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Wed
22
Apr

FHS Students of the Month


March students of the month include: 8th graders, Jeremiah Gray, son of Rebecca Sprain & Ryan Gray; McKenzie Layton, daughter of Scott & Heidi Layton. 7th graders are Cora DeBoer, daughter of Lori & Mark DeBoer and Keith Lee, nephew of Shirley & Brian Bender. (Contributed Photo)
Wed
22
Apr

Lutz Accepted to Graduate School

Lutz Accepted to Graduate School
 
Mary Lutz, 2009 graduate of Fairbury High School has been admitted as a doctoral candidate to The Graduate School of Loyola University in Chicago for the English PhD program beginning in the 2015 Fall Semester.
Wed
22
Apr

Ribbon cutting for RE Schlichtman Earth Movers

Diller Community Club will hold a ribbon cutting for RE Schlichtman Earth Movers on at the City Park Shelter. Everyone is invited to attend and Refreshments will be served.

Date: 
Thursday, May 14, 2015 - 5:00pm
Tue
21
Apr

Alfred Henke

Alfred Henke, 87, a 60 year resident of Security, CO, passed away April 12, 2015 in Colorado Springs.  Born in Western, Nebraska to William and Olive Henke, he was the last surviving child of eight children.
Al left high school to enlist in the Navy to serve his country during World War II, reaching Shanghai, China on the USS Mansfield. Before shipping out, he married his high school sweetheart, Jeniece Sims, on Dec. 30, 1945.
After his discharge from the Navy, he worked for the US Postal Service as a clerk for 35 years in Western, Colorado Springs and Security, and he was a friend to all he served.
Al was preceded in death by his parents, his siblings, his wife, Jeniece, and his son, Bradley.  He is survived by his children - Alanna Cook of Colorado Springs, John Henke (Judy) of Security, and Jolene Siemsen (Steve) of Fairbury, NE, four grandsons - Gavin Gaard, Wyatt Bonner, Jeffrey Henke and Jay Henke, and six great grandchildren.
Tue
21
Apr

Doyle D. Wood

Doyle D. Wood, 55 of Jansen, NE passed away April 20, 2015 at his home. He was born December 3, 1959 in Sioux City, IA.
Survivors are his wife Virginia, and son Daniel (Kassie) Wood of North Sioux City, SD, and son David Wood of Sioux City, IA .
Services will be Friday April 24, 2015 at 10:30 at the First Baptist Church in Fairbury, NE with Pastor Joel Hahn officiating. Cremation has taken place. Burial will be at a later date.
Gerdes-Meyer Funeral Home in Fairbury is in charge of arrangements. www.gerdesmeyerfh.com.

Tue
21
Apr

Beverly Jean Babel

Beverly Jean Babel 75 of Fairbury, NE passed away April 16, 2015 in Fairbury. She was born September 29, 1939 in Youngstown, Ohio. Survivors are sisters Vicki Schoen & James Carr of Fairbury, Marilyn Cranford of Mesa, AZ., brother Allan Clingeman & wife Sandy of Las Vegas, NV. Cremation has taken place. No services planned at this time. Gerdes-Meyer Funeral Home in Fairbury is in charge of arrangements.
 
Mon
20
Apr

The Truth About Taxes

 

Mon
20
Apr

Vehicle Accident at Highway 103 and 136

On April 18th,  Jefferson County Communications received a 911 call of a two vehicle injury accident at the intersection of Highway 103 and 136. Emergency services were dispatched to the scene.

Vehicle #1 was a 1998 Buick Park Avenue driven by Tobias Fritzen 98 yoa from Diller, NE. Vehicle #2 was a 1998 Jeep pickup driven by Duane Bleich 45 yoa of Waverly, Ne.

Mon
20
Apr

Narka News

Friday visitors of Marvin & Donna Shoemaker over spring break were family members: Mark & Laura Fincham and children, Jaxon, Afton and Emery of Ankeny, IA;  Frank & Lynette Shoemaker of Marysville and Abe and Janet Fisher and boys, Caleb, Connor and Creighton Fisher of Brookfield, Wi.  Abe and Janet spent time with his parents, AB and Judy Fisher of McDonald, Ks.  after vacationing in Napa Valley, Calif.  Fishers returned home on Sat.

Fri
17
Apr

Shannon M. Criner

Shannon M. Criner 46 of Fairbury, NE. passed away in Fairbury. She was born January 18, 1969 in Fairbury, NE. Survivors are Son: Zachery Bradley of Fairbury, Parents: Kent & Mary Criner of Fairbury, Brother & Sister-in-law: Scott & Chris Criner of Fairbury, Sister: Kim Criner of Fairbury, & Nieces. Services will be at Gerdes-Meyer Funeral Home Chapel in Fairbury.

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