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Forensics students at Mankato High School brougl~ Sylvan Grove, A tota! of 14 teams competed in Eaton, Amanda Black, Clara Collins and Sasha Elizabeth Wilson and Jessica Suderman; (front) MHS forensics second at Sylvan Grove The Mankau~ ltigh Sch~ol t:oren- sics team placed second out of 14 schools in their compclilive first meet of the season hcht Thursday at Sylvan Grove High School. Mitmeapotis fin- ished first and Beloi! third. The following sludents brought home medals: Informative speech, 1. Shawna Robbins. 4. ion Bingcsser. Extemporaneous speech, 4. Casey Newell; oratmn. ~ Jcnmdee Harris. Serious solo acl: I. Reba Liggett: 2. Shawna Robbins. lhJntorous solo act: 3 Sasha Roe: 5. Eli/abelh Wilson: 6. Gayle Wilson. Duct act ~ lcssica Eaton and Amanda'Black Other students lllal t,amc~pated were Clara Collins. huH~t)lOtls solo. Moriah Wagner. pr~,s~:: Brandy Burkhart and Kcl~cy 'line: duet act and Jessica Suderma,~ poetry. The next llleetH-~g ~,111 he Feb. 20. at Tipton. Bethany t,oc i~ ~,wll. CCCC offers c|asses A Medication Aide 1 'palate will be Feb. 21 and 22 al ('hind ( 'tmnly Com- munity College fiom ,'s a.m. 1(~4 p.m. 1I will be instrncted by Cindy Hyde. RN. and offers 15 ~.,mlact hotli-s ~.llv..l one college credit. ' Coming to terms, with end of life issues." a w'~rkshol~, ~.', set l ol March 20 from 8 a.m. to 4:3(1 pan. at IJncoln County Hospital, Lmcoh,, Kan. It will be instructed'by Rita Wollcnberg, RN, and offers eight corn acl h, mrs and one- half college credit Farmway Credit Union Mankato Feb, 9 through Feb. I WHITE ROCK Mondar. l.eb. I0" Middh" School PY'L Basketball Totlrtlainctll at Mankato. Thursday. Feb. 13: Middle Schm,/ l"'lY. Ba~'kctball Touri~g, me/tl ~it tltcztlkato. Friday, Feb. 14: High School BaSketball vs Hillcrest at Burr Oak. 6:30 p,m. SatUrday, Feb. I5: ? Middle School PTL Basketball Tournament at Mankato. High School Basketball at 1Ercott, 3 p.m MA NKA TO Monday, Feb. 10: Junior lligh Basketball PTL "l)]11rno/netlt ttt ~'latlkclto, Tuesday, I,eh. 11: High School Basketball at Mankato vs 5"t. Joht 'S Beloit. Thursda}. Feb. 13: Junior High Basketball P71, Toutrtament at Mankato. Friday, Feb.l 4: ~igh School Basketball at Jewell. Saturda3., Feb. 15: Junior High Basketball PTL Tournament at Mankato. JEWELI_ Monday. Feb 10: I'I7. Jmtior tligh Basketball "lkmrfmment at Mankato. Tuesday. Feb t 1 High School Basketball at Jewell vs Downs. Thursday, Fcb. 13: PTL Junior High Basketball Tournament at Mankato. Friday, Feb. 14: High School Basketball at Jewell vs Mankato. Saturday. Feb. 15: PTL Junior ttigh Basketball Tournantent /'inal:; at Mankato. Stop by and let us help you with: Visa Cash Advance~. Sale 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 DepotsiI0ry Drive Thrt~ in Belo~t, Voice Response Unit, Internet Member ACcess. Whitemound B.uil~,rs The regular m~thlyi~{~tmg of the Whitemound Bull[tiers ~::H ClUb'waS held Jan. 26 at the Burr Oak Fire Hall. Cole Modlin, president, called the meeting to order with reciting the pledge of allegiance. Kendra Kriley, secretary, reported the minutes of the last meeting were not available. Thir- teen members, two leaders, five par- ents and one guest answered the roll call of "What is your 4-H goal.'?" A treasurer's report was given. Leader' s reported that raffle tickets for Family Fun Night will be sold at White Rock home basketball games. There will not be any further horticul- .ure and photography judging contests held at the Kansas State Fair because of budget cuts. The horticulture and photography judging is now associ- ated with the Wichita Garden Show. The next meeting date was changed to Feb. 9. Play practice for the tri- county 4-H Day will begin at 3 p.m. and the meeting will start at 4 p.m. Council report was given. The corn-" mmees were announced for the Fam- ily Fun Night. There was a walk-in judging contest from 5 to 6:30 Jan. 27 at the courthouse. The