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Stories from Thursday, October 28, 2010

Rodeo Historical Society honors the Barnes Family (10/28/10)
OKLAHOMA CITY, OK. - Special awards and national recognition continue to pour forth for the Barnes PRCA Rodeo Family of Peterson and Cherokee, with the recent announcement that the esteemed Rodeo Historical Society has named Rodeo Producer/Stock Contractor Bob Barnes to its coveted Hall of Fame, and Bob's wife Donita as the recipient of the 2010 Tad Lucas Award...
Volunteers still needed for Costume Parade (10/28/10)
The Cherokee Chamber's Trick or Treat Costume Parade down Main Street is scheduled for Saturday. The Chamber is still in need of volunteers to help with this year's event. Also needed are people to help kids get signed up at the Fire Station so they have an accurate count. Plus, volunteers are needed to help watch traffic when the children are crossing the streets...
Where to vote on Election Day (10/28/10)
Cherokee County voters will be heading to the polls next week. Voting precincts will be open . on Nov. 2 , starting at 7 a.m and closing at 9 p.m. If you're a resident of Precinct One, which encompasses the townships of Spring, Afton, Pitcher, Diamond and the City of Aurelia, the Aurelia Community Center at 235 Main St. in Aurelia is where you are to vote...
City proceeds on street parking ordinance (10/28/10)
The Cherokee City Council Tuesday night approved the first readings of two ordinances, including one prohibiting overnight parking on City streets of certain vehicles, and one prohibiting storage of wood or wood piles in residential front or street side yards...
Chamber Coffee (10/28/10)
This week's Cherokee Chamber of Commerce Coffee will be held at Careage Home Care on Friday at 9:30 a.m. Careage Home Care is located at 212 W. Bluff St.
Chronicle Times mail address (10/28/10)
Area residents are reminded that the Chronicle Times discontinued its Post Office Box service more than one year ago and all mail should now be sent to the Chronicle Times at 111 S. Second St., Cherokee, Iowa 51012. We are still receiving mail addressed to the old P.O. Box, which causes the mail to be several days late when delivered by carrier...
Raptors sweep Westwood in Regional VB (10/28/10)
SCHALLER - The Ridge View Raptors swept a Class 2A Regional Quarterfinal volleyball match over Westwood of Sloan here on Tuesday, 25-21, 25-10, 25-13. Ridge View was led on offense by Roxanne Grundmeier and Brooke Wiese. Both plauyers had 14 kills in the match, and Wiese had 13 digs, one more than Grundmeier. ...
Ridge View slams Westwood (10/28/10)
SLOAN - Ridge View slammed winless Westwood 48-0 in Class 1A District football action here Friday that ended the regular season for both teams. The 4-5 Ridge View squad qualified for the State Playoffs with the win and played at #2 Emmetsburg (9-0) Wednesday night...
Linda Miller (10/28/10)
Linda Miller, 51, of Saint Helens, Ore., passed away Sept. 21, 2010. Memorial services will be held on Saturday, Oct. 30 at 11 a.m. at the Boothby Funeral Home in Cherokee. Rev. Marvin Miller will officiate. It was Linda's wish to be cremated, and burial of the remains will be in the Oak Hill Cemetery at Cherokee. Online condolences can be left at www.boothbyfuneral.com...
Stevenson / daughter (10/28/10)
Brandon and Shanade Stevenson of Holstein are happy to announce the birth of their first child, a girl. Trinity Marie Stevenson was born at 7:08 a.m. on October 19, 2010. She weighed 7 lbs. 15 oz, and measured 21 1/2 inches long, and her grandparents, all from Holstein, are Dave and Bonnie Stevenson, Lisa and Jeff Mack, and Shaun Kistenmacher...
Struck Strikes Out : Playing kiss and tell with a rodeo legend (10/28/10)
"Have you ever been kissed by a man?" Bob Barnes joked as he, his limp and cane darted into my office unannounced a few weeks ago. "One time," I solemnly replied, "but then he didn't call, he didn't write, he didn't..." Well, by the time Bob Barnes stopped laughing, bent over at the waist and leaning on his cane like Bo Jangles taking a bow, he had enough time for two more hip and knee replacements, to produce a bunch of PRCA rodeos from Florida to California, and to tell and show Donita, his wife of more than 50 years, how much he loves her for like the millionth time.. ...
Library News (10/28/10)
We have something new at the Cherokee Public Library that we are super excited about, and we think there are a lot of people in the Cherokee area who will be too. We have subscribed to two EBSCO databases that we can share with our patrons for home use. ...
Turn in those poachers (10/28/10)
With the hunting seasons upon us, we encourage Iowans to join with the Department of Natural Resources in the on-going effort to rid our state of thoughtless, law-breaking wild game poachers. Poaching is a crime. In essence, poachers steal our natural resources while giving all hunters and fishermen a bad name...
Campaign After - Effects (10/28/10)