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as THE SUPERIOR EXPRESS Thursday, March 7, 2013 turned to Roger and Jan McColloughs' Jewell By Roberta rioldren home for dessert. Nevada Vetter visited Melvin and Wally Thornton and Shirley Rank at On Thursday, Butch and Annette the rest home in Beloit recently. Burks and.Theresa Baxa of Beloit went to Salina where they attended a retire~ Dan Daniels is having back prob- ment party honoring Mark B axa. lems and was unable to preach Sunday. Twenty-fouroftheRedHotJewells Kent Otott, Concordia, spoke at the Randall and Jewell churches. of the Red Hat Society ate lunch at the Nevada Vetter, Jan Thornton and local pub and then went to former high Fawna Barrett quilted at the church school building where Eric and LeRoy last Wednesday. Bourbon gave a tour of the building which is now part of Bourbon Truck- Judy Zimmer and Opal McElroy ing. Eric said they have 30-plus em- spent the weekend with Angle and ployees and are hoping to get the num- Brian Dreher and family as they cel- ber up to 40. They are also considering ebrated Ashley's birthday a little late. adding a second shift as they now have They had supper out Saturday evening. severalordersfortheirtrailers. Roberta Sunday they took Ashley and Ashton Holdren, Marky Grindol and Rosalie shopping, while Austin and his dad Edwards planned the day's activities, were doing other errands. After birth- In March the Red Hot Jewels from day cake the women returned home. Ila McEIroy was able' to join the Mankato will be in charge of the day's coffee women at the co-op last week activities. for the first time since having surgery Valarie and Chelsie McAtee called several weeks ago. on Gerald and Marie McAtee on Sun- day morning. Dakota Peters stayed Saturday af- Judy Burchett and Miola Griffeth ternoon and overnight with her great- grandparents, Cliff and Nevada Vetter. are now home from a stay in the hospi- Sunday supper guests of the Vetters tal. Megan Wilson had a wreck on her were Earl Dunstan and daughter, way to work. The roads where a little Aubrey, Nancy and Bill Buser. icy after the snow storm. Thursday Betty Barrett and Fawna Bruce and Cindy Barrett, Barb Tatro Barrett had lunch together and returned and Roberta.HoldrenwereSundaydin_ to Betty's home for tea in the after- ner guest at the Gerald and Marie noon. Friday evening Megan Fultz, McAtee home. Blake and Cole and Jeff Cheek were A pheasent was seen strutting supper guests of Fawna. around in the city park on Sunday P~LI1LOtQTI1[~ morning. By Fawna Barrett Word was received this week of the Did you hear it? Did you smell it? death of Paul Menhusen of Wamego. Have you seen it'? Sights and sounds of Twoofhis brothers, Ronnieand Merlyn approaching, spring were heard over Menhusen, reside in Jewell. the weekend. Squawking birds were (Last Week's News) heard near the creek one morning. Were r Thursday we had a good snow storm they geese'? Probably. They could not like we remember from ourchildhoods, be seen. A few robins were pecking for It snowed nearly all day which gave us breakfast in a grassy plot. around 12 inches of snow. Luckily the Sunday morning, as the sun was wind didn't blow hard and the snow melting, the patches of snow, odors of laid on the fields providing a little emerging grass, wet soil and fresh air much needed moisture. The younger lifted an aroma of Spring! generation was out scooping and the Yards are awakening with tufts of men of the town were busy with their green. Tips of tulips and other spring 4-wheelers and tractors moving the flowers are poking through the ground. snow from driveways. Thanks guys A few crocus are blooming. Yeah for you are wonderful. Spring! Jerry and Nancy Anderson, Sharon Tullar and Roberta Holdren were Northbranch among~,those who attended the 50th wedding open house honoring Walt By Erma Dillon J and Verg Holdrelt in Mankato o,1 