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NEWS F ,~i~ 65, Box 201 Oark, AR 72852-gNi Ninety Fifth Ye 4u/No. 1 January 7, 1993 Offlclal Newspaper for CrookCounty, City of Sund|no end U. S. Lena Office Continuing The Crook County .News IN THE BLACK HILLS OF WYOMING FORTY CENTS PER CoPY & U8 flag was presented to Gaydell Collier, ~raryCtor of Crook County libraries, (right) for the by Devils Tower ~ Auxiliary President, Jean Wllson. Both the Post and the Auxiliary took part in obtaining the flag which will be flown outdoors. Photo by Jim Allen Veterans re] will visit here % ~vRs Tower VffW will meet Regular meeting of Devils Tower VFW Post 4311 will be held Friday at %e VFW Hall in Sundance starting at 8 p.m. mster Club plans meet/ng Regular meeting of the Sundance Booster Club will be held Jan. 13 at %e Are Restaurant starting at 7 p.m. **************************************************************************** ~ents planned at Sundance Sen/or Center Several events have been scheduled for the next few days at the ~tmdance Senior Center. The schedule includes: Jan. 12, 1:30 p.m. - John Baln, veterans representa- tive from Gillette Job Service, will be at Sundance Job Service on Tuesday, Jan. 12 from I-3 p.m. Any veteran needing assistance wlth benefits or employment is encouraged to come in. Bain is also available in the outlying areas by appointment. For more Infer- marion or an appointment, call Sundan ce Job Service at 283-2150. tt*J. OOOOOOO**O,O**Q************,****~.***********,0******,****,***********,*** Special event to open rink Mark your calendars! Sundance Kiwanis are hosting a gala skating ~ent to kick offthe new ice rink. January 16 from 11 a.m. until 3 p.m. the Kiwanis will provide hot dogs and hot drinks to all skaters at no ~harge (donations accepted). This will be held at the new skating pond Sundance City Park. meeting; Jan. 13, 12:45 p.m. - Newcastle Joy singers: Jan. 14, 1 "Freeze your h 4 p.m. - Miracle Ear representative; and Jan. 15, 2 p.m., birthday fanny" event %flee. is scheduled The Fourth Annual "Freeze Your Fanny" four-mile run or walk will be held here Jan. 3 I. l vlle Tower to -llm group to meet & meeUhg of the Devils Tower Tourism Group will be held at6 p.m. Jan, t0 at the Lazy Y Steak House. **************************************************************************** t elta W-ppa tmma offerl g grant ~elta Kappa Gamma, Tau Chapter, Sundance, is offering a $300 grant a woman entering her senior year or doing graduate work in ucarion and Is a Crook county graduate. Application deadline Is arch 5, 1993, Applications may be obtained from the high school' %unselor's office in Sundance, Hulett, MoorcroR or from Carol Farver, 148, Sundance, WY 82729. unun/sation elin/e will be held here lae Sundance Immunization Clinic will be held on Tuesday, Jan. 12 m 1 to 4:30 p.m. at the Public Health office. orasmen'a Ass.elation to meet The Crook County Horseman's Association will meet Wednesday. jan. !3 at 7 p.m. at the LazyY Steak House. Everyone Is welcome to attend., ltuseum will el,as through March The Crook County Museum and Art Gallery will be closed January through March for inventory and cleaning. There "will be lots of changes ~d some new exhibits and will be open again in April. ~lriends of the Library will meet 8undance Friends of the Library will meet Monday, Jan. I l at noon It the Crook County Public Library. Membership drive plans will be ~Iscussed and dates for the annual Valentine bake sale in February will set. ~hamber tourism meeting planned The Sundance Area Chamber of Commerce tourism meeting will be ~;nday, Jan, l I at I p.m. at the Are Restaurant. Discussion will be on ,_ 1993 brochure distribution plan. The input of all is needed. ~p clin/e will be held Crook County Public Health will sponsor a pap clinic on Saturday, ~an. 16 from 8:30 a.m. to noon. There will be a $I0 fee. Call 283-I 142 r an appointmenL ~anisation meeting set for volleyball ere will be an organlzaUonal meeting for toed volleyball on Sunday, O a. I0 at I p.m. at the new high school gym. There will be open gym ~r the meeting. For information contact John or Jeannie Rogers at -2125. ,, Registration should be made im- mediately by calling Hugh or Mardell Palmer at 283-1034. Late registration on the day of the race will start at 8:15 a.m. for walkers and at 9 a.m. for runners in the courthouse basement. Cost of the event is $15, which will include a great-looking sweat, h/r*, an "all you can eat" pancake feed and a prize drawing, Race sponsors are asking for pre- registration since registration on race day will be $17. More Infer- marion