Friday, June 24, 2016
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ENDICOTT HISTORIC BUILDING--Uncle Billy Smith’s Cabin will be torn down due to being beyond repair and will soon to be replaced by a play house in the Endicott park. The new construction can be seen in the foreground.(Photo by Susan Bartels/Fairbury Journal-News)

Wednesday, June 22, 2016
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At the June 13, 2016 meeting of the Village Board of Endicott, it was decided to tear down Uncle Billy Smith’s Cabin. The cabin currently resides in the park area on the west side of Main Street. According to Chairperson Christine Zabokrtsky, the cabin is no longer safe. Many of the logs... + continue reading

TOP: The Grace Lutheran Vacation Bible School June 6-10 with the theme “Barnyard Roundup.” Children had the chance to have a hayrack ride to the park for lunch on the last day of the Bible school.

Wednesday, June 22, 2016
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HIDDEN MESSAGES--During a clean-up day on Friday at the Bonham Theater, volunteers found under a stripped down wall several names painted dating back to 1990. A groundbreaking event will be held June 27 at the Bonham Theater. (Photo by Trevor Gill/www.fairburyjournalnews.com)

Wednesday, June 22, 2016
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Nearly four years ago, the citizens of Fairbury were given a 50,000-piece puzzle to solve in trying to reopen the historic Bonham Theatre in the downtown area.  Making things fit took a lot of time and effort through fundraising, planning and logistics, but slowly and surely the picture... + continue reading

MINDFUL--With hot temperatures and long stretches without rain, the LBNRD is asking rural water customers to be mindful of outdoor water use this summer. (Photo by Tim Linscott/www.fairburyjournalnews.com)

Wednesday, June 22, 2016
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The Little Blue Natural Resource District and the City of Fairbury are working together to solve the problem of fixing an aging water system and providing more water for rural customers. Last week the Little Blue NRD asked customers in the Little Blue Public Water Project to begin conserving... + continue reading

ENDICOTT HISTORIC BUILDING--Uncle Billy Smith’s Cabin will be torn down due to being beyond repair and will soon to be replaced by a play house in the Endicott park. The new construction can be seen in the foreground.(Photo by Susan Bartels/Fairbury Journal-News)

TOP: The Grace Lutheran Vacation Bible School June 6-10 with the theme “Barnyard Roundup.” Children had the chance to have a hayrack ride to the park for lunch on the last day of the Bible school.

HIDDEN MESSAGES--During a clean-up day on Friday at the Bonham Theater, volunteers found under a stripped down wall several names painted dating back to 1990. A groundbreaking event will be held June 27 at the Bonham Theater. (Photo by Trevor Gill/www.fairburyjournalnews.com)

MINDFUL--With hot temperatures and long stretches without rain, the LBNRD is asking rural water customers to be mindful of outdoor water use this summer. (Photo by Tim Linscott/www.fairburyjournalnews.com)

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CLOSED--Canning Truck service has decided to cease operations after being in business since 1934. (Photo by Tim Linscott/www.fairburyjournalnews.com)

06/22/2016 - 0 comment(s)
The state’s second-oldest continually operating LTL freight company has closed their doors. Canning Truck service president Fred Arnold announced this week that effective last Friday the company has discontinued hauling small batch freight and will sell off the asset portion of its fleet... + continue reading
06/22/2016 - 0 comment(s)
It may be called the “Showdown at the Depot.” A group of concerned citizens attended the special meeting of the Jefferson County Historical Society on Tuesday to find out what direction the historical society was leaning toward in regard to the Steele City Flea Market and Tractor... + continue reading
06/22/2016 - 0 comment(s)
It may be called the “Showdown at the Depot.” A group of concerned citizens attended the special meeting of the Jefferson County Historical Society on Tuesday to find out what direction the historical society was leaning toward in regard to the Steele City Flea Market and Tractor... + continue reading
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06/22/2016 - 0 comment(s)
Dreams do come true, just ask the Cleveland Cavaliers and LeBron James. After leaving his home town team, Cleveland, to play four years in Miami for the Heat, earning the team back-to-back NBA... + continue reading

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CCCC President’s Honor Roll Joshua Clark of Tecumseh and Ashlee Siebe of Fairbury have been named to the Cloud County Community College Presidents Honor Roll. Students must be... + continue reading