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Allen County Regional Hospital: A NEW ERA FOR HEALTH CARE By SUSAN LYNN email@example.com
Friday’s stiff north wind didn’t deter a hearty crowd from witnessing the morning’s dedication ceremonies for the new Allen County Regional Hospital. U.S. Sen. Jerry Moran credited the citizens of Allen County for being an “inspiration to Congress,” in their cooperation in supporting the new facility. “Something tells me politics didn’t come into play. It didn’t matter who was a Republican or Democrat. Instead, the public good was your focus. “This hospital is not only for current residents, but for generations to come. People you will never see will benefit from the decisions you have made today,” Moran said. “Access to affordable health care is the most important survival tool for a community,” Moran said. “Every rural community is struggling to stay alive. The future of Allen County is secured by what you have done today.” See HOSPITAL | Page A7
Upper photo, Harry Lee, chairman of Allen County Regional Hospital board of trustees, cuts the ceremonial ribbon marking the dedication of the new hospital. Looking on are U.S. Sen. Jerry Moran, left, and Ron Baker, ACRH chief executive officer. Lower left, Lisa Griffith, director of ER services, conducts a tour of the new hospital. Lower right, Clara Boyd, 13, and an eighth-grader at Marmaton Valley Junior High, sings the Star Spangled Banner. REGISTER/STEVEN SCHWARTZ
Homicide suspect Fond memories the basis for dies in shootout children’s book
Man was sought for double slaying in Eureka
EUREKA, Kan. (AP) — Authorities are investigating the death of a man wanted in connection with two slayings who was killed in a shooting here with authorities. The Kansas Bureau of Investigation said in a written statement that Kevin Robert Welsh, 35, Toronto, was fatally wounded Wednesday night in Eureka, a town of about 2,600 residents 50 miles west of Iola. Authorities had been searching for Welsh since his ex-girlfriend, 26-year-old Catherine Scheff, was seriously injured and her mother, Sheila Kriesel, 52, and her 54-year-old stepfather, Keith Kriesel, were killed Oct. 2 in Greenwood County near Eureka. Before the shootings, Welsh had been free on
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$50,000 bond in connection with an Aug. 23 kidnapping case. The KBI said a law enforcement officer involved in the manhunt noticed the entrance to an unoccupied structure had been tampered with since the last time it was checked. After obtaining consent from the owner to search the building, KBI agents began clearing the structure and encountered Welsh. The KBI said initial reports indicate that KBI agents shot Welsh after he pointed a handgun at them. John Dunn Sr. told The Wichita Eagle he was lying in bed watching TV when he heard about 10 or 15 shots fired in a matter of seconds. See SHOOUTOUT | Page A5
Quote of the day Vol. 115, No.251
Iola brings back a lot of great childhood memories for author Amy Thomas. She recalls visiting Sutherland farms, watching the city band play in the square and spending time with her grandparents, Kendall and Shirley Ashford. Their quaint blue home on South Washington Avenue in Iola is the setting of Thomas’ debut children’s novel, “The Abominog: The Adventures of Kirk and David.” The novel is based on a bedtime story her father, David Ashford, used to tell her as a child. Ashford grew up in Iola and attended Iola High School, graduating in 1974. He went to Allen Community College where he met Thomas’ mother. “My dad is a big music fan and I loved looking at all of his albums as a kid,” Thomas said. “There was this one album that always scared me, ‘Abominog’ by Uriah Heep. Dad created this story about See BOOK | Page A7
Amy Thomas based her newest children’s novel on her fond memories of her time visiting Iola as a child. She currently lives in Virginia. COURTESY PHOTO
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DISTRICT COURT Judge Daniel Creitz Marriage licenses filed:
Patricia Sue Doolittle, 68, LaHarpe, died Thursday, Oct. 17, 2013, at Harry Hynes Memorial Hospice in Wichita. Patricia was born Nov. 21, 1944, in Rose, the daughter of Lee Roy and Sylvia (Jones) Wright. She grew up on a farm northwest of Iola. On Aug. 28, 1964, Patricia married Willard “Bill” Doolittle and they made their home at LaHarpe. Survivors are her husband, Willard; four sons, Lyle Scott, Neosho Falls, Jeffrey Ray, Columbia, Mo., Billy Alan, LaHarpe, and Robert Eugene, Humboldt; one daughter, Karen LeAnn Doolittle, Bronson; two brothers, Jim Wright, Fort Worth, Texas, and Kenneth Wright, Carlyle; one sister, Gayle Ingle, Aliceville; and numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren She was preceded in death by a daughter, Kelly Sue, five brothers and three sisters. Funeral service will be at 1:30 p.m. Monday at Waugh-Yokum & Friskel Chapel in Iola. Burial will be at LaHarpe Cemetery. Waugh-Yokum & Friskel Memorial Chapel of Iola is in charge of arrangements. Online condolences may be left at www.iolafuneral. com.
Former Iola officer Coffey undersheriff BURLINGTON — Tom Johnson, former Iola police officer, is the new Coffey County undersheriff. Johnson was appointed Monday by Sheriff Randy Rogers to replace Ken Roney, who died Oct. 2. A 1984 graduate of Humboldt High School,
Johnson was an Iola officer 1989-94 and joined the Coffey County force as a deputy immediately after leaving Iola. He was the department’s detective before becoming undersheriff. His parents, Don and Ann Johnson, live north of Humboldt.
American Legion commander to visit Dan Dellinger, Vienna, Va., American Legion national commander, will be in Iola at 7 a.m. Monday for a breakfast meeting at Post 15 headquarters, 712 Patterson Ave. Dellinger will speak on Legion programs and issues concerning veterans. The event is open to the public. Iola is among stops of a year-long journey of Dellinger’s to visit Legion posts in all 50 states, plus U.S. territories and some foreign countries. While in Kansas, he will be at 14 posts and
the Veterans Administration Hospital in Topeka. D e l linger served e i g h t years as an active and r e s e r v e Dan Dellinger member of the U.S. Army, including time with an infantry unit in Vietnam. He has been a Legion member since 1982, and held district, department and national chairmanships prior to being elected national commander.
Spillmans host family reunion The 43nd annual Spillman reunion was at the North Community Building in Iola on Oct. 13. James Steadley and Arris Stradley entertained the guests. Jack Spillman was recognized as the oldest person there. Those in attendance were Garret Rathey, Kyle Scheibmeir, Louis and Sherry Sandlin, Iola; Janet Sue and Doug Scheibmeir, Piqua; James and Avis Stradley, Fort Scott; Jack and Darline Spill-
man, Kincaid; Max and Velma Spillman, Moran; Beverly and Larry Reaves, Ruth Gillham, Chance and Ashley Luttrell (Aubrey, Joey and Liam), Humboldt; J.D. and Jackie Spillman, Perry, Okla.; Dewey and Kathy Spillman, Olive Branch, Miss.; Jeremy, Kayla and Hunter Burrel, McLouth; Sam Spillman, Pittsburg; Chuck Gillham, Hutchinson; Janice Culbertson and Mary, Yates Center; and Gary Culbertson, Emporia.
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Iola, 65/55, $141. Shivon N. Tucker, Iola, disorderly conduct, 90 days jail suspended for six months probation, $258. Mary J. Sirota, Iola, driving under the influence, endangering a child, hearing set for Nov. 27. Timothy A. Cole, Iola, driving with a suspended license, 90 days jail suspended for six months probation, $481. Charles Ernzen, Thayer, transporting an open container, $271. Kevin L. Morey, Le Roy, transporting an open container, $271. Sarah J. Robinson, Kansas City, permitting an unauthorized person to drive, $196. Roman
Seth A. Black and Angela D. Black.
Civil cases filed:
James B. Nutter & Company vs. Keith F. Evans Jr., et al, mortgage foreclosure. Domestic cases filed:
Terri L. Tennis vs. Jeffrey D. Mitchell, protection from abuse.
MAGISTRATE COURT Judge Thomas Saxton Convicted of speeding or other violations with fines assessed:
Jacob A. Garcia, Garnett, 83/65, $189. Nataliya P. Thee, Oologah, Okla., 78/65, $141. Michael S. Geist,
Aguilar-Santiago, Kansas City, driving without a license, $196. Paul D. Chandler, Rantoul, 75/65, $141. Taylor B. Owens, Overland Park, 58/35, $248.50.
Diversions filed with fines assessed:
Aria D. Huguenin, Iola, disorderly conduct, $508. Marissa D. Sherwood, Iola, disorderly conduct, $508. George W. McNutt III, Overland Park, 78/65, $184.
Convicted of no seat belt and fined $10:
Maria M. Slife, Colony. Criminal cases filed:
Ashley D. Houk, Moran, burglary, theft. Leo A.W. Bass, Iola, domestic battery, criminal de-
privation to property. Angel L. Reep, Chanute, violation of a protection order. Darrin Folk, Iola, possession of opiates, possession of hallucinogenic drugs, interference with a law enforcement officer, possession of drug paraphernalia (two counts). Armand Pulley Jr., Iola, aggravated assault, battery, reckless driving. Contract cases filed:
Capital One Bank vs. William E. Harrison, debt collection. Small claims filed:
JBL Finance LLC vs. Rhonda Shepherd. Sigg Financial Services LLC vs. Renee Bartlett, et al. Mary K. Heard, et al, vs. Dora Wing.
Police report Disturbances reported
ner was arrested on four warrants out of Pittsburg and Crawford County.
Laura Miller, 109 White Blvd. Apt. 201, said she would sign a complaint against her neighbor for pounding on her walls and calling her names. Carla Maynard, 43, LaHarpe, reported that a male had used offensive language toward her in the 500 block of South State Street. A suspect was named. On Oct. 9, Tanya Kwiatkowski, 31, Iola, was arrested for domestic disorderly conduct in the 200 block of West Madison Avenue.
Man arrested for domestic battery
On Oct. 12, Derek Joel Holland, 29, Gas, was arrested for domestic battery in the 2200 block of North State Street.
Tools were stolen from an Edmundson Trucking highway transport parked at RVB Trucking over the weekend of Oct. 11. A bright orange “dead blow” Stanley hammer, a wooden handle ball peen hammer and a crescent tool kit containing sockets and ratchets were taken from the truck’s tool box.
On Oct. 10, Wyatt Logan, 18, Gas, was arrested in the 1300 block of U.S. 54 for driving with a suspended driver’s license. A vehicle was parked in the 200 block of South Third on the wrong side of the street. The driver, Nick Johnson, 32, Yates Center, was arrested for driving against restrictions.
Tyler Knight Patton, 20, Iola, reported the theft of electronic equipment from his home in the 400 block of South Kentucky. Estimated value of loss was $900. On Oct. 13, Larry Brock and James Dealy reported a burglary from their room at the Crossroads Motel.
On Oct. 12 Leah Ben-
Iola Radio Club has monthly meeting the addition of Garland and Donna Hall the club had 19 members. Romig discussed his experience at the Gardner hamfest. Next meeting will be on Nov. 14.
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ported someone stole her medication in the 2700 block of North Cottonwood.
Tyler Knight Patton, 20, Iola, reported his bike was damaged in the 2200 block of North State Street. On Oct. 8 William Jones reported someone stole the front tire off his bicycle.
Gasoline stolen at station
Storage unit broken into
Brett Duane Clayton, 32, employee of Jump Start reported a red car drove off without its driver paying for gasoline.
On Oct. 14, Shannon Lower, 50, Iola, reported someone assaulted her in the 100 block of White Boulevard. A suspect was named.
Minor cited Burglary reported for smoking
Woman arrested for warrants
Ralph Romig told members of the Iola Amateur Radio Club members at their Oct. 10 meeting all repeaters were running normally. Treasurer John Smith reported with
Garrett Tomlinson, 17, Iola, was found smoking a cigarette on the north side of Crossroads Alternative School, 408 N. Cottonwood. A citation for possession of a tobacco product was given to Tomlinson.
Terri Lawrie, 56, re-
On Oct. 7 the Iola police officers received a call of an abandoned bicycle at 219 W. Garfield.
