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SCMS Boys by Bob Greer South Central Middle School's track and field boys faced a rugged field of compe- tition Thursday, April 20. The Junior Timberwolves were in the annual Ashland Jun- ior High Invitational meet. They First publishedf in The Western Ster Thursday, May 4, 2006. 40-42c Resolution No. 2006-G A RESOLUTION DECLARING THE INTENTION OF THE BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS OF COMANCHE COUNTY, KAN- SAS TO DESIGNATE 1 MILL SPE- CIFICALLY TO PROVIDE FOR THE ESTABLISHMENT OF A COUNTYWIDE ECONOMIC DE- VELOPMENT PROGRAM. WHEREAS, the Board of County Commissioners of Comanche County, Kansas, is authorized by K.S.A. 19- 4101 et seq. to provide financing from its general operating fund or may levy a tax annually upon all the taxable tangible property of the county for the establishment of a countywide economic development program. WHEREAS, such funds may be uti- lized to conduct studies and prepare comprehensive plans for the County.dEs future economic growth and development; to inventory the services, facilities and resources of the entire county; to promote, stimulate and encourage the growth and devel- opment of the agriculture, commerce and industry of the county as n whole, in order to achieve maximum utiliza- tiqn of its human, economic and natu- ral resources and tourist attractions; WHEREAS, the Board of County Commissioners is required by K.S.A. 19- 4102 to publish n notice of its in- tention to levy a tax in the official county newspaper. THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED BY THE BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS OF COMAN- CHE COUNTY, KANSAS: SECTION 1: The Board of County Commissioners of Comanche County, Kansas, hereby authorize the levy of a 1 mill upon the taxable tangible property of the county for the estab- lishment of a countywide economic development program. SECTION 2: Such funds collected from the levy shall be used to conduct studies and prepare comprehensive plans for the County/Es future eco- nomic growth and development; to in- ventory the services, facilities and re- sources of the entire county; to pro- mote, stimulate and encourage the growth and development of the agri- culture, commerce and industry of the county as a whole. SECTION 3: This resolution shall become effective after passage by the Board of County Commissioners, publication in the official county newspaper and thirty (30) days fol- lowing the date of publication, unless n petition, signed by electors equal in number to not less than 5% of the electors of the county, requesting an election thereon, shall be filed in the office of the county election officer, no such levy shall be made without such proposition having first been submitted to and having been ap- proved by n majority Of the electors of the county voting at an election called and held thereon. PASSED AND APPROVED BY THE BOARD OF COUNTY COMMIS- SIONERS OF THE COUNTY OF COMANCHE, KANSAS, THISIst DAY OF MAY, 2006. Dunne Huck Chairman Velma Basnett Commissioner Wayne Woolfolk Commissioner Attest: Alice Smith County Clerk Fourth at Ashland I faced 10 teams from nine area low hurdles, clocking 28.1 sec- junior highs and middle schools, onds there. Flinkman finished South Central scored just 8second in the triple jump at by Vanita Blundell places, totaled 52 team points, 33'11 ". and finished in fourth-place South Central also won theEveryone has a favorite overall. 800-meter relay in 1 minute, hobby to do in his or her spare Greensburg Junior High ran49.57 seconds. Those runners time. away with boys team honors, (in order) were Gratton Odell, Some like to play golf, or piling up a big total of 152 Clayton Adams, Clay Jarnagin, cards, or some kind of needle points. Haviland was runner-up and anchorman Justin Flinkman. work, or maybe just going to the with 81 points. Meet-host Ash- Clayton Adams picked up a coffee shop to see what is going just letters-- and in some boxes land topped South Central by 21 pair of third places to add 12 on. there were more than one letter. points (73-52) in their battle for team points to the Jufiior Tim- At my grandma's house she As I was looking at it, trying to third and fourth places, berwolf total. He took third in did jigsaw puzzles. Granddad figure out what had happened to Other team scoring in the the triple jump with a leap of would try to help and get dis- my puzzle, I heard a little boys division: 32'6". He also won third in the gusted and suggest that he could snicker. Jim said that it looked 5. MinneOla Junior High with 200-meter low hurdles in 29.46 use his pocket knife to make like my puzzle is already done; 48 team points. 6. Bucklin Jun- seconds, some of the pieces fit. Jim thinks he is sooo funny. ior High with 43.7. Meade Jun- Adams took sixth place in the Granddail collected rocks,Now Momis currently work- ior High's Purple team with 30. discus with a best toss of 77'7". polished them and made jewelry, ing on jigsaw puzzles. We got 8. Fowler 26 points. 