January 11th, 2013
Becky Pearson, PT, and staff want you to get up and get moving.
She says she and her staff are âjust a littleâ competitive, so when they started talking about putting together a weight loss challenge of their own and presented the idea out to a few of their clients, the idea blossomed.
âWe were all trying to eat a little healthier and were going to organize an internal (in office) challenge when others said theyâd like to join in,â explained Pearson.
Theirs is a journey that began 12 years ago, and culminated with the arrival of the greatest Christmas gift either could ever receive - a baby. Shasta and Marty Leggettâs story is one of heartache and triumph.
The young couple - she a Broken Bow High School grad, he an Anselmo-Merna grad - were married in September 2000. Though they had not made a conscious decision to start a family right away they werenât opposed to the idea, and in December 2001 Shasta found out she was pregnant. However, their joy soon turned to sorrow when just eight weeks later she experienced a miscarriage.
The Custer County Board of Supervisors kicked in the new year with formal Sine and Die proceedings Tuesday, re-electing Larry Hickenbottom as the board chair for 2013, and Mark Haynes as the vice-chair.
âAre there any of you with special goals for 2013?â asked Hickenbottom at meetingâs onset, âbecause I have one.â
Hickenbottom said he wanted the County to finish whatever steps it needed to take to be 911 compliant ... âSo if you call for an ambulance, the 911 center will know where you are.â
Boys Basketball Scoreboard
Ansley-Litchfield 49 SEM 32
Twin Loup 53 Cedar Valley 48
Arcadia vs ENLS not final yet
Ansley-Litchfield 46 SEM 26
ENLS 54 Arcadia 34
Twin Loup vs Cedar Valley Score not reported yet
Lincoln - A child from Lancaster County died from the flu. This is the second flu death so far this season. The first was a man in his 60s, also from Lancaster County. The Lincoln-Lancaster County Health Department reported both deaths to the Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS).
Anselmo-Merna 67 Elwood 59
North Central 51 Arcadia 36
North Platte St. Pats 64 Mullen 41
Wood River 61 Broken Bow 47
Broken Bow Stats
Wood River Points
Elwood 70 Anselmo-Merna 40
North Platte St. Pat's 55 Mullen 39
Arcadia 42 North Central 31
Senator Deb Fischer was officially sworn-in January 3, as a United States senator in the U.S. Capitol by Vice President Joseph Biden. Fischer was escorted by Nebraska's Senior senator, Mike Johanns, and former Nebraska Senator David Karnes. The ceremony marked the official commencement of Fischer's six-year term, as well as the start of the 113th Congress. Senator Fischer, a lifelong Nebraskan and former two-term state senator, was joined for the swearing-in ceremony by her husband Bruce, family, and friends. Upon conclusion of the ceremony, Senator Fischer released the following statement:
Ansley-Litchfield 40 Ravenna 39
S-E-M 34 Arcadia 30
Broken Bow 43 Gibbon 36
Arcadia 37 S-E-M 36
Gibbon 52 Broken Bow 32
Ravenna 51 Ansley-Litchfield 39
Axtell 35 S-E-M 34
Mullen 55 Sandhills/Thedford 36
Palmer 43 Ansley-Litchfield 32
SMC 45 Arcadia 28
Twin Loup 47 Anselmo-Merna 31
Broken Bow vs Holdredge score not reported yet
Sandhills/Thedford 50 Mullen 40
Holdredge 41 Broken Bow 39
Axtell 49 S-E-M 37
Anselmo-Merna 62 Twin Loup 37
SMC 53 Arcadia 37
Mullen's girls basketball team stayed undefeated with a 55-36 victory while Sandhills/Thedford's boys team picked up their third straight win with a 50-40 victory over Mullen. For more information, check out the next edition of the Custer County Chief.