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!onia ,; Pastor Gerry Sharp brought the Sun- )day morning message at Ionia United 'Methodist Church. The message was titled "That's Expensive." Scripture read was John 12:1-8. Brad and Linda iKohn were greeters and Brad ushered. Haylee and William Cockroft lit the altar candles. Ann Colson was the pia- xrist. COmmunion was served and Neva Shoemaker furnished the communion elements. A pancake, sausage and waffle din- ner will be served Sunday from 11:30 a.m, to 1 p.m. at the Ionia United Meth- odist Church annex. A free will dona- tion will benefit the church. All are invited to attend. Buford Tucker's funeral was held at Ionia United Methodist Church last Wednesday. Rod Rose conducted the service. .The women of the church and community provided the funeral din- ner: Sunday, Leon and Karen Boden helped serve at the C.A.S.A. fund raiser dinner held at the Jewell Community Center. The dinner was a potato bar. Friday, Frank Diemart visited i Harold Shoemaker at the LTC, Mitchell County Hospital, Beloit. ' Dick and Gloria Schlaefli recently took at trip to Arizona and Texas. They i visited Loren and Deb Coad at their ; new home in Show Low, Ariz., and i sptayed two days at Green Valley, Ariz., . visiting Garold and Barbara Ohmstede, ~ whQ are snowbirds at an RV park there. ~ On the way home, they stopped for two :~ days in Fredericksburg, Texas, and ~ tOured the LBJ Ranch and summer ! White H~use. ~, Feb. 26, Leon and Karen Boden i~ went tO Wichita and attended the K.E.M,A. choir concert that their granddaughter, Elyse Boden, partici- pated in. The 200 choir members had ~:tO try out to participate and this is the :~second year Elyse was chosen. !! Northbranch ! By Erma Dillon i], The big news last week for John and Erma Dillon is the arrival of their L fourth great-grandchild. Max Taylor ~, arrived last Monday to join his happy yfamily; Michael and Erin Williams and ~big brother, Benjamin. Greg and Dianne Fenster are his maternal grand- parents. " Last Saturday evening, Lily Walker and CadeL'Ecuyer shared a birthday igarty at the former Union Chapel Church. Lily, the daughter of Brett and Beth Walker, celebrated her fourth birthday, and Cade, the son of Victoria and ScottL'Ecuyer, celebrated his third birthday. They shared a "Cars" and "Aristocats" themed party. Along with ~ their parents and siblings wereMakayla L'Eeuyer, Claire and Wyatt Walker, Sam and Alyce Gillett of Esbon, Terry arid Marlene Walker and Mark Walker of Minneapolis, John, Marcia, Ross and Luke Hutson of Downs, Jim, Kim, Dereck and Jerrod Gillett of Esbon, Bev Hughes of Berryton, Carrie, An- drew and Jacob Bonebrake of Topeka, David, Autumn, Logan, Addyson and Easton Gillett of Bennington, Lee and Denelle Mick of Cawker City, Emmett Doane of Downs, Blake, Ana and Selene Davis of Esbon all came to the party. Supper and cakes were served. Jean Davis is one of those busy grandmothers who attends many ball games to watch her grandson, Grant, play onthe Rock Hills team. Carrie Bonebrake, Andrew and Jacob and Bev Hughes came from Topeka last Friday. Bev came to stay the weekend with her daughter, Kim, and Jim Gillett, Dereck and Jerrod and watch Grandson, Dereck, play ball. The Bonebrakes came to the home of Sam and Alyce Gillett. Carrie and boys plus Lily Walker were to the ball game w(th'Sam and Alyce. Scott, Victoria, Makayla and Cade L' Ecuyer came later in the evening. Saturday David, Au- tunm, L6gan, Addyson and Easton LaVae Glover had an almost two week visit from his son, Eugene, who returned to his home Saturday. Other visitors who stopped by were Mycael Rose, Steve Dillon and Gwen Lewis. Jean Davis was a Friday visitor of Jeri Shute in Red Cloud. Kathleen Jeffery went to Concordia on Friday to meet Amber Gleason of Salina, and bring her grandchildren, Parker and Ava, home with her for the weekend. Amber came Sunday to stay the day and take them home. Following church Sunday morning Mycael and Robin Rose, Joyce McNichols, Steve Dillon, John and Erma Dillon ate dinner together at a restaurant in Red Cloud. John Parsons is still dealing with the VA to see what can be done about his neck and back issues. VA has really dropped the ball on