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11
Apr

Fair Board Breaks Ground On New Facility

Mon
11
Apr

Jerold Dragoo

Jerold "Jerry" Wayne Dragoo,, passed away on Friday, April 8, 2016 at the age of 74.
Beloved husband of Patricia "Patti" Dragoo (nee Moulton); father of Suzie Kramarczyk, John (Gayle) Dragoo, and Michael (Amie) Dragoo; grandfather of Sarah, Erin, Jacob, Matthew, Justin, Jessica, Julia, Michael, Josie and Joshua; brother of Kevan (Brenda) Dragoo; brother-in-law of Mary Dragoo.
Services: Memorial service at the Schrader Funeral Home and Crematory, 14960 Manchester Road at Holloway, Ballwin, Friday, April 15, 2016, 11:30 a.m. Interment private. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to St. Luke's Hospice. Memorial visitation Friday 10:30-11:30 a.m. Friends may sign the family’s on-line guestbook at Schrader.com.
Sat
09
Apr

Iola M. Busing

Iola M. Busing, 93 of Fairbury, NE passed away April 7, 2016 at her home. She was born January 5, 1923 at Long Lane, Missouri.
Survivors are children Wayne (Muriel) Busing of Pataskala, OH, Fred Busing of Mountain Home, ID, Nancy Lashley of Stapleton, NE, Joe (Sandra) Busing, Donna (Doug) Shultz, Mark (Diana) Busing, Bruce (Suzy) Busing, George “Bill” (Lori) Busing, Linda (Kent) Siebe, Earl Busing and special friend Deb Niemeyer, and son-in-law Mark Lawrence all of Fairbury, sisters-in-law Edna (Busing) Dein of Fairbury and Gerrie Busing of Florida; 32 grandchildren, 30 great-grandchildren and many nieces and nephews.
Services will be Tuesday, April 12, 2016 at 10:00 a.m. at St. Michael’s Catholic Church in Fairbury with Father John Birkel officiating. Rosary will be Monday evening at 7:00 p.m. at Gerdes-Meyer Chapel in Fairbury. Burial will be in St. Mary’s Catholic Cemetery at Alexandria, Nebraska. Memorials will go to the Family’s Choice.
Sat
09
Apr

James Roland

James Richard “Rick” Roland, age 54, formerly of Fairbury, died April 6, 2016 in Michigan.  Cremation has taken place.  Services will be at a later date.  Gerdes-Meyer Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Sat
09
Apr

Fairbury Clinic to join Jefferson Community Health Center

The Fairbury Clinic will join Jefferson Community Health Center as of July 1.

            The JCHC board of directors and the Fairbury Clinic physicians have been discussing possibilities for integration for more than a year. Both groups signed a purchase agreement this week.

            “JCHC has worked very closely with the Fairbury Clinic for many years, and looks forward to continuing to work together be our community’s most trusted partner in health care,” said Chad Jurgens, JCHC CEO.

            As a part of the agreement, the physicians will join the team of employees at Jefferson Community Health Center. Fairbury Clinic employees will also be offered employment with Jefferson Community Health Center.

Wed
06
Apr

Happy Rock 4-H

Happy Rock 4H Minutes
Date: April 5th, 2016
Michaela Buchli: Reporter
 
The Happy-Rock 4H Club held its March meeting on Monday, March 21 at the 4H building at 7. Trevin Likens opened, Toriann Likens lead in the Pledge of Allegiance and Charly Lufkin lead the 4H Pledge. Jakolbe Thieme presented a demonstration all about ducks. Toriann Likens and Charly Lufkin presented a DIY puffy paint activity. We made peanut butter energy balls for a snack. Lana reminded us to turn in our 4H registrations which are due April 1. Trevin reminded us to start filling out our record books for the coming year. We will be holding our next meeting Monday April 18, at 7down at the 4H building. Kaylee Sipek and Michaela Buchli will be bringing treats and drinks. 
Wed
06
Apr

