All

Tue
07
Apr

Shirley Fleming

Shirley Fleming, age 81, of Columbus, died Sunday, April 5, 2015 at Edgewood Vista in Columbus.
Shirley was born September 10, 1933 in Plainview, Nebraska to Oscar and Margie (Ober) Wilson. 
In high school she was a member of the pep club, glee club, student council as well as working at the Palace of Sweets and the creamery. She was confirmed at the Methodist Church in Bloomfield where she was a member. She was also a member of the Eastern Star. 
She worked for the Smith County Hospital for many years. 
Shirley has many hobbies including reading, golfing, bowling, quilting, knitting and crocheting. She was always up for a game of Kings Korner, Yahtzee or watching Wheel of Fortune. Her grandchildren will remember her for her quilting, making chocolate chip cookies, apple butter and her huge collection of elephants. The last months of her life where spent at Edgewood Vista in Columbus.
Tue
07
Apr

Elizabeth “Beth” Ambri

Elizabeth “Beth” Ambri, 43 of Mesa, Arizona, passed away March 30, 2015 in Mesa.  She was born June 20, 1971 in Fairbury, NE.
 She is survived by her husband Steven Ambri of Mesa, son Derrick Ambri of Mesa, daughters Erin Meyer-Blythe of Nebraska, Cassidy Ambri of Mesa and Courtney Ambri of Mesa and her new granddaughter Eliana Meyer-Blythe, and parents Jerry and Jacquline Meyer of Fairbury.
 Services will be Saturday, April 11, 2015 at 11:00 a.m. at the Presbyterian Church in Fairbury, NE, with Lana Likens officiating. Burial will be in Pleasant Hill Cemetery, Fairbury.  Memorials will go to the Family’s Choice.  Viewing will be 4:00 - 9:00 p.m. Friday at Gerdes-Meyer Funeral Home, with the family greeting friends from 6:00 – 9:00. Gerdes-Meyer Funeral Home in Fairbury is in charge of arrangements.  
 
Fri
03
Apr

Weight Loss and Stop Smoking Hypnotherapy at 7pm

Health Awareness Clinic tuesday, April 7 at Community Building 8th & Ash Sts, Fairbury, 888-313-4121, 7pm

Date: 
Tuesday, April 7, 2015 - 7:00pm
Wed
01
Apr

Teammates Fundraiser at Runza


Fairbury Runza conducts fundraiser on Tuesday to help the local Teammates chapter with 10% of all proceeds going to the chapter. (Photo by Shaunte Dean/Fairbury Journal-News)
Wed
01
Apr

Fairbury Trap Team Takes First, Second Places Saturday


Sr. High Team 1, Handicap Team 1st place 223/250 and High Over All Team 2nd place 445/500 Nathaniel Stapaules, Brock Barton, Jacob Maschmann, Marshall Nichelson, Tyler Heidemann. (Contributed Photo)
Sr. High individual medal winners. Nathaniel Stapaules 1st place 21 yard  handicap 47/50, Jacob Maschmann 1st place 22-23 yard handicap 45/50 and 17/20 in shoot off, Tyler Heidemann 3rd place 22-23 yard handicap 45/50 and 7/10 in shoot off.
 
Sr High scores:
Nathaniel Stapaules 89/100
Brock Barton 91/100
Jacob Maschmann 89/100
Marshall Nichelson 87/100
Tyler Deboer 77/100
Tyler Heidemann 89/100
Mark Kroeker 92/100
Logan Kunc 79/100
Latham Block 82/100
Tyler Bray 77/100
Colton Fangmeier 68/100
Scylar Roop 83/100
Chloe Brooks 76/100
Christian Lufkin 81
Autumn Deepe 68/100
Savannah Brockman 72/100
Michael Lewis 72/100
Wed
01
Apr

Stetson Meyer Sets Record In High Jump At Pioneer Conference Indoor

It was a special day for the Diller-Odell Griffins track and field team at last Thursday’s Pioneer Conference Indoor Invite held at the Fuhrer Fieldhouse on the campus of Doane College in Crete.
Senior Stetson Meyer stole the show as he set a school record in winning the high jump with a leap of 6’9”.
Meyer held the school record of 6’6” established last spring in winning the Class D high jump at the Nebraska State Track and Field Championships at Omaha Burke Stadium.
As a team, the Griffins tied for third in the 10-team field with Pawnee City each scoring 57.50 points.
Falls City Sacred Heart won the conference team championship with a score of 109 points.
Besides Meyer’s gold medal performance in the high jump, senior Marcus Eickmann won the gold medal in the 60-meter high hurdles with a time of 9.45.
Wed
01
Apr

NAIA Division II National Champs


NAIA DIVISION II NATIONAL CHAMPIONS—Fairbury graduate and senior on the Morningside College Lady Mustangs basketball team Mandy Osborne, far right stands with her senior teammates displaying the national championship trophy the Lady Mustangs won by defeating Concordia University of Seward by a score of 59-57 on Mar. 17 at Sioux City, Iowa. (Contributed Photo)
Wed
01
Apr

Hofstetter Signs With Hastings


BLAIR HOFSTETTER SIGNS WITH HASTINGS COLLEGE—Meridian senior Blair Hofstetter is all smiles upon her signing of a letter of intent to compete in track next year for Hastings College. Also at the signing were seated (starting from the left), Blair’s parents, Lorrie and Mike Hofstetter. Standing are Clint Jones, Meridian Mustangs head track and field coach, Ryan Mahoney, Hastings College head track and field coach, and Amanda Hanzlik, Meridian Lady Mustangs head track and field coach. (Photo by Jim Phelps/Fairbury Journal-News)
Wed
01
Apr

Rash Signs With Doane


ZACH RASH SIGNS WITH DOANE COLLEGE—Diller-Odell senior Zach Rash smiles after signing his letter of intent to play baseball next year for Doane College. Attending the signing were seated, Kary Rash. Standing are Doane College assistant baseball coach Dean Henson, Dan Rash, and Wymore Legion baseball coach Brian Vitosh.(Photo by Jim Phelps/Fairbury Journal-News)
Wed
01
Apr

FHS Golfers Medal Two, Place Fourth At Seward Invite

Fairbury opened its 2015 golf season last Friday competing in the seven-team Seward Invitational.
The Jeffs started the invite playing in cool overcast conditions, and then were greeted with sunny  weather, before finishing the final holes with light snow falling.
Paced by a pair of medalists, the Jeffs placed fourth in the final team standings with a score of 346.
Beatrice won the team title firing a score of 313, while Lincoln Pius X was runner-up carding a team score of 321.
Fairbury sophomore Justin Peterson led the way for Fairbury earning the ninth place medal with an 18-hole score of 82, while freshman Zach Reikofski placed 12th shooting a score of 86.
Rounding out the scoring for Fairbury were Spencer Feldkamp with an 89, Nick Christiansen shot an 89, and Dalton Hinrichs finished with a 101.
Fairbury Jeffs head golf coach Jed Martin was pleased with how the team began the season.

Pages