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Salina Journal, The (Newspaper) - May 27, 1990, Salina, Kansas The Salina journal May 3 Buffalo commons counties refute professors idea by Mike Corn Harris news service winds of change Are blowing through Western but Community leaders Are not yet ready to move out and turn hundreds of thou Sands of acres Back to the but that is what a Rutgers univer sity professor says might be in Frank chairman of the Urban studies department at the new has targeted nine Western Kansas coun ties As potential areas for what he has termed a Buffalo four counties Osborne and Rush have a High likelihood of returning to the Days of the Popper while Kiowa and Comanche counties have a serious likelihood of returning to resettlement trooper shooting probe stalls Wichita a Law officers from state and local agencies looked for leads saturday in the shooting of a state trooper but no search was conducted for the two men suspected in the we Are not conducting any organized search at said Sam Mills of the Kansas Highway we have officers from the the Kansas Bureau of the Federal Bureau of investigation and Sedgwick county All we have so Many people who Are pitch ing in Here and the two suspects who also were suspected of robbing a savings and loan in managed to elude officers thursday afternoon after the trooper was shot and a woman was trooper Jeffrey was shot at least six times after stopping a car for speeding on interstate As Hersh approached the one of the men inside opened fire with a 9mm wounding Hersh in the Arm and but he sur Vived with the help of a bulletproof he was listed in Good condition saturday at Cha Wesley medical shortly after Hersh was the two men were suspected of abducting Kathy from he Valley Center which was about two Miles from the shooting the men ordered George into the family but she escaped a Short time later when the Van hit a bump and jarred the Back door authorities the Van was found abandoned three Miles West of Omaha police Ken Bovasso said two men Matching the same description robbed the Douglas county Bank Trust in Omaha about staplers to perform at state fair by Harris news service Hutchinson a third night of to name grandstand entertainment has been signed for the 1990 Kansas state the evening will feature a Well established traditional country quartet and an Upland coming vocalist who has been compared with Reba men longtime the Statler and emerging country Star Suzy Bogguss will perform the fair announced that con tracts have been finalized with the Oak Ridge boys and Wil Liams ree for 8 and with the Charlie Daniels band and juice Newton for the staplers draw a enthusiastic audience every time they come to the said George Dean of chairman of the fair boards entertainment and with Suzy Bogguss open ing for them this we have what should be a very popular show with the staplers have received More Industry awards than any group in country music although Shes Bogguss is a relatively new name in the National country music she was discovered by Capitol record executives in travelling extensively to discuss his will be a featured speaker at the land institutes Prairie festival near Salina Satur it will be the first time he has been Given a forum in the Back Yard of the targeted Kansas the nine counties were selected based on six factors population loss from 1930 to 1980 population loss from 1980 to 1988 population density median age poverty rate and per capita construction counties meeting the criteria in four of the six categories Are at the highest while those meeting three of the six face a serious according to leaders in three of the nine coun ties identified continue to scoff at the but admit that they have witnessed and expect to see Bison a Small Rush county i think Hes still As crazy As he was i take anyone from new Jersey with a Grain of Don Bison banker Community that bears the proper name of the animal that Popper suggests will once again dominate some areas int buying Poppers despite changes in the i think Hes still As crazy As he was said Don Reinhardt of the Bison state i take anyone from new Jersey with a Grain of Murray president of the Smith county state Bank and Trust of Smith even sees an Opportunity in Poppers should it come to i suppose there will have to be fences put up around the he that will create a fencing and we will be Here to service that but Lull is also what Hes saying probably has some he Hes prob ably More legitimate than most kansans or Smith count ians want to give him credit but were not willing to give it up Lull said he cannot see a time when agriculture is no longer predominant in Smith although he admits that fewer Farmers will till the we have to stay and adjust to changing he changing conditions include fewer people consolidation of comm county governments and businesses and the continued establishment of regional centers that might be farther too Many people came Here 120 years ago for the right reasons to give it up in 50 he in nearby Jewell Dave president of the first National Bank of hesitates to discuss the myself and my customers have More important things to do to fur Nish food to people Back he but its obvious he dislikes the so does Susan coordinator for the Mankato commercial development she especially disliked horsing around Melody grooms a Quarter horse before showing in the youth geldings and showmanship Competition saturday at the registered Quarter to Dorsey horse show in Kenwood the three Day event began saturday and will open at 7 today and about 300 horses and 150 exhibitors Are participating in the great great grandmother was revolutionary War pensioner by Rayherman the Hutchinson news Halstead hidden among the Lilac Bushes in a run Down cemetery near Halstead is a bit of Sunflower state history known to few Only a Monument on the cemetery Northwest Corner gives a clue to the in this cemetery is the grave of Rebecca keys the widow of a Soldier of the american revolt states the erected in 1927 by the Newton chapter of the daughters of the american if you Wade into an area of Lilac Bushes in the cemetery you get a glimpse of Burghs grave to april read the dates on the 6 football she was the last pensioner of the revolutionary gone but not we Are accustomed in Kansas to seeing memorials to veterans and victims of the wars in the 20th but hidden away in a Corner of Harvey is a memorial to the revolutionary a War that started 85 years before Kansas became a Burch is my wife great great grandmother and the grandmother of our the woman also represents the end of the line in my wife search for family a employees charged with abuse Topeka a three former employees of the Kansas neurological Institute have been