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4B THE SUPERIOR EXPRESS Post Rock delegates at{end annual DiScoVe00 Days The Post Rock District was well reprasented at the Kansas 4-H Discov- ery Days at Kansas State University last Tuesday through Friday. The an- nual event provides an opportunity for teen leaders to network with peers from across the state and engage in a variety of ha)ads-on learning experiences that focus on self growth and career devel- opment. Learning experiences ranged from bacon farming to laughing throug h leadership, from exploring computer .science to relationship smarts. The Disfficrs 19 delegates are ac- tive members of 4-H m Jewell, Lin- coln, Mitchell, Osborne and Smith countieS: The Discovery Days theme, "Morn .entum," summarizes the expe- rience as an opportunity to take a chane, never give up, do what it takes and believe in yourself• Water Vision Team to VisitWashington During July Gov. Sam Brownback's Water Vision Team will be traveling Kansas to receive input on the first draft of the Vision for the Future of Water in Kansas. "Water is one of my top priorities for Kansas and the entire state is af- fected by what happens with water," said Gov. Brownback. "We need ev- eryone to care about this issue and I encourage y6u to attend one of these meetings tO share your input and feed- back with my Water Vision Team." The Team will be visiting 12 loca- tions during the week of July 7-11. To date the Vision Team has attended more than 160 meetings with more than 9,000 Kansans to gather insight on water issues: "As we have traveled the state, we know this vision cannot be a 'one size fits all' solutibn," said Tracy Streeter, Kansas water office director. "Based on input to date we have established four categories to organize the themes and strategiesof this first vision draft- Water Conservation, Water Manage- ment, Technology and Crop Varieties and New Sources of Supply•" The tentative meeting locations in- clude a stop in Washington, on Thurs- day, July 10. Other meetings will be held that day in Manhattan and Kan- sas. On Wednesday, July 10, meetings are planned for Colby, Stockton and Salina. Tuesday, July 8, the meetings will be Liberal, Garden City and Dighton. The tour begins on Monday, July 7, in Wichita, with another stop at Stafford. The tour concludes on Fri- day, July 11, at Ft. Scott. Jack Bradrick Golf tournament held Mankato Country Club hosted the 7th annual Jack Bradrick memorial 2 person scramble golf tournament on Saturday, June 7. Sixteen teams regis- tered to vie for the chance to have their names engraved as champions on the memorial plaque• Heavy rains the night before slowed the course considerably, and the inten- sifying north wind made the course more difficult than usual. The Bradrick family supplied the free will donation noon meal for all in attendance:The Rock Hills Rockettes Dance Team served the meal. Pro- ceeds from the meal went to the Rockettes. At theend of the day, the father-son team of Cregg and Neal Jeffery walked away with the championship, turning in a score of 57. The father-son duo of Marty and Aaron Zadina, and the team of Bradrick and Balch rounded out the championship flight with both teams turning in a 65. Winners were deter- mined by a tie breaker with the Zadinas being awarded second and Bradrick and Balch third. Placings in the first flight were: 1st Jewell-Federking, 70; 2nd, Koester- Badger,70; 3rd Hurd-Shaffer, 71. Sports Preview Monday,.June 23 - Friday, June 27 T/ball/Midget Baseball June 23 Thunder Ridge at Rock Hills 1, 6:30 p.m. Rock Hills 2 at Osborne 1, 6:30 p.m. June 25 Rock Hill 1 at Smith Cen- ter 2, 6:30 p.m. Rock Hills 2 at Thunder Ridge, 6:30 p.m. Pee Wee Baseball June 24 Rock Hills at Osborne, 6:30 p.m., 8 p.m. June 27 Waconda at Rock Hills, 6.'30 p.m., 8 p.m. Designated Pitch/Junior Girls Softball June 24 Belleville at Rock Hills, 6 p.m., 7:30 p.m. Money Orders, Official Checks, Credit Life Insurance, Credit Disability Insur- ance, Photocopies, Fax Service, Check Cashing, ATM Cards, 1 FCU ATM's in Beloit, Savings Bonds, Night Deposi- tory, Direct Deposits and Deductions, Payroll DepoSits and Deductions, No- ta ry Service, Share Certificates , Loans, Credit Counseling, Life Savings Insur- ance, Drive Thru in Beloit, Voice Re- sponse Unit, Intemet, Member Access, ATM and Debit Card Available. Y°ur00m00uredUAt° $250,000 National Credit