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April 7th, 2011

Charles Lymber, 57

April 8, 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.

H.B. "Budd" Watson, 88

April 8, 2011

A memorial reception for H.B. “Budd” 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, 83

April 8, 2011

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 Osterhoudt, 80

April 8, 2011

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 donor’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.

No middle ground for Ron Brown

April 7, 2011

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 Huckleberry’s Hideout Saturday evening.
The evening began with a buffet dinner followed by Husker trivia given by Broken Bow’s Dan Anderson and Scott Harvey. During the dinner, the guests were treated to a video of great Husker moments from the 1990s.

Child abuse on the rise in Nebraska

April 7, 2011

"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 ..."

Social Media: Internet safety starts at home

April 7, 2011

"Our investigators estimate it takes approximately 45 minutes for an online sex predator to find a child’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.

April 6th

Russell to be inducted into Hall of Fame

April 7, 2011

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 tami@nebraskasportscouncil.com.

Burnett leads Coyotes with two medals

April 7, 2011

GRAND ISLAND -- Anslemo-Merna’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

Indian boys win St. Paul Invite

April 7, 2011

BROKEN BOW -- The Broken Bow Indians won the boys team title Friday at the St. Paul Inivte. The Indians tallied 133.5 points while St. Paul managed to score 118 points for second place.
The Indian boys had many multiple individual event medalists and also medaled in all three relays.
Winning gold teams only gold medal, Patrick Wright out-stretched teammate Cody Dierking at the finish line of the 3200 meter run. Wright crossed the line in 10:35.77 while Dierking settled for second in 10:35.78. Wright then claimed second place in the 1600 meter run.

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