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Wed
15
Jul

Michael J. Oliva

Michael J. Oliva, 64 of Fairbury, NE passed away July 1, 2015 at his home. He was born on October 25, 1950 at Friend, NE.
He is survived by his cousin Alan Oliva of Lincoln, Ne.
No services are scheduled at this time. Gerdes Meyer Funeral Home in Fairbury is in charge of arrangements.
Wed
15
Jul

Derek D. Moore

Derek D. Moore 35 of Fairbury, NE. passed away July 14, 2015 in Fairbury. He was born July 19, 1979 in Fairbury, NE.e. Survivors are Mother: Linda Moore of Fairbury, Sister & Brother-in-law: Terri & Don Day of Blue Rapids, KS., Nephew: Coty Woodside of Manhatton, KS., Aunts, Uncles, Cousins, & his faithful dog Hamlet.

Tue
14
Jul

Terpening

Minnie Mae Terpening, age 106, of Haddam, Kansas passed away on July 13, 2015 at Belleville Health Care Center in Belleville, Kansas.

Funeral services are July 16 Thursday, 10:00am at the Haddam United Methodist Church with Pastor Randy Jellison-Knock officiating

Mon
13
Jul

Christopher L. Troxel

Christopher L. Troxel 32 of Fairbury, NE. passed away July 12, 2015. He was born June 4, 1983. Survivors are Fiancee: Tiah Berkness, Mother: June Troxel, Brothers: Jerry Troxel of Fairbury, Scott Troxel of Fairbury, Sister: Tamie Gregg of Lincoln. Cremation has taken place. No viewing. A register book is available at the Funeral Home.  Graveside services will be  at 10:00 am Saturday July 18, 2015 at the Enos Dale Cemetery-Rural Morrowville, KS. Gerdes-Meyer Funeral Home in Fairbury are in charge of arrangements.

Mon
13
Jul

Diana L. Vculek

Diana L. Vculek 52 of Fairbury, NE. passed away July 8, 2015 at Bryan LGH East Hospital in Lincoln, NE. She was born April 17, 1963 at Vallejo, CA. Survivors are Husband: Robert Vculek of Fairbury, Daughter: Stephanie Neal of K. C., KS., Granddaughter: Nevaeh Neal of K. C., KS., Best Friend: Max Tracy of Fairbury, Sisters: Patty Kendall & Husband Rob of Reynolds, Pamela Griffin of Fairbury, Brother: Edgar Griffin of Fremont, 1/2 Brother: Mike Murphy of OK., Nieces & Nephews, 4 Step Daughters, 1 Step Son. Memorial Services will be at 11:00 a.m. Friday July 17, 2015 at Gerdes-Meyer Funeral Home Chapel in Fairbury, with Pastor Fay Hubbard officiating. The family will greet friends from 6 to 8 pm Thur. July 16th at the Funeral Home in Fairbury. Cremation Has taken place no viewing. A register book is available at the Funeral Home. Gerdes-Meyer Funeral Home in Fairbury are in charge of arrangements.

Mon
13
Jul

Randall L. Drewes

Randall L. Drewes of Fairbury, NE. passed away July 12, 2015 at Bryan LGH East Hospital in Lincoln. Services will be at 10:30 am Thursday July 16, 2015 at the American Lutheran Church in Fairbury

Mon
13
Jul

Fairbury Woman Busted On Meth Charge

  Tara Lynn Beu, age 23, was arrested last week in connection with two drug related charges.
 According to Fairbury Chief of Police Chad Sprunk Beu was taken into custody on a Jefferson County warrant  for alleged possession of a controlled substance (Methamphetamine) a Class 2 Felony and possession of drug paraphernalia, an infraction.
  The police chief said a local police officer conducted a routine traffic stop on July 1 on the 900 block of 11th Street and during the stop drug paraphernalia was located inside the vehicle.
 "Personal items were seized from the vehicle and a search warrant was obtained," Sprunk said. "During the search of the property officers located approximately 11.5 grams of methamphetamine and paraphernalia used to smoke the meth."
  Chief Sprunk said the incident remains under investigation. Beu has since been released on bond.
Mon
13
Jul

Two Arrested On Drug Charge, Police Seek One On The Loose

Two Fairbury residents were in custody Monday and another remained on the loose as of press time in a series of drug related charges.
 Clark Wesley Brake, age 51 and Misty Frost, age 28 were taken into custody while local law enforcement officials were still looking for Kamren Brake, 18, who fled the crime scene at 525 I Street.
  Both the elder Brake and Frost  were being charged with a slew of drug charges including: alleged burglary, a Class 3 Felony; criminal mischief, a Class 4 Felony; possession of a controlled substance (methamphetamine) a Class 2 Felony; first degree trespassing, a class 1 Misdemeanor; tampering with evidence, a Class 3 Felony and possession of drug paraphernalia, an infraction.
Mon
13
Jul

Highway 8 project to begin this week

The pavement project is starting this week on Hwy. 8. The Nebraska Dept of Roads  will be applying chip seal and will run from a mile west of Reynolds east to the junction with Nebraska Hwy. 15. The work is expected to take four days.

Sun
12
Jul

Man drowns at Fairbury Dam

On July 12, 2015, Jefferson County Dispatch received a report that a male subject who had been swimming at the Fairbury Dam had gone under water and not come up.  Agencies of the Fairbury Police Department, Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office, Fairbury Rural Fire, Fairbury City Fire, Jefferson County Ambulance and Jefferson County Emergency Management were called to the scene.

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