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Young faces years in prison
Former Faith Tabernacle Apostolic music director Jordan Young pleaded no contest on Wednesday to four charges in one of six sexual abuse cases involving underage males. The 26-year-old Junction City man stood in a small, crowded courtroom in the Geary County District Courthouse as he entered pleas to one count of aggravated criminal sodomy and three counts of aggravated

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indecent liberties with a By pleading no contest, child. Young could face a lengthy The other five cases are prison sentence. expected to be dismissed at The possible prison senYoung’s sentencing, tence for the sodwhich Eighth Judiomy charge ranges cial District Judge from 12 to 54 years. David Platt scheduled Each of the indefor Jan. 13 at 10 a.m. cent liberties Assistant Geary charges comes County Attorney with possible prisMichelle Brown on sentences rangdidn’t address the ing from three to J ORDAN other cases Wednes14 years. Y OUNG day. All four charges “Not until sentenccould come with ing,” she told Platt in court. $300,000 fines. “I’ll dismiss them at senThe alleged sexual abuse tencing.” incidents spanned from

2008 to last year. Charges against Young range in severity from indecent solicitation of a child to aggravated criminal sodomy. Each incident allegedly occurred at Faith Tabernacle or the Apostolic Academy in Junction City. Each of the victims was younger than 16 years. Some were younger than 14 at the time of the incidents. A stipulated factual basis submitted in court Wednesday states the Junction City Police Department on Aug. 6, 2012, was assigned to

investigate child abuse complaints alleged to have occurred at the Apostolic Academy, 2412 Rucker Road. On Aug. 8, police were informed Faith Tabernacle head pastor Edwin Young, Jordan’s father, on Aug. 2 resigned “for reasons other than any personal knowledge he had regarding Jordan’s actions,” according to the document. Other court documents show Jordan Young also stopped working at Faith Tabernacle on Aug. 2. Please see Young, 8A

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New Junction City Manager Gerald Smith wants to give the C.L. Hoover Opera House a better shot at financial sustainability. The first step in his proposed plan — call in an industry insider. “The city probably needs to take a greater role in order to assist the Opera House in establishing a sustainable business model and providing them with a true leader that comes from within the industry, that knows about managing cultural institutions like the Opera House,” Smith told the Junction City Commission Tuesday night. Smith also proposed hiring a business manager — perhaps in a parttime capacity at first — to help create a sustainable operation model. “We need to make sure that we’re not stressing the individuals that are working there to the point where they end up doing the bare minimum and they’re never really achieving the real goal we’re trying to get them to accomplish,” Smith said. “That’s to become sustainable and not necessarily be dependent upon the city to be their sustainability.” During the last five years, the Opera House has had several leaders come and go, most recently current director Mary Louise Stahl, who has announced she won’t be renewing her contract at the end of the year. Stahl currently leads the Opera House and reports to the Opera House Foundation advisory board. Smith is hopeful a new executive director can be hired by January. That person would need to hit the ground running because the city is Please see Opera, 8A

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New Junction City Manager, Gerald Smith (left), chats with Geary County Commissioner Larry Hicks Wednesday evening during a meet and greet for Smith. Dozens of people took advantage of the chance to introduce themselves to Smith.

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Backing casino concept
Local EDC on board in favor of bill expected to be in front of legislative committee in February
B Y T IM WEIDEMAN board member Gery Schoenrock merce members showed 75 persaid. “I just think (job creation) is cent of respondents believed the our function.” chamber should take a stance in State Rep. Allan Rothlisberg support of the casino. (R-Grandview Plaza) to this point The JCACC is a consolidated has led the local effort in attempt- organization that includes the ing to convince state legislators EDC, Geary County Convention to support a bill that would and Visitors Bureau and allow a casino to be built the Military Affairs Counin Geary County. cil. The effort to bring a But chamber members casino to the area dates aren’t going to change several years back. But laws. Rothlisberg has led a “It’s not the city of resurgence of support. Junction City that we Rothlisberg has said he need to convince,” ChamT OM expects the bill to come ber CEO Tom Weigand W EIGAND before the House Federal said at Tuesday’s EDC and State Affairs Commitmeeting. “It’s Topeka. It’s tee sometime in February. the House of Representatives and In the meantime, Rothlisberg the Senate.” has been rallying city and county Weigand told the board he’s officials to support his bill. talked to several state officials A recent email survey of JuncPlease see Casino, 8A tion City Area Chamber of Com-

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A casino built in the area likely would create hundreds of jobs, something the Junction CityGeary County Economic Development Commission backs fully. On Tuesday, the Economic Development Commission board (EDC) unanimously approved a motion to declare its support for efforts to bring a casino to Junction City or Geary County. “I think this is a no-brainer from the EDC perspective,” EDC

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From nurse to public defender, French does it all
When Crystal French is not standing in the courtroom, she’s usually in her office preparing for another case. “It takes a lot of work to put together things for a trial,” French said while flipping through paperwork. “On TV they do it in an hour, but it takes longer than that.” For many cases, it takes several months. French looks like a veteran at her task, but she is somewhat new to the field.

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The 40-something public defender recently won her first trial. “It was a very big learning experience for me,” she said. “I think that I still have a lot to learn as far as technique and various things in the courtroom.” The court of law can be an intimidating place — a contrast from the walls of Geary Community Hospital, where she still works as a nurse. “It’s just like nursing, you never quite know what’s going to walk through the door and what you’re going to get,” she

said about juggling two interesting occupations. “I don’t like to be bored.” While taking a break in her tidy office, French noted a piece of artwork on her wall, forming the scales of justice — a gift from her father, retired judge R. Edgar Johnson. “I watched him make that growing up,” French said with a smile. That was years ago. The Geary County native Please see French, 8A

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Science in Education; Lauren Davis, Master of Science; Jasen Sare, Bachelor of Science in Agriculture Chapman: Matthew Contreras, Bachelor of Science in Construction Science and Management; Nicole Diehl-Kliemann, Bachelor of Science in Apparel and Textiles Herington: Carrie Cook, Bachelor of Science in Apparel and Textiles; Kristopher Mueller, Bachelor of Science in Business Administration

Nearly 630 students completed degree requirements from Kansas State University this summer. The graduates hail from 61 Kansas counties, 41 states and 31 countries. Of the university’s newest graduates 18 also earned graduation honors for their outstanding academic work. Degrees earned include more than 340 bachelor’s, more than 250 master’s, 42 doctorates and three associate degrees. Some students earned multiple degrees. For outstanding academic, two students graduated summa cum laude, the university’s top graduation honor; eight students graduated magna cum laude; and eight graduated cum laude. Summa cum laude graduates earned a 3.95 or higher cumulative academic average at Kansas State University. Students qualify for magna cum laude with an average of 3.85 to 3.949, and students with averages of 3.75 to 3.849 graduate cum laude. Summer 2013 graduates had the option of participating in the university’s 2013 spring or fall commencement ceremonies. Students earning degrees and students earning graduation honors include: Abilene: Hanna Anderson, Bachelor of

Students earn degrees, Memphis the Musical honors this summer

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Fort Riley: Victoria Adams, Bachelor of Science Junction City: Emily Jones, Bachelor of Science; Jeremiah Jones, Bachelor of Science in Human Nutrition and Bachelor of Science; Erica Lee, Bachelor of Science in Family Studies and Human Services; Ramone Lowe, Bachelor of Science in Agriculture; Charles Nwankwo, Master of Arts; Lindsay Sherbert, Master of Science; Ty Zimmerman, Bachelor of Science Manhattan: Taylor DeGroat, Master of Science; Jose Munoz, Bachelor of Science in Business Administration

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If cats really had nine lives, one reason might be to help deal with the wide variety of diseases that threaten feline health. Yunjeong Kim, a research assistant professor in the College of Veterinary Medicine at Kansas State University, has developed a research approach that tackles two deadly infectious feline diseases at the same time. Her work is being supported by a $156,342 award from the

Researcher doubles down on cat diseases
Morris Animal Foundation. “Coronavirus and calicivirus infections are very common among cats, and cats tend to get repeatedly infected by these viruses throughout their lifetime,” said Kim, who works in the college’s diagnostic medicine and pathobiology department. “Feline coronavirus can cause gastroenteritis, and calicivirus often causes ulcerative upper respiratory infection with gingivitis

and stomatitis. In most cases, these viral infections are mild and selflimited.” But Kim says some cats that are infected with these viruses develop lifethreatening illnesses with high fatality. The deadly form of feline coronavirus infection, feline infectious peritonitis, or FIP, has been recognized since the early 1970s and is currently the leading infectious cause of death in young cats.

Turn up th dial ... on Friday, Nov. 15, Winner of four 2010 Tony Awards including Best Musical, (Memphis) played pre-Broadway at the La Jolla Playhouse and Seattle’s 5th Avenue Theatre, and features a Tony-winning book by Joe DiPietro (I Love You, You’re Perfect, Now Change) and a Tony-winning original score with music by Bon Jovi’s founding member David Bryan. (Memphis) is directed by Tony nominee Christopher Ashley (Xanadu), and choreographed by Sergio Trujillo (Jersey Boys). Get ready to experience Broadway’s most exciting new destination — what AP calls ‘The very essence of what a Broadway musical should be.’

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Thursday, Nov. 7 • 9:30 a.m. — MOPS (Mothers of Preschoolers), First Southern Baptist Church, child care provided • Noon — Alcoholics Anonymous, 119 W. Seventh St. • 1 p.m. — TOPS (Take Off Pounds Sensibly), Episcopal Church of the Covenant, 314 N. Adams St. • 2 p.m. — Doors open at the Junction City Fraternal Order of Eagles, 203 E. 10th St. • 5 to 8 p.m. — Junction City Fraternal Order of Eagles Aerie and Auxiliary kitchen is open with full meals • 6:15 p.m. — Junction City Sundowners Lions host the Zone 5 potluck social for the Wilsey, Woodbine, Navarre, and Hope Lions Clubs, Geary County Senior Center, 1025 S. Spring Valley Road • 6:30 p.m. — Bingo at American Legion Post 45, Fourth and Franklin streets • 6:30 p.m. — Flinthills Depression and Bipolar Alliance Support Group, First Christian Church, Fifth and Humboldt, Manhattan • 6:30 p.m. — Junction City Aglow Lighthouse meets in the meeting room at the Hampton Inn. • 7:30 p.m. — Stated Communications, Union Masonic Lodge No. 7 AF&AM • 8 p.m. — Alcoholics Anonymous, 119 W. Seventh St. • Senior Citizens Center errands to Walmart • Computer class, Senior Citizens Center Friday, Nov. 8 • 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. Exercise at Senior Citizens Center • Noon — Alcoholics Anonymous, 119 W. Seventh St. • 2 p.m. — Doors open at the Junction City Fraternal Order of Eagles, 203 E. 10th St. • 5 to 8 p.m. — Junction City Fraternal Order of Eagles kitchen is open with shortorder meals • 6 p.m. — Ogden American Legion Bingo, 515 Riley Blvd. • 6 p.m. — Alcoholics Anonymous, Women’s meeting, 119 W. Seventh St. • 6 p.m. — Smoky Hill Free Trappers, Tyme Out Lounge • 6:30 p.m. — JC Fraternal Order of Eagles Auxiliary Bingo, 203 E. 10th St., open to public • 8 p.m. — Alcoholics Anonymous, 119 W. Seventh St.

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Couple found shot in Grandview apartment complex

GRANDVIEW PLAZA — Grandview Plaza police found a husband and wife dead with apparent gunshot wounds inside an apartment early Tuesday morning. At about 5:05 a.m., officers were dispatched to Geary Estate Apartments, located along Cannonview Lane, for a welfare check. Upon arrival, officers discovered the bodies of 24-year-old Steven Lee Gross and 43-year-old Pamela Christine Gross. Grandview Plaza Police Chief Shawn Peirano on Tuesday confirmed the couple was pronounced dead at the scene. The victims’ names were released Wednesday. Police didn’t immediately release their names Tuesday because next of kin hadn’t yet been notified. No additional suspects are being sought at this time, police stated in a Tuesday press release. Police don’t believe the incident poses any ongoing danger to the community. Grandview Plaza police, the Kansas Bureau of Investigation and Fort Riley officials are investigating the incident. No further information had been released as of press time Wednesday.

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Collecting toys for a cause
Local children to benefit from annual Hog Toy run Saturday

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Community-wide Thanksgiving dinner
First Presbyterian Church, 113 W. 5th Street, will be holding its 11th annual community-wide free Thanksgiving dinner Thursday, Nov. 28, from noon to 1:30 p.m. The dinner is being prepared and served by members of the community. It will be served in the Presbyterian Church dining room and an elevator is available from the back entrance. For a ride to the church, delivery or to pick up a meal, people can call 223-1145 no later than 4 p.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 27. All are welcome to attend the dinner.
On Saturday, local riders will rev up their engines and make children smile for the holidays. The 2013 Annual Toy Run is scheduled for 1:45 p.m. Saturday at City Cycle Sales, 1201 Golden Belt Blvd. It’s sponsored by City Cycle Sales and the Junction City Harley Owners Group. Participants are required to bring a gift valued at $20 for babies, children and teenagers up to 17 years of age. No stuffed animals are allowed due to allergies.

Cash donations of $20 or more also will be accepted. With a donation, City Cycle Sales will provide a 15 percent discount off in-store purchases of accessories and parts. This also includes special orders. On Saturday, the travel route is scheduled to begin at 2 p.m. Mike Rhodes, director of the local Harley group, said all vehicles are welcome. “We don’t care what you drive, as long as you can help,” Rhodes said. Following the ride, pizza and refreshments will be served at City

Cycle Sales. Toys and gifts will be distributed to children of needy families in Geary County and Fort Riley. Last year, close to 200 families were served. Rhodes said there is no overhead cost or expense for organizers. Therefore, donations will directly benefit the community. “Everything is going back to the kids of USD 475 and children in the area,” Rhodes said. Honey Grant, volunteer and general manager of the dealership, enjoys seeing smiles on children’s faces. “There are more needs this year because of all the layoffs,” Grant said. “We always think about Christmas being a joy for the children and hopefully we can be of great service.”

