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Thayer County Court Reports

Hebron/Thayer County, Compiled Dec 2.

Real Estate:

Lynda Torsiello, and Patrick Torsiello to Alan R. Kenning, and Debra C. Kenning: NE of the NW of 9-2-2, and Part of the NW of the NE of 9-2-2, and Part of the SE of the NW of 9-2-2.

Mary Ann Anderson, and Joshua D. Gruber to Mark Labenz, and Susan Labenz: Lot 9, 10 in Block 11, original town of Alexandria.

Robert W. Enghauser Estate to Susan J. Elting: Lot 2, 3 in Block 24, original town of Carleton.

Durward F. Phelps, and Ruby R. Phelps to Rodney D. Phelps: Part of the SW of the SE of 3-2-2.

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Hebrons Annual Christmas Stroll is Sunday

Holiday magic and mystique will create an aura of Christmas spirit when Hebron holds its Annual Christmas Stroll, Sunday, Dec. 8.

With the theme, Shop Hebron stores during the Christmas Stroll!...and Let the Mystery Santa find you, the Hebron Chamber of Commerce has scheduled an exciting day of merriment, beginning with the 11 a.m. opening of area stores, to help set the festive mood.

To the delight of children, there will be an opportunity to write a wish letter to Santa Claus, and then enjoy the thrill of having a photograph taken with Santa himself.

Santa will be at the Hebron Activity Center, where kids can also mail their letters to Santa in a mailbox there. Also, one of Santas assistants will be strolling along businesses, and will hand out an envelope with a notice of a free gift, that can be redeemed at the stores. There will also be discounts.

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Getting Ready for The Festival of Trees

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Whats For Lunch?

Fairbury Jefferson and Central Elementary Schools

Thursday, Dec. 5: Chicken Fajita, or turkey flatbread, refried beans, fajita style vegetables.

Friday, Dec. 6: NO SCHOOL; PLANNING DAY

Monday, Dec. 9: Chicken strips w/homemade WG bread, or ham and cheese wrap, cooked carrots.

Tuesday, Dec. 10: Homemade beef pizza, or tuna salad sandwich, corn.

Wednesday, Dec. 11: Warm WG chicken wrap, vegetable beef soup w/WG saltine crackers.

High School

Thursday, Dec. 5: Chicken Fajita w/seasoned rice, or jeff rib on WG bun, refried beans, fajita style vegetable.

Friday, Dec. 6: Individual cheese pizza, or WG chicken wrap, corn.

Monday, Dec. 9: Chicken strips w/homemade WG bread, or cheeseburger on bun, cooked carrots.

Tuesday, Dec. 10: Homemade beef pizza, or BBQ chicken on WG bun, corn.

Wednesday, Dec. 11: Ham and Cheese tortilla melt, or jeff rib on WG bun, chicken noodle soup,

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Looking Back

Photo caption: WINTER PLAY TIME Eleanor Rasse Rennau and Miriam Rasse Rood, children of Lorenz S. and Eleanor Rasse, bundled up for a sled ride in January 1924.

120 Years Ago

1893

The Fairbury Journal

Rural correspondents of The Journal listed nearly everyone in their neighborhood as ill with lagrippe. Nowadays its the flu, and preventative shots.

The honor roll in School District No. 78 (one mile east and 1 south of Thompson) included Clifford, Ethel and Nellie Baker, Agnes and Josephine Krebeck, John and Keith Kirkwood and Agnes Ridder. Minnie Pease was teacher.

110 Years Ago

1903

The Fairbury Journal

George Buchli and Gregory discovered an attempt to burn the Big Sandy wagon bridge west of Powell.

The Eagles was a society in Fairbury.

Incorporators of the Plymouth Telephone Co., to have 400 shares of $25 each, were Fred Bockholdt, C. W. Harvey, Henry Heiliger and James Wrigley.

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Voters Party Dissolves in Nebraska

Nearly 300 registered voters in Nebraska will receive notice from Secretary of State John Gale that their party has been dissolved. Party leadership for Americans Elect recently informed the office of its dissolution at both the state and national levels. There are approximately 275 registered voters of Americans Elect in Nebraska.

A non-partisan, non-profit organization, Americans Elect was launched as a national effort to conduct an online convention to nominate presidential and vice presidential candidates for the 2012 election ballot. As a result of a successful petition drive in March 2012, it became a recognized party in Nebraska.

However, the online nomination effort was not successful and no Americans Elect candidate ever appeared on any state presidential ballot in 2012.

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Climatologist predicts cold winter ahead

The official, scientific prediction for winter in southern Nebraska is out, but it doesnt say much.

There is not a strong or reliable enough climate signal to favor one category over the others, so [there] is an equal chance for above-, near-, or below-normal temperatures and/or precipitation, NOAAs annual winter outlook for the area said.

But Nebraska state climatologist Al Dutcher has more specific thoughts.

I would conclude that December will have a strong tendency for below normal temperatures state-wide, he said. Precipitation right now looks to be on the light side as the main storm track will lie south of us. However, most of our precipitation during the past two months came in three events, each nearly producing a months worth of moisture with each event.

Dutcher said he thought a majority of the moisture that would fall this winter would come with the occasional big storm.

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