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Salina Journal (Newspaper) - September 5, 2015, Salina, Kansas Great Plains Salina journal saturday september 5, 2015 a5 Sunflower fair to feature Hatteberg Kassebaum Baker positive note aging is a matter of mind. We All have a lot of Happy birthdays to celebrate and Larry is an excellent example of Karen Mayse senior opportunities and Community services director for the North Central Flint Hills aaa Courtesy photos old bricks from Beloit City streets Are being used to Spruce up . And Kristi ackermans driveway in Beloit. Brick by Brick by Tim Unruh Salina journal Beloit a Brick by Brick pieces of Beloit s past have bowed to modern times Over several years and just As slowly they re taking shape in private projects. As City workers refurbish Beloit streets old Brick thoroughfares downtown and other areas Are replaced with Concrete said Mike Clark Street superintendent. Mill Creek is among them. The old weathered bricks Arentt discarded. They re hauled to the old City Landfill and stacked. If someone needs them they re for Sale to cents apiece if you live in the City and 15 cents for anyone else Clark said. A people come and buy them a he said. A there Are plenty available. I would say there Are 10,000 or bricking the driveway the bricks Are transforming . And Kristi ackermans driveway. The ackermans owners of the True value hardware stores in Beloit and Osborne hired a Digger Jake Haslett from Jewell to Spruce up the outside of their Home. . Ackerman bought some 20,000 bricks decades ago and stacked them on pallets Kristi said. A now we re doing our driveway a she said. A it looks ail of one Side is Laid up to the garage she said and bricks Are going in on the other Side. Quot we re going to pour a Concrete curb to hold the bricks in a Kristi Ackerman said. A Jake has done a fabulous Haslett a assistant is Shalynn Loring. Bricks Date to 1910s Kristi Ackerman figures they bought enough bricks to finish the project but if they need More they will Stock up at the old Landfill. Some of the bricks Date Back to the 1910s, Clark said and others were Laid in the 1920s. The practice of replacing Beloit a Brick streets with Concrete has been going on for years said Glenn Hodden City administrator. It predates his six year tenure. A reporter Tim Unruh can be reached at 822-1419 or by email at Unruh . A Digger Jake Haslett of Jewell and his assistant Shalynn Loring work on the Ackerman driveway. Briefly police seeking suspect in assault Salina police Are looking for a Man who allegedly entered a residence in West Salina uninvited and pointed a gun at another Man during an argument a police department spokesman said. Sgt. James Feldman said the incident occurred Between 7 and 7 30 . Thursday in the 1800 Block of Shady Bend drive. Feldman said the alleged victim of the aggravated assault is a 32-year-old Man. City county offices closed monday City of Salina Saline county and 28th judicial District offices will be closed on monday for the labor Day Holiday. Also the Salina City commission will not meet on monday. Salina sanitation services will maintain its regular collection sched ule. The Salina Landfill will be open from 7 . To 2 . Police Sun damaged in no injury crash a Salina police department sport Utility vehicle responding to an emergency situation with lights and sirens activated was involved in a collision aug. 29 in the 2500 Block of South ninth Street according to an Accident report. Officer Robert j. Bell 27, was driving the police vehicle North when it struck the rear of a car driven by Jose l. Prieto 49, of Salina about 1 05 ., according to the report. Bell and Prieto were not injured in the collision which caused front end damage to the Sun according to the report. No citations were issued. Loves travel Stop project to begin Belleville a a ground breaking ceremony for a loves travel Stop is planned for to . Wednesday at the Northwest Corner of seventh Street and . Highway 81 in Belleville. Loves expects the estimated $4 million project to be completed in january according to a news release. Republic county economic development will Host the ceremony. Dirt work has begun. The loves travel Stop will employ about 25 people. It will feature name Brand snacks fresh fruit gourmet Coffee an expanded Fountain drink selection gifts and merchandise for professional Drivers. The store will be open 24 hours and include showers for truckers. A subway restaurant will operate in the building. The grounds will include parking for 66 Large trucks and 36 smaller vehicles. Participants Are wanted for Parade Lindsborg a the 2015 Svensk by linings fest Parade committee is seeking groups and individuals in the area to join this years Parade set for to . Oct. To. The Parade route begins near Swensson Park on North main Street and ends near the methodist Church on South main. The official theme is a Diamond Dala a to celebrate the 75th anniversary of . Parade application forms can be found online at Parade or at the visitors office at Lindsborg City hah 101 s. Main. For More information Call Deborah Briggs at 785 212-6154 or email from staff reports corrections the journal wants to set the record straight. Advise us of errors by calling the journal at 785 823-6363, or toll free at 1-800-827-6363. Corrections will run in this space As soon As possible. Annual fair geared toward older kansans at Bicente by Gary Demuth Salina journal a former . Senator from Kansas and a Kansas television broadcasting legend will be guest speakers during the 2015 Sunflower fair. The annual fair geared toward older kansans and sponsored by the North Central Flint Hills area Agency on aging in Manhattan will be from 8 . To 4 . Sept. 22 at the Salina Bicentennial Center. . Sen. Nancy Kassebaum Baker will speak about 9 10 . On the subject of medicare medicaid and the older americans act said Karen Mayse senior opportunities and Community services director for the North Central Flint Hills aaa. A a it a the 50th birthday of medicare and the 80th birthday of social Security a she said. Quot Kassebaum Baker was in Washington d.c., when changes were made to strengthen both. She served on an