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1 a, "ra - February 22, 2012 Page 3 /LMANAC THE ILLUSTRATED BIBLE ALililltll I'IOVfI itc. Forecast Temperatures 541-928-4986 sor, io. ore  Wood, Gas, ssnce 84 & Pellet Stoves Sales & Service Sweeps installations Inspections Lake Levels 805 SE 7th Albany www.albanystoves.corn Almanac sponsored by Albany Stoves Inc. High Low Precip Feb. 14 59 30 .06 Feb. 15 47 29 .21 Feb. 16 48 27 .10 Feb. 17 49 42 .03 Feb. 18 51 36 :26 Feb. 19 49 33 .18 Feb. 20 48 35 .21 Precipitation to date: 12.01 Feb. 23, 2011:8.6 Showers, with highs in the mid 40s and lows in the mid 30s. Weather information courtesy of the U.S. Corps of Engineers. Call 367-5132 for updated stream flow information. Foster Reservoir: 619.82 Green Peter Res.: 945.21 began to curse and swear, ,, "Rooster" saying, 7 do not know the Man!  bvPob,oP.,,o Smmediately a rooster crowed, i!t. " And Peter remembered the word of ffJ " Jesus who had said to him, "Before the rooster crows, you will deny  Me three times'.' So he went out and wept bitterly. MATFHEW 26: 74, 75 VOUR COMMUNITV Former Sweet Home resident, now ,.3, is published autn By Seal C. Morgan Of The New Era A 13-year-old girl. who for- merly lived in Sweet Home. has launched a career through Ama- zon's Kindle publishing program with the help of her father. Corrina Reves. who was born m Mena. Ark., moved to Sweet Home when she was about 6 months old and lived here through the first grade, when her father had to take a job out of town. She still has family here, including a grandfather and an uncle, along with their families. She attends Talmadge Middle School in Inde- pendence. Her book. "Twenty-Five Tips When Dating a Celebrity," is available as an e-book searchable at Amazon.com. "'I've always wanted to write a book." said Corrina. who now lives in Independence. "It was one of my life goals. As soon as I had a chance to put it on Amazon. it was a happy day. "I love writing. When I write. it's a way I can really express my- self.'" Her father. Gary Reves, was her publisher and in November helped her get the book onto the website through Kindle Direct Publishing, an Amazon program designed to help aspiring authors,, get published. She's sold about 20 copies so far. She said she ap- preciates the support from family members during the writing and publishing process. The book is a fictional novel about a girl dating a pop star. Corrina said. It has its comic mo- ments. "It's advice a small-town girl gives when she's dating the number-one pop star." said Gary Reves. Corrina is obsessed with pop musician Greyson Chance, she said. He inspired a lot of her book. The story took on a life of its own, she said. "I kind of had a destination I wanted Io reach, but mostly it was letting it go and see- ing how it turns out.'" The story went where she wanted it to go, she said. "I'm pretty happy with it. It had a few twists, but otherwise, it got where I wanted it. Since I love writing, it wasn't too hard." In each chapter, her protago- nist provides a specific tip for dat- ing a celebrity, she said. She plans to expand on it with three more books, the next one being "Twen- ty-Five Tips When on a World Tour." Photo by Seal C. Morgan Corrina Reves sits m front of a screenshot of her book available through Amazon.corn's e-book library. She also has an idea for a dark drama with romance after she fin- ishes her series. Corrina enjoys reading ro- mances and comedies, the same kind of stories she likes to write. Among her favorite books are the "Twilight" series, "The Giver" and "The Year My Sister Got Lucky." "I'm hoping to become a well- known author." she said. If she doesn't, she's not too sure what she wants to do. but she wants it to involve writing, although she?s also thought about being a teacher or counselor because she likes talking to people and giving ad- vice. something that can inspire her to write more. "Sometimes I tend to procras- tinate, but when I start writing, I can't stop," she said. Kelli Fanning named B&G Club Youth of Year finalist [SPRING INTO THt NEW YEAR " Kelli Fanning of Sweet Home represent the Greater Santiam club $1,000 college scholarship from The local winner will be se- Es one of three Boys and Girls Club for the state title. Tupperware Brands Corporation. lected Thursday night at the Sweet of the Greater Santiam Youth of The winner of the state title The regional winners will receive Home Jim Riggs Community Cen- the Year finalists, moves on to one of five regional a $10,000 scholarship, and the ter, 890 18th Ave. from 6 p.m. to Hannah Silverman and Tara contests, and the winners of those national winner receives a schol- 7 p.m. Immel are finalists from Lebanon. contests will compete for the title arship of up to $50,000 from the Judges are School District The three will compete on of National Youth of theYear. Rick and Susan Goings Founda- 55 Supt. Don Schrader, Oregon Thursday for Youth of the Year to Each state winner receives a tion. Jamboree Event Manager Erin Re- grutto and Lebanon City Manager Top high school music groups to perform JohnHitt. 1262 Main Street I 15411367-1607 A Little Night Music. a fund- raiser concert featuring perfor- mances by the advanced groups m the Sweet Home High School's choir and band programs, will be held at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 28. at the high school cafeteria. Performances will include chamber choir Soundcheck 49, concert band. jazz band and the Symphonic Choir. which took sec- ond place in the state among 4A di- vision choirs last year. A choice of desserts and sparkling punch will be served. Tickets are $10 and can be pre- purchased at The New Era. 1313 Main St.. through 5 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 23. A limited number of tickets will be available at the door for $5. but those will not include the des- sert. For more information, call (541) 367-2135. Calhoon, RPH ECONOMY DRUBS Mon. - Fri. 9 a.m. - 6 p.m. Saturday 9 a.m. - I p.m. Sweet Home Genealogical Society is presenting its 32nd Annual Workshop March 16th 117th at the Society Library 11223 Kalmia St. Registration will begin at 9:00am each day The pre-registration cost for both days is $30, if made before March 1st, and $35 after March 1st. The cost for one day is $15 if made before March 1 sL and $18.50 after March 1 st *Call or stop by for more information (541)367-5034 !