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Some areas of state Thursday, J~nuary 23, 2003 JEWELL COUNTY still suffer drought MRnknto boys beat So is Kansas still in a drought or Tipton, girls lose isn't it'? The Mankato Cougars defeated the P, etmrtcrsandotherweatherwatch- Tipton Cardinals 69-42 Jan. 14 at er~, h...ve been lying up the phone lines Tipton but the Lady Cougars went m 'v!ary Knapp's office wanting to down to defeat by a score of 63-44. know. Cougars vs. Cardinals II is very much a case of the have In the win over Tipton the Cougars and the have runs.'" said Kmtpp, who is had three players in double figures. the State otKansas Climatologist. "The Trevor Elkins scored 14 points, Ross southern third of the state, which has Jeffery 13 and Jason Stewart 12. Aaron ,seen repeated winter storms, received Zadina was good for 8 points. Cortney near normal to above H,~rmal moisture Alexander contributed 7 points and in December." Knapp said. Stuart Jonson had 6. Grey Zadina was Southwest Kansas has improved to good for 4 points. Chase Warne and 70 percent of nomlal prccipuation at Daniel Badger had 2 points each and the end of the year. I rom 45 percent of Nick Newell 1. normal at the end t)l July• Scoring for Ti pton were Greis 12, "In contrast, northwest Kansas. Smith 11, Murrow 8, Palen 4, Hake 3, which missed out oll much of the De- Krier 3 and May 1. comber moisture, only improved to 57' Lady Cougars vs. Lady Cardinals percent of normal precipitation by the Beth Gillett pumped in 28 points end of 2002 from 35 percent at the end for the Lady Cougars. Tiffany Jonson of July," said Knapp. whose office is and Sara Christie each contributed 6 on the campus of Kansas State Univer- points. Nicole Jeffery added 4 points. sity. Scoring in double figures forTipton March wilt be a critical mtmth, she were Gasper with 22 points and Doyle said. because even under the best of with 10. Streit and Hake each contrib- clrcumslances. Kansas typically does uted 9 points. Greis added 6 points. not receive much prec~pilauon m the Corpstein and Hollerith each scored 2 winter months. S~, even if snow or .... ~ points. rainfall is "normal" or "~bove nor- mal," normal is not that much, "'March searts the "wet season."" The give and go worked all night long for the Lawrence-Nelson Raiders. Sam Brockman (2) holds the ball on the low post after receiving the pass from point- St. John's defeats she said. and fav(n'abte moisture that guard Andrew Pohlmeier(4). PeterSpirk(~1)andan~therRaiderjamupthehighp~stareaandsetapick~ntheMankat~defender~StuartJensen(24)~Aar~n jekyll ~tl.ls9 boys begins then and c¢~mmues through theZadina (44) and Grey Zadina (10 defend the basket against Brockman's being able tq turn and head to the bucket. The Raiders defeated the Cougars 57- spring could quickly end the drought. 53 at Mankato Friday night. BeloitSt.John'sdefeatedtheJewell girls 61-52 and beat the Jewell boys Lawrence-Nelson'sR ?At this time. the long-range outlook ul i calls for equal chances of above nor- 39-26 Jan. 14 at Jewell (12) gets a layin for2 of her 1 mal. normal or below nt,rmal tools- Mankato In the girls' game, Amy Waterman in the 46 point rout over the ture." Barnes ends 20 year career paced the Lady Wildcats with l5 points Lady Cougars at Mankato For the year. Salma =eccived 13.79 ' I Shannon Snell followed with 11 points, night. inches in 2002. which was about 18 BarbaraandBillThomas, Mankato, Tracy Bohnert was good for 9 points inches or57percen, below normal, visited herbrother. PaulMcCammon custodian at White Rock and AshleyLienbe~gerhad8. Sarah Aurandreports Dodge 'City received 12.57 inches, and family, Kelli, Nathan and Joshua, as ,,~so,, scored 4 points, Megan Wil- 2003 Le which was about hall of the normal Spring, Texas. They made side trips to son 3 and LauraButts 2. . C. Fischer led the Lady Jays with 21 By Clay Aurand Beaumont and Galveston and visited According to Cliff Barnes. Burr thatlhavemadeanimprovement." He together after retirement. "I plan to pointsfollowedbyS.Niewaidwithl3. The 2003 Legislative 22.35 inches, theirdaughter, Jo Cavanaugh and tam- Oak. "I am retinng from the best job I hopes he can keep the job of watering ' come back up once in awhile tovisit H. Niewald and M. Ludwig contrib- gan this week with a new