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Wed
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Oct

Accident off of Hwy. 8 Tuesday

Tuesday afternoon approximately 4:45 pm a one vehicle rollover accident off of Hwy. 8 and 580 Ave between Diller and Steele City. Driver refused care. Non injury accident. 

Wed
29
Oct

Fairbury Public Library

Fairbury Public Library 
will host a presentation on Filing for Social Security: Thursday evening, November 6 at 7:00 p.m. at the library. RSVP is requested either to the library at 402-729-2843 or Liz at 402-729-3065.
Date: 
Thursday, November 6, 2014 - 7:00am
Wed
29
Oct

JCHC Blood Drive

On Monday, November 3rd  from 9:30 am – 1 pm (across from McDonald’s on Highway 15). Contact Jean Smith at 402-729-6851 or Jami at 402-486-9414, or go to www.ncbb.org and use sponsor code JCHC.

Date: 
Monday, November 3, 2014 - 9:30am
Wed
29
Oct

Free Food Available For Seniors

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.
 
Date: 
Tuesday, November 4, 2014 (All day)
Wed
29
Oct

The Plymouth American Legion Auxiliary

The Plymouth American Legion Auxiliary 
68th consecutive Craft Fair will be held on Saturday, November 8, 2014 at the Plymouth community center from 8:30am – 10:30am and noon – 2:30pm.
 
Date: 
Saturday, November 8, 2014 - 8:00am
Wed
29
Oct

Fairbury Rural Fire Dept. Annual Mountain Oyster & Burger Fry

Fairbury Rural Fire Dept. Annual Mountain Oyster & Burger Fry-Fairbury Rural Fire Dept. annual Mountain Oyster & Burger Fry, Friday, Oct. 31, 5-9 pm. at Fairbury VFW Club, there is a fee. Proceeds to benefit FRFD equip fund.

Date: 
Friday, October 31, 2014 - 5:00am
Wed
29
Oct

The Jefferson County Historical Society Board of Directors

The Jefferson County Historical Society Board of Directors will meet Nov. 6, at the Rock Island Depot Railroad Museum in Fairbury, beginning at 6:30 p.m. 
 
Date: 
Thursday, November 6, 2014 - 6:30am
Wed
29
Oct

American Lutheran Church Youth Group

The American Lutheran Church Youth Group will be Trick-or-Treating for cans on Wednesday, October 29 (7:00-8:30PM). 

Date: 
Wednesday, October 29, 2014 - 7:00am
Wed
29
Oct

Diller Odell Of Honor Roll- 2014-2015

Gydesen, Mackenzie Jo 12 High Honor Roll
Hennerberg, Calvin John 12 High Honor Roll
Hennerberg, Camille Marie 12 High Honor Roll
Lawton, Lance Reid 12 High Honor Roll
Ahl, Bladen Keifer 11 High Honor Roll
Schultis, Kaitlyn Elizabeth 11 High Honor Roll
Zarybnicky, Theresa Ann 11 High Honor Roll
Arnold, Paige 10 High Honor Roll
Hennerberg, Reese Brian 10 High Honor Roll
Jurgens, Madison Cay 10 High Honor Roll
Rupprecht, Kailee R 10 High Honor Roll
Vitosh, Paige lee 10 High Honor Roll
Zarybnicky, Katie Elizabeth 10 High Honor Roll
Schmidt, Spencer Douglas 9 High Honor Roll
Schultis, Adam Joseph 9 High Honor Roll
Schultis, Caleb James 9 High Honor Roll
Arnold, Ryan 8 High Honor Roll
Bures, Kirsten Ameila 8 High Honor Roll
Wed
29
Oct

10-29-14

Three generations of owners of Wells Implement-- photo taken in 1996, from left to right: Greg Wells, Mark Wells, Arthur P. (Junior) and Alverta Wells, Pam Hoge, Charlie Hoge, with Arthur B. Wells in front. Contributed Photo

120 Years Ago
1894
The Jefferson County Journal 
 
The Jefferson County Journal Publishing Co. incorporated. Eighty-one stockholders paid $2.50 each down and $7.50 in later payments. C.G. DeFrance was company secretary and editor.
The Fairbury Waterworks Co. was putting down new wells, as the drouth had created a water famine.
Honor pupils in District No. 13 (2 ½ miles east of Reynolds), were Frank Arthur, Henry, Howard and John Hansmire, Roy, Ivan and May Avery, Allie Cramb, Etta Eckhoff, Loay B. Elam, Mills Lauterbach, Charley Masters, Annie Smith and Annie Thompson. S.W. Elam was teacher.
 
110 Years Ago
1904
The Jefferson County Journal 
 
Theodore Roosevelt had a 3-1 lead in Jefferson County over Parker, and all state and county Republican candidates also won.

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