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CHENEY FREE PRESS . Thursday, November 12,2015 OF CABBAGES AND KINGS i P By LUELLA DOW Contributor "recently spent an evening witha happy group at Tyler Grange. I met Christine Transue, a . lovely young mother who knows many people and has friends among those who came to the frolic. I said frolic, an old- fashioned term. You'll get used to it. Some times the Tyler Grange has an audience of 100 people. This particular evening I saw about 50 people visiting with others, including me. I felt right at home. Christine Transue and her husband Jason have two sons. Caleb is 13 and likes to wrestle. He's careful to keep his grades up. Christine said, "He is very smart. He loves animals and is always willing to help. Caleb also likes to cook." Ethan, who is eight years old, enjoys telling jokes. With a smiling face he asks you, "Where does the crocodile keep his money?" The answer? "In the river bank." Jason and Christine met at Cheney Care Center. They've been married for eight years. As time goes by they are mindful to take care of their families. Christine Transue Christine had worked four years at Cheney Care Center. She has been a nurse's aid since she was 18. Like her sons, Christine enjoys working with animals. She isalso a painter and crochetes. On "Girl's Day" she gets together with her mother and sister and creates some beauties. Christine paints windows. Her sister makes jewelry. Christine has developed a "giant painting" for the residents of Lakeland Village to have their pictures taken in front of during an open house. Christine says, "I love singing." She sang with a worship team on Sun, days until her work schedule changed. Christine now sings for her residents. She has worked at Lakeland Village for the past eight years. Christine has a stepfather. She said he is a hard- working man. When he has a project on the farm Christine is willing to help him. He has taught her many things including how to put up a strong fence. Christine is very much a "People Person." She sends to all of us this Bible verse: First Corinthians 13:13 "These three things shall remain: Faith, Hope, and Love. The greatest of these is Love." Contributed photo by Christine Transue From left to right, Christine Transue's son Ethan, age 8, husband Jason and son Caleb, age 13. Thank you, Christine. We will see you again. Luella Dow is a Cheney-area author. She can be reached at qfp@cheneyfreepress.com. LOOKING BACK 10 Years Ago Nov. 17, 2005 The search to find a replacement for departing Eastern Washington University President Dr. Stephen Jordan was narrowed to three fi- nalists, Dr. Rodolfo Ar6valo from Texas Pan American, Western Washington University's Dr. An- drew Bodman and Dr. John Folkins from Bowling Green University. After seven years serving as city administrator for the city of Cheney, Paul Schmidt was finally offered an employment contract. "I've never had a contract - the mayor and I operated on a hand- shake," Schmidt said. Quarterback Erik Meyer com- pleted 13 of 22 passes for 206 yards a pair of touchdowns to Raul Vijil as No. 21 EWU defeated 11th ranked MontanaState 35-14 at Woodward Field, claiming the Governor's Cup trophy. A 20 Years Ago Nov. 16, 1995 packed room of angry resi- LOOKING BACK WITH THE CHENEY HISTORICAL MUSEUM On Thursday, Nov. 12, 1896, Anna Deakin Marshall wrote in her journal, "Cold and rain. I went to Spokane with Mrs. McKenzie. It rained all afternoon. I got a Mackintosh, paid $5.00." Learn more about our area's history at www.cheneymuseum.org. dents awaited Cheney Planning 30 Years Ago Commission members who were Nov. 21, 1985 debafing whether to consider rezon- Cheney was experiencing a ing an area near Golden Hills from frigid end of fall as during the single family to allow construction previous two weeks upwards of apartmentcomplexes, of a foot of snow had fallen Former Eastern Washington making for hazardous driving State College President Emerson conditions. Shuck, who led the college from The Cheney School Board be- 1967-1976, passed away in Cheney gan the process to ,establish the at age 79 following a short illness, district's official position concern- Prosser defeated Cheney 20-13 ing religious activities in district in a first-round playoff game fea rr- buildings. ing two 8-0 teams. Chad Randall's Cheney's football season came 86-yard kick return and a 53-yard to an end following a 14-7 loss in pass play between Richard DeMull- the playoffs to Eastmont, finishing ing and Abdul Odood accounted for the two Blackhawks' scores. See Looking Back page 7 CHURCHES Cheney United Church Church of Christ (UCC) Join our social-well- of Christ on Sunday, Nov. 15 at 10 ness walking group, which Pastor David Krueger- a.m. A coffee hour will starts at 9 a.m. each Thurs- Duncan wiU continue with follow in the fellowship day if you wish to get the third week of his four- hall. some fresh air, exercise, week series that speaks Men's breakfast is and an opportunity to to life when living is a scheduled at 7:45 a.m. meet new people. Every- painful experience in our Sun, Nov. 15, at the Mar- one is welcome regardless hearts and in our minds, ketplace Bakery and Deli. of their walking pace. We will continue to find The lunch bunch meets to- ways to stop living with day, (Nov. 12), and every Emmanuel Lutheran relentless hurt in our daily second Thursday. Bring Church lives. Join us for services a dish to share at noon in at the Cheney United the UCC fellowship hall. See Churches page 7 I .................. i i : iiii Every child deserves great vision for school! Now taking back to school eye exam appointments• ~!~; ' ~ I=fltt ~1~1= Ofl'l t't Eye Exams. Glasses- Contacts O~'LOO"L~/~ in Cheney 1867 1st St 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 ¢* 455-8320 ¢. The Life of St. Teresa of Avita An Extraordinary Woman of Her Day - A One-Woman Play Written and Performed by Sister Leslie Lund - Carmelite Sister of Mary from Newport, WA. Celebrating the BOOth Birthday of St. Teresa of Avila St. Rose of Lima Church - Cheney, WA Saturday, November 14th, 2015 - 6:30 PM FREE Parking 7 Nights A Week 245 W. Main, Spokane 509-624-5226 Open 7 Days A Week • DR. JACOB RIDL FAMILY DENTISTRY NEW Patients Welcome Thebest chicken and fish in town/ Side Orders: • Mashed Potatoes & Gravy Corn • Green Beans • Macaroni & Cheese otato We00es We Honestl VISIT US ONLINE AT 116W. 1st, Cheney, WA .235-4222