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Mar

Fairbury Central School to fill position as Principal

A decision has been made by Fairbury Public Schools on the next principal for Central Elementary.

Patty Smith, who is currently an Early Childhood Coordinator at Hill Elementary in Lincoln Nebraska has been chosen to fill the position of Central Elementary Principal. She will begin her duties on August 1.

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07
Mar

Marvin L. Wurm

Marvin L. Wurm, 83 of Fairbury, NE passed away March 6, 2016 in Fairbury.  He was born on October 2, 1932 at Kramer, NE. 

Survivors are wife Norma Jean, daughters Marvel (John) Herfel, Crystal (Steve) Siefford and son Gregory (Amy) Wurm, 6 grandchildren, and 8, soon to be 9 great-grandchildren.

Services will be Thursday, March 10, 2016 at 10:30 a.m. at Trinity Lutheran Church in Jansen with Pastor Charles Schmidt officiating. 

The family will greet friends Wednesday evening from 6 to 8 at the Gerdes-Meyer Funeral Home. Burial will be in the Fairbury Cemetery, with memorials established to the Family’s Choice.  Gerdes-Meyer Funeral Home in Fairbury is in charge of arrangements. 

Sat
05
Mar

Fairbury Fun Park Meets

Sat
05
Mar

Stolen Car

Wed
02
Mar

Alida Freese

 
Wed
02
Mar

Frank Imes

Frank Imes
Frank LaVerne Imes, 80, of Plymouth, passed away unexpectedly Wednesday, Feb. 24, 2016 in Lincoln.  He was born Sept. 12, 1935 to Roley and Mabel (Peacock) Imes of Beatrice.  He was baptized and confirmed at Christ Lutheran Church, Beatrice. Frank married Shirley Rehm on May 12, 1956. He drove a propane truck and was a manager for Farmer’s Co-op for 24 years, owned the Rainbow Inn in Plymouth for 20 years and worked part time for Village of Plymouth after retiring. He was a member of St. Paul’s Evangelical Lutheran Church, Plymouth. Frank played in Al’s Country Blue Band and Jack Duke’s Band. He liked to play cards, horseshoes and trying to fix anything.  He also loved to dance and sing. 
Wed
02
Mar

Dixie Hansmire

 
Dixie Hansmire, 84, of Fairbury, passed away Dec. 24, 2015 at Gardenside Care Center in Fairbury.
Dixie was born Dec. 15, 1931 in Fairbury to Wilber and Iva (Axtell) Reid. She was the second of three children.
Dixie graduated from Fairbury High School in May of 1949. On June 12, 1949 she married Dale Hansmire. Dixie and Dale farmed southwest of Fairbury until the early 1980s when Dixie moved to Fairbury after Dale’s passing in 1977.
Survivors include her daughter Risé Hansmire, son Greg (Teresa) Hansmire, grandson Michael (Beth) Hansmire of Fairbury, granddaughter Megan (Rob) Johnson of Maryville Mo., grandchildren Molly, Morgan and Macy Hansmire of Fairbury and Maya and Marshall Johnson of Maryville Mo., sister Dorothy Reid of Fairbury and brother Finis(Linda) Reid of Hubbell, three nieces and their families.
Wed
02
Mar

Tri County Area Bloodmobile Held in DeWitt

A Tri County Area bloodmobile was held on Monday Feb. 22 at the DeWitt Community Center.  The Red Cross had set a goal to collect 45 units at this mobile. This goal was surpassed by 11 units.  A total of 56 units were collected and returned to Omaha with the Red Cross. Each unit can help meet 3 blood needs.  This total will satisfy 168 different blood needs! 
Barb Lohmeier  – First Pint Kenneth Meints – 2 gallon
Arlyn Parde – 9 gallons
Wed
02
Mar

The General Squires Auxiliary 3113

The General Squires Auxiliary 3113 came to order at 7 p.m. with President Joy Graham presiding: Guard Joyce closed the doors and Conductress Marge checked 12 member cards.
Chaplain Linda gave the opening prayer and Patriots Instructor LaDonna gave the patriotic instruction. We all said the Pledge to the Flag. President Joy opened the meeting. Had initiation for new member T. J. Schiermeyer. She was then welcomed into the auxiliary. Secretary Zona read the previous minutes from December as we didn’t have a meeting in January. Treasurer Cynthia read her report and it will be put on file.
Since the auxiliary will no longer be just for women Joyce made a motion to get the new membership books and pins. Zona read a thank you from Jefferson Health Center for our donation. We also donated to Blue Valley Food Pantry and Grand Island Veterans Home. Department newsletter was also read of what the different chairmen wanted done.
Wed
02
Mar

Fairbury Elks Lodge Teen of the Month -Ahl

Bladen Kiefer Ahl, son of Dennis and Janet Ahl, was announced as Elks boy teen of the month. He attends Diller-Odell High school. Bladen has received honors in National Honors Society, Outstanding One Act Performer, High Honor Roll, Perfect attendance, 
Fairbury Elks Honor Student, Pioneer Conference Superior Art Exhibit, District Play Production Superior Performance, Academic All State Award, Academic All Pioneer Conference, Presidents Education Award, All Sunland Area Honorable Mention Baseball, All Pioneer Conference Honorable Mention Baseball, All Pioneer Conference Superior Performance Speech OID and Beatrice Daily Sun Athlete of the Week. Bladen has worked as Direct Care Staff at Cedarwood Assisted Living. He completed a Certified Nursing Assistant Course, a College Medical Terminology Course and became CPR Certified. 

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