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Page 12 - Thucs&ff, October 14, 2004 "WHERE THE GOT HIS NAME" The Sundance Left to right: Jeanne Rogers, Sundance; Andi Hummel, Hulett; Maureen Blake, Spearfish; Jennifer Johnson, St. Paul, Minnesota; and Pare Kedl, Sundance. Bearlodge Writers On Monday, October 11, several members of Bearlodge Writers, a Sundance-based writers support and critique group, entertained Jennifer Johnson for lunch at the Aro Restaurant in Sundance. Johnson is the first of two winners of the 2004 Devils Tower National Monument Writing Residency Program to arrive at the Tower for a week of uninterrupted writing. Johnson, a graduate student in the Master of Fine Arts Creative Writing program at the University of Minnesota, learned about the competition from a fellow student who was one of one of last year's winners. By another coincidence, the second 2004 winner also studies at the University of Minnesota and is enrolled in the same creative writing program. The United States National Park Service sponsors residency programs in a variety of artistic areas at various national parks and monuments. The Devils Tower program offers writers one week of modest housing at the monument and a travel stipend of $100, provided by the Devils Tower Natural History Association. The goal is to allow the writer an inspiring and secluded working environment. More infor- marion can be obtained from Christine Czazasty, Chief of Interpretation, Devils Tower National Monu- ment, P. O. Box 10, Devils Tower, WY 82714 or at www.nps.gov/deto/writersprogram.htm. Bearlodge Writers welcomes members from throughout Crook and Campbell Counties and also from Spearfish, Sturgis and Rapid City, SD. The group has for several years juried writing submissions from throughout the United States for the Devils Tower residency program, naming two winners and two alternates each year. The group meets at noon the first Tuesday of each month, and at 6:30 p.m. the third Tuesday, at the Crook County Library in Sundance. Common Sense By Daun Martin, Family Resource Management Educator The Credit When Credit is Due weekend workshop has been scheduled for Saturday, 2E Sunday, February 27, 2005. It will be held either in Sundance or Moorcroft. Location is to be later. Discussions with Sundance State Bank, Hulett National Bank, and Pinnacle Bank about underwriting most of the cost of this valuable class have been very promising. A number of scholarships will be offered to individuals toward the $50 enrollment fee. Call University of Cooperative Extension in Crook County (283-I 192) to find out more about the class or to enroll. The Buck Stops Here In the first chapter of Credit When Credit is Due, the author Paul Strassels states "you have acknowledge ... it is your responsibility, and yours alone, to see to it that you pay all of your bills, time, in full, with checks that don~ bounce." That is a huge directive because LIFE HAPPENS. When were a child-parents, teachers, preachers, and friends were often willing to accept your excuses you were young and inexperienced. Now that you are an adult you have found that after the f'n-st cation for a missed or late payment, creditors, landlords, and utility companies just aren't and may proceed with the consequences promised when you entered into an agreement with them. One of the financial management activities that Cooperative Extension provides for youth in the is "The Allowance Game" where children are given an allowance of 20 M & M's which they can spend any of the categories on the game board. Of course it is recommended that they pay themselves (savings). After the first round of budgeting the kids then draw a ~ or WOW card because as they told =Life Happens." (Some examples of a Pow card are "Your bike tire sprung a lead-pay $5 or "You didn't follow the rules in class and have to stay after school and miss your first hour $7.) Adults need to be prepared to have the Pows of life happen to them and have money set aside for blown radiator, the unexpected operation, or the loss of overtime pay. Banks or landlords, utility nies and other creditors may feel bad when they have to take action against you, but they need to be so they can keep their businesses going successfully. What can one do if s/he is hit by a number of POW8 and the reserve fund is used up? First, call creditor to alert him/her that there is a problem. away if you i maore it. Have a plan before you call about what you can do until you are able to yourself current. When there =there isn~ enough money for the month" one has to do one of two I. Decrease spending 2. Increase