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89 THE SUPERIOR EXPRESS Thursday, January 28, 2010 I Jewell By Roberta Holdren Bobby Doxon, Manhattan, visited his grandmother, Shirley Doxon, this Week Coni Grennan, Columbus,Neb., and Lora Crumrine, New Mexico, visited a few days with their mother, Jeannine Seamans. Shirley Doxon hosted the Ladies Card Club at the Jewell Apartments on Thursday evening. Gerald and Marie McAtee visited Lorraine McMatee in Manhattan on Saturday. Brenda Enyeart, Mankato, was a Sunday caller on Lucile Ozmun. The Relay for Life committee held a soup and dessert meal at the Commu- nity Center on Sunday. Many people attended the event. Following surgery in Salina. Pat Kemmerer has been transferred to the Mitchell County Hospital. Raymond and Floriene Walker of 13eloit were recent callers on Rosina Anderson. Karen Meyer was taken by ambu- lance to Mitchell County Hospital on Friday. Sunday visitors of Rosina Ander- son were Mildred Reece and her daugh+ ter, Lois. : Sunday the Indianapolis Colts de- feated the New York Jets and advanced Home in Concordia. Sunday, Joe Anderson was a dinner guest of Joe D. and Charlotte Ander- son, Jamestown. Saturday, Don and Jeanne Brown took Celia McMillan and Bill Elniffto Jewell for lunch. They met Theresa Brown and Kelly Griffeth for a visit in the Jewell park. Last Tuesday, Kara Kent hosted a supper to honor her husband, Lucas, on his birthday. Guests were Mary Ann and Bob Kibbe, Chris Kibbe. Laura, Adam and John Barta. Several from Randall attended the Relay for Life soup dinner in Jewell Sunday. Fawna Barrett was a weekend guest of Natalie and David Wood and fam- ily. Saturday they celebrated Alana's 5th birthday with her other grandpar- ents. Pat and Harvey Wood, coming for the noon meal. Panorama By Fawna Barrett Kansas 'Day... 149 years? Don't you wonder what the ptoneers would think of today? They hauled lumber for their houses from Waterville. a 5 to I 0-day journey and today, the trip can be unade in a couple of hours. • They turned the thick sod with a one-bottom plow, pulled by one horse el" €xenl. Cows were milked, fed and watered and wood was cut before the man went to the field. The day ended at to the Super Bowl on Feb. 7. Tlere is a reasonable time as the animal needed a Jewell connection with the Colts as Austin Collie. is the grandson of Rich- ard Collie. a former Jewell resident now living in California. Shirley Varney had surgery in :Hastings on Friday and was expected home on Monday. Monday 23 Red Hot Jewells of the 'Red Hat Society met at the park in Jewcll for a trip to Mankato. After eating at a Mankato care they went shopping. Alter returning to Jewelh !hey went to the basement of the Chris- 1tan Church where the hostesses served a dessert and members read the Kansas Trivia that had been placed on the tables. Twila Means. Eaten Mclntyre and Carol Menhusen were m charge of the Jan uary meeti ng. Marilyn Johnson, Jane Pahls and Joann Doud will plan the February meeting. Randall By Fawna Barrett I II Foggy weather and light rain have Iept most of tim days dreary this week. Thadd Hinkle will speak at the Randall Community Church Sunday. Nevada Vetter hosted D.D. Club at the Randall Library last Wednesday • with Lcota Clawson anad S herilyn Kadel as guests. Sherityn and David Kadcl hosted Foreign Foods clubThursday cvcnling. The group ate in Concon'dia and re- turned to tile Kadel home to celebrate David's birthday. Lynn Feldmann. Jewell. worked at the Randall Post Office last week. Progressive Study Club was post- poned fora week because of icy condi- tions last Tuesday. Fawna Barrett called on Thelma Given last Wednesday. Mike Ph)wman. Omaha, was aguest Saturday and overnight of his nmther. Leota Clawson Jail anad Larry Thornton returned last Wednesday from at vacatnon in