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Dec. 28 Basketball scoreboard

December 28, 2012

Girls Basketball Scoreboard:
ENLS 40 Ansley-Litchfield 27
Sandhills/Thedford 47 Cambridge 27 (OT)
Sandy Creek 65 Broken Bow 19
Arcadia vs Twin Loup and Broken Bow vs Wood River reported yet.

Dec. 28 Basketball scoreboard

December 28, 2012

Boys Scoreboard:
Ansley-Litchfield 56 Heartland Lutheran 39
Sandy Creek 50 Broken Bow 35 (Ord Tourney)
Sandhills/Thedford 32 Cambridge 29
Arcadia vs Twin Loup Score not reported yet

Bow grad shares Sandhills stories in first novel

December 28, 2012

Here in the newspaper business we have a saying - “everybody has a story.” Broken Bow native Betty Akin has lots of stories, and is ready to tell them.
Becoming an author was not something Betty had ever really thought about. After graduating from Broken Bow High School, Betty went off to Queen Anne’s School of Cosmetology in Kearney with some of her classmates, pursuing the dream of being a hairdresser.
After graduating from cosmetology school, Betty married a rancher and moved to the Brewster area. Word of the new “professional” in the area traveled fast.

Bow man charged with four felonies

December 28, 2012

It was a full docket of criminal cases as Custer County District Court convened Dec. 20, under Judge Karin Noakes.
Zachary R. Martinez, 18 of Broken Bow, appeared for arraignment in two separate cases. In his first case, Martinez is charged with : count 1 - first degree false imprisonment; count 2 - terroristic threats; count 3 - criminal attempt, distribution of a controlled substance.

December 27th

Taylin Marie Tobias

December 27, 2012

Taylin Marie Tobias was born Nov. 15, 2012 at Good Samaritan Hospital in Kearney. She is the daughter of Kash and Emily (Stoltenberg) Tobias of Sargent. She weighed 7 pounds, 15 ounces and was 21 inches long.
Her grandparents are Todd and Michele Stoltenberg and Kasey and Kathy Tobias, all of Sargent. Great-grandparents include Ken and Shirley Stoltenberg and Edward and Gloria Schmuecker, all of Atkinson, Zac and Roberta Tobias of Sargent, and Maynard and Joan Scholl of Elgin.

Nola (Leach) Rosentrater, 78

December 27, 2012

Nola G.(Leach) Rosentrater was born in Lantry, S.D., March 19, 1934, to Mildred A. and Conrad A. Leach.
Her parents and two brothers, Darrel C. Leach and Dale L. Leach, preceded her in home-going.
She is survived by four brothers, Robert E. Leach, Allen L. Leach, Eddie L. Leach, and Paul E. Leach; and three sisters, Donna M. Paden, Carol L. Traube and Joyce I. Baars .

Robert Blair, 67

December 27, 2012

Robert A. Blair, 67, passed away Nov. 24, 2012, in Napa, Calif. He was born Jan. 7, 1945, in Omaha, to Arlene and Ralph Blair.
Bob spent many years in Broken Bow, graduating from Broken Bow High School in 1963. He attended Dana College in Blair, however his focus was on flying. While working at New Holland in Grand Island, he pursued his goal and was employed by Grand Island Aviation Center.

Elsie Kraus, 95

December 27, 2012

Funeral Services for Elsie L. Kraus will be conducted from the United Methodist Church in Eddyville, Thursday, Dec. 27, 2012, at 10:30 a.m. with the Rev. Doug Jones officiating. Interment will be in the Jewell Cemetery in Dawson County, southeast of Eddyville.
Elsie L. Kraus, 95 years of age, of rural Eddyville, passed away Friday, Dec. 21, 2012, following a brief illness at the Good Samaritan Hospital in Kearney.

Donations needed for Oconto family

December 27, 2012

OCONTO - - Local fire fighters fought to save the home of an Oconto family early Wednesday morning, but by the time they arrived at the scene it was too late. The Ron and Janelle Alspaugh family was able to escape the home without injury, but lost everything they had in the blaze.

December 26th

Dates announced for 2013 Polar Bear Tank Race

December 26, 2012

MULLEN - - The Sandhills Journey Scenic Byway is excited to announce the dates of the 6th Annual Polar Bear Tank Race. This unique fun-filled event will be March 1st and 2nd on the Middle Loup River north of Mullen.
Teams of four to eight members race down the river in stock tanks with winning teams determined by time. The event kicks off Friday evening with team registration and a chili cook-off. Chili entries from communities along the Sandhills Journey Scenic Byway are taste tested by tank racers and winners selected in the categories of taste, theme, and decorations.

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