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HOME OPENING LOSS


HOME OPENING LOSS--The Fairbury Lady Jeffs lost their home opener in three sets to Columbus-Lakeview Tuesday night. Shelby Pollman, left foreground and her sister Sidney Pollman. Photo by Fred Arnold/Fairbury Journal-News.
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Sept. 17, 2014

Police Report 
Sept. 3: Report of a protection order violation in the 1300 block of Oak Street. 
Sept. 3: Report of threats in the 800 block of H Street. 
Sept. 3: Report of vandalism in the 600 block of 3rd Street. 
Sept. 4: Report of a complaint of a woman yelling in the 600 block of C Street. 
Sept. 4: Francis J. Rice, of Fairbury, was backing a 2005 Chrysler from a parking stall in Wal-Mart when the vehicle collided with a 2011 Chevrolet driven by Willard L. Endorf, of Daykin. Damages to Rice's vehicle were estimated at $2,000. Damages to Endorf's vehicle were estimated at $3,000. 
Sept. 5: Report of an animal complaint in the 1500 block of B Street. 
Sept. 5: Report of a threat in the 1200 block of 7th Street. 
Sept. 6: Report of unauthorized use of a motor vehicle in the 100 block of West 5th Street. 
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Sept. 17, 2014

120 Years Ago
1894
The Jefferson County Journal 
 
Statistics printed in The Journal showed France spending $4 for the military for every 70 cents spent for education; in the United States, 30 cents and $1.25, respectively.
Schools in Fairbury were dismissed for the campaign appearance of William McKinley. 
Honor pupils in District No. 37 (1 ½ miles east and two south of Reynolds) cited by C.E. McVay, teacher, were Frank Havlik, Dolly and Lula Harrington, Ferdinand, George and Hattie Huber, Rose Kasparek, Arthur Merrill, Edith, Emma, Emily and Frank Tuma.
 
 
110 Years Ago
1904
The Jefferson County Journal 
 
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Fourth District Farmers Union

Fourth District 
Farmers Union 
will meet Wednesday, September 24, 2014 at the Back Alley Eatery, 124 South 23rd St., Beatrice, NE 6pm dinner on your own, meeting to follow.
Date: 
Wednesday, September 24, 2014 - 4:00pm
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Fairbury Public Library

Fairbury Public Library
Story time at the Fairbury Public Library begins September 27 with the theme “Mother Goose”. Story times are every other Saturday from 10 to 10:45 a.m. All children ages 3 and up are welcome. 
 
Date: 
Saturday, September 27, 2014 - 10:00am
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NARVRE Unit 174

NARVRE Unit 174 will meet at the Rock Island Depot on Monday, September 22nd at 7 PM.

Date: 
Monday, September 22, 2014 - 7:00am
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Preschool Screening of Hearing and Speech

Preschool Screening of Hearing and Speech- All 3-5 year old children are invited to attend. At First Baptist Church 902 F St. Fairbury NE. Tuesday 9/23/14 1:00- 2:30, Wednesday 9/24/14 8:15 – 11:15 A.M. and 1:00-2:30 P.M. and Thursday 9/25/14 8:15-11:15 A.M. 

Date: 
Tuesday, September 23, 2014 - 1:00am
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Operation Christmas Child

 
Operation Christmas Child hopes to give shoeboxes to 10 million children overseas. That brings the total to over 120 million kids receiving gift-filled shoeboxes since this project began in 1993. To learn how to get involved or to find the nearest shoebox drop-off location during National Collection Week, November 17-24, visit http://www.samaritanspurse.org/what-we-do/operation-christmas-child/
Date: 
Monday, November 17, 2014 - 8:00am
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Sugar and Spice Club

Sugar and Spice Club meeting will be held Friday, Sept. 19, 2014, for a noon lunch-in at Cedarwood. 

Date: 
Friday, September 19, 2014 - 12:00pm
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FHS Homecoming Parade

FHS Homecoming Parade
The FHS Homecoming Parade is scheduled for Friday, September 26 at 3:00 pm in downtown Fairbury.  This year’s theme is “Jeffs Are Out of This World”.  If your business or organization is interested in having a parade entry, please contact Pam Pollman at pkpollman@hotmail.com by Monday, September 22.
Date: 
Friday, September 26, 2014 - 3:00pm

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