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3A JEWELL COUNTY RECORD Thursday, March 10, 2016 Harmony UMW hears ................ Call to Pra..yer;. plans . Commumty Droner ..... Shirley Snider led the program, "Call to Prayer and Self Denial," at the recent Harmony United Methodist Women's meeting. She and those ~:: ,i~~:. " ~ present shared information and inspi-i~ii " ration about our UMW predecessors and other women through the years. These women have changed the world ' as they shared the love of Christ for even the least of us. Elaine Heskett, president, led the business meeting. She also reported on Ci!hPn nlii i a vY a y:be: the legislative event she attended in Topeka. Shannon Rogers gave an inspiring report from the February issue of Re= sponse magazine. She talked about CaroleeAnneJensenofMankato, plan munity priority is to help bring food since birth and have traveled as a blue_ ine the normal tick load ofopossums in and hope to those living Wfftf'less, grass gospel trio for about three years, the wild, which is around 200 ticks, said Sheila Lowrie, Dilions Stores They have shared their love for this and they're consuming more than 95 musicanditsmessagefromcarehomes percent of those ticks as part of their spokeswoman.''That's what makes the and banquets to the youth stage of the grooming process, they are respon- Neighbor to Neighbor Kansas Food Campaign especially meaningful for Walnut Valley Festival in Winfield. sible for removing about 5,500 ticks us. We are proud to continue this com- Abbigail Hitchcock has worked as per year per opossum." mitment with the wonderful support of a missionary to college students for For the most part, opossums are our local food banks and the generos- five years. This program is free and immune to rabies although a few cases ity of our Dillons customers and asso- open to the public. The evening is have existed, he said. On average, a ciates throughout our stores in Kan- suitable for middle school students, feral dog is eight times more likely to high school students, college students carry rabies than an opossum. Opos- sos." Dillons Food Stores made an initial and adults of all ages. sums are also resistant to some poison- North Central Kansas Teens Forous snakes including rattlesnakes, cot- donatiOnishable foodf 6,500items atpoundsthe kickoffevent.f non per- Christ is an independent, non-denomi- tonmouths and pit vipers. To learn more about the drive and national youth ministry working in a Leesaiddespitethebenefitsofopos- ways to participate in Kansas, visit 13countyareaofnorthcentralKansas sums, they are known to carry a variety www.agriculture.ks.gov/ksagday, and south central Nebraska. of bacterial and viral diseases. They Epic, croas-country can carry the dangerous equine proto- zeal myeloencephalitis, orEPM, which Births bike ride may end mostly affects horses when they ingest feed or water contaminated with opos- Brystoi Badger, Mankato, an- today in Florida sumfeces.Thediseaseinhorsescanbe maps and our relationship to them. to be married Dec. 10, at the Mankato nounces the ar- By Kerma Crouse prevented or reduced by proper sanita- Coming events discussed included Christian Church. rival of a baby Joke Haskett has been putting in 80 tion and biosecurity. the Spiritual Growth Retreat April 9 in The bride-to-be is the daughter of brother, Parker ~ mile days on his Janis touring bike. Problem opossums- such as those Ellsworth. For registration, members David and Cheryl Jensen of Mankato. Lee, born Jan. 18, ~ This means Alabama and Mississippi found by a landowner in buildings or are asked to contact Elaine Heskett, The bridegroom-to-be is the son of 2016. He weighed were a blur and Haskett is in Florida! destroying property-canbecontrolled Pat Grout or Coralyn Kaufman before John Hayden Sr., and stepmother Helen nine pounds, 12 The last state in the 4,000 milejourney without a permit, he said. They are March 31. Hoyden. ounces, and was called "The Ride." classified as fur-bearers, and they can Also discussed was the Annual Din- Carolee graduated from Mankato 21 inches long. "The Ride" started in Santa Rosa, be taken by hunting or trapping during ner. It was decided to change the name Junior Senior High School, earned an Parents are Adam of the dinner to the Community Din- associateofsciencedegreefromCloud and Megan Bad- .::~i::":~i!: :!iiiii:li!