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Wed
01
Jul

Dunn

Brenda Sue (Beu) Dunn was born March 23, 1967 at Hastings, NE. She is the daughter of Rozella and Leonard Beu. She was baptized at the age of 3 months at the Grace Lutheran Church in Fairbury. She was confirmed in the eighth grade to become a member of the same Grace Lutheran Church. She dearly loved to go to church and read her Bible.
Wed
01
Jul

Bridges

Sharon Lloyd Bridges, 76, of Dunedin, Florida passed into the Lord’s arms on June 24, 2015 after a courageous battle with ALS. She was born in Fairbury, Nebraska on June 6, 1939 to parents Melvin and Mavis Pleis Lloyd and attended Fairbury schools until she moved with her family to New York when she was seventeen. She graduated from Levittown Memorial High School in 1957 and began working for NASA. Sharon was very proud to have known many early astronauts while working for engineers who developed spacecraft such as the LEM.
On December 27, 1958 Sharon married Donald Bridges. They lived in East Meadow, NY until Don’s retirement from the NY Nassau County Police Department, when they retired to Florida. Don predeceased Sharon in 2011.
Sharon loved music. She was known all her life as a wonderful soloist and was happiest when performing with her beloved Dunedin Community Chorus, her other singing groups, and very special karaoke friends.
Wed
01
Jul

Tamerius

Cecil G. Tamerius 87 of Fairbury, NE. formerly Cuba, KS. passed away June 30, 2015 at Gardenside LTC in Fairbury. He was born August 18, 1927 at Plattsville, IA. 
Survivors are Daughters & Sons-in-law: Kay & Gary Hauschel  of Fairbury, Joan & Rick Novak of Haddam, KS., Linda & Perry Trecek of Agenda, KS., Diane & Brian Freeman of Courtland, KS., Sons & Daughters-in-law: David & Susan Grummert of Plymouth, Donald & DeLaine Grummert of Plymouth, Bradley & Jeanette Grummert of Plymouth, 18 Grandchildren, 17 Great Grandchildren, 
Services will be at 10:30 a.m. Friday July 3, 2015 at Gerdes-Meyer Funeral Home in Fairbury. The family will greet friends from 7 to 8:30 pm on Thursday July 2nd at the Funeral Home.  Memorials to the Family’s Choice. Burial at the Fairbury Cemetery-Fairbury, NE. Gerdes-Meyer Funeral Home in Fairbury are in charge of arrangements.
Wed
01
Jul

Meyer

Dale Meyer, 82 of Daykin, NE passed away July 1, 2015 at his home. 
Services are pending with Gerdes-Meyer Funeral Home in Fairbury.
Wed
01
Jul

Darrow

Charles E. Darrow, 88 of Fairbury, NE died June 29, 2015 at Heritage Care Center in Fairbury.  He was born October 26, 1926 at Endicott, NE. 
Survivors are son Howard Darrow of Fairbury and grandson Dr. Charles Darrow of Lincoln.
Cremation has taken place.  There will be services at a later date.  Gerdes-Meyer Funeral Home in Fairbury is in charge of arrangements.
 
Fri
26
Jun

President Declares Disaster for the State of Nebraska

The U.S. Department of Homeland Security's Federal Emergency Management Agency announced that federal disaster aid has been made available to the State of Nebraska to supplement state, tribal, and local recovery efforts in the area affected by severe storms, tornadoes, straight-line winds, and flooding during the period of May 6 to June 17, 2015.

The President's action makes federal funding available to state, tribal, and eligible local governments and certain private nonprofit organizations on a cost-sharing basis for emergency work and the repair or replacement of facilities damaged by the severe storms, tornadoes, straight-line winds, and flooding in the counties of Cass, Dundy, Gage, Jefferson, Lancaster, Lincoln, Morrill, Nuckolls, Otoe, Saline, Saunders, and Thayer.

Thu
25
Jun

Accident involving a vehicle at 9th & E Sts

Gayle Kujath was driving a 2005 Mercury Marquis east bound on 9th St., when turning  right to park in a parking stall to the apartment building, she accidentally hit the accelerator pedal instead of the brake pedal. Causing her to collide with a hand rail and go over the concrete embankment wall. 

Wed
24
Jun

Beware of Hail Damage Roof Scammers

Wed
24
Jun

Jefferson County Relay For Life

Wed
24
Jun

New City Manager Hired

After more than two months of negotiations, the City of Fairbury finally landed the candidate they had sought from day one to serve as city manager.
 On Tuesday Fairbury Mayor Homer Ward conformed the hiring of Collin Bielser of Baldwin City, Kan. Bielser, who serves as assistant city manager for Baldwin City will start duties in Fairbury on July 27.
 "We found the right guy," Mayor Ward said. "It's taken quite a bit longer to get all of the contractuals ironed out than we would have liked, but this is a big move for both of us and we needed to make sure everything was done properly."
 Mayor Ward said he was very excited to land a candidate of this caliber and said Bielser would do an excellent job managing the day to day activities for Fairbury. The mayor said he was especially pleased that Bielser has an emphasis on economic development.

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