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Thursday, November 3, 2016 Offices located at 111 E. Main, Mankato, Kansas 66956 148 E. Third Street, SuFeriorT Nebraska 68978 A feature of The Superior Express Entered into the mail at Mankato, Kansas, Price 50 and Superior, Nebraska The second annual Friends of A chili cook-off started at 10:30 modern rock. Mankato City Parks car and motor- a.m. with judging at 11 a.m. of the The following awards were given: cycle show was held Oct. 1. Commit- three categories: mild, medium and people's choice award cars, Kenneth. tee members for the car show were hot. There werel0 entries total. Win- Meier with a white 1958 Chevy Im- Jason Ortman, Becky Fernandez, nerswereToddBradrick, mild; Allison pala;bestofshowcars, Kenneth Meier Herman Fernandez, Dakota Walker, Warner, medium; and Paul Danley, with a white 1958 Chevy Impala; best Steven Walker and John Tyler. hot. The people's choice award was Chevy, Kenneth Meier with a white Registration began at 9 a.m. for given to Paul Danley. 1958 Chevy Impala; best Ford, vehicles and vendors. Francine Ernst A variety of vendors were set up in Raymond and Carol Wakefield, blue and Colleen Schoenberger served cin- the park throughout the afternoon, in- 1931 Ford Model A; bet Mopar, Den- namon rolls and coffee to participants cluding Saddle Jack's BBQ, Huffman nis Hansen, yellow 1969 Plymouth and onlookers. In the registration Funnel Cake and Snow Cones, Pam- Sport Satellite; best paint, Larry and booth, Crystal Cosand and Becky pered Chef, Jewelry CandleS, Soaps, Chrys Setlik, white rose 1978 C10 Fernandez signed in cars and motor- Lotions and Tarts, Perfectly Posh, Chevy pickup; best original, Ray cycles and sold 50-50 tickets and wrist Wakaya Perfections and the Christian Lykins, green 1971 Dodge Charger bands for the bounce house and ob- Motorcycle Association. Super Bee;bestratrod, Rick McEntee, stacle course that was available for The 50-50 drawing was won by black 1934 Ford. youths adults. Emmet Dunstan and his brother. Motorcycles-people'schoice, Jim Ther were a total of 82 vehicles Kristen Underwood provided face and Cheryl Foster, orange-brown 1981 registered for this year's event. Previ- painting and donated her time and the HD Fix Shovelhead; best custom, Jim ous to the show, members sold 33 profit from the activity, and CherylFoster, orange-brown 1981 sponsorships which were printed on SusanCollinsprovidedtheevening HDFixShovelhead;bestoriginal, Matt the back side of the car show T-shirts meal while the Mankato Volunteer Schuster, blue-white 1949 FL Hydra- that were available to purchase along Fire Department served beverages Glide Harley Davidson; bestpaint, Jim with a banner listing the sponsorships from the beer garden. The band, "Red and Cheryl Foster, blue 2003 soft-tail that were sold. Line Velocity," played classic and homebuild custom. Whitley and Blain Frost, Nelson Underwood, and Cadence Einspahr were amongst the children who stopped at Jewell County businesses to trick or treat Monday afternoon at the Mankato Chamber of Commerce sponsored event. Tuesday's voting locations outlined by precinct On Tuesday, the hours of voting in all precincts in the county will be from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. at the following facili- ties. District 1: Residents of Burr Oak, !,;:,bon, Harrison, Highland, Holm- wood, Walnut and Whitemound town- ships will vote at the Burr Oak Com- munity Center. District 2: Residents of Center, Grant, Jackson, Limestone, Montana, Richland, Sinclair and Washington townships will vote in the basement of the courthouse in Mankato. District 3: Residents of Allen, Ath- ens, Brownscreek, Buffalo, Calvin, Erving, Ionia, Odessa, Prairie and Vicksburg townships will vote at the Jewell Community Center. Real estate sells at public auction Last Monday morning at the Esbon community center, seven tracts of land totalling 989 acres more or less of Smith and Jewell county cropland sold at public auction. The farm ground had been farmed by Scott Marihugh. In Jewell County, Tract 2, 155 acres; Tract 3, 100 acres; Tract 4, 120 acres; Tract 5,200 acres; Tract 6, 147 acres; sold. In Smith County there was a tract total 107 acres and a tract with 160 acres. AI Frieling, auctioneer and real es- tate broker, Smith Center, said, "There was a large crowd, upwards of 125 people in attendance. The land sold for $2,025 an acre to as high as $3,600 an acre. If handled correctly, good land always brings good money." Local weather High and low temperatures Oct. 23 ..................................... 77 34 Oct. 24 ..................................... 74 42 Oct. 25 ..................................... 69 42 Oct. 26 ..................................... 85 50 Oct. 27 ..................................... 77 45 Oct. 28 ..................................... 84 50 Oct. 29 ..................................... 80 54 Keegan, Ryan and Allyson Hollerich were accompanied by their father, Brandon, when they came in to trick or treat at the Jewell County Record. 4-H Achievement Program will be Sunday at RHHS The 2016 Jewell County 4-H ing and participation in project work Achievement Program will be held at using a Kansas Award Portfolio. 2:30 p.m. Sunday in the Little Theater County Champion pins are earned by at Rock Hills Jr.