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Page 16 Food given to needy in New Meadows BY FRED ERLAND On Saturday, Food Bank Boxes were ready to be picked up by those that need them in the New Meadows Community Area. About 65 boxes were distributed. As these were Thanksgiving boxes, they each had a turkey and the rest of the Thanksgiving dinner in them. This food was acquired and distributed by the Idaho Food Bank and the New Meadows Community Church. Wishing all a Happy Thanksgiving with family and friends. Wallace is Roads ,00;cholar BY FRED ERLAND was presented with her keep the construction At the New Meadows Roads Scholar award for sites safer for workers and EMS, Fire and City excellence and Traffic drivers alike. Ihank You employee Flagger .class Control courses she has Sissy. our own Sissy Wallace completed. Sissy will help October real estate report Listiags in the New Meadows, Council Cambridge area remain high at 392 according to the In termountain MLS. Building lots continue to dominate the MLS, with 161 listings. There are 17 ranch properties, 19 recreational, 31 homes in town and 49 homes with acreage available as of the 1st of November. Eight properties were sold this month Two sales were building lots, one in New Meadows and the other in Cambridge. A commercial property was sold in Council. Homes were sold in Mesa, Pollock, Council and New Meadows. A Ranch property was sold in New Meadows. Interest rates remain low for qualified buyers, and according to various national sources the housing market is close to its bottom. Tuesday, November 20, 2012 The Adams County Record New Meadows has a brand new baby! The city's new road whether to bfly a new new one with a warranty grader arrived l:his past machine or a used one would avoid further week, and she's a beauty, at their September 10 expenses later on. City Council debated meeting, and decided a Council Valley Library to sell 2 01 Historical Calendar The Library is raising funds to eventually expand the current building, which will allow the library to house many more books, films and audio books. The expansion will also improve the space available for public amenities such as the computer stations and the meeting room. Building upon the success of last year's calendar sales the Library Board decided to produce another calendar just in time for the Holiday Season. The theme for this year's calendar is the rural schoolhouses of this region and the people who attended them. They enlisted the help of Misty Brodiaea Springer to research, write and design the calendar. But this project was truly a group effort as she worked closely with librarian, Patty Gross, and volunteers from the Council Valley Museum who provided many of the historic photos. The research process also uncovered short historical narratives written by teachers and community members recalling what school and community life was like a few decades ago. This historic calendar is a celebration of school and community in rural Idaho, of an age gone by, when the school house was at the center of country life and time seemed to move' a little slower. One-room schools were commonplace throughout rural portions of the United States in the late 19th and early 20th centuries. In most rural and small town schools; all of the students met in a single room. There, a single teacher taught academic basics to several grade levels of elementary age boys and girls. In rural communities school houses were also used as meeting places for weddings and funerals, sweetheart dances, pot- lucks and politics. Schools in Adams County were spread approximately within two miles of any given settlement to keep the distance traveled by students from home to school as short as possible. This calendar includes photos of many of the region's historic schools, and some of the many children who learned there; and excerpts from local articles and memoirs give a wonderfully personal feeling to this charming nostalgic calendar. Proceeds from the sale of this calendar will be used for the Council Valley Library's Building Fund. The calendars are )ust $12.00 each and can be purchased at the library or at various spots around town - so keep your eyes open. If you would like to order a calendar please contact tlae library: 208 - 253 - 6004 or cvfl@ ctcweb.net McCall Artist Connection presents: Holiday Art Show Fine Art Show & Sale Fri. & Sat. Nov. 23rd & 24th 11 :OOam to 6:00pm FISK COMPUTERS Complete systems, new and used Specializing in laptop repair and service Laptop LCD and Motherboard replacement Networking wireless and conventional Virus and spyware removal, data recovery Shore Lodge - Upper Pavilion 301 West Lake St, McCall FREE ADMISSION  NO HOST WINE BAR Larry Fisk 208-253-6073 lnfisk@ctcweb.net Booster Club Cmm,-"r Ctlmulr December 8th is the last day to add or make changes to the Community Birthday Calendar. Forms and Box Locations at the Council Valley Free Library and US Bank Questions??? Call Julie at 74H600 or Laura at 741-1265