Hawaii. They report the visit m Pearl Harbor was a nloving cxpcrience. Other special treats were a helicopter ride over an active volcmto, a driving tour of Oahu and the Big Island, a visit to the Chinese Circus and a three-hour whale watching boat tout'. Last Sunday, Bill and Ywmda Gray, Salina. hosted,a family barbecue. At- tending were their son. Billic Gray, Salina. Jay, Vicky, Matt and Tara Mahin. Leota Clawson. Randall. Beverly and Charles Elliott. Wichita. Dcbbic Dentils and Ran Galhtway, Derby. Stts,annc and David Stout. Hutchinson. Rick Shcahan and Tim Shcahan. Kansas City+ had Sunday dinner with their dad, Richard Sheahan. at Hilltop Lodge. Lynell and LindaSheahan were also lunch guests. . Lois Hedges,was a weekend guest of her mother, Mildred Reece. Richard Given and Ron Given vis- ited their mother. Thehna, at Sunset rest. food and water and the man had chores to do bed)re dark. Today, giant tractors cover many acres i n a day, while the plow is rusting from non-use. These are the days of no-till, Many homes have central heat and air, modern appliances and are connected with the world through the internet. These and many other inven- tions have made life earner since this land was declared a state. Happy Birthday Kansas, tomorrow. Northbranch By Erma Dillon i i Gwen Lewis visited her parents. LaVae and Ruth Glover, at their home in Northbranch one day last week. If you happened to drive on the rock road east of Northbranch during the snow and ice. you likely could see where several drivers had the tin'ill of sliding off into a ditch. Fortunately, there weren't any serious effects, that I have heard about. Pastor Ken Smith drove to Wichita on Friday and spent the night with Dave Robinson, conference president+ He attended an elders' meeting on Sat- urday, returning home Saturday evening. Regan Jeffery is a member of the Rock Hills High School basketball team which earned second place Saturday in the Pike Valley League tournament played at Concordia. The Rock Hills High School boys also took second place in the tournament, John and Erma Dillon visited Mary Dilhm at her apart ment in Superior on Thursday afternoon. It was almost a miracle to wake up Saturday morning to find a large por- tion of the snow had melted during the night. With the temperature at 47 degrees and a high wind during the night it certainly changed the looks of the landscape around here. Friday Kim and Jean Davis drove to the McPherson home of Bret atad Danyel Chapman. Addison and Colt. Alan and Blake joined them on Satur- day. Sunday Carl and Peg Meline.Tim and Gwen Mclinc and d’lughters, Megan and Katie. all oflnavale.joined the family in celebrating Addison's thrid birthday. Northbranch Friends Sunday morn- ing worship service was opened with Pastor Ken Smith giving announce- mentsand the call to .worship. Musi- cians were Erma Dillon at the piano and Lilt Smith leading the congrega- tional hymns. A special offering for Haitia was taken. The offertory as "We Are so Blest." Offertory fox tile regu- lar offering was an an'angement of "Leaning on tile Everlasting Arms." Serving as ushers were Kermit and Brad Jcffery and Tint Warner. Kelli Jeff cry carried the pratse microphone to those participating in the praise time. Special tinle was given to prayer lot" SCHENDEL " JEWELL COUNTY RURAL HEALTH CLINIC Belleville Physicians & Specialty Physicians WEDNESDAY THURSDAY FRIDAY SATURDA] THE RANDALL BRAN(;H 14, 21 28 1 Dr. Chingren @ Jewell Co. Hospital 8 15 Dr. Chingren @ Jewell Co. Hospital 22 2 9 Dr. Beavers 8'a.m.-n0on 1-5 p.m. 16 Dr. Goertzen 8 a.m -noon 1-5 p.m. I 23 I 3 Dr. Goertzen 8 a.m.- noon 10 17 Dr. Walker 8 a.m.- Noon 24 Dr, Beavers 8 a.m.