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Returning from a two week missiontrip to Honduras are [from left) Pastor Dan Dempsey, Formoso, Roger Underwood Esbon Wendy Harris, Burr Oak, Doris Woerner, Burr Oak, Janice McCutcheon, Burr Oak, Nancy Marihugh, Mankato, and David Atkins, Wichita. Honduras Missions A Jewell group has returned from a missions trip to the country of Hondu- ras. Tile county is tile second poorest country in Central America. This is the group's third year to go to the town of Santa Cruz Yojoa where they have worked to build a church and home for the local pastor. This year people mak- ing the missums trip included Dannie Dem psey, Formoso. Roger Underwood, Esbon, Nancy Marihugh, Mankato. David Atkins. Wichita. JaniceMcCutcheon. Wendy Harris and Doris Woerner, all of Burr Oak. The Kansas group tearned up with 17 oth- ers from Indiana. Pennsylvania. Ken- lucky and Wst Virginia They were by airplane to Honduras from Kansas City on Jan. I I and re- turned on Jan 22. While there, the group worked on tile steel trusses for the two-story church's roof. built a drainage canal Ior the church and held two health clinics where 200 people attended.The group brought defibulators that were donated for two clinics and the local ambulance ser- vice. Nancy and Wendy conducted classes on how to use the defibulators. With money that was donated, the group was able to buy th,'ee sewing machines and sewing supplies that will bc used in a sewing school to teach the local women a trade that will help them obtain a job in one of the many textile factories. A sewing school has been temporarily set up in a ho,ne so classes may be started immediately. Eventu- ally, part of the church's second story will house the school where it is hoped at least 10 sewmg machines will be obtained lkr teaching purposes. Many of the people thai attend the church live on a mountain just outside the town. Many el'the homes are shacks made of.wood with,scrap tin roofs. The group hmded out clothing and shoes to many of these poor families, Two easel's were built to be used in the Sunday School classes for flannel board stories. The group took with them more than 600 flannel figures Virginia Alexander cut out to be used in 170 different Bible stories The chil- dren do not have any type of Sunday School supplies so the local pastor was excited to receive the flannel stories. Janicc McCntcheon and Doris Woerner prepared the food lbr24 work- ers. They said it was challenging to come. up with a menu utilizing food pnrchascd locally and cooking cvcry- thingoutside on an apartment -tze stove. Randall Boosters elect officers Randall Boosters met at the Randall Library last Wednesday to elect offic- ers and discuss projects. Officers elected are Mary Ann Kibbe, chairper- son.Jill Ramsey, secretary, mad Marilyn Joerg, treasurer. It was approved to hold at least one public meeting a year and money can be dispersed by ap- proval a a public meeting. Projects discussed were helping with the fence on the west side of the cemetery and assisting With tle Fourth ofJ uly events. Valentine Free Dance Saturday, Feb. 13 9 p.m,. midnight Brenda Flinn - DJ Critters 107 E. Main, Mankato, Kan. 785-378-380{, UTE THEATER Friday, Saturday & Sunday Feb. 5, 6 & 7 7:30 p.m. Leap Year Following an Irish tradi- tion in which a man must say yes if proposed to on a leap day, a woman travels to Dublin to propose to her boy- friend. Rated PG for sensuality and language. Mankato, Kan.785-378-3172 JC Friendship Meals Feb 8 throuI?h Feb, 12 Monday: Turkey.. mashed potatoes. gravy, coleslaw, wheat roll. ambrosia. milk Tuesday: Salisbury steak, gravy, baked potato, broccoli, wheat bread. pears, brownie, milk. Wednesday: Paprika chicken, baked beans, pizas, apple pie, wheat bread, milk. Thursday: Roast beef. mashed po- tatoes,gravy green beans, wheat bread. fruit, milk. Friday: Chc fsalad, brcadsticks, five cup salad, milk. Meals delivered by Christian Church. Charlotte Snyder holds a heart- shaped tin box she purchased for a nickel It is part of her collection of 45 tin, glass and plastic hearts which is on display at the Jewell Library. Study club ties quilts GFWC of Kansas Progressive Study Club met last Tuesday to tie quilts for the veterans' fiospitals. Eight were tied during the day; several others were assembled and Jenny Finney had com- pleted five before the meeting. Nancy Buser conducted the busi- ness meeting. Roll call was