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Graffiti Found at Lake, Parks, Chruches, Football Field Vandals, trika Here N tll There have been several in- elsewhere in the state and as far on walls, sidewalks, and other stances of vandalism in the city away as Los Angeles, Calif. surfaces. of Coldwater within the past month. The first was graffiti on road signs and buildings at Lake Coldwater early during the month. Investigation of that case by both the Comanche County Sheriff's Office and Coldwater City Marshal Doug Storie re- cently identified suspects in the case. Those suspects have been identified and all reports turned over to the county attorney for the formal filing of charges. The second incident, shortly after the first, produced, more graffiti at the lake. No suspects have yet been identified in that case, but the graffiti indicated that the perpetrators were in- volved with "Surenos 13," a street gang known to be in Dodge City, Garden City, and Dr. Richard Raenfeldt -Optometrist- Adult-Child Eye Car8 #,losses Filled #ontacfLenzax Ashland Office Will Be Open 2nd & 4th Tuesdays 10:00 A.M. 1-800-378-0225 I would like to apologize to the South Central High School Class of 2006 for forgetting to cleanup before hand the area at the lake where you had your class party. It flat slipped my mind, and I am sorry I didn't have it in top shape for you. Coldwater Lake Manager, Jim Herd & We will close at 2p.m. on Saturday, May 13 for the Timberwolf Graduatieon Excercises. Super Savings Super Deals *Laundromat Now Open! Our New Laundromat has now been completed and will be open the same hours as the cafe. *WEEKLYDRA WINGS FOR A FREE MEAL! April would like to congratulate our newest winners: Lawrence Seizer of Coldwater for breakfast, Bobbi Huck of Protection for lunch, and Vi Bliss of Coldwater for supper. *MEAL TICKETS/The Meal Ticket is a pre-pay program which entitles the participant to a 20% discount offmenu prices. Minimum purchase of $50.00. Ask your server for details. We look forward to serving you/ 502 N. Central 620-582-2033 Coldwater The third round of vandalism The city marshal and sheriff -- even more graffiti -- was are asking the assistance of the then found in town. From that public to keep an eye out for round, graffiti has been found in such writings to help eliminate the city parks, at the high school it in Coldwater. Business own- football field, in a newly in- ers are asked to check in the not- stalled storm drain on Main so-obvious places where the Street, and most recently on the graffiti writers could hide behind wall of both the Methodist and a building or bushes while do- Presbyterian Churches. The in- ing their damage. vestigation of those instances of If any new graffiti is seen vandalism continues. The graf- around town, people are asked fiti in the last case includes the to contact the marshal or call the letters "sfc" as well as swastikas sheriff's office at 582-2511. More School Board Meet (continued from page 1) dio systems in the high school gymnasium and the auditorium and gym at the elementary/ middle school. After looking at the proposal, the board agreed to seek even further bids and options on the project and take action at a later date. --Approved the 2006-2009 district technology plan to be sent to the state. That plan deals with the maintenance and up- grading of the Internet, e-mail, and computers in use through- out the district by students, teachers, and administrators. --Again reviewed the 2005- 06 district goals and priorities list, spending a good deal of time discussing possible capital out- lay expenditures. They agreed to wait and see the outcome of a grant application, and until the end of the fiscal year before making any decisions. --Had the first reading of the district's parent/student hand- book, the new teacher handbook, and the certified teacher hand- book. --Approved a request from sophomore Blazer Walker who asked to be permitted to gradu- ate early with the class 0f2007. --Heard a variety of reports from both the district's admin- istrators. Among those reports were notes on the recent suc- cesses of the of high school musicians and forensics stu- dents, as well as on the upcoming high school and middle school graduations, and a May 16 cook- out for all district employees and their families. --Met in executive session to discuss personnel matters and teacher contract negotiations, and in a separate executive ses- sion with Jeff Levering to dis- cuss student matters. ASMANN- Cael London Asmann was born to Cory and Courtney Asmann on April 26, 2006, at 7:44 a.m. He was 8 pounds, 4 ounces and 19% inches long. Grandparents are John and Rita French, Dale and Rhonda Hadley, Swede and Donna Asmann and Dick and Donna Renfro. Great-grandparents are Velma Basnett of Coldwater, Pat Asmann and Helen Nelson. urse Pratt Community College will offer a Certified Nurse Aide certification course this summer in Coldwater! May 23-June 29 Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday 1:30-9:30 i. At the conclusion of the course, students will complete State Kansas certification exam. For more information, contact Lynn Cline at 620-672-5641, ext. 158. Lindsay E. Dudley Dudley Makes Dean's List Lindsay E. Dudley of To- peka, a student in the Weinberg College of Arts and Sciences at Northwestern University, in Evanston, II1 has been named to the Dean's List for the winter quarter of the 2005-06 academic year, She is the daughter of Jerry and Marilyn (Brown) Dudley of Topeka and the granddaughter of Wendell Brown of Wilmore. Students on the Dean's List have attained a grade point av- erage of at least 3.70/4.00. Northwestern is a private re- search and teaching university. More on Food Prep, (continued from page 7) food item. Wash fruits and veg- etables with cold water before using. There is no need to wash or rinse meat or poultry. Separate: Don't cross-con- taminate. Separate raw, cooked, and ready-to-eat foods while shopping, preparing, or storing. Never place cooked food on a plate which previously held raw meat, poultry, or seafood. Cook: Cook food to proper temperatures. To be sure bacte- ria and pathogens are destroyed, cook ground beef products to 160 degrees F. Use a food ther- mometer to be sure! Chill: Refrigerate promptly. Refrigerate or freeze perish- ables, prepared foods, and left- overs within two hours or sooner. Consumers with food safety questions can phone the toll-free USDA Meat and Poultry Hotline at 1-888-MPHOTLINE (1-888- 674-6854). The hotline is avail- able in English and Spanish and can be reached from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m Monday through Friday. Recorded food safety messages are available 24 houxs a day. Your Professional Florists Town & Country] I Fl ral 11-800-264-98641