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County TO BE DIFFERENT Perry drops out
hears By KASIE HUNT Gingrich in hopes of stopping
Associated Press .
Romney Recent polls show Gin-
CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) grich gaining steam heading
— Texas Gov. Rick Perry will into Saturday’s contest. Rom-
abandon his presidential bid ney has benefited thus far from
and endorse Newt Gingrich, having several challengers who
two Republican officials said are considered more conserva-
requests today, a move coming just two
days before the pivotal South
Carolina primary as Republi-
tive than him competing for the
same segment of voters.
Perry entered — Former
ATLANTA (AP) the race last
can front-runner Mitt Romney August to great fanfare and
Atlanta schools Superintendent
By BOB JOHNSON struggles to fend off a chal- high numbers in about cheat-
Beverly Hall knew polls. But his
email@example.com lenge from the former House standing quickly standardized
ing allegations on fell after a se-
Calls to the 911 dispatch center speaker. ries of either ignored them or
tests but gaffes and other verbal
average one almost every 10 min- Perry has faced calls in re- missteps. them, errors called
tried to hide Those according to a
utes. cent days to drop out of the race into question whether the Tex-
And while that may sound a lit- to compel conservative voters, as politician who had never lost
An 800-page report released
tle slow, played out over 24 hours whose support has been di- a race to The his three-decade
Tuesday during Associated Press
a day and every day of the year, vided among several conserva-
Register/Richard Luken career Nathan Deal’s was
by Gov. in elected office office
the total comes to 55,000. tive of Le Roy. to rally was
Mules Pat and Pete pull an antique sickle bar mower piloted by Ray Whiteley candidates,Whiteleybehind ready an open records request
throughfor the national stage.
“That’s what we received last joined by Greg Gleue in cutting an 18-acre prairie hay field Tuesday. shows several educators report-
year,” Angie Murphy, dispatch ed cheating in their schools. But
Mowing effort recalls yesteryear
center director, told Allen County the report says Hall, who won
commissioners Tuesday morn- the national Superintendent of
ing. the Year award in 2009, and other
The call total — she figures administrators ignored those re-
By RICHARD LUKEN attached. The bar was triggered
half or more are for true emer- firstname.lastname@example.org ports and sometimes retaliated
through a gear box engaged as its
gencies — wasn’t the point of her LE ROY — Unlike the mecha- wheels roll. against the whistleblowers.
appearance, but the magnitude of nized behemoths of today, Ray The yearlong investigation
With no mechanical engine to
the number captivated commis- Whiteley’s mowing outfit was Register/Bob Johnson shows educators at nearly four
speak of, the only noise emanat-
Fifth-graders, from left, Hailei Gregg, Hunter Baughn, Brie-Anna Winner and Katie Weide do the
sioners. considerably quieter. ing from his unit was from the dozen Atlanta elementary and
Murphy was before graduation activities for the— a pair of
D.A.R.E. dance as part ofcommis- His “engine” program Wednesday evening at the Bowlus bar
teeth of the seven-foot cutting middle schools cheated on stan-
Fine Artsto request a 20 percent 1,200-pound mules — needed only rotating back and forth. dardized tests by helping stu-
increase in the department’s bud- an occasional break from the sti- dents or changing the answers
‘Life is a choice,’ students told
Joining Whiteley was neighbor
get for 2012, up $126,000 over this fling summer heat as Whiteley once exams were handed in.
and friend Greg Gleue, with his
year’s $490,000. traversed his way around an 18- own mowing outfit, another sick- The investigators also found a
The increase seemed pretty acre prairie hay meadow. “culture of fear, intimidation and
le bar mower pulled by a pair of
. reasoned health
hefty Murphy By BOB JOHNSON “It’s a little warm, amid hoops and hollers,draft horses. the audi-
stage so we’ve Percheron dashed into retaliation” in the school district
insurance will cost an additional been taking it easy,”to give kids a hug or high five, before finally
email@example.com ence Whiteley over the cheating allegations,
“We’re having some fun with
Character counts, Dan was
$50,000 and another $6,000 Meers, said. “It’s our little hobbyserious.
getting .” which led to educators lying
it,” Whiteley joked. “Greg’s kind MCT Photo
expected for Kansas Public Em-
who makes a living wearing a wolf The mules were pulling life is like a a wimpMeers said. “You can
“Your White- of coin,” about it. He needs a about the cheating or destroying
See COUNTY | Page A5 spend it however you wish, but spend | Page A5 Ray Texas Governor Rick Perry dropped out of the race to be theA5
costume and acting silly, told about ley’s antique sickle bar mower,
See MOWING it wisely . Whiteley
See CHEATING | Page
100 Iola fifth-graders Wednesday a small wagon with cutting bar look back and you don’t want to
Someday you’ll next president of the United States. The news comes just two
evening. have any regrets.” days ahead of the South Carolina GOP primary election.
Temps for run
Meers, better known as Kansas The ABCs of success, Meers said, are attitude, be-
City Chiefs mascot K.C. Wolf, was havior and character.
the featured attraction at USD 257’s “Attitude is a checkup from the neck up,” he said.
look primary update:
annual D.A.R.E. (Drug Abuse Resis- “Those who succeed have a positive attitude. It’s de-
tance Education) graduation. Dan Meers
veloped by how you think.
He bounded onto the Bowlus Fine Arts Center See PREVENTION | Page A3
Keystone XL pipeline a no-go
Santorum, Romney tie
By BOB JOHNSON
An anticipated field of a thou-
sand runners and walkers, who
By KASIE HUNT and weren’t authorized to pre-
will flee Iola’s downtown busi-
THOMAS BEAUMONT empt his announcement, said
By MATTHEW DALY ness district early Saturday as
Associated Press Strawn wouldn’t declare a win-
COLUMBIA, in 1905, can
Charley Melvin did S.C. (AP) — ner because some votes can’t
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama and the be thankful that Melvin chose to
U.S. Congress are back where they were before Christmas, Rick Santorum edged front- be counted. Votes from eight of
do his dastardly deed in the mid-34 the state’s 1,774 precincts are
runner Mitt Romney by
locked in an election-season tussle over a proposed 1,700- dle of the night.
mile oil pipeline from Canada to Texas. votes in a surprise flip to the missing.
Had the event being commemo-
final tally of the Iowa caucuses, Although the final tally from
Republicans hope to again force Obama rated occurred in will be declared the Jan. 3 caucuses remains
to make a politically risky decision, while but no winner mid-day, par-
ticipants would battle oppressive
because some votes remain excruciatingly close, the new
he is seeking to put it off until after the No- Weiner said Tuesday
heatmissing in the event’s closest picked up,”could give a boost to
and humidity, with both
vember election. numbers
forecast at the Republican of the afternoon. As in the past, “we ex-
finish ever, upper end officials Santorum and other candidates
Obama blocked the $7 billion Keystone of people to sign up Fri-
discomfort scale during daytime pect a lotto undermine Romney’s
XL pipeline on Wednesday, at least tempo- said today . trying
FridayRomney had . As is, they day night.”
and Saturdayinitially been dominance over the field as
rarily, but Republicans signaled their in- Cost
run and walk winner — by Southis $12 for primary voters
will considered the in somewhat the walk. Run-
tention to again to force the issue. Carolina
Register/Susan Lynn more inviting votes — of the first ners’ fees are $14 for youth to age
just eight temperatures pre- go to the polls Saturday .
Rep. Fred Upton, a Republican and chair- Barack Obama dicted for the low 70s bypresidential 17, $20 for adults and $17 each for
These men are ready to leave their inhibitions at home as they participate in Friday night’s favorite
man of the House Energy and Commerce contest in the GOP 12:26 a.m. An Iowa GOP source, also
Saturday . members of teams.
race, the drag race. From left to right of
Committee, said he will call Secretaryare Matt Skahan, Brian Wolfe, Nic Lohman, David Toland and nomination contest.
The Iowa — many walkers will
speaking on condition of ano-
Runners in the third annual
race GOP Chairman Matt nymity, confirmed that the
Fred Heismeyer. The race begins recommended Obama’s
State Hillary Rodham Clinton, who at 10:30 p.m. on the courthouse square. be out for a stroll — will cap activ- event will aim for best times of
rejection, to testify at a hearing as early as next Wednesday. Strawn was scheduled to an- certified results would show
and 20.44.78 for
itiesnounce the certified vote totals 15.40.06 for males29,839 votes and
that start late Friday after- Santorum with
Put that ego on the shelf, boys
That’s the day after Obama gives his State of the Union ad- noon andmorning.on throughout females, set last year.a difference
will go Republican of- Romney at 29,805,
dress before a joint session of Congress. this
the evening. Included on condition
ficials, speaking will be the Sticks of “Melvin Dy-No-Mite”
much-awaited “dragbecause fea-
of anonymity race,” they See the first three
will be awarded GOP | Page A3
See BATTLE | Page A3
By SUSAN LYNN year a woman’s garter was trans- The Shirt Shop, 20 W. Jackson, turing some of the area’s finest places for males and females in
firstname.lastname@example.org ferred from one participant’s leg where participants will have a men and women dressed in drag. each of five ages groups, 15 and
If you’ve got enough of it, Fri- to another. wide selection from which to Chris Weiner at Thrive Allen under, 16-30, 31-45, 46-60 and 61
day night is the night to let your County, co-sponsor with Allen and over.
Allen County officers
“It’s better than a baton,” said choose. Doors open at 10 p.m.
hair down. David Toland, executive director Registration to participate County Crimestoppers for “The All participants will break
One sure test is to participate of Thrive Allen County and one in the drag race is $5. That also Charley Melvin Mad Bomber Run from in front of the post office.
for your Life,” said total of partic- Runners will follow a course that
promoted for service
in the “Drag Race” as a runup to of the organizers for Friday’s gains participants entrance to a
the Charlie Melvin Mad Bomber events. 9:30 p.m. pre-party at the Thrive ipants was approaching 450, with will take them on West to Wash-
Run For Your Life race. If you don’t have a thing to office, 12 W. Jackson. Tickets can about 200 signed on for the 5-kilo- ington, then Jackson, Jefferson
Men and women alike are en- wear — no worries. be purchased in advance at the meter run. The walk will follow a and East to Cottonwood. They
By BOB JOHNSON county’s firing
master for the See TEMPS | B6
couraged to dress in a cross-gen- Dresses, hats, purses, jewelry Thrive office or Friday night on 3-kilometer course.
email@example.com range. With Undersheriff Bry-
der manner and then “compete” and other accoutrements will be “Registration, including prob-
See EGO | Page B6 Allen County officers Tim
in teams of four in a relay Last
. available at Elizabeth Donnelly’s ably a fifth online, has really an Murphy he arranges and in-
Beckham and Daren Kellerman structs concealed carry of fire-
have won promotion to master arms instruction for citizens.
deputies. He also has attended training
Iola Municipal Band Pekarek finds home at USD 257 “They’re
to become the
d e p a r t m e n t ’s
to the citizens specialist in in-
— Since 1871 — By JOE SNEVE of Allen Coun- vestigation of
At the bandstand Jim Garner, director firstname.lastname@example.org ,”
ty said Sheriff crimes involv-
Thursday, July 7, 2011 8 p.m. When Brian Pekarek was hired Tom Williams. ing children.
PROGRAM as superintendent of the Iola “I’m proud of Keller man’s
Star Spangled Banner..................................................arr. J.P. Sousa school district in February, he them.” specialty is
Americans We — march .......................................... Henry Fillmore saw an opportunity to “reinvigo- Earning the crimes having
Rock, Rhythm and Blues — medley ...................... arr. Jack Bullock rate” USD 257. designations Tim Beckham Daren Kellerman to do with alco-
Army of the Nile — march...................................Kenneth J. Alford With a focus on academic requires an of- hol and is the
Begin of the Beguine ...................................................... Cole Porter achievement and public transpar- ficer to have 10 deputy’s go-to
Geo whiz kids
Invercargill — march ................................................... Alex Lithgow
Hymn to the Fallen.................................... John Williams/Sweeney
ency, Pekarek hopes he can fur-
ther success for the district and
years of service with the depart- officer when a driving while un-
ment, complete certifications in der the influence alcohol case oc-
the more than beating out
Iola Middle School’s Clara Wicoff took home the IMS Geography Bee championship, 1,300 students rely-
Men of Ohio — march ............................................. Henry Fillmore several areas, take responsibili- curs. He also is the field trainer
other finalists Capsule — medley .............................. arr. Jennings ing Wicoff
10 A Sixties Time in the competition. Zach St. Clair was second and Isaiah on it. and Camryn
ties in specific law enforcement for new deputies.
pared to finalists through writ-
Freimiller tied for third. A group of about 70 students was P. Sousa the 10Pekarek walks hisa talk. A na-
The Washington Post — march ...................................John areas and make themselves The department has seven
ten test. Wicoff must complete rescheduled for Friday evening.
