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Hutchinson News (Newspaper) - July 27, 2015, Hutchinson, KansasMonday july 27, 2015 75� newsstand some questions Are More fun to answer than others. This week we received this question that touches a Little bit of obscure Hutchinson history and an old time Strong mans biggest fan. When i talk about Danny Hodge i get really excited said Carroll Hoefer 80, of his Youthful Days and being in Awe of a Guy who could crush a pair of pliers in his hand. Heres his question. Q is Danny Hodge of Oklahoma still alive first let me give you a Little background. Hodge was a standout wrestler. At Perry High school in Oklahoma Hodge won the 165 Pound title at the state tournament in 1951. At the University of Oklahoma Hodge was undefeated at 46 0, with 36 pins. He also is the Only Amateur wrestler to be on the cover of sports illustrated according to Hodges website. He also had two olympic appearances. In 1956, Hodge lost the Gold medal when he was pinned by bulgarians Nikola Stancheva with Only two seconds left in the match. In 1958, Hodge embarked on a career in a new sport boxing according to his website. He had 17 Amateur bouts culminating with a Victory in the 1959 National Golden gloves heavyweight division. He turned professional and had 10 fights As a heavyweight. Hoefer says Hodges first professional boxing match was in Hutchinson. Hoefer remembers it Well he was 17 and would soon former strongman Hodge still crushing apples Amy Bickel ask Hutch pertussis vaccine study reveals surprises b y j Ohn g Reen the Hutchinson news Green Hutch news. Com while whooping cough cases Rise in Reno county the state of Kansas and across the country scientists say people Are protected from the disease if vaccinated. However that does not Stop someone who is vaccinated from spreading pertussis to others. There Are 70 suspected cases of pertussis in Reno county so far this year and a recent National Spike in whooping cough cases has led to some surprising findings by scientists studying the disease. It has also led to development of advice critical to containing outbreaks that have begun. From a High of nearly 200,000 cases a year in the 1930s and Early 1940s, incidence of the contagious respiratory disease also known As pertussis had been on the decline since development of a vaccine in the 1940s. After a Low of just 1,010 cases in 1976, however rates of the disease have been increasing since the 1980s. A 50 year High of More than 48,000 cases in 2012 led to several new pertussis studies. Change in vaccine today there Are two types of pertussis vaccines whole cell and cellular explained Tod j. Merkel the author of a paper on one of those studies and a microbiologist with the Center for biologic evaluation and research a part of the u. S. Food and drug administration. Whole cell contain the killed but Complete Bor Detella pertussis bacteria. The cellular vaccine uses Only portions of bacteria to stimulate an immune response in people. Developed in the 1990s, the cellular vaccine was a response to concerns about Side effects of the whole cell vaccine. A lot of people who Are parents today dont remember when whole cell vaccine Yeeee Weeres Johnny a Money saving health measure store to door y ear 144 no. 25 wow. Hutch news. Com to l listings b6 c classifieds b5 l Ott eries a2 c comics b7 o obituaries a7 c crossword b8 s ports b1 s scoreboard b2 o Pinion a 6 dear Irish friends we Hope you had a Nice stay. Visit again anytime. Ulster closing ceremony 77 local 3 Day Outlook 100 73 today tuesday follow us intercepted letter 86 66 want More see a full weather report on Page a8 wednesday volunteers making friends while delivering food a3 Reno county commissioners possibly vote tuesday on partially self funding health insurance for county employees a2 food Bank filling Gap once free meals end b y a Shley b poker the Hutchinson news Booker Hutch news. Com free summer lunches from us 308 come to a close monday but school children in the Community wont go hungry due to a feeding program sponsored by the food Bank of Reno county. Food Bank employees will be serving meals in a feeding program called filling the Gap starting this monday through August 17 the Day before school starts said Penny Haney on site director for the food Bank. Non perishable shelf stable meals will be served to preschoolers through High school children from noon to 1 p. M. Each weekday at the salvation army 700 n. Walnut. Its not a hot meal but its something they can bring Home Haney said. The lunches come in Little Brown lunch bags called locker mates said Debi Kreutzman spokeswoman for the Kansas food Bank where the local food Bank gets its meals from. Whats inside the locker mates will vary but Kreutzman assures the children will like them because they ave surveyed the children the past couple years. Meals will include two ounces of meat or a meat alternative Grain two fruits or veggies and an 8 ounce milk based on u. S. Department of agriculture requirements. Children May find Trail mix Apple sauce a juice Box salad crackers raisins goldfish pretzels Hummus dip beef Sticks Wholegrain chips cheese cups and cheese Sticks among other things. They found that kids like to dip she said. For example kids usually get Travis Morisse the Hutchinson news Reno county food Bank director Penny Haney holds the packaged meals july 21, that will be distributed monday through aug. 17 at the Reno county food Bank for preschoolers through High schooners. 101 q q whooping cough has scientists attention on creating new medicines. See cough / a5 q q after us 308 quits serving lunches another program will keep kids full until school commences. See ask / a8 Ace Pitcher Cueto traded to royals for prospects b1 b y a Shley b poker the Hutchinson news Booker Hutch news. Com Ghandi once said be the change you wish to see in the world a and thatus what this project is All about said Racheal Beattie Northern Irish Counselor at the closing ecumenical service for the Ulster project of greater Hutchinson. This quote along with words like Hope agents of change and Bridge of Faith All were voiced sunday evening As Ulster project teens said goodbye to not Only each other and their new lifelong friends but also to the family they had lived with for 30 Days. The group of half protestants and half catholics from Northern Ireland and America spent time together to help promote peace Between the two faiths in Ireland and develop the teens leadership skills. With things coming to a photos by Lindsey Bauman the Hutchinson news above the Ulster delegation from Northern Ireland sing Here i am lord during the closing ecumenical service at Trinity United methodist Church on sunday. Right Rev. Or. Kim Biery talks about the Ulster teens being Bridges of Hope during the closing ecumenical service project ends with message of Hope Faith for Ireland Ulster teens sing a tearful goodbye see meals / a8 see Ulster / a8

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