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Fri
29
May

Delmar F. Rosenthal

Delmar F. Rosenthal 89 of Fairbury, passed away May 29, 2015.  He was born May 18, 1926 in rural Cook, Nebraska. 
Survivors are sister Naomi Spielman of Beatrice, and many nieces and nephews. 
 Services will be Tuesday, June 2, 2015 at Grace Lutheran Church at 2:00 p.m. with Pastor Charles Schmidt officiating. Memorials are to the church or Heritage Care Center.  Burial will be in Zion Lutheran Cemetery, rural Harbine, NE.   Gerdes-Meyer Funeral Home in Fairbury is in charge of arrangements.
Fri
29
May

Dreamers granted driver's licenses

By Sophie Tatum, Nebraska News Service

 

LINCOLN--Legislators are three for three in overriding Gov. Pete Ricketts' vetoes. 

Thu
28
May

Summer Lunch Program

Central Elementary Cafeteria

 

Free lunch for all children ages 1-18; Meals served from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

 

Monday, June 1: Mini Cheese Calzone, Marinara Sauce.

Thu
28
May

Nebraska repeals the death penalty

By Sophie Tatum, Nebraska News Service

 

 

LINCOLN - Nebraska is now among the 19 states that have abolished the death penalty.

Wed
27
May

Twenty-Three Athletes Receive NCPA Spring Academic Awards

 
Student-athletes from Diller-Odell, Fairbury, Meridian, and Tri County have earned the Spring 2015 Nebraska Chiropractic Physicians Association (NCPA) Academic All-State Award.
A nominated student must have a minimum cumulative Grade Point Average in all curricular subjects of 93 percent or 3.7 on a 4.0-point scale or equivalent.
Area high school award winners include Diller-Odell: Music-Lance Lawton and Theresa Zarybnicky, Boys Track and Field-Bladen Ahl and Reese Hennerberg, and Girls Track and Field-Paige Arnold and Theresa Zarybnicky.
Fairbury: Boys Golf-Nicholas Christiansen and Spencer Feldkamp, Journalism-Coleman Bauer and Madison Schlake, Music-Nathan Klaumann and Ryan Umland, Boys Track and Field-Christopher Fisher and Nathan Klaumann, and Girls Track and Field-Emily Burkley and Hannah Yantz.
Wed
27
May

Twenty-Three Athletes Receive NCPA Spring Academic Awards

 
Student-athletes from Diller-Odell, Fairbury, Meridian, and Tri County have earned the Spring 2015 Nebraska Chiropractic Physicians Association (NCPA) Academic All-State Award.
A nominated student must have a minimum cumulative Grade Point Average in all curricular subjects of 93 percent or 3.7 on a 4.0-point scale or equivalent.
Area high school award winners include Diller-Odell: Music-Lance Lawton and Theresa Zarybnicky, Boys Track and Field-Bladen Ahl and Reese Hennerberg, and Girls Track and Field-Paige Arnold and Theresa Zarybnicky.
Wed
27
May

Twenty-Three Athletes Receive NCPA Spring Academic Awards

 
 
Student-athletes from Diller-Odell, Fairbury, Meridian, and Tri County have earned the Spring 2015 Nebraska Chiropractic Physicians Association (NCPA) Academic All-State Award.
A nominated student must have a minimum cumulative Grade Point Average in all curricular subjects of 93 percent or 3.7 on a 4.0-point scale or equivalent.
Area high school award winners include Diller-Odell: Music-Lance Lawton and Theresa Zarybnicky, Boys Track and Field-Bladen Ahl and Reese Hennerberg, and Girls Track and Field-Paige Arnold and Theresa Zarybnicky.
Fairbury: Boys Golf-Nicholas Christiansen and Spencer Feldkamp, Journalism-Coleman Bauer and Madison Schlake, Music-Nathan Klaumann and Ryan Umland, Boys Track and Field-Christopher Fisher and Nathan Klaumann, and Girls Track and Field-Emily Burkley and Hannah Yantz.
Wed
27
May

Athletes Take Part In Kiwanis Elementary Track Meet

Competitors in grades 3-6 participated in the Fairbury Kiwanis Elementary Track Meet held earlier this month on the Fairbury High School track.
First place finishers in the third and fourth grade girls division included Jayden Tracy, softball throw, 85’11”, Hannah Robertson, long jump, 10’10”, Allison Davis, high jump, 3’4”, Hannah Robertson, new record of 7.70 set in prelims of the 50-meter dash, while in the finals she ran a time of 8.17, Lacy Woolard, 60-meter dash, 10.75, and the 200-meter relay team of Emily Huss, Hannah Robertson, Jorjia Shellhase, and Casidy Sipek in a time of 35.09.
Wed
27
May

Valuable Experience Gained By Jeffs At State Track Meet


FAIRBURY SOPHOMORE PATRICK ONDRAK keeps up a steady pace on the north curve Friday afternoon in Class B Boys 3200-meter run held at Omaha Burke Stadium. Ondrak finished 20th in the race. Photo by Jim Phelps/Fairbury Journal-News
It was a day of valuable experience earned by a young core of Fairbury Jeffs athletes at last weekend’s NSAA State Track and Field Championships held at Omaha Burke Stadium.
Fairbury qualified four competitors that competed in a pair of events in the Class B field.
Friday afternoon in the Class B Boys 3200-meter relay the foursome of senior Christopher Fisher, sophomore Brent Hirsch, sophomore Patrick Ondrak, and freshman Jacob Johnson finished 16th overall in time of 8:58.21.
Scottsbluff won the Class B Boys 3200-meter relay registering a time of 8:08.17 with Sidney placing second in a time of 8:09.50.
Later on in the Class D and B session, sophomore Patrick Ondrak took part in the Class B Boys 3200-meter run and placed 20th out of 24 runners with a time of 10:21.66.
Elkhorn junior Austin Yardley won the 3200-meter run in a time of 9:43.57.
Wed
27
May

Hajek Claims Fourth In High Jump For Lady Griffins


DILLER-ODELL SENIOR STETSON MEYER goes airborne on his attempt at 6’3” in the Class D Boys high jump Friday evening at Omaha Burke Stadium. Meyer won the Class D high jump event for the second straight year clearing the bar at 6’5”. (Photo by Jim Phelps/Fairbury Journal-News)
Breaking a school record in the high jump, and setting a new mark in the 1600-meter relay highlighted the two days for the Diller-Odell tracksters at the NSAA State Track and Field Championships held at Omaha Burke Stadium last weekend.
Top notch performances began Friday afternoon for the Griffins, as senior Stetson Meyer capped off his high school track and field career by winning the Class D Boys High Jump for the second straight year.
Meyer won the gold medal in the high jump with a leap of 6'5”.
Laramie Fowler of Stapleton was second tying Meyer at 6'5”, but Meyer won the top spot with fewer misses on his attempts in the competition.
Last year, Meyer won the Class D Boys High Jump with an effort of 6'6”, and as a sophomore, Stetson placed third at 6'2”.

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