Rained out concerts will be another written exam to determine if she qualifies for the State
See PEKAREK | Page A5
Brian Pekarek, center, visits with
available for public service out- Barb Geffert and Marcy Boring at
patrol officers, including Under-
Geography Bee, usually held in Abilene, according to social studies teacher Roger Carlin. The the the 257 board office.
side USDsheriff ’s office. ,
sheriff Murphy two less than
finalists were, front from left, Camryn Freimiller, Caitlyn Dreher, Clara Wicoff, Taylor Heslop and Beckham is the department’s the number included in the
Jessica Taylor; and second from left, Micah Grover, Yohon Sinclair, Zach St. Clair, Gus Hopkins firearms specialist and range Page A2
See SHERIFF |Iola, KS
Vol. 113, No. 209 75 Cents
and Isaiah Wicoff.
Vol. 113, No. 346 75 Cents Iola, KS
A2 Thursday, January 19, 2012 The Iola Register www.iolaregister.com
Stewart recipient Obituaries
of scholarship Pauline Perez
Pauline Perez, 96, of Humboldt died
rio Gutierrez, and one sister, Vadista
He also worked as a parts man for a
Ford dealership and ran Fred’s Auto
KINCAID — Nikia Stew- nication. Monday, Jan. 16, 2012, at Allen County Graveside services will be at 2 p.m. Body in Iola for 15 years.
art, daughter of Frank and The memorial scholar- Hospital in Iola after becoming ill at Friday at St. Joseph’s Catholic Cem- He married Eunice Nadine Ander-
Darlene ship is given to a senior her home. etery in Humboldt. son on Aug. 26, 1942, in Chanute.
Stewart of or graduate of Crest High Pauline was born June 20, 1915, in Memorial contributions in Pau- She survives at the home. Oth-
Kincaid, School who is or will be en- Neodesha, the daughter of Augustine line’s honor to St. Joseph Catholic er survivors include four daugh-
is the re- rolled as a full-time student and Calletana (Alonzo) Gutierrez. Church or Allen County Animal ters, Patty Ann Peres, Shoreview,
cipient in an accredited college, She married Felix Perez on Dec. 31, Rescue Facility (ACARF) may be left Minn., Judith “Judy” Lynn Dalton,
of a Doug university or trade school. 1932, in Chanute. He preceded her in at Penwell-Gabel Humboldt Chapel, McLouth, Jeanne Baze, Lawrence,
Bruce Me- Scholarships are awarded death in 1996. which is in charge of arrangements. and Anita Douglas, Bentonville,
m o r i a l following the completion Pauline was a member of St. Jo- To send a message to the family online Ark.; 15 grandchildren and 21 great-
Scholar- of a college semester and seph’s Catholic Church in Humboldt. visit PenwellGabelHumboldt.com. grandchildren.
ship for enrolled in the second se- She was an avid cook, a strong ad- He was preceded in death by four
the 2011- mester. vocate for animals and dearly loved Fred Kenison sisters and a brother.
12 school Nikia Stewart Scholarship applications her family, the Kansas City Royals Fred LeRoy Kenison, 93, of Burial was this morning at the Buf-
year. She for the 2012-13 academic and University of Kansas basketball. McLouth died Tuesday, Jan. 17, 2012, falo, Kan., Cemetery .
received a year may be picked up in Pauline is survived by her three at F.W. Huston Senior Living Center Services will be at 2 p.m. Sunday
$100 scholarship. the counselor’s office at children, Lupe, Juanita (Jennie) Don- in Winchester. at Barnett Family Funeral Home on
She is a 2011 graduate of Crest High School during nelly and Polo, all of Humboldt; a He was born March 10, 1918, in Buf- Highway 59 in Oskaloosa.
Crest High School and is a the last week of March and sister, Inez Dela Cruz, Iola; and nu- falo, the son of Frank Asberry and Visitation will be one hour prior to
freshman at Allen County returned to the counselor’s merous grandchildren, great-grand- Sarah Myrtle Long Kenison. Fred re- services at the funeral home.
Community College, where office during the last week children and foster grandchildren. ceived his teaching certification and Memorial contributions to Jeffer-
she is majoring in commu- in April. She was preceded in death by an taught for approximately eight years son County Friends of Hospice may
infant son, and a son, Raymond, four at schools in the Buffalo and Chanute be sent in care of the funeral home,
P.O. Box 602, Oskaloosa, KS 66066.
brothers, Bill, Andy, Phillip and Rosa- area.
Jerry and Zolene Bland,
weighed 8 pounds, 8.7 ounc-
es and was 20 inches long.
Adams Scholarships Calendar
apps due on April 30
Iola, an- She joins a brother, Dawson Deadline: Notify the Register about calendar announce-
nounce King, 9. ments at least three days in advance of their occurrence.
the birth Mater n al g r and p ar-
of their ents are Donna Good - Applications for Herbert keeping will be awarded
daughter, ner and Mar v i n and Q. Adams and Elberta E. only to post-high school Today
Adams Scholarships are students who enroll in Traumatic Brain Injury Support Group, 7 p.m., First Assem-
Hadassah Rena Sin clai r, Iola, and
available for the 2012-2013 a qualifying bookkeep- bly of God Church, 1020 E. Carpenter.
Moriah, pater nal g r and mother Coterie Club, 7:30 p.m., Roberta Shirley, hostess.
born Dec. is Virgin i a Bland , Iola. academic year for students ing program at a Kansas
27, 2011, Her g reat-g r and p ar- majoring in teaching, educational institution.
at Allen ents are Darlene Yo- bookkeeping and carpen- Similarly, scholarships Friday
try Each scholarship is
. for students in the field of Senior Citizens Card Club potluck dinner, 5:30 p.m., senior
C o u n t y Hadassah cham, Iola, and Doro-
in a minimum amount of carpentry will be awarded citizens center, 204 N. Jefferson.
H o s p i - Bland thy Reed, Gas.
tal. She $1,000 for the first semester only to those post-high
and are available to gradu- school students who en- Sunday
ates of Allen County high roll in a field of carpentry, Trivia afternoon, 3 p.m., Iola Public Library meeting room,
schools, including students building construction tech- for additional information call the library at 365-3262.
Crest High School who will graduate in the
nology or building trades
curriculum at a Kansas Monday
Elberta E. Adams’ trust educational institution. No Mothers of Preschoolers, 9 a.m., Wesley United Methodist
lists honor rolls established the scholarship
following her death in 1995.
scholarships are available
for graduate students.
Church, 301 E. Madison, child care provided.
Iola City Council meeting, 6 p.m., New Community Build-
ing, Riverside Park.
She was retired in 1977 af- Although the number of
COLONY — Crest High Fourth grade: Noah Ash- USD 257 school board meeting, 6:30 p.m., Iola High
ter 44 years as a teacher, scholarships to be awarded
School honor rolls for the more, Evan Bain, Zachary School lecture hall.
22 years of which were each year and the amounts
first semester of the 2011-12 Beckmon, Anna Culler, Allen
in Wichita. Scholarship of each may vary from se-
school year are divided into Geary, Jerrick Jones, Kimberly
Madrid and Chesney Sprinkle. awards to date have totaled mester to semester, the goal Tuesday
three sections: Students more than $157,000. for the 2012-2013 academic Allen County Commission meeting, 8:30 a.m., Allen County
making all A’s; Principal’s Fifth grade: Breyanna Benja-
min, Regan Godderz, Hayden Teaching scholarships year is to award two schol- Courthouse commissioners’ room.
Honor Roll, requiring a 3.5 will be available to students arships each in the three American Red Cross office, 9-11:30 a.m., Emprise Bank.
Hermreck and Vicky Rodriquez.
grade point average, with who in the fall of 2012 will fields.
Sixth grade: Gagy Adams,
no grade lower than a C;
and the Honor Roll, requir-
ing a 3.0 GPA, with no grade
Bradlee Bennett, Chad Clas-
sen, Alexis Goldner, Austin
be at least a junior in a four-
year university in Kansas,
Deadline for submitting
applications is April 30. Coming events
Hendrix, Kaitlyn LaCross, Aus- and who are attending or For additional information
lower than a C. tin Louk, Tavyn Springston and will be admitted to a uni- or to obtain a scholarship Saturday
Crest Middle School and Caleb Stephens. versity’s school of educa- application form write to Cornet Chop Suey, a Bowlus Cultural Attractions Series
Crest Elementary School’s Seventh grade: Miranda Event, 7:30 p.m., Bowlus Fine Arts Center, tickets may be
tion, its equivalent title or Clyde W. Toland, trustee
first semester honor rolls Golden, John Harman, Jor- purchased by calling the Bowlus at (620) 365-4765 or at the
are in a teacher education of the Adams Scholarship
are divided into two sec- dan Hendrix, Adam Montague, door event night.
program as defined by the Fund, P.O. Box 404, Iola, or
tions; Students making all Shelby Ramsey and Preston .
university No scholarships telephone (620) 365-8006. Ap-
A’s; and students making Utley. are available for graduate plications are also available Monday
all A’s and B’s. Eighth grade: Hunter Frazell, Legislative update, 6 p.m., Community National Bank
students. from guidance counselors
Crest High School Kyle Riblett, Lupita Rodriguez, meeting room. Sen. Jeff King, Rep. Bill Otto and Kansas
Scholarships for stu- at high schools in Iola, Mo-
All A Honor Roll Garrett Sipe, William Starr and Board of Education representative Jana Shaver will attend.
dents in the field of book- ran and Humboldt.
Jayden Bowen, Chelsey Dylan Young.
Brooks, Arli Hendrix, Suzanna Jan. 29
Lea, Jory Ramsey, Shayla Ste-
phens, Katrina Strickler, Jesse
Boone, Callee Callaway, Haley
Misc. Artist reception for Rick Bushnell, 2 p.m., Mary L. Martin
Art Gallery, Bowlus Fine Arts Center, free admission.
Freelove, Kyle Hammond, Jor-
dan Morton, Brytton Strickler.
Happy Hearts meet the 7 p.m. Feb. 20 meeting crusaded for national health Jan. 31
Six members of Happy at the North Community care. Resigning as labor An evening with Carrie Newcomer, Creitz Recital Hall Se-
Emily Frank, Erica Holman,
Hearts Family and Com- Building. secretary when Harry Tru- ries, 7 p.m., Bowlus Fine Arts Center, tickets may be pur-
Landon Stephens, Madison
munity Education Unit met man became president, she chased by calling the Bowlus at (620) 365-4765 or at the door
Covey and Regan Morrison.
Monday night in the North was replaced by two men. event night.
Principal’s Honor Roll DAR meets Her personal life was com-
Trevor Holman, Tessa Jones, Community Building. Cofachique Chapter of
Katie Haen and Brianna Scovill. Ann Houk gave the pro- plicated by her husband’s Feb. 4
the Daughters of the Ameri-
Honor Roll gram “Just Say Cheese.” mental illness who was insti- Allen County 4-H Day, 8 a.m., Bowlus Fine Arts Center.
can Revolution met Tuesday
Cole Bowen, Chris Brallier, According to legend, cheese tutionalized several times.
at First Baptist Church in
Sarah Price, Carollynn Brad- was discovered 4,000 years Her daughter also faced de-
shaw, Kurston Gilliland, Kattya ago when an Arabian mer- pression and mental illness.
Donna Houser reviewed
Madrid, David Womelsdorf, chant journeyed across the At age 80, Perkins taught at
the life of Frances Perkins
Clayton Miller, Erin Steedley, desert carrying a supply Cornell University.
from “The Woman Behind
Paige Tush, Lyndia Bradshaw, of milk in a pouch made The next meeting will
Krystal Cooper, Brooklynn the New Deal” by Kristin
from the dried stomach of a be in February at the Hum-
Gray-LaCross, Austin Green, .
Downey Houser said Perkins
sheep, goat or other domes- boldt Public Library.