income Most people that come to Cooperative Extension Services for help with family financial have cut spending to the bare bones. In looking at the figures it's hard to see where else spending be cut and sriU keep the family safe and healthy. Option #2 then becomes the course of action. It is to feel defeated when one is doing everything s/he can to keep expenses down. when one feels whelmed by money matters, it may be nearly impossible to brainstorm creatively about additional centers." Ask yourself what you are passionate about. Rip off a big piece of butcher paper and in the middle write "ways to bring in more money" and circle that-to the side write things you enjoy doing and Put it in a place in your home that you and your family pass often. At the top put your initials and take down day. Invite your family and friends to add their brainstorms. To paraphrase a recent speaker a UWYO Cooperative Extension meeting "the power of we is far greater than the power of me." Let who know you well help you figure out how to put yourself and your family on a stronger financial You will gain peace of mind when you have done something to ensure that you are meeting commitments. The financial buck really does stop with you. This Week at Your Library Circuit Court Our ANNUAL BOOK SALE, sponsored by the Sundance Friends of the Library, is fast approachingl It will be held Monday and Tuesday, October 18 and 19. Setup will be on Friday, October 15 ~ if you have book donations please drop them off at the library anytime before then. Anyone interested in volunteering to help with the book sale, please contact us at 283-1006. New Fiction: MURDER AT A VINEYARD MANSION by Philip R. Craig. J.W. Jackson, former cop and now a part-time investigator, will soon find himself mired in an intrigue that links some of the Vineyard's most prominent families. JACK IN THE BOX by John Weisman. As Sam Waterman begins to unravel a mind-bending conspiracy, he begins to realize that the new CIA is nothing like the old, that truth is relative, and honor has become an afterthought. THE TAKING by Dean Koontz. Story of a community cut off from a world under siege, and the terrifying battle for survival waged by a young couple and their neighbors~as familiar streets become fog- shrouded death traps. WHISKER OF EVIL by Rita Mac Brown and Sneaky Pie Brown. A mysterious death in a Virginia farm town has the locals scratching their heads - while frisky felines uncover clues as they curl their way around a cold-blooded killer. WHISKEY SOUR by J.A. Konrath. Between avoiding the FBI arid its moronic profiling computer, joining a dating service, mixing it up with street thugs, and parrying the advances of an uncouth P.I., Jack and her binge-eating partner must catch a maniac before he kills again. THE CAT'S PAJAMAS, stories by Ray Bradbury. Presents 22 tales - some old, some new, all but two never before published. TRACE by Patricia Cornwell. It's up to Dr. Kay Scarpetta to follow the twisting leads and track the strange details in order to make the dead speak - and reveal the sad truth that may be more than she can bear. TROPHY HUNT by C.J. Box. There's a vicious killer, a modern- day Jack the Ripper, on the loose in Saddlestring - and it appears his rampage is just beginning. New Nonfiction: SEWING BASICS by Wendy Gardiner, donated by Rose Zella Proctor in memory of Myrtle Proctor. All you need to know to begin sewing clothes and home furnishings. ULTIMATE TREEHOUSES by David Clark. Get a sneak peak at some of the most innovative styles of treehouses known to man. CRIME SCENE by Richard Platt. The ultimate guide to forensic science. New Junior Books: WITCH'S BUSINESS by Diana Wynne Jones. Frank and Jess's scheme to earn money by hiring themselves out as by Jill Mackey revenge seekers seems like a good one until they discover they are in competition with a witch. New Junior Nonfiction: WHAT'S THAT BUG by Nan Froman, from the "Everyday Insects and Their R~l]3~C,ool. Cousins" series. Spotlights over sixty of the most intri~' bugs in the world, and shows the fascinating connections between them. New Easy Readers: JUNIE B., FIRST GRADER: SHIPWRECKED by Barbara Park. Can the Columbus Day play be saved? Will the ships ever get to land? Or is Room One in for a disaster at sea that they will never forget? New Picture books." WEI~,E IN BIG TROUBLE, BLACKBOARD BEAR by Martha Alexander. Anthony's bear learns a hard lesson about leaving other people's possessions alone. IS YOUR MAMA A LLAMA? By Deborah Guarino, illustrated by Steven Kellogg. TACKYLOCKS AND THE THREE BEARS by Helen Lester. Tacky the penguin and