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Help us Celebrate EVERETT SHINN

Help us Celebrate

EVERETT SHINN

Turning 80 years old

On Apr. 13, 2014 at the Fairbury Fairgrounds 4H Building with a Potluck at 12 p.m. and Open House from 2- 4 p.m.

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ROSENER

ROSENER Tyler and Mikaela (Hamm) Rosener, of Fairbury, proudly announce the birth of their daughter, Hartley Rae Rosener. She was born Feb. 19, 2014, weighting seven pounds, three ounces. Grandparents are Jerry and Cindy Rosener of Fairbury; and Lymon and Shelly Hamm of Fairbury. Great-grandparents are Rosalie Hamm of Fairbury; Lynn and Evelyn Georgi of Fairbury; and Lanette Rosener of Fairbury.

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GILL

GILL - Ty and Amber Gill of Beatrice, are the proud parents of a baby girl, Avery Mae Gill, born March 19, 2014, at the Beatrice Community Hospital in Beatrice, Weighing 6 pounds 11.6 ounces and 19 inches long. Big sister, Braylee, age 2, also welcomes her home.

Grandparents are William and Jeanna Hansel and Greg and Marty Gill, all of Fairbury. Great grandparents are Marilyn Gill and the late Max Gill of Fairbury, Duane and Darlene Daniel of Beatrice, the late Johnie A. Meyer and the late Bonnie Meyer of Pawnee City, and the late Doris Hansel and late Oliver Hansel of Harvard, Neb.

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Larson and Houtwed To Recite Vows July 12

Larson and Houtwed

To Recite Vows July 12

Ashley Houtwed, the daughter of Steven Houtwed (Ruskin, Neb.), and the late Nancy Hoffmeyer, and Derek Larson, the son of Kevin and Mary Larson (Riley, Kan.) are excited to announce their engagement.

Houtwed, a 2002 graduate of Deshler High School (Deshler, Neb.), who received her Bachelors Degree from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln and her Masters Degree from Texas Womens University, is currently a Registered Dietitian for Bryan Lifepointe in Lincoln, Neb. She is the granddaughter of Marlene Houtwed (Fairbury, Neb.)

Larson, a 2001 graduate of Riley County High School (Riley, Kan.), who received his Bachelors Degree from Kansas State University, is currently an Account Manager for IMG College Seating in Manhattan, Kan.

The couple is planning a July 12 wedding at Bethany Lutheran Church in Ruskin, Neb., with Kevin Larson officiating.

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Neuerburg and Reimer To Recite Vows June 11

Neuerburg and Reimer

To Recite Vows June 11

Phil and Julie Neuerburg of Fairbury, Neb. are happy to announce the engagement of their son Nathan Neuerburg to Heidi Rimer of Omaha, Neb., daughter of Leonard and Darlene Reimer of Lawton, Okla. (formerly of Omaha)

The Prospective groom is in Outside Sales at Menards Inc. The Bride-to-be is a Dispatcher at Neuerburg Trucking Inc.

Nathan and Heidi met while working at Menards in Omaha. Nathan proposed to Heidi in July 2013 on a trip to Lake of the Ozarks.

The couple will be married June 11,2014 at Fiesta Americana Condesa in Cancun, Mexico. A local reception will be held in Omaha where the couple will reside.

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Fairbury Senior High, Junior High Shooters Earn Medals

Despite a cold and windy day, both Fairburys senior and junior high trap teams had success March 22 at the Otoe County Wildlife Gun Club Invite at Nebraska City.

Senior high shooter Kylee Barber earned three second place medals on the day.

She placed second in the 16-yardage by nailing 8x10 in a shoot off after recording a score of 44x50. In the high female handicap, Kylee had a score of 38x50. Following a shoot off in which she hit 15x20 targets she came away with a second place finish.

With a score of 82x100, Barber received the runner-up medal in the high overall female category.

Marshall Nichelson claimed second place in the handicaps with a score of 45x50.

Nathaniel Stapaules shot a score of 41x50 in the 20-21 yardage handicap. In a shoot off, Stapaules claimed the third place medal hitting 8x10 targets.

Fairburys senior high first team won first place in the team handicaps with a score of 193x250.

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Welcome to the Club Mr. Fletcher

Photo caption: Photo by Jim Phelps/Fairbury Journal-News

DR. JEFF JOHNSON of Fairbury presents a plaque to Fairbury wrestling coaches Cory Schweitzer and Derek Garfield that honors all of the Fairbury High School wrestlers who have earned at least 100 career wins. Jon Fletcher is the newest member to the 100 Wins Club. In addition to honoring the accomplishment, the plaque is designed to inspire the young wrestlers in the community. The Fairbury Matmen were there supporting Jon and his accomplishment.

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Wendland, Meyer Claim Titles at Pioneer Conference Indoor

A pair of gold medal performances highlighted the day for the Diller-Odell track and field teams at the Pioneer Conference Indoor Track and Field Meet held Mar. 27 at Doane Colleges Fuhrer Fieldhouse.

In the girls portion of the meet, the Lady Griffins placed in seven events to place seventh out of nine teams, scoring 37 points.

Pawnee City won the conference title, amassing 96 points with Friend runner-up who scored 76 points.

Freshman Taylor Wendland won the gold medal in the 1600-meter run posting a time of 6:21.3.

Madison Jurgens and Sarah Schmidt tied for second in the high jump with efforts of 48.

Freshman Madison Hajek turned in fifth place finishes in the 60-meter dash, and the 200-meter dash with times of 8.7 and 29.8.

Josie Vitosh earned third and sixth place finishes in the 3200 and 1600-meter runs posting times of 14:14.7 and 6:57.0.

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High School Track Season Begins:Competition Fierce At Fairbury Invitational

Photo caption: Photo by Jim Phelps/Fairbury Journal-News FAIRBURY JUNIOR CHRIS FISHER reaches back to take the baton from teammate Trey Forney on the second exchange in the 3200-meter relay Saturday afternoon at the Fairbury Invite. Fairburys 3200-meter relay team earned a fourth place finish in the race with a time of 9:27.22.

Fairburys track and field teams opened its season on March 29 hosting their own eight-team invitational at the new Fairbury Athletic Sports Complex.

Both the Lady Jeffs and Jeffs faced stiff competition from the likes of Ralston, Seward, York, Crete, Beatrice, Aurora and Fillmore Central.

The Lady Jeffs placed in six events to account for their seventh place score of 30 points.

York edged Seward for the team title by two points 112-110.

Senior Paige Husa paved the way for the Lady Jeffs placing in a pair of individual weight events.

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Fairbury Booster Club

Fairbury Booster Club

Annual Meeting will be held Sunday, April 6 at 5:30 p.m. at the Fairbury High School commons.

Items for discussion include a recap of the last year and voting on new board members.

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