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Nebraska officer graduating from Army War College LTC Byron L. Diamond received his master degree of strategic studies during the graduation ceremony held at the Army War College July 22 in Carlisle, Pa. Diamond was born March 30,1967, in Belleville. He is a 1985 graduate of Columbus High School, Columbus, Neb., and enlisted in the Nebraska Army National Guard in July 1986 and served as an enlisted armored crew- man for three years in Company C, I/ 195th Armor Battalion located in Fairbury, Neb. He earned his commis- sion from the Nebraska State Officer Candidate School in July 1989. During the course of his career, Diamond has served as a platoon leader, company executive officer, Major General aid de camp, company com- mander, support operations officer, operations officer, maintenance officer, support operations director, military police battalion commander, and chief information officer for the Nebraska Military Department. Diamond deployed to Iraq in 2005 for a year long mission where he served as the installation management direc- tor in support of 2nd Marine Expedi- tionary Forces in A! Asad-Anbar Prov- ince, Iraq. Following that assignment, he re- turned to Nebraska and became com- mander of the Guard's 402nd Military Police Battalion and led the organiza- tion during its reorganization and prepa- rations for deployment to Afghanistan. Diamond and his wife, Denise, live in Omaha, Neb. They have two daugh- ters Emma and Olivia, and a son Alex• His mother, Jerilyn Diamond, currently lives in Columbus, Neb., and aunt and uncle Barb and Don Snyder, live in Mankato. I II I I I II Births i i i A son, Alec Gavin, was born July 22 to Gerit and Amanda Garman, Man- hattan. He weighed 6 pounds 12 ounces and was 19 inches long. He has a 21/2 year old sister, Layla, to welcome him home. Grandparents are Bob and Pam Gannan, Burr Oak and Harry and Deb McKain, Tipton. Great-grandparents are Alma Garman, Mankato, Earl and Lonnie Buckley, Mankato, Ted and Jennie • Hake, Hamilton, Mont. I Friendship Meals I I II Aug. 8 through Aug, 12 Monday: Tuna and noodles (air) turkey slice, stewed tomatoes, wheat bread, strawberries and bananas, milk. Tuesay: Hamburger, bun, fries, creamed cucumbers, applesauce cin- namon spice, juice. Wednesday: Baked fish (air) baked potato, three bean salad, apricots, bread, milk, Thursday: Scalloped potatoes with beef, broccoli, tropical fruit, bread, milk. Friday: Skinless herb baked chicken, mashed potatoes, gravy, green beans, bread, milk. Meals delivered by Lutheran Church. 12th Leadership Mitchell County ' Class selected Want to know how to make NCK an even better place to live? Nineteen area residents answered "Yes" to this question and will be entering the 12th Leadership Mitchell County class. This September, Leadership Mitchell County will enter its 12th year of developing and enhancing the leadership potential of local residents who want to make a difference in their communities. The civic culture of Kansas towns, cities, and regions can be transformed in ways that support adaptive work through collaborative Civic engagement. Class 12 participants include; 15 from Mitchell Co., two from Jewell Co., and two from Osborne Co. The program is designed to develop and activate people to connect passion with civic purpose. By involving the two surrounding counties, LMC is looking to expand its network of engaged indi- viduals. Holding true to LMC's vision -- North Central Kansas thrives through connected people of passion, purpose, and integrity; strengthening rural Kan- sas values- the program hopes to reach individuals who have great potential, but have yet to activate themselves in a way that makes them more effective. 