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‘We believe this to be a terrorist’ Police activities center in Watertown; second suspect possibly found By BOSTON HERALD STAFF

BOSTON — One suspected Boston Marathon bomber was killed early Friday morning and as of Friday evening police were hunting the other in Watertown, Mass., after the suspects killed an MIT police officer and wounded a Massachusetts Bay Trans-

We believe this to be a terrorist. We believe this to be a man who came here to kill people. — Ed Davis, Boston Police Commissioner

portation Authority officer in a wild chase that involved explosives and gunfire, authorities said. “We believe this to be a terrorist,” Boston police Commissioner Ed Davis said. “We believe this to be a man who came here to kill people.” All of Boston, Watertown, Cambridge, Newton, Waltham and Belmont are under a “shelter-in-place” order, with orders for all residents to stay home with doors locked. Do not open the

door for anyone other than a licensed law enforcement officer, said Gov. Deval Patrick. The entire MBTA system has been shut down. SWAT teams, machine guns drawn, were going door-to-door in Watertown. Blood was found behind one building and a police chemist was testing it. The suspects were identified to The Associated Press as coming from the Russian region near Chechnya, which has been plagued by an Islamic insurgency stemming from separatist wars. A law enforcement intelligence bulletin obtained by the AP identified the surviving bomb suspect as Dzhokhar A. Tsarnaev, a 19-year-old who had been living in Cambridge, just outside Boston, and said he “may be armed and dangerous.” A man who described himself as an uncle, Ruslan Tsarni of Maryland, said the suspects are brothers who have been in the country since 2001. When his wife showed him the picture of the suspects, he was “shaking.” “Anger, anger, anger. I can’t come up with the words,” Tsarni said when asked for his response to the terrorist attacks his nephews are acSee MANHUNT | Page A3

Battling poverty, one family at a time Fax prompts investigation By SUSAN LYNN

It’s one thing to know about poverty and its effects. It’s another thing to do anything about it. Georgia Masterson is ready to turn the talk into action. Masterson has a background of working with families in need. Earlier this year she retired from the Department of Children and Families, formerly SRS, after 28 years. The first half of her service she worked as a case worker at the Iola office determining clients’ eligibility for

food stamps, cash assistance and Medicaid services. The last 15 years she’s worked as a supervisor at the Chanute office. While with social services, Masterson taught classes that followed Ruby Payne’s “Bridges out of Poverty,” methods of helping people stuck in poverty learn ways to better relate to the broader world and on the flip side, helping people understand the lives of those who live in poverty. “The biggest factor in getting people out of poverty is for them to have a relation-

ship with somone not in poverty who can serve as a role model,” Masterson said. It’s that relationship that Masterson hopes to foster by bringing the Circles Campaign to Allen County. Circles pairs “leaders,” — those who want to take the initiative to get out of poverty — with “allies,” — those who live successful lives. Masterson shies away from using the term “mentor,” because these people don’t necessarily “have the answers,”


An investigation is under way as the result of a letter faxed to law enforcement and area media, including the Register, signed by Michael W. McGregor, Fort Scott. At the start, McGregor states: “I, Michael Walter McGregor, being neither of sound mind nor body hereby forgive the city of Colony for all its sins committed against me, my animals and

against my GOD and savior.” Later in the letter, McGregor wrote: “And I offer this friendly advice, which by no means do you have to take. The next time you treat a man this way he could get pretty mad, and bomb Crest School during class and then three minutes later as the volunteers are arriving at the pretty new fire house set off another bomb and then See FAX | Page A6

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Deputy Daren Kellerman holds a metal mailbox that was ripped from its stand and blown about 30 feet by explosion of a small bomb placed inside it. Register/Allison Tinn

Left, Miguel Epting and staff person Deborah Jackson stuff pasta shells in the fourth and fifth-grade blue plate special cooking class. Right, Emilian King butters bread for the dinner Wednesday night during the kindergarten blue plate special cooking class.

Governor coming to dinner By ALLISON TINN

Hosting a dinner reception for 250 people can be a challenge for anyone. When it’s elementary students preparing dinner for Gov. Sam Brownback, it gets more challenging. USD 257 SAFE BASE stu-

dents have been preparing for a visit by the governor Wednesday. They have stuffed pasta shells with ricotta and chicken, sliced loaves of bread Gov. Brownback and, just Vol. 115, No.123

before the dinner, will chop fruit for a salad. The dinner will begin at 5:15 p.m. in the Jefferson Elementary School gymnasium. At the dinner SAFE BASE will recognize GTECH Corporation, provider of online lottery technology to Kansas Lottery. GTECH donated $16,500 in state-of-the-art iPads and See DINNER | Page A3

Explosives rigged to destroy mailboxes By BOB JOHNSON

Two mailboxes near homes five miles northeast of LaHarpe were destroyed early Thursday morning by crude bombs that exploded inside each. Allen County Sheriff Bryan Murphy said that while the explosions were thought to be the work of vandals, he had contacted the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives, the federal agency that investigates 75 Cents

such things, as well as postal authorities. “Acts such as these can’t be tolerated,” he said. “If a mail carrier or the owner had been near either one when they exploded, there very likely would have been injuries.” Injuries could have been severe, particularly with the plastic box, said Deputy Daren Kellerman, who did on-scene investigations of See MAILBOXES | Page A3

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Obituaries Steven Sell

On Wednesday, April 10, 2013, Steven Alan Sell passed away at the age of 58. He was born on May 5, 1954, to Helen and Edward Sell in Iola. After graduating high school first in his class, Steve left Iola to attend the University of Kansas, where he earned a bachelor’s degree in fine arts. He studied both painting and classical guitar, while pursuing an interest in furniture design and construction in his spare time. His passion for woodworking led him to Madison, Wis., where he was employed by Carly Wood Associates as a designer and cabinet maker from 1984 through 1991. His work may be seen in the Wisconsin State Capitol and numerous other establishments across the Midwest. In 1992, Steve returned to school, attending classes at MATC. He earned a degree in computer programming and was hired by the State of Wisconsin as an information specialist. He rose to the position of senior database administrator with the Department of Workforce Development, where he was employed at the time of his death. Steve played an active role in many communities in the Madi-

Susan Pulliam

Susan Lynn Pulliam, 63, Iola, passed away Thursday, April 11, 2013, at the Life Care Center in Burlington. She was born Oct. 7, 1949, in Emporia, the daughter of William E. and Mildred A. (Fletcher) Dornes. She grew up in Gridley and graduated from Gridley High School. She then moved to Iola where she was employed at Thompson Poultry, 1968-75 and Midland Brake, 1975-96. She is survived by her daughter, Carolyn Chenoweth and husband Luke, Iola; two grandchildren, Carla and Gavin Mitchner; a brother, Roy “Bus� Dornes and wife Cheryl, Gridley; and two sisters, Deborah McBride, Salina, and Linda Dornes and Jimmy Cox, Jayess,

Bandstand dedication is today

HUMBOLDT — The refurbished bandstand in the Humboldt Square will be formally dedicated at 2 p.m. today. Humboldt High’s band will play a concert, city officials will speak and free ice cream will be available at Stacy’s Cakes afterward. Attendees are encouraged to bring lawnchairs or blankets for seating. The event is sponsored by Dream Humboldt Downtown Action Team and Stacy’s Cakes.

son area. He was both student and instructor at the Aikido of Madi s o n Dojo, and his love of Steven Sell fly fishing led him to become a mentor with the Project Healing Waters rehabilitation program for veterans. Steve brought creativity, intelligence and commitment to all of his endeavors. His absence will be felt by those fortunate enough to have known him. He is survived by his children Oliver, Max, Molly, and their mother Jill Innes, Madison, Wis.; his partner, Anne Abraham, Madison; his brother Dee and wife Paula, Iola; sister Paula and husband Tim Card, Burlington; nieces and nephew Eryn and Ryan Sell, and Audra and Korinn Card; and greatnieces and nephews Taylor, Drake, Chloe and Thomas. A memorial gathering will be at noon on May 5 at the Olin Park Pavilion, 1156 Olin-Turville Court, Madison, Wis. Anyone who would like to hear or share stories about Steve is welcome to attend. Miss. Funeral services were Tuesday at Jones Funeral Home, Burlington. Burial followed in Gridley Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to the American Diabetes Association in care of the funeral home. A memorial service will be in Iola at a future date.

‘Ronnie Runer’

Ronald R. “Ronnie� Runer, 73, rural Colony, died Wednesday, April 17, 2013, at Olathe Medical Center f r o m complications f o l l ow i n g heart surgery. H e w a s Ronnie Runer b o r n July 3, 1939, in Tulsa, Okla., the son of Forest R. and Lena E. (Osborn) Runer. He grew up on a farm south

Frederic Wilson

Frederic Dale Wilson, 84, Yates Center, passed away April 8, 2013, in Yates Center. Memorial services will be at 10:30 a.m. today in the Yates Center Cemetery Gazebo. Cremation is

of Colony and attended school in Colony and Iola. He milked cows for 40 years and hated every minute of it, but found farming and ranching a pleasure. For the past three years he had enjoyed working for Gates Rubber Company. He was married to Barbara Wilson and they divorced. He later married Alva Cady and they divorced. On Dec. 7, 1994, he married Ila Warren Randall. Ronnie served in the Kansas National Guard for eight years. He liked to play video games and poker and found special planned. Contributions may be made to Yates Center Senior Center or United Methodist Church and may be sent in care of Campbell Funeral Home P.O. Box 188, Yates Center, KS 66783.

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place. Memorial services are at 10:30 a.m. today at the Colony Community Church. Memorial gifts to the Colony Community Church may be left with Waugh-Yokum & Friskel Memorial Chapel, Iola. Online condolences for the family may be left at



Th e Fa m ily o f R a ym o n d Lero y E w in g th a n ks th e Em erg en cy R o o m S ta ff, D r. W a lter, D r. S p ea rs, M a rg a ret Lesh er, Th e N u rsin g a n d o th er sta ff a t A llen C o u n ty H o sp ita l, a ll o f th e d ed ica ted p eo p le a t W in d so r p la ce, W a u g h Y o ku m & Friskel Fu n era l H o m e, Llo yd H o u k a n d everyo n e fo r th e co m p a ssio n a te ca re g iven to Lero y o ver th e p a st severa l yea rs. Th e ca rd s a n d fo o d w ere g rea tly a p p recia ted .

Saturday, mostly sunny. Highs in the mid 60s. South winds 10 to 20 mph. Gusts up to 25 mph in the afternoon. Saturday night, mostly cloudy. A 20 percent chance of showers after midnight. Not as cool. Lows 45 to 50. South winds 10 to 15 mph. Sunday, partly sunny with a 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Highs 65 to 70. South winds 10 to 20 mph. Gusts up to 25 mph in the morning. Sunday night, mostly cloudy in the evening then becoming partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 40s. South winds 10 to 15 mph.

joy in his grandkids. His wife, Ila, “the love of his life,� survives, as do three sons, David Runer and his wife, Virginia, Colony, Kevin Runer, Iola, and Shawn Randall and his wife, Becky, Yates Center; two daughters, Rita Schmitz and her husband, David, Iola, and Rhonda Murphy, Owasso, Okla.; a stepson and three stepdaughters; 14 grandchildren and seven greatgrandchildren He was preceded in death by his parents and two sisters, Mary L. Woodruff and Carole White. Cremation has taken

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T he fam ily ofR ichard and R hoda G illiland send a heart-filled thank you to everyone w ho participated in the benefit for R hoda. T hank you does not feellike enough for allyou have done. C olleen and the 257 Food Service D epartm ent; D ebbie, Pam and T he B ank of G as; T he Iola Fire D epartm ent, the m any M erchants, allofyou w ho donated baked goods and for allour friends and fam ily w ho continue to support us. R hoda stillhas a long w ay to go, but your prayers and support help m ake the goalofgood health seem closer. T hank you from the bottom ofour hearts and G od B less Y ou! Richa rd & Rho da

Peggy - Michelle & Jaci - Chuck & Jesse - Angie, Brent, Britany, Cassidy, Kami & Trewit - Troy, Lisa, Austin, Chase, Parker, & Eli Kenneth & Marsha - Rob, Sabrena, Kristin, & Kimmy - Jennifer & Mike, Becky & Jim - Jeff, Daina, Jacob & Matt


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The Marmaton Valley FFA Alumni thanks the following for helping make our annual worker auction a success. The FFA Alumni will use these funds to help with various FFA activities including scholarships and leadership conferences. Gary and Kelli Beggs Chris and Sherry Elmenhorst Cliff and Teresa Hall Gary and Sharon Henderson Jeff and Laura Johnson Dale and Jennie Louk Michelle Meiwes Russ and Stephanie Plaschka Jim Smart Dorothy Sparks Ben and Kasey Womelsdorf

Melvin and Jonet Bland Alan and Lori Ensminger Stan Harles Ernie Houk Loren Korte/ PSI Gene and Karen Meiwes Brandy Myers SEK Livestock Marsha Smith Pat and Debbie Tynon

A special thank you to Leon Thompson for being our auctioneer for the evening, Judy Bowman for the generous donation of the homemade quilt and the dependable people who donated soup, chili and desserts.


