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March 29th, 2012

Dorothy Pollard, 93

March 29, 2012

Dorothy Drake Pollard, age 93, formerly of Milburn area, died Tuesday, March 20, 2012, at the Valley County Hospital in Ord.
Funeral services were Friday, March 23, at Govier Brothers Mortuary in Broken Bow with the Rev. Don Schauda officiating. Burial was in the Moulton Cemetery west of Taylor Memorials may be given to the Dorothy Pollard Memorial Fund. Govier Brothers Mortuary of Broken Bow was in charge of arrangements.

Chelsey Jones & Jacob Hueftle

March 29, 2012

Gregg and Stephanie Jones, and Nolan and Julie Hueftle, all of Broken Bow, proudly announce the engagement and approaching marriage of their children, Chelsey Jones and Jacob Hueftle.
Grandparents of the bride are Jim and Pat Jones of Broken Bow, and Marge and the late Lloyd Cathcart of Medford, Ore. Grandparents of the groom are Karl and Janice Hueftle of Cozad, and Bonnie and the late Jack Conrad of Albion.

Amanda Hunt & Stephen Bristol

March 29, 2012

Amanda Rae Hunt and Stephen Dean Bristol announce their plans to be married May 26, 2012, in Kearney.
Amanda is the daughter of Robert Hunt of Waverly, Iowa, and Kathy Hunt (Teel) of Lexington. Her grandparents are Bonnie Flint, Del Teel, Barb Kugel and the late Thomas Hunt.
The bride-elect is a 2008 graduate of Kearney High School and is a student at the University of Nebraska-Kearney. She is employed at Pane Bello.

Megan Einemann & Chad Hempstead

March 29, 2012

Larry and Paula Einemann of Lincoln, and Danny and Cindy Hempstead of Anselmo, proudly announce the engagement and upcoming marriage of their children, Megan Rose Einemann and Chad Wayne Hempstead.
The bride-elect is a 2002 graduate of Lincoln High School, and a 2006 graduate of Nebraska Wesleyan University with a bachelor of arts in history. She is currently employed as a bookkeeper for Nebraska Investment Services in Lincoln.

Berean Ladies to host luncheon Saturday

March 29, 2012

Jean Hoffman of Battle Creek, Iowa will be the featured speaker during the Broken Bow Berean Church's Ladies Spring Luncheon Saturday, March 31. The luncheon will begin at noon at the Broken Bow Municipal Building. This year's theme is "Walking with Christ" with the theme verse of Isaiah 40:11- "He tends his flock like a shepherd: He gathers the lambs in his arms and carries them close to his heart; he gently
leads those that have young."

PTA raises thousands for BB schools

March 29, 2012

The old adage, “it takes a village to raise a child”, has been taken to heart by one group of Broken Bow school district parents. The Broken Bow PTA has come a long way from the Harper Valley days Jeannie C. Riley sang about!
Thanks to the efforts of the Broken Bow PTA, the school district has been able to acquire technology equipment and support programs they may have otherwise not had the ability to do. Throughout just the past few years the group has raised literally thousands of dollars for the schools and spearheaded major projects such as the playground at Custer.

Petition drive works - NDOR agrees to lower speed

March 29, 2012

Custer County received word early this week that the effort to reduce the speed limit on West Highway 2 coming into Broken Bow was successful.
Nebraska Department of Roads Director Monty Fredrickson sent a letter to the Custer County Commissioners stating that changes will be coming to the section of highway beginning at mile marker 276, west of Grassland Veterinary Hospital. The plan is to reduce the speed limit from 65 mph to 55 mph at that mile marker.

Broken Bow Track Competes at Hastings Invite

March 29, 2012

The Indians got off to a decent start to their track season at the Hastings Invite on Friday. The mens team finished 5th while the womens team placed 6th.

It was senior Cody Dierking and junior Tanner Briggs highlighting the day for the mens side.
Dierking paced his way to a victory in the 1600 meter run with a time of 4:41.24. Briggs came up with a victory in the 110 meter hurdles with a time of 16.16.

Briggs also earned another point for his team with a 6th place finish in the 300 meter hurdles.

St. Patricks Invite results

March 29, 2012

Hershey-St.Patricks High School Invite

Mens Varsity
1. South Loup-106
2. North Platte St. Patrick's-97
3. Paxton-79
4. Hershey-58
5. Brady-47
6.Stapleton-McPherson Co.-42
8. Maxwell-27
9. Anselmo-Merna-26
10. Mullen-15
11. Sandhills-Thedford
12. Wallace-0

Events in which area high school athletes placed in the top six:
100 meter dash
1. Derek Hildebrandt-South Loup-11.20
3. Zane Ellis- South Loup-11.30
5. Tanner Cline-South Loup-11.70
6. Trey Gilligan-Anselmo-Merna-11.80

200 meter dash
2. Taylor Linegar-South Loup-23.20

March 28th

Names released in Bow plane crash fatality

March 28, 2012

According to the Custer County SheriffĂ­s Office, the March 28, 2012, plane
crash northwest of the Broken Bow Airport claimed the life of passenger John L Webb, age 48, of Huntsville, Texas. The pilot, Dustin L. Webb, age 33, also of Huntsville survived.

The crash occurred at approximately 1:30 p.m.

The six-passenger Beech twin engine aircraft is registered out of
Huntsville, and is privately owned. The plane and its occupants were
returning to Texas from North Dakota at the time of the crash.

The FAA has taken over the investigation, so any further questions should

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