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' 9A JEWELL COUNTY RECORD Thursday, July 28, 2016 I I II I I By Fawna Barrett II IT " Micah Daniels will be guest speaker next Sunday at the Randall Church as Dan will be traveling with the youth group. Randall Senior Citizens hosted the County Council on Aging Thursday morning with l0 attending. A nice group attended the baby shower for Caroline Ramsey Saturday afternoon and she was blessed with many gifts. Fawna Barrett and Megan Cheek were hostesses. A surprise rain Friday afternoon and another shower early Saturday netted .60 to .70 of an inch of rain. It's raining this Monday morning with .65 of an inch in the gauge and still raining lightly. Dan and Elaine Peters celebrated their 40th wedding anniversary with a dinner in Mankato Saturday evening. Sunday guests for a noon meal were Darren Peters and his two daughters, Jerry and Janea Peters and William, Mark and Cecilia Peters and Dakota, Luke Peters, Lucy and Nick Peters, Nevada and Cliff Vetmr. Tatem and Braelyn Peters stayed the night with them. Saturday guests had been Will- iam Peters, Abigal and Avery Pumphrey. Mike and Jill Ramsey stayed sev- eral days last week touring Iowa. Among the sights were covered bridges, the Amana colonies, toured a John Deere plant and stopped at the American Pickers place. Weekend guests of Bob and Mary Ann Kibbe were Kara, Lucas, Jacob and Noah Kent, Kansas City. They celebrated Chris Kibbe's birthday as he joined them for the weekend. Guests of Ila McElroy this week were Jocelyn Bolte Monday, Opal McElroy Tuesday afternoon, and Sat- urday visitors were Jackie and Kinley Cooper, Jennifer Flavin and Jaren. MarkPeters and Dakota, Phil Vetter and Jesse Vetter visited Cliff and Ne- vada Vetter Thursday. Jamie McElroy and Ethan stopped to see his parents, Wayne and Marti McElroy, after they had been on a fishing trip. Judy Zimmer and Opal McElroy met Sandy and Russ Heuningsen and Angie Dreher in Salina Saturday. The Shaun Kibbe family metthem for lunch. Sandy and Russ went home that evening but the rest stayed overnight through Sunday afternoon.. Volunteers worked a lot of hours in the community building during the weekend. Word has been received that Neil Gordanier died July 25. Local arrange- ments are pending. He is survived by his wife, Lee; four sons, Gary, Chuck, John and Jeff; one sister, Betty Kibbe; other relatives and friends. Monday evening supper guests of Fawna Barrett were Megan, Jeff and Rhett Cheek. Friday she attended the birthday coffee forRoberta Holdren at Jewell Grocery. Panorama By Fawna Barrett Finally, a break in the heat and welcome rain is falling. The cooler air allowed the doors to be opened bring- ing in a freshness after a week of ex- tremely hot weather. Most, if not all, of the days last week exceeded 100 degrees, and there was not much cooling at night with temps in the mid 80s at l0 p.m. More than one family had trouble with air conditioners running full-time. Such weather saps the soul of en- ergy Livestock suffers and crops curl to contain what moisture they can keep inside the leaves. Still, day by day, we midwesterners hang tough and go about business as usual. I I I Esbon I By Glenna Fogo July 12 was the day for the women of the Esbon United Methodist Church tO entertain the residents of Long Term Care at the Jewell County Hospital for Tuesday Happenings, and they did. Lila Frost, Sheila and Carter White saw th it the project was done. Keyona Pesel, Belleville; sang for the group. Cake was served to celebrate those having July birthdays, even though there were none. This past Wednesday, government commodities were distributed in Esbon. Blaine Frost shows his bucket calf project at the Jewell County Fair. Ray and Barb Mizner made the trip to lunch. In the afternoon part of the fam- Bellevilletopickupthefoodthatmom- ily went out to the airfield to see the ing. This month' s food included canned planes. Later my driver drove me to pork, pears, English walnuts, dried see the planes. There was a B-24, B- cranberries, peanut butter, mixed veg- 17, B-25 and a P something. I got to see etables, diced tomatoes and macaroni, them take off. Of course my attention Helping with preparing the sacks of was pointed toward the B-24. The one food and helping to hand them out there is the only 24 still flyable. It was were Gary and Kris Kindler. Lila Frost my favorite as that is the plane, not that and the