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SOFTBALL Yates Center falls short of state See B2

Island tour featured at museum

IHS students spent Thursday afternoon competing in different games for the last day of school. Above, Emery Driskel, a sophomore, finishes an obstacle course. Inset, Jo Lohman, a sophomore, tries to finish off a Snickers during the foodeating relay as students watch in anticipation.

Former Iolan Sheridan (Larson) Brull and husband Justin will tell about their experiences while serving with the Peace Corps in Vanuatu at the Osa and Martin Johnson Safari Museum in Chanute at 2 o’clock this afternoon. The museum is in the old Santa Fe depot. They have had a display of things they brought back from their stint of service in the South Pacific at the museum since April. The display will remain another month or so. “We will talk about some of the things on display and what we did while living in Vanuatu,” Sheridan told the Register. Her parents are Lonnie and Stephanie Larson. She teaches English at Mulvane High School; her husband, a native of Hays, is studying education at Wichita State University. The display at the Safari Museum parallels in many respects artifacts Osa and Martin Johnson carried back to the United States and Chanute, Osa’s hometown, from their groundbreaking documentary experiences in the South Pacific during the first half of the 20th century.

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IHS celebrates last day with competitions

Former Iolan hopes to score Success of video clip could open doors

tions on those core melodies. Carlene figures a minimum of $30,000 is needed to get a bare-bones version of the play produced. Two years ago she staged a few of the songs and has since done a lot of rewriting. “I’m really pleased with the new version,” she said.


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‘Jar’ story still resonates By BOB JOHNSON

Megan (Stewart) Felt told Iola Rotarians Thursday how Irena Sendler saved 2,500 Jewish children from almost certain death during World War II. Felt and three other Uniontown High School students, starting in 1999, developed a National History Day project that focused on Sendler’s role to undermine Nazi intentions of exterminating Jews in the Warsaw Ghetto. The play “Life in a Jar” — later a book and Hallmark Channel movie — evolved from the students’ project to tell Sendler’s story. “Jar” became an integral part of the title because Sendler jotted down the names of children saved, placed the names in a jar and buried the jars near an apple tree, “not far from a German barracks.” Felt was a freshman when she and the others picked the Holocaust — the Nazi murders of Jews and other “undesirables” — for a year-long

project. Norm Conard, now director of the Lowell Milken Center in Fort Scott and then a UHS history teacher, showed them a folder of clippings. One — from a 1994 issue of U.S. News and World Report — mentioned Sender’s role in saving Jewish children. “We found just one site on Google that mentioned Sendler,” Felt said, and thought an estimate of 2,500 children saved probably was in error, that it more likely was 250. “We started looking for her burial site, but then found she was still alive.” That prompted them to write a letter to Sendler, explaining what they wanted to do. “One day one of the girls came running down the only hall in Uniontown High, yelling that we had gotten a response,” Felt said. To their exasperation the letter was written in Polish. “We found a translator at KU. The first thing the letter said was, ‘To my dear and beloved girls,’” Felt recalled. See SENDLER | Page A6

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A 90-second video may make or break Carlene Meredith Cogliati’s future as a musical director. The Iola native, now of Humboldt, Calif., has written a musical that she hopes will someday see the big stage. A 90-second segment of the musical is now posted on YouTube where judges for America’s Got Talent will pick 40 video spots among thousands of submissions. “It was hard to find a 90-second segment that represents the essence of a twohour production,” said Carlene in a telephone interview earlier this week. Carlene’s hope is that the audition will adequately pique judges’ curiosity and her two cast members will get a shot at being on the reality TV show that some-

Carlene Meredith Cogliati times gives budding artists a long-awaited break. “If we get a shot at national TV, then the hope is that my play will draw interest for someone to produce it,” she said. Carlene’s musical is more than some local theater group could perform. The cast is “easily 40 to 60,” she said, not including orchestra. And there are 10 main songs with twice that many varia-

‘We are the champions...’

CARLENE has been working on the production for more than half of her life. “I developed the initial idea over 30 years ago,” she said. “Twenty years ago, I did a little bit of writing. For the past five years, it’s basically consumed my life.” Carlene graduated from Iola High School in 1974. Her parents are Phyllis Meredith Shetlar, a local artist, and the late Leslie Meredith, a biology instructor at Allen Community College. After IHS, Carlene attended ACC for two years. From there she attended Emporia See SCORE | Page A4

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Iola High’s Mustangs hoist senior Eric Heffern as he holds the Class 4A regional championship plaque Thursday after the Mustangs defeated Fort Scott, 17-6, to earn the school’s first ever trip to the state baseball tournament. Details of the championship are on Page B1. 75 Cents

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News from Carlyle Mother’s Day services were held at the Carlyle Presbyterian Church, with 56 attending. Pastor Steve Traw’s message was titled “What Is in a Man? (The Woman at the Well),” taken from John 4:1-26. Special music was provided by Rita Sanders with an organ solo, “The Church in the Wildwood.” Beverly Hawk celebrated her birthday on Wednesday. A church dinner will follow the morning services at noon on Sunday. Singspiration begins June 2 at 6 p.m. Linda and Melvin

Guenther spent Friday in Bartesville,

Joanne McIntyre 365-2829

Okla., to attend the wedding reception of their grandson Chase Evans. Susie Munzesheimer accompanied them. The Guenthers’ great-grandson Camden, along with the Evanses, visited them recently. On Mother’s Day,

Glen and Patty Herschberger, and his mother Alma, went to Ottawa to visit Ellen and Norman Mast. On the way, they stopped in Welda to visit Patty’s mother. Jackie McIntyre hosted a Mother’s Day brunch for Beverly and Jack Franklin, along with Joanne McIntyre and Jim Hinson. Pauli Hawk, Naomi Chambers and Joanne McIntyre took Beverly Hawk to Le Roy to celebrate her birthday. They ate at the Pizza Parlor. Judy and Bruce Cochran visited McIntyre and Hinson on Sunday afternoon.

Erie super Sorosis meets voted out of position ERIE — Erie’s city superintendent is out of work. Three of the town’s five council members voted not to reappoint Bruce Vogts, the Parsons Sun reported. Jerry Moses, a city electrician, will serve until a new superintendent is hired. Vogts had been Erie’s superintendent for 10 years. No reason was given for his termination.

Fifteen regular members, three associate members and one guest of the Sorosis Club met at the Community National Bank meeting room Monday for morning coffee. Ardith Harris and LaFern McDonald were

hostesses. Elizabeth Donnelly gave the program on Crime Stoppers. The next meeting will be Sept 9. at 9:30 a.m. with Faith Weber and Nancy Lassman as hostesses. Alice Hood will present the program.

Gas reunion May 27 The annual reunion of the two Gas City Grade Schools will be May 27 — Memorial Day morning — at The New Greenery. The reunion runs from 8 to 10 a.m. A buffet breakfast

is optional, starting at 8:30. Reservations are required. Please call Lavon Kinman Johnson at 365-3059 or (620) 228-1104, or by email at lavon_ruth@hotmail. com.

Colorado OKs Medicaid Expansion will add 330,000 to the rolls By ERIC WHITNEY Colorado Public Radio

The only real surprise about Colorado’s bill to expand Medicaid, now that it’s been approved by both legislative chambers, is that it won a vote from a Republican legislator. Sen. Larry Crowder from the San Luis Valley said he couldn’t vote against the bill when hospitals in his district are strained to the breaking point caring for the uninsured. Colorado hospitals strongly support the expansion, saying it will replace many of their unpaid bills with new Medicaid payments. Both chambers of Colorado’s legislature passed bills late last week to expand Medicaid as called for in the Affordable Care Act. The next step is the state Senate is expected to approve amendments to the House version of the bill on Tuesday and send it to the desk of Gov. John Hickenlooper, a Democrat, who has said he will sign it. “I have no choice but to support this,” said Crowder, whose rural district includes several of the state’s poorest counties. “I was opposed to Obamacare,” he said, but added that four of the seven hospitals in his district are in “serious financial trouble” and he felt obligated to vote for the bill because it will give uninsured patients a way to pay their bills. Over four committee hearings, Republican lawmakers were the only ones to speak against the bill. No individuals or groups testified that it should not be passed. Proponents, on the other hand, were

numerous and vocal. In testimony, advocates for the poor praised the expansion plan, saying it will finally extend coverage to adults without dependent children and tens of thousands of working Coloradans who make too little to afford private health policies. The state’s hospital association and largest physicians’ group testified in favor of the bill, as did the health insurance industry and the Colorado Competitive Council, a statewide association of chambers of commerce and business interests. “This is a way where everybody in the community is paying for,” unpaid hospital bills

racked up by the uninsured, said Travis Berry of the Council, “rather than just those employers that offer insurance to their employees.” Proponents say the expansion will also create 22,388 new jobs and boost the state’s economy by $4.4 billion.

