The Salina Journal from Salina, Kansas on April 7, 2001 · Page 10
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B2 SATURDAY, APRIL 7, 2001 THE SALINA JOURNAL A Look Ahead the Marion County Extension office, (620) 382-2325. T AIR SERVICE Event 7 Saturday • DANCE: Salina Singles Dance. 8 p.m.-midnight, American Legion, 142 S. Seventh. All singles welcome. 8238330. • EVENT: Salina Gun Show. 9 a.m.- 6 p.m., 4-H Building. $2. 823-1747, 827-6879 or 825-4427. • EVENT: Kansas State University- Saiina Open House. 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Free. • MUSIC: Builseye Records recording artist Tutu Jones. 10 p.m.. King of Clubs, 1056 E. Pacific. $6 in advance, $9 at the door. Ticl<ets available at House of Sight and Sound and Plum Creek Meats, Beloit. • PROGRAM: Weel< of the Young Child featuring "It Makes Sense," exploring the five senses, for children up to age 8. 9-11 a.m., YWCA, 651 E. Prescott. • PROGRAM: Lakewood Discovery Center trip to Sternberg Museum, Hays, to see "A T-Rex Named Sue." Leaving at 8:30 a.m. from the discovery center. $10. Bring sack lunch. 8267335. • MUSIC: 'Top 0' The Pops," concert by the Salina Chorale. 7;30 p.m., Salina South High School Little Theatre. $5 in advance, $6 at the door for adults, and free for youths. Tickets on sale at Headley's Clothing, Hough Piano and Organ and House of Sight and Sound. • THEATER: Salina Central High School drama department presents 'Tapestry," a revue of music by Carole King. 7:30 p.m., Central auditorium. $6 for adults, $4 for students, $2 for senior citizens, free for children under 5. • BENNINGTON: Bennington High School presents "Fiddler on the Roof." 7:30 p.m. Tickets: $4 for adults and $2 for students at the door. • CONCORDIA: 21st Annual Scholarship Auction. Silent auction, 5:30 p.m.; dinner, 7 p.m.; live auction, 8 p.m. American Legion Post 76 Home. (785) 243-1435, Ext 232. • McPHERSON: Apart 6 Sale. 8 a.m.-2 p.m., McPherson Opera House. (620) 241-7003. • McPHERSON: University of Kansas Medical Center presents Central Kansas Conference on Raising Healthy Kids. 9-3:30 a.m., Brown Auditorium, McPherson College. $5. (620) 241-8661. 8 Sunday • MUSIC: Salina Association of Pickers Country and Bluegrass Jam. 25 p.m., Mid-State Plaza. Spectators should bring chairs. 827-8539. • EVENT: Salina Gun Show. 9 a.m.- 4 p.m., 4-H Building. $2. 823-1747, T WEATHER Storms make way across state By The Associated Press Severe storms lashed Kansas Friday, bringing high winds and hail. The National Weather Service placed 64 counties under tornado watches until 1 a.m. Saturday, as the storm moved out of the west into central Kansas. "We've had reports of at least 60 to 65 mile-an- hour winds, and one unconfirmed report out near Russell of winds near 100 miles per hour," said John Woynick, a meteorologist with the National Weather Service in Topeka. Woynick said there were no reports of serious wind damage. There were reports of signs blown down by the high winds, and the tin roof was blown off a chicken coop near Wallace. High winds have preceded the storm, often leading to gusts near 50 mph before the storm even arrived, Woynick said. Hail measuring L75 inches in diameter was reported in Hill City. No tornados were confirmed, though spotters reported a possible tornado sighting near Quinter along Interstate 70 in Gove County 827-6879 or 825-4427. • BENNINGTON: Bennington High School presents "Fiddler on the Roof." 2:30 p.m. Tickets at the door, $4 for adults and $2 for students K-12. • COLBY: Prairie Museum of Art and History recognizes Kansas Archaeology Week with "Salina-Area Archaeology in the 1930s: The Indian Burial Pit and Other Adventures of the Whiteford Family." 2 p.m., Garvey Educational Room, 1905 S. Franklin. Free. (785) 462-4590. • COURTLAND: Archaeologist Randy Thies will speak about the Kansa Indian Nation. 2 p.m., Courtland City Hall. (785) 361-2255. Free. • COURTLAND: Courtland Art Guild's 32nd Annual Art Competition. 1 -4 p.m.. Pike Valley Elementary School. (785) 374-4418 or 374-4414. • LINDSBORG: Reception for Student Art Exhibition. 1-3 p.m.; awards ceremony at 1:30 p.m., MIngenback Art Center, Bethany College. (785) 2273311. • LINDSBORG: Performance of Handel's "Messiah." 3 p.m., Presser Hall, Bethany College. For tickets, (785) 227-3380, Ext. 8185. • LUCAS: Lucas Arts and Humanities Council presents Annual Palm Sunday Concert. 4 p.m., Gloria Dei Lutheran Church. (785) 525-6118. Donations accepted. Listing Events Items for the Calendar of Events should be sent at least two weeks in advance to: Calendar of Events, The Salina Journal, P.O. Box 740, Salina 67402. Be sure to Include name, address and telephone number. DemonaJtrations Horse trainer to share techniques Professional horse trainer Curt Pate will teach horse enthusiasts techniques for starting young horses under a saddle at 6 p.m. April 13 at Ag Hall in Kenwood Park. Pate, Montana, uses a natural approach that builds on the horse's instincts to gain the trust necessary to make a successful first ride. The audience also will learn about horsemanship and safe horse handling. In 1998, Pate worked as technical adviser for the 1998 Robert Redford film "The Horse Whisperer." He now travels the country teaching T HAYSVILLE SCHOOL BOARD people how to better understand their horses. Charlie Trayer, a rancher and dog trainer, also will be there to give cattle-handling demonstrations. Trayer manages the 10,000-acre Cottonwood Ranch in Cottonwood Falls. He also travels the country demonstrating cow-dog techniques. Tickets are $5. Children under 12 admitted for free. Forum GREAT PLAINS SATELLITE 452-9595 326 S. BROADWAY, SAUNA 4\ PEGASUS SAtdlllE ItltVlllON Roberts, Kassebaum