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Weedin and Barnard Recite Vows Sept. 20, 2013

Lucas Weedin of Lincoln, and Erica Barnard of Beatrice, were married Sept. 20, 2013, at First Plymouth Church in Lincoln, with Minister Dennis Holst and Reverend Dr. Jim Heck officiating.

The grooms parents are Craig and Shelly Weedin of Aurora.

The brides parents are David and Victoria Barnard of Beatrice.

Grandparents include Shirley Weedin of Aurora and Charlene Barnard of Beatrice.

Best man was Nathan Weedin.

Groomsmen were Seth Weedin, Drew Weedin, Ryan Anderson, Braden Palensky, Joshua Pashke, William Beins, and Kyle Pitschka.

Matron of Honor was Nicole Flores and the Maid of Honor was Amanda Barnard.

Bridesmaids were Heather Leonard, Miranda Stoll, Hilary George, Stacey Brandt, Amy Lussetto and Heidi Dotzler.

Flower girls were Layla, daughter of the groom, and Khloe, Maddyn and Lindyn Weedin.

Personal Attendants were Kayla Weedin and Amie Engelman.

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Looking Back

Photo caption: Contributed PhotoFAIRBURY DAM--Postmarked 1910 RPO (Mailed from a Train)

120 Years Ago

1893

The Jefferson County Journal

Powell Church members were happy over the purchase of a new organ for services.

Specials advertised by Fairbury retailer Gorge E. Jenkins included good dark calico 4 cents a yard, all-linen toweling 5 cents, double-fold wool dress goods and outing flannels 10 cents. Ladies winter coats were available at $3.50 each.

110 Years Ago

1903

The Fairbury Journal

The Journal reported that a man on his way to a lawyers office to sign his will died when struck by a brick that fell from a building being erected on the south side of the square.

The Fairbury Post Office, in temporary quarters since the south side fire, re-opened in the rear of the Harbine Bank Building, also a successor to the fire.

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Real Estate

Oct. 16: Loren D. Specht to Quentin Swartz: L7, B9 of Original Town of Endicott.

Oct. 16: Carl L. and June Wineinger Revocable Trust to Jeffrey Roland and Brenda Roland: L9, B9 of Original Town of Fairbury.

Oct. 16: Robert A. Milton and Shirley K. Milton to Harvey N. Milton and Sandra K. Milton: S 1/2 of the NE1/4 of 25-2-1.

Oct. 16: Harvey N. Milton and Sandra K. Milton to Robert A. Milton and Shirley K. Milton: Undivided one-half interest in NW1/4 of 4-4-2; undivided one-half interest in NE1/4 of 5-4-2, with exceptions.

Oct. 17: Sandra Jane Rosenbaum to David L. Rosenbaum: A tract in the NW1/4 of the NW1/4 of 21-4-4.

Oct. 18: Joan M. Allen to Dirk A. Johnson and Tiya A. Johnson: SW1/4 of 18-1-2.

Oct. 18: Secretary of Housing and Urban Development to Denise Wasserman and Brendon Stigge: E9 of L9, and all of L10, and the W10 of L11, B10 of McDowells First Addition to Fairbury.

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County Court Report

Filed

Kaleb A. Disney, no address listed: Burglary in Oct. 1 or Oct. 2 incident, class 3 felony; possession of a controlled substance, class 4 felony; theft by unlawful taking less than $200, class 2 misdemeanor.

Shawn A. Siebe, of Fairbury: DUI in Sept. 21 incident, class W misdemeanor; failure to yield, infraction, pleaded not guilty.

Tiona M. Bstandig, of Fairbury: Driving under suspension in Aug. 27 incident, class 3 misdemeanor.

Jeremy L. Deane, of Fairbury: Criminal mischief less than $200 in Sept. 1 incident, class 3 misdemeanor, defendant failed to appear.

Jose D. Morales-Ortega, of Fairbury: Domestic assault - third degree in Sept. 27 incident, class 1 misdemeanor.

Sentenced

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Traffic Report

Michael A. Box, of Blanchard, Okla.: Speeding 70-60, $25 fine.

Jamie L. Durflinger, of Fairbury: No operators license, $75 fine.

Bradley S. Parr, of Sutton: Overweight axles by 2,600 pounds, 7.6 percent, $25 fine.

Bradley K. Schoenrock, of Fairbury: CMV-brake and CMV-marking violations; farm use registration violation, $200 in fines.

Glen D. Gana, of Firth: Failure to stop and weigh; overweight axle by 1,900 pounds, 5.6 percent; overweight axle by 1,300 pounds, 6.5 percent; overweight axle by 2,100 pounds, 10.5 percent, $350 in fines.

