BASIC BIITTNER : Is anyone here telling the truth?
(Column ~ 02/25/08)
Wednesday February 13, 2008 will go down in history as the date that Major League Baseball and one of its legendary players took another giant step in dragging their glorious sport even further into the muck and mire - a process which seems to have been going on for decades now. ...
Air superiority is a must
(Editorial ~ 02/25/08)
The ability to strike an enemy from the air rapidly and with pinpoint accuracy is a key element of our country's ability to project military might around the world. The question of whether we should continue projecting military might to the extent we do now is a question worthy of exploring, but based on our present commitments in Afghanistan and Iraq, much more is needed in the budget for our Air Force...
- R.J. Thomas donates $25,000 to CCCB (Local News ~ 02/25/08)
City faces tight budget
(Local News ~ 02/25/08)
The city of Cherokee could face a budget that brings down reserve funds to as low as $14,250 by the end of the fiscal year which runs from July 1, 2008, through June 30, 2009. Deciding on a budget proposal to be published prior to a public hearing will need to be made on Tuesday, Feb. ...
City sets bond hearing
(Local News ~ 02/25/08)
The Cherokee City Council set separate public hearings for two bonding proposals, one for community center improvements and one for an equipment truck that would replace a 1985 vehicle currently used for that purpose. The public hearings will both be held on the same night, March 11, it was decided at a special council meeting on Tuesday of this week...
Galva-Holstein boys advance in tourney
(Community Sports ~ 02/25/08)
River Valley out after OT loss; SOS loses to Unity Christian The Galva-Holstein boys defeated Charter Oak-Ute in Class 1A District semifinal action at Woodbine on Feb. 19. Coach Bob Lee's Pirates defeated the Bobcats of the Boyer Valley Conference 43-36, in a low-scoring affair...
Struck Strikes Out: Teeing off really tees him off
(Sports Column ~ 02/25/08)
I was looking out my sliding glass doors at the Cherokee Golf & Country Club's frigid winter landscape a few days ago, thinking out loud that, "By golly, this upcoming season, I'm going to play me some serious golf." I've only played a couple rounds the past few years and I don't really know why, except to say that my game has disintegrated to an embarrassing degree, I lose my balls a lot shorter now, arthritis has gnarled some fingers, and many of my old cronies have quit, retired, split up, or developed other interests.. ...
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