On Oct. 8, Benedikt Middleton, 49, reported someone broke into his storage unit in the 300 block of West Street and stole two suits and paperwork.
Car hits cow A car driven by Carlos Gonzalez, 19, Savonburg, struck a cow just east of Savonburg Thursday night. The car sustained about $1,000 damage. Gonzalez suffered minor injuries, but was not transported to a hospital.
Vehicle damaged Officers said a vehicle sustained less than $1,000 in damages when objects were thrown from an overpass on U.S. 169 southeast of Iola at about 3 a.m. Friday. No suspects have been identified.
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Iola Middle School students make honor roll lists The Iola Middle School first quarter honor roll is divided into two parts. Regular honor roll is a 3.0 - 3.9 GPA and no F’s. The Principal’s honor roll is a 4.0 GPA with all A’s. Principal’s Honor Roll 8th grade: Cale Barnhart, Katie Bauer, Macayla Bycroft, Madison Carlin, Zachary Cokely, Camryn Freimiller, Sloan Geddry, Erin Klubek, Karly McGuffin, Colbi Riley, Olivia Taylor, Sophie Whitney, Isaiah Wicoff, Chloe Wilson. 7th grade: Mia Aronson, Dustin Bonnett, Derek Bycroft, Ashley Crane, Natalie DeGrado, Jacob Eyster, Brady Folk, Andrew Geddry, Blake Haar, Dalton Kerr,
Kolt Knoblich, Hannah Krone, Elijah Luedke, Mercedes Maple, Christopher McCormack, Jonathan Miller, Piper Moore, Evan Nelson, Breton Plumlee, Cole Regehr, Kassy Shelby, Makayla Simmons, Jennifer Tidd, Jeremy Waldman, Katelynn Weide, Mackenzie Wools. 6th grade: Casen Barker, Taelynn Bonnett, Haley Carlin, Dongming Eason Cheung, Torrance DePriest, Alexandra Fager, Danielle Fees, Sydni Keagle, Cal Leonard, Lauren McDermeit, Karson McGraw, Theresia Middleton, Kelsey Morrison, Brenna Northcutt, Sadrie Overall, Carlie Payne, Michael Price, Serandin Prock,
Andre Quinn, Gabriella Richards, Jada Stogsdill, Ella Taylor, Alexandria Vega, Shane Winner. Regular Honor Roll 8th grade: Abigail Allen, Bryce Andres, William Bath, Zury Burleson, Carley Cescon, Nathan Cuningham, Mea DeLaTorre, Brytni Graham, Hannah Herfurth, Ethan Holloway, Morgan Jett, Dyllan Jones, Reece Kimball, Emilee Luedke, Matthew Miller, Danielle Mitchell, Blake Mittelmeier, Emily Mollins, Alex Morrison, Justin Narvaez, Barry Porter, Addison Prather, Devan Radford, Marisol Rodriguez, Austin Rohr, Scout Rush, Dalton Ryherd, Mackenzie Scheibmeir, Edward Sell, Kylee
Marvins celebrate ESU’s homecoming Emporia State University celebrated 150
Save The Date LaDelle Cunningham 90th Birthday Party Savonburg Community Center
101 S. Walnut St. Sat., Oct. 26th • 2-4 p.m. If you are unable to attend but would like to send a card and a shared memory please send to: Rosann Wood 13819 W. 78th St. Lenexa, KS 66216 Hosts: Merrill & Wendy Cunningham, Randall & Kathy Cunningham & Tim & Rosann Wood.
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Calvary United Methodist Church Jackson & Walnut St., Iola
“The Cross Shines Brightly at Calvary” Sunday Worship.................9:15 a.m. Sunday School ................10:30 a.m. Rev. Gene McIntosh, pastor Office: 620-365-3883 Parsonage: 620-365-3893
The honor roll is divided into three sections: All A’s which require a 4.0; Principal’s honor roll, requiring 3.76 - 3.99 average; regular honor roll requiring 3.00 - 3.75. This is the first quarter honor roll. Seniors All A’s: Allison Cleaver, Rebecca Cunningham, Michaela Ingle, Tyler McIntosh, Ricky Michael, Jeremy Spears. Principal’s Honor Roll: Levi Baker, Eric Maxwell, Darci Collins, Adam Kauth, Katie Kelley, Karlie Lower, Bryce Misenhelter, Bryan Mueller, Fryendz Wallace, Derrick Weir, Mackenzie Weseloh, Trey Wilson. Regular Honor Roll: Halie Cleaver, Cody Conner, Hannah Endicott, Dakota Jones, Trenton Latta, Quinton Morrison, Travis Rieske, Courtney Sczuka, Emma Sigg, Courtney Smith, Megan Smith, Madilyn Vyhlidal, Michael Wilson, Jesse Zimmerman. Juniors All A’s: Emery Driskel, Addison Haar, Colton
First Assembly of God
1020 E. Carpenter, Iola Sunday School (All Ages). . . . . . . .9 a.m. Teens First Sunday...................9 a.m. Sunday Worship....................10 a.m. Sunday Praise & Prayer...........6 p.m. Kids First Wednesday. ........6:30 p.m. Wednesday Bible Class...........7 p.m. iolafirstag.org
Alondra Exiga, Elijah Fawson, Christian Floyd, Sabrina Flynn, Nissa Fountain, Dan Foust, Kayton Godfrey, River Hess, Annika Hobbs, Jordan Hunter, Mackenzi Hutton, Jillian Keller, Elysia Kunkler, Maria Lansdown, Kallen Lieurance, Cassidy Lowell, Alex Morris, Naomi Neal, Brody Nemecek, Sierra Petty, Hevan Poffenbarger, Domonic Ramsey, Devan Reiter, Orion Roach, Mason Ryherd, Alec Sager, Courtland Sager, Matric Scott, Asher Sievers, Royce Smith, Xadie Smith, Ian Spoor, Jillian Stokes, Allie Utley, Marisa Van Louden, Pieter Venter, Brandon Westerman, Raylea Wilson.
Heffern, Travis Hermstein, Tyler Holloway, Lexi Long, Kyra Moore, Adam Peterson, Emma Piazza, Baleigh Seeber, Baylea Thompson, Jonathan Tidd. Principal’s Honor Roll: Alex Bauer, Drake Dieker, Sarah Gonzalez, Matt Jacobs, Emily Klubek, Torrie Lewis, Kaden Macha, Torrie Maley, Brock Peters, Garrett Prall, Austin RoloffTremain, Katie Terhune, Shane Walden, Andrew Waldman. Regular Honor Roll: Jessica Adams, Justice Boll, Duncan Brookes, Taylor Catron, Vanessa DeCarlo, Grant DelaCruz, Joseph Dunlap, Kohl Endicott, Cristofer Harris, Wyatt Hines, Lauren Hunt, Alex Kelly, Nick Lehman, Caressa Lowell, Brittany Martin, Kaleb Mock, Andy Poffenbarger, Khrystal Smith, Colten Storrer, Asri Yunita. Sophomores All A’s: Olivia Bannister, Cassie Delich, Taylor Heslop, Clarie Moran, Mikaela Platt, Britanie Rogers, Bobbi Sinclair, Yohon Sinclair, Taelyn Sut-
terby, Abigail Taylor, Brett Taylor, Clara Wicoff. Principal’s Honor Roll: Valaree Burtnett, Ricky Dawn, Caitlin Dreher, Allyson Hobbs, Hannah Ingle, Micaiah Larney, Emily McKarnin, Sagar Patel, Joie Whitney, Colby Works. Regular Honor Roll: Brice Aiello, Caleb Michael AlexanderWilloughby, Judith Branstetter, McKayli Cleaver, Doug Dunlap, Ankit Gandhi, Kristin Garver, Bryan Gentry, Gus Hopkins, Emmily Johnson, Toben Kinzle, Johnathen Muhl, Jessica Oakley, Alexis Poffenbarger, Taylor Sell, Ashlie Shields, Whitney Tarter, Gage Tomlinson, Chyanne Vaughn, Catherine Venter, Klair Vogel Bayleigh Weide, Dylan Wille, Cierra Wynn. Freshmen All A’s: Persephone Burleson-Means, Alexis Heslop, Taylor Pace, Alexandrea Peres, Chase Regehr, Dakota Settlemyer, Sydney Wade. Principal’s Honor Roll: Riley Murry, Brooklyn Storrer, Aaron
Terhune, Noah Westervelt. Regular Honor Roll: Jerrica Adams, Lyssa Brookes, Gage Cleaver, Benjamen Cooper, Ryan Eyster, Isaiah Fawson, Bailey Hubbs, Kendall Jay, Caleb Johnson, Rylee Knavel, Riley Laymon, Della Lohman, Toni Macha, Destin Nichols, Keirstan Peterson, Braden Plumlee, Alex Smith, Victoria Smith, Caleb Spencer, Colton Toney, Abbigail Valentine, Brock VerHoeven, Joel Zimmerman.
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Humboldt United Methodist Church
St. John’s Catholic Church
Sunday School...................9:30 a.m. Morning Worship..................11 a.m. MS/HS Youth...........................5 p.m.
Saturday Evening...............5:30 p.m. Sunday Worship....................10 a.m.
806 N. 9th, Humboldt
310 S. Jefferson, Iola
(at St. Joseph’s, Yates Center......8 a.m.)
Wednesday P.S.R. Classes...6:30 p.m. September thru May Confessions Saturday. . .4:30 - 5 p.m.
Paul Miller, pastor
Marge Cox, pastor
LaHarpe Baptist Mission
St. Peter’s Lutheran Church
Sunday School......................10 a.m. Morning Worship..................11 a.m. Sunday Evening......................6 p.m. Wednesday Service................7 p.m.
Sunday Worship..8:15 a.m. & 10:30 a.m. Sunday School...................9:30 a.m.
First Baptist Church 7 & Osage, Humboldt th
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. Wednesday Night Bible Study. .7 p.m. Rev Jerry Neeley, pastor 620-473-2481
Carlyle Presbyterian Church
First Christian Church
29 Covert St., Carlyle
“Lead-Feed Tend” - John 21.15 - 17
Sunday Worship.................9:30 a.m. Sunday Singspiration .............6 p.m. Bible Study............... Tuesday 3 p.m.
Sunday School...................9:30 a.m. Sunday Worship...............10:30 a.m. Bible Study.............................6 p.m. Wednesday Prayer.............6:30 p.m.
1608 Oregon Rd., Iola
Sunday School immediately after service
Steve Traw, pastor
Dave McGullion, pastor Travis Riley, youth pastor
Community of Christ
First Presbyterian Church
East 54 Hwy., Iola
Ashleigh Nicholas, Charvelle Peterson, David Petty, Hunter Preston, Savanna Puckett, Abygail Roettgen, Kane Rogers, Orion Rogers, Trinity Roush, Taylor Salzwedel, Kyleigh Schwilling-Crites, Corrina Simpson, Parker Smith, Sierra Snavely, Kendra Sprague, Trevor Stover, Shaylee Sutterby, Angelina Wallace, Emily Weide, Alyssa White, Jacob Wight, Jaxson Wiltse, Brie-Anna Winner, Nicolas Zimmerman. 6th grade: Noah Ashmore, Tessa Bain, Amerikas Bell, Justice Bell, Mayte Breithaupt, Mikaila Buck, YunJie Burleson, Rachel Bycroft, Braiden DeGrado, Calvin Delich, Zaviera Evans,
Iola High students make top grades
years at its homecoming on Oct. 12. Mack Melvin, ESU senior and Iola native, helped construct and was a member on the Sigma Pi float in the parade. Marah Melvin, ESU senior, marched in the parade and cheered and danced at the football game. Marielle Melvin was honored as an ESU Stingers Dance and Cheer Squad alum. Mona Melvin was one of the alumni recognized for attending the school during its three name changes.
