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Jun

MARILYN SHINN

MARILYN SHINN
The family of Marilyn Shinn would like to honor her with a card shower for her 80th birthday. Send cards to 1315 B St., Fairbury, NE 68352.                               
Wed
01
Jun

Prince

Neal and Joyce Prince
The family of Neal and Joyce Prince would like to honor them for their 60th wedding anniversary with a card shower. Their anniversary will be on June 9, 2016. 
Neal and Joyce met while attending the University of Nebraska. They were married at the Endicott United Methodist Church in 1956. 
They have two children; Cheryll (Mitch) McAtee of Fairbury and Diane Prince of Lincoln, Nebraska. They also have four grandchildren and five great-grandchildren. 
Anniversary wishes may be sent to 2121 H Street, Fairbury, NE 68352.       
Wed
01
Jun

Meridian Honor Roll

2015-2016 Meridian 
Jr./Sr. High     
    
*    4th  quarter only
**  Both 4th  quarter, 2nd  semester
*** 2nd  semester only
 
HIGH HONOR ROLL –  ALL  A’s
Seniors
**McKehna Bartels
**Ella Gregori (foreign exchange) 
** Cala Krupicka
**Brooke Massa
**Joshua Traynor
Sophomores
**Adeline Beals
**Erin Johnson
**Rylee Pieper
**Jaicee Sobotka
8th Grade
**Breanna Boyce
**Halle Pribyl
***Josiee Sobotka
7th Grade
**Lane Barton
**Kezia Connealy
*Corin Paul
**Mackenzie Rau
HONOR ROLL – 93% - 100%
Seniors
**Silvia Danieli (foreign exchange)
**Jordan Daniels
Wed
01
Jun

Stay Safe

It was reported over the weekend that roads near Hubbell and Reynolds were flooded and closed due to standing water. Travelers were warned not to attempt to drive through the water, but many did not heed the warnings. (Photo by Fred Arnold/www.fairburyjournalnews.com)

Wed
01
Jun

Park Full Of Fun

The City Park was a busy place all weekend as the annual Fairbury Girls Softball Tournament brought in players, coaches and spectators from towns as far as Omaha, Seward, Arlington and Hastings. Teams set up tents and brought camping gear and grills to enjoy a long afternoon of softball and fun in Fairbury. Locals reported that Crystal Springs, as well as many other local landmarks had visitors all weekend. (Photo by Tim Linscott/www.fairburyjournalnews.com)

Wed
01
Jun

Pool Time!

The Fairbury Municipal Pool opened on Saturday with cooler temperatures keeping swimmers away until later in the afternoon. By the end of the weekend, the pool had a noted rise in activity.  Matthew Larson was one of the first to test the slide at the pool. (Photos by Tim Linscott/www.fairburyjournalnews.com)

Wed
01
Jun

6-1-16

Police Report:
April 22: Report of criminal mischief in the 1400 block of Third Street.
May 12: Report of damage to city property.
May 12: Report of an uncontrollable juvenile.
May 12: Report of a disturbance in the 400 block of Fifth Street.
May 17: Michael D. Barks’ 2014 Mercedes-Benz was parked on the street, not in a parking stall, blocking part of the Post Office driveway. When Richard A. Zelany was attempting to turn into the driveway with a 2010 Freightliner, the side of his vehicle struck the front left side of Barks’ vehicle. There was $2,000 of damage to Barks’ vehicle and $100 to Zelany’s.
Wed
01
Jun

Iverna Harms

 
Iverna M. Harms, of Hebron, passed away Friday, May 27, 2016 at Blue Valley Lutheran Nursing Home in Hebron at the age of 93 years. She was born to Carl and Anna(George)Schliem on Nov. 4, 1922 on a farm near Gladstone, Nebraska.
Iverna grew up in the Gladstone area attending the country school. She was baptized and confirmed at Zion Evangelical Church near Gladstone. Iverna married Elmer Harms on May 12, 1943. They had three children, Joyce, Russell and Nancy.
She taught Vacation Bible School and sang in the church choir. She also sold Avon for several years. She was a member of Zion Lutheran Church in Hubbell, Nebraska and later joined Faith Lutheran Church in Hebron. Iverna and Elmer enjoyed the Bible study group they attended while members of Zion. 
She was a member of the Hubbell American Legion Auxiliary and Hubbell Women’s Club.
Wed
01
Jun

Iola Busing

Iola Busing
Iola M. (Dibben Sims) Busing was born Jan. 5, 1923 at Long Lane, Mo., the sixth of 12 children born to Charles and Sarah (Gipe) Dibben. She attended school in Missouri, Kansas and Nebraska. She graduated from Alma High School in 1942 after completing Normal Training. She taught school at a rural school north of Alma, Neb. 1942-43 and the primary room at Alexandria 1946-47.
She married Norval Wayne “Took” Sims on Sept 1, 1943. He passed away on Feb. 14, 1944. They had one child, Norval Wayne Sims, who was later adopted by Paul. Paul Busing and Iola were married May 17, 1947 at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Alexandria. To this union 10 children were born. They moved to an acreage southeast of Fairbury in 1952.
She was a member of St. Michael’s Catholic Church where she was an active member of the Altar Society.
Wed
01
Jun

AseraCare Hosts “A Butterfly to Remember” Memorial Event in Fairbury

 
 
AseraCare Hospice of Beatrice is inviting individuals in the community who have lost a loved one to attend a memorial event on Tuesday, June 21st at 5 p.m. at the Senior Center and City Park in Fairbury.
The “A Butterfly to Remember” memorial event is an annual AseraCare gathering for families, friends and the Beatrice community to honor and remember loves ones who have passed away. 
“Through this special memorial event families and friends may honor and celebrate the lives and memories of those whom they have loved.  It is our privilege and commitment to serve and support families with respect and dignity as they grieve the loss of their loved ones,” said Geri Hepp, Bereavement Coordinator of AseraCare. 

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