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Fairbury Seniors Post Wins Over Lincoln Amigos, Hebron

By Jim Phelps

Journal-News

Sports Editor

Fairbury's American Legion Seniors baseball team didn't let temperatures in the mid-90s slow them down.

The Seniors pulled off a doubleheader sweep June 29th against Lincoln Amigos in home action at Quinn Field.

In the opener, Fairbury strung together a pair of three-run innings enroute to a 7-3 win.

A two-out RBI single off the bat of Trevor Schroeder scored Fairbury's first run in the bottom of the second inning.

In the top of the third inning, Lincoln Amigos got on the board, as Skylar Hawkins tripled, and scored on a one-out RBI from Luke Scholl.

Fairbury answered back in the bottom of the third inning plating three runs to expand its lead to 4-1.

The first run in the uprising was scored on an error by Amigo's left fielder.

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Fairbury Seniors Post Wins Over Lincoln Amigos, Hebron

By Jim Phelps

Journal-News

Sports Editor

Fairbury's American Legion Seniors baseball team didn't let temperatures in the mid-90s slow them down.

The Seniors pulled off a doubleheader sweep June 29th against Lincoln Amigos in home action at Quinn Field.

In the opener, Fairbury strung together a pair of three-run innings enroute to a 7-3 win.

A two-out RBI single off the bat of Trevor Schroeder scored Fairbury's first run in the bottom of the second inning.

In the top of the third inning, Lincoln Amigos got on the board, as Skylar Hawkins tripled, and scored on a one-out RBI from Luke Scholl.

Fairbury answered back in the bottom of the third inning plating three runs to expand its lead to 4-1.

The first run in the uprising was scored on an error by Amigo's left fielder.

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Fairbury Ice Wins Class C District Softball Title

A solid effort on defense, a potent offense, and strong pitching allowed the Fairbury Ice 16-and-under girls softball team to have a stellar showing, as the team won the Class C District Tournament held June 17th-19th in Hastings.

The run to the title began on June 17th with a 3-2 six inning win over Clatonia Ice.

In the bottom of the first inning, the Ice scored a pair of runs on an error and a RBI single by Chelsea Sasse.

After Clatonia got on the board in the top of the third inning, cutting the deficit to 2-1, Fairbury responded with its third run of the game in the bottom of the fifth inning on a RBI ground out by Bailey Likens.

Tiffany Talkington earned the win on the mound for the Fairbury Ice. She pitched six innings, allowing four base hits, while striking out four batters.

Sasse had the lone hit for the Ice which was a first inning single.

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Kansas-Nebraska League Champions

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What's For Lunch?

Summer Food Program

Lunch is served from 11:45 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at Monday thru Friday at Jefferson Intermediate School, Fairbury. Kids one through 18 eat free.

Thursday, July 7: Homemade cheese pizza, green peas.

Friday, June 8: Jeff rib on bun, green beans, filled graham crackers.

Monday, July, 11: Mini corn dogs, baked beans.

Tuesday, July 12: Turkey wrap or roast beef sandwich, tossed salad.

Wednesday, July 13: Fiestada, corn, Scooby snacks.

Meals served with fruit/fruit slush and milk.

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Maintenance Work On Hwy. 15 To Begin Near Fairbury

Weather permitting, a fog seal project will begin July 11 on Highway 15, according to the Nebraska Department of Roads.

State maintenance forces will be doing a fog seal from MP 21 to MP 33 ten miles north of Fairbury and ending at the Highway 41 junction. The work is anticipated to take two days.

One-lane traffic will occur with the use of a pilot car and flaggers. Motorists should expect to see delays.

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Maintenance Work On Spur S-76C Near Western

Weather permitting, a fog seal project will begin July 11 on Spur S-76C, according to the Nebraska Department of Roads.

State maintenance forces will be doing a fog seal at MP 0 at Western east to Highway 15. The work is anticipated to take one day.

One-lane traffic will occur with the use of a pilot car and flaggers. Motorists should expect to see delays.

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Meridian Class Of 1985 Plans Benefit For Classmate

The Meridian Class of 1985 is coordinating a benefit for fellow classmate Tim Bachle, who was diagnosed on March 10th, with a malignant stage four glioblastoma brain tumor.

The benefit will be held at the Meridian Public School on July 31 starting at 11 and running thru 2:00. A silent auction will be held with bidding closing at 2:00.

"When soliciting items for the auction we recognized the need from the donors for a live auction so that will follow the silent auction," Classmate Deb (Endorf) DeWald, said. "We have been very fortunate with our donations and should have a wonderful benefit for the Bachle family. A roast beef sandwich meal will be served. We are having salads, chips and desserts which are being donated by local churches, mothers of the class and then some of the Grand Island ball clubs and the Catholic church where the Bachle family is active. Larry and Deb Junker donated the roast beef for the meal."

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Man Drowns At Lovewell Over The Weekend

A 23-year-old man has drowned over the weekend at Lovewell Lake near Superior.

According to authorities, Jason Cross, 23, of Jamestown, Kan. was boating with family members when the incident occurred.

Jewell County Sheriff, Plainville Rescue Squad dive team, Wildlife and Parks, and other agencies helped with the search.

The body was recovered shortly before noon Sunday.

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Education, The First Line Of Prevention

Hope Crisis Center, mention that word in this area and people immediately think of victims of domestic violence and sexual assault. However, there is a lot more to this non profit organization than just serving these victims.

Granted they supply a 24-hour crisis Line, Emergency Shelter, Emergency Assistance, Client/Legal/Medical Advocacy to name a few of their services. One service that isn't readily recognized is their mission to educate.

"Education is our first line of defense" states Carmen Hinman, Executive Director of Hope Crisis Center. This doesn't just mean going to the civic groups with presentations. It means reaching out to all of the community starting with the school aged children, pre-school on up.

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