~!i~i! Calif., on Jan. 4. Projections are that it regular season. may end today (Thursday) in Jackson- ner, to indicate everyone is invited. County College in Concordia and is ger.Grandparents ville, Fla. Haskett undertook this trek 'Happy Birthday The dinner will be held Saturday, earningabachelorofsciencedegreein are Brian and tohelpraisefundsfortwoofhisfriends, r March 19, from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 architectural engineering at Kansas KristiBadger, Mankato, andCurtand Brenden Horinek and Damaris I~ansas' photo p.m. in the fellowship hall. A free will State University. Sandra Boyles, Burr Oak. Niewald, both of Beloit. Both are fight- contest announced donation will be taken to help support The future bridegroom graduated ', -- mg cancer. , . The annual' Happy Birthday Kan UMW missions, from Kilen Oak High School in Springs, Ken and Kylene Baxa announce the Brenden Horinek is only 19 months ..... " Texas, and earned an associate of arts birth of their daughter, Kenzie Mac old but has been fi"htin" Retinoblas sos' plaoto contest is open to all Kansas I'~,~,,~,-,~,,11~ degree from Lonestar Community Baxa, Sept. 21, 2015, in Kirksville, toma (Rb~ The ~,ood news is he is students; pubhc, home schooled and LJl~[.~lttlt~ll By Richard Verhage College in Conroe, Texas. For the past Mo. She weighted seven pounds, seven "-.'..'.~ .-r-.~ ~A ..... a .....private, with photo entries electroni- " d ~.I6Y::: ~oe " - - " cally accepted April tllrougn uecem ar et lrStiSundf Ywler%Mrartd an r ;}oaP /yt eyanT Wcelkdierg ounceS,and was Though he lost an eye to the fast grow- ber each year " ! ~, ................. ing cancer, Brenden now has a new _ . _. . o13e" .~ ,. Y' g Co., in Jewell as a professional driver. 9 1/2 ~ nrosthetic evet Two students from Senate District nem r.aKm, i n c h e s :: -" ^_ ^ :o a..: ...... 36 were recognized for their art work, A fourth grader from Goddard grade school wrote a report on Mankato. Zoo D~IIIOJ 1;~ l~lll~;WttlU 1~ dlbg UUUI~ Wl~ll . e ~Passage Sunday morning was ......... ,.,, Gragg hopes to visit Mankato someday. ~i March 15,j6-15. Theme Sunday morn- ~ .l~l_Onll;ll KICKS Oily I o n g .~~ in her hattla with ~_znee.r She ~aw ~he Kahana Osborne, a sophomore trom G r a n d- ~i "-~i~="~n"~'kn,~'~-~n~u--'l~-~'t~,~;;t" t'~r~l~n-n'l-- Miltonvale, for her photo, "Sun Shin- Fourth grader writes Mankato is in North Central Kan- ;i ing was Were ...................... you There." Passage with statewide food parents ~~ii~i: ..................................... " mg Through, and Kiara Knox a see . ~, . ,_ ~-~--. sas.Theelevatinnis 1,700. Population ? Sunday evening was I John 2:15-17. - - ridesacrossthesouthemUn:,^ac ..... enthgraderfromClifton, forherphoto, Theme Sunday evening was"TheLove drive campaign M:mrk ogy but ~s following her friend as he " report aaout amr, ato .as 856 ill 2013. The populdtibn has i ~tr~ otatc~. "Flags and Horses." Each girlreceived Zoe Gragg, a fourth grader at been going down. In 1990 the'popula-~. ": GodHateS. The Neighbor to Nei#hbor state- B a x a, .= . ,,..