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Thu
18
Sep

Leon and Marie (Kugel) Zimmerman

  Leon and Marie (Kugel) Zimmerman were married September 8, 1989, at St. Paul Lutheran Church, Beatrice.

Their children are Anthony, and fiance Lindsey Meyer, Andrew and  Aaron Zimmerman of Beatrice.
Nicole and husband, Steve Arena, Grandson, Jerick Zabokrtsky, step-grandchildren, Brooke and Deighton Arena, all of Beatrice.
A celebration with family and friends was hosted by their children at the home of  Leon and Marie on August 30.
Cards may be sent to: 6203 W. Belvedere Road, Beatrice, NE 68310.
Wed
17
Sep

Best Choice Save-A-Label Program Benefits Bonham Theatre

Ray's Apple Market in Fairbury and Best Choice products now make it easier than ever to donate to the Bonham Theatre Project. Fundraising for The Bonham Theatre Project is easy, thanks to the Best Choice label program. Already, more than 11,000 groups are cashing in, using the Save-A-Label program.

Wed
17
Sep

Joe D. Busing

The family of Joe D. Busing would like to honor him with a card shower for his 65th birthday on September 28. Cards may be sent to: 71220 566th Ave., Fairbury, NE 68352.

Wed
17
Sep

Norman John Endorf

Norman John Endorf, 84, of Tobias, passed away on September 12, 2014 at The Hearthstone in York, NE. He was born January 3,1930 to Henry and Edna Bartels Endorf on a farm two miles east of Tobias. He was the second son of four boys.

Norman was baptized at Zion Lutheran Church, rural Tobias, on January 26,1930 by Rev. William Nau. He attended Zion Lutheran School through 8th grade. Norman was confirmed on April 18,1943 by Rev. C.F. Schrien. He graduated from Western High School in 1947.

Wed
17
Sep

Harriet M. Cacek

Harriet M. Cacek the daughter of John and Cora (Mayborn) Wilms was born December 23, 1922 at Hollenberg, Kansas. She departed this life on Sunday August 31, 2014 in Superior, Nebraska at the age of 91 years.

Survivors include her husband Don Cacek of Superior, NE; son Glenn C. Cacek of Lincoln, Nebraska; daughter Phyllis Jean Bodie of Miami, FL; three grandchildren: Aaron and wife Aigerim, Brook and Paige Bodie and one great grandchild: Aiken Bodie; other relatives and a host of friends.

Wed
17
Sep

Daryl Alan Bonow

Daryl Alan Bonow, 75, of McCook, died, Monday, September 8, 2014 at his home in McCook. He was born in Wahoo, NE on February 28, 1939 to Lawrence and Lucille (Bergren) Bonow. He graduated from Wahoo High School in 1957. He attended Midland Lutheran College and transferred to Peru State College graduating in 1964 with Bachelor of Science Degree in Education. Graduating mid-year, Daryl got a job and taught at Table Rock for several years and coached. He later recieved his Master Degree from Kearney State Teachers College.

Wed
17
Sep

Nebraskan Artist Highlighted At Local Antique Shop


The Antiques, Collectibles & Art shop in Hebron is able to display many different paintings done by Gale Walton, a Nebraskan, who was a amateur painter and spent many years painting Nebraska scenery as he saw it as he traveled across the state. Photos by Fairbury Journal News
 Being a collector of antiques, collectibles and art means keeping an eye out for the unexpected find.  Joane Thompson of Hebron has been doing just that for the majority of her life.  Recently she happened upon several paintings by a little known Nebraska artist, Gale Walton.
“I was really excited to happen on this find,” Thompson said.  “These paintings that I have are all of Nebraska and I really think that it is a wonderful find.”
Thompson travels through several states buying and selling original art, furniture, lighting, jewelry and dishware.  She has a shop in Hebron called Antiques, Collectibles and Art on Lincoln Ave.  
Originally from the west coast Thompson has settled in Nebraska although she still travels to select shows throughout the western states.
Wed
17
Sep

Jefferson Intermediate Playground Project


Angie Judd, PTA member accepts a $2,000 check that is being presented by Optimist President, Twyla Bray and Optimist Vice-president Carol Sprunk. The money is a portion of the proceeds from this summer’s firework stand. Contributed photo
The Optimist was able to present a check for $2,000 to the PTA to be placed towards the Jefferson Intermediate School playground.  The check was made possible through the coordinated efforts of  PTA members and the Optimist Club in one of their major fund raisers.
This summer the PTA, as well as volunteers from the Bonham Theatre project coordinated with the Fairbury Optimist Club in selling fireworks at the Optimist fireworks stand.  The fireworks tent is one of the largest money making projects that the Optimist Club participates in during the year.  Having the additional support from members of two of the projects that will benefit from the fireworks proceeds also in turn helps support the Optimist members efforts.  
Wed
17
Sep

Meridian Places Fourth At Friend Tourney

Competing in its first volleyball tournament of the season, Meridian finished fourth at Saturday’s eight-team Friend Volleyball Tournament.
Meridian began the tournament on the right foot earning a three-set victory over Humphrey/Lindsay Holy Family.
The Lady Mustangs won by scores of 23-25, 25-13, 25-16.
As a team, Meridian had 23 total kills for the match with Blair Hofstetter leading the way with 12 kills.
Behind the service line, the Lady Mustangs had 11 ace serves.
Allison Klipp paced the team with four ace serves.
Erin Johnson handed out 20 set assists for Meridian.
On defense, Klipp and Hofstetter each had 16 digs in the three-set match.
Class C2 undefeated Freeman defeated Meridian in semifinal play in straight sets, 25-18, 25-14.
Johnson and Hofstetter each had a pair of ace serves versus the Lady Falcons.
Wed
17
Sep

Upcoming Events

Meridian Mustangs
Mustangs Football - Sept. 19 @ Lewiston
Mustangs Volleyball - Sept. 25 BDS
 

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