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Mar

Aksarben Award Given To Massa

Brooke Massa of Fairbury, NE is one of 50 Nebraska and Western Iowa high school students to receive a 2016 AKSARBEN Horatio Alger State Scholarship. 

Wed
30
Mar

Youth News

Iowa Western Community College officials announced that approximately 600 students have been named to the President’s Honor Roll due to their academic achievement during the 2015 Fall term. Students named to the President’s Honor Roll must be carrying at least 12 academic credit hours and attain a grade point average of at least 3.5 on a scale of 4.0.
Fairbury resident Joshua Moody, diesel technology, was named to the President’s Honor Roll.
Wed
30
Mar

Sylvia Cross

The family of Sylvia Cross would like to honor her with a card shower for her 80th Birthday on April 5.  Her children are Marcia Singh, Dan Cross, and Beth Cross. 
You may send Birthday wishes to her at 70974 571st Ave.  Fairbury, NE  68352.
Wed
30
Mar

Mike Hammer Retiring

Please join the Village of Reynolds in extending best wishes to Mike Hammer, who is retiring as Mayor of Reynolds. Mike submitted his resignation at the regular Village Board Meeting on February 11, 2016.
Mike has been an esteemed board member for 35+ years and has served the community of Reynolds as mayor since 2011.
Mike’s retirement is our loss, but a well deserved respite for him.
Wed
30
Mar

Area Students Act, Emphasize And Explain At State Speech

Cheney Ensz, Colby Ensz, Tiffany Pearson, Reagan Schultis and Cooper Smith participated in the state speech competition for Tri County in the Oral Interpretation of Drama division.

The Nebraska School Activities Association (NSAA) state speech championships were held March 23-24 in Kearney and several area students participated.
For Tri County, Cheyenne Gerlach participated in Persuasive Speaking while Cheney Ensz, Colby Ensz, Tiffany Pearson, Reagan Schultis and Cooper Smith were in the Interpretation of Drama division.
Diller-Odell was represented by Kailee Rupprecht in Extemporaneous Speaking while Joslynn Edmond was in Entertainment Speaking.
Finishing in sixth place in Serious Interpretation was Paige Arnold for Diller-Odell.
Wed
30
Mar

Chilly Egg Hunt

The Fairbury Chamber of Commerce held their annual egg hunt and participants had to bundle up to face the frigid weather outside. Cooler temps, however, did not keep around 200 children away from collecting eggs with candy and prizes. One of the many participants in the egg hunt was Emma Elkins, one, and her mother Brenda

Wed
30
Mar

State Reading Classic Competition

Fairbury will be hosting the Nebraska State Reading Classic competition on April 2 at the Fairbury High School.  The competition will begin with registration starting at 9:30 a.m.  The semi-final rounds of competition will start at 9:45 a.m.  There will be three divisions competing. There will be teams from several counties competing

Date: 
Saturday, April 2, 2016 - 9:30am
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30
Mar

Veterans and Families

Veterans and Families. The Outreach Division of the Veterans Administration will be in Fairbury the second Friday of every month beginning April 8 to answer your questions or concerns about VA support. No appointment is necessary. The VA Mobile Unit will be located at the VFW in HWY 15 (across from the water tower) Time: 1 p.m. until ?

Date: 
Friday, April 8, 2016 - 1:00pm
Wed
30
Mar

Jefferson Co. Republican Convention

The Jefferson County Republican Convention will take place at 7 p.m. on April 10, 2016, at the Burkley Family Center, 509 E St., Fairbury, NE  68352.

Date: 
Sunday, April 10, 2016 - 7:00pm
Wed
30
Mar

Autism: What You May Not Know

  The April Health Today session will feature “Autism: What You May Not Know” by Tim Linscott, Fairbury Journal-News publisher. The April session will be held on Wednesday, April 6, in the Conference Rooms at Jefferson Community Health Center. The free educational program will begin at 12:20 p.m.
April is Autism Awareness Month. As a parent of a child with autism, Tim will help teach about what autism is, and how a community can help support families who deal with autism.
Health Today is a free monthly health education session offered by Jefferson Community Health Center.
The educational sessions are free to the public. Participants are encouraged to bring their lunch, or are welcome to purchase lunch in the JCHC cafeteria, which is located near the Conference Rooms.

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