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Dec

Paul Davidson

 
Paul O. Davidson, 94 of Fairbury, NE, passed away Dec. 17, 2015 at Heritage Care Center in Fairbury.  He was born Sept. 13, 1921 at Republic County, KS. 
 Survivors are daughters Shari and husband Dennis Schwisow of Western, Neb., and Rhonda Henning and life partner/spouse Dawn Wiedel of Lincoln, Neb., six grandchildren, 10 great-grandchildren and seven great-great-grandchildren. 
 Services will be Wednesday, Dec. 23, 2015 at 1:30 p.m. at the Presbyterian Church in Alexandria, NE with Lana Likens officiating. The family will greet friends at the Gerdes-Meyer Funeral Home in Fairbury on Tuesday, December 22, 2015 from 6 – 8 p.m.  Memorials will go to the Family’s Choice. Burial will be in the Alexandria Cemetery.  www.gerdesmeyerfh.com
Wed
16
Dec

Defiant Few Group Donates Toys


Some members of the Defiant Few Motorcycle Club collected toys in the parking lot of Ray’s Apple Market on Dec. 12. The toys will be donated to area youth. Members of the Defiant Few pictured are, (l-r) Bill Jaeger, Ed Thompson, Doc Matthews and Brandon Anthony. (Photo by Shaun Friedrichsen/www.fairburyjournalnews.com)
Wed
16
Dec

A Brass Christmas


Members of Nebraska Brass play holiday favorites at the United Methodist Church of Fairbury on Dec. 13. An appreciative crowd came out to hear the sounds of a multitude of brass instruments played by experts from across the state. (Photo by Tim Linscott/www.fairburyjournalnews.com)
Wed
16
Dec

Sheriff’s Office Receives Two Mobile Radar Units

The Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office is being awarded a highway safety grant to assist in obtaining two mobile radar units.
According to the Nebraska Office of Highway Safety Administrator, Fred Zwonechek, “The Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office has been awarded the funding to help prevent traffic crashes, injuries and fatalities at various locations throughout the area.”
The mobile radar speed detection equipment provides the agency with a state-of-the-art system that will enhance speed control efforts.
The Nebraska Office of Highway Safety has awarded $1,800 to the Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office toward the purchase of the new units.
Wed
16
Dec

A Love Of Reading Shared

Cyndi Shinn’s third graders used money raised through FBLA’s American Enterprise project to spend time with the residents at Heritage Care Center.  Viola Scheer listens closely as Emily Urich reads to her. (Photos by Shaun Friedrichsen/www.fairburyjournalnews.com)

Wed
16
Dec

Donation Tree

The Meridian Student Council is giving back to the community this holiday season by holding a hat, mitten, scarf drive at the school. Also, items like toilet tissue, toothpaste, facial tissue, shampoo, conditioner and other personal items will be accepted for those less fortunate in the region. All donations will be accepted through Jan. 8. All items will be donated to Blue Valley Community Action in Fairbury. (Contributed Photo)

Wed
16
Dec

Club News

The Zion UCC Women’s Fellowship held their annual Christmas dinner on Dec. 3 at Cedarwood with 29 members and guests attending.  Martha Welsch had decorated the tables and ladies from the church brought in a feast of delicious food which was enjoyed along with fellowship and the  sharing of a Christmas memory.
Those in attendance were: Jane Campbell, Evelyn Cunningham of California, Helen Cunningham, Ruth Drexler, Gertrude Dux, Mildred Dux, Susan Dux, Kathy Elgert, Mary Glenn, Bev Hattle, Kris Huss, Pastor Bill and Glenda Jardine, Carmen Juarez, Twila Klaumann, Bev Korte, Phyllis Kriesel, Sharon Kugel, Barb Schoenrock,
Denise Schoenrock, Helen Schoenrock, Maxine Schoenrock, Sheryl Schoenrock, Eleanor Seggerman, Lisa Seiblot, Fern Snyder, Katherine Wadsworth, Martha Welsch and Elaine Vieth.
 
Wed
16
Dec

Cromer Certified in LSVT

Greg Cromer of Husker Rehabilitation and Wellness Center in Fairbury recently was certified in LSVT (Lee Silverman Voice Treatments) BIG, a therapy solution for people with Parkinson Disease and neurological conditions.
To date, over 1,600 physical and occupational therapists in 16 countries are trained and certified in LSVT BIG.
Wed
16
Dec

School lunch menu 12-16-15

Fairbury Jefferson and Central Elementary Schools
Monday,   Dec. 21, Spaghetti Sauce w/Cheese Ravioli & Garlic Bread, Turkey Sandwich, Fresh Veggies.
Tuesday, Dec. 22, Hamburger on Bun; PBJ Sandwich, Baked Beans.
Wednesday,  Dec. 23-25 No School
High School
Monday,   Dec. 21, Spaghetti Sauce w/Cheese Ravioli & Garlic Bread, Jeff Rib on Bun, Fresh Veggies.
Tuesday, Dec. 22, Cheeseburger on Bun; Roasted Chicken Sandwich, Baked Beans.
Wednesday,  Dec. 23-25 No School 
Diller-Odell Schools
Monday,   Dec. 21, Philly Steak Sandwich, Potato Wedges, Steamed Carrots, Pineapple. 
Tuesday, Dec. 22,  Early Dismissal No Lunch 
Wednesday,  Dec. 23-25 No School 
Meridian Schools
Monday,   Dec. 21-25 No School
Tri-County Schools
Monday,   Dec. 21, Hamburger, Potato, Relish, Sherbet Cup.
Wed
16
Dec

LAVERN AND JANICE BOHLING

LAVERN AND JANICE BOHLING
The grandchildren of LaVern and Janice Bohling would like help them celebrate their 60th wedding anniversary. 
They were married on Christmas Day in 1955.
Please send cards and letters to: LaVern and Janice Bohling, 944 Birch Rd., Byron, NE 68325 or email at drsasse94@gmail.com. Phone calls to: 785-237-8675.
Love, Madison, Mikayla and Brooke.                     

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