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  • Thursday, January 17, 2019 4:36 PM

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  • Settlements
    Wednesday, January 16, 2019 9:28 AM
    On Sunday, January 13, Mitch Zabokrtsky gave a special presentation at the Fairbury City Museum about the Early Settlements of Jefferson County. The special event was the first city event to commemorate the celebration of Fairbury’s 150th birthday. A large crowd filled the first exhibit room to listen to Zabokrtsky’s presentation.

  • Wednesday, January 16, 2019 9:26 AM
    Diller-Odell Public Schools Superintendent Mike Meyerle updated the school board on Monday night at the January school board meeting on the status of the new gymnasium being built at the high school site in Odell.

  • Esports Ready For Takeoff At Thayer Central
    Wednesday, January 16, 2019 9:26 AM
    Thayer Central’s recently formed Esports team is edging ever so close to competition.

  • Weight Of Winter
    Wednesday, January 16, 2019 9:25 AM
     The Jefferson County courthouse glistened in the winter sun on Saturday after a storm dumped multiple inches on the region

  • Miss Jefferson County Receives Funds
    Friday, January 11, 2019 4:30 PM
    Miss Jefferson County 2017, Macy Ohlde, received the funds she raised as queen from Fairbury Community Foundation head Don Cook last week. Ohlde raised over $1,400 to use for her education, which was facilitated by the Foundation. For more information on becoming Miss Jefferson County, check out Miss Jefferson County’s Facebook page.

  • Hemp Industrial Act Talked About At County-Level
    Friday, January 11, 2019 4:00 PM
    Jefferson County Commissioners held their first meeting of 2019 on Thurs., Jan. 3, and one of the items on the agenda was LB617, the Adopt the Industrial Hemp Act.

  • Friday, January 11, 2019 2:30 PM
    The previous Board of Education meeting for the Meridian Public Schools was full of optimistic reports and positive policy changes. 

  • Friday, January 11, 2019 2:29 PM
    The Jefferson County Board of Commissioners met on Tuesday, January 8 for their regularly scheduled meeting. 

  • Friday, January 11, 2019 2:24 PM
    Several cases were heard on the criminal docket in County Court on Wed., Jan. 9. Linda Bauer was the presiding judge.
    Jamie Mohr, 34, appeared in court for a rights advisement hearing. No complaint had yet been filed but she was arrested of drug and weapons charges. The most serious charge was possession of a deadly weapon by a prohibited person, a class 1D felony that carries a possible penalty of three to 50 years in prison.

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