ht contrast. Wichita received 33.40 ily,Keith, Biily, andJennifer, Coleman. could have." the football field, sincehishouseisjust with the kids and teachers." inches of precip~tanon, about three Texas. Barnes will leave his 20-yearjob as across the road from the field, uted 8 points each. A. Fuller was good Governor and a new Speaker inchesor 10 percent above normal and Jessica McKay, Moundridge, vis- custodian at White Rock School, east Another of Barnes' interests is ~t Astohisplansforretirement, Barnes for 7 points. K. Schwerman and J. House. hopes to spend more time with Glennys Emerson scored 2 points each. With the recent budget Kansas City received 28.04 inches, ited the weekend with her grandpar- attendance center, Jan. 31 work and it shows in the numerous traveling, visiting family and attend- Intheboys' game, theJewellWild- most of the focus this down fi'om the average 35.51 inches. Besides ge~ral concern about the ents. Robert and Vonda Wakefield. "I love being around the kids and school spirit signs and lettering around ing the grandchildren's school activi- cats scored only 26 points. Jesse Wil- expect for the rest of the winter wheat crop and lake levcts, ntany Bert and Audrey Diamond had as that is what I will miss the most about the school. There is a painting of the ties. iiams was the only Wildcat in double been about the budget weekendguestsMarkandBeckyButts, this job," Barnes said. school mascot, an Eagle, on the gym The Barnes have four grown chil- figures with 11 points. Caleb Ramsey addition, urban observers arc c~nlcerned about Keamey, Nob.. and Erin Butts. Hays. landscaping. He began his custodial job in 198~ floor and drawings of rally posters dren; Diana and husband Jeff Ord, contributed6pointsandJoelKemmerer her first State of the Ward Upham. director of the K- Mark. Becky and Erin helped Gone as a full-time grade school custodian, often cover the walls. State Research and Exteusion Hc~rti- and June Butts. Jewell. celebrate their [n 1986 he was moved to the high Barnes is on duty clunng the school Maywood, Nob.; David and wife added 5 points. MarkPeters and Jonah spent much of the first weel cultureResl×mseCenter.said"Though 55th wedding anmversary. On Sun- school, taking the place ofCleo Morris day and at night for school activities. Tammy, RedCIoud; Danny, BurrOak; Stafford scored 2 points each. tomynewpositionasMajority: our trees and shrubs tlcm't lose as much (lay, Becky and Mark Butts, Richard who became the school maintenance He is there for non-school activities andDarin, Red Cloud. There are eight The Blujays were led by Ryan of the House. moisture during the winter as during Diamond and Rick Diamond weredin- man. held in the building. Setting up and grandchildren. Emerson with 9 points. Kerry Tiernan Afieronly a the summer, they still may lose enough nor guests of Bert and Audrey. After- Barnes well remembers tv, o long- taking down chairs in the gym for He also plans to redesign the large and Matthew Sahlfeld followed with 7 already hard at work shoring thai winter watt.ring is needed. Ever- noon callers were Ashley Diamond. time school custodians who had re- graduations, alumni banquet~, Mother- flowergardenintheBames' backyard, points each. Kyle Emerson and Mat- budgetary problems. In fact green plants arc especially sensitive. Derek Clark and Erin Butts. tired, Cliffbrd McCune and Red Bran- Daughter Banquet, and any other ac- He is a native ofRed Cloud, buthas thewPahlencontributed6pointseach, though money is in short su Normally. watering ahoutonceamonth Whitney Hurd attended Interna- don, telling him that he better like tivity at the school are also part of his made Burr Oak hig home since the late D.J. Stover added 3 points and Chris- are working " is recommended it il is a dry, warm tional Modeling and Talent Assocm- children to work at the job. Barnes job description. ",. 1950s and has taken part in planning tian Soler hit a free throw. Kansans and create a winter, ltisbesttowaterdeeply(about tionJan. 5to 12 in Los Angeles, Calif. agreed. "You are around the kids all Barnes doesn't believ'v'v~,,he will be and carrying out many community does not interfere with , at the same time providing 12 inches ~ so thai the majority of the She competed in 13 different competi- the time and for me,'its been great." • able to stay away from the ~chool all projects and celebrations. From Deanna's Desk services. root zone is moislened. 