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Fairbury Journal News (Newspaper) - April 10, 1990, Fairbury, NebraskaTwo sections a 20 pages. Rus supplements 3fatrburu 3a�rttal-i5 of spa. A a \ a a Iol v Cut a by Telephone 729-6141 two issues each week tuesday and Friday 1. We Ltd Quot 516 fifth str v�o0 o single copy 354 a it 94th year Fairbury Jefferson county Nebraska 68352 tuesday april 10, 19. Number 3 during the recent Pounders Day programs at Fairbury a elementary schools three people were honoured with honorary lifetime memberships in the Nebraska Congress of parents and teachers association Pat. Honorary life memberships Are awarded to individuals in recognition of outstanding service on behalf of children and youth. Selected to receive the Pat membership from Jefferson intermediate was Shirley Sweetser. Sweeter came to Fairbury from the Hebron area 10 years ago and has been involved with Pat since Sweetser has been a representative at West school was a room Mother for several years and has been a representative at Jefferson intermediate for two years. In the past Sweetser has been a girl scout Leader and was involved with head Start for about 10 years. In receiving the award Sweet ser said it took her Fay Surprise. A they were sneaky about getting the Sweetser a husband Calvin works at american Micro Trace in Fairbury. They have six children including Brum who is 18 and is in the marines Jeff who is 16 Stacy who is 15 misty who is 13 Holly who is 10 and Cody who is 4. While not working outside of the Home Sweetser does do babysitting. In her spare time she enjoys co poning and refunding. Selected to receive the life membership from East school was Frena Rogge. Rogge has been a member of Pat for six years getting involved when her oldest sons started school she started in Pat at East and served As co president and vice president. She is currently the East representative for the City Pat Council a is serving As vice president. With a father who was in the air Force Rogge travelled around a lot As a child. A this is the longest in be Ever Kved in one place for 10 1/2 years a Rogos said. Rogge taught k-12 made my Pasesa turn to a w3a Bonhan to reopen of time ju8t a is the word of reopening of the Bonham theater which waa damaged by fire Thor Day Evenmo Gnu a i rash owner of the Bonham said it probably will open again but at what time will depend on How Long it will take to restore it. A a in a meeting with insurance people this week and will know More after i talk with them Quot rash said. Rash said the take a Hifa tors Mist be. Theater by and fire people toe if it is up to standards before opening. Farmers eligible for Loans farm operators in Thayer and Jefferson counties who have suffered severe physical losses because of Toreado a pm it May be eligible for credit assistance from the Farmers Home administration Omha Gary Marhenke said recently. Effective March 29, pm Loans May be made available to any applicant with qualifying physical loss. This approval is limited to applicants who suffered severe physical losses Only. La qualify for an pm loan an applicant must be an family farm operator provide evidence of having suffered a county voters to meet candidates forum also scheduled voters will have an Opportunity to be informed on the issues and meet the candidates before this years local election. The Fairbury chamber of Commerce will sponsor a meet the candidates session and also Host a Public forum on Thor Day april 26, in the Community Buik Hng starting at 7 pan. Candidates running for the Fairbury City Council Jefferson county commissioners Little Bine natural resource District and District 8 school Board Are invited to attend. Following the candidate meeting a forum will be held at 8 p cd. To present the Public with an Opportunity to ask questions on the be propos Iti the primary election on May 15. Voters will be voting on three propositions including renovation of the existing swimming Pool facility imposing a 1 percent sales tax and establishing a lottery. Forum speakers will include Bui Abts from the league of Gary yank from Crete and Roger Sirach from the department of Revenue. Hie chamber is not taking a stand an any Issue but is acting As a vehicle to present the Public with Correct information through qualified Persona on the Panal Mike Barry chairman for the event will serve As Moderator for the forum. Qualifying physical loss be unable to obtain suitable credit from a source other than Omha. The damaged or destroyed physical property must be essential to the successful operation of the farm to qualify for a physical Loes loan. Omha Loans covering actual physical losses May be used to replace equipment livestock or buildings including Home lost through tins disaster. Currently the interest rate for these Loans is 4.5 percent. The maximum physical loss Loans will be determined by subtracting All compensation for disaster losses provided by any other source from the value due to the actual physical loss caused Fay the storm. Marhenke asked that those Farmers needing farm credit As a result of Tornado damage which occurred on March 13, and who think they buy be eligible for Omha assistance can obtain applications for assistance at the Omha Fairbury county office located at 508 c St. The final Date for making application is nov. 