-Noon The Red Hat Society, Jewell, filled two tables at Critter's Monday, during the lunch hour. Members represent Jewell, Mankato, Randall, Burr Oak. Pictured (from left) are Rose Damon, Roberta Holdren, Darlene Thompson, Jeanine Seamans, Lola Abram, Carol Divel, Jan Schumacher, Clarabelle Hajny, Twila Means, Loretta Hutchison, Loretta Todd, Karen Mclntyre. Holdren is the local society's Queen Mother. Members of the Red Hat Society, Jewell, seated at a second table at Critter's, Monday were(from left) Jane Pahls, JoAnn Doud, Karen Matteson. Rosalie Edwards.. Inez Tillery, Bette Willmeth, Betty James, Pat Willmeth, Sandy Westgate and Marilyn Johnson. many needs inthe church and commu- nity. Pastor Ken's sermon text was from I Corinthians 12. Hi s sermon title as "Animating the Body of Christ." The theme of the message was the importance of each member of the church, regardless of whether their duties are large or small, seen or un- seen. At 6:30 Saturday, Northbranch Friends will host a supper followed by a showing of the movie "Fire Proof." Baby sitting will be available. All are welcome. It will be a help if those planning to attend will contact Colleen Jeffery for a supper count. Dispatch By Edna Verhage Greeters fl)r the Sunday worship service were Dale. Kareena and Kacee Herredsberg. Scripture passage Sunday morning ..was Luke 4:14 through 21. Theme Sunday morning was "Favor and Re- jection." Passage Sunday evening was Re roans 8:28 through 39. Theme Sun- day evening was "Real Security." Melanie Schlatter gave the children's message Sunday morning at the Dispatch church Amy Skore, Stevenville. Mont., was a weekend guest of Mr. and Mrs. Dale Herredsberg and famil3. Happy birthday to Mike Nyhoff, Jan. 24: and Claire Keeps, Jan. 28. (Last Week's News) Greeters for the Sunday worship service Were Margaret LaDow. Arloa Byleveld, Rod, Belinda and Taylor Arnold. The scripture passage Sunday morn- mg was John 2:1 through 11. Theme Sunday morning was "L we The Wed- dings." Passage Sunday evening was I Thessakmians 5:16 through 24. Theme Sunday evening was "Log  on the Fire.'" Mr. and Mrs. Lee Christians and family, Leota. Minn.. were weekend guests of the Don Keeps. Mr. and Mrs. Ron Christian and family, Kenneth. Minn.. were week- end guests of Mr. and Mrs. Marry February 2010 I 4 Dr. Walker 8 a,m.-noon 1-5 p.m. 11 Dr. Pagano @ Jewell Co. Hospital 5 6 12' 13 18 25 19 20 26 27 Christians. Ken Nyhoff. Centennial. Colo.. and Will Forrest Dykstra, Highlands Ranch. Col().. were weekend guests of the , Merle Nyhoffs. Happy birthday to Melanie Schlatter and Jonathan Schlatter. Jail. 23. Esbon Josephine Frost and Father George Chalbhagan were Sunday afternoon and evening guests of Pat and Bob Windmuller. They had supper together and in the afternoon and evening played cards. Correction on last week's items. Eula and Melvin Silsby were in Can- ton to help celebrate grandson,Garrett' s third birthday not Leah's. Eldon Doud was out last Tuesday having coffee with friends. Eldon is recuperating from surgery at Wichita where two discs in his neck were fused The churches in Esbon and their times of worship. Sacred Heart Catho- lic Church are observing winter hours with mass at 10 a.m. Sunday mornings, Thursday morning mass at 9 a.m. The Esbon United Methodi t Church Sun- day morning worship service is at 8:15 a.m. witln children's servtce at 8:30 a,m. Early last week Dale Underwood was at Topeka's St. Francis Hospital where he received a new pulse genera- tor or ICD and a new defibrillator. He stayed three nights in Sitver Lake at the home of his sister. Charlotte, and her husband, Bob Frank. Dense fog has been on the menu day after day alter day. It Ires been many years since we had a winter with fog about every day. We recently have had weather with temps in the 40s but so much tog. The fog was finally blown out over the weekend and then cold weather came back. We can't win for losing, but then (his is Kansas and you