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Shaw, Evan Sigg, Zachary Slaven, Vicky Smith, Tyler Streeter, Anna Thyer, Isaac Vink, Ian Webber, Emma Weseloh, Chandler Wilson, Krista Wilson, William Winner. 7th grade: Spencer Ames, Blake Ashmore, Shaylee Baker, Tavon Bass, Hunter Baughn, Cellia Branstetter, Jacob Burcham, Jaden Channel, Caitlyn Cleaver, Kyler Coats, Jackson Cone, Gentry Dougherty, Tayton Driskel, Hailei Gregg, Chloe Hageman, Madisyn Holloway, Hayden Ingle, Jayden Jackson, Matthew Karr, Timothy Komma, Johnathon Lynn, Macie Martin, Bennjam Means, Hunter Mittelmeier, McKenzie Morris, Emma Neal, Dylan Newland,
302 E. Madison, Iola
901 S. Main, LaHarpe
Duwayne Bearden, pastor 620-228-1829
Moran United Methodist Church Sunday Worship.................9:30 a.m. Sunday School ..................8:45 a.m. James Stigall, pastor
Father John P. Miller
910 Amos St., Humboldt
David E. Meier, pastor 620-473-2343
Friends Home Lutheran Church Savonburg
Summer Schedule Sunday Worship.....................10 a.m. PMA Sidney Hose
St. Timothy’s Episcopal Church
12425 SW. Barton Rd., Colony
202 S. Walnut, Iola
Sunday School...................9:30 a.m. Sunday Morning Worship. . . .10:45 a.m.
Sunday Worship.................9:30 a.m. Sunday School.................10:45 a.m. Wednesday Kids Club.............3 p.m.
Wednesday Evening Prayer as announced
Rev. Kathryn Bell Interim Pastor 620-365-3481
Fellowship Regional Church
Grace Lutheran Church
214 W. Madison, Iola
117 E. Miller Rd., Iola
Sunday Worship...............10:30 a.m.
Sunday School.........................9 a.m. Adult Bible Class....................9 a.m. Worship Service...............10:30 a.m.
Gary Murphey, pastor
Streaming live on Sunday morning at www.thecruxchurch.com
Sunday School........................9 a.m. Sunday Worship....................10 a.m. Sunday Evening......................6 p.m. Sharon K. Voorhees, pastor
Holy Eucharist and Sermon at 9 a.m. followed by coffee and fellowship.
Rev. Jan Chubb
Poplar Grove Baptist Church
Trinity Lutheran Church
305 Mulberry, Humboldt Come Let Us Worship The Lord
Sunday School...................9:30 a.m. Sunday Worship...............10:45 a.m. Wednesday Service................7 p.m.
430 N. Grant, Garnett
Saturday Men & Womens Bible Study..................................9 a.m. Sunday School........................9 a.m. Sunday Worship....................10 a.m. Wednesday Bible Study..........6 p.m.
Jeff Cokely Jared Ellis Luke Bycroft
Rev. Bruce Kristalyn
Rev. Jon Gray
Ervin A. Daughtery Jr., pastor
First Baptist Church
Harvest Baptist Church
Salem United Methodist Church
Wesley United Methodist Church
801 N. Cottonwood, Iola
Sunday School.......9:15 - 10:15 a.m. Sunday Worship. . .10:30 - 11:30 a.m. on 1370 KIOL 11 - 11:30 a.m.
Sunday Evening Bible Study Youth/Adult............................6 p.m. Wednesday Prayer Meeting. . . .6 p.m. Dr. Michael Quinn, pastor 620-365-2779
406 S. Walnut, Iola
Family Prayer/Fellowship Hour 9:15 a.m. For the Entire Family! Main Worship Service at 10:30 a.m. Youth Group on Sunday Evenings at 6:30 p.m.
3 mi. west, 2 mi. south of Iola “Little White Church in the Country”
Sunday School......................10 a.m. Sunday Worship....................11 a.m.
Tony Godfrey, pastor
Rev. Gene McIntosh, pastor
Madison & Buckeye
Contemporary Praise............9:15 a.m. Sunday Worship.................9:30 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
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RASA HAS been a cycling enthusiast for about 10 years. He grew up on a farm outside of Lexington, Mo., before moving to Kansas City to attend DeVry University. Now, he builds websites independently, one of which is Kansas Cyclist, a cycling database and resource for enthusiasts in Kansas. Cycling was something that Rasa took into consideration when selecting a new home — he and his wife are moving from a rural area in Johnson County, between Olathe and Spring Hill — but it wasn’t the only consideration. “It’s a less hectic lifestyle and a place where we can walk,” he said of living in Iola. Where they lived prior, he and his wife were five miles from any store, what they “consider biking, not walking” distance. Also, Iola as a place isn’t a far cry from what he considers home. “In a sense it’s coming to a place sort of like home,” he said. “I’m comfortable in small towns.” But, cycling did have a major influence on his decision. The access to trails — he has ridden on the Prairie Spirit and Southwind Trails — and a new setting was enough to entice him to the area. RASA SAID he began cycling for fitness at around age 40. He lost about 25 pounds in the first two years. Now, cycling is very much a part of his lifestyle. While he said he enjoys almost any form of cycling, touring is what he spends the most time doing. Touring is a multi-day event, including spending the night at campsites. He said he rides around 5,000 miles per year as a goal, and is well on his way to match it in 2013. He said the cycling mentality has changed; people no longer see it as a viable form of transportation. “People see transportation as a car,” he said. “Within a small town, cycling is really easy.” He believes the cycling community in Kansas has plenty of room for expansion, and is always looking for it to grow. It was his motivation for starting Kansas Cyclist in the first place. “There was nothing that brought together the entire state,” he said of his online resource. “It has been very positive, people tell me it’s indispensable to them.” While it does not make as much money as his
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It’s photo official Gov. Sam Brownback, left, appointed Kent Thompson, Iola businessman and former Allen County commissioner, to the Kansas House of Representatives in Topeka Wednesday to replace Ed Bideau, who died Sept. 5. Thompson, 49, was nominated by Allen and Neosho counties Republicans at a convention here Sept. 29. Thompson said he anticipates running for election to a full two-year term in November 2014. COURTESY PHOTO
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Ken Colley handed out bouquets along with encouragement to Iola Rotarians Thursday. Colley is governor of Rotary District 6110, of which Iola is a member. Colley, Fort Smith, Ark., said the organization’s focus is “Engage Rotary, Change Lives,” and that a way to accomplish that was to host a Rotary exchange student. He should know, Colley and wife Lynn have hosted eight foreign students, several of whom have spent a full year in their home. The first was a Brazilian girl in 1995, and the experience was “as good for us as it was for her.” Local Rotarians are hosting a student from Taiwan, “and you all are going to be tremendously happy for having done it,” Colley said. He mentioned several goals for District 6110 this year. Support of Rotary International is at the top of the list. The benchmark in any year is for a club to provide financial support of $100 for each member, which Iola Rotarians met last year. Iola ranked 13th among 82 clubs in the
district in giving in permember comparison, Colley said. Another financial goal is for one or more members to become a Paul Harris Fellow, the requirement being contribution in a member’s name of $1,000. The Iola club has several Paul Harris Fellows. “If you contributed to Rotary International, you saved a life,” Colley said. Rotary International provides expertise and means for water wells to be constructed in Third World countries, which provides a clean source of water in areas where it previously was absent. At the beginning of Colley’s year as governor, the district had 4,680 members. He wants that to increase to 4,725 by the end of his tenure. The key, he said, is not just to bring people to meetings, but “also get them plugged into” programs, so they have ownership in a club and its activities. Colley’s enthusiasm for Rotary and its role in improving communities, foreign and domestic, bubbled over throughout this presentation. “Rotary is unlike anything else in the world,” he concluded.
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A chicken in everyone’s coop coming back around In his campaign for president in 1928, Herbert Hoover ran on the prosperity platform, promising “a chicken in every pot and a car in every garage.” The Great Depression was on the heels of Hoover’s election. Hoover couldn’t deliver on the chicken, much less the car. In an interview earlier this week, Debbie and Duwayne Bearden talked about their lives as farmers and pushed the idea of city folk taking more ownership of the food they consume. The Beardens raise Angus cattle and poultry. And though they know most people have no business around 1,000-pound animals, they reckon most could handle a chicken or two. For a family, four or five chickens would lay enough eggs to keep them well fed, Duwayne said. They are easy to maintain, Debbie said, requiring no more than a coop, feed, and the daily routine of collecting the eggs. Debbie said chickens also have unique personalities, remembering her son Travis enjoying being in the coop with them. “He’d place seed along his arm up to his shoulder,” along which a hen would travel up. The Beardens collect
Susan Lynn Register editor 104 eggs a day from their brood. This winter they are expecting another “100 pullets coming on,” Duwayne said, which should bring the egg production up to 150 a day, when the molting stage is figured in. Duwayne said for those who don’t take kindly to pre-dawn crowing, the rooster is superfluous anyway, unless you want the egg fertilized. Duwayne said growing your own food helps you keep in better touch with what you eat. IN IOLA, chickens, goats and sheep are off-limits, according to Carl Slaugh, city administrator, and would require a change in city codes to allow such critters. The farm-to-table movement is changing such requirements. Lawrence and Denver, for example, allow residents to raise chickens, though they limit the size of the brood. It’s definitely food for thought.
Cars more than a ride for many A highlight of Farm-City Days each year is the car show. I readily admit to falling under the spell of vehicles of every description. This week I stopped by Jim West’s home, after noticing the door up on the shop where he was primping an old Studebaker truck for Bob Walden. West has had a love affair with cars, beginning when he and others started the Coachmen’s Car Club here in the late 1950s. He, Walden and others were in high school at the time, when it was possible to do meaningful work with a handful of tools and a little knowhow. Ignition and fuel systems were relatively simple. Nowadays, computers have taken away most at-home repairs, which is one reason car shows have become so popular. Today, it’s more middle-aged and older folks who are the real fanciers of the souped-
Kobach: demigod or demagogue? Last week Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach again placed himself and Kansas in the national spotlight and left Kansans wondering whether he is a demigod or a demagogue on state elections. Demigod refers to “one so preeminent in intellect, ability, power, beneficence, or appearance as to seem to approach the divine.” Demagogue on the other hand is defined as “a political leader who seeks to gain personal or partisan advantage by specious or extravagant claims, promises, or charges.” Last week Kobach instructed local election officials to prepare voter rolls into a two-tier structure for voting, unlike any other state in the nation. One category of Kansas voters, who sign a sworn statement of citizenship on a federal registration form, will be allowed to vote only in elections for federal offices. A second category of Kansas voters, who meet the nation’s strictest requirements for proof of citizenship as established by Kansas lawmakers on advice of Kobach, will be allowed to vote in all elections: federal, state, and local. Other Kansans seeking to register are being placed in “suspension” for not providing sufficient proof of citizenship and will be barred from voting. Kobach dismisses these citizens, now numbering more than 18,000 and growing, as “mostly casual registrants, many of whom do not intend to vote.” Kobach’s actions represent his latest episode in cleverly exploiting national inaction on immigration reform and ingeniously linking immigration to voting. He uses the historically low-profile, ministerial office of secretary of state, in combination with
his side-practice in immigration law, to gain national attention for himself and the state. For those crusading against illegal immigration, Kobach appears as demigod. He brandishes credentials as Eagle Scout, White House Fellow, and professor of constitutional law with degrees from Harvard, Yale, and Oxford. He protects the integrity of elections by championing restricted access to voting. He advises lawmakers on measures to crack down on illegal immigration and, when challenged, defends their actions in court. He sues state and national officials who he believes to be lax on immigration enforcement. He carries the crusaders’ case nationally and gains support from the Republican Party and many of its candidates. For those who advocate immigration reform and lifting unnecessary barriers to voting, Kobach appears as demagogue. He concocts the issue of widespread voter fraud to win the office of secretary of state. He fabricates stories of voting by non-citizens to promote questionable measures that restrict voting and places thousands of potential voters in suspension. He unethically uses his public office to expand his lucrative law practice. Kobach’s recent action has produced both administrative and political fallout. His two-tier voting procedure has been labeled a “nightmare” by one local election
official. Many Kansas counties already require over a hundred separate ballots, and that number will double, increasing costs and further complicating local election administration. Following up on thousands of suspended voters has already expanded local workloads and strained local budgets. This latest chapter further augments Kobach’s reputation as a Republican renegade. Republican state lawmakers have become wary of his shenanigans and quietly buried his anti-immigration initiatives that have found favor in other states. Grover Norquist, a national tax policy ally of Governor Sam Brownback, came to town last January and took a shot at Kobach, declaring “people can get attention with outrageous positions…but it’s not constructive for the country, it’s not constructive for the modern Republican Party.” While Kobach gains national fame, whether as demigod or demagogue, a political question remains: Will the state’s Republican leaders — Brownback, his legislative allies, and members of the state congressional delegation — continue to stand aside as Kobach eclipses them in the spotlight, divides Kansas Republicans, and diverts public attention to disenfranchised voters, rather than core issues in their Red State model of governance? Flentje is a professor at Wichita State University. Letters to the editor must be signed and must include the writer’s address & telephone number. Names will be omitted on request only if there might be danger of retribution to the writer. Letters can be either emailed or sent by traditional means. E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
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up, customized and brightly painted autos. Automobiles now have features that are light years ahead of my first car, a 1951 Pontiac, but except for those who have a well-padded billfold the super-charged rides of the modern era are out of range of most of us. My Pontiac wasn’t much to look at, with springs on one side broken to the point that it meandered down the road at a tilt. It burned and leaked oil to the point that when I drove into a service station and asking to have it filled with oil
and the gas checked wasn’t all that far-fetched. I bought the car for $20 and later junked it out for $20. As difficult as it is for today’s teens to believe, I didn’t have a car until my second year at Pittsburg State, when my grandfather mercifully forked over enough cash for me to buy a 1955 Ford that had seen better days. Later I purchased my first new car, a 1964 Chevelle Supersport, and truly thought I was king of the road. Beverly and I had it for a while after being married in 1965 — including a trip to Las Vegas the summer of 1966 without airconditioning — before settling into a series of “family” cars. But you can bet your bottom dollar I’ll be looking closely at several entries in today’s car show that will give a nostalgic mind’s eye journey back to the 1950s and ’60s.