29. Boca Board to moot the Board of directors of Blue Valley Community action inc., will meet the Day april 17, at 7 30 . At the Seward civic Center room 2, in Beward. The Public is invited to attend. Agendas Are available upon request. Many tenants voice complaints Over heating Over 40 people were in attendance when the Fairbury housing authority held their monthly at Parkview Manor Mon meet Gat Day night much of the discussion at the meeting entered around problems residents of Parkview have been experiencing with their heating systems. Many of the residents complained about their apartments being cold As a result of problems that Are being experienced with the Hob water heating system at the High Rise. Residents said that Over the weekend their apartments were com turning Jarm Faifai up did nothing to solve the problem. According to several people in attendance one resident even left their apartment to stay with relatives because of the Lack of heat. Quot i done to want anybody getting cold in their apartment or anywhere else for that matter a said William Panec Board chairman. A we have to get the heating system to where its along with talking about solving the heating problems now Board members also discussed seeking Cap funding through housing and Urban development Hud to upgrade or Poe Wibly replace the current he tag system. In other business the housing authority Board received a letter from Roger Massey manager of the Hud Omaha office regarding a possible conflict of interest because Marvin Engel serves on both the Fairbury City Council and housing authority Board. Lyle Koenig of Hebron attorney for the housing authority has been directed to answer Massey a letter. Received a letter from Charlie Hill director of the housing management division in the Rudomaha office regarding approval of actual modernization Cost certificate far a modernization project involving the roof at Parkview. Received a letter from Mont Gomery elevator co., suggesting a Hatch Dean Down an the elevator equipment at Parkview be Yuwu the Board voted to approve the project at a contracted Price of $1,097 with Montgomery elevator co. Received a letter from David Darrah chief of the assisted housing management Branch of a the Rudomaha office regarding the new procurement policy requirements. Received a letter from Richard Helvey chairman of the Nebraska Nahro commissioners committee regarding the Nahro regional conference to be held in Omaha in april the Board voted to pay the expenses including lodging food and travel for Glenda Junker executive director to attend Tbs meeting. A heard the report of the boards financial situation. Reviewed and approved the revised budget for Tbs fiscal year ending june 30,1990. A heard a report that there Are currently 13 vacancies including six efficiency apartments at Parkview Manor. A heard a report that the Energy window Grant has been sent to Hud for approval the Board decided to further disc Aas the Grant at the May meeting. A discussed the solicitation and proposals for the annual audit. A discussed requirements made by the state fire marshal after a recent inspection. Chandra which will have to be made include the in of Cir Long of fire doors on each floor. The Board has been Given until May 1 to make the necessary changes. A bedded to wait until the May 1 meeting to act on a Resolution j adopting the new procurement policy. A tuned a request for the use of a used refrigerator Over to the a tenants committee. A discussed items which May be included in the budget for the next fiscal year. A heard from Polly Van Rempel former executive director who questioned some of the comments. Panec had made 4ft a kiwanis meeting which was reported in the March 20 Issue of the Fairbury journal new s. To sponsor clinic children from Nebraska Kansas Iowa and South Dakota who need help with bums Bone or muscular problems will be examined at a shrines Hospital clinic at the Jefferson county Hospital in Fairbury from 10 . To 2 . On april 20. Doctors from the twin cities shrines Hospital in Minneapolis will examine the children for treatment at that or other shrines hospitals. Shrines hospitals for crippled children Are open to any child regardless of race or religion under 18 years of age whose parents or guardians Are unable to pay the medical care offered. There is no charge to the patient or Parent for anything received at a shrines Hospital in addition to bum injuries shrines hospitals treat Bone or muscular problems such As cerebral put Lay curvature of spine scoliosis spinal openings Spina Bifid Brittle Bone disease Osteogenesis imperfect residuals of polio juvenile arthritis Chib feet missing limbs a congenital anomalies and dwarfism. Emmett Scott potentate of sesostris shrine Temple Lincoln said appointments Are not required for this clinic and any children who appear will be examined. However prior appointments Are appreciated. Scott said that sesostris shrine Temple is sponsoring this clinic but anyone May sponsor a child a attendance. Gone Huntin enjoying the Nice weather on saturday afternoon several area youngsters took the Opportunity to visit with the easter Bunny and Hunt for easter eggs during the annual Fairbury Jaycees egg Hunt journal news photos by Denise Dur funded three earn Pat awards

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