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COUNTY RECORD Thursday, November 20, 2003 ;O Lrk Brad Keeler wel:e Ralph Wybern Bemeking, Delno Rosemary Doxon. Nelson and Merna Keeler, and Milford Johnson, Clark and Vera Reed visited Elwell and lla Nelson Howard Ross.. Ruth Fleming attended the elementary, junior and se- school music program for at Mankato. Don and Ruth a program for the Jewell Term Care veterans after program. land Ruth Fleming attended the VFW Post, Mankato. Peters, Concordia, was a overnight and Thursday of Joe and Mary Peters and visitor of Gerald and Margaret Morrell and Royce. Ronald and Ira Lea Payne attended the wedding of Betina Diamond Satur- day at Columbus, Neb. Wayne and Rita Allen, Kay Zimmer, Bev Hall, Courtland, and Si- erra Garst, Topeka, attended the Jamestown Methodist Church supper and bazaar Saturday evening. Saturday evening guests of Jerry Lynn and Candy Massey, Bruce and Lillie, Hardy, were Robert and Ada Grimm, Gloria Massey, and Gary and Chryst# Massey, Clifford, Brittany and Cody, Hardy. They celebrated Bruce' s 5m birthday. Nelson and Merna Keeler were Sunday afternoon visitors of Ann Keeler. Sunday afternoon Dorothy Sjolander, and Candy Wallin, Courtland, visited Evelyn Sjolander, Scandia, and hercousin, Gene Schokley and John, Springdal.e, Ark. Courthouse News visiting Garry and Sharon and attending the Maple Leaf Jewell County at Baldwin City, Ann Keeler next three weeks in Virginia Carolina visiting Don and Keeler and family. Ann at- g of her great-grand- Melissa Brisbin, and Steve Keeler visited Katherine afternoon at Mankato. was a Friday visitor of James and Shelly Corey and Kyle. James and celebrated their 16th wedding f. and Cheyenne Nelson, were Friday overnight and guests of Jack and Nancy Hardy, was a Fri- ;loria Massey. y, Hardy, was a Fri- !Robert and Ada Clifford and Brittany were overnight guests. Guiterrez, Belleville, was a guest of his grandparents, Reynolds. aests of Dale and Ivah were Larry and Micki Terril, City. They all were Sunday guests of Guy and Deanna 'stal and Trenton. Dunstan, Manhattan, was a of Steve and Loreita ~ssell Dunstan, Salina, also Holmes, Hesston, was a guest of Forrest Dempsey. Appleby and Bert and 'Diamond Mankato, attended ] at McPherson for Massey was a Saturday Nov. 9 at approximately 3:10 p.m. at milepost 231 on Highway 14, Rob- err Zwisler, Racine, Me., was unable to avoid the bird that was flying across the road. Nov. 9 at approximately 8:15 p.m. in the courthouse parking lot, Sheryl E. Clark, Formoso, driving a 1987 Buick, was backing up and backed into the passenger door of a parked 1971 Chevrolet pickup registered to Will- iam Buser, Jewell. Nov. 10 at approximately 5 a.m. at milepost 205 on Highway 36 Gilbert E. Meyer, Smith Center, driving a 1990 truck had a deer come out of the ditch and run in front of vehicle doing dam- age to the front of vehicle. Nov. 10 at approximately 6:10 p.m. at milepost 25 on Highway 128, Doris Carman, Burr Oak, driving an En- deavor, was unable to avoid hitting a deer crossing the road. Nov. 11 at approximately 5 p.m. on County Road 120, 1.2 miles south of Highway 36, Kathleen Long, Mankato, had her horse tied to the side of her trailer. When Joann Vickers, Mankato, driving a 2002 Chrysler, drove by the horse kicked the driver's side front fender. Damage exceeded $500. Nov. 11 at approximately 9:20 p.m. at milepost 36 on Highway 128, David Rohla, Mankato, driving a 1992 Pontiac, was heading east when a deer. came from the north ditch and was struck by his vehicle. Nov. 12 at approximately 9:15 a.m., on County Road Z .four miles east of Highway 14, Erick Beard, Superior, driving a 1997 Dodge pickup was un- able to avoid hitting one of the deer OPEN HOUSE Burchett on her 60th birthday Nov. 29 2-4 p.m. Jewell Community Center ~)'J" Jewell, Kan. FOR 2 car garage, full basement, 3/4 furnished PRICE REDUCED: $5,000 East Main, Mankato 2 bath, full unfurnished basement, double wide PRICED TO SELL North Lincoln, Mankato The Red Rooster Restaurant Hwy. 36, Mankato Call Tom 785-378-3693 Hwy. 24 Beloit, Kan. 67420 Gerald Zimmer Auction 8 Real Estate d NOTIC All Jewell County and the Jewell County ;0lid Waste will be closed on Nov. 27 and Friday Nov. 28 in observance of Thanksgiving. speeds are movin' on up!!! Effective Saturda Nov. 1, the download speed for Cunningham Cable's most popular package was quadrupled to up to 1 Meg! this milestone, Cunningham is offering FREE installation to ~'ra for service ordered between now and December 31. Call Ctmningham Cable todayl!! 