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February 7th, 2013

No challenge too daunting ...

February 7, 2013

There is a certain amount of anxiety that just naturally seems to come with the anticipated arrival of a first child. But about half way through their first pregnancy, Cassie and TR Anderson received news that raised that level of anxiety to a whole new level.

Local woman selected for TV show

February 7, 2013

Kimaree (Behrends) Woodward admits she was not like alot of other girls growing up. While other girls were playing house, Kimaree was learning how to shoot guns and bows and arrows.
She says she has always been an “outdoors woman”, and when her dad happened to run across a TV show dedicated to women just like her, he immediately called her and told her about it.

Tuesday night basketball stats

February 7, 2013

Ansley-Litchfield boys vs Cedar Valley

Ansley-Litchfield 42 Cedar Valley 24

Tyson Howard 16 points
Sam Reynolds 8
Austin Rohde 6
Garrett Amsberry 6
Landon Rohde 2
Caleb Unick 2
Trevor Scott 1
Tanner Snow 1

S-E-M girls vs Twin Loup
Twin Loup 40 S-EM 38

Baley Swanson 13
Miranda Pierce 9
Rachel Ibach 6
Alicia Pierce 5
Shaylee Burr 3
Kristen Karlberg 2

Twin Loup
Alex Hart-17
Jackie Lewis 7
Tristan Kirwan 6
Monica Keith 6
Becca Clark 4

Arcadia girls vs Palmer
Arcadia 28 Palmer 51

Shayla Trotter 15
Elizabeth Einspar 4
Lindsey Trotter 3

Broken Bow boys basketball correction

February 7, 2013

It was reported in the Feb. 7 edition of the Custer County Chief that the Broken Bow boys basketball team lost to Ogallala 59-39. Broken Bow was actually the winner of the game 59-39. The Chief apologizes for the error and any confusion it may have caused,

February 4th

Area students rally in support of one of their own

February 4, 2013

LITCHFIELD - - There are times when two teams meeting for a competition becomes more than just a game. Friday, Feb. 25, was one of those times.
Ansley-Litchfield and Arcadia were squaring off in a basketball game that night. However, the game itself is likely not what most people in attendance will remember. With these three communities being in such close proximity with each other, most of the students in these schools know each other - or at least of each other.

February 1st

Knights, Lady Broncos win LVC crowns

February 2, 2013

The Sandhills/Thedford boys basketball team and Mullen girls team, cut down the nets once again, becoming the 2013 LVC champions. Sandhills/Thedford won 54-39 and the Mullen girls won 42-31. Ansley-Litchfield took 3rd place for the girls side and South Loup beat Anselmo-Merna for 3rd place on the boys side

Siblings show flaw in Nebraska foster care system

February 1, 2013

LINCOLN – Two siblings from the Scottsbluff area spent much of their youth in the Nebraska foster care system, but had different lives.
Sarah Peters, 22, left the foster care system at 16 when a couple became her guardian. She lost their support at 19 because they adopted a baby, and she was no longer eligible for state  medical assistance. She had to drop out of pre-med school because of a $10,000 hospital bill.

LVC Basketball Tournament Semi- Finals Scoreboard

February 1, 2013

Girls scoreboard:

Mullen 46 Twin Loup 32
Sandhills/Thedford 52 Ansley-Litchfield 49

Boys Scoreboard:

Mullen 47 South Loup 40
Sandhills/Thedford 63 Anselmo-Merna 39

Boys Championship matchup: Sandhills/Thedford vs. Mullen
Girls Championship matchup: Sandhills/Thedford vs. Mullen

Boys 3rd place game: South Loup vs. Anselmo-Merna
Girls 3rd Place game: Twin Loup vs. Ansley-Litchfield.

Debates loom over 2nd amendment

February 1, 2013

•Local instructors say education, not restrictions, is key

As debates over proposed gun control laws continue to be waged on the national, state and local levels, a lively discussion over gun and ammunition control legislation took place during a Judiciary Committee hearing of the Nebraska Legislature just last week.
Among the bills discussed was LB50, introduced by Sen. Brad Ashford of Omaha. The bill would hold gun owners civilly liable for damages resulting from the unreasonable placement of a firearm where a minor or mentally handicapped individual could get it.

January 31st

Two hospitalized following head-on

January 31, 2013

MERNA -- Authorities aren’t exactly for sure what caused the head-on collision on State Highway 2 south of Merna Tuesday morning.
Ambulances and rescue crews from Merna and Broken Bow responded to the 8 a.m. call and the drivers of each vehicle were transported from the scene. Life Flight was called back due to the weather.

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