If residents are unable to attend, they will have another opportunity to donate until Dec. 23 by dropping off toys. City Cycle Sales is teaming up with the Geary County Historical Society for the annual toy drive. Gifts will be accepted now through Dec. 23 at City Cycle Sales. The Historical Society is taking collections through Dec. 20 at 530 N. Adams St. Jamie Martin, director of programs and programming, said the drive at the museum will coincide with the historical “Playtime” exhibit. The museum will be open 1 to 4 p.m. Tuesday through Sunday. There is no cost to enter. “It’s a very worthwhile cause,” Martin said about the toy drive. “We’re excited to help with it.”

Firefighters to see step pay increases along with new truck
Junction City Fire Department union members will be receiving an increase in their salary pay steps in the coming three years. On Tuesday, assistant city manager and finance director Cheryl Beatty told the Junction City Commission the city had reached a three-year contract agreement with the International Association of Firefighters (IAFF) Local 3309 union employees at the Fire Department. “A very cooperative effort was made to reach an agreement on salaries,” Beatty said. The commission approved the agreement, which city staff hopes will help make Junction City more competitive in firefighter pay and keep better firefighters in the department. Changes to the agreement include step pay increases over the next three years for fire department staff. A salary survey completed earlier this year showed the firefighters’

Sundowners potluck Today
The Junction City Sundowners Lions Club will host a Zone 5 potluck social today at the Geary County Senior Center, 1025 S. Spring Valley Road, according to Big Lion Frank Catalo. The event will begin at 6:15 p.m. Lions Clubs from Woodbine, Hope, Wilsey, and Navarre and expected to attend with Vice District Governor Bev Greenwood and her husband, Lion Mo of the Milford Lions Club.

United Way Restaurant Day
Tymeout Lounge and United Way invite the community to come out for their United Way Restaurant Day today. Join for lunch between 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. or dinner from 4 p.m. to 10 p.m. for a great meal and a great cause. A portion of the proceeds from the day will be donated to the United Way Campaign.

salaries were the furthest behind in comparison to cities similar to and competing with Junction City. A memo to City Commissioners from Beatty stated the overall increase in salaries by year is estimated to be about $159,000 in 2014, $158,000 in 2015 and $49,000 in 2016. Other changes included adjustments to correct decompression of wages in upper ranks and provide adequate pay for added duties and responsibilities. The promotional policy and procedure also was updated. City representatives met with union members and hashed out their agreement before including attorneys only in the final stages, which saved both sides some money. “As we learned with our other union, that racked up a heavy bill for all parties involved,” Beatty said, referring to the city’s lengthy bargaining process with the local police union. Local IAFF President

Matt Jackson told commissioners he was pleased with the process and the results. “It was a very good process,” he said. “The city staff did a very good job. Our guys did a very good job.” Beatty said the union understood the city wanted to make the fire department’s pay more competitive, but still work within the budget constraints. “It is an attempt based on what we have available for funding and the fire department understood,” she said. City Commissioners also approved a grant agreement for the purchase of a 109-foot aerial truck. The truck will be purchased using a Department of Homeland Security Assistance to Firefighters Grant of $844,444 received in May 2013. The city must match $84,444, while the grant will cover $760,000. The city’s portion of funds will come from the fire

equipment reserve. Junction City Fire Chief Kevin Royse told commissioners the new truck “will fulfill the needs of the community as well as the needs of the Junction City Fire Department.” The fire department began researching which vehicle would best suit its needs and also be cost effective earlier this year after it was awarded the grant in May. The department cur-

rently has an older ladder truck that doesn’t meet updated industry standards. Royse said the city could transfer that current truck to a different department or auction it off, but it can’t be used for fire services. “Due to the fact that this was a Homeland Security Grant, the old truck will have to be taken out of service and removed from inventory,” he said.

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Libya warns Possible evidence of against buying Arafat poisoning is reported oil from militias

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TRIPOLI, Libya — Libya’s government on Wednesday warned oil companies not to buy from export terminals seized by militias in the east of the country. Separately, the government said that it would cut financial support to militias who assist in providing security by the end of the year. The weak central government’s authority is challenged by armed groups, but it also relies on them to keep order. In its strongly worded statement on the oil terminals, the government said such dealings were a “blatant violation” of Libyan sovereignty and a “crime” punishable by law. It said that it had a list of companies who it claimed were “trying” to buy oil and that they are under surveillance. Air and naval forces were ordered to “confront any vessels (violating the order) with force, arrest and detention,” the statement said. Different militias took over the terminals this summer. Some have aspirations for self-rule in the

eastern region while others accuse the government of corruption in oil deals. Since the seizures Libya’s oil production sharply declined from 1.4 million barrels a day to few hundred thousand barrels a day. The government has been negotiating with the militias and up until now has not used force against them. Rebels-turned-militias have mushroomed in number and force since the toppling of longtime dictator Moammar Gadhafi in 2011. The government relied on them at first to fill a security vacuum, but many have since pressed various agendas based on regionalism, pre-war grudges, and in some cases hard-line Islamist ideology. The government said on Wednesday that it will stop paying militias by Dec. 31 this year. It said it was time to start “integrating the revolutionaries (into the army and police) and dismantling the armed groups.” “There will be no payments of any rewards or grants after this day except for an employee or a state worker” in the police and army, the statement said.

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RAMALLAH, West Bank — Swiss scientists have found evidence suggesting Yasser Arafat may have been poisoned by a radioactive substance, a TV station reported Wednesday, prompting new allegations by his widow that the Palestinian leader was the victim of a “shocking” crime. Palestinian officials have long accused Israel of poisoning Arafat, a claim Israel has denied. Arafat died under mysterious circumstances at a French military hospital in 2004, a month after falling ill at his Israeli-besieged West Bank compound. The findings reported Wednesday appear to be the most significant so far in an investigation into Arafat’s death initiated by his widow, Suha, and the satellite TV station AlJazeera. Last year, Switzerland’s Institute of Radiation Physics discovered traces of polonium-210, a deadly radioactive isotope, on some of Arafat’s belongings. Soil and bone samples were subsequently taken from Arafat’s grave in the West Bank. On Wednesday, the station published the Swiss team’s 108-page report on the soil and bone samples. The results “moderately support the proposition that the death was the consequence of poisoning with polonium-210,” the report said. Repeated attempts to reach the main author, Patrice Mangin, or the Lausanne-based institute’s spokesman, Darcy Christen, were unsuccessful Wednesday night. Suha Arafat told AlJazeera she was stunned and saddened by the findings. “It’s a shocking, shocking crime to get rid of a great leader,” she said. She did not mention Israel, but suggested that a country with nuclear capability was involved in her husband’s death.

Palestinian leader Yasser Arafat pauses during the weekly Muslim Friday prayers on May 31, 2002 in his headquarters in the West Bank city of Ramallah.
“I can’t accuse anyone, but how many countries have an atomic reactor that can produce polonium?” she said. Polonium can be a byproduct of the chemical processing of uranium, but usually is made artificially in a nuclear reactor or a particle accelerator. Israel has a nuclear research center and is also widely believed to have a nuclear arsenal, but remains ambiguous about the subject. Arafat’s widow demanded that a Palestinian committee that has been investigating her husband’s death now try to find “the real person who did it.” The committee also received a copy of the report, but declined comment. The head of the committee, Tawfik Tirawi, said details would be presented at a news conference in two days, and that the Palestinian Authority led by Arafat successor Mahmoud Abbas would announce what it plans to do next. An official in Abbas’ Fatah movement raised the possibility of taking the case to the International Criminal Court. “We will pursue this crime, the crime of the century,” said the official, Abbas Zaki. Raanan Gissin, who was an Israeli government spokesman when Arafat died, reiterated Wednesday that Israel had no role in his death. “It was a government decision not to touch Arafat at all,” he said, adding that “if anyone poisoned him, it could have been someone from his close circle.” Arafat died Nov. 11, 2004, a month after falling violently ill at his Ramallah compound. French doctors said he died of a massive stroke and had suffered from a blood condition known as disseminated intravascular coagulation, or DIC. But the records were inconclusive about what led to the DIC, which has numerous possible causes, including infections and liver disease. Polonium is a rare and highly lethal substance. Less than 1 gram (0.035 ounces) of the silver powder is enough to kill. Polonium’s most famous victim was KGB agent-turnedKremlin critic Alexander Litvinenko, who died in London in 2006 after the substance was slipped into his tea. The examination of the Arafat’s remains found “unexpectedly high levels” of polonium-210, the Swiss team wrote. Derek Hill, a professor in radiological science at University College London who was not involved in the investigation, said the levels of polonium-210 cited in the report seem “way above normal.” “I would say it’s clearly not overwhelming proof, and there is a risk of contamination (of the samples), but it is a pretty strong signal,” he said. “It seems likely what they’re doing is putting a very cautious interpretation of strong data.” He said polonium is “kind of a perfect poison” because it is so hard to detect unless experts look for it using specialized equipment generally found only in government laboratories.

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Obama meets with Senate Dems on health care
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Associated Press WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama met Wednesday with Senate Democrats facing re-election next year to discuss the problem-plagued health care rollout that could affect their races. The White House confirmed Obama and Vice President Joe Biden met with 16 senators to describe fixes that are being made to the website for Americans to sign up for insurance under his signature health care law. One attendee, Sen. Chris Coons of Delaware, said Obama “didn’t hesitate to accept responsibility for the issues that have slowed the law’s implementation and laid out the White

A coffin bearing the body of one of the two French radio journalists killed in Mali is carried Tuesday at Roissy Charles de Gaulle Airport in Roissy, north of Paris.

Al-Qaida takes responsibility for reporters’ death

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DAKAR, Senegal — AlQaida’s branch in North Africa claimed credit Wednesday for slaying two French radio journalists who were abducted in northern Mali over the weekend, according to a statement published online. It was an admission of responsibility for a kidnapping that experts said didn’t fit the terrorist network’s usual standards of operation. A Mali intelligence official involved in the case said investigators believe the kidnapping was the work of a lower-level jihadist trying to return to the good graces of the al-Qaida in the Islamic Maghreb after being accused of stealing money. The militant is believed to have been reporting to Abdelkarim alTargui, a prominent Malian in the al-Qaida branch, the official said. Radio France Internationale’s Ghislaine Dupont, a

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senior correspondent, and Claude Verlon, a production technician, were kidnapped Saturday. Hours later, their bodies were found next to the abductors’ suspected vehicle, which had broken down, outside the town of Kidal, where they had just finishing interviewing an ethnic Tuareg rebel leader before being taken. The al-Qaida in the Islamic Maghreb claim of responsibility was reported on the website of Sahara Media, a portal previously used by the jihadists. It said the journalists were killed in retaliation for the “daily crimes” committed by French and Malian forces in northern Mali, where France launched a military operation in January to flush out the Islamic extremists. “The organization considers that this is the least of the price which (French) President Francois Hollande and his people will pay for their new crusade,” the statement attributed to the terror cell says.

House’s strategy for fixing them.” Another Democrat, Sen. Mark Pryor, said he told Obama and Biden to “fix the website immediately,” address problems with the law and hold accountable those at fault for the mistakes. “I won’t let up until these problems are fixed,” said Pryor, who faces a difficult re-election next year in conservative-leaning Arkansas. Two other Democrats familiar with the meeting, which was not listed on the president’s public schedule, said it lasted about two hours and also included White House chief of staff Denis McDonough and Jeff Zients, the president’s troubleshooter for

the website. Such a dedication of time by so many top-level officials reflects concern for the political fallout the problems could inflict. The Democrats, who spoke on condition of anonymity since the meeting was private, said Obama kicked off the meeting and expressed that they all want the program to be successful, and then Zients gave a lengthy technical presentation. One the participants, Sen. Mark Udall of Colorado, said he urged the presi-

dent to extend the sixmonth enrollment period because of the problems. Udall said in a statement that he also encouraged Obama to ensure the security of personal information submitted on the site. “The rollout of has not been smooth — to say the least — and I shared the concerns of Coloradans directly with the president. Consumers should have the time they need to shop for a plan and enroll after the widespread problems with the website are fixed,” Udall’s statement said.


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Our view Security, schools top issues in area

ecurity at the Geary County Courthouse and other county buildings is a high priority, especially since a law allowing people with concealed handgun permits to carry weapons into government buildings goes into effect at the end of the year. That law affects only those buildings that do not have metal detectors or security guards at entrances. As we wrote when the law passed, it struck us at the time as unnecessarily forcing local governments to spend money on added security measures. That is the case locally, but the law is not likely to be repealed so the county must come up with a plan. Sheriff Tony Wolf plans to increase courthouse security by restricting access to the lower west side of the building, where a metal detector would be installed and bags and briefcases would be searched. That sounds like a sensible solution to us. The courthouse ought to be the first priority for added security, with other county buildings added later as financially and logistically feasible. But as County Attorney Steven Opat said, it is not financially feasible to lock down every county building, especially to the extent that the courthouse will be secured. The county can’t afford it. It is impossible to absolutely guarantee safety to all public employees. Sadly, the incidents that occur far too often across this country in public spaces are proof of that — whether it is a movie theater, mall, office building or a workplace. But the county is moving in the right direction in planning to make the courthouse more secure and looking at other measures for its other facilities. USD 475 Superintendent Ron Walker, along with many other school chiefs across the state, is waiting for the state Supreme Court to decide if the state has violated the Kansas Constitution by not adequately funding public schools. That decision could come at any time. In Walker’s opinion, the plaintiff in the case — Schools for Fair Funding — presented an overwhelming case against the state. We agree with his assessment. The state Legislature has reneged on the promise it made to the court after previous rulings to fund education adequately. What happens after the ruling is anybody’s guess, since it will be up to the Legislature and the governor to come up with the money. That’s assuming, of course, that both Walker and those of us who agree with him are correct in our prediction of how the court will rule. We should know soon enough.

