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8B THE SUPERIOR EXPRESS Thursday, February 4, 2010 I I Randall By Fawna Barrett i Randall escaped the last snow with just a few flurries and several'days of severe cold days. Monday morning found light snow falling. Three women quilted at the church last Wednesday. Mary Ann Kibbe and Jan Carlson took Kay Ross out to lunch for a be- lated birthday and stopped at The Scoop for ice cream. Jackie and Kade Cooper, Jewell, welcomed ababy daughter, Kinley Sue, born Jan. 25, at the Mitchell County Hospital. She weighed seven pounds five ounces and was 19.5 inches long. She has a brother, Andy, 2. Grandpar- ents are Dennis Conn and the late Norma Conn. Steven and Vonda Coo- per. Belleville. Ila McElroy is a great- grandmother. Kinley was born on her aunt Jennifer Joynes' birthday. Saturday supper guests'of Martha Lumb were Steve and Loft Howell. Bill. Melanie and Eric Griffeth. Sun- day, Martha met her daughter, Jill Evans. in Concordia to watch the Jets volleyball team practice against the college girls. LexieEvans is a member of the Jets traveling team. They were prepanng fbr a tournament in Calitbr- nia. Susanna Stout stayed Diday to Sun- day with her aunt, Leota Clawson. and visited Jay, Vicky and Tara Mahin while she was here David Kadel was called last week to fly two larmers over some rugged ground to try to find a missing cow. The critter was located near the Re- publican River. Mildred Reece was a Sunday din- ner guest of JuniOr and Phyllis Wilson. BarbaraMcMillan accompanied her sister. Brenda Holmes. Jewell, on a business trip to Memphis last week. Sherilyn and David Kadel went to Hillsboro Saturday to attend an open house honoring her aunt, Marcella Molto for her 80th birthday. That evening, there was a family dinner at the home of Sherilyn's parents, Paul and ArlcnePankratz. to celebrate Paul's 861h birthday. Sunday, Mary Ann Kibbe attended the 90th birthday open house honoring Barbara Harrison in BcMt. All of her children were home I'or the party. Wednesday evening was Jamestown night at the Cloud County Community College basketball game. A Thanderbird bus came to town to transport community members who were treated to supper and snacks dur- mgthe game. Sherilyn and David Kadel were m the group that went Fawna Barrett attended the Salina Districl UMW executive meeting in Clay Center. Kan.. Saturday. Sunday guests were Sgt. Mark. Megan and Blake Fullz and Greg Wilson. The Fullz Iamily and Greg visited Lucille Zipse in the Mitchell County Hospital m the afternoon: Tile Fultz family had supper with Teresa Manu,g' and Meg's sistc,'. Rachel. bc fore they left Ibr Colo- rado Springs. Mark will be stationed at Ft. Carson. Judy Zimmer, Carl and Opal McElroy attended basketball games in Lmdsborg Saturday to watch Trenton Henningscn. Hays, pla} Panorama By Fawna Barrett Birds filled the air Saturday when the weather was more decent. One flock of ducks were having a swim- ming party in the Republican River, Apparent ly the cold didn't bother thent as a bunch paddled upstream. Many olher ducks chose flying on that preuy day. Frequently, along the road. species of hawks were skimming along on Ihe auwaves, wings oulspread us their ev- ery-alert eyes searched for prey. Here and Ihere. a single hawk perched on a wire or fence post viewing the world So still. I could have been a carving ,'ather than a live bird. Smaller birds '2 flitled among the trees sawrin, the warmer day. Good limes! SCHENDEL I Northbranch By Erma Dillon Curtis and Marilyn Jeffery visited last Wednesday in tile home of Lonnie and Linda Arrants. Guide Rock Patsy Warner visited LaVae and Ruth Glovcr last Wednesday at their home in Norllabranch. Ruth is gaming strength and able to walk some without her walket', but still has a breathing problem. Hopefully the specialist they will see this week wilt have some help pastor's text, liis theme being "A way of love." This chapter has