answered' with a re lati ve who was a veteran. New officers elected were, Karen Mclntyre, president, Lynell Sheahan. vice presi- den. and FawnaBarrett, secretary-trea- surer. The president reviewed the GFWC Magazme , Members ate lunch in Courtland and returned to sew in the afternoon. Karen Mclntyre furnished a pie for afternoon coffee and Nevada Vetter. hostess, provided treats during the day. Collections on display at library Reed and Man ly n Griest are exhib- iting 14 sculptures and a made-to-scale top hat from their vast Lincoln memo- rabilia. Reed began the collection in 1966. They now have more than 500 pieces on display at their farm south of Jewell. The display has been viewed by more than 1,700 people. Among the notables who have viewed the exhibit is Gov. Bill Graves. The display area is heated and groups are welcome to tour if prior appointments are made. Mrs. Griest contributed a cap from her grandfather. Charles Tullar. who served as bugler in the Civil War. She said, "He was present at Appomattox. when the war ended and saw Robert E Lee ride up on his horse. Traveler." Lincoln was born in 1809 in a log cabin and became the t 6th president of this country. He served during the trau- matic years of the Civil War. The other exhibitor this month at the Jewel l Library is Charlotte Snyder. She has 45. heart shaped candy boxes on dtsplay. As a wlmn she started col- lecting these specialty boxes in 1994 Since that time. she has attended auc- 00Pancake .,.. Sausage Feed Saturday, Feb. 6 11 a.m. - 2 p.m. and 5 - 7:30 p.m. Village Cafe, Esbon, Kan. Sponsored by the American Legion Free WillDonation j 92 nd Birthday Card Shower for Fern Tucker Thursday, Feb. 4 From Your Family! Cards may be sent to: 102 Valley Ionia, Jewell, Kan. 66949-1891 i Thank you to our wonderful family for being with us during surgery in Kearney. We have so enjoyed all the cards, phone calls, food and visits from family, friends and neighbors. The noon meal delivered to us from Buffalo Roam from "Jocks Kids" was special. My sister Mary needs to be thanked for lifting my spirits. Jerry my partner of 63 years took care of my every need with love. You wrapped your arms around us with your concern and love. God Bless You. Marjorie Murray for Keith and Rose Marie McKeown Monday, Feb. 15 Happy Anniversary! From, Your family Please help them celebrate 60 years together b E sending   a card to: 04 E. 12th Street, Superior, Neb. 68978 Community Calendar Makeup meal at Jewell County Friendship Meals Feb. 12. Start serv- ing at 5. Bill Thomas will provide music for dancing. I Mankato Following surgery, Jean Michael stayed two weeks with Scott and Carmen Renz in their Grand Island home. Saturday Elaine Smith. Elaine Heskett and Jeanne Bleecker attended the Salina District United Methodist Women executive meeting in Clay Center. Kan. "The Greatest of These'" was the title of Pastor Tessa Zehring' s sermon Sunday at Harmony United Methodist Church. It was based on the morning scriptures. Jeremiah 1:4 trough 10. I Corinthians 13:1 through 13 and Luke 4:21 through 30. The Chancel Choir sang the anthem "The Love of Christ,'" directed by Pat Grout. Pianist was Joann Davis. Teri and Steve Melbv were in Reed and Marilyn Griest are pictured with items from their Abraham Lincoln collection. The collection, started in 1966, is on display at the Jewell Library. tionsandgaragesalesaddingtothefun to her as gilts. of collecting. As people learned of" her She said. "This is only a portion of hobby, a number of boxes were given what I have collected." I THA YOU We would like to thank family and friends for the prayers, cards, flowers and memorials during the loss of our husband and father, Kenneth Carlton. All this means so much and we do appreciate it. Shirley, Calvin; Rbklin; ......... Tamara, Sondra, and Rhonda Carlton I1 .a Soup-er Bowl Dinner Sunday, Feb. 7 11 a.m.