Submitted by Fairbury1 on Wed, 03/25/2015 - 10:50am
Hansel And Gretel will be presented on Friday, March 27th at 7:30 pm and Saturday, March 28th at 1:00 pm at the Tri County Auditorium. The Missoula Children’s Theatre residency at Tri County is brought to you by the Tri County Parent-Teacher Organization with support from the Hevelone Foundation.
Submitted by Fairbury1 on Wed, 03/25/2015 - 10:48am
Kindergarten Roundup--on Friday March 20th, the staff for Kindergarten and preschool classes lined up outside Central Elementary to let the preschoolers learn what Kindergarten is all about for a day. The staff help direct students to which classroom they would be in come fall. (Photo by Shaunte Dean/Fairbury Journal-News)
Submitted by Fairbury1 on Wed, 03/25/2015 - 10:46am
Equipment Donation---Three's Pieces recently donated several pieces of equipment to Central School. The list of equipment was provided by Occupational Therapist Justin Johnson, left. Also shown are Three's Pieces team members, Chloe Christ, Tristan Korthals, Hailey Christ and Hillary Christ. (Contributed Photo)
Three's Pieces third annual "Light it up Blue" Kick-off gala is planned for Saturday, March 28 from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. at the Fairbury Elks Club. The event, which raises autism awareness, has a lot to offer for a night of family fun.
The doors open at 6, tickets can be purchased at that time.
"Face painting will be from 6:00-7:30. We will have a craft table and lots of snacks will be provided, but you may want to eat a light supper beforehand," according to one of the event organizers, Hillary Christ. "Happy D Klown will be doing balloon animals all night and his magic show will take place during the raffle drawing. Music will be provided by DJ Gregg DeFrain."
Even though this event is a fun family night out, it is held to benefit children who are within the autism spectrum.
Submitted by Fred Arnold on Wed, 03/25/2015 - 10:45am
More than 250 volunteers and 26 emergency services agencies responded to the largest fire in Jefferson County in more than a century on Sunday as crews worked for more than eight hours fighting a fire at the Livingston Enterprises Stateline facility. The facility, which is one of Jefferson County's largest employers, is home to more than 10,000 head swine farrowing operation, one of the largest in the state of Nebraska.
According to reports, owner Bruce Livingston reported the fire to Jefferson County dispatch shortly before 6 p.m. By the time the first wave of rural firefighters from Fairbury arrived on scene at least one building was fully engulfed in flames.
Fairbury rural fire chief Kenny Krause reported Monday that on the complex four structures were a complete loss and two other suffered extensive damage.
Submitted by Fairbury1 on Wed, 03/25/2015 - 10:44am
High Speed Chase
A Marysville man is in custody at the Jefferson Count Law Enforcement Center following a high speed chase in which speeds were recorded in excess of 100 miles per hour. Law enforcement officials from Kansas and Nebraska pursued Justin Thomas Sutterlin, 37, before apprehending him early Tuesday morning in Fairbury.
After his arrest an investigation revealed that a burglary had been committed by Sutterlin in Mitchell County, Kansas. Numerous items were recovered from the vehicle which are believed to have come from the Kansas burglary.
According to Jefferson County Sheriff Nels Sorensen, county communications were notified of a motor vehicle pursuit coming into the county. He said the Thayer County Sheriff’s Office was in pursuit of a silver Monte Carlo with Kansas plates. The vehicle had been pursued in Kansas by multiple agencies starting in Mitchell County.
Submitted by Fairbury1 on Wed, 03/25/2015 - 10:43am
Lambert Vet Supply recently contributed to the Bonham Theatre Project’s on-going efforts to reopen the local theatre. Human Resources and Public Relation Director Jaime Lambert-McDaniel (right side-holding check) presents a $2,500 donation to Bonham Theatre Project board members-Diane Schutt, Debby Ebke, Brooke Schwab and Nels Sorensen. (Contributed Photo)
Making a commitment to community development, Lambert Vet Supply (LVS) has donated $2,500 to the Bonham Theatre Project’s continuing efforts to re-open the historic Bonham Theatre in downtown Fairbury.
“We take pride in the communities LVS lives and works in and giving back to support the good work of a project like this strengthens all of us,” Doug Lambert, Lambert Vet Supply CEO said.
Recognizing the need to promote community events, LVS continues to support local causes and events through its donations to the Belleville, Kansas theater restoration, Belleville, Kansas Economic Development, Miss Jefferson County (Nebraska) Pageant, Jefferson County (Nebraska) Relay for Life and the Fairbury Kiwanis and Optimist Clubs.
“LVS understands the need to work together in our communities and we will continue to assist worthy organizations and causes to promote everyone’s success,” Lambert said.
Submitted by Fairbury1 on Wed, 03/25/2015 - 10:42am
Light It Up Blue Contest Announced
April 2nd, is Autism Awareness Day. People and businesses “Light It Up Blue” along with the international autism community, in commemoration of the United Nations global initiative that kicks off Autism Awareness Month and helps raise awareness about Autism. In honor of this Historic day, many iconic landmarks, hotels, sporting venues, concert halls, museums, bridges and retail stores, along with the hundreds of thousands of homes and communities will do their part to “Light It Up Blue.”