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Delicate ice appendages formed on tree limbs Thursday morning in Iola, brought about by heavy fog and below-freezing temperatures. REGISTER/BOB JOHNSON

Inside: Fillies topple the Trojans, 40-10 See B1

The Weekender Saturday, January 11, 2014

ACC helps ‘older’ students

The Affordable Care Act:


By BOB JOHNSON The Iola Register

Phillip Beine, an employee at Microtronics, east of Gas, will not be affected by the Affordable Care Act for now, but owner Roger Jones is waiting to see if health care plans through the marketplace could be advantageous to his 17 employees. REGISTER/STEVEN SCHWARTZ

Small business owner dealing with health care data By STEVEN SCHWARTZ The Iola Register

Roger Jones, along with many other small business owners, is confused by the sheer amount of information in the Affordable Care Act. Jones is the owner of Microtronics, a manufacturer of wireless controllers for construction equipment, in a plant east of Gas. Under the ACA guidelines, businesses with 50

or more employees must have health insurance for their employees by 2015. While Jones employs only 17, he wonders if the marketplace would be the most beneficial place for him to go to insure his employees. He was one of the dozens who attended Thursday night’s meeting held by H&R Block, to get more information on what See DATA | Page A5

Roger Jones

Large turnout for information session By KAYLA BANZET The Iola Register

Penalty — that can be a scary word for an employer when it comes to taxes and insurance. Questions still linger for business owners and individuals when the Affordable Care Act is brought up. Dozens of area residents swarmed to H&R Block’s Affordable Care Act seminar Thursday night to try to get a better understanding. Jocellyn Tumbleson went to the session looking for answers. She previously A large crowd Thursday evening filled the New Community Building at had insurance through Prudential and the Riverside Park. H&R Block sponsored the event to inform people about marketplace was very confusing to her.


Julia Martin told Iola Rotarians Thursday the General Education Development (GED) program at Allen Community College had changed with the dawning of the new year. “It now is aligned with Common Core,” she said, which requires more preparation time for students to acquire knowledge needed to complete a GED test and be awarded the equivalent of a high school diploma. Common Core standards were developed by the National Governors Association and the Council of Chief State School Officers. The new standards focus on what students will use in life. Martin said GED inJulia Martin struction, as well as other adult ed programs at ACC, was meant to prepare students for lifetime employment, through instruction in traditional subjects, along with skills necessary for finding and keeping a job. They are tutored in how to develop a resume and interview for a job, as well as skills for maintaining a job with emphasis on such things as time management. The adult ed division also prepares students to succeed in college. Martin said that relates to both nontraditional students, those who have been out of high school for years, as well as high school graduates who need help before moving further up the educational ladder. She said when Haldex Brake closed, some employees who had been there 20 years or more were caught in the lurch. “They had planned to work there until they retired and all of a sudden they were out of a job,” Martin said. Those who decided to enroll at ACC found it a little difficult to “get back in the flow” of education. “We helped them get comfortable in the college atmosphere,” Martin said. ACC also is associated with KANSASWORKS, an exchange where people can look for employment and employers can advertise for workers. “We provide preparation and testing for KANSASWORKS certification,” she said. Yet another phase of Martin’s daily routine is helping people involved with Drug Court improve life and work skills. “We want to help empower them,” Martin said.

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Stunned farmer sees cat kill calf By BOB JOHNSON The Iola Register

The animal, big, black as coal and quick as the cat it was, darted from undergrowth near Duck Creek and sank its teeth into the throat of Norm Yoho’s prize bull calf. In less than a minute the week-old calf was dead, with blood seeping from deep wounds to its throat and its stomach ripped open. The attack caught Yoho, watching from 50 yards away, off guard. “It happened so fast,” he said. With nothing else at hand, Yoho grabbed a pitchfork from his truck and started toward the cat, which already was retreating, threatened itself by the calf ’s mother, and several other cows in the herd of 30. The event occurred last Saturday morning about five miles southwest of Le Roy, where Yoho had gone to feed hay, as he does each morning. The feeding station was near the creek and

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timber, with undergrowth dense enough to encourage residence by wild animals of all sizes and descriptions. Yoho said the cat stood probably 2½ feet tall at its shoulders and had a tail as long as its body. “It’s not the first time I’ve seen big cats,” he said, meaning panthers, cougars or whatever. “And I’m not the only one.” He said hunters had told him about seeing large cats where the calf was killed, as well as elsewhere in the area. “This one was young,” he said of the calfkilling feline, a little smaller than some he has spotted before. After he settled down from the calf ’s killing — he had planned for it being a herd bull — Yoho called the Department of Wildlife, Parks and Tourism. An agent came, looked around and allowed he didn’t see any sign of a cougar. See CALF | Page A5

Norm Yoho, rural Le Roy, watched a large black cat kill this calf near a feed bunk southwest of Le Roy last Saturday morning. REGISTER/BOB JOHNSON

“Some are born great, some achieve greatness, and some hire public relations officers.” — Daniel J. Boorstin, American historian 75 Cents

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Court report DISTRICT COURT Judge Daniel Creitz Civil cases filed:

Jill Ramsey vs. Kenneth Rose, et al, premises liability. Elizabeth Hibbs vs. Glen Weston, et al, automobile tort. Domestic cases filed:

Daniel S. Drago vs. Serena Drago, divorce. State of Kansas vs. Angie Trautloff, other. Richard Summers vs. Mary Payne, protection from abuse. Marriage licenses filed:

William J. Stanley and Betty L. Hendricks.

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

Andrew J. Hutton, Parsons, theft, 12 months probation, $1,058. Scott J. Hines, Colony, taking wildlife without required permission, $256. Neal I. Vasquez, Osage City, 56/45, $198. Juan F.Z. Gonzalez, Dallas, driving without a license, 75/65, $261. Ashley R. Staggs, Coffeyville, 78/65, $159.

Levi A. Gathright, Princeton, Texas, 70/65, $159. Benjamin N. Gruver, Garnett, 80/65, $171. Sherry M. Sandlin, Iola, official traffic control devices required, $171. Elizabeth E. Stewart, Lawrence, 82/65, $183. Johnny H. Adams, Gas, no seat belt, $10. Thaddeus N. Hutton, Iola, illegal possession on ephedrine, hearing set for March 10. Angela E. Trautloff, Chanute, illegal possession of ephedrine, hearing set for March 10. Kimberly L. Mitchell, Kansas City, Mo., 83/65, $189. Benjamin D. Myrick, Iola, no seat belt (14-17 years of age), $60. T.J. Brooks, Jenks, Okla., 82/65, $177. Jerry D. Odell, Elsmore, no seat belt, $10. Jami L. Loecker, Manhattan, 80/65, $196. Timmy L. Crutchfield, Mounds, 84/65, $195. Tamara L. Obermiller, Iola, no seat belt, $10. Makayla L. Goins, Kansas City, 78/65, $159. Carlos A. Gonzales, Savonburg, 69/65, no

seat belt, $151. Manual R. Jackson, Greeley, no seat belt, $10. Debra K. Coe, Yates Center, flashing traffic signals, $171. Jacob W. Holbert, Parsons, disorderly conduct, 30 days jail suspended for six months probation, $508. Diversion cases filed:

Tai R. Lee, LaHarpe, battery, assault, $183. Randell S. Query, Fort Scott, driving under the influence, $1,096. Criminal cases filed:

Hayden A. Boring, Humboldt, disorderly conduct, purchase/consumption of liquor by a minor. Tammy Tucker, Iola, conspiracy to distribute opiates, possession of opiates, violation of controlled substance laws via a wireless communications device, possession of drug paraphernalia. Justin R. Tucker, Iola, distribution of opiates, conspiracy to distribute opiates, violation of controlled substance laws via a wireless communications



device, possession of opiates, possession of drug paraphernalia. Adrian M. Westerman, Iola, burglary, theft, criminal damage to property. Katrina A. Beatty, Iola, burglary, theft, criminal damage to property, distribution of opiates, possession of opiates, violation of controlled substance laws via a wireless communications device, possession of drug paraphernalia. Contract cases filed:

Midland Funding LLC vs. Denise Bombagi, debt collection. Credit Management Services Inc. vs. Daren Peters, et al, debt collection. Craig M. Abbott Investments LLC vs. Don Settlemeyer, et al, other. Patricia A. Parrish vs. Austin Sicka, et al.

IOLA MUNICIPAL COURT Judge Thomas Saxton Convicted as follows with fines assessed:

Jerik D. Allen, Humboldt, 40/30, $140. Courtney N. Atkinson, Fort Worth, 45/35, $140. Donald A. Bennett, Iola, no



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Searcy, Ark., 46/30, $176. Aaron L. Kinzle, Iola, limitations on backing, $160. Matthew J. Korte, Wichita, failure to signal, $180. Jonathan O. Mata, Iola, driving with a suspended license, no liability insurance, $980. William D. Nowak, Iola, driving with revoked license, $180. William D. Nowak, Iola, disorderly conduct, $180. Katie D. Piper, Le Roy, accessible parking, $160. Cheryl S. Riebel, LaHarpe, failure to yield at a stop sign, $180. Holly R. Schomaker, Humboldt, 40/30, $140. Tye M. Taylor, Iola, no seat belt, $10. Bryant A. Terry, Junction City, criminal deprivation of property, $180. Garrett R. Tomlinson, Iola, purchase or possession of cigarettes or tobacco products by a minor, $85. Timothy J. Vaugh, Humboldt, violating traffic control signals, $180. Jerald R. Wille, Iola, making loud unnecessary noise, $160.

