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Stories from Thursday, December 13, 2007

Project Outreach is best yet (12/13/07)
The local Knights of Columbus' Project Outreach is in its 14th year, "reaching out to persons with disabilities" through their fundraising efforts The Knights always give 10 percent of the money they raise to the Special Olympics and the remainder to Cherokee County Work Services...
Work Services issued accreditation (12/13/07)
Cherokee County Work Services (CCWS) has announced that once again it has been issued a three-year accreditation, the highest accreditation possible, by the Commission for Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities (CARF) International. Rhonda Mart, Associate Director of New Hope in Carroll and Kenneth Jones, Vice President of OPARC of Montclair, Calif. made up the survey team...
New officers at CPD (12/13/07)
The Cherokee Police Department recently added two new officers to the force, as Josh Douglas joined the force on October 29 and Travis Rupp on November 10. Douglas, 20, is a native of Sioux City, and graduated from the Police Academy in his hometown on October 25. He worked for the Police Department in Moville for six months while he attended the academy. Douglas is single, and his family still resides in the Sioux City area...
Tigers run it up on WHS girls (12/13/07)
The Spencer Tigers, third-ranked in Class 3A, showed no mercy in devastating an inexperienced Cherokee Washington High girls basketball team here on Dec. 7, absconding into the frigid night with a decisive 82-34 Lakes Conference victory. After many years of Cherokee dominance in the Lakes Conference, the talented Tigers obviously smelled blood in the water early and kept the pedal to the metal with a 16-6 lead after one quarter, a 44-30 laugher at halftime, and a 63-32 lead after three frames...
Braves fall to tough Spencer (12/13/07)
Try as they may, the gritty Cherokee Braves just couldn't thwart Spencer's inside, offensive game, leading to a hard-fought 62-46 loss to the tall Tigers in a boys Lakes Conference tussle here on Dec. 7. Big 6-6 senior post Dan Johnson led the Tigers with 19 points, followed by 6-3 junior Kyle Fitch with 16, and 6-3 junior Chris Fitzpatrick with 13...
Struck Strikes Out:Pickin' up the pieces of college life (12/13/07)
I was visiting with a couple college kids recently when the topic came up a few times of super-talented high school athletes who wind up tarnishing or ruining their image and/or college careers by getting arrested for breaking the law. It brought to mind my very own college experiences and, although I was never arrested, believe me I easily could have and should have been on multiple occasions...