Stockton Sentinel 04 28 2016 E Edition Page 1A

Coming To You From The Heartland Of America Serving Rooks County Since 1989 THURSDAY WEDNESDAY NOTICE: Profile is assured for SUBSCRIBER PAPERS ONLY! New SHS record set at KU Relays-6A Tiger boys third at Hill City meet-6A New idea for City Hall signage discussed at commission meet- ing-9A May Art Walk this Sunday-9A One section Ten pages One supplement Mostly sunny with winds from the N at 14 m.p.h. High: 65; Low: 41. Scattered t-storms with winds from the NW at 24 m.p.h. High: 65; Low: 38. Notice to Readers: The deadline for submitting news and ads for next week's edition of the Sen- tinel is Monday at noon. Your cooperation is ap- preciated. REMINDER THURSDAY REACHING US APRIL 28, 2016 Volume 28, No. 13 AMERICAN PROFILE THIS WEEK'S ISSUE PER COPY 75 Sentinel Stockton Briefly Call (785) 425-6354, FAX (785)425-7292, e-mail: stkpaper@ruraltel.net, stop by 414 Main, or mail to P.O. Box 521, Stockton, KS 67669 Web: stock- tonsentinel.com INSIDE THE SENTINEL And So They Say .....................10A Births .............................................. Business Directory .................... 4A Cards of Thanks .......................10A Card Showers ................................. Classifieds ................................. 3A Court News ............................... 4A Deaths ....................................... 5A Hospital Notes ................................ Kansas Klips ............................. 7A Letters To The Editor ...................... Markets...................................... 4A Nova Newsreel .......................... 2A Public Notices ............................ 7A Readers Write ............................ 7A School Lunch Menu ....................... Sports ............................... 6A & 7A Weather ..................................... 4A Woodston News ........................ 9A Yesteryear ..............................8A & SUPPLEMENTS THIS WEEK: Mr. K's Foodtown in Plainville SEE STATE MUSIC, 2A SHS Awards Banquet to be held Wednesday, May 4 The Stockton High School Awards Banquet will be held next Wednes- day, May 4th, at 7:00 p.m., in the high school gym. The students will be honored for their achievements in academics, music, band and sports. A dinner of roast beef, glazed ham and all the trimmings will be served before the guest speaker for the occasion, Ft. Hays State University head women's basketball coach Tony Hobson, is introduced. Admission is $6.00 at the door. The Stockton Lions Club is the sponsor of this annual event. (Look for the ad in this week's edi- tion.) Hospital Board meets Tuesday The regular monthly meeting of the Rooks County Health Center board of directors has been moved to Tuesday, May 3rd, at 6:00 p.m., in the hospital's meeting room. The public is encouraged to attend. THE YOUNG LADIES who traveled to Baldwin City for the State Solos & Ensembles Contest on Saturday, April 23rd are: Shayla Palmer, Mary Smith, KayCee Chesney, Katy Kriley, Marisa Chesney, Jacquelyn Plante, Alayne Harbison, Emma Bedore, Alicia Harbison, Annabelle Kester, Allie McVay, Joey Eubanks, Elizabeth Lowry, Andrea Buss, Taren Kuhlmann, Hannah Wildeman and Tierney Kester. The Girls Ensemble received a II Rating, and receiving I Ratings for their solo performances were Alicia Harbison, Alayne Harbison, Taren Kuhlmann and Andrea Buss. Stockton brings home four I Ratings from State Solos & Ensembles Contest By VIRGI LASKA Stockton Sentinel The Stockton community can be very proud of the mu- sical talent of the high school students who participated in the State Solos & Ensembles Contest in Baldwin City at Baker University on Satur- day, April 23rd. Four young ladies performed vocal or instrumental solos, while the girls ensemble of 17 lovely voices performed "Coming Home" by Jay Althouse to receive a II rating at the state level. The four ladies who per- formed solos all received I Ratings and are listed as fol- lows: Alayne Harbison for her clarinet solo of "Minuet and Trio" by Mozart, Alicia Harbi- son for her flute solo of "Sere- nade" by Franz Joseph Haydn, Taren Kuhlmann for her alto vocal solo of "Pieta Signore!" by Alessandro Stradella, and Andrea Buss for her soprano solo of "If Music Be The Food Of Love" by Henry Purcell. The ladies who make up the Girls Ensemble are Shayla Palmer, Mary Smith, KayCee Chesney, Katy Kriley, Marisa Chesney, Jacque- lyn Plante, Alayne Harbi- Stockton 6-8 Music Concert and Awards Night set for May 2nd Mark it on your calendars and make plans to attend the Stock- ton grades 6-8 Music Concert and Awards Night on Monday, May 2nd. The show begins at 7:00 p.m. in the high school gymnasium. Stockton Chamber of Commerce office is now open