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Stories from Friday, June 15, 2012

First annual Little Miss Cherokee County competition (06/15/12)
The Cherokee County Fair Association is seeking contestants for the first annual Little Miss Cherokee County competition. Contestants must live in Cherokee County and be entering either the third or fourth grade for the upcoming 2012-13 school year...
Rounding Up RAGBRAI Volunteers (06/15/12)
This ornery posse is all business about rounding up volunteers to help during the July 22 overnight stop by RAGBRAI XL in Cherokee. They are, left to right, Tom Letsche, Mike Wiederholt, Ron Oman. Interested area residents can contact City Hall.
Supervisors approve election results (06/15/12)
Supervisors approve election results By Dan Whitney Staff Writer The Cherokee County Board of Supervisors received the canvass report on the recent 2012 Primary Election from Elections Deputy Jill Titcomb at their weekly meeting Tuesday, and the results reported were the same as the unofficial results printed in the Chronicle Times last week...
State Savings Bank donates to Yacht Club project (06/15/12)
State Savings Bank in Cherokee (formerly Valley Bank) has donated $5,000 to the proposed new Yacht Club at Koser Spring Lake Park. Holding the ceremonial check are, left to right, Manager Pat Kirby, Linda Smith, and Karen Aduddell of State Savings Bank; and Spring Lake Park Yacht Club Committee members, left to right, Dave Lucas, Jamie Roof, Steve Thomas, and Mark Hecox. Photo contributed...
Naturalist's Lunchbox at Koser Spring Lake Park (06/15/12)
If you're stuck in a rut during your workday lunch, then here's a great opportunity to do something different. Cherokee County Conservation Board's Naturalist, Laura Kohn, is inviting you to spend your lunch break with her at Koser Spring Lake Park in Cherokee...
Extension Council offers candidates opportunities to educate and serve (06/15/12)
The Cherokee County Extension Council soon will begin the process to fill four seats on the council. The elected council, like the hundreds of others across the country, is the grass roots governing body for the Cooperative Extension System. As part of Iowa State University Extension and Outreach, the Cherokee County council works in partnership with local citizens, Iowa State University, and the U.S. ...
Times Gone By (06/15/12)
Diamond township was the scene of considerable excitement Saturday night when it was found that horse thieves had been at work. T. L. Kenyon is the owner of the animal they attempted to take, and they would have been successful had the animal been broken to drive single...
Pitts continues to lead Sioux Valley qualifiers (06/15/12)
Matt Pitts of Cherokee continues to lead the medalist race for the 78th annual Sioux Valley Amateur Men's Match-Play Golf Tournament in Cherokee after firing a sizzling 33-34-67 at the revered Cherokee Golf & Country Club course last week to take a solid lead...
Padres try-outs in Akron June 25 (06/15/12)
AKRON - The San Diego Padres will hold a try-out camp in Akron Monday, June 25, under the direction of veteran Padres scout Hank Krause. Participants must be between ages 15-21 and players must provide their own uniforms, gloves, and shoes. The camp will provide the rest of the necessary equipment...
Young Cherokee girls lose games (06/15/12)
The youthful Cherokee Washington High softball team, with no seniors and just one junior on the squad, dropped five recent games last week against rugged opponents. The WHS gals lost 9-5 at Hull Western Christian, with losing pitcher Emily Haselhoff allowing eight hits, while walking six and striking out three in six innings of work...
Warrior boys win another one (06/15/12)
ALTA - In his second career start on Wednesday, Alta-Aurelia freshman Ross Friedrich pitched very well, and did a nice job of mixing up his pitches in a 19-7 Twin Lakes Conference win over Southeast Webster-Grand. Jalen Henningsen slugged a home run for the Warriors and Neil Marshall and Austin Delp had three hits apiece and each scored three times...
MMC girls win three of four games (06/15/12)
The busy Marcus-Meriden-Cleghorn softball team rang up a 3-1 record against tough War Eagle Conference foes recently. Last week, the Eagles of coach Leo Hupke defeated Hartley-Melvin-Sanborn 11-1 in Hartley, thanks to a superb one-hitter fored by winning pitcher Kayla Foresman. The senior righty struck out six batters while shitting down the Hawks' attack...
Baseball Braves lose by narrow margins (06/15/12)
The Cherokee Braves dropped four recent baseball games by narrow margins, with two road games and two home dates comprising the action. The Braves lost at Denison-Schleswig 4-2 after outhitting the Monarchs but stranding 10 runners on base. Nate Seliger paced Cherokee hitters with a 2-4 effort at two RBI. Adam Pitts was 1-2 with a double and was 3-3 in stolen bases...
Anthony Daniel Carranza (06/15/12)
Anthony Daniel Carranza, infant son of Katie Meyers and Carlos Carranza, was stillborn June 12, 2012 at the Spencer Municipal Hospital. Funeral services will be held Monday, June 18, at 10 a.m. at the Boothby Funeral Home in Cherokee. Pastor Ethan Sayler will officiate. Burial will be in Cherokee Memory Gardens Cemetery in Cherokee. Online condolences may be left at www.boothbyfuneral.com...
We salute Sioux Valley's 78th Year! (06/15/12)
As surviving players, club members, and fans reminisce this week about the many cherished memories through the years at the Sioux Valley Amateur Men's Match-Play Golf Tournament, we readily join with them to salute this unique and venerable Cherokee golfing classic on its 78th Anniversary...