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;11" ,a, rt - April 25, 2012 Page 3 THE ILLUSTRATED BIBLE ,t00llt IT0V00 Imc. Temperatures Forecast 541-928-4986 Serv/n Oreg,l WOOd, a$, se 19 8; Pellet Stoves Sales E Service Sweeps Installations Inspections Almanac sponsored by Albany Stoves Inc. High Low Precip April 57 36 36 .34 April 53 45 45 .52 April 52 44 44 .50 April 52 44 44 .17 April 68 43 43 .00 April 73 49 49 .00 April 80 53 53 .00 Lake Levels Precipitation to date: 32.70 April 27, 2011:23.89 Rain and showers through the end of the week. Highs in the 50s and 60s. Lows in the 40s. Weather information courtesy of the U.S. Corps of Engineers. Call 367-51.2 for updated stream flow information. Foster Reservoir: 616.1 Green Peter: 1,006,7 The fool hath said in his heart, There is no God. ?,SAI 14:1 VOUR COMMUNITV 00xstton scholarship ava:iiabl 'to local students before. May 7 Applications for the 23rd an- nual Dan and Daisy Ashton Schol- arship are available from the Linn- Benton Community College Sweet Home Center. Completed applications must be turned in by Monday, May 7, to Julie Harvey in the Counseling Of- fice at Sweet Home High School. The Ashtons were local busi- ness and civic leaders for many years. They were supportive of LBCC and endowed a large schol- arship upon their passing. In June 1996, the first Ashton Scholarships were provided to eight Sweet Home High School gradu- ates. In 1997, the program was expanded to include .persons in the community who may have gradu- ated from high school some time ago and now wish to obtain a col- lege education. Scholarship criteria include the following: Eligibility: Applicants must be Sweet Home High School seniors or residents of the school district, at- tend LBCC in a certificate program, degree program or transfer program Dan and Daisy Ashton II (',hoking From page 1 were people in the room who had training, but he was the one standing nearest. "She was able to talk and was crying already," Hooper said. She was choking and evidently trying to get the grape out of her throat. "She was already turning blue." And that meant there was no time, Hooper said. He had no formal training, but he'd seen the Heimlich maneuver performed on TV and been exposed infor- mally to information on how to help choking victims. "I grabbed a hold of'her," he said. "It was time to do some- thing. She was turning blue." Mary was so small though, that Hooper said he was worried about breaking her fib perform- ing the Heimlich maneuver, so he placed her head into a trash can and started slapping her back. Af- ter three or four slaps, the grape popped out. People were gathering around by that point, he said. That in- cluded people with training. "I was being covered," he said, but the entire incident was over in less than 40 seconds. He said he was emotion- ally rattled when he saw Mary choking. In his 12 years at Oak Heights, this was tlis first experi- ence With such an incident. "As soon as I saw the look on her face and saw what was go- ing on, the topof my head started sweating," Hooper said. "I'm proud that I was able to do something without for- EED A RIDE TAKE THE BUS! Foster I Sweet Home [ Lebanon ] Albany Stops Include LBCC, Walmart & The Heritage Mall kinn Shuttle & Sweet Home Dial-A-Bus 541.367.4775 linnshuttle.com mal training. She's looking fight at me, and her lips are turning blue." He probably should have yelled for help, "but there just wasn't any time," Hooper said. (preference is given to full-time students), have a minimum 2.5 GPA (current students only) and fill out the proper application form. Include two letters of recom- mendation from a teacher, adminis- trator or employer. Include a tran- script of grades (high school seniors or current college students only). Conditions of award: The award will cover the cost of tuition at LBCC for a period of one school year. Applicants must be full-time students and maintain at least 12 credit hours per term. About one- third of winners are eligible for re- newal scholarships contingent upon funds available and student grades. Last year's recipients of the Ashton scholarship can reapply using the form on the high school web site. The high school winners will be announced publicly at the annual awards assembly, and others will be announced in The New Era and no- tiffed by mail. Scholarship winners must sat- isfactorily complete 12 hours per term with a minimum 2.0 GPA. Failure to maintain full-time status and a 2.0 GPA may result in the loss of scholarship. Criteria for selection: Financial need and (for high school students) participation in academic, commu- nity or school-sponsored activities. Preference is given to applica- tions in the community who have participated in community activi- ties. Preference is given to appli- cants in the community who have a high school diploma, GED or who successfully pass the ability to ben- efit test. The selection committee will be composed of community mem- bers, teachers and other school per- sonnel. For more information, contact Julie Harvey at (541) 367-7155. Look for our (.;rand Opening in May! ART SUPPLIES tv,, Sketch Artist Supplies v,.,J Art Lessons by Judy Dean Framing & Matting New Shipment of DaVinci Paints: oil, acrylic, watercolor G,U,00y mail@judysgallery.net & Art Supplies 1''7 Main St, Sweet Home Paid for by the Sweet 6wlm Club