The new Stockton Area Chamber of Commerce office is now open at 1307 Main Street. Office hours are Monday through Thursday from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. The tele- phone and fax number is 785-415- 2081. Gloria Peterson is the Execu- tive Director of the organization. More new filings for August primary election More Stockton citizens have thrown their hats into the ring as candidates on the August 2nd pri- mary election ballot. All have filed as Republicans, and all are incum- bents, as follows: Rosalee Sprick for county register of deeds; Corky Hagan for county commissioner, District 3; and Ruthmary Muir for county clerk. County election officer Clara Strutt remarked that all offices up for elec- tion now have at least one candidate. There is still time to file for a place on the primary ballot. The deadline is Wednesday, June 1st, at 12 noon. Graduation feature in May 12th issue of the Sentinel Last chance to sponsor a grad The Sentinel's annual graduation feature, high- lighting the SHS Class of 2016, will appear in our May 12th issue. The Sentinel will be call- ing a number of Stockton businesses, but if your family, group, business, or organization is wanting to sponsor a senior, please be sure and call the Sentinel at 425-6354 no later than Monday, April 25th, so you're not left out. Let the graduates know you're proud of their ac- complishments and wish them well in the future. Members of the 2016 SHS senior class are: Land- on M. Becker, Andrea Buss, Daylan Carlson, KayCee Chesney, Allison M. Dix, Danielle S. Gallardo, Ciara Gibbs, Ethan K. Hamel, Alayne R. Harbison, Alicia Harbison, Quintin Jones, Nolan C. Lowry, Tyler Morris, Megan M. Niblock, Shayla C. J. Palmer, Raeni Pasilas, Stormi B. Preister, Donald Riffel, Kaleb M. Stewart, Ragen J. Struck- hoff, Macey B. Strutt, Hope D. Turnbull, Shea L. Ward, and Alexis G. Winklepleck. Good Luck at State Forensics, Brayden & Trey Commissioners meet with Plainville Ambulance Director Dianne Becker Economic Development department proposes budget relief By VIRGI LASKA Stockton Sentinel Kuhlmann and Winters qualify for State Forensics By VIRGI LASKA Stockton Sentinel Stockton boy hospitalized after bicycle, car accident A Stockton boy was injured in an accident at 4:16 p.m. on Thursday here in Stockton. The Kansas Highway Patrol reported a bicycle ridden by Lukas Sager, 10, Stockton, was northbound on Pleasant Street. The rider attempted to cross Highway 24 and hit a west- bound 2010 Ford Edge driven by Mary Lavinia Haines, 62, Stockton. Sager was transported to the Rooks County Health Cen- SEE BICYCLE ACCIDENT, 10A Rooks County Commis- sioners John Ruder, Larry Poore and Corky Hagan met with Plainville Ambulance Director Dianne Becker and Jeanette Haskett during their regular weekly meeting on Monday, April 25th, to discuss the relationship between the service and the Rooks County Health Center (RCH). The commissioners stated that they understand there is a rift between the two entities and would like to move forward with the service and relation- ships between the two and get it repaired. It was noted that RCH is a Level 4 trauma center and the facility wants and needs to see an Advanced Emergency Medical Techni- cian (AEMT) on the ambu- lance on every ambulance run. Ruder was at a hospital meeting last week and noted that there are two people at the hospital that can teach the class to get the AEMTs certi- fied, and that the hospital con- ference room can be utilized to teach the classes during SEE COUNTY, 4A Oh, the drama of it all as Stockton High School sopho- more Trey Kuhlmann and junior Brayden Winters head to State Forensics in Salina on Saturday, April 30th in their chosen field of Extempora- neous Speaking. Students participating in this Forensics field pull a topic out of a box containing mainly political world events throughout the past year to talk about. They have thirty minutes of prepa- ration time and can use one note card before they give an informative and persuasive seven-to-ten-minute talk on the subject. In one meet, con- testants speak during three preliminary rounds on three different subjects before three, separate judges. Then, the top six finalists go before three judges to speak about yet an- other topic for the fourth time before medals are awarded. Only first-and second-place medalists advance to the state competition. The high school Foren- sics season is from January through April with Andrew Ables in his second year as Stockton High School's Foren- sics coach. He is working on building up the program, stat- ing he has a lot of new recruits and one returning student SEE FORENSICS, 5A

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