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-- ~ i i i1, ii,m i ~~u~~~~~~m~~u~~~~~~~u~~~u~H~n~~u~~m~~~~~u~~~~~H~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~n~~~u~~~m~~~~~u~~~~~~~~~~~~~u~~~uu~~u~~~~~~~~~~H~~~~~~~uuM~~m~~~~~~ Eighty-First Year No. 26 THURSDAY, JUNE 28, 1979 The SUNDANCE TIMES CONTINUING THE CROOK COUNTY NEWS IN THE BLACK HILLS TWENTY CENT~ OF WYOMING PER COPY Official Newspaper for Crook County, City of Sundance and U. S. Land Office ........................................ """'--7"--"'".'."7~ ........ -"~ ............ m ....... ~, $11.8 million TCEA Dockery, Moorerofl, Crook County, will compete in the state conmst m Douglas in August. l~budkhter, Hulett, was as lady-in-waiting to Crook County during held in Hulett June 7. The daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Art Linldater, she will be a senior at Hulett High School this fall. Hniett, won the contest held in With the Miss Rodeo contest in Hulett be a senior at Hulett High School this fall. Her parents are Mr. and Mrs. Marvin Snook. lphot~, ,by Tschetter] loan is approved An $11,896,000 Rural Electri- fication Administration loan for Tri-County Electric Association, Inc., Sundance, has been ap- proved. The loan, which carries a 2 % interest rate will allow TCEA: 1. To serve an additional 2,232 consumers and build 387 miles of distribution line and 96 miles of transmission line. Jury trial postponed A jury trial, scheduled to be heard here last week in district court, was vacated at the request of- Che defendant, Mrs. Jessie Lewark, and will be heard at a later date. In other district court happen- ings last week, Thelma Tow, Moorcroft, pleaded not guilty at her arraignment Thursday on a charge of delivery of a controlled substance. One divorce was granted by Paul T. Limos Jr. Samson Lee Boars, Hulett, was granted a divorce from Aleta Louise Boars, Moorcroft. DUPLICATE Sundance Duplicate Bridge Club members played a 4 table Howell movement when they met June 19. Results were Edna Binney and Sylvia Sharp, first; Bonnie Beaudoin and Lorin Harper, sec- ond; and Milly Ferrel and Millie Bornd, third. Calendar Friday, June 29 Open AA Meeting, 8 p.m., Community Room, Courthouse. Monday, July 2 Crook County Commissioners, 9 a.m., Commissioners Room, Courthouse. Sundance City Council, 8 p.m., City Hall. Tuesday, July 3 Crook County Commissioners, 9 a.m., Commissioners, Court- house. Friday, July 6 Devil's Tower VFW Post 4311, 8 p.m., VFW Hall. 2. To build a new branch facility at Wright and add two new substations. 3. To construct a new ware- house building and remodel and enlarge the main headquarters building in Sundance. TCEA manager Warren Fraser said TCEA will be serving 11,873 consumers in portions of Crook, Campbell and Weston counties." Fraser said, "Our service area includes Campbell county and there's a strip of coal that runs almost 100 miles right down the center of that county, so there's a lot of mining activity there. We now have contracts to supply electric power for eight of those mines and eventually we will be providing power to 15 or 16 coal mines in the area." He said energy conservation Fireworks for Fourth Both ground and aerial displays will be featured in the Fourth of July fireworks display set to go off Wednesday evening over the lake just south of the fairgrounds. The Bear Lodge Snowmobile Club is sponsoring the event. Cheryl McLaughlin, club sec- retary, said approximately $250 has been received in donations and the club is planning a $500 display. She said it is hoped that contributions between now and the Fourth of July will make up the difference. No admission will be charged to view the display, but donations will be welcomed. Displays will include a rocket to the moon, a snowmobile, a bear plus a variety of others. WEATHER The readings: Max. Min. Prec. June 19 June 20 June 21 June 22 June 23 June 24 June 25 59 44 0 70 48 .10 77 47 0 73 51 .01 73 51 0 79 49 .37 85 54 0 June total - 2.59. Year to date - 6.31. can be a problem when dealing with this type of customer. Fraser said that during 1978 one mine alone used more than 33 milh'on kilowatt hours of power - up from one million kilowatt hours the previous year. He said that without proper equipment, as much as 20 percent of the power that goes out over the lines can be lost. "Times wilt print late With the Fourth of July falling on a Wednesday next week, The Sundance Times will be publishing one day later. The newspaper is normally printed on Wed- nesday mornings and dis- tributed on Wednesday. Next week's edition of The Times will not appear until Thursday. .- . /.- McCullough rites Friday Funeral-services for Mrs. Leo- nard (Margaret) McCullough will ,be held at 2 p.m. Friday at the First Presbyterian Church in Moorcroft. Mrs. McCullough died early Monday morning. The Rev. Rob Davidson will officiate at the services with burial in Pleasant Valley Ceme- tery west of Moorcroft under the direction of Neecker Funeral Home, Gillette. A public viewing will be held from 12:30 to 1:30 p.m. at the church or persons can visit at the funeral home in Gillette from 1 to 7 p.m. Thursday and Friday mor- ning. Keyhole Dam grant OD'd A $131,240 grant from the Bureau of Reclamation for work on Keyhole Dam has been ap- proved, Sen. Alan Simpson's of- fice said Monday. The grant funds will be used for spillway channel stabilization at the dam. Contractor for the project will be O.R. Ramstad, Rapid City. Hopper session Wednesday Possibilities of a grasshopper control program will be explored at a Crook County Weed and Pest District meeting here June 27. The ~ be held in the county weed and pest office start- ing at 7 p.m. A USDA representative, Don Hardy, will attend the session and details The meeting is expected to deter- mine whether or not a program will be conducted. Cost to the landowner for the 'hopper control rill be acre.