Mizners. one but ones like it, a 24 is what Chuck Howard Craven, Newburg, Ore..flew 51 combat missions in during has been visiting his Mizner relatives. World War II. Even then it was called This writer last Friday was driven a flying box car and was thought al- by Chug and Carol Fogo to Longmont, most not flyable at that time, but Chuck Colo., where in that city we attended loved it. the celebration of the life of my sister, I wasn't present, but have been told Beth Hardy, on Monday. This service that last Saturday night's Scott was held at a beautiful new mortuary in Marihugh benefit was a howling suc- Longmont.The previous building hav- cess as a large crowd showed up. ing been destroyed by fire three years Eula Silsby went to Woodward, ago. Among the 200 attending were Okla., last Wednesday and returned her daughter, Lynn Burkum, and hus- home Friday. While in Oklahoma, she band, Steve, and all of their children attended the funeral of a relative. and grandchildren, all of Stockton, Friday afternoon we in this side of Calif. Beth's oldest son, Lon, and wife the county received a most welcome Cindy, Missouri, their daughter, Am- rain shower. It wasn't a lot, but at least ber, husband and two daughters and we had a cool down from the extreme their son, Rob, Florida. Beth' s second heat, and we were left with lower tem- son, Lane, and his twins, Sam and peratures, but ofcourse higher humid- Hannah, Loveland, Colo. Sam is pre- ity. Amounts of rain received and re- paring for youth ministry. Beth' s ported ranged from .20 to an inch. youngest son, who lives in Evans, Tyler Broeckelman has been in Colo., was present with his two chil- Boston this past week. His scans were dren. His daughter must be exception- all good and he returned to Kansas City ally smart as she attends college in Ft. the last of the week. He will not have to Hays and has become quite a Kansan. make that trip again until in September The luncheon which followed was fur- and then only for checkups. nished by friends from Lane's church, Daphne and Dennis Manning left also that was the church Beth attended, Saturday for an Oklahoma site where her former bridge playing friends, they will be doing necessary business membersofher formeraerobics groups, following the death of a brother. both water and plain, and her Bible "My faith looks up to Thee." study friends, who for many years had The day was Sunday and those corn- met weekly at her house. I was pleased ing to the Esbon United Methodist that besides Chug and Carol being Church were greeted by Gale Burgess. there, also was part of their family, Dr. WandaThummelandJanetKrileywere Shane and Sharise Fogo, Deerfield, the musicians. Lila Frost had the day's I11., Bill and Mandy Fogo, Fort Collins, special. She read a message on being Colo., were present. Angie and her spiritually alive or perhaps dead or family because of previous planned maybe mentally dead. Pastor Gerry obligations were unable to go to Cole- Sharp told that Rod Rose is now taking rado. a second week' s schooling after which While on the above mentioned trip, he will have a license to preach and be I was privileged to see four World War able to do many things which he isn't II era airplanes. Sunday morning we qualified for until the schooling is corn- had gone to Ft. Collins for church and pleted. Pastor Gerry chose "Fruit and If you or a loved one has suffea'ed kidney complications after using one of these common heartbum drugs contact us today to complete a FREE intake! www.RoberbGardnerLaw.com NOTICE OF BUDGET HEARING The governing body of City of Webber will meet on August 11, 2016 a t 7 p.m. at Webber City Hall for the purpose o f 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 Webber City Hall and will be available at this hearing. BUDGET SUMMARY Proposed Budget 2017 Expenditures and Amotmt of Current Year Estimate for 2016 Ad Valorem Tax establish the maximum limits of the 2017 budget. Estimated Tax Rate is subject to change depending on the final assessed valuation. Funds Highway [Totals 2015 Proposed Budget 2017 Prior Year Actual Expenditures Less: Transfers Net Expenditure Total Tax Levied 381897 38,897 0 38~97 0 13L804 2014 0 0 0 0 Actual Actual Amount of Est. Tax Tax 2015 Ad Tax Rate* Rate* Expenditures Valorem Tax Rate* 199,608 0.000 0.000 199,608 0 0.000 0 2016 Current Year Estimate of Expenditures 113,100 113,100 0 113,100 0 141,038 2015 0 0 0 0 199,608 XXXXXXXXXX 138,887 