Former U.S. Ag leaders talk policy


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School funding up in air

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ith more than three decades of collective service under their belts, six former U.S. agricultural secretaries discussed and cussed climate change, international trade, subsidies, crop insurance, food stamps and a bushel basket full of other ag issues Oct. 21. As part of Kansas State University’s Landon Lecture series, participants included Kansan Dan Glickman, John Block, Mike Espy, Mike Johanns, Ed Schafer and Ann Veneman. Glickman, who served as ag secretary under President Clinton from 1995-2001, said there are great things happening in agriculture. “Food and agriculture are hot topics today,” Glickman told those who packed McCain Auditorium. “They’re high up on the agenda, agriculture is part of the international agenda and people all over the world know about this industry.” The farm economy has never been better, Glickman continued. “After years, and years, and years of low prices and bad economic conditions, we’re in an era of a much stronger farm economy,” the former Kansas ag secretary noted. “That’s not to say there won’t still be ups and downs, but the era of agriculture being the weak sister of American economics is over.” The challenge for farmers will be to double food production by 2050 to help feed an estimated 9 billion people, Block said. Block served as ag secretary under President Reagan from 1981-

1986. “We can’t let the critics stop us from using new technology,” Block said. “We have to use it or not meet our objectives.” Mike Johanns, who served under President Bush from 2005-2008 stressed the importance of hammering out a farm bill but said this wouldn’t be enough. He said this country’s farm economy will grow and flourish with an enlightened approach to taxation, university research and world trade. The lack of consensus on a new farm bill demonstrates the deep philosophical divide in Congress threating the future of farm legislation, Espy said. He served under Bill Clinton in the early ‘90s. The political middle no longer exists, Espy said. Urban Democrats are drawn to food programs and away from production agriculture while rural Republicans push to cut federal programs to the bone. “The attitude in the House and Senate has changed,” Espy continued. “In the line of fire will be agriculture. We’ve got a real problem, guys.” California’s Ann Veneman was sworn in as the first woman Secretary of USDA on Jan. 20, 2001, Secretary Veneman presided over one of the most historic times in American agriculture. Her tenure included record farm income, record agricultural exports and the creation of stronger pest and disease protection systems for the country During Veneman’s tenure, the Food Stamp Program and child nutrition program were reauthorized and fund-

ing increased. As Secretary, Veneman focused on new approaches to help feed the hungry around the world. Today she continues this challenge to feed the world as well as reduce obesity. “In addition to the 842 million people that are always hungry, the World Health Organization estimates there are more than 1.4 billion in the world who are overweight,” Veneman said. Veneman says this country faces the same challenges associated with obesity that causes all kinds of additional diseases including diabetes, heart disease, cancer as well as increasing the cost of health care and decreasing individual productivity. “For far too long we’ve addressed the issues of hunger and malnutrition by throwing calories at it,” the former ag secretary said. “Our focus needs to look at getting nutrition to people today.” Schafer, who served under President George W. Bush, said grains and meats exported throughout the world were accompanied by delivery of American values to countries desperate for stability. “When you touch the land, you know about responsibility,” Schafer said. “Hungry people make unstable governments. Hungry people don’t learn. Hungry people don’t work.”


S C H L A G E C K is a leading commentator on agriculture and rural Kansas. Born and raised on a diversified farm in northwestern Kansas, his writing reflects a lifetime of experience, knowledge and passion.

Letter to the Editor/another view
Administration of lies


To the Editor:

hen President Obama took office he derided the supposed corruption of the George W. Bush administration and promised us the most transparent administration in our nation’s history. Let’s see how all that worked out for him. • His Department of Justice got caught running guns into Mexico, resulting in the death of a US Border Patrol Agent and many hundreds of Mexican citizens and his reaction: “I didn’t know.” He then follows up with a concerted effort to stonewall Congress from finding out the truth. • When the IRS planned and executed a massive effort to illegally target conservative groups for scrutiny based on ideology, hampering their efforts to elect like-minded candidates to office. Obama’s reaction: “I didn’t know.” He then follows up with a concerted effort to stonewall Congress from finding out the truth. • The American Consulate in Benghazi, Libya, was overrun by terrorists and revelations soon followed that US forces could have helped stop the attack but were told to stand down. The reaction of the Obama Administration: They made all the survivors sign non-disclosure agreements to prevent them

from talking, denied any knowledge of any ability to stop that attack, then began a concerted effort to stonewall Congress from finding out the truth. Now on to Obamacare. For three years now Obama himself swore up and down that anybody who had insurance could keep their insurance. For three years now he swore up and down that anybody who liked their doctor could keep them. I hate to break it to you Mr. President, but there are hundreds of thousands of people (and that number is rapidly growing ) with cancellation letters in their hands because their insurance companies were barred from offering that level of coverage under the new law. Those people would beg to differ. He swore to us that people would pay thousands of dollars less per year for their coverage. Those few who actually managed to navigate the disaster of a website are experiencing severe sticker shock. They would beg to differ. Documents from the White House show that he knew all this back in 2010 but why let that little detail get in the way of a good talking point, right? So here we are, five years into the Obama Presidency and about the only thing that has been transparent this whole time are the lies this President and his administration have been and continue to tell the public.

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y paternal grandfather had five wives, not all at once. His first wife, my biological grandmother, died young. The one we knew best was his third wife, Rena; he called her “Baby Doll” after 1950s movie. They were married longer than he was to his other wives, over 20 years, until she died at a relatively young age. He and she had no children together but she bonded with his sons (no daughters) and their families. She was quite different from the stout, matronly, typical grandmother, which my maternal grandmother was — she was kind of like Jennifer Coolidge’s character of Mrs. Stifler in the “American Pie” movies, except, more fragile. Anyhow, as I’ve said, I’m from Texas, and was a child in the Civil Rights Era. Race relations were complex back then. My parents represented a kind of a middle ground; grandpa was firmly rooted in the pro-segregation camp. I was in some entirely different place as a sensitive child who couldn’t wait for Tuesdays because that was when a wonderful African-American woman named Annie Jones came to iron clothes for my mother. I’d spend the entire day with her as she’d iron during which she’d tell me stories with my two dozen or so stuffed animals, some of which I’ve as an adult seen remarkable similarities toward in stories by Zora Neale Hurston and traditional African-American hymns. Well, I grew up, and my contacts with the old folks lessened. But one day my dad and I saw grandpa and he told us that Rena had been crying because her old high school had elected a black Homecoming Queen. My dad and I exchanged a glance, as if he wanted to say, “Now, don’t you say anything!” but I knew I

shouldn’t. If we said anything about it then, I don’t remember. We never said anything about it to Rena. I remember it as brief, but painful, for all three of us: We loved Rena and we recognized that she was wrong but it didn’t seem wrong to her. The world had changed in that regard. What I see in the whining today of the Tea party people is a lot like what we saw in Rena that day. Most of them, are, I’m sure, the type of people who’d give you a ride to town if your car broke down on a country road or buy a cup of coffee for the raggedy man at McDonald’s. But in their confusing having lost two Presidential elections to President Obama with tyranny, and spreading ridiculous fear mongering about Obamacare (not to mention carrying Confederate flags and posters of Obama as a witch doctor, “Where’s the birth certificate?’, etc.), they are acting out their frustration at the fact privileges they once enjoyed for being white or male no longer exist. They must recognize it themselves, the way they’ve adopted as leader Ted Cruz, a Canadianborn, Harvard educated Cubano whose father heads an unusual fear mongering ministry which does to religion what Ted does to politics. Ted probably has no idea what Ricky Ricardo is singing in the musical numbers on “I Love Lucy” but he sure knows how to create a crisis so he can fund raise off it, and lead his dimmer House colleagues off a cliff. Part of me wants hug them like I wanted to hug Rena back then, but, better let it pass. Every other developed nation has a national health care plan and now so do we. It does nothing to change our fundamental character and it will save lives. It’s only “socialism” in the same sense the fire department is. The same people who are mad today that the Post Office issued a Harvey Milk stamp were mad in 1978 when they issued a Martin Luther King stamp (except Presidents, people honored on stamps have to be dead 10 years).


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Junction City Police Department
The Junction City Police Department made 14 arrests and responded to 144 calls in the 48-hour period ending 6 a.m. Wednesday. • 7:43 a.m. — Accident, I-70 westbound mile marker 295 • 9:47 a.m. — Theft, 112 E. Third St. • 10:06 a.m. — Sex crimes, 1500 block of W. 18th St. • 1:03 p.m. — Disturbance, 221 E. 16th St. • 3:36 p.m. — Domestic, 400 block of W. Second St. • 5:16 p.m. — Domestic, Riley Manor Circle • 5:32 p.m. — Damage to property, 1102 Saint Marys Road • 5:55 p.m. — Domestic, 100 block of W. Elm St. • 8:46 p.m. — Accident, 1827 Elmdale Ave. • 9:17 p.m. — Domestic, 2500 block of Commonwealth Drive


• 12:25 a.m. — Accident, 500 block of Grant Ave. • 8:35 a.m. — Accident, Commonwealth Court • 11:43 a.m. — Accident, Eighth St. and Jackson St. • 12:40 p.m. — Theft, 300 W. Ninth St. • 2:47 p.m. — Theft, 300 W. Ninth st. • 3:23 p.m. — Accident, 208 S. Washington St. • 4:03 p.m. — Theft, 618 W. Sixth St. • 5:35 p.m. — Accident, Franklin St. and Chestnut St. • 7:16 p.m. — Accident, 300 E. Sixth St. • 7:46 p.m. — Damage to property, 836 W. Seventh St. • 8:19 p.m. — Accident, Eighth St. and Jefferson St. • 8:44 p.m. — Accident, Fifth St. and Franklin St. • 10:15 p.m. — Theft, 521 E. Chestnut St. • 10:55 p.m. — Theft, 364 Grant Ave. • 11:38 p.m. — Damage to property,


Grandview Plaza Police Department
Reports from the Grandview Plaza Police Department weren’t received as of Wednesday afternoon.

• 11:53 a.m. — Accident, US-77 mile marker 157 • 6:29 p.m. — Accident, 4000 block of Old Highway 40 • 6:29 a.m. — Accident, McDowell Creek Road and I-70 • 5:49 p.m. — Accident, US-77 mile marker 150 • 8:19 p.m. — Accident, Eighth St. and Jefferson St.



• 3:49 p.m. — Erin Kreiser, failure to appear • 4:27 p.m. — Joshua Shea, failure to appear • 9:59 p.m. — Anesha Hodge, domestic battery • 11:09 a.m. — Africa Ingram, failure to appear (3), agrravated failure to appear (2) • 2:34 p.m. — Michael Johnson, probation violation • 4:30 p.m. — Lisa Austin, theft • 4:55 p.m. — Jessica Bomar, failure to appear • 7:54 p.m. — Craig Nadherny, outside warrant arrest • 10:30 p.m. — Jeffery Agnew, making a false writing, theft • 11:23 p.m. — Antonio Gordon, failure to appear • 1:55 a.m. — Amanda Murphy, domestic battery


Junction City Fire Department
The Junction City Fire Department made 11 transports and responded to 21 calls in the 48-hour period ending 8 a.m. Wednesday.

Geary County Detention Center
The Geary County Detention Center booked the following individuals during the 48-hour period ending 7 a.m. Wednesday. • 9:35 a.m. — James Gayle, failure to appear • 10:52 a.m. — Kirk Douglas, contempt of court • 2:30 p.m. — Kenneth Sharp, probation violation (recommit)

Geary County Sheriff’s Department
The Geary County Sheriff’s Department made two arrests and responded to 70 incidents in the 48-hour period ending 7 a.m. Wednesday.



Topeka might change policy on loaded guns in cars
TOPEKA — At the request of top law enforcement officials, Topeka leaders are considering changing a decision they made last December to allow loaded guns in vehicles. Luther Ganienany Jr., the city’s chief of prosecution, told city leaders Tuesday the change would make the city’s streets safer for motorists and law officers. “We’re not saying you can’t have your gun in your car,” Ganienany said. “You just need to unload it and put it away.” Police Chief Ron Miller, who initially supported allowing loaded guns, said Monday he has decided “maybe this is not such a good idea,” The Topeka Capital-Journal reported. Miller cited an incident when a motorist pointed a handgun at an off-duty police officer who was riding his motorcycle The officer was not injured and police are trying to identify the driver, he said. “So those kinds of things we need to try to prevent, if we can,” said Miller, who added that dropping the ban would give police another law enforcement tool. Miller said the measure would allow some residents, such as law enforcement officers and concealed-carry permit holders, to carry loaded guns in vehicles. The governing body did not take any action on Tuesday.

News from around Kansas
The Hutchinson News reports that Kendric Hudson and Jaiden Casanova, both 18, are free on bond after they were charged Tuesday with felony aggravated battery and misdemeanor hazing. Hudson is facing three battery charges, while Casanova is facing one. The Reno County prosecutor’s office says neither teen has an attorney. Their first court appearance is scheduled for Friday. Also Tuesday, a 16-yearold suspect, who was already on probation for aggravated battery and has charges of burglary, theft and criminal use of a financial card pending, was ordered to remain in the Reno County Juvenile Detention Center on charges of aggravated battery and unlawful possession of tobacco. Reno County Chief Judge Patricia Macke Dick said she would consider bond next week after more is known about the case. The Associated Press doesn’t generally name juvenile suspects. Authorities received a report that four 14- and 15-year-old students were branded in the school’s locker room last week when some freshmen moved to the varsity squad. The alleged victims were left with random designs on their stomachs. District spokesman Ray Hemman said it is standard that a teacher or coach be in the locker room when students are present, but he could not confirm whether one was there when the alleged branding incidents occurred. In a statement last week, Hemman said head football coach Randy Dreiling made two announcements to the team that week that hazing or bullying would not be tolerated. Hutchinson Police Detective Tyson Meyers said officers are investigating whether branding or other incidents of hazing have happened in the past at the school. The hearings included presentations on school finance formulas used across the county and how Kansas compared to surrounding states. Kansas spends more than $3 billion annually on K-12 education, distributed through a formula that has been in place since 1992. That system was born out of litigation filed against the state by school districts who claimed the state’s distribution of funds was unconstitutional and that there were wide variances in funding and local taxing levels that lacked a rational basis. The new formula starts with a base state aid per pupil, currently $3,838 per student, with additional funds provided based on school district enrollment and demographics. However, the level of state revenues used to fund the formula is again under legal attack. The Kansas Supreme Court heard an appeal in October in a case filed in 2010 by school districts that claim the state failed to fulfill funding promises made in 2006 — the last time education funding was decided by the courts. Kelley said education funding would be a major focus of the 2014 legislative session that starts in January as legislators digest the latest court ruling. “A lot of questions are long-standing questions. I think they want to flush out the answers to those questions,” she said of legislators. The committee was hearing from an official from the Kansas Association of School Boards, legislative staff and a researcher from the Friedman Foundation in Indiana, which supports expansion of school choice options. Legislators also were to hear from an analyst from the Kansas Policy Institute, a free-market think tank based in Wichita. Kelley said officials with the Kansas Department of Education were invited to speak but there were scheduling conflicts that prevented Commissioner Diane DeBacker and others from testifying. Mark Tallman, who will present testimony Thursday, said the information presented to the committee Wednesday put Kansas schools in good light. He said he expected changes in how schools are funded and what results that produces will dominate discussion in 2014. “Legislators are always looking at funding problems. If the court orders them to do something else, they want to be prepared with options,” Tallman said. with the Russell-Marti team, and they’ve told her the crack at the base of the statue “is a minor thing, but you can’t leave it alone or it will become major.” The “Liberty” statue was designed and built by the W.H. Mullins Co. of Salem, Ohio, which specialized about a century ago in making metal statues for Civil War memorials. “Liberty” was a popular standard design. Eric Cale, director of the Wichita-Sedgwick County Historical Museum, said that after the Civil War, veterans streamed to Kansas, attracted by the opportunity the frontier had to offer. “It just made sense to come to Kansas,” he said. “It was the place where it was all happening. It was the place to go and get away from all the old, bad memories of the war.” Cale said the Grand Army of the Republic, a fraternal organization for veterans, “wanted a lasting tribute to the conflict” beyond the two smaller Civil War monuments already in the city. Timmerman said the sense of urgency to do that grew in the early 1900s because “people were realizing if they did not build the monument at that time, the soldiers would no longer be around.” The Soldiers and Sailors Monument became the “grand central monument” for the city, Cale said. the Kansas City suburb of Overland Park says two adults and two children were taken from a home around 7:30 a.m. Wednesday. Two people were reported in critical condition and two in serious condition. A passer-by noticed a sick teenager in the home’s front yard. Emergency responders found the other three people inside the house. Family members said the car was accidentally left running Tuesday night inside the garage with the door closed. The level of carbon monoxide inside the house registered more than 40 times higher than safe exposure levels.