The family of Mary Abts invites you to help create a “card shower” celebrating her 100 th birthday!

Mary will be turning 100 years old January 16, 2014

David A. Garber, 57, died on Thursday, Jan. 9, 2014, at Allen County Regional Hospital. He is survived by his wife, Ragenia; two sons, Jason Garber, LaHarpe, and Steven Garber and wife, Hope Watts-Garber, Iola; a daughter, Debra Garber, Paola; two granddaughters, David Garber Rachel Crawens, Petrolia, and Desirae Garber, Chanute; one grandson Andrew Garber, Iola; two great-granddaughters; and a brother, Kenneth Garber, Ottawa. He was preceded in death by his parents. Cremation has taken place. A memorial service will be later.







Temperature High Thursday 37 Low Thursday 21 High a year ago 60 Low a year ago 41

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Meeting notice Iola City Council members will meet at the Dr. Silas Bass North Community Center Tuesday at 6 p.m. to consider annexation of Country Estates. During the meeting, the

seat belt, $10. Christopher S. Brooks, Iola, failure to yield at a stop sign, $180. Brian S. Carlson, Garnett, failure to yield at a stop sign, $180. Monica R. Catron, Iola, disorderly conduct, probation ordered, $180. Alexander J. Crismas, Chanute, purchase/consumption of liquor by a minor, $300. Donald D. Diebolt, Iola, 35/25, $140. Brandon L. Ellington, Yates Center, inattentive driving, $260. Taylor J. Evans, Iola, interference with a law enforcement officer, purchase/consumption of liquor by a minor, $420. Steven A. Garber, Iola, limitations on backing, $160. Colby D. Hartman, Bronson, no seat belt, $10. Dillon N. Hatfield, Mound City, illegal tag, failure to yield at stop sign, unlawful riding on vehicle, $663. Gregory A. Hoff, Iola, driving with suspended license, $180. Marla S. Hough, Bronson, 45/35, $140. Royce D. Hulsey Jr.,

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public will have the opportunity to voice opinions. After the public comment section, the city council will decide whether to annex the subdivision, at the northwest edge of town.

Born and raised in Iola, Mary and her one brother (Maurice) and four sisters (Louise, Frances, Joan and Maureen) lived on South Street just blocks from their father’s harness shop. We are happy to report Mary is living independently and well. She reads, participates in activities and is enjoying a full and very social life in a wonderful retirement community, The Atruims.

Birthday wishes should be sent to the following address: Mary Abts - 100 th Birthday C/O The Atriums 7300 W. 107 th St. Overland Park, KS 66212 Many, many thanks for participating in this special celebration!!

Collecting B roken Christm as Lights to benefit Lights for Life w hich helps pay for m edical bills of children w ith cancer.

The Family of Vivian M. Barnett would like to express our many thanks to our family, friends and the Colony Community for their prayers, thoughts, food and many acts of kindness that was shown to us. A very special thank you to Pastor Dorothy Welch and Pastor Mark McCoy for the beautiful service and the church ladies for a wonderful dinner.

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Drop off Duane’s Flow ers or call 620-363-0480 or 365-4699 before Feb. 7 VFW Ladies’ Auxilary Also collecting old holiday cards!

A special thank you to all who sent flowers and money for the different memorials in honor of Vivian. God Bless You All, The Family of Vivian M. Barnett

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Soda-Free Sunday could change a lifetime habit I took the pledge Thursday to Pass on Pop beginning Sunday. The Kansas Action for Children launched the Soda-Free Sundays to help parents, mostly, adapt to a better diet and in the process become better role models for their children. The KAC’s campaign fits right in with my other New Year’s resolution to cut down on sugar. Changes are easier to make when done in small increments, so going without a soft drink one day a week may lead to kicking the habit altogether. Promoting healthy habits is one of the softer sides of the KAC. Usually its down in the trenches advocating for early childhood education programs such as Head Start, mandating childcare centers are duly licensed and receive regular inspections, and seeing that children living in poverty have access to healthcare. Shannon Cotsoradis, KAC chief executive officer, is no stranger to Kansas lawmakers. Her current campaign is to secure $17.3 million of tobacco settlement funds to be directed to programs that help disadvantaged children. The money is the second of two payments due the state, and, according to state statute, is to be directed toward early childhood development funds. Last year’s installment of $12.5 million was “swept” into the state general fund at the direction of Derek Schmidt, Kansas attorney general, to the great surprise and dismay of those who work in early child-

Susan Lynn Register editor hood programs. This year, Cotsoradis is taking no chances and has the universal backing of the 12-member Kansas Children’s Cabinet, of which she is a member, to lay claim to the funds before they are once again made part and parcel of the state’s general funds. We wish them luck. SODA-FREE Sundays fits into the children’s advocacy program because it teaches families about good nutrition. One in three Kansas children are overweight or obese. Two of three Kansas adults are fighting the battle of the bulge or are clinically obese. The sugar in pop is “empty” calories in that it has no nutritional value and in fact is harmful to teeth and bones. Being overweight contributes to high blood pressure and type 2 diabetes. Even diet pop, though calorie-free, is said to make you crave sweets and ultimately consume more calories. After indulging on Russell Stover Candies over the holidays, I’m having a heck of a time curbing my sweet tooth. Sweets beget sweets. You can sign the SodaFree Sundays pledge on the website of the Kansas Action for Children at

Davis run gaining traction A donation of $250 to a gubernatorial campaign usually isn’t headline news, but that Tim Emert, Independence attorney and former Republican state senator, made such a contribution to Rep. Paul Davis is.

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Davis has a lock on the Democratic nomination for governor, just as incumbent Sam Brownback has for the GOP nomination. The Associated Press reported Thursday that Davis had raised $1 million for his campaign, much less than Brownback has at his disposal, but a significant sum in a state where Democrats make up about a quarter of registered voters. Support for Davis gives his campaign financial credibility that flies in the face of Republicans, known for being able to raise funds almost at a snap of

their fingers in Kansas, particularly when an incumbent is involved. Brownback’s campaign guru, David Kensinger, downplayed Davis’ fundraising success, but $1 million raised in a couple of months isn’t anything to sneeze at. Davis’ support shows his message is resonating. And, Emert’s support is noteworthy, given that he was majority leader in the Senate and also led the Kansas Board of Regents as its chairman. Emert’s was a voice of reason and moderation in Topeka, and he continues to be a go-to source of advice within the political spectrum for all things affecting Kansas and its future. His support of Davis also is significant, individually and because Emert is one of dozens of his party who have signed on to support Traditional Republicans for Common Sense. The group contends taxes should be equitable and adequate to fund education at all levels, as well as social programs and other state responsibilities. The GOP renegades — as they’re viewed by today’s con-

servative Republicans — also think that state tax policy has pandered to the wealthy, which has shifted tax burdens to lower levels of government — counties, cities and school districts — where revenue generation through property and sales taxes straps the poor and middle-income wage earners. An interesting aspect of what Traditional Republicans want is that it meshes with Davis’ platform. He said at the get-go Kansas is obligated to educate children and meet the needs of all citizens. The Lawrence attorney and House minority leader can be expected to hammer away in his campaign at Brownback’s funding cuts to education, his rejection of federal support that would have opened Medicaid assistance to many thousands of poor Kansans and the tax shift that seems to promise to widen the gap even more between those at the very top of the financial pyramid and everyone else. Rep. Davis’ success will depend on attracting Republican and independent voters to his side, an outcome that appears to be unfolding.

