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7A JEWELL COUNTY RECORD Thursday, July 28, 2016 Jewell County Fair results (Continued from Page 6A) syrup blue, grand champion, purple, purple; tomato products blue; poster, notebook blue; furniture reserve grand champion; daily gain market steer blue, white; market steer champion, reserve grand champion; showmanship senior reserve champion, reserve grand cham- pion; meat goat grand champion; goat, showmanship senior grand champion; gelding blue; reining blue; barrels blue; costume class blue; horse report blue; horse poster grand champion; trail purple; pole bending purple; key hole purple westem pleasure senior red; western horsemanship senior red; showmanship senior red; horse dis- play reserve grand champion; standard bantam young blue; standard bantam old blue, purple; other fowl blue, blue, blue, purple, purple; standard fowl old bird grand champion; poultry show- manship senior grand champion; breed- ing new zealand blue; breeding holland lop blue; breeding flemish giant blue; breeding fur blue, blue, blue, purple; rabbit showmanship senior grand champion; breeding angora purple; market pig blue; swine, showmanship senior champion, reserve grand cham- pion; market pig red; breeding gilt re- serve grand champion; swine carcass blue, red; round robin grand cham- pion; livestock judging senior grand champion. Jenna Langer: buymanship-article blue, purple, purple; revue-buymanship purple, purple, reserve grand cham- pion; breeding blue; showmanship se- nior blue, red; westem pleasure senior blue; western horsemanship senior blue; trail blue; horse poster blue; horse report blue; horse display blue; reining purple; barrels purple; key hole purple; costume class purple; filly-mare red; pole bending red; livestock judging, senior reserve grand champion. Lacey Langer: buymanship-article blue, blue, purple, purple; revue- buymanship purple, red; showmanship blue; pre-novice, obed. white; color enlargement blue, purple, red; breed- ing blue; showmanship senior cham- pion; western pleasure junior blue; western horsemanshipj unior blue; trail blue; horse poster blue; horse display blue; reining purple; pole bending purple; barrels purple; key hole purple; costume class purple; filly-mare red; showmanship junior reserve champion; horse report reserve grand champion; breeding fur blue; breeding commer- cial blue; rabbit showmanship senior reserve grand champion. Kendra Tietjen: general arts and crafts blue, grand champion, purple; secretary book grand champion; color enlargement blue, purple, purple; filly- mare blue; key hole blue; costume class blue; horse poster blue; horse report blue; horse display grand champion; western pleasure senior red; western horsemanship senior red; reining red; pole bendi.ng rgd; barrelsred; show- manship senior red; trail white. Jillian Worm: buymanship-article blue, purple, purple; revue-buymanship blue, blue, blue; AC electric project grand champion, purple; poster note- Brice Kussman, member of the Webber Wide Awake 4-H Club, is pictured with his entry in the Jr. Show- manship class at the Jewell County Fair. , I Let us p#nt for you. Envelopes Flyers Sale Bill Scale Tickets Truck Logs Business Cards Carbonless Forms Brochures Cram II m Mankato, Kan. 66956 I 785-378-3191 .