The Salina Journal from Salina, Kansas on May 4, 1997 · Page 2
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A2 SUNDAY, MAY 4, 1997 NEWS R EVENTS THE SALINA_JQURN AL A Look Ahead V KANSAS NATIONAL GUARD 4 Sunday • EVENT: Blessing of the Animals, commemorating Be Kind To Animals Week. 3 p.m., Sunset Park Gazebo. 825-8495. • EVENT: Salina Singles Picnic, with dance and games. 3:30-8:30 p.m., Oakdale Park Stage. • PROGRAM: "PBS Magic School Bus," touring show based on the public broadcasting system show. 1, 3 and 4 p.m., Central Mall. 825-4305. • RECITAL: "Dancin' in the U.S.A.," annual dance recital, M & J Dance Academy. 1 p.m., Central High School. 823-0200. • SALE: Salina Regional Health Center Auxiliary's Spring Rummage Sale. 1-5 p.m., 510 S. Santa Fe. 452-7095. • THEATER: 'The Cocktail Hour," by A.R. Gurney. 2 p.m., Salina Community Theatre, 303 E. Iron. $10, $5. 827-3033. • CONCORDIA: Open House and Hobby Show. 1-5 p.m., Cloud County Museum, Seventh and Broadway. 243-2866. • HILLSBORO: Concert, Vivaldi's "Gloria," Tabor College Oratorio Chorus and Chamber Orchestra. 7 p.m., Hillsboro Mennonite Brethren Church. Free. 316947-3121. • LINDSBORG: Reception tor artist Gretchen Elliot. 1-3 p.m., Mingenback Art Center, Bethany College. 227-3311. • LINDSBORG: Events: reception for photographer Dorman Lehman, 1 p.m., and music from "Serenade," men's quintet from Wartburg College, 3 p.m., Coffeehouse of Lindsborg, 124 S. Main. 227-2842. • LINDSBORG: Concert, Bethany College Symphonic Band. 3 p.m., Presser Hall, Bethany College. Free. 227-3311. • MCPHERSON: Theater, "Molly Sweeney," by Brian Friel. 2 p.m., Brown Auditorium, McPherson College. 316-2410742, ext. 1211. • SCANDIA: Swingin' Swedes Square Dance. 3 p.m., Scandia Old School Gym. 5 Monday • PUBLIC MEETING: Salina City Commission. 4 p.m., Room 107, City-County Building, 300 W. Ash. 826-7250. lht Salina 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. HARRIS RAYL, publisher, riraylSsatloum8l.com DEPARTMENTS • ADVERTISING: JEANNY SHARP, director, jsharp@saljoumal.com • BUSINESS: DAVID MARTIN, manager, dmarSn9salloumal.com • NEWS: Scorr SEIRER, executive editor, sseireresaljoumal.com • CIRCULATION: BRYAN SANDMEIER, manager, bsandmelSsaljoumal.com • PRODUCTION: DAVID ATKINSON, manager, datkln3oesaljoumal.com Salina 1-800-827-6868 Kansas SUBSCRIPTIONS EXTENSION 350 • NO PAPER?: If your paper doesn't arrive by 6:30 a.m. weekdays or 7 a.m. weekends and holidays, call your carrier or the number above. In Salina, If you call by 10 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, noon on weekends, 10 a.m. on holidays. • CARRIER RATES: $15 for one month, $42 for three months. • RATES BY MOTOR ROUTE: $16 for one month, $48 for three months. • RATES BV MAIL (thrtt month*): In Kansas, $48 for dally paper, $39 for Monday through Saturday and $21 for Sunday. Outside Kansas, $54 for daily paper, $43.50 for Monday through Saturday and $25.50 for Sunday. A/I prices include 6.4 percent Saline County sales tax. Tax rates may vary. ADVERTISING EXTENSION 260 • CLASSIFIED AND DISPLAY AD HOURS: Between 7:30 a.m. and 5:30 p.m. weekdays and 8 a.m. to noon Saturday. NEWS EXTENSION 160 • HOURS: 8 a.m. to midnight Monday through Saturday and 2 p.m. to midnight Sunday. • E-MAIL: 8jnew8e8aijournal.com • SALE: Salina Regional Health Center Auxiliary's Spring Rummage Sale. 9 a.m.-6 p.m., 510 S. Santa Fe. 452-7095. • TOWN MEETINO: "Creating the Future," a discussion to consider the future of Salina schools. 7 p.m., Whittier Elementary School, 711 Cedar. 826-4727. • LINDSBORG: Program, "Haunted Kansas: Ghost Legends and Other Odd Tales," with Topeka author Lisa Hefner Heitz. 7 p.m., Lindquist Hall, Bethany College. Free. 227-3380. • TESCOTT: Concert, Junior Black and Gold Band. 7 p.m., Tescott High School new gym. 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 line I For these items, use the following category codes: • Salina and regional arts / 2787 • Public schools / 8050 • Local churches / 7729 • Kansas Wesleyan Info Line / 5984 Expo Salina Technical Expo offered at KSU-Salina The Salina Technical Expo, featuring the latest in communication technology, is scheduled for May 13 at Kansas State University-Salina. Among the products and services to be showcased at the expo are video conferencing and telepsychiatry, a new way to deliver psychiatric treatment via a video link to outpatients. The expo is sponsored by KSU- Salina, the Salina Area Chamber of Commerce, Southwestern Bell and the Menninger Clinic, a psychiatric clinic in Topeka. The expo is free and open to the public from 11:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Water Public hearing is set for Kansas Water Plan HAYS — Representatives of the Kansas Water Office will be in Hays on May 29 to conduct a public hearing on a proposed new policy subsection to the Kansas Water Plan. The section deals with the assessment of dams that pose a serious safety hazard. Limited financial assistance in the form of loans would be provided for priority structures. An assessment and funding process for state fishing lakes also is proposed in the section. The Hays hearing will be at 1:30 p.m. in the City Council chambers at City Hall. Other hearings are planned May 27 in Topeka