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Page 6 Indian Valley & Mesa News Wednesday, February 15, 2012 Man Versus S00:unk The Adams County Record By Lynn Leatherman 739-5756 If you have I  I time on Saturday, m there will be a great film screening of the Green Fire movie being shown at the Indian Valley Community Hall between 4:00 pm and 5:30 pm. The ladies of the IVFD will be selling pie by the slice at the event. Larry Boehm and Bev Galloway enjoyed going to Payette on Wednesday and then Weiser on Friday. They were being great cheerleaders for grandson, Andrew Galloway and helped cheer his Payette team on to victory both games. Sunday, they again enjoyed visiting with friends and dining at the Indian Valley Trap Club. Earlier in the week, a battle ensued at Larry's home, but Larry had no choice than to admit he lost the battle. Who was he battling? Let's just say the final score was Larry, two shots and Mr. Skunk, one shot! Not even the cat wanted Larry in the barn with him for a while. Jack and Jill Doughton and Margaret Thomason are home from a wonderful trip they took to Desert Hot Springs, CA. First, they went to Salem, OR to pick up Don Doughton, Jack's father. Then it was down to California where they spent time relaxing, shopping and being In a great big wind storm. They thought the motor home was going to take wing, at one point. Back at home, Jill has been extremely busy working in her shop. Kay VanOrder of Cambridge is now selling Jill's wonderful chocolates. Jill is debating as to whether to make her delicious "White Nutties" so be sure to call her and place your vote. Monday the couple was heading down below to pick up supplies and then head out for a romantic luncheon, Congratulations to you both for a wonderful thirty years together on the 13th. Don and Jackie Dowdy are celebrating having a beautiful, new great granddaughter. Little Charlotte Rae was born Sunday morning, weighing in at 51b 6 oz and boasting a head full of dark hair like her daddy. She will make her home in Buckley, WA with her parents, Michael Dowdy and wife, Juliann. Congratulations to your family. Bill and Ruth Reeder had Dave, Becca and Ethan Crosby and Tony, Yvette and three children out from Cambridge to celebrate Becca's birthday. Friday, Jess Hensley and his boys, Tyler and Tristan arrived from Moscow. Saturday, Dave and family, Tony and family, Jess and family, Bob Luglan from New Meadows and daughter, Lynn Johnson enjoyed the day together and stayed for dinner. Sunday, they did it all over again minus Bob for dinner. Jim and Patty Shaw enjoyed having lunch with their good friend, Paul, in Caldwell on Wednesday. Then it was off to the doctor for Patty in Ontario and time for some shopping and dinner at Subway before heading home. Thursday it was up to Council for Patty to see another doctor. Monday, Jim made some fudge for an early valentine's present for Patty, which they both enjoyed. Lanae Veselka enjoyed having Brent and Sandra McKee and Brent's mother, Merle Watkins of Vale come out to visit on Sunday afternoon. Judy Green enjoyed an evening out with daughter, Janel, in Tuscon on Saturday. Along with Janers friend, Tina, the three girls headed out to The Big Fat Greek Restaurant in Tuscon, AZ for a delicious dinner. Judy has been being good though, and continues her walking and going to TOPS while visiting there. Ardis Boll is happy that the junior high boys' team she coaches in Cambridge and Midvale will begin this coming week. As she continues her studies to get her science degree, she now is heading into the chemistry section and is quite excited. Celestino and Robin Juica enjoyed a leisurely day at McCall on Saturday. They took time to check out some stores, but Robin says she refrained from buying, and just had a great time looking. Then it was time to visit Celestino's daughter, Clerida and her husband, Alan, and of course those beautiful grandchildren, Iker and Arelly. Ron and Janet Meyer took a trip to Twin Falls over the weekend. They stopped in Boise first to visit with Janet's mother, Libby Squires. In Twin, they ran all over the place watching their granddaughter, Morgan play AAU basketball. Morgan is now in 7th grade and her team played four games on Saturday. Well, that's it for another week. Don't forget the wonderful potluck to be held on Saturday evening at the Indian Valley Fire Hall. This month is the annual Soup, Bread and Chocolate Dessert potluck. So bring your favorite of these three, place setting and appetite, and join your friends and neighbors for a wonderful treat. Community Spotlight Hank Shepard -- and Big Time Wit by Deb Wilson Hank Shepard, a senior at Council High School, transitioned into adulthood this past year. The senior class president, he has held office in student government since 7th grade. His broad grin and infectious humor guarantee a streak of mischief. Deep dark eyes evince a sharp wit and insightful intellect, which he combines with small town values. "I like the The state Department of Labor funds real life hands-on student positions like his through special grants, leaving Hank in a conflict ,of values. He's been raised to hate taxes, but he knows that taxes pay fiar his job. Accepting that nothing is perfect helps him reconcile this enigma. Riding horses since age 8, he simple, ithings in, life,", works on he:said but his mind is his step anything but simple, ' dad Jason He recently won the Rubelt's Star award in Agriscience ranch. This for the Western Idaho fall he'll Agriculture District of head for the FFA (Future Farmers University of America). His voice of Idaho to makes the daily morning study for a announcements at degree in school, where he engineering. also works in school " M i n i n g maintenance. Every engineering,' ............ school day at 7:00 he declared, AM he monitors the although biomass heater and he admitted classroom temperatures, math can be He changes air quality a struggle. His college filters under the school level chemistry lab in building, and helps with 10th grade captured repairs and maintenance his enthusiasm, and on bleachers, equipment seriously hooked him and buildings all into creating scientific summer. The bigger the experiments. He's erected challenge, the more he catapults for launching likes it. rocks. He's built a Tesla "I have the best job and coil, which shoots out the best boss (Rhonda arcs of electricity 18 Getusky) in the world," inches just like lightning. he declared. "I ask all When he isn't creating kinds of questions and Tesla coils, watching she answers them. That's C-SPAN or romping good, because I don't with his dog Noah, he's want to screw other sharpening his satire people's things up." and unique humor on Bear Facts Welcome Home Tina Tina Warner and Aggie made it home Saturday after a month in Arizona. Although Tina had gotten lots of walking done, it appears that all Aggie did was eat. I would expect that there will be a bit of shock to their systems as there is about two feet of snow to come home to. They Heather Lawrence, Dental Hygienist Monte R. D.D.S. Small Town Values somebody's hide, He enjoys criticizing teachers and almost anything on TV, but it's all in fun. He prefers the wit of Mr. Dalgleish and Mr. Joyce, his social studies teacher. "But I don't know if I can trust Mr. Joyce. How can you trust someone who doesn't like Bob Dylan?" he asked. He likes watching war movies, documentaries, politics and economics, but his intellectual pursuits seem equally matched with his love of hunting. "It's the chase, and the whole primal simplicity of it," he said. He craves the freedom to move through the quiet landscape without societal rules and annoyances. His room sports deer horns from his hunting, Spongebob wall paper Teasing finds equal Mr. T from Rocky Ill borders, and military opportunity among the and The A-Team as simulation Airsoft three siblings. He and well. A big part of him gear. 'rhe real Airsoft, Cash like to roughhouse craves challenging new not the fake Walmart boys' style. "I like jumping frontiers. "I wish I'd gone stuff," he declared. He out of every corner and on the Lewis and Clark loves wearing his latest doorway to scare him," Expedition," he said. acquisition, a mad he related. The worst His mom, Tobi, bomber rabbit fur lined prank he would admit recognized his special cap, so much that he to involved holding character early on. "He Cash over the has always been an side of the amazing kid," she said. pickup while As a youngster, Hank giving him a worked as a cub reporter wedgie, but no for the Adams County doubt other Record under Tim Hohs. tales lurk in He was the secret service the sibling guy at Tim's wedding, storybook, armed with a squirt Rumor has gun, monitoring the it that Hank parking, daring anyone once sent at the wedding service his sister to protest when Tim and paragliding Lorie said their vows. into the air Hank wanted to send via a blue thanks to his family and tarp sail friends, to his favorite contraption, comedians Dave Chappel Now that his and Ronnie Carrington, sister is older to his favorite actor they can Tom Hanks, and to the share more movies which have given humor and him such great quotes, sophisticated Paint Your Wagon and derogatory Oh Brother Where Art dreads warm weather's dialog. He pokes fun at Thou. He also thanks coming, her "useless shoes" and his favorite teachers, He's spent his life in at her choices of music Mrs. Holmes and Miss Council, after the first and TV shows. She Heath, and all of his two weeks in Missoula, retaliates by bashing his grandfathers. Montana, his "most favorite music like Led "I'm pretty glad I grew favorite big city," as Zeppelin and Tom Waits. up in Council, because he puts it. His parents For Hank, bashing we get to know the moved to Council at that Tom Waits amoiants to teachers and each other, time. His grandfather a sin as bad as chapel and there aren't any Del Shepard who grew desecration. Inside cliques at school," he up around Windy Ridge, the brash blues and related. fought in the Pacific downtrodden despair He insisted on one last during WWII. Hank's of Tom Waits' gravelly revelation. "Be sure to let dad had 15 brothers songs lays an inspiration everyone know I endorse and sisters. Hank only of talent and courage for Ron Paul for President. I has two, Tessa, 14, and Hank. He praises the can't wait to vote." Cash, 8. brash and outspoken by Gaye Carter What is me Value of a Credit were welcomed by Joe, Sue, Charles and Eva Warner. Sunday afternoon Joe, Sue, Ben and Charles Warner bowled in Weiser. Tina and Eva Warner watched and cheered them on. Various visitors to Cuprum over the weekend found that morning travel works better than waiting until the mud thaws. Credit Cards: To qualify for a credit card you will usually need a credit score of 660 or better. With a credit score of 740, you will usually qualify for a credit card with the lowest interest rates and the best deals on balance transfers, cash- back cards and travel reward cards. 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