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Randall United Church Women meet for quilting Randall United Church Women met last Wednesday for a day of quilting and a business meeting. By consensus, the UCW will buy the quilters' lunches in December. A thank you was read from Mexican American Ministries. Karen Matteson will get the cake for the next meeting, which is the semi- annual birthday party. New year books will be assembled at that meeting. Lunch was served by Fawna Barrett• Final NAP deadline for grasses Dec. 1 The final date to purchase Non- Insured Crop Disaster Assistance Pro- gram (NAP) coverage ,for all grasses including alfalfa, clover, grapes, honey, mixed forage and oats is Dec. 1. The application and service fee is $250 per crop, up to $750 per county, and not to exceed a total ot  $1,875 per producer for individuals with farming interests in multiple c0unties. The application and service fee must be filed by Dec. 1. Limited resource producers may re- quest a waiver for service fees. USDA is an ,equal opportunity provider and employer• L Pl JC Friendship Meals, Nov. 29 through Dec. 3 Monday: Liver and onions or. ham- burger steak, baked potato, braised cabbage and carrots, wheat bread, fruit cocktail, milk. Tuesday: Smothered chicken, rice pilaf, stewed tomatoes, •wheat bread, applesauce, milk• Wednesday:' Beef Stroganoff, noodles stewed tomatoes, wheat roll, fruit cobbler, milk. Thursday: Roast pork, gravy, mashed potatoes, mixed vegetables, wheat bread, fruit crisp, milk. Friday: Baked fish or chicken fried steak, party potatoes, carrots, wheat bread, peaches, milk. Meals delivered by Christian Church• Sandra (left) and Pam Skinner hold a patriot c qu It wh ch isto be displayed at the Eisenhouwer museum. It has been to qlniorN'e'w'S completed by the Dbsire-Tobey Sears Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution DARChapter. By Patsy Warner m m ' ' We were blessed with hoe are _. , ' DAR Chapter will Obitu i cakes this week. One was a angel food tYlrth.00 ar as birthday cake The other two were - donate quilt to a •  ,,, : i recipe "try outs. All of them were injured veteran goocl and were enjoyed very much, • ,, Jordy.n Marie Dyke . Nov. 16 was InternatiOnal Day of"' ,, Jdyn wmrff uyKe wasoo_m rov, Desire-Tobey Sears Chapter of the I )ierance, instituted by UNESCO on 13., .zulu,) n topeka at t; t'rancts Daughters of, the American Revolu- b 3v. 16, 1995. Theday is to promote lviealcai enter, l.opeKa, .an. ne tion havecompleted a patriotic quilt to h tman welfare, freedoms andprogress wetgneo o pounus to ounces ano was be donated as a Quilt of Honor, to be as well as tolerance, respect and com- munication. UNESCO: stands for United Nations Education,' Scientific ' and Cultures Organization. Jewell County Council metat Formoso and Golden Years met on Friday where the main topic of busi- ness was "the new to us lime." If you need a ride call us a day before if possible. Prices are the same. We can go into Nebraska now and you can get Will observe Pearl Harbor Day Dec. 7 Pearl Harbor Day is a patriotic day recognized by the VFW. On the morn- ing of Dec.7, 1941, Japanese bombers staged a surprise attack on U.S. mili- tary and naval forces in Hawaii• In a devastating defeat, the United States suffered 3,435 casualties and loss of or severe damage to 11,8 planes, eight battleships, three;light cruisers, and Thanksgiving. four miscellaneous vessels• Japanese agroup Of your friends together to go shopping and share the cost. Happy I I losses were less than 100 personnel, 29 planes, and five midget submarines. The day after the attack, President Roosevelt asked Congress for a decla- ration of war against Japan• Dec. 7, 1941, was pronounced as "a date which will live in infamy.•" On Dec. 8. 1941, the United States declared war on Ja- from this co-op has been very good. pan and onDec. 