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.)-Thanksgiving Meal Open To Community At Assumption Arena http://www.chadrad.com/newsstory.cfm?story=35799 (CHADRON)-It's Thanksgiving time, a time for thinking of the people and things that make life worthwhile and being grateful for them. It's also a time of fellowship, either with family and friends, or with one's community, coming together to share a meal and conversation.   A Thanksgiving dinner will be... (S.D.)-SD Stockgrowers Association Inviting Area Ranchers To A Free Meal And Speaker http://www.chadrad.com/newsstory.cfm?story=35788 (EDGEMONT) – The South Dakota Stockgrowers Association is inviting area ranchers to enjoy a meal and speaker on Tuesday, Dec. 2 at the Victory Steakhouse and Lounge in Edgemont, beginning at 6 p.m. This event is free and open to the public. Guest speaker Tracy Hunt, a rancher, attorney and... (Neb.)-Exploratory Meeting To Be Held To Determine If There Is A Need For An Emergency Shelter In Chadron http://www.chadrad.com/newsstory.cfm?story=35787 (Chadron)-An upcoming exploratory meeting in Chadron will determine if there is a need or not for sheltering the homeless in extreme cold temperatures.   The meeting will be held Tuesday, December 9th at 7:00 P.M. at the Soup Kitchen Outreach. The Outreach facility is located at 212 Bordeaux Street with... (S.D.)-Local Dog Rescuer Says There Needs To Be Justice For Jayla http://www.chadrad.com/newsstory.cfm?story=35764 (Pine Ridge)-Since the tragic death of eight year old Jayla Rodriguez on the outskirts of Pine Ridge, there has been a lot of controversy and sometimes a lot of tears on the reservation.   Rodriguez was viciously mauled, which ultimately resulted in death, on Tuesday evening of last week.    ... (S.D.)-Funeral Arrangements Are Planned For Jayla Rodriguez http://www.chadrad.com/newsstory.cfm?story=35761 (PINE RIDGE)-(AP) - Funeral arrangements are planned this week for an 8-year-old girl killed by a pack of dogs on the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation.    A wake is scheduled for Jayla Rodriguez Monday afternoon at Rapid City's Mother Butler Center. A second wake is planned Tuesday afternoon at the... (Neb.)-Meetings Scheduled on Niobrara River Studies http://www.chadrad.com/newsstory.cfm?story=35755 Niobara Headwaters near Agate Fossil Beds     LINCOLN, Nebraska (AP) - The Nebraska Game and Parks Commission has scheduled meetings to share information about studies on the Niobrara River.        Six studies have been completed about the function and values of the river. Those studies include the science... (Neb.)-Gordon ALCO Set To Close Its Doors At The End Of January http://www.chadrad.com/newsstory.cfm?story=35754 (Gordon)-After 27 years as a small town department store, the Gordon ALCO will be officially closing the doors for business on January 31st.   The US Bankruptcy Court has approved an order to conduct going out of business sales at all 198 stores across 23 states. Over 260 million dollars... (Neb.)-Public Invited To Crawford Community Thanksgiving Dinner http://www.chadrad.com/newsstory.cfm?story=35745 (CRAWFORD)-The Crawford Community Thanksgiving Celebration will be held on Sunday, November 23rd. The annual event is a way for the community to come together and enjoy the spirit of the season while enjoying some tasty Thanksgiving fare. The dinner will be held at the CrawfordCommunityBuilding, which is located on First Street in... (Neb.)-Cardeihac Found Guilty Of Second-Degree Murder http://www.chadrad.com/newsstory.cfm?story=35735 (GERING)-(AP) - A Wyoming teenager has been found guilty of second-degree murder in the strangling death of a Nebraska jailer.   Jurors in Scotts Bluff County District Court returned the verdict Wednesday in the trial of 16-year-old Dylan Cardeilhac. They also considered a conviction of first-degree murder or manslaughter.  ... (Neb.)-Is There A Need For A Homeless Shelter In Chadron? One Man Says Yes! http://www.chadrad.com/newsstory.cfm?story=35730 (Chadron)-This week is recognized across the country as National Homeless and Hunger Awareness week.   Right here in Chadron, there are organizations that help the hungry, but not the homeless. One of those people that help the hungry is George Matthews. Matthews operates the Soup Kitchen Outreach.  He says the... Monday Prep Scoreboard http://www.chadrad.com/sportsstory.cfm?story=21129 Here are the latest scores from area prep sports events played on Monday. By The Associated Press  Nebraska Volleyball      Valentine defeated Bennett County, South Dakota, 25-14, 25-8, 27-25  Crawford Triangular      Crawford defeated Hemingford, 25-10, 25-18      Crawford defeated Sioux County, 25-5, 25-17    South Dakota Volleyball      Belle... (Neb.)-Another Big Win For CHS Friday Night http://www.chadrad.com/sportsstory.cfm?story=21024 (Mitchell, Nebraska)-The Chadron Cardinals had no problem beating Mitchell Friday night, running and passing for three hundred eight yards and scoring 57 points to beat the Tigers 57-0. Chadron got on the board first after Mitchell fumbled on the first down of the first series in the first quarter. Keenan... (Neb.)-Finney, Arias Lead Idaho State Past Chadron State 39-34 http://www.chadrad.com/sportsstory.cfm?story=20948      POCATELLO, Idaho (AP) - Xavier Finney ran for a career-high 158 yards and two touchdowns and Idaho State held off Chadron State for a 39-34 win Saturday.        Justin Arias threw for 318 yards and a career-high tying four touchdowns for Idaho State (1-2).        Idaho State... Saturday Prep Scoreboard http://www.chadrad.com/sportsstory.cfm?story=20947 Here are the latest scores from area prep sports events played on Saturday.  By The Associated Press  Updated Sunday at 6:55am.  Nebraska Prep Volleyball   Banner County Triangular      Bayard defeated Banner County, 25-16, 25-10      Bayard defeated Sioux County, 25-16, 25-14      Sioux County defeated. Banner County, 25-17, 25-12... (Neb.)-Chadron Picks Up Second Win With Shutout Of Valentine http://www.chadrad.com/sportsstory.cfm?story=20945 Chadron's Keenan Johnson rumbles down the field against Valentine Friday night in Chadron. (Chadron, Neb.)-The Chadron Cardinals picked up the second win of the season 40-0, over Valentine Friday night in Chadron. Chadron scored in the first quarter on a Kennan Johnson 1 yard run and scored three times in... Saturday Prep Scoreboard http://www.chadrad.com/sportsstory.cfm?story=20922 Here are the latest scores from area prep sports event played on Saturday. By The Associated Press   Updated Sunday at 6:45am.  Nebraska Prep Volleyball  Beatrice Tournament  Gold Tournament  First Round      Elkhorn defeated Ogallala, 25-20, 10-25, 25-21      Ogallala def. Aurora, 25-23, 22-25, 28-26  Gregory Tournament  Pool Play  Pool... (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...