All

Wed
23
Mar
admin's picture

Garber Named To Dean's List With 4.0 GPA

Among the students who were named to the University of Nebraska-Lincoln's Dean's List/Honor Roll for the fall semester of 2010-2011 is Alysha Garber of Greenwood.

She is a freshman studying biological sciences and carries a 4.0 grade point average.

Alysha is the granddaughter of Lloyd and Geri Garber of Fairbury and Virgina Schmidt of Plymouth.

Wed
23
Mar
admin's picture

Say No To Drugs And Alcohol Poster Contest Winners Announced

Fairbury Lodge #1203 of the Benevolent and Protective Order of Elks recently honored students from Tri County Elementary School for their participation in the Elks annual Say No to Drugs and Alcohol" poster contest.

Fifth grade winner receiving a neck medallion and $50 savings bond donated by First Tri-County bank of Plymouth was Peter Spilker, son of Kyle and Betsy Spilker. Finalists were Lali Stevens, daughter of Tiona Stevens; Ethan Paxton, son of Bryan and Stacey Paxton; Shae Wattjes, daughter of Jamie Wattjes, and Brieanna Seefus, daughter of Brenda Bush.

Fourth grade winner receiving a neck medallion and $50 savings bond was Benton Gustafson son of "Gus" a Michelle Gustafson. Finalists were Ivy Parker, daughter of Todd and Jennifer Parker; Tiffany Pearson, daughter of Mark and Jeannette Pearson and Madison Freese, daughter of Aaron and Ann Freese.

Wed
23
Mar
admin's picture

Say No To Drugs And Alcohol Poster Contest Winners Announced

Fairbury Lodge #1203 of the Benevolent and Protective Order of Elks recently honored students from Tri County Elementary School for their participation in the Elks annual Say No to Drugs and Alcohol" poster contest.

Fifth grade winner receiving a neck medallion and $50 savings bond donated by First Tri-County bank of Plymouth was Peter Spilker, son of Kyle and Betsy Spilker. Finalists were Lali Stevens, daughter of Tiona Stevens; Ethan Paxton, son of Bryan and Stacey Paxton; Shae Wattjes, daughter of Jamie Wattjes, and Brieanna Seefus, daughter of Brenda Bush.

Fourth grade winner receiving a neck medallion and $50 savings bond was Benton Gustafson son of "Gus" a Michelle Gustafson. Finalists were Ivy Parker, daughter of Todd and Jennifer Parker; Tiffany Pearson, daughter of Mark and Jeannette Pearson and Madison Freese, daughter of Aaron and Ann Freese.

Wed
23
Mar
admin's picture

Likens, Reynolds Selected As Elks Teens Of the Month

The Fairbury Elks Lodge recently selected their teenagers of the month. Nominees were judged on the basis of multiple achievement ---character, leadership, service, citizenship and scholastic.

Selected were Emma Likens and Curtis Reynolds of Tri County High School.

Emma is the daughter of Tim and Sue Likens of Swanton. She is currently a senior at Tri County High School.

Wed
23
Mar
admin's picture

Likens, Reynolds Selected As Elks Teens Of the Month

The Fairbury Elks Lodge recently selected their teenagers of the month. Nominees were judged on the basis of multiple achievement ---character, leadership, service, citizenship and scholastic.

Selected were Emma Likens and Curtis Reynolds of Tri County High School.

Emma is the daughter of Tim and Sue Likens of Swanton. She is currently a senior at Tri County High School.

Wed
23
Mar
admin's picture

District B-1 Speech Competition Proves Challenging

The Fairbury High School Speech Team competed in their annual District Meet held at Milford High School on Tuesday, March 15, against seven others schools: Auburn, Crete, Falls City, Milford, Nebraska City, Norris, and Syracuse. About 130 students participated in nine different events that focused on public speaking and acting abilities.

The day held one round of regular competition for each event, where one judge evaluated the speaker, or group of speakers, for a chance to compete in a final round. In order for contestants to break into finals, they needed to receive third place or higher. One Fairbury senior, Naomi Lutze, competing in the "Interpretation of Poetry" event, placed third and broke into finals, which also guaranteed her a chance to compete at the State Speech Meet.

Wed
23
Mar
admin's picture

Students Of The Month

Fairbury Jr. High Students of the month include: left to right, seventh graders, Tyler Heidemann, son of Matt and Renae Heidemann; Michaela Bartels, daughter of Michelle and Brian Bartels; eighth graders are Collin Poley, son of John and Julie Poley and Sara Condon, daughter of Lesa and John Condon. (Contributed photo)

Wed
23
Mar
admin's picture

Koening, Gerlach Perform In Free Concert

Spring is here and Doane's music department is ready to celebrate with their annual "Swing Into Spring" concert Saturday, March 26 at 7 p.m. in Heckman Auditorium.

The free concert wraps up a two-day tour of high schools by Jazz Unlimited and Doublewide. The tour includes performances at the following high schools: Columbus, Wayne, Plainview, Norfolk and Stromsburg.

Jazz Unlimited, directed by Kara Baxter, is an ensemble of jazz singers which performs regularly throughout the Midwest. Doublewide, directed by Dr. Kurt Runestad, is a student-organized vocal ensemble that presents entertaining performances of Doo-Wop, Barbershop and Gospel music. Jazz Ensemble, directed by David von Kampen, will join the two groups in Saturday's performance. Jazz Ensemble performs Jazz, Rock, Fusion, Latin and other styles.

Local musicians performing include, Jesse Koenig of DeWitt and Levi Gerlach of Plymouth.

Wed
23
Mar
admin's picture

Teen Leaders Needed For No Limits Tobacco Prevention Group

No Limits, Nebraska's youth-led tobacco prevention movement, is accepting applications for its 2011-2012 youth board.

The youth board guides No Limits in exposing and opposing the tobacco industry's marketing tactics aimed at young people. Board members plan, implement and lead statewide events and activities that engage and educate Nebraska teens about tobacco-related issues.

Wed
23
Mar
admin's picture

Just Around The Corner

Baseball Forms

Fairbury Community Baseball forms will be going home from schools. If your son, did not bring home a form, they may be picked up at the Wellness Center, Johnson Family Vision Care or Edward Jones. Forms are due back by March 28 with the Annual Parents meeting to be held Saturday, April 2.

Benefit Supper

There will be a Sloppy Joe Benefit for Elinor Krause on Sunday, March 27, from 5 to 7:30 p.m. at Daykin Community Building. Sponsored by St. John Lutheran Church, Daykin. Free will donation. Thrivent Financial (Homestead Chapter) will supplement funds for this benefit to help defray medical costs incurred from a stroke.

23 Preservation Foundation

Pages