The Salina Journal from Salina, Kansas on January 31, 1986 · Page 12
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Local/Kansas 2 The Salina Journal Friday, January 31,1986 Page 12 Briefly Man sentenced for sexual battery A Salina man convicted of aggravated sexual battery of a pre- teenage Salina girl was sentenced Thursday to three to 10 years in prison. Saline County Associate Judge Gene Penland denied probation for Mark L. Avise, 24,1333 Ponca. Avise originally was charged with indecent liberties with a child, but pleaded guilty to the reduced charge. The incident occurred Nov. 14. Penland told Avise the girl was not seriously hurt, "but certainly she suffered mentally and traumatically as a result of your despicable act." Probation was opposed by the victim, her mother, Salina police and the prosecution, Penland said. He told Avise, however, that he would review the sentence after Avise is evaluated by the Kansas State Reception and Diagnostic Center in Topeka. Enrollment at Tabor is Monday HILLSBORO — Registration for spring semester classes at Tabor College is Monday in the registrar's office in the administration building. Classes begin Tuesday and continue through May 23. For information, call (316) 947-3121, ext. 262. Disaster team meeting is tonight A meeting for the formation of a community disaster team is scheduled for 7:30 p.m. today at the Salvation Army, 1137 N. Santa Fe. Salvation Army Capt. Robert Forney said members of the team will be trained to deal with disaster problems. Salman acquitted in child care case A Salina woman was acquitted Thursday of a misdemeanor charge of endangering a child in her care after a judge condemned her actions but ruled she was not guilty of a criminal offense. Saline County Associate Judge Gene Penland said Kelly Davis, 23, exercised poor judgment in leaving a 13-month-old boy with a 5-year- old at a neighbor's home. Davis testified the 5-year-old told his mother, who often babysat for the baby, would be home shortly. Davis said she had just heard that her son was hospitalized in another state and she needed to go to a friend's house to learn more about his condition. Christa Whitmer, mother of the 13-month-old, testified she found her son crying and alone in the living room of her neighbor's house an hour and a half after Davis said she had left the baby there. Filing of rape charge expected A Salina man is expected to be charged today with one count of rape in connection with a Tuesday incident involving a Salina woman. Hector Martinez, 45,1205 Gypsum, is scheduled to appear in court with his attorney. The woman, in her late teens, reported to police about 12:30 p.m. Tuesday that she had been raped at her residence. Martinez was questioned by police and released. The case was referred to Saline County Attorney Mickey Mosier, who said Thursday he had decided to file a charge of rape after studying the police reports. Hess gets probation, but troubles not over OLATHE (AP) — Legal problems mounted Wednesday for former Kansas lawmaker Paul Hess, who was given probation in Johnson County for embezzlement and then charged in Linn County with fraudulently obtaining a $43,000 loan. Hess, a three-term senator and once the chairman of the Senate Ways and Means Committee, also was named in a civil suit Wednesday in Johnson County in which two former clients sought damages in connection with the embezzlement. Hess, 37, appeared before Johnson County Associate District Judge Gerald Hougland, who ordered a prison term of one to two years on the embezzlement charge and then placed him on probation. The former lawmaker pleaded guilty earlier in Johnson County to taking money from an insurance settlement intended for two clients. He surrendered his license to practice law Tuesday as part of a plea agreement. Linn County Attorney Richard Smith said Hess is charged in a warrant with forging the signatures of his estranged wife, Anne Oliver Hess, and her mother, Maxine Oliver, on a promissory note and mortgage used to secure a $43,000 bank loan in June 1984. The loan from the First State Bank of Pleasanton was to be used to repay several unsecured loans, Smith said. Authorities discovered the alleged forgery this month, the county attorney said. In the embezzlement case, Randall and Dorothy Emery retained Hess to prosecute a personal injury claim that resulted in a cash settlement. He was accused of embezzling part of the insurance settlement. The Emerys filed a civil suit in Johnson County District Court seeking $600,750 in punitive damages and $60,000 in actual damages. Under the terms of the plea agreement, Hess made restitution of $20,000 to the Emerys. In exchange for the plea agreement, the prosecution dropped a second felony theft count against Hess. Johnson County District Attorney Moore did not make a recommendation on sentencing. He faced up to five years in prison. Hess did not make any statement during the sentencing hearing, gave brief answers to questions and declined comment after it was over. Hess served three, four-year terms in the Senate representing a Wichita area district after an earlier two- year term in the House. In 1984 he moved his residency from Sedgwick County