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Aug

Betty Bohling

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Betty Ann Bohling, age 89, born Nov. 2, 1925 and passed away on Thursday, Aug. 20, 2015 at the Heritage Care Center in Fairbury.
 She was born to Elmer and Edith (Daughtery Kerns) Finke.  She was baptized Dec. 20, 1925 and confirmed Dec. 29, 1940 at St. Peter Lutheran Church in Deshler, Ne.
 Betty graduated from Deshler Public School in 1944.
 On October 1, 1944 she was united in marriage to Arnold Potthast.  To this union there were four children born, Sharon Rae, Beverly Jean, Dennis Lee (died in infancy) and Diane Sue.  Arnold passed away Nov. 4, 1957.
 She married Loyd Brinton on May 14 1960.  To this union one son was born, Richard Loyd.  Loyd passed away April 17, 1963.
 She married Glenn Andres Dec. 4, 1966 and he passed away March 22, 1982.
 On June 30, 1984, she married Harlan Bohling.  Harlan passed away Jan. 20, 2007.
Wed
26
Aug

Fern Hinz

Fern D. Hinz, 88 of Fairbury, NE passed away Aug. 25, 2015 at Heritage Care Center in Fairbury.  
She was born March 31, 1927 to Henry F. and Florence E. (Schmidt) Hinz at Jansen.
She is the aunt of Glenda (Bill) Jardine and Leroy Bast.  Services are pending with Gerdes-Meyer Funeral Home.
Wed
26
Aug

Calvin Hager

Dr. Calvin F. Hager, 90,died in Santa Fe New Mexico on Saturday, Aug. 22, 2015.
He was born in 1925 in Fairbury.
He is survived by two daughters, one son, seven grandchildren, two brothers and one sister.
Services are pending. Memorials to the Fairbury VFW.
Wed
26
Aug

Preserving history one piece at a time


The Work Crew-- Crews help move a building from downtown Plymouth to a different location where it will be restored. Paul Shada of Plymouth helped lead the group of local citizens in preserving a piece of history of their downtown as the building was one of the very first in the village. (Contributed photo)
On Sunday, a group of dedicated people led by Plymouth resident Paul Shada worked to save a building with a great amount of historical value from being demolished. 
This group moved the building to another plot of land where it will stand until it finds a permanent resting place.
Shada, with help from others, will restore the building and turn it into a traditional harness shop and a place to showcase the history of Plymouth. He explained that this structure is worth preserving because of its historical significance. It was the first building erected in Plymouth.
Wed
26
Aug

Fairbury TeamMates Members Attend Program

TeamMates coordinators, board members and mentors from over 120 chapters across Nebraska, Iowa gathered at the Holthus Convention Center in York, Nebraska on July 28 to celebrate the 24th anniversary of the TeamMates Mentoring Program. 
Fairbury TeamMates members that attended were Debby Ebke as Fairbury TeamMates Board President and Natalie Julin-McCleary as Fairbury TeamMates Program Coordinator
The theme for the 2015 Partnership Meeting was Level 5 Leadership. 
Actor, writer, producer, comic and former TeamMates mentee Corey Craig was featured as the keynote speaker. Tom Osborne, co-founder of TeamMates, was on hand to thank the communities for their service to youth and conclude the event.
Wed
26
Aug

Free punt, pass and kick skills competition

Football season is here and what better way to start the season than a free punt, pass and kick skills competition, sponsored by the Fairbury Optimist Club.
The event is for boys and girls, ages 6-15. All youth are invited to come this Sunday, Aug. 30 to the Jefferson Intermediate Track, 924 K Street in Fairbury to show off their skills. Please no cleats. 
Registration will begin at 2 p.m. and the competition starts at 2:30 p.m. 
For more information please contact: Nels Sorensen Jr., 402-300-1139.
Date: 
Sunday, August 30, 2015 - 2:30pm
Wed
26
Aug

The Fairbury Fun Park will be CLOSED the morning of Aug. 30, 2015 for repairs to the park.

The Fairbury Fun Park will be CLOSED the morning of Aug. 30, 2015 for repairs to the park.

Date: 
Sunday, August 30, 2015 - 8:00am
Wed
26
Aug

Library Story Time

The Fairbury Public Library Story Time will begin Saturday, Sept. 12, at 10 a.m., for children three and under. The library is located at 601 Seventh St., everyone is welcome and a library card is not needed.
 
Date: 
Saturday, September 12, 2015 - 10:00am
Wed
26
Aug

Ribbon cutting at Pla-Mor Lanes & Cafe

A grand opening and chamber ribbon cutting celebration will be held on Thursday, Sept. 3 at 3 p.m. for Pla-Mor Lanes & Cafe, 517 D St., Fairbury. Refreshments will be served and the public is welcome

Date: 
Thursday, September 3, 2015 - 3:00pm
Wed
26
Aug

Jefferson Community Health Center is sponsoring “Medicare ABCs

Jefferson Community Health Center is sponsoring “Medicare ABCs,” a free, educational workshop presented by certified Medicare counselor, Lori DeBoer. The program will be held on Tuesday, September 1, 2015, at 10 a.m. at 2200 H Street at Jefferson Community Health Center. 
Reservations are not required but appreciated. For more information or reservations, call (402) 729-3351.
Date: 
Tuesday, September 1, 2015 - 10:00am

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