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Capital One Bank vs. Lant Blazek, other. State of Kansas vs. Charles F. Turner, fraud. Capital One Bank vs. Elbert D. Nelson, other. Routhmeir Sterling, Inc. vs. Ralph L. Holland Jr., other. David A. Robinson, other. Christopher L. Zarhouni vs. Heather D. Shelby-McAdams, protection from abuse.

Marriage licenses filed:

Jessie Ewing/Evelyn M. Maloney. Dusty Bartlett/Kimberly A. Swalley. John D. Wilson Jr./Jamie J. Yocham. Conrad R. Koopman/Katarina E. McIntosh.

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

Jeremiah S. H. Boisclair, Garnett, 97/65, $323. Randy J. Ivey, Fort Scott, possession of opiates, hearing set for June 6. Nancy J. Sachdeba Pabbeck, Olathe, 77/65, $437. William J. Stanley, Chanute, 70/55, $175. Reginald Y. Austin, Fort Worth, Texas, 75/65, $143. Mark E. Reisch, Prairie Village, 78/65, $161. Norma L. Sheehy, Fort Scott, 69/55, $167. Arian D. Jackson, La-

Student cited for possession

Officers responded to Iola High School on May 10 for a report of a student in possession of marijuana. Charges are being requested.

Officers respond to disturbance

On May 10, officers were dispatched to the 600 block of South Cottonwood for a domestic disturbance. The suspect was not located, and domestic battery charges are being sought through the Allen County Attorney’s office.

Diversion agreements with fines assessed:

Adam N. Stephens, Kansas City, driving under the influence, alcohol/drug evaluation, $873. Ashton G. Wallace, Colony, driving under the influence, alcohol/ drug evaluation, $1,098.

Failing to appear:

Robert R. Olsen, purchase/consumption of liquor by a minor, disorderly conduct. Ashley G. Cleaver, Colony, possession of opiates, possession of drug paraphernalia. Criminal cases filed:

Curtis R. Benjamin, Emporia, disorderly

was damaged by a child throwing rocks in the 200 block of North Jefferson. Officers said the damage was unintentional.

Man arrested for assault

Jerad Leatherman, Iola, was arrested in the 800 block of North Buckeye on May 12 for aggravated assault.

Bicycle stolen

On May 13, officers took a report of a turquoise Next mountain bike that was stolen from the 700 block of North Chestnut.

Harrassing calls reported

Windshield damaged

Personal items stolen

A vehicle driven by Anthony Jimenez, 60, Chanute, struck a deer five miles east of Humboldt Friday morning. Jimenez was not injured.

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Jacob P. Wilson, Iola. Barbara D. Baker, Iola. Damien E. Wertz, Iola. Heather R. McCullough, Iola. Garrett D. Petit, Yates Center. Derek L. Shaw, Yates Center. Destiny K. Tillotson, Moran. Michael J. Tredway, Iola. Virgil L. Farrill, Iola. Linda A. R. Farrill, Iola. Jerimiah Mirante, Iola.

Kellie Jones, Iola, was cited on May 11 for excessive animal noise.

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Convicted of no seat belt and fined $10:

On May 7, Kyle King reported he had received harrassing phone calls at his business on 321 S. State St.

Theft reported

Precipitation 24 hours ending 7 a.m This month to date Total year to date Excess since Jan. 1

Harpe, use of a wireless communications device while driving, $158. Scott K. Haskins, Olathe, 77/65, $155. Marla A. Smith, Yates Center, failure to yield at a stop sign, $173.

conduct. Quentin J. Lee, LaHarpe, disorderly conduct.

Civil cases filed:

Allen County Hospital Emergency Physicians vs. Dale A. Rouse, debt collection. Allen County Hospital vs. Brandy Brooks, debt collection. GE Capital Retail Bank vs. Deborah Curry, debt collection.

Small claims filed:

D&D Propane Inc. vs. Betty Vance, et al. Diebolt Lumber and Supply, Inc. vs. Rodney Hitchcock. Angela D. George vs. Cornell Pulley.

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

Ronald E. Goodman Sr., Iola, disorderly conduct, $180. Zachary R. Lampe, Piqua, duty to report accidents, driving with a suspended license, duty to give information and render aid, $420. Jonathan A. Lushbough, Iola, criminal damage to property, $180. Edward G. Shaffer, Iola, criminal damage to property, criminal trespass, $307. Catlin C. Sinclair, Iola, pedestrian under the influence of alcohol or drugs, $300.

Police reports

Rayden Goltry, Humboldt, reported the windshield on his vehicle

Today, mostly sunny with highs in the high 80s and a 20 percent chance of rain. Lows in the mid 70s. Sunday, highs in the high 80s with a 50 percent chance of rain and thunderstorms. Lows in the high 60s. 74 59 85 56

DISTRICT COURT Judge Daniel Creitz Civil cases filed:

Woman cited for animal noise

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Allen County officers were told Wednesday that 10 gallons of unleaded gasoline and 20 gallons of diesel fuel were stolen from a L&G Petroleum lot three miles north of Iola. Thieves cut a chain on a locked gate to gain access to the area.

Kendall West, Iola, reported on May 7 several baby items and personal belongings had been sto-

len from the 300 block of North Iola.

Bicycle found

Iola officers found a blue boys’ bicycle in the 400 block of South Fourth Street on May 7. The owner may identify the bicycle at the police department.

House burglarized

Harvey Sanders, Iola, reported someone had entered his home on May 7 and stolen several items.

Man arrested on warrants

Wesley L. Dietrich, Iola, was cited for an expired registration in the 700 block of North State Street, then was arrested on warrants out of Anderson County.

Checks stolen

On May 8, James Ping, Iola, reported someone had stolen several checks from the 600 block of North Walnut. A suspect has been named.

Increased patrols Monday Monday through June 2 Iola police officers will be more visible on city streets. Same will be true for Allen County officers in unincorporated areas. The local agencies are among 140 participating in the Kansas Department of Transportation’s Click It or Ticket traffic enforcement campaign, supported by KDOT grants. Drivers may expect strict enforcement of safety belt and child

passenger safety laws, which require all vehicle occupants to be appropriately restrained.

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Iola’s Great Southern Bank contributed $15,000 to Allen County Hospital’s Uniting for Excellence fundraising campaign. The money will be used to purchase a blood gel system and laboratory microscope for the new hospital. At the check presentation Thursday were, from left, Karen Gilpin, Gerry Fulton, Don Copley, Susan Michael, Ron Baker, hospital administrator, Mary Ann Arnott, Kathy Chard, Dorene Ohmie, Montie Taylor and Lori Edge. Gilpin, Copley and Arnott are with the fundraising group; Fulton is an ACH lab technician; Michael is director of the Allen County Community Foundation; and Chard, Ohmie, Edge and Taylor are with Great Southern.


