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April 8th, 2014

April 8, 2014: Today in Central Nebraska

April 8, 2014

Scheduled Today:

School Events:
* 7th and 8th grade Choir Concert at the Junior High Auditorium at 7pm

Community Events:
* TeamMates Fundraiser taking place Runza Restaurants all over Nebraska
* 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:
* Mayor and council of the City of Broken Bow will meet at Noon in the Council Chambers, 314 South 10th, Broken Bow

April 7th

City Council to meet Tuesday

April 7, 2014

The Broken Bow City Council will meet Tuesday, April 8, for a regularly scheduled meeting in City Hall. The agenda for the meeting is as follows:


Open meeting as 12:00 Noon
Roll Call
Announcement of Posting of the Open Meeting Laws Act

Approval of Consent Agenda
Minutes – March 25, 2014 Council Meeting
Claims – April 8, 2014 Regular Council Meeting
Approval of Broken Bow Fire Department Officers effective April 8, 2014

Groundbreaking for new subdivision Tuesday

April 7, 2014

Indian Hills Meadows LLC and Midwest Housing Initiatives are pleased to join for the ground breaking of Indian Hills Meadows, a new subdivision in Broken Bow, NE on Tuesday, April 8 at 2 p.m. at 17th & Cherokee Lane in Broken Bow. The public is invited to attend.

“Indian Hills Meadows was made possible through a strong local commitment to workforce housing,” said Paula Rhian, Development Director for Excel Development Group which is developing the project.

April 7, 2014: Today in Central Nebraska

April 7, 2014

Scheduled Today:

School Events:
* PTA Meeting at the Bonfire starting at 7pm

Community Events:
* Spring Rummage Sale Bundle Days continues from 8am-6pm
* DMV Offices Closed today
* Holcomb Pharmacy Open House Graduate Registration from 8am-8pm in Broken Bow
* Spring Tea at the Parish Center in Burwell starting at 5:30pm
* Love and Logic Classes continue at the United Methodist Church from 6-8pm
* 2014 One Box Youth Shooting Program continues
* Swim Team Sign-Ups at the Berean Church in Broken Bow from 5-6pm

April 6th

Doctor returns from Heaven to speak at Arcadia

April 6, 2014

Dr. Mary Neal, a spinal surgeon from Jackson Hole, Wyo., will be the featured speaker at the 29th Annual Family Banquet in Arcadia Saturday, April 12. Dr. Neal, author of To Heaven and Back, will share, in person, the extraordinary account of her death, Heaven, Angels, and life again following a tragic kayak accident in southern Chile in 1999.

April 5th

Fashion show for a good cause

April 5, 2014

Healing Hearts and Families and Kids Kloset and The Kloset of Broken Bow invite everyone to a ‘Spring Parade of Fashion’ Saturday, April 5 at the New Youth Building at the Evangelical Free Church in Broken Bow. The springtime event begins with a light lunch at 11:30 a.m. Tickets are available at The Kloset, The Kids Kloset, Healing Hearts & Families, the Custer County Chief and at the Broken Bow Chamber. Proceeds from the event will benefit Healing Hearts & Families.

April 4th

Grow Custer County contest set to begin

April 4, 2014

A new spring season of competition is about to commence in Custer County and the town teams are gearing up for the second Grow Custer County contest.
Towns will vie against each other for improvement points. The community doing the most in volunteerism and image improvements may be able to unseat Ansley, which won the initial county-wide competition last fall.

Everett Barnes, 72

April 4, 2014

Everett Eugene Barnes, the fourth of six children, was born in Broken Bow to Lyle Kermit and MaryAlice (Patterson) Barnes Feb. 21,1942, and passed away March 24, 2014 at the
Melham Hospital in Broken Bow at the age 72.
Everett spent his childhood and teenage years in the Brewster and Dunning areas. He went to grade school in Brewster and later graduated from Dunning High School in 1961. As a young teenager, he drove a fuel truck and also worked at various ranches in the Dunning area.

Regina Farvour, 66

April 4, 2014

Regina T. Farvour, age 66, died in her home Friday, March 28, 2014.
Funeral services will be Thursday, April 3, 2014, at 11 a.m. at the Berean Church in Broken Bow. Iverson Memorial Chapel of Broken Bow is in charge of arrangements.
Regina was born June 23, 1947.
She is survived by her children, James Chamberlain, DeWayne Thornton and Angel Kasselder; grandchildren, Alexyss Chamberlain, James Chamberlain, Brad Thornton, Andrew Thornton and Christian House, and great-grandchild, Kaylee House.
Angels, Angels...

Published in Custer County Chief, April 3, 2014

Mildred Cook, 98

April 4, 2014

Mildred Irene Cook, age 98, of Broken Bow, died Wednesday, March 26, 2014, at the Golden Living Center in Broken Bow.
Mildred was born Feb. 21, 1916, in York County, to Christian D. and Ida Mae (Schneller) Hanneman. Mildred grew up in the Ansley area. She graduated from Ansley High School in 1932.

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