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Tue
13
Jan

Corlyn K. Cerveny

Corlyn K. Cerveny, a former rural Nebraska school teacher, homemaker, and wife of the late Joe Cerveny, a Fairbury city mail carrier for many years, passed away surrounded by her family on December 31 in Orlando, Florida, at the age of 82. Corlyn graduated from Reynolds High School in 1949 and survived polio, which struck her and took the life of her older sister, Wanda. She married Joe Cerveny in 1954 and they were wed for 53 years. Corlyn served as a Fairbury election volunteer for a number of years.
Tue
13
Jan

Allen C. Schenk

Allen C. Schenk, 93, passed away on January 3, 2015 at LifeCare Center in Longmont, CO. He was born to Harry and Alma Schenk on August 13, 1921 in Gladstone, NE. He graduated from Fairbury High School in 1940. After high school, he got a job with Beach Aircraft in Wichita, KS, where he met his future wife, Clarice R. Drost. They married on March 21, 1942 in Junction City, KS and to this union three children were born.
Allen served in the Army Air Force during World War II as a flight engineer on B-17 bombers. He became a master electrician after the war, and in 1946, he and his parents started a family business—Schenk’s Electric—in Fairbury, NE. 
Tue
13
Jan

Keith W. Richardson

Keith W. Richardson, Nov 21, 1933 - Jan 6, 2015 Of Omaha, formerly of Fairbury, NE.

Survived by his wife of 59 years, Lorraine Richardson; daughter, Robin Shapland, husband, David, grandchildren, Katina Shapland and son Tan'an, Matthew Shapland, wife Emily; brother, Clint Richardson, wife Lucille; sister Helen Minnick. Cremation has taken place.

Tue
13
Jan

Lynn A. Georgi

Lynn A. Georgi, 82, of Fairbury, died January 10, 2015 at Gardenside LTC. He was born to Henry and Bernice (Iliff) Georgi, September 13, 1932 at Dawson, NE.

Survivors are wife, Evelyn of Fairbury; son, Michael (Denise) of Hebron; daughter, Cindy (Jerry) Rosener of Fairbury; four grandchildren; one great grandchild; and brother, Gary Georgi of Temecula, CA.

Tue
13
Jan

Voter ID, cigar shops, motorcycle helmet repeal among notable bills introduced

LINCOLN--Here is a summary of notable bills introduced in the first three days of the 2015 legislative session.

LLB111, introduced by Sen. Tyson Larson of O'Neill, would require voters to show a "government-issued photographic identification" at the polls. The bill would provide free state voter ID cards to indigents.

LB10, introduced by Sen. Beau McCoy of Omaha, would award all of Nebraska's electoral votes in presidential elections to the statewide winner rather than splitting votes by congressional districts.

Mon
12
Jan

Fairbury Vehicle Theft Results In Sunday Arrests In Beatrice

A vehicle which was stolen from the 900 block of J Street in Fairbury sometime Sunday evening resulted in the arrest of a 17- year old male in Beatrice. The name of the 17-year old was not made available.
  Jack Bussey, 18, address not listed, a passenger in the vehicle, was also picked up by a Nebraska State Trooper  west of Beatrice  on Highway 136 and subsequently arrested on suspicion of stolen property as part of the incident.
   At about 8:38 p.m. Sunday a State Patrol Trooper was in pursuit of a vehicle, a 1996 Jeep Cherokee, that was reported stolen in Fairbury. The pursuit was initiated near Ellis and ended up near Cedar Elementary School in Beatrice where the driver fled on foot.
Mon
12
Jan

Landowners Win 4-0 on Question of Constitutionality – Yet Cloud of Uncertainty Remains on Keystone XL in Nebraska

Friday January 9, 2015, the Nebraska Supreme Court’s long anticipated decision on our landowner client lawsuit challenging LB 1161, a law empowering the Governor’s grant of eminent domain powers and pipeline route approval to TransCanada, was announced.

At first glance, most press penned headlines the Nebraska KXL question was now behind us and the uncertainty President Obama cited for postponing his Presidential Permit decision was now over. This, however, is not true.

So what is the result of the Nebraska decision? Watch our Video for answers: http://youtu.be/juPo3-WeFA8 

Fri
09
Jan

Corlyn K. Cerveny

Corlyn K. Cerveny, a former rural Nebraska school teacher, homemaker, and wife of the late Joe Cerveny, a Fairbury city mail carrier for many years, passed away surrounded by her family on December 31 in Orlando, Florida, at the age of 82. Corlyn graduated from Reynolds High School in 1949 and survived polio, which struck her and took the life of her older sister, Wanda. She married Joe Cerveny in 1954 and they were wed for 53 years. Corlyn served as a Fairbury election volunteer for a number of years.

Fri
09
Jan

Freda C. Burkhart

Freda C. Burkhart, 87, of Fairbury, formerly Daykin, NE died January 8, 2015 at Heritage Care Center in Fairbury. She was born January 30, 1927 in Saline County, NE.

Survivors are daughters, Connie (Rod) Meier of Lincoln; Ronda (Gray D.) Wiebe of Papillion; sons, Ritchie (Rhonda) Burkhart of Alexandria; Craig (Shannon) Burkhart of Daykin; nine grandchildren; ten great grandchildren; sisters, Dorothy Schamp of Lincoln; Evelyn Carver of Youngstown, OH; and nieces and nephews.

Thu
08
Jan

The Parkinson’s Support Group

Parkinson’s Support Group to Meet

 

The Parkinson’s Support Group will meet on Monday, Jan. 12,  at 10 a.m. at Jefferson Community Health Center’s Downtown Meeting Room, 512 C St.

            The program will be “Parkinson’s Disease: The Next Revolution” by Lawrence Elmer MD, PhD. This program is part of a DVD from a Parkinson’s Symposium.

Date: 
Monday, January 12, 2015 - 10:00am

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