previously tabled motion the club hold a fund-raiser was tabled until the next meeting. Fruit plates will be assembled at the next meet~g. Each 4- H member is to being $3 to g5 of fruit or ~tems for the Valentine fruit plates for the elderly. Reciting the 4-H Pledge closed the meeting. soon ... ividualized custom trophy recently in a competition at (back row, left to right) Jessica Shawna Robbins, Jon Bingesser, ' Newell and Modah Wagner. Je ell Co. students second in contests Michelle Snell of Jewell Middle School is the second place winner in the 6th District in the Patriot's Pen Essay Contest sponsored by VFW Post 7830 and its Auxiliary. Locally shee received a $100 savings bond and will receive another $100 for her second place district finish. She will receive this at the 6th District Spring Conven- tion luncheon April. 27 at Russell. The theme for the essay was "My Pledge to America." Megan Boyles, high school student at White Rock School, is the second place department winner for her entry in the Young Volunteer of the Year contest, locally Megan received a $50 savings bond and will receive another $150 savings bond for her second place finish in the department. This award is sponsored by the Auxiliary to the VFW Post 7830 and recognizes teens be- tween the age of 12-15 for their in- volvement in community, church and schools. From Deanna's Desk By Deanna Sweat, Extension Agent Rolling stacks of old newspaper into logs for home fires this winter seems sensible, but it may not be worth the effort, said Kansas Sate University's Bruce Sean. "The main considerations are safety and the quality of your wood-burning JC Resouce Council elects officlers The first annual meeting of the Jewell County Resource Council was held last Tuesday, at 10:30 in the meet- ing room of the Jcwell County court- house. The meeting was called to order by Thadd Hinkle, president. Nancy Spiegel, secretary, called roll with Shirley Varney, Steph Barrett, Lesa Peroutek, GaryTordrup, the Rev. Laura Flicker, the Rev. Ken and Lila Smith, Stan Colson, Mike Waite, Deanna Sweat, and Patricia Bird present. An- nual financial report was presented by Lesa Peroutek and accepted by the group. Committee reports included updates of the Parents as Teachers program with Amanda Anderson, county edu- cator providing programming for 18 youth and 16 families in Jewell County. Laurie Pitts, director of the Regional Prevention Center for North Central Kansas, Salina, has been contacted about details of the Communities that Care survey. She plans to attend a resource council meeting. Reports of business meetings will be submitted to the local newspaper to increase public aw,'u:eness of the coun- cil activities and programs. A commit- tee was formed to plan ways to inform the public and to begin planning a fund-raising eventnext fall. Committee members are Steph Barrett, Shidey Varney, Nancy Spiegel, and Deanna Sweat. The committee will today (Thursday) in Jewell. Officers elected to serve during 2003 are Thadd Hinkle, president; Shirley Varney, vice president; Nancy Spiegel, secretary; and Lesa Peroutek, treasurer. The council meets regulary on the second Tuesday of each month. The next meeting will be at 11 a.m. Tues- day at the Buffalo Roam, Mankato. All Jewell County residents are invited to attend. Jagger was leading wheat variety planted last fall - According to the Kansas Agricul- tural Statistics Service, Jagger was the leading variety of what seeded in Kan- sas for the 2003 crop. Accounting for 45.2 percent of the ttate' s wheat, Jagger increased 2.4 points from a year ago and was the most popular variety in seven of the nine districts. Jagger made the biggest gain in the South Central District. The Kansas State Universitymaintain~d variety 2137 ranked second overall,~th 13.3 percent of the acreage. It ranked'first in oiae district and second in five. TAM 110 moved up to third position, and increased .8 points from last year. Karl and improved Karl moved down to fourth place with 3.2 percent of the acreage. The Oklahoma State University maintained variety 2174 equipment," said Snead, an extension moved down to fifth place with 3.1 specialist in r~sidential energy ......... ,, .