taking care of him. Kermit and Loyce Jeffery visited Lonnie Buckley at the LTC home Sun- day afternoon and attended the church service with her and Earl. Marilyn Jeffery visited Sunday with her daughter, Connie and Clay Shulda, at Cuba. The Dillon household hit a little bump in the road when early Monday morning Erma experienced what the doctors now call a stress related heart attack. After a couple of days at the hospital in Hastings, she returned home, willing to try to slow down a bit. Mycael and Robin Rose have seen to our every need, providing transportation for us and showing their love and care. Remember to "spring forward" Sat- urday night before you go to bed. Day- light Saving Time begins Sunday. Randall By Fawna Barrett A sprinkle of rain early Monday morning to freshen the air. Members of the Randall City Coun- cil and the community center building committee met Sunday afternoon in the new building to discuss plans for completing the interior. Electrical work is underway. The building will be open as a "work in progress" the Saturday before Easter, March 26, from 2:30 to 4 p.m. for those who would like to see inside the structure. A container will be there for donations toward comple- tion of the project. Jocelyn and Raelyn Bolte visited their great-grandmother, Ila McElroy, Friday evening. Vickie Fenner stayed the weekend with her parents, Cliff and Nevada Vetter. Elaine Peters visited them Sun- day afternoon. That evening, Nancy Buser joined them and they visited Earl and Crystal Dunstan and family at their home in Scandia. They have moved there recently. Judy Zimmer and Opal McElroy stayed Saturday and Sunday with Angie Dreher and family, Topeka. They had some special meals and celebrated Ashley's belated birthday. Marilyn and Tom Niemeyer, sister of Mary Ann Kibbe, visited them for several days last week. Saturday Elaine Peters and her niece from Minneapolis attended a women' s lenten retreat at St. Mary's in Salina. The theme was "Voice of Truth." Sun- day, Elaine helped the CYO with a pancake feed. Lola Abram's daughter-in-law, Stacy Delzeit, traveled to Beijing, China, last week on a business assign- ment. She returns Thursday. Janet Higer stayed the weekend with her son, Bret Engel, and family. She babysat while the parents had a booth at the Manhattan Farm and Home Show. Last Wednesday, Fawna B arrett and Greg Wilson attended the funeral for a cousin, Buford Tucker, in Ionia. Satur- day, Fawna visited Stan and Ann Colson. Brian Cockroft joined them for lunch. Afternoon callers were Gary and Clint Colson and Joe Colson. Panorc Ra By Fawna Barrett Gillett came to Sam and Alyce' s. They A long, golden road rolled over and came after Addyson and Logan' s little down the hills of west central Jewell kids basketball games. John, Marcia, County on a sunny day. As the traveler was enticed to tour the area, the pasture : Ross and Luke Hutson came in the strewn hills had fed little ponds, filled afternoon to play with cousins,with sparkling water, in the valleys. .... Sunday dinner guests of Sam and Cattle and horses snuggled up to the : Alyce Gillett were the Bonebrakes, the feeding spaces having brunch ignoring L'Ecuyers, the David Gilletts Jim, Kim any possible distractions. -and Jerrod Gillett, Bev Hughes, Brett, A sign warned of a curving road iBeth, Lily, Claire and Wyatt Walker ahead and it did curve going down a :and Terry and Marlene Walker. steep hill leading to the Jewell County " Steve Dillon of rural Peck (south of State Lake. And yes, the lake was filled Wichita) came Thursday to stay a few with water. The road veered to the days with his parents, John and Erma south withanothersteephillandaround Dillon. There are always things to do, that hill through another curve before sav.ed up for 'wait until the kids come hitting the straight away again. There up'~ He returned to his home Sunday are some beautiful sights in Jewell ~ftdrnoon. County. TRIPLE D CATTLE, Guide Rock, Neb. Yearling Gelbvieh Bulls For Sale Reds and Black available, all polled Excellent growth EPD'sAsking $2,500 each *Calm disposition Vaccinated, semen tested Delivery available, will hold until April 1 Call Damian or Jackie Duffy ' 402-257-2082 (H) 402-984-4251 (C) BARN PHONE 785-378-3283 SUNFLOWER AVENUE : NEW Townhomes FOR RENT in Mankato, Kan. 1,200 sq ft, 2 bed, 2 bath, full size garage, above ground safe room, fully handicapped accessible . Bethany Roe 785-378-3408 k,s Jewellcounty @ hotmail.com iime are for him to go on to Boston, now may not be the same as at the time Mankato Mass., from Kansas City, where he you read this. What I do know at this will have his fourth chemo treatment, time and I hope I have it right, is info By Coralyn Kaufman His mother, Vickie Smith, Dodge City, that came from Ken Marihugh. He said Nikki Ost opened the service at plans to go with him on this trip. After Scott looks good. The body problems Harmony United Methodist Church the treatment scans will be taken. He have been fixed and are healing. His Sunday. She gave the ~nnouncements then will return to Kansas City for neck was broken in two places and he including the Gospel Sing at Rock more scans, has been fitted with a collar. The leg Hills High School Saturday, March Last Wednesday when traveling breaks have been set, aU are lined up as 12, the pancake, waffle and sausage home from Concordia, Glerma Fogo they should be. He is breathing on his dinner at Ionia and the lenten supper madethedecisiontostopandvisitwith own, but does have a device in him and worship at Jewell Trinity UMC on March 13. The congregation was re- Janie and Burdette Callaway at their should he need help with breathing at minded to turn clocks forward March home in Belleville. any time. He is still in a drug induced 12. Sara Circle will meet Wednesday Thelocalbankpersonnel along with coma and will probably remain so for at 9:30 a.m. The annual community other friends are filling a goodie box, some time. Maybe a week to two dinner will be Saturday, March 19, which will be sent to the Marihugh months. Plans are to move him to a from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at Har- family for their use while watching Madonna facility in Lincoln, Neb., mony. The worship began with a piano over Scott, who is hospitalized in where when he is out of the coma prelude played by Joamrl Davis. Meili Salina. therapy can begin. Ost lit the altar candles. The Chancel I have been told that RFD No. 3 has Choir anthem, "My Savior," was di- a new fire chief. Randy Fogo had re- . rected by Pastor Gerry Sharp, accom- signed that position a short time ago Burr OakBy Cl ysSa . panied by Joann Davis. Pastor Gerry and my information is that Dave Sharp'ssermonwasbasedonthemorn- Hastings has accepted the job. Tues- The Burr Oak Fire Department had ingscripture, John 12: l-8. This gospel day night the volunteers met for their its monthly meeting March 2. A supper tells about the time when Jesus went to monthly meeting. Along with the chief of biscuits and gravy, scrambled eggs, dinner at the home of Lazarus, Martha position other issues were discussed, relishes, cheese and cake was served. and Mary. Mary anointed the feet of Their lunch consisted of a variety of Attending were Steve and Tammy Jesus with expensive perfume. Judas things as it was time to clean out the Cosand, CherylHillman, JohnTucker, objected, suggesting the poor needed fridge. Mike Harris, Walt Wilson, Cody help. Pastor Gerry explained the sig- DiannaWilletts is making plans for Volker, Tim Warner, Scott and Jarrett nificance of these actions and Judas' a3rdSundayBuffetonthe20thofthis Yelken, Dave Belden, Bryan Boyles response. Whatdoes God want, golden month at the Village Cafe. Those plans and Keith Barry. The f'tremen present alters or helping children? What is include fried chicken with potatoes started all the trucks to make sure they more important is theanointing of Jesus and gravy, plus something new, a taco were in good running condition. in preparation for his death and burial, bar and of course the usual variety of Cliff and Glenny Barnes were in Whatdowedoto"anoint,"toshowour salads and desserts. Be sure to mark Red Cloud for Cliff's Thursday ap- love for Jesus? Mary was acting as a thisdateonyourcalendar.AlsoDianna pointmentwithhispulmonologist. Af- servant. We can serve Christ by serv- has decided to have the cafe open all terwards they were joined by their ing others. We are called to