Tiffany Jackman, Madison Kel- was born in 1880 and had ties
tic animal. The lining of the to the suffrage movement.
lar, Braden McGhee, Rene Ro-
driguez and Codi Vermillion.
pouch, combined with the The Triangle Shirtwaist Food commodities
heat of the sun, caused the Factory fire in 1911, in which to be distributed
Crest Middle School
milk to separate into curd 146 garment workers ages 14 Distribution of food com-
All A Honor Roll
Second grade: Khloe Utley. and whey. According to the to 48 died because the man- modities at Hope Chapel
Third grade: Sharyia Trester. story that is how cheese was agers had locked the doors Assembly of God, on High-
Fourth grade: Gregory Hard- born. to the stairwells and exits, way 54 between Moran and
wick, Kimberleigh Lansdown Today, cheese is basically influenced Perkins to work Bronson, will be Saturday
and Summer Starr. a concentrated source of for better labor laws. Perkins from 1 to 2 p.m.
Fifth grade: Blake Ashmore many nutrients found in was Secretary of Labor in A limited supply of food
and Camryn Strickler. milk. This makes cheese a Franklin D. Roosevelt’s cabi- is available for low-income
Sixth grade: Makayla Jones. good source of protein, vita- net where she promoted the individuals who can pro-
Seventh grade: Nate Berry, mins and minerals. It takes Social Security Act, immi- vide identification that they
Laurel Godderz and Karlee about 10 pounds of milk to gration reform, unemploy- qualify for United States
Hammond. make one pound of cheese. ment insurance and welfare Department of Agriculture
Eighth grade: Evan Doggerz, Marla Wilson will host
Julie Hartman, Dal Lacey, Kel- for the poorest. She also subsidies.
len Ramsey, Colton Strickler,
Kaden Strickler and Emily Web-
All A and B Honor Roll
H Sheriff 1,000,000 1,000,000 1,000,000 1,000,000 1,000,000
Second grade: Marissa Continued from A1 cers, Williams said depu- Side Bait Shop, Beckham
Lansdown and Tucker Yocham. ties were scheduled to exercised his specialty
sheriff ’s budget.
Third grade: Ashton Bain, avoid overtime. training in firearms to do
Gabe Berry, Tyson Hermreck, “We haven’t had more Who says a little ad can’t pack a big punch?
than eight — one under However, he said, “We much of the investigation,
Andrew McAdam, Kobey Miller, don’t endanger law en- which resulted in over- Find out how to reach a million readers with
Dallas Modlin, Ben Prasko and full strength — in my time
as sheriff,” said Williams, forcement or investiga- time. an ad like this one for just $800.
first elected in 2004 and re- tions to save money.” “We put all the resourc- Call this newspaper TODAY!
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News from Colony
Calendar Mrs. members drew for prayer ing area of the vo-ag shop. a replacement until the Shrine Bowl all-star foot-
Tuesday-Allen/Ander- Morris partners. The next meeting Two board members, next city election in 2013. .
ball game in July He is
son Deer Creek Watershed, is Feb. 8. Kloma Buckle and David Lions the son of Jay and Tammy
City Hall community room, School board Milner, were unable to at- Colony Lions Club Presi- Bowen.
8 p.m.; Wednesday-Colony Crest Board of Educa- tend. dent Gene Anderson read Morris Luedke under-
City Council meeting, City 852-3379 tion members met for their City Council at the club’s December went heart surgery at Kan-
Hall, 7 p.m.; Jan. 28-fire Sta- regular meeting Jan. 9. Colony City Council meeting thank-you cards sas Heart Hospital in Wich-
tion open house, 3-6 p.m.; Members approved an members approved in De- from Pearl Wells, Jacob ita Monday
United Methodist Church amended ANW Special cember an ordinance rais- George, Shirley Payne, La- Sympathy is expressed
Family Fun Night, 6-8 p.m., sion groups will begin Education Cooperative in- ing security deposits for ree Thexton, Doris Moore to former residents Willena
public invited, cards, videos studying Acts on Sunday terlocal agreement. Park- water customers from $70 and Ethel Beckmon for Tressler and her husband,
and board games, snacks through March 25. Contact ing lot improvements and to $100, plus a $10 connec- the poinsettias they re- Grayden, Yates Center, for
and drinks provided. McCoy to join or host a upcoming changes to the tion fee. ceived for Christmas from the death of her mother,
School calendar group. school finance plan were Members also granted a the club. Other thank-you Willena Boehm, 81, Ottawa.
Monday-Scholar’s Bowl The church potluck din- discussed. water bill extension for one notes came from Vivian Boehm grew up in Colo-
at Fort Scott; Tuesday-high ner and meeting will follow Dan Buller was hired as customer, who had 10 days Barnett for the pizza party, ny and attended Colony
school basketball at home the morning services Feb. high school girls head bas- to pay the bill or the water Christmas candle and the School. She died Jan. 11 at
against Northeast High of 5. A sweetheart supper is ketball coach, Erin Paulsen would be shut off. The cus- Christmas dinner, Delene Ottawa Retirement Village.
Arma; Jan. 27-high school at 6 p.m. Feb. 12 at the City as Buller’s assistant, Ben tomer also cannot request Lindberg for the poinsettia Funeral Mass was Monday
basketball at Uniontown, 5 Hall community building. Vaughn as high school head another extension for six and the Christmas candle; a at Sacred Heart Catholic
p.m.; Future Business Lead- Men should meet at 3 p.m. track coach, Christopher months. card from Lion Weldon and Church, Ottawa. Burial fol-
ers of America contest at to prepare. Dvorak as English teacher Council members ap- Wilma Goodell for poinset- lowed in Colony Cemetery .
Cherryvale. WWCWC and Tisha Hug as middle proved regular shut-off tias and Christmas candle. History
Meal Site Working Wonders Chris- school Scholars Bowl coach. procedures against others Barnett sent a donation to March 1984 — Officials
Monday-spaghetti with tian Women’s Council met Buller will continue his du- with past due water bills. show her appreciation. from the Kansas Depart-
meat sauce, salad, succo- Jan. 11. Danelle McGhee ties as middle school social Those whose water ser- The AARP safe driving ment of Transportation as-
tash, Texas toast, fruit cup; served refreshments while studies teacher and middle vice has been disconnected course will be Feb. 18 at the sured Colony officials that
Wednesday-(live band and Bev Wittmer shared devo- school sponsor. Paulsen must pay their bills in full, City Hall community room the rest area west of town
Vision cards accepted), tions from In Touch Maga- remains as vocational ag- plus a $25 reconnection fee, from 8 a.m. to noon and 1 would remain in place.
ham and beans, zucchini zine by Charles Stanley . riculture teacher and Hug in order for service to be re- to 4 p.m. Those attending Many residents wrote to
and tomatoes, roll, Jell- She read the article “Rest remains as middle school stored. will be served snacks and former Rep. Denise Apt
O with fruit; Jan. 27-beef Assured,” which stresses math teacher and cross A cereal malt beverage li- drinks. asking that the rest area
and noodles, Prince Ed- the importance of finding country coach. Vaughn and cense for 2012 was approved Cost for the course is $12 remain open, because of its
ward veggies, strawberries, peace in Jesus Christ by Dvorak are new teachers. for Halfway House Saloon for AARP members, $14 for heavy use and good condi-
wheat bread, cheesecake. taking time to rest in differ- Crest Elementary School owner and manager Rick others. tion.
Phone 852-3479 for reserva- ent aspects of people’s lives. had 61 students on the hon- Horn Attendees can receive up October 1989 — The
tions. Members recalled “snowy” or roll for the second nine Council members ex- to 10 percent discounts on new U.S. 169 bypass
For prescription drug experiences for roll call. weeks of the 2011-12 school tended by five years the car insurance premiums. around Colony is now
program assistance phone Twenty-two dinners were year. city’s contract with Green Anybody 14 and older may open and resulted in por-
Area Agency on Aging at delivered for the Harvest The Parent Teachers Or- Environmental Services to attend. For more informa- tions of old 169 and K-57
Ottawa 800-733-5421. Feast and 28 fruit baskets ganization will purchase T- handle trash pickup. Costs tion, call Mary Scovill at being turned over to An-
Christian Church were delivered in Decem- shirts for students scoring will not change. (620) 852-3137. derson County as paved
Scripture for Sunday ber. Officers for 2012 were above the state’s Standard The council also dis- The Colony and Kincaid country roads. The proj-
was Acts 2:37-47. Pastor elected. McGhee will con- of Excellence threshold on cussed, but took no action, Loins will get together ect is part of an upgrade,
Mark McCoy’s sermon was tinue as president and Gen- state assessment tests last on ways to control the stray Feb. 15. Fourteen members which will round out the
“Shoulda, Coulda, Woulda” na Gallagher as vice presi- year. New windows have cat population. attended and the United familiar west curve near
or “DID, DO and WILL.” dent. Melissa Hobbs is the been installed in the high Councilman Steve Wal- Methodist Women served Colony allowing U.S. 169
The Sons, Brothers, Fa- new secretary and Cindy school and proposal of a lace announced his resigna- the supper. to proceed on a more di-
thers men’s group is begin- McGhee the new treasurer. school calendar for 2012-13 tion from the council. May- Around Town rect route south to hook
ning its monthly events at The sweetheart dinner is was presented. or Neal Wallace, with the Congratulations, Jayden up with U.S. 54 just east of
9 a.m. Saturday with the at 6 p.m. Feb. 12. Program Pictures were shared of remaining council mem- Bowen, who was selected Iola. As a result, the rest
movie “Courageous.” Infu- books were completed and improvements to the weld- bers’ consent, will appoint to play in the 2012 Kansas area was closed.
Continued from A1 ple think of you — will take panied by Aretha Franklin’s deaths,” he said.
“Your thoughts determine of itself. “Respect,” and diplomas Piper Moore also was in-
your behavior,” Meers con- “Bad company corrupts were awarded. ventive in her essay, using
tinued. “You can be a buzzard good character, so choose Five students, one from made-up texts and phone
or a bee. A buzzard looks for your friends wisely. Make each fifth-grade class, read calls to drive home the evils
dead animals to eat,” while good choices, and good things their winning essays. of alcohol, tobacco and
“bees look for honey. You al- will happen to you.” Mia Aronson said she drugs. “I want to be a profes-
ways find what you look for, Being a mascot covers the learned “how bad drugs are, sional volleyball player, so
and it’s just as easy to look past 27 years of Meers’ life. the evils of tobacco” and how I won’t drink, smoke or do
for good things in people as it He was the Missouri Uni- personal and peer pressure drugs,” she said.
is the bad.” versity Tiger in college, spent can affect a young person.
People who succeed have a year performing in Busch She pledged to make wise de- CARL SLAUGH, city ad-
a common denominator of Stadium in a bird outfit for cisions. ministrator, told the students
making character a high pri- the St. Louis Cardinals and Jaden Channel said she they would be successes in
ority, he concluded. for the past 22 years has been also learned it was wise to life if they set their stan-
“Character is who you re- K.C. Wolf. stay away from drugs, alco- dards high, stuck to their
ally are. My mom and dad al- “Old mascots never die, hol and violence and that “al- commitments and strove for
ways told me that if you take they just smell that way,” cohol can harm every organ excellence. He enforced the
care of your character, your Meers said with a giggle in in your body.” message to stay away from al-
reputation —what other peo- explaining how even a sum- Kassy Shelby used a hand cohol, drugs and tobacco, and
mer outfit made of mesh Register/Bob Johnson puppet, to the delight of her encouraged the students to
quickly raised a sweat when Nic Zimmerman, a Jefferson Elementary fifth-grader, audience, to get across the exercise and be careful with
he was sequestered in- with the help of Don Meers found out what it was like to same points. She pointed out eating habits to avoid obesity.
side. be dressed as K.C. Wolf — Meers’ role at Kansas City peer pressure can be good as “I hope the lessons you
In a much-awaited Chiefs games — Wednesday evening. well as bad. learned from D.A.R.E. will
portion of Meers’ pre- Dalton Kerr introduced stick with you,” said Jared
sentation, he called Nic how he dressed before games merman gyrated and took a his presentation by noting Warner, Iola police chief.
Continued from A1 Zimmerman, a Jeffer- and appearances by putting bow. that his grandfather, a heavy Ford noted that the
son Elementary fifth- the costume on young Zim- smoker, died from cancers D.A.R.E. program, with its
of 34. Ron Paul finished
grader, to the stage. merman. D.A.R.E. instructor Mike and emphysema he developed eighth year just completed,
third with 26,036 votes.
