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Thursday, October 10, 20i ,.-; Offices located at 111 E. Main, Mankato, Kansas 66956 A feature of The Superior Express Price 50 Entered into the mail at Mankato, Kansas, and Superior, Nebraska 71st annual Jewell .Corn Show starts today " Today (Thursday) through Sunday" the 71st Jewell Corn Show will be held. Theme of the 2013 event is "Magic Moments," with Debra Bohnert and Gay Daniels serving as the co- chairmen. Once again sponsored by Bohnert Welding and hidden somewhere within the City of Jewell by Deb and Gaye, is the A "Maize" ing corn piece. Begin-. ning Monday and ending Friday at 4 p.m. daily clues are posted on the Jewell City Office door for participants trying to fred the corn piece. If found, the finder may return it to Deb and Gaye and claim the grand prize of $100. This morning (Thursday) from 8 to 11 a.m. exhibits may be entered at the community center. The exhibits will be open to the public for viewing from 3:30 to 6:30 p.m. today. J-Janes will be in charge of the entries for 'The Flower Show and Fine Arts' portion of the exhibits. The flower show rules are as follows: All horticul- ture specimens must be grown by ex- hibitor and shown in clear containers. Specimens should be conditioned and foliage should not be stripped. One stem per container. Potted plants must be grown by exhibitor for at least three months. Blooming potted plants must be in bloom at show time. If there is not a category for a specimen, the J-Janes will make one! All entries receive a ribbon. The categories include asters, ber- ried branch, cosmos, dahlias, daisies, gladiolas, herbs, live forever, mari- golds, taurus, ornamental grass, petu- nias, roses, tame sunflowers, wild flow- ers, zinnias, other, non-blooming pot-. ted plants, blooming potted plants, patio planters. In the artistic design category, there will be no artificial flowers or foliage allowed and there will be four different classes: Christmas morning, wedding day, new baby, and kids only under 12 years. Fine arts adult, and junior division (16 years and under) rules: are entries must have been. completed since the last corn show. Contestants may enter as many items as they want. Ribbons will be awarded in each class. A col- lection can be any number of items that fit in a 30"x30" space and are for display only. Contestants must pro- vide their own display materials. Cat- egories include ceramics, collections for display only, crafts, crochet, food canning, corn art (anything made out of corn), knitting, needlecraft, paint- ing, photography, quilts, woodwork- ing and other. There will also be a booths judging and ribbons will be awarded. Prizes include first $25, second $20; third $15, fourth $10, and fifth $5. Advertis- ing and political booths are welcome but will not be judged. Contact Darrell Bohnert to reserve a booth. Rock Hills FFA is in charge of entries in the farm and garden portion of the exhibits. There will be one entry per class but no limit on the number of classes which may be entered. Rib- bons will be rewarded. In the farm crop division there will be nine categories: corn five ears with designated one ear to be broken by judge; wheat one quarter jar; mile five heads; mixed entry consisting of two head mile two ears corn; largest ear of corn; tallest stalk of corn; tallest stalk of feed; bestindividuals head of mile; soybeans. In the sunflowers category, there are two divisions with each having two subdivisions: oil with largest head and best entry; edible with largest head and best entry. Under the garden crops, three of a kind constitutes an entry. A mixed plate must have three types of veg- etables, two of each represented on the plate. The different categories are cu- cumbers, tomatoes, carrots, beets, on- ions, parsnips, okra, potatoes, sweet potatoes, peppers, turnips and mixed plate. One of a kind entries may be used for cabbage, squash, eggplant, pumpkin, and watermelon. Friday the community center will be open for viewing exhibits from 1 to 6 p.m. Starting at 5:30 p.m. Friday evening and running until 8 p.m. at Frank's Delaware Street Pub several specials will be offered. Kicking off the enter- tainment at 6 p.m. will be the antici- pated performance of Jewell talent, the Country Jewells Band. The band will be performing at the pub from 6 p.m. to ? Saturday the community center will be open from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. for viewing of exhibits. The Jewell County Health