7 Through a series of programs presented over a six-month period, participants will learn that "leadership is an activ- ity, not a position or authority" as stated by the Kansas Leadership Center. They will enjoy informative presentations by a variety of area and tate leaders, tours, panel discussion and dialogue with community decision makers. Areas of emphasis include: leadership and communication skills; arts, travel and tourism; law enforcement and cor- rections; agribusiness and ag technol- ogy; health care; education; Kansas issues; and state government and eco- nomic development• The 2011-2012 class includes the following people; Amanda Atkisson, Eric Bourbon, Bonnie Cheney, Jessi Cunningham, Sarah Dickman, Brandy Goddard, Barb Grove, Sarah Heinen, Christy Martin, Matt Otte, Bridget Peters, Crystal Pters, Randy Paxon, Jay Rowh, Stephanie Simmons, Sumi Sneath, Linda Stewart, Jenny Stillwell, and Kristin Williams. Organizations and individual who have contributed to the continuing suc- cess of this dynamic program include: AgMark LLC, First National Bank, Farrnway Credit Union, Carrico Imple- ment, Guaranty State Bank, Super 8 Motel, Farmway Coop Inc, City of Beloit, Cunninghams, Mitchell County Hospital Health Systems, Belpit In- dustrial Development, Ringneck Ranch, Subway, Wilson Telephone, NCK Technical College. Youth participate in washer hunt game The Washer Hunt Game was of- fered to kids 10 and under at the Jewell County Threshing Bee again this year. Kids were invited to look for washers painted green and yellow and then exhange them for a toy tractor. The washers were "hidden" on the Thresh- ing Bee grounds and in the park. Winners spotting the washers Sat- urday were Dylan Holler, Glen Elder; Judy Hawkins, Atwood; Daniel McDill, Mankato; Cooper McDill, Mankato; Carter Underwood, Salina; and Jordan Thronson, Mankato. Winners with sharp eyes on Sunday were Kaedrik Silsby, Topeka; Skylar Cell, Strasburg, Cold•; Kole Vance, Mankato; Madison Brown, Rossville; William Cockroft, Esbon; and Haylee Cockroft, Esbon. Donors of the 12 toy tractors were Jewell Implement Co., Inc., Jewell; Carried Implement Co., Inc., Beloit; and the Jewell County Historical Soci- ety. Senior Center News By Patsy Warner It has been discussed in the Senior Center when and how the¢ornado shel- ter is opened especially at night. Ac- cording to Don Snyder, emergency director, the doors are opened in the event of a tornado warning, and some- times, if the sky is looking especially bad at tornado watch. If you are in a wheel chair, walker, or disabled, use the double doors in the alley. Be sure to puU your car up, so others can get to the door. The southwest front glass door is open to everyone.. An article on senior drivers stated it is hard to give up driving, but consider I ] Courthouse N lewell County Accidents July 3 at approximatel on US 36 at 220.5 mileposl east of Mankato), a 1994 torcycle was eastbound wh tire blew out• The vehicle 1 to a stop, lost control ant vehicle down on driver' vehicle slid into westbom flipping onto passenger sic rest racing north in west Passenger Carolyn Phillips Ind., was taken to hospitx ews 3:20 p.m. (ninemiles -Ionda mo- ,.n their rear ried to slow driver laid ; side. The d lane after e coming to ound lane. Evansville, ! and trans- )od Samari- ;b. She was safety as your first priority. It gave ported by Life Flight to G, some things to look out for, such as eye tan Hospital, Kearney, N, sight changes, hearing, ability to see wearing a helmet• Jimmie R. Phillips, behindyou, andabilitytoreactquickly. Evansvillel Ind.,driver, as taken to We also helped Gaylord celebrate • hospital and transported b,.' ambulance his 94th birthday with his family, cake to Good Samaritan Hospital, Kearney, Neb. Driver was wearing a helmet. and ice cream. Many many more AccidentinvestigatedbyIansasHigh- Gaylord. way Patrol. _ Jewell Library" to July 15 at approximately 8 p.m. display Avon bottles Quentin Underwood was backing out of a drive at 200 S Lewi , Burr Oak, e registered • Oak. Acci- fell. nson, Supe- :lent investi- ly 6:10 a.m. JoeCohorst, did hitting a ed by Perrie. fly 3:10 p.m. est from 120 rr Oak, stated :hicle after it investigated On display at Jewell Public Library in August is a collection of Avon Bottles presented by Merlyn Menhusen. This is your chance to see for yourself what is so unusual about them! The doll houses displayed by Janelle and Chelsey Greene were fun to see! Our best to Chelsey as she heads off for college. During Jewell Public Library's Summer Library Program "One World, Many Stories," our readers put a scale on our dragon for each 15 minutes spent reading, or for each book read. They earned over 260 scales which covered