__J ! ! ~il:I ? Lenden Worm sets up his beef project during the judging of the Junior Showmanship class at the Jewell County Fair. book reserve grand champion; daily gain market steer blue; breeding cham- pion, champion, grand champion; mar- ket steer champion, reserve grand champion; showmanship senior cham- pion, grand champion; beef carcass contest reserve grand champion; su- preme market beef reserve grand cham- pion; swine, showmanship senior blue; market pig red, red, red; swine carcass purple, blue. Lenden Worm: AC electric project blue, reserve grand champion; tomato products reserve grand champion; breeding champion, reserve champion, reserve champion, reserve grand cham- pion; market steer champion, grand champion; daily gain market steer purple; showmanship junior reserve champion; beef carcass contest blue; swine showmanshi~ junior blue, blue; market pig red, red, r-ed, red, red; swine carcass blue, blue, red. Irrigation science is emphasis of field day in Colby When it comes to growing crops in western Kansas, Kansas State Univer- sity researchers are working to find the best, most efficient ways possible to use precious water resources. That work will be in focus at the K-State North- west Research-Extension Center fall field day Tuesday, Aug. 23, in Colby. With the theme, "Just Add Water: Irrigation Science Today," the event starts with registration from 8:30 to 9 a.m. at the American Legion, 1850 W. 4th St. Transportation will be provided from there to the research station for field tours and returning to the Ameri- can Legion for presentations indoors and a complimentary lunch. Field tour topics and indoor presen- Grain Hauling Parts Sales Trt.ck, Trailer and Auto Repair Sandblasting Painting Thunderstone and Shurco Tarp Dealer 785-428-3030 785-428-3031 Fax Elbourbon @ nckcn.corn 864 Hwy 14 Jewell, KS 66949 29.16 !!!i! !17!i ii!ii!' @i!i! :C !i State Representative "As your State Representative I've committed myself to the values that have made our country great. We need strong leaders committed to fighting for our ..... freedoms and values,: I will continue ::being a rations by K-State extension agrono- June 18. Prior to the closing Ida Pugh mists, engineers and entomologists had served as postmistress for more include: Drought-Tolerant Corn Hy- than 16 years. brids and Timing of Water Deficits, Gayle Cristman, former mayor of Rob Aiken; Managing Irrigation of Mankato died. Modem Corn Hybrids under Institu- 20 Years Ago tionalConstraints, FreddieLamm;Soil Two Nebraska men suspected of Water Sensors: Lessons from the Field, being involved at a robbery in Hastings Jonathan Aguilar; Ear Feeding Pests were taken into custody by Jewell on Corn: Is Resistance on the Horizon, County officers after a cross-country Sarah Zukoff; Nitrogen and Phospho- pursuit and a four-hour standoff near rus Management for Irrigated Corn: Courtland. After trying to rent a motel Sustainability and Profit, Lucas Haag; room in Mankato, the pair headed east Mobile Drip Irrigation: Hybrid Hard- on Highway 36 with Officer Robert ware for Hybrid Corn, Isaya Kisekka; Westgate in pursuit. and ET-Based Irrigation Scheduling, New sheetrock was installed in the Danny Rogers. entire backroom of the Palmer Mu- SeUln. Justin Boiler; 21, died at Wichita Jewell Co. Memories 10 Years Ago Leonard Worm, a Jewell County Continued from page 3 rural mail carrier, was killed in a two- vehicle accident three miles north of planning a two-week vacation in Wis- Formoso. consin. They planned to go by train. CarlaWangh, county clerk, reported July 22, 1976 voters in the coming primary election The Mankato Swimming would be using touch screen comput- 'Pool offered ladies swimming at 10 ers rather than paper ballots to cast a.m. Monday through Friday Sitters their votes. were available to care for small chil- Jackie (Martin) Boyles, 67, died at dren. Burr Oak. Duke Weltmer was in Hawaii to A total refurbishment of the Rock describe how lawyers could use acom- Hills track was underway. purer terminal. June 20, 199b 10 Years Ago Formoso and Mankato fire depart- June 15, 2006 ments were called to the Bob Howland The White Rock school board met for the final time. home when a fire of an electrical na- ture was apparently stated by a fan