The Salina Journal from Salina, Kansas on April 30, 2001 · Page 2
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A2 MONDAY. APRIL 30, 2001 GREAT PLAINS THE SALINA JOURNAL A Look Ahead 30 Monday • PARENTING CUSS: "Positive Discipline." 6-8 p.m., First Presbyterian Church, 308 S. Eighth. Free. 825-4493. • PROGRAM: Tai chi instruction with Linda Zarata. 4:30-5:30 p.m., University United Methodist Church. Donation suggested. 825-7664. • PROGRAM: Storytlme with storyteller De Cee Cornish. 10 a.m., Sallna Public Library. 825-4624. • BAVARIA: Saline County Rural Fire District 3 board. 7:30 p.m., Bavaria Station. • SCANDIA: Judge Deanell Reece Tacha Day Open House. 6-8 p.m., Scan- dla Community Center. (785) 335-2374 or (785)335-2241. • DEADLINE: Reservation deadline for the Sallna Art Center's "Plgnlc 2001" pig roast, auction and dance on May 5, Rolling Hills Ranch. • MUSIC: Concert by Kansas Wesleyan University wind symphony/concert band. 7:30 p.m., Sams Chapel, Pioneer Hall. 827-5541, Ext. 5213. • PROGRAM: Adult wori<shop with storyteller De Cee Cornish. 2-4 p.m., Prescott Room, Sallna Public Library. 8254624. • PUBLIC MEETING: Sallna Planning Commission. 4 p.m.. Room 107, City- County Building. 309-5720. • PUBLIC MEETING: Saline County Commission. 11 a.m.. Room 107, City- County Building. 309-5825. • LINDSBORG: Voice recitals by Jenny Kllng and Lisa Mooney 7:30 p.m., Presser Hall, Bethany College. (785) 2273311. Salina Journal Connecting coinmunliies uAiH information (USPS 478-060) .' Published seven days a week, 365 days a year at 333 8. Fourth, P.O. Box 740, Sallna, KS 67402, by Salina Journal Inc. Periodical postage paid at Sallna, KS. Postmaster Send changes of address to; The Sallna Journal P.O. Box 740 Salina KS 67402-0740 TOM BELL : editors,, publisher, tbell@salJournal.com DEPARTMENTS • ADVERTISING: KIM NORWOOD director, knorwood&sallournal.com • BUSINESS: JACKI RYBA, manager, ryba@saljournal.com . • CIRCULATION: DAVID GRAHAM director, graham@sallournal.com • NEWS: Scorr SEIRER executive editor, sseirer@saljoUrnal.com • PRODUCTION: DAVID ATKINSON manager, dail<lnso@saljournal,com 823-6363 Salina 1-800-827-6363 Kansas SUBSCRIPTIONS E-mall: sjclrcessljoumai.com • NO PAPER?: If your paper doesn't arrive by 6:30 a.m. weekdays or 7 a.m. weekends and holidays, call the number above. In Salina, if you call by 11 a.m., your paper will be delivered that day Out-of-town subscribers will receive missed papers the following day • CIRCULATION DEPARTMENT HOURS: Open at 5:30 a.m. dally Closes at 5:30 p.m. weekdays, 11 a.m. on weekends, 11 a.m. on holidays. • CARRIER RATES: $15.00 plus tax lor one month, $42.19 plus lax for three months. • RATES BY MOTOR ROUTE: $15.94 plus tax for one month, $47.82 plus lax for three months. • RATES BY MAIL (three months): In Kansas, $45.58 plus tax for daily paper, $37.12 plus tax for Monday through Saturday, $36.06 plus tax for Monday through Friday and $20.21 plus tax for Sunday Outside Kansas, $54.75 for daily paper, $44.25 lor Monday through Saturday, $49.50 for Monday through Friday and $25.95 for Sunday. BEHIND CLOSED DOORS ADULT NOVELTIES VIDEOS • LOTIONS • MAGAZINES 11 am • 9 pm Mon. - Sal • I pm - 5 pm Sun. 1901 W. Gnnd • Sdina • (78S) 823-1339 f ^i iPool School \lfjk May 8th, 6:30 p.m. Pools Plus of Salina 823 -POOL (823-7665) DICKINSON ^ THEATRES ^ 2 Convenient Ways To Get Showtimes! • Call The Theatre Direct (listed below) OR • Visit us online at www.dtmovies.com Central Mall 8 (ras) S25-9105 2259 S. 9th St. SALINA, KS Midstates 2 2450 S. gth SI. (785) 825-9105 SALINA, KS the Salina Journal Tacha / Teachers inspired student FROM PAGE A2 Tacha remembers, in particular, one of her grade-school teachers who would stay with her an hour or two after school, helping her learn spelling words from the dictionary, because Tacha so enjoyed spelling bees. "I also had a teacher in high school, Grace Robinson, and she involved me in so many one-act plays, speech contests — the kind of thing that gives you confidence to work in groups," Tacha said. Tacha's younger sister, Jane Ewy, Salina, saw her sister's strong personality emerge in school. "She did everything from cheerleading to band to music lessons. She's an accomplished piano player," Ewy said. "We caU her 'Mrs. Excess' when she decorates. She does everything like she works — to the extreme. But she's good at everything. She's reaUy fun to be around." She's also a great friend to her eight nieces and nephews, Ewy said. Tacha's coUege-age kin often drop in at her home in Lawrence to do laundry and get a good, home-cooked meal. Federal responsibilities In addition to her case load, Tacha's job puts her in charge of administrative matters for the 10th Circuit Court. New Mexico, which is one of just five federal judicial "border districts" in the nation, is the source of many immigration cases. Those five districts routinely handle a little more than 25 percent of the entire federal caseload for the nation. Administration of such a large number of cases, Tacha said, is one of her bigger challenges. Some court observers in the national media have mentioned Tacha as a possible candidate to replace Sandra Day O'Connor on the U.S. Supreme Court. But Tacha insists she and most other