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Other side of the tracks “There is not a sniff of us – even our church is gone. It’s like we never existed.” Reada Green
New rural health panel has urban feel Q Group’s lack of members from areas in need of health care improvements criticized. BY MARY CLARKIN The Hutchinson News email@example.com
The Brownback administration’s new Rural Health Working Group appears to have an urban tilt. The new panel will address the delivery of health services to rural Kansas. The 2015 closing of Mercy Hospital in Independence provided impetus for a statewide study. Of the nine-member panel, two live in Johnson County; two live in Douglas County; and two live in Sedgwick County. The chairman is Lt. Gov. Jeff Colyer, a surgeon owning a plastic surgery practice in Overland Park. “That’s something we noticed right away,” said Cindy Samuelson, vice president of public relations and fundraising with the Kansas Hospital Association. Amy Bickel/The Hutchinson News
The remaining view of South Hoisington from Beckett and Keystone roads. Predominantly an African-American community, South Hoisington was divided from Hoisington by the railroad tracks. After most people left, the state cleaned up South Hoisington, as it became an illegal dump site.
Project preserves memory of segregated town BY AMY BICKEL AND KATHY HANKS
“It’s like we never existed,” she added. It was the railroad that Kansas Agland brought her ancestors and SOUTH HOISINGTON – A others to the region – that same drive down the dirt roads here railroad that divided Hoisington reveals little is from South left but some Hoisington – or nty rundown South Town as u o C n o rt a B houses and those who lived 281 Claflin large patches of there called it. Hoisington 4 grass. But the scene Just north was similar in n to g in is of the tracks, a many a Kansas South Ho 156 community still town. Roads, thrives. But rivers and in nd Great Be the once segthis case – iron 56 regated South – were the barHoisington riers between – the home of race and class. many African-American and For South Hoisington, the Hispanic families – has been idiom “the other side of the erased from the landscape. tracks” was a literal phrase. “There is not a sniff of us – Hoisington had paved streets, even our church is gone,” said drainage and streetlights. Reada Green, a former resident South Hoisington, which never for the Barton County community. See TOWN / A4
Stories from the past... JULY 6, 1938 “Negro Baptist are building a new parsonage at the South Hoisington Church.” The Hutchinson News
1941-1945 The United States enters World War II in reaction to the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor. Many residents of South Hoisington, of all races, joined the armed forces.
MAY 10, 1944 “A charge of first degree
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murder has been filed against A.D. Stinnis, 40-year-old South Hoisington negro, in connection with the fatal shooting of Percy Richards, 39, also a South Hoisington negro, during a dispute of the Richards home early Sunday morning.”
2006 State officials clean up South Hoisington, removing nearly 4,000 tons of waste. Source: “South Hoisington: Stories from the Other Side of the Tracks” oral history project
INSIDE & ONLINE “Not just the hee-hee pieces”: Learn about Barton County Museum’s South Hoisington Oral History Project, A5 Watch video of KDHE’s story of South Town, along with efforts to clean up the area after illegal dumping occurred, at hutchnews.com.
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Brownback panel In his State of the State Address Tuesday, Brownback announced: “Tonight, I am asking Lt. Gov. Colyer to assemble a working group to address the problems of health care delivery in rural Kansas and to present a proposal to me by this time next year.” “I believe,” Brownback said,
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In celebration of the 155th birthday of Kansas on Jan. 29, The Hutchinson News and People’s Bank and Trust are asking our readers to write an ending to a story. It’s about a pioneer family on the western Kansas prairie. In 500 words, tell us what you think happens to them the day the Great Blizzard of 1886 hits. For full rules, prizes, and the first half of the story, see PAGE A3
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Story of Chilean miners brought to big screen On Aug. 5, 2010, disaster struck as a copper and gold mine collapsed in Chile, trapping 33 men underground. With more than 2,000 feet of rock in their way, members of a
rescue team worked tirelessly for 69 days to save the seemingly doomed crew. Beneath the rubble, the miners began an epic quest to survive, contending with suffocating heat and the need for food and water. With family, friends
and the rest of the world watching, it became a race against time and a true test of the human spirit. Come watch the gripping tale “The 33” at 2 p.m. this afternoon at the Hutchinson Fox Theatre, 18 E. First.
3 p.m. The 47th Annual Topeka Jazz Concert Series: Todd Wilkinson’s Unusual Suspects held at the Downtown Topeka Ramada Hotel and Convention Center, 420 SE. Sixth St., Topeka. 1 to 5 p.m. Grab a book and read at the Hutchinson Public Library, 901 N. Main St. 1 to 6 p.m. Go 650 feet under the Earth’s surface to Strataca (the Kansas Underground Salt Museum), Avenue G and Airport Road.
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12 p.m. Hutchinson Battle of the Badges Blood Drive will take place at the Presbyterian Church, 201 E. Sherman, Hutchinson. 6:30 p.m. Children’s STEAM Storytime held in the children’s activity room at the Hutchinson Public Library, 901 N. Main.
8 a.m. to 5 p.m. – The Dillon Nature Center, 3002 E. 30th Ave. 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. – The Kansas Cosmosphere and Space Center, 1100 N. Plum St. 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. – Strataca (the Kansas Underground Salt Museum), Avenue G and Airport Road (closed Mondays).
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8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Take a hike at the Dillon Nature Center, 3002 E. 30th Ave., featuring a nature display gallery, a wildlife observation deck and a children’s playscape.
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Huelskamp challenger raises $524,731
Q Roger Marshall still has less than half the funds of the Rep.’s campaign. BY JUSTIN WINGERTER The Topeka Capital-Journal
The campaign for congressional candidate Roger Marshall raised a half-million dollars in 2015, funds that will allow the political novice to compete against the fundraising machine of U.S. Rep. Tim Huelskamp over the next seven months. Marshall’s campaign filed its quarterly report with the Federal Election Commission on Friday, showing the campaign has raised $524,731 since Marshall launched his bid in May. “Our early success, not only in fundraising, but with key endorsements like the Kansas Livestock Association and the Kansas Contractors Association, has been a humbling process and we are just getting started,” Marshall, a Republican, said in a statement. Still, the Great Bend obstetrician’s $341,344 on hand is less than half of what Huelskamp’s campaign
Rescue workers inspect damaged cars at the entrance of the Splendid Hotel in Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso on Saturday.
Burkina Faso hotel seizure ends; 28 are killed OUAGADOUGOU, Burkina Faso – The Al-Qaida fighters who stormed a popular hangout in Burkina Faso’s capital at dinnertime came with a mission to kill as many people as possible, firing at people as they moved to a nearby hotel and setting the cafe ablaze, survivors and officials said Saturday. When the gunfire stopped after a more than 12-hour siege, at least 28 people had been slain in an unprecedented attack on this West African country long spared the jihadist violence experienced by its neighbors. An audio tape later released by the al-Qaida group claiming responsibility for the carnage was entitled: “A Message Signed with Blood and Body Parts.” Amoung the victims from 18 different countries were the wife and 5-year-old daughter of the Italian man who owns the Cappuccino Cafe, where at least 10 people died in a hail of gunfire and smoke after the attackers set the building ablaze before moving on to the Splendid Hotel nearby.
claims to have at its disposal. Mark Kelly, the Republican congressman’s campaign spokesman, Marshall said it had $774,000 on hand at the end of December. “After reviewing Roger Marshall’s report, it is clear the rich hospital CEO is desperate,” Kelly said. Marshall loaned his campaign $70,000 between October and December of 2015. Since his campaign began, Marshall has loaned it $149,000, according to FEC records. Huelskamp, Marshall and student retention specialist Alan LaPolice will face off in a Republican primary Aug. 2. The race, which has grown contentious in recent weeks, will likely determine who represents the overwhelmingly conservative 1st congressional district. LaPolice, who lost to Huelskamp in 2014, has continued his strategy of raising very little money and decrying the role fundraising plays in modern elections. He raised $375 last
quarter and had $10,408 on hand at the end of 2015, according to FEC records. “In seven months, I’ll either huelskaMp be called a genius or a fool,” LaPolice said. “Either way, I’ll never be called a sellout and I’ll proudly tell my children I fought for what I believed in, I fought for the soul of my country.” “Until someone has the guts to say no to the money, money will tear this nation apart,” he added. Of the $111,612 raised by Marshall last quarter, $21,500 of it came from political action committees. Huelskamp’s campaign has been critical of one PAC donation in particular. “Not only is Marshall trying to buy this seat by giving his campaign a massive $160,000, but now he is asking for and taking money from a Washington organization that is pro-abortion and pro-Obamacare expansion in Kansas – a group with which he has close ties,” Kelly said.
On Dec. 21, Marshall received a $2,500 donation from the American Congress of OB-GYNs PAC, which doled out more than a million dollars in 2014 to 137 candidates, a majority of whom were Democrats. The American Congress of OB-GYNs supports a woman’s right to an abortion, according to its website, and has urged states to expand Medicaid under the Affordable Care Act, commonly called Obamacare. Marshall donated $1,000 to the group on Oct. 30, 2015, according to FEC records. Brent Robertson, Marshall’s campaign spokesman, defended the candidate’s anti-abortion bona fides. “Dr. Marshall is staunchly pro-life and lives it out every day, having delivered over 5,000 babies throughout our state. To even suggest Dr. Marshall is anything else is pure fable,” Robertson said. “An attack with this level of absurdity proves once again that Tim Huelskamp is a career politician desperate to stay in Washington drawing his $174,000 salary and elite congressional subsidy for Obamacare,” he added.
One killed in Texas plant explosion
Taiwan elects its first female president TAIPEI, Taiwan – Taiwan elected Tsai Ing-wen as its first female president Saturday, handing her pro-independence party its first majority in the national legislature and rejecting the China-friendly party that has led the self-governing island for eight years. The result should be deeply unsettling to China, which may respond by further reducing Taipei’s already limited ability to win diplomatic allies and participate in international organizations. In a statement issued after Tsai’s win, the Chinese Cabinet’s body for handling Taiwan affairs reaffirmed its opposition to Taiwan independence, but said it would work to maintain peace and stability between the two sides of the Taiwan Strait.
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PASADENA, Texas – Officials say an explosion at a Houston-area chemical plant has left one worker dead and three hurt. Pasadena police say the tank accident happened Saturday afternoon at the PeroxyChem Bayport Plant. A statement from Philadelphia-based PeroxyChem says the workers were doing a routine function when the contractor’s equipment exploded. A contractor died at the scene. Two PeroxyChem employees and another contractor were taken to a hospital. Police say one worker has a broken arm, while the other two were being treated for exposure. Pasadena police spokesman Vance Mitchell says the tank spill involved about 1,000 gallons of an oil-based cleaning solution. The company didn’t immediately identify the chemical or release names of the victims.
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Bill would allow wrongly jailed people compensation
Reno museum seeks school items Q New exhibit planned to feature various artifacts from all across county. BY THE NEWS STAFF
Q Measure inspired by Bledsoe murder case similar to other states. BY JUSTIN WINGERTER The Topeka Capital-Journal
A bill introduced this week in the Kansas Legislature would allow individuals wrongfully convicted of crimes to receive compensation for their time in prison. Rep. Ramon Gonzalez Gonzalez, R-Perry, presented draft legislation to the House Committee on Corrections and Juvenile Justice on Thursday. Bledsoe The bill will now be processed by the Legislative Research Department before a possible hearing before either the Corrections Committee or House Judiciary Committee. “The purpose of the draft legislation was to just get the conversation going,” Gonzalez said. “Thirty other states already have something like this.” In addition to those 30 states, the District of Columbia and federal government provide for compensation. Gonzalez, who is a police chief in Perry, also works as a special prosecutor for the Jefferson County Sheriff ’s Office. In that latter role, Gonzalez has spent the past several months reopening an investigation into the 1999
murder of Camille Arfmann in Oskaloosa. After spending 16 years behind bars for the murder of Arfmann, Floyd Bledsoe had his convictions vacated by a Jefferson County judge on Dec. 8, 2015. Gonzalez testified at the hearing that he had been unable to find any evidence linking Bledsoe to the crime. “I got a lot of calls on it,” Gonzalez said of the Bledsoe case. “I wasn’t aware Kansas didn’t have a statute on compensation.” Gonzalez’s legislation doesn’t yet have a bill number and hearings on the legislation haven’t been scheduled. Corrections Committee Chairman Rep. John Rubin, R-Shawnee, plans to hold hearings on the matter if the bill remains in his committee. “We need to talk about this issue, RuBin not just in the Bledsoe case but more generally,” Rubin said. Rubin, a former judge, also sits on the House Judiciary Committee. He said the compensation bill would be appropriate in either. Though he anticipates the bill will receive a committee hearing, Rubin is unsure whether it can be passed during what is anticipated to be a short 2016 session. Tricia Bushnell, executive director of the Midwest Innocence Project, anticipates her group will have a chance to discuss the Gonzalez bill during committee hearings. “We look forward to that opportunity,” she said.
“Until then, what we can say is what we all know: what is not acceptable is to do nothing.” During an interview last month, Bledsoe said he and his attorneys were weighing their options on legal action seeking compensation. Gonzalez’s bill may be one of several pieces of legislation inspired by the Bledsoe case. The national Innocence Project, based in New York, is advocating for legislation requiring police to record interrogations in their entirety. Many of the interrogations Bledsoe underwent weren’t recorded. “That said, we do believe in the need for robust compensation laws and re-entry services for exonerees, as too often and in too many states these laws are woefully inadequate,” said Nick Moroni, an Innocence Project spokesman. Several details in the Gonzalez legislation still need to be hammered out by whichever committee considers it. For example, Gonzalez said his bill doesn’t define “exoneree” or set limits on the amount of money they may receive. “We can’t make it a blank dollar amount, we must be specific,” Gonzalez said. “Hopefully we’ll get something going.” Under a 2004 law, the federal government compensated exonerees $50,000 for each year spent in prison, plus up to $50,000 for each year spent on death row. Those amounts are currently $63,000 after being adjusted for inflation. Texas has a more generous law, awarding exonerees $80,000 per year spent in prison. Those who were wrongfully convicted also receive lifetime annuity payments worth an average of $40,000 to $50,000.
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An orange-yellow sunrise made Betsy McKane feel hopeful on New Year’s Day 1886. Maybe after several weeks of being shut inside the dark sod house her six children could play outdoors. They were always tripping over each other in this makeshift home, she thought. Built into the side of a bluff on the western Kansas prairie, it was really one big room, but they had hung blankets to separate the boys and girls from Betsy and her husband, Sheamus. The McKanes left their home in Limerick, Ireland, to seek fortune in America. It had always been Sheamus’ dream to have his own farm. Thanks to the Homestead Act, they were staking a claim on 160 acres of free land in Ford County. The closest town was Bloom, about 10 miles east. It hadn’t been easy. But they were beginning the second of five years it would take to prove up the claim. Life in Ireland hadn’t been much easier. But at least here they were working toward a dream that would be all theirs. Sometimes it even seemed like the land of plenty out on the prairie with all the jackrabbits, wild ducks and geese for food. But Betsy worried the cupboard was getting bare. “It’s going to be a beautiful day,” Sheamus said as he came through the door of the sod house with a bucket of milk from their one cow. “The sky is clear and bright. It’s a good time to head to Bloom for some supplies.” Young Neil and James got excited. “Can we come with you, Father?” Neil asked his dad. “Please, take them,” said Betsy. It would make her life easier with only four little ones under foot. They would be home before dark, Sheamus promised. Betsy, with two toddlers in her arms and and a youngster at each side, stood in the doorway waving until the spring wagon was out of view. The weather was really quite comfortable, thought Betsy, a few hours later, as she pushed the wheelbarrow
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away from the house. She decided to take advantage of the good weather to collect more buffalo chips to keep the cookstove roaring through the long winter days ahead. The wheelbarrow was only half full when Betsy noticed the wind shifting to the northwest. Within minutes the temperature dropped.
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or a Coke, then we’d turn it down – telling them we wanted it in a glass.” Then they would return home south of the tracks, where reality hit. “Imagine South Town as a bowl with white residences located all around its perimeter and blacks smack dab down in the middle where it flooded faithfully every year,” Green said. Heavy rains would cause nearby Blood Creek and Shop Creek to spill over, flooding South Hoisington. Hudson figured Hoisington or Barton County could have done something to fix the problem – but they never did.
• From Page A1 incorporated, had dirt roads lined with their own businesses and residents, including a barbecue stand, beer joints, a brothel and a Baptist church. Everyone went to the public high school in Hoisington, but much of the other activity was segregated. Blacks couldn’t try on dresses at the clothing store. They had their own section at the movie theater. They couldn’t hang around and have ice cream at the soda fountain. They had to get it to go. They couldn’t ride the bus to school – instead it drove right by as they walked into Hoisington each morning. Dorla Deane Hudson recalls the memories from her home in Salina. One side of her family had settled in Nicodemus – an exoduster community created after the Civil War. Her parents eventually married and moved to South Hoisington – living at first in a boxcar while her father worked as a chef at a local hotel. There were good memories – the friendships, the sense of community. There were bad ones, too – from shootings to flooding. It was what it was, Hudson said. Moving north of the tracks wasn’t an option. “Everyone of color lived in South Hoisington,” said Hudson, who was born in 1934, adding, “Everyone was poor. We were all poor.” Railroad town You can stay on the surface of South Town, or you can try to dig deeper. Reada Green wanted to remain on the surface. During an interview at the Lawrence Public Library, she was adamant a story about South Hoisington should not focus on her. It’s about the community, she said. Green was part of that community – born in a house along U.S. 281 in the summer of 1941. Her father, Percy Richards, had followed the railroad from Mississippi to South Hoisington. He was like many who came from the south, migrating to the Midwest in the 1920s and 1930s. These southern black workers were hired by the Missouri Pacific Railroad to work. Kansas was a safer haven compared to the south at the time, where Ku Klux Klan members were targeting blacks. “We were Mississippi field hands working for the railroad,” Green said of her heritage. Others who settled here were part of the exodusters who came to Kansas after the Civil War. The Hoisington area offered jobs as the city was considered a major freight and passenger division – complete with roundhouse. “Like many communities around the state, a group of businessman got together and promoted it and convinced the railroad to put the roundhouse there. The roundhouse there pulled people in from all over because they were good jobs,” said Tracy Aris, a historic preservation planning consultant from Chicago whose mother, Beverly Komarek, directs the Barton County Historical Museum. The museum, with the help of the Kansas Humanities
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One of just a few homes still standing in South Hoisington. The railroad tracks divided Hoisington from segregated Hoisington. After most people left, the state cleaned up South Hoisington, as it became an illegal dump site. Council, conducted an oral history project to preserve South Hoisington’s history. According to the KHC, South Hoisington was primarily established in 1911 when the Missouri Pacific constructed division shops there. South Hoisington became a melting pot of residents, including African-Americans and Hispanics, as well as a few whites. “As white South Hoisington became primarily black, it also became known as South Town,” Green said. Hudson said her father eventually took a job at a car dealership, but her grandfather worked for the railroad. They lived, at first, in a couple boxcars provided by the railroad – eight of them all together: grandfather, parents and five children. There was no electricity. Heat came from the stove. When the railroad took out the boxcars, the family moved to a two-bedroom house. Her brothers and grandfather slept in the living room. “Then my dad built mamma a brand new house in South Hoisington,” Hudson said of the home. “It was quite the deal, it was quite the deal to have a brand new house.” House of ill repute Whether it was called South Hoisington or South Town, it had a reputation. In the dry, conservative state of Kansas, the town was known for its drinking, its gambling and its prostitution. “You didn’t hear about anything good for South Hoisington,” said Hudson of the stories that ran in the newspapers, including The News. “A charge of assault with intent to kill has been preferred against John Clark, 25, a South Hoisington Negro, for the alleged shooting of George Reed, 35, a Negro employee in the Missouri Pacific shops here,” according to a June 11, 1943, story in The News. It also said the incident occured after an argument over a $1 bill during a dice game. Reed was walking away from the Keystone Cafe in South Hoisington when Clark opened the door and shot Reed in the back.” The Great Bend Tribune also reported fighting, shootings and prostitution. The accounts were compiled in the Barton County museum’s oral history project. “Mrs. Lillie Belle Henderson of South Hoisington yesterday pleaded guilty to a vagrancy charge and was sentenced to ... six months in the state industrial farm
for women at Lansing,” the newspaper reported on May 27, 1952. “The complaint against the woman accused her of ‘engaging in an unlawful calling.’ Authorities said that the charge was fully explained in court, and Mrs. Henderson, in effect, admitted prostitution when she pleaded guilty. “Mrs. Henderson’s arrest followed an investigation in which sheriff ’s officers found four Great Bend high school students at her place. One of the boys was only 14. ... Two were 15 and one was 16.” Problems continued to be printed through the 1970s and into the 1980s. The history book noted a story in the October 1973 Great Bend Tribune that told of Kansas Attorney General Vern Miller, along with the Kansas Bureau of Investigation director and other officials raiding the area, including South Hoisington’s Big House, where dice, marked cards, liquor, beer, money and weapons were confiscated. The Big House was a twostory, white house centrally located in the little community – specifically, according to Green, a cathouse ran by African-Americans – including some of her relatives. “But the only thing was, it wasn’t for black people, it was for white people. Black people weren’t allowed in the Big House. The Big House was about making money,” Green said, adding the place was “off limits,” to most blacks simply because they could not afford any of the things being sold or wagered there. “Children were definitely not allowed in the Big House, and we were just as curious about what went on there as many other non-participants were,” Green said. She was an adult before she got a peek inside the Big House. She recalled a liquor store filled with exotic liquors in a portion of the living room, which was for the clientele. The “black den of sin,” survived in what she described as a “a white-dominated conservative Christian county,” because the blacks would pay off their fines with cash and continue their activity until it was time for fines again, Green said. Police raids were a common occurrence all over South Town. Nowhere else to go The social boundaries were well defined. Hudson’s younger sister, Carol Miller, Salina, recalled the black section of the movie theater and not being able to try on dresses or hats
at the Montgomery Ward store. At the soda fountain, African-Americans didn’t receive the same service as the white clientele. “They wouldn’t serve you in a glass – they would put it in a paper cup,” she said, adding she and her friends weren’t allowed to stay and eat, either. Sometimes they tested the waters, Miller said. “We’d go in and ask for a banana split
“So it would flood in South Hoisington, and we would have to move out,” she said. Residents would go “uptown” to the Hoisington city auditorium and stay until the waters receded, she said. Then, folks would go home and begin cleaning up the mess – the water damage, the mud, along with eradicating the snakes and spiders. But why didn’t people move? They couldn’t, said historian Aris. Social reasons and economics dictated where they lived during this era, she said.
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FROM PAGE ONE ABOUT THE SOUTH HOISINGTON ORAL HISTORY PROJECT
Town • From Page A4 Faith and family Yet, there was another side to South Town. In the community of 200 people, The First Baptist Church was its heart for many years, Green said. The church’s cornerstone had 1929 as the date it was erected. “Our little community had a church with a choir and youth groups; Masons and Eastern Star members, picnics, hayrack rides, baseball games and holiday celebrations,” Green said. There weren’t any church pews, so people sat on little wooden folding chairs and kept themselves cool by waving wicker fans compliments of the Hoisington funeral home. Church socials, dinners and school activities created a close-knit community, said Carol Miller. Miller recalls her sister – Hudson – bringing home a used bicycle for her from the man she worked for in Hoisington. Their father polished it up, and Miller rode it everywhere. There are plenty of other good memories, she said. “I learned a lot,” she said. “I saw a lot. I had a good childhood. We had plenty of food and plenty of clothes. I have good memories growing up and being family.” Green said she was sent to live in Mississippi when she was 9. Her mother, Lottie Johnson, wanted her to have more opportunities. There were no dance or piano lessons or extra-curricular activities offered in South Town. She returned three years
South Hoisington may be only a memory, but the Barton County Historical Museum has been working to preserve South Town’s story. The museum received a $1,500 Kansas Humanities Council grant to complete an oral history project about South Town. “South Hoisington: Stories from the Other Side of the Tracks” was completed in 2014. The goal of the oral history project was to find former residents and have them tell their memories of the predominantly African-American
later and remained in the community until she married when she was 17. “It wasn’t ideal and it wasn’t bad – it was just a place,” Green said. “It was the only place we knew,” she said. Little left Over the years, with each graduating class, South Hoisington’s youth moved away. Eventually, according to the oral history report, another big flood in the 1980s caused most of the rest of the community to leave, as well. Reada Green Soon, the now largely empty town became a haven for illegal dumping. In 2003, the Bureau of Waste Management received an anonymous tip and found one of the state’s biggest dump sites. Work began in 2006 to clean up the area, which was now overgrown with grass and trees. In all, 3,268 tons of waste material were removed at a cost of $400,000, according to the Kansas Department of Health and Environment. That included razing the residences, the Big House and
“Imagine South Town as a bowl with white residences located all around its perimeter and blacks smack dab down in the middle where it flooded faithfully every year.”
community. A number of Barton County historians worked on the project – transcribing the first-hand accounts of those who lived there. “It was so notorious,” said Tracy Aris- a historian who worked on the project of the town once known for its rowdiness. “When you say South Hoisington, people snicker.” But this project was more than just about the brawls, shootings and gambling, she added. It is about everyday life in a close-knit community. It’s about family, faith and dreams.
the remains of the church. These days, there is no one really living in South Hoisington. And those in Hoisington don’t often bring up the sister community. Growing up north of the tracks in the late 1930s and 1940s, Janet Boese recalled South Hoisington as off limits. While there was no segregation in the high school, she remembers hearing there was a time when the African-Americans were not allowed in Hoisington after sundown. That makes her feel bad. “We have to learn to get along together,” Boese said. Hudson graduated from high school, then moved to Salina to attend Brown Mackie College. She married, had children and worked in Salina. Miller said she was the only African-American girl to graduate in her Hoisington High School class of 1956. She eventually moved to Salina, too. She doesn’t make it back to South Town often, but recalls the last time she stopped by – maybe about five years ago – and walked through the local cemetery. Her childhood here taught her lessons she still embraces as an adult. “I learned how people should be respected no matter what color you are,” said Miller, adding, in life, you have to “stand firm in beliefs – not back down. And I didn’t and I still don’t.”
MORE STORIES FROM SOUTH HOISINGTON 1911 The new Division Shops for the Missouri Pacific Railroad were constructed, replacing the previous shops and roundhouse. Sept. 13, 1939 “The negro night spot ‘We-Go-In’ located in South Hoisington has been closed and padlocked by the county officers. A man was shot there in a brawl Monday.” The Hutchinson News May 10, 1944 “A charge of first degree murder has been filed against A.D. Stinnis, 40-yearold South Hoisington negro, in connection with the fatal shooting of Percy Richards, 39, also a South Hoisington negro, during a dispute of the Richards home early Sunday morning.” Feb. 18, 1952 “Mrs. E.J. (Lulubelle) Henderson, about 33, was taken to the Lutheran hospital at Hoisington, and William T. Kelley, 43, to the city jail at Hoisington following a shooting that occurred shortly after midnight Sunday morning at her home in South Hoisington.”
Jan. 17, 1953 “One man, George Reed, South Hoisington, began serving a 99-day sentence in the county jail and his female accomplice, Adele “Little Bit” Riley, has been bound over to district court in the aftermath of the latest flare-up in South Hoisington. A third person involved, W.B. Metcalf, Great Bend, is confined to Lutheran Hospital at Hoisington suffering wounds to the leg, arm and back as a result of the “razoring,” he received in the melee. The fracas occurred at midnight Friday in front of the Willie Watson’s bar-b-que stand east of the highway in South Hoisington. Reports were that Reed and Metcalf were engaged in a fight when Miss Ruby attacked the white man and slashed him about the body.” Great Bend Tribune. July 28, 1958 South Hoisington residents began the tedious work of digging out from the flood that hit the area Sunday morning from Blood and Shop Creeks. Families evacuated from the lowland
area were taken to the Hoisington city auditorium. Floods for South Hoisington residents are nothing new.” Great Bend Tribune. Oct. 12, 1973 “Barton County Sheriff’s officers used boats Thursday afternoon to rescue residents of South Hoisington from flood waters.” Great Bend Tribune. Oct. 4, 1976 Emory Witt Sr., Great Bend, was charged with aggravated battery for shooting Levi Steiner, 54, South Hoisington, in the hip outside the T.C. Williams residence in South Hoisington. Witt was apprehended at The Barn, a South Hoisington Tavern.” Great Bend Tribune Sept. 12, 1993 Hoisington Roundhouse demolished – Wichita Eagle 2003 Bureau of Waste Management received an anonymous complaint about illegal dumping in South Hoisington. Source: “South Hoisington: Stories from the Other Side of the Tracks”
“The Baptist church was basically the glue of South Town,” said Karen Nueforth, the Barton musuem’s curator. “Everything evolved around stuff at the church.” South Hoisington is about family, Nueforth said, adding she has a great deal of admiration for South Hoisington’s women. “Despite legal troubles involving bootlegging and other things, they came up here in difficult circumstances from the South. They put a life together. ... They raised their families, supported their families
and got their kids educations. Most of their kids graduated from high school – went to college.” In all, there were nine former residents interviewed, Nueforth said. Through the grant, they were able to write down the South Hoisington story before it disappeared, Aris said. “They were pleased that someone was talking about South Hoisington in a positive manner – capturing the whole story and not just the ‘hee-hee’ pieces,” Aris said.
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FROM PAGE ONE Rural Health Working Group members Senator
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“this working group should have frontline stakeholders involved, including a rural hospital administrator and a rural physician at the same table as top policy makers. “We can and should find a Kansas solution that will improve rural healthcare access and outcomes,” he said. Brownback said: “KanCare is working” and “ObamaCare is failing.” Brownback opposes the expansion of Medicaid for low-income people, voicing concern about the state’s financial exposure. He said ObamaCare’s increased costs and Medicare reimbursement cuts have hurt rural hospitals. “I thought it was a gimmick when he said it,” said Rep. Jim Ward, D-Wichita, about Brownback’s new Rural Health Working Group. “Now I know the members, I’m sure,” said Ward, ranking minority member of the House Health and Human Services Committee. Heavy on legislators The day after the State of the State, the governor’s office issued a press release announcing those selected to the Rural Health Working Group: Sen. Mary Pilcher-Cook, R-Shawnee, chairman of the Senate Public Health and Welfare Committee Rep. Daniel Hawkins, R-Wichita, chairman, House Health and Human Services Committee Sen. Mitch Holmes, R-St. John, on Senate Public Health and Welfare Committee Rep. Jim Kelly, R-Independence, on House Health and Human Services Committee Linda Stalcup, Stevens County Hospital chief executive officer Dr. Jenifer Cook, Wichita,
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Susan Mosier Kansas Department of Health and Environment
Mitch Holmes Rural legislator
Kari Bruffett Kansas Health Institute Director of Policy
Jeff Colyer Chair
Linda Stalcup Stevens County Hospital CEO
who rotates in emergency room coverage in small community hospitals/clinics Kari Bruffett, new director of policy for the Kansas Health Institute and until recently, Secretary of the Kansas Department For Aging and Disability Services Susan Mosier, Secretary of the Kansas Department of Health and Environment. All the legislators are Republicans, as well as Bruffett and Mosier. Stalcup and Cook are registered Republicans, too, according to 2015 voter registration rolls. Ward considered the legislators “incredibly radically conservative, with the exception of Jim Kelly.” Kelly, a banker who also led the Independence hospital board, has said he favors some strategy – either the limited Medicaid expansion adopted in other states with Republican governors or some other aid – to help small hospitals. The News was unable to reach Kelly Friday. “There are a lot of people he could have included,” Ward said. “How about getting somebody from the Independence hospital? I don’t think this is a serious attempt at addressing the issues,” he said.
Knowing the issues While Kansas Hospital Association wasn’t consulted
Dr. Jenifer Cook
Rural Physician In 2015 Dr. Cook worked E.R. in: Russell, Larned, Greensburg, Clay Center and Pratt.
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about the panel’s lone hospital administrator selection, Samuelson said, the association has worked with Stalcup for years. She has a lot of experience as a critical-access hospital administrator, Samuelson said. Besides Stalcup, Cook is the other member of the new panel who does not have ties to the administration. For the last 14 years, Cook has provided medical care at various locations. Mostly, she said, she has done that work through Docs Who Care, Olathe. Sometimes, she said, they provide emergency room coverage on weekends for a hospital or clinic. They can be there anywhere from a day to a week. During 2015, she said, she worked in emergency rooms in Russell, Larned, Greensburg, Clay Center and Pratt. In previous years, she has worked in Phillipsburg, Stafford, Kingman, Eureka, Medicine Lodge, Plainville, Lindsborg, Manhattan, and Garnett. Cook has seen the financial challenges at hospitals. She said it’s too early to say what the goal will be for the new group. “We may bring our own ideas,” she said. She said a state senator recommended her as an appointee to the Rural Health Working Group, because he
knew of her work in rural hospitals. She declined to identify the senator. Year ahead The governor’s office defended the membership of the Rural Health Working Group. Eileen Hawley, press secretary and director of communications, said in a statement: “A vast majority of the members of the working group are from rural Kansas, including Lt. Gov. Colyer, who is a fifth-generation Kansan from Hays. Both of the health care professionals (Stalcup and Cook) work in rural areas of Kansas.” Cook “has tremendous insight into the challenges facing a diverse group of rural health care delivery systems,” Hawley said, and the group “will be seeking input from additional rural health care providers and medical professionals.” Colyer is “is pleased with the health care professionals and policymakers on this working group, who have dedicated a year of their lives to finding a Kansas solution,” Hawley said. The KHA is concerned by the Rural Health Working Group’s deadline. It does not have to submit its recommendation until early 2017.
Teacher hired with child porn investigation pending THE ASSOCIATED PRESS
GARDEN CITY – A man charged with child sex crimes was hired as a Wichita teacher last fall after a background check failed to uncover that he resigned from a southwest Kansas community college job amid a child pornography investigation. Steven Thompson, 62, of Wichita, was charged this month with three counts of sexual exploitation of a child in Finney County, where he previously was a tenured computer science instructor at Garden City Community College. Garden City Police Capt. Randy Ralston said school officials reported in September 2013 that child pornography was found on Thompson’s work computer. Later, pornography also was found on another computer and external hard drives, Ralston said. Thompson is free on bond. His attorney, Lucille Douglass, didn’t immediately return a phone message from The Associated Press seeking
comment. Wichita schools spokeswoman Susan Arensman told KWCH-TV that nothing showed up on the background check because Thompson hadn’t been charged when he was hired in August 2015. Thompson was working as a math teacher at Northeast Magnet High School when he was placed on paid administrative leave, said Arensman, who didn’t immediately return an email from the AP seeking comment. Ralston said police haven’t been notified of any problems with Thompson in Wichita. The Kansas Department of Elementary and Secondary Education said Thompson applied for a license in September 2015, which is valid through the end of June. Denise Kahler, a department spokeswoman, said applicants must submit fingerprints when applying for a license. But she added that nothing would show up without criminal charges. The issue raised alarms among some parents.
“If they knew about this two years ago, why didn’t that keep him from being employed as a teacher?” Latishia Darnell, mother of two students, told KWCH-TV. She added: “It seems like there was a gap in some processes there.” Thompson resigned voluntarily from Garden City Community College in February 2014, said Randy Grisell, the school’s attorney. He said he couldn’t elaborate, noting that it was “a confidential personnel action.” Grisell said that if asked, the institution would have told a prospective employer only Thompson’s date of employment, pay level, job description and duties and wage history. Grisell said that if the college provides additional information it opens itself up to potential liability. Finney County Attorney Susan Richmeier said she did not know Thompson was teaching in Wichita until the day the charges were filed. She said it can take “a long period of time” to comb through all the information
in electronic devices in computer forensic cases. She said she couldn’t comment further about the specifics of Thompson’s case, noting the ongoing investigation.
“We hope that the new group will have a sense of urgency. We feel like the issues of today might need a little faster attention,” KHA’s Samuelson said. More than 36 percent of all Kansans live in rural areas and depend on the hospital serving their community, she pointed out. “Our hope is once they get around the table, they can move that timetable up a little bit,” she said. The KHA thinks expanding Medicaid will help rural providers, but there are a number of
other challenges facing rural health care, she said. Ward sees the deadline as part of the gimmick. State legislators who opposed Medicaid expansion will be running for re-election this fall. If they are questioned about their vote and the financial impact on their hospital, they can refer to the in-progress study by the Rural Health Working Group and say they are waiting the results in 2017. “I think Kansans have seen through this,” Ward said.
The Hutchinson News
DIRECTORY RENO COUNTY Joe Davenport Hutchinson Phillip Headings Hutchinson Harold May Hutchinson Jerry Wayne Smith Hutchinson
AROUND THE STATE Shirley Ayers Newton Lila Bredemeier Marion Maria Espino Great Bend Bessie Heath Dighton Andrew Hobbs III Burrton Ruthetta Irvin La Crosse David Kelsey Jr. Benton Harold Kennedy Mulvane Phyllis Krehbiel Medicine Lodge Elizabeth Lashley Great Bend Clarice Montague Anthony Leona Perry Minneola David Rausch Sharon Mae Schlegel La Crosse Waneta Steimel Salina Neada Wheatley Garden City
Jerry Wayne Smith
Jerry Wayne Smith, six months, passed away Jan. 13, 2016, surrounded by his family at his home in Hutchinson. Jerry is survived by his parents, Joelle Smith and Melvin Zahn; grandparsMitH ents, Julie Stoughton of Hutchinson and Jerry Smith of South Hutchinson; beloved aunts, China, Shyan, Obria and Savanna Smith. A small family gathering will be held to celebrate his life. The family has established a memorial fund and gifts may be made to Jerry Wayne Smith Memorial Fund at BankSNB of Kansas. Contact Old Mission-Heritage Funeral Home, Hutchinson, for memorial arrangements.
Andrew Jackson ‘Jack’ Hobbs III BURRTON – Andrew Jackson “Jack” Hobbs III, died Jan. 13, 2016, at his home. He was born May 14, 1955, in Takoma Park, Maryland, the son of Andrew J. and Delores Anderson Hobbs Jr. Jack had been a Repair Technician for Sears Stores. Survivors include: his mother, Delores Hobbs of Hutchinson; two daughters, Ashley Thomas (Kryss), and Andrea Hobbs (Jesse Suppes), all of Burrton; his sister, Laura Marie Finch of Hutchinson; three brothers, Robert Edward Hobbs of Hutchinson, Richard Scott Hobbs of Wichita, Donald Shawn Hobbs of Hutchinson; two grandchildren, Alivia Elane Hobbs and Isaac James Suppes. He was preceded in death by his father. Cremation has taken place and private family services will be held. Memorials may be given to the Cancer Treatment Centers of America. Visit www. hutchinsonfc.com to leave the family a personal message. Hutchinson Funeral Home and Crematory.
Phyllis Krehbiel MEDICINE LODGE – Phyllis Krehbiel, 86, died Friday, Jan. 15, 2016, at Medicine Lodge Memorial Hospital. Funeral arrangements are pending and will be announced at a later date by Larrison Funeral Home, Medicine Lodge.
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Phillip Lee Headings
David Wayne ‘D.J’ Kelsey Jr.
