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October 17th, 2014

Nebraska-Northwestern preview capsule

October 17, 2014

No. 19 NEBRASKA (5-1, 1-1 Big Ten) at NORTHWESTERN (3-3, 2-1), 7:30 p.m. EDT (Big Ten Network)

Line: Nebraska by 6 1/2.
Series Record: Nebraska leads 5-2.

WHAT'S AT STAKE
Both teams are trying to stay in the thick of the Big Ten West race. Nebraska came up short against Michigan State 27-22 two weeks ago and Northwestern fell at Minnesota last week. Minnesota and Iowa lead the division at 2-0.

KEY MATCHUP

Third Grade Adventure

October 17, 2014

Adams Land and Cattle and Broken Bow’s third grade class celebrated a milestone this past week. This is the 20th year that the corporation has taken the class under its wing in a partnership program between the company and Broken Bow Public Schools. Part of their sponsorship includes a day trip to the company’s South Lot.

“I love interacting with the kids,” said tour guide, ALCC employee and third grade mom Stephanie Miller, “especially the kids who have never been around corn or beef.”

Thursday's high volleyball scores; Broken Bow tops Shelton in three sets

October 17, 2014

VOLLEYBALL
Allen def. Winside, 25-20, 25-22, 25-19
Arapahoe def. Medicine Valley, 20-25, 25-12, 25-14, 25-16
Broken Bow def. Shelton, 25-13, 25-17, 25-14
Bruning-Davenport/Shickley def. High Plains Community, 25-19, 25-13, 23-25, 25-15
Columbus def. Hastings, 25-17, 25-17, 14-25, 14-25, 15-10
Columbus Scotus def. Archbishop Bergan, 25-15, 25-8, 25-14
Creek Valley def. Peetz, Colo., 26-28, 29-27, 25-17, 25-18
Creighton def. Bloomfield, 25-20, 25-11, 25-13
Crofton def. Guardian Angels, 21-25, 22-25, 25-21, 25-23, 15-13

October 16th

Randy Martinez, 23

October 16, 2014

Randy Martinez, age 23 of Broken Bow died Sunday Oct. 5, 2014, from injuries received in an automobile accident near Eddyville.

Funeral services were Friday, Oct. 10, 2014, at Govier Brothers Mortuary in Broken Bow with Minister Kathy Salts officiating. Burial will be at a later date in Wyoming.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be given to the family to help with final expenses.

Randy Daniel Martinez Jr. was born Jan. 31, 1991, at Laramie, Wyo., to Randy Daniel Martinez and Sheila Menning.

Lester Elliot Baller, 101

October 16, 2014

Lester Elliot Baller, a resident of Heritage Hall for the last five years, passed away Oct. 10, 2014, at Heritage Hall. Lester celebrated his 101st birthday Aug. 12, 2014.

Lester was born on Aug. 12, 1913, to Frank and Ethel “Lizzy” (Elliot) Baller in York County, near McCool Junction. Lester had one brother and one sister. He grew up in the Callaway and Broken Bow area.

Lester was united in marriage to Helen Glendy June 1, 1935. To this union three children were born: a son, Lesley; and two daughters, Anita Kay and Rita Joy.

Joseph J. Knott, 87

October 16, 2014

Joseph J. Knott, 87 of Albion, passed away Wednesday, Oct. 8, 2014 at the Wolf Memorial Good Samaritan Home in Albion.

Funeral services were Saturday, Oct. 11, 2014, at the United Methodist Church in Albion, with the Rev. K.F. Kaleuati officiating. Interment followed at Rose Hill Cemetery in Albion, with military rites conducted by American Legion Post 162 and VFW Post 736 of Albion.

Levander Funeral Home of Albion is in charge of arrangements.

Memorials are suggested to the family’s choice.

Dolores M. Gilmore, 79

October 16, 2014

Dolores Maxine Mason was born Aug. 18, 1935 to Vada Beryl Stirrat and Fred Floyd Mason.

Dolores was the third child of 13. Dolores lived in several towns before the family settled in Callaway when she was 14.

Dolores stayed with an aunt in Pawnee City through high school and graduated in 1953. After graduation she was employed as a Lab Tech by Doctors Anderson and Stewart.

While in Pawnee City she met her husband, they were married in 1954, they were later divorced.

To this union five sons were born, Fred LeRoy, Paul Otis, Dale Wayne, Joel Glen and Kurt Alan.

James Joseph Grady, 70

October 16, 2014

Sutton, resident James Joseph Grady, 70, passed away Friday, Oct. 10, 2014, at Fairview Manor in Fairmont.

Memorial services were Wednesday, Oct. 15, 2014, at Sutton Memorial Chapel in Sutton, with the Rev. Martha Nordt officiating.

Memorial contributions may be directed to the Stanton, Rescue Squad or the donor’s choice.

Condolences may be left at www.suttonmemorial.com

Arlene L. Dew, 83

October 16, 2014

Arlene Dew departed this earth for her Heavenly Home Oct. 9. 2014, at the age of 83.

She received loving care at the Life Care Center of Cheyenne, Wyo., during the waning years of her life.

Born in Valentine, Arlene was the eldest daughter of George and Mildred Schmidt.

She grew up with her parents and five siblings on a farm in rural South Dakota She graduated from Winner High School in South Dakota in 1949. After graduation, Arlene was employed by the Cherry County Treasurer’s Office in Valentine.

Her favorite sports were baseball and football. Arlene

October 15th

NFL star, former Husker, turns down plea bargain

October 15, 2014

AMOUNT HOLLY, N.J. (AP) — A former NFL star and his mother will go to trial next year in a mortgage fraud case after they turned down plea deals that called for state prison terms.

Irving Fryar and Allene McGhee rejected the deals Tuesday during a state Superior Court hearing. They're charged with conspiring to steal money through a mortgage scam run by William Barksdale, who has been sentenced to 20 months in federal prison.

Their trial is scheduled to start Feb. 3.

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