Sat- t-terb Jeffery is recuperating at his urday. Judy Burchett underwent surgerywinter home in Texas after having co- rn Salma on Friday. Ion cancer surgery. Doctors believe A funeral was held tot Dale Wright the Surgery was a complete success. Cade Samuel was born Feb. 12. to on Saturday at the former high school ScottandVictoriaL'EcuyerofWichita. building. Dale died earlier in the week He weighed 9 pounds, 6 ounces and in KansasCity, Lisa and Dale once ran was 22 inches long. Grandparents are the Tastey Freeze in Jewell. Dale had Sam and Alyce Gitlett of rural Esbon .recently retired from working lot the and Mike and Kay L'Ecuyer of gas company and spent his time farm- Hesston. Alyce visited for a few days, rag. On Sunday, Feb 17, Darlene Th- taking care of and spoiling big sister Makayla and helping with the new olnpson went to Concordia and picked little one. This is the 19th grandchild up Robert and Roberta Champlin and for Sam and Alyce, 13 boys and six went to Sabetha where they met Bob and Nadine Champlin and then to To- girls. Lily Walker celebrated her first peka where they celebrated the 6th birthday recently with a farm theme birthday of their granddaughter, Kylce. party. Joining in the fun were her par- Others attending were Tract, the ents, Brett and Beth Walker; grandpar- Kolbys, Jeff, Jamie and Charlotte ents, Sam andAlyce Gillett and Terry Champlin, Jace and Megan Chalnplin, and Marlene Walker; aunts and uncles Tracy's parents and brother. Kaylee Mark Walker of Minneapolis, John received lots of cards and gilts, and Marcia Hutson of Downs, Jim and Lucile Ozmun wastaken by ambu- Kim Gi!lett of rural Esbon, Carrie lance to the Jewell County Hospital Bonebrake of Topeka, Scott and Saturday night. She returned home on Victoria L'Ecuyer of Wichita. Help- Sunday afternoon. " ing her open presents were cousins, Clarabell Hajny and her brothers, Ross and Luke Hutson, Dereck and JerryandHarlowVader, wenttoChey- Jerrod Gillett, Jacob Bonebrake and enne, Wyo. Sunday, Feb 17,to be with Makayla and Cade L'Ecuyer. Also their sister who had several heart prob- present were Brandi and Lane Johnson Ictus. They returned home later ill the of Burr Oak, plus some Walker and ' weekaftertheirsister'shcartwasregt~- Pacey relatives. lated. Marilyn Jeffery entertained at the Sunday 200 people attended the LTCinMankatofortheTuesday Hap- chicken dinner held at the Jewcll Corn- penings. Friday Marilynjoined a group munity Center to raise funds for Relay of 18 readers at Rock Hills that read to for Life. the K-6 classes from the Dr. Seuss Tile morning after the snow storm,books. when 1 took my Lucy dog oul, she Jean Davis, Kim and Alan Davis seemed befuddled by all the snow. She and Todd and Kimberly Davis joined a was ahnostdisoriented, then itdawned large ntnnber of guests at the annual on ine she is I 1 years old and had never soil conservation dinner at the com- in her life time seen that much snow. munity btfilding in Mankato. Darrell and Da|non Bohnert at- Word has been received that Betty tended a farnl show in Kansas City. Wallace suffered a severe stroke last Wednesday. She has been moved into Randall hospice care and remains unrespon- By Fawna Barrett sire at this writing. The Saturday morning men's break- The forecasted snow storm didn't fastattheNorthbranchFellowshipHall happen last week. Just a few flurries was well attended.LonnieArrants, who left bubbles of snow here and there, leads the monthly breakfasts, invited The Foreign Foods group ate in all tile wonlen to join the men this month. Lonnie and Linda cooked and Concordia Saturday evening and re- served sausage, pancakes, fresh fruit. Sentricon Colony Elimination System Pest Control Lawn Service SERVING THIS AREA FOR OVER 50 YEAR.q! Insect-Rodent Control Monthly - Bi-MontNy & Seasonal ServicesAvaJlable 109West 5th,Concordia, Kan. 785-243-2554 1-800-748-8184 Grain Bins Eaton