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August 14th, 2015

VIDEO: College Football’s Best Wide Receivers For 2015

August 14, 2015

They seem to defy the laws of physics with their eye-popping catches and bursts of speed that would make even The Flash envious. Now, these five receiving marvels are primed to create havoc once again on opposing secondaries across the land. Blink and you may miss these human blurs in action... which is why this Campus Insiders hype video slows them down so you can enjoy their highlights.

In Case You Missed It

August 14, 2015

The Broken Bow Gun Show will be this Saturday and Sunday at the Broken Bow Municipal Auditorium.

The Caring for Colton Fundraiser is Sunday at the Sumner Community Hall.

Also on Sunday, the Orphan Grain Train Fish Feed will be at the Immanuel Lutheran Church in Merna.

See our calendar of events for more information on these events and to see what else is going on in your area.

August 13th

Video: Diaper Depot Fundraiser

August 13, 2015

The Diaper Depot Fundraiser sponsored the by the First Baptist Church in Broken Bow is at the Farmers Market today.

Unclaimed Chief Mugs

August 13, 2015

We still have Chief mugs from last years subscription promotion in our back room.
The following people have a mug:
Larry or Patricia Peters, Maxine Peters, Ron and Shelly Albrecht of Dunning, Pete Boyer of Mullen, Sandhills Pottery of Dunning, Gerry Aschwege of Mullen and Jill Strong of Grand Island.
Please stop in the office to pick up your mugs.

Throwback Thursday from August 24, 2006

August 13, 2015

With the surrounding schools starting to head back to classes, this week we throwback to the August 24, 2006 front page story in the Custer County Chief.

Arnold learning initiative finally becomes a reality. On August 17, 2006 students received their own laptop computer to use at school after a dream three years in the making.

Arnold Public Schools technology coordinator Nicole Badgley is shown giving the students care instructions of their new laptop computers as backpacks are handed out.

August 12th

Vandalism at the Chamber Office

August 12, 2015

Wednesday morning the Chamber staff noticed vandalism in front of their buidling on the east side of the Square. The barrel of flowers that sits outside was heavy, so it would have taken some effort to upset it. The worst part was the burnt flag left in the window.

The Chamber Office have spoken with police.

The staff would like to give a big thank you to our President Todd Lundstrom, who was able to come right away and help clean it up.

August 11th

High School Rodeo at Bassett

August 11, 2015

August 8 and 9 was the first NHSRA 2015-2016 fall rodeo at Bassett.
Saturdays's Boys All Around Champion was Jt Bradley of Brewster. Maddee Doerr of Creighton was Girls All Around on Saturday. Boyd Sawyer of Thedford was Sunday's Boys All Around Champion. The Girls All Around Champion for Sunday was Brittni McCully of Mullen.

JT Bradley of Brewster won the saddle for the All Around Cowboy for the weekend and Jayde Atkins of Broken Bow won the saddle for the All Around Cowgirl.

Unclaimed Photographs

August 11, 2015

These photographs are from our unclaimed basket.

The left picture has the name Elaine Olson. The picture on the right back row; Congressman Smith, Paul Hoos, Sally, and Brionna, front row; Mackenzie, Miranda, Sammi and Isabelle.

Let the people in these pictures know that we have their picture so that they will be able to stop in the office to pick them up.

If you think you may have a unclaimed picture please stop by the Custer County Chief to look in our basket. Our office hours are Monday-Friday 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

August 10th

Coming up this Week

August 10, 2015

A new detour for the 5th Avenue Construction Project will begin Tuesday, August 11. The 5th Avenue and Memorial Drive intersection will only be open to east bound traffic. All other traffic will be detoured to South E Street/HWY 2.

The Food Bank Mobile Food Pantry will be in Broken Bow on Tuesday.

Thursday there is a Diaper Depot Fundraiser in Broken Bow.

See our calendar of events for more information and to see what other events are going on in your area.

August 8th

5th Avenue and Memorial Drive One-Way Traffic

August 8, 2015

Broken Bow, NE - The city of Broken Bow would like to announce that the 5th Avenue Project is moving forward smoothly. The project has now reached the 5th Avenue and Memorial Drive Construction Phase. Beginning on Tuesday, August 11th at 7:00 a.m. the intersection at 5th Avenue and Memorial Drive will be closed to one-way traffic only.

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