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Commissioners condust business (Continued from Page 1~ Webh discussed tile Jewcll Com- munity Center tax cxemptiort applica- tion. He requested a heaii I~ sO the State Board of Tax Appeals couM di- rect him on the correct percentage and dollars to be exempt. Webb said some of the facility will be exempt and sume will be taxed and that decision is made by the State Board of "Fax Appeals as they are the only ones who have the authority to exempt property. The Mitchell County Rural Water District No. 3 grant pr0iect was signed. The UMB Bank credit card appli- ~ation was signed. Commissioners re- quested the county clerk ",end a letter to The Oeweil County Commissioners Jewetl County, Kan. have allowed and paid the following payrolls and bills for the Quarter ending December 31,2002. Satadas: General Oct, 3rd $36,316.74 Oct. 31 st $35,477 89 Nov. $38,32833 Dec $39,34868 Public Health Oct. 3rd $7,450 85 Oct 31st $7,037 I7 Nov $7,784 96 Dec $9,140 94 Appraiser Oc! 3rd $4,52323 Oct 3~sl $4,444 43 Nov $4,58232 Dec $4,57444 Road and Bridge Oct. 3rd $51,921 91 Oct. 3tst $50,13292 Nov $52,40745 Dec. $52,908.00 Noxious Weed OCt 3rd $2,39248 Oct 31st $2,43072 Nov $2,459 40 Dec $2325 56 Solid Wasle Oct. 3~cl $4,30770 Oct, 31st $4,500 53 Nov $4,454 04 Dec $4,376 91 Ambulance Oct 3~d $! 1,255.50 Oct. 31st $10,881.92 Nov, $10,t14.75 Dec. $11,13374 /oarlng Acount: KS BC/BS Oct. $22,347.74 Nov. $22.162.08 Dec. $23,62976 Jw. Co. Flex Plan Ocl. 3rd $383 84 Oct. 81 st $38384 Nov $38384 De(: $38384 KS BC/BS - Denial Oct $807 50 Nov $80750 Dec $90950 KPERS Oct. 3rd $2,886 17 Oci 31sl $2,877.81 Nov $2,914 72 Dec $2,95873 KPERS4impI. Oct. 3rd $4,266,17 Oct 31st $4,25287 Nov. $4,30530 Dec $4,36461 Nationwide Retire. Od 3rd ~ 51 04 Oct 31 st $1,971.04 Nov $1,97i .04 Dec $! ,93483 Fed W/H Oct 3rd $8,43812 Oct 31si $8,23i.87 Nov $8,420 86 Dec $9,44897 KS WtH Oc! 3~d $2,89628 Ocl, 3!sl $2.820.06 Nov $2,880 72 Dec. $3,19861 Social Security Oct. 3rd $t 7.945 32 Oct 31st $17,52! 84 Nov $i8,225.58 Dec $18,8(4 16 Central United Life Od $10152 Nov $101 52 Dec $10!,52 Conseco Heallh ins Oct $408 O0 (Capitol American) Nov $408.00 Dec, $40800 Colonial Life Oct $95 51 Nov $9551 Dec $95 51 Nat't Travelers Life eel $t~01,64 Nov $601 64 Dec $72498 AFLAC Dec $902. ?0 Clerk of District CT Oct. 3rd $581 68 Oct 3Ist $58168 Nov $612.52 Dec $581 68 Ameripride Oc! 3rd $33770 Oct. 31s1 $35800 Nov $34825 Dec $362 ?5 3rd Quarter Unempl. Od $1,126.49 Bills: General Oct. $24,308.78 Nov. $22,41323 De(: $23,27577 Public Health Od $1,030.57 Nov $5,38059 Dec $9,67&92 Appraiser Oct. $421.33 Nov $754.42 Dec $3,687,03 Road and Bridge eel $25,34034 Nov. $40,326.54 Dec. $297,22916 Spedal Bridge 0,'4 $14,707.50 Dec, $2,527 80 Noxious Weed Ocl $2266.39 Nov. $4,123.18 Dec. $1&981.53 Solid Waste Oct. $15,013.68 Nov. $9,788.10 Dec. $4,82222 Ambulance Oct. $3,709,55 Nov. $2,96095 Dec $2724,86 Ernpbyee Benefits Dec $2,150.61 Tower Fund Oct. $2,28555 Nov. $44.34 Dec. $5036 9-1-I Fund Ocl $62824 Nov. $29545 Dec $53945 Spec, Hwy. Improv. Dec $5419.81 LEPCOcl. $5838 Nov. $303.09 Hardy Rural Fire Dec. $5,075.40 Rod Technology Dec. $157.50 TotaL" $1,264,626,99 A detailed statement of expenditures is available for public inspection at the County Cierk'~ office each department concerning credit card tlSe. (Jail Bartley, weed director, re- viewed the annual rep:>rt for 2002 and changes to the Weed Management Annual Plan for 2003. Commissioners 4gned the progress report and the an- nual plan. Don Snyder is working on the mitigation plan for disaster. He ad- vised commissioners of a bid-terror- ism workshop at Belleville. Annual dues of $1,540 to the North Central Kansas Regional Planning Commission were approved for pay- lnenl. Jim Hedstrom, Cellular One, dis- cussed the possibility of changing county celhdar service from Alltel to CclMar One. He had submitted a plan and reviewed it with the sheriff, EMS and clerk. Waugh advised it was the consensus of the department supervi- sors not to change service at this time. One