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Wed
15
Oct

Cancer Benefit for Shirley Sweetser

Cancer Benefit for 
Shirley Sweetser
Starting at 11am at Gilead Town Hall. Sunday, Oct. 19.  Smoked BBQ Meal. Contact Stacy Boyce at 402-300-0622.
 

 

Date: 
Sunday, October 19, 2014 - 11:00am
Wed
15
Oct

Tri-County FFA Members Compete in Area Land Judging


The team of Haydyn Weise, Reagan Schultis, Halle Weise, and Kelsey Crawford finished 6th in the Southeast Area Land Judging Contest at Humboldt. Contributed Photo
Seventeen Tri County FFA members fared well at District Land Judging on Wednesday, October 1st, at Humboldt. Individually, Halle Weise was the top competitor placing sixth while Haydyn Weise placed seventh. Following the twins and receiving blue ribbons were Brayden Schultis and Justin Epp. Shane Parker received a red. Austin Johnson, Megann Freese, Josie Weise, Sloane Holtmeier, Wyatt Kowalski, Carson Hicks, and Travis Likens all received white ribbons. The team of Halle Weise, Haydyn Weise, Reagan Schultis, and Kelsey Crawford placed sixth and received a blue ribbon. The team of Justin Epp, Wyatt Kowalski, Megann Freese, and Brayden Schultis placed eighth and got a blue ribbon. 
By placing in the top 10 individuals, Halle and Haydyn qualified for the state competition at Curtis, Nebraska.
 
Wed
15
Oct

Oct. 15, 2014

Police Report 
Sept. 29: Report of a theft in the 1500 block of H Street. 
Sept. 30: Report of a dog running loose in the 500 block of 10th Street. 
Sept. 30: Report of disturbing the peace in the 200 block of S. I Street. 
Oct. 1: Report of a theft in the 1200 block of 3rd Street. 
Oct. 2: Report of suspicious activity in the 100 block of West 3rd Street. 
Oct. 2: Report of a disturbance in the 400 block of D Street. 
Oct. 2: Report of identity theft in the 100 block of A Street. Unfounded. 
Oct. 2: Report of a juvenile complaint in the 800 block of H Street. 
Oct. 3: Report of an assault near Jefferson School. 
Oct. 3: Report of an assault at the Central School playground. 
Wed
15
Oct

Happy 50th Anniversary, Ervin and Sharon (Hynek) Grams

Ervin and Sharon (Hynek) Grams were married Oct. 10, 1964. They have a son Aaron, daughter-in-law Dawn and one grand daughter Molly. Cards may be sent to: 2901 National Road, Hollenberg, KS 66946.

Wed
15
Oct

School Lunch Menus Oct. 16-22

Fairbury Jefferson and Central 
Elementary Schools
Thursday, Oct. 16: NO SCHOOL; PLANNING DAY.
Friday, Oct. 17: NO SCHOOL; FALL BREAK.
Monday, Oct. 20: CHICKEN NUGGETS, HMD BREAD; Ham/cheese flatbread and seasoned carrots.
Tuesday, Oct. 21: SAUSAGE LINKS W/PANCAKES AND SYRUP; Tuna salad on deli bun, and hashbrowns.
Wednesday, Oct. 22: JEFFERSON- PIZZA HUT SAUSAGE PIZZA, CENTRAL – PIZZABURGER; Turkey sandwich and corn.
High School
Thursday, Oct. 16: BBQ PORK ON BUN; Ham/cheese flatbread and sweet potato waffle fries.
Friday, Oct. 17: NO SCHOOL; FALL BREAK.
Monday, Oct. 20: CHICKEN NUGGETS, HMD BREAD; Cheeseburger and seasoned carrots.
Tuesday, Oct. 21: SAUSAGE LINKS W/PANCAKES AND SYRUP; Roasted chicken on bun and tater tots.
Wednesday, Oct. 22: PIZZABURGER; Jeff rib on bun, corn and apple crisp.
 
Wed
15
Oct

Lambert Vet Supply Appoints New Director of Marketing

Lambert Vet Supply (http://www.lambertvetsupply.com) announced today that Mike Koehn has joined the company to continue the development of their growing marketing efforts. Mike Koehn comes with a wealth of experience within the pet industry, having spent the last six years at KV Supply where Mike was instrumental in developing their ecommerce and marketing. 
Mike joins Lambert Vet Supply as Director of Marketing to continue their growth in ecommerce and other retail and wholesale channels. Mike comments “I am excited to start a new challenge within Lambert Vet Supply and look forward to working with the team to further develop their online presence. I am fortunate to be joining such a respected company that prides itself on top quality service.”
Wed
15
Oct

Half Of Dueling Pianos Show


HALF OF DUELING PIANOS--held this past weekend had a great turnout of guests and entertainment. Money was raised for Hope Crisis Center on behalf of Domestic Violence Awareness. Pictured is Carmen Hinman from Hope Crisis Center and Spike Blake with Half of Dueling Pianos at the event. Photo by Fred Arnold/Fairbury Journal-News.
Wed
15
Oct

Happy 80th Birthday, Jerry Likens!

The children and grandchildren of Jerry Likens invite everyone to wish him a happy 80th birthday. Jerome “Jerry” Likens was born Oct. 19, 1934, in Fairbury to Louis and Isabelle Likens
Jerry and his wife, Bobbie, have four children, 11 grandchildren, and 3 great-grandchildren. Children and their spouses are Tony and Lana Likens; Francie and Tim Fairley; and Terry and Jill Likens, all of Fairbury; and Tim and Sue Likens of Swanton. Grandchildren and great-grandchildren are: Trevin and Toriann Likens of Fairbury; Ryan and Erin Fairley, Tanner and Owen of Gothenburg; Dustin and Amanda Fairley of Fairbury; Michelle and Austin Galles and Jacoby of Wayne; Shaylin and Bailey Likens of Fairbury; Levi, Emma, Katlyn and Travis Likens of Swanton.
Cards may be sent to: Jerry Likens, 57525 Highway 8, Steele City, NE 68440.
 
Wed
15
Oct

Fire Prevention Week


FIRE PREVENTION WEEK--Last week members of the Fairbury City Fire and Jefferson County Ambulance gave presentations at Central Elementary and at the City Fire Station, along with tours of their trucks. Local firemen explained to the kids what they wear, and how they fight fires. Also discussed calling was 911, what to do if their house is on fire, Stop Drop and Roll, not playing with matches, and showed them several tools and other fire related items. Contributed Photo
Wed
15
Oct

FHS Supports Juvenile Diabetes


Fairbury “IN” Group and FCCLA along with Seward students participated in GRAY Out to raise money for Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation, Thursday, October 9. Photo by Sandy Zabokrtsky/FairburyJournalNews.com
 Last week Fairbury High School participated in a GRAY Out during the Fairbury Seward volleyball game.  The GRAY Out is a movement begun by the students  in support of fellow students who have Type 1 Diabetes (T1D).
Fairbury School currently has a support group, the IN Group, which is a Type 1 diabetic support group.  The IN Group along with FCCLA  hosted the GRAY Out by selling t-shirts to be worn during the game.  
“Two hundred and nine T-shirts were sold raising $1,000 in sponsorship money,” Becki Schmidt, Fairbury Schools Nurse, said.  “The money that was brought in  will be going to the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation and will sponsor students to go to camp.”

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