Committee will consider renaming Wichita airport
WICHITA — The MidContinent Airport in Wichita might someday be named for President Dwight D. Eisenhower. Wichita city council members agreed on Tuesday to create an advisory committee to study renaming the city’s airport. The council received petitions last month suggesting that the airport be named after Eisenhower, who grew up in Abilene. KFDI reports the city’s director of airports, Victor White, reported renaming the airport could cost up to $728,000 in required, deferred and optional branding. The first immediate cost would be about $140,000 to change highway signs around the area. Other required sign changes could raise that cost to about $313,000. Members of the committee will be appointed in the next few weeks. No timetable was set for the committee to make a recommendation to the council.

100-year-old Wichita statue comes down for repairs
WICHITA — A 100-yearold statue has been removed from its perch atop a Civil War memorial in Wichita and sent to central Missouri for repairs. The Wichita Eagle reports that the 13-foot-tall statue, named “Liberty,” usually occupies the pinnacle of the Soldiers and Sailors Civil War Monument on the south lawn of the Sedgwick County Historic Courthouse. But this week, the metal statue was carried out on a flatbed trailer and will undergo work at the shops of Russell-Marti Conservation Services in California, Mo. Dora Timmerman, chairwoman of a campaign that renovated the monument in 2000, said she has talked

Four suffer carbon monoxide exposure in NE Kansas
OVERLAND PARK — Four people are hospitalized in northeast Kansas for carbon monoxide poisoning that authorities blame on a car left running inside a closed garage. The fire department in

Employee dies in accident at Hutchinson business
HUTCHINSON — An employee of a Hutchinson business died after he was hit in the head by a steel gas cylinder while at work. Hutchinson police say they were called to Hutchinson Airgas Tuesday afternoon. Police Detective Cory Ogburn says a valve on an oxygen cylinder malfunctioned, making the nearly 2-foot bottle spin “like a helicopter blade.” Another employee suffered a minor injury to his lower leg. The company offered condolences in a statement Wednesday but declined to release the employee’s name. The Hutchinson News reports the business was closed Wednesday while the accident is investigated.

Kansas committee holding school finance meetings
TOPEKA — A key Republican legislator said Wednesday she was hopeful two days of education policy meetings will give her colleagues some sense of direction for the 2014 session. Rep. Kasha Kelley, chairwoman of the House Education Committee, said the meetings in Topeka were designed to provide legislators with information about school funding and student achievement. Kelley said she had no preconceived notion of what policy may be developed as a result of the meetings. “I’m not one to rally the troops,” Kelley said. “I hope that what comes out of this is a greater focus on our children.”

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Social Duplicate Bridge
The Social Duplicate Bridge group met Monday, Nov. 4, at Sterling House with 16 individuals participating in the Howell movement. The first place winners for the evening were Gary and Mary Devin. The second place winners were Tom Gelvin and Art Cohen, who, for the second week in a row, won the privilege of free entry to the next meeting. The third place winners were Sharon Kurtze and Glen Nora Jung. The group meets each Monday at 6:30 p.m. at Sterling House, 1022 Caroline Ave., Junction City. New players are most welcome. For more information contact Ramona Norcross at 762-2218.

Club News
Don Haffner for bringing in “Box Tops For Education”. Since January 2013, 247 “Box Tops have been collected and shared with USD 475 schools. The Club received a thank you note for the $300.00 donated to the Milford ECCO Meet Committee. It was agreed to continue sponsorship of South Park in Junction City and a $130 scholarship will be sent to high school Principal Robert Nabiswa in Kenya, Africa to continue to support that international project and $200 will be donated to the Foster Care Birthday Bags and Jolly Holidays program. A “Holiday Social”/potluck dinner has been scheduled for Optimist Club members and their guests at the Geary County Historical Museum on Dec. 15 beginning at 4 p.m. A committee of Luise Mathes, Jim Sands, Ferrell Miller and Sarah Talley will continue to work on the details of the “Holiday Social/Potluck. Programs for November will include Chuck Otte, Geary County KSU Extension Agent on Nov. 13, Merta Litke from the Foster Care organization on Nov. 20, and Rebecca Bossmeyer, County Clerk on Nov. 27. The next Board meeting will be Dec. 4, but there will be no meeting on Dec. 25. The Optimists meet every Wednesday at 6:30 a.m. at the Hampton Inn in Junction City, which is located at 1039 S. Washington. Any person interested in attending a meeting of the J.C. Breakfast Optimist Club will receive a free breakfast at the first meeting they attend. The Optimistic Quote for the week is: “We are what we think. All that we are arises with our thoughts and with our thoughts we make the world.” Gautama Buddha

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Junction City Elks
The Junction City Elks will be hosting their annual Hoop Shoot (Free Throw Contest) on Saturday Nov. 16 at the Junction City High School. The contest is open to boys and girls ages 8 to 13. Registration will begin at noon. Contest will start at 1 p.m. Please bring proof of age. Shooting bracket will be determined on how old the contestant will be as of April 1, 2014.

The morning Flinthills Rotary Club presented a $500 check Wednesday at Valley View that will pay for haircuts and makeup for residents at the facility for the holiday season. Julia Wilkens (left) receives the check from Rotarian Faye Hall. Along with donations such as this to local community groups, the Rotary Club also operates and maintains the welcome to Junction City entryway sign at I-70 and Washington Street. This sign has an LED messaging board that helps promote city and community events and activities. Local businesses support the project. Through sponsorships, these businesses display their business with phone nunber and location on the sign. The club uses these sponsorships to support local projects in the community. The sign was created in 2007 and this summer received a facelift and cleaning.

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JC Breakfast Optimist Club
The JC Breakfast Optimist Club Board met Wednesday, Nov. 6, in the Hampton Inn Meeting Room. The meeting was called to order by President, Tom Brungardt. The meeting began with members reciting the “Pledge of Allegiance”, “The Optimist Creed”. Luise Mathes and Lawrence Long were thanked for having brought pop tops and

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Dems, GOP, tea party dig in after elections
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WASHINGTON — As partisanship renders Washington largely dysfunctional, voters in two states signaled this week that they want consensus-building even when there’s divided government. Even so, heading into a 2014 midterm election year, Tuesday’s results in New Jersey and Virginia carry plenty of warning signs for both parties that despite the voter angst, hyper-partisanship still is likely to rule, especially on debates over the budget and health care. In reliably Democratic New Jersey, Republican Gov. Chris Christie easily won a second term with support from voters who aligned with President Barack Obama last November. Those same voters kept Democrats in charge of the New Jersey Legislature, even as they gave the popular governor a boost as he considers running for the GOP presidential nomination in 2016. In Virginia, one of the nation’s most competitive states, longtime Democratic Party power broker Terry McAuliffe defeated Republican Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli by a narrow margin for governor, but Republicans retained control of the House of Delegates. The state Senate remains up for grabs in a coming special election. McAuliffe and Christie each embraced the notion of bipartisanship in their victory. But exit polls and immediate reactions from national party players — including gressional Republicans running for the Senate without tough primary opposition — Tom Cotton in Arkansas and Shelley Moore Capito in West Virginia — voted for the temporary fix. “They know it’s awful politics for them,” Canter said. But Democrats’ interpretation ignores voter dissatisfaction with the health care law. Half of New Jersey voters and 53 percent of Virginia voters said they opposed it, and the two Democratic governor candidates got 11 percent and 14 percent of those voters. That encourages Republicans, said Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal, chairman of the GOP’s national governor’s association, particularly given McAuliffe’s considerable financial advantage over Cuccinelli. “Voters are very frustrated with the dysfunction of Washington, very frustrated with the incompetent rollout of Obamacare,” Jindal said, “and they’re taking out that frustration on the party that occupies the White House.” Many Republicans happily note that Christie performed well among groups that typically lean Democratic, carrying 57 percent of women and 50 percent of Hispanics. He also improved on his 2009 share among black voters, winning 21 percent, up 12 points. Cuccinelli, meanwhile, struggled in all three groups. Former Republican National Committee Chairman Ed Gillespie said Christie showed Republicans can reach outside the usual GOP core. “You can be pro-life and get the women’s vote and you can stand up against the unions and get the blue-collar vote and you can be the governor who reins in spending and get the votes of a cross-section of the electorate,” he said. Utah Sen. Orrin Hatch said that bodes well for a Christie White House bid. “So you gotta say that this fella is on the right track if the Republican Party’s not too stupid to pick him. Not too stupid to not take him, that’s what I mean by that,” Hatch said. “Hopefully it means that the tea party people will realize that it’s better to work within the Republican Party than to continually make it very difficult to elect Republicans.” But tea party leaders — who also watched a businessbacked House candidate in Alabama win a primary runoff over a tea party conservative — rejected the idea that Tuesday’s results require a modified approach. “Gov. Christie ran against Obamacare and on the economy and jobs, and when Ken Cuccinelli started talking about those things, he took off,” said Tea Party Express Chairwoman Amy Kremer, whose group helped elect conservatives like Sen. Ted Cruz of Texas. Kremer said the push from Cruz and others to defund the health care law may not have been successful. “But without it,” she said, “Obamacare wouldn’t have the profile that it does right now.”


Virginia Democratic Governor-elect Terry McAuliffe address his supporters, as his sons Jack, 20, left, and Peter, 11, right, look on, during an election victory party Wednesday in Tysons Corner, Va.
tea party activists — suggest that Republicans and Democrats are likely to remain entrenched in their partisan positions. During the campaign, McAuliffe hammered Cuccinelli as a tea party conservative, hardliner on social issues like abortion and same-sex marriage and cheerleader for the national Republicans whose opposition to the health care law helped trigger the partial government shutdown in October. Cuccinelli saddled McAuliffe with the clumsy implementation of Obama’s signature law. Both strategies resonated, but Democrats say McAuliffe’s victory proves which mattered more and portends a Democratic advantage in Senate and governors’ races next year. “Ken Cuccinelli made this race a referendum on Obamacare,” said Mo Elleithee, a Democratic National Committee spokesman. Democrats “made it a referendum on the shutdown and extremism. We won.” Vermont Gov. Peter Shumlin, chairman of the Democratic Governors Association, noted several states where incumbent Republicans were elected in the 2010 tea party wave, including Florida, Ohio, Wisconsin and Pennsylvania, all states Obama won twice. “They’re stuck with a bunch of tea party governors who are Ken Cuccinelli’s clone,” Shumlin said. Virginia exit polls found that 42 percent of voters oppose the tea party movement, while just 28 percent said they support it. But on the question of blame for the shutdown, the difference was essentially the same as McAuliffe’s margin of victory: 48 percent blamed Republicans in Congress, with 88 percent of those people voting for McAuliffe; 45 percent blamed Obama, with 87 percent of them opting for Cuccinelli. At the Democrats’ national Senate campaign office, spokesman Matt Canter noted that in competitive GOP Senate primaries around the country, all candidates have embraced the shutdown. Meanwhile, con-

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facing a tight deadline. In August 2014, the tax credit partnership used to establish the Opera House will expire. When that happens, Junction City will transfer the management of the Opera House to the foundation, which will become a 501c3 nonprofit organization. Between January and August, the new executive director would report to Smith and work for the city until next year’s deadline. Smith requested a shortterm, fixed level of funding for an estimated two to three years that would be used for the executive director’s and business manager’s salaries. Smith suggested the director’s annual salary be $65,000 to $75,000, which would be more than what Stahl is paid.

“I believe that initially our funding source needs to reflect the caliber of individual that we need to have there, that is someone that can be sort of a spear head and a spokesperson or an ambassador,” Smith said. A business manager salary, if brought in as fulltime, would run about $50,000 to $60,000 a year, Smith said. Commissioners Mick McCallister told Smith funding those salaries won’t be easy. “I understand your argument that you need to pay a salary to get the right folks that have the right experience, that have the right skill sets,” McCallister said. “But to do that, we’re going to have to do without something else somewhere else.” A new director can help establish an operation model that the new management board can continue to build upon, Smith said.

