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4B THE SUPERIOR EXPRESS Thursday, August 4, 2011 I Esbon- Plans are in the works for this year' s Esbonfest, which will take place on saturday, Aug. 13. The morning will startoff at 7 a.m, with a 5K run. Meet at the City Park. Water, juice and rolls will be provided with T-shirts for all who register. There will be mud drags for 4-wheeler and trucks registration and measure 8-9 a.m., a car and motor- cycle show, go cart races, concessions and beer garden all starting at 10 a.m. at the old football field, which is west of the newer school building, crafts, food stands and vendors will set up from l0 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Fire Hall/ City Park. A treasure hunt will be at 11 a.m. in the Fire Hall/City Park area. Co-ed sand volleyball will start at 11 iit ihe football field. More lunch stands will be in the Fire Hall at noon. The Catholic ladies will have their entirely hand sewed and quilted quilts ondisplay. Childrens games, bounce house, Nex Tech train rides will start at 1 p,m., at the Fire Hall/Park. The pa- rade iWbegin at'4 p.m. with registra- tion at 2 p.m.'af the Catholic Church. 94.1 KDNS Summer Give-Away will actttalb; be given away at a later date, but registerat time of parade. This incJude.s a Chance at winning a lawn mower/gids gator. There will be a bar- becue s'upper.starting at 5 p.m. in the Fife Hall andthere will be Karaoke in the Park. Arm wrestling for both men and women will be from 7 to 9 p.m. Tae free dance Will go from 8:30 p.m. 1o midnigbt.'lhe beer garden will be in ttie'Park. Anyone having a question can contact'Dave Hastings or Jerry Benjamiff. This week's improvement to the cityof Esb0n is the new layer ofresur- fciffg 'on Grand Avenue from the cho61 house north to the top ofthehill. Kims siying; God is like Hallmbxk cards, he carescnough to send his very bcsL, . Wednesd'aynoon a few of the Esbon High SChool class of 1960 met at a Mankato restaurant for lunch. After- wards Dick and Veneta Bums, Betty Jane (Dodd)Hickman and husband Jerry, Hastings, Lyla (Biattner) Lowry, St0ktjn, ardGary Bartcher, Esbon, all attended the funeral of classmate George Burgess. Monday Gary and Teresa Shipley left for Colorado with plans for a week of camPing..Joining them in the Leadvilie/rea were sons Cimeron and )ason. Jasons roommate and Jay Tho- mas. Esbon Grain and Fertilizer has pur- .chaseda Hagie fertilizer machine, trad- ing in the old one they had been using. This new. machine will give their cus- tomers bette service as it has bigger booms that have a 90 foot span. There- fore there will be less tracks in the field and the job can be completed much faster. Tile engine is in the back so will bemuch cooler and of coarse less noisy ;[jr the opiator. ' The machine .is fully ' ltr0 ,aiid emii/ieriz&l giving that speratbr extra thii{s to ieaYn. Tuesday Janette Wedel, Minneapo- lis, came to Spend the night with her i/lrents Burdette and Janie Callaway. Wednesday she took Janie to Concordia for her treatment. Later in the day Burdette met them at Mankato so that Janette could return to Minneapolis for obligations there. !one and Melvin Shipley were in Beloit Thur'sday and while there they stopped at Mitchell County Hospital Resident Care Center to visit friends Bob and Pat Kemmerer. Tuesday Bill Peroutek was moved o arehabnursing home in Salina where he will stay .for a few days to receive II therapy. Ida Mae, not wanting to come back to Concordia until Bill was also ready for the move, has taken a room a couple of doors down in the same facil- ity as Bill. Clair and Mary Sloan, Hart, Mich., arrived at their home in Esbon Friday night. During the week they will be joined by their daughters Rebecca and husband Bryan Kidd and daughters Faith and