judges do not "particularly aspire to" the job, and chances of such a promotion are linked strongly to the political scene. Lynda Schrivner, a childhood friend who's helping organize Tacha's Scandia celebration, said the judge is a role model for young people. "She's pretty well-known in Scandia. The kids from Scandia definitely know who she is," Schrivner said. Tacha said because of her busy schedule and extensive travel, she doesn't get to Scandia as often as she'd like, and she's looking forward to renewing old acquaintances. "It'll be a wonderful chance for me to see and visit with people I haven't seen for a long time," she said. • Reporter David Clouston can be reached at 823-6464, Ext. 131, or by e-mail at sjdclouston @saljournal.com. Sometime during the night of March 9, 2001, a driver's door on a 2000 Dakota Extended Cab truck was damaged at Long McArthur Ford, 340 N. Santa Fe. The truck was parked ia the west parking lot when a concrete block was thrown at the door causing a large dent and scratches. Total loss is estimated at $1,500. If you have any information concerning who committed this crime, call Crimestoppers at 825-TIPS. You may receive a cash reward of up to $1000.00, and you are not required to give your name. Salina Journal Sponsored by: Connecting communities with information 820 E. Crawford • Salina » 827-9875 OVER THE COUNTER MEDICATION we have something for it. www.bkrx.com B&K People Helping People„.Live HealthierJUves PRESCRIPTION SHOP Box 1068 601 E. Iron / Salina 785-827-4455/ 1-800-432-0224 Budget / New plan in works FROM PAGE A1 Still, the negotiators said they're' getting closer to drafting a plan. "To the audience, it may not appear there's much progress, but we're taking a different approach," said Steve Morris, R- Hugoton, chairman of the Senate Ways and Means Committee. Gov. Bill Graves has said he'll veto any legislative proposal that creates problems in fiscal 2003. "The planning profile has to show that there are at least adequate resources to do the basic things," Budget Director Duane Goossen said. Legislators can help prospects for 2003 by holding spending down in fiscal 2002 and letting the savings build up in the state treasury They also can increase revenues. Graves proposed $117.6 million in tax increases to eliminate the budget hole and provide extra money for education. But finding new revenues doesn't necessarily require a tax increase. The plans from both houses would step up collection of delinquent taxes and tap extra federal nursing home funds, for example. Sxmday was the fifth day legislators returned to the Capitol following their annual spring break and the 90th calendar day of the 2001 session. Lawmakers had hoped to wrap up business within 90 days, but the House and Senate were scheduled to convene today, the 91st day. Before they recessed AprU 6, legislators approved a $9.11 bil­ lion budget bin that contained most of the fiscal 2002 budget. Graves signed it into law last week. The biU appropriated $4.66 billion from the state general fund, the largest source of money for Kansas government programs and where the state deposits most of its tax revenues. The increase in general fund spending would have been about $230 million, or 5.2 percent, over fiscal 2001. The state can't afford it with its current revenues. The House plan trimmed about $75 million from the appropriations, the Senate about $33 million. But Goossen said Graves would like to see lawmakers finance as much as they can of the budget he already has signed. 2001 Spring & Summer Classes Salina Area Technical • 2562 Scanlan Avenue • Sallna, KS. 67401 Mechanical & Maintenance Dates Days Time Cost* Refrigerant Gasses Recovery May 5 Sat. 8:00 a •3:00p $67 CDL - Exam Prep Class Jun.7 TH 8:00 a •5:00p $54 CDL Drive Tests Jun.8&9 F&S By Appointment TBA Intro to AutoCAD 2000 May 1 - Jun. 21 T&TH 6:30 p -9:30p $64 Business & Computer Dates Days Time Developing & Pub. WebProj. May 7- Jun. 25 M&W 7:30 p -9:30p $46 Intro to Computers May 7- Jun.13 M&W 5:30 p - 7:30 p $37 Intro to Computers May29 -Jun. 29 T&TH 6:00 p •8:30p $37 Windows 98 May 14 - Jun. 20 M&W 7:30 p •9:30p $37 MS Access 2000 Database May 21 - Jun. 24 M&W 6:00 p - 9:00 p $46 Beg. WordProc. -MS Word 2000 May 22 -Jun. 26 T&TH 6:00 p -9:00p $46 Desktop Pub. Pagemaker 6.5 May 22 -Jun. 28 T&TH 6:00 p •9:00p $51 Basic Computer Keyboarding Jun. 5 - Jun. 28 T, W,TH 9:00 a- 11:00 a $32 Health Occupations Dates Days Time Certified Home Health Aide May 30 -Jun. 1 W,TH,F 8:00 a- 4:10 p $38 CertifiedNurseAide Jun. 11 • Jun. 30 MthruF 8:00 a- •3:00p $135 CertifiedNurseAide Jul. 2 - Sept. 6 M,T,W 5:30 p •9:00p $135 Certified Medication Aide Jul. 9-Aug. 13 M&T 8:30a- •3:00p $85 Text book fees vary and are not Included In the listed cost of classes. For more information or to enroll In a class call: 785-825-2261 or visit our website at: www.aeocities.com/votech.qeo On-line Courses available at: www.ed2qo.com/salinaats Office hours are 7:00 am - 9:30 pm, Monday thru Thursday and 7:00 am - 4:30 pm on Fridays. PLUS.u.an Additional $25 to $100 with I fe Instant Manufacturers Rebates! .MATTRESS,' 1 INTRODUCTORY REBATE SPECIAL , Restonic AtwooH -.1 =. 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