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September 25th, 2012

Dean "Bud" Wood, 81

September 25, 2012

September 18, 2012, Dean (Bud) E Wood mounted his horse one last time and rode off into greener pastures.
Bud rode into this life May 7, 1931, in Custer County. Born to Ruth E (Summers) and Leo R Wood, he spent his childhood on the family ranch north of Sumner Ne attending grade school at Mt Olive as it was then known. He and his sister Dona spent many happy hours horseback on the lower meadow. As the 3rd generation to reside on the home place he quickly developed a life long love for the land and the cattle they raised on it.

New foster care panel turns focus to kids

September 25, 2012

LINCOLN -- The Foster Care Review Office is looking to turn its focus back to the children it serves after six child welfare laws were passed last spring, changing Nebraska's child welfare system.
Sen. Bob Krist of Omaha paid a visit during the foster care advisory committee’s meeting Sept. 19. He said internal problems with the committee took precedence over the needs of the children before the last legislative session.

September 24th

G.I. train fatality identified as BBHS grad

September 24, 2012

A former Broken Bow man has died after being hit by a train Sept. 19, in Grand Island.

Shane Peck, age 41 of Grand Island, formerly of Broken Bow, was pronounced dead at the scene, after the Grand Island Police Department were called to the Broadwell Street crossing at 5:17 p.m.

Peck was a 1989 graduate of Broken Bow High School.

September 21st

High School Football Scoreboard

September 21, 2012

Valentine 34 Broken Bow 7

Anselmo-Merna 70 S-E-M 6

Mullen 44 Sandhills/Thedford 16

Ansley-Litchfield 70 Alma 46

Twin Loup falls to Palmer in back and forth battle

September 21, 2012

Twin Loup and Palmer faced off for the first time ever Friday night and Palmer came up with the 39-38 victory. Stats and details will be provided in the Sept. 27 edition of the Custer County Chief. Video highlights will be available within the next couple days as well.

Numbers show more Nebr. kids uninsured

September 21, 2012

The U.S. Census Bureau released new state data today on the number of Nebraska children living in poverty and the number of children who lack health insurance. The data show both good news and bad news for Nebraska kids.

September 20th

Broken Bow volleyball beats Ravenna in straight sets, win streak at three

September 20, 2012

Broken Bow picked up its third straight victory Thursday night with a 3-0 (25-15, 25-11, 25-15) win over Ravenna Thursday night. It was their second straight victory over Ravenna this week after downing them 2-1 in the previous matchup.

The Indians took control right away and didn't let up, particularly in the second set. Broken Bow jumped out to a 12-2 lead before siding out.

Playing together as a team and with unity has been a big key to the success as of late.

Put me in Coach: NFL would be fine without a kneel down.

September 20, 2012

This past Sunday, the Bucaneers and Giants made waves when first-year head coach of the Bucaneers Greg Schiano (formerly the coach at Rutgers) had his defense knock the offensive line back into Eli Manning when he was taking a knee, setting off the volcano that resides in Tom Coughlin's belly.

So they griped during the handshake and Coughlin sneered and Schiano stood his ground, saying that he was simply instructing his players to play until the final whistle.

Put Me In Coach: Get used to the awful officiating; It's not changing anytime soon

September 20, 2012

Remember when you were little and you went to all these birthday parties for your friends?

There was always that one kid that was so entertaining because he or she did stupid stuff simply because he didn't know any better. As many of you know, after awhile, the jokes just weren't funny anymore.

This fall, that so called kid is the entire body of the replacement NFL officials.

Broken Bow suffers first loss at hands of Cozad, looks ahead to Valentine

September 20, 2012

After winning the first two games of the season, Broken Bow was put back on their heels in a big way, losing 49-7 to Cozad Sept. 14.
With Broken Bow being a run heavy offense, they got a taste of their own medicine as Cozad running back Jake Paulsen had a big day on the ground, rushing 25 times for 209 yards and scored four touchdowns.
His longest was a 41-yard dash to the end zone that gave the Haymakers their first touchdown of the second half.

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