2016 0 0 0 0 Assessed Valuation Outstanding Indebtedness, Jan 1 G.O. Bonds Other Lease Pur Princ Total *Tax rates are expressed in mills. Ruby Burge City Clerk Famine" as his sermon title and read the first 12 verses of Amos as his scripture. He told of helping a family who needed clothes for their children so that they could attend school but wanted only the necessities and noth- ing for the father and mother. Some people will go to church, where they realize they don't know everything. They do, and you should count your blessings. Listen to God before anyone else. Sometimes we hear but do not understand the scriptures. Could you memorize the Bible? Lane Underwood assisted Pastor in serving the com- munion elements which had bene pre- pared by Deanna Underwood. Jim and DereckGillett served as the morning' s ushers. August duties are specials Deanna Underwood and church duties lone Shipley, Esbon, was awarded Best of Show on the sundress she made and entered in the open class sewing at this years Jewell County Fair. are the responsibility of Lane Underwood. Joys mentioned were that There will be a community ice cream the weeds south of the church had been social, at 8 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 6, at removed by someone and thank you the Ionia United Methodist Church for that. Jerrod Gillett is on a mission Annex. Those attending are asked to trip. A concern was give that former either bring ice cream or a dessert. Esbonite Alice Lamb had died. Fol- Sunday afternoon Rod and Rita lowing church, the congregation went Rose went to the hospital in Beloit to south to the Catholic Church where the visit Coke Wright and his family. two groups had time together in fel- Last Wednesday, Karen Boden lowship, served as a judge at the 4-H Fair in "It is well with my soul." Concordia. Jerrod Gillett is on a mission trip Sundayl.eonandKarenBodenwent with his friends from the Lutheran to Beloit and visited Coke Wright and Church ofMankato. This a community his family. They also visited Harold serviceprojectfortheEbenezerCromo Shoemaker, Rex Henningsen and Lutheran Church at Riverside, Me., Shirley Simmelink, residents of the (an Ethiopian Church). The Kansas group is doing community service hospital's longterm care unit. work, such as a food pantry, soup Rod Rose is attending a pastoral kitchen and lots of cleanup work. school held this week at Great Bend. Do what you can with what you FridayFrankDiemartvisitedHa old have where you are. Shoemaker. Sunday afternoon Brad and Linda Kohn visited Coke Wright and family Ionia at the hospital in Beloit. They also visited Harold Shoemaker and Rex Rod Rosebrought the Sunday morn- Henningsen. mg message at the Ionia United Meth- Friday, Rod and Rita Rose visited odist Church. The message was titled Bob Rose at the Golden Living Center, "Keep Kndcking." Scripture reference Downs. was Luke 11:1 to 13. Dale and Micheala Micheala Simmelinkis here for sev- Simmelink were greeters and Dale was eral days visiting her family. She will the usher. Ann Colson was the pianist, then return to South Dakota and will be Linda Kohn was the organist. Micheala working at a veterinary clinic. lit the altar candles. Guests were Perry Sunday late afternoon, Dale and and Lisa Colson and boys, Brooke Michaela Simmelink, Danny and Callaway and daughter, andCollin and Marcy Simmelink, Rod and RitaRose, Brady Childs. The Childs boys stayed and Dick and Gloria Schlaefti rode a few days visiting their grandparents, their motorcycles to Lovewell Lake Danny and Marcy Simmelink. Fol- and had supper together. lowing the service, Rod and Rita Rose Friday, Dick and Gloria Schlaefli went to Mankato where Rod brought attended an Olive Hill Church social at the message at the Harmony United Superior. A potluck supper was served Methodist Church. in the back yard of the Bruce and Saturday Coke Wright was taken to RoseMarie Chapman home. Co-hosts the hospital in Beloit. He remained a were Paul and Linda Hutchinson. The patient there Monday evening in ICU. hosts furnished the main dish andhome Thursday Anne and Maryssa made ice cream. After the supper, a Schlaefli were luncheon guests of short congregationalbusinessmeeting Gloria Schlaefli at a Glen Elder cafe. was held. They spent the afternoon with Dick A cool front moved in over the and Gloria Schlaefli, playing cards, week-end bringing cooler tempera- sewing and making cookies, tures, a welcome relief