November 10th, 2010
OVERTON -- The dream season for South Loupâ€™s football team came to an end Tuesday night. The Bobcatâ€™s traveled to Overton for the Class D1 quarterfinal game.
South Loup opened the game with a good kickoff return near mid-field. Then on the third play from scrimmage, Logan Glendy broke out to a 35-yard touchdown run.
The Nebraska Team took first place with 65 points to win the 50th Nebraska One Box Pheasant Hunt. Captain of the team was Matt Thomas. Team members were J.C. Ourada, Kent Leibhart, George W. Doyle and John Anderson. Guides for the team were Mike Holcomb and Jeff Evans, Dog Handler was Josh Robertson and the Scorekeeper was Todd Fenton.
Funeral Services for Kurt A. Gilmore, age 41, of Miller, formerly of Merna, will be held Wednesday, November 10, at 2:00pm, at the United Methodist Church in Miller, with Rev. Bonnie Brock and Ken Hutson officiating, interment will be in the Watertown Cemetery east of Miller. Visitation will be one hour prior to service at the church. Memorials are suggested to the family. On-line condolences may be submitted to osafh.com. O'Brien Straatman Funeral Home in Kearney is in charge of the arrangements.
The Ansley Lady Warriors and Mullen Lady Broncos are returning to the State Volleyball Tournament next weekend in Grand Island.
Ansley defeated Loomis in straight sets last night 25-11, 25-15 and 25-20 for the Class D2-4 District Championship.
Mullen defeated Hay Springs 3-1 for the Class D2-6 District Championship.
The tournament pairings for the Class D2 field has been set with Ansley earning the No. 4 seed and Mullen getting the No. 8 seed.
Three area teams remain in the state football playoffs and will hit the road for quarterfinal games Tuesday night. Mullen, Sargent and South Loup cruised to impressive victories with all three winning by large margins.
In the Class D2 playoff, Mullen was a 40-14 winner over Brady and will travel to Loomis for a 6 p.m. game Tuesday night. Loomis was a 19-18 winner over West No. 2 seed St. Mary's.
Sargent easily won the battle of the Bulldog's 58-7. Sargent will head to Eustis to play the West No. 1 seed Eustis-Farnam Knights at 6 p.m. Tuesday.
Terry McCandless, age 53, of Broken Bow died Nov. 1, 2010, at Evanston, Wyo. Funeral services will be Nov. 5, 2010, at 2 p.m. at the Evangelical Free Church in Broken Bow with the Rev. Rick Johnson officiating. Interment will be in the Broken Bow Cemetery. Visitation will be held today, Nov. 4, 2010, from 8 a.m. until 8 p.m. at Govier Bros. Mortuary with family greeting friends from 5-6 p.m. Memorials are suggested to the family. More details to appear later.
Michelle Koinzan, age 53, of Broken Bow, died Oct. 28, 2010, at the Golden Living-Center in Broken Bow.
Michelle Ann Koinzan was born May 31, 1957, at Des Moines, Iowa to Keith and Alice (Sassy) McKee. Michelle lived in various places as a child.
She was united in marriage to John Koinzan. To this union three sons were born John, Adam and Ethan. Michelle loved spending time with family and friends. She enjoyed the writing classes that she took at Mid Plains Community College. She also loved horses, camping and fishing.
Margaret Ann â€śPeggyâ€ť Keating Morgan, 75, of Overland Park, Kan., passed away Oct. 26, 2010, at her home.
Peggy was born Feb. 9, 1935, in Loup City, to Paul and Stella Keating.
She graduated from St. Maryâ€™s Cathedral School in Grand Island, and attended Mount St. Scholastica College in Atchison, Kan.
Emily Lewandowski, 90 of Loup City died Oct. 28, 2010, at Good Samaritan Hospital in Kearney.
Emily Lewandowski was born Jan. 24, 1920, at Ashton, to John and Martha (Lorchick) Spotanski. She grew up in Ashton and attended school at District 56 in Sherman County. She was a mother's helper in the Sherman County area.
September 30, 1944, she married Leonard Lewandowski at Our Lady of Mount Carmel Catholic Church at Paplin. They farmed on a farm northwest of Ashton. She and her husband moved to Broken Bow in 1973. While in Broken Bow she worked in a greenhouse and bakery.
More than 50 percent of Custer County's registered voters cast their ballots in the general election Tuesday.
With all precincts, absentee and provisional ballots counted, Cecil Burt was officially declared the winner in the race for Broken Bow mayor over incumbent Reynold C. McMeen. Below are the OFFICIAL results of the 2010 election for Custer County and surrounding area.
Number of registered voters, Custer County â€“ 8,366
Number of ballots cast, Custer County â€“ 4,259
Voter Turnout, Custer County â€“ 50.91%