Latest News and Sports from Chadrad.com http://www.chadrad.com Local news and sports stories from Chadron and the surrounding tri-state area. (Neb.)-Criminal Mischief Call Leads To Arrest In Chadron http://www.chadrad.com/newsstory.cfm?story=34351 (Chadron)-A criminal mischief call to the Chadron Police Department led to a warrant arrest Wednesday evening.   According to Chadron Police Department’s Lieutenant Officer Rick Hickstein, Pine Ridge resident Richard Roy was arrested on a warrant out of Box Butte County.   The outstanding warrant was for driving under a... (Neb.)-Severe Weather Reminder From The Chadron Police Department http://www.chadrad.com/newsstory.cfm?story=34334 (CHADRON)-Even though it is late July, Tuesday evening was a reminder that despite hot weather, the community still faces the threat of severe thunderstorms and tornadoes. Based on a citizen’s report of a possible tornado and information that the National Weather Service Office in Cheyenne was observing on radar, a... (Neb.)-Chadron City Council Votes No On Advancing Swimming Pool Project http://www.chadrad.com/newsstory.cfm?story=34298 (Chadron)-The Chadron City Council voted no on placing the city sales and use tax issue on the November ballot for funding the proposed swimming pool project.   The council heard several city residents Monday night who approved of allowing this issue to come to a public vote. Many residents spoke... (Neb.)-Toadstool Road Is Now Open Following Bridge Construction http://www.chadrad.com/newsstory.cfm?story=34290 Photo: The completed bridge construction on Toadstool Road will make places such as Toadstool Geologic Park (pictured) easier to access once again. ------------------------------- (CRAWFORD)-Construction of the Sand Creek Bridge on Toadstool Road north of Crawford is complete and now open to the public. Portions of Toadstool Road and the bridge have been... (Neb.)-Women's Ranch Rodeo In Crawford This Weekend http://www.chadrad.com/newsstory.cfm?story=34280 (CRAWFORD)-The second annual Cowgirl Swank Women's Ranch Rodeo will be held in Crawford this weekend. Listen to the recorded story for more. (Questions? Comments? E-mail news@chadrad.com.) (Copyright 2014 KCSR/Chadrad Communications, Inc. May not be reproduced in any form without permission.)   (Neb.)-Bands On Bordeaux Features http://www.chadrad.com/newsstory.cfm?story=34256 (CHADRON)-In case you’re not sure what your plans for Thursday evening are, you might want to head on over to the 100 block of Bordeaux Street in Chadron for Bands on Bordeaux. The event runs from 6:00-9:00 p.m. and will feature live music, children’s activities, food vendors, arts and crafts... ((Neb.)-Dawes County Commissioners Extend VSO Van Driver Hours http://www.chadrad.com/newsstory.cfm?story=34247 (DAWES COUNTY)-Veterans’ service officer (VSO) Alan Connell approached the Dawes County commissioners at their meeting Wednesday morning with a request of more hours for his secretary, Martha Quay. Connell explained that between meetings and appointments, both regionally and around town, and helping run the veterans’ van up to Hot Springs... (Neb.)-Dawes County Commissioners To Meet Wednesday Morning http://www.chadrad.com/newsstory.cfm?story=34235 (DAWES COUNTY)-The Dawes County commissioners will convene for a regularly scheduled meeting on Wednesday morning. On the agenda, Jamie Goffena (Goff-Na) from the UNL Extension office regarding extension staffing, veterans service officer Alan Connell regarding secretary hours, and a Nebraska crime commission jail facility inspection report.   Additional agenda items... (Neb.)-Community Invited To 'Bands On Bordeaux' Thursday Evening http://www.chadrad.com/newsstory.cfm?story=34178 (CHADRON)-A new event is taking place in Chadron on Thursday evenings in July. Chadron Chamber of Commerce executive director Collette Fernandez says “Bands on Bordeaux” aims to provide an opportunity for the surrounding community to come together for some free quality entertainment and activities in a safe, all-inclusive environment. She... (Neb.)