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Owen Scott Diller

Derek Scott and Alysia (Rogers) Diller of Fairbury, are proud to announce the birth of their son, Owen Scott Diller, born Oct. 2, 2013 weighing 8 pounds and 1 ounce. He was welcomed home by brothers, Jake and Jesse. Grandparents are Tim Diller of Fairbury; Mike and Marsha Baumfalk of Beatrice; Glen and Shirley Rogers of Fairbury. Great-grandparents are Marvin and Eleanor Seggerman, and Marvene Rogers.

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Robert and Betty Riddle

The children and grandchildren of Robert and Betty Riddle, would like to honor them with a card shower for their 50th wedding anniversary on Oct. 25.

Cards may be sent to 18405 South 12th St., Roca, NE 68430.

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Francis and Gladys Rice

Francis and Gladys Rice

Francis J. Rice and Gladys Rahe were united in marriage at Zion Lutheran Church, Harbine, Neb. On Oct. 17, 1948.

Their children and families Barbara and Larry Bedlan, Jane Loseth, Kathy and D.R. Reedy, and Jim and Linda Rice would like to wish them a happy 65th anniversary!

Frank and Gladys have been blessed with many happy, healthy, and prosperous years and still live on their acreage at 1710 K Street, Fairbury, NE 68352.

We love you and wish you many more!

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FHS Class of 1973 40th Reunion

Front row (l to r) Terry Barber, Larry Lange, Dennis McAtee, Denise Conyers Schoenrock, Marsha Seggerman Baumfalk, Kris Weichel Stone, Maggie Menefee Basinger, Ellen Zabel Jank, Janet Vawser Bauer, Jim Thornburg, Karen Grammer Horner. Second row (l to r) Mike Beachler, Jerry Zabokrtsky, Connie Wheatcraft Brown, Debra Compton Sinclair, Duane Hynek, Bruce Swartz, Carla Deger, Gayle LaBass Anderson, Julie Johnson Dein, Diane Potthast Hynek, Susan Yoachim Hungerford, Debbie Gentzler Hellbusch, Carol Herman Strunk, Gary Schmidt, Shari Siemsen Stelling. Third row (l to r) Mike Asch, Joe Holly, Kim Sleigh Broz, Teri Stang Deger, Greg Bakewell, Russ Vanous, Debbie Buckmeier Hose, Jerry Ebke, Sharon Gibson Ebke, Becky Torrey Smith, Bonita Shelburne Keuten, Julie Gerhardt Parker, Joni Sunde Clarke, Karen Bohlmeyer Evers.

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Plymouth News -- Angie Zulauf

St. Pauls of Plymouth Ladies Aid met Oct. 3. My Faith Looks up to Thee was the chosen hymn to begin devotions. Pastor Bortulin continued his studies of the Apostles with St. John the Evangelist: The elder being todays subject. He also had an example of the English Standard Version Study Bible on display.

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Narka News

Melvin and Estel Edwards and grandson, Jared Edwards, and Betty Edwards attended the wedding of Eva Young and Derek Mumm Friday evening, Oct. 11 at the United Methodist Church in Chester, Neb. A reception followed at the Acreage Steakhouse in Hubbell, Neb. Eva is Bettys niece and Melvin and Estels cousin.

Tim and Peggy Galloway of Beatrice, Cameron Galloway of Newton, Kan., and Conner Galloway of Manhattan were Saturday visitors of Betty Edwards.

Melvin and Estel Edwards and grandson, Jared Edwards and Betty Edwards attended a concert given by Don and Donna Mohl of Springfield, Mo., Sunday evening at the Zion Evangelical Church in Munden.

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Green and Kerns Recite Vows July 27

Nicolette Green and Kenneth Kerns, both of Plattsmouth were united in marriage on July 27, 2013 at St. Cecilia Cathedral in Omaha.

Presiding over the marriage was Reverend Michael Gutgsell at the 2 p.m. Ceremony.

The Organist was Marie Bauer and the Cantor was Julia Wageman.

Parents of the bride are Burnie and Sonja Endorf of Plattsmouth, and parents of the groom are Terry and Sandy Kerns of Plattsmouth.

Grandparents of the bride are Charles and Patricia Jones of Plattsmouth, Bob and Sheila Fritts of Hill City, Kan., Charles and Kay Endorf of Fairbury, and Doug and Jody Derby of Plattsmouth.

Relatives giving the bride in marriage was stepfather, Burnie Endorf and brother of the bride, Kyle Green.

Matron of Honor was Megan Meyer, friend of the bride and the bridesmaids were sister of the groom and five other friends of the couple.

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Meridian Sprints Past Deshler

The tone was set early by Meridian as its offense broke loose scoring four first quarter touchdowns helping the Mustangs steamroll to a 70-28 road victory Friday evening against Deshler.

After allowing Deshler to score first on a two-yard touchdown pass from Ashton Oakman to Kyle Dlouhy set up by Meridian turnover, the Mustangs stormed back with an effective rushing attack to open a 30-6 lead on the winless Dragons after one quarter of play.

First quarter touchdowns for Meridian included Ty Brakhage, 50-yard run, Brandon Jackson, 52-yard run, Brakhage, 35-yard pass to Tyler Nolte, and Jackson on a 35-yard run.

The second quarter was all Meridian, as the Mustangs crossed the goal line five times, outscoring Deshler 34-0 to rest with a 64-6 halftime lead.

Second quarter touchdowns tallied by the Mustangs were Jackson, 35-yard run, Brakhage, 20-yard run, Ricky Nunez, two-yard run, Jackson, 21-yard run, and Nunez with an eight-yard run.

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Lady Jeffs Golfers Qualify For State

They saved their best for last.

Competing in the 12-team C-1 District Girls Golf Meet played on the Miracle Hill Golf Course in Omaha, the Fairbury Lady Jeffs came away with a third place finish last Tuesday.

The Lady Jeffs shot a team score of 437.

Omaha Brownell-Talbot won the district championship firing a score of 398 and Lincoln Lutheran was runner-up carding a score of 404.

The top three teams from each Class C District Meet qualify for the state golf meet to be held at Quail Run Golf Course in Columbus Oct. 14-15.

At the conclusion of the 18-hole meet a pair of golfers brought home district medals.

Senior Anna Vetter earned fourth place individually with a score of 98.

Senior Sierra Kroeker finished ninth overall firing a score of 101.

Senior Jessa Schultis carded a 115, Shyanne Adams shot a 123 and Madison Black finished with a 151.

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Lady Griffins Go 1-1 In Triangular Play

Lady Griffins Go 1-1 In Triangular Play

Following a week where Diller-Odell played five matches in five days, the Lady Griffins returned to the court Oct. 10 splitting a pair of Pioneer Conference matches at Pawnee City.

The Lady Griffins lost to Class C-2 Humboldt-Table Rock-Steinauer in straight sets, 15-25, 21-25.

Erin Saathoff led all Diller-Odell attackers with five kills, while Taylor Landenberger supplied four kills on 11-14 hitting.

Twelve set assists were put up by Madison Jurgens on 44-47 setting.

Diller-Odell improved its record to 12-10 with a 25-21, 25-14 win over Pawnee City.

Kaitlyn Schultis and Josie Vitosh were 6-6 and 5-5 serving, while the team was 47-51 serving in the two-set match.

Landenberger paced Diller-Odell at the net with a team-high five kills and Jurgens dealt out nine set assists in the match on 28-28 setting.

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