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Mar

Tri County Post Prom

Post Prom is being held for the Junior and Senior classes of Tri County High School and their dates. The public is invited to view the Tri County Post Prom decorations at the DeWitt Community Center between 8 p.m. and 10 p.m. on April 2. The theme this year is “Let the Games Begin, TC 2016” (using an Olympic theme).   
Post Prom is sponsored by the Junior and Senior Class parents, donors and businesses in the surrounding communities who care about keeping students safe.  
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23
Mar

Severe Weather Poster Contest honorable mention

Preparng For storms--Jordan Hauschel (right), a fourth grade student at Jefferson Intermediate in Fairbury, received an honorable mention for a poster he created for the severe weather poster contest sponsored by the Jefferson County Emergency Management Office, the Nebraska Emergency Management Agency and the National Weather Service. Fairbury and Tri County were the only two schools to participate in the contest. Hauschel received a certificate for his poster. Jefferson County Emergency Manager John McKee (left) explained that there were only approximately 7-8 honorable mentions in the state for the contest. (Photo by Shaun Friedrichsen/www.fairburyjournalnews.com)

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Mar

Optimist Oratorical Contest

public speaking at its finest--Several students from area schools competed in the Optimist Oratorical Contest on March 13. The topic was “how my best brings out the best in others.” Pictured are (l-r): Dakota Cherney (first place, boy’s division) of Thayer Central, Mickael Halverstadt (second place, girl’s division) of Thayer Central, Erika Schwisow (first place, girl’s division) of Meridian and Nylah Moody (third place, girl’s division) of Meridian. Those who placed first will compete at the state competition on April 16 in Grand Island. (Photo by Shaun Friedrichsen/www.fairburyjournalnews.com)

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Mar

Students of the month

Fairbury Jr/Sr. High School--Student of the Month Selections are: 7th Graders Lane Zabokrtsky, son of Jane and Chad Zabokrtsky; Mallonee Biehl, daughter of Taylor and Tony Biehl. 8th Grader, Jackie Deras, daughter of Maritza and Edelio Deras. Students are nominated by their teachers based on their work ethic, attitude and behaviors. Students may win this award only once throughout their junior high years. (Contributed Photo)

Wed
23
Mar

City of Fby Hosts “Fair Housing” Activity

The City of Fairbury will be hosting a Fair Housing information booth on April 5, 2016.  
If you are a looking to rent or purchase a home, you can learn about how the Fair Housing Act protects your rights to receive equal housing opportunity. You can also learn about what to do if you think your rights to fair housing have been violated. Landlords, home sellers, realtors, and lenders can get information about Fair Housing Act changes that went into effect on December 31, 2015.
The booth will be open from 5:30 p.m. to 7:15 p.m. at city hall, 612 D St., Fairbury, Nebraska. A representative from the Southeast Nebraska Development District will be on hand to provide brochures and answer questions. For further information, you may also contact Fairbury’s Fair Housing representative, Sharyl Preston at 402-729-2476.
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Club News

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23
Mar

School lunch menu 3-28 to 4-1

Fairbury Jefferson and Central Elementary Schools
Monday,  Mar. 28-No School
Tuesday, Mar. 29- Breaded Beef Sticks with HMD Bread or Chicken Salad Sandwich or Chef Salad with Croutons or Yogurt and Cheese with Granola, Cheesy Potato Casserole
Wednesday,  Mar. 30- Oven Fried Chicken with HMD Bread or PBJ Sandwich or  Chef Salad with Crackers or Yogurt and Cheese with Granola, Mashed Potatoes and Gravy
Thursday, Mar. 31- Breaded Pork Cutlet on Bun or Turkey Sandwich or Chef Salad with Croutons or Yogurt and Cheese with Granola, Broccoli with Cheese
Friday, Apr. 1- Chicken & Cheese Enchilada or Ham/Cheese Wrap, Refried Beans.
High School
Monday,  Mar. 28- No School
Tuesday, Mar. 29- Breaded Beef Sticks with HMD Bread or Roasted Chicken on Bun, Cheesy Potato Casserole
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23
Mar

Galles

Austin and Michelle Galles of Wayne, Neb. are proud to announce the birth of their daughter Sydney Jean Galles born Feb. 26 at eight pounds and 10 ounces and was 22.5 inches long.
Sydney was welcomed home by big brother Jocoby  who is two years old. 
Grandparents are Tim and Francie Fairley of Fairbury;                            Fran and Roxanne Galles of Remsen of Iowa; Great grandparents: Jean Fairley of Fairbury; Jerry and Bobbie Likens of Steele City; Ron and Darlene Schmillen of Marcus, Iowa; Bev Galles of Marcus, Iowa.
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23
Mar

Harvey Jurgena

Guess who is turning 80 on March 28, 2016? Please send him cards at: Harvey Jurgena, 1704 4th Street, Fairbury NE 68352.

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23
Mar

Dorothy Vorderstrasse

The family of Dorothy Vorderstrasse would like to honor her with a card shower for her 95th birthday on April 1.
You may send birthday wishes and special memories to her at Good Samaritan Society, Angel’s Landing, Room 214, 401 South 22nd Street, Beatrice, NE 68310.          

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