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Campbell-Klein Legion Post and Aux 349

Campbell-Klein Legion Post and Aux 349

The Steele City American Legion Post and Auxiliary held their joint meeting March 4 at 7:00 P.M. with President Berdine presiding. Chaplain Mary gave opening prayer. We stood in silence for our MIAs and POWs. Then we said the Pledge to the Flag and sang the Star Spangled Banner. We repeated the Preamble.

The Post went to their meeting and President Berdine opened the auxiliary meeting with roll call of Whats your favorite time of the day, seven members answered. Secretary Zona read the previous minutes and they were approved.

Elaine read the treasurers report and it will be put on file. Berdine showed the certificates we received for our donation to the auxiliary emergency fund and the different times we sent in membership. Mary gave her music report and we sang This Is My Fathers World.

Discussion on the Legion 95th birthday supper. Which will be held on Sunday March 9 at 6:00 P.M.

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Fairbury Resident Named on OBU Honor Roll

Fairbury Resident Named on OBU Honor Roll

Fairbury resident Allison Mitchell-Hill, a freshman elementary education and early childhood education major, was named to Oklahoma Baptist Universitys Presidents Honor Roll for the fall 2013 semester.

Students who achieved a semester grade point average of 3.7 or higher on a 4.0 scale are named to the Presidents Honor Roll. Those who achieved a grade point average between 3.4 and 3.69 are listed on the Deans Honor Roll.

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Bin Chen named to Honor Roll at University of Kansas

Bin Chen named to Honor Roll at University of Kansas

Bin Chen was named to University of Kansas fall 2013 honor roll

Approximately 4,620 undergraduate students at the University of Kansas earned honor roll distinction for the fall 2013 semester, including Bin Chen, of Fairbury. She is the daughter of Li and Xiao Chen, Fairbury.

Chen was named to the honor roll for the School of Pharmacy.

The students, from KUs Lawrence campus and the schools of health professions and nursing in Kansas City, Kan., represent 93 of 105 Kansas counties, 45 other states and 40 other countries.

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Church News

The Jansen Trinity Ladies Aid and LWML met March 4 with eight members and one guest present.

The Bible study Lets Talk was led by Pastor Ostgren.

The business meeting was called to order by Jean Zabel. Next month we collect mite boxes.

The ladies will tie quilts on March 24 at 9:00.

Lou Ann Wurm had a reading for Christian Life The World is Mine.

Coffee hour will be March 16 with Janice Bodtka.

Lunch was served by Linda Ebke.

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Maxine Wienke

Maxine Wienke

The family of Maxine Wienke would like to honor her with a card shower for her 88th birthday on March 21.

Cards may be sent to 1216 D Street, Fairbury, NE 68352.

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Elks Teen of the Month of February

The Fairbury Elks Lodge #1203 of the Benevolent and Protective Order of the Elk USA announced their teens of the month for March based on character, leadership, community service, citizenship and scholastic achievement.

Katlyn Elaine Likens, age 18 is the daughter of Timothy and Susan Likens. They live in Swanton and she attends Tri County High School.

During her high school years she has been involved in The National FFA Organization where she is currently the secretary, Student Council where she serves as vice-president, is also a class officer and has served as vice president, secretary and treasurer. She is also a member of the Plymouth Cloverleaf 4-H Club and her local church youth group.

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Fatality Near Plymouth

A two car accident one mile north of Plymouth resulted in one fatality and one hospitalization.

A 1996 Buick LeSabre driven by Steven Cordis, a 40 year old, of Ohiowa was westbound on 724 Road when he failed to stop at a stop sign. He struck a 2008 Dodge Avenger that was traveling southbound on 578 Avenue. The car was driven by Mary Pearson, a 60 year old of DeWitt, and was struck on the passenger side. Cordis caused the Avenger to spin entering the southwest corner of the intersection with the driver's side of the vehicle colliding with a power pole.

The driver of the Avenger, Pearson was transported by Plymouth Rescue to Beatrice Community Hospital with non-life threatening injuries. Her passenger, Francisca Campbell, a 39 year old of Lincoln, was air lifted to a Lincoln Hospital with life threatening injuries. She was later pronounced dead.

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More From the State Tournament

Photo caption: Senior Paige Husa

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Special Day For Husker Hoops

Sunday was a special day in Nebraska basketball history.

The No. 16 Lady Huskers won the Big Ten Tournament title at the Bankers Life Fieldhouse in Indianapolis, Ind., against No. 23 Iowa by a score of 72-65. This marks the first conference tournament title in the womens program history.

Next up for the (25-6) Lady Huskers will be selection to the NCAA Womens Division 1 Basketball Tournament on March 17.

Pinnacle Bank Arena will host the Lincoln Regional for the NCAA Womens Basketball Tournament on Mar. 29-Apr. 1.

On the mens side, Nebraska after starting out in Big Ten play at 1-5, the Huskers rebounded with a 10-2 mark to finish 11-7 overall in Big Ten play clinching fourth place in the final Big Ten standings.

Nebraska closed out its regular season of play Sunday night posting a 77-68 win over No. 9 Wisconsin played before a school record of 15,998 fans at the Pinnacle Bank Arena in Lincoln.

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Fairburys Matmen Program

Photo caption: Isaiah Smith, Kaison Ambrose, Jillian Hebert, Dakota Zimmerman, Brazen Corbin, Danika Corbin, Guy Jones, and Wesley Koss. 2-Payton Arner, Tanner Neumiller, Jaret Wood, Garrett Roelfs, Carter Johnson, Daniel Creekbaum, Issiah Firmanik, and Konrad Kuzelka. 3-Westen Graham, Jerik Mans, Jerik Johnson, Korey Nippert, Landon McBride, Connor Prothe, Kemper Ambrose, and Cooper Wolfe. 4-Hayden Bear, Dalton Vanlaningham, Nate Vculek, Nevan Woods, and Jacob Nippert. (Kason Hauschel and Rylee Seibolt).

Photo by Jim Phelps/Fairbury Journal-News

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