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This past Monday evening I had the distinct pleasure of addressing the Allen Community College Adult Education graduation. These folks are truly an inspiration. I don’t think the general public actually knows how hard it is to get a General Education Development degree otherwise known as a GED. For candidates to successfully complete the Kansas GED test they need to receive a minimum score of 420 on each of the test sections and an average score of 450 on all tests. This is based on a 200-800 scale. Courses to be tested on include language arts reading, language arts writing, mathematics, social sciences and science. That may seem like a typical high school curriculum, but think about this. If you only have a sixth-grade education and have been out of school for 30 years, how would you fare at algebra? Now imagine having to learn all this in a month’s time. My hat goes off to the dedicated and caring

staff at the Adult Ed program at ACC. Personnel include Julie Martin, director of the Adult Education Division, Karen Culver, teacher, and Jo Cuppy, teacher. The staff at the Burlingame cam-

Shelia Lampe Chamber Musings pus is just as dedicated. Martin said this year’s graduating class had a 54 percent rate of academic scholarships. So please welcome these graduates into our communities. Welcome them and if you are in the position to do so offer them a job. I think you will find some pretty talented and dedicated employees. Congratulations to all our graduates from area high schools and colleges. We want you to achieve your goals in life. We also will welcome you home. You are our future and it looks much brighter with all of you in it.

Two Crest teachers recognized for service Susan Jones and Carolyn Harvey were recognized for their many years of service to Crest schools. Jones has taught in USD 479 since 1 9 8 0 , m o s t re c e n t ly as a thirdgrade teacher. HarSusan Jones vey has

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taught at Crest since 1976. S h e was the Title I reading and math teacher. Carolyn S u - Harvey perintendent of Schools Richard Burkdoll gave each of the women a plaque noting their dedication to Crest students.

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Calvary UMW met for their annual covered dish dinner on May 7. Guests were from Ward Chapel, Humboldt UMC, Trinity and St. John’s Catholic Church. Honored guests from Wellsville were, Five Rivers District UMW President Carol Milroy and her husband. Following the dinner, the 50 guests were entertained by the Reba Davis Drum Circle, a program presented by Karen Jesseph and her fourthand fifth-grade students.

Jesseph explained how the drum circle got its start. Money for the drums come from a bequest from Reba Davis and presented by her nephew at her death. Reba was a wonderful lady and a longtime member of Calvary. Jesseph invited members of the audience to come up and try their hand at the drums. The next UMW meeting will be at 1 p.m. June 4. Pat Howerton will be the lesson leader and Kim Romig hostess.











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H Peace Continued from A1 The Brulls were married in 2008, after both graduated from Kansas State University. They left for Vanuatu that September. “We lived in Vanuatu two years and three months, typical Peace Corps service,” Sheridan said. Their permanent site, after three months training, was Maewo, one of the country’s least developed islands. “Our project work was mostly with teachers, many of whom had not received any sort of training on how to teach or run a classroom,” she said. “Many of our pictures and artifacts relate to the exceptional people we met in Vanuatu. Learning how to slow down and take time to ‘story’ — just sit and

chat — is one of the most valuable lessons we learned from the people of Maewo.

“Having lived in Vanuatu for over two years, we can honestly say that our time there was a

State University where she received a bachelor’s degree in fine arts in directing with a minor in design. She had jobs in Texas and Louisiana before moving in 1982 to California to pursue a master’s in fine arts at Humboldt State University in northern California. “My boss at a theater in Baton Rouge recommended Humboldt,” she said. “I had learned from attending Emporia not to go to a big university if you want a hands-on experience. I wanted somewhere small. And I needed the countryside to refresh my brain.” She received her master’s in 1985 and never left the area. “I have the mountains, the ocean and Redwoods all within 10 minutes of my house,” she said. It’s also where she met her husband, Anthony, who also was involved in the Humboldt theater scene, which for a small community, is extremely active. “We have three community theaters, and a junior college and a university with theater departments,” she said. A

Wolf Creek found at fault WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — Federal regulators have sided with an engineer who was fired for reporting unsafe conditions created by a contractor at the Wolf Creek nuclear power plant in eastern Kansas. Attorneys said Friday the Occupational Safety and Health Administration ordered Enercon Services, of Kennesaw, Ga., to reinstate the whistleblower to his job at Wolf Creek with back pay. OSHA also ordered the engineering firm to pay $50,650 in damages plus attorneys’ fees and costs. Enercon and Wolf Creek did not immediately return phone messages. OSHA declined comment. The dispute stems from a trench dug directly over piping that circulates water to cool the plant. The engineer found it was too close to the pipes and refused to sign off on a plan that would have jeopardized the integrity of the pipes.

ing under coconut trees in the moonlight — and moments of complete frustration — being misunderstood, missing ice cream and flush toilets.

“The people of Vanuatu are some of the happiest I have ever met and I am still amazed at their selfless hospitality,” she said.


Former Iolan Sheridan Brull and husband Justin served in the Peace Corps in the South Pacific.

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roller coaster,” Sheridan continued. “There were moments of sheer bliss — eating fresh pineapple, watching the sun set over the ocean, story-

typical season sees eight to 10 musicals, she said. Writing the narrative, the libretto, for the musical came more naturally than writing the music, Carlene said. “I had to stretch my brain more for the music,” she said. “Sometimes the lyrics just seem to bring the music with them.” Carlene said she was raised with a love for music and that the female side of her family was musically inclined. As a youth, Carlene studied piano under Jean Barber, Grace Myers and Vivian Singer. HELPING her write the songs is Mat Bingham, an area musician. “He’s amazingly congenial, unlike a lot of artistic types,” Carlene said. She also credits her theatrically inclined community for helping with the production. “It’s rewarding to

work with creative people. It’s kind of like stone soup. It’s interesting to see what they each bring to the production,” she said. Two Humboldt-area high school seniors, Mira Weidman and Riley McFarland, perform the song “I Think I Should Know You” on the YouTube sight. To find the clip, enter “Humboldt Musical” on the America’s Got Talent site on YouTube. “Please give it a thumbs up,” Carlene said. An official title for her production has yet to be released, she said. “I want it to first get to the production stage before the name is out,” she said. The current title also gives credit to “all the people of Humboldt County who have helped with the show,” Carlene said. “I owe them. This is everyone’s show.”

W o rship W ith U s! Jesus said, “Let the children come to me and do not stop them, because the Kingdom of heaven belongs to such as these.” Good News Bible Matthew 19:14 Calvary United Methodist Church

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Sunday Worship.............9:15 a.m. Sunday School..............10:30 a.m. Rev. Gene McIntosh, pastor Office: 365-3883 Parsonage: 365-3893

Carlyle Presbyterian Church Sunday Worship............9:30 a.m. Bible Study......Tuesday 3 p.m. Sunday School immediately after service Steve Traw, pastor (620) 365-9728

Community Baptist Church Indepedent

KJV 124 N. Fourth, Iola Sunday School.........................10:00 a.m. Sun. Morning Service..............11:00 a.m. Sun. Evening Service................6:00 p.m. Wed. Prayer Meeting.................6:00 p.m.

Marion Sponseller, pastor Church . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Home (620) 365-6811 (620) 365-3150

Community of Christ East 54 Hwy., Iola

Sunday School.......9:30 a.m. Sun. Morning Worship 10:45 a.m. Wednesday Evening Prayer as announced

Gary Murphey, pastor (620) 365-2683

Covenant of Faith Christian Center 407 N. Chestnut, Iola

Sunday Worship...............10:00 a.m. Sunday Evening..................6:30 p.m. Tuesday Bible Study................7 p.m. Wednesday Service.................7 p.m.

Rev. Philip Honeycutt (620) 365-7405

Fellowship Regional Church 214 W. Madison, Iola

Saturday: CRUX................................................7 p.m. Sunday: Worship.......................................10:30 a.m. Jeff Cokely, pastor Jared Ellis & Luke Bycroft (620) 365-8001

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

Paul Miller, pastor

First Baptist Church

801 N. Cottonwood, Iola Sunday School........9:15-10:15 a.m. Sunday Worship.........10:30-11:30 p.m. on 1370 KIOL 11-11:30

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

Dr. Michael Quinn, pastor (620) 365-2779

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.

Rev. Jerry Neeley, pastor (620) 473-2481

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

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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.

Rev. Kathryn Bell Interim Pastor (620) 365-3481

Friends Home Lutheran Church Savonburg

Sunday School at 10 a.m. Sunday Worship at 11 a.m

PMA Sidney Hose (620) 754-3314

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.


