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Atchison Globe (Newspaper) - November 8, 2008, Atchison, Kansas In a a inside by continues speaker series. Page 8 sports overcoming Large obstacles. Page in saturday november 8, 2008 a Atchison Kansas your Community your newspaper your voice. A volume 131 no. 97 75 or i. Ajce officially shuts Down by Mary Meyers marymey8rs@npgco.com Atchi to Nelobe state run operations ceased Friday at Atchison juvenile correctional facility according to Bill Miskell who serves As the Public information officer on behalf of juvenile Justice authority. A we Are planning to Transfer the four remaining residents by the end of this week a or. Miskell said adding a number of correctional officer staff have moved on. A plan development concerning the request for proposals is currently ongoing to convert Ajce to a private run youth residential Center ii he added. It was two months ago when Juja officials announced their intention to suspend operations at Ajce by monday dec. 8. At that time there were 79 employees working within the facility not including us 409 staff at Bert Nash school located Down not out even with the Friday Ajce closing the facility be out of commission Long. The building could be tagged As a arc la opening again in april pending approval from the state legislature. On the Ajce Campus. Or. Miskell said since that time Soss of the employees comprised of supervisors correction officers and Counselor have accepted positions elsewhere. Eight or nine correction officers have transferred to the Kansas juvenile corrections facility in Topeka. Another eight or nine correction officers transferred to positions at Lansing state prison. The Mcgority of the remaining staff had employment opportunities lined up with private run or other state owned facilities. He explained that following please see Down Page 5 More layoffs As Mupi consolidate Deal with Colagra Doneho Noring veterans map ingredients inc. By Katy Blair Atchison lobe mpg ingredients announced thursday that operations at its Pekin 111., Plant would be shut Down due to under utilization leading to k a. More layoffs locally. the company also signed an agreement nov. 6 with Colagra Mills for Long term flour Supply effectively shutting Down the Atchison flour Mill permanently. Following suspension of local flour Mill operations on oct. 20, vice president of corporate relations Steve Pickman estimated that 44 positions would be permanently affected if the Supply agreement was reached a a possibility of 32 employees facing layoffs and 12 choosing Early retirement. With the additional closing of wheat protein and starch production in Pekin that number has risen. A in total As a result of both of those decisions there could be from 55 to 60 please see More Page 5 Mary my Vars Atchison Globe Atchison county Votoras Honor Tho american Flag and All who Sarve their country during a tribute to veterans Friday at Atchison county Community High school. Gibbens named judge by Katy Blair Atchison lobe Tonganoxie attorney Michael Gibbens was named first judicial District court judge for Atchison and Leavenworth counties Friday afternoon. The decision came from governor Kathleen Sebelius after More than two weeks of consideration. A Michael has extensive experience in the Legal Community and in the courtroom and has handled a wide variety of civil and criminal cases a gov. Sebelius said in a press release. A this background As a prosecutor As a civil Litigator and a municipal judge will serve the people of the first please see judge Pogo 5sporting Effort earns organizers credit by Mary Meyers it Atchison lobe phase two of the Atchison county sports Complex facilities might come sooner than later thanks to a contribution of pledges and a line of credit financed from four area Banks. Don Ball and Derek Franklin project co chairmen delivered the news to county leaders wednesday. Or. Ball said the Atchison sports activities and fitness inc. Currently has a $320,000 loan in place established As a line of credit. The Banks involved in the transaction Are Exchange National Bank Umb Bank United Bank of Kansas and Bank of Atchison. He said the credit was established on a five year basis and that interest if you feel comfortable with the loan and fundraising ill go along with it Tom Wagner Atchison county commissioner on the sports Complex credit line project overcomes Odds thai tips amp fitness inc., a a Deco non front corporation Organ Towsand adopts die following Mission statement a to build a Quality Multi Pur pose family sports and recreational Complex with several Fields in one location located in or close to the City Asaf disbanded. A it was april 2005 when the discussion concerning a sports Complex re surfaced in Light of consideration As a learning Channel a town haul Effort. Please see project Page 5 was not expected to exceed $48,000. Each Bank financed the project equally at $80,000 each. The Exchange Bank holds the credit account which enables Asaf to draw funds As needed. A i expect it to be less a or. Ball said adding that the credit was set up for payments to come in at the end of the year. A actually they will be coming in All the credit was made possible due to $550,000 comprised of pledges in kind donations and current Cash on hand. A if some pledges Arentt met then the Money won t be there a or. Ball said adding that $392,166 of pledges were in place and there was an additional $85,560 of Cash on hand. County chairman Tom Wagner said unless there were objections voiced he and his fellow commissioners could approve the measure by acclamation because there was no signature required. A if you feel comfortable with the loan and fundraising a chairman Wagner said a a in la go along with please see credit Pago 5 Mary Meyers Atchison Globe the Effingham sports Complex facility Ball Fields will by ready for play during Spring season opener 2009. Workshop for teachers news teachers in Atchison. Brown Jackson Jefferson and Nemaha counties have an educator workshop on nov 20, and feb. 18,2009, tot focus on water and natural resource issues in Kansas and the Delaware Ritj a it addresses watershed. The workshop is sponsored by the Delaware River watershed restoration and Protection strategy wraps project and Kansas association for conservation amp environmental education. It addresses natural resource issues unique to Kansas and the Delaware River watershed. The workshop costs $15 for both Days. Participants can also earn graduate credit through Baker University for $50. Seating is limited however so anyone interested in attending the workshop should Contact the Kacee registration office at 785 597-5452. Results unchanged following canvass the election results remain the same following Atchison county commission provisional and write in vote canvass Friday at the obituaries .2 second front .4 opinion 6 Community 7 Celebration 9 sports. In classifieds such Quot Rich. 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