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Those kids grew up around violence. They were always not scared of anything. — Ahdi Moro, Friend of the suspects

cused of. “Unhuman.” A man who described himself as a friend of the suspects, Ahdi Moro, 22, of Watertown, said the two attended Cambridge Rindge & Latin School. He said the older brother was a Golden Gloves boxer who is now the father of a 2-year-old and Dzhokhar was an all-star wrestler. “He was a really quiet kid,” Moro said. “He was very popular at school, like, the most popular kid at school. He was a really good-looking kid. He’s as American as anybody. He grew up here. He’s like a regular Cambridge kid.” He said the older brother was big and tough, and remembered how, on the first day of school, he was “picked on” by three kids — and beat up all three. “These kids grew up around violence,” Moro said. “They were always not scared of anything.” State Police Col. Timothy Alben said the slain man was Suspect No. 1 in Monday’s Boston Marathon bombings and the man police are seeking is Suspect No. 2, the man in the white hat seen in images released Thursday by the FBI. The fugitive was described as armed and dangerous, as police set a 20-block perimeter bordered by Arsenal Street and Mount Auburn Avenue. All vehicular traffic has been banned in Watertown. The chaotic, violent chain of events began with a report of shots fired on the MIT campus at about 10:20 p.m. Friday, according to a narrative released by

the Middlesex District Attorney’s office. At 10:30 p.m., an MIT campus police officer was found with multiple gunshot wounds in his vehicle near Vassar and Main streets. He was pronounced dead at Massachusetts General Hospital. Police then received reports of a carjacking at gunpoint by two men in the area of Third

Street in Cambridge. The driver was held in the car by the suspects for about a half hour before he was released unharmed at a gas station on Memorial Drive. Dozens of police who had converged on the initial MIT scene near Kendall Square after the shooting raced toward Watertown shortly before 1 a.m. Police had tried to pull over a carjacked vehicle, resulting in one suspect shot and 33-year-old MBTA officer Richard H. Donahue Jr. wounded. A manhunt was launched for the suspect who fled, with heavily armed SWAT teams and uniformed cops with their handguns drawn spreading through the area. One suspect was critically injured in the course of the chase and died in a local hospital.

but will be a source of encouragement. People stuck in poverty tend to be “fatalistic,” Masterson said. “They feel they have been born to a life of poverty and can’t work their way out of it.” Circles’ goal for Allen County is to bring “one family at a time” out of poverty. POVERTY is widespread in Allen County. Almost 19 percent of area families live in poverty, compared to the state average of 13.8 percent. Almost 28 percent of our children live in poverty; compared to just shy of 19 percent statewide. Of area school children, almost 64 percent in USD 257 receive freeor reduced-priced lunches, compared to the state average of 40 percent. A minimum wage these days is not a living wage. For a single adult, the required annual income before taxes to keep your head above water is $16,628. If earning minimum wage, annual income is $13,094. “The cards are stacked against low-wage earners,” Masterson said. The industries that pay the lowest wages also stay away from paying benefits. “Too often, the general population is not aware of what lands and keeps people in poverty,” Masterson said. “They tend to think it’s their fault, that they are there by their own actions.” Irresponsible lending practices by loan sharks, disreputable landlords who take advantage of tenants, and a lack of understanding of how the world works in general all work against those


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caught in the grips of poverty, Masterson said. The Circles Campaign helps teach emotional intelligence. “The mindset of someone in poverty is that they will work for someone only if they like that person,” Masterson said. “They think, ‘If I’m going to work for you, I’m going to like you.’ If things go bad with the boss, they walk out of the job. “A middle class employee, on the other hand, knows their livelihood depends on their job. So they learn to take criticism constructively, or learn to not take the criticism personally.” The Circles Campaign teaches participants how to construct a healthy mental attitude of what they want their lives to look like. Payne’s book, “Gettin’ Ahead in a Just Gettin’ by World,” is the guide for the upcoming workshops Masterson plans to kick off June 3. “When people have a clear mental model of how they want their lives to operate, it helps them achieve those goals,” Masterson said. MASTERSON, 65, entered the world of the underserved through a back door. She studied at Emporia State University to become a teacher, earning a degree in earth sciences, which she first taught in Emporia schools. When she and husband, John, moved to Iola, she taught biology at what was then Iola Junior High School. In 1976, she and John’s daughter, Jennie, was born and Georgia left the work force to take care of Jennie, who suffered severe birth defects. When Jennie began

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Damaris Kunkler, left, and Georgia Masterson stand in the Thrive Allen County offices. school half-days, Georgia was approached by Georgia Rae Weast, director of Iola’s Social and Rehabilitative Services, to come work part-time. “They needed someone who had a college degree and who wanted to work part-time,” Masterson said. “The job opened my eyes to a whole other side of life,” she said. “I found out why my students in school were falling asleep in class or not getting their homework done. I was seeing the flip side of their lives, which were a mess.” “The training for Bridges out of Poverty gave me a whole new understanding of why those conditions existed, and what a chaotic, momentto-moment lifestyle these people live.” Circles includes an element of spirituality, Masterson said. “We believe in a higher power,” she said. People in poverty tend to be “much more fatalistic,” Masterson said, believing “We were born to this and can’t work our way out of it.” THE CIRCLES campaign will be a 12-16 week course pairing leaders and allies. Calvary United Methodist Church will host the meetings, which include child care and a meal.

Wesley United Methodist Church has volunteered to provide meals once a month. Masterson is hoping other area churches and groups will step up to the plate to also furnish meals as well as volunteer to watch children. It’s suggested volunteers with children bring their children to provide positive peers for the children of participants. The REACH Healthcare Foundation, Kansas City, is paying for the Circles program and Masterson’s position with about $66,000 in funding of a grant. Masterson said she still needs participants on both sides of the aisle, those suffering in poverty as well as leaders wanting to work with them. For more information, contact Masterson at 3658128, or visit the Thrive Allen County office, 12 W. Jackson, where Masterson has an office.

Informational meetings about Circles Campaign: 6-7 p.m., Thursday and noon to 1 p.m., April 30 Community National Bank meeting room sandwiches provided Call 365-8128 to confirm attendance

H Mailboxes Continued from A1 the incidents. “It was shattered and if you’d been nearby you’d have had shredded plastic penetrating all over your body,” Kellerman said. The other box, made of metal, was ripped loose and thrown about 30 feet by the explosion. The explosions appeared to be caused by drain cleaner bundled with crumpled aluminum foil. Chemicals in many drain cleaners

create heat and hydrogen when they react with aluminum; the liquid would burn flesh if splashed on a person. Murphy said his officers have developed several leads in the case, including a description of a vehicle that was seen in the area when the explosions occurred. Anyone having information about the incidents is encouraged to contact the sheriff ’s office, 365-1400, or the dispatch center at 911.

H Dinner Continued from A1 services to USD 257’s after school program. Brownback will be at the dinner to recognize second- through fifthgrade SAFE BASE students who have utilized

the iPads to improve their academics. Miguel Epting, SAFE BASE student, said he was excited about the visit because he “has never seen the governor before.”

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Garage sales ‘springing’ up One can’t tell it by the weather we have been having but we are in the beginning of the spring season. That means one thing, it is garage sale season. The Moran folks are busy getting ready for their citywide sale May 11, only three weeks away. The Iola citywide sale quickly follows with a June 1 date. So, get started cleaning out those closets, storage areas and garages because the sale time will be here before you know it. As always, the Iola Rotary Club will have its pancake feed on the same date as the Iola citywide sale. We will keep you posted for more information. As always, many things going on in the month of May and we will have a calendar of events here in the chamber office and online. We will also have them at the SEE, HEAR IOLA forum Friday at

10 a.m. in the New Community Building. We would love to see all of you come out and join us.

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I want to thank TLC Greenhouse for hosting the Cash Mob this past Thursday evening. We had a great time, even if it was a little on the nippy side. I also want to thank those who attended. It is always fun to get together and see what our chamber businesses have to offer. If you have not had a chance to get out to TLC, I encourage you to do so. It has some beautiful plants and great yard and garden accessories.

March unemployment up slightly for March By JOHN MILBURN

Associated Press TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Unemployment rose slightly in Kansas in March despite a drop of more than 1,300 applications for initial unemployment benefit claims. The Kansas Department of Labor reported late Thursday that the seasonally adjusted unemployment rate rose from 5.5 percent in February to 5.6 percent in March. The rate was 5.8 percent in March 2012. Labor Secretary Lana Gordon said the monthly state report indicated that the Kansas job market remained more stable than the overall national picture. A labor economist says Kansas didn’t add as many jobs that it typically does in March. The private sector added 3,100 jobs, led by 1,800 new positions in construction and 1,400 jobs in leisure and hospitality. The trade, transportation and utilities sectors lost 1,800 jobs during March. “This muted tone was prevalent throughout the numbers, indicating a slowdown in momentum for the month,” said economist Tyler Tenbrink. The unemployment report will be considered in discussions Friday by members of a consensus revenue estimating panel that will calculate how much tax revenue Kansas can expect to collect over the next 18 months. The estimate will be used by legislators when they return May 8 to complete their work on the 2014 and 2015 state budgets and settle differences over a proposal by Republican Gov. Sam Brownback to make further cuts to tax rates. Initial claims for jobless benefits fell from 16,388 in February to 15,069 in March. The figure was also below the 17,997 initial claims filed in March 2012. There were some 128,000 people still receiving continued jobless benefits.

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First Assembly of God 1020 E. Carpenter, Iola

Sunday School, All Ages...................9 a.m. Sunday Worship...........................10 a.m. Sunday Afternoon Teens FIRST...2:30 p.m. Sunday Praise & Prayer......................6 p.m. Wednesday Kids FIRST.............6:30 p.m. Wednesday Bible Class..........................7 p.m. (620) 365-2492

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First Baptist Church

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Sunday Evening Bible Study Youth/Adult............................6 p.m. Wednesday Prayer Meeting......................6:30 p.m.

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First Baptist Church 7th & Osage, Humboldt Sunday School......................9:45 a.m. Sunday Worship.................10:50 a.m. Sunday Evening Kids Bible Club...........5:30 p.m. Evening Service.....................7 p.m. Wed. Night Bible Study..........7 p.m.