Phillip Lee Headings, 80, died Jan. 15, 2016. He was born Nov. 6, 1935, the son of Levi and Mary Headings. He grew up on a farm in rural Headings Hutchinson and was baptized into Yoder Mennonite Church. He attended Central Christian High School, Hesston College, and Emporia State Teacher’s College, where he received his master’s degree in Education. Along the way, he married Estella Irene Yutzy Dec. 28, 1957. They had two children, Ronald Lynn Headings, born Jan. 15, 1960, and Brenda Rae Headings Glunz, born Dec. 11, 1961. After college, Phillip took part in volunteer services and WI service, where he worked in a hospital in Kansas City. Phillip and Estella lived the majority of their married life in the Wichita area, while he taught school. The majority of his career was teaching 6th grade at OK Elementary, Wichita. He spent the last five years at McLean Elementary, a science magnet school. Phillip worked hard and played hard. Never one to rest, Phillip spent his summers building houses, or running a hay bale crew. He always took the family on a vacation before school started, often camping in Colorado. Phillip coached and played games his whole life. Coaching slow pitch softball was his passion. Many nights were happily spent on the ball diamond. After his early retirement, Phillip dedicated his life to service. He and Estella sold their permanent residence and lived in their camper for over 10 years. They traveled extensively and eventually visited all 50 states. During their travels, they volunteered at Habitat for Humanity, the National Park Service, Mennonite Disaster Service, and various church camps, most notably, Lakewood Retreat, Florida, Rocky Mountain Mennonite Camp, Colorado, and Camp Friedenswald, Michigan. They stopped in Nebraska and Ohio regularly during those years to check on their kids and watch their grandsons’ various school activities. During those visits, the grandsons got the opportunity for extra science lessons with grandpa. They shot off rockets, potato guns, water rockets, and anything else they could think of. Of course, there were lesson in crokinole, pooch, and all sorts of other games. After retirement from the road, Phillip and Estella settled into a new house on the campus of Mennonite Friendship Communities. He was an active member of Kansas Mennonite Men’s Chorus, Faith Mennonite Church, and he substitute taught for Hutchinson Public Schools. Health difficulties caused him to slow down and he eventually moved to Reflection Living, where he gently and peacefully passed away during prayer. He was preceded in death by his parents; brothers, Robert and Sanford Headings; and a sister, Lois Headings Burrell. He is survived by his wife, Estella of Hutchinson; son, Ron (Linda) Headings of Bluffton, Ohio; a daughter, Brenda (Pat) Glunz of Benedict, Neb.; grandsons, Garrett Bush of Lincoln, Neb., Aaron (Sara) Bush of Ralston, Neb., Jake Headings and Luke Headings, both of Bluffton, Ohio; nieces and nephews, great nieces and nephews, and hundreds of students. Cremation is planned. Family will receive friends from 5 to 7 p.m. Sunday at Journey @ South Hutchinson. Celebration of Life will be held at 11 a.m. Monday at Journey @ South Hutchinson. Memorial contributions may be made to Rocky Mountain Mennonite Camp, in care of Buhler Mortuary.
BENTON – David Wayne “D.J” Kelsey Jr., 31, passed away Jan. 14, 2016, at his home in Benton. He was born July 27, 1984, in Hutchinson, Kelsey Jr. to David Wayne Sr. and Sherri L. (Hendrickson) Kelsey. D.J loved spending time with his daughters and family. He was an avid fisherman and enjoyed 4-wheelers. D.J is survived by: the mother of his children, Stephanie Kelsey; two loving daughters, Natalie Rose and Haylee Anne Kelsey, all of Ellis; mother, Sherri Kelsey of Benton; sister, Angela Kelsey; nephews, Kyler Kelsey, Cade and Conner Friars, all of Medora; and numerous uncles, aunts, and cousins. He was preceded in death by his father, David W. Kelsey Sr. and grandparents, Homer and Janice Hendrickson, Merle and Pat Kelsey. Cremation has taken place. Memorial service will be at 2 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 20, 2015, at Elliott Chapel, Hutchinson, with the Reverend Dr. Jeff Thurman officiating. Friends may sign the book from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday and Tuesday at Elliott Mortuary. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to David Wayne “D.J” Kelsey Jr. Memorial Fund, in care of Elliott Mortuary, 1219 N. Main, Hutchinson, KS 67501.
Shirley Ann Ayers NEWTON – Shirley Ann Ayers, 79, died Saturday, Jan. 16, 2016, at Bethesda Home, Goessel. Funeral arrangements are pending and will be announced at a later date by Broadway Colonial Funeral Home, Newton.
Elizabeth ‘Clowe’ Lashley GREAT BEND – Elizabeth “Clowe” Lashley, 75, died Jan. 15, 2016. Born Dec. 23, 1940, to Patrick and Elizabeth (Hale) Wright. Survivors: sons, Andrew, Patrick and Lyles; brother, Pat Jr.; and five grandchildren. Graveside Service Monday, Jan. 25, in Calhoun Cemetery, Calhoun, La. No Visitation. Memorials: Almost Home Inc. or Golden Belt Humane Society, care of Bryant Funeral Home, Great Bend.
Clarice Lucerne Montague ANTHONY – Clarice Lucerne Montague, 86, died Jan. 14, 2016. Survivors: sister, Joyce (Norman) Latta of Wichita. Visitation 1 to 5 p.m. Sunday and 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Monday at Prairie Rose Funeral Home, Anthony. Graveside Service 2 p.m. Monday at Forest Park Cemetery, Anthony. Memorials: Alzheimer’s Foundation of America or Anthony Public Library, care of funeral home.
Neada Elizabeth Wheatley GARDEN CITY – Neada Elizabeth Wheatley, 89, died Jan. 15, 2016. She was born Aug. 7, 1926, the daughter of Max and Bessie Matilda (Altus) Engler. She married Jim Wheatley Oct. 8, 1944. He survives. Memorial Service 6:30 p.m. Tuesday at First Assembly of God Church, Garden City. Memorials: Calvary Assembly Church, in care of Garnand Funeral Home, Garden City.
Mae R. Schlegel LA CROSSE – Mae R. Schlegel, 88, died Jan. 15, 2016. Born May 10, 1927, to George and Marie (Frerichs) Misegadis. Married C.J. “Dutch” Schlegel in April of 1946. He died July 18, 1987. Visitation 4 to 8 p.m. family present 6 to 7 p.m. Sunday and Funeral 3 p.m. Monday at Janousek Funeral Home, La Crosse. Memorials: Walnut Valley Senior Center.
Ruthetta R. Irvin LA CROSSE – Ruthetta R. Irvin, 91, died Jan. 15, 2016. Born Jan. 28, 1924. She married Chester “Chet” Irvin July 24, 1946. He died Feb. 14, 2000. Visitation 6 to 8 p.m., family present 6 to 7 p.m. Monday at Janousek Funeral Home, La Crosse. Visitation 9 a.m. and Funeral 10 a.m. Tuesday at United Methodist Church, La Crosse.
Harold D. May
David C. Rausch
Harold D. May, 65, died, Jan. 12, 2016, at Hospice House, Hutchinson. He was born Dec. 11, 1950, in Vandalia, Ill., the son of Sheridan and Hazel Hayward May and stepfather, Cy Burch. May Harold was a 1968 graduate of Alton Senior High, Alton, Ill., and a 1974 graduate of Hutchinson Junior College. He was employed as a Service and Salesman for 96 Agri-Sales for 20 years and later was employed by Reno County Maintenance Department. He married Sharon McCammon May 9, 1980, in Hutchinson. She survives. Other survivors include: two daughters, Andrea Brindle of Haven, and Amanda Jumper of Godfrey, Ill.; three brothers, Bob May of Hartford, Ill., Bill May of Rhineyville, Ky., Darrell May of Brighton, Ill.; and two grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents. Cremation has taken place. Private family services will be held. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be given to Hospice House, in care of Hutchinson Funeral Chapel, 300 East 30th Ave, Hutchinson, KS 67502. Visit www.hutchinsonfc.com to leave the family a personal message.
SHARON – David Charles Rausch, 60, died Jan. 12, 2016, at his home. He was born Feb. 9, 1955, in Nashville, Kan., the son of Joseph E. Rausch and Geraldine “Gerry” (Adelhardt) Rausch. rauscH Dave was co-owner of Rausch Garage in Sharon, and was the Medicine Lodge Golf Course Superintendent. Survivors include: two brothers, Joe (Cheryl) and Ted (Jessica) of Sharon; four sisters, Rosanna (Ken) Jones and Marie (Gale) Chain, both of Derby, Patty (Kurt) Strube, and Cathy (Brad) Miller, both of Claflin; and numerous nieces, nephews and great-nieces and nephews. Cremation has occurred. Vigil service will be at 3 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 17, and Mass of Christian Burial will be 10 a.m. Monday, Jan. 18, 2016, at St. Boniface Catholic Church, Sharon. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to COTA (Children’s Organ Transplant Association) in honor of Katelyn Strube, in care of Larrison Funeral Home, 120 East Lincoln, Medicine Lodge, KS 67104. Dave touched so many lives and will be greatly missed by his family.
Joe D. Davenport Joe D. Davenport, 39, died Jan. 13, 2016, at his home. He was born Feb. 13, 1976, in Kingman, to Thomas and Melody (White) Davenport. Joe graduated from Moundridge High School in 1994 and attended Hutchinson Community College and Wichita State University. He lived in Las Vegas for 10 years, working in customer service at the casinos. He was passionate about watching the Wichita State Shockers basketball team and Kansas City Royals baseball team. Survivors include: his mom, Melody Davenport of Hutchinson; grandparents, Joe and Frances White of Kingman; four uncles; two aunts; and numerous cousins. He was preceded in death by his father. Cremation has taken place. Family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday, Jan. 22, 2016, at Moundridge Funeral Home, 115 E. Cole Street, Moundridge. Friends may sign the book from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. today through Thursday at Elliott Mortuary, Hutchinson. Memorials are suggested to the American Diabetes Association, in care of Elliott Mortuary, 1219 N. Main, Hutchinson, KS 67501.
Lila ‘Lucille’ Bredemeier MARION – Lila “Lucille” Bredemeier, 90, died Jan. 14, 2016. She was born May 25, 1925, the daughter of Frank and Sylvia Judd. She married Charles “Junior” Bredemeier. He preceded her in death. Survivors: son, Charles “Chuck”; and grandchildren. Visitation 10 a.m. and Funeral 10:30 a.m. Monday at Zeiner Funeral Home, Marion. Fellowship Luncheon will follow at Valley United Methodist Church, Marion.
Maria Del Consuelo Espino GREAT BEND – Maria Del Consuelo Espino, 44, died Jan. 14, 2016. Born April 29, 1971, to Ildefonso and Hortencia (Botello) Gomez. She married Roberto Espino. He survives. Vigil 7 p.m. Sunday and Mass of Christian Burial 10:30 a.m. Monday at St. Rose of Lima Catholic Church, Great Bend. Visitation 1 to 5 p.m. Sunday at Bryant Funeral Home, Great Bend.
Leona K. Perry MINNEOLA – Leona K. Perry, 75, died Saturday, Jan. 16, 2016, at Harry Hynes Hospice, Wichita. Funeral arrangements are pending and will be announced at a later date by Minnis Mortuary, Minneola.
Harold Raymond Kennedy MULVANE – Harold Raymond Kennedy, 92, WWII Army Air Corps veteran, retired Building Inspector, City of Mulvane, and former General Electric employee, passed away Thursday, Jan. 14, 2016. Harold was preceded in death by his wife, Irene; parents, William and Louisa Kennedy; an infant daughter; son, Maurice Kennedy; an infant sister; and a sister, Thelma Ratzliff. Survivors include: his daughter, Valarie Mayfield (Stuart Vosburg) of Mulvane; sisters, Betty Morrow of Albuquerque, NM, Sarah Schmidt of Greensburg, Mary Alice Nicholson of Wichita; grandchildren, Chris Kennedy, Lisa Mayfield, Darren Mayfield, Kristie Farha; great-grandchildren, Kyle, Joseph, Austin, Kaleb, Jared, Kiara, Jackson, Jakob and Alanna. Visitation from 2 to 8 p.m. with family receiving friends from 5 to 7 p.m. Saturday at Smith Mortuary, 501 SE Louis Blvd., Mulvane. Funeral will be at 3 p.m. Sunday at Mulvane Christian Church, 502 Highland Park Dr., Mulvane. Graveside Service held at 11:30 a.m. Monday at Crown Hill Cemetery, Coldwater. Memorials have been established with the Mulvane Christian Church, 502 Highland Park Dr., Mulvane, KS 67110. View tributes at smithfamilymortuaries. com.
Bessie Heath DIGHTON – Bessie Heath, 82, died Saturday, Jan. 16, 2016, at Lane County Long Term Care, Dighton. Funeral arrangements are pending and will be announced at a later date by Boomhower Funeral Home, Dighton.
Waneta Adela Vogel Steimel SALINA – Waneta Adela Vogel Steimel, 94, died Jan. 15, 2016. Waneta was born Oct. 27, 1921, on a farm near Wright, the daughter and oldest child of Martin and Adela (Weber) Vogel. She graduated from St. Andrew Grade School and earned her high school diploma. Waneta Vogel married Herman Steimel from Spearville, Jan. 15, 1946, at St. Andrew Catholic Church. They made their home in Dodge City with Herman working for the Colorado Flour Mills. They moved their family to Claflin in 1951 to continue his work for the company. From their marriage, Waneta and Herman had six children, three sons and three daughters. Waneta and Herman lived in Claflin for nearly 50 years. They owned and operated S & H Lumber Company, retiring in 1984, moved to Salina in 1999, and became members of St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Church, Waneta was a lifetime member of the Daughters of Isabella and Immaculate Conception Church Altar Society, lifetime member and past president of the V.F.W. Auxiliary in Claflin, and member of several church and community committees. She loved cooking, visiting with friends and neighbors, card playing, gardening and family get-togethers. Survivors include: two sons and three daughters with their families, Robert (Lorene) Steimel of Concordia, Carol (David) Ahlvers of Salina, Lyle (Barbara) Steimel of Dallas, Texas, Sharon Steimel (Steve) Thomas of Hays, and Rosalee Steimel of Salina; 14 grandchildren, Della (Jay) Strait, Pam (Scott) Weiderholt, Deborah Steimel (Joe) Clair, Charles (Sarah) Steimel, Carrie Steimel, Leslie (Andy) Amick, Nolan (Lindsay) Ahlvers, Jessica Steimel, Adam (Katrina) Steimel, Kimberly Steimel, Daniel (Elizabeth) Steimel, Kelly (Dave) Lohrmeyer, Eric Thomas, and Drew Thomas; 27 great-grandchildren, Kirsten, Zachary and Keidra Strait, Mason, Henry, Kaleb and Simon Weiderholt, Maggie, Dylan, Fiona and Liam Clair, Catherine and William Steimel, Glenn Lee and Easton Steimel, Adaela, Genevieve and Roman Amick, Harley and Wyatt Smith, Jacob Neal, Elise Steimel, Ryan Giebler, Hannah, Luke, Eli and Noah Lohrmeyer; and two sisters, Dorothy Rueb and Margie Conrardy. She was preceded in death by her husband, Herman; son, Glenn; and daughter-in-law, Maridell. Mass of Christian burial will be at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday at St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Catholic Church, Salina, with Father Keith Weber officiating. Burial will be in Mount Calvary Cemetery, Salina. Rosary/Vigil held at 7 p.m. and Visitation will be from 6 to 8 p.m. Monday at the church. Memorials may be made to St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Church in Salina and the Sisters of St. Joseph in Concordia. Please visit www. ryanmortuary.com to leave condolences for the family.
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Favorite photos of 2015 By Travis Morisse
Petrie, a Harris’ Hawk, lands on owner Chris Ly’s hand during a hunt-and-exercise time on Oct. 21.
An Indian pow wow dancer performs at halftime Sept. 25 in Medicine Lodge.
Central Christian coach Adam Clark celebrates as the Cougars hold on to defeat Ashland 70-67 in the quarterfinal game of the 1A Div. II state tournament on March 12 in Dodge City.
Cole Picton, Marshall, Mo., attempts to stay on 611 Miss Dancer on July 16 at the Pretty Prairie Rodeo.
Above: Hutchinson firefighters spray a stream of water on the Midwest Sewing and Nelson Heating & Air Conditioning building at 211 W. Fifth Ave. on Jan. 17 as they work to extinguish a fire. Left: Halstead’s Elijah McKee and Blake Beckett walk off the field after losing 21-0 to Wichita Collegiate in the 3A semifinal game on Nov. 20 in Halstead.
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Sarah Werling and Brendan Winkler
Sarah Werling and Brendan Winkler, both of Hutchinson, announce their engagement. Parents of the couple are
John and Ericka Werling, Solomon, and Doug and Pamela Winkler, Buhler. The wedding is planned for April 23 at Our Redeemer Lutheran Church. The bride-elect graduated from Solomon High School and Fort Hays State University. She is a Senior Bank Representative in Deposit Operations at First National Bank of Hutchinson. The bridegroom-elect graduated from Buhler High School and Kansas State University, Manhattan. He is a Pipeline Operator at Enterprise Products in South Hutchinson.
Josh and Amelia Kauffman
Amelia Sanders and Josh Kauffman were united in marriage Jan. 2 in Las Vegas, Nev. Parents of the couple are Sam and Robin Sanders,
Mark and Cris Kauffman, all of Hutchinson, and James and Sondra Kirkpatrick, Olathe. Matron of honor was Jessi Kauffman, sister-inlaw of the groom, and best man was Jason Kauffman, brother of the groom. The couple is at home in Hutchinson. The bride graduated from Pretty Prairie High School and Northwestern Oklahoma State University, Alva, Okla. She is employed at First National Bank of Hutchinson. The bridegroom graduated from Buhler High School and Hutchinson Community College. He is the owner of Home and Garden Appeal, Hutchinson.
Kenneth and Carolyn Peterson
Kenneth and Carolyn Peterson will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary
Leonard and Sue Williams
on Friday. Kenneth and the former Carolyn McCalip were married Jan. 22, 1966. Their children and spouses are Wendy and Randy Eldridge, Donald and Sharon Peterson, all of Hutchinson, Kenneth and Deena Peterson, Pittsburg, and Heidi and Judd McCullers, Sterling. They have 10 grandchildren, four great-grandchildren and many foster children.
Norman and Donna Christensen
Norman and Donna Christensen of Garden City will celebrate their 60th wedding anniversary with a come-and-go reception from 2 to 4 p.m. Saturday at the Finney County Senior Center. Norman and the former Donna Froetschner were married Jan. 28, 1956, in
Ashland. He is retired from the IRS with 30 years of service and she taught for 25 years at the elementary level in special education with learning disabilities. Their children and spouses are Steve and Lana Christensen, Janet and Kevin Stimatze, all of Garden City, David and Christine Christensen, Kearney, Mo., Sharon and Rob Weber, Hutchinson, Connie and Chet Stumpf, Overland Park, Judy and Don Sullivan, Galva, Carolyn and Raymond Villarreal, Greeley, Colo., and Russell and Belinda Christensen, San Diego. They have 13 grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.
Hutchinson Middle/ Elementary schools Monday: No school Tuesday: Taco salad, refried beans, fresh apple, seasoned corn Wednesday: Chicken nuggets, mashed potatoes and gravy, mixed fruit, seasoned carrots, hot roll Thursday: Turkey-andcheese sandwich, waffle fries, cucumber slices, blushing peas, Kansas coffeecake Friday: Penne lasagna, garden salad, California mixed vegetables, chilled pineapple, cheese breadstick USD 309 Nickerson-South Hutchinson Monday: No school Tuesday: Ham-andcheese melt, baby carrots, baked fries
Wednesday: Spaghetti with meat sauce, bread stick, Popeye salad, Italian vegetables Thursday: Beef fingers, mashed potatoes and gravy, steamed peas, dinner roll Friday: Mandarin orange chicken, brown rice, corn USD 310 Fairfield Monday: No school Tuesday: Chicken wrap, green beans, Dragon punch juice, sliced pineapple Wednesday: Corn dog, baked beans, tri-tater, apple wedges Thursday: Potato soup, diced ham, baby carrots, fruit cocktail, soft pretzel Friday: Sloppy Joe, natural crisp fries, broccoli florets, diced peaches USD 312 Haven Monday: No school Tuesday: Taco soup or burrito, chips and salsa Wednesday: Homemade pizza or peanut butter and jelly with cheese stick, cheesy breadsticks Thursday: Baked chicken or barbecue chicken, savory rice Friday: Corn dog or hot ham and cheese, green beans, tater tots, snickerdoodle Haven Grade School Monday: No school Tuesday: Pork rib on a bun, dark-green leaf
Carl and Jean Buhrman Carl and Jean Buhrman, Hutchinson, are celebrating their 65th wedding anniversary. Carl and the former Wilma Jean Kernohan were married Jan. 17, 1951, in Medicine Lodge. She grew up in rural Sharon and retired as a bookkeeper from the
Canteen Companies of Wichita. He grew up in rural Attica and retired from Occidental Oil Company. Their sons are Ron and Wes and they have five grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren. Cards may be sent to them at 119 Norman Road, Hutchinson, KS 67502.
80-PLUS BIRTHDAYS Ellen May Mathias, Hutchinson, will celebrate her 80th birthday with a reception from 2 to 4 p.m. Jan. 23 at First Church of God, 7th and Jefferson in Hutchinson. Mathias She was born Jan. 28, 1936, to Joe and Josephine Fager in Pratt. On Dec. 7, 1952, she married Paul E. Mathias at Pratt. She is a retired
daycare provider and is an avid pianist. Currently she is the accompanist for a local gospel quartet. Her children and their spouses are Rick and Janet Mathias, Syracuse, Randy and Annette Mathias, Partridge, Rhonda and John Knapp, Buhler, and Rex and Michelle Mathias, Hutchinson. She has 10 grandchildren and six great-grandchildren. Cards may be sent to her at 3005 Mike St., Hutchinson, KS 67502.
Leonard and Sue Williams, Hull, Ga., formerly of Salina, will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary with a card shower requested by their daughters. Leonard and the former Sue Babcock were married in 1966 at Galva Christian
Church in Galva. He is retired from the U.S. Navy and the U.S. Postal Service in McPherson. She is retired from Salina Social and Rehabilitation Services. Their daughters and spouses are Julie Williams, Shawnee, Sheila and Dan Smith, Harrisonburg, Va., and Pam and Eric Sherrer, Hull, Ga. They have three grandchildren. Cards may be sent to them at 699 Kimberly Ct., Hull, GA 30646.
Joe and Lana Miller
Joe and Lana Miller, Plains, celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary with
lettuce, tomato slice, sweet-potato puffs, fresh apple Wednesday: Taco soup, tortilla chips and salsa, broccoli florets, fresh strawberries Thursday: Corn dog, green beans, tater tots, fruit cocktail, snickerdoodle Friday: Chicken quesadilla, refried beans, fresh cantaloupe Yoder Charter School Monday: No school Tuesday: Teriyaki chicken, rice, celery, cherry tomatoes, tropical fruit Wednesday: Super nachos, refried beans, salsa, peaches Thursday: Pulled-pork sandwich, salad, baked beans, strawberries Friday: Rock-and-roll beef wrap, steamed carrots, pineapple, Rice Krispie treat USD 313 Buhler Monday: No school Tuesday: Sloppy Joe, fresh broccoli with dip, tater tots, sweet-potato fries, applesauce, cookie Wednesday: Taco, cheese, lettuce, tomatoes, refried beans, pineapple, cinnamon bread Thursday: Pork roast, mashed potatoes and gray, green beans, orange wedges, whole-wheat roll Friday: Hamburger, lettuce, tomato, crinkle fries, whole fruit, sherbet
Landon James, son of Jason and Melissa Fleming, Wichita, was born Jan. 7 at the Birth & Women’s Health Center in Yoder. His siblings are Aly, Felicia, Peyton, Jaxson, Nathan, Mason and Sophia. His grandparents are Patricia and Mitch Vaughn, Tommy and Nora Jennings, Mike and Patty Fleming, all of Wichita, and Jamie and Wade Fancher, Foley, Ala. Cruise Reynold, son of Bart and Brooke Oakley, Marquette, was born Nov. 25 at Salina Regional Health Center. His grandparents are Randy and
The Thomadora 4-H Club met Dec. 13 at Plum Creek Elementary School, 901 E. 43rd Ave., with 15 members and four guests present. Members discussed carnival donation items and different committees that are available on which to serve. Each member brought a gift and dessert to share. The next meeting is at 6 p.m. today at Plum Creek.
Central Christian School Monday: No school Tuesday: Hamburgers, chips, baked beans, pineapple Wednesday: Tomato soup, grilled cheese, peaches Thursday: Breakfast casserole, pears, yogurt Friday: Huntington chicken casserole, green beans, applesauce, rolls
The Salt City Miniature Club met Jan. 4 at the Delos V. Smith Senior Center, 101 W. First Ave., with 10 members attending. The project that was made was an outdoor fire pit in quarter-inch scale, presented by Tracy Goertzen. The next meeting is at 7 p.m. Feb. 1. We welcome visitors and maybe they would enjoy making miniatures.
Trinity Catholic High School Monday: Pork rib on a bun, lettuce, tomato, sweet-potato puffs, apple Tuesday: Taco soup, tortilla chips, salsa, fresh broccoli, fresh strawberries Wednesday: Corn dog, green beans, tater tots, fruit cocktail, snickerdoodle Thursday: Chicken quesadilla, chips, refried beans, black-bean salsa, applesauce Friday: Cowboy cavatina, whole-wheat roll and jelly, corn, salad, orange Holy Cross Catholic School Monday: Bean-and-beef burrito, lettuce, tomato, corn, pineapple Tuesday: Pizza pocket, tossed salad, broccoli, orange wedges Wednesday: Chicken fried steak, mashed potatoes and gravy, green beans, fruit roll Thursday: Turkey sandwich, potato wedges, carrot sticks, banana Friday: No school
Debbie Suiter, Macksville. His great-grandparents are Bud and Twylla Suiter, Macksville, Raymond Henderson, Hutchinson, and Bessie Rudman, Cedar Rapids, Neb. Shaun Alexander, son of Jamie and Jessica Yohn, Hutchinson, was born Dec. 30 at the Birth & Women’s Health Center in Yoder. His grandparents are Jodi Coleman, Nickerson, Kerry Shawn Wathen Jr. and Paul Wathen, Topeka, and Jonni Lynn, Hutchinson. His great-grandparents are Nancy Horton, Hutchinson, and Linda Royal, Troy, Texas.
friends and family from 2 to 4 p.m. Jan. 16 at the Plains Community Building. He is a self-employed farmer and she is the owner of Lana Miller CPA. Their children are Jason Miller, Charlotte, N.C., and Jennifer Miller, Plains. Cards may be sent to them at P.O. Box 158, Plains, KS 67869.
SCHOOL LUNCHES USD 308 Hutchinson Hutchinson High School Monday: No school Tuesday: Taco salad, refried beans, fresh apple, seasoned corn Wednesday: Chicken nuggets, mashed potatoes and gravy, mixed fruit, seasoned carrots, hot roll Thursday: Turkey-andcheese sandwich, waffle fries, cucumber slices, blushing peas, Kansas coffeecake Friday: Penne lasagna, garden salad, California mixed vegetables, chilled pineapple, cheese breadstick
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The Four Leaf Clover 4-H Club met, with four members, three leaders, one parent and one guest attending. Reports were given and members put the finishing touches on plans for the Carnival/Family Fun Night on Jan. 23 at Memorial Hall. Members also decided to make valentines for local a local
nursing-home residence. In order to deliver them in a timely manner, the next meeting is at 2:30 p.m. Feb. 7. Eleven members of the Hutchinson Iris Club met Jan. 11 at the Delos V. Smith Senior Center, 101 W. First Ave. Hosts were Evelyn Henricks and Greg Henne. The program was garden housekeeping, with Pat Bass showing how she made maps of her garden. Sheryl Bradley talked about culture of irises, JoAnne Hooker brought labels and discussed how she made them, Judy Eckhoff told how she kept iris records, and Ruth Filbert gave an iris hint. JoAnne Hooker won the hybridizers iris. Altrusa International met Jan. 12 in the Sunflower Room at Wesley Towers. The program “Fifty Shades of Hutchinson” was presented by Sondra Wood, author of “The Remainder Man,” a story set in the 1940s with familiar names and places. The next meeting is on Jan. 25, hosted by the literacy committee. For details about Altrusa, call Eileen Galliart at (620) 662-7320.
KANSAS WESLEYAN UNIVERSITY HONORS The following area students were named to the President’s and Dean’s Honor Rolls for the 2015 semester at Kansas Wesleyan University in Salina: President’s Honor Roll Ellsworth: Saraya Penner; Garden City: Jacob Curran; Hutchinson: Bethany Manny, Kimberly Patterson: McPherson: Katlyn Davis; Pratt: Bailey Gillig, Madison Mayberry; Wilson: Karlie Steinle.
Dean’s Honor Roll Ashland: Kara Reimer; Buhler: Mitchell Byers; Dodge City: Kristin Schneweis; Ellsworth: Aubrey Dorzweiler; Great Bend: Enrique Guyton, Jose Mijares. Liberal: Madison Butler, Mitchell Persinger; Lyons: Jacob Buckman, Gordon Cobb; Medicine Lodge: Joel Clarke; Moundridge: Brenda Sanchez; Scott City: Krissa Dearden; South Hutchinson: Dalton Brummer; Syracuse: Alia Neubrandt.
FORT HAYS STATE UNIVERSITY HONORS The following area students were named to the Dean’s Honor Roll for the fall 2015 semester at Fort Hays State University: Barber County: Kiowa: Mikala Gillig; Barton County: Claflin: Layne Bieberle, Peyton Broeker, Katie Hipp, Aubrey Kempke, Kevin Klug, Shelby Letourneau, Ruth Potter; Ellinwood: Kristi Dewerff, Rachel Doll; Coldwater: Brena Alexander, Abby Gales, Jera Gales;
Wilmore: Brenna Lawless. Edwards County: Lewis: Daniel Saenz. Ellis County: Ellis: Kori Clark, Heather Hollingshead, Wanda Jimenez, Jared Knoll, Alicia Kroeger, Breanna Kroeger, Jared Mick, Sarah Mick, Jordan Rohr, Jensen Scheele, Tyler Walters, Magdalen Zody, Olivia Zody. Ellsworth County: Ellsworth: Haley Koralek, Stacia Martin; Wilson: Molly Morgan, Ashley Templeton, Mckenzie Thrasher.
Finney County: Garden City: Levi Allen, Misael Banderas, Sara Bilberry, Karla Herrera, Allison Bird-Heiman, Lindsay Bradstreet, Hannah Lindo, Tristan Lindo, Gloria Marquez, Thao Nguyen, Antonio Ochoa. Rush County: Bison: Benjamin Cornwell, Eleanor Cornwell, Matthew Crotinger; La Crosse: Rebecca Barnett, Sarah Holzmeister, Nicholas Schmidt, Kyle Sramek, Kristy Tweed; Liebenthal: Renee Legleiter;
McCracken: Stephanie Greenway; Otis: Hunter Macdonald, Dalton Steinert; Timken: Kimberly Pechanec, Shawna Serpan. Russell County: Bunker Hill: Sarah Leatherman; Gorham: Kayce Dreiling; Lucas: Michaela Merchant; Luray: Garrett Keith; Russell: Alicia Gibson, Savanna Huff, Jordan Kaufman, Jared Lawler, Kacy Nuss, Michael Vonfeldt; Waldo: Payton Zweifel.
Seward County: Liberal: Lexi Delzeit, Jhoselin Domingue, Andres Escalante, Katherine HernandezBarahona, Maira Regalado, Eric Volden, Preston Whisenant. Stafford County; St. John: Schuyler Brown, Shane Keller, Ava Long. Stanton County: Johnson: Darbi Cook, Nickolas Shironaka. Stevens County: Hugoton: Chase Mills, Erica Salaza. Trego County: WaKeeney: Shaylee
Flax, Blake Fritts, Nicole Hendrix, Larissa Howard, William Papes, Ella Sherwood, Cameron Staples. Wichita County: Leoti: Kassandra Baker, Jesus Gallegos-Ornelas, Clancy Masterson, Teneille Whitham; Marienthal: Tracey Baker.
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Site of Salem tragedy found Q Documents and 21st-century technology confirm the location of executions in witch trials.
BY NICOLE WINFIELD Associated Press
BY MARK PRATT AND RODRIQUE NGOWI Associated Press
SALEM, Mass. – A team of researchers using historical documents and 21st-century archaeological techniques has confirmed the site where 19 innocent people were hanged during the Salem witch trials more than three centuries ago. The site, known as Proctor’s Ledge, is a small city-owned plot of woods nestled between two residential streets and behind a Walgreens pharmacy, said Salem State University history professor Emerson “Tad” Baker, a member of the seven-person team, which announced its Emerson findings this week. “Tad” Baker, Historian Salem State Sidney University history Perley had professor pinpointed Proctor’s Ledge nearly a century ago as the site of the hangings by using historical documents, but his findings were lost to time, and myth, misconceptions and conspiracy theories had taken their place, Baker said. The current research, known as the Gallows Hill Project, was about correcting the misinformation many people have about one of the most tragic episodes in American history. “We are not discovering anything, and we don’t want to take credit for
“We need to have that exact spot marked so it can never be lost again.”
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Salem State University history professor Emerson Baker stands Jan. 11 in area that he and a team of researchers said is the exact site where 19 innocent people were hanged during the 1692 witch trials in Salem, Mass. that,” he said. “This is all about the healing, not about the discovery.” Twenty people suspected of witchcraft were killed in Salem in 1692 during a frenzy stoked by superstition, fear of disease and strangers, and petty jealousies. Nineteen were hanged, and one man was crushed to death by rocks. “The witch trials cast a long dark shadow on Salem history,” Baker said. The top of nearby Gallows Hill had long been thought of as the site of the hangings, but there was no evidence to support that, Baker said. Proctor’s Ledge is at the base of Gallows Hill. To determine the spot, the team looked at eyewitness accounts of the hangings, then used modern-day aerial photography and ground penetrating radar not available a century ago. The team made other interesting discoveries. They determined there probably never was a gallows at the site. More than likely, the
executioners tossed a rope over a large tree. Baker also stressed that there is no evidence that any of the victims were buried at Proctor’s Ledge – it’s too rocky. “I think knowing the exact location where the executions took place is important because we want to get history right,” Mayor Kim Driscoll said. “It’s also an opportunity to come together and recognize the injustice and tragedy.” The city plans to place a marker at the site but also wants to respect the rights of the people who live in the area, the mayor said. The city doesn’t want visitors tramping through private backyards looking for the spot, she said. Instead, she encourages visitors to go to the memorial and museum downtown. Baker said a memorial at the site is important. “We need to have that exact spot marked so it can never be lost again,” he said.
INNOCENTS WHO WERE CONDEMNED, EXECUTED DURING THE TRIALS The Salem witch trials were a series of prosecutions of people accused of witchcraft in colonial Massachusetts from February 1692 to May 1693. The trials resulted in the executions of 20, most of them women – all but one by hanging. The episode is one of the United States’ most notorious cases of mass hysteria. Victims executed by hanging: June 10, 1692 Bridget Bishop
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HAVEN HIGH SCHOOL HONORS Honor rolls for the second quarter and the first semester: Second Quarter Principal’s Honor Roll: Seniors: Shelby Davis, Mary EmileWagler, Brett Foraker, Annika Miller, Paul Sawatzky, Jordan Shafer, Abby Teter; juniors: Lisa Mateshuk, Tasha Miller, Kylea Slaton, Erin Stade, Victoria Yoder; sophomores: Jaron Caffrey, Emmiley Hendrixson, Maddison Kauffman, Michael Meier, Tyler Newcomer, Shanaya Paxson, John Rohling, Shanae Schmucker, Genna Schmutz, Thane Unruh, Lauren Williams, Isabelle Wortz, Nikki Yoder, Abbie Yutzy; freshmen: Abby Hartung, Sierra Nisly, Payton Paramore, Hayden Peirce, Jessica Rist, Sarah Showalter, Nathan Wells. Black and Gold Honor Roll: Seniors: Anna Baker, Natasha Bonine, Edward Dorey, Elissa Higginbotham, Nicole Ingold, Jeff Kauffman, Jacob Miller, Emily Nelson, Lucia Nisly, Connor Peirce, Quinn Piontkowski; juniors: Olivia Bergmeier, Jeffrey Hendrixson, Noah Hopkins, Lexi Hoskinson, Kaiti Pell, Nate Shadoin, Matthew Stites; sophomores: Kaylie Bontrager, Shawna Chase, Christina Lastinger, Eunique Negron, Harly Parkhurst, Mikayla Paxson, Joseph Shaw, Luke Wells; freshmen: Kim Achilles, James Budge, Jordan Hammerbacher, Hannah Hayden, Kristen Headings, Macy Hoskinson, Jamar Miller, Quinton Miller, Koby Royer, Emily Weaver, Julie Wilhite, Ryan Williams, Jennifer Yoder, Emily Yutzy. Honor Roll: Seniors: Justin Carlson, Jacob Conner, Elise Corcoran, Juan DeSantiago Jr., Hunter Falcon, Kobe Ford, KC Jenkins, Haley Kauffman, Logan Keefer, Sydney Littlestar, Kirsten Long, Eion Mahaney,
Pope lays out case for mercy in book
Susan Mattingly, Kyra McGuire, Kevin Nisly, Sabrina Nisly, Matt Perkins, Nicole Spence, Katelynn Stucky, Madison Troyer, Bryan Tubbs, Jacy Ummel, Devon Vierthaler, Addison Wayman, Kassidy Weaver; juniors: Amber Bonine, Bailey Brawner, Amy Burton, Jacob Callison, Harlee Ebersole, Sarah Eikleberry, Ezra Ezell, Hannah Funk, Noah Hayden, Fawntana Henkle, Glory Montaldo, Caden Nachtigal, Bailey Oakes, Kai Peirce, Alek Royer, Samuel Sawatzky, Ashton Schlickau, Caitlin Schlickau, Hannah Seck, Bethany Simon, Cordell Waggoner, Aaron Yoder; sophomores: Brecken Adams, Brittaney Addis, Adrienna Alicea, Austin Barnhart, Wyatt Boese, Taylor Bredfeldt, Colby Cooprider, Huntington Davis, Jaron Delehoy, Destiny Ewing, Cassidy Galloway, Isaac Garcia, Monica Giesick, Noah Hargrave, James Henkle, Daniel Kemp, Devon Lastinger, Kiersten Liedl, Samara Maple, Taylor Morrison, Darla Nisly, Aurora Pound, Tanner Regier, Isaac Rohling, Nathan Rohling, Bobby Schrag, Sydnee Shive, Haxton Smith, Jackson States; freshmen: Laura Dorey, Dacie Ellis, Alyssa Enfield, Grace Foster, Caleb Fredrickson, Ashley Garcia, Josie Harris, Ryan Jenkins, Shelby Littlestar, Madisyn Miller, Corby Nisly, Jasper Nisly, Jeremy Nisly, Logan Piontkowski, Arie Roper, Cooper Schlickau, Delaney Sipe, Alisha Yoder. Honorable Mention: Juniors: Shiann Combs, Gabrielle Ediger, Noah Fredrickson, Haley Harner, Patrick Hartung, Jackee McCandless, Allie McGill, Zoe McKinnis, Kimberly Porter, Noah Powell, Scott Schmidt: sophomores: Jesse Cano, Mason Groves, Cameron Reichenberger, Grace Shive; freshmen: Isaac DeChane, Jaden Mullins,
Tyler Regier, Brittney Smith. First Semester Principal’s Honor Roll: Seniors: Shelby Davis, Mary EmileWagler, Brett Foraker, Haley Kauffman, Jeff Kauffman, Annika Miller, Emily Nelson, Lucia Nisly, Connor Peirce, Matt Perkins, Quinn Piontkowski, Jordan Shafer, Abby Teter; juniors: Tasha Miller, Kylea Slaton, Erin Stade, Victoria Yoder; sophomores: Jaron Caffrey, Shawna Chase, Maddison Kauffman, Christina Lastinger, Kiersten Liedl, Michael Meier, Eunique Negron, Tyler Newcomer, Mikayla Paxson, Shanae Schmucker, Genna Schmutz, Joseph Shaw, Thane Unruh, Lauren Williams, Isabelle Wortz, Abbie Yutzy; freshmen: Abby Hartung, Hannah Hayden, Payton Paramore, Hayden Peirce, Jessica Rist, Sarah Showalter, Nathan Wells, Ryan Williams. Black and Gold Honor Roll: Seniors: Anna Baker, Juan DeSantiago Jr., Edward Dorey, Sydney Littlestar, Susan Mattingly, Jacob Miller, Paul Sawatzky, Katelynn Stucky, Jacy Ummel; juniors: Olivia Bergmeier, Jeffrey Hendrixson, Noah Hopkins, Lexi Hoskinson, Lisa Mateshuk, Nate Shadoin, Matthew Stites, Aaron Yoder; sophomores: Kaylie Bontrager, Jaron Delehoy, Noah Hargrave, Emmiley Hendrixson, Harly Parkhurst, John Rohling, Sydnee Shive, Nikki Yoder; freshmen: Kim Achilles, Grace Foster, Caleb Fredrickson, Jordan Hammerbacher, Macy Hoskinson, Jamar Miller, Quinton Miller, Jasper Nisly, Sierra Nisly, Koby Royer, Jennifer Yoder, Emily Yutzy. Honor Roll: Seniors: Natasha Bonine, Justin Carlson, Elise Corcoran, Hunter Falcon, Kobe Ford,
VATICAN CITY – Pope Francis lays out his case for emphasizing the merciful face of the Catholic Church in his first book as pontiff, saying God never tires of forgiving and actually prefers the sinners who repent over self-righteous moralizers who don’t. “The Name of God Is Mercy,” a 100-page conversation with Italian journalist Andrea Tornielli, has been published in 86 countries to help kick-start Francis’ Holy Year of Mercy. In the book, Francis condemns what he Francis calls the “scholars of law” – the doctrinaire-minded rigorists who throughout the history of the church have challenged Jesus’ message of unconditional love and mercy for even the most wretched of sinners. He says often these self-righteous Christians are hypocrites themselves, using the law to hide their own “deep wounds.” “These are men who live attached to the letter of the law but who neglect love; men who only know how to close doors and draw boundaries,” Francis is quoted as saying. Francis has rankled many conservatives with his frequent dismissals of theological and legalistic arguments stressing doctrine over his more pastoral message of welcome and mercy for society’s most marginal. marriage and divorce. “We must avoid the attitude of someone who judges and condemns from the lofty heights of his own certainty, looking for the splinter in his brother’s eye while remaining unaware of the beam in his own,” Francis says. “Let us always
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A reproduction of the front page of Pope Francis’s book “The name of God is Mercy” is seen in this Jan. 7 photo taken in Rome, Italy. remember that God rejoices more when one sinner returns to the fold than when 99 righteous people have no need of repentance.” Francis has made clear from the start of his pontificate that his would be a papacy focused on mercy, and he called a jubilee year to emphasize it. Throughout the book, Francis refers repeatedly to his own ministry to prostitutes and prisoners in Argentina, showing how his own personal encounters have shaped his view about the faith and formed the bedrock of his papacy. As a confessor, Francis is quoted as saying, “I have always tried to find a crack, just a tiny opening so that I can pry open that door and grant forgiveness and mercy.” But Francis’ opening isn’t a free-for-all: He says of course prisons can’t throw their doors open and let violent criminals out onto the streets. And he distinguishes between ordinary and even repeat sinners and those who are corrupt, saying corruption is a condition, a state of life and often a hypocritical one incompatible with Christianity. “The corrupt man often doesn’t realize his own condition, much as a person with bad breath doesn’t know they have it,” he says.