shouldn't get bored as the weather does lots of changing. The weather is part of the reason we love Kansas and don't want to change it for any other state. Enjoying a time of visiting and learning new quilting ideas while work- ing on their own individual quilts are Lila Frost. Joan Broeckelman. Barbara Mizner. Delilah Pate and Daphne Man- ning. The quilters meet each Wednes- day evening at the home of Delilah Pate. Starting in February, the Village Care will have a change in hourstMon- day through Friday the hours will stay the same open at 6 a.m. and close after the noon meal. Starting on Saturday, Feb. 6. the cafe will open as usual at 6 a.m. but will close at 10 a.m. and will not serve lunch. IF NOW tar , MEMORfA L DAY Let us help you find the perfect marker to honor your loved one's lifetime. QUALITY' MONUMENTS Concordia • Marysville • Holton 785-243-2466 • 866-543-2466 Conveniences of the Randall Branch Bank: • Debit card • Online Banking • Bank-by-Mail • Your Operating Loans All are available at mm ENDER Grain Bins • Eaton oGSl • Vacro-Pruden of The Jamestown State Bank RANDALL, KAN. 66963 785-739-2212 Commercial • Agricultural - Industrial Equipment • Sukup • Hutchinson • Neco • DMC • York Legs • GSI Dryers 785-781-4383 * 800-221-4383 604 Wisconsin • P.O. Box 17 ° Cawker City, Kan. 67430 Contact Dick Wise or John Senger for estimates. • Commercial • Agricultural • Industrial • Metal Buildings • Grain Storage and Handling • Concrete On Saturday, Feb: 6 .the American Legion will take over the cafe and will be servm pancakes and all that goes with them l:'rom 11 a.m to 2 p.m. and from 5 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. in the evening. Free will offering. The money raised will go to repairing and replacing cem- etery flags and for the fees of sending a young man to Boys State. The Esbon United Methodist Church welcomed home Pastor Dan Dempset, and dis misston team on Sat- urday. Sunday Dale Underwood was the servme greeter. Jerrod and Dereck Gillett served as acolytes. Wanda Thummel was the musician at the or- gan. Lindsey Underwood had children's church. Roger Underwood and Doug Dietz were ushers. Wel- come guest was Ashley Gruenbacher. Pastor Dan used John 2: I through 12 for his scripture reading. The title of his sermon was "Water to Wine." He told of the seven day wedding celebra- tion that ran out of wine. After Jesus turfled gallons of water into wine and helped the host avoid an enquette di- saster, the disciples wondered "How do we respond to this miracle." I I Burr 0 ak By Glennys Bar;,es "We do not live by bread alone." was the call to worship at tile United Methodist Church led by Pastor Dan Dempsey who had returned home from two weeks in Honduras doing volun- teer work. There was the congrega- tional prayer and sharing of the peace. The scripture reading was John 2:1 through 12. This and the sermon were about Jesus turning waler rote wlne. the beginning of his miracles. The dis- ciples believed. How do we respond to this? Fellowship time followed. All United Methodist churches are putting together health kits to help people in Haiti. (sliff and Glenny Barnes visited Esther Hemdon. Maxine Carman and Bill Dillon at Jewell County Long Tent Care in Mankato on Thursday morn- ing. In the evening they ventured out in the fog to attend basketball games at Harvard. Sharon Tullar. Jewell. and Cheryl Hillman had lunch together at a Man- kate restaurant on Friday. Sharon and Cheryl were co-workers some years ago at the elevator• Word was received during the week that Terry Fogo. Hereford. Texas, had suffered a stroke and was in the hospi- tal Terry is the son of the late Deane and Orpha Fogo and a 1963 graduate of Burr Oak High .School. Cliff: and Glenny Barnes were Ill Red Cloud ell Friday morning to babysit theirgreat-granddaughters.Paisley and Jerzie Ord. while their mother was nn Smith Center on business. Later in the day, David Barnes accompanied his ,parents to a basketball game at Roseland. The Barnes' granddaugh- ter. Kayla Barnes. is a member of the Silver Lake team from Roseland and grandsons Steffen Barnes and Kasey Ord are members of the Red Cloud team John and Sue Tucker were m Hill City on Saturday night to attend the birthday dance honoring Everett Anderson. 