Is available by calling 283- 1034. Girls' basketball play to resume Wright'will be here Saturday af- ternoon to meet Sundance High School in girls' basketball action., Saturday's games are set for I and 2:30 p.m. Tuesday night, the Sundance girls were in Newcastle where three games were scheduled. O Mayor Jim Miller and the new Tracy. Stmdance City Council k/eked off Land Use Planning Commission: the new year Monday night with Miller, holdover councilman Paul Brooks and new councilman Bob Bacter taking the oath of office fro a munlcipalJudge Ron Waugh. Appointments made by the mayor were: Official depository - Sundance State Bank; acting mayor in the absence of the mayor- Donna Hart; official newspaper - The Sundance Times; clerk-treasurer- Lila Butts; deputy clerk-treasurer - Mareletta Knapp; chief of police and civil defense coordinator- Joel Morgan; operations foreman John Kiplinger; city attorney - Hughes & Dumbrill; municipal Judge - Ron Waugh; city engineer - Bear Lodge Limited, Inc.; and fire chief- Gari Gill. The mayor and the city council will serve as members of the alr- port board and as members of regular city committees. Serving on various city boards will be: Housing Authority: Betty Hap- tons*all, Earl Gray, Frank Blake- man, Lowell Karnes and Russell S A three-table Howell movement was played at DupLicate on De- cember 29, 1992. Ethel Sharp and Glenn Grcgson placed first: Floyd Can- and Gary Heeney, second and DonnaAllen and Pat Heinzen, third. 10 birch trees from foundation Ten free river birch trees will be given to each person who Joins The National Arbor Day Foundation during January 1993. The free trees are part of the nonprofit Foundation's Trees for America campaign. "River birches will add year-round beauty to your home and neigh- borhood." John Rosen,w. the foundation's executive director. said. "Their cinnamon-colored, exfollat/ng bark and informal ap- pearance give a natural look to a garden or planted area. River birches are pest resistant and can withstand a wide range of mois- ture conditions and temperature fluctuations." The trees will be shipped postpaid at the right time for planting be- tween February I and May 31 with enclosed planting instructions. The six to twelve inch trees are guar- anteed to grow, or they will be replaced free of charge. Members also receive a sub- scrip*ion to the Foundation's Ar- bor Day" news magazine, The Tree Book with information about tree planting and care, and a member- ship card. To become a member of the Foundation and to receive the free trees, send a $10 membership contribution to Ten River Birches, National Arbor Day Foundation, 100 Arbor Avenue, Nebraska City, NE 68410 by January 3 I, 1993. "~ Y Y v r ~ vT ~r The readings: Max. Min Prec. ..... Dec. 28 0 -8 T Dec. 29 37 -8 .13 Dec. 30 -5 -16 T :.~ Dec. 31 22 -16 T Jan. I 42 17 0 Jan. 2 42 20 0 Jan. 3 16 8 .05 Vernon Montgomery, Robert Sharp and David Tonak. City Recreation Board: Andrea Humphrey, Lea Drake, Gayla Ep- pler, Steve Hart and Stephen Mort. In other business. Public Health Nurse Barb Coy discussed hepati- tis shots for city employees and members of the fire department. She also requested that money for the family planning office be In- cluded in the city's next budget. A delegation from Vista West at- tended the meeting and Miller ex- plained to them the cltywater rates that would be charged Vista West residents if the city should furnish water to that area. The council agreed the discussion "cleared the air" between the city and Vista West. The council also discussed house numbering and what could be done to get residents to place the num- bers on their residences. The council said the numbers are needed for emergency services. Council members also decided to leave First Street as the divisions between the east and west sec- tions of the city. The city also had its landfill re- newed for another year by the Dept. of Environmental Quality. The council also heard an audit report from the state on the city's operations and procedures. The state recommended that the city have an inventory listing of all fixed assets costing over $50, in- cluding the original cost of the Items and their useful life. Pres- ently, the city has listing of items costing over $500. The audit also recommended es- tablishing depository funds on utilities, and also said that in a couple of places departmental budgets within the city budget were overspent although the city's total budget was not exceeded. Scholarship deadlines draw nearer The Crook County Extension Of- flee has the following scholarship applications available. Rapid City Area