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3A JEWELL COUNTY RECORD ThurSday, February 13, 2003 Announce engagement Gene, and Fawna Barrett, Randall, and Harvey and Patricia Wood, Solomon, announce the engagement of their children, Natalie Barrett and David Wood. The bride-elect is a 1992 graduate of Jewel High School and December 1996 graduate of Fort Hays State Uni- versity with degrees in communica- tion and recreation and sports manage- ment. She is currently parks and recre- ation director forthe City of Lindsborg. Her fiance is a 1991 graduate of Solomon High School and 1996 gradu- ~."- of Kansas State University with a degree in agronomy. He is a farmer and rancher in Solomon. They plan to marry April 26 at Trinity United Methodist Church, Lindsborg. Choir voices raise in praise Sunday Voices will lift in praise and the glory of God Feb 16 as the North Central Kansas Christian Choir i~re- sents the 19th annual concert at the Smith Center High School Auditorium at 3 p.m. The theme of this year's concert is "He Leadeth Me." Another concert is held Feb. 23 at the Beloit Municipal Auditorium at 3 P.m. The 160 musicians, including a number of young people, are from a extensive area of Kansas and Nebraska land Loveland, Colo. Proceeds from the Smith Center concert go to Smith County charities and North Central Kansas Christian Choir music scholarship. The 2002 scholarship was awarded to Justin Rohr, a choir member from Osborne. Justin is currently attending the North Cen- tral Kansas Technical College in Be- loit and remains a choir member. Proceeds from the Beloit concert will benefit Heartbeat Pregnancy Cen- ter. A social time after each concert will allow choir members to meet and greet "the audience. Mankato City Utility Report Connects: Tammy R. Jensen, 525 N. Clinton #23; Jane and Doug Itali, 24 W. Webster; Zachary, 316 Jerry • Center. Gerit Wagner has a root beer float during Head Start Family Night recently. Families participated in games and other entertainment. Births Mr. and Mrs. Shane Elkins, Assaria, announce the birth of their son, Kanin Shane, on Jan. 22. He weighed 7 pounds, 10 ounces, and was 21 inches long. He has three sisters. Grandpar- ents are Donna Harris, Hepler, and Bud and Kay Elkins, Mankato. Jewel1 Colmty Hospital News Admissions. Feb. 6 - Sharon Broeckelman, Esbon. Feb. 7 - Sharon Broeckelman, transferred to Salina Regional Health Center. Gillett receives scholarship Beth Gillett, Esbon, is the recipient of an academic scholarship and the G. Walter and Alice M. Boyles Memorial Barrett-Wood Jewell County Friendship Meals Feb. 17 through Feb. 21 Monday: Veal luncheon steak, steraned potatoes, Harvard beets, wheat roll, fresh orange wedge. Tuesday: Liver and onions, creamed potatoes, broccoli Normandy, wheat roll, raspberry shortcake. Wednesday: Roast beef, mashed potatoes, gravy, carrot lyonnaise, cherry wheat muffin, mandarin orange and pineapple gelatin. Thursday: Oven fried chicken, mashed potatoes,gravy, seasoned cab- bage, wheat roll, apple crisp, Friday: Macaroni and cheese with ham, stewed tomatoes, wheat roll, peaches. Meals delivered by Jr. Clio Club. Call by 9 day of meal. Center phone 378-3385. scholarship from Cloud County Com- munity College for next year. Gillett will graduate from Mankato High School this spring• She is the daughter of Sam and Alyce Gillett and plans to major in horticulture or busi- Bess. Esbon Seniors meet Esbon Seniorettes met Feb. 5 at noon with 14 members present. After a pothrqk dinner, the meeting was called to order by-Ida Peroutek, president• Prizes were drawn and won by Violet Baker, Sonee Gass, Mayme Reinert, Josephine Frost, Lillian Fogo and Mabel Marihugh. Seventeen members were present for the county meeting, The vacuum cleaner was taken for repair. The building is rented for the April Election• Hosts for March 5 are Bud and Betty Niles. Roll call is to tell,your birthplace. County meeting is Feb. 27. Head Start group sponsors sock hop Approximately 40 people attended Jewel County Head Start sock hop ,,Friday night~,~., ...... ~,,~.,,.,.