80o, 785-545-3215 CABLE crossing the road. Nov. 12 at approximately 6:25 p.m. at milepost 212 on Highway 36, Gerald Gibson, Missouri Valley, Iowa, driv- ing a 1997 Peterbilt, was heading east when a deer came from the south ditch and he couldn't avoid hitting the deer. Nov. 12 at approximately 6:27 p.m. at milepost 212 on Highway 36, Phillip Esslinger, Mankato, driving a 1984 Toyota was heading west when he ran over a deer in the road. Nov. 12 at approximately 9 p.m. at milepost 3.8 on K-128 300 feet north from the Jewell-Mitchell County line, Philippe Roca, Lexington, Ky., driv- ing a 1997 Toyota pickup was unable to avoid hitting the deer crossing the road. Nov. 12 at approximately 9:30 p.m. on County Road T .9 miles west from County Road 160, Vanessa Ernst, Mankato, driving a 1996 Chevrolet was heading east. When she topped a hill she observed vehicle heading to- ward her in the middle of the road. She swerved, lost control and her vehicle rolled in the ditch. No injuries. Nov. 12 at approximately 9:35 p.m. at milepost 208.1 on Highway 36, J.C. Dale, Kansas City,driving a 1997 Toyota, was unable to avoid hitting the deer crossing the road. Nov. 13 at approximately 5:25 p.m. at milepost 205 on Highway 36 Wilson Scott, Belleville, driving a 2003 Cadillac was unable to avoid hitting a deer crossing the road. Nov. 17 at approximately 3:30 p.m. on Highay 36, 4.8 miles east of the Highwayl81 Junction, Jeri Hunter, Kirwin, driving a 1989 Cadillac was going east when she slowed down be- cause of a state truck painting the out- side the white line. Charlotte Detwiler, Athol, driving a 1998 Oldsmobile, noticed the slow down of the Hunter vehicle and attempted to pass. The right front bumper of the Detwiler ve- hicle ran into the left rear bumper of the Hunter vehicle. Hunter was taken to Smith County Memorial Hospital. Register of Deeds Robert Eugene Carman and Pamela J. Garman to Beatrice F. Myers and Penelope B. Turner, Lots 13, 14, 15 and 16 in Block. 2, Lewis Addition to City of Burr Oak. George W. Yamevick, as trustee of the Theodore V. Carl Trust and the Decima Carl Trust to Martin McPeak and Carla McPeak, as joint tenants: less a tract of land. George W. Yarnevick, as trustee of the Theodore V. Carl Trust and the Decima Carl Trust to Marilyn Riley Crocker, an undivided one-half inter- est in the Wl/2 NEll4 of Section 36, Township 5S, Range 9. George W. Yarnevick, as trustee of the Theodore V. Carl Trust and the Decima Carl Trust to Christine Carl Wilson., an undivided one-half inter- est in the WI/2 NEI/4 of Section 36, Township 5S, Range 9. George W. Yarnevick, as trustee of the Theodore V. Carl Trust and the Decima Carl Trust to Athens Cem- etery Association, Wl/2 SWI/4 of Section 25, Township 25, Range 9W. Paul C. Fay and Karen Fay to Mitchell J. Lighthill and Cheryl D. Hella-Gonzales., Lots 1, 2, 3, 43, 44, 45 and 46 in DeWright's Addition to City of Mankato. Shane Ross to Suzanne K. Rines, part of Lot 7, Klasinn's addition to the City of Mankato. Civil Heartland Bank plaintiff vs. Randie D. Slate and Julie Ann Slate; Randie D. Slate d/b/a/ Slate Construction; Farmway Credit Union; and Board of County Commissioners of Jewell County. Jewell County Commissioners Repair of the Jeweil County court- house boiler was discussed Monday when the Jewell County Commission- ers met. A representative of American Boiler and Mechanical, explained when both boilers are running and areshut down at the same time, there is an "in rush" of pressure on the switches, which is more then the switches can handle. The outside meter does not respond fast enough and this causes damage to the regulator. It was decided ask Kan- sas Gas Servic6 if the company can control the pressure. If rtot two regula- tors will need to be replaced at