With animated coop- “I think I’ve found my suc- Ford led the fifth-graders in from smoking. “Tobacco is a was a cooperative effort of
In a statement, Romney
eration, Meers showed cessor,” Meers said, as Zim- the D.A.R.E. dance, accom- leading cause of preventable USD 257 and the city of Iola.
called it a “virtual tie.” The
former Massachusetts gov-
ernor praised Santorum’s
rum, a for- Continued from A1 avoided environmentally sen- submit a new application once The proposed $7 billion TransCanada says the pipe-
mer Penn- “This is not the end of the sitive areas of Nebraska — a an alternative route for the pipeline would pass through line could create as many as
sylvania fight. Republicans in Congress route that still has not been pipeline is established. Com- Montana, South Dakota, Ne- 20,000 jobs, a figure opponents
s e n a t o r, will continue to push this be- proposed. But in an unrelated pany chief Russ Girling said braska, Kansas and Oklahoma say is inflated. A State Depart-
and other Rick Santorum cause it’s good for our country tax deal he cut with congressio- if approved, the pipeline could en route to Texas. It is a dicey ment report last summer said
GOP can- and it’s good for our economy nal Republicans, Obama had begin operation as soon as 2014. proposition for Obama, who the pipeline would create up
didates are and it’s good for the American been boxed into making a deci- He said TransCanada will con- enjoyed strong support from to 6,000 jobs during construc-
vying to people,” especially those who sion by Feb. 21. tinue to work with Nebraska both organized labor and envi- tion.
attract vot- are out of work, said House The deal required that the officials to determine the saf- ronmentalists in his winning Obama said his decision
ers seeking Speaker John Boehner, a Re- project would go forward un- est route for Keystone XL that 2008 campaign for the White does not “change my admin-
a more con- publican. less Obama declared by that avoids the environmentally House. istration’s commitment to
s e r v a t iv e Republicans are looking to date that it was not in the na- sensitive Sandhills area, which Environmental advocates American-made energy that
alternative drive a wedge between Obama tional interest. The president he said should be completed have made it clear that ap- creates jobs and reduces our
to Romney, and two key Democratic con- did just that Wednesday, gener- this fall. proval of the pipeline would dependence on oil.”
who fol- Mitt Romney stituencies. Some labor unions ating intense reaction from all But Assistant Secretary of dampen their enthusiasm for To underscore the point,
lowed Iowa support the pipeline as a job sides. State Kerri-Ann Jones told re- Obama in November. Obama signaled that he would
with a sol- creator, while environmental- “This announcement is not porters that if TransCanada But by rejecting the pipe- not oppose development of an
id victory ists fear it could lead to an oil a judgment on the merits of submits a new application for line, Obama risks losing sup- oil pipeline from Oklahoma to
in New spill disaster. the pipeline, but the arbitrary a different pipeline path, it port from organized labor, a refineries along the Gulf of
H a m p - The plan by Calgary-based nature of a deadline that pre- would trigger a new review key part of the Democratic Mexico. TransCanada already
shire, the TransCanada Corp. would car- vented the State Department process. base, for thwarting thousands operates a pipeline from Cana-
s e c o n d ry tar sands oil from Alberta, from gathering the informa- “We cannot state that any- of jobs. da to Oklahoma. Refineries in
contest of Canada, through the pipeline tion necessary to approve the thing will be expedited at this Yet some unions that back Houston and along the Texas
the race. Ron Paul across six U.S. states to refiner- project and protect the Ameri- time,” she said. “We would Obama oppose the pipeline, Gulf Coast can handle heavy
The Des ies on the Texas Gulf Coast. can people,” Obama said in a look to information that is out including the United Auto crude such as that extracted
Moines Obama was already on re- written statement. “I’m disap- there to the extent we can. It Workers, Service Employ- from Canadian tar sands —
Register first reported the cord as saying no, for now, un- pointed that Republicans in is a new permit application so ees International Union and the type of oil that would flow
certified caucus totals to- til his administration could Congress forced this decision.” the process would have to be Communications Workers of through the Keystone XL pipe-
day . review an alternate route that TransCanada said it would started over again.” America. line.
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Basic tax reform
should be at top
of election issues
Mitt Romney said a day or the rate is 15 percent — or
so ago he thought his tax bill about half what the average
amounted to about 15 percent working guy or gal must pay.
of his income and, maybe, he’ll
make his tax return(s) public THIS IS NOT a criticism of
in April. Romney and his accountants.
In his campaign presenta- As was observed previously,
tions he has said he favors anyone who doesn’t take ad-
leaving the present tax laws vantage of the lowest applica-
in place. Those statutes tax ble tax rate isn’t smart enough
dividends and capital gains at to be president.
15 percent — and define capi- It must certainly is a criti-
tal gains broadly enough to cism of a tax structure that
include investment income, taxes the income of the very
which formerly was consid- rich at about half the rate the
ered ordinary income and car- other 99 percent of the popula-
ried a 35 percent tax rate. tion pays.
None of the candidates for While there are political ex-
the Republican nomination, planations for this gross injus-
current or recent, have pro- tice, there can be no moral jus-
posed raising those rates or tification for it. Such grotesque
changing those definitions
back to the pre-Bush (G.W., that
inequality not only makes a
mockery of democracy, it also
is one of the factors pushing
How Obama lost the middle
“ But the moment I truly
Those rates and definitions the whole nation, rich and Thomas Frank does more than
are part of the reason the na- poor, deeper and deeper into make a living writing books that
tional debt and the annual fed- debt. are nearly equal parts social com-
eral deficits are as high as they The United States of Ameri- ment and political comment. He understood that the
are. ca has the wealthiest economy stimulates our thoughts, and
some place, some time may help
Bill Roy Dems had blown it
They also explain, in part, on earth. It has the capacity to
the good guys beat the bad guys.
came during the de-
the Occupy Wall Street move- pay its bills. It only lacks the
ment. Frank grew up in Mission Hills, bate over health care
will to do so.
This is a conversation the Reform of the tax structure Kan., graduated from Shawnee reform.
nation needs to have in earnest should be the primary issue Mission East High School and at-
tended the University of Kansas books addressing the move of the — Thomas Frank, author of
as the time to elect a president this fall. And the debate should “Pity the Billionaire” “
for the next four years draws be about the system, not the and University of Virginia before Republican Party to the far right.
nearer. personalities of the candidates achieving his terminal degree, a Frank also had the advantage of
Ph.D. in history at the University having fellow liberal commenta- cialized medicine,” especially
To set the stage, go to your or the wealth of particular
of Chicago. He appeared at the tor Michael Kinsley writing the President Harry Truman in the
favorite research medium and families.
Unity Temple on the Plaza this review. late ’40s. And, Democrats have not
look up U.S. income tax rates This isn’t about class war-
week to introduce his new book, In this book, Frank is trying always lost, evidenced by the suc-
over time. You will discover fare, it’s about wacky decisions
“Pity the Billionaire.” to explain how the voters who so cess of Medicare and Medicaid,
that the upper tax rate in 1998 made by lawmakers. Above all,
Frank gained national recogni- overwhelmingly elected Barack programs put in place by Presi-
was 39 percent; in 1986 it was it’s about fairness and practi-
tion with his 2004 book, “What’s Obama president in 2008 became dent Lyndon Johnson.
50 percent and in 1980 it was .
cality It is not fair to tax the
the Matter with Kansas?” Frank’s so angry by 2010 that they cap- But, “President Obama’s strat-
70 percent. During World War ultra wealthy less than the
book was the antithesis of an tured the U.S. House, and with Tea egy in 2009 was the reverse of
II, the rate shot up into the 90s average wage earner. It is not
1896 Emporia Gazette editorial by Party obstinacy obstructed nearly Truman’s. He would get the tra-
and there was a luxury tax in practical to tax an enormous
28- year-old William Allen White, all legislation for two years. ditional opponents of health care
addition. (Americans back part of the wealth the economy
who accidentally gained national The explanation is simple: reform on board — the AMA, Big
then had the quaint notion that produces at the lowest rate on
recognition by angrily denounc- Obama was elected as a populist Pharma, insurance lobbyists —
a war should be paid for while the books.
ing Kansas populists as lazy los- and has governed as a plutocrat. and do the deal as an act of con-
in progress rather than two or Confronting this cardinal is-
ers. He forgot his constituency and sensus. All the corporate and pro-
three generations later.) sue should be at the top of the
The editorial became a popular was adopted by Wall Street. fessional “stakeholders” would
The upper rate today is 35 political agenda as we endorse
election piece for successful presi- He not only accepted Repub- be taken care of. No one would get
percent. But, as Mr. Romney’s a program of work for the next
dential candidate William McKin- lican financial remedies put in their suit ruffled.
case demonstrates, for those four years and elect a president
ley, supporter of the Gilded Age. place by former Goldman Sachs Frank recalls the “Town Hall
whose income consists primar- to carry it out.
Forever after, White was a power CEO Henry Paulson in October Summer” of 2009. Ordinary folks,
ily of return from investments, — Emerson Lynn, jr .
in the Republican Party, although 2008 (the Bush TARP program to with clever Republican prompt-
his politics changed greatly with refinance investment banks, and ing, were blind with rage. “Don’t
the advent of President Theo- stimulus package), he made them let the government touch my
dore Roosevelt. White supported his own by putting Wall Street Medicare!”
Teddy Roosevelt as a third party favorites and participants Larry There it is. Obama sold out to
candidate in 1912, and assured the Summers and Tim Geithner in Wall Street with crony capital-
election of Democratic President charge of program to save Wall ism, and in the view of the misin-
Woodrow Wilson. Street banks and bankers, whose formed, established a costly pro-
The matter with Kansas — and greed and shady practices had gram of government medicine.
many other states in 2004, and precipitated the worldwide finan- That was the Democratic burden
today — was people were voting cial panic. in 2010, and in spite of the recent
volatile, hot-button issues rather But that was far from all. spectacle of crazy Republican de-
than their own economic inter- Frank writes, “But the moment bates, may remain the burden in
ests. Abortion, guns, and race I truly understood that the Dems 2012.
were winning elections in what had blown it came during the
Frank saw as bait-and-switch pol- debate over health care reform.” P.S. This week the Wall Street
itics. Yes! Journal conjectured the endorse-
Frank arrived in Kansas City Frank reviews how Democratic ment of Kansas Secretary of
with the prestige of having “Pity presidents had pursued universal State and Latino nemesis Kris Ko-
the Billionaire” featured on the health care throughout the 20th bach may lose Mitt Romney Colo-
cover of the New York Times century, and how they always rado, New Mexico, Arizona and a
Book Review (Jan. 6). The split confronted health care’s special couple of other states in Novem-
page also featured two other new interests and their calls of “so- ber. Viva la Raza!
Next year soon enough to act on Kobach’s voter ID measure
Kansas’ legislators have re- play before the November election. of whether the changes were nec-
turned to Topeka for the 2012 leg- There’s no evidence to show essary, they’re on the books now
islative session and are ready to our election process is, or ever and should be enforced.
conduct the state’s business. As Legislators have enough serious issues to deal with was, in danger of being corrupt- But legislators have enough se-
far as we know, not one of those during the current session. They should focus on the ed by voter fraud. But Kobach ran rious issues to deal with during
legislators — 125 representative real work rather than waste time dealing with the voter- for election on a platform that the current session. They should
and 40 senators — earned his or fraud boogeyman. promised to make our elections focus on the real work rather than
her seat by way of voter fraud. safe from illegal voters and, by waste time dealing with the voter-
We like to think they and their golly, he’s going to do it. fraud boogeyman.
supporters are honest Kansans. registrants on Jan. 1, 2013, and isn’t saying. But there’s no reason The secretary of state managed January is soon enough to im-
Certainly, we haven’t heard any thereafter. That’s soon enough. to think Kansas’ presidential elec- to get the voter ID and proof of plement proof of citizenship for
of the candidates they defeated Kansans this year, for the first toral college votes are any more citizenship through a compliant voter registration.
cry foul by way of voter fraud. time, must show a photo identifi- susceptible to voter fraud than are Legislature last year. Regardless — Topeka Capital-Journal
The same holds true for county, cation when they go to the polls to our state officeholders, legislators
city and school district elections vote. That law is on the books and and local government officials.
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Roddick is out of Australian NFL playoffs down
Open because of injury to four teams.
Details B2 Details B2
By JOCELYN SHEETS
INDEPENDENCE — Allen
County Community College’s Red
Devil men cannot break into the
win column in Jayhawk Eastern
Division play The Red Devil wom-
en had a rough outing against No.
14 Independence Community Col-
lege’s Lady Pirates Wednesday
First, Allen County’s women
lost 66-42 to host Independence. It
was the first time back to ICC for
ACCC head coach Mark James.
James had served as an assistant
coach for the Lady Pirates until
last year when he had an assistant
coaching job at Pittsburg State.