Ideological battles rankle federal and state relations One of the common complaints citizens register about federal systems like the United States is that the potential always exists for the federal and state governments to conflict over policy. The result is usually confusion at best, and a fundamental contradiction that renders the citizen the

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only loser in a tug-of-war over policy authority at worst. Whether it is Medicaid, Obamacare, immigration, or tax policy, many times the states and federal government disagree on the best way to implement a policy designed to have the two levels of government cooperate. Kansas finds itself in the latest in a series of such conflicts now, over tax filing policy for same-sex couples. The fight over same-sex rights has become a proxy for the federal-state battle for power over the last decade, and the federal government issued its biggest attack yet in August 2013, when the Department of the Treasury and Internal Revenue Service announced that same-sex couples who had previously needed to file separate tax returns would be allowed to file jointly beginning with their 2013 returns. One caveat: the couple has to be legally married, meaning they must have formally filed marriage

overall shift in attitudes topapers in a state that wards same-sex marriage. recognizes same-sex marriage. Couples Kansas has a history of rejecting federal policy Eighteen states now recognize same-sex unions in some cannot simply declare form, up from just two a dethemselves married attempts it deems overreaching. cade ago. Those states have in states that do not no conflict between state and recognize same-sex federal policy, but that leaves unions. If taxes were 32 states with some form of only filed at the federnue ruling represents a change of al level, or if states automatically policy that may in fact be illegal. conflict. The decision on Kansas’s followed the federal government’s Hence, the Kansas Equality Coali- policy will serve as a template for lead, then there would be no issue. tion filed suit on New Year’s Eve other states in conflict with the Since Kansas does not recognize to force the state to follow the new federal rules. Furthermore, the same-sex marriage, there is an ob- federal guidelines and allow joint number of states that do not recognize same-sex marriage but accept vious conflict between the state’s filing. existing system requiring sepaAt stake is not just a technical the federal government’s tax filing rate filings and the federal govern- argument but a pitched battle in policy will be a telling statistic to ment’s allowance of same-sex cou- the war over same-sex rights in trace momentum in the continuing ple filing. America today. President Obama fight over same-sex marriage. As Kansas has a history of rejecting changed his stance to support the federal and state governments federal policy attempts it deems same-sex marriage during the hash out their ideological differoverreaching, and this is no excep- 2012 campaign. Then June 2013’s ences, those caught in the middle tion. Supreme Court decision striking are regular citizens who are unGovernor Brownback emphati- down the bedrock of traditional- certain about something as basic cally rejected federal Obamacare marriage legislation, the Defense as filing their taxes. Chapman Rackaway is a profesexchange participation since its of Marriage Act, opened up a polipassage in 2010; and Secretary of cy window the Obama Administra- sor of political science at Fort Hays State University. State Kobach’s pet voting laws, re- tion has seized upon. quiring birth certificates to regKansas will probister and photo identification to ably be one of the last vote, represent Kansas’ reticence states to accept such The Iola Register Published Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday & Thursday afternoons to cooperate with federal policy federal efforts, though. and Saturday mornings except New Year’s day, Memorial Day, Indethe state believes are illegitimate As recently as 2005, pendence Day, Labor Day, Thanksgiving and Christmas, by The Iola intrusions into state sovereignty. state voters rejected Register Inc., 302 S. Washington, P.O. Box 767, Iola, Kansas 66749. (620) 365-2111. Periodicals postage paid at Iola, Kansas. Most of the time the state fighting gay Member Associated Press. The Associated Press is entitled exclumarriage with such federal policy ends up on the Amendment 1. The ref- sively to use for publication all the local news printed in this newspaas well as all AP news dispatches. losing end of the conflict, but that erendum wrote a pro- per Subscription rates by carrier in Iola: One year, $107.32; six months, does not stop the state from fight- hibition against the $58.17; three months, $33.60; one month, $11.65. By motor: One year, $129; six months, $73.71; three months, ing, at least for electoral or sym- performance or rec$41.60; one month, $17.24. bolic political reasons. By mail in Kansas: One year, $131.16; six months, $74.80; three ognition of same-sex In October, the Kansas Depart- marriages within the months, $43.89; one month, $17.89. By mail out of state: One year, $141.35; six months, $76.02; three ment of Revenue ruled requiring state into the Kansas months, $44.97; one month, $17.91. same-sex couples here to continue constitution by a 70-30 Internet: One year, $100; six months, $55; one month, $10 All prices include 8.04% sales taxes. filing separately. A clause in state vote. Postal regulations require subscriptions to statute calls for the use of federal The federal govern- be paid in advance. USPS 268-460 definitions of marriage in state ment’s change of atPostmaster: Send address changes to tax filings, so the October Reve- titude may signal an The Iola Register, P.O. Box 767, Iola, KS 66749.

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his next step should be as a provider. “The employees are going to be looking at their employer to help them, at least mine have,” Jones said. “They are going to have trouble finding information for themselves.” His policy, through Blue Cross Blue Shield, began in October and will be grandfathered in for the next year. Things will not change for his business — unless it would be beneficial for him to make the change. “I’d like to run the numbers. It comes down to an individual basis, I’d like to know how it affects the employees,” he said. Issues across the board have come from a lack of information, he said, and as an owner he has done his best to get information whenever he can. “The most difficult thing about it is, yes, we are left in the dark,” Jones said. “The unfortunate thing is when my employees ask me, ‘what is all this,’ I’m just as in the dark as they are. I can’t help them.” JONES is hopeful that new laws and requirements for businesses in 2015 will prove to be beneficial for those without insurance. For businesses with more than 50 employees, there is a $2,000 fine for each full-time employee not receiving health care — this would be enacted by


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“It was not very thorough and I was frustrated,” she said. The confusion led her straight to the ACA session. “My income is very limited and I need more information on tax credits,” Tumbleson said. Melody Snesrud, H&R Block franchise owner, who has a 22year background in tax preparation, gave a step-by-step tutorial about ACA for individuals and employers. In 2015 business owners can receive tax credits for providing insurance to their employees. They receive a credit if they have fewer than 25 full-time employees; pay wages averaging $50,000 or less; and pay 50 percent or more of employees’ premiums. From another perspective, employers with 50 or more fulltime employees must provide coverage or be penalized. “The employer can be fined $2,000 per employ-

ee for not providing insurance,” Snesrud said. Also, employers are required to give employees information about the health care marketplace, Snesrud said. SNESRUD fielded many questions. Examples: What happens to an employer who offers insurance but it’s pricey? An employer who offers insurance but doesn’t make it affordable can be charged a $3,000 penalty. What if a person owns multiple businesses? Several businesses with the same ownership are covered as a single entity. The crowd took an online insurance shopping trip with Snesrud. The site tells whether a user is eligible for a tax credit. The tax credit calculator asks for the individual’s county, annual income and number of household members. It then estimates a monthly premium, ad-

vanced tax credit and monthly cost. A 35-year-old individual who makes $15,000 and lives in Allen County would have a monthly premium of $212, an advanced tax credit of $187 and a monthly cost of $25. A “helpth” report at also allows an individual to see if he or she is eligible for an advance tax credit. When examining healthcare options on, individuals are never asked about pre-existing conditions. Snesrud has fewer than 25 employees at her business and began weighing her options for coverage. She was providing insurance for her employees, but found they could save by going through the marketplace, due to tax credits. Snesrud ultimately dropped her coverage for employees, and instead gave a wage

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“There were tracks this big,” Yoho said, holding the hands to form a circle about six inches in diameter. “They (the state agency) just don’t want to admit they’re around,” although the cows had milled about and obliterated tracks the attacker left. “If the cats can do this to a calf, they could do it to a person,” he added. “That’s a con-

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.

cern for me, people walking along the rail-

He emphasized his concern by pointing to

If the cats can do this to a calf, they could do it to a person. —Norm Yoho

trails,” and otherwise being out and about in the countryside, particularly alone. “I don’t think anyone should be out by themselves.”

the disembowelment of the calf. “See the ribs? They’re ripped apart toward the back, where the cat’s claws went.

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

Nursery provided

310 S. Jefferson, Iola

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 7th & Osage, Humboldt

Sunday School...................9:45 a.m. Sunday Worship...............10:50 a.m. Sunday Evening

Kids Bible Club..................5:30 p.m. Evening Service......................7 p.m. Wednesday Night Bible Study. .7 p.m. Rev Jerry Neeley, pastor 620-473-2481

First Christian Church 1608 Oregon Rd., Iola

“Lead-Feed Tend” - John 21.15 - 17

Sunday School...................9:30 a.m. Sunday Worship...............10:30 a.m. Bible Study.............................6 p.m. Wednesday Prayer.............6:30 p.m.

Dave McGullion, pastor Travis Riley, youth pastor



Community of Christ

First Presbyterian Church 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



Northcott Church

St. Timothy’s Episcopal Church

12425 SW. Barton Rd., Colony

202 S. Walnut, Iola

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

Wednesday Evening Prayer as announced

Gary Murphey, pastor

Jennifer Loeb, pastor


Sunday School........................9 a.m. Sunday Worship....................10 a.m. Sunday Evening......................6 p.m. Mike Farran, pastor

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



Fellowship Regional Church

Grace Lutheran Church

Trinity Lutheran Church

214 W. Madison, Iola

117 E. Miller Rd., Iola

Poplar Grove Baptist Church

Sunday Worship...............10:30 a.m.

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

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

620-365-3688 620-228-2522


And look at that. See where a claw cut between the ribs and the skin?” Yoho said he wasn’t the only person in the area who has been up close and personal with a big cat. “A guy that bow hunts on my land got up in his tree stand one morning before light and when he could see well, he noticed some marks on a limb (holding his stand),” he recounted. “There were big claw marks on the limb,” which he and the hunter are convinced were made by a cat. The hunter never returned to the stand. REPORTS of cougars and large black cats — cougars generally are an orange-brown color — have surfaced in the area for years. Most have been dismissed as misinterpretation whenever an animal darted across a road in front of a vehicle or was seen at a distance. But, the sighting by Yoho, 80, is different. He butchered cattle for years, first at Iola’s M&M plant and then at a couple of others, and has been around animals all his life, including the cows he tends daily. He’s old-school, without tendency to exaggerate. Yoho was within a stone’s throw of where the attack occurred and had a clear view, from start to finish. “I know what I saw,” he said.