an estimated cost of $950. Carla Waugh, county clerk, re- viewed the agreement for long dis- tance service and a proposed rate de- crease of .05 cents per minute. It was agreed to sign the agreement-with CGI Long Distance Services. .... - N l/2 NW 1/4 of Section 31 .TownsMl~--- LindaWoemer, county health nurse, 5S, Range 9W. George W. Yarnevick, as trustee of the Theodore V. Carl Trust and the Decima Carl Trust to Christian Church Inc., Glen Elder: El/2 SW1/4 of Sec- tion 25, Township 5S, Range 9W. George W. Yamevick, as trustee of the Theodore V. Carl Trust and the Decima Carl Trust to Barry E. McPeak and Darcel K. McPeak: W 1/2 SE 1/4 of Section 25, Township 5S, Range 9W, reviewed the monthly report for Octo- ber. The group discussed cash bal- ances for the health department. The commissioners voted to give the county clerk permission to transfer funds from the health capital outlay to the public health fund, to pay bills as needed. Gary Jordan, rural Burr Oak, pro- vided a brochure about a"road groom" that is promoted as taking care of wash- boards on gravel roads. The price IJewell county Hospitall isnow hii~ h: part=time di+shwasher and a part-time assistant in the dietary department. For more information contact: Deb Underwood, Dietary Manager (785)-378-3137 ou're :l:nvited to The quoted was $12,500. The commission- ers discussed this with Jim Foster, gen- eral superintendent. Foster reported having had a demonstration in the county and the machine didn't work on the rock roads. Foster plans to visit the state sur- plus yard to look at the trucks available for county purchase. He reported the last of the rock is being laid on flood damaged roads. Commissioner Colson advised Edgar Marihugh asked to close only the North mile of road that runs through Section 4 of Odessa. Options were discussed for repairing the bridge. At last Monday's meeting, Steve Christie, Mankato Plumbing and Heat- ing, discussed repair options for the courthouse boilers, Christie suggested installing a new regulator. The commissioners convened as the board of county canvassers to review the ballots from the Nov. 4, special school bond election for USD 278. They reviewed three provisional bal- lots. The board of canvassers ad- journed. The commissioners voted to close the courthouse proper on Friday, Dec, 26. Except that during the time court- house is closed it will not be consid- ered as a holiday for the purposes of employment rules and regulations and the employee handbook. It was also voted to close the courthouse offices to the public beginning at 2:30 p.m. on Dec. 31 for the purposes of allowing the offices to close their books for the year 2003. Betty Becker's resignation as Richland Township Treasurer was ac- cepted. Jessica Thompson was ap- pointed to fill the vacancy. Shannon Meier, EMS director, dis- cussed the possibility of purchasing a building and renovating it for his de- partment. The commissioners con- tacted Darrell Miller, county attorney, to discuss legal issues of acquiring real estate. Miller joined the meeting and reviewed K.S.A. 10-1116(c). The group telephoned Randy Hoffmeier, CPA of Bartlett, Settle and Edgerle, to discuss this issue. Kim Ost, sheriff, was also present for this discussion. Don Snyder, emergency prepared- ness director, discussed the cost of reproducing 911 maps. It was decided that any left over maps would be sold for $2.25. Commissioners present were Frank Langer, Stanley Colson and Doyle Alcorn. Remember that everyone you meet wears an invisible sign. It reads, "No- tice me. Make me feel important," Marine completes basic Marine Corps Pvt. Corey R. Nelson, son of Peggy A. Nelson, Courtland, and Kenny W. Nelson, Jamestown, recently completed 12 weeks of basic training at Marine Corps Recruit De- pot, San Diego. Nelson is a 2003 graduate of Pike Valley High School, Scandia. Pike Trail League FIB team announced The all-league 1st team offense for the Pike Trail League con si sts of Kevan Welsh, quarterback, Southern Cloud; David Cary, running back, Lakeside; Caleb Ramsey, running back, Jeweli- White Rock; Thayne Clark, center, Pike Valley; Chris Hancock, guard, Jewell- White