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Feb

Fairbury Spelling Bee Winners 7,8

top 10 placings of the 7th & 8th grade division of the Jefferson County Spelling Bee held Feb. 8, 2016 at the Fairbury Junior/Senior High School.
Front row, left to right: Brynn Novotny-Fairbury-4th place; Bailey Waltke-Tri-County-3rd place; Halle Pribyl-Meridian-2nd; Mackenzie Vitosh-Diller-Odell-1st;
Back row, left to right: Brianna Weers-Diller-Odell-10th place; Brittyn Wentz-Fairbury-9th place; Caitlyn Reynolds-Tri-County-8th place; Keely Schramm-Fairbury-7th place; Brylee Yantz-Fairbury-6th place; Melina Kostal-Diller-Odell-5th place. (contributed photo)

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17
Feb

Kindergarten Roundup Meeting

 
 
Tuesday, March 15 at 6p.m.
Informational meeting for parents/guardians only. Must turn 5 yrs old before July 31 of the school year in which to enter Kindergarten. 
Call the Central school office at 402-729-2418 by Wednesday, March 9 to register for the parent meeting.
Date: 
Tuesday, March 15, 2016 - 8:15am
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17
Feb

Fairbury Optimist Club Oratorical contest for Students

 
 
The Fairbury Optimist Club is encouraging area students to speak their minds about the topic of “How My Best Brings Out the Best in Others” as part of the Optimist International Oratorical Contest for 2016. 
The Fairbury Optimist Club contest will be held on Sunday, March 13, 2016 at the Fairbury United Methodist Church at 4 p.m.
The Optimist Club will invite judges to evaluate the local students’ speeches based on content and presentation to determine the top boy and girl winners, who will receive a neck medallion and advance to the district level in Grand Island on April 16, for the opportunity to win $2,500, $500, or $250 college scholarships.  The top scoring individual will then compete at a Regional contest for an additional $5,000 and the right to advance to the International Competition for $20,000, $15,000 or $10,000.  This is the initial year for the Video Regional and International contests.
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17
Feb

Club News

Auxiliary Meeting Minutes
 
  Schopp-Ewing-Nispel, Unit 243 met for their meeting on Jan. 26, 2016, beginning with Preamble and Pledge of Allegiance.
  LaVonne called the meeting to order. Roll call was answered by five members. The minutes were read and approved. Melva Jurgens gave the treasurer's report. It was approved.
  Feb. 7, 2016, Jefferson County meeting and Daykin. at 2 p.m. in the Legion Hall on Main Street.
  Feb. 28 is the District II Convention at Deshler at 9:30 a.m., there is a fee.
The boy and girl staters from last year will be at Tri-County, Jan. 29 to talk to the Juniors about applying this next year, there is still a fee.
  Six more scarfs were received by Lois Schmidt for the veterans. They will go to Omaha.
  Candy Sacks Leftover from Santa night were taken to Blue Valley in Fairbury by LaVonne.
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17
Feb

School lunch menu 2-17-16

Fairbury Jefferson and Central Elementary Schools
Monday,  Feb. 22-Chicken Nuggets with couscous or turkey sandwich or chef salad with croutons or yogurt and cheese with granola
Tuesday,Feb. 23- Oven fried chicken with HMD bread or PBJ sandwich or chef salad with crackers or yogurt and cheese with granola
Wednesday,  Feb. 24-Macho Nacho or ham and cheese wrap or chef salad with crackers or yogurt and cheese with granola
Thursday, Feb. 25-Pizzawich or chicken salad sandwich or chef salad with croutons or yogurt and cheese with granola
Friday,  Feb. 26-Fish sandwich or tuna salad sandwich or chef salad with croutons or yogurt and cheese with granola
 
High School
Monday,  Feb. 1- Chicken Nuggets and couscous with HMD bread or Jeff rib on bun
Tuesday,Feb. 2-Oven fried chicken with HMD bread or ham and cheese wrap
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17
Feb

Linda Schafer

 
The family of Linda Schafer would like to honor her with a card shower for her 70th birthday on Feb. 22.
Cards may be sent to 2345 CO RD 200 Tobias, NE 68453.                    
Wed
17
Feb

2-17-16

Traffic:
Phillip Christenson, of Belleville, Kan.; Violate stop or yield sign, infraction. Found guilty; fined $75.
Douglas D. Jiskra, of Swanton; Overweight on axle, infraction; violate utility trailer plate, class 3 misdemeanor. Found guilty; fined $125.
Spencer P. Brunow, of Fairbury; Speeding 11-15 MPH, infraction. Dismissed.
Roger W. Albers, of Owasso, Okla.; Speeding 11-15 MPH, infraction. Found guilty; fined $75.
Bruce L. Maschmann, of Deshler; Overweight on axle, infraction. Found guilty; fined $150.
Zachary Bean, of Dallas, Texas; Speeding 16-20 MPH, infraction. Found guilty; fined $125.
Hillary E. Breene, of Kearney; Speeding 11-15 MPH, infraction. Found guilty; fined $75.
Chrissa D. Bridgmon, of Fairbury; Speeding 11-15 MPH, infraction.
Peggy D. Ballinger, of Fairbury; Drive left of center, infraction. Found guilty; fined $25.
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17
Feb

Terry Terrill

Terry Terrill
Terry Dean Terrill, of Fairbury, age 60, passed away on Tuesday Feb. 2, 2016. Terry was born in Lincoln on May 27, 1955 and on July 25, at 2 months of age, God placed him by adoption to his chosen parents, Dean and Marge Terrill.
At 12 years of age, Terry accepted Christ as his Lord and Savior and was baptized at Fairbury First Baptist Church where he grew up in the church and was active in Sunday School, Bible School and Youth Group.
He graduated from Fairbury High School in 1973, attended Fairbury Junior College and then he began working and traveling as part of a road crew, assisting with set-up, lighting and sound for the Zipper band and then The Pelican Peace band for several years.  ln 2004, the band members from the Pelican Peace Band including Terry were inducted into the Iowa Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.
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Feb

Alvin Schoenrock

Alvin Schoenrock
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17
Feb

Jeanne Kerwood

Jeanne Kerwood, 80, of Bruning, Neb. died Tuesday, Feb. 16, 2016 in the Saunders Medical Center-Long Term Care in Wahoo, Neb. 

Survivors are husband Kenneth of Bruning; son Michel and Waunda Kerwood of Wamego, Kan; daughters Denise Robeson of Brainard, Neb; Vicki and Randy Lyons of Omaha; Kimberly and Sherman Frahm of Westcliffe Colo; nine grandchildren and six great grandchildren.

 

Funeral services are 10:30 a.m. Feb. 20 at United Methodist Church in Bruning. Visitation on Friday from 2-8 p.m. Family will greet friends from 4-6 p.m. at Farmer and Son Funeral Home in Geneva. Memorials are directed to United Methodist Church in Bruning. Graveside services are in the Bruning Public Cemetery with Pastor Mike Anderson officiating. Online condolences may be left at www.farmerandsonfuneralhome.com.

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