9. Meade South Central also got oneHe just loved sawing a rock in her a couple of unique puzzles Junior High Silver squad with 16 point in the 400-meter relay, two just to see what it looked like for Christmas. She got one done team points. 10. Attica Junior placing sixth in 55.83 seconds, inside. He enjoyed giving them with the help of the Spence kids High with 6 team points. Those runners (in order) were away as much as he did making at the Spence Family Christmas. For the day, Coach Rocky Clay Jarnagin, Austin Mounts, the rings, bracelets, and. neck- Now she is working on the last Green's Junior T-Wolves won William Klein, and Grattonlaces, one we gave her: three first places, one second, a Odell. My morn took up drawing It looked really different, as pair of third places, and two The Junior Timberwolves and painting when we all left it came with its own frame, glue, sixths, also racked up a fifth place in the home. I guess she needed to and hanger so you can hang the Justin Flinkman, an eighth400-meter relay for athletes who peace and quiet to concentrate, puzzle when it is completed. The grader, had another big day for were also in the throwing event. As it turns out she was very only kicker is -- it is nearly im- the SCMS squad. He won twoBut that did not give any points good. She also liked to make doll possible to do. first places, got one second, and in team scoring. The SCMS time clothes. Later on she started to She has gotten lots of help anchored a relay squad to a win. there was 1:07.22. Those run- do crossword puzzles, which just from her neighbors, Janis Allen He took the 110-meter highners (in order) were Jon Gray, drove Dad nuts. and Darlene Caraway. I under- hurdles in 15.22 seconds and Dalen Thompson, Andrew Hess, I ha e found there are twostand that there are plans to call also won first in the 200-meter and Brett Allen. kinds of people in this world, in more reinforcements this South Central also competed those who like to do crossword week. With any luck it should be Civic Club inthe medley relayand clocked puzzles and those who do not. completed by next week at this 2:06.16. But the Wolves were Dad and Jim definitely did not. time. Ladies Meet unplaced in that event. Runners They did not even like forI helped her little it is diffi- there (in order) were William Mom and l to do them when they cult and frustrating. Maybe Klein, Austin Mounts, Claywere in the room. I like to do Granddad had the right idea -- For their March meeting, Jamagin, and Gratton Odell. them right before I would go to now where did that pocket knife members of the Civic Improve- A number of other boys also sleep, go? ment Club met at Marjorie competed. They did not place or One night as I grabbed my Overocker's home March 4. score. But these were their puzzle, I found that it had/etters ,e l lifl Sl:Cfft1 Eight members answered roll events and marks: in the boxes hail been filled in. call: spring exercise plans. 100-Meter Dash -- JordanThey were not words, mind you;,I.IJ i I:h Vice President Evelyn Reed Sanders 15.09 seconds. Dalen led the group in the Pledge of Al- Thompson 15.48. Drew Price legiance and the club collect. 17.61. 200 Meters -- Brett Allen " Regular business was conducted. 33.18. Jordan Sanders 34.3. Cards have been sent to Steve Westrup 34.77. Janice Overocker St.Clair after 400-Meter Dash -- Garrett the death of her mother Mary Lenertz 1:22.43. Drew Price Overocker, toYvonneCoughlin1:31.72. 800 Meters-- Will- We have Ceramic Bird who has been hospitalized, and iam Klein 2:43. Austin Mounts to the Cordelia Reynolds family 3:07. Garrett Lenertz 3:17. Baths & Many Varieties upon her death. She was an ac- 1600,Meter Run -- Brady tive member some years ago. Unruh 8:28. 200-Meter Low Evelyn Reed had a carpet es- Hurdles-- Gratton Odel134.82 timate for the Veterans' Build- seconds, of New Plants ing stage of $406.32 installed. A Shot Put Brett Allen 30-8+. motion was made and seconded Andrew Hess 29'11 ". Jon Gray : Hours: 9-12 and 1-5:30 that we abandon the carpet 27'3 ". Discus -- Jon Gray Monday through Saturday project as beyond our means at 79'2". Andrew Hess 75'9". this time. Long Jump -- Austin Snook Closed during noon hour (12-1 p.m.) daily Physical Therapist Lisa Girk 13'5 ". Austin Mounts 10'3 ". from the Comanche County Dalen Thompson 9'4". Triple Hospital spoke on proper exer- Jump -- Steve Westrup 25'6". Protection 622-4596 cises, and passed out literature showing exercises and the time one needs to do these daily. She recommended that we do 20-30 Th is having minutes of exercises daily. Ex- backercisesas youhelPage.Strengthen your Saturday night May 6th It was reported that Linda I Lytle is still having leg and ankle with the acoustic sound of Lisa Stout pain and is in still Tulsa, Okla, near her daughter. Delicious refreshments were while you're dining prepared by Cara Vanderree and served by the hostess. Then, at 10 p.m shewill us crank it up and we will dance. at -- Th lnternet Service 582-2217 in Coldwater North Central Avenue Coldwater 582-2842