Union Administration, U.S. Government Thursday, June 19, 2014 19 delegates represented the Post Rock District at the Kansas 4-H Discovery Days: Brett Boyles, Emily Cox, Anna Menhusen, Emma Reinert, Anastasia Willitts, Drakeland Willitts, Sedrick Willitts (Jewell); Morgan Kubick, Tanner Kubick, Cheyenne Meyer, Kylie Rahmeier, Brody Schofield'(Lincoln); Winners of the flag prizes were: closest to pin on Number 4, Aaron Zadina 91.5"; longest putt on Number 6 Brian Badger 185.5"; longest putt on Number 9 W. Wahrman 149.5". Rock Hills students gain law enforcement training at academy Thirty-eight high school students experienced training academy life last week at the Kansas Highway Patrol Training Academy in Salina. The stu- dents participated in a rigorous pro- gram to teach them about law enforce- ment training and what a career in law enforcement would be like. The Cadet Law Enforcement Academy is hosted by the Kansas Highway Patrol and sponsored by the American Legion follow an intense schedule. I hey ex- perience a variety of classroom in- struction and the real-world activities of a trooper. Cadets go to the firing range to practice using patrol firearms• They also practice pursuit driving, ride with the patrol's pilots in agency air- planes, and view presentations from the patrol's canine handlers. Car stop scenarios are practiced. Physical train- ing and attention to detail are both emphasized throughout the duration of the training. In order for a student to be eligible to attend the academy, they must be between their junior and senior year of high school and maintain a C+ aver- age. The students must be deemed medically fit to participate in all activi- ties. Students fill out an application to attend and must write a brief essay on Karsen Odle, Sidney Odle, and Bryce Nichols (Mitchell); Erika George, Madilyn Staples, Dylen Trecek (Osborne); Allie Ifland (Smith). Grittman generated around of 81. Rick Diamond posted a round of 83. Travis Koester head a round of 85. Dustin May was in the clubhouse with a 90. Francis Krier placed a 99 on the board and the Adam Simmons completed the 21 person field with a round of 100. Rock Hills Students attend Boys State getting older?" "€¢hat is your brain power? Some ways to help are to stay active, promote mental health and keep your brain working. One way to do this is to keep the X's going. Like mark off the day on your calender with an X as the day comes to an end. Have good health, achievements, behavior and decisions. Try a concentration game, maybe a picture and memory game. Do some mild physical exercising. A salad prepared by the cook at the cafe was served and the aftemoon was brought to a close. Janie Callaway spent Thursday in Glen Elder where she was not only grandma but baby sitter for Kelby and Shandi Callaway. A nice amount of rain was received in and around Esbon last Wednesday night. The amount in town was 1.40, and American Legion Auxiliary. The goal is to give young men and women an opportunity to learn more about what law enforcement jobs en- tail, the duties, training and discipline that go along with a career in the field. Students are coached by Kansas Highway Patrol troopers. College stu- dents help mentor the high school stu- dents. The college students attended the Collegiate Law Enforcement Pro- gram in May, and were selected to help with the high school program. "The program gives the students the opportunity to work with our troop- ers at a basic level. Working with them will be a stepping stone in determining if a career in law enforcement is for them," said Joshua Kellerman, KHP public information officer. Throughout the week, the cadets why they would like to attend• Fathers Day golf tourney in Mankato The Mankato Country Club was the site of the Fathers Day golf tourna- ment. Neal Jeffery was the winner with an 18 hole round of 65. Wyatt Harris was in second place with a 67. Lyle Dauner shot a 69 for third place. Dave Brainard took fourth with a round of 70. Marty Zadina and Tanner Dauner both re- corded rounds of 71. Nelson Krier, Jim Stensaas and Brian Shulda each posted a 72. Brian Sublett had a round of 74. Marc Hurd carded a 75. Derek Clark shot a 76. Curtis Steinert and G. MacAfee finished with rounds of 77 Kevin Simmons closed with a 78. Dan The father-son team of Cregg and Neal Jeffery were this year's winners of the Jack Bradrick Golf Tournament. I will be out of the office on Thursday, June 19 until 3:30 p.m. Then be open until 6 p.m. Open regular hours on Friday, June 20 Tyler Chiropractic 201 N. Commercial, Mankato, Kan. * 785-378-8047 00HFirew0rks 906 S. East Street, Mankato, Kan. 1='-1111-"  (1/2 mile South of Sweden Creme) " '= ", _ Offering a large selection of fireworks'k . Open 11 a.m.