Rev. Jan Chubb

620-363-4828 620-237-4255

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SUSAN Booth, a certified enrollment specialist with McIntoshBooth Insurance, said the marketplace gives people options. “I was helping a lady with packages and she took the lowest plan, which had a high deductible,” Booth said. “It may have been high but she was able to have insurance.” Snesrud said people are able to change their insurance packages during enrollment if one isn’t working for them. Tumbleson said she felt more reassured after the session. “Now that I know how to go about it, I’ll give it a shot,” she said.

(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

Steve Traw, pastor

Sunday School...................9:30 a.m. Sunday Morning Worship. . . .10:45 a.m.

increase to cover personal policy. Every situation is unique, however, and she said people need to look closely at the numbers. “You have to do your homework,” Snesrud said.

Calf: Attacked, killed by mysterious cat

Sunday School immediately after service

East 54 Hwy., Iola


Session: Health care questions fielded

2015. Also, the ACA guidelines require a minimum quality and cost standard for their employees, with penalties if they do not meet those as well. Jones said he is comfortable with the way his employees are protected through his insurance, and plans to keep it that way for now “With the way things were, I was very comfortable,” he said. He did say, however, that if the ACA implementations result in a reduction in health care costs for providers and employees, it could “turn the corner” for healthcare in the U.S. “If the health cost is going to stay where it is, no, I don’t think it is going to help,” Jones said. “It’s easy for me to sit here and say everyone needs health insurance. I honestly believe that.” Policies are on an individual basis for employers through the marketplace, and Jones said for him to get an accurate estimate, he would need to get information from all 17 of his employees. All of the work may not be worth the effort for now, but he will keep his ear to the ground. “Hopefully the powers that be have the foresight to see that this is going to work. There are a lot of scare tactics out there,” he said. “I don’t know yet, that’s the problem. Time is going to tell a lot, I’m still learning.”

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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


Continued from A1 “It’s exciting to see the life-changing things that happen,” she said. “Basically, what we offer is above basic literacy,” Martin continued, although literacy needs are found occasionally. When need arises, volunteers are sought to help those who can’t read. In response to a question, she said the college had detected little need in recent years for instruction of English as a second language.


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Austin Johnston Austin Paul Johnston was born on Oct. 9, 2013, at the Allen County Regional Hospital. Austin is the son of Jeremy and Tiffany Johnston, LaHarpe. He weighed 6 pounds, 14 ounces, and was 19½ inches long. His maternal grandmother is Dimity Lowell, Iola.

Laurelai Richie Laurelai Daphne Richie, was born to parents Kevin and Erica Richie, Round Rock, Texas, on Dec. 9, 2013, in Seton Hospital, Austin, Texas. She weighed 8 pounds and 6 ounces. She was 20½ inches long. Maternal grandparents are Larry and De-

His paternal grandparents are Tim and Lara Stevens, Humboldt, and Paul and Juanita Johnston, Girard. Austin’s great-grandparents are David and Deborah Jackson, Karen Trester, Violet Stevens, and Marvin and Colleen Baum. Austin has an older sister, Sydney Johnston, 14 months.

Luke Dale Luke Ray Dale, was born on Nov. 8, 2013, in Oklahoma City to parents David and Laura Dale. Luke weighed 10 pounds and 7 ounces, and was 22 inches long. He is the grandson of Ter-

ry and Cheryl Sparks, Iola, and Dena Dale, Tulsa. Greatgrandparents are Duane and Frieda Nelson, Overland Park, and Wesley and Wanda Sparks, Kirksville, Mo. Luke has three siblings, Addison, 7, Kylie, 5 and Easton, 3.


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nise Gilmore, Iola. Paternal grandparents are Barbara Richie, Austin, Texas, and Arnold and Ann Richie, Houston, Texas. Great-grandparents are Wallace and Delores Strickler, Colony. Laurelai has two siblings, Sydni Keagle, 12, and Miles Richie, 2.


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Fillies get defensive in romp over Trojans By RICHARD LUKEN The Iola Register

OSAWATOMIE — Iola High’s girls took an early lead Friday and never looked back to pick up their most lopsided win in more than two seasons. The Fillies were particularly ferocious on defense, allowing only two field goals on the night, forcing 24 turnovers and making life miserable from start to finish for their hosts from Osawatomie High. Iola scored the game’s first nine points, led 11-1 after one quarter and 24-5 at halftime of a 40-10 victory. The win lifts the Fillies’ record to 3-4 on the season. “Our defense was good, but what I was happiest about was that we didn’t take our lead for granted,” Fillies head coach Becky Carlson said. “We kept up our intensity until the end.” Iola’s Mikaela Platt got things started with a 3-pointer and a steal and layup within the game’s first 70 seconds to stake the Fillies to a 5-0 lead. Emery Driskel followed with a pair of baskets to push the lead to nine. Emma Piazza’s long jumper late in the period pushed the lead to 11-1. Osawatomie’s Suzy Waddle drained a guarded jumper with 6:54 left in the half for the Trojans’ first field goal. Larissa Harrison’s bucket about five minutes later was Osawatomie’s last. Meanwhile, the Fillies received contributions up and

Iola High’s Emery Driskel, right, tangles with Osawatomie’s Mariah Guilfoyle Friday in the Fillies’ 40-10 victory. Driskel scored nine points to lead Iola. REGISTER/RICHARD LUKEN down its roster. Kyra Moore fed Toni Macha for a lay-in before Sidney Wade’s steal and layup pushed Iola up 16-3. Driskel was second before Addie Haar ended the half with a putback and two free throws. The second half was more of the same. Platt scored a putback, Hannah Endicott scored inside and Macha converted

a three-point play to push Iola up 34-7. She added two free throws late in the third to push the Fillies’ lead to 31, triggering a running clock through the fourth quarter. The damage could have been worse. Iola hit only 10 of 21 free throws and had several shots rim out, giving the Fillies a cool 34-percent shooting

night. “We got some good looks at the basket, but those shots just didn’t fall,” Carlson said. “And we had a few instances when we’d get the steal, and travel as we headed up court.” Little matter, although Carlson said she expects the Fillies to iron out those blemishes in short order.

Driskel led the way with nine points, while Macha had eight points and four rebounds. Platt scored seven with three assist. Wade chipped in with three assists and three steals. Lexie Long, Haar and Driskel also had three steals. See FILLIES | Page B3

Lancers thump MV

Mustang comeback comes up short

By STEVEN SCHWARTZ The Iola Register

By RICHARD LUKEN The Iola Register

COLONY — It was samesong-different-verse for the Marmaton Valley High Wildcats Friday night in Colony, while the Crest Lancers had a chance to show off some high-flying offensive prowess. The Lancers toppled the Wildcats with ease, 59-24, after coming out hot in the

first and not letting up. The Lancers opened with a 15-0 run before Micheal Genn put the Wildcats on the board with 30 seconds left in the first. Senior Brock Ellis put up 10 of his 16 points in the first quarter for the Lancers. “Not bad,” was how head coach Travis Hermreck responded, although he counter-balanced the modesty See CREST | Page B2

Crest High’s Brock Ellis (33) makes a run for the basket while Wildcat Brady Newman (33) does his best to slow him down. Ellis had 16 points in the Lancers’ 59-24 win over Marmaton Valley Friday. REGISTER/STEVEN SCHWARTZ

OSAWATOMIE — While Iola High’s boys aren’t the most talented bunch, and they occasionally leave head coach Bill Peeper scratching his head, there was one thing he could count on: “I knew they’d always play hard.” Friday’s contest, a 61-51 loss to host Osawatomie High, left Peeper frustrated. “Tonight was the first time this season I couldn’t say we were playing hard all the time,” he said. “That’s what we do best, but not tonight.” Osawatomie used a 15-4 run late in the second quarter to turn a 20-17 Iola advantage into a 32-24 Trojan lead at halftime. Iola didn’t go down without a fight. A ferocious comeback pulled the Mustangs to within three in the final minute before Osawatomie hit five straight free throws and to close the game on a 7-0 run. “The second quarter killed us,” Peeper said. “We just seem to have one quarter each game where we just can’t get things to go the way we want.” Iola’s defensive intensity late in the first half was lacking, he said. “We did such a poor job, and we just gave them whatever shot they wanted.” Still, Peeper was pleased with Iola’s second-half effort. The Trojans led 37-26 before Iola’s comeback took root. Latta scored seven points as part of a 10-4 run to cut the deficit to 41-36. But Osawatomie had an answer for every Iola challenge. Michael Pursley’s 3-pointer pushed the lead back to eight. Morgan Soucie followed with a basket to push the lead back to 46-36.

