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August 19th, 2015

3.6 Earthquake

August 19, 2015

A 3.6 magnitude earthquake happened 22 miles SE of Thedford early Wednesday morning.

August 18th

Early Deadline for the September 10 Edition

August 18, 2015

Due to the Labor Day Holiday there will be an early deadline for the September 10 edition of the Custer County Chief. The deadline to get things in that edition is Friday September 4 at noon.
The Chief office will be closed Monday, September 7.

Unclaimed Photographs

August 18, 2015

These pictures are from our unclaimed basket. If you know anyone in these pictures, please let them know that we have their picture so that they will be able to stop in the office to pick it up.

If you think you may have a unclaimed picture please stop by the Custer County Chief to look in our basket. Our office hours are Monday-Friday 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

August 17th

Coming up this Week

August 17, 2015

Tuesday is the Custer County Corn Growers Summer Crop Tour. Also on Tuesday is Arcadia Public Schools Annual Open House.
Thursday schools starts in Broken Bow.

August 14th

Riley isn't naming 5 Nebraska players suspended for opener

August 14, 2015

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Five Nebraska players have been suspended for the September 5 opener against BYU for violating team rules.

Coach Mike Riley announced the suspensions after practice Thursday night. He said he wouldn't name the suspended players at this time but might by the week of the opener. He said "it will become obvious as the kickoff occurs."

Riley also announced that receiver Sam Burtch and cornerback Chris Jones had knee surgeries this week. No timetable is set for their returns. He also said running back Jordan Stevenson didn't practice because of a bad ankle.

VIDEO: College Football’s Best Wide Receivers For 2015

August 14, 2015

They seem to defy the laws of physics with their eye-popping catches and bursts of speed that would make even The Flash envious. Now, these five receiving marvels are primed to create havoc once again on opposing secondaries across the land. Blink and you may miss these human blurs in action... which is why this Campus Insiders hype video slows them down so you can enjoy their highlights.

In Case You Missed It

August 14, 2015

The Broken Bow Gun Show will be this Saturday and Sunday at the Broken Bow Municipal Auditorium.

The Caring for Colton Fundraiser is Sunday at the Sumner Community Hall.

Also on Sunday, the Orphan Grain Train Fish Feed will be at the Immanuel Lutheran Church in Merna.

See our calendar of events for more information on these events and to see what else is going on in your area.

August 13th

Video: Diaper Depot Fundraiser

August 13, 2015

The Diaper Depot Fundraiser sponsored the by the First Baptist Church in Broken Bow is at the Farmers Market today.

Unclaimed Chief Mugs

August 13, 2015

We still have Chief mugs from last years subscription promotion in our back room.
The following people have a mug:
Larry or Patricia Peters, Maxine Peters, Ron and Shelly Albrecht of Dunning, Pete Boyer of Mullen, Sandhills Pottery of Dunning, Gerry Aschwege of Mullen and Jill Strong of Grand Island.
Please stop in the office to pick up your mugs.

Throwback Thursday from August 24, 2006

August 13, 2015

With the surrounding schools starting to head back to classes, this week we throwback to the August 24, 2006 front page story in the Custer County Chief.

Arnold learning initiative finally becomes a reality. On August 17, 2006 students received their own laptop computer to use at school after a dream three years in the making.

Arnold Public Schools technology coordinator Nicole Badgley is shown giving the students care instructions of their new laptop computers as backpacks are handed out.

The Broken Bow Homecoming parade will start at 1:45 at the school and proceed south on 9th street....
The Associated Press Nebraska high school football rankings in Classes A through D2. Listings...
ROSEMONT, Ill. (AP) — The Big Ten Conference has changed the time of Michigan's game at Maryland to...