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Maxine Koop

Maxine June Koop, 86, of Rogue River, Oregon, passed Thanksgiving Day Nov. 26 in her home after a long battle with Parkinson’s disease.   Daughter of John and Viola Siebenneicher (Uphoff), Maxine is survived by her daughters, Deborah Colella, Sandra Hunt, Lavonna Butters, son Scott Koop, four grandchildren Andrea Kunze, Ashley Koop, Brant Butters and Amber Koop, and one great grandchild Alex. 

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the YMCA, 1000 Redwood Avenue, Grants Pass, Oregon 97527 or Rogue Valley Humane Society, PO Box 951, Grants Pass, Ore. 97528 or Lovejoy Hospice, 939 SE 8th Street, Grants Pass, Oregon.
 
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Dec

Hazel Seachord

Hazel Norene Seachord, 93, of Fairbury passed away Dec. 12, 2015 at Heritage Care Center.  She was born to Chauncy and Anna (Boosinger) Bacon on Oct. 25, 1922 in Patterson, MO.
Survivors are son Michael Seachord and wife, Cheryl of Fairbury and son Gary Seachord and wife, Terri of Beatrice, five grandchildren:  Lyle Megli and his wife Bobbi, Michelle Cate, Andy Seachord, Alicia Seachord and Dusty Seachord and three great-grandchildren:  Lyle D. Cate, Logan Cate and Taye Seachord, and many nieces and nephews.
Services will be Dec. 17 at 10:30 a.m. at the First Christian Church in Fairbury, NE with Pastor Darlene Novotny officiating.  Gerdes-Meyer Funeral Home in Fairbury in charge of arrangements.   Interment will be at the Fairbury Cemetery.  Memorials to family’s choice.
 
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Dec

William A. and Norma J. Tinstman

William A. Tinstman, 66, and Norma J. (Schmidt) Tinstman, 67, of Omaha, died Sunday, November 29, 2015, in a car accident while traveling home from Arizona. Bill was born December 25, 1948, in Fairbury, Nebraska
Survivors: daughters, Sarah Nicole Brusegaard and husband Paul of Omaha, Nebraska, and Ann Elizabeth Bogie of Surprise, Arizona; grandchildren, Jordan Blue, Cylas and Evelyn Brusegaard, and Zachary and Alyssa Bogie; brother, Bob Tinstman of Kearney, Nebraska; sister, Dorothy Schmidt Duncan and husband Michael of Mansfield, Texas; uncle, Dale Tinstman of Lincoln, Nebraska; aunt, Iola Miller Clements of Hutchinson, Kansas; nieces, Jessica Duncan Cance of Austin, Texas, and Kathryn Duncan Lentz of Mauldin, South Carolina. 
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Dec

Dale F. Dahlheimer

Dale F. Dahlheimer 78 of Fairbury passed away Dec. 10, 2015 at Valley View Senior Living at Junction City, KS. He was born April 13, 1937 at Crawford, NE.
Survivors are Daughters: Peggy (Doug) Marston of Chapman, KS., Debra (Steven) Davis of Lincoln, NE., two Grandchildren, one Great Grandchild, Sister: Donna Mae (Willis) Hoffman of Crawford, NE. Services will be at 10:30 am Monday Dec. 14, 2015 at Gerdes-Meyer Funeral Home Chapel in Fairbury, with Pastor Charles Schmidt officiating. Burial is at 11:00 am Tuesday Dec. 15 at the Crawford Cemetery-Crawford, NE. Gerdes-Meyer Funeral Home in Fairbury are in charge of arrangements.
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Dec

The Chromebook Initiative rolls out on Dec. 21st

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10
Dec

Update to escapee story

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10
Dec

Update to escapee story

On December 5, 2015, at around 04:25 a Deputy with the Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office made a traffic stop on a vehicle just east of Fairbury Nebraska on Highway 136. During the course of the investigation the K-9 Drug Dog was deployed and illegal narcotics were discovered inside of the vehicle. The vehicle was occupied at the time of the stop by two individuals identified as Ameretta M. Trusler and Andrew Santiago of Omaha Nebraska. Both subjects were arrested and during further investigation, the male subject Andrew Santiago managed to escape custody of the deputies while still handcuffed and barefoot. Ameretta M. Trusler remained in custody.

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09
Dec

Holiday Open House

Jay Peterson, a local financial advisor for the financial services firm Edward Jones, invites residents to attend a holiday open house from 2 - 4 p.m. on Friday, Dec. 11 at 516 E Street, Fairbury. Refreshments will be served.

Date: 
Friday, December 11, 2015 - 2:00pm
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09
Dec

T.C. Blood Drive Dec. 28

The Tri County Area blood drive will be at the Plymouth Community Center on Monday, Dec. 28, 2015 from 12:30-6:30 p.m.
To schedule an appointment please contact Andrea at 402-656-5115. Walk ins welcome.
All presenting donors will receive a free gift.
Date: 
Monday, December 28, 2015 - 12:30pm
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09
Dec

Drunken Melee Results In Attempted Murder Charges

A Fairbury woman is facing serious charges after a drunken incident over the weekend. 
Mercedes M. Morrison, 23, of Fairbury, was arrested on Dec. 6, for Alleged Attempted 2nd Degree Murder (2 Felony), Use of a Weapon to Commit a Felony (2 Felony), Terroristic Threats (3A Felony) and 2nd Degree Domestic Assault (2 Felony).
On Dec. 6, at approximately 4 a.m., the Fairbury Police Department was dispatched to a residence in the 900 block G Street reference a female subject that had tried to stab a male subject. Officers were informed that the female subject left the residence on foot and the male subject was at a neighbor’s house calling for help. While officers where heading to the scene, they located the female subject a short distance from the residence. The female subject was detained without incident while officers went to the scene. Officers identified the female as 23-year-old Mercedes Morrison.

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