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Weekly Writing Corner: Jansen Christian Academy

My Hero

My brother Jon is my hero. He rescued me from our rooster when he was pecking my leg. We ate King. Josiah Kindergarten

My hero is an ambulance driver because he came and took me to the hospital when I fell and got a concussion. Avery Grade 1

My Mom is my hero. When I get really sick, she loves me and takes care of me.

Julia Grade 2

Stephen is my hero because when my other brother pulled me out in the deep water where I couldnt swim, Stephen pulled me to safety. If he hadnt, I could not have written this, and this is my story. Seth Grade 3

My heroine is my mom. She is a nurse, so when I am sick, she helps me get well. When I had surgery, she gave me pain medicine and made soft food for me.

Emerson Grade 4

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Throener and Robertson To Recite Vows Mar. 15

Kathryn Robertson, 24 of Fairbury, the daughter of the late Tim Robertson, and Donald Throener, 65 of Fairbury, the son of Jerome and Agnes Throener, are happy to announce their engagement.

Robertson was in a Fairbury GED Program and is currently employed as part of management team at Pizza Hut.

Throener is currently employed as a farmhand at Spilker Farms.

They are planning a Mar. 15, 2014 wedding at 5 p.m. at the Elks Lodge.

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The Red Cross Blood Mobile

The Red Cross Blood Mobile made its quarterly visit to Fairbury on Tuesday, Jan. 14.

Darrell Rulla, supervisor of the Omaha office reported that despite a slow mid-day presentation of donors, the opening and closing donor numbers made the days collection favorable.

Assisting Verna Horky in recruiting donors were Ruth Drexler, Mildred Dux, Leora Engels and Wanda Shultz. Double Red Cell Donors were Donald Nielson and Gregg Roesler. Cleo Dux, Carol Grummert, Leora Engels, Kathleen Krumme and Luella Bauer volunteered as greeters throughout the day.

Donating cookies and providing workers for the food canteen were Daykin Progressive Extension Club, Plymouth American Legion Auxiliary and the Steele City Presbyterian Ladies. Also helping Sharon Kettelhut were Sandra Busing, Laurel Napier and Connie Bleich. Norris Public Power was the food sponsor.

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Jefferson County Art Guild

Jefferson County Art Guild met Monday, Jan. 27 at the downtown Studio with 16 members present. President, Lacey Searing presided at the business meeting. Year books for 2014 were passed out and reviewed for the new years responsibilities. Monday all-day workshops will resume in February at the Studio. Bring your own art to work on or just come to visit.

The evenings program was a hands-on creation of a ceramic tile coaster. Vice President, Sherry Joubert, demonstrated the procedure and everyone had a beautiful, colored coaster to take home. New additions to the Studios display are wood burnings, painted miniatures and a 3 foot wreath made entirely of cornshucks, created by Janette Bangert of Diller. She says she conceived the idea as she combined corn on their family farm. See? Creative art is everywhere!

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Plymouth News -- Angie Zulauf

St. Pauls Lutheran of Plymouth Ladies Aid met Jan. 9. The opening hymn was Our God, Our Help in Ages Past. Pastor Bortulin led the devotion on the 6th series of the 12 Apostles, St. Bartholemew.

President Marge Schmidt opened the meeting. Wauneta Schroeder was welcomed as a visitor. The minutes of the previous meeting were read and approved. The treasurers reports were given. Thank you notes were read from Elaine Schroeder, Pastor Bortulin, Tom and Beth Pleitzuweit and girls, Neil and Becky Bekemeier, Deb Wells, Pastor Frank, Jean Roesler, Pastor Doug Lang of Lawton, Utah, WELS Prison Ministry, WELS European Chaplaincy, and Hope Lutheran Preschool and Child Care in Manhattan, Kan.

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JOHNSON

JOHNSON Kenneth Johnson and Leah Johnson, of Fairbury, are happy to announce the birth of their daughter Lyneara Lola Johnson, born Jan. 23, 2014 at Jefferson Community Health Center, weighing eight pounds, one and a half ounces. She was welcomed home by big brother, Slater Peasley, and big sister, Layla Johnson. Grandparents are Theresia and David Peasley of Fairbury, Lydia Tackett of Falls City, and Norman Johnson of Round Mountain, Nev. Great-grandparents are Deloris and Robert Bower of Fairbury, Shirley and Rollin Peasley of Leavenworth, Kan, Claudell and Annie Tackett of Falls City, and Lois and Ray Johnson of Douglas, Wyo.

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Addison June Blobaum

Addison June Blobaum recently celebrated her first birthday which was Jan. 16. Hosting the Frosty Fun party were her parents and brother, Dan, Eve and Alex Blobaum of Lenexa, Kan. Attending were great-grandmothers Enid Jensen and Lila Stout; grandparents Tom and Priscilla Blobaum and Jonathan and Patti Jensen, and other friends.

After Addison opened her gifts, snowflake cookies, penguin cupcakes and cocoa were served. Unable to attend were grandmothers Arlene Blobaum and Frances Schoenrock.

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Mary Prellwitz

Mary Prellwitz

Surprise Mary Prellwitz with a card shower for her 60th birthday on Thursday. Please send cards to 1709 G St. Fairbury, NE 68352

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LaVern and Barb Neeman

LaVern and Barb

Neeman

The son of LaVern Butch and Barb Neemann would like to honor his parents with a card shower for their 45th wedding anniversary Feb. 13, 2014. They were married Feb. 13, 1969 at The Penthouse Church in Honolulu, Hawaii. Cards may be sent to 1010 7th Street, Fairbury NE. 68352.

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Jim and Betty Williams Card Shower

60th Anniversary

Card Shower

The children of Jim and Betty Williams would like to honor them with a card shower for their 60th wedding anniversary which will be Feb. 20.

James Williams and Betty Dragoo were married Feb. 20, 1954 at St. Marys Catholic Church in Alexandria, Neb.

Their children are Christine and husband, Ivan of Lincoln, Mike and his wife, Cheri, Russell and his wife, Cindy all of Fairbury, Jim and Betty have six grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.

Send cards to 70725 561st Ave, Fairbury, NE 68352.

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