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Mon
03
Nov

Gun Shots Fired

On October 31, 2014 at approximately 11:31 P.M., the Fairbury Police Department was dispatched to the 100 block of West A Street reference an argument.  While officers were heading to the location, they were informed that gunshots were heard coming from the area and a small dark colored pickup was seen leaving the area at a high rate of speed. 

When officers arrived, they spoke with several witnesses who indicated that there was a lot yelling and then they heard what appeared to be 4 gun shots fired.  Officers searched the area and located 4 empty hand gun casings located in the yard of a residence in the area.  Officers searched the area for any damage or victims but were not able to locate any.  At this time, there have not been any reports of injuries from the incident. 

The Fairbury Police Department is asking for any information related to this incident.  Citizens are encouraged to call 402-729-3355 with any information. 

Fri
31
Oct

Grand Jury Concludes Gibbons Case

 
 
On October 31, under the supervision of Judge Paul Korslund, the grand jury  in the case of Keylee Gibbons completed its deliberations the same day with Jeffrey Goltz, Deputy Jefferson County Attorney presenting evidence regarding the death. The grand jury concluded that there had been no criminal conduct on the part of any individual that caused or contributed to the death of Keylee Gibbons. The grand jury returned a “No True Bill” which has been filed with the Clerk of the District Court.
Thu
30
Oct

Regents race marked by big spending, borrowing

Candidates for the one contested seat on the University of Nebraska Board of Regents had spent well over a half-million dollars by 10 days before the Nov. 4election, and both reported significant personal loans to their campaigns.

Wed
29
Oct

Environmental Protection Agency

 Environmental Protection Agency personnel conducted inspections in northeastern Kansas in December, 2013.  As a result of one of the inspections, the owner of a beef feedlot, Winifred Feed Lot, LLC, has agreed to pay a $16,150 civil penalty to settle alleged violations of the Clean Water Act (CWA), according to a proposed consent agreement.

 

The EPA inspection documented pollutant discharges from production areas of the 2,200-head facility to Perkins Creek, a perennial stream that has been listed by the Kansas Department of Health and Environment (KDHE) as impaired because of high levels of phosphorus and total suspended solids.

 

Wed
29
Oct

Accident off of Hwy. 8 Tuesday

Tuesday afternoon approximately 4:45 pm a one vehicle rollover accident off of Hwy. 8 and 580 Ave between Diller and Steele City. Driver refused care. Non injury accident. 

Wed
29
Oct

Fairbury Public Library

Fairbury Public Library 
will host a presentation on Filing for Social Security: Thursday evening, November 6 at 7:00 p.m. at the library. RSVP is requested either to the library at 402-729-2843 or Liz at 402-729-3065.
Date: 
Thursday, November 6, 2014 - 7:00am
Wed
29
Oct

JCHC Blood Drive

On Monday, November 3rd  from 9:30 am – 1 pm (across from McDonald’s on Highway 15). Contact Jean Smith at 402-729-6851 or Jami at 402-486-9414, or go to www.ncbb.org and use sponsor code JCHC.

Date: 
Monday, November 3, 2014 - 9:30am
Wed
29
Oct

Free Food Available For Seniors

Free Food Available For Seniors-The Commodity Supplemental Food Program (CSFP) distribution clinic will be held in Fairbury at 512 3rd Street on Tuesday, November 4, 2014.  An appointment is suggested.  Call Blue Valley Community Action at 402-729-2278.
 
Date: 
Tuesday, November 4, 2014 (All day)
Wed
29
Oct

The Plymouth American Legion Auxiliary

The Plymouth American Legion Auxiliary 
68th consecutive Craft Fair will be held on Saturday, November 8, 2014 at the Plymouth community center from 8:30am – 10:30am and noon – 2:30pm.
 
Date: 
Saturday, November 8, 2014 - 8:00am
Wed
29
Oct

Fairbury Rural Fire Dept. Annual Mountain Oyster & Burger Fry

Fairbury Rural Fire Dept. Annual Mountain Oyster & Burger Fry-Fairbury Rural Fire Dept. annual Mountain Oyster & Burger Fry, Friday, Oct. 31, 5-9 pm. at Fairbury VFW Club, there is a fee. Proceeds to benefit FRFD equip fund.

Date: 
Friday, October 31, 2014 - 5:00am

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