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May

Alma Siebengartner

Alma Siebengartner, 88, formerly of Fairbury, NE, passed away on Friday, April 29, 2016, at the Linn Community Nursing Home, Linn, KS.

Sat
30
Apr

Summer Hours for Garbage pickups

NOTICE  OF  TIME  CHANGE  FOR  FAIRBURY PUBLIC WORKS DEPARTMENT 
AND SANITATION  SERVICE
 
Beginning the week of Monday, May 2, 2016, the Fairbury Public Works and Sanitation Department will begin their summer hours.  Garbage pickup service will begin  1  hour earlier ( 7:00 a.m. ) for the residential customers. It will remain at 8:00 a.m. for the commercial areas. Please keep this in mind when placing your garbage out for morning and afternoon pick ups.
 
CITY  OF  FAIRBURY  SANITATION  DEPARTMENT
Transfer  Station  Hours :
 
Monday  thru  Friday :  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  8:00 a.m.  to   3:30 p.m.
Saturday :  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  . 8:00 a.m.  to 11:30 p.m.
Sat
30
Apr

Birds and Bagels at Homestead National Monument of America

Birds and Bagels at Homestead National Monument of America

 

Enjoy an early morning birding hike with natural resource specialist Jesse Bolli at Homestead National Monument of America on Friday, May 6 or Saturday May 7 at 8 a.m. This program will begin at the Homestead Education Center with a light breakfast of bagels followed by a short walk to investigate the birds of Homestead’s prairie and woodland. Limited numbers of binoculars will be available; you are encouraged to bring your own. One all-terrain wheel chair is available to check-out, as well.   

 

Wed
27
Apr

FHS Catches Glimpse Of Districts At Yowell Track Classic At York

In what you would call a mini-district meet, Fairbury put forth numerous stellar performances Saturday at the Yowell Track Classic held on the York High School track.
The quality of competition was evident with a number of superb athletes both in field and on the track in the eight-team invite.
Despite the challenging competition, the Fairbury Jeffs track and field team placed in nine events on the day to account for a team score of 26.50 points.
Waverly held off York by 13 points, 120-107 to win the boys team championship.
The Jeffs' top efforts on the day resulted in a pair of third-place finishes.
Junior Brent Hirsch placed third in the triple jump with a season-best leap of 42'1 1/2”, while the Jeffs' 3200-meter relay quartet of Hirsch, Patrick Ondrak, Damian Green, and Jacob Johnson earned third place crossing the finish line in a time of 8:55.66.
Wed
27
Apr

Going The Distance

Tri County freshman Creighton Niemeyer sprints on the first lap of the boys 800-meter run at last Tuesday’s Dan Tesar Invite. Niemeyer posted a fifth place finish in the race with a time of 2:07.8. (Photo by Jim Phelps/www.fairburyjournalnews.com)

Wed
27
Apr

Fairbury Trap At Hanshaw Invite

The 2016 Gayle Hanshaw Conference Trap shoot was held Saturday, April 23 at Lincoln Trap and Skeet and The Izaak Walton Trap Range. Medal winners for Fairbury in the high school division were, from left to right, Brock Barton, All Conference Male 1st Team with an average of 92.0 for 16 yds and handicaps; Nathaniel Stapaules, South Division Male 2nd Team 87.4 average; Jacob Maschmann, South Division Male 2nd Team 88.0 average and Scylar Roop, South Division Male 3rd Team 86.4 average. (Contributed Photo)
 
Wed
27
Apr

Placings Tough For Meridian Thinclads At Friend

With a strong field of teams, points were tough to come by for the Meridian track and field squads at last Tuesday’s Friend Invite.
The Lady Mustangs came through with a fifth-place team finish compiling a score of 43 points.
Seward cruised to the team championship rolling up a score of 127.50 points, with Freeman second out of 10 teams with 84 points.
As a team, Meridian placed in seven running events, and two field events to account for its total points.
Erin Johnson was a double individual medalist on the day winning the gold medal in the 300-meter low hurdles in a time of 50.20, and she was runner-up in the 100-meter high hurdles at 17.20.
Second and fifth place finishes in the 3200-meter run were recorded by Brianna Barton at 13:33.90, and Andi Kort posted a time of 13:56.80.
Wed
27
Apr

Griffins Win

It was definitely a day to shine.
That is what the Diller-Odell Griffins track and field team did on Saturday winning the team title in the A Division at the MUDECAS Track and Field Meet held on the Johnson County High School track in Tecumseh.
Diller-Odell scored in 12 events to earn the team title with a score of 115.50 points.
The Griffins had five individual champions and one first place relay to account for 60 team points.
Individual gold medalists were Christian McCown, long jump, 20’ 6 3/4”, and the triple jump at 42’8”, Reese Hennerberg, 110-meter hurdles, 16.3, and the 300-meter intermediate hurdles in 43.4, and Cory Engelman cleared 12’3” in the pole vault.
The Griffins’ 3200-meter relay foursome of Ryan Arnold, Armando Jones, Will Cole, and William McLaughlin broke the tape in a time of 9:21.
Wed
27
Apr

Jeffs Second At Own Invite

SWINGING--Fairbury High School senior Nick Christiansen lets his power show on an early hole at the Fairbury Invite last week. (Photo by Jim Phelps/www.fairburyjournalnews.com)

Last Wednesday turned out to be a very productive day on the links for the Fairbury Jeffs varsity golf team.
The Jeffs took advantage of playing on their home course to shoot their best team score of the season, as three golfers finished in the top 10 individually spearheading the squad to a runner-up finish in their own nine-team Fairbury Invite played on the Fairbury Country Club golf course.
Fairbury carded a 338 team score to finish in second place, 13 strokes behind team champion Lincoln Christian with a score of 325.
Senior Nick Christiansen led the way for Fairbury, as he finished third individually with an 18-hole score of 78.
Junior Justin Peterson was second on the team placing sixth overall carding an 18-hole score of 81.
Sophomore Zach Reikofski earned the 10th place medal for his play, as he shot a score of 85 for 18 holes.
Wed
27
Apr

Simply The Best

PURE SPEED--Fairbury High School senior Justyn Franklin shows off his speed in the 100 meter dash at the Dan Tesar/Tri County Invite last week at Tri County. As a team, the Jeffs finished in seventh with 36 team points. (Photo by Jim Phelps/www.fairburyjournalnews.com)

It was a satisfying day in the field and on the track for both Tri County and Fairbury athletes at last Tuesday’s Dan Tesar/Tri County Invite.
The Tri County Trojans led the way with the best team finish of the two area schools placing fourth out of 10 teams, scoring 57 points in the boys team race.
Leading the way for the Trojans was junior Colby Ensz winning first place in the 300-meter intermediate hurdles in a time of 42.69.
Recording runner-up finishes were Shane Jiskra, shot put, 51’10”, Houston Parker, triple jump, 39’6”, Creighton Niemeyer, 1600-meter run, 4:50.53, and the Trojans’ 400-meter relay team of Ensz, Riley Knust, Trevin Williams and Jiskra in a time of 47.39.
A time of 11:32.56 earned Williams fourth place in the 3200-meter run, Niemeyer raced to a fifth place finish in the 800-meter run at 2:07.08, and the 3200-meter relay with a time of 8:44.97 earned fourth place in the event.

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