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Thursday, April 2, 2015 Free Press Page 7 LOOKING 10 Years Ago March 31, 2005 The Cheney Police Department was actively pursuing grants to cover the $1,200-$2,000 per unit cost of defibrillators that officers would carry in patrol cars to use in case of emergency. Youngsters from both Cheney and Medical Lake took part in annual Eas- ter egg hunts and collected some 3,000 eggs in events sponsored by the local Kiwanis clubs. Medical Lake's bats came alive in a 19-2 season-opening nonleague baseball victory over Cheney, scoring nine runs in the third inning. Cody Wagner had four hits for the Cardi- nals including a home run and a pair of doubles. 20 Years Ago March 30, 1995 The Cheney School Board under- went changes with the addition of Susan Lienhard who replaced Cindy Zabel. The board also heard of the retirement of longtime teacher and administrator, Dick Dierckins. A Spokane man was arrested for the assault of two Cheney young- sters. Donald J. Quigley, 33, alleg- edly tried to abduct two girls, ages 8 and 9, near the Excell grocery store, but both escaped and called authorities. Cheney maintained its hold on first place in the Frontier League soccer standings with a 6-2 win over Colville in which Kanyon Anderson scored four times. 30 Years Ago April 3, 1985 Teachers in the Cheney School District were scheduled to vote on whether to stage a walkout and march in protest of budget cuts pro- posed by Washington Gov. Booth Gardner. A totem pole, located outside of the Indian Education Center at Eastern Washington University, was recently cut down by vandals with a handsaw. An investigation was in progress by EWU campus security. Cheney High School senior quar- terback Roger Kugler was named to play in the State East-West All Star football game, Aug. 3 in Everett, Wash. 40 Years Ago April 2, 1975 Schematic plans for the new 102,000 square foot, three-year ju- nior high school in Cheney were approved by the school board at their regular meeting. Cheney was just two people short of reaching the 7,000 resident thresh- old according to a 1975 census report filed with the state. Cheney had a 3-2 record head- ing into the opening of the 1975 Frontier League baseball season against defending state 2A cham- pion Clarkston. Blackhawks' pitcher Ron Huffman earned two of those victories. See Looking Back page 8 CHURCHES Please see the Church Directory at the bottom of page 6 for service times and contact information Cheney Community Church Worship with us as we celebrate the season of Easter. Friday eve- ning, April 3, 6:30 p.m., Cheney Community Church will host the Good Friday service for the West Plains Community Churches. The service is open to everyone. Our Easter Sunday service is at 10 a.m. Luke 24:34, "The Lord is risen indeed!" Come celebrate with us. Nursery care is provided for in- fants and toddlers, with children's church available for elementary age children. Middle school and high school teens meet 3-5 p.m. on Sunday afternoons. Our Awana Club recently par- ticipated in the regional Awana Game competition at Whitworth University. The Sparky's and T and T groups both won second place. The Trek (middle school) team placed first,, and Journey (high school) team placed fourth. We sent 32 kids and six adults from our club. A number of Bible study groups and other activities meet during the ship; Good Friday, noon passion story, 7 p.m. worship; Easter Sun- day, 9 a.m. and Easter breakfast, 10:30 a.m. worship. You may also watch our pastor's sermons at our website www.emmanuelcheney. org or on YouTube at Emmanuel Lutheran Church, Cheney. St. Paul's Episcopal Church A welcoming haven, nourish- ing all God's people in body, mind and spirit. Holy Communion at 11 a.m. The Rev. Christine Soule will preach and preside. Holy Week services are as fol- lows: Maundy Thursday Service and Foot Washing, 7 p.m. and Good Friday service, 7 p.m. Ad- ditionally, the campus ministries of the Cheney Episcopal Lutheran and Catholic churches are offering' an ecumenical Good Friday