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Fri
22
Jul

James O. Lugenbeel

James O. Lugenbeel, 85 of Fairbury, NE passed away July 20, 2016 at Heritage Care Center in Fairbury.  He was a Korean War Navy Veteran. Survivors are Wife: Nina Lugenbeel.

Services will be Tuesday, July 26, 2016 at 10:30 a.m. at the First Baptist Church in Fairbury with Pastor Randy Novotny officiating. The family will greet friends Monday evening from 6 – 8 at the Funeral Home.  Burial will be in the Fairbury Cemetery with full military rites. Memorials will go to the Family’s Choice. Gerdes-Meyer Funeral Home in Fairbury is in charge of arrangements

Fri
22
Jul

Mary M. Ward

Mary M. Ward, 63 of Reynolds, NE passed away June 24, 2016 at Bryan LGH East in Lincoln.   

Survivors are husband John Ward of Fairbury, children Dennis Corbin, Rob Corbin and Reva Ward, sister Esther McAdam, brothers Jim and Will Corbin, grandchildren Ethan & Ashton Corbin and Dante Ward. 

 Her Memorial service will be held Tuesday, August 2, 2016 at 7:00 p.m. at Gerdes-Meyer Funeral Home with Pastor Randy Novotny officiating. 

Fri
22
Jul

John Curtis Wieland

John Curtis Wieland 80 of Morrowville, KS. passed away July 20, 2016 in Fairbury, NE. 

Survivors are Wife: Ronda Wieland, Children: Randall John Wieland, Shenane White, Matasha & Christopher Roskilly, Sean Edward Wieland, Grandchildren: Arin James White, Ryan Matthew White, Evan Michael White, Iain Jacob White, Seth Joseph White, Nathan Christopher Roskilly, & Elizabella Elaine Roskilly, Siblings: Joanne & Cliff Elder, Richard & Joanne Wieland, David & Marge Wieland, Christa Prior, Richard & Karon L'Ecuyer, Jim & Ina Maize, Sister-in-Law: Joynita Strunk, EriK Wieland, Martin Wieland, Martia Rockhold.

Fri
22
Jul

Iona M. Bartels

 

Iona M. Bartels, age 87 of Fairbury, formerly of Daykin passed away July 20, 2016.

Survivors cherishing her memory include her daughters and their spouses, Judy and Marlon Buzek of Stromsburg, Nebraska; Jason Capek, Chase and Carter of Shelton, Nebraska; Justin and Melissa Capek, Jayden and Liam of Ohiowa, Nebraska; Jon and Audra Capek and Stormi of Carleton, Nebraska; Joshua Capek of Tobias, Nebraska; Aaron and Jennifer Wolfe, Cooper, Berkeley and Decker of Tobias, Nebraska and Megan and Derrick Haake, Maddox, Bryant and Harper of Daykin, Nebraska.

 

 

Thu
21
Jul

Road Construction to begin around Aug. 1

The City of Fairbury plans to remove and replace road pavement in two areas on the north side of town. Work on Industrial Drive from 27th to 24th streets and on the northeast corner of Industrial Drive and 32nd Street will begin on or about Aug. 1, city officials have said. The construction is expected to last a couple of months but will be done in phases to allow traffic to continue to pass through those areas.

Thu
21
Jul

Saline County Galaxy of the Stars

Wed
20
Jul

Day at the Cabin

The historic Girl Scout cabin in City Park will be open for visitors from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday, July 24. Refreshments will be available.
The Girl Scout cabin recently has been undergoing cleaning and minor restoration work, said Barb Ebke who has been volunteering her time to the project.
Date: 
Sunday, July 24, 2016 - 2:00pm
Wed
20
Jul

Pantry Grocery Has Been Torn Down

Historic Pantry Grocery building on the corner of 8th & G Sts. is now gone as of today as part of the City of Fairbury's beautification project.

Wed
20
Jul

Western Volleyball Tourney

Ten teams participated in the annual sand volleyball tournament at the Old Settler’s Picnic in Western on July 16. Winners will appear in next week’s edition of the Fairbury Journal-News. (Photo by Fred Arnold/www.fairburyjournalnews.com)

Wed
20
Jul

Fairbury Flames Tourney Runners-Up

The Fairbury Flames, 8 and Under softball team, finished the season with a record of 5-3 and were the SLS League tournament runners-up. Head coach was Darcy Kapke with Rachel Wentz, Matt Kapke, Nick Kroon and Sabrina Wanamaker were assistant coaches. Players included, front row, left to right, Rylie Kapke, Alyssa Naiman, Alecia Bedlan, Madison Arner. Back row, Avery Gillham, Addison Marschmann, Lauren Wanamaker, MaiLee Garner, Regan Kapke, Logan Wentz. (Contributed Photo)

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