Newspaper Archive of
The Sundance Times
Sundance, Wyoming
January 30, 1997     The Sundance Times
PAGE 6     (6 of 10 available)        PREVIOUS     NEXT      Full Size Image
PAGE 6     (6 of 10 available)        PREVIOUS     NEXT      Full Size Image
January 30, 1997

Newspaper Archive of The Sundance Times produced by SmallTownPapers, Inc.
Website © 2021. All content copyrighted. Copyright Information.     Terms Of Use.     Request Content Removal.

PAGE 6 THE SUNDANCE TIMES JANUARY 30, 1997 Ancfl Shmon celebrated his 90th birthday with family and friends at an open house in the Moorcroft Senior Citizen's Center on Sunday, January 19. AneO was born January 23, 1907 in Kansas and moved with his family to a homestead in the Pine Ridge area in 1908. Ten years later the family moved to Nebruka and in 1927 returned to the homestead. As a young man, he worked for Robinson MercantUe in Moorcroft and had a dance band, "Shumn's Canadian Jazz Hounds". In 1929 AncU married Ona Hefner, a school teacher, and in 1935 they moved to Iowa where he became a machinist for the John Deers Co. in Waterloo. He also worked for Northern Pump Co., a defense plant that built guns for ships in Minneapolis. When they returned to Wyoming in 1945, they lived in 8undance, CarlUe and Alva before making their home in Moorcroft in 1948. Ona taught school and AncU began 8izson's Welding Service and eventually added a hardware store to the business. Always active and involved in the community, he presently plays drums in the Sundance Kids Band, bowls on a league u he had done every year since the bowling alley opened in Moorcroft, and continues to be supportive of his community and church. Ancli's family includes three children: Pat Dues, Shirley Nicolen, and Edwin Simon, nine grandchUdren, 23 great-grandchUdren and 6 great-great grandchUdren. WY students prepare for national history competition Students from each state and the District of Columbia are getting ready for the 1997 National History Day competition. "lYagedy & Tri- umph In History." Wyoming stu- dents in seven districts have al- ready begun their preparations tn anticipation of district level HIS- tory Day competitions that will begin in March. In preparation they have selected a topic that fits into the theme and are undertaking extensive research of.primary and secondary sources to prepare pa- pers, projects, performances and media presentations. The district level competition will be their first opportunity to be Judged. In Wyoming this national aca- demic competition for students In grades 6-12 Is sponsored by the Wyoming State Historical Society, the Wyoming Department of Com- merce and the American Heritage Center, University of Wyoming. State coordinator, Linda Fabian, estimates that nationwide the competition Involves more than 500,000 students and more than 75,000 educators. Tiffs year's theme "IYagedy & Triumph in History," requires students to examine primary and secondary sources and analyze the sources within the context of his- torical events. The students learn write her at: WYOMING HISTORY DAY, 6101 Yellowstone Road, Cheyenne, WY 82002. Essay contest offered for seniors The Wyoming Coal Information Committee (WCIC) will award four grants fo.r .cpal: Lelated e says written by Wyom,ing high school seniors. WCIC Chairman Medellce Tuttle said that the group will award $2,000 to the grand prize winner and $500 each to three regional winners. Students are asked to interview someone in their com- munity whose Job Is related to the Wyoming coal industry. The person interviewed can notbe an employee of a Wyoming coal mine. From the interview, the student is to write a three to four page essay about the person's occupation and how it relates to or benefits from the Wyo- ming coal industry. Applications and essays must be postmarked no later than March 31, 1997. Awards will be made dlrecfly to the financial aid office at the colleges the students will at- tend. Wyoming high school senlor graduating In the spring of 1997 are eligible. Entrants must have maintained a cumulative grade point average of 2.5 throughout hlgh school and must be a Wyo- ming resident. how to decide the reliability of the For more information, interested sources