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  • Friday, August 18, 2017 2:01 PM
    At the City Council meeting Tuesday night, the board considered several proposed requests from temporary road closings to special licenses. 
    The council approved the request to allow the Museum Board to barricade Elm Street from 11th to 12th and 12th Street from Oak to A Street for the annual car show on September 17. The barricade will be in place from 8am to 5pm.
  • JCHS Turns Investigation Over To JC Sheriffs Office
    Friday, August 18, 2017 1:59 PM
    On Wednesday, Aug. 16 the Jefferson County Historical Society (JCHS) voted to turn over the findings of an internal investigative audit committee to the Jefferson County Sheriff for further investigation in regard to possible improprieties in prior years.
  • Bonham Theater Reeling Along
    Friday, August 18, 2017 1:56 PM
    The Bonham Theater has seen some immense progress this past month and the reel continues to roll on towards completion. 
    The walls have fresh coats of paint that were salvaged to as closely resemble the original interior. 
  • Friday, August 18, 2017 2:01 PM
    Fairbury
    Pitching led the way for the Lady Jeffs in their season opening 9-0 win in Freeman, as Delaney Miller pitched a complete game shutout for Fairbury. Miller allowed only three hits, while striking out six on Thursday. Miller for the game threw 72% of her pitches for strikes. Fairbury got on the board in the first, plating a run, but would not score again until the fourth.
  • Leonard Excited About His New Role For Titans
    Wednesday, August 16, 2017 11:07 AM
    Mark Leonard is the new activities director at Thayer Central, replacing longtime coach and AD Dan Desmond.
  • FHS Practices
    Friday, August 11, 2017 2:31 PM
  • Friday, August 18, 2017 2:03 PM
    It was just the other day that I was complaining to someone about celebrity memoirs. I hate them. They are the lowest form of trash and I consider them a blight on the literary world. Then I found out Booger wrote a book and I immediately rushed out to buy a copy.
  • Friday, August 18, 2017 2:02 PM
    It’s been kind of a wild week at our house. After enjoying good health throughout the summer, my son woke up at 4:30 a.m. Wednesday with a fever and missed the first two days of class.
  • Wednesday, August 16, 2017 10:45 AM
    So the big news over the weekend was the “Unite the Right” rally in Charlottesville, Virginia, headlined by none other than famed white supremacist, Richard Spencer. There is little I can say about these horrifying events that hasn’t already been covered by those more eloquent than myself. 
  • Violet Kellie
    Tuesday, August 15, 2017 10:55 AM
    Violet Pearl (June) Kellie passed away on August 9, at the age of 86. 
    Violet lived in Endicott most of her life. She was born on March 22, 1931, in Reynolds. 
  • Roger D. Rahe
    Friday, August 11, 2017 2:36 PM

    Roger D. Rahe, 76 years of age, of DeWitt passed away at the Wilber Care Center Thursday morning, August 10, 2017. He was born on June 24, 1941 in Beatrice to Arnold and Lena (Jordening) Rahe.

    Funeral services will be held at 10:30 AM Monday, August 14, 2017 at the Trinity Lutheran Church. Burial, Oak Grove Cemetery. The body will lie in state 11-8:00 Sunday at the Venrick-Griffiths-Hovendick Chapel in DeWitt with the family greeting friends from 3-5:00, and at the church one hour preceding the service on Monday. Family prayer service, 10:15 AM Monday at the church. Memorial to the family's choice with the funeral home in charge. Sign Roger's online guest book and view his video tribute when completed at www.ghchapel.com.

  • Friday, July 28, 2017 1:27 PM
    Wesley William Fett was born to William and Wilhelmina(Theye) Fett in rural Fairbury, on June 15, 1934. He died on May 29, at Cambridge Place in Marysville, KS, at the age of 82. 
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2017 Trail of Treasures annual flea market at 12:58 PM on 7/5/2017
Start Time: 7/5/2017 12:58:00 PM
End Time: 9/30/2017 12:00:00 AM
Along scenic byway 136 and several corridor communities event this fall, Oct. 6-8. Heritage Highway 136 is in need of vendors. Sign up at: www.heritagehighway136.com.
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Alzheimer’s Caregivers Support Group at 11:25 AM on 8/9/2017
Start Time: 8/9/2017 11:25:00 AM
End Time: 8/28/2017 12:00:00 AM
Group will meet on Mon., Aug. 28, at 6:30 p.m. in Jefferson Community Health & Life’s Small Conference Room. The program will be a video on Making Visits Valuable (Taste and Pills) by Teepa Snow. It is designed for those who are caregivers and family members of those who have Alzheimer’s Disease or other dementias.There is no cost, and no pre-registration. For more information, contact Lana Likens at JCH&L at 402-729-6855.
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Helvey-Powell Community Reunion at 11:26 AM on 8/9/2017
Start Time: 8/9/2017 11:26:00 AM
End Time: 8/27/2017 12:00:00 AM
Sunday, Aug. 27, 2 p.m., Heritage Care Center, 909 17th Street.
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Fish Feed at 2:06 PM on 8/18/2017
Start Time: 8/18/2017 2:06:00 PM
End Time: 9/3/2017 12:00:00 AM
First Trinity Lutheran Church, 11668 W State Hwy 4, is sponsoring a Wisconsin Style Fish Feed on Sunday, Sept. 3, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the fellowship hall. Fish, potatoes, onions, salads, and drinks will be served for a free will offering to benefit the Orphan Grain Train shipping and general operating costs. (Make checks payable to: Orphan Grain Train). Supplemental funds are provided by Thrivent Action Team Grant. We will accept good clean clothing, shoes, toys, quilts, non-breaking housewares, school supplies and health items.
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