The Salina Journal from Salina, Kansas on May 11, 1997 · Page 2
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A2 SUNDAY, MAY 11. 1997 NEWS & EVENTS THE SALINA JOURNAL Look Ahead 11 Sunday • CONCERT: Clay Walker. Terri Clark, .hines Bonamy and Emilio. 7 p.m., Bicen- '..-Miiinl Center. $24.50, $22.50. 888-826- ''HOW. • MUSIC: Country and Bluegrass Jam, r : ihna Association of Pickers. 2-5 p.m., i-\\:\ State Mall. Listeners and new players v.pirome. 827-8539. • CHAPMAN: 71st Annual Class Night. 1 :io p.m.. Chapman High School. • LINDSBORG: Opening reception for Mlist Greg D. Maxwell. 1-3 p.m.. Mingen- l-.ick Art Center, Bethany College. 227- HI1. • LINDSBORG: Senior vocal recital, Mnlissa Stockman Johnson. 3 p.m., Press• •! Hall, Bethany College. Free. 227-3311. • LINDSBORG: Senior vocal recital, F lanrjy Fast. 7:30 p.m., Presser Hall, I'otliany College. Free. 227-3311. • SHARON SPRINGS: Rattlesnake Houndup and Prairie Festival, Wallace County Fairgrounds. 852-4935. 2 Monday • BOOK DISCUSSION: "The Book of Htilli," by Jane Hamilton. 7 p.m., Campbell I loom, Salina Public Library, 301 W. Elm. !i.?5-4624. • CONCERT: Salina Central High School Oichestra. 7:30 p.m., Concourse, Salina Central High School. Free. 826-4751. • PROGRAM: "The Upside of Down," musical encouraging youngsters to say no to drugs, Sunset Elementary School sixth- niade honor night. 7 p.m., 1510 W. Repub- IK-. 826-4660. • PROGRAM: "Our Grief Seems So Different," SHARE, Parents' Grief Support Services. 7:30 p.m., Santa Fe Campus, Salina Regional Health Center. 452-6839. • PUBLIC MEETING: Salina City Commission. 4 p.m., Room 107, City-County Building, 300 W. Ash. 826-7250. • PUBLIC MEETING: Ell-Saline School Board. 7 p.m., Happy Corner School, 1757 N. Halstead. 827-1121. • TOWN MEETING: "Creating the Future," a discussion to consider the future of Salina schools. 7 p.m., Lowell Elementary School, 1009 Highland. 826-4727. • GYPSUM: Public meeting, Southeast of Saline School Board. 7:30 p.m., Room 101, 5056 E. K-4 Highway. 536-4291. • LINDSBORG: Senior trumpet recital, Michael Dreier. 7:30 p.m., Presser Hall. Bethany College. Free. 227-3311. • RUSSELL: Program, "Honoring Mothers," After 5 Club, Christian Business and Professional Women. 7 p.m., Russell Elks Club. $6.75. Reservations by May 8. 4833558. 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 R T SALINE COUNTY COMMISSION Prisoners' care to be contracted Commission to discuss plan to make cost of care more predictable By SHARON MONTAGUE Tlir Snlinn Ittiirnnl For these items, use the following category codes: • Salina and regional arts / 2787 • Public schools / 8050 • Local churches / 7729 • Kansas Wesleyan Info Line / 5984 (he Salina Journal Published severv 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, hraylSsaljoumal.com DEPARTMENTS 1 ADVERTISING: JEANNY SHARP, director, jsharp@saljoumal. com BUSINESS: DAVID MARTIN, manager, dmart/n @sal/oumal.com NEWS: SCOTT SEIRER, executive editor, 823-6363 Salina sseirer@saljoumal.com CIRCULATION: BRYAN SANDMGIER, manager, bsandmei@salioumal.com PRODUCTION: DAVID ATKINSON, manager, datkinso@saljoumal.com 1-866-827-6363 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. daily. Closes at 5:30 p.m. weekdays, noon on weekends, 10 a.m. on holidays. • CARRIER RATES: $15 for one month, $42 (or three months. • RATES BY MOTOR ROUTE: $16 for one month, $48 for three months. NEWS EXTENSION 150 • HOURS: 8 a.m. to midnight Monday through Saturday and 2 p.m. to midnight Sunday. • E-MAIL: sjnews@saljoumal.com FAX NUMBERS ALL DEPARTMENTS 823-3207 NEWS DEPAFlf MENT 827-6363 Each year, as budget time rolls around, county commissioners and officials with the Saline County Sheriffs Office allocate a set amount for medical expenses of inmates in the Saline County Jail. Every year, it's just a guess; the total could be much higher or much lower than estimated, depending upon how many inmates ask to see a doctor and how sick the inmates are. In 1995, the county spent nearly $135,000 on medical expenses. In 1996, an estimated $63,000 was spent. Officials hope to regulate those medical expenses by contracting with a medical service for a negotiated amount. The request for proposals for medical contracts will be presented to Saline County commissioners for discussion at 9:30 a.m. Tuesday in Room 211 of the City- County Building. The commission's 11 a.m. Tuesday formal meeting has been canceled because of a lack of agenda items. But commissioners will meet informally from 9 a.m. until business is concluded Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday. Other appointments scheduled include: • 1:30 p.m. Monday, discussion of the Kansas Workers Risk Cooperative. • 1:45 p.m. Monday, discussion about whether a bridge on Lightville Road about three- fourths of a mile south of McReynolds Road, damaged by a vehicle on Sept. 26,1996, should be repaired at a cost of $28,500 or re- Governor urges flood donations By The Associated Press TOPEKA — Goy. Bill Graves will appear in radio and television public service announcements urging Kansans to contribute to Red Cross flood relief efforts in Minnesota and the Dakotas. Graves noted the relief Kansans received after the 1993 floods. DAMAG WE'LL TAKE OUT THE DENTS WITHOUT PUTTING A BIG DENT IN YOUR POCKET BOOK. Recognized and Recommended by Insurance Commission as a preferred method of repair. Insurance Claims Welcome Drop-ins Welcome Free Estimates (913) 820-9043 "Serving Kansas Since 1990" dent clinic ^^^•^•^^^•••^^^^•^•^^••M Formerly Dent Doctor Located in Mid State Plaza Just South of Hobby Lobby 8 am to 6 pm Monday through Saturday placed at a cost of about $172,000. Public Works Director Jerry Fowler believes the bridge should be replaced, because if it's just repaired, the 100-year-old structure will need future repairs. County Administrator David Criswell believes it should be repaired because it's not well traveled and the money could be better spent elsewhere. • 10 a.m. Tuesday, budget planning. • 11 a.m. Wednesday, discussion about the county's investment strategy. Treating prisoners The county has been discussing signing a contract for medical services for more than a year, said Capt. Rick Hansmann of the Saline County Sheriffs Office. Currently, a part-time nurse sees sick inmates about'three days a week, Hansmann said. If an inmate needs to see a doctor, he or she is taken to the hospital emergency room or StatCare Family Medical Clinic and Minor Emergency Center, 1001 S. Ohio. Hansmann said that by contracting with a doctor and a nurse, the jail could be served full time, and inmates wouldn't have to be taken to the hospital or Stat- Care. A nurse would be provided for eight hours a day, seven days a week. A doctor would supervise the nurse, would visit the jail once a week or more, and would be on call if needed at other times. The services would be provided for a set amount a year, regardless of the number of patients the doctor saw or the number of calls to the jail. 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