by asking questions about students and parents can contact their origins and creation. It also gives students different approaches to studying historical events: by connecting current issues to past events, by comparing similar epi- sodes over time, and by analyzing the same events in different re- gions. Students are encouraged to select an individual, Idea or event and show how and why their topic was a triumph and/or a tragedy in history. The 1997 Wyoming History Day district contest for District 2, which includes Crook, Campbell, John- son, Sheridan, Weston and Nio- brara will be coordinated by David RoJo, Holy Name Elementary School, Sheridan. No contest date has been set. District winners will go on to the state level competition that will be held at the Parkway Plaza in Casper. their high school counselors or write to the Wyoming Coal Infor- mation Committee, P.O. Box 507, Sheridan. WY 82801 or call 307- 672-9717. Sundance music students are judged Several Sundance JH music students performed solos and small ensembles Saturday, January 25 In Sundance before local Judges. Those receiving superior rating will go on to the District contest In March. Those receiving the highest rat- ings (I+ or I++) were: Robby Fol- lum, trombone; Kristi Simons, flute; Cedar Hogham, Destiny Engel, clarinet; Zach Steel, alto sax; Sammie Ellsbury and Adri- enne Gill. flute duet; April Klocker Monday, April 14, 1997. From there and Kameron Stahla, clarinet duet: winners will proceed to the Na- and Jenna Maline, vocal solo. tlonal competition at the Univer- The following students received slty of Maryland. Awards at dis- trict, state and national competi- t/on include not only first, second or third place, but also an opportu- nity to excel In selected areas of their work. Many Wyoming organizations sponsor awards at the state level, one of which includes a $I,000 scholarship provided by the Wyo- ming State Historical Society. For more information about Wyo- ming H/story Day contact L/nda Fabian at 307-777-7014, E-mall at Lfabia@mlssc.state.wy.us or good enough ratings to go on to the District Contest: Mark Rashkow, Erin Vineyard, flute; Amy Davis, Sarah Mackey, Cassle Gose, Latlsha Peplow, clarinet; Kati Sjpe, alto sex; Denise Canfield and Megan Wailer, flute/bell duet; Josh Canfield, Caltlln Gade, Jenna Mollne, Jens Gade, Amanda Kreuter, NIcole Nolan, Matt Lam- bert, Jesse Burgess, Amanda Lambert, trumpet; Megan Schnorenberg, Ethan Reinhold, French horn; Jeremy Croell, Jes- slca Kllng, trombone; Jennifer Kreuter, baritone; Adrienne Gill, Heather Mitchell, Mark Rashkow, vocal solos; and Jennifer Kreuter. Megan Schnorenberg and Nlcole Nolan, vocal trio. The Judges for the day were Gene Gade, Janet Engel, Jeannle Rogers, and Cheryl Wales. The workers were Carol Miller, Lynn Stoner, Cady McDonald and Matl Kahler. The accompanists were Connie Hubbard, DorothyMassey, Sandra Ashem and Todd Kahler. Thanks to all for making thls a rewarding and positive educational experience. Project WILD workshops are scheduled Teachers, scout masters and all other youth group leaders are en- couraged to learn about Project WILD, the nationally acclaimed wildlife curriculum, at workshops being held across Wyoming this winter. "Project WILD uses wildlife as a way to get children excited about traditional school subjects," said Jake Hohl, Project WILD coordi- nator in Wyoming. "It is a balanced approach to wildlife concepts and issued. The program's fun activi- ties have taught many kids about wildlife as they learn science, math, social studies and language arts." "I"ne works hops will offer advanced training to teachers who have al- ready been certified In the program and initial certification for first time attendees. Concepts and teaching technlques for kids from kinder- garten to 12th grade will be pre- sented. The workshops run from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. at: Feb. I - Casper, Feb. 8 - Laramie; and Feb. 22 - Lander. Contact Hohl at 800-842-1934 or Wyoming Game and Fish Depart- ment, 5400 Bishop Blvd. Chey- enne, WY 82006 for registration information. Range Telephone offers scholarships In 1997 Range Telephone Coop- erative, Inc. will be awarding two $1,500 memorial scholarships and several $I,000 scholarships. Ap- plications are available from local high school counselors or by calling Betty at Range Telephone, 1-800-927-2643. Eligibility requirements are as follows: I. The applicant must be a resi- dent of either Montana orWyomlng. 