one dragon and nearly filled the baby dragon. Aug. 29, the Jewell-Randall Book Club will discuss Virgin of High Plains. Copies are available at the library for anyone wanting to join the discussion• It will be held at the Randall Public Library at 2 p.m. "1000 WhiteWomen" and struck a parked vehic to Rosella Campbell, Bur dent investigated by Harx July 16 Christine Johz rior, Neb., hit a deer• Acci gated by Jacobs. July 17 at approximat at milepost 204 on Hwy 3( Home, was unable to ax deer. Accident investigal July 18 at approximat on Cedar Road .3 miles v Rd., Christine Bryant, Bu she lost control of the w began te fishtail. Acciden by Jim Fergus will be the next book Marjorie Tremblay, FoCrnoso, states discussion• They are also available at she was unable to avoid hitting a deer. the Jeweii Public Library. Accident investigated b Perrie. New materials; The Blind Side July 30 at approximately 3a.m. on DVD, Heaven is for Real by Todd H Rd. 0.25 miles east from 150 Rd., Burpo, and A Little Book of Manners, GavIh Colson, Jewell, stated he was Courtesy and Kindness for Young La- unable tO avoid hittingblack calves. dies by Emilie Barnes. Accident investigated b Perrie. =  Traffic :!:! Michael S. Davis, speeding $173. Gregory R. Durant, sp, ;eding, $167. - Betty J. Hall, improp ;r driving on ii laned roadway, $173. ill John B. Johnson, speec ng, $138.50. Tracy Lynn Kleven. fl ilure to wear seathelt, $10. Terry R. Rottinghars, speeding, 143. Merlyn Menhusen is pictu red with some of his Avon bottles on display at the Jewell Public Library this month. seat belts, $158; failure to wear seatbelt, $10. Eddie J. Thompson, speeding, $168.50. Kirsten J. Unruh, permitting unau- thorized minor to drive, $198. Alexander Villalobos, vehicles dis- play of license plaits, $198. William A. Lienberger, speeding, $191. Marilyn Sidener, speeding, $230. Fish and Game Blake A. Edwards, boating and water capacity limits, $148: boating and water activities, $150. Lance L. Edwards, boating and water activities, $148. Debra K. Erickson, boating and water activities; $108. Rex L. Kreutzer, boating and water activities, $148. Kara A. Roe, putting glass etc. on highway, $203. Trayton L. Upton, general viola- tions. $123, boating and water activi- ties, $25. Marriage License Frederick Leon Eilert and Tummy Lee Baird, marriage filed 7-26-11. Ryan Joel Cares sand Ashton Rue Wil- son, marriage filed 7-26-11. Wade Lynn Alexander, Mankato, and Joye Lynette Swanson, Mankato. Married July 16, Kyle Jonathon Waiters to Laura June Butts. Married July 23. III III --- Burr Oak By Glennys Barnes Bridal Shower for Hannah Applequist il bride-elect of Hank Kummer I I ' Sunday, Aug. 143 p.m. II Randall community Church |i The couple is registered at I I Dillards and Ace Hardware, Beloit I  IMankato Fireman's Ball/ Saturday, Aug. 6 j it _  Mankato City Park ril- 8 p.m. to Midnight / 7 ' " Band: Free Beer & Chicken / ,, "'ff Hamburgers available through out the night / t ,]7 Quilt raffle to be held during the annual lall/ l WJ . Tickets may be purchased from 1 GY Thank you Thank you for the thoughts, prayers, gifts and memorials for our loved one George Burgess. Kathy Burgess Michelle and Kevin Post and Family Becky and Terry Slick and Family Chandra and Jason Wagner and Family Mike Burgess Thursday, August 4, 2011 Heidi L. Smidt, failure to wear seatbelt, $10. to attend the Jaylausker Racing event. Jack Arlin Swanson Jr., child pus- KyleOrd, GuideRock, Neb., drove his senger safety; restraining systems and mini sprint legend race car, placing second in his heat race,, third in the i _ . by Perrie. From the United Methodist Church, July23 at approximately 11:30p.m. "Glory be to God, Creator, Christ and on 80 Rd. at Z Rd. CraigDewey, Estes Holy Spirit, who Loves Saves, and Park, Cold•, states he vas ,unable to Renews us." Pastor Gerry's sermon avoid hitting a deer. Ace)dent investi- was titled "wrestling with God." The gated by Perrie. closing hymn was "We'll Understand July 24 at approximately 8:30 a.m. It Better By and By." LaVon Ost's on Hwy 36 300 feet from Hwy 14, grandson was a yisitor. Burr Oak and Esbon have Thrift Shop duties Friday, Aug. 5. Pastor Gerry will be giving a concert at the Burr Oak Church Satur- day