and May 28 in Wichita. Dancing Square dancers will meet in Salina in June A Square Dance Convention will be June 6 and 7 at the Bicentennial Center. A grand march and dance will be at 7:45 p.m. June 6. Meetings and clinics will be start at 9 a.m. June 7, with a workshop and dance scheduled for noon and a Parade of Clubs and dance at 7:45 p.m. For more information, call Jim and Mary Dellere, 825-0702. From Staff Reports MMstate Driving School Enroll Now! For Spring & Summer Classes Te«n and Adult Driving Instruction Theresa & I Lonnie Brlchat 1700 E. Iron Salina, KS 825-1076 1-800-611-8834 Give Mom the gift that will bloom forever. Mother's Day is Sunday, May 11. •Arrangements 1 Beautiful Roses ' Silk Bouquets 1 Blooming Plants 1 Green Plants Flags Wind Chimes Anywhere! Mowers 3lt4dloia Mid-State Plaza 2450 South 9th • Salina • 823-9191 Guardsmen get police training Kansas National Guard receives training in dealing with civil unrest By SHARON MONTAGUE The Salinii journal It could be a football victory celebration gone awry in the Westport area of Kansas City, or an out-of-hand group of striking workers at a manufacturing plant in Salina. Whatever the situation, if the Kansas National Guard is called to back up local authorities dealing with a civil disturbance, the Guard wants to be ready. That was the purpose of a two- day training session that began Saturday at the Kansas Regional Training Institute, 1844 Jumper Road. Helping local law enforcement deal with civil disturbances always has been one of the Guard's roles, said Lt. Col. Rick Dodson, provost marshal with the 35th Infantry Division of the Kansas Army National Guard at Fort Leavenworth. But it wasn't until the past year that the Guard units received more than perfunctory training in that mission. Maj. Ron Miller, head of the training academy for the Kansas City Police Department, became involved when one of his police officers, who also serves in the Guard, told him about the new push for civil disturbance training. "In 1993, we worked with them side-by-side because of the Wyandotte County flooding," Miller said. "Our officers rode with Guard officers in military vehicles patrolling evacuated areas.This was a natural coming together." The Guard and the Kansas City police department worked for a year putting together the military training project. Eventually, Kansas City police trained nearly two dozen Guard officers as instructors in defensive tactics and violence control. Saturday, those Kansas City and Guard instructors trained more than 100 military police and security police with Guard units across the state. Saturday was spent in the classroom, learning tactics and defen-- sive moves. Today, the classroom moves outside, where Guard members will practice their tactics through several different scenarios. Salina Police Chief Jim Hill and representatives of the Kansas Department of Corrections are expected to be on hand, to watch the Guard members work through the scenarios. Miller said he'd talked with Hill Friday, and will continue to talk with representatives of police departments across the state. Dodson said Guard members also plan to visit all of the state's prisons to learn their layouts and meet representatives so they will be prepared for possible uprisings. Miller and Dodson hope to show police that Guard members are receiving training similar to that received by law enforcement, so officials will feel comfortable calling in the Guard when they've drained local resources. Goodyear, Steelworkers settle contract dispute By The Associated Press CINCINNATI, Ohio — Goodyear and the United Steelworkers union announced a tentative contract agreement Saturday night that may eventually end a strike that has idled 12,000 workers in seven states, including plants in Topeka, Kan., for two weeks. Details were not disclosed. Employees will not go back to work until the proposal is ratified by union members, the union and company said in a statement Those votes will be scheduled soon. The strike began April 20 after negotiations between North America's largest tiremaker and United Steelworkers of America stalled hours before the previous agreement expired. Tax-Free Taxable Yield to Call Callable 12/01/07 C» 100 Sometimes, less is more. 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Langan, who was convicted Feb. 10 of five bank robbery charges, also is charged with seven counts from a Jan. 18,1996, Shootout with authorities on the day he was arrested. ; During a pretrial hearing Wednesday, Holschuh cautioned Langan against acting as his own lawyer. Langan said he would reconsider his self-representation motion. «««?ssa§*i^s^^ Emmanuel Christian School |j Now accepting pre-enrollment for |IJj '97-'98 School Year ||| 1st thru 12th grade gfj Open House 6:30-8 pm |||j Monday, May 5th ||| 1325 E. Cloud, Salina 827-1969 |l :v££:;^l*S^ The Smoky Hill Chapter Of American Association Of Critical Care Nurses Join The Annual National Critical Care Awareness & Recognition Celebration May 1997 I National Nurses Week May 6-12, 1997 CRITICAL CAR£ Partners In Healing LIVE AT SALINA BICENTENNIAL CENTER • MAY I I • 7:00 PM Pff/MEStiff PRESENTS GREAT MOTHER'S DAY GIFT IDEA! 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