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Tue
26
Jan

Judge Korslund retirement is effective April 1

Judge Korslund  plans to retire effective April 1. More updates to come.

Mon
25
Jan

Irvin Junker

 

Irvin H. Junker 91 of Fairbury, NE. passed away Jan. 23, 2016 at the Good Samaritan in Beatrice. He was born Jan. 18, 1925 in rural Fairbury, NE. 
Survivors are Daughter: Barbara (Jerry) Meyer of Cairo, NE., Son: Bob (Becky) Junker of Lincoln, 5 Grandchildren, & 9 Great Grandchildren. Services will be at 1:00 pm Wednesday January 27, 2016 at the Presbyterian Church in Fairbury, with Pastor Gail Cross officiating. Burial at the Fairbury Cemetery-Fairbury, NE. Memorials to the Family’s Choice. Gerdes-Meyer Funeral Home in Fairbury are in charge of arrangements.
Mon
25
Jan

Mildred C. Coffendaffer

Mildred C. Coffendaffer, 93 years of age, of Wymore passed away at the Beatrice Community Hospital Saturday morning, January 23, 2016. She was born on December 28, 1922 on a farm near Reynolds, NE
Mass of Christian Burial services will be held at 10:30 AM Wednesday, January 27, 2016 at the St. Mary's Catholic Church in Wymore with Father Ferdinand Boehme and Father Dennis Hotovy officiating. Interment will be in the St. Mary's Catholic Cemetery. The body will lie in state Tuesday from 11-9:00 at the Laughlin-Hoevet Funeral Home in Wymore with the family greeting friends from 6-8:00, and not at the church. A memorial has been established to the family's choice with Betty Johnson in charge. Sign Mildred's online guest book at www.ghchapel.com.
These services have been entrusted to the Laughlin-Hoevet Funeral Home in Wymore.

Mon
25
Jan

Lawrence J. Haake

Former Hastings resident, Lawrence J. Haake, 95, of Fairbury, NE died Saturday, January 23, 2016 at the Heritage Care Center in Fairbury, NE.

Services will be Wednesday, January 27, 2016, at 10 am at First St. Paul’s Lutheran Church, Hastings, with Rev. Joel Remmers officiating. Burial will be in Parkview Cemetery, Hastings. Visitation will be Tuesday January 26, 2016 from 5 pm to 7 pm at the Apfel Funeral Home, Hastings. Apfel Funeral Home, Hastings is in charge of the arrangements. Condolences may be sent towww.apfelfuneralhome.com.

Memorials may be given to to First St. Paul’s Lutheran Church, Hastings.

Mon
25
Jan

Tim Lemmon

Tim Lemmon 60 of Fairbury, NE. passed away Jan. 22, 2016 at JCHC in Fairbury. He was born June 19, 1955 in Fairbury. Survivors are Sisters: Susan Lemmon of Fairbury, Linda (Richard) English of Fairbury, Madeline (Robert) Kapke of Fairbury, Ardyth Orwen of Beatrice, Tamara Bulin of Beatrice, Evelyn (John) DaLao of Lincoln, Connie (Dick) Priefert of Eagle, Donna (Dan) Walenta of Frankfort, MI., Brother-in-law: Lawrence Nutz of Fairmont, and a large extended family. 
Services will be at 11am Thursday Jan. 28, 2016 at Gerdes-Meyer Funeral Home in Fairbury, with Darlene Novotny officiating. Burial at the Fairbury Cemetery-Fairbury, NE. Memorials to the Family’s Choice. Gerdes-Meyer Funeral Home in Fairbury are in charge of arrangements.
Thu
21
Jan