But he said a business manager also should be brought in at some point. “The executive director cannot do all the jobs that need to be done to effectively operate that (facility) and to be charged with the responsibilities of going out and building a sustainable model of operation that will guarantee sponsorship, foundations, grants — things of that nature,” Smith said. Smith has experience working with historic theater venues in Kansas City, Mo., and the Chicago area. “I had a responsibility of working with them to ensure that they too had to be sustainable, to get off the public dime, if you will,” Smith said. At Smith’s request, City Commissioners directed assistant city manager and finance director Cheryl Beatty to explore ways of funding those salaries. Beatty said she’d report back at a future meeting.

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experienced her father work as a lawyer and a county prosecutor. But after graduating from high school in 1984, she chose a different path. She began studying biology at Fort Hays State University. After starting a family with her husband, Kip, she decided to continue at Manhattan Technical College and studied labor delivery. In 2004, French became a middle school nurse and worked at the hospital part time. Her coworkers advised her to go back to school. French always was researching the law and advising her family. “I was always bringing up legal liability,” she said. “The one thing I took away from my dad growing up was to never put something in writing that you don’t want used against you in the court of law.” One of her supporters is Dawn Engel of the hospital’s obstetrics department. “I had no doubt that she could do it,” Engel said about Crystal obtaining another degree. “She can do anything she sets her mind to.” French originally planned to earn a masters degree in advance practice nursing, but decided to follow a path taken by her father. After she graduated from Washburn University’s law school, French passed the bar in February and in April, she was sworn in. French began her work in the North Cen-

tral Regional Public Defender’s Office in May. As a public defender, French enjoys protecting the freedom of the public. “We’re there to make sure the prosecutors, police and law enforcement are doing their jobs and not violating somebody’s rights,” she said. “That’s the biggest thing. If there’s nobody to keep them from infringing on your rights, you better believe they’re going to do whatever they want.” When it comes to the impression that public defenders “put bad guys back on the street,” French has a much different take on it. She questioned the innocent people who may get arrested. “Who is going to protect them? What if that’s you? Your whole perspective changes.” French will spend more time in law offices, prisons and the court, but she will continue working shifts at the hospital. “I want to keep up my nursing skills,” she said. “I didn’t go into law because I didn’t like nursing. I went into it because it also sounded interesting.” If something sounds interesting, but it’s untried, French said people should “go for it.” With humor, French discussed how she was older than some of her professors at Washburn. “You’re never too old to do something different or try something new,” French said. “It’s never to late to learn.”

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about the prospect of legislators amending the state law that currently allows only four casinos in Kansas. “They say the chances of getting a fifth one are virtually nonexistent,” he said. “They feel the legislature is more conservative.” However, Weigand said, none of the officials he talked to said it wouldn’t be worth giving a shot. Aside from job creation, chamber and EDC officials have claimed the casino also could benefit the community through revenue sharing. Some of the concerns over a casino have been a possible increase in crime and the potential for gambling addiction problems. EDC Chair Ben Kitchens said the casino

would have to kick back a small percentage of its funds into fighting gambling addiction problems. Geary County Commissioner Larry Hicks, a non-voting member of the EDC, said the organization should undergo a community-wide campaign to discuss the casino with citizens. “Is it time-consuming? Yes it is,” Hicks said. “But the end result is that’s when you begin to effect change.” Hicks added a “large contingent” of support needs to travel to Topeka in February when the bill reaches committee. Pat Landes, Junction City Vice Mayor and also a non-voting member of the EDC, said the community needs outside allies if it wants legislators to approve Rothlisberg’s bill. “I don’t think we can do this locally,” Landes said. “I think we need a lobbying firm.” samples from the alleged victims who came forward. The samples collected then were submitted to the KBI. Results from KBI officials returned June 7. Numerous samples collected from the academy music room carpet matched the DNA profile of Jordan Young. Others “were consistent with five unknown male contributors,” the document states. Another sample was consistent with the mixed DNA profile of Young and the victim in the case discussed Wednesday in court. Additional details in the five other cases have not been released.

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Following Edwin Young’s resignation, while Jordan Young was outside Kansas, nine teenage boys came forward on Aug. 5 with information regarding Jordan’s “sexually inappropriate” actions with the boys, according to the stipulation. Police were given letters from the boys describing the acts that occurred in the academy’s music room, where Young was a music teacher. The victims related the same information during interviews with police.

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The Kansas City Chiefs have activated rookie defensive back Sanders Commings from injured reserve and waived defensive back Bradley McDougald to clear space on their roster. The moves came Tuesday during the Chiefs’ bye week. After impressing the Chiefs during the offseason, Commings broke his collar bone on the first full day of workouts in training camp. He was placed on the temporary IR and the Chiefs had until this week to active him. Commings was picked in the fifth round of April’s draft out of Georgia. Many scouts believed he had the ability to go much earlier in the draft, but some legal issues during his time with the Bulldogs caused his stock to slide. McDougald, an undrafted free agent out of Kansas, played in one game this season.

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Missouri wide receiver L’Damian Washington celebrates after catching a touchdown pass against Tennessee, Saturday.

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Missouri controls destiny in SEC East
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The Denver Broncos have activated center J.D. Walton to their 53-man roster and placed guard John Moffitt on the reserve/left squad list. Moffitt, a third-year pro from Wisconsin, didn’t return from the team’s bye week Monday. On Tuesday, he told 102.3 ESPN in Denver that he’d lost his love for the game and didn’t want to keep playing just for a paycheck. The Broncos have a five-day roster exemption on Moffitt, who was acquired from Seattle in August for defensive tackle Sealver Siliga.

Walton activated, Moffitt quits Broncos

Associated Press Texas Tech coach Kliff Kingsbury (left) and Kansas State coach Bill Snyder (right) will coach against each other for the first time on Saturday. The two met twice while Kingsbury was quarterback of the Red Raiders in 2000-2.
COLUMBIA, Mo. — A surprise no more, No. 9 Missouri leads the SEC East with three games to go. Win out and the Tigers (8-1, 4-1 SEC) will have come back all the way from last year’s 5-7 dud that prompted doubts about whether they or their coach belonged in their new league. Beat Kentucky, Ole Miss and No. 11 Texas A&M, and they earn a berth in the conference championship game. “We’ve probably exceeded everybody else’s expectations, but with our expectations, we still haven’t accomplished what we want to accomplish yet,” cornerback Randy Ponder said. “We’ve still got to take each game like day one.” Coach Gary Pinkel’s crew is a double-digit favorite this week at Kentucky and then there’s a week off, perhaps bonus time allowing quarterback James Franklin to return from a shoulder strain at full strength. Pinkel warned players there’s little drop-off in the SEC, and they know better than to treat Kentucky (2-6) lightly. They were there a year ago. “It doesn’t matter where they are in the conference,” said quarterback Maty Mauk, who’ll likely be making his fourth consecutive start. “They’re playing in the SEC. We know they’re going to be good. Maybe they don’t come out on top a lot of the time, but they’re a great team.” No. 13 South Carolina (7-2, 5-2) and Georgia (5-3, 4-2) are lurking, each with two losses and hoping for another Missouri stumble that could set up a tiebreaker mess. The survivor of various scenarios likely earns the underdog role — make that a heavy underdog — in the SEC championship game, perhaps against No. 1 Alabama. Please see Tigers, 3B

Snyder, Kingsbury enter their first head-to-head coaching matchup with contrasting philosophies
MANHATTAN — When Kansas State coach Bill Snyder took over the Wildcat football program in 1989, Texas Tech coach Kliff Kingsbury wasn’t even in middle school. Any ideas Kingsbury had of eventually heading up a colle-

giate program were simply dreams. Kingsbury grew up and became the starting quarterback for the Red Raiders before eventually being named head coach this past offseason. When the teams meet this weekend, it will be the first time Kingsbury faces the Wildcats since his junior season in 2001. In that contest, Kingsbury, the

quarterback, shredded the Wildcat defense for 404 yards and four touchdowns, but he did toss three interceptions in the Red Raiders’ 38-19 win. At his weekly press conference Tuesday, Snyder said he didn’t think along the lines that one day he might coach against Kingsbury. Please see Kansas

State, 2B

NCAA Basketball

Wayne Selden and Perry Ellis had 13 points apiece, and No. 5 Kansas beat Fort Hays State 92-75 in an exhibition game Tuesday night. Jamari Traylor added 11 points for the Jayhawks, who open the regular season Friday against Louisiana-Monroe before playing No. 4 Duke next week. Dwayne Brunson scored 15 points for the Tigers, a Division II program picked to win its conference. Craig Nicholson added 14. Kansas broke the game open with a 28-7 run in the middle of the first half. Eight different Jayhawks scored during the run, highlighted by fast-break layups from Frank Mason and Tarik Black. Highly touted freshman Andrew Wiggins, who had an up-and-down opener last week, had 10 points for the Jayhawks.

Balanced Kansas cruises past Fort Hays State 92-75

Chiefs, Broncos in heated race

Associated Press
ENGLEWOOD, Colo. — Denver cornerback Chris Harris couldn’t get away from football during the Broncos’ bye, eagerly tuning in to watch the unbeaten Kansas City Chiefs face the Buffalo Bills last weekend. Zzzz. “It was kind of boring, man. So, I was like all right, I’m just going to watch the RedZone,” Harris said. “It wasn’t an offensive game. I’m looking for the points.” You’d think a defensive player would appreciate a good defense, and nobody’s been better at stemming this league-wide proliferation of points than the Chiefs (9-0).

Kansas City Chiefs Alex Smith scrambles against the Buffalo Bills in Orchard Park, N.Y. Sunday.

Bill Wippert • The Associated Press

Kansas City is the first club to allow 17 or fewer points in each of the first nine games of a season since the 1977 Atlanta Falcons. “Naw, come on,” Harris said, laughing. “Who wants to watch that? Who wants to watch just a defensive game all the time? On a bye week, I want to see some points.” Maybe Harris is just spoiled. His Broncos (7-1) scored an astonishing 343 points in the first half of the season for an average of 42.9, which would obliterate the NFL record of 36.8 set by the 2007 New England Patriots. The Chiefs and Broncos meet twice in the next four weeks, beginning with a Please see Chiefs, 2B

College Sports

Jayhawks still searching for stability on offense

The Salina City Commission has approved a plan to build a new athletic complex at Kansas Wesleyan University. The commission on Monday unanimously approved plans for a 2,000-seat stadium, a practice field, a press box and new concessions and restrooms. The $7.5 million project also includes the demolition of Glenn Martin Stadium. The Salina Journal reports the complex is expected to be completed next year

Salina OKs athletic complex at Kansas Wesleyan

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LAWRENCE — Just as his offensive line began to show some stability, Kansas coach Charlie Weis decided to shake things up again. He replaced left tackle Pat Lewandowski with Riley Spencer and right guard Mike Smithburg with Damon Martin heading into Saturday’s game at No. 15 Oklahoma State. That leaves Ngalu Fusimalohi as the only offensive lineman to start every game this season. “We’ve been talking for the last three or four weeks about continuity and cohesiveness,” Weis said. “That goes right out the window if we’re not playing very well.” For the past four games, Weis had started the same five offensive linemen, a marked changed from the three different lines he used the three previous games. Seemingly, a line that spent the first third of the season in near disarray

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was finally meshing. Last Saturday’s game against Texas disproved that belief, and one huge mistake in the third quarter effectively ended any chance for Kansas (2-6, 0-5 Big 12) to pull off the upset. With the Longhorns leading by eight, two Texas defenders rushed past their blockers on the offensive line. They converged on quarterback Jake Heaps and forced a fumble that was returned for a touchdown to jumpstart a 35-13 victory. The broken play wasn’t the only gaffe, and Weis felt he had to make more changes this week. “Damon is a physical, physical presence,” Weis said. “One of the strongest guys we have. His issue never has been whether or not he can play or not. His issue has always been one of consistency. Actually, if he wasn’t playing more consistent, then he wouldn’t be listed as first.” When Martin steps on the Please see Jayhawks, 3B

Kansas’ Darrian Miller is stopped by Texas’ Kendall Thomas during the second half Saturday, in Austin, Texas.

Eric Gay • The Associated Press


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6 p.m. ESPN2 — Global Rallycross Championship, at Las Vegas 6:30 p.m. FS1 — Oklahoma at Baylor 8 p.m. ESPN — Oregon at Stanford Oil 150, at Avondale, Ariz. 7:30 p.m. ESPN2 — Louisville at UConn


Cincinnati Cleveland Baltimore Pittsburgh Kansas City Denver San Diego Oakland W L T Pct PF PA 6 3 0 .667 217 166 4 5 0 .444 172 197 3 5 0 .375 168 172 2 6 0 .250 156 208

Atlantic Division
Philadelphia Brooklyn Toronto New York Boston Miami Charlotte Orlando Atlanta Washington Indiana Milwaukee Detroit Cleveland Chicago W 3 2 2 1 1 W 3 3 3 2 1 W 5 2 2 2 1 L 2 2 3 3 4 L 2 2 2 2 3 L 0 2 2 3 3 Pct GB .600 — .500 1/2 .400 1 .250 1 1/2 .200 2 Pct GB .600 — .600 — .600 — .500 1/2 .250 1 1/2 Pct GB 1.000 — .500 2 1/2 .500 2 1/2 .400 3 .250 3 1/2

Houston 116, Portland 101 Atlanta 105, Sacramento 100

Wednesday’s Games
Orlando 98, L.A. Clippers 90 Washington 116, Philadelphia 102 Indiana 97, Chicago 80 Charlotte 92, Toronto 90 Boston 97, Utah 87 Golden State 106, Minnesota 93 Milwaukee 109, Cleveland 104 New Orleans 99, Memphis 84 Phoenix at San Antonio, Late Dallas at Oklahoma City, Late



noon TGC — PGA Tour, The McGladrey Classic, second round, at St. Simons Island, Ga. 3 a.m. TGC — European PGA Tour, Turkish Airlines Open, third round, at Antalya, Turkey

DETROIT TIGERS — Named Jeff Jones pitching coach and Dave Clark third base coach and outfield instructor. TAMPA BAY RAYS — Agreed to terms with OF David DeJesus on a two-year contract. NBA — Fined Milwaukee F Caron Butler $15,000 for making an obscene gesture during a Nov. 1 game at Boston. NBA Development League RIO GRANDE VALLEY VIPERS Named Paul Mokeski associate head coach. FOOTBALL DALLAS COWBOYS — Signed DT Everett Dawkins. Signed G Phillipkeith Manley and DE Hall Davis to the practice squad. GREEN BAY PACKERS — Signed QB Scott Tolzien from the practice squad. Signed WR Alex Gillett to the practice squad. HOUSTON TEXANS — Named Wade Phillips interim coach. NEW ORLEANS SAINTS — Placed LB Jonathan Vilma on the injured reserve list. PITTSBURGH STEELERS — Placed LB Sean Spence on the injured reserve list. SEATTLE SEAHAWKS — Released WR Josh Lenz from the practice squad. Signed WR Phil to the practice squad. TAMPA BAY BUCCANEERS — Claimed S Bradley McDougald off waivers from Kansas City. Placed RB Jeff Demps on the injured reserve list.