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

Moran United Methodist Church

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.


James Stigall, pastor (620) 237-4442

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

Rev. Bruce Kristalyn (620) 365-6468

Sharon K. Voorhees, pastor (620) 852-3077

Harvest Baptist Church

Poplar Grove Baptist Church

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

Sunday School..............9:30 a.m. Morning Worship.............11:00 a.m. MS/HS Youth.....................5:00 p.m. Nursery provided Marge Cox, pastor (620) 473-3242

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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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Lutheran Church

305 Mulberry, Humboldt Come Let Us Worship The Lord

430 N. Grant, Garnett

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Trinity United Methodist Church Broadway & Kentucky, Iola

Sunday Worship ..............11 a.m. Sunday School ...............9:30 a.m.

All Are Welcome! Leslie Jackson, pastor (620) 365-5235

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.

Sunday School.....................10:00 a.m.

Salem United Methodist Church

Wesley United Methodist Church

Rev. James Manual (620) 473-3063

“The Little White Church in the Country”

3 miles west, 2 miles south of Iola Sunday School ......10:00 a.m. Sunday Worship....11:00 a.m.

Rev. Gene McIntosh Pastor (620) 365-3883

St. John’s Catholic Church 314 S. Jefferson, Iola

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

Wednesday P.S.R. Classes...6:30 p.m. (September through May)

Confessions Saturday 4:30-5:00 p.m.

Father John P. Miller (620) 365-3454

Sunday Worship..................11:00 a.m.

Joseph Bywaters, pastor

Madison & Buckeye

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

Rev. Jan Chubb (620) 365-7306

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Jolie’s disclosure helps women face risks of cancer Thanks, Angelina. Obviously, I needed a kick in the pants. Wednesday afternoon I took the time and trouble to get a mammogram. Oh, so hard. Let’s see, it took 30 minutes, tops, out of my day with nothing but smiles and friendly small talk by Andrea Hottenstein, the radiology technician at Allen County Hospital. The hardest part was the self-inflicted anxiety while waiting for it all to begin. Several long, deep breathes as I glanced over at the torture chamber, the euphemistically named Mammomat Inspiration. Call me mammogramatically challenged. And then I don’t know what happened. It was over. No pain. No clenching of the jaw. Four simple positions and snap, I’m good to go. I am embarrassed to admit it, but it had been five years since my last mammogram. I know better. And at 57, I’m in that age bracket, 50 to 70, when breast cancer is most likely to occur. The average woman has a 12 percent chance of contracting breast cancer. That’s uncomfortably high and it’s a good bet most of us know someone who has weathered the disease. Angelina Jolie’s chances of getting breast cancer were estimated at 87 percent because of her genetic

Susan Lynn Register editor makeup. Her mother died at 56 from cancer. Those BRCA 1 and 2 genes also give her 50 percent odds of contracting ovarian cancer. The actress took preemptive measures and had a double mastectomy with breast reconstruction. Next, she will have her ovaries removed. Of the two cancers, ovarian cancer is the more deadly and the more difficult to detect. Most ovarian cancers reoccur and become increasingly resistant to chemotherapy. Only 50 percent of women who contract ovarian cancer survive. I’ve lost close friends to both breast and ovarian cancer. Sue was 43; Carol was 55. ANGELINA helped put a very public face on a very private decision. She should be commended for doing everything she can to beat the odds of contracting cancer. For those of us not considered high-risk, annual mammograms are recommended. I know, I know. Bring on the wet noodle.

We all should be hometown boosters Iola is mighty lucky to have a group of folks eager to make our little corner of the world prosper.

At Week’s End Bob Johnson

For years Ray Pershall was Mr. Iola when it came to enticing companies to put down roots here. Pershall — who also served as an Iola commissioner and mayor — did his homework. He knew what was feasible and would meet with approval. He had strong support in Iola Industries principals Ralph Moser, Max Snodgrass and Emerson Lynn, just to name a few. Gates Corporation, Russell Stover Candies and Herff Jones wouldn’t be the prominent employers in Iola they are today without those efforts. Russell Stovers, for example, in part chose Iola because of Pershall’s insistence that upscale concrete roads be built in the north industrial area. The torch has been passed,

with Iola Industries still at the helm. John McRae, as Iola’s mayor and since, has had a strong role in more recent years, along with Jerry Skidmore and Mary Kay Heard. It also has been to our very good fortune that David Toland was willing to leave a promising career in Washington, D.C., to come home and take the reins of Thrive Allen County six years ago. His personality is similar to Pershall’s, though he employs a more subtle approach. The intensity, however, is the same and city, county and Iola Industries leaders were smart to put him on their payrolls as a part-time economic development director. Toland has been instrumental in finding ways to use the former Haldex Brake plant. Catalyst Artificial Lift is being encouraged to move its Humboldt plant there to take advantage of larger quarters. While a handful of citizens are at the forefront of efforts to improve Iola’s — all of Allen County’s — economic lot, it is up to all of us to support what is done, talk up the town to strangers, tell about all the positives we have and, from our own perspective, understand how fortunate we are to live here.

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How to privatize disabled services Should Kansas privatize services for the intellectually and developmentally disabled (ID/DD) population? The issue has brought a lot of heat this week.

Michael Smith Insight Kansas

On one side are the members of the Kansas House Appropriations Committee. Like the Brownback Administration, they are eager to include these expensive services in the state’s new, contract-based approach to Medicaid. This week, House Appropriations leaders announced that no money will be appropriated to reduce the long waiting lists for ID/DD assistance, until privatization is approved. Committee members believe they are tying cost savings to a shorter wait for services. Opponents call it extortion. The proposal is rather sketchy. Generally, the Brownback administration and House allies seek to replace the current approach, which relies on state employees along with not-for-profits paid by the state. Their new system would rely on insurance companies to manage the cases and subcontract the services. Yet the proposal has gone through multiple drafts and has yet to pass in final form, leaving many questions unanswered. For example, will county governments lose their role in overseeing such con-

tracts? Will ID/DD clients lose their one-on-one relationships with their case managers? We do not yet know. Alarmed opponents are funding an antiprivatization ad campaign. Even the pro-privatization Reason Foundation concedes the problem is complex. Voucher programs, individualized funding programs, reimbursement programs, and direct cash subsidy programs are four different approaches to privatization, with different strengths and weaknesses. Each has been implemented in several U.S. states and abroad.

opportunities to stay at home, and cost savings. If done poorly, they can be a disaster. Auger documents a long train of abuses — payments to providers that provided no care in Massachusetts, a private juvenile care facility in Colorado closed for gross mismanagement, a mental health system with no qualified oversight in Arizona, and $4 million stolen by employees of a New York group home for the mentally ill. Auger also notes that before embarking on a plan to contract, the state should insure that there are indeed

In order to work, the contracting process must be aggressively overseen by well-trained government employees with real authority.

Regarding services for children, all four approaches result in more families keeping them at home, fewer in institutional settings. Alas, the current controversy in Kansas concerns ID/DD adults, so this conclusion isn’t very helpful. However, it may hint at the possibility of more developmentally disabled being cared for by family members at home, receiving some state support. Deborah Auger of the University of Delaware surveyed the results of these privatization policies. Her bottom line: In order to work, the contracting process must be aggressively overseen by well-trained government employees with real authority. If done well, such policies may mean consumer choice, more

qualified providers throughout the state, able to deliver these services effectively. IF KANSAS does this, it needs to start by establishing an office of qualified people who understand the ID/ DD population and have real authority over contracting. Only such professionals can effectively survey the state’s providers (including insurance companies), to see who is qualified. Next, they write the contracts. Finally, they back them with aggressive oversight. For now, Governor Brownback and the House Appropriations Committee seem intent on putting forward a rather sketchy proposal, without the proper oversight in place.