KenandMartaChandlerpurchased sitting on a bedroom dresser. The the Sweden Creme. Howlands were transported to the Delbert and Patrica Bird observed Jewell County Hospital after becom- their 50th wedding anniversary. in~ ill. June 22, 2006 Workman had begun laying brick Wheat being harvested in Jewell for the Jewell County Assisted Living County was said to be among the best Complex located north of the Jewell in Kansas with yields ranging from 30 County Hospital. to 40 bushels per acre. Mr. and Mrs. Clell Hancock ob- A ribbon cutting ceremony was held served their 65th wedding armiver- for the walking trail located near the sary. Mr. And Mrs. Emery Hobelman Jewell County Hospital. observed their 50th wedding anniver- Opal Lamb was honored for her 75 sary. years of PEO membership,. The White Rock Schools old bus The Mankato High School gymna- sium floor was being replaced. barn in Burr Oak had been razed with Mankato, Formoso and Burr Oak plans to construct a new building to fire departments were called to battle a house the district buses, fire at the Jewell County yard. The fire Kristin Ruthstrom was initiated into started in a pile of old planks and soon Alpha Tan Alpha, an agricultural edu- spread to new bridge planks. The fire- cation honorary, men fought the blaze for nearly three July 26, 1996 . hours. Lori Roberson and Scott Yelken July 27, 2006 were married June 1. Greg Wilson and Larry Groves Dee Hay and Lee Ray Falk were opened a business in Jewell selling married June 8. Preparing to celebrate their 50th used Japanese made equipment includ- wedding anniversaries were Mr. and ing small tractors, track hoes and mini- Mrs. Gerald Saint and Mr. and Mrs. trucks. Rex Bird was recovering from a Coburn Henningsen. kidney transplant. The rural branch post Office at The county clerk's office were test- Northbranch was officially closed on , / i: i i: Lacey Langer won the grand champion ribbon of the junior showmanship class at the 2016 Jewell County Fair. ~ ing the touch-screen voting equipment that was to be used for the first time in should consider. At any point inI life ' Jewell County on Aug. 1. tragedies like an automobile or farm- The Mankato City Council passed ing accident or a sudden serious dis- an ordinance banning the operation of ease, can happen. ~ The most common advance dicec: off-road vehicles within the city. rives include a durable power of a ttgr- ney for health care, living will and ado Post Rock Answers notresuscitatedirective. Apackeiwith . a copy of the Kansas statute forms for these directives, in addition to other Advance Health Care Directives important health care information, is As a cognitively healthy adult, you available from K-State Research and have the right to be informed about the Extension. state of your health and make your own Durable power of attorney for health decisionsaboutmedicaltreatment.But, care. In your advance health care di- what happens if you become unable to rectives you can name someone who voice your own decisions? you would like to make decisions for If a person becomes incapacitated, you in the event that you are unable to either temporarily or permanently, ad- speak for yourself. The person named vance health care planning comes into to make medical decisions on another play. Forming advance health care di- person's behalf is called a "durable rectiveswhilebeingcognitivelyhealthy power of attorney for health care," allows a person to voice his or her "medicalpowerofattomey"or"health wishes regarding future health care, in care agent." the event that person eventually be- This is not to be confused with comes unable to do so. naming a durable financial power of Many people start the planning pro- attorney, which should be handled with cess as older adults, but this is some- thing