to Johnson County and tried unsuccessfully to win the GOP nomination to the Senate from his new district. Last summer complaints were filed against him and an investigation was launched by the state Board for the Discipline of Attorneys. The preliminary hearing for two Salina men accused of raping and severely beating a Salina woman Jan. 1,1984, has been rescheduled for Feb. 28 in Saline County District Court. The hearing for Loren K. Pierce, 26, 915 N. Ninth, and Nathan L. Haggard, 25, 1227 N. Ninth, was scheduled for today before Associate Judge Gene Penland. But Pierce's attorney, Jim Sweet, requested Thursday that the hearing be postponed for 30 days. Pierce and Haggard are charged with aggravated burglary, rape, aggravated sodomy and aggravated battery. Sweet asked for the additional time because the alleged assault occurred more than two years ago, laboratory reports are not yet available and because of the seriousness of the charges. Saline County Attorney Mickey Mosier argued that he and his witnesses were prepared for the hearing and would like to proceed. "A terrible crime was committed on Jan. 1, 1984, which the state has spent funds investigating and will continue to spend funds on," Mosier said. Penland said he reluctantly would grant the postponement, but that no further delays would be approved. Haggard remains in the Saline County Jail in lieu of $100,000 bond awaiting sentencing on a previous rape conviction. Pierce is free on a $60,000 property bond. Roberts announces his principal military academy appointments RALPH WEIGEL Bonds - Insurance Phone 827-29O6 115 East Iron WASHINGTON - Students from Salina, Pratt, Assaria and Plainville have been named by Rep. Pat Roberts, R-Kan., as his principal nominees for appointment to military academies. Nominees are Michael Junk, 880 Barlow Court, Air Force Academy (one vacancy); Bryant Jackson, Pratt, West Point (first vacancy); Shannon Cox, Assaria, West Point (second vacancy); and Michael Malin, Plainville, Naval Academy (one vacancy). In addition, nine students were nominated to compete for four Kansas vacancies at the Merchant Marine Academy: Reed Stephenson, Elkhart; Donald Younger, Ellis; Mordecai Boone and Kalin Cloyd, both of Sharon Springs; Todd Bieber, Little River; Debra McDaniel, Concordia; Martin Gagnon, 618 Max; Phillip Challens, 1812 W. Crawford; and Eric Davidson, Hays. Roberts followed recommendations of his Academy Screening Board, which met Jan. 18 at Fort Hays State University. The board is made up of 16 people from the First Congressional District and is headed by Ron Pflughoft, vice president for university development and relations at Fort Hays. Nominees now must meet further requirements and undergo testing by the academies. Appointments will be made by the academies this spring for the class entering in July. Alternates (in order of ranking) named by Roberts were: Air Fore* Academy — Robert House, Abilene; Darren Knipp, 2112 Raymond: Shayne Hamel, Plainville; William Tolbert, Garden City; Wayne Zorn, Garden City; Bloke Brewer, Leoti; Debra McDaniel, Concordia; Mordecai Boone, Sharon Springs; Donald Younger, Ellis. Weil Point, flrit vacancy — Darren McFarland, Pratt; Wayne Zorn, Garden City; Robert House, Abilene; William Tolbert, Garden City; Jerrod Hunter, St. John. West Point, second vacancy — Michael Malin, Plainville; Eric Zeeman, 210 W. Bond; Donald Younger, Ellis: Mordecai Boone, Sharon Springs; Daniel Barber, Alton. Naval Academy — Darren Knipp, 2112 Raymond: Shayne Hamel, Plainville; Phillip Chal- lens, 1812 W. Crawford; Lee Dinkel, Hays; Eric Davidson, Hays: Reed Stephenson, Elkhart; Mark Deets, Beloit; Michael Moore, Atwood. Truckers win safe-driving awards TOPEKA — Transportation companies and drivers in north-central and northwest Kansas are among those who were honored Thursday by the Kansas Motor Carriers Association at the Kansas Fleet Safety Awards banquet in Topeka. The Kansas Grand Trophy went to Utermoehlen Trucking, Arma, for logging 855,570 Kansas miles without an accident. The 1986 Kansas Driver of the Year is Donald Williams, a driver for Vulcan Chemicals Co., Wichita. Other winning firms include Ideal Truck Lines, Norton, general commodities division; John E. Jones Oil Company, Stockton, tank truck for hire division; and Certain-Teed Corp., McPherson, private carrier division. Winners in the farm-to-market di- Judge reschedules hearing for Haggard and Pierce vision were Jim Mitten Trucking, Oakley, 500,000 to 1 million mile class; Gerald's Trucking Service, Falun, under 500,000 mile class; and Prickett and Son, Hoxie, more than 1 million mile class. Farmland Industries, Phillipsburg and McPherson, and Tamko Asphalt Products, Phillipsburg, will be among firms cited for posting accident ratios below the contest average. Monthly safety award drivers cited, in addition to Williams, include Dean Warburton, McPherson, Farmland Industries, 2,841,148 miles driven in 36 years; Paul Zernickow, Abilene, Robson Oil Company, 2,000,000 miles in 43 years; Darrel A. Beins, Norton, Ideal Truck Lines, 1,744,500 miles in 22 years; Vernon Small, Phillipsburg, Tamko Asphalt Products, 1,738,980 in 20 years; Terry L. Trower, Enterprise, Bones