The Salina Journal from Salina, Kansas on October 19, 1996 · Page 2
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A2 SATURDAY. OCTOBER 19, 1996 NEWS & EVENTS THE SALINA JOURNAL A Look Ahead 19 Saturday • BINGO: ODAT Bingo. 11 a.m. doors open, 1 p.m. bingo. Alano Club, 244 S. Santa Fe. 825-9923. , • BINGO: Eagles Aerie Bingo. 7 p.m., 146 N. Seventh. 823-2534. , ' • BIRDWALK: Birdwalking for Beginners. 7:45 a.m., Wildbird Crossings, 2306 Planet. Free. 452-9453. • BOOK SIGNING: Robert Collins signs his book "A Railfan's Guide to Kansas Attractions." 1-4 p.m., Budget Books, 106 S. Santa Fe. 316-733-2209. • CARNIVAL: PTO Carnival. 4-7 p.m., Coronado Elementary School, 518 Neal. 826-4820. , • CRAFTS: Sacred Heart Grade School Benefit Arts and Crafts Show, with bake sale and chicken noodle dinner. 9 a.m.-4 p.m., Ninth and Iron. 825-6508, 825-4798. • EVENT: American Heart Association Healthy Choice American Heart Walk. 8 a.m., Central Mall. 800-242-8721. • SERVICE: Free oil change and car service for single parents and widows. 9 a.m.-2 p.m., Emmanuel Foursquare Church, 1325 E. Cloud. Please bring own Oilfiller. 825-1943. • ABILENE: Abilene and Smoky Valley Railroad Dinner Train. 6:30 p.m., Abilene depot. Brookville Hotel dinner. $25.2631077. • CLAY CENTER: Fall Quilt Show. 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Clay County Museum, 2121 Seventh. $2. 632-3786. • ELLSWORTH: "Quilts and Things" quilt show. 10 a.m.-3 p.m., Ellsworth Recreation Center. 472-4442. • GYPSUM: Gypsum Fall Festival, featuring Olympian Steve Fritz from 10 a.m. to noon. 3 p.m. parade, 5 p.m. barbecue. 6:30 p.m. costume contest, followed by dance. Various locations. 536-4205. • HOLYROOD: Moonlight Serenade Singles Dance. 8 p.m.-12 a.m., American Legion Hall, 416 N. Main. Age 21 and above. 252-3277, 252-3508. • LINDSBORG: Inauguration of Rev. Christoper Thomforde as 11th President of Bethany College. Guest speaker Sen. Bill Bradley. 10 a.m., Presser Hall, Bethany College. 227-3311. • MANkATO: 20th Annual Farmer's Market. 10 a.m.-5 p.m. National Guard Armory. 378-3661. • MCPHERSON: Dried flower arrangement workshop with Annette Karr. 9 a.m.-3 p.m., McPherson Middle School. 2410361. • OAKLEY: Performance, Jazz Dance Theatre South, sponsored by Western Plains Arts Association. 7:30 p.m., Oakley High School Auditorium. $10, $5.8524455. 20 Sunday • BINGO: AMBUC Emporium Bingo, sponsored by Kansas .Rehabilitation Cen;ter. Noon doors open,'2:30 p.m. bingo. ;155 N. Seventh. 823-2229. •; • BINGO: Off Broadway Bingo. 4:30 'doors open, 6 p.m. bingo. 1111 W. South. ."825-9411. J • EVENT: "Century of Toys," Salina Toy 'Show, featuring antique toy and doll ex- ;hibitors from 15 states. 9 a.m.-4 p.m., Are- •fia, Bicentennial Center. $2. 823-7600. / • BELOIT: Mitchell County Junior Miss ;Program. 7 p.m., Beloit Jr-Sr. High School •Auditorium. 738-2717. ... • CLAY CENTER: Fall Quilt Show. 1-5 'p.m., Clay County Museum, 2121 Seventh. ;$2. 632-3786. '-; • CONCORDIA: Benefit Concert by '.singer/musician Ann Zimmerman with •"New Creation". 3 p.m., Brown Grand The, atre, 310 W. Sixth. 776-9294. 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. Information •Call COMMUNITY HneB '.For these items, use the following category codes: • Salina and regional arts / 2787 • Public schools / 8050 > Local churches / 7729 ;» Kansas Wesleyan Info Line / 5984 Workshop IRS offering workshop on electronic tax filing . The Internal Revenue Service ,will host a workshop for professional tax return preparers and Individuals interested in becoming tax return preparers on how to file electronically. The workshop will be at UMB Bank, 100 S. Santa Fe., Oct. 29. There will be a morning session from 9 and 11.30 a.m. for beginners and a afternoon session from 12.30 to 4.30 p.m. for tax prepares with some experience in electronic filing. '• For information and registration call 314-539-2161. Dickinson County Walk-in elections slated for extension council ; ABILENE _- The annual elections of the Kansas State University-Dickinson County Extension "Council will be conducted on a walk-in basis from 10 a.m. to 6 ;y.m. Oct. 28 in the meeting room .of Dickinson County Courthouse. Residents ago 18 and older are eligible to vote. There will be a slate of nominees and additional names will be accepted at 10 a.m. The council consists of 24 members, eight from each of the three commission districts. Membership drive Kansas Farmers Union seeking new members Kansas Farmers Union will stage a statewide "kickoff" meeting Oct. 31 in Salina as part of a monthlong membership drive during November. Speaking at the 1 p.m. meeting in Regency I of the Red Coach Inn will be John Hansen, president of the Nebraska Farmers Union and chairman of the National Farmers Union membership committee, and Jennifer Li- utjens