Lawmakers are not pro-ed As lawmakers wrap up this year’s legislative session, they should wrap their heads around the challenges facing school districts and many Kansas families. And how little lawmakers have done to help. As of midday Monday, educators and social workers had identified 2,251 students attending Wichita public schools this year who were either living on the street, in shelters or with other families. That’s a record, and 518 more than last year. To put that number in perspective, if these 2,251 students constituted their own district, it would be larger than 248 of the state’s school districts. These children face many obstacles. They tend to be emotionally unsettled, and many are hungry and lack adequate clothing. Teachers and school social workers do their best to help, giving the children extra attention and often paying for supplies or eyeglasses.

Students are also pitching in. Some students at Woodman Elementary School formed a “Kindness Club” and sold chewing gum (and the right to chew it in school) to help the homeless children in the district. They raised $121.75 — not much, but every little bit helps. WHAT HAVE LAWMAKERS

done to help? The Legislature and Gov. Sam Brownback are planning no increase in base state aid to schools next fiscal year, even though a three-judge panel ruled in January that the funding is unconstitutionally low and ordered it increased by at least $440 million. Meanwhile, the Kansas Department for Children and Families has been tightening rules on receiving state and federal assistance, while the Legislature passed a new law to drug test people who receive welfare or unemployment benefits. Lawmakers and Brownback are also balking at allowing an expansion

of Medicaid that would enable more than 150,000 Kansans to get needed insurance. Some lawmakers will say that the tax cuts approved last year were aimed at growing the economy, which could help more Kansans find jobs and afford a house or apartment. That would be great, if it works. But so far the tax cuts have mostly created budget problems. And those cuts were partly financed by reducing tax credits — so some low-income families are actually paying more in taxes now than before. If lawmakers go along with Brownback’s proposal to make permanent the statewide sales tax increase, low-income families will shoulder more of the tax burden. Vivian Schurig, a fourthgrader at Woodman, said of her school’s fundraising effort: “If something is wrong in our community, it is our job to settle it.” If only more state lawmakers felt the same. — The Wichita Eagle

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The First Church of the Nazarene is helping people to “get back on their feet,” so to speak. Today, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., the church will be open for those needing a pair of shoes. The church has gathered donations from the Iola Senior Center, public and private donations to amass “hundreds” of pairs of shoes for those in need. “It’s to help with

them.” That, figuratively, is what she did: She saw children dying at the hands of the Nazis and saved as many as she could. In 2005, Felt and others took the “Life in a Jar” play to Poland and visited Sendler on her 95th birthday. Felt’s brother, then a freshman at UHS, played the part of a Nazi soldier. “When Irena hugged him she said something in Polish that caused everyone in the room — photographers and film crews — to laugh out loud. “Later we found out she said, ‘I never thought I’d hug a Nazi.’” Sendler died May 12, 2008, at 98.

Sendler’s letter also was packed with information, including that she had much help in saving the Jewish children. Of the collaborators, 24 were women and one a man. Sendler said she asked herself each day, during her covert efforts to help the children, whether “I did enough, could I have done more.” As it was, Sendler spent every day looking for children to save. Sometimes it took convincing parents or grandparents of the true danger their children faced. Sendler noted she wasn’t always successful. “Sometimes by the next day the child would have been deported,” she wrote. Many of the children were extracted from the ghetto through a church, with young boys — who might have been eligible for forced labor — sometimes dressed as girls and other children’s hair dyed blond to disguise their ethnicity. Once out of the ghetto, Sendler and her collaborators hid the children for the duration of the war.


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project together and performed it as living history, including at a large high school in Kansas City, all the while wishing they could find a way to travel to Poland to meet Sendler and hear her story firsthand. After the Kansas City performance, “We went to the China Star, at 95th and McCall, to eat lunch,” Felt said. While there a businessman of Jewish descent, who had seen the performance, learned of their desire to travel to Warsaw to meet their heroine. “Within 24 hours we had the money to go,” Felt said. The experience was moving. “When we walked into Irena’s apartment, we hugged her and told her she was our hero,” Felt said. Sendler’s modest response was that she wasn’t a hero, that she “just did what anyone else would have done.” Sendler also told the girls she acted on advice she received from her father when on his deathbed: “If you see someone drowning in a river, you have to jump in and save

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Mustang magic ride headed to state Iola rolls over Paola, Fort Scott for 4A regional crown By RICHARD LUKEN

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a scrappy team. We don’t have a bunch of power hitters, but we have guys who are aggressive. We are 100 percent scrappers. — Iola Mustang senior Mason Coons

GARNETT — As Levi Ashmore covered first base from the pitcher’s mound late Thursday, two things crossed his mind. First, he was worried whether the soft toss from first baseman Tyler Clubine would stick in his glove to record the final out in their regional championship game. Second on his mind? “Who was going to be my roommate in Salina,” he chuckled. Salina is the site of the Class 4A State Baseball Tournament. Thursday’s 7-3 win over Paola and 17-6 romp over Fort Scott puts Iola in the state tournament for the first time in the school’s nine-year-old baseball history. Iola (18-0) will take on Coffeyville’s Field Kindley High School at 11 a.m. Thursday at Salina’s Dean Evans Stadium. The winner will advance to the state semifinal and final round Friday. “I’ve told these guys that one of these years, Iola baseball is going to go to state,” Mustang coach Mark Percy said. “We’re as good as anybody, and these kids are focused right now.” The Mustangs punched their state ticket by responding immediately after both Paola and Fort Scott took early leads. Then, the Mustangs took control by use of their devastating brand of “small ball” — working the counts to get on base via hit or walk; staying uber-aggressive and advancing into scoring position in any way possible; then watching their opponents self-destruct. “We’re a scrappy team,” said senior Mason Coons, who picked up the win in the championship game. “We don’t have a bunch of power hitters, but we have guys who are aggressive. We’re 100 percent scrappers.” Iola trailed Fort Scott 2-0 and 3-2 in the title game before putting their first 11 batters on base in the bottom of the third. By the time the dust cleared, the Mustangs had plated 10 to go up 12-3. Coons and Drew Faulhaber

had RBI singles during the rally. Aaron Barclay and Clubine drew bases-loaded walks for RBIs. Eric Heffern was hit by a pitch with the bases full. Ashmore, who opened the inning with a single, had another single in his second at bat of the frame to drive in two. Coons and Weir capped the rally with RBI ground balls. The Tigers changed pitchers twice during the outburst, to no avail. “We knew when it was 6-3 that we had to keep going because their guys could hit the ball,” Ashmore said. “We had to stay aggressive.” “We’ve been successful all year because we don’t sit on our heels and get nervous,” Percy said. “The guys are aggressive, and they’ve been confident the whole year. We got behind in both games, but we didn’t lose our confidence.” Iola tacked on five in the fourth, spearheaded by Clubine’s leadoff triple. Faulhaber, Heffern and Ashmore followed with RBI singles. Trent Latta walked before Coons singled in Ashmore. Weir launched a double to the outfield that scored Latta, but Coons was gunned down at the plate in his attempt to end the game via Kansas’ 15-run mercy rule.

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At top, Iola High’s Levi Ashmore dives for a ground ball in the Class 4A regional championship game against Fort Scott. At middle, Iola’s Mason Coons delivers an RBI single against Paola in the regional semifinal game. At left, Iola’s Tyler Clubine awaits a pickoff attempt in the championship game against Fort Scott. Iola will be in Salina starting Thursday for the state tournament. State tournament brackets for Iola and Humboldt baseball and softball teams are on page B2.

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Allen Community College’s Clinton Moore, the Region VI golf champion, will be at Goose Pond Colony Golf Course in Scottsboro, Ala., Tuesday through Friday for the NJCAA Division II golf tournament. Moore shot a 222 in Emporia May 8-9 to win the Region VI crown.

Red Devils hit track at nationals HUTCHINSON — Allen Community College’s Gabby Ruiz captured fourth place Thursday in the women’s 10,000-meter run at the 2013 NJCAA Track and Field Championships. Ruiz’s covered the race in 39 minutes, 3.15 seconds. Teammate Danae McGee followed in seventh at 40:31.7. On the men’s side, Allen’s Ryan Pulsifer finished in eighth at 32:25.49, while Brock Artis claimed 13th at 33:13.95. The Red Devils have several other competitors at nationals. Others competing Friday were Michael Burns in the men’s triple jump; McGee in the women’s 1500-meter run and Josh Whittaker and Dakota Parker in the men’s 1500; Terika Henry in the women’s See ACC | Page B2

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Michael Wilson sails over the bar in the pole vault Friday afternoon at the class 4A regional track meet here. Full results of the meet will be in Monday’s Register.

