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Stories from Thursday, March 22, 2012

The Great Easter Egg Hunt is here (03/22/12)
Exciting prizes and fun for all highlight The Chronicle Times' Fifth Annual Great Easter Egg Hunt that begins on Monday, March 26 and runs until April 6 - or until the eggs are found. A Gold egg and Silver egg will be hidden within the Cherokee City limits (excluding private property). ...
River Valley Players to present madcap comedy (03/22/12)
It's early spring and once again it is time for the thespians of the River Valley Speech and Drama Club to take to the stage and present their annual production. This year they will be treading the boards to 'Prince Joe', a madcap comedy penned by RV's Margaret Witt...
Pitchin' in (03/22/12)
The Tilden Tillers 4-H group and the Marcus Clover kids got together recently to give a donation to the Marcus Historical Society. The groups wanted to help with the cost of the moving of the building that is currently in downtown Marcus to the future site at the Marcus Fairgrounds. The kids have also offered to help with moving boxes and exhibits to the new site. Accepting the check for the Historical Socity is Linda Spieler, shaking hands with club President Levi Letsche. Photo contributed...
Pheasants Forever Banquet Saturday (03/22/12)
The Cherokee County Pheasants Forever will be hosting its 26th Annual Banquet this Saturday, March 24, at Cherokee Western Iowa Tech Community College Conference Center, with the doors opening at 5:30 p.m. Once again there will be a large assortment of raffles, games and quality guns available, and auction items will feature local and national art by Scot Storm, James Meger, Rosemary Millette, and others...
Chamber Coffee (03/22/12)
Friday's Chamber Coffee will be hosted by Bruce Jones' Farm Bureau Financial Services at their office at 515 West Main Street, beginning at 9:30 a.m.
Cherokee Co. Farm Bureau donates food (03/22/12)
Cherokee County Farm Bureau donated food on March 14th to the Cherokee County Work Services, located in Cherokee. CCWS Director Calvin Carver, left, and Dick Baker are pictured accepting the donation on behalf of CCWS. Cherokee County Work Services provides a work and social environment for many area residents with mental health issues and disabilities. Photo contributed...
Congressman King visits with Farm Bureau members (03/22/12)
Congressman Steve King made a stopover in Cherokee on March 14 to visit with Farm Bureau members at Western Iowa Tech Community College. King spoke to directors on Agriculture & Energy, Economy & Federal Spending, Immigration, Fair Tax, and Traditional & Family Values. Congressman King is pictured with Farm Bureau members from Region 1 & 2. Lunch was served prior to the topics important to directors and FB members. Photo contributed...
Bald Eagle Day in Cherokee (03/22/12)
Bald Eagle Day will be observed this year in Cherokee on March 31 at the Cherokee VFW located at 113 E. Maple St. This year's programs will begin at 10 a.m. and lunch will be served at noon and cost is a free will donation. Raptor Rehabilitator will be there at 1 p.m. with a bald eagle and there will be a raptor release about 2:10 p.m...
Pat Miller steps down as OABCIG basketball coach (03/22/12)
IDA GROVE- After nine highly successful seasons, Pat Miller has decided to step down as head girls basketball coach at Odebolt -Arthur/Battle Creek -Ida Grove, according to a story in the Sioux City Journal. Miller, who has also served as the high school principal fo 11 years, said he decided to resign his coaching position shortly after the end of this year's state tournament, and the OA-BCIG school board accepted the resignation this week...
Pressley / son (03/22/12)
Amanda and Jeremy Pressley of Kingsley are the proud parents of a baby boy, born at 10:56 p.m. on March 1, 2012. Brody Dean Pressley weighed 7 lbs. 4 oz. and measured 20 inches long. Grandparents are Amy and Jim Meyer of rural Alta and Deana and James Pressley of Storm Lake...
McCray / son (03/22/12)
Danyelle and Cornell McCray Jr. of Cherokee are the proud parents of a baby boy, born at 9 p.m. on March 16, 2012. Kendrell Roosevelt McCray weighed 10 lbs. 9 oz. and measured 22 1/2 inches long, and he was welcomed home by his brothers, Don Vielle, Cornell, Dramelle and Dontrell, and his sister Coriyel. Grandparents are Cornell McCray Sr. and Lesia Forrest, Sylvester Smith and Jeannette Smith...
Library News (03/22/12)
Each year I mention a special week in April. Sometimes I just acknowledge it in passing, some years I do something about it. This time I intend to make it a big deal , so I am promoting it early. Mark your calendar and plan to stop by the Cherokee Public Library to help celebrate National Library Week from April 8-14...
Beware the con artist (03/22/12)
It's springtime and word has it that home repair scams are operating at record highs throughout the United States, with their focus remaining on the elderly and naive. Spring is prime time for such con artists as we all catch a slice of spring fever and begin contemplating fix-up jobs such as painting the house, barn, garage, or other outbuildings; shingling the roof; gutter repair or replacement; improving landscapes; trimming, removing, and/or planting shrubbery and trees, etc...