be ser- day on Wednesday and will have a grandson, Steffen Barnes, for lunch at vants, even to those we don't like, even special that evening, a Red Cloud restaurant. when outside our comfort zone. Fol- From Kim' s lenten calendar, "There Friday Cliff and Glenny Barnes lowing the sharing of joys and con- is sunshine in my soul today. Open went to Hastings to do some shopping cerns, Pastor Gerry led in the celebra- your heart and let the Son shine in." and also ate lunch. Later they met Jeff tion of Holy Communion, assisted by "Softly Tenderly Jesus Is Calling." and Diana Ord and accompanied them Phyllis Christie. On this the 4th Sunday of Lent to Hebron to watch great-grandson, Arnie Kitchener, Abilene, visited everyonewhoenteredtheEsbonUnited Thomas Ord, participate in a four boy his cousin, ShanaRuthstrom, Mankato, Methodist Church was given a smile round robin wrestling match. Thomas last week. Also visiting her that day from Lila Frost, the greeter. Rod Rose, pinned his first opponent, wonhissec- were Kristin and Allison Underwood, lay pastor, brought the message for the ond match on points, and was pinned Mankato. Arnie and Shana had a nice day.WandaThummel and Janet Kriley in his third match. visit about growing up in the Oakhill were the musicians. Lily Walker as- Among those attending a bridal sisted by her mother Beth, lit the altar shower for Katie Jacobs, bride elect of and Longford area. candles, following services they were Jimmy Fox, in the community room of extinguished by Derreck and Jerrod theFarmwayCreditUnioninMankato Esbon Gillett. For her special Wanda read a Saturday afternoon were Cheryl great poem about when something Hillman, JessicaBarnes, BrynleeMan- By Glenna Fogo needs to be done, everyone could, ev- ning, Sandy Billenwillms, Debbie Now that we have Leap Day over eryone should, but nobody did. Rod Underwood, Penny Turner, Glenny with we should be able to roll along in spoke to the children by first showing Barnes, Renita, Mattie and Bella good shape, because now this world is them abasket ofpaintedrocks and said Volker. in sine with time, we' 11 have no need to that everyone of them is special just as Cheryl Hillman, Jessica Bames and worry about any of that for the next each of us are special, even the prodi- Brynlee Manning were in Hastings gal son. Rod read scriptures fromLuke Sunday for some shopping, hair ap- four years. Ed Lewis, McPherson, came to his 15 and used "Lost and Found" as the pointments and lunch. home in Esbon last Monday then went title of his sermon. Everyone and ev- Andrew and Claire Babson joined on to Red Cloud to visit his dad, Ken- erythingisspecialtoGod. Eachofus Richard Cox for children's church neth Lewis. Kenneth has been in the no doubt have someone in our family SundaymomingattheBurrOakChris- hospital there for several weeks, that has gone astray. Remember the tian Church. Richard spoke to them Last Wednesday Eula Silsby went parable of the lost sheep, but this man, about how joyful we feel when we find to Burr Oak to visit Alice and Dave God receives all sinners. Everyone is something that we thought was lost Belden. The Beldens had just recently important to him. The prodigal son and how joyful God feels when those returned from Omaha, whereDavehad came home. The father, although a who are lost come to Him. Richard had a liver transplant. He seems now to man in biblical times was not supposed gave each child a worksheet and a be doing fine. to run, but he did just that, as his son sucker when they were finished. For Last Wednesday the Culligan man returned home. The father said "He the adults, Richard's message was en- was leaving water softner salt at the was lost, but now is found." God will titled, "What's God Really Like?" His John Frost home. Sounds like because wait patiently for us to come back to selected scripture reading was Luke ofasilly accident he cot his hand quite him.LaneUnderwoodassistedinserv- 15:11-24. This scripture tells the par- badly and Lila had to take him to the ing communion. A time of joys and able of the prodigal son. Part of the Jewell County Clinic where stitches concerns was spent with Ken Marihugh reason that Jesus came to earth was to were required. His wife