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The Adams County Record Editor's Notebook Wednesday, December 5, 2012 !i! Page 5 A victim of timing In this issue I is a story I wish I wasn't a part of in any way, but I was. On "Ihursday evening I left home, driving to New Meadows to band practice at 5:30. On the curve at the north end of the long straight stretch of highway at Strawberry, there was a rock about a foot in diameter sitting squarely in the middle of the southbound lane. It was another result of all the rain and saturation of the ground by all the rain. Those who drive to work at the Tamarack sawmill from around Council know all too well how the road banks release rocks onto the highway in the canyon when the ground loosens from water saturation. I wish now that I had stopped and kicked the rock out of the road. My excuse was that there was no good place to pull off, and I worried about stopping and/ or walking in the highway in the dark with the prospect of a truck coming around the corner at any moment. So I pulled out my cell phone and waited for a place where I had a signal. That place turned out (as I knew it would) to be Tamarack. I called 911 and told the operator about the rock and it's location. I hated to imagine what would happen if someone hit that rock. It could have thrown a vehicle right off the road. I figured it was just the right size for a car to ride up over it and go out of control like a skateboard on top of a soccer ball. Probably about the time I was calling 911, my fears came at least partially true when Helen Glidden came driving around the corner where the black rock lay waiting for her on the black pavement in the dark. You can read her account of what happened next in her "Rock Monster" story in this issue. Thank You 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 "lhe 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 Dear Editor, Once again, Council Christmas Craft Fair was a sell-out! Carol Healy and Fran Villano wish to thank all the vendors who participated in this Sold-Out show, the generous shoppers who supported these local vendors, Bonnie Thompson and Barb Dixon for making us welcome at the Elementary School, Murray Dalgleish for posting the event on the High SchoOl reader board, Jodie Cook Congratulations go out to the following: Amy Shumway for winning the Lions Club Cookie Contest, Suzy Addington for winning the Lions Club Toy Chest, and Mary Eagle for winning the quilt raffled off by the ACHC. Vendor space sales and donations were split between the Elementary School Student Body Fund, the Meals-on-Wheels Program at the Council Senior Center, and Loaves- elementary resource room renovate an old system for use with a special needs student. Your help saved me lots of time! Nina Trainor, Council Elementary School Dear Editor, A big thank you to those who volunteered to help with the craft station at the Council Library. They are greatly appreciated. Patty Gross the Council High School Library. and the area around the old .................................................................................................................................................... courthouse is looking better than it has in a very long time. Thank you to Deb Wilson, Broden Lopez, Pete & Elaine Johnston, Pat Trainer, Tim Toomey, Sylvia Hulin, Roy Mocaby, Cheryl Riggin and Jackie Roe for volunteering their time with the clean- up project. I'd like to thank Darrel Thompson, Tommy Glenn and the Adams County Road crew for their help in moving and plac- and, the ICCLA for aheir delicious catering, Brandon Gibleau for manning the door taking non-perishable & Fishes. Dear Editor, @ Dear Editor, I'd like to thank all who ing all the rocks. Thank you to John Allen of John Allen Construction, Council, for lending us his rock bucket to move the rock around at donations, and the many A special "thank you" others who assisted in goes out to Mr. Renz and making the Craft Fair an John Hulin for helping the experience to remember. helped this fall to clean up the old courthouse grounds. Your help was appreciated the old courthouse. Connie Mocaby Bear Facts Doing OK now By Tina Warner -- 258-4471 Adams Soil & Water Conservation Dist Second Monday of the month 6:30 pm at the Adams County Extension Office. Adams Coop. Weed ManagementArea 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 " New Meadows Planning & Zoning First Monday of every month at 7 pm in City Hall. Government Dan McGahey left Sunday for Ontario, California for a week where he will be working. His son, Jim, brought his two boys up to Bear to stay with their grandmother, Sauni, while Dan is gone. Will and Colin brought their school work, and their teacher's permis- sion, and will be here until Dan returns. Butch and Leila Cornell drove to Boise to meet a new grandchild, Sunday. Ralph Carson is feeling better and is up and around. He spent several days with a fever and unable to eat, but says he is doing okay now. Nan Rankin and Sauni McGahey drove to Cascade to take in an advertised yard sale Saturday. Sam Warner moved his and is unemployed for the travel trailer home Thursday winter. Perhaps. Death Notice Richard Munhollon Richard Lee Munhollon 48, of Council, died December 2, 2012 at a Boise hospital. Arrangements are under the direction of Thomason Funeral Home. Condolences may be sent to the family at lienkaemper-thomason.com. New Meadows City Council Second Monday of every month at 7 pm at New Meadows City Hall. 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 Highway 95, Council 1st & 3rd Sundays 10 am Friday Mass - noon. Olm of tl Nalarem 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 11:15 a.m. taaat Vaky C.amm Outh 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. of Ira S Fairfield, Council 253-4330 Bishop: Douglas Linford Morning Worship 9:30 a.m. Cotad ml (tath 190 4th Ave. 253-6923 Interim Pastor Roger Hayden Worship Services at 7:00 p.m. I, am of I'rtar Meets at 340 Commercial Street, Weiser, Idaho 208-318-8660 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 Cotata Va  of C, od 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. comai Commml  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 Nm Meado Llnit I*ltalodk Oalcll 210 N. Heighho 347-2427 www.newmeadowsumc.org Pastor Andy Satta Morning Worship 10:30 a.m Children's Church held during worship i:amlk For (tt Otrlalm Ftlomif Basement of Tater Tots Daycare 208-741-0410 Pastor: Jon Sorg Services Sunday 11:00 a.m.