GSI Vacro-Pruden American Commercial Agricultural Industrial Grain 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, Richard Hahn or Doug Pruitt for estimates. BARN PHONE 785-378-3283 Commercial Agricultural Industrial Metal Buildings Grain Storage and Handling Concrete orange juice and coffee. Pastor Ken gave a short devotional. The Rev. Lonnie and Linda Arrants attended the Glen Elder Friends Sunday School and Church where Lonnie was the guest speaker. Dick Weltmer of Smith Center rep- resented the Gideons Sunday morn ing at the Northbranch Friends worship service. He presented stories of how the Bibles handed out or left in public places by the Gideon organization have given new life to many people of all ages and languages who were strug- , gling with their life situations. Musicians for the service were Lila Smith and Grace McNichols. Marilyn Jeffery is the March Greeter. March ushers are Walter Willitts, Maurice Jeffery and Delbert Bird. Serving as ushers for the 'noisy offering' were Davin Haseleu, Mel Willitts and Drakeland Willitts. The praise micro- phone was carried by Mel Willitts. There were numerous prayer re- quests noted with a special time given to prayers. Mr. Weltmer was the only visitor in the service. Kermit and Loyce Jeffery visited Lonnie Buckley Sunday afternoon at the Jewell County LTC and joined Earl and Lonnie at the church service there. Well, my dear readers, perhaps it is time to tell you of my approaching retirement as the news reporter for the two local phpers. In an attempt to sim- plify my life, I have turned in my resignation, effective April 1. l have appreciated the cooperation I have had from s0 many friends and neighbors. It has been a pleasure to serve for more than nine years feel it is time for someone else to pick up the reins and go with it! Editor's note: Thanks, Enna/ You have done a great job. Those inter- ested bz carryhzg on are invited to contact this newspaper. Steven Wright's wisdom: Borrow money from pessinnsts. They don't expect it back. Esbon Sunday night the community card party was held at the Village Cafe. Ted and Wanda Thummel along with Pat and LaNeta Smith were the hosts for the evening. Those winning prizes were Eldon Pate, John Beam, Colleen Baker, Deanna Underwood and Sam Gillett, _ Two weeks ago Delores (Hollern) Wasenberg, Marysville, suffered a stroke. Last Tuesday her sister and brother-in-law, LaNeta (Hollern) and Pat Smith, went to Marysville to see her. They found her much improved. Delores will stay in an assisted living facility until she has her strength back and can return to her home. Sorry my items were not in the paper last week. They were sent as usual but apparently there were others of more importance that needed to be printed. (No there were not other things of more importance, the news enve- lope did not reach the Jewell County Record mailbox as usual on Tuesday, finally arrived Wednesday morning). Glenn (Chug) and Carol Fogo, Manhattan, accompanied Glenn's mother, Glenna Fogo, to the Jewell County conservation meeting in Mankato last Wednesday evening. There was a large attendance at the annual conservation dinner held at the Across America event at the Rock Hill Elementary school last Wednesday. Glenn and Shirley Marihugh re- turned home Feb. 16 after six weeks in Mazatlan, Mexico. While there they had the experience of attending the annual carnival. They saw spectacular fireworks over the ocean and a movie themed parade with 40 floats. Also the crowning of the Flower Queens and performances of dancers and the sym- phony orchestra. The pancake, sausage and egg feed brought a huge crowd to Esbon. This event was put on by Eldon and Delilah Pate of Esbon Grain and Fertilizer. lone Shipley is home from a trip she had shared with daughter and son-in- law, Melva and JohnHarvey, Kansas City. While in Pennsylvania, lone be- came acquainted vith her