Iola High’s Kaden Macha, left, goes in for a layup in front of Osawatomie High defender Sheldon Booe Friday. Macha had 12 points in the Mustangs’ 61-51 defeat. REGISTER/RICHARD LUKEN Iola’s press pared a 50-38 deficit to three, 54-51, on Latta’s 3-pointer with 25 seconds left on the clock. Osawatomie threw long over the Mustang press, where Riley England

swooped in for a layup and free-throw to cap the threepoint play. Adam Kauth missed two free throws for See MUSTANGS | Page B6


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Iola Middle School boys go 1-3 to open 2014 season CHANUTE — Missed free throws did in Iola Middle School’s eighthgrade boys Thursday. The Ponies missed 20 free throws — 12 in the fourth quarter alone — and were unable to hold a halftime lead over their hosts from Royster

Sports Calendar Iola High School Basketball Tuesday, vs. CENTRAL HEIGHTS, 4:30 p.m. Friday, at Prairie View, 4:30 p.m. High School Wrestling Today, at Burlington Invitational, 9 a.m. Jan. 18, JV at Labette County Invitational, 9 a.m. Middle School Basketball Today, at Wellsville Tournament, 9 a.m. Monday, at Independence, 3:30 p.m. Thursday, vs. ROYSTER, 3:30 p.m.

Humboldt High School Basketball Tuesday, at Fredonia Friday, at Cherryvale

Marmaton Valley High School Basketball Tuesday, vs. ST. PAUL

Crest High School Basketball Friday, at Altoona-Midway

Southern Coffey Co. High School Basketball Tuesday, vs. BURLINGAME Friday, at Waverly

Allen Basketball Today, vs. KANSAS CITY, KAN., women 2 p.m., men 4 p.m. Wednesday, at Coffeyville, women 6 p.m., men 8 p.m. Jan. 18, vs. COWLEY, women 2 p.m., men 4 p.m.

Kansas State Basketball Today, at Kansas, 1 p.m. TV: ESPN (Ch. 32) Tuesday, vs. OKLAHOMA, 6 p.m. TV: ESPN2 (Ch. 33) Jan. 18, vs. WEST VIRGINIA, 12:30 p.m. TV: Big 12 Network

Kansas Basketball Today, KANSAS STATE, 1 p.m. TV: ESPN (Ch. 32) Monday, at Iowa State, 8 p.m. TV: ESPN2 (Ch. 33) Jan. 18, OKLAHOMA STATE, 3 p.m. TV: CBS (Ch. 7)

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Middle School. Royster overcame a 21-8 halftime deficit by outscoring Iola 15-7 in the third quarter and 18-7 in the fourth of a 4135 victory. “We came out and played well early, but we just made a couple of tough mental mistakes late,” IMS head coach Marty Taylor said. “We did a great job of getting to the line,” but the missed free throws were the difference. Evan Sigg led the way

with 15 points and 10 rebounds. Ethan Holloway followed with 10 points and eight boards. Matt Komma and Isaac Fink added three points each. Nick Vaughn and Ethan Tavarez both scored two. Komma and Vaughn added six and four rebounds, respectively. The seventh-grade dealt with early nerves, and could not overcome an early deficit, losing to Royster, 38-25. “A pretty good effort

for the first time out,” Taylor said. “We were nervous stepping on the floor, but once we got in the flow, I thought the boys did a good job.” Blake Ashmore scored six to lead the Pony seventh-graders. Derek Bycroft added five points and four rebounds. Cole Regehr also scored five points. Tayton Driskel, Kane Rogers and Jeremy Waldman all had three points. Rogers also had six rebounds; Driskel five. In B team action,

Iola’s eighth-graders prevailed, 36-28. Matt Miller scored 10 points. Vaughn, Tavarez and Zach Cokely all had six. Cale Barnhart scored four, while Caden Knavel and Drake Sell had two each. The seventh-grade B team fell, 19-15. Hunter Preston scored eight and Matt Karr had seven for the Ponies. Iola resumes play this morning at a tournament in Wellsville. The seventh-graders tip off

Wildcat junior high squads resume play MORAN — Marmaton Valley Junior High’s basketball teams resumed play Thursday following their Christmas break. The Wildcats hosted Uniontown in a pair of doubleheaders. In boys action, Uniontown prevailed 31-20 in A team play, while Marmaton Valley’s B team won, 31-29. In the A team contest, Justice Pugh scored nine of his 11 points before half-time — all nine of Marmaton Valley’s points up to then. Trevor Wilson followed with five. Isaac Heskett and Brock Hall had two each. Caiden Elliott scored 11 of his 13 points af-

Coach benefit planned MORAN — A benefit dinner and basket auction will raise funds for Brenda Mills, softball, basketball and volleyball coach at Marmaton Valley. The fundraiser will be from 5 to 8 p.m. Jan. 18 at the Marmaton Valley High School commons area. Pulled pork, cheesy potatoes, baked beans, salad and

ter half-time to lead the Wildcat B team in victory. Gage Griffith scored seven, Kiefer Endicott

desserts will be served. Several gift baskets also have been assembled for sale that evening. A number of drawings are planned. Mills underwent surgery in November to have a cancerous tumor removed from her stomach. She underwent a second surgery Dec. 31. Proceeds will help Mills with expenses.

five, Heskett four and Trent Vest two. MARMATON Valley’s

girls picked up a doubleheader sweep. The A team rolled to a 29-21 victory, while the B team eked out a 10-8 win. In the A team contest, Trinitee Gutierrez scored 11 points, Shayla Brooks had eight, while Megan Ensminger scored six and Makayla Brooks four. The B team scored six points in the fourth quarter for its comefrom-behind win. Megan Ensminger scored four points, while Kaitlyn Knavel, Paige Becker and Sarah Spillman each scored two. The Wildcats return home Monday to host Oswego.

Prep basketball scores from Friday The Associated Press BOYS’ BASKETBALL Andale 58, Clearwater 46 Argonia 53, Elk Valley 25 Augusta 64, Wellington 49 Baldwin 52, Louisburg 37 Basehor-Linwood 76, Tonganoxie 60 Beloit 82, Russell 42 Berean Academy 42, Hutchinson Trinity 40 Buhler 62, Rose Hill 45 BV West 77, Gardner-Edgerton 69 Cair Paravel 53, St. John’s Military 37 Central Plains 66, Macksville 55 Chanute 52, Girard 46 Chaparral 63, Conway Springs 61 Chetopa 85, Altoona-Midway 24 Coffeyville 61, Pittsburg 50 Council Grove 74, Northern Heights 31 Derby 58, Newton 49 Derby Invasion 80, Veritas Christian 41 Dodge City 66, Cimarron 47 Douglass 66, Belle Plaine 47 El Dorado 58, Mulvane 56 Ell-Saline 40, Remington 33 Eureka 70, Fredonia 43 Fairfield 38, Burrton 34 Fort Scott 47, Independence 43 Garden City 53, Great Bend 43 Garden Plain 51, Cheney 47 Halstead 52, Smoky Valley 35 Hays 78, Liberal 49 Hesston 59, Haven 45 Highland Park 61, Junction City 39 Hill City 45, Phillipsburg 41 Jackson Heights 79, Horton 66 Kapaun Mount Carmel 57, Wichita West 43 KC Piper 57, KC Turner 44 Kingman 55, Nickerson 40 Kinsley 52, Cunningham 35 Labette County 72, Parsons 36 Little River 49, Ellinwood 40 Lyons 63, Sterling 58 Maize 52, Salina South 44 Marion 46, Bennington 37 McPherson 75, Winfield 38 Mill Valley 58, KC Bishop Ward 30 Minneapolis 73, Southeast Saline 63 Moundridge 71, Inman 61

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Nemaha Valley 74, Santa Fe Trail 41 Northeast-Arma 73, Southeast 58 Northern Valley 48, Logan 29 Osborne 62, Pike Valley 58 Oswego 57, Jayhawk Linn 27 Otis-Bison 62, Victoria 61 Oxford 45, Sedan 30 Peabody-Burns 41, Flinthills 33 Pittsburg Colgan 53, Columbus 48 Pratt 48, Hillsboro 47 Rock Creek 71, Silver Lake 41 Royal Valley 52, Atchison County 33 Rural Vista 66, Centre 37 Sabetha 71, Holton 66, 4OT Salina Central 75, Wichita Campus 41 Scott City 72, Hugoton 45 Sedgwick 37, Canton-Galva 17 Shawnee Heights 37, Manhattan 34 Smith Center 40, Rock Hills 37 Solomon 57, Goessel 40 St. John 66, Ness City 28 Thunder Ridge 61, Lincoln 29 Topeka 67, Washburn Rural 51 Topeka Seaman 60, Emporia 49 Valley Center 11, GoddardEisenhower 4 Wabaunsee 61, St. Mary’s 45 Wamego 69, Concordia 61 Washington County 57, Troy 41 West Elk 56, Caldwell 20 Wichita Bishop Carroll 55, Wichita North 41 Wichita Heights 46, Wichita South 44 Wichita Southeast 58, Wichita Northwest 35 Wichita Trinity 58, Wichita Independent 55 Wilson 40, Lakeside 35 GIRLS’ BASKETBALL Attica 47, Hutchinson Central Christian 14 Axtell 50, Frankfort 33 Baileyville-B&B 61, Onaga 46 Baldwin 63, Louisburg 54 Basehor-Linwood 47, Tonganoxie 31 Baxter Springs 53, Riverton 27 Bonner Springs 59, Lansing 40 Bucklin 40, Spearville 37 Buhler 69, Rose Hill 49 Caldwell 40, West Elk 26 Central Plains 76, Macksville 29 Centralia 53, BV Randolph 32 Centre 46, Rural Vista 24