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First Christian Church 1608 Oregon Rd., Iola “ Lead-Feed-Tend ” (John 21:15 - 17)

Sunday School............9:30 a.m. Sunday Worship.........10:30 a.m. Bible Study.................6:00 p.m. Wed. Prayer...............6:30 p.m. Dave McGullion, pastor Travis Riley, youth pastor (620) 365-3436

First Presbyterian Church - Iola 302 E. Madison, Iola

Sunday Worship ........9:30 a.m. Sunday School...........10:45 a.m. Wednesday Kids Club........3 p.m.

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Friends Home Lutheran Church Savonburg

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Grace Lutheran Church 117 E, Miller Rd., Iola

Sunday School.................9:00 a.m. Adult Bible Class................9:00 a.m. Worship Service.............10:30 a.m.

LaHarpe Baptist Mission

901 S. Main, LaHarpe Sunday School.........................10:00 a.m. Morning Worship....................11:00 a.m. Sunday Evening........................6:00 p.m. Wednesday Service...................7:00 p.m.

910 Amos St., Humboldt Sunday Worship 8:15 a.m. and 10:30 a.m. Sunday School..........................9:30 a.m. David E. Meier, pastor (620) 473-2343

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Trinity Lutheran Church

Duwayne Bearden, pastor (620) 228-1829

First and Cedar Streets Moran Sunday School...........8:45 a.m.

Sunday Worship .........9:30 a.m.

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Northcott Church 12425 SW Barton Rd. Colony Sunday School.....................9:00 a.m. Sunday Worship.................10:00 a.m. Sunday Evening.......................6 p.m.

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401 S. Walnut, Iola Family Prayer/Fellowship Hour at 9:15 a.m. (no child-care provided) Main Worship Service at 10:30 a.m. Youth Group on Sunday Evenings at 5:00 p.m. Tony Godfrey, pastor (620) 365-3688 • (620) 228-2522

Humboldt United Methodist Church 806 N. 9th, Humboldt

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Lincoln & Second Streets, Iola Sunday School (all ages)........9:45 a.m. Morning Worship...............10:50 a.m. Evening Worship..................6:00 p.m. Wed. Prayer & Worship.......7:00 p.m. (Nursery provided, all services)

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Trinity United Methodist Church Broadway & Kentucky, Iola

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Ward Chapel A.M.E. Lincoln and Buckeye Streets Iola

Sunday School.....................9:30 a.m. Sunday Worship.................10:45 a.m. Thursday Service......................6 p.m.

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Saturday evening................5:30 p.m. Sunday Worship....................10 a.m. (at St. Joseph’s, Yates Center)8 a.m.

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Contemporary Praise.........9:15 a.m. Sun.Worship.................... 9:30 a.m. Sun. School.....................10:45 a.m. Middle School UMYF............. 6 p.m. Combined Youth.................7:30 p.m. High School UMYF ................8 p.m. Rev. Trudy Kenyon Anderson (620) 365-2285

St. Timothy’s Episcopal Church 202 S. Walnut, Iola

Holy Eucharist & Sermon at 9 a.m. followed by coffee and fellowship

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Saturday, April 20, 2013

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Boston lockdown: We all were there It must have been with great trepidation that FBI officials posted the video stills Thursday afternoon of the two suspects of the Boston Marathon Bombings. Surely, they would have preferred to handle the hunt without, a) public involvement, and b) the bombers knowing they had been identified and thus had a chance to either alter their images or go into hiding. But in testimony to how connected the world has become since the age of wireless technology, within hours of the postings, Federal Bureau of Investigation headquarters were flooded with thousands of calls with possible tips including the video of the two brothers robbing a 7-Eleven store later that day. As of this writing, one of the suspects has been killed in a violent shootout with officers. The other was thought to be holed up in Watertown, a Boston suburb. My bet is his demise is not far off. Boston, again, was held hostage by the incident on Friday. Schools, shops, businesses were all ordered closed. People were warned not to answer their doors and go to their basements in case another gunfight erupt on city and residential streets as was the case late Thursday night when the older of the two broth-

Susan Lynn Register editor ers was killed in a shootout with officers. IT’S HOPED the remaining brother can be caught alive to help answer questions as to what prompted the two young men to plant the two bombs at the marathon’s finish line. Is there a connection to their homeland of Chechnya? Are they part of a broader movement or were they lone wolves? Were there others involved in Monday’s bombings? Is this the beginning of something bigger? Or were they, like the suspect who recently sent ricin-laced letters to President Obama and Sen. Roger Wicker of Mississippi, desperate for their 15 minutes of fame at any cost. The whole story, from the race to its tragic ending, to now the hunt for the perpetrators, has held the country in its grip. There wasn’t any way for it to end without more tragedy. It’s my nature to find silver linings in the face of woe. This time, I’m left wanting.

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As of April 19, 2013, the U.S. debt is $16,813,898,066,513 The estimated population of the U.S. is 314,806,968. So each citizen’s share of the debt is $53,410.

Health dictated by what we eat By the time Thursday’s Rotary Club program was well along, I was pleased that I chose to have a grilled chicken salad for lunch. Judy Works is president of the club and had arranged a program that was canceled an hour ahead of time. She had a back-up plan. Jamie Oliver, a British-born chef known for his campaign against processed foods in school lunchrooms and for efforts to encourage people to eat healthier, came the Rotarians’ way via an Internet clip. What he had to say wouldn’t sit well with the fast-food industry, families that eat on the go and school districts that let cost factors dictate what cooks prepare for kids to eat, often twice a day. America is one of the most unhealthy countries in the world because of the way we eat, he pronounced, noting the statistics were clear and our lives are being shortened by the landscape of food that’s laid before us. Americans aren’t alone. Diet-related disease is the biggest killer in the world, Oliver said. Obesity complicates the

body’s ability to function, often leads to heart disease and cancer, and is an outcome of both eating too much and not eating fresh and non-processed foods, Oliver said. A reminder of how much

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sugar a child consumes in a year drinking milk with additives to suit kids’ tastes was made starkly evident when a wheelbarrow filled with sugar cubes was pushed on the stage where Oliver was speaking. Its load peaked well above the sides. Fast food has taken over on Main Street, with it full of additives and with disgraceful labeling that hides the fact it’s fattening, he said: “It says it’s low-fat but it full of sugar.” The culture of preparing healthy meals at home has disappeared in America, he

said. A woman, obviously overweight, sat in front of a table piled high with carbohydrate- and fat-laced foods, an example of what her chunky children had eaten the previous several weeks. About 31 million children eat school breakfasts and lunches each day. “Cooks are doing their best,” Oliver said, but composition of meals is dictated by accountants who are concerned about costs, and care not that kids are fed highly processed foods, entrees often consisting of sloppy joes and wieners. Oliver walked about a classroom, showing one vegetable and then another, distraught that most of the students had no idea what an eggplant, beet or even Irish Cobbler potato were. “We need to start cooking again at home,” Oliver said, with the suggestion healthy meals could be recreated if one person shared 10 healthy recipes with three people, those three shared with three others, and so on until the number reached into the millions.

Don’t cut creativity out of education By MICHAEL SMITH Insight Kansas

“The average graduate leaves with $22,000 in debt and a diploma which may or may not translate into a real-world job. This system would benefit from a discussion of return on investment.” — Rep. Marc Rhoades (R-Newton), chair of the Kansas House Appropriations Committee Liberal arts are on the chopping block. The president of the Florida state senate recently asked why state universities produce graduates “with degrees like political science, which don’t mean much.” I find that quip rather astonishing, given the way our program at Emporia State launches graduates into successful careers: public administration, law, education, political advocacy, and other fields. However, the quote above is not an isolated incident. Nationally, liberal arts are getting the boot in favor of “STEM” (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics) fields, which train students for some of today’s better-paying jobs. The U.S. Senate recently approved an amendment by Sen. Tom Coburn (R-Oklahoma) to slash National Science Foundation (NSF) funding for political science data-collection and research. Other fields are not safe, either. Florida Gov. Rick Scott, a Kansas City native and

UMKC graduate, wonders, “Is it a vital interest of the state to have more anthropologists? I don’t think so.” CLOSER TO HOME, the Kansas House seeks a 4 percent cut in next year’s higher education budget. The Senate wants a 2 percent cut. And Gov. Brownback seeks a “flat” budget, at this year’s level. All three proposals leave university administrators no choice but to cut, in order to fund employees’ skyrocketing healthinsurance premiums. Have we forgotten that liberal arts students are major job creators? Consider a man named Jobs: Steve Jobs, the late co-founder of Apple Computer. Jobs attended, but never graduated from Reed College, an academically rigorous, very expensive private liberal arts college in Portland, Ore. Jobs felt guilty spending his parents’ life savings, so he stopped enrolling in classes. He just sat in on his favorites, studying away. He had a particular fondness for calligraphy. These classes had no real-world relevance for an early-1970s corporate America of IBM machines and harddrinking “Mad Men.” Yet just a few years later, Jobs’ passion for design would transform our everyday lives and create thousands of new, private-sector jobs. State-supported universities offer such exploration at

affordable prices, so students don’t have to choose between exhausting their families’ life savings, or “dropping out and dropping in.” I went to college at Reed, and I am often reminded of my old school when teaching at Emporia State. ESU’s traditional curriculum features small classes taught directly by professors, intense reading and writing assignments, close advising, and deep class discussions. Where will all this be after budget cuts? Had Steve Jobs sought only job training, he might have learned to program mainframe computers in “C,” or configured punchcard readers. He would leave college to be a “jobs filler,” not a creator. He would have learned nothing about innovation, creativity, or seeing new possibilities. Technology would have eliminated the jobs for which he had trained, long before his untimely death. Yet Steve Jobs took a different path. He saw what did not yet exist and molded it into something real. This is the very definition of a jobs creator. No wonder that a 2010 report commissioned by the Kansas Board of Regents found this: every dollar invested in higher education yields an $11.92 return on investment. Is it in the vital interest of the state to offer such an education to its citizens? Yes, I think so.

Quotations of the day The Associated Press

“We believe this man to be a terrorist. We believe this to be a man who’s come here to kill people.” — Boston Police Commissioner Ed Davis,

speaking about the Boston Marathon bombing suspect who is now the subject of an extensive manhunt. *****

“You’re strong through it because that’s your job. That’s what you’ve been trained to do. But you’re reminded of the tragedy and your family. And that it could be you. Then it’s a completely different story.” — Firefighter Darryl Hall, describing the search for bodies and survivors on the scene of a massive fertilizer plant explosion in West, Texas.

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Police reports Teen cited


On April 11, Laney Ewing was cited for shoplifting after she was stopped trying to leave Funkie Monkey Bling without paying for several items.

Boots stolen

Tina Castanada, Iola, reported on April 12 a pair of boots were stolen from her home in the 200 block of North Second Street.

Tires damaged

Employees at Storrer Implement reported on April 12 two tractor tires had been damaged on the business grounds in the 1800 block of East

Account hacked

On April 13, Hazel Roberts, Iola, reported someone had hacked into her Walmart account online, changed her email address and charged $100 on her Walmart credit card.

iPod Touch found

An iPod Touch was found on April 13 in the 300 block of Eisenhower Street. The owner may claim the iPod at police headquarters in City Hall.

Car vandalized

Heather Vandenberg reported last Sunday

her car was vandalized while it was in a parking lot in the 2200 block of

North State Street. Dean W. Lester has been cited for disorderly conduct.

Wallabies on the loose VIENNA (AP) — Volunteers are searching for a pair of wallabies hopping through Austria — yes, Austria. The kangaroo-like marsupials, which are smaller than “roos” and primarily found in Australia, escaped from a farm in the Upper Austrian countryside, northwest of Vienna. Thursday was the third day of the quest to find them. There are actually three

wallabies on the loose — owner Gabrielle Schrammel says the female has a joey in her pouch. Austrians often express irritation at being confused for Australians while abroad, and mail meant for Australia occasionally surfaces in this central European Alpine country. Those Vienna souvenir shops selling T-shirts with the slogan “No kangaroos in Austria” might have to start a recall campaign.