of the boilers is broken down. I'he fire escape ladders are on each floor. l)oyle Alcorn reported Oil the KWORCC meeting he attended last week Stanley Cotson reported on the Slralegic Plan meeting he attended. The plan will need to be updated in 2005 so the group is working on change to update it. Frank Langer had a con- fcrence call meeting for the Twelfth Judicial District. Commissioners and clerk attended a joint meeting at Smith Center with Smilh County Commissioners, County Clerk and Highway Administrator. They discussed an e-mail from Mitch- ell County stating the seven county area sanitarian, Robert Rust, is ending his employment and the need to ap- point someone. Other topics discussed: road main- lenance agreements for county lines; Osborne County status on HHW; eco- numic development; County Govern- ]nent Day; writing a letter to legisla- lure concerning loss of demand trans- fers to the cotmties; 5-year state plan for projects; ambulance runs and col- lections: short ffdepartment operations; bid-terrorism plans and emergency preparedness director for'Mitchell, Osborne and Smith Counties. A joint meeling will be March 24 at Jewell County. The Clerks office has been updat- ing payroll records and getting W-2s and 1099s out. They have been com- pleling salary surveys requested by olhcr entities. Waugh,reports several fi l i n gs for l he upcoming city and school elcdion April I. A primary is not necessary for any of the cities or schools in .lowell County this year. New members were inducted into Jewell High School National Honor Society recently. Members of the group are (standing) Sarah Birdsell, Shannon Snell, Amy Waterman, Lisa Schwerman, Patrick Faulkner, Chandra Brey, Mitch Matter, Laura Butts, Caleb Ramsey, Ashley Lienberger, Jacob Greene, Darcie Gibson, Hank Kummer, Joel Knarr, Scott Dooley, (kneeling) Julie Joel, Lacey Bartsch and Tracy Bohnert. Jewell building Jewe.imtmtesHigh10 NHS Ten Jewell High School students weathers 80 years w+indticted into National Honor Society recently at a breakfast for in- ductees, their parents, present mere- (Continued from Page 1 ) Chas. Schafer, made the introductions. A tour of the building was then con- ducted. The new curtain for the stage drew "enthusiastic comments." Valuation of the district was set at $5,191,800 with an area of 89 7/8 square miles. The number of high school pupils attending school at the new facility was 157 and there were nine faculty members; Ruth Dessinger, Robert Yinglin~, Kathrvn Ziose. C.L. Mathews, Mary Brachett, John Gil- bert, Edyth Stark, Faith Carpenter. The school yearbook, '"]'he Orange and Black," in the second volume, fea- tured photos of the new school house." The school was rated an "A" school by the State Department of Education and it offered three courses of study,nor- mal training, college preparatory and general coursek" The first seniors to graduate from the new building and new district were Merle Barb, Hazel Elliott, Lloyd Hutchison, Nell Shively, Helen James, Bertha Peterson, Helen Wherry, Alice Beeler, Delbert Denton, J aneva Strohm, Marion Harrison, Fay McCollough, Helen Berry, Laura Oplinger, Jake Faubion, Helen Jordan, Avis Ham, Ruth Draine, Fern Widrig, Louise Glick, Harold Sanders, Hazel Gray, Ferne Elyea, Clyde Babb, Bernice Horn. Emma Henninger, Clarence Cordell, Elta Gadding, Gladys Fenner, William H'askins, Mildred Kelsey. Clementine Kent, l.ouis Peck, Ellen Harbert, Faye Alcorn. Two additions made The building has undergone two major additions. In 1961 an addition included a gym, student lounge, band roonl, lockers, wood shop and vo-ag classrooms. The latest addition was constructed in 1998 when a technology bib was constructed on the west side of lhe building, allowing for conlputer and mediaclassrooms, theatre and rest room facilities. Other changes came in student population when Jewell and Randall consolidated in 1967 and high school students from both communities came to the building. Four years ago the junior high students came from the school building at Randall and were added