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Thursday, Februa 12,2015 Free Press Page 7 CHURCHES Please see the Church Directory or on YouTube at Emmanuel Lutheran Church, Our worship service this Sunday at the United Cheney. Methodist Church will be led by pastor Alissa Bertsch- atthe bottom ofpage6forserviceour "Festival of Chocolate" event is scheduled Johnson at 10 a.m. Preceding worship are Sunday for this Tuesday, Feb. 17 from 6:30-8 p.m. A freewill school classes at 9 a.m. All are welcome as we study times and contact information offering will be collected to help fund our Vacation and worship together. Bible School program. All are welcome. Wednesday evening Lenten studies and soup suppers Emmanuel Lutheran Church Please plan to worship with us on Ash Wednesday at 7 will begin on Feb. 18. A simple soup supper at 6 p.m. will Emmanuel Lutheran Church invites you to join p.m. Feb. 18. Mid-week Lenten services begin on Feb. 25 at be followed by a study called The Way: Walking in the with us Sunday mornings for Sunday school and 6 p.m. for a soup supper followed by worship at 6:30 p.m. Footsteps of Jesus. A class for kids will also be offered. worship. You may also watch' our pastor's ser- Sunday there is a second worship service at church mons at our website www.emmanuelcheney.org United Methodist Church at 6 p.m. LOOKING :K 10 Years Ago Feb. 17, 2005 A proposed city admissions tax of 5 percent on ticket sales of over $10 each was met with disapproval from officials at Eastern Washington University, largely because they were not informed by the city in advance of the measure being voted upon. The second annual "Best of the West" awards dinner was termed a sound success after attracting over 100 people to the event sponsored by the West Plains Chamber of Commerce. Seven members of the Medical Lake wrestling team advanced to Mat Classic XVII in Tacoma, including individual champions Brad Groce at 152 pounds, David Snyder (140), Justin Propeck (130) and Tony Fine (112). 20 Years Ago Feb. 16, 1995 Concerns over the future of birds and other wildlife were the center of heated debate at a recent Cheney Planning Commission meeting. Xn Technologies founder Alan Hale sought zoning changes in order build a new manufacturing facility. The Cheney School District was planning on reinstituting a series of public forums that would provide important information to patrons, plus solicit response from residents. Anna Goetz scored 19 points and Erin Soliday 17 as the Cheney Lady Hawks beat West Valley 63-50, improv- ing their Frontier League record to 10-0 and a perfect 20-0 heading into the final week of the regular season. 30 Years Ago Feb. 21, 1985 It remained a mystery who crash landed a small single-engine airplane about seven miles south of Cheney. The plane was discovered about a quarter- mile off of Cheney-Plaza Road and south of Luke Road. EWU President H. George Frederick- son and his counterpart at Washington State University, President Glenn Ter- rell, tossed a wrench into plans to merge the two universities through legislation nicknamed "The Sommers BilL" tiffed in honor of its sponsor, Helen Sommers (D-Seattle). The presidents, instead sug- gested a joint effort to form a joint center for engineering and technology. Two Cheney High School wres- tlers, Wayne Harrington at 168 pounds and 115-pound Tim Mason took fifth and sixth respectively at the State AA Wrestling Tournament held at the EWU Pavilion. 40 Years Ago Feb. 20, 1975 The city of Cheney was considering combining the leadership jobs of both the fire and police departments into one public safety director's position, similar to what is done in Pullman. A Uniform BUilding Code was ad- opted by the Cheney City Council with an emphasis on new rules concerning how to deal with what might be deemed unsafe buildings. Eastern Washington closed out 30 years of play in Memorial Field- house by scoring men's basketball wins, 84-81 versus Southern Oregon and 86-64 against nationally-ranked Oregon Institute of Technology. Ron Cox and Bernie Hite led the Eagles offensively. 