July 1: Report of harassment in the 100 block of Maple Street in Plymouth.
July 1: Report of animal abuse/neglect in the 300 block of Broad Street in Jansen. Unfounded.
July 4: Report of a missing person at Rock Creek Station.
July 4: Report of a vehicle that was stopped for speeding near Harbine, which lead to the arrest of two males for possession of a controlled substance that was identified as cocaine.
July 5: Judy A. Blunt, of Fairbury, was driving a 2008 Chevrolet east on Highway 136 one mile east of Fairbury when the vehicle collided with a raccoon. Damages were estimated at $1,500.
July 5: A vehicle was stopped for speeding near 578th Ave. and Highway 8. The deputy could smell the odor of burnt marijuana. The vehicle was searched and contraband was found. The driver was cited for possession of marijuana less than an ounce, possession of drug paraphernalia and minor in possession of alcohol.
July 1: Report of a complaint of car racing around the park.
July 1: Report of a theft in the 500 block of E Street.
July 1: Report of a disturbance in the 1100 block of A Street.
July 1: Report of criminal mischief and theft in the 900 block of K Street.
July 2: Report of trespassing in the 400 block of L Street.
July 2: Report of a theft in the 300 block of 11th Street.
July 2: Report of a missing person in the City Park. The person was located.
July 2: Cheyenne J. Rogers, of Fairbury, was backing from a driveway near 10th and G Streets in a 2002 Chrysler when the driver was distracted by a puppy in the passenger seat and the vehicle collided with a parked 1981 Chevrolet owned by Donald Dallman, of Fairbury. Damages to Rogers vehicle were estimated at $1,000. Damages to Dallmans vehicle were estimated at $1,500.
Wells Implement of Plymouth announces that three area students have been awarded a $1,000 scholarship for the 2013-2014 FFA scholarship year.
As an approved national FFA scholarship sponsor and in cooperation with AGCO, Wells Implement, has presented scholarships this year to:
Tom Waldo of Tri County High School FFA. Tom is the son of Lee and Joni Waldo of DeWitt.
Adam Umland of Fairbury High School FFA, son of Matt and Debra Umland of Jansen.
Kiley Schuerman of Wilber-Clatonia FFA, daughter of Harley and Patti Schuerman of Wilber.
These scholarships mark the third year for the program that has provided 115 scholarships through more than 50 Massey Ferguson and Gleaner dealers across the United States. For more details on the scholarship program and the national FFA Organization, visit www.FFA.org/scholarships.
Photo caption: Kenyon Eastin has served his country while in the Navy and he realized that he has never really had a chance to see the country he loved so much. This Utah native flew to New Jersey and on March 12 started a walk across the United States so that he would have an opportunity to really see what this country had to offer. Photo by Sandy Zabokrtsky/Fairbury Journal News
For one man from Utah the old saying join the Navy and see the world, held a certain appeal. He joined the Navy and saw some of the world but at 41 he realized that he hadnt really seen the most important part of the world, the United States. He started in March of this year to remedy that situation.
Community Action of Nebraska will be mailing 10,000 surveys to residents all across Nebraska. The survey aims to discover the most pressing challenges Nebraskans face so that the Community Action agencies across the state will be better equipped to address those challenges. This survey is different from the Census survey. Those selected for the survey were chosen at random from among the residents of Nebraska and are encouraged to complete and return the survey as soon as possible. Each persons responses are important because they represent other households similar to their own who will not receive a copy of the survey.
In Conjunction with coffeehouse Ministries, Henry and Lois Roker will be presenting their recent trip to Peru this Sunday at the Fairbury Elks Lodge. The time will be 10:30 am. The community is invited. There will be a pot luck following the pres