“I love the fact that our girls
wanted to win this game so bad-
ly on my behalf,” James said. “I
think that unnecessarily added
pressure which hurt us in the Iola High seniors Drew Walden (left) and Jerrik Sigg (right) sign letters of intent to play baseball for Allen County Community College
long run. next year and in the middle is ACCC head baseball coach Val McLean at Tuesday’s signing. Standing behind the trio are (left to right)
“As frustrating and disappoint- ACCC assistant coach Brett Lisher; Walden’s parents Becky Walden and Bill Walden and Sigg’s parents Peggy and Mitch Sigg.
ing as it is to be beaten in this
Walden, Sigg sign with ACCC
fashion, I believe this will ulti-
mately help us grow as a team.”
Independence’s women jumped
out quick and led 33-15 at half-
time. James said the Red Devils
“played hard for 40 minutes and By JOCELYN SHEETS Sigg is being signed as an out- last season, losing twice to Pitts- outs and issued 23 walks.
email@example.com fielder and Walden as a catcher. burg in the final doubleheader. Walden hit .277 with 13 hits in-
refused to quit.”
Drew Walden and Jerrik Sigg “This is our hometown college Pittsburg and Columbus tied for cluding one home run and three
Rackell Goldson fired in 12
have played baseball together and it is the place to be. Allen the SEK championship at 13-3 as doubles. He had 10 RBIs and six
points for the Red Devil women.
since — well, forever it seems. County has a strong baseball pro- Iola and Fort Scott tied for third. runs scored
Ebonie Jones added 11.
On Tuesday the two Iola High gram and I’m happy to be a part Sigg earned first-team All-SEK Over the summer, the two play-
Twelve players scored for Inde-
seniors signed letters of intent of it,” Walden said. honors while Walden was named ers were on the Iola AA American
pendence. Kelby McGrath and Ka-
to play Allen County Commu- “I think my defensive skills be- to the second team. Legion baseball team which post-
mri Anderson each had 10 points
nity College baseball next year. hind the plate are my assets. Also I’m Sigg led the Mustangs at the ed one of the best records (36-14)
as the Lady Pirates’ leading scor-
Walden and Sigg helped lead the working to improve my hitting.” plate with a .403 batting average. in the Iola American Legion his-
IHS Mustangs to a team best sea- For Sigg, Allen County is a He had 27 hits which included six .
tory The Indians qualified for the
The ACCC women fell to 1-4 in
son last spring. good start for his college baseball doubles, three triples and three Kansas American Legion state
Jayhawk East play and 6-11 over-
“It’s always great to sign talent- career. home runs. He drove in 22 runs tournament.
ed players from the local schools. “Allen County has always been and scored 25. Sigg drew 13 walks Sigg was named to the 2011
Allen County’s men are yet
Jerrik and Drew are very talented a strong baseball team and it’s a and he was 11 of 12 on stolen base Kansas Amateur Baseball Asso-
to win in five Jayhawk East out-
athletes and very good people,” good stepping stone for me,” Sigg attempts. ciation (KABA) All-League team
ings. The Pirates notched only
said Val McLean, Allen County said. “I have good speed in the When he wasn’t patrolling cen- and Walden to the second team.
their second conference win beat-
Community College head base- outfield and my defensive skills ter field for Iola, Sigg was the ace The teams were selected by KABA
ing the visiting Red Devils 62-48
ball coach. are good.” on the mound for the Mustangs. coaches.
“Both young men bring good Both seniors are undecided on He went 5-2 with a 3.28 earned run Sigg is the son of Mitch and
The Red Devil men are 0-5 and
skills to our program. We expect a college major. average (ERA) and had three com- Peggy Sigg of Iola. Walden is son
6-10 overall. They played with-
them to step in and contribute to Iola was in the Southeast Kan- plete games. Sigg allowed 46 hits of Becky Walden and Bill Walden
See RED DEVIL | B2 our team.” sas League title hunt to the end but had a team-leading 44 strike- of Iola.
K-State over Texas
MANHATTAN, Kan. (AP) — after Will Spradling made one of
Rodney McGruder knew he might two foul shots to make it 81-78.
have cost his team dearly when he On the Wildcats’ next trip down
stepped to the foul line in the clos- court, Angel Rodriguez missed
ing seconds and sent a pair of free a pair of free throws and Mc-
throw clanging off the rim. Gruder, a 76 percent foul shooter,
That’s why he threw down a missed his two. Sheldon McClel-
transition dunk before the final lan’s dunk at the other end made
buzzer with such authority . it 81-80 and, after Spradling made
“I tried to take my frustration one of two free throws, Texas had
out,” he said. “I felt like I let my the ball back.
team down.” “Our guys didn’t flinch,”
Hardly . Barnes said. “We had a chance to
The reality is the Wildcats win it.”
would have been lost without him. Instead, they fumbled it away .
McGruder scored a career-high Freshman guard Myck Ka-
33 points and helped shut down bongo lost it near midcourt, the
Texas star J’Covan Brown on ball wound up in the hands of
Wednesday night, leading No. 25 McGruder, and he slammed home
Kansas State to an 84-80 victory that transition dunk to put an ex-
despite its lousy foul shooting. clamation mark on the victory .
The focal point of the team fol- “Just trying to be aggressive,
lowing the graduation of Jacob you know?” McGruder said.
Pullen, McGruder struggled with “Frank told me to be aggressive
the weight of expectations early before, and I’ve been working on
this season. But the junior for- shooting a lot of shots. It just fell
ward has been sublime since late for me tonight.”
December, averaging 22.7 points Jamar Samuels had 14 points,
over his last seven games. while Spradling and Thomas Gip-
“I told you guys, I’m worried son had 11 each for Kansas State.
about inflation, I’m worried about McClellan finished with 19
taxes, I’m not worried about Rod- points for Texas, taking some of
ney McGruder,” Kansas State the pressure off Brown. Kabongo
coach Frank Martin said. “I told had 14 points, and Clint Chapman
you guys that.” added 11 before fouling out in the
Brown, who came into the game closing minutes.
leading the Big 12 in scoring, fin- Kansas State threatened to put
ished with 22 points for Texas (12- the game away early .
6, 2-3). But the junior guard was McGruder hit his first five
just 8 of 28 from the field and 4 of shots, three of them three-point-
14 from beyond the arc. ers, and Samuels asserted him-
“I think this is a whole new self in the paint as the Wildcats
experience for J’Covan,” Texas pushed out to a 36-21 lead.
coach Rick Barnes said. “He’s got “When he hit the first couple
a big bulls-eye on his back, who- threes in the first half,” Spradling
ever plays us.” said, “I knew he was zoned in.”
Despite his struggles, Brown McGruder was also getting
still rallied the Longhorns down it done on defense, frustrating
MCT Photo/Travis Heying/Wichita Eagle the stretch. Brown on the perimeter and forc-
He hit one of his threes with ing the Longhorns’ other guards
Kansas State’s Rodney McGruder (22) goes up for a shot against Texas during the second half of
53.6 seconds left, drawing Texas to score. But the complexion of
Wednesday’s Big 12 Conference game at Bramlage Coliseum in Manhattan. K-State held off Texas,
to 80-76. He added another basket See K-STATE | B2
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Roddick out of Giants, 49ers rich in rivalry
Australian Open SANTA CLARA, Ca-
lif. (AP) — Erik Howard’s
memories of the play re-
that year. The defense made
a good play on the ball. They
had a perfect hit. It doesn’t
MELBOURNE, Aus- court. It’s hard to con- main vivid more than two really change your life. I’m
tralia (AP) — Andy Rod- centrate when they’re decades later. too positive a person to let
dick’s attempt to win his having injury timeouts.” The former Giant something like that dictate
first Grand Slam title in Roddick looked lethar- will never forget fight- your life.”
nearly a decade ended gic in the second and ing through blockers to Steve Young, who re-
today at the Australian third sets, rarely chasing knock the ball out of Roger placed Montana that game,
Open when he had to down shots and walking Craig’s hands, forcing the said there was talk about
retire from his second- slowly between points fumble that helped lead whether they should hand
round match because of with his head hanging New York to its second Su- the ball to Craig or run a
a right hamstring injury . down. He threw his rack- per Bowl title and ended bootleg. They went with the
The former No. 1, et into the wall at one the San Francisco 49ers’ handoff.
whose lone major singles point and argued with quest for a third straight “Then in the end, we ob-
win came at the 2003 U.S. the chair umpire after a championship. viously called the running
Open, was trailing Lley- video replay showed that That play from the NFC play,” he said. “And forever
ton Hewitt 3-6, 6-3, 6-4 one of Hewitt’s shots — championship game on more, whoever won the dis-
when he called the train- originally called out — Jan. 20, 1991, is among the cussion, or what to do, was
er to his courtside chair. actually hit the line. most famous between the on the hook.”
He then walked over to The 30-year-old teams and is one of many Montana never started
Hewitt and shook the Hewitt, who has won two being recalled leading into another game for the 49ers
Australian player’s hand, major titles and was a fi- Sunday’s conference title again, missing most of the
unable to continue. nalist here in 2005, will game. next two seasons with in-
“It’s a miserable, ter- play 21-year-old Milos But it is far from the only juries and then leaving to
rible thing being out Raonic of Canada in the postseason moment the finish his career in Kansas
there compromised like third round. teams share. The Giants City .
that,” Roddick said of Top-seeded Novak and 49ers met six times in Lott and Craig also left
his attempt to play with Djokovic advanced ear- MCT Photo/Rick Wood/Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
the playoffs between the after that season and by
the injury “I wanted to lier today, overcoming 1981 and ’94 seasons with New York Giants quarterback Eli Manning reacts after the time the 49ers won
see what I could do. You an early service break the victor going on to win hitting Mario Manningham for a touchdown in Sunday’s their fifth Super Bowl title
don’t really have much against Santiago Giraldo the Super Bowl in four of NFC divisional playoff game at Lambeau Field in Green following the 1994 season,
time for clarity in that in a 6-3, 6-2, 6-1 victory at those cases. Bay, Wisc. The Giants defeated the Packers, 37-20. it was a very different ros-
situation. He’s a tough Melbourne Park. The rivalry featured Hall ter.
guy to play ... he knew Australian Open cham- of Fame players like Joe with the Giants providing got his helmet on the ball. “It was kind of the end
what was going on.” pion Serena Williams Montana, Jerry Rice and the stiffest obstacle. Both It popped loose and Taylor of that era to a certain de-
Hewitt said the injury notched her 500th career Ronnie Lott on San Fran- teams started the year 10-0 recovered at the New York gree,” former Niners offen-
was “a nightmare for singles victory when she cisco, and Lawrence Taylor before losing the week be- 43 with 2:36 to go. sive lineman Guy McIntyre
both of us.” beat Barbora Zahlavova and Harry Carson for the fore a highly anticipated “The thing I remem- said. “Those guys were the
“Obviously he Strycova 6-0, 6-4 to ad- Giants. Monday night matchup. ber the most was the si- ones that started it all when
stretched something,” vance to the third round. There were great plays The 49ers won that game 7-3 lence was deafening in the you think about it.”
Hewitt said. “It’s not The left ankle she badly and memorable moments at Candlestick Park, earn- crowd,” Howard said. “It The Niners had gotten
easy for the person up sprained two weeks ago through the years, but the ing them home-field advan- was so loud in there and the the better of the Giants ear-
the other end of the wasn’t an issue. most famous came in the tage for the rematch seven fans were so excited. The lier in the rivalry, winning
only previous conference weeks later. Super Bowl was in their the first playoff game of
championship game be- San Francisco led that grasp. Then to all of a sud- the Bill Walsh era 38-24 fol-
tween these teams follow- game 13-9 early in the den have a turnover at that lowing the 1981 season, one
ing the 1990 season. fourth quarter before Leon- stage of the game and it’s week before Dwight Clark
“You were playing leg- ard Marshall knocked out over. It’s such a vivid mem- made “The Catch.”