and Sheila Heiteig, both of Denver, NFU membership coordinators. Kansas Farmers Union is headquartered in McPherson. Campaign '96 Candidate forums planned in Salina The Salina Area Chamber of Commerce and the League of Women Voters are sponsoring two candidate forums at the Bicentennial Center. Thursday's forum will feature candidates for Saline County Commission, Saline County sheriff and the state school board. Candidates from Saline County vying for state legislative seats will be at the second forum Oct. 28. Both events will be from 6:30 to 8 p.m. in Heritage Hall. Each candidate will make a brief opening statement, followed by questions from the audience. Background information will be available at the door. The is no admission. Kassebaum, Graves in Salina for fund-raiser Sen. Nancy Kassebaum and Gov. Bill Graves will appear from 5 to 8 p.m. today at Charlie Walker's Rolling Hills Ranch. The event will be a fund-raiser for Jerry Moran, who is running against Salina City Commissioner John Divine for the 1st Congressional District seat in the House of Representatives. Pat Roberts left the seat to run for the U.S. Senate. The cost is $25 and is catered by Brookville Hotel. Reservations can be made by calling 825-4636 or 625-1111. From Staff Reports ** Regents OK curriculum standards V^ Kansas eighth-graders will have to start preparing next fall if they want to go to college in 2001 By The Associated Press WICHITA — Kansas eighth-graders who plan to attend college in the state will have to start preparing next fall under a new agenda. The state Board of Regents approved Thursday without dissent a curriculum students will need under new state standards that will be in place when they enter universities as freshman in the fall of 2001. Currently, any graduate from a Kansas high school can attend one of the state's universities in Lawrence, Manhattan, Wichita, Emporia, Pittsburg and Fort Hays. Kansas is the only state with open admissions. The 1996 Legislature passed a law requiring that seniors graduating in 2001 either graduate in the top one-third of their class, score a 21 on the American College Testing program or T GAS LEAK Contractor causes gas leak near Tony's achieve a 2.0 grade point average on a 4.0 scale and complete a precollege curriculum. That precollege curriculum will include: • ^Four years of English or language arts — one'class each year starting in ninth grade. • One year of computer technology. Students who pass a computer proficiency test may not be required to take the computer class. • Three years of mathematics, including two years of algebra and one year of geometry. Applied math I and II can be substituted for algebra I. • Three years of social sciences, including one year of U.S. history; one semester of U.S. government; one semester of world history, world geography or international relations; and one year of psychology, economics, civics, history, current social issues, sociology, anthropology, or race and ethnic group relations. • Three years of science classes, with students choosing from chemistry, physics, biology or earth and space science. The regents decided that an applied science class can be substituted for either the biology or earth- and space-science class — if it meets standards set by the Center for Oc- cupational Research and Development, is taught! by a teacher with science credentials and has] been approved by the state Board of Education. | Students also are encouraged to complete.two; years of another language, although it is not re-* quired. The regents approved the curriculum for! the state's scholarship programs — the state, scholars program, the ethnic minority scholar^ ship and the teacher education scholarshipi i Tlie scholarship curriculum is the same as the precollege curriculum, except it will require two! years of another language and an additional] mathematics course, and it will not allow ap j plied science courses as required science cred-1 its. ! There are about 20 high schools that have rad-! ically different grading systems from the 4.0; scale. Students in those high schools can either make a case for why they qualify for state uni-1 versities, score 21 on the ACT, graduate in the! top one-third of their class, or try to get in under; a safety valve that allows each university to ad- 1 mit up to 10 percent of all freshmen students as! exceptions to the policy. | By DAN ENGLAND The Snlina Journal A gas line that serves the Airport Industrial Center and a south Salina neighborhood was cut with a backhoe at 8:10 a.m. Friday, causing a leak that lasted three hours. The line, located south of a freezer facility owned by Tony's Pizza Service, should be in full operation today, said Tom Girard, chief of the Salina Fire Department. The line was cut by Stevens