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Stories from Wednesday, December 3, 2008

Lakefront home part of this year's tour (12/03/08)
T.T.T. will be hosting a Holiday Tour of Homes from 1-4 p.m. on Sunday afternoon, Dec. 7. Five homes are on the tour, and $10 will get you admission to all five homes. Tickets may be bought in advance at Valley Gifts, Hy-Vee Gifts, Valley Bank (both Cherokee and Marcus locations), Central Bank and Cherokee State Bank. Tickets may also be purchased on the day of the tour at any of the homes...
Allender Chiropractic donates to Mid-Sioux (12/03/08)
Dr. Frank Allender (front left) donates a check for $2,252 to Joan Forcier, Mid-Sioux Opportunity Director, (front right). The check represents funds raised at Allender Chiropractic Clinic for the "Food for the Needy" program, run by Mid-Sioux. Members of the staff at Allender Chiropractic Clinic pictured in the back row are, left to right, Kristie Ebel, Dr. ...
Supervisors hold LSCP public hearing (12/03/08)
The Cherokee County Supervisors held a public hearing on Nov. 25 during their regular meeting for the approval of the Little Sioux corn Processors Development Agreement. Resolution #2008-08 was adopted and no objection either oral or written was presented. ...
DNR wants your ideas (12/03/08)
An 18-month planning process is under way for water trails and low-head dam safety in Iowa. A series of listening sessions are scheduled around the state in coming months. Recently, the Cherokee County Conservation Department hosted one of these public meetings. That input will influence Iowa Department of Natural Resources' priorities and plans in coming years...
Drawing the winners (12/03/08)
Aileen Larson draws one of the two winners of a $200 Fashionette gift certificate, to conclude the T.T.T. E.Z. Chapter's Raffle, as fellow T.T.T. member Sherry Held and Curt and Barb Clabaugh, representing Fashionette, look on. The winners of the drawing were Jeanette Wilson and Alice Schissel, both of Cherokee...
Cooking up some good food (12/03/08)
These gentlemen were responsible for cooking up the delicious meal served at the recent Knights of Columbus Creamed Chicken dinner at the K.C. Hall. Photo by Dan Whitney.
Times Gone By (12/03/08)
"Say" said a Meridenite to the scribe "that robbery described by your correspondent should have read:" "It was past the witching midnight hour Saturday when a good resident of the quiet burg, of Meriden, was "awakened by a noise at his window giving evidence that parties were trying to break into the house...
Christmas Parade Dec. 4th (12/03/08)
This year's "Wonderful World of Christmas Parade" in Cherokee will be held on Thursday Dec. 4. This marks the 10th year of the popular event in downtown Cherokee. Last year there were 33 entries and hundreds of spectators, and parade organizers hope this year's parade will be the best yet...
Cherokee Guitar Shop open for business (12/03/08)
Brad Dirks first learned to play the guitar when he was in the fifth grade in the small town of Tahlequah, Oklahoma, and it has been a passion of his ever since. He continues to play, often as part of a family goup with his wife and two daughters. He was also one of the "Pump Boys" in last year's Cherokee Community Theatre production of "Pump Boys and Dinettes."...
'Holiday Tour of Homes' features Holton home (12/03/08)
T.T.T. will be holding their annual Holiday Tour of Homes from 1-4 p.m. on Sunday, December 7. The Chronicle Times is running a series on the five homes on this year's tour. Following is a brief description of one of this year's five featured homes, but all the featured homes really need to be seen to be appreciated...
MMC Lady Eagles beat Bulldogs, 55-29 (12/03/08)
MARCUS - The Marcus-Meriden-Cleghorn Lady Eagles jumped out to a 16-6 first quarter lead and remained in control throughout the game as they beat the Aurelia Bulldog girls, 55-29, in non-conference basketball action here on November 25. MMC was led by Erica Dreckman, with 12 points and Rachel McDermott, who added 11 for the Lady Eagles. ...
Cherokee's Jones is first-team INA All-State (12/03/08)
DES MOINES - Cherokee's record-setting senior quarterback Tyler Jones leads a small contingent of area players earning Iowa Newspaper Association All-State Football honors in their respective classes this season. Jones is Iowa's prep career record holder for touchdown passes (81), passing yardage (9,144), completions (756), single season completions (287), and single game completions (42)...
HWC too much for Cherokee girls (12/03/08)
HULL - A talented and much taller Hull Western Christian girls basketball squad smacked a youthful Cherokee team 79-31 in season-opening Lakes Conference basketball here on November 25. Misty Bruhn paced the Washington High girls with 11 points, including three three-pointers in this tough road game starting the season. Other scorers for Cherokee were Shelby Dilla with five points, and Liz Dawson, Julie Miller, and Taylor woods four apiece...
Jolly named Assistant Coach of the Year (12/03/08)
Lynn Jolly, Cherokee Washington High assistant football coach and head boys track coach, was named the Class 2A Assistant Coach of the Year by the Iowa Football Coaches Association during festivities at last week's IHSAA State Football Playoffs in Cedar Falls. Jolly has coached 30 years at Cherokee. Photo by Jeff Benson, Lyon County Reporter...
Hall of Fame for Neil Phipps (12/03/08)
Neil Phipps, Cherokee Washington High athletic director, co-head football coach, and assistant girls track coach, was inducted into the Iowa Football Coaches Hall of Fame during the recent IHSAA State Football Playoffs in Cedar Falls. Phipps and his wife, Jodi, are shown here after receiving the coveted award. Photo by Jeff Benson, Lyon County Reporter...
Hoskinson and Westphal/son (12/03/08)
Matthew Hoskinson and Nicole Westphal of Cherokee are pleased to announce the birth of their son. Trae Thomas Hoskinson was born on Nov. 10, 2008 at 1 p.m. He weighed 7 lbs. and 6 oz. and measured 19 inches long. Welcoming him home was his brother Ty Westphal...
From the Midway:Bring on the holidays (12/03/08)
Can you feel it? There is something in the air. I'm not talking about the chill from the weather, rather the holidays are here. Like many of you out there, I too am suffering from that old turkey hang-over today. Now that Thanksgiving is done we can get down to what is really important...
Gray Matters: Let us give thanks (12/03/08)
Thanksgiving, that most American of holidays, has recently been called the forgotten holiday. If that is true, circumstances might turn things around this year. If there is a possible up-side to the current state of the economy, it might be that it gives us a chance to think about how unbelievably our nation has been blessed in all things material...
Toy safety hot topic this Christmas season (12/03/08)
Last holiday season's hysteria over the safety of some of the toys made overseas lodged a big lump of coal in many kids' stockings. Not only did concerns over lead paint and other quality control issues result in a sleigh full of product recalls, but it also prompted Congress to take action. A new law now requires that manufacturers put in place more stringent testing procedures and reduce the levels of toxic chemicals in their toys...
Think safety for the holidays (12/03/08)
The holiday season is among the most treasured times of year. But for many of us, December also is the most harried and stressful month, even without unexpected pop-ins from the in-laws or toy instruction sheets that don't seem to be written in English. It also has the potential to be the most dangerous...