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  • Markets February 8

    closing markets Wheat, $3.83 bushel Corn, $2.93 bushel Milo, $4.68 hundredweight Soybeans, $7.95 bushel Sunflowers, $12.65 hundred- weight

    2 The Oberlin herald Wednesday, February 10, 2010

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    From the Record

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    Town Crier

    Corrections Dianne Bremer’s name was in-

    advertently left out of the Johnson Real Estate ad in the Conservation special section in the Wednesday, Feb. 3, edition of The Oberlin Herald. Mrs. Bremer is a sales as- sociate with the agency. This was a makeup error.

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    (Information below for period ending 8 a.m.; maximum temperature for previous day.)

    Hi Low Precip. Feb. 1 36 18 Trace Feb. 2 51 15 0 Feb. 3 56 16 0 Feb. 4 43 19 .08 1/2”

    snow Feb. 5 33 27 .10 1/2”

    snow Feb. 6 34 27 0 Feb. 7 34 28 0

    Precipitation totals for the week, 0.18; for the month, 0.18; for the year 0.36; one year ago, February 2009, 0.60

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    Wednesday: Wednesday: Patchy fog before noon. Otherwise, partly sunny, with a high near 29. South wind between 10 and 15 mph. Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 19. South wind around 10 mph.

    Thursday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 37. Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 18.

    Friday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 43. Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 20.

    Saturday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 42. Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 21.

    Sunday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 42. Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 21.

    Presidents’ Day: Mostly sunny, with a high near 41.

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    Decatur County Courthouse AND Decatur County

    Landfi ll will be closed on Monday, February 15

    Open regular business hours on Tuesday, February 16

    Courthouse These transactions were taken

    from the records in the offices of the Decatur County court clerk, sheriff and register of deeds:

    JAIL BOOKINGS The following were booked into

    the Decatur County Jail: F e b . 3 : B r u c e K i n g , 2 3 ,

    Oberlin, warrant, Oberlin Police Department.

    Feb. 6: Jeff Wilson, 32, McCook, driving under influence, Red Willow County Sheriff’s Office.

    REGISTER OF DEEDS Wayne Wohler to Wayne L.

    Wohler Trust, W/2SW/4 of Sec. 15 and E/2SE/4 of Sec. 17, both in T1S, R26W; W/2SW/4 of Sec. 14 and S/2, NE/4 and E/2NW/4 of Sec. 15, both in T1S, R27W.

    Willis G. Peters to Rick Peters and Suzanne Peters-Close, as tenants in common, S/2 of Sec. 6, T1S, R29W.

    Roger Henry May and Susan

    Marie May, quit claim on 1/2 interest to Roger Henry May Living Trust and 1/2 interest to Susan Marie May Living Trust, Lots 7, 8, and S/2 of Lot 9, Block 3, Summit Addition tot he City of Oberlin.


    The Oberlin Police Department worked these calls:

    • At 8:20 a.m. last Thursday, Leta Meitl, 43, was backing her 2001 Dodge van out of a parking stall at the grade school and hit a 2007 Dodge van driven by Sarah Howland, 34. There was damage to the driver’s-side rear door on Mrs. Howland’s van and the rear bumper of Mrs. Meitl’s.

    There was no ticket given since the accident was on private property.

    • Arrested Bruce King, 23, last Wednesday on a bench warrant for furnishing alcohol to a minor.

    Scott Dolan Funeral services are pending for

    Scott Dolan, 54, crop production manager for Decatur Co-op, who died Saturday in Puerto Rico.

    Pauls Funeral Home of Oberlin is in charge of arrangements.

    Glema Jean Macy Glema Jean Macy, 78, a 1948

    graduate of Decatur Community High School, died Feb. 2, 2010, at the Cedar Living Center in Oberlin.

    She was born July 11, 1931, in Lebanon, Neb., the daughter of Truman A. and Clara Mildred (Weatherwax) Gay. She grew up on a farm near Lebanon, Neb., and Lyle. She attended Hamburg Rural School. After high school graduation, she furthered her education at Kearney State College, receiving a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Education.