__ a Kindle Fire for her wirming entry and Goddard Grade School, recentlywmte tion was l ,709. Since1990, 223 pe0ple -" Ha~l~ybirthday Merle Nyhoff, Feb. wide food drive kicked~0ff Kansas S all n a, l'~O~Ulll~ DenelllClal are part of a display in the Visitor a report about the town of Mankato. have left Mankato. The m:ea is 1.01 "~i 28; Levi Allison, March 4; Merry A zdculture Month March 2 in support Phil and Jolene Kirmer, Great Bend. Continued from page 1 Center in the Capitol. The photo con- MonicaWalker, Mankato Chamberof square miles. An interesting fact is that VanderGiesen, March 5. ofour neighbors in need and to reduce ~ Oak (~onununitv hunger in Kansas communities. Hay- Great-grandparents are Teresa Baxa, testis sponsoredbytheKansaslegisla- Commerce secretary, who was con- Mankato and Oberlin both have brick Beloit, and the late Ai Baxa; Marjorie souripublicationopossumsscoredbet- tive spouses in conjunction with the tacted by Zoe, sent her all the pare- streets. Another interesting fact is ,.,i , -- , - . a vesters, the Community Food Bank in Hartsel, Jewell, and the late Kenneth ter than rats, rabbits, cats and dogs on Kansas Historical Society. phlets and information she had about Mankato was mentioned in the book, IdlUD llolas meeting Topeka, hosted state leaders, includ- Hartsel; Richard and Nancy Kirmer, their ability to remember, but they did Mankato and told her to check out the The Empire That Missouri Pacific i ~Peggy Wilson called the Ma~ch 3 Itnge?o~- S~mfBo~W~ba~k,r~.p~senta~ Hoisington; Larry and Earlene Arnold, not score better than humans. Opos- - ~, website. Upon finishing her report she Serves. Mankato also has a volunteer shared a copy with Monica, accompa- fire department. Mankato- is in the meeting of the Burr Oak Community , Great Bend. sums also tend to outcompete other l~ll(l~' annolllnces - - Climb to order at 6"30 p m Glenny Dillons Food Stores employees and creatures for food. el-- -11-*__ ~__ a-~r~ nied by a letter. Monied in turn shared county of Jeweil. ,~.~l~li.llllllt~ ]tiLl]t- t,.,~r Barnes read the minutes of the Feb 4 members of the Kansas agriculture Dane and Daniele Baxa, Wichita, They will kill a cockroach or even a a copy of the report with the newslnt- in Mankato, agriculture is 20 per- community meeting. Cheryl Hillman reported bal- " . announce the birth of their daughter mouse found in theirterritory, although fundhl~ ill I~aa.~sas per. In her letter Zoe told Monied that cent. Retail is 12 percent and ~0nstruc- ~i ances and income for the month and The food drive is a collaborative Ren Hartsel Baxa, Nov. 23, 2015. She they are generally not aggressive to- ~- --'~ .... some day she hoped she could come tion is 8 percent. In my opinion, if you " , .. . , ...... -. lne u.~. uepartment oI expenses effort by the Kansas Department of weighed ward numans, tee sam m tact, tlaetr ........... visit her and enjoy all the things she are a retailer Mankato is not the best : ~ .'- ,~ . Agriculture s r~atural Kesources t..on- "In old business, Glennv~ ~,~,,~";'~ ~,=~t"~ Agriculture, Dillons Food Stores. , Har-6pounds, ~~ ..........~ .............. ~ commonaerensesareeltherneemgor ............. learned about Mankato. Following is placeforyoubutifyoulikeagriculture had contacted the cotmselor at Rock vesters, The Community Food Net- 6 ounces,~!!i~: !~:'~:::il!~ 'qa- in" dead when "ursued b, a hu servauon ~ervice (r~rtt.~) is acceptmg . ' ~ ~:~;: ~Si~ v ~ s v : " applications at local offices for newly the report: is a great place for you. Son~ high-. ; Hills Hi"h School and verified there work, Kansas Food Bank SecondHar- and was ~m:'~:~,i!:~::~;~'..~:~: .... " ' 18 inches : comm ni thou ht available funding through the Censer- Mankato was founded in 1872. In rated restaurants are Bob S Inn, Bur- / will be two $500 scholarships again vest Community Food Bank and the ,, opossumsoo. .......... are o y g vation" Stewardship" Program (CSP), 1872 Mankato was called Jewell Cen- fold Roam, Red Rooster of the:'~est ( thisyear.Theco~,,~,~,~;,~ ..... ~,.~,~' ~w~., Kansas. agriculture, community.. The long. She :~ .... me santtauon workers o~ me ...... . ...... ter. Then in 1880 that name was and SweetenedCream. Red Rooster is ' changed to Mankato. Mankato was a five star restaurant; all of the other. - ._ ~-,:_ y Ly ........ goalISto raise 75,000 meals for Kan- was born ~i~::::~:!::~: eco:y:teom~hts a to u,em, o me w, ay meeung so se- . ............ ts lc:rs a~atrcaomge~ a~ionCis~, c~nlisSth~ Par~; lections can be made It was decided to sos famines oaring me moo drive at Wesley: ~iii;i~!ii~;II:I: ~ ;?~~: d:seedct?heYil~a casj, ,., , ' ' g est conservation program that helps named after Mankato, Minn. Then on restaurants are four and a half. In throughout the month of March Kan let'the scholarship C'I) turn over once ..... ". - Birthing ....... I1~ ........ ann oeeues ..... July 12, 1899,JewellCountyPostRock Mankato they farm wheat, corn,, soy- ." a"ainandtakethe$1 000fortheschol sans can contrmute to me campalgn at Center. . --One uniquefa~Inab~u~ oPt~?sum~ ~va~mereSf~:r~Uon~-Y:tmP~r~n. ~n~s~. Jail was completed. It was made of ghums, barley, alfalfa and rye. th - ~. ...... ' .... - DillonsFoodStoresstatewide, at other Her siblings are Brooklyn, tour, and is mat mey re a g g g arsnips out or me checking account in . , .. .... the fall community locations across me state Easton, two. Grandparents are Mark ofblackleggedticks(otherwiseknown thrNRC:utCt~pts, aPe?pllc~ttnsf~ruCcSP native limestone rock. Now it is a mu- Mallkato they farm a lot of stuff, .In : scum that has real jail beds in the jail Mankato they have a hospital and tfvo Discussion was held on the u corn or through the virtual donation portal, and Tami Baxa, Salina; Pedro Leite, as deer ticks)," Lee said. s . ~ . , . v cells In Mankato they have three bnck ........ P., - http'//ksn2n harvestersvfd org He referred to a stud b the Car should submit applications by March " clinics. They also have a YMCA. mgnaKeapotato, salaoanoaessertnar, ., ......... LJOV.~" t~rownnacK" " " " signed' " a'procla- Topeka; Gabriele Leite, Lawrence. Y Y Y 31 to their local USDA Service Center streets. The streets are named North To review, Mankato was founded supperpianneolorw~arcnzo workers .......... s Great-grandparentsare Teresa Baxa, ' Institute of Ecosystem Studies that ex- to ensurethey are.considered foren- Central ;Street, 'Sou,,Central.Street. in ~8.7~:|fl 1.872 Matakato Wascalled~ ~i ,,, . . .... " . . manon declaring Marcn as r~ansa wnl amve at noon to get me potatoes ........... r h 15 asBeioit, and the late AI Baxa;' Marjorie" " '' .........~ '~" ......I ....... ~ ' "" " ainined tick feeding on mamma s. rol~ment in 2016. Current CSP partict- .and East Main Street.~Those brick" Je~*ii Center it was changed to ! .... . ~ .. . .. /-xgrlcuuure Nlontn ano ivla c prepared ior me roaster pans and nave .......... Hartsel, Jewell, and the late Kenneth Those testrd-ificluded diffr~eiif'~pe- pants with expiring'contracts have the streets were taiu oy nana. Mankato in 1880. ........ Kansas ~grlculture uay. toe also me potatoes on to COOK oy p.m . . o Hartsel. cies such as white-footed mice, chip- option to renew their contracts for an ................ " stressed the importance of servm,, our ~...~...~ ..... .~:. ~Jienny and Lmr wni order me pota- neighbors in need as well as educatmg othersmunks'squirrelsandpssums'amng aclditional five years if they agree to k~ Thank You i pingtes and the lettuce and wiU have thesunday. Peggy will make all Kansans about how the food theYin returnMCKinney Sisters .to Concordia "'ticks that introduced adopt additional activities to achieve 't~'~~ ., " ff~i~i potatoes washed and ready for wrap- eat transitions from farm to fork. On opossums, only 3 percent of higher levels of conservation on their posters "Kansans have always pitched to the were were land. Renewal applications are also We would like to thank everyone to be put up locally and in surrounding help their neighbors," said the gover- North Central Kansas Teens Forable to feed," Lee said. "If you exam- due March 31. towns. Glenny will run an ad in the nor'. "This is a strong partnership built Christ will host a concert with the ~'@l'? for the cards, Drovers and attendin~ i paper for two weeks prior to the sup- on our heritage of helping our fellow McKinney Sisters, along with special ~ x ., o ,[(~, per. Those present vounteered to do- Kansansand supportingourlocalcom- guest speaker, Abbigail Hitchcock, at the benefit held in Burr Oak for ~' (li,'~': nate various food items for the supper munities?' 