his friends perform a play for the little penguins, but with Tacky in the lead role, things do not go exactly as planned. BOB~S A TO Z WORD BOOK by Rebecca Gerlings, adapted by Kate Telfeyan. Sheriff's Dispatch OCTOBER 4---Five VIN checks. Gas drive off. Sundance Fire and Ambulance responded to accident on 1-90, one patient was trans- ported to Sundance and then was LifeFlighted to Rapid City. Sun- dance Ambulance transferred pa- tient to Fort Meade. Sundance Fire and Ambulance responded to Green Mt. Estates and trans- ported patieht to hospital. Sun- dance Fire and Ambulance re- sponded to local residence ad transported one patient to hospi- tal. OCTOBER S--Two welfare checks. VIN check. Animal com- plaint. Two motorist assists. Pa- per service. Traffic stop. Moorcroft Ambulance met with Campbell County School bus and trans- ported sick student to hospital. OCTOBER 6--Two paper ser- vices. Seven traffic stops. One prisoner transport. Moorcroft Fire responded west of town for fire along railroad tracks. OCTOBER 7--Four VIN checks. Assisted Sundance Police with two calls. Two motorist assists. Five traliic stops. Investigated re- port of theft. Moorcroft Ambulance transported patient from local residence to hospital. Sundance hospital transferred patient to Rapid City. OCTOBER S--Investigated theft report. Funeral escort. In- vestigated accident. K-9 sniff. Motorist assist. Responded to domestic call. Civil assist. As- sisted Highway Patrol with two traffic stops. Paper service. Moor- croft Fire and Ambulance re- sponded to one vehicle accident on Hwy 16 east of town, two pa- tients were transported to the hospital. Sundance Fire and Am- bulance responded to Moon Court for motorcycle accident, one pa- tient transported to hospital. OCTOBER 9--TWo animal com- plaints. Six traffic stops. Paper service. Traffic complaint. Re- sponded for report of intoxicated driver. Motorist assist. Investi- gated accident near Keyhole. Moorcroft Fire responded for fire next to railroad tracks near D Road. OCTOBER lO--Investigated re- port of stolen vehicle. Motorist as- sist. Two traffic stops. Traffic com- plaint. Assisted Highway Patrol with accident on Hwy 14. Sun- dance and Hulett Fire and Sun- dance Ambulance responded to dump truck accident on Hwy 14, No transport given. Hulett Ambu- lance responded to Ponderosa, no transport given. WE ALSO WOULD LIKE TO REMIND EVERYONE THAT THE ENTIRE COUNTY IS UNDER A BURN BAN. FOR ANY INFORMA- TION CALL THE SHERIFF'S OF- FICE AND SPEAK TO DIS- PATCHER~ sPggDING--Rosetta Win- ters, WA, 93/75, $200; Rich- ard Parker, MT, 82/65, $81; William Francis Manke, Moor- croft, 84/75, $90; Judith C Leonard, Buffalo, 90/75, $200; Adele T Davis, IL, 85/75, $95; Steven C Hawken, Sundance, 96/75, $200; Timothy E Sears, AZ, 86/75,~$I00; Randall D Blakeman, Moorcroft, 59/45 ,(superintendent's zone], $108; ~Jody Phyllis Nichols, CA, 83/ ,75, $85; Randall A Fischer, LA, ~89/75, $200; Bryan John ,Baudler, MN, 84/75, $90; ~Valorie Jean Ericson, MT, 84/ "75, $90; Timothy B Suek, SD, 86/75, $I00; Heather Ann Rudland, Gillette, 84/75, $90; Oleg N Malamura, WA, 89/75, $200; David F Burton, NE, 86/ 75, $100; Tim C Hanna, MN, 85/75, $95; Peter T Hoffman, UT, 93/75, $210; Bejamin J Lair, CO, 78/65, $69; R Andrew Marcin, Wl, 86/75, $100; Ja- son C Lund, WA, 94/75, $200; Franklin Delano Mayse, WA, 84/75, $90; Randall B Morris, Gillette, 88/75, $120; Jeffrey Jerome Raney, Gillette, 87/75, $110; Hether K Walker, FL, 85/75, $I05; Philip D Wilde, MI, 85/75, $95; David L Brodsky, NY, 87/75, $110; Ross Alper, CO, 87/75, $110; Donna M Birdsell, SK, 93/75, $200. SPEEDING and REFUSAL TO APPEAR OR TESTIFY-- Katherine Scarlett Rosenau, Gillette, 54/30 (urban zone], $230. OPERATE WITH NO PER- MISSION/PERMIT - DAY-- James E Lacy, IL, $110; Donald S Coggins, IL, $I I0. SANITATION--Danny W Wil- liams, Jr, Gillette, $110. FAIL TO STOP AT PORT OF ENTRY--Christopher Alan Polly, CO, $II0. FAILURE TO REPORT IN- JURY OR DAMAGE OVER $1000---Jerry Lynn Henwood, Hulett, $210. PROHIBITED PARKING-- Donald N Cole, MO, $60. CAR REGISTRATION RE- QUIRED--Steven C Hawken, Sundance, $30. VEHICLE OFF ROADWAY-- Bob Cobler, Pine Haven, $80. DAILY USE PERMIT-- Jordon J Isaack, Gillette, $45. HANDLEBAR 15--Dwayne L Sewell, MD, $60. DRIVING WHILE LICENSE REVOKED, ETC.--Robert Eu- gene James, FL, $410. PIRST FAILURE - AUTO IN- SURANCE-Robert Eugene James, FL, $410. NO BALID DRIVER'S LI- CEN8E--Robert P Spangler, MT, $60. 10-HOUR VIOLATION (LOG BOOK)--Larry W Quails, TN, $160. CMV WITHOUT PROPER NUMBER OF ESCORTS - NIGHT--Ronald R Sewell, MN, $210. 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