~., ; , The evening"sofacti~ities included, various games from Twister to Hot Wheel drag races• Purpose of the event was to get families more involved, which was reportedly achieved as morns, dads, and grandparents hit the dance floor withthe children• : Valorrlina'g Fir0mon'a Ball #urday; tab, 15 8p.m. to Midnight o~ Mankato National Guard Armory Walton, Cornwell engagement told Donovan Gaius Walton and Monica Ann Comwell announce their engage- ment and approaching marriage. Parents of the couple are Phil and Sue Walton, Mankato, and Anna Mor- gan-Standley and Merrill Standley, Mankato; Pam Cornwell, Wichita, and Dave and Debby Cornwell, Augusta. The bridegroom is a graduate of Mankato High School and Kansas State Lfniversity and is employed as a sys- tem analyst by the Cerner Corporation, Kansas City. His fiancee is a graduate of North- west High School, Wichita• She is em- ployed by Children's Mercy Hospital, and is currently a student at University of Missouri Kansas City, majoring in sociology and minoiing in family life and community service, having trans- ferred from Kansas State University. They are planning a June 7, wed- Walton-Cornwell ding in Kansas City. Mitchell County Hospital report Admissions• Feb. 3: Florence Divel. JCCDA Feb.24 Jewell County Community Devel- opment meeting is Feb. 24 at the Buf- Jenna Bleecker, Mankato High School sophomore, is pictured with Congressman Jerry Moran during her recent visit to Washington, D~C. Bleecker attendedthe Presidential Classroom Scholars' Program. Bleecker attends event! Jewel; Hellen Colson, Cawker City; falo Roam. The usual meeting date, Harris joins Wichita FrankDiemart, Ionia;JulieMontague, Feb. 17, is a holiday, inWashington, D.C Formoso. Feb. 7: Gerald Stedman, • accounting firm Mankato; Misty Thompson, Jewell. Tree board members. The Wichita office of BKD, LLP Feb. 9: Levi Smith, Jewell. Jenna Bleecket, a student at Man- other three students from Kansas vis- who is the sev- enth |argest CPA and con- sulting firm in the United States, an- nounces Sarah Harris has joined BKD as an intern and will assist with tax, general audit and accounting engagements. Harris is currently a student at Kan- sas State University, Manhattan, study- ing accounting and finance. She is the daughter of Rick and Becky Blair, Mankato, and Mike Har- ris, Burr Oak. Northbranch church sposnsors serwlc©s Northbranch Friends ~ wily hold special services, Feb. 16 to 19, starting at 7 p.m., each evening. Stan Perisho will be speaking on the theme: "Freedom in Christ-Enjoying God's Kingdom," He will also speak Sunday morning in the ! 1 a.m., worship ser- vice. Perisho lives in Arvada, Colo. In ! 987 he and his wife, Shirlene, founded a ministry called Sabbath Ministries in order to give fulltime to encouraging and ministering to the needs of pastors. In 1989 he was asked to assume the role of superintendent of RockyMoun- tain Yearly Meeting of Friends and has continued in that role to the present. He has continued Sabbath Minis~es along" with leading prayei" Seminars-and pi'ay, er i teams around the world. Dismissals. Feb. 3: Roderick Weltmer, Mankato. Feb. 4: Frank Die.mart, Ionia. Feb. 5: Lawrence Divel, Jewell; Feb. 5: Julie Montague and baby boy, Formoso; Feb. 8: Gerald Stedman, Manltato. Jewell County ambulance report Feb. 4: Helen Oelkers, residence Formoso to Jewell County Hospital. Feb. 5: Helen Oelkers. Jewell County Hospital to Thayer County Hospital. Hebron. and return. Feb• 6: Bertha Moore. Smith Cen- ter Hospital to Mary Lanning Hospital, Hastings. Feb. 7; Gerald Stedman, Jewell County Hospital to Mitchell County Hospital; Helen Oeikers, Jewell County Hospital to Mitchell County Hospital and return; Sharon B,r.oeckeiman, Jewell County Hospital to Sal ina Re- gional Health Center. Feb. 8: Peggy Caudillo, accident scene to JewellCounty Hospital; Bill Chestnut. accident .scene to Jewell County Hospital• Feb. 9: Peggy Caudillo. Jewell County Hospital to Beloit Airport; Bill Chestnut, Jewel County Hospital to Mitchell County Hospital and return; Bob' Neweli, residence Mankato to Mitchell C0unty Hospital trim park trees, water highway trees Members .of Mankato Tree Board reported at a recent meeting that trees in the park had been trimmed and some removed. Trees along the highway were watered in January. The group met recently with four members and one guest, Jim Strine, Northwest Kansag Forester, attending. Stri ne showed a treegator which is used for watering trees. He also re- ported that Tree City USA recognition day is in Manhattan April i and 2. Strine =s availabk to host a public meeting on the planting, care and prun- ing of trees whenever it would work into his schedule. Welcome signs are to be put up on the east edge of Mankato. Vo-tech students will do the cement work. " The application for Tree City USA 2002 has been sent in Bob S witzer wil I check wi th Harold Lippold about placing a tree .on the elementary school lawn for Arbor Day recognition, Tree poster information will be given to the