- ?? $60 FAMILY PACK GIVEAWAY ,,- Announcing winners on Thursday, July 3 at 6 p,m. All medical, fire and police personnel 10°//o off all purchases Fireworks available for sale from .,; Friday, June 27 through Friday, July 4 Logan Schwerman, Sam Flinn and Tyler Shadduck, attended the Ameri- can Legion Boys State of Kansas held June 1 through 7 on the campus of Kansas State University, Manhattan. Logan, Sam and Tyler, who will in the fall be seniors at Rock Hills High School were among the 470 boys who attended the week long government and leadership program. Kennedy County and held the position of city mayor• Tyler was a member of the city of Oleary, in Patton County, and held the position of highway pa- trolman. The Boys State program consists of an interactive simulation that teaches high school seniors to value democ- racy and civic duty. Participants formed mock governments and campaign for positions at the city, county and state level. Throughout the week, the delegates also heard from many speakers. This year's keynote address was delivered by Bill Self, University of Kansas head men's basketball coach• Other speak- ers included Appellate Court Judge Joe Pierron, Kansas State Senator Michael O'Donnell and Dr. Stephanie Kelton, chair of the economics depart- ment at the University of Missouri at Kansas City. Delegates are sponsored by Ameri- can Legion Posts as well as various civic organizations. All delegates must demonstrate outstanding leadership qualities in student govemment, ath- letics or other activities and were nomi- nated to attend by school counselors and other influential people in their lives. The Boys State program was founded by the American Legion in 1935 in the state of Illinois to promote and teach the ideals of democracy. In the 78 years since, the program has spread to 49 states. The first session of Kansas Boys State was held in 1937 at Wichita University (now the Wichita State University)• Each year, two del- egates from each state are selected to attend Boys Nation, held annually in Washington, D.C. Logan was a member of the city of but reported amounts by the farmers as Perrill, in Pershing County and held . usual varied considerably. From a half the position of city official. Sam was a inch and maybe three-quarter inch to member of the city of Gardner, in 2.10. Esbon Lila Frost was in Burr Oalk last Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, where she filled in as postmistress at the post office• The Shively Harvest Crew came home last week because they ran into green wheat and rain. Thursday Tyson Callaway and Shane Hiliman went to Wichita where they joined Bill Shively and they all headed back to Oklahoma with hopes of being able to cut by Saturday. The fellow 1they are cutting for said he has had more rain the last few days than he had received in two years. It' s a baby girl at the home of Wayne and Natalie Frost. Devyn Emery was born last Wednesday morning. In a few years she will no doubt give big brothers, Whitley and Blain, a hard time. Grandparents are Ivan and Leta Frost and Dan and Kristy Moser, Winona. Last Wednesday Jaaie and Burdette Callaway were in Salina to meet with some of Janie's family. Her brother Joe, and his wife, Yvoune, Salina, her sister, Pat Trembley, Marble Falls, Texas, and the Callaways all went to the Salina home of a sister-in-law, Ida Peroutek, for a time of visiting. Last Tuesday the Jewell County ambulance was called to Esbon to trans- port Norene Dietz to the Jewell County Hospital. Norene had an overnight stay at the hospital but was able to return home Wednesday. Thursday Edgar and Veronica Mari- hugh asked Tate Callaway to ride to Superior with them. He did and was taken to the Pizza Hut then they all went to the nursing home to visit Jerry Nelson. The Jewell County ambulance Thursday took Rose Freisner to the hospital. "God Will Take Care Of You" was the Father's Day theme at the Esbon United MethodiSt Church as Wanda Thummel, organist, played the pre- lude. The candles were lit and extin- guished by four