50 Years Ago Feb. 19, 1965 Eastern Washington State College was seeking to have a road connecting Washington Street to U.S. Highway 10 (now State Route 904) near where the Northern Pacific Railroad tracks cross the highway. The Cheney School District's Citizen Advisory Committee was meeting to consider a $116,000 special levy that would purchase furniture for the new high school, develop new playfields and build a new football field and track among other things. Cheney got pins from Allan Scott at 106 pounds, Rick Miller (115), Vern Scott (123), Bill Purvis (130), Frank Ragains (148), Keith Koch (157), Barry Sapp (178) and Barry Horton in the unlimited class in a 52-0 thrashing of Colville in a Northeast A League wrestling match. Linq continued from page 6 File photo Owner Marcela Lindsey (pictured center) with teachers Dawn Wilson (left) and Erin Dranner (right) inside of Cela's Creative Learning Center wh en it opened back in 2008. The learning center will relocate to 111 S. Lefevre St For All Titles and Showtimes and to Buy Tickets Visit www.SpokaneMovies,cor Showh!iles In () ut~ ~d ba/cja~? f)t?cu Specml Atttactlcm Nu Pass~.s Showtlmes Effective 2/13/15-2/19/15 Center moving into the space. "The ti.ming worked out perfect for them," Drinkard said. "I hope it works out." Cela's opened back in 2008 and serves families from the West Plains, Spokane and Reardan. of people stop by and inquire about us," Lind- sey said. "A lot of them sign on. It's been a good location for us." Lindsey said the learning center will move into the new space in stages with the toddler and preschool / PRAYER FOR SICK & HURTING EVERY SUNDAY, WE WOULD LOVE TO HAVE YOU JOIN US THIS SUNDAY "The open concept is great, every- one sees each other, but giving the school-age children their own class- room is going to be very beneficial. I'm also excited for the playground." Marcela Lindsey, Cela's owner According to its own- er Marcela Lindsey, the reason for the move is be- cause the learning center has outgrown its current space. "There is a lot of traf- fic in this area and a lot programs moving first. She expects to be com- pletely moved out of its current location by June. In the new location, the learning center will be licensed for 87 chil- dren and is currently taking applications for clients. One of the changes for the learning center will be the return of the infant program, which closed a couple of years ago. Lindsey said the program will accom- modate up to eight in- fants when the center reopens. The pre-kindergar- ten readiness program will increase from half- day up to a full-day. The learning center also plans to accommodate between 15-30 more students for its school age program as well as increase the number of activities. The new location also gives the learning center a 5,400- square-foot playground area. DENTAL CLINIC Lindsey said the school-age programs will be held in the area that was the restaurant while the infant programs will be in the former buffet room['" "It will be closed off to where the school-age students have their own area and don't have to share with anyone else," Lindsey said. For Lindsey, she is mostly excited about giv- ing the older children a chance to have their own space. Since it be- gan, the learning center has maintained an open classroom. "The open concept is great, everyone sees each other, but giving the school-age children their own classroom is going to be very benefi- cial," Lindsey said. "I'm also excited for the play- ground." AI Stover can be reached at al@cheneyfreepress.com. continued from page 6 Now Cally and I were almost home. Cally talked continually, "Mrs. Franzen wants four of these and she asked me to make a dozen for next week. Can you believe it, Luella?" 10 Screens/ 509-232-0444 Movie Information FIFTY SHADES OFGREY R Daily (2:45) (3:50) [5:30) 6:40 8:15 9:20 Sat-Mon (10:30) (1:10) Kingsman T IE SECRET 5ERV!C .0 R Dally (2:40)(4:10) 7:00 8:40 9:45 Sat-Mort (10:40) (1:20) I was the one who nod- ded now, "Yes, I believe. This is just your beginnmg Cally. And by the way, I really do like your dog." Luella Dew is a Cheney- area author. .Sh, can be re.chad adi k s ttges- tions at lotsaplots l @aoL ~m. 613 S. Washington Ste. 105 Spokane, WA 99204 5 Blocks off 1-90 (Division St Exit) FREE Parking 8:30-5:30 Mon-Fri Handicap Access Good Service Cars Trucks Trailers Boats Cycles RVs o:- 455-8320 .:- West Plains Christian Fellowship is a place where people are: Casual in appearance. .Fnendly in nature.Single-minded in devotion to God Join us this coming Sunday at 10 a.m 12002 W. 6th Ave., Four Lakes (Cheney SDA Building). Pastors Kelth & Gall Jensen www.westplalns-church org 509-389-4843 The best chicken and fish in town/ Side Orders: Mashed Potatoes & Gravy Corn Green Beans Macaroni & Cheese Potato Wedges udly serving Mitchell's Tully'sCoff. EVER Y VISIT US ONLINE A 116 W. 1 st, Cheney, WA 235-4222