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JEWELL COUNTY RECORD Thursday, November 6, 2003 New program shown Colin wed in park Births for reading students Oxford, Ohio, and Brad were married Sept. 6 at Amphitheater in Glacier Park, Mont. The Rev. Lois officiated. tghter of Roberta William Tilt, Oxford, Ohio, I and Deborah Irons, Clyde, The bridegroom is the son of | and Donald Colin, Wichita. grandparents are the late Jewell. He is )hew of Richard and Joan Mankato. Irons, sister of the bride, Kylie Colin, sister was bride's attendant. Massie was best man and was bridegroom's atten- honeymooned in and reside in Redwood Val- is a graduate of Miami East School, Casstown, Ohio, and University, Oxford. She is a i trainee at Willits, Calif., Health received an associ- in pre-forestry from Butler Community College and a of science in recreation re- management, from University Missoula. He is an out- planner with Bureau of Calif. Erin and Brad Colin Rylan Miller Basart, son of Justin and D'Ann Basart, arrived Oct. 13 at Republic County Hospital. He weighed 7 lbs. 3 oz. and was 19 1/2 inches long. He has a brother, Jalen, to welcome him home. Grandparents are Marie Basart, Mankato, and Nick and Kathy Otter, Hoxie. Good Citizens Program Desire Tobey Sears will sponsor the DAR Good Citizens program. This program honors a high school senior who demonstrates qualities of a good citizen and provides an opportunity for the student to participate in the schol- arship portion of the program. Retha Blechais the program committee chair- man. Deadline for application is Dec. 19. Awards, recognition given at Farm Bureau annual meeting Awards and recognition were be- stowed and a magazine editor was guest speaker when Jewell County Farm Bu- reau hosted the annual meeting re- cently at Jewell High School. A new reading and language pro- gram was demonstrated at the recent USD 279 school board meeting. Peggy Bohnert, Jolene Moss and Cindy DeLeon demonstrated the new FAST FORWARD language and lan-' guage to reading programs used at Randall Elementary School. RES stu- dents are showing improvement as they work through the sessions. In other business., Superintendent Ron Kelley suggested reviewing the KASB generated Policy Handbook, something that hadn't been done for about 10 years. Significant lightning damage oc- curred at the schools Aug. 19 and Sept. 9. Repair and upgrading computers cost the district $8,246 above insur- ance reimbursement. Damaged parts were declared surplus. Vehicle repair was discussed. Robert McCreight presented the NCKCN Interact Access Agreement for approval. The total cost is $12,000 plus, but E-rate grants pay a big chunk with the district picking up the remain- der of $4,177. He reported rural area students are being connected to a phone line from home to school for their laptop computers. Parents will be no- tiffed when this connection is made. Principal Jeff Travis asked for au- thorization for students and one teacher Century Farm award winners are Eugene and Irene Wood and Marcia Litzenberger. Jason Eilert and Pamela Barry recognized the safety poster win- ners and presented certificates. Steve Spiegel, editor of Kansas UCW cleaned and prepared for the y met recently. uilters were Nevada Vetter ss meeting was held was given for donations Ministerial Alliance and Hills school. FarmerMagazine, addressed the group about the many changes in agriculture. He cited his experiences working for Steve and Karen Mclntyre and the changes he and his wife had made to adapt a city girl to farm life. Angela Garman and Megan Boyles reported on Leadership AmericaCamp which they attended in June. Board members elected at a short business meeting are Ed Duskie, Jason Eilert, Jim Dooley and Brian Shulda. Coullty News Offices of Mankato VFW, assisted by a Kansas National Guardsman, f the Mankato Fall Fest parade Saturday. Local ; are (from left) Don Snyder, Nelson Keeler and Lyle Rightmeier. I J~well GemstoneS4-H~ Club Members would like to thank the Jewell Community for the generous contributions to the Club's "Trick or Treat for the Food ~pm~s the Caribbean Rated PG-13 Eugene and Irene Wood received the Farm Bureau Century Farm Award at the recent annual meeting. MATCHSTICK ME N Phobia-addles con artist Roy (Nicolas Cage) and his protege Frank (Sam Rockwell) are on the verge Of pulling off a lucrative swindle when the unexpected arrival of Roy'S teenage daughter Angela (Alison Lohnt an) dtsrul~s his eraf ully.:ordetdd life ~ loop. nrdizes his htgh-dlk scant. Haled PG-13 for the- matic elements, violence, some sexual content and language. , by employees ( to travel to Russia in the spring which'fan masquerading as a K-State cheerleader; Jessica Barnes, dressed as'a Nebraska fan; and owner, Marilyn was granted. He reviewed the fall sports