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Jul

Kluge

 
Robert "Fritz" and Judith (Conway) Kluge will be honored for their 50th wedding anniversary at an  open house on July 26  from 2-4 p.m. at the Denton, NE Community Center, 7115 Lancaster Avenue.
The event will be hosted by the children of the couple: Kerianne Kluge, Kendra (Eric) Silverstein, Kaurene (Peter) Salts, Kreg (Shannon) Kluge, Kiera Kluge (fiancé James Filush) and Kailen Jo Kluge and grandchildren: Ashlyn, Patrick and Sierra Salts and Kyle and Lily Silverstein. 
The Kluges were married on May 29, 1965 at St. Mary's Church, Wayne NE.
Cards may be sent to P.O. Box 444, Denton, NE, 68339.                    17-18p
Wed
22
Jul

Hueske

Hueske 
Vernelle Hueske will be celebrating her 90th birthday with an open house on Sunday, August 9 from 2-4 pm in the dining room at The Villa, 2211 Sunset Dr, Beatrice NE.  She was born on a farm near Harbine NE on August 10th, 1925 and had nine brothers and sisters.
  Wishing her a very happy birthday are her children Stan & Mary Hueske of Plymouth, Galen & Bev Plihal of DeWitt, and Gary & Beth Detweiler of Lincoln.  Vernelle has seven grandchildren and 16 great grandchildren. She resides at The Villa,  2211 Sunset Dr, Apt 208, Beatrice NE 68310.
       
Wed
22
Jul

Zabokrtsky

Zabokrtsky
Jack and Rebecca Zabokrtsky will celebrate their 40th wedding anniversary on August 8.
They were married in 1975 at the Fairbury United Methodist Church.
Jack and Becky have four children, Travis Zabokrtsky and wife Jacki of Morrowville, KS; Marla Strunk and husband Ryan of Hollenberg, KS; Annie Erichsen and husband Paul of Beatrice; Maggie Pryor and husband Justin of Beatrice. They have 7 grandchildren, Tori and Tray Zabokrtsky, Dawson and Clayton Strunk, Ashlee and Ben Erichsen and Hadleigh Pryor.
Please help them celebrate 40 years of marriage by sending cards to 56470 704 Rd, Fairbury, NE 68352.       17-18p
Wed
22
Jul

Van on Fire at Pinecrest Apartments on Wednesday


Department was on scene putting out a vehicle fire on K Street in Fairbury at the Pinecrest Apartments.
Wed
22
Jul

Would You Help A Stranger?

It seems in today’s world humans, at times, don’t want to get out of their comfort zone to help people.
Whatever happened to people caring for one another.
Too many times people just don’t care, don’t want to get involved, have someone else deal with the person’s dilemma.
It is should be stated aren’t we all complete strangers until we get to know each other?
We should care for each other. That is what’s wrong with the world: not enough people who care.
If we’re cordial people doing our beneficial deeds for the day, that should count for something.
It’s a shame some people don’t appreciate help at times in their lives, but it still gives you a pleasant feeling that you have managed to make a difference hopefully to someone’s life in some way-however small.
Wed
22
Jul

Daykin, Tri County Seniors To Compete In Senior District Baseball Tourney

A pair of county teams will take part in the Class C Area 4 Seniors District Baseball Tournament to be played July 24-28 at McPherson Field/Veterans Park in Adams, Neb.
The Daykin-Meridian Seniors are the fifth seed in the seven-team tournament and will face fourth seed Wilber at 2 p.m. on Friday, July 24.
A win by Daykin-Meridian would earn the team a matchup with top seed Elmwood-Murdock on Saturday, July 25, beginning at 4:30 p.m.
Tri County Seniors are the seventh seed in the tournament and will open play on Friday, July 24 against second seed Adams at 7 p.m.
A win by Tri County would set up a second round game on Saturday, July 25 at 7 p.m. versus the winner of the Wymore-Tecumseh game.
Seedings in the Seniors District Tournament are: 1. Elmwood-Murdock, 2. Adams, 3. Wymore, 4. Wilber, 5. Daykin-Meridian, 6. Tecumseh, and 7. Tri County.
Wed
22
Jul