Continued from B1 close range made it 36-32 ends: Montana and Jerry Montana with a crushing ory .” The playoff run to San
the game changed with 8½ with 4:22 left. Rice and those guys,” How- hit from behind. Gary Rea- Seven plays later, Bahr Francisco’s second title fol-
minutes left when McGrud- Kansas State finally end- ard said. “That team was sons then had a 30-yard kicked a 43-yard field goal lowing the 1984 season also
er picked up his second ed a nearly 7-minute score- always at the top of the run on a fake punt to set as time expired, sending started with a win over the
foul and took a seat on the less drought when McGrud- league in the standings. We up Matt Bahr’s fourth field the Giants to a Super Bowl Giants, 21-10.
bench. er checked back in and knew those would be big, goal to make it 13-12. they won 20-19 over Buf- The Giants eliminated
The Longhorns launched scored with 1:48 left in the exciting games. Those were The 49ers just needed to falo. the 49ers in the wild-card
a 19-2 run to take their first half, putting the Wildcats the games that you live for. run out the clock to seal the “I got over that on that round with a 17-3 win the
lead of the game. ahead 41-40. Victor Ojel- You carry them with you win. But on a first-and-10 same day,” Craig said this following season and then
Kabongo got it started eye’s put-back in the final forever.” from the Giants 40 with less week. “It was no big deal. It launched their own Super
with a field goal and Chap- minute sent the Wildcats The 49ers were shoot- than 3 minutes to go, Craig was just a loss that we had. Bowl run with a division-
man scored the next seven into the locker room lead- ing for a third straight Su- ran up the middle and How- It wasn’t meant to be for us round win over San Fran-
points before McClellan got ing 43-42. per Bowl title that season, ard shed his blockers and to go to the championship cisco the next year.
into the act. His shot from The game went back and
forth the entire second half,
neither team able to put to-
gether a run like they did
Ravens respecting Patriots’ Brady
calendar in the first half. The biggest
lead after the break was
OWINGS MILLS, Md.
(AP) — The Baltimore Ra-
vens’ defense intends to
grow and mature. As you all
can clearly see, I am not the
same guy I was back in ’09.
Nothing is more impor-
tant for the Ravens on Sun-
“We’ve got our hands
full this week,” Lewis said.
High School Basketball If ever a mid-January spend much of Sunday I am definitely 20 pounds day than stopping Brady . “You watched what they
Mid-season matchup was critical to a afternoon harassing New lighter, too.” The first step in getting that did last week against Den-
tournaments team, it may have been to England quarterback Tom He’s smart enough to done is to make sure he has ver. Just the way they came
At Pleasanton Kansas State. Brady and burying him in know a war of words isn’t very little time to throw in out and ran their offense —
Boys’ Semifinals Martin’s team stumbled the pocket. necessary just four days be- the pocket. how efficient he was, how
Uniontown vs. Humboldt at the start of Big 12 play Until that time, the game fore the AFC title game. So “You have to pressure many different receivers
Boys’ Consolation for the third time in four plan evidently is to smother this is what Suggs decided Brady,” linebacker Jarret he hit with the ball. I think
Crest vs. Prairie View years, though part of that him with praise. to say about Brady this time Johnson said. “If you let that offense, period, is play-
Girls’ Semifinals had to do with the schedule. Ravens linebacker Terrell around: “When it’s all said him stand there, he is going ing at a very high level.”
Uniontown vs. Central The Wildcats faced highly Suggs got into a shouting and done, they are going to to kill you.” Let the compliments fly .
Heights ranked teams Missouri, match with Brady in 2009 af- speak about three quarter- Ravens coach John Har- “We’ve played the Patri-
Baylor and Kansas in suc- ter the quarterback appeared backs: Johnny (Unitas), Pey- baugh couldn’t find any- ots several times, and the
Crest vs. Humboldt
cession, all of them expect- to be demanding a penalty ton (Manning) and him.” thing bad to say about the games always come down to
ed to contend for the title. flag for a late hit. More re- Baltimore linebacker Patriots’ star. being classic,” Lewis said.
Marmaton Valley girls vs. The result, Martin said, ,
cently Suggs suggested that Ray Lewis narrowed the “He may be one of the “Brady is one of the greatest
St. Paul, 4 p.m. (West was some wounded pride. Brady’s two Super Bowl wins field, saying, “You’re talk- elite quarterbacks ever to quarterbacks of all time and
gym) Perhaps beating Texas were “questionable” and that ing about arguably one of play the game,” Harbaugh there is no better mind in
Boys’ Semifinal will help to heal it. he continues to receive pref- the two best quarterbacks said. “He’s big, he’s accu- football than (New England
Marmaton Valley boys “We’ve been walking erential treatment from of- of all time.” rate, he throws the ball hard coach) Bill Belichick. So with
vs. Frontenac, 5:30 p.m. around like a bunch of ficials. The Ravens have plenty and throws a catchable ball all of that being said, here is
(East gym) young kids that lost their Suggs abandoned the of reasons to respect Brady . at the same time. He moves our opportunity .”
Jr. High Basketball dogs,” Martin said. “You grudge Wednesday . The cold facts are that he around fairly well in the Brady, similarly, has de-
Parsons at IMS 7th, 8th can’t win games if that’s “There is no beef,” he threw six touchdown pass- pocket, all those things.” cided it’s wiser to say nice
boys, 3:30 p.m. how you feel. When you’re insisted. “I guess the gen- es last week in a 45-10 rout In four regular-season things about the Ravens
zoned in and you’re emo- esis of that, it was the inci- of Denver and is 4-1 lifetime games against Baltimore, than to give them added in-
Friday tional, it’s still hard as heck dent in ’09 where I almost against Baltimore — the Brady has helped the Patri- centive to come after him
High School Basketball to win. If you’re walking hit him below the waist. lone loss coming in the 2008 ots generate 24, 27, 27 and 23 Sunday .
Yates Center at Hartford around like you lost your I’ve gotten over it. There’s
Mid-season dog, you’ve got no chance.” where it all started, but you
H Red Devil
Class of 2012
Iola boys vs. Sabetha,
5:05 p.m. BHS gym Continued from B1 Bruce Adams added 12
Consolation Semifinals out starters Terrell Shears points.
Iola girls vs. Paola, 3:30
and Mychael Anderson. The Red Devil men and
p.m. (BMS) Shears injured his ankle women host Labette Com-
At Cherokee munity College’s teams Sat-
in practice Tuesday and
Marmaton Valley teams,
Anderson is out because of
urday The women’s game
tips off at 6 p.m. followed by
High School Basketball
Independence rolled to
a 30-23 halftime lead. The
the men at 8 o’clock in the
Pirates outscored the Red Allen County women (15-27
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Group objects to immunization standards
By DAVE RANNEY did not “… want any per-
KHI News Service sonal names published in
Look at me. Do you really want your child Polio in Kansas
TOPEKA — Parents who association with the bill.”
object to state laws that re- She referred instead to to be in a wheelchair? Do you really want to The post-World War II polio
outbreaks that preceded the
quire childhood immuniza- the group’s website, which risk that with your child? “ vaccine developed by Dr.
tions are expected to testify states, “We believe it is — Polio victim Elva Suderman, left Jonas Salk hit Kansas and
before the House Health medically, ethically, and the nation hard, with about
and Human Services Com- 20,000 people a year
scientifically irresponsible nationwide contracting the
mittee this week. to mandate vaccinations Health Departments, said cases had been confirmed. paralyzing disease between
“I want to hear what they without also providing un- House Bill 2094 would cause Hunt said outbreaks of 1945 and 1949. By 1953, the
have to say,” said the com- restricted exemptions for the immunization require- whooping cough were be- number of victims had
mittee’s chairwoman, Rep. ment to become a toothless coming “fairly regular” in jumped to 35,000.
medical reasons, religious
Brenda Landwehr, R-Wich- reasons and reasons of con- recommendation. Kansas. Elva Suderman, 76, of
ita. “I want to be fair.” science.” “Our concern is that a lot “Right before Christmas, Hillsboro, is living testimony
The parents, part of a The website claims it is of times, parents don’t real- we had about 30 cases of to those frightening times.
ize they’re behind on their whooping cough that were She contracted polio in 1948
group called Kansans for unconstitutional to have an at the age of 13.
Vaccine Rights, support exemption that applies to kids’ immunization or that clinically confirmed,” said
House Bill 2094, which one set of religious beliefs they’re even due,” Ponce John Hultgren, who over- “I remember waking up one
would create an exemption and not another. said. “So when they’re told, sees the Dickinson Coun- morning and having trouble
‘You need to go get this ty Health Department in getting out of bed,” she said.
for parents who do not want In testimony before the “When I did get out of bed, I
their children immunized. committee last year, Hig- done,’ for some it’ll be a lot Abilene. “The first case fell to the floor. I couldn’t
Already, state law ex- gins said that she and her easier to just sign a note happened to be a teacher, move.”
empts children who are husband had been told they that says you don’t want so we had to set up vac-
Don Ratzlaff/KHI Suderman said she spent
medically fragile, home weren’t eligible for the re- to. It wouldn’t matter what cination clinics in all the the next two and a half
schooled or belong to a re- ligious exemption because Elva Suderman of Hills- your religious beliefs are.” schools in the county .” months in a Wichita hospital.
ligious denomination that they were Catholic and the boro was struck by polio Kansas Department of In June, six whooping
opposes immunization. as a young teenager and Health and Environment cough cases were con- “When I got my eighth-grade
Catholic Church “… has no diploma, I had two crutches
House Bill 2094 would ex- teachings that mandate or ever since has been con- Secretary Dr. Robert Moser firmed in Dodge City . and braces on both legs,”
pand these exemptions to oppose the use of vaccina- fined to a wheelchair. also is scheduled to testify Earlier this week, the she recalled. “By the time I
include a parent’s personal tions for disease preven- against the bill. Finney County Health De- got to high school, I’d
According to a recent partment confirmed two practiced so hard I was down
beliefs. tion.” a paid lobbyist. So we’re go- to one brace. I spent that
The hearing was sched- According to minutes ing to take the time to hear KDHE report, 398 children cases of measles. whole summer going up and
uled for 1:30 p.m. Wednes- of the committee meeting, it, but I have not been sup- — about 1 percent of the Hunt and other health of- down stairs, getting ready for
day . Higgins also said: “Disease portive of this in the past state’s public-school kin- ficials say these outbreaks school.”
In Kansas, children are prevention is an individual because, frankly, I’m old dergarteners — opted out likely would have been Today, Suderman can’t walk
required to be immunized responsibility and an in- enough to remember polio. of the immunization re- worse if more families had or stand.
against chicken pox, diph- dividual decision for each Vaccines have put a halt to quirement last year: 287 for been allowed to opt out of
theria, tetanus, pertussis, a lot of diseases that I don’t religious reasons, 111 for the immunizations. “What I tell people is they’re
unique child. It is a decision only one plane ride away
polio, measles, mumps, ru- reserved to the parents who want to see come back.” medical reasons. At least “These really are risk- from being exposed to polio,”
bella, hepatitis B and men- should work with their doc- Time restraints pre- 82 percent of the state’s versus-benefit decisions,” she said. “Most developed
ingitis before or shortly tors to make the decision. vented the committee from kindergarteners were fully said Dr. Melinda Wharton, countries are polio-free, but
after being allowed to en- working the bill last year, vaccinated. referring to the hearing on there are still some that
Admission to school should aren’t — Nigeria and
roll in a public or private never be used to force chil- Landwehr said. Charlie Hunt, state epi- House Bill 2094. Pakistan being the bigger
school, a licensed preschool dren to receive vaccina- Several health officials demiologist at KDHE, said “Vaccines, like any medi- ones.”
or a licensed day care facil- tions. When you support are expected to testify his office is gathering data cal intervention, do have
on the roughly 17 percent adverse events associated Suderman said it is hard for
ity. this bill, you are standing against the bill. her to understand why some
Enforcement of the law is up for life, for individual “Vaccines are safe,” said of kindergarteners whose with them. We know that,” parents would not want their
left to local school districts. liberty, for freedom of con- Dr. Dennis Cooley, a Topeka immunization status is un- she said. “But when we children immunized.
