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July 30, 2014

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Fairbury Public Library will host Nebraska author Charlotte Endorf on Thursday

Fairbury Public Library will host Nebraska author Charlotte Endorf presenting her program on

The Life and Legacy of Annie Oakley, Thursday, July 31, 2014 at 7:00 p.m. at the library, 7th and F Streets.

Refreshments and time to meet Ms. Endorf will follow the program. Ms. Endorf will also be taking part in the

Authors and Artists Symposium being held in Fairbury, August 1-3.

Humanities Nebraska provides major funding for this program. HN receives

support from the Nebraska Endowment for the Humanities, the Nebraska State Legislature,

the Nebraska Cultural Endowment and private donations.

Sponsored by Fairbury Library Foundation

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Kansas woman struck by train in Steele City

At approximately 0151 the 26th of July 2014 Jefferson County Communications received a call of a pedestrian that had been struck by a west bound empty Union Pacific Rail Road coal train on Main Street in Steele City, NE. Emergency Services were dispatched to the scene. Upon their arrival a female victim was located laying on the tracks beneath the train. Star Care medical helicopter was requested and came to the scene. Paramedics and Rescue worked to stabilize the victim.

The victim was identified as Mandy L. Horvath 21 yoa white female from Manhattan, Ks. Horvath was flown from the scene to a hospital in Lincoln, Ne for treatment of live threatening injuries. At the time of this release she was in critical condition. Alcohol is believed to be a contributing factor in this incident.

The investigation is ongoing.

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Charlie J. Barber

Charlie J. Barber 90, formerly of Diller, passed away July 24, 2014 at the Heritage Care Center in Fairbury. He was born on March 25, 1924.

He is survived by his son, Charles Barber and, wife Ardith of Diller; grandchildren, Marcy Barber of Diller; Angie Clifford and husband, Chris of Diller; Jeff Barber and significant other, Sandi of Lincoln, NE.; great-grandchildren, Samantha and Cale Clifford of Diller; sister, Arlene Wolter of Columbus, NE.; sisters-in-law, Loretta Barber of Beatrice; Carol Barber of California; Elaine Patras and husband, John of Elkhorn, NE.; Joyce Neumann of DeWitt, NE.; Janet Lawrence and husband, Conrad of Henderson, Nev.; brother-in-law, Richard Schnuelle and wife, Jean of Jansen, NE.; and many nieces & nephews.

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Gov. Heineman Notified Federal Disaster Declaration Approved for Public Assistance in Response to June Storms

Gov. Dave Heineman was notified that his request for a federal disaster declaration for Public Assistance in 12 counties was approved by President Barack Obama as a result of wide spread storm damage the severe storms, tornadoes, straight-line winds and flooding that occurred June 14-21.

We appreciate the approval of the disaster declaration for Public Assistance, said Gov. Heineman. The federal government and local entities have been good partners working with the State as we assessed the severe and extensive damage that occurred throughout Nebraska. I am proud of Nebraskans for coming together and helping each other in challenging times.

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$50 Sponsors are needed for the hors doeuvres

Welcome New Teachers with Business After Hours at the Tasting Room, Friday, Aug. 8. As a sponsor you have an opportunity to include your

promotional material in the Welcome Packets! This is a great opportunity for you and your employees to welcome the Fairbury Public Schools new staff to our community. Call Sharon 402-729-3000 or Julie.

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seasonal tax professionals

Now taking applications for seasonal tax professionals. Great opportunity for extra income for someone who would like to work in a local professional office setting. Training classes beginning soon. H&R Block, 402-729-2708.

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