to the high school population and it became Jewel l Jr-Sr High School. Americans were not the only na- tionality represented ~t~nont~ the sol- diers at Valley l'orce dut~lg the wmler encampment of 1777-177~,lhcn. as now. America help from fl~rcign sym- pathetic to our cause. Three notable outsiders who helped Washington and the Continental Army were Barons Johann DcKalband Friedrich Wilhehn van Steuben, both Germans, and the Marquis de Lafayette, a Frenchman. bets of NHS and faculty. National Honor Society members nmst show development in scholar- ship, service, leadership and character. A student must maintain a 3.5 grade point average, complete an individual service project, participate in the group NHS service project, show leadership by their participation in organizations and demonstrate good character. Ginna Sharp, school counselor, is advisor tk)r tile group. New members inducted were Amy Waterman, Lisa Schwerman, Patrick Faulkner. Chandra Brey, Mitch Mat- ter, Laura B tiltS. Caleb Ramsey, Ashley Lienberger, Jacob Greene and Darcie Gibson. ALL ABOARD The Valonhinc Neb 402.879-3291 111 E. M~in Mankato, Nan. 785-378-3191 Departing from The Newspaper Depot "Express" Your love to a special child by placing his or her photograph in The Valentine Express! Deadline to Board The Valentine Express Friday, Feb. 7 To Get Aboard The Valentine Express: Send or deliver a cute photograph of your child to either The Superior Express or Jewell County Record offices (we promise to return it unharmed) Include with picture name and age of child, name and address of parents and name and address of grandparents Cost is ONLY $7 Hurry Now! The Last Day is Friday, Feb. 7 Thursday, January 30, 2003 JEWELL COUNTY RECORD ~ JE Courthouse News J( Jewell County Register of Deeds General warranty deed. Lawrence C. Bouray and Margaret Estaline Bouray to Margaret Estaline Bouray, trustee of the Margaret Estaline Bouray Revocable Trust. The SE 1/4 of Sec- tion 24; and S 1/2 SE 1/4 of Section 13 all in Township IS, Range 6W. Filed Quit claim deed. Ronald D. Smith to Ronald D. Smith and Carla S. Smith. A tract of land in the NW 1/4 of Section 30, Township 4S, Range 7W. District Court Probate Estate of Irene Ross, order of hear- ing. Criminal State of Kansas vs. Steven R. Schmidt, Jewell. Offense: domestic battery. Arrest 1-7-03. Fish and Game State of Kansas vs. Andrew Pumphrey, 17,Mankato. Offense: four counts hunting deer without valid tag or permit. Misdemeanor. Limited Civil Gas N Shop vs Dennis W. Bohnert, Jewell. Traffic State of Kansas vs. Tyler L. Roesti, 18, Mankato. Count I, driving while under the influence of alcohol. Count II, purchase or consumption of alco- holic beverage by a minor. Misde- meanor. Defendant-pied not guilty. Traffic Bonnie K. Kohn, Mankato, speed- ing 82/65, fined $131 and diversion. Dennis Paul Manning, Esbon, seat belt violation, $10. James A. Barton, Dighton, speed- ing 88/65, fined $176. Aaron A. Oehmke, Palmer, Speed- ing 76/55, fined $158. Accidents Jan. 24 at approximately 8:20 p.m. on Highway 36 four and one-half miles west of the Jewell-Republic Cod'he line in Jewell County, Katie Joyce Bilh ers, Formosa, driving a 1990 Clapt, car, was attempting to make a leftttUd , when Linda Ann Morgan, St. Cha~cor, Iowa, driving a semi, attempted tOl~ The semi struck the Bowers vehicl! ,~ the rear. Bowers, Morgan and Bastt'he H. Sabouni, Wichita, a passengetlohr the Bowers vehicle, were all tr~er. ported to Jewell County Hospital.i~ent Jan. 26 at approximately 2:15 ~aso Victor Urbaniak, Mankato, drivi~oin 1987 Nissan hit adeer at Jewell CofTre Road 160 3.5 miles north from ttt~eol way 36. Accident investigate&dr Baird. Damages less than $500. lse Jan. 27 at approximately 9 a.m~ go Jewell County Road 160 7.7 L~tKya~ north from Highway 36, Betty J. ~ffo Mankato, driving a 1993 Honda, bwe control and ran off the road. Baird} go. the investigating officer. Dam|lfek more than $500. Objects damled4 were reflector and post owned by; ell County. Driver was taken I~y[Ma vate vehicle to Jewell County