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McIntosh Ministries

McIntosh Ministries, ReRun, E. Dake, will be preforming July 12, 2014 at 7:00 P.M. at Deshler Lutheran School 509 E. Hebron Ave. Deshler, NE. Free Will Donation.

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Class C State Runner-up

CLASS C STATE RUNNER-UP the Fairbury Elite 16-and-under girls softball team earned second place in the ASA Class C State Tournament played July 4-6 in Falls City, Neb. Tournament scores were Game 1 Elite 10 Tecumseh 0, Game 2 Elite 7 Emerson 0, Game 3 Elite 4 ONeill 3, Game 4 Elite 4 Falls City 5, Game 5 Elite 3 Todds Feed 0, and Game 6 Elite 2 Falls City 12. Team members include kneeling (l-r) Destiny Warnke, Regan Schmidt, Halle Knigge, Clara Heislen, and Emily Burkley. Standing (l-r) Assistant coach Sydnie Schmidt, Caitlin Nimmich, Marah Shumard, Emily Zvolanek, Morganne Zabokrtsky, Kaitlin Ohlde, Macy Ohlde, and head coach John Ohlde. Contributed Photo

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Fairbury Juniors Bats Held In Check By Seward

Photo caption: FAIRBURY JUNIOR PITCHER SPENCER EDWARDS pushes off the mound as he releases a pitch toward the plate against Seward in Fairburys final home game on July 3. Edwards was the third pitcher on the night for Fairbury throwing three innings allowing one hit, one earned run along with three walks and two strikeouts. Photo by Jim Phelps/Fairbury Journal-News

Fairburys Juniors American Legion baseball team closed out its home schedule July 3 dropping a 6-1 contest to Seward.

As a team, Fairbury managed just five base hits against Seward in the seven inning game.

Seven Seward batters came to the plate in the top of the first inning scoring one run off an RBI groundout.

Piecing together three hits, Seward tacked on its second run in the top of the second inning off an outfield throwing error.

In the bottom of the second inning, Fairbury was retired in 1-2-3 fashion.

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Juniors Post 7-5 Win Over Crete

Photo caption: FAIRBURY JUNIOR FIRST BASEMAN JUSTIN PETERSON maintains his balance as he leans back to catch a pop fly in foul territory retiring the side in top of the second inning last Wednesday evening versus Crete. At the dish, Peterson had two singles and drove in two runs in Fairburys 7-5 win. Photo by Jim Phelps/Fairbury Journal-News

A young and growing Fairbury Juniors baseball team earned a tough 7-5 home win July 2 versus Crete.

Sound pitching coupled with improved defensive play helped Fairbury claim its fifth win on the season.

After two scoreless innings by Crete, Fairbury scored the initial run of the game in the bottom of the second.

With one out in the inning, first baseman Justin Peterson singled to the outfield. Two pitches later Peterson stole second base, and moves to third on a balk called on Crete starting pitcher Spencer Steinhoff.

Peterson scored on a wild pitch thrown by Steinhoff giving Fairbury a 1-0 lead.

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Looking Back

120 Years Ago

1894

The Jefferson County Journal

J.E. Kirk, who ran a milk depot in Fairbury, advertised open hours of 6 a.m. to 9:30 p.m.

Hot winds put the fixins to what had promised to be a fair corn crop. Politics was a popular topic in the depressed times.

110 Years Ago

1904

The Jefferson County Journal

A.D. Ackerman became the fourth automobile owner in Fairbury. Others were L.W. Goodrich, Dr. Perry and Dr. Pritchett.

Roy E. Riley resigned as captain of Company D., local militia unit. Robert Clapp was elected in his place.

The Union Pacific was building a railroad from Marysville, Kan., to near Topeka, making possible a direct line between Kansas City and Grand Island which has become part of the coal chute from Wyoming to Kansas power plants.

100 Years Ago

1914

The Fairbury Journal

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Real Estate

June 27: Estate of Kenneth R. Messing to Russell D. Schmidt and Nancy L. Schmidt: L1-3, B30 of Original Town of Fairbury.

June 27: Harold F. Endorf and Gertrude A. Endorf to Sonia M. Corral and Porfirio Corral and Ana Maria Chaidez: A fraction of the NW1/4 of the NE1/4 of 15-4-1.

June 27: Darin L. Grummert and Nicole A. Grummet to Nichole Myers: The S8 of L14 and all of L15, B3 of Kings Second Addition to the City of Fairbury.

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County Court

Cody J. Johnson, of Fairbury: Barking dog on May 26, misdemeanor, amended from charge of dangerous dog.

Fred H. Achtemeir, of Harbine: DUI on May 30, class W misdemeanor; improper/defective vehicle lighting, class 3 misdemeanor.

Sentenced

Anthony A. Auman, of Fairbury: No proof of insurance on May 26, class 2 misdemeanor; unlawful/fictitious display of plates, class 3 misdemeanor; no operators license, class 3 misdemeanor; pleaded guilty, $175 in fines. A no valid registration charge was dismissed.

Gerald L. Petet, of Fairbury: Possession of K2 or marijuana one ounce or less on May 30, infraction; possession or use of drug paraphernalia, infraction, pleaded guilty, $400 in fines with defendant to serve jail time in lieu of fines.

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Sheriff Report

June 26: Report of a traffic stop on Highway 136 in Jansen resulting in a citation for no proof of insurance.

June 27: Terry G. Haake, of Beatrice, was parked at the junction of Highway 136 and 573 Ave. in a 2014 Freightliner semi-tractor with trailer, which is owned by Farmers Cooperative, of Dorchester, when the driver reversed the vehicle and collided with a 2012 Toyota driven by Shirley M. Gibson, of Jansen. Haake then drove away. Damages to the freightliner are unknown. Damages to Gibsons vehicle are estimated at $2,500.

June 28: The Sheriffs Office assisted the Jefferson County Ambulance with a medical call in Jansen.

June 30: Report of a protection order being violated in the 600 block of 3rd Street in Fairbury.

June 30: Report of a traffic stop in rural Fairbury on Highway 136 that resulted in a citation for no operators license.

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Police Report

June 27: Report of an injury accident at the intersection of C and 14th Streets.

June 27: Report of a theft in the 1000 block of Arcade Street.

June 27: Report of a dog running loose in the 1200 block of 7th Street. The owner was cited.

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Lambert Named National Business Person Of The Year

Photo caption: Doug Lambert, center, of Lambert Vet Supply was recently named Business Person of the Year at the National FBLA Convention in Memphis. Contributed Photo

Doug Lambert, Mahaska KS., president and ceo of Lambert Vet Supply was honored last week as the 2014 National Business Person Of The Year at the National FBLA convention in Memphis, TN.

Lambert was one 10 recipients named to the honor and was chosen from more than 2,000 business and professional leaders nationwide. he was nominated for the award by his son, Chase Lambert, a 2014 graduate of Republic County High school in Belleville, KS., and a former Kansas state FBLA officer.

I knew my father was more than deserving of this award because of the dedication and support he has given to the organization of FBLA, he said. I couldnt think of any other person who deserved it more.

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