All

Wed
09
Apr
admin's picture

Thayer County County Court

Thayer County

County Court

Filed

Kathy J. Krupicka, of Milligan: Willful reckless driving onFeb. 8, class 3 misdemeanor, defendant failed to appear.

Lance G. Powers, of Hebron: Assault - third degree, onFeb. 27, class 1 misdemeanor.

Sentenced

Lee M. Fowler, of Ong: Issuing a bad check less than $200 on Dec. 13, 2013, class 2 misdemeanor, pleaded guilty, ordered to pay $74.68.

Karry L. Staley, of Chester: Attempt of a class 3A or class 4 felony on Nov. 30, 2013, class 1 misdemeanor, pleaded no contest, found guilty, $250 fine.

Show cause hearing

Amanda M. Ames, of Beatrice: Show cause hearing for Nov. 2013 sentencing, defendant failed to appear.

Wed
09
Apr
admin's picture

April Flowers Blooms Career Opportunity

Photo caption: Nancy Hofts, owner of Amandas Cottage Flowers in downtown Hebron, designs a bouquet of roses.

All dressed-up in bountiful April flowers, a Hebron floral shop is dazzling with color for the numerous spring holidays and occasions ahead, and, is also simultaneously blooming with a career opportunity. Standing back to survey the roses and myriad Easter and spring-themed flower arrangements, Nancy Hofts, whos owned Amandas Cottage Flowers in downtown Hebron for 20-years, is offering a bouquet of a future to someone with rosy enthusiasm to become the next owner.

Im at the point now, where Id like to retire. I want to have some free time, but first- I want to train someone for a couple of years and sell the flower shop, Hofts told the Hebron-Thayer County edition of the Fairbury Journal-News.

Hofts has actually been a florist since 1967.

Wed
09
Apr
admin's picture

School Bond Tops Local Buzz

Much of the buzz in Hebron and across Thayer County is about the proposed school bond issue, as well as the series of public meetings being held over the next few weeks about the bond; leading up to the May 13th election. Voters will decide whether the Thayer County School District 0070 (Thayer Central Community Schools) should issue bonds for $12,975,000 to finance constructing additions to the districts existing buildings. Those additions would include classrooms and a gymnasium, as well as equipment in connection with the consolidation of grades preK-12 within the districts current buildings.

Bottom line, all primary grades would have classrooms in one place at Thayer Central Community Schools, instead of the current scenario in which classrooms are located at multiple places.

Wed
09
Apr
admin's picture

Looking Back

Photo caption: FAIRBURY HOSPITAL and Sanitorium.

120 Years Ago

1894

The Fairbury Gazette

Dust had drifted four feet deep in some parts of the county.

The village of Daykin incorporated. It had 200 residents.

Peter Jansen had cleared between $30,000 and $40,000 due to a jump in the price of sheep. The wheat price increase, due to dry weather, also profited him.

110 Years Ago

1904

The Fairbury Journal

The Endicott schoolhouse, built in 1885, burned.

For the third time in a month, the Powell bridge over the Big Sandy was found to be a fire.

Honor pupils in District No. 2--- Babcock, Cub Creek (school 3 miles north and -mile west of Jansen) were Herbert and Theodore Ackman, Claude Nider and Albert and Sidney Renner. Alta Nice was teacher.

100 Years Ago

1914

The Fairbury Journal

Wed
09
Apr
admin's picture

Real Estate

Real Estate

March 27: Michelle L. Hoffman to James J. Rasmussen: W36 of L2 and E14 of L3, B5 of Warren Place Addition to the City of Fairbury; W69 of L3, B5 of Warren Place Addition to the City of Fairbury.

March 27: Estate of Kenneth R. Messing to Brian Schmidt and Sandra Schmidt: L3-4, B10 of Bailey and Christian Subdivision to Fairbury.

March 28: Vincent R. Perez and Traci L. Perez to Shawn M. Tracy and Kimberly D. Tracy: L7, B1 of Second Addition to Garber Heights Addition, an addition to the City of Fairbury.

Wed
09
Apr
admin's picture

County Court

County Court

Traffic

Britny F. Hinz, of Fairbury: No valid registration, $25 fine.

Megan J. Lange, of Lincoln: No valid registration, $25 fine.

Heath A. Eitzmann, of Hardy: Speeding, $25 fine.

Wed
09
Apr
admin's picture

Jefferson Co. Sheriffs Report

Jefferson Co. Sheriffs Report

March 25: Report of child neglect in rural Steele City.

March 28: Larry G. Schwan, of Western, was driving a 2004 Mazda south on Highway 15 near 716 Road when the vehicle collided with a deer. Damages were estimated at $2,500.

March 28: Report of someone in possession of a prescription bottle that was not theirs in Fairbury.

March 30: Report of a driver being cited for operating a vehicle while under the influence of alcohol after the vehicle was seen speeding. Passengers in the vehicle were all under age 21 and were released to their parents.

March 30: Report of an ATV accident in rural Plymouth. No injuries were reported.

March 31: Report of a driver cited and released in Fairbury for driving under suspension.

April 1: Report of the Fairbury Police Department assisting with the arrest of a male on a Gage County felony warrant.

Wed
09
Apr
admin's picture

Fairbury Police Report

Fairbury Police Report

March 27: Report of vandalism to a vehicle in the 1100 block of B Street.

March 27: Report of financial fraud of an elderly person in the 400 block of 5th Street.

March 27: Report of a student walking away from Jefferson Intermediate School without permission. The child was located and taken back to the school.

March 27: Report of a male arrested in the 100 block of 5th Street for terroristic threats, use of a firearm to commit a felony, possession of marijuana less than an ounce and possession of drug paraphernalia.

March 28: Report of people selling magazines without a permit. Two males were arrested on outstanding Kansas and Nebraska warrants.

March 28: Report of a male arrested for DUI during a traffic stop in the 1300 block of E Street.

March 28: Report of criminal mischief in the 800 block of F Street.

March 29: Report of a fire burning in the 1200 block of 7th Street.

Wed
09
Apr
admin's picture

Zimmerman Receives Outstanding Board Member Award

Photo caption: Contributed PhotoRichard Zimmerman was recently awarded Outstanding Board Member at the 2014 NRCSA convention. He was given the award for his many quality years of service not only locally to the school board but also statewide. He was pleasantly surprised when his family entered from the wings to help honor him for the award.

He has a wealth of wisdom and knowledge and I often lean on him for good advice and the perspective of a hard-working, rural patron of our district.

- Fairbury Superintendent Fred Helmink

Richard Zimmerman, longtime member of the Fairbury School Board was awarded with the 2014 NRCSA Outstanding Board Member Award at the recent state convention in Kearney.

Wed
09
Apr
admin's picture

Letter to the editor: Gee Klee

Gee Klee

Dear Editor

Henry Klee had a good idea in last weeks letter to the editor. Just put a camera up down at Dirty Biz Laundry. I have a rather expensive, state of the art, surveillance system that I dont use as much as I could. It would be nice to find out who thinks I want or need old, broken laundry baskets, and half full bottles of detergent. Folks, I really dont need that stuff, as it just adds to the clutter, and makes your laundromat look like a trash dump. If you really dont want it and it wont fit in our trash cans, I have a depository about 75 feet south of the front door. But getting back to the cameras, I guess if I knew who was responsible, I could just take the stuff back to them , and say no thanks. Womens clothes on the other hand, can be placed in the lost and found box where theyll eventually be washed, and donated to the Hope Crises Center.

Doug Bristol

Dirty Biz Laundry

Fairbury

Pages