any person over the age of 18 Continued to page 8 NOTICE OF BUDGET HEARING The governing body of Jewell County will meet on August 15, 2016, at 10:00 a.m. at the Jewell County Courthouse for the purpose of hearing and answering objections of taxpayers relating to the proposed use of all funds and the amount of ad valorem tax. Detailed budget information is available at the Jewell County Clerk's office and will be available at this hearing. BUDGET SUMMARY Proposed Budget 2 17 Expenditure and Amount of 2016 Ad Valorem Tax establish the maximum limits of the 20 t7 Est Tax Rate is subject to ehan~.~n the final assessed valuatton ...... .~ ........ ~,-~-,~4--.~ !~-~ ,~- ~ ..... ~ ~ = ........... , ~ ~ ~;~ = ~'..': ~~". ~ Fund General Bond and Interest Road and Bridge S ecial Brid e Health 2'015 Expenditures 1,530,630 2,613,780 Actual Tax Rate* 23.949 36513 1.000 2016 Expenditures 1,617.776 2,493,000 Actual Tax Rate* 22.372 36.498 1.000 Proposed Budget 2017 Budget Authorit) for Expenditures 1,810,188 2,554,000 173,098 298,754 3.072 290,225 3.120 306,185 Appraiser's Cost I 10,151 2.333 131,000 2.160 149,700 Noxious Weed 124,716 2.293 166,500 1.949 176,500 Ambulance 368,460 4.765 369,847 3.781 426,772 Hospital Maintenance 565,497 12.000 639,291 12.000 696,528 1,498,643 32.331 1,778,449 33.077 1,865,500 12,643 10,000 Health' Ca ital Outla 2,148 85,725 220,818 ~ 223,896 3,216 2,000 268,519 24.986 Solid Waste Disposal Emer enc 911 E 91 i -wireless Ambulance E ui ment Jewell County 911 Ca .lm rov. Pr m. ~Funds Totals 4,250 46.235 54,405 ~ 15,879 28,089 25,000 11,213 225,648 380,000 115,270 7,533,422 118.256 7,754,035 115.957 9,227,673 Less Transfers 456,837 110,000 110,000 Net Expenditure Total Tax Levied Assessed Valuation 7,076,585 5,046,744 42,675,466 2014 Outsanding Indebtedness January 1 G.O. Bonds Revenue Bonds Other Lease Pur Princ. Total *Tax rates are expressed in mills 0 0 0 655,429 655,429 Other District Fund Fire District No. I 7,644,035 5,726,264 49,383,310 2015 0 0 0 319,998 319,998 Prior Year Actual Expenditures 6,667 20t5 9,117,673 XXXXXXXXX 53,540,691 2016 0 0 0 160,931 Amount of 2016 Ad Valorem Tax Est. Tax Rate* 1,240,639 23.172 1,976,810 36.922 53,541 1.000 159,523 2.979 118,097 2.206 74,350 1.389 262,340 4.900 642,488 12.000 1,580,969 29.528 6,108,757 114.096 160,931 Actual Tax Rate * 3.493 2016 Current Year Estimate 0f Expenditures 6,629 Actual Tax Rate ' 2.749 Proposed Budget 2017 Budget Authority f0rExpenditures 6,596 2016 Ad Valorem Tax Est. Tax Rate * July 1 Est. Valuation 5,950 2.723 2.184.891 Fire District No. 2 9,000 3.036 11,000 2.542 20,341 9,500 2.442 3,890,515 Fire District No. 3 22,528 3.649 17,803 3.151 17,649 16,300 2.899 5,621,906 Fire District No. 4 1 t,543 2.500 20,000 2.248 26,862 14,337 2.098 2,000 Fire District No. 5 32,265 4.995 27,931 4.361 26,574 Fire District No. 6 15,158 5.000 15,883 4.417 15,815 Athens Cemetery 3,189 1.206 4,350 1.041 42,899 Center Cemetery 14,132 3.265 63,229 2.911 61,973 Fairview Cemetery 2,912 1.790 4,614 1.006 4,363 Ionia Cemetery 4,000 1.729 5,500 1.489 30,167 Jewell Cemetery 5,559 1.366 8,000 1.203 51,367 3.991 3.438 1,128 2,416 Laurel HiliCemetery 2,993 945 1.111 1.215 0.488 Pleasant Prairie Cemetery 1.287 1.395 0568 7,867 13,326 624 29,574 75O 1,774 Star Cemetery Union Cemetery 2,000 Wallace Cemetery 7,794 0.961 5,500 0.843 19,004 Webber CemeteryNo. 12 5,735 1.637 5,450 1.317 12,627 35.530 41.868 387,628 Tota/s 146,944 6,832,294 21,785 4.005 5,439,308 14,458 4.096 3,529,503 2,000 0.935 2,138,352 14,000 2.756 5,079,259 1,400 1.014 i,380,395 3,000 1.629 1,842,149 3,600 1.165 3,090,169 1,200 2.524 475,470 1,000 0.975 1,025,293 600 1.078 556,655 1,250 0.438 2,856,655 3,300 0.797 4,139,004 4,598 1.262 3,644,121 * Tax rates are expressed in mills Clerk 32.836 203,433 1 18,278