Billy S. Potter, of Abilene, Texas: Speeding 70-60, $25 fine.

Nicholas S. Dodenhof, of Omaha: Speeding 71-60, $75 fine.

Ray E. Cary, of Endicott: Speeding 36-25, $25 fine.

Cheryl C. Zahourek, of Glen Elder, Kan.: Speeding 75-60, $75 fine.

Ryan A. Contreras, of Mitchell, S.D.: Speeding 70-60, $25 fine.

Dale F. Hermsen, of Omaha: Speeding 78-60, $125 fine.

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Sheriff's Report

Oct. 17: Report of two juveniles sending text messages impersonating law enforcement in Jansen.

Oct. 17: Dominique M. Clay, of Fairbury, was driving a 2000 Chevrolet east on PWF Road west of 575 Ave. when the vehicle collided with a deer. Damages were estimated at $2,500.

Oct. 18: Amanda L. Warnke, of Fairbury, was driving a 2012 Dodge east on 710 Road east of 574 Ave. when the vehicle collided with a deer. Damages were estimated at $4,500.

Oct. 18: Gregory D. Novotny, of Diller, was driving a 2010 Ford south on 573 Ave. five miles east of Fairbury when the vehicle collided with a deer. Damages were estimated at $1,500.

Oct. 19: Report of an inmate in the Jefferson County Jail threatening another inmate.

Oct. 20: Report of a gun shot in rural Fairbury near a wildlife management area.

Oct. 20: Report of a female cited for ATV regulation violation in Fairbury.

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Police Report

Oct. 14: Report of an officer assisting probation with a juvenile in the 1500 block of 9th Street.

Oct. 15: Report of a male arrested for third-degree domestic assault in the 700 block of 3rd Street. The male was transported to detox because of high alcohol consumption.

Oct. 16: Report of a dog barking in the 1300 block of C Street.

Oct. 17: Report of a disturbance in the 800 block of H Street.

Oct. 17: Report of a welfare check in the 1300 block of C Street.

Oct. 18: Report of shoplifting in the 300 block of 14th Street. A citation was issued.

Oct. 18: Donald J. Matthews, of Fairbury, was backing a 1990 Buick from a parking stall in front of Dollar General when the vehicle collided with a parked 1997 Oldsmobile owned by Dorothy Brandt, of Western. Damages to Brandts vehicle were estimated at $1,000. Damages to Matthews vehicle were estimated at $300.

Oct. 18: Report of an assault at Wal-Mart.

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Letters To The Editor

Cop Car Impounded

Editor:

Best belly laugh Ive had in years. Fairbury cop car impounded in North Platte. Why is Colby kept in North Platte? The crime happened in Fairbury. Shouldnt he be extradited back to here? Why should Lincoln County pay for his mental evaluation? That should be Fairburys bill. I dont blame them a bit for keeping the car. If Fairbury gets the car back I dont think evidence should be driven and the car should be locked up until everything is settled.

Henry Klee

Endicott

Letter Makes Me Sad II

Editor:

Reading Ms. Niders letter in last weeks issue made me sad, also for Ms. Nider.

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Schroeders Story is a Little Too Familiar

After more than 25 years as a newspaper reporter, it is rare for a story to emotionally affect me.

I recently experienced the exception to that rule.

I learned about a month ago that Schroeders Family Foods was closing their doors. I too grew up in my parents Jack and Jill Grocery store.

Headleys Jack and Jill was very well known by most people in western Nebraska.

My father, Jack, was about the most-friendly person on the planet. He taught his children and employees how to be the most accommodating a person could be in the grocery business.

He met most every customer he ever had at the front door at one time or another with a warm smile and a genuine, Hello, how are you today?

My father was the inspiration of my life and I always aspired to be as good a person as he was.

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Now I Ask, Who Doesnt Want To Kill The Newspaper Staff?

One of the cooler things that has happened at the Journal-News recently is that a bunch of us have gotten killed off. Thats right: axed, 86d, sleepin with the fish, taking a dirt nap.

If you dont know what Im talking about check out Fairbury TV.com. As part of theirSaturdaymorning show, Jenny and Kristen developed a multi-part show called The Journal Massacre.

Without giving up too much of the plot someone with some sort of grudge has decided to bump off a bunch of the staff for whatever reason. The plot thick. The endings gruesome.

I ask you now, who from time to time hasnt wanted to off the folks down at the local newspaper. We all know they never really put stuff in the paper we want to read, right? And their accuracy? Come on now. And why did they have to put my speeding ticket in print? Someday those guys are gonna get it. Well, someday is now.

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