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Winter Bash Royalty

Photo caption: This Photo Can Be Purchased at FairburyJournalNews.comPhoto by Jim Headley/Fairbury Journal-News

Anna Vetter and Jonathan Fletcher were voted as Fairbury High Schools Winter Bash Queen and King. The two were crowned Saturday evening after the high school basketball games against Tri County in the FHS Gym.

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Kids Connection Hikes Rates, New Board of Directors Asking Businesses for Cash Donations

Photo caption: This Photo Can Be Purchased at FairburyJournalNews.comPhoto by Jim Headley/Fairbury Journal-NewsKids Connection Board Members, from left, Chris Stewart, Jan Knobel, Carmen Hinman and Jamie Swartz accept a $500 donation from First National Bank of Fairbury, represented by Assistant Vice President of First National Tiffany Pfaff, at far right.

After announcing the shutting of their doors on Dec. 11, Fairburys largest day care provider was saved within 24 hours but they are now dramatically raising their rates.

Many, who take their children to the center for day care, are stunned as proposed rates nearly double their current charges by a newly installed board of directors.

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2014 Primary Electorial Candidates

2014 Primary Electorial Candidates

There has been one filing for the 2014 Primary Election. Toni Landenberger, 70935 580 Ave, from Diller has filed in School District #100, Diller/Odell.

The filing date for incumbents is February 18, for non-imcumbents is March 3. The election is May 2.

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Warrants Served in Fairbury

Warrants Served

in Fairbury

Deputies with the Jefferson County Sheriffs Office and officers of the Fairbury Police Department executed a Search Warrant on the residence that was located at 1025 West St. in Fairbury on Wednesday, Jan. 8.

The warrants were served at 7:45 in the morning.

Two suspects were arrested on the charges of burglary, theft by unlawful taking and second-degree criminal trespassing. Arrested were Robert L. Jones and Myranda N. Platt, both 33 years old.

These arrests stemmed from burglary investigations taken both inside the City of Fairbury as well as in rural Jefferson County.

Stolen items were recovered as well as methamphetamine, marijuana and items of drug paraphernalia. This matter remains under investigation and further charges could be filed.

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Diller to Hold Annual Granting Celebration

Diller to Hold Annual Granting Celebration

The Diller Community Foundation Fund, will be holding its annual granting celebration on Sunday, January 19 at the Diller Community Building.

The meal is free and open to the public. It is being sponsored by C and C Food Mart and Diode Communications of Diller and East Court Dairy Queen of Beatrice.

The meal and meeting will be held from 11:30 to 12:30. During the annual meeting, community grants will be awarded totaling over $8,500. The Fund Advisory Board will also conduct its annual meeting and hold election of new board members.

The Diller Community Foundation Fund is an affiliate of the Nebraska Community Foundation.

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March 5, 2014

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New Years Resolutions

Photo caption: 995 East Highway 33, Suite 1 ? Crete, NE 68333 phone 402-826-3880 ? toll free 888-310-0565 ? fax-826-4101District Health Department Serving Fillmore, Gage, Jefferson, Saline, and Thayer counties.

Yes, it is that time of year again. Everyone is busy trying to keep those dreaded New Years Resolutions. We hope you set some realistic resolutions that you will be able to keep. However, we encourage you to make just one more and relatively easy resolution this year. What could that be, you say? How about resolving to do just small things throughout the year to take care of yourself and be the healthiest that you can be. Here are our suggestions of just one thing you can do each month to improve your health:

January: If you have not already done so, please get your flu shot. Also encourage your family and friends to get theirs.

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Laura Siebe Gardner

Laura Siebe Gardner was born October 9, 1918 to Charles and Anna Siebe in Jefferson County. She died at age 95. She attended grade school at Dist. 17 and Dist. 49 and graduated from the Fairbury High School in 1936. She was baptized and confirmed at the Peace Lutheran Church, North of Jansen. She was married to Elmer Gardner on January 19, 1941. She lived most of her life in Fairbury except for 10 years living in Holdredge, Nebraska where they managed the Polly Shoe Store. She worked most of her life as a sales person. In 1957 she and her husband moved back to Fairbury where they had the Polly Shoe Store until she sold it in 1980. She was an active member of the Methodist Church. Also, Member of Eastern Star Vashti Chapter 68, and Magdalene Circle at the church. She was also a member of the Hospital Auxiliary.

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Eva J. Boyd

Eva J. Boyd 92 of Fairbury, NE. passed away January 11, 2014 at the Heritage Care Center in Fairbury. She was born June 27, 1921 at Arapahoe, NE. to Willard & Emma (Roadhouse) Cline. Survivors are Husband Lester Boyd of Fairbury. Services are at 1:00 p.m. Tuesday January 14, 2014 at the Gerdes-Meyer Funeral Home in Fairbury with Darlene Novotny officiating. Burial at the Fairbury Cemetery-Fairbury, NE. Memorials to the Familys Choice. Gerdes-Meyer Funeral Home in Fairbury are in charge of arrangements.

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Juanita E. Regnier

Juanita E. Regnier 94 of Fairbury, NE. passed away January 9, 2014 at the Heritage Care Center in Fairbury. She was born in Baca County, CO. on March 12, 1919 to Roy & Katie(Dacy) Regnier. Survivors are Numerous Nieces & Nephews. Services will be at 10:00 a.m. Tuesday January 14th, 2014 at the United Methodist Church in Fairbury with Lana Likens officiating. Burial at the Fairbury Cemetery-Fairbury, NE. In lieu of flowers memorials are to donors choice. Gerdes-Meyer Funeral Home in Fairbury are in charge of arrangements.

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