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Turnovers, Cold Shooting Too Much For Jeffs

Photo caption: This Photo Can Be Purchased at FairburyJournalNews.comPhoto by Jim Headley/Fairbury Journal-News Fairbury Junior Spencer Feldkamp moves the ball down the court Friday against Auburn.

A bad combination of too many turnovers and cold shooting in three quarters proved devastating for the Jeffs in their 52-32 home loss Friday.

Fairbury began the game coming out flat notching just five first quarter points.

After one quarter of action Auburn maintained a 14-5 lead.

Fairbury showed a little improvement offensively in the second quarter as three players accounted for nine points.

On the opposite side, Auburn shot the basketball quite well scoring in double figures in both quarters to build a halftime lead of 27-14.

Fairbury pieced together its best offensive quarter in the third burning the nets for 14 points sparked by eight points from Nate Klaumann.

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Hofstetter Sets School Scoring Record Twice

Meridan junior center Blair Hofstetter established a school record for points in a single game by scoring 29 points in the Lady Mustangs 46-16 win in first round play of the Class B MUDECAS Girls Basketball Tournament versus Humboldt-Table Rock-Steinauer Jan. 13 at SCC-Beatrices Truman Center.

The Lady Mustangs opened a 10-4 lead on the Lady Titans and stretched their margin to 24-6 at half, as Meridian out scored HTRS 14-2 in the second stanza.

Hofstetter accounted for seven of the Lady Mustangs 14 points while Miranda Johnson contributed five points.

Meridians defense continued to play well in the second half limiting the Lady Titans to just 10 points.

In the third quarter, Meridian tallied 15 points to extend its cushion to 39-12.

Fourteen points were scored by Hofstetter as she connected on seven two-point field goals in the third quarter uprising.

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Lady Jeffs Now 14-0 FHS Cagers Split Conference Games

Photo caption: This Photo Can Be Purchased at FairburyJournalNews.comPhoto by Jim Headley/Fairbury Journal-News Fairbury Senior Paige Husa out reaches everyone for this rebound Friday night against Auburn in the Last Jeffs 13th win of the year. They also knocked off Columbus Lakeview Saturday to go 14-0 for the season.

It turned out to be a .500 road trip Saturday night for the Lady Jeffs and Jeffs.

A fast start set the tone for the Lady Jeffs, as the Class C-1 state-rated round-ballers improved its season record to 14-0 with a 64-46 win against Columbus Lakeview.

The Lady Jeffs faced a 2-1-2 zone early in the game, which did little to slow down their offense.

Paige Husa put in eight points and Jordan Johnson tallied five points pushing Fairbury out to a 15-6 first quarter lead.

A little bit of a lull in the second quarter by Fairbury allowed the Lakeview to get back into the game trailing, 27-17 at half.

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Horticultural Happenings Checking Out the New Seed Catalogs

Our seed catalogs have started appearing! We can now start to think about gardening outdoors in the nice warm spring weather. Anything that helps us look toward warmer weather and away from below freezing temperatures and all the snow and ice that comes with winter, is a welcomed experience. It is at this time of year that we can begin to prepare for a summer full of beautiful blooms and delicious gardens. It is a good time to plan for spring because it will help us realize that spring will be here before we know it, with all its warmth and beauty.

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Explore Your Winter World

Calling all kids! Join park rangers at Homestead National Monument of America to Explore Your Winter World on Saturday, Jan. 25, at 10 a.m. at the Education Center.

Go for a nature hike through the prairie and woodland to see what amazing winter wonders can be found at the park!

Many different species of animals have been caught on Homesteads trail camera just this week - search for signs of these animals action out in nature!

Imagine having to live outside all winter long. It sounds hard! But many creatures have amazing adaptations to help them deal with the winter environment. Learn the different strategies used by all different species to survive the harsh, cold months.

Where do the butterflies go when its cold?

What do the frogs and turtles do when the ground and stream freeze?

Play a game to figure out which animal does what!

