April 7th, 2011
LaVerna M. Hodson, age 68 of Broken Bow, died Thursday March 31, 2011, at the Golden Living Center in Broken Bow.
Funeral services were Tuesday, April 5, 2011, at Govier Brothers Mortuary in Broken Bow with the Rev. Mark Stones officiating. Burial was in the Taylor Cemetery with Govier Brothers Mortuary of Broken Bow in charge of arrangements. Memorials have been suggested to the One Child Campaign, in Tulsa, Okla.
LaVerna Mae Cook Hodson, 68, known to many for her candor, unique sense of humor, and love of life, went home to dance with the angels March 31, 2011.
Charles A. Lymber, 57, passed away March 4, 2011, at his home at Lometa, Texas from a sudden heart attack.
Military services were held at the Central Texas State Veterans Cemetery in Killen Texas, March 11, 2011.
Chuck was known in the Texas community as a prayer warrior; he truly loved his Lord and his country. He touched a lot of lives and will be greatly missed by his family and friends.
A memorial reception for H.B. â€śBuddâ€ť Watson, age 88 of Albion, will be Friday, April 8, 2011, from 5-8 p.m. at the Albion Country Club in Albion.
Inurnment will be in the sea around Ireland, with Iverson Memorial Chapel of Broken Bow in charge of arrangements. A memorial has been established to the Nebraska Veterans Home.
Budd is survived by two sons, Bill (Joan) Watson of Ansley, and Henry (Vania) Watson of Fontaleza, Brazil; and seven grandchildren.
Mary Lou "Micky" Fisher, age 83 of Halsey, died April 4, 2011, at the Heritage Hall Nursing Home in Broken Bow.
Funeral services will be Monday, April 11, 2011 at 2 p.m. in the Sandhills Community Church in Dunning with Pastor Lee Wonch officiating. Burial will be in the Purdum Cemetery. Visitation will be Sunday, April 10, from 1 to 6 p.m. at Govier Brothers Mortuary in Broken Bow. Govier Brothers Mortuary of Broken Bow is in charge of the arrangements.
Memorials have been established to the Sandhills Community Church in Dunning.
Cora L. Osterhoudt, age 80 of Kearney, died Friday, April 1, 2011 in Kearney. Funeral services will be Thursday, April 7, 2011 at 10:30 a.m. at the First Lutheran Church in Kearney with Pastor Eric Lesher officiating. Graveside services and burial will be at 2:30 p.m. Thursday afternoon at the Maywood Cemetery in Maywood.
Memorials are planned to the First Lutheran Church or to the donorâ€™s choice. A message of condolence, tribute or memory can be left at www.hlmkfuneral.com. Horner Lieske McBride & Kuhl Funeral and Cremation Services of Kearney is in charge of arrangements.
Nebraska Husker running back coach, Ron Brown was the guest speaker at the Husker Football Roundup sponsored by the Broken Bow Evangelical Free Church. Nearly 150 people were in attendance for the event at Huckleberryâ€™s Hideout Saturday evening.
The evening began with a buffet dinner followed by Husker trivia given by Broken Bowâ€™s Dan Anderson and Scott Harvey. During the dinner, the guests were treated to a video of great Husker moments from the 1990s.
"I was 8-years-old the first time my father molested me. After all these years I can remember everything about that night like it was yesterday. The abuse continued until I was in my early teens, when I finally became strong enough to stand up for myself and stop it. If only someone had known ..."
"Our investigators estimate it takes approximately 45 minutes for an online sex predator to find a childâ€™s information."
Jon Bruning, Nebraska Attorney General
Being cyber-safe is more than creating unique passwords and usernames. It is being aware of the threats associated with online and electronic communication and how to avoid them. A social media awareness evening last week sponsored by Healing Hearts and Families, and Safe Communities for Custer County drove the point home.
LINCOLN -- The Nebraska High School Sports Hall of Fame Foundation will induct 13 athletes, five coaches, two contributors and two officials at its Sept. 25 induction ceremony at the Lied Center in Lincoln.
Tickets for the 18th annual induction ceremony are $25 for adults and $10 for elementary and high school students and are available by contacting Tami McLaughlin, at Nebraska Sports Council, P.O. Box 29366, Lincoln, NE 68529, or by calling 402-471-2544 or by e-mail to email@example.com.
GRAND ISLAND -- Anslemo-Mernaâ€™s Jessi Burnett led all Coyotes winning two medals at last weeks GICC Knights of Columbus Track Invite. Burnett place fourth in the discus and sixth in shot put. Paige Olney placed sixth in the 100 meter hurdles and the girls 4x100 meter relay team also placed sixth.
Trey Gilligan scored the Coyotes only point placing sixth in the high jump.
Girls Team Results