Grace, Bear Creek, Mich. Also coming to Esbon this week are Bryan's parents Janice and Carl Kidd, Detroit, Mich. The Kidd families are traveling in travel homes and will park in the Sloans' yard arid will later be rejoining in Yellowstone National Park. James Thummel and daughter Mackenzie, McLouth, spent Wednes- day with James parents Wanda and Ted Thummel. Mackenzie, who likes visits to the farm will be staying with her grandparents for the next week or ten days. Last Sunday afternoon the Jewell County United Methodist Parish Board met at the Esbon Church. Attending besides Pastor Gerry Sharp were Dale Boyles, Cathy Dauner and Phyllis Christie representing Mankato Har- mony United Methodist, Carla Underwood and Alma Garman from Burr Oak United Methodist, Rod Rose, Ionia and the hosts from Esbon United Methodist Wanda Thummel, Shirley Marihugh and Doug Dietz. Sunday afternoon and supper guests of Glenn and Shirley Marihugh were Brenda and Lon Seamans, Portis. Jer- emy Long, Alton, Katie Hendrix. Dodge City, Julie Long, Omaha, Candaee Seaman, Belleville and Guim Pallasmoner, Barcelona, Spain. Guim Pallasmoner, is a former exchange stu- dent who stayed with the Marihughs. In the afternoon they all attended the birthday party for Glenn's aunt Vera Frost. Gale Burgess greeted everyone as they arrived for services at the Esbon United Methodist Church Sunday morning. Wanda Thummel was at the organ. Dereck and Jerrod Gillett dressed as clowns with masks and deco- rated aprons were the acolytes. The clown costumes were some of the work they did at Vacation Bible School this past week. Welcome guests were Mary and Clair Sloan and Ashley Gruenbacker. Birthday greetings were wished to Vera Frost for number 90 and Lane Underwood 21. The congre- gation was honored to have a special with Mary Sloan at the organ. A spe- cial prayer was lifted for Gale Burgess' s sister Lila Davis as she goes through future treatments. During the Childrens story Pastor Gerry had the kids tell some of the things they learned in Vacation Bible School. The scripture reading was again from Genesis and Pastor Gerry titled his sermon "Wres- tling with God." Once again Jacob. the trickster, who was the grandson of Abraham and had tricked his brother Esau out of his birthright, then years later was he himself tricked several times by the father of his wives was the person of discussion this Sunday. Through the years Jacob had become very wealthy and decided to repent and go back and make amends with Esau his brother, he took 400 men and many gifts. He wrestled all night before meet- ing the brother. During this night God told him he would no longer be Jacob. but would be called. Isreal. From which came the country of Isrea] and his 12 sons headed the twelve tribes of Isreal. God prepared all and Esau. the brother. Was forgiving, as this was God's plan. Have you ever done something that you wished you hadn't and you have trouble forgiving yourself, let alone expecting God' forgiveness? Bu! _he i New Hours r,,, Effective Monday, Sept. 5 Monday - Thursday 8 a.m, - noon and 1-5 p.m. Friday 8 a.m. - noon (closed Friday afternoon) Jewell County Rural Health Clinic 102 S. Center, Mankato, Ks. e 785-378-3511 does forgive. Fe lowship followed. In the month ofAu ust specials responsi- bilities belong te Deanna Underwood, Gale Burgess ant Colleen Baker, greet- ers. Deanna com nunion elements, Lila Frost and Lindsa y Underwood ushers. Among the gt ests at the shower last Saturday for Jill (Frost) Hynek was a childhood and g :ade school friend of Jills. This guest  las Shanna Patterson, who went to sch( ol in Esbon her sixth, seventh and e ghth grade years. Shanna's dad, E ,r b Patterson, was the grade school prL ,ipal at Esbon during that time. Sunday after noon Vera Frost was the special