Department will be on hand to offer flu shots and nasal mist high dose for 65 and older. Recipients must bring their Medicare or insurance card. Starting at 8 a.m. Saturday on the Guaranty State Bank corner will be the Three Mile Fun Run, Walk or Bike event, followed at 9 a.m. by the One Mile Fun Run, Walk or Bike event starting from the same location. Indi- viduals are asked to contact Dan Daniels for more information. The children's parade will start at 10:15 a.m. Saturday with line up at Colson Plumbing corner. There will be prizes awarded. The regular parade participants are asked to meet in front of the high school building at 9 a.m. with the parade starting at 10:30 a.m. Parade marshals'are Butch and Annette Burks. Entries may be floats, school and organizations, antique cars, clas, sic cars, horses and unusual entries. There will be float prizes for first, $50; second, $25; and third, $15. Ribbons will be presented to other entries. Records show that in 1971 Anna Chilcott, Centennial Queen, was the honored parade marshal for the Jewell Corn Show. Following in the years 1972 through 1975 parade marshals were not used. In 1973 V.G. Zipse, DDS, and C.W. Plowman, MD, were publicly acknowledged at the football game on Friday night and presented plaques for their years of service to the community. In the year 1976, which was the Bi- Centennial year for Jewell, Helen Berry was the parade marshal. Her husband, A.L.. Berry and was one of the founders. Claude Reynolds was the other founder. Grand marshal in 1977 was Con- gressman Keith Sebelius. In 1978 the honor went to Ewing Hutchcraft to honor his 36 years as parade master; 1979 Dr. and Mrs. Carl Plowman; 1980 Mr. and Mrs. Clarence Atkinson; 1981 Mr. and Mrs. Glen Beiden; 1982 Mr. and Mrs. Victor Tullar; 1983 Thelma Treffer; 1984 Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth Wheat; 1985 Mr. and Mrs. Calvin James; 1986 Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth Braden; 1987 Mr. and Mrs. Gerald Mahin; 1988 Mr. and Mrs. Clede Blacker; 1989 Bernice Nulty; 1990 John and Rosalie Edwards; 1991 Jack and Jeanine Seamans; 1992 Clark and Lois Oplinger; 1993 Charles and RobertaHoldren; 1994EarlandShirley Varney; 1995 Dick and Bette Willmeth; 1996 Bob and Pat Willmeth; 1997 Franklin and Katherine Ross; 1998 Elwood and Inez Clark; 1999 Eldon and Pare Williams; 2000 Bill and Becky Loomis; 2001 John and LindaWoemer; 2002 John and Diana Stoeber; 2003 Kathleen Schumacher Allen; 2004 Don and Shirley Simmelink; 2005 Wayne and Marky Grindol; 2006 Harold and Neva Shoemaker; 2007 Gerald and Made McAtee; 2008 Darrell and Deb Bohnert; 2009 Frank and Thelma Shelton; 2010 Don and Candace Durant; 2011 Bob and Miola Griffeth; 2012 Norman and Doris Greene; 2013 Butch anti Annette Burks. A barbecue will follow the parade at the high school with a free will offering taken. From 12 to 3 p.m. Saturday after- noon there will be a combination of fun activities and games at Maag Park. Activities will include pellet shoot, bounce house, cake walk, big slide, mini golf, buggy and trailer rides, hoop shoot, pop a shot, sand dig, duck pond, dart throw, bitty bowl, baseball throw, bean bag toss, ring toss, lollipop tree, cram an toss, water bottle rock, and more. At 3:30 p.m. the road rally will be held. Entry fee will be $5 and there will be prize money. The "I Can Dig It Show" will be present at 7 p.m. Saturday evening in the former high school auditorium. This magic and comedy show will be presented by ventriloquist Kevin Homer. Admission will be adults $3 and K-12 $2. Sunday events will include a soup ' dinner at the community center. Serv- ing will start at 11 a.m. and run until 1 p.m. Soups on the menu will be veg- etable, chili, broccoli and cheese as well as pie. A free will donation will be accepted. At the Gun Club grounds located just north of Jewell along Highway 14, the annual trap shoot will start at I p.m. This event will mark the end of the 71 st Jewell Corn Show. The annual Corn Show is spon- sored by the Jewell Chamber of Com- merce. 'Shut-down' doesn't affect state-owned recreation areas The Kansas Department of Wild- life, Parks and Tourism (KDWPT) re- minds visitors that all Kansas state parks..are open for business. State park camping areas, cabins, trails, boat ramps, and other amenities are open, as are many of the businesses serving lake visitors. KDWPT offices and na- ture centers are open during regular hours, and access to all wildlife areas and fishing lakes operated by the de- partment remains unchanged. The federal shutdown has created some confusion. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and the Bureau of Recla- mation own many of the reservoirs in Kansas and federal campgrounds, day use areas and boat ramps are closed. However, KDWPT operates the state parks and wildlife areas at many of those reservoirs and offers access to those lakes' variety of recreational ac- tivities such as fishing, Camping, hik- ing, boating, mountain biking, picnick- ing, wildlife watching and more. Local weather High and Low Temperatures 70 44 Sept. 29 ................................. Sept. 30 ................................ 80 43 Oct. 1 ................................... 83 48 Oct. 2 .................................... 81 53 Oct. 3 ................................... 85 61 Oct. 4 ................................... 89 62 Oct. 5 .................................... 77 41 Betty Becker, Mankato weather ob- server, reports 0.10 or precipitation for the week. Members of Schoenberger, W llyne Ryba and Mel Brown. County Board approves bond and Oath for treasurer-elect The Jewell County Board metMon- said he made contact with the NCKCT JoelElkins, general superintendent, United States Armed Forces presenting the color guard at the Mankato Fall Fest parade were (from left to right) Mac McAtee, Vic day with commissioners Steve Greene, to dig another C&D pit for next spring. Mark Fleming and Dwight Frost He provided the monthly activity re- present. Carla Wangh, county clerk, port. Vaughan said the permit has been renewed for the transfer station by was also present. Tyler Mart, Ehaily COX and Ryan ' KDHE: reported on current maintenance on roads and bridges. The commissioners reported road concerns. The commissioners approved sign- ing the Kansas Department of Trans- Spiegel, Jewell County 4-H represen- Brenda Eakins, treasurer-elect, pre- sented her official bond and oath to be approved by the commissioners. The board approved both. Don Jacobs, undersheriff, intro- duced the new sheriff's deputy, Stuart Vance, to the board. portation federal fund exchange appli- cation for Schwab Eaton services. Doug McKinney, NCRPC, dis- cussed the Esbon grant project. A pub- lic hearing is scheduled for Oct. 21 at 10 a.m. McKinney also discussed sev- eral other grant projects. tatives, requested the commissioners sign a proclamation designating Oc- tober as 4-H month. The commission- ers agreed and signed the proclama- tion. Jim Vanghan, solid waste director, Mankato Fall Fest road rally held Saturday evening Mankato Fall Fest road rally began at 6:30 Saturday night. The winning team, the HuskerHigers, consisted.of Dan and Janet Higer. Other teams in- volved were: The Humdingers, The Torres', The Unicorns and Beans, The Timber Wolves, BAM!, The Eatons, The WirthVanDillMeyers, The Blond Bombshells, The Osts with the Most and the Starbursts. The teams had to solve a number of riddles. The rally rules and riddles fol- low. 1.Solve the riddle to find the loca- tion you will need to drive to. 2. At each location there will be a question you will need to answer. It will not necessarily be in plain sight. You will need to write the location and the answer to the question for the full amount of points. 3. All locations will be within Mankato or a few miles past. 4. You will receive bonus po!nts for picking up items on the bonus list 5.Do not speed! Please wear your seatbelts. 6. Do not steal items for the bonus list. Please ask permission if you are going to take something from someone's yard. 7. Have fun! And learn about the wonderful town of Mankato! 1. From Myerly to Thomas and a few in between, You don't want to spend the night at the "crossbar hotel", especially on Halloween! 2. Where the former elementary school stood, a new building emerged in 1958, It now has a different use but the same boss, it must be fate! 3. This memorial is an inspiration to youth as they build their lives to bring about services for the betterment of mankind, Across the street they have to keep their noses to the grind. 4. Holy Smokes! The minister has traveled from Coast to Coast to land in this location, During the summer you can come here for a Bible School vacation. 5. You must sprint to this next loca- tion, three jumps are all it takes for a sandy little vacation. 6" In between this pair of pears you will find the clue, Watch out for Leon who might give you a shot for the flu! 7. From M.S.H. to P.R.W. both of these men had great "vision", You will have to look up to find a clue about this location. 