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/ immm 217 W COTA ST SHELTON WA 98584-2263 Price 50 Office located at 111 E. Main, Mankato, Kansas 66956 Established 1890, Volume 127, Issue No. 36 USPS, NO. 274-940 Thursday, September 8, 2016 0" women in "Find and make your connection in sharing the story of agriculture!" was enthusiastically expressed by Debbie Lyons-Blythe and Chef Alli at the re- cent women in agriculture workshop held in Smith Center. Ninety-seven participants from northcentral Kansas joined in welcom- ing the featured speakers, Chef Alli and Debbie Lyons-Blythe, from north- eastern Kansas. The two women re- portedly had the audience in tears one moment and laughing the next with their personal stories from on the farm. The evening not only targeted people directly involved with agriculture, but tude and how to face challenges with also those who benefit from agficul- determination by finding the funny ture, which is basically everyone who that's all around us, if we just look for eats. it. They stressed the importance of Both speakers share a passion for advocating for agriculture and to help the"community"ofagriculture, which build awareness for the importance of they also stressed to the audience. They agriculture to Kansas, the United States said they like connecting with people and the world. and sharing the rich story of agricul- The table decorations, madeby Gary ture!Whetherit'sshadngcookingstrat- Wolters, Portis, were given away as egies for health and wellness, talking doorprizes.ThewinnersincludedTerry to farmers or just telling others how Albert, Adrienne Allison, Janice they are involved in agriculture, they Anderson, Jeanne Becker, Eve both shared how to approach what life Conaway, Lindsay Doane, Lisa hands you with a positive, joyful atti- Goodheart, Lori Haresnape, Kim Hawkins, Katie Joy, Judy Michel, Jo Osthoff, Elizabeth Phy and Laura Wil- son. A partnership of entities -- includ- ing K-State Research and Extension, Post Rock District, FSA and NRCS organized the women in agriculture workshop. This program would not have been possible without the spon- sors, including the Dane G. Hansen Foundation, Smith County Commu- nity Foundation, Jewell, Phillips and Smith County Farm Bureaus and the Smith County S0il Conservation Dis- trict. By Nora Rhoades, No registration is required, so Kan- beth Kiss, K-State Research andExten- hood of people getting sick from eat- Post Rock Extension Districtsans and anyone interested in planning sion family resource management spe- ing contaminated food. That would Icestorms, tornadoes and flooding, ahead for emergencies can follow on cialist."Wecan'talwayskeepdisasters make a challenging situation even oh my! Kansas has them all and more. Facebook at any time during Septem- from happening, but we know that be- worse," said Londa Nwadike, con- Doyoureallyknowhowlongfoodwill ber, pick up handy information and ingaspreparedaspossible, whetherit's sumer food safety specialist with K- stay safe in the refrigerator if your interact with K-State extension spe- making an emergency kit or having State Research and Extension. "Some power is out? Or what foods and sup- cialists and agents, copies of your financial and personal of the food safety practices that are plies you should have on hand in case Throughout the past year, a total of information in a separate, safe place, important in emergency situations are of emergencies? 126 tornadoes alone occurred across aids in the recovery from disasters." good practices to help prevent people Throughout September, Prepare the state, which made it the fourth K-StateResearchandExtensionhas from getting sick at any time." Kansas 2016 will provide tips on keep- highest year for tomadoes since 1950, aPrepareKansasblog, https://blogs.k- For a local connection to emer- ing food safe in emergency situations, according to the Kansas Department state.edu/preparekansas/, which pro- gency preparedness and food safety Facebook will play a key role in of Emergency Management. vides tips and resources on a range of resources contact your Post Rock Dis- Prepare Kansas, K-State Research and "Kansas has its share of disasters, emergency preparedness topics, includ- trict family and consumer science Extension's effort to prepare Kansans whether it's a homeowner's basement ing this September's focus on food agents, Ashley Goudey and Nora for emergencies. This year's program flooding or a fire affecting a whole safety. Rhoades. will be conducted through the K-State block in a community. We're commit- "It is very important to keep food The Post Rock District of K-State Research and Extension Facebook ted to working with people across the safety in mind before, during and after Research and Extension serves Jewell, page, https://www.facebook.com/ state to help them be prepared for any- emergencies such as power outages Lincoln, Mitchell, Osborne and Smith KStateRE. thing that comes their way," said Eliza- and floods, to help to reduce the likeli- Counties. Jewell County Cinema Inc. (JCCI) new seats'and the carpet afterthe clean- old machine will be used until the new met Monday, Aug. 29, at the Christian up. Jill Klos will send out an e-mail to one arrives. Church with Chris Klos presiding, the UTE volunteers letting them know .Thadd Hinkle reported on the in- Members present were Judy Dunn, their help with the clean-up would be come from the Bingo and Ice Cream Thadd Hinkle, Phyllis Christie, Jill appreciated. Lisa Goodheart said she social. Atotalof$1,129.11 wasmade. Klos, Chris Klos, Jeanne B|eecker, and would call Barbara Railsback to see if It was decided that the upgrading of Lisa Goodheart. any National Honor Society