W L T Pct PF PA 9 0 0 1.000 215 111 7 1 0 .875 343 218 4 4 0 .500 192 174 3 5 0 .375 146 199


noon TGC — PGA Tour, The McGladrey Classic, first round, at St. Simons Island, Ga. 3 a.m. TGC — European PGA Tour, Turkish Airlines Open, second round, at Antalya, Turkey 6 p.m. TNT — L.A. Clippers at Miami 8:30 p.m. TNT — L.A. Lakers at Houston 7 p.m. NFL — Washington at Minnesota 11 a.m. FS1 — UEFA Europa League, Swansea City at Kuban 2 p.m. FS1 — UEFA Europa League, Sheriff at Tottenham 7 p.m. NBCSN — MLS, playoffs, conference semifinals, leg 2, teams TBA 7:30 p.m. ESPN2 — MLS, playoffs, conference semifinals, leg 2, teams TBA 2 p.m. ESPN2 — ATP World Tour Finals, round robin, at London




4 p.m. FSN — Alabama vs. Oklahoma, at Dallas 5 p.m. FS1 — Boston College at Providence 5:30 p.m. ESPN2 — Maryland vs. UConn, at Brooklyn, N.Y. 5:30 p.m. ESPN — Armed Forces Classic, Oregon vs. Georgetown, at Seoul, South Korea 9 p.m. FSN — Colorado vs. Baylor, at Dallas

Dallas Philadelphia Washington N.Y. Giants New Orleans Carolina Atlanta Tampa Bay Green Bay Detroit Chicago Minnesota

W L T Pct PF PA 5 4 0 .556 257 209 4 5 0 .444 225 231 3 5 0 .375 203 253 2 6 0 .250 141 223

Southeast Division

Today’s Games
L.A. Clippers at Miami, 6 p.m. Atlanta at Denver, 8 p.m. L.A. Lakers at Houston, 8:30 p.m.


Friday’s Games
Boston at Orlando, 6 p.m. Cleveland at Philadelphia, 6 p.m. Toronto at Indiana, 6 p.m. Brooklyn at Washington, 6 p.m. New York at Charlotte, 6 p.m. Oklahoma City at Detroit, 6:30 p.m. Utah at Chicago, 7 p.m. Dallas at Minnesota, 7 p.m. L.A. Lakers at New Orleans, 7 p.m. Golden State at San Antonio, 7:30 p.m. Denver at Phoenix, 8 p.m. Sacramento at Portland, 9 p.m.

W L T Pct PF PA 6 2 0 .750 216 146 5 3 0 .625 204 106 2 6 0 .250 176 218 0 8 0 .000 124 190

Central Division

W L T Pct PF PA 5 3 0 .625 232 185 5 3 0 .625 217 197 5 3 0 .625 240 226 1 7 0 .125 186 252


6:30 p.m. NBCSN — Minnesota at Notre Dame


Southwest Division
W Houston 4 San Antonio 3 Dallas 3 New Orleans 2 Memphis 2 W Oklahoma City — Minnesota 3 Portland 2 Denver 0 Utah 0 W Golden State 4 Phoenix 3 L.A. Clippers 3 L.A. Lakers 2 Sacramento 1 ——— L 1 1 1 3 3 Pct .800 .750 .750 .400 .400 GB — 1/2 1/2 2 2 GB .667 — 1/2 2 3

W L T Pct PF PA Seattle 8 1 0 .889 232 149 San Francisco 6 2 0 .750 218 145 Arizona 4 4 0 .500 160 174 St. Louis 3 6 0 .333 186 226 ———

Wednesday’s Sports Transactions
American League

1 a.m. ESPN2 — Youth, FIFA, U-17 World Cup, championship, teams TBD, at Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates (delayed tape) 2 p.m. ESPN2 — ATP World Tour Finals, round robin, at London

Northwest Division
L Pct 2 1 2 2 3 5 L 1 1 2 3 3 .600 .500 .000 .000



Washington at Minnesota, 7:25 p.m.

11 a.m. FS1 — NASCAR, Nationwide Series, practice for ServiceMaster 200, at Avondale, Ariz. 12:30 p.m. FS1 — NASCAR, Sprint Cup, practice for AdvoCare 500, at Avondale, Ariz. 2:30 p.m. FS1 — NASCAR, Nationwide Series, practice for ServiceMaster 200, at Avondale, Ariz. 7 p.m. FS1 — NASCAR, Truck Series, Lucas

New England N.Y. Jets Miami Buffalo Indianapolis Tennessee Houston Jacksonville W L T Pct PF PA 7 2 0 .778 234 175 5 4 0 .556 169 231 4 4 0 .500 174 187 3 6 0 .333 189 236

Detroit at Chicago, noon Philadelphia at Green Bay, noon Jacksonville at Tennessee, noon Cincinnati at Baltimore, noon St. Louis at Indianapolis, noon Seattle at Atlanta, noon Oakland at N.Y. Giants, noon Buffalo at Pittsburgh, noon Carolina at San Francisco, 3:05 p.m. Denver at San Diego, 3:25 p.m. Houston at Arizona, 3:25 p.m. Dallas at New Orleans, 7:30 p.m. Open: Cleveland, Kansas City, N.Y. Jets, New England

Pacific Division
Pct GB .800 — .750 1/2 .600 1 .400 2 .250 2 1/2



W L T Pct PF PA 6 2 0 .750 214 155 4 4 0 .500 173 167 2 6 0 .250 146 221 0 8 0 .000 86 264

Tuesday’s Games
Miami 104, Toronto 95 Brooklyn 104, Utah 88 Indiana 99, Detroit 91 Charlotte 102, New York 97 Phoenix 104, New Orleans 98 Dallas 123, L.A. Lakers 104 San Antonio 102, Denver 94

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Sunday night showdown in Denver on Nov. 17. Here are five things that make the AFC West such an intriguing division in 2013: WORST TO FIRST I: The division was once derided as the “AFC Worst” for sending mediocre teams to the playoffs, like the Broncos, who won the West in 2011 with Tim Tebow and an 8-8 record. Now, the Chiefs, Broncos, Chargers (4-4) and Raiders (3-5) have a combined 23-10 record for a .697 winning percentage. That’s the highest by a division through nine weeks of the season since the 1970 AFL-NFL merger. No division has been this good this late since 1984, when the AFC West had a cumulative 31-14 mark for a .689 winning percentage. “The nice thing for us is there’s a team in the division getting a lot of attention as well, so there’s no room to relax at all,” Chiefs QB Alex Smith said. “We’re neck and neck, and we have two big games left with them. You kind of keep your nose down, keep to your task.” WORST TO FIRST II: There’s an old saying that it’s better to be lucky than good, and the Chiefs have been both so far. They’ve faced backup quarterbacks in four of their last five games, and the only one who wasn’t a backup, Oakland’s Terrelle Pryor, won the starting job in training camp. So what? The Chiefs are the first

Denver Broncos defensive coordinator Jack Del Rio coaches players during training camp on July 27 in Englewood, Colo.
team in NFL history to start 9-0 after posting the worst record in the league the previous season (2-14). The Chiefs have put themselves in prime position to return to the playoffs for the first time since 2010. In the Super Bowl era, all 18 teams that won their first nine games qualified for the postseason party. Eleven of those advanced to the Super Bowl and seven of them won it. DOMINANT DENVER: With Wes Welker, Demaryius Thomas, Eric Decker and Julius Thomas, it’s easy to see why John Elway says he’s jealous of the targets Peyton Manning has. The Broncos’ 343 points are the most by a team through the first eight games of a season, and Manning’s 29 TD throws and 2,919 yards passing are also the most through the first eight games in NFL history. The Broncos have kept on rolling despite many roadblocks on the Super

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Snyder is not caught up on current trends, but he still feels he is able to connect with his players. He holds individual meetings with his players twice a year in which they not only discuss football, but also life off the field to get a sense where each of his players are at. “I just try to be open and honest with them,” Snyder said. “I applaud them for the good things they do and address the things they need improvement upon and try to relate everything to things other The Only Magazine In America than football. That Celebrates Hometowns “I think all of us really believe, the ‘old American Profile is all about America’s Just Like Ours. school guys,’ believe that it is relative to what takes place in the rest of their heartland. With regular features on unsung lives.” heroes, hometown regional food, American Profile isprofiles, all about America’s Snyders’ players respond to the way he heartland. With regular features on unsung family and more, American Profile is a coaches. Also... heroes, hometown profiles, regional food, His teams are consistently praised as celebration of the people and lifestyles that • Making for kids playing mistake-free football that are hard shoes family and more, American Profile is a make up this unique landscape that we call to beat. • Six-fruit compote recipe celebration of the people and lifestyles that home. Sophomore linebacker Charmeachealle make up this unique landscape that we call Moore said he couldn’t speak about KingsLook for it right here! home. bury, but he knows Snyder and that he’s a good coach. Look for it right here! “We see him as a father figure,” he said of Snyder. “He has a lot of knowledge and we try to learn from him. That’s the great experience about having a great coach.”

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field against the Cowboys (7-1, 4-1), he’ll be the ninth different offensive lineman to start a game for Kansas this season. When the season began, Lewandowski started at center, Aslam Sterling was at left tackle, and the current center, Gavin Howard, wasn’t even on the two-deep. After three games, Dylan Admire replaced Lewandowski at center. A week later, Lewandowski shifted to left tackle, Sterling shifted to right tackle, and Howard replaced Admire. Keeping it all straight? Even Howard was a little surprised when offensive line coach Tim Grunhard sent him a text message before the TCU game a few weeks ago giving him the starting nod. “I was like, ‘Oh, all right,”’ Howard said. “I was actually in Wichita interviewing with Koch Industries. I came back Tuesday from Wichita and got some snaps from Jake.” For now, it appears that decision is at least paying off. Weis was running out of options, and Howard didn’t have much experience playing center. He said he practiced snapping for three spring practices and occasionally for fun before practices in the fall. Still, Howard was better than whatever else was available. “I never go into a situation thinking I’m going to be bad at something,” Howard said. “If you’re not noticing the guy at center that’s probably a good think. I haven’t been called out too much by other people.”

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Based on head-to-head results and two teams tied for first at 6-2, South Carolina trumps Missouri and Missouri trumps Georgia. Head-to-head competition would not decide a three-way tie, since South Carolina beat Missouri but lost to Georgia, and Missouri beat Georgia but lost to South Carolina. With a 2-1 finish, Missouri would prevail in the next tiebreaker based on division record — one loss vs. two each for Georgia and South Carolina. Tennessee has lost to all of the SEC East contenders. The Volunteers lost 34-31 to Georgia in overtime at home, beat South Carolina 23-21 at home and lost 31-3 last week to the Tigers. So who’s best? “I’d have to say Missouri, just them being the last ones we played,” Vols offensive tackle Ja’Wuan James said. “They had a great defensive line, a pretty good offense. I see Missouri doing good things in the East.” The Crimson Tide are the two-time defending national champions and they’ve been No. 1 all year, on track for a fourth BCS championship game in five years. They’re the class of the conference that’s won seven consecutive BCS titles. First things first. The teams

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All the changes have resulted in some much-needed signs of life for the offense. Kansas has gained 614 yards in the last two games combined, a big increase of the 399 yards the previous two games. The Jayhawks also complete more than half of their passes for the first time in four games. Still, that doesn’t mean there aren’t problems — hence, more changes to the offensive line. For one thing, Kansas isn’t finding the end zone any more frequently, and still hasn’t broken the 20-point plateau since it score 31 points in in its season opener. Heaps realizes putting more point on the board goes hand-in-hand with improved line play. “I think there’s been a lot of changes because we’re trying to find the right matchup,” he said, “and trying to find a group of guys that work the best together.” Until that happens, Weis has no problem with continuing to shake things up.

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Missouri quarterback Maty Mauk throws during the first half against Tennessee Saturday in Columbia, Mo.
chasing Missouri can’t fixate on what’s out of their control. Georgia stayed alive by beating Florida last week and quarterback Aaron Murray said he’s taken just a peek at the various scenarios. The Bulldogs play Appalachian State this week, followed by Auburn and Kentucky. “You can’t stress about, ‘We need them to lose, we need them to lose,”’ Murray said. “That’s the crummy part of not being in control of our own destiny. But right now we’ve just got to take care of our own business and win the rest of our games and just hope and pray they lose, but don’t freak out and stress out about it because that’s going to affect us.” South Carolina handed Missouri its lone loss in doubleovertime at Columbia, Mo., rallying from a 17-point deficit in the fourth quarter. The cleanest route to the title game: Beat Florida at home in its league finale on Nov. 16 combined with losses by Missouri and Georgia. The Gamecocks are off this week and play at home next week against Florida. “If we take care of business and it works out for us, then it does,” defensive coordinator Lorenzo Ward said. “If it doesn’t, we did what we set out to do other than win all the SEC games.”

