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Apr

Meridian FBLA Attends State Leadership Conference in Omaha


Ashli Soukup and Blair Hofstetter will be representing Meridian Schools at Nationals in Chicago at the end of June. (Contributed Photo)
At the opening general session of the FBLA State Leadership Conference in Omaha, it was announced that this was the 53rd annual conference with 2,500 members and advisers attending.  This was the largest conference held and was also the largest delegation--twenty-three members--that Meridian has taken to this conference. Meridian received an award at the opening session with being the Second Largest Chapter Membership in Class D with 55 members. A certificate was given in honor of this award.  
Three awards were given at the Second General Session on Friday night.  Ashli Soukup received the Who's Who in FBLA and received a small plaque.  Also receiving awards that night were Ricky 'Nunez-Word Processing-Honorable Mention and Erin Johnson-Inro to Business Communication-Honorable Mention.
At the Awards of Excellence Program on Saturday morning, Meridian received several honors. Honors included were:
Ricky Nunez-Client Service-4th place
Wed
29
Apr

Survivor Appreciation for Hope Floats

Survivor Appreciation for Hope Floats May 5 at Jefferson Community Health Center, 4-5:30 pm

Date: 
Tuesday, May 5, 2015 - 4:00pm
Wed
29
Apr

JCHC Blood drive

 JCHC Blood Drive, May 11, 9am-noon. For an appt. contact Jean Smith at 402-729-6850.

Date: 
Monday, May 11, 2015 - 9:00am
Wed
29
Apr

Swanton School Reunion

Swanton School Reunion will be May 24 at 9am, lunch at noon. Anyone who attended, graduated or taught is welcome. For reservations contact Mike Pesek, Jr at 402-448-5235 by May 10.

Date: 
Sunday, May 24, 2015 - 12:00pm
Wed
29
Apr

CSFP Distribution

(CSFP) distribution clinic will be held in Fairbury on Tuesday, May 5 for ages 60+ and meet income guidelines.  An appointment is suggested.  BVCA, 402-729-2278. 

Date: 
Tuesday, May 5, 2015 - 8:00am
Wed
29
Apr

Library Summer Reading Program

Fairbury Public Library’s Summer Reading Programs begins May 1. Free program is for children ages 3 and older. Library card needed. Programs include Mark Schoenrock, Dan Lufkin. Dates for the programs are June 5th, June 12th, June 19th, and June 26th, from 10:00 to 11:00 a.m. at the 4-H Building. Children must register to attend. Call (402) 729-2843.
 
Date: 
Friday, May 1, 2015 - 10:00am
Wed
29
Apr

"Remembering Those Country School Days"

"Remembering Those Country School Days" at 11:15 am, Friday, May 8, 2015 at the Kloppenberg Senior Center. Make advanced reservations by calling 1-785-337-2527.
 
Date: 
Friday, May 8, 2015 - 11:15am
Wed
29
Apr

Arbor Day Celebration


arbor day celebration. The mayor signed a proclamation urging all citizens to celebrate Arbor Day and he and the tree board planted a tree. This year three shumard oaks were planted south of the southwest softball field. Left to right in the picture are Ed Coatman, mayor Homer Ward and Teri Deger. Fairbury is a Tree City USA member. (Contributed Photo)
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29
Apr

School lunch menu 4-29-15

Fairbury Jefferson and Central 
Elementary Schools
Thursday, Apr. 30: Chicken Tetrazinni w/HMD bread; turkey sand., mixed veggies. 
Friday, May 1: Mini Cheese Calzone; PBJ Sandwich, Marinara Sauce.
Monday, May 4: Crispy Chicken on bun; Turkey sandwich, Baked Beans.
Tuesday,  May 5: Oven Roasted Chicken w/ HMD Bread; PBJ sandwich, Mashed Potatoes.
Wednesday,  May 6:Pepperoni Pizza; Tuna Salad on bun, Corn.
 
High School
Thursday, Apr. 30: 
Friday, May 1: Mini Cheese Calzone; Cheeseburger on bun, Marinara Sauce.
Monday, May 4: Crispy Chicken on bun; Ham & Cheese  flatbread, Baked Beans.
Tuesday,  May 5: Oven Roasted Chicken w/ HMD Bread; Hamburger on bun, Mashed Potatoes.
Wednesday,  May 6:Pizza Hut Pepperoni Pizza; Chicken/ Cheese Wrap, Corn.
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Apr

4-29-15

Sheriff’s report
April 16: Report of a traffic stop on a speeding vehicle east of Jansen on Highway 136. The driver was driving under suspension. A citation was issued. 
April 16: Report of a missing license plate.
April 16: Jennifer M. Camp, of Fairbury, was driving a 2007 Chevrolet east on 713 Road about a half mile east of Highway 15 when the vehicle went off the road, the driver overcorrected and the vehicle went into the ditch and rolled. Camp was taken by Jefferson County Ambulance to Jefferson Community Health Center. The vehicle was totaled. 
April 18: Tobias G. Fritzen, of Diller, was driving a 1998 Buick west on Highway 136 when the driver attempted to turn onto Highway 103 and collided with a 1998 Jeep driven by Duane R. Bleich. Both drivers and Bleich’s passenger, Carrie Bleich, were taken by ambulance to Beatrice Community Hospital and Health Center. 

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