great-grand- child, Connor. Ione's brother, Ken- neth, and his wife, Nancy, who live in Erie, Pa., spent one day with the Kan- sas and Missouri relatives. On a brisk second Sunday of Lent, . Wanda Thummel was the greeter at the Esbon United Methodist Church. Derek From left, JudyOst, Joann Davis and Deb Warne read to Mrs. McMillan's sixth grade class as part of the Read and JerrodGillett were acolytes and lit the altar candles as Wanda played the prelude. Guests were Daryl, Lynn and Annie Frost, Savannah and Shantell Howell, Terry and Marlene Walker, and Makayla L'Ecuyer. The children sang "Happy Birthday" to Lily Walker and then Pastor Gerry Sharp talked to them about prayer. The special of the morning was a group sing of the hynm .Lord of the Dance. Deanna Underwood and Beth Walker served as ushers. Pastor Gerry cfiose his scripture reading from Luke 13 and he titled his sermon "Fqx and Hen." He said, the fox is in the hen house when you hear of a get rich take should not be given up on. Many may sin, but should be forgiven as that is God's way. Each of us is invited to his house of worship. We are here only by the Grace of God and we should live in the Kingdom of God forever. North Esbon residents from up towards Northbranch present were Jean Davis, Alan and Kim Davis. Brett, Beth, and Lily Walker, Todd and Kimberly Davis. Others from the Esbon area there were Glenda and Delmar Rothchild, Downs, A'shley Gruenbacher. Sunday Burdette and Janie Callaway and their daughter, Paula Hancock, had an excellent visit with their mother and grandmother, lid Callaway at LTC in the Jewell County Hospital. March 1 Kendra Kriley became the new employee at Guaranty State Bank Esbon location. In starting the job she will be in Esbon two days before going to Beloit to the home bank where she Carol and Chug Fogo, Manhattan. Doug Diets and Glenn Marihugh It is that time of year when the wereushers.LaneUnderwoodassisted Benoit Ranch is a beehive of activity, with serving the communion elements, but then when isn't it? They are now which were prepared by Deanna preparing for their 24th annual pro- Underwood. Joys and concerns in- ductionsale.Thetimesetforthisevent eluded,being happy to have Ethyl is I p.m. March 21. They will start McNabb presen! for the service and will have two weeks oftraining, before selling around 150 head of bulls and 50 she thanked everyone for their prayers returning to the Esbon facility. Joan and Wayne Broeckelman werescheme, that can hardly be true and no head of2012 top supreme replacement when she was so very ill. The in Beloit Sunday where they visited at doubtisn't.Toomanyofushavefallen heifers. Underwood-Gruenbacher shower will I have learned some people do read be next week. Members remembered both the Monte and Mike Broeckelman away from God, like the tbx. We are homes, always hunting for something we don' t myitems, as several people have asked Pastor Gerry s brother-in-law,Saturday night Burdette and Janie have and probably don't really need where they were last week. Raymond Griffith, and Colleen Baker Callaway were in Mankato at the Ron and we probably can't attain. Let s do The Esbon United Methodist as she continues her tests. Fellowship Hancock home to help their grand- what God asks us to do. Then we will Church women are sponsoring a com- time followed the service. Glenn and daughter, Jessica, celebrate her 20th have a better world. munity bridal shower honoring Lane Shirley Marihugh went to Burr oak to birthday. ' Prayers were lifted for Ralph Underwood and his bride-to-be, Ashley conduct services there. Monday afternoon the Gale Lorence Hooten. Joys were that Lily had a happy Gruenbacher. All friends, relatives or WeB and Kahle Burgess, Milford, farm was sold at auction at the Village first birthday party, that Alyce's cata- whatever are invited. Neb., spent the weekend with Esbon Cdfe. This farm west