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Page 2 Thursday, December i0, 2009 The Adams County Record.  H Council Thank You's Valley elvettes, also known as To Ron and Lidia Ambulance Service,' Council's Girl Scoutsl Wilson and crew from make me a right wing angel. I've never been called m] angel, proba- bly for good reason, but thanks anyway. Regardless, right wing/ left wing, right or wrong, it's clear that right is right. Once again let the readers decide what they want to read and say. Anything else is just plain wrong. Dennis M. Healy Indian Valley We must dedicate our- selves to education to succeed Dear Editor, How is this govern- ment going to "create" jobs in an environment of economic depression and loss of manufactur- ing? Yes, they can pro- vide some people with temporary jobs during a construction project. Permanent employ- ment in the foreseeable future, in my opinion, will be nearly impossible to achieve if one doesn't already have a job. So what is to happen to these people? Do they spend their remaining years on welfare? Our kids must understand that the days of noncha- lance regarding careers are over. K they want families, homes and etc. in the future; they need academic or trade related education. They need to work hard in school so as to be accepted in col- lege/trade school. The famous historian of the Roman Empire, Edward Gibbon, stated that the chronic debase- ment of its currency was the one of main causes of the collapse of the Roman Empire. Please under- stand that the devalua- t.ion of our currency con- tributes to the rise in oil prices and anything else that is imported• Our wealth, that we have spent lifetimes accumu- Ia't!ng, is :' disappearing. Crashing real' estate and blue chip financial sec- tor stock prices tell us that now is the time to demonstrate outrage for the way government mis- handled our economy. Editor's explanation for "censorship" was lacking, wrong Dear Editor, Ok, this letter is'clearly directed to you, per your demand, so that excuse is out of the way. It's not about who has what view from which side. it's about right and wrong. In your response to Carol Healy your unsub- stantiated allegation amounts to a personal attack when you said, "Such language has no place in polite dia- logue..." and failed to support your contention by explaining to readers what was actually said or to define what "such language" means. You didn't seem to have a problem when Rex Rammell in his Guest Opinion on December 3, when he referred to "Frustrated and angry rioters...,'. I was one of those to whom he was referring and I saw no riots anywhere in the USA. That was offensive to all who attended the Tea Parties. There didn't seem to be a problem either with what appeared to be personal attacks on Sheriff Green in the November 25 issue. When you substitute your own words or views, removing the words of the writer, you are remov- ing the !st Amendment right to free speech (and thought), and flaunting the freedom of the press as Mrs. Healy stated. Several personal con- tacts, phone calls, and emails have been received supporting Mrs. Healy's letter and lam- basting your response. Many threatened to can- cel their Adams County Record subscriptions and to boycott its adver- tisers. I urged them not to do so, but to voice their opinions to The Record instead No need to thank me. ' ' As I'm not allowed to address Mr. Turner directly, would you please thank him for pointing out his left wing angel theory, which would Guess who is having a birthday! Love you .... Wifey While we, as a nation, gratefully acknowledges the thoughtful Memorial are getting poorer, we are becoming more vulner- donation received from able to the twin sister Otto Davis, in memory of of financial collapse. The June Davis. other twin is political Cur- . moil as in Germany and Russia and Japan in the Council Valley 1930's. Karl Marx had Ambulance Service, intended Germany, not gratefully acknowledges Russia, to be the flagship the thoughtful Memorial of communism• Russia donation received from became more vulnerable Daniel and Christine because of the terrible Page, in memory of economic environment Edward Ludwig. it was in. Vulnerability is now the landscape in which we ourselves will live for the foreseeable I just want to thank future• Our military has One Eyed Jacks for the been weakened from great Thanksgiving meal overuse and is as deplet- that was prepared for ed as our Currency, and those who didn't have consequently, our finan- a place to go or had" no cial strength, family with whom to History will recall the share Thanksgiving din- election of 2000, where ner with. Darrin and America was stolen from associates, you are awe- the people and ruined for some; you are definitely a generation by a gang an asset to this commu- of political cretins and nity and we are fortunate criminals, to have you here. Ed. Jameson Shirley Halsey New Meadows Why no seat belts in . busses? The Council Rural Dear Editor, Fire District would like If seat belts and air- to thank the Cambridge bags are so