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June 21st, 2012

McKinley Kay Hermsmeyer

June 21, 2012

Monte and Alicia Hermsmeyer of Ansley, introduce their new baby girl, McKinley Kay Hermsmeyer. She was born May 12, 2012, at Jennie Melham Memorial Medical Center in Broken Bow, weighing 7 pounds 15 ounces and measuring 21 1/2 inches long.
Proud grandparents are Brian and Carrie Barber of Phillips, and Duane and Christie Hermsmeyer of Scotia. Great-grandparents are Lucille Hermsmeyer of Greeley, Leona Sharma of Palmer, and Gerald and Bertina Anderson of Aurora.

Kellsy Schneringer & Evan Beshaler

June 21, 2012

Robert and Keri Schneringer of Callaway, and John and Mary Beshaler of Arnold, proudly announce the engagement of their children, Kellsey Schneringer and Evan Beshaler.
The bride-to-be is a graduate of Callaway High School, and the University of Nebraska Medical Center College of Nursing division of Scottsbluff. She is currently employed at the Callaway District Hospital as a nurse.
The prospective groom is a graduate of Arnold High School and Northeast Community College in Norfolk. He works on the family farm.
The couple plans to be married Sept. 8, 2012.

Mr. & Mrs. Nick Jacobson

June 21, 2012

Amy Rosentreader and Nick Jacobson were married April 28, 2012, at the First Presbyterian Church in Broken Bow followed by dinner and dancing at the Municipal Building.
Parents of the bride are Barry and Tracy Rosentreader of Mason City. She is the granddaughter of Orval Rosentreader of Broken Bow.
The groom is the son of Dan and Linda Jacobson of Broken Bow, and the grandson of Helen Jacobson of Valley Springs, SD.
The wedding was officiated by Kathy Salts and Mary Jane Gockley.

Weekend fun abounds for Callaway and Anselmo

June 21, 2012

CALLAWAY - - The activity calendar heats up this weekend, as two Custer County towns will host annual community celebrations - Callaway and Anselmo.
The Callaway Pioneer Picnic will be June 22-24, and includes lots of games and fun activities in Morgan Park Saturday and Sunday. The Seven Valleys Rodeo Association will host its annual rodeo at the arena south of Callaway beginning at 7:30 p.m. Friday and Sunday. There will also be a teen dance Friday after the rodeo.

Bow goes green

June 21, 2012

It’s not easy being’ green’ nor is it cheap. One doesn’t jump into a green project just because it sounds like a good idea. There have to be incentives on the other end.

In 2007, Nebraska a new law created Production Tax Credits (PTC) for Community-Based energy Development or C-BED. State law allows for these incentives because of Nebraska’s unique situation as a public power state.

BBPS salaries approved

June 21, 2012

The key discussion item in Monday’s meeting of the Broken Bow Board of Education was a hot-button topic in just about every business or entity - salaries. The board adjourned into closed session to discuss administrator and classified salaries, and nearly two and a half hours later announced the agreed upon figures.
The board unanimously approved a negotiated agreement with a base salary of $30,500 for the 2012-13 school year, and $31,200 for the 2013-14 school year.

Westerville church closed

June 21, 2012

The oldest church in Custer County officially closed its doors Sunday. The congregation voted unanimously last January to decommission the church.

It was time they said. Their congregation was getting older and the upkeep becoming hard. It wasn’t a decision that came easy, many grew up between its walls, as did their children.

“There have been a lot of lasts this year,” said Denise Kaelin, “the last Christmas Eve service, the Last Lords Supper auction … We knew it was coming.”

June 20th

Broken Bow overpowers Arcadia in win

June 21, 2012

Arcadia just couldn't catch a break.

Broken Bow's bats were too much to handle Wednesday night as the Spirit overpowered their foes, winning 19-9.

Third basemen Tressa Ripp had another fine offensive outing, tallying three singles and one doubles. She had plenty of help around here. Every batter finished with at least one hit and eight of the nine batters had at least one extra base hit.

"I think we had really good base-running and good hitting," shortstop Sydney Holcomb said. "Hannah and Jasmyn did really well on the mound too."

June 18th

Highway 2 project designed for safety

June 18, 2012

From now on if your vehicle crosses the center line while traveling east of Broken Bow on Highway 2, you will know it.
As part of a statewide project, State Highway 2 between Broken Bow and the Custer County line is slated for installation of center line rumble bars. The first portion of that project has already been completed, with the rumble bars installed between Broken Bow and Berwyn.

Community meets for final tribute

June 18, 2012

It was meant to be the final goodbye - a special celebration of the lives of two special men who impacted a school and a community. Mission accomplished.
It was standing room only Monday evening, as hundreds of students, parents, alumni, friends, family and community members packed into the Broken Bow Municipal Auditorium for a final tribute to Coach Zane Harvey and Coach Anthony Blum, killed in a June 1 traffic accident near Ansley. Hosted by Broken Bow Public Schools, Principal Ken Kujath had promised a “positive” celebration service, and that is exactly what it was.

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