Submitted by Fairbury1 on Tue, 12/09/2014 - 4:17pm
The Tri County Music Department received the High School Participation Recognition Award at the Nebraska Music Educators Association annual banquet on November 20. This recognition is given to any Nebraska high school whose music program demonstrates high involvement in music courses and activities. It recognizes the effectiveness of programs that offer attractive music curricula as well as those that excel in the recruitment and retention of students.
Tri County received the “Exceptional” (level 2) award, with 66.7% of the students in grades 9-12 participating in choir, band and /or guitar during the 2014-2015 school year. This is the third time out the past four years that Tri County has earned the “Exceptional” ranking, having done so two years ago.
Music directors are Nathan Morrissey, grades 6-12 instrumental and grades 7-8 vocal, and Karen Reynolds, grades K-6, 9-12 vocals.
Submitted by Fairbury1 on Tue, 12/09/2014 - 4:16pm
Elks Ladies card party was held Tuesday, December 2, 2014. High in bridge, Patty Cote, 2nd – Belva Cassell, 3rd – Jeannette Schipper. High in Pinocle, Ruth Horsky, 2nd – Marge Grone, 3rd – Twyla Bray. High in pitch, Dot Swett, 2nd – Linda Medina, 3rd – Dorothy Gerhardt.
Submitted by Fairbury1 on Tue, 12/09/2014 - 4:11pm
Kaylee Judith Dieter was born June 12, 2014 to Kelly Oblinger and Tyler Dieter. She is held by her great great grandmother Ruth Randle of Madison. Generational family members include her father Tyler Dieter, her grandmother Amanda Dieter, and great grandmother Carol Clark all of Diller, Neb.
Submitted by Fairbury1 on Tue, 12/09/2014 - 4:06pm
Hastings resident, Jeremy James Thompson, 38, lost his battle with cancer at home with family by his side, Wednesday, December 3, 2014.
Memorial Services will be Monday, December 8, 2014; 11:00 A.M. at First Christian Church Disciples of Christ, Hastings with Pastor Dustin Bower officiating. Private family burial will be held at a later date. Memorials may be given to the family for a memorial to be established at a later date. There will be no viewing or visitation. Book signing will be Saturday, December 6, 2014; 9:00 A.M. – 5:00 P.M. at the funeral home. Private condolences may be sent to the family at www.lbvfh.com. Livingston Butler Volland Funeral Home & Cremation Center is serving the family.
Submitted by Fairbury1 on Tue, 12/09/2014 - 4:02pm
Gardenside recommends not visiting
For everyone’s protection, Gardenside long-term care at Jefferson Community Health Center is recommending that those who plan on visiting Gardenside call before they come. Gardenside currently has several cases of GI virus, and is limiting visitors to essential reasons only. Please call Gardenside at (402) 729-5220 before you visit.