GOP: Must stop poking themselves in the eye At last, Americans can see several months down the road. Congress’ long-awaited deal that reopened the government and raised the debt ceiling means the country won’t keep living without a government and, worse, walk on its debts. The situation should never have gotten that extreme. Still, this newspaper is relieved seasoned senators crafted a compromise. Also important: GOP Sen. Ted Cruz of Texas chose not to block it. Better a solution that will last until early next year than no pact at all. As the horizon becomes clearer, or simply slightly less cloudy, it is obvious that Republicans can’t keep poking themselves in the eye. Going back several elections, business Republicans thought they could saddle up with tea party conservatives. But the fissure has cracked wide open since Cruz moved to close the government with his revolt against Obamacare. First, there’s a fundamental difference between a limitedgovernment conservative and an anti-government conservative. The former believes government must do core functions right. The latter questions the fundamental need for those functions. In Texas, for example, Republicans such as House Speaker Joe Straus are asking voters to approve a constitutional amendment that would fund many of Texas’ water needs. But a small band of other Republicans question the need for such financing or believe water supplies should be entirely privatized. The party will stumble around blindly until it resolves these differences. It needs resolution sooner than later. Second, these factions offer
radically different approaches to governing. Business Republicans uphold principle but will compromise for the larger good. Tea party Republicans believe principle overrides all; better to lose on principle than to win or tie on compromise. You could see this tension daily in U.S. House Speaker John Boehner’s face. The Republican leader prefers governing by combining principles with compromise, but he was hamstrung by Cruz and crew, who believe compromise makes a leader weak. As it looks ahead, the GOP should embrace limited-government conservatism for its sake and the country’s. Tea party conservatives can light up rallies with speeches, but they can’t govern. The nation can’t move ahead without leaders who know how to bargain. WE’RE ENCOURAGED that an increasing number of business Republicans are stepping up to address this tension. The News’ Michael Lindenberger reported in Wednesday’s editions how executives in Dallas, such as Dallas Regional Chamber president Jim Oberwetter, believe the GOP needs more leaders who prefer broad solutions over narrow ideology. Similarly, national business groups are talking about fielding GOP primary candidates. They want Republicans in office who lack the death wish of no-compromise conservatives. Business Republicans can’t be timid, though. They are squaring off against those who would rather starve than win a half-loaf. And this battle has only just begun. — The Dallas Morning News
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Former attorney general loses law license with allegation By JOHN MILBURN Associated Press
TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) â€” The Kansas Supreme Court indefinitely suspended the law license of former state Attorney General Phill Kline on Friday, following allegations of ethical misconduct during his investigation of abortion providers. The court agreed with a state disciplinary panel that Kline repeatedly misled or allowed subordinates to mislead others, including a Kansas City-area grand jury, to further his investigations. The unanimous decision came after repeated disputes between the Republican and critics of his tactics. Tom Condit, Klineâ€™s attorney, said Friday that Kline reasserted that he never intentionally lied or misled others in pursuit of his case. He and
Kline were reviewing the ruling and considering their next steps, Condit said. In 2007, Kline filed 107 criminal charges against a Planned Parenthood clinic in the Kansas City suburbs, accusing it of performing illegal abortions and falsifying records. The last of those charges were dropped in August 2012. He also pursued misdemeanor criminal charges against Dr. George Tiller because of late-term abortions performed by his Wichita clinic. The case was dismissed for jurisdictional reasons. Kline began the investigations of both providers just months into his 2003-2007 term as attorney general. The clinics resisted his attempts to get information from patientsâ€™ medical records, but eventually the courts allowed him access to edited documents.
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Justices said Kline committed â€œsignificant and numerousâ€? violations as an attorney while pursuing prosecutions as attorney general and district attorney in Johnson County.
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neys who are going to be taking a long vacation,â€? Condit said. â€œFact finders are human and they can be wrong. In this case they are wrong.â€? Peter Brownlie, president and CEO of Planned Parents of Kansas and Mid-Missouri, said the ruling was a vindication of the organizationâ€™s stance that Kline was on
a â€œpolitically motivated witch huntâ€? in prosecuting abortion providers. â€œIt was an excellent example of him using any means to justify the ends in his mind,â€? Brownlie said. â€œIt should give persons in elected office or not pause about using such unethical tactics.â€? Klineâ€™s supporters said the ruling was evidence of collusion between the Supreme Court and former Democratic Gov. Kathleen Sebelius, now secretary of Health and Human Services. â€œThis is just another layer of icing on the Kansas Tiller/Sebelius late-term abortion corruption cake,â€? said Mary Kay Culp, executive director of Kansans for Life. Brownlie said Sebelius had nothing to do with the ruling, adding â€œThe only person who can be blamed for todayâ€™s decision is Mr. Kline him-
self.â€? The Supreme Court said Kline could ask for his license to be reinstated after three years, but that any application would be reviewed by the court. The justices also could seek additional review by the state disciplinary panel for attorneys. When Kline was the subject of an ethics investigation before the stateâ€™s highest court last year, an appeals court attorney tweeted disparaging comments about Kline â€” and predicted he would be disbarred. The attorney, Sarah Peterson Herr, was suspended and later fired for her actions. She faces a state disciplinary hearing in December. Kline was Johnson County district attorney in 2007 and 2008. He is now a visiting professor at Liberty University in Virginia.
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him and his friend Kirk and I made it into a full story.â€? The story takes place in Iola in 1969. On a rainy day, teenagers Kirk and David are playing catch in the basement and the ball rolls to a door. Behind the door is a lake and in the lake is a monster, the Abominog. The Abominog kidnaps Kirk, and David has to complete a task to save his friend. Ashford is credited on the cover for creating the idea for her novel. â€œHeâ€™s one proud daddy,â€? she said. â€œI gave him a rough draft for his birthday.â€? Thomas currently lives in Virginia, but she grew up in Bonner Springs. She graduated from Kansas State Uni-
versity and majored in criminology. She received a masterâ€™s in applied behavioral science from Wright State University, Dayton, Ohio. â€œWriting started as a hobby,â€? she said. â€œIt is an outlet for me.â€? Thomas also blogs on her website passionatepurpose.org. Her novel is self-published under her own company, Passionate Purpose. â€œIt is really difficult to break through,â€? into the publishing field, she said. â€œMy husband really helped me out in the uncharted territory.â€? Her husband, Dustin, is in the Air Force and their family has traveled across many states. Thomas stays at home and homeschools her two daughters, Rhianna and Sydney. The girls
are active in gymnastics and piano. Thomas writes in the quiet of evenings. â€œWhen my husband was deployed I got a lot of it done,â€? she said. â€œAbominogâ€? was released in early September and there will be a sequel. The book is available on the Amazon website. Thomas said she is also working to make it available on Barnes and Noble. Thomas said the book can also be found on her website. The story is geared for children 8 to 13. Thomas said she doesnâ€™t get to make it back to Iola often. â€œI really cherish my dadâ€™s stories,â€? she said. â€œI want to share them and pass them down to my kids.â€?
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for the ceremony on hospital grounds. Harry Lee, chairman of hospital trustees, said â€œit has been a wonderful challenge to bring this facility to fruition.â€? Mary Kay Heard, a member of the Uniting for Excellence fundraising campaign, noted $2,203,101.26 has been raised so far to purchase equipment for the new hospital and establish a $1 million endowment. â€œThe gifts were of all sizes, but every giverâ€™s heart was big,â€? she said. Heard noted the campaign to build a new hospital began almost four years ago. After the ceremonies, hospital staff and volunteers conducted tours
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throughout the day. PLANS TO open the hospital for business on Oct. 29, have suffered a setback because of a failure by AT&T to make phone service available, said Ron Baker, chief executive officer of the hospital, late Friday. â€œThey still donâ€™t have the capabilities to make the voice connections operable,â€? Baker said, his voice fraught with frustration. â€œWeâ€™re exploring what we can do in the interim. Itâ€™s not out of range to consider another supplier, but we may be bound by contract to stay with AT&T in the end,â€? Baker said. â€œIt could be until January that we open. Weâ€™re hoping that by the mid-
dle of next week they can give us a solid estimate if and when a backup system could be installed,â€? he said. The delay causes a reshuffling of events planned around the Oct. 29 opening. â€œWe had to pull the plug on a sequence of events,â€? he said. â€œNext week we had vendors lined up to train employees on equipment. Those sessions need to be as close to the opening of the hospital as possible. â€œThey will all have to be rescheduled,â€? Baker said. Still feeling the flush from the overwhelming public response to the open house, Baker said, â€œthe support of the community is something we all can be proud of.â€?
Saturday, October 19, 2013
The Iola Register
Musician coming to Chanute church
John Michael Talbot, a contemporary Christian musician, will perform Nov. 1214 at St. Patrick Catholic Church, 424 S. Central, Chanute. The event will begin each evening at 7 oâ€™clock. Admission is free. Talbot has played for more than 35 years. He has 4.5 million sales and has compositions published in hymnals throughout the world.
Case Hornberger Case Wyatt Hornberger was born Aug. 15, 2013, in Lawrence. He is the son of Ashley and Clint Hornberger, Baldwin City. He weighed 7 pounds, 14 ounces and was 19Â˝ inches long. His maternal grand-
parents are Deanna Helms, Iola, and Richard and Becky Helms, Iola. His paternal grandparents are Chip and Jan Hornberger, Baldwin. Caseâ€™s great-grandparents are Roberta McGie, Iola, Yvonne Budd, Indianola, Iowa, and Bob and Gloria Pringle, Baldwin City.
He is considered one of the most active and motivational ministers traveling throughout the world. Talbot has been recognized with awards from the National Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences, the Gospel Music Association, Mercy Corps and the Mother Teresa award. For more information event contact the parish office at 620431-3165.
John Michael Talbot will perform in November.