of the Gillett cousins. Rod Rose brought the message. The ushers were Ken Marihugh and Lane Underwood. Lane also helped with communion. Janet Kriley had prepared the communion elements. Guests were Megan Frost, Phil Malugin and daugh- ter, Mariam, and the sons, daughters, sons and daughters- in- law, and grand- children of Alyce and Sam Gillett. Special music was presented by the Gillett trio, two daughters and a son accompanied by Beth Walker and the children of David Gillett, who sang a duet. Rod Rose spoke to the large group of children about going shopping and being unable to find just what you want. In the real life, he said God should be at the top of the list. For the scripture reading, Rod read a part of Matthew 10. "Finding Life" was his sermon tide. Rod asked "What Does Redeeming Time Mean?" It is a By Glenna Fogo John and Lila Frost went to Salina last Monday after supplies to use in their house remodeling project. In the evening they stopped in Belleville. The Crochers, Michelle and Ken, returned to their home at Lorena, Texas. Fhey have stayed several weeks visit- ing Esbon relatives and Michelle' s dad, Larry Welch, and her brothers, Mike and Jeff. Ten members answered roll call at the meeting last Tuesday of the Odessa Homemakers. Members had something patriotic to share which went along with the patriotic decorations honor- ing flag day. The decorations having been arranged by hostess of the day, Jean Davis. A collection was taken among those present. That money will be used to buy school supplies for Rock Hills students. A break in the meeting came when one of the mem- bers became ill. Wanda Thummel had the,lesson. Everyone was challenged on the ques- tion of "How do you know you are NOTICE Roll of rubber roofing missing from 504 S. Lincoln, Mankato, Kan. between Wednesday, May 21 and Friday, May 30. We know who you are, please return to 407 S. East, Mankato, Kan. or we will call the sheriff. tnne that is set especially for some- thing. We have a certain time to get God' s work done. It you can' t remem- ber all the things he has told you, don' t worry because you will find the Holy Spirit and he will help you. He who loses worldly thingsshould also Fred the real life with God. Joys announced were of the happiness of having family home and of a grandson making an all- star team. Fellowship time followed. Saturday night this area was hit by a severe straight wind. Tree limbs are down everywhere. Some of the limbs are big and across power lines. Leaves and trash on everything. Some build- ings were damaged or blown away. The rain amount was less than a half inch. Sunday Clair and Mary Sloan, Hart, Mich., arrived at their home in Esbon. Joining them Sunday were their son and his sons. Monday their two daugh- ters and five children arrived. All are from Michigan but will have a great time together in Kansas where they will visit with other family members and lots of friends. The grocery store auction in Esbon Saturday brought a large crowd to town. There were so many people that you would have thought there was a cel- ebration in town. The ECCC was kept busy selling hot dogs, Sloppy Joes, pie, cake, chips, and drinks at their food stand in the old fire house• Business was lively. Ted Thummel recently returned .home from an "Honor Flight" to Wash- mgton DC. I asked Ted to give us the facts of the trip and what he gave me follows as I thought is was best in his own words. "I had the pleasure of going on the NCK Honor Flight, June 3 through 5. We stopped at the Kansas State Capital where we were met by Gov. Brownback the adjutant general and other members of the National Guard, then on to Kansas City. When our flight landed in Baltimore, we were greeted by many people who meet the flights of veterans. "Elaine Bowers, the Senate repre- sentative for the 36th District accom- panied us on our tour of Washington, D.C. We visited the memorials for the veterans: World War II, Korea, Viet- nam, and of each branch of the services as well as other monuments. Two of .the most interesting visits were attend- mg the ceremony of the Changing of the Guard at The Tomb of the Un- known Soldier in Arlington Cemetery, and a tour of the White House. Every- where we were met by school children and adults who stopped to shake hands with us and thank us for our military service. They were much appreciated. Every veteran who has a chance to