COLLEGE NOTES Nicole Ingold, KC Jenkins, Logan Keefer, Kirsten Long, Kyra McGuire, Kevin Nisly, Sabrina Nisly, Jas Richardson, Nicole Spence, Madison Troyer, Bryan Tubbs, Devon Vierthaler, Addison Wayman, Kassidy Weaver; juniors: Amber Bonine, Bailey Brawner, Amy Burton, Jacob Callison, Harlee Ebersole, Sarah Eikleberry, Ezra Ezell, Connor Ford, Hannah Funk, Allie McGill, Zoe McKinnis, Glory Montaldo, Caden Nachtigal, Bailey Oakes, Kai Peirce, Kaiti Pell, Alek Royer, Samuel Sawatzky, Ashton Schlickau, Caitlin Schlickau, Hannah Seck, Bethany Simon, Cordell Waggoner; sophomores: Brecken Adams, Brittaney Addis, Adrienna Alicea, Austin Barnhart, Wyatt Boese, Taylor Bredfeldt, Colby Cooprider, Huntington Davis, Destiny Ewing, Cassidy Galloway, Isaac Garcia, Monica Giesick, James Henkle, Daniel Kemp, Devon Lastinger, Samara Maple, Taylor Morrison, Daria Nisly, Aurora Pound, Tanner Regier, Cameron Reichenberger, Nathan Rohling, Bobby Schrag, Haxton Smith, Jackson States, Luke Wells; freshmen: James Budge, Laura Dorey, Dacie Ellis, Alyssa Enfield, Ashley Garcia, Kristen Headings, Shelby Littlestar, Corby Nisly, Logan Piontkowski, Arie Roper, Delaney Sipe, Emily Weaver, Julie Wilhite, Alisha Yoder. Honorable Mention: Seniors: Gage Gober, Eion Mahaney; juniors: Shiann Combs, Noah Fredrickson, Haley Harner, Patrick Hartung, Jackee McCandless, Dakota Meis, Kimberly Porter, Noah Powell, Scott Schmidt; sophomores: Mason Groves, Dakota NicholsFord, Tristan Nisly, Isaac Rohling; freshmen: Lucas Cheers, Isaac DeChane, Addison Ehart, Madisyn Miller, Jaden Mullins, Cooper Schlickau, Shawn Seck, Brittney Smith.
Kansas State University Brock Traffas, a fourth-year architecture student at Kansas State University, is receiving a $5,000 scholarship as the winner of a College of Architecture, Planning & Design, or APDesign, competition sponsored by MANKO Window Systems in Manhattan. Traffas, Medicine Lodge, was the competition judges’ top selection for his project design of the Crossroads Campground in Kansas City. Students of Kansas State University are studying across the world with the help of scholarships awarded by K-State’s Office of International Programs for the winter break and the spring and summer semesters. The university also is part of the Institute of International Education’s Generation Study Abroad commitment to double the number of U.S. students studying abroad by the end of the decade. Scholarship amounts and length of study-abroad experiences vary. The following area students have received a scholarship to study abroad: Cimarron: Ruth Bartel, $500 Faculty-Led Program Scholarship for Costa Rica; Garden City: Efren Frayre, $1,000 Rodolfo J. Montes de Oca/ Costa Rica SmallTown International Scholarship for Costa Rica; Great Bend: Rachael Gros, $500 Faculty-Led Program Scholarship for Germany; Greensburg: Heidee Prosser, $500 Faculty-Led Program Scholarship for Costa Rica; Haven: Mary Fishburn, $750 Faculty-Led Program Scholarship for Germany; McPherson: Kristan Crawford, $2,750 Freshman Education Abroad Scholarship. Graceland University Evan Kisner, Copeland, has been named to the President’s List, Emily
Work, Smolan, has been named to the Dean’s List for the fall term, and Sarah Masem, Newton, recently graduated with a Doctor of Nursing from Graceland University in Lamoni, Iowa. Southeast Missouri State University Aubrey Denno, Hesston, has been named to the Dean’s List for the fall semester at Southeast Missouri State University in Cape Girardeau, Missouri. Maryville University Kathryn Haas of Hutchinson was named to the Dean’s List for the fall semester at Maryville University in St. Louis. Rockhurst University Rockhurst University in Kansas City, Missouri, has announced the dean’s list for the fall 2015 semester: Area students include: Morgan Harwood, Great Bend, and Katherine Loecher, Newton. University of Saint Mary John Graham, Great Bend, was named to the Dean’s Honor List for the fall semester at the University of Saint Mary in Leavenworth. Lewis University Jeffrey Lambert, Hutchinson, was named to Lewis University’s Dean’s List for the 2015 fall semester. Lambert is studying aviation flight management at Lewis University in Romeoville, Illinois. Goshen College The following area students were named to the Dean’s List for the fall semester at Goshen College in Goshen, Indiana: Hesston: Megan Baumgartner, John Hershberger; Newton: Jacob Penner; North Newton: Erin Bergen, David Jantz, Mark Kreider; Peabody: Sarah Hofkamp.
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Long-ago choice leads to fulfilled dreams Q Man’s decision to turn away from anger, embrace work leads to 100 years of life well lived. BY ROY WENZL Tribune News Service
WICHITA – On a cold night in Virginia during World War II, a U.S. Army private named John Monk tried to travel back to his company after taking a seven-day leave. He tried to ride a bus to get there. Bus drivers in the Jim Crow South back then made black people like him ride in the back – even if they were soldiers. And they’d pull a curtain down on those back seats so white people would not be offended by looking at black people. Monk didn’t mind. It was cold outside; the bus would be warm. But on this night, while Monk stood shivering, the first bus that rolled up filled immediately with white soldiers and other people – every seat. It happened again with the next bus. And the next. The Wichita Eagle reports there were bathrooms nearby, and restaurants. But they were whites-only. He watched buses roll away for hours. John Monk could have gone into a rage. But because of what he did instead, he will smoke one cigar next week in his home on North Minneapolis. He will take two drinks of whiskey. And he will celebrate his 100th birthday as a man whose wishes all came true. What he decided at the bus depot changed everything.
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John Monk poses for a photo Dec. 29 with his granddaughter Kay Monk-Morgan in Wichita. Monk turned 100 on Jan. 9 and he served in the Army in World War II, Korea and Vietnam. him backward. “My mamma asked how I was. “I told her I would never talk to that son of a bitch again. “And I never did.” On the bus platform on that cold night in Virginia in 1942, even with the anger boiling, Monk had a thought. Just a little thought. It may have saved him. “I cannot hate white people.” He’d known good ones. And in the heat of that rage he felt now, he saw that hate scared him. Hate won’t destroy white people, he thought. “But it could destroy me.” So he made a choice, decisive, sudden and silent. He said to himself: “If I can find a damned bus back to my company, I’m gonna become the best damned soldier in the United States Army. “And that is what I did.”
‘You fight over scraps’ On the farm where he grew up, Monk’s dad made him pick cotton and loaned him out to white cotton farmers. He stayed overnight at those farms, but not in the houses with the white people. In Louisiana in the 1920s and ’30s, the whites made him sleep in barns, in chicken coops, or on the ground, including when it rained. “And if you got wet, you got wet,” Monk said. “The animals lived better. I worked with mules sometimes. And for days all I had to talk to was that mule.” That was Jim Crow time. On the trains, after he joined the Army in 1942, the German prisoners of war who fought for the Nazis got The best to eat in the soldier dining cars. He did But he and three things other black after rejoinU.S. Army ing his outfit: soldiers He stopped had to stay hating white in the front people. car, the car He stopped that took in hating the all the heat U.S. Army. and exhaust He changed smoke from his mind the train about why he engine. served. “If you He had were lucky, been drafted on a long – against his train ride, will. somebody Most people threw you back then a cold sandjoined up wich. Like to save the you was a world from dog.” the Nazis and All that the Japanese. hate from Now he joined all those Monk Family, The Wichita Eagle/Associated Press them heart white people and soul. John Monk is seen in uniform in 1943. He turned some They hardly black people served in the Army during World War II, Korea ever let black and Vietnam. on each soldiers fight other, Monk in that war. would later say. When you’ve got Most black soldiers were relegated nothing, you fight over scraps. to non-combat roles: stacking supSo on the farm, his father had plies, moving equipment, cooking always taken all his money when he meals. So there would be no fightcame home from working for white ing for Monk in that war. farmers. Monk didn’t like that. All But Monk’s change startled his his life, even then, he appreciated sergeants. By his own account, he nice clothes. was one of the worst privates in One day, when Monk got paid the Army before that night at the $10 for weeks of cotton picking, he bus depot. Now he became a good went directly to town and bought soldier. a suit. They soon made him a drill “Dad asked where was the sergeant. money. And I said I bought a suit. “I told them I did not want to be And he hit me like this.” Monk a drill sergeant. But I was tall and swung an open right hand, a viugly, and I had a fine voice – so they cious, hooking slap into empty air. made me a drill sergeant.” The slap jolted his head, staggered He taught other black soldiers
to march, to fight, to fire the M1 infantry rifle and the 105-millimeter howitzer. He did everything now as though he meant it. Black soldiers asked why he worked so hard. “ ‘Hey, my family lives in this country,’ “ he told them. “ ‘I figure I’m saving my country, saving myself, saving my family.’ ” World War II ended. Monk stayed in the Army. He was a black man with a job. He began saving money, pennies and quarters at a time. They sent him to the Korean War. He never fought. He served in quartermaster supply units. He served in a bath unit that gave hot showers and clean clothes to exhausted soldiers who had just staggered out of the foxholes up front. But by the time his third war came around, Vietnam, the Army was mostly integrated, and he was a master sergeant. And as anyone in the Army knows, the master sergeants run everything. He retired in 1962 with a pension and $11,000 saved. He owned a house he had bought in Wichita five years before; he chose Wichita because he’d visited a brother here. He made the down payment in cash. Family life In Wichita he married his first wife, Grace, who died, and his second wife, Wilma – a white woman. Wilma’s first husband left her after their neighborhood changed – the customers at their dry cleaners were now mostly black. The man did not like black people, so he left, and Wilma ran the business: Terrie’s Cleaners, on the corner of 17th and Poplar. One day, when Monk realized she needed help, he just walked in and started helping her. He later married her and helped her run the dry cleaners for years. That’s where his grandchildren Orlando and Kaye Monk, brother and sister, learned to work. And that is where Kaye and Orlando came to believe that their grandfather was a superhero. He made them work, and drilled them again and again about the importance of work, saving money, taking care of family. He made them save the first quarters they ever earned. One day, when Kaye had saved $5 in quarters, he gave her $5 more. “That’s interest,” he told her. “Now save that, too.” He had saved and earned so much in the Army and in subsequent jobs that he drove a Cadillac and bought a 40-acre farm near Severy. He would load up Kaye and Orlando and take them the hour and a half east to the farm, where he would cook breakfast at 6 a.m. and put them to work; digging,
gardening, fishing and cleaning up. The effect the trips had on the brains of his grandchildren was dramatic, Kaye said. Her later career in education would teach her that what Monk did with those trips was calculated. The master sergeant knew how to train. He yanked those kids out of their little worlds and thrust them into dirt and work and nature. They saw the world was bigger than Wichita – that there were small towns and farms and crops and natural beauty and fish and things they could make with their hands. And there was Monk, telling stories, making them work and laugh. A shot at a dream In 1989, Kaye was living poor, in spite of Monk’s constant efforts to help his children and grandchildren out of poverty. But Kaye was doing so well at North High School that people were urging her to apply for a $32,000 Gore scholarship at Wichita State University. It seemed impossible to Kaye. Out of reach. Four hundred applicants. She had good grades. But then she found out she would have to make multiple trips to the WSU campus over multiple weekends to take part in competitions. The scholarship people needed to winnow down the 400 applicants Her mother did not have a car. To people in poverty this can seem insurmountable. Her Mom asked a lot of people for rides. No one could help. Kaye almost gave up. Then Monk found out what was up. He got mad. “Why did you not call me?” She told him the competitions were on weekends. He always worked on his farm on weekends. She had not wanted to bother him. That steamed him. “I will take you. And you will go.” She argued. “Don’t argue. You will go.” He drove her to the campus on multiple weekends. Kaye won the scholarship. Other challenges Orlando at the age of 17 fathered a child with a girl he liked. He felt shock and fear. What should he do? Many other young men he knew, in this position, not wanting to be tied down, would run away. Monk looked him in the eye. “You screwed up,” the old man said. “But you will not run. You will be a stand-up guy. “You will support your child, which is yours as much as hers. You will work. You will provide. Do you understand?” That was nearly 25 years ago. Orlando is now the general manager of Mike Steven Volkswagen and can rattle off facts about how
big the business is: Mike Steven is the number one Volkswagen dealership in Wichita, Orlando says. And in the state of Kansas, he says. One of the top 100 in the nation, he says. At age 41, Orlando says he is the only minority general manager of a big car dealership in Wichita. Every day at work with customers, Orlando says, he hears the voice of Master Sgt. John Monk in his head, telling him to treat people right. Orlando is the father of five children. And he is married to the same girl he took a liking to nearly 25 years before. Kaye earned an undergraduate degree and then a master’s degree in public administration at WSU and now is director of the TRIO Upward Bound Math Science Center based there. She has helped hundreds of high schoolers in Kansas aspire to and prepare for college. At his house on North Minneapolis, Monk tells funny stories until he gets to the one about the bus ride. He tells that one, then leans over and sobs, a 99-year-old man shaking and groaning with sobs. Beside him is an ash tray holding the butt end of the one Dutch Masters cigar he had smoked earlier that day. He sits up now and apologizes for crying. On many days, he sits with Eugene Anderson, the former state representative who has been like a son to him for decades. Anderson is sitting with him now. He smokes cigars with him, calls him “Master Sgt. Monk.” On his 100th birthday, Monk says, besides the cigar and whiskey, “there might be ribs.” “And beans!” Monk says. He grins at Anderson, who grins and shakes his head. His wives are long gone. All his friends of his age – gone. “And I’m scared about turning 100.” But Anderson looks in on him every day. His daughter, Shirley, Orlando and Kaye’s mom, takes care of him. And there are four grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren. At his home, Kaye sits on the arm of Monk’s chair beside him. When she had walked into his house a few minutes before, she called out, “Hi, Sexy.” And then she had watched, ashen-faced, as he broke down in sobs again, telling how his father slapped him 79 years ago. He brightens up again now. “So here’s how to get to 100,” he says. “One cigar. “Two Crown Royals. Just two. “Live by the Golden Rule.” “Take care of your family. Always.” “I did all that. “And all my wishes came true.”
Author, 98, offers follows up best-seller with a memoir on ‘things that matter’ BY ANN LEVIN Associated Press
“Alive, Alive Oh! And Other Things That Matter” by Diana Athill Diana Athill, 98, still has a few things to teach us about growing old with dignity and humor and grace. Her latest memoir, “Alive, Alive Oh!” follows the unlikely literary celebrity she achieved at age 90 with the publication of the prize-winning best-seller “Somewhere
REVIEW Towards the End.” In this collection of astute and sparkling essays, Athill tries to identify “the things that matter” after living to almost 100. It’s not her love affairs, though she had plenty. “About halfway through my 70s I stopped thinking of myself as a sexual being,” she writes. “It was like coming out onto a high plateau, into clear, fresh air, far above the
antlike bustle.” What remains are “memories, thoughts and reflections”: of her grandparents’ garden, where an apple tree provides “the nearest I ever came to a mystical experience.” Of women’s changing fashions – even for a girl born in 1917, “pinkness and sparkle” were everything. And of her reluctant decision to move into a retirement home, an essay that includes a hilarious account of a day spent
planting rosebushes with a few other nonagenarian residents, one of them blind. “One good thing about being physically incapable of doing almost anything is that if you manage to do even a little something, you feel great,” she observes. One of the most powerful essays recounts a pregnancy in her 40s, a brush with death that left her profoundly grateful to be alive. Another chapter, titled “Lessons,” offers up
a few: “Avoid romanticism and abhor possessiveness,” she says. In her case, that meant no children, and affairs with married men. But she has few, if any, evident regrets. Rather, the life she describes is one of abundance – although not material – where every sorrow is offset by sweetness of all kinds – friends, food, fashion, art, literature, travel and rambles in nature.
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Siblings need to help out more with Mom’s care Annie’s Mailbox
Dear Annie: When my father passed away, I moved in with my mother to help with her bills. Five years later, I’ve paid off her mortgage and continue to live with her and pay her utilities. I now have the opportunity to purchase my own home. At age 33, I feel I need my own space. The predicament is, Mom cares for my ailing sister and her son every day. It means Mom doesn’t have time to get a job to support herself. I’ve told her that I can afford to continue paying her utilities, but she refuses. She said if I move out, it’s like I am “throwing her away like trash.” My siblings weren’t treated this way when they moved out and
with Mom, because it lets them off the hook. They should help out more. Mom wants you to stay because she doesn’t want to be alone. All of them pressure you to keep things as they are because it is in their best interests. But it’s not in yours. Since your mother no longer needs your financial support beyond what you have already offered, please ignore their entreaties to stay. Don’t argue with your family. Simply promise Mom that you will see her often, and assure your siblings that Mom will not be neglected. Calmly repeat those words as often as you need to. In time, they will get used to your
Kathy Mitchell, Marcy Sugar started their families, but they are making me feel selfish for wanting to be independent. Am I? Is it because I’m still single and don’t have any kids? How can I help my mother and siblings see my point of view? – Emotionally Blackmailed Dear Blackmailed: You need to stand your ground. Your siblings find it easier for you to live
new circumstances and things will normalize. Dear Annie: What do you do when relatives invite themselves over all the time, sometimes with no notice? Their children’s language and table manners are deplorable. The parents help themselves to whatever they want. Any suggestions? Maybe printing this letter would give everyone with this problem a break. – Going Nuts in Nebraska Dear Nebraska: You need to be more assertive. You don’t have to welcome every relative every time, especially those who invite themselves and show up unexpectedly. Practice saying, “Sorry, we aren’t able to host you right
now. We will be sure to invite you another time.” If they turn up on your doorstep, say, “Oh, sorry, but we were just leaving. I wish you had phoned first.” Then grab your coat and go. Be sure to escort them down the front walk when you lock your door behind you. (Do not agree to let them wait for your return in your house.) People who take advantage of others are counting on you not to make a fuss. Some folks love having even boorish family members drop in. But since it bothers you, please make it clear that these visits are not going to be so easy. In time, they will learn to ask first or go elsewhere.
Wikipedia gets another source of cash for its birthday BY MICHAEL LIEDTKE AP Technology Writer
SAN FRANCISCO – Wikipedia is getting another source of cash for its 15th birthday, expanding beyond fundraising drives that have already poured $250 million into the Internet’s leading encyclopedia. The Wales additional money will come from a new endowment created for Wikipedia, whose website started Jan. 15, 2001, and is now overseen by the nonprofit Wikimedia Foundation in San Francisco. The Wikimedia Endowment will start with less than $1 million donated by the estate of Jim Pacha, a software engineer who died in 2014, and then build toward a goal of accumulating $100 million by 2026. Wikipedia won’t begin drawing money from the endowment after it’s fully funded. Wikipedia still plans to ask its users to donate money to keep advertising off its website. The additional income from the endowment will help insulate Wikipedia from economic turmoil and other potential threats
Wikipedia’s logo is seen here in this courtesy photo. to its survival, said Lisa Gruwell, chief advancement officer for the Wikimedia Foundation. “We have a great fundraising model right now, but things on the Internet change so it’s not something we can count on forever,” Gruwell said. “Wikipedia is a pretty rare thing, and the endowment is there to ensure this cultural treasure will never go away.” Since starting out as an experimental patchwork of information, Wikipedia has turned into indispensable tool for hundreds of millions of people looking to quickly answer questions covering everything from schlock to science. Satisfying all that curiosity has become increasingly expensive as Wikimedia has spent more on the computers, software and other technology that keeps Wikipedia running. The foundation’s staff has also
swelled from just a handful of people in its early days to about 300 employees today. Wikipedia, though, gets all its material for free from about 80,000 volunteer editors around the world. The site’s index now spans 36 million entries in 280 languages. Wikipedia’s growth has spurred criticism that its parent foundation has become bloated and doesn’t need to raise so much money. Wikimedia generated revenue of $76 million while its operating expenses totaled about $53 million in its last fiscal year ending June 30. The $23 million surplus contributed to the foundation’s cushion of about $65 million in cash and short-term investments – enough to cover its projected operating expenses for all of the current fiscal year. Wikipedia still posted notices at the top of its website throughout December
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asking its U.S. users to donate money in a campaign that raised another $30 million. That money will go toward Wikipedia’s future expenses, Gruwell said. Wikimedia is “very good at begging for money, but the bottom line is they could go another 10 years without raising another dime,” said Eric Barbour, a former Wikipedia editor. Wikipedia co-founder Jimmy Wales says the recurring fundraising campaigns and future money from the endowment are needed to run one of the Internet’s busiest websites and realize its ambition to become even more comprehensive as more people get online. Wikipedia attracts the seventh most traffic in the world, according to the rankings of tracking service Alexa. All the other websites more popular than Wikimedia are run by profit-driven companies, including Google, Facebook and Amazon.com, that employ thousands of employees. “We stay very mission-driven,” Wales said. “One of the things that we are focused on is the idea of having an encyclopedia available for every person in the world in their own language. As you go in that direction, these (requests for money) are some of things you need to do to build that long-term dream.”
Today’s Birthday (01/17/16). Pursue professional passion this year. Finish old business to prepare for new. Get outside and move. Reflect on where you’ve been to choose the road ahead. Create peace. Communication breakthroughs over springtime spark two years of career growth. Studies and travels this autumn stimulate your creative spirit. Play. To get the advantage, check the day’s rating: 10 is the easiest day, 0 the most challenging. Aries (March 21-April 19) – Today is a 9 – Have faith in your own imagination. You have plenty of money-making ideas. Make an important connection. You can see what your partner needs. There’s an argument about who’s in charge. Love wins in a strange way. Taurus (April 20-May 20) – Today is a 9 – Check your course, and then full speed ahead. You’re gaining authority. Create a vibrant image. Decide in favor of good structure. Avoid gluttony or overspending. Find what you need nearby. Take time for your spirit. Gemini (May 21-June 20) – Today is a 6 – Work behind closed doors is most productive. Conclude arrangements and clean up. Revisit the big picture, and consider long-term plans. Keep things simple. Unexpected beauty appears from nowhere. Soak in peaceful reverie. Notice the sunset. Cancer (June 21-July 22) – Today is a 7 – Coordinate scheduling with your team. Parcel out tasks and the load is lighter. You’re gaining good experience. Guard against impulsive behavior. Slow and thorough gets the job done without repeats. Social channels open unexpected doors. Leo (July 23-Aug. 22) – Today is a 7 – Take charge. There could be a test. Avoid unnecessary fuss. Some things won’t have to be done at all. Others help you go further than you would have on your own. Communicate with your networks. Gather support. Virgo (Aug. 23-Sept. 22) – Today is a 7 – Get lost in your studies and research.
Don’t over-extend. Waste not, want not. Slow down, and do the reading. Stay home instead of going out. Work with what others deliver. Prepare a unique dinner. Libra (Sept. 23-Oct. 22) – Today is a 7 – Review shared finances, and make necessary changes. Strategize for long-term growth. Discuss common dreams. Get inspired, and get organized. Proceed with caution. Figure out what the other guy wants. Talk it over before taking action. Scorpio (Oct. 23-Nov. 21) – Today is an 8 – Support and be supported by partners. Strengthen something flimsy at home. Let someone else direct the show. Resist a sense of urgency. Learn from another view. Rest and recharge batteries. Raise your comfort level with small indulgences. Sagittarius (Nov. 22-Dec. 21) – Today is a 9 – There’s plenty to do, so take it one step at a time and avoid distractions. Stay out of somebody else’s argument. Stick to facts. Think twice before borrowing. Complications could arise. Keep things as simple as possible. Capricorn (Dec. 22-Jan. 19) – Today is a 7 – Relax with friends and family. Play a fun game. Passions could get intense. A barrier is dissolving or becoming unimportant. Postpone a risky endeavor. The pace quickens ... step lively, and stay focused. Expand your vision. Aquarius (Jan. 20-Feb. 18) – Today is a 6 – Home and family have your attention. A loved one’s opinion trumps that of an authority figure in a disagreement about priorities. Consider long-term plans, and make improvements you’ve been wanting. Things may not follow plans. Pisces (Feb. 19-March 20) – Today is a 7 – Study, research and write what you’re learning. Explore a subject and share your discoveries. Edit and tighten. Guard against technical glitches. If annoyed, take a walk outside. Don’t throw money at a problem. Talk to your networks. Astrologer Nancy Black continues her mother Linda Black’s legacy horoscopes column. She welcomes comments and questions on Twitter, @lindablack. For more astrological interpretations visit Linda Black Horoscopes and www.nancyblack.com ©2015 BY NANCY BLACK. DISTRIBUTED BY TRIBUNE CONTENT AGENCY, LLC. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED.
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VENICE IN INDIA Neither vulnerable. North deals. NORTH ♠KQ83 ♥KQ ♦ K 10 8 6 ♣872 WEST EAST ♠A ♠742 ♥ 10 9 8 5 ♥J762 ♦ A9 ♦J742 ♣ 10 6 ♣KQJ953 SOUTH ♠ J 10 9 6 5 ♥ A43 ♦Q53 ♣A4 The bidding:
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Opening lead: King of ♣ The Venice Cup, representing supremacy in women’s bridge, was contested late last year in India. The champion was France, in a close match against the USA. Benedicte Cronier is a long-time star of the French women’s team. She was South, in today’s deal. Cronier ducked the opening club lead, but won the club continuation with the ace perforce. She led a heart to dummy’s king, followed by the
king of spades. West won with her ace and reverted to clubs, ruffed by South. Cronier led a spade to dummy’s queen, cashed the queen of hearts, then led a spade to her jack, drawing trumps. Cronier cashed the ace of hearts, discarding a diamond from dummy, and the key moment had arrived — what to do in diamonds? West was known to have started with six clubs, one spade, and at least three hearts. Cronier decided to play West for a doubleton diamond honor. She led a low diamond to dummy’s king as West ducked, then led a low diamond from both hands to crash the now singleton ace from West. Well done. Note that Cronier could have played her queen on the second diamond without loss. West would have been end-played and forced to yield a ruff-sluff. Indeed, West should probably have seen this coming and played her ace of diamonds on the first round of the suit, then exited with her remaining diamond. That would have defeated the contract had partner held the diamond queen. (Bob Jones welcomes readers’ responses sent in care of this newspaper or to Tribune Content Agency, LLC., 16650 Westgrove Dr., Suite 175, Addison, TX 75001. E-mail responses may be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org.)
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THE WEEK AHEAD Monday
•NationalAssociation of HomeBuilders
releaseshousingmarket indexforJanuary. UnitedHealthGroup Inc.reportsquarterly inancialresultsbefore themarketopens. Bankof America Corp.reportsquarterly resultsbeforethemarketopens. DeltaAirLinesInc. reportsquarterlyresults beforethemarketopens. MorganStanleyreportsquarterlyresults beforethemarketopens. NetlixInc.reports quarterlyresultsbefore themarketopens.
Q Single-team television packages to be available this year for the first time.
BY LARRY NEUMEISTER AssociatedPress
NEWYORK–Major LeagueBaseballfansare alreadythewinnersina lawsuitscheduledfortrial thisweekaftertheleague agreedtoletconsumersbuy single-teamtelevisionpackagesfortheirsttime. MLBlawyershavetold aManhattanfederalcourt judgethatfanswillbeable tobuythenewpackagesthis seasonif theydon’tlivein theirfavoriteteam’smarket. Inthepast,consumerswere forcedtobuythegamesof allbaseballteams,because individualteamswerenot soldseparately. Thelawyersnotedinthe courtpapersiledpublicly thatthedesireforsingle-teampackagesseemedto bethedrivingforcebehind the2012class-actionlawsuit broughtonbehalf of fans. Thedecisiontoenable single-teamTVpackagepurchasescameafterlawyers fortheNationalHockey Leaguelastyearsettled theirsideof thecourtcase. TheNHLalsoagreedto letfansbuysingle-team packages. Amessageleftwitha plaintiff ’slawyerwasnot immediatelyreturned Friday.AnMLBspokesman declinedtocomment. Thenewpackageshave notyetbeenpublicly announcedbybaseballand pricinginformationabout themhasnotbeenreleased. Atrialthatwastofeature testimonyfrombaseball’s commissioner,among others,isscheduledtostart
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claims;FreddieMac releasesmortgagerates. SouthwestAirlines Co.reportsquarterlyresultsbeforethemarket opens. UnionPaciicCorp. reportsquarterlyresults beforethemarketopens. AmericanExpress Co.reportsquarterly resultsafterthemarket closes. StarbucksCorp.reportsquarterlyresults afterthemarketcloses.
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ENERGY Rig count down 34 TheU.S.rotaryrig countfromBaker Hugheswasdown34at 664fortheweek.Itis 1,086rigs(62.1%)lower thanlastyear.Rigcount remainsatthelowest levelsincetheweekof Aug.20,1999,whenthere were645activerigs. Thenumberof rotary rigsdrillingforoilwas down20at516.Thereare 905fewerrigstargeting oilthanlastyear.Rigs drillingforoilrepresent 77.7percentof alldrillingactivity.Rigsdirected towardnaturalgaswere down14at148.Thenumberof rigsdrillingfor gasis181lowerthanlast year’slevelof 329.Yearover-yearoilexploration intheU.S.isdown63.7 percent.Gasexploration isdown55.0percent. – wtrg.com
Tara Matthews took over Hatch Studios at 416 N. Main St. in December. Started by Lacy Schechter in September 2013 as a place for artists to sell their work, it has now shifted to primarily a place to create.
‘Hatching’ creative ideas Art venue’s new owner eyes site’s possibilities spacetocreate. “Wedon’tteachart,” Matthewssaid.“Thisis morerecreational,fun HatchStudios,theplace painting.Igetalotof indowntownHutchinson parentsandgrandparents fornonprofessionalartists askingif Icanteach tocomeandcreate,is techniquestokids,butI’m undernewownership. notaprofessional.Ihave TaraMatthewstook tosendthemsomewhere overthebusiness,housed else.Icanofferafew at416N.MainSt.,in pointers,butthisismorea December. hobbyandfunforme.” Shechangedthe Thebusinesshosts businessfromanLLC “wineandpaint”parties, toanInc.,butotherwise birthdayparties,make“we’rekindof staying and-takesessionsand inthesameplace,with otherspecialevents. paintingsandcanvas,” “Nextweekwe’re saidMatthews. tryingtoreachoutwith Originallystartedin somethingnew,with September2013byLacy woodblocks,toseeif peoSchechterasaplacefor pleareinterestedindoing artiststoselltheirwork, othercrafts,”Matthews thefocushasshiftedover timetoprimarilyoffering SeeHATCH /C3
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Company helps crop of farmers think inside the box high-quality,locallygrown andsustainableproduce byfarmingfruitsandvegBOSTON–Shipping etablesinnon-traditional containershavebeenturned spacessuchaswarehouses, intohousing,art,even industrialbuildingsand playgrounds.Now,aBoston containers. companyisrecyclingthem They’reusinghydroponintohigh-techmobilefarms icsandotherlongstanding aspartof anewwaveof methodstogrowplants companieshopingtobring withoutsoilandincormoreinnovationtoagriculporatingtechnologythat ture. automatesmuchof thework FreightFarmsandother andreduceswaste. indooragriculturecom“Thefoodsystemneeds paniesarelookingtomeet tobedesignedaroundtechthegrowingdemandfor nologyandequipmentthat’s
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availabletoday,”saysBrad McNamara,FreightFarms’ CEOandco-founder.“Itwas designed100yearsagowithouttherighttechnologyto reachthelevelthatitneeds to.Thewholesystemneeds tobemodernized.” Thecompanysaysits LeafyGreenMachine helpsfarmersproducea consistentlybountifulcrop– roughlythetypicalyieldof anacreof farmland–while using90percentlesswater, nopesticides,andjust320 squarefeetof space.
Climatecontrols, automatedlightingandirrigationsystems,andmobile appsformonitoringand maintainingcropsremotely alsoallowfarmerstogrow year-roundwithminimal oversight. “Startingafarmisalot toaskof oneperson,”says companypresidentandcofounderJonFriedman.“So we’veputtogetherasystem thatgivesevenanovicethe toolstoproducethousands of plantsandgetthemto market.”
Sofar,FreightFarms customerssaythebeneits outweighthecosts,which includethe$82,000base priceforthe2016model,as wellasanestimated$8,000 to$16,500ayearinelectricity,waterandgrowing supplycosts. “Thebeautyof the FreightFarmisinitsease of useanditsmobility,” saysThomasLaGrassoIII, chief operatingoficerat LaGrassoBros.,aDetroit
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Public Record MUNICIPAL COURT Cases tried Jan. 11 to 15 Tammy L. Bright, 928 E. 10th Ave., drive while license suspended/canceled/revoked, 90 days in jail, $100 ine, $86 court costs, must serve ive days, balance of 85 days conditionally suspended 180 days. Gerald D. Brown, 603 W. 16th Ave., drive uninsured vehicle upon highway or public property, $300 ine, $76 court costs, if defendant provides proof of current insurance within 30 days, city will remit half of ine. Mason J. Campbell, 410 W. Second Ave. #10, fail to provide proof of liability insurance, 30 days in jail, conditionally suspended one year, $300 ine, $136 fees/ costs. Patrick A. Hill, 11 Wheatland Drive, disorderly conduct, 30 days in jail, conditionally suspended 180 days, $100 ine, $76 court costs, no contact
with victim. Gerald E. Howard, 205 E. Ave. A #C, criminal trespass, 30 days in jail, conditionally suspended six months, $75 ine, $77 court costs, no entry upon Holiday Inn Express. Kevin D. Keesling, 312 W. Sixth Ave., drive while license suspended/canceled/revoked, 90 days in jail, $100 ine, $76 court costs, must serve ive days, balance of sentence conditionally suspended 180 days. Erik J. Lamunyon, 528 Fontron, interference with law enforcement, 30 days in jail, conditionally suspended one year, $100 ine, $136 fees/ costs. Gage B. Beasley, 408 E. Ave. B, criminal use of a weapon, 30 days in jail, conditionally suspended one year, $100 ine; interference with law enforcement, 30 days in jail, conditionally suspended one year, $100 ine; disorderly conduct, 30 days in jail, conditionally suspended one
year. Zacariah Q. S. Cullison, 6 Juanita St., South Hutchinson, drive uninsured vehicle upon highway or public property, $300 ine, $77 court costs. Christopher J. Myers, 1508 ½ E. Second Ave., disorderly conduct, 15 days in jail, conditionally suspended six months, $75 ine, $77 court costs. Kimberly R. Reed, 517 N. Washington St., DUI; BAC .08 or more shown by competent evidence; 1st offense STO 30, 90 days in jail, one year probation, $1,000 ine, $456 fees/ costs, must serve 48 hours RCDC followed by ive days house arrest, must complete alcohol treatment and attend DUI Impact Panel. Alisha R. Smith, 1101 N. Washington, endangering a child, 30 days in jail, conditionally suspended 180 days, $75 ine, $86 court costs. Derek I. Trevino, 102 E.
Second Ave. #103, interference with law enforcement, 30 days in jail, conditionally suspended one year, $100 ine, $76 court costs.
William George Rice IV, 24, Hutchinson, and Melissa Sue Albert, 23, Hutchinson. Shawn Michael Bagwell, 32, Hutchinson, and Sara Karlene Rose, 30, Hutchinson.
BURGLARIES AND THEFTS Jan. 11 to 15 200 block E. Ave. B, black 2009 Yamaha Zuma tag KS 63CPW. 1500 block N. Main St., a bicycle. 1900 block E. 17th Ave., misc. merchandise. 300 block N. Main St., services. 300 block W. Seventh Ave., misc. merchandise. 1300 block E. 17th Ave., misc. merchandise.
MARRIAGE LICENSES Clifford John McAllister, 66, Hutchinson, and Janice Kimiko Thornburg, 58, Hutchinson. Laural Lynn Henrici, 48, Hutchinson, and Stacy Lynn Taylor, 44, Hutchinson.
BANKRUPTCIES WICHITA – The following persons from central and southwest Kansas have iled bankruptcy petitions with the federal district court in Kansas. Filings are Chapter 7 unless otherwise noted. Garden City Reagan Willard Kelley and Kelsey Brooke Kelley, aka Kelsey Brooke Ross, assets: $24,865; liabilities: $80,068. Scott Alan Snyder and Jean Marie Snyder, Chapter 13, assets: $259,615; liabilities: $300,260. Harper James Adrian Konkel and Mary Ellen Konkel, assets: $13,632; liabilities: $164,552.