'I'll e depth of tions involving almost 500 girls in her He is on the second generation of watering can be checked b) pushing a division. Whitney placed fourth in students. "I enjoyed seeing kids start By Deanna Sweat, Extension Agent The Governor delivered wooden dowel or metal rod into tho rtmway swim wear and fourth in TV out in kindergarten and go into adult- gets to the legislature this soil.'" close-up. She l~eceived four call backs hood." Barnes has taken his interest in Carbon Monoxide Facts statutory budget desil from Power Mtxleling, Ikon Model- the students well beyond his hours on Carbon monoxide is an odorless sas law, and a "campaign" H News ing, Bonnie Young Agency and Model thejob. He and his wife often attend and invisible gas with the potential to The difference between the two Management. John Robert Powers ballgames at home and away. When kill quickly before anyone even sus- - Agency in Kansas City, is following he began hisjobthe schooldistrict was pects it is present. The gas is produced the Governor does not intend up on Whitney's call backs. Burr Oak, ai~! the ~ext yd~r, Burr Oak any time fue[~ bgt'~. ~ ) the I "~ Most al/Ph~s ~"ddSig~ecl to tions. Mankat~ Eager Beavers J consolidated with Esboi~alld became White Rock. Barnes believes the con- prevent dangerous levels of carbon While the' ..o.,,, FSA News solidation went well, particularly with monoxide from building up indoors, deliverin members revealed their New Year's . the students. But hazardous concentrations of the timely manner, I'm not sure resolutions when th% reel forthe Janu- By lira Peroutek, lowell County PSA Director He has worked under six superin- gas may be present when certain types wholeheartedl, dry meeting. A lolal of 13 members, tendents and six principals through the of equipment become damaged or are lacks the structural chan three leaders, two guests, and new "tag Farm Program (DCP) Signup years. His wife,Glennys, retired three used in a way the manufacturer didn't to balance our budget. In other' along" member. F~mmaMenhusenwere Pr~lucers areadvised tocall foran years ago as White Rock School dis- intend, ifwedon'tfocusonlon present., appointment to Sign into the DCP pro- trict clerk and superintendent's secre- Carbon monoxide kills hundreds of we'll be in this budget mess for The leader's report brought t¢~ at- gram as soon as possible, tory. Americans each year by interfering come. Despite our tentionthatthc]~cxt4-1tt't~tmcilmcet- lfyouhavequestionsregardingthe "I have seen a lot of teachers come with the ability of the body to use Governor does ~ ing Jan. 27. ldeus wore discussed for best Option for you to take give Jim a and go, as well as students," he said. ,~ oxygen. Young children, pregnant increase is not needed again the Tri-Cotmty 4-1t t.lav. I:~ntries are call tor a time to review your farm ~ women, the elderly and people with our problems. He has also seen many changes in the Includedin the Govemor'~ due Jarl. 22 provisions. You need to know which school building inch,ding replacing ~f "heart disease or respiratory problems A profit of $137 was made at the of the five options you wish to take most of the tile floors with carpeting; are especiallysusceptibletoitseffects, is a measure that cuts bake sale. when you sign up. If an option is not changing school colors after coasoli- The symptoms of carbon monoxide State Highway Fund, poisoning can be easily mistaken for for the Department of Social Family Fun Night. March 29 at the selected by you prior to April 1, you dation, which meant painting almost the flu" dizziness, headache, nausea, and, unfortunately, Mankato High School, was discussed, will automatically revert to Option 1. everything blue that was once green, chest pain and fatigue. When people ing to counties, which will be Members signed up for games to work Producers with a 2003 reconstitu- The biggest change was adding ~ are sleeping or when the concentration ment to rural counties andmadedecisionsaboulsellingraffle tion cann'ot signup at this time because computers to the scho61. He ex plains, of carbon monoxide in the airis very we're not yet sure how much t tickets for the dtmated i~ems to be the local office is locked out of the "When I started here, computers were ~~:'~ .