~ ,.. : percent ot me state s acreage, t~a many stove manuractu warn .' .... r~,, 107 held sixth place with 2.3 percent. against usxng paper or artmcmHbgs as Dominator moved upto seventh pl~; fuel. Burning large amounts of paper with 2.2 percent. can fo,.d catalytic combustors in some stoves." If you do roilold papers, no not use any multicolor paper or magazines, he adds. Plus, the chemicals in printed materials may be harmful to the flue when burned or may add to creosote buildup. Newspaper logs should be as dry as wood for burning. Keeping them dry means giving them more protec- tion from the weather than wood. "When they get wet, getting news- papers dry enough to burn may not be so easy," Snead said. " Dr. David Halsted Board Certified Urologist Will be seeing patients Wednesday, Feb. 12 at 120 N. Mill in Beloit, Kan. Dr. Halsted specializes in general medical and surgical urology, over active bladder problems, kidney stones, including locally performed lithotripsy and microwave themi~)thbr~tpy prostate treatment for BPA. an appointment |-742-0036 David Halsted, M.D. - Urologist Nebraska Urology Center, P.C. Ike moved down to eighth place, with 2.1 percent. New to the top ten is Trego, a hard white, ranking ninth with 1.8 percent. KSU-maintained variety 2163 remained in the top ten with .8 percent. Acres planted with multiple variet- ies blended together were not included in the rankings by variety. Blends ac- eount~i for 12.8 percent of the acres planted state wide and were used more extensively in the north central and central parts of the state." Out of the total state acres planted with blends, 98.6 percent had Jagger in the blends and 77.0 percent had 2137 in the blend. All hard white varieties accounted for 2.7 percent of the state's acreage. Trego was the leading hard white variety, accounting for 67 per- cent oLthe state's white wheat. The majority of the white wheat was planted in the western third of the state. Thumday, February 6, 2003 JEWELL COUNTY RECORD 4A Participants in Scholars Bowl at Jewell High School are (back row, left to right) Caleb Ramsey, Richard Joel Knarr, Hank Kummer and Scott Dooley; (front) Coach Brant Lindblad, Julie Hoel, Kris Bolte and Savannah M' LI WIS & CLAgK Sun-Morn 11am & 2pro TueJ-r.ri= 1 lain, 2pro, 5pro & 7pm Sat= 11am, 2pro & Spin the H. n Members of the Scholars Bowl at Mankato High School are (back row, from left) Matt Howelt, Nick Newell Alexander, Tyler Dunstan, Andrew Pumphrey, Kyle Lawrence and Royce Morrell; (third row) Beth Gillett, Sara Chri: Meghan Warne, Ericka Melby, Angela Jansen, Reba Liggett and Elizabeth Wilson; (second) Whitney Hurd, Roush, Tami Roesti, Jenna Bleecker, Sasha Roe and Jessica Eaton; (front) Brandy Burkhart, Casey Wagner. Luann Wilson is coach. Jewell County FCE members plan year The Jewell County FCE Council met Jan. 27 in the extension meeting room. Barb Rannebeck, president, called the meeting to order with mem- bers repeating the flag salute. Roll call. "a fun Valentine's tradition," was an- swered by Ruth Hobelman, Velma Garman, Nola Bess Atwood, Ivah Hoard, Betty Andreasen, Barb Rannebeck, and Deanna Sweat. Loy- alty was shared as the day's thought by Betty Andreasen. Details of upcoming events were presented. Feb. 20 there will be an educational panorama at the Jewell Community Center from 2 to 4:30. Programs offered to the public include Alternative Nutrition by Republic County Extension Agent Tandy Rundus, Everyday Heroes by Post Rock District Agent Kathy Lupfer-Nielsen, and Dianne Gardner will share her Kansas Wheat Creations. March 19 at 3 p.m. a public meeting Life Tapestries will focus on cleaning, storing, and displaying textile heir- looms with