guest at a family birthday celebration for h r 90th. Those present to wish her mar y more birthdays be- sides the hosts. John and Lila Frost, Larry and Yvon :la Welch, was a very special persor, her sister Mable Marihugh, who J s herself 100 years old and will be 101 c n Aug. 28. Grands and greats present w, :re Shawn, Megan and Paul Frost, E;bon, Stacy, Mike, McKenna and 11unter Stouffer, Glen Elder, Sheila, St annon, Grant, Carter, Levi and Colin V rhite, Belleville, Mike and Jeff Welch, Jewell. Nieces. neph- ews, cousins md friends were Gall Colson, Mankto, Russ and Mary Colson, Hawley. Minn., Jim and Keisha Colson, WheatlValley, Utah, Kenny Marihugh, Mar&ato, Mary and Clair Sloan, Hart, Miqh., Guim Pallasmoner, Spain, Therest St01tz, Concordia, Brenda and Lo 0 Seaman, Portis, Jer- emy Long, Alton, Katie Hendrix, Dodge City, julie Long, Omaha, a, Belleville, Edgar and Veronica Bonnie Kohn, Glenn and St irley Marihugh and Glenna Fogo, from Esbon. Two decorated white cake. were serv with ice cream, nuts and mints to the guests. Pictures galore were The party was held at the former t sister, Mabel. This househasl and Lila and Li a has done a consider- work on the interior. Sunday and Melvin Shipley attended a 40th at Franklin, for Dale and Kathy Franklin, more trenches were dug and footings ran. Melvin Eula Silsby were in Salina Sunday visit Merla Hulbert. They also the Steve Martin and his Blue and concert at the Melvin "lone Shipley at lunch Sunday at in Red Cloud with Melvins cousin Don and Joan McElfresh, Neb. Wees play Center Our boys played another great game. ll started off as a defensive battle. It wou d take the top of the third inning before posted on the board, ged one run then allowed bottom of the third. Tlhe four. more . It would, be the top of the fifth t Rock Hills could muster a rall scoring two more; however that gh as Smith Ce would win 5 to 3. ttpitcher and went1 s, as Noah Daniels would finish, y Tycen Higer two hits each: tie Drew Beam, Brady Jeffery, Daniels, Jacob Spiegel and Peyton ohnson all contributed with one. The loss :onsolation round in a m up against the Mud Hens from leloit; a game that was played on ?hursday evening. The crowd certa entertained by a fine display by both teams involved. :k Hills took a 1-0 lead but not until the third inning. Beloit was held until the bottom of the fifth tied the game up play. The hard fight finally c to an end by a single in the bottom of the sixth, the final 2-1. Tycen Hi from the mound for the Grizzl Les and was supported by defensive ph throughout the entire game from team mates. Peyton Johnson, w Beam, Austin Baird, Jacob Spieg 1, Tycen Higer and Noah Daniels all to the offense with The Rocl: Hills club finished the season.with  record of seven wins and six losses. f f d NOTICE OF BUDGET HEARING The governing body, of HIGHLAND TOWNSHIP JEWELL COUNTY will m on August 24, 2011at 7:00 p.m. at Alan Davis Home for thepurpose of hearing and answering objections of taxpayers relating .t O the proposed use of all funds affd the amount of'ad valorem tax. ' 'Detailed budget information is available from a Township ilable at this hearing. BUDGET SUMMARY proposed Budget 2012 Expenditures and Amount of 2011 Ad Valorem Tax limits Of the 2012 budget. Est Tax Rate is sub ect to change depending on the . . i 2010 Prior Year Actual ...... Funds General Debt Service Road  Fire ....... N0n-Budgeted Funds Specail Machinery Totals 2,438 Less: Transfers 0 Net Expenditure ' 2,438 Total Ta Levied 1,860 Assessed Valuation: ITwnshiP I 984,544 i Outstanding Indebtedness, Jan 1 G.O. Bonds Lease Pur Princ Total *Tax rates are expressed in miUs. Actual Tax Expenditures Rate* 2,438 1.889 1.889 maximum I assessed valuation. 