Court report DISTRICT COURT Judge Daniel Creitz Civil cases filed:

CitiMortage, Inc. vs. Marshall A. Barnhart, et al, mortgage foreclosure. Whitaker Companies Inc. vs. John Doe, contract. Cavalry Spv I, LLC as assignee of Bank of America vs. Janetia L. Head, contract. Wells Fargo Bank vs. Donald Zimbelman, et al, mortgage foreclosure. Barbara A. Willis vs. Allen County Treasurer, contract. Anna Nelson vs. Susan Springerman, contract. Dolores K. Silcox vs. Lori Shrum, contract.

$398. Christy L. Splechter, LaHarpe, 64/55, $143. Johnson P. Thomas, Jenks, Okla., 75/65, $143. Mitzi S. Davis, Arma, 81/65, $179.

Convicted of no seat belt and fined $10:

Michael J. Rutledge Jr., LaHarpe. Joey E. Musgraves, Iola. Michael A. Folk, Iola.

Diversion agreements with fines assessed:

Raymond K. Sifers, Iola, driving under the influence, $1,273.

Failing to appear:

Jacob A. Thompson, Belton, Mo., driving on left in no-passing zone.

Criminal cases filed:

MAGISTRATE COURT Judge Thomas Saxton Convicted of speeding or other violations with fines assessed:

Annie J. Henry, LaHarpe, criminal trespassing. Nelson R. Caldwell, Moran, domestic battery.

Keela T. Black, Colony, 76/65, $149. Timothy C. Berry, Owasso, 76/65, $149. Shea D. Cox, Iola, possession of drug paraphernalia, 12 months jail suspended for 12 months probation, $785. Lori A. McGregor, Yates Center, improper driving on laned roadway, $173. Roger E. Morgan, Hasty, Ark., 65/55, $143. Nicholas L. Fritch, Humboldt, attempted battery of a law enforcement officer (two counts), $320. Travail K. Pulley, Humboldt, possession of hallucinogenic drugs, $635. Jimmy D. Pergeson, Elsmore, violation of a protection order, $445. Saul Rodriguez, Shelby, Neb., no liability insurance,

United Credit Recovery LLC vs. Sandra L. Newman, contract. DeMint Anesthesia Services vs. Jennifer Williams, debt collection.

Civil cases filed:

Small claims filed:

Charles Boston, et al vs. Jacqueline Layton, et al.

MUNICIPAL COURT Judge Thomas Saxton Convicted of speeding or other violations with fines assessed:

Denise E. Bombagi, Moran, 45/35, $140. Kalynne M. Connell, Iola, criminal trespass, disorderly conduct, 30 days jail suspended for six months probations, two terms to run concurrently, $300. Jeffrey Convirs, Iola, no seat belt, $10. Duane G. Cooper, Yates Center, no seat belt, $10. David A. Cramer, Humboldt, no seat belt, $10. Tythan S. Hamilton, Iola, driving with a suspended license, failure to yield at a stop sign, five days jail suspended for six months probation, $300. Bennie L. Hill III, Iola, no seat belt, $10. Brock L. Kendall, Toronto, 45/35, $140. Emily L.

Livingston, Yates Center, no seat belt, $10. Deana M. Markley, Fort Scott, no seat belt, $10. Justin D. Marks, Springdale, Ark., failure to yield at a stop sign, $180. April M. McCann, Moran, failure to yield at stop sign, $180. David L. McKinstry, Iola, no seat belt, $10. Nicholas E. Mitchell, Iola, no seat belt, $10. Jacob S. Potter, no vehicle insurance, $350. Justin M. Pritchard, Iola, 40/25, $170. Alan M. Ratliff, Galloway, Ohio, no vehicle insurance, $410. Slade A. Stowell, Iola, no seat belt, $10. Sarah D. Swogar, Iola, no vehicle insurance, $410. Adrian M. Westerman, Iola, driving with a suspended license, six months jail suspended for six months probation, five days jail time served, $180.

Continued from A1 he might bomb the city council meeting or Colony Day.” “Any time ‘school’ and ‘bomb’ are mentioned in the same sentence, you have to take it seriously,” said Anderson County Sheriff Vern Valentine. Despite rumors, the Colony School was not locked down, Valentine said. Anderson County officers did go to Colony Friday afternoon, however, and Sheriff Valentine notified the Kansas Bureau of Investigation and the Federal Bureau of Inves-

tigation about the fax and its contents. He pointed out that state and federal agents had more latitude and facility to conduct investigations into such matters; “they know what to do.” Allen County Sheriff Bryan Murphy, at the request of Anderson County, drove to Colony and stood by while discussions about the letter were ongoing with school authorities. “I didn’t have a role, though,” Murphy said. “Just stood by and then left when they cleared the scene.”

Craft fair next Saturday The 10th annual Lone Elm Arts and Crafts Fair will be next Saturday from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the town’s community building. Seekers Not Slackers 4-H will serve lunch. Proceeds from food sales will

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Iolan narrowly misses All-American status at wrestling tourney


While storms and cold weather earlier in the week forced some changes to the schedule, Iola and Humboldt’s baseball and softball teams and Yates Center’s softball squad still were able to get in plenty of action Friday. Above, Iola High’s Trent Latta fields a throw while Humboldt High’s Zach Vannata slides safely into third base. The Mustangs, otherwise, had things well in control, winning the first game of their doubleheader 16-2. At left, Yates Center High’s Allie Bruner, left, throws the ball to attempt a double play while Iola’s Katie Thompson reaches second base. The Wildcats won the opening game of the Lindsey Friederich Memorial Softball Tournament, 10-2. Humboldt’s softball team also was in the tournament, taking on Neodesha. Complete results of the softball and baseball action, as well as Iola’s tennis and track and field results from Friday, will be in Monday’s Register. Register/Richard Luken

DES MOINES, Iowa — Seth Sanford, an Iola Middle School eighth-grader, went 4-4 and finished one victory shy of earning All-American status at the AAU Middle School National Duals. Sanford was a member of Team Kansas, earning the designation for winning a state tournament at 189 pounds in March. Sanford’s team was dubbed Kansas Tin Man. Sanford opened pool play with a forfeit victory, then pinned Gus Cloud of Montana in 2 minutes, 41 seconds. He lost by pin to Tim Abee of North Carolina in 2:21. Sanford bounced back to defeat Michael Francis of Team ECCW with a pin in 2:06. He then fell to Triston Richardson of Iowa. He opened gold medal

bracket action by edging Ty Polson of Minnesota, 2-1, then pinning Skyler Powell of Montana in 36 seconds. He dropped his final match of the tournament, losing by pin to Bailey Thompson of Panhandle Extreme in 2:22. Kansas Tin Man took seventh, the first Kansas team to earn a top-10 finish in the tournament’s history. Despite his accomplishments, Sanford expressed disappointment. “I’m a little bummed,” he said, because he fell one win shy of being an All-American. “He’ll feel better about it as time goes on,” his mother, Penny Sanford, said. He is the son of Iolans Adam and Penny Sanford and has wrestled for the IMS and Allen County Wrestling Club teams.

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Iolan Seth Sanford went 4-4 last weekend at the AAU National Middle School Duals, finishing one victory shy of All-American status. Here, he is wrestling at a tournament for Iola Middle School in November.

IMS track teams contend with cold Soccer GIRARD — Amid miserable weather conditions, Iola Middle School’s track teams still brought home several medals for their efforts at the Girard Middle School Invitational. Buoyed by eighth-grader Braden Plumlee and seventhgrader Dalton Ryherd, the Ponies contended well with bitterly cold wind and soggy grounds that forced meet officials to call off all field events. Plumlee was a two-time gold medalist, winning the 1600- and 800-meter runs. Plumlee won the 1600 in 5 minutes, 22.2 seconds — 14 seconds ahead of his nearest competitor — and the 800 in 2:26.4. Chase Regehr was just behind in the 800, taking third with a time of 2:27. Ryherd, meanwhile, won the 100-meter hurdles with a time of 18.15 seconds, more than a second better than the runner-up. Isaac Vink finished fourth in the same event in 20.34 seconds. Iola’s Olivia Taylor took second in the seventh-grade girls 1600, finishing in 6:06.5. The Ponies fnished second and third in the 100-meter hurdles. Colbi Riley was second at 20.32 seconds, one-hundredth of a second qucker than Eliza Hale in third. The seventh grade also supplied one second-place and one third-place finish among the relays. The medley relay team of Carly Cescon, Hale, Riley and Taylor finished in second at 2:16, while the 4x100meter relay team of Ceston, Riley, Hale and Sophie Whitney finished in 1:02.2. As a team, the eighthgrade boys finished fifth with 37 points, one point behind fourth-place finisher Frontenac. Parsons took first overall with 89 points.

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The seventh-grade boys accumulated 22 points, good for fifth. Pittsburg won with 88. The seventh-grade girls finished third with 47 points, behind Pittsburg’s 85 and Frontenac’s 52. The eighth-grade girls scored two points with a pair of sixth-place relay finishes. Iola now prepares to host the IMS Invitational starting at 1 p.m. Monday at Iola’s Riverside Park. The Ponies’ results from Thursday follow.

Eighth grade boys Medley Relay: 5. Iola (Ethan Scheibmeir, Ben Cooper, Gage Cleaver, Darius Greenawalt), 2:06.2 1600-meter run: 1. Braden Plumlee, 5:22.2 4x200-meter run: 6. Iola (Chase Regehr, Cleaver, Cooper, Garrett Wade), 1:58 800-meter run: 1. Plumlee, 2:26.4; 3. Regehr, 2:27 200-meter run: 5. Greenawalt, 28.35 4x400-meter relay: 3. Iola (Wade, Regehr, Cleaver, Greenawalt), 4:28 Seventh grade boys 100-meter hurdles: 1. Dalton Ryherd, 18.15; 4. Isaac Vink, 20.34 Medley relay: 6. Iola (Will Bath, William Winner, Austin Rehmert, Zach Slaven), 2:13 4x200-meter relay: 4. Iola (Vink, Bryce Andres, Cale Barnhart, Nick Peterson), 2:06.8 200-meter run: 6. Ryherd, 29.8 4x400-meter relay: 5. Iola (Peterson, Vink, Barnhart, Ryherd), 5:02 Eighth grade girls Medley relay: 6. Iola (Sydney Wade, Jadyn Sigg, Riley Murry, Megan Klubek), 2:18 4x100-meter relay: 6. Iola (Alexis Heslop, Murry, Wade, Sigg), 1:02.6 Seventh grade girls 100-meter hurdles: 2. Colbi Riley, 20.32; 3. Eliza Hale, 20.33 Medley relay: 2. Iola (Carly Ceston, Hale, Riley, Olivia Taylor), 2:16 1600-meter run: 2. Taylor, 6:06.5 4x100-meter relay: 3. Iola (Cescon, Riley, Hale, Sophie Whitney), 1:02.2 4x200-meter relay: 6: Iola (Emma Weseloh, Whitney, Madison Carlin, Kylee Hunter), 2:25.9 800-meter run: 4. Taylor, 2:68 4x400-meter relay: 3. Iola (Carlin, Whitney, Katie Bauer, Hunter), 5:35

Iola Soccer Club’s game at 2 p.m. Sunday against Coffeyville has been moved from the Allen Community College campus to the city’s Davis Street athletic fields. Coaches Brek Ulrich and Jared Larkey are eager to see a large group of supporters on hand to cheer on the traveling squad of players, age 14 and under. Admission is free.

Humboldt track teams win medals aplenty

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Iola Middle School’s Olivia Taylor runs in a race at a recent meet in Iola. On Thursday, Taylor earned second in the seventh-grade girls 1600-meter run in Girard. She also was a part of the silver medal medley relay team.

