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3A JEWELL COUNTY RECORD Mankato City Library will host book reading Mankato City Library will be hold- ing a children's book reading Satur- day, May 21. The morning will start with an activity at 10 a.m., followed by the reading of the book, Hazel the Hippo, 10:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m., con- ducted by author Staci J. Allen. The book, a rhyming picture book for chil- dren, delivers the important message that all children and adults are perfect just the way they are. Staci is the former Staci Duffey, who grew up in Formoso. She gradu- ated from Mankato High School in 1983, and married husband, RickAllen, who grew up in Courtland. She works for Summit Church in Lee's Summit, Mo., where she has more than 15 years experience teaching and working with preschoolers. Staci's book was published March 28 of this year. Friendship Meals May 23-27 Monday - meatloaf, mashed pota- toes, spinach, fruit salad. Tuesday - pork chops, sweet pota- toes, mixed vegetables, apple crisp. Wednesday - hamburgers, lettuce, tomato, onions, baked beans, peaches. Thursday - beef and noodles, pick- led beets, pears. Friday - oven fried chicken, pota- toes, gravy, broccoli, fruit. Meals delivered by the Catholic church. Dispatch Greeters Sunday were Ray and Gin- ger DeBey, Marty and Beth Christian family. Passage Sunday morning was Luke 9:23=36, Theme Sunday morning was "How Do You Figure." Passage Sun- d/ty evening was Psalm 13; theme Sun- day evening was "Trusting In The One We Blame." David Rozema, Kearney, lead morning and service and elder Bob Koops lead evening services. Dustin Pahls and Alisa Rotman were married yesterday. Happy birthday Ryan DeBey May 8, Ben Boersman May 11, Ray DeBey and Jennifer Herredsberg May 12, David Herredsberg May 13. Mr. and Mrs. Jacob Vaverka and family, Pella, Iowa, stayed the week- end with Mr. and Mrs. Russell Groenendyk. Marriane Schlatter's brothers were in church with her. Courtland Arts Center will host 'baseball bake-off ~Pike Valley Summer Baseball in- vites you to their 4th annual baseball bake-off and sale from 8:30 a.m. to noon On Saturday at the Courtland Arts Center. All money raised will go to the Thursday, May 19, 2016 You're Invited The family of Rich and Julene Sullivan, would love to have you join them in the celebration of 50 years of marriage. An open house is planned for, Sunday, May 22, 2 to 4 p.m., Superior Estates Winery, 200 W. 15th St. Superior, Neb. 19-2c Frasier among CCC Hastings graduates Central Community College- Hastings honored 432 graduating stu- dents during its annual commence- ment ceremonies. Among the students listed for gradu- ation is N/cole M. Frasier, Burr Oak, with a degree in business adminislxa- f/on. Jewell Auxiliary plans for PopPy Day Jewell American Legion and Aux- iliary met last Wednesday. Karen Boden conducted the business meet- ing. Verla Roe led the devotions, "In- spiring others." Plans were completed for the Poppy Day dinner May 28. Alexys Meier will be attending Girls State in June. Snacks were served following the meeting. The next meeting will be Sept. 14. Letters to the Editor Editor, Even though its been almost two years, malicious lies and mistruths keep on coming. According to the front page fact-fiction "story" of the Burr Oak library on May 12, the library board decided to find a new location because, "The building was beginning to dete- riorate. Broken windows and the building's crumbling facade created a community eyesore. The toilet was again out of commission." The truth if it were to be known is that, despite receiving more than 4,000 square feet of space for free (this al- ways remains conveniently unmen- tioned), I, the owner of the building decided that is was time for the library to move after calling law enforcement on me, because my dog was in the library with me. The space that the library was using was not crumbling and did not have any broken windows. Unless you count the concrete in front of the library that was salted for years by library staff. But the insinuation is that the entire building (45,000 square fee0 was re- quired to be maintained to their stan- dards even though they were getting the space for free. It's also very insult- ing to suggest that I was responsible for the toilet when it was the library's guests that plugged it. That I should be Last week, Roberta Holdren dressed up to celebrate, Cinco de Mayo at the Scoop in Jewetl on Wednesday. Roe receives 'friend of education' award Keith Roe has been selected for the 2016 Friends of Education Recogni- tion by the Confidence in Kansas Pub- lic Education Task Force. He is one of 54 volunteers across Kansas recog- nized for this honor. At the Senior Day awards presenta- tion held recently at Rock Hills Jr.