Wednesday Early Ladies H.R. Bailbonding 3-1 John’s Therapy 1-3 Treasure Chest 3-1 Jones Jewelry 1-3 Hi 10: Donna Culver 176 Hi 30: Donna Culver 468 Charter Bowlerette Just 4 Fun 4-0 Party Girls 0-4 Shirt Shop 1-3 Michael Truck Repair 3-1 Styles On Madison 4-0 Bye 0-4 Hi 10: Sylven Hartzler 191 Hi 30: Sylven Hartzler 487

Chanute 54, Girard 41 Cheney 54, Garden Plain 48 Cherryvale 55, Neodesha 37 Clay Center 43, Chapman 36 Clearwater 47, Andale 34 Clifton-Clyde 46, Doniphan West 43 Coffeyville 68, Pittsburg 55 Conway Springs 37, Chaparral 27 Council Grove 43, Northern Heights 38 Cunningham 33, Kinsley 31 DeSoto 38, Eudora 20 Dighton 77, Quinter 11 Dodge City 65, Cimarron 60 Douglass 42, Belle Plaine 31 Elkhart 40, Sublette 38 Ellinwood 47, Little River 37 Ellis 67, Stockton 46 Fairfield 58, Burrton 53 Fort Scott 51, Independence 42 Fowler 58, Rolla 42 Fredonia 44, Eureka 36 Gardner-Edgerton 49, BV West 26 Goddard-Eisenhower 44, Valley Center 42 Golden Plains 33, TriplainsBrewster 30 Great Bend 48, Garden City 42 Halstead 44, Smoky Valley 30 Hesston 52, Haven 19 Hillsboro 46, Pratt 38 Horton 52, Jackson Heights 44 Hoxie 96, Greeley County 14 Hugoton 64, Scott City 37 Hutchinson Trinity 44, Berean Academy 34 Iola 40, Osawatomie 10 Jefferson North 61, Valley Falls 42 Kapaun Mount Carmel 72, Wichita West 16 KC Piper 62, KC Turner 10

Big 12 standings Big 12 Overall Iowa State 2-0 14-0 Kansas State 2-0 12-3 West Virginia 2-0 10-5 Kansas 1-0 10-4 Oklahoma State 1-1 13-2 Oklahoma 1-1 12-3 Baylor 0-1 12-2 Texas 0-2 11-4 TCU 0-2 9-5 Texas Tech 0-2 8-7 Today Iowa State at Oklahoma, 11 a.m. TCU at Baylor, 12:30 p.m. Kansas State at Kansas, 1 p.m. Oklahoma State at West Virginia, 3 p.m. Texas Tech at Texas, 7 p.m. Monday Texas at West Virginia, 6 p.m. Kansas at Iowa State, 8 p.m. Tuesday Oklahoma at Kansas State, 6 p.m. Wednesday TCU at Oklahoma State, 7 p.m. Baylor at Texas Tech, 8 p.m.


Kingman 55, Nickerson 26 Larned 50, Southwestern Hts.

Leavenworth 67, SM Northwest 44 Lee’s Summit Community Christian, Mo. 44, Maranatha Academy 33 Liberal 49, Hays 31 Linn 53, Wetmore 39 Lyndon 38, Mission Valley 28 Maize 49, Salina South 24 Manhattan 66, Shawnee Heights 43 Marais des Cygnes Valley 53, Hartford 23 Marion 33, Bennington 30 Marysville 55, Abilene 45 Maur Hill - Mount Academy 44, Oskaloosa 22 McPherson 37, Winfield 35 Meade 61, Lakin 43 Medicine Lodge 57, Bluestem 36 Mill Valley 56, KC Bishop Ward 27 Moundridge 57, Inman 23 Mulvane 63, El Dorado 42 Newton 49, Derby 42 Northern Valley 52, Logan 37 Olathe Northwest 48, Olathe East 32 Olathe South 71, Lawrence 35 Osborne 50, Pike Valley 47 Oswego 46, Jayhawk Linn 41 Paola 40, Ottawa 31

at 9 o’clock; the eighthgraders at 10:15. Championship and third-place contest will follow.


Continued from B1

with a sizeable grin. The Lancers put up another 15 on the Wildcats in the second quarter. Marmaton Valley righted its ship in the period as well. Taylor Davis, Genn and Brady Newman scored for Marmaton Valley. Any sort of comeback dwindled following halftime for the Wildcats, as the Lancers spread the offensive love across the court to multiple players, with many points coming off of fast breaks. A running clock in the fourth had both teams heading to the locker room in no time. Despite a commanding win, Hermreck had to admit that the Wildcats fought. Following a tough fall season, the Wildcats showed more confidence on the court than any game played in 2013, he said. “Both teams played incredible hard,” Hermreck said. “It shows a lot of character on their part.” Hermreck said he saw a major improvement in his defense, especially following a loss from NortheastArma Tuesday. “Our defense didn’t give us a chance to win,” he said, referring the the loss to the Vikings. “I feel like we are getting better.” The Lancers travel to face Altoona-Midway High next Friday. The Wildcats host St. Paul on Tuesday.

Marmaton Valley 2-10-57—24 Crest 17-15-16-11—59 Marmaton Valley (FG/3ptFT-F-TP): Jefferis 1-0-3-2, Genn 2/2-1-0-11, Stephenson 2-3-57, Boyd 0-0-1-0, Newman 0-21-2, Adams 0-2-2-2. TOTALS 5/2-8-12-24. Crest (FG/3pt-FT-F-TP): Frazell 4/2-2-2-16, Green 2-0-2-4, Godderz 1-0-2-2, Stephens 3-1-1-7, Davis 3-0-2-6, Brallier 1-0-1-2, Ellis 8-0-3-16, Miller 0-0-2-0, Ramsey 2-2-0-6. TOTALS: 24/2-5-15-59.

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Quilting group, 6-8 p.m., second and fourth Monday of each month, North Community Building, 505 N. Buckeye St., call Helen Sutton, 365-3375.


Open walking, 8 a.m.-5 p.m., Recreation Community Building.

Monday, Wednesday, Friday

Seniorcise class, 9-10 a.m., Recreation Community Building.

Tuesday, Friday

Water exercise class, 9-10 a.m., Super 8 Motel, Pauline Hawk instructor, call 365-5565.

Coming events Spring Soccer League registration runs through Feb. 21, register online or at the rec office, ages 5 years through eighth grade may participate, games scheduled to begin the week of March 24-29. Dodgeball tournament, March 8, Recreation Community Building, register at the rec office by Feb. 21, boys and girls in grades K-12 may participate. Co-Ed Volleyball League registration runs through Jan. 31, register a team at the rec. office by Jan. 31, league play begins Feb. 9, players 18 and older may participate. Kansas Old-Time Fiddlers, Pickers and Singers, 1-4 p.m., Jan. 19, Bass Community Building, all ages welcome, call Rosalie Rowe, 365-5709.

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Saturday, January 11, 2014

Crest’s Lady Lancers pick up win over Wildcats By STEVEN SCHWARTZ The Iola Register

COLONY — A stifling first-half effort from the Crest High Lady Lancers Friday night put the game out of reach early for the Marmaton Valley Wildcats, but both coaches took away valuable lessons. The Lancers ended on top, with a commanding 39-19 win. Crest’s dominance in the paint and in transition had the Wildcats on their heels for the better part of the game, although they showed signs of life in the second half. “We knew there were a lot of girls that we had that were going to have to play varsity time,” Wildcat head coach Gavin Cole said. “We couldn’t buy a basket.”