8. Organized in 1870 and erected in 1887 is inscribed on this piece, Where would the former courthouse corner- stone be? 9. Two ears of corn and one shock of wheat guards these doors. There are many different reasons you would en- ter here. 10. Carved out of limestone th!'s buffalo stands peacefully. Maybe it s trying to watch the ladies do Tai Chi? Bonus List: Find items from the list below to accumulate bonus points. 1 point - a pumpkin. 1 point - a green gourd. 1 point - an ear of com. 1 point - a mile head. I point- a piece of grizzly gear (hat, t-shirt, jacket, etc ..... ) 1 point- a piece of Mankato Jr. Sr. High cougar gear (hat, shirts, etc .... ) 1 point - an entry button from this year's threshing bee. 3 points - Someone in aprincess costume. Cudney reappointed to two-year term as chief district judge Kim W. Cudney has been reap- pointed to a two-year term as chief judge of the 12th Judicial District, ef- fective Jan. 1,2014. Cudney has served as a district judge since November 2006 in the 12th Judicial District. She presides over cases in Cloud, Jewell, Lincoln, Mitchell, Republic and Wash- ington counties. "I am honored to have the opportu- nity to serve those individuals and busi- ness entities that need the assistance of the district court," Cudney said. "It is always a pleasure to serve and travel throughout the six counties of the 12th Judicial District." Judge Cudney, Greenleaf, is a graduate of Kansas State University and Washburn Law School. She served as a research attorney for the Kansas Supreme Court and the United States District Court. In 1993 she entered private practice and in 1996 opened her own office in Washington, where she also served as county attorney from 1996 to 2006. She is a member of the Kansas District Judges Association executive board. She served on the blue ribbon commission for the study of the Kansas judicial system in 2011 and the Kansas Supreme Court judi- cial needs assessment committee. She is a member of the Kansas Bar Asso- ciation. City of Mankato Utility Report Connects; Carl Jensen, 728 N. High; Adam Harris, 1550 160 Road.,; APC, 205 N. Commercial; Sarah Fettig, 716 N. West Apt. 4; Michael S. Davis, 705 N. High. Disconnects: Myrtle Roe, 728 N. High; Dean Langley, 1550160 Road.; City of Mankato, 205 N. Commercial; Shelley Davis, 705 N. High. Mankato City Court Terry D. Murphy, speeding, $162; Mitchell A. Kruse; speeding, $180; DerekFertizen, speeding, $138; Timo- thy Brucker, speeding, $150. Members of the Mankato Eager Beavers 4-H Club decorated a window of Mankato Plumbing for National 4-H Week. Pictured (back, from left) are Sam Underwood, Emily Cox, Anna Menhusen, Taneile Peroutek, Aubrey Davis, (front) Jake Underwood, Aaron Underwood and Riley Westgate. Lynn Scarrow holds the plaque he received from Jewell County for his 34 years of service as Jewell County Treasurer. Scarrow served as trea- surer from 1973 to 1975 and from 1981 to 2013 -- a total of 34 years. The County hosted a retirement re- ception for Lynn on Monday. into office Tuesday, by Carla Waugh, Jewell County Clerk and election of- ficer. Eakins has worked for Jewell County since 1993. Diana Ord will receive honors For 34 years, Nebraska hospitals have paid tribute to their finest em- ployees at the annual Nebraska Hospi- tal Association Convention. Hundreds of family, friends and co-workers gather together to celebrate those health Care employees who exemplify car- ing, compassion and service excel- lence who are honored by receiving the annual The Caring Kind award. Nebraska Hospital Association mem- bers from across the state select one award recipient from within their re- spective institutions to be recognized at the Caring Kind luncheon, the grand finale of the NHA annual convention. The recipients of this award have demonstrated compassion for patients, cooperation with co- workers and dedi- cation to excellence in their job re- sponsibilities. Diana Ord, rural Guide Rock, was recently notified by the Nebraska Hospital Association that she had been selected to receive the 2013 Caring Kind award from the Webster County Community Hospital in Red Cloud, where she is employed as a CNA. Oct. 25 she and her husband, Jeff, will go to Lincoln to attend a luncheon in honor of all those selected to receive the award across the state of Nebraska. Diana is a 1981 graduate of Burr Oak Rural High School and is the daughter of Cliff and Glenny Barnes, Burr Oak,