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July 15th, 2015

Kenneth Joe Eacker, 86

July 15, 2015

Kenneth Joe Eacker, 86, formerly of Broken Bow died Friday, July 10, 2015, at Prairie View Gardens, Kearney. Services were Tuesday, July 14 at Govier Brothers in Broken Bow, with the Rev. Ken Hutson officiating. Burial was in Broken Bow Cemetery, with military honors.

Kenny was born Dec. 12, 1928, in Broken Bow, to John and Freida Eacker. Kenny was the second youngest of 14 children.

Mable Lee Kelly, 67

July 15, 2015

Mable Lee Kelly of Anselmo, passed away July 4, 2015, at Golden LivingCenter in Broken Bow.

Funeral services were Thursday, July 9, 2015, at the Broken Bow Cemetery

Memorials are suggested to the family.

Mable was born Feb. 13, 1943, in Arnold to Walter and Elva Babcock. She grew up in the Arnold area. She received her education in Mason City and Broken Bow.

She was united in marriage to Calvin Kelly in 1961.

July 14th

VIDEO: Texas kicker nails an 80-yard field goal

July 14, 2015

Texas kicker nails an 80-yard field goal

Unclaimed Photographs

July 14, 2015

If you know anyone in these pictures please let them know so they can stop by to claim them.

Top right picture has Minden SWC written on the back.
Bottom right picture has Hanson written on the back.

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

Frost is among inductees into Nebraska Football Hall of Fame

July 14, 2015

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Scott Frost, who quarterbacked Nebraska to a share of the national championship in 1997, and four other former Cornhuskers will be inducted into the Nebraska Football Hall of Fame this fall.

Ex-Huskers Demorrio Williams, Josh Bullocks, Jeff Krecji and Harry Wilson also were announced as inductees Thursday.

Brook Berringer, a quarterback on the 1994 and '95 national championship teams, will receive an honorary posthumous induction into the hall.

Groundwater regulators join forces for basin-wide water plan

July 14, 2015

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Some of Nebraska's groundwater regulators are joining forces to ensure that their districts' long-term water supply remains sustainable in dry years.

The Middle Niobrara Natural Resources District board said last week that it has partnered with four neighboring districts within the Niobrara River basin. The river is a popular spot for tourists in an area covering a large portion of northern Nebraska.

July 13th

Events In Your Area this Week

July 13, 2015

Pearson Physical Therapy's Stride Clinic is Tuesday from 3-7 p.m. at 2021 South E Street Broken Bow.

The Custer County Fair starts on Thursday with the Fashion Show beginning at 7 p.m.
See our calendar of events for a schedule of the Fair.

Volunteers Needed

July 13, 2015

The City of Broken Bow has two vacancies for the Planning Commission Board. This vacancy will have a three year term. Duties for the Planning Commission are making and adopting plans for the physical development of the city. The commission prepares and adopts a capital improvement program, subdivision regulations, building codes, and zoning ordinances. They may grant conditional uses or special exceptions to property owners for the special or conditional use of their property if it is among those uses specifically identified in the zoning ordinance.

July 10th

VIDEO: Confederate Flag Removed from SC Statehouse

July 10, 2015

The Confederate flag was lowered from the grounds of the South Carolina Statehouse on Friday, marking a stunning political reversal in a state where many thought the rebel banner would fly indefinitely

In Case You Missed It

July 10, 2015

This weekend in Broken Bow All School Alumni Weekend, D.C. Lynch Carnival and The Road to Recovery Ride Benefit for Deb Sonnichsen.

Litchfield Old Settlers Picnic and All School Alumni is this weekend.

Arnold is hosting a motorcycle rally Saturday and Sunday.

Check out our calendar of events for more information.

The Broken Bow Homecoming parade will start at 1:45 at the school and proceed south on 9th street....
The Associated Press Nebraska high school football rankings in Classes A through D2. Listings...
ROSEMONT, Ill. (AP) — The Big Ten Conference has changed the time of Michigan's game at Maryland to...