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PAGE 16 THE SUNDANCE ~ JUNE 28, 1979 Council eyes oning Rural Life The Sundance City Council is Sunday set Sniper fire hits truck Mineral royalty funds to county Towns in Crook County have received checks for governmental mineral royalty funds. State Treasurer Shirley Wittier said more than $37 million was dis- tributed. Sundance received $22,751.86; Moorcroft, $20,703.47; and Hulett, $13,856.42. Mrs. Wittier said allocation of these funds is on the basis of a formula established by the Wyo- ming legislature with 7.5 percent going to incorporated cities and towns. The remaining goes to the Public School Foundation pro- gram, the University of Wyo- ming, to a school district capital construction account, to the Farm Loan Board capital construction account, and to highways. WHD staff A truck making a run between Rapid City and Sundance Friday night was apparently the victim of sniper fire. The damage was discovered when the driver pulled the rig into the pert of entry at Sundance at 8:15 p.m. He told officers he had realized he was losing water from the radiator about 20 miles out of town. He said he had been stopped in Montana earlier in the week and warned to stop driving by other independent truckers. The driver said he thought the truck could have gone about 100 miles before all the water leaked out of the radiator. A Sundance police officer said that a hole in the lower part of the truck radiator was angled from above, "like from an overpass." The officer said the owner of the truck, Bob Iron, Sheridan, was contacted Saturday and said the truck could be repaired. He said a new radiator would cost about $1,500. Class reunion giving consideration to the adop- tion of a zoning plan or to an alternative called development permit system. Residents will have an oppor- tunity to express their choice by responding to a survey which will be Sent out from the city with the June water bills. As explained by a spokesman for the council, zoning is simply dividing a town into districts where uses are specified or pro- hibited. The development permit system is a more flexible ap- proach for a changing commun- ity, such as Stmdance, where there are no uses-by-right, but each proposal is individually con- sidered on the basis of set policies. By responding to the survey direction will be given the Sun- dance Planning Commission and the council in their efforts to guide development and protect property values. Plans for the annual 4-H Rural Life Sunday services have been announced by the Crook County Extension Office. The event will be held Sunday at the Devil's Tower Monument amphitheater beginning at 10 a.m. Guest speaker for the program will be John Wilson, Chapel of Faith church pastor in Sundance. Keith Benton, Sundance, will be guest accompanist. Each 4-H club will participate in the program by presenting a verse. Following the program, a verse. Follwoing the program, a pot-luck dinner will be held with the 4-H Council furnishing the beverage. Games, led by mem- bers of the Junior Leader Club, will be played in the afternoon. The public is cordially invited to join in this special service. SHOP AT HOME IT SAVES Board will meet early Crook County will meet Monday next week, according to Davidson, count); clerk. Usually meetings are first Tuesday and the month, but since July holiday falls on a meeting day, it was hold the sessions a day If you don't think grows on trees, price Christmas. How to be in the today: Make and Ge t Ready with Top-Fligh t reco ed Three Sundance residents b_eve received service awards from the Wyoming Highway Department, according to the personnel office in Cheyenne. Roger Brunson, a heavy equip- ment operator, received a 15-year award. Lois Fall, a secretary with the construction branch, and Ver- non Montgomery, a highway con- struction technician, received 10- year awards. Smith on phone board Nels Smith, Sundance rancher, has been appointed to serve on the board of trustees for Range Telephone Cooperative, Inc., with offices in For~th, Mont. Smith will serve until the next annual meeting of the cooperative. An amendment to the by-laws has also been approved which added the Sundance exchange area to the section which deals with nominations. Ten members serve on the board of trustees with George Clahaugh, Arvada, pre~fi'dent; Mack Davidson, Lame Deer, Mont., vice president; and Robert Adams, Rosebud, Mont., secre- tary-treasurer. HAYING EQUIPMENT School classes of 1959 and 1960 will be held July 7 and 8. Mrs. Ben Jensen said a ban- quet will be held at the Royal Club in Beulah on that Saturday starting at 6:30 p.m. On Sunday a family picnic will be held in the Sundance City Park. STARTS FRIDAY Shows: 7 & 9 Eady art in museum An exhibit of early American decoration provided by Jean Adams, Stmdance, will be on display in the Crook County Art Gallery for two weeks starting July 2. Ms. Adams restores and reproduces the stenciled and painted decoration found on an- tique furniture, tinware and glass, Featured in the exhibit will be tin trays velvet theorem pictures, tinsel paintings and reverse painting on glass. The artist studied the craft for 12 years under Elizabeth Bour- den, certified teacher and mem- ber of the Brazier Guild Early American Society. American folk art started with the early tin peddler who traveled around the countryside selling the tinware they had decorated with their own bright and unique patterns. The art gallery is located in the courthouse basement and is open from 12:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. Mow day through Friday. 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