Local Dance Group At Regional Competitions

Diamonds Jazz Group: Back: Kinley Casey-Hebron, Adeline Blatny-Fairbury, Ella Gardner - Nora, Alexia Dick - Hebron, Avery Eitzmann - Deshler, Madi Hammer - Hebron, Abbi Tuma- Deshler. Front: Mia Gardner - Nora, Cora Schnakenberg - Superior, Aspen Swanda Fairbury, Natalie Tietjen- Byron, Ava Kroll Fairbury, Natalie Heidemann Fairbury, Lauen Dick - Hebron (contributed photo)

THE EDGE competition dance team competed in four regional competitions this season. The entire team competed at Celebration, Nexstar and Rainbow dance competitions with the addition of Showstoppers a fourth competition for only the soloists. THE EDGE is made up of dancers from Director Tamara Culhane’s three studios, The Dance Project in Hebron, Studio 3 in Fairbury and Crete's Dance Co. in Crete. THE EDGE choreographers are Tamara Culhane, Tayler Culhane and Sara Pohlmann.
THE EDGE brought home many trophies, special awards, cash awards, two- ADCC Studio Excellence awards, two Dancer of The Year titles and 2 runner ups.
Overall group results:
Eight and under: Candy Man, a jazz routine received a gold, platinum and double platinum awards and two second place overall high score awards and a judge’s choice award.
Wed
06
Apr

4-6-16

Real Estate
Feb. 26: Alan Svajgr, Trustee of the Svajgr Family Decedent’s Trust to Dean L Pretzer and Jane A Pretzer, Trustees under the Dean L Pretzer Living Trust dated Feb. 16, 2000: SW ¼ of Section 32, Township 2 N, Range 4 E of the 6th P.M. in Jefferson County; NW ¼ of Section 5, Township 1 N, Range 4 E of 6th P.M. in Jefferson County. Subject to easements.
Feb. 29: Allen G Bors and Janice A Bors, husband and wife, Larry  L Bors and Judy E Bors, husband and wife, to Lee Zimmerman, Trustee of the Zimmerman Trust: NE ¼ of Section 17, Township 2 N, Range 3 E of 6th P.M., Jefferson County. Subject to easements.
Mar. 1: Jeffrey R Plummer and Tracy Plummer, husband and wife, to  Lance Orf, Jr. and Tiffany Orf, Husband and Wife: N 77.5 Feet of the E 100 Feet of the S 142 Feet of Block 3 of W.G. McDowell’s Subdivision to Fairbury, Jefferson County. Subject to easements. 
Wed
06
Apr

Trap Team Returns With Medals From Nebraska City Invite

First team including Tyler DeBoer, Nathaniel Stapaules, Jake Maschmann, Scylar Roop and Brock Barton came away with 2 team medals; High Overall Team 432x500 and Handicap Champions 213x250.

The Fairbury Trap Team traveled to Nebraska City on Saturday, April 2 to compete in the Otoe County Wildlife Club Invite.
Individual medal winners were Brock Barton with the top honor of High Overall Individual with 95x100, high handicap runner up from 24yds and 16 yard runner up. Nathaniel Stapaules also took high handicap from 22 yds.
High school scores are as follows and include 16 yd and handicap combined:
Brock Barton 95x100
Scylar Roop  83x100
Nathaniel Stapaules 90x100
Jake Maschmann 84x100
Tyler DeBoer 80x100
Tyler Heidemann  80x100
Christian Lufkin 75x100
Mark Kroeker 80x100
Lathan Block 82x100
TC Bray 82x100
Chloe Brooks 66x100
Colton Fangmeier 74x100
Thomas Kroeker 70x100
Autumn Deepe 60x100
Angel Carrillo 63x100
 
Wed
06
Apr

Eden Signs With Doane

Fairbury senior Paige Eden smiles after signing her letter of intent to play volleyball this upcoming fall for Doane College. Attending the signing last month were seated (l-r) Nicole Grummert, Hannah Rundle, Fairbury Lady Jeffs head volleyball coach, Paige Eden and Darin Grummert. Standing is Doane College assistant volleyball coach Ryan Gray. (Contributed Photo/fairburyjournalnews.com)

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