BUSINESS PEOPLE On the heels of an 18 percent increase in loan volume in 2015, Citizens Bank of Kansas is preparing for further growth with two new lenders: Wood Kelly Wood, Kingman, and Tommy Hutson, Medicine Lodge. Wood is a Kingman native who has banking experience Hutson and business experience. He has been an insurance agent and owner of the Kingman General Store. After selling the store, Wood was ready to return to his family roots of banking. Hutson, a graduate of Oklahoma State University, brings banking experience and entrepreneurial experience to his new lending role in Medicine Lodge. In addition to agriculture and commercial lending, Hutson has experience with oil and gas and small business start-ups. Citizens Bank of Kansas takes pride in being a family-owned neighborhood bank for its customers for four generations. Learn more at www.citizensbankofkansas.com. The Kansas Fairgrounds Foundation is pleased to announce the addition of two new members on the Kansas Fairgrounds Foundation Board of Directors: Robert “Bob” Moeder retired in 2013 after a career that spanned 42 years with Dillon Companies Inc. and the Kroger Co. Moeder Moeder managed clothing stores, convenience stores and grocery stores within the company. Rodney McMullen, Kroger’s president at the time of his retirement, credited Moeder for his key role in starting the supermarket fuel program, which today has over 2,000 locations across the U.S. Moeder began his career with Dillon Companies Inc. in 1971, working part-time for Calhoun’s clothing division while attending college in Salina. He accepted an assistant store manager position in 1972 after graduating from Kansas Technical Institute with an associate degree in computer science. He held various marketing and operational positions and was
eventually named president of Calhoun’s in 1984. In 1985, Moeder transferred to Kwik Shop Inc., a convenience store division of Dillon Companies Inc., as assistant director of operations. After two internal promotions, he became executive VP of Kwik Shop in 1991, and in 1995 was promoted to VP of convenience stores and Turkey Hill Dairy for Dillon Companies Inc. As part of a 1999 Kroger restructuring, Moeder was named corporate VP of convenience stores, supermarket petroleum and Turkey Hill Dairy. In 2006, he was named president of the Kroger Central Division, which he ran until he retired in 2013. Before moving to Indiana, Moeder was very active in the Hutchinson community, participating in Leadership Hutchinson in 1990 and Leadership Kansas in 1993. He served on numerous boards and was supportive of the United Way of Reno County and Hutchinson Community College. Moeder and his wife, Marsha, co-chaired a $1.8 million building project for Emanuel Lutheran Church in Hutchinson. While in Indiana, Moeder served on the board of directors of Gleaners Food Bank, was past Operations Committee chairman and was a member of the Blue Ribbon Capital Campaign Committee, which helped raise funding for a new food bank location. In 2011, Moeder was honored to join several community leaders as an honorary advisory board member for the Indianapolis Children’s Choir, 25th anniversary season. Bob and Marsha returned to Hutchinson in 2013. Richard Shank, Hutchinson, was born in Salina and raised on a Saline County farm near New Cambria in north central sHank Kansas. A graduate of Kansas State University with a degree in journalism and mass communications, he has undertaken several careers, including seven years as an assistant to two attorneys general. In 1980, Shank was hired as a manager for Southwestern Bell and spent 30 years with the company, including 21 years as the external affairs director for Hutchinson and 35 other cities and towns in south central and western Kansas. After retiring from the telecommunications industry in 2009, Shank joined Hutchinson Regional
Medical Center as an external affairs representative. Also, he authors a bi-weekly column for The Hutchinson News and is a contributing writer for Hutchinson Magazine. Shank has farming interests in Saline County and in 2003 undertook a 12-year-long project to restore his family farm. He is a longtime participant in the Kansas State Fair, and in August 1994 the Hutchinson City Council named Shank as the city’s ambassador to the state fair, a position he still holds. Shank and his wife, Patti, reside in Hutchinson. The mission of the Kansas Fairgrounds Foundation is to raise funds for the renovation, preservation and beautification of the historical Kansas State Fairgrounds, Hutchinson. Jimmie D. “Jay” Pitzer of Hutchinson has affiliated with Strategic Financial Concepts Inc., a Wichitabased financial services firm with PItzer more than 40 associated representatives in Kansas, Missouri and Arkansas. Pitzer, a lifelong Hutchinson resident, has been in the financial services industry since the mid-1980s. He was with BC Christopher when Fahnestock Securities acquired it in 1990, and he remained part of that firm until joining Edward Jones in 2003. Founded in 1993, Strategic Financial Concepts provides financial services to individuals, businesses, agribusineses and professional practices. Plans are for Pitzer to open an office in Hutchinson in the near future. Until then, he can be reached at (620) 960-0749. Midway Motors, Hutchinson, would like to congratulate Kevin Hall on Salesman of the Year. Hall has been with Midway Motors for two years and does an outstanding job working Hall with his customers. With over two years in automobile sales, Hall goes above and beyond to help his customers. STERLING – Brian Ivie is the featured speaker for The Ross and Fern Freeman Lecture Series for Servant Leadership at 10 a.m. April 22 in Culbertson Auditorium at
Sterling College. Ivie runs Arbella Studios, a film production company dedicated to telling stories that highlight the truth and beauty of the gospel. He is the award-winning IvIe director of “The Drop Box,” a documentary about Pastor Lee Jong-rak, a man who saves children who have been abandoned because of their disabilities. Nearly 300,000 theater attendees across America saw “The Drop Box,” whose theatrical trailer is the most-viewed documentary promo on the Internet, with more than 7 million views. Ivie recently graduated from USC’s School of Cinematic Arts and has been featured in publications such as The Hollywood Reporter, The Blaze, The Washington Times, The Gospel Coalition and Christianity Today. In the fall of 2014, Ivie worked as the second unit director on the Erwin Brothers’ sports film “Woodlawn,” collaborating with talent such as celebrities Jon Voight, Nic Bishop and Sherri Shepherd. The Freeman Lecture Series seeks to educate people on the various values and applications of leadership by highlighting the servant leadership attributes present in others. The lecture, which is free and open to the public, will be in Culbertson Auditorium in Spencer Hall. Those who’d like to attend the lecture should RSVP to Erica Foss in the office of the president at (620) 278-4213 by April 18. NEWTON – Prairie View Inc. welcomes Cherno Bah, a psychiatric mental health nurse practitioner (APRN-PMHNP). Cherno will be primarily responsible for treating adults with acute mental health needs in the inpatient hospital. He holds a master’s degree from Colorado State University, master’s and bachelor’s degrees from Boise State University, an associate’s degree from College of Southern Idaho, and earned his RN certificate from Gambia College School of Nursing. To learn more about Prairie View or to schedule an appointment with a mental health professional, call (800) 992-6292. For more details, see www.prairieview.org.
through a competitive review process as one of sixteen 2016 Rural Health Fellows by the National Rural Health Association. The fellowship is a yearlong, intensive program aimed at developing leaders who can articulate a clear, compelling vision for rural America. The fellows’ first meeting will be during NRHA’s Rural Health Policy Institute Feb. 2-4 in Washington, D.C. Walker joined the staff of the United Methodist Health Ministry Fund in January 2015 with a primary responsibility of guiding the Fund’s strategic direction as the health foundation seeks to broaden its work beyond traditional grantmaking to achieve a more lasting impact on the health of Kansans. A major part of his current work involves managing the Kansas Rural Health Systems Improvement Pilot Project, a $2.6 million project spanning seven sites in western Kansas, which is testing several care coordination and mental health integration models in order to improve rural health care delivery. Amanda Slattery-Dubin has been chosen to provide leadership to the AgTrax product development team, including guidance on current slattery-dubIn and future programming deliverables. Dubin brings her experience from a diverse software background that included stints at new startups as well as long-established firms across multiple industry verticals. Her background will serve AgTrax well as it continues to broaden its presence into multiple agricultural vertical markets. Dubin will be based out of the Hutchinson office.
Aaron Walker, vice president for strategic development at the United Methodist Health Ministry Fund, has been selected
Heartland Credit Union’s Board of Directors has appointed DeAngelo Green to the vacant seat on HCU’s credit committee, which is made up of volunteers from the HCU membership. Green Green, a Hutchinson High School graduate, earned a Bachelor of Science degree in criminal justice from Northeastern State University (Oklahoma). Green is an associate broker/Realtor at Realty Executives 4Results Inc. in Hutchinson, where he and his family live.
single-family residence with finished basement, $220,000 Joshua Alan Kauffman, 2601 Malloy St., finish basement, bedroom and bathroom, $2,000 Roger D. and Denise
Anderson, 201 W. 25th Ave., replace front porch, $1,500 Edith Reed, 1300 Seventh Ave., reroof, $325 Brian E. and Tammy D. Yutzy, 2100 Tyler St., interior remodel and windows, $35,000
BUILDING PERMITS City of Hutchinson and Hieb & Associates LLC, 125 E. Ave. B, City Hall exterior remodel and vestibule addition, $290,428 Training & Evaluation Center, 14 W. Ave. B, Suite C,
remodel suite C, $110,000 Mark Allen and Tina Sayler, 300 W. 11th Ave., two new egress windows, $4,500 Pleasantview Home Improvement, 810 B Forest Garden Circle, new siding,
$7,200 Ward Davis Builders Inc., 414 E. Ave. B, replace front porch, $5,863 Strawn Development Inc. and Strawn Contracting Inc., 2812 Morris Road, new
Hutchinson Brian Thomas Seaquist and Jennifer Lynn Seaquist, aka Jennifer Lynn Kimball, assets: $22,775; liabilities: $137,602. Kingman Brandi D. Reid, Chapter 13, assets: $85,034; liabilities: $140,880. McPherson Craig A. Carson, assets: $5,270; liabilities: $27,614. Newton Emily Grace Klassen, aka Emily Grace Jameson, assets: $14,650; liabilities: $34,500. Partridge Chad Allen Humphrey and Lyndie Marie Humphrey, assets: $23,966; liabilities: $198,658. Chapter 7, liquidation, business or personal; Chapter 11, business reorganization; Chapter 12, farmer reorganization; Chapter 13, personal reorganization. Dba: doing business as; aka: also known as.
Sessions to look at farmers’ markets Q Workshops covering a host of topics aim to aid vendors, managers. BY THE NEWS STAFF
MANHATTAN –The Kansas Department of Agriculture (KDA), K-State Research and Extension and the Kansas Department of Health and Environment will host four regional workshops in 2016 to assist farmers’ market vendors and managers. Kansas farmers’ markets not only provide a fresh food source, but also stimulate the local economy. In 2015, 56 farmers’ markets were registered with KDA’s Central Registration of Farmers’ Markets. “While selling food directly to consumers through farmers’ markets provides growers a chance to tell their farm’s story, there are also legal, safety and financial parameters that farmers need to understand before choosing this marketing tool,” said Londa Nwadike, consumer food safety specialist with K-State Research and Extension and the University of Missouri. Workshop topics will vary slightly by location. Highlighted topics include: Planning your production planting for market season; Food safety requirements and updates; Vendor panels on marketing and other best practices; Value-added food product safety; Accepting non-cash payments (EBT, SFMNP). KDA’s Division of Weights and Measures will also offer free scale certification at the workshops for attendees. Dates and locations are as follows: Jan. 29 – KSU Agriculture Research Center, 1232 240th Ave., Hays. Feb. 6 – KSU Sedgwick County Extension Office, 7001 W. 21st Street N., Wichita. Feb. 20 – KSU Research and Extension Southeast Center, 25092 Ness Rd., Parsons. March 11 – KSU Olathe, 22201 W. Innovation Dr., Olathe. Early-bird registration is $20 and closes 10 days prior to the event. Participants can also register after the early-bird registration or on site for $25. Registration includes lunch. Registration forms can be found at FromtheLandofKansas. com/FMConference or at the local extension offices.
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These budgeting tips can help you spend sanely THE BETTER BUSINESS BUREAU
If you’re like many Americans, you may have resolved to get a handle on your finances this year. Take heart because there is plenty of reason for optimism: You don’t have to reinvent the wheel. There are some triedand-true methods that have worked for many, and they can for you as well. The Better Business Bureau has the following advice for anyone attempting to rein in household budgets during the new year: Do this first It’s vital to get an accurate picture of your current situation. Many are in denial about their spending, waiting until a crisis arises to deal with it. By that point, it can be much too late for effective action. Being proactive makes the most sense. Because our perceptions regarding our spending habits can be off base, a key step in getting things under control is keeping an exact
record of our spending. There are phone apps, computer software programs and even old-fashioned notebooks available to help you do this. Seeing where you are actually spending your money rather than relying on your memory of it, can be an eye-opening and even jolting experience. Categorize Break down your spending into separate categories. The two common main divisions are “necessities” and “luxuries.” “Necessities” include housing, utilities, food and
transportation. Household furnishings, operations like lawn care and housekeeping supplies also fall within this category. A subcategory of “necessities” would be “debt reduction.” This involves credit-card balances, student loans, car payments and any other amounts owed to debtors. “Luxuries” include entertainment, dining out and travel expenses. As the name implies, this category is for anything that isn’t vital. Set up a budget Once you have all of the above information readily available, over a short course of time you will begin to see your spending patterns. You can start identifying fluctuations that require your attention. Questions will arise about why some costs rise, others decrease and which remain stable. These numbers provide the vital information needed as you set up a budget and predict future spending.
Free online tools are available to help you with this part of your process. Just be cautious about sharing personal information with anyone online who may not be trustworthy. Goals Paying down debt and saving for the future are common goals for those working on their budgets. There are two predominant methods for paying down debt. You may either decide to make your goal paying off the smallest balances first (giving you a quicker sense of accomplishment) or you may want to work methodically toward paying off the debt with the biggest interest rate. The latter may take longer but have greater financial advantages for you. What’s important is that you set the goal and stick to it. Online bill pay is a great tool to help you. You don’t have to write checks, buy stamps and mail the payment. Scheduling automatic
Hatch •From Page C1 said. “We’re also getting ceramics in, which are big. A lot of people like to paint ceramics.” Generally, Matthews said, a group will rent the studio for a session, with all supplies provided. For the wine and paint sessions, participants bring their own wine. If it’s arranged as a private party, people under 18 can attend a wine and paint session if they do not drink, although ones sponsored by Matthews are limited to those ages 21 and older. “I’ve always done crafts and projects, and I love it,” said Matthews, 30, explaining how she took over the business. “I had a mutual friend of the previous owner who knew I have a feel for creativity, but also am more stable business-wise. The previous owner was very artistic, but not into getting the word out about the business.” Prior to opening the studio, Matthews, a graduate of Nickerson High School who studied architectural drafting in college, worked for a granite company in Florida. She returned here to raise her children and she worked in daycare. “I’m good at working with kids,” she said. “It’s fun for families to
MLB •From Page C1 Tuesday, but the case seems likely to settle. In November, Judge Shira Scheindlin urged both sides to work toward a settlement after MLB lawyer Beth A. Wilkinson said the league had decided to implement the same terms that were reached by the NHL even without a settlement in place. “We’re at a bit of a loss of why we can’t come to a resolution,” Wilkinson said then. Scheindlin ruled in 2013 that baseball could not use its antitrust exemption to defend against the lawsuit. The lawsuits had claimed
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Hatch Studios, 416 N. Main St., is now primarily a place for people to create works of art.
bring their kids into the studio and do what they want.” Besides painting, she enjoys creating home décor items “out of old things,” Matthews said. Bookings determine
studio hours. The building is available weekdays, although weekends are more active. “I will schedule classes during the week,” Matthews said. “Private parties can book themselves online and pick what they want to paint. A private party requires a minimum of eight people. If they want to do different size canvases, or other things to paint, the price will range on how much they cost.” Birthday parties, she said, generally involve a $50 rental fee, and then $10 per
that the leagues’ clubs and some television broadcast entities collude to eliminate competition in the airing of games on the Internet and on television. Baseball had defended a system of issuing television contracts developed decades ago that was designed to protect each baseball team’s region from competitors. More recently, baseball has multiplied options for fans so that they can get games on various electronic devices. “Make no mistake, this mission is not altruistic,” baseball’s lawyers said in court papers written last month. “Baseball faces fierce competition, including from other sports offerings and an increasing slate of non-sports entertainment and leisure
options.” Last month, plaintiffs’ lawyer Edward Diver wrote in court papers that baseball had created a monopoly that cheats fans because out-ofmarket games can only be obtained through the league at prices the league chooses. He said the current system resulted after MLB agreed in the early 1980s to divide the country into geographic territories so only one or a few teams could distribute game in any area. “Here again, the very purpose of the agreement is to create this monopoly power: to insulate teams from competition and increase their ability to market their product without any fear of being outcompeted by other baseball teams,” Diver wrote.
IF YOU GO Hatch Studios Inc. 416 N. Main St. (620) 474-2062 or 960-4307 www.hatchstudios hutchinson.com.
child for supplies. “There’s space available to do the birthday cake and presents and all that,” she said. “I’m still trying to get organized to reach out to schools and organizations, to get more going during the day.”
payments also helps you avoid late fees and penalties. You can avoid devastating new debts by saving up for those things that most often cause them – holiday spending, vacation spending and emergencies like home repairs, large appliance breakdowns, getting the car fixed, medical expenses and job loss. Start small and gradually
increase savings amounts. For success, it is vital that you develop the savings habit and do not veer from it. With perseverance and planning, your household budget can be the best tool in your toolbox for remodeling your financial future. If you have questions about developing your family budget, call the BBB at (800) 856-2417 or visit its website, bbbinc.org.
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FOOD INSPECTIONS Playa Azul Inc., 701 E. 30th Ave. Follow-up, Jan 5, number of priority violations: 0 McDonald’s Restaurant, 603 E. 30th St. Licensing, Jan. 7, number of priority violations: Proper cooking time and temperatures: Hamburger patties cooked and ready to serve at 140 degrees. Person in charge trashed 12 hamburger patties. Fryer timer was set longer. Tested patties were at 161 degrees. McDonald’s Restaurant, 1006 S. Main St. South Hutchinson Licensing, Jan. 8, number of priority violations: 0 McDonald’s Restaurant, 20 E. Fourth St. Licensing, Jan. 8, number of priority violations: 0 Ritas Italian Ice & Custard, 2221 N. Lorraine Complaint, Jan 6, number of priority violations: 1 Proper date marking and disposition: In the two-door beverage air reach in, there was an opened gallon of milk with no date. According to the manager, the gallon of milk was opened on Dec. 4 (corrected on site – labeled).
Box •From Page C1 produce wholesaler that’s been growing lettuce in its unit since September. “We harvest to meet our customers’ daily needs. You cannot have it any fresher.” Launched in 2010, Freight Farms is considered a pioneer of container farms. About a half-dozen other companies in the U.S. offer them, including CropBox in Clinton, North Carolina; Growtainers in Dallas; and PodPonics in Atlanta. Freight Farms has sold 54 Leafy Green Machines, with ones already in operation on Google’s campus in Mountain View, California; Stony Brook University on Long Island; and Four Burgers, a restaurant in Cambridge, Massachusetts. Most Freight Farm customers are growing high turnover, compact crops the company recommends – lettuce; hearty greens like kale, cabbage and Swiss chard; and herbs like mint, basil and oregano – and selling them to local restaurants and groceries and at community markets, according to McNamara and Friedman. Jon Niedzielski, who heads the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Farm Service Agency in Massachusetts, says his office has already approved
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Freight Farms co-founder Jon Friedman positions a seedling tower under a red light inside a freight container converted into a vegetable garden in Boston. The company is repurposing shipping containers as mobile farms. Freight Farms sells 320-square-foot containers equipped with high-tech hydroponic equipment that’s capable of producing the typical yield for two acres of farmland in any climate, and uses 90 percent less water. a handful of loans to farmers using Freight Farms’ containers. “Efficient, hydroponic systems that need little open space can make a lot of sense, particularly in urban areas with lots of potential consumers willing to pay top dollar, year-round, for lettuce and herbs,” he says. Industry experts caution that upfront costs and annual operational expenses like electricity for lighting
systems that often run 18 hours a day can mean slim profit margins for would-be farmers. But they also suggest technological advances are helping make indoor growing more feasible. “I think it will take some development to make these systems truly sustainable,” says Andrew Carter, an urban agriculture consultant in New York and North American
BUSINESS BRIEFS Small-business center plans host of workshops WICHITA – Wichita State University’s Small Business Development Center will offer several workshops in the next two months. The sessions cost $20 each unless otherwise stated and are at WSU’s Hughes Metropolitan Complex, Oliver and 29th streets. To register, call (316) 978-3193. “Meeting the 3 M’s: Learning the Basics of Marketing, Management and Money”: 10 a.m. to noon Jan. 29 and March 7; 1 to 3 p.m. Jan. 20, Feb. 8 and 25; and 3 to 5 p.m. Feb. 16. The cost is free. “Quick Start Business Planning”: 10 a.m. to noon Feb. 18; 1 to 3 p.m. Feb. 1; and 3 to 5 p.m. March 1. The cost is free. State tax workshops: 1 to 4:30 p.m. Jan. 26; 8:30 a.m. to noon Feb. 29. The sessions are free. State tax workshop for contractors: 9 to 11:30 a.m. Jan. 26; 1:30 to 4 p.m. Feb. 29. It’s free. “Drafting a Provisional Patent”: 3 to 5 p.m. Feb. 11. The cost is free. “Launch a Home-based Business”: 10 a.m. to noon Feb. 16. The cost is free. “How to Start a Food Business, Part 1: Restaurants and Food Trucks”: 1 to 2:30 p.m. Feb. 17. The cost is $10. “How to Start a Food Business: Part 2: Catering to Selling Specialty Food Items”: 2:30 to 4 p.m. Feb. 17. The cost is $10. “Funding Your Business”: 1 to 3 p.m. Feb. 23. “Low- and No-cost Marketing Workshop”: 3 to 5 p.m. Feb. 23. “Project Management: On Time, On Target, On Budget”: 1 to 3 p.m. Feb. 24. “Records Management: What You Really Need to Know”: 3 to 5 p.m. Feb. 24.
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Upcoming sessions to eye international trade Area businesses with an eye on global trade can benefit from a series of four upcoming workshops sponsored by Kansas Global Trade Services. The workshops in February and March will feature national experts who will provide advanced educational information to Wichita area businesses on a wide range of topics dealing with international trade. The workshops are timely as the region strives to capitalize on its export-dependent economy. About 25 percent (36,417 export-supported jobs) of the Wichita economy is dependent on exports. Kansas Global, a Wichita-based nonprofit organization, helps companies sustain and grow international trade through consultation, education, promotion, research and communication. The workshop agenda includes: Doing Business with
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Mexico: This workshop is targeted at aerospace, manufacturers, engineers, business owners and international managers. Topics include: NAFTAcompliant cross border transactions, new Mexican regulations and current industry updates. Scarbrough International, a team of international logistics experts, will present the workshop Feb. 4 from 12:30 to 5 p.m. at the Wichita Art Museum, 1400 W. Museum Boulevard. The workshop will be followed by a 4-to-5 p.m. networking session, with complimentary spirits from Tallgrass Brewing. International Expansion and Tax Updates: Targeted at CEOs, C level executives, business advisors and international businesses, this workshop will cover market-entry challenges and tax issues. Attendees will receive valuable information for companies expanding operations around the world, as well as those exploring global growth opportunities. Up to three CPE credits in the taxes fields of study. The workshop will be presented by BKD CPAs and advisors on Feb. 18 at the First Floor Conference Room, 1551 N. Waterfront Parkway, Wichita. A networking reception will follow. Automated Commercial Environment (ACE) Will Become the Single Window: You will be impacted if you electronically submit import or export manifest data to CBP. Groups most likely to be impacted: carriers, brokers, freight forwarders, service centers, exporters. The current Automated Export System (AES) filing system will completely shut off Feb. 28. The workshop will train on how the portal works, how to run reports, how to maintain changes to shipment information, and interacting with government agencies via ACE. Scarbrough International will present the workshop on March 3 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Big Brothers Big Sisters, 310 E. Second St., Wichita. A networking reception will follow. Export Compliance/ ITAR and EAR Updates: Targeted at advanced machinery manufacturers and aerospace employees in sales, shipping and leadership, this workshop is an intermediate-level two-day course presented by Daniel Squire, U.S. Commerce Department, and Linda Smith, U.S. Defense Department. Co-sponsor is Andrew Anderson, director of the U.S. Commercial Service. It will be offered March 8-9 form 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Wichita Workforce Center, 2021 N. Amidon, Ave #1100, Wichita. Doing Business with Mexico, International Expansion and Tax Updates and Automated Commercial Environment (ACE) Will Become the Single Window:
Kansas Global members and university students: $50; nonmembers: $65. Export Compliance/ ITAR and EAR Updates: Kansas Global members and university students: $150; nonmembers: $175. Kansas STEP grant will cover up to $50 per person for any of these export training courses. Companies have to fill out an application prior to attending. http:// kansascommerce.com/ STEP Register at www.kansasglobal.org. Additional information about the seminars can be obtained from Holli Schletzbaum at Kansas Global. schletzbaum@ kansasglobal.org or (316) 264-5982.
College to serve as testing center for insurance entity McPHERSON – Central Christian College of Kansas announced that The Institutes of Malvern, Pa., the leading professional development source for the U.S. insurance industry, has approved the college to serve as an official onsite testing center for The Institutes as of Jan. 1. This follows the launching of the first Risk Management Insurance major at Central Christian College, the first of its kind in the state of Kansas. This fall, six new students declared risk management as their intended major, commencing the first class of students. Furthermore, 22 students are enrolled in the introductory insurance course, which will be offered this coming spring at Central Christian College. This program began as a response to local, state and national demand for qualified insurance professionals. Farmers Alliance Companies
contacted Dr. David Ferrell, Business Department chair, several years ago about the possibility of offering courses on campus to fulfill an employment gap due to large numbers of Farmers Alliance employees scheduled to retire over the next five to 10 years. This eventually led to a full major in risk management and insurance patterned after leading universities in the country. The Bureau of Labor Statistics projects the need for 290,000 positions nationally in all areas of insurance by 2022. Farmers Alliance provides the professionals to teach the insurance courses. The first three insurance courses, along with an ethics component, leads to a professional designation, the Associate of General Insurance (AINS), recognized throughout the insurance industry. The successful completion of the appropriate onsite exams qualifies the student to receive the designation and gives the recipient an advantage in the insurance employment market. These same courses are offered to the public. Courses are taught by seasoned professionals from Farmers Alliance. The next course is AINS 21, Introduction to Risk Management and Insurance, starting Monday, Feb. 1, at 7:30 a.m., meeting Monday, Wednesday, and Friday through early May. This course, combined with AINS 22 (Personal Insurance) and AINS 23 (Commercial Insurance) will lead to the AINS. If you are interested in creating a career in the insurance industry or you desire more details on available courses, contact Ferrell at (620) 241-0723, ext. 348, or email him at david.ferrell@ centralchristian.edu.
region manager for the Germany-based Association for Vertical Farming. “But I’m a firm believer in indoor
agriculture and small-scale growing and think it will supply healthy, sustainable, and local food.”
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WHEAT (CBOT) 5,000 bu minimum- cents per bushel Mar 16 769 456 484.25 462.50 473.75 May 16 765.75 461.75 489 468 478.50 Est.sales 584,934. Fri’s sales 386,833 Fri’s open int. 396,209, -9,704 WINTER WHEAT (CBOT) 5,000 bu minimum- cents per bushel Mar 16 451.75 481.75 457 474 Est.sales 173,530. Fri’s sales 145,723 Fri’s open int. 211,242, +4,234 CORN (CBOT) 5,000 bu minimum- cents per bushel Mar 16 512 348.50 363.75 349.50 363.25 May 16 514.25 354.25 368.50 355.25 367.50 Est.sales 1,793,780. Fri’s sales 1,119,430 Fri’s open int. 1,392,459, +27,473 SOYBEANS (CBOT) 5,000 bu minimum- cents per bushel Mar 16 1216.25 847 884.50 857.25 879 May 16 1216.25 853.50 885.25 860 878.75 Est.sales 1,019,703. Fri’s sales 830,339 Fri’s open int. 667,781, -1,467 LIGHT SWEET CRUDE (NYMX) 1,000 bbl.- dollars per bbl. Feb 16 95.88 29.13 33.40 29.13 29.42 Mar 16 98.11 30.06 34.31 30.06 30.39 Est.sales 6,407,295. Fri’s sales 4,044,879 Fri’s open int. 1,701,160, -47,889 HEATING OIL (NYMX) 42,000 gal, cents per gal Feb 16 293.28 93.28 105.30 93.28 93.43 Est.sales 846,352. Fri’s sales 761,445 Fri’s open int. 350,030, +8,602 GOLD (COMX) 100 troy oz.- dollars per troy oz. Jan 16 1147.70 1045.70 1107.90 1073.70 1091.50 Feb 16 1346.50 1045.40 1108.30 1071.10 1090.70 Est.sales 1,077,105. Fri’s sales 797,135 Fri’s open int. 414,149, -11,510
C6 Sunday, January 17, 2016
The Hutchinson News
Opinion Editorial Board John D. MontgoMery / Editor-PublishEr ron SylveSter / Managing Editor JaSon ProbSt / nEws Editor Jeff Myrick / CoPy Editor
State of the Disunion Obama didn’t make a more united America; we the people now tasked
resident Barack Obama gave a good self-assessment of his presidency during his final State of the Union speech. He owned up to the biggest failure of his eight years – failing to unite a deeply divided nation, calling it a lasting disappointment. “It’s one of the few regrets of my presidency, that the rancor and suspicion between the parties has gotten worse instead of better,” Obama said, adding that “a president with the gifts of Lincoln or Roosevelt might have better bridged the divide.” He is right. His presidency was a failure in this respect. It might not have been so except that he campaigned in 2008 on “hope and change,” and it was his theme that we “are not red states and blue states but the United States” that resonated with an electorate yearning for change. Maybe he set the bar too high, or maybe we the citizenry had too high of expectations. But eight years later, the reality is that the divide is wider and deeper. He either didn’t have the skills to unite the country or it was an impossible task. That said, America is hardly the nation on the brink of complete collapse that so many
Republican candidates portray it to be – using their debate Thursday to sling most of the arrows at a man who isn’t running for office and will retire at the end of the year. Obama inherited a nation in its worst financial condition since the Great Depression and oversaw an economic recovery with more job growth than the Bush I and Bush II presidencies combined. It didn’t get turned around overnight, and it hasn’t been especially robust, but this country’s economy was in shambles in 2008 and is stable today. Obama also inherited two wars, and while he’s reduced the level of U.S. engagement, U.S. military presence remains in the Middle East, and Islamic terrorism is no less a threat today. The state of the Union is better today than it was eight years ago, but indeed Obama was no Lincoln or Roosevelt. He had the oratory skills of Kennedy but maybe set himself up to be a disappointment because he promised so much. And most of all, he didn’t prove to be a uniter. He instead was a divider. We as Americans never should stop dreaming of being a better nation, but we can’t expect any ordinary man to unite us. We’ve got to start doing that ourselves.
Tattooed troopers Opinions likely will vary on the issue, so survey is good
ansas has a shortage of Kansas Highway Patrol troopers that is well-known. The patrol is currently understaffed by about 80 troopers for its 500 positions. Many counties don’t have a trooper, and several efforts are underway to address that. One seeks additional money from fees to provide better pay for troopers. The patrol itself is contemplating another, which is more colorful. Currently, those applying for positions as troopers are immediately disqualified if they have visible tattoos. That prohibition has been in place since 2008, and it’s unknown how many would-be troopers have been turned away because of it. It’s also unknown how many people have chosen not to apply because of the tattoo ban. It’s good that the patrol is at least thinking about doing away with the no-tattoo rule. It’s even better that the public is being asked its opinion on the matter. Residents can do that by going online to take a short survey (http://
goo.gl/forms/vyf3JAkwDL). It’s available through Jan. 29. The demographic question on age might be the most interesting one, as older people could be against the tattooed troopers, while the younger crowd, which is much more accustomed to tattoos, likely doesn’t have a problem with it. Another question is whether or not the person taking the survey has a tattoo. Of course, the survey also includes questions pertaining to the law enforcement angle. For example, respondents are asked if they agree or disagree with such statements as “The Kansas Highway Patrol should only allow tattoos that are covered by the uniform” and “Tattoos distract from a law enforcement officer’s professionalism.” Another question regards the appropriateness of tattoos that troopers can have in various categories. Those include nudity, profanity, religious images and a wedding band. The patrol hasn’t said if it will amend its rule based on the survey. But at least opinions are being sought. Thanks for asking.
Can Legislature find courage to be truthful? Gov. Sam Brownback and they backed down. The governor many members of the Kansas will never admit that his plan Legislature seem to have a very isn’t working, because doing so real struggle with the concepts of erodes the basis of conservative truth and courage. economic ideology: All things are The state’s budget is in shammade better by tax cuts for the bles. Despite reducing revenue wealthiest. expectations, transferring hunBut the truth is that one cannot Jason Probst dreds of millions from other state sever an entire segment of its funds and raising the state’s sales income without suffering some tax, Kansas still faces a budget consequences. That doesn’t work shortfall of roughly $100 million, for families or business, and it which our Constitution says must doesn’t work for government, be addressed forthwith. either. To hear Brownback and his Like all problems, no solution most loyal legislative followers is found in denial or avoidance. tell it, however, the blame for this It is time for this assembled budget shortfall lands squarely on group of public servants to meet the shoulders of President Barack the challenges and demands of Obama and his “failed economic their offices and do the work of Theodore Roosevelt policies.” ordinary Kansans – not that of The truth is that every single the governor or the state’s biggest one of Kansas’ budget problems problem, what have the governor business lobbyists. has been created or made worse and lawmakers done? Taken Having the truth in hand – that by the 2012 elimination of income nearly hundreds of millions the governor’s tax plan has been taxes on businesses, which from the Kansas Department of a plague on the state of Kansas chopped down one leg of the Transportation, raided a fund and that to save a few people state’s balanced three-legged stool set up for children’s programs, some money required costing of taxation and put more pressure raised various state fees, cut most people more – should give on property and sales lawmakers the courtaxes. age to do what is State General Fund This truth was recog- – FY 2017 (July 1, 2016, to June 30, 2017) right: Repeal the tax nized last session, when cuts and force the Estimated revenue already includes several lawmakers sug- Beginning balance $ – governor to stand $180 million in one-time transfers. Estimated revenue $6,286 gested that it was time alone, with only his to reconsider the tax veto pen, in support $6,286 Total available cuts in the face of overof his failed ecoLegislative Research number that includes approved expenditures plus required additions whelming evidence that nomic experiment for Medicaid and school finance. they had both damaged Expenditures for Kansas. $6,461 the state’s ability to fiHowever deterBy law, the ending balance is supposed to be $(175) Ending balance at least 7.5% of expenditures or $485 million. nance itself and had not mined Brownback produced the economic might be, he is no (Dollars in millions) growth Brownback match for couraSource: Duane Goossen, Kansas Center for Economic Growth JH/The News promised. geous lawmakers Small, independent retailers services for the state’s most armed with truth or voters armed know this to be true as well. vulnerable, reduced state eduwith knowledge. If lawmakers While some may enjoy the savcation spending, bonded more have the courage to do this, they ings from the income tax cuts, long-term debt, and explored can proudly return to their conthey also know that shoppers’ how to raise more taxes from the stituents and say that their closing spending isn’t as robust when state’s farm land. Oh, and they schools, their increased poverty, sales tax are high. passed the largest tax increase their deteriorating infrastructure Likewise, every property owner in Kansas history that falls disand increased taxes belong alone knows this to be true. Local propproportionately on the poor and to the governor, the architect and erty taxes have risen as the state middle class. shepherd of a grand experiment has reduced its spending, robbed They have done everything with the lives of every person in other funds or deployed accountexcept squarely face the root Kansas that has proved to be a ing gimmicks in an attempt to problem. failure. keep pace with falling revenue. Those lawmakers who saw the Jason Probst is news editor for Faced with this truth, and light last year were met with a The Hutchinson News. Email: with a clear solution to this quick and hard veto warning, so email@example.com.
“If you could kick the person in the pants responsible for most of your trouble, you wouldn’t sit for a month.”
New Year’s resolutions The beginning of a new year provides the opportunity to look back and resolve to improve. Improvement means kicking bad habits for some, losing weight, or some other positive life change. Here in Kansas, the New Year of renewal is punctuated by a new legislative session, which gaveled open earlier this week. What New Year’s resolutions have Kansas political figures chosen? I have some ideas: The Kansas Legislature: Stop Procrastinating. The House should have learned from last year’s exercise in hubris that they must address their issues early. Waiting until late in the session to produce a budget and panicking into overtime gave the legislature a black eye from which it has not recovered. In an election year, legislators simply cannot afford more bad publicity. The Legislature should vow not to waste daylight in 2016. The Kansas Department of the Budget Consensus Revenue Estimating Group: Adopting a New Forecasting Model. The “Glide Path to Zero” tax plan has been brutal on the Kansas budget, but the optics of revenues are worthy of attention as well. The Consensus Revenue Estimating Group (CREG) has over-estimated state revenues for almost every month of the last two years. News reports of below-expected revenues have dogged the Brownback Administration and have called the CREG’s ability to forecast into doubt. It’s hard enough to budget
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Chapman Rackaway under declining revenues but when income fails to make expectation it’s even harder. The Kansas Democratic Party: Decisiveness. The Democrats in Kansas have a decision to make. Go all-in on trying to pick off state legislators in 2016 or continue working on their organization in preparation for an all-out assault on the Governor’s mansion for 2018. But the time to decide is now. After snatching defeat from the jaws of victory in 2014, Democrats in the state have had some time to lick wounds and reflect on their missed opportunities. Making a wise decision to focus their attention on not making the same mistakes of 2014 would make a Democratic candidate for governor much more viable in 2018, when Governor Sam Brownback is barred from seeking office again. Lt. Gov. Jeff Colyer: Get to Know Me. Lieutenant governors are often as visible as Wonder Woman’s plane, and Colyer has only been an exception when his contributions to the Brownback re-election effort came under scrutiny. But Colyer has recently raised his profile, largely testing
the waters for a 2018 gubernatorial run. Colyer’s tenure has been undistinguished, but in a multi-way Republican primary his connections to the state GOP machinery could be a significant advantage. Colyer’s biggest issue, besides the campaign contributions, is low name recognition versus other viable Republican possibilities like Attorney General Derek Schmidt and Secretary and State Kris Kobach. So if Colyer is serious about a run in 2018, he needs to start sharing his story with Kansas. Moderate Kansas Republicans: Aggression. Since being decimated in 2012, moderate Republicans have kept a low profile, which some interpreted as their demise. However, five moderate Republicans have already filed against incumbents for the August primaries, suggesting that the center-right might be in play for a return to the Legislature in 2016. To do so, though, they will need a strong candidate base, and even stronger campaign infrastructure. Without an aggressive campaign, moderates will not have the success they are striving for in 2016. Kansas is facing great challenges, and looking back on the travails of the last five years give political figures a good opportunity to figure out how to make 2016 a better year. For all our sakes, best of luck to them all. Chapman Rackaway is a professor of political science at Fort Hays State University.
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Sunday, January 17, 2016 C7
ON THE RIGHT
Nikki Haley living in Fantasyland
Hillary Clinton: Slip slidin’ away
Nikki Haley’s 44th birthday is this week. You would think her a little old for fairytales. But a bizarre, little-reported remark the South Carolina governor made last week suggests that Haley lives in Fantasyland, at least insofar as American history is concerned. The comment in question came the day after her Tuesday night speech in response to President Obama’s State of the Union address, in which she cuffed Donald Trump for his strident anti-Muslim, anti-immigrant bigotry. Haley told reporters, “When you’ve got immigrants who are coming here legally, we’ve never in the history of this country passed any laws or done anything based on race or religion.” Some observers found that an astonishing thing for her to say as chief executive of the first state to secede from the Union in defense of slavery, a state that embraced segregation until forced to change by the federal government. Others observed that any fair reading of Haley’s quote makes it pretty clear she was speaking only in the context of legal immigration. They’re right. The problem is, even if you concede that point, Haley is still grotesquely wrong. She thinks no immigration laws have been passed “based on race or religion”? What about: The Naturalization Act of 1790, which extended citizenship to “any alien, being a free white person...”? Or the Chinese Exclusion Act of 1882, whose title and intent are self-explanatory? Or the Immigration Act of 1917, which banned immigrants from East Asia and the Pacific? Or Ozawa v. U.S., the 1922 Supreme Court decision which declared that Japanese immigrants could not be naturalized? So yes, however you slice it, Haley is wrong and Haley is ignorant. But one wonders if Haley is to blame. Americans, the historian Ray Arsenault once said, live by “mythic conceptions of what they think happened” in the past. And as school systems, under pressure from conservative school boards, retreat from teaching that which embarrasses the nation’s self-image, as textbooks are scrubbed of painfully inconvenient truths, as standards requiring the teaching of only “positive aspects” of American history are imposed, we find those mythic conceptions encroaching reality to a troubling degree. Suddenly, slaves become immigrants and settlers. The Civil War has nothing to do with slavery. Martin Luther King becomes a tea party member. And America has never passed laws “based on race and religion.” Yes, Haley’s ignorance might be willful. There’s surely a lot of that going around. But it might also be that she’s simply part of that generation which has been taught fairytales under the guise of history. Such teaching will leave you comfortably indoctrinated in a kind of civic mythology – and wholly unprepared to interpret or contextualize what’s happening before your eyes. To wit: What makes Donald Trump’s proposed restrictions on Muslims troubling is not that they represent the coming of something new, but the return of something old, a shameful strain in the American psyche that we have seen too many times before. It is not a deviation from America, but the very stuff of America, an ugly scapegoating that has too often besmirched our character. This is something all of us should know, but do not. As a state official, perhaps a candidate for vice president, perhaps eventually a president of the United States, Nikki Haley might someday change history. It would be good if she understood it first. Email Leonard Pitts at email@example.com.
