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JOHNSON, KS 67855 THE JOHNSON PIONEER Thursday, Feb. 16, 2012 - Page 7 REMINDERS FROM THE STANTON COUNTY FSA: If you have not completed your wheat certification, now is the time to contact this office to get it done. If you do not certify all planted crops you may not be eli- gible to participate in FSA programs. If you have any changes to your farming operation please let the office know as soon as CAREER OPPORTUNITY ATTEND COLLEGE ONLINE from Home. *Medical, *Business, *Criminal Justice, *Hospitality. Job placement as- sistance. Computer available. Fi- nancial Aid if qualified. SCHEV certified. Call 888-220-3977 www,CcnturaOnline.com CAREER TRAINING AIRLINES ARE HIR- ING - Train for hands on Avia- tion Maintenance Career. FAA approved program. Financial aid if qualified - Housing available CALL Aviation Institute of Maintenance 888-248-7449. EDUCATIONAL ALLIED HEALTH ca- reer training - Attend college 100% online. Job placement as- sistance. Computer available. Fi- nancial Aid if qualified. SCHEV certified. Call 800-481-9409 www.C?enturaOnline.com HELP WANTED Exp. Flatbed Drivers: Regional opportunities now open with plenty of freight &amp; great pay! 800-277-02 l 2 or primeinc. c0[n possible. The changes could be but are not limited to: Change in operator, change in ownership, and change in shares or cash lease. The sooner we are made aware of any changes the faster we can have your farm changes com- pleted and contracts ready to sign. FSA will be conducting a General Conservation Re- serve Program (CRP) begin- ning March 12th, 2012 and ending April 6th 2012. Land that is not currently enrolled in CRP may be offered for en- rollment during signup #43. In addition, CRP participants with contracts expiring on September 30, 2012 may sub- mit offers. Accepted con- tracts for CRP signup #43 will begin on October 1, 2012. The number of acres ac- cepted under signup #43 will be determined after signup concludes based on the envi- ronmental benefits and the cost of the acres offered. The CRP offer process for signup #43 is expected to be highly competitive. The national en- vironmental benefits index (EBI) cutoff score will be de- termined after signup con- cludes. Kansas City will be sending out reminder letters to those participants that have CRP expiring September 30, 2012 so be watching your mail for these. Public Land Auction 160+- Acres CRP + PRODUCING MINERALS March 8, 2012: 10:00A.M.-MT Auction Location: Hamilton Co. Fairgrounds 4-H Bldg., Syracuse, KS CRP Contract Expires Oct. 2012. Existing Gas Lease .............. NNY TEAM Pk, ase nd rume- "to, SKADAF P,tt Box 7 1 il)ra!, KS 6 Or ca!l 62641 : 6I-624-?,616, 1.' ('t ConservatDn - and Shrub edllni t,  for An5 Coi,e.fvation Planting m i :nsas Forest Serv e ttle, t'l M, f M,. Seflmg Skipped to Your House Order Available. oaline ,11 i Or call i-888-740-8733 7 Thurs., Feb. 16 at 5:00 ).m. Town uountr uarpet & Upholstery Gleaning Serving Southwest Kansas Since 1 1975 Truck Mounted Equipment 356-3157 Wednesday, March 28, 20:12 Gt  kn th Canny Tmm... ,: EqJq, A.i.,'.tiol gt:):d 1.1 mTil[m wig.kin g h,i.ai.% i),,, ,:,t{r/i<e mlerivt tidttliill dtirb,i die alli.lo:l wwl.lhinnil!l '*( -- ,N "" Y TEA M The Direct and Counter-Cy- clical, DCP, and the Average Crop Revenue Election (ACRE) programs signup started January 23, 2012. In previous years there has not been a late file provision and those producers that did not get signed contracts in timely were unable to par- ticipate. It doesn't look like 2012 will be any different. If you will call the office at (620) 492-2260 we can have con- tracts ready for you when you come in or if you would pre- fer we will be glad to e-mail your contracts to you. We will be relying heavily on op- erators to get all signatures from their landlords, As you begin to think about spring planting also think about coming by and picking up your certification maps. Final dates to certify are changing and we need to start getting in the habit of getting the certifications done earlier than in previ- ous years. Noninsured Crop Disaster Assistance Program, NAP coverage for non-insurable spring planted crops is avail- able until March 15, 2012. If you are interested in covering your non insurable crops please come by the office and we will be glad to visit with you about your options. Some eligible crops are grasses, alfalfa and forage sor- ghum. If you are interested in re- ceiving FSA news letters and updates via e-mail come by the office and sign up. You only need an e-mail address and your signature to be signed up for this free service. Gov Delivery is designed spe- cifically for the public and does NOT nor will it ever sell or distribute email lists to other clients or organizations. Anyone interested in signing up for this service may con- tact the FSA office for the web Continued On Page 8 Manter, KS 3 Bdrm, 1 Bath Cute! Cute! Cute! Remodeled Inside, Very Clean, New Roof & Exterior Paint, Nice Large Backyard. Experience the quiet, peaceful atmosphere of Manter, KS! Sales Price: $41,000 Johnson is in need of Rentals, add this to your investment portfolio today! COMMUNITY CALENDAR 1001 W. Rd. 14, Ulysses, KS 1 1/2 story country home on 5 acres, 3 bedroom + 2 bonus rooms, 2 bath, 3 car garage and livestock barn. $225,000 SOPHOMORE CLASS SERVING CHILI AND SOUP SUPPER FEBRUARY 17 Come for the 2012 Homecoming Basketball festivities and plan to eat with the Sophomore Class! They will be serving a soup supper during the homecoming basketball games on Feb 17th. The $5 meal will include