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Stories from Tuesday, November 29, 2005

School district transfers property (11/29/05)
**By Ken Ross, Managing editor The Cherokee School District got rid of property for a dollar but will continue using it. The school district owned the parking lot at the swimming pool, across the street from the high school campus. The city of Cherokee requested that the school board turn over ownership to the city since the city plans on expanding the parking lot as a part of the Aquatic Center/Gillette Park project...
Lake study authorized (11/29/05)
**By Ken Ross, Managing editor The Cherokee County Board of Supervisors signed an agreement authorizing a feasibility study by the Natural Resource Conservation Service regarding water supply and recreation. This is a step toward the goal of establishing a lake in the county...
Youth pastor arrives at First Presbyterian Church (11/29/05)
**By Nancy Nelson, Staff Writer First Presbyterian Church in Cherokee has a new youth pastor. Adrian McMullen has only been at his new post for the last few months, and already is excited about the positive changes he has been able to be a part of with the youth programs at the church...
Aquatic center update given (11/29/05)
**By Ken Ross, Managing editor The Cherokee City Council heard a report on the progress of the Aquatic Center/Gillette Park project at the Tuesday night meeting. Ron Strickland, city administrator, informed the council that the project committee had met the previous evening with the engineering firm doing the design work. There were modifications made to designs of the building and adjustments made to some of the amenities...
Dog removed from Marcus city limits (11/29/05)
**By Nancy Nelson, Staff Writer In a special meeting of the Marcus City Council held Monday, Nov. 21, a public hearing was held concerning an appeal by citizens, Carl and Vickie Thompson on violation of Ordinance #271 Section 10. The ordinance does not allow for the keeping or harboring of vicious dogs. Vicious dogs are considered those who attack without provocation...
Shoppers please Cherokee merchants (11/29/05)
**Retailers report brisk holiday sales Friday By Paul Struck, Editor The cash registers were merrily ringing for many Cherokee merchants Thanksgiving Friday on what is called America's single busiest shopping day of the year. Not only was this a good sign for merchants after a sluggish fall economy, but it also serves as a stark testimony to the wide array of quality goods, popular items, and dependable service the local businesses offer daily...
Connor Ogren is the TTR winner (11/29/05)
Connor Ogren, a fifth grader at Cherokee Middle School, is the winner of the second monthly Teen Times Review contest. His name was drawn from among those who got all 10 questions right on the quiz published in the Nov. 7 issue of the Chronicle Times...
Struck Strikes Out: Giving thanks for 'The Mitt' (11/29/05)
Joey, my friend, this one's for you. I would guess each and every one of us has at least one thing to be thankful for this Thanksgiving. Undoubtedly, most of us have many, many things to be thankful for. Speaking of such "thanks," this year I'm going to re-run a column I wrote more than 20 years ago about the grief of losing my beloved baseball glove and then my eternal thanksgiving for having it returned several days later...
Snyder / Mangan (11/29/05)
Alissa Ann Snyder and Thomas Jonathan Mangan exchanged marriage vows at 6 p.m. on Friday, Aug. 12, 2005, at St. Malachy's Catholic Church in Madrid. Father Brian Danner officiated. A reception was held for the couple at Hickory's Hall in Ames following the ceremony...
Cobb/Swanson (11/29/05)
Julie Renae Cobb and Gregory Gail Swanson were united in marriage on Aug. 6, 2005 at Cornerstone Berean Church in Kearney, Neb. with the reverand Doug Shada officiating. Parents of the couple are Dallas and Diane Cobb of McCook, Neb. and Gail and Grace Swanson of Sutherland. ...
Now and Again: Another kind of holiday lights (11/29/05)
I must say the holiday spirit is alive and well, and the evening before Thanksgiving was no exception. Members of various police agencies were in the spirit of handing out multiple tickets Wednesday evening. I am sure those weren't the sort of holiday lights the violators where looking for that evening...