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4A state baseball bracket Salina — Dean Evans Stadium Iola High’s Mustangs are the top seed, but must get through giant killer Coffeyville-Field Kindley, which defeated previously unbeaten Frontenac in its regional.

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Yates Center High’s Courtney Arell slides into second base Thursday while Uniontown High’s Brit Stokes applies the tag in the Class 2-1A regional softball championship game. Uniontown defeated Yates Center, 10-4, to end the Wildcats’ season.

Wildcats fall at regionals UNIONTOWN — Yates Center High’s softball team fell one painful step short of the Class 2-1A state playoffs Thursday. The Wildcats were done in by Uniontown High’s five-run fourth inning of

a 10-4 loss in the regional championship game. The loss ends Yates Center’s season at 15-4. “The girls gave it everything,” Yates Center coach Joe Arell said. “There was no quit.” The Wildcats made it

to the championship by downing Northeast 11-1 in the semifinals. “We’ve improved everywhere,” Arell said. “I’m gonna miss our seniors. They wanted to win this more than anyone.”

compete in today’s finals if they qualify. Ruiz and McGee will return to the track for the women’s 5,000-meter run. “Gabby is ranked in the top five and should contend for top three,” Allen coach Vince DeGrado said. “The weather will not be suited for 5,000-meter

running, so anything can happen.” Parker will run the men’s 5,000 meters along with Pulsifer and Garrett Colglaizer.

H ACC 3A state baseball bracket Manhattan-Tointon Family Stadium Humboldt High is the second seed and hopes to improve upon last year’s thirdplace finish. The Cubs face a somewhat familiar foe. The teams also played each other in the opening round of the 3A state basketball tournament in March.

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400- and 200-meter dashes; Bruce Barclay and Chris Donald in the men’s 110-meter high hurdles; Donald in the 400-meter hurdles; Jacob Spence in the 3,000-meter steeplechase; and three relay teams. The runners will

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3A state softball bracket Manhattan-Twin Oaks Complex Humboldt High’s Lady Cubs are the third seed in their first trip back to state in two years. Unbeaten Silver Lake is the top seed.

PARIS (AP) — After David Beckham’s long and distinguished soccer career ends on an artificial turf field in northwestern France, his life promises to be perhaps even more glamorous than it already has been. Nearly 20 years after breaking into the Manchester United lineup, the 38-year-old former England captain won the French league title with Paris Saint-Germain this season. After announcing his retirement on Thursday, Beckham’s role in soccer will take on a new dimension worldwide. He has an ambassadorial role for Chinese soccer and for British television channel Sky, as well as an option to buy a franchise in Major League Soccer. “I would like to wish him all the best for all of his future projects,” PSG President Nasser Al-Khelaifi said. “We are talking about the possibility of continuing our work together.” But PSG may have to get in line, as the English Football Association also desperately wants him on board. This was the same Beckham who, although ruled out of the tournament through injury, insisted on traveling to South Africa to support his teammates at the 2010 World Cup. Beckham reportedly is being paid 20 million euros ($30.6 million) over five years to work as a Sky Television ambassador — showing the drawing power he

retains. “He’ll have more time on his hands and more time for commercial partners and the brands he can work or be associated with,” said Steve Martin, the chief executive of M&C Saatchi Sport and Entertainment. “He has also got so many commercial sponsors that will carry on whether he is playing or not.” He may develop business interests in the United States, too. Beckham had five decent years with the Los Angeles Galaxy from 2007-12, winning the championship in his last two seasons. He still has first refusal if he is offered an MSL franchise, although for now it remains unclear where that might take him. “I have the option of owning a franchise,” Beckham said in December, “and that excites me.” So that’s Europe and North America. What about Asia? Two months ago, part of Beckham’s future was already in full swing when he arrived in China. At the time, he said he hadn’t ruled out playing professionally in China one day. “Who knows? People keep saying that it will be my last club, it will be my last season,” he said. “I continue to play and I love playing, so we’ll see.” But any matches in China in the future will only be exhibition games — such as the one he is scheduled to play in November.

Sports Calendar Iola High School Baseball Class 4A State Tournament at Salina Thursday, vs. Field Kindley, 11 a.m. Friday, TBA High School Track Thursday-Friday, state track meet, Wichita. High School Golf Monday, Class 4A State Tournament, Cheney

Humboldt High School Baseball Class 3A State Tournament at Manhattan Thursday, vs. Salina-Sacred Heart, 1:30 p.m. Friday, TBA High School Softball Class 4A State Tournament at Manhattan Thursday, vs. Marysville, 7 p.m. Friday, TBA High School Track Thursday-Friday, state track meet, Wichita. High School Golf Monday, at Class 3A State Tournament, Seneca

Marmaton Valley High School Track Thursday-Friday, state track meet, Wichita.

Crest High School Track Thursday-Friday, state track meet, Wichita.

Yates Center High School Golf Monday, Sand Green State Tournament, Tipton High School Track Thursday-Friday, state track meet, Wichita.

Southern Coffey Co. High School Track Thursday-Friday, state track meet, Wichita.

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Small matter. Fort Scott scored three in the top of the fifth before Ashmore was called in to slam the door. He retired the final two Tiger batters on ground balls, including the game clincher. Coons surrendered 10 hits and four walks with a strikeout. The Mustangs pounded out 16 hits. Ashmore went 4-for-4 with three runs and three RBIs. Latta had two singles and three runs. Coons drove in four with a pair of singles and a sacrifice fly. Weir had a single and two doubles with two RBIs. Clubine had a double and triple in his only two official at bats with three runs. Faulhaber had a pair of singles, three RBIs and two runs. Heffern had a single, two

THINGS were a bit tighter in the opener. Iola spotted Paola a 3-0 lead in the top of the third before responding in the bottom half to tie the score. Levi Ashmore walked, stole a base — his 23rd of the season in as many attempts — and scored on a Coons triple. Derrick Weir followed with an RBI double. Aaron Barclay’s follow-up single tied the score. The game stayed tied until Weir opened the fifth inning with a single. Clubine walked. Faulhaber’s infield single gave Iola its first lead, 4-3. Heffern followed with an RBI single. Latta tripled and Coons singled in the bottom of the sixth for Iola’s final run.

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Class 4A regional champions are, front from left, Cole Morrison, Mason Coons, Aaron Barclay, Tyler Clubine, Levi Ashmore, Eric Heffern and manager Noah Ashmore; second row from left, assistant coach Sherman Ashmore, manager Blake Ashmore, Derrick Weir, Thealvin Minor, Kohl Endicott, Alex Bauer, Jacob Rhoads, Trent Latta, Drew Faulhaber and head coach Mark Percy. Latta pitched a complete game, allowing

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Breakdown on budget talks By JOHN MILBURN Associated Press

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Negotiations on the Kansas budget halted abruptly Friday after state senators demanded a final offer from the House that could lead to the end of the 2013 session. The talks had been scheduled for Friday morning, following three rounds of negotiations Thursday which saw legislators make steady progress on the budget for the next two fiscal years. Senate Ways and Means Chairman Ty Masterson asked his House counterpart to move the process further along, seeking a final offer on higher education and a state employee salary cap that would pass the GOP-dominated House. But House Appropriations Committee Chairman Marc Rhoades said that request couldn’t be accommodated and canceled Friday’s meetings. “We can’t do that,” Rhoades said of meeting the pressure to have a final solution quickly. “It will take time for us to get a final, final offer. I don’t fault the chairman. Those are his marching orders.” The Newton Republican said he hopes to meet with House leaders and resume talks with the Senate on Monday. Senate President Susan Wagle planned a news conference later Friday to discuss the impasse. The breakdown in talks came a day after a rare joint caucus of House and Senate Republicans where members expressed a desire to work together to resolve issues over the $14.5 million budget and find a compromise on taxes. Soon after the meeting, budget negotiators conducted three rounds of talks and pared their list to a

handful of items. “Clearly we are at an impasse,” Sen. Laura Kelly, a Topeka Democrat and member of the Senate budget negotiating team, said Friday. “How do we do a budget when we don’t even know how much revenue we have? We should do taxes first.”

