August 13th, 2015
With the surrounding schools starting to head back to classes, this week we throwback to the August 24, 2006 front page story in the Custer County Chief.
Arnold learning initiative finally becomes a reality. On August 17, 2006 students received their own laptop computer to use at school after a dream three years in the making.
Arnold Public Schools technology coordinator Nicole Badgley is shown giving the students care instructions of their new laptop computers as backpacks are handed out.
Wednesday morning the Chamber staff noticed vandalism in front of their buidling on the east side of the Square. The barrel of flowers that sits outside was heavy, so it would have taken some effort to upset it. The worst part was the burnt flag left in the window.
The Chamber Office have spoken with police.
The staff would like to give a big thank you to our President Todd Lundstrom, who was able to come right away and help clean it up.
August 8 and 9 was the first NHSRA 2015-2016 fall rodeo at Bassett.
Saturdays's Boys All Around Champion was Jt Bradley of Brewster. Maddee Doerr of Creighton was Girls All Around on Saturday. Boyd Sawyer of Thedford was Sunday's Boys All Around Champion. The Girls All Around Champion for Sunday was Brittni McCully of Mullen.
JT Bradley of Brewster won the saddle for the All Around Cowboy for the weekend and Jayde Atkins of Broken Bow won the saddle for the All Around Cowgirl.
These photographs are from our unclaimed basket.
The left picture has the name Elaine Olson. The picture on the right back row; Congressman Smith, Paul Hoos, Sally, and Brionna, front row; Mackenzie, Miranda, Sammi and Isabelle.
Let the people in these pictures know that we have their picture so that they will be able to stop in the office to pick them up.
If you think you may have a unclaimed picture please stop by the Custer County Chief to look in our basket. Our office hours are Monday-Friday 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
A new detour for the 5th Avenue Construction Project will begin Tuesday, August 11. The 5th Avenue and Memorial Drive intersection will only be open to east bound traffic. All other traffic will be detoured to South E Street/HWY 2.
The Food Bank Mobile Food Pantry will be in Broken Bow on Tuesday.
Thursday there is a Diaper Depot Fundraiser in Broken Bow.
See our calendar of events for more information and to see what other events are going on in your area.
Broken Bow, NE - The city of Broken Bow would like to announce that the 5th Avenue Project is moving forward smoothly. The project has now reached the 5th Avenue and Memorial Drive Construction Phase. Beginning on Tuesday, August 11th at 7:00 a.m. the intersection at 5th Avenue and Memorial Drive will be closed to one-way traffic only.
Thank you Deb, have a great retirement!
Nebraskaland Chiropractic is hosting an Open House today to welcome Dr. Megan Howard. The hours are 8:30 - 11 a.m. and 1 - 5 p.m. at 932 South E Avenue.
The Sandhills Open Road Challenge continues through Saturday. See our calendar of events for more information.
A combative Donald Trump, the billionaire businessman-turned-presidential candidate, jolted the first Republican debate of the 2016 campaign, leaving his onstage rivals to compete for attention.
This week is a sad one for us here at the Custer County Chief. Deb McCaslin is retiring this Friday after many years. So, I found it only fitting to throwback to one of the first articles she wrote for the Custer County Chief.
Though Deb will still be around to write articles here and there, the news just won't be quite the same.
Thank you Deb for everything you have done for me, my family, my friends, the surrounding communities and for the Custer County Chief. We wish you the best in your retirement.