of Esbon has a ract surgery is behind her. A thanks for Sunday evening Lenten services relatives, theGaleBurgessandDwight legal of NEI/4-3-10 and consists of the moisture received and for those will be held at Esbon United Methodist Frosthouseholds.Bridgettstayed home 92.5 acres of cropland, with the bal- who pushed the snow from around the Church starting at 5 p.m. with Rod to paint. : ance being farmstead and grass. The churchand for theguests present. Roger perRSe'willlnia'followthetheSpeaker'services.A Everyonelight sup- congregationFriday evening the Catholic churChheld the first of two sellers were Roberta Lorence, Terri Underwd assisted with servingcm- Bird and Jacque Johnson. Ernie munion. Colleen Baker, Kim Gillett is invited. Lenten services. There was a large Schlatterpurchasedthefarmfor$3,600 and Shirley Marihugh hosted the fel- The Esbon Knights of Columbus turnout. A soup supper followed. The an acre. Wolters Realty, Portis, handled lowship time which followed. Councilheldtheirannualegg, pancake second service at Esbon will be next the sale. The crowd was served pie at Lenten services were at the Ionia and sausage feed at the Village Cafe Friday evening. the close of the sale. United Methodist Church at 5 p.m. Saturday night. The public responded Ted andWandaThummel spent the DaylightSavingsTime begins Sun- withRSgerWalls leading the service. and was ready to partake of the food. past weekend getting acquainted with day so don t forget to move your clock Ushers for March are Glenn Marihugh "Let's pray, O God, your glory is the new great-granddaughters. They ahead an hour before you go to bed on andDoUgDietz.Wandaisresponsibile always to have mercy. Be gracious to were at Emporia to see Aubrey Mac, Saturday night unless you would pre- for specials and Lila Frost has church all who have gone astray from your thedaughteroftheRobertAnderson's. ways, and bring them again with peni- AtMcLouth they metMarcilene Quinn fer to get up at 2 .m. Sunday to do it. duties. tent hearts and steadfast faith to em- Gray. She is the daugh.ter of Katrina (Last Week) Last week Daryl, Lynn and Afinie brace and hold fast the unchangeable (Thummel) and Adam Gray. They also truth of your Word, Jesus Christ your "spent time with the little gals' pqrents Son, who with you and the Holy Spirit ' and grandparents and also with daugh- lives and reigns, one God, forever and ter, Regina, in Topeka. Sunday I received a call to tell me that my three-year-old great grand- daughter, Aspen Fogo, had undergone emergency surgery for a ruptured ap- ever, Amen," Pastor Gerry Sharp. Lila Frost was greeter at the Esbon United Methodist Church Sunday morning on this third Sunday in Lent. Janet Kriley was the musician for the services. Derek, Jerrod and Logan Gillett served ill taking care of the altar candles. Announcements made were that Lenten services would be at this church Sun- day evening. A one great hour of sharing collection will be included next week. This is a fund that is used for Snow, snow, and more snow, that was the condition everywhere last Wednesday and Thursday as Storm Q passed over Esbon. Probably 15 inches total of the white stuff fell in this area. Everywhere you looked or listened Friday there was a skid loader pushing snow so everyone would have a path pendix. Aspen is the daughter of Bill out, many scoop shovels were in use and Mandy Fogo, Ft. Collins, Colo., also. and granddaughter of Chug and Carol Fogo, Manhattan. Diafina (Dee) Reed retired from the Guaranty State Bank Burr Oak loca- tion, on Feb. 28. Dee worked at the Burr Oak branch seven years. Before Frost arrived at their home ill Esbon with plans to be here for a few weeks. Beverly Frost took her aunt, AnnaBelle Grubbs to Red Cloud where she consulted with a cardiologist. lone Shipley and Virginia Alexander attended the Relay for Life dinner at Jewell, The Knights of Coh,mbus