11 Germany and Italy With this move I believe we will see a declared war against the United States. reduction in our service. This will hurt Republic United the City of Mankato, counties in which Methodist Women earn certificate Betty Bouray, president, opened the Nov. 9 meeting of the Republic United Methodist Women with a prayer lift- ing up missionaries and local concerns. Betty then called roll during the ab- sence of Mary Agnes Johnson, secre- tary. Roll was answered by seven mem- bers by telling their favorite Thanks- giving day food and a donation to the mitten tree. :":iJet feil the nlindteoflast rn'onth's mee0ng.: The pledge was recited in unison. Virginia Petersen had the devotion which was based on Psalm 139. Even through we are different, she said we are all'deeply loved by the Creator. Judy Erkenbrack gave the treasurer's report. Betty Bouray pre- sented the planum certificate of ex- emplary achievement in 2009, the Five Star award and reading award. Betty reported on the district meeting she attended Wit b My Agnes Johnson, and sa!d she had purchase d new read- ing books that are available for check out. , ' ' " " Betty stated she Wduld puup the:. mitten 'tree. Christmas giving will include the following: Tree of Lights, Red Bird Miss'ion, McCurdy, Y0uthville, UMiCOR'(notfiing but nets),Ministe- rial Alliance and HELFFoutidation. Members Will continue to do secret 'Ssters with the option for those not wishing tO participate to opt out. Virginia Petersen had the mission minutes, "Let the Children Come. Judy Erkenbr,a, ck gave the lesson which Was-titled W0rd Thank Offer: :: ing." Her focal point was a table graced with aquilted cloth and white bowl and pitcher along with a lighted candle. Her scripture came from Acts 2:43-47 and Mark 14:3-9. The program fo- cused on plenty and enough. There was discussionabout the economy and Where tO help•Jean Charles and Vir- ginia Petersen portrayed Jesus and the woman that anointed Jesus and told all she: gave;The world thank offering was collectedas members remembered ,the,ointment gift of a woman who: came to respond to Jesus.Judy closed with prayer, The next meeting is at 1 p.m. Dec. 14, with all to bring a finger, food. Jean Walls will be theleader. Roll call is a food for the food bank and a Christmas -gift for a secret sister. Jean Charles will havethe mission minutes• Hostess Jean Chles and Virginia Petersendecorated a table for fall with a centerpiece of mums. A chocolate dessert was served along .with snacks and coffee• Next years calendar was flanned during lunch time. .... ,,f Letters To The Editor Editor: In regards to Rolling Hills Electric, I' m also opposed to thismove to Bel0it. The service we have seen in the past UTE THEATER Friday, Saturday & Sunday Nov, 26, 27, 28.7.:30 p.m. it serves, and great tax revenue 10st that will have to be made up s0newhere else. Doug Jackson's plan is to down- size the number of employees to save money. His plan, is to take 13 people that will retire in the future and not replace them. That is a big cut for any company that has 49 employees now. Who is he trying to help Out? The co'op or the consumers? His plan is to move everything to Beloit from Belleviile, Mankato and Ellsworth. Yes, he will Agnes Bartcher Agnes L. Bartcher, 96, the daughter of Rosa (Kindler) and Frank Voboril, was born July 24, 1914, at Esbon. She 19 1/2 inches long. displayed at the Eisenhower museum died Friday at the Golden Living Cen- : SO1 Jordyn' s parents are Jennifer Ander- , Topeka..Grand- Anderson,, Man- ::: :!i!ilii :::: • • •   : ::!! :::.::iii:i: kate, and K.B. and ;::::i:;:il! Carrie AndersOn, ::::. Beloit. Lance An-  derson is an uncle.  