from the triple digit temperatures. There were also welcomed showers early Sunday morn- ing. Monday morning a half an inch of rain was reported north west of Ionia. Monday's highest temperatures were in the 80's. The fall crops look great, with the soybeans blooming, some of the mile is starting to head and the dry land corn has ears. Sam Underwood shows his steer in the beef senior showmanship class at the Jewell County Fair. NOTICE OF HEARING 2016-2017 BUDGET at The governing body of Unified School District 107 will meet on the 8th day of August, 2016 at 7:00 P.M., 109 E. Main Street in Mankato, Kansas for the purpose of hearing and answering objections of taxpayers relating to the proposed use of all funds and the amount of tax to be levied. Detailed budget information (including budget profile) is available at the District Office. and will be available at this hearing. The Amount of 2016 Tax to be Levied and Expenditures (published below) establish the maximum limits of the 2016-2017 Budget. The "Est. Tax Rate" in the far right column, shown for comparative purposes, is subject to slight change depending on final assessed valuation. OPERATING General Supplemental General (LOB) SPECIAL REVENUE Adult Education ,,._ . ..-., ......... Adult Supplemental Education i i Bilingual Education Virtual Education Capital Outlay Driver Training Extraordinary School Program Food Service Professional Development Parent Education Program Summer School Special Education Vocational Education Special Liability Expense Fund School Retirement Extraordinary Growth Facilities Special Reserve I~und Federal Funds Gifts and Grants At Risk (4Yr Old) Cost of Living At Risk (K-12) Declining Enrollment KPERS Special Retirement Contribution Contingency Reserve Textbook & Student Material Revolving Activity Fund Tuition Reimbursement Fund DEBT SERVICE Bond and Interest #1 Bond and Interest #2 No-Fund Warrant Special Assessment Temporary Note COOPERATIVES** Special Education TOTAL USD EXPENDITURES Less: Transfers NET USD EXPENDITURES TOTAL USD TAXES LEVIED OTHER Historical Museum Public Library Board Public Library Board Employee Benefits 'Recreation Commission Rec Comm Emp Benefits & Spec Liab TOTAL OTHER TOTAL TAX'ES LEVIED Assessed Valuation - General Fund Assessed Valuation - All Other Funds Outstanding Indebtedness, July 1 'Gener~ Obligation Bonds 'Capital Ou!lay Bonds Temporary Note No-Fund Warrant Lease Purchase Principal TOTAL USD DEBT Brenden Wirth President 2014-2015 Actual 2015-2016 Actual Actual Actual Actual Tax Actual Tax CgI~9e Expenditures Rate* ExpendituresRate* ILTnge (1) (2) (3) (4) 06 2,624,099 20.000 2,760,645 20.000! 08 700,000 18.949 693,524 15.670 ,. 10. 12 14 15 16 18 22 24 26 28 29 30 34 42 44 45 47 07 35 11 33 13 19 51 53 55 56 "57 62 63 66 67 68 78 100 105 110 115 80 82 83 84 86 120 125 128 130 135 140 145 150 153 155 PROPOSED BUDGET 2016-2017 Amount of 2016Est. Tax to Tax Expendituresbe Levied Rate* (5) (6) (7) 2,901,404 794,450 20.000 700,125 592,110 13.800 -~ t ........ '0 .,, 0.a00 0 0 435,018 0.000 5,427 0 196,190 2,185 0 7,421 643,747 173,654 0 0.000 0 0.000 0 0.000 0 104,618 0 82,504 0 0.000 172,797 0 0.000 209,293 0 27,511 39,842 0 0 0.000 0~ 0.000 56,073 0.000 O 0.000 0 0.000 0 0.000 0 0.000 0 0.000 0 0.000 0 0.000 0 0 5,480,379 38.949 5,849,858 35.670 1,197,517 xxxxxx 1,349,745 xxxxxx 4,282,862 xxxxxx 4,500,113 xxxxxx 1,327,711 xxxxxx 1,357,308 xxxxxx -0' 0 0 0 0 0 754,531 0.000 2,125,325 4,588 161137 0 0 192,916 211,815 1,636 568 0 0 7,378 10,201 573,447 993,603 195,255 317,277 0 0.000 0 0 0.000 0 0.000 0 93,690 0 88,342 0 0.000 245,212 245,210 0 0.000 182,372 254,018 0 31,819 24,503 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 7,957,322 1,505,554 6,451,768 1,386,560 0 0.000 0 0.000 0 0.000 0 0.000 0 0.000 0 0.000 0 0.000 0 0.000 0 0.000 0 0.000 0 0.000 _O 0.000 1,327,711 1,357,308 $31,610,255 $36,627,092 $34,509,513 $39,838,632 2014 2015 55,000 0 ........ 0 0 0 55,000 * Tax Ratesare ex)ressedin Mills ** Sponsoring District Only 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000 0 0.000 0 0.000 0 0 0.000 0 0 0.000 84,499 0 97,140 0 0 0.000 0 0 0.000 0 0 0 0 0 1,386,560 XXYJOOO(X XXXXXXXX XXXXXXXX 0.000 0.00( 0.000 0.000 0.000 33.80( XXXXXXX XXXXXXX XXXXXXX 0 O! O.OOO 0 0 O.OOC 0 0 0.00( 0 0 0.00(3 0 0 0.000 0 O: 0.00( 1,386,560 $39,722,501 $42,905,477 2016 0 0 0 0 0 0 Lynette R. Bartley Clerk of the Board ./ " . L . 'i. ! t' i :i : :: i :~ ;? : i