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Wednesday, June 24,1992 A'r" -r~" E~ OUR Wednesday, June 24: Trump It Club meeting with Roena Nelson, hostess Thursday, June 25: Jewell County Council on Aging meeting at Formoso Alzheimers Disease meeting, 6:30-8:30 p.m., Harmony Jewell County Historical Society Board of Directors meeting, 8 p Saturday, June 27: "Getting Started", Junior Naturalist Program, 2 p.m., Grout 4_ "Parts is Parts", 8 p.m., Group Shelter at Lovewell State Park Tuesday, June 30: Extension Council Executive Board meeting, 7:30 p.m., Buffalo Roam Wednesday, July 1: Nominations for 4-H Alumni, 4-H Family of the Year ~mdidatcs due to Extension Office Union Chapel U.M.W. meeting at Loreen Bird's, 7 p.m. JeweH County New qualified projects wanted for NCR Planning Commission Loans The North Central Regional Pl@nning Commission (NCRPC) has h~ade $219,400 in loans to eight businesses and industries in Ellsworth, Lincholn, Mitchell and Washington counties during the past year, reports NCRPC executive director John Cyr. Once fully operational, the eight businesses that qualified for these loans are scheduled to create 31 Jobs at an average cost per Job of $7,077. Begun in January 1991 with a $500,000 grant from the U.S. Depart- ment of Commerce, Economic Develop- ment Administration, and $167,000 In matching funds donated to the NCRPC by various county-level economic de- velopment organizations and private busInesses, the NCRPC revolving loan program makes loans to busInesses that cannot fully qualify for loans through normal lendIng institutions. Features of the program Include: 1) Notice: Jewell residents You may still use the news drop In the former Republican building for news, ads, cards of thanks, classified ads, etc.untll further notice. Loan term, 10 years or less; 2) Interest, New York Prime as reported in the 'Wall Street Journal" the date of loan closure; 3) Maximum loan amount, $175,000; and 4) Minimum loan amount, none. The program requires the participa- tion of another lending institution (i.e., bank) in any project. A profile of each project shows a minimum of 10 percent owner equity, a maximum of 33 percent NCRPC financing, and a minimum of 57 percent bank participation. Any business or Industry located In Cloud, Ellsworth, Jewell, Lincoln, Mitchell, Republic and Washington counties is eligible to participate In this program, provided they are unable to find com- plete financing elsewhere. Interested parties may learn further details of the program and application process by contacting the NCRPC of- rices at (913) 738-2218. The NCRPC is actively seeking new qualified projects. Jewell County Post The Official Newspaper of Jewdl County A Consolidation of the Jewell County Record ~ JeweU County Republican Published by Solomon Valley Post, Inc. Earl Loganbill, Publisher Harry B. McGrath,Jr., General Manager Sherri Abeli, Editor Second class postage paid at Mankato Post Office Office Location: 111 East Main, Box 305, I~ 66956 USPS274-940 Call 378-3191 Subscription Rates (Payable in Advance) Jewen Coumy and surrounding counties, ~ih, ~ Mitchel~ Cloud and Relmb~ in Kansas - $19.06 Nuckok and Webster counties in N~.$1~ F~lcre in ~. $22.24 " 0urge Kmm a~1md~n in - ~rn~m, $24,90 The Jewell County commissioners met June 22, 1992. Pete Stevens, Martin Tractor repre- sentative, was In and discussed a new equipment program that Martin Trac- tor Company is developing. ~cky Johnson -McNichols discussed an increase In her budget to spray county roadsides. She was told to sub- mlt a separate budget request for spray- ing roadsides and the request would be considered at the time of preparing the final county budget. The commissioners signed resolu- tion #92-11, to be published in the official county newspaper, a notice to close a county road described as fol- lows: Beginning at the south side of Bridge No. W. 1-30 between Sections 11 and 12 of Sinclair Township, thence north approximately .4 of a mile to the SW 1/4.of the NW 1/4 of Section 12. Anyone opposed to said dosing shall file their protest in writing with the Jewell County Clerk on or before July 20, 1992. Richard Franklin, County Engineer, had a price for road signs stating the weight limits for Jewell County roads. It was approved to sign a request of matching funds for signs on county wlde FAS roads, total cost $52,000. A maximum of $750 for a program which includes several central Kansas counties to Jewell to the Ma) ers minutes, which were bills was approved. Louise Korb, Burr Oak, change on part of their erty tax, and Korb was informed will visit with the determine what legal taken, ff any. Dawn Merrlman, OCCK. explained several are available to assist a disability (s). Richard Canfield, Burr raine Shirley Spittle, Area Field Representative; Walter, Executive ~g on Aging presented their request to the plaJned various programs available. Darrell Miller Carla Waugh, cussed with the commissioners. ~ Frank Langer's Kansas 4-H Family of the Year Kind words are a direct result of hard work and kind actions. Kind actions and hard work come naturally to the 1992 Kansas 4-H Family of the Year, the Frank Langer family, from Jewell Co. As a result of their efforts, many kind words were written about them in the nomination for Kansas 4-H Family of the Year. The award was presented during Kansas Friends of 4-H Day at the Rock Springs 4-H Center near Junction City. The family received an engraved clock in recognition of their efforts. "The Langers are people you can really count on when the chips are down," said Cheryl Russell. Russellwas responsible for submitting the nomIna- tion on behalfoftheWebberWideAwake 4-H Club. "I could always count on the Langers, and although their children are 4-H graduates now, Frank and Bonnie con- tinue to attend club fund raisers and work at the county fair in demanding positions. The years and the Job titles James Clothing anniversary winners Carol Bourbon, Jewell, won the first prize of a $40 girl certificate at the James Clothing, Jewell, 40th anniver- sary drawing held Sat. The second prize, a Nikebag, was won by Marlene Brown, Mankato. The youth drawing for a Nike basketball was won by Bruce Doxon, Jewell. Rose KleppInger, Jew- ell, was the winner of a $25 gift certifi- cate in the contest to name the two brands that have been offered at James Clothing for 40 years. The correct answer was Wolverine and Arrow. o i . Jim Stone's Gun Shop New & Used Cleaning & Repair Olive Hill Road - 913-647-8071 can be documented, but it is very hard to express in black and white how much the Langers have to anyone who knows them." This busy dairy farm family provides leadership for their 4-H club, commu- nity and church. Frank and Bonnie have been involved In 4-H for 28 years and their three children, Lisa Langer Boyles, Larry Langer and Janelle Langer are all ten-year 4-H members. Frank's mother Wilma is a charter member of the Webber Wide Awake 4-H Club that will celebrate its 66th annlvero.~'y this November. Frank was a community leader for three years and his mother, Wilma, for one year. Frank and Bonnie have been project leaders in the dairy, garden, sewing, cooking, veterinary science, dogs, crafts, junior leadership, wood- working and knitting projects. Theyhave served as hosts for five ship exchanges and as superintendents. Frank is as chairman for three Lisa and Janelle were county queen, and brother i crowned king In outstanding 4-H records, participation, and schoo the Kansas City American Royal as part Building an inquiring mind, learning to skills taught by the 4-H of these highly sought definitely a priority to the fly," wrote JeweU County Agent Deanna Sweat. Cont/nued All Jewell County Offices the Courthouse, Weed, Road & Bridge, and the Landfill vdll be CLOSED July 3, 1992. The Landfill will also be dosed July PART-TIME LIBRARY AIDE, wanted the White Rock Schools. Apply to: Dana K. Randel, Su U.S.D. #104, P.O. Box 38, Esbon, Kansas