later came and telling of the condition of his cousin, tell and show us what God is really got him. The next morning someone Scott Marihugh. Everyone must keep like. Like the prodigal son who col- from the company came to pick up the their prayers focused on Scott. Fellow- lectedhis inheritance and walked away truck, ship followed church, from his father, we can walk away Don Fogo returned home Saturday "Great Is Thy Faithfulness." from God but we can not sever His from a trip to Arizona with Red Cloud Joel Thummel, Salina, stayed the relationship with us. God will never golfing friends, weekend with his parents, Wanda and force us to stay in fellowship with Him Last Wednesday night Eula Silsby, Ted. James Thummel returned to his because He wants us to freely love and DeeReed, AliceBeldenandPatAnder- home and family in McLouth, where serve Him. We worship a God who son were in Red Cloud to have an he no doubt had several jobs to take longs for our return to Him just as the evening of bowling, care of for the family there, prodigal son's father longed for his March has arrived and as far as I Gale Burgess and Colleen Baker return. As the son admited his wrong, could tell the month came in like a went to Milford last Sunday. Monday we need to admit ours to our Heavenly lamb, a little wind, but then this is theywentontoOmahawhereGalehad Father, knowing that He will forgive Kansas. his maintenance chemo treatment. Tyler Broeckehnan was for several I am sure all of you readers are days in the KU Med Center where a hoping to read an update on Scott 9roblem was fixed. The plans at this Marihugh's condition. What I know Mankato Professional Pharmacy 125 N. Commercial, Mankato, Kan. 785-378-3183 This week's report from Friday, March 4 13 BIk Heifers 403 215.00 31 BIk Heifers 746 142.75 16 BIk Heifers 534 185.00 31 BIk Heifers 882 135.00 13 Mix Heifers 507 185.00 14 BIk Heifers 1,027 127.00 48 Mix Heifers 471 180.00 12 BIk Steers562 206.00 105 Mix Heifers 592 168.00 13 Mix Steers567 196.00 15 Mix Heifers 591 167.00 17 Mix Steers624 188.00 14 Mix Heifers 575 165.00 17 Mix Steers626 188.00 32 Mix Heifers 635 162.50 42 Mix Steers648 186.25 28 BIk Heifers 610 161.50 50 Mix Steers779 160.25 12 Mix Heifers 628 151.50 17 Red Steers756 159.50 14 Mix Heifers 709 147.00 18 BIk Steers825 156.75 31 Mix Heifers 738 145.50 50 Mix Steers856 154.00 61 Mix Heifers 818 144.50 16 BIk Steers751 153.00 17 Mix Heifers 814 144.50 45 Mix Steers767 153.00 59 Mix Heifers 771 144.00 13 Mix Steers871 148.00 26 BIk Heifers 756 144.00 23 BIk Steers868 146.50 21 BIk Heifers 756 144.00 19 BIk Steers927 144.00 15 BIk Heifers 676 143.00 14 Mix Steers927 143.00 37 Mix Heifers 752 142.75 57 Mix Steers898 143.00 Consigned for March 11 15 BIk Heifers, 700, OCV pelvic measured; 25 BIk Heifers, 800, OCV; 10 Hol Steers, 500; 140 Mix Heifers, 500-550, ~aned shots; 25 Red Angus Heifers, OCV pelvic measured, 750; 20 BIk and BIk WF Heifers, pelvic measured OCV, 750; Jon Russell, 785-374-4577, Cell 785-819-6115 Nell Bouray, 402-879-5566 Scott Greene, 785-545-8612 Kelly Bouray, 402-879-3051, Cell 402-879-5567 Thursday March 10, 2016 JEWELL COUNTY RECORDSA us and welcome us. It is hard to admit applications tor Kansas Forest , / that we have been wrong, but when we Service s Water Quahty Improvemenf repent, admitting our sins and turning through the Implementation of For- from them, God, who is a compassion- estry Practices initiative. A five-year ate God, restores us to a relationship partnershipagreementbetweenNRCS withHim.Noneofusarereallyworthy and the Kansas Forest Service pro- of being a child of God, but by His videsfreetechnicalassistance, inaddi- grace, we are. By His grace we are tion to $8.1 million in financial assis- forgiven and welcomed with open ..... to landowners who implement arms. )COnservation practices, such as plant- Sisters Rosie Campbell and Jane /ing trees to control erosion and im- ~ V Lewis recently had a ladies' day out. ~pro e water quahty. They went shopping in Superior, ate ~ With additional financial assistance out and visited friends. They have en- ~om watershed restoration and pro- joyed the beautiful weather,tection strategy groups, a landowner Cliff and Glenny Barnes had