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August 20th, 2015

Town Hall Meeting

August 20, 2015

Town hall meeting in Broken Bow going on now at the Tumbleweed with Gov. Pete Ricketts.

Broken Bow Goes Back to School

August 20, 2015

Students in Broken Bow head back to school today. Be extra careful driving today and watch out for kids crossing the streets.

Throwback Thursday from August 26, 1999

August 20, 2015

The demolition derby in Broken Bow is coming up August 22, so today we throwback to the the August 26, 1999 edition of the Custer County Chief.
Crunch 'em up action featured at derby.
Getting the vehicle ready for the next go-around, was part of the action Saturday night at Demolition Derby in Broken Bow. The pit crew for Grep Penny's car are pictured from left, Travis Slagle, Charlie Olson, Dan Burnett, Shawn Brandt, Neal Olson, Tyke Arnold and Penny.

August 19th

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.