Submitted by Fairbury1 on Tue, 11/04/2014 - 12:53pm
Eavon M. Zimmerman, 90 of Fairbury, passed away November 3, 2014 at her home. She was born on January 22, 1924 at Ragan, NE.
Survivors are son, Doug and wife, JoAnne of Fairbury; daughter, Debra and husband, Douglas DeWald of Gretna, NE; four grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; half-brother, Gary Littrell and wife, Dodie of Arkansas.
Submitted by Fairbury1 on Mon, 11/03/2014 - 8:47am
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.
Submitted by Fairbury1 on Fri, 10/31/2014 - 4:58pm
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.
Submitted by Fairbury1 on Thu, 10/30/2014 - 3:44pm
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.
Submitted by Fairbury1 on Wed, 10/29/2014 - 3:58pm
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.
Submitted by Fairbury1 on Wed, 10/29/2014 - 3:04pm
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.