2011 Pro I ,osed Budget 2012 Current Year Actual Amount of Est. Estimate of Tax 2011 Ad Tax Expenditures Rate* Expenditures Valorem Tax Rate* 2,600 1.880 5,006 1,860 1.790 i 2,600 1.880 5,006 1,860 1.790 0 0 2,600 5,006 1,860 xxxxxxx 989'6011 [ 1,038.921 2009 2010 2011 0 I 0 0 o 0 0 Todd Davis Township Officer 2: N McOaela Nelson. 9-year Formoso Willing Workers 4-H member, the daughter of Christel Nelson Formoso. earned the following champion ratings at the Jewell County Fair: grand champion oets champion: grand champion market hog, reserve breeding guilt, champton senior sheet) showmanship, overall chain pion sheep showmanship, senor division fashion revue reserve champion. western horsemanship sr., red. trail, Fair results published for 4-H and open class Webber Wide Awake Club banner: blue. Club Historian Book, reserve grand champion. Tyler Marr; leadership, red; live- stock judging sr., purple; horses geld- ing, blue, champion gelding, reserve champion, western pleasure jr., purple, blue. reining, red. pole bending, blue, barrels, purple, key hole. blue, cos- tume class, blue. horsemanship sr.. red. poster, blue. report, purple, display, purple; market steer, champion, re- serve champion, grand champion; daily gain market steer, purple, purple, show- manship sr. champion, round robin. reserve grand champion. Trenton Mitchell; leadership, blue. River Pavusa; livestock judging jr., purple: clothing buymanship, gr nd Zac S Negel, 9-year Southeast Coyotes member, son of Janelle and Steve Spiegel, Formoso. won the chamolon sCnor woodwork plaoue. He also received the senior reserve chain :)ion swine showmanship award. champion, blue, display, purple, blue; rabbit showmanship sr., blue; horse poster, blue, report, blue. display, purple: bucket calf 10-12 yr., blue; showmanship jr., blue. Adalynn Quackenbush: cloverbuds display, green; livestock judging jr., green; rabbits, breeding, green; show- manshipjr., green; bucketcalf7-9 year, green. Elizabeth Quackenbush; self deter- mined, reserve champion: livestock judging jr., blue; quilt, red; clothing buymanship purple, blue; construction, reserve grand champion, display, blue; construction, red, blue; rabbits, breed- ing, blue; horse poster, purple; report, display, purple; bucket calf 7-9 yr., reserve champion, showmanship jr., blue. Kendra Tietjen; foods, red; horses filly-mare,blue; western pleasure sr., blue; western horseman jr., blue; trail, blue: reining, red; pole bending, blue; barrels, blue; key hole, blue; costume class, purple; horsemanship jr., blue, grand champion, poster, blue: report. blue: display, purple. Kirsten Unruh; leadership, blue. Michelle Unruh: woodworking, blue: 4-H Club-FFA reporter book, purple: arts and crafts, reserve cham- pion. blue: photography color enlrg., red, blue. Jillian Worm: quilt, blue. grand champion: foods tomato, reserve grand champion; spreads, purple, purple, purple; pickles-relishes, purple, purple; fruits-juices, purple: AC electric project, blue, reserve grand champion: clothing buymanship, purple, reserve grand champion, buymanship, blue, blue; market pig, purple, blue, blue; swine daily gain, purple, blue, purple, grand champion, showmanship jr., purple; beef breeding, blue, champion, bucket calf 10-12 yrs., champion, grand champion, showmanship jr., reserve champion, breedirg, grand champion, champion. Open class. Foods, jams, blue,jellies, blue. best of show. canned cherry, blue, beet pickles, blue, relish, blue. salsa, best of show. Open Class Marion Atwood garden fruit, red: med.. veg., red, red. Nola Bess Atwood: quilting, blue, blue. red, red. red; crochet/knitting Afghans. blue. blue. red: hand work. blue. Thelma Beam: quilting, best of show, blue. Wilbur Decker; wood. blue. Jeanne Blair: quilting, best of show. Karen Boden; hand work, best of show; quilting blue: floriculture. blooming, blue. Kaylene