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Foursquare Gospel Church

Foursquare Gospel Church
 is trick or treating OCT. 29. From 6 -8 p.m. All Donations will go to Blue Valley Community Action for the local food bank.
 
Date: 
Wednesday, October 29, 2014 - 6:00am
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The 2014 Diabetes Directions conference

The 2014 Diabetes 
Directions conference 
will be held Tuesday, Oct. 28, from 1:30 to 5 p.m. The conference, which is sponsored by Jefferson Community Health Center, will be held at the Union Bank Community Room, 1313 K St., Fairbury. Call Helmink at (402) 729-6888.
 
Date: 
Tuesday, October 28, 2014 - 1:30am
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St. Michael’s Fall Soup Luncheon

St. Michael’s Fall Soup Luncheon Sunday, October 26,  11:00 A.M.- 1:00 P.M. In the St. Michael’s School Gym. Free Will Donation. Take out orders available call 729-2058 or 300-0148 by Friday, October 24.  
 
Date: 
Sunday, October 26, 2014 - 11:00am
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Field of Screams Hunted Maze

The Diller/Odell Class of 2017 Field of Screams Hunted Maze Fundraiser. Oct 24th, 25th, 31 & Nov 1st. from 6:00 to 11:30 pm

Date: 
Friday, October 24, 2014 - 6:00am
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Oct. 22, 2014


1912 Note that Korbel Drug, Starr Buckow Ins and all the building in between are still around. The elaborate Eastlake facade, where the spa is now, had its facade changed in the 30’s.  Contributed Photo
120 Years Ago 1894
The Jefferson County Journal 
As it had 10 years earlier, the Republican local ticket carried Jefferson County, but Silas A. Holcomb, Populist, defeated Tom Majors for governor.
Wheat prices were the lowest at the farm since arrival of railroad transportation in the area.
The honor roll in district No. 9 included Fannie and Raymond Alsworth, Charles and Clara Coffin, Peter Isaac, Ray and Ruth Moler, Charles and Max Ruhnke, Emma Schindoll, Silas and Theodore Wadley, Mary Wendlandt and Clarence Wolfe.
 
110 Years Ago 1904
The Jefferson County Journal 
“Shore Acres” was the first play in the new Steele Opera house on the south side of the square. The former opera house on the north side, in the old First National Bank Building, had been closed.
Fred Landkamer reported a yield of 80 bushels of corn per acre on a small tract near Powell.
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Oct

FHS Concludes Busy Week Of Volleyball

It was a busy week for the Fairbury Lady Jeffs volleyball team, as the team played six matches including three matches to place sixth in the eight-team Falls City Volleyball Tournament played Oct. 11th at Falls City High and Middle Schools.
Fairbury opened play taking on Palmyra losing in three sets, 17-25, 25-18, 25-18 to the Lady Panthers.
Shelby Pollman paced Fairbury’s attacks with a team-high 12 kills, and Sidney Pollman hammered home nine kills.
For the match, the Lady Jeffs racked up 29 kills.
Senior Tiffani Bonsal handed out 26 assists on 88-93 setting.
Sidney Pollman topped the Lady Jeffs with four blocks, with Bailey Klaumann registering 30 digs on defense.
Fairbury dropped into the loser’s bracket with its opening round loss.
The Lady Jeffs came away with its fifth win of the season posting a three-set victory against Sterling by the scores of 16-25, 25-18, 26-24.
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Meridian Netters Win Three Of Four Matches

Meridian’s Lady Mustangs volleyball team had a fine week on the court, winning three of four matches in a pair of road triangulars.
In their most recent triangular played Oct. 16 at Giltner, the Lady Mustangs came away with a split of their matches.
The Lady Mustangs had their eight match win streak ended in their first match losing, 21-25, 23-25 to Class D2 state-rated Giltner.
Ashli Soukup recorded the only two aces for the Lady Mustangs in the match while going 4-4 behind the service line.
Blair Hofstetter was the leading attacker for Meridian versus the Lady Hornets with 12 kills, while Allison Klipp chipped in four kills.
Erin Johnson handed out 18 of the 21 total assists for Meridian.
Meridian turned around and squared off against Cross County in its second match.
The Lady Mustangs came out victorious by scores of 25-12, 25-13.
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Oct

Diller-Odell Splits Week’s Matches

Diller-Odell’s volleyball team earned its 20th win of the season in a pair of road matches played last week.
Thursday evening Oct. 16th,  the Lady Griffins lost in three sets to Pioneer Conference foe (16-7) Friend, 19-25, 21-25, 22-25.
In the match, the Lady Griffins served 92.1 percent from behind the service line.
Three servers, Theresa Zarybnicky, Katie Zarybnicky, and Katie Schultis were 100 percent behind the line  connecting on 7-7, 11-11, and 15-15 serves.
Madison Jurgens led the Lady Griffins with three aces, while Josie Vitosh added two aces.
As a team, Diller-Odell registered 28 kills paced by Madison Hajek with 12, while Jurgens put down 11.
Fifteen assists were passed out by Jurgens on 40-40 setting, and Josie Vitosh put up nine assists.
Schultis and Hajek paced the team on defense with five blocks apiece.
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Lady Griffins Finish Third At Falls City Tourney

Diller-Odell’s volleyball team went 2-1 to place third out of eight teams Oct.11 at the Falls City Volleyball Tournament.
The Lady Griffins began tournament play with a 25-11, 25-10 win over Tri County.
Katie Schultis led Diller-Odell in points scored in the match with nine.
Diller-Odell recorded 15 ace serves in the match paced by Josie Vitosh, Madison Jurgens, and Schultis with four aces each.
Jurgens topped all Lady Griffin hitters with nine kills, and Madison Hajek contributed six kills.
Josie Vitosh handed out 14 assists on 27-28 setting.
Hajek had a team-high six blocks, while Josie Vitosh had a team-leading seven digs on defense.
With the win, Diller-Odell advanced to face Pawnee City in semi-final action.
The Lady Indians were victorious in three sets, 16-25, 25-23, 25-16.
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Friend Takes Charge

In a key D1-4 District matchup Friday evening, undefeated (7-0) Friend benefited from a strong rushing attack to remain perfect on the season securing a 40-22 home win against Diller-Odell.
Each squad scored once in the first quarter with Diller-Odell’s touchdown resulting on a seven-yard pass from Brady McMurray to Stetson Meyer.
McMurray ran in the two-point conversion tying the game at 8.
The second quarter belonged to Friend, as the Bulldogs outscored Diller-Odell, 16-2 to open a 24-10 halftime lead.
Diller-Odell’s lone points came on a safety by Tyler Roberts tackling a ball carrier in the end zone.
Both of Friend’s touchdowns came through the air with strikes of eight and 46 yards from Emmett Beckler to Simon Sandberg.
In the third quarter, Friend continued to pile on the points outscoring the Griffins, 16-12.

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