-Sr. High School. the member with the best record in a JewellCountyhastwoactive4-Hclubs specific project and are decided by that were busy this year serving their volunteersinneighboringcountieswho respective communities. This program evaluate the project records. Outstand- celebrates the many 4-H accomplish- ing Achiever awards are plaques that ments and outstanding achievements are awarded a 4-H member for overall that have been earned by individuals and diverse project accomplishments. and clubs during the 2015-2016 4-H ThenewJewellCounty4-Hqueenwill year. Club seals are earned through also be crowned. memberparticipationandtheclubcom- This program is an annual event pleting goals during the year. that celebrates the youth of Jewell Member achievement pins may be County. The public is invited and en- earned by completing specific require- couraged to attend. Refreshments will ments during the year. Project pins are be served following the program. given to members who record all learn- Randall Coop, Jewell, tarped their first bunker of the season Thursday morning. The south bunker holds 365,000 bushel of milo. The south bunker was tarped by Randall Coop employees, Smith's Harvesting Crew and a few patrons. Pictured (from left ) are Mike Herrman, Travis Smith, Dakota Smith, Kelly Griffeth, Nathan Saint, Dan Waterman, Bill Spiegel and Thomas Ranstead. Jewell County voters will be going to the polls Tuesday to cast their gen- eral election ballots. Sample ballots are printed else- where in this newspaper along with information about polling places. In recent weeks, we have printed infor- Don't Forget Daylight Savings Time ends Sun- day morning. Turn your clocks back one hour. JeweH Co. collects 20 pounds during drug 'take back' The national DEA medication take back ended Oct. 23. At the national level, 731,269 pounds were collected. In Kansas, 10,574 pounds were collected. In Jewell County, the sheriffs department re- ported approximately 20 pounds were turned in. Earlier this year, during the spring medication take back, Jewell County took in another 20 pounds. mation with regard to registering to Harris has been conducting a write-in and the race for U.S. President. Voter vote and obtaining advance ballots, campaign. He is challenging the in- turnout is expected to be heavy. Polls will be open from 7 a.m. to 7 cumbent, Mark Fleming, for the third We regret the timing of the election p.m. This year three polling places will district seat. Keith Roe is the only. and the unreasonable demands from be used, the Burr Oak Community candidate for the second district seat. the postal service as to the time we Center, the basement of the county There is a race for the state house of must enter the next newspaper into the courthouse andtheJewellCommunity representatives with Todd Frye and postal system will keep us from in- Center. Clay Aurand running. There is a race cluding election results in that issue. County offices to be filled this year forthe state senate with Brian Angevine However, for those with interact include clerk, treasurer, register of of Cuba challenging the incumbent, service, we will post the election re- deeds, attorney and sheriff. For each of Elaine Bowers of Concordia. Jerry sults on our web pages soon after we those offices, only the present office Moran is seeking re-election to the receive them. The resultS will appem" holder's name will appear on the bal- U,S. Senate. Other issues to be settled on this newspaper's weh.pag which lot. Only one name will appear on includethe township offices, a consti- can be found at http:lljewellcounty ballot in each of the two county com- tutional amendment, retention of the newspapers.corn and on the Jewell missioner districts. However, Tom judges, the state board of education County Record Faceb0ok page. And more excepts from Jewell County Memories November 2, 2006 September 28, 2006 cated east of Randall, was the meedng Julie and Gordon Baker were the The second shipment of mini-pick- location for the North Central Kansas new operators of a Jewell convenience ups arrived in Jewell County from Ja- Tourism Council. A meal served at the 'Coffee with the sheriff store. Randall Senior Center featured grapes David DeLeon received his Ameri- pan. A former Jewell County teacher, from the Underwood'vineyard and to be held this month can citizen and was honored at a party Doris Schaffer, observed her90th birth- apples raised in the Randall area. This month, the Jewell County sher- held at theRandall Elementary School. day. September 14, 2006. " iff will once again be holding "coffee Mark and Carla Fleming were op- Deaths reported included those of A fire attheFormosohomeofMike with the sheriff." The schedule fol- erating a game farm near Formoso. Jerry Schaefer, Gwen West, Barbara Guzek was blamed on faulty electrical lows: Bill Wood received the JewellWhite and John Owen. wiring. Nov. 3: Esbon, Village Cafe, 8 to 9 County 4-H Alumni award. Ashley Bauer and Alan Wagner The 40 members of Knigh.ts of .Co- a.m.; Burr Oak Library, 10 to 11 a.m. A petition drive was underway sup- became the first homecoming queen lumbus Esbon Council celebrated the Nov. 22:9 to 10 a.m., Formoso porting a plan to continue offering and king of the new Rock Hills High 100th anniversary of thecouncil's es- Barn; Jewell Scoop, 10:30 to 11:30 driver's