to take part in forum HAYS — A political discussion involving U.S. Rep. Jerry Moran, Sen. Pat Roberts and former Sen. Nancy Kassebaum-Baker, all Kansas Republicans, will be at 12:45 p.m. April 11 in the Fort Hays State University Union. Moran will serve as moderator for the event that's part of the Fort Hays Political Science Day in the Memorial Ballroom. The public is invited. Scrapbooking day scheduled at church Twelve hours of nonstop scrapbooking are planned April 21 at University United Methodist Church. Free classes, a scrapbook and stamp garage sale, door prizes and snacks will be provided between 10 a.m. and 10 p.m. at the church, located at the corner of Santa Fe and Claflin. To attend, a fee of $15 (or $10 with five nonperishable food items to be donated to Ashby House) may be paid by April 14 at Scrapbook Friendzy at Central Mall or Fast Focus photo store in Galaxy Center. At the door, the cost to attend will be $20 (or $15 with five nonperishable items). Senate approves plan to improve air service Spealier Bill that would help Wichita airport goes back to House By The Associated Press TOPEKA — A bill designed to lower airfares and increase traffic at Wichita's Mid-Continent Airport won Senate approval. The 37-3 vote Friday returns the bill to the House. Under the bill, the state and the city each would guarantee $4 million to cover potential losses of a discount airline. Supporters named Ryan International Airlines in Wichita as the most likely to step forward. The city and local investors would have to pay the costs of starting up discount airline service, estimated at $1.2 million. Before the airline can get the state's guarantee, it will have to presell 50 percent of the seats on its flights. Concerns about high airfares held up passage of the bill extending the Kansas Lottery The House added a proposal to use $4 million in lottery revenues to subsidize airfares, but that idea went nowhere in the Senate. It was removed from the lottery bill after senators agreed to draft a separate proposal. Beef siiow Cattle entries accepted for show HILLSBORO — Pre-entries are due Tuesday from 4-H and Future Farmers of America members wanting to participate April 21 in the Marion County Spring Beef Show. The cost is $10 per head for Marion County entries and $15 per head for those entering from out of the county Entries will be accepted the day of the show, but a $5-per-head late fee will be assessed. The event is sanctioned by Kansas Club Calf Association for heifers and steers. A market heifer class also is offered. Showmanship classes are offered for novice, intermediate and senior participants. The show will be at Marion County Fairgrounds, Hillsboro. The 2000 show attracted 75 youths from 22 counties. For more information, call Father of bombing victim to speak An outspoken opponent of capital punishment whose daughter was killed in the Oklahoma City bombing will speak in Salina six days before the scheduled execution of Timothy McVeigh. Bud Welch, whose daughter Julie was killed in the bombing of the Murrah Federal Building, will speak at 7 p.m. May 10 in the multipurpose room of St. Mary's Grade School, 304 E. Cloud. The public is invited. McVeigh, convicted of murder and other charges stemming from the bombing, is scheduled to be executed May 16 at the U.S. Penitentiary in Terre Haute, Ind. Welch, who has spoken about the death penalty in venues across the nation in recent months, abandoned his lifelong opposition to capital punishment and supported McVeigh's execution for about 10 months after his daughter's death. He since has returned to his opposition to the death penalty and no longer wishes to see McVeigh executed. FLOOR LAMPS Special Values On Entire Selection! SHOCKEY& LANDES 324 N. Broadway, Abilene, Kansas Mon.-Fri, 9-5:30 • Sat. 9-5:00 • 785-263-4774 Financing Available»Delivery Available 1-800-569-5653 BENNETT AUTOPLEX, INC. 651S. Ohio/Salina/785'823-6372/www.bennettautoplex.com From Staff Reports Money questions pile up for board N A T U R A L I Z E R. TACOMA • Black • Brown • Bone 122 S. Santa Fe DOWNTOWN SALINA 823-2146 By The Associated Press HAYSVILLE — Haysville's entire school board ran up a $17,249 bill to attend a conference in San Diego. The district is already trying to answer questions about its soon-to-be former superintendent H. Lynn Stevens, who ran up monthly charges as high as $16,000 on a district credit card. He's on paid leave and has said he will retire. His spending is under investigation by school officials and law enforcement. The board members returned from the National School Board Association conference a few days before Tuesday's elections, when voters tossed three of them out of office. Paul Getto, policy specialist with the Kansas School Board Association, said the organization makes no recommendations on how many board mem­ bers should go to educational conferences. But he said some districts choose- to send their whole board. Haysville usually sends all of its board members to state and national school board conferences, district officials said. "We have traditionally viewed this as a very valuable conference for the board members," said community relations coordinator Sandy Bradshaw. "It's an excellent way to keep up with what's going on in education." The Wichita Eagle obtained the Haysville board's travel expenses through the Kansas Open Records Act. Glenn Crum, vice president of the board, said he returned with materials for educators, including proposed changes in federal funding for special education. He said he brought back videos on how emergency crews should respond to crises in the schools. 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