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Saturday, October 19, 2013
First half troubles doom Mustangs By RICHARD LUKEN email@example.com
CHANUTE — A miserable first half, complete with missed assignments, lousy weather and an opponent eager to capitalize on everything Iola High did wrong spelled trouble for the Mustangs Friday evening. Three Iola turnovers led to quick Blue Comet scores as Chanute led 31-0 at the break and 38-0 just minutes into the second half. The Mustangs ended the game with a little added vigor, but could do no better than score a lone touchdown in the fourth quarter of a 38-7 defeat. The loss drops Iola to 4-3 overall and 0-1 in Class 4A district play. The Mustangs have another tough chore in righting their shop. They travel to Fort Scott next Friday for another district matchup. “Blown assignments killed us,” Iola head coach Doug Kerr said. “These were mistakes we hadn’t been making all year long.” Chanute was ready from the get-go. Iola forced an early Blue
Iola High’s Trent Latta (5) hauls in a pass in the second half of the Mustangs’ 38-7 loss to Chanute. Blocking on the play is Iola’s Quinton Morrison (62) and Kaden Macha (12). REGISTER/RICHARD LUKEN
Comet punt, but the Mustangs first pass was deflected at the
line of scrimmage and pulled by Chanute’s Caleb Dietsch for
an interception. Dietsch rambled into the end zone, but the
score was nullified because officials said a Blue Comet teammate illegally pushed Dietsch across the goal line. Little matter. Two plays later, Chanute’s Alex Son bowled through on a 2-yard score to push the Comets up 7-0. “It seems like when you have an early turnover in a high school game, it can stun a team,” Kerr said. “It took us until about halftime to get unstunned. There was some frustration.” Iola was still without a first down when Chanute quarterback Christian Wiltse found Ethan VanAnne alone for a 51yard touchdown pass late in the first half to push the lead to 17-0. Dallas Joyce joined the fun midway through the second quarter, capping an 11-play, 57yard drive with a 1-yard touchdown run to push the lead to 24-0. A Mustang fumble with 15 seconds left in the half turned into trouble again. Wiltse found Kenton Richards on a 30-yard touchdown pass on See MUSTANGS | Page B2
Pioneer League titles just out of Iola runners’ reach Mustangs miss out on crown by one point By RICHARD LUKEN firstname.lastname@example.org
RICHMOND — First, the good news. Iola High’s cross country runners put forth a number of strong performances at Thursday’s Pioneer League meet, with five runners earning all-league recognition for their efforts. Iola’s Kohl Endicott had what head coach Marv Smith described as a “hero’s” race, claiming second overall. Endicott ran the boys 5k with a time of 17:10.6, while Braden Plumlee finished sixth at 18:17.4 and Jeremy Spears was seventh at 18:19.5. But one last nugget remained agonizingly just out of reach. The Mustangs missed out on the Pioneer League team championship by a single point, finishing with 47 points to Anderson County’s 46. The crowd of exhausted runners, anxious coaches, parents and other supporters let out an audible gasp as the final results were announced. “I was crushed — the same reaction as our team members,” Smith said. “We expected it to be close, but we expected to win the league. Unfortunately, Anderson County had something to say about that.” The razor-thin margin was derived from totaling the finishes of each team’s top five runners. The Mustangs’ all-league trio was joined in the team results with Michael Wilson, who finished 13th at 18:59.4, and Colby Works, who took 19th at 19:21.1. Anderson County, conversely, had runners finish in places 3, 5, 9, 14 and 15. Smith said the Bulldogs’ ninth-place runner, Tyler Jumet, was perhaps the key runner in the sequence. “He also ran a ‘hero’s race,’” Smith said, noting Jumet shaved more than 80 seconds off his season’s best time. Had
Iola High’s Abigail Taylor leads a pack of runners through the girls course at the Pioneer League Cross Country Meet.
Kohl Endicott charges up a hill at the Pioneer League meet Thursday.
Above, Iola high’s Braden Plumlee leads Jeremy Spears down the stretch Thursday at the Pioneer League Cross Country Meet. At right, Megan Klubek runs in the girls race.
he just equaled his previous mark, he would have finished in the mid teens. “Kohl did a great job, but it only moved him up from third to second,” Smith said. “Kohl, Braden and Jeremy
could not really enjoy their medal award ceremony because of their disappointment in the team results,” he continued. “That’s life, and that’s sports. You can work hard, do everything to the best of your See SO CLOSE | Page B3
Saturday, October 19, 2013
The Iola Register
Wildcats roll to Cubs open district on high note win over St. Paul ST. PAUL—Yates Center “bounced back” in a big way after a tough loss to Marais des Cygnes Valley with a 64-18 win over St. Paul Indians Friday night. “We just took care of business, it’s good to bounce back,” Head Coach Ben Weihn said following the game. The Wildcats put 22 points on the Indians in the first quarter, and another 30 in the second. The Indians only put up 18 in the first half, and were held scoreless in the third to end the game by mercy rule. “We just played really well,” Weihn said. “We knew we were the better team.”
The Wildcats had 380 yards of total offense in just three quarters — 315 from the ground, and 65 from the air — with some stellar individual performances as well. Calen DeNoon rushed for 183 yards, and had 25 receiving yards. Austin McNett rushed for 71 yards, and had 40 yards receiving. DeNoon contributed seven touchdowns in the contest, McNett and Sophomore Ty Spencer contributed a score as well. Defensively, McNett led in unassisted tackles with 14, followed by Justin Rossillon with 12 and DeNoon with nine.
Yates Center 22-30-12-x—64 St. Paul 6-12-0-x—18
EUREKA — The Humboldt Highs Cubs were playing in full-form Friday night against the Eureka Tornadoes, in a win that gives their district championship hopes a substantial boost. The Cubs came out on top in Eureka, 34-20, following up a close first half with an explosive second. “I was really proud of our kids,” Head Coach K.B. Criss said. “Fighting back after a couple of big losses and getting the win on the road.” Jacob Carpenter capped a Humboldt drive to open the scoring in the contest, with an 11-yard rush to the end zone — Caleb Vanatta’s 3-yard rush for the point after was good.
Following a Tornado score to cut the lead to 8-6, Hunter Murrow picked off Eureka for a 47-yard touchdown to start the second quarter. Eureka’s Colton Pitko hit DeAllen Nelson for a 68-yard touchdown pass to cut Humboldt’s lead to 16-12 going into the half. Another “tone-setting” play from Vanatta to start the second half gave the Cubs the boost they needed. He returned the opening kickoff 84-yards for a Cub touchdown. “I thought Hunter’s pick six was a huge play in the first half and Caleb’s kickoff return to start the second half gave us the momentum and set the tone,” Criss said.
Despite another fruitful drive for the Tornadoes, an 25-yard Alex Murrow touchdown pass to Justin Meins at the end of the third, coupled with a 55-yard Vanatta rushing touchdown in the fourth, put the win in the books for the Cubs. Vanatta led in rushing with 16 carries for 136 yards, followed by Carpenter with nine carries for 32 yards. From the air, Alex Murrow completed seven passes on 12 attempts for 85 yards. Meins had three receptions for 55 yards, and Hunter Murrow had three receptions for 27 yards. According to Criss, the Cubs’ defense had a “bend, but not break” strategy for the evening.
They allowed 318 yards of offense from the Tornadoes, but snuffed out several drives. Zach Osborn led the Cubs in solo tackles with 10, followed by Carpenter with seven and Hunter Murrow with six. The Cubs picked off the Tornadoes four times as well. Hunter Murrow had two, Carpenter and Meins had one apiece. The Cubs travel to Fredonia in another key district matchup Friday. Their league record stands at 1-0. Humboldt 8-8-12-6—34 Eureka 6-6-8-0—20 Humboldt Eureka First downs 7 8 Rushing 32/157 28/114 Passing-yds 85 204 Total Offense 242 318 Passing 7-12 17-40 Fumbles 2 1
ANW Mustangs: Chanute rolls to 38-7 victory over Iola bowlers compete Continued from B1
The ANW Special Education Cooperative Special Olympics Kansas team was in Pittsburg Thursday for a bowling tournament. Attending were: From Iola, Joseph Barbarick, first in his division; Bo Bland, first; Judy Branstetter, fourth; Gavin Doolittle, second; William Hill, first; Leibreanne Moore, second; Breezy Nading, first; Justin Narvaez, second; Destin Nichols, second; Kaylee Norton, first; Ian Spoon, third; Christopher White, second. From Neosho Falls, Manual Doolittle, first; From Moran, Ty Johnson, fifth; From Yates Center, Dakota Knowles, first; Rosetta Ross, second; Mariz Scheterbeck, third; Gracie Splechter, third. From Gas, Courtland Sager, second. From Colony, Wolfgang Webber, fourth. Competing from Allen County Special Olympics were Casey Riebel, LaHarpe, first; Steven Riebel, LaHarpe, second; and Bridgette Eckroat, Piqua, first.
next play from scrimmage to push lead to 31-0. The halftime break did little to slow the Blue Comet charge. Iola’s second play from scrimmage in the third quarter was picked off by Chanute’s Derek Sharp. Wiltse found Dakota Gough on a 28yard pass on fourth-andone, setting up Joyce’s second touchdown of the night, a 3-yard run.
THE MUSTANGS had two choices from there: slink their tails and go quietly into the frigid night, or to fight back. Fight back, they did. While the Mustang offense still could not find its rhythm against the stout Blue Comet defense, Iola’s defenders amped up their play a few notches.
Iola 0-0-0-7—7 Chanute 17-14-7-0—38 Chanute — Son 2 yd run (LaRocca kick) Chanute — LaRocca 22 yd field goal Chanute — VanAnne 51 yd pass from Wiltse (LaRocca kick) Chanute — Joyce 1 yd run (LaRocca kick) Chanute — Richards 30 yd pass from Wiltse (LaRocca kick) Chanute — Joyce 3 yd run (LaRocca kick) Iola — Macha 1 yd run (Macias kick) Iola Chanute First Downs 8 18 Rushes-yds 39-130 54-205 Passing yds 19 191 Total Offense 149 396 Passing 4-12-2 7-14-0 Fumbles-Lost 2-2 3-2 Punts/Avg 5/45 4/31
Eric Maxwell blasted Wiltse on one incomplete pass shortly before Adam Kauth leveled a Blue Comet receiver on another incompletion. Iola forced a fumble and punt on Chanute’s next two possessions. A bad snap on another Blue Comet punt led to a fumble recovery by Iola’s Kaden Macha, who returned the ball to the Chanute 8. Macha kept the ball on the next two plays, running in the second on a 1-yard keeper for Iola’s sole score. “I was very proud of how the guys fought back in the second half,” Kerr said, “and it wasn’t like we were doing it against their backups. They had their starters in until the end. We challenged the guys at halftime to play their best 24
Iola High’s Jacob Rhoads (3) and Derrick Weir (50) corral Chanute High’s Dallas Joyce Friday in Chanute’s 38-7 victory. REGISTER/RICHARD LUKEN
Penalties-yds 4/43 2/15 Individual statistics Rushing: Iola — Whitworth, 9-43; Macha, 9-34; Aiello, 4-34; Kauth, 6-16; Rhoads 8-7; McIntosh, 3-(minus-4). Chanute — Joyce, 24-79; Wiltse, 16-65; Son, 5-22; Richards, 3-22; Luna, 1-13; VanAnne, 2-9; Ellis, 1-1; Vogel, 1-0; Durbin, 1-(minus-6). Passing: Iola — McIntosh, 4-12, 19 yards. Chanute — Wiltse, 7-14, 191 yards. Receiving: Iola — Kauth, 2-12; Latta, 2-7. Chanute — Richards, 3-75; VanAnne, 1-51; Sharp, 1-29; Gough, 1-28; Dietsch, 1-8. Tackles: Iola — Macha, 14; Zimmerman, 7; Weir, 7; Misenhelter, 7; Walden, 7; Latta, 6; Kauth, 6; Maxwell, 4; Rhoads, 3; Frye, 3; Conner, 2; Aiello, 2; Whitworth, 2; Reynolds, 1.
minutes of the season, and I think we did that. It was 7-7 after halftime.” After erupting for more than 320 yards of total offense in the first two quarters, the Blue Comets were held to just 65 in the second half. But Chanute’s defense was there to make sure Iola could draw no closer. The Mustangs were limited to 149 yards of total offense on the night, and only 19 yards passing. John Whitworth led the Mustang ground game with 43 yards on nine carries. Macha and Brice Aiello rushed for 34 yards apiece. McIn-
tosh was 4 of 12 passing for 19 yards. Kauth had two receptions for 12 yards; Trent Latta had two catches for seven. Macha led the Iola defense with 14 tackles, including six solos. Derrick Weir, Bryce Misenhelter and Jesse Zimmerman had seven stops apiece. Shane Walden had a quarterback sack. Maxwell and Macha recovered fumbles. Macha also had a strong night punting, with three 50-yard-plus punts. He averaged 45 yards per punt. Friday’s contest was played in a light mist,
with temperatures in the 30s and a strong north wind that kept the wind chill to near freezing. “Our kids really brought it in the second half,” Kerr said. “I just wish we could’ve brought it in the first quarter.”