school. . A notice will be put in the paper about ordering trees. Good manners and courtesy are good form, even on the highways. ill I1 ..... ~ ~ , . " i I i ' II II The fa~y of Lorraine Humann would like to thank friends, relatives and businessmen for your cards, flowers, words .of.encouragement and memorials during and since the, toss of our loved one. Special thanks to the Admina4r~aioa.Board, Leon ~_~es, ~tVsLng staff a~d ~aidel3t~ Long Term Care ~iri~l igielbyqglortuary. Your mahy'ac~'0fkiridness are greatly appreciated. God bless • you all. ; C!iarlene Colson, Roger Thelander and Janice Grabast kato High School, attended th~ Presi- dential Classroom Scholars' Program in Washington, D.C., recently. More than 300 other high school juniors and seniors from 43 states, the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, Mexico and Croatia explored the fed- eral government at work, discussed key political issues with Washington policy makers and observed the Ameri- can political process on Capitol Hill. Speakers during the week included Charles E. Cook, editor and publisher of "The Cook Political Report," Mary Catherine Andrews. deputy director of White House Office of Global Com- munications and several speakers from the Department of Defense, the media and Congress. Students visited the White House by special invitation, the U.S• Depart- ment of State and Arlington National Cemetery where selected students placed a'wreath at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier. Bleecker visized the Holocaust Mu- seum and the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts. Sheand the ited the office of Senator Pat Roberts and Congressman Jerry Moran. Bleeckcr. whose uncle, Russell Lobb, was born in Honduras. was se- lected to visit the Honduran Embassy. The students divided into caucuses of 30 to 40 students and explored and discussed domestic, global, constitu- tional, media, science and technology, and national security issues as well as planning and carrying out debates mad having a mock presidential campaign and election. The week-long program culmin/~ted with a graduation ceremony and ban- quet at which Hugh O'Brian, founder of HOBY Leadership was the guest speaker. Students then attended afor- real dance at the Georgetown Conven- tion Center. Celebrating its 35th anniversary, Presidential Classroom has provided thousands of top high school students from the United States and abroad un- precedented access to the federal gov- ernment and the ,people who shape public policy. We would like to thank the State Department men who called in our hay fire and the Jewell Volunteer Fire Department for their extremely quiCk response in getting here and saving our hay. Jo and Veronica Colson ~~.-..~ ......... Stan and Ann CoIson. Many thanks to my family and friends for the acts of kindness extended to me following hay surgery. The food brought in was VALEm NE SPECIAL Sweetheart 5teaks for 2 Mankato, Kafi:i785-;37,8;3172 STAR TREK: -.. NEMESIS The cast of "Star Trek: The Next Generation" returns on a diplomatic mission to initiate great-granchiidren for planning this special occasion. Mary Boyd ii 111 i ~ II i' i " ~ ] j to the , ewell County Conservation omtnct Annual Meeting Saturday, Feb ,22 6:30p.m.. . .... Mankato High School Mankato, Kan. Meal cost: $3 Banker awards * Poster awards * Elect two board members ENJ OY THE ENTERTAINMENT OF: For re~rvations, call (785) 378-3961 by Friday, Feb. 14. In Loving Memory of Peggy Jean Peters Feb. 13, 1982 ~ Aug. 30, 2001 We thought of you with love today, :' But that is nothing new. we thought about you yesterday, And days before that too. We think of you in silence, We often speak your name. Now all we have are memories, And your picture in a frame. Your memory is our keepsake~ With which we'll never part. • God has you in his keeping - We have you in our hearts. , LOVE Morn, Dad, Darren, Mack, Jerry & Luke I I 95 Card Shower for: Dorothy Frost on her Valentine's Day Birthday!!! Cards may be sent to Dorothy at: Brodstone MemofialHospital PO Box 187 Superior, Neb. 68978 O 19th . , . ~Innual ehrlstian. )14uslcd= Featuring the North Central Kansas Christian Choir made up of choir members from 60 area churches TWO PERFORMANCES: Sunday, Feb. 16 * 3 p.m, Smith Center High School Auditorium Sunday, Feb. 23 • 3 p.m. Beloit Municipal Auditorium Social time follows. . each perfiormai#cc I Admtsswn-$5 (K-12 free) I Net proceeds at Smith Center go to'Smith ('ouilt~' t'haritabh. I organizations and NCK Christian Choir Music b~chol.trMli|, l