Friday, November 28, 2014
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Friday, Nov. 28 shortly after 2pm a pasture fire was reported.  + continue reading

HOPE CRISIS RECEIVES DONATION-XI Alpha Theta Chapter EX2422 of Beta Sigma Phi of Fairbury chose Hope Crisis Center in Fairbury to receive monies from the freewill donations at the last Fairbury Community Concert. The chapter provides refreshments at the intermissions of these concerts. The chapter picks a different organization each time there is a concert. Pictured from left to right is Mindy Burns, Carmen Hinman of Hope Crisis Center, Carol Bauer of Beta Sigma Phi and Cari Emerson of Hope Crisis Center in Fairbury. Photo by Michelle Engelman/Fairbury Journal/News
Wednesday, November 26, 2014
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​Linda Bauer, of Fairbury, was sworn in last Friday as a county judge of the First Judicial District by District Court Judge Paul Korslund. Bauer was the county attorney and a partner at Schwab and Bauer before being appointed in October to the new position by Gov. Dave Heineman. She will preside over county court cases in the counties of Jefferson, Saline and Thayer. She replaces Judge J. Patrick McArdle, of Crete, who retired at the end of July. Photo by Fairbury Journal-News
Wednesday, November 26, 2014
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Monday, November 24, 2014
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On November 23, 2014 at approximately 0848 hours, the Jefferson County 911 Center received a 911 call from a cell phone. When the dispatcher answered the phone, they were unsuccessful at getting anyone to talk to them. When she called the phone back, a male subject answered the phone. When the... + continue reading

DILLER-ODELL JUNIOR THERESA ZARYBNICKY, No. 7, gently passes the ball to the front court to set up the Lady Griffins’ offense, as teammate Madison Jurgens, No. 4, looks on in first round action versus Emerson-Hubbard in the Class D1 State Volleyball Tournament played last Thursday evening at Lincoln Northeast High School. Photo by Jim Phelps/Fairbury Journal-News
Wednesday, November 19, 2014
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What a difference three years makes. Just three years ago, Diller-Odell won just two matches, but through hard work, dedication, and superb athletic play, the Lady Griffins made school history by placing third in the Class D1 State Volleyball Tournament held last weekend in Lincoln.... + continue reading

HOPE CRISIS RECEIVES DONATION-XI Alpha Theta Chapter EX2422 of Beta Sigma Phi of Fairbury chose Hope Crisis Center in Fairbury to receive monies from the freewill donations at the last Fairbury Community Concert. The chapter provides refreshments at the intermissions of these concerts. The chapter picks a different organization each time there is a concert. Pictured from left to right is Mindy Burns, Carmen Hinman of Hope Crisis Center, Carol Bauer of Beta Sigma Phi and Cari Emerson of Hope Crisis Center in Fairbury. Photo by Michelle Engelman/Fairbury Journal/News

​Linda Bauer, of Fairbury, was sworn in last Friday as a county judge of the First Judicial District by District Court Judge Paul Korslund. Bauer was the county attorney and a partner at Schwab and Bauer before being appointed in October to the new position by Gov. Dave Heineman. She will preside over county court cases in the counties of Jefferson, Saline and Thayer. She replaces Judge J. Patrick McArdle, of Crete, who retired at the end of July. Photo by Fairbury Journal-News

DILLER-ODELL JUNIOR THERESA ZARYBNICKY, No. 7, gently passes the ball to the front court to set up the Lady Griffins’ offense, as teammate Madison Jurgens, No. 4, looks on in first round action versus Emerson-Hubbard in the Class D1 State Volleyball Tournament played last Thursday evening at Lincoln Northeast High School. Photo by Jim Phelps/Fairbury Journal-News

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11/26/2014
Fairbury Jefferson and Central Elementary Schools Thursday, Nov. 27: NO SCHOOL; THANKSGIVING Friday, Nov. 28: NO SCHOOL Monday, Dec. 1: NO SCHOOL Tuesday, Dec. 2: CRISPY CHICHEN ON WG BUN; Ham & cheese flatbread and broccoli w/cheese... + continue reading
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VETERAN CARMEN WHEATCRAFT--gives a presentation along with his gift of a commemorative pistol to The Jansen Legion. Photo by Fred Arnold/Fairbury Journal-News
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 Patriotism is more than just a word in the dictionary for Carmen Wheatcraft of Fairbury. For the 90 year-old World War II veteran it's a way a life, a source of pride and a word that never goes out of style. "I get a little emotional sometimes when I talk about it," he... + continue reading
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Nathan Klaumann a senior at Fairbury Jr.-Sr. High School has been chosen as a November Believers and Achievers recipient by the Nebraska School Activities Association (NSAA). Believers and Achievers is a statewide program set up by U.S. Bank and the NSAA giving recognition to Nebraska’... + continue reading

MORE THAN 90 MEALS WERE SERVED SATURDAY AT THE FAIRBURY ELKS LODGE in the annual fundraiser for the Crippled Children’s Fund. Photo by Fred Arnold/Fairbury Journal-News
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This the time of year when we pause to reflect on what we have to be thankful for. Most of our days are so busy that we don’t take time to really look at all our blessings. Life is... + continue reading

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By Sandy Zabokrtsky   Final preparations for the 2014-2015 school year were made at the District 8 School Board meeting Monday. The Board reviewed policies that were... + continue reading