Loup tops SEM in five sets

September 13, 2012

South Loup faced a 2-1 deficit at one point, but used the home court energy to bounce back and win 3-2.

The scores read 18-25, 26-24, 19-25, 25-17 and 15-4. Specific stats and further coverage will be updated to this story within the next day or two.

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