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Senior Diner Recognizes Volunteers

The Fairbury Senior Diner recently recognized their home delivery volunteers. They have a total of 31 regulars and substitutes with three different routes. They currently have 60 people receiving home delivery. Center manager, Gail Ward says that she couldn't provide this service without the dedicated help of her volunteers. Volunteers pictured are, back row, left to right, bus driver-Doyle Dayhuff, Ed Coatman, Gail Southwick, Stan Stewart, Joan White, Kenny Lillack, LouAnn Wurm, Fern Sell and Darlene Orth. Middle row, left to right, bus driver-Sharon Schmidt, Peggy Sweetser, Crystal Coatman, Ladonna Southwick, Donna Kruse, Wanda Schultz, Shirley Gibson, Bob Gibson and Dick Williams. Front row, left to right, Loraine Callison, Lin Schleif, Jean Schleif, Gladys Rice, Connie Turner, Elaine Cortney and Wilma Bartels. Not pictured are Mildred Dux, Frank Rice, Elroy Schwisow, Sharon Ebke, Gail Cross, Sylvia Cross, Arlene Sillman and Ron Ward. (Journal-News photo by Laura Alsman)

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Schwisow Headed To FBLA Nationals

Karlee Schwisow, a junior at Meridian Public School in Daykin, received first place at state FBLA on April 9th.

There were over 2,100 FBLA chapter members that attended the state conference.

She received first place in Nebraska in Datatbase Design & Applications, and third place in a Business Plan.

Schwisow will be attending FBLA Nationals on June 24 through July 2 representing her chapter and state.

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Hinrichs Receives Academic Scholarship From CCCC

Dylan Hinrichs is the recipient of a $1,000 Presidential Scholarship from Cloud County Community College in Concordia, Kan. for the 2011-2012 academic year.

Dylan will graduate from Fairbury Jr.-Sr. High School on May 15.

He is the son of Robert and Monica Hinrichs.

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Thursday Evening Car Fire

At 5:57 p.m. last Thursday fire crews were dispatched to a car fire at 310 W. Third Street in Fairbury. The car is owned by Clayton Houser of Fairbury. When crews arrived, the car was engulfed in flames. Above, firefighters work to cut the hood off of the vehicle. Below, fire could still be seen in the car. Fifteen firefighters were on scene to help fight the blaze. The scene was cleared at 6:40 p.m. (Journal-News photos by Laura Alsman)

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Thursday Evening Car Fire

At 5:57 p.m. last Thursday fire crews were dispatched to a car fire at 310 W. Third Street in Fairbury. The car is owned by Clayton Houser of Fairbury. When crews arrived, the car was engulfed in flames. Above, firefighters work to cut the hood off of the vehicle. Below, fire could still be seen in the car. Fifteen firefighters were on scene to help fight the blaze. The scene was cleared at 6:40 p.m. (Journal-News photos by Laura Alsman)

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Black Hills Energy Continues To Donate Trees To City Of Fairbury

Black Hills Energy employees pulled into McNish Park to work on Arbor Day. They were there to plant yet another tree.

"We are very appreciative of Black Hills Energy being so willing to donate these trees each year," Fairbury Mayor Homer Ward said. "The City of Fairbury needs these trees. We have to keep replacing trees around Fairbury, if we don't we will be in trouble."

Black Hills Energy is glad to help out.

"We are just happy to help the community of Fairbury in any way we can," Rick Schwartz, manager of the south region of Black Hills Energy, said. "We have always been a partner in the community and planting trees today is exciting for us to see the betterment of the community."

"We just want to really thank Black Hills Energy for the commitment they have to trees and the City of Fairbury," Laura Bedlan, assistant Street and Alley Supt., said.

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Black Hills Energy Continues To Donate Trees To City Of Fairbury

Black Hills Energy employees pulled into McNish Park to work on Arbor Day. They were there to plant yet another tree.

"We are very appreciative of Black Hills Energy being so willing to donate these trees each year," Fairbury Mayor Homer Ward said. "The City of Fairbury needs these trees. We have to keep replacing trees around Fairbury, if we don't we will be in trouble."

Black Hills Energy is glad to help out.

"We are just happy to help the community of Fairbury in any way we can," Rick Schwartz, manager of the south region of Black Hills Energy, said. "We have always been a partner in the community and planting trees today is exciting for us to see the betterment of the community."

"We just want to really thank Black Hills Energy for the commitment they have to trees and the City of Fairbury," Laura Bedlan, assistant Street and Alley Supt., said.

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What's For Lunch?

Fairbury Jefferson and Central Elementary Schools

Thursday, May 5: Chicken fajita, fajita style vegetables, fruit crisp. PBJ sandwich pack. Yogurt/cheese pack.

Friday, May 6: Chicken nuggets, macaroni and cheese, green beans. Ham sandwich pack. Yogurt/cheese pack.

Monday, May 9: Country fried steak, mashed potatoes, gravy. Turkey sandwich pack. Turkey chef salad pack.

Tuesday, May 10: Homemade beef pizza, mixed vegetables. PBJ sandwich pack. Turkey chef salad pack.

Wednesday, May 11: Chicken strips, tator tots. Ham sandwich pack. Turkey chef salad pack.

High School

Thursday, May 5: Chicken fajita, fajita style vegetables, fruit crisp.

Friday, May 6: Chicken nuggets, macaroni and cheese, green beans.

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4-H'ers Participate In 2011 4-H Speaking Contest

Twenty-four 4-H'ers participated in the 2011 4-H public speaking contest held April 25 at the 4-H Building.

Union Bank presented each participant with a gold one dollar coin. First National Bank of Fairbury, American National Bank and Jefferson County Bank-Daykin awarded scholarships to the top three places in each age division of the contest.

Ribbons were provided courtesy of KRVN Radio in Lexington and the 4-H Council provided make your own sundaes for participants and families.

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4-H'ers Participate In 2011 4-H Speaking Contest

Twenty-four 4-H'ers participated in the 2011 4-H public speaking contest held April 25 at the 4-H Building.

Union Bank presented each participant with a gold one dollar coin. First National Bank of Fairbury, American National Bank and Jefferson County Bank-Daykin awarded scholarships to the top three places in each age division of the contest.

Ribbons were provided courtesy of KRVN Radio in Lexington and the 4-H Council provided make your own sundaes for participants and families.

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