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Page 22 Wednesday, October 17, 2012 The Adams County Record Council artist wins top prize ri jlm~ Meadows Valley Community Challenge DBY DEB WILSON Local artist Virgil Butler of Council's All About Wood store took first place at the Salmon River Art Guild's Regional Art Show last weekend with New Teacher of the Week .a .e Who says you can't go home again? Tashia Ingle grew up in New Meadows, went all through school here, and now she's back home teaching Social Studies in the same school where she spent her formative years. After graduating from Meadows Valley High School in 1994, Tashia earned her Bachelor's Degree from the University of Idaho in 1998, and received her secondary education credential there in 2003. For nine years, Tashia lived in the Treasure Valley, working in the golf industry. Although she substituted in the Boise and Kuna School Districts, BY ERIN ROHLMAN If you have started to notice an abundance of pumpkins cropping up in the Meadows Valley area, beware! The challenge is on. On Friday, October 12, Meadows Valley School District kids, Grades 1 through 5, set out their colorfially painted pumpkins at all New Meadows businesses. A total of 83 pumpkins adorn porches, signs, benches, and sidewalks, accompanied by bundles of cornstalks, dried flowers, and scarecrows. The kids had a blast painting and placing their fall decorations in the perfect spots. Now, the Meadows Valley With painted pumpkins loaded in the pickup, Mrs. Smith's first grade class lines up for their march downtown to put pumpkins at all "New Meadows' his wooden sculpture of fish playing in the water The show featured 160 entries including paintings, photographs and sculptures. Community Foundation has issued a challenge for the rest of the citizens to put out their own pumpkins along the streets of New Meadows and along the highways leading to town. The Trail of the Great Pumpkin has already BY ROBB HICKEN -- BETTER BUSINESS BUREAU Online auctions are designed to provide shoppers an option they normally wouldn't have. When I opened this one up, it was an International penny auction promising the purchase of items for "cents on the EuroY Online auction houses facilitate communications between would-be buyers and sellers. Sellers list businesses. started 5 miles north of town at the Hall Ranch, with itsgiant pumpkin beckoning good tidings to New Meadows. We challenge you to keep the Trail of the Great Pumpkin going for everyone who their goods, and auctions are conducted using Internet to receive bids. If you're the highest bidder, the seller will contact you via e-mail to arrange for payment and delivery. But, buyer beware. Know the auction site before you begin any application or bidding. Bidify.com had nothing on its website except a registration form. Learn all you can before entering such a site. passes through Meadows Valley to enjoy. How about pumpkins on fence posts all along the Highway 95. and 55 corridors? We need pumpkins at Zim's, The 45th Parallel, Meadow Creek, J.I. Morgan, The In some circumstances, you pay a small fee for each bid (usually $0.50 to $1.00) and ff you aren't the winner, you lose that bid money. Winners often are not even the top bidder, just the last bidder when time runs out. Although not all penny auction sites are scams, some are being investigated as online gambling. Better Business Bureau New Meadows Ranger District, The Depot, and throughout Old Meadows. What a sight it would be to see pumpkins of all shapes and sizes at every nook and cranny in our town. Happy Halloween everyone! recommends you treat them the same way you would legal gaming in a casino - know exactly how the bidding works, set a bidding limit, and be prepared to walk away. In addition, some auction clubs or programs have been deemed as Ponzi schemes, where investors are told their money is being used in penny auctions See FACto6 PA6e .ml this is her first teaching job. Her philosophy is that education should inspire students to continue learning throughout their lives. Tashia is married, without c.hildren, and her parents, Kyle and Tana Kerby, still live in New Meadows. She says, "I am thrilled to be back in my hometown and feel privileged to be educating the students who live here:' COUPON MAGAZINE Now serving Midvale, Cambridge, Indian Valley, and Council areas! Pick up your copy today at One Eye Jacks, the Senior Center, or in your purchased copy of The Adams County Record at Ronnie's Market! Vote May 15th for Stac Swift Dre er Stacy Swift Dreyer caYndidatef rAdamsYc0untyAssess0r Adams County Assessor I A great time for afresh and newperspective paid for by Stacy Swift Dreyer for Assessor For more information on Distribution or Advertising with Hometown Values Snake River Valley Edition, Contact Sheri at 208-550-7203 or email at sheri@myhometownvalues.com Saving Cua rner mone and Promothacj local tlometown Buaine !