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  • Friday, February 15, 2019 11:04 AM
    On the agenda for the Jefferson County Commissioners Meeting the morning of Tues., Febr. 12, were two resolutions impacting Jefferson County roadways.
  • Jefferson County Sheriff’s Department the Subject of a New Documentary
    Friday, February 15, 2019 11:03 AM
    The operations of Jefferson County Sheriff Nels Sorensen and the Sheriff’s Dept. has had some extra scrutiny recently as a camera crew has been following the Sheriff and his crew around this past week.
  • Friday, February 15, 2019 11:02 AM
    Jerad Reimers, from the office of Congressman Adrian Smith, visited with the Jefferson County Board of Commissioners on Tuesday, February 5. Reimers later setup at the Jefferson County Courthouse to discuss the congressman’s main concerns in this new session as well as listen to concerns from the public. 
  • Varsity Letters: Wayne Kaeding
    Friday, February 15, 2019 11:50 AM
    Bill Nuckolls published The Fairbury Journal-News from June of 1954 until October of 1990. Despite having been retired from the news biz for many moons, he still has his nose for a good story when he smells one.
  • State Wrestling 2019
    Friday, February 15, 2019 11:10 AM
    Class D
    Quarterfinals - 
    Ashton Sinn - loss, via FALL 
    Brenner McLaughlin - loss, 5-9
    Keegan Casey - win, 11-7
    Damian Stewart - win, via FALL
    Brandon Seibolt - loss, 4-13
  • Nelson To Continue Football Career At Hastings College
    Friday, February 15, 2019 11:08 AM
    One of Diller-Odell’s most productive defenders from last football season will be continuing his career on the gridiron just a few hours to the west.
    Nick Nelson, the Griffins all-district and all-conference linebacker in 2018, signed a letter of intent to play for the Hastings College football team on Tuesday at Diller-Odell High School.
  • Wednesday, February 13, 2019 8:00 AM
    Love is a wondrous thing. I had a chance to see a true embodiment of love Sunday night. The Nebraska Baseball Hall of Fame banquet was held in Beatrice Sunday night and I had the chance to see the fraternity of baseball players.
  • Friday, February 8, 2019 3:26 PM
    I just had another birthday, so I guess it’s time to moan about my lost youth once again.
  • Wednesday, February 6, 2019 8:00 AM
    The Super Bowl is a bit like writing. One of the quotable Dorothy Parker’s most famous quotes is, “I hate writing. I love having written.”
  • Larry E. Whitehead
    Friday, February 15, 2019 4:34 PM
    Larry E. Whitehead, 82, of Beatrice formerly of Fairbury, died at the Nebraska Heart Institute on Wednesday, February 13, 2019. Graveside services will be held at 2:00 P.M. on Thursday, February 21, 2019 at Evergreen Home Cemetery of Beatrice with Rev. David A. Bigley officiating.  A memorial has been established to the American Heart Association.  The body will lie in state at the Fox Funeral Home of Beatrice from 12:00 noon to 8:00 P.M. Wednesday and from 8:00 A.M. to 12:00 noon on Thursday.  The family will meet and greet friends and other relatives on Wednesday from 6:00 P.M. to 7:30 P.M. at the funeral home.  Fox Funeral Home of Beatrice in charge of arrangements.
  • Raymond Michael (Mike) Clay
    Friday, February 15, 2019 12:00 PM
    Raymond Michael (Mike) Clay, 71 of Hollenberg, KS died February 11, 2019 at Jefferson Community Health & Life Gardenside in Fairbury.  Funeral Services will be held Saturday February 16, 2019 at the Jansen Bible Church. 
    A memorial has been entrusted to the Family’s Choice.  They can be sent to the Gerdes-Meyer Funeral home in Fairbury.
  • Martha Louise Krueger Schroeder
    Friday, February 15, 2019 10:07 AM
    Martha Louise Krueger Schroeder was born September 1, 1922 at the family farm Southwest of Gilead, NE to Fred & Katie (Vorderstrasse) Krueger. Services will be at 2:00 p.m. Monday February 18, 2019 at St. Paul’s Lutheran Church – Gilead. The family will greet friends on Sunday February 17th from 2 to 4 pm at Gerdes-Meyer Funeral Home in Fairbury.
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Hosted by the W-C UMC Youth Group to support future mission trips: Ages 7th grade and up, no maximum age limit, 4-6 players per team $20 per person due March 7. Includes T-shirts and more. Doors open at 10 a.m., first game will start at 10:30 a.m. The tournament will be double elimination, the bracket will be determined based on the order of sign up. There will be prizes for the top three teams and the best costume team. Free will admission.
Start Time: 3:41 PM
End Time: 12:00 AM
Seventh annual Threes Pieces Light It Up Blue Kick-off Gala March 30, 6-10 p.m. Tickets sold at the door. Benefitting Autism Awareness.
Start Time: 3:42 PM
End Time: 12:00 AM
The public is invited to join JCH&L in honoring Dr. Blatny Sr. with an open house on Wednesday, Feb. 27, from 5-7 p.m. in the Conference Rooms at Jefferson Community Health & Life, 2200 H St. Refreshments will be served. No reservations are needed. Everyone is welcome.
Start Time: 3:42 PM
End Time: 7:00 PM
Thursday, Feb. 28, 5-7 p.m. Fairbury Jr./Sr. High School, Kiwanis Pancake Feed, Books, Games, Arts/Crafts, Guest Readers.
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