Lakin 28, Cimarron 0 Lansing 40, KC Washington 18 Lawrence Free State 55, KC Wyandotte 14 Leavenworth 16, Lawrence 8 Lebo 36, KC East Lions 0 Liberal 64, Goddard 46 Linn 62, Glasco/Miltonvale-Southern Cloud 40 Louisburg 47, Prairie View 0 Lyndon 69, Oswego 24 Lyons 40, Ellsworth 33 Madison 62, Burlingame 14 Maize 40, Garden City 24 Maize South 65, El Dorado 17 Manhattan 22, Topeka 7 Marais des Cygnes Valley 70, Uniontown 22 Maranatha Academy 62, Wentworth Military, Mo. 8 Marion 27, Halstead 0 McLouth 38, Oskaloosa 0 McPherson 42, Smoky Valley 13 Meade 73, Wichita County 18 Medicine Lodge 50, Ellinwood 36 Mill Valley 48, KC Schlagle 0 Moscow 54, Ashland 6 Moundridge 40, Hillsboro 35 Nemaha Valley 20, Riley County 12 Neodesha 19, Erie 14 Ness City 26, Trego 6 Newton 49, Emporia 42 Northern Valley 72, Stockton 44 Norton 41, Minneapolis 7 Oakley 12, Oberlin-Decatur 6 Olathe North 33, Olathe Northwest 7 Olpe 33, Northeast-Arma 6 Onaga 46, Chase County 22 Osborne 80, Clifton-Clyde 32 Otis-Bison 72, Western Plains/
Healy 26 Oxford 58, Central Burden 8 Paola 73, Osawatomie 28 Peabody-Burns 48, Flinthills 0 Pratt Skyline 40, St. John 34 Rawlins County 56, Quinter 8 Remington 14, Bluestem 8 Rock Creek 35, Marysville 6 Rock Hills 74, Lakeside 24 Rose Hill 32, Augusta 26 Rossville 35, Mission Valley 0 Sabetha 28, Riverside 12 Salina Sacred Heart 21, Southeast Saline 8 Salina South 55, Salina Central 27 Scott City 6, Hoisington 0 Sedgwick 55, Wichita Independent 14 Shawnee Heights 48, Highland Park 6 Silver Lake 55, Pleasant Ridge 6 SM East 35, SM Northwest 13 SM West 56, SM North 29 Smith Center 40, Plainville 8 Solomon 50, Little River 0 South Barber 66, Attica/Argonia 56 South Central 66, Macksville 16 South Gray 56, Deerfield 54 South Haven 68, Caldwell 26 Southeast 34, Riverton 0 Spearville 58, Satanta 8 St. John’s Beloit-Tipton 40, Logan 14 St. Mary’s 46, Council Grove 20 St. Mary’s Academy 20, St. John’s Military 12 St. Thomas Aquinas 60, KC Harmon 0 Stafford 54, Norwich 6 Sublette 28, Syracuse 6
Sylvan-Lucas 46, Wilson 0 Thunder Ridge 48, Cheylin 0 Tonganoxie 38, Perry-Lecompton 8 Topeka Hayden 21, Royal Valley 0 Topeka Seaman 37, Topeka West 20 Triplains-Brewster 48, Greeley County 0 Udall 50, Sedan 26 Ulysses 41, Larned 0 Valley Heights 35, Doniphan West 15 Victoria 20, Dighton 0 Wabaunsee 21, Northern Heights 18 Wakefield 76, Pike Valley 50
Washington County 45, Bennington 6 Wellington 21, Clearwater 19 Wellsville 12, Central Heights 7 Weskan 2, Wheatland-Grinnell 0 West Elk 50, Cedar Vale/Dexter 0 West Franklin 42, Osage City 21 White City 50, Tescott 0 Wichita Bishop Carroll 56, Goddard-Eisenhower 21 Wichita Collegiate 49, Wichita Trinity 14 Wichita North 52, Wichita South 26 Wichita Northwest 69, Wichita Campus 16 Winfield 20, Mulvane 14
“Our kids really brought it in the second half. I just wish we could’ve brought it in the first quarter.” — Iola coach Doug Kerr
Prep football scores By The Associated Press Friday’s results Chanute 38, Iola 7 Humboldt 34, Eureka 20 Pleasanton 36, Marmaton Valley 4 Chetopa 42, Crest 14 Baileyville-B&B 56, Southern Coffey 6 Yates Center 64, St. Paul 18 Fort Scott 48, Anderson County 6 Fredonia 44, Burlington 26 Abilene 28, Chapman 14 Andale 28, Buhler 21 Andover 42, Valley Center 17 Andover Central 49, Arkansas City 14 Atchison County 37, Maur Hill Mount Academy 13 Axtell 47, Frankfort 0 Baldwin 61, Ottawa 0 Beloit 48, Phillipsburg 27 Bishop Miege 49, KC Turner 0 Blue Valley Stilwell 47, Blue Valley Southwest 3 Bonner Springs 16, DeSoto 15 BV West 56, Pittsburg 35 Cair Paravel 54, Veritas Christian 6 Caney Valley 28, Cherryvale 0 Canton-Galva 58, Pretty Prairie 22 Central Plains 40, Lincoln 20 Centralia 55, Troy 20 Centre 42, Hartford 0 Chase 44, Goessel 28 Cheney 56, Nickerson 14 Christ Preparatory Academy 37, Jayhawk Linn 0 Coffeyville 55, Labette County 6 Columbus 46, Baxter Springs 0 Concordia 22, Colby 12 Conway Springs 35, Belle Plaine 6 Derby 76, Wichita Southeast 13
Douglass 32, Chaparral 0 Elkhart 64, Johnson-Stanton County 32 Ell-Saline 40, Republic County 8 Ellis 26, St. Francis 0 Eudora 14, Santa Fe Trail 13 Fowler 50, Bucklin 0 Frontenac 35, Parsons 0 Galena 30, Pittsburg Colgan 14 Garden Plain 40, Haven 6 Gardner-Edgerton 52, Olathe South 7 Goodland 8, Clay Center 7 Hanover 44, BV Randolph 0 Hays 47, Great Bend 14 Hays-TMP-Marian 49, Russell 0 Hesston 62, Circle 20 Hiawatha 21, Horton 6 Hodgeman County 64, Minneola 0 Holcomb 48, Southwestern Hts. 0 Holton 56, Wamego 6 Hope 48, Burrton 0 Hoxie 48, Hill City 0 Hugoton 30, Pratt 6 Hutchinson 35, Dodge City 0 Independence 41, Girard 0 Ingalls 14, Rolla 6 Inman 48, Herington 7 Jefferson North 64, Jackson Heights 0 Jefferson West 36, Basehor-Linwood 35, OT Junction City 42, Washburn Rural 35 Kapaun Mount Carmel 14, Wichita West 13 KC Bishop Ward 26, KC Sumner 14 KC Piper 28, Atchison 20 Kingman 35, Hutchinson Trinity 6 Kiowa County 50, Fairfield 0 LaCrosse 30, Sterling 14
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Marmaton Valley Junior High’s squads down Lancers COLONY — Marmaton Valley Junior High’s volleyball team capped its run to perfection Thursday evening. The Wildcats’ A-team swept host Crest Middle School, 25-10, 25-16, to end the 2013 season with a 14-0 record. “Their volleyball has just begun,” Wildcat coach Brenda Mills said. “I told these girls they haven’t come close
to reaching their potential. It’s going to be fun to watch them play next year in high school.” Shayla Brooks led Marmaton Valley with 10 points and a kill, including a seven-point run, while Trinitee Gutierrez had seven points and two kills. MaKayla Brooks had six points and two kills. Paige Becker had a kill. The Wildcat B-team
ended its season with a 9-4 record with a 25-12, 25-12 win over the Lancers. Shayli Woods had seven points, while Genna Mitchell and Mickayla Genn had six points each. THE WILDCATS also prevailed, 26-20, in a thrilling football game that came down to the last minute. Marmaton Valley held the Lancers out of the
end zone at the end of the game, head coach Dan Uhlrich said. “It was a very good game against a tough Crest team,” Uhlrich said. “The boys worked really hard. I hope they learned many life lessons through their experiences.” Both Marmaton Valley and Crest ended the football season with a 6-1 record.