Warneking, portraying "Aunt Jemima." and reported the school play coming Nov. 14. : Beloit Special Education allotted Businesses honored for improvements the district over $1,200 for the Accel- The Mankato Chamber of Com- merce met Nov. 3 at the Buffalo Roam Steakhouse with 12 members present. Loft Carter reported on the second annual Fall Fest Oct. 25. There were several suggestions for next year. Terms of Bill Wood and Gloria Schlaefli are up thisyear. Brian Shulda and Kevin Phillips were approved to serve three-year terms. After discussion it was suggested to ask Lloyd Johnson how the Mankato Fire Department did on the free will dinner at the Fall Fest, and perhaps have the Retailers Association help pay expenses. All current and new directors will be notified Of an executive meeting next month to go over the 2004 budget. Deanna Sweat announced the "Life's Tapestries" program Nov. 3 and the Jewell County Resource Coun- cil Sunday Soup Social Nov. 16. Laura Schong with Midwest Transplant Net- work will be at the Mankato VFW Nov. 18 discussing death-related is- sues. ~O11... friends and family for mbering me with wonder- flowers, prayers, visits; and the love ~i~oncern for our~ children time of;my,surgery in Sui'gicat Center and my the Smith Center Hos- rove to you all for your htfulness. , Mar/erie Murray erated Reading Program, which must be present before Jan. 1. The high school AR plans have not been devel- oped. Jason Kettrel, vo ag instructor, re- quested permission to travel out of state. Leon Boden had offered them $200 to travel to Waterloo, Iowa, to visit John Deere's main plant where Shane Boden, class of 92, is an engi- neer. Approval was given for use of the van and fuel for this trip. Approval was given to continue to support the Parents As Teachers pro- gram at a cost of $2,022.80 and to ask Amanda Anderson for an update re- port at a future board mEet'ihg. Taylor places 2nd in cropjudg- ing Cole Taylor, a senior in agronomy at Kansas State University, Jewell, placed second overall in the Central Regional Collegiate Crops Contest re- cently at Hays. Taylor was second in both identifi- cation and seed analysis and third in grain grading. The three-member K-State judging team took top honors, for the ninth consecutive year. MANKATO BOOSTERS CLUB MEETING Fri Nov. 7. 7p.m. Mankato High School Angela Garman and Megan Boyles were honored at the recent Farm Commons Bureau Annual Meetingas Leadership America attendees. During the winter, travel can be hazardous. The region 13 emergency management agency says when ~vere winter weather is forecast, your best bet is to forego travel. But if you must travel during bad conditions, make sure " you have a well-stocked survival kit in V.F.W. Post NO. 7830 Hall I your car. Be prepared and if you get stranded, stay in your car. , Mankato, Karl. CITEE -ATER All veterans, veterans wives and veterans' widows are invited to attend! TH Call 785-378-3780 or 785-378-3510, if you plan to attend ldankato, Ken. ~ Hosted b~, V.F.W. Poet No. 7830 ,, " j Showtime: 7:30 p.m. ' up Luncheon Harmony United Methodist Church Sunday, Nov. 9 Noon -1:30 p.m. Chili Vegetable soup Oyster soup Chicken noodle soup Sandwiches and desserts A fund-raiser for our Scholarship Fund~ Free-will donation i Welcome Hunters and Non-Hunters Hunters Breakfast ( lie's l it and Webber, Kan. Free will donation Jewell Co un.ty Hospital LTC Activity Bazaar Friday, Nov. 7:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Jewell Co. Hospital Lobby Bake and Craft Sale Jewell SeniorClass Soup Dinner RANDALL ELEMENTARY SCHOOL 10 a.m.- 2 p.m * Saturday, Nov. 8 Chili Soup * Brocolli and Cheese Soup Potato Soup Vegetable Soup Sandwiches (Variety) Pie and Cake Drinks (including hot coffee) .Cojffee Refills any size $2.50 Businesses that had improved the appearances of their buildings were mentioned: Town & Country, Second Hand Rose, the RV Park, Matt's Auto, Sweden Creme, Becker Electric, Crit- ters. Central National Bank and Paul Wilson. Paul' s Repair will also be put- ting up a new sign. After discussion, the group approved inviting business owners m Chamber meetings to be t; recognized. Paul Wilson and Central National Bank. Judy Dunn mentioned about gwmg out a certificate that would say "Sup- port Mankato, because we do" for all the'Chamber Members to display in their businesses. Loft Carter is needing items to put in the welcome bags. ~.~.. Serving 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 8t ~ ~~ .... at the :tonia Methodist Church, IoniaKan. BaZaar Auction following the supper SERVING - Ham loaf, chicken and noodles, salad and pies AUCTIONING - Quilts, crafts, baked goods, and fresh pork i i i ii United Methodist Church ~1 Annual Fall Supper p Saturday, Nov. 8 Serving begins at 5 p.m. ~J White Rock High School Cafeteria "~l Burr Oak,/