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Stories from Friday, May 27, 2011

Supervisors approve GIS/IT candidate (05/27/11)
The Cherokee County Board of Supervisor approved the hiring of a candidate for a newly created position that combined the County's Geographic Information Systems (GIS) position (which was part of the County's Assessor's Office) with an Information Technician (IT) position...
Residents fear water, soil contamination (05/27/11)
The Cherokee City Council Tuesday night heard residents' fears of possible soil and water contamination from Filter Recycling Inc. at 5167 Old 21 Road, a Cherokee oil filter recycling business that burned down in April in a catastrophic and hazardous fire...
Landfill Commission seeks County bond reorganization (05/27/11)
On Tuesday at the Cherokee County Supervisors meeting, Ken Slater of the Cherokee Landfill Commission addressed the Cherokee County Board of Supervisors to see if they could roll the current 10-year General Obligation Bond taken out two years ago for the pellet plant located at the Cherokee Landfill, to a 20-year GOB. That GOB was for the amount of $2,920,000...
Final spring yard waste days (05/27/11)
Yard waste will be picked up by Sanitary Services on your regular recyclable service day on the following date. West side of Cherokee (also Rock Island and Parkview additions) on Thursday, June 2. East side of Cherokee on Friday June 3. Important: yard waste will be picked up at your normal pickup location but must be kept separate from your recyclables that are also picked up on those dates. ...
No paper Monday (05/27/11)
There will be no issue of the Chronicle Times on Monday May 30, due to the Memorial Day holiday.
Times Gone By (05/27/11)
Jess Mason Saturday purchased a new top buggy and was trying it on west Main street. When near the railroad tracks a wheel came off letting the axel fall to the ground and badly frightening the animal which made a dash over the tracks and under the Weart & Lysaght elevator sign which shaved off the top. ...
2011 Braves tennis (05/27/11)
The Cherokee Braves tennis team punctuated its 2011 season with a pizza banquet at the Washington High Commons last week and acknowledged varsity and JV lettermen. Varsity lettermen include, front row left to right, Nathan Fowler, Alex Struck, Matt Enderlin, Brett Walker, Connor Ogren. ...
Ridge View boys blank River Valley (05/27/11)
CORRECTIONVILLE - Ridge View hurlers gave up just four hits, and their defense turned a rare triple play in the 5th inning, as the Raptors went on to record an 11-0 Western Valley Conference victory over River Valley here Tuesday in the season opener for both teams...
South O'Brien opens with 11-6 win (05/27/11)
PAULLINA - Chas Biery was winning pitcher and drove in three runs with a pair of hits to lead South O'Brien to a War Eagle Conference season-opening 11-6 baseball win over Le Mars Gehlen here Tuesday night. Also for the winning Wolverines, Zane Roberts was 3-4 and scored four runs, and Jimmy Callahan was 2-4 with a double and two runs scored...
Have a safe grilling season (05/27/11)
We remind the public to use safe grilling practices as the peak months for grilling usage and fires approach -- June and July. Gas grills constitute a higher risk, having been involved in an annual average of 6,200 home fires in 2004-2008, while charcoal or other solid-fueled grills were involved in an annual average of 1,300 home fires...