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Hays Daily News, The (Newspaper) - October 12, 1997, Hays, Kansas E8 sunday october the Hays daily news Kansas family continues to Hope for woman return House the thumb Leader in assisted Vivino by Sharon Montague Harris news service Haddam about a year Clara Cline drove to Manhattan to take a test associated with her Job As a Home health she for the first time in her it was the she Days earlier she and her had driven to Belleville to have blood a decomposed body had been discovered in and authorities thought it might have been that of the Clines Bobbi who been abducted from her Home in on by a prison we had to have the blood then we had to wait three months while they did the Dan work to see if it Clara Cline the wait to find out the body want that of their daughter was a Long Clara Cline but the months have dragged Ever since that Day three years when then called her Mother for the last time at her Washington county the phone rang at about eight in the and i was Home Clara Cline Bobbi asked her Mother to Call her two Brandi and then Ages 8 and and Tell them Good night and that shed see them i knew something was Clara Cline she would have called her girls she questioned her but Bobbi said both she and her Randy Deputy Warden at the Oklahoma state reformatory in Granite were All she told her Mother she loved her and Hung up the Bobbi had planned to take her monthly shopping trip that but usually she was Home by the time the girls returned from and she definitely should be Home by 7 it was about that time that Randy Parker began calling Bobbis the police the local Hospi he called the reformatory to ask Randolph a convicted Mur Derer and inmate who worked As a Yard boy for the whether hed seen anything strange around the House that when they said he want on the work i asked them to do a and he came up Randy Parker within minutes after that Clara Cline called Randy Parker to report the strange Telephone Call from it All fit together dial had escaped from the and hed taken Bobbi with i went to Clara Cline the Parker House was the first out Side the Gates of the Cline because the House was on state prop inmates were assigned to do Yard work for the Cline said who was convicted of killing a broken Arrow had been tending the Flower mowing the Lawn and performing other chores for about six an accomplished Painter and also used a Kiln in the parkers garage to fire his Clay Cline said Bobbi often gave dial and other Yard boys Cool drinks and cookies while they and she supervised them As they pulled weeds in the Flower she was Good to Cline she always had a Little time for and a kind Cline said her three sons had visited Bobbi two Days before she disappeared and had met a longtime prison Randy Parker said hed Learned to read the prisoners and could Tell which ones were hed known dial for about 18 he didst seem to be a threat at Randy Parker i saw him that morning As i was going to and he didst seem to act any Larry a special agent in the Oklahoma department of corrections fugitive apprehension said authorities believe dial abducted Bobbi As she left her House in her minivan to go shopping about 11 there were no obvious signs of a struggle at the Parker Bennett but there was no sign that Bobbi had gone Cline said Bobbi had recently been prescribed an Antibiotic for an and the Hal empty bottle remained on her bathroom she took no no no other the Parker Van was found abandoned in Wichita two Days after the pair Bennett were cigarette wadded balls of duct tape and wadded pieces of Brown wrapping authorities cant know for but Bennett said he believed the cigarettes had been smoked by and that the tape might have been used to bind by the time the Van was Bobbi Parker had made two More phone Calls one to a former Boss in Woodward and one to her Brothers House in she asked both her Boss and her Brothers wife to Tell her children Good and told them that she was being taken care Cline Bennett said the first two Calls Bobbi placed had been made from a shopping mall in a Dallas and the third was made from authorities dont know How dial might have gotten from Wichita Falls to in the first few months after the kid napping and Bennett said information about the Case was Broad cast nationwide on the television shows americas most unsolved mysteries and a current after each More than 200 Calls poured leading investigators All across the country chasing Down but no tip panned the Case received tremendous National exposure Early Bennett we did everything humanly pos sible to find at one authorities thought they were close to nabbing dial in Bennett much to our there was nothing to put us on his Trail and to recover Bennett we have not had a viable Lead since authorities also placed information about the kidnapping and along with dials on the hoping for and after learning that he spoke Spanish and might have lived in Mexico at one they searched extensively in that we went to extensive efforts there and never came up with anything sub Bennett for a Case that has received this kind of Media attention and manpower its one of a Randy Parker has spent Money of his own on the several times Hes hired private investigators and Bounty Hunters to track spend ing a total of about that included his own Money and Money raised by friends and two months when someone reported to him that dial had been he sent out an investigator who came Back nothing at All has panned Randy Parker As authorities continue to follow every Lead that comes through and there becoming fewer and fewer As time passes parkers family continues to Hope that someday Shell be found alive during the three month wait to find out if the body found in Oklahoma was the stress was Cline but just think of All the other months weve lived she my husband just kept it cant be the first few months after Bobbis Cline said she was almost positive her daughter was but As time passes and her body int her Mother is More Hope Ful that Bobbi will be found alive Randy Parker holds out Hope As he and his daughters stayed in Granite for about six months after Bobbi but living in the same House with their Mother gone was too much for the the family moved to where Randy Parker and Bobbi met As College in a weve come Back he while birthdays and holidays Are times of depression instead of Joy these Randy Parker said the family is coping with Bobbis and praying every Day that Shell come the Hope is always he it might be a bit easier if the family believed Law enforcement agencies were doing All they could to find but Cline is discouraged with the stalled saying the which has issued a warrant for dial for flight to avoid int diligently investigating the Cline said she has been writing let ters to Fri director Louis Freeh weekly requesting and every few months she has received a response saying the Agency is doing All it but last Clines letter was returned refused by the Randy Parker said the myriad of Law enforcement agencies investigating the kidnapping the the Oklahoma City metro fugitive the Oklahoma department of corrections dont seem to be sharing information or and the Fri wont keep him up Odate on leads and i dont have a lot of Faith in the Randy Parker in not but we just Arent get Ting we just need to get this Over Cline still Hopes that one her daughter will Call or be and the family will be whole but Shes not the Type of person who looks Back with regretting missed opportunities to express her love for her Bobbi was born in after her father had undergone she i was the second of four children and the Only she was named Bobbi after her Bobby Wayne and Clara she was the Bright spot we had that Cline she was a Beautiful and she grew up to be very attractive through High Bobbi was a cheerleader and was involved in Fra and school and Church a pastor once remarked that shed done everything in High school but and she did that earning a degree in education and teaching inmates at an Oklahoma prison before moving with her husband to my daughter was one of those out standing an exceptional per Cline she dearly loved her she loved her she was a generous she made life a lot Richer for after three years without without the regular phone Calls and Cline just wants her daughter Home although she knows that might not happen and she wants dial found and prosecuted for his we just want she in weve just built our 100th Sterling for the same reason we built our first bring the Sterling House concept of residential assisted living to the people who need wherever they May because All across people Are discovering that Sterling House is congratulations to our sister Sterling House of the 100th Sterling House in America the perfect alternative to nursing Home providing the care and Security they need with the dignity and respect they if you or someone you know would like to receive More information on assisted living or if youd like a personal tour of the Sterling House near please Call Lafere Liege to use Sterling House of Hays 1801 East 27th Street 7856281111 serving 100 locations across including and Ohio a l its not about my rights or your or whether i smoke or its about smoking in the same room As my and i wont do ill let All the experts with All their numbers slug it out to decide just How bad secondhand smoke in the ill smoke out because i dont take chances with my children who breathe secondhand smoke suffer significantly higher rates of bronchitis and chronic cough than children who breathe smoke learn Cau Kansas health foundation lets take it

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