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  • Lytle
    Tuesday, May 14, 2019 10:57 AM
    Eddie Lytle will be honored as the Veteran of the Month by the Fairbury Elks Lodge NO. 1203 on May 15, 2019 before the opening of Lodge at 7:30 p.m.  

  • Tuesday, March 12, 2019 1:55 PM
    County farmer Stan Stewart, directed $2,500 to Camp Jefferson through America’s Farmers Grow Communities, sponsored by the Bayer Fund. 
    Celebrating its 10th year, America’s Farmers Grow Communities partners with farmers to support nonprofit organizations strengthening rural communities. The program offers farmers the chance to direct a $2,500 donation to a nonprofit of their choice. It has awarded more than $33 million to over 8,000 nonprofits across rural America. 

  • Wednesday, September 26, 2018 11:00 AM
    The General Squires V.F.W. 3113 came to order September 18, 2018 at 7:30 PM with President Joyce presiding. Guard Susan closed the doors. Conductress Marge checked 15 member cards. Chaplain Linda gave the opening prayer and Patriotic Instructor Roman gave the patriotic instructions. We all said the Pledge of Allegiance. 
    President Joyce introduced District 6 President Paula Waterfield. 
    Secretary Zona read the previous minutes and they were approved. She read a Thank You from the Harold Lohn family. The Golden Rule Department newsletter was then read. Fall conference will be in Ogallala October 5-7. It will be homecoming for Gary and Linda. Treasurer Cheryl gave her report and it will be put on file. Decided to get a new auxiliary flag that will have just V.F.W Auxiliary on it. Decided to do the Trunk or Treat on October 31 around the square. 
    President Joyce and Chaplain Linda did the initiation for Tammy Howey and she was welcomed into the auxiliary. Resident Joyce and Virginia Roskilly came forward and had Virginia’s son Brian pin her 50 year pin on her. She has been an auxiliary member for 50 years. President Joyce closed the meeting and Chaplain Linda gave the closing prayer. Lunch was served by Linda and Joyce. Next month’s Hostess will be Janice and Marge. 

  • Wednesday, September 26, 2018 10:58 AM
    The Dorothy Vorderstrasse Huge Scholarship Fund (the "Scholarship Fund”) and the Harry and Reba Huge Foundation (the “Foundation”) will be awarding $40,000 in scholarships to four students who plan to begin college in fall 2019 and are graduating from a high school in Thayer, Nuckolls, Webster, or Franklin Counties, or from Wymore Southern High School, in spring 2019.

  • Jefferson County Art Guild Attracting  New Members and Offering More Classes
    Wednesday, September 19, 2018 11:29 AM
    New life is being breathed into the Jefferson County Art Guild. President Lacey Schoenbeck is leading the guild in new and exciting directions with the support from the current and growing members.

  • Wilber Czech Festival Talent Show
    Wednesday, August 8, 2018 9:30 AM

  • Zimmerman Honored for 35 Year of Service
    Tuesday, July 31, 2018 2:42 PM

  • Knobel Seeds Hosts International Guests  To Discuss Wheat Trade Industry
    Tuesday, July 17, 2018 2:07 PM
    On June 27, 2018 Knobel Seeds seed supplier played host to some international guests from South America. Sponsored by the U.S. Wheat Associates and Foreign Agricultural Service, USDA, the Chile-Ecuador Wheat Trade Mission brought representatives from these countries who are involved with the wheat trade

  • Tuesday, June 19, 2018 11:07 AM
    Korean War Veterans Armistice Day is July 27, and this year marks the 65th anniversary of the end of the Korean War. To celebrate this occasion and honor the Nebraskans who served in Korea, Governor Ricketts will be hosting a special event at the Capitol to honor Korean War Veterans with Ambassador for Peace Medals. 

  • Pastor Schmidt of Grace  Luther Church Retires
    Tuesday, June 19, 2018 11:03 AM
    After serving both God and the Fairbury community for over 30 years, Pastor Charles Schmidt of Grace Lutheran Church has retired. His wife, Brenda, who has served Grace Lutheran as Parish educator since 1999, has also retired.

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