YATES CENTER — Humboldt Middle School announced its results Friday from a track meet held April 12 in Yates Center. The Cubs’ eighth-grade boys finished third with 50 points, behind Waverly’s 163 and Lebo’s 107. In seventh grade, Humboldt finished second with 93 points, behind Yates Center’s 138. The eighth- and seventhgrade girls squads both took second. The eighthgraders scored 90 points, behind Waverly’s 134. The seventh-graders scored 81, behind Waverly’s 99. See HUMBOLDT | Page B2

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NFL announces 2013 schedules NEW YORK (AP) — Are you ready for some Peyton Manning? This year’s NFL schedule is filled with return visits and intriguing matchups, and some of the best involve the Denver Broncos’ quarterback. The former Colts star will make his first trip back to Indianapolis, will play younger brother Eli in another Manning Bowl, and will face the defending Super Bowl champions in the season opener. The Baltimore Ravens travel to Denver for the now-traditional Thursday night opener on Sept. 5. The Orioles are home that night and Major League Baseball could not move their game. So $121 million quarterback Joe Flacco and his fellow champs were sent to Denver — to face Manning and the team they beat in double overtime on their way to the Super Bowl. “It still bites on everybody,” Broncos receiver Eric Decker said. “It’s tough to kind of relive that game, especially the opportunities I think we left on the field. It’s going to definitely fire us going into this year.” New York Jets coach Rex Ryan, who spent 10 years as an assistant in Baltimore, seemed most interested in — and annoyed by — the Ravens being forced to kick off

the season on the road. “I think that the world champs can open up at home and that’s where I think they should open, at home,” Ryan said. “I think it is common courtesy. I don’t know what gets involved in that. I am not in charge of it, but if I would have been, the Ravens would be opening at home. “If baseball had only 16 games, I might understand it. But just as common courtesy maybe (the Orioles) say, ‘I’ll play this one on the road.” Just from a fan perspective of sports.” In Week 2, Peyton visits Eli’s house. Both Manning brothers often have said it’s uncomfortable yet memorable playing each other; it’s only happened twice, with Peyton and the Colts winning. Even though Peyton now is a Bronco, the dynamic is unchanged for the star quarterbacks. “We haven’t talked about it a whole lot,” Eli said. “More kind of joking and jabs at each other, but obviously anytime you play your brother it is special. It is unique and I cherish those moments whether before the game or looking across during the national anthem and seeing my big brother and seeing him at the coin flip; those are great moments that we’ll cherish.”

The folks in Indy cherished having Peyton Manning as their record-setting quarterback for 13 seasons; he sat out 2011 after several neck surgeries, then was released by the Colts and signed with Denver. The reception he almost certainly will receive at Lucas Oil Stadium will be warm and loud. “It’s always fun when you spend time at a place and then go back,” said Colts kicker Adam Vinatieri, who has done that in Foxborough four times. “I’m sure he’ll get a standing ovation right when he comes out. Hopefully, it will be loud and the fans will make it hard for him (to call plays).” Peyton Manning isn’t the only one returning to a city indelibly linked to his name. Andy Reid is going back to Philadelphia, as coach of the Kansas City Chiefs, and it’s unlikely Eagles fans will give him the friendly reception Manning is sure to receive in Indy. Reid jokingly acted surprised about the Chiefs’ Week 3 trip to the City of Brotherly Love — and, at times, venom for the coach of the Eagles, which Reid was for 14 seasons. Reid and the rest of the Chiefs knew about it long ago, and they got the Thursday night spotlight. “We’re playing Philly?” said Reid, hired by Kansas City days af-

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Humboldt’s individual results:

Eighth grade boys Joe Kline, second, discus, 99’6 1/2”. Jeremiah Schiman, second, 3200-meter run, 15:14; fifth, 1600-meter run, 7:29. John Hole, third, 3200, 15:42, sixth, 75-meter hurdles, 15.63 seconds. Rayce Hoepker, fourth, 1600-meter run, 6:41, sixth, 200-meter dash, 30.65 seconds. Jason Mangold, fourth, 400-meter dash, 1:11; sixth, long jump, 12:2”. Layton Gillespie, fifth, 75-meter hurdles, 15.12 seconds, sixth, 800-meter run, 3:03. Medley relay (Jason Mangold, Rayce Hoepker, Joe Kline, Layton Gillespie), third, 2:21. 4x100-meter relay (Competitors NA), third, 1:05. Seventh grade boys 4x100 (Noah Johnson, Seth Hegwald, Brent Yost, Zach Korte), fourth, 1:06 4x200-meter relay (Josh Vanatta, Evan Gean, Johnson, Hesston Murrow), fourth, 2:11 Medley relay (Murrow, Yost, Vanatta, Jacob Barker), fourth, 2:22 Colin Gillespie, first, high jump, 4’8”; sixth, 800, 3:08. Johnson, first, discus, 86’9”; first, shot put, 34’8”. Wyatt Seufert, second, high jump, 4’6”, third, 800, 2:52. Gean, second, discus, 70’3”. Barker, second, 100-meter dash, 14.11; second, 200, 29.03. Vanatta, second, 1600, 6:15, fourth, 800, 2:59. Murrow, second, high jump, 4’8”. Zach Korte, sixth, discus, 59’9”. Hegwald, sixth, shot, 20’6”. Edward O’Neal-Wilkes, sixth, 200, 34.48. Eighth grade girls 4x100 (Kendra McNutt, Breckon Sutherland, Annalise Whitcomb, Cara Bartlett), first, 1:01. 4x200 (Raven Gillespie, Tilar Wells, Whitcomb, Makaylah McCall), first, 2:13. Medley (McNutt, Sutherland, McCall, Gillespie), second, 2:19. McCall, second, high jump, 4’4”; second, long jump, 11’9”. McNutt, second, 100, 14.98. Wells, second, 800, 3:09; third, high jump, 4’2”. Whitcomb, third, long jump, 11’6”; fourth, shot put, 25’5”. Bartlett, third, 400, 1:15, fifth, 200, 33.04. Paige Durand, fourth, 200, 33.89. Kira McReynolds, fifth, discus, 54’11. Sutherland, fifth, 100, 15.79. Seventh grade girls

ter being fired in Philly. “Nah, it’ll be an exciting atmosphere. It always is at Lincoln Financial Field there. But right now, I’m a Chief, so we’re going to get ourselves ready to play, whenever and wherever we have to play this season.” Other high-profile games: The Sunday night season opener is the Giants at the Cowboys, and the Monday night doubleheader has Philadelphia at Washington — with or without Offensive Rookie of the Year Robert Griffin III, who is rehabilitating a major knee injury — then Houston at San Diego. “I will say this: Here comes the challenge again,” Giants coach Tom Coughlin said. “We didn’t play as well last year on the road as we had in previous years and so that’s a great challenge for our team.”

Crest awards ceremony Thursday COLONY — The Crest High sports awards ceremony will be at 6:30 p.m. Thursday at the Crest gymnasium. The ceremony will honor those participating in cheer, dance, volleyball, cross country, football and basketball. The school will serve cookies, water and tea.

Sports Calendar Humboldt

Iola High School Baseball/Softball Monday, JV vs. CENTRAL HEIGHTS, 4:30 p.m. Tuesday, vs. ANDERSON COUNTY, 4:30 p.m. Friday, at Neodesha, 4:30 p.m. High School Track Tuesday, JV at Fort Scott, 3:30 p.m. Thursday, at Osawatomie, 3:30 p.m. High School Tennis April 29, at Coffeyville, 3 p.m. High School Golf Monday, Buck Quincy Invitational at Allen County Country Club, 1 p.m. Middle School Golf Monday, at Chanute, 3 p.m. Thursday, at Parsons, 1 p.m. Middle School Track Monday, IMS Invitational, 1 p.m.

Marmaton Valley High School Baseball/Softball Monday, at Northeast, 4:30 p.m. Tuesday, vs. ALTOONAMIDWAY, 4:30 p.m. Thursday, vs. CENTRAL HEIGHTS, 4:30 p.m. High School Golf Monday, at JayhawkLinn, 1 p.m. Thursday, at MV Invitational at Cedarbrook in Iola, High School Track Monday, at Uniontown Tuesday, JV at Fort Scott

Southern Coffey Co. High School Track Thursday, at Madison, 3 p.m.

High School Baseball Humboldt Tournament Monday, JV vs. NEODESHA, 4:30 p.m. Tuesday, at Cherryvale, 4:30 p.m. Friday, at Oswego, 4:30 p.m. High School Track Today, at KU Relays Thursday, at Neodesha High School Golf Thursday, at MV Invitational at Cedarbrook in Iola,

Yates Center High School Baseball/Softball Monday, vs. BURLINGTON Friday, vs. UNIONTOWN High School Golf Tuesday, at Neodesha Thursday, at MV Invitational at Cedarbrook in Iola,

Crest High School Track Thursday, at Madison, 3 p.m.

Allen Baseball Today, vs. NEOSHO COUNTY, noon Sunday, vs. NEOSHO COUNTY, 2 p.m. Tuesday, vs. KANSAS WESLEYAN, 3 p.m. Softball Today, vs. ST. LOUIS CC, noon Wednesday, vs. OTTAWA JV, 2 p.m.

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Humboldt Middle School’s Noah Johnson competes at a track meet in Iola earlier this month. Johnson won two golds and helped two relay teams earn two other top-four finishes at a track meet in Yates Center. 4x100 (Rylan Wilhite, Hannah Riebel, Chastity Wells, Sierra Brinkerhoff), first, 1:05. Medley relay (Wilhite, Kaily Wolken, Lizzie Myers, Sydney Houk), first, 2:30. Houk, second, high jump, 3’10”; fourth, 200, 33.4. Kaitie Carpenter, second, 800, 3:39. Brittnee Works, third, high jump, 3’10”’ third, long jump, 12’0”; fifth, 200, 33.9.

Myers, third, 75-meter hurdles, 16.68, fourth, long jump, 11’5”. Denise Johnson, fourth, high jump, 3’10”; fourth, 400, 1:26; sixth, 75 hurdles, 17.40. Brinkerhoff, fourth, 75 hurdles, 16.91; fifth, long jump, 10’11”. Chassis Hoepker, fifth, 800, 3:23. Wolken, sixth, 100, 16.1; sixth, 200, 34.89.

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Heat brace for NBA playoff challenges By BRIAN MAHONEY AP Basketball Writer

Looking for a reason not to pick the Miami Heat to win another NBA title? Don’t check the odds, where the Heat are such an overwhelming favorite that it might as well be Tiger Woods against a weekend hacker. Definitely don’t bother with the Heat’s results, which show exactly three losses since the start of February. And certainly don’t look on the court, where LeBron James sent season-long reminders that he’s better than ever and already the best in the world. The only people who might really believe in caution are the Heat themselves. “There’s going to be trials and tribulations

no matter what, no matter how good of a team you are,” Dwyane Wade said. “There’s going to be a moment in the playoffs where our back is going to be against the wall. And I think everything we’ve done this season will prepare us for that moment. We have a goal, just like every other team that gets into the playoffs, to win a championship. But we understand the process that it takes.” It starts today, when the playoffs start with four first-round games. The Heat will open Sunday against Milwaukee in what’s expected to be a quick series. Then it will be up to someone like the Knicks, Thunder, Spurs, or some other contender, to prove that the next two months aren’t just a formality.