-Sr. High School, Superintendent Nadine Smith recognized Keith for his dedica- tion to expanding the education of Rock Hills students beyond the classroom and athletic venues. Through Keith's persistent work as a member of Growing Jewell County Through Entrepreneurship and Youth Attraction, he encourages students to think big and have confidence in their ideas. As a community leader, Keith is an example of one who makes time to make a difference for youth. He truly is a friend of education. Clay Aurand files for seat in Kan. House Clay Aurand, former house major- ity leader, has filed for the 106th House of Representatives seat. The seat is currently held by Representative Sharon Schwartz, who is not seeking reelection. "I am filing for theHouse of Repre- sentatives to help ensure that any new school t-mance legislation treats rural responsible for the repair even though schools equitably. The state needs to the library was not paying any sort of ensure continuation of a quality K-I2 rent. The library board abused my hos- education system thatprepares our kids pitality, got two years worth of free for col!ege, career: and ]ife/, Amand. rent and has spent a great deal of en- said. '.'As the former~c~hair of 4hehouse~ ergy maligning the value of that hospi- - education committee and current Re- tality. I have never seen a better ex- public County School Board member, ample of cutting your nose to spite I have experience tackling the chap your face, in my life. lenges rural districts face on a daily Pike Valley summer youth baseball Congratulationsonthelibrary'snew basis. I look forward to once again program to help pay for equipment, location. They should have started the serving the people ofnorthcentral Ken- field maintenance and their expenses process when they found out that the sas by making it the best place in the to attend the College World Series in school district was consolidating. In- country to live, work and raise a faro- Omaha in June. Anyone is welcome to stead they chose the path of least resis- ily." donate items to be sold in the bake sale tance which was free rent until they Aurand servedlin the Kansas House or to enter the bake-off competition, decided they were going to make con- for 18 years. He is alifelong resident of There will be five divisions of corn- ditions on the owner for giving them Republic County and a fourihgenera- petition: cookies or bars, cakes, pies, free rent. And now the public knows t/on family farmer. He earned a breads and candies or snacks. There "the rest of the story." bachelor's degree in political science will also be an assortment of prizes to Sincerely be won. Guy Daley, Burr Oak The best of show will be chosen - from the first place winners in each division. The best of show prize is a restaurant tour of northcentral Kansas, Armed including gift certificates for the areas best eateries. Items can be dropped off between 8 and 8:30 a.m. Saturday at the Courtland Arts Center. Judging will begin at 9 a.m. Baked goods may be donated for the sale and not be entered into the competition. arry t 785-378.8600 from Kansas State University. He and his wife, Gina, have four children. They live in Belteville. Saturday, May 21 Ill Forces Day Coffee VFW 9to 11 a.m. 7830 Post Home Mankato, Kan. HUNT INN AND BROTHERS PIZZA i Saturday, May 21 Burr Oak Weather Larry Gillett, NOAA observer Temperatures High for the week ........................ 80 Low for the week ......................... 39 Precipitation This week .................................. 1.42 Year todate ................................ 9.20 Daily highs and lows May 11 .................................. 80 May 12 .................................. 70 May 13 .................................. 71 May 14 .................................. 75 May 15 .................................. 58 May 16 .................................. 59 May 17 .................................. 50 Taneile Peroutek and Emma Reinert had Parliamentary procedure. Taneile had a crossword and Emma reported how to make a motion. Katie Reinert talked about bus safety. Sam Underwood had a demonstration aleut woodworking and also talked about the cutting board he made at school. Sam and Jacob Underwood talked about foods, Emily Cox talked about all the projects she is taking to the fair and Taneile Peroutek talked about 45' sheep care. Sam played the piano for music. The Peroutek family had a game on how well members knew their moth- 41 46 More reservations for Mankato, Rock Hills alumni reunion More reservations have been re- ceived for the upcoming Mankato and Rock Hills reunion: 1945 Don Walker; 1948 Alma Ortman 7-~dina; 1949 Darlene Queen Walker, Burt Wame; 1950 Rosella Lagergren Damon; 1952 Marvin McDill; 1953 Jerry Vader; 1956 Peggy Malsbury Vader, Darlene Warner B ur- gess; 1957 Johnie Warner; 1958 Jim Whelchel, Myra Frye Bolt, Barbara McCammon Thomas; 1959 Susan Hughes Diehl; 1960 Richard Colson, Larry Neilson; 1961 Margaret Grimes Colson, Leota Claycamp McCarthy, Curtis Rafferty; 1965 Edwin Dunstan; 1966 Jim Freeman, Bob Howland; 1969 Richard Gall Neilson; 1971 Jim Ryan, John Weltmer, Beverly Connor, Rob- ert Walker, Mike Zadina, Kathleen Kinsey Jeffery; 1973 Sherry Connor Gennaro; 1975 Lisa Nelson Goodheart, Lynette Bradrick Belch, Mary Rothchild; 1994 Chris Freeman, 1996 Shanna Huntsinger Freeman. 