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IIlIJll Immll nnqllll ilin mm nl ~ iniJiilinUllUUUl~iuimnininsiluum mm nnaulmmum~ Would Enjoy Hearing from Those with Good Memories Editor: sons. They are 16 and 17 now. My brother, Carroll L. Heide We have had them since one was gets your paper and passes it on a year old and one a month old. to us. We adopted them and they It is good to see old names really are ajoy and keep us lively like Wendell Brown, an oldand going. classmate of mine at New Eden The 17 year old has joined the School and later at Wilmore army reserves. He will take his High School. basic training this summer, then Harold and Midge Herd. come back and finish high Harold and I were on a model 4, school, and then to college. H team that went to Rock The 16-year-old works at Springs years ago. Maybe 75. WalMart, and in the summer fol- Mary and I celebrated our lows the rodeo circuit in our 65th wedding anniversary on community riding the bulls. Easter Sunday. We were married I taught Vocational Agricul- on April 13, 1941, in Chanute. ture in the high school for 43 Mary worked at Peoples State years and retired in 1982. We Bank while I was in the service, moved to Augusta so we would Spent three years in the Aleutian be close to our farm. Islands and one in Korea. They Would enjoy hearing from wanted to start a Korean Army. anyone who remembers the good I was an officer in the Military old times. government. Sincerely, We have four children, allPowell Heide and Family grown, (two boys and two girls) 151 S W 90th St. and are now raising two grand- Augusta, KS 267010 Article Accompanied Letter A few years prior to his re- strated outstanding leadership tirement as a high school vo-ag abilities as exemplified by the teacher, former Comanche local classroom and FFA pro- Countian Powell Heide wasgram success," according to an teaching in Clifton. There he old news clipping Heide sent to taught vo-ag and was advisor of The Star with the above letter. the Clit~on FFA chapter. The article went on to cite While there, he was one of some of Heide's other accom- two Kansas vo-ag instructors to plishments: receive the Honorary American "During his 40 years of teach- Farmer Degree from Ford Mo- ing he has had 26 State Farmers, tor Co. one American Farmer, one State That honor is presented to vo- Dairy Proficiency Award win- ag teachers who have "demon- her, as well as having his chap- ter having the top farm mechan- Recycling ics display at the State Fair in Hutchinson. He has also been the Starts with advisor of the state champion ql OIUfJ livestock and Dairy Judging team and two National Gold Emblem Judging teams." Coy Reunion This Sunday The annual Coy Reunion will be this Sunday, May 7, at the Coldwater Veterans' Building, starting with a covered-dish lunch about 12:30 p.m. Table service and drinks will be provided. Past residents, family, and friends of the Coy, Okla school and community are all invited to the dinner and afternoon's visit- ing, story-swapping, and brows- ing old Coy pictures and memo- rabilia -- feel free to bring yours! This story was inadvertently run last week -- hope not too many showed up a week early! Spring Coldwater (Round 11) This Saturday, May 6 for Cut to 10-foot maximum length and stacked near the curb as neatly as possible. Grass clippings and leaves will also be hauled-- but only if they are packaged properly, but not if they are in plastic bags. Instead, leaves and clippings should be put in "dumpable" containers such as trash cans, so that the city crew cap dump them into the city truck. Call City Clerk Kristal Sherman at City Hall, 582-2940 by noon this Friday, May 5 to get on the pick-up list. Fellow citizens: Elsewhere in this newspaper you will read a resolution approved by the County Commissioners of Comanche County, Kansas to: "Designate 1 mill specifically to provide for the establishment of a countywide economic development program." The resolution also provides in Section III that should registered voters: "Equal in number to not less than 5% of the reg- istered voters of the county request an election thereon," then no such levy shall be made without an election by a majority of the voters. A petition drive will be started soon to secure 5% of the registered voters requesting such an election. The resolution will be on the ballot at the Primary Election, Tuesday, August 1, 2006. Should you desire to sign the petition and live in the Pro- tection area, please call: Mary Eubank, 620-622-4622 Should you desire to sign the petition and live east of Coldwater, please call: Rodney Einsel, Home - 620-738-4484 Should you desire to sign the petition and live in the Cold- water area, please call: Ronn Lytle, Office- 620-582-2446 Cell - 620-635-5060 Home- 620-582-2673 pol. adv. paid for by Ronn Lytle