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Endicott Village Life Visit # 17 - The Redbird

The Endicott Village Life articles for the past few visits have been from the Florence Fairchild Milne collection of the Endicott High School Redbird newspaper. Jane Fairchild Bakewell donated the collection to the Endicott High School Alumni Association and the collection is housed at the Endicott Town Hall.

A May 1949 issue of the Redbird lists the Senior Class roster as Dale Lange, Mervin Knocke, Wendell Hughes, Vennie Klaumann, Patricia Everett and Nancy Hardy.

In September of 1950 the school faculty included Jack Christopher as Superintendent, Miss Strain as high school faculty, Miss Wallace as high school faculty, Merle Lange as grammar room teacher and Florence Milne as primary room teacher.

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National Mentoring Month

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January is National Mentoring Month and The Fairbury TeamMates Board of Directions and Coordinator Andrea Hynek would like to thank all of our current mentors for their commitment to youth in our community. To their employers for enabling them to do so during the work day. Fred Helmink, Heidi Miller, Shea Austin, Debby Ebke, Sally Beckworth, Tony Biehl, Laura Alsman, Brian Julin-McCleary, Chris Ruzicka,Valerie Snyder, Joyce Kujath, Mary Kay Bedlan, Sharon Ebke, Johnna Austin, Barb Schmidt, Charlotte Heller, Beth Block, Glenda Austin, Michelle Hill, Mike Horky, Lois Roker, Julie Knigge, Amber Rogers, Barry Schwab, Danni Stack, Georgann Friedrichsen, Greg Cromer, Heidi Steinmeyer, Trevor Steinmeyer, John Davis, Marci Gillham, Maxine Ward, Nate Berhands, Pauline Nierderklien, Penny Carbaugh, and Rebecca Hinks.

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Traffic:

Traffic:

Landon Thomas Bruce, Speeding 16-20mph over speed limit, $125 fine.

John F. Eastman, Overweight axle, $25 fine, and overweight axle, $150 fine.

Darin R. Weers, Overweight axle, $25 fine.

Dennis J. Wychulis, Speeding 21-25mph over speed limit, $200 fine.

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Real Estate:

Real Estate:

Jan. 9: Craig A. Pope, and Debra L. Pope to Gary D. Corn, and Glenda E. Corn: Lot 15, 16 and part of Lot 14 in Block 1, Phoenix Addition of Hebron, Thayer County, Nebraska.

Jan. 10: City of Hebron to Steven T. Benson, and Signe C. Benson: Part of Lot 18, 19, 20 in Block 1, Huses Addition of Hebron.

Jan. 10: Carole A. Sutton to Dake Neal: Part of Lot 2, O P Wilsons Addition of Chester.

Jan. 10: David E. Lee, Sheriff of Thayer County, Nebraska to Joseph J. Dunlap: Lot 12 in Block C, Williams Addition of Davenport, Thayer County, Nebraska.

Jan. 10: Jordan Drohman, PR; Estate of Brent W. Drohman to Jordan L. Drohman: Lot 1, 2, 3, 4, 9, 10, 11, 12 in Block 1, Jennings Subdivision of Davenport.

Jan. 14: Spencer Holeman to Ronald E. Holeman, and Carolyn E. Holeman: Tax Lot 18-4-4, irregular tract 125.

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Thayer County District Court

Thayer County District Court

Antonio Ayala, of Hebron: Delivering or intending to deliver a controlled substance near a school on Sept. 17, 2012, class 3 felony, pleaded no contest, found guilty, sentenced to 100 days in jail, 36 months probation, $130 in restitution.

Ralph C. Ekis, of Hebron: Delivering or intending to deliver a controlled substance near a school on March 22, 2012, class 3 felony, pleaded not guilty, found guilty, sentenced to a minimum of one year and a maximum of 18 months in jail.

Jackie R. Rogers, of Hebron: Delivering or intending to deliver a controlled substance near a school on March 1, 2012, class 3 felony, pleaded not guilty, found guilty, sentenced to 24 months of probation.

Jose E. Lizama, of Hebron: Delivering or intending to deliver a controlled substance near a school on Nov. 17, 2010, class 3A felony, sentenced to a minimum of three years and a maximum of four years in jail.

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