Nebraska appeals court upholds 10 to 15-year sentence for truck theft and abandonment
The Nebraska Court of Appeals has affirmed the sentence of a man charged with stealing a pick-up from a Hebron gas station in 2019 before abandoning it in Lincoln. In January 2020, Richard Martinson, 58, was charged in Thayer County Court with theft by unlawful taking ($5,000 or more) and criminal mischief. Court records say that in August 2020, Martinson pleaded no contest to the former charge and the latter charge was dismissed.
Pen Pals at Cedarwood
This year all 4th graders will have the opportunity to write to a pen pal at Cedarwood. This year all 4th graders will have the opportunity to write to a pen pal at Cedarwood. There were lots of smiles and fun! It was a great experience!
Local strike team in southeast Nebraska sent to aid in firefight near North Platte
BEATRICE – A newly formed 3-and-33 mutual aid strike team from southeast Nebraska took off at one o’clock Wednesday morning from Fairbury, to aid firefighting efforts near North Platte. Wymore Fire Chief Mark Meints says the team arrived in western Nebraska at six a.m….with a fire engine, a...
Throwback Thursday 02/23/2014
Exeter residents will need to head to the election polls in May and will have several options when voting. Monday, March 3rd at 4:30 p.m. is the deadline for non-incumbents to register for the May primary. The incumbent deadline has passed. Exeter-Milligan School Board members Tom Sluka and Brent Moore...
Knights one of five area teams Monday to punch ticket to state tournament
The Norfolk Catholic boys basketball team made the trip out to Fairfield yesterday to take on Sandy Creek with a trip to the state tournament on the line. After trailing 17-13 at halftime, the Knights outscored the Cougars 24-9 in the second half and came out with a 37-26 victory.
The gas price fluctuate between $2.83 and $2.84 in Fairbury as of 2024-02-29. Find the cheapest station near you.
Photo from Unsplash and unrelated to the city. For most people, it is a constant necessity of life to manage gas prices. The national average price for a gallon of regular-grade gas on Thursday is $3.319, a week ago the price is $3.270 , according to AAA.
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Homestead Exemption Informational Meetings
Have you ever checked into Homestead Exemption?? It is a great program that offers tax relief for homeowners in Nebraska. You must be 65 as of January 1, 2024 and be a homeowner. The amount of assistance determined is based on your income and could be any percentage from 10% all the way to 100%.
Superior launches scalping screen for large feed sizes
Superior Industries introduced a heavy-duty scalping screen to its lineup of Guardian horizontal screens. According to Superior, the new scalping screen handles a maximum feed size of 18 in. The screen surpasses Superior’s medium-duty predecessor, which maxes out at 14 in. The heavy-duty scalping screen is equipped with a...
Tatro Chiropractic donates $408 to Fairbury Booster Club
FAIRBURY, Neb. -- Tatro Chiropractic in Fairbury donated $3 for every three pointer made by the Jeffs and the Lady Jeffs in the season. The total number of three pointers made was 136 on the season, adding up to $408. Two of the players that were recognized from the teams...
Doniphan-Trumbull clinches its third straight state appearance with district final win
DONIPHAN, Neb. -- The Doniphan-Trumbull Cardinals defeated the Fillmore Central Panthers 71-51 Tuesday to head to the state tournament for the fourth time in five years. The Cardinals were led by their leading scorer, Sophomore Jack Poppe, who had 23 points, along with Senior Jaden Williams with 14 points. The...
Search warrant of Fairbury leads to arrest of two
FAIRBURY, Neb -- On Thursday evening, the Jefferson County Sheriff's Office conducted a search warrant of a residence at 818 9th Street in Fairbury. Officers discovered multiple drugs inside the home including suspected THC wax, methamphetamine, marijuana, and a weapon. Two occupants within the residence, 62-year-old Spencer Fentress of Fairbury,...
Dundy County-Stratton State Tournament Bound
(Oxford,NE) - The Dundy County-Stratton Tigers took on the Sutton Mustangs in the Class D1 District Final from Southern Valley High School on Tuesday night with a trip the the Boys State Basketball Tournament on the line. DCS would become very patient on offense something the Tigers haven't typically done this season and the change paid off for the Tigers as DCS rolled to a 46-33 win over Sutton to punch their ticket to the State Tournament for the 3rd consecutive year. DCS now 22-5 on the season and ended Sutton's season at 14-11 overall. Dundy County-Stratton will play on Thursday, March 7th. DCS will now await the official word from the NSAA on who they will face in the Class D1 boy's state high school basketball tournament.
Featherlite Adds Transporter Service Center
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. — Featherlite Trailers, the official trailer of NASCAR, has announced a new strategic partnership with Superior Trailer Solutions as its newest Featherlite Authorized Transporter Service Center. With this partnership, Featherlite is strengthening its commitment to quality service, not just on the track, but also in service...
Today the gas price is close to $2.99 in Geneva as of 2024-02-26. Find the available station near you.
Photo from Unsplash and unrelated to the city. For most people, it is a constant necessity of life to manage gas prices. The national average price for a gallon of regular-grade gas on Monday is $3.264, a week ago the price is $3.279 , according to AAA.
The total snowfall Thayer County got in January
Stacker compiled data on the snowfall that Thayer County, Nebraska received in January 2024 using data from the National Centers for Environmental Information
Traffic stop leads to drug charges
FAIRBURY, Neb -- On Thursday at 12:30 p.m., the Jefferson County Sheriff's Department conducted a traffic stop on the corner of 9th and F in Fairbury. During the stop, the deputy located controlled substances and drug paraphernalia inside the vehicle. The driver, 23-year-old Makela Grable of Marysville, Kansas, and passenger,...
Tabitha Offers a Variety of Support Groups in March
Tabitha, Nebraska’s industry-leading Senior Care provider, offers a variety of support groups throughout Hall, Hamilton, Merrick, Clay, Buffalo, Kearney and surrounding counties. Helpful for many people processing their grief, grief groups give participants the opportunity to connect with others who are experiencing kindred feelings of loss. Tabitha offers several...
Highschool Basketball | 23 February Overton Girls Game Notice
The Overton Girls Basketball team will have a Tournament game with Lawrence-Nelson(Nelson, NE) on 23 February, 2024, 6 PM. As of now, Eagles has won 19 games and lost 6 games, and the winning rate is 0.76.
Local Oak Knoll Photography Students Shine at Regional Exhibition
Oak Knoll School has been active in various artistic activities recently. Nine photography students had their work displayed at the Hostetter Gallery’s Twenty-eighth Annual Student Photography Exhibition in late February. The exhibition featured nearly two hundred photographs from 10 high schools in the region, including digital and traditional film-based prints.