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The Adams County Record Wednesday, September 12, 2012 The Council Learning Center is Reborn What would you like to learn? BY D]BBWILSON until 2008, as about 300 Books, Microsoft Office other school space for Beginning ballet, Quick residents attended the 4 to programs like PowerPoint classes. Upgraded computers Books, computer classes 6-session, very affordable and Excel, virus protection, at the high school make it and woodworking may soon computer courses made digital photography; crafts possible to learn updated be among the available available through a MIRA like sketching, painting, Windows programs. The courses in Council, thanks (Managing Information in pottery, stained glass, virtual classroom video to renewed activities at The Rural America)grant and the and woodcarving; ballet, display at the high school Council Learning Center resulting Learning Center theatre, photography and provides virtual attendance (TCLC). TCLC incorporated organization. Classes ceased creative writing; adult GED at distance events. in 2004 as a 501(c)(3) non- when updated Windows classes, Critical Thinking, Original TCLC board profit to provide a variety equipment and Michael CNA classes, shop, and members Pete and Elaine of community learning Nourse's instruction were no others. The target date for Johnston, Ray Stoker, and experiences, and to maintain longer available. But others starting is the first of the Penny Fisk have been joined a non-profit media center are stepping up with new year. Available courses would by Deb and Kerry Wilson. for public use at the Visitor's ideas and opportunities, run 1-6 sessions, with a very Please call 256-4433 or 253- Center. Learning Center board reasonable fee to cover the 6098 if you have courses Misty Springer is ready members want to know instructor's time. you'd like to take or can to start teaching beginning what subjects appeal to Superintendent Murray suggest a skilled instructor. ballet classes through Adams County. Courses Dalgleish has generously Watch for continuing updates TCLC. Computer classes could include a variety of offered the multipurpose in the newspaper and on had thrived from 1999 subjects such as Quick room, computer lab and flyers around town. Pastor's Corner Another"Under the Floor" Lesson When we left me last week I was laying on my back under the floor of our new church building trusting God to deal with my fears, but I was soon to learn another very helpful lesson for life. As I began to drill holes in the floor joists and nail up the clips for the pipe, that space that helped me deal with my fears became a real "pain in the neck7 You see, I was having to hold my head and shoulders up like doing a crunch while nailing and drilling. Not too bad at first, but after drilling 15 holes and nailing up 30 clips I'd had enough. So I wiggled out from under there perplexed by my new frustration. For the next couple of days I pondered my problem and returned with some other guys from church to attack the project with renewed energy. But after just a few minutes my shoulders were already cramping and I knew I would have to quit soon if I couldn't find a solution. I knew I couldn't hold myself up to do the work and that's when the second phrase in Proverbs 3:5 came to mind, "Lean not on your own understanding." I had already tried several different positions and contortions to hold myself up and none had worked very well. And I just couldn't come up with anything to lean my head and shoulders on that would work. So while giving my shoulders a rest I poured out my problem to my heaven/y Father. I described my frustration and lack of solutions and asked for His help. Then I remembered an old couch that was given by Wayne Freedman to our church that had vinyl cushions that would be slick and could slide on the plastic under the church. I climbed out and grabbed those cushions, gave two to the other guys and climbed under to see how they would work. They were just the right height and slid around beautifully so that we were able to stay under there for 5 hours and get a lot of work done. So I learned to lean not on my own understanding but God's. By the way, my neck and shoulders were very grateful. August Real Estate Report BY GENE FOSTER August was the best for real estate sales in a long time. In Council, I business opportunity, 2 houses and one recreational cabin were sold. Cambridge sold 