Submitted by Fairbury1 on Fri, 01/08/2016 - 9:34am
Herman Kenning 90, of Steele City, NE, passed away Jan. 7, 2016 in Fairbury. He was born March 13, 1925.
Survivors include wife Dorothy, son Dennis (Donna) Kenning, daughters Marlene (Gregg) Buchli, and Diane Kenning.
Services will be Monday, January 11, 2016 at 10:00 a.m. at the Steele City Presbyterian Church. The family will greet friends Sunday January 10th from 2 – 4 p.m. at Gerdes-Meyer Funeral Home in Fairbury. Memorials to Family’s Choice.
Submitted by Fairbury1 on Fri, 01/08/2016 - 7:56am
First, I want to remind those who might be within in driving distance of Fairbury that I'll have my first, in-session town hall of the year, this Saturday, January 9, at 10 a.m. at the Fairbury hospital.Everyone is welcome to attend, and feel free to bring friends.
Submitted by Fairbury1 on Thu, 01/07/2016 - 5:10pm
Justine Bixler, left, Steven Boomgaarn Jr., right
A Fairbury Couple was convicted of committing child abuse negligently, a class 3A felony. Steven Boomgaarn Jr., 26, of Fairbury was sentenced to not less than 48 months and no more than 60 months in the state correctional facility. Justine Bixler, 22, of Fairbury, was sentenced to not less than 24 months and not more than 48 months in the state correctional facility. Stay tuned to FairburyTV.com for video coverage of the event.
Submitted by Fairbury1 on Thu, 01/07/2016 - 3:46pm
Betty J. Hartley, 86, of Lincoln, passed away Jan. 6, 2016. Born Dec. 30, 1929 in Fairbury.
Survivors include daughter/son-in-law, Kim and Gary Hailey, Waverly; son Tom Hartley and fiancé Joanne Egalka, St. Petersburg, FL, daughter, Kari Hartley, Lincoln; eight grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren.
Memorial Service: 11 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 9, 2016 at First United Methodist Church, 14410 Folkestone, Waverly, NE with Pastor Scott Shreve officiating. No Visitation/Cremation. Memorials to Belmont Elementary School, Lincoln, NE for kindergarten class needs. Condolences online at Roperandsons.com.
Submitted by Fairbury1 on Wed, 01/06/2016 - 2:49pm
The Fairbury Police Department participated in the nationwide You Drink & Drive. You Lose Crackdown which ran from December 18, 2015 through January 3, 2016. During that time period there was increased patrols. The extra patrol time was possible through a grant from the Nebraska Office of Highway Safety (NOHS). This grant allowed Officers to work extra time in order to increase the enforcement of traffic laws and specifically increase patrol for alcohol violations. The extra time worked by officers will be paid for by the NOHS.
Submitted by Fairbury1 on Wed, 01/06/2016 - 10:27am
Competing in its final games of 2015, Tri County’s girls and boys basketball teams placed third and fourth at last week’s HTRS Holiday Classic held in Humboldt.
In girls play, Tri County won its consolation game versus Southern by a score of 42-23.
Haydyn Weise topped the (7-3) Lady Trojans in scoring with 15 points, Josie Weise, eight points, Sloane Holtmeier, six points, Halle Weise, four points, Shae Wattjes, three points, and Madison Freese, Delaney Uher, and Miranda Vogt chipped in two points each.
Uher led the team in rebounds with six, while Wattjes pulled down five boards, Josie Weise had a team-high six steals, and Haydyn Weise dished out a team-leading five assists.
Tri County came up short in its opening tourney game losing to Humboldt-Table Rock-Steinauer, 48-41.