    She married Jack Marlo Macy on Dec. 18, 1949, in Atwood. They lived on a farm near Lebanon. She

    taught school for many years and was a member of the Lyle United Methodist Church.

    Survivors include her son, Greg and Beth Macy, Lebanon, Neb.; two grandsons, and a sister, Darlene and Ray Lobato.

    Her husband preceded her in death on April 4, 2009.

    Funeral services were held Friday morning at Pauls Funeral Home in Oberlin. Terry McCorkle officiated and burial was at the Lebanon Cemetery.

    A memorial was established to the Lebanon Cemetery. Contributions may be sent to the funeral home, 121 N. Penn, Oberlin, Kan., 67749.

    Howard A. Petracek Howard Allen Petracek, 75, a 1952

    graduate of Decatur Community High School , d i e d F r i d a y, Feb. 5, 2010, at Overland Park.

    He was born Nov. 24, 1934, in Oberlin, the son of Emil and Lucille (Bremer) Pe t racek . He earned a Bachelor o f S c i e n c e i n B u s i n e s s Administration at Kansas State University in 1956. He worked for United Airlines for 12 years, Frontier Airlines for eight years, and served five years in the Army National Guard. He also farmed at Jennings for 20 years.

    Survivors include three children; Keith and Sharon Petracek; Steve and Kim Petracek, and Sheryl Petracek; three grandchildren, and two sisters, Jeanne and Herb Hoskins, and Marcia and Richard Wiltfong.

    H. Petracek

    Joane Kay Walker Joane Kay Walker, 46, a native

    of Menlo, died Jan. 28, 2010, at Via Christi-St. Francis Hospital in Wichita.

    She was born June 7, 1963, in Colby, the youngest child of Louis and Norma (Ogier) Dible. She was reared on a farm near Menlo. She attended Golden Plains School and graduated from Hoxie High School in 1981, and furthered her education at Fort Hays State University.

    She married Dennis Walker on July 14, 1986, in Colorado Springs. Colorado. They lived in Oakley then later moved to Park. She worked as a grocery store clerk in Quinter and

    There was cremation. The family suggests contributions to the American Cancer Society.

    Condolences may be sent to

    also raised dogs. Survivors include her husband,

    Dennis Walker, Park; three step- sons, Jay and Julie Walker and Jobie and Sally Walker, Norfolk, Va., and Jamie and Tami Walker, Kansas City; two brothers, Robert and Peggy Dible, and Danny and Deb Dible, Menlo; and two sisters, Cindy and Robert Robben, Goodland, and Betty and Carl Barnett, Colby.

    She was preceded in death by her parents and a sister-in-law, Judy Dible.

    Memorial services were held Saturday morning at the Rexford Community Church. Pastor Lane Purcell officiated and burial was in the Menlo Cemetery.

    A memorial was established to the Northwest Kansas Animal Shelter. Contributions may be sent to Pauls Funeral Home, 121 N. Penn, Oberlin, Kan., 67749.

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    Today through Friday: Kin- dergarten registration, Oberlin Elementary School office.

    Today: Junior high music con- test, all day, at Colby.

    Parent/Teacher conferences, 5 to 9 p.m.

    Alcoholics Anonymous, 8 p.m., ambulance barn.

    Thursday: Junior high girls basketball, 4:30 p.m., here with Oakley.

    Junior high wrestling, 4:30 p.m., at Colby with Hoxie.

    Friday: No school. Parent-teach- er conferences, 8 a.m. to noon.

    High school basketball, 6:30 p.m., at Hoxie.

    Saturday: High school state Scholar Bowl.

    High school speech, at Norton. Junior high Phillipsburg Wres-

    tling Tournament, 9 a.m. High school basketball, Colby

    Novice Tournament, 9 a.m. Rep. John Faber and Rep. Ost-

    meyer, 11:30 a.m.,to 1 p.m., court- house, third floor.

    Sunday: Teens for Christ, 6-8 p.m.

    Monday: No school, teacher training day.

    Junior high Oberlin Scholar Bowl, 4 p.m.

    National Honor Society banquet, 7 p.m., Gat