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  • Thursday, May 16, 2019 5:16 PM
    There will be a number of staffing changes for the 2019-2020 school year at Fairbury Public Schools.
  • Baseball Coming to FHS
    Thursday, May 16, 2019 5:15 PM
    After a long discussion, the Fairbury Public School Board approved the creation of Fairbury High School baseball as a NSAA (Nebraska School Activities Association) sanctioned sport for the 2019-2020 school year.
  • Heritage festivities
    Thursday, May 16, 2019 5:14 PM
  • Eight Jeffs Area Burke Bound
    Tuesday, May 14, 2019 2:45 PM

    Overcoming adversity was a common thread for Fairbury state qualifiers on Thursday at the District B-3 track and field meet in Beatrice.
  • Tuesday, May 14, 2019 2:42 PM
    Approximately three months after Hannah Rundle stepped down from the Fairbury head volleyball coaching position the Jeffs have found their new candidate.
  • No Holding Back
    Wednesday, May 8, 2019 9:05 AM
    If results leading up to districts are any indication of how a team will perform come postseason time, the Fairbury track teams are primed to qualify their fair share of athletes for the state meet this upcoming Thursday.
  • Thursday, May 16, 2019 5:18 PM
    “How can you watch that?” This is the question, more than any other, that so many pro wrestling fans are asked. It seems unfair. Do fans of other athletic endeavors have to put up with this judgmental attitude?
  • Tuesday, May 14, 2019 10:54 AM
    I want to thank Mick Suey for creating Suey’s Heroes, a way of recognizing students for entering the military.
  • Tuesday, May 14, 2019 10:54 AM
    Come on in she said, as she opened the front door. It was always that sweet welcome that made you feel so at home when you came to see her. 
  • Pat Junior Swett
    Monday, May 13, 2019 6:03 PM
    Pat Junior Swett, 65, of Fairbury passed away May 11, 2019 at Bryan East Medical Center.  Services will be held Friday, May 17, 2019 at 10:30 am at the First Presbyterian Church – Fairbury, with Pastor Douglas Hileman officiating. The family will greet friends at the funeral home on Thursday evening from 6-8pm. Memorials will go to the family’s choice. Gerdes-Meyer Funeral Home in Fairbury is in charge of the arrangements.
  • Monday, May 6, 2019 2:28 PM
    Leona Silvester, 89, of Fairbury, passed away May 4, 2019 at Heritage Care Center in Fairbury. Services will be Thursday, May 9, 2019 at 1:30 p.m. at Gerdes-Meyer Chapel.  Memorials will go to the Diabetes Foundation. Burial will be in the Fairbury Cemetery.  Gerdes-Meyer Funeral Home in Fairbury is in charge of arrangements.    
  • Macel (Sharp)Schellhorn
    Friday, May 3, 2019 5:14 PM
    Macel Rebecca JoAnn Schellhorn was called home to heaven on Friday, April 12 A memorial service will be held at Zion Lutheran Church, 1400 Skeel Street in Brighton, Saturday May 18th at 11:00 A.M. with a luncheon in the Zion Fellowship Hall following the service. 
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Start Time: 12:00 AM
Location: 1710 H St. #103
Fairbury, NE 68352
End Time: 2:00 PM
Phone: 402-729-2875
Memorial Weekend Observance at Steele City and Joy Creek Cemeteries The Campbell-Klein Post #439 Steele City American Legion and Auxiliary will hold the Memorial Week End Ceremony at the Steele City, Nebraska Cemetery on Sunday, May 26, 2019 at 2:00 pm. The Ceremony will be repeated at 2:45pm at the Joy Creek Cemetery southwest of Hollenberg, Kansas. Lt. Col. Mark Scheonrock, U. S. Army Ret., will be the speaker. His topic is The 100th Anniversary of World War I. Berdine Payne, Auxiliary President, will read the Roll of Honor, the names of veterans buried in each of the cemeteries. Leah Bales will recite the Gettysburg Address
Start Time: 7:59 AM
End Time: 12:00 AM
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End Time: 12:00 AM
Western Alumni Banquet, Sat, May 25, 6:30 p.m. at Western Legion. Call 402-433-2291 for reservations, or if you are in Lincoln, Crete or Wilber and need a ride to and from the banquet via bus call 402-433-4511 by May 22, small fee for ride.
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