June 29th, 2012
Don Davis, Mid-Plains Community College Extended Campus Coordinator in Broken Bow, has announced his retirement effective July 1.
â€śMy time at MPCC has been extremely rewarding, but I am ready to move on to other things,â€ť Davis said.
This is actually the second retirement for the self-proclaimed â€śfarm boy from the Sandhills of Nebraska.â€ť His first retirement came after teaching and counseling students for more than three decades.
The Spirit had been in close games before during this season. None of them went as planned.
In their final game of the season at Tomahawk Park, a seventh-inning rally changed all that.
Broken Bow trailed 7-3 entering the final inning and then put their bats to work. Timely hitting by Tressa Ripp, Karly Boje and Jasmyn Brooks helped seal the 8-7 comeback victory for the Spirit.
The game ended on an RBI single from Brooks.
For complete coverage of this game, check out the July 5 edition of the Custer County Chief.
A two-RBI single by Jake McCormick followed up by an RBI single from Michael Coleman helped Broken Bow secure the West division title Wednesday night.
Broken Bow held off Holdredge for a 9-4 victory. The victory helped them stay undefeated in league play this season. Their overall record stands at 13-2.
While the winning streak for Broken Bow stands at seven games, coach Jerry Pomplun would like to see some more improvements out of the team, particularly on the offensive side.
STAPLETON - - The county seat of Logan County, the small community of Stapleton is surrounded by farms and ranches. It is a quiet little town west of Arnold, but next week the noise level will likely raise as the community celebrates its Centennial.
THEDFORD - - Thedford area sculptor Linda Egle has had the personal goal of creating the lost Haumann girls in bronze for at least 15 years. Linda learned of the girlâ€™s ordeal and she promised herself that some day she would sculpture those two.
Mike and Becky Kaminski, and Joel and Becky Bartak, would like to announce the upcoming marriage of their children, Sarah Kaminski and Evan Bartak.
The couple plans to be married July 21, 2012, at the Broken Bow Berean Church.
Following the wedding, the couple plans to reside in Broken Bow.
Les and Sandi Manning of Broken Bow, are happy to announce the engagement and upcoming marriage of their son, Marcus, to Kristen Ditges, daughter of Jeff and Laura Ditges of Broomfield, Colo.
The future bride graduated in 2006 from the University of Colorado-Boulder, with majors in economics and international affairs. She is the marketing and human resources director for Source Communication LLC in Broomfield, Colo.
Dale and Kathy Dobesh of Ansley, proudly announce the engagement and approaching marriage of their daughter, Julia Amanda Dobesh, to Alex David Bauer, son of Randy and Kim Bauer of McCook.
The bride-to-be is a graduate of Ansley High School and the University of Nebraska at Kearney. She is currently employed at US Bank.
The prospective groom is a graduate of McCook High School and the University of Nebraska at Lincoln. He is currently employed with Farm Credit Services of America.
The couple plans to be married July 28, 2012, in Lincoln.
Shirley Ann Vincent, 79 of Sargent, died Thursday June 21, 2012 at the Golden Living Center in Broken Bow. Services were Monday, June 25, at the Rhoad Funeral Chapel in Sargent, with the Rev. Don Schauda officiating. Burial was at the Mt. Hope Cemetery in Sargent.
Shirley Ann Vincent was born to Willard and Eva (Love) Hurlbert Nov. 10, 1935, at Burwell, and passed away June 21, 2012. at the Golden Living Center in Broken Bow. She lived her childhood in the Taylor/Kent area and also in the Mason City area.
Anna Marie Jahn, age 57, presently of North Platte, died Saturday morning June 23, 2012, at 7:21 a.m., at the Great Plains Regional Medical Center, as the result of a severe fall and stroke.
Anna Marie was born July 12, 1954, in Kansas City, Mo., to Keith and Alyce Mary (Boyd) Jahn and she was the only child of this union. In 1963, the family moved back to Falls City to take over the family trucking business, Jahn Livestock Transportation, which later became Jahn Transportation.