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Prenatal Childbirth Education Classes Offered

Prenatal Childbirth Education classes will be offered in August at Jefferson Community Health Center for all expectant parents. The class will meet on Mondays, Aug. 1, 8 and 15, from 7 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. each evening.

The cost of the class is $35 per couple, which includes a free copy of the book "What to Expect the First Year." The class is open to all expectant parents. Instructor for the course is Judy McGee RN.

The class will include information on changes which occur during pregnancy, knowing when you are in labor and what to expect, breathing, relaxation and other coping techniques, selecting your support team, pain relief measures, birth plan, recovery following delivery, newborn procedures in hospital, breast feeding basics and more.

Pre-registration is required. For more information or to pre-register, call Judy McGee RN at Jefferson Community Health Center at (402) 729-6887.

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Just Around The Corner

Fairbury Class of 1981

The Fairbury High School Class of 1981 will be celebrating their 30 year class reunion the weekend of July 29-30. For more information contact Tammy at (816)322-8750.

American Lutheran Bible School

Nebraska Lutheran Outdoor Ministries 2011 Day Camp will be held at the Fairbury American Lutheran Church July 25-28. Day Camp is open to students who have completed Kindergarten through Sixth Grade during the 2010-2011 school year. Registration forms are available in the entry way of American Lutheran Church, 1111 12th St., and are due by July 1. Camp is limited to the first 80 registrations.

125th Anniversary

Jansen 125th Anniversary will be held Saturday, Aug. 13. Parade participants wanted. Call Linda at 402-239-2042.

Avenue of Flags

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What's For Lunch

Summer Food Program

Lunch is served from 11:45 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at Monday thru Friday at Jefferson Intermediate School, Fairbury. Kids one through 18 eat free.

Thursday, June 30: Pizza Hut beef pizza, tossed salad, fresh veggies.

Friday, July 1: Ham & cheese wrap, sweet tots, chocolate chip muffin.

Monday, July 4: No Lunch.

Tuesday, July 5: Chicken giggles, potato smiles, garlic bread.

Wednesday, July 6: Macho Nacho, refried beans, CocoKrispie bar.

Meals served with fruit/fruit slush and milk.

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What's For Lunch?

Summer Food Program

Lunch is served from 11:45 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at Monday thru Friday at Jefferson Intermediate School, Fairbury. Kids one through 18 eat free.

Thursday, June 30: Pizza Hut beef pizza, tossed salad, fresh veggies.

Friday, July 1: Ham & cheese wrap, sweet tots, chocolate chip muffin.

Monday, July 4: No Lunch.

Tuesday, July 5: Chicken giggles, potato smiles, garlic bread.

Wednesday, July 6: Macho Nacho, refried beans, CocoKrispie bar.

Meals served with fruit/fruit slush and milk.

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Bradley White

Bradley Ray White was born on Feb. 14, 1956 in Omaha to Dick and Joan (Simmelink) White. He died June 12, 2011 at the Josie Harper Hospice House in Omaha at the age of 55.

In May of 1959, Brad's father graduated from barber school and the family moved to Fairbury after purchasing a local barbershop.

At the age of 14, he pedaled his bike all over town delivering Wonder Bread to all the local grocery stores prior to going to school each day.

He graduated from Fairbury Jr.-Sr. High School in 1974 and attended Fairbury Junior College for one year.

After college, he began working at Safeway grocery store as a meat cutter.

On April 15, 1978, he married Kathy Stewart at Grace Lutheran Church in Fairbury. To this union two children were born.

He was the purchasing director at Jefferson County Memorial Hospital for several years.

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Doris James

Doris Mae James of Spearfish, S.D., was was born on Sept. 22, 1927 in Fairbury, Neb., to Bud and Pauline (Tippin) Carmichael. She died June 25, 2011 at the Sturgis Regional Hospital in Sturgis, S.D. at the age of 83.

She graduated from Hastings High School in Hastings and attended Hastings College.

She was united in marriage to Robert "Sonny" James on July 6, 1947. Three children were born to this union.

They traveled the world extensively and enjoyed entertaining their family and friends at their home at Johnson Lake.

She was a member of the Daughters of the Nile, Hastings College Alumni and the Girl Scouts of America.

She was preceded in death by her husband; parents and granddaughter, Stephanie Ruhter.

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Dollie Jochens

Dollie Mae Jochens was born on Nov. 29, 1923 in Fairbury, Neb. to Robert Orley and Clara Lucia Prather. She was the second youngest of nine children. She died June 21, 2011 at a Boise, Idaho hospital at the age of 87.

In 1942, she graduated from Fairbury High School.

She married Lt. Eugene R. Jochens, also from Fairbury, on July 3, 1944 and together they had three children.

They lived in several states, Nebraska, Montana, Kansas and Iowa, as Gene's career in irrigation engineering flourished. They finally settled in Nampa, Idaho where she helped Gene with the bookkeeping at Layne Pumps.

She worked for J.C. Penney's for 16 years, retiring in 1983, after which she worked part time for an additional 11 years with Naturalizer Shoes.

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Stanley Roelfs

Stanley A. Roelfs, 62, of Diller, Neb., died June 23, 2011 at the Heritage Care Center in Fairbury.

Survivors include his wife, Robbyn; daughters, Megan Langenberg and husband, Brad of Holdrege, Danielle Roelfs of Kearney, Shannon Stein and husband, BJ of Diller; parents-in-law, Norris and Jan Gold of Diller; grandson, Jordan Langenberg of Holdrege; sister, Sandra Sagehorn and husband, Rodney of Naperville, Ill.; brother, Gary Roelfs and wife, Della of Smithfield, Conn.

Services were held June 28 at St. Paul's Lutheran Church in Diller with the Rev. Mark Liscom officiating. Memorials to family's choice. Burial was in the Prairie Home Cemetery, Diller. Gerdes-Meyer Funeral Home, Fairbury, service.

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Lori Robinson-Dively

Lori A. Robinson-Dively, 49, of Satsuma, Ala., died June 23, 2011 in Alabama.

Survivors include her husband, Glenn; daughter, Roxyn Dively of Satsuma; mother, Joyce Robinson of Fairbury; brothers, Stephen Robinson and wife, Elaine of Lincoln, Gregory Robinson and wife, Terry of Cairo, Neb.; mother-in-law, Marlys Dively of LaVista; brother-in-law, Greg Dively of LaVista.

Services will be at 10 a.m. Friday, July 1, at Gerdes-Meyer Funeral Home Chapel in Fairbury with the Rev. Steve Frazier officiating. Memorials to family's choice. Burial will be in the Fairbury Cemetery, Fairbury.

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Lori Robinson-Dively

Lori A. Robinson-Dively, 49, of Satsuma, Ala., died June 23, 2011 in Alabama.

Survivors include her husband, Glenn; daughter, Roxyn Dively of Satsuma; mother, Joyce Robinson of Fairbury; brothers, Stephen Robinson and wife, Elaine of Lincoln, Gregory Robinson and wife, Terry of Cairo, Neb.; mother-in-law, Marlys Dively of LaVista; brother-in-law, Greg Dively of LaVista.

Services will be at 10 a.m. Friday, July 1, at Gerdes-Meyer Funeral Home Chapel in Fairbury with the Rev. Steve Frazier officiating. Memorials to family's choice. Burial will be in the Fairbury Cemetery, Fairbury.

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