Bonjour; quilting, blue. Lori Bonjour; quilting, blue, blue, red. Irene Brainard: crochet-knitting afghans, best of show. Joan Broeckelman: quilting, best of show, blue. blue. Linda Crangle: floriculture phlox, blue, pansy, blue. petunia, blue. tiger lily, blue, day lily, blue. Jean Davis; sewing, red; quilting, blue. blue. blue. Kristi Davis; garden, blue. Erma Dillon: handwork, blue. Wayne Dunn: wood, blue, blue. Brenda Enyeart: floriculture, mari- gold, red: photography, misc., blue. red. blue. blue. Members of the Rock Hills Pee Wee Baseball Team. are (back row - from left) Todd Jeffery, Rod Beam - coaches. and Dan Higer (middle row) Jordyn Wherry. Noah Daniels. Brady Jeffery,.Tycen Higer, Dawson Johnson Chase Slate and Austin Baird, (front) Jalen Basafl Drew Beam. Astn Beck, Jacob Spiegel, Dereck Gil ett, Zane Colsen. Peyton Johnson and Luke Broeckelman Tour of the Holy Family Shrine Free time in Weeping Water, NE Supper at Slattery Vintage Estates "Cliff hanger" at the Lofte Theatre Sign up by August 22, 20I 1 $107 per person (full payment required to save spot) Member FDIC - t Trip Price Include: Bus, coffee, rolls, evening meal, all tickes and donations. _uncn will be at CracKer Barrel in Lincoln, NE ano is no qcluded n the price. Contact Diane Price Diane Delka (785) 243-8226 (402) 879-7709 Audrey Hamllton (785) 378-.3 I62 " Donsoreo oy: Central National Bank Money for Life Kent Enyeart; photograr hy, blue, Jane Erickson; hand wo k, best of show. Devon Freeman; wood, blue, best of show, Kylie Height; garden, :ed. veg., blue, blue. Marilyn Joerg; photogr phy, best of show, best of show, be t of show, blue, blue. Devin Johnston; poultq standard fowl, blue. Kayden Johnston; crafts red, blue, poultry, standard fowl, blu ;; floricul- ture daisy, blue, lily, blue, marigold, blue. Kris Kindler; photography, blue, blue, best of show. Don Koester; photography, blue, blue, blue, blue, blue, best f show. Bonnie Langer; foods jams, blue; floriculture, gladioli, blue. Phyllis Liggett; garden s nail beans, blue. cherry tomato, blue; foods, jel- lies, red, red; floriculture marigold, blue, zinnia, blue, blue, sunfl 3wer, blue, marigold, red. Sharlyn Long; quilting, blue. Alethia Loomis; quiltin ;, blue; flo- riculture, day lily, white, I,lue. white, coneflower, blue, misc., bl ae, red, pe- tunia blue, blue. Cooper McDill: hand work, red; crafts, wood, blue. Twila Means; floriculture, holly- hock, blue, blue, rose, red, red. Aaron Melby; photogn phy, blue. Steven Melby; florictiture, sun- flower, red, phlox, blue, gladiola, blue, snapdragon, blue, marigold, red, misc., best of show, coneflower, / blue; pho- tography blue, blue, blue, blue, blue, blue, blue. Terri Melby; hand work, best of show. Continued to page 5 Aubrey Davis, a 4-yar Mankato Eager Beavers 4-H member, daugh- ter of Kristi Davis, Mankato, won the following champion plcing at the Jewell County Fair: horticulture cham- pion, junior division food preserva- tion. J' Elizabeth Cox, 7-yea! Mankato Ea- ger Beavers members (I arents: Billie and Travis Cox, Manlato) Citizen- ship Champion (plaque donor: memory of Don E. Wtdte) Fashion Revue, clothing const ction cham- pion (plaue donor: Gale and Tom Rathbun, Webber) Wild ife Champion (plaque donor: Timber '/alley Ranch, Kendall and Sandy Nel,, on, Formoso) Brittany Joreg, a 1' east Coyotes membe Marilyn and Warren J won the following char at the Jewell County F - senior champion, fibe - senior champion, fasl nior buymanship chum )reservation - senior c - year South- , daughter of erg, Randall, pion placings tir: visual Arts arts andcrafts ion-revue se- pion and food "ampion. i , , Payne Bobcat Works Pasture tree clearing Post holedrilling General dirt or lot zvork Snow renioval Rodney Payne, 785-545-5t41 Brent Beck, 785-545-5427 ,