Bill Bruce, age 83, of Broken Bow, died Saturday, Aug. 18, 2012, at Jennie Melham Memorial Medical Center in Broken Bow.
Funeral services were Wednesday, Aug. 22, at the Berean Church in Broken Bow with Pastor Larry DeMoss officiating. Burial was in the Broken Bow Cemetery, with Govier Brothers Mortuary of Broken Bow in charge of arrangements. Donations may be made to your favorite charity.
Alice Yavaun Gunther, 81, passed away in her Denver home of more than 50 years, Aug. 20, 2012. Alice was born Jan. 19, 1931, in Oconto.
She married Bernard Gunther Oct. 11, 1948.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Vere and Opal Preston; and brother, Bernard Preston.
Glenn Clark was formally appointed Custer Countyâ€™s County Attorney, at least for the next 45 days.
It is up to the Custer County Board of Supervisors to fill the position being vacated by Tami Schendt as she steps into the job of County Judge. There are two years left on her previous appointment. Clark is the current Deputy County Attoney.
In a letter to the Supervisors, Clark stated that he would accept a 45-day appointment but that he was not interested in the job on a permanent basis. The County Clerk has started advertising for the position.
In other business, the Supervisors:
22nd Annual Callaway Kite Flight
CALLAWAY - - In late summer, kites fill the sky and crowds fill the community during the Annual Callaway Kite Flight Labor Day weekend, Sept. 1-2. This event, sanctioned by the American Kite Association, brings guests from across the country and overseas to fly, display and watch kites
ANSELMO --- The Andersons, Inc., officially opened their newly constructed 3.8 million bushel elevator in Custer County Aug. 27, celebrating the event with a formal ribbon cutting, speeches, and then dinner.
Gothenburg def. Broken Bow, 23-25, 25-16, 25-12, 25-15 (3-1)
Mullen def. South Loup, 25-17, 25-13, 22-25, 25-23 (3-1)
Check out the website in the next couple days for further information as well as the next edition of the Custer County Chief.
Sumner-Eddyville-Miller got its season off to a successful start Thursday night. The Mustangs downed Wilcox-Hedrith, winning the first game 25-22 and the second game 25-18. They then went on to defeat Elwood in two games, winning 25-13 and 25-19. For more coverage, please check out the next edition of the Custer County Chief.
Each Golfer on the Broken Bow girls golf team shot a personal best today as the team finished with a total score of 473.
Broken Bow Individual scores as well as team standings follow:
Kaleigh Page 52, 54 - 106
Jill Oatman 54-55 - 109
Jessica Littlejohn 58-62 - 120
Alexzandria Fielder 75-70 - 145
Taya Klein 67-71 - 138
Team Total 473
Overall Team Standings
1. Grand Island- 340
2. Hastings St. Cecilia- 370
3. Gibbon- 372
4. Columbus Scotus- 385
5. Minden- 388
6. Superior- 415
7. Adams Central- 419
8. Central City- 422
9. Doniphan Trumbull- 433
SARGENT -- Twin Loup hosted rival Ansley-Litchfield as well as Anselmo-Merna in the season-opening triangular.
The first game featured Twin Loup and Anselmo-Merna. The Coyotes kept it close before the Wolves pulled away to win the first game 25-19. Alex Hart had two kills and two aces in the first game. She was helped out by junior Becca Clark's three aces. Junior Tristan Kirwan and sophomore Jackie Lewis also had an ace each.
Junior Heather Davis had three kills for the Coyotes in the first game.
For as long as many of us can remember, Lance Armstrong has dedicated his mind, body and soul to the sport of cycling and not much else.
His Livestrong Foundation, which can be advertised in pretty much every way imaginable has raised over $400 million dollars toward cancer research since its innagural year of 1997.
In the wake of another set of steriod accusations, Armstrong has decided not to fight it any longer
He has been banned from the sport that has literally been his life. Armstrong has also been stripped of his seven Tour De France titles.