2. The applicant must be a member of Range Telephone, a member's student, or an employee's student. The telephone exchanges served by Range Tele- phone include Montana- 342, 347, 42 I, 427,436, 477, 554, 592,764, and 984; in Wyoming - 283, 736, 737, 750, 757, 758, 828, and 878. 3. The applicant may be either a graduating high school senior en- tering his/her freshman year of college or another year of under- graduate work. 4. The applicant must complete an application and submit a per- sonal letter of application. The letter must include at least one paragraph dealing with (a) academic achievements, (b) edu- catlonal goals, and (c) financial need. No more than three letters of recommendation may accompany the application. Please include a copy of your most recent school transcript. 5. Letters of application must be submitted to Range Telephone Cooperative, Inc.. Attn: Scholar- ship Committee, P.O. Box 127, Forsyth, Montana 59327 by March 15, 1997. HULETT SCHOOLS LUNCH MENU Monday, February 3 Super nachos with lettuce and tomato, peaches, brownies, milk. Tuesday, February 4 Oven baked chicken, green beans, hot rolls, mixed fruit, milk. Wednesday, February 8 Hot hamburger with mashed potatoes and gravy, fresh fruit, milk. Thursday, February 6 Chili dogs, tossed salad, apple- sauce, cake, milk. Friday, February 7 Sub sandwiches with lettuce and tomato, potato wedges, oranges, milk. Odyssey of the Mind or aM for short, Is offand running. Thls year there are four elementary teams and two junlor high teams. These teams will be representing Sun- dance In the state competition which will take place at Casper College on April 5. The teams are coached by both Murray Moeller scholarship offered Sundance High School seniors planning to enroll as data process- ing, computer science or business majors may apply for the Murray Moeller Memorial Scholarship. Applicants must have a 3.0 GPA and be able to demonstrate finan- cial need. Once enrolled in arl accredited college oz" vo-tech school, the stu- dent is required to remain a full- time student carrying a minimum of 12 credit hours per semester and must maintain a minimum 2.0 GPA. Applications and criteria may be obtained at SHS and submitted no later than March 15, 1997 to the Scholarship Committee, 2755 Patrice Drive, Sparks, NV 8943 I. Completed applications must be accompanied by a SHS transcript, two letters of recommendation and a brief statement regarding career goals, future plans and the need for this scholarship to achieve them. One scholarship in the minimum amount of $1,000 will be awarded, however, a second of lesser anmunt may be presented depending upon the quality of applications. Rela- tives of the Moeller family are ex- cluded from consideration. Funding for this scholarship Is provided by the annual Murray Moeller Memorial Run/Walk held in San Diego, CA in April. The event Is sponsored by Murray's employer, Symitar Systems Inc. of San Diego. Those interested in participation or sponsorship for the run may contact Stacey Moeller at 307-687-1527. Education scholarship is offered High school students who are U.S. citizens and have a grade point average of'B' orbetter are eligible for a $1,000 college scholarship. To receive an application, send a request by March 15, 1997 to the Educational Communications Scholarship Foundation, 721 North McKinley Road, P.O. Box 5012, Lake Forest, IL 60045-5012; fax a request to (647)295-3972; or e-mall a request to "scholar@ecllf.com". All requests for applications must include the student's name, per- manent home address, city, state, zip code, name of high school, approximate GPA, and year in school during the 1996-1997 academic year. Applications will be fulfilled by mail q ly on or about April 11, 1997. One hundred and seventy- five winners will be selected on the basis of academic performance, involvement In extracurricular activities and some consideration for financial need. A total of $175,000 will be awarded. Staff