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She said no budget that’s been on the table so far would cut enough money in the long term to match revenue projections. “We don’t have the revenue because we cut income taxes last year,” Kelly said. Major sticking points remain the House desire to cut spending at state universities, community colleges and technical centers by 4 percent. The Senate initially sought a 2 percent cut, but Masterson countered with a 1 percent reduction in both 2014 and 2015. The House rejected that. The House is also holding fast to a desire to cap state employee salaries at certain agencies, saving more than $63 million. Certain agencies could request additional funding from the State Finance Council including the Department of Transportation, corrections, Kansas Highway Patrol and state hospitals. GOP senators have offered an alternative that would provide additional revenues for salaries and wages to blunt the impact sought by the House.

Kansas briefs Kansas moves to enact law on lobbying

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Kansas lawmakers are close to approving limits on the use of state tax dollars to lobby federal, state or local officials on gun control issues. The Senate approved the measure on a 31-6 vote Friday. The House could consider the measure as early as Monday. House approval would send the bill to Gov. Sam Brownback, who is a strong gun-rights supporter but hasn’t said publicly whether he’d sign the measure. The bill would bar state and local officials from using state funds to prepare materials or broadcast advertising that promote or oppose gun control measures. They also couldn’t hire lobbyists on the issue with state funds. Proponents of the measure say Kansans don’t want their tax dollars used on lobbying. Critics said the bill is vague.

Legislature provides funds for ranch

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — A ranch for troubled boys in Sedgwick County will stay open after Kansas lawmakers agreed to provide $750,000 in funding for next year, county officials said. Although the state budget is not final, budget negotiators in the Kansas House and Senate said Thursday money will be provided for the Judge James V. Riddel Boys Ranch, a juvenile correctional facility at Lake Afton, The Wichita Eagle reported. Facing a $9.3 million shortfall in the Sedgwick County budget, officials seriously considered closing the ranch, which provides life-skills training, education and counseling for youths who live at the facility. Officials said the difference between the cost of providing full-time housing and services for up to 49 boys and the state’s share was too great. Last year, Sedgwick County paid $201 a day per boy, with the state paying $126 of that.

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Benign tremor can cause issues Dear Dr. Roach: I have been diagnosed with benign essential tremor. I have seen several experts and tried many medications, none of which have been very helpful. I recently read about focused ultrasound. Can you tell me anything about it? I have no desire for brain surgery for deep brain stimulation. — A.M. Answer: Benign essential tremor is a common movement disorder. The word “essential” just means we don’t really understand what causes it, although a genetic mutation is postulated. Although it is called

“benign,” the effects of the tremor can be significant. The tremor most commonly is in the hands, but can be in the head or voice as well, and less commonly in the legs or trunk. It runs very strongly in fami-

Many people notice that alcohol temporarily improves the tremor, which is helpful for diagnosis, but not treatment. Treatment can include medications, including beta blockers and antiseizure medicines. They help many people with this condition. However, as many as 30 percent of people do not get better with medication. There are several surgical treatments. They involve the thalamus, a deep area of the brain involved in motor function. Surgery on the thalamus was shown back in the 1950s to improve the tremor, but in the 1990s, deep brain stimulation

— a wire placed into that area of the brain — was shown to be as effective, with fewer side effects. More recently, radiation and ultrasound have been studied. They can direct energy precisely to the thalamus, and can, in theory, provide the same benefits without surgery. Ultrasound may be better because the benefits show up immediately, as opposed to radiation, which takes several weeks to work. The initial studies are very promising, but it is a very new technique, and studies are ongoing that will need to be completed before the procedure can be routinely recommended.

NOTICE OF HEARING ON PETITION FOR FINAL SETTLEMENT THE STATE OF KANSAS TO ALL PERSONS CONCERNED: You are hereby notified that a Petition has been filed in said Court by Paul Meiwes, Executor of the Estate of George Meiwes, Deceased, praying for a final settlement of said Estate, approval of his acts, proceedings and accounts as Executor, and (First published in The Iola allowance for the services for Register, May 4, 2013) the Executor’s fees and attorIN THE DISTRICT COURT neys’ fees and expenses; and OF ALLEN COUNTY, KANSAS also praying that the Court deIN THE MATTER OF THE termine the heirs, devisees and ESTATE legatees entitled to the Estate GEORGE MEIWES, and the proportion or part thereDECEASED of to which each is entitled, and distribute and assign the same to them; and that the administraCase No. 11 PR 4

tion of the Estate be closed and that the Executor be discharged and released from further liability. You are hereby required to file your written defenses thereon on or before the 18th day of June 2013 at 8:30 a.m. of said day in said Court in Iola, Allen County, Kansas, at which time and place said cause will be heard. Should you fail therein, judgment and decree will be entered in due course upon said Petition. /s/PAUL MEIWES, Petitioner/Executor ROBERT E. JOHNSON II JOHNSON LAW OFFICE PA 118 W. Madison Avenue Iola, Kansas 66749 Attorney for Petitioner/Executor (5) 4,11,18

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lies, and although it can occur at almost any age, it is usually diagnosed about age 45, and tends to worsen over time. It can be confused for Parkinson’s disease.

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Public notices (First published in The Iola Register, May 18, 2013) NEIGHBORHOOD REVITALIZATION ADOPTING ORDINANCE ORDINANCE NO. 463-2013 AN ORDINANCE ADOPTING A NEIGHBORHOOD REVITALIZATION PLAN AND DESIGNATING A NEIGHBORHOOD REVITALIZATION AREA. WHEREAS, the City Council of the City of Gas, Kansas, pursuant to the authority provided in K.S.A. 12-17, 114 et seq. wishes to adopt a plan to assist the revitalization of certain designated areas of the City of Gas; and WHEREAS, the City Council of the City of Gas, Kansas, pursuant to public notice did hold a public hearing on the 14th day of May 2013, to hear and consider public comment on the Neighborhood Revitalization Plan. NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT ORDAINED: Section 1. Neighborhood Revitalization Plan. That the City Council does hereby adopt the Neighborhood Revitalization Plan, attached herein, labeled Exhibit A and incorporated by references as if fully set forth herein. Section 2. Designation of Neighborhood Revitalization Area. That the City Council hereby designates the real property described in Section II of the Neighborhood Revitalization Plan as the Neighborhood Revitalization Area, finds that the following conditions exist within said Area; 1) a predominance of buildings which, by reason of dilapidation or obsolescence, are detrimental to public health, safety and welfare; 2) a substantial number of deteriorating structures which impair the sound growth of the city, retards the provision of housing and constitutes an economic liability; and 3) a predominance of buildings which, by reason of age, history or architecture, are significant and should be restored to productive use, and finds that the rehabilitation, conservation and redevelopment of said area is necessary to protect the health, safety and welfare of the residents of the city. Section 3. NEIGHBORHOOD REVITALIZATION FUND. That the City Council does hereby create a Neighborhood Revitalization Fund to finance the redevelopment of


the revitalization area and to provide a rebate of property tax increments as set forth in the revitalization plan. Section 4. That this ordinance shall be in full force and effect upon publication in the official city newspaper. Passed this 14th day of May, 2013. Darrel Catron, Mayor Rhonda Hill, City Clerk (5) 18

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


A couple of questions we just had to ask — ourselves

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Think what you want, but we’re pretty sure their mother loves them.

Have you figured out the format for the All-Star Race?

GODSPEAK: No, but that just adds to the mystery of the event. Instead of just asking “Who’s gonna win?” we can also ask “How many laps?” and “What’s a segment?” KEN’S CALL: It’s sponsored by Sprint, and it figures. Only a cellphone company could produce such a scenario.

