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Richard Nestor

Richard Doyle Nestor, 87, of Goodland,Kan., died March 31, 2012 at Good Samaritan Society-Sherman County in Goodland.

Services will be held Thursday, April 5, 11 a.m. at Koons Chapel in Goodland with Dr. Chet Ross officiating. Memorials to Hospice Services of Sherman County or Northwest Kansas Animal Shelter. Burial will military rites in the Goodland Cemetery. Koons Funeral Home, Goodland, service.

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Alfred Garrels

Alfred William Garrels, 89, of Beatrice, formerly of Bremen, Kan., died at the Beatrice Good Samaritan, on March 31, 2012.

There will be no visitation as the body was cremated at his request. His memorial service will be held at "Hermansburg" Immanuel Lutheran Church, rural Bremen, KS on Wednesday, April 4, at 10:30 a.m. with Rev. Jack Kirk officiating. Inurnment at the Lanham Cemetery. Memorials to the family's choice with Ray and Lorna Friedrichs in charge. Messages of condolence can be sent to Bernice Garrels at 1306 So. 9th Street, Beatrice, NE 68310. A guestbook for signatures and messages of condolence is available at www.foxfuneralhome.net. Fox Funeral Home of Beatrice in charge of arrangements.

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Beatrice Ford

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State Senators Pass Budget, Proposed Constitutional Amendment

By Christine Scalora, Nebraska News Service

LINCOLN--his week, state senators filibustered a bill relating to voting and sent the governor the budget. Here are some of the highlights of the lawmakers' actions:

Budget:  The legislature sent the budget to the governor on March 27.  The budget, made up of four different bills, would provide $17 million for child welfare shortfalls, about $80 million for higher education construction projects and $10 million for special education funding for schools, among other provisions.  The governor has five calendar days, not including Sunday, to sign, line-item veto or veto the budget.

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Raini Mitchell

Raini Ann Mitchell, 21, of Fairbury, Neb., died March 28, 2012.

Memorial services will be held on Monday, April 2, at 2 p.m. at the Gerdes-Meyer Funeral Home Chapel in Fairbury with Pastor Steve Frazier officiating. Burial of cremains will be at a later date. The family will greet friends on Sunday, April 1 from 2 to 4 p.m. at the funeral home.

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Just Around The Corner

Easter Egg Hunts

The Fairbury Chamber of Commerce and area chamber businesses will be sponsoring the Easter Egg Hunt on Saturday, April 7, 2 p.m. on the Jefferson County Courthouse lawn, for ages 0-10. All children must be accompanied by a parent or guardian. Special appearance by the Easter Bunny.

Fairbury Assembly of God invites all kids ages 11 and under to their annual Easter Egg Hunt on Saturday, April 7, 4 p.m. at 23rd and J streets in Fairbury. Registration begins at 3:45 p.m. Over 5,000 eggs; five age groups with grand prizes. For more information contact Troy or Paula at 402-729-5020.

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Fairbury Tracksters Go Up Against Tough Competition In Own Invitational

By Jim Phelps

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Sports Editor

Hosting its own invite on Saturday, both Fairbury track and field teams got a taste of competing against stellar competition the likes of Aurora, Beatrice, Crete, Fillmore Central, Seward, and York.

In the final team standings, both Fairbury squads finished last in their respective divisions.

Placing in six events accounted for the Lady Jeffs' 28 points.

Fillmore Central won the team title for the girls, scoring 118 points, while Seward was second with 98 points.

The Lady Jeffs came away with one gold medal, as sophomore Paige Husa won the discus with a throw of 112'3".

Junior Krista Hintz was a double individual medalist placing third in both the 100 and 200-meter dashes with times of 13.55 and 28.39.

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Fairbury Tracksters Go Up Against Tough Competition In Own Invitational

By Jim Phelps

Journal-News

Sports Editor

Hosting its own invite on Saturday, both Fairbury track and field teams got a taste of competing against stellar competition the likes of Aurora, Beatrice, Crete, Fillmore Central, Seward, and York.

In the final team standings, both Fairbury squads finished last in their respective divisions.

Placing in six events accounted for the Lady Jeffs' 28 points.

Fillmore Central won the team title for the girls, scoring 118 points, while Seward was second with 98 points.

The Lady Jeffs came away with one gold medal, as sophomore Paige Husa won the discus with a throw of 112'3".

Junior Krista Hintz was a double individual medalist placing third in both the 100 and 200-meter dashes with times of 13.55 and 28.39.

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McKinley Rempel

McKinley A. "Mack" Rempel, 21, of Fairbury, Neb., died March 28, 2012 in Fairbury.

Memorial Services will be at 2 p.m. Saturday, March 31, at the United Methodist Church in Endicott, with Pastor Warren Schoming officiating. The family requests casual attire for the funeral. Cremation has taken place. No Viewing. A register book is available at the Funeral Home. Memorials to Family's Choice. Gerdes-Meyer Funeral Home in Fairbury are in charge of arrangements.

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