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Price 50 Office located at 111 E. Main, Mankato, Kansas 66956 Established 1890, Volume 127, Issue No. 29 USPS, NO. 274-940 Thursday, July 21, 2016 Public hearing for school budget scheduled for Monday, Aug. 8 The Rock Hills Board of F Aucatioa nmt Mo,tday. Present were Brendea Win h, Loft Yelken. lanolin Greene, Ervln Underwood, Todd Mauerhan. Lori Slate, Bohi Fain. Nadine Smith. Sam Meyers, Bah Rcttsh and Lynette Bartley, Superintendent Smith asked tor ham muttons h~r ra' .~ide'nl of the board. Broaden Wir,11 and Loft Yelken were nominated, Wirth was elected hy a vote uf 4-3 and then presided over I~ balance of the meedag. Wirth asked for nominations for vice president and Lod Yeiken was the time nominee. She was elecled unanimously. Both Lynerle Bart3ey was appointed clerk of 1he board for 1be 2016- I 7 school year; I~ Ica-e q Angteton was appointed deputy clerk', Rick Diamond, will be treasurer arid Sondra Decker was ap- pointed deputy h-easurer. ] t was reported that classroom units are in place in the old addilion and basement new addition for the HVAC project at the emementary school. Start- upofthe chiller is planned for Aug i. Formica for the cuut, tertops should be he~- thi ~ week Bob Roush, facililies and. lranspor- lotion dLrector, reporled on various projects. He said the elementary play- ground pro~ect began this week. Gym t]~,~s will be refinished on Aug .5. W=th =1o word received regarding tie: ponding on the JRSR track, it was the conmnsus of the board to have their attorney send ~ loiter regaling this matte Because Ibis ~as the annual r o~gaaizational meeting, the follow- ing aR~ointments were a~ved: State Exchange Bank. omcial depository; federal impact aid representative. Lynette BarOny: elementary truancy officer, Nadine Smith; junior-senior high school truancy officer, Sam Meyers: district KPERS representa- tive, Lyaette Banley; sehool attorney, Darrell Miller; Tide I director, Tide VI director, PL g74 program direc~x~r.Tide IX coordinator, 504 coordinator, hear- ing omcial for suspension and expul- sion appeals, purchasing agent, com- pliance officer to receive and act on discrimination eomplaims, freedom of information officer, Nadiae Smith; official newspaper. Jeweil OhmO" Record. Supedntea~mt Smith mview~ the Farm to Table program with the boar[[ members. Participation in the laogram was approved u~animo~sly. Class schedules for both the elementary and junior-senior high school' were ap- proved Ls presented. Newly hired spe- cial education teachers for the dispel are Shelby Caflaway, grades K-5, and Sheila Bogart. grades 6=12. Smi=h shared IheFY 201'7b~get publication page with the board Dale Dermis at the stare department of education will view the budget document prior 1o publication, public hearing and adop- tion. It was reporled the Jewell County Health Department has re iveti grant f3t~mg to purchase a soundproof hear- ing testing booth to I~ placed at the elementary school for ~aring screen- ings. The boani met in executive session Io discuss manet's affetaing ~ sta~clent. There was no action as a result of the private ~ssion. The hoard also met in ex~'~tive session to discuss employer-emptayee aegotimions. After returning to open sessinn, several changes to the 2016- i 7 rmgotiated agreement as ouflined ht a m~ting hem on July I I, includingan addendum r,g~ding supplementary pay for KSHSAA events, were ap- proved. The board met again in e~ecutive session to discuss non.elected person. nel. After the closed session, the fob Iowingacdonw0s token: AI1errmtedays (one half day and one full dayl were approved for Bethany Remus, 6-12 guidance o0unselor, and Sara Grout. licensed social worker, for em'ollm nt assistance. Judy Hadachek was al~ l:a'oved as a leacher l~tOr for Cody Miller for the 2016.20~7 year, with a $l,000 s~ipend. Signing bonuses of $3,000 were approved for the hard to fill positions of vocational ed~ation for Matthew Railshack and physical science. A sapplemental assignment recommendation of Snzette Gile as play director for the 2016=201'7 school year was approved, it was decided the public h ~'ing for the FYI7 school district budget witl be keld at 7 p.m. on Monday, Aug. 8, immediately prior to the ~gular ansi=st boasd meeting, The next regular mo~tmg of the Rock Hills School Board will I:. at 7:15 p,m. on Monday. Aug. 8, at the dis|riot office in Mankato. DAR sets Guinness record for most letters sent to service members "l o celebrate the nazumal stg-mty'.~ 125th amuver~ar) and Ihc cuhnmalion ot the Celebrate America! ',olutlteer ~,ervtc initiative, file DAR channeled il*, lerv~r tbr patriotism and dedicaled suppt~rt of our nature's military ser- vice members toward an ambitious b,~a]. During tM.