always been known as the love chapter. A few noted thoughts from the sermon are 1 Words without love equal noise 2. Righteousness without love is vanity 3. Love is found in our attitudes and in our actions 4. In Christ, love never fails. We are challenged to allow Christ's love to flow though us so we show His love to those around us. Thanks to the young married couples who had sponsored a Saturday supper, followed by the film. "Fire Proof," the Northbranch congregation enjoyed an impromptu Sunday dinner which was the result of leftover lasa- gna, garlic bread and brownies topped with ice cream. John and Erma Dillon are a part of the North Central Kansas Christian Choir which has been practicing in Sinith Center on Sunday afternoons. The choir will be in concert Sunday afternoons at 3 p.m., next Sunday at Smith Center in the high school and the tbllowing Sunday at the high school in Beloit. Pre-concert music will begin at 2:30. There are 125 members in the choir this year. A reminder to all men and boys of the breakfast at the Northbranch Church Saturday mormng. All are welcome. Are you over the hill??? ....... You may be headed that way if.. You and your teeth don't sleep to- gether. You try to straighten out the wrinkles in your socks and discover you aren't wearing any. At the breakfast table, you hear snap, crackle and pop and you're not eating cereal. Your back goes out but you stay home. Burr Oak Glennys Barnes "Let us love one another." was the call to worship Sunday at the United Methodist Church led by Pastor Dan Dempsy. His scripture reading was from John 2:13 through 32 in which Jolm told about Jesus through his eyes and included the story about Jesus vis- iting tile Temple. A place to worship God and finding merchants were using t as a market place. The discovery made Jesus angry and he upset all the tables. The pastor' s message was titled "The True Temple." The flower ar- ff rangements on the altar were in memory of Mike Modlin. Coffee and fellow- ship time Mlowed the mormg service. Cheryl Hillman and Cliff and Glenny Barnes went to Downs on Thursday to visit their aunt and uncle. Nola and Don Spooner. Nola is cur- rently in tile nursing imme there. Ella Rae Rafferty and Jami Underwood were in Bel oil on Friday. Lilly Barnes. Red Cloud. was a Saturday overnight visitor of her grand- parents, Cliff and Glenny Barnes. Caleb Frasier, Lawrence, K-an., was a weekend guest of his parents, Doug and Wanda Frasier. Lauren was unable to come because of her work. On Sat- urday Caleb visited with Blake Davis m Jewell. Nate McMains and Amanda Hajny were injured in a one-vehicle accident north of Burr Oak early Sunday morn- rag. AI this writing. Nate is m the Jewell County Hospital in Mankato and Amanda is in the Republic County Hospital in Belleville Richard Cox's selected scripture at the CMstian Church on Sunday was Luke 4:21 through 30. He talked about whetl)er we gel good and mad or whether we get mad and good. He said if our anger is caused by petty differ- Members of the Rock Hills School forensics team are (back row, from left) Kevin Garman, Kaylene Bonjour, Beth Menhusen, Katie Hesting, Kaitlyn Johnson, Robert Daines, Allison Thompson (middle) Joe Zadina, Chelsi Beam, Sami Dean and (front) James Neilson. Ky Cosand and Alexandria Pierce are. not pictured. probably getting good and mad. How- ever. if our anger is caused by the injustices and wrongs in the world. then we are most likely getting mad and good. Our reliance on Christ can help us all be mad and good. Shelli Kuhlma,m. Kristi and Shane Hillman. all of Mankato, Lilly Barnes. Red Cloud. and Cody Volker were visitors. Corie Barnes. Red Cloud. celebrated her 16th birthday on Saturday. On Sun- day members of her family were to- gether ata Red Cloud restaurant for her birthday dinner. Attending were Dave, Steffen andCorie Barnes. Darin and Lilly Barnes. Kyle, Taylar, Paisley and Jerzie Ord, all of Red Cloud. Jeff, Diana and Kasey