-Crawford City Council To Convene This Evening http://www.chadrad.com/newsstory.cfm?story=34149 (CRAWFORD)-The Crawford city council will convene Tuesday evening (7/8/14) for a regularly-scheduled meeting at City Hall council chambers, 135 Elm Street in Crawford. On the agenda, an Americorp presentation by Rachael Johnson and the RSVP committee and a resolution to proceed with an application for the Americorp Project. The council will... (Neb.)-Chadron State Cowgirls Finish Second At National Rodeo http://www.chadrad.com/sportsstory.cfm?story=20726 CASPER, Wyo. – Chadron State College senior Shelby Winchell of Scottsbluff tied for second in the goat tying and junior Amy Deichert of Spearfish placed fifth in the barrel race as the College National Finals Rodeo in Casper concluded Saturday night. Those results led the Chadron State women to the... (Neb.)-Chadron golfers have final tune up before districts http://www.chadrad.com/sportsstory.cfm?story=20581 The Chadron boys golf team fired a 370 on Thursday to finish seventh out of 12 teams at the Ogallala Invite in their final competition before districts. Alec Burk again led the Cardinals, shooting 84 to take ninth place. "Alec had a really nice round get away from him a... (Neb.)-West Nebraska All-Star rosters announced http://www.chadrad.com/sportsstory.cfm?story=20559 Several athletes from the KCSR/KBPY area have been selected to represent their schools this summer in the West Nebraska All-Star football and volleyball games. The west roster for the football game will include TD Stein and Cooper Cogdill of Chadron. Stein was an all-state honorable mention his senior year, while... (Neb.)-Kerr twins sign with Gillette, Hinn to Sheridan http://www.chadrad.com/sportsstory.cfm?story=20556 Three members of the Chadron High School girls basketball team have signed letters of intent to play for colleges in Wyoming. Twins Ashlea and Bailea Kerr will play for Gillette College, while Peyton Hinn will attend Sheridan College. Ashlea Kerr was a second team all-state selection in Class C1 for... (Neb.)-Cardinal golf team fifth at Western Conference http://www.chadrad.com/sportsstory.cfm?story=20547 CHADRON - The Chadron boys golf team came away with a fifth place finish in the Western Conference tournament Monday at Ridgeview Country Club. Alec Burk led the way for Chadron with a 83, good enough for a sixth place finish. Jayden Stack was close behind, placing eighth at 84.... (Neb.)- Chadron Kiwanis Hosts MLB Pitch, Hit, And Run http://www.chadrad.com/sportsstory.cfm?story=20545 (Chadron)- Thirty-five participants took to Maurice Horse Field on Sunday to take part in the annual MLB Pitch, Hit, and Run put on by the Chadron Kiwanis.   Winners in each division will advance to the sectional competition to be held in Chadron on May 17th.  In the boys 7/8 division,... (Neb.)-Ray wins shot put at Western Conference meet http://www.chadrad.com/sportsstory.cfm?story=20540 Senior Denea Ray was the lone event winner for Chadron on Saturday when the Cardinals hosted the Western Conference track meet. Ray threw the shot put 36 feet 10 inches to beat her competition by a full three feet. Other top five finishes for Chadron's girls were Maaryn Davis placing... (Neb.)-Dickerson, Passero among top finishers at Best in the West track http://www.chadrad.com/sportsstory.cfm?story=20537 SCOTTSBLUFF - Jackson Dickerson won the long jump and placed second in the 100 meters Thursday to lead Chadron at the Best in the West track meet in Scottsbluff. The meet is open only to the top individual performers from around the area in each event. Chadron was represented by... (Neb.)-Cardinal golfers struggle in Scottsbluff http://www.chadrad.com/sportsstory.cfm?story=20532 SCOTTSBLUFF - Windy conditions made it a tough day for the Chadron golf team Thursday as they finished eighth out of nine teams at the Scottsbluff Invite. "It was a tough day for everyone, the wind and cold affected the scoring," coach Randy Burk said. "Only 3 golfers in the... (Neb.)-Six Cardinals to compete at Best of the West track meet http://www.chadrad.com/sportsstory.cfm?story=20525 Six members of the Chadron High School track and field team will compete Thursday at the Best of the West track meet in Scottsbluff. The meet is open only to the area's top performers in each event based on their results from earlier this season. Jackson Dickerson will compete in...