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Wurm of H&R Block Franchisee Honored

Dennis Wurm who operates H&R Block franchise offices in Fairbury,  was selected for Top 100 Franchisee of the Year and is now in the running for Featured Franchisee of the Year. 
The Top 100 Performer Award recognizes individuals who have shown leadership traits, service to their community and who do the right thing for their clients. Those who are recognized were chosen for their outstanding year-over-year return growth. Featured Franchisees of the Year will be announced in October.
“Dennis helped set the standard for H&R Block franchise tax offices last season with an understanding of the complex tax industry and an ability to hire tax professionals who provide prompt, accurate service and offer the right financial solutions to clients,” praised Kip Knight, president of U.S retail operations for H&R Block.
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Jul

Edwards

Edwards
The children and grandchildren of Melvin and Estel hosted a 50th anniversary supper party on July 11, 2015 at the Narka Hall. The couple were married July 10, 1965 at Fairbury NE. Along with the "Gold". "Our children are our pot of Gold" helped theme the party, with a rainbow and gold nuggets decorating the picture backdrop, the cake and the table decorations. A pulled pork supper was cooked and served by the family. A slide show with pictures of their life and family made by Kitty and Harley Edwards was enjoyed by all. Music was supplied by The Country Men, Jack Duke, Bob Dawley, and Jay Jones.,
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Thompson

Thompson
The family of Norma Thompson would like to honor her with a card shower for her 80th Birthday, July 28, 2015.  Card can be sent to 8025 Lookout Drive, Manhattan, KS 66502.  
         
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Jul

Sturm

 
The family of Don Sturm would like to honor him with a card shower for his 80th birthday on July 30.
Please send cards to PO Box 115, Fairbury, NE 68352.        17-18p
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22
Jul

Roskilly and Sabata

Brian and Karen Roskilly of Fairbury would like to announce the engagement of their daughter, Kristine Roskilly of Aurora to Jeremy Sabata, son of Bill and Michelle Sabata of Aurora.
Grandparents of Kristine are Virginia Roskilly of Fairbury and Penny Potter of Aurora.
Kristine graduated in 2011 from Fairbury High School and dispatches for Hamilton County in Aurora.
Jeremy graduated in 2007 from Aurora High School and is an operator at Pacific Ethanol Plant in Aurora.
The wedding is August 15, 2015 at Babel’s Barn in Wood River, Ne, with the reception to follow.
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22
Jul

Kluge

 
Robert "Fritz" and Judith (Conway) Kluge will be honored for their 50th wedding anniversary at an  open house on July 26  from 2-4 p.m. at the Denton, NE Community Center, 7115 Lancaster Avenue.
The event will be hosted by the children of the couple: Kerianne Kluge, Kendra (Eric) Silverstein, Kaurene (Peter) Salts, Kreg (Shannon) Kluge, Kiera Kluge (fiancé James Filush) and Kailen Jo Kluge and grandchildren: Ashlyn, Patrick and Sierra Salts and Kyle and Lily Silverstein. 
The Kluges were married on May 29, 1965 at St. Mary's Church, Wayne NE.
Cards may be sent to P.O. Box 444, Denton, NE, 68339.                    17-18p
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22
Jul

Hueske

Hueske 
Vernelle Hueske will be celebrating her 90th birthday with an open house on Sunday, August 9 from 2-4 pm in the dining room at The Villa, 2211 Sunset Dr, Beatrice NE.  She was born on a farm near Harbine NE on August 10th, 1925 and had nine brothers and sisters.
  Wishing her a very happy birthday are her children Stan & Mary Hueske of Plymouth, Galen & Bev Plihal of DeWitt, and Gary & Beth Detweiler of Lincoln.  Vernelle has seven grandchildren and 16 great grandchildren. She resides at The Villa,  2211 Sunset Dr, Apt 208, Beatrice NE 68310.
       
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Jul

Zabokrtsky

Zabokrtsky
Jack and Rebecca Zabokrtsky will celebrate their 40th wedding anniversary on August 8.
They were married in 1975 at the Fairbury United Methodist Church.
Jack and Becky have four children, Travis Zabokrtsky and wife Jacki of Morrowville, KS; Marla Strunk and husband Ryan of Hollenberg, KS; Annie Erichsen and husband Paul of Beatrice; Maggie Pryor and husband Justin of Beatrice. They have 7 grandchildren, Tori and Tray Zabokrtsky, Dawson and Clayton Strunk, Ashlee and Ben Erichsen and Hadleigh Pryor.
Please help them celebrate 40 years of marriage by sending cards to 56470 704 Rd, Fairbury, NE 68352.       17-18p
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22
Jul

Van on Fire at Pinecrest Apartments on Wednesday


Department was on scene putting out a vehicle fire on K Street in Fairbury at the Pinecrest Apartments.
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22
Jul

Would You Help A Stranger?

It seems in today’s world humans, at times, don’t want to get out of their comfort zone to help people.
Whatever happened to people caring for one another.
Too many times people just don’t care, don’t want to get involved, have someone else deal with the person’s dilemma.
It is should be stated aren’t we all complete strangers until we get to know each other?
We should care for each other. That is what’s wrong with the world: not enough people who care.
If we’re cordial people doing our beneficial deeds for the day, that should count for something.
It’s a shame some people don’t appreciate help at times in their lives, but it still gives you a pleasant feeling that you have managed to make a difference hopefully to someone’s life in some way-however small.

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