4-H News The Mankato Eager Beavers 4-H club had an April and May combined meeting. President Emily Cox called the meeting to order. The 4-H pledge and flag salute were led by Faith Reinert, Aaron and Nelson Underwood. Roll call was answered by "Tell what your middle name is and name a plant or crop." Eleven members, three par- ents, three leaders and one guest were present. Lesa Peroutek, leader, thanked all those who donated and helped with Family Fun Night in March and those who donated and helped at the spa- ghetti feed last week. The club will help put the memorial flags up at the cemetery. Congratulations to Katie Reinert and Sam Underwood for 8th grade promotion and Emily Cox and Waude Underwood for their high school graduation. crs. The next meeting will be at 3 p.m. on June 5 at the Mankato City Park or in the UMC basement. VFW Auxiliary, Jewell County Memorial, honors teachers The Auxiliary to Post No. 7830, Jewell County Memorial, met May 10. Sherri Jeffery, president, called the meeting to order at 6 p.m. with 10 members present. Guest was Marsha LaRosh, Osborne, past district presi- dent, who attended for installation of new officers. Auxiliary presented patriotic goodie bags for students for Loyalty Day, May 1 took May Day baskets to LTC for residents and honored teachers with coffee cake for Teacher Appreciation Week. Armed Forces Day will be o13- served Saturday from 9 to 11 a.m. at the VFW Post Home. The Boy Scouts and 4-H members will be helping put out the American flags at Mount Hope Cemetery next Friday at 1 p.m. Memorial Day ser- vices, May 30, will begin at 9 a.m. at the courthouse, followed by auxiliary services at Mount Hope, and then cof- fee and snacks Will be sewed at the VFW Post Home. Discussed was the Biking Across Kansas fundraiser and the concession stand for the all-star basketball and volleyball games. Auxiliary agreed to help with packing and delivering food for the Meals for Kids and made a donation to this program. The auxil- iary also made a donation to the VFW Post to help on the new flooring that will be installed at the VFW Post Home after June 6. Other donations made were to the Wounded Warrior picnic that will be held at Tuttle Creek in Manhattan Aug. 27, summer youth program. Boy Scouts, 4-H, Pine Ha- ven and Veterans Voice subscription was renewed. After discussion on changing the night of meetings and time, it was decided to leave the meeting night as the second Tuesday of the month, but starting time will be 5:30 p.m. Next meeting will be July 12, at 5:30 p.m at Pine Haven for audit purposes and any other new business to be discussed. Thursday, May 19, 2016 Mankato Garden Club meets at Pine Haven The Mankato Garden Club held their meeting at the Pine Haven meeting room because the weather was too chilly to meet at the Mankato City Park as planned. Roll call was answered by telling "what we had brought for the plant auction to be held later in the meeting." The previous months minutes were read, the treasurer's report was given and both approved. Tuesday Happenings at Long Term Care for entertainment day will be May 24. Various ideas were exchanged. It was decided on making "May Bas- kets" to share with the residents. Jane Pahls will make the baskets and we will meet in the front lobby of Jewell County Hospital to assemble the bas- kets. In discussion for the June meeting of going to Concord/a, it was decided the club possibly would go to the Nazereth Motherhouse in the morning, then eat lunch. After lunch go to the Cloud County Museum followed by shop ping if there is time. Meeting at the Mankato Christian Church 9 a.m. will be our starting place. Refreshments were served followed by the plant auction. Odessa Homemakers: " .. " gather in Esbon " The second Tuesday of May came and it was remembered that .it was Odessa Homemakers Day by the nine members who gathered at the Village Care in Esbon. First came the flag salutel Next, cards were prepared and signed by all members so they could be mailed to Norene Dietz, Nola Bess Atwood, Veronica Mar/hugh and Shirley . Mar/hugh, who all are members 0fthe club. One of the members, Nola Bess, is at this time staying at the Golden Living Center in Downs. Roll call was answered by '-'telling of something you have on your-bucket list." Mentioned were a hopeful trip, to live life to the fullest and the hopes Of " waking up the next morning. Also . mentioned were when they got to drive a tractor or combine, which" were not hopes for the future but happy thoughts of the past Also hopes of attending.a- granddaughter's graduation and fu-. ture Seattle