Editor's Note: Thank you to the Institute of Agriculture Research from the University of Nebraska for the following article.
By Karma Larsen, Nebraska National Forest and Dan Moser IANR
"For in the true nature of things, if we rightly consider, every green tree is far more glorious than if it were made of gold and silver." Martin Luther
Elm Creek 62, S-E-M 23
South Loup 64, SMC 48
Stuart 40, Twin Loup 30
The Ansley-Litchfield vs. Sandhills/Thedford score was not available via NSAA. Check back later for that score as well as full details on all games in the next edition of the Custer County Chief.
Sandhills/Thedford 42, Ansley-Litchfield 36
South Loup 38, SMC 35
Stuart 50, Twin Loup 36
S-E-M 42, Elm Creek 31
The Broken Bow vs. Minden score was not yet reported to the NSAA. Check back later for that score as well as full details in the next edition of the Custer County Chief.
This past summer, the heat arrived and the rain went away. All of Nebraska and about two-thirds of the United States was left in a crippling drought. The drought caused corn, Nebraska’s biggest cash-crop, to take a serious hit. Despite higher prices, the Nebraska Corn Board’s latest estimates are that Nebraska’s corn crop will be worth about $240 million less this year than last year’s.
Plammers & Saddle Plammers
CWC 64 Arcadia 34
Loomis 46 S-E-M 29
Loup City 46 Anselmo-Merna 39
Mullen 30 SMC 17
Sutherland 55 Broken Bow 32
Broken Bow 62 Sutherland 37
Burwell 70 Sandhills/Thedford 43
Loomis 40 S-E-M 33
CWC 40 Arcadia 22
Loup City 60 Anselmo-Merna 31
Mullen 57 SMC 42
Sumner-Eddyville Miller opened its season against the Wolves from Loomis. The Wolves came away with the 46-29 victory. See the full story in the next edition of the Custer County Chief.
Arcadia opened its basketball season Thursday night against Chambers Wheeler-Central. The Huskies held a 14-12 lead at halftime, but the Renegades opened up the second half on an 8-2 run and didn't look back, taking the game 40-22. See the full story in the next Custer County Chief.
ORD - - The trial of a former Ord man accused in the 1989 murder of Cathy Beard will proceed as scheduled - just not in Valley County. District Judge Karin Noakes sustained a motion by the defense for a change of venue, relocating the trial from Ord, the county seat of Valley County, to St. Paul, the county seat of Howard County.