Some districts — there isn’t science, for parental rights, pediatrician, chairman of clear. compare these risks to the
“We suspect that some benefits, there is no ques- “Look at me,” she said. “Do
an exact count — require and for true and unrestrict- the Kansas Blue Ribbon you really want your child to
kindergarteners to be im- ed consent.” Panel on Infant Mortality school districts either tion in my mind, both as a be in a wheelchair? Do you
munized before they enroll, According to the group’s and president of the Kan- aren’t enforcing the policy parent and as a physician, really want to risk that with
while others allow a 30-day sas Chapter of the Ameri- or that they’re allowing that the safest thing for my your child?”
website, more than 700 peo-
grace period. Some choose ple have signed a petition in can Academy of Pediatrics. longer periods for being in children is to protect them By 1955, field trials had
not to enforce the law. support of House Bill 2094. “When a parent sends a compliance,” Hunt said. from vaccine-preventable shown the Salk vaccine was
Immunizations are avail- Landwehr wouldn’t pre- child who’s not immunized “We are anxiously awaiting diseases, which still oc- successful in preventing the
able at county health de- to school, they’re putting all the arrival of that data.” cur in many parts of the illness.
dict whether the bill would
partments across the state get out of her committee. the other kids at risk, espe- The anxiety, he said, world.” In 1957, the small southwest
and at most primary care “I’ve had quite a few leg- cially those who for various stems from recent in- Wharton, who grew up Kansas town of Protection
doctors’ offices. islators ask me to work this reasons can’t be immunized state outbreaks of mea- in Kingman, is deputy sec- made national news after
sles, whooping cough and retary of the National Cen- every resident under age 40
Kansans for Vaccine bill,” she said. “These are — a child in chemotherapy, had been vaccinated,
Rights Director Erika Hig- people (Kansans for Vac- for example,” Cooley said. mumps. ter for Immunization and making it the first city in the
gins declined a KHI News cine Rights) who have a The Kansas Chapter of “Our concern is that ex- Respiratory Diseases, a di- United States to be “100
Service request for an in- lot of concerns. They don’t the American Academy emptions tend to cluster,” vision of the national Cen- percent protected” against
Hunt said. “So when vac- ters for Disease Control and polio.
terview, noting in an email have a bunch of money be- of Pediatrics represents
that members of the group hind them. They don’t have more than 90 percent of the cination rates fall to a rate Prevention.
state’s pediatricians. that’s not sufficient to sup-
“ sponsibilityprevention is an individual re- Veterans hurt by
“In a way, I think it’s un- press transmission, every-
Disease fortunate that our vaccines body in that community is
and an individual decision for have been so successful, be- put at risk, including those
each unique child. It is a decision reserved
to the parents who should work with their
cause now we have parents
who’ve never seen a case
of measles or chickenpox,”
who’ve been vaccinated be-
cause no vaccine is 100 per-
mental health cuts
doctors to make the decision. Admission Cooley said. “People tend to The KDHE report noted By DAVE RANNEY fall through the cracks,”
KHI News Service said Robin Cole, who runs
to school should never be used to force forget that these vaccines that in 2006 the state ex-
weren’t developed because perienced a widespread TOPEKA — Recent cuts Pawnee Mental Health
children to receive vaccinations. When outbreak of mumps that to community mental Services, a Manhattan-
these were innocuous dis-
you support this bill, you are standing up eases. They were developed was kept in check by high health center budgets are based center that serves
for life, for individual liberty, for freedom because these were dis- rates of vaccination. It also harming veterans and their a 10-county area that in-
warned that in 2008 the families, a center director .
cludes Fort Riley “These
of conscience, for parental rights, and for eases that caused and can
cause some very serious United States had 140 con- said Tuesday . people include veterans
true and unrestricted consent. firmed cases of measles, the “When community men- and their families.”
Michelle Ponce, execu- most in any year since 1996. tal health centers are not Cole testified before the
— Kansans for Vaccine Rights “ tive director of the Kan- And in the first five months funded at appropriate lev- House Committee on Vet-
sas Association of Local of last year, 118 measles els, there are people who erans, Military and Home-
land Security She said that
former servicemen and
women also have access
to mental health services
through the U.S. Depart-
ment of Veterans Affairs,
but their family members
may not and often are unin-
State-funded grants that
help mental health centers
offset the costs of caring for
the uninsured have been
cut from $31 million in 2007
to $10.8 million in 2012.
Cole and Sheli Sweeney
of the Kansas Associa-
tion of Community Mental
Health Centers asked legis-
lators to restore part or all
of the grant money .
“That $10.8 million pool
is what we use to serve peo-
ple who walk in our doors
uninsured,” Sweeney said.
“Many times, these are
young soldiers and their
Sweeney said the Depart-
ment of Veterans Affairs
provides mental health ser-
vices in Topeka, Wichita
But “in many parts of
the state these services are
not available,” she said.
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Dear Carolyn: I need a Tell Me way you run your house- When I like someone a lot
better way to handle my About It hold, then visit on her turf; I tend to clam up and not
mother-in-law. She’s pas- if she refuses to childproof show my true self. When
sive-aggressive, gives the because “you should teach I am not interested, I am
silent treatment, doesn’t your 2-year-old not to pick comfortable with myself
understand that she’s not up knives left on the floor,” and I attract guys really
the victim all the time (ev- Hax then visits are mostly at .
easily How do I get over
eryone else is just mean, your house or kid-friendly this? — Relationship sabo-
etc.), complains about not venues, like parks or chil- teur
seeing her grandkids but thinks everyone else is the dren’s museums. Answer: Everyone has
then always has something problem. Also, have distracting ac- this problem to some de-
better to do than actually This is one of those “you tivities planned, since busy gree.
spend time with them (and can’t stop her, you can only people are much less obnox- And the solution is uni-
the cycle continues). hope to contain her” situa- ious than bored ones (this versal, too: Put yourself in
Usually I just roll my tions. goes equally for kids, needy situations where you get
eyes at her behavior and Devise a plan that takes adults, eye-rolling adults to know people over time
move on. However, it’s get- her various land mines into and fed-up adults who bot- and through a common ac-
ting worse, and my hus- account and works around tle up their frustration till tivity. That will give you
band lets his frustration them. It sounds like work, they snap). natural conversation top-
build until he snaps at her, but most of the effort is in Combine these steps ics and things to do in the
which is not productive. setting up your approach with the basics of keeping silences, which will push
As my children get older (5 well enough to make the visits short, avoiding con- you through awkward
and 2), I don’t want them to times you interact with her tentious topics, and acting stages. Choose an activity
learn that her methods are more relaxed. as a gentle buffer between you enjoy enough to lose
appropriate. Start by determining Grandma and grandkids, yourself in, and you’ll be
So what to do? And what a visit schedule that’s as and it might be possible to yourself without knowing
sort of conversation with close as you can get (with- keep Grandma in your kids’ it.
her will work? — Grandpar- out losing your mind) to a lives without its becoming Even better, it will turn
ent acting like a teenager complaint-proof frequency . a drain. your attention from seeing
Answer: She has already Then, choose terms for Dear Carolyn: The guys people as prospective dates
made clear that a “con- the visits that help you I like the most don’t seem to just seeing them in ac-
versation with her” won’t avoid predictable conflicts. to like me as much, and the tion, which will help both
work; she’s not receptive to For example, if she’s al- ones who do like me, I can’t of you see each other more
constructive criticism. She ways on your case about the bring myself to like back. clearly .
Don’t let allergies deter exercise
Dear Dr. Donohue: My Dr. Paul Dr. Donohue regrets an order form of avail-
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Sudoku is like a crossword puzzle,
comes right to the point. I entirely, only to limit it. but uses numbers instead of words.
bet he is mouth-breathing Secondly, I believe he has The puzzle is a box of 81 squares,
when he runs hard. Almost allergies. The stuffy, itchy subdivided into 3x3 cubes of 9
everyone mouth-breathes nose strongly suggests squares each. Some squares are
when running. It’s the only allergic-induced nasal con- filled in with numbers. The rest
way to get enough air into gestion, which obstructs should be filled in by the puzzler.
the lungs. However, some nose-breathing. I have a Fill in the blank squares allowing
second suggestion. On a the numbers 1-9 to appear only
with mouth-breathing will trial basis, he might want
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the throat from being ir- doesn’t require a prescrip- and once in
ritated. The nose filters in- tion and isn’t expensive. It every 3x3
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Your grandson has to
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It’s not natural for runners. fore he runs. The medicine the difficulty
First, while running, he reaches peak levels in an gradually
slows down his breathing hour. One tablet takes care increases
rate by inhaling every two of a full 24-hour period. It through the
steps and exhaling on the doesn’t make most users week to a
next two steps. He should .
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10 mg, once a day . star puzzle.
through the nose as pos-
sible. He has to make this
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Payday lending businesses under scrutiny
By TONY PUGH
WASHINGTON — When
You end up getting on a debt treadmill. It’s
Richard Cordray convenes sort of like quicksand. You get pulled in and
his first field hearing today you can’t get out.
in Birmingham, Ala., as the
director of the new Con- — Stephen Stetson, Arise Citizens Policy Project
sumer Financial Protection
Bureau, the site, setting stores. for a few hundred dollars,
and subject matter couldn’t With the momentum that are guaranteed by bor-
be more appropriate. from today’s field hearing, rowers’ coming paychecks.
In the city that witnessed Alabama may well be tug- A customer who seeks
some of the bloodiest con- ging at the welcome mat the a $500 payday loan would
frontations of the civil industry has long enjoyed. get the money only after
rights era, Cordray will “We’re very excited about writing a check for that
hear testimony on the pay- the possibility of the fed- amount plus finance charg-
day loan industry, which eral government exercising es, which the lender would
has acquired a reputation Sid Hastings/MCT
some regulatory control on hold — typically for about
as one of the bad boys of the these dangerous products,” two weeks — until the bor-
St. Louis resident Mike Basler, left, signs petitions of- Stetson said. rower’s paycheck comes
commercial credit world.
Assailed by some for en- fered by Rachel Cramsey, also of St. Louis, before an Industry representatives through.
ticing low-income custom- event at the Old Federal Courthouse in St. Louis Mon- say such criticisms are un- The lender then cashes
ers into a cycle of repeat day. Cramsey was part of a group of volunteers circu- warranted. In fact, most the check to pay off the
borrowing at high inter- lating two petitions, one calling for reform of payday customers are satisfied with loan and interest. If the
est rates, payday lenders lending practices in Missouri and another calling for the product, said Jamie borrower’s paycheck isn’t
have drawn the ire of state an increase in the state’s minimum wage. Fulmer, vice president of enough to pay back the loan
regulators nationwide. Spartanburg, S.C.-based Ad- and the fees when due, the
Their penchant for setting Seventeen states and the Policy Project, an anti-pov- vance America, the nation’s lender usually extends the
up shop in poor minority District of Columbia have erty organization in Mont- largest non-bank provider loan or “rolls it over” by
neighborhoods has made outlawed high-interest gomery, Ala. of cash advance services, simply having the borrow-
their business model a tar- payday loans, which allow “We’re the Wild, Wild with 2,600 stores in 29 states. er pay the interest charges.
get for civil rights activists cash-strapped workers to West for lending products Among providers of But doing so means the
as well. borrow against their next down here,” Stetson said of short-term credit — such as fees keep accumulating, would force lenders out of
Industry supporters say paychecks. his home state. “It’s really car-title lenders and pawn- making the final payoff business and drive borrow-
payday lenders provide anything goes.” shops — state-regulated even more expensive. ers to unregulated Internet
much-needed short-term IN MISSOURI, communi- Ninety-three of Ala- payday lenders provide the “You end up getting on payday lenders with much
credit to consumers who ty, religious and civil rights bama’s 1,105 payday loan most transparent, easy-to- a debt treadmill,” Stetson higher rates.
are largely underserved by groups are trying to collect stores are in Birmingham, understand terms and con- said. “It’s sort of like quick- Fulmer plans to attend
banks and who can’t bor- 92,000 signatures to force a a city still reeling from a ditions, Fulmer said. sand. You get pulled in and the Birmingham hearing.
row cash from friends and statewide ballot initiative declining tax base and the “I would challenge you to you can’t get out.” He said he was encouraged
family . that would cap interest on loss of thousands of steel- find a more fully disclosed Fulmer said capping that regulators, consumers
When compared with al- payday loans at a 36 percent industry jobs. Last month, product in the market- interest rates on payday and industry representa-
ternatives such as bounc- annual percentage rate. Birmingham city council place,” he said. loans was a bad idea be- tives would have a forum
ing checks or paying re- “This is a Missouri issue member Lashunda Scales Used mainly by people cause lenders couldn’t be to discuss the importance
connection fees on utilities, that our Legislature has persuaded her colleagues to who don’t have credit cards, profitable at the 36 percent of credit access for low-in-
they argue, short-term pay- not been able to solve,” said impose a six-month mora- payday loans are small, annualized rate that many come workers and how best
day loans — which often David Gerth, the executive torium on new payday loan short-term loans, usually states have adopted. That to provide it.
demand repayment within director of Metropolitan
weeks — are a good deal, de- Congregations United in St.
spite interest rates that can Louis. “We know that vot-
ers want it, so we’re taking Twin Motors
run upward of $15 to $20 for Ford
every $100 borrowed. it to the ballot.”