“Slip slidin’ away Slip slidin’ away You know the nearer your destination The more you’re slip slidin’ away.” – Paul Simon
The state of the presidency: spent WASHINGTON – President Obama’s Tuesday night address to Congress was less about the state of the union than the state of the presidency. And the state of this presidency is spent. The signs of intellectual exhaustion were everywhere. Consider just three. After taking credit for success in Syria, raising American stature abroad and prevailing against the Islamic State – one claim more surreal than the next – Obama was forced to repair to his most wellworn talking point: “If you doubt America’s commitment – or mine – to see that justice is done, just ask Osama bin Laden.” Really? Five years later, that’s all you’ve got? Indeed, it is. What else can Obama say? Talk about Crimea? Cite Yemen, Libya, Iraq, the South China Sea, the return of the Taliban? “Surveys show our standing around the world is higher than when I was elected to this office,” Obama boasted. Surveys, mind you. As if superpower influence is a Miss Universe contest. As if the world doesn’t see our allies adrift, our enemies on the march and our sailors kneeling, hands behind their heads, in front of armed Iranians, then forced to apologize on camera. (And our secretary of state expressing appreciation to Iran after their subsequent release.) On the domestic side, Obama’s agenda was fairly short, in keeping with his lame-duck status. It was still startling when he worked up a passion for a great “new moonshot”: curing cancer. Is there a more hackneyed national-greatness cliche than the idea that if we can walk on the moon ... ? Or a more hackneyed facsimile of vision than being “the nation that cures cancer”? Do Obama’s
Charles Krauthammer speechwriters not know that it was Richard Nixon who first declared a war on cancer – in 1971? But to see just how bare is the cupboard of ideas of the nation’s most vaunted liberal visionary, we had to wait for the stunning anachronism that was the speech finale. It was designed for inspiration and uplift. And for some liberal observers, it actually worked. They were thrilled by the soaring tones as Obama called for, yes, a new politics – a post-partisan spirit of mutual understanding, rational discourse and respect for one’s opponents. Why, it was hope and change all over again. You’d have thought we were back in 2008 with Obama’s moving, stirring promise of a new and higher politics that had young people swooning in the aisles and a TV anchor thrilling up the leg – and gave Obama the White House. Or even further back to 2004, when Obama electrified the nation with his Democratic convention speech: “There’s not a black America and white America and Latino America and Asian America; there’s the United States of America.” Tuesday night, Obama did an undisguised, almost phrase-forphrase reprise of that old promise. Earnestly, he urged us to “see ourselves not, first and foremost, as black or white, or Asian or Latino, not as gay or straight, immigrant or native born, not as Democrats or Republicans, but as Americans first.” On cue, various commentators
were moved by this sermon summoning our better angels. Good grief. I can understand falling for this 12 years ago. But now? A cheap self-quotation, a rhetorical mulligan, from a man who had two presidential terms to act on that transformative vision and instead gave us the most divisive, partisan, tendentious presidency since Nixon. Rational discourse and respect for one’s opponents? This is a man who campaigned up and down the country throughout 2011 and 2012 saying that he cares about posterity, Republicans only about power. The man who accused opponents of his Iran treaty of “making common cause” with Iranians “chanting death to America.” The man who, after Paul Ryan proposed a courageous, controversial entitlement reform, gave a presidential address – with Ryan, invited by the White House, seated in the first row – calling his ideas un-American. In a final touch of irony, Obama included in his wistful rediscovery of a more elevated politics an expression of reverence for, of all things, how “our founders distributed power between ... branches of government.” This after years of repeatedly usurping Congress’ legislative power with unilateral executive orders and regulations on everything from criminal justice to climate change to immigration (already halted by the courts). There is wisdom to the 22nd Amendment. After two terms, presidents are spent. Nothing shows it like a State of the Union valedictory repeating the hollow promises of the yesteryear candidate – as if the intervening presidency had never occurred. Charles Krauthammer’s email address is letters@charleskrauthammer. com.
It’s happening again. The “inevitability” of Hillary Clinton’s presidential candidacy may not be so inevitable after all. Unlike eight years ago when Barack Obama beat her for the Democratic nomination and ultimately won the office Hillary and her supporters believed she was entitled to, this time her main opponent is not just Sen. Bernie Sanders, a socialist, it is Hillary Clinton herself. Serious investigations into Richard Nixon’s Watergate crimes did not begin until after his landslide win in 1972. With Clinton, damaging investigations are occurring in the middle of her campaign. Catherine Herridge, chief intelligence correspondent for the Fox News Channel, reports: “The FBI investigation into Hillary Clinton’s use of private email as secretary of state has expanded to look at whether the possible ‘intersection’ of Clinton Foundation work and State Department business may have violated public corruption laws, three intelligence sources not authorized to speak on the record told Fox News. This track is in addition to the focus on classified material found on Clinton’s personal server.” As Investors.com notes, “Hillary Clinton’s support among Democrats nationally has taken a serious tumble, falling eight points to 43 percent, according to the latest IBD/TIPP Poll. Support for her chief rival, Bernie Sanders, rose six points to 39 percent. As a result, Clinton’s lead over Sanders, which had been 18 points, is now just four points.” According to a new poll, Clinton and Sanders are in tight races in both Iowa and New Hampshire. With less than three weeks before the Iowa caucuses, such numbers are not good news for any candidate, especially Clinton, whose veracity and job record in the various offices and positions she has held are anything but stellar. Very quickly, she has gone from big mo, to slow mo, to no mo. Americans wisely don’t fully trust politicians of either party, but Hillary Clinton suffers more than most. Last August, a Quinnipiac University poll found that only 34 percent of those surveyed believed Clinton is “honest and trustworthy.” Peter A. Brown, assistant director of the poll, reports CNN.com, said that Clinton is experiencing a “continuing slide” with how she is “perceived by voters who continue to say she is not honest and trustworthy.” Democrats are likely worried not just about whether Clinton can win the nomination – odds still favor that – but whether she will be further damaged by the FBI probes and whether that damage could possibly lead to an indictment, as some Republicans hope. Donald Trump has added to Clinton’s woes by bringing up her husband’s past behavior toward women at a time when she has positioned herself as the women’s champion. Voices are being heard among the political classes about the possibility of replacing Clinton on the ticket with Vice President Joe Biden should that become necessary. Such a move could severely impair the Democrat’s ability to win the female vote. In a highly unpredictable political year, the scenario would take unpredictability to a new level. I saw a bumper sticker recently that proclaimed the driver was “Ready for Hillary.” With the candidate’s disapproval numbers rising and her approval numbers slip slidin’ away, it doesn’t appear that too many other voters are, in fact, ready. Email Cal Thomas at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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COLORADO Today, a 10 percent chance of snow before 11 a.m. Mostly cloudy. Tonight, partly cloudy, with a low around 24. South southwest wind around 6 mph. Monday, partly sunny.
KANSAS Today, a chance of flurries. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 22. North northeast wind 13 to Tonight, a slight chance of flurries after midnight. Monday, mostly sunny.
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Kansas State seeks leadership academy applicants Q It’s an intensive four-day educational experience to gain animal-science knowledge. BY THE NEWS STAFF
MANHATTAN – Students from across the country with an interest in the livestock industry and related careers can apply now for the Kansas State University Animal Sciences Leadership Academy. The academy is an intensive four-day educational experience designed to enhance the leadership skills and animal science knowledge of students in ninth through 12th grades. Hosted by the K-State
Department of Animal Sciences and Industry and sponsored by the Livestock and Meat Industry Council, the academy’s goal is to develop young leaders within the livestock industry and prepare them for a successful future in this field. “The experiences gained through KASLA will help develop your understanding of the industry and ignite your potential as a young leader in agriculture,” said 2015 participant Molly Bertz of Mayview, Missouri. “I would highly recommend participation. Whether you come from a strong agricultural background or are curious to learn more about the
Advanced beef cattle classes set Q K-State, Kansas Beef Council partnering to provide training sessions. BY THE NEWS STAFF
MANHATTAN – The Beef Cattle Institute at Kansas State University and the Kansas Beef Council are partnering to host three additional advanced beef cattle care and health training sessions throughout Kansas during February. The Beef Checkofffunded sessions will provide beef producers and veterinarians with up-to-date standards and technologies to improve animal welfare and food safety. Dave Rethorst, veterinarian and outreach director with the Beef Cattle Institute, will lead the training sessions. The February meetings will be hosted at 6 p.m. and are scheduled for the following dates and locations: Feb. 3 – Oberlin Livestock Auction, Oberlin Feb. 10 – Manhattan Commission Co., Manhattan Feb. 24 – Fredonia Livestock Auction, Fredonia Previously, the organizations announced January meetings. These will also begin at 6 p.m. and are scheduled for the following dates and locations: Jan. 18 – Pratt Livestock Inc., Pratt Jan. 21 – Anderson County Livestock Auction, Garnett Producers and veterinarians will receive Beef Quality Assurance (BQA) training and information relevant to the cow-calf, stocker and feedlot industry segments; animal husbandry best management practices; and downed animal care and humane euthanasia training. In addition, stockmanship principles and low-stress cattle-handling techniques will be studied. All producers and veterinarians who attend will earn BQA certification. BQA certification is valid for three years. Each workshop is free of charge and includes a
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complimentary meal. Pre-registration one week or more prior to the event is requested by contacting the Beef Cattle Institute at 785-564-7459 or email email@example.com. edu. Walk-in attendees are welcome but are not guaranteed a meal. The Beef Cattle Institute was founded in 2007 to provide beef industry stakeholders with the most current education, research and outreach available in the beef industry. The BCI offers certificates and tools to aid producers in managing a successful beef business. The Kansas Beef Council administers the $1-per-head Beef Checkoff in Kansas. Funds are used for research, educational activities and promotion of beef and beef products. Twenty-nine cattle producer volunteers from Kansas serve on the executive committee and direct how checkoff funds are utilized.
industry, KASLA is providing students with an inside view of the food production system.” Sessions will take place June 8-11 and June 29-July 2 in Manhattan. Students may apply for one or both dates as their schedule allows. Applications are due April 1, and can be found at http://www. YouthLivestock.KSU.edu. The program’s itinerary will feature interactive workshops, tours and faculty mentor time with animal science professors. Industry leaders will also join the participants frequently to share their knowledge and expertise. Throughout the week, participants will work in teams to evaluate
current events within the animal science industry and educate others. This experience will culminate with team presentations and a closing reception on Saturday morning. The program also focuses on developing personal leadership skills through workshops and activities. “One of my favorite parts of KASLA was learning more about our individual strengths through the StrengthsFinder assessment,” Bertz said. “As we learned more about our strengths, we were also able to learn how to capitalize on them and use them effectively in group settings, such as the agriculture issues team project. KASLA
truly developed us as leaders in the agriculture industry.” Only 20 students will be accepted for each session to ensure individualized attention from counselors, professors and industry leaders. Participants will stay on campus in university housing with program staff for the duration of the event. Transportation to and from the event is the responsibility of the participant, along with a $50 deposit to reserve his or her space. The Livestock and Meat Industry Council generously provides all other sponsorships. Please contact academy director Sharon Breiner with questions at sbreiner@ksu. eduor 785-532-6533.
Sorghum production schools offered in February BY THE NEWS STAFF
MANHATTAN – A series of four Kansas State University Sorghum Production Schools will be offered in early February to provide in-depth training for sorghum producers. The one-day schools will cover current production issues facing sorghum producers, said Ignacio Ciampitti. Topics will include weed control strategies, crop production practices, soil fertility and nutrient management, insect control, irrigation, limited irrigation and iron chlorosis (at western Kansas schools), and risk management. The schools will begin at 9 a.m. and end at 3 p.m., and
include a farmer panel at the end of each school. The dates and locations are: Feb. 2: Scott City, Wm. Carpenter 4-H Building, 608 N Fairground Rd – John Beckman, agriculture extension agent, Scott County, firstname.lastname@example.org, (620) 872-2930; Feb. 3: Phillipsburg, Phillips County Fair Building, 1481 US-183 – Cody Miller, crop production extension agent, Phillips-Rooks District, email@example.com, (785) 543-6845; Feb. 4: Ellsworth, American Legion Post 174, 645 W 15th St – Michelle Buchanan, crop production extension agent, Midway District, mbuchanan@ksu. edu, (785) 472-4442; and
Risk marketing workshop to be on Jan. 26 BY THE NEWS STAFF
RAM II (Advanced Risk-Assessed Marketing) workshop, sponsored by K-State Research and Extension, Sedgwick County Extension and K-State University Dept. of Agricultural Economics, will be held from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Jan. 26 at Sedgwick County Extension 4-H Hall, 7001 W. 21st St. North in
Wichita. Speakers include Art Barnaby and Dan O’Brien. Cost is $15 in advance, includes lunch and RAM materials; $20 after deadline or at the door. Register deadline is Jan. 19. Register at http:// tinyurl.com/2016ram2workshop or send registrations to: Zach Simon, Sedgwick County Extension, 7001 W 21st St. N, Wichita, KS 67205, phone (316) 660-0100 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Feb. 5: Emporia, Bowyer Community Building, 2650 W US Hwy 50 – Brian Rees, agriculture extension agent, Lyon County, email@example.com, (6200 341-3220. Lunch will be provided, courtesy of several sponsors. There is no cost to attend, but participants are asked to pre-register before Jan. 29. Online registration is available at K-State Sorghum Schools: http://bit.ly/ KSSORGHUMSchools. An alternative to online registration is to email or call the nearest local K-State Research and Extension
office for the location you plan to attend. The 2016 schools are sponsored by Kansas Grain Sorghum Commission. All the schools will offer Crop Certified Advisor and Commercial Pesticide Applicator credits. For more information, contact the nearest K-State area extension agronomist, or: Jill Barnhardt, Kansas Grain Sorghum Commission, firstname.lastname@example.org; Ignacio Ciampitti, K-State crop production specialist, email@example.com; or Curtis Thompson, K-State weed management specialist, firstname.lastname@example.org.
Sports THE HUTCHINSON NEWS
HCC WOMEN’S 22 TURNOVERS DON’T SLOW THEM DOWN, D2 BLUE DRAGON MEN END 3 GAME LOSING STREAK, D2
SUNDAY, JANUARY 17, 2016
Finished at Foxborough
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Kansas City’s Husain Abdullah and Tyvon Branch push Patriots quarterback Tom Brady out of bounds short of the goal line in the first half on Saturday in Foxborough, Mass.
Chiefs’ magical run haulted by Brady, Patriots, time management BY DENNIS WASZAK JR. AP Sports Writer
OXBOROUGH, Mass. – The Kansas City Chiefs’ comeback attempt came up short – and took way too long. Trailing the New England Patriots by two touchdowns, Alex Smith and the offense burned more than 5 minutes off the clock to score, a mismanaged try that left the Chiefs with a 27-20 loss on Saturday that ended their 11-game winning streak. “It’s a fine line of getting into the best play and just keep going at the line of scrimmage,” Smith said. “It would’ve been nice to get a score before the two-minute warning. It would’ve helped tremendously with three timeouts. It probably hurt us there.” The Chiefs (12-6) were at the Patriots 20-yard line with 3 minutes left when Smith completed a 19-yard pass to Albert Wilson. Andy Reid called for a run, and Charcandrick West lost a yard. Then came the two-minute warning. “We wanted to get a play off right there. We had 20 seconds,” Reid said. “It was 2:20 on the clock. We wanted to make sure that we got our best personnel in for that play and we didn’t get that done.” A false start penalty on left tackle
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New England Patriots defensive tackle Akiem Hicks chases Kansas City Chiefs quarterback Alex Smith in the first half. Eric Fisher followed. Jason Avant caught a 4-yard pass to put the ball at the 3, and a defensive pass interference penalty on Logan Ryan put the Chiefs back at the 1. After an incomplete pass, West ran it in for a touchdown – but there was only 1:13 left in the game.
“We went hurry-up offense,” Reid said. “You normally do that when you’re down by two scores. Time was of the essence. We got down to the 1-yard line and ended up going backward.” A desperation onside kick by the Chiefs was recovered by Rob
A home win and signs that Nickerson cares BY KELTON BROOKS The Hutchinson News email@example.com
On a chilly night in Nickerson Tuesday, coach Brittany Hines was trying to assess the warmth of the home crowd as if reality of the Panther Blue had eluded her. It was an odd sense of unfamiliarity as she soaked in the appreciative ovation as the fans trickled in to view the first home game in two weeks. “It’s nice to be able to get back on our home floor finally,” Hines said before Tuesday’s game against
Gronkowski, and Kansas City never got another chance. “It gives us a great example of where we need to be,” Reid said. The Chiefs were trying to get to the AFC championship game for the first time since the 1993 season, but there were simply too many mistakes – the type Kansas City rarely made during its franchise-record streak. And, the Patriots capitalized. “There were probably a lot of opportunities that we left out on the field,” safety Eric Berry said. In Kansas City’s first five trips into New England territory, the Chiefs managed just two field goals by Cairo Santos. There was also the 19-yard punt return by Frankie Hammond Jr. that gave the Chiefs the ball at the Patriots 36. They lost a yard and were forced to punt on the three-and-out. “You’ve got to be able to take advantage of that when it comes,” Smith said. “You don’t know when you’re going to get opportunities like that with that kind of field position, right on the fringe of field-goal range. I mean, if you get any yards there, you’ve probably got points and we weren’t able to do anything.” Smith finished 29 of 50 for 246 yards with a touchdown, but clearly missed
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Tomac’s clutch shot helps to salt away needed win BY BRAD HALLIER The Hutchinson News firstname.lastname@example.org
Halstead. “It seems like it has been forever. We’re just going to try to protect home floor.” It was around 450-odd miles or so ago when the Panthers traveled the roads to-and-fro from Nickerson to Lincoln. The Panthers
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Nickerson’s Leslie Ortiz, left, Denis Ortiz, center, and Sophie Mader, right, lead their team off the court following their 43-41 See PANTHERS / D3 overtime win against Halstead on Tuesday in Nickerson.
WICHITA – The shot went up, and Hutchinson High coach Casey Stiggins was in disbelief. “No, no!” Stiggins shouted when junior Micah Tomac took an open 15-footer with about a minute left Saturday morning at Koch Arena. The Salthawks led Wichita North by two, and Stiggins would have preferred Tomac attack
the basket. Stiggins’ frustration quickly turned into a smile of relief. Tomac’s shot went in, giving Hutchinson a much-needed basket, and the Salthawks held on for a 44-41 win at the WATC Basketball Challenge for their second win of the season. “It ended up being a huge shot,” Stiggins said with a smile. While the shot went in,
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WHAT, WHEN, WHERE BASKETBALL Jan. 23-24-MAYB tournament in Wichita for boys and girls in grades 3-12. Three games guaranteed. Register at www. mayb.com or call (316) 284-0354. Jan. 23-24-MAYB tournament in Great Bend for boys and girls in grades 3-12. Three games guaranteed. Register at www.mayb.com or call (316) 284-0354. Jan. 30-31-MAYB tournament in Buhler for boys and girls in grades 3-12. Three games guaranteed. Register at www. mayb.com or call (316) 284-0354. Jan. 30-31-MAYB tournament in Wichita for boys and girls in grades 3-12. Three games guaranteed. Register at www. mayb.com or call (316) 284-0354. Feb. 2-Entry deadline for Minneapolis Lionbackers youth tournament Feb. 13, for boys and girls in grades 4-6. Three games guaranteed. Individual awards for top three inishers in each 6 team division (or larger). Contact Tamala Lott, 426 Meadowlark Dr., Minneapolis, call (785) 392-2785, or email email@example.com. Feb. 6-7-MAYB tournament in Wichita for boys and girls in grades 3-12. Three games guaranteed. Register at www. mayb.com or call (316) 284-0354. Feb. 6-7-MAYB tournament in Emporia for boys and girls in grades 3-12. Three games guaranteed. Register at www. mayb.com or call (316) 284-0354. Feb. 6-7-MAYB tournament in Lindsborg for boys and girls in grades 3-12. Three games guaranteed. Register at www. mayb.com or call (316) 284-0354. Feb. 6-7-MAYB tournament in Kingman for boys and girls in grades 3-12. Three games guaranteed. Register at www. mayb.com or call (316) 284-0354. Feb. 13-14-MAYB tournament in Hutchinson for boys and girls in grades 3-12. Three games guaranteed. Register at www.mayb.com or call (316) 284-0354. Feb. 13-14-MAYB tournament in Wichita for boys and girls in grades 3-12. Three games guaranteed. Register at www. mayb.com or call (316) 284-0354. Feb. 15-Registration deadline for USSSA 6th grade girls tournament Feb. 20, at Central Christian College Gymnasium in McPherson. Limited to irst eight teams. Three games guaranteed. For more information, call (620) 755-3709, email Reddirtsports@yahoo.com, or look online at https://www.facebook.com/reddirhoops. Feb. 20-21-MAYB tournament in Salina for boys and girls in grades 3-12. Three games guaranteed. Register at www.
mayb.com or call (316) 284-0354. Feb. 20-21-MAYB tournament in Newton for boys and girls in grades 3-12. Three games guaranteed. Register at www. mayb.com or call (316) 284-0354. Ongoing-X-Press Basketball Academy, for boys and girls in grades 2-6, is taking registrations for Skill and Team Development. Sign up at the Hutchinson YMCA, or call Darrin Regier at 620-662-1203 for more information. SOCCER Now-Feb. 9-Drop-in indoor futsal for youth ages 4-12 at Memorial Hall, Hutchinson. Drop-in cost is $4 each session. Meets Tuesday nights; new soccer skills taught each week. Ages 4-6 meet 6-7 p.m. and ages 7-12 meet 7:15-8:15. To register, stop by Hutch Rec at 17 E. 1st; by phone at 663-6179; online at www.hutchrec.com. SOFTBALL Now-The Central Kansas Crushers, a baseball and softball academy based at Inman, is now conducting private tryouts for its 8U and 10U softball teams. The Crushers take youth and teach them life skills through the game. Teams are able to practice throughout the season in the 365 Sports Complex – an indoor training facility at Inman. For more information or to ill out a tryout form, visit www. centralkansascrushers.com. MISCELLANEOUS Feb. 1-29-Karate/Mixed Martial Arts for youth ages 4-18, at Elmdale Wellness Center, 400 E. Ave. E. Classes meet Mon., Tues., Wed., 4:15-5:15 p.m. Family discounts available. Stop by Hutch Rec at 17 E. 1st; go online at www. hutchrec.com or call 663-6179 for details or to register. Feb. 5-Deadline for new Ultimate Frisbee League for adults, Feb. 12-April 15, Fridays at Rice Park. Register either as an individual and be placed on a team, or as a team (7 members co-rec). Stop by Hutch Rec at 17 E. 1st; go online at www.hutchrec.com or call 663-6179 for details or to register. Now-Hutch Rec Wellness Center Fitness Classes. Various registration itness classes offer at Elmdale, 400 E. Ave. E. Stop by Elmdale; go online at www.hutchrec.com or call 663-6179 for details or to register. To submit an entry, write to P.O. Box 190, Hutchinson, KS 67504-0190, fax the information to 662-4186, call the sports department at 694-5742 or 1-800-766-5742 or send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org. Events are limited to ive weeks in advance of deadline.
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Hutchinson High sophomore Kasey Hazell shoots the ball during the WATC Basketball Challenge against Wichita North on Saturday at Wichita State University’s Charles Koch Arena.
Hutch • From Page D1 even Tomac conceded that she perhaps should have done something different. “That was probably a shot I shouldn’t have taken,” Tomac said. “I’m glad it went in, or I would have been in some trouble.” The Salthawks were in trouble up to that point. They led by as many as 12 points in the third quarter and 10 points in the fourth quarter. But like on Friday in a two-point loss to Salina South, the Salthawks failed to put the game away when they had a comfortable lead. When Marissa Evans had a steal and layup with 2:50 left in the game, Wichita North was down just 40-38. North even had two chances to tie or go ahead. “We’ve just got to learn how finish games,” Stiggins said. “We haven’t been in this position often. We need to work in practice on time and score situations. We built a 12-point lead, but then we started getting lackadaisical with the ball.”
Hutchinson at least shot the ball with confidence most of the game. Eight different Salthawks scored, and they got two 3-pointers from Brooke Ackley, and one each from Connor Atkinson and Kaylee Buckaloo. “After we woke up in the first half, we hit some shots and got a good cushion,” Ackley said. “That was good because they came back on us in the fourth quarter. If we hadn’t made those shots, we would have been in trouble.” Kind of like Tomac had she missed that clutch shot. Chaliese Scales started the play with a two-on-one fastbreak. Scales drove to the free-throw line and saw Tomac wide open on the baseline. North’s Alex Condit was defending, and she opted to stay with Scales. Tomac looked at the basket and didn’t hesitate dropping in the biggest shot of the game. HUTCHINSON 44, WICHITA NORTH 41 HUTCHINSON (2-6) Scales 2-3 0-3 4, Wessel 0-3 0-0 0, Ackley 2-7 2-2 8, Hazell 4-10 4-7 12, Atkinson 2-7 3-11 8, Tomac 2-3 0-0 4, Heley 1-5 1-2 3, Middleton 1-1 0-0 2, Regier 0-1 0-0 0, Buckaloo 1-3 0-0 3. Totals 14-43 10-25 44 WICHITA NORTH (1-7) Brown 5-12 2-4 13, Cardona 1-2 0-0 3, Evans 6-15 5-9 18, Jones 2-2 0-2 4, Condit 1-4 0-0 2, McFaul 0-2 0-0 0, Moose 0-0 0-0 0, Huber 0-1 1-2 1. Totals 15-37 8-17 41
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Hutchinson’s Connor Atkinson shoots over Wichita North’s Imani Jones on Saturday. Hutchinson 4 10 18 12 -44 North 4 5 16 16 -44 3-point goals: Hutchinson 4-14 (Ackley 2-5, Buckaloo 1-3, Atkinson 1-5, Wessel 0-1). North 3-12 (Cardona 1-1, Evans
1-5, Brown 1-5, Huber 0-1). Rebounds: Hutchinson 38 (Hazell 11), North 28 (Evans 6). Turnovers: Hutchinson 15, North 13. Total fouls: Hutchinson 14, North 20. Fouled out: Ackley, Jones
THE QUICK HIT HUTCHINSON 44, WICHITA NORTH 41 KEY STAT: Hutchinson had eight different players make at least one field goal, showing a balanced scoring attack not seen often this season. TURNING POINT: Tied 6-6 early in the second quarter, Hutchinson went on an 8-0 run, and Connor Atkinson’s 12-foot jumper gave the Salthawks a lead they never
relinquished. PLAYERS OF THE GAME: The Hutchinson bench was the difference. Micah Tomac, Abbey Hefley, Jordan Middleton, Madyson Regier and Kaylee Buckaloo combined to score 12 points and grab 12 rebounds. Compare that to North’s bench, which combined for one point and six rebounds.
SHE SAID IT: “We really needed this. We’ll use it as a confidence booster to get us back up after some tough losses.” Hutchinson junior guard Brooke Ackley. UP NEXT: Hutchinson (2-6) will travel to Maize South on Friday, while Wichita North (1-7) plays host to Bishop Carroll on Tuesday.
Simons sparks HCC men in road win at Colby BY KYLE MCCASKEY The Hutchinson News firstname.lastname@example.org
COLBY – When a team needs to stop a three-game losing streak, the seldom used guard deep on the bench may not be the first place to look to try to scavenger up energy, but for Hutchinson Community College men’s basketball, it was the right place to look. Sophomore Ty Simons might never stick out on the stat sheet – he had one point and four rebounds in six minutes of game action. But Simons was in the thick of it as the No. 10 Blue Dragons (17-3, 6-3 in the Jayhawk) pulled away for a walloping 96-69 victory over Colby (12-7, 5-4) on Saturday. “We know he works hard in practice,” said Hutchinson freshman guard Samajae Haynes-Jones. “It reflects in game situations, and he gave us big minutes out there.” Hutchinson found itself in foul trouble early at the guard position. James Conley, in his first start of the season, picked up two fouls 56 seconds into the game. Sophomore Akbar Hoffman later was mired in fouls, too. Simons played sparingly in 11 previous games, but he was had his team’s trust. “I had confidence Ty could step in and take that spot,” said Hutchinson coach Steve Eck. “I had no hesitation to put him in.” Hutchinson held a 21-14 lead when arguably Colby’s
THE QUICK HIT NO. 10 HUTCHINSON CC MEN 96, COLBY CC 69 KEY STAT: Colby’s Hassan Attia, the Trojans’ best post presence, only played 8 minutes, 27 seconds of the first half due to foul trouble. TURNING POINT: Colby used a 6-0 run to pull within 16 with 11:48 to go in the game. With Hutchinson’s recent struggles, it could have been worrisome, but the Blue Dragons came out of a timeout with a 6-0
run of their own in less than a minute to pull their lead back to 22. PLAYER OF THE GAME: Hutchinson’s Samajae Haynes-Jones came out firing early, knocking down three 3-pointers as the Blue Dragons built a 19-9 lead. Haynes-Jones finished with 23 points on 7-of11 shooting and added three steals. HE SAID IT: “Just take pride in defense and
rebounding ... When I’m called on, I’m going to play with energy and do what I do.” – Hutchinson reserve guard Ty Simons. UP NEXT: The Blue Dragons (17-3, 6-3 in the Jayhawk) face Seward County (15-4, 5-3) at the Sports Arena on Wednesday. Colby (12-7, 5-4) is on the road at conference leader Barton (14-5, 6-2).
“It feels so good to get a win. For real. I hate losing, and everyone else in that locker room hates losing.” HCC’s Ty Simons two best players, Brian Starr and Hassan Attia, picked up their second fouls within 10 seconds of each other with 8:39 left in the first half. It then became a battle of who had the deeper bench. It was Hutchinson, with Simons as the spark. “Ty gets rebounds in practice. He gets rebounds in games when he shouldn’t,” Eck said. With Attia and Starr playing only sporadically down the stretch of the first half, Hutchinson turned the momentum their way. The Blue Dragons extended their lead to 20 by halftime. “I guess it’s more frustration that we didn’t come
Dragon women win big despite 22 turnovers
out and act like we wanted to play basketball in the first 20 minutes of the first half,” said Colby coach Rusty Grafel. “We played maybe three minutes of basketball the whole game.” Simons was vital to Hutchinson’s surge to end the first half. He twice slithered around taller defenders to chase down offensive rebounds. He played strong defense. Perhaps most importantly, he just gave the Blue Dragons a burst of energy and tenacity, the kind that a team needs when it is trying block out the frustrations that come with a losing streak.
“It feels so good to get a win. For real,” Simons said. “I hate losing, and everyone else in that locker room hates losing.” NO. 10 HUTCHINSON CC 96, COLBY CC 69 Hutchinson CC (17-3, 6-3) Juiston 5-10 1-2 11, Conley 1-1 0-1 2, Hoffman 5-10 1-2 13, Ahmed 7-13 4-6 20, Haynes-Jones 7-11 5-6 23, Dennis 0-0 1-2 1, Simons 0-0 1-2 1, Emery 2-5 7-8 11, Douvier 0-0 0-0 0, Aly 3-4 0-0 6, Webster 0-0 0-0 0, Pinder 3-7 0-0 6, Clark 0-0 0-0 0, Murdock 1-1 0-0 2. Totals 34-62 20-29 96. Colby CC (12-7, 5-4) Obanya 7-13 2-6 18, Cuthbertson 1-4 1-1 3, Starr 4-12 3-7 11, Anei 1-3 1-2 4, Hrencher 0-1 0-0 0, Gunnels 1-1 0-1 2, VosOtin 1-3 0-0 2, Smith 0-0 0-0 0, Leydig 1-5 0-1 2, Ismail 2-8 1-2 5, Goldsby 0-0 0-0 0, Abdur-Rahim 1-5 1-1 3, Motley 1-4 0-0 2, Tubbs 0-1 0-0 0. Totals 27-70 12-24 69. Halftime score: Hutchinson 47, Colby 27. 3-point ield goals: Hutchinson 8-15 (Hoffman 2-5, Ahmed 2-5, Haynes-Jones 4-5); Colby 3-16 (Obanya 2-4, Cuthbertson 0-2, Starr 0-4, Anei 1-1, Hrencher 0-1, Vos-Otin 0-1, Leydig 0-3). Rebounds: Hutchinson 50 (Ahmed 10); Colby 35 (Attia 10). Assists: Hutchinson 16 (Hoffman, Emery 5); Colby 12 (Starr 4). Turnovers: Hutchinson 28; Colby 26. Attendance: 350.
COLBY – Hutchinson Community College freshman Lakin Preisner nearly made it the entire game without a turnover, but with nine seconds left, an errant pass toward teammate Inja Butina was intercepted by Colby. The No. 8 Blue Dragons were infected with the turnover bug, and almost no one was immune. “We did a very poor job of taking care of the basketball,” said Hutchinson coach John Ontjes. “We made very poor decisions everywhere on the floor, from our guards to our high post play.” Hutchinson (18-1, 8-1 in the Jayhawk) won comfortably anyway against a Colby (4-16, 0-9) squad not equipped to take advantage of the Blue Dragons’ carelessness. Hutchinson picked up an 85-54 road win, but did so in spite of 22 turnovers. That tied for the Blue Dragons’ season high in giveaways. “I think it was a onetime thing,” Preisner said. “I really don’t know, but I hope it was a one-time thing.” Hutchinson freshman guard Shayla DeGarmo was the only player to avoid a turnover for Hutchinson while playing nearly 20 minutes. Preisner’s late lapse in judgement was her lone turnover in 35 minutes of game time. They were the exceptions, not the norm. The rest of their teammates each had at least two. Kirea Rogers turned the ball over five times in 14 minutes. Kyla Williams and Inja Butina both committed four turnovers, though Butina minimized damage with seven assists. “It is a four-hour drive, but no excuses,” DeGarmo said. For their part, the Blue Dragons put the game away early. After Colby’s Amber Perryman sank a 3-pointer to cut the Trojans’ deficit to 8-5,
Hutchinson steamrolled Colby with 16 straight points. That was polished off by eight consecutive points from Hutchinson’s Taylor Stahly, including two 3-pointers. Stahly finished with a game-high 22 points, including 6-for-11 from long range. The final margin overshadowed Hutchinson’s mistakes. “Frustrated, yes,” Preisner said. “I know everyone has those couple turnovers, but I feel like some of them weren’t seeing the defense.” The Blue Dragons committed eight turnovers in the first nine minutes of the game. They quickly coughed up four more in the first 3 1/2 minutes of the third quarter. “To say that there was a great effort by our ballclub in the middle of January, when we want to play our best basketball – it was not,” Ontjes said. Colby, for its part, deserved some credit. Active hands poked away 14 steals. It was not enough for the Trojans, a team that averages 50 points per game. But if Hutchinson is similarly sloppy against No. 22 Seward County on Wednesday – a team that hangs 77 points per game – Hutchinson will have a hard time separating. “That was not one of our better games, I think. Personally, I think we overlooked them,” Preisner said. “We were not good passers. That’s not going to get us a win against Seward.” NO. 8 HUTCHINSON CC 85, COLBY CC 54 Hutchinson CC (18-1, 8-1) Preisner 4-8 4-4 14, Butina 3-5 4-4 11, Terry 2-4 0-0 5, Madden 6-8 1-1 13, Stahly 7-12 2-2 22, DeGarmo 1-7 0-0 2, Williams 6-7 2-2 14, Rogers 1-4 2-2 4. Totals 30-55 15-15 85. Colby CC (4-16, 0-9) Johnson 0-0 0-0 0, Curry 4-11 1-1 12, Herman 1-1 1-2 3, Thomas 2-8 3-6 8, Baker 0-1 0-0 0, Dennis 3-7 0-3 6, Tucker 4-8 0-0 11, Muniz 0-2 3-4 3, Perryman 2-11 4-6 9, Schwartz 0-8 2-2 2. Totals 16-57 14-24 54. Halftime score: Hutchinson 45, Colby 25. 3-point ield goals: Hutchinson 10-26 (Preisner 2-5, Butina 1-2, Terry 1-3, Stahly 6-11, DeGarmo 0-5); Colby 8-30 (Curry 3-10, Thomas 1-4, Baker 0-1, Dennis 0-1, Tucker 3-5, Muniz 0-1, Perryman 1-5, Schwartz 0-3). Rebounds: Hutchinson 48 (Williams 11); Colby 23 (Perryman 6). Assists: Hutchinson 24 (Butina 7); Colby 12 (Herman 4). Turnovers: Hutchinson 22; Colby 15. Attendance: 250.
THE QUICK HIT HCC WOMEN 85, COLBY 54 KEY STAT: The Blue Dragons doubled up Colby on the glass, out rebounding the Trojans 48-23. TURNING POINT: After a 3-pointer cut Hutchinson’s lead to 8-5, the Blue Dragons ran off the next 16 points for a 19-point edge. PLAYER OF THE GAME: Hutchinson’s Lakin Preisner was her team’s best all-around player this game, filling her plate with 14 points, 10 rebounds, six assists, three steals and two blocks. She only committed one turnover. SHE SAID IT: “I think some people, yes. Some people sleep on the bus. They get drowsy. They’re still on the bus, as coach would put it.” – Hutchinson’s Lakin Preisner on if the drive to Colby affects players. UP NEXT: Hutchinson (18-1, 8-1 in the Jayhawk) is back home for a showdown of ranked teams against No. 22 Seward County (14-4, 6-2) on Wednesday. Colby (4-16, 0-9) has an 11-game losing streak as it travels to Barton (10-9, 2-6).
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Kansas City Chiefs cornerback Marcus Peters breaks up a pass intended for New England Patriots wide receiver Julian Edelman in the second half of a divisional playoff game on Saturday in Foxborough, Mass.
Chiefs •From Page D1 a healthy Jeremy Maclin, who was in and out of the lineup after being questionable with a sprained ankle. Maclin was limited to two catches for 23 yards. “I appreciate him for going out there and trying to go,” Smith said of Maclin. “No one expected it. It was pretty gutty.” Maclin said he pushed his ankle as far as he could, considering the season was on the line. “I tried to play, and I did,” he said. “And then it came to a point where the pain kind of took over and it was time for me to come out of the game.” Travis Kelce led the Chiefs with six catches for just 23 yards, while Wilson had five receptions for 57 yards and a touchdown. Chris Conley also had five catches as Smith connected with 10 receivers. New England (13-4) will meet the winner of Sunday’s game between the Pittsburgh Steelers and the Denver Broncos for a spot in Super Bowl 50. The Patriots are trying to become the first team to win back-toback NFL titles since they did it in 2003-04. “It’s pretty special to get back to another AFC championship game,” said Tom Brady, who will play in his 10th conference title game. “It’s pretty cool. It’s hard to do, man.” After spending the past two weeks recovering from knee and back injuries, Gronkowski caught seven passes for 83 yards,
Chiefs mum on Pederson reports to Eagles BY DENNIS WASZAK JR. AP Sports Writer
FOXBOROUGH, Mass. – The Kansas City Chiefs will miss Doug Pederson – if he’s leaving. The team was mum on reports the offensive Pederson coordinator is in line to replace Chip Kelly as coach of the Philadelphia Eagles. The Chiefs’ season ended Saturday with a 2720 loss to the New England Patriots. “We’ll see how things roll here in the next couple of days,” said Chiefs coach Andy Reid, who coached the Eagles for 14 years before being fired after the 2012 season and coming to Kansas City in 2013.
The 47-year-old Pederson has been regarded as an up-and-coming head coach candidate, and The Associated Press reported Thursday he had accepted an offer to become Philadelphia’s coach, according to a person with knowledge of the decision. The person spoke on condition of anonymity because the Eagles had not officially announced the hiring, needing to wait for the conclusion of the Chiefs’ season. Pederson has been Reid’s offensive coordinator with the Chiefs after previously serving under him for four seasons in Philadelphia, first as offensive quality control coordinator and then quarterbacks coach. “I know he interviewed for the job and you hear all the reports and this and that, obviously all unofficial,” Chiefs quarterback Alex Smith said. “If that’s
the case, I’m happy for him. He’s the real deal, a really, really good coach. He’s going to be a great head coach, if that’s the case. Just has that quality about him, that coolness, he can relate to players. I think he will be great at it.” Pederson played quarterback for 12 seasons in the NFL, mostly as a backup – a role in which he performed for seven years behind Brett Favre in Green Bay. “He’s the man,” Chiefs tight end Travis Kelce said. “We love him just as much as any coach on here. We know how important he is and how valuable he is. Obviously, I wish him the best of luck over there in Philly, and I know he’ll be a great coach. I think he’s ready for anything that anybody throws at him. That guy works harder than anybody I’ve ever seen.”
“I appreciate him for going out there and trying to go. No one expected it. It was pretty gutty.” Alex Smith on Jeremy Maclin playing including touchdowns from 8 and 16 yards. Julian Edelman returned from a broken foot to catch 10 passes for 100 yards for New England. After trading punts twice, the Patriots started on their 2 when punt returner Danny Amendola was flagged for a helmet-first hit to coverage man Jamell Fleming. The drive was in danger of stalling at the Kansas City
35 when Chiefs linebacker Dezman Moses hit Brady late and was called for roughing the passer. Four plays later, unable to find an open receiver, Brady sprinted – sort of – for the corner of the end zone. The Chiefs managed to keep him out, but only for one more play. On the next snap, Brady leaned forward and reached into the end zone to make it 14-3.