trip. -. Harmony United Church celebrates, Trinity Sunday picked from Lucille Clark's huge area Harmony United Churchcelebrated of that flower. - " Zambia children's pictures were passed around and some were taken so Christmas packages can be sent to them. Virginia Alexander had the lesson. She read poetry on many flowers and as she did so placed that type of flower into her vase. There w#re i peonies, tulips and mums, ending up_ : with a bouquet. Betty Voboril was the hostess and had the table decorated with spring items, which included a bouqQet of Iris Trinity Sunday May 15. Nikki Ost began the service with reading the an- nouncements. Rosalie Menhusen played "O Jesus, I Have Promised" for the organ prelude, Meili Ost served as acolyte. Joshua Davis was honored with a card and small gift as an eighth grade graduate. Several children re- sponded with answers to Pastor Sharp' s question, "what are some things that go in a circle?" during the children's sermon. He asked if we go around in a The business of circle where do we end up? Back where we started. He encouraged the children aging is booming to not just go in circles, ending up As America grows older, the bus/- where they started, but to reach out to ness of aging grows bigger, according include new friends and new chal- to the Association of Mature Ameri- lenges. The scripture reading was John can Citizens. Pharmaceutical compa- 16: 12-15. In his sermon on theTrinity, nies are now among the biggest adver, Pastor Sharp described each of the tisers on television. Shop-at-home three forms of God: God the Father, medical suppliers offering everything God the Son (Jesus), and the Holy from canes, reading glasses and cath- Spirit, then discussed how these three eters are racking up big sales, nation- are one, and have always been. Joys wide. and concerns were shared, including Meanwhile, theat-home senior-care- two members who willbe great-grand- sector has joined the ranks of the fast- mothers again. The congregation left est growing industries in Amer.ica Wi~ the sanctuary to "Amazing Grace" sales said to be approaching the$40 i played on the piano, billion level. ' ' Wanda Thummel brought and shared with the women the plant given to the unit by the activity director of the Jewell County Hospital. This was for helping with Tuesday Happenings pro- grams. The hostess "guess a number" item was won by Ione Shipley. The :. meeting adjourned with the plans of meeting again in June. . . i ~ ~ will be observing his Friday, May 27 Cards maybe sent to: 102 Walnut St. Lebanon, Kan. 66952 Delbert and Patricia Bird will celebrate their 60th Wedding Anniversary Friday, May 27 o Fhey were married in the Ash Creek United Brethren Church in Jewell County May 27, 1956 A reception hosted by their children, Rex Bird and Ramona Tiemeyer will be held Sunday, May 29, 2 to 4 p.m. Northbranch Friends Church Fellowship Hall Northbranch, Kan. Sponsored byKansasState Wildlife and Parks Comm., Jewell Chamber and Jewell Grocery II ' Come join us Memorial Weekend at the ESBON COMMUNITY CENTER Saturday, May 7 a.m.-10 a.m. B/scuffs and Gravy and Coffee Sunday, May 29 7 a.m.. Homemade Cinnamon Ro//s and Coffee Lunch, 11 a.m. Chicken and Nood/es, Ham and Baked Steak, Green Beans, Mashed Potatoes and Gravy, Sa/ad and Dessed Bar, Homemade Ro//s and Ddnk Monday, May 30 Sacred Heart Altar Society 7 a.m.. Homemade Cinnamon Ro//s and Coffee Lunch, 11 a.m. Ham and Sca//opedPotatoes, ot uy%'u raa"',my"a'" 28 AND o uy u my"a'" 29 Cards may be sent to 319 Z Road, Esbon, KS 66941 Beef, Cornsa/adandandGreenDessertBeanS,BarHOmemadeandDdnk Bread, ~I~ " 20A'6 Friday, Saturday and Sunday '-- ~ May 20, 21 and 22 AND r lOOthBirthday' ( ] God's Not Dead2 Sunday Morning Breakfast Ahigh-schoolteacher(MelissaJoanHart) HUNT BROTHERS PIZZA .Open House ] day, M ay 29 fipguhbL.cflra~s::ghI t]~disSCe~?elJet:U;ei~;le~ ~ 119 E. Jefferson, Mankato, Ken. 785-378-3201 :.,,/ faith-b fob::Om CehitthemaGlicOd'dNdt )oad. for Celia Norton Kincheloe SUE 2*"Mankat0'Kan'*785"378"3172 F Sam's Pll will be held [ 7 a.m.-ll a.m. [ -- will be open MaS tR;d Ya.m. ,1 Saturday, May 21, l Rock Hills Jr.- Sr. High SchoOl:' 1: Saturda , Ma 28, Serving 2 - 4:30 p.m. Mankato,MenuKan. I1 Y Y , sSa nt i,: -I Methodist Church Annex, Ionia, Kan. Biscuits and Gravy, I 11 rn Garlic Bread "" ,""" =" and Salad Friends and relatives are invited to attend Sausage, Eggs, I in addition to it s regular hours for - for some conversation, cake and ice cream l . Hashbrowns, _, Pancakes, -"-- -- | We have ] Toast, Damsn, Fruit [ Salad, l[ Memorial,,ThegangWeekendsall here french flies No gifts please Celia turned 100 on May 11 / Coffe and Juice [ I .-. . and onion rings Cards may be sent to 1 Free will donation ,i, 1 Ih ham's t'l c tthe2nu 2679 Dadisman St., /| Sponsered by Rock Hills FllLA Students who qualified for the I I Ave., Esbon, Kan. 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