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Stories from Thursday, August 2, 2012

Why I Relay (08/02/12)
Lindy Reinhart : "My relay story is simple. I relay for a good friend, Carrie Serviss. I began the team in her honor. I have continued to have a team to raise money so a cure can be found and so friends and families never have to lose a loved one." Layne Reinhart :...
Aurelia's Wetlands Walking Path now complete (08/02/12)
The town of Aurelia sought advice about what they could do with a wetlands area on the east edge of town, along Highway 7, and a decision was made that one-tenth of an acre could be destroyed, due to drought conditions. Local resident Denny Allen, with the assistance of the Aurelia Kiwanis Club, then set about developing the area into something the town would find useful and of which they would be proud...
Major changes in Aurelia School building this summer (08/02/12)
Major renovative construction is taking place this summer at the Aurelia school, now home to the Alta-Aurelia Middle School and the Aurelia Elementary School. Most of the project involved making the 1920 building and the 1950 gymnasium fully compliant with the Americans With Disabilities Act (ADA)...
2012 Cherokee County Fair Results (08/02/12)
Educational Presentations: Kyle Morgan--Blue Ribbon Advancing to Clay County Fair, "Netherland Dwarf Rabit" Kassidy Pingel--Blue Ribbon Advancing to State Fair piano solo Gracie Winterhof--Blue Ribbon Advancing to State Fair piano solo Kyle Morgan--Blue Ribbon Advancing to Clay County Fair "Twinkle, Twinkle"...
Yacht Club hosted former Off-Shore Masters Golf (08/02/12)
A few of the Chronicle Times' readers have kindly submitted recent stories and memories of days spent at Cherokee's Spring Lake Park. But some of you may recall the Off Shore Master's Golf Tournament that used to be held ON the Lake itself. That event got its start around 1987 during a snow storm!...
Supervisors OK policy and plan amendment (08/02/12)
In a brief weekly meeting Tuesday, the Cherokee County Board of Supervisors heard a report from County engineer Dave Shanahan on a new Federal Policy, called the Title 6 Policy, which counties have been asked to approve. Shanahan said the policy is essentially a re-stating of the Equal Opportunity Act and other non-discriminatory laws. ...
Perseid Meteor shows planned (08/02/12)
It will soon be time again for one of the most reliable meteor showers in the Northern Hemisphere. The earth's orbit is crossing into the debris path of the Swift-Tuttle comet which last passed through the inner solar system over 20 years ago. At the peak of the Perseid Meteor Shower, over 60 meteors per hour can be seen streaking across the night sky. The very best time to view the phenomenon is in the early morning...
Yacht Club group to host concert (08/02/12)
The Koser Spring Lake Yacht Club Committee, in the midst of completing its fund-raising effort for a new Yacht Club in the Park, will host a music concert Saturday from 8-10 p.m. in The Gathering Place in historic downtown Cherokee. Several talented local musicians will headline the concert, including Charlie Leissler, Andy Juhl, Laura Bernhardt, Bridget Durst, Brooks Begay, Tim Anderson, and Steve Alingh...
Cherokee fun run to benefit Cystic Fibrosis (08/02/12)
The second annual Life & Breath Trail Run benefiting the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation is fast approaching. Mark your calendars for Saturday morning August 4th, and come out to support children and young adults across the nation who battle cystic fibrosis...
Chamber Coffee (08/02/12)
This Friday's 9:30 a.m. Cherokee Chamber Coffee will be at City Hall, 416 W. Main St. and will be hosted by the Cherokee Chamber of Commerce.
Alta-Aurelia starts a new sport (08/02/12)
Both Alta High School and Aurelia High School have fielded outstanding athletic teams in a variety of sports through the years, but this year the shared district has undertaken a new sport, soccer - or futbol as it's known throughout the world, where it is the most popular sport...
Cherokee Junior Golf League a success (08/02/12)
The first year of the Cherokee Junior Golf League at the Cherokee Golf & Country Club was a big success, with 28 youths participating on four Monday mornings starting in June. The $17 fee covered the costs for the t-shirts, trophies, medals, tournament meal, flag winner balls, and a tree donated to the golf course...
Esther Irene Madsen (08/02/12)
Esther Irene Madsen, age 96 of Cherokee, passed away Sunday, July 29, 2012 at the Cherokee Regional Medical Center in Cherokee. Funeral services will be held at 1:30 p.m. Friday, Aug. 3 at the Greenwood Funeral Home in Cherokee. Pastor Magrey deVega will officiate. ...
Bill Schmidt (08/02/12)
Bill Schmidt, age 87 of Cherokee, passed away Monday, July 30, 2012, at his residence in Cherokee following a lengthy illness. Memorial services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 4, 2012 at the Immaculate Conception Catholic Church in Cherokee. Father Dan Guenther will officiate. Burial will be held at a later date...
At The Library (08/02/12)
Did anyone do a little dance when we got rain last Saturday? I know I did! It was also great to have some cooler temperatures for a couple of days. Tuesday was the last preschool story time for the summer. I will take a break during August and story time will begin again on Tuesday, Sept. 11. Be sure to stop by the library to check out books, magazines, puzzles, and dvds to take home and enjoy...
Simple steps to save for college (08/02/12)
According to college planning experts, getting started with a savings plan has never been more important. With student loans drying up, parents have been dealt a huge wake-up call. But the good news is that the grim headlines are helping young families learn that saving for college right from the very beginning is the best option...