go should make this interesting trip." The streets of Esbon looked great this weekend as the flags were waving honoring Flag Day on Saturday. Hope all you fathers had a great day. I 'I"qLQ -- ,I Ulspatch By0000.,d Verhag00 n • Greeters at the Sunday worship ser_ vice were Jr. and Marideen Vandergiesen, and Rich and Marsha Verhage. Scripture passage for the Sunday morning worship service was Daniel 3. Theme Sunday moming was "When Things Get Hot." Passage Sunday evening was Acts 2:14-42. Theme Sun- day evening was "Sign of Grace." Candidate Doug DeGroot, Hull, Iowa, lead services at Dispatch Sun- day. Happy birthday to Marianne Schlatter, June 15; Marty Christian, June 18; Marsha Verhage, June 19; Terry Koops, June 20. Happy anniver- sary to Russell and Linda Groenendyk, June 18. Rock Hills girl's soft- ball season underway The Rock Hills designated pitch and junior soft ball teams hav e opened their 2014 season. The designated pitch team, the coaches play the pitcher's position, has played four games. The team roster is: Ally Beck, Dacey Beck, Eva Cleary, Amber McDaniel, Hannah Simmelink, Ellie Callaway, Alexandria Fogo, Haley Garst, Kinsey Garst, Miley Ha- vens, Annika Ruthstrom, Caitlyn Scarrow, Katie Thronson, Alicia Torres, Lauren Whelchel, Baley Whetham and Valencia Willitts. Bobi Fogo is the head coach with Samantha Moser, Bob Freeman and Krista-Trent serve as assistant coaches. The junior team is slow pitch. They have taken part in three games against Pike Valley, Rolling Hills and Durflinger's. The team consists of Samantha Fogo, Rachel Brown, Ysabel Fry, Jauclyn Lernke, Karrigan Dunstan, Baylie Dunstan, Katie Reineri, Emma Reinert and Eve Meyers. iMatthew . Badger is the head coach with Bobi Fogo, Bob Freeman and Tyne Free- man serve as assistant co'aches. "  Kaylene Bonj0ur: recelves BSNd00e: Kaylene Bonjour, a20t0 graduat& of Rock Hills High Scho0t, received  bachelor of science in nqrsifig degree May 18 fcbm Bake£ University' She.- is the daughter of Robe and :Lofi:Bonjouri Formoso: Founded in  1991, the school is located on thd Stormont-Vail HealthCare chmpus Topeka. : .'' Apartment renovation Continued from page 1 • ' The apartments are part of the liv- ing renovation grant the .City of Mankato has been approved fqr. Avail- able is $25,000 per unit with Pautpay- mg an additional 25 percefit bf the cost. Paul will also pay any i'estoration work that exceeds the grant conti'ibq- tion. = -,. Last Wednesday an inst6r wis in Mankato and looked at the project. Wilson was given the go ahead with the clean up phase. The inspector will be back at a later date. Once the demo- lition and clean up work is completed, the apartments will be inspected and it is expected they will be approved for the grant money, then the bidding pro- cess can start. "My goal is to hopefully have them completed before Thanksgiving," said Paul. FSA county committee nomination period commenced Sunday Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack announced the nomination period for local Farm Service Agency (FSA) county committees began Sunday. "County committees are a vital link between the farm community and •the U.S. Department of Agriculture," said Vilsack. "I hope every eligible farmer and rancher will participate in  this year's county committee elections. Through the county committees; farm- ers and ranchers have a voice; their opinions and ideas get to be heard on federal farm programs." : Vilsack added, "We've seen an in- crease in the number of nominati0ns of women and minority candidates; and I hope that trend continues." To be eligible to serve on an FSA county committee, a person must par- ticipate or cooperate in a program ad- ministered by FSA, be e!igible tO Vote in a county committee election and reside in the local administrativeea where the person is nominated. Farmers and ranchers may nomi- nate themselves or others. Organiza- tions representing minorities and women also may nominate candidates. To become a candidate, an eligible individual must sign the nomination form, FSA-669A. The form and other information about FSA county com- mittee elections are available at www.fsa.usda.gov/elections. Nomina- tion forms for the 2014 election must be postmarked or received in the local USDA Service Center by close of busi- ness on Aug. 1, 2014. Elections will take place this fall. 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