Great-grandpar- ents are Don and Gay. Anderson, Mankato, Lila and Bob Cockerill, Marysville; great-great grandparent is Athena Fry, FrankfOrt. Saturday, Nov, 27, 2010, a "Meet the New Family" is planned at 517 W. Monroe, north of the swimming pool, at the Mankato Community Homes Community Room, from I to 2:30 p.m. Stop by and, say Hi. -Paid Announcement- in Abilene, Kan. Once displayed, the quilt will be donated to keep one serving soldier warm or comforted while injured in the line ofduty according to Julie Delka (Superior) chairman of the chapter's service to veterans committee• The quilt blocks were designed by Glada Isaacson, (Scandia) while the "sash and piecing together was com- pleted by Pam and Sandra Skinner. (Superior). The material for the back and the binding was donated by Betty Zadina, also from Superior• The machine quilting was done with red, white and blue thread, in shape of stars to honor the service men and women. Members of the chapter support veterans with many acts of kindness throughout the year. The members have collected personnel toiletries items to send overseas to troops last month. Progressive Study Club makes favors omm.nltv dinner Four members attended the Nov. 16 meeting of Progressive Study Club. held at Jewell Craftingtray favors forJewell County "O Give Thanks to the Lord, for he LTC was'the main agenda for the day. is good, for His steadfast love endures These will be completed at the Dec. 21 forever!" was the theme for the annual 00Megamind Megamind is the most brilliant super villain the wet d has ever known and ithb .least successful. 0ver the y0ars he has tried to conquer metro City in every imaginable way.. each attempt a colos- sal failure thanks to the caped superhero Metro Man: Rated PG for action and some lan- guage, Mankato, Kan. • 785-378-3172 meeting• Nevada Vetter was the leader for the project. A review of the book "Mommy, My Tummy Talked in Church Today," by Christy Colby Heno, was given by Fawna Barrett. Nancy Buser, vice president con- ducted the business. An email from leave some people behind in these com- munities but for how long? : .:  , GFWC was sh%d. NIgmpecan  have If ou are opposed, :as' I: amyou , 'beerCsal. Paclfsolliers i'um- need t'o contact ROlhng Hills board ing frO deplbynent" are being as- members and tell them how you feel. sembled. Elaine Peters reported on es- Or attend the next board meeting for Rolling Hills which will be at the Man- kate office in December. Nell Becker Silence is often misinterpreted, but never misquoted• tl J i i i i say and poetry contests. Members are to bring books for PAT children to the next'meeting. Lunch was served by the hostess, Fawna Barrett, The bonds of matrimony are a good investment, but only when the interest is kept up, Thank you for the many cards, flowers, memorials and words of i  ter in Downs• Agnes was raised in Jewell County' s Esbon community and received her formal education attending rural schools. On Oct.- 14, 1940, she was united in marriage with Clifford • Bartcher. They made their home in the Bellaire community of Smith County. To this union Were born two children• In 1948, they moved to a farm south- west of Red Cloud where they farmed until 1956, when they purchased a farm north of Esbon. Agnes remained in Esbon until 1996, when she moved to Red Cloud and then in 2009 to Smith Center. She possessed a number of interests and activities in her leisure time in eluding cooking, sewing, gardening and dancing with Clifford in their younger years. They were both avid sports fans and followed football and basketball• She was als0 a member of concern expressed during the illness and following the (lqath of my brother, Marvin Johnson. Your remembranCes were greatly appreciated. - LlOyd and Donna Johnson i i i To win... Thanksgiving dinner in Jewell Sunday evening. Sherilyn Kadel was pianist. Pastor' Wayne Feigal, Pastor Dan Daniels and Pastor Jim Rice shared in the service with Rice bringing the mes- sage. Special music was by Pope's People, a quartet of area-men, Bob Willmeth and Jay Feigal, Jewell, Lyle Bergstrom and Delbert