license renewals in Jewell School. a.m. County. Officers of the Jewell County 4-H tablishment. . The oldest donor to parti.cipate in station.Nv" 29:9 a.m., Randall Co-op AmandaKY Cosand,Fleming,Hillary CallawaY,Tanner Council were Branden Broeckelman, the Red Cross bloodmobile drive was Nov.30: Mankato, Possibilities, 10 Bartholomew, Aaron Melby, Jeff vice president, Ashley Lorence, secre- Sidney Dillinger, 94. a.m. Zadina, Cody Marihugh, Paul Jensen, tary, Jackie Jensen, president, Katelyn Jewell County citizens are invited Miles Kloss and Lee Simon represented Pahls, reporter, and Landon Reed, trea- to come "visit and ask questions" of Jewell County in the state cross coun- surer. Sheriff Don Jacobs. try meet. Saint Luke's Lutheran Church, Io- Continued to page 5 .... -drive The Jewell County Board met Mon- day with commissioners Steve Greene, Dwight S. Frost and Mark Fleming present. Carla J. Waugh, county clerk, was also present. Minutes of the Oct. 24 commis- sioners meeting were approved. The following were present for of- fice head meeting: Joel Elkins, general superintendent; Angela Murray, health nurse; Don Jacobs, sheriff; Shannon Meier, ambulance director; Gall Bartley, noxious weed director, emer- gency preparedness director and 911 coordinator; Chris Petet, custodian; Marilou Becker, deputy county ap- praiser; Jenae Ryan, district extension agent; and Brenda Eakins, treasurer. The following were absent: Travis Garst, solid waste director; and Anna Standley, register of deeds. Joel Elkins said they are patching some rock and are starting to build a box bridge along with other regular maintenance. Gail Bartley reported on the train- ing he attended. Jenae Ryan said the extension year ended Sept. 30 so current and new members have been enrolling online. Jenae attended the annual conference in Manhattan last week. She said the 4- H Achievement Program will be at 2:30 p.m. Sunday. Chris Petet said he has been getting the heat ready to turn on. He said they have been replacing valves on the heat registers. Shannon Meier said this has been a busy month. He said they will be pro- viding three CPR classes for the high school students. Shannon said they will also provide an advanced cardiac life support class. Angela Murray said they are pro- viding flu and pneumonia shots. She said that she attended meetings this month. Don Jacobs, sheriff, said normal operations for the month. He plans to attend a conference on Nov. 14. Brenda Eakins said they are print- ing tax statements and they will be mailed later in November. Carla Waugh said her office has been busy with advance voters by mail andvoting in the office. Starting Nov. 1, e office hours will be 8 a.m. to 5:30 p.m., including the lunch hour, to ac- commodate advance voting. Waugh said advance voting ends at noon Mon- day. She said the public test of voting machines was Tuesday at 8:30 a.m. and board worker training was at 1:30 p.m. Waugh said today (Thursday) the third and fourth grade school students will come to the clerk's office to learn about the voting process. Carla said she completed the tax checklist, ab- stract to the state and turned the tax statements over to the treasurer's of- fice for printing. She asked that all departments and employees not park in the back parking lot of the court- house on election day. Dwight S. Frost said he will attend the North Central Planning Commis- sion meeting today (Thursday). This concluded office head meeting. Bill McKinley discussed the emer- gency siren accidentally being set off in Esbon. He said he had researched emergency sirens and the less they are sounded off the more people pay atten- tion to them. He asked if the county would consider recommending a policy to the communities in the county to have consistency countywide." Mel Brown, Pawnee Mental Health board member, had a proclamation for the 60th anniversary of Pawnee Men- tal Health. The commissioners ap- proved the proclamation. Don Jacobs, sheriff, discussed op- erations. Gail Bartley, noxious weed direc- tor, had the following bids for a 2017 four wheel drive spray truck: Alexander Motors, 2017 Chevrolet Silverado one ton, $28,563; Concordia Chevrolet and Buick, 2017 Chevrolet Silverado one ton, $28,558.26; Beloit Auto and Truck Plaza, 2017 Ford F350, $30,500; Beloit Auto and Truck Plaza, 2017 Dodge Ram 3500, $25,135; Beloit Motor Co., 2017 GMC one ton, $29,138; Melton Motors, 2017 Chevrolet Silverado 3500, $28,750.20. The commissioners approved the bid from Beloit Auto and Truck Plaza for the 2017 Dodge Ram 3500 for $25,135. Joel Elkins, general superintendent, reported on road and bridge mainte- nance and discussed personnel. The commissioners reported road and bridge concerns. Joel provided a Copy of the bridge inspection report fo each commissioner. He said the mower had been delivered. Darrell Miller, county attorney; dis- cussed a fence dispute. He reviewed fence statutes. Steve Greene moved that the commissioners be the official fence viewers on the afternoon of Nov. 21 for a fence viewing. Mark Fleming seconded the motion and it was ap- proved. The commissioners telephoned Ellenz of Tipton concerning the issues with the tile floor in the basement of the courthouse. Lanette Marshall, Ellenz of Tipton, will come meet with the commissioners and Chris Petet next Monday. .: : - -~'.