~ high, people may be killed before they she is proposing to cut from l given away that evening. 2003 provisions at this time. FSAwas justcominginandtherewereprobably ~r~ experience any symptoms at all. Mitchell, Republic and Smith The program was presented by AJ. recently authorized to allow producers two or three. Now there is a computer ~ " ~ ~':~ ~ ties. it could lead those how to make a paper airplane that to carry this reconstitution over into for every student." ~. ~ raise local property taxes would actually Ily. ltealth and safety the 2004 year. This allows you to Barnes also recalls helping with the ~ ~ M¢Collough hosts the difference. was conducted hy Joseph who dis- complete a 2003 reconstitution at this moving after the consolidation At this point in the cussed how to stay healthy during the time by listing all parties involved for His duties include everything from J-Jalles Club work with the Governor on winter months. Recreation was play- each crop. If this process would be of cleaning to painting, inside and out- Cliff Barnes, Burr Oak, closes the door dan. 31 on his 20-year career as fair and equitable budget. It ing agamc on heads up 4-up. directed benefit to you let us know. side the school building. His favorite custodian at White Rook Schools, east attendance center. What he'll miss )an McCollough hosted the first tough, but with your input by Clara and,music appreciation was jobiswateringandtendingthefootball most, Barnes said, are the kids. club meeting of the new year at 8:30 climb out of this budgetary singing "Happy Birthday" to Joseph Nations, likeindividuals.muststand field. "t take a lot of pride in the way a.m. on Jan. 11. Eleven members an- Bauman and Rt~bbie Dean. for honor, fair play and law. the tbotbail field locks and 1 belier ....... We Print Newly elected officers for 2003 are: Parents as Kay Zimmer, president; Mary Ann By Amanda Anderson Shirts • Caps • Jackets • Banners • Signs Kibbe, vice president; Amy Arasmith, • 'E:lesnPai~t secretary and reporter; Betty Haveyourtoddlerdi National Farmers' Income ~Lq::)~r'lOf Publlshlrl~ Company Andreasen, treasurer; and Inez Clark, into a bowl ofwater and" T~[ 148 East Third, Superior, Nob. * 1-800-359-2120 historian, brown paper bag: ' After breakfast was served, Kay paper. Record Books ¢7.00___ , , , " Zimmerconductedthebusiness meet-ing. . KeepcrayonsCray°n Heiderormarkers I~I~II II~ ' " P,usr,x WHEN ~ A4etterwasreceivedfromtheBeloit ,ngoffthetabIewhen: F t ank|n th b Cut the hd off an e carton. N!EPEN NCE Correctional acili yth " g eciu ' ggPoke • ' nroiect Membershi~ sized holes tn the bottom of, I~IB~]~I~!/I Universal I DE mcmbea'sfor:lheircontdbutionstothe car!on upside-down._ h dues were collected and the 2003 club older. Insert crayons Or .: i . Record. Books IS ¥0UR GOAL| booklet reviewed . These tips. are from 'The Members were reminded of the Centered Child." '15;~,: ,I'" ~ phr~one 402P~7~ .~~1CO' ~ln ~~ upcoming FeE Panorama at the Jewell .~ 1 If sitting and standing is a challenge, Community Center on Feb. 20. Mary Reformers are always .r. a little lift goes a Iongway. AnnKibbe gave an informative pro- good at someone else's ex gram on long term care insurance. , , I~. 148 E. Th ird'-Superior, Neb. , FEATURING: The next meeting will be Feb. 8 at Its not necessary for a • Fulipowerli#andreclir/e the Sberilyn Kadel home. . clan to be a liar, but many are. andt . O ts/z /meate I NCIAL ,'- "~,1., Phone 785-378-3191 o$i¢ he ca /forpush SERVICES POSITION , =. "~ 111 E. Main-Mankato, Kan, button operation , ..' ," .. * Comes ~sidepoeketandarm end Jewell County Hospital is seeking to hire Director " "" " " " headcovers Services-Human Resource Manager. • .., • Great si#ing comfort andm/axation Requirements: Bachelor's Degree, in . • " O Accounting; Previous business office experience in "-- " .: ~ setting preferred, including computer proficiency; • The Reliance experience required. Competitive wages, great benefit package. ' ~"" Formom informationp/eose ca// • P/ease sendresumes to." Jewell County Hospital 106 N. Commercial Street • Mankato, Kan. 66956 ~ 100 Crestvue, P.O. Box 327, Mankato, Kan. 66956 785-378-3123 Attention: Deanna Freeman