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“They’ve had the best record and they’re the defending champs so they’re the team to beat, but I don’t think it’s much beyond that,” Nets interim coach P.J. Carlesimo said. “I mean, give them their due. They have the best record and they’re the defending champs, so they’re the team that you need to beat, but no, I don’t think anybody is head and shoulders over any. There’s too many good teams.” New York, which won three out of four from Miami, hosts Boston today in the playoff opener. The Nets welcome Chicago for the first postseason game in Brooklyn, while the Western Conference has Golden State visiting Denver, and the Clippers and Memphis Grizzlies squaring off in a firstround rematch. On Sunday, the Lakers go to San Antonio without Kobe Bryant, and defending West champ Oklahoma City faces former Thunder star James Harden and Houston. Indiana and Atlanta meet in the other East game. Miami went 66-16 and has been so dominant since Super Bowl Sunday that the betting site Bovada gave the Heat opening odds to win the championship that it said were “unheard of in recent years” — and then already had to lower them when most of the action was coming in on the Heat, anyway. That dropped Miami to a 2-to-3 favorite, meaning a $3 bet only won $2 more. The Heat were 2-to-9 favorites to win the East, where Indiana and Chicago also beat them multiple times during the regular season. Knicks center Tyson Chandler said the other

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LeBron James and the Miami Heat will open their defense of the NBA crown Sunday. The Heat will host the Milwaukee Bucks in the first round of the playoffs. contenders shouldn’t feel slighted by all the experts that are picking the Heat. “No, not at all. They should pick the Heat,” he said. “They’re the defending champions and they should get that respect. But that’s not what we believe. We haven’t believed in that throughout the year. But they should get that respect because they’ve earned it.” Miami faced plenty of adversity during last season’s championship run. They were down 2-1 to Indiana in the second round, with Wade struggling and Chris Bosh injured. The Celtics took a 3-2 lead in the confer-


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when they chose to rest their superstars down the stretch. “It’s a challenge. Look, these guys are really good. They’re the world champions,” Milwaukee coach Jim Boylan said. “Dwyane Wade has won multiple NBA championships, LeBron is going to win multiple NBA championships before it’s all over and let’s not forget Chris Bosh and Ray Allen and all the other guys, too. Shane Battier. Great players. They present a large, large number of problems.”

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N.Y. Yankees (Kuroda 2-1) at Toronto (Buehrle 1-0), 1:07 p.m. Kansas City (E.Santana 1-1) at Boston (Dempster 0-1), 1:10 p.m. Detroit (Porcello 0-1) at L.A. Angels (Richards 0-0), 3:05 p.m. Minnesota (Diamond 0-1) at Chicago White Sox (Floyd 0-3), 3:05 p.m. L.A. Dodgers (Beckett 0-2) at Baltimore (W.Chen 0-2), 7:05 p.m. Cleveland (Kazmir 0-0) at Houston (Humber 0-3), 7:10 p.m. Oakland (Parker 0-2) at Tampa Bay (Hellickson 0-1), 7:10 p.m. Seattle (Maurer 1-2) at Texas (Tepesch 1-1), 8:05 p.m. Miami (LeBlanc 0-3) at Cincinnati (Arroyo 2-1), 1:10 p.m. Washington (G.Gonzalez 1-1) at N.Y. Mets (Hefner 0-2), 3:05 p.m. Atlanta (Maholm 3-0) at Pittsburgh (Ja.McDonald 1-2), 7:05 p.m. St. Louis (Lynn 2-0) at Philadelphia (Lee 2-0), 7:05 p.m. Chicago Cubs (E.Jackson 0-2) at Milwaukee (Burgos 0-0), 7:10 p.m. Arizona (Cahill 0-2) at Colorado (J.De La Rosa 1-1), 8:10 p.m. San Diego (Richard 0-1) at San Francisco (Lincecum 1-0), 9:05 p.m. Sunday’s Games N.Y. Yankees at Toronto, 1:07 p.m. Kansas City at Boston, 1:35 p.m. L.A. Dodgers at Baltimore, 1:35 p.m. Oakland at Tampa Bay, 1:40 p.m. Cleveland at Houston, 2:10 p.m. Minnesota at Chicago White Sox, 2:10 p.m. Seattle at Texas, 3:05 p.m. Detroit at L.A. Angels, 3:35 p.m. Miami at Cincinnati, 1:10 p.m. Washington at N.Y. Mets, 1:10 p.m. Atlanta at Pittsburgh, 1:35 p.m. Chicago Cubs at Milwaukee, 2:10 p.m. San Diego at San Francisco, 4:05 p.m. Arizona at Colorado, 4:10 p.m. St. Louis at Philadelphia, 8:05 p.m.

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Sat., April 27, 2013 – 10 am


Seller: Donald Yocom Estate

From Gridley 6 miles E. on hwy 58 to Kafir Ln., ž mile N. to 5th. Place, ½ mile W. or from Burlington Ks. 5 miles S.on 75 hwy to 6th Road, 1 mile W. to Lynx Road, Âź mile S. to 5th place, Âź mile W. or from hwy 75 and 58, 1 mile W. to Lynx Road, ž mile N. to 5th Place, Âź mile W.Â

251 2220 Street Humboldt, KS 66783 1-1.5 mi. South of Zillah School At 10 am will run two rings household and wood working tools

FURNITURE & HOUSEHOLD ITEMS: 2-recliner cloth; sofa; dishwasher Maytag; range gas Frigidaire; washing machine Maytag; dryer electric; microwave Sharp; refrigerator Whirlpool side by side; depfreeze Frigidaire; everyday glassware and pots & pans; basket collection; GPS like new; nice wood dining room table with 6 chairs; metal desk; computer like new; 2 flat screen TV’s; wood book selves; desk; fire proof filing cabinet; china hutch wood; curved glass China hutch; Kerosene lamps; lots of lamps; 2 straight back arm chairs; coffee table; grand father clock; nice wood flower stand; vases; crochet doilies; nice old quilts; 2 quilt racks; PN Hirsch sewing machine in cabinet; 1 full size bedroom suit with 7 drawer dresser with mirror and 5 drawer dresser; 1 full size bedroom suit with 9 drawer dresser with mirror and 5 drawer dresser and end table; 1 king size water bed; 2 digital cameras; Mantle clock, plus lots more items. ANTIQUES & COLLECTABLES: old oval China hutch; lots of red glassware; crystal glasses; 12 piece set of China Noritake white with gold trim; green glassware; brass spittoon; old Lionel train set in box Super Chief; gold bracelet; diamond dinner ring plus more Items. WOOD WORKING TOOLS: electric engraver; 51 pc hobby knife set; Craftsman tools router stencil set; Craftsman cordless drills; metal desk; 2 electric sanders; scroll saw several; 2 tool boxes; router/bits (table mounted); drill bits; small rolling tool box; hammers; screwdrivers; pliers; wrenches; wooden work bench 20’ x 3’; DeWalt hammer drill; detail sander; DeWalt cordless circle saw, DeWalt trim cutter; Roto zip circle cutter; router; circle saw; Craftsman miter saw; wood clamps; Craftsman planer 12�; small iron wood heating stove; Shop Smith; 12� band saw; propane heater; hand saws; Craftsman sander; 2 Work Mate bench; router/ tools table mounted; computer controlled carving machine; 2 car jacks; drill press; Craftsman router table mounted; angle grinder; DeWalt radial arm saw; electric chain saw; nuts; knobs; bolts; screws; hinges; electric fan; paint brushes; c- clamps; wood vise; rubber mallets; grind stone; 16� x 32� pc of marble; stools; chairs; wooden tool box with tools; wood lumber Cedar 11’ x 8�, Oak 8’ X 8�, plus more lumber saw lumber; alum step ladders; gas weedeater and electric weedeaters; rakes; shovels; axes; scoop. VEHICLES: 2004 Chevy Silverado super cab 4x4 V8 (clean); 1999 cadillac Deville 4 door white (clean); 1972 Golden Eagle coach 40’ with 8v71 Detroit had a very nice conversion done on it for traveling; Chevy model 60 grain truck. FARM EQUIPMENT: 1973 Case 1370-SN8710209-Koyker loader (duals trans.-has problems); 1987 Case 3594-SN9949028-MFWD; 1984 Versatile SN059054 4WD 20.8x38 duals; 79 WW 16’ stock trailer very clean; Great Plans 30’ solid stand drill bifold; John Deere 15’ Batwing rotary mower; 425 John Deere riding lawn mower 60� gas; post hole digger 3 PT; 2 wheel alum tank; John Deere 1010 field cultivator, hay elevator PTO; Fruehauf tandem box trailer 45’; 1000 gal fuel tank trailer mounted; rotary mower deck scrap; old fertilizer spreader and lots more farm items. There are a lot more items that could not be listed. Your Patronage is Appreciated See for pictures

Will have lunch wagon and port-potty for your convenience. Terms: Cash or approved check. All items must be settled for and removed day of sale. Not responsible for accidents or theft. Announcements day of sale take precedence over printed material.

Auction to be held by:

Allen County Auction Service Allen County Realty, Inc. Auctioneers: Jack Franklin Ross Daniels Gerald Gary

Phone - (620) 365-3178

Absolute Auction! Sunday, April 28th, 2013 • 11 am New Strawn Community Building in New Strawn, KS 3 mi. North of Burlington on Hwy 75 (look for the signs) Auction starts promptly at 11. Vehicles sell at Noon followed by farm, industrial and mowing equipment. All announcements on day of auction take precedence over previous information.

2001 Ford F-250, 4WD, ext cab; 2001 Cadillac Deville sedan, 56K miles; 1997 Mazda Miata convertible; Bobcat CT225 compact tractor with loader, 27HP; Long model 60 tractor with Curtis 210 loader, 60HP; Kubota model B6100E compact tractor with loader; Bonanza 17’ BP stock trailer; Condor T-40 aerial lift, 4WD, 4 cyl. Diesel, 46’ working height; Swisher Z-Max zero-turn mower with 60� cut; Craftsman DLT 3000 mower with 42� cut; Bobcat brand rotary mower with 60� cut, 3 pt. mount; 2 bale spears, 3 pt. and bucket mount; 3 sets of aluminum ATV/Mower ramps; 5 metal stock tanks; 10 nice saddles including Hereford, J&L, NBHA, Buxton; 3 upright stainless steel tool boxes, ball bearing rollers, measure 62�x 27�x 18�, like new; Hundreds upon hundreds of various tools and attachments including Cut-off saw, drill presses, air compressors, electric nail and staple guns; angle grinders; socket sets and much more! This is a very small portion of items being sold and were still adding to it. A full salebill and pictures can be viewed at

Seller • Cecilia Jennings Trust Concessions available

No Reserves and No Buyer’s Premium. All merchandise will sell to the highest bidder regardless of price.


Sealed Bids

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ANW Special Education Cooperative will be taking bids on the following vehicles: 2002 Ford Econoline Cargo Van with approximately 114,800 miles and a 2001 Ford Econoline E-150 Passenger Van with approximately 96,450 miles. Arrangements to inspect the vehicles can be made through ANW, 710 Bridge St., Humboldt or by calling 620-473-2257. Inspection times will be from 8:30a.m.- 3:30p.m. MondayFriday. Sealed bids must be submitted to ANW Cooperative, 710 Bridge St., Humboldt, KS 66748 by noon on May 3rd. Bids will be opened on May 8th at the monthly Board meeting. ANW Board of Education reserves the right to accept or reject any or all bids on these vehicles.

Scrapping for Kathy! Please join us for a day of fun, in honor of Kathy Young, to raise money for education scholarships April 27th 9-6 at the Humboldt High school. The cost of the day is $25 and includes lunch and door prize registration. Bring your project and share with others and learn. Send your check by April 20th to: Glenda AikinsHIll, 1905 Connecticut Rd., Humboldt, KS 66748.