On the other hand, the Lancers saw nothing but improvement, according to head coach Ben Vaughn. “We are doing a lot better, it’s nice for that hard work to get you a win,” Vaughn said. He said his girls were becoming more confident in their fundamentals, which resulted in a more aggressive playing style. The Wildcats had trouble defending freshman Miranda Golden on the offensive and defensive boards. She had seven pointst. Cole said his team was doing its best to learn with every game, despite some injuries that have plagued them throughout the season. “If this season is going to be a success, it’s going


to be based a lot on how we improve,” he said. Misty Storrer led the Wildcats with eight points, followed by Ashlynn Pinkerton with seven. Laural Godderz topped the Lancers’ scoring with 11, followed by Madison Covey and Golden with seven apiece. As for the Lancers, Vaughn is hoping this is the boost his team needs to get into fighting shape. They travel to AltoonaMidway next Friday. The Wildcats host St. Paul on Tuesday. Marmaton Valley (FG/3pt-FT-FTP): Pinkerton 2/1-0-1-7, Stevenson 0-0-4-0, Storrer 3-2-2-8, Meiwes 0-1-2-1, Lutz 0-0-1-0, Newman 1-1-2-3. TOTALS: 6/1-4-12-19. Crest (FG/3pt-FT-F-TP): M. Covey 3-1-4-7, Hammond 2-0-0-4, Frank 2-0-1-4, Rodriguez 0-0-2-0, Godderz 4-3-3-11, Golden 3-1-3-7, McCulley 1-0-0-2, T. Covey 2-0-3-4. TOTALS 17-5-11-39.

Laurel Godderz (15) battles for a rebound against multiple Marmaton Valley High defenders Friday in Colony. The Lancers beat the Wildcats 39-19. REGISTER/ STEVEN SCHWARTZ

Humboldt Middle School’s Tucker Hurst sprints from a pack of Galesburg Timberwolves — from left, Chase Sexton, Garrett McGuire, Jaden Gard and Trent Taylor — in a seventh-grade game at Humboldt Thursday evening. REGISTER/BOB JOHNSON

Iola High’s Kyra Moore, left, is defended by Osawatomie’s Kelcey Wendt Friday in the Fillies’ 40-10 victory. REGISTER/RICHARD LUKEN

Fillies: Defense sparks victory Continued from B1

Waddle and Harrison each had three points for the Trojans. The Fillies prevailed, 29-17, in junior varsity play. Taylor Sell led the Iola JV with 10 points. Riley Murry, Jo Lohman, Olivia Bannister and Micaiah Larney all had four.

The C team made it a Fillies sweep with a 29-2 romp. Wade scored 11, Murry and Macha added eight and six points respectively. Taylor Heslop and Lohman both had two. The Fillies return home Tuesday to host Central Heights. Iola (11-13-14-2—40) Osawatomie (1-4-3-2—10)

Iola (FG/3pt-FT-F-TP): 1-1-23, Long 0-1-1-1, Moore 0-1-1-1, Piazza 1-0-2-2, Lohman 0-0-1-0, Shields 1-0-1-2, Endicott 1-0-42, Haar 1-2-1-4, Platt 2/1-0-2-7, Driskel 4-1-2-9, Macha 2-5-1-9. TOTALS: 13/1-10-18-40. Osawatomie (FG-FT-F-TP): Johnson 0-0-1-0, Wendt 0-1-2-1, Larson 0-1-0-1, Fereira 0-0-3-0, Guilfoyle 0-1-1-1, Thompson 0-04-0, Waddle 1-1-5-3, Harrison 1-1-3-3, McReynolds 0-0-2-0. TOTALS: 2-6-21-10.

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Humboldt eighth grade takes comeback HUMBOLDT — Humboldt Middle School’s eighth-grade boys weren’t about to let a 9-2 halftime deficit get them down Thursday evening. The Cubs erupted for 17 points in the third quarter and 19 in the fourth of a 38-20 victory over visiting Galesburg. “I can’t say enough about the way we played in the second half,” head coach Jeremy Weilert said. “Every single member of the eighth-grade team contributed in this victory. We played with intensity.” Zack Korte scored eight, followed by Wyatt Seufert with seven, Caleb Hart with six and Hesston Murrow with five. Ty Griffiths added four points and six rebounds, Jacob Barker had four points, Jackson Wilder two and Josh Vanatta and Edward O’Neal scored one point each. Lance Daniels pulled down eight rebounds. Noah Johnson and Colin Gillespie had four boards each. Humboldt’s B team rolled to a 37-22 win. Teryn Johnson had 17 points and six rebounds. Logan Gray and Bo Bigelow both had six points. Gray pulled in seven rebounds, Bigelow three. Dylan Doolittle and Tucker Hurst both scored four. Humboldt also prevailed, 24-17, in the C

Humboldt Middle School eighth-grader Lance Daniels grimaces as he’s about to win a rebound battle with Galesburg’s Jacob Stark in the Cubs’ 38-20 victory Thursday evening at Humboldt. Daniels grabbed eight rebounds. REGISTER/BOB JOHNSON team affair. David Watts scored five points, Seth Hegwald, Brent Yost and Tim Yokum all had four. Scoring two apiece were Caleb Klauman, Joe Murrow and Scott Todd. Kyle O’Neal scored one. IN GIRLS ACTION,

Humboldt’s A team fell, 37-20, while the B team won, 22-21, and the C team lost, 20-8. “You could tell we hadn’t played a game in 20 days at times, but Galesburg has a good team with a couple of extremely talented girls,” Humboldt girls coach Scott Brady said. Aricah McCall led Humboldt’s A team with

seven points and four steals. Rylan Wilhite added four points, eight rebounds and six steals. Lizzie Myers, Chassis Hoepker, Maggie Johnson and Kassie Angleton each scored two points. Kaiti Carpenter added one. KATIE


spearheaded the B team attack for Humboldt with 14 points and seven rebounds. Kaylie Johnson scored three points. Myers and McCall both had two points. Sydney Barker had one point. Scoring two points each for Humboldt’s C team were Denise Johnson, Barker, Zoey Rinehart and Katie Lott.


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Oil Before the State Corporation Commission of the State of Kansas Notice of Filing Application RE: McFadden Oil Co. — Application for a permit to authorize the enhanced recovery of saltwater into the Bowen 18A, 19A, 20A, Lantz 4A, McCall 2AX, 5AX, 6AX, located in Allen County, Kansas. TO: All Oil & Gas Producers, Unleased Mineral Interest Owners, Landowners, and all persons whosoever concerned. YOU, and each of you, are hereby notified that McFadden Oil Co., has filed an application to commence the injection of saltwater into the Bartleville formation at the Bowen 18A, 19A, 20A, SE 1/4, Sec 35, Twp 24 Rge 20E, Lantz 4A, SW 1/4, Sec 36, Twp 24, Rge 20E, McCall 2AX, 5AX, 6AX, SW 1/4, Sec 36, Twp 24, Rge 20E Allen County, Kansas with maximum operating pressure of 700 and a maximum injection rate of 80 bbls per day. ANY persons who object to or protest this application shall be required to file their objections or protests with the Conservation Division of the State Corporation Commission of the State of Kansas within (30) days from the date of this publication. These protests shall be filed pursuant to commission regulations and must state specific reasons why the grant of the application may cause waste, violate correlative rights or pollute the natural resources of the State of Kansas. ALL persons interested or concerned shall take notice of the foregoing and shall govern themselves accordingly. McFadden Oil Co. PO Box 394 Iola, Kansas 66749 620-496-7946 (Published in The Iola Register Jan. 11, 2014)

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HERFF JONES, INC. is now accepting applications for a FULL-TIME CUSTOMER SERVICE position. This position is responsible for working with existing clients and new accounts. Successful candidate must have excellent computer and communication skills, as well as, dependability, motivation and attention to detail. Also accepting applications for seasonal office and production positions. Apply in person, 2502 N. State, Iola. Applications will be taken Monday-Thursday 7a.m.5p.m. Pre-employment drug screen required. EOE/ADA.

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US rig count rises HOUSTON (AP) — Oilfield services company Baker Hughes Inc. says the number of rigs exploring for oil and natural gas in the U.S. rose by three this week to 1,754. The Houston firm said in its weekly report Friday that 1,393 rigs were exploring for oil and 357 for gas. Four were listed as miscellaneous. A year ago there were 1,761 active rigs. Of the major oil- and gas-producing states, Oklahoma gained 14 rigs, New Mexico, Utah and West Virginia were up two, while Kansas and Wyoming rose one apiece. Texas lost seven, Colorado and North Dakota each were down six, Louisiana dropped by two, and Alaska and Pennsylvania were off one. Arkansas, California and Ohio were unchanged. The U.S. rig count peaked at 4,530 in 1981 and bottomed at 488 in 1999.

UPS seeks to close office TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — The U.S. post office that has anchored the north end of Topeka’s downtown since the 1930s could become another casualty of declining mail volume. The Topeka CapitalJournal reports the U.S. Postal Service announced Thursday it wants to vacate the historic building and put it up for sale. Plans call for relocating retail customer services to a new, smaller leased space in the same ZIP code. Internal operations would move to nearby postal facilities. The Postal Service is attempting to streamline operations after losing billions of dollars in recent years, including $15.9 billion in fiscal year 2012.

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Police report Arrest made in drug case Timothy Allen Nuedeck was arrested Jan. 3 for driving while having a suspended driver’s license, possession of marijuana, and possession of drug paraphernalia.

Woman arrested for endangerment Paula Scott, 31, Iola, was arrested on Jan. 4 for endangering a child when officers responded to a call in the 600 block of North Street.

Vehicle damaged Dan Oswalt told officers his vehicle was broken into while parked near Iola’s Sonic restaurant.