Daykin, Tri County Seniors To Compete In Senior District Baseball Tourney

A pair of county teams will take part in the Class C Area 4 Seniors District Baseball Tournament to be played July 24-28 at McPherson Field/Veterans Park in Adams, Neb.
The Daykin-Meridian Seniors are the fifth seed in the seven-team tournament and will face fourth seed Wilber at 2 p.m. on Friday, July 24.
A win by Daykin-Meridian would earn the team a matchup with top seed Elmwood-Murdock on Saturday, July 25, beginning at 4:30 p.m.
Tri County Seniors are the seventh seed in the tournament and will open play on Friday, July 24 against second seed Adams at 7 p.m.
A win by Tri County would set up a second round game on Saturday, July 25 at 7 p.m. versus the winner of the Wymore-Tecumseh game.
Seedings in the Seniors District Tournament are: 1. Elmwood-Murdock, 2. Adams, 3. Wymore, 4. Wilber, 5. Daykin-Meridian, 6. Tecumseh, and 7. Tri County.
Wed
22
Jul

Beatrice Pummels Fairbury

In a matchup of district baseball opponents, Beatrice struck quickly and often cruising to a 14-3 seven inning victory against Fairbury in Senior American Legion baseball action played July 16 at Christensen Field in Beatrice.
The Beatrice Exmark Seniors wasted no time in seizing control of the game in their first at-bat.
In the bottom of the first, Beatrice produced six hits, including three straight hits to load the bases with one out after plating a run.
An RBI single from Brenden Blackburn upped Beatrice’s lead to 2-0, before a two-run double by Nolan White stretched Exmark’s advantage to 4-0. On the RBI double from White, a throwing error by Fairbury in the field produced Beatrice’s fifth run of the inning.
Fairbury got on the scoreboard in the top of the fourth, scoring a run off a Beatrice error.
Wed
22
Jul

Fairbury Splits Sunday Doubleheader

Sunday afternoon’s home doubleheader at Quinn Field between and Fairbury and Lincoln Christian (Willmar Electric) was a matchup of number-one seeds in their respective upcoming Class B Seniors District Baseball Tournaments.
At the end of the second game, both teams had earned a win in the doubleheader.
In the first game, Fairbury out hit Lincoln Christian, 12-5, but came up short on the scoreboard losing, 4-2.
Lincoln Christian got its offense started in the top of the first inning, scoring a pair of runs on a two-out, two-run single by Mike Chapin.
Following two innings where they stranded four runners on base, Fairbury manufactured its first run in the bottom of the third on a one-out RBI double by Dalton Hinrichs.
Willar Electric expanded their lead to 3-1 in the top of the fifth off a one-out RBI single from Chris Vanis.
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22
Jul

Seniors Rally By Seward In Home Win


FAIRBURY SENIORS BRETT WANAMAKER swings at a pitch during an at-bat against Seward in American Legion baseball action played July 14 at Quinn Field. Fairbury rallied with two runs in the bottom of the sixth to claim a 3-2 win. Photo by Jim Phelps/Fairbury Journal-News
Staying within striking distance proved beneficial, as the Fairbury Seniors American Legion baseball team pieced together a late rally to claim a thrilling come-from-behind seven inning, 3-2 home win against Seward played July 14 at Quinn Field.
Early on Fairbury and Seward found themselves in a dominant pitching battle, as both squads were held scoreless in the first two innings.
Seward managed a one-out single, followed by a walk and a passed ball placing runners at second and third base in the first inning, before Fairbury’s starting pitcher Dalton Hinrichs struckout the next two batters to end the threat.
Hinrichs mowed down Seward in the top of the second inning striking out the side.
Fairbury scuffled with its offense in its opening two innings. Fairbury had just one hitter reach base in the first inning, before being erased in a double play.

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