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Stories from Friday, December 23, 2011

Man denied 'service dog' seeks legal action (12/23/11)
AURELIA - According to information submitted to the Chronicle Times, James Sak, 65, a disabled Vietnam Veteran and retired Chicago police officer, was forced to relinquish his service dog after the Aurelia City Council voted December 14 to prohibit the dog, identified as a "pit bull," from residing within Aurelia city limits...
More blessed to give than receive (12/23/11)
The 'Locks of Love' program is a non-profit agency, headquartered in West Palm Beach, Florida, which provides "hair protheses," fashioned from donated locks of hair, to young children throughout the United Sates and Canada who have lost their own hair due to any medical condition...
Klingensmith to play at Jazz & Blues Festival (12/23/11)
On Jan. 13, the talented young Kelsey Klingensmith will be among the guests performing with Jimmy Davis & Friends at 9 p.m. to midnight at The Gathering Place as part of the 12th Annual Cherokee Jazz & Blues Festival. Kelsey Klingensmith is a sweet country girl from Moville with the soul of a songbird and the heart of an angel. A prodigious singer and songwriter, she has already written over 90 songs and recorded her first all original CD in December of 2010 in Nashville, Tenn...
Cherokee School Board approves health care dividend payout (12/23/11)
The Cherokee Community School District Board of Education Monday night approved the distribution of a one-time health care dividend to District employees in the amount of $300 per employee. District Superintendent Dr. John Chalstrom advised the Board that the dividend from the Self-Insurance Fund is a one-time payout and results from the program's success and serves as a "healthy lifestyle reward" for the employees adopting healthy lifestyles that have reduced the amount of claims in the past...
Advent Tryst service held (12/23/11)
The annual Advent Tryst,co-sponsored by St. Paul United Methodist and Memorial Presbyterian, was held on Wednesday at Memorial Presbyterian Church in Cherokee.. The Advent Tryst service of celebrating the birth of Christ and the meaning of Christmas began nearly 40 years ago and continues today. In the photo, Opal Pratt Wharton is shown speaking at the pulpit. Photo by Mike Leckband...
Aurelia Board to pursue contract for renovation (12/23/11)
AURELIA - Following up on Monday's meeting with three architectural firms regarding renovation projects at the Aurelia school facility, the Aurelia School Board approved pursuing a contract with Invision Architects at an early morning meeting on Thursday...
Times Gone By (12/23/11)
Gov. Carroll's unexpected departure for the state penitentiary, following so closely upon the statement of Editor Kneedler, of the Hardin County Ledger, that he knows positively that neither Frank or Nate Rainsbarger had a hand in killing Enoch Johnson, has led many state house people to believe that this winter will see a complete re-opening of the famous case...
Basic Biittner : The joy of sports ??? (12/23/11)
Remember when sports was a fun thing ? Get out in the fresh air, get some exercise, enjoy some competitive camaraderie ... as Len Berman says, "sports is supposed to be the toy department" of life. Well, basically, that's still true ... or it can be. On a true amateur level, with responsible supervision... Okay, well, maybe I'm dreaming .....