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December 29th

Sounds of the Season

December 29, 2010

Broken Bow High School band and choir small groups and ensembles presented an annual Christmas event in Broken Bow Dec. 21 - the Holiday Notes concert. Pictured above, from left: Ashley Schweitzer, Andrew Pracht and Grant Shinn open the event with a trombone trio, playing "Fanfare and Invention."
A large crowd attended the event, which included dinner and festive holiday entertainment by some of BBHS’s most talented musicians.

Trent Hardy, 23

December 29, 2010

Trent Lynn Hardy, 23, of North Platte, died Wednesday, Dec. 22, 2010, in North Platte. He was born Jan. 8, 1987, at North Platte to Larry F. and Cathy (Nozicka) Hardy.
He grew up in the Thedford area, graduating from Thedford High School in 2006. He graduated from Mid-Plains Community College in 2008, in auto technology. He was currently employed at Seever’s Auto Care.
Trent is survived by his mother, Cathy of Thedford; sisters, Tiffany Hardy of North Platte, and Tisha Hardy of Thedford; grandparents, Larry and Nina Hardy of Seneca, and many other relatives and friends.

Rose Allen, 85

December 29, 2010

Rose Rempe Allen, 85, of Oconto, passed away Thursday, Dec. 23, 2010, at JMMMC in Broken Bow.
She was born May 25, 1925, at Oconto, to Frank and Josephine (Stejskal) Hladky. She graduated from Oconto High School in 1943.

Glorene Foster, 87

December 29, 2010

Glorene R. Foster, age 87, of Broken Bow, formerly of Kearney died Dec. 22, 2010, at the Jennie Melham Memorial Medical Center in Broken Bow. Funeral services were Dec. 27, at Horner Lieske McBride & Kuhl Funeral and Cremation Services in Kearney with Father Jim Hunt officiating. Burial was at Kearney Cemetery. Memorials are suggested to the family for designation at a later date. A message of condolence, tribute or memory can be left at www.hlmkfuneral.com. Horner Lieske McBride & Kuhl Funeral and Cremation Service was in charge of arrangements.

Harley Poland, 74

December 29, 2010

Harley Eugene Poland was born Aug. 24, 1936, to Earl and Ruey Poland in Sargent. He passed away Nov. 27, 2010, at the Norfolk Veterans Home in Norfolk.
Harley attended school in Sargent before moving to Broken Bow. After school he enlisted in the United States Army and served his country in the Korean War.
Harley married Dorothy Rohde Nov. 13, 1958. This union was blessed with four children. Harley and Dorothy recently celebrated their 52nd wedding anniversary.

Ruth Applegarth, 81

December 29, 2010

Ruth Applegarth, 81 of Ishpeming, Mich., formerly of Broken Bow, died Dec. 24, 2010, at the Marquette General Hospital in Marquette, Mich.
She was born Aug. 14, 1929, in Anselmo, a daughter of the late Charles and Mabel (Booth) Land. She was a 1947 graduate of Comstock High School and received her bachelor's and master's degrees from Kearney State College.
June 12, 1948, she married Alvin Applegarth in Broken Bow, and he preceded her in death Dec. 13, 1991.

Custer County Chief Area High School Scoreboard

December 29, 2010

Monday (12/27/2010)
Arapahoe Holiday Tournament
BOYS
Arapahoe 78, Pleasanton 68
Sumner-Eddyville-Miller 57, Hitchcock County 45
GIRLS
Arapahoe 66, Pleasanton 57
Sumner-Eddyville-Miller 50, Hitchcock County 43

Brady Holiday Tournament
BOYS
Brady 54, Anselmo-Merna 27
Wauneta-Palisade 58, Paxton 51
GIRLS
Brady 54, Anselmo-Merna 21
Wauneta-Palisade 48, Paxton 37

Tuesday (12/28/2010)
Arapahoe Holiday Tournament
BOYS CHAMPIONSHIP
Arapahoe 44, Sumner-Eddyville-Miller 39
BOYS THIRD PLACE
Pleasanton 62, Hitchcock County 42
GIRLS CHAMPIONSHIP

December 27th

DAR presents 2010 Service Award

December 27, 2010

The Custer County Chapter of Daughters of the American Revolution hosted a Christmas luncheon Dec. 16, and presented the chapter’s Community Service Award to the Rev. Kathy LaRocque.
“The fabric of Broken Bow will have a big hole in it when she leaves,” said DAR service committee chair Rosa Tiff about LaRocque. “She is simply a caring person who wants to help anyone who needs help.”

December 22nd

Custer County Chief Area High School Scoreboard

December 22, 2010

Monday (12/20/2010)
Maxwell Booster Tournament
Girls (semifinals)
Brady 50, Maxwell 46
SMC 48, South Loup 32
Boys (semifinals)
Brady 55, Maxwell 34
South Loup 56, SMC 27

Pleasanton Holiday Tournament
Girls (semifinals)
Arapahoe 59, Pleasanton 22
Bertrand 39, Litchfield 23
Boys (semifinals)
Litchfield 44, Bertrand 32
Pleasanton 62, Arapahoe 52

Tuesday (12/21/2010)
GIRLS:
Mullen 66, Maywood 20
BOYS:
Mullen 59, Maywood 21

Maxwell Booster Tournament
Girls (3rd place game)
Maxwell 62, South Loup 27
Boys (3rd place game)
Maxwell 50, SMC 37

Trojans improve to 5-0, hand Knights second loss

December 22, 2010

LITCHFIELD -- The Litchfield Trojans improved to 5-0 on the season with wins over Loup County and Sandhills/Thedford last week. Last Tuesday, the Trojans easily defeated Loup County 71-32 as they held the Wildcats to only seven points in each of the first three quarters. The Trojans scored 27 points in the second quarter leading to a 43-14 halftime lead.
Adam Kucera led the Trojans with 25 points followed by Tyson Howard with 15, Sam Reynolds 9, Kaleb Sekutera 6, Michael Heapy 4, Nat Schrock 4, Danny Woolery 2, Austin Kramer 2, Tyler Snow 2 and Ricky Magner 2.

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