Rock; Shawn Hay, guard, South- em Cloud; Nick Mizner, end, Jewrll- White Rock; Cortney Alexander, end, Mankato; Keith Blanding, punter, Pike Valley and Richard Shamburg, kicker, Jewell-White Rock. The all-league 1st team defense for the Pike Trail League consists of Derek Stewart, defensive end, Pike Valley; Caleb Ramsey, defensive end, Jewell- White Rock, Christian Soler, nose guard, St. John's-Tipton; Marcus Murrow, linebacker, St. John's-Tipton; Brandon Isaacson, linebacker, Pike Valley; Kevan Welsh, comer back, Southern Cloud; Cortney Alexander, comer back, Mankato; Nick Mizner, safety, Jewell-White Rock; Keith Blanding, punt returner, Pike Valley and Kevan Welsh, kick returner, South- ern Cloud. Those making honorable mention on offense include Kendall Pacey, St. John's-Tipton; Mike Koss, Hillcrest- North Central; D. J. Stover, St. John's- Tipton; Aaron Zadina, Mankato; Brock Hanel, Pike Valley; Keith Corpstein, St. John's-Tipton; Christian Soler, St. John's-Tipton; Jeff Richecky, Hillcrest-North Central; Chace Weis, Lakeside and Aaron Zadina, Mankato. Those making honorable mention on defense include Eric Isaacson, Pike Valley; Wes Schou, Hillcrest-North Central; Chris Hancock, Jeweil-White Rock; Trent Webb, Mankato; David Carry, Lakeside; Mike Wanklyn, Jewell-White Rock; Quinn Caldwell, Lakeside; Chace Weis, Lakeside; Mike Koss, Hillcrest-North Central and Kendall Pacey, St. John's-Tipt0n. "~' lira Iltmm'm ' jpt~I~--OUN SHOP New and Used Guns Cleaning and Repair Olive Hill Road I~eae 111B.14'r-80'/I Pike Trail League Vll team announced The 12 players receiving the most votes for the Pike Trail all-league vol leyball team were Laura Trecek, Hillcrest; Kara Kohnan, 11i11~'~3,t; Karl Albert, Lakeside; Kelly ~Peak, Lakeside; Lindsay Gallion, North Cen- tral; Jamie Barrett, Pike Valley; Lisa Schwerman, Jewell; Chantel Frager, North Central; Selena Slinker, Pike Valley; Danielle Brown, Beloit St. John's; Robin Valek, ttillcrcst arid Melanie Kriley, White Rock. Those receiving honorable mention were Keah Cunningham, Lakeside; Darcell Gronewoller, l..akesidc; Nicole Jeffery, Mankato; Amanda Arnold, Pike Valley; Amber Coons, Pike Val- ley and Kayla Darnall, Southern Cloud. The Scoop holds holiday open house A holiday opeff house v~as held at The Scoop, Jewell, Friday and Salt.- day. Refreshments were served both days. Owner Becky Loom i scond ucted drawings for prizes. Prize winners and prizes were Donna Moss, wall hang- ing, Marcia Nulty, snowman family, Carol Menhusen, bracelet, Charlotte Wilson, angel votive, Micah l)aniels, race car set, Darica Bohnert. lip gloss. CHASE SUITES Midwest Hotels 1-800-WOODFIN ~Q.00 ~1~ ~.5 ../ pcr night* II SpaeiousStudio Suite :lib Includes ComplimentaD' Hot Breakfast Buffet. P'erfect for shopping, friends, family, or your own cohvenience / *Subject to availabiliw Exptres U3I/O, Lincoln, NE Des Moines, "IA Overland Park KS-Kansas Cit3, www.woodfinsmtehotels.com Mankato USD No. 278 is accepting SAL applications for an anticipated full time by sealed bids Custodian-Maintenance position. J977 Ford F-600 + Application&~n be picked up at thg,Dts~rictOffice! ...... . 361 cu.jn, V8 301 N. West Street Mankato, Kan. 66956 . Five-speed transmission USD No. 278 is an equal opportunity employer. ' Tw0-speed axle ,8x12-f00t flatbed (on truck) Farrnway Credit Union CAN BE SEEN AT THE Mankato, Kan. MANKATO OFFICE Will be CLOSED on 122 WEST MAIN Thursday, Nov. 27 Mail bids to', for the Thanksgiving Holiday Rolling Hills Electric Have a nice PC Box 307 Flower Patch L.L.C.' s 77mnksgiving Mankato,Kan. 66956 Bids must be in by Monday, Dec. 15 tO2 ,S. ommeR:iol, Mmdmto ~ i~CEM Holiday/ We reserve the right to refuse any and all bids, Holiday Open House ,~(~ Fride~, NOr.Z1 lOa,d.a.m, to 4:30 p.m. ~ ojfL/~e_/~ ~/~-/ ,.qatu~ay. Nov. 22 9.30 o.m. 1"o Noon ~, Shop at ELECTRIC C OOPE,RATIVE. I NC "~ t=~. ~., ,~,~' ' ,,, ~-~" ~,,, ~ for y0urThanksgMng and Chnstmas neeas. ~ Farmway ........... ~.=j-,, -.,= ~, ~ ~" ~/.'}v/~j ~ New items arriving daily. Als0,, selecti0n of: Credit Union + ~ Holideymchtl~ ~ ~.r , Russd/ S/ovor Candy o Co/ogflos and Por/umes L_L Mankato, Kan. MANKATO PROFE IONAL PHARMACY