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ability, and still not get the results you want. It is not a fun lesson to learn. Since I have coached so long, I have been on both sides of the results, but for our seniors, it was a tough day. “It will take a while to get over it, but they will,” Smith said. “They will face other disappointments in life and this one will seem minor.” Other highlights: Works improved his time by more than a minute from a race on the same course two weeks earlier, while Isaiah Fawson, improved his projected finish by at least seven places, Smith said. Of the top five freshman runners, three were from Iola, Plumlee, Fawson and Kendall Jay. THE GIRLS’ race also left Smith feeling depleted, “more than the boys race,” he said. Abigail Taylor, a strong favorite to win the league title, aggravated a knee injury she suffered two weeks ago, and took fourth in the 4k with a time of 17:13. Taylor had defeated Wellsville’s Lauren McDaniel, Thursday’s win-
ner, by more than 30 seconds at Central Heights two weeks earlier. “Abigail was the runner-up last year, came to all of the summer workouts, and it was her time,” Smith said. “She deserved the gold medal, but that did not happen, either.” Smith likely will keep Taylor out of next week’s Class 4A regional meet in Ottawa. “No way can she continue to irritate the already bad knee problem,” Smith said. “She has to totally stop and hope it doesn’t bother her next race.” The girls had two other highlights. Megan Klubek reached her goal of earning all-league by placing eighth with a time of 17:36. Shannon Vogel finished 22nd with a time of 19:35. “Her goal was to break the 20-minute barrier,” Smith said. The top 10 runners earned all-league honors. With only three entrants, Iola did not receive a team score. Anderson County’s girls placed seven runners among the top 11 finishers to easily win the team title. “And none of those girls are seniors,” Smith said. middle-
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Above at left, Crest Middle School’s Kaitlyn LaCross goes up for a tip Thursday against Marmaton Valley Junior High. Above at right, Marmaton Valley’s Megan Ensminger connects on a shot. Marmaton Valley won in two sets. Below, the two schools also met on the football field. Marmaton Valley’s Gage Griffith (12) tackles Crest ball carrier Chad Classen in the Wildcats’ 26-20 victory. REGISTER/STEVEN SCHWARTZ
YC’s Busteed takes Tri-Valley top honors Iola Middle School’s Bret Plumlee leads to the finish in winning the seventh-grade boys race Thursday at the Pioneer League meet. REGISTER/RICHARD LUKEN schoolers also had a strong day. Bret Plumlee won the seventh-grade boys race, finishing the mile in 5:56. Jack Eyster was fourth at 6:17 and Jaxson Wiltse was fifth at 6:21. Natalie DeGrado took third among seventh-grade girls at 6:45, improving her time by 23 seconds. Chloe Hageman took fourth in 7:15. Varsity boys (5k) 1. Anderson County, 46; 2. Iola, 47; 3. Wellsville, 80; 4. Osawatomie, 102; 5. Prairie View, 103; 6. Central Heights, 132. 1. Chase Bouse, Wellsville, 16:52.5 2. Kohl Endicott, 17:10.6 6. Braden Plumlee, 18:17.4 7. Jeremy Spears, 18:19.5
13. Michael Wilson, 18:59.4 19. Colby Works, 19:21.1 20. Isaiah Fawson, 19:27.8 21. Blaine Klubek, 19:31.9 25. Travis Hermstein, 19:35.5 26. Jacob Cooper, 19:39.4 27. Bryan Mueller, 19:39.4 31. Kendall Jay, 20:04.5 41. Thomas Elder, 21:07.0 43. Tyler Holloway, 21:19.3 52. Yohon Sinclair, 22:12.1 56. Ankit Gandhi, 22:36.5 65. Isaiah Gawlas, 23:57.9 Varsity girls (4k) 1. Anderson County, 20; 2. Wellsville, 58; 3. Osawatomie, 62 1. Lauren McDaniel, Wellsville, 16:37.8 4. Abigail Taylor, 17:13.4 8. Megan Klubek, 17:36.1 22. Shannon Vogel, 19:35.1 Seventh grade boys (1 mile) 1. Bret Plumlee, 5:56.7 4. Jack Eyster, 6:17.6 5. Jaxson Wiltse, 6:21.8 12. Jacob Burcham, 7:12.6 Seventh grade girls (1 mile) 3. Natalie DeGrado, 6:45.6 4. Chloe Hageman, 7:15.5
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BURLINGTON — Yates Center High’s Drake Busteed is the Tri-Valley League cross country champion. Busteed won the league title by finishing third overall at the Burlington Cross Country Invitational Thursday. The meet featured runners from the TriValley and Three Rivers League, as well as runners from other schools, such as Olpe, Udall and Seabury Academy not affiliated with either league. Busteed ran the 5k course in 17 minutes, 48 seconds, while teammate Brett Holloway finished in 18:21, good for third in TVL and ninth overall. The finishes led Yates Center to second place as a team in the TVL standings, a scant three points behind Burlington. Burlington’s top five runners combined for 40 points, while Burlington had 37. Humboldt High’s Tanner Orth also earned allleague honors for taking ninth among TVL runners with a time of 18:54 (19th overall), while Ethan Bartlett finished a second out of the medals. He was 11th with a time of 19:07.1, good for 23rd overall. The Lady Cubs’ Padyne Durand also just missed all-league honors by finishing 14th among TVL runners with her time of 18:15. She was about 10 seconds out of the medals. The top 10 varsity runners earned medals and all-league honors. The Humboldt boys finished fourth as a team with 70 points. The Lady Cubs were fifth with 72 points. THURSDAY’S race also was the league race for Marmaton Valley and the other Three Rivers League schools. The Wildcats’ Ashtynn Louk took seventh among TRL runners with a time of 18:28, good for 36th overall. Casey Allen also me-
daled, finishing ninth in TRL with a time of 18:40, 40th overall. Garrett Booth was Marmaton Valley’s only varsity runner on the boys side. He finished 15th at 21:11, good for 68th overall. Cody Wilson won the boys junior varsity race for the Wildcats, finishing the 2-mile course in 12:53. Steven Lieberman was ninth at 15:16. Yates Center’s Colin Bedell won the eighthgrade boys race with a time of 12:23, a 2-mile race. Yates Center’s boys finished fourth among all schools with 86 points. Northeast-Arma, the TRL boys champion, also was the overall team winner. Olpe was the overall winner on the girls side.
Burlington Invitational Boys varsity (5k) 3. Drake Busteed, YC, 17:48 (first in TVL) 9. Brett Holloway, YC, 18:21 (third in TVL) 18. Tanner Orth, H, 18:54 (ninth in TVL) 23. Ethan Bartlett, H, 19:07.1 39. Hayden Splechter, YC, 19:45 42. Ronny Jarred, H, 19:53 45. Jules Jones, H, 20:03.16 48. Youngsic Kim, YC, 20:08 41. Tyler Keenan, YC, 20:16.29 62. Dillon Aikins, H, 21:02 67. Joe Kline, H, 21:10 58. Garrett Booth, MV, 21:11 (15th in TRL) 72. Eli Spencer, YC, 21:28 83. Rayden Goltry, H, 23:57 Girls varsity (4k) 32. Padyne Durand, H, 18:15 36. Ashtynn Louk, MV, (seventh in TRL) 40. Casey Allen, MV, (10th in TRL) 57. Morgan Lea, H, 21:02 61. Christian Sallee, H, 21:48 62. Kolbyn Allen, H, 21:50 Boys junior varsity (2-mile) 1. Cody Wilson, MV, 12:53 3. Miah Schiemann, H, 13:01 11. Jason Mangold, H, 14:46 14. Steven Lieberman, MV, 15:16 16. Tristan Bruneau, H, 16:02 17. Layne Gonzalez, H, 16:03.01 19. James Clark, H, 18:14 21. Griffin Voorhies, H, 18:25 23. Dawson Mauk, H, 19:25 25. Jimmy Mangold, H, 19:56 Girls junior varsity (2-mile) 4. Kendra McNutt, H, 18:13 5. Aubrey Smith, YC, 18:34 7. Morgan Wilson, H, 26:34.22 8. Hailey Dixon, H, 26:34.90 8th grade boys 1. Colin Bedell, YC, 12:23 5. Wyatt Suefert, H, 12:55 7. Josh Vanatta, H, 13:49 16. Brady Slocum, H, 15:31
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PUBLIC AUCTION Sat., Oct. 26, 2013 – 11:30 a.m. 624 East Lincoln, Iola, KS 66749
Seller: Earlene Kincheloe Seller: Evelyn Blake Calhoon
House sells at 2 p.m.
624 LINCOLN, EAST IOLA, KS 66749: Nice bungalow home, 3 bedroom, 1 bath, 1041 square feet of living space, 2 storage sheds and nice corner with nature trees. YOU ARE INVITED TO HAVE ANY INSPECTIONS DONE TO THE HOME BEFORE THE SALE BECAUSE THE PROPERTY IS BEING SOLD AS IS WITH NO WARRANTIES. YOU CAN CALL ALLEN COUNTY REALTY, INC. AT (620) 365-3178 TO LOOK AT THE PROPERTY OR TO DO INSPECTIONS. Taxes for 2012 were $326.52 will prorate at closing. Buyer will need to put 15% down upon signing purchase agreement the day of the sale. Balance due on delivery of deed and merchantable title. Closing will be on or before 30 days.
HOUSEHOLD ITEMS: mixer; toaster oven; electric can opener; Sharp microwave; coffee maker; toaster; crock pot; Pyrex Fire King dishes nice set of mixing bowels; corning ware; tea pot; platters, set of dishes; everyday dishes; pots & pans; silverware; cups; glasses; TV trays; lots of knick knacks; 2 Frigidaire refrigerator 4 year old; Whirlpool washer; GE washer; Maytag gas stove; Panasonic sweeper; Magnavox TV; 4 year old Zenith TV; VHS player; 31 day Linden wall clock; dining table with 4 chairs; small TV cabinet; wood desk with chair; magazine rack with lamp; octagon coffee table; end tables; small record cabinet; 2 recliner chairs, small rocking chair; 2 wood book shelves; clock; 2 clothe hampers; nice sofa; table lamps; bed with chest with mirror; double bed; card table with 6 folding chairs; pictures; lots of books; 3 table lamps; picture frames; brass flower stand; Necchi sewing machine; covered wood foot stool; 2 metal file cabinets, very nice small trunk; blankets & lots of linens; old dresser with mirror; Christmas decorations; fans; lots of old salt and pepper shakers; large nativity set and many more items; COLLECTIBLES Earlene had a life time collection of strawberry dishes, plates, bowels, pitchers, tea pots glasses and many more item over 100 pieces with some McCoy items; old kerosene lamp; iron bell and many more items. Auctioneer Notes: Owner has the right to accept or reject any and all offers. Owner will pay for the title insurance and prorate the taxes.
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Turn signals have a mind of their own Dear Tom and Ray:
I have a 2006 Dodge Durango with 118,000 miles. Recently, the turn signals have developed a mind of their own. I turn on the left turn signal, and after faking me out by blinking left, it will, of its own accord, start blinking right, even though the signal handle stays in the left turn position. It does not do this all the time, but it’s getting more frequent. Of course, it does not do this when I take it to my mechanic, who says he has to see it to fix it. The hazard lights do the same. After initially working as designed, they will go haywire, like shortedout Christmas lights, and blink any which way. — Dennis Ray: Well, that sounds festive, Dennis. Tom: I’m glad there’s something to cheer you up, because we’re not going to make you happy. Ray: Unfortunately, while most cars use a $25 flasher module to control the directional and hazard lights, this particular model uses a microcomputer under the fuse box called a front control module. Tom: Why is that bad news? The Dodge dealer gets about $700 for one of these puppies. Ray: If you have a dealer who is kindhearted, sweet-natured and susceptible to the smell of warm brownies (which you’ll arrive carrying), you can try to get him to work with you. Ask him if he’d be willing to install a new FCM as a test to see if that solves the problem. Tom: It simply plugs in, so installation is not a big deal. If it fixes the problem, everyone’s happy. Well, except you, since you’re out $700. But at least you’ve fixed your truck. Ray: But if the FCM doesn’t fix it, a willing dealer can simply swap your old one back in
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Tom and Ray Magliozzi and you guys can try another solution. Tom: With electronic parts like these, there’s no harm in testing one in a car and, if it doesn’t solve the problem, putting it back on the shelf for another customer. The part still will function as new. Ray: Less likely to be causing the problem but just as easy to test is the body control module, another microcomputer involved in all kinds of lighting, plus door locks, electric windows and ventilation functions. Tom: But if your dealer won’t work with
dealer won’t work with you to test the modules, that makes things a lot harder. Without more evidence, I, personally, wouldn’t start by buying replacement modules. They’re a lot of money. And if you spend $700 on a black box and it turns out your old black box was perfectly fine, you’d understandably be bent out of shape. Ray: So I think if I had to lay out my own money to try something, I’d probably try the multifunction switch first. Tom: The multifunction switch is the stalk on the left side of the steering column that you push up and down to engage your turn signals. Unlike the computerized modules, the switch has moving parts, which we know
wear out over time. Ray: A new one will cost you about 300 bucks, installed. The dealership where we get our Dodge parts sells quite a few of them, so perhaps that’s what’s causing the problem. Tom: And by the way, part sales histories can help you make bettereducated guesses about stuff like this. If you ask your dealer’s parts guy if they sell a lot of BCMs for this car and he says they never sell them, that’s a clue that they generally don’t go bad, and that’s probably not your issue. Ray: If he says they sell 15 a week, you may be onto something. We wish you the best of luck, Dennis! And while you’re working on it, use your hand signals.
Public notices (First published in The Iola Register, October 19, 2013) NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING Notice is hereby given that on Tuesday, the 12th of November at 6:30 p.m., at City Hall, 2 W. Jackson in Iola, Kansas; the Board of Zoning Appeals of Iola, Kansas will hold a public hearing on the written application of Patrick and Sara Clift of Iola, KS for a variance to the Unified Development Code Section 106-87 (B)(4) on the following property: SOUTHVIEW ADD TO IOLA, S23, T24, R18, Lot 37 A.K.A. 2418 N. FUNSTON Said application is begin filed for under the provisions Article IV, Section 106-52 of the City of Iola Unified Development Code. City of Iola Board of Zoning Appeals Vern Garner, Vice Chairperson (10) 19
(First published in The Iola Register, October 19, 2013) NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING Notice is hereby given that on Tuesday, the 12th of November at 6:30 p.m., at City Hall, 2 W. Jackson in Iola, Kansas; the Board of Zoning Appeals of Iola, Kansas will hold a public hearing on the written application of Cody Michael of Iola, KS for a variance to the Unified Development Code 106-95 (F) on the following property: STERLING HEIGHTS ADDITION OF IOLA, S25, T24, R18, E 150’ OF N 290.4’ LT 26 A.K.A. 1421 REDBUD LANE Said application is being filed for under the provisions Article IV, Section 106-52 of the City of Iola Unified Development Code. City of Iola Board of Zoning Appeals Vern Garner, Vice Chairperson (10) 19
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MV falls to Blu-Jays, 36-4 MORAN — The Marmaton Valley High Wildcats laid an egg Friday, and Coach Dan Uhlrich had no desire to sugarcoat it. The Wildcats lost 36-4 at home against the Pleasanton High Blu-Jays. “It was an ugly football game,” Uhlrich said. The Wildcats came out to an early lead in the first, with back-toback safeties on the Jays. They were tackled in the end zone twice in the quarter, once by Sage Hall and then again by Joey Jefferis. But, things went downhill room there. Pleasanton put just eight points on the board in the second quarter, making the score 8-4
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tions for 26 yards. Defensively, Trent Johnson led in tackling with four unassisted takedowns. “We just didn’t play smart,” Uhlrich said. Marmaton Valley will face off against Yates Center at home Friday in a district matchup.
