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Card Shower-Gibson

The family of Alice Gibson would like to honor her with a card shower for her 94th birthday, which is Friday, April 20.

Cards may be sent to Heritage Care Center, 909 17th St., Room 106, Fairbury, NE 68352.

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Church News

June Meeting Will Be

An Indoor Family PicnicSix members of the Christian Womens Fellowship of First Christian Church met April 4 at the church with six present.

Marlene Houtwed was hostess and gave the lesson, God Present Before, During and After the Earth Shakes, telling stories of the earthquake in Haiti. She concluded with a prayer.

President Ruth Schmidt opened the meeting with a meditation, Pass It On. She announced that there will be an ordination service for Michael Schmidt at the church on May 25.

The next meeting will be in June with an indoor family picnic.

Sing-A-Long To Be

Held At Gardenside

Jansen Trinity Lutheran Ladies Aid and Lutheran Womens Missionary League (LWML) met on April 3 with 11 members and Pastor Stan Ostgren present. Pastor Ostgren led the Bible Study, The Reason- Because.

The sing-a-long at Gardenside will be held on April 10.

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Parkview Manor News

The tenants of Parkview Manor held their monthly potluck dinner on March 21 with 15 tenants and guests attending.

Helpers for potluck for March were volunteers. Morning coffee helpers for March were Jerry Gaston and volunteers.

April potluck will be held Wednesday, April 18, at noon. Everyone is encouraged to bring casserole dishes, vegetables, desserts, etc., one dish for yourself and another for each guest you bring. Home Health will be having a Blood Pressure Clinic at 12:30 p.m. after the potluck.

Parkview Tenants met for their monthly meeting on March 27. President Dodie Bales called the meeting to order. She welcomed the new tenants and encouraged current tenants and floor captains to make them feel welcome. Helpers for April will be Jerry Gaston making coffee and clean up will be volunteers.

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JCHC News

The topic for the next Health Today session at Jefferson Community Health Center will be Healthy and Easy Stir Fry Meals by Jackie Wesch and Mary Kay Deger of the Bob and Wauneta Burkley Wellness Center.

The meeting will be held on Thursday, April 19, with the program beginning at 12:15 p.m. The program is held in the southwing education room. Enter through the door marked Education Room.

Health Today is a free noon-hour program offering health and wellness information to area residents. Health Today programs are typically scheduled for the third Thursday of each month.

A light lunch is available at noon for a free will donation. Guests are also welcome to bring a lunch to eat during the program.

Pre-registration is required in order to allow for adequate seating and food. To register, call Lana Likens at Jefferson Community Health Center at (402)-729-6855. For other sessions, pre-registration is appreciated, but not required.

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Looking Back

Photo caption: Dennis Jones hands off the baton to his teammate, Terry Jarchow in the 2-Mile Relay race in 1958. Location is unknown. The yearbook that year stated What the track squad lacked in luster it made up for in enthusiasm, and several individuals proved that determination pay off. (Contributed photo from 1958 Fairbury Yearbook, The Trail)

120 Years Ago 1892

The Fairbury Gazette

The Standard, a new newspaper at Steele City, elevated the towns 1890 census total of 250 to 800.

Albert Hammond and C.E. Andrews, formerly employed by the Gazette, bought the equipment of the bankrupt Fairbury Sun and planned to start The Jefferson County Journal.

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110 Years Ago 1902

The Fairbury Gazette

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Real Estate

March 29: Justin L. Reynolds and Karmen S. Reynolds to Brian Barnts and Theresa Barnts as joint tenants for $1 and OVC: L7, B3, of W. G. McDowells First Addition to the City of Fairbury in Jefferson County.

March 29: Elton Schoenrock and Sheryl D. Schoenrock to Elton Schoenrock and Sheryl D. Schoenrock as joint tenants for $1 and OVC: N 1/2 NW 1/4 of 10-2-1, East of the Sixth P.M. in Jefferson county containing 7.48 acres more or less.

March 29: Elton Schoenrock and Sheryl D. Schoenrock to Elton Schoenrock and Sheryl D. Schoenrock as joint tenants for $1 and OVC: S1/2 SE 1/4 of 32-3-1, and W 1/2 SE 1/4 of 35-3-1 and W 1/2 SE 1/4 of 35-3-1; East of the Sixth P.M. in Jefferson County.

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Marriage License

Spencer Lee Wurm, 20, Fairbury and Samantha Jo Meyn, 19, Fairbury

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County Court Report

Rodney Schoenholz, Bruning: Speeding, 70-60, defendant not present.

Roger A. Crews, Fairbury: No fishing permit, Class II Misdemeanor, no habitat/aqua stamp Class V Misdemeanor, pled guilty to both, $100, $50 fines.

Tanner G. Dux, Fairbury: Driving under suspension (DUS), Class III Misdemeanor, continued to May 30.

Tanner G. Dux, Fairbury: Driving under suspension (DUS), Class III Misdemeanor, continued to May 30.

Spencer M. Fentress, Fairbury: Possess marijuana over one ounce, Class III Misdemeanor, pled guilty, $300 fine.

Misty L. Goff, Fairbury: No proof of insurance, Class II Misdemeanor, driving under suspension (DUS), Class III Misdemeanor, failure to use child passenger restraint, infraction, pled guilty to all counts, $75, $75, $25 fines.

Douglas K. Watson, Fairbury: Domestic assault, cause bodily injury, Class I Misdemeanor, dismissed.

Amy M. Hall, Fairbury: Show cause hearing held, continued to May 2.

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Traffic Report

Thomas Robinson, Fairbury: Failure to yield to emergency vehicle, $100 fine.

Erik Baptiste, Lincoln: Speeding, 75-60, $75 fine.

Daryl Kornelsen, Loveland, Colo.: Exceed width limits ( 2 ft. 1 inch and over) $55 fine.

Joseph Hergott, Gilead: Speeding, 75-60, $75 fine.

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Sheriff's Report

March 29: Report of a mailbox stolen in rural Fairbury.

March 26: Cynthia S. Clay of Hollenberg, Kan. was driving a 2005 Buick westbound on Hwy. 8 one and one half miles east of Endicott when it collided with a deer in the roadway. No injuries were reported. The vehicle sustained $1,000 in damages.

March 30: Amy M. Bray of Fairbury was driving a 2009 Kia eastbound on 717 Road when she collided with a deer in the roadway. No injuries were reported. The vehicle sustained $1,000 in damages.

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