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FHS Student Places In Top 15 At FBLA Nationals

Photo caption: Nicole Graham and FBLA advisor Teresa Hansmire traveled to Nashville for the FBLA National Conference. Graham placed in the top 15 teams at competition. Contributed Photo

Nicole Graham, a junior at Fairbury High School (FHS), placed in the top 15 at the FBLA National convention in Nashville, Tennessee.

Graham presented Fairburys FBLA American Enterprise project that qualified for national competition at the state competition in April.

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Two Local Young Girls Do Well at State Horse Show

Wittler and Junker have received honors at the State 4-H Horse Show Exposition held recently in Grand Island at Fonner Park.

JNan Wittler, 16 of Fairbury received champion in two events at the show. She received Champion with her three year old Quarter Horse mare, My Good Invitation and in the Three Year Old Western Pleasure competition. She also received Champion with her five year old Quarter Horse, the Terminator, placing in the Four/Five Year Old Halter Gelding division. She also received Reserve Champion with her two year old mare, Potential Notice, in the Two Year Old Snaffle Bit Western Pleasure. JNan is the daughter of Kevin and Lori Wittler.

Josie Junker, 12 of Jansen, received Reserve Champion with her Paint Mare, The Only Decision in the Four/Five Year Old Halter Mare Class. Josie is the daughter of Jake Junker and Beth Junker.

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Hebron Open Horse Show

Little Blue Country Kids held an Open Horse Show at the Blue River Arena in Hebron, Sunday, July 27. The Open Horse Show is a way for many of the young riders to prepare for the upcoming Thayer County fair, August 7-9. The kids get an opportunity to practice their showmanship as well as their riding skills in front of an official judge just prior to the fair. Many more photos at: www.fairburyjournalnews.com. Photo by Trevor Gill/Fairbury Journal News

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Photo caption: South side of the square in Fairbury, Ne

120 Years Ago

1894

The Jefferson County Journal

Two intersecting footbridges at the intersection of Sixth and G streets were damaged by high water from heavy rains.

John E. Heasty, Fairbury lawyer, was busy. He was mayor, chairman of the county Republican Central Committee, recently married, and his law partner, W.O. Hambel, had been killed in the Rock Island wreck near Lincoln, throwing all the legal work of the firm on him.

Jefferson County Republicans endorsed George Cross for state senator and nominated J.O. Cramb for the legislature, E.W. Hinshaw for county attorney, E.P. Griffin for district court clerk, John Nider for commissioner and Dr. Pritchett for coroner.

110 Years Ago

1904

The Jefferson County Journal

J.W. McDonnell, Fairbury store owner, was a colonel in the Nebraska National Guard.

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Real Estate

July 14: Alice J. Wells to The Village of Reynolds: L11-17, B11 of Original Town of Reynolds.

July 14: Jerry L. Brown and Cyndi J. Brown to Scott Troxel and Dara Troxel: S6 of L10, and L11-12, B12 of Ashby and Freemans Addition to Fairbury, with exceptions.

July 15: Estate of Harvey D. Rosenthal to Sharon K. Rosenthal: S1/2 NW1/4 of 35-4-4.

July 15: Mindy L. Cary and Ray E. Cary to Sidney R. Robinson: L1-4, B3 of First Addition to Endicott.

July 16: Alice J. Wells to Michael J. Hammer and Susan J. Hammer: L16-17, B10 of Original Town of Reynolds.

July 16: James L. Stevens and Sylvia R. Stevens to Bruce Schill and Marilyn Schill: N1/2 of L4, and S1/2 of L5 of B15 of Highland Addition to the City of Fairbury.

July 18: George O. Mitchell and Mildred M. Mitchell to Kelly A. Mitchell and Kegan A. Mitchell: E1/2 of L13-16, B1 of Mendenhall Addition to Fairbury.

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Dissolutions

Dissolutions

Coleen L. Jones and Robert L. Jones

Nicholas H. Peters and Dakota A. Peters

Autumn P. Cavin and Michael J. Cavin

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Marriage License

July 17: Keith Nolan Craig, 36, of Diller, and Rebecca Mary Zumbahlen, 32, of Diller.

July 23: Michael David Sothan, 24, of Steele City, and Megan Christine Katz, 26, of Steele City.

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Court Report

Traffic

William H. Thibeault, of Festus, Mo.: Speeding, $25 fine.

Jaelyn D. Pingel, of Reynolds: Exceeding two auxiliary/spot lights, $50 fine.

Brandon S. Achtemeir, of Linn, Kan.: No valid registration; failure to use seat belt, $50 in fines.

Herrera M. Puentes, of Lincoln: No operators license, $75 fine.

Travus M. Snyder, of DeWitt: Speeding, expired in-transit decal, $125 in fines.

Terry L. Jurgens, of Odell: Speeding, $125 fine.

Filed

Wyatt Morris, of Beatrice: Possession of a controlled substance (cocaine) on July 4, class 4 felony; minor in possession, class 3 misdemeanor.

Trevor S. Pingel, of Lincoln: Attempt of a class 2 felony on July 3, class 3 felony; obstructing government operations, class 1 misdemeanor; obstructing a peace officer, class 1 misdemeanor.

Sentenced

Shane C. Meyer Jr., of Diller: Minor in possession, class 3 misdemeanor, pleaded guilty, $300 fine.

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Sheriff Report

July 17: Report of an intrusion alarm in rural Fairbury.

July 18: Richard D. Jiskra, of Swanton, was driving a 2000 Ford pickup truck north on 578 Ave. north of 724 Rd. when the vehicle hit ruts in the road and the vehicle went off the roadway and rolled in the ditch. Jiskra was transported by Plymouth Ambulance to Beatrice Community Hospital and Health Center. Damages to the vehicle were estimated at $5,000.

July 18: Jane Headrick, of Superior, was driving a 2006 Ford east on Highway 136 one mile east of Fairbury when she braked rapidly to avoid colliding with a green 2001 Ford pickup truck, which braked rapidly in front of her vehicle before turning. This caused a 2005 Pontiac driven by Kachine M. Bartels, of Fairbury, and owned by Ryan A. Bartels, of Fairbury, to collide with the back of Headricks vehicle. Bartels was taken to Jefferson Community Health Center. Her vehicle was totaled. Damages to Headricks vehicle were estimated at $3,000.

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Police Report

July 16: Report of an attempt to locate a missing out of control juvenile in the 1300 block of 5th street.

July 16: Report of a disturbance in the 800 block of Ash. A male was arrested on an outstanding warrant from the Lincoln Police Department.

July 17: Report of damage to property in the 1300 block of Elm Street.

July 17: Report of a vicious dog in the city park.

July 17: Report of an animal complaint in the 900 block of 8th Street.

July 17: Report of a theft in the 800 block of Maple.

July 18: Report of a barking dog in the 1100 block of M Street.

July 18: Report of a welfare check in the 900 block of J Street.

July 18: Report of a civil problem in the 800 block of 5th Street.

July 18: Report of the Police Department assisting another agency out-of-county.

July 18: Report of a theft in Fairbury.

July 18: Report of prescription fraud at Wal-Mart.

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