Jerry H. Achtemeier

Jerry H. Achtemeier of Fairbury, NE. passed away Jan. 19, 2016 in Fairbury. He was born Jan. 7, 1945 in Fairbury.
 He was an Army Veteran. Survivors are Wife: Shirley Achtemeier,  Brother: Gary (Linda) Achtemeier,  Sister: Cheryl Zweifel all of Fairbury. Services will be at 10:30 am Saturday, January 23, 2016 at the Narka Presbyterian Church-Narka, KS. The family will greet friends Friday January 22nd from 6 to 8 pm at the Funeral Home in Fairbury. Burial will be at the National Cemetery-Narka, KS. Memorials to St. Jude’s Children Hospital. Gerdes-Meyer Funeral Home in Fairbury is in charge of arrangements.
Wed
20
Jan

Personal Best Marks Set

Hard work continues to pay off in the pool for the Beatrice/Norris/Fairbury/Freeman swim teams. The two squads finished with a number of personal bests in Thursday’s South Sioux City triangular.
First place relays included the boys 200 medley relay quartet of Schuchart, Barber, Wright, and Colton Starck in a time of 1:51.90. The same swimmers teamed up to place first in the boys 400 free relay recording a time of 3:48.35.
The girls 200 medley relay foursome of Wagner, Schiebur, Mikasa Lierman, and Larkins finished first with a time of 2:06.96.
Additional top three placing relays included girls 200 free team of Wagner, Larkins, Schiebur, and Lierman, second at 1:50.89, and the boys 200 free squad of RJ Suey, Miller, Gascon, and Hall with a third place time of 1:51.76.
Lierman claimed first place in the girls 200 free registering a time of 2:16.62.
Wed
20
Jan

Jeffs Pick Up OT Win Over W-C

Tuesday’s road contests resulted in a split of varsity games against Wilber-Clatonia.
In the opener, the Lady Jeffs did not play well in any aspect of their game, which allowed the Lady Wolverines to breeze to a 55-32 win.
Jessa Eden led the way for the Lady Jeffs scoring nine points, Halle Knigge and Macy Ohlde, six points each, Emily Burkley, four points, Regan Schmidt, three points, while Marah Shumard and Britney Scheetz tallied two points apiece.
Playing with a lot energy, the Jeffs gutted out a 45-42 overtime victory against the Wolverines.
Fairbury was paced in scoring by Nathaniel Stapaules with 16 points, Brent Hirsch, Adam Wasserman, and Cody Huss, six points apiece, Cayman DeBoer, five points, Blake Bauer, four points, and Zach Holes tossed in two points.
Wed
20
Jan

Wrestlers Finish Strong

After a slow start in its pool, Fairbury's wrestling team bounced back winning three of its next four duels to earn third place at Saturday's Nebraska City Duels Tournament.
Fairbury was topped in its first duel by Hastings, 48-24, but were victorious in its second duel over Southwest, 66-12.
In its third round duel of the pool, the Jeffs were defeated, 59-16 by Nebraska City.
Following its three duels in pool one, Fairbury finished the tournament out strong in the Silver Bracket blasting Elkhorn, 57-12, and concluding the meet with a convincing, 51-28 win over Seward to claim third place.
Fairbury Jeffs head wrestling coach Derek Garfield was for the most part happy with the team's performances at the Nebraska City duels.
Wed
20
Jan

Meridian, D-O Drop Openers

Both Meridian and Diller-Odell basketball teams were dealt first-round losses last Tuesday evening in the MUDECAS Boys Class B Division held at the Truman Center on the campus of SCC-Beatrice.
Eighth seed Meridian came up short losing to top seed Sterling by a score of 60-19.
Jakub VanWesten topped the Mustangs in scoring with nine points, Isaiah Ellis and Garrett Klipp, four points apiece, while two points were put in by Connor Paul.
Fifth seed Diller-Odell dropped a hard-fought, 53-48 contest versus fourth seed Palmyra.
The Griffins were paced in scoring by Bladen Ahl with 13 points, Tybor Smith, 12 points, Dylan Wolbert, 10 points, Patrick Meyer, six points, Christian McCown, five points, while Peyton Mohr chalked up two points.
Ahl dished out a team-high five assists, while he and Smith each pulled down a team-leading seven rebounds.

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