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U.S. Bank National Association, as Trustee, successor in interest to Bank of America, National Associa1861 tion asSince Trustee as successor by merger to LaSalle Bank National Association as Trustee for certificateholders of EMC Mortgage Loan Trust 2002-B, Mortgage Loan Pass-Through Certificates, Series 2002-B Plaintiff, vs. Matthew E. Williams and Tatjana Williams, et al. Defendants. Notice Of Sale 762-5000

Under and by virtue of an Order of Sale issued to me Service) by the Clerk of the (Customer District Court of Geary County, Kansas, the undersigned Sheriff of Geary County, Kansas, will offer for sale at public auction and sell to the highest bidder for cash in hand, at the Front Door of the Courthouse at Junction City, Geary County, Kansas, on December 4, 2013, at 10:00 If you did not receiveAM, your newspaper, the following real estate: portion of Lot 8, Block 10, Indian contact Customer Service betweenA 8 a.m. and 6 p.m. (Mon.-Fri.) Ridge Addition Unit No. 4 to Junction City, Geary County, Kansas, and described as follows: Beginning at the Northeast corner of Visit our Web Page at: said Lot 8, said point also being or E-Mail us at: the intersection of the Westerly Right-Of-Way line of Commanche the Southerly Public Notices 310 Court Public with Notices 310 Right-Of-Way line of Sioux Street; IN THE DISTRICT COURT OF thence South 12 degrees 11 min- NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RE 3. This Resolution shall be in full GEARY COUNTY, KANSAS utes 12 seconds East on said SOLVED BY THE BOARD OF force and effect from and after it pubCIVIL DEPARTMENT Westerly Right-Of-Way line a dis- COUNTY COMMISSIONERS OF lication once in the official county tance of 51.78 feet, thence South GEARY COUNTY, KANSAS, THAT: newspaper. Case No. 13CV255 77 degrees 45 minutes 55 sec Court Number: DJ4 onds West on a party wall line and 1. The following described property ADOPTED BY THE BOARD OF Pursuant to K.S.A. Chapter 60 extensions thereof a distance of is hereby granted a Conditional Use COUNTY COMMISSIONERS of 125.36 feet to a point on the West- Permit to establish a used auto dealGeary County, Kansas, this 4th day U.S. Bank National Association, as erly line of said Lot 8; thence ership and repair business, subject of November, 2013. Trustee, successor in interest to North 12 degrees 11 minutes, 12 to the conditions and restrictions Bank of America, National Associa- seconds West on said Westerly listed herein: /s/ R. Ben Bennett tion as Trustee as successor by line a distance of 51.89 feet to the R. Ben Bennett, Chairman merger to LaSalle Bank National Northwest corner of said Lot 8, A tract of land being a portion of Lots Association as Trustee for said point also being on the Two (2) and Nine (9), Block One (1), /s/ Florence Whitebread certificateholders of EMC Mortgage Southerly Right-Of-Way line of Winchester Estates, a Subdivision of Florence Whitebread, Commissioner Loan Trust 2002-B, Mortgage Loan Sioux Street; thence North 77 de- Geary County, Kansas, now va Pass-Through Certificates, grees 48 minutes 48 seconds East cated, and being more particularly /s/ Larry Hicks Series 2002-B on said Southerly Right-Of-Way described as follows: Larry Hicks, Commissioner Plaintiff, line a distance of 125.36 feet to vs. the point of beginning, commonly Commencing at the Southwest corATTEST: Matthew E. Williams and known as 220 N. Commanche Ct., ner of Lot One (1), Block One (1), /s/ Rebecca Bossemeyer Tatjana Williams, et al. Junction City, KS 66441 (the “Prop- said point also being a point on the Rebecca Bossemeyer, County Clerk Defendants. erty”) Northly right-of-way line of Old US A1166 to satisfy the judgment in the Highway 40; thence on a platted 11/7 2013 Notice Of Sale above-entitled case. The sale is to bearing S 89o 53’ 30” E along said be made without appraisement and Northly right-of-way line a distance of Under and by virtue of an Order of subject to the redemption period as 1,265.81 feet to the Point of BeginSale issued to me by the Clerk of the provided by law, and further subject ning; thence N 00o 08’ 23” W a disDistrict Court of Geary County, Kan- to the approval of the Court. For tance of 810.56 feet; thence S 89o sas, the undersigned Sheriff of more information, visit 53’ 29” E a distance of 400.00 feet; Geary County, Kansas, will offer for thence S 00o 08’ 23” E a distance of sale at public auction and sell to the Tony Wolf, Sheriff 810.56 feet to a point on said Northly highest bidder for cash in hand, at Geary County, Kansas right-of-way line of Old US Highway the Front Door of the Courthouse at Prepared By: 40; thence N 89o 53’ 30” W along Junction City, Geary County, Kan- South & Associates, P.C. said Northly right-of-way line a dissas, on December 4, 2013, at 10:00 Brian R. Hazel (KS # 21804) tance of 400.00 feet to the Point of AM, the following real estate: 6363 College Blvd., Suite 100 Beginning. A portion of Lot 8, Block 10, Indian Overland Park, KS 66211 Ridge Addition Unit No. 4 to Junc- (913)663-7600 2. The Conditional Use Permit herein tion City, Geary County, Kansas, (913)663-7899 (Fax) granted shall be subject to the followand described as follows: Begin- Attorneys For Plaintiff ing conditions and restrictions: ning at the Northeast corner of (7454) said Lot 8, said point also being A1155 A. The owner shall comply with the the intersection of the Westerly 11/7, 11/14, 11/21 2013 restriction that all business activity Right-Of-Way line of Commanche associated with the used auto dealCourt with the Southerly ership and repair business is to be Right-Of-Way line of Sioux Street; completely within the existing 40-foot thence South 12 degrees 11 minby 60-foot building on the property; utes 12 seconds East on said provided, the area north of 7, 2013 RELEASE Right-Of-Way DATE– Wednesday, RELEASEhowever, DATE– Thursday, November Westerly lineNovember a dis- 6, 2013 the existing building may be used for tance of 51.78 feet, thence South outdoor storage once a privacy fence 77 degrees 45 minutes 55 sec has been installed and a 20-foot exonds West on a party wall line and tension to the building may be added Edited by Rich Norris Edited by Rich Norris and Joyce Nichols Lewis extensions thereof a distance of and Joyce Nichols Lewis on one end or the other to make it a 125.36 feet to a point on the West37 Verdi opera with 48 Land on an 2 Los __: 49 Butler of fiction ACROSS ACROSS DOWN 36 Bon mot 40-foot by 80-foot building. erly line of said Lot 8; thence pyramids isthmus Manhattan 50 Ornamental pond 1 Lies as a whole? 1 Hollywood special 1 Nut used in Asian 37 Illicit North 11Project minutes, 49 Chemical relative site 12 38 Nudge fish 5 King12 whodegrees raged 38 Google goals effects, briefly cooking B. The owner shall comply with the 50 Oppressive ruler Pink shades seconds said Westerly 39 Tex’s bud 51 Draws the short to Edgar West on the on 3 39 Minn. neighbor 4 Did, but doesn’t 2 Novelist Building Codes of Geary County, 53 River near Karachi 4 Invasive lineheath a distance of 51.89 feetvine to the 40 NPR straw, say 40 Scale notes now Graham Kansas, regarding any modifications 43 Hit the road correspondent 54 Austerlitz native WC 53 Justice Kagan 9 Turbaned corner 5 10 1970s-’80s 3 Overrun Northwest of said Lot 8, of the building for the proposed busiTotenberg 55 Holy ark contents 6 Actor Roth Punjabis sketch comedy 4 Arm bone-related 45 Like many a John 55 Lasting mark said point also being on the ness, including all modifications 56 Dandies 57 Lots of ozs. 14 Matty or Felipe of 7 Arterial trunk Cage show 5 Lawn maker reSoutherly Right-Of-Way line of 41 Short on taste quired for the establishment 58 Decompose 8 Kingly 58 Keogh plan kin baseball composition 14 “Prince Valiant” 6 Celebrationof a Sioux Street; thence North 77 de- 45 “__ Melodies”: paint booth; as well as any 59 __ out a living Warner Bros. 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Commanche Ct., ANSWER TO PREVIOUS PUZZLE: ANSWER TO PREVIOUS PUZZLE: 12 Laugh syllable 20 Leave openKansas, regarding any“up” modifications conquers all” Junction City, KS 66441 (the the “Prop13 Shunning mouthed of building for the 16the Chain with stacks 11 proposed Waters off busierty”) spotlight, maybe 22 Gets under ness, including all modifications re17 Wine enthusiast’s Taiwan to control satisfy the judgment in the 19 Computer that list of for killerthe reds? 12 Cargo unit of a quired establishment above-entitled Theuse sale is to Snow 23 *Ivy League case. may 20 “I __ Symphony”: 13 Cheney andhanpaint booth; including all waste be professional made without appraisement Leopard and Supremes hit result Biden: Abbr. dling that might from the busisubject to the redemption period as 21 Toastmaster school 21 Hoover 18 Lost one’s ness. provided by law, and 24 further Caustic subject 26 PC brain underlings temper comeback 29 the Skier’s challenge of the to approval Court. 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Hazel (KS # 21804) remain long as the busi34 Pierre, e.g. crumbs bites in effect so 34 “Sammy the 6363 College Blvd., Suite 100 nesses are maintained as author specified 42 Wrath, in a hymn 35 Friend of Snow 34 Dust particle Seal” Hoff Overland Park, KS 66211 White 43 Writes to, herein. Upon closure of the busi - 11/06/13 11/07/13 36 Wine enthusiast’s 35 Cat burglar (913)663-7600 nowadays nesses, Use Permit “That’sthis how Conditional it (913)663-7899 (Fax) 44 Green stuff shall become null and void. goes”? Attorneys 47 TransferFor __ Plaintiff 40 Bankrolls (7454) 48 Orchestra site 3. 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A RESOLUTION GRANTING A CONDITIONAL USE PERMIT FOR ESTABLISHMENT OF A USED AUTO DEALERSHIP AND REPAIR BUSINESS ON CERTAIN PROPERTY WITHIN THE UNINCORPORATED PORTION OF GEARY COUNTY, KANSAS. B. The owner shall comply with the Building Codes of Geary County, WHEREAS , application has been Kansas, regarding any modifications made by Steve Krajkoski, owner, un- of the building for the proposed busider Case No. GCCU-10-01-13, re- ness, including all modifications requesting a Conditional Use Permit to quired for the establishment of a permit establishment of a used auto paint booth; as well as any Fire Code dealership and repair business on requirements of Geary County. certain property within the unincorporated portion of Geary County, Kan- C. The owner shall comply with the sas, located at 6706 Old Highway Sanitary Codes of Geary County, 40; and, Kansas, regarding any modifications of the building for the proposed busiWHEREAS , the Metropolitan Plan- ness, including all modifications rening Commission of Junction City quired for the establishment of a and Geary County conducted a pub- paint booth; including all waste hanlic hearing on Case No. dling that might result from the busiGCCU-10-01-13, following published ness. notification in accordance with K.S.A. 12-741, et seq, as amended, on Oc- D. A business sign on the south wall tober 10, 2013; and, of the existing building shall be permitted, subject to obtaining a sign WHEREAS , the Metropolitan Plan- permit from the County Zoning Adning Commission has recommended ministrator. that the Governing Body of Geary County, Kansas, approve the Condi- E. The Conditional Use Permit shall tional Use Permit to establish a used remain in effect so long as the busiauto dealership and repair business nesses are maintained as specified on certain property within the unin- herein. Upon closure of the busi corporated portion of Geary County, nesses, this Conditional Use Permit Kansas, be approved; shall become null and void.

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NOTICE OF ANNUAL MEETING OF QUALIFIED VOTERS Pursuant to K.S.A. 24-1211, notice is hereby given of the annual meeting of the qualified voters of Mill Creek Watershed Joint District No. 85, Geary, Morris, Riley and Wa baunsee Counties, Kansas to be held at the Puffy’s Steak & Ice House, 215 Main Street, Maple Hill, Kansas, on Tuesday, 26 November 2013, at 8:00 P.M., to take action upon the following matters: 1. To render a report on the financial condition and activities of the District. 2. Election of two (2) Directors, from the following sub-watersheds: one (1) from South Branch, and one (1) Lower West Branch, all for a term of three years each. 3. Transact all other business which may come before the meeting or any adjournment or adjournments thereof. KEITH SCHULTZ Secretary DONALD DIEBALL President of the Board of Directors A1168 11/7 2013

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ATTN: BIRD FEEDERS Black oil Sunflower Seeds. $12.00 for 50 pounds. Call Ron and Barbara Gfeller 785-238-7863 or 785-223-2226. Toilets, dome lights. Remodeling , heating and plumbing fixtures. Ray @223-1179

530 Mobile Homes For Rent 750 Houses For Rent
2BR mobile home, $350 month. Overlooking Milford Lake. First month free. No pets. 785-717-9439 NOW 3BD, 2 full baths, stove, refrigerator, dishwasher, very nice, clean, near post 785-463-5321 Very reasonable rates / 2 to 4 bedrooms / Very nice mobile homes / Northwind Community 785-223-5585


PUBLIC NOTICE As of September 20, 2013, JERRY LOUIS BROWN is not responsible for any debts other than his own. I will not pay for any debts of SELENA MARIE BROWN A1161 10/31, 11/7, 11/14 2013.

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Experienced concrete wall Foreman, Flatwork Foreman, Finish Foreman. Finishers must be able to run power trowel. Wall setters and Flatworkers must be able to setup off of blue prints. Must have 4 years verifiable experience. $14--$25 per hour. 785-307-2136. Must have valid drivers’ license, CDL a plus. Now accepting applications for experienced groomer. Resume and portfolio a plus. Apply in person at 106 N. Eisenhower. No Phone Calls. Loan Office PT CSR PT Position, 24 hrs + week. Must be able to convert to FT eventually. Reliable and organized. Collection experience recommended, Customer Service experience required. Contact 785-238-3810 for more information. Applications at 630 Grant Ave., Ste E, Junction City, KS 66441. Email resumes to Now accepting applications for part-time Kennel assistant. Must be flexible. Apply in person at 106 N. Eisenhower. No Phone Calls. Office Manager.! Must be computer literate, have good communication skills, and reliable.! Experience with Microsoft Excel and QuickBooks a plus.! Can start immediately.! Please fax resume to 785-210-0300 or e-mail to! OUTDOOR CONSTRUCTION LABORERS FOR YEAR AROUND WORK. NEED EXPERIENCE RUNNING EQUIPMENT AND CHAIN SAWS. MUST HAVE A VALID DRIVERS’ LICENSE AND BE ABLE TO OBTAIN A CDL. WE DO DRUG TESTING. 785-827-2977 Police Chief The City of Chapman is currently accepting applications for the position of Police Chief. The City of Chapman has a population of 1396, and is a vibrant community located along I-70 in the north central part of the state. This position is responsible for the enforcement of all federal, state and local laws and ordinances and the safety and protection of the citizens of Chapman. The Chapman Police Department consists of 3 full time officers including the Chief. This position requires but is not limited to: Ten or more years of law enforcement experience; must possess a Kansas Law Enforcement Training Certification and pass the equivalent minimum physical fitness requirements of the KLTC; must have proven problem solving and decision making skills; must have extensive supervisory experience.

