October 20th, 2011
Alma 42, Elm Creek 18
Amherst 49, Wilcox-Hildreth 18
Aquinas 48, Cross County 8
Archbishop Bergan 48, Louisville 12
Bertrand 45, Sumner-Eddyville-Miller 30
Bishop Neumann 49, Auburn 15
Blair 35, South Sioux City 6
Bloomfield 52, Wynot 14
Boone Central 21, Central City 13
Cambridge 40, Sutherland 26
Centennial 35, Lincoln Lutheran 26
Chadron 34, Kimball 7
Chambers 58, Newcastle 14
Chase County 35, Bayard 7
Clearwater/Orchard 44, West Boyd 6
Columbus Lakeview 28, Columbus Scotus 21
Cozad 42, Broken Bow 16
Crofton 62, Plainview 7
Deshler 84, Friend 32
The Broken Bow Police Department has received six hand-held alcohol breath testing units through a traffic safety grant award. The units, valued at $350 each, were provided by the Nebraska Office of Highway Safety as part of the state's ongoing effort to prevent underage drinking and alcohol related traffic crashes, injuries and fatalities.
Edwin Payne Sr., age 71 of Purdum, died Friday, Oct. 14, 2011, at the Golden Living Center in Broken Bow. Memorial services will be held at a later date. Govier Brothers Mortuary of Broken Bow is in charge of the arrangements.
Jean Louise (Tyler) Butterfield was born at Valentine, to John Howard and Daisy Mae (Mark) Tyler April 17, 1926; she was the second of four children.
When Jean was 2-years-old the family moved to the Antelope Ranch near Valentine. At age four the family moved to Saint Frances, S.D. near the Rosebud Reservation where her father had bought three quarters of land.
John Meyer, 101 years of age from Broken Bow, formerly of Minden and Upland, died Sunday, Oct. 16, 2011, at the Good Samaritan Hospital in Kearney.
He was born May 16, 1910, in Kearney County near Norman, to H. T. and Minnie (Nielsen) Meyer. He grew up in that area and attended country school. He was baptized and confirmed at the Fredericksburg Lutheran Church south of Minden.
The Republic of Moldova is a tiny landlocked state in Eastern Europe, located between Romania to the west and Ukraine to the north, east and south. For nearly three months this past summer, this small nation was home to Broken Bow alum Tara Woodward.
Tara attends Northwestern College in Orange City, Iowa, where she is a junior majoring in accounting with a minor in Christian missions. As part of the schoolâ€™s missions program, Tara had the opportunity to visit Moldova with the group HOPE International.
Eight low-income families in Custer County will get their homes upgraded with low monthly payments and zero to little interest, thanks to funds made available through Community Development Block Grants.
Judy Peterson with Central Nebraska Housing Development gave an updated report of the grants to the Custer County Board of Supervisors at their monthly meeting Oct. 11. The county had been awarded a $254,000 grant to rehabilitate eight homes, each receiving a maximum of $25,000.
The Broken Bow Aquatic Center is taking shape. The water slide is in and the play features have arrived. According to City Manager Tony Tolstedt, construction is ahead of schedule. â€śWe are on track to open at the start of the 2012 swim season.â€ť
A $3,250,000 bond for the project was approved in May 2010 by a 508 to 504 vote. On April 4, 2011, city officials broke ground. The project has been nearly a decade in planning.
Thursday Oct 20:
Cozad at Broken Bow (football).
Mullen at Sargent (football).
Hyannis at Loup County (football).
Loomis at Ansley (football).
Bertrand at SEM (football).
Sandhills/Thedford at Sandhills Conference Tournament at Brady (volleyball).
Mullen at Twin Loup (volleyball).
Friday Oct 21:
2011 Nebraska State Cross County at Kearney.
South Loup at Sandhills/Thedford (football).
Anselmo-Merna at Stuart (football).
Spalding/Spa. Academy at Litchfield (football).
Brady Triangular (Ansley and Sandhills/Thedford).
Last weekend, area youth were given the opportunity to learn a variety of outdoor sporting activities from experienced hunters at the Nebraska One Box Complex near Broken Bow. Created in 1996, Pheasants Forever, along with the Nebraska Games and Parks Commission, developed a program, the Youth Mentor Hunt, for kids age 12 to 15 to experience hunting and related activities.