effective, why Telephone Company for don't school busses have their generous dona- them to protect our most tion to the new EMS valuable asset? Kellie Davis Building• Kearns, Utah The Council Senior Center would like to extend our thanks to some of Santa's little New Meadows Senior Center The local Girl Scout troop did a fantastic job of transforming our hall into a winter wonder- landl We invite the com- munity to come and see their handiworkl We would also like to thank Layne Caswell an d Danna Barnhart for the big Christmas wreath. We also want to say a big Thank You to the dynamic decorating duo of Jim and Patty Shaw for keeping our hall fes- tive. Thank you for your time and talentl The Council Senior Center would also like to offer a belated thank you to Val and Nancy Lane for their thoughtful donation. And we would also like to thank Mike Armistead for helping "fix" our bus heaterl Thank you for saving us an expensive trip! @ My heartfelt thanks to everyone for the lo;e and prayers, phone calls, offers of help, and the food that was brought, it truly made our loss more bearable. Special thanks to my neice and nephew, GG and Jesse Ratcliff, who came so fast and to my dearest friend, Jean Kelley, who never left my side. Also thanks to Allen York, for plowing driveway Monday, it was very appreciated. Ronnie's and the Seven Devils staff and coffee table ladies, you're the greatest ever and I thank you. Frank helped people stay warm in the winter for almost 30 years and will be missed by all. Thank you, Shirley White, Skip and Kerrle Sharrai, Todd and Faye Sharrai, Robert and Gloria ShalTai, and Robert and Kris Boylan The family of Eddie Ludwig would like to thank everyone for their kindnessŁ pi'ayers, cards, stories, flowers, dona- tions and well wishes. A special thanks to the "girls" for creating such a beautiful bereave- ment dinner and to the American Legion Post 72 for providing military honors for our father. You have all helped our family so much...thank you again; it just cannot be said enough. The Council Chamber of Commerce would like to extend their grati- tude to dames Gibleau, (M & J Logging), Herb Cummings, Mike Spharler, (CMC Construction) and Ken Fink for their assistance in helping to erect the Christmas Tree last Saturday morning. A change of plans at the senior center By Joan Finn Council doesn't have the ing. If you would like Last Saturday, the same date. to donate a homemade New Meadows Senior After some discus- goodie for the sale, Center had to cancel sion, the seniors decid- please bring it before the "Christmas in the ed to have a bake sale I0 am on Monday, Valley" Bazaar and Bake on Monday, December December 2 i. Sale because of a lack of 21, just in time for Come by and meet our participation. It seems Christmas. Pies, cakes, new cook, Karen Green. that the Council Craft brownies and fudge A l0cal0fN, e w Meadows, Fair was scheduled for made, and d0nted by she once, o,wned, :,h the same day and most se:niors will, be ,far sal6 own restaurant and is of the vendors went from 10 am until 4 pm now cookingup a storm there. After having this or until they are all for the community at date for ten years, it was gone. Stop by and pick the Senior Center. All quite a disappointment, up some goodies for the seniors agree this Hopefully next year we your Christmas Holiday woman can cookl can make sure that or last minute gift giv- The public is always welcome to come to dine at the center at 5:30 pm on Monday, Wednesday and Friday. The sug- gested donation for seniors over 60 is $4, and for those under 60, $6. Children under fl are $3, 9-13, $4, All r0ci  nclue qgffe, tca,.juice, milk and:es sert. : It's a good way to support your senior cen ter and ge t a great mea! and meet your neigh- bors. m m STAY WELL / FIGHT THE FLU ACHC Pharmacy would like to thank you for the opportunity to Serve you when filling your prescriptions needs. Because of your support, we would like to give back something to our community. We are once again providing a FREE 12 month supply of multiple vitamins for all children, adults and senior citizens. You will receive your vitamins monthly FREE of charge. The line of vitamins is limited, but no purchase is necessary and everyone is invited to take advantage of this FREE offer. We also carry a full line of wellness and skin care products. For More Information call or come in ana see us: ACHC Pharmacy 205 N. Berkley (Inside Adams County Health Clinic) Council Idaho 208-253-4957 Offer ends March 1, 2010 i / THE ADAMS COUNTY RECORD USPS: 005-120 Copyright 2009 The Adams County Record is published weekly at 100 Illinois Ave., Council, Idaho 83612-000R by Adams County Record Publishing Co LLC., Lyle Sail, Publisher. Periodical postage is paid at Council, Idaho. BuSInESS HOURS Open Monday -Friday 9:00a.m. to 5:00p.m. I00 Illinois Ave. Council, ID 83612 CONTACT US (208) 253-6961 Fax: (208) 253-6801 www.theadamscountyrecord.com Send submissions as e-mail text (plus JPEG attachments) to: record@ctcweb. net. 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