- 1 p.m. Jewell Community Center Jewell, Kan. .... , .... Serving soup and sandwich  Free will donation "" 4t " L--J" Proceeds go to Jewell Youth Group Thank You We would like to thank the Jewel/ Fire Department for responding and putting our tractor fire out. Ed and Marcia Duskie Birthday Card Shower 00o00Marvin Hamilton Saturday, Feb. 13 Cards may be sent to: 762 Vassar Dr. Salina, Kan. 67401 e ) A card shower is requested for LeRoy Marilyn Eaton who will celebrate their Wedding Anniversary F e b. 50 th o n d 8 Please send cards to: 50| N. High, Monkoto, Kcm. 66956 Happy Anniversan Thudsday, February 4, 2010 THE SUPERIOR EXPRESS 3B Wichita for the weekend and visited with their daughter, Ericka Kinney, who lives in Bartlesville, Okla. Mankato Senior Center News Tile sunshine was a welcome sight for the seniors who came into the Man- kate Senipr Center to "catch up" after all the fog, ice and wind. Les and Sara Chilcott were first time visitors to the center. Dennis McKinney and Aaron Otto from the state treasurer's office met with county residents seeking funds "lost" at the treasurer's office. Several women met last Tuesday at the center to brainstorm about ways to keep the center viable during this economic crunch. While not in danger of the closing at this time, center ser- vices may be reduced. This article is the result of one of the suggestions. For Kansas Day the center had a special program consisting of readings and an easy trivia game. Jewell County Friendship Meals is a government funded program to keep seniors in their homes as long as pos- sible. It is not limited to meals.. The Area Agency on Aging provides meals, medication management, home help and some transportation. These are all based on individual needs. Anyone more than 60 years of age may eat'in the center for $2.75. Meals ate avail- able to those under 60 for $4,50. Se- niors are encouraged to bring thetr families and visitors in to eat. Seniors must complete an assessment sheet the center uses to obtain federal funding, It is good for0ne year regardless of Iow o/ten you come in. Required informa- tton includes name, address, birthday date. race and emergency contact per- son. optional information includes physician's name.military served, and dietary requirements. This informa- tion is not shared or s01d, The center serves salt free meals and diabetic meals to those requesting and tries to accommodate other medi- cal requirements with a physician's request tbrm. Meal reservations to be called in by 10 a.m. The center has answering machine i fyou need to make or cancel a reservation. Later reserva- tions will be taken when possible, The Senior Center was started by the Golden Years Club in the late 70s, but the need was so great the area agency for the aging provided assis- tance. II I I I Births Landon Winsolw and Kayla Martinez announce the arrival of their daughter Patton MarieWinslow. She Weighed 7 pounds 9 ounces and was 21 inches long. Patton was born Jan. 19. at the Ivinson Memorial Hospital Laramte. Wyo, Grandparents are Ken and Su- san Winslow. Burr Oak. and Abby Jean and Carl Maggie, Green River. Wyo. Great-grandparents are Earl and LaVeta Winslow. Betty and the late Harold Dale May, Mankato. Walter and Gloria Martinez. and Phylis Maggie, Green River. Wyo. Great- great-grandmother Sophie Lucero is also l?om Green Rivet'. Wyo. Andrew Cooper has announced the birth of his sister, Kinley Sue. born Jan., 25 at Mitchell County Hospital.. She weighed seven pounds five an one-quarter ounces and was 19 1/2 inches long. Parents are Kade and Jackie Cooper, lewell. Grandparents are Dennis Conn and the late Norma Conn. Randall. Steve and Vonda Cooper, Belleville. Great- grandparents are lla McElroy. Randall, Vesta Conn. Concordia, and Gerald Tallem. Bellcville. Mankato Utility Report Disconnect: Walter Moore. 420 W. North. I, Repo--rimos without "7"-]' :' fear of retribution!!! , I CRIME STOPPERS i 1-800-422-1494 J 1 pizza and 10 wings 813.99 2 pizzas and 25 wings $29;99 Bob's Inn 1 19 E. Jefferson, Mankato,Kan. i II II t Thank YOU "' The family of Mike Modlin wishes to express their sincere appreciation for the many acts of kindness and thoughtfulness expressed in so many ways during this time of sorrow. T', ; flt,,,i'l, ,'t',,,,,'S, a ca,'d s,,owt,," 0,"  jean taav00s Monday, Feb. 8 ;::: We little knew that morning, that God would call your name, In life we loved you dearly, in death we do the same. It broke our hearts to lose you, you did not go alone, For part of us went with you. the da) our Say or cal ed,you home. You left us peaceful memories, your love is still our guide. And though we cannot see you, you're always at our side. . , O " A mdhon ttmes we ve thou=ht el you. a million times veeve cried. If loving could have saved yet, you wot!d have ttever d ed. ,.For# ve US Lord, we'll always weep For this sister we 10ved2but could not  ke@. -Author Unknown Your friends at Brush Art Corporation December 28, 1974 - February 5:; 2009 Love the life you live.