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June 29th, 2015
Halsey, NE â€“Â The Gaston Bridge on the Bessey Ranger District will be receiving necessary repairs starting June 30 and concluding on July 3. The bridge is located approximately 2 miles east of Thedford, NE on Gaston Road #259, where it crosses the Middle Loop River. The Gaston Road is the west entrance to the ranger district.
The construction scheduled for this week will be the following:
Pour South half of South B street intersection.
Pour east half of 5th Ave from 109+75 to 111+23.
Pour radii and driveways and sidewalks at South B intersection.
Move to North B street intersection.
Myers plans to move to the North B intersection and begin removals next week. JEO will be staking on Tuesday (7/6).
Sports Illustrated's Chris Mannix and Luke Winn explain which moves they liked following the 2015 NBA draft, and which moves left them scratching their heads.
This weekend is Big Sky Jubilee in Anselmo. Also this weekend is Callaway's Pioneer Picnic.
See our calendar of events for more information on these events and to see what is happening around you.
This picture appeared in the June 26, 1975 issue of the Custer County Chief.
Spectators view wreckage of an 18-car train derailment which occurred just eat of Ansley Monday about 6:20 p.m.
An investigation is continuing into the cause of the derailment, which damaged 10 of the 18 care. The coal cars were twisted, overturned and jammed into the ground. One car was rammed with a portion of the rail.
Trains were re-routed during the clean-up, expected to take 48 hours.
The gas leak we reported on earlier has been resolved.
The area is now open. Residents are able to their homes, but first must contact Source Gas at 1-800-563-0012 before reentering their houses.
Traffic is being controlled on Highway 2 in Broken Bow, near the Custer County Courthouse. A gas leak has been detected and emergency personnel are on scene. According to an individual who lives in that area, residents are being asked to evacuate their homes if they live between the Courthouse and the Catholic Church until further notice. City Hall is available for those residents if needed.
A repair crew from Hastings has been notified and will soon be on their way. The situation will take time to clear up. Please have patience. Initial estimates have ranged 5-8 hours.
If anyone receives a call from Sterling Business Promotion out of Grand Prairie, TX they are not working with the Broken Bow Chamber of Commerce. They have never contacted us and if and when the Chamber would decide to do a promotion like this you would have heard about it in the Chamber newsletter and the Chamber official E-blasts from us first.
I thank a concerned member who thought to call us and ask about this.
Donnis J. Hueftle-Bullock
Broken Bow Chamber of Commerce
444 South 8th Avenue
Broken Bow, NE 68822
Pictures from our unclaimed photographs basket. If you know who these belong to, call them to see if they would like to stop in our office to get them.
The picture on the left has the name Shirley Kelley written on it. Names appearing on the back of the picture in the right hand column from top: Reggie Ripp, Hannah Evans and Bob and Nancy Harrold.
If you have a picture that you have dropped off and never picked up, stop by the office to look through our unclaimed basket.
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An important shift is occurring with credit card payment technology that might impact your business -- and the U.S. Small Business Administration is offering a webinar to help business oweners navigate the upcoming transition from magnetic stripe to chip card technology (also known as "EMV" - for Europay, MasterCard, & Visa). The chip-based cards used in EMV are considered to be an improvement over commonly used cards with magnetic stripes when it comes to fraud prevention.