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Pony football squads roll by Coffeyville COFFEYVILLE â€” Iola Middle Schoolâ€™s football teams were downright dominant in picking up a pair of victories Thursday. The seventh-graders rushed for 365 yards and four touchdowns, while completing a touchdown on the Poniesâ€™ only pass attempt of the game, in a 38-0 victory over Roosevelt Middle School of Coffeyville. The eighth-grade, meanwhile, broke open an 8-6 lead with 34 points over the second and third quarters to win 42-14. The wins put the
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Driskel led the way for the seventh-graders. He rushed for 246 yards and three touchdowns, on only 12 rushes. He also completed a pass to Cole Regehr for 36 yards and another score. Tayton rushed for touchdown runs of 55 and 60 yards in the first quarter, 32 yards mid-
HMS volleyball wins CANEY â€” Humboldt Middle Schoolâ€™s volleyball teams picked up a pair of wins Thursday in defeating host Caney Valley. The Lady Cub Ateam won 25-14, 25-17. â€œI thought the girls really played well tonight,â€? Humboldt coach Terry Meadows said. â€œThey really wanted this one.â€? Kassie Angleton led the way with five kills and four aces, while Sydney Houk had two kills, six aces and six digs. Rylan Wilhite also had two kills and two aces. Aricah McCall chipped in with four digs. The B-team played one of its best games of the season in defeating Caney, 25-12, 25-12. Kaiti Carpenter had
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A-team Humboldt def. Caney Val., 2-0 (25-24, 25-17) Kassie Angleton, 5 kills, 4 aces Camrie Farran, 4 assists Chassis Hoepker, 1 dig Sydney Houk, 2 kills, 6 digs, 6 aces Maggie Johnson, 1 kill, 1 dig, 1 ace Morgan Mauk, 2 digs Aricah McCall, 4 digs, 1 ace Rylan Wilhite, 2 kills, 7 assists, 1 dig, 2 aces Kailey Wolken, 1 kill, 1 ace B-team Humboldt def. Caney Val., 2-0 (25-12, 25-12) Sydney Barker, 3 assists, 1 dig, 8 aces Kaiti Carpenter, 2 kills, 2 digs Sadie Houk, 1 kill, 2 digs, 7 aces Kaylie Johnson, 2 assists, 1 dig, 1 ace Katie Malone, 1 dig, 3 aces Lizzie Myers, 1 kill, 4 digs Britnee Works, 1 kill
HHS JV splits pair EUREKA â€” Humboldt Highâ€™s junior varsity volleyball team split a pair of matches Tuesday at Eureka. The Lady Cub JV downed Cherryvale 255, 25-18, before falling to its host, 25-9, 25-20. Makaylah McCall had a combined seven aces and four kills in the win over Cherryvale. Kira McReynolds added
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way through the second. His 36-yarder to Regehr came with 36 seconds left in the half. Kane Rogers added a two-point run, while Matt Karrâ€™s twopoint conversion put Iola on top 30-0 at halftime. Karr rumbled in on a five-yard touchdown run in the third period, followed by Elijah Luedkeâ€™s two-point conversion to cap the scoring. Karr rushed nine times for 59 yards and a touchdown. Rogers had 53 yards on six carries. Luedke had a seven-yard carry. â€œIt was a very good effort from start to finish,â€? Iola head coach Marty Taylor said. â€œTayton saw the field tonight and really ran hard. Matt and Kane did a nice job of hitting the holes and picking up big chunks, too. â€œThe line came off the ball much better tonight,â€? he continued. â€œThey took a big step forward.â€? SIX IOLA eighthgraders had at least 10 yards rushing, while four scored touchdowns. Evan Sigg had 177 yards passing and another touchdown. Taylor lauded the blocking efforts of Nick Vaughn, Drake Sell, Caden Knavel, Alex Morrison, Zeth DePriest, Kanyon Beasley, Tyler Streeter, Dakota Mitchell, Matt Miller and Ethan Holloway.
â€œEverything started up front,â€? Taylor said. â€œThe offensive line was great. They opened some huge holes.â€? The blocking allowed a stable of Ponies to rack up yards aplenty, even though nobody had more than nine carries. Isaac Vink got things started late in the first quarter on a 31-yard run coming off of a reverse. Sigg passed to Vaughn for a 67-yard score early in the second quarter, before Nik Peterson scored on a 17-yard run. Sigg ran in a keeper from 27 yards away to start the third quarter, followed by Petersonâ€™s second touchdown, a nine-yard run. Matt Komma capped the scoring with a three-yard rush late in the third quarter. Peterson rushed nine times for 107 yards. Sigg ran for 93 and completed 5 of 9 passing. Cale Barnhart rushed for 46 yards, Komma for 23, Vink for 31 and Vaughn for 10. Holloway had three receptions for 74 yards, Vaughn had the 67-yarder on his only catch and Vink had a 35-yard reception. â€œMatt Komma made some great blocks out of his fullback spot, and the backs ran hard,â€? Taylor said. â€œEvan was very good tonight. He made good decisions and put the ball where it needed to be.â€?
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Saturday, October 19, 2013
The Iola Register
QUESTIONS & ATTITUDE Compelling questions ... and maybe a few actual answers
A couple of questions we just had to ask — ourselves
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Jeff Burton awaits the inevitable money run. Who’ll be the next non-Chaser to win a race? GODSPEAK: Jamie McMurray is the most underrated restrictorplate driver in the Cup Series, so he gets my vote at Talladega. KEN’S CALL: Jeff Burton is job-hunting, which often leads to the magical appearance of speed.
What are the odds we get a tame Talladega? GODSPEAK: Let’s see. They run inches apart, three-wide at 200 mph for 188 laps. I’ll put all my chips on red, as in “red flag.” KEN’S CALL: You’d get better odds on Arkansas over Alabama this weekend.
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SPRINT CUP: Camping World RV Sales 500 SITE: Talladega, Ala. SCHEDULE: Friday, practice (Fox Sports 1, 2:30 p.m. and 4 p.m.). Saturday, qualifying (Fox Sports 2, 12:10 p.m.; ESPN2, 5:50 p.m.). Sunday, race (ESPN, coverage starts at 1 p.m., green flag at 2:20 p.m.) TRACK: Talladega Superspeedway (2.66-mile oval)
HOT TOPICS: 3 ISSUES GENERATING A BUZZ
Kyle Busch’s frustration level is rising. There’s that running feud with Brad Keselowski, that crash at Kansas and the fact he’s never won a Chase race. Busch finished fifth at Charlotte and said, “It certainly stinks.” Go on. “We’re not good enough. It’s frustrating, man. I’m beating myself up every week trying to figure out what I got to do to be better, and I don’t know what it is. I work hard through practice. I work hard through the week. I study film. I do everything I need to do — but it’s not paying off.” Three of the drivers that finished ahead of Busch on Saturday night are the same drivers he is battling for title honors. “We need to win races and we’re not capable of doing that right now,” Busch said.
‘KEZ’ COMPLETES PENSKE SWEEP Brad Keselowski’s victory at Charlotte was important on many levels for the 2012 Sprint Cup champion, who missed the Chase playoffs this season. During postrace interviews, car owner Roger Penske said Keselowski was the final driver at Penske Racing (NASCAR, IndyCar) to win a race this year. “At the end of the day we haven’t been to victory circle, and I think Brad was concerned,” Penske said. “We all were. But we knew he was the guy that gave us a championship last year, and every driver in our stable now has won a race this year.” The Penske NASCAR (Cup, Nationwide) lineup includes AJ Allmendinger, Sam Hornish Jr., Joey Logano and Ryan Blaney. Over in the IndyCar Series stable are Helio Castroneves and Will Power. All went to Victory Lane before “Kez.” Keselowski won five Cup Series races last season, so this one brought a sense of relief to the young Michigan driver, who is not afraid to share his opinion on any subject.
“To put all that together at the end and come out on top is something we’re going to be proud of and cherish for a long, long time,” Keselowski said.
Is Jimmie laughing all the way to the banquet? Maybe, but his seating arrangement isn’t set.
EARNHARDT’S FADE The Earnhardt Nation had high hopes for Dale Earnhardt Jr. at Charlotte. He started sixth in the No. 88 Chevy and led 19 laps before slowly sliding backward through the 43-car field. He finished 15th. “Thought we had a top-five car and I don’t know what happened,” Earnhardt said. “We lost a rubber out of the right-rear spring or something like that. It just would not turn at all the last half of the race pretty much. We are just kind of trying to figure out what is going on.” Next up is Talladega, where Junior has five wins, but none since 2004, which was nine years and 50 facialhair combinations ago.
A potential bad sign for Jimmie? For those with the thankless task of trying to beat the No. 48 team during the next five weeks — as well as those who simply pull against the No. 48 — Charlotte’s missed opportunity might just be a small sign of hope. Generally, when Jimmie Johnson is on any kind of roll and is in position to win, he wins. But this past Saturday night, fate conspired against him and he finished fourth.
Will that end up hurting him? Ask after Talladega this week. As always, Talladega looms as, potentially, the Great Equalizer. It’ll be interesting to see what strategies the two points leaders — Matt Kenseth and Johnson — employ once the green flag flies and fans slide to the edge of their seats.
Would “hanging in the back” be within the spirit of competition? Assuming it’s part of a strategy to successfully compete, let’s assume NASCAR is OK with it. Restrictor-plate racing already falls under the category of “contrived competition,” so employing the survival mode shouldn’t be frowned upon. Ken Willis has been covering NASCAR for The Daytona Beach News-Journal for 27 years. Reach him at email@example.com
FEUD OF THE WEEK Getty Images/ JARED C. TILTON
This may shock you, but Kyle doesn’t think it’s his fault.
Kyle Busch vs. Brad Keselowski: The two drivers showed their dislike for each other by trading barbs via the media at Charlotte Motor Speedway. Godwin Kelly gives his take: “Keselowski poured a pinch of salt on the wound by winning at Charlotte, which was four positions better than Busch. Ouch.”
GODWIN’S TALLADEGA PICKS Godwin Kelly is the Daytona Beach News-Journal’s motorsports editor and has covered NASCAR for 30 years. Reach him at godwin.kelly@ news-jrnl.com
Winner: Kevin Harvick Rest of the top five: Jeff Gordon, Kyle Busch, Brad Keselowski, Dale Earnhardt Jr. Dark horse: Kurt Busch Disappointment: Matt Kenseth
First one out: Jimmie Johnson Don’t be surprised if: Harvick battles Gordon and the Buschs for the win and suddenly it’s a legitimate five-man race for the Cup Series championship.
WEEKLY DRIVER RANKINGS — BASED ON BEHAVIOR AND PERFORMANCE JIMMIE JOHNSON Hopes to keep it a two-man Chase
MATT KENSETH Showing no signs of “Jimmiephobia”
KEVIN HARVICK Knows this could be the week to gain ground
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KYLE BUSCH Probably can’t grow a playoff beard
JEFF GORDON Dangerously close to another winless year
JUNIOR EARNHARDT Nice streak interrupted at Charlotte
KURT BUSCH October no fun for Cubs fans
GREG BIFFLE Middle name is Jack
BRAD KESELOWSKI When you win, we let you back in
CARL EDWARDS Pop. of hometown (Columbia, Mo.): 108,500
Kenseth continues grind to M DELI Cup Series championship 18 MEATS CHARLOTTE REWIND
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