101 years old. Mike Modlin died Saturday at his home in Burr Oak. Mike is survived by children. Tanya, Cole and Chad: his parents, Don and Mary Modlin: brother, Charlie: and sisters. Jerry Harding and iSentricon + Colony Elimination System Sylvia Musser. The Rock Hills High School bas- ketball teams took second place in the Pike Trail League Tournament held at Concrodia on Saturday night. Luke 4:14 through 21 was Richard Cox's scnpture reading at the Chris- tian Church on Sunday morning. The title of his message was "The Least. the Last and the Lost," He said the Bible should be in our hands, our head and our heart. We are called to be God's representatives to the least, the last and the lost, keeping our eyes fixed on Jesus who is the author and finisher of our faith. Tessa McMains' grand- mother Terry, Superior. was a visitor with the McMains. Shane and Kristi Hitlman. Man- kate. were Sunday lunch guests of Cheryl Hillman and Jessica Barnes. How nice to see the sun shining again after having several days of cloudy, foggy weather. We anxiously await the appearance of Punxsutawney Phil on Feb. 2 to see if we will have another six weeks of winter or if spnng is right around the corner? f Mankato ShMey and Rex Fischer were,Sat- urday breakfast guests of Wilbur and Betty Becker in Smith Center. Sunday visitors of Wilbur and Betty were Sam and Marilou Bccker. Weekend guests of Dale and Jeanne Freeman were Susan and Don Hoffman. Topeka. Adam Freeman, Salina. Corey Freeman. Assaria, and Devon Freeman. Mike and Kathy Free- man joined them Saturday evening for supper. Brian Murray visited with all Saturday afternoon. Mindy and Kendall Ost observed their 40th wedding anniversary Jan, 24. They were Saturday dimler guests of their daughter and family, Marcia and John Hutson. Ross and Luke. Downs. Pastor Tessa Zehring announced on Sunday that those who wish to give toward sending health kits to Haiti may bring the requested items to the box in the narthex. A list of the items needed is on the box. If one wishes to give money, a check or envelope should be marked "Haiti" and placed on the offering plate or taken to the Jewell County Parish Office. One-hundred percent of this money goes to supp lies and eqmpment, not administration. through the United Metllodist Com- mittee on Relief. Pastor Tessa's ser- mon. "Who are the Many?". was based on the scriptures, 1 Corinthians 12:12 through 31 and Luke 4:14 through 21. The Chancel Choir sang the anthem, "SpMt Song." Lyle Dauner was pia- nist, Acolytes were Anna Menhusen and Alexa Frisbe. Did you know humming bird nests ai'e only about half the size of a walnut'? i Payne Bobcat Works • Pasture tree clearing • Post hole drilling • General dirt or lot work • Snow removal Rodney Payne, 785-545-5141 Brent Beck, 785-545-5427 , i Pest Control & Lawn Service SERVING THIS AREA FOR OVER 50 YEARS! 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High School Junior Varsity Basketball at Rock Hills 4:30 p.m. Feb. 16: High School Basketball at Rock Hills vs. Smith Center. Feb. 18: Parent Teacher Conference 2:30 - 9 p.m. Feb. 19: High School Basketball at Southern Cloud - Glasco. Feb. 20: State Piano. Feb. 22 - 26: FFA Week Feb. 23: High School Girls and Boys Basketball at Osborne. Feb. 26: No School. Kier's Thriftway 115 W. Jefferson • Mankato, Kan. 785-378-3192 Good Luc[( to all Students & Athletics/