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Stories from Monday, September 21, 2009

Annual Fall Family Fest and Baking Contest (09/21/09)
The Depot Renovation, Inc. will be holding its eighth annual Fall Family Fest and Baking Contest on Saturday, Sept. 26 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the historic Cherokee Railroad Depot on South 4th Street in downtown Cherokee. The day will kick of at 9 a.m. with a bake sale and will go until everything is gone. So come and join the depot crew for free coffee and purchase some great homemade goodies...
Just 2 candidates file for November 3 City Election (09/21/09)
From all indications, voter apathy has turned into candidate apathy regarding the upcoming Nov. 3 Cherokee Municipal Elections, with just two candidates filing the necessary nomination papers for three vacancies at City Hall by deadline Thursday afternoon...
Supervisors approve disallowance of home credits (09/21/09)
The Cherokee County Board of Supervisors Tuesday met with Kris Witcombe, Cherokee County Auditor's Assistant, for the Disallowance of Homestead and Military Exemption from original application based on Jan. 1, 2009 valuations that are payable in the years of 2010 and 2011...
Marcus Scout named Eagle Scout (09/21/09)
Hunter Jack Heidesch has successfully completed all of the requirements set forth by the Boy Scouts of America to obtain the rank of Eagle Scout as was reported earlier in this paper, and his efforts have been recognized and approved by the National Council...
Cemetery walk tradition continues in Marcus (09/21/09)
This year marks will the tenth year for the Marcus Amherst Cemetery Walk, which has always been under the thoughtful eye of Nancy Hier, a Marcus native. The event this year will be held on Saturday evening, Oct. 3, beginning at 6:30 p.m. at the Marcus Amherst Cemetery...
Homecoming Activities at Aurelia this week (09/21/09)
This is Homecoming Week at the Aurelia School. Students will be participating in special activities all week, then on Thursday comes the Homecoming Parade, beginning at 6:30 p.m. Anyone who wishes to have an entry in the parade is asked to call Angie Bruce at the Aurelia High School...
Basic Biittner: That Was the Week That Was (09/21/09)
I attended two important meetings which were held in Cherokee County last week as a reporter for this newspaper. The two meetings had a combined participation of about 500 - 600 participants, considered an excellent turnout in both cases. Both meetings had to do with the future direction of venerable institutions which are more than 100 years old, so the amount of interest shown really shouldn't have come as a surprise. ...
Bullies are still out there (09/21/09)
Bullies used to simply shake down the weaker kids for lunch money, but these days, the bully business has gone online, and it's booming. According to a 2009 survey of 2,000 middle school students by the Cyberbullying Research Center, 9.4 percent said they were recent victims of cyberbullying, while 17.3 percent claimed to be "lifetime" victims of online bullies...