aging committee that made policies that affected seniors throughout our Kassebaum bakery a speech Mayse said a can put a perspective on where we be been where we Are now and what we can look Forward to with these closing speaker at the fair will be Larry Hatte Berg an award winning broadcast journalist and Anchorman who recently retired from Kake television in Wichita. Hatteberg recipient of More than 130 local state and National awards is perhaps Best known for a a Hatteberg a people Quot his series of video profiles. Hatteberg to talk about birthdays Hatteberg is scheduled to speak at 3 . On a celebrating Many Happy birthdays a a we always like to have closing speakers to Send us out on a positive note a Mayse said. A aging is a matter of mind. We All have a lot of Happy birthdays to celebrate and Larry is an excellent example of six workshops Are scheduled during the fair. Morning workshops Are from 10 20 to 11 15 ., and afternoon workshops Are from 1 30 to 2 25 . Most workshops have both morning and afternoon sessions. Workshops include plenty of workshops a a keep your heart Happy a talk show format featuring cardiologists or. David Battin of Salina and or. Raymond Datillo of Manhattan sponsored by Blue Cross and Blue shield of Kansas. Morning Only a Quot medicare celebrate a National treasure a learn the latest about medicare with a talk show format featuring an expert from the centers for medi care and medicaid. A a your will your Way a Paul Shipp of Kansas Legal services will explain How to make smart choices with wills and estate planning. A a Good food for Good living chef cd Adkins demonstrates healthy meals that can be fixed in 30 minutes or less. A a live uprightly move without fear a learn easy ways to stay healthy by being Active thinking smart and preventing Falls the no. I health risk for older adults. Sponsored by Salina regional health Center. A a your ancestors had birthdays too a tips and advice about tracing the branches of your family tree with genealogy questions answered. A a mind your Money a facts about scams and elder financial abuse provided by the office of the Kansas securities commissioner. Sunflower fair a event 2015 Sunflower fair sponsored by the North Central Flint Hills area Agency pm aging a when 8 . To 4 . Sept. 22 a where Salina Bicentennial Center a admission $20 if registered by sept. 11, $25 after sept. 11 and at the door a information registration 1-800-432-2703 or no Faaa. Com. Registration May be mailed to the area Agency on aging 401 Houston Manhattan 66502 exhibits auctions planned More than 60 exhibits Are expected. There also will be an antique tractor show a Kansas Lions Mobile health screening unit a car fit safety Check Lane flu shots provided by key Rexall and Walgreen and silent and live auctions. There will also be a technology demonstration through cock of devices that can make daily living easier. Cock will offer rides on Salina Cit Ygo buses to and from the Bicentennial Center Between 7 30 . And 4 30 . Cost is one can of food to be donated to emergency Aid / food Bank. A reporter Gary Demuth can be reached at 822-1405 or by email at Demuth . Salina teachers approve contract by Michael strand Salina journal Salina teachers have approved a contract for the current school year. Nea Salina announced late thursday that Vot ing had concluded. We Ith 76 percent of teachers voting 468 had voted in favor of the contract and 66 had voted against according to Nea Salina president Jona than Eshnaur. That a about 88 percent in favor and 12 percent opposed. The contract is scheduled to be voted on by Salina school Board members at their meeting tuesday night said Nancy Kiltz. The District s executive director of human resources. The contract includes adding $250 to the base teacher pay increasing it to $34,350 two additional Days of paid leave for a total of five adding $20 a month to the District s share of health insurance premiums and advancement on the salary schedule. The contract also includes a procedure for a fair dismissal of teachers who have worked in the District for Mon than four years replacing due process rights that the Kansas legislature removed from state Law in 2014. Overall the plan will Cost an additional $976,345, and teachers will get an average 2.53 percent increase in pay and benefits. Mcpherson Deputy found justified in shooting Man by Erin Mathews Salina journal Mcpherson a Mcpherson county sheriffs Deputy was found to have been justified in shooting a Rural Canton Man who pointed his Shotgun in the direction of another Deputy according to a news release from Mcpherson county attorney Torrance Parkins. Two deputies had responded to a reported Battery South of Canton on March 31, and further investigation led them to the Home of Jeffrey Snow Parkins wrote in a news release. The deputies announced their presence and immediately realized Snow was holding a Shotgun. They Drew their service pistols and commanded him to put Down his weapon but Snow raised his Shotgun and pointed it in the direction of one of the deputies. Parkins wrote. Recognizing an immediate threat to his partners life the other Deputy fired multiple shots at Snow according to the news release. The Deputy ceased fire after Snow was hit. His weapon was secured and he was removed from the scene when backup arrived according to the release. Snow and the other Deputy did not fire their weapons. Snow received medical treatment and survived a gunshot wound to his Pelvic Region according to the news release. Deadly Force justified officers with the Kansas Bureau of investigation and Mcpherson county sheriffs office processed evidence at the shooting site. Officers with the Mcpherson police department Canton police department Galva police department and Kansas Highway patrol provided assistance. Videos recorded by cameras worn by both deputies were examined. Parkins wrote. Parkins wrote that the Deputy used deadly Force against Snow a lawfully and charges could be filed against Snow in connection with the incident Parkins ? Call Sharon Montague Deputy editor at 822-1411 or 1-800-827-6363, or email at smontague@. Iju

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