evening Aug. 8 at7:30 p.m. Every- one is welcome. Rosie Campbell was a supper guest of Max and Jane Lewis Wednesday. Jane Lewis spent the day Saturday with her sister Rosie Campbell. Phil Wilson, Longmont, Colo., spent the weekend visiting his brother, Walt and Peggy Wilson and his mother, Beulah Wilson, Superior, Neb. Satur- day evening they all had supper at a Red Cloud restaurant. Friday evening, Phil Wilson, Longmont, Colo., Walt Wilson, Cliff and Glenny Barnes went to Concordia "The Response" S00turday, Aug. 6 Joining Te as and other states to fast and pray for kmerica: A Nation in Crisis Please pray today! Joel (Chapter 2) i i i Birthday Card Shower trophy dash and third in the feature. Kyle holds on to his points lead by 213 points. Also attending were Jeff, Diana, and Kasey Ord, Keller and Patsy Ord and Heath Shannon, Guide Rock, Neb., and David and Lori Barnes, Smith Center. ", Cicily and Rebecca Lomson, Omaha, Neb., were weekend guests of their grandmother Ruth Turner. Richard Cox's message at the Chris- tian Church on Sunday dealt with for- giving. His selected scripture was Matthew 18:21-35. We sometimes draw imaginary chalk marks when it comes to what•we can forgive and what We have trouble forgiVing; Followers of Jesus are supposed to handle diffi- culties and problems differently, how- ever, As Christians we need to give up 900 Elm} Franc, Friends and Fami, Please join the, Their beautiful wiJ Frances 14feaverl Sunday,Aug.14. Fra-nces has bee can honestly say a, of her. Frances will b, children, grandch If you would lib Birthday: Please send a Kerst p Brandon Kerst the TORHS Natk hockey tournan recently in T played on the 12  gharp Shooters t won the cham 1 Later that sat Brandon played division onthc under for Bender alsowonthechan in their age divisi 14 and under received an awa: best defensive pll tournament. In the cham game Brandon s out of the three win 3 to 2. Name Merla Hulbert will be celebrateing her birthday Tuesday, Aug. 13 • A card shower would be nice Please send cards to urst Blvd ,. Salina, Kan., 67401 Weaverling turns 80 y/ !ntire Weaverling family m a joyous celebration! r, mom, aun t, Sister,grandma and grea t-grandma, ng will be celebrating her 80th birthday on n a resident of Jewell County her entire life and we !our lives have been brighter and happier because having a celebratory lunch with her husband, 'Idren and great-grandchildren on her birthday. e to share in this joyous celebration and say Happy :ard to Frances 224 E. ]efferson Mankato, Kan. 66956 CONGRATULATIONS rt of Championship Teams played in nal roller tent held xas. He aad under earn who )ionship. ae week ap an age • 14 and City, who ipionship on. In the Brandon :d for the Lyerofthe oionship iored two goals to d Best Defensive Player THE SUPERIOR EXPRESS 3B the privilege of hurting others who have hurt us. God expects us to forgive others even as He has forgiven us. To fail to forgive is to block the flow of G ' od s blessings. The results of not having a forgiving attitude are hatred, worry and guilt. We need to remember how many times God has forgiven us and seek reconciliation to erase those imaginary chalk marks. Darin, Amanda and Lilly Bames and Steffen Barnes, Red Cloud, Neb., and Elizabeth Schwab, Blue Hill, Neb., were Sunday lunch guests of Cliff and Glenny Barnes at a Red Cloud restau- rant. Lilly returned home with Cliff and Glenny for an overnight and Mon- day stay. Before returning home Sun- day, the Barnes visited with the Jeff and Diana Ord family, The Community Club meeting will be held at 6:30 p.m. Aug. 4 at the Community Center. There will be no card playing following the meeting• Brian and Jeanette Howard, Edmond, Okla., were weekend visi- tors in Mankato and Burr Oak. The Howards were enroute home from a vacation in Colorado. Illl I • I Dispatch By Richard Verhage 11 II I I III Greeters Sunday was Terry Koops and Mike Nyhoff• Passage Sunday morning was Mat- thew 14 13-21. Theme Sunday morn- ing was Jesus Will Provide, Passage Sunday evening was Romans 6:3-10. Theme Sunday evening was "Bap- tism." Elder John Tunis gave the mes- sage Sunday morning. Donneta Miller died Sunday morn- ing. The Miller family have our sym- pathy. Barb Hoogeveen and daughter