Service at noon in the multipurpose room in the Eastern Washington Univer- sity student union (PUB). Attention college students:Each Monday at 5 p.m. you are invited to join us for dinner, study and your bright intoxicating energy which fired those first disciples fall on us to turn the world again," The New Zealand Prayer Book. United Church of Christ All are cordially invited to the Easter week events at our church. At the 7 p.m. worship on Maun- dy Thursday evening, April 2, the biblical narrative of the Passion of Jesus Christ will be read. As the Lenten season leads to reflection and prayer, the sanctu- ary will be open from 7 a.m. - 7 p.m. on Friday, with slide shows of the pastor's sermons showing in a continuous loop. Also, pastor Dave will be available in his office for con- versation or deeper discussions. On Easter Sunday the sunrise service is planned for 8 a.m. at the cemetery, though it may move to the sanctuary at 423 N. Sixth St. if rain or snow. Shortly afterward, Easter breakfast will be served about 8:30 a.m. to everyone who comes. Choir practice follows at 9:15 a.m. in preparation for the 10 a.m. service in the sanctuary. During this worship service communion and Jesus Christ's rising as the Son of God will both week. Call the office for info! tion, 235-4841. Emmanuel Lutheran Church During Holy Week Emmanuel Lutheran Church invites you to worship with us. Maundy Thursday, 7 p.m. wor- Qeyoti0ns. Narcotics Anonymous ._ be celebrated by pastor David meets Tuesday and Saturday at 7:30 p.m. in the parish hall. Fellow- ship Breakfast is each Thursday at 7:30 a.m. in the parish hall. Come and bring a friend. For your contemplation: "Liv- ing God, eternal Holy Spirit, let Krueger-Duncan, and the choir will sing "Worthy Is the Lamb." United Methodist Church Journey through the passion See Churches page 8 OBITUARIES Edward "Tom" Presnell 1923 - 2015 Edward "Tom" Ihesnell passed away on March 29, 2015 at the age of 92 in Spo- kane, Wash. Tom was born on Feb. 2, 1923 to Karl and Etta Presnell in Cheney, Wash. He graduated in 1941 from Cheney High School. He served in the U.S. Army for two years and was dis- charged just after World War II. Tom was a Past Wor- thy Patron of the Eastern Star, Past Worshipful Master of Temple Mason- ic Lodge No. 42, a mem- ber of the Scottish Rite Bodies and the E1 Katif Shriners. Tom mar- ried Bonnie Harris in 1963, raised three sons and started and owned the Presnell Mobile Home Park in Cheney for 40 years. He also worked for the United States Postal Services until his retire- ment in 1985. His parents, two brothers, Elmer and Clifford Presnell and his first wife Pauline Presnell preceded Tom in death. He is sur- vived by his wife Bon- nie Presnell; children Richard and Sandi Har- ris of Coburg Ore., Jeff and Kimberly Harris of Medical Lake, Wash., and Martin and Deena Presnell of Sandpoint, Idaho; grandchildren, Rob Harris, Blake Har- ris, Brianna Harris, Max Harris, Jared Presnell and Makenna Presnell and two great-grand- children, Nathan Harris and Devin Harris. Tom was a hard worker who adored his grandchildren and al- ways had a witty joke to tell. A celebration of Tom's life will be held on Friday, April 3 at 11 a.m. at Moran United Meth- odist Church, 3601 East 65th Ave. in Spokane, Wash. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Shriner's Hospital at shrinershospitalforchil- or the charity of your choice. Online guest book is available at www'riplingerfuner- See Obits page 8 TOMLINSON Pete Baccarella " 509-953-4598 USAF Retired I CAN HELP! Emmanuel Lutheran Church 235-6300 639 Elm Street, Cheney (Corner of Elm & Huron next to Rockwood Clinid =================================== Child rensChoi ce De nta e e e e e e e I oew m = i s = e o eeo * e e ~ e Q e ~ = = s = South Hill Medical Lake 755.5437 624.1182 299.5171 Dr, Bll*ce Toi[lion [Dr. fllo.'~.~ l':~[[[iOn Dr. Andl'c~u C'~m~L~ D~ De~id T~il~ion I Dn hff~tovner ~rzog .~ne~OniyBoardCe~if~dPediatricDerrtalGr~up We Provide Family Peace of Mind! 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