Years of attacks by con-
sumer advocates, unfavor- IN ALABAMA, which Year Old”
able court decisions, tighter has more than four payday Sales Manager
state regulations and the re- lenders for every McDon- Ba rn ey
cession have taken a toll on ald’s restaurant, the indus- Ba rn et t!!
the industry After reaching
. try faces no major state-
a high of more than 24,000 wide attack, thanks to a
Trucks More Trucks
in 2006, the number of pay- powerful lobbying presence 150 at,
2005 Ford F- Su per C rew L ari 4x4,A uto 5. V 8,40/20/ 4L
day loan stores fell to 19,600 in the Legislature, said Ste- 2011 G M C Sierra 1500 C rew C ab,A uto 5.
3L 40 Seat,H eated L eatherSeats,L ocalT rade,O nly 47K ,N i .$
ce! 18 995
V 8,L eather & L oaded,1 O w ner,L ocal T rade,O nly
in 2010, according to re- phen Stetson, a policy ana- 25K M i ...........................$
les ........................... 32 488
2005 Ford Explorer XL T ,A uto V 6,L eather,R ear A /C ,3rd R ow
ports by industry analysts. lyst with the Arise Citizens’ 2010 Ford Expedi on XL T,4x4,A uto V 8,R ear
............................. 8 250 or $ 219 a.
m o.w . c.
A /C , 8 P assenger....................... 19,488 2005 D odge D u ran go SL T,H em i 4x4,L eather,R earA /C ,3rd R ow
2010 Ford F-150 C rew Plati u m ,4x4,A uto 5.
n 4L V 8,
............................. 8 995 or $ 239 a.
m o.w . c.
P - oonroof N av. P ow erB oards,1 O w ner, M ust See!....
M , , ...$ 32,875 2005 C h evy Trai lBlazer,4x4,E xt. A uto V 6,3rd R ow Seat,L ocal
2010 Ford Explorer Eddi Bau er, 4x4, A uto V 6, L eather,
T rade............................ , 9 650 or $ 250
m o.w . c.
R ear A /C ,3rd R ow Seati 20K M i ...............$
ng, les ............... 23,899 2004 Ford Expedi on Eddi Bau er,4x4,A uto 5.
ti e 4L V 8,Q uad
2010 Ford F- at,
150 C rew C ab L ari 4x4, A uto V 8, C onsole 10,995 or $239 m o.w .a.c.
Seats,P ow er3rd R ow ,D V D .....
Shit,H eated & C ooled L eatherSeats,25K 1- w ner,W O W ! $
f O . , 31 988 2002 C h evy 1500 Reg.C ab,A uto V 6,85K M i ......$7,495
2010 Ford Explorer XL T,4x4,A uto V 6,3rd R ow ,R ear A /C ,26K 2000 Ford F- at,
150 Su perC ab L ari 4x4,A uto 5.
4L V 8,L eather,
M i ...................................................$
les ................................................... , 20 899 ...............................................$
L ocalT rade................................................ , 5 995
2010 Ford Escape XL T,FW ,
D ,A uto V 6,L eather,M oonroof T rai
ler 250 at,
1999 Ford F- C rew C ab L ari A uto V 10,L eather,1 O w ner,
T ow ,21K L ocal1- w ner,N i ! $
O ce! . 19,495 or $339 m o.w .a.c. 100K M i ................................................$ ,
les ................................................ 8 995
2009 Ford F-250 Su perC ab XL T , 4x4, A uto V 10, P ow er 1999 Ford F- 250 Su perC ab XL T,A uto 7. ,D i 120K M i
3L esel, les,
W i .......................................$
ndow s & L ocks........................................ 17,988 ce .............................................$
N i T ruck .............................................. , 11 988
2009 Ford Flex L i i
m ted, L eather, N avi on, D ual M oonroof,
gati 1994 Toyota T- Regu larC ab,4 C yl. 105K
100 , ...
Q uad Seats,32K M i .................................... 23,988
2009 Ford F-150 Su per C rew XL T ,4x4,A uto 5.
4L V 8,P ow er Cars
Seat,Sync,T rai T ow & M ore,40K 1- w nerM i ........$
ler O les ........ 24,977 m ted,A uto V 6,L eather,
2011 Ford Tau ru s L i i
2009 Ford Flex SE,A uto V 6,7 P assenger,R earA /C ,Factory P rogram P rogram C ar,32K M i ..............$
les .............. 23,988
C ar,33K M i .................$
les ................. 20,988 or $349 m o.w .a.c. ck
2011 Bu i L u cern e C XL ,A uto V 6,L eather
2008 Ford Edge SEL , A u to V 6, P ow er Seat, Sync, 34K & L oaded,31K M i W ow !..........$
les, ........... 21,488
M i .......................... 19,995 or 339 m o.w .a.c.
2010 Ford T au ru s SEL , A uto V 6, Sync, 57K
2008 Ford Ran ger XL T,4 D r. SuperC ab,A uto 4.
, 0L V 6,O nly 18K M i ....................................$
les .................................... ,18 488
1- w nerM i B argai !.......$
O les, n! ........ 15,988 or $265 m o.w .a.c. 2010 M ercu ry M ilan Prem iere, A uto V 6, L eath er,
2008 Ford F-250 Su perC ab XL T,4x4,A uto V 8,P ow er W ndow s
i , les ...$
M oonroof 36K M i .... 17,988 or $299 m o.w .a.c.
& L ocks................................................. 16,988 2010 C h evy Im pala L T , A uto
V 6, P ow er Seat, W i ow s &
S terlin g 6 C in em a 2008 Ford F-150 C rew C ab L ari 4x4,A uto 5.
B ed C over& M ore,1- w ner..............................
V 8,L eather,
L ocks,37K M i ..........$
les .......... 13,988 or $249 m o.w .a.c.
2010 Volk sw agen Beetle,A uto 4 C yl. P ow erW
, ndow s/L ocks,Fuel
A young skunk, after noc-
2008 Ford F- at,
150 Su perC ab L ari 4x4, A uto,5.
4L V 8, L eather, Saver,29K .....................$
..................... 16,988 or $299 m o.w .a.c.
• Beauty & T h e • B & W B all,N i T ruck,L ocalT rade $ 16,995 or $349 m o.w .a.c.
• Beas (G ) •
turnal ramblings, sought J u l N ois
oyf e n n
2009 C h rysler Sebri g Tou ri g,A uto 4 C yl. L ocal T rade,56K
• 2D :4:t • 2008 Ford Edge SEL , A uto 10,995 or $239 m o.w .a.c.
( -13) les .........................$
• 3D :(1: •
V 6, P ow er Seat, Sync & M ore, 31K M i ..........................
daytime refuge under the 1: 20
( 40)- 4: -
• • 20,995 or 349 m o.w .a.c.
05 les .........................$
M i .......................... $
7: - 9:
10 50* u
2009 Ford M u stan g G T Prem i m ,A uto V 8,L eather & Shaker
front porch of Bill and
• U nd erwor : • 21 488
2008 C h evy Silverado 1500 Reg.C ab,A uto V 6,N i W
ce ork O r les ...........................$
1000 Sound System ,24K M i ............................
• A wakening (R) •
Misty Hobbs’ home, 1021 ld W arH or e 2D
s R un A round T ruck,58K ..................................$
• (2: - 4: - 3 7: •
( ) m ted, A uto
2008 Ford T au ru s X L i i V 6, 7 P assenger, L eather,
N. Jefferson Ave., early • 7:15)9: 45 • 13,988 or $299 m o.w .a.c.
40 150 at,
2008 Ford F- C rew C ab L ari A uto 5. V 8,L eather,B ench
1 O w ner.......................
• 20 - 35* • 22 888
• E xtr ely L ou d •
today, only to find the O les ................................$
Seat,1- w ner,87K M i ................................. , bu
2008 C h evy M ali L T , A uto , nd
6 C yl. P ow er W i ow s & L ocks,
• em • 2008 C h evy Tah oe L T,A uto 5. 12,995 or $269 m o.w .a.c.
• & Incr ibly •
opening in lattice work id
D evil Ins e
3L V 8,R ear A /C ,7 P assenger,N ew ..............$
L ocalT rade,36K ...............
• C los (PG -13) 3 (R) - 4: - • 21 995
ed res, .......................$
T i SuperC lean,M ust See!W ow !.......................
wasn’t accommodating. on
2008 Ford Fu si SE,A uto 4 C yl. M oonroof,C ertii P re-O w ned,
• (1: - 4: - •
, , fed
• 7: - 9: •
( 10) 45
An Iola animal control of- 20) 10 2008 Ford F-250 R eg. C ab XL , 4x4, A uto 5. V 8, P ow er
4L 14,288 or $259 m o.w .a.c.
6 Year/100K W arranty..........
7: - 9:
ficer was expected to deal
• R ed T ails •
E qui ent & B radf Sti les .............$
ord ngerB ed,70K M i .............. , 22 988 2007 Ford Tau ru s SEL ,A uto V 6,G reat SchoolC ar.....$6,995
• (PG -13) 3 • 150
2008 Ford F- Su perC rew XL T,A uto 5. V 8,P W ,P L ,L ocal
• (1: - 4: - 7: - 9: •
with the stuck skunk later n
2007 C h rysler 300 T ou ri g, A uto f
V 6, L eather, B eautiul B lack
35) 25 10 55*
T rade,R olli L ock B ed C over..$
ng .. , 18 988
or $ 331
m o.w . c. C ar...........................$
........................... 15,488 or $279 m o.w .a.c.
in the morning. • Movies for 1/20-1/26 • 2008 Ford Ran ger Su perC ab XL T Sport,4x4,A uto 4.
0L V 6,
2006 C h evy Im pala, A u to V 6, L ocal T rad e, 70K
• 4 No Pass Movies • 12,450 or $269 m o.w .a.c.
P ow erW i ..$
ndow s & L ocks,86K ...
• * Friday & Saturday Late Night •
10,488 or $225 m o.w .a.c.
M i ..........................
• ( ) Saturday & Sunday Only •
Register/Bob Johnson ti
2008 Ford Expedi on EL XL T ,4x4, A uto 5.
4L V 8, R ear A /C ,
• 2 up charge on all 3D Movies • 8 P assenger,73K M i ...................................$ 20 988 2006 Ford Fu si SE,A uto V 6,P -Seat,P W ,P L ......... 7,995
les ................................... ,
2005 Ford 500 SE,A uto V 6,L ocalT rade,N i O nly 73K .$8,995
2008 Ford Escape XL T ,4W nd
D ,A uto V 6,P ow er Seat,W i ow s & ce, .
L ocks.........................$ 13,495 or $279 m o.w .a.c. 2005 Ford 500 SE,A uto V 6,P retty R ed C ar.............$6,995
2007 C h evy 1500 Reg.C ab,4x4,A uto V 8,N i L ocal T rade,O nly
ce ac x
2005 Pon ti G ran d Pri G T , A uto V 6, L eather, Sunroof, 61K
57K M i .....................$
les ..................... 15,945 or $299 m o.w .a.c. les .........................$
M i .......................... 10,495 or $219 m o.w .a.c.
2007 C h evy Equ i ox L S, A W
D , A uto V 6, P ow er W i ow s & s,
2003 M ercu ry G ran d M arqu i A uto 6L
4. V 8, L eather, P ow er
......................... 12,995 or 279 m o.w .a.c.
$ Seats......................................................$ ,
...................................................... 4 995
2007 Ford F-150 R egu lar C ab XL , A uto V 6, O nly 33K n ve,
2003 L i coln T ow n C ar Execu ti L eather & ce
L oad ed , N i
M i .......................... 13,995 or $259 m o.w .a.c. L ocalT rade,74K M i .....................................$ ,
les ..................................... 8 995
2007 Ford F- Su perC rew K i g Ran ch ,4x4,L oaded & You
K now It,49K M i W ow ................................. 26,988
2007 Ford Explorer Sport Trac XL T,A uto V 6,C ar & T ruck A ll
In O ne,72K ...................$
................... 14,995 or $299 m o.w .a.c.
2007 Ford Explorer Sport Trac XL T,A uto V 6,1 O w ner,L ocal
ce les, fed O
T rade,W e H ave A ll T he Servi R ecords,61K M i C ertii P re- w ned,
6 Year/100K W arranty...................................$
................................... , 16 988
2006 Ford F-250 Su perC ab XL T , 4x4, D i Spray In L i
B & W B all,R eady T o P ull.................................$
................................. 17,988 2501 N. State, Iola • 800-407-TWIN 620-365-3632
Happy Birthday 2006 Ford F-
B edli 57K ..................$
150 Su perC ab XL T ,4x4,A uto 5.
17,995 or $325 m o.w .a.c.
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