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Margaret Beach, 48, Iola, was arrested for domestic battery on Jan. 4. Jason Mitchell, 44, Iola, also was arrested for disorderly conduct following investigation of a domestic disturbance in the 400 block of North Third Street.

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Property damaged On Jan. 4 John Wallace reported to officers the door of a house at 622 N. Cottonwood St., which he owns, had been kicked in. On Monday a door at JW Auto Cars on North State Street was damaged during an attempt break-in. Damage was put at $500.

CANTON, Ohio (AP) — First-year nominees Derrick Brooks, Tony Dungy, Marvin Harrison and Walter Jones were among the 15 modern-era Pro Football Hall of Fame finalists in voting announced Thursday. Brooks was a linebacker with Tampa Bay; Dungy coached Tampa Bay and Indianapolis, leading the Colts to a Super Bowl title in 2007; Harrison was a receiver for Indianapolis; and Jones was an offensive tackle with Seattle. Former New York Giants defensive end Michael Strahan also was selected a modernera finalist along with defensive end/linebacker Charles Haley, defensive end/linebacker Kevin Greene, receiver Andre Reed, running back Jerome Bettis, receiver/returner Tim Brown, safety John Lynch, guard Will Shields, cornerback/safety Aeneas Williams, kicker

Two arrested on warrants Shawn Cook, 31, was arrested on Monday for an Iola Municipal Court warrant for failure to pay fines. On Tuesday Amanda Rogers, 29, Iola, was arrested for a warrant from Coffey County.

Thefts reported Officers were told Monday that money was missing from Subway restaurant, Iola. Suspects have been named. On Sunday two white males driving an older Dodge truck dark in color stole $946.15 worth of merchandise from Walmart.

Morten Andersen and former San Francisco owner Edward DeBartolo Jr. Punter Ray Guy and defensive end Claude Humphrey were announced as senior nominees in August. The 46-member selection committee will vote Feb. 1 in New York, with a minimum 80 percent required for induction. Strahan, Andersen and Lynch are in their second year of eligibility. Shields is in his third year, Bettis his fourth, Brown and Williams their fifth, Reed his ninth, and Greene and Haley their 10th. The modern-era finalists were chosen by the selection committee from a list of 126 nominees that was reduced to 25 semifinalists. Each finalist received a minimum vote of 80 percent. To be eligible, modern-era players and coaches must have last played or coached more than five seasons ago.

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Mustangs: Furious comeback comes up short Continued from B1

Iola before Cole Ryal hit four straight charities for the final spread. The first quarter was nip and tuck. Neither team led by more than three. Latta’s driving layup gave the Mustangs a 12-11 lead at the end of the period. Kaden Macha played brilliantly early in the second period, scoring 10 of the Mustangs’ 12 points in the quarter. His putback midway through the quarter gave Iola 22-19 lead. “Kaden is a hard-working dude,” Peeper said. “He absolutely carried us for a while. We have a couple of kids like that, who will go all

out all the time to the point of exhaustion. Our problem is, we only have a few players like that, and not five or more.” But Osawatomie took particular advantage of Tyler Powelson’s absence late the half with foul trouble. Soucie scored on consecutive possessions to give the Trojans a 23-22 lead with 2 minutes remaining in the half. Iola never led again. England and Sheldon Booe scored to push the lead to 27-22. Macha’s basket with 50 seconds left only abated Osawatomie’s run slightly before Rayl drained a 3-pointer and hit two free throws in the last 20 seconds

for a 32-24 halftime lead. Latta scored 15 points with three steals and two assists to pace the Mustangs. Macha followed with 12 points and five rebounds. Tyler McIntosh added eight points, five rebounds and two assists. Kauth added six boards. Powelson had five rebounds, four steals and two assists. Rayl’s 17 led the Trojans. England followed with 15 and Booe had 14. Iola’s junior varsity prevailed, 39-35. Brett Taylor and Kohl Endicott had 12 points each. Travis Hermstein added eight. In C team action, Iola won, 32-19. Braden Plumlee

scored eight points to lead Iola. Chase Regehr had seven rebounds. Iola hosts Central Heights Tuesday in the Mustangs’ first home game since their season-opener Dec. 6. It’s also Iola’s last home game until returning to the friendly confines Jan. 31. Iola (12-12-10-17—51) Osawatomie (11-21-9-20—60) Iola (FG/3pt-FT-F-TP): Latta 4/11-2-15, Mueller 0-0-1-0, Wallace 3-05-6, Endicott 0-0-1-0, McIntosh 3-23-8, Zimmerman 0/1-0-1-3, Macha 6-0-5-12, Kauth 1-3-1-5, Powelson 1-0-4-2. TOTALS: 18/3-6-23-51. Osawatomie (FG/3p-FT-F-TP): Pursley 0/1-0-2-3, England 6-3-415, Varnell 1-0-0-2, Soucie 5-0-4-10, Rayl 4/1-6-2-17, Booe 5-4-2-14. TOTALS: 21/2-13-14-61.

Iola High’s Tyler McIntosh, center, puts up a shot between Osawatomie defenders Riley England, left, and Morgan Soucie Friday. REGIS-


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Plenty on McMurray’s plate as 2014 season looms Jamie McMurray didn’t make the 2013 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Chase playoffs, but he had a pretty solid season at Earnhardt Ganassi Racing. McMurray, who survived the cuts and personnel changes made by car owner Chip Ganassi, scored nine top-10 finishes, including an “upset” victory at Talladega Superspeedway in October. The 37-year-old driver finished the season 15th in points and will start 2014 with a little tuneup race called the Rolex 24 at Daytona. He’ll co-drive a Daytona Prototype in the twice-around-the-clock endurance race. Until then, except for a two-day Cup test at Daytona, McMurray plans to lie low with his young family and enjoy the downtime from the Cup Series, which runs from February through November. As McMurray gets older, the winter break seems shorter. Only two days after the Cup Series awards banquet in Las Vegas, race teams were called to Charlotte Motor Speedway for a NASCAR-mandated test to sort out 2014 rules. “The break seemed really short this year,” McMurray told NASCAR This Week during a sports-car test session at Daytona last weekend. “I think some of it has to do with the Charlotte test that was thrown in there. We did it twice, because it got rained out two days. It took up half a week. “That’s normally a week when nothing is going

on. It is what it is. When you can take your family with you each week, it’s not that big of a deal, but the break did seem awfully short to me.” McMurray is excited about Daytona, since restrictor-plate race victories seem to come in streaks. Cup Series champion Jimmie Johnson swept both plate races at Daytona last season. McMurray is the last driver with a plate win. “When I look at plate racing, for me and a lot of guys, it goes in streaks,” McMurray said. “Those streaks include winning and wrecking. I hope I’m on a streak of winning.” McMurray won the infamous 2010 Daytona 500, which was delayed twice for pothole repairs in Turns 1 and 2. He said a second 500 victory would put him in the elite company of multitime winners. “When you get to do something a second time, you savor it more, you take in more,” McMurray said. “For me, it will be a different experience than when I won it the first time.” But before he straps into the No. 1 Chevrolet for 2014 Speedweeks, he will compete in the No. 01 Ford Riley in the Rolex 24. The endurance race gets him excited for the season ahead. “Chip has the team to beat every year,” McMurray said. “I can’t wait for the race and get in the car because it’s such a different event.”

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Any particular theme heading into Daytona preseason testing? Several, actually. For starters, there’s the issue of familiarity — some drivers are new to their teams, some drivers are new to the Cup Series. It generally takes a while to get it all sorted out in your head, and preseason testing is the first step. Along those lines, it’ll be our first chance to see the new StewartHaas gang all together, playing nice (we assume). Combine Tony Stewart, Kevin Harvick, Danica Patrick and Kurt Busch, and suddenly your holiday family gatherings seem downright peaceful and comforting, don’t they?

Jamie McMurray survived all the turnover following the 2013 season. A win at Talladega helped his cause.

Finally old enough to drive a Buick, it appears. A recent press release from Tennessee tells us that ol’ DW just opened a Buick GMC dealership in Franklin — it’s the latest addition to the Darrell Waltrip Automotive Group. “Ironically,” Waltrip says in the press release, “two of the best years I ever had in racing was driving a Buick (198182).” We trust this is simply the latest evidence of someone misusing the word “ironically” when he’d be better off saying “coincidentally” — either that, or DW is insinuating Buicks aren’t fast. And come to think of it, when was the last time you saw a Buick in the left lane zipping through interstate traffic? Ken Willis has been covering NASCAR for The Daytona Beach News-Journal for 27 years. Reach him at

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Loud and clear. For those of us who live within several miles of NASCAR’s “home track” at Daytona, that rumble and deep bellowing we hear this time of year signals an approaching season. In more peaceful parts of the world, it may be the first chirp of a blue jay, heralding springtime and the opening of the great outdoors (naturally, that’s assuming a colder locale . . . not to mention assuming that blue jays chirp). In these parts, the baritone blasts trumpet an onrushing race season.

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