Mike & Connie Lawrence

(2) 36’ x 12’ sheds on wood skids, to be moved; 1980 International dump truck, 10’ bed; 8’ x 20’ shop built flat bed trailer; shop tools and equipment; Lawn and Garden; Appliances and Furniture; Antiques and Collectibles; Misc. Note: There are a lot of boxes and totes that have not been gone through yet. For complete sale bill and pictures check the web sites: boone, or e-mail

Concessions and restroom day of sale

E. Boone Auctions Eric Boone Call 620-625-3246 or 620-496-6312 The Auction Company that sells your sale with dignity and integrity

Oil Before the State Corporation Commission of the State of Kansas Notice of Filing Application RE: E K Energy, LLCApplication for a permit to authorize the disposal of saltwater into the Meiwes WD2, Located in Allen County, KS TO: All Oil & Gas Producers, Unleased Mineral Interest Owners, Landowners, and all persons whomever concerned. YOU, and each of you, are hereby notified that E K Energy, LLC has filed an application to commence the disposal of saltwater into the Arbuckle formation at the Meiwes WD-2, located in the E 1/2 of NE 1/4 Section 12 Township 24 Range 18E Allen County, Kansas with a maximum operating pressure of 500 and a maximum injection rate of 3500 bbls per day. ANY persons who object to or protest this application shall be required to file their objections or protest with the Conservation Division of the State Corporation Commission of the State of Kansas within thirty (30) days from the date of this publication. These protests shall be filed pursuant to Commission regulations and must state specific reasons why granting the application may cause waste, violate correlative rights or pollute the natural resources of the State of Kansas. ALL persons interested or concerned shall take notice of the foregoing and shall govern themselves accordingly.

E K Energy, LLC P.O. Box 267 Colony, KS 66015 David Kimzey (620) 496-6257

(Published in The Iola Register Apr. 20, 2013)

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Saturday Apr. 27 th 10 a.m. 1184 5th Place Gridley, KS

Services Offered

Oil Before the State Corporation Commission of the State of Kansas Notice of Filing Application RE: Thompson Oil Co. Application for a permit to authorize the disposal of saltwater into the Monfort well #1-DA, Located in Allen County, KS TO: All Oil & Gas Producers, Unleased Mineral Interest Owners, Landowners, and all persons whomever concerned. YOU, and each of you, are hereby notified that Thompson Oil Co. has filed an application to commence the disposal of saltwater into the Arbuckle formation at the Monfort well #1-DA, located in the NW-SESW-NW sec 15 TWP 24 range 18E, Allen County, Kansas with a maximum operating pressure of 300 and a maximum injection rate of 3500 bbls per day. ANY persons who object to or protest this application shall be required to file their objections or protest with the Conservation Division of the State Corporation Commission of the State of Kansas within thirty (30) days from the date of this publication. These protests shall be filed pursuant to Commission regulations and must state specific reasons why granting the application may cause waste, violate correlative rights or pollute the natural resources of the State of Kansas. ALL persons interested or concerned shall take notice of the foregoing and shall govern themselves accordingly.

Thompson Oil Co. 2260 N. Dakota Rd. Iola, KS (620) 363-1045

(Published in The Iola Register Apr. 20, 2013)

CLEANING SERVICES, for homes, businesses, events and home buyers/sellers, excellent references, 620-228-8078. • Custom Cabinetry • Flooring • Granite Countertops Eddie Abbott

620-365-9018 Call for your personal in-home consultation.


PRODUCTS, INC. 802 N. Industrial Rd., Iola

(620) 365-5588 Lawn and Garden

COMPOSTED COW MANURE $30 pickup load. Call Harry 620-365-9176 MANTIS TILLERS IN STOCK FOR SPRING Your Authorized Dealer J & W Equipment Iola 620-365-2341 LADYBUG GREENHOUSE 731 S. Kentucky, Iola Open 8a.m.-7p.m. Monday-Saturday Sunday Noon-7p.m. 620-365-3997

Help Wanted Services Offered ALL THINGS BASEMENTY! Basement Systems Inc. Call us for all of your basement needs! Waterproofing? Finishing? Structural Repairs? Humidity and Mold Control. FREE ESTIMATES! Call 1-888-7205583. IOLA MINI-STORAGE 323 N. Jefferson Call 620-365-3178 or 365-6163 FALL FOLIAGE NEW ENGLAND TOUR, includes Vermont, New Hampshire, Maine, New York, Canada, and much more. October 5th thru October 18th 2013. For more information call 620421-0276 or 620-421-2358. SPENCER’S CONSTRUCTION HOME REMODELING Also buying any scrap vehicles and junk iron 620-228-3511

CMAs. Tara Gardens and Arrowood Lane Residential Care Communities are currently seeking CMAs for the 2-10 shift. Please apply in person at Arrowood Lane, 615 E. Franklin, Humboldt. FFX, Inc., Fredonia, KS, is expanding our fleet in your area. If you are looking for: home every 2 weeks or more, locally/ family owned, top wages, excellent customer base. Requires 2 year experience, CDL Class A license. Call 866-681-2141 or 620-378-3304.


Medication Aides / CMA All Shifts

Sparkles Cleaning & Painting Interior/Exterior painting and wallpaper stripping Brenda Clark 620-228-2048

Apply in person. Ask for Jodie or Meredith.

STORAGE & RV OF IOLA WEST HIGHWAY 54, 620-365-2200. Regular/ Boat/RV storage, LP gas, fenced, supervised, www.

2620 N. Kentucky • Iola

SUPERIOR BUILDERS. New Buildings, Remodeling, Concrete, Painting and All Your Carpenter Needs, including replacement windows and vinyl siding. 620-365-6684 RADFORD TREE SERVICE Tree trimming & removal Licensed, Insured 620-365-6122 S & S TREE SERVICE Licensed, Insured, Free Estimates 620-365-5903

Fountain Villa

Help Wanted SUBSTANCE ABUSE COUNSELOR. Substance Abuse Center of Kansas is seeking to fill FT/PT position in SE Kansas. Successful applicants will possess extensive knowledge and expertise in the area of substance abuse, pharmacology, client placement criteria, case management and community resources. Minimum qualifications include Associate degree (Bachelor’s degree preferred), and licensure by BSRB (LAC). Must be proficient in the use of computer applications. This position requires travel, valid driver’s license and reliable transportation. Send resume to: Substance Abuse Center of Kansas, 731 N. Water, Suite #2, Wichita, KS 67203, FULL-TIME DELIVERY PERSON, must have Class A CDL license. Benefit package. Fill out application online at www. or send resume to Diebolt Lumber, 2661 Nebraska Rd., LaHarpe, KS 66751 1-888-444-4346. IT SYSTEM ADMINISTRATOR: Chanute bank is looking for an experienced IT System Administrator. Will be responsible for installing, supporting, and maintaining servers and network. Assist IT support staff regarding PC, hardware/software, and network issues. Prefer experience with Windows Server 2003, 2008 and VMware. Must be able to lift at least 50 lbs. We offer competitive salary, benefits that include 401(k), Medical, Dental, Life, Disability, Vision and Cancer insurance. Mail resumes to: PO Box 628, Chanute, KS 66720. DRIVER/SERVICE person needed for manufacturer of concrete burial vaults. Make deliveries and set up services at cemeteries. Must have valid driver’s license with two or fewer points and ability to be insured by company. Along with a good MVR, must be able to obtain medical card. Ability to perform physical labor and comfortable dealing with clients. Full-time position. Job is based in Iola. Please apply in person at: D of K Vaults, 304 Portland, Iola, KS, Monday-Friday from 7a.m.-4p.m. FULL-TIME AFTERNOON/ EVENING CUSTODIAL & MAINTENANCE STAFF position open at Allen Community College. Daily cleaning and light maintenance duties. Must be available some weekends on a rotational basis. Experience preferred. Competitive salary and excellent benefit package. Submit a letter of interest, resume and contact information for three references to: Personnel Office, Allen Community College, 1801 N. Cottonwood, Iola, KS 66749. ACC is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. COOK. Windsor Place is taking applications for a cook. Starting wage $9 per hour. Apply at 600 E. Garfield, Iola, Andrea Rogers, Dietary Manager.

The Anderson County Sheriff’s Office is taking applications for a F ULL -T IME 911 D ISPATCHER position until April 26, 2013. Must be 18 years of age, have a high school diploma or equivalent, be able to obtain a Kansas drivers license, and pass extensive background checks. The successful candidate will be subject to working 12 hr shifts, holidays, weekends and alternating shifts. Starting pay $12.66/hr. Applications and job description are available MondayFriday, between the hours of 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. at the Sheriff’s Office, 135 E. 5th Ave., Garnett, KS. Anderson County is an Equal Opportunity Employer and position is “Veterans Preference� eligible (VPE), State Law - K.S.A. 73-201.


Services Offered


EXCAVATING Taking Care Of All Your Dirt Work Needs For Sale: Top Soil - Fill Dirt Operators: RJ Helms 365-9569 Mark Wade 496-8754


Warehouse Associates in Coffeyville, KS Earn up to

$11.25 per hour

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Help Wanted

Mobile Home for Sale

THE MONARCH CEMENT COMPANY has an opening for a Help Desk Support Level 1 technician who will provide assistance to users. Job tasks include setting up equipment for employee use, performing or ensuring proper installation of cables, operating systems, peripheral equipment, or appropriate software; performing minor repairs to hardware, software, or peripheral equipment; and providing on-site training to employees. Applicants should have strong telephone and interpersonal skills; computer hardware and software skills; and able to lift a minimum of 50 pounds. Send resumes to: The Monarch Cement Company, Attn: Karen Jarred, PO Box 1000, Humboldt, KS 66748.

1997 SUNSHINE 16x80, 3BEDROOM, 2-bath, $12,000, 620-228-4677.

DAY/NIGHT COOKS AND CAR HOPS, Sonic Drive-In of Iola is looking for a few dependable people! Good wages for good workers! Must be able to pass drug & background screenings. Apply in person ONLY! No phone calls please. EOE FULL-TIME CLERK/PARTTIME DRIVER. Apply in person at Duane’s Flowers, 5 S. Jefferson. HEISLER HAY & GRAIN is accepting applications for CLASS A CDL DRIVERS. Come work for a local company with family values. Health insurance and vacation are available to full-time drivers. Must be self-motivated, clean, and drug free. Drivers with Pneumatic experience is a bonus but will consider all applicants. For application or interview details please call 620-473-3440. Drug test and driving test will be done before hiring. (5) positions are available, so please call, these positions will fill fast.

Merchandise for Sale DISH Network: Starting at $19.99/month (for 12 months) & High Speed Internet starting at $14.95/month (where available). SAVE! Ask about SAME DAY installation! CALL now! 1-866-691-9724 MEDICAL ALERT FOR SENIORS, 24/7 monitoring. FREE Equipment. FREE Shipping. Nationwide Service. $29.95/Month CALL Medical Guardian Today 877-531-3048. PROFLOWERS - Thrill Mom! Enjoy 50 percent off the All the Frills Bouquet $19.99, plus take 20 percent off your order over $29! Go to www.Proflowers. com/heart or call 1-877-7634206.

Pets and Supplies CREATIVE CLIPS BOARDING & GROOMING Clean, Affordable. Shots required. If you want the best, forget the rest! Call Jeanne 620-363-8272

Real Estate for Rent IOLA, 506 N. VERMONT, 3BEDROOM, very nice, CH/CA, appliances, fenced backyard, carport, $695 monthly, 620-4966161 or 620-496-2222. NEW DUPLEX, 2-BEDROOM, CH/CA, appliances, garage. Ready now, taking applications, 620-228-2231. QUALITY AND AFFORDABLE HOMES available for rent now, FOR RENT OR SELL ON CONTRACT, 710 E. LINCOLN, 4-BEDROOMS, 2-bath, CH/ CA, $550 monthly, $550 deposit, 620-228-7510.