participants urged to bring Making new friends is one of the a textile heirloom to show and share. pleasant experiences that make life The meeting is open to the public and easier and brighter, will be held at the Montrose Methodist FEATURING: M~Z)-~,~.. ~ Fullpower/if/and recline ~'mp/e hand held control for push button operation Great sit#hg comfort and relaxation Comes with sidepocket andarm andheadcovers Available in mini-petite, petite, regular, w/de and ta/l Different sizes #Is almost eveo/one The Reliance 2500 Series N, #lcYs , f# lllit#llmc# 106 N. Commercial Street Mankato, Kan. 66956 78S-378-3123 Church The annual 4-H Family Fun Night will be held on March 29 at the Mankato High School with a soup supper served at 4:30 and carnival games to begin at 5:30. Montrose Homemakers will host the spring tea March 24 at the Montrose Church. Beverly Kindler will present a program on the Underground Railroad at I p.m. Music will be provided by students from Mankato. The public is invited and all are asked to bring an item for the cultural arts contest and a small salad for the potluck luncheon. An offering will be taken for the FCE academic scholarships. Dates for the annual craft day to be held at the Jewell Community Center were discussed. A decision will be made at the Feb. 24 meeting. The an- nual health fair will be held at the Jewell County Hospital on April 3 and 4. Blood tests will include Chem 27 and PSA with spinal, cardiac, hearing, and diabetes screenings made avail- able. The North Central Kansas Chris- tian Choir will perform at the Smith Center High School Sunday, Feb. 16, and at the Beloit Municipal Building on Feb. 23. Both concerts will begin at 3 p.m. The next monthly meeting will be Feb. 24 at 10 a.m. in the extension rfieeting room. All interested in attend- ing the FCE monthly meetings are welcome. Fruit spraying guides available 3ur The 2003 Kansas Tree Fruit S Guide and the 2003 Kansas cial Grape and Small Frui are both available now from sas State University Department Horticulture, Forestry The guides provide the latest State research results dations for the chemical control fruit-plant diseases and insect pests the central United States. They reflect current Kansas and U.S. requnrements and restrictions, as as producer safety considerations. The guides are $5 per copy, plus 1 per order for shipping and Fruit growers can send their and payment directly t ticulture Division, attn.: Dipman, 2021 Throckmorton KSU, Manhattan, KS 66506. grades also will be available Mid-America Fruit Growers ence to be held Kan., Holiday Inn Fax paper Ink Cartridges File Cabinets Rubber Stamps -,.a t,r.== 111 E. Main, WANTED Individual to give home care part-time. Call 785-378-33 if interested, for more information Jewel/ County Ho~pitN Nursing Staff is havin~ to an/st with the purchase of an IV Fluid and Blanket Warm~. The IV Fluid and Blanket Warmer, holding warm blankets and keeping IV fluids at body temperature, Will be placed near the emergency room door for easy access during trauma type and other critical situations. With traumatic injunes, the body can lose blood volume and body heat needed to maintain life. Chances on a Kodak Easy Share CX4320 are available at several businesses throughout Jewell County and the Jewell county Hospital Nursing Staff. Jewell County Hospital cares about you and your family. We take pdde in offering quality health care. DIRECTOR OF FINANCIAL SERVICES POSITION AVAIl Jewell County Hospital is seeking to hire Director of Services-Human Resource Manager. Requirements: Bachelor's Degree in Business Accoqnting; Previous business office experience in hasp setting preferred, including computer proficiency; experience req uired. Competitive wages, great benefit package. For more information please call Deanna Freeman, Administrator, 78#.378-3137 Please send resumes to." Jewell County Hospital 100 Crestvue, P.O. Box 327, Mankato, Kan. 66956 Attention: Deanna Freeman