members the new bathroom will take place in Intheabsenceofthetreasurerthere would be willing to help out..One May 2017, sooner if possible. May was no report, more row of seats has been sold. 2017 is the latest possible deadline for During old business, Chris reported .The neon light has been replaced! the workto be done in accordance with on the progress of the remodeling of .Phyllis Christy has ordered the the Dane Hansen Grant rules. the concession stand area. GDR-13 Upright Glass Door Cooler Thadd Hinkle presented a sample The counter was about ready to go for theconcession stand area. It should of a flyer to be sent out to potential in, some finishing up of the flooring be arriving soon. customers who may want to advertise and glass for the concession stand will .The new popcorn popper has noton the UTETheatre movie screen prior be finished, also. yet been ordered. More research will to movies. It was decided to amend the Martv Zadina will be cleaning the be done before an order is placed. The previous charges to the charges on the Archery contest at state park on Sunday Lovewell State Park will sponsor a 3D Archery Shoot event on Sunday. Registration will be at the state park archery range located just north of Cottonwood Campground, beginning at 9 a.m., with course completion by 12 noon. Participants will be competing in divisions for men, women and youth. Prizes will be awarded for the first place shooters in each division at the conclusion of the tournament. A Steel Deer Competition will begin at 12 noon. Sunday is also a free park entrance day at Lovewell State Park. Vehicle permits are not required to enter the state park on that day, however camp- ing permits are still required if camp- ing overnight. In 1971 whiletheVietnamWarwas patrol and a strand of barbed wire. stillbeingfought, MaureenDunn, wife Above the white disk are the white of a service member missing in action letters POW/MIA framing a white five and member of the National League of pointed star. Below the disk is a black Families of American Prisoners and and white wreath. Below the wreath Missing in Southeast Asia, realized the and printed in white is the motto: 'You need for a symbol of United States Are Not Forgotten'. POW/MIAs, some of whom had been The Defense Prisoner of War/Miss- held in captivity at that time for as ing in Action Accounting Agency many as seven years. (DPAA) was developed to provide for A flag, black in color, with bears in the accounting of our missing person- the center in black and white which is nel from our nation's past conflicts to the emblem of the league. An emblem their families and our nation. was designed by Newt Heisley. It fea- Once field investigations are com- tures a white disk bearing in black plete and a decision has been made to silhouette the bust of a man, Jeffery excavate a site, DPAA activates a re- Heisley, a watch tower with a guard on covery team. This team consists of 10 Zack Taylor and Isabella Foster, were among those fishing at Lovewell Lake during Labor Day weekend. There including an 18.5 pound flathead catfish and the 9.5 pound wiper caught by Gary Bauer. i'lyer presented. During new business the following was discussed..Chris Kloss discussed putting in new aisle lights on both sides of the seating area. He was given per- mission to purcha~ the lights from Sonic Supply..Upcoming movies are hoped to be: Florence Foster Jenkins, Suicide Squad, Pete's Dragon, Jason Boume, and Kubo and theTwo Strings. The next regular meeting will be Sept. 26 at the Christian Church in Mankato. On the agenda of business will be: .Dane Hansen bathroom grant; discussion of Santa's Workshop; .old seats; .future benefit ideas; .changes to bylaws. to 14 people including a team leader, a recovery leader (a forensic anthropolo- gist or an archaeological anthropolo- gist) a team sergeant, alinquist, a medic, a life support technician, a communi- cations technician, a forensic photog- rapher, an explosive ordnance disposal technician, and several mortuary af- fairs specialists. Standard recovery missions last 35 to 60 days depending on the location, terrain and recovery methods required. Excavation sites are often in remote places. Teams routinely travel through and work in dense jungles, on moun- tains and glaciers, even sometimes rapalling down cliffs to reach sites. were several nice catches reported Firemen work on porch of trailer home in Randall which was on fire Friday evening Deadline Friday for inclusion in Hwy 36 garage sale ads The deadline to advertise for .................. ; ................................. Mankato community-wide garage sales to be held in conjunction with the U.S. Highway 36 Treasure Hunt is tomor- row (Friday). Scheduled sale dates are Sept.16, 17 and 18, with many indi- vidual sales starting as early as Sept. 15. With the placement of a written ad by the deadline date, the information will be published in the Jewell County Record, along with placement on the treasure hunt's Mankato city map showing the location of the sales. De- scriptions of the sales will be posted on the newspaper's website, found at ........................ ' ~"~;; ...................... ,-~...~..;.~ : jewellcountynewspapers.com. Issues of the newspaper advertising : ................... ................. = ........................ the community-wide garage sales will be in Mankato news stands around 10:30 a.m. Wednesday. The newspa- A back window was broken by fire in this trailer home owned by Danny and Debbie Barrett. They are hunters from Oklahoma. Addition to the difficulty, teams travel with up to 10,000 pounds of survival and excavation equipment. Sites can be as small as a few meters for indi- vidual burial sites, to areas exceeding the size of several football fields for aircraft crashes with large debris fields. Recovery teams use standard ar- chaeology methods in the excavation to ensure maximum preservation of remains and evidence. These methods include the systematic hand or me- chanical excavation of the site, site mapping, photography, and complete documentation. To heip with what can Youn: man be a massive solid removal and screen- ing effort, DPAA may hire as many as 100 local workers. All recovered ma- MIA Day. In honor of this day the Mankato VFW Auxiliary will have a display at the Mankato Public Library. per listing is not affiliated with the U:S. Highway 36 Treasure Hunt advertis- ing program. All participants wanting to be in- cluded in the garage sale advertising need to have ads to the Jewell County Recordoffice by 5 p.m. tomorrow (Fri- day). The cost is $8 for 40 words or less, paid at the time of placing the ad. Each participant will be provided with a community-wide garage sale yard marker. Those not living in Mankato or not making the cutoff deadline are still encouraged to be listed in the classi- fied section. Cutoff time for all classi- fied ads for the Sept. 15 edition of the newspaper will be noon on Tuesday. VFW Post asks we teriai evidence and possible human remains are secured at all times and are remember 9[ 11 transported back to DPAA laborato- victilns on Sunday ries via a well-established and disci- plined chain of custody protocol. Sept. I l, 2001, 19 militants associ- The Veterans of Foreign Wars will ated with the Islamic extremist group recognize Friday, Sept. 16, as POW/ al-Qaeda hijacked four airliners and carried out suicide attacks against tar- gets in the United States. Two of the planes were flown into the towers of the World Trade Center in New York to post Prof. O.M. Chilcott City, a third plane hit the Pentagon just outside Washington, D.C., and the Ed. note: This article was taken from a 1905 edition of the Jewell County Republican. Superintendent- Elect Chilcott Young man chosen to oversee the work of county' s schools who is emi- nently fitted and qualified for this im- portant task, still another of our bril- liant young educators who gives prom- ise of a bright future. The man whom the people of Jew- ell County have called to the important office of county superintendent is by no means a stranger to those interested in the advancement of our schools. His vote last fall was a splendid endorse- ment of his career as a Jewell County teacher for the past ten years. They knew him as a boy, as a student, and finally as a teacher and hence their confidence in him was unlimited. It is safe to say that he will give a tone, a character, and a zeal to that office never known before in the history of the county. Born in Pennsylvania, yet he is es- sentially a product of the environment of Jewell County, having moved here in 1879 with his parents. As a boy, he attended Unity School on the comer of his father' s farm. Later he attended the Mankato High School and began his most successful career as a teacher at Rose Hill, Sinclair Township, where he remained three years and could have remained till now had not opportuni- ties offered him positions where his skill and Christian influence would command greater monetary returns. In 1891 he entered the Salina Nor- mal University to fit himself the better for his chosen profession. In 1895 he began the regular four year Latin course at the State Normal where after two years' interruption, he graduated last June. During these two years he had charge of the Webber schools, a posi- tion which he filled to the universal satisfaction of the patrons. That his work of an educator has been of the highest order is attested by the una- nimity of his support from those sec- tions both in the convention and at the polls. His endorsement, too, at Ran- dall, where he was chosen principle last fall with no less pronounced than in other sections where his work was Continued to page 7 fourth plane crashed in a field in Penn- sylvania. Often referred to as 9/11, the attacks resulted in extensive death and destruction, triggering major U.S. ini- tiatives to combat terrorism and defin- ing the presidency of George W. Bush. More than 3,000 people were killed during the attacks in New York City and Washington, D.C., includingmore than 300 police officers and firefighters. The 2,977 confirmed victims of September 11,2001 included innocent victims from more than 90 countries. The youngest victim was two-year-old Christie Hanson. The oldest victim wa3 85-year-old Robert Grant Norton. 3,251 children lost a parent on that day. All of the innocent victims were just...going todswork at work..., trav- elling to see friends and family...going on vacation....or trying to protect lives and property. We will never forget the men, women and children who lost their lives; those brave people who gave their lives and the heroes who re- sponded to the emergency. Mankato VFW Auxiliary has asked area residents to pause and remember all of the people affected by the events that took place 15 years ago, Septem- ber 11,2001. Local weather High and low temperatures Aug. 28 ................................... 81 60 Aug. 29 ................... ; ............. ..88 64 Aug. 30 ................................... 87 64 Aug. 31 ................................... 80 66 Sept. 1 ..................................... 79 58 Sept. 2 ..................................... 81 56 Sept. 3 ..................................... 77 60 Betty Becker, Mankato weather ob- server, reported 2.23 of precipitation for the week and 6.89 inches of pre~ cipitation for the month of August.