Patriots defensive lineman Chandler Jones forced Knile Davis’ fumble on the Chiefs’ first possession of the second half, then Brady added another touchdown pass to Gronkowski to make it 21-6. “I never felt we were out of it,” Reid said. “That’s not how I felt in this game. That’s why I look forward to the next opportunity that we have like this.”
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Nickerson head coach Brittany Hines holds up three fingers for three wins as she and assistant coaches Kim Patterson and Sean Bueford greet their team in the locker room following their overtime win against Halstead on Tuesday.
The Nickerson bench celebrates a basket by Tara Davis during overtime.
prowled in the lowly lit elementary school gym finishing 2-1 in the tournament to secure their first win after going 0-42 in the past two seasons. Nickerson was in its infant stages of learning how to win, learning how to play for each other and, quite frankly, learning how to buy into the teachings of a first-year coach who could disguise herself as player if she threw on a jersey. But Hines made it happen. She made it happen on the road and it was only a matter of time before it happened at home. The first-year coach went into Tuesday night’s game with confidence as she does any other game, but she felt Halstead was an intriguing matchup for Nickerson. She couldn’t have known her team was going to fall behind by 12 points. No way assistant coach Sean Bueford knew the girls were going to drain bucket after bucket to storm back. Heck, assistant coach Kim Patterson had a look of disbelief before erupting as sophomore Sophie Mader connected on a shot after she was fouled to send the game to overtime. The horn sounded after four minutes of free basketball. The scoreboard read 43-41, Nickerson. The Panthers won their first
New England Patriots’ Danny Amendola hits Kansas City Chiefs’ Jamell Fleming. Amendola was flagged on the play. CHIEFS 20, PATRIOTS 27 Kansas City 3 3 7 7 — 20 New England 7 7 7 6 — 27 First Quarter NE–Gronkowski 8 pass from Brady (Gostkowski kick), 10:23. KC–FG Santos 34, 1:52. Second Quarter NE–Brady 1 run (Gostkowski kick), 3:23. KC–FG Santos 32, :12. Third Quarter NE–Gronkowski 16 pass from Brady (Gostkowski kick), 8:24. KC–A.Wilson 10 pass from A.Smith (Santos kick), 2:12. Fourth Quarter NE–FG Gostkowski 40, 14:46. NE–FG Gostkowski 32, 10:20. KC–West 1 run (Santos kick), 1:13. A–66,829. KC NE First downs 27 21 Total Net Yards 378 340 Rushes-yards 32-135 14-38
Passing 243 302 Punt Returns 2-27 1-22 Kickoff Returns 3-90 1-26 Interceptions Ret. 0-0 0-0 Comp-Att-Int 29-50-0 28-42-0 Sacked-Yards Lost 1-3 0-0 Punts 3-35.7 3-42.0 Fumbles-Lost 1-1 0-0 Penalties-Yards 5-40 6-24 Time of Possession 37:51 22:09 INDIVIDUAL STATISTICS RUSHING–Kansas City, West 17-61, A.Smith 9-44, Davis 6-30. New England, S.Jackson 6-16, Edelman 1-11, Brady 6-6, White 1-5. PASSING–Kansas City, A.Smith 29-50-0-246. New England, Brady 28-42-0-302. RECEIVING–Kansas City, Kelce 6-23, A.Wilson 5-57, Conley 5-33, Avant 4-69, Maclin 2-23, West 2-15, Davis 2-13, Harris 1-10, Hammond Jr. 1-2, Sherman 1-1. New England, Edelman 10-100, Gronkowski 7-83, LaFell 3-6, K.Martin 2-57, White 2-39, Amendola 2-18, S.Jackson 1-2, Bolden 1-(minus 3). MISSED FIELD GOALS–None.
home game since the 2012were not shy to admit that 2013 season. they would trade their first “We were down, what, win in Lincoln for their 12?” Hines said in the first home win. And for locker room. “You came Davis, it was her first home back again, you fought win ever at Nickerson. through it and didn’t give But Nickerson fell from up. Exactly what you were grace Friday night. The told. That was an awesome Panthers dug into the well second half.” to try and pull off another “What was it? Defensive miraculous come-fromintensity. That’s what you behind victory at home, but guys can do,” Bueford said Hoisington had no plans of in the roaring locker room. being a part of history. “Absolutely! Patterson That was all glanced heart,” Hines around the said. somber “Imagine locker if it was four room. She quarters of chuckled. that,” Bueford It was so said to the strange. She girls. was proud. Senior Not of the Denis effort on Ortiz’s voice the court, strummed but the new like a sharp E attitude. on an electric “I see a guitar: “We lot of diswould’ve Brittany Hines, Nickerson coach appointed smoked faces,” she them!” The “ed” crescensaid. “I see tears. You’re updo-ed. set. At the beginning of the “It’s like a dream, you season, I saw a lot of faces know?” Ortiz said looking that didn’t care.” back on the win. “We Davis wasn’t surprised by always want to win, but it’s her coach’s comments. She different to win in front of noticed the attitude shift. your home crowd. Everyone Nickerson cares. was on their feet.” She knew the team had Sophomore Tara Davis become used to losing echoed the same sentibecause they were attached ments, acknowledging to losing in the past. The how the Panthers fed off feeling of winning, the the energy from the raufeeling of knowing they are cous crowd that could’ve winners, is a feeling Davis stomped a hole through the said prevents them from bleachers. trying their hardest not to Both Davis and Ortiz lose time and time again.
“We were down, what, 12? You came back again, you fought through it and didn’t give up. Exactly what you were told. That was an awesome second half.”
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Bragg, Diallo provide spark off bench BY DAVE SKRETTA AP Sports Writer
LAWRENCE – Kansas coach Bill Self has long insisted that five-star recruits Carlton Bragg and Cheick Diallo might be the best players on his team – five years down the line. They might have been the best on Saturday. Bragg had 10 points and four rebounds, Diallo had nine points and nine boards, and their spark off the bench helped the top-ranked Jayhawks to an otherwise sluggish 70-63 victory over TCU. “Coach is always telling them to be ready when their number is called,” Kansas guard Devonte Graham said. “And in practice, you can see them getting better and better each week, and they’re going to be huge for us down the stretch.” Wayne Selden Jr. had 11 points and Graham and Perry Ellis added 10 points apiece for Kansas (15-2, 4-1 Big 12), which bounced back nicely from its loss at West Virginia earlier in the week. It was the 33rd consecutive win at Allen Fieldhouse for Kansas, matching the fourth-best streak in school history. It was also the Jayhawks’ seven straight win over the Horned Frogs. “I was happy with Carlton, I thought he did some things in the first half,” Self said, “and I thought Cheick was a presence for the most part.” Michael Williams had 13 points and Brandon Parrish and Chauncey Collins scored 11 apiece for TCU (9-8, 1-4), which remained close for a while thanks to a
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flurry of early 3-pointers. The Jayhawks eventually took the perimeter away, and their size and depth in the post made it nearly impossible for TCU to score. Diallo finished with five blocks in just 21 minutes. “They’re long. They’re really long,” Williams said. “So sometimes they’re not doing what they need to be doing offensively, and they struggle, but that length is really tough defensively.” On the flip side, “I think my wife could score on us in the post,” TCU coach Trent Johnson said. Malique Trent missed the Horned Frogs’ second straight game because of a violation of team rules. The transfer from New Mexico Junior College was tied for the team lead at 11.7 points per game. His loss has been sorely felt for a team short on depth. The Horned Frogs were able to hang around with the Jayhawks for the first half, but their weary legs got the best of them late. In fact, TCU built a 19-15 lead fueled almost entirely by 3-pointers before Kansas answered with a 16-2 run. But even after the Jayhawks took a 31-21 lead with about 4 minutes left before the break, the Horned Frogs were able to keep the game within striking distance. It was still a 10-point game midway through the second half when the Jayhawks peeled off six quick points, first on a dunk by Ellis and then
Q Person familiar with situation to AP: Kansas City, pitcher make 5-year deal. BY DAVE SKRETTA AP Sports Writer
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Kansas forward Cheick Diallo rebounds against TCU forward Chris Washburn during the second half on Saturday in Lawrence. consecutive layups by Frank Mason III. And while TCU never truly went away, Kansas had enough depth and athleticism to prevent one more comeback. Not to mention give Self another opportunity to tinker. The Jayhawks’ coach is still experimenting with lineups, trying to find the best five guys – and the top guys off the bench – approaching the midpoint of the season. Bragg and Diallo made their case for more minutes, while Jamari Traylor and Landen Lucas seemed to backpedal a bit. Bragg soared past his career-best of nine points while providing some
energy on the defensive end and the glass, while Diallo provided a jolt with a series of crowd-thrilling rejections. “They look the part. They play the part. And they’re playing with the right guy,” Johnson said. “They’re going to be good players. Great players, probably. I hope they leave after this year.” False alarms Fire alarms sounded in Allen Fieldhouse with just over a minute left in the game. True to form at Kansas, the 16,300 seats were never empty – despite a bleating horn and flashing lights. The officials decided to play through it and finish
up the game. Tip-ins TCU: Chris Washburn started for the third time after missing the early portion of the season with a broken finger. He finished with eight points. ... TCU was 7 of 17 from beyond the arc. Kansas: Ellis had nine rebounds. ... Kansas was 5 of 20 from beyond the arc. ... The Jayhawks had just 10 turnovers after piling up 22 in their loss to the Mountaineers. Up next TCU plays Texas Tech on Monday night. Kansas visits Oklahoma State on Tuesday night.
Niang, Morris lead Iowa State past Wildcats BY TATE STEINLAGE Associated Press
MANHATTAN – Iowa State’s Georges Niang and Monte Morris both felt the ball hadn’t bounced their way in consecutive Big 12 losses. They didn’t leave anything to chance on Saturday. Morris scored 15 of his 19 points in the second half, Niang continued his form at Bramlage Coliseum with 15 points, and No. 17 Iowa State kept Kansas State at arm’s length in a 76-63 victory. “We stayed together,” Morris said. “When they made runs, we always huddled up and kept our composure. I think when we are like this, I do not think anybody can beat us. When we focus, I feel like we play well and respond well to adversity.” The win snapped a two-game skid for the Cyclones (13-4, 2-3 Big 12) after dropping nail- biters to Texas and No. 22 Baylor, and prevented Iowa State’s first 1-4 league start since 2010-11. Niang entered Saturday’s game averaging 14.7 points in seven games against the Wildcats at Bramlage Coliseum. Abdel Nader added 14 points and Matt Thomas had 11 for Iowa State, which shot 50.9 percent from the field – meeting its season
KSU 63 NO. 17 ISU 76 average of 50.2. Three players finished with at least six rebounds. First-year Iowa State coach Steve Prohm used a timeout with 9:35 play to spark a 7-0 run after Kansas State cut a double-digit lead to 50-45 on a basket by Justin Edwards. “We had to get a stop,” Wildcats coach Bruce Weber said. “But they made their plays.” Edwards scored 19 points and grabbed seven rebounds for Kansas State (11-6, 1-4). Three times late, Kansas State pushed back but couldn’t get any closer than 66-59 with 3:12 remaining on a 3-pointer by Kamau Stokes. The Wildcats cooled off after hitting 10 3-pointers against Texas Tech on Tuesday, completing just 4 of 21 attempts from beyond the arc. “I think we let our lack of offensive execution and shot-making affect our defense,” Weber said. “That meant we didn’t have any energy, but you have to let the defense create the energy.” The first half had the makings of a blowout. A 7-minute scoring drought for Kansas State allowed the visitors to take a
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Iowa State’s Jameel McKay and Kansas State’s Wesley Iwundu battle for a rebound during the first half on Saturday in Manhattan. double-digit lead. The Wildcats were 1 of 15 from the field during the spell and turned the ball over four times. At one point, Kansas State scored three points on 19 possessions. Morris scored with 5:09 remaining in the half to make it 26-9. D.J. Johnson responded for the Wildcats with a tough layup inside that started a 14-6 run to cut the deficit to 32-23 by halftime. “I have learned a lot in my short time in this league, and we just have to continue to get better each day,” Prohm said. “But to come here and win like this in double figures, it shows
that we are not going to let people push us out and say that Iowa State is done this year.” Quotable Barry Brown had averaged 17.3 points per game in Big 12 play for Kansas State, including 15 points against Texas Tech on Tuesday, but the freshman guard was held to four on 1-of-10 shooting Saturday. “Coach (Chester) Frazier asked him, ‘You’ve been in the gym every day during break. You have a big game against Texas Tech, were you in the gym on Wednesday?’ I think the answer is pretty obvious. If
you want to be a good player, you have to be in the gym.” Tip-ins Iowa State: Backup guard Hallice Cooke did not make the trip due to a suspension that is a non-legal issue. . The Cyclones snapped a three-game losing streak in Manhattan, Kansas. Kansas State: Wildcats starting bigs Dean Wade and Stephen Hurt combined for just eight points on 4-of-15 shooting. Up next Iowa State: hosts No. 2 Oklahoma on Monday. Kansas State: is at No. 22 Baylor on Wednesday.
Former Colts coach, broadcaster Ted Marchibroda dies at age 84 BY MICHAEL MAROT AP Sports Writer
INDIANAPOLIS – Former NFL coach Ted Marchibroda charmed players with his soft-spoken personality and his innovative concepts. Fans appreciated his down-to-earth descriptions and his ability to win games. On Saturday, the NFL lost one of its great innovators. After confirming the death with his family, the Indianapolis Colts announced that Marchibroda died at age 84. He coached the Colts twice – for five years in Baltimore and four years in Indianapolis – and is the only man to have coached both Baltimore franchises, the Colts and Ravens. He was probably one of the few who could have been accepted by both communities after the Colts’ move from Baltimore, too. “Ted was as humble as they come, and he represented the Colts and
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In this Dec. 27, 1975 photo, Baltimore Colts head coach Ted Marchibroda, front center, and quarterback Bert Jones watch the Colts defense at work during second quarter action against the Steelers in Pittsburgh. Marchibroda has died at age 84. our community with class both off the field and on,” Indianapolis owner Jim Irsay said in a statement. “He was beloved by many, and will be sorely missed.” Marchibroda was a masterful coach. He accepted the Baltimore Colts’ job in 1975 and
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immediately led them to three consecutive AFC East titles. He lost that job after the 1979 season, but his career was still taking off. Marchibroda bounced around the NFL for nearly a decade as an assistant with the Chicago Bears, the Detroit Lions and
Philadelphia Eagles. In 1987, he was hired by Marv Levy in Buffalo, which is where Marchibroda introduced the groundbreaking K-Gun offense. The Bills used that version of the no-huddle offense to win four straight AFC championships – and the principles are still used in today’s more modern offenses. In 1992, the Colts, now in Indy, gave Marchibroda a second chance and he again had instant success. The Colts went 9-7 in his first season, after going 1-15 in 1991, and in 1995, Marchibroda nearly pulled off a seemingly impossible run through the playoffs by leading the Colts to wins at San Diego and Kansas City before losing at Pittsburgh after Jim Harbaugh’s Hail Mary pass fell incomplete on the game’s final play. Marchibroda went 71-58 in nine seasons with the Colts and 2-4 in the playoffs. He was the first head coach
inducted into Indy’s Ring of Honor. “Ted Marchibroda, a Life-Changer, a Winner & a Champion all the way. Forever Proud to be ur QB,” Harbaugh posted on his Twitter feed. In 1996, Marchibroda returned to Baltimore, this time to lead the Ravens, becoming their first head coach. There, he was not as successful, going 14-31-1 in three seasons, but he was just as appreciated by those in the locker room and around the organization. “Ted is a founding father of the Ravens. He was a tremendous competitor and a tough man with a gentle soul,” general manager Ozzie Newsome was quoted as saying on the team’s Twitter feed. He returned to Indianapolis in 1999 and spent the next seven seasons working the Colts’ radio broadcasts, where he became a fan favorite.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. – The Royals and pitcher Ian Kennedy agreed to a $70 million, five-year deal Saturday that includes an opt-out after the first two years, a person familiar with the situation told The Associated Press. The person spoke on condition of anonymity because the contract will not be completed until the 31-year-old right-hander passes a physical. That could happen this week. Kennedy went 9-15 with a 4.28 ERA for the San Diego Padres last season. He is four years Kennedy removed from a 21-win season with the Arizona Diamondbacks and has also pitched for the New York Yankees during his nine-year career. The Royals sought another starter to replace Johnny Cueto, who signed a $130 million, six-year deal with the Giants after helping Kansas City win its first World Series since 1985. Kennedy turned down the Padres’ qualifying offer – a guaranteed $15.8 million salary for next season. That means San Diego will receive a draft pick from Kansas City as compensation. The Royals hope Kennedy can return to form under pitching coach Dave Eiland, who has worked wonders with Edinson Volquez, Yordano Ventura and others over the years. Kennedy and Eiland are familiar with each other after their years in the Yankees system. Kennedy should also benefit from pitching in spacious Kauffman Stadium. While his strikeout rate was among the best in the game last season, he also allowed 31 homers in just 168 1-3 innings. Kennedy figures to slide into the middle of the rotation behind Volquez and Ventura and ahead of Kris Medlen and Chris Young. The Royals also have Danny Duffy and Dillon Gee, among several others, who stand to compete for the fifth spot throughout spring training. Heralded prospect Kyle Zimmer could also be in the mix later in the season. Long considered frugal, the Royals have spent lavishly the past couple of years, a signal that the small-market club views the next two years as a prime opportunity to win another championship. Already this offseason, the Royals brought back All-Star outfielder Alex Gordon on a $72 million, four-year contract. They signed former closer Joakim Soria to a $25 million, three-year deal, avoided the next two years of arbitration with All-Star outfielder Lorenzo Cain by agreeing to a two-year, $17.5 million deal and brought back Young on an $11.5 million, two-year deal. Throw in an $8 million option on All-Star closer Wade Davis and a $5.25 million option on All-Star shortstop Alcides Escobar, along with significant raises for their arbitration-eligible players, and the Kansas City payroll could reach a franchise-record $140 million next season. “We’re going to continue to work our roster, massage it in ways that are going to help us win,” general manager Dayton Moore said recently. “If you look at the evolution of the 2015 roster, we made adjustments along the way, and I’m confident we’re going to be able to do that.”
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TV-RADIO-FYI TELEVISION COLLEGE BASKETBALL 11 a.m. CBSSN — American at Army Noon FS1 — Creighton at DePaul 12:30 p.m. CBS — Michigan St. at Wisconsin 1 p.m. CBSSN — UConn at Houston 2 p.m. NBCSN — George Mason at Saint Louis 3 p.m. ESPNU — S. Illinois at Drake 3:30 p.m. BTN — Michigan at Iowa 5:30 p.m. ESPNU — Virginia at Florida St. 7:30 p.m. ESPNU — Oregon St. at Utah GOLF 4 a.m. GOLF — European PGA Tour, Joburg Open, inal round, at Johannesburg 9:30 a.m. ESPN2 — Latin America Amateur Championship, inal round, at La Romana, Dominican Republic 5 p.m. GOLF — PGA Tour, Sony Open, inal round, at Honolulu MIXED MARTIAL ARTS 7 p.m. FS1 — UFC Fight Night, prelims, at Boston 9 p.m. FS1 — UFC Fight Night, Dominick Cruz vs. T.J. Dillashaw, at Boston NFL FOOTBALL Noon FOX — NFC Divisional playoff, Seattle at Carolina 3:30 p.m. CBS — AFC Divisional playoff, Pittsburgh at Denver NHL HOCKEY 6:30 p.m. NBCSN — Philadelphia at Detroit WOMEN’S COLLEGE BASKETBALL 11 a.m. BTN — Northwestern at Maryland ESPNU — George Washington at Duquesne 11:30 p.m. FSN — Miami at North Carolina Noon FS2 — Seton Hall at Georgetown SEC — Auburn at Kentucky 12:30 p.m. ESPN2 — Texas A&M at South Carolina 1 p.m. BTN — Purdue at Ohio St. ESPNU — East Carolina at South Florida 2 p.m. SEC — Missouri at Arkansas 2:30 p.m. ESPN2 — Baylor at Texas 3 p.m. CBSSN — Saint Joseph’s at Fordham 4 p.m. SEC — Georgia at Alabama 5 p.m. CBSSN — Davidson at VCU SOCCER 8:05 a.m. NBCSN — Premier League, Manchester United at Liverpool 10:15 a.m. NBCSN — Premier League, Arsenal at Stoke City TENNIS 6 p.m. ESPN2 — Australian Open, irst round, at Melbourne, Australia 2 a.m. (Monday) ESPN2 — Australian Open, irst round, at Melbourne, Australia
BASKETBALL NBA EASTERN CONFERENCE Atlantic W L Pct GB Toronto 25 15 .625 — Boston 21 19 .525 4 New York 20 21 .488 5½ Brooklyn 11 29 .275 14 Philadelphia 4 37 .098 21½ Southeast W L Pct GB Atlanta 23 17 .575 — Miami 23 17 .575 — Orlando 20 19 .513 2½ Washington 19 19 .500 3 Charlotte 18 22 .450 5 Central W L Pct GB Cleveland 28 10 .737 — Chicago 23 16 .590 5½ Indiana 22 18 .550 7 Detroit 21 18 .538 7½ Milwaukee 18 25 .419 12½ WESTERN CONFERENCE Southwest W L Pct GB San Antonio 35 6 .854 — Dallas 23 18 .561 12 Memphis 22 19 .537 13 Houston 21 20 .512 14 New Orleans 13 26 .333 21 Northwest W L Pct GB Oklahoma City 29 12 .707 — Utah 17 22 .436 11 Portland 18 24 .429 11½ Denver 15 25 .375 13½ Minnesota 12 29 .293 17 Paciic W L Pct GB Golden State 37 3 .925 — L.A. Clippers 26 13 .667 10½ Sacramento 16 23 .410 20½ Phoenix 13 28 .317 24½ L.A. Lakers 9 32 .220 28½ Friday’s Games Oklahoma City 113, Minnesota 93 Washington 118, Indiana 104 Portland 116, Brooklyn 104 Boston 117, Phoenix 103 Dallas 83, Chicago 77 New Orleans 109, Charlotte 107 Milwaukee 108, Atlanta 101, OT Miami 98, Denver 95 Cleveland 91, Houston 77 Saturday’s Games Milwaukee 105, Charlotte 92 Portland at Philadelphia, 6:30 p.m. Golden State at Detroit, 6:30 p.m. Boston at Washington, 6:30 p.m. Brooklyn at Atlanta, 6:30 p.m. New York at Memphis, 7 p.m. L.A. Lakers at Utah, 8 p.m. Sacramento at L.A. Clippers, 9:30 p.m. Sunday’s Games Phoenix at Minnesota, 2:30 p.m. Dallas at San Antonio, 6 p.m. Miami at Oklahoma City, 6 p.m. Indiana at Denver, 7 p.m. Houston at L.A. Lakers, 8:30 p.m. Monday’s Games Philadelphia at New York, 12 p.m. Portland at Washington, 1 p.m. Utah at Charlotte, 1 p.m. New Orleans at Memphis, 1:30 p.m. Chicago at Detroit, 2:30 p.m. Orlando at Atlanta, 4 p.m. Brooklyn at Toronto, 6:30 p.m. Golden State at Cleveland, 7 p.m. Boston at Dallas, 7:30 p.m. Houston at L.A. Clippers, 9:30 p.m. KNICKS-GRIZZLIES, BOX NEW YORK (95) Aflalo 3-11 4-4 11, Porzingis 7-12 2-3 17, Lopez 3-6 0-0 6, Calderon 4-8 0-0 8, Galloway 4-11 2-2 11, O’Quinn 5-6 5-6 15, Thomas 3-6 2-2 9, D.Williams 4-9 5-7 13, Grant 0-5 0-0 0, Seraphin 1-2 0-0 2, Amundson 0-0 0-0 0, Vujacic 1-1 0-0 3. Totals 35-77 20-24 95. MEMPHIS (103) Allen 3-7 1-2 7, Randolph 6-12 2-3 14, Gasol 15-29 7-8 37, Chalmers 4-7 2-2 12, Lee 2-3 1-1 6, Je.Green 7-14 3-4 18, Barnes 0-3 2-2 2, Carter 1-3 0-0 2, E.Williams 1-3 1-2 4, Ja.Green 0-1 1-2 1. Totals 39-82 20-26 103. New York 31 23 19 22— 95 Memphis 28 24 21 30—103 3-Point Goals–New York 5-20 (Vujacic 1-1, Thomas 1-1, Porzingis 1-3, Aflalo 1-4, Galloway 1-5, Calderon 0-2, D.Williams 0-2, Grant 0-2), Memphis 5-10 (Chalmers 2-2, E.Williams 1-1, Lee 1-2, Je.Green 1-4, Barnes 0-1). Fouled Out–None. Rebounds–New York 46 (Galloway 11), Memphis 49 (Barnes, Allen 9). Assists–New York 20 (Galloway, Calderon 5), Memphis 24 (Chalmers 8). Total Fouls– New York 20, Memphis 19. Technicals–New York delay of game, New York defensive three second. Flagrant Fouls–O’Quinn, Barnes. A–18,119 (18,119). TRAIL BLAZERS-76ERS, BOX PORTLAND (89) Aminu 1-5 0-0 2, Vonleh 3-5 3-4 9, Plumlee 4-7 4-7 12, Lillard 4-18 5-6 14, McCollum 6-18 0-2 13, Leonard 6-11 0-0 14, Davis 3-4 3-3 9, Crabbe 1-4 0-0 2, Harkless 1-3 0-0 2, Henderson 4-7 0-0 9, Frazier 1-3 1-2 3, Connaughton 0-2 0-0 0. Totals 34-87 16-24 89. PHILADELPHIA (114) Sampson 1-4 1-2 3, Noel 2-4 0-0 4, Okafor 12-16 1-4 25, Smith 6-9 4-6 16, Canaan 5-10 2-3 14, Holmes 5-9 6-7 17, Covington 5-12 2-2 16, Thompson 1-5 0-0 3, McConnell 3-4 1-2 8, Marshall 2-3 0-0 5, Landry 0-0 3-4 3. Totals 42-76 20-30 114. Portland 17 26 19 27— 89 Philadelphia 29 39 22 24—114 3-Point Goals–Portland 5-29 (Leonard 2-6, Henderson 1-2, Lillard 1-6, McCollum 1-6, Vonleh 0-1, Crabbe 0-1, Harkless 0-1, Aminu 0-2, Connaughton 0-2, Frazier 0-2), Philadelphia 10-23 (Covington 4-10, Canaan 2-5, McConnell 1-1, Marshall 1-1, Thompson 1-3, Holmes 1-3). Fouled Out–None. Rebounds–Portland 48 (Leonard 7), Philadelphia 57 (Okafor 10). Assists–Portland 17
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SCOREBOARD (Frazier 5), Philadelphia 27 (McConnell 7). Total Fouls–Portland 22, Philadelphia 25. A–15,698 (20,318). WARRIORS-PISTONS, BOX GOLDEN STATE (95) Barnes 2-11 0-0 5, Green 1-7 2-4 5, Bogut 3-5 0-0 6, Curry 13-26 5-6 38, K.Thompson 8-18 7-8 24, Iguodala 0-3 0-0 0, Ezeli 4-8 2-4 10, Livingston 2-7 1-1 5, Barbosa 1-7 0-0 2, Rush 0-1 0-0 0, Clark 0-1 0-0 0. Totals 34-94 17-23 95. DETROIT (113) Morris 6-14 3-4 16, Ilyasova 4-8 0-0 10, Drummond 6-20 2-6 14, Jackson 9-20 1-4 20, Caldwell-Pope 9-16 1-2 20, Johnson 3-7 1-1 8, Jennings 1-5 0-0 2, Baynes 6-6 0-0 12, Tolliver 1-3 3-3 5, Blake 2-2 0-0 6. Totals 47-101 11-20 113. Golden State 30 19 25 21— 95 Detroit 27 38 20 28—113 3-Point Goals–Golden State 10-26 (Curry 7-15, Green 1-1, Barnes 1-2, K.Thompson 1-5, Rush 0-1, Barbosa 0-2), Detroit 8-23 (Blake 2-2, Ilyasova 2-2, Johnson 1-2, Jackson 1-4, Morris 1-4, Caldwell-Pope 1-5, Jennings 0-2, Tolliver 0-2). Fouled Out–None. Rebounds–Golden State 58 (Ezeli 10), Detroit 71 (Drummond 21). Assists–Golden State 18 (Green 9), Detroit 22 (Jackson 8). Total Fouls–Golden State 16, Detroit 22. Technicals–Curry, Green, Golden State Bench. A–21,584 (22,076).