Transportation, 450,000 miles in 12 years; and Delton E. Hatesohl, Concordia, Ideal Truck Lines, 338,000 miles in 13 years. Legislative coffee set for Concordia CONCORDIA — State Rep. Kent Campbell, D-Miltonvale, and state Sen. Ross Doyen, R-Concordia, will The meeting, which begins at 10 a.m. at the American Legion, is sponsored by the Concordia oeii. nusa uuyen, rv-^unuuiuia, will .ayuiioui cu uy me ^uncoraia attend a legislative coffee Saturday Chamber of Commerce and is open to in Concordia. the public. Remember the 6th! The 6th of the month is a very important date to newspaper carriers. They MUST receive your payment by the 6th in order to get their bill paid by the 10th. Salina Journal carriers are independent businessmen and women. They buy their papers from us at wholesale cost and sell them to you at the retail delivery rate. Thank you for paying your carrier promptly on or before the 6th of each month. They depend on you to write their paychecks. npl @afc® T 1 1 he Journal ..... -' AND TRUST COMPANY Salina, Kansas OFFICERS ROBERT J. ANDERSON - Vice President/Consumer Lending LAWRENCE A. BEIL, JR. - Vice President/Facilities Manager WILLIAM M. COLE - Vice Chairman of the Board JUDY COOPER - Operations/Deposit Services Officer KERMIT L. DORF - Consumer Loan Officer ALAN R. EICHELBERGER - Assistant Vice President SAM EVANS - Chairman of the Board RONALD L. GROSS - Operations/Security Officer DONALD F. HAMILTON - Senior vice President and Agriculture Representative BARBARA HURLEY - Operations/Accounting Officer JOY LAMB - Customer Services Officer JOYCE MERMIS-Marketing Officer MARK L. MILLER - Senior Vice President and Trust Officer ED POGUE - Senior Vice President and Cashier THOMAS W. POOS - Senior Vice President/Commercial and Real Estate Lending LOUISE ROBB - Personnel/Audit Officer GARY W. RUMSEY - President and Chief Executive Officer JULIE SAGER - Vice President and Trust Officer WANDA STEUBER - Assistant Vice President ALAN H. USHER - Accounting/Credit Analyst Officer DIRECTORS Q. A. APPLEQUIST-Investments RONALD L. BALDWIN - Executive Vice President, Fourth Financial Corp. RICHARD E. BROWN - General Manager, Elmore, Inc. WILLIAM M. COLE - Vice Chairman ol the Board CARL C. ENGSTROM - Chairman of the Board, Salina Concrete Products, Inc. SAM EVANS - Chairman of the Board GEORGE L. FRISBIE - President, Frisbie Construction Co., Inc. WILLIAM H. GRAVES - Retired Chairman ol the Board, Graves Truck Line GRAHAM LARSON-Investments RICHARD MORRISON - President, Thermo-Flex, Inc. ROGER MORRISON - Vice President, Morrison Grain Company, Inc. BRUCE ROBERTS - Consultant to Wilson & Co. Engineers & Architects JAMES E. RODERICK, M.D. GARY W. RUMSEY - President and Chief Executive Officer CHARLES W. WALKER - Chairman of the Board, Blue Beacon International State Bank No. 83-64 Consolidated Report of Condition of Planters Bank and Trust Company of Salina, in the State of Kansas and domestic Subsidiaries at the close of Business December 31, 1985. ASSETS Cash and balances due from depository institutions a. Noninterest-bearing balances and currency and coin b. Interest-bearing balances Securities Federal funds sold and securities purchased under agreements to resell Loans and lease financing receivables: a. Loans and leases, net of unearned income 55,278,000.00 b. LESS: Allowance for loan and lease losses. 784,000.00 c. Loans and leases, net of unearned income, allowance and reserve Premises and fixed assets (including capitalized leases);.. Other real estate owned Other assets Total assets LIABILITIES Deposits: a. In domestic offices 9,394,000.00 2,300,000.00 33,472,000.00 3,000,000.00 54,494,000.00 3,487,000.00 181,000.00 2.860.000.00 109,188,000.00 1. Noninterest-bearing 17,210,000.00 79,517,000.00 2. Interest-bearing Federal funds purchased and securities sold under agreements to repurchase Demand notes issued to the U.S. Treasury Other borrowed money. Other liabilities .• Total liabilities EQUITY CAPITAL Common stock. Surplus Undivided profits and capital reserves Total equity capital Total liabilities, limited-life preferred stock, and equity capital 96,727,000.00 2,125,000.00 792,000.00 778,000.00 1,133,000.00 101,555,000.00 2,000,000.00 4,500,000.00 1,133,000.00 7,633,000.00 109,188,000.00 I, the undersigned officer, do hereby declare that this Report of Condition (including the supporting schedules) has been prepared in conformance with official instructions and is true to the best of my knowledge and belief. Ed Pogue Senior Vice President and Cashier We, the undersigned directors, attest the correctness of this Report of Condition (including the supporting schedules) and declared that it has been examined by us and to the best of our knowledge and belief and has been prepared in conformance with official instructions and is true and correct. Sam Evans William M. Cole Chairman Vice Chairman of the Board of the Board Gary W. Rumsey President & Chief Executive Officer PIASTERS bank and trust co. 138 North Santa Fe/(9l3) 825-722l/Planters South: 2040 S. Ohio Motor Bank: 127 North Fifth/Salina, Kansas 67401/Member FDIC 24-Hour VIA Teller: 645 E. Crawford (Elmore Center)

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