IN THE DISTRICT COURT OF GEARY COUNTY, KANSAS Case No. 13-PR-76 IN THE MATTER OF THE ESTATE OF Cheryl L. Wallace, Deceased. _____________________________ NOTICE TO CREDITORS THE STATE OF KANSAS TO ALL PERSONS CONCERNED: You are hereby notified that on October 28, 2013, a Petition for Probate of Will and Issuance of Letters Testamentary under the Kansas Simplified Estates Act was filed in this Court by Keno R. Wallace, the executor named in the Last Will and Testa ment of Cheryl L. Wallace, de ceased, and said Keno R. Wallace has been appointed as Executor of the Estate of Cheryl L. Wallace, deceased. All creditors are notified to exhibit their demands against the estate within four months from the date of the first publication of this notice, as provided by law, and if their de mands are not thus exhibited, they shall be forever barred. Keno R. Wallace, Petitioner. HOOVER, SCHERMERHORN, EDWARDS, PINAIRE & ROMBOLD 811 North Washington Street Junction City, KS 66441 (785) 238-3126 Attorneys for Petitioner A1169 11/ 7, 11/14, 11/ 21 2013

Local manufacturer is recruiting a highly successful Purchasing Manager. ! This position will optimize and manage ordering, inventory, material costs, delivery schedules, supplier performance, and other activities in support of production. ! To be successful candidates should have: * a minimum 5 years purchasing experience in a manufacturing environment * proven track record of success * excellent organization skills and attention to detail * working knowledge of computerized purchasing/inventory control applications plus Microsoft Excel and Word * superior interpersonal communication skills ! Qualified candidates should send their resume and salary history to: Purchasing Manager, Box O427, c/o Daily Union, PO Box 129, Junction City, KS 66441 Professional House Cleaner, Fast Kitchen Cleaner and Office Cleaner Needed Now. 785-263-9871. Candlewood Suites has immediate opening for Housekeeping. Apply in person at 100 S. Hammons. Radio Sales Opportunities Eagle Communications in Manhattan and Junction City is accepting applications for two positions on our Sales Team! If you would like to join our team presenting marketing solutions to existing and prospective clients using on air, on line and Post sites, apply today! Applications may be found online at under careers. Send application, cover letter and resume to Scott Olesky, Sales Mana g e r , a t Eagle Communications is an employee owned company and an Equal Opportunity Employer. Seeking Full-time Sales Associates for local retailer. Benefit package available. Experience preferred but not necessary, must have a positive upbeat attitude, motivation and ability to multi-task. Apply in person: USA Discounters, 351 Grant Ave., Junction City KS, 66441. 785-238-2372 Syretha’s Hair Care Wanted: experienced stylist with clientele established to booth rent. Serious inquiries only. Contact Syretha: 785-761-0047 The Manhattan Mercury is searching for a dedicated and hardworking individual for home and retail delivery in the Junction City and Ft. Riley areas. Reliable transportation, valid driver’s license and insurance, and a phone number are required. This is an independent contractor’s position. Contact Kari or Ronnie at (785)776-8808.

COMPLETE REMODEL 3BD/1BA, attached garage, all new carpet, floors, paint and appliances, w/d Available Now. No Pets. $1000/mo 2216 Northview, Manhattan 785-341-7302 Excellent Location 622 W Vine, 2BD Water & Trash Paid, No Pets, $695/rent $695/deposit 785-238-6397

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For Sale: Precious Pomeranians - reserve your cream, orange, or sable pup now! Call to see and reserve. 785-257-3573

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Hall and kitchen for rent. Parties, business events. Member and non-member rates. Call 238-2432. 201 E. 4th, JC

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Fragrant Hill Campground Full Hook-up 785-762-2953 or 785-238-4705



1986 GMC 1/2 ton 2WD, A/C, auto transmission, 300hp, 350V8 $650.00 Drive Home Today 785-307-2266

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109 W 7th St. Retail space. Available November 1. 785-223-7352 628 N. Washington. Formerly cell store, excellent high traffic location. 785-223-7352

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1 BD Apartment $525/rent and deposit Pay own electric & gas. NO PETS. 411-1 W. 5th, 238-7714, 238-4394. 1BR basement apartment. No Pets, No Smokers, $500.00/mo. Free basic cable. Call 785-375-5627.



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HERINGTON - BERM (BASEMENT) 3BR-1118 N ADAMS $750 3/4BR-1405 Hale Basement/Ga - HOUSE FOR RENT $525.00 rage/Alarm S y s t e m OVER 1200 SQ. FT., 3BR, 1BA Laundry room, CA/CH, attached $1050rent/$700deposit Spacious 3BR w/Garage-Wood- oversize one-car garage, large lot. Small indoor pet accepted w/pet debine $850 785-307-1345 posit. 785-922-6889 In Milford: 2BR 1BA, 750sf. Full Available Now! (2) 1BR houses, 1 deck. W/D hook-ups, new carpet & 4BR house. Call 210-0777 or flooring, fresh paint, refrigerator & stove, near school, no through traffic, 202-2022 or 375-5376 near lake. $625mo/deposit. 2BD/1BA Small House, Large Yard, 405-979-0391, 785-223-2248. $785/mo plus deposit and utilities. 785-313-5776 Small one bedroom house. Rent/De748 W. 1st, JC posit $425. Pay own utilities. 220 N. 2BR House, $475 month. City of Mil- Jefferson St. 238-7714, 238-4394 ford. No pets. Short term lease . Real Estate For Sale 780 785-717-9439 2BR new paint, LR, DR, 1 1/2BA, hardwood floors. Garage. Near Post, Lake, schools. 785-463-5321 2BR, wood floors, dishwasher, skylight, 229 E. 14. Available now. No pets. $630/month. 3BR/2BA Corner House, Pets Al lowed, 1600 N Madison. $895/month. Call 785-375-6372 or 785-238-4761. 316 W. 1st, 2BD with basement. No Pets. $600, stove, refrigerator, new paint, carpet. 785-762-5656. 3BD, 1-1/2BA Townhome. Garage, fenced yard. In Indian Ridge. $1000 Beautiful Country Home rent/deposit. Available Nov 1. 3 miles from JC, Built in 2008 785-223-8178 4BD/3BA, 2762sqft, 3 acres Area’s Best Homes For Rent 24x32 shed, $259,900 Military Approved 7461 Riffle Road Mathis Lueker Property Management 831 W. 6th, Junction City or 785-410-4457 785-223-5505,

15 Pianos under $2500! Complimentary tuning and delivery. Mid-America Piano, Manhattan. 800-950-3774 or C.O.O.S. Invites you to meet at The Fountain for food and fellowship. Sundays at 10:00am, Worship at 11:00am. 1735 Thompson Drive. 785-317-8263 Free Pallets behind Daily Union. 222 W. 6th St. HELP YOURSELF.

Daily Rate $2798 Weekly Rate $13112 1,2,3 Beds Available

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Office Hours: M-F: 8am-8pm Sat: 9am-4pm
2 bedroom apt. tenant pays electric. Located 642 Goldenbelt Blvd. 238-5000 or 785-223-7565. 235 E. 3rd St. #2, gas and water paid. $595.00. 785-210-4757 or 785-307-0666 2BR apartments. Rent/Deposit $495. No Pets. Pay own utilities. Riley Manor and W. First St. 238-7714, $750


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Cellular Phone Sales Freedom Wireless is a no-contract wireless provider that is opening soon. We are looking for an ener getic sales person with strong communication skills. A background in retail sales is preferred. This job will pay an hourly wage plus a bonus based on sales. No phone calls please. We are interviewing immediately. Submit your resume and contact information to before 11/12/13.

Central National Bank is growing and adding a new position of Finance and Accounting Specialist in Junction City! This position will provide support in several key areas of the Bank including the bond investment portfolio, maintaining pledging requirements for certain public funds and accounts, and performing/maintaining investment due diligence requirements related to municipal bond investments, as well as serving as the back-up to the accounts payable operations. The ideal candidate should be analytical, detail oriented, possess a strong mathematical acumen, strong communication and computer skills. Qualified candidates should possess 2-5 years experience and have a college degree in Accounting or Finance. Recent college graduates are encouraged to apply! If you want to be part of a growing organization, stop by 802 N Washington to complete an application or email to HR@central and reference code (FAS11) submit your resume & cover letter via mail to: Central National Bank, HR Dept. (FAS11), 1426 Browning Place, Ste 101, Manhattan, KS 66502. EOE M/F/D/V

An ideal candidate would be willing to join in a small town living atmosphere. Application forms are available by contacting the Chapman Situations Wanted 380 City Office, 785-922-6582. Position Firewood Available. Tree Removal, open until filled. Salary DOQ with pruning, any type of yard work, storm fringe benefits. Subject to back - c l e a n - u p . Free Estimate. ground check. The City of Chapman 785-761-5500. is an E. O. E. Gestational Carrier Wanted Gestational carrier wanted for married couple going through IBS. Must Finance and Accounting be atleast 21years old with previous Specialist (Full-time) children. Email or call 785-787-3301.

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Son thinks mother is trying to control him
Dear Annie: My husband and I are in our 80s. We have three wonderful kids, all married, who live nearby. We have always been close. The problem is, one son thinks I am trying to control him. He never tells us when he is planning to go out of town. ] If we can’t reach him for days, we worry. He rarely answers his cellphone on vacation, and when he does pick up, he gets angry. We believe, out of respect for us, he should give us a quick call letting us know where they are headed and when they arrive so we won’t worry. It’s not like we would call them on their vacation. I am certain that his wife, whom we also love, texts or uses Facebook to let her family know where they are. Are we unreasonable? He rarely calls us even when he is in town. We see him once every two weeks when he stops by for a few minutes. We don’t require any assistance from him, financial or otherwise. I know he reads your column faithfully, so we would greatly value your opinion — Concerned Mother Dear Mother: Some children understand a parent’s fears and will call regularly, not only so Mom and Dad don’t worry, but also to check and make sure the parents are OK. But not all kids think this way. Your son interprets this as “controlling,” although that is not the intent. He otherwise seems to be a good son, so please try to compromise. Some people avoid phone calls because they require an actual conversation. Perhaps he or his wife would be willing to send a group text or email to both sides of the family, including you or one of your other children, who could then let you know he’s out of town. Ask whether this would work better for him. (Facebook is not a good way to do this — strangers can learn that your house is unoccupied.) Dear Annie: I have worked in an emergency department for 30 years. Please tell your readers not to call their local emergency room for medical advice. They cannot see your ankle injury, evaluate your potential heart attack, or determine whether you are having a stroke or whether your laceration needs stitches.

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Please do not curse at the ER employee on the phone when they explain this to you. They are doing this for your own good. Do not call your local emergency rooms and ask whether they are busy. If you have time to get on the phone and “hospital shop,” your emergency must not be all that urgent. Do not call your local emergency room and ask how long their wait is. They are an emergency room, not your local restaurant. Thank you. — No Name, Please Dear No Name: We appreciate your comments. Please, folks, they are called “emergency rooms” for a reason. Dear Annie: I can relate to “Lonely for Friends.” I am 42 years old and happily married. I, too, have had trouble making friends for as long as I can remember. I have had only two close friends in my entire life. I consider myself an introvert. I get along well with many people, but it never becomes more than an acquaintanceship. I was in a needlework group for 15 years and never truly fit in. I am involved in my church, but have not made any friends. I suspect it may have to do with reading body language. I can’t interpret the signals I’m getting and don’t realize when I need to make the next move. Counseling didn’t supply any revelations. Over time, I have come to enjoy being alone. I love my husband’s company, but I sometimes wish I had someone to go shopping with. — Not Quite Lonely in Virginia

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ARIES (March 21—April 19). To some people, all of that thinking that you do looks like you just sitting quietly. But make no mistake, thinking is labor. Today it will be taxing labor, too, but by the day’s end, you’ll have sorted out a big problem. TAURUS (April 20—May 20). Accomplishments will happen because of one person’s will. An entire company of people wouldn’t be able to do what you alone do today and with great intention and focus. GEMINI (May 21—June 21). You may feel like your performance is being scrutinized. Celebrate the awesome and the awful of it. If you were perfect on the first try, the fun of learning, growing and improving would be lost. CANCER (June 22—July 22). Doctors don’t heal wounds; rather, they do what they can to support the body’s natural healing abilities. Non—physical wounds work in the same way. In a supportive environment, they gradually mend. LEO (July 23—Aug. 22). You’re afraid that if you forgive someone, he or she will keep perpetuating the wrong behavior. You may be right about this. To avoid a codependent relationship, you’ll have to spell out the boundaries. VIRGO (Aug. 23—Sept. 22). Mastery is about apportioning your attention intelligently. You will give prolonged focus to a practice every day so that later you can execute the task with minimal effort. LIBRA (Sept. 23—Oct. 23). Having the same opinion as a large number of other people doesn’t make your opinion right or wrong. It only reduces the chances that you’ll be persecuted for it. SCORPIO (Oct. 24—Nov. 21). You can learn about what it means to be courageous through stories of courageous acts. But you can only learn about your own courage by finding it inside yourself and using it when the moment arises. SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22—Dec. 21). The day is mostly filled with positives, but it’s peppered with a few frustrations. Just when you start to think your life is hard, someone with a truly difficult circumstance helps you get perspective. CAPRICORN (Dec. 22—Jan. 19). Originality will count in a big way. Don’t blend in; fit in instead. Be like a puzzle piece, providing the parts that are lacking or lacking the parts that are provided. AQUARIUS (Jan. 20—Feb. 18). Until you find someone to listen to you or some other way to unload your thoughts, your mind may feel a bit like a drawer crammed with strange accumulated items from your past. PISCES (Feb. 19—March 20). You’ll get more than your fair share of feedback, and most of it good. But you won’t learn much from positive comments, so keep digging and asking what you could do better.