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The Adams County Record Wednesday, October 31, 2012 Page 7 Driving Like Parent Like Teen Thus, it may be no surprise that teens repeat these driving behaviors in almost equal numbers to their parents: 90 percent talk on a cell phone; 94 percent speed; and 78 percent send text messages. Also, 15 percent of teens report driving after using alcohol. In short, the link between the observed and self- reported driving behaviors indicates that parents are modeling destructive driving and that their teens are following suit. "These findings highlight the need. for parents to realize how their teens perceive their actions; says Dave Melton, a driving out dangerous driving Safety expert with Liberty practices. Mutual Insurance and its So, )ob one is to empower managing director of global young people to make their safety. "Kids are always discomfort with unsafe observing the decisions driving known to drivers, parents make behind the whoever theyare! wheel and may see unsafe What else might help driving as acceptabley keep kids and adults safe Similar to past data and alive? Ongoing family showing the power of teens dialogue about rules for the to correct poor driving road that apply equally for bekavior by peers, the same everyone. holds true for a car being Indeed, more than a driven by their parents: decade of research by nearly three-quartersSADD and Liberty Mutual (70 percent) of the teens point to the potency of surveyed reported that their open, honest conversations parents listen to them and between parents and teens change their poor driving ... conversations often made behavior when they point easier and more effective by the signing of behavior contracts that make clear the expectations for both sides. The Parent/Teen Driving Contract is one such tool and is available for free at: www.LibertyMutual.com / TeenDriving This way, "Do as I say" becomes synonymous with "Do as I do." Stephen Wallace serves as senior advisor for policy, research, and education at SADD and director of the Center for Adolescent Research and Education (CARE) at Susquehanna University. BY ALEXIS COLLIN$~ NRCS Producers interested in applying for several popu- lar Natural Resources Conservation Service pro- grams must complete appli- cations by November 16, 2012 to be considered for funding in fiscal year 2013. The specific programs are the Environmental Quality Incentives Program, the Organic, the On Farm Energy, the Seasonal High Tunnel and the Working Lands for Wildlife Initiatives. EQIP helps agricul- op Agricultural Energy tural producers completeManagement Plans that resource conservation pro)- assess their farms' energy ects and make conserva- consumption for. equip- tion-related management ment and farm facilities. changes on their farms or Or it can help producers ranches, to implement conserva- The Organic Initiative can tion practices identified in help certified and transi- their Agricultural Energy tioning organic producers Management Plan. invest in conservation prac- The Seasonal High Tunnel rices such as cover crops, Initiative helps producers nutrient management, or plan for and install steel- drip irrigation, framed, polyethylene-coy- The On-Farm Energy ered structures that extend Initiative offers producers the growing season. the opportunity to devel- Applications for these programs received by November 16, 2012 will be evaluated and ranked for approval based on avail- able funds. Applications are accepted on a continuous basis, but only applications received by November 16 will be considered for fund- ing in fiscal year 2013. For more information on these programs as well as eligibility requirements, stop by your local USDA service center or visit NRCS online at http://www.id.nrcs. usda.gov/programs/. Dear friends and neighbors, Our hearts are full and flowing over with the love, kind thoughts and prayers you have sent our way. To all of you who have been praying, those who stopped by, called, or left a message on the Caring Bridge website or Facebook, thank you so much. We are especially indebted to the Idaho Power person who found Will and to our Council EMTs: Dan Huter, Sandy Sova, and Tom Griffith. (We heard that Will gave you a run for your money!) Thank you also to the Adams County sheriff's deputies and the State Patrol who came on the scene. We are also grateful for the paramedics from Weiser and the crew of Life Flight. We feel very fortunate to live in such a loving community. Will Canfield's family Dear Editor, The American Legion and the Auxiliary would like to say thank you to Shirley and Ed Garver for the donation of a dishwasher. It will sure help out in the hall when we put on all those dinners, which wilt be coming up pretty soon. q-he Veterans Day dinner is just around the corner. Shirley Wilson Dear Editor, The 2012 Jr. High Football and Volleyball teams finished off their season on October 11. Once again it was possible for-this to happen due to the volunteers who stepped forward to coach these kids. Thanks to David Howe and Brian Joyce for taking on the football team! Thanks to Andrea Hall and Melissa Roundtree for taking on the Volleyball team! Thank you also to the people from the community who took the time to help on the field and in the gym. You all are very much appreciated! The Jr. High Sport Committee @ Dear Editor, Many thanks go to Rick Haskins and Terry Anderson, who made the first Ladies Golf Play Day a success. Rick and Terry kept us laughing while they loaned us clubs and gave their expert instruction. They even kept straight faces while the beginners among us chipped holes in the dirt around the tees. We're looking forward to clearer weather and another chance to smack balls down the fairway. Thanks, guys! Deborah Wilson 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 Otficers 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 Alcohdics 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 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 St. kas ( areh Highway 95, Council 1st & 3rd Sundays 3:30 pm Friday Mass - noon. Qhirch ofthe 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:! 5 a.m. L, ha Vahy Coama O erch Pastor Brian Gladhart 355-2020 Assoc. Pastor Isaac Ward 257-3812 Sunday School 10:00 a.m. Worship Service 11:15 a.m. Wed. Bible Study 7:00 p.m. 3/ h of us Clekt of Latm Day SJm S Fairfield, Council 253-4330 Bishop: Douglas Unford Morning Worship 9:30 a.m. Cem Bl e Oaa 190 4th Ave. 253-6923 Interim Pastor Roger Hayden Worship Services at 7:00 p.m. Home of Pr#er Meets at 340 Commercial Street, Weber, Idaho 208-3 ! 8-8660 or 208-549-0669 Pastors Stephen and Debbie Blount Sunday School 9:30 AM Services 10:30 AM & 6:30 P.M Bible Study Thursday 7:00 PM Caad Vak Amm of md 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. Counce Claa h 105 California Ave. 253-6461 www.councilcc.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 Nw Meado 14ethodk Ourch 210 N. Heighho 347-2427 www.newmeadowsumc.org Pastor Andy Satta Morning Worship 10:30 a.m Children's Church held during worship ~ For Christ C]wlstlm Feeow p Basement of Tater Tots Daycare 208-741-0410 Pastor: ]on Sorg Services Sunday 11:00 a.m.