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Garden City Telegram (Newspaper) - May 2, 2015, Garden City, KansasFollow us on twitter at @ a Telegram and @ go sports for the latest local and sports news. $ 1.25 volume 86, no. 104 4 sections 24 pages saturday May 2, 2015 festival a Celebration of Kansas. Page b1 whats inside annies advice. B4 classified. C2 comics. B5 obituaries. A2 opinion. A4 police blotter. A2 state. A3 to listings. B4 weather. A8 Market prices weather forecast Grain prices at the Garden City Coop wheat. 4.56 Corn. 3.78 Milo. 4.20 soybeans. 8.90 Schwieterman inc. Reported Chicago live cattle futures june aug. Oct. High. 150.55 148.90. 150.57 Low. 148.40 146.90. 148.62 stand. 149.40 147.97. 149.70 today warm partly Cloudy High 84, Low 54. Sunday partly Cloudy very warm High 85, Low 54. 239426 heartland agr consulting advising and connecting your land acquisition succession planning and management referral needs for Over 30 years 26 942 23 9 23 for More information Call Mel Crist at 620 276 2111 or . Com licensed associate broker through Faulkner real estate inc. The expert agriculture consulting and referral service in Southwest Kansas by Angie Haflich Haflich a Telegram. Com the attorney for Shona Banda a local medical marijuana advocate whose 11 year old son was taken into state custody following remarks he made during a drug education program in March is scheduled to speak today at a rally in Kansas City. According to a press release from bleeding Kansas attorney Sarah Swain will be speaking following a global medicinal marijuana March being held at noon today at the Plaza in Kansas City. Swain believes her clients Case is an example of a Law that has not kept Pace with the current state of the world. Cannabis is saving Peoples lives and yet the Law continues to use the War on drugs to destroy families punish otherwise productive citizens and further the mass incarceration of non violent offenders Swain said in a press release issued april 23 by Fitzgibbon Media of Washington d. C. Bandas lawyer to speak at Kansas City rally today by Donald Bradley the Kansas City Star Kansas City to. Tvs Shona Banda says she had a Clear Choice live in misery or use medical marijuana to ease her crop nos disease and risk going to jail. Turned out to be an easy Call for the Garden City kan., woman. She said her symptoms eased to the Point where she could return to work and once again play with her Young son. But she did not count on that same son now 11, speaking out in school recently about the benefits of medical marijuana including saying that it had saved his mothers life. School officials contacted police who searched her House and found marijuana and cannabis Oil. Thatus where her old Choice took a new turn. Police did not take her to jail. Authorities took her son away and put him in protective state custody. A month ago Banda 37, was a Massage therapist eking out a living in the Back room of a health food store. Today her Story has gone global. More than 84,000 people have signed an online be after state takes child Banda at Center of National debate Shane Keyser Kansas City Star tvs Shona Banda is a Mother from Garden City who has been thrust into the National spotlight in the country is debate Over marijuana on april 27. Already an activist for medical marijuana treatment for her crop nos disease Bandas 11 year old son was taken by state authorities after he made comments at school about the health benefits of marijuana. By Scott Aust Saust a Telegram. Com the City of Garden City has updated its water conservation and drought response plan a document that initially was developed and adopted in 1990. The plan includes sections that describe the Cit yes current resources and infrastructure Long term water use efficiency drought response and one that addresses ongoing plan review and evaluation. Garden City has 17 Wells and is supplemented by water purchased from Wheatland electric cooperative. The water system includes 163.2 Miles of water main of which 79.8 Miles of water main Are constructed of cast Iron and has approximately 925 fire hydrants maintained by the water Utility and inspected twice per year by the Garden City fire department. The City used 229 Gallons per capita per Day in 2012. The average water use from 2008 to 2012 was 206 a cd. The Cit yes average use is 12 percent lower than the regional average of 232 a cd. According to the revised plan the City has set a water conservation goal of 206 Gallons per capita per Day. That would be the goal per person water usage we would be working toward meeting and preferably exceeding Fred Jones water systems resource manager told the City commission recently. That number is calculated by All the water consumed by residential and business customers within the City. It includes water used by Parks and recreation but it does not include water used for Industrial purposes. Jones said there will be a focus Brad Nading Telegram Shannon Kreutzer draws a Boundary line on the West deck of the big Pool for painting Friday As she and other Pool employees paint safety lines on it As preparations Are under Way for the summer season. The big Pool is scheduled to open at 1 p. M. On May 23. Kreutzer is the pools manager. Prepping the Pool City updates water conservation drought response plan Brad Nading Telegram a sprinkler Waters a Lawn in Garden City. By Scott Aust Saust a Telegram. Com though the Republican primary is More than a year away it appears the Battle for Kansas Senate District 39 Between incumbent Larry Powell and challenger John doll is already starting to heat up. On wednesday doll announced his candidacy for the state Senate seat currently held by Powell. The election is in August 2016. District 39 includes Finney Haskell Grant Stanton Morton Stevens Kearny Hamilton Wichita and Greeley counties. Doll spent the april legislative break meeting with Community leaders across the Senate District to hear concerns and gauge support for a change in representation. Friday morning Powell issued a statement about dolls Challenge pointing out dolls change in political party affiliation and endorse doll Powell spar after 25 years procedure ready for overhaul. Doll Powell on track area schools compete at Hugoton. 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