Ord. and Keller. Patsy, Olivia and Thomas Ord. all of Guide Rock. Cliff and Glenny Barnes. Alter lunch. Corie blew out her birth- day candles and the group sang "Happy Birthday" to her. Among those attending the 95th birthday open house honoring Wilma Underwood at the Hilltop Lodge m Beloit were Berniece Harris. Wanda Howard. John and Sue Tucker. Sunday lunch guests of Cheryl Hilhnan were Aaron and Ariel Christensen and Mindy Fayle. Oak. Shane and Kristi Hillman. Shelli and Cortney Kuhhnann. all of Mankato. Judy Miller. Cody, Renita. Mattie and Isabella Volker. Mason and Max McMains and Justice Cummings. Af- ter lunch Cheryl' s company helped her with some chores and visited. Quentin. Jami and Waude Underwood attended the 95th birthday celebration for Quentin's grandmother. Wihna Underwood. at the Hilltop Lod e P/ill and WandaWilson.Longmont. Colo.. came on Saturday and stayed with Walt and Peggy Wilson They returned home Tuesday. Sunday Walt. Peggy, Phil and Wanda went to Supe- rior and had supper with the guys' mother. Beulah Wilson Patsy and Diana Ord accompanied Cliff and Glenny Barnes to the TVC tournament in Roseland Monday evening to watch the Red Cloud girls play the Silver Lake girls. The Lady Mustangs defeated the Lady Warriors to end the Warriors tournament play. Louann and Tom Harris have pur- chased the Flov-er Patch in Mankato. Their first day of proprietorship was Cliff and Glenny Barnes were in In Humorous Solo Act with 14 Red Cloud Tuesday afternoon entries. Alex Pierce. was third; Ky babysittingtheirgreat-granddaughters. Cosand, fifth: and Sami Dean, sixth. Paisley and Jerzie Ord. Informative had 12 entries. Beth Rock Hills Forensics Menhusenwas sixth. With 29 entries in prose, Ky Cosand tealn second out of finished in sixth place. 13 at Sylvan Tourney The Rock Hills High School Foren- sics team began the forensics season with a strong performance placing sec- ond out of 13 teams at a competitive Sylvan Forensics Tournament held Thursday. Rock Hills won the second place trophy with 98 points, narrowly be- hind Minneapolis with 100 points. In- dividual team members receive sweep- stakes points based on how they are ranked in each round from the team's final placement and individual medals in the tournament. Team members were Joey Zadina. Chelsi Beam, Allison Thompson, Katelyn Johnson. Alex Pierce. Kevin Garman. Robert Daines. Beth Menhusen. Ky Cosand, Katie Hesting, Sami Dean. James Neilson and Kaylene Bonjour. In Duet Act out of 16 entries. Kevin Garman and Allison Thompson, took first place and were state qualifiers; Joey Zadina and Chelsey Beam place fourth: Alex Pierce and Katelyn Johnson. placed sixth. In Serious Solo Act out of 10 com- petitors. Beth Menhusen, placed sec- ond and is a state qualifier; Robert Dairies was lburth. In IDA with 22 entered: Joey Zadina and Allison Thompson. qualified for state with a second place finish. Esbon The Esbon High School Alumni Reunion committee is making plans for the upcoming affair. They have verified the date as Sunday, May 31. The location has not been definitely detenni ned. Johnnie and Janice Griffith. War- saw, Mo., spent 10 days fishing in the San Padre area. From there they went home to Missouri and then headed for their home in Esbon. They along with nine friends got in a few days of pheas- ant hunting in this area before the sea- son closed Jan. 3 I. Friday night Dee Reed. Irma Fogo and Eula Silsby were in Red Cloud to take part in the city bowling tourna- ment. There were individual couples and team competitions. The three la- dies all bowl on a team at Red Cloud. The Esbon American Legion will be serving pancakes and sausage at the cafe on Saturday. The meal with a free will offering is a ftmdraiser lot the American Legion to raise money to repair and replace cemetery flags and to send a young man to Boys State this summer. It's  a busy time a'Jund he Benoit l'arms as Bonnie. Everett. Doug and Chad prepare lbr their 