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Stories from Wednesday, December 14, 2005

Halstrom celebrates 108 years (12/14/05)
**By Nancy Nelson, Staff Writer Effie (Carlson) Halstrom will be celebrating her 108th birthday this month on Dec. 18. Imagine having memories that span over 100 years. One hundred years ago she was already eight years old. Halstrom has seen life go from horse drawn wagons to automobiles. ...
Deputy hired (12/14/05)
The Cherokee County Board of Supervisors approved the hiring of a deputy. Kenneth Frank, age 34, begins work as a deputy immediately and will be teamed with experienced deputies for a period of training, according to Dave Scott, sheriff. Frank will need to attend 12 weeks of training at the Law Enforcement Academy in the spring...
Pharmacist questions endorsement (12/14/05)
**By Ken Ross, Managing editor Dale Bartel, owner of Valley Pharmacy in Cherokee, spoke to the Cherokee County Board of Supervisors on Tuesday concerning the use of a Naco Discount Drug Card that is being endorsed by the supervisors. At a previous meeting, the supervisors discussed the card and didn't see any negatives to it. The card provides discounts on pharmacy drugs for those not already covered by a prescription insurance plan. Supervisors have been personally handing out cards...
Sliding hill still considered (12/14/05)
**By Ken Ross, Managing editor Scott Gebers is continuing to look into the possibility of opening up the sliding hill, at the urging of the Cherokee County Board of Supervisors. The sliding hill has not been in operation for 10 years. Supervisors are responding to questions from citizens as to why the sliding hill remains closed...
'Cultural District' a boon to Cherokee (12/14/05)
**Local group's efforts benefit future economic development By Paul Struck, Editor The extensive and tireless efforts by a small, discerning group of Cherokee residents led to the official designation of a Cultural & Entertainment District centered in downtown Cherokee...
Gray Matter: The world after Pearl Harbor (12/14/05)
Over the years, after respectfully remembering and properly observing Pearl Harbor Day, our lives moved on.  This year, with all that's happening around the world, it is not quite the same. Among other things, memories of the Vietnam era, and all that entails, seem to surface more readily. ...