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Deer Permits On Sale Now

All remaining deer permits went on sale Monday, July 1.

Residents and nonresidents alike may purchase permits, a large number of which feature bonus antlerless only tags.

A record number of permits are again available, and hunters have a number of season options to choose from. Of particular note is the October 1-10 antlerless season, which offers an early chance for firearm hunting in select unit for just $11 for residents or $55 for nonresidents.

The November firearm season is scheduled for November 12-20. Archers and blackpowder fans will be pleased to note that their seasons have been extended until January 18, 2012. Season Choice permit buyers will be able to hunt with a firearm during an extended late firearm season from December 26 to January 18, 2012.

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Blue Valley Seeks Volunteers

Blue Valley Community Action Partnership is in need of volunteers. If you have the time to help them out they are in need in the following areas:

* Volunteer(s) who could research and organize an archive of the organization's history since the 1966 founding.

* Volunteer(s) with skills to organize events such as recognition ceremonies, ground breaking, and/or represent the organization at various community events.

* Volunteer(s) who can advocate on behalf of the less fortunate residents of the area with local governments, agencies and the Nebraska State Government.

* Volunteer(s) who help recruit and organize community groups for door to door campaigns, other fundraising drives and assist in spreading the word about Community Action within our communities.

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State Right-of-Way Hay Harvesting Permits Available

The program that enables Nebraska landowners to obtain hay harvesting permits is now in effect. This is the fourth year that permits are being issued for harvesting hay from state highway rights-of-way. Interstate highways and freeways are excluded from the program. Landowners whose land abuts the state right-of-way have until July 30 to apply for and receive a $40.00 hay permit. After July 30, anyone may apply. Proof of one-million dollar liability insurance must accompany every application.

Applicants wishing to obtain a permit are reminded that if a permit for mowing and harvesting was issued last year, a permit for mowing and harvesting hay from that same area is not allowed this year. Abutting landowners who have obtained permits may begin harvesting on July 15, but others are restricted to harvesting between Aug. 1 and Sept. 15.

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Just Around The Corner

Kid's Fishing Clinic

There will be a Mini Fishing Clinic and Family Day on Saturday, July 16, from 1 to 4 p.m. at the Alexandria State Lakes. The event is free except a State Park Permit is required and Kids 16 and older will need a fishing license.

Cerveny Reunion

The Cerveny Family Reunion will be held Saturday, July 16 at the Fairbury Community Building with a carry in potluck dinner at 12:30 p.m.

Hohensee Reunion

The Hohensee Family Reunion will be held Sunday, July 17 with a basket dinner at 12:30 p.m. to be held at the Blue Springs Hall in Blue Springs, Neb. Drinks will be provided.

Fairbury Museum

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Just Around The Corner

Kid's Fishing Clinic

There will be a Mini Fishing Clinic and Family Day on Saturday, July 16, from 1 to 4 p.m. at the Alexandria State Lakes. The event is free except a State Park Permit is required and Kids 16 and older will need a fishing license.

Cerveny Reunion

The Cerveny Family Reunion will be held Saturday, July 16 at the Fairbury Community Building with a carry in potluck dinner at 12:30 p.m.

Hohensee Reunion

The Hohensee Family Reunion will be held Sunday, July 17 with a basket dinner at 12:30 p.m. to be held at the Blue Springs Hall in Blue Springs, Neb. Drinks will be provided.

Fairbury Museum

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Kevin K. Rose

Kevin K. Rose was born on Aug. 18, 1960, in Fairbury, Neb. to Jerald Kent and Cheryl (Tuma) Rose. He died July 6, 2011 at his home in Lincoln at the age of 50 years, 10 months and 18 days.

He was baptized in 1962 and was a member of the Presbyterian Church in Mahaska, Kan.

He attended North Central grade school and later graduate from North Central High School in Morrowville, Kan. with the class of 1978. After graduating, he attended Kansas State University for one year.

On Feb. 22, 1980, Kevin was united in marriage to Denise Hummel at the Grace Lutheran Church in Fairbury. To this union a daughter was born.

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Barbara Ann "Bobbie" Goetzinger

Barbara Ann "Bobbie" Goetzinger, 72, of Howard, Kan., formerly of Leon, El Dorado and Belleville, died July 7, 2011, in the Harry Hynes Memorial Hospice at St. Francis Medical Center in Wichita.

She was born Sept. 28, 1938 in Belleville, the daughter of Virgil James and Viola Anna (Koester) White.

She was a licensed practical nurse for many years, retiring from the Susan B. Allen Memorial Hospital in El Dorado in 2000.

On May 23, 1986 in Wichita, she married Ronald A. Goetzinger.

She was a member of the United Methodist Church and past-president of the Fraternal Order of Eagles.

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Clifford L. "Junior" Wolf Jr.

Clifford L. "Junior" Wolf Jr., 63, of Beatrice, Neb., died July 7, 2011 at the University of Nebraska Medical Center in Omaha.

Survivors include his wife, Dianna; daughter, Michele Gillispie of LaMars, Iowa; brothers, Jack Wolfe and wife, Joan of Princeton, Ill., Bob Wolf of Beatrice, Tom Wolf and wife, Lori of Blue Springs; sister, Debra Snyder and husband, Marvin Sr. of Fairbury; brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law, Linda Silverstrand of Lincoln, Joyce Morrow and husband, DeWayne, Debbie Meagher and husband, Mike, David Harms and wife, Vickie, all of Beatrice; mother-in-law, Norma Harms of Beatrice; nieces and nephews.

Services were held July 13, at Christ Community Church in Beatrice with the Rev. Jack Magness officiating. Burial was in the Evergreen Home Cemetery, Beatrice. Harman-Wright Mortuary, Beatrice, service.

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Kathy A. Preston

Kathy A. Preston, 59, of Jansen, Neb., died July 9, 2011.

Survivors include her husband, Doug; daughters, Tiff Eyer and husband, Jason of Daykin, Joni Freye and husband, Russ of Lincoln; three grandchildren; brothers, Denny Stohs and significant other, Sheryl, Kelly Stohs and wife, Amy, all of Hanover, Kan., Dallas Stohs and wife, Cynthia of Odell; sister, Tami Lohse and husband, Larry of Hanover; numerous nieces, nephews and cousins.

Services were held July 13 at Grace Lutheran Church in Fairbury with the Rev. Charles Schmidt officiating. Memorials to Grace Lutheran Church. Burial was in the Fairbury Cemetery, Fairbury. Gerdes-Meyer Funeral Home, Fairbury, service.

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Mary Ann Seeberger

Mary Ann Seeberger, 90, of Overbrook, Kan., formerly of Hanover, Kan., died July 5, 2011 at the Brookside Retirement Community in Overbrook.

Survivors include her children, Dan (Sharon) Seeberger of Hanover, Jayne (Bob) Holle of Phillipsburg, Kan., Susan (Scott) Averill of Overbrook and Jim (Kathy) Seeberger of Wamego, Kan.; sisters, Catherine (Varlan) Neal of Oberlin, Kan., Florine (Harry) Prichard of Denver, Colo.; sisters-in-law, Jeanette (Roy) Hanson of Marysville, Kan., Edna Schiltz of Selden, Kan.; 14 grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren.

Services were held July 9, at St. John's Catholic Church with Father David Metz officating. Memorials to St. John's Catholic School, Hanover Hospital or Brookside Retirement Community. Burial was in the St. John's Catholic Cemetery. Kinsley Mortuary, Hanover, service.

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