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Helping the Majestic Theatre

Photo caption: Courtesy Photo

John and Idonna Kripal, members of the Pleasure Cruisers Car Club of Superior present a $250 check to the Arts Council of Thayer County for the Majestic Theatre on Tuesday, Jan. 14. They have also made the same donation to the Superior Crest Theatre in Superior. The car club has approximately 70 members located in south central Nebraska and Kansas.

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Seminar Focusses on Encouraging the Youth in Hebron

1/17/14

By, Amy G. Hadachek

If its Not on a Cell Phone, It Doesnt Exist, was the topic of a seminar Wednesday evening, Jan. 22, at The Majestic Theater in Hebron.

The program was geared to the constantly-evolving needs of youth and attracting the younger generation to business fields, as well as marketing to them.

The Thayer County Economic Development Alliance is holding the event, which includes a social hour at 5:30 p.m. followed by the presentation at 6 p.m.

Anyone is encouraged to attend. An expert will discuss several fields related to business and economics.

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Looking Back

Photo caption: LOOKING NORTH - on East Side Square about 1910.

120 Years Ago

1894

The Fairbury Journal

W.O. Hambel had prospered in real estate as well as the law. Hed bought 240 acres for $1,200 in 1883; 10 years later refused an offer of $9,200 for the tract, and had profited for crops yield in the interim.

Honor pupils at Fairburys Northwest School were Henry Campbell, Katie Lambart, Verna Myers, Mary Oerter and Arthur Richardson.

Davis and Butterbaugh had stored 1,800 tons of ice here.

Honor pupils in the Reynolds school included Ray Bothwell, Artie Cox, George Firebaugh, Charlie Hiatt, Grace Hunt, Edward Marshall, Bryant Moore, Henry Naylor, Grace Stephenson and Nellie Wolcott. Maggie Stinson was teacher.

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Real Estate

Real Estate

Jan. 8: Betty R. Brackle Revocable Trust and Morgan E. Brackle Revocable Trust to Robert M. Brackle and Marcene M. Brackle: N142.5 of L5, B6 of Gibsons Addition to Fairbury, with exceptions.

Jan. 9: Mary R. Rowell to First Tri-County Bank: W102 of L2, B2, of Third Addition to Plymouth.

Jan. 9: Wayne W. Wiedergreen Exempt Trust to Randall L. Weise and Sharla J. Weise: NW1/4 NW1/4 and S1/2 NW1/4 of 14-3-3.

Jan. 10: Randall L. Weise and Sharla Weise to Bruce A. Weise and Janelle Weise: N1/2 NW1/4 of 13-3-3, with exceptions.

Jan. 10: Nolte Family Trust to Randy D. Ingram and Tami Ingram: L28 of First Brick Addition to the City of Fairbury.

Jan. 10: Jeffrey J. Gaston and Nicole A. Gaston to Landon T. Berg and Bethany A. Berg: L33, B1 of Schwag Addition to Fairbury.

Jan. 10: Marvine F. Engel and Leora V. Engel to Nicholas L. Georgi and Saril L. Georgi: L1, B2 of Eastridge Addition to Fairbury, with exceptions.

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District Court

District Court

Travis E. Cox, of Fairbury: Theft - shoplifting $500-$1,500, class 4 felony, pleaded no contest, found guilty, sentenced to a minimum of 20 months and a maximum of 48 months in jail with credit for 19 days served.

Dissolutions

Stormi M. Wonder and Ronald M. Wonder

Joseph C. Grubbs and Nichel A. Grubbs

Cynthia L. Hilderbrandt and Steve M. Hilderbrandt

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Traffic

Traffic

Linel A. Quinn, of Beatrice: Speeding 71-60, $148 fine.

Michael A. Pesek, of Western: Speeding 76-60, $173 fine.

Russell P. Gade, of West Point: Speeding 80-60, $173 fine.

Marlen M. Alba, of Wymore: Speeding 70-60, $148 fine.

James E. McBeth, of Lincoln: Speeding 78-60, $173 fine.

Terrance J. Rowe, of Fairbury: Speeding 71-60, $123 fine.

Filed

Robert L. Jones, no address listed: Burglary of wire, fence posts, tools, scrap metal and other items between September and Dec. 25, 2013, class 3 felony; theft - unlawful taking more than $1,500, class 3 felony; criminal trespassing - second degree, class 3 misdemeanor.

Myranda N. Parish, of Fairbury: Burglary of wire, fence posts, scrap metal and other items between September and Dec. 25, 2013, class 3 felony; theft - unlawful taking more than $1,500, class 3 felony; criminal trespassing - second degree, class 3 misdemeanor.

Sentenced

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Jefferson Co. Sheriffs Report

Jefferson Co. Sheriffs Report

Jan. 9: Report of a male from Plymouth who was arrested for possession of methamphetamine.

Jan. 12: Report of a theft from a residence in Diller.

Jan. 12: Report of harassment in Plymouth.

Jan. 13: Lisa A. Maschmann, of Fairbury, was driving east on Highway 8 about two miles east of Endicott in a 2008 Lincoln owned by Steve Maschmann, of Fairbury, when the vehicle collided with a deer. No damage estimate available.

Jan. 13: Report of a juvenile who couldnt find her parents at home in Plymouth.

Jan. 14: Report of livestock stolen in rural Jansen.

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Fairbury Police Report

Fairbury Police Report

Jan. 7: Report of a female arrested on a Jefferson County warrant and issued a citation of possession of marijuana less than an ounce and possession of drug paraphernalia.

Jan. 9: Report of a disturbance in the 300 block of West 3rd Street.

Jan. 9: Report of child abuse in the 900 block of G Street.

Jan. 10: Report of a female cited for driving under suspension in the 1100 block of 8th Street.

Jan. 10: Dana M. Drees, of Daykin, was backing from a parking lot near 8th and K Streets in a 1990 Chrysler owned by Region V Services, of Fairbury, when the vehicle collided with a parked 1998 Chrysler owned by Todd D. Reichardt, of Aurora. Damages to each vehicle were estimated at $8,000.

Jan. 10: Report of a male arrested in the 1000 block of A Street on a Jefferson County warrant. The male was also cited for marijuana less than an ounce and paraphernalia.

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Trail of Treasures Flea Market ranks highest online

The Heritage Highway 136 Byway Association held its January meeting in Hebron at Courtyard Terrace. Representatives from Webster, Thayer, Jefferson, Gage, Pawnee and Johnson Counties and the Nebraska Tourism Commission were in attendance. Marketing strategies for the upcoming 2014 tourism season were discussed, along with a recap of 2013 events and statistics.

Julie Katz, owner of Main Street Consulting Group of Fairbury and administrator of the Heritage Highway website reported on the top keyword searches that led potential visitors from search engines such as Google, Bing and Yahoo to the associations website,www.HeritageHighway136.com.

The Trail of Treasures flea market and garage sale event along Highway 136 ranked highest in overall searches, followed by Cedar Creek Pottery near Beatrice, the Worlds Largest Porch Swing in Hebron, Arbor Manor Steakhouse in Auburn and Old Bank Coffee Shop in Nelson.

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Helping the Backpack Program

Photo caption: This Photo Can Be Purchased at FairburyJournalNews.com Photo by Sandy Zabokrtsky/Fairbury Journal-News

The Fairbury Rotary Club presented the District #8 Backpack Program with $3,000 Wednesday, January 15. This money will help fund food that will go home on the weekends with children of families who qualify for free meals. Pictured from left to right are Tiffany Pfaff, Jeremy Christiansen, Tony Likens and Tammy Suey.

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