Amy spent the weekend with Genny Tunis who is from Sully, Iowa. Kathy Nyhoff, Denver, spent the weekend with Mr. and Mrs. Merle Nyhoff. Happy birthday to Regina Groenendyk and Mary Rotman Aug. 2, Jihan Arnold, Aug. 5. Glen Elder youth fishing tournament held despite heat The Kansas Department of Wild- life, Parks and Tourism hosted the 7th Annual Youth Fishing Tournament at Waconda Lake on July 23 after it had been postponed because of high water. A near record number of young an- glers (136) boarded boats and hit the water for a half day of fishing. The fish cooperated better fbr some boats than others, but most were able to bring in at least a few with drum. and channel catfish leadingthe way. Of the 126 youth who fished on the 33 boats volunteered by local anglers and the 10 youth who fished off the bank, 103 were able to catch at least one fish•The total of 444 caught fish included 124 drum, 105 channel catfish, 73 white bass, 69 bluegill, 54 walleye, 12 large- mouth bass, five white crappie; one wiper and one carp. The Waconda Lake ASsociation provided lunch, and Wayne Miner do- nated over 100 dozen nightcrawlers. Each youth took home a fishing pole and a bag of tackle donated by local sponsors. Many youth also won addi- tional prizes. Rock Hills teachers to present inservice Continued from page 1 that he is "really proud of our teachers who make the commitment to improve their knowledge of new teaching prac tices and knowledge of their teaching field during the summer months. Our teachers will be able to use this price- less information gained this summer to enhance the learning of our students of USD 107. This is very exciting for everyone involved." r i i i You're Invited From Sea to Shining Sea A Treasury of American Folklore and Folk songs Wednesday, Aug. 3 and 10 Friday, Aug. 5 and 12 -i0:15 a.m. Museum requests children 7 and under be accompanied by an.adult or caregiver. Jewell County Museum 1'18 N. Commercial, Mankato, Kans i i Thank you The family of Martha Lumb wishes to extend a sincere thank you to our friends, family and neighbors for all of the cards, prayers, food and flowers during her illness and death. Your support is greatly appreciated. Thank you also to the volunteers that mowea the Randall Cemetery and made it look nice for her servicel A special thanks to the staff at Hilltop Lodge and the Mitchell County Community Hospital for taking good care of our Morn and showing her kindness and compassion. We truly appreciate all the wonderful nurses and aids that made her final days comfortable. God bless you all, Bert & June Ferguson, Melanie & Bill Griffeth, Lisa & John Pattison, Jill and Kirk Evans i ESBON FEST SCHEDULE Saturday, Aug. 13 7 a.m.: 5 K Run/walk Meet at City Park. $10 entry fee, register before 7 a.m. For information call: Bryan 785-282-1184 or Jerry 785-725-3053 10 a.m. - 2 p.m.: Mud Drags 4-Wheelers and Trucks, Register and meaure 8-9 a.m. Entry Fee $10 3 tries, payback 10 a.m.-3 p.m.: Car & Motorcycle Show Entry Fee $15 (1st, 2nd Plaques and Best of Show Trophy) at football field 10 a.m.-2 p.m.: Concessions and Beer Garden Garden at the old football field 10 a.m.=2 p.m.: Go Cart RaCes* Atfootballfield Registration 8-9 a.m. Entry Fee $10 *Must have all protective equipment (14 & Above: 1st, 2nd, 3rd Trophies • Below 13: 1st. 2nd, 3rd Trophies) 10 a.m. - 3 p.m.: Crafts, Food Stands &,Vendors at the Fire Hall/City Park. Climbing Wall and Laser Shoot 11 a.m. Treasure Hunt at Fire Hall/City Park 11 a.m. Co-ed Sand Voleyball Entry FeeS10 Registration 8-10 Payback. Contact Audra: 785-545-6034 At football field Noon: Lunch Stands at the Fire Hall and Race Track 1 p.m.: Children's Game Bounce House- Nex-Texch Train Rides At the Fire Hall (Grand Ave by City Park) 4 p.m.: Parade Register2 p;m. at Catholic Church 94.1 KDNS Summer Give Away. Sign up for Lawn Mower/Kids Gator to be give away at later date 5 p.m.: BBQ Supper Karaoke At the Fire Hall (Grand Ave by City Park) 7-9 p.m.: Arm Wrestling Men's & Women's Classes Entry Fee Payback 8:30 p.m.-Midnight: Free Dance by "Flat Spin" 70's & 80's Rock & R011 Beer Garden at Fire Hall/City Park Fun for ALL! Come Early & Stay Late! Contact Dave Hastings 785-725-6411 or "Jerry Benjamin 785-725-3053