Submitted by Fairbury1 on Mon, 11/09/2015 - 10:11am
On November 06, 2015 at approximately 1314 hours, the Jefferson County 911 Center received a 911 call from a subject at 716 F Street in regards to some subjects that entered his residence and possible with guns. A short time later, they received another 911 call indicating that a male subject inside the house was being assaulted. Officers with the Fairbury Police Department and the Jefferson County Sheriff’s Department responded to the location. Upon arrival, Officers encountered 3 male subjects outside of the residence. Officers were able to secure those subjects until the scene was secure. As officers approached the house, 2 more male subjects were ordered to the ground and secured. A child was located near the entrance of the door. Officers grabbed the child and secured him in their patrol car.
Submitted by Fairbury1 on Wed, 11/04/2015 - 1:43pm
Descendants of the Albert and Matilda (Kriesel) Dux family met for the 76th annual reunion on Oct. 11, 2015, at the Zion Church fellowship hall near Gladstone.
Attending from the original 11 children were (Theodore) Sherrie and Marian Ideus, Amherst; Allen and ReNee Henry, Daykin; Michael and Susan Dux, Stephen and Karen Dux, Branden, Westin and Haylea Dux, Thomas and Kristina Dux, Fairbury; Andrew and Nicole Dux, Lincoln; Jordan, Melissa and Emma Dux, Beatrice; and Brian Ding from Texas.
(Gustav) Gerald and Gloria Dux, Lincoln; and Frank and Darlene Dux, Jansen.
Submitted by Fairbury1 on Wed, 11/04/2015 - 1:42pm
The American Lutheran Church Youth Group went door to door on Oct. 28, collecting food for Blue Valley Community Action’s Food Pantry. In less than 90 minutes, 562 pounds of food was gathered. Pastor Brian Julin-McCleary is grateful for the generosity of the citizens of Fairbury.
Submitted by Fairbury1 on Wed, 11/04/2015 - 1:38pm
Fairbury sophomore Dawson DeBoer helps Mrs. Mumm’s third grader Megan Zoch bake cookies for the project. (contributed photo)
During the month of October, twenty-four members of Fairbury FBLA conducted their annual American Enterprise project.
This year, three classes of Fairbury Elementary third-graders were taught the meaning of American Enterprise, the importance of spending locally and the multiplier effect, which happens when money is spent within the community. Third graders were able to set up a cookie baking business, bake cookies at the high school and market their cookies to the high school and junior high students.
With over $640 in revenue collected over three days, this year's cookie sales were a big success. After paying all expenses, the remaining profit will be split between the three third-grade classes. The third-graders will first spend a small portion of their cookie profits on a special treat from Deb Umland in an effort to support local businesses. Then each individual class will decide how to spend the remainder of their business profits.