21 st annual pro- duction bull sale, which will take place R NOW FoR MEMOR/AL 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 at their private sale barn on March 18. Three evenings Melvin and Eula Silsby have gone to Belleville to visit Melvin's sister. Merla, Hulbert. in the Republic County Hospital. Merla was able to return to her home Friday. We observed the 149th birthday of Kansas on Friday. Kansas was the 34th state to join the Union. Since next year will be the 150th anniversary, we should start planning a big party. The Esbon United Methodist Church congregation gathered at the usual hour (8:15 a.m. ) on Sunday morn- lng with Wanda Thummel at the organ and Pastor Dan Dempsey in the pulpit. Ashley Gruenbacher was a guest. Happy Birthday was sung to Glenna Fogo and a special greeting given for Mary Lou and Raymond Griffith as they were to celebrate their 63rd wed- ding anniversary on Feb. 1. The pastor said agroup will be got ng to the Winter Jam in Wichita on March 21. Continu- ing with a scripture reading from John 2. Pastor Dan chose as his sermon title. "The TrueTemplc." He said Jesus was in the Temple at age 12 when he chal- lenged the priests. Now he was again in Jerusalem. this time for the Pass,,vcr (" Sentricon Colony Elimination System ences with our Mlow man. then we are II I Grain Bins. ° Eaton • GSI Buildings • Vacro-Pruden Tuesday. 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Departing from The Newspaper Depot  "Exoress" your tore to a special cNd by Jeffcr). ntine Express The Sunday morning worslip ser- vice at Northbranch Friends opened with piano prelude music followed by Pastor Ken Smith giving announce- ments and the call to worship, reading from Psalms 90. Musicians were Erma Dillon and Lila Smith. Serving as ushers were Maurice Jeffery, Kermit rTheValeftine Exp Jeffery and Tim Warner. Erma played ress an arran,,ement, , of "There is Power in the Blood" for the offertory. Davin Frampus carried the praise microphone III IIFI to those participating in the praise time. ii Special needs for prayer were noted need. and time given for each II 13 was Corinthians 13:1 through the To Get Aboard The Valentine Express: Payne . Send or deliver a cute photograph of your child to either The Superior Express or Jewell County Record offices (we promzse to return it unharmed) • Include with picture name and age of child, name and address of parents and name I. and address of grandparents • Please submit only photographs for which you have the Bobcat Works ( F right to permit the newspaper to use and publish. Some photography companies , such as Olan Mills and Choice Printing and Photography do NOT allow newspapers to pubtish photographs without first obtaining written permission. By submitting a photograph and signing the authorization, you are allowing the newspaper permission to publish the picture as part of the Valentine Express feature The picture will not be used elsewhere without your permission. • Pasture tree clearing • Post hole drilling * General dirt or lot work • Snow removal Rodney Payne, 785-545-5141 . Brent Beck, 785-545-5427 , 1 q q p  *** I agree to the terms outlined above: 'I .Jl  Signature X,t:o,,O  '| Child's Name for the MANKA TO LIBRARY Phase II Library Project to start New Brick Garden Spring 2010 A GREAT IDEA FOR A GIFT!! BUY A BRICK FOR EVERY GRANDKID!! For a$35 donation to the library a brick with the name of your choice will be permanently placed near the library. For a $250 Gift, the brick will be granite and with a $1,000 gift, the brick will be black granite. For further information, please contact any library board member: Marlene Brown, Sheila Diamond, Elaine Lippold, Bethany Roe, Steve Meby, Oeb Warne, Nancy Wendling Please make checks payable to Mankato City Library. Donations may be delivered to the City Library or Elaine Lippotd or mailed to the City Library at 214 N. High, Mankato, Kan. 66956 i i i i i and he l-bund it so