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h, e iera- January 4, 2012 VouR COMMUNITV Page 7 I Town From page 6 Club Mom to meet Tuesday Club Mom will meet from 9 tO 11 a.m. Tuesday, Jan. 10, at Com- munity Chapel, 42250 Ames Creek Drive. The topic this month will be "A Christian home: What does it look like and how do you get it?" Participants will make Zupa Tus- cano to take home. Bring a brunch dish to share. Free childcare is offered for ages 0 to 5. For more information, contact Brandy at (541) 367-8978. Christian women monthly lunch Lebanon Christian Women's Connection will hold a luncheon with the theme "The Right Stuff" from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 10, at First Christian Church, 170 E. Grant St. in Lebanon. Bonnie Phillips will help par- ticipants put the "right" touch on outfits that need accessorizing. Guest speaker Pat Abernathy of Madras will present a fun, adaptable approach to time management. Cost is $12. Complimentary on-site child care is provided. For reservations or more infor- mation, contact Jarion at (541) 367- 5387 or Nancy at (541) 259-1396, Meals on Wheels weekly menu Meals on Wheels, also known as Your Table or Ours, offers lunch at the Sweet Home Community Center to seniors over 60 at noon on Mondays, Tuesdays and Fridays. First-time diners are invited to come in and have a free lunch to give it a try. Suggested donation is $3.50. All meals are served with milk, cof- fee or tea upon request and diabetic desserts are available on request, The lunch menu on Friday, Jan. 6, is shaved turkey or ham sandwich half on wheat bread, chunky tomato rice soup, marinated kidney bean salad and golden fruit cup. The menu for Monday, Jan. 9, is beef Spanish rice or macaroni and cheese, green peas, country cole- slaw, white dinner roll and pears. The menu for Tuesday, Jan. 10, is curry chicken salad or Krab and pasta salad on Spanish Romaine, potato onion soup, bran wheat roll and pineapple tidbits. For more information, call (541) 367-8843. ts$t unn Rooting, Inc. 6305 MAIN STREET, SWEET HOME, OR 97386- (541 367-1560 30 yrs. experience I Free estimates Locally owned • Tear-offs with no mess • Hand nailed, architect & 3-tab shingles Snap-lock, Hi-rib metal & fiat roofs All workmanship guaranteed CCB# 1 I0950 I Review From page 5 ground. Myers is an alleged victim of Holly Grigsby and David Peder- sen, who were arrested in Califor- nia in connection with a homicide investigation in Everett, Wash., in- volving Pedersen's stepmother and father. • The District 55 School Board began considering the con- cept of a four-day school week. A study team is gathering informa- tion, and the board will next look at the idea in January. • Chairman Dick Meyers re- signed from the Sweet Home Plan- ning Commission after serving 35 years as chairman and 38 years total. • Property tax compression created an unanticipated shortfall of nearly $283,000 for the Sweet Home Police Department and ap- proximately $51,000 for the li- brary, leading to the reduction of a dispatcher and police officer along with a part-time position at the li- brary. • Sweet Home Charter School was rated "outstanding" by the Or- egon Department of Education on its annual school report cards. • Troy Underwood and Tay- lor Thorpe were named homecom- ing king and queen. • Kyle Winslow and Kristen Tolle were named Junior First Citi- zens at Sweet Home High School. • Tiffany Miller signed to play volleyball at Southern Oregon University. • The body of a Corvallis woman was recovered from Green Peter Reservoir after her vehicle was found lodged on the hillside above the lake. She was apparently a victim of suicide. • The City Council approved a new ordinance allowing most Sweet Home residents to raise chickens. • Avoiding binding arbitra- tion, SweetHome police employ- ees and the city settled a three-year contract with 3-percent increase in pay in 2010-11 and 2012-13 and no increase in 2011-12. November-December • The Sweet Home High School girls soccer team ended its season with a loss to Philomath in the play-in round for state play- offs. • The girls cross country squad finished 12th in state. Nicole Rasmussen finished sixth. For the boys, Daniel Danforth was 27th and freshman Jakob Hiett was 28th. • The Sweet Home High School football team dffeated Phi- lomath in the state pLy-in round but lost in the first romd of play- offs to the defending ;tate cham- pion, Baker. • Eva Jurney was appointed to a vacancy on the Sweet Home Planning Commission. • Sunshine Industries received Planning Commission approval for plans to build off Clark Mill Road. • The Sweet Home High School volleyball team finished sixth in the state. Photo by Sean C. Morgan Sweet Home Police Department Community Services Officer Gina Riley displays memorabilia in preparation for the department's centennial cel- ebration in September. • Oregon Prospecting and Rita's Relics filmed a segment on gold panning with the Esben Sel- vig and Thomas Gullestad for the Norwegian television program "Dansken og Fingern." • Kyl Winslow was named Junior First Citizen for Linn Coun- ty. • The District 55 "School Board decided to place a local op- tion levy request to fund the pool on the May ballot. • Fire destroyed the former Cascadia School and Cascadia Post Office. Bob and Bell Hubler lived in the school, and Bob Hubler op- erated a racing and machine shop there. • Battalion Chief Doug Em- mert retired from the Sweet Home Fire and Ambulance District after working in the fire service for 34 years, all but five in Sweet Home. • Don Austin, a Vietnam vet- eran who served in the Marines, was named Veteran of the Year by the Linn County Veterans Com- memorative Association. • Jim Lewis sold Santiam Supply to O'Reilly Auto Parts. The business was founded in 1945, and Lewis has run the parts store since 1970. • A former Sankey Park care- taker filed a lawsuit in federal court against the city of Sweet Home for civil rights violations. 6A .......... .... -- (541) 367-5353 w,,h, W& : T I  1323 Main Street  qqP Ihu • ', s..on _. Gluten-Free rlzza-00 ,,iF j _! Umit 3. Expires 1115112. Void with other offers. 6) i • rl&&WIl__. 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