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JOHNSON, KS 67855 THE JOHNSON PIONEER Thursday, Feb. 25, 2010 - Page 5 THE AGENT'S Nell=BOOK Collections Shared At Senior Center by Frank Swan Stanton County Extension Agricultural and County Extension Director Tractor Safety Training K-State Research and Ex- tension offices of Hamilton, Kearny, Greeley and Stanton Counties will be offering a Tractor Safety Training Course, Saturday, March 6, 2010 8:00 a.m. MT at the Hamilton County Fair Grounds, South Highway 27, Syracuse, Kansas. The Law - If you are 13 to 15 years or older, planning on doing farmwork for someone other than a parent or legal guardian, you must take a Tractor Safety Course accord- ing to U.S. Department of Labor requirements. Requirements: 14 - 15 years old (or 13, turning 14 this summer) Social Security Number - Bring it with you! $10.00 Registration Fee Bring a sack lunch Pre-register by calling: Hamilton County Extension Office (620) 384-5225 Kearny County Extension Office (620) 355-6551 Office (620) 492-2240 Greeley County ExtensionContact your local exten- Office (620) 376-4284 sion office for more informa- Stanton County Extensiontion. KDOT Sponsors Annual Scholarship Competition Scholarships Awarded to Kansas Youth Who Express Themselves Creatively in Anti- Underage Drinking Ef- fort ., The Kansas Department of Transportation (KDOT) is sponsoring its fourth-annual arts contest that entourages Kansas youth to resist pres- sure and abstain from drink- ing alcohol until reaching the legal age limit of 21. The contest allows Kansas' youth to express themselves creatively througfi music, art, writing or public service an-' nouncement in hopes of win- ning as much as $4,000 in scholarships. Kansas resi- dents, ages 14 through 20, are encouraged to enter the com- petition by logging onto En- tries are due April 15. Four separate $1,000 scholarships will be awarded in June for best music, best art. best writ- ing and best public service an- nouncement. It is possible for one contestant to win in more than one category. "Half of Kansas high school seniors report having con- sumed alcohol in the last month, many of them binge drinking." reports Pete Bodyk, Manager of KDOTs Traffic Safety section, "High levels of drinking among teens of all ages make under- age drinking a serious and widespread threat to all Kan- sans' health and safety. Last year's contest winners Sherissa Callarman, Breanna Essay Contest From Page 4 achievements and potential for making a contribution to society. The Southwest Kansas Bar Association will award five (5) scholarships of $1,000.00 each. Contest winners will be se- lected by April 30th, 2010. Winners will be announced at the Awards Banquet or Gradu- ation Program of the winner's school. All scholarships will be paid to the Registrar upon proof of enrollment at an ac- credited college or vocational school for the 2010 fall term. March 26th, 2010 is the deadline for submitting a completed application and es- say. APPLICATIONS MAY BE OBTAINED FROM SCHOOL COUNSELORS OR BY MAIL TO: Southwest Kansas Bar Association / Law Day Scholarship Essay Con- test, c/o Hon, Kim R. Schroe- der, 200 E. 6th Street, Hugo- ton,KS 67951 Ellison. Justine- Gruen and Elizabeth Kraushar created inspiring works that vividly illustrate the dangers of alco- hol for teens, the troubles it brings and how to resist peer pressure. "We can't wait to see what this year brings," said Bodyk. Potential topics could in- elude: peer pressure to drink al- cohol finding more to life than drinking problems that are created Continued On Page 6 mmmmmmmmmml I Actual ad in bis city news paper "2008 Cobalt 4dr, 20,801 miles, 4cyl, "Auto. $ I,-,,a,Ja "" i m "2008 hnpala l:I" V-6 power scat - windows - locks. 34,000 miles. Sale price $13,, 95.00 Here in U [ysses 2009 Cobalt LT 4d, 2,210 miles, 4cyl, auto. 'Factory Warranty. $12,995. 2008 Impala I:1" V-6 flex fllel. Vower at, windows, Locks, remote start, 100,000 miles limited warranty, 34,600 miles Everyday low price $13,500.OO 2009 4x4 Suburbans, Three, Leather, heated seats, Sun roof, DVD, very low miles and looks like new. Two NEW 4x4 Crew-Cab Duramax Diesels. $3,000 rebate (ends 3/1) 1 i | VERY HARD TO FIND: Two NEW 3/4T 4x4 Ext-Cab Trucks. | 6.0 gas engine. S3,000 rebate (ends 3/1) II Two Traverse's to choose from. $3,000 rebate (ends 3/1) All new Equinox, Three available in inventory NOW! ! ! NO ONE HAS BORE CONSUBERS DIGEST REST BUYS THIN CHEVY. II 71~ E O~dunl.a~120S ~0m ...... m mmm mmmm ibm m m mm mm m mmm mmm mmm mm Raise Fund For Historic Boston Trip The Juniors-Seniors of SCHS are raising funds to travel to Boston in June. They will be doing a historical tour of Boston. They are selling chances for $25.00 ca., for a 40" Sony Bravia SL series LCD 1080p HDTV Television to be given away at the February 26 home Basketball game. Tickets will be available at the game on the 26th; or contact any Junior or Senior, or the high school to purchase chances. If you would like to donate to the group, your contri- butions can be made to "Boston Trip Fund" and sent to Mr. Tony Boehs, Boston Trip Sponsor, SCHS, Box C, Johnson, KS 67855. 7": c :; Troy Wolf Inherited his father's badge collection. His collection of military badges includes over 800, spanning many years and branches of the military. Troy shared his collection with the Senior Center. Russell Batterton Is currently sharing a couple of western pictures with the Stanton County Senior Center. If you have a collection you would like to share with the Senior Center please contact Peggy Lacey at 492-6816. Walk Kansas Deadline Nears Stanton County Extension is sponsoring a "Walk Kansas ,. program March 7 - May I st. Teams may consist of up to 6 members. Cost is $10 per per- son. The deadline to enter is March 5, For more informa- tion contact 492-2240, Tuesday is Bargain Night And Evelyn Mace has a display of mlnlture pianos on display in the curio cabinet at the Center, . ![ Ear, Nose, Throat and Allergy Clinic Providing diagnostic, treatment and surgical services for all ages Now accepting new patients Call 620-355-7501 500 Thorpe St, Lakin Kansas