charged with physically abusing a Kansas attorney general Robert Stephan announced Friday that he had filed Shawnee county District judge Adrian Allen set Bonds of for Juanita John All and Darren they Are charged with aggravated a and two counts each of mistreatment of a confined a Burton also was charged with an additional count of mistreatment for alleged abuse of a juvenile resident at the the three were arrested Stephan said the charges resulted from an investigation by the at Torney general child abuse enforcement the Kansas Bureau of investigation and the department of social and rehabilitation ser the Kansas neurological a state houses patients who Are mentally retarded and physically it has 385 in the Stephan alleged that on 24 and the three committed aggravated Battery against a mentally and physically disabled the alleged incident against the juvenile occurred at a different Poppers suggestion that Mankato was a dying we considered it quite an she Harper also takes Issue with pop pers he is an Urban she i sometimes wonder How much he understands Rural if Hes an Urban he May be using Urban i think its unfair to judge Rural areas by Urban Stan at thinks Large Buffalo herds would be a waste of but he still sees i think this county is going to go through Radical changes in the next 10 he but the people still living Here will be making a Good there wont be a lot of but they will be living pretty area lakes Are but Cloudy weather keeps crowd Down her birthrate Only can be called an approximate my tells me that family tradition has it Burch was left on the Doorstep of an orphanage in there was no note in the Basket with the and a set of Rusty keys had been Hung around the Childs were the keys to some Home did the keys represent the Childs surname the founders of the keys and baby decided the latter was the Case and called the child Rebecca keys or As some Spellings have the child grew up and met a Man who was a revolutionary War born 18 years after the revolution in she became his 25yearold William Burch was born in years before the couple was married in August 1819 at a son and daughter were born to the son William died leaving Only Elizabeth who was born at Rockford on somewhere along the great great grandmother Rebecca Burghs daughter met Edgar and the couple were married in Rockford in when Brown and his Bride decided to move West from where they had Mother Burch went with them with her presumably meager revolutionary War pension she received As William Burghs by Carol Lichti staff writer what a difference a year can Kanopolis Reservoir seemed crowded saturday compared to the attendance last year on memorial Day weekend when the Reservoir was 11 feet below its Normal this year the Lake is feet above the conservation said Rick assistant manager for the Kansas state wildlife and Parks commission at but Martin was thinking about what a difference the Sun would we have a fair crowd considering the Martin its not the bumper crowd of past memorial Day but were very crowded compared to last this year All ramps Are opera which want the Case last summer until sometime after the july 4 the fronts and cooler weather that came through recently slowed Down fishing at but people Are still having some Luck with the Martin although the Sun didst follow the forecast and make an appearance by people were fishing and water he people Are having fun regardless of the Martin Park officials encourage people to be conscious of the weather to make for a More pleasant weekend As Well As for their own Martin suggested people have a radio in Case threatening weather should Waconda Lake at Waconda Lake in Glen elder state campers would seek shelter in the basement of churches in the town of Glen Park manager Charles Burger the Glen elder Park is sponsoring a program at 8 today about emergency preparedness in the the program will Tell campers what to do in Case of emergencies people Are having fun regardless of the Rick Martin Kanopolis Reservoir such As a Burger said business picked up saturday afternoon after the Sun came the Sun is shining and business is there were campsites but the areas with Access to electricity were Wilson Lake fishing at Wilson Lake was not As Good As said Ron unit supervisor for Wilson and Kanopolis state its he Wilson is about 3v2 feet below the Normal but All ramps Are in Little the crowd was Down about 15 per cent from last years memorial Day but last years was an exceptionally Large Little a lot of people went to Wilson who otherwise would have gone to Kan but didst because that Lake was Little anticipates a Large crowd next weekend at Wilson because of the hell Creek Hoe when Dif Ferent musical groups perform at the love Well Lake Rick unit supervisor at Lovewell said there was some concern Friday night the crowd would be but saturday people started showing he predicted the crowd was about 80 per cent of the record weve got Good fishing and Good Cleveland clerk but Back at work after robbery the Boyfriend of a clerk who was robbed Friday night walks the woman Home whenever she works late at the pit Stop Conoho Friday was no except that he forgot her keys and had to go Back to get delaying his arrival a few in those few a Man entered the station at about and pointed a gun at the 20yearold i had just started doing my checkout when he walked the clerk said of the he was pointing a gun up at me and give me All your Money or so she put the Bills in a bag and gave it to the 1 he took off she she called the police As soon As he could no longer see she she had never been so scared in her Ive still got the shakes she but she was Back at work As by saturday she had answered a lot of questions including whether or not the robbery actually she was asked if shed take a poly graph test and agreed to do she she said the robber probably got away with about a police dog picked up a scent outside the store at 547 Cloud Friday the dog followed the scent to a trailer where it was the Man is described As 30 to 40 years 5 feet 10 inches to 6 feet with Brown hair and a full police Are continuing the in Gary Hindman no suspect had been identified Man Hurt in truck train wreck a 27yearold new Cambria Man was in serious condition in the in Tensive care unit of Asbur Salina regional medical Center saturday after his pickup truck collided with a Union Pacific train in Randy Nelson was driving North on Walnut Street at Friday when his pickup collided with an eastbound said a spokes woman for the Dickinson county sheriffs Nelson told officers investigating the Accident that he did not see the train or the warning lights flashing at the she Hig truck was moving about 5 Mph when the you Sion

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