Johnson of the Courtland-Kackley areal : " A bountiful meal, featuring turkey and ham, followed the program• Ap- Ute movie pass and $1.50 concessions for a year Pu'chse  Tickets at any Jewel[County proximately 75 people attended. i Sat., Dec 11:frOm 2-5 pm or SOn.,rDec, !.2;from 11 am -.3 pm. you"may aiso Purchaso Delicious.omobaked Goods: : from the Rbly 'for Life Bake Sale hbld .... Sunday, Dec. 12 from 11-3 atthe Portor House. TICKETS ARE $15.00 Ticket s may be purchased in advance by mailing a Check to: HoL1DAYHOME TOOK P.O. Box399, BELOIT, KS 67420 Besure to include the address you would like us to send tickets to. the Golden Rule Club. Agnes espe- cially treasured the years helping Clifford 0n the harvest crew and feed- ing the crew• Preceding her in death were her parents; herhusband; a great-grand- daughter, Baylan Rothchild" two sis- ters, Frances Reece and Elste Cooper; and two brothers. Edgar and Glenn Voboril. Survivors include Gary Bartcher, Esbon; a daughter. Mrs. Delmer Rothchild (Glenda), Downs; two grandsons, Shannon and Shea Rothchild; five great-grandchildren: and a sister-in-law. Betty Voboril: Her funeral was held Tuesday at the , Me.tafdis!LChurh. D ls.o0, with Pas- . tor Dr} ,Dempsey bfficiatilg. "iniel--"" ment was m the Esbon Cemetery. Wil- liams Funeral Home, Red Cloud. was in charge of arrangements. JEWELL COUNTY RELAY FOR LIFE FOR SALE: Shelled: nuts, dried fruit and chocolate covered snacks See us,at the .Christmas Open House in Mankato, Wednesday, Dec. 1 orCall Mary Ann Kibbe at 785-739-2271 ii THANK You Special thanks to Roger Houghton, Charley Hougton, : Larry Flinn, and Terry Collins for all the good care they gave Carl when he had a stroke, and for being there for him until.we (Opal, Judy, and Carol) could make it back from Branson. Also a special thanks for Pastor Dan Daniels for the prayers and visits. Many thanks to rela- tives and friends for prayers, visits, cards and telephone calls: God bless each andevery one Qf you.  ' "  Thanks again, Cart and Opal McEIrOy and Family" r I I rl 0000.fhristmas"Open House ! Wednesday, Dec, 1 3- 7 p.m.  Mankato Community Center Glass Etching & Engraving... ............... Moonlight Workshop Pampered Chef ................................................. Belinda Jeffery Mosaics .... . Leah Garman Glass & Sterling Silver Beaded Jewelry ............... Amy Little Quilted Items, Scarves ..................................... Luann Wilson Precious Moments, Avon, Baked Goodies ............ Mary Little Scerttsy ............................................... . .............. Candace Baxa Tastefully Simple ............................................. Cindy Rhoads Grizzly Store ..................................... Rock Hills Booster Club " Silpada [ewel ........................... Dixie Dethloff • . ,,..,,,,.,,,*..o*,.. ,. • Holiday Crafts ....... , ...................  ............................. Janet Higer Nuts .............................................. Jewell County Relay for Life Tupperware ...................................... ................ Thelma Shelton Lia Sophia Jewelry. ......................................... Jessica Schulda Handmade Bath Products ........................ Mehlinda McEntire • All proceeds go t o RELAY FOR LIFE , .:::iii!i:: Independent Beauty Consultants .... . ............. Pam Dunstan & For more information, contact Mary Jane Chapmen'at r85.534-1980  r '':'":: .... : " Lori Bonjour Thursday, November 25, 2010 THE SUPERIOR EXPRESS 3B Rock Hills state assessment report Rock Hills students at all grade levels assessed contin, .ue to outperform state averageson Kansas reading, math and science assessments• Data recently released from the 2009-2010 school year shows that R0ck Hills has once again achieved AYP (adequate yearly progress) in improving student achieve- ment. AYP is based on participation and performance on