COLLEGE EAST Buffalo 74, Cent. Michigan 61 Duquesne 95, St. Bonaventure 88 James Madison 86, Hofstra 82, OT LIU Brooklyn 79, Bryant 61 Lehigh 87, Holy Cross 66 Mass.-Lowell 95, UMBC 89, OT Mount St. Mary’s 82, St. Francis (Pa.) 72 Navy 87, Lafayette 61 Northeastern 69, Delaware 60 Pittsburgh 84, Boston College 61 Rhode Island 73, La Salle 62 Robert Morris 64, Fairleigh Dickinson 58 Saint Joseph’s 80, Fordham 55 Seton Hall 81, Providence 72 St. Francis Brooklyn 85, Sacred Heart 67 Stony Brook 80, New Hampshire 50 Temple 67, Cincinnati 65, 2OT Towson 69, Drexel 50 Villanova 55, Georgetown 50 Wagner 70, CCSU 48 Yale 77, Brown 68 SOUTH Alabama A&M 80, Alabama St. 75, OT Alcorn St. 93, MVSU 87, 3OT Auburn 75, Kentucky 70 Charleston Southern 82, Campbell 75 Chattanooga 94, ETSU 84 Clemson 76, Miami 65 Coppin St. 62, Bethune-Cookman 54 Davidson 86, UMass 74 Elon 65, Coll. of Charleston 64 FAU 63, Louisiana Tech 61 Florida A&M 72, Morgan St. 65 Florida Gulf Coast 85, SC-Upstate 56 Georgia Southern 66, Louisiana-Monroe 51 Grambling St. 66, Prairie View 63 Hampton 79, NC A&T 62 Harvard 69, Howard 61 Incarnate Word 75, SE Louisiana 71 Jacksonville 76, Lipscomb 73 Jacksonville St. 82, UT Martin 60 Louisiana-Lafayette 87, Georgia St. 54 Maryland 100, Ohio St. 65 McNeese St. 72, Sam Houston St. 68 Memphis 71, South Florida 56 Mercer 70, Wofford 69, OT Middle Tennessee 64, Old Dominion 61 NJIT 71, Stetson 59 Norfolk St. 88, NC Central 79 North Carolina 67, NC State 55 North Florida 93, Kennesaw St. 78 Notre Dame 95, Duke 91 SC State 90, Delaware St. 79 Samford 84, W. Carolina 68 Savannah St. 68, Md.-Eastern Shore 61 South Alabama 88, Texas-Arlington 85, OT South Carolina 81, Missouri 72 Southern Miss. 66, FIU 60 Syracuse 83, Wake Forest 55 Tennessee 80, Mississippi St. 75 Texas A&M 79, Georgia 45 Texas Southern 71, Jackson St. 65 The Citadel 89, Furman 86 Troy 66, Texas St. 57 UAB 74, Charlotte 72 UCF 89, East Carolina 69 UNC Asheville 75, Gardner-Webb 69 UNC Wilmington 97, William & Mary 94, OT VCU 94, Richmond 89, OT Vanderbilt 71, Alabama 63 Virginia Tech 78, Georgia Tech 77 Winthrop 74, Liberty 58 MIDWEST Ball St. 48, Miami (Ohio) 46 Bowling Green 84, E. Michigan 79 Butler 78, St. John’s 58 E. Illinois 84, Morehead St. 82, OT IPFW 106, Nebraska-Omaha 101, OT IUPUI 76, Denver 61 Indiana 70, Minnesota 63 Iowa St. 76, Kansas St. 63 Kansas 70, TCU 63 Loyola of Chicago 51, N. Iowa 41 Milwaukee 87, Ill.-Chicago 62 Montana 65, North Dakota 61 N. Dakota St. 68, S. Dakota St. 57 Nebraska 78, Illinois 67 Oakland 86, Detroit 82 SIU-Edwardsville 67, E. Kentucky 65 Wright St. 81, Youngstown St. 45 Xavier 74, Marquette 66 SOUTHWEST Baylor 63, Texas Tech 60 Lamar 86, Northwestern St. 82 Oklahoma 70, West Virginia 68 Texas 74, Oklahoma St. 69 UTSA 71, UTEP 67 FAR WEST E. Washington 96, N. Arizona 73 Grand Canyon 99, Utah Valley 88 Pepperdine 98, San Francisco 84 Portland 84, BYU 81 UC Irvine 61, UC Santa Barbara 52 Utah St. 96, Colorado St. 92 Wyoming 70, New Mexico 68 NO. 1 KANSAS 70, TCU 63 TCU (9-8) Shepherd 2-4 0-0 4, Washburn 2-8 4-5 8, Collins 3-8 2-3 11, M. Williams 6-9 1-1 13, Parrish 4-9 0-0 11, Shreiner 1-2 0-0 2, Brodziansky 3-11 1-2 8, Miller 3-12 0-0 6, Abron 0-2 0-0 0. Totals 24-65 8-11 63. KANSAS (15-2) Ellis 4-9 2-2 10, Mickelson 0-1 0-0 0, Mason III 3-10 4-6 10, Selden Jr. 4-9 2-4 11, Graham 3-6 2-2 10, Vick 0-0 0-0 0, Mykhailiuk 3-8 0-1 7, Diallo 4-7 1-2 9, Greene 1-2 0-0 3, Bragg Jr. 4-6 2-2 10, Traylor 0-1 0-0 0, Lucas 0-1 0-0 0. Totals 26-60 13-19 70. Halftime–Kansas 37-28. 3-Point Goals–TCU 7-17 (Collins 3-5, Parrish 3-6, Brodziansky 1-2, Shepherd 0-1, Shreiner 0-1, Miller 0-1, Washburn 0-1), Kansas 5-20 (Graham 2-4, Greene 1-2, Selden Jr. 1-4, Mykhailiuk 1-5, Ellis 0-2, Mason III 0-3). Fouled Out–None. Rebounds–TCU 37 (Brodziansky 12), Kansas 44 (Diallo, Ellis 9). Assists–TCU 6 (Washburn 3), Kansas 17 (Graham 6). Total Fouls–TCU 17, Kansas 14. A–16,300. NO. 2 OKLAHOMA 70, NO. 11 WEST VIRGINIA 68 WEST VIRGINIA (15-2) Holton 2-4 4-4 8, Carter 2-10 2-4 6, Miles Jr. 2-6 1-2 5, Ahmad 2-4 0-0 5, Williams 2-4 1-2 5, Paige 6-10 4-6 18, Adrian 2-4 0-0 5, Phillip 3-8 0-0 7, Watkins 0-0 0-0 0, Macon 4-7 1-4 9. Totals 25-57 13-22 68. OKLAHOMA (15-1) Spangler 2-7 6-7 10, Woodard 4-11 3-4 13, Cousins 2-10 5-6 9, Lattin 3-6 1-2 7, Hield 5-11 3-3 17, Walker 1-3 0-0 3, James 0-0 2-2 2, Buford 1-5 7-8 9, Manyang 0-1 0-0 0. Totals 18-54 27-32 70. Halftime–Tied 34-34. 3-Point Goals–West Virginia 5-16 (Paige 2-3, Ahmad 1-1, Adrian 1-2, Phillip 1-3, Holton 0-2, Miles Jr. 0-2, Carter 0-3), Oklahoma 7-24 (Hield 4-8, Woodard 2-3, Walker 1-2, Buford 0-3, Cousins 0-4, Spangler 0-4). Fouled Out–None. Rebounds–West Virginia 37 (Carter, Williams 6), Oklahoma 39 (Spangler 14). Assists–West Virginia 11 (Paige 3), Oklahoma 8 (Woodard 3). Total Fouls–West Virginia 27, Oklahoma 20. A–NA. NO. 3 MARYLAND 100, OHIO ST. 65 OHIO ST. (12-7) Tate 4-11 4-6 12, Loving 1-8 0-0 3, Bates-Diop 4-8 6-7 15, Thompson 3-5 4-4 10, Lyle 4-12 1-2 9, Giddens 1-3 0-0 2, Bell 1-2 1-2 3, Harris 0-2 2-4 2, Williams 4-8 0-0 9. Totals 22-59 18-25 65. MARYLAND (16-2) Carter 10-13 1-1 25, Layman 4-9 2-2 10, Dodd 1-1 0-0 2, Sulaimon 9-10 0-0 22, Trimble 2-5 4-4 8, Brantley 1-3 2-2 4, Nickens 2-4 0-0 6, Anzmann 0-0 0-0 0, Bender 2-2 0-2 4, Cekovsky 0-0 0-2 0, Ram 1-4 1-2 4, Auslander 0-0 0-0 0, Terrell 0-0 0-0 0, Stone 5-8 5-6 15. Totals 37-59 15-21 100. Halftime–Maryland 48-30. 3-Point Goals–Ohio St. 3-12 (Williams 1-1, Bates-Diop 1-1, Loving 1-3, Harris 0-1, Tate 0-2, Lyle 0-4), Maryland 11-21 (Carter 4-4, Sulaimon 4-5, Nickens 2-3, Ram 1-3, Trimble 0-3, Layman 0-3). Fouled Out–None. Rebounds–Ohio St. 30 (Thompson 7), Maryland 35 (Stone 6). Assists–Ohio St. 7 (Lyle 4), Maryland 23 (Trimble 9). Total Fouls–Ohio St. 19, Maryland 20. A–17,950. NO. 5 NORTH CAROLINA 67, NC STATE 55 NC STATE (10-8) Abu 5-14 2-2 12, Anya 1-2 0-0 2, Rowan 4-15 0-0 10, Co. Martin 4-7 2-4 10, Barber 4-11 0-0 9, Freeman 1-1 1-2 3, Ca. Martin 3-5 2-2 9. Totals 22-55 7-10 55. NORTH CAROLINA (16-2) Jackson 2-9 1-2 6, Johnson 3-6 0-1 6, Meeks 10-16 3-4 23, Paige 1-9 1-2 3, Berry II 5-9 1-2 14, Pinson 0-5 2-2 2, Hicks 3-5 4-6 10, James 0-0 0-0 0, Britt 1-5 0-0 3, Maye 0-2 0-0 0, Williams 0-0 0-0 0. Totals 25-66 12-19 67. Halftime–Tied 29-29. 3-Point Goals–NC State 4-12 (Rowan 2-8, Barber 1-2, Ca. Martin 1-2), North
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WOMEN'S BASKETBALL Carolina 5-20 (Berry II 3-5, Jackson 1-3, Britt 1-3, Maye 0-1, Pinson 0-2, Paige 0-6). Fouled Out–Abu, Anya. Rebounds–NC State 37 (Abu 14), North Carolina 38 (Hicks, Meeks 6). Assists–NC State 7 (Abu, Co. Martin 3), North Carolina 17 (Berry II, Britt 4). Total Fouls–NC State 16, North Carolina 15. A–21,750. NO. 6 VILLANOVA 55, GEORGETOWN 50 VILLANOVA (16-2) Jenkins 4-9 0-1 10, Ochefu 3-4 0-0 6, Brunson 0-4 2-5 2, Hart 5-11 5-6 15, Arcidiacono 4-10 7-8 15, Booth 0-3 0-0 0, Bridges 2-4 0-0 5, Reynolds 0-2 2-2 2. Totals 18-47 16-22 55. GEORGETOWN (11-7) Cameron 4-7 0-0 10, Copeland 4-8 1-2 11, Hayes 0-3 2-2 2, Campbell 0-1 0-0 0, Smith-Rivera 6-14 0-0 15, Peak 2-9 3-3 7, Govan 1-7 3-4 5, Williams 0-0 0-0 0, Derrickson 0-2 0-0 0, Johnson 0-1 0-0 0. Totals 17-52 9-11 50. Halftime–Villanova 26-22. 3-Point Goals–Villanova 3-18 (Jenkins 2-4, Bridges 1-2, Brunson 0-1, Booth 0-1, Hart 0-4, Arcidiacono 0-6), Georgetown 7-19 (Smith-Rivera 3-6, Cameron 2-4, Copeland 2-4, Derrickson 0-1, Govan 0-1, Peak 0-3). Fouled Out–Peak. Rebounds–Villanova 34 (Hart 12), Georgetown 31 (Copeland, Govan 6). Assists–Villanova 10 (Brunson 4), Georgetown 6 (Smith-Rivera 2). Total Fouls–Villanova 13, Georgetown 23. A–15,535. NO. 7 XAVIER 74, MARQUETTE 66 XAVIER (16-1) Reynolds 2-5 1-2 5, Bluiett 5-13 6-6 18, Abell 0-2 0-0 0, Davis 2-10 0-0 6, Macura 3-8 1-1 7, Austin Jr. 1-1 0-0 2, Farr 6-10 4-4 16, Sumner 4-8 6-11 15, Gates 2-2 1-2 5, O’Mara 0-0 0-0 0. Totals 25-59 19-26 74. MARQUETTE (12-6) Cohen III 1-4 1-2 3, H. Ellenson 7-13 5-8 20, Fischer 4-6 3-4 11, Carter 1-7 0-0 3, Cheatham 0-4 2-2 2, Wilson 2-15 0-0 5, Heldt 0-0 0-0 0, W. Ellenson 3-7 3-5 9, Johnson 6-14 0-0 13. Totals 24-70 14-21 66. Halftime–Xavier 38-28. 3-Point Goals–Xavier 5-22 (Bluiett 2-7, Davis 2-7, Sumner 1-3, Abell 0-2, Macura 0-3), Marquette 4-25 (Johnson 1-3, H. Ellenson 1-3, Carter 1-4, Wilson 1-10, W. Ellenson 0-1, Cheatham 0-2, Cohen III 0-2). Fouled Out–Carter, Fischer. Rebounds–Xavier 49 (Farr 19), Marquette 38 (W. Ellenson 8). Assists–Xavier 15 (Sumner 5), Marquette 18 (Carter 7). Total Fouls–Xavier 20, Marquette 24. A–14,864. CLEMSON 76, NO. 8 MIAMI 65 MIAMI (13-3) Reed 6-12 2-2 17, McClellan 5-8 2-2 14, Rodriguez 1-7 1-2 3, Murphy 3-7 1-2 7, Jekiri 4-10 0-0 8, Newton 2-8 3-4 8, Lawrence Jr. 1-1 1-2 3, Palmer 0-0 0-0 0, Izundu 0-0 0-0 0, Cruz Uceda 2-2 0-0 5. Totals 24-55 10-14 65. CLEMSON (12-6) Blossomgame 9-15 5-5 25, Holmes 1-7 2-2 4, Grantham 5-9 2-2 14, Roper 6-11 4-4 18, Nnoko 2-6 2-2 6, DeVoe 2-4 0-0 5, Djitte 2-4 0-0 4. Totals 27-56 15-15 76. Halftime–Miami 34-32. 3-Point Goals–Miami 7-14 (Reed 3-5, McClellan 2-4, Cruz Uceda 1-1, Newton 1-1, Rodriguez 0-3), Clemson 7-16 (Blossomgame 2-3, Roper 2-3, Grantham 2-4, DeVoe 1-2, Holmes 0-4). Fouled Out–None. Rebounds–Miami 32 (Jekiri 11), Clemson 30 (Djitte 10). Assists–Miami 9 (Rodriguez 3), Clemson 15 (Roper 6). Total Fouls–Miami 12, Clemson 11. Technical–Clemson Bench. A–12,575. NOTRE DAME 95, NO. 9 DUKE 91 NOTRE DAME (12-5) Beachem 1-3 0-0 2, Ryan 0-1 0-0 0, Auguste 3-12 3-6 9, Jackson 10-16 4-5 24, Vasturia 8-16 2-2 22, Plueger 2-5 2-2 7, Torres 0-0 0-0 0, Colson 12-19 5-5 31. Totals 36-72 16-20 95. DUKE (14-4) Ingram 7-14 7-9 25, Plumlee 4-6 0-1 8, Allen 5-11 6-7 18, Kennard 10-15 6-7 30, Jones 3-8 0-2 8, Jeter 0-0 0-0 0, Thornton 0-2 2-2 2, Obi 0-0 0-2 0. Totals 29-56 21-30 91. Halftime–Duke 50-45. 3-Point Goals–Notre Dame 7-16 (Vasturia 4-6, Colson 2-3, Plueger 1-2, Ryan 0-1, Jackson 0-2, Beachem 0-2), Duke 12-24 (Kennard 4-6, Ingram 4-7, Jones 2-5, Allen 2-6). Fouled Out–None. Rebounds–Notre Dame 38 (Auguste 14), Duke 33 (Plumlee 9). Assists–Notre Dame 13 (Jackson, Vasturia 4), Duke 16 (Allen 6). Total Fouls–Notre Dame 23, Duke 16. A–9,314. SETON HALL 81, NO. 12 PROVIDENCE 72 SETON HALL (13-4) Rodriguez 5-9 0-0 10, Delgado 4-6 0-2 8, Sanogo 1-3 1-2 3, Whitehead 6-13 3-4 15, Gordon 5-12 4-4 15, Carrington 4-9 12-12 22, Nzei 4-6 0-0 8, Soffer 0-0 0-0 0, Anthony 0-0 0-0 0, Singh 0-2 0-0 0. Totals 29-60 20-24 81. PROVIDENCE (15-3) Bentil 4-15 12-13 21, Bullock 4-11 3-6 11, Dunn 5-11 5-6 16, Lindsey 1-7 0-0 2, Lomomba 3-9 0-2 9, Council II 0-0 0-0 0, Cartwright 4-9 2-2 10, Edwards 0-6 1-2 1, Planek 0-0 0-0 0, Fazekas 1-5 0-0 2. Totals 22-73 23-31 72. Halftime–Seton Hall 38-28. 3-Point Goals–Seton Hall 3-13 (Carrington 2-5, Gordon 1-2, Singh 0-2, Whitehead 0-4), Providence 5-25 (Lomomba 3-5, Dunn 1-3, Bentil 1-5, Edwards 0-2, Bullock 0-2, Fazekas 0-3, Lindsey 0-5). Fouled Out–Dunn, Edwards. Rebounds–Seton Hall 50 (Delgado 11), Providence 36 (Bentil 9). Assists–Seton Hall 9 (Whitehead 7), Providence 10 (Cartwright 4). Total Fouls–Seton Hall 23, Providence 19. A–11,148. AUBURN 75, NO. 14 KENTUCKY 70 KENTUCKY (13-4) Lee 1-3 1-2 3, Poythress 2-5 2-2 6, Ulis 5-17 7-7 17, Briscoe 3-12 2-4 8, Murray 8-22 0-1 20, Labissiere 2-3 0-0 4, Matthews 0-0 0-0 0, David 0-0 0-0 0, Mulder 0-0 0-0 0, Floreal 0-0 0-0 0, Willis 4-10 2-2 12. Totals 25-72 14-18 70. AUBURN (8-8) Bowers 3-12 2-6 8, Harris 6-11 6-8 21, Granger 0-0 2-2 2, Canty 7-20 7-11 26, Lang 2-2 0-0 6, Spencer 1-3 2-2 4, Brown 2-7 0-0 6, Keim 0-0 2-2 2, Waddell 0-0 0-0 0. Totals 21-55 21-31 75. Halftime–Kentucky 35-30. 3-Point Goals–Kentucky 6-18 (Murray 4-10, Willis 2-5, Ulis 0-3), Auburn 12-26 (Canty 5-12, Harris 3-3, Lang 2-2, Brown 2-5, Bowers 0-4). Fouled Out–Murray. Rebounds–Kentucky 48 (Willis 12), Auburn 38 (Harris 11). Assists–Kentucky 15 (Ulis 8), Auburn 9 (Canty 4). Total Fouls–Kentucky 25, Auburn 13. Technical–Labissiere. A–9,121. NO. 15 TEXAS A&M 79, GEORGIA 45 TEXAS A&M (15-2) Davis 4-4 1-1 9, A. Collins 3-3 2-2 9, Jones 4-13 3-6 12, Caruso 5-6 0-0 12, House 3-7 4-5 12, Eubanks 1-1 0-0 3, Hogg 2-7 0-0 6, Gilder 1-4 0-1 2, TrochaMorelos 4-8 0-0 9, Aparicio 1-1 0-0 3, Byers 0-0 0-0 0, Dobbins 0-0 0-0 0, Distefano 0-0 0-0 0, Miller 1-1 0-0 2. Totals 29-55 10-15 79. GEORGIA (9-6) Maten 4-13 3-4 11, Ogbeide 1-1 2-3 4, Mann 3-9 2-3 8, Gaines 1-8 0-0 3, Frazier 2-9 1-1 6, Jackson II 2-5 0-0 6, Wilridge 0-1 0-0 0, Iduwe 0-1 0-2 0, Kessler 0-0 0-0 0, Geno 1-4 0-0 2, Edwards 1-2 3-6 5. Totals 15-53 11-19 45. Halftime–Texas A&M 38-23. 3-Point Goals–Texas A&M 11-22 (Caruso 2-2, House 2-4, Hogg 2-5, A. Collins 1-1, Aparicio 1-1, Eubanks 1-1, Jones 1-3, Trocha-Morelos 1-3, Gilder 0-2), Georgia 4-18 (Jackson II 2-4, Frazier 1-4, Gaines 1-5, Wilridge 0-1, Geno 0-1, Mann 0-3). Fouled Out–Miller. Rebounds–Texas A&M 39 (Jones 12), Georgia 34 (Edwards, Maten, Ogbeide 6). Assists–Texas A&M 21 (Caruso, A. Collins, Gilder 4), Georgia 8 (Frazier, Ogbeide 3). Total Fouls–Texas A&M 20, Georgia 13. A–10,523. NO. 17 IOWA ST. 76, KANSAS ST. 63 IOWA ST. (13-4) McKay 3-4 2-4 8, Nader 6-9 0-0 14, Morris 6-9 6-7 19, Thomas 3-7 4-4 11, Niang 6-15 2-2 15, Ashton 2-5 0-0 5, Burton 2-6 0-1 4. Totals 28-55 14-18 76. KANSAS ST. (11-6) Wade 2-9 0-0 4, Hurt 2-6 0-0 4, Stokes 3-9 2-2 10, Edwards 6-12 5-6 19, Iwundu 4-8 3-5 11, Ervin II 1-1 0-2 2, Johnson 3-4 1-2 7, Brown 1-10 2-2 4, Rohleder 0-0 0-0 0, Budke 1-2 0-0 2. Totals 23-61 13-19 63. Halftime–Iowa St. 32-23. 3-Point Goals–Iowa St. 6-16 (Nader 2-2, Morris 1-2, Ashton 1-3, Thomas 1-3, Niang 1-4, Burton 0-2), Kansas St. 4-21 (Edwards 2-4, Stokes 2-8, Hurt 0-1, Budke 0-1, Wade 0-3, Brown 0-4). Fouled Out–None. Rebounds–Iowa
St. 35 (McKay, Niang, Thomas 6), Kansas St. 35 (Iwundu 9). Assists–Iowa St. 11 (Morris 4), Kansas St. 15 (Brown 6). Total Fouls–Iowa St. 18, Kansas St. 16. A–12,462. NO. 19 SOUTH CAROLINA 81, MISSOURI 72 MISSOURI (8-9) Phillips 1-2 0-0 3, Wright 3-9 1-2 9, Clark 10-16 2-3 26, Puryear 0-1 2-2 2, Woods 0-2 1-2 1, Isabell 3-8 2-2 8, Allen 4-5 0-0 8, Walton 0-3 0-0 0, Gant 1-3 1-2 3, VanLeer 0-2 0-0 0, Rosburg 6-6 0-0 12. Totals 28-57 9-13 72. SOUTH CAROLINA (16-1) Thornwell 7-13 6-7 22, Chatkevicius 4-8 2-4 10, Dozier 4-9 3-4 11, Carrera 1-7 5-6 7, Kacinas 6-8 2-4 14, Notice 2-10 1-2 6, McKie 0-3 2-4 2, Cobb 0-0 0-0 0, Silva 4-4 1-2 9. Totals 28-62 22-33 81. Halftime–South Carolina 41-34. 3-Point Goals–Missouri 7-19 (Clark 4-6, Wright 2-5, Phillips 1-2, Walton 0-1, VanLeer 0-2, Isabell 0-3), South Carolina 3-21 (Thornwell 2-6, Notice 1-6, Dozier 0-1, Kacinas 0-1, McKie 0-1, Carrera 0-6). Fouled Out–Rosburg. Rebounds–Missouri 26 (Allen, Clark 6), South Carolina 41 (Chatkevicius, Dozier 7). Assists–Missouri 17 (Clark 8), South Carolina 12 (Thornwell 4). Total Fouls–Missouri 24, South Carolina 15. A–15,389. NO. 20 PITTSBURGH 84, BOSTON COLLEGE 61 BOSTON COLLEGE (7-10) Owens 3-5 0-0 7, Turner 0-2 0-0 0, Clifford 3-9 6-6 12, Robinson 2-6 0-1 5, Carter 12-22 2-2 31, Hicks 0-0 0-0 0, Diallo 3-3 0-0 6, Meznieks 0-0 0-2 0, Milon 0-2 0-0 0. Totals 23-49 8-11 61. PITTSBURGH (15-2) Artis 8-12 2-2 22, Young 5-10 3-4 13, Maia 2-2 0-0 4, Robinson 4-10 0-1 10, S. Smith 1-2 0-0 2, Wilson 2-5 0-0 4, Luther 0-0 0-0 0, Jones 0-2 0-0 0, Jeter 2-2 0-1 4, Johnson 7-10 2-2 20, Lecak 0-0 0-0 0, NelsonOdoda 2-2 1-1 5. Totals 33-57 8-11 84. Halftime–Pittsburgh 43-36. 3-Point Goals–Boston College 7-18 (Carter 5-11, Robinson 1-1, Owens 1-2, Milon 0-2, Turner 0-2), Pittsburgh 10-19 (Artis 4-6, Johnson 4-7, Robinson 2-4, Jones 0-1, S. Smith 0-1). Fouled Out–None. Rebounds–Boston College 17 (Clifford 6), Pittsburgh 34 (Maia 8). Assists–Boston College 9 (Carter 4), Pittsburgh 23 (Young 9). Total Fouls–Boston College 13, Pittsburgh 15. A–10,260. NO. 22 BAYLOR 63, TEXAS TECH 60 BAYLOR (14-3) Gathers 3-7 1-4 7, Medford 3-7 2-4 9, Prince 3-5 0-0 7, Wainright 0-2 0-0 0, Freeman 4-10 4-4 14, Lindsey 2-4 1-3 5, Motley 2-5 0-0 4, McClure 2-2 0-0 5, Maston 6-8 0-0 12. Totals 25-50 8-15 63. TEXAS TECH (11-5) Williams 5-10 4-4 16, Smith 3-8 2-4 8, Evans 2-7 0-0 4, Gotcher 3-7 3-3 9, Odiase 0-3 0-0 0, Thomas 1-2 0-0 2, Gray 0-1 2-2 2, Ross 5-9 2-2 14, Jackson 1-1 0-0 3, Temple 1-1 0-0 2. Totals 21-49 13-15 60. Halftime–Baylor 36-29. 3-Point Goals–Baylor 5-11 (Freeman 2-5, Prince 1-1, McClure 1-1, Medford 1-3, Wainright 0-1), Texas Tech 5-18 (Ross 2-5, Williams 2-7, Jackson 1-1, Evans 0-2, Gotcher 0-3). Fouled Out–None. Rebounds–Baylor 27 (Gathers 13), Texas Tech 28 (Gotcher, Smith 7). Assists–Baylor 10 (Medford 5), Texas Tech 13 (Odiase 3). Total Fouls–Baylor 19, Texas Tech 18. A–12,827. NO. 23 BUTLER 78, ST. JOHN’S 58 ST. JOHN’S (7-12) Alibegovic 1-7 0-0 3, Mussini 4-10 4-4 14, Balamou 6-8 1-2 13, Yakwe 1-5 1-7 3, Mvouika 2-6 0-0 5, Ellison 0-2 3-6 3, Jones 2-5 1-2 5, Johnson 3-10 6-6 12, Holiield 0-2 0-0 0, Dial 0-1 0-0 0. Totals 19-56 16-27 58. BUTLER (13-4) Lewis 1-5 0-0 2, Wideman 3-5 0-0 6, Jones 2-5 1-3 5, Dunham 5-10 10-11 24, Chrabascz 4-7 4-4 13, Etherington 0-0 1-2 1, Gathers 1-5 0-0 3, Davis 1-1 0-0 2, Bennett 0-0 0-0 0, Martin 9-16 3-4 22, Fowler 0-0 0-0 0. Totals 26-54 19-24 78. Halftime–Butler 39-25. 3-Point Goals–St. John’s 4-21 (Mussini 2-6, Mvouika 1-3, Alibegovic 1-5, Holiield 0-1, Johnson 0-6), Butler 7-16 (Dunham 4-7, Martin 1-2, Chrabascz 1-2, Gathers 1-3, Lewis 0-2). Fouled Out–Ellison. Rebounds–St. John’s 31 (Yakwe 8), Butler 42 (Martin 10). Assists–St. John’s 7 (Balamou, Ellison, Mussini 2), Butler 13 (Jones 4). Total Fouls–St. John’s 21, Butler 25. A–9,144. NO. 25 GONZAGA 88, SAN DIEGO 52 SAN DIEGO (6-11) Neubauer 0-4 0-0 0, Bailey 2-10 0-0 4, Kok 3-8 0-1 6, Pusica 3-8 1-2 7, Sanadze 7-19 4-4 21, BedartGhani 0-0 0-0 0, Williams 0-4 0-0 0, Carter III 2-4 0-0 5, Floresca 1-1 0-0 2, Summy 1-3 0-0 3, Oshita 2-6 0-0 4. Totals 21-67 5-7 52. GONZAGA (14-4) Sabonis 5-11 4-4 14, Wiltjer 10-15 3-4 25, Alberts 3-4 0-0 8, Perkins 3-4 0-0 8, McClellan 3-5 0-0 6, Melson 2-5 0-0 5, Beach 0-0 0-0 0, Dranginis 3-6 0-0 9, Bakamus 0-1 0-0 0, Edwards 4-7 2-2 10, Triano 1-2 0-0 3. Totals 34-60 9-10 88. Halftime–Gonzaga 46-27. 3-Point Goals–San Diego 5-26 (Sanadze 3-9, Carter III 1-3, Summy 1-3, Neubauer 0-1, Oshita 0-2, Pusica 0-2, Bailey 0-3, Williams 0-3), Gonzaga 11-18 (Dranginis 3-4, Wiltjer 2-2, Alberts 2-2, Perkins 2-3, Triano 1-2, Melson 1-3, Bakamus 0-1, Sabonis 0-1). Fouled Out–None. Rebounds–San Diego 29 (Sanadze 6), Gonzaga 46 (Sabonis 15). Assists–San Diego 8 (Bailey, Carter III, Floresca, Kok, Neubauer, Pusica, Sanadze, Summy 1), Gonzaga 16 (Perkins 5). Total Fouls–San Diego 13, Gonzaga 12. A–6,000.
HIGH SCHOOL HODGEMAN COUNTY 51, MINNEOLA 40 MINNEOLA (40) Chris Temaat 12, Schneweis 9, Berger 8, Walker 6, Hornback 3, Schrader 1 HODGEMAN COUNTY (51) Kyle Hayes 18, Shiew 8, Salmans 8, Harms 6, James 6, Roberts 3, Morgan 2 3-point goals: M 2 (Berger 1, Hornback 1); HC 1 (James 1) ANDALE 54, AUGUSTA 42 AUGUSTA (42) Jonny CLausin 16, Cole Howerton 11, Weakley 6, Trebbe 4, Whitehead 3, Westbrooks 2 ANDALE (54) Clint Walstad 21, Jeffery Ast 12, Meyer 9, Bruce 7, Carney 3, Dagenais 2 3-point goals: AU 3 (Calsuing 1, Howerton 1, Whitehead 1); AN 7 (Walstad 4, Carney 1, Meyer 1, Bruce 1) SPEARVILLLE 79, BUCKLIN 7 BUCKLIN (7) Birney 5, Neufeld 2 SPEARVILLE (79) Lampe 2, Heskamp 14, Strecker 5, K. Stein 9, N. Stein 16, Heeke 9, Hessman 2, Rich 2, Kistler 2, Stegman 5, Knight 2, C. Stein 11 Bucklin 5 2 0 0 -7 Spearville 19 20 28 12 -- 79 3-point goals: B 1 (Birney); S 2 (N. Stein, Strecker) PRETTY PRAIRIE 63, NORWICH 56 NORWICH (56) Roe 15, Doll 5, Allenda 16, Kyle 9, Payne 4, Kraus 5 PRETTY PRAIRIE (63) Bair 16, Lampe 18, T. Webster 6, Sherrow 13, D. Webster 10 Norwich 20 13 15 8 -- 56 Pretty Prairie 13 14 21 15 -- 63 3-point goals: N 5 (Allenda 2, Doll, Kyle, Kraus); PP 4 (Sherrow 2, D. Webster, Lampe) http://www.hutchnews.com/sports/ justpreps/prep_schools/hutchinson/secondhalf-burst-lifts-salina-south-past-hutchinson/ article_49e53a07-12e0-5bb4-8027-086394c0330a. html STERLING 74, LYONS 50 LYONS (50) Landeros 1, Kirkhart 2, Rivera 4, Hursey 16, Edwards 17, Pray 6, Rascon 2, Smith 2 STERLING (74) Wilson 3, Ke. Comley 25, Richter 9, Briar 6, Ky. Compley 17, Jones 2, Hinshaw 12 Lyons 14 12 11 13 -50 Sterling 19 27 11 17 -74 3-point goals: L 2 (Hursey, Edwards); S 14 (Hinshaw 4, Ky. Comley 3, Ke. Comley 3, Briar 2, Wilson, Richter)
COLLEGE Major Scores EAST Akron 69, Buffalo 61 Albany (NY) 64, Maine 59 Army 52, American U. 42 Bryant 63, LIU Brooklyn 55 Bucknell 71, Colgate 51 CCSU 62, Wagner 52 Cornell 66, Columbia 59 Fairield 59, Manhattan 57 Fairleigh Dickinson 83, Robert Morris 68 Hartford 51, Vermont 47 Loyola (Md.) 63, Boston U. 54 Navy 65, Lafayette 58, OT Rhode Island 72, La Salle 61 Richmond 74, UMass 68 Sacred Heart 68, St. Francis Brooklyn 51 St. Bonaventure 70, George Mason 55 St. Francis (Pa.) 87, Mount St. Mary’s 57 Stony Brook 63, New Hampshire 54 UConn 104, Temple 49 UMBC 68, Mass.-Lowell 44 West Virginia 72, Kansas 35 Yale 81, Brown 54 SOUTH Alabama St. 86, Alabama A&M 50 Alcorn St. 81, MVSU 66 Belmont 88, Austin Peay 82 Bethune-Cookman 69, Coppin St. 56 Chattanooga 72, UNC-Greensboro 61 Coastal Carolina 73, Charleston Southern 62 ETSU 74, W. Carolina 62 Florida A&M 72, Morgan St. 65 Florida Gulf Coast 54, SC-Upstate 43 Furman 70, Wofford 61 Gardner-Webb 58, UNC Asheville 56 Grambling St. 69, Prairie View 66, OT Hampton 55, NC A&T 52 Houston Baptist 71, New Orleans 51 Incarnate Word 70, SE Louisiana 66 Jacksonville 81, Lipscomb 51 Kennesaw St. 70, North Florida 55 Liberty 77, Winthrop 61 Louisiana Tech 65, FAU 62 Louisiana-Lafayette 77, Georgia St. 57 Louisiana-Monroe 50, Georgia Southern 49 Marshall 81, Rice 52 McNeese St. 82, Sam Houston St. 79 Mercer 63, Samford 60 NC Central 63, Norfolk St. 62 Old Dominion 61, Middle Tennessee 58 Radford 79, Longwood 67 SC State 61, Delaware St. 48 SE Missouri 60, Tennessee Tech 57 Savannah St. 60, Md.-Eastern Shore 42 South Alabama 59, Texas-Arlington 55 Southern Miss. 82, FIU 55 Stetson 60, NJIT 55 Tennessee St. 69, Murray St. 58 Texas Southern 62, Jackson St. 36 Troy 112, Texas St. 79 UAB 75, Charlotte 57 UT Martin 63, Jacksonville St. 53 W. Kentucky 65, North Texas 53 MIDWEST Ball St. 67, Bowling Green 56 Cleveland St. 75, Youngstown St. 68 Detroit 66, N. Kentucky 65 E. Michigan 72, Kent St. 51 Green Bay 64, Ill.-Chicago 22 IUPUI 67, N. Dakota St. 44 Michigan St. 80, Iowa 73 Milwaukee 82, Valparaiso 60 Morehead St. 85, E. Illinois 77 Nebraska 65, Rutgers 54 New Mexico St. 70, Chicago St. 60 Ohio 86, Cent. Michigan 84, OT S. Illinois 74, Evansville 56 SIU-Edwardsville 89, E. Kentucky 74 Texas Rio Grande Valley 62, UMKC 53 Toledo 66, N. Illinois 59 UCF 80, Cincinnati 60 W. Michigan 80, Miami (Ohio) 66 Wright St. 77, Oakland 72 SOUTHWEST Abilene Christian 85, Stephen F. Austin 70 Arkansas St. 83, Appalachian St. 60 Nicholls St. 64, Texas A&M-CC 62, OT Northwestern St. 73, Lamar 51 Oklahoma St. 73, Oklahoma 42 Oral Roberts 61, IPFW 59 SMU 58, Memphis 49 Southern U. 78, Ark.-Pine Bluff 61 Tulane 71, Tulsa 47 FAR WEST BYU 78, Portland 66 Boise St. 75, San Diego St. 45 CS Bakersield 76, Seattle 68 Cal Poly 51, Cal St.-Fullerton 46 Colorado St. 69, Utah St. 49 Fresno St. 59, San Jose St. 54 Grand Canyon 61, Utah Valley 53 Idaho St. 71, Portland St. 70 Long Beach St. 71, UC Irvine 65 Montana St. 66, N. Colorado 58 North Dakota 61, Montana 59 Saint Mary’s (Cal) 82, Paciic 73 San Diego 63, Gonzaga 54 San Francisco 81, Pepperdine 74 Santa Clara 57, Loyola Marymount 56 UC Santa Barbara 65, CS Northridge 49 Weber St. 77, Sacramento St. 66 Wyoming 66, New Mexico 48 NO. 1 UCONN 104, TEMPLE 49 TEMPLE (11-6) Butts 5-19 0-0 12, Covile 2-7 0-0 5, Fitzgerald 3-11 1-2 8, Atkinson 2-8 0-0 4, Fountain 1-5 0-2 2, Nwaigwe 2-6 1-2 5, Sherrill 0-4 0-0 0, Berger 4-5 0-0 11, Bolduc 1-2 0-0 2, Martin 0-1 0-0 0. Totals 20-68 2-6 49. UCONN (16-0) Tuck 2-6 1-1 6, Stewart 9-11 1-2 22, Jefferson 5-8 0-0 11, Nurse 3-9 0-0 8, Samuelson 8-12 0-0 21, Pulido 0-1 0-0 0, Chong 0-2 2-2 2, Williams 5-10 0-2 10, Lawlor 0-0 0-0 0, Ekmark 1-2 0-0 3, Collier 4-8 2-2 10, Butler 4-6 3-3 11. Totals 41-75 9-12 104. Temple 10 11 14 14— 49 UConn 32 25 25 22—104 3-Point Goals–Temple 7-23 (Berger 3-4, Butts 2-11, Covile 1-2, Fitzgerald 1-2, Fountain 0-2, Atkinson 0-2), UConn 13-29 (Samuelson 5-8, Stewart 3-4, Nurse 2-6, Jefferson 1-2, Ekmark 1-2, Tuck 1-4, Collier 0-1, Chong 0-2). Fouled Out–None. Rebounds–Temple 34 (Covile 5), UConn 48 (Stewart 10). Assists–Temple 14 (Butts 6), UConn 27 (Samuelson 6). Total Fouls–Temple 11, UConn 11. A–9,846. OKLAHOMA ST. 73, NO. 14 OKLAHOMA 42 OKLAHOMA (12-4) K. Williams 2-3 1-2 5, Little 0-4 0-0 0, Wyatt 1-4 0-0 2, Ortiz 2-8 2-2 7, Manning 2-10 8-10 13, PierreLouis 1-3 0-0 2, Edwards 2-4 2-4 6, Kellogg 0-0 0-0 0, Carter 0-4 2-2 2, Treece 2-5 0-0 5, L. Williams 0-2 0-0 0. Totals 12-47 15-20 42. OKLAHOMA ST. (13-4) Coleman 2-5 0-0 4, Jensen 5-9 7-9 17, Simon 0-0 0-0 0, Martin 9-15 1-2 19, Patton 2-6 1-2 7, Omozee 0-1 0-0 0, Walton 3-8 0-0 8, Holt 0-3 2-4 2, Jones 2-6 0-0 6, Swanson 0-0 0-0 0, Wheeler 3-4 0-0 8, Loecker 1-2 0-0 2. Totals 27-59 11-17 73. Oklahoma 6 11 9 16—42 Oklahoma St. 16 16 21 20—73 3-Point Goals–Oklahoma 3-22 (Ortiz 1-4, Treece 1-4, Manning 1-5, Edwards 0-1, Carter 0-2, Wyatt 0-3, Little 0-3), Oklahoma St. 8-19 (Jones 2-2, Wheeler 2-3, Patton 2-5, Walton 2-6, Holt 0-1, Coleman 0-2). Fouled Out–Coleman. Rebounds–Oklahoma 32 (Manning 6), Oklahoma St. 39 (Martin 14). Assists–Oklahoma 4 (Edwards 2), Oklahoma St. 21 (Patton 8). Total Fouls–Oklahoma 21, Oklahoma St. 17. A–3,990. NO. 18 MICHIGAN ST. 80, IOWA 73 IOWA (13-5) Coley 3-5 0-1 6, Kastanek 2-4 0-0 4, Disterhoft 4-10 4-6 13, Jennings 6-15 2-2 15, Peschel 3-6 3-4 12, Gustafson 2-2 3-3 7, Davis 5-12 2-4 16, Buttenham 0-2 0-0 0. Totals 25-56 14-20 73. MICHIGAN ST. (13-4) Hines 4-9 5-6 13, Powers 8-15 7-8 23, Taylor 2-3 1-5 5, Jankoska 4-14 9-11 18, Agee 5-11 2-2 14, Miller 0-1 0-0 0, Green 3-8 0-0 6, Allen 0-3 1-2 1. Totals 26-64 25-34 80. Iowa 16 20 11 26—73 Michigan St. 13 10 23 34—80 3-Point Goals–Iowa 9-18 (Davis 4-5, Peschel
3-4, Disterhoft 1-2, Jennings 1-4, Buttenham 0-1, Kastanek 0-2), Michigan St. 3-15 (Agee 2-4, Jankoska 1-6, Miller 0-1, Green 0-2, Powers 0-2). Fouled Out–Gustafson, Jennings. Rebounds–Iowa 40 (Disterhoft 7), Michigan St. 38 (Agee, Powers 7). Assists–Iowa 13 (Davis 5), Michigan St. 12 (Jankoska, Powers 3). Total Fouls–Iowa 23, Michigan St. 18. A–9,017.
LOCAL KANSAS WESLEYAN 58, BETHANY COLLEGE 42 BETHANY COLLEGE (42) Davis 0-3 4-6 4, Caballero 1-6 1-2 3, Stewart 3-11 6-8 12, Chanco 6-19 0-0 12, Lindshield 1-9 0-0 2, Ahaneku 2-3 0-0 2, DeLong 1-3 0-0 4, Wong 0-0 0-0 0, D’Amour 0-0 0-0 0, Peters 0-1 2-2 2 KANSAS WESLEYAN (58) Steinle 3-6 4-4 10, Farris 4-9 0-0 10, New 0-1 2-2 2, Lichtenauer 2-7 0-0 5, Alexander 6-12 1-3 14, Wilson 0-2 0-0 0, Barlow 1-4 0-0 3, Mortensen 0-0 0-0 0, Grant 3-10 0-0 6, Patton 4-6 0-0 8, Johnson 0-0 0-0 0 Halftime score: Kansas Wesleyan 28-19, 3-point goals: Bethany College 1-14 (Davis 0-2, Caballero 0-5, Stewart 0-1, Chanco 0-1, Lindshield 0-3, DeLong 1-2), Kansas Wesleyan 5-21 (Steinle 0-1, Farris 2-6, New 0-1, Lichtenauer 1-2, Alexander 1-4, Wilson 0-1, Barlow 1-4, Grant 0-2). Rebounds: Bethany College 32 (Chanco 7), Kansas Wesleyan 48 (Alexander 14). Assists: Bethany College 7 (Caballero 6), Kansas Wesleyan 15 (Barlow 3, Lichtenauer 3). Turnovers: Bethany College 7, Kansas Wesleyan 11). Total Fouls: Bethany College 13, Kansas Wesleyan 17. Fouled out: Lindshield.
HIGH SCHOOL LINCOLN 62, CHASE 33 CHASE (33) Oberle 8, Calhoun 2, Schneider 10, Patton 7, Jarda 2, Weatherman 2, Clark 2 LINCOLN (62) Heald 4, A. Crist 8, Obermueller 3, L. Crist 3, Harlow 18, O’Bannon 3, Lyne 2, White 10, Walford 8, Foulke 3 Chase 5 9 10 9 -33 Lincoln 23 12 15 12 -62 3-point goals: C 3 (Schneider 3); L 8 (White 2, Harlow 2, A. Crist 2, L. Crist, Foulke) CHENEY 61, BLUESTEM 21 BLUESTEM (21) Emmons 6, Bevans 5, Korte 1, Boline 4, Chilcutt 3, M. Korte 2 CHENEY (61) Black 2, Ortiz 10, Lonker 5, Higgins 6, Monson 8, Freund 4, Block 4, Albers 22
FOOTBALL NFL PLAYOFF GLANCE Wild-card Playoffs Saturday, Jan. 9 Kansas City 30, Houston 0 Pittsburgh 18, Cincinnati 16 Sunday, Jan. 10 Seattle 10, Minnesota 9 Green Bay 35, Washington 18 Divisional Playoffs Saturday, Jan. 16 New England 27, Kansas City 20 Green Bay at Arizona, 7:15 p.m. (NBC) Sunday, Jan. 17 Seattle at Carolina, 12:05 p.m. (FOX) Pittsburgh at Denver, 3:30 p.m. (CBS) Conference Championships Sunday, Jan. 24 AFC Pittsburgh-Denver winner vs. New England, 2:05 p.m. (CBS) NFC, 5:40 p.m. (FOX) Pro Bowl Sunday, Jan. 31 At Honolulu Team Rice vs. Team Irvin, 6 p.m. (ESPN) Super Bowl Sunday, Feb. 7 At Santa Clara, Calif. TBD, 5:30 p.m. (CBS) CHIEFS-PATRIOTS STATS Kansas City 3 3 7 7—20 New England 7 7 7 6—27 First Quarter NE–Gronkowski 8 pass from Brady (Gostkowski kick), 10:23. KC–FG Santos 34, 1:52. Second Quarter NE–Brady 1 run (Gostkowski kick), 3:23. KC–FG Santos 32, :12. Third Quarter NE–Gronkowski 16 pass from Brady (Gostkowski kick), 8:24. KC–A.Wilson 10 pass from A.Smith (Santos kick), 2:12. Fourth Quarter NE–FG Gostkowski 40, 14:46. NE–FG Gostkowski 32, 10:20. KC–West 1 run (Santos kick), 1:13. A–66,829. KC NE First downs 27 21 Total Net Yards 378 340 Rushes-yards 32-135 14-38 Passing 243 302 Punt Returns 2-27 1-22 Kickoff Returns 3-90 1-26 Interceptions Ret. 0-0 0-0 Comp-Att-Int 29-50-0 28-42-0 Sacked-Yards Lost 1-3 0-0 Punts 3-35.7 3-42.0 Fumbles-Lost 1-1 0-0 Penalties-Yards 5-40 6-24 Time of Possession 37:51 22:09 INDIVIDUAL STATISTICS RUSHING–Kansas City, West 17-61, A.Smith 9-44, Davis 6-30. New England, S.Jackson 6-16, Edelman 1-11, Brady 6-6, White 1-5. PASSING–Kansas City, A.Smith 29-50-0-246. New England, Brady 28-42-0-302. RECEIVING–Kansas City, Kelce 6-23, A.Wilson 5-57, Conley 5-33, Avant 4-69, Maclin 2-23, West 2-15, Davis 2-13, Harris 1-10, Hammond Jr. 1-2, Sherman 1-1. New England, Edelman 10-100, Gronkowski 7-83, LaFell 3-6, K.Martin 2-57, White 2-39, Amendola 2-18, S.Jackson 1-2, Bolden 1-(minus 3). MISSED FIELD GOALS–None.
GOLF JOBURG OPEN LEADING SCORES At Royal Johannesburg and Kensington Golf Club Johannesburg Purse: $978,310 e-East Course: 7,677 yards, par-72 w-West Course: 7,228 yards, par-71 Third Round Anthony Wall, England 65w-67e68e—200 Zander Lombard, South Africa 71e-64w65e—200 Haydn Porteous, South Africa 66e-66w68e—200 Ross McGowan, England 67e-62w73e—202 Jacques Blaauw, South Africa 66w-69e67e—202 Paul Dunne, Ireland 71e-63w68e—202 Daniel Im, United States 69e-68w65e—202 Jean Hugo, South Africa 67e-65w71e—203 Justin Walters, South Africa 65e-69w69e—203 Bjorn Akesson, Sweden 70e-64w70e—204 Rhys West, South Africa 68e-69w67e—204 Felipe Aguilar, Chile 67e-65w73e—205 Marcel Siem, Germany 66w-70e69e—205 Alex Haindl, South Africa 72e-64w69e—205 Johan Carlsson, Sweden 66e-67w73e—206 Trevor Fisher Jr., South Africa 67w-70e69e—206 Mark Williams, Zimbabwe 65w-70e71e—206 Also Ernie Els, South Africa 70w-70e68e—208
HOCKEY NHL STANDINGS EASTERN CONFERENCE Atlantic GP W L OT Pts GF Florida 44 26 13 5 57 118 Detroit 44 23 14 7 53 110 Boston 44 23 16 5 51 133 Tampa Bay 44 23 17 4 50 116 Montreal 45 23 18 4 50 126 Ottawa 45 21 18 6 48 125 Buffalo 45 18 23 4 40 105 Toronto 43 16 20 7 39 108 Metropolitan GP W L OT Pts GF Washington 44 33 8 3 69 144 N.Y. Rangers 44 24 15 5 53 127 N.Y. Islanders 44 24 15 5 53 122 New Jersey 46 22 19 5 49 101 Carolina 46 20 18 8 48 111 Pittsburgh 43 20 16 7 47 103 Philadelphia 42 19 15 8 46 96 Columbus 46 17 25 4 38 116 WESTERN CONFERENCE Central GP W L OT Pts GF Chicago 47 30 13 4 64 135 Dallas 45 29 12 4 62 151
GA 98 114 116 106 113 138 122 122 GA 95 115 110 110 124 108 113 146 GA 108 120
St. Louis 48 26 15 7 59 121 121 Minnesota 44 22 14 8 52 113 103 Colorado 46 22 21 3 47 129 129 Nashville 44 19 17 8 46 113 123 Winnipeg 45 21 21 3 45 118 129 Paciic GP W L OT Pts GF GA Los Angeles 43 27 13 3 57 115 97 Arizona 44 22 17 5 49 122 133 San Jose 42 22 18 2 46 120 114 Vancouver 45 18 17 10 46 109 126 Anaheim 43 19 17 7 45 86 102 Calgary 42 20 20 2 42 115 129 Edmonton 45 17 23 5 39 109 133 NOTE: Two points for a win, one point for overtime loss. Friday’s Games Boston 4, Buffalo 1 Chicago 4, Toronto 1 Vancouver 3, Carolina 2, OT Tampa Bay 5, Pittsburgh 4, OT Winnipeg 1, Minnesota 0 Anaheim 4, Dallas 2 Saturday’s Games N.Y. Rangers 3, Philadelphia 2, SO New Jersey 2, Arizona 0 Ottawa 5, Los Angeles 3 Boston 3, Toronto 2 Buffalo 4, Washington 1 Columbus 2, Colorado 1 St. Louis 4, Montreal 3, OT Minnesota at Nashville, 7 p.m. Calgary at Edmonton, 9 p.m. Dallas at San Jose, 9:30 p.m. Sunday’s Games Carolina at Pittsburgh, 2 p.m. Vancouver at N.Y. Islanders, 3 p.m. Florida at Tampa Bay, 4 p.m. N.Y. Rangers at Washington, 4 p.m. Montreal at Chicago, 6 p.m. Philadelphia at Detroit, 6:30 p.m. Los Angeles at Anaheim, 8 p.m. Monday’s Games Edmonton at Florida, 6:30 p.m. Pittsburgh at St. Louis, 7 p.m. Colorado at Winnipeg, 7 p.m. Buffalo at Arizona, 8 p.m. Ottawa at San Jose, 9:30 p.m. CANADIENS-BLUES SUM Montreal 0 2 1 0—3 St. Louis 1 1 1 1—4 First Period–1, St. Louis, Fabbri 11 (Lehtera, Tarasenko), :34. Second Period–2, Montreal, Subban 3 (Markov), 3:41 (pp). 3, Montreal, Pacioretty 18 (Beaulieu, Plekanec), 10:24. 4, St. Louis, Stastny 4 (Parayko, Berglund), 11:31. Third Period–5, Montreal, Plekanec 9 (Pacioretty, Gallagher), 13:51. 6, St. Louis, Rattie 2 (Backes, Berglund), 14:35. Overtime–7, St. Louis, Lehtera 6 (Fabbri), 2:04. Shots on Goal–Montreal 17-22-9-1–49. St. Louis 9-7-4-2–22. Goalies–Montreal, Condon. St. Louis, Elliott. A–19,501 (19,150). T–2:48. MAPLE LEAFS-BRUINS SUM Toronto 1 1 0—2 Boston 1 1 1—3 First Period–1, Boston, Bergeron 16 (Krug, K.Miller), :45. 2, Toronto, Komarov 16 (Kadri, Phaneuf), 4:31. Second Period–3, Boston, Bergeron 17 (Chara, Trotman), :39. 4, Toronto, Matthias 4 (Bozak), 17:16. Third Period–5, Boston, Marchand 16, 19:13. Shots on Goal–Toronto 13-8-8–29. Boston 18-13-14–45. Goalies–Toronto, Bernier. Boston, Rask. A–17,565 (17,565). T–2:41. AVALANCHE-BLUE JACKETS SUM Colorado 0 1 0—1 Columbus 1 0 1—2 First Period–1, Columbus, Dubinsky 9 (Murray, Jones), :58. Second Period–2, Colorado, Wagner 4 (Iginla, Bigras), 6:02. Third Period–3, Columbus, J.Johnson 6 (Goloubef, Saad), 18:53. Shots on Goal–Colorado 6-13-11–30. Columbus 5-6-10–21. Goalies–Colorado, Pickard. Columbus, Korpisalo. A–17,776 (18,144). T–2:28.
