The Wegele Family Reunion held at the Fairbury Community Building in Fairbury with a noon meal, for the descendants of Henry and Katherine (Krause) Wegele on Sept. 18. Hosts were Bob and Shirley Fox, Dave and Char Mees and Kathren Mees.
Fairbury residents Cathy Kleine, Mary Mach and Kendall Schlake were each re-appointed to the Fairbury Planning Commission by the Fairbury City Council. Their terms are set to expire in 2014.
Fairbury City Council members approved the resignation of Fairbury resident Mike Hitchcock from the Museum Board and appointed Mick Suey of Fairbury to fill the position. Suey's term will expire in 2012.
The annual Grone family reunion was held Sept. 11 at the Fairbury Community Building with 29 in attendance.
Present from the George Grone family were Dean and Marjorie Grone, Dee and Marilyn Swett, Darin and Michelle Doeschot, all of Steele City, Dixie and Jim Busch of Humble, Texas, Bob Sanner of York, Gayle Farber, Amanda Rihanek, Anthony and Stacy Farber, all of Lincoln, Dan Swett of Endicott, Shari Swett of Beatrice and Karen Lichty Biegert of Shickley.
Present from the Augusta Nippert family were Margery Keefover, Diane Kisling and Pat Mann, all of Diller, Carmen Ragland, Gavin and Garrett of Fairbury, Fern Cleaver and Kay Goodwin of St. Joseph, Mo., and LaVera Bridgeford of Fillmore, Mo.
Present from the Arthur Grone family were Cindy Langdale and Dorothy Langdale, both of Lincoln, Floyd Ulm of Arvada, Colo. and Sheryl Malchow of Beatrice.
The annual Huber Family Reunion was held Sept. 25 at the Union Bank and Trust Community Room.
Family members attending the pot luck dinner and visiting included Lee Huber, Ron Huber, Connie Holly, Larry Clymer of Lincoln; Jeff and Brenda Lobner, Elijah and Ethan of Loop City; Father Allen Scheer of Salina, Kan.; Ron and Nancy Arnold, Curtis and Alicia Arnold and Viola Scheer of Fairbury.
Joining the group in the afternoon were Vonia Scheer, Jerry Scheer of Fairbury, Michael and Kathy Scheer of Beatrice and Teresa Baird of Lincoln.
The annual Coonrod Reunion was held at the Mahaska Community Center in Mahaska, Kan. on Sept. 18 with a potluck meal.
Those attending were Merrill and Nancy Brock of Yates Center, Kan.; Bruce Brock of Cottonwood Falls, Kan.; Lavon and Marla Wilcox of Little River, Kan.; Dale and Marjorie Coonrod, Tim and Annette Coonrod, all of Belleville, Kan.; Nichelle and Korah Koch of Baileyville, Kan.; Larry and Joan Ward, Dennis Ward, Gary and Cinday Titus, all of Wichita, Kan.; Delores Lowe, Kathleen Kitchen, both of Lincoln, Neb.; Marie Mason of Fairbury; Dorothy Patterson of Lafayette, Ind.; Bunnie Elliott of Burlington, Colo.; Jerri Elliott of Centennial, Colo.; Helen Doll of Omaha, Scott Rowell of Fremont; Andrea Willard of Wilmore, Kan. and Bob and Sharon Larson of Manhattan, Kan.
The St. Paul's of Plymouth Ladies Aid met Sept. 8. The opening hymn was "Day by Day." Pastor Frank then gave the lesson on "Superstition."
The president called the meeting to order. The minutes of the previous meeting were read and approved. The treasurer's balances were given. It was moved and seconded to donate $100 to the St. Paul Building on Christ fund.
Angie gave the shut in report of those that she and Vernel had visited. Pastor thanked the group for the birthday gift. He reported that Marilyn Freese is back at Good Samaritan Springs after spending some time at the Good Samaritan Center following a fall.
Twelve members answered roll call. The meeting closed with prayer. Mary Hueske was the hostess.
It was an awesome day on the diamond for the Fairbury Lady Jeffs softball team.
Riding the wave of dominating pitching which resulted in three straight shutouts along with solid defense in the field propelled Fairbury to its first-ever Central Conference Softball Championship played Saturday on the Central City softball fields.
As the second seed in the tournament, Fairbury received a first-round bye.
In its first game, Fairbury defeated Aurora, 5-0.
The Lady Jeffs scored single runs in the first, second, and fifth innings, and two runs in the third inning.
"The girls came out and produced 10 hits against Aurora, while the team played sharp defense in the field, and Jensen Cromer pitched outstanding allowing only two hits along with 11 strikeouts," Lady Jeffs coach Taylor Biehl said.