chili or potato soup, crackers, carrot and celery sticks, cinna- mon rolls and drink. We will serve from 5:30 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. or until the soup runs out! FREE STUDY FOCUSES ON RAISING GREAT KIDS Johnson United Methodist Church offers free study: Raising Great Kids by Dr. Cloud and Dr. Townsend. This study focuses on raising children 0-5 years of age to help equip your child to accept life's responsibilities, grow from its challenges, and freely and fully explore all it has to offer. Overview / information of the study will be on February 15th from 6:30 - 7:30p.m., child care will be provided. Dinner (free) will be offered from 6:00 - 6:30pm if aliyone is interested. If you have any questions, please feel free to contact Aimee Kenyon at 493-3757. TROJAN MARKET SCHEDULED FOR FEBRUARY 25 The Party After Prom Committee has scheduled their annual Trojan Market, Saturday, Feb. 25th at the high school. The market is being held in conjunction with the Stanton County Recreation's sixth grade girls' basketball tournament. Booth space is still available, give Renee Frisby a call for more information. See ad for vendors who have signed up to be there. BENEFIT PLANNED FOR DANNY TUCKER A benefit for Danny Tucker, who is struggling with melanoma, will be held on Sunday, March 4th at the Johnson 4H Bldg. Dinner will be served from 11:00-1:30, Silent Auction ends at 1:30 and the Live Auction begins at 1:30. If you cannot attend, please consider donat- ing an item for one of the auctions. Call Skyland Grain at 492-6210 to talk to any one of the ladies upstairs. JUNIOR CLASS PROM FUNDRAISERS: Need some work done around home or the office? The junior class is doing a silent worker auction. Each junior will provide 3 hours of work at a convenient time for you. Just email ajones@usd452.org to place a bid or call Andrea Jones at 620-575-5717 and leave a message with your name, number, and bid amount. We will also set up a table at the homecoming game on February 17th. The bidding will close at the conclusion of the varsity boys game. The junior class is also selling Incredible Edibles which includes a wide variety of pastry items such as cookie dough, cinnamon rolls, and pumpkin rolls. Contact Andrea Jones or a junior class member to order. ST. BERNADETTES TO SERVE MEXICAN DINNER It is time for St. Bernadette's Catholic Church's Annual Mexican Dinner, Sunday, Feb. 26 from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at Stanton County High School. Please join us for dine in or carry out. COUNTY SPELLING BEE SCHEDULED The Stanton County Spelling Bee is scheduled for Thursday, Feb. 15 at 1:00 p.m. at the Stanton County High School Auditorium. The public is invited to attend. FEBRUARY LADIES' NIGHT CANCELLED There will be no Ladies Night Out in February. The next Ladies' Night Out will be Thursday, March 8, 5:30 p.m. at Nightlingers in Manter. All women are invited to come for an evening of food and fellowship. LOCAL STUDENT ART ON EXHIBIT NOW AT STAUTH MUSEUM Local students have art on display at the Stauth Memorial Museum in Montezuma through February 26th. Everyone is encouraged to take time to visit the museum to see the art work of Stanton County students as well as students from around the area. 509 IN. Logan Ave. New price $69,000! 3 bedroom, 1 3/4 bath. New carpet and lots of updates. Attached garage. Brand New Appliances In- cluded. Ready to move into! Walsh Healthcare Center Invites All To Participate In Chili and Bread Contest Very cute! The Walsh Healthcare Center's 10th Annual Chili Cook-Off and 1st Annual Bread Bake Off (sponsored by Sipes Seeds) will be held Downtown Commercial Real Estate Prime Opportunity! 111 N. Main St., Ulysses, KS - Beautiful Setup for Retail, Thrift Store, Dance Studio....Much Morel Lots of Possibilities. We have ideas. Give us a call. Make your dreams come true! Sales NOW ONLY $65,000! 101 S. Chestnut Street. Potential investment opportu- nity for rental property. Price reduced to $16,500. 401 E. Grant St. $235,000 Like new inside, many updates, over 3,600 sq. ft., full finished basement, double attached ga- rage, beautiful curb appeal, landscaping and sprinkler sys- tem. New AC/heater unit and new plumbing. "11 bet we cant." see our website at: www.thecannyteam.com Michelle Canny Matt Canny ent, Auctioneer Agent visit www.thecannyteam.com to view additional listings :,.,  Call 620-353-8344 1 lip I "l ,, i  U Bet, We Can/" President's Day, Monday Feb- ruary 20th. Chili entries will be judged at 3:30 PM and Bread judging will start at 3:00 PM. Entry fee for the chili will be $10 for individu- als and $25 for teams. A cash prize will be paid to the 1st and 2nd place winners of each division. Deadline to enter the chili cook off will be Fri- day, February 17th. Please call Vyann Shepherd at 324-5262 ext. 123 or Tammy Hetrick at 324-5262 ext. 111 for more in- formation on the Chili Cook Off. Entries for the Bread Bake off will be taken the day of the bake off. Entry fee will be $2.00. There will be age cat- egories and yeast and quick bread categories. Prizes will be awarded in each bread and age category for 1 st, 2nd and 3rd place. There will also be an overall winner. For more information call Nina Sipes at 620-353-8558. We will be selling all the chili and bread from the con- test to the community starting at 5:00 PM. Proceeds from this fund raiser will go to our remodeling project 1t1:30 MI., liST FARM & REALTY, INC. STEVE HAZJ_ETT,  tti _41111_ {78,5-443-3110 - 1) 1420 W 4 TM* COLBY. KS 87701 Toll Free- 1-800-247-7863 DONALD L.  BROKI!NAUGTIONER