~ week of the 125th Continental ConMess. held in June at LiAR's Washington, D.C beadquar- mrs, the organization .'.~1 an official Guinness world record lille in palrio- tiSlll lot "'most letters tt~ military per- ~nnel collected m o,m month.'" DAR members IX~SSeSs an unwa- vering patriolic devolion that spansth organization's 125-year history. Dur- ing the past throe years alone, daugh- lee, have devoted ,r~re than 2.2 mil- lion hours of setwice Io veterans, hon- ored mu~ than 28g.(g~) V ielnam War veterans and ~onated more than 525(1.(XX) in suppog of service meal- bets and their families. '['he world record atten]pl ~rved a-*. a le.~t: Could the irwmbersh i p exceedits alrea~Sy high standards of supp)n for oar milit;Lry? Achieving this ambitious goal re. quired the national society to coll~t and then mail at least IO.(X)O lette:s to acfi~e-dmy servic~e members. Daugh- lee across the country roll, led in sup- p~rt uf the effort, which was governed by sn-tct n,les. Many daug~.ters wrote perstmal messages, but because indi- viduals could writeonly one letter c~h. they also enlisted help fr.m tlw, r coat- munities. Girl Scouts, seht~fldnldten, even thegovemor of Georgiaand many mo~e caring citizens contributed cards and letters to the project. As dictated by the Guinaess guide- lines, all leuers had to be handwritten, addressed to an active duty service member, placed inside a stamped, un- ~ak'd envelope, and delivered in I'g~- sunlo one of thedesignated stations ~t up at DAR beadqmtrterg Handvements al Cily Park. A decision was made to seek grant funding. The 2(117 eily budget was revi *cd and il was decided to hold a special m~ting for further wurk un the bud- Playground equipment for Lake Emerson is on its way The Iewei] City Cnuncil met July 5 at city hall. Atlendingthe meeting were Darrell Bohnert, Josh Burks, Max Barks, Wade Wi~n. council mem- bers: Bruce Barrett, mayor: Amy Arasmith. city clerk. Minu~sof the Iun 6 meeting were approved. The counci! reviewed the mainlenance report. The playground equipment for Lake Emerson Ires been shipped. Four -solar lighL~ have been placed in the park; more will be nr- dcn~l. Knappertis flushi~g water lines. The city has been awarded a Dane Hansea graril for tl~ second "'welcome" sign. Bohnert reported the fire deparl- meat has Ix" n awarded a cost share grant for ftreequipment from ,he Kan- .~ Forest Service. The mayor ~faxl for input from the council members for 1he 2017 budget. Roof damage on Ih Pal, met Mu- seum building was dt.scussed. Spraying for mosqmtos and place- ment of a Lake Emer,on sign near 11~ Pearl Street interaction were tabled. Barrett reI~rtcd ~m the community development meet,rig he attcncled in Beloit. The council approved the purchase of a cleaning, cart for the Jewell Inn and t wn ~oakcr hoses for 1he flower garden .south of the ~.x~mmunity center. Plan.s for the annul Corn Show the weekend of Oct. 8 a~e underway. The Jewell Apar~mem board ofdi~ rectors met follow lag the couaci! meet- ing. Mi,rate~ of the Jur~ meeting wen= approved, C/ndy Barrett reported the air conditioner in Apt. 202 has been rephced She also g'lmr~ed she wilt he out of the offi-oe next week. Bills were nwiewed and approved for payment. get. l.t was, decided tO ~(.'~cpl I"H) n:lillf:U din at the city reservoir Iron1 VClIlurg Co~sLruclion. A hM for pumrss at the -~outh |ill ~latit)n was approved. SherTl Tk:e retires June 17, 201fi. Sheryi Tiee, Mankato, folded tip one hiher palron aprons, gathered up her comb and .~,~, sops, put the hair drier and curling iron away~ swepl the firms', tnmed out the lights, walked out of the door al Slylis- tic Slicers and h~.'ked it behind her, "[his had become a normal routine for Shcryl for the It s1 43 yca~, hta this day was different. For Sheryl had ~e. lired and t~ dtx~rs of Slylistic Shrar.~ dosed for good. Shcry] began her p~fessitm as a beautician in 1973 going iqto business in a part of the aotthsidc of the dowq- town building owned by Paul Garst. Mankalo Auto Body. For alime Sheryt worked with Jert3, Schafer at I(~ Easl Main Street. which is now USD 107 offices. Then for a four year .periud Sheryl operaled her salon m ,he n~rmer Lehrling building on Fast Jefferson, [n ]980 Slteryl opened and began uwral. ing Stylistic S~ars at I 17 North Com- mercial, the former Halstead 5ho Stoic. At this time Sarsty Davis joined the busi# ss. Shcry! remained in busi- ness al this Ioealiun until ~his past year when she moved Io I,uann Wilson's beauty shop property located at IOI N. Comm r~ial. Sheryl was a stogie m~m atvJ ~ai,gal t~ children during her years in busi- ness. At 1h beginning, she was ofen six days a w ~k and then when her daughter, Jenny, started ~hool sl~cut back lo fi ve days a w~k. For the In.st 15 years Sheryl has been open four days a week. Continut~5 In page 3