different as the2 Temple was full of money changers; merchants and even animals. The place: of worship for both Jews and Gentiles: had been turned into what seemed like: a marketplace. Ushers for Februaryj will be Deanna Underwood and Janet Kriley. Fell0wshi p time followed the worship service with Colleen Baker.. and Kim Gillett as hosts. The Jewell County United Method-; ist Parish Council held a meeting posF poned from December lastWednesda night in Esbon. Dale Underwood will serve as council president for the com-:: ing year. Ash Wednesday is Feb. 17. The parish pastors of the United Methodisf Churches. Tessa Zehring and Dan Dempsey, will leading services at the parish churchs in the circuit riders tra- dition starting at Burr Oak at 4 p.m., Ionia at 5 p.m.. Esbon at 6 p.m. an4 Mankato Harmony at 7 p.m. Sunday night the monthly card party was held at the care. In the draw, Roger and Deanna Underwood and Delilah and Eldon Pate were chosen as hosts. Taking home the trophies were Gale Burgess, John Frost. Larr 3 Welch. Barb Mizner and Vyonda Welch. Visiting from Friday to Sunday guests of Dave Hastings and Pam,Hajny were Dave's son. Marc. and girlfriend, Toni. and granddaughter Madison. To- peka: also Dave's son. Dan. and his girlfriend, Amanda. and Dave' s daugh- ter. Lacy, all from Canon City, Colo. I Dispatch By 00dna Verhoge Greeters for the Sunday services wereMarvin. Chloe and Ivy Miller. Scripture passage Sunday morning was Luke 4:21 through 30. Theme Sunday morning was "An Important Call.'" Scriplure Passage Sunday evemng was Luke o:./ through 42. Theme Stmday evening was "20/20 Vision." Diannc Sees and Bill Grauwilcr. Indian Hills. ColD.. were weekend guests of Arloa By Icvdd. At 6 p.m Satu,'da) lhc 2010 Ath- letes in Action Super Bowl Breakfasl will be rebroadcast at Dispatch. Beth and Marty Christians arc the parents of a son born last Monday. Happy birthday to Karcn Herredsberg. Feb. I: Darrin Simmons and Rich Verhage, Feb. 2. 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Come to Randall Branch anal Save!!! of The Jamestown State Bank RANDALL, KAN. 66963 785-739-2212 bJ This week's report from the Mankato Livestock, Inc. for Friday, Jan. 29 11 Mix steers 471 5 Black steers 543 16 Charolais steers 548 16 Charolais steers 587 13 Mix steers 618 24 Black steers 619 36 Black steers 623 32 Charolais steers 650 40 Mix steers 656 15 Black steers 669 17 Black steers 682 37 Black steers 690 97 Black steers 702 66 Mix steers 729 123.50 7 Mix heifers 471 115.50 27 Mix heifers 523 119.50 14 Charolais heifers 534 111.75 18 Black heifers 537 105.25 13 Black heifers 588 107.00 13 Black heifers 593 108.50 37 Black heifers 593 109.75 15 Mix heifers 597 t09 25 12 Black heifers 616 100.00 28 Charolais heifers 621 98.75 30 Black heifers 624 97.75 104 Mix heifers 673 100.00 46 Charolais heifers 689 94.00 14 Black heifers 690 42 Charolais steers 737 98.00 20 Black heifers 691 31 Mix steers 745 96.00 15 Black heifers 702 18 Charolais steers 748 96.50 25 Black heifers 736 44 Mix steers 772 97.00 56 Mix heifers 778 11 Black steers 832 95.50 24 Black heifers 781 39 Mix steers 857 94.10 29 Black heifers 793 21 Black steers 870 95.10 19 Black heifers 793 36 Black steers 889 93.00 11 Black heifers 883 34 Black steers 1.028 90.75 Bulls. 50-60: High cows, 48-55; Low cows, 25-47 Consigned for Friday, Feb. 5 70 Steers and heifers. 550-600; 65 Steers and heifers, 700-800; 109 Mix steers and heifers, 550-750; 30 Black and black white face bred heife black calves Black and black white face OCV heifers measured 107.00 105.75 .99.00 100.10 98.50 99.00 95.50 94,75 95.50 96.00 94.25 96.50 93.75 88.75 89.85 88.75 88.00 85.35. 89.75 90.00 90.00 84.50 Jon Russell, 785-374-4577, C011785-545-6105 Bill Logan, 785-378-3327, Cell 785-545-6784 Scott Greene 785-428-3533, Cell 785-545-8612 Kelly Bouray, 402-879-3051, Co//402-879-5567 And y Montgomery, 402-879-3004, Co//785-545-8366 Neil Bouray, Auctioneer, Co# 402-879-5566 i