Submitted by Fairbury1 on Wed, 09/17/2014 - 4:07pm
HOME OPENING LOSS--The Fairbury Lady Jeffs lost their home opener in three sets to Columbus-Lakeview Tuesday night. Shelby Pollman, left foreground and her sister Sidney Pollman. Photo by Fred Arnold/Fairbury Journal-News.
Submitted by Fairbury1 on Wed, 09/17/2014 - 3:56pm
Sept. 3: Report of a protection order violation in the 1300 block of Oak Street.
Sept. 3: Report of threats in the 800 block of H Street.
Sept. 3: Report of vandalism in the 600 block of 3rd Street.
Sept. 4: Report of a complaint of a woman yelling in the 600 block of C Street.
Sept. 4: Francis J. Rice, of Fairbury, was backing a 2005 Chrysler from a parking stall in Wal-Mart when the vehicle collided with a 2011 Chevrolet driven by Willard L. Endorf, of Daykin. Damages to Rice's vehicle were estimated at $2,000. Damages to Endorf's vehicle were estimated at $3,000.
Sept. 5: Report of an animal complaint in the 1500 block of B Street.
Sept. 5: Report of a threat in the 1200 block of 7th Street.
Sept. 6: Report of unauthorized use of a motor vehicle in the 100 block of West 5th Street.
Submitted by Fairbury1 on Wed, 09/17/2014 - 3:55pm
120 Years Ago
The Jefferson County Journal
Statistics printed in The Journal showed France spending $4 for the military for every 70 cents spent for education; in the United States, 30 cents and $1.25, respectively.
Schools in Fairbury were dismissed for the campaign appearance of William McKinley.
Honor pupils in District No. 37 (1 ½ miles east and two south of Reynolds) cited by C.E. McVay, teacher, were Frank Havlik, Dolly and Lula Harrington, Ferdinand, George and Hattie Huber, Rose Kasparek, Arthur Merrill, Edith, Emma, Emily and Frank Tuma.
Submitted by Fairbury1 on Wed, 09/17/2014 - 3:44pm
Preschool Screening of Hearing and Speech- All 3-5 year old children are invited to attend. At First Baptist Church 902 F St. Fairbury NE. Tuesday 9/23/14 1:00- 2:30, Wednesday 9/24/14 8:15 – 11:15 A.M. and 1:00-2:30 P.M. and Thursday 9/25/14 8:15-11:15 A.M.
Submitted by Fairbury1 on Wed, 09/17/2014 - 3:43pm
Operation Christmas Child hopes to give shoeboxes to 10 million children overseas. That brings the total to over 120 million kids receiving gift-filled shoeboxes since this project began in 1993. To learn how to get involved or to find the nearest shoebox drop-off location during National Collection Week, November 17-24, visit http://www.samaritanspurse.org/what-we-do/operation-christmas-child/
Submitted by Fairbury1 on Wed, 09/17/2014 - 3:39pm
FHS Homecoming Parade
The FHS Homecoming Parade is scheduled for Friday, September 26 at 3:00 pm in downtown Fairbury. This year’s theme is “Jeffs Are Out of This World”. If your business or organization is interested in having a parade entry, please contact Pam Pollman at email@example.com by Monday, September 22.