Real Estate for Sale Allen County Realty Inc. 620-365-3178 John Brocker. . . . 620-365-6892 Carolynn Krohn. . 620-365-9379 Jim Hinson. . . . . . 620-365-5609 Jack Franklin. . . . 620-365-5764 Brian Coltrane. . . 620-496-5424 Dewey Stotler . . . 620-363-2491

Price Reduced

DREAM HOME FOR SALE. 402 S. Elm, Iola, Grand 3-story 1897 home on 3 lots. 4,894 sq. ft., Corian countertops, WoodMode cabinets and SubZero fridge/freezer. $175,000. Call 620-365-9395 for Susan Lynn or Dr. Brian Wolfe More info and pictures at classifieds

Saturday, April 20, 2013


Connection is made to vitamin D-3 and weight Dear Dr. Roach: Is there any connection between extremely low vitamin D-3 level (mine was 15) and weight retention? I recently caught the tail end of some doctor’s show on TV and I counted back: Summer of 2010, I started losing weight. I was swimming a lot for exercise, and it kept coming off. By fall I was wearing “vintage” clothing I’d never discarded. I’ve settled in at 130 (down from 170). In May 2010, my D-3 had tested at 15. I was shocked: I already had a tan and was taking 1,000 IU daily. But I had been listless, useless, and just thought it was my age (then 85). It took more than six months to get to 51, sometimes taking as much as 50,000 IU three times a week. — S.L. Answer: Some aspects of vitamin D remain controversial; others are not. It is generally accepted that adequate calcium and vitamin D are essential for daily health. It is also true that there is a lot of vitamin D deficiency in this country — how many are deficient depends on how strictly you define “deficiency,” but anywhere from 10 percent

to 75 percent has been quoted. It’s also clear that replacing deficient vitamin D can improve strength and energy levels.

Dr. Keith Roach To Your Good Health What isn’t clear is whether everybody should be taking vitamin D, or should be tested for it. I recommend testing or vitamin D supplementation if there is a risk factor for deficiency; these include older age, darker skin, staying indoors and living north of Atlanta or Los Angeles. That’s a lot of people. It’s also not clear if vitamin D helps people lose weight. Some studies have said yes, but it’s not completely conclusive. I have to say I’ve never seen your degree of weight loss from vitamin D supplementation, and I am reassured by your feeling good with lots of energy. But there are medical conditions that cause weight loss (excess thyroid comes to mind) that it would be prudent to look for.

DAILY CRYPTOQUOTES - Here’s how to work it:

Sudoku is like a crossword puzzle, but uses numbers instead of words. The puzzle is a box of 81 squares, subdivided into 3x3 cubes of 9 squares each. Some squares are filled in with numbers. The rest should be filled in by the puzzler. Fill in the blank squares allowing the numbers 1-9 to appear only once in every row, once in every column and once in every 3x3 box. One-star puzzles are for beginners, and the difficulty gradually increases through the week to a very challenging fivestar puzzle.

Garage Sale IOLA THEATER, S. WASHINGTON, Saturday 9-11 cash only, SIDEWALK SALE. Steel doors, theater seats, TV & VCR, playpen, other assorted items. All proceeds go to restore theater.

Apartments for Rent APPLICATIONS are currently being accepted for apartments at Townhouse East, 217 North St., Iola. Maintenance free homes, appliances, and affordable rent for elderly, handicapped and disabled. For more information call 620-3655143 or hearing/speech impairment 1-800-766-3777. Equal Housing Opportunity.



by Jerry Scott and Jim Borgman

by Chris Browne


by Young and Drake


by Kirkman & Scott


by Tom Batiuk


by Chance Browne


by Mort Walker

B6 Saturday, April 20, 2013

The Iola Register

QUESTIONS & ATTITUDE Compelling questions ... and maybe a few actual answers


A couple of questions we just had to ask — ourselves

Daytona Beach News-Journal/DAVID MASSEY

The Energizer Bunny needs to have a long talk with Junior about battery power.

What happened to Junior at Texas?

GODSPEAK: Battery failure. Don’t most teams have a switch in the cockpit to change batteries? Earnhardt has gone real old school. It won’t happen again. KEN’S CALL: He made more mistakes than a 15-year-old in his first day with a learner’s permit. Nowhere to go but up.

What makes Brad Keselowski think he can win a fight with NASCAR?


Truex Jr. has 2nd-place blues after runner-up at Texas Since Martin Truex Jr. won his only Sprint Cup race at Dover in 2007, he’s been working diligently toward returning to Victory Lane. After suffering the demise of Dale Earnhardt Inc., then the growing pains of startup Michael Waltrip Racing, Truex is back at a competitive level. He would have won at Texas on Saturday night if, 1. There had not been any cautions in the last 25 laps, and 2. His pit crew would have been faster. But there was a caution, and Kyle Busch’s team got him out of the pits one second faster than Truex. On the last restart, with

nothing but clean air in front of him, Busch darted away from Truex for the win. The record book shows that since his win six years ago, Truex has finished second — or as they say in racing, “the first loser” — an agonizing six times. Harry Gant knows the feeling. When he jumped into the Cup Series in 1980, he posted eight second-place finishes before winning in 1982. And don’t forget Mark Martin, five-time runner-up to the NASCAR champion.

A difference prism

While Truex was unhappy with second, Carl Edwards was thrilled with third at Texas. His No. 99 Ford was squirrelly when the race started, his tailpipe later cracked, and then his safety harness came loose. He fought through all of that to score a podium finish. “It was pretty eventful,” Edwards said. “We had a very long night. We came home third, but that’s a gift for us. I know Martin’s not happy with second, but I’m real happy with third.”

Danica’s Texas

After battling to a 12thplace finish at Martinsville, Danica Patrick had an “ugh” performance at Texas. She started 42nd, never got up to speed and finished 28th, three laps behind the lead pack. “It was a tough night,” Patrick said. “The car was just kind of all over the place at the beginning. Tony Gibson (crew chief) and the GoDaddy guys kept working on it all night, and we made some improvements on it. The pit crew did a good job on the stops. We just need to get better on the 1.5-mile tracks. I know the team will keep working at it. We’ll see what we can do in Kansas.”

GODSPEAK: Get in the cage with the tiger and expect the claw. No whip is big enough to keep the big cat off you when it pins its ears back. KEN’S CALL: You can’t blame his giant mug of Miller Lite, because he was cleareyed when he lashed out. And by the way, he can’t win.

ONLINE EXTRAS news-journalonline. com/nascar nascardaytona


NASCAR penalties and visiting the president equals a busy week for the 2012 Cup Series champion.

Brad Keselowski takes his issues to the White House?

Well, kinda. Technically, Keselowski’s Tuesday visit to the White House simply falls in line with all of the other visits by sports teams. President Barack Obama has apparently made it his quest to meet every championship team of every sport, every year. If you only read the sports pages, you’d swear it was his intended presidential legacy. As for Kez seeking high-level intervention in his on-running feud with NASCAR officials, it’s probably not the right time or place – which means, of course, you’d never put it past him.

Why were all the old-time onlookers chuckling at Keselowski last week?

Because during his post-Texas rant, where he accused NASCAR of unfairly targeting his team, he actually said: “We’re not going to take it. We’re not going to be treated this way.” Funny stuff. NASCAR has a 60-year track record of doing whatever it wants, to whomever it wants, so as much as we like Keselowski, and even if his anger is justified, his battle is decidedly uphill.

Bruton Smith, Hall of Famer?

Not so fast. NASCAR released the names of the 25 people who made it onto the new list of nominees for this year’s Hall of Fame voting, and Bruton – a longtime NASCAR and France family nemesis – finally made the list. He might just get the vote. The nominating committee is loaded with NASCAR leaders and many with close associations, so for Bruton Smith, nomination was probably the hardest part. Ken Willis has been covering NASCAR for The Daytona Beach News-Journal for 27 years. Reach him at


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Truex is tired of bridesmaid honors. He wants to wear the white dress … well, you know what we mean.

WHAT’S ON TAP? SPRINT CUP: STP 400 SITE: Kansas City, Kan. SCHEDULE: Friday, practice (Speed, 1 p.m.), qualifying (Speed, 4:40 p.m.). Saturday, practice (Speed, 10 a.m. and 12:30 p.m.) Sunday, race (Fox, coverage begins at 12:30 p.m., green flag at 1:16 p.m.) TRACK: Kansas Speedway (1.5mile, oval) RACE DISTANCE: 267 laps, 400.5 miles

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GODWIN’S KANSAS PICKS Godwin Kelly is the Daytona Beach News-Journal’s motorsports editor and has covered NASCAR for 30 years. Reach him at godwin.kelly@

DARK HORSE: Brian Vickers FIRST ONE OUT: Josh Wise DON’T BE SURPRISED IF: The time is right for Bowyer, the Kansas driver, to win on his home soil.

WINNER: Clint Bowyer REST OF THE TOP FIVE: Matt Kenseth, Martin Truex Jr., Jimmie Johnson, Brad Keselowski BIGGEST DISAPPOINTMENT: Tony Stewart



Brad Keselowski vs. Robin Pemberton: Inspectors confiscated parts from both Penske Racing cars at Texas, and Keselowski lashed out against NASCAR. Godwin Kelly gives his take: “I have never seen someone get so emotional about rear housing parts. Wonder what NASCAR finds in the No. 2 Ford at Kansas.”


JIMMIE JOHNSON Will soon match Jeff Gordon for kids produced

BRAD KESELOWSKI Fighting “the man” is a losing battle

CARL EDWARDS Missouri native should be nervous about Kansas

GREG BIFFLE It’s an oddnumbered year, yet he’s doing OK

KASEY KAHNE Tip your cap to this week’s Kansas winner

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JOEY LOGANO This is what we expected a few years ago

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JUNIOR EARNHARDT Think he was ready to get out of Texas?

CLINT BOWYER Home game this week






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Rank Driver Points 1 Jimmie Johnson --2 Brad Keselowski -9 3 Kyle Busch -18 4 Greg Biffle -30 5 Carl Edwards -35 5 Dale Earnhardt Jr. -35 7 Kasey Kahne -37 8 Clint Bowyer -61 9 Joey Logano -62 10 Paul Menard -63 11 Matt Kenseth -65 12 Kevin Harvick -77 13 Jamie McMurray -79 14 AricHE Almirola -83 15 Jeff Gordon -98 16 Martin Truex Jr. -100 16 Ryan Newman -100 16 Marcos Ambrose -100 19 302 Mark -103 S. WMartin ASHINGTON • IOLA 20 Ricky Stenhouse Jr. -107 (620) 365-2111 21 Casey Mears -110 22 Tony Stewart -111 23 Jeff Burton -117 24 Kurt Busch -118 25 Denny Hamlin -124 26 Danica Patrick -134 27 Juan Montoya -144 28 Dave Blaney -146 29 J.J. Yeley -155 30 Bobby Labonte -162 30 David Ragan -162 32 David Reutimann -169

Jeff Gordon is a four-time Sprint Cup champion. Before the NRA 500 at Texas Motor Speedway, he spoke to the media on a variety of topics.

Next weekend, you take a new car to a freshly paved 1.5-mile Kansas Speedway. How difficult is that going to be? “It’s going to be tough. Those are not my favorite kinds of tracks, the newly repaved tracks. The tires are extremely LIthere durable, so that makes it very edgy, (and CEDis not a) lot O WeO of grip. We are going to really have to be on our game. UR are going to be challenged at that one. I think we have made gains, so I’m confident that we can make improvements for when we get there, but it’s going to be tough.”

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It’s when it just blows and you don’t have any warning, that is the toughest thing.”

Do you feel like you have a good handle on who the contenders are at this point, or is it still too early? “I will be honest with you, I don’t even think that is where our focus is right now. Our focus is on making our car go faster each time we get to the track. I think our short-track program is good, but the mile-and-a-half stuff is really where you have got to be good, if you are going to be a threat for the We have not really been a threat at those Rchampionship. DER tracks.”



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