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NEIGHBOR NEWS CHENEY FREE PRESS Thursday, July 30, 2015 10 Years Ago Aug. 4, 2005 Several locations in the Cheney area had fliers promoting "white pride" dis- tributed on their property according to Police Chief Jeff Sale. Eastern Washington University hired the executive search firm of A.T. Kearney to assist it in finding a new president for the school to replace the outgoing Stephen Jordan. Both EWU men's and women's bas- ketball teams were to face challenging schedules their coaches announced. The Mike Burns' led Eagle men would play Marquette in the Great Alaska Shootout while the Eagle women would face Pac 12 California in the Women's NIT. 20 Years Ago Aug. 3, 1995 Three new housing developments, Golden Hills, Hampton Commons and Cheney Paradise Estates, were projected to offer up to 300 new homes according to developer Steve Worthington. Crews from Shamrock Paving were busy in Cheney playing "catch up" with projects that had not been completed the previous year. The EWU board of trustees approved an operating budget of $94.5 million LOOKING :K and a capital spending plan totaling $21.4 million for fiscal year 1996. 30 Years Ago Aug. 8, 1985 The Cheney Rodeo Association host- ed an appearance of the Royal Lippizan Stallions at the rodeo arena. The NCAA cleared the EWU athletic department of any wrongdoing over an issue involving a check donated to the school's football team. The check was cashed at a local restaurant and not deposited in the booster account, a situation that was quickly corrected following the NCAA's visit. The final day of Cheney High School's summer football camp was completed with players receiving early instruction from coaches in preparation for the Sept. 13 opener. 40 Years Ago July 31, 1975 The upcoming race for the Cheney City Council would include incum- bents Tom Showalter, Fred Johns and Bill Wynd. Area school board elections included D.P. Prekeges and Ron Tan in Cheney along with George Spilker and Loren Von Lehe in Medi- cal Lake. A trio of Cheney swimmers earned first-place finishes in a 353-105 win over a team from the Spokane Valley's The Medical Lake City Council Park Pool. Kathy Albright, Kevin Mc- passed an ordinance approving the Neal and Lisa Morrow all won three Washington Water Power Company's events for Cheney. request to provide natural gas to the community. 50 Years Ago The Medical Lake Falcons base- Aug. 6, 1965 ball team saw their season come to Architects were busy finishing an end with a 15-11 loss to Chat- plans for a new Cheney High School taroy. Top hitters for the team in- and planned to have them ready for cluded Ricky South, John Lund and view sometime in September. Rod Von Lehe. 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Luke Xavier Fairchild was born July 18, 2015, at 5:53 p.m. at Tacoma Gen- eral Hospital, measuring 21 inches and weighing seven pounds, seven ounces. Tessa Fairchild is a 2002 graduate of Medical Lake High School while Ryan Fairchild is from Florida. The family is cur- rently living in Tacoma. CHURCHES Emmanuel Lutheran Church All are welcome to worship with us this Sunday, Aug. 2, at 10:30 a.m. You may also watch our pastor's Sermon at www.emmanuelcheney.org or on YouTube at Emmanuel Lutheran Church, Cheney. Adult education begins at 9 a.m. "Worship in the Park" will be held at the gazebo at Sutton Park Sunday, Aug. 9 at 10:30 a.m. Bring your fam- ily, friends, a comfy chair and worship with us in God's creation. A two-site Vacation Bible School will be held Aug. 10 - 14. "Unvanquished" will be the theme for this year's program. The Lutherhaven Staff will lead the children through a week of learning, games, crafts, and activities. Emmanuel Lutheran Church will host children who will be entering grades 1 - 6 this fall from 8 a.m. - 3 p.m. Please plan to bring a daily sack lunch. St. Rose of Lima Catholic Church will host children 3 - 5 years of age from 9:30 - 11:30 a.m. on the same dates as above. Registration forms are available at Emmanuel Lutheran Church or online at www.emmanuelcheney.org under the Ministries tab. Please fill out one form per child you will be registering. For more information please contact the church office at 235-6300 between the hours of 8 a.m. and noon Monday through Friday or email us at secretary@emmanuelcheney.org. United Church of Christ Cheney UCC invites you to attend our service on Aug. 2, with guest pastor Jan Shannon. The service begins at 10 a.m. followed by a fellowship hour. The new church council has met and plans have begun for the next year. Church coordinator Kate Sloan can be contacted Tuesday, Thursday ind Saturday mornings at 235-4193 or at cheneyucc@outlook.com. United Methodist Church Sunday worship at the United Methodist Church is at OF CABBAGES AND KINGS Good things do ppen By Luella Dow know the people. Remember that, don't call other people "Have a Contributor Luella." Cookie." Then I remembered, my Editor'snote:LuellaDowcontinues The driver rolled his window daddy did call somebody Joey. Was her story from last week of challenges down and began to talk, "Hey there, it this man? faced in her youth, would you like a ride to William's After three weeks back at home Even at my age I understood Valley?" I wouldn't look at him. again, [ walked the long road to they didn't like me. I'd go home I kept walking. The driver called school. I was determined that those again. I managed to gather the again. "Hey, can you hear me? I'll grownups, and those kids would armful of school supplies I had take you to William's Valley." not get the best of me. A week of brought to school and started down I was a bit shaky. "William'sshoulder pushing, whispering, the road. Valley?" and pointing at my clothes was I hadn't gone 10 steps before I "Yes, you know, it's where you tiresome. And all of a sudden I had heard a blaring horn and a man's live and your daddy said-" a wonderful surprise! The good voice, "Get off the road. You're I interrupted him, "My mamma teacher, the one who was so kind to too little to be out here by yourself, told me to never get in somebodv's me, suddenly stood beside me. "Hi I ain't gonna be responsible for car if I don't know him." Luella. I'm so glad to see you." you." The man laughed. "Well, I'm a"Teacher" I squeaked and threw I ran to the other side of the road. friend of your daddy and I know myself at her. "Can you be my The man raced his car past me and your mamma too." teacher?" left me in sheets of dust. I heard I shook my head. The man said, "Better than that, little lady. You another car coming and sighed. "My name is Joe and your daddy and I are going to a different school. "Another one?" calls me Joey and your mamma Not far from home, just far from This car stopped beside me. calls me "Have a Cookie." When this school." The driver looked pleasant. But, you get home, tell them you saw "Will I like it?" "Yes, you'll like I remembered what my mother me." He drove slowly away toward it a lot." always said, "Don't ever get in William's Valley. I began to laugh. somebody's car when you don'tWas it all right to laugh? People See Cabbages page 8 MORE INFO Please see the Church Directory at the bottom of page 6 for service times and contact info. 10 a.m. The Rev. Alissa Bertsch Johnson will lead the ser- vice continuing her sermon series on the book of Acts. "Everest, conquering challenges with God" s mightypow- er," is the theme for this year's Vacation Bible School. VBS is scheduled for Aug. 16-20. You can register on line on the church website, www.cheneyumc.org. 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