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Page 4 - Thursday, Oct. 14, 2010 THE JOHNSON PIONEER JOHNSON, KS 67855 County Commission Shares Minutes September 20, 2010 Hospital Bond 180,345.25 Emergency Management/ handle the disbursement of The Stanton County Board of County Commissioners met in regular session Sep- tember 20, 2010 in the Board- room of the Courthouse. Present were Chairman John Smith, Martie Floyd, County Attorney David Black and County Clerk Sandy Barton. Commissioner Shannon Dimitt was unable to attend this meeting. Chairman Smith called the meeting to order at 10:00 a.m. Minutes of September 7 were read and approved. Vouchers were approved and paid as follows: General $ 32,932.09 Road and Bridge 291,163.71 Airport 655.66 Golf Course 7,571.99 Park 1,550.52 4-H Building 68.45 Noxious Weed 9,042.45 Fire and Rescue 1,092.50 County Improvement 9,064.00 Principal and Interest 99,183.75 Dependent Care 100.00 Medical Care 229.70 $ 633,125.26 Road Supervisor Paul Case and Assistant Greg Garrison met with the Board to discuss issues pertinent to their de- partment. Custodian Troy Wolf met with the Board to request a $.25 raise for Lori Umberger after 90 days of employment. Chairman Smith approved the request, seconded by Commissioner Floyd. Motion passed. Chairman Smith signed a Hazardous Materials Emer- gency Preparedness Grant is- sued to Stanton County for $5,075.00 from the Depart- ment of Transportation. Carl Eyman, representative of K-WORCC gave the Board an overview of the County's present Workman's Compen- Landfill Director Vaughn Lorenson met with the Board to.request permission to at- tend two meetings for his de- partments. The Board ap- proved the request. EMS Director Roger Richardson met with the Board to discuss Paramedic employment. Fire Chief Bill Umberger and Assistant Troy Wolf met with the Board to update them on Fire Department issues. Senior Center Director Peggy Lacey met with the Board to discuss issues at the Senior Center. K. Ellen Kersey met with the Board to discuss getting a credit card for her department. Most motels will no longer di- rect bill for lodging. The Board's consensus was to ap- ply for credit cards for the County that department heads will be able to utilize for lodg- ing and purchases. The the credit cards. The Stanton County Library presented minutes of their August 16 meeting. There being no further busi- ness to come before the Board, Chairman Smith ad- journed the meeting at 2:50 p.m. Oklahoma State Awards Degrees In Summer Session A total of 778 students were awarded degrees from Okla- homa State University in Stillwater at the end of the 2010 summer session, accord- ing to the Office of the Regis- trar. Brian Douglas Hauser, of Johnson received a Bachelor of Science Degree in Political Science. Brian is a 2006 graduate of Ulysses High School. Insight- Think Safety Awlays By John Schlageck, Kansas Farm Bureau The dream of many young farm boys and girls is to ride with their fathers on a tractor. For a youngster, the mam- moth tractor epitomizes raw power, responsibility and coming of age. Nothing is more exciting to youngsters than the belch of diesel smoke, the roar of en- gines and rubber wheels roll- ingon powerful tractors, com- bines or silage cutters. They draw children like a moth to a flame and, like fire, can be dangerous. Such equipment can cut, crush or trap chil&en. It holds potential harm for the ones we want to protect the most - our children. Never invite your children to ride in the tractor with you. Stress that your youngsters stay away from machinery. Never let them play or hide under or around machinery like tractors. play, work and grow up. As a child, I can remember tossing a lasso around the grain au- ger and climbing into the grain bin of our combine. At the,age of five, this giant sil- ver machine symbolized the far away Rocky Mountains and I was scaling their peaks like my legendary hero, Jim Bridger. Safety experts label agricul- ture one of the most hazard- ous occupations, and farm children are routinely exposed to the same hazards as their parents who work the farm. Each year, hundreds of chil- dren are killed and thousands more are injured in farm-re- lated incidents, according to National Safety Council sta- tistics. Veteran Kansas Farm Bu- reau safety director Holly Higgins has logged 33 years as a crusader for farm and ranch safety. She believes there is no way farmers and Family Planning 25.00 sationAnalysis Schedule. County Clerk's office will Farms offer children a Continued On Page 5 Healthy Start 100.00 unique environment to live, i Trojan Calendar Of Commun ty Events 17 24 18 MS VB -League here, 9:00 a.m. W.E,T, SCHS pool, 5:30 125 W.E,T, SCHS pool, 5:30 19 MS VB - League at Leoti, 3:00 126 120 .... PPtlt/1,acher Conference 4:30 - 7:30 pan. %'{',fF S(:IIS ImPel, :,}{ksv vs. )choa; :{}.L T',i|e,zer vs. 27  {,'{ :. S t { ! S ImOk 5:3{, 31 ! hdhmeen 4 HPL CC Mtg. at Syracuse, 5:00 MS VB - at Syra- cuse, 5:00 MS FB at Syracuse, 6:00 SCR. Ceramics, youth, 3:45 - 5:00; adults 5:00 - 7:00 at SCR craft room W.E,T, SCHS pool, 5:30 121 Parent/Teacher Conference 4:30 - 7:30 p.m. SCR. Ceramics, youth, 3:45 - 5:00; adults 5:00 - 7:00 at SCR craft room W.E.T. SCHS pool, 5:30 28 SCR. Ceramics, youth, 3:45 - 5:00: adults 5:00 - 7:00 at SCR craft room Women's VB tour' nament at SCMS, 6:00 i!i iii iill iiiii 15 Early Release, 2:00 Free swim to youth, K-? at SCHS pool, 2:15 - 3:45 End of 1st nine weeks 00122 No School FREE FALL FUN FESTIVAL Youth K- 6th, 10:00 at SCR Office, craft, hmch. scavenger hunt . :: = i: : 16 7 youth FB here with Meade, 3rd-4lh,, 9:30 and 5th-6th, 11:00 iii 17 !  !ii ):i 7i i : = 3rd-4th youlh FB superbowls 9 Pumpkin Carving, free to youth K-6th at St. Co. Sheriff's garage, 2:15 - 3:45 SCES Halloween Parade 12:30 30 ! ! 7 iii i iii  5th-6th youth FB superbols This calendar is sponsored by these progressive organizations. Fiss & Black, P.A. Collingwood Animal Hospital McKinney Insurance Agency First National Bank Johnson State Bank The Old Store Pioneer Electric Cooperative Riley Ford Roark Sprinkler Service Skyland Grain, LLC Dr. Bill Troup Tomson Law Office Top Notch Landscaping Waldron's Pharmacy Mike Horton - Pate Agency Precision Auto Body Stanton County Hospital Eagle Convenience Store Winger Feedyard, Inc. Stanton County Implement Stanton County True Value Teeter Irrigation Life Support The Johnson Pioneer Rusty Bucket Big R/Ace Hardware Stanton County Recreation PDF Calendar by w,t-w.gdfca oidar,com Garst Seed Sales Gary Adams Construction Floyd Law Office Stanton County Museum Main Street Laundromat