Chamber of Commerce Scholarship: Lael R. Harrison Memorial Scholarship; MarJorie J. Gorman Memorial Scholarship: Ella E. Schloredt Scholarship; Crook County 4-H Scholarship; John & Pauline Peterson Memorial Scholarship; University of Wyoming College of Ag Scholarship and The Discover Card Tribute Award Scholarship. Please keep in mind, the appli- cation deadlines vary from Janu- ary 22, 1993 to April 15, 1993 so don't wait too long. HERO students are working to- ward the grand opening of a teen center in Sundance. In a Joint ef- fort between the Crook County Commissioners, the Sundance Milly Rume11, clerk of the Justice Court since December 1078, was honored at the courthouse Dec. 30 with a retirement coffee liven by her office. A former 8undance resident, Mill , who "vas at Aladdin, retired Dee. 31. Photo by Howard ALlen The mayor aald he will check with Wyoming Association of Munici- palities and have WAM look over depository funds and see ff other cities have to do that. WCDA offers homeownorshlp initiative beginning in Feb. Beginning in February 1992, more than 1,000 moderate-income Wyoming families will be able to afford a home of thelr own through a hem,ownership initiative an- nounced recently by the Wyoming Community Development Author- ity (WCDA), State Treasure Stan Smith and Fannie Mac (Federal National Mortgage Association - FNM/NYSE). Under the WCDA/StateTreasurer initiative, the Wyoming State Treasure has agreed to invest $100 million in taxable bonds to be Issued byWCDAin four $25 million series. The bonds will be backed by Fan- nie Mac Mortgage Backed Securi- ties (MBS). WCDA will use the proceeds of the bonds to finance the Homeownership Program which will make mortgages available to single-family home buyers through local lenders using Fannie Mae, FmHA, and FHA borrower guide- lines. WCDA will purchase loans and pool them into Fannle Mae MBS's that will back the bonds. George Axlund, Executive Direc- tor of WCDS, designed the program for persons that may already own a home but are looking to buy a larger home In order to accommo- date their families. In addition, it will provide affordable mortgages for families relocating within the state. The lower than market in- terest rate of 7.625% for 30 years will provide incentives for builders to begin building new homes with the knowledge that there is low interest permanent financing available for their buyers. Through the Hem,ownership Program, families may be eligible for a home with as little as 5 per- centdown oftheirown funds. Home buyers will be able to apply for FHA. FmHA, or conventional mortgage loans under this pro- gram through participating lend- ers. Lenders will be announced in late January or early February. The Income limit for the new program is $65,000 and the pur- chase price of the home is limited to $130,000. The program also includes the Fannle Mae Commu- nity Home Buyer Program which provides 95% loan to value lending and more flexible underwriting criteria for buyers with an income not exceeding 140% of the area median income. Kiwanis Club and the HERO class, doors to a new teen center will open in a couple of weeks. Students are looking for dona- tions to help equip the center. A I/st of Items follows, ffyou have any of these Items please contact Vat Mischke at the high school, 283- I007: Air popper, refrigerator, carpet scraps (18' x 9' and 16' x 16'), lamps, hard chairs, tables, m/ere- wave, VCI desk, telephone, board games, punching bag, typewriter, wall clocks, wet bar, stools, sofas, or Ioveseats, easy chairs, beanbags or large throw pillows, pencil sharpener, garbage cans or wastebaskets. Watch the paper for further news of the grand opening. BHSU to offer education master's A 35-hour master's degree pro- gram is open to area teachers be- ginning this semester. Graduate courses will be offered evenings and during the summer for teachers interested In pursuing a master's degree in curriculum and LnstrucUon. Specialty areas are offered In special education, read- lng, math/science/technology, and middle school. Courses offered this spring at BHSU include ED 662 Profess nal Seminar, Wednesdays, 5-7 p.m.; ED 663 Graduate Writlag, Wednesdays, 7-8 p.m.; ED 7~52 Ethnography of School/rig, Tues- days, 5-7 p.m.; ED 763 Case Studies in Teaching and Learning, Tuesdays 6-9 p.m.; ED 652 Staff Development In Schools, Mondays, 5-8 p.m.; ED 740 Curriculum De- velopment Across Cultures, Thursdays, 5-8 p.m.; and El) 750 Quantitative and Qualitative Re- search, Mondays, 6-9 p.m. Registration for spring graduate classes is Wednesday, Jan. 13, 1993, at the BHSU Student Union.