WRESTLING CLEARWATER INVITATIONAL Team standings 1. Pratt 186; 2. Mulvane 147; 3. El Dorado 130 1/2; 4. Independence 126; 5. Buhler 121 1/2; 6. Chaparral 110; 7. Clearwater 107; 8. Smoky Valley 105 1/2; 9. Ottawa 103; 10. Concordia 83 1/2; 11. Hugoton 50 1/2; 12. Caney Valley 42; 13. Rose Hill 41; 14. Wellington 31 Buhler results 106: Adam Whitson, 4-1, third 113: Nick Elliott, 4-1, third 126: Josh Glasgow, 4-2, ifth 132: Justin Hershberger, 4-0, irst 138: Tyler Whitson, 4-1, third 145: Nathan Elliott, 4-2, ifth 160: Clayton Peterson, 4-0, irst 170: Tyler Dowell, 2-2 HALSTEAD WRESTLING INVITATIONAL TEAM STANDINGS 1. Marion, 185.00 2. Lyons, 154.00 3. Fredonia, 151.00 4. Douglas, 127.00 5. SE of Saline, 111.00 6. Chase, 104.00 7. Hesston, 99.00 8. Cherryvale, 86.00 9. Hillsboro, 75.00 10. Central of Burden, 74.00 11. Ellsworth, 61.50 12. Circle, 58.50 13. Bluestem, 57.00 14. Halstead, 54.00 Remington, 54.00 16. Nickerson, 43.50 17. Garden Plain, 40.00 18. Wichita Trinity Academy, 30.00 19. St. Johns Military Academy, 29.00 20. Herington, 26.00 21. Wichita Independent, 22.00 22. Cheney, 11.00 CHAMPIONSHIP MATCHES 106: Ashten Dodson, DOU, tech. fall, Cordon Rowley, 19-2 113: Chris Goans, LYN, dec., Bryce Bowman, 9-4 120: Zeb Turner, SES, dec., Chandler Kreutziger, 7-3 126: Dalton Goans, LYN, dec., Jarrett Johnson, 5-4 132: Devin Voth, FRE, dec., Ezra Damall, 6-1 138: Bryce Shults, MAR, fall, Rodney Longshaw, 1:19 145: Christian Morris, HAL, dec., Jacob Sharp, 6-2 152: Rudy Rodriguez, SES, dec., Alexander VanRooy, 3-1 160: Logan Sherman, FRE, fall, Tony Morris, 3:39 170: Lucas McMichael, BUR, dec., Lane Moran, 3-2 182: Cody Clarke, LYN, fall, Michael Delaney, 2:26 195: Tyler Palic, MAR, dec., Levi Mendoza, 4-2 220: Abel Alvarez, SES, fall, Donovan Green, 2:44 285: Adam Kjellin, MAR, dec., Chris Reese, 1-0 NEWTON TOURNAMENT OF CHAMPIONS Team standings Hutchinson results 106: Brian Gates, 4-1, second 113: Tyreese Moore, 3-2 120: Sam Tarbox, 3-2 126: Hagen Kent, 5-1, third 132: Patrick Graebner, 1-2 138: Braden Seems, 2-2 145: Sam Vasquez, 3-2 152: Riley Smith, 3-2 170: Lukas Schweigert, 3-2 195: Dylan Chesterman, 3-2 220: Dylan Jensen, 4-2, fourth 285: Steehl Limon, 3-2 Championship matches 106: Gabe Buckbee, Arkansas City, dec. Brian Gates, Hutchinson, 7-6 113: Marcus Robinson, Arkansas City, dec. Logan Treaster, Newton, 5-3 OT 120: Devin Onwugbufor, Wichita Northwest, dec. Cade Lindsey, Derby, 6-2 126: Grifin Bossingham, Andover, dec. Conner Ward, Mill Valley, 4-0 OT 132: Paul Stuart, Andover, dec. Jake Beeston, Arkansas City, 4-0 138: Michael Prieto, Garden City, maj. dec. Jalin Harper, Manhattan, 10-2 145: Mason Wallace, Manhattan, dec. Justin Rieschick, Holton, 3-1 152: Alec Castillo, Garden City, dec. Tyler Price, Holton, 6-5 160: Dakota Rodd, Andover Central, dec. Mike Kasson, Norton, 2-1 170: Brett Moon, Maize, dec. Daniel Butler, Leavenworth, 3-0 182: Gavin Lively, Norton, dec. Alan Clothier, Lawrence, 6-5 195: Noah Ornelas, Wichita Northwest, pin, Zeke Herrera, Garden City, 5:47 220: Benny Hernandez, Garden City, dec., Andrew Sprague, Gardner-Edgerton, 7-6 Hwt: Jared Ross, Wichita Northwest, pin, Collyn Auker, Norton, 0:33
ETC. Transactions BASKETBALL National Basketball Association CHICAGO BULLS — Recalled F-C Cristiano Felicio from Canton (NBADL). FOOTBALL National Football League BALTIMORE RAVENS — Named Leslie Frazier secondary coach, Joe Cullen defensive line coach and Scott Cohen coaching assistant/opponent analysis. Announced cornerbacks coach Matt Weiss will become the linebackers coach. TENNESSEE TITANS — Named Mike Mularkey coach.
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OUTDOORS ONE ‘DOE-FENSIVE’ DEER
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In this Jan. 4 photo, a young female deer, out in front of some of her young, approaches a bobcat to chase the bobcat away as the deer were feeding in the late afternoon east of Lawrence.
New trap helps fight against feral hogs An inverse bucket list BY MICHAEL PEARCE Tribune News Service
HOISINGTON – Kansas’ war on feral swine is being fought largely on a 40-mile front along the Oklahoma state line. But Curran Salter is winning battles from his Hoisington home about four hours away, often in the middle of the night with the simple push of a button. That’s all it takes to drop a new style of trap that’s greatly improved his efficiency. A pile of corn was placed near a trail camera by Salter. If a herd of feral pigs starts using the bait site, he’ll put a remote-controlled drop trap at the sight. “The main thing is that this lets us decide when we want to drop the trap,” Salter said about a 22-foot across drop trap. “When they’re here, we get a video so we know exactly what is under the trap. We’ll know if it’s just one animal, or maybe a deer or a raccoon, or the entire (herd of pigs). The whole process of getting these traps set up, and the pigs in them, is so much faster, too.” America’s wild pigs are descendants of domestic pigs gone wild. Feral pigs are found in more than 40 states, from Florida to California, and three Canadian provinces. Their range has more than doubled in the past 30 years. Some estimates put the U.S. population at more than 6 million. That’s a jump of 2 million from five years ago. Feral sows often have two litters per year, each
with six to 10 piglets, The Wichita Eagle reported. Kansas is one of the few states to keep the feral swine population at bay. Salter, a U.S. Department of Agriculture wildlife biologist, said Kansas has been fighting feral pigs since 2006, when a population appeared on Fort Riley. It’s thought most Kansas populations were pigs that had been trapped farther south, then released in Kansas by hunters wanting to create a local population. That practice is now illegal. Over the past decade, Salter and other biologists have killed 6,000 feral pigs within about 20 Kansas counties, or in bordering parts of neighboring states. Localized populations have been eradicated. Salter estimates the Kansas population is fewer than 1,000 animals. One of Kansas’ two main pig problem areas is in Bourbon County, where several landowners want a huntable population and forbid federal eradication. The other area is between Montgomery and Cowley counties, along the Oklahoma line, where the pigs are expanding northward from Oklahoma, a state with an estimated population of more than 600,000 wild pigs. Trapping has been a vital tool for controlling Kansas’ populations since 2006. Never has it been more efficient. Initial traps involved using piles of corn for bait. When trail cameras showed a sizable herd in the area, biologists began
a slow process of getting the pigs acclimated to a trap of welded wire panels attached to posts in the ground, gradually building it around the corn, adding a new piece every several days. “It used to take three or four weeks, or even months for the pigs to accept things, and get used to an enclosure on the ground,” said Salter. “We had to go in every few days and get things gradually constructed, keep baiting it.” Early traps relied on trip wires to lower a gate at one end of the trap. A gluttonous single pig might trip the trap before others were within. Worse, would be if a non-target animal dropped the gate before a herd of swine arrived. “If they walk up, and see that animal, a deer or a raccoon trapped, you about have to start over,” said Salter. “Pigs are too smart to come back to that trap.” A few years ago, biologists started using similar traps that had a door that could be dropped remotely, thanks to a camera that sent images to biologists via cell phone signal. His best single night catch in one trap was 42 pigs. Now, with a similar trigger system, paired with the new style of drop trap that sits 44 inches above the ground, the waiting game can be greatly reduced. Last week, he made the rounds checking trail cameras and bait piles south of Cedar Vale. His last stop was where a drop trap sat in a sprawling field of harvested milo. The trap stuck
out like a battleship on a sea of flattened stalks. “That’s one of the benefits to these is that we can set them about anywhere and they don’t seem to notice them,” Salter said. “I think it’s because when they walk up they can see completely underneath these things so they feel secure. Sometimes you can catch the entire (herd) the night after you set it up. These save us so much time.” Speaking of time, this is the time of year Salter and the two other USDA wildlife biologists in Kansas are working their longest hours. With the end of deer seasons they have access to most properties for baiting and trapping. (Salter said almost all landowners asked have allowed his crews to eradicate feral pigs on their lands.) They also have an annual program of shooting feral pigs from a helicopter, which usually makes up about 60 percent of the annual kill in Kansas. Some days, crews have killed more than 100 feral pigs and totally eradicated isolated populations. Carcasses are disposed of as per the landowner’s request. Even with such weapons, and a well-funded feral swine control program within the current farm bill, Salter sees no end to the fight to keep Kansas as wild pig-free as possible. “We can keep them beat back, but they’re always going to keep coming,” he said. “We’re in this for the long haul.”
“We can keep them beat back, but they’re always going to keep coming. We’re in this for the long haul.” Curran Salter, U.S. Department of Agriculture wildlife biologist
Yellowstone bison slaughters to continue for now BY MATTHEW BROWN Associated Press
BILLINGS, Mont. – Large numbers of migrating Yellowstone National Park bison are likely to face slaughter for at least the next couple of winters as officials weigh changes to a 15-year-old agreement that drives the practice, the park’s superintendent said. Most of the bison removed from America’s first national park are captured and sent to slaughter over concerns they may transmit the disease brucellosis to Montana
livestock. Yellowstone Superintendent Dan Wenk said he’s hopeful the slaughters eventually will be phased out and replaced by hunting. However, that’s not feasible in the short term with a near-record population of about 4,900 park bison, Wenk told The Associated Press. The park has agreed to reduce bison numbers as a way to minimize conflicts with landowners in Montana. It plans to cull 600 to 900 of the animals this winter using a combination of hunting and
shipments to slaughter. “Under current population numbers, we will have to capture and ship bison to slaughter,” Wenk said. “That’s just the world we’re living in today. It might not be the world we’re living in three years from now.” No bison-to-cattle transmissions of brucellosis have been recorded in the wild, which Wenk said was one gauge of success for a 2000 bison management agreement between federal agencies and Montana officials. Brucellosis was introduced into Yellowstone’s
bison herds by domestic livestock brought into the region by early settlers. An overhaul of the 2000 agreement that began last year is expected to be completed by late 2017. Yellowstone’s bison herds numbered just a few dozen animals in the early 1900s. They recovered dramatically over the past century, and today the park has some of the only genetically pure bison left in the world. Yet that conservation success in recent years has become overshadowed by the slaughters used to control bison numbers.
Exploring Kansas Outdoors
Steve Gilliland At church one Sunday, one of the greeters whose daughter is getting married soon was telling me about the recent excursion to buy his suit for the wedding. When asked why he was not wearing a tux for the occasion, he replied “I think it’s on my bucket list that I will never wear a tuxedo for anything.” That got me to thinking; there are numerous things that I too will never do, so why not come up with “an inverse bucket list” of things in the outdoors that I simply never want to do. Bear in mind, the items on this list reflect only my opinion, are listed in no particular order and are possibly subject to change given the circumstances. I will never milk a skunk! Pure skunk essence is in high demand by trapping lure manufacturers and is also used as a carrier in perfume to hold the scent and help it last longer. Lots of trappers extract the essence from skunks they catch by inserting a small hypodermic needle into the scent glands and carefully sucking out the essence, then depositing it into some sort of sealed glass container. I thoroughly admire trappers who do this as they are going the extra mile to harvest and use all parts of those amazing critters, but I’ll probably never do it myself. I will probably never skin a skunk that I catch either. I will never keep a carp for table fare. Big, strong and built like aquatic tanks with scales, carp are possibly second only to wipers as the hardest fighting fish found in Kansas waters, and avid carp fisherman would probably argue with that. I found the International Carp Fishing Association, the American Carp Fishing Association and various other state organizations, all dedicated to the sport of catchand-release carp tournament fishing. The guys and gals of these clubs are as infatuated with carp fishing as any bass or walleye tournament fishermen. Once again, I thoroughly respect these folks for their appreciation for a creature that’s often known as a trash fish and has over the years been the brunt of more jokes and ridicule than President Obama. However, given the number of other fine-eating fish found in Kansas, I’ll probably never keep one. I will never eat possum or grubs. I have tasted numerous kinds of wild game meat, including
bear, beaver, raccoon and bobcat, and most taste amazingly good, though bear and raccoon are slightly greasy. I guess possum is also edible and in fact is considered classy cuisine in some parts of the country. In response to the suggestion of eating possum, I once heard someone say “No I will never eat possum; I’ve seen too many of them crawl out of a rotting carcass of some sort.” My sentiments exactly; possums are four legged vultures and to me eating one would be no different than eating a vulture. So no, I will never eat possum! ... Likewise with grubs; I watch the survival shows and see the guys fishing big fat grubs out of trees and rotten logs, hear them tell how tasty and crunchy they are roasted over an open fire, and listen to them rave about all the protein and nutrients they provide a hungry person. Sorry, but I think I’d rather chew off my left foot! If God had wanted me to eat grubs He would have created me as a stork or a skunk. I will never spend another winter night in a tiny camping trailer. When I was just a kid, probably in my early 20s, I accepted an older co-worker’s invitation to go deer hunting with him in Pennsylvania. We were staying in his tiny camping trailer in some deserted state park or something, and early the first morning we stepped out into 10 or so inches of fresh snow and absolutely miserable freezing temperatures. We walked up and down hills and through pine trees all day long and were absolutely beat by day’s end as I remember. We decided to go to a little tavern out in the middle of nowhere to get a hot evening meal, and my friend had a beer or two with his meal. On the counter, as in many old country taverns back then, was a glass gallon jar of pickled hard boiled eggs, and my friend started eating those eggs along with his beer and dinner. Back then I had no idea what a potent combination beer and pickled boiled eggs could be. That night I would rather have slept out in the snow than in that tiny trailer with him. These are just a few of the things on my “inverse bucket list” and I hope they gave you a chuckle or two. But as I think about it, who knows, in our world today maybe it’s just as important for us to know what we will not do as it is to know what we will. Steve Gilliland can be contacted by email at email@example.com.
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CENTRAL KANSAS 1413 West 17th, CREDIT UNION 22 Halsey: 3 Bedroom, New Construction! part-time Teller/MSR Central Heat/Air, $575/575 2 bedroom, 2 bath brick Teller experience preferred Apartments - Furn New Carpet & Paint. Laundry duplex with stove, fridge but not required. Excellent hookups; 1130 W 19th, and dishwasher provided, communication and member 2 bedroom, $525/525 washer dryer hook-ups, two service skills are a must. ALL RENTAL or real estate car garage with opener, lawn 620-694-0397 Experience with 10 key, cash property advertisements in care provided, underground drawer and computers a plus. this newspaper are subject to sprinklers. $1100 + bills. 3501 Jewel, 3 bedroom, Wage based on experience. The Federal Housing Act of $1100 security deposit. central heat/air, garage, Apply in person or send 1968, as amended, 620-663-4471 or $750/750 resume to: 2616 N. Main, which makes it illegal to 620-664-4949. 620-474-0745 Hutchinson, KS 67502 or advertise any ‘’preference, email to: firstname.lastname@example.org limitation, or discrimination 2 Exceptional Duplexes for based on race, color, Rent, Both 2 Bedrooms, 1 1/2 606 N Monroe, 2 bedroom, religion, gender or national Baths, Finished Basements Full basement, origin, or an intention to make 3304B Northwestern - $750 NO Pets, Need References, Part-Time any discrimination.’’ 3216B Northwestern - $825 $475/300. 620-899-9381 This newspaper will not Call 620-474-2703 for details knowingly accept any Part Time Caretaker For Lady 700 E 7th: advertising which is in With Physical Disability. 2504 N Washington, 3 Bedroom, Central heat, violation of the law. Night & Weekend Hours. 2 bedroom, 1 bath, water & $450/$450 Amendments, effective 620-663-6334 trash paid. $650/$650, 620-474-0745 March 12, 1989, added 620-669-0226 ‘handicap’ and ‘familial’ status to discrimination New all brick 2 bedroom, categories. 2 bath, 2 car garage 1408 W 29th Apartments - Unfurn. Now Available $1100/month Real Estate Yard care included 2 Bedroom Loft Apartment 620-921-5586 Furnished & All Bills Paid FIVE BEDROOM $1400/month 29 W 13th: $995 + bills 620-694-9036 THREE BEDROOM Houses-Unfurnished 612 N Walnut: $675 + bills 2 BEDROOMS 4-PLEX, TWO BEDROOM 920 E. 5TH, 12:30-2pm Washer/ Dryer Hook-ups, 1609 Aurora: $1100 + bills Sunday. A MUST SEE! 1 bedroom guest house Water/Trash Paid 708 E 15th Circle: $500 + bills This cute bungalow is on approximately 2 acres. 620-665-0371 43 Halsey: $500 + bills completely remodeled inside Owner lives on property, 319 W 25th: $575 + bills and out. 2 bedroom 2 bath, Coventry/Eastgate is very private, and very 221 Curtis: $550 + bills large storage shed, off street Apartments, North of conscientious about his 527 W 6th: $435 + bills parking. Close to schools the Hospital, Hutchinson tenants. This would be ideal 811 E 3rd: $475 + bills and shopping in a quite/kid •1 and 2 bedrooms for a single person. Close 1413 W 17th: $1100 + bills friendly neighborhood. •Main level available to new Dillon’s Marketplace, 624 E 7th: $700 + bills Asking 52k, but are •Dishwasher •fireplace Hutchinson Clinic, and ONE BEDROOM MOTIVATED TO SELL! •garages •Central Heat/AC hospital. Water/trash, Internet, 207 E Ave A, Apt E: •Swimming Pool and video surveillance Fair Housing Act $360+electric •1 Year Lease are included in the rent. Sale and Rental of 2308 E 4th: $300 + bills NO PETS/SMOKING References are Required. Housing: No one may take 429 E 17th: $425 + bills Call Michelle For Details Also has single carport. any of the following actions 1401 N Ford: $425 + bills 620-664-8555 Rent/Deposit is $425/$425. based on race, color, national STUDIO Call 669.0751 between the origin, religion, gender, Large 2 bedroom apt. on 209 E Ave A, Apt C: hours of 9AM - 6PM familial status or handicap. Sierra Prkwy, washer/dryer $320+bills hook ups, NO Pets/Smoking, Monday - Friday. Ask for Darin Non-refundable See all of tomorrow’s 1 year lease, Contact Mark application fee $25. open houses today. 10218 Paganica Plaza, 620-474-1801 510 East 17th, Suite G www.hutchareahomes.com 3 bedroom, 2 bath, Winkie Tennant $850. 620-200-4729 620-663-4471 or or 719-529-0505 ROYAL 620-664-4949 APARTMENTS windycityhutchinson.com 1408-A North Main. One half month free rent 3 bedroom, $675; with 12 month lease. 430 W Ave A, 2 bedroom, One and two bedrooms Haven-Very Nice1,2,3, & 4 $575; 15 Bonebrake available. Remodeled, bedroom homes. 1 bedroom, $400; Clean, New Appliances, www.backrentals.com 513 32nd Terrace, Spacious. 620-465-7748 2 bedroom, $575. LEASE-DEPOSIT620-669-7132 NO PETS Pool, Storm Shelter 1415 E 9th, 3 bedroom, Balcony. 1.5 bath, basement, 326 East 1st, Suite D Sell your Ride! new paint & floors, $695/695, 669-5008, 620-474-0369 Advertise in The For After Hours669-7777 or 669-7070 Hutchinson News 1521 W 4th, C-1, *UHDWSDFNDJHSULFHV small 1 bedroom, STUDIO, 1 & 2 $325/100 + gas/electric, 2QOLQHDGV SKRWRV BEDROOMS $400 TO $475 620-727-5306 GD\SDFNDJHV YOU PAY ELECTRIC
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ALLIE’S DELI & COFFEE SHOP Part Time, Hard working, reliable, Non Smoker. Apply in person at, 101 North Main, Hutch
1502 N Madison: Beautiful 2 Bedroom House for Sale. Just remodeled & ready to move in. Central Heat/ Air, Fenced Yard, Detached Garage. $60,000 620-663-9495
Office/Administration Lubbers Hutch is seeking an Office Assistant. Permanent full-time, early evening and Saturday schedule. Duties include but not limited to: receptionist, cashier, accounts receivable, and light collections. Customer service and computer skills preferred. Must be 18 years or older. Salary based on experience. Please apply in person 1215 E 30th Ave Hutchinson
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Real Estate 14 acres with 6 bedroom, 2 bath home with upstairs & full basement. 40x60 insulated shop & numerous other out buildings & pipe corrals, South of So Hutch. 620-665-9831 Leave Message 2 to 3 bedroom, partial basement, central heat/air, big dining room, large yard. 1510 FORREST, $53,900. 620-662-0854 or 664-1265
728 E 6th & 728 1/2 E 6th 2 bedroom/1 bath house with small house in back. Back house is great rental potential. Main house has been recently renovated and back house supplier of specialty gases does have a tenant. Property & equipment seeks an is $ 39,900.00 and owner will individual to be responsible carry with $6,000. down. for all aspects of sales of Call for more information industrial, medical and Monday - Friday 9am to 6pm. specialty cylinders, hard 620-669-0751, Ask for Darin. goods, small bulk gas sales to include liquid and tube trailer Medical Beautiful 2 bedroom, brick oxygen, nitrogen, argon, tube home for sale, new carpet & trailer hydrogen, liquid carbon paint, large fenced back yard, ADDICTION COUNSELOR dioxide, related distribution 620-669-7431 Seeking Addiction Counselor and application equipment. for more information for OP Tx programs. Roving Apply online at: counselor to cover 3 days/ https://mathesongas. wk in Hutchinson, 1 day/wk silkroad.com/epostings in Kingman & some coverage Matheson is an EO employer Manufactured Homes @ Anthony/Medicine Lodge. M/F/Veteran/Disability BA, LAC (or LCAC) & SB FOR SALE BY OWNER: 123 cert. & experience with HAVEN, KS, 2 BEDROOM offenders preferred. Comp. MOBILE HOME ON VERY salary & excellent benefits. NICE LOT. $1000 DOWN, HTMC, looking for self See www.mirrorinc.org for $300 A MONTH FOR 120 motivated dependable details. Resume to Darcy @ MONTHS. 620-532-1093 sales representatives email@example.com. to sell advertising. EOE (M, W, PV & Pw/D) Paid training Farms, Land, Ranches to work from our Caregivers & CNA’s Hutchinson office. needed for the Sedgwick Co, KS: 75 acres $8-$15/hr possible. Hutchinson area. Please Cropland, NE of Bentley Stop by 1803 N. Landon call TRUST HomeCare at W/4 NE/4 Sec 11-25-2 Hutchinson. 316-683-7700 OR email to 620-338-5196 620-663-7676 firstname.lastname@example.org
401 E AVE A, HUTCH 620-200-2311
Unique properties for every budget. 1 & 2 bedroom apartments, duplexes & houses. No pets. See our properties at: www. ranemanagement.com or contact us at: 620-663-3341
2 bedroom, country home, 6405 N Monroe, fridge, range, central heat/air, 2 car detached garage, NO Pets, $700+deposit, 620-669-9490 or 620-727-1470 for appointment. 2 bedroom, full basement, fenced back yard, detached garage. NO Pets. $500/500. 620-931-5423
Houses-Unfurnished Landmark Management • 55 Halsey, 3 bedroom, 1 bath, $675 620-708-0397 or 620-663-7676, 664-6898
Mobile Homes/Lots for Rent Hutchinson: 3 Mobile Homes for rent, $470 and under! Fresh remodels! Rent-to-own! (620)615-1106.
Office Space 201 E 2nd, Hutchinson, 680 sq ft, Attractive Office Suite, All Utilities Paid, Off Street Parking, $650 mo., Call R.E.I.B., Inc. 620-662-0583 510 E 17th, Suite D, approx. 2100 sq ft, ample parking, some utilities, 620-665-7655 or 620-931-7382 PRIME OFFICE space in Corporate Square, 335 North Washington. 620-663-7143 Small Office Space, Northwest Area, $270 Per Month. 620-694-9036
Business Buildings for Rent 315-S-Main Office and shop 25 x 75 $525.00 month __________________ 708-W-2nd Warehouse and storage Starting at $250.00 Per month
Call 620-921-5586 Commercial property for rent. Building has 2 sides. Rent one side for $350.00 or both for $550.00. Does have alley access. 104 W. 5th Avenue. Call 669-0751 for information
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The Hutchinson News Business Buildings for Rent NEW OFFICE AND WAREHOUSE 111-W-2nd From 736 sq ft to 1088 sq ft, starting at $350.00 a month 620-921-5586
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Autos 1984 Mercury Grand Marquis, 89K, runs great, nice interior, $1,500 OBO. 620-802-6271
2009 Nissan Altima, 4 door, 49K, Clean, $8,375 316-640-3921 2012 Ford Expedition XLT Excellent Condition, Low Mileage. $27,000 620-664-3983 Buying Cars & Trucks Running or Not 620-664-1159 car FOR SALE 2005 Nissan Armada. Runs great, well maintained, reliable, 92k. Serious inquiries only. $9,000.00 Call 785-6431713 or 785-829-1283
PAYING CASH For vehicles, running or not, batteries & scrapmetal 620-727-4203
SILAS IS BUYING AND HAULING RUNNING OR NOT AUTOS, TRUCKS, AND TRACTORS IN ANY CONDITION. BEST PRICES PAID!! 620-665-4040
Sport & Utility Vehicles
Lawn & Garden Supplies
2008 Toyota Tundra, 4x4, crew cab, tow package, aluminum wheels, chrome stop bars, 61K, excellent, $17,000. 620-672-8106 2014 Ford F-150, 4x4, XLT Super Cab, 5.0 L V8, auto., towing package, aluminum wheels, chrome step bars & grill guards, tool box, 19k, 620-275-2840 F Series Ford, Low Mileage, 5.9 Cummins, 18 ft Bed, Rollover Tarp, Heavy Duty Hoist, A/C. $12,500 OBO Call 620-635-5511
CALL DARREN THE TREE & STUMP GUY
Pets 2 Female AKC Long-Haired Daschunds, Born 11/2/15. 620-200-3510 or 921-0175 FREE LOVABLE, CATS & KITTENS, MALES & FEMALES. VARIOUS COLORS. 620-200-6084.
Tree Trimming/Tree Removal/Hedge Trimming/Clean-up, Skid Steer Work. --For Snow Removal, Now taking bids for contracts. --Firewood for sale Call For Reasonable Rates FREE ESTIMATES 620-727-5777
Wanted to Buy Stolen from alley in 600 block of E 11th. Kawasaki Mule on 5’x10’ trailer, covered with a blue tarp, 2 aluminum ramps underneath. Reward offered. 620-663-8596
Turn your trash to treasure with an ad in the Merchandise for sale category 4 Wheel Drive 2001 Ford F-150 SuperCrew 4x4, XLT Pkg, Tow Pkg, Matching Topper, Excellent Cond. $9000. 620-802-1022
Trailers 4’x7’ Metal Trailer $300 620-662-6620
5’ x 10’, ATV’s, 16 ‘ Utility, 18’ Car hauler, 20’ 7K Car hauler, 25’ 7K and 25’ Dually Tandem & Enclosed.
Miscellaneous For Sale
WANTED: Queen size bed frame. 620-567-2360
Billards pool table & accessories, custom made, $1000 OBO; taning bed, new bulbs, $500; Bowﬂex, great condition, $300. 620-727-4942
FTS Trailer Sales
Equipment - Machinery
124 N. Main, South Hutch 620-474-1001 Classified Dept. Monday thru Friday 8:00am to 5:00pm CLOSED Saturday & Sunday Tuesday through Saturday’s Deadline for Classified ads, 3:30pm the day before. Sunday’s and Mondays Deadline for Classified ads, 3:30pm, Friday Call 1-800-766-5704 or 620-694-5704 to place your ad.
PAYING CASH For vehicles, running or not, batteries & scrapmetal 620-727-4203
SILAS IS BUYING AND HAULING RUNNING OR NOT AUTOS,TRUCKS, AND TRACTORS IN ANY CONDITION. BEST PRICES PAID!! 620-665-4040
Antiques & Collectibles ABILENE KS 5 ANTIQUE MALLS ANNUAL STOREWIDE SALES. JANUARY 15-31
Building Materials, Tools
2007 JD 625 Hydraﬂex: Low acres. $16,500 785-452-5685 or 785-227-2578 Retired Farmer Must Sell Case 2390: 4600 hrs, New Motor, Loader Grapple Fork $18,500. 4630 JD Synchro Range, approximately 2000 hr engine w/900 High Lift Loader. $13,500. 24 ft JD Fold-up Disc $2,495 600 BJ Mixer Feeder $2,495 4 yd Dirt Buggy $4,995 15 ft Service Shedder $3500 30 ft Tindel Hitch Tandem Axle Implement Trailer $2,495 5x5 Richardson, New Blades $2250. ALL OBO. 620-635-5511
Very nice 2005 9660 SDS Combine. 1930 hrs, Loaded w/High rate unload, Contour master, Extended ware package, Duals, Ag leader monitor, GPS. $20,000 in reconditioning in 2015. $87,500. Older trade considered. 785-452-5685 or 785-227-2578
SILAS IS BUYING AND HAULING RUNNING OR NOT AUTOS, TRUCKS, AND TRACTORS IN ANY CONDITION. BEST PRICES PAID!! 620-665-4040
Farm Supplies/Seed Fertilizer
Black Walnut slabs 2.5” thick, 40” wide, 12.5 ft --ALFALFA HAY, 1ST CUTTING, long. High quality. Kiln dried. ROUND BALES, $125 PER TON 620-543-2587 or 960-3878 --BROME SEED, GOOD TEST, 50 LB BAGS, $4 PER POUND AND DOWN 316-772-5057
Firewood Ash, Cherry, Hickory, Hedge, Oak, Mulberry. big or little wood. Best Price in Town 620-899-9961 or 259-7783
Furniture & Appliances 3 piece sectional, gray, 4 power recliners, 2 years old, great shape. $700 OBO. 620-665-7159 8 Piece living room set, light green, light oak. Good shape, $600. Glass tv stand $30. Dark oak computer desk w/ drawers and shelves $70. Serious inquiries only. Call 785-829-1283 BRAND NEW MATTRESS SETS Mattress and foundation. ONLY $139! 620-665-7625. Liftchairs, now only $599. Sleep Shoppe & Furniture Gallery. 620-665-7625.
Farmers Wants & Services Build pasture fences, clear pastures, custom brush mowing. Veteran Owned & Operated. Fischer Bobcat Service 620-770-9280
Geese on your fields got you in a ‘FOWL’ mood? I’ve got a 12ga remedy!! Let me help you remove those pesky birds. References available. Serving Reno County & Surrounding Areas. 620-615-1606
Salvaging JD Manure Spreader. Need any parts? Carter Barker 620-672-2490
Feed/Hay & Grain REFRIGERATORS; Gas & Electric Ranges; Washer & Dryers; Freezers; 1212 W. 4th. 663-3195
WE BUY GOOD USED FURNITURE.
ONE PIECE OR A HOUSE FULL . CALL LARRY @
Alfalfa Hay For Sale Big Round Bales, RFV Average 166 620-567-2360 Hay round bales, Brome, Clean Alfalfa, Grassy Alfalfa, and Soy Bean Hay. Assorted older grinding hay. $15 a bale. •250 ton of Pearl Millet Silage, $20 a ton. 620-960-0624
620-200-4354 Fencing WILLEMS APPLIANCE SERVICE SALE ON GOOD RECONDITIONED APPLIANCES, WITH WARRANTY. OR LET US REPAIR YOUR BROKEN ONE. 620-663-8382
Harley’s Fencing We Specialize in Barbed Wire Fence and Fencing Supplies, 620-465-3446
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OPEN HOUSES Sunday, January 17, 2016 (52 Open Houses) PLAZA ASTLE REALTY: 12:30-2:00 PM 1. 2403 Old Ox Rd 2. 205 W 23rd Ave 3. 316 Crescent Blvd 4. 3308 Farmington Rd 1:00-3:00 PM 5. 417 W 12th Ave 6. 2727 N Monroe St 7. 4211 Vicksburg 2:30-4:00 PM 8. 710 W 19th Ave 9. 815 W 25th Ave 10. 312 W 19th Ave 11. 7911 N Yaggy Rd 12. 2903 N Meadow Lake Dr 13. 25 W 19th Ave J.P. WEIGAND: 12:30-2:00 PM 14. 112 E 13th 15. 319 W 8th 16. 2506 N Tyler 17. 517 E 2nd, Haven 18. 2800 Syler Dr 2:30-4:00 PM 19. 111 E 15th Ave 20. 5813 E 69th 21. 514 S Poplar St, So Hutch 22. 825 E 6th REMAX ROYAL: 12:30-2:00 PM 23. 1127 N Monroe 24. 304 E 8th Ave 25. 317 Blue Spruce 2:30-4:00 PM 26. 921 S Pioneer St, Lyons 27. 1300 W 95th 28. 212 E 16th Ave REALTY EXECUTIVES: 12:30-2:00 PM 29. 613 N Buchanan St 30. 6617 N Kent Rd, Buhler 31. 3006 N Malloy St 32. 10 W 21st Ave 2:30-4:00 PM 33. 2 E 56th Ave COLDWELL BANKER: 12:30-2:00 PM 34. 125 Downing Rd 35. 3501 N Amanda St 36. 620 16th Terrace 37. 202 W 25th Ave 38. 1609 N Ford St 39. 3407 Syler Dr 2:30-4:00 PM 40. 701 W 31st Ave 41. 209 S Plum St, Pretty Prairie 42. 3200 Farmington Rd 43. 3403 Arrowhead Dr 44. 1926 Madison St 45. 1502 Willow Rd 46. 3009 Northwestern Ave 47. 1907 N Harrison 48. 1007 N Walnut 49. 802 Lochinvar Ln 50. 2600 N Tyler NANCY FURE REALTY: 2:00-4:00 PM 51. 1306B Wheatland CORNERSTONE PREMIER REAL ESTATE: 1:00-2:30 PM 52. 302 W 28th
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I’m confused, Thrifty! The newspaper ad said that my favorite treats were on sale for $2.99. But when I got up to the checkout counter, it cost $3.19! How can that be? Is it some kind of a trick?
Wow! Sales tax takes a bite out of my snacks before I do!
No, it’s not a mistake, Fritter. You forgot about SALES TAX. Sales tax is added to the price of many things you buy in stores, so you have to always keep that in mind when figuring out if you can afford to buy something!
Many things you buy at a store are taxed. That means you pay a little more than the price tag shows to pay the sales tax. Cities, states and the federal government use tax dollars to pay for a variety of services and government functions. Unscramble the letters to discover some of the things taxpayer dollars buy.
Are you an eagle-eyed reader? Read the story below and circle the ten errors you find. Then rewrite the story correctly.
Taxing Solution Approximately 300 years ago, Russian ruler peter the Great made sweping changes designed to modurnize and transform Russia and make it a more powerfull country. This was to bee an expensive task and the solution he found was to taxe the Russian people. He found some unnusual items too tax. Among the goods he taxed were hats, boots chimneys, stamps, basements and beehives. He taxed things like mustashes and beards. He even taxed birth, marriage and burial.
Talk with a parent about sales tax. Ask them how they estimate the cost of something when they’re deciding to make a purchase. Ask them what other kinds of taxes they pay.
Everyone who earns money by ____________ pays a percentage of his or her earnings to the government in what is called an income tax. Most of this tax is taken out of a person’s ______________ a little at a time throughout the ________. But, once a year, people have to list both the money they have ___________ and their expenses to see if they paid the right __________ of taxes. Income taxes for 2015 are due by April 15, 2016. If, when preparing your taxes, you find out you have not _______ enough taxes, you need to pay the government what you ______ for the previous year. If you discover that you have paid too ________ in taxes, the government will send you a refund.
First unscramble the words that describe the services which are supported by sales tax. Next look through the newspaper for five or more examples of things sales tax helps provide your community. Standards Link: Research: Use the newspaper to locate information.
... saving some of your money for the future. How many ways can you make a dollar with these coins? Complete the chart to show the number of coins you will need for each group.
2 3 4 5 6
Is their sales tax in your community? Select five items in today’s paper that you would like to buy. Find out the price and then multiply the price by the sales tax percentage. What is the total price to buy these items? Standards Link: Math: Compute sums.
X B U Y Q S C F M T P T S E M A T O A B E U D M R L N X S T
This week’s word:
A Z R O E E E G T T
D K O C Y S G A O P
The noun refund means a sum of money given back or repaid.
D U F N H T Y T R R E W F I S A P D E I D T A Q P M S F S C S A S C I T I E S E
ANSWER: So it doesn’t slip through your fingers.
PURCHASE INCOME TAXES AFFORD SALES CITIES MONEY COST BUY STORES PAY DUE PRICE ADDED TAG
The store gave me a refund when I returned the sweater that didn’t fit. Try to use the word refund in a sentence today when talking with your friends and family members.
How could you turn one dollar into ten dollars or more?