7 p.m. next Saturday at the Brown ~t~ David. and a list Was made of other volunteers Gov. Brownback recognized the Grand Theatre in Concordia. to be contacted. The supper will begin value of agriculture to the state of Kan- The McKinney Sisters: Daryl, 22, Alice and David Belden "Ii at5 p.m. and last until 7 p.m. sos and thanked the food banks for plays guitar andmandolin, Randyl, 19, ~'~ .... .,,~-#~'~-',,,~@.~' With no other business to discuss, their service to our state. Staff from the plays banjo, dobro, guitar and monde- Peggy adjourned the meeting. Attend- three food banks, representatives from lin, Mikyl, 15, plays fiddle and mando- "tl .~@ ~ "--O ing were Peggy Wilson, CherylDilkms Food Stores, Kansas FFA of- lin. The girls have been homescho01ed Hillman, BobHines,MaryFoley, Cliff ricers and representatives from the ~ ~ [ and Glenny Barnes. Kansas Department of Agriculture and .~ other state agencies and agriculture pc sure to check this newspaper's organizations then joined together to grandmother s short illness and since her passing. You have wen pages at superiorne.com for pic- pack boxes of food to be distributed to touched us with cards, memorial gifts, food, flowers and tures and stories not published in the ~nn~an~ in need ri ..................... most of all friendship and words of support. We are truly p ntecl edmon. "At Dillons, our number one com- bag blessed with your overwhelming kindness. Also special : Baked Potato-Salad thanks to the Hebron Rescue .Dept. for their very prompt, professional response, Thayer Co. Health Services staff'a d , I Dessert Bar Supper careBlue Valley Nursing Hme staff and Asera Care fr all their and kindness, i . " ] Commumty Center - Burr Oak, Kan. Don Koester, Deb Huber and Families II .. llllla l Sunday, March 20 ~ 5-7 p.m.. .......... 785-378-8600 y Night ;p : I orte l. I 'vertJ -me, FREE WILL OFFERING ' ]TE THEFITEE Wednesda ecial I WetCo I Sponsored by the Burr Oak Community Club $ I for 4th of July fireworks and scholarships. Corned Beef and Cabbage, " ll0.,6 Fdday, Saturday and Sunday Red Potatoes,,., , .... Carrots, Homemade. pros' tax" ' ": March 11, 12 and 13 t reaa, Salad uar, Drink Race is based on the incredible true story of Jesse Owens, the legendary athletic su- perstar whose quest to become the great- est track and field athlete in history thrusts him onto the world stage of the 1936 Olym- pics, where he faces off against Adolf Hitler's: vision of Aryan supremacy, PC-13 (for thematic elements and lan- guage). Mankato, Kan. 785-378-3172 Mankato, Kan. nner See ad next week Also serving breakfast all day Noon specials daily * Grill always open Open Monday, Tuesday * 6:30 a.m. - 2 p.m. Wednesday 6", 0 a.m. - 7 p.m. Thursday, Friday, Saturday 6:30 a.m - 2 p.m. Esbon, Kan. Operated by Willitts Family 785-282-4319 i i i iii 1 1 St. Paddy's Day Party Live Music by Mark Nebel 8 p.m. 1 Special Food Menu I 83 cover per person $5 per couple | 511Gr d Ave., I1[ 2016 Saturday, March 12 6:30 p.m. Rock Hills High School Little Theatre, Mankato, Kan. Anyone wishing to participate call Admission Earl Buckley, 785-370-4248 Free Kelly McNichols, 785-647-7541 Jeff Ord, 402-257-7003 See You There! 19, 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Harmony United Methodist Church 109 S. High, Mankato, Kan. Chicken and Noodles, Mashed Potatoes, Green Beans, For delivery in Mankato, Rolls, Salad Bar, Pie and Drinkon March 19, call 785-378-3269