2 sin- gle family dwellings with acreage. In Indian Valley a lot, a ranch and a mobile home were sold. In New Meadows there were sold: 3 building lots, 1 condo, 1 mobile home and 3 hous- es. A total of 17 properties sold for a total sale price of $4,852,200. Listings according to the Mountain Central MLS remain high at 330. Their average age is 357 days. They consist in part of 145 building lots, 19 ranches, 18 recreational properties, 33 houses in town and 50 houses with acreage. A clas- sification which has shown a large increase is the "Will Build to Suit" with 20 offer- ings. There are builders here who are willing to build you a new home. They have a buildable lot and are ready to go. Council Valley Free Library_ Book Shelf New Books at the Council Library These books were received by a grant from the State Library: Classroom Teachers Technology Survival Guide by Doug Johnson Social Media for Seniors from Visual Steps Photo and Video Editing for Seniors from Visual Steps Plain and Simple Microsoft Word 2010 by Katherine Murray Plain and Simple Microsoft Excel 2010 by Curtis Frye Teach Yourself Visually Microsoft Office 2010 by Kate Shoup No Shelf Required 2 by Sue Poanka LOL...OMG by Matt Ivester Is This Thing On? by Abby Stokes Nook Tablet the missing manual by Preston Gralla Kindle Fire the missing manual by Peter Meyers iPad the missing manual by J.D. Biersdorfer q-he Parent's Guide to Texting, Facebook and Social Media by Shawn Marie Edgington Page 5 % Parks & Rec Board Meeting First Wednesday of the month at 6:30 pm at City Hall. Adams County Search & Rescue North -- First Thursday of each month at 7 pm at the MV Emergency Services Building South -- First Monday of each month at 7 pm at the Adams County Courthouse The American Legion Meets the first Thursday of every month at the American Legion Hall at 7:30 pm. Council School Board Second Monday of every month at 6 pm at the Council High School Library. Adams Soil & Water Conservation Dist Second Monday of the month 7:30 pm at the Adams County Extension Office. Adams Coop. Weed Management Area Second Tuesday of each month at 3 pm at the Adams County Weed Control building. For info call 253-4669. Adams Co. Sheriff Reserve Officers Meeting the second Wednesday at 7 pm in the Adams County Courthouse Council Valley Free Library Board Second Wednesday at 4 pm in the library. Indian Valley Fire Department Second Thursday at 7 pm in the Indian Val- ley Fire Hall Alcoholics Anonymous Every Mon.& Wed. at 8 pm in the Council Valley Free Library. Call 741-0875 for more information. Hazard Risk Planning Team Every Third Thursday at 10:00 AM in the Council EMS Building Natural Resource Committee Fourth Monday at 7 pm in the Adams Coun- ty Courtroom. Council City Council Second Tuesday of every month at 7:30 pm at Council City Hall. Adams County Commissioners Second, Third & Fourth Mondays at 9:00 am in the Commissioners Room, County Court- house Community Worship Services Directory St. Jade's  O.m:h Highway 95, Council 1st & 3rd Sundays 3:30 pm Friday Mass - noon. Gbmch of tire Nmaltm 102 S. Exeter 208-566-4264 Pastor John Schaffer Discipleship 10 a.m. Morning Worship 11 a.m. Sunday Fellowship 12:00 p.m. Children's Church 11: i 5 a.m. tmdm Vie/Cmmm mch Pastor Brian Gladhart 355-2020 Assoc. Pastor Isaac Ward 257-3812 Sunday School 10:00 a.m. Worship Service ! 1:15 a.m. Wed. Bible Study 7:00 p.m. Clmaa of Jaaa O.llt of tatttr l/Satin S Fairfield, Council 253-4330 Bishop: Douglas Linford Morning Worship 9:30 a.m.  !11 Qmrch 190 4th Ave. 253-6923 Interim Pastor Roger Hayden Worship Services at 7:00 p.m. Hint of Prtr Meets at 340 Commercial Street, Weber, Idaho 208-318-8660 or 208-549-0669 Pastors Stephen and Debble Blount Sunday School 9:30 AM Services 10:30 AM & 6:30 P.M Bible Study Thursday 7:00 PM Coma VAmm or God 253-6430 Pastor: Geoff Cole Sunday School 9:45 a.m. Morning Worship 10:45 a.m. Power & Light Company Tue. 7 p.m. Bible" Study Thurs. 7 p.m. Comdt  Cmdt 105 Califomla Ave. 253-6461 www.councllcc.org Co-Pastors: Wayne Freedman & Les Sheneberger Morning Worship 10 a.m. Wed. Bible Studies 5:30 & 7:30 pm Mon. Women's Bible Study 7 pm Fri. Men's Breakfast Bible Study 7 am  Mealodk OIm 210 N. Heighho * 347-2427 www.newmeadowsumc.org Pastor Andy Satta Moming Worship 10:30 a.m Children's Church held during worship r-mllm For Citer Otrlttm Felmi Basement of Tater Tots Daycare 208-741-0410 Pastor: Jon Sorg Services Sunday 11:00 a.m.