Contractors, 422 E. Avenue, which was putting in a main water line for a city project to upgrade the lines at the industrial center. The center was in no danger of gas poisoning, said Chris Cole, KPL division manager for Salina. "We were very concerned about it, but we and the city monitored the site to make sure the gas wasn't going into any buildings," Cole said. "Everyone should be safe now." The more than 600 residential customers serve'd by the line were not affected because KPL made temporary connections, Cole said. However, 143 industrial customers in- the center didn't have full gas service. Cole didn't have an estimate on the cost of the damage. Most of the customers were on the west side of Centennial Road. The customers had gas, Cole said, because there still was gas in the lines. But the gas wasn't at full pressure. "If the business didn't use a lot of gas, they were probably OK," Cole said. "But a larger business ^Jina Journal Published seven days a week,.'365 days a year at 333 S. Fourth, P.O. Box 740, Salina, Kan, 67402, by Salina Journal Inc. ' > ,,- £-.,; ; & .\.. HABRWRAYL, publlshof ' • /^/' •<%,, •,? 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Stevens Contractors had the lines located, Cole said, and the company hit an abandoned tap that had been capped off. An abandoned tap is one that once served a customer. When a customer's service is moved W a different pipe, the tap is cut off and capped. Cole couldn't say whether Stevens was digging within the state standard of two feet from the gas line, but he did say the taps usually were located within two feet of the pipe. "I'd like to say they were digging too close to it," he said. "But I wasn't there, and at this point I'm not pointing any fault. It would be highly unlikely if we were at fault." But Charlie Stevens, president of'Stevens Contractors, said the tap was sticking out four feet beyond the main gas line. "I went out there and looked at it," he said. "We were two feet from the line, like we were supposed to be. We didn't know this stub was out four feet from the line, and we hit it." Stevens said he would have a meeting with KPL to decide who would pay for the line. "I'm just thankful it didn't catch on fire and that no one was hurt," he said. T SCHOOLS Southeast, South pick kings, queens By The Journal Staff Both Salina South High School and Southeast of Saline High School had homecoming festivities Friday night. Kelly Coellner, daughter of Denny and Debra Coellner, 2055 Edward, was crowned South's homecoming queen. The queen candidates selected their escorts for the evening. The South candidates included Tina Baxa, daughter of A.J. and Karlene Baxa, 1933 Norton; Nicole Hamel, daughter of Mary and Toni Hamel, 2166 Kensington; Elizabeth Matteson, daughter of Ronald and Kathleen Matteson, 325 Scott; and Tami Scoville, daughter of Dennis and Pam Scoville, 130 S. Douglas. Escorts for the girls included Matt Perry, son of Dave and Beth Perry; Binn Nguyen, son of Thien and Hang Nguyen; Chad Wahlgren, son of Dennis and Jeanie Wahlgren; Andrew Goodell, son of Roxann Karlin and Craig Goodell; and Mike t Temple, son of Courtney arid Carolyn Temple. CHRISMAN RUSSELL Southeast of Saline's home- L coming king was Jeremy Rus-£ sell, son of Fred and Linda* Russell. The queen was Sarah Chrisman, daugther of, Stephen and Pat Chrisman. : '. Queen candidates included,, •, Jami Davis, daughter of."" George and Terry Davis; Jen-"'- nifer Peck, daughter of Mel and Margaret Peck; Marci" Keeler, daughter of Brad and LaNell Keeler; and Angle Rif-, fel, daughter of Debbie and Robert Pientka and Robert Riffel. ;" ; King candidates included" Matt Garr, son of Phil anfl 1 /' Connie Carr; R.C. Harlan,' son"> of Richard and Cindy Harlan;.,' Jason Redden, son of Marty * and Jebroah Redden; and- Ryan Nilson, son of Eugerie2 and Judy Nilson. I United States COUNTRY CURRENT Country"Bluegrass Group Limited Seating Available Lieutenant Commander John R. Pastin, Officer in Charge/Leader ^\\\\v;\\\\\\\^S Selections Include^S^SSSSSS. Contemporary Country's newest and hottest music is featured throughout the concert, with hit songs by George Strait, John Michael Montgomery, Ricky Skaggs, Alan Jackson and many others. Country Classics Senior Chief Musician Robert Sullivan and Chief Musician Wayne Taylor bring back: the old favorites by Hank Williams and Eddy Arnold. Bluegrass Hot pickin', foot tappin', and sweet harmony singin' are featured in this all-acoustic set. For free tickets come by The Salina Journal or mail a self addressed, stamped envelope with a request for number of tickets, to: The Salina Journal c/o The Navy Band 333 South 4th / Salina, KS 67401 Sponsored by: The Salina Journal / Co. Sponsored by: Pronto Print

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