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October 27th, 2010

Doug Brown, 64

October 27, 2010

Long-time teacher and coach of Norfolk Senior High School, Douglas C. Brown, passed away Oct. 22, 2010, in Norfolk.
Doug was born Sept. 22, 1946, in Broken Bow. He was the youngest of three children of Paul F. Brown and Grace (Betty) E. (Holtorf) Brown.
He graduated from Broken Bow Senior High School in 1965. He participated four years in football, basketball, track, and American Legion baseball. He was quarterback of the football team his senior year, was all-conference in basketball, and qualified for the state track meet in the high jump.

Patricia Case, 80

October 27, 2010

Patricia Ann Case, age 80, of Ansley, died Oct. 21, 2010, at the Golden LivingCenter in Broken Bow.
Patricia was born Nov. 21, 1929, to Frank and Margaret (Heaps) Moore, East of Westerville. She went to Myrtle Grade School, three years at Westerville and one year at Ansley High School. She was raised on a small farm and helped in the field and raising livestock. She had a great love for all animals.
Pat married Wendell C. Case Aug. 25, 1951. They spent their entire married life in Ansley.
Pat worked as a legal secretary the majority of her life, retiring in the late 90's.

Helen Gibson, 79

October 27, 2010

Helen D. Rienks Gibson of Amite, La., died Oct. 24, 2010, at North Oaks Medical Center in Hammond, La. She was born Oct. 30, 1930, in South Bend, Ind., and was 79 years of age.

Gregory Wilcox, 56

October 27, 2010

Gregory C. Wilcox, 56, of Gering passed away Oct. 13, 2010. He was born Nov. 29, 1953, to Harold and Margaret Wilcox of Oconto.
After graduating from high school in Oconto, he attended MidPlains Vocational Technical School where he received an associates degree in electronics. He continued his education in this field through his years of employment.
In 1974, he moved to Scottsbluff where he and his family resided for many years.

Eva Shively, 94

October 27, 2010

Eva F Shively, 94, of Gothenburg, died Oct. 20, 2010, at the Golden LivingCenter in Cozad.
Eva Fern Brooks Shively, daughter of Frederick and Lila Fern (Chesley) Brooks, was born Jan. 28, 1916, at the family home near the Climax Community northeast of Arnold. Eva was the fifth child born to this union of five boys and seven girls. She departed her earthly life to be with her Savior Oct. 20, 2010, at the age of 94 years.

Shoebox gifts: Give a smile to a child this year

October 27, 2010

COLLECTION TIMES AND DATES: First Christian Church, Broken Bow: NOV. 16 - 5-7 p.m.; NOV. 17 - 3-5 p.m.; NOV. 18 - 3-5 p.m.; NOV. 19 - 6-7 p.m.; NOV. 20 - 3-5 p.m.; NOV. 21 - noon - 1 p.m

It is that time of year again - the time when our hearts turn to those less fortunate that us. The time for Operation Christmas Child, and local coordinator Fae Beaumont says her goal is to make this year’s collection the biggest and best one yet!

Third District candidates face off in Bow

October 27, 2010

Third District Congressional Candidates, incumbent Republican Adrian Smith, Democrat Rebekah Davis and Independent Dan Hill sparred their way through an onslaught of questions Friday in front of a standing room only crowd at the Broken Bow County Club.
Moderator Mike Groene of the sponsoring Western Nebraska Taxpayers Association introduced the candidates summing up the purpose of the afternoon.
“We hope to learn by the end of the debate who to vote for.”

Bow Pack under new ownership

October 27, 2010

Michelle and Steve Burnett had been looking for a career change for a long time. So when they hear Broken Bow Pack was for sale, they decided it was a chance worth taking.
“I went home and told Steve the butcher shop was closing, and he said 'Do you want to buy it?’,” Michelle recalled with a smile. “I looked at him and said, ‘Are you serious?’ So we decided to give it a shot.”
The new owners hosted a ribbon cutting ceremony with the Broken Bow Chamber of Commerce Monday afternoon.

Area teams conclude regular season, await subdistrict games

October 27, 2010

Nine of the Custer County Chief coverage area volleyball teams concluded their regular season schedule last night. Two team still have games this weekend before subdistricts begin Monday. Arcadia plays at St. Edward Thursday night and Broken Bow will travel to Centura for a match Friday night.
Here are area results from games played last night.(10/26/10)
ANSELMO-MERNA TRIANGULAR
ANSELMO-MERNA DEF. SOUTH LOUP, 25-23, 25-18
MULLEN DEF. SOUTH LOUP, 25-12, 25-11
MULLEN DEF. ANSELMO-MERNA, 25-18, 25-22
HERSHEY TRIANGULAR
HERSHEY DEF. BROKEN BOW, 25-11, 25-20

October 25th

Playoff times set for nine area teams

October 25, 2010

Times have been set for the 2010 State Football Playoffs. Classes C1, C2, D1 and D2 begin first round play Thursday afternoon and the Nebraska 6-Man playoffs begin Friday. Listed below are match-ups and start times:
Class C1
#11 Boone Central (5-3) @ #6 Broken Bow (6-2), Thursday @ 6 p.m.
Class D1
#11 Sandhills/Thedford (4-4) @ #6 Kenesaw (6-2), Thursday @ 3 p.m.
#14 Clearwater/Orchard (2-6) @ #3 South Loup (8-0), Thursday @ 5 p.m.
Class D2
#14 S-E-M (5-3) @ #3 Mullen (7-1), Thursday @ 4:30 p.m. MST
#16 Anselmo-Merna (3-5) @ Eustis-Farnam (7-1), Thursday @ 7 p.m.

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