Sgt. McRann graduates from course Air National Guard Staff Sgt. Steven G. McRann has graduated from the pavement and equipment maintenance apprentice course at Fort Leonard Wood, Waynesville, Me. Students were taught the con- struction, maintenance, and re- pair of aircraft runways, roads, parking areas and the operation of power tools and equipment. McRann Is the son of Mary L. McRann of Hulett, WY. The sergeant Is a 1986 graduate of Hulett High School. Look to the Times classifieds. Placing a classified ad can turn unwanted personal items into gold. It's easy, convenient, and inexpensive. SHROVE TUESDAY PANCAKE & SAUSAGE SUPPER Episcopal Parish Ball - Sundance 5 to 7:30 P.M. Adults: $3.00 Ages 6-12:$2.00 Children Under 6 Free PAY AT DOOR parents and teachers. "lhe teams have grown, so has the andcoacheswillputtnmanynlghtsprograms like OM. This and weekends of practice In order fosters creativity, to solve complicated long term ershlp abilities, research problems. The members truly learn salesmanship, confidence, the meaning of hard work, com- to work on a budget, and the mltment and dedication. As the number of skills that stu- dents will need to be successful VFWAuxiliary No. 4311 held their regular meeting January 20 with ten members present. President Mary Jean Wilson presided over the meeting. The December meeting was can- celled due to a blizzard. The auditors met on December 19 and audited the books and re- ported them In excellent condition. Thirty-seven dozen cookies were sent to the Sheridan Veterans Hospital in November. General orders no. 3 from the Sound-Off, "Equality and Justice for All" was read and acted upon. We are now 100% in membership. Thank you's were read from the different places donations were sent for Christmas. A certificate was received from National Home for filling the quota for the year. It decided to construct a fund- raiser letter. The Youth Contest was discu3sed, It is for 7th, 8th and 9th grades and will be on "What Makes America Great. "Prizes will be awarded for first, second and third place. Shirley Buckman woi . the mys- tery prize. Mary Jean Wilson will be the hostess for the next meeting February 17. Refreshments were served fol- lowing the meeting by hostess ShiHey Buckman. ABC Always Buy Classifiedsl to think quickly on one's They all feel very fortunate part of a school district and munRy that supports this Governor makes staff changes in Dept. of Health Governor Jim Gerlngel nounced on Jan. 22, 1997 had accepted the Ken Kamis from his Director of the De Health. and had removed McVay from the Care Finance administrator. It was learned that the Wyoming had overpayments to Medicaid services. Gerin "A preliminary evaluation Medicaid Fraud Control tached to the Wyoming Generars office, has tified overpayments in $600,000." He added completed audit could show ] significantly higher. According to Geringer, instituted a policy overpayments several He did not notify either governor Sullivan or Geringer has Ralston as Interim Director f Department ofl been the Director of the ment of Administration and marion. Sharon Kuster is Ing Health Care Finance trator. A permanent Director partment will the findings of the Ins General's audit are appropriate reforms have instituted. Announcing Payroll, Tax Preparation, * Transcription Legal & Medical Short Term Assignments * And More Call (307) 283-2369 For More * All Work Confidential * Qualified Staff * Pick Up & Located In the DCI Building Womens' Health Day SUNDANCE CLINIC February 12, 1997 Dr. Jeri Villano & Patty Voll, PAP SMEAR * Cost $10.00, Payment Time of Service * Because of Special Price No Insurance will be Filed * By Appointment Only Call 307-283-2476 EV,RYONE IS LCOME TO AcFIEND FOLLOWING: Sharon Kanode, RN will be discussing Womens' HeaRt 9:00 a.m. Osteoporosis 9:30 a.m. Breast Cancer 10:00 a.m. Smoking Cessation 10:30 a.m. Hormone Replacement Therapy 11:00 a.m. Living With Cancer Coffee & Cool( es Will Be Served Sponsored by: Crook County Medical Services District Valentines special at FREE Wheel Balancinq with a Computerized Wheel All ,g q OO- O 2 Wheel. $29.95 or 4 Wheel. (Pans, Shims, & Bushings Extra) Feb. 1st thru Feb. 28th, #48 Government Valley Rd. Sundance, WY 283-3606