llfhel Health Clinic. , de ~!'ket rnan Mankato c ed Jaber . " , ," S, ~/L'rs where he had hip surgery .... jtral Jerry and Marjorie Mnrray /~lKlI ~ '-'" weekend in Kansas City visiting~h 19 son, Mark. ,!nd t Aletha Logan Jewcll County ~h . Term Care, was honored Sunday g: 1"~ ~e~yneTl~tmhanPtarwtY~l:~?:e85~1. . , bit~tr~t~la.e.m:.,n; y . ,,,... ily. Members of the White Rock Scholars Bowlteam are (back row)_ Jason Shipley, Brant Beam, Chris Hancock Manning, Nick Mizner, Caleb Frasier, Justin Hajny and Evan Boyles; (middle row) Crystal Nelsson, Erin Gal Lauren Jeffery, Chelsea Windmuller, Stefanie.Sawyer and Ashley Cline; (front) Megan Boyles, Candice Nava Garman and Kerry Waugh. Not pictured are Jeanell Tucker, Robyn Konen and Deanna Underwood, varsity team, Manning, Waugh, Konen, Tucker and Lauren Jeffery, will compete in regional competition Feb. 6 at L~he Farmway Credit Union Mankato Feb. 2 through Feb. 8 WHITE ROCK Tuesday, Feb. 4: High School Basketball vs Kensington at Esbon, 6:30 p.m. Friday, Feb. 7: ttigh School Basketball at Pike Valley (Courtland) 6:30 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 8: Middle School PTL Basketball Tournament at Mankato. MANKATO Monday, Feb. 3: High School JV Basketball Tournament at Mankato Tuesday, Feb. 4: High School Basketball at Cuba, Hillcrest, 4:30 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 8: Junior High Basketball PTL Tournament at Mankato. JEWELL Thursday, Feb. 6: Junior High Basketball at Jewell vs St. Johns, 4:30 JV. Friday, Feb. 7: High School Basketball at Cawker City. Saturday, ,Feb. 8: PTL Junior High Basketball Tournament at Mankato. Stop by and let us help you with: Visa Cash Advances, Safe Deposit Boxes, Money Orders, Official Checks, American Express Travel Checks, Credit Life Insurance, Credit Disability Insurance, Photocopies, Fax Service, Check Cashing, ATM Cards, 2 FCU ATM's in Beloit, Savings Bonds, Night Depository, Direct Deposits and Deductions, Payroll Deposits and Deductions, Notary Service, Share Certificates, Loans, Credit Counseling, Life Savings Insurance, Treasury Tax and Loan Depository, Drive Thru in Beloit, Voice Response Unit, Interne~ Member Access. DIRECTOR OF FINANCIAL SERVICES POSITION AVAILABL : i! Jewell County Hospital is seeking to hire Director of Financier Services-Human Resource Manager. , b"wge, Requirements: Bachelor's Degree in Business Administratio~sefl~ Accounting; Previous business office experience in hospit&'ad[ ' -~tllt: setting preferred, including computer proficiency; supervmoics experience required. Competitive wages, great benefit package. For more information p/ease call Deanna Freeman, Administrator, 78~-378-3~37 P/ease send resumes to." Jewell County Hospital 100 Crestvue, P.O. Box 327, Mankato, Kan. 66956 Attention: Deanna Freeman Lad ~Ko bin \ istina tedll Dints. hts, 1 ~inge Jlewell- d ll . J ool+:t!I February Calendar !lts at Feb. 1 - Youth for Music, Concordia, Honorary Band. , " Feb. 3 - Board of Education Meeting, 7:30 p.m. )w Feb. 5 - PTL Meeting at Concordia. Gille~ Feb. 6 - Junior High Basketball at Jewell vs St. Johns, 4:30 JV. point ~witt Regional Scholars Bowl. C"#~le Feb. 7 - FFA KSU Contest. High School Basketball at Cawker '~'t - Feb. 8 - PTL Junior High League Basketball Tournament at Manka"2 ~t'ter ~ Regional Piano Contest. ~fljyW Feb. 10 - PTLJuniorHighLeagueBasketballTournamentat Mank Staff School at 10 a.m ~.gs Fr Feb. 11 - High School Basketball at Jewell vs Downs, Feb. 12 FCCLA Spring Events, Abilene. [Ii~ Feb. 13 PTL Junior High League BasketbalITournament at Mank~ Feb. 14 Homecoming. High School BasketballatJewetlvs Manl~@we'- Feb. 15 - PTL Junior High League Basketball Tournament Finals [ I~I Mankato. State Scholars Bowl. Ope~ Feb. 18 - High School Basketball at Cuba. Feb. 19 - Bus Drivers Meeting, 2:30 p,m, Feb. 22 - State Piano. Feb. 24 - Basketball Regionals through this week, State Piano, Feb. 27 - FFA Aggie Day at Concordia, 8 a.m. Sponsored by Randall Farmers Coop and Jewell Branch Jewell, Kan. 785-428-3444 .. Randall, Kan. 785-739-2312