held a pancake feed at the cafe. Why Not Consider This: Community Center in Mankato. The relief of disaster victims, being transferred there ,she was at the H OT program was entertaining and the meal Sunday Daylight Savings Time be-Esbon branch of Guaranty for six years, i ~ I was excellent. The Esbon community gins, so set your clocks. Pastor Gerry Before being a bank employee, she Sevecal Styles & Sizes In Stock was well represented. A few of those spoke to the large group of children helped her husband, Ron, with their seen were Wayne Frost, JilnPeroutek, about forgiveness. Special guests were dairy operation where they milked 125 1 2: ~ Discount f0rTrade-lns I Daryl, Lynn and Anlfie Frost, Boband David, Logan and Addyson Gillett, cows twice daily. When asked what Delivery can be a nged [ Pat Windmuller' Ted and Wanda Pastr Gerry chse his scripture read-she intends t d nw with retirement I~o-i 12 ThummeI,Glenna Fogo,KennYBeverlyand Shenaand Mizner,Dwight sermoning from, Ipass/Fail/Mercy.,,Pastor toldCrinthians I0 and titled his she~said~"anything 1 want to do." The I A Few Facts From Nordic | ne s I ,) A natural arthr,tls pa,n I Frost, GaryBartcherandRubyHesting. all that someone that has made a ntis- '~:-~.~:::: ~: .... ' -----~ ~'~ P~-~X [--~-- ~ 1~~ therapy. I I 2) Since 1995, Nordic has led I Pasture Clearing I the indusb~/in providing high I I Toshiba Flat SCREEN 1~P$ quality, therapeutic hot tubs. I Pasture tree clearing Feature Books of the Month .Postholedrilling I AllSizesBeddinqlnstock LaneRectiners&Sofas, OnSaleI at the Jewell County Record .Generaldirtorlotwork Dick's Iv, Furniture & Appliance 785378,3123 lo6 N Commercial Mankato, KS Snow removal Rodney Payne, 785-545-5141 White Rock Historical Sketches ........... $3.00 Srent Beck, 785-545-5427 by Ellen Morlan Warren Fodder ......................................................... $12.00 By Jennie Small Owen for Less an This week's report from Friday, March 1 26 Black steers 576 162.00 14 Cattle 555149.00 11 Black steers 615 160.50 17 Mix heifers478 156.00 17 Black steers 649 152.00 19 Black heifers 624 138.50 11 Black steers 666 142.50 47 Black heifers 701 133.85 15 Black steers 728 142.50" 15 Black with with 11 Black steers 773 139.50 face heifers 681 133.00 20 Mix steers 766 139.00 17 Mix heifers712 132.00 18 Mix steers 693 135.00 25 Black heifers 738 131.10 23 Black steers 837 135,00 16 Black heifers 747 129.85 29 Mix steers 820 130.85 60 Mix heifers767 129.10 59 Mix steers 932 128.50 29 Black heifers 792 129.00 55 Mix steers 951 127.00 23 Black heifers 802 127.10 14 Mix steers 1,004 125.25 21 Black heifers 797 127.00 25 Black hefiers 779 126,00 60 Black heifers 876 123.25 10 Mix heifers948 117.50 Consigned for Friday, March 8 120 Mix heifers, 750-800; 60 Hereford steers and heifers, 600-900; 120 Black steers, 850-900; 75 Black steers, 700-800; 42 Mix steers and heifers, 500-750; 87 Mix steers, 800-900. Jon Russell. 785-374-4577 Co# 785-819-6115 Neil E3our~, ~02~879-5566 Scott Greene, 785-428-3533, Co//785-545-8612 Kelly Bouray, Co/./402-879-556Z Andy Montgomery, 402-879-3004, Co//785-545-8366 NO EXTRA CHARGE for: Grinding Hamburger, Sausage or Pork Burger Tenderizing Round Steak Making Minute Steak We also Double Wrap Meat for longer freezer freshness (once in poly freezer film and once in paper) We will make Lunch Meat from your beef or pork All Hams, Bacons and Lunchmeats are made with our and cooked in our country-style Hickory Locker Rentals available for overflow Lard Rendering Slaughtering by Appointment We Double Grind all Hamburger Beef and Pork by sides and quarters available from Full line of meat available by the package prize winning Smokehouse k locally fed animals recipes Home Fed Beef Sides ..................... $2.69 Pork Sides ....................................... S1.69 (includes cutting & wrapping) 785-243-7850 1991 E. Sixth Concordia , ! I~