state assessments, as well as attendancerates for elemen- Rock Hills Middle School building- wide for science. AYP proficiency targets ,will in:'h crease to 100 igercent Of all students, achieving proficiency in reading and math by the 2013-2.014 school year. Through staff development activities, Rock Hills USD 107 identify and utilize strategies to continually mprove teaching and learning. For the complete Rock Hills usi)  107 200%2010 Report Card, you may visit the USD 107 website t http:/ This infortnation is" als0 available atall three attendance centers and the district office• tary and middle schools, and for high plo.,,,.t|,.ta " el schools, graduation rates. Placing ' .tm colnnlitte :, highly qualified teachers in all core preplPin to host' content closes is also a determining  . _ .... factor in mdeting AYP.' ' , nool oareerGay Students'are asses'Bed every year in  The Jewell County Strategic Plan- the areas of reading and math in grades 3 through 8 and once in high school. The reading AYPproficiency goal was 81.3 percent and 94. l percent of Rock Hills students achieved proficiency or above. The math AYP proficiency goal was 76•4 percent,, and 91.0 percent of Rock Hills students achieved profi- ciency or above. One hundred percent of Rock Hills seniors graduated in 2010, and the district's overall attendance rate was 95•3 percent, surpassing the AYP graduation rate goal of 80 per- cent and the attendance rate goal ofg0 percent• Standard of Excellence "status was awarded to Rock Hills High School • building-wide for reading • and math; Rock Hills MiddleSchool grades 5, 6, 7 and 8. and building-wide for reading; Rock Hills Middle School grades 5, 7 and 8 and building-wide for math: and ningCommittee met Nov. 3 with Steve Greene, Tim Warner, Jim Dooley, Frank Langer, Nadine Smittl and Martha Matthews attending• A tentative date for Jewell-County Career Day 2011 has been .selected: Nadine Smith will confirm that date by the next meeting. The program wiff commence at 8:30 a.m. and conclude at 11:45. Nadine Smith presented a survey she developed and plans to have the high school students complete con- cerning their interests. The next meeting will be held Jan• 5 in the Courthousemeeting room. The cure for boredom is curiosity. There is no cure for curiosity. The. first rule of holes: If you're in one, stop digging• ii WE WILL BE CLOSED FOR THANKSGIVING ., THURSDAY, 00N0v, WE WISH EVERYONE A SAFE :6 , AND HAPPY HOLIDAY.   r'JTATE [/ I EXCHANg[DANK tw 1  tv,,.,.1  Mankato. Kansas 66956 K-K"'J ["gg 107 S. Commercial • Mankato, Kan. 66956 ° 785-378-3222 i Winter Sale/ Wednesday, Dec, 1 to Sunday Dec, 5 Hours: 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Place 308 E South Mankato, KS 66965 Thank You We the family of Janice Lynn McMurrav, sincerely appreciate the calls of comfort, cards, memorials, food: and prayers at the passing of o.r, ' loved' one:, . .. Gerald and Pat McMurray -. Destin.Alexander McMurray • t  , .Steve and Lori Howe# and family . . ..'0000:,Jewell Tr, n,ty:i" i. 'UMW Bazaar .i I " " ' Saturday, Dec. 5 , :,.... savin# 5-7;.m. - Trinity UMC bas'ernent :i: . Roast beef or ham loaf, mashed potatoes with gravy, turnirs's; " peas and .carrots, assorted salads and pies, : (Free Will, Donation) . k #r Auction Bazaar- Sta#in Z'/.p.m. d/ ' CUrt Saint, auctioneer :: / : \\;\ Food" Crafts .. // Bill King and Nancy Harrison were married Dec. 1, 1960, atl . :Plymouth Congregational Church, Wichita, Kan•. They have two children, Polly Douglas and husbarid Tim, and Jeff King) two grandchildren, Amy and Ashley Douglas, all of Halstead. Bill and .Nancy: also raised her;younger brother and sister, due' to the death of her parents, Roger Harrison, Wichifa/ ahd Kkis fine Robinett, Randall. They zpill2`be ce!ebrating the occasion with fami!y. Cards  may be sent to: 'Bill and. Nancy King .10407 SW 72nd Halstead,' KS 67056