Both Busch brothers appear to be angry at the same time. Should we be scared?

GODSPEAK: There is “Busch brothers angry” and there’s “NFL linebacker angry.” The Busch boys are for amusement only. KEN’S CALL: Good to see Kyle returning to form. Just enjoy the show.

ONLINE EXTRAS news-journalonline. com/nascar nascardaytona @nascardaytona Do you have questions or comments about NASCAR This Week? Contact Godwin Kelly at godwin.kelly@news-jrnl. com or Ken Willis at ken.willis@

WHAT’S ON TAP? SPRINT CUP: All-Star Race SITE: Concord, N.C. SCHEDULE: Friday, Showdown practice (Speed, noon), All-Star practice (Speed, 1:30 p.m.); Showdown qualifying (Speed, 5 p.m.), All-Star qualifying (Speed, 6 p.m.). Saturday, race (Speed, start of Sprint Showdown qualifying race, 7:30 p.m.; start of Sprint All-Star Race, 9 p.m.) TRACK: Charlotte Motor Speedway (1.5-mile oval) RACE DISTANCE: 90 laps, 5 segments, 135 miles


PLAYING HURT Denny Hamlin continued an age-old NASCAR tradition by playing hurt in Saturday night’s Bojangles’ Southern 500 at Darlington Raceway. Hamlin, who is recovering from a fractured lower vertebra suffered in a crash at Texas Motor Speedway, got his doctor’s approval to compete in the rugged Sprint Cup event at the series’ oldest superspeedway oval. Driving a race car while recovering from a racing injury is nothing new in stock-car circles. Some of the stories are epic. For instance, Bobby Allison drove for a stretch of races with a broken back. He was placed in and removed from his car by an engine hoist. In 1990, Darrell Waltrip crashed hard at Daytona in practice for what we now call the Coke Zero 400. His left leg was shattered and required plates, rods and screws to put it back together at Halifax Health Medical Center. Waltrip missed the 400 but started the next Cup race two weeks later at Pocono Raceway. He wisely sat out the next five races in order for his leg to heal properly. Dale Earnhardt broke his shoulder blade at Talladega’s summer race, started the following week at Indianapolis before pitting to let Mike Skinner finish the run. The week after Indy, Earnhardt sat on the pole at Watkins Glen and stayed in the seat to finish sixth. The list is endless, but Hamlin knows how to play hurt. In 2010, he had surgery to his left knee to repair a torn anterior cruciate ligament. Three weeks later, still hobbled, he won at Texas. Saturday night, Hamlin finished second to Joe Gibbs Racing teammate Matt Kenseth. “Watching the races from the sidelines for five weeks, it’s tough,” Hamlin said. “You know you can change things. You can do things to change your outcome. But you’re not in the race car. My back held up good. I’m more sore, shoulders, neck, things like that. I got to get back in racing shape. It will take time to get back to where I need to be.”


Let’s make it easier for Michael Andretti and Kurt Busch to do business.

“Lucy and I had a great time dancing the night away,” said Hill, who finished 33rd at Darlington.

Can someone explain the Kurt Busch flirtation with the Indy 500 ?

FoMoCo, huh?

Ford Motor Co. honchos have to be scratching their heads back in Dearborn, Mich., as they scan the Cup Series to date. Ford’s lead dog, Roush Fenway Racing, has put up just one win (Carl Edwards, Phoenix) in 2013. Ford has just one other win (Talladega) in ‘13, by David Ragan, who drives for Ford’s B Team, Front Row Motorsports. Edwards was the only “Blue Oval” driver to finish top-10 at Darlington. Back to the drawing board? The guess here is that Ford engineers are camping out around the drawing board.

In short, it’s good for business. Everybody’s business, particularly Kurt Busch’s business. He appears to be extremely hungry to become a front-page guy again — and for all the right reasons this time. Hooking up with IndyCar owner Michael Andretti to run a “rookie test” at Indy is the type of thing that gets everyone’s attention, and garnering attention is a big deal with racers who want bigger and better things.

Just a test, right?

It appears so. Kurt doesn’t think it’s feasible to run the Indy-Charlotte double, and he’s probably right. But that brings us back to the issue that someone needs to eventually address: Do something to facilitate an Indy 500 entry for the biggest names in North American motorsports, which just so happen to run under the NASCAR banner. The impetus, however, might be changing. AP/REED SAXON


The back of that uniform smells like Bengay.

During the past decade or so, with NASCAR dwarfing IndyCar in terms of popularity, it was Indy that needed to make the logistical change necessary for an easy double-dip for NASCAR stars. Moving the Indy 500 to Saturday would be the easiest move, but no dice. But now, with NASCAR looking for ways to jump-start the ratings and merchandise numbers, maybe the Boys in Daytona should be willing to work with the Indy folks in an effort to rev up some late-May interest. Make it happen; EVERYBODY wants it. Ken Willis has been covering NASCAR for The Daytona Beach News-Journal for 27 years. Reach him at

No tuxedos in Talladega

Now we know why Cup Series rookie Timmy Hill missed the race at Talladega Superspeedway. He had more important things to do that weekend — going to prom. Hill escorted girlfriend Lucy Kennedy to the Ragsdale High School prom in Jamestown, N.C., the night before the Aaron’s 499. Terry Labonte, who didn’t have a prom date, drove the No. 32 Ford at Talladega.



Kasey Kahne vs. Kyle Busch: Kahne is getting frustrated after his third on-track incident with Kyle Busch.

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

WINNER: Clint Bowyer REST OF THE TOP FIVE: Jimmie Johnson, Matt Kenseth, Carl Edwards, Kevin Harvick DARK HORSE: Dale Earnhardt Jr. FIRST ONE OUT: Danica Patrick


Godwin Kelly gives his take: “This is supposed to be a sport of give and take, but it seems Kahne is getting more take than he deserves from Busch.”

BIGGEST DISAPPOINTMENT: Tony Stewart DON’T BE SURPRISED IF: This race comes down to who wants it the most. Bowyer really wants to see his name on the list of All-Star winners.


JIMMIE JOHNSON Pop. of hometown (El Cajon, Calif.) 99,478


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Rank 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 6. 8. 9. 10. 10. 12. 12. 14. 15. 16. 17. 18. 19. 20. 21. 22. 23. 24. 25. 26. 26. 28. 29. 30. 31. 32. 33.

Driver Jimmie Johnson Carl Edwards Matt Kenseth Dale Earnhardt Jr. Clint Bowyer Kasey Kahne Brad Keselowski Kyle Busch Aric Almirola Kevin Harvick Paul Menard Jeff Gordon Greg Biffle Martin Truex Jr. Jamie McMurray Ricky Stenhouse Jr. Ryan Newman Kurt Busch Joey Logano Jeff Burton Tony Stewart Juan Montoya Marcos Ambrose Mark Martin Casey Mears David Ragan Denny Hamlin Danica Patrick Bobby Labonte Dave Blaney David Gilliland J.J. Yeley David Stremme

Points ---44 -59 -64 -74 -97 -97 -98 -106 -108 -108 -112 -112 -122 -128 -141 -147 -161 -164 -165 -170 -185 -188 -197 -213 -226 -226 -227 -228 -233 -235 -266 -273

KYLE BUSCH Deep breaths, Kyle, deep breaths

CARL EDWARDS Piling up top-10s like Paul Anka

CLINT BOWYER Tip your cap to All-Star winner

BRAD KESELOWSKI In an officially licensed slump

JUNIOR EARNHARDT Putting together a run of mediocrity

KASEY KAHNE Won’t carpool with Kyle Busch this week

JEFF GORDON Will accept $29.5M for N.Y. condo



ARIC ALMIROLA Say hello to the new guy in Top 10


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This is Kenseth pegging his excitement meter. File it away.

They’re always trying to build a better car. “We’re always trying to do that, working on the future. I think that’s how racing is. No, I don’t have any concern. I really feel like with this team, driving this car, I feel like the sky’s the limit.”

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