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Joyce Prince

The family of Joyce Prince would like to honor her with a card shower for her 80th birthday, which is Monday, April 11.

Cards may be sent to 2121 H St., Fairbury, NE 68352.

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Just Around The Corner

Community Baseball

Fairbury Community Baseball will have a Parents Meeting on Saturday, April 2, at the Fairbury Jr. - Sr. High School Commons Area at 7 p.m. This is for boys ages five to 15 years of age.

Preschool Learning Center

Preschool Learning Center Open Enrollment Open House will be held on Thursday, April 7, from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. at the Presbyterian Church, 2310 H St., Fairbury. For more information contact Andrea Davis at 402-7749.

Relay For Life

Kick off supper/party for the Jefferson County Relay For Life is scheduled for Thursday, March 31, 5:30 p.m. at Union Bank Meeting Room (for this event only, the rest of the meetings will be back at the Burkley Family Center at the First National Bank, downtown Fairbury).

V.W Meeting

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Meat Of Bills Debated

The Legislature began all-day debate this week, allowing us to dig in to the substance of several priority bills.

Two of my bills, LB246 and LB532, advanced to the second round of debate as an amendment to a Retirement Systems Committee priority bill, LB509. LB246 allows benefits to continue to be paid to the surviving spouse of a deceased state patrol member, even if the spouse remarries. LB532 allows for the transfer of Department of Labor independent retirement plan members to the State Employees Retirement System if the independent retirement plan is terminated.

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What's For Lunch?

Fairbury Jefferson and Central Elementary Schools

Thursday, March 31: Jeff rib on bun, French fries, strawberries, cinnamon sticks. Ham sandwich pack. Yogurt/cheese pack.

Friday, April 1: Toasted cheese sandwich, rainbow vegetables. PBJ sandwich pack. Yogurt/cheese pack.

Monday, April 4: Breaded pork patty on bun, tator tots. Turkey sandwich pack. Turkey chef salad pack.

Tuesday, April 5: Roasted chicken sandwich, broccoli with cheese. Ham sandwich pack. Turkey chef salad pack.

Wednesday, April 6: Breaded beef sticks, baked beans. Jefferson: Pizza Hut Pork Pizza. Turkey sandwich pack. Turkey chef salad pack.

High School

Thursday, March 31: Jeff rib on bun, French fries.Friday, April 1: Toasted cheese sandwich, rainbow vegetables.

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A Cappella Choir Concludes Tour With Home Concert Christopher Tegtmeier Part Of Ensemble

Concordia University, Nebraska's A Cappella Choir will wrap up its spring tour with a home performance at St. John Lutheran Church in Seward on Sunday, April 10, at 3 p.m.

The choir will perform sacred and secular pieces including a work by Felix Mendelssohn, a Brazilian hymn and an American folk song, as well as a piece in Gaelic that was performed at the funeral of Princess Diana. The choir is conducted by Dr. Kurt von Kampen, professor of music.

The performance is free and the public is invited to attend.

Local senior Christopher Tegtmeier of Jansen is a member of the choir.

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Heritage Highway 136 Announces Photography Contest Winners

The Heritage Highway - Byway 136 Organization would like to announce the winners of the 2010-2011 Heritage Highway Photo Contest. Participants in the contest photographed many attractions and events that can be experienced when one travels the historic Heritage Highway, one of Nebraska's nine scenic byways. A vast array of photographs were submitted, and have been on display at the Red Cloud Opera House since January.

The contest winners were selected by several well known photographers: Jorn Olsen, Jeff Haller, and Valerie Knobel. First place was awarded to the photo entitled, "Nuckolls County 68974," by Barbara Wiselogel of Red Cloud; second place went to "Pot of Gold," by Joan Classen of Hastings; and third place was awarded to "Orange Sulfur," by Bernadette Korslund of Beatrice.

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JCHC To Host Life-Saving Drive

As winter turns to spring, many are thankful for the efforts of Fairbury volunteer blood donors. Donations from the March 15 drive helped area patients facing serious surgeries and life-saving treatments.

The Nebraska Community Blood Bank (NCBB) depends on thousands of blood donors every month throughout the year to help maintain the community's blood supply.

"Hospitals across southeast Nebraska are also thankful for the continued support of organizations like Fairbury High School. Because of the many community blood drive partners, the Nebraska Community Blood Bank is able to fulfill its mission of Connecting People ~ Saving Lives," shared NCBB's CEO, Phyllis Ericson. The Nebraska Community Blood Bank has been the area's blood provider for more than 40 years.

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Louis L. Hanson Sr.

Louis L. Hanson, Sr., 78, of Fairbury, NE, died on Tuesday, March 29, 2011, at his home in Fairbury, NE surrounded by his loving family.

Funeral services will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Friday, April 1, 2011, at Fairbury Foursquare Church, Fairbury, NE, with David Lutze officiating. Burial will be held at the Fairbury Cemetery, Fairbury, NE. Visitation will be held at Fairbury Foursquare Church at 719 - 6th Street, Fairbury on Thursday, March 31 from 12:00 noon to 9:00 p.m. A memorial has been established to the Fairbury Cemetery Association or the Beatrice Humane Society with the mortuary in charge. A guest book is also available online at www.harmanwrightmortuary.com for messages of condolence. Harman-Wright Mortuary, Beatrice, in charge of arrangements.

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Eldon and LaVon Wasserman

The children and grandchildren of Eldon and LaVon (Lohse) Wasserman would like to honor them with an open house for their 50th wedding anniversary.

Family and friends are invited to attend the open house on Saturday, April 2, from 2 to 4 p.m. at the Plymouth Community Center. No gifts, please.

Cards may be sent to PO Box 133, Plymouth, NE 68424.

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Larry And Kay Hauschel

The family of Larry and Kay Hauschel would like to honor them with a card shower for their 50th wedding anniversary.

The couple was married April 8, 1961 in Fairbury.

Their children are Rick and Lana Hauschel of Canton, Kan., Micki and Pat Meenen of Hiawatha, Kan., Tom and Shelly Hauschel of Urbandale, Iowa and Jacki and Travis Zabokrtsky of Morrowville, Kan. They also have 11 grandchildren.

Cards may be sent to 2565 Jade Road, Morrowville, KS 66958.

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