lunch would only need to cover 10 percent of with Steffen Barnes at a Red Cloud the total conservation project cost. restaurant Sunday. After lunch Cliff "This project provides a great opportu- and Glenny visited Bonnie and Gary nity where conservation stewardship Lewis at their Red Cloud home. can add value to the property at a Keller, Patsy, Thomas and Kooper reasonable cost," said Eric Banks, Ord, rural Guide Rock, hosted a ninth NRCS Kansas state conservationist. birthday party for Olivia Ord at their Assistance is available for land- home Olivia, dressed in her "Little owners in targeted watersheds. Many House on the Prairie" dress made for Kansas streams in the eastern third of herbyherGrandmaDianaOrd, opened Kansas lack adequate tree cover to hergiftsbeforeblowingoutthecandles stabilize streambanks. According to on her birthday cake as those attending the Kansas Water Office, federal res- sang "Happy Birthday" to her. Re- ervoirs in Kansas serve as the source of freshments of birthday cake, baked municipalandindustrialwaterformore and decorated by her mother Patsy than two-thirds of the state's popula- Ord, and ice cream were served. At- tion. Runoff and erosion contribute to tending were Wendy and Judy Ord, sedimentationofthesereservoirs.Trees Kyle, Paisley, Jerzie and Remington help stabilize river banks, keep debris Ord, Katie Mason, Darin, Amandaand off of fields, and ultimately improve Lilly Barnes, Steffen Barnes, Shelby water quality by reducing sediment Peters and Kirk Liesemeyer, all of Red entry into streams. This program also Cloud; Dallas and Jami Woltmath, funds the improvement of the quality Keamey; Dave and Michelle Durr, and productivity of woodlands and Alma; Tom and Maxine Golka, Jeff, forests, which are vital to overall wa- Diana and Kasey Ord, rural Guide tershed health. This type of partnership agreement Rock; Danea Buschkoetter, Beloit; is a new feature included in the 2014 Cliff and Glenny Barnes. Judy Donnely reported the Yoga Farm Bill. Called the Regional Con- class she teaches willbemeetingatthe servation Partnership Program, it en- Burr Oak Community Center, how- courages partners tojoininefforts with ever; the day has been changed from producers to increase the restoration Monday to Tuesday. The time will and sustainableuseofsoil, water, wiid- remain at 4 p.m. Judy says the exer- life, and related natural resources on cises they do are not difficult and they regional or watershed scales. The pro- can accommodate anyone, gram lets parmers (such as the Kansas There are several events coming up Forest Service) stretch their resources in the next few weeks that area resi- and share expertise to help producers dents might want on their calendars, install and maintain conservation ac- Time change is this Sunday, March 13. tivities in selected project areas. March 20 is the Burr Oak Community Applications will be taken until Club sponsored baked potato, salad funding is exhausted, and the project and dessert bar supper at the Commu- will be funded on a first come, first nity Center from 5 to 7 p.m. March 25 served basis as long as the resource the Good Friday Services will be at concern meets the NRCS and Kansas Olive Hill Chruch at 7 pm. Sunrise Forest Service conservation criteria. Service will be at 7:15 a.m. on For more information on eligibility Underwood Hill south and west of requirements and how to apply, call or Burr Oak with breakfast following at visit your local NRCS office located in the Burr Oak Christian Church. USDA Service Centers. Locations and contact information are available online NRCS, Forest Service at www.ks.nrcs.usda.gov by clicking provide assistance to on"FindaServiceCenter" under"Kan- sas Links." Kansas landowners The Natural Resources Conserva- "Curiosity is as much the parent of attention, as attention is of memory" tion Service (NI~CS)